Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - November 24, 1974, Abilene, Texas
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94TII YEAR, NO. 159 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE. TEX,. 79604. SUNDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 24. 1974 -SEVENTY-SIX PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS 25c SUNDAY
Ford Encouraged' About Progress of Nuclear Talks
VLADIVOSTOK, U .S .S .R. i AP i — President Ford said Sunday he was “encouraged ’ about the progress ‘ e is mak-ng with Soviet leader Leonid I. Brezhnev on establishing guidelines for a new 10-year
treaty limiting offensive nuclear weapons.
“We hope we don t disappoint you,” the President, bundled in a wolfskin parka with a Russian sable hat on his head, told newsmen at the
'Bolt Out of Blue' Strikes on North 1st
When a bolt of lightning
comes out of what appear to be fairly clear skies, it makes people staid worrying about their latest wrongdoing.
And when the lightning bolt is followed by a p U of brownish smoke, it is easy to imagine some evildoer paying for his transgressions.
However, no one was guilty — or guilty enough — near the 2300 block of North 1st about 4 50 p.m. Saturday when lightning. followed by a loud clap of thunder, struck.
The only casualty was an electric transformer, according to Mason Davidson of West Texas Utilities. The knocked-out transformer cut off power to only one building for a short time, he said.
However, people viewing new carf at Fred Hughes Buick in the next block slid the lightning “seemed like ii
vent right through the building.
Weathermen said the “bolt out of the blue” was caused bv a weak thunderstorm on top of a low cloud deck. The cloud cover kept the thunderstorm from being visible.
The lightning was followed bv light rain and small hail, the weathermen added.
Traces of ram were reported in Winters. Comanche, Brownwood, Baird, Breckenridge and Abilene.
A cold front passed southward through Texas Saturday, lwinging with it cooler temperatures and light thunderstorm activity for the Big Country.
The light rain, which sprinkled Abilene early Saturday evening, was building as it moved eastward, forecasters said. By late evening, the storms were in the eastern pert of the state md described as severe storms, they added.
door of his dacha (villa.I “We re encouraged.”
He then walked down a snowlined path to a conference center where Brezhnev awaited him for the second day of talks on the nuclear arms limitation treaty, as well as a variety of other topics, including the Middle East.
Ford and Brezhnev had met in the white stucco building until past midnight Saturday, discussing only one subject: how to instruct negotiators in Geneva on framing a nuclear arms limitation treaty in time to sign when the two leaders meet again in Washington next summer.
After the more than six hours of talks, Secretary of Spite Henry A. Kissinger told newsmen: “We are in the same ballpark...Enough was done to give impetus to the negotiations in Geneva. We hair come closer to our goal.”
The two-day summit has been widely publicized in the Soviet press, reflecting the Kremlin's determination to move ahead with its . olicy of detente.
“A new- significant pace is being inscribed into the chronicle of the relationship between our countries, marked with th^ soint of detent* anfl normalization,” declared the
see TALKS, Bg. IGA. Col. IBilly Graham's Magnetism
iRADV WILSON WELCOMES GOSPEL SINGER ETHEL WATERS . . . she sang during the program honoring the longtime evangelist
GRADY WILSON HOLDS HEIDI HANKS, 5 she's the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. P»illie Hanks
Evangelist in Tears After 2 Surprises
EVANGELIST BILLY GRAHAM RENEWS ACQUAINTANCES
. . . during Grady Wilson Day at West Texas Ranch for Christ
By JIM CONLEY Reporter-News Staff Writer
BLACKWELL - The man's given name is William Franklin Graham.
He is a lean, six feet, two inches tall and has piercing though friendly light-blue eyes, which make him appear younger than his 56 years.
His hair, a mixture of brown, blond and gray, is wavy and curls up around his collar at the back of his neck.
His handshake is deft and practiced without being overly firm. It’s the handshake of famous, popular figures who know they eventually could suffer real harm if they matched grips with the endless streams of people they encounter.
This particular man, known to millions of people rn almost every country on earth simply as Billy Graham, has shaken hands and talked with at least his share of the world's population.
The magnetism of the
Staff Photos By John Best
famed evangelist was at work again Saturday afternoon in the beautiful West Texas
Ranch for Christ near Blackwell, where Graham had come, along with a couple of hundred select guests, to help honor his ‘ right hand man,” Grady Wilson.
But before he made his subtle entrance into the gathering, he granted a few minutes for an Interview.
Standing o n a windy hill apart from the gathering he answered questions about the state of the world in geiwfsd and Christianity in particular.
of whether or not there should be a Palestinian state, as is currently being debated,
‘‘Yes, I believe in Israel.” he said firmly, “that it should .survive.”
And of the Middle East struggle in general, he added, “I just know that this war has been going on since Bible times...but these problems "ill only be resolved when the Messiah returns.”
When Billy Graham mentions Christ his eyes change. They sparkle more, it seems, though perhaps that is only in
See GR AH AM, Pg. 16 V. Col. 4
GRADY WILSON . . . in a happy mood Saturday
Bv LORETTA FULTON Reporter-News State Lditor
BLACKWELL—Grady Wilson was sit-ting with a crowd of 250 persons under a yellow and blue tent listening to inspirational music and enjoying a beautiful autumn day when he received his second surprise Saturday.
