Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1974, Abilene, Texas
"WITHOUT OR WITH IT 83RD YEAR, NO. 361 PHONE 673-4271 1- IN FOUR SECTIONS By EU4E RUCKEB Air Conditioning May Come to AHS by Fall Q. When do they plan to have Abilene High School air conditioned? A. "Good says Superintendent- elect Dr. Harold Brinson, "we really don't know but we'll do il just as fast as we can, as soon 'as the engineer for the job gels the specifications drawn up." He hopes the job Will tie. completed by the time school starts but it' could be as late as October. The airrconditioning project will begin at the high school, then work down through junioi high and elementafyschools. Q. Please advise wliy no Texas Rang: er baseball on Cable TV so far. Astro baseball on Sunday on KTVT Channel 11 is fine but us Ranger fans would like to _see the Texas Rangers in action too. A. TV Cable Manager Robert Uinshaw snys this: "The station that televises Texas Hangers baseball games is WBAP which is ail NBC affiliate in Dallas. 'We do not carry WBAP since we full NBC affiliate in Abilene. We can't carry a station 'just for those games we're not licensed to carry but oven if.we: were the cost would lie excessive because there would be very few programs that would not be duplicat- ed." Sorry, Hanger fans. Q. We on S. IStn.waat to know why they tore up our alley between Vine and 'Sayles. Once we had a fairly good alley, now we have chug holes and a mud puddle. Did tftey run bu! of money? A. No, the money's been appropriated and Is available for paying your alley as soon as the contractor to it, says Jerry Smith of City Public Works. Q. In Abilene or the surrounding area, Is there an of any kind for this disease-called crih death or.SIDSV I'd very much like lo be a.part or this guild as I have lost tub daughters of my own lo this strange disease. A. We don't know of an organization here, liesearch; people are involved-in studying the strange disease but we don't know that such an organization exists anywhere. "Thank God, we don't sco enough of it here to warrant an says a pedia- trician, "in fact I can't remember the last lime we've had a case." Grin death is llic sudden unexplained death in a crib; parents wake up one morning to find their baby is dead. Researchers feel it's related to a viral infection or possibly aspiration of milk willi an allergy involved. Q. I'd like to know if (ea has some kind of drug in it? I have heard rumors thai It has. I drink tea a lot, 'cause I like most everybody does. I'm just 12 years old and would like lo know. If it 'does I will make an effort to slop drink- ing it a lot. A. It has caffein in It, which Is a stimulant' .that'll keep you awake if you drink a but tea has less than coffee, says H-SU Chemistry Professor Dr. Richard Garner. But he's been drinking it all his life and giving it lo his children and hasn't noticed thai it's hurt them any, It's not particularly for you nutritionwise and it tastes bit- but you have no long range effects to worry, about. Since it is a stimulant we suppose you might classify it as a drug an "upper." Address questions to Action Line, Box 30, Abilene, Texas 7K4M. Names will not be used but questions must be signed and addresses given. Please include tel- ephone numbers If possible. Ex-Mental Patient Voices Her Concern The- first four parts of Ihis series on invol- untary commitment gave the viewpoints of professionals and officials. The last part of Ihe series is an interview wilh a woman who five years ago was commitled lo Big Spring Slale Hospital, and released nine days later when it was found she did not need treat- ment, ffer telephone call lo the .Iteporter- News was made, with her concern that com- mitment is sometimes "loo easy" for rela- livcs of people having emotional problems that all people have at one time or another. Has Belly Laugh An Egyptian belly dancer performs front of a smiling President at an official cliimer party Wednesday night given by Egyptian Presi- dent Anwar Sadat at Kubbah Palace" in Cairo. Nixon applauded the'dancer, Soheir Zaki, after she came down from