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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1970, Abilene, Texas Mm "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT V 90TH YEAR, NO. 153 PHONE 673-1271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604. FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 13, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS IQc DAlLY-25c SUNDAY Auociated Prtu Cff) rish Grab Rubin After News Meet BELFAST. Northern Ireland !AP) Police arrested Amcri- ran Yippie leader Jerry Rubin 'ay after his seven-day visi- .-s' visa to Iho United King- jn expired. Rubin and a companion in the lOuth International party, Slew "sen, were seized in an apart- ;nt in south Belfast after a conference. A third Vip- Brian Flanagan, was not "This is an insult to the Irish Rubin and Albert cried police hustled them off to :adquarters in a police car. "If we are Rubin said, "police will pay." "We not recognize Eng- land's authority in he said. ''Here the authority is the Irish revolutionary movement. Jf we are arrested in Britain there's going to bo repercus- sions in the United States." He refused to say what the rc- pumissions might be. Ittibm, 31, [lew from London to Belfast Thursday and went into hiding because his visitor's visa was due to expire at mid- night. The British Home Office announced it would rot be re- newed and said If Rubin didn't leave the country today, "We shall start taking action." Rubin at (he news conference described Home Secretary Re- ginald Maudling as frightened lo death because "1 am in Bel- fast." Rubin previously said Maud- ling, who has the authority for the nonrenewal of the visa, could "go In hell." "If Bernadette Devlin (youth- ful civil rights leader in North- em the Irish Republi- can Army or the people's de- mocracy ask us to leave the They Cream the Crew? Abilene High cheerleaders Teri Alexander, left, and Linda Bealy gel an early start on decorating the Eagle Gym for the pep rally for the AHS-Cooper game by putting up a large banner encouraging the team to "Cream the Crew." The Eagle pep rally will begin Friday at p.m. and kickolf time for the City Championship game is 8 p.m. in Shotwell Stadium. (Staff Photo) country lhat would be a differ enl Rubin told report- ers. "But for the British govern- ment to ask us to leave is not on. They have no authority here." Rubin said he and his compa- nions came to Northern Ireland to establish lies with the "sis- ters and brothers of Ihe revolu- tionary Socialist movement in Ireland.'' If deported, Rubin added, he would go to Sweden lo visit American soldiers who have de- serted and sought political asy- lum. Calling Northern Ireland "Britain's he contin- ued: "The reason why the visa was not renewed was because I believe thai they want me out of Ihe country because they do not like my political beliefs." Nensmen invited to Ihe news conference were asked first lo gather at a Belfast hotel. Then they were taken lo Ihc flat where Rubin was hiding out. It normally is occupied by stu- dents. Police moved in after Ihe news conference. A friend said Rubin flew lo Belfast from London Thursday See RUBIN. Pg. 8A Fights Follow Game in Austin AUSTIN (AP) So many fist- fights broke out in the stands at a high school football game Thursday night lhat police had lo spray mace on the sluggers to stop them. Reagan High School, state champion In 1967 and 1963 and ranked third and fourth in polls this year, defeated predominant- ly black Anderson High, 24-6. A fistfighl in the third quarter drew other spectators eager to brawl. At least 100 students were estimated to have swung at somebody during the melee. No serious Injuries were re- ported. The fights ebbed and flowed, with students going behind the stands, then renewing the battle in the stands later after tem- pers apparently had cooled. The second lime it erupled with greater Intensity, nnce again moving out of the stands. WEATHElT U. 1. