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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Abilene, TexasAbilene reporter Betos without offence to friends or foes we sketch your world exactly As it Abilene Texas sunday morning August 22, 1976 Ford ordered tree cutting u. S. Stages show of military Power in Korea 35 cents by . Hwang Aii outed pow writer Seoul South Korea a the United states staged a demonstration of military Power in and around Korea on saturday at the same time Allied forces felled a tree that was the Center of the dispute in which North koreans kitted to american officers i president Ford personally approved the plan to go in there and Cut the tree White House press Secretary Ron Nessen said saturday at Vail colo., r where Ford is vacationing. With Ford is rational Security Agency director Brent a. Scowcroft who is keeping the presi i Dent abreast of the situation. At Travis air Force base in califor Nia Flag draped caskets carrying the bodies of the two slain american officers arrived amid a ceremony. As the plane returning their bodies touched Down a 26-Man Honor guard saluted. The bodies were taken to the . Army mortuary in Oakland Calif. Col. Erroll Loving Travis information offi Ter said maj. Arthur bonifas 33, of Newburgh ., would be flown to West Point For burial and 1st u. Mark t. Barrett. 25, to his Hometown of co deut i Story pm. A Lum Liia . Bonifas was promoted posthumously from Captain to major. In the operation an Armada of Warp lanes and troops was poised near the demilitarized zone during cutting of the 10-foot Poplar at the Neutral truce Village of Panmunjom. A . Navy task Force steamed toward Korea. Helicopter gunships of he kind used in War backed by an unspecified number of f4 phantom and fill Jet fighters and three b52 bombers from Guam circled overhead while a Quick reaction of 300 . And South korean soldiers protected the tree cutting Allied military sources said. _ North korean soldiers at the scene limited their response to shooting photo graphs but their government accused the United states of a grave military Provo cation. A Pyongyang broadcast charged that .300 troops including americans in full combat entered the demilitarized zone Doz separating North and South Korea and not Only Cut Down the tree but also destroyed North korean guard posts and smashed barriers. Another 400 Allied troops took combat positions 400 Yards away backed up by five truckloads of soldiers and a helicopter All creating a terrible War the broadcast said. The tilled sources declining to be identified denied that the combat Force had entered the Doz but did not say How close it approached. North Korea s Central news Agency charged that one . Helicopter intruded into North korean air space along the Doz on saturday com mitting espionage and a hostile a broadcast of the report monitored in Tokyo did not specify what the hos tile act was but it said it was linked with the provocations thai the United slates is conducting without setup in the joint Security the 151-Roile-Long Doz was quiet else where but armies on both sides were on he Alert and Washington sources said the aircraft Carrier Midway and its 75 four frigates and a guided missile Cruiser were in route from Japan to Korea. Pentagon officials have stressed that the military moves including earlier reinforcement of Jet fighter units in local q station reaction rated pos him by analyst by Gary Morton staff writer although q Sla Lioa a new service of ered through to Cable service of Abi Lene has drawn criticism from some viewers for its showing of a rated mov ies a Market analyst for to Cable s Parent company said response Here his been overwhelmingly positive. Mark Van Loucks with United Cable television corp. Of Tulsa okla., said in a phone interview saturday that the More than 3.000 subscribers Here have Given a positive reaction to the serv ice which offers special features Razov ies sporting events and children s programs about 12 hours a Day seven Days a week. Thai s one of the test responses q station has received he said noting the subscriptions came within two weeks. Pointing to the question of a rated movies Van Loucks said Only seven per cent of the 127 program offerings this month were a rated movies. And those he said Are always shown after 8 . With p station trying to schedule them after 10 . Whenever possible. And he said parents who Are concerned their children might watch pro Grams the parents consider objectionable can use a key lock device offered through the service to turn off 9 station when the parents leave Home or on an other television set in their Home which enables the children to watch All other Cable stations except q station. Bud Bordeaux of to Cable in Abilene the key lock device blocks the Sig Nal which supplies q station. The smallest percentage of total Shprit jigs is a rated movies q station is offered by Cable vision stations through Home Box office a few York based subsidiary of time life corp programs on it including live nightclub acts., concerts symphonies and sporting Are transmitted from a Center just outside new York City to a satellite above the Equator Van Loucks said. The signal is then beamed Back to ground stations in the areas served in Abilene to a receiving station at South 14th and of Woodard. This month Van loud ass said q Sta Tion offers 79 movie showings. 