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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1970, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT i' 90TH YEAR, NO. 110 PHONE 673-1271 ABILENE. TEXAS. 79604. FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 2, 1970-FORTY PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS lOc SUNDAY Auocieted Preu (ff) Million Spaniards Welcome President By FRANK COR.MIEK Associated Tress Writer MADRID (AP) _ Spaniards gave President Nixon an enthu- siastic welcome today as he ar- rived In Franco's Spain atlcr making the first visit by a U.S. president to Communist Yugo- slavia. Spanish radio sources esti- mated the size of the crowd along the motorcade roule from the airport into and through the city to number about a million. A hundred mounted horsemen screened Nixon from the crowds during the first part of the drive but a motorcycle escort re- placed them about halfway and the crowd's response doubled. Spanish national radio de- scribed the reception as "the most enthusiastic." Sources close to the President quoted him as saying: "This is the largest crowd I have ever seen In my trips abroad. The welcome here exceeded all 1 ex- pected." Spain's leader. Gen. Francis- co Franco, arrived at Madrid's Barajas Airport minutes before Nixon's plane landed. Wearing the uniform of a general in the Spanish army, Franco wailed at Industrials Gain Al 4lh Hour Close Industrials were up 3.28, transportation was up 2.93 and utilities wore nff .00 at the end of fourth hour nf trading Fri- day on tho New York Slock Ex- change. The New York Com- posite was up .32. Volume w.-i re- ported the Abilene office of Schneider, Bcrnct and Hick- man, Inc. Hodges Appointed July 4th Chairman Carl King, sales manager for Corley-Wetsel White Tnick Inc., E. Hwy. 80, is on his way to United Fund headquar- ters to turn in contributions for the firm's employes, who were the first to be 100 per cent fair share givers in the employes division in the current UF drive. Corley- Wetsel employes have been 100 per cent fair share con- tributors for several years. Chairman of the employes division is Morey Millerman. (Staff Photo by Billy Adams) Sheriff, Deputy By Pipe-Swinging Inmate By BRENDA GREENE Heporter-Ncwj Staff Writer A Taylor County prisoner, wielding an Iron pipe torn from his cell, slightly injured Taylor County Sheriff George Maxwell wid a jailer Friday when he balked at being transferred to Abilene federal court for a sanity hearing. Rurlee Carroll, 51, struck Sheriff Maxwell and Chief Jailer Jim BrousSard on the head when they attempted to take him from the cell to carry him to the federal building. CARROLL BECAME violent about a.m. Friday when Maxwell entered the "drunk tank" in the basement to take Carroll ouL "He was yelling and hollering and beating a pine on the cell Maxwell said. "U'e could rot talk him into coming out." An attempt to force Carroll out of the cell by spraying chemical Mace was futile and "finally, we just opened the door and went in after Maxwell said. With the help of a number of deputies and trusties, including Vernon Tyler, Maxwell and Broussard managed to control Carroll when he apparently tripped over a bed in the cell. CLAD ONLY IN' green fatigues and held by handcuffs and leg irons, Carroll was brought io the federal building about a.m., and waited in the car until about a.m. while Dist. Judge Leo Brewster, Maxwell, and Carroll's attorney Chuck Erwin discussed whether to proceed with the hearing as scheduled. About a.m., Judge Brewster came out of the building and talked to Carroll first lo testify In the hearing to determine whether Carroll Is due a new trial for the murder of his wife. The hearing continued Into Ihe afternoon. Carroll Is seeking a re-trial for the butcher knife slaying of his wife in July 1948, on the claim that he was mentally incompetent lo stand trial at that time. He has spent the last 22 years in prison following that conviction. HIS PETITION FOR a writ cf habeas corpus was denied in both state and federal courts, See CARROLL, Pg. 2A Champion Laid To Rest With Proper Rites HOVE, England (AP) They buried a champion in 15-year- old Chris Hudson's garden to- day. With proper ceremony, Chris laid to rest his 4-year-old snail, Colly, who died in her jam jar. Colly won the title cf the world's fastest snail at a compe- tition in Folkestone last spring. She covered two feet in three devastating minutes, leaving the other competitors far be- hind. "She was only young Chris said sadly. "I don't think captiv- ity really agreed with her." By MERLE WATSON Reporter-News Staff Writer Joe Hodges, president of Abilene National Bank, was announced Friday as 1971 chairman of the "Big Country Fourth of July Spt-clacutular. Hodges' appointment was disclosed by Chamber if Commerce President Ed The bank officer worked as program chairman for this year's Shotwcll Stadium event, which drew persons. HODGES EMPHASIZED that the Spectacular will continue to be self-supporting and that al' its expenses incurred will b( taken care of by th.; Spectacular. He said there was such a strong response lo the use of the American flag in hand for admission that