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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1974, Abilene, Texas gfinlene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron 93KD YEAR, NO. 273 PHONE 6734271 ABILENK. TEXAS, 79004, SUNDAY MOHNING, MAKCH 17, TWO PACKS IN FIVK SECTIONS 25c Sl.'MHY Slate Salci Tale of a hurt ankle (in three acts) The slide David Hell, led, Riul Rodney Oliver Abilene High pitcher Rod- ney Oliver was one mem- ber of the Eagle learn who possibly wasn't smiling at the conclusion of Satur- day's first game of a twin- bill against W. T. White. In the bottom of the sixth inning Oliver slid inlo third base, top left, and suffered o severely sprain- ed ankle and contusions. W. T. While third-sacker David Bell received seven slilches in his hand in the mishap. At right, Oliver shows the intense pain. Moments later, bottom left, Oliver was able to hob- ble off the field with on assist from teammates Alon Young, left, ond Rusty McLeskey. Abilene High took the first game, Story, Pg. 2C. The ariernuidi being helped iilT llic field The agony Oliver registers Rl'feels of sprain Staff Photos by John Best Longtime Attorney Cop Grisham Dies Robert (Cop) Grisliam, 73, of BJ3 Grand, longtime. Abilene lawyer and oil operator, died at p.m. Saturday in Ihe Molhodisl Hospital in Houston where lie had been a patient since Wednesday. Hi1. Grisliam hart undergone open heart surgery on Satur- day. Funeral services will be conducted at 'p.m. Monday from Ihe lOllioll-Ilaniil Chapel of Memories with Dr. Frank 1) Charllon, pastor of the St. 1'anl United Methodist Church, officiating. He will be assisted by the llcv. K.I1. Denlzer, rec- tor of Ihe Episcopal Church of Hie Heavenly llesl. Burial will follow in Ihe Kaslland Cemetery. Mr. Grisliam was hum Feb. ft, 1901, at Clairmonl. lie was married to (lie former Carrie lircwci1 on May 28, 1920, in El Paso, lie moved to Abilene from El Paso that same year. Mr. Grisham was a 30-year practicing attorney and was a partner in the firm of Gris- iiRin, King and Willotighby. lie was a former director of llic State Bar of Texas and was Ihe second president of Itie Abilene Bar Association. Its was also a former presi- dent of the Grisham-IIunter Oil Company, lie was a member ot the St. V 'COP' GIUSIIAM services .Monday I'aul United MellmdisI Chnrcli. Survivors are his wile or Hie home; one daughter. Mrs. Harwell (Carolyn) Barber of iSUl Wonilridye: one brother. IC.N. (Mike) of Irving; two grandchildren; an uncle. Mall Grisham lives at SOI Sayles lllvri. The family requests any re- mcinbi'ances be made in Ihe form of contributions to SI. Paul United Methodist Church or Ihe donor's favorite chari- IV. Inside Today Exxon Chief Says No Profit Margin Needed Exxon Corp. Chairman J. Kenneth Jamieson says the oil industry doesn't need higher profit mar- gins. Pg. 23A. Singer David Lee hopes to build a mountain home for Colorado orphans. Pg. IB. Rep. H. R. Gross of Iowa, "chicken liltle" in Con- gress, is pelting ready to retire. Pg. 19A. Abilene Event! Calendar SB Amvscrnenls 1-4B Auilin Nolcbaok 5A Berry's World ...........4A Big Country Calendar 4B Books 4B Bridge ISA Business News 22A 8-15C CroSSWflrrJ Punle BA Editorials............... 4A Farm News Horoscope 'A Hospital Policnli 1 1A Jumble Puzzle ISA Markets 20-27A Obituaries 144 O'l 7C Rccordinai 2B Selling Ihe Scene.......IB Soorfs 1-5, 15, Texas 19A This Week In West 23A Today in History 7A To Your Good Health 24A TV Tab 1-I6S Women'. News 1-12D 'Opry' Hails Nixon NASHVILLI', Temi. i API President Nixon curried liis campaign to overcome Water- gate onln the stage of the Grand Ole Opry where lie plunked out Bless Amer- ica'' on the piano Saturday nighl anil was hailed as 'a real iroojicr as, HS one at our Finest Presidents." i flew to a s Ii v 11 I where he welcomed ins wife, Pat, home from a six-day Lal- in-Aincrican tour, then went will: lier to (tie first peiTorm- ance in llic Grand Olc Opry's new SIS-niillinn hall. To Ihe delighl or I.-IIM coun- Iry-music fans. Nixon escorted the First Lady onto the stage and played "Happy Ijirthday" as Ihe audience sang in mark Mrs. Xixoii's IHnd birthday Saturday. Then. Hie President played liis wile's faviu'ile song, "Wild Irish Hose." Veteran country music star Hoy Acuir hailed Nixon as "a leal trooper as as one of The Jesus People' Settling In Bangs Creating Mystery Burleson Predicts Changes In Oil Industry Regulations Uy UHIIY LAN IlENCr: Hcporler-Ncws Staff Writer Several major changes in laws governing Ihe oil indus- try can be expected from dis- cussions now underway in the House Ways and Means Com- mittee, Rep. Omar Burleson, Texas Democrat from Anson, said Saturday in a telephone interview from Nashville, "J'cnn. llurlcson, a member of the committee, emphasized thai to this point in time nothing lias been formally decided as to actual