Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1970, Abilene, Texas
"WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 90TH YEAR, NO. 156 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE. TEXAS, 79604, MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 16, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS lOc SUNDAY Atsociated Pnu W) (AP Wlrtphltl) and Quackers Congress begins its first lame-duck session in 20-years so what's a better illustration than a pretty girl and a lame-duck? The gal is Marianne Pernold. The duck is Huey. Expert Says Sea Monster a Shark SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) The remains of a giant sea crea- ture which washed ashore n'-ar here and for a time defied clas- sification were identified tenta- tively today by an oceanograph- Ic expert as those of a basking thark. Thousands of spectators lined rocky Mann Hill beach Sunday after the creature rolled to Ihe shore on a high tide and touched off reports that the remains o! a sea serpent had been found. Andrew Konnerth, a research associate at Woods Hole Occan- ographic Institute, said alter in inspection today that the crea- ture was a basking shark, larg- est of the Atlantic sharks. A spokesman for the Institute said the basking shark feeds on small plankton and small fish and has not been known to at- tack man unless endangered. They attain a length of 40 feet. The creature which washed ashore was 28 feet long, al- though observers said its tail appeared to have been cut off and that its actual length could have been as much as 40 feet. One of the first experts to ex- amine the carcass was Donald II. DcRart, executive director of the New England Aquanum at Boston. He said he did net know what it was, but that it was not a whale. He called it a "very wierd an' Imal." "II Is 32 to M feet In length and has a girth of at least 10 feet. ITie major portion of the body about two feet high and It has a cartilage he said. "It looks like il has a five-foot head or Dellart slid. Indicators Down if 4lh Hour End Industrials were down U7, transportation was down 1.14 and utilities were down .26 it the end of fourth hour trading Monday on the New York Stock Exchange. The New York Com- poslte ins down .27, volume was shares, repotted the Abilene office of Schwldcr, Ilirkman. Inc. Picture, Pg. JA "but the lower jaw is missing so you can't tell what the structure of Ihe animal is." Without the jaw, he said, it looks "like some sort of prehis- toric animal or sea serpent." A crowd estimated by police at flocked to the beach early today as news of the gris- ly discovery was circulated. Whales of various dimension have washed ashore frequently along the South Shore of Massa- chusetts in the past, some not far from the Mann Hill beach where this one came to rest. A number of "sea serpents" have been sighted off the Mas- sachusetts coast by seafarer's, according to ships' logs and oili- er records. One reported off Gloucester and Manchester in July, 1961 was said to be 70 feet long and, according to David Fortier, mate of a fishing charter boat, looked like a cross between a camel and a snake. In May of the same year, a crewman aboard the fishing MONSTER, Pg. HA Scalding Water Kills Teenager At Trade School LINGFIELD, England (AP) When he was 4 years old, Clyn Kent developed a brain tumor. Doctors said he would lose his power to speak and be dead in six months. But Glyn lived, spoke fluently, and learned how to add figures at great speed. He was 13 when he entered a hospital school here to learn a trade, having survived two complex brain operations, partial paralysis, hemorrhages and other afflictions. Last week Glyn was scalded In a bathu'me accident at the hospital. lie died Sunday. "For years, Glyn has battled against everything that life could throw at his mother, Joan Kent, said Sunday night. "I've lost count of the number of times we thought we had lost him. "The surgeons whose skill helped him to live are as heartbroken as we are." Mrs. Kent said.Glyn told her before he died that another patient at the hospital, a 14-year-old boy who suffered from epilepsy had mistakenly helped Glyn into the scalding bathwater. The hospital Issued a statement denying negligence and calling the boy's death "an unfortunate accident." II said Ihe hot bath was being prepared for another patient, that Glyn had slipped in, and that a staff member had pulled him out 10 or 15 seconds later. Local officials have ordered an inquiry. Oil Allowable Cut To 83. AUSTIN (AP) The Railroad Commission halted the advanc- ing statewide oil allowable today by cutting the December (actor to 83.5 per cent of potential. It was the first reduction alter (our consecutive monthly in- creases. The new allowable will permit maximum production nt barrels of crude oil daily next month compared to this month under an 87.3 per cent (actor. Total written nominations by major purchasers ot Texas crude totaled barrels a day, a decrease o( Irom Nov- ember. Only three o( the II buyers whose requests generally set the trend (or nominations asked for more oil in December than this month, 10 wanted the same amount and one purchaser sought less oil next month than in November. The Rureau of Mines (orcrast for December demand for Tex- as crude was barrels a Disaster in Ganges Delta May Reach Toll By AI1NOLD ZEITLIN Associated Tress Writer DACCA, East Pakistan (AP) Officials say persons may have died in the cyclone and tidal waves in Kast Paki- stan last Friday, making it one of history's greatest disasters. Four islands 60 miles south of Dacca in the Ganges Itivcr del- ta were lashed hardest by the 150-mile-an-hour winds