Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1974, Abilene, Texas
WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 93HD YEAR, .NO. 220 PHONE 673-4271' ABILENE, TEXAS, 79G04. WEDNESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 23, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Associated Press f Oil Price Rollback Hinted One of Few Highway Patrolman Jim Gilforealh writes a speeding ticket to a trucker who was "burning up llie road'.1 ;at ah hour a clay after the new speed law went into effect. Despite llie 15 mile-an-hour drop in the limit, citations were few Monday.after- noon. See story, picture, Page IB. By I-'HANK CORMIER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) With President Nixon sending Con- gress, a new message on energy legislation, Sen. Henry M. Jackson, D-Wasli., reported to- day the administration is con- sidering" rolling back prices on domestic oil production. Jackson, one of Hie most in- fluential Congress members in the -energy field, emerged from a. meeting of Nixon and biparti- san Senate-House leaders lo re- port a price rollback as a possi- bility. The Nixon message was ex- pected to include a proposal lo lav excess profits by the oil companies, a mailer of growing congressional interest. William E. Simon, the admin- istration's energy policy chief, was reported by Jackson to have authority to order the price rollback on ne-w domestic oil production which Ihe sena- tor termed essential. Jackson conceded legislation would he needed lo cul the prices on output from'stripper wells producig no more than 10 barrels a day and indicated lie. would acl in llial area. Meanwhile, Ihe controversial issues of gasoline rationing and NEWS INDEX Amusements 4B Bridge................. 7 A Business Mirror.......... 5B Classified 6-1OC Comics 5C tditarials 4A Horoscope 6A Hospital Polienls 6B Obiluarics SB Spnrls.............. To Your Good Health......9A TV Loq 4B TV Scout 48 Women's News...........3B End to Moisture Forecast Tonight Light bits of sleet, snow and rain fell on the Key City Wednesday creating slick streel condilions. D. W. Eck, forecaster at the National Service office, said the hazardous weather con- ditions are caused by a upper, level low-pressure' system locat- ed in New Mexico and moisture of aloft air. The Wednesday foreea'sl calls. for niosily cloudy and cold with continued light rain, snow and low is expected lo dip 'into :1he low 'Ms.- Kck said a high pressure sys-. 1cm from the northwest wiir move inlo Ihc area lonighl caus- ing a clearing trend. Light snow fell over parts of West; Texas and -occasionally heavy thunderstorms bo'omed showers elsewhere in that section and in parts of East and South Texas today.' t S n b w fi a k e s siflcd down. around and they were mixed with occa- sional rain region embracing (iuadaiupc Pass casl of El Paso, Ilnrnhail, Pccos, Sweelwalcr, Seminole and Guihrie. Halnfall in other areas pop- ped out along and behind a cold front still easing southward through the coastal plains in early morning. Some of Ihe. heavier storms, unloading rain at rates up lo two inches per were concentrated ..along and saulh of a line linking Mex- ia, Belton and Marble Falls in Ihc stale's midscclion. Temperatures near dawn dropped to 20 degrees-at Dal- liarl and 22 at Amarillo in Ihe panhandle. They. raiigcd from the middle 30s into' 'the 60s al other points, slaying' as warm as 70 al McAllc'n, still .ahead nf the'frontal system in the Lower Bio Grande Valley. As the cooler air i pushed to earth' about four miles-south of .Kirbyville but Iherc was no word of any dam- age or. injuries. Scattered showers or light rain were expected to; continue into Thursday- e-x- cepl in West Tex'as, where fore- 'casts called lor'-'skies to. start clearing. -Another cold- 'night was promised in all sections. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Nollonol s'e evict (Wealher Map, Pg. IB) ABILENE AND VICINITY UB-mile radius) Mostly cloudy and cold ivilh, occasionally llgtil 'rflln mixed snow and Decreasing cloudiness ond cold becoming parlly- ond warmer Thursday. winds ,i-1o -15 High -today In Ihe lower- lenient ncar M- H'3n Thursday In HIE mid-50. Probability ol precipitation de- creasing to M per cent lon'ghl. H'.gU and (or 14 ending f o.m.: 55 and-36, Hrgh and low lasl year: 41 and 25. Surxsel lasl nlghl: lunrlsf today; sunesl lanlghl: Long Inquiry On Impeachment Said Possible By JOHN BECKER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (APJ c.h airman of the House Judiciary Committee says Ihe .committee's impeachment in- quiry could be stretched uul un- til 1975 if it is unable lo gel evi- dence gathered by Ihe special M'alergale prosecutor. However, Chairman Peler W. :llodino, D-N.J., said he has not ruled out the possibility that an arrangement for committee ac- cess to Ihe material can be worked oul with Special Prose- cutor Leon Jaworski. And Rep. Tom Railsback, R- .111., has prepared a bill ,that would.require Jaworski to give llie committee any evidence that could be used in the jm- peachmenl investigation. Rodino has set a target dale of late April for completing Ihe commitlee's investigation but the schedule is based on access by the comniitlee lo malerial gathered in other investigations into Watergate and related mailers. 