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National waaitiar lanlca IWaatliir Map ft J-A) AND VICINITY (M mm rafllml Partly clouey with a ter rain tencM. cIMrlrg on Saturday. Friday near aO, Friday night VI. High Saturday tl'ar TEMPEBATUIEI Friday l.m. 3.CO SO Thvntfay p.m. 13 U Who? Cooper head cheerleader Toni Beck, making her tenth and final hoop sign for a 1970 football pep rally, answers the question "Big Blue that Eagle backers have been asking this week by urging, "Show 'em. Who, Crew." The Cooper pep rally will begin at p.m. Friday in the Cougar Gym, and the cross-town rivals will meet at Shotwell Stadium at 8 p.m. (Staff Photo) il :00 SI 1] 1000 il JJ II.-M U 11 U low tcr II roun a.m.: 14 U HgS a-d far l ii and U. fast pjn today: m.: Suniet torugM J.W pm. rtadinQ at noen: Humidity it nmn: 3t CTTT. la-ra lilt yfir: A Beer for the Lady? The Stalue of Liberty retains her dignify as a helicopter tows a 45-foot replica of a beer of the new aerial bill- boards developed by a TV character actor named Dave Cameron. The billboards have attracted national attention and Cameron reports he has 400 hours of advance book- ings. (AP Wirephoto) 'Tell the People Kansas Attorney General Grade Doll Has Gone to Big Lot' SARASOTA, Fla. saw little Cracie Doll off to the Big Lot Thursday. About 100 persons, most of them circus folk and including the wife of the great clown Emmelt Kelly, viewed the body as it lay in a child's coffin at a mortuary. firacie Poll was a 3-foot-tall midget, bom Freida Schneider In C.ermany. She died at 71 after a long circus career. Frank "Cooksie" Curkscy, himself just over 4 feel tall, said after the service: "Tell the people Gracie Doll has gone to the Big Lot. That's what we circus people call heaven." Cuckscy sairf he met Grarie when both played Munchkins in the Judy Garland movie "The Wizard of Oz in 1938. Doll was he said. "She wild stand in front of millions of big people, and "hen they saw her, something happen- ed. They saw this liny person in front of them, dancing, singing and laucning. and she turned the big people into little people. She made them children once again. "She was a very special person. I will miss her." Jerks Rug on Hippie JP Do They Ever Remove Traffic Lights? By ELLIE RUCKKR Q. Do they ever remove traffic lights after thty are put np? We've been here several years and Ihrre have bttn many more accidents on Kast Highway SO and the T4P l-anc Intersection (across from West Medical t'cnlrr) since the light Is up lhan Ihrre were before the lights wrre Ihrre. I'd be Interested In the on before ind after. Isn'l Intre a Ixlfrr way to lake care t( traffic problems at that Inter- section? A. If Ihc volume of traffic decreases after light is Installed, the light Is often rcmov- but this Isn't the case here. City Traffic Engineer Mud Taylor said )ou'rc absolutely about accidents increasing there. Ivit ho this Is normal, the accidc-nl rale ?l any intersection will Increase for a. month rr'six weekj iftfr new signal Is Installed until people (tt used to U. lie caid his de- partment here studied this intersection and thinks it has licked the problem now. It has installed protected left turn arrows and these have virtually stopped accidents there. Q. I was always under the Impression II was against the law lo announce over (he radio (be name of a porson killed In an acrld.'nt before notifying the neit c( kin. Our daughter was killed In an accident three jears ago and we learned (he news four hours later from a frlfnd who heard II over Ihc radio. The Identi- fication card In her purse gave Ihr names of the companies where her father and f work ami I hey ire hoth well known cnmpinles In (he city. Neither onr of nt was notified. With ill (he news of today are newsmen hart- Ing so bad for news (hey hue lo be that cruel. A. There Isn'l a law hut managers of local news My It Is their policy lo wait fnr ihe "go ahead" from (he police nr funeral home before announcing Ihc name of a local person Involved In an ci'lcnL There are several things lhat could have gone wrong. In this case. The newsman, fnr instance, may have been unaware of the station's policy. It's also possible the police were unable to contact you for any number of reasons. If the accident occurred outside Ihe resident county or state, It's possible the news was released to the national news wire and was thus already publicized Information Q. I'd like lo Inform and Ihe public Uut all Coon Distributors pay II rents a pound for any kind of all- aluminum cans. The nearest Coorj Pktribntor to Abilene Is located on Ihe louihslde of