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Avalanche-Journal (Newspaper) - May 17, 1973, Lubbock, Texas ITRSTInLu1bockFIRSTOn The South Hants LuBBOCRAvALANCHEJOURNAL 51st Year No 170 108 Pages Lubbock Texas Thursday Morning May 17 1973 Price 10 Cents Full Leased Wires UPI Loan Curbs Imposed On Banks Brakes On Economic Boom Declared Goal WASHINGTON AP federal Reserve Board an nounced a major action Wednesday to curb the ex pansion of business lending by banks and help slow the coun trys economic boom The board asked all banks to observe the spirit as well as the letter of tie boards actions In a concerted effort to curb bank credit expansion and mod trate Inflationary It ordered member banks to raise their reserves from 5 to 8 per cent on the amount of in crease in their large out standing certificates of deposit beginning June 7 Draws Higher Interest Certificates of deposit are Is sued by banks in exchange for amounts o money deposited for specified periods of time Banks pay higher interests on the certificates than on regular savings account They are a major source of funds that banks acquire and lend to businesses at higher in terest rates The board also removed the ceiling on interest rates that banks may pay on certificates See LOANS Page 12 Power Line Mishap Kills Dawson Pair AJ Correspondent PATRICIA Two men died from shock and another was in jured near this Dawson County community when an aluminum Irrigation pipe came in contact with an overhead power line with volts of current run ning through it about pjn Wednesday Esteban Yanez Valerio 25 of Patricia and Alfonso Calvio 24 of Rnptt were killed while at tempting to shake a rabbit from an aluminum irrigation pipe which was hanging over the power line authorities said Robert Oaks of Ackerly was listed in satisfactory condition at Lamesas Medical Arts Hos pital late Wednesday Oaks was knocked away from the pipe He went to a farm shop about three miles away to summon help The accident occurred on the E and E Farm nine and one half miies west and three males south of here in Martin County Dawson County SheriffGuy Kinnison and Martin County Sheriff Dan Sanders investi gated the accident The men were employes of Newcomer Butane Co of Acker ly They were collecting butane tanks on the farm when the ac cident occurred Caprock Electric Co in Stan ton had to cut off the power before the bodies could be remonth of hearing testimony moved from the accident site authorities said BEAN LEAVES COURT Fired White House lawyer John Dean straightens up after duck ing under a rope as he leaves District Court in Washington after giving deposition in a civil suit Dean is among former Nixon aides who have been prominently linked to the Water gate scandal AP Wirephoto Bugging Probe Set WASHINGTON AP White House blamed its faulty inhouse investigation of the Watergate scandal on banished counsel John W Dean HI Wednesday as the Senate pre pared to open its public hear ings into the muddied affair There was a certain adequacy to the materials proj vided by Dean who had been assigned responsibility for the probe Press Secretary Ronald L Ziegler said Dean who is expected to be a star witness in the televised Senate hearings said last week there was a concerted effort to get him limit his testimony and to discredit him personally in the hope of discrediting my He vowed not to become a scapegoat for others The big Caucus Room scene of the 1954 ArmyMcCarthy hearings and site of the an as Nixons chief assistants asked to be excused temporar ily from giving pretrial state ments in a civil case because it is possible that one or the other or both may be in Dean filed a similar saying prosecutors refuse to say whether he is a possible de fendant or merely a witness And there were more immun ity grants for grand jury testi mony to David Young a for jmer White House aide who re See PUBLIC Page 12 nouncements of tial candidacies the presiden of John and Robert Kennedy was being readied for the hearings that begin Thursday for perhaps a sixmonths run Leadoff Witnesses Listed as leadoff witnesses are Robert C Odle office man ager for President Nixons re election committee Bruce Kherli aide to ousted chief of staff Haldeman Sgt Paul Leeper one of the policemen who arrested the Watergate burglars and James W McCord the conspirator whose reve lations burst open the scandal Dean Haldeman and John D Ehrlichman indicated in legal pleadings Wednesday that they might be indicted by the grand jury which now is in the fourth Haldeman and Ehrlichman who are winding up their duties Young Girl Grabs Train For Wild Ride SANFORD Fla UPI A avoid coffiding with two south well dressed grabbed the young mother controls of an unmanned locomotive Wednes day and drove a 2Scar Sea Board Coastline train HO miles before it was diverted onto a spur where the engine crashed and derailed Twice during the wild ride northward from Sanford to bound freight rrains pulling 105 and 68 cars The woman claimed after the incident she was unconscious at the time and did not remember what had happened Airlines Service Showdown Looms By GORDON ZEIGLER AvalancheJournal Staff SANTA FE Rather than to times of If one of these airlines sub mits a plan satisfactory to thi tally abandoning responsibility cities and a route substitution for air service to Hobbs and agreement was forthcoming the Carlsbad and in effect leaving i agreement would go directly to the eastern half of New Mexico the CAB for their without air service Texas In White explained by negotiating a route substitu explained This could probably be done a very short time releasing