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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1974, Abilene, Texas A "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FQES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 93RD YEAR, NO 338 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXASt 79604, TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 21, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Prtt Running Out e For May Rainfall By JOE DACY II SUM Writer, Old-time Abilene ''ram watch- ers said that "if we don't git it'n May we ain't gonna git and -National Weather, Serv- ice forecaster Barrel Crawford said -Tuesday he ajgrees; 'Abilene', he 'said, lies almost exactly on the theoretical dmd ing line between the dry and the wet east Consequently, most of the slower activity ot curs to the east of Abilene THE CURRENT situation he said, is a classic example A cool front moving in from the northwest, is expected to pass the Abilene area Tuesdaj night 'However, as of Tuesday morn rain is forecast "Mostibf the ifain should fall to the east and south of us Crawford said t The month of Maj is supposed to be season" foi Abilene; weather. Service rec- ords .show. .'normal ,May, rainfall is 3.86 inches. the -.first 21 days only ..72 inch "has Craw- ford pointed out .Bill it. rains in 'the east and south because they just have the .Crawford said. MAV, HF explained 'is the peak of the rainy (seison be cause the thunderstorms that range the area are the most in- tense at this time: "Thunderstorms tan produce i i large amounts of rain in a shorf5 r period of he'said, .''and that's the reason the rainfall rate is so high at this time of jear" It only takes one thunder- storm to get it all in one after noon; the 10 left in May more than two inches will haie to fall to bnng Abilene up AS THE SUMMER progress- es Crawford, said, Abilene s chances for ram worsen The ingredients for ram, tlut is the ram patterns, shift slowly northward as summer, contin- ues, leaving Abilene cry he said f Owing to the. erratic" 'nature of Abilene s thunderstorm itj, he said drought threatened residents will .just; hare, to 'wait it out: WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF. COMMERCE. (WMflw MM, Pf ICI (WwlMk MH. Pii. K) ABILENE AND VICINITY (lO-nfflt rwflus) -..Cwisldeniblt .mortilng- cloudi- ness Ottierw clear Is throuth Wednndar A I Kit cooler ttn'-otit bul continued 'Warm 'In file aflernoon: Southerly vvlndjH- to 20 mph, bKomlrig northwesterly 5 to '15 mpfi Ihls.eVe- nlrtg High May and Wedrmbr In upper Low tontahf iwor w High oral law lor. 24 hovn endlnc t m 19 M Hlqh orrf low Mtnt-datt- .veer: f7 49 Sunrlw today f nnet I 34 tomorrow 1 34. i 4 BLUE BlXXn, Questioii Raised On Alert Declared After Thailand Premlwi Resigns By' Slim KUANGDEJ press Writer Q Wly; d.ji'i we credit Drlvefu E4l tm ccM tar what b A The J30 covers instructor's' salary, In s-urance and gasoline No onefthat we talked -in the school administration .office could. give us a reason wh.j jou don't get credit, but Dr Joe Stames theorized it s because this is a service type o urseifor students, the reward for is learning to dme and getting your license rather than '.credit, Q Wkere are ike tkat nve Im JMCS Cwuty ftetr apptkattMS Itt fMd stamps' Aid wtet A Call or write State Dept of Pubhc Welfare 1101 W Court Plaza in Anson 823- YouU be mailed an application plus appointment time and date Attached to your application blank should be a list of the information joull need to bnng for your If.you're drawing Social Security, joull probably need only your award letter from Social Security which has the amount of SS you re drawing including Medicare Q WwrfclBg cmswiKd pnzles IK! ere atlig my are my iMbbies bat I kave MtUig witt tkem after I make tkem. the dally ia Ike paperi Iww are the decided ipM art may teal resUots submit rteir "A'-'The- Reporter-News 'buys its puides'r Vrom (he Chicago tribune Syndicate 'and from 'Newspaper Enterprise .Assn: i (NBA) because it can count on and a constant supply of edition of the paper. It would be risky to on individuals, to submit the puzzles you might not be in a puzzle mood some days'-and 'some of our puzzle ;workers are fanatics Who like to see that puzzle every day Without fail. If it didn't show up we d be ina'fix. BANGKOK Thailand (AP) Premier Sanya Thimmasak and'-hif eight month-old civilian gDTernmfnt I resigned todaj, and aj military alert was de dared throughout the nation Gen. Kns Srhars, the com mander in chief of the army and national security directoi said the alert as a pre cautionary measure -taken to in sure the security of the coun try' The alert is not a prepara tion lor a coup' the general said, adding that he did not ex- pect anj trouble respects the kiiig The king is in of the nation." Kris said-he would have an audience King Bhumipol Adulyadej The lung is staying at one of his summer "palaces, 150 miles south of Bangkok The resignation is effective