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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 28, 1970, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 89TH YEAR, NO. 224 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 28, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated (IP) 10c SUNDAY Israeli Jets Hit et at Cairo Raid First Since '61 War By JOSEPH E. DYNAM Associated Press Writer CAIRO (AP) _ This Egyptian capital underwent its first air raid since the 1967 war today when four Israeli planes at- tacked; targets on the'outskirts of the fashionable suburb of Masdi. The official Middle East News Agency reported three persons were killed and 12 others in- jured and three houses were de- stroyed in the attack. A spokes- man told a news conference the victims were all civilians. The targets of the Israeli planes apparently' were army installations about a1 hall mile from Maadi and Dahshour, a military Installation about 16 miles south of Cairo on the Nile River. The noise of the explosions and gunfire reverberated across the capital. In several parts of the cily black putts of antiair- craft lire could be seen. Win- dows rattled throughout Ihe C. G. WRITTEN school hoard incumbent T. G. OLIPHANT Abilene minister itten, In Board A 'contested race for Place 7 on Board of Educa- tion developed W e 'd n e s d a y morning when C. G. Whitlcn, incumbent, and Rev. T. G. Oliphant both filed for the post. An Abilene Attorney, Whllten has served on Ihe board for H years.' Rev. Oliphant, minister ol the Macedonia Baptist Church, ma.de an unsuccessful race for Place .6 on the board in 19GB. He wasl defeated by' Mrs." Claud Whltten was first elected lo the board in 1959 and has served continuously since that time. Long active in Abilene civic organizations, Whitten" is presently serving as a member of the grievance committee of the Stale Bar. Association. Recently he .has completed NEED CASH? Look around the house and garage for those Hems thct you no longer .use. Sell them in Ihe Family Week-Ender FR1.-SAT.-SUN. 3 Lines 3 Days No Extension or Refund it This Rite Approximately 15 Average No Phone Orders Please Only CASH IN ADVANCE YOU SAVE ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS DEADLINE THURS. 3 P.M. Another school .board race develops, 6A serving on.the governor's com: niitlee charged with recertifying the slate school laws. Whillen is past president and member of the Abilene Bar Assn. Mr. and Mrs. Whitten reside at 1241 Leggelt and are the parents of three children, Mrs. Julie Fulwiler, student at the University of Texas, Jennifer, Abilene High School student, and Blake, a student at Bonham Elementary. Oliphanl served on a nine-man advisory committee in the spring of 1969 to the Abi.lene Board of Education lo aid in finding a solution to the city's desegregation problems. He has pastored Baptist churches in and Hanger and has been at Ihe Macedonia Baptist Church since June, 1965. Hcv. and Mrs. Oliphant have, three sons, Adam Lee, Thomas G. Jr., and Charles Clifford. WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Wellher Mip Pg. 2B) ABILENE AND VICINITY (iO-Mile radius) Mostly and turning cooler today and fonlghl; decreasing cloutfineti arrfj much cooler Tlwriday. Hkjh loday, near 80; low lonig.nl, h'igh tomorrow, 50-55. Winds soulhwelterly al 15 m.p.h. wilh guits to 30 m.p.h., shining lo northerly this afternoon, Oullook for Friday, parlly cloudy and cod. Hwh and low For 9 a.m.: 77 and 57. and low same dale lasl year: 77 and 49. Sunset lasl nighl: sunriie loday: sunsel tonrght: city, but no air raid sirens sounded. The spokesman said the at- tack may have been, loo sudden for the sirens lo be sounded, pointing that a jet can reach Cairo from the Suez Canal in about a minute and a half. Maadi, just south of Cairo, is a sprawling lown of comfortable villas, many of them occupied by foreigners, including many American oil company workers and their families and Ameri- can diplomats attached to the Spanish Embassy in "the Amer- ican interests section." Egypt severed diplomatic relations with the United Stales during the 1967 war. Artillery rocket and heavy machine-gun fire could be clear- ly heard in the center of Hie city wliere noise echoed from tail buildings. Windows of the fash- ionable Nile front Hilton' Holel shook. Electricity in some 'city-.areas was cut, apparently as part of the air raid precautions against (ire- from short was restored when the raid ended. In Heliopolis and the outskirts of Cairo traffic came to a hall in accordance with air raid regula- tions. But in Ihe center of Cairo the normally heavy traffic con- tinued. Pedestrians looked skyward from lime, to time but kept strolling on sidewalks. The spokesman.told the news conference the Israeli craft were promptly engaged by Egyptian air defenses and driv- 'en '.oftr-The military commu- nique'sa'idY "A group of'about four enemy planes raided areas of Maadi and Dahshur at 1000 local lime. They were engaged by means of air defenses. As a result of Hie attack three build- ings were damaged, three1 per- sons killed and 12 suffered inju- ries." Speaking in English the offi- cial spokesman Ahmed Esmal Abdel Maguid, said houses were destroyed. Speaking of oilier raids, Ma- guid said Israel is hilling civil- ian targets. He said this was "an abortive attempt to under- mine the. morale of the Egyp- tian people." Registrations (approx.) Applications Wed. 1M9 Total Record (1958) Deadline Jan: 31. 