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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - January 7, 1974, Abilene, Texas LONDON' (AP) — Crowds flocked to London's newest tourist attraction Sunday — war games at the airport. Hundreds of motorists, dozens of them bringing the kids, turned up at Heathrow Airport outside the capital to watch armed soldiers in combat gear, tanks and armored cars there to protect Britain's largest airfield from the threat of terrorist attack, "Alter a few days all the interest will die away here.” said a police officer on duty at the airport. “We have all been told to keep our mouths shut, but we’re not playing a game, you know.” Officially, the 400 soldiers and police were on a joint exercise. Unconfirmed reports said Arab terrorists were planning to shoot down an Israeli or American plane. Whatever the reason, the spectacle of the army ringing a civilian airport with the weapons of war was a sight unprecedented in peacetime Britain. Sightseers came out in force to have a look. Dozens ol families with small children parked at the side of the peri meter road some eight miles from the airport for a grandstand view. The proceedings included marching by columns of soldiers carrying lilies or Saracen armored vehicles and Scorpion tanks taking up positions. There was some confusion among the troopers as to why they had come. One soldier, in a prone position with a machine gun. said he had been told nothing alxuit the exercise. “Don’t ask me. mate. I'm only a trooper,” he told a newsman. “I've !>een ordered to stay here and look down my sights. These bullets are for real." Police stopped and searched hundreds of private cars passing through side roads to the airport. This provided one of the highlights for those watching from the perimeter road. Passengers and others using the main road to the airport went through unhindered. Arrival and departure lounges operated normally. There was no evidence of the troops in the passenger terminals. Uniformed soldiers hung back around the perimeter road encircling the airport. Informed sources said, however, that security included plain-dothes marksmen patrolling the terminals. Troops pulled out soon after dusk as they had Saturday. Officers said they would be back again bv dawn. The operation, now two days old, has uncovered no trouble but may be maintained for weeks, officials said.Sdilesinger: Embargo Is Risk "WITHOUTAllene Reporter -BmsOR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron Nixons First Crisis: Hiss Case Spreads the word Rev. (’laude Du Tell. Episcopalian head ol St. Christopher’s Church in Kailua. Oahu. on Hawaii, leans on the fender of his car that bears the license plate “Amen.” (AP Wirephoto! Cox, White House Both Deny Fear Was Factor in Dismissal WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of Defense .James R. Sehiesinger says Arab nations risk increasing U.S. public demand for force against them f they carry their oil embargo too far. "I think that that is a risk,” Sehiesinger said. However, the defense chief said he does not believe it will come to that because the oil-producing states already have indicated an easing of pressure bv increasing the flow to some European countries and Japan. "We should recognize that the ndependent powers of sovereign states should not fie used in such a way as would cripple the larger mass of the industrialized world,” Sehles-inger said in an interview recorded for broadcast on public television stations Monday night. "That is running too high a i sk and it is a source of danger. I think, not only from our standpoint, but from the standpoint of the oil-producing nations.” \t the same time. Schlesin-ger said, "the alleviation of pressure" represented by a 111 per cent increase in oil output announced last month "is an indication that the oil-producing states recognize their common interests with the industrialized world " Although the Arabs did not reopen the oil tap to the United State*. S c h I e > i n g e r is known to feel that responsible leaders in the \rab producing states already recognize the embargo against this country has reached the point of dim-in slung returns from a political standpoint Associates say he is optimistic the embargo will In* relaxed or ended, although he is uncertain how soon In one wav. Sehiesinger viewed the Middle East crisis as benefitting the U.S. milt* EDITOR'S NOTE: After tov ing the PH* presidential election lo John Kennedy. Richard Nixon wrote a political autobiography called “Six Crises.” Since that book was published. the Nixon public life has continued to be a series of crises. The staff of Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA! has compiled a 12-part series on the political history of Richard Nixon — from his early days in Congress as a hero in the Hiss case to the current furor over impeachment. First In a Series By Newspaper Enterprise Assn. * After his election to Congress from California in 1946. Richard Nixon gained national prominence as a member of the House Un-American Affairs Committee in 1948. The committee was investigating the infiltration of Communists and Uommumst-sympathizeis into the U S. government. On Aug. 3. 