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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1970, Abilene, Texas Reporter WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Byron BOTH YEAR, NO. 281 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 27, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Associnied (fP) LOc SUNDAY By KLLIE HUCKKIl ami BETTY G1USSOM Churches Here Have Had Sex Education Q. In ;i previous column yon a college official as saying, none of flic churches In Abilene gave courses In sex education, liul Ihc Episcopal Cliuri'li iif tlic Ifcnvcnly Host tines Indeed give tills course cadi spring. II is open In Ihe friends of members lull may he laken only wllh Ihc nrllli'ii consonl of Hie purciits. A. We appreciate your iiiforinalion. checked and there are two courses offered al Ihc Kpiscopal Church on sex ('duration. "Fil lo Bo, Tied" is based on the crcalio i story for junior high students. The high school course is on Ihe Hryan Green Lectures. Other churches offering sex education courses include Central United Presbyterian and First Presbyterian. There may he others. Kirst Presbyterian gave the series I wo years ago and has jusl completed a second series. They arc not given annually, hut just as need and demand require il. Two chapters o[ Hie "Kit to He Tied" book are used along wilh two specially prepared manuscripts by the pastor, the Ucv. .Ine Owen. The series is for junior high groups only. Central Presbyterian has been cniirtiiclini; Us series for two years, having started because of appreciation for the Kpiscupal series s'arlcd by the I'.cv. K. IV several years earlier. The Ucv. W. Karis of Central uses Ihc "Kit lo lie Tied" material for both junior high and high school age groups. Courses arc (aught by ministers, doctors and nurses, and parents musl mil only give written consent hut must agree lo have their children present for each session. Elmwoncl West MolluHhsl Church held a course in sex education about a year ago, directed by a physician in the church who said il wns well received by hulh Hie parents and the children, lie said he did not know whether the course will he repeated later hul there are no plans for a second course Ihis year. Q. Arc Ihc rlulhrs wnrn hy Doc Sevcrensiin nn the Tonlghl Show furnished hy tin1 designers or iloes he purcliase them himself.' A. Neither one, says a correspondent for the Tonight Show, "Doc's clothes arc furnished by a shop in Ihc Village." Action Line assumes (liey mean Greenwich Village In New York City. Q. In a prnlmis column you said lluil summer school Is he-Id at Cooper because the entire building Is air- condlllnned and mnre comfortable. Why cau'l Ihc entire Alillcne High School Uniting lie Stutlcnts at AIIS deserve as much as Cooper. A. The small porlion of AIIS tlinl is nnl air-conditioned is under consideration at this lime by the school board for a cooling system, says Abilene School Supl. A. F.. Wells. AIIS is several years older than Cooper and at lite lime it was tmilt none of Ihe schools were air-conditioned, he says. Q. Is llierc any place In Texas Hhrre adults can nlilaln free (ranks or booklets, hy mail, lo further (heir education on Ihc high selmnl level? A. The University of Texas (Austin) and Texas Tech Ixilh have corrcsfKinriencc courses al Ihe high school level and there is a correspondence school listed in the yellow pages of Ihe telephone book but, of course, Ihcsc arc nnl free. Probably, Ihe only free way lo furlhcr one's education would be by horrowing Iwoks from Ihe public library. Address questions la Action Line. HOY 3D, Abilene, Texas, 79GOI. Names ulll not Ijc used hill must be signed anil addresses given. TILT Two prolsclcrs against Ihe building of a temporary parking lot for Drexel University in downtown Philadelphia arc buried up lo their waist in a tnickload ol Rvnvcl Thursday afternoon. The driver of Ihe truck was unaware they were behind him when he lilted the body to fiel rid o f the load. Neither of the two was injured, although one, a woman limped slightly a ftcr other demonstrators dug Diem out. (AP Wircpholo) INSPECTION FEE UP Exhaust Systems Due Check Ily JIM CONI.KY Stall Writer Willi approximately 3S per ccat of the motor vehicles in Abilene remaining to be inspected by April IS, Di'pl. of Public .Safely Officers have several words of warning and in- struction. Dale Burner, DPS motor ve- hicle inspection patrolman iti Abilene, said Thursday tlial the exhaust system has been added lo the items which will be checked this year. lie urged people lo have their vehicles inspected as soon as possible because "the muffler and tail pipes must be free, of leaks and there musl he enough pipe lo gel Ibe fumes oul from under (he car. And many dealers are running oul of parts, which may take a week or more lo receive.'1 The new slicker has a numlicr (in it corresponding (o Ihe month Ihe vehicle is insjiectcd, Burger said, "wilh 1 for January, for February and so on. Tlic NEWS INDEX Amiisemenrs........ Bridge Business Oullook....... 1 6A Ciossilied 9-153 Comics 83 td'.lcrials 6B 1 torcsccpe............ 1 7 A Hoipital Poticnls........9A Obituaries 3A SROMS 11-I3A To Your Gocd Heallh bS Women's News 2-4B expiration dale will be the last day of that month the next year, which means (he longest an inspection could Iw good for is 13 months." He said that in previous years a vehicle could go IS and a half monlhs between inspcL'lions if it was inspected on Sept. 1. "The more frequent inspec- tions are intended to cut down Ibe number of accidents or per- centage of accidcnis caused by vehicle Burger said. "In 13 per cenl of all fatal accidcnis were allribntcd to Ihcsc he said, "but last year Ihe fgiurc was only 3 per cenl, or deaths. We believe Die inspection accounts for much of the reduction." Hems which Burger said will be checked Ihis year include, besides Ihe exhaust system, "brakes, lights, horn and warning devices, mirror (commercial vehicles windshield wipers, .steering, Ihc wheels and Ihe rims." He said lhal if a vehicle doesn't pass an inspection which Ihe owner has rerjuesled, he can lake the vehicle anywhere else he wanls "bul Ihe inspector is still eligible for the "This money is not for the slicker but Ihc inspection Burger said. If a car does not pass inspection, Ihe owner can gel another free inspection from any inspection station wilhiu seven (lays. Burger said lhat last year 0 million vehicles were inspected in Texas, a 10 per cenl growth above IflliS, but lhat car sales were down this year so lip number should not have grown by much. The slicker will be un th-: lower left-iuind side of the wind- shield but docs not require tr.o owner lo move slickers wliicii are already there. "We aru asking people from now on to place any other slickers KOIIIP- where so they don't interfere wilh the inspection Burger said. He added lhat Ihc new in- spection slicker could be re- placed if an inspector liiul placed il where il interferes uitii visibility. "iVc just hope people win'! Ihink of Ihe inspection as n chore" ho said. "It is a measure which we believe can and itocs save many lives." The foe this year i.s S'2, up from last year. Root of Men's Woes? Woman Wants Credit, Too n.v i.ouisi: COOK Associated Press Writer NEW YOUK (AP) Men have been blaming Ihc world's woes on women ever since Kve first templed Adam wilh lhal apple so it's not really loo sur- prising that a Labor Dcparl- mon( employe .should now de- cide Ihc females arc responsible for everything from splil per- sonalities lo splil hairs. I for one don't really care whether Dr. Then E. llntlkins thinks I'm Ilic cause of schi- zophrenia and stcrilily, suicide and cancer, and alcoholism and arthritis. Bul if I'm going lo lake lite blame, I also wanl the credit. Take balding, for example. Hudkins claims female domi- nance makes men bald. But il was females who revived Ihe craze for wig-i and made phony hair so popular even men were willing lo cover up. Or alcoholism. W.C. Fields once said, "II was a woman who drove me lo drink I'll be a sono- fagnn. I never even wrote lo lhank her." If lippling is trou- ble, the men don't seem lo want lo end it. Then Ilicre arc colds. Who nurses all those poor dears when Ihcy'rc sniffling and Who puis up wilh Ihcir sickbed foibles? And who usually catches Ihe darn Ihing just aboul Ihc time they're get- ting well? lliidkins seems lo forget thai men arc Itchind most of wom- en's aclions. Il's men who design most of Ihc fashions they laugh at wom- en for wearing. It's men who wrilo Ihe adver- lisemcnls Ihey sneer at women lor bfflicring. It's men who crcalc the cos- melics Ihey deride women for applying. Il's men who produce Ihe tele- vision shows llicy chortle al women for watching. And ann'hor Ihing, didn't any