Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1974, Abilene, Texas
"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 33RD YEAR, NO. 365 PHONE 673-4271 ABILEIS'E, TEXAS, 79604, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 17, PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS Aisor.iated Prest Girls Hoist Victory Flag In Scout Equality Battle Blast Rocks Parliament By HUGH MORGAN Associated Press Writer MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. A battle for equality has ended with a troop of Girl Souts hoisting (lie flag at Fort Mackinac. For the first time in 40 years a. Girl 'Scout unit re- lieved Boy Scouts for a week of marching, doing chores and patrolling the historic grounds. "Girls are equal. We don't look like hoys, but we can do Uie same 15- year-old Julie Henkfin. senior patrol leadev of Ann Arbor Cadette Troop No. 464 Doris Ponilz of Ann Arbor, adult leader of the Girl Seoul' unit, said the young women practiced marching despite Die rain -Saturday to make sure Sunday's flag-raising cer- emonies went smoothly. "Things went so well that I really had a lump ill my she said. Since 193-1, Boy Scout Iroops have alternated the weekly summer duties on Ihe island in Lake Huron. Pressure by Girl Scout Iroops and an appeal by Helen MillUien, wife of Michigan Gov. William G. Milliken, per- suaded Ihe Mackinac Island Slate Park Commission lo place two Girl Scout units on ilie weekly summer duty ros- ter. The women from Ann Arbor arrived Saturday, and immediately eliminated Ihe first vestige.-of all-male tradition; They covered the word "Boy" in a sign that read "Boy Scout Barracks." Their caretaker duties began Sun- day. Jill Anderson, 13, of Ann Ar- bor, played the bugle for the Iroops' initial (lag-raising ceremonies. The scouts assist profession- al guides, who dress in I8th ccnlury coslumes and explain the fort's history to tourists. Miss Anderson said the Girl Scout troop "wouldn't be here right now" if it were not for the women's liberation move- ment. By JAMKS R. PKIPERT Associated Press Writer LONDON (AP) A bomb believed set by Irish terrorisls exploded in an annex of the House of Commons during Ihe morning rush hour today, sel- ling Parliament on lire and injuring 11 persons, officials said. .There was considerable damage io Westminster Hall, oldest of Ihe buildings in West- minster Palace, which houses Parliament. It was the first such attack since Guy Fawkes' abortive gunpowder bomb plot in 1604. As part of a fioman Catholic plot against the Protestant King James 1, a band o[ con- spirators decided to blow up Ihe House of Commons when Ihe king went there to open a session. Barrels of gunpowder were stored in Ihe. building's cel- lars and Fawkes was supposed lo set them off. Bui the au- thorities were lipped off lo the plot, searched the cellars and found Fawkes. Shortly before today's explo- sion a man with an Irish ac- cent telephoned the Press Br BLUE RUCKEK Uncle Joe Drink Gone, But Bottles Hot Items Q. Wasn't there a soft drink back In the early 19311s called Uncle Joe? And Wisi't (here an Aunt Jane drink, also a peach-flavored drink? Nobody I know remembers them, am 1 dreaming'.' A. Mo, your memory's in top notch condi- tion. Uncle Joe Bottling Company in Foil Worth, starting in 1889, had an Uncle Joe grape drink and an Aunt Ida lemon-lime. The company still exists under the same name only now it handles nationally-known brands like Pepsi-Cola and Hires Hoot Bter. Joe Glazer originated the drink and trie botlling company. He named one drink after himself, another for his wife Ida. The com- pany is operated by Iheir sons Willard, Mar- vin and Yal6. Marvin Glazer docs remem- ber a peach-flavored drink hut can'l recall Ihe name. Uncle Joe and Aunt Ida boltlcs are hoi items willi the antique bollle collec- tors, selling for anywhere from lo f3 apiece-. 