Abilene Reporter News Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 63

About Abilene Reporter News

  • Publication Name: Abilene Reporter News
  • Location: Abilene, Texas
  • Pages Available: 844,884
  • Years Available: 1917 - 1977
Learn More About This Publication

About NewspaperArchive.com

  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Abilene Reporter News, June 22, 1970

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1970, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT OOTll YEAR, NO. 6 073-4271 ABILENE, 79604, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 22, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associated Pri-ss (IP) !lc 20c SUNDAY TAKING SHAPE The city's civic center is taking final Conn now. Architect James Whuclcr said Monday morning that it's probably about 75 per cent complete. Workers are putting the final finishes on the ceiling areas and several other areas. They ,-v will finish up the roof this week in some of the low-roof areas and creel the exterior wcathcnnf-slcc! "skin" around some of the concrete block. (Staff Photo by Don Blakley) Bv ELLIE RUCU.KH and HETTY GHISSOM How iVlqssy Calories In New Diet Drinks? Q. You said (fort since (lie cyclamate ban, inns! diet drinks now contain sugar ami arc mis-lanelcrt as In caloric content. ymi Id I us inpii liinv many calnrics arc in the new "cyclaimilc-fiTc" did drinks1.' A. Frcsca and Shasta did drinks slill contain no Frcsca lias u caloric 07.. (10 07.. bottle has 21i Shasta contains one caloric per ounce. Tab, and Diet Pepsi contain G calorics per ex. and all Ihrcc arc usually sold in in bottles which contain fid calorics. Diet Dr. Pepper has 2.fi calorics per so a II) oz. bottle I us about 2ii calorics per oz. which moans a 12 oz. can is somewhat less lliiin 72 culorics. Q. I iiolicnl Oslennaicr listed as one- nf Hie pnfmmeis for Hie Lipiz- ?.an Horse Show. My lasl name is Oslcr- maicr, I liavc relatives in Germany and I feel we arc related. Is lie from Austria or Ccrraanv? How can I in 'ouch with 11ns fellow? A. Jlr. Oslcrniaior is from Munich, Germany, his fallicr was Dr. Herman Oslcrnia'ier, if thai H licll. We talked with him by phone and lie doesn't think lie has any relatives in Tcxi.s, but would like io meet, another Oslcrmaier anyway. We've made arrangements for yon lo talk to him after HID Tuesday evening performance. Q. Alter siring tlm movie "To Hell and Hack" slarrinR Andic Jliu-pliy, I've become very inlprcsled in Inm. I'd IIKO (o know soinplnins about wliero lie is and what he's doing now and al wliat lime liu entered Hie service iliirins U'c war. Ynin- hero surfaced fie day we receivrtl jour letter, lie arrested m Burbank, Calif., for assault, alter an wilh a ISurbank (Ing trainer, apparently over (ho treatment of a fricm s dog He- entered the service .lime 20, lau. lie tried lo join the Marines and Hie infantry before this and both liirncd him (town because lie was 100 frail. He lalcr became America's mrst decorated soldier of World War 11. understand your interest in nim; 'ic's full of surprises. Q. I have several lops picrod by inv "rnmlmoHier many years ago Dial need" (o be quilled. Do yuu know of anvonc who would riii ilic for me' 1 wnuld lie. most Iiapjiy to pay 1i> have it done. Or iln you knmv of any quilling clnhs in wliidi I could learn lo myself? A Take pick; we found both. Our niiiUiim expert, Mrs. Iris will be happy to tcacli you lo as soon as she gels her berries jellied .as il's berry picking lime right now. J'honc her at In the meantime, should you decide to lake ilia easy way out we're mailing yon the name of a young lady (81 years young) who will mfe. the quilt for you. By PHILIP DOPOULOS ATHENS, Greece (AP) The "Stua of the nasilens" royal cr.lomiade where the ancient Greek Philosopher Socrates was tried on charges o[ corrnpling the youlli oi been unearthed, an archoologisl from Ilic American Schuol or Classi- cal Studios announced today. Prof. Theodore L. Shear of Princelon University in New Jersey poiulcd out the remains r.i" the Hiicicnt ruins lo newsmen al Hie excavated site, which lie idriilifi'jd as liie royal colonnade