Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1974, Abilene, Texas
gftlene Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 93RD YEAH, NO. 269 PHONE 073-4271- AU1LENG, TEXAS, 79604, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MARCH 13. PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Aisocialed I'rest By EI.ME nUCKER Written Statement Advised on Deposits thai? A. You nearly freaked us out. Hawaii Five-0 is a television program. As usual, though, after a little research it turns oiil this isn't out. of Ihe ordinary. "He probably had his I'M radio says TV Radio expert K.L. Howard, "and all TV slalimis broad- ca.5l audio on FIU." Howard .says anybody can do il. We can tune in KRBC and KT.XS nn our I'M radios if conditions are just right. Another possibility if you were in close proximity lo a real strong TV station, you could be 'hearing an image from il. Address questions to Action Line, Box 30, Abilene, Texas 19601. Names will nol be used but questions musl he signed and addresses given. Please Include telephone numbers il possible. U. V Takes a Breather A fireman leans otil Hie window of a smoke-iillecl altic while I'igliling a lire in Chi- cago Monday. The blaze damaged buildings. A resilient of one of diem died of an apparent hear! attack after fleeing (lie fire. lAP Wirephnto) Roy, Beckham New Directors of CNB I.. Glynn Ray iiud Guy Rob- ert (Hob) Heckham were elected Wednesday lo the board of directors of National Bank. Their election came at a Wednesday morning meeting of the board and an- nounced by Board Chairman Oliver Howard and President Hob Upton. Ray, 38, of 1825 Woodridgc. is president and principal shareholder of I.. Glynn' Ray Co., Inc., certified public accountants. A native of Ty- ler, nay has lived in Abilene since his graduation from the University of Texas al Austin in 1855. [IK IS ALSO H member of Ihc State Bar, having Ihc law exam in 1970. Ray has served ss a director of Texas Society of Certified Public Ac- countants and is-past presi- dent of Ihe organization's Abi- lene chapter. His civic activities, include service as a- dircclor of Ihe Abilene Zoological Society, treasurer and director of Abi- lene Day Nursery and pasl president of Abilene: Philhar- monic Taylor County Til Assn. and the Abilene BOH HKCKIIAM insurance, ranching chapter.of American Cancer Society. Ray and hi.s wife .-'.city have three daughters. BKCKHAM. 40. am1 his wife Peggy live with their four children al 1416 Wuodjand Trail. Me is a native of Abilene, graduating from Abilene High I.. GI.YNN HAY Abilene Cl'.V in 1052 and from Texas Tech in Iflnfi. lie owns and operates Ihe Itcekliiiiii Insurance Agency and is aclively engaged in ranching m Callahan County. Beckham is presently serving as president of the Abilene Livestock Assn. and as a board member of Abilene Assn. for Menial Health and Abilene Council on Alcohol- ism. Me has served on the board of St. John's School. Abilene Philharmonic Assn.. West Texas Fair Assn.. Abilene In- dustrial Foundation and Unil- ed Fund (now United Wai Ways, Means Softens Blow to Oil Depletion CAUL C. CRAFT Associated I'rcss Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Tlic House Ways and Means Com- millee. in a major las'victory for oil-stale forces, has voted In soften significantly Ihe blow of a proposed phase'oul of the oil depletion allowance. Oil-stale representatives, a lax-reform advocate, and all Republicans on the lax-writing panel joined Ihe drive lo de- feat Ihe committee's Demo- cratic leaders Tue.sdiiy oti Ihe allowance, which is worth some -S'2 billion a year lo pe- tnileum companies. The allowance provides that 22 per cent of gross income from oil and natural gas prop- erly 'can be deducted from laxiible income up a lop of SI) pel cent of laxalnY. nel in- come. The committee consid- ered (wo ba.sic plans fur even- tually eliminating Hie conlro- vcrsial tax preference over 'Ihe coming years in lighl (if souring petroleum prices dur- ing Ihe energy crisis. One of the plans, suggested WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT Of COMMERCE Nolioral Weather Service Map, pg. 3ft) AfllLtWL AND VICINITY (ID milt radius) Purlly cloudy loilaf. Increasing cloudiness lonignl. tonsiilrr.iblc cloudiness TfiuriooY. SUgM chance or thunderstiow ers Tliursdoy. Norlhv.cslcily vjindj 5 lo 10 