0. Do I need a huildlng permit to pour it cement slab for a pallo behind my house? A. Nol unless you're going lo cover the patio, then you need a building permit. Q. How soon can the city council get around to reslrooni repairs at Rose Park? II (hat original work was on lowest bids which resulted In obsolete facilities. Hopefully better equipment uill be pat in and soon, [or summer runtime Is here and kids need rest- rooms. A. City Parks and Kecreation Director Bill Bcaird understands your displeasure; in fact, he's probably angrier Ihan you. Three weeks ago vandals broke inlp the main resl- room, destroyed all Ihe fixtures in both men's and women's sides. Fixtures were ordered (he ncxl day but Hie facility had to be locked up until replacement arrive. Beaird said he Iriod to buy them from an- other cily, failed Iherc, so now all he can do is wait for the replacement. This lillle ad of vandalism cosl city taxpayers around Q. I bought some lircs al Leonard's Aulo Center on Barrow SI. The (ires went bad on me so I look them back only lo discover Ihe store was ou( of business and somebody (old me it had been sold lo another ootfil. I bought another sel of (ires but I'd like some kind of adjustment en the first set. Who and where would I write about it? A. Leonard's is still owned by the Tandy and the best way to handle this is a Idler lo Leonard's Aulo Center in care of Dan Collins, PO Box IM8S, Fort Worth 76118. We've explained yonr dilemma lo him but before he can lake any aclion tic. needs a letter from you wilh details including a photostalic copy of the guarantee and the sales slip. You'll probably wind up shipping him the lires, since he says he has lo see them, loo. Q. I've becm gdng arauid hi circles trylig Hid stmeone eai ccver skces, I Micd covered fw a daicc aid quick. A. If you'll send us yonr address or phone number we'll give you the name of the only person we know here that covers shoes. This lady has all' the business she can handle right now and pleaded thai we nol print her name in Ihe paper. The lady charges a pair since il's a full day's work, sometimes even 'a day and a half. She'll work with printed or thin fabric like gingham, dolled Swiss, etc. bul no knits or heavy wool. Convicted Killer Shot Captured COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) A convicted killer who left prison last month on k four-hour social pass. was- shot and captured after police say he seized three vehicles and a total of five persons Sunday. Carl C. Bowles, 33, was shot in the stomach by il policeman, as he stood knee-deep in Ihe Spokane River near this north- ern Idaho town. He in critical condition loday after undergoing hours 'of sur- gery. Bowles had been Ihe subject, of a two-si ale search since he. lell Ihe Oregon Stalfc Peniten- tiary May 17 under a tempo- rary leave program for-in-' mates and visited a woman at a motel in Salem, Ore. Harry Button, chief criminal, investigator for Ihe Kootenai County sheriff's office, said Bowles was charged Sunday with escape and faced other possible charges. Button said Bowles seized a mobile home, a car and a mo- torcycle Sunday and forced a total of five persons lo accom- pany him in his bid for fiee- doni- All were released unharmed although an elderly couple WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT Of COMMERCE NiliWWI WMlftfr SttV'ltt Pf. ABILENE AMD VICINITY US-mile radius) "Clror to parity cloudy hot afternoon! cfid mild nfghls through Tuesday. Wfr-di soultiefly mnn. Hicti this offernoon and Tuesday Ifler- noon, mldSOs flruj the Ionian! mid- Hlgti ana low for It hBun tnding t c.m.: 91 ard 73. High ond lew same last yean M ana 67. Sunrise Today: suriKt tonichl: J-J3 Sunrise were "slapped around a another deputy said. One of the five, Gary Wras- pir of Post Falls, Idaho, said he and his father, Arthur, were driving along Ihe high- way and found Iheir passage blocked by a camper. "We could see there was a fight, going on said Wras- pir, M. The Wraspirs started toward Ihe camper to see if they could help, and a. man with a gun emerged. The gunmen forced Ihe .Wraspirs back in Iheir car, joined Ihem and lold them to drive on. Wraspir said the gunman finally told him lo stop the car, and he and his father got out. The gunman continued on, and later crashed Ihe car into a tele- phone pole, Wraspir said. "I can. sny one W r a s p i r commented lalciv "I'm not going lo help any- body along the road again." Police, meanwhile, were pursuing Bowles and cauglil up wilh him al the river. "We'd lose him once in a while, [lien pick him up said Jim Guy, tile po- lice sergeant who shol Bowles. Guy, 34, has been a law en- forcement officer fo.r almost seven years. He had never shol anyone before. "I can't even shoot a sick dog, lei alone a human Guy said. "Bpt when a man is standing there wilh a