Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1970, Abilene, Texas
"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO.FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 90TH YEAR. NO. 65 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604; THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 20, PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS lOc SUNDAY Associated Press (ff) 8C Brkfea 3C Business Notrt Classified 4-7D Comics 3D Editorials 20 Horoscope 1 1 A Hospital PalTenls 4A Obituaries 2A Sports Ticket Stubs '8C To Your Good 3C TV Loo 10A Womtn'i Ncwi 2-5B U. S. By ELLIE IWCKER Burning Grass in Alley Prohibited by City Law Q. .I'd like to know If there's an ordinance of any kind concerning burning of grass clippings and garden leaves-IB the alley. We own a home In a fine neighborhood and. almost everyone tries to keep his yard tmd properly clean. But one neighbor, Instead of aslng the. garbage pickup, .tries to burn Ihe green clippings and all it does Is smoke for a day. The air conditioners pick up the odor and K lingers Inside Ihe house for days. The Inside of our nice home smells worse than the dump ground ever smellcd! A.' There's an ordinance that fits your situation exactly. It says that no one is allowed to burn paper, trash or miscel- laneous' waste of any kind in the streets or alleys of Abilene. Maybe your neighbor reads Action Line and will save you the trouble of reporting the violation lo the City Attorney's office. Q. As a faithful reader of Ihe H-N. for qulle some time, I'd like to know why It doesn't carry the complete financial review of Ihe American Stock Kxchinge. I've heard numerous businessmen, along with myself, express their desire to have 11 available In our local paper and hot have to purchase an out-of-town paper for this purpose. A. The Reporter-News carries daily quotations on the stocks most; actively traded on the American Stock Exchange. To publish the complete list of some would be prohibitive in cost, including Associated Press transmission, type production and space. Q. Please settle a dispute between my husband and myself (there's a J5 bet I say .the TV scries, "Zorro" was shown as: many as years ago. My husbaid insists It never'exfstcd antil tbe past four five years. I'm almost- .certain I. cad remember watchlig (his program as a child. A. You just won Seventy-eight episodes of "Zorfb'1 'starring Guy Williams were produced for network showing during 1966, '57 and '58. The scries, which svas set In the Spanish California era of the early 180fl's, was. later placed In syndication for sale to individual stations and was. seen in some areas on that basis after the comple- tion of its network run. The show, however, has not been in wide distribution for at least 10 years. Q. I've read (hat these chickens we buy already dressed are full of embalming fluid so they will keep. Is this true? I can't stand, to look at chickens anymore, much less eat them. I can't believe this, but If you say so It must be true. A. Surely you didn't read THAT in Action Line! We've made some pretty rare state- ments that caused people lo suggest we soak our head in embalming fluid, but we never said anything about embalming chickens! The wholesale poultry dealers and several grocers in Abilene said they've never heard of such a thing. The chickens we buy in this area are Ihey arrive in the stores about 24 hours after they're killed and are preserved in ice. The poultry dealers eay federal laws prohibit the use of preser- vatives in chicken. Q. I was wondering If there fa any way to get the names of the 188 men who fought al the Alamo. The only ones yon ever hear about are Travis, Bowie and Crockett. I Ihlnk the other men who fought and lost their lives for the Inde- pendence of Texas should be recognized too. A. Travis and Bowie are probably the most well-known because they held Joint command of the Alamo. Crockett served three terms in the U.S. Congress which would cause his name to be remembered. Probably Ihe fact that there were so many heroes is the reason we don't see all the names often. Taylor County was named after Edward, James and George Taylor, brothers who fought at Uie Alamo; several schools here .were named for Alamo heroes. You'll be receiving a list of the 188 (which was sent to us by the DAR, P.O. Box 2509, The Alamo, San Antonio, in case anyone else wants a Address options to Action Line, Box 39, Ahllene, Texas Names will not be yscd but questions must be signed t addresses gives. Please lidftde umbers H possible. _ mm INDEX Arabs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The U.S.