Abilene Reporter News, November 27, 1974

Abilene Reporter News

November 27, 1974

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1974, Abilene, Texas 'WltHcklt OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 94TO-ypARi- NO.! 162 PHONE. 6734271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 27, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Price 15 Cenis Associated Preti Selassie May Be Executed fi Iyer Onward hot dog vendor refuses to let the weather immobilize as Ihe a cold, windy day. (AP Wirepholo) BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Deposed Klhiopian Emperor Haile Selassie may be execut- ed in Ihe next two days, the French-language Beirut news- paper L'Oricnl-Lc Jour said today. The newspaper, quoting Western diplomatic sources, said Ihe 82-year-old Selassie had been moved from-delen- lion in Addis Ababa to a town 30 miles away to prepare for Ihe execution. Selassie was de- posed and placed under arrest last September. The govern- ment was taken over by a provisional military council which last weekend executed 60 aristocrats and former Elliiopian officials. L'Orient-Le Jour said sever- al Western nations are urging African countries lo intercede with the' Elhopian junta to save Selassie's life. lilohsen Slim, a prominent lawyer and chairman of the Committee to Safeguard Lib- erty and the Constitution, ca- bled international- organiza- tions asking them lo save Se- lassie. He said the former em- peror deserves help because of his advanced age, his role as' architect of African 'unity and support of the Arab and Palestinian causes. The1 120-member military council, which ordered the 60 executions' carried out after Gift Pays Heart Donor's Burial South Africa midnight Sunday.. An ahohyrrioiis; South Schrikker earns about 'a 'African has given J150' to :lhe week as -'a driver., pai'ents of 10-year-old Jennifer "We 'are reaily haidng frou-Schrikker.lo bury dangli- ble wilh the funeral arrange-ler, whose heart was used, in menls, and I am hoping that an historic operation this someone at Groote.Schuur, or week. even Pi'Of. Barnard, will be The announcement by able to tell me what to Grootc Schuur- Hospital-means- Schrikher said. Hie end of a -'search 'by the Jlrs. Schrikker remains at girl's father, Frederick A. home, to care 'for the 'family's Sclirihker, 38, to raise the ether three children: money. Sclirikker said he had B a r n a r d, who pioneered asked for help from Dr. Chris- heart transplant- surgeiy at tia, Barnard, the -heart-trans- Creole Schu'ur seven years plant pioneer 'who 'implanted- -ago, said lhe technique of im-Jennifer's heart'in lhe ehesl of planling a second, heart has a 58-year-old rnan on Monday. several advantages over re-The operation, which left in- placing one heart with aiioth-lact the uhidentilied recipi- er. ent's diseased heart, -made "One ofthe contrary indica-him the first person -to have lions of the total heart hearts. .plant was very liigh pressure John Bichler, .of Granada in the lung, which Ihis patient Hills, Calif., sent a telegram he said in an interview lo Tlie Associated .Press in'-. Tuesday. "This does not occur Johannesburg offering- to pay now The second advantage for Ihe burial. But by. the time is that you have not removed the offer reached R.O. Water- the ainounl of function lhe pa-ineyer, deputy medical super- lient's own heart 'can do." intemlent at Groote Schunr, He added: "This is more at-llie anonymous donor already tractive to patients, and they had underwritten the. burial are more, ready to accept this expenses. operation. If you run into sc-Jennifer was killed Sunday, .vere rejection or infection, in a car accident in nearby then .you can remove the Mailland. Her heart was kept 'transplanted heart, and the bc-aling artificially .unlil. Hie .patient is back to his original five-hour operation began al function." Skies to Sparkle -'i'te -cold 'touch. Weather Service said level, day morning that they expect "dawn lhe same conditions that scared skies. lures and clear skies. -aflcr. Following the front's pas-riishing.Vinlp! Texas -Tuesday, sage from Ihe area, Icmpera-slbwed: arid, then .crept through lures should warm up slighlly Attlenfr aflernoon .with lhe return of a southerly only .'a. 'change "iri wind wind flow. entry. ..As before, the 'mercury should reach up into the mid the- teiii- or upper 60s in (lie afternoon, peraliire began -to all -rapidly arsuflset'Tuesdayrfrom an at- 'THE NATIONAL- Wealhcr lernoon m'gli.6f 6fi degrees. 