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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - January 4, 1974, Abilene, Texas ®f)t iHWknr"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron 93RD YEAR, NO. 201 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE, TEX., 79604. FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 4, 1974—TWENTY-EIGHT PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Associated Prest (/PI Nixon Will Initiate Energy Plan-Dr. K SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP i —Voicing concern about the spectre of global depression, Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger said Thursday that President Nixon is preparing personal initiatives to promote solution of the world energy crisis. Kissinger called the Arab oil embargo ‘increasingly less appropriate” and said Nixon’s diplomatic offensive would seek to build cooperation between oil-producing and oilconsuming nations. Kissinger didn’t give details of the actions Nixon is planning. He said Nixon would begin taking initiatives next week and that they would be announced afterward. In a Western White House news conference before he Affair Checkmated Detente, Yes! Love? PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -Charlotte Daigle of Palo Alto. U.S.A., yearns to marry Boris Mukhametshin of Mosco w, U.S.S.R. — and therein lies the problem. “The Soviet government won’t let us,” complains Charlotte. “The United States and the Soviet Union are supposed to have detente. Well, how about us?” The Soviet government, Charlotte says, empnasized its ieelings about the romance by kicking her out of the country last spring after a tough, offi* i ial grilling during which they intimated she might be a sp> And now. she says, the Soviet Embassy has refused her a visa for another visit. Charlotte, JI, said her road to romance with Boris, also JI, is now paved with one official “nyet” after another, and though she gets discouraged she vows her labors of love will not be lost. “It doesn’t look good, but I don't intend to give up,” insisted the petite, orown-haired interviewer with toe stale employment agency. In Moscow, some 5,800 miles away. Boris also refuses to give up, writing her poems and long letters cf endeaiment every day, and sending her many of his watercolors. “Dearest Char.” he wrote recently in his good tut not perfect Englisn -I need you terribly and my love to you becomes to be rn ,re and more intense. I go through endless days, weeks and r. onths until orip day IMI see you. We had such a short time together ■ A 12-stanza prose p»em ne wrote her last month declares their "spiritual marriage’ and protests; “We divided. Uke Lenin grad’s bridges, by the river cf tears and pain, but all of thi.i made us more deign rn tied. we won’t give up, as long as we live the windstorm of soviet bureaucracy can’t break down our spiritual mar rage.” The international romance started when Bores sat at her table in a Leningrad airport coffee shop in 196K. Charlotte was returning to America through Russia -Mer a two-year tour as a Peace Corp Daylight Saving Time (AP Wirephoto) CHARLOTTE DAIGLE . . . love affair being blocked volunteer in Uganda, East Africa. “We talked lor about an hour I thought he was very interesting, then I got my plane and flew away.” In a daily journal she kept. Char* See RUSSIANS, Pg. 12A. UL I headed back to Washington and a meeting Friday with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, Kissinger also: —Predicted “good progress can be made” toward disengagement of Arab and Israeli forces along the Suez Canal. He spoke of an acceleration in Geneva talks this month. —Said a Nixon trip to Europe “could very well happen this spring” because headway is being made in negotiating declarations of principle with Atlantic allies. —Reported that planning* was under way for summit talks with Soviet leaders in Moscow this year and said Nixon wants to go to Japan, too. He asserted that U.S. foreign policy would be unaffected by any moves in Congress to impeach Nixon. —Cast doubt on the possibility of a Communist offensive in Vietnam, saying he and Hanoi's Le Doc Tho were continuing efforts to ‘‘ease the situation.” Kissinger ruled out “at this moment” any counterembargo against Arab nations which have cut off supplies to the United States. He would not predict when the Arab embargo might be lifted. Twice in the 45-minute news conference Kissinger volunteered mention of the threat of the energy crisis triggering a global depression, referring once to “a massive depression.” He said Nixon’s personal initiatives will spell out in greater detail a cooperative plan he sketched in a London speech last month. In London. Kissinger spoke of the need for the United States. Japan and Western European nations to unite in their search for solutions to the energy crisis. Kissinger said Nixon’* initiatives probably would take the form “of