Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1970, Abilene, Texas
"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 89TH YEAR, NO. 230 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, TUESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 3, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Press SUNDAY New Red Aid Seen for Cairo Message From Moscow Reports Arms Plans ELLY HOEVE OF SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA belle weather girl plans research career (AP WlftpholB] Where She's Headed UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) If you believe women arc as unpredictable HS the weather, don't look for an argument from Elly Hoevc. She'll lake it as a compliment. Besides being a woman, Elly is a graduate student in meteorology at Die Pennsylvania State University. She's from Sydney, Australia. "Statistics show that today's weather forecasts are accurate almost 80 per cent of the she says. "And if women were any more predictable than that, we wouldn't be much fun, would As one of the two girls in a class wilh more than 60 males last year she was the sole distalf member Elly would rather not assess Ihe predictability of men. "I haven't been trying that long, so I really can't she said as a smile flashed across her face beneath her long, sandy hair. Although choosing to remain noncommital about men, 22-year-old Elly knows exactly where she's going in the area of meteorology. NEED CASH? look around the house and garage for those jlems Ihct you no longer use. Set! Ihem In the Family Week-Ender FRI.-SAT.-SUN. 3 Lines 3 Days Ha Extension cr Refund al Thlj Ball Appioilmnlcly 15 Ainoflt Wcmt No Phone Orders Plcasa Only 00 CASH IN ADVANCE YOU SAVE 31.95 ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS DEADLINE THURS. 3 P.M. Her goal: lo become a research specialist in atmospheric phonemona as air turbulence, cloud physics or some oilier meteorological spin-off. "Too often people think meteorology means only weather she says. "It's really a lot more diversified than that. Forecasting is only a small art of meteorology. I think almospheric science mighl be a more representative description of Ihe course." Elly takes a lot of kidding about possibly becoming a "weather on television, and there is little doubt she could qualify. Hut it's rot for her. "You she says, "the television station in Sydney just changed from Miss Australia lo an ex- weather forecaster, male and about 40. It was a welcome change because I think people are really interested in knowing the ins and outs of what makes the wc-mntr happen. But I think they'll change back again eventually. It's still nice to see a preliy face when Ihey tell yoii it's going lo rain or snow." A grauate of Ihe University of New South Wales in Sydney with degrees in malhematics and physics, Elly says she "son of drilled into meteorology." "Even when I received my acceptance to Pcnn Stale, Ihe letler was addressed to Mr. Elly she recalls. "I was scared for a while thai when I lold Ihem I was a she, they might nol lake me." After completing a maslcrs degree she hasn'l decided about obtaining a doctorate Elly plans lo return to Australia. New Record BEAUMONT, Tex. (AP) Spring enrollment at Lamar Tech has set a record. The total went to up 182 stutlenls over the previous high recorded lasl spring. By KENNETH J. FREED Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Nixon, already under Is- raeli pressure for more military aid to offset increasing Arab strength, was faced today wilh a report that the Soviet Union intends lo boosl arms shipments lo Egypl. Tlic administration was said Monday to have received a mes- sage from Moscow within the last two or three days saying Egypl was gelling the new arms aid because of help given Israel by the United Slates. While informed diplomals said they touUI nut confirm dc- lails of Ihe new Soviet aid, they indicated it would be no sur- prise if Egypt gels some of Mos- cow's newest j'cl fighters, the MIG23. There was no Immediate offi- cial U.S. reaction to Ihe reporl, but President Nixon already was on record as concerned about recent French decisions to provide new warplanes to an- Pistol Sold Before Trial LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) A malicious shooting and wound- ing case was scheduled for trial in Fayelte Circuit Court Mon- day, but it was discovered thai a pistol lo be used in evidence had been sold at a police auc- tion. The defendant, Brooks Gard- ner, later pleaded guilty to at- tempting to commit a felony and received a six-month sen- tence. As the jury was being dis- missed, Judge N. Milchcll Meade crilicized the selling of confiscated weapons. "These Ihings gel right back into the hands of. Ihe general part of the public that commits Ihe Meade said. "In this instance, Ihey even got more anxious and sold Ihe gun before Ihe case was called to trial." other Arab stale, Libya. The President