becoming ly E lo 15 men tonight. Iliis ullccnoori in In.vcr 3d, lomghl in Ic'.vcr 50s, higll Thuisdov in middle 70s, ol rain 30 cor cent loniqhl and 30 per cenl Ihursrjoy. High ard low lor H liouri eiitlinq 9 H.qh and low and 47. lail 'nighI; bunsel loniqhl: Truck Overturns, Kills Hamlin Man By STEVE MONK Ilenorlcr-Ni'Hs SUifr IVrilcr A Jl-year-old Hamlin uutii was killed late Tuesday nighl or ear- ly Wednesday morning wlien his scmi-lrailer Iruck went through a guard rail and intti Kim deck on Ihe Winters Freeway just smith of S. l-ltli SI. Jimmy Waller Furnswortli, a driver for H. Wade Truck- ing Co. of Hamlin. was dead at Ihc scene of Ihc accident. Tin1 accident was first report- ed abom a.m. hy a inoltir- isl who said his sun had seen tlie truck in Ihe creek und wanted lo call in. A crowd of abuul 511 motorists gathered on tlie ahovo the almost dry creek heil as Ahi- Icne policemen worked with )im'- lapower cqiiipineul and sledge hammers lo free Karnsworlli's body from the wreckage of Hie cab which had hecn Ilirown from the chassis hy Hie impact of Hie cinply trailer. Policemen worked for about an hour, Ilien brought in a winch truck to pry Ihe wrecked cab NO SIGN uf Ihe accident cunld be seen frnni Ihc roadway e.x- cepl for Hie slieared-nff Kiiaid rail and officers answering the cull liad trouble finding Ihe wreckage in Ihe creek hod. I'alrolniiin iVoel Jnliiislun. wlui headed the investigation of the1 accident, said that no determi- nation had been made on Hie exact lime Ihe hap- pened. The body was finally removed from the wreckage at a.m. and taken by a Kiker-Warren ambulance lo llendrick Ilospilal where Justice of Ihc Peace Silas Clark pronounced I'lirnsworlh dead at a.m. Wednesday. Clark said he had made rn> nilmg on Ihe dealh since lie lino nol received iufin ination by 10 a.m. Wednesday from officers who had been al the scene. According to Wade Iriickiug officials. Fariiswnrlh had made a delivery of sheet rock Hi Aus- tin and was on the way home when the accident happened. by Sain Gibbons. D-l-'la., calls for a seven-year phase- out of the depletion allow- ance by slicing away ill Ihe pace of 2 or per cenl :t year until it disappears. The oilier plan, recommended by Hep. Al Ullman. D-Ore.. would make il a five-year plKiseout ba.seil oilprice rises above a specific base figure. Hy II In II. the commiltee accented an amendment ol- fered by'-Ilcp. Hill Archer. li-Tex.. to modifv tlie Gibbons plan having il apply only to and naluriit gas Ihal is not r c s u 1 a t e d by government price umliols. Thm'lnre, t h e allowance would not lie phased o.n for oil and natural gas Under price controls meaning most oil and virtually all natu- ral gas. Chairman Wilbur Mills. D-Ark.. was joined by Hie next four senior Domocrals on the committee in opposing the Archer plan. Reps. Gibbons: .lop Wag- goner, Omar Hiirlp- soo, DTex.. and Phil M. dnmi. linked up with I lie It) GOP members of Hie committee in support ol Arch- er's amendment. NEWS INDEX 6B I'OI.KT.' SAID a woman Mirror 5A lold them she had heard a 5-9C in Ihe vicinity about 10 or .1C p.m. Faj'nsu'orlh Jiad been with Wade for about five and one Poticnls 9C 3A IOC half Survivors include his Gnocl Hcollh MA Karen, and four children Lea TV Scout 6B 6B 38 WKNIHCI.I, W. IIOOVICR Midland banker KDGAIt .1. KAMLICSTON siMifur ice prcsidenl 1st National Names 2 Vice Presidents Coaches' Salaries Siuilly Hill. Siin Angclo John I'.cddcll. .Midland livi.io .lames Acre, Lee Ifi.H.iO .liillll Wilkins. 15.rili2 lion Riirris. Iiig Spring Hay Overlnn. Cooper 15.120 Dnb [-'arris. Odessa Jerry Tliurmalilen, Abilene 11.401 Wendell W. Hoover been elected senior vice presidcnl and cashier. .1. Fagles- tun has hceji promoted In seniur vice president al First .National Hank. WnKcr Johnson, presi- dcnl. announced Wednesday Hoover, who has Ijern senior vic'i- president and cashier ai First N'uliiin.il Hank of Midland since 1970. will be liixul of Ihe bank's departineni. Ka'-'leston head Ihe F.lee- Ironii- Data Piocessing Dept. I'.AGI.IvSTON JOINKI) Kirsl Naliuiial in llilift as director in Meanwhile. Abilene High was losing 14 and winning Hirer, going 2-8 in 1972 and Mi in Salaries have never been a proven prerequisite lo a "com- peting" louibaH program, bill winning lias. Winning jusl may IIB a basic s n b s 1 a n t o lor ill earns, loo.