wiicre Souralcs was convicled in 390 B.C. by the Athenian Arcos- or .supreme council, lie was sentenced lo death by poi- soning as reported by Plalo, his close colleague. The remains rtn parallel to the ancient Greek agora, or market place, and Adrian's Way, named after the Roman emperor who conruierort and ruled Athens. Shear said the original build- ings in I he colonnade area were deslioyed by barbarian tribes in A.D. mid signaled the end of Hie great cily of Athens as known in ancient limes. lie said Ihat excavations be- gan last fall in the area and the ruins were "definitely identi- based on tlie writings of the ancient (Ionian travel writer Pausanias. "Thanks to Pausanias, who visited Allicns in the 2nd cen- tury A.D., wo have a detailed layout of the sloa and olher areas of the said Shear. The excavations are being paid for by a Ford Foundation grant. This is Hie case wilh most of Ihe diggins in the area. The huge market place which is adjacent lo the royal colon- nade area has b.ecn restored, also with Ford Foundation mon- ey. It lies in the shadow of Ihe Parthenon on the Acropolis. Sliear said that during the ex- cavations that began lasl [all, "D.OOQ years of Athenian history lias been charted [airly oxacl- ly." Two dedication sloncs lo Ilic god llcrnics slnod in one corner of Ihe royal colonnade, dedicat- ed by Greek kings who had llicir seals in adjoining buildings. The entire area was Ilic focal point of community life, encom- passing the market place, ad- ministrative center, Hie scene of social and intellectual activity and a place for games and festi- vals. Sliear said thai the royal co- lonnade "was an exciting find for students of archeology." BOMBING FOILED U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU mip. pg. 11A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (JO-milt Parity tofiifihl nrd TL-csdsy v.ilh a 73 per ccnl chance i-r nr.d Iwiiglil. loday 65-M, to.Y in ihe mid tth. ocl of IJ-.e rorlrieajl ril 5 la an 15 m.p.n. Hlph and for al a.m.: 63 HigS rird law far same period last vcjr: 105 73. Sjn'61 Fail r.'ghl: pm.; sunrijc a.m.; suntc! DBS MOINES, Iowa (AP) Police have credited a sliver of wood wilh saving Ihe lives of several police officers and by- slanders when it prevented a booby-lrcpped bomb from being Iriggei-cd. Detective Harold Morgensen sud the sliver, which fell in be- tween a clolbcspin and a larger block of wood intended (o trig- ger Ilic explosive, kept the bomb from going off when if was opened by patrolman Har- old Morton Sunday. Morion had been the lirsl offi- cer on Ihe scene after an anony- mous woman caller tipped (he police Itiat a package had ton Toy Pistol HEIfUJT, Lebanon (AP) A 30-year-old Albanian armed with a toy pislol hijacked a Pan American World Airways 707 jetliner to Cairo today, Egypt's Middle Kasl News Agency re- ported. The Cairo dispatch said thc'-c were 133 persons aboard Ihe flight, which originated in Uei- nal and was scheduled lo fly (o Home, Paris and New York. Pan American said earlier Ihe hijacker look over the. plane ail- cr it left Beirut and was over Ihe Mediterranean. That report Mid there were 114 passengcis on (he plane. The news agency report said all aboard Ihe .aircraft disem- barked safely in Cairo aflcr the plane came lo a slop al Ihe end of Die runway of Ihe Cairo Inter- national Airport. The dispatch gave this ac- count: i The hijacker .at Cairo rammed his pislol into the back of Capl. John Burn, the pilot, and ordered everyone lo stand ciear. A few minutes later he got off and surrendered lo security men. It was only then that it be- came apparent the weapon was a toy. The Albanian, whose name was not given, was booked to fly from Beirut lo Rome Ihe agency said. H was the second jetliner hi- jacked in Ihe Middle East wilh- in 21 hours. Two Iranian law students and Ihe 12-year-old brother of one of them diverted a Boeing 727 of tlie Iranian N'a- lional Airlines lo Baghdad, Iraq, on Sunday and asked for politi- cal asylum. The plane and ils 83 passengers returned laler lo Tehran, Iran's capital, cuadoi President Acts placed under a concrete pedes- trian overpass on Hie DCS Moincs