told a news conference Friday he would de- cide williin 30 days whether to meet an Israeli plea for more arms help. The Soviet decision will cause more pressure lo make that decision quickly. The Israeli government has received about half of a pre- vious purchase of 50 U.S. Phan- tom jets with the remainder to be delivered over (he rest of Ihe year. Jerusalem also has asked buy anolhcr 50 of the planes under more favorable financial terms. The Soviet message was said by diplomatic sources lo have blamed Hie United Slates lor re- cent Israeli atlacks on Egypl. The sources indicated Moscow decided to increase aid to Cairo because of the Israel military activily. Although there have been re- cent meelings between Soviet Ambassador Analoly Dobrynin and U.S. Secretary ol Slate Wil- liam P. Rogers, there was rea- son lo believe the Soviet arms message was delivered by the Russian embassy directly to the While House. This would emphasize Ihe ser- iousness with which the Soviets view the smoldering Middle East situation. Sources also assumed brief but urgent visits by the Soviet ambassadors lo British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and French President Georges Pom- pidou Monday were lo tell of the Russian decision to send the arms lo Egypl. The French intention to sell Libya al leasl 100 Mirage jets set off cries of alarm by Israel and its supporlers in Iho United Stales, who said the Jewish stale was in danger ol being ov- erwhelmed by the Arabs. Although Nixon expressed concern over Hie French move, he remained under pressure by U.S. Israeli supporters already critical of recent administration peace proposals for the Middle East. The plan, which Itogcrs has said probably would be hard lo swallow by both sides, calls lot- Israel to evacuate almost all the territory it won during Ihe I9G7 six-day war in return for a bind- ing peace commilmenl by Ihe Aralis. Jerusalem said this plan would "gravely endanger" Ihe ircacc and security ol Israel. The Arabs showed no cnlhu- siasm (or Ihe plan, cither. Sen. Abraham Ribicoff, D- Conn., reflecting (he views of olhcr U.S. backers of Israel, said Ihe Nixon plan undcrculs Ihe Jerusalem government. Laic last month, in an appar- ent effort to case such douhls, Nixon told Ihe National Emcr- gcncv Conference on Peace in the "Middle East Ihe United Stales would not hcsilale lo arm such friendly slates as Israel it necessary. "The United Stales is pro- pared lo supply military equip- ment necessary lo support the efforts of friendly governments, like Israel's, lo defend the safe- ly of Ihcir Nixon said. would prefer rcslraint In the shipment ot arms to this area." lie went on. "Hut we are maintaining H careful watch on the relative strength, of the forces there, and we will nol hcsilale lo provide arms lo friendly stales as the need arises." The question in Uie wake of the latest Soviet move is wheth- er thai need has arisen. After Convoy Ambushed Reds So Viets Loot Soda SAIGON (AP) Viet Cong guerrillas ambushed a convoy carrying 200 cases of soft drinks lo U.S. Army headquarters norlh of Saigon Monday night. The Viet Cong didn't gel Lhc soda pop, but the South Viet- namese troops sent out. to chase the Vicl Cong did, U.S. investi- gators reported today. The convoy was made up ol trucks driven by Vietnamese ci- vilians wilh an escort of Ameri- can military police in jeeps. They picked up Ijic cases of scda and were, on their way north to Long Binh when Viet Cong guerrillas opened fire. One MP and one Vietnamese driver were wounded, and some vehicles were damaged. Then Die South Vietnamese troops were ordered out in armored cars to chase tlic Viet Cong. "The armored cars came down the said one Amer- ican officer. "The armored cars stopped, looted the soft drinks and neglected lo go after Ihn Viet Cong. Some military police- men chased (tic armored cars down the road but could not chase Ihem any fnrlher because they went back into their com- pound." The South Viclnamose also got itwny with n field radio mounted on one of the escort jeeps, an American source said. The South Vietnamese com- mand had no comment on the report. Neither did the U.S. Com in and. Senators Get Word: Work 3 Hours By WALTER n. MEAHS WASHINGTON (AP) _ In Ihe name of dignity and decorum, the Senale's high command has decided that senators should spend at least llirce straight hours of each day's session talk- ing about business. Tlic decision seems a bit dras- tic in a chamber where business never has slood in the way of oratory, whatever the subject; Students Seeking Open Line to Policymakers By CARL C. CRAFT Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Kmir- teen Princeton University stu- dents, bearing detailed .sugges- tions instead of slogans, are ex- perimenting wilh opening lines of communication between Ihe campus set and Washington's foreign policymakers. So far, so good, according lo their leader Stephen Fuzcsi Jr., who says