Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1970, Abilene, Texas
ije Abilene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 90TH. YEAR, NO. 13 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 20, 1970 PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS Associated Prt-M ICc SUNDAY Ground Troops Exit Cambodia ON FIRING. LINE A U.S. cavalryman holds a 105mm howit- zer shell as lie wails for it to be fired by gun, at vight, covering the withdrawal of American troops from Cambodia. The ac- tion took place at Firebase Bronco, 17 miles inside Cambodia. The Firebase was dismantled and destroyed before being abandoned by the Americans, who were returning to South Vietnam to meet the June 30 withdrawal deadline for U.S.' troops in Cambodia. (AP Wirephoto) Trooper Dead in Tangled Chain of Events 'ATiDMORE, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma Highway Palrol shot to death late Sunday night on U.S. 70 about 10 miles west of here. Following a tangled chain nf events thai included a kidnap- ing and lasted into Hie early flours nf the morning, two men were in custody and another man was dead of apparently self-inflicted wounds. Dist. Ally. Burke Mordy said charges would be tiled against one man this morning. The oth- er was being held as a mater- ial witness, Mordy said. The slain trooper was How- ard M. Crumley, 35, of Heald- lon. A motorist discovered Crum- ley's body beside Ihe road just before midnight and telephoned Highway Palrol headquarters in Duranl. The caller said Ihe patrol car was parked on Ihe south side of U.S. 70, headed east. He said the car's headlights and red light were turned on, and Crum- ley's body was in a ditch. The trooper was dead on ar- rival at Ardmore Memorial Hos- pital wilh two gunshot wounds in the head. Authorities said Crumley apparently was killed wilh his own service revolver. Approximately one hour after Crumley's bcdy was discovered. Murdy said, two men kidnaped Charles Walters 22, and his sis- Icr China K. Hunley about 30, from their home four miles east of Ardmore. One of the men was Raymond M. Wilkinson, 26, Rush Springs. the men forced the brother and sister lo drive Ihem away in the kidnaped pair's car. The men's car later was found about 50 yards from the home, where it apparently had run out of gas or had broken down. "One or two or three people remained at Lhc home when the brolher and sister were kid- Violence Subsides In North Ireland By COLIN FROST Associated Press Writer BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) Violence subsided in Northern Ireland loday. Brit- ain's Cabinet went into emer- gency session in London and de- fense officials there moved lo dispalch even more troops lo help slop religious fighting. The dealh today in a hospital of a man brought to six the toll of dead from lighting between Roman Catholics and Protcs- (anls over Ihe weekend. More lhan 200 other persons have been injured. Soldiers with orders lo shoot armed civilians on sighl pa- trolled rubble-strewn sections of Belfast. Violence developed in (he in- Local Drowning Victim on Trip ACWORTH. Ga. (AP) A vacation trip for Mr. and Mrs. Carl Chilrts of Abilene, Tex., has ended wilh the drowning of their 6-year-old son, Jimmy, in Lake Allatoona near this Northwest Georgia town, A spokesman for the Cobb County civil defense unit said Ihe Childs family was on a va- cation trip when they stopped at a roadside park near the lake Friday night to eat a picnic sup- per. They discovered Ihe boy was missing a short time later. The civil defense spokesman said the child's body was found Saturday. The only address available for the Childs family Monday morn- ing was general delivery, Abi- lene. dependent Irish Republic in the south when Irish raiders threw gasoline bombs into Ilrilish rail- road offices and a British veter- ans' organization building in Cork. That republic's foreign minis- ter Patrick Killer, new to Lon- don lo discuss Ihe crisis wilh the. British foreign secretary, Sir Alec Douglas-Home. There was considerably less violence Sunday night as the Brilish government rushed more troops in and emergency measures were proclaimed. An- oilier 40 persons were injured in streel fighls, an explosion slarl- cd a fire al an oil depot, but only one shooting was reported shotgun blast lhal wounded two soldiers slighlly. Police reported all quiet by 4 a.m. Violence began Friday night over the jailing of Bcrnadetle Devlin, the fiery young Roman Catholic leader sentenced to six monlhs in prison for leading anti-Protestant riots last sum- mer. The bloodiest loll came in 12 hours of fighting Saturday night as Catholics and Protes- lanls fought each other and Ihe steel-hclmeted Iroops wilh rocks, bollles and gasoline bombs, and troops and snipers exchanged gunfire. Five civil- ians were killed and ]6l civil- ians and soldiers were injured. NEWS INDEX. Arnusemenls 6B Bridge 3C Closiilicd.....