- response lo Israel's charges of.Egyptian cease-fire violations brought faint praise from Israel today and a rebuke from Egypt. There was speculation that Is- rael now would be willing to go ahead with the indirect peace talks which1 it has been delay- ing. Bui meanwhile the Israelis public aerial photographs they claimed proved their gov- ernment's charges of new.Egyp-- tian missile deployment close to the Suez Canal. Israeli officials said Ihe'U.S. government showed a altitude" in relaying io1 Cairo and Moscow the charge that Egypt violated the terms of the 90-day ceasefire by selling up antiaircraft.1 missiles within 30 miles of the canal after the standstill hour. One official said Washington's action amounted to American, acknowledgment of the. "sinceri- ty of Israel's about the missiles and contradicted as- sumptions in Ihe Israeli press thai Jerusalem was "merely an- tagbnizihg the U.S. government without Washington being im- pressed by Israel's concern." 'Egypt's official Middle East News Agency said the American stand "exposed the weakness of the U.S. government toward Zionist pressures." It quoted a source" as saying Egypt will continue to ignore Is- rael's allegations about Egyp- tian missile 'movements. "U Is clear lhat the Israeli propaganda campaigns are all aimed at trying to evade the U.N. Security Council resolution of 1967 and all international ef- forts mtsl be directed toward supporting Ambassador Gimnar Jarring's mission o[ implement- ing that Hie agency said. There was no new comment fiom Soviet Union, which provided Egypt with SAM an- tiaircraft missiles and crews to man them. But earlier Wednes- day Pravda said Ihe Israeli charges were false and were an attempt to prevent a Middle East political settlement. Slate Department 1'ross Offi- cer Robert J. McCloskey out- lined the U.S. response to the Is- raeli charges In a statement Wednesday. He said Ihe U.S. government has concluded "that there was forward move- ment of surface-to-air missiles inlo and within the zone west of the Suez Canal around the lima the ccnsc-Iirc went inlo effect" at midnight Aug. 7. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS What a police dispatcher de- scribed as. s c r i on s flooding struck Texarkana today, putting water in an undetermined num- ber of homes and blocking ma- jor traffic arteries. The flooding occurred on the heels of a nightlong rain, meas- ured at 4.67 inches in slightly more than 12 hours at the Tex- arkana municipal airport. It was still raining this morning but ap- peared to be slacking by around a.m. Pol ic reported rescues of sev-. era! persons trapped in their homes by Ihe rising water, which climbed a foot deep or more in.some dwellings. Officers removed a number of motorists from cars stalled in the muddy torrents which filled underpasses and flowed through many streets. -Most of the flooding apparent- ly'was in lower sections on the Texas side, of which lies astride the line, officials said. Underpasses'on .U.S..67-82 and on College Drive and West 40lh streets, all major thoroughfares, were among those which police said were blocked. An; elderly man, not identified at once, was reported missing from a nursing home in a flood- ed neighborhood. Police said he was found unharmed later near the home. Firemen -with boats rescued a woman in her 80s from her residence where water climbed over three feet. Auxiliary police were called to help direct traffic after flood waters washed over all major streets In the downtown area an western sections; The Texarkana downpour fell as thunderstorms .and showers moved along the ana line and in parts of North and West Texas. In most other localities, the moisture heightened the already Rain Misses City Again Bolts of lightning and claps of thunder sent showers across Ihe Big Country Wednesay night and early Thursday, but .Abilene missed the moisture. Hawley received the most rain during the past 24 hours with 1.10 inches, bringing the total for two days to 1.70. Inches. Knox and Anson received .50 inch of rain during the night .while Stamford re- ported .83 inch. Breckenridge recorded .28 Inch, Haskell got .17 and Swcel- waler .10. Hamlin reported only a Irace. Still more rain for the area Is forecast Thursday and Friday with, a 30 per cent chance-both days In Abilene and 40 per cent chance Thursday night. The Weather Bureau at Abi- lene Municipal Airport calls for mid-90 degree weather Thursday and Friday afternoons with a low Thursday night in the upper 70s. Winds will be from the south 10-15 ni.p.h. oppressive Humidity without do-1 ing much to. offset ing heat. Amounts generally were not heavy. Threatening turbulence caused the Weather Bureau at Abilene; to put Taylor County tinder a severe thunderstorm warning for an hour as dark, clouds boiled in an area stretching northward to around Childress and'Wichita Falls in early morning.. Similar alerti went out'previ- ously because; of storms near Silverton and Tahoka, but all the warnings expired without word of damage. The Dallas meanwhile, was drying from a 2.04-inch downpour Wednesday, its first rain of consequence since May 30. Lightning hit a cargo plane at Dallas Love Field but caused little damage and no injuries. Moisture amounts elsewhere Wednesday included Beaumont and Port Arthur. .59 Wbrilr.58; Galvcsfon and San Angelo .14, Palacios .07 and El Paso .03. 