they got a good hear- ing Monday from Sens. George McGovern, D-S.D., and Charles E. Goodell, R-N.Y. Fuzesi, 21, of Hamden, Conn., says this effort "to re-establish a dialogue between students and our government" is nol an 'it- tcmpl lo undercut the student protest movement. The young, he said, are B0irS to have to accept more responsi- bility during the coming decade and they have a right lo a say on developing policy. In all, 20 Princclon students spcnl 14 weeks researching and developing policy recommenda- tions which they are reviewing in their sessions with some sen- ators, congressmen and Nixon administration leaders. Tlic experiment, Fuzesi said, is part of the students' program of school work concentrated to- ward careers in the puhlic serv- ice field. Fuzcsi said the students arc not here to disrupt the functions of government or lo look around as part of a routine school visit lo tlic city. The students seek support for such proposals as ending nu- clear proliferation immediately, stopping development of an an- tiballistic missile system, and withdrawing all American com- bat forces from Vietnam within a year. and where orations have seldom inhibited conversation among colleagues. But those arc the rules. Of course, those have been the rules for a long lime, and they have been almost unanimously ignored- The Senate's leaders, Democrat Mike Mansfield and Republican Hugh Scott, put it a bil more delicately in a letter lo their colleagues Monday. "While the provisions of these rules have been in our body of rules for a long period of lime, the Senate lias varied in its ?cal lo enforce Mansfield and Scott said in a memo on dignity, decorum and procedure in the Senate. In hopes of seeding the work of Ihe Senate, the two leaders said Ihcy have decided on slricl- er enforcement of Ihe rules. One of lhem--perhaps Ihe most universally quires debate be lo Ihe point anil on Ihe issue awaiting action for three straight hours every day. That means a senalor can't break inlo a debate about feder- WEATHER U. S. DEPRBTMEHT OF COMMENCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (Wealher Map I-B) ABILENE AND VICINITY (V-ml'.e Fair lotfjy a-.d lair and warmer lonighl ard wilh cloi-diness Wednesday. are lighl and variable. Tuesday abcul M and Tuesday n'grtl abcul 30. Hiqh c.n near a.-d low for 24-noyr ending 9 a.m.: a and Hig1! and [off dale lair year; U and S'.-nsel lail ntaMr surmise 1cday; aM smsel Icnighl al aid for subways and buses lo give a speech about Hie Middle Eiisl. Sen. Jacob K. Javils, R-N'.Y., tried it Monday, and Sen. Hob- erl C. liyrd, D-W.Va., Ific No. .1 Democratic leader, forbade il. A single senalor bent on en- forcing Ihe rule can block an off-lfic-subjccl speech. Us just that nobody has made enforce- ment a habit. So Javits gave up vrilh n wry smile, put his speech away, and delivered il later. While Mansfield and Scott signed the slick-lo-business let- ter, Byrd has lurncd out lo be the enforcer. He frequents Ihe floor, spends far more lime (here than any other single senator, and he had already warned at least one col- league of coming enforcement of Ihe rule of gormancncss. "I! mighl speed Uiings up a he said in an interview, after his objection blocked .lav- its off-llie-topie address. "I'm nol asking (or the role of Hyrd said. "Bui it's the intciil of Ihe joinl leadership lo make the rule work, and I'm going to do the best I can." Thai's not the only rule JScolt and Mansfield want enforced. They wanl scniilors lo hurry to (he floor when the bell rings for a roll call vole, instead of arriving late from offices, rcs- lauranls and oilier haunts, lo gel ihcir voles entered after the call of Ihe roll has been com- plelcd. And Ihey also wanl more prompt gavel-wrapping from the chair, to keep Ihc place in order when Ihe normal buzz of conversation among senators and aides becomes a hubub. While Ihcy stressed the speed- ier handling of business, Mans- field nnd Scoll suggcslcd a fringe benefit, loo: "A stricter enforcemcnl o[ these rules would have a favorable reaction by the public as lo Senate proce- dure." Loons to McAden Trial Biafra 'Genocide' Term Draws Query By ELLIE RUCKER and BETTY GUTSSOM Q. I've been reading about Ihe Nigerian War Relief In the paper ftir several days and have come across Ihe word "genocide" several limes. I've looked (his word up in the dictionary and also a medical dictionary and can'l find It. Could you explain what It means? A. The word was first used in connection with the attempted anninilation ot the Jews under the Nazi regime. Il means the sys- tematic extermination or destruction of an entire people or group. In the Ni- gerian conflict, it refers to the Ibo Tribe lhal made up two thirds ot Biafra. Some ac- cused Ihe Nigerians of ntlcmpling to slarvc all the Biafrans lo death. Q, I am Interested In becoming an air- line stewardess. My question Is, how do I go about applying fur 11 anil lo whom? I'm