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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1974, Abilene, Texas -'WJThfoUT OR WITH FRIENDS OR .FOES, WE :SKETCh' WORLD EXXCTLY AS IT NO'. 341 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, FRIDAY EVENING, MAY; PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS Oil Imports Don't r ii By EUJE RUCKEH Dealers Await Word On Firecracker Fourth Q. Docs (he linn oh fireworks announc- ed recently mean there will be no more stands selling fireworks come (his 4th of July? Say il isn't so! A. As of minute it! but things could expect .sonic what exactly will be'pr'ohibiie'd but; right now it looks as though, should there be a" ban, it will be. on firecrackers and firecrackers only. The Con- (federal government is trying to protect us again. Dealers arc under Ihe impression Dial, if llie-manufaclure and importation of firecrackers is prohibited, thoy. will still be able to sell-whatever slock ihey have on hajid.- ,Q. Teachers nceil Mo the cost oJ workmen's compensation vs. pay raise for leathers Inasmuch as they do not know since they've never been eligi- ble for It before-July 1, 1974. will he the average cost per teacher per moiilh for .workmen's compensation, starling' iii A. Roughly about per nioiillr or per year, says superintendent-elect Dr. Harold Brihson. This is paid by the. local school district-based on a teacher's salary. Those making a year will cost the school district a-little more than those making tlio figure is for Ihe average teacher. For the entire district il amounts lo somclhing over for all eiiiployes. Q. My .rosebuds lurncd brown and wrong? A. Thrips, probably, says garden expert Paula Carter. insects inside the blooms.' Because-they're inside.and because Ihey conic oul only at the.crack of each morning they're not nasy to get rid.'of. But try off'all buds other than those Ihe. size of match fret, you'll lose them to the thrips spray or dust willr'a fjood insecticide but do it very laic at night or very early in Ihe niorning. And be sure lo water (lawn, too, for thai our'soil is dry as a desert, needs more than normal amount of water for liiis lime of .year.' Q. How about The Abilene Iteporlcr- N.ews sports department: covering the elcnicnlarj' school track finals? The girls' meet was held a( Hose Hark wlth- out a line in (he paper. There's coverage on elementary, football, I.itllc League, basketball, etc., why not (rack? A. The "Reporter-News "covers 'sports acliv- llies junior high, on up. Normally elcnienlary school ,sports are not reported, allliough we usually riih pictures of championship teams yhen pictures are provided in basketball. Track is ._ more ah indiVidiial sport, aiid rupniiigyjiic- lurcs of.champions in each event more than we could handle with the multi- lude of spoils going on each week, not only locally but around Ihe world. My stepfather is coming from Cali- fornia visit. He was In the Death March ii'World War II and in prison camp with Col. ess. He'd like (o visit Ihe base and sec any mementos of him. Is (here any way a teur of the base could be arranged belyvecn May 34 and Ar No problem.'-Tnformalioh Officer LI. Larry Burrtss will be tiappy to give'yoii, your wife slcpfather and'molher a grand tour- of the'base'today, Kriday the 24th at 2 p.m. We've contacted you alxnit Ihe details. Knjoy your tour. Address lo Action Line, BOY 36, Abltfnc, Texas 19M4. Names will not be used but questions must be signed and addresses given. Please Include tel- ephone numbers If possible. Where's the Fife? Fireman -trainee. Richard L. Koggy bears down on a'fire hydrant drill testing the speed arid skill of the trainees in getting, the, water to an imaginary fire. Senior Fireman Billy Butler keeps an eye on operations on .the .other, side- of the fire truck. Story, Pg. IB. fStatf Plioto Davis) New Mexico Minister Chosen for Si Paul Dr. Ira E. .Williams Jr., 47, paslor of the First United ilelh- odisl Church in N.M., will replace retiring Dr. Frank D. Charllon as minister of St.. Paul United Methodist Church iu vealed. Friday. 'Bishop Alsic Carlelon; who. presides over both, the'New Mexico aiid Northeast .Texas conferences of the Methodist Church, and the cabinets of both conferences have approved the transfer..-.'.'