2-Day 1.70 KNOX Sen. Henry M; Jackson, D-Wash., left, and Sen. John Stcnnis, D- Misi., joined in defeating an effort to stop, expansion of the Safeguard anti-ballistic proposed by Sen. Edward W. Brooke, R-Ma'ss. The vote was 53 lo 45. The the Brooke amendment cleared the last legislative road block from the deployment of the controversial system to new sites. (AP Wirephoto) Bruce Shuns Peace Talks PARIS (AP) Dnvid K. E. Bruce stayed away from Ilia Viclnam peace talks today, touching off speculation that he would boycolt Ihe weekly ses- sions until Uio delegates from North Vietnam and the Viet Cong return lo the table. Bruce, the new chief U.S. delegate to the talks, was repre- scnlecl today by his deputy and predecessor, Philip C, Habib. lie said his cliief was spending the day working at his office. Asked if Bmce's absence was the start of a retaliatory boy- cott, Habih replied: "No com- ment." North Vietnam's chief dele- gate, Xuan Tlmy, stopped at- tending the weekly sessions alt- er Henry Lodge resigned as chief U.S. delegate last No- vember and President Nixon de- layed naming a replacement for him. Until Bruce made his first appearance at the talks two weeks ago, the delegation was headed by Habib as acting dele- gation chief, and the Commu- nists accused Nixon of "down- grading" the talks. Reds 6 Miles From Phnom Penh By T. JEFF WILLIAMS Associated :press Writer PENH, Cambodia (AP) Heavily armed Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces overran Ihe Cambodian defenders of a village nine miles from Phnom Penh today and pushed to within six miles of the capilal. Air strikes continued as an es- timated three enemy ballalions pushed southward from the vil- lage of Prck Tameak, which is northeast of the capital and on the other side of the Mekong River. One reinforced Cambodian battalion was reported holding out on the Prek Tanieak side ol the -river. A spokesman in Phnom Penh said fighting was continuing at Prek Tameak with heavy casualties on both sides. But newsmen who drove to a point across the river from the village found everything quiet. Troops in the area -said a large number of Cambodian sol- "WEATHERT US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Wllllur P9. ABILENE AND VICINITY. UMBiIl radius! Partly ckjudy and warm wilh a nusiMlily or IhuTKierltiOwtri Thursday .Sl-Frlday wild I both a'lernooni in Ilie mk) 90s and a low Thursday nW in the upper 70s. Wlnrfs from Ihe Sovth 10- 15i Probabilily ol rain X Thursday arxf Friday and per Thursday ntfiM- High and low for H hour} ending 9 a.m.: 101 and 74.- High and for period lail year: 94 and 79. Sunsel lail ntehl: p.m. Sunrlia today: a.m. fonighr: p.m- dlers left Prek Tameak by boat Wednesday night, taking. their wounded with them. Cambodian and Soulli Vietnamese gunboats were positioned on the river to provide covering fire during the night. At least two villagers were wounded during the night by what they said was unprovoked fire from the gunboats, but a Cambodian captain on the scene said the villagers were hit by Viet Cong- fire from across the river, .which at lhat point is nearly a rhile'wide.. The Cambodian command has long feared enemy attempts to secure positions in the wooded lands just across the river from Phnom Penh. From there (hey could harass the capilal with rocket and mortar fire. The U.S. Command's weekly casually summary, issued to- day, reported 69 Americans killed in combat last week, 16 less than the week before and the fourth .lowest loll of Ihe year. A spokesman, said 508 Amnricans have been killed in the past seven weeks, the lowest toll for such a period in years, since Dec. 20, 1965-Fcb. 12, I9GG. The Command said 615 Amer- icans were wounded last week, compared with 760 the week be- fore. The casualties raised (o Ihe number of Americans re- ported killed in aclion in the In- dochina war while the reported number of wounded rose to South Vietnamese headquar- ters said 300 of its troops were killed and 834 wounded last week compared lo 37G killed anil Lessons of Prison Propel Hard Worker Into Success RAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) Until he spent Ihree years in San Quentin, Fred Arnold was an ex-Marine adrift. A serious young man with a family and some college educa- tion, he worked as a postal clerk in San Diego, then went home to St. Louis as a data clerk for the Army. He tried his hand at real estate. The change in his fortune came with a convielion for drug possession and a store robbery thai senl him lo prison. "That did he says. "When Hurricane