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   Express-News, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1974, San Antonio, Texas                                REDIORD box office hit on FREE! ANOTHER GREAT ISSUIOFTHE RAQUEL Tin goddess wonlt quit SINATRA socks in big city THE AGONY OF TED KENNEDY AND HIS LSON VTREASURE MAP OF AMERICA! Forecast Fair through Monday. The high'Sunday should he In Ihe mld-80s aflcr an overnight low In the iiild-60s. Tcmucralurcs Saturday ranged between 67 at 3 a.m. and 30. Details Page ISA. THE SUNDAY SATURDAY'S TEMPERATURES 3 p m. 86 B p.m 4 n.m. 87 1 D.III. tl t D.m. 90 EXPRESS-NEWS SPORTS FINAL 0 ni S7 9 o.m. 10 n.m. 11 iJ.m. Sunday, April 14, 1974 SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Paul Thompson Miniburg Politics Anyone who thinks the San Antonio police chief lives in a poli- tical pressure cooker should ponder what has just happened to Police Chief Gene Schoonover in the north-end bedroom burg of Schertz. Me was lired lasl Wednesday over some political siyns. Schertz City Mgr. Denny 1.. Arnold called in the chief thai day. accused him of "disloyally" and demanded his resignation on (be spot. When Schoonover made it "lain he would not resign, Ar- nold then and there tied a can on him. The manager even pul H in writing, including those words: "For the good of the city and my effective management ol the city." There instantly arose clamor and nui'ss petitioning in behalf of Schonnover like nothing seen or heard ir .Sohcrti; before. Odd Beginning Police Chief Schonnover sail his (roubles began during (he city political campaign that ended a week ago Saturday. "One of my officers called me about signs of council can didatcs Don Seeba and Dick Mansfield that were poslcd on i city easement along Live Oak (he chief said, and con tinned: "Tn the besl of knowledge and Iwlief, Ihe signs were illegally poslcd. I (old the officer to take them down. "Shortly lalcr. City Mgr. Ar- nold ordered me to put llic signs hack up 'or suffer the consequences.' "1 refused." Hassle Brews Sfhcrlz CoiMtc-iltvimiciii Hoii- bie Koch supixirts Ihc stand the police chief look, opposes his firing ami heads up a peli- lion drive to gel him reinstated ai Ihc new city council's shakedown meeting Tuesday night. "i-'or cighl years Chief Schoonover had a perfect record here, and our six-man Si-r THOMPSON, Page 3A Stockton Leads Masters Carrasco Is i i Back in S.A. Reportedly Fears for Life Reputed narcotics dealer Fred Gomez Carrasco arrived in San Antonio Saturday evening, but not for the Easter holidays. Getting Cool This lad gets a face full of cooling water at a Brackenridge Park fountain while on a family outing during Ihe summer-like weather of this Easter weekend. Additional photos of folks enjoying the weather al the park are on Page photo by Tarky Tarsikes. Gas for Vacations >YASHINGTON (AP) Vacationing mo- torists should run into only spot shortages of gasoline this summer. Those shortages should be mainly west of Ihe Rockies ami should mil be serious. Hie Good Morning! Sunday Index Arllon-Iv.vprcss .115 Arts.......Magazine Business.........1-3C Classified I-161> Heal Estate.. 0-150 Cook Dan......... IK folunma Ulnaria........ .VI Dear Ahhv........7F. Drnllis........ Dedication Rewarded Editorials..... Twins. Horoscope Landers, Ann Politics....... Spoils........ Weather...... Ill 1-JG si-: 10 E 1-IOK HA Sunday Chuckle A political moderate is a guy who makes I'licmies left and right. 256 PAGES 108TH YEAR, NO. 63 YOU KNOW that if you are iimv receiving' home delivery on the morning Express and Sun- day Express-News 95 ccnls more will bring yon the IvVENINO NKWS (or an entire month? Total J-I.S5 PIT month. Call for prompt delivery. WANf ADS. Mon.-Tliur. (7i30 o.m. until p.m.) o.m. unlil p.m.) 225-1666 All Deportments........i....... 225-741 I Tolaphonoi, 9 p.m. until 7 a.m.t Cily Editor......... 227-3511 or 227-3693 Sporlt Editor....... 227-3721 or 227-770) Federal Energy Office says. "The definition of a spot shortage will a gasoline line." said John assist- ant administrator for ations and compliance. Bui if lines develop, tltey will lie short, and nothing like those nf January and February, lie said. The energy office sees none of Ihe kinds of spot shorlafics thai nJiigucd some areas lust summer. Colorado, which ran into serious shortages, should nol have any problems, Wclior said. Planning Although the energy office has said that enough gasoline will available for inntniisls lo lake vacations this summer if conservation is practiced, Americans will have to move careful In planning their trips. id. This will mean calling ahead lo check on the availability of gasoline, lo see when service stations will bo open, nnd to check on possible limitations on purchases, Wolwrsnld. lie. suggested tlkit iiiotorkls may want lo check with the American Automobile Associ- iition or wilh Holiday Inns, which are running i-lH-cks on gasoline availability, "lly and large, If iicople are reasonable, we slmuldn't have this problem anywhere." Weber said. lie snld California may ex- perience sonio spot shortages this summer because llic urea wcHii of ttK.' liocklcs depends on Its own refinery oiilpul anil lias FEO 10 pipelines running from the :nid-Comincnl. Mow, he said, lhc.sc refineries are producing at a lesser ratenf than those on the East Coast, primarily because crude 011 is less available. new pipeline has solved Colorado's problem and "the Rocky Mountains are awash with gasoline." said WclxT. In fact, he reportedly was reluctant to return because he fears for his life here. Carrasco and his escorts, two U.S. deputy marshals, reached the Bcxar County .lail at p.m. He was processed