and 20- foot waves from the Bay of Ben- gal- Officials said so many were dead or missing that rescue teams were counting survivors, not the dead. Some sources said there appeared to be almost no survivors on at least one of the islands. The 1961 census listed 1.4 mil- lion persons on the four Islands Ramagati, Charjabbar and other sources estimated the population was less than half that when (he storm hit. However, there had been a recent influx of workers for the rice harvest. The official death count to 32.871 Monday, but fatal- ity estimates grew hourly from scores o( reports. A former as- semblyman said local officials indicated had perished in Patuakhapi district to the west of the four islands. A utility offi- cial said thousands of farmers were swept into the sea when a tidal wave roared over the 15- foot dam which had reclaimed the land on which they were liv- ing. The area is a cyclone alley, with storms hitting almost ev- ery spring and fall and with huge tolls because of the lack of a warning system or of speedy transport for the masses of farmers and fishermen. In June 1965, perished in a cyclone there, and histo- rians say died in a storm and tidal waves in 1737. The greatest disaster recorded in history occurred in China's Ho- nan Province in 1837, when a flood took lives. The head of the Pakistan Red NEWS INDEX Amusements...........fiA Bridae................5A Clouil.td.......... 12-16B Comics 11B Edilwiols............. 108 Horciccrje............. 8B Hospital Patients IDA Obituaries 2.3 Suorls 5-7B To Your Good Health------4A TV Log..............9B Women's News.........3B Cross appealed for help lo meet "the complete devastation in the offshore islands." President Agna Mohammed Yahya Khan ordered army units into the area lo restore commu- nications and conduct evacua- tion and relief wotk. The United Nations, the International fled Cross, the United Stales and In- dia offered relief aid. Many islands and coastal dis- tricts were still cut off by high water. A rescue official who flew to the delta area reported seeing at least 3.000 bodies in graves, 100 to 150 in each grave." One ship that may have gone dcwn in the storm was the Mahajagmitra, an In- dian freighter that was en route from Calcutta to Kuwait with 43 men aboard. A shipping official said her last radio transmission said she was in (he Bay of Ben- gal "in the proximity of a cy- clone." Probers Stil! Seek Cause of Air Crash By CRAIG AMMERMAN Associated Press Writer HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (AP) Federal investigators divided into 10 (cams today to search a remote hillside in near freezing temperatures for clues into the weekend jetliner crash which killed all 75 persons aboard, in- cluding most of the .Marshall University football team. Initial findings showed "no evidence of any particular prob- lem" mechanically with the twin-jet DC9, and no indication of pilot error, said John D. Reed, chairman of the National Transportation Safely Board. Itced, pledging to find a cause of the accident, joined the teams ranging from four lo six men each to probe the twisted wreckage strewn over an area of about 500 yards. Kach team, headed by spe- cialists from NTSB, also began Interviewing witnesses to the Saturday night crash. Reed said pieces of the plane also would be hauled from the crash scene to an airport harg- er for investigation. Returning the Marshall team, coaches and followers from an allermon game with Kast Caro- lina University at Greenville, N.C., the plane cut a swath through treetops before crash- ing into a hillside short of the TYi-State Airport runway Satur- day night. Besides 37 Marshall football players and 8 members of the coaching staff, the dead includ- ed several prominent Hunting- ton physicians, a newly elected stale legislator, a past president of the Marshall alumni association and the uni- versity's dean of admissions. Eight married couples, par- ents of 24 children, were killed. Coaches and some married play, crs killed In the crash left 35 more children. Today and Tuesday were de- clared days of mourning on the Marshall campus and through- out the city. Public offices and schools were closed. A special FBI disaster team began today the task of identi- fying the charred remains of the 75 victims, brought to a tempo- rary morgue established in an airport hangar. "This town is was the way one nurse described the grim silence that engulfed Hunt- inglon and the university cam- pus. Memorial services were held throughout the weekend. day, an increase of from this month. Starting with the August al- lowable, the market demand fac- tor has risen from 62.9 per cent to 79.9 in September, 87 per cent in October and 87.3 this month. A spokesman (or Mobil, which lowered its December nomin- ation, said the company was try. ing to "pull our stocks down." Sun, one of the companies which increased its request for December, actually was Includ- ing the nominations of two other companies, rather than increas- ing Sun's request. Ben Ramsey, commission chairman, said Texas' crude oil stocks as o( Nov. 6 totaled 109.2 million barrels, an increase of 4.5 million from a month ago and 9.7 million from a year ago. Nominations by major pur- chasers for Texas crude oil In December, with increases or de- creases from November in pa- rentheses: Atlantic Richfield Chevron Cities Service Continental Diamor.d Shamrock (plus Gulf Humble Mobil (minus Pan American 420.000 Phillips (plus Shell Sun (plus Texaco Union ot California 72.500. WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUCI National Wrimfr Service iwtantr tut PI. iu) A5ILENE AND VICINITY 140 Fair and warm Hjrotlf