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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1974, Abilene, Texas gftflcne Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT B3R-D YEAR, NO. 206 PHONF, 073-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS. SUNDAY MORNING. MARCH 10, 1074 iN'liN'KTY-BKIMT PANICS EIGHT SECTIONS Sl'M'MY -Mi- Slate Sale. I'm Arabs to Consider Oil Embargo End Thinking bulls-eye Lillle Denise Karl, 3, stares in open muulhed conceii- money for Abilene Uoys Hanch. Denise is Ihe (laughter of Mr Iralion as her arrow flics toward Ihe target during ami Mrs. Raiuly 2302 Ivanhoe. (Staff Photo by John Saturday's Abilene Archery dub inaralhon to raise Davisj Glassy-Eyed Archers Claim Record liy LIZ MOOItK Hcpoi-lcr-Ncws SUiIf Wviler What everybody wanleil lo know toward the end of Abi- lene Arcliery Club's shooting inarallion Salureiay was. is anyone slill liiliing the targel? They seemed lo lie, but some new men hail arrived to relieve olhei; members ivlio had been zincing ai'nnvs all uiglit long in the club's Hay Hay effort. Hay Day lasted from It p.m. Friday In li p.m. Saturday, S230 for hay for Abi- lene lioy.'i Hanch. A barn at Ilic 'Boys Hanch burned last DK'Cinher, destroying ils ton- lenls. explained Ricliard Jiick- cliairnian UNUSUAL marathon l un Ihrough 27 hours inside Ihe old Buseh Jewelers building at 4ta Pine .streets. Jackson said il wasn't easy, lint he and Iwo olhcr dub Twister Watch Reaches Area A tornado watch was issued for p.m. Saturday In a.m. Sunday for Scurry, .Mitchell and parts of Stone- wall, Fisher ami Poland Coun- ties. I'Yank Cannon, X a I i o n a 1 Weather Service forecaster. said large hail ami turniidue.s were reported in Ilic areas near l.iibbock. Amarillo and Jlidlaml. Colorado City reported .10 inch of rain. Knlan had .20 inch. Abilene failed In gel any measurable precipiliition Sat- urday, although a trace was Mrs. Hearst Says Message Received HILLSBOHOUC1II. Calif. (AP) Calhei'ine Hearst, mollier of kidnaped coed Patri- cia Hcarsl. said Saturday night a San Knincisc-o radio sliilidii received a laped commu- nication believed lo be from Ilie abducli'rs of her 20-year old daughter. II would he the iiist message since Feb. 20 from ihe Sym- bimiesc Liberation Army, whic-li claims to be holding Ilie woman hostage. Miiss Hearst dragged screaming from her Berkeley apartment on Feb. 4. The victim's mother said ra- dio station KSAN called her lo inform her of the commu- nication. A station spokesman also confirmed it lias received a tape and lhal a credit card belonging to Miss Hearst ac- companied the tape. The lape, aljoul a half limir long, was extremely difficult lo laidcrsland. An unidentified spoke mi Ihe lape for about 15 mm- nles. and then a voice believed by listeners lo be lhal of -Miss Hearst talked tor about in min- utes. Later, a man identified himself as Cinque comes on the lape for about five inimilcs. recorded al the weather bu- reau al Abilene Municipal Air- port. Cannon said a coltl front was moving eastward from I he Texas-New Mexico border and was pushing moisl air ahead of il, causing Ihe insta- bility. "The cold air behind Hie from will act as a triggering mechanism to cause severe thunderstorms and the possi- bility of tornadoes." he said. Cannon said the front was due to move into Abilene Sunday, dropping the tempera- tures and increasing Ilic chiince of rain. The front will leave behind lower temperatures for Sun- day rind Monday. Cannon said. The high Sunday will be in the low Mis and ihe low Sunday niglil will be in ihe upper 40s. Monday's high is expected lo be in the middle lids. members. .Jim Parker and Jack aimed al the tar- gets throughout