Corsicana Daily Sun, April 13, 1971

Corsicana Daily Sun

April 13, 1971

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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - April 13, 1971, Corsicana, Texas watt PARTLY CLOUDY VOL 76 211 ALL PHONE 8722551 TEXAS 75110 APRIL 1971 12 PAGES TWO SECTIONS PRICE 10 CENTS Abortion Approved By Panel AUSTIN AP A bill that would legalize abortions in Texas barely made it out of the Senate Public Health Committee today with an uncertain fu ture ahead in Senate Well bring it up when we get the Don Kennardof Fort said after the measure won 54 approval of the Kennard said he understood a number of amendments would be offered by opponents in floor The sponsored by Kennard and Tom Creighton of Mineral would legalize abortions in Texas if a woman gives her written If a girl is unmarried and under 16 the parents must A doctor could not be forced to perform an abortion upon The bill also increases the maximum penalty for illegal abortions from 5 to 12 years in The bill was recommended by a subcommittee today and approved by the committee without At first the vote was 52 with Charles Herring of Austin and Henry Grover of Houston voting Later Mike McKool of Dallas and Joe Bernal of San Antonio arrived and asked to be shown as voting The others Several hundred persons attended a committee hearing on the measure March 29 with several hours of testimony both for and against the A hearing on a similar bill introduced in the House is scheduled April Spots Rebels Flee Khans Army In Pakistan Eyes Clean Up About 25 citizens of Ennis appeared before the city commission Monday along with civic leaders and members of the Chamber of asking the city to speed up activities in the citywide cleanup The delegation was led by Jack manager of the and Jim Chamber City manager Karry Sweatt and Mayor Murff told the citizens the city was now doing all they could to get the eyesores removed from the town but most of the property in question was owned by people who lived outside Commissioner Raymond Caldwell and other members of the council asked the group to let the city work under the present setup instead of having a new department as the chamber asked for in a recent The city now sends a registered letter to owners of the property in question and if they do not respond the city uses tax money to have the houses torn City manager Sweatt was instructed by the council to send letters to all property owners involved asking them to cleanup their property and if they had not responded in 120 days to file suit against Bank Robbed Of NEW YORK AP Three men forced a bank president to accompany them from his Staten Island home to a bank at the Hamilton Army base in Brooklyn today and eascaped with police They said the men went to the bank presidents home at 5 and took him to the National Trust Bank of New They ransacked the safe three hours later and police Train Crashes ROUND AP Two freight trains smashed together Monday night and wreckage blocked the Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks here this An explosion and fire followed Uie which knocked 11 cars off the rails and left some projecting more Uian 30 feet into the Joe said he heard a then an After he You could hear the box cars piling one on top of the A train hit a car at Uie same spot here six days ago and the crashed killed Martin a former Round Rock Look Mom No you dont have to These young members of Boy Scout Troop spon sored by the First Methodist are displaying some of the litter they picked up on the west side of Lake Halbert during a hike The concerned troopers are Luther Garry Jeff Byron Joe Kenny Ed Jon Ned David Byron Hanie and David Mitchell is the scout Sun Staff Photo by Bill Lawrence Nixon Issues Third Inflation Alert East Pakistan AP Armed resistance in much of rebellious East Pakistan is crumbling fast before the swiftly advancing columns of President Agha Mohammed Yahya Khans army from West A reported shipment of Indian arms to the secessionist forces is likely to do little to prolong the civil or war of as the Bengalis describe their There are few visible preparations for a lengthy guerrilla If one ever gets under many prominent officials of Sheik Mujibur Rahmans Awami League fear it inevitably will fall under Communist The which enjoys over whelming support in East is lead by middleclass professional men better equipped for courtroom battles than for guerrilla conflict in the swamps and rice They believe the more disciplined backed by Marxists in neighboring would take over the direction of any guerrilla movement The Pakistani army has been heavily reinforced from the countrys western wing and is rapidly fanning out from Dacca in all For miles around the provincial the army is in firm Pakistans green and white national flag flies from every second village The people are afraid of informers and terrified of reprisals should they be identified as supporters of Bangla Desh the Bengali nation proclaimed by Sheik Thousands have fled the but I Protection of the steel industry from the full consequences of a deteriorating position in international one the other would reduce the ability to meet foreign competition for industries which are major users of with a consequent reduction in employment opportunities in those in the inflation alert The alert avoided direct comment on wage demands by the United Steel Cosmetics Makers j To List Ingredients jj WASHINGTON AP The White House said today employment in the steel industry will be sharply reduced if it is faced with a large wage increase later this In its third inflation the Nixon administration said the steel industry is confronted with strong international competition and added that increases in wage costs would significantly erode its competitive P WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Nixons consumer adviser disclosed today cosmetics mak ers have offered to let the gov ernment know what the industry puts in its long as the government keeps the list of ingredients Present laws do not require cosmetics labels to list in although the govern ment tests cosmetics in a labo ratory to see if they contain in gredients such as The National Commission of Product Safety estimated that every year persons are so seriously injured by cosmetics that their activity is restricted or they must receive medical at Virginia special assistant to the President for consumer called the in dustry submitted to the FDA March a progressive A spokesman for Lenore the Missouri Democrat who has proposed legislation requiring labeling of cosmetic called the industry action an attempt to head off such Workers totalling 32 per cent over the threeyear life of the but it