'Service also issued a special Thanksgiving ,Day forecast for ing calling for sunny skies and IGnSIOnS .MOUnt co0' but seasonably normal L-'f'-'i'f- temperatures over most of nation. if- .-A- J''Eh temperatures "givin Day will range from lhe .StQtion'for lhe .mid 2rjs and big-ggme. 'Friday.. There is other northern slalcs, lo Ihe a Reporter- 70s in Southern California' .as jzona and Texas. Host areas will be in 1 lie Ms and 50s, count. down Ttbrkickoff.wirh however. WflATflflR t> fiAinflll u's' Cfossified-' '-'-'4-BC (Weolhtr Mop, Pg. 3A1 ABILENE AND VICINITY iio-mire 3C radius) Hair today through ThurMloy. Editorials 4A' Cool Kxfoy and tonight. A lltlle RC Thursday. LFghl norlhcoilcrly winds fSRySSSttWZTlltfSFtX; 8C lonlghl fn mid Thursday In T Of lhe upper Mfgli and Tow for 24 hours ending 9 To a.m.: M and 32. y TVvlJofl 2B and date year; 59 ''CjJT 't- i 37. Sunrise Iwiay: Sonscl tmighl; .3B simrlst midnight Saturday, was re- ported divided on the mailer of Selassie's execution. Uiiilcd Nations Secretary- General Kurt Waldheiui on Tuesday appeale die the coun- cil to refrain from further exe- cnlions for humanitarian rea- sons. In a cable to the council WaUlheim said the internation- al community feels anxiety over "reports that a similar Texan Armstrong Said Resigning WASHINGTON (A P) Presidenlial counselor Anne Armstrong, top-ranking wom- an in Ihe Ford and Nixon ad- ministrations, is leaving her While House post by Jan. 1, sources say. Mrs. Armstrong went home to her. Texas ranch for Thanksgiving after a meeting Tuesday wilh President Ford. It was later learned that though tlie meeting with Ford was on business matters, Mrs. Armstrong's desire lo leave the administration for person- al reasons had already been conveyed lo the President. By ihe end of the year, Mrs. Amrslrong will have- scn'ed nearly (wo years in Ihe 500 a-year counselor's job that former President Ttichavd jr. Nixon gave her with Cabinet rank. She had been co-chairman of the Republican National Committee from January 1971 unlil she started Hie White House job Jan. 13, 1973. Mrs. Armstrong has been' given a wide range of assign- ments in domestic fields, in- cluding the bicentennial. and areas of special interest lo women. She promoted "passage of [he Equal Rights' Amendment' and recruitment of women 'to top level posts in government, a project thai recently lias been lagging at the White House. There was no immediate in- dication whether Ford plans lo replace .Mrs. Amrslrong with another .woman in tliat post. fate may await remaining de- tainees." Sheik Aboud Jumbo, presi- dent of Zanzibar, warned thai Ihe7 executions could trigger civil war in Elliopia. He told newsmen in Nairobi, Kenya, where he was departing for a six-nalion lour ot the Middle East, "We are not happy about the executions and will never support killings of this nature." i He said he hopes good sense will prevail in Ethiopia "and prevent that country going over the precipice. Africa hus no need for any more civil wars." In London the crown prince of Ethiopia, Asfa Wossen, called last weekend's execu- tions "n mockery of justice" and "an affront lo all Ethiopi- ans, young and old, who are struggling to create a just sys- lem in our country." The 58-year-old son of the deposed emperor, who was de- signated by Ihe military coun- cil last September lo become a [igurchead king, said lie was "h o r r i f i e d and deeply grieved" by' Hie executions] lie said the wrongs of Ihe pasl should be corrected but not used as grounds' for "unpro- ductive vengeance." The crown prime, who hns lived in Geneva since 1972, was in London to visit his son', a student at Oxford Universi- ty, lie made no commcnl on any danger to the life of his .father. At a news conference in Bei- rut the rebel movement in the Ethiopian province of Eritrea called for a U.S. arms embar- go against Elhiopia. Osman Kaleh Sabbi, headiflf the Erilrean Liberation Front, said he made the appeal "in the inleresl of preserving peace in the Tied Sea." Democrat Winner In N. H. Recount N.1I. (AP) Democrat John A. .Durkin, a former stale insurance com- missioner and self-styled con- sumer advocate, has won the recount of New Hampshire's U.S. Senate'race by 10 votes. Secretary of State Robert L. Stark said- today the' recount of the closest statewide