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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1974, Abilene, Texas OR WITH OFFENSE FOJES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT B3RD YEAR, NO. 362 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, FRIDAY EVENING. JUNE 14, PACKS, IN KOUR SECTIONS By BLUE RUCKE3 Electricity Best Way To Cure Jumping Dog Q.' inVone Know (o break a dog jumping four foot chain link fence? It's a impound poodle. Iry.several things but dog obedience trainer, Duane Moser says, the only !an wire along the top of the fenced a'li clectnt. fenreMike.1 farmers use, high voilage, low current. Nufety-niiie'.per cent of IHe .time )l takes the Electricw ire to of You might check around town to see if you can't rent one of the wires since you won't need it for long. --1. Q. Where can I gel a pe( pigeon? The pet stops don't bare them. A. You shouldn't have'any trouble finding one in some of -the old buildings around town. Try those old buildings out on'.Chesliiut St. (Really! That's .'where. the. pet shops get If you'd-raUier'not catch-it-yoursclf, we've sent you the name of a pel store that will get you one possibly they'll have it brought in by carrier pigeon. Dan Watson, the zoo to tell you Iiis son raised them and they're an awful lot of trouble. Q. When will the work on Maple between X. 27th and Industrial Blvd. be finished? It's been closed for weeks. A. If the.iweather Is-.gpod, if asphalt is available" (it's hard to get right and if everything- else falls in place, il could lie completed sby'.the end of-July. Anyway, that's the scheduled completion .dale. So you won't be disappointed, plan oh 'September... Q. Is there an archaeology club-here? I'd like (o be an archaeologist. If.lhere.'s a club where does II meet and when? A. We've- never found one 1ml slick around, Abilene-is a city of joiners, some- body wilt start one not reg- ister with the City Li- brary? It's a good'way people with similar interests.' Meanwhile, archaeology enthusiast Mal- colm Schulz suggests joining Ihe American JUuseum of Natural History in New York. Its monthly magazine has an excellent sec- tion of archaeology. Schulz highly recom- mends a visit to the new Museum of Natural History in Mexico Cily, if you can talk mom and dad into a field .trip. j Q: Wben yon mix cement, you put the i sand, gravel, cement and water into a i mixer and Men pour it. Why can't you mix the sand, gravel and cement thor- oughly, put it In place, and then water il down and accomplish (be same thing? A. For the same reason you don't eggs, 'shortening, flour and sugar, dump-it in a cake pan and pour the milk on lop. You wouldn't get the desired result. If you were mixing iip just a small amount in a bucket it would work okay but pouring the- dry mixture into a form on the ground is another story. You'd have uneven texture with wads of dry mixture in spots. You'd have foreign mailer lik'e a litlle dirt, grass and slicks scraped up from the ground during the mix- ing. And if you don't use Ihe proper amount of concrete could he too weak. And if the dry ingredients are not mixed thoroughly'with the water you'll also have a rough outside- appearance, says Michael Thurston, whose business it is to know how to mix concrelc. Trial Due They Can-Still Smile A family1 feud didn't break out George Hess made an effort to oust the maypr of the small Cen- tral Florida totyn of Lake Mary with a recall peti- tion. Hess, opposed to the mayor's plans to allow construciiorToC a big subdivision near the town, sought to remove; his Margie Hess, as the town's mayor. (AP Wirephofo) Hubby Seeks to Recoil Mayor Wife f i Fla.: (AP) The husb'and .of Ihe mayor of Ihis sleepy litile town has- startedLa'campaign" to'p'nl Her honor out of work. The first family of Lake Jlary, a toirn of north of. Orlando, is split politically, over whether [he city should grow. Mayor Margie Hess leels it should. Citizen George Hess feels it shouldn't. "This city-voted to .incorpo- rate to keep things the way they are dirt roads and citizen Hess, a part lime construction w o r k e r, said Thursday. "It's just a. country, hick town. want to keep it that Incorpnration passed by a single vole last August. In