Wednesday (he radio said quoting an v announcement by the 67-year-old premier "This government has done its best and kept if S: promises given to the.people when it.took office, hut still there.'has-.been' wide- criticism' of; the govern- ment' and numerous calls for freedom and individual..rights, the. announcement said. '.The message said Sanya had done' everything, he was asked to do by King Bhumippl A'didyadeJ. .It gave .no specific .reason 'for '.the.'resignation of thc'; 1 cabinet, ten- dered in a Seller, to King. Stripped Action H I t I 1 Police inspector Jean Gnn, stnppexl to his underclothes to show "he does not tlarry arms, crosses a streen enroute bantMonday where tuo gunmen nere holding women emplojes as hostages The gunmen cap 1 lured later by police (AP Wuephoto) r Key Officials Due Wednesday uj f For Award to Volley Faucet I v ,v V 't I By HARRY F ROSENTHAl Associated Press Wnter (AP) Jeb Stuart llagruder, the No 2 man-' in President re- election campaign was sen- tenced today to serve at least 10 months in prison for helping plan the Watergate breaL-ui, bugging and cover-up US District Judge John J Sirica ordered that Magrudcr serve a ID-month to fourjeai term in a minimum security in- slilution- and 'gave him, 'until June 4 to surrender Himself: Magmder was the first insider -publicly admit his own involvement ih the .Water- .gate cafse anU the first to' public- ly accuse v others .In :the. cover- up. .J; ambition; obscured.. iny judgment, told 'Si- rica in -statement. }Ie said, he .still he surrendered "my moral iprc- cepts." "I know what I- have he said: "I'm confident the country; wilt survive 'Watergate and Jeb: Magriidcr." ilagruder's lawj-er James E. told .the, judge ..that Ha- gnider. h as .already been- pun- i shed in the 13 months, since he first'; told of his-rirfe federal'. proseciiforS. MagruderJiWas; the'-.siprth rher-.; r.Hpiise' .-aide 1 be sentenced' to' He -pleaded guilty to: a single'- eoun t of conspiracy .to. unlawfully :.in- to; pb- justice-' to defraud .the- United States of America. cutors in Apnl last year, six days after then counsel John V! Dean III had also told his story But Magnider was the first to tell the whole story un der oath in public when he pre .ceded 'Dean ;to-the Senate Wa- tergate eommttte Asst Special Prosecutor Jill Volner told Smca that agree ments for Magruder to plead guilty to a single count in re- turn' for: his; testimony against others -were contained in three .the..court. She said 'the -letters' "set forth the nature of his actions and the .extent'of And Magnider, ;speaking of his ambition said "somewhere be-lween my ...ambiiiohs and ideals I lost .my ethical com- pass." Israelis Hit 'Terrorist" Sirica, cnW have sentenced a -maximum five in, prison and fined him i Vaucet Co of Abilene arded one of only 48t5'eimtgendations h i c h Sears'" and Company is presenting this year to sup- pliers judged most ing" among Us 12 000 mer chandising sources Seare1 officials from Chicago and US Brass off! cials froni Dallas be here fot the presentation of Excellence" plaque wiH be presented dur ing a ceremony Wednesday Sears buyer Fd Atzel of Chic? go .pnor to an employes' luncheon the Abilene plant A ALLEY FlUCET, which manufactures control faucets for Sears is a duisicn of U.S Brass Co Several US Brass officials from Dallas including president Del Ren ffoi, are expected to attend. "Other Brass officials expected are; .Charles Douglas, Baxter and. charge rjiarkel- i piirchas-- finance', respectively. :.n helwe It chaages. C4jrtd the etty _ A City Traffic Engineer .will take a.took at Is a cycle but can be. set back ends..' lu aay PPV dealen Wre? iw Are tfcere uj 4ealws Are tard vii The in: retail food 'in'sjeyen sloV Die inflationary increase" InjApril tpjabout half the level in.each.ijif the .erftment said tbdayi' said the.Consumer Prige index in of'one per, cent an unadjust- ed and seasonally adjusted ba- sis.] f 1 Tfce totreiwe WM the small- rest'''inilcei'last: September and rconop9rcdi' iintb Inertucfl of i.lper cent la ifid 1.1 per cent in Jaiijxry'; in food rapid prfce kikes on most nonfood commodities continued to spread across the Index f economy in April. 'The dropped .four- tenths of in i the' first decline' since Sipttm- iberl WggeK drop siF.ce, 1 it'also alper! cent, .1357. Grocery ;'r priMs alone1 fell -'m- adjusted seven-tenths of .one per cent, the most in any month since a. drop of nine-tenths.' of -ppe; per cent last ScDtcmber. J However, while food prices commodities jumped, in rj I i M cent and an unifdjusledtM.per.... while services increased an unadjusted six- tenths, of '-one per cent, the.' government .Sa Id, v. i CMramer prices In April per. pent-higher than.