and placed in a cell alone, a jailer said. .Carrasco this week will ap- pear before a U.S. district judge on charges he conspired to dislrlbutc heroin while a county jail prisoner. lie and eight others were in- dicted last week by a federal grand jury. The indictmenl charges the conspiracy look place from last August to Feb. 16 when Carrasco was a Bexar County prisoner. Carrasco left Ihc stale prison nl llnnlsville at. MO p.m. Fearful A chaplain al the prison told Ihe Express-News that Carras- co told him he feared for his life if returned to San Antonio. Carrasco is serving a life sentence afler pleading guilty ill January (o assault to murder u Since being confined at Ilunlsville, lie has been working in a prison chapel. Anlhoritics there said he was assigned there because of his wounded condition. Carrasco was shot during his capture last July at a Soulh Side motel. Also named in the federal indictment was half brother. .Inaii Gomiv. Xamora, of 505 Koehler Court, and police accuser Daniel Jaramillo. 2B. nfJIB Siingln St. Others indicted were Kva lilt, nf 54Uii El Paso St., Kmclia of Suxctle Ave.. anil liub> Sanchi'X. :il, of 17llli El Pasn SI Fidel Saucedo, -IS. uf Mexico was indiclcd along with Mnise? Salazar, '15, of Corpus Chrisli, and Felipe Torralva, 27, address unknown. The first count of Ihc indicl- menl alleges 58 spcarate trans- aclions look place in and out of (lie jail. If Carrasco is convicted on all four counts he is indicted on, he could receive a maximum prison term totaling 120 years. The sealed indictment against the defendants was opened Friday morning. Sunny Easter For Nixon ASSOCIATED PRESS KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. President Nixon relaxed in the Florida sunshine on this Easter weekend, The weekend was expected to include Sunday church-going with Ins family and a part-time work schedule. Tlie chief executive set aside mornings for work in his bay side study and planned to swim and.relax the rest of the lime during his four-day slay here Press Secretary Ronald Xiegler told reporters. On Saturday, [he president signed 13 bills, including a SiW- mtllion Indian financing act, and he reviewed on Middle East negotiations and tornado-disaster relief efforts in lOstates, Nixon, who saw iho tornado disaster scene in Xenia, Ohio, lost Tuesday, received word on relief efforts from Housing Sec- relarv James l.vnn. Easter Tulips While they are not lilies, these tulips receiving watchful care from Eddie Swank, 70, at the Leon Valley Lodge, should be in full bloom Easter morning. Most Pay Same Tax ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON Most American families pay about the same percentage of their income in taxes. liconomisls Joseph A. Pecli- mnn and lienjamin A. Oknerof the Biookinys Institution said only ihe richest ,'l to 5 percent of U.S. families and the poorest 10 per cent pay more than per cent of llicir income- in taxes. Their study covered federal, state and local taxes ami included such taxes ;LS Mies and property taxes as well as income taxes. 'The U.S. lax system is es- Private sentially proportional for tlw vast majority of families therefore lias litlle effea on (lie distribution of Pech- man and Okner wrote. The study was based on 1001 slate, federal and local lax fig- ures, but Ihe two economists said the findings are just valid loday as they were eight years ago. "For those who Iwliovc in a progressive tax system, these icsultK ought to lie Pcchnian told reporters. Betty Hutton Now Housekeeper PORTSMOUTH. U.I. (AP) Former movie star Rclty Mutton, one-lime blonde IxHiihshcll of Hollywood, is now cook and al a Roman Catholic rcr-lnry in this small community. "I've found the Christ." the Xt-ycar-old former screen star and IKIIU! singer of the1 IftlOs and 1950s said Saturday. "I've found the fnith and I'm so happy. I'm going tostay here letting Christ lead (he way, I live the simple life." She converted to Roman Catholicism last week, after spending the past eight weeks working al the St, Anthony lieclory. Miss llnlton, whoso sliow business carper had been topsy mtvy, cancelled her first scheduled stage appearance in seven years lasl January aller tier physician questioned her nboiil an old shoulder injury. She de- clined to talk almul her lifesincelhen. "V'nn don't want lo make me cry do you? I don'! ivaul lo into hinv 1 got here. 1 was a brokenhearted woman and didn't waul lo live any more." she said. "I should bo dead but I'm not." Two priests at the rccJoiy look her In, Miss Hulton said. "They prayed me through. I nm so grateful to Ilicso two prlcsls." Miss Hutton, married and divorced four times, has embraced religion at other [XM'iods in her life. She was baptised a Lutheran in 1938 and two years later Htcd it as an important move. In she ami her joined a Penlceostalsecl, and she said tlieii. "1 always bolieved in God, but my faith did not Ixromc really slroiiR until we active in the Pentecostal churcli." "I've had a taste of all of she said Saturday. "They were all too fancy. They wanted you lo cross their palm with dounh." Hcrscrcen performance Included the films "Annie Get Your Gun." "The Greatest Show on "Happy Go l.ncky" and "The Miracle olMorgnn'sCreek." Her jwrformances were limited in the late lOMIs. and she tiled a television scries, "Gold- In the IDGOs. Her appearances after thai Her life now revolves around work at the rectory, she snld, "mostly talking alxnil God." Asked If she missed Ihc social IKo and celebrity Mnlusof her post, she said, "Not one MitiklMcbltdolmls-slt." Blonde Bombshell This Is Botty Hulton as sho appeared in her heyday Iho Blonde Bombshell. :h   

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