De- cember, Mrs. Hess, campaign- ing partly on her record of service with the volunteer fire department and partly on an "orderly growth'' platform, was elected mayor. She's paid a month. Monday night, Mayor Hess and Ihe city council voted-3 to 1 to approve a housing devel- opment that Hess says would bring in too many people. He met with an "attorney Thursday to draft H petition calling for the abolition of the cily charter." He said he'expects the peti- tion to hit Ihe streets next week. It would require signa- lures of 51 per cent of the electorate to force a recall j i 'i-; I reall? lute Vdjsee the in corporation r o k Siicl Hess But there rejllj Tin I any other Viay to Undo what the council-has'done: r piessuie lo hue Second policeman, load Viork cfewb and acid other big city e'xpenses'also prompt- ed my action." In (he meantime, Alayor Committed Woman Not From Taylor County i The woman commitment to Big .Spring Slate' Hospital five years ago was described in. a front page story in the Thursdaj evening Reporter- News not from Abilene or Taylor County. She lived then, and does now, in a town and coun- ty in1 the Big' Countiy area I Neither Taylor County Judge Roy Skaggs nor any other Taylor County officials handled the woman's Hess is Kept busy ariswenng the family telephone, has steadily with, calls supporting the petition. "It certainly is-interesting being the mayor and acting as an answering service for pen-, pie who wanl to put me out of said Mrs. Ifess, a registered of three children and owner.of the family business, n hard- ware store. Her honor said that although- she likes her job, she holds no gi-udgss against her husband for .trying-to do away, with it. "I! understand" fully'-why' he is trying Iq-do she said. "But I worked 1-hard Id lie elected mayor -and I- would like to see the city, continue." U.S. District Judge Gerhard A.'Gc- sell today brciered 'former While aide.; John Ehrlichnian..Uo.'.'stand 'trial along with olhcr dei'endanls in Ihe a. new trial date'.ipf 'June'26." After nearly three'weeks of struggle with the .-White Ifouse: over the issue of executive privilege, Gesell 'said Presi- dent Nixon has cient White House files for'Ehrlicliman's trial lo go forward. Gesell said lie had wanled to make sure Ehrlichman Would have access- to specific files left behind in the White House which might ajd his case. "That has taken Ge- sell said.. Enrlichman 'and three "oilier defendants 'originally...we're scheduled to go-on trial .Monday ill connection..with' the'; 1971 breuk-in at the .office of Dr. Lewis Hills, psychiatrist who treated .fig- ure Daniel Ellsberg." But earlier this week, Gesell .'.said he would7sever-Ehrlich: man's case from :ih'al other three defendants be- cause of ah apparent-jiiip'assc' over Ehrlichman's attem.nt lo gain access to his While House files. Gesell said at Ihiit WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT- OF- COMMERCE National Weather Service ID) ABILENE AND- VICINITY. (ID-mile radius) .parlly Liaudf hot cltcrraans through- Saturday. Saulherjy winds 4 lo 12 riiph. High today in the mid 90s. lontgrit near High Sajurday Tn rhe upper HigTi and law hours 9 a.m.': 9-J and i7. H'ah and low some dole last'year: 95 and (6 Sunrise lotfay: sunscl tonight: Sunrise tomorrow: .time that Ehrlichman would 'be'-lnedi'i'ater.'-. ;V-s i j ,'J.': The breat in the legal Ipg- j'jani came jVertnesda'y, when President iiix6n' waived exec-. .ii live "privilege, for, sonic docii; liients. 'then 'in 'judge's hands: Until had been asserting -ultimate' authority to decide if those documents; handwrillcn notes of Ehrlicfe as "evideri'ce'lii the coining Iriai.' After- 1 o day 's opeh-courl hearing, Ehrlichman said, don't'.'- comment -on" aiiything that-happeris in this building: I've followed Dial practice." Ehrlicjiman .aiid'.the 'three' of' conspir- ing in the September' break-i.n irFieidirig's office: v. Besides' Ehrlich'hian, Ihosi charged .with' "conspiracy Gordon ''Liddy, Bernard, 'il. Barker and Eugcnio JIar'tinez convicted -in the Watcr- For a Osorio AMARILLO (AP) Jobn Osorio, the biggest figure who has been'senlenccd Id aclually SCITC time in prison in the Sliarpslown bank-bribery scan- dals of the 197Bs, has been or- dered lo report to custody. Emm.etl Colvin, his attor- ney, said in Pallas that Osorio flew to-jPho'enix and'turned himself lo officers June 3. He was assigned :lo Ihe mini- mal security prison camp at about. 