race in New Hampshire history showed that Durkin received votes to for U.S. Rep. Louis C. Wyman, a Republican. Wyman had gone into the recount 542 votes ahead in official, returns. Stark would certify riurkin 'as Hie election win- ner with the Secretary of the U.S. Senale. Any appeal first would go lo the stale Ballot Law Commis- sion, but Ihe decision on a winner might ultimately be up to the Senate ilself. A Durkin victory would mean that the new Sena'le would be made up of Demo- crats and 38 Republicans, gain, of seals for the that', a recount in Noiih Dakota con- firms Sen. Milton H. Young as live winner in his reelection bid. If Ihe cleclion is upheld, New. Hampshire would have two D em 6 c r a I s in the U.S. Senate for the first lime since the Republican parly was founded in the 1850s. Durkin ami Wyman ran for Ihe seal of Republican N orris retired. Democrat Thomas J. 'Mclntyre has held Ihe 'stale's other U.S. Senale seat since January 1367. Wyman, 54, a Manchester 1 a w y e r like Durkin, had scived 10 years in the House before deciding to run for Ihe" Senale. Telephone Top, Cover-Up Points Denied by Mitchell By DONALD M. KOTHBKKG 'Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Wai- crgalc prosecutors began Ihcir cross-examination of former Ally. Gen. John N. Milchell today affer he completed a point-by-point denial UiaL he ever, conspired to lap Demo- crats'.phones or to cover-up Hie Watergate break-in. Just before Milchell began his second day of testimony at Ihe Watergate cover-up trial, U.S. Dislricl Judge John J. Sir- ica checked wiUi court-ap- pointed doctors to determine if Ihey are ready to report whether former President llichard M. Nixon is well enough to tcslify at lhe (rial. 'William S. 1'rates, defense lawyer for former Wliile Motels Say 'Yes' on Thanksgiving By BLUE RUCKER Q. Help! Last Thanksgiving was .n dteaslfr I live alone. I am not, a, cook. I evn dlskes U serve ..a grnpl Tke arrival guests -tart Tiarnksflvlig alrtwst caused a not ice cream ud donnfs, .bit a Ml meal. Ui aad-dowi, (he other .-WwMMlIy glassy-eyed with our tMgiies we finally found a that .was serving torkev. At-thSt pMli we'd iave1 eatei 'fried skink bit heef.KMk) been bet-' the whole Uuit. waits order MI meii-at IMI 01 Tkanks- gjrtag Day? Cai- a restau- H lit M AMIeM, htw far must a-iiousand- times no.' Maybe closed but the first yve, called cheerily We catted Starlile, HUtfJoaind Colonial 'Inns'. From ihe good (hose-five, we imagine most g. One restaurant manager said, "We're not-even serving turkey." Q. My husband and I love (o go deer hurtling, usually bring back a deer apiece each year. Our three bovs also hunt so we should have four or five deer this season. There ts no way we cm consume all (hat venison and we don'l want (o wasle it. Is there someone who could use what we can'l? A. Take it lo Barnes Market at 610 N. Willis. An anonymous group of concerned citizens will pay for processing and make sure it gets to deserving needy families. Barnes is merely the collection point. The market doesn't determine what families are eligible and it doesn't distribute Ihe venison but-will make sure it gets lo the .distribution center. Q. Not long ago a news item In your paper about turkeys caising a: respiratory condition in humans. Is It safe for me It serve turkey my family for Thanksgiving? I've MI sett anything more in the paper abott the turkeys .or whether any tkese were 01 Ike market. A. Turkeys and tuna fish have been misbehaving. They've gotten bad repula-, lions lately but we're having a hard time finding oul why and which ones. Not too long ago' someone wrole Action Line about contaminated tuna. We .called the city- county health unit, the regional health de- partment, even the fond and drug admin- istration and.no one seemed concerned. We even checked district supermarket of- no warnings had been issued. Ap- parently it's okay to go ahead with Tom Turkey plans. We did find out the contam- iriated'tima was reported in eastern states, Q. Why doesn't (he sporfs deparl- niciil place (he weekly Southwest Con- ference football statistics In lhe news- paper! A. They do run the standings, the last scores and next week's schedule i every Monday in bolh'morning and eve- ning.editions. .Statistics on passing, nish- 'ing, scoring and that type of thing are not every week due to the vast amount of sports and the resulting limita- tions op space. But you can write the office at PO Box 7183, Dallas 75209 for weekly slatistics. Expect to be charged a small fee. Q. I-purchased a Itig sleeved tor- tle-Hcked white blouse ?7 pins lax. It was a median aid I did lot try it on whjle hi-the sttre. Tiat evenlig I put it M It check the size and it tad holes In (he shoalders. 