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   The Paris News (Newspaper) - September 14, 1975, Paris, Texas                                Julie Nixon Eisenhower begins to feel free By ANN BLACKMAN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP Julie Nixon Eisenhower is putting her life together again Thirteen months after her Richard M Nixon resigned the presidency Mrs Eisenhower her fathers staunchest public supporter is having some fun She says her marriage is closer now and the pressure to perform publicly has lessened She has written a cookbook and designed embroidery kits to be mass produced She is considering a television career And she is beginning to feel free Its been a different year because for one thing Im not Mrs Eisenhower said in an in terview in her Washington apartment I dont think anyone can know what its like to have 24hour protection for six years I dont think David and I ever had a normal situation In the last year weve kind of discovered having fun again and being free being able to pick up and do things and go places I think thats the major happy thing in our lives Its nice not to be under pressure to try and answer questions on every topic of the day especially if you dont think people care what your view is on whether we should send more aid to South Korea I just really value being able to be my own The Eisenhowers two story apartment which overlooks a busy intersection not far from the Kennedy Center is furnished simply with small sofas and high arm chairs A beaded flower arrangement a wedding gift from sister Tricia sits on a table A small picture of her father taken recently in California sits on a shelf in the foyer Mrs Eisenhower requested that no questions about Watergate or her parents be asked ex plaining Im really tired of talking about What she enjoys most these days she said is spending more time with her husband We were so caught up in political events that we really didnt have a life of our own Now we have more time with each other time to talk about our future and what we want out of life Ive come to the conclusion that in marriage you really have to concentrate and give a lot And Ive found that when both partners are involved with something they enjoy thats when theres happy At 27 after years ot shaking hands and giving speeches in the name of the Nixon Administration Mrs Eisenhower is trying to establish her own identity I enjoy working I really do If I hadnt had any interest or work goals when my father left office my life would have been very empty Having these things going has been very important during the first year he has been out of She has written Julie Eisenhowers Cookbook for a volume of recipes collected from friends Included are such items as Pink Panther and Daddys Favorite Steak The recipes range from inedible but decorative play dough cookies to a more difficult somewhat spicy Kima curry Mrs Eishenhower said she now regrets not calling it a cookbook for children and their parents A series of anthologies she has edited for the Saturday Evening Post comes out next year Her needlework kits which she designed and which are being marketed by a large needlecraft com pany will be on sale in major department stores in January Does she feel her famous name is an advantage or a trap It works both Mrs Eisenhower said Theres no easy answer to that You have to go on living If your name is known you might as well make the best of it I dont think you can retreat if you think youre doing things legitimately and producing things of quality 1Q5TH YSAR JM0v37T Ford stresses oil issue By STEVEN M EAMES Press Writer MIDLAND Tex President Ford in a setting evocative of West Texas oil rich traditions carried a message of oil price decontrol to a captive audience Saturday The message could mean dollars to many of those assembled On a rainy last stop in his oneday sprint across the state from Dallas to Midland Ford appeared at the dedication of the Per mian Basin Petroleum Museum Library and Hall of newly constructed shrine to the regions prime enterprise About 380 invited guests in a ceremony otherwise closed to the public heard Ford reiterate his support for federal decontrol of oil and gas prices Americas energy future cannot be the policies or passions of others in faroff he said Afterwards Stanley Moore board chairman of an international petroluem production company grinned and said that Ford is a very welcome man in West Texas Im thoroughly in accord with what he wants to do particularly with the pricing As Moore and the audience left the building they strolled past models of oil field pumpers and an original oil derrick moved to the museum site Ford did not permit a steady drizzle to mar the first appearance in Midland by any president At the MidlandOdessa airport where he shook See FORD Pg 12A Gop women pleased by Ford By ROB WOOD Associated Press Writer The Republican women at tending their national convention in Dallas heard what they came to hear Saturday from the GOP end to school busing tighter reins on government control and sharpj criticism of the Dem trolled Congress President Ford in terrupted 22 times by ap plause got his loudest reception when he said A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you He also said there is a better way to achieve quality education in America than by forced busing and we will find that belter way We must uphold the law of the land but our