125 lo 150 miles from Phoenix. Food Retailers Hope Will Counteract Price By JOE DACY said Roy K. Fun- Jr., Beadel, chairman of Reporter-News Staff of FLIT'S in board of JRB with' hMd- Inflation and worldwide "The feeder has in Brownwood, said mand seem lo be the major culprits which may drive losing which goods' may cost two prices higher in Ihe to create a lower a can fcore; "Sugar is, lure. he said. However, area food retailers said they are hanking bri increased food supplies lo coun-leracl (he rising spiral and vcgelables-slated to go down because of expected, high crop yields, subject to the PRODUCTS-dcpen-dent on supply, demand and cxiwrlalion. some of the weather, and "If we produce a good crop, Managers or execnlives in ihe forms of those prices should ccr- five Texas food chains, Safeway; Purr's, M-Syslcm, labor and Iransplrla-lion go Beadel said. pcr-Dupcr and JKB, said the general trend in pi-ices is local Super-Dupcr cr, Travis Robinson; only Ihing thai, would hold them up" would be labor but that the consumer docs have some factors in his vegetables as. "Froifi whsjlvive hear at our vor. Consensus on prices in of '3 possible ucclins in those prices, but a significant amount of Uie sott fruit crop o n v c n t i p'n s, food prices should fairly well level out major food areas been lost because of with a niodcrate Increase Furr said of the down now, in fact at a very low point, but soon to rise, possibly in laic. summer, because of increases in prices at the feedlot; the Pentecost, advertising manager of M-System in Ran Angelo, agreed Ihat vegetable prices might stabilize but aiiid fruits 'might, he 'slightly picture. "It will vary from item (o Pentecost said. The managers agreed that such rapid, fluctuation is not; nor- of California fruit growers however. Gary Ford, division manager of Safeway in Dallas, higher price in the food chain; the meat prices are "bclowa yenr but that they GOODS-prbbably up because canncrs will have cited five factors which arc causing prices to 30 "fluctuate with supply" guarantee the farmer c be affected by his produce, and INFLATION: The managers "Meal will have lo move used for syrups, Is i some Ihe -Inller p.nl of a worldwide Vf. HA, 1 Osorio is a former slate in- surance commissioner and former' president of National Bankers -Life Insurance Co. which figured heavily in the Sharpslown scandals. lie was senlrjiced Jan. 23, 1073 to three concurrent terms in prison and fined a total of on three counts of ein- The Amarillo .federal, court said today lhat.Osprii) asked 'to be allowed to surrender lo Arizona' prison officials by June 3 and he lurneil him.self 'in at the federal'courthouse in The charge against Osorio was of from the National Life Employes' Fund and using.il to'bliy inflated National Bankers Life .Insur- ance Co.; (NBL) slock. Osorio .on May 30 asked U.S. District !Court Judge H a 1 Mroodward for a slay of execu- tion of his sentence. This Woodward denied. Osorio fol- Broorn Fire Fills Jail yith Smoke A burning broom was cause for excitement at .the Taylor County jail Thursday night as it filled the basehicnl and first floor with smoke.and brought Abilene firemen on the run. Located in the pipe chase (which houses water and sew- er the broom was ap- parently set on fire by a boy in .the juvenile section of the jail and dropped down the chase shaft, deputy Jim "Bat f don't know how he got a hold of the he added. As a precautionary men- sure, officers from the Abilene police deparlment were sent, to help guard Ihe prisoners, but none of the 61 inmates had lo be moved, .Art investigation is still bc- by Fire Marshall l.cn Blackwood. lowed this by.asking to report to Arizona officers. Osorio in other trials' ..was acquitted -of several charges. Some of the smaller figures in the Sharpstown scandals have been sentenced to prison and others were'put on proba- tion. Frank Sharp, pointed .to in several hearings as the man who started the.scandals, re- ceived a three-year probated prison term which