Stamford. A. Consider us Informed. Bill Reed Distributing Co. on Highway 277 just north of the Stamford city limits will Indeed pay ID cents per pound. The company re-cyclw any aluminum containers such as bultnr dish frozen food dinner containers, fomf Mrdine rans and Vienna sausage caju. Reed Cocri, Budvekcr and Dallantir.e beer are in all aluminum containers also. Q. l'ir heard different stories concerning mesqulte noans. Some say Ihe beans were used for food In past and others say they're poisonous. I'd like lo know which l< true. A. Hoth. In small amounts they're harmless; cows cat them, ladies make je ly from them and our managing editor even chewed them when he was a kid. nut they can caufc trouble if eaten in huge quan- ti'ifs. says soil conservationist Rob Price. During drouths cattle may ho dosperalc fnr [nod and rat large amounts nf mesquitc which can cause them to develop jaw, tongue and heart trouble. A steady diet of mcsquilc beans over a period nt M days could rause mesquitc poisoning, hut a few now and then won't hurt a thing. Address questions lo Action Line. Rox II, Ahlkne. Tmai Nimes Mill not he hat qnettlnns mint be signed and addresses Include Ulrpbope numbers U possible. TOPEKA, Kan. IAP) The Kansas attorney general has pullpd the oflice right out from under bearded, long-haired hip- pie Phillip Hill. Hill was elected on the Demo-, cratic ticket without opposition Nov. 3 as one of two justices of the peace in Lawrence, a com- munity of and the home of the University of Kansas. But Thursday, Ally. Gen. Kent said the 196S Leg- islature abolished the office In Navy Pulls Men's Wigs ORLANDO, Fla. (APi Men's wigs were yanked from the Exchange barbershop at the Orlando Naval Air Sta- tion Thursday. "I ordered them pulled be- cause of all the turmoil they said Cmdr. Bob Con- nolly, in charge of the ex- change. "Maybe In days ahead wigs will be accepted, but not he said. "H'igs had been on sale fnr shout a month at the barber shop. They sold for each and were styled by barber Hob Hare. "They were just too contro- said Connolly. "Some of Ihe CO's liked them but oth- ers thought the Navy had no business being in the busi- ness." So Connolly said he told Hare Thursday to pull them off the shelf. "He told me to send them In Ihe women's beauty Hare said. "And that's where they are." liarc said he had sold about 2n dunnc the month they were available. "Most went to ace dependents." NEWSlNDEX Amu'emcnll Eridor Clouilifd CoTi'Ci Hcrouopf lo Yrtir Grod TV Wemtn'i 78 7A I2.I7B 1IB 106 7A JA I3-17A SB 9B 2.3D ins first and second class cities including Lawrence. "That's going to be chal- Hill said of the ruling. He said he had an attorney and lhat a Washington. D.C., firm also had offered him legal serv- ice. The ruling was requested by Secretary- of state Elwill Shana- han after county clerks in Geary and Douglas counties asked whether they should certl- fy the election of justices of the peace. Lawrence is Ihc county feat of Douglas County. F'rizzcll's opinion said: "There no office to fill, in my opinion, purported elections fnr such offices were a nullity. Local election officers should therefore decline to certify the results of any such purported flections, and where such certi- fication may have been made it should be disregarded." Hill, 22. a sclf-prodaimed dealer in received more than vntes in Ihc election. He said he did nothing to publi- cize his candidacy for fear a unte-in campaign might be started against him. After the election he said he would use the office lo perform marriages for his hippie friends, including homosexuals, and hear damage claims of less than in casts involving civil rights and pollution. Indicators Down At 4th Hour End Industrials were down 5.61, transportation was down 1.11 and utilities were down 1.93 al the end of fourth hour trading Friday on the New York Stock F.xrhange. The New York Com- pos to w.is down ,T2. Volume was shares, rppnrtod the Abilene ojfice of Schneider, Bemcl and Ilickman, Inc. Couple Killed UC.HANGK, Tex. (AP) Amadn Ramirez and his wife, both aged 71, from El Cwnpo, were killed Friday when their car was in collision with a pick- up (nick on a hilltop between l.-icrange and Smilhvillc. Hilly II. Taylor, of Pasadena, driver of Ihc truck, waj illghtly Injured. ;