nation should rely more heavily on neigh borhood school These same views had been stated earlier by Vice President Nelson Rockefeller and former California Gov Ronald rieagan the man who may challenge Ford for the GOP presidential nomination In the final session of the National Federation of Republican Women con vention Sen Barry Gold water gave the delegates some more fire and brimestone concerning the way the Democrats were handling national affairs Earlier Gov Christopher S Bond of Missouri asked the Republican women to stand together united behind President Ford because we have all the ingredients for success in 1976 Paris schools to add more ing By GEORGE KIMBROUGH Assistant Managg Editor Its likely that the Paris CAMPBELL SOUPS TROPHY Mrs Walter Bassano chairman of the Paris Council of Garden Clubs Crape Myrtle Committee presents the silver trophy awarded annually for civic beautification to Charles Neeley manager of plant services at Campbell Soup The committee presented the award to the soup company for achieving beauty in building and grounds for planting crape myrtles and for providing a pollution free environment for the area Related story on Page 5B Staff Photo by Esther Wu Vote Rights appeal due WASHINGTON AP Texas Secretary of State Mark White says he will appeal a federal court ruling that blocked the states first attempts to delay regulation under the federal Voting Rights Act White said The effect of this ruling is that if we do not appeal then we will have federal attorneys general telling the people of our state where they can have polling places and how they can change precinct lines and effectively take over every political decision made in the State of District Court Judge Gerhard Gesell ruled Friday that the state was not en titled to a hearing before the director of the Census Bureau on two population determinations that would be the first step in bringing Texas under the extended Voting Rights Act Texas officials had argued that the Census figures were not correct The first challenged Census determination was made Tuesday but the Justice Department said the second would not be made until next Thursday That would give the state a chance to block the determination appeal The Texas suit challenged a census finding on the number of Spanishspeaking Americans in Texas coun ties and a determination that fewer than 50 per cent of the states voting age population registered and voted in the November 1972 general election Census Bureau figures showed only per cent participated in that election Briscoe and White had contended that the census had included in its voting age population aliens temporary residents convicted felons who were not entitled to vote and mental incompetents It said that aliens were in cluded in the Spanish speaking population White said in an affidavit the numbers were based on 1970 census figures and projections that included a million aliens and others who are unqualified to vote He said the law very clearly states that citizens of voting age does not include illegal Gesell said that the Voting Rights Act does not require public hearings or detailed evaluation of the voting age population Independent School District will add two new teachers as early as this week to help relieve a squeeze on the number of teachers in the second and third grades Working through the Ark Tex Council of governments the school district is hoping to add teachers to the staff at Justiss Elementary School and at East Paris Elementary Robert F Lamb director of the COG Manpower program in Texarkana said Friday that funding for the two teachers is from 95 to 99 per cent Formal approval by Austin offices is all that remains to be done before the applicants are referred to the school for interviews and possible hiring IF THE teachers are hired salaries will be paid from federal Manpower funds resulting in a savings to the school district of as City manager to appoint fire chief The Friday death of Paris Fire Chief Ear Sherley leaves the fire chief position open for the first time since Sherley was appointed in 1959 Paris City Manager Kerry Sweatt according to the City Charter will appoint a new chief with his appointment subject to city council confirmation Sweatt said Friday he hadnt really thought about it Sweatt told The News that he did not know yet when he would make an appointment adding that the department will be able to continue for now Sherley was appointed fire chief in 1959 after serving as acting chief for about one month He died Friday at St Josephs Hospital after suffering what his physician called acute heart He was 68 and had been a member of the Paris Fire Department since the mid 1930s Sweatt said Friday af ternoon that all except emergency city services will close Monday from 10 until noon so that employes may attend the funeral services of Sherley much as this year Drennon Daves superin tendent of the Paris ISO had said earlier that the school if federal funds were not available would hire two additional teachers using local funds to pay salaries And if the Manpower referrals meet the requirements of the school district following the per sonal interviews then they would be permitted to begin work within the next few days School officials had ex pressed concern earlier n the year after several elementary classrooms were filled to capacity during enrollment THE PARIS school district according to figures presented to the