2S8 The Jury (Senate) Turned Him Down LAS VEGAS MONEY-WAGON Crewmen in Los Angeles stand beside a big new diesel-powerecl Brink's truck which next month will take money to and from Las Vegas for the Federal Reserve Bank. The 25-foot long rolling vault has doors powered by electricity; a radio-telejihone, and a siren in 'case all else fails during a robbery attempt. It will carry 12Vz tons money on regular trips between Los Angeles and the Ne- vada gambling resort. (AP Wirepholo) Liddle Citizens Bank Senior VP JOE HERNANDKZ junior high teacher Hernandez To Run For Legislature Joe Hernandez. 29, Mann Junior High S.c.hQorteaclier, said Wednesday I hat he will oppose cither Rep. Grant Jones or Hop. Frank Calhoun in the Demo- craiic primary. Hernandez said early Wed- nesday that he planned to file at p.m. Wednesday and would decide then whom to contest. He said he would rather not say what basis he plans to use in de- ciding which place to seek. Jones is stale represenlative from District 62, Place 1; Calhoun, from Place 2. Both arc seeking reelection. Hernandez, a native Abilenian, has been in the Abilene school system six years. He was named to a nine-man advisoiy committee appointed by Ihe Abilene school board to aid in finding a solution to desegregation problems. The committee was Hernandez's idea. He has also been an officer in Ihe GI Forum. John A. Liddle was elected senior vice president and trust officer of Citizens National Bank Tuesday and four other officer appointments were announced. Maurice Hufsledlcr, Kirby Leeson and D. V- Vernon were named assistant vice presidents and Bob Williams was appointed to a new officer position, syslems analyst. Announcement was made following the board of directors meeting by Malcolm M. Meek, chairman of the board, and Oliver Howard, presidenl. At the annual stockholders meeling held immedialely prior lo the board of directors meeling, Ihe following members were recleclcd lo the board of directors: Ben Read Barbee, Harwell Barber, Joe C. Benson, Guy Caldwell, Mack Eplen, E. L. Harwell, Oliver Howard, Fred Hughes, J. C. Hunter Jr., Ruben H. Johnson, Leruy Langslon, Malcolm M. Meek, Gibert Pcchacek, Boone Powell Jr., W. Rufus Sivley, W. B. (Tex) Trammell, L. Coy Warren, M. F. Wilson, and W. P. Wright. John B. Ray and Homer H. Scott were reelected as advisory directors. Dr. John C. Slovens requcsled that he not be considered for reeleclion to the board as he staled that his heavy duties and new responsibilities as president of Abilene Christian College would preclude him from being able lo dcvole (he necessary lime as a member of the board. The following officers were rcclecled: Malcolm M. Meek, chairman of Ihe board: Oliver Howavd, president; L.e r o y NEWS INDEX Amusements.......... MA Bridcic 12B Classified ......-___ 8-1 IB Comics 7B Ediioriols 6B Horoscope 4D Hospital Patients 20 Obituaries 3A 9.1 IA To Ycur Good Health 15A TV Log 5B Women's News 3B JOHN A. LIDDLE also trust officer Langslon, executive vice president; J. F. Armstrong, Ray Howe, and Garth McLean, senior vice president; Aubrey Allum, Wayland Bailey, Theron Jenkins, Charles W. Johnson, Troy A. Sampley, and Jerry ,T. i Warren, vice presidents; Herbert Krempin, cashier; _ Wcymond Dunn, Wayne' Humphrey, and John C. Wistl Assistant vice presidents Marion Bridges, Tom Bendy, Bobby Martin, Bob Nunnally, and Steve Sliorl, assistant cashiers; Robert Fry, auditor; and "Don S. Swindell, assistant vice president and trust olficer. Liitle Economic Growth Forecast WASHINGTON (AP) The Commerce Department has forecast very little economic growth, some rise in -iineraploy- menl, a profits squeeze and strong price increases for Ihe U.S. economy in 1970. Its January survey of Current Business, released Tuesday, said the government's restrain- ing policies lessened progres- sively late last year after reach- ing peak intensity during Ihe first half of the year. Ervin Summons Micah, Kipling and Cockroach, But Fails By WALTER R. HEARS A P political wirier WASHINGTON (AP) Sam J. Ervin Jr., senator and law- yer, summoned the prophet Mi- cah, Rudyard Kipling, and Ar- chy the cockroach as he argued his case. But the jury, in a crime-bust- ing mood, turned him down. Ervin's jury was the Senate, and the case he lost was an ef- fort to strike from Ihe drug con- trol, bill a provision permitting surprise, no-knock raids by po- lice. Waving his dark-rimmed glasses like a weapon, his white eyebrows twitching with every, word, Ervin'spent two days trying to convince his peers Ihe provision violates the Constitu- tion. He did gel one concession when (he Scnale adopted more stringent rules for issuance of search warrants for surprise drug raids. But in the end, Ibe Senate