His first surprise came at 7:30 a m when he was greeted by old friends at breakfast who informed him that it was “Grady Wilson Day” at the West Texas Ranch for Christ north of Blackwell off Highway 70.
As Wilson and the guests were taking in the gospel singing, the Rev. Billie Hanks Jr., who operates the ranch, gave Wilson his .second surprise.
“GRADY. IL you’ll look behind you. you've got a couple of real good friends coming out.”
Wilson turned around to see evangelist Billy Graham and gospel singer Ethel Waters walking out of the lodge at the ranch.
Wilson has been a friend of Graham’s for 40 years an dis a longtime member of his crusade team. Miss Waters is also a member of the team.
Guests at the private ceremony were
invited by the Billy Graham \ssn. Tbev included old friend^ from all over the I nited States, local people who bellied plan it and one minister from South Africa. A public “Grady Wilson Day” will be held at the ranch Sunday.
In addition to Graham and Miss Waters, singers Steve and Barbara Musto of Hie Billy Graham Assn. and others participated in the celebration Saturday.
After the shock of seeing Graham and Miss W aters, W ilson sat back in his chair, Md a small child in his lap. and enjoyed the program.
PERHAPS THE most moving pan of the program came wlien the 78-year-old Miss Waters told Wilton and the audience. “I jud want to make a joyful noise ”
Miss Waters, who had to be assisted to the microphone, explained that her physical condition is not good.
“Ihis may be the last (performance) but I wanted it io be a grandstand.”
And it was. Miss Waters, dressed in a simple purple dre>s and pink and gold trimmed black scarf, put all of her soul into her singing.
See 250. Pg. ibV, Col. 7
7 have no earthly goal but to glorify the Lord '
finally telling his personal goals.
“The biggest problem facing the world today is sin — its the flaw in human nature.” he said, with the confident voice of a man who has been waging war on evil for many years. “And the United Nations and the rest of the world can't solve the problem. . . ifs greed and the lust for power, among other things.”
But belies sin, Graham said, “the immediate great problem of the world is the oil problem. And ifs going to get worse.”
He went on to say he feels “there’s a definite possibility of a major war in the Middle East within the next six months.
The evangelist said he supports Israel but does not take sides on the political questionSearch Warrants: There Can't Be Any Mistakes
By KITTY FRIEDEN Reporter-News Staff Writer
The Fourth Amendment of the U. S. Constitution provides for the security of the people “in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures.”
What constitutes an “unreasonable” search has been a point of controversy for the courts and is something that must be determined in each individual case.
District Atty. Ed Paynter of Abilene said that police are confronted frequently with situations which require fast action, and “they’re as likely as anyone else to make a judgment that somebody else down the line may say was wrong.”
BASICALLY, a search is considered “reasonable” if there is “probable
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of three stories on law enforcement searches.both with warrants and without. The succeeding stories will appear in the Monday and Tuesday afternoon editions of The Reporter-News.
cause” to believe a crime has been or is tieing committed. The search must be justified beforehand — an officer “can’t justify the search on what is found.” Paynter explains.
Tile law’ says that a search warrant is a “written order issued by any magistrate”, and that includes any judge, from tho municipal level on up, Paynter says.
the warrant can be issued to any peace officer. Taylor County Court-at-Law Judge Lynn Ingaisbe said this
means city, county, state and federal officers, including game wardens and constables.
Ingaisbe said those issued to federal investigators, however, must come from federal judges.
The officers who run the majority of searches here, both with and without warrants, are the city’s Special Services Bureau officers, the narcotics agents.
Sgt. Larry Faulks, who heads SSD, has been acclaimed by other law officers as die man who knows l>est ii rn to draft the affidavit on which the warrant is based.
“The drafting of an affidavit does involve expertise,” Paynter believes, because no information pertinent to the search can be left out.
AN OFFICER may have probable
cause to conduct the search, but ii the affidavit doesn’t establish this, it s invalid.
The important thing is to put in everything you know. The officer sometimes inadvertently leaves something out,” the district attorney said.
“You’ve got to be exact,” Sgt. Faulks added. “You can’t have any mistakes.”
He said he always has a second agent read the draft an officer has drawn up to catch any loophole And he said he tries to get one of the judges who has a law degree to sign the warrants because they are more aware of the information that needs to be presented.
Ile said most of the warrants run by his division are signed by C ity Judge
See AFFIDAVIT. Pg. ISA, Col. I
My Lai: Where Are the Rest?
Lf. William Colley is out on bail, but what has become of the others involved in the My Lai in. cident? Pq. 25A.
Women are playing more of a role in ROTC at Hardin-Stmmons University. Pq.
Dr. Alfonso Pmo of Gorman remembers well the day he left Castro's Cuba. Pq. 19A.
Already holdmq dismal records in many other respects, 1974 seems destined to enter the books as the year of the qreat terror epidemic. Pq. 5A.
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