tion agreement with a commuti er airline according to See yEW Page 12 head of the state aviation ageni cy Bob White director of the New Mexico Aviation Depart ment will meet at 10 toj day at the Albuquerque Cham her of Commerce with reprej sentatives of three New Mexii cobased commuter class air carriers to report findings of a feasibility study for his route substitution plan Abandonment Opposed White said Texas Internation Seven Die In Crash Army helicopter flying at night new vision device to test crashed miles from its 1 f al faces stiff opposition fromiidnin civic leaders in the cities all board jbase about midnight Tuqjday seven soldiers on 6 Shade Tree Ideas Studied For Skylab Techs Construction Chief Gives Street Fuss Views By VAUGHJT HEXDRIE AvalancheJournal Staff A LOT OF people dont see he big picture when they promote existing plans for a sixlane thoroughfare across the Texas Tech campus according o Norman Igo Techs director of new construction Urging this through here Is not as relevant as a longrange plan for million worth of construction on 450 Igo said He was referring to the ulti mate medical school complex the controversial extension of Indiana Avenue and the univer sitys concerns over the access between the medical school and the central campus Construction Delay Likely Disagreement over the issue has led to an apparent delay of construction of the million thoroughfare between 19th Street and 4th Street The City Council has since asked for a special meeting with Techs Board of Regents Mayor Morris Turner un leashed a verbal blast at Tech President Grover Murray who has publicly opposed the tho roughfare as planned Igo attempted to paint a big ger picture of the issue Wednes day We have to try and look to the Igo said The existing campus Is being planned to accommodate between and peo he explained The medical school ultimately will have be tween and people The problem is getting them back and Envisioned Development To illustrate the extent of the development envisioned Igo said the existing campus repre sents an expenditure of S120 mil lion Immediate construction that is planned is to cost S60 4th Street and turn thousands of people between the Dispersal of crowds after medical school and the campus football and basketball games several times a he said would be of concern only a few As proposed the sixlane In times a year he added Were tliinking in terms million The medical would cost S250 million school NIXON AIDE QUITS Bradford Cook chairman of fee Se curities and Exchange Commission Wednesday announced his resignation Cook has been criticized for his handling ot a report of a cash contribution to the Nixon campaign by Rob People are looking at It in L Vesco who has been under investigation by the i I A T Vl n AP Wirephoto n gS A spokesman for the base mfcWashPuWic Information Office said WIth Predse of the crash air mpnt improving access between south Lubbock and downtown or the coliseumJones stadium area I cant understand why any jbody going downtown would use and the Identities of the victims wereIndiana to get to the Brownfield j v the plane crashed late wmte said he also believes j Tuesday night or early Wednes tne route substitution my opinion from their own sel fish interests to pass through what they consider a Igo said The citys master thorough fare plan envisions the sion of Indiana between 4th Street and 19th Street to cornl plete its system of sixlane ar teries at onemile intervals Indiana Avenue is considered a primary route from south Lubbock to the medical school and to the county teaching hospital to be located west of WASHINGTON AP suit both before and after Indiana south of 4th Street Bradford Cook under fire for lit was filed with former Com Oihers have viewed the an SEC suit with ofjmerce Secretary Mauricej ana extension as a means of ficials of the Nixon reelectionIStans then the Nixon cami SEC Official Resigns Post Astronauts To Install Sunshield Medicines Feared Spoiled By Heat CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP Theres still hope of launch ng astronauts Sunday to install a sun shade to cool the swelter ing skylab space station offi cials said Wednesday But they admitted that some items on the 5294 million orbiting lab al ready have been spoiled by leat William C Schneider direc or of the Skylab program said ipecial sensitive film has been ogged by the buildup of heat inside the space station Other sources said about 50 per cent of the medicine including an ibiotics and antihistamines in the craft may have been ruined and some of the food also affected OvenLike Temperature Temperatures in part of the space ship have reached oven like levels of 190 degrees but VASA officials say the average j emperature has stabilized at Schneider said the heat may also have caused some blister ing of bonding insulation in the craft but this is no The program director said engineers are studying ways to install a canopy to shade the space station from the sun He said there is still hope of launching Skylab 1 astronauts Charles Conrad Dr Joseph P Kerwin and Paul J Weitz Sunday for a repair mission We plan to deploy the solar sunshield as soon as possible on the first or second day of the mission and then do a full 28day said Schnei der If we get the solar shield deployed we feel well be able to get the full 2S Three methods of installing a sun shield are being studied se riously he said These were a window shade type of device with an astro naut spacewalking from a hatch on the Skylab astronaut placing a thermal blanket on the space station while standing Jn the natch of the Apollo