Abilene Reporter News, November 26, 1974

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1974, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 94TH.YEAR, NO. 161 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604; TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER. 26, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Price 15 Cents 'Associated By ELUE RUCKER No Move Underway Against Minor Sports Q. I understand (here is a move underway by The Texas.Coaches Assn. to curtail all interest and activity In .minor sports such as tennis, golf, I swimming, etc, .Could this possibly be true? confused. Ray Over- ton' of -Cooper president of Texas High School Coaches Assn., presented a proposal :rpr study to the.UIL legislative council concerning equal rules for all U1L activities': A certain season, definite slart- '.ing and stopping dales; same number of games played and same length of work- out season. The Texas" High! School Coaches Assn. has over coaches.-This particular proposal came from.the coaches of small- er schools. Overton, as president, simply made the presentation. These coaches 'were concerned about loss of school time on tennis and golf, cost of travel, the problem of taking a sponsor will the team and finding a substitute for the sponsor when he's traveling. They felt individual sports should be contained In one season rather than both spring and fall competition. Behind their proposal was the rapidly rising costs of athletic programs, especial- ly the extended, periods of time iirminor sports. Cost of travel and meals had be- come a burden. Overtoil says we don't have this prob- lem in Abilene since our school board lias subsidized pur athletic program. And Oveiton'stressed the intent was NOT Id curtail; any program but for equal rules in all sports. Director of Athletics for University In- .tcrscholastic League Bailey Marshall said the legislative council took no action on the proposal. 11 will not be voted on this year. It's possible, of course, that it could brought-up again next year, but if voted and passed would not go into effccL until the 1576-77 school year. Marshall also said the UII, and the coaches are not trying to kill any sport; Q. My daughter's concerned about her height: For one thing, .she'd like to 'join the'Air Force but she's li years old and only 5 ft. tall, where can I find an cndocrlnologist who can help her with Her growth? ;A. locally. We You can cut the carrier's expense by paying on time or by'mailing a'check for six or, twelve months' subscription directly to the newspaper. The carrier gets credit and._ii' saves him time and expense of collecting: By KITTY FRIEDEN Hcportcr-News Staff Writer "We lake eontrol'of the situation. We don't intend for one of our agents lo get' hurt." Sgt. Larry Faulks, who heads the Abilene Police Department Special Services Bureau, the narcotics divi- sion, made the statements in answer to questions about his bureau on its methods of handling a search warrant. "We lake control of the place, or the evidence will be destroyed. I don't go too much for-TV theories on lhat he said, explaining that he and his agents don't stand oulside a door, knock, and Identify themselves before entering a resi- dence on a search. He said SSB agents will either use Pup by the Can This breed puppy is in tlie cau the Abilene Anriiial.Shel- ter, (hat-is until someone can spring for the puppy price. Anyone in-, lerested in providing a new home to r may contact tlie-'shelter.'at' 1901. Cottonwood. (Staff, p.holp by Dori Blajdcy) V-. Haldcman Lawyer Says Client .WASHINGTON jury in the Watergate cover-up trial was asfced by H. n. Haldeman's lawyer today to -understand "his reliance on. the integrity and guidance of Richard Nixon" in weighing the obstruction of justice charges -against the former White House chief of staff. As the for former Atfy. Geu.. John N. Mitchell did before him, Ilaldeman's attorney, John J. Wilson, painted Haldenian an innocent man who had "no intention to obstruct justice in the "Wa- tergate affair." Delivering his opening state- ment, Wilson outlined for the jury what he .called "chap- ters" in the Watergate story: Beginning with the break-in planning, Ihc immediate Wat- ergate the defen- dant's need for money and the l_n Haldeman's control thai cve'ntually went lo the Walcrgatc defendants. Milclicll'5 lawyer, .William G" Hundley had the jury Monday that Mitchell