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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1970, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT BOTH YEAR, NO. 259 PHONE G73-4271 ABILENli, TEXAS, 79604, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MARCH 4, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS AswrintcJ I'ras SUNDAY Prince: SCHOOL SEALED OFF A Soulli Carolina Highway hides. Several of Ihc children were struck and injured by Patrolman patrols the Lamar High and elcmcnlary school oli.jccts thrown by the crowd. Gov. Robert JIcNair said the 00 wliite adults, some nnucd willi schools would slay closed "iinlil calm and order is re- grounds where about 100 axe handles, cliains and bricks, overturned two school buses Tuesday soon after 32 Negro children left Hie ve- stured to the area." (AP Wireplioto) 60 Irishmen Assail Sen. Kennedy Hy COI.IN I'llOST Associated I'rrss Writer DUHMiV (AP) Sen. I'M- ward M. Kennedy was mobbed briefly Tuesday nielli in the land ol his forefathers hy about ffl yoiinK Irishmen ulin assailed linn as iin "agent of U.S. impe- rialism.'' Several people were injured siigtilly when Hie deniflnslrjilurs rushed Kenned y 's car kicking it and throwing pla- cards as ,lie Massachusetts Democrat lelt Trinity College aflcr a speech. One denionslra- lar was arrested. As Kennedy inside, llic dcmouslralors outside displnyed porlrails of Communist Chinese leader Mao Tso-lung alongside 11 with Kennedy" banner, the young radicals plastered buildings nronnd Hie campus posters, some depicting Kennedy willi ;iiid a bloody dagger and others with inc. words "Down with Kd Ken- nedy, agent be afraid of witches so ll'.e (wo went inside and talked of things they'd like lo do. -.Miicyie said, 'I'd heller be pelting back to Gray so she kissed mi1 and wen1, out Ihc door. Thai was ll'.e of my life." Another slory begins: "I wo-.ild like to tell yo-.i Ih.c slory aboul when Maggie went downtown. "Maggie did not lo go lo town as a wik-j'i so she changed herself into a beautiful woman Tlv EI.LIE HUCKI-Vil and BETTY GHISSOM Q. H'oulrf you tells us jusl what is (lie "West Central Texas Council of A. will lo the best of our aliilily. Tlie West Cci-.lral Texas COG was formed Ihrniigh federal and slate legislation in October of 19GG. ll's a voluntary organization of cily governments, counly govcrnmcnls, school districts, water and soil conservation dislricls that have formed an association lo regionally approach planning, projects, and governuienlal services. Tlie development anil progress of an area can Iw more systematic lo avoid duplication which would result in saving of time and lax dollars, says Cecil Hays, executive director of the West Ccnlral Texas COG. An example is the Hegional Law Knforccmenl Academy, which enabled several counties to certify Ihcir law enforcement officers al Ihe same lime under the same program to avoid duplicate expense in each individual counly. Q. Why tsn'l Winters Frecsvay fenced lo beep pedestrians and animals from crossing this dangerous highway? I'm especially concerned shout children I sec crossing II. A. If you arc lalking about the area between S. 7th and S. l-llh SI. with an elementary school close by, there has been some Ihmigbt as to what should done and a study is going lo made, says an officiafof the Texas Highway Dcpl. There is some doubt ns lo how much good a fence will do, he said, since there arc about four exit ramps in Ihe area and children may enter Ihesc openings in Ihe fence (o cross Ihc highway. Q. Can you tell me why earth loses radio cnntacl wllh (lie space cratls tlicy arc on the other side o[ tlie moon? A. The ullra-high frequency radio waves used in Apollo communications, travel predominantly in a slraight line. Therefore, these waves are blocked when the moon is between Ihc earth and Ihe spacecraft, making earth loose ralio contact willi (he space craft, says an official al NASA, Q. Coulil you tell me If Ahllrnc has any anil-air legislation or vsliclncr the slate docs? If so, Is It being enforced? I've noticed sninkc blow ing from a hakpry; and (lie smell frmn a inc.nl planl is very offensive. IVhal can HC as do? A. Fire Marshal I.cn Hlackwood says Ihere is a slate law thai is being enforced by Ihc fire department lo a certain degree. However, im-cncralors are mil considered a hnx.ird unless Hie smoke is very black and inlensc, pulling off too much smoke, be says. The bakery yon mentioned will be checked, he says, and we are happy lo receive any complaints from interested A llealih Department Official says there isn't anything it can do about the offensive odor unless it's caused by an industrial process. Q. How long was Joseph W. Harr I fie Secrrlary n[ the Treasury? lines his signature on (lie Series 1SB.1 R Federal Itcsrrvp Nnle carry any additional value due lo Ids shnrl lime in (itfice? A. Harr was Secretary of (fie Treasury from Dec. 211, lo .fan. 21, lllfitl. More than -iril) million notes have been printed willi his signature. 1'or official purposes, any one-dollar hill lias exactly the same value as any o'.licr, You may, however, bo ir.lorcsled in ilie following from (he Sepl. 10 or Coin World, a publication for cnlleclors: "Should I save linrr noles'.' Ihe .viswcr is Iwo-iold. Kirsl, Yes, save Harr nitlrs for your own collection, for Ihcy arc a very important part of Ihe current papei money slory. Second, Xo, do noi save a wad of these notes as Ihore were- numbers printed. If you do want to put a few aside, be sure they arc in new (or iir.cirnilaled) comhtion. Circulated nolcs are nol worlh holding Q. IVIiaf are Hif charges fnr of new County Coliseuni fnr liaskclball games and praclicc sessions: and do these charges pay the expenses of ulili- ami janitor services? A. There arc no rales set for this, no maximum or minimum price, it depends on Hie of (lie school and ammml of people they will be able lo draw. Sometimes Ihc charge includes janitorial service and depends on Ihe siltialiou, says .loc t'oolcy, coliseum manager. Address (uir-slioiis lo Action Line, Tlnx HO, Abilene. Texas, "9G01. Names will nn( he used Inn questions must lie signed and addresses given, ;