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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1974, Abilene, Texas OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT C4TH 174 PHONE 6.734271', ,ABILENE, TEXAS, 796Q4, TUESDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 10, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS .Price 15 Cents Associated Pntt jBy ELLIE RUCKEH Civic Center "Piano A Good 'Really1 Q. Schroeder .would have been em- barrassed arid perhaps eveii Lucy. I say Good Grief! When a host of music lovers went (o our magnificent civic center hear Victor Nledtwleckt play what coaid have been a beautltnl con- cert, we were amazed to rind Ihe Instrument provided city In Its "elaborate andltorlnm ,'was' a wprii-out, wheezing clunker 'from- prohibition days. Witniworld famous artists coming (o perform .with 'our Philharmonic, how can we possibly stand the embarrass we have a really good. Sleinway or Baldwin grand? Or at least one of the better Japanese models? I! would last for decades. And know from experience that artists will play-on a good piano even when It.Is not when It's that or cancel the contract. Something must be done! Can you help? .A. "II really is a good says Civic Center Manager John Chancy. "It was performed on by Robert Porlney's sister, ;Arlene, who is a.well-known rising piano virtuoso and she said our piano was It's been completely reconditioned with new hammers, felts' and keys and Is as good a nlhe'foot grand as there is in town olher than Baldwin or Sleinway and adequate for most artists, Chancy thinks. He says performers have this option of using the hoiisc piano or having a piano of their choice delivered. Of. course, Ihe art- ist.pays Ihe rental. In view ol the fact that a new Steinway would inn bclwecn and and the piano Isn't used very much, Chaney doesn't see how such a purchase could be Justified.' Q. My ulster real cM. She's'a Bhut-ln hot ran still piece qnltis.'Sht lives hi California and asked me to help her find booklets or magazines that have mostly quilt patterns. Could yon help her? A. McCall's recently came out with ifjuilt pattern book that's sold at most hews', 'stands. carries a line of quilt pat- tern books called "Aunt Martha's." And Linda Daniels', -who does as'much quilting as anyone in-town, suggests the city library or McMurry library as an excellent source o( patterns. You might look through the card catalog, find, Ihe one's you wanl, then send .your sister the names. Maybe she lias a friend who could check out these books from a California library. Q. Where did Ft. Phantom gels Its name? A. Mrs. Ima.Gotten Jennings arid Dr. Uupert Richardson concocted a slory they believe will hold water. Many years ago soldiers were searching for a fort to pro- tect what few settlers were out here from the Indians. In the search they came upon a hill. Going up the hill it looked like a hill but when they go (o the top they found It flattened out. On the hill looking to the west, they saw a mirage. They didn't know what it was so they called it ghost. At first they named the fort, Ghost Town, but later decided, that was too common and changed it to Ft. Phantom. Q. In May 1972 my daughter and I were honored the Abilene Woman's dun filrl of the 'served turkey halls and boy were they delicious. As I remember they were about Ihe size of tennis balls, com- posed o( tnitey slices and something else hot I don't remember what. I'd love (o nave (hat recipe for tie bolt- Pays. A It wasn't turkey you ale, it was breast of capon Monte Carlo, otherwise known as gourmet chicken breast and there is no recipe. But Mrs. Henry Hich- ter, who manages the Woman's Club, will pass along a little secret. She buys them in boxes of 30 from Swift Compa- ny All you-have to do is roll them in.flour and bake in a buttered pan in the oven. Or dip them in batter and deep fry. Right before serving, pour healed, undiluted mushroom soup over the whole thing. Now if this isn't easy gourmet cooking, we don't know what is. NEWS INDEX Amusements Bridge Business Mirror Clcssifiri Comics Editoriols Horoscope' Obituaries Sports To" Your Heolth TV Log TV Seoul Women's New 2B 3A 4.