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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 21, 1972, Abilene, Texas Of e Abilene reporter without or with offence to friends or foes w e sketch your world exactly As it goes Quot a Byron bin ii 91st year no. 339 phone 673-4271 la Iii Iii Abilene Texas 79604, sunday morning May 21, 1972�?eighty pages in six sections 25c sunday la state sales tax associated press up Briscoe seeks no new taxes he thinks the state can live on growth in taxes on books. Staff photos by John Best Dolph Briscoe. By Katharyn Duff reporter news assistant editor Dolph Briscoe Runoff candidate for democratic nomination As governor of Texas believes a state government costs could be Cut a a substantially through proper budgetary and appropriation controls. A budget commission should be set up to draft the budget make quarterly reviews of spending provide a Price tag if any for each piece of legislation before it is considered. The legislative conference committee should not be allowed to add items to the appropriation Bill. Sissy and Briscoe present dichotomy a no new tax revenues Are needed with proper budgetary control. The a growth income of taxes now on the books adds approximately $375 million Revenue each biennium. A your goal must be to live within this a no income tax corporate or personal should be levied on texans. If worst came a the last new tax i would favor would be the personal income a financing of Public schools is a one of the really major problems facing the next the minimum foundation program which distributes state funds a must be when court guidelines Are Clear a we must work toward a solution of local tax problems that will retain local control of a Best Hope for a honesty in government is citizen attention to government. New ethics Law is needed that will require All elective but not appointive officials to disclose sources of income. A constitutional Reform is needed and the proposal on the november ballot that the legislature in 1974 would sit As a constitutional convention should be adopted. A annual sessions of the legislature Are not needed a if the lawmakers would get to work immediately when they meet and stay with their Job. Legislators a should be adequately compensated but i do not think their Job should be a the states drug Laws need overhauling. The legislature should consider reducing marijuana Possession penalty to a Misdemeanour a but not As a single shot Law. This change should be coupled with changes putting stiff penalties not prob table or Paronable on Sellers. These Are some opinions Briscoe expressed in an exclusive one hour Telephone turn to Briscoe pm. 8-a while Here last month replies by the two run off candidates for democratic nomination for governor mrs. Frances Sissy Farenthold and Dolph Briscoe to a series of questions put to them by the reporter news Point up their differing stands on some principal isue. Mrs. Farenthold a replies were printed yesterday Briscoe s today. Some of these differences # mrs. Farenthold thinks the state will have to find new sources of Revenue. Briscoe thinks the state can and must live within the growth income of taxes now on the books. A mrs. Farenthold favors the corporate income or profits tax and opposes the personal income tax. Briscoe who does not think new tax sources Are needed opposes both corporate and personal income tax with a last choices a being the personal tax. A she opposes the plan to import water to Texas from the Mississippi. He approves it. A she opposes the amendment on the november ballot which would have the 1974 legislature sit As a constitutional convention to re write the Texas Constitution. He approves the amendment. # she favors annual sessions of the legislature. He does not. # she favors pay raises for legislators and would make Law making a full time Job by barring legislators from outside employment. He thinks legislators should a be adequately compensated but does not think they need to be full time lawmakers. Love blinded turtles wooed the wrong species key Largo Fla. A two skin divers who say they were attacked by giant Loggerhead turtles on offshore Coral reefs May just have been mistaken for female turtles by love struck nearsighted males a Turtle expert says. A i have never heard of an unprovoked attack on a human in 30 years of studying turtles a said or. Archie Carr of the University of Florida a Man whose work on turtles has made him internationally famous among scientists and laymen alike. A i have been bitten by turtles a he said a but Only after in be manhandled them pretty badly and you can t Call that an unprovoked Loggerhead turtles Are an Ocean going species which can weigh As much As 500 pounds. Marjorie Manser suffered severe lacerations on her thigh when she was bitten by a Loggerhead while diving for a lost Anchor at Black rocks april 25. A at first i thought it was a shark pulling me under water and i was scared to death a mrs. Manser said. She said she managed to fight off the Turtle and get Back to her boat. Jim King overpowered a 250-Pound Loggerhead that he said attacked him As he was diving on conch reef last wednesday. King