districts board of education is slightly below state average in the ratio of students to teachers State average Daves said is about 30 students per teacher for elementary grades In Paris there are students per teacher in the lower grades And Daves said this does not include language learning disabilities teachers remedial reading teachers or aides A breakdown of the studentteacher ratio by elementary school shows First Ward teachers per student Fourth Ward East Paris and Justiss The Paris district has See SCHOOLS Pg 12A l Special News jl Cook School section today w The Progressive 1 Farmer Southern Kitchens Cooking School is Tuesday night and The Paris News today publishes a special section of recipes and ad vertisements by the schooj sponsors The school brought to Paris by The Paris News will be held at Tuesday in the Paris High School auditorium Tickets available free from local businesses are necessary In The News A NEW CULTURE The first thing that the South Viet namese family of Phan Van Hien noticed in Paris grocery stores was that they could buy for less than exorbitant prices In South Vietnam Phan noted only the very wealthy could get and afford white grapes The family is adapting to a new culture after a Paris family took them under wing The story is on Page IB of todays Paris News Here they shop in a Paris store Staff Photo by David Sullens The Paris High School Wildcats ended an 11game losing streak Friday night by defeating Sulphur Springs 140 Story arid photos are on Page ISA Pam Allen and Nancy Lawyer have been awarded International Scholarships from Rotary International to study abroad in the 1976 77 school year See story and photos on Page 9A Weather NORTHEAST TEXAS Occasional rain west mostly cloudy with widely scattered light rain east through Sunday night Clearing and warmer west widelyScattered showers east Monday Low Monday night 50 northwest to 64 southeast High Sunday 58 northwest to 75 southeast High Monday in the 70s THE WEATHER Texas Mostly cloudy and cool Tuesday through Thursday Chance of rain Tuesday Highs in 80s Lows in upper 50s to mid 60s LOCAL U S Weather Bureau information for the 24hour period ending at 8 Saturday courtesy of Observer W J Thomas High temperature Friday 67 low and overnight low 59 Temperature at 8 Saturday 60 Temperature range on this date last year 8360 Record high for this date was 102 in 1918 Record low 48 in 1933 Rainfall listed as a trace of precipitation Rainfall to date this year is inches Rainfall to date last year was inches The sky was cloudy at 8 Saturday 1976 courthouse work budgeted at By JOHN EDMISTON News Staff Writer La mar County will spend about for courthouse renovation during 1976 according to its revenue sharing budget County Judge Lester Crutchfield said last week that the county expects to advertise soon for bids for air conditioning and heating units for the fifthfloor county jail area with work hopefully completed before winter sets in NEW AIR conditioning and heating units are now being installed on the courthouses third floor costing some for 14 tons of equipment Similar units have already been installed on the second floor notably in the County Tax Assessor Collectors office and the County Auditors office Reasoning for the move to a central airheat system was a reluctance to install window units after new windows had been installed and problems developing with the old courthouse boiler systems which of ficials decided to bypass The new heating and air system has to be installed in the jail before further renovation and remodeling can be accomplished on the fifth floor In turn renovation and remodeling of the jail has to come first in order to coordinate with renovation and remodeling on the lower floors THE BASEMENT area for the most part has been repainted and both justice of the peace offices have been remodeled The figure may sound like a lot of commissioners have said earlier but when it is scooped out for repairs its In comparison the court accepted a bid to Payne and Howard Co of Dallas for new courthouse windows a price which was about less than original bids had asked The commissioners had asked for new bids hoping to lower the sale price which they did A portion of the expected 1976 total entitlement will be added to another total from the fourth and fifth entitlement periods This total hit a figure by June 1 when the revenue sharing budget was approved by the com missioners court The court has paid some in payments in June and August for architect fees a new framed door for the county clerks office en trance and air conditioning payments Liger hybrid of lion tiger By KAY TATEISHI Associated Press Writer TOKYO AP Its face resembles a tiger its body a the zoo director said Saturday as he proudly described his liger cub a cross between a lion and a tigress If my records are correct this liger is the only living liontiger hybrid in cap Before World War II ligers were born in three zoos including the Munich Zoo in West Germany In 1948 a liger was born in the Salt Lake City Zoo in Utah but it died three years ago Director Michiro Nakagawa of Osakas Tennoji Zoo said Last Monday Tama yearold tigress sharing a cage with Takeo a 4Ayear old lion gave birth to three cubs Nakagawa said Nakagawa said the first cub was born shortly after 3 followed by another two hours later and the third two hours after the second cub   

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