1 returned lo the store (he next flay, was informed (hey did not give cash refunds even though Ihey did not have another blouse in Ihe I had pur- chased. r brought home a smaller blonse, fried il on anil it was loo small, r redrmed it and asked again for a refund. They flady refused say- ing I would have lo select other mer- chandise. I did no( want anylhing else they had or I wonld have bought U lhe tint day. Even (he manager refused (o re- fund my money though his first mer- chandise was defective. I am very much upset. Am I In error In my feelings? There were no signs poslcd (o Ihe effect Ihey give no cash re- funds. A. Since you wrote the Belter Husiness Bureau before you wrote Action Line, and the BBB has already gone to work on il, we're leaving it in the BBS's hands. We do wonder why you didn't try the blouse on while in the slore. It could have saved a lot of gasoline and grief. The BBB is checking out this slore. Address questions (o Action Line, 31, Abilene, Texas Names will lot be used but questions must he signed and addresses given. Please Include telephone numbers If possible. House aide John D. Ehrlich- man, and prosecutor James F'. Ncal joined in asking Sirica to find out whether the dolcors were ready to report earlier than scheduled. Sirica had his law clerk call Dr. diaries Hut nag el of Georgetown University, chair- man of the panel that exam- ined Nixon and his medical records in California on Mon- tlay. Tlie panel is scheduled in report ils findings lo Sirica on Friday. At a news conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday members1 of the panel said Ihey had reached a unanimous conclu- sion but they declined to say what it was. Ehrlichman has subpoenaed Nixon lo testify as a defense witness. Milchell, first of lhe five de- fendants to take the stand in his own defense, described how Ehrlichman Iried to get him lo take at least partial blame for tlie Watergate break-in. Mitchell said he met with Ehrliclunan al tlie While House on April 14, 1973 in a session lhal "was pretty indel- ibly ini presse d upon my mind." lie said Ehrlichman told him that then-President Nixon felt that some people might he refraining from telling all they knew about, Watergate be- cause lliey thought it was in the best inlerost of the presi- dent. Ehrliclmian told Mitchell that Nixon thought such people should step forvai'il. "I told him since I had no culpability I didn't intend (o do anything further about Mitchell said. During several hours on Hie witness sland over a. two-day period Mitchell flatly contra- dicted the testimony of several prosecution witnesses. Sirica took over questioning of the former attorney general at lhe close of lhe day on Tuesday. The judge sent tlie jury home for Ihe day and then turned to Mitchell and asked if lie could explain why lhe Nix- on campaign finance .commit-, lee gave Ihousands of dollars lo Ihe Watergate burglars and their lawyers. "What reason did they have lo pay the Cuban-Americans asked the judge whose search for Ihe trutli at Hie first Watergate trial is credited with helping break the alleged cover-up. "Was il out of Hie goodness of their pressed Siri- ca. "Was there any obliga- "1 can'l enlighten you, you'.' replied llilchcll. "I didn't slart it. I didn'l mako. Hie decision. I didn't have anything lo do with it." "I don't understand why it was necessary to give all .these Ihousands of dollars un- less something was done for the (Nixon re-cleclion) com- Sirica persisted. "Why didn't someone say, 'Why do we owe you any- "I quile agree with said Mitchell. fteporler-News loscd Thursday Dffices of the Reporter-News vill be cfosed Thursdoy for 'hanksgiving Day, open as isual Friday morning. One Paper Thursday. nnuaf Shopping dilion will be printed Thurs- day morning and distributed o every subscriber. There be no affernoon edition n Thanksgiving, tradition with the Reporter-News. If You Should Miss Your Paper ...coll 673-4271, circulolion deportment, before A.M. ond one will be de ivered to you. Hin A Ilnppy .1 ;

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