managed to turn the Turtle Over on its Back and drag it Back to his boat. He was not injured. Both King and mrs. Manser Are key Largo residents who have dived the Atlantic reefs for Many years. Both said they had encountered turtles at sea Many times and never before considered them aggressive. A it would appear to me that the turtles were not trying to bite those diverse they were trying to mate with them a Carr said saturday. A this is the Breeding season and the males get Carr said loggerheads were nearsighted enough that they could mistake humans and even floating debris for a female Turtle during the Breeding season. William Hill a . Parks department Ranger who lives on key Largo said that an estimated 300 loggerheads live in the area. Most of them nest on Florida Bay on the West Side of the Florida keys he said and Many cruise the offshore reefs in their Hunt for food. A a girl who dives on the great Barrier reef off Australia has written me several times about incidents in which male loggerheads who apparently mistook her for a female Turtle swam up behind her and clasped her in a mating embrace a Carr said. He also pointed out that male turtles nip a the females with their beaks during courtship a and what would just be a love bite to a female Turtle could result in horrendous injuries to a human being. A the males also could inflict severe damage with a modified Toenail on their front flippers that they use to hold females in the mating embrace a he said. A on an elderly female Turtle we have found grooves up to an Inch wide and two inches deep worn in the front of her Shell by the males toenails a Carr said. A if the Toenail will do that to hard Turtle Shell you can imagine what it would do to human Salute from a fireman la Weldon Caffey commander of a a cd shift Abilene fire station no. 2, Waves from the Back of the snorkel truck to reporter news photographer Don Blakley who is up in the snorkel a Basket a the 75-foot elevating platform this sophisticated piece of fire fighting equipment uses for Rescue and for fire fighting. A Story of Abilene a fire department in general and a a cd shift in particular is on pm. 15-a. A Story on firemen As Cooks and some of their recipes can be found on pm. 9-d. Color photo by Don Blakley native of Knox county one of officers slain at Guthrie Guthrie two Law officers. One a Knox county native died in a burst of gunfire fired from behind them while putting a Man into a patrol car at a lonely country store residence near Here Friday night. Officers charged a 20-year-old inside today Bremer had repeated jolts Arthur Bremer accused of shooting gov. George Wallace had repeated emotional jolts late last year. Pm. 4-a. The Abilene police department is holding open House today. Pm. 17-a. Twenty two counties in Texas have no doctors. Pm. 4-a. Sen. George Well ahead Mcgovern is potential in convention Delegate strength an Nea Survey shows. Pm. 8-a. Snyder residents Are solidly backing the Fine arts program at Western Texas College. Pm. 1-b. Abilene events Calendar. In amusements. I-4b Ustin notebook. 19a Austin notebook. 19a Berry s world. Isa big country Calendar. 2b books. 4b Bridge. 3b business news. 22-24a classified. 8-14c crossword Puzzle. 17a editorials.18a farm news. 20-21a Horoscope. 17a Hospital patients. A Jumble Puzzle. 17a markets. 22-24a obituaries. 6-7a Oil Page. 20a plotter chatter. 2b setting the scene. In sports. 1-7, 14c Texas. Iba this week in West Texas. 16a to your Good health.16a to Tab pull out of Section b women s new. I-14d Man with two counts of murder saturday. Victims of the Surprise attack were sheriff Paul Vinson 48, of Guthrie and Texas Highway patrolman Gayle Holmes 26, stationed at Spur. Holmes was originally from near o Brien. Brought before Justice of the peace Katie Slover saturday afternoon and charged with both slayings was Jimmy Trevino Partido a Guthrie resident. Mrs. Slover ordered Partido held without Bond the associated press reported. The scene of the shooting was the residence and store of Henry Northcutt about Midway Between Guthrie and Paducah Small towns about Halfway Between Lubbock and Wichita Falls in ranch country. The victims with Highway patrolman Leon Littlefield went to Northcutt a to answer a complaint that a number of men were drinking and causing a disturbance other officers related. As officer told the Story the officers were escorting a Man from the House when another Man stepped onto the porch Bellum to shot pm. 4-a demonstrators Greet Nixon Salzburg Austria apr president Nixon stopped in this Alpine resort City saturday night for 36 hours of rest and preparation for his Summit meeting with soviet leaders in Moscow. The presidential Jet the spirit of �?~76, will take him to the soviet capital monday morning. Nixon s plane landed about an hour after steel helmeted police with clubs drove an estimated 200 leftist demonstrators from the Airport Landing area. As the president left the plane and approached a cordon of Smock coated Salzburg riflemen police pushed and carried another clump of demonstrators from in front of the Airport terminal about 50 Yards from Nixon. Nixon did not appear to notice. He and mrs. Nixon accepted bouquets of Flowers from austrian children then stepped toward their Black limousine. Before taking off on the spirit of �?