the night. "We didn't slop, except for a break every now and ihe.ii: the lime went faster if we kept Jackson said. He said Ihey got a lillle pun- chy as the night wore on. "We set an unofficial w o rl d rs he an- nounced. "We shot 51 arrows inlo a styroloam coffee cup without, breaking the cup." Lillle contests just among members also kepi some, spir- il going. At 4 p.m. Saturday the contest was among Ihiee radio stations; George Owejis uf K.N'IT. Dave Didzoll of KKUC and Jerry Wilson of KWKC all members of Ilie club. IN ADDITION to members, Ilie public was invited lo try Ihe sporl. The total raised was far short of the club's goal, Farmers and ranchers were to conlribule bales of hay. the ardiei's will meet for (heir monthly shool Sunday af- ternoon at Iheir largel range on McCice Drive east of lene Boys Ranch and oil Loop 322. liegisiralion will be from In '1 p.m. and parlicipanis will nrgin shooting al p.m. lly TIIK ASSIICIATKI) I'HKSS Two Arab oil ministers rived in Cairo night for a scheduled .Snnda> meet- ing lo consider ending Ihe nil embargo against tlie l.'nilfd Slates. Officials said die oil minis- ters of Kuwait ;iml Itahrain had arrived. The ininislrv said five others are expected on Sunday. The appearance of the first Iwo ministers r e i n f o r c e d Kgypt's insistence lhal Ihe meeting would go on as sched- uled Sunday afternoon, despile some a p p a rent opposition wilhiu Ihe Aral] bloc. A member of Ilie Malirain oil ministers' party said he ex- pected the meeting will begin on schedule1 Sunday, bill lie- would not say what he expefls Ihe outcome he. The semiofficial Kgypl iiin newspaper Al Aliram predict- ed Iliat Ihe minislers Battier- ing Sunday in Ihe Egyptian capital lifl the fonr-minnli old embargo lhal has contrib- uted to the oil pinch across the United Slates. Syria and Algeria, two pre- vious holdouts, sent word Fri- day night (hat 'they would show said Oil Ministry spokesman Mahmoud Roiishdy. There has been no word from Libya, which opposes Egyptian 'President Anwar Sadat's efforts lo talk his brother Arabs inlo lifting the embargo in return for U.S. mediation in Ihe Middle East, he added. Hut Housliify Jisleil llie.se countries (he major Arab oil exporlers lo the Uniled Slates as having confirmed they will attend: Saudi Arabia. Ihe largest Arab oil producer and leader of ihe embargo; Kuwait, the .second-largest Arab oil produ- cer.- Qalar; ISahrniii; Abu Dhabi: Algeria; Egypt, and Syria. The prediction) appeared lo end earlier speculation that only a few ministers would show (o consider the deci- sion on ending Hie embargo before Israel withdraws from all occupied Arab hind and Nixon Plans Address Today KEY FIH. Pre.snfr-jjl .s'cliedifJed ;t naliomvide radio adihess for Sunday on Ihe American hicen- Irmiirl. The Florida While House said llie address would be broadcast at p.m. CUT on (he- na- tion's radio networks. In advance of I he addro'ss. Nixon conferred willi top aides Alexander M. ilaig Jr. and Itonald L. Xiegler al his bay- .side home. He arrived here l-'ri- diiv lo spend Ihe weekend wilh his wife prior lo her depamore Monday on a six (lay i.alin American louiv. even bctoiv Syrian rnd Israeli forces separate aloni; the lan lleighls. A Syrijin mililary spoko'S- mao annoonci'd in Damascus meanwhile Dial mure arlillery fire erupted on the tense (lu- lan trout, where Israelis and Syrians fought arlillery and rockets in- two engage- ments Friday. Syrian cannons an Israeli bulldozer and another vehicle in Saturday's IS-min- uU1 ban'age thai began when Israeli units tried to improve Iheir positions. Hie commu- nique added. No casualties were reported. The Al Ahram embargo pre- diction came in a dispalch from