the'stage to dance Sadat Cheered During Railroad Car Ri By.GAYLORD SHAW Associated' Press Waiter ALEXANDRfA, Egypt (AP) 'President Nixon rode wilh President: Anwar Sadat in an open railroad car from Cairo to this Mediterranean resort today, receiving cheers from huge throngs gathered at. trackside and from farmers in their fields. A White House spokesman quoted'Egyptian' security offi- cials as saying they estimated the crowd along the rail route' at more lhan three million. Here in Alexandria, hundreds of thousands more greeted Uie twoj loaders wHh shouls, cheers and whistles. Banners were! strung up, "Hemembcr the trust Nix- and "God bless Nixon." In Israel, Palestinian guer- rillas slipped into a kibbutz near the Lebanese Iwrdcr and killed Ihree women -hostages in what the Popular Front.for; the Liberation of Palestine in Lobanon claimed re- action lo Ihe Nixon visit to the Arab world." J'Tbat is how every .Arab, should receive the. chief imperialist in tlie said front spokesman Abdul Abbas in Beirut, Leba- non. -The guerrillas were killed by .kibbutz defenders, the Is-- raelis said.. iN'i.vDn goes lo Israel tin Sal- urda'y after visiting Saudi Ara- bia, A AVhite House spokes- man declined comment on the .attack and reports from Leba- non that the Israelis 'subse- quently opened; artillery fire on a Lebanese village in ap- parent retaliation. But one source said hfixon's plans, would remain unchanged. It was flic'first marring inci- dent of East journey, which a lumultuoug welcome to Egypt'' on .Crowds -here have .been' consistently warm and friendly. of the crowds that Inrned out for the train trip through Egyptian heart- land: arid -here in Sadat, "These crowds -very 'deep 'feeling of affection and '-friendship 'for--' despite 25 years of i misunderstanding and seven years of very bitter niisundcr- standing." In Ihe last part of Ihe statement Sadat was re- ferring to the breakoff in dip- lomatic relations between the two countries in 1967. They Nixon, saying the throng was-showing, deep affection for all Americans, promised lo join Sadat in building "lan era of coopcralion" centering on public and private U.S. aid. Talking wilh reporters as the special train rolled through the villages in the fer- tile farmlands of the Pffie Del- ta between Cairo and Alexan- dria, Sadat "I want you to, tell the American people that Ihe mdst.nalural thing is foi- us to befriends." Sadat suggested, and appeared to agree'that more bilateral the United Middle East countries are needed prior to a -resumption of- Ihe Geneva peace conference. But diplomTilic somecs1 re- jected speculation that Sadat was suggesting a delay in re- convening the talks. Nixon did not directly answer a question point. 3 TEL -AVIV. Three Arab'; guerrillas wearing long hair and gaudy headbands lo look like -hippie slyle foreign volunteer workers slipped across the Lebanese border to- day, and killed tliree women and wounded three men in an -.farming settlement, They said 'an off-duty trooper-killed two 'of the- tsi--: rorists, and the third blew himself up with his own explo- sives. In Beirut, the Popular Front for tbe Liberation of Palestine Command claimed responsibility 'for tile attack and said the raid was "our reaction to the Nixon visit lo the Arab'world." But it said Ihe attack was. launched from "some base within Jsraeli ter- ritory" and'not from Lebanese soil. :''Thal how .'every 'Arab should, receive Nixon, the chjef. i m per i a I is t in the said spokesman Abut Abbas. .'He said.lhc guerrilla organi-. zalion was determined to Mrs. Parr Found Fatally Wounded CORPUS 'CIiniSTI Jody' Martin PariV "40, es- tranged wife-of .Duval County.'. Judge Archer, Pan-, was found fatally 'woundecLat'her town-' house about a.m. today.! Police said she died at.7'40 a.m. in a hospital of a'bullet wound in' the'head, apparently self-inflicted.