'But three meetings between Jaworski and John Doar, the chief counsel for the Judiciary Committee investigation, have failed to produce any agree- ment for turning over malerial in llie special prosecutor's files. energy conservation were tak- ing a temporary back seal to growing congressional demands for a change in tax breaks giv- en big oil. "Our tax policy, instead of encouraging cnejgy develop- ment, in the U.S., has made Ihe Arab nalions Jackson said Tuesday as liis in- vestigation subcommittee wound up its-second.day of oil companies executives on the extent'of Ihe energy crisis. As Ihe subcommittee- re- sumed today, Jackson said the healings "have not lurried up any hard evidence that the ma- jor oil companies deliberately created" the energy crisis. Dill Jackson added: "We still do nol have Ihe facts to lay these suspicions enlirely lo rest." He asked executives of seven leading oil companies lo supply more information on the Two-Truck Wreck On IH-20 Fatal A Mesquite truck driver was killed and another driver injured in a two-truck wreck and fire at a.m. on Interstate 20 at the Highway 603 exil (Ihe Kill a road) aboul 10 miles east of Abi- lene. Dclmcr Quier Jr. of Mesquile was dead al Ihe. scene'after his truck, traveling wcsl on the in- terstate, struck the parked rig of John K. Brown, 34, of Ilous- ton, on the side of the roadway, said a Dl'S spokesman. B110WN WAS listed in fair conriilioh at Hcnrtrick Memorial Hospital Wednesday iiiorniiig. Quier's body was taken lo Kal- Icy Funeral Home in Clyde. Fu- neral will be handled by Ander- son-Clayton Funeral Home in Mesquite. Traffic on Interstate 20 was halted for a lime and was re- routed on the access roads. By midmorning, the wreckage had been moved into Ihe median and traffic was back on Ihe highway. The wreckage was still smoldering. prices and costs of importing foreign crude oil as -well as pro- ducing domestic crude oil al home. Jackson said lie would also ask the companies lo disclose the total yaluc or tax breaks given big oil. Senate Finance chairman Itussell li. Long, D-La., who last mouth led a filibuster against emergency energy leg- islation because of a provision to limit excess profits by the oil industry, said he would be will- ing to support legislation that would induce the com- panies to turn their attention lo exploration and development at home. The emergency bill, which would give President Nixon power to order gas rationing and mandatory energy con- scrvalicn measures, remained stalled by (lie continuing threat of a filibuster bv Republicans and oil-slate senators who op- pose the excess profits provi- sion. Long said lie would not join the filibuster this lime, bul other senators vowed to stop Ihe bill from ever coming to a vole. Jackson, who is llie bill's door manager, said a vote oa shutting off debate would come early next week. After executives from the seven leading oil firms told his subcommittee that the United .Stales would require up to -.15 years lo become self-sufficient in energy, even the in- milive of high oil prices, Jack- son said a rollback in the price of crude oil was called .for. "This is a completely different lune llian we've been hearing on the floor-of-the Senate Dial taking the lid off price would result in more oil." I Sen, Goldwafer Slated lo Speak At Dyess Dinner Sen. Barry Goldwater will ar- rive at Dyess AFB about 5 p.m. Wednesday lo speak lo officers of Ihe 96th Bomb Wing and their wives at a formal "dining out" at p.m. Wednesday. The Arizona senator will also lour Dyess willi Col. Hill V. Brown, wing commander. A dining out is a traditional formal, black-tie military social function for officers anil wives of n unit. Let's Be Friends Kang Kang, I lie giant panda al the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, examines a snow erected in liis quarters on Tuesday. On Monday, Tokyo experienced ils first si fall of Die year. (AP Wirephoto) snowman snow- CNB's Krempin Named Senior VP will arrive by military transport and leave di- rcclly following Ihe dinner, flying on lo Luke AFB, Ariz., his Washington office said. The senator scheduled jm press conference during his Dyess visit. A retired Air Force Reserve major general, Gcldwaler was Ihe Republican presidential can- didate iirl964. Cilizeus National Hank Hoard Chairman Oliver Howard and President Boh Uplon luivc an- nounced lliree officer promn- lions approved al the regular board of directors niLeliiig Tues- day. Herbert Kvempin was promot- ed lo senior vice president and controller, Charles W. (Bill) .Johnson was named vice presi- dent and auditor and Robeil Fry was pronioled lo cashier. In making Ihe announcement, Uplou said Ihe p r o in o t i o n s would mean additional vcsponsi- bililics for Ihe three officers. A NATIVE OF biddings, the Cold Weather Work Puzzles Custodian By EI.I.IE JIUCKER Q. Why do we school custodians have lo work in the Ice and snowy wcaihcr when Hit schools are closed? The teach- ers don't have to report to-work and (hey gel paid by (he monlh the same as we do. Why can't Ihc custodians gel off llie same days