Abilene Reporter News, December 15, 1974

Abilene Reporter News

December 15, 1974

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1974, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSt TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 94TH YEAR, NO. 179 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEX., 79604, SUNDAY MORNING, DEC, 15, 1974-EIGHTY-EIGHT PAGES IN SEVEN SECTIONS 25c SUNDAY Associated A Christmas present for These three Hamlin girls may be asking Santa for-money to help send them and the other members of the Hamlin Sta ge Band to Europe next summer. The girls helped out Thursday when band direc tor Tim Jones took pictures of children with Santa as a fund raising project for th e trip. Santa is 0. H. -Weaver. The girls are left to-right Debi Cary, Cheryl Baker and Kayta Mehaffey. (Staff Photo by Gerald Ewing) Hamlin Willing to Pay Piper To Make Dream Come True By LORETTA FULTON Reporter-News state Editor HAMLIN Sixteen days of sightseeing in six European countries, five concerts plus radio and television appear- ances. It sounds like a dream come true for any performing group. The group that pinched themselves and found out they really weren't dreaming is the Hamlin Stage Band. The band is one of four high school-stage bands In the Unit- ed States invited by Interna- tional Tours, Inc. to make the tour next July. The 24 members and their direc- tor, Tim Jones, will leave New York July 21 and return Aug- ust 4. Everyone 'involved agrees that the trip is a fantastic op- portunity. But there's just one little catch That's the amount the band must, raise to finance the trip. BUT Ttf you talk to their parents and townspeople you get the feeling that they could raise the money by next week if they had to. Jones said he received a let- ter the latter part of October from Dr. Joseph L. Bellamah of Kingsville inviting the band to make the trip. He made the announcement Nov. 1 and by See OUTSIDE, Col. 1 Back page this section Ford Tells Giscard: Cooperation Is Key FORT DE FRANCE, Mart- inque (AP) Pressing to break a impasse on world energy policy, Presi- dent Ford told French Presi- dent Yalery Giscard d'Estaing on Saturday night that "coop- eration and solidarity among consumer nations" is the best way to blunt Arising oil prices. Exchanging toasts at a for- mal dinner, the French presi- dent in turn indicated a will- ingness to work out a joint ap- proach to key issues, declar- ing "it is...by concert that we will arrive at a solution to the problem of rising petroleum prices." Ford arrived on this Carib- bean island earlier Saturday tor two days at talks with Gis- card d'Estaing, During the flight from Washington a sen- ior adviser told newsmen the President is ready to reach a compromise with on world energy policy. Details of an energy agree- ment remain to be worked out, but the senior official said the move could lead to a ma- jor international conference next summer between oil con- suming and oil producing na- tions. The official, who declined to be named, indicated that un- der the proposed compromise, the United States would ease Its pressure for France to join the U.S.-sponsored Interna- tional Energy Agency, .while France would soften its insis- tence for a quick conference between the oil consuming and oil producing nations. In toasting Giscard d'Estaing, Ford delared: "Unilateral measures can no longer suffice in solving prob- lems of such universal dimen- sion" as the problem of en- ergy and petroleum. "If we are to transcend bur difficulties and successfully meet our challenges, we seek constructive dialogue, not con- Ford said. The United States is con- vinced that cooperation and solidarity among the consum- ing nations marks the surest way to reach understanding with the producer nations, which we all desire." The United States has op- posed a conference of petrole- um users and as has been urged by France unless careful preparations are first made to insure the consuming nations will present a unified bargaining position. Giscard d'Estaing in his din- ner remarks signaled a readi- ness to go along with such preparations. The purpose of See FORD. Col. 7 Back page this section Walter Lippmann Dies at 85 NEW YORK (AP) -Col- umnist AValter Lippmann, fre- quently called the.most influ- ential writer on diplomacy and politics generation, died Saturday. He was 85 and had long been ill. Lippmann, a Puliteer prize- wielded enormous authority through ..his newspa-i per column; which .for year? was syndicated; By 'the New York Herald: Tribune and later by the Washington Post. "Lippmann always has his own foreign said the late President John F. Kenne- dy? when told that then'Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev considered the writer the true exponent: of American views and government statements only propaganda. "Sometimes it coincides with Kennedy added. President Ford, on learning of Lippmann's death, issued a statement of tribute: "With the death of "Walter Lippmann we Save lost 'great American. As a news- man, political analyst and au- thor, Walter Lippmann played a major role for more than half a century in the develop- ment of public dialogue and in shaping i new standard of journalism. "Mr. Lippmann's contribu- tion to the good society which he envisioned for his country will be long remembered Lippmann, a ruddy-faced man with twinkling blue eyes; was disturbed by 'Kennedy's position and advised Khrush- chev, through a mutual ac- quaintance, to rely on U. S. government