-......4-7D 3D Ediiorids............. 2D Horoscope.............9C Hoipitol Polionts 9A. Obituaries 2A Spoils 6-8C To Your Good Health------9C TV Log...............5C Women's Decorum Marks Panther Trial JERSEY CITY, N. J ffl In an age when Irial by jury can become guerrilla Ihealcr, three conservatively dressed Black Panlhcrs have been defending themselves wilhout fanfare on a charge of shooting up a police station here. It is a defense marked by decorum at a five-monlh trial that is expected lo go to Ihe all white jury this week. Each day the defendants, arrive in Hudson County Court wearing sport jackets and tics and sil quietly listening to Ihe testimony. Only once, when reprimanding an attorney, had judge Edward F. Ilammil used his gavel. The defendants arc Charles Hicks, Victor Perez and Isaiah Rowley, a top Panther organizer in New Jersey. The stale has accused lliem ot firing more than 20 machine gun rounds inlo Jersey City's 5lh Precinct house on Nov. 20, Several Panlhers wanted lo use Ihe (rial for political publicity, but defense attorney Raymond A. Brown, a Negro, said "no." Rrown, considered one of the best defense attorneys in Ihe stale, threatened lo remove himself from the case if associates of the defendants dcmonslralcd said Mordy. "They got (he word to police somehow, along wilh a description of the car." Mordy said Ihe men forced the pair lo drive them around for about 30 minutes, Ihen lei Wallers out of the car. Mrs. Hunley continued lo drive in the lake Murray area. "Within an hour after Wal- ters was let oul Ray Winkinson sustained a gunshot wound to the Mordy said. "Wo are invesligaling as lo wheth- er Ihe wound was self-inflicted." Mordy said the other man then forced Mrs. Hur.ley lo drive him to Ardmorc Memorial Hospital. Raymond Wilkinson was dead on arrival there. Mrs. Hunley Ihcn was direct- ed lo drive the remaining man to a house 10 miles cast ol Ardmorc. "He lold her to let him out and go on, which sire said Mordy. A security patrolman, John- ny Camp, had spotted the car containing Mrs. Hunley and the man at a service slalion near Ardmore. He followed the car and saw the man get oul at the house, lie talked lo Mrs. Hun- ley and relayed her slory to po- lice. Carter Counly officers, Ard- morc police and highway Pa- lrol troopers Ihcn surrounded the house and arrested [he two men without incident. Crumley was the sixlli High- way Patrolman lo die in the line of duly since the patrol was formed in July, 1337. He was a graduate of the 1565 Patrol School. Crumley is survived by his widow and children. "We know that Ihe patrol- man slopped Iticsc ITO indi- said Mordy. "Exact- ly what for we do not know yet. Thai's part of our investi- galion." By RICHARD I'YLE Associated 1'ress Writer SAIGON (AP) The last American combat troops in Cambodia pulled back into South Vietnam this afternoon, in effect completing Ihe U.S. with- drawal one day ahead ot Prcsi- rtrat Mxon's deadline. Slill in Cambodia bill scheduled lo Jeave by midnight Tuesday were a handful of American ad- visers to sonic of the South Vielnamese troops also stiil there. Although these Americans also are being pulled mil, the South Vietnamese will keep forces beyond Hie border for an indefinite period lo bol- ster the shaky government ol Premier Nol. Only very light contact was reported as the lasl mud-caked men of (he 1st Air Cavalry Division walked or flew across tlie border north of Saigon, clos- ing out the 60-day drive inlo en- emy munilions and supply dumps that Nixon has called the "most successful" operation ol Ihe Vietnam war. Meanwhile, Premier Lon Nol ol Cambodia said in Plmnm Penh lhat he hoped Nixon would send U. S. troops back inlo his country if his government's mil- itary situation deteriorated fur- Iher. Nol made clear at a news conference lhat U.S. air forces have been giving tactical air