Miyadli, capital of Saudi A r a b i a. The correspondent said a decision lo lifl the em- bargo would come in accord- ance a n reached lasi monlh in Algiers, al a ini'cling of King Faisal of Sau- di Arabia. President Hafez As- sad of Syria and President Hunan Hoimiedienne of Alger- ia. Faisal, generally iccogiiiv.od as Ihe most influen 'il leader of Ihe embargo, h on rncoiol as opposing any softening as long as Israel occupies Arab land, particularly Old Jerusa- lem wilh Us Mosiem holy places. White: Butz's Head in Sand lly SMITH lleporlcr-Ncvis Farm liililnr Agricul- tural Commissioner Joliu C. While says U. S. Agriculture, liavl is ''a pretiy good fellow; In; just kind of gels lost willi liis head in I lie1 sand. "And if your head is in Die sanol yon whal's show- and he go! 'Dial' kicked a liiixv; or Jji.i- pi'tnnil pro- posals.'' WHITE AIADK Ills remarks before .several hundred people who gathered Siilunhiy night in tlio (lorman Gymnasium llie annual Chamber of Commerce Farmers Danquct. TlH' commissioner told I he group lie had Ihc. till, but liad told his wife Nellie if he couldn't make Ilic speech she could '.slreak.' Ihougii he said, "It might lake her a while.. .momma's Helling up in years.'1 After much more oi Ihc same- lype ol luiiiiur. which recoiviMl Ihundeious laughter, (he veler.in ol' -IJ, years in Aus- tin bc'canie vei y .serious. "I'm mil agricullnre." While .said. "You're agriculture and I'm your soi'vanl.'1 He said agriculture produc- tion i.s a major factor in world peace. "I trust lliiit will .share our food piooluclinri wilh (he rest uf Hie world rather Hum using it simply as a political tool.'' While said. UK IIKSCHIISKI) the ability of Hit American tanner as the "envy nf Ilic world." We caiiuoi sil bac-k on our record oi prodik-liun and suy lo I he rest ul (lie world. 'We have ph'inv oi Inn bad aboil! said. "I! MEMPHIS. Tciin. (API -Two high schools, have put aside a traditional rivalry in ihu name of romance. They have united to help Jan House, 19. a graduate of Horn Lake High School, and her husband Jack, 21. a gradu-alo> of rival Ilernando High. When llie couple married on Jan. in. Ihey bolh gol kidded by friends aboul Enemu inlo the enemy Jan had just completed training as a licensed practical nurse and Jack was planning a college career. They went lo Florida for v few days of honeymooning and were back about a week when Jan became ill. Her problem Mas Merge t< ease that normally strikes children. Jan was in a Memphis hospital for 28 days and has been going back for Iherapy twice weekly since her discharge. Her plivsician. Dr. Cliarirs Ncely. says she is responding well. Iliough llie Inn-year therapy regime has jusl slarleol. Ijiiih so'Iiools havr begun lund-raising projects lo Help Str theii' former classmaie.s. "They've raised SI.UOO said Horn Lake principal Jimmy D. Johnston. "They've had a spring football game and will donate HIP proceeds, 'they've been selling candy and now they 're planning a variety show lo iai.se more." Ho.TJianolo is a powder puff benefit football game. Principal T. K. Girl Ijike telling 'A hat was being done ami icad il OUT the public asking his pnpits tu nmu' up wilh help. "There has bei'ii li omenolon.s rivaliv liciwer o lhe.se Iwo schools, bill lhal really has lieen put asiiU1 while we Mork help Ihcsr jicopli1 out." .lulm-ston said. leukemia, a we adopt ihis altitude we will bring ruin upon ourselves.'' While urged a belter under- standing by ihe consumer lor llu: famiier. "He has many problems-- his willingness In produce will depend on how the consumers read." While said Ilie two most Im- portant things are the ability 10 produce :md Ilie ability lo govern ourselves. W li i I