-7C 3C 4A 5A flC ZS 1-2C 3A Dressing for 'Adaption' Get tirigrdblis ready for in the Goodfellows store which will; open-next week 'are-; these member's! of: the Retired Senior Volunteers Mrs. Pollie Ghimbiei'Sj fseated, er and Mrs. Delia volun- ,'By JOEDACYII Hcporfer-Ncws Staff Wrller Light- rain began to fall at about 4.a.m. and had accumulated to .22 inch'within foiii; hours the result ol .a 'combination, of several weath- er phenomena. Forecasters said the rains, the first for December, .should 'gradually diminish throughout Tuesday 'and be cut olf late WHERE IT RAINED ABILENE Municipal Airport .22 Total :for Year 32.53 Normal for Year.' 22.03 2102-Beech wood .10 NE Treatment Plant .20 Hamby Plant .10 901 :Pie'dmoht .20 N. 2nd and Treadaway' .20 701 E. Hwy. 80' .20' Dyess .AFB .09 Lake Abilene'. :16 Lake Phantom Hill .21 Lake Kirby'; .10 BA1RD '.IS BALLINGER .18 BRECKENRIDGE '.20 CISCO. TR CLYDE .20 COLORADO CITY '.13 EASTLAND TR HAMLI'N .25 HA'WLEY '.35 STAMFORD 26 -'SWEEJWATER' .20 -TUSPOLA s 20 Tuesday night or Wednesday. Wealherman Jerry O'Bryanl said there major weather, systems causing the rain which is the first since mld-Noyember.; .'_' First, pres- sure ''located in'-the deep South and moving steadi- ly eastward: -This system -is creating an ovalshaped wind pattern, which circulates in a clockwise direction.. THE CIRCULATION .pattern..., sweeps over flic Gufr of Mexi- co'bringing warni, moist air hack with' it.crossing Abilene1 in a'southeasterly direction. Secondly-, ''the real wea'lher- .-maker" is a-low pressure cen- ter in the upixir levels of tlie-. atmosphere near El Paso, causing circulalipn. the op- posite direction soulhwes- terly over Abilene. This convergence 'of wind helps cause the rain, O'Bryaiit said. O'Bryant said this low pres- "really gelling with it" in that pariicular'arca of the has hot moved out readily. The .third system is another 'high' centered over Idaho that same clockwise cir- culation paltern. As it moVes eastward, O'Bryanl said, it will begin (o push cooler air in from the north. MIKE McPHERSON gets Exchange award McPherson Named Top CHS Lineman By ART LAWLER.' reporter News Staff Writer When Hayr .the'Copper Cougars, 'watched -Haify Nqrris accept Christmas Tree Has Few Ornaments, No Presents 3B By LIZ MOORE Reporter-News Staff; Wrller A small aluminum Christ- mas tree trimmed, with -a.'- handful of on a bureau in a small 'frame home in Ihe Carver addilion. 11 was Hie only holiday deco-- raiion in Ihe im- maculate room. The tree looks prelty, catching the light from a is missing. There are no packages be- neath its branches. "I just want toys and clothes, groceries I don't get no kind of said the woman holding her seven-year-old daughter! SHE HAD JUST come home, with her children "and h'us-'. band, driving into the yard in a bailered old station wagon. "I work 'part-lime as a maid' my'-husband been she explained. And that was her.stmple sto- ry behind asking- Ihe Abilene Goodfellows for help a merry Christmas this year. Two other children in the fam- ily include a girl, 12, Sand a boy, 9. The family many certified as recip- ients th.ey already have their appointment to shop in the store to be operating Dec. 16-19 at 166 Pine. That is, if Ihe funds are available.. Goodfellows contributions to dale lag far behind goal with less than a week lo go before the Goodfellows store opens. i more Ronnie H. Blackmore 20.00 Mr. and Mrs. 'Earl Keck 10.00 10.00 In Memory.of C. A. Morris fiy'Mrs. G.A. Morris........ 10.00 Wesley. Class of Fil-st Methodist Chiirch Pauline 'James lo.'ooi Mr. and Mi'S.iRalph 'V. Baumgardner 10.00 Mr. David....... R. King Mrs. Bill lO.Ofl M.: Love lO.Ofl NCO-Wives Club ol Dyess Air Force Base 30.00 T. E..L. Sunday School Class of Belmont Baptist'Church 10.00 Anonymous 5.00 Tn lieu of Christmas cards Mrs. 1 GradyBarr 50.00' Anonymous 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. M: .U.vMay 10.00 In the name of Jesus .frpmJ'Jndie and Peggy Borcn '50.00 Dr., ancl Mrs., r Lawrence .P. Fitzgerald 10.00 5.00 Mr. and Mrs. George J. Kampert 10.00 Mens Bible Class of First Central Presbyterian Church 25.00 Mr. and Mrs. 0. B. Stephens 10.00 Larry and Elaine Rimdle 5.00 In Memory of Mrs. Aline Wingo from Montie and Olin 0. Odom -10.00 10.00 SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS Ut IH" iwrth FAMUT WIEKEMEI WANT-AD (Ixtra Ww AN Mr. and Mrs. Jack .FulwUer- Mr. and Mrs. M.OO Mr and Mrs; John B. .Garr.et; lo.oo; In'memory of Mr. and'Mrs. G. by. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Connally- 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Vernon B. COT 15.00 Mr. and Mrs. V: C. Stcphenson 25.00 Mr. arid. Mrs. H. R. Tuley, Jr. 25.00 Anonymous 100.00 ;Mr. 'and Mrs., Abe Allen and Sons 25.00 In memory of Ada and Jack Robert and King by Mr. and Mrs'.- -VFrank'J.'.King 25.00 .Rev...and L. D. Cleveland 10.00 lieu'of Christmas cards Iq Abilene friends from Mrs. J. I, Moore 10.00 W.J. Clinton 5.00 Sclikade Brothers 'Driiling.Company 150.00 Millie E. Nash 10.90 Mr. and Mrs. Frank A.' Warren 10.00 In lieu of Chrislmas cards lo Abilene friends from Mr.-and Mrs. Myrle Grealhouse 25.00 In lien of Christmas cards to friends from Mr. and Mrs. Tom Stoker 10.00 Thursday Foruni '25.00 Dr. and Mrsi'-BJ.' Estes 50.00 Builders Class of Brook Hollow Chrislian Church 35.00 In lieu of Christmas cards to friends and co- workers from Mr and .Mrs. Hubert Smiley and boys 7.00 Mr. and S.Davidson 5.00 L.G.L.A.' 1.00 W. R. Ely '50.00 Llla M. Touchstone 10.00 Mrs. James B. Dunigart v, 100! 00' Anonymous 10.00 Women's Auxijiary of Temple Mizpah 10.00 T.S. Armstrong 10.00 Mrs. Horace Condley 10.00 Hatlie Springer 5.90 Col., and Mrs. Edmond 1 F. Murray 25.00 Mr. and Mrs. Wayne G. Curtis 25.00' FAMILY WAITS FOR HELP talk of no money for Christmas In memory of R-C. Grisham 50.00 Dr. and Mrs. J.M. 30.00 In memory of my husband Ed Fly by Mrs. Ed Fly 5.00 ,Rev. anil Mrs. Clyde ;-'1'- ,10.00' Frie.ntlship Class or First i.Cnrislian'Church '25.00 Business Men's Bible Class .First Mclhodist Church 25.00 50-50 Class of First United Methodist Church 25.00 Ajnerjcan Assn, of Retired Persons', Chapter il3 50.00 Mr. and Mrs. Henry Y. Hall 2C.DO Anonymous Excel Bible Class, SI. Paul Unilcd Methodist Church 50.00 Total Previously Acknowledged Tolal to dale GOAL his high school last, may'have been a tear or two dropping from his eyelids.' necessary'ihoughV 6 y e r l o n and came 'iip with Mike McPhersori to'-'flll the va-'" cated hose guard position, and Tuesday Ihe 170-pound senior -was named'Hie-school's'Top Lineman by: the Abilene Ex- change Club. 'That means McPhersoh's name has been added to the' trophy, awarded at the club's noon luncheon Tuesday at the Abilene Country. Club. the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ray McPlierson, 2609 Venture, was an honorable mention selec- tion on the 5-AAAA All-Dis- trict balloting which took place at (he close of Uie 1974 football The Exchange Club annually honors the player who: best fulfills the qualifications 'of conscientiousness, dependabili- ty, enthusjasm, improvement; sportsmanship, a b i 1 it y and performance. McPherson was known as a punishing tackier, who dou- bled as a gu.ard in the Cou- gars' offensive, line. He was a key factor in helping the Cou- gars mold one of their slrong- est defensive units ever. two-year Cooper leflcr- man was presented the a'wird at the noon luncheon 'by Charles Scarborough. The 13 previous winners of the award include: N b r r i s, nose guard Denny, guard 1970-John Rhiddlehoover, tackle 19G9-B'obby .White, end, m.onslor Finley, end' Hcdgers, tackle, nose.guard Mayfield, tackle Capers, tac- kle, linebacker 1964-'Truelt flbberts, end, linebacker Black, guard, linebacker linebacker Bowen, guard, linebacker WEATHER? V.I. DEPAKTMCNT W COMMMCI IWWfml VrtotfKr IWMtlw n.' K) ABILENE. AND VICINITY OIK) cott .vHth rain and tlwridefihowefi nutty tabv end lonlohl., tonight. Pirlly doudy and a little warmer WedneKtoy. Sounw- IV winds 5 lo lS.rr.pri lodoy becoming noiK-.-rlv 5 te II Wtdotiitoy. High today In the lower J0s. LOW tontaht In th< low -Jh. Wcdnndav h nil mW Ms. Prcbobllltv of riln H Mr today decreasing to 30 Mr nnt Krit lonlqhl. HFoh and low tndlng 9 a.m.: 51 and 31. Hlqti and low ume doll Imt YHf M Sunrlie laddy: sumit tofnorrow ;