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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1974, Abilene, Texas Abilene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 94TH YEAR, NO. 43 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, TUESDAY EVENING, JULY 30, PAGES IN. THREE SECTIONS Price 15 Cents Associated Press REP. JACK BROOKS, D-TEX. confers with staff lawyer, Daniel Cohen, lofl IlliP. ROBERT DRINAN, D-Mass. study in concentration REP. EDWARD HUTCHINSON, K-Mich. dark glasses in bright lights Facing Impeachment Question These faces of members of the House Judiciary Commirree mirror the strain of the Nixon impeachment hearing as they began Tuesday to debate more articles citing the President (or misconduct. (AP Wirephotos) Hostage Exchange Possible By JIM BARLOW Associated Press Writer HUNTSVILLE, Tc-x. (AP) Tlcfoel convict lender Fred Gomez Carrasco has agreed to exchange 10 of his 13 hostages for five prison officials the daughter ot one of Hie civilian hostages said today. Kathy Pollard, 21, told newsmen Carrasco agreed to such a trade during a tele- phone conversation with tier Monday night. Hiss Pollard, whose mother, Novella Pollard, is one of the 10 civilian hostages held by CaiTasco and two other armed convicts, said Carrasco alsi) has hacked off from demands for more weapons. A prison spokesman said Carra sco's offer, when made direclly to them, will Ix: con- sidered. A similar deal offered earlier by Carrasco was turned down by the board tof the Texas Department of Abilene Observes Garbage Tradition Although many cities across the notion are going to the alley container sys- tem of refuse collection, Abilenians stubbornly cling to th'e more convenient and expensive individual carry- out method. See story on Page IB. NEWS INDEX Amusements Bridge 2A Business Mirror 5A Classified 2-6C Comics 2B Editorial! 4A Horoscope 4B Hospital Patients 4B Obituaries 6A Sports 1-6C To Your Good Health......2A TV, Log 2A "Women's Kews 3-B Corrections because, Hioy said, it was conditioned on Hie women hostages remainim; with Carvasco. Because Hie new offer, is for an outriglii, unconditional trade, (lie offer will be reconsidered, the spokesman said. ...Carrasco 34, also holds three other inmates hostage. Miss Pollard said Carrasco told her lie would exchange Ihe 10 civilian hostages for prison warden II. II. Hus- bands, prison system director W. J. Estelle, an assistant, director, prison security chief Andrew Murdock Jr. and any capl-.iin in the prison system. The attractive young woman was flanked by her three brothers as slie i elated that Carrasco told her he would treat his new hoslagcs Ihc same way he lias treated those now his captives. None of Hie present hoslagcs has complained of ill treat- ment. Negotiations prison au- thorities were lo resume this morning. One of Carrnsco's lawyers, liuhen Monlemayor, was in on [lie telephone talks. Aline House. 61, was taken by stretcher from the library about. p.m. when CaiTas- co called lha warden's office to sny she was sick. She had been taking medication for high blood pressure since tlie ordeal began Wednesday. She was taken lo a Hunts- ville hospital, and Taylor said her vital signs were stable. have not been able lo ascertain if she had a heart attack although she lias symp- toms of a heart he said. Twelve hours before Mrs. Houston fell ill, inmate-hos- tage Henry Escuniilla, 40. made a dramatic bid for free- dom by diving through the plate glass door of (hi; educa- tion building where the hos- tages were held. He was still suffering from shock alter being severely cut around the head and shoulder, prison h o s p i la 1 attendants said. Fergus to Open AMC Dealership Ily JIM CONLEY Reporter-News Business Keillor Max Fergus is back in the automobile business. After 25 years as a car deal- er, including years of it in Abilene, Fergus will open Ihe A II C -.1 e e p dealership here about the end of October. AMC officials were due in Abilene Tuesday to break ground for the new building, which will be at 200 S. Clack, near the southwest corner of S. 1st and Winters Freeway. Abilene has lacked an AMC dealership for about two or three years. Fergus sold the Volkswagen dealership about years ago after operating it for years. Fergus said tlie business will employ aluml 15 to IS per- sons and will offer all parts, plus sales and service on all American Motors products, in- cluding the Jeep vehicle. The name will be "Max Fer- gus AMC-Jeep, he said, TARGET DATE for comple- tion of the business is in late October, he said, with Ilaney and Sivley Construction Co. in charge of building on the two- acre tract. Fergus indicated the open- ing could coincide closely with American Motors' unveiling of its 1975 model cars, which lie said he thinks will not. be out until October. The building will be approxi- mately square feet, he said, at a cost, of more than S200.000. It will be becoming par Fly cloudy lo- nlgM and Wednesday. A little cooler today. Norlhcily winds S lo IS becoming light and variable tonighl. Lo.7 lonlqnl In (he lov.'er 70s. HiaS Wednesday In the middlr 90s. High nnd tor 14 hours ending 9 o.rn.: 96 and High ond low same dote fast 76 find >7. Sunrise liwiay: sunset lonlgM: Sunrise limorrcu; fared a liUle belter with 1.90 ant! 1.06 inches respectively. Litlle more than traces were reported elsewhere except for Roekwaod with .80, Clyde with .18 and Ballinger and Baird with .25. However, weatherman Jack Schnabel snid lhat if tlie weak cool front, which p a s s c d Ihroiigh Ihe area Monday, didn't cause much rain, it will cool temperatures slightly for a few days al least. Schnabel said a gradual warming trend is expected but that three or four days time would be required for temper- atures lo peak out at the 100 or above marks. The few dribbles o( rain, which may be all Abilene will get Ihis month, increased July's accumulation lo .95 inch, the yearly accumulation lo 7.61. Normal for the year, howev- er, is 14.39 through Tuesday, Sclutaliel said a full 47 per cent below normal. A WEEK-ENDER WANT AD ens YOUR MSSACE TO TMf iUYItS! I SWORDS 3 DAYS SAVE S 1 .90 Addilioriof 15' each phone ordert Cosh in advance Deadline 3 pm No lurch ABILENE fUPQimfl-NEINS ;