e received standing ojvalion from Ilie large croud, of wliicli there were many who liud known him when lie was campaigning 24 years .See I'g. IliA. Col. I Inside Today FHA Girls Invade City There was no doubt of Ihe slrenylh ol Future Home- makers of America Sat- urday as teenagers gathered in Ihe Civic Center for an Area IV meeting. Pq. 2A Dyess AFB and the military in general are experienc- ing a physician shortage. Military Editor Steve Monk looks at Ihe silua- tion in first of a two-parl series. Pq. 1 For oil Ihe green thumbs of llie Gip Country, The Reporter-News offers its annviol spring gardening section today. Section F, Abilene Events Calendar 104 Amusemcnli .....1-4B Aullirt Notebook 5A Qcrry's World 4A Biq Country Calendar 1 1 A BooVi 4E Bridge...........1 1 A Busincsi News 6-8C Clarified 9-UC Crossword Puzzle 11A Ediloiinli 4A Form New! 23A Garden Section 1-16F Horoscope 9A Hospilal ParicnU ......14A Jumble Puizlt......... 9A Morkell 6-BC Obituaries 1 2A 011 22A Rccordinqs 4 B ScNinq Ihe Scene IB Sporri Tons 24A Thii Weok In Wcsl Texas 20A To Your Goorl Health 10A Today in History 14A TV Tob 1-16E Women'l Newi 1-12D AHS Issues Brought Out Board Candidates lly GAIIY UALDItlDOK Kcpbrlcr-Ncws Stalf Writer What started out as an un- complicalcd, routine school board race with all three in- cumbenls seeking rco- Icction has developed inlo what may be this district's I a r g es 1 free-for-all election ever. Participation Ihis year is twice whal il lias been in any r-lco'lion for llie pasl 12 and veteran si'hool ailmims- Iralors with more than Interpretive years experience cannol re- member ever having a ballnl sheet as long. Seventeen per- sons lone-, Lewis Conway. withdrew later i filed for llie three spots on Ihc April ii bal- lol before tins Wednesday do'adlinc. In A TIMF. when most elcc- lions arc Inrning olf, why Mil: Abilene Indepeii- det School Disiricl's liuslre election draw so much inler- :sl? Issues, somelimcs pushed aside in a shoving match be- livccn two or three pcrsonali- lics, obviously have motivated a large number of candidates. And Abilene High School, for more reasons Mian one, stands out as Ihe fncal point for tin.1 views of mosl issur-on- i-nlert candidates. On une hand, Ilir i.icr-rclal- i'il friclion al AHS several weeks ago and ihe subsequent administrative actions have apparcnlly brought a number of otherwise reluctant candi- dates inlo the arena. Thai rocky week precipitat- ed a stand on llie part of snnu- eilinens for slroiig disciplinary aclion while others called for a devaluation ol policies and IN issue, a coin- mi-lit by Abilene High head A football coach Jerry Tliormah- Icn at llie lime of his reci-nl resignation has icncwed de- bate on Ihe athletic program, wilh the line dividing between those who want a .stronger football program and Ihosc who advocate beoling up the non-coiilaci. life lime physical education .system. Hill lo slop there in csia lilislung ri'asons lor Ihc inleif.si in Hus i.ice would be a gross ovci-sunplili- cation Llu-te appear lo lie ,i nimibi-r randi .laics who see Ihis diction as a good opportunity lo do Ihcy've lint oil' in the- paM. lhal is, they sci'k llif- hanci- 10 sei as a member ol ibe bodv that such .01 imponanl role in ilicir children's Ihrs. It liappeneii lhal all Iliesi- laclois and olhcrs rmei.Li d in 11 i al lime ulseii the bii-nniid eli'i'lnnis ap senled an interview wilh Ilic ilepailmg Jerry 'lliormalilen. Ihi- sKirv coinamed .several candid ri'iiiiiiks which prrhap.1; charai'lcrixo' Uic disi-onii'iil of lliOM- who ailvocale a sli'oogo'r tiiotli.ill pingrain. "I 1IIINK if" lime." he inr ilii- people oi Abi- lene lo deride on llie U or alh- I'g. IliA, Col. I ;