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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1970, Abilene, Texas SWIS 40 McMurry 16 ACC N. Col. 38 21 N'wesfern 14 Tex. 10 Arkansas 49 TCU 31 Baylor 28 California Tech 63 S. Barbara 28 ETSU 26 Stanford 14 "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY 112 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 4, 197 New Abilene Industry 'No Accident' IQc SUNDAY Associated Preu By MERLE WATSON Reporter-News Stuff Writer II isn't jusl a coincidence that another major industry Bantlag, Inc. will lie locating a new plant in Abilene. This is the fruit of the labors of many Abilenians who make up the components of the industrial team the Industrial and Manufacturing Committee of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce, and its affiliate, Abilene Industrial Foundation, Inc., and the Chamber's Industrial Department. The committee, headed by A. B. Shellon, is charged with actively srckini; new" industry for Abil-p.n as well as aiding existing hclus'nes. John Wright is president of the Foundation which is agent wiiile Elton Abies i-i manager rf (ho 'Rfliistrial Department thiwli v.'hidi all efforts aro rooitlinalccl. JOHN WRIGHT heads foundation Even though industrial development has been a major effort of the chamber for many, many years, it was with the financing of the Foundation in 1965 that Abilene had the tools to work with on industrial development. The wheels of unified efforts were then set in motion to begin a successful program for economic progress. Initially, a total of for the Foundation and for operation ol the Industrial Department was pledged in 1965. These pledges were for five years subject to a maximum payment or call of 20 per cent annually. Then, in 1969 a campaign was conducted. Taking into account old pledges, the campaign was considered a success and the goal reached. A total of was for (he foundation and industrial development while was allocated'to the Department for Operation for five years. However, when the announcement came that Bandag would locale a plant in Abilene, the Foundation had already obligated its funds for 1970 and half of the amount to be called in 1971 to Valley Faucet, another major industry which just recently began moving into its new facility on Interstate 20, which was built on a contract with the Foundation on a lease option to buy basis. But the Foundation board wholeheartedly authorized a special campaign with pledges to be paid in a three year period to aid in the estab- lishment of the Bandag plant here. The Foundation, supported by all the city's financial institu- tions, is assisting in million of the financing. The foundation is providing equity money which will be repaid to it by Bandag, and the banks and See INDUSTRY, Pg. 2-A and Greets Nixon LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) President Nixon, suntanned and rdaxarf, flrw into Ireland Satur- day after joining British Prime Minister Edward in sup- part of a 90-day extension of the Middle East cease-fire. The President, nearing the end of Ins nine-day lour of five nations, received a small hut enthusiastic Irish welcome. Heavy security precautions were in force against demon- strators protesting the use of this pro-American -but neutral nation as a site for Nixon's talks Sunday with his top advisers on Vietnam. A: cluster of demonstrators tiled to disrupt the reception when the President's motorcade reached Limerick, but police moved in on the group and Nix- on did not notice the incident. Worth an 'A' Joe Evans, 17-year-old Junior at Abilene High School, not only made the special bicycle he designed, but also learned to ride it, too. The son of Mr. and Mrs E. P. Evans, 2110 Graham, he says it was "kind of nurd to learn" and he made use of a chair to step up on it "then take off." He made the unusual bike, handling the sawing and welding in a ninth grade class at Mann and got an "A" for it, too. (Staff Photo by Cheryl Fos- i Early Sunday morning a bomb exploded beneath a bridge Nixon's motorcade plans to cross Monday. Police said the bomb was a crude, homemade, affair and did little damage to the bridge in the northern Dub- lin suburb of Drumconda on the route to the airport. Nixon and Heath examined Sa- turday the Soviet Union's aims from Cuba to Cape Town and agreed to work for a 90-day ex- tension of the Middle East cease- fire. They also decided to investi- gate whether the Russians are out to dominate the Indian Ocean. Authorized British and U.S. sources reported on the talks between the two chiefs at Che- quers, outside London. With Secretary of State Wil- liam P. Rogers and Britain's Foreign secretary, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, conferring sep- arately, Nixon and Heath talked about the Vietnam war, the af- fairs of Europe and the Mideast crisis. British authorities came away with the impression a renewed U.S. peace initiative is being shaped up for the Mideast as soon as the situation in Egypt and Jordan stabilizes. In the meantime, there was agreement to work for an extension of the Arab-Israeli cease-fire another three months, unlil February. It took two hours for the presi- dential motorcade lo travel 35 miles from Limerick to Kilfrush House, the quiet country man- sion where the Nixons will spend the weekend. Crowds gathered at numerous roadside stops. A young man stepped forward at one cross- road and introduced his bride of a few hours. Nixon took two roses from a bouquet presented to his wife at Shannon Airport and gave them to the bride. Well after dark, thousands of people swarmed across the road The Time Pat Failed Nixon LONDON, (AP) Pat Nixon had lunch with Queen Elizabeth II came up with a candid wifely confession. She recalled she had let her husband down