focused on a recent wage increase in the can industry averaging 9 per cent a year over the life of the The terms of the agreement reached in the can industry are clearly in excess of any realistic assessment of longterm productivity growth the White House The inflation alert said the can in dustry settlement usually is a pacesetter for wage negotiations in the basic metals including The inflation alert on other matters also hit hard at taxicab fare increases in New York Campbell Heads NCF BULLETIN David physician and surgeon of and a former Corsicana Tuesday was elected a managing trustee of the Navarro Community Foundation at the quarterly board He was elected to fill a vacancy created in 1970 by the death of Ben one of the original and was named to a term expiring in Hawkins Says Manpower Vital In Wafer Pollution Battle By BETTY JEAN CLAY Sun Staff Writer Manpower is a vital factor in the ac complishment of state water pollution control State Jack Hawkins of Groesbeck told the opening session Monday of a 16week Texas Water Quality Board conducted school to train uncertified personnel and upgrade training of certified water treatment and disposal plant personnel in waste water Corsicana is hosting the one of five currently in progress around the state which the Water Quality Board is conducting with a federal The Board has contracted with the engineering extension service of Texas University to provide instruction for the Other schools ore in progress at Lubbock and one opening Monday in Here to open Uie school from the Texas Water Quality Boards manpower training division were Sam Slaughter and Ray both of and Charles program director of the water utilities training who will instruct this weeks two classes Monday and again Friday from 1 to 5 at the National Guard Sue welcomed the 33 from 15 towns around Corsicana adding her commendations to those from Wall and Slaughter of the enrollees in the training You already have shown yourselves willing to better yourselves by being here and I join Hawkins in adding my best wishes to you in this Youngblood A very important program is being inaugurated here Hawkins to help train personnel to deal with the ever growing problem of Pollution has been with us for many as is attested by ruined streams and It can be that at long last the problem is being recognized as never and that a real effort is being made to do something about the Hawkins pointed out that Uie effectiveness and economy with which waste treatment plants are constructed and operated are dependent upon the availability of qualified per sonnel to the public and private organizations responsible for these The Groesbeck legislator stressed that to be effective in pollution control Texas Weather Weather Bureau in formation for the 24hour period ending at 7 High low over night low and reading at 7 High temperature this date last year Low last year No Total rainfall to date this year Total rainfall to this date last year NORTH CENTRAL cloudy and turning cooler Slight chance of brief thundershowers south portion this Fair and cooler Low tonight 44 to High Wednesday 69 to Inside Amusements 5B Deaths 5A Ann Landers 5B Editorials 4B Bridge SA Horoscope 4B Comics SB Sports IB Crossword SA Want Ads 45A Dacca nevertheless is slowly returning to something like We are functioning at we have no said one Bengali civil Crossing the wide Ganges River the Pakistani army has occupied the city of Troops were reported swinging southwest toward the Bengla Desh stronghold of Something close to panic seized its ragtag band of and there was a wild rush to flee the A fleet of immobilized by lack of was left to the advancing No effort was made to destroy It was in Kushtia that some 200 Pakistani troops were massacred by Bangla Desh and the town fears bloody reprisal is The Pakistani troops also are spreading out from their cantonment at 25 miles from the Indian bor They have captured the north eastern city of Sylhet and are pushing steadily north and Resistance appears thoughest north of where strong elements of the East Bengal the East Pakistan Rifles and the police are fight CoC Begins Campaign Corsicana Chamber of Commerces 1971 membership campaign was kicked off at a workers coffee Tuesday at 10 with a challenge from Chairman Bob Scott to strive for 40 to 50 of the years recruitment effort by Thursdays first report session at 10 Again this the Chamber has a contest with attractive prizes as added incentive to the workers to try to outdo one When I asked you to I told you we werent going to have too many meetings for this but when we did have a meeting we really were going to Scott said in urging the committee to make a strong showing by Thursday in the opening segment of the drive which will continue all year More than 100 prospect cards were distributed to the Vice President Ned a cochairman in last years membership recalled We signed up 80 new members last We had a goal of 70 and at the midway point we had signed and got 45 the second half of the For the years the top prize is a red blazer signifying membership in the Ambassadors Club this is awarded for signing up six new Chamber af the calendar Second in importance is the Presidents Cup which goes to the salesman scoring the most See Page 3A must have not only sufficient but the right types of trained personnel to perform the varied technical and administrative functions involved in the formulation and implementation of water quality Formulation and evaluation of these systems is Hawkins stated by a lack of information con cerning what the real requirements by a lack of a supply of water pollution control This problem will become in creasingly more Important and complex in the futurebecause of accelerating demands and technological change in Uie design of pollution control facilities and in the means employed for water quality management in the he The Texas Water Quality Manpower Training Program Hawkins told the first class to develop and implement a manpower training capability of water quality control personnel for This he revealed is funded through a Federal Water Quality Administration Public Service Careers Not only will this school upgrade See Page 3A Talks Pollution Jack Hawkins of Groesbeck acknowledges the ageold problem of water and stream pollution and asserts that finally Texas and the nation has begun efforts to do something toward controlling pollution by training manpower qualified In waste water and water purification treatment to achieve pollution control He lauded Corsicana for Its cooperation In aiding the Texas Water Quality Board In putting on the training school here convenient to so many towns In Central Sun Staff Photo by Monte Smith ;