an approach to the various leaders’ concern.” Other officials predicted a series of presidential letters, messages and telephone calls but ruled out any immediate foreign travel by the President to promote energy cooperation. Responding to questions. Kissinger said tile diplomatic-offensive could involve a score of nations, including such major oil consumers as Japan and European nations as well as such oil producers av the Arab bloc. “Unless there is a systematic effort to address the problem.” Kissinger said, “there is no way one nation can solve it by itself, not even a nation as powerful as the United powerful as the United States.” PAGE ONE BY KATHARYN DUFF DON’T BE A LOSER - Set clocks ahead one hour on Jan. 6 for onorgy-savlng DAYLIGHT TIM& I Guess what sort of letter Santa got this week! Delivered to this desk for relay to the old gent, was a thank-you note from an Abilene child. A lone thank-you — after all those request letters forwarded to him. Either Santa did not comply with children’s wishes or. . . * * * One day this New Year s week Shelley Smith, executive director of West Texas Rehabilitation Center, phoned tho Key City Veterinary Clinic. He did not recognize the voice that answered so he asked if he had reached the clinic’s number. “Yes,” said the strange voice, “I'm one of the patients.” Shelley considered this answer briefly and, evidently, so did the fellow on the other end of the line. “Oh, I mean. . .” he sputtered. “I mean I brought in a patient. . .” ' Shelly said thanks and hung up. He did not have the heart to ask the identity of the fellow who was still sputtering an explanation. * * * A kitten-on-the-keys story from Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lewis of 1182 Glenwood. These cold nights they have been letting their “plain black cat” Boots stay inside the house. First night Boots enjoyed this unexpected comfort the Lewises were awakened by the sound of music. First thought was that a musical ghost had come to cad. Exploration showed it was Boots marching up and down the piano keyboard. Once Boots had Jerry out of bed the cat made known his wish to be let outside for a few minutes. Next night Boots repeated the performance. Now the family has come to expect it. a 3 a.m. musical signal. * * * Homer K. Taylor, executive with the Texas State Technical Institute’s Sweetwater school, and his wife helped host during thp holidays the '0th wedding anniversary reception for his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Taylor of Putnam. One of the many friends who came to call, this one a longtime friend, mentioned that she could not tarry long at the par- iy. ‘ What’s your big hurry?” Homer asked her. “Young man,” she told him, “when you are 85 years, if you’re planning to do anything, you had better be in a hurry.” ^ Ice is fun for some Not all Abilenians let Thursday’s icy    conditions bother    had some    fun with a sled.    Sharing    in the    I tinware    Leslie Sum- them. Mrs. Ron    Altenberg    of 3526    Brookhollow and    ner. leit.    and Laurie Sumner,    both of    3157 S.    lith. iStatf her two-year-old    daughter,    Kristi, in    the background.    Photo by    John Davis) ________ Abilene Students Return to Classes The hopes of Abilene stu-    11    ■——■— .......forecast. The National Weath* dents fur an extra holiday    Thaw    sets In. Pc. JA    er Service predicts Friday s    ST. JOHN'S, a private front school melted with the    -    hi!* temperature to be near    school, will resume classes ice late Thursday.    sa,d I be buses were back on    30 degrees and the low    near    friday, said Mrs. Monde Abilene public school* will    normal schedules, and Texas    20    * <»te. pr• hold classes Friday, Supenn-    International resumed its nor-    Dye**    operations will be    tty ie wintfri rwu' tendent of Schools A. K Wells    mal flight schedules.    bae* to normal Friday. U    Sweetwater    Winters, Cisco, ain Thursday nieht    Larry Burnss. Dyess Informa-    Colorado City, Big Spring, *    ,    TMF Kit iff HK storm    ti on Officer, said, and all per-    Eastland. Snyder and Haskell JZiXtSSZlSSt    seemed lo be over Thursday    sonne. will In- expected    If,ck    spools will    hold classes FVI- area Thursday, prolonging the    as theflayer°f    " Nl)]lt>ne ' ( hnslldn schools    School will also be held in Christmas holiday for stu-    he atua begani melMeav^    ^    ^ ^ ^ the hj(!„    B, « , n w o o d. Hanger and H .a 11 n m I* ...    