and W.ondar ntaM. Pirtly tloufly and warm Tutldar. en Monday rlir 41. low Monday a. Hioh Tirfidar about 7J. Wiroi will M cut of lit toum It II 10 IS m o ri Doth TEMPEUTURE! I: DO 1' 11 Jl 4ft 31 II 30 n n n 11 m oo 00 I'm 15 11 U Jl 17 41 31 J7 U High and low tar 74 hours ending f. a m il and T> Hion and tor lama data latt 41 and r> Sunut tait right: 3.31 e.m.: Iod4y: a.m.: SvnieT frmijnr p.m. Barometer reading at noon: n.34. Humidity at noon: 34 ptr cent. Man Questioned of 5 Minn. (AP) Authorities were holding a man lor questioning today in the weekend shotgun slayings of a farm ccuple and their three children. Ronald Schneider, Kandiynhi County attorney, said a grand jury would be called shortly to bring charges against Ihe man. Sheriff Harvey M. Spauldin; earlier had described the kill- ings as "a complete saying, can't even estab- lish a motive at this time." The body of James FremberK, 40, was found in the barn about 10 a.m. Sunday by Dclbert Pe- terson of Sunburg, who had stopped at the farm to pick up milk for a creamery. NE Who's the Villain With Rising Pork Prices? By ELLIE RUCKKR Q. Could yon please tell me what Is going on with pork prices la the super- markets? the hog prices are down nearly U prr mil yet tbt consumer prices In the show hardly any change. Who's the villain? A. It's nn( the farmer, he's spending about IS cents a pound to raise the hogs and selling them for (he same amount. The profits arc being absorbed by the "middle men." Larry Bolcman, assistant county agent, explained that the farmer sells lo an auction or buyer who In turn sells to a packer who processes the pork, cuts it and packages il then wlls to the supermarkets. He feels (he supermarket price.', won't reflect this decrease unless Ihe price of slays down for nine months lo a yrar, then supermarket prices will be lowered. Q. Isn't thrre some place In tils city tthtre one ran learn something about family budgeting? Not a rollrge tonne, something very basic- Also I'd like to know something about Investing In the stock market, on a beginner's level, nothing technical. A. Give Anna Clew low r call at (he Adult llomemaking Center; she'll send you literature on family budgeting. And you'll probably be Interested in a class starting at the YWCA tomorrow. It's taught by a stockbroker and some of the subjects covered arc family budgeting, money management, and how lo buy slocks. It meets at .'or three weeks, on Tuesdays. Call Mrs. Ilecsc at 677-S32I for details. Q. ConM you K I v r me some Information concerning "hair The cost. cl time lo complete, place and If art any near Abilene and any other facts jou can dig up. A. Cost and time depends on how bald you arc and how much you want covered, on how much you bleed, how fast you heal and how many visits a week you can work Into your schedule. You probably would like fomelhing more specific, so lo give you an idea here's Ihe experience of one Abilene man: once a week for 15 weeks at thre: hours a visit, he had hair transplanted all ever his head. It cost him about W.OOO. lie says you'll have scabs for awhile and will need to wear a dressing and a ha'jpiccc until Ihe transplanting Is completed. On your first visit, your original hairline will be outlined with about IS plugs of hair, the rest will be filled In at (he rate of 20 to 30 plugs a visit. Dr. Samuel Silva 1517 K. terry In Ft. Worth (76119) can give >ou more Information, if you still want It. Q. Plrasr, oh please, explain why the tickets to the West Tcxes Fair were printed In Ft. Smith, Arkansas by Wrldnn, Williams Urk with all In: talk of bringing business lo Abilene and keeping our money here, then why couldn't the tickets be printed In Abilene? A- Ilecausc there's no one in Abilene who prints reserved seat tickets. Joe Coolcy, coliseum manager, said as far as he knows there arc only two companies in this part of the country lhat print this type of ticket one in Arkansas, the other In Dallas. All reserved scat tickets sold at Shotwell .Stadium arc printed in Arkansas also. All (he same it's good to know you're looking out for our economy. Address qorstlon< lo Action IJflr, Box Abilene, Trias Names will not be nsrd but qunllnns be slprd and addmuui glim. I'lene Include telephone number? If poulhlr. The milking machine was run- ning, indicating Frcmberg had begun his morning chores when he was shot at close range. About 150 yards away, in the dining room of Ihe two-story farmhouse, authorities found the body of Fremberg's wife, Gloria, 29. A close-range shotgun blast had decapitated her. A quart of milk and cereal bowls were on the table for a meal the family never ale. Toys were strewn about the down- stairs rooms. In one of two upstairs bed- rooms, authorities found the pa- jama-clad bodies of Ihe three children. David, 7, and Douglas, 4, were in one bed and Ihclr sis- ter Patricia, 8, in another. There were m signs of a struggle and authorities had no clues, the sheriff said. No murder weapon was found and the slayer or slayers had taken away the expended shell casings, apparently from a 12- gcuKc shotgun. "I've known this boy for 20 jears. I said Spauld- Ing. "A real good kid. No prob- family problems." Because of (he distance be- liveon house and barn, shots could have been fired In one building without being heard In the other, Spauldirg tald The family had lived for about nine years on Ihe central Ulnne- sola farm, about 125 miles iiorthwcst of Minneapolis. The nearest town. Sunburg Is a community of JM persons five miles away. The trcc-surrounded farm- house, H.i aqua palm peeling and wcalhrrtd In many plaers, Is typical of this Rtntly rollw, occasionally wooded rural re- gion.