the same procedure will be used for the 1971 event. Hodges said that due to the extent of the response for flags inn they ..ere sold out by FHOW time and plans are lo have plenty of flags available for the 1971 show. "We do hope that we will be able to obtain the services of a well-known he said. "AT PRESENT WE don't have any basic plans made for the celebration, but we expect to JOE HODGES more U.S. flags expand on the same he added. Hodges said the Spectacular ended with in the bank which will be used in staging the 1971 show. "It's he said, "that the sale of (lags and concessions virtually covered all ths expenses of the spectacular. The was raised by contributions." He said he expected lo select committee members within the next week or two to lay groundwork program. in preparing a (JEORC.E MAXWELL slightly Injured for a few minutes. The Judge asked him if he recognized him, and Carroll said, "Yes, you're Judge Leo Brewster." THE JUDGE THEN asked if Carroll thought he could behave himself if the hearing was held and Carroll said he could. Dr. Pete C. Palasola, an Abilene psychiatrist, who examined Carroll Wednesday and again Friday morning following the jail incident, was NEWS INDEX Amusfmtntj 2C Bridge 9A Ccsiitifd 2-7D Ccmici 11C Editorials IOC Horoscope 5A Hospital Patients........49 Obituaries 3A Sports 6-9C To Your Good Health------ 9A .TV Log 5C Women's News 2-4B 13 Massacred 200 Years Ago Science Team Finds Remains of Cossacks STORIIS, Conn. (AP) A team of scientists from the Uni- versity of Connecticut reported Thursday the discovery of the remains of 13 Russian Cossacks massacred more lhan two cen- turies ago during an Aleut up- rising in the Bering Sea island chain. Dr. William S. Laughlin, a physical anthropologist and au- thor of the report, said the buri- al pit containing the skeletons of 13 Cossacks and an Aleut was located In Chaluka. There were thought to be 49 Russians in the original party, Laughlin said, adding that the massacre oc- curred in 1763 or 17M. "They were all adult males between 22 and 50 years of age, unusually robust, with exccp- tionally large noses, good teeth, an absence of arthritis and there was one case of Laughlin added. Laughlin said the Russians provide an insight into the ac- tual appearance of the "first hy- bridizing population1' and their early social relations with the natives. Among Ihe signs of Inter- breeding, he said, were Russian physical traits w-hich are now- found in the Eskimo, such as baldness, long noses and physi- cal stature. Laughlin said the Cossack party was last heard from Dec. 8, 1763, when letters were sent from the Aleutians by way of a Russian ship. On July 5, 1764, a Russian named Glottof found the bodies, which were buried about two weeks later by anoth- er Russian named Knrovin. Both men later relumed to Rus- sia and described Uie massacre. Laughlin said Glottof reported that he had recognized among the bodies the commander of the Cossack detachment, a man Modvedeff. The was made dur- ing a summer expedition lo the Aleutians by a team of universi- ty researchers and students. It w'as reported in the current edi- tion of a publication of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. the bottom of the ladder as the President and Mrs. Nixon got off the plane. The two chiefs of state shook hands warmly. Franco's wife. Dona Carmen Polo, gave Nit- on's wife, Pat, a bouquet cf flowers decorated with the Spanish flag. It was the time Nixon and Franco had met. They first met in Barcelona in 1963 when Ihe U.S. executive visited Spain as a private citizen. In Belgrade three hours ear- lier, President Tito, Mrs. Tito and top Yugoslavian officials had accompanied the Nixons and their party to the airport and had waved goodbye as the presidential jet, Air Force One, look off into an overcast sky. The P r e s i d c n t 's airliner touched down in Madrid shortly after noon. Nixon lold Franco he was "greatly honored to be the first President lo visit Spain" since President Dwight D. Eisenhow- er's stop here in 1959. Aflcr the ceremonies at the airport, which were colorful and warm, the two chiefs of stale drove off to Madrid in a closed limousine flanked by motorcy- cle outriders. Nixon's route took him past the Plaza of Eisenhower named after the Inlp President's visit. Nixon's six-minute speech laid emphasis on military coopera- tion between the two countries but also stressed social and eco- nomic relations. More than policemen in uniform and in plain clothes lined the streets and the roots along the route ol the 13-mile motorcade. Infantry troops also guarded Ihe route. His and Franco's remarks on the new agreement on U.S. bases In Spain underlined the determination of both govern- ments to carry them out by ex- ecutive agreement despite U.S. Senate oppostion and mild criti- cism of lha pacts In Spain. Before Ihe President's visit. Communist leaflets called for dcmnnstralions against Nixon. Nixon entered Madrid the liphlest security in the city's history. The famous three-cornered hats of Ihe Civil Guard mingled with more than Spanish and U.S. flags and banners as the Nixnns reached the heart of Madrid. The Spanish flags have been flying for days but the U.S. flags went up a few hours ahead of N'ixon's arrival, apparently to avoid any chance of incident. Police were busy 24 hours be- fore Nixon's arrival covering up slogans denouncing the Presi- dent, the United States and the bases agreement that popped in the capital's suburbs. WEATHER U. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU (WejTTTrr mip, Pg. I-B) APILENE AND VICINITY (O-mi'e T3 oartly tloutfy aid ti-f t- Saturday in T> uccer th. Wi-ei I TEMPERATURES Th-n p-i Frl in, 7! 79 71 200 3 00 5 CO 7.0) i m 9. CO 41 71 74 7t 7] n a ti H'S'i Bid '-r 24 fctri fd-g 1 II B-d 55. H ind Ult >iv: I! 13. lilt B.m. Sunrln fl m. Surwt Ten 7 33 o m. EsnvT-.f'fr rfaolng IT poofl: H.23 M.mid Ty II nocn: dS per cfrt. No FDA Ruling on Bare Feet in Cafes No Evidence of Soviet Sub Base, Church Claims WASHINGTON (AP) There Is no conclusive evidence at this time that a Soviet submarine support base is under construc- tion In Cuba, according to Sen. Frank Church. The Idaho Democrat came out of t meeting with Defense Intel- ligence Agency officials Thurs- day lo say that "present evi- dence would not sustain a con- elusion one way or the other" about the reported flussian fa- cility. "There Is construction activi- ty going the senator said, It would be highly conjec- tural to conclude" the work is on a sub base. "Facts arc much loo skimpy to draw conclusions now." But, Church added, the Penta- gon is keeping an eye on work. "In light of what happened In Ihe 1962 Cuban missile crisis, we can't disregard" any Soviet construction on the Island 90 miles from U.S. shores, he said. The Pentagon said last week there were solid Indications con- struction was under way on a Soviet base on Cuba's south shore, at Clcnfuepos. By ELLIE RUCKER q. Last year I sprained my ankle which made wearing shoes Impossible. A local restaurant refused me service by stating that Food and Drug Adminis- tration wouldn't allow shoeless patrons In an establishment where food Is served. Two nights ago a ruoplt, also bare- footed, was turned away by the same restaurant for Ihe same reason. My question Is why aie bare feet on an otherwise dirty floor considered unhygienic when Illrrally hundred! of wads of rhculng gum adorn the nndrr- sides of Ihe tables patrons art served nn? A. The restaurant owner was either trying to be tactful or just passing the buck, be- cause Ihe FDA has no such ruling. Many restaurants have their own house nil! against bare feel because they ftcl It may be offensive to other patrons and to prevent a lawsu't in case a barefooted customer should step on a toothpick or piece of broken china, etc. The restaurant owners agree that chewing gum under the tables Is and wi'h there was a way to prevent It, but so far haven't come up with one. Q. Is there any certain time I should mall a leltrr In order to be sure It will reach Dallas Ihe next morning alter mailing? What about parcels? A. If you'll have the letter at Ihe Main Posloffice (Ihe hoi in the lobby) by p.m., it will be delivered in Dallas the next day. If you miss that deadline, you can send an air mail letter as laic as p.m. and it will be delivered the next day. A special delivery letter can be mailed as late as p.m. For parcels, It takes a minimum of two diys from the time you mall It until it's delivered. Q. I'd like to know where I ronld nh- tain I city map of Ablltne ilnrc I'll be going to school (here toon. Could jou tell me where I could order one so It can be sent through the mall? A. Glad you're to Abilene; so is the Chamber of Commerce and they've already sent you a map. If anyone else has an urge for a city map, drop by the C of C, they'll gladly provide one. Or both downtown newstands sell city maps fnr 75 cents; als.i the Abilene banks provide maps free of charge to their customers. Q. For quite sometime I've been aware of the fact lhat at Ihe north en- trance lo the downtown post olllrc there arc Ihrre parallel outside doors. Why Is It that two arc faithfully and carefully locked by appointed post ntflre employ- es at closing lime, leaving one unlocked at all limes? A. One door Is left unlocked for Ihe convenience of people who have olficcs upstairs. There's a stairwell between the Inside and outside doors that leads upstairs. Those who need to get upstairs have a key to that doorway and one outside door is left open so they have access to the door leading to the stairway. (Confusing isn't The inside doors to the post office lobby are locked after closing hours. I'd like to know the age limit (or getting a pilot's license? Also, Is there .in ailallon club at Cooper or Abilene High? A. You can ?olo at IB, get your private license at 17 and your commercial license at 18. Itight now there's not an .ivlation club a: either school, but you could probably siart one. Cooper Principal Mslcolm Anihony says to find 10 student1; and a sponsor who are interested In forming an club, then he'll see if It can be affiliated with a subject mailer area and Ihe school will organize an aviation club. At Alls, Principal Kscoe says they've had aviation clubs In Ihe past and if there's enough Interest, they'll lorm another one. Talk to Mr. Webb or Ihe Dean of Stu- denls. ;