Wimp mad*    school varsity basketball team    Breckenridge beginning .Ion- turnedTnS Thursday as    Although a low of IU degrees    was able to make the trip to    day. the original reopening nemaTTranwa^' ™d Grew    night,''"SfaSS for £n£i$U-    Thursday. The trip was* post-    Comanche ghouls will not hound Bus Lines spokesmen    Hon were taken out of the_____poned due to the ,ce_ -------- ^afttate Technical Bisti* tute in Sweetwater will also Divide School to Continue day    but possible light snow rn I    D    was forecast for points farther Classes in Other buildings w    w    expected to hang around, moi av The Divide    churches    and ag. building    eteria and two offices. Agri-    meaning no relief from slick NOLAN    Mi-*    Pruden    culture classrooms and the    highway and street conditions School at Nolan will open its    r<wd> for    Monday, rumen    UVm    housed in separate build-    which caused the death of five doors to students Monday at 9    said. “We    need to build parti-    jngs    were n()t damaged by the-    persons since the ice-snow am CHT Supt. L. L. Pruden    lions at the different build-    fi|e    storm began early in the announced Thursday night af-    in2s ”    The    fire is believed to have    week    Some points, particular- tor a special meeting of the    He said that IO classrooms    , t , ^iWr room, Pm-    h l" J*1*-. San AnflhaI : schoul's hoard of trustees.    will have to lie sectioned off to    a|l|    reported    thaw,nu on hights The decision to continue    accomodate the 73 students    He    said    the    boys’and girl**    lurers * reeS again"by with regular classroom work    The school building was de-    basketball games scheduled    .hrfalt at four different sites came    strayed Thursday morning as    Frida, at Nolan against    Bv    n d-afternoon only mn* less than 24 hours after the    Sweetwater firemen fought tov    lliwlev    w,,l    ,* played at 7    B>    m if,ernoon' onl> school building was destroyed    roads for 45 minutes to make    Friday    at Hawley.    See COLD, Pg. I2A, Col. I by fire.    the 22-mile trip south to the    *    '    *       -    —      - m^^7,xdald«ol “WE HAD chains on,’’laid Bi 111011 A ll ll OU ll CCS Christ. Baptist Church. Meth-    Sweetwater Fire Chief R L    mr odist Church and the school's    Sommers, “but it still took 45 agriculture building. He added    minutes to get out there atter    ^    Pl    ^    D    !    Jk that he has not decided where    we got the call a1 6:05 a rn. Bv    Ak    P*    I    fl the different classes will meet.    the time they got there, the    I mw He said that the Sweetwater    building    was gone. but they schools have loaned the Divide    stood by    30 or 45 minutes    to    James    M.    Hinton,    67.    of 1S41 School desks for the students    protect the nearby buildings '    Sv(!imor, announced Thurs-    ^ and teachers.    The building, a two-iturj    .    af “We are now asking for vol-    brick structure built in 1933,    -    Knard of    J unleer labor to help get the    housed 14 classrooms. the cal-_    ^    ,, m|    f gressional District. inside Today    Bimoo, whounselectedto mv ** mm \ v --t-    hi> tirst term in 19 4 2.    will lie seeking a regular six-year Big Board Stages Good Rally ES&S&Si; r *N districting. Th# stock market staged    tion at the end of this    jje    reitred in 1968 as presi- one of its biggest come-    year    Pg. I 2A.    deni of the    Bond-Bmion Mort- h°Cfh T!l^s^that fpres^    Despite    what he    termed    worked as    a vocational agri- by the news a    -    Qne "mQSt unfortunate    culture    teacher, a high sch-wl dent Nixon plonne    o    provision, President Nix-    coach, a county agricultural tQ im°4^erS0 i r° 6    m    on S'flnecl ,nf° *aw M”hurs-    agent and a state manage! of the Mideast oil crisis    dav cn    cgnt    in.    a casually insurance compu-    .. .. The Dow ones industrial    creose in Soao| Secur„y n>    JAMES    M. BINION average closed up 25.37.    benefits Pq. I2A.    Ile attended Howard Payne    • • • 'M-ks '" >rjr ten" 9A    College in    Brownwood, East    tional-technieal programs will Kuwait reaches agreement « '    «    Sam    ^ — «■* with Gulf Oil and British    cStSti,*    7-lJC    Houston State College. Atter    P™blem tot the education... Petroleum for 60 per    Comic*    6C    completing one year of graau-    process) bv providing other cent takeover of their op-    4A    ate work at Texas A&M, he    outlets for those studt-nts not erotions in Persion Gulf    Form""*    8A    l>egan a teaching career that    interested in a purely acadein* state. Pg. 12A.    Morket.    10,11a    spanned 24 years in Santa    program” Obituories    I    \nna and Brownwood.    .    , , ,    , o    a    on    6,7a    * . , ,    ..    „    Hinton    has    \>een president of Sen Lloyd Bentsen disovow-    1.3c    Scheduled to serve this year    T«.ui.hi*r«, cd any presidential am-    Svl.i. Porter    I*    as chairman of the Vocational    ■"'    “    .    ,    .    |h bitions for the moment    T.4., i« Hot.r,    JC    and Technical Fommitttc of    Assn.    and mc- dcuv    if .. Thursday, but said he ^    .    Ii    the dale hoard, Btnton said u.    Ma,* *a a r.ol Ayruultuie would reassess the situa-^ Women'* New*    2,3*    H neus release, I be N'HU%^ ',u    ‘    ^ ;

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