1948. Whittaker Chambers, a senior editor of Time .Magazine who had been a Communist functionary in the 1930s. told the committee that Alger Hiss, a former bright star in the State Department. had been active in underground organizations promoting Communist infiltration WHITTAKER CHAMBERS . . . Time Magazine editor into various government agencies TWO DAYS later. His* took the stand. His credentials were impeccable. From a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. Hiss had risen through a series of government posts to the State Department where he helped develop U.S. policy toward the new United Nations. He then left State for the presidency of the Carnegie Endowment, a prestigious foreign policy foundation, at the recommendation of John Foster Dulles. While most HUAC members were prone to accept Hiss' claim that he had never been a Communist. Nixon was struck by the fact that Hiss never flatly denied knowing ALGER HISS . . . evenluallv convicted Chambers but only • any man by the name of Whittaker Chambers." From that point on, Hiss be gait to lose credibility. He was eventually convicted on two Counts of perjury and served 44 months in a federal prison. DESPITE 'I HE opposition of most committee members, and most of the press arui public, and despite bitter denunciations by President Truman. Nixon persisted iii picking away at Hiss’ story. Eventually. at Nixon’s instigation. a meeting between Hiss and Chambers was arranged in a New York hotel room before a number of HU VC members. Hiss finally admitted knowing Chambers but under the name of "George Crosley " Defending the work of RICHARD NIXON . . . keyed investigation HUAC. and of congressional investigatory committees generally, Nixon later wrote in ‘■Six Crises:" "I strongly believed that the committee served several necessary and vital purposes. . .first, to investigate for the purpose of determining what laws should be enacted; second, to serve as a watchdog on the actions of the executive branch, exposing inefficiency and corruption; thud . . to inform tho public on great national and international issues." TWENTY FIVE years later. members of the Senate Watergate Committee cited exactly the same reasons to justilv their investigations of Nixon s 1972 campaign Next: t heckers a 93RD YEAR, NO. 204 PHONE 673-4271 * £ y ABILENE, TEXAS. (9604, MONDAY M OR MN G. .IAN U A R V 7. 1974—EIGHTEEN PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS    AnmriatM    Prrm    (ZP)Wor Gomes at the Airport.... . . London's Newest Tourist Attraction Rep. Morris K. Udall. D-Anz. 'The Times quoted we'l-in-formed sources as saying that Cox and his staff had discussed the possibility of naming Nixon as an unindicted coconspirator a^ a solution to t Ii e constitutional restraint against indicting a president, \n administration official, declining to be identified. said: “It is not long into the New Year when this sort of unsubstantiated charge appears, apparently designed to discredit the President of the United States." An unindicted co-conspirator is not charged with violating any laws but is considered an alleged member ol a conspiracy \mong reasons for not charging such a person are a lack of evidence or because the person is cooperating with the prosecutors. Cox, who was fired Oct. 20 for refusing to accept a toni-promise over the White House Watergate tape recordings. said he and former Atty. Gen. Elliot L. Richardson had discussed whether Nixon might be named as an unindicted cie conspirator. Cox said the dis-eussion took place during the week prior to his dismissal "I told the attorney general I wasn't aware of any such plan," Cox said Saturday night. It wouldn’t solve anything    to    name    a    man    as    a co-conspirator    w*hen    we    won t indict him Ifs a rather questionable practice under these circumstances.” Cox did not say whether he or Richardson began that talk, See FEAR. Pg. ISA. C ol. I NEWS INDEX Amusement* ....... 78 Ann Landers    7A Astrology    SA Bridge    ........ ,    7A Classified ............. 3-48 Comics    9A Dr. lamb ........... 7A Editorials    4A Obituaries    3A Sports    I,    28 Sylvia Farter    6A Today in History    78 TV Log    78 TV Scout    78 tars establ shment by restoring some of the standing it lost with the American public as a result of the Vietnam war. "The entire evolution of the Middle Eastern conflict has Iteen in the direction of making people appreciate more the reasons tor which the United States maintains a defense establishment." he said. Sehiesinger did not elalxe rate on this. but he apparently had in mind the worldwide alert of U S. forces that ad ministration officials credit with deterring the Russians from send ii g paratroopers into the Middle East. On other matters, Schles-inger; —Estimated the- possibility of an all-out North Vietnamese offensive in South Vietnam at less than 50 per cent, lf the North Vietnamese, launched such a major assault, he said, it is ‘ highly likely" that President Nixon would ask Congress for authority to help the South Vietnamese with U.S. tactical air power. —Said "I can conceive of ... a situation" in