legislation which will be presented to Ihe full House for consideration. However, he did feel dial the committee discussions point to -several probable. changes, "foreign depletion allow- ance will be out.1' Hui'li'son said. "I do mil feel it will be on a phase-out basis, but will be eliminated all at once." SAID that Ihe committee also could be ex- pected lo vole a phased-om end to Ihe domestic depletion allowance, probably based on a five-year period with the rale of llic phase-out lied to the price of oil. A lliird probable action will be a lax on windfall profits, will) a provision for credits lo provide companies with an in- centive lo plow their excess profits back into oil explora- tion. "I believe Iliese, basically, arc the provisions which will emerge from our committee when all of Hie proposals have been thoroughly discussed ami the final draft legislation is the veteran 17th District congressman said. "Up lo this point the varying views of committee memberr, 1iave been ex-pressed on the tentative proposals, but I think we arc now to the point of bringing it together." IN1 C 0 M -M i: M T I N G on Chairman Wilbur IX Mills' proposal made Thursday lo repeal the depletion allowance and impose a high, new lax on windfall profits I calling for a Hut 85 per cent levy on excess oil Rurlcson said: "This was ottered as an idea Sec 6A, Oil. 3 .MIKt: COC1 111 AX Associated Press Writer UAN'GS. Tex. (AP) II is not yet dark when The rropli- el arrives, chaiiffeured this spring-like evening along the dusty road to a secluded spot Iwhind the large green tent. He sleps from a Mercedes sedan and disappears inlo a trailer lionsc. Inside the (lusty, wiml- wliippcd revival tent' nearby, the followers of David Terrell are assembling, some praying .silcnllv, a woman chanting; softly. Most arc unaware ilial Iheir ".Icsns Man" is here. Townspeople of Hang s. I'.iwiuviiod. awt halt a dozen oilier communilics have known for months Trial something is happening and most, including the sher- iff, are worried. What God's going to do. Brother Terrell, is dt- sliny tfic world. But thai isn'l what's worrying the luwn's residents Who are these '-.Icsus pnv Where did they come from'.' Why did they choose Hangs, population lo build something called the New T e s 1 a m c n I Holiness Church? How !ong do they in- tend to stay? They number perhaps young and old, white, black and brown, and more arrive daily. Who, Ihe puw.led lownspcn- ple ask, is this elusive prophet prosaically named David Ter- rell who has led tiis followers lo this sparsely populated area of West Centra! Texas? Why would a follower let his 6-year-old child die rather than seek medical aid? know il is morally wrong for this to happen in Brown said Sheriff Danny Neat. "I believe Hint when people Kdllor's Note: What h Ihis strange inigralion into West Central Texas hy from many stales? Wliy are the refrains of glory ghi- ry hallelujah ringing tiirniigli several (owns and cit- ies? The riilalysl is a man of -11 called Tlie Prophet and 'Hie .Icsus Mini. Residents arc wor- ried ahnnl the movement. An in-dcpth study. found a religion in Ihis coun- try Iliey need to bo anaic that oilier people also have rights, (that) religions...must come williin Ihc framework of our laws.'' Thr visnor had c-ome lo 1'.lings tii talk wild Hnrthev Terrell, bill an as.-'uciale min- isler rejects llic request, sav- ing Ihe prophet "is not a man of gvcal convc'isalinns llamas Joseph Menuil IKJ.S met Brother Tfrrcll Bcnuil is ;ill. .1 Louisiana inn ii laimly. ;j. slaliun wagon, an army Mir- plns lent willi wall-lii-Hal] car- IH-liiu; anil a vi-.mii. "I cliiln'i know Itiulii- oin fiiu'sl Presidcnls You're a {jixMt man." the ('resident, "on behalf nf all the American lhankcd nnmlry nmsk: and coiiiitry musicians for a style of enlerlaintiK'nl thai "ra- iliatcs ihe love 01 Ihis nation patriotism." And Nixon said Ihe peace of the world for generations lo CIMIIC may depend "on our cltaiacler. our belief IFI onr- si-lves .our love of country mil1 willingness lo love our tUr.: stand up [nv our Hag.'1 As he sirode onio ihe ]Vixon a yo-yo. 10 liini by Aculf. who uses Ihe toy as a ludi'inark. lie tried 11 without great success and returned it to Acuif In'fore sil- ling at Ihe Aller Ins (iinimcnls, Xixon yol an imjiioinplu lesson from Acuff. who tttirlcd the yi'llnw yo-yo. then attached ils siring lo the President's finger and lull! him lu try. The Presi- dent's fust attempt was un- successful, tu Hie laughicr of the audicmi- lie tfi'Ti [u here anil tt> In learn in use ihe and you gcj up Hud be Pi Then, ansiiriiig Aculf Ilial he sec I'g. ICA. Col. 1 'The Prophet' speaks In the David Tci'iell, -11, known 1'ropluM to liis Uillowers. delivers liis IHC in a revival lonl in Hangs. Old and young, black anil while, lite lolluwet's of Terrull arrive in Bangs daily. (AP Witepliu'tu by Kcnl Kntil'inaiiJ ;