. Formal transfer will lake place next week at Ihe annual meeting of Ihe New.Mexico Con-, ference, .and the following week in Amarillo at (lie annual meet- ing of the Northwest Texas Con; ference, of which Abilene is a part. Announcement of the new Si; Paul minister was made in Inn SI. Paul church bulldin Friday. WILLIAMS-will preach at St. Paul for llie first time June 1C. He visited Abilene Ibis week- but returned to New Mexico Fri- day. Dr. Williams received an hon- orary Doclor of Divinity degree from McMurry. College in 19G7. lie graduated magna cum laudc from Oklahoma Cily University with a bachelor of arts degree, from Perkins School of Theology al SoUlherh Mclhodisl Universi- ty wilh a bachelor of divinity degree. lie was born in Wimau, Fla., Ocl. 14, ;192G, and (named, to Ihe former Marilyn Towers Aug. 26, 1952, in Tul'sa, Okla. Dr.. and .Mrs. have four children: 'soph-' orhore at SMU; -Jennie, .'IB, (whose birthday, Fcb; 2, is the same as graduating senior al Highland High -.School in Albuquerque; Shelley, 17 to- day, a junior .at Highland; and Wesley-, is finishing the 3lh. grade: Dr. Williams is completing 12 years .as., of-the Albu- querque Firsl United 'Methodist Church, which has mem- ber. has held paslorates in Marshall, -Harrah, Lillle City, Boswcll and Rolf, all in1 Okla- homa; Santa Rosa, N.M.; Grace Alethbdist in El First Methodist in Clinton, Okla.; and 12 years now at First Methodist in Albuquerque. The 12-year tenure as Dr. Cliarlloh completed this week al -St. Paul. Dr. and.Mrs. Charllon left Abilene this week for Arislin, where the'y have re- tired lo an' al-G802 Tallwood. Cr.-Charllon, spent more than 40 years in the active'ministry. .Dri Williams is author nf a book, "God in Unexpected published in'March by Abingtori 'Press. been-aclive in ecumen- ical church. headed Ihe. of the Albuquerque TJmted Fund f6i' three years, was a member of the Family Counseling.'Service (wo .currently "a member (if the Hanvood (Meth- odist. 'Girls> "School Advisory and has been a member of the. Albuquerque Kiwanis Glut-since 1963. HI'S'INNER has emphasized a program youlh and senior citizen's 'and has supDorted the Ch'apel'Christ'ian .-Methodist EpiscoDal) .church, and developed a "Shadow; Church" ministry for families in poverty .areas 'adjaceiit to'thc church. .Dr Williams said he'enjoys skiing bolh snow and -r- camping, and traveling.'He par- ticipated in ait.hree-weeks trip to central Mexico Mexican minister in 1951 and was. on a three-weeks Methodist ;mission to Scandinavia in 1965. He and his family made. 'a six-weeks tour of'Europe in'lDCO. Speaker Says New Music Shows Despair of Youth By ANN FLORES Reporter-News Staff Writer Students of today, seemingly not as rebellious in spirit as those of several year's ago, may ba more despairing, reflected Ihe 1971 Cooper and Abilene High baccalaureate speaker Ihis week. Lj'iin Anderson.- minister of Ihe Highland Ciiurch of Chrisl and scheduled speaker at bolh baccalaureate services Sunday, said he got lhal impression parl- ly from listening lo Ihe music of lilt! young. "A few ye'ars-ago, mosl of the iiMisic was hard acid rock' pro-1 lest, songs with deep meaning. .Today, il is rnoslly'swccl love songs. Somehow I saw hope in Ihe protest pui.sic and its search for. answers.. 1 sec a despair be- hind Ihe love lie commented. He said the sludenls in high school and college now seem In hold a falalislic type of "what can I do about attitude in the lace of world problems. This is not a fault' of the slu- Ihe 37-year- old minister said, but rather "of the limes and the complexity of' life. "Old values and solutions don't all work any more biit there are now ones lhal can be he remarked. Hinting lhal hn might base his Sunday on an individually versus conformity Uicme, he. said, "It seems to-me that the most sacred thing-a person can 4ip.n am) low some date las) year: ond 42. Sunrise today: sunset tcniahl; sunrise tomorrow: Bai-onKlcr rending ct noon: ?3.1? in. at (Mr cenl. NEWS INDEX Amusements Bridge Business Mirror Classified Comics Editorials Horoscope Hospital Patients 76 ID oA 2-9D 7C 4A 12A SC month were .valued at. more. than sv.'.le.imports were-about billion, an in- crease of 3.8 pcr-.cent.'.-over Slates'.had an over-all li'a'de surplus- during the first four months of 1971 of million; compared with-a deficit of -.during the same period last year. .The had., its first Irade three years of million last year, but gov-, ernmeni economists 'fear1 h igher ,cq st; of II'- relurnvlhe'-lrade 'picture to; a deficit i: .'Besides'aLbig ex: pSrt: of rmflchirier'jr arid 'trans1 arid 'ahi--' m'al" exports "also rose 'Cluving' tp'iieariy' ,b.il- figures 'in -lho! Departments i'c- for.'seasonal but .not for'.''price changes. v'..-'.i; NEW YORK Duke who. introduced 'a sizzling brand of jazz, lo Har- lem in the.