vot- ed 70 lo 15 (o preserve the no- knock raid section Ervin de- nounced. The argument is one he has raised again and again during a 16-year Senate career, most fre- quently, in losing battle against civil rights legislation. But Ervin, southern conserva- tive and slrlclcsl of strict con- strucllonlsts, has Invoked It also, in a fashion which sometimes allies him with Senate liberals. His orations at times verge on one-man filibusters, flavored with Biblical quotations .and down-home stories from North Carolina. Ervin, 73, now is the third- ranked member of Ihe Senate Judiciary Committee, chairman of its constitutional rights sub- committee. In thai role, he often has berated the government for what he sees as intrusions upon the liberties of the individual, particularly the civil servant. He has denounced Invasions of privacy by government ques- tionnaire' and rebuked agency directives -seeking reports''on employes who demonstrate against American policy in Viet- nam. A justice of the North Caro- lina Supreme Court before he came (o the Senate, Ervin owns one of Ihe most extensive pri- vate law libraries in Ihe nation. He reads law in his spare lime, talks law in business hours. He has been a North Car- olina lawyer 'for 50 years, as was his father for as is his son and namesake. And there is Ihe flavor of a soiilhcrn courtroom when Ervin lakes the floor. No-knock drug raids, Ervin said, would Icl law- men behave like burglars, "Ihlevcs in Ihe night." It is designed to let police break in unannounced so drugs aren't destroyed before Ihe au- thorities can seize them as evi- dence. And that, protested Ervin, would strike down a right "dis- covered by the prophet, Micah He speaks of the lime when every man shall have a right lo dwell under his own vine and under his own fig Iree, with no one lo molcsl him or make him afraid." Then William Pitt: the King of England, but for a warrant, cannot cnler the poorest collage in his realm. Ervin quoted Kipling, as, he said, his father did once before a North Carolina jury. "Where- fore must we walch the King, lest our gain be lost." This jury wasn't convinced, not by those words, not by the quotalion from Archy, the poet- ic cockroach invented by author Don Marquis. "Man is past comprehend- it began. Bui not Sam Ervin, who went (lown orating: "When I am called upon lo take my aland upon governmental tyranny on the one hand and the freedom of individuals on the olhcr, I shall stand for Ihe last-named as long as God gives me a heart lo love America." By ELLIE RUCKEIl and BETTY GRISSOM Why No Blinders On Traffic Lights? Q. In regard (o (he traffic lights on N. 1st and Hickory. Why doesn't (he Trafflec Dcpl. put blinders or shades on the lighls for ihe casf-ivcs! traffic? When a driver comes up from tlie rail'- road underpass he sees two green lighls (for (he cast west bound traffic( when Ms light is red. A. A traffic department official says work is under way on a program lo change all traffic hghls now on corners (as this one is) [o lights that hang over the street into the lane of traffic, which would solve the prob- lem. He said he isn't sure when work will be completed. Q. I am planning a trip lo Dallas oh my motorcycle. Where In or near Dallas is It legal to camp anil have an open fire for the nights (hat I am there? A. You may camp at Ihe facilities provided al Lake Grapevine or Lake Lewis- ville (Garza-Litlle which are roughly 18-20 miles from downtown Dallas. Send us your address and we'll mail you brochures describing these facilities. It's permissible lo use the city parks in Dallas and build an open fire during Ule day and early evening but you can't remain over night in those parks. Q. I am an amateur clay sculptor. I attended schnn! where Hie clay was furnished but now that I'm nol In art class I don't know where (o buy (he earth clay. Can you help? A. In Ihe yellow pages of the Abilene tele- phone directory under Hobby and Model Conslruction Supplies arc listed two shops (Ihe first two) that carry the earth clay you need. Q. Where in this (own of I0o thousand people can anyone get dryer parts wit- hout wailing six to eight weeks? My dryer Is broken and no one here has (he parts. Why? A. The company lhat makes the parts for your dryer has been on strike for about six months. The strike was finally Bellied and Ihe company merged wilh another company. This caused some delay in shipping of parts, says a local repairman. Q. Numerous petitions have been signed by people (o keep (he cily garbage silc from gelling inside the cily limlls. Why hasn't it been put lo a vote? A. A petition hasn't been presented that meets the requirements of llic City Charier or Ihe slate law, cays the city attorney. The petition must have 10 per cent of the quali- fled voters. All 10 per cent of the petitioners must be regislcrcd qualified voters. A petition is in Ihe city allorney's office being checked to sec i( some ques- tioned petition signers are qualified. Address questions (o Acllon Line, Box, 30, Abilene, Texas 7M01. Names will not be but questions must be signed, and address given, ;