20 show Ings of special sporting events 19 children s features showings and nine showings of special features including Freddie Prinze s nightclub act and Les Folies Bergere. About he reaction to a rated movies Van Loucks said the first thing to understand about our showing of a rated movies is the matter of perspective. For example of 127 showings this month 10 were a rated movies. That s about seven per he also listed four major Points con from planet Earth this pop eyed monster is not a strange Crea Ture from outer space. He s just an Ordinary Frog who decided to take a dip in a Day Camp Pool in Wakham mass., Friday staff members discovered him when Camp opened. A wire Holo South Korea did not foreshadow Mili tary retaliation for the killings last wednesday but were aimed at discouraging possible North korean military action. The official statement of the United nations or Allied command said merely hat a unc work party had felled the tree and safely a free for All Between communist and Allied soldiers ending in the two Ameri can deaths and injuries on both sides broke out wednesday when the North koreans tried to Slop an Allied team from pruning branches from the tree which the . Command said hindered its observation of the North korean Side. Bonifas and Barrett were axed and beaten to death by North korean guards who seemed to be concentrating on hurl ing the americans the command said. Military sources have also reported three North koreans were killed but this not confirmed. Five hours after saturday s tree Cul Ling . Rear adm. Mark p. Frudden chief Allied representative on the joint armistice commission had a 13-minute secret talk at Panmunjom Wilh maj. Gen. Han jul Kyong the chief North korean representative a Seoul newspaper Chosun Flo reported. Coming a rated movies because Home Box office which supplies programs to q station is at tempting to buy current big name mov ies it s important to understand that 75 per cent of ail movies being made in Hollywood these Days Are while some a a led movies May have objectionable material not All r rated movies Are usually he said most of the objectionable material is in context with the movie. And he also noted the haphazard rating system. Station he noted again tries to schedule the movies after 10 . When possible and always after 8 . The key lock device makes it pos sible for parents to ensure their children do not see programs in their own Homes the parents consider unsuitable for their children. One must understand that while the program mix will vary from month to month Ifie smallest percentage of total showings is a rated Van Loucks said. In buying movies he said we Are Al tempting to buy current big name mov ies so that our viewers can enjoy the same movies they have to go downtown to see in the Comfort of their living rooms. Not a rated movies Are he said. One of the finest movies i be Ever seen was last year s Academy award Winner Harry and which starred Art Carney. It is a Story of an old Man and his cat Tonto living out their last few Days see analyst Back Page Section Comanche War party they were really Al the annual Comanche air show Satur s i v flihiw6 a probably thousands of Miles away fighting enemy troops in their minds. This helicopter s machine gun caught the Eye of Darren Debusk 10-year-old Vraj is Delusky and Steve son of fat h 2 s Elm Shepard both Are from Comanche. Re lated Story on pm. 6a. Staff photo by Billy adorns although Abilene s temperatures were relatively Cool Satur Day Only 91 degrees for the High Young Kimberly Wise apparently thought a Little Shade was needed. The 2-year-old daughter of or. And mrs. Ronald Platt of 1026 s. 8th holds this Basket Over her head for a bit of Relief from the Sun while on an Outing at Lake fort phantom Hill. Staff photo by Gerald Ewing lawyer says Baker led up list till cheap shot Nashville Tenn. A a Nash Ville attorney says sen. Howard Baker topped the list of president Ford s Poten tial running mates until one of the Best timed cheap shots in history knocked him out of the running hours before the final selection was made. Lamar Alexander a former White House aide and onetime member of Baker s staff told the Nashville Banner that Baker probably lost the Republican vice presidential nomination because of a Story about his wife published by columnist Jack Anderson last thursday. The Banner quoted Alexander on sat urday As saying that Baker s wife Joy was involved in a minor traffic Accident in Washington on aug. 12 and that an Derson s column quoted the Driver of the other car As saying the Tennessee Sena Tor s wife had been drinking. Alexander congressional Liaison aide in the while House during the first administration of former president hich Ard Nixon said Baker s staff denied that mrs. Baker had been drinking before the Accident. He said Baker press Secretary Ron Mcmahan produced affidavits thursday afternoon from investigating officers and statements from witnesses which showed no evidence of drinking by mrs. Baker Alexander also quoted As saying that Anderson telephoned Baker in Kan Sas City and said to realized that some of the information in his column about mrs. Baker May not have been accurate inside dad s Day Abilene evors of s .1-43 Austin note Berry s world a boofci.48 business news Isa Roii word editorials.4a farm news .8c heartline.50 Hospital Jumble puiife.18a living.1-140 oil.20a setting sports.1-7c this in weit Texas Isa toddy in history to your Good heollh.26a to tab.1-i2e travel.45 horse breeder a Young Abilene native is putting his talents to work in thoroughbred horse Breeding. Pm. 17a when it comes to wed dings one father believes thai dad does t pm. Id. Reagan plans Ronald Reagan Ponder ing his future does t Rule out another presidential race. Pm. 25a. A Little Leary Bill Maupin tuesday is going to he a big Day for Myca executive director Bill Maupin. Pm. Id

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