especially Interested In Pan American, hut I'd also appreciate infor- mation on any others. Also, what air- lines will accept girls with long hair If it's worn up? A. Pan American is sending a stewardess interview learn lo Dallas on Feb. 18. For an interview appointment phone (area code They didn't reply as lo whether long hair is okay, but pictured in a brochure Ihcy sent is an attractive stewardess with long blonde hair, so il apparently is accep- table. For information about other airlines, write to Iheir home office. Q. The olhcr flay I had some firewood delivered. I asked (he man that dc- livercil It If (hey had planted trees after culling the wood, or If there were any "tree (arms." The answer I got was, "No, and there are six olher men cul- ling wood where I've been culling." What I wanl to know Is how can we keep men like this from robbing us of our boaullfiil countryside? A. We pondered your question while warming our feet in front of the fire and we're wilh yon, the Big Country needs every tree il can muster. Then again, we sure liked lhat crackling fire in Ihe fireplace so guess il comes lo the decision fire in Ihe fireplace or trees on Itie lerrain? H might ease Ihe pain a bit lo know that in many cases the wood is being chopped in areas that need lo be cleared for ag- ricullural use. Q. Regarding a cover for Ihe public school stadium, (here arc several uni- versities putting down astro turf (hat now have no need for Ihelr old covers. Why no! contact University ol Texas or Texas Tech about purchasing their cover. U may be a lot more economical or we might possibly get It free. A. Chuck Moser, Abilene Schools Athletic Director says he has already contacted those schools plus a few others and Ihey don't want lo sell their covers because they havo other uses for them such as covering Ihcir aslro turf! (makes il last They also plan lo use them lo cover the in- field on their baseball diamonds. Bui even Ihough ihis avenue seems closed, Moscr feels confident lhat some way or another Abilene will have a field cover next year. Q. I read In Action LI'ic lhat a Jeweler here sells pure copper bracelets. Now a male of the species can't go around wearing pretty copper bracelets; can you tell me where I can find a heavy pure copper bracelet? A. We'll tell you it you'll tell us why you're searching for a pure copper bracelet. We've been besieged with requests for the name of lhat jeweler and we're dying of curiosily; are copper bracelets the follow up to love beads and flowers in Ihe hair or just We've notified several jewelers that there's a real market for copper bracelets and they've promised to order Ihem pronto. Keep your eye on the newspaper ads. NOTE: On Monday's answer about beer elections in Taylor County ,stale records revealed the most recent wet-dry election was on May U, 1938, wilh legalizalior" of beer being defealed 3-1, by a vole of against to for. Address questions lo Action Line, Tlox 30, Ahllenc, Texas 79604. Names will not be used hut questions must he signed and address given. Testimony resumed in Federal Court here Tuesday morning in the (rial of Abilene businessman Claud McAden, charged wilh receiving a portion of loans he made while chief officer al West- ern Commercial Savings and here in 19C6-67. Monday the government called seven witnesses, including former business partner of McAden, Leonard .Slorcy, who testified he loaned McAden a considerable amount of money "because he was a friend and he needed il." On (hree occasions while Slorcy was serving as president of Sto-Gay, Inc., he testified he loaned McAden money Sto-Gay had secured as loans from We.slcrn Commercinl. McAden was president and chairman of the board of Western Commercial. David Bigham, cashier at First Stale Rank, leslified that on Ihrce separate days, McAden deposited ar.d in a special account, all from checks signed by Storey. Slorey of Marble Falls was formerly a loan officer and appraiser at Western Com- mercial. He testified he had been a personal employe of McAden following his job at Western Commercial and prior lo the formation of Slo-Gay Inc., a corporation formed lo take over default loans of Western Commercial so thai "Wcslcrn Commercial could keep operating." Also testifying before the seven-man, "five-woman jury were Mrs. Lynnc Ellen Petty, a former assislant secretary for Western Commercial; Robert A. Jordan, manager of the Westgale branch of Abilene Savings Assn. which look aver Western Commercial; Mary Sheehan, former officer in Gray- Mart, Inc.; Nelson Quinn, president of Gray-Marl, Inc.; and Jaincs W. Smilh, cashier at Abilene rtolmnal Bank. McAden was indicted Sept. 23, 1969, by a Wichita Falls grand jury. He pleaded innocent lo all five counts last Oct. 1 before Judge Leo Brewslcr. Ronald McDcarman of Dallas is repre.senting McAden. The proscculing altorney is Asst. U.S. Ally. Alex McGlinchcy. 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