as teachers and make up Ibc day when teachers are making up their days off? A. Asst. School Supl..Dr. Harold Brinson explains ils very important thai custodians be in the building during cold .weather- to keep Ihe boilers warm and make sure the pipes don'l freeze. You're saving Ihc school system thousands .at dollars in repair bills by working on cold days. He says custodians arc paid .by the hoiir; if .you work on teach- ers' off you're paid for it. Teachers arc paid for 189 working days if they miss a dny because nf Ihc weather, it lias lo be made up lulcr in Hie year. Q. Tn October.! sent a check for to the New Spirit of '7fi Foundation In Washington, D.C. T was lo receive sonic kiiiil of a membership canf. r haven't heard from them since but 1 rtid gel my cancelled check. Do yon know of such foundation or am I just oul A. Well, yes, you're out (lie bul you made a donation to a legitimate organiza- tion. From-material al the Belter Business Bureau, we found Ihe organization is regu- larly audiled, non-profit, lax-excmpled and appears to be on'the "up and up." Minimum membership fee is anything less is a donation so you made a donalion. Action Line lends lo believe your contribution will be used for the intended purpose. Q. Here Is an easier hot sauce recipe (ho! as In thai will warm tlir cockles of your heart, jour risst, your eyes and even your lies. You need a Mexican mlxuiaslcr (or this (a mocajcte to you iiiirlsl-i) hul n blender An. A, Courageous readers, if our original roc- ipe didn't salisfy, try: roasting one small green chili pepper on a cookie sheet in a 350 oven. But before you roasl, open llie pepper with a prick of a fork. Hoast chili pepper until skin blislers (20 or 30 movc from oven, wrap in a (owe! arid peel when cool. (The recipe says cowards anil yankces should discard seeds and veins with a knife these arc Now Mend logclber the roasted chili, one pod garlic, one medium white onion, one large peeled tomato, salt to lasle. Chill. Serve with a large glass of water. Q. Our group in' Biology II K in dire nerd of live frogs male and female. We've already tried (he ball shops and pel shops. We need at least two Aov.cn lo gel started our reproduction experi- ment. A. Progs. Well, lei's sec. .Ihe biology professors order Ihem from Louisiana Biol- ogical Supply Co., fiox 872, Vidalia, Louis- iana 7U73. Frogs are available in four sixes large, jumbo, giant and extra giant. One dozen giants will co.sl you S7.45 or one dozen jumbos will cost Maybe you should enclose a check with your order, we don'l know about shipping frogs COD. Q. I'm a rccenl transplant from Colo- rado. I have never heard of walcniig Ihc grass in the winter. Is Uicrc siny basis for Ihis? I've noticed quite a few sprinklers going here. A. In Colorado you have snow for mois- ture. In Abilene we have sprinklers and water hoses, especially Ihis year since it's been a dry, droulhy winter. says our yard expert Paula Carter, "everything out- doors should be watered thoroughly once n monlh in a winter as dry as Ihis one." No llond needed, jusl get oui the hose now and then. If you don'l your shrubs and grass will dehydrate. Addrcts questions (o Action Line. Hnx 30, Abilene, Texas 79601. Names will nol be used bul questions nuisl he. signed mid addresses; given. Please Include tel- ephone numbers If possible. b 57-year-old Krempin was em- ployed by Citizens National in 1910 and has served in all de- partments of the bank. He was named auditor in 1919, was promoted lo assistant cashier in 1952, assistant vice president in 19G1 and cashier in As cashier Krempin has been in charge of opcralions and per- sonnel, lie has a graduate certif- icate from the American In.sli- lule of Banking and served as president of the organization in 1953-64. Krempin and his wife, the fov- iv.er Winnie Baldwin, live at 1710 Scwell. They have Iwo daugh- ters, Mrs. .1. Wcldon Moore of Houston and Mrs. Hubert T. Nccl) of Abilene. JOHNSON, moves inlo (he position of vice president and auditor afler Iwo years as head of loan department operalions. He, Ino, has served in all de- partments of Ihc bank since joining Cilizcns in 1945. He was named assislanl cash- ier in 1962, assislant vice presi- dent in and vice president in 13G9. Johnson supervised Ihe installation of Ihe hank's com- puter system. He is a member of Ihe Abilene chapter of the American Inslilule of Banking. He and his wife, the former Alia Sanford Mclnt; live al 4058 Potomac and have two daughters, Mrs. Ted 11. Lain of Lewisville and Mrs. Lee A. Fish- er of Abilene. intY, A NATIVE of Tuseola, becomes cashier atler serving five years as auditor. He started in April infli, in the bookkeeping doparlmciii and has worked in a number of (ilhcr departments. lie is a member of the Amcri- IIKRBI'.HT KREMPIN senior vice president can Institute of Banking, the Bank Administration Instilulef Ihe National Assn. of Accoun- lanls and Ihe Exchange Club. Fry and his wife, Ihe former Lynda Hicks nf.Snyder, live at G18 Lexington. They have three children. A WEEK-ENDER ...ft llie sure way to get yovr inlo Ihe 15 WORDS 3 DAYS Scwe 13- per wofd Add.hor.al worth }S tadl No phojie ordfl'S Ccuh in advance Drndlirn 3 pm itlund!