was a guy whose "loyally and belief in his president" kept him from on the Nixon Wliile House. "The evidence will show .clearly the loyalty -was not re- Hundley added. Wilson began with the in? that John W. Dean III had with Ilaldeman'-in January'or. February at a'lime, when by Nixon Mitchell had rejected two break-in and bugging plans' championed by G. Gordon-Lid- dy. _ _ Mrs. Rockefeller Condition 'Good' NEW YORK (AP) Mar-. garetla "Happy" was reported in good condition today and given an excellent chance of fully recovering from her her second operation in five weeks for removal of a cancerous breast. A spokesman at Memorial-" .Hospital said "this morning that "Mrs. Rockefeller had' comfortable night She was. -taken 'off intravenous fluids last evening, had a light sup- per and. was', up walking around. "Bblii agi'ee that (here'was a declaration between .thein that Mr. Dean should stay .out of the matter Wil- son said. The lawyer said I here was a suggestion that because Halde- man's deputy, Gordon Slra-. c h a n, saw memorandums about the break-in plans that these automatically brought to Haldeman's atten- tion. Tiut, said Wilson, "Mr. Haldeman recalls'seeing notli- .-ing even this situa- INDEX Amusements 2B Business Mirfor j 3A Bridge 5A Classified '.5-8C 4C Comics Editorials Horoscope.....'....... HospilaT Palienls. 'Obituaries Spoils To Your Good Hfcalth TV Loq TV Scout Werner's News '.V. 5A AS' 8C I-3C 6A -2B 2B 33 THIS WEEK ONLY! FAMILY WEEKENDER DEADLINE WED.-3iOOPM Our Clqii'rfied Btpl. widbcdottd an Thuridof f M Ike Plcaie bring copy in early. 15 Wardj-3Dayt (IS'ior wordi) MSH OMIT to On Nixon's Condition By RICHARD SALTUS Associated Press Writer LONG BEACH, Calif. Three 'cardiovascular spe- cialists' were preparing a re- port-today .on .the physical condition of former President llidliard M: Nixon after a trip lo his beachside estate at San Clemente.- The team of doctors, ap- pointed by the Watergate cov- er-up trial judge lo determine whether- Nixon was healthy enough to testify in the trial in Washington, traveled by car with Nixon's surgeon- to sec the former chief executive. Dr. Charles.A. Hufnagcl of Georgetown University, head of the said an airport news conference would be held today, just before their noon departure, to "give a broad picture of the problem not the contents of the re- port 01- any details" of the findings they will make to the court.-. U.K. District Court Judge John J. Sirica said he wanted the report by .Friday.-Nixon, home from the hospital less than a month, has been sub- poenaed as both z defense and prosecution witness at the trial.of five former political associates. Tlie doctors spent two hours inside -die Spanish-- style estate, and Jlicn left with- oul saying, whether llio.vjiad performed a physical nalion on Nixon.'Nixon were unavailable to comment on the doctors' visit, but I hey.. said earlier.'that-Nixon wa'sf''. not adverse to nn.examination. Before their 50 mile trip south, the doctors--, looked through medical records' at Memorial ..Hospital .Medical Center with Dr.- Eldon.. 13. Hiekman, the-man, .who: per- formed surgery "on Nixoii lust Oct. W for phlebitis of flic left lcg-' 'llnfnagel said (hey "had-full cooperation, and the most coiv dial relations .with all ol. Sir. Nixon's .Ilicknian and Nixon's pcr- sqnal. physician, Dr. -jblin C. Lungrcn, had said a personal examination would cause Nix- on excessive-stress and might cause-Nixon's-blood pressure- to. vise dangerously high and- trigger internal bleeding. Internal bleeding within hours alter completion ofjNix- oil's operation sent shock and put him on. the, crit- icn) list .for.six If.the doctors' report1 court.: On-.'.Nixon's- health' -'.is to .Nixon may be asked deposition, at.'hjs. libme .oT. his te'slimqny may.'be. vi.dcoljipcfL, Ford to Welcome Old WASHINGTON; President" Ford ;will welcome his.high school football team- male's'lp tiie" White Thursday for: a ThanksgtEinj The'; played hall with Fpnl in; Grand -FjipV ids, in. the (930s -trailif gel Thanksgiving. .This ''yeariSSs'' Ford's turn lo host the'group. --Later'in'the day, the Presi- dent, Mrs. Ford .'ant.: their daughter Susan -will. dq'wir ;i The "Fords'-three sons a're" nob .