freeway near Ilic heart of the city by "a suspicious hip- pic-lype person." Morton found a tool box under Hie overpass and opened it. Then he lifted out a Iry. which Morgcnson said should have triggered the mechanism, and beneath il found Iwo sticks of high-powered dynaimic. Detective Sgt. Nay Slcincr said the box also contained nuts and bolls, making it a potential- ly dangerous fragmentation bomb. Police said Iowa Highway Pa- trol Sgl. Jack Moore, a bomb cxpcrl, and DCS lloines police- man Frank Murray cut the wires, Ihcn look Ihe bomb oul o[ the city and dismantled it com- pletely. Sleincr speculated Ihe anony- mous lip might have been in- tended only to hire jwlicemen inlo a trap. was nothing in the area Ihat anyone would wanl lo blow he said, "b.if il's for certain a lol of policemen would have been killed had Hie booby- trap worked." The incident was Ihe third in Ihe cily and the fourth in Iowa in the lasl six weeks involving dynamite. NEWS INDEX Amusements 12B Bridge................8A Classified 9-12B Comics 5B Horoscope 9A HcspiKil Polienls 1 1A Obituaries 2A 'Spcr-ls.........I4-14A Tn Your Good Heollh 6B TV .toq 5A Women's News 3B QUITO, Ecuador (AIM President Jose Velas'o Ibarra Icok dictatorial powers Sunday night aflcr a week of street fighting between students of Quito's Central University and police. Some fighting wiis re- ported on (be campus early to- day, and shooting could be heard there through the night. The official reason for the takeover was an imminent Su- premo Court ruling declaring presidential lax decrees uncon- stitutional, lint observers be- lieved the real reason was the student "rebellion" against the government. Vclasco Ibarra's assumption of dictatorial powers was said lo have the full support of Ibc mili- tary, and il was bclie-vcd the real strongman in the new dic- tatorial regime is Ihe presi- dent's nephew Defense Minister Jorge Acosla Velasco. The army launched a sweep- ing roundup nf leftist leaders, and paratroopers occupied the campuses of colleges throughout the nation of 5.0 million. One of Hie leftisl leaders ordered ar- rested was Vice President Zavala Baquerizo, whose where- abouts were nol known. Among Iliose iim'sled was Manuel Aguiire, the rector of Central University. Two days ago, Aguirre led some students in a meeting on the university's campus to protest, the Icrrorisl bombing of the uni- versity printing shop. Aguirre and the students mainlainwl that army paratroopers were responsible for the attack. Velasco Ibarra is 77, and it was generally believed .dial his nephew, Defense Minister Jorge Acosla Velasco, was Ihe archi- Icel of the coup. However, all members of (lie cabincl rciwrl- cdly approved il, along willi Ihe military leaders. Vcliisco Ibarra was elected lo a four-year term in lie hud been prcsidenl four limes before Damage Heavy In Perryion Fire PKRHYTON, Tex. (AP) A [ire that caused damages malcd at lo Ihrealoned parl of Ihe down- town area of tins Texas Pan- handle lown loday. Firemen from neighboring Spearman and Booker, and Lib- eral, Kan., helped Perryion fire- fighters battle (he blaze. Police Chief Hob Doffer said two buildings were destroyed, a small department store and an appliance store. Two other busi- nesses received heavy damage. The fire broke ont about a.m. and was lapped out several hours later. Firemen said (he blaze appar- ently started in an appliance store. Cause of Ihe fire was not de- termined al oucc. Firemen from Liberal crossed the narrow finger of the Okla- homa Panhandle to assist. Lib- beral is about 35 miles from Pcrryton. but had only one of Ihosc lernis. He returned from exile in I9U8 to campaign for Ins fifth term. Two weeks ago, (tie president issued four economic decrees levying new Inxcs. lie learned over the weekend that Ihe .Su- preme Court preparing lo rule Ilic decrees unconstitu- tional on the ground ihiit only Congress could levy taxes, and on Sunday night the president resigned, saying in view of the impending court decree he did not wish to continue in office. tlic High Command refused to accept tlie resignation and in- stead urged him to lake full powers. from Guayaquil