- i year ago ''with the index up to H1.0. National manager t Gene Stewart: coor- dinator Jerrj Thompson will also represent U S Brass THE will be a catered steak affair for 'all employes -arid high- .lighted -door- prizes con- sisting-of abiners at Old Abi- ilerie.Tow'n and .movie tickets. Guests from the Sears or- ganization; ulll include Joe Fisher, national merchandis- ing, manager; Ru'ss Stoerz- ;bach, isenipr buyer in the 'plumbing department; as well Fire Station Future Figured "Wirhin'. the next five years, Abilene probably will have- a new fire station 'to cover thf expanding south'-..-' side wrjerfr-rhe new.station will bey located is. in.'ques-' C.'Mu- sick :looks; at'.the. possibill-'.- ties in 9! Page'13. 8-C; Bridge .-8C Business, Mirror............. 6A Classified j <-7C Gorrijtsi 2B' XA Horoscope i'...-............; XB Hospital Potients 8C Sports 1-3C To Your Good Hcallh 6A TV Lot] 8C TV Scout 8C News.......... 3B s as Atzel is also with the plumbing department James Reese executue vice pres-dent of Hydrometals Inc a parent company of U S Brass is also expected LOCAL OFFICIALS Will in elude Valley Faucet division manage' Sid Waynick, plant superintendent Donald. Sears Abilene manager Bill Watkins, and Sears' assistant manager Paul Ellis. 'tThis. award is based prirna'- rily, on [he excellence of mer- cnand.se produced bv Vallev Faucet for Sears during the past Alzel said. It also recognizes the gen eral of the per forniance oi .Vallev's Abilene plant-in such niatters as ship- ping goods on schedule and initiative in developing and. iniproved ho.added.- ...A'sears conniiittec.screened' non-iinafion tor. ,Sears'.. 50.. na- tional buying departments' to 'determine i the he .sairf. Jh'e Abilene pJaul has been in'operation for five but (he excellence Mhe first, year it has been un- der contract lo Sears. Officials called.this a particularly u'nu- sual accoipplishment to'win In its first year of production "for Sears. pinstriped suit and a striped shirti Magru- dcr. .of "the cbn- fusio'n ;in 'ihe eyes .of my 'chil- dren, the heartbreak' .'in'' the eyes wife, the. contempt in the'.eyes of "I was. ambitious but I was not without honor, Magrudef _ rT was special asshit- ant Jo President Nixpn- for j'ear's, Jeft the White House iri Slay 1971' to 'become deputy director of the .Presi- dent's reelection. campaign which was headed 'by former Alty. Gen: John'N. Mitchell. Magnider went to the prose- MAX BR1NSON C9ACBCS TEL AVTV, Israel- (AP) Is-" raeli ..warplanes .crossed, the Lebanese border-today "ing and terrorist, ithaiif 24'' hours; Meir. de-: clared aysysternatic new; .Varu against: inomai-y command announced. command communique said the .Israeli.'jets, half-ho'ur; raid on guerrilla ceit- tefs in :the' south-. east--corner of libanon near JIf. Hefmbn is staging area fdr guerrilla oper- ations.. Witnesses .said r the; Israeli planes ...bombed: and., rocketed- fvaha and.Bayada, two villages six miles east of the Mediterranean pprt: city of.' Tyre. ;One civilian was wounded and several houses were :par- tially initial -reports said.. It. was .the. first time Israel' has raided the villages, sources' said.. Israeli planes' :haye .'rejifeat- effly attacked the "Fatahlajid." sector with the mili- tary 'command .claiming that guerrillas .were, aidjng the, Syr- ian assault agaijist Israeli ground forces. atop Mt. Her- mon.' BuL_ a command. spokesman said today's air action !was part of the "new of a'ntiguer- rilla warfare following last Wednesday's terrorist.attack on the left 26 ..Israelis dead and 74 wounded. Mre.. Sleir'.told, parliament Monday would wage a' systematic, constant and dar- ing war' against Arab marau- ders. Israeli planes last week attacked inside Lebanon and naval .gunboats bombarded, the- Lebanese coast Sunday to retal- iate for the Maalot deaths. Tlte Israelis called'aU'the tar- gets guerrilla bases but Leba- non said hundreds of. cMlians and Palestinian refugees were killed and wounded in raids. Track Basketball Athlete Receives Thornton Award Staff, Writer. ;Mai BrihsonpaTsenioT jt'Abi-i lenc High School, was named recjipient1 Tuesday; of '.th'e 1S74 Thoniion Award, presented .each year 'to'ihe1 spb'rt school cho- scri by the coachjifg Brinson, 'son of JDr., anil Mrs: Harold Brinson; 1802 Lytle Trail, is- a three-year Iftterman.in track. A high he. won the .District 5-AA A A" champion- ship in his event this year.1 ,'A'two-year bas- ketball, Brinson played post for the Eagles. At he was the tallest man'on the team. BRINSON will h'ave his name epgraved on a permanent school trophy. At AHS.'he is president of Fel- lowship- of 'Chnslian. Athletes, president of'I tie Senior Class and Mr. Abilene High. He was recently chosen Abilene Es- change Club Boy of the Year. Brinson 'said.he plans to.enter Baylor 'University next fall to major in psychology. He said he is preparing for a church-related career, probably as a youth director, PAST THORNTON AWARD WINNERS Gregory 195S-BU1 Sides Harrison 1960-CTiarles IfcCook Glover 1962-Jack Mlddlebroolu 1963-David Jeffries Bob Bear- den 1965-Larry Smith McDeantian, David Richirdson IMS-Bill Cattetl' Walsh, Robert Hill Edwards Lambert, Don Brown 1972-Jlm Heese Slirman, Bill ;