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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1974, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 93HD YEAR, NO. 217 I'HONE 6734271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79804, SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 20, EIGHT PAGES IN SIX SECTIONS 25u SUNDAY -He Slate Sales Tax [Lfttfe-cfiiff cnomper Chewing on the chili and enjoying every bile is two-year-old Page Rushing, one of an estimated diners at the Greater ami South Abilene Kiwahis Clubs' an- nual chili supper henefil al Abilene High School's cafeteria Saturday night. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Rushing of 1917 Rosewood. (Staff Photo by John Davis) More Than 'Chili Up' To Boost Kiwanis Service Fund S The Greater and South Abilene Kiwanis Clubs served more than people in their annual chili supper benefit at Abilene High School Saturday night. from event go to the Kiwanis's Youth Service Fund for underprivileged children. President of the Greater Abilene Kiwanis Club, Richard Devila, said that the clubs' goat for the supper was 16 increase last year's amount by 50 per cent. "We wanted to make lo- said Dayila, "and it looks Mike-we are going to get it. It will be (he best year ever for the chili supper." U.S. Vice Consul Roughed Up In Leningrad, Officials Say WASHINGTON (AP) Uni- dentified Russians roughed up American Vice Consul David W. Schorer on the slrcets of Leningrad earlier this month and a protest has been lodged, State Department officials said Saturday. Although roughed up in a scuffle while returning from a hospital' where ho had been visiting an American citizen, Schorer was not beaten and is all right, officials said. U.S. officials in Moscow said thc-y do not know what pro- voked the. attack or how many jwrsons were involved. Details iif the Jan. U incident were sketchy. Protests were 'lodged in M o s c o vi and with the So- viet Embassy in Washington Stale Departme-nt officials said Ihey did not know if Ihe Soviets have responded. Schorer, 33, has returned to the United Stales on leave. State Department sources said they don't know if he is lo return to Leningrad and they don't know if the Russians asked that Schorer leave the country. l-'rom what could Wealthy Cat Dissappears; Partner Lives on in Luxury MUSKKGOX, Hich. (AP) One of the wealthiest cats in town has disappeared, leaving his partner to n solo life of luxury paid for by a trust fund. When former policewoman Helen Below died two years ago, she left the fund for Ihe care and feeding of her two cats. Satan and Angel. Angel still lives with a friend of Miss Below's, Donna IMishta, occupying a. small, private house equipped with water and heat. He also lias all the fresh liver he wants. Mrs. Plishla, said Satan dis- appeared from her yard two. months ago. She said she sus- pects foul play. No trace of the black cat has been found. Meanwhile, Angel is report- ed in excellent health. learned, Schorer was walking from the hospital to the. con- sulate and was accosted by a group of Russians. A scuffle resulted and the American was taken to a Russian police station. He was allowed a call to Ihe consulate and was subsequent- ly released. Officials in Wash- ington said no charges were filed and no conditions were atlaciicd lo his release. Schorer has been assigned lo Leningrad as vice consul since May 1972. The Stale Department on Friday had declined to release, any information about the in- cident, and sources said Hie reluctance resulted from the absence of Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger was informed of the mailer shortly after it oc- curred, sources said, but parenliy never specifically ap proved any disclosure of the matter lo the press. Other State Department sources said the situation was minor and they termed it unfortunate lhal il was kept secret tor more than a week. They indi- cated strong doubt that the in- cident would alfcci U.S.-Soviet relations. Inside Today Wont to Get Involved in the Community? Gunman's Capture Ends Ordeal of 13 Hostages HOUSTON (AP) A 22- year-old Mack man, described by officers as a "two-time los- surrendered peacefully. .Saturday night after a short chase from a supermarket where he had licld 13 hostages for nearly 10 horns. "He is Welscy Earl Police Chief Carroll I.vnn said. "He is a two-lime loser who has been to Ihe peniten- tiary twice." Lynn said Evans was first jailed on a felony auto theft charge and then again for pulling a fire alarm without reason, a felony in Texas. The police chief said that charges ''of aggravated kidnaping and aggravated robbery would be filed against Evans. Evans was captured just off the Kaslex Freeway in I'alton Village, .north'.of. Houston, minutes afler he. had made his getaway in an unmarked po- lice car wilh three hostages. One of the hostages was police LI. William Doss. The other hostages were Dianne Lewis and Krcida Lummiis, two employes of the Kroger store in North Houston where the'-gunman held-the. v. hostages, Mis.s l.ummus was wounded silently when the gunman 1 fired a shot through the rear. window of. the getaway, car. Police' said her .head was creased. was arrested .when the car pulled off the freeway onto end street.. "He tried to hack, hut lip was tiDxed in by police cars following Inspector Johnson said.' _ Johnson'said two defectives, .Virgil'Stone nnd a not her'off i- identified only as Del. Ar- nold jumped put of their cars snd stuck their guns through the window at Evans who was pointing a gun to the head of the hostages. "I stuck a carbine in his ear and my partner'had a-pistol aimed at his chest. We lold him to put down the sun." Stone'-said the officers and the gunman laced each 'oilier for 45 seconds and then he dropped the gun. Evans and the three hos- tages hart driven away at p.m. in a car that the gunman had demanded from police earlier in the day. Johnson said the car had ten equipped wilh a guiding trans- mitter lo allow police patrolsv to follow him. Us radio was fixed so it could transmit only. Kvans had asked (or and been given three sets of hand- cuffs and had himself hand- cuffed to one of the girts. Doss was forced to do Ihe driving. As (he car pulled away fi'om the store past police road- blocks the gunman fired two shots and blew away Ihe vehi- cle's windshield, police said. The ten-hour ordeal began shortly afler store manager U'ayne Stephens opened for business in the lower-middle class neighborhood in North Houston. He told police he was confronted by the gunman who.forced him to oppn the safe and band over Po- lice theorized the man had snent the nighl inside "the store. A silent alarm tipped Inspector Johnson said that .1.1. Doss, who lives in the neighborhood, was driving near the area when lokl by LI motorcycle policeman that a was in progress. As Doss drove inlo the store's parking lot Stephens nislicd out and told him the g u n m a n- inside knew Ihe alarm had gone off and want- ed lo talk lo a policeman, Doss entered, became one of the hostages and the gunman retreated wilh them inlo a back room threatening lo kill them unless police cleared the area. The gunman later demanded a getaway car and at one-time ask'ed lo talk to the chain store's president who was re- ported lo be in Florida. Stephens, 28, said he es- caped after the sent See HOSTAGE, 1'g. HA, col. 4 Nixon Vows No Dollar Per Gallon By FHANK'COKMIlttl Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (A P) President Nixon, pledging his best.efforts to avoid gasoline rationing, told Americans Sat- urday HIK energy shortage is real but vowed they will never have lo pay a gallon for yas _ or for a. loaf of bread. In a 15-ininme radio speech .live, from the-White Nixoii.saiil voluntary efforts lit" .cul energy continued, can-pre-. vent hardships this winter that we call avoid gas ration- ing this While acknowledging the government must prepare for. the worst, the. President said, "I will do. everything in-my pnwci- to "achieve the goal of avoiding gas rationing." iN'ixon said rlie will do everything -'possible to hold down tlic price'.ot imported oil, ur.ie.s that the' 'American 'ueoplc will soon be paying SI fur'a gallon u! are just- ;ts .slories that say .thai uv v.il 21, Survives Mountain Ordea! M K X I C 0 21-year-old Anieriean girl was resting comfbrt'ably Saturday in a hospital after spending.. two days on a snow-covered mountain slope" on Mexico's tallest volcano with her intes- tines hanging out. Nancy .lacobs, a student at the University of Massachu- setts, slipped and rolled down the slope near the lop of dor- mant Citlaltepetl volcano east of Mexico City Wednesday. As she rolled, her ice ax pierced her stomach, exposing her intestines.; The ax" came out when she stopped rolling. Her climbing party, compan- ions, ail from Ihe university, went for help. It took two days rescue her. "I- could see my intestines hanging out from my stomach' and I thought 1 was going to die. The ice ax was lying, cov- ered with blood, only a few feel away from where I stopped rolling." Miss Jacobs, an auburn-haired, green-eyed girl, told 'I he Associated Press See cuMiiKit, I'K. MA; cm be .paying for a .loaf of bread. The American people cannol afford to pay such prices, and 1 can assure.you have lo pay them.'" spokesman for baking interests.V-c c e n 11 y forecast bread might go to a loaf by summer .because.-.of a light' grain supply, bill the govern- ni'ent' since has begun an ef- lii achieve a postponement of many grain cxjiorls until the 1974 crop can .e harvested. .President acknowledged. thai are asking if there really is an -energy. are' gwm; he said. "They may" be- collie" more and they ..are potentially-dangerous." Should 'Americans slacken'.1 thfrir energy conservation ef-'-; foils, lit) said, "then Hie full'; of Ihe energy crisis be brought home to Ameri.--. cans.in a most devastating' and there will be no longer any question in any- one's mind about the reality of the crisis." Nixon devoted a substantial pail of his speech to public speculation thai the big oil companies would reap huge piofils from the shortage. profiteering at the expense of public .sacrifice See 1-NKHGV, 1'g. IGA, Col. I I C om m u n i ly Aware- ness Workshop, to be sponsored Feb. 9 by American Association of University Women and Junior League of Abilene, wilt be both to ask and to 'answer questions for those wonting to get in- volved in this commun- ity. Some of the Questions being considered are in a story on Pg. 5-D. It was a great year for orea cotton formers and as a result it was o great year for the Roscoc Boys Club's Green Boll Pro- gram. Pg, 15-A. The Abilene Fine Arts Museum has expanded its art class schedule to include pottery, prinl- moking, art for children, and both oil and water- color pointing. Pg. 1-D. Recordings columnist Jim Conley looks ot Corly Si- mon's newest record, "Horcakes." Pg. 1-B. U. S. Rep. H. John Heinz 111 goes home to hear what Ihe people ore Ihinking about in these troubled days and finds o diversification of opin- ion. Pg. 16-A. Abilene Events Calendar 3B Amusements 1-3B Austin Notebook 5A Berry's World ............4A Big Country Calendar......2B Books Bridge 2B Business News 5-7C Classified ........'____ 8-14C Crossword Punic 16A Editorials 4A' Form Horoscope ..............4B Hospital Poticnls..........7A Jumble Putile 16A Markets 5-7C Obituoriei............. 10A Oil ISA Recordings IB Selling the Scene IB Sports..............1-5.T4C 17A Th's Week In West Tcxai HA Today Tn History........ 17-A To Your Good Health...... 31 TV Tab (Pull out ot section I) Women's Picking the winner rirr-fullv wailino for ihc nidges' decision as to which will be Ihe oraud champion lamh in the Merkel Live- slock ShcnAre these four exhibitors. .Judge Buddy Sievcns left, examines each lamh. The others are, left I o right', Dwain Knglish, sou of Mr. and Mrs. George English; Wanda Hraune, and Glen Hraune, children of Mr. and Mrs. Al Rraune; and Beverly Gilmove, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gilmore. GleivMkaune's lamb was judg- ed the winner. Stories, Pictures, Pg. J 0-21 A. (Slait Photo by John Best) ;