which Russia might move into Western Europe with armed force, but that it is more likely the Soviets may achieve their objectives through political pressure if the NATO alliance becomes weak. He called U.S. forces "the backbone and the adhesive" for that alliance. —Pledged “every effort" to make the all-volunteer military force work, but said “we cannot guarantee that it will work." Dewey Moyhew, Ex-Abilene High Coach, Dsad at 75 WASHINGTON <AP> 'Hie White House and Archibald Cox both have denied a report that Cox was fired as special Watergate prosecutor for fear that President Nixon would be named an unindicted co-con-spirator in the Watergate case. The report was carried by Hie New York Times in its Sunday editions. "Any story that Mr. Cox was dismissed for such a reason is totally false,” Deputy White House Press Secretary Gerald L. Warren said in San Clemente, (alif., "Mr. (’ox was dismissed because he refused to abide by a presidential instruction." Cox. in Tucson, Ari/., said Saturday night. "There is no basis whatsoever for any supposition that I ever considered naming the President as an unindicted coconspirator in an indictment." “No member of my staff ever made such a recommendation to me To the best of im knowledge no member of my staff ever entertained such an idea," he said. Cox spoke Saturday night at a slOO-a-plate fund raising dinner for MARLIN — Dewey A. May-hew Sr 75. of Marlin, former coaching great at Abilene High School, died about 7:30 p m. Sunday in a Temple hospital where he was admitted with a heart ailment three weeks ago. Services will oe at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First United Methodist Church in Marlin with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery directed by Adams Funeral Home. A Coryell County native. May hew played professional baseball in the Texas League anil several W'sf Texas leagues before launching a coaching career that made him a well-known figure iii Texas football. Ile began coaching at Milford High School in 1922. spent the next three years coaching at Marlin and joined Abilene High rn 1927 as head coach. Ile guided the Eagles 14 seasons, taking his team to their second and third state titles in 1928 and 1931. Abilene High s <9* PAGE ONE BY KATHARYN DUFF Once upon a long time ago a grade school teacher — and it may have been Mrs. W. <\ Young — made a class of squirmy Fisher County kids memorize a sermonettc about wafting time. She thought we needed to learn it and your teacher may have, too. Remember? It went like this; “Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with BO diamond minutes. "No reward is offered for they are gone forever.” ♦ * # J’ e r h a p s a guilty feeling prompted personal reaction to that quotation. But for whatever reason the saying was vaguely annoying at the time and since. It ranked with a saying some seamstress sewed on a quilt cover that used to bv* in our household. That saying, embroidered in pink and blue: "I slept and dreamt that life was beauty; I woke and found that life was duty.” 0 # * Through the years both those preachy pieces were tucked away back iii a dark corner of a cluttered mind. Who wants to think about hours going to waste, about duty lurking around the corner? But Saturday, while going through the clock-changing routine, first one and the other popped into consciousness. Hey, there’ These are coming around full circle on us again. Who wrote them? A brief conference with Bartlett’s Quotations revealed the author of the time piece, educator Horace Mann. Bartlett didn’t know about beauty and duty. ¥ * ¥ Lost sometime between sunset Saturday and sunrise Sunday, one golden hour. And will we ever get it back? Heretofore we could iii April look forward to October. The clock would spring forward in spring, fall back in autumn. Now we are tied to Daylight Saving Time until late 1975 or until the end of the fuel crisis. Whichever comes first. Or latest. We might as well kiss that golden hour farewell, it and its shining minutes and diamond seconds. Gone forever, With the oil and gas shortages life is certainly getting dutiful. DEWEY MAYHEW SR. . . . services Tuesday 14-season record under May-hew was 97 victories. 36 losses and ll ties. He temporarily let! ihe coaching profession in 1940 but remained in Abilene in tile aviation business. He opened an Abronia airplane agency for West Texas and had an interest in a civilian air training school here. During World War II. he worked as an Army Air Corps cadet pilot trainer in Uvalde. In 1944. he returned to athletics. becoming assistant football coach and head baseball coach at his alma mater, Southwestern University in Georgetown. In 1946. hp accepted a post as head football coach at Texas AAT, compiling a .‘46-30-1 record in his six seasons there. In his last season, in 1953, he took the team ’n a tie for the Texas Conference Championship Ile remained at AAI as a government professor* retiring I rom teaching in 1968. He continued to serve as a flight instructor until 1971. He spent the last two years 'n Martin. Survivors include two sons, See MAYHEW. Pg. 1IA, Col. I ;

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