Force Seen for Dorothy MIAMI (AP) Tropical Storm Dorothy, her winds hit- ting 70 miles an hour around the eye, whirled west-northwest .to- day toward a midday landfall In the chain ot Islands at the east end of the Caribbean Sea, The Weather Bureau at San Juan, Puerto Rico, forecast that the storm would reach hurri- cane force as it strikes across the French islands of Marti- nique In the Windward chain. Island residents from St. Lu- cia, in northward to Guadeloupe in the Leewards were warned to ballcn down Immediately for heavy wind and rain and above normal tides Hooding low-lying coastal sec- tions. At 9 a.m. EOT, Dorothy was centered near Latitude H.I north, Longitude 59.8 west, 75 miles. oast ot St. Lucia and about miles southeast of Miami. It was approaching Uie islands at a speed of 17 rnph. Highest winds of 65 to 70 mph whipped-around a small area near the center. Gales reached outward 100. miles lo the -north and 50 miles lo the soulh. St. Lucia, Martinique, Doml- 1 men, Dcfiirade.and Guadeloupe will experience maximum expos- sure lo Die storm, an advisory said. I got out, I was ready to do It right." Released last Jan. 22 with in his pocket, Arnold, 30, took his idea for a special kind of home cleaning service to friends for backing. His plan: Make certain tho work is satisfactory. If not, do it over free. A buddy in the Marines, Hen- ry Jackson, president of a San Diego finance firm, lent him With hs wife Zclla and (heir 11-year-old son Fred, Ar- nold went door to door. As housewives bought his service, he began (o advertise, with the help of a friend on the San Die- go Slalc College faculty. From a corner of a rented of- fice with a single desk and a s'ngle g.rl working pair lime, For-A-Day expanded by rummer to 40 employes and Ar- nold says income moslh- The U.S. government awarded Ihe firm a contract re- cently to clean the bachelor quarters at the Naval Amphibi- ous Base, a ISO-unit complex. Arnold's office staff alone now numbers five. In training classes, he tells his staff (o ask a housewife If she the cleaning started in a special place, or done a special way. Arnold calls the housewife back later, asks if Ihe cleaning was good and if she will tell her neighbor. Dissatisfaction brings an Inslant repeat. The Better Business Bureau made Arnold a member four months sooner than usual. The firm moved inlo new, large quarters this month, and Jackson talked directors of his Brokers Financial Corp. inlo making Arnold's office into a wholly owned subsidiary with potential backing for major growth. wounded two weeks ago. The allied commands reported North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops killed last week compared lo the week be- fore. Reported Soulh Vietnamese losses for the war now stand at dead and wound- ed, while Ihe allies claim North Vietnamase and Viet Cong killer! since Jan. 1, 3961. Aclion lasl week was light in the southern half of Soulh Viet- nam, but heavy fighting oc- curred in the northern sector with Soulli Vietnamese forces bearing tha brunt of it. In two major actions the South Viet- namese claimed more than 400 enemy killed, but with less than a score of government Iroops killed. The government of Australia and Nnw Zealand today an- nounced plans lo withdraw part of their forces from Vietnam in. coordination with Ihe American withdrawal program. Market Higher NEW YORK slock market opened higher In moder- ate trading today. 3rd Policeman Slain While Writing Ticket BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) A patrolman writing a traffic cita- tion was shot to death loday in the third similar San Francisco area police slaying in Iwo months. Ronald T. Tsukamoto, 23, on the force II months, Oicd two hours after an unknown ant fired two shots, pne the officer in Ihe head. Richard Berger, police spokesman, said Ihe slaying "resembles a San Jose shooting death and a San Francisco one in that police were on traffic slops during early morning hours when Ihe assailant came up." Police said Tsukamoto, trav- eling alone in his police car, pulled aside a motorcyclist who made an illegal U-lurn on a main thoroughfare. While Tsukarnolo wrote a Iraffic ticket near Ihe cycle, Berger said, a man walked up to the policeman, pulled a revol- ver from a pocket and fired. Thc.i he fled in a car nearby. The cyclist, whose name was withheld, used the police car ra- dio to call police, officers said. In San Francisco, officer Richard P. Radetich, 24, was fa- tally wounded in his car June 19 while writing an expired lirenso citation. Police seek Jue A. Johnson, 30, San Francisco, on a murder charge. In San Jose, Patrolman Rich- ard Ilucrta, 35, was shot to death in his car while writing a traffic citation early Aug. 6, Emile Thompson, 20, son of an Oakland policeman, was held on a murder charge afler'.he was! found several-blocks away.