once, but it turned out all right. She told reporters of a pre- vious meeting with the queen in 1958, when Richard M. Nixon was vice president. Nixon had conic to London for the dedica- tion at St. Paul's Cathedral of a chapel dedicated to American war dead. The Nixons had the queen as their guest for Thanksgiving dinner at Winfield House, the American Embassy residence in London, when John Hay Whit- ney was ambassador. "I was packing for my hus- band in those Mrs.'Nixon related. "But I had forgotten to put in his Tuxedo. "He just had to borrow one. We lined up all the embassy staff until we got the right size." in front of Nixon's car near the village of Hospital and stopped the motorcade for 10 minutes. The President got out of the car and mingled with the wellwish- ers while a bagpipe band played nearby. Ireland was (he third country in a single day oJi Hie presiden- tial odyssey. WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ES5A WEATHER BUREAU (WfMtnir Map Pg. ABILENE AND VICINITY Wmlle radius) Clear 1o partly cloudy and a lilllE warmer Sunday, Sunday night sntf Mondoy. The hlsh Sunday 85, Ifre low Sunday night Ml, Ihe high Monday 85. TEMPERATURES .......Saturday p.m. 66 64 63 63 61 a 68 S.OO 79 62 _ 61 _ Hloh lor W-liourj ending H'9h and tew same date last year: 86 Sunset last night: sunrise today: sunset tonight; reading al 9 p.m.: 58.35. Humidily al 9 p.m.: 64. Victory march Marchers gather near the Capital Saturday for a demonstration calling for a military victory m Vietnam. About to persons attended (AP Wirephoto) Win-the-War Rally Small WASHINGTON (AP) Win- the-war marchers, thousands strong, paraded their Vietnam victory banners down Pennsyl- vania Avenue Saturday. The Rev. Car] McJntire led the way, a victory chant on his lips and a Bible under his arm. U.S. Park Police estimated the crowd at Mclntire's Wash- ington Monument victory rally at to people. The fundamentalist radio preacher had hoped to present South Vietnamese Vice Presi- dent Nguyen Cao Ky as the fea- tured performer at a Washing- ton Monument rally, but he was absent. Ky did send a statement declaring iijs people "deter- mined In sland firm in face of Communist aggression." Ky's wife, second choice as a stand-in, didn't make it either. The Ky message was read by Tran Khoa Hoc, second secre- tary of the South Vietnamese emoassy. The park police estimated lo people were at the rally. District of Columbia police at 1 p.m. estimated the turnout at .as the march funnclcd onto the Monu- ment grounds. The crowd was only a fraction of the people Mclntire liad estimated would rally in support of a win-lhe-war policy in Vietnam and a crusade against Communism every- where. Mclnlire himself claimed there were people on hand. "My words here today are the words of the Vietnamese people who are determined lo fulfill their aspirations for peace in freedom and who hope to have the continued assistance of the American people and of other peoples in the world who cher- ish peace and the Ky message said. The South Vietnamese vice president said he would have come himself but for indications that his appearance might stir unrest and violence. With Bibles in Their Hands, And Victory in Their Hearts mi___ WASHINGTON (AP) They came by the busload from places like the Independence Gospel Mission of New Castle, Pa., with Bibles in their hands and victory in their hearts. by a fundamenlalist preacher and an Uncle Sam on stilts, they paraded for hours, singing hymns and quoting scripture to prove God was on their side. Most were old. Nearly all TODAY'S NEWS INDEX The acceptance of full racial integration by the white Texoi maior.ty may be nearer reality than many people rea- lue, The Texas Poll reveals. Story on Pg. 5-B Ablleiw Evtnlt 3.B Amutementi........9.1 j.jj Aitrelojy 6.8 World f.g Bridge............. 9..B ButlniM ClaiiKied j-12-l> Crotiroodl Report 7-B Crauword Puiile J.R Edltorlek............ J2.C Farm .Hotpilol Petitmi......U.A Jumfcte Puzzle..... Letter to Servicemen Library Hotel Morkel> Movie Satire 4-B 6-B 8.8 3-B Oblruarlei on a-B Record Review Sports Texoilt 7.8 To Your Good Health____7.fl JfV Section E Womcn'i Now. were white. In every hand was an American flag, or a victory banner, or placards, or pom- poms, or religious tracts. Tears filled Ilieir eyes when they spoke of their feelings. "I love my land and I love the freedom of my said Almeda Van Horn, 54, of Indi- ana, Pa. "I love my flag and to sec it downtrodden and pulled down by a bunch like said Anna Ryan of Clayton, N.J., pointing to a shaggy haired hunch of youths giving Ihe peace .sign. "I believe in this country and it's going down the said Kerb Erickson of Los Angeles. "All this pussyfooting! Lei's get down to winning wars like we used lo." As tliey marched down Penn- sylvania Avenue from (he Capi- tol lo the Washington Monument in the Rev. Carl Mclnlire's March for Viclory, mosl faces were solemn, even grim, until someone would slart an cxhub- erant "Onward Christian Sol- dJers." v Y When one of the few grinning youths silting along the side- walk flashed a peace gesture, they would shout: "Take down that ami-Christ sign" or "That's right, V for victory." Of the handful of Negroes in the parade, one was a double amputee marching on the stumps of his legs, beating a drum and cymbals that hung from his neck and playing "America the Beautiful'1 on a trumpet. "I served in World War lie shouted. Blacks watching the march winced. "That's a shame, using him like said one. Others nodded. Except for periodic shouts and frowning glances, there was little communication between marchers and onlookers. Like women in the radical movemcnls, many of the women marchers wore no makeup. Most wore shapeless dresses unslylishly long. And tight pants were rarer than peace Buttons ;