gun pointed at you, you've got to do somelhing." Before his escape, liowlcs was serving two concurrent life lemis stemming from a similar violent spree in 1965 in Nevada. Pictures, I'g. IDA Association, Britain's domes- tic news agency, to warn lhat a bomb would RO off in the House of Commons in six min- Utsc, A police spokesman said the bomb fractured a gas niiijn and staricd a fire that sent flames shooting high 'above the Mlh century St. Stephen's Chapel, near Westminster Hall. Dense smoke enveloped Big Ben for a lime. The police said Ihe bomb went off near a ground-floor canteen adjacent lo Ihe hall. Westminster Hull, built in is oldest part of the palace mid was originally the seat of Britain's highest court. U was the scene of the Irial of Charles I, of coronation feasts and debates of early parlia- monls, It also is the place where Britain's sovereigns lie in stale after death. Windows al (he front of the hall were blown out, but Ihe giant staiMd-glass windows al the oilier end appeared undam- aged. 11 o w eve v, il was feared Ihere was considerable damage lo Ihe hall's unique 13lh century limber roof. More ihan a dozen fire en- gines fonglil Ihe blaze as hundreds of persons slopped on Iheir way lo work to watch. The fire was reported under control aii hour afler the bomb blast. One police explosives export lold ,i member of Commons Ihal Ihe bomb container! be- tween 15 and 20 pounds of ex- plosive male-rial. Members of Parliament stood in pools of water amid a tangle of fire hoses and gazed in dismay at Ihe fire damage. David Steel, a member of Commons from Ihe Liberal party, Silid there has been concern tor some lime about security for Ihe I'nlace of Westminster. "This is a very difficult building tu protect bcciwse there arc so many lie said. Afler Ihe police quick- ly sel up patrols around build- ings in Whitehall, the chief concentration of government offic-cs, and al .Scotland Yard.. All vehicles in Ihc area also were checked'. In March l'Ji3, a scrics'of car bombs planted outside government buildings tn Lon- don injured more than 200 per- sons. They were planted by a squad from Ihe Provisional wjpg of; Republican Army.1 the guerrilla is fighting to drive Britain out of Northern'Ireland and-iinite il .Yi'lthMhE-ltishlRepviblic. Winner by a Whisker Jay Nestle, right, oC Broomfield, Colo., took lop honors in Suiitlay's International Father's Mustache Competition in Baltimore, Mel. Neslle's well waxed 24-inch mustache him Ihe honor and the trophy. Last year's winner Ed Hook Sr., left, of Woodlawn, Aid., poses with Nestle. (AP Wirepholo) Top Court Refuses Kerner Review WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court loday refused to review Ihe bribery convic. lion of former Illinois Gov. Otto Kerner Jr. and his argu- ment Ihal he could nol be in- dicted while silling as a feder- al judge. The court declined without comment to interfere with Hie Achievement Test Thefts Bring Out Best and Worst NEW YORK (AP) Slate officials say Ihe theft and sale of answers lo a number of statewide achievement lests is bringing oul the bcsl and Ihe worsl in some high school pu- pils. The exams were lo be given Ihis week lo aboul iludenls. A seventh so-called "Re- gents" lest was scrapped over Ihe weekend because of warn- ing calls, bul reports about an cighlh tesl were discounled. An MhKatiM department spokesman said the pupils have kept telephone lines busy at stale offices and also called local news media with claims both legitimate and bogus that they had Ihe answers lo the two additional tests. Four tests were cancelled and Iwo postponed for rewriting laslweek. Station WNEW-TV told of hearing from a Queens girl who had been offered the math answers but didn't have Ihe asking price ot or WCBS-TV lold a college slu- dent who got access lo Ihe geomelry answers, obtained :i set.for his sisler and only then called the slalion. Nei- ther the girl nor Ihe student was identified. The newly cancelled lest was in geomelry for 10th graders. Calls aboul an lllh grade social sludies lest, on Ihe other hand, were deemed unreliable, and il remained on the schedule. The scandal broke Friday, when Brooklyn DLsl. Ally. Eu- gene Gold announced that the answers lo the firsl six tests had been stolen from a private school in Brooklyn and crib sheets were sold for prices ranging Irom 50 