- Mrs. Parr was found by her sister, Mrs. -Belly'White, .ly- ing on a metal folding col in the sunropnypf her V was found holding 'a pistol in her righj hand. She was on' her back and the gun rested on her stomach. Her sister was awake in an- Buzhardt Heart Aliack Suspected WASHINGTON (A P) White House Counsel J. Fred Buzhardt, one of President Nixon's closest advisers in the Watergate case, was hospital- ized early today with a sus- pected heart attack, a spokes- man at Fairfax Hospital In suburban Virginia said.. Buzhardt, '50, was admitted to the hospital with chest pains at a.m. Hospital spokeswoman Peg- gy Pond said Buzhardt was thought to be suffering from myocardial infarction, which she defined :as "a clot in the heart muscle." Buzhardt was described as in stable, but serious, condi- tion. A friend at Ihe Buzhardt home said doctors had not yet lold Mrs. Buzhardt if her hus- band suffered a heart attack. "Ho had a good the friend said. "His vital1 signs are good." U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NBHinol Wtclher Service UVMltiir Mop. PS, IA) ABILEME "AMD VIC1NFTY (10-mile radius) partly cloudy orvd warm wllh a chance or Ihurxjershowers Iliraught Friday. Htoh locta'y near Low lotilghf in (he upper Ms. Hiqh Friday In The lower Ws winds 5 ft> 15 mph. prcbobllily ol ro'n M pet cent today, 40 per cenr lonlghl onrf M per canl on Friday. 1 High and low for 2-4 hours ending f a.m.: 91 end A5. Hlgft and low some dale las) year: B4 ard eJ, Sunrise today: sunset tonight: sunrise lomorraw: other room when she heard the shot, and Tushed.-into the room. -Police said Mrs. White at first Mrs. Parr .was..already.dead. ...The she saw that her sister was still breathing and called a city Then snersWJIKatnePsisler up at a( a.m.' Mrs. Pan; engaged in an extensive.legal'tattle for many months, with .her- es- tranged1 husband. Mrs. White said; iUrs. Pair- had been despondent. Pair's 'furhisfi- ings at- the'-'townhousc: hail been taken by a court-appoint- ed receiver in. the divorce suit with her.husband, The room iii "which she was found was 'bare except for the col." All the the two-story apart- ment liouse also were empty except- bedroom con- taining a bed arid'Ihe kitchen which had some chairs, a ta- ble and lw.6'portable television sets. Mrs.'Parr had been recently from'the courily jaii where she had been placed en a contempt of court charge. She was'released on an order of the Texas Supreme Court. Rain Chances Better Tonight Unstable air conditions give the Abilene area a 40 per cent chance for rain Thursday night, forecasters at the National Wcalner Service said Thursday morning. A weak cold front, which de- veloped Tuesday and passed through the area Wednesday, has moved southward along Ihe coast, forecaster Darren Craw- ford He added that the available moisture is in the upper levels of the atmosphere and not just at the surface. But a second cokl front, ap- proaching from the northwest and situated in southeastern Col- orado Thursday, is not expected lo affect Ihe area, Crawford said. He explained lhat it will prob- ably become stationary and so not have much affect on area weather conditions. Crawford said t h c chance of rain slimild extend through Fri- day. "mar every attempt to beauti- fy (lie -ugly, American face'' and Io negotiate willi Israel only through bullets and :sui: cide operations. Nixon was traveling to Alex- andria; Bgy'pt and -the.1 Arab commando.assault came'., three days'.before liis Israel. It brdught-IhE numtfer of terrorist victim's in Israel to' including 31 the past two-months. _ Semiofficial e b a n e s e sources in Beirut said Israeli, border, artillery, south Lebanese; village in :.'aii apparent reprisal for the raid. .The-'.'viilage: ISafcf; miles north of-Ihe. Israeli border, .came under a "heavy artillery barrage as of mid.day and the bombardment contin-. ued without well j into the. a Item o the sources The' Israeli 'state.radioifirst- put the number.of teiTorists at four, the ,r'northern Majj -'Gen.! Raphael Eylan, said "there' were only, "v SEN.