command ship which will ferry the men to Skylab This would require some very artistic flying by the astronauts since they would See EXGEVEERS Page 12 agree day involved into a bargainingwithheld pending notification of tmosphere of friendliness rathjnext of kin of campaign committee top fundraiser Wednesday as chairman of the Stans and former Atty Gen Securities and Exchange ComJohn N Mitchell were indicted mission I by a New York grand Top campaign officials havelweek for conspiracy to in been indicted in New York on Prison Releases DACCA Bangladesh AP eovernment said Wednes Igo said They charges of interfering with the the SEC proceedings could just as easily go east onlsEC suit and the investigation I Vesco ln number of the TU that if the Civiljage Wednesday morning cli Aeronautics Board CAB hearjmaxed a search that began mgs snould result in denial ofjshortly after the helicopter tfj Field airport here at its I poor time sciiedjscheduled time of wreck19th Street or continue north ules the current CAB certifiWTheeSd The downed helicopter was Todays Prayer I O God in every noble dream may we find the cate requires is a minimum ofifound 3 Vmiles from Godmani beamy of Christs love for Uvo roundtrip flights a I neld in a hilly area Uvo miles j 4 ul a L said I does not of Muldfaush Ky people Amen In Jesus A Reader Name that led up to it Vesco and 41 others were Web Of Circumstance jcused in the SEC suit of conj i Cook at 36 the youngest spiring to loot S224 million from j chairman in SEC history said a foreisrnbased mutual in his letter of resignation helinvesb had done nothing improper btitl pi 1 He ell been caught in a web Cook to imstance involving the prisoners i years liberatii heid since war with 3 last said it would grant for prisoners accused I of collaboration with Pakistani also ailegecjforees if the prisoners promised pressuregood behavior and See SKC Page jBangladesn At Slammed Gondola Pierson the train diverted onto a spur where it slammed into a gondola and Pierson alert railroad derailed the front wheels of the managed to switch the way locomotive ward train onto ssde tracks to sheriffs deputies and rail road police leaped aboard the train and arrested Mary Lane Pitkin 25 who recently moved to Sanford wiih her four children She was charged with grand iarceny Seminole County sheriffs detective Tom Hennigan said the collision caused j Weather Map Page 3H Lubbock and vicinity High today in the low 80s with the low tonight in the lower 50s High Friday in the mid 80s Winds east to southeasterly No precipitation in the forecast i i S 4 5 S 7 S 9 10 11 Noon 56 1 55 1 S3 3 K 4 51 5 49 6 4S 7 31 S 9 an 10 U 70 Midnitfiht damage Hennigan said unsubstantiated Maxim u SS Minimum 4 Maximum a year aso iwlay tS Mini mum a car aso today S Sun ri e today Son KIS S95 Minimum Humidity ISi Humidity at 46Ct sT HEATHER Albirquo Amanlln PHIcity OIK 49 Hotibs S4 Houston 82 60 there were reports that someone was seen leaping from the train just before it crashed But at this point were not sure whether it was a hobo an accomplice or Hennigan said the suspect sj climbed aboard the freight about when it I stopped at the Sanford switch yard to make a crew change He said the trains brakes were locked but the locomotive engines were run ning The train broke through a switch at the yard onto the main Hennigan said At first we thought someone had unlocked the switch but we discovered the train just broke through the Juvenile Court Judges Gathering Here Todav restudy juvenile lew circums case i In the SEC suit filed last Nov 27 all references were dropped concerning livered from the Bahamas the previous April to the office of New Jersey financier Robert L Vesco All of the money eventually was donated to the Nixon cam paign but SEC officials say they were not aware of That WHAT HAPPENS to a when they filed the suit Theisclwol under 17 years oi procedures the area judges will later was returned allegedly possessed seminar sessions I Vesco i legal drugs who was taken intolccrned with every aspect of ia Cook has told a Senate hy police and ivenile law from first police con priations subcommittee he hadParems 1o scmi hcr to to sentencing social conversations regarriingsae school for juvenile dciinsciences dealing with juvenile before the juvenile problems piYwecdings f Lr Walrer of the OllG Approximately 50 northwestiSee JUVENILE Page 12 icrn Toxas juvenile court judges a few probation officers1 To Je Denied ovcrai muntv I will review the legal procenu RICHMOND robber calls got DND Va APi Aires dcermirinS thc destiny of makes Is got S5 from a voungi ICL in The AJ Today iciassified conference is Texas Ceilter fw he 6G 111F 4D 29B said i Police said Ut Thihill said the doorbell rang about 2 and when she opened an supiFamily a man with a pistol bv state manded S20 canon of iexas anri fantsMarkcts Police said The woman Council 12I3E Primary function of the MAKING FRIENDS This deer found a friend on a cattle ranch near Harri sonburg recently and was rewarded with a kiss AP Wirephoto The woman him she had no money and thej man said he would he hack At 4 the doorbell rant bock fonferenre as well as thai again hut she refused to openof the sponsoring the door It was the same man and he threatened to kick in the door which she finally opened to give him police said TVKadio 6C is education of juvenile law enforcement officers in rapidly changing juvenile iaw a spokesman said To see changes in the nicTioNAnv UNITED STATES A land where millions of people escape being killed in car accidents year after year
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