lawyers for other defendants have claimed was a tradeout with .federal prosecutors for immunity so he would testify against other defendants. But he did not add 'materially lo previous evi- dence iii his court appear- ances. The Securities and Ex1- change Commission (SEC) al- leged in a civil action that Sharp, heart of the Sharpstown State Bank of Houston, sought state banking legislation." The agency alleged Sharp was angry at federal banking regulations and wanted the legislature to superceele' iKeni. To do this, Ihe SEC, said Sharp allowed Icgislalors and other public officials lo buy NBL stock on poor collateral and then manipulated it up- ward, allowing the officials to make quick profit. A slagnant weather .situation niay 'cause Abilene .to simmer for a few days in' above gree. heat, forecasters at the'Nn.- (ional said Fri- days- 'The .hoi and dry weekend sliould be caused by the lack-.of significant low systems nsuallyi issocialcj with storms, forecaster jerry O'Bryant- explained. large! high .pressure sys- terns in the' central portion of the nation -have: apparently calmed weather conditions for a while in Texas, and caused the "death" of a cold front lo the northwest. :0'Bryant said the front, has become so disorganized -Ihat it probably not re-form. He said there should be "no change in the next'few days lei- sure." Abilene's only chance for rain during this period will be from isolated thundershowers created by the heat, O'Bryant said.-' Amusements Business Mirror 5A 5C Classified I-8D Comics' 9C Editorials -4A Horoscope 56 Hcspilol Palienls. 8D Obiluaries 8A MC To Ycur 8B Travel 6-76 TV Loa AC TV Scout 6C Women's Newi 1-.4B Knowland Debt Reported Owed at Suicide OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) William.K. Know and. former US; senator from owed more than to banks when he committed sui- cide in February, the execu- tors of his fcslftte have report- ed in'courl documents. The publisher of the Oak- land Tribune and former pow- er in the Republican party died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head Feb. 23. He was 65. The Los Angeles Times ajso reported today that interviews wilh associates revealed that Knowland, had feared for his .safely because of a rash of kidnapings of prominent pub- lic figures.- Documents filed in Alamcdn County Superior Court in connection with his will said most of the owed tii six Califonia banks, has since been repaid, largely through the sale of slocks that had been used as collateral for the The documents also include an evaluation of Knowlnnil's estate by Ihe accounting firm of O'Kecfc and Lalanne. Their March .15 report showed'that the estate of the man many- believed to be a millionaire had assets of and liabilities of Paul G. Manolis, a close friend of Knowland and the executor of Ihe will, said the excess of liabilities. Knbwiantl's financial situa- tion when he died is under dispute by JIauolis and the at- torney for Know-land's widow. W. Boies Jr., the.at- torney for Ann Dickson rriow- laml, said he has filed a docu- ment signed by the former senator six months before his death in which Knowland lisl-' cd his assets as in excess "I've got lo assume he wasn't Boies told the Los Angeles Times, which. published a story Thursday about Know-land's finances. In a slnlenient she gave the court, Mrs. said, "At no lime clurinir my con- versations with my. -husband: prior lo his death did he indi-i cate any financial distress or, insolvency of any'kind or lure." Mrs. Knowland was a j 38-year-old Las Vegas diver-; actress and mode when she married Knowland. in May 1972 after he was di- vorced from hi.s wife of 45 years. Manolis-said in a-statement filed wilh Ihe court May "The creditors' claims filed lo; dale show, lo some extent, the! manner in which Ann son Knowland contributed'.16; the insolvency _ Manolis lold the Times that- Knpwland's financial condition' had nothing lo do with' the: Tribune. He said ..Knowland: owned only: "around- cent'.' of the newspaper, which; is niri by a family, controlled; corporatiop. Knowland's annual salary at' the lime of his dealh was sjpplemenued with dividends and other the Times said. ;
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