said the garrison there for a time op- posed the coup bill lalcr joined in support of il. SIX-YEAR-OLD WILL he met President, oilier figures (AP Wirepholo) DETROIT (API Liltlc Will Caldwell, whose of meci- ing President Nixon and olher national figures came true dur- ing bis nine-monlh fight with cancer, lias died al age C. "He was the bravest litlle boy that ever said his father, llcrbcrl. Death came at the Caldwell home Sunday. Caldwell, a service station up- eralor, said he decided to make every day a Christmas for Will when doctors amputated the boy's righl leg last October cause of bane cancer. "I figured Ilial we would give him Christmas before Clirisl- mas got here. The doctors said Will would be dead by then. The bravcsl kid you could imagine stretched il oul lu six more months." Will got to meet many gover- nors, irayors, senators and as- Ironauls. lie also gol to ride a gianl 747 jel and to go (o Dis- neyland and England, (lie father said. The Caldwclls took Will lo Ihe While House Nov. 16 to meet Prcsidenl Nixon. "Mr. called us on the phone and invited Will lo Hie Wliilc recalled Cald- well. don't know how he knew about Will. I liked lo have iiad a fit when I answered the phone. I started crying." Caldwell said from last Sep- tember, when they learned Will had cancer, unlil his dealh the Ixiy's weight dropped from BO lo pounds and shortly before he died Will said he was very tired. Survivors include Ihe parents; two brothers, Herbert Jr., 7, Fritz, 4; and a sisler, Sharon 5. Mayflower's Sailing Dafre Ignored by U.S. Tourists SCIiOOIlY, England (AP) This village, populalion 315, was moaning loday that after spend- ing lo atlract American tourists here this summer, only 40 have shown up. Pilgrim William Brcwslcr formed his band of Mayflower separatists in Sironby, and claborale plans were made lo welcome Americans on the aVllh anniversary of Inc May- flower's tailing lo America. Bui Ihe only Americans who have come to Ibis railway and mining area of Nottinghamshire have been family groups on their svay lo somewhere else. Leslie Nicholson, chair- man of (he village's Mayflower commillec said: "I guess Ihe Americans think il rains loo much in England in spring and early summer. They may be coming lalcr, bill seems out of the question." All through the winter, Scroo- by villagers held church hall functions lo raise I heir May- flower fund. The money went to scl np a souvenir shop, an exhi- bition of relics of Brewslcr's era and for open air allraclions. Anolher Knglish town with similar problems is TCoslon, Lin- coln-shire, whose council spcnl lo lure Americans lo visil their town, with broc- hures, post cards and transat- lantic advertising. So far fewer than 200 Americans have come lo Ihe fishing and farming port of people where Brows- tcr's band failed in a pre-May- flower allempl lo reach Holland and religious freedom. fiul Ihe English Hoslonians don't blame the weather for llicir misfortune. The boss o[ Ihe town's information office, retired bank manager Frank. Rcdslon, has another theory: "I Ihink Ihe slock niarkel crisis in Ihe Unilcd Stales stopped many people from taking their holi- days." 'f flLACKWELL Searchers were dragging the south side of Oak Creek Lake Monday seeking the body of Melvin Tickle, 34, of Odessa, who drowsed in the lake Sunday afternoon. Aaron Wells of the Oak Creek lake patrol said that Tickle was fishing on the lake when he slood up in the boat and fell oul, A companion with Tickle, who was unable to operate the motor on the boat, said that Tickle tried to swim lo the boat, then went under. After Ihe boat drifted lo shore the companion notified authorities of the drowning. Tha Abilene and San Angclo Emergency Corps went to the lake and, wilh volunteers from Swcehvalcr, KaUingor a n d surrounding (owns and l.iw enforcement officers, slartcd dragging operations which continued until 3 a.m. Monday and started again at 6 am. The scene of the drowning was on the south side of Ihe lake near Spoilsmen's Lodge. Market Lower William c. Ward NEW YORK (AP) The slock market opened lower to- day in moderate trading. l.oscrs led advancing issues 2 lo 1. ;