-expected- lo: come homejjiiir; the -holiday, a -White .spokesman said. Winds Moderate Morning Readings Strong southwesterly winds were rusliing to gieet an ap- proaching Pacific cold front Tuesday morning, with wind gusts of up to 33 mpli.'at 9 a.m. The blustery.winds kept the temperature from dropping at dawn! The low was degrees at 8 a.m. WEATHER SERVICE fore- caster Frank Cannon said the cold front was to. arrive, at 1 p.m. 'Tuesday, niuch earlier tlian .expected because of its fast pace niph. nothing to slow It lie said of the. weather patterns in the Big Country. B e c a ii s e of the dry southwesterly w i n d s, the fronts should bring cold air but no precipitation, Cannon said. It was in the vicinity 6f Dalhart at 8 a.m. Tuesday. The early, arrival should cause much better weather for Thanksgiving Day than ex- pected Monday. FRONT goes through, the normal warming trend should set in and Can- non said fair skies and mild temperatures should be the rule. The mercury could drop lo 30' degrees Wednesday -morn- ing, however, which would mean the second freeze of the season Uie first being Mon- dav morning, also with a low of'30- WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NationaP.Weoltier Service [Weaker Mop, Pg, 46) ABILENE AND JVICINITY (10-mile radius) Clecr lo parlly lotfay through Wednesday. Warmer lotto y, turning cooler I his ofternwnj colder lo- nlgnl and Wednesday. SouUvjvcslcrty 10 to 20 mph becoming northerly 1his offeffiotwi ID 1o rnpn. High thfs oCcrr.oon nc-cr 70. -Lo.v tonigril neor 30. High Wednesday in Ibt upper iCs, High orvd lor ?J tours cr.dfng 9 59 a There Goes Dinner Frances Coppa. look's on as a turkey the Dragotta's. Turkey. Farm in Marlboro, N..Y. .The pros- pective Thanksgiving diniicr" dirfn'f- get' very.- ils (lays arc. now numbered. (AP .Wir'epholq) ..'7-- t for Agent to Get trickery lo get inside, walk in if the door is unlocked, or force the door open. kick in very he added. 'FAULKS WOULD not elaborate nn how the officers "trick''; thelnway inside before irienlifyirig'Jhemselves as police.. are inside, they .'immediately, identify themselves', "then 'per-' sons want lo con- duct a search as quiet as he explained; _ Municipal Judge.Nflthan Newman, who says he issues the 'majority ol local he be- lieves the local officers "consci- entious" in (heir enforcement of the law; Lost of three stories Bnt, remarking that he is a for-. incr defense attorney, Newman bothers me" sort of, in a that I have-this much power that says 'FJorgel the Conslit ution and break down the door' al- though a, search .warrant is the legal .exception to the constitution's pro- tection'from illegal search and seiz- ure. Slate law on the method of entry executing a search warrant is vague.. Article J8, Point Ifi of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas stales, "The officer shall, upon going lo Ihe place ordered to be searched or be- fore seizing any property for which he is-ordered to make the search, of his purpose lo the person who has charge of ov is an inmate of the place or who has pos-' session of the property described in Hie warrant." Criminal Disl. Ally. Ed Paynter said generally, Ihe code further pro- vides that an officer can use such force as is required, but not greater than lhat required, lo overcome any resistance in the process of a search. LOCAL BAR association prcsi- (fcnt and criminal defense attorney Jim Robinson said his main criti- cism is not with the search itself bnt wilh the method of entry. lie said he had heard of several' cases in which Ihe door was forced open and he calls entry by trickery "defeit- fiil." "The proper way is to knock on Ihe door and stale your Robinson'said. SSB officials protest Ihis would give the subjects inside a chance to dispose of the evidence. Don Wilson, another -defense allor-' ney, said, "I've nevev heard of any cases where Ilicy knocked. They don't walk in. They hit Ihe door en masse, guns drawn." "I don't know bow many d'ooi's Ihey kick Judge N'cwmah said. they must do what's able to effectuate a good and ValiiT aiTCSl. "I defend them to the end on riiethod of entering a house. never know behind Iha'l'j-; he added. 'The judge pointed out Ihe possibil- ity of a set-up perpetrated by'-a tiis-; giimtled infomiant who lio wants to play Ihe game df Idling on his friends. Faulks said the narcotics have made one bad blunder in ex-V' ecuting search wan'anls! They were given a wrong address by an (oniiniU and knocked open-, Uiss; wrong door, hitting the' man in the head. His wife was nine-'9 both we riisbed lo the hospital. 0 ;

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