~76 for the eight hour flight to Salzburg Nixon said his Mission in the soviet Union would be a search for a a world of okinawan protests target b52s Tokyo a three . B52 strategic bombers made emergency landings on Okinawa on their Way Back from missions in the Vietnam area due to bad weather saturday touching off leftist protests. Foreign minister Takeo Fukuda disclosed the bombers emergency action and reiterated that the japanese government would not allow Okinawa to be used for . Combat operations in Vietnam. It was the first time b52s had landed on Okinawa since its reversion from United states to japanese Rule a week ago. Fukuda said he had been told by the . Embassy in Tokyo that the bombers landed at the . Air base in Kadena saturday because bad weather prevented Aerial refuelling on the Way Back to Guam. The planes left for Guam four hours later after refuelling. Opposition parties protested and said the United states has begun using Okinawa As a staging base for combat missions. The United states transferred b52 bombers from Okinawa to Guam in december 1970, after Strong protests by the okinawan in the Wake of an explosion of a b52 at Kadena. Peace a world of Progress for the trip began three months after the presidents historic visit to communist China. Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky is Host to president and mrs. Nixon during their stay in this rail Industrial and tourist Center overlooked by a medieval fortress. Kreisky a son or. Peter Kreisky 28, was among austrians who planned anti Nixon demonstrations to coincide with the presidents visit. The Chancellor commented before Nixon a arrival a we disagree but i think my son is old enough to have his own the president and mrs. Nixon and their official party were welcomed by Kreisky and other austrian officials As a local band played martial music. Before entering his car the president paused with the Chancellor to face a Bank of photographers and then to wave at a crowd of several Hundred standing nearby. The Nixon drove to the 18th-Century Lessheim Palace where they Are staying. Security in the City was tight with an estimated 1,500 police on duty because of the leftist demonstrations aimed at the . Role in Vietnam. As he left Washington Nixon said he hoped for a very important substantive talks in Moscow to Lay the foundation for a new relationship so americans and russians can a live together in peace in the world their great avoid those situations that Lead to conflicts anyplace in the . Officials have indicated that a first step agreement limiting . And soviet nuclear weapons will be announced during Nixon s Moscow visit. They also looked to an agree Tum to Nixon pm. 4-a weather . Department of Commerce National weather service weather map pm. 6a Abilene and Vicinity 40-mile radius a Clear to partly Cloudy and warm sunday in Rouen monday. High both afternoons in the mid to upper 80s. Low sunday night in the Low 60s. Winds southerly to to 20 . Temperatures saturday . Saturday . A i of. I 676563 2 00 3 00 4 00. 82 84 63 5-00 83 626 00. 83 617 00 82 648 007 719 00.77 7510 00 73 7811 00_ 80 12 00 High and Low for 24 hours ending i to . 85 end 61. High and Low same Date last year 82 and 56. Sunset last night 8 33 Sunrise today 6 37 Sunset tonight 8 34. Barometer Reading at to . 28.10 in. Humidity at to . 64 per cent. Bike car crash kills Knox boy Rhineland rns eleven year old Mark Kuehler of Rhineland was in satisfactory condition in Knox county memorial Hospital saturday night following a bicycle car Accident which killed his brother late Friday night. Jerry Ronald Kuehler 14, was pronounced dead at the scene of the Accident on pm 267 near Here about to . Friday by Justice of the peace mrs. Billie Montgomery of Munday. The boys Are the sons of or. And mrs. Larry Kuehler of Rhineland. Mark received a broken leg in the Accident and underwent surgery in a Wichita Falls Hospital. Investigating Highway patrolman Brian Williams of Knox City said the Brothers were travelling South about one half mile North of Rhineland when their bicycles were in collision about 9 25 . With a car driven by Ralph Don Adams of Rhineland. The car was also travelling South. Funeral for the older Kuehler boy will be at 3 . Sunday at St. Josephus Catholic Church with father Barthalomew Lance Wermeyer o.s.b., priest officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph cemetery under direction of Mccauley Smith funeral Home in Munday. He was born oct. 26, 1957, in Knox City and was an eighth Grade student at Munday Junior High school. Survivors include his parents two Brothers Mark and Tim both of the Home four Sisters Sherry a twin to the dead boy Pat Conine and Karen All of the Home his grandmother mrs. Carne Kuehler of Rhineland and mrs. Mae Henson of Munday and his great grandmother mrs. Judy Phillips of Munday. Pallbearers will be David Michalik Jerry Wilde David Kuehler Chris Phillips Jackie Grisham and Danny Myers

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