-1920s and' later he-- came. America's goodwill mu-.. sic ambassador the world over as bandleader died' today of cancer and pneumonia. He was 75. Edward Kennedy Ellington, nicknamed peccable1 Mied Vati 3 a.m. at an Meiicai'.Centert E I'fi n g't 6 n stiffered" from, cancer _involving both lungs pneumonia, at the the hospital s'aid -in a. statement on: the entered.Ihe hospital at'.-; the end of March inlensi.ye..radio "aiid .th'eraby ..trealmefits. He Was Heartened' tiy the tiibusands'of. -Trom'- his ''friends; around Ihe world." At his bedside al his dealli was his. sister, and his. son, Jlerccr. The funeral will be Monday at St. John the Divine' Calhe: dral in New York.' .Ellington had be.en unable to attend celebrations for.his 75th birthday in York, last month. .The celebration brought together 35 jazz groups, ute to master; In -February, "Ellington had returned fo Washington, where he. .and for-several hundred innei1 city school children and Julie Nix- on Eisenhower. The President's daughter .hailed Ellington of my heroes" and brought-a letter from her father addressed to "his 'Excellency- the Duke; of, The .lettet; from President'.-'.Njxon, ,'jp'rotlaiun.ed thai you." across .the.wprld.jiiyLS.ic- lo.ying.VVaudiences as, th'ey; stoiiiped. jazz El-. 1 i n g t o the jirslijazz the French Legion of Honor, an' awarj he' was sented in ,-i Asked had given him awards, he re- plied: 1 only cnjpy.i'I. Tcount Ihe barsiwhen'.i I? Oh; Kissinger to Own Compromise I.YNN.ANDKRSON to talk to sludeils. Obituaries 9t> Sosrls 1-6C To Your Good Health 10D Travel 10, 11A TV Loa................ 6B TV Scout 6B Women's .News 2-43 By BARRY SCHM'EID Associated Press Writer JERUSALEM (AP) Secre- tary of Stale Henry A. Kissin- ger said today he plans to of- fer his own compromise pro- posal aimed at breaking the Syrian-Israeli [deadlock- over troop limitations on the Golan front. As he spoke, tank and artil- lery lire boomed the front and Israeli and Syrian planes attacked each other's posilions on the rocky plateau. The Syrians .claimed knocking down three Israeli iels, bnl Ihe Tel Am conr'iand said all ils planes relumed safely. are considering wheth- er approachin" the issue of thinning out forces with an American proposal might help... men after "meeting Tsracli leaders for nearly Ihrce hours. Information Minister Shi- mon Peres said contemplating a "middle nf the road" proposal, which he declined lo spell out. T.ul he said the secretary's idea was Judge Permits White House Hunt m0. i i .By MIKE SHANAIIAN Associated Press WrMer WASHINGTON' (AP) District Judge Gerhard sell 'said Ibday President N'i'x- on lacked Ihe aiilhbrlly'lo an- the break-In'al BaiiW Kllsberg's psychiatrisl's office and lhal Nixon gave no specif- ic directive pcrmllling Ihe break-in.' Itut the j v d B e gave'ijer- misslon to the' five, men 'charged wilh conspiracy'.in tltc case including-two for- mer lop Nixon allies -'to seek nl'a t CT i a 1 from the House and inrtic'alcd he miglH dismiss iho case if Ihey didn't receive what was necessary for a fair trial. Gesel! said 'that-if material evidence is suppressed after a specific demand from one of the defendants, "the court will use the full range of its sane- lions, including dismissal if necessary, to insure lhat de- fendants will receive a fair trial." Ge'scll made lhal ruling shortly after, denying a de- fense request for a change of venue or delay in the trial for al least a year. 'Those decisions-cninc about hours before the judge's Set I'g. 2A, Col. 6 bridging proposition.-which', would take into consideration the-particular sharp sensibili-: ties of both 'Kissinger introduced.' a n American initiative last week and won both side's approval of-a truce line. A senior U.S. 'official said Kissinger would return to the Syrian capital laler in the day, or on Saturday, hoping lo wrap tip' an" agreement sepa- rating Ihe two countries' hos-: lile''armies Mn! Ihe: Golan "or' without an 'agree-' ment.. (he 'official said, the American diplomat will go home on Sunday, which would be the Ihori' sluilllc'. diplomacy- siwi. The- official said- Thursday night that Israel and Syria- were "considcrablv closer1': to aerc'ement-on ..thinning out Ihcir forces.-than: been 2-1 hoursioar'liyV Ha said the after'Kissinger offered sugges- lions privately to Israeli 'Pre.-' and Dialer to' ffrcsidunt Hafez Assad 'ofi Syr-' ia in hours of 'Kissinger also-'ieportcdiy madc'progi-ess 'on deicrminiiig' the size of the United Nations' force- thai' will [Mitrof the thinn'Gd-nut regions and a buff-! er zone between the "opposing armies. A 'cease-fire llnr he- Iwcen (he two sides already is sol. ;