-JOHN-TOWEK slates Dyess lour Tower Slates Dyess Visit Sen. John Towe.r will visit-Air Force bases in -Abilene and .Big .Spring this .weekend. Tower will Be, 'n.'Big Spring- Saturday lo give; the graduation address for. .Webb AFB's'pilot training class, ranri then will be in Abilene Sunday for a tour of Dyess AFB'-.aiid a luncheon with base and civic "of- ficials. Kyle Thompson, press secre- tary for Sen. Tower, said the Texas senator will arrive at Webb AFB at 1 p.iii. Saturday, have a p.m. press .'confer- ence. He will address the graduation exercises at 6 p.m. .Thompson said-Webb will be graduating its student since'the pilot training program was started there in 1951. Sunday, he will at Dyess AF'B al. II a.m. for a lour of tlie base here and then will meet with base and.civic offi- cials al a p.m. 1 luncheon at the Dyess Officer's Club. lie will have a press confer- ence here at p.m., after which he will depart for Wash- ington. Thompson said this is Tower's first visit to Abilene since 1972 during Irs reelection campaign. Woman Says Commitment Often 'Too Easy' By JOE DACY II BcpMrtrr-N'ew.s Slalf Writer Big Spring State Hospital can be a life-saving haven for a mentally ill person who is but 11. a nightmare for the person who is as relatives and doc- tors believe. An Abilene area woman re- calls her commitment with Die feeling llial her life could have been ruined. Nightmares, pcrsislcnt de- pression and Ihe fear of Ixilng re-committed are the result of a nint'day stay al the hospital fn April of 1969, "Lillian" said. Originally from Houston, was committed "voluntar- ily" on a visit to her sisler in an area.town! The procedure, which'entailed no. hearings in- formal examinations, took only Iwo days to conipletc. I. i 11 i a n 's troubles Iwgan Ihree years earlier, however, when her husband of more lhan 30 years died. "I WAS during thai three-year ipcriod, she' said, "but not to Hie degree, lhat I couldn't 'work! I had on a private, 24-hour duty case (as a registered nurse) for a monlh. I was physically fatigued." On Friday, she said, she called her sister and lold her she was depressed and could no longer, stand'to be in Houston by herself. Houston on Easier Lillian said. "I was coming lo her house for whal I felt was love and companion- ship the tilings needed to overcome depression." when she she said thai her brother-ln-...- law, an; alleged would ajsp.be in the she felt 'erableXSo, she made mind lo'leave-but was per- suaded into pre- vent a farnily scC4ic." "Thai Tues- day) I went lo Lillian said. "I lold him I was depressed. I siild somelihics 1 feel like I'don't have anything to live for. "EVERVONE sometimes Ihinks about suicide, but I'd never seriously considered it and certainly neycr attempted il. I saw the doctor for about .10 she said. "He gave me an order for sleeping pills." f She said she now realizes ihat this was the.sla.lerncnl- nia'y' have set her coin- 'initment.in motion; -1 all the .pedpleMhal that were locked up we'd have mighty large she added. "Everyone feels Ufa I way somejlmcs." Because of her sister's atti- tude, Lillian said she decided lo leave and -took her bags downstairs Wednesday; morn- ing to find that she was "a prisoner." Repeatedly, she said, sho tired to use the phons to call friends in but Ihe doc- lor she had seen and her sis- ter prevented her from doing this. PI.KADINGS, Hie dotlor said only, 'no bar- gaining, no bargaining.' That was all his she said. Lillian said she was allowed lo call the courthouse to get nu attorney, who told her that she could, have a trial but that the 'i end result would be Ihe same, that "il wouldn't do any "I became she admitted, "f cried and begged until this police car drove up. All I could think of was to rim." She said she did try lo gel away but was "strong armed back to the litiusc. I thought maybe-I could she said, adding sho was afraid Ihft po- liceman might shoot her down "like a mad animal." That day she was driven lo the hospital. "1 -was terri- she said. "They slioycd See MENTAL, I'g. VIA, S 20-Year Street Plan Approved The steering and policy' advisory committees of the Urban Transportation Study this-week approved a 20- year street development plan. (See story Pg. 1 7C 2A Business Classified Comics Editorials Horoscope Hosoilal Polients 10B 9-130 ___ 8C 7B 8A 13C Snorts To Your Hcollh TV Loq MC I1A 9R TV Scour 9B 2-4B Women's News -A'