sources for the official view'and regard his column as merely opinion. However, that opinion had See UPPMANN. Col. 2 Back page this section WALTER UPPMANN Pulitzer-prize winner Goodfellows Campaign Goes Over Mark c Imagine those squeals on Christ-' mas moramg. there only 3 more days to do- your shopping The A b i 1 e n e GoodfellOws campaign was, still more than shy' of its goal Saturday, the deadline- for, ac- cepting letters from, the needy. requesting help for Christmas., In last year's campaign, the contribution goal of was readied the same day as the deadline for help requests. The mail Saturday brought in donations, placing the total raised so far -this year at Although no more letters seeking food, clothing and (oys for less fortunate Abilene fam- Insidc Toddy Aledo 22 Jim Ned 0 Story, Pg, 1C Former Lt. Gov. Ben Barnes, one of 'several persons selling cattle at the Brownwood range bull sale of the Hill Country Brangus Breeders' Assn., criticizes Agriculture Sec- retary Earl Butz for not showing "a real grasp of the cattleman's prob- lem." Pg. 16C. Robert D. Hunter, vice pres- ident of Abilene Christian College, is receiving an honorary doctor of laws degree today from Pep. perdine University. Pg. 40. The Bridge, a "younq" or- ganization, has reported a steady growth over the past 18 months. Pg. I7A. AbileM Caltndor.....48 Amuiemenli 1-68 Austin Notebook.......... 5A Berry's World 4A Book.................... SJ Bridgt Butineii JC ClosiiKed............. 10-15C Cron-ord Punle.......... 5B Editorials................4A Form H-orlline 20A Horoicopt.............. 78 Hospital Poticnti.........14A Punle 7-JC Oil Rorordinqs............. 21 Setrirn tilt fctiw IB IS Thii In Wtir Tout il To Your GM' Htohli......71 ToJor I" H-wory TV Dancing Belles The Wrangler Belles of Cisco Junior College prance along the street in front of the Stephens County Courthouse Saturday in Breckenridgc'i annual r Christmas parade. The Belles repealed a routine they per- formed a year ago in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York'Oily. (Stall Photo by Don Blakley) V f Ifles can be accepted, dona- tions are still being taken. "With food and clothing costs the way they are, we sure need to reach the Goodfellou' drive chairman Robert Jordan said Saturday. Contributions may be mailed to Goodfellows, Box ItO, Abilene, Tex., 796114 or turned in at the Reporter-News. The lioodfellow Toy Store, at which, needy families identi- fied during the campaign may shop for toys, will open Mon- day at 166 Pine. The store will open four days. Latest contributions include: Grace and Elbert Lassetter 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Warren H. Toepke 60.00 In lieu of Christmas cards from Iva Holley 20.00 In memory of E. A. Gentry from Shelby Morn 5.00 Maiy K. Pickard 25.110 In lieu of Christmas cards to Abilene friends from Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Aulrey 10.00 Perry Sunday School Class of First Christian Church 50.00 Anonymous 20.00 Anonymous 5.00 Anonymous 10.00 Mr. and .Mrs. Bill .1. Burton 25.00 Mr. and Mrs. G- G. Fildmgh 10.00 Debbie, Paul and Becky Padilla 5.00 Dr. and Mrs. J. Graham, Bray, Jr. 25.00 Anonymous 3.00 Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Barton 25.00 In lieu of Christinas cards to Abilene friends from Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bogar 10.00 The llanley children 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Mike Sims 10.00 Joan and Bob Dickenson 20.00 In memory of Elizabeth Head by members of her sewing club 11.00 Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cooper 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Hubert G. Johnson 5.00 Mrs. Mabel Edgar 5.00 In memory of Urta C. Jones In lieu of Christmas cards from Mr. and Mrs. Silas Shock 5.00 In lieu of Christmas cards to my wonderful Abilene friends from Mrs. liOltic Gordon Mr. and libs. I.N. v Si- Wilkinson, Tuscola Anonymous 23.00 In lieu of Christmas cards to Lawn and Tuscola friends and family from Mr. and Mrs. Ronald D. Roberson, Tuscola 5.00 ,T. E. Moore 5.00 Mrs. J. E. Moore 5.00 Dan, Pat, Jill and Lindy Worhsam 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Larry Goza and Jeff 10.00 Anonymous 5-00 Mr. and Mrs. Oscar H. Ramming 25.00 Mr. and Mrs. J. Willard Vinson J5.00 In memory of Pumpbrey and Maryneal School from Ernest and Lela (Jennings) Scarbrough, Clyde 12.00 Lois and Owen Wheeless. 10.00 In lieu of Christmas cards to friends, co- workers, atid church 1 members the Abilene area from Rev. and Mrs. 'W. Pitts Davis 25.00 In memory of Jesug Clirist's'birthday from Capt. and Mrs. Kenneth A. Limpkta 10.00 Perry Hunter Hall, Inc. 100.09 A. John and wife 10.00 Billy and Bill Tipps 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Carter Townsend 20.00 Maxine Brown 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. John Bullock 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cheaney 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Worth Baugh 15.00 The Gandy family 10.01) In lieu of Christmas cards to Abilene friends from Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Posey 10.00 The cast and crew of Christ- mas Carol honoring their director. Bob Foard 15.SO In memory of H.F. I Jack) Casner. 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Tommy L. Hallford 10.00 Mrs. L.S. kingsbury, Merkol 10.00 Mrs. Wyona Scrag- Bins, Jtcrkel 10.00 Anonymous Z.on Mr. and Mrs. J. South 25.00 Total J71.W I'revlMsly Acknowledged 11.U5.W to date GOAL I ;