support lo Cambodian ground troops and said Ihe Pentagon had assured him this would con- tinue alter June 30. Short Trial Is Predicted For 'Cowboy' By TOM PORTER Reporter-News Stale Editor BROWNWOOD Questioning of jurors in the trial of "Midnight ccademy award -winning film of 1969, began shortly before 10 a.m. Monday in Hie Brown Counly Court room. Before the jury selection began, Counly Judge William 0. Breedlove overruled t w o motions: One, was lo squash Ihe subpoena in Ihe name of Paul E. Cornwell of Oklahoma, Western divisional manager of Video Theaters, Inc. The second million was Ihe quash information in the case- Defense attorneys withdrew a portion of the motion concerning Cornell's subpoena, that portion calling for a continuance in Ihe case. In his early remarks lo prospective jurors, Judge Breedlove said only six would be chosen lo serve. He said Ihey would not be kept overnight except during deliberation. In answer lo one juror who sa'd he had out of town meetings July 6, and would like to be excused by then, Judge Breedlove said, "Two days is as long as we're going to be, maybe one half day, I don'l know." The jury chosen will decide whether the award winning film is obscene. Floyd Allrcd, manager o[ the Bluffvue Drive- in, was arrested May 15 and charged wilh "exhibit of obscene material." U.S. officials conlend that all U.S. air allacks in Cambodia have been against enemy supply lines, and Defense Sccrelary Mclvin H. Laird said last Fri- day that this bombing wou'd conlinuc aflcr June 30. But Laird refused lo say whether American planes would also provide suppiirl for Cambodian Ironps, commenting: "I don'l beiicvc that it's good practice lo give flat answers on oper- ational orders ns far as the fu- ture is concerned." Tlie U.S. Command an- nounced that no Americans were killed in cither South Viel- nam or Cambodia in the 24-hour period cnrting al midnight Sun- day, the first time this had oc- curred since lasl Christmas Day wlwn a cease-fire was in effect. Bui early loday Ihrec Ameri- cans were killed and 11 wound- ed in a North Vietnamese attack on a night camp of Ihe 5th Mechanized. Division's 1st Bri- gade jusl south of the demilihr- ized zone. The command said Lwo of (he enemy were killed. Action elsewhere was light and scaltcred, with U.S. forces reporting at.lcasl 14 wounded, Iwo of Ihcm in Cambodia. South Vietnamese forces re- ported several clashes wilh 45 North Vielnamese killed and two captured in a fight two miles south of Ihe demilitarized zpne. The Long Vek depot has been under siege for five days, but Ihe spokesman said much of tlie stores had been removed before the firsl attack. He said an AC47 gunship plane, apparently either South Vietnamese or American, helped break up Die attacks ear- ly loday. 2 Picked to Lead Capital Delegation By CHERYL FOSTER Reporter-News Staff Wilier "Mayor J. C. llunlcr and Chamber of Commerce Presi- dent Ed Wishcamper will lead Abilene's delegation to Ihe big July 4th Honor America Day in Wasliinglon, D. C." The City Council decided Sunday thai Mayor Hunter should leart Ihe local delegation lo Washington, and I li e executive committee of Ihe Chamber volcd Monday morning al a planning breakfast concerning Ihe Honor America Day to send Wishcamper. Local leaders began organizing a delegation lo tlie Washington patriotic event aflcr Bob Hope challenged Abilene Saturday right to support liio Honor America Day. Hope said, "I hope Abilene will al least send a bicycle." Wishcamper, presiding over the Monday breakfast in the absence ot the mayor who is in Austin wilh members of the City Council at a seminar for municipal officials, spoke to leaders of various civic, service, and communily organizations, representatives of Ihe local colleges, Counly Judge Roy Skaggs, Fupt. A. E. Wells, and Ihe co-chairmen of the local July 4th Speclacular. lie explained tentative plans for sending local representatives lo Washington. Wishcamper said the delegation would probably leave Abilene for Washington on the earliest Friday -afternoon flight in order to be able lo attend all Ihe Saturday activities. He said (here was no fixed goal o[ a certain .number of people lo send, hut he added, "It would be WEATHElT U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (Wcilher map, pg. vA) ABILENE AND VICINITY (40-mile radiirs) Clear to pdrtly cloudy loday and Tuesday and not quite