cents lo a lest. On Sunday Arnold Bloom, director of public information for the stale Education De- partment, said Hie geamelry answers were "probably ob- laincd by llic same bunch" who stole Hie oilier six. The exams arc adminislercd by (he slate Board of Ifcgents as the basis for awarding Ihe state's liighesl academic di- ploma. Pressure lo do well on the exams has traditionally been high for college-bound slu- rtenls in the slate, and this is the first time in Ihe SB-year history of the tests Ihe schedule has been changed. Bloom said high school pu- were volunteering "crib sheels" lo television stations and newspapers as well as state officials. He said the geomelry an- swers "appeared lo be aiilhen- bul the few Icleplione culls about Ihe social studies lesl contained "sonic viglil and some wrong answers Most of Ihc calls were from crackpots." The theory behind Ihc calls about the social sin- dies seemed to be that enough complaints accurale or not vinuld gel the Icsl can- celled, llloom said. decision of Ihe U.S. Circuit Court in Chicago upholding; the convictions of Kerner and Thoedore .1. Isaacs, former Il- linois director of revenue. Jus- lice Tlinrgood Marshall look no part in the case. liolh Kerner and Isaacs had appealed Ihe conviction, Kerner argued in part thai Ihe Constitution prohibits the indictment and trial of a fed- eral judge prior to his remov- al Irom office by impeach- ment. "Prosecution of a federal judge operates to remove him from Ihe bench in all ways but in name only, is an unwar- ranted incursion hv Ihe cxeni- live of judicial independence, and violates Hie intention nf the framcrs (of the Conslitu- lion) lo immunize the judici- ary from interference by oilier Kcrncr's attorneys argued in Iheir petilion. Govern in c n t attorneys argued Ihal "there is no con- stitutional bar on the criminal p r ose cu I io n of a federal judge" and "no merit lo the suggestion thai conviclion of a c- r i in c is constilnlionally cquivalcnt to removal from of- fice." Kernel1 and Isaacs More tound guilty to conspiracy, bribery, mail fraud, lax eva- sion and filing false liix re- liirns. Kerner was also con- victcd nf pei-jiify before gram! jury and making false slalcmenls lo agents of the In- ternal Revenue Service. The government charged Ihal Kerner and Isaacs re- ceived race Irack stock al re- duced prices as an incentive lo ensure favorable racing dales and oilier beneficial licalmenl. Kerner was named a federal appeals judge aflci- serving as govcrnor. lie was indicted in 1971. Private School Decision Upheld AHS Friendship Is International Two Abilene High School girls have formed friend- ship which began an Abi- lene-Finland cycle. One is a Finland native and the other is an Abilenian who will spend two months in Finland this summer. See slory page IB. Amusements............. 4D Business Mirror Bridtqc 8A 8A Classified 3-8C 6B Fdiloriols Horoscopr Hosoitol Patients Oliiluaricv Socrls To Your Good Hcollh TV 4A 7D 3A ___ 8B 1 -2 8C 2A "TV Sccul Women's N'cws 3B WASHINGTON fAl't -The Supreme Court loday affirmed a lower court decision invali- dating a New .Jersey law prov- iding reimbursement lo par- ents of children in private schools for purchase of secu- lar textbooks and supplies. The Supreme Court let stand a ruling by a three-judge U.S. District Court panel lhat the law was unconslitutional be- cause it violated the separa- tion of church and stale. Chief Juslicc Warren K. iiurftcr and Justices Ryrau U. White and William II. llohnqu- isl said Ihe Supreme Courl should have heard Ihc ca.sc. four justices must vole In hear a case before il is put on the .Supreme Court's calendar. Since 1870. the Supreme Court has struck down seven Male laws providing financial aid lo private schools or the parents of private school stu- dents. However, in 19G8 il up- held a New York program permit-ting loan of public school lexlhooks lo piivale schools. Attorneys for New Jersey Education Commissioner Carl L. Marburgcr contended on that the New Jersey lasv was subslanlially similar lo the leslbook loan law and different from (lie measures recently ruled unconstitu- tional. "The Jersey legislature was noi atlcmpling to estab- lish a Ihcy suicl. "The New Jersey legislature was and is. concerned vitally with the education of all ils citizens, nol wilh chuvclies and religions problems."