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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1970, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 90TH YEAR, NO. 123 PHONE 6734271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, WEDNESDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 14, 1970-FIFTY-FOUR PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS lOc SUNDAY Auociated Prew By IIAN HANKY Associated Press Writer CAMBRIDGE. (AP( A bomb blast early today heavi- ly damaged the library ol Har- vard University's Center for In- ternational Affairs, a govern- ment-subsidized research insti- tute that was assailed in leaflets distributed to students the night before. No one was injured in the ex- plosion, which was preceded by a telephoned threat it would go Off. It blew out windows, shred- ded concrete and bent steel ceil- ing rods on Ihe third floor of the building, which was broken into and defaced by members of an antivar group last fall. Police said leaflets dcnounc- Ing the renter as a tool of U.S. i government foreign "cxploita- lions" were distributed to un- dcrgraduale students in dormi- tories at Harvard and Radcliffe Tuesday night. The leaflets first appeared Monday night, police said, when they were passed out in Harvard Square by youths authorities identified as mem- bers of the Students for a Demo- cratic Society. The explosion was the latest In a rash of terror bombings across the country, some of which Ihe radical Weatherman, a militant offshoot of SDS, has claimed credit. Harvard or Cambridge police made nn statement linking the bombing to radical groups or other bombings in the Damage to Ihe Harvard cen-' ter was described by Archibald Cox as "a terrible mess." Cox is a former U.S. solicitor general and now a Harvard dean. HP spoke for the university i president at a news conference 1 on Ihe campus shortly after Ihe explosion. Newsmen were barred from Ihe building. Slate Police U Joseph Sainalo, a bomb expert, estimated damage at The leaflets distributed read: "This is the scenario for all of Southeast Asia. Set up and un- derwrite right-wing pro-U.S. governments, slaughter the Communists and Ihiir sympa- thizers Westemirj, Ihe econo- my for U.S. Investment. Thus the C.F.I.A. is as inlegral as Ihe U.S. Army for controlling and exploiting Southeast Asia." The center, founded in 1958, is concerned with international at- fairs, including economic dcvel- opmenl. arms control and Euro- pean studies. II houses students studying underdeveloped na- tions. i Robert Bowie, director of Ihe center, described it as an aca- demic building and said less lhan 20 per cent of its operating cost came from the federal gov- ernment. s: The university said the center's operating budget last year was nearly The center's last annual report said 2-Month Hunt Over Bail Set for Angela By TED CHONYN Associated Press Wriler NEW YORK (AP) Angela Davis, a black militant philoso- phy instructor, was held in bail today in connection with a California courthouse Shootout that took the lives of a judge and three others. She was charged with being a fugitive from prosecution on murder and kidnaping charges. She will be given a hearing Fri- day. Miss Davis, her voice scarce- ly audible when she admitted her identity, was lead away, her hands manacled in front of her as a sympathizer called out: "You will be The former University of Cali- fornia at Los Angeles instructor was arrested at a Manhattan motel Tuesday after being sought for nearly two months. U.S. Commissioner Earle N. Bishopp set the bail and hearing date after a prosecutor said Miss Davi.s was wanted on Ihe slate charges in California. He added there is "tangible and material evidence of her In- volvement in that offense." John Hushcn, a Justice De- partment spokesman who was attending a political function with Mitchell, said Miss Davis was in the Miami area three weeks ago. A young black pilot who asked not to be identified told an Asso- ciated Press newsman in Miami Beach that preparations had been made there to fly Miss Davis to Cuba from a deserted Miami airstrip. The plan apparently fell through when a charter boat captain told the FBI that a black woman accompanied by- two men tried to force him at See ANGELA, Pg. IDA 15 per cent ol the funds came from the government ind must of Ihe rest from private founda- lions such as the Ford and Rockefeller. "The center does a variety of research nn defense but none of Ihe research is classi- fied, Cox said. Reacting to Ihe current wave of bombings, which began with the destruction of a statue in Chicago Oct. 5, local, slate and federal authorities have moved lo halt Ihe terror attacks. Presi- dent Nixon ordered Ihe FBI to probe the bombings. Airport au- thorilies have intensified securi- ty, and Tuesday the General Services Administration ordered increased patrol at all federally maintained civilian installa- tions. v Earlier (his week, William C. Sullivan, lop assistant to FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, warned that radical groups might turn to political kidnap- ing; as a new lactic in a drive to overthrow Ihe government. Sullivan said kidnapings could involve U.S. candidates making campaign tours this fall or for- eign heads of slate currently ar- riving in New York City for Ihe 25th anniversary session ol the United Nations. Sullivan referred generally to "anarchistic hut spe- cifically named Weatherman, which