as warm both dayj. FFIty per cenl chance of scaltcred thuruferihowers today and tontghl. Thirty per rent chance Tuesday. KWi bolh days in hiqh PCI. Low lonfqTil In Tow 7Eh, Wlndi from 10-70 m.o.h, High and for 14 hours ending at 9 75 and 74. High and low same period fasl year: 94 ar.d 45 Sonsel last nFghl: p.m.; survive today: a.m.; sunset tonight: J. C. HUNTER JR. Abilene mayor going nice if we could have 10 or W or more." Estimated cost for the trip will be ?250 per person. Earlier, Mayor Hunler hart expressed Ihe hope that organizations and institutions from Abilene and Ihe Big Country would send delegates lo Ihe Washington rally. Wishcamper exlended the invitation to all area individuals of all ages. Persons wishing to go or groups wishing lo send a represent alive should contact Iho Abilene Chamber of Com- merce as soon as p'-'ssible to make reservalions for travel and accommodations with the local- delegation. Wishcamper, expressing con- cern over tile local July 4lh Speclacular plans, said, "There's no' reason why this effort should weaken our own show. There will not be that many numerically going." He also said, "First of all, our own spectacular must succeed, and al this poinl there is every indication, that it will weather-willing." Market Lower NEW YORK (AP) Stocks opened slightly lower in moder- ate trading today. Losing issues led winners nar- rowly. Are Turtles Safe for Pets Again? By ELLIE HUCKEB and BETTY GHISSOM (J. Several years ago U was found lhal turtles have some sort of disease and because of tkls Ihey weren't sold In (he stores anymore. Recently I noticed they were being sold again, I'd like lo have one for a pel, but I wonder if It's safe lo buy them now? A. Yes, il's safe lo buy Ihem, Ihe Health Dept. has given the OK. In the past some of those small turtles were found to he carrying salmonella and were taken off Ihe market for a time, but ttie Health Dcpl. says they're safe'now. As extra precaution though: Be sure lo keep your turtle's pen clean and wash your hands after changing Ihe water or cleaning Hie pen. Q. Why arc people who live along Elm Creek allowed lo hulld Rrass shcmls lo dump grass and trash Inlo tlie crcrk? Don't Ilicy know that the water In Ihe creek Is our drinking water? A. They're not allowed lo do Ihis, it's against a cily ordinance lo dump garbage, debris, (which specifically includes yard clipping and yard scrap metal, junk, rubbish, trash and waste building material inlo that creek and all other Abilene creeks. Action Line notified NIC Ciiy Attorney's office; they would appreciate your furnishing names or addresses ot offenders so il can be slopped. 0- Regarding a question about palindromes In your column (words and phrases lhat read the same spelled backwards or If you're collecting them I kave a few lo add: "Step on no Roosevelt's statement "A man, a plan, a canal "No X In ''Won't lover's revolt "Now I A. Well we weren't collecting them lasl month, but we're hooked now. Our favorite so far is the telephone number of a pastry a palindrome when Ihe Area Code is included. Q. Researchers al the University nl Utah have been experimenting with an extract from the dnscrt chaparral bush as a cancer cure. A spokesman at the university said lasl July he was "cautious about results so far, but the drug looked extremely Interesting." Could you find out the status of this research? A. Hugh Hogle, Dean of the Medical College at Ihe U. of Utah says they've found lhal the amount of NDGA (nordihydroguairuretic acid) In the leaves of the chaparral bush is nol sufficient lo induce significant effects in most malignancies. Four of approximately 80 patients treated with chaparral tea have shown improvement, but in each case, with Ihe cxccplion of the original case, tumor regression was only temporary He said many cancers seemed actually lo be stimulated as Ihe patient began taking chaparral tea and lumor growlh conlinucd al an accelerated pace. In regard lo the newspaper clipping you sent us, from Ihe Las Vegas, Nov., licview- Journal he said unfortunately lhat release was premalure, that (here's no real evidence thai NDGA holds any promise in cancer therapy, bul all possibililies are being investigated. Address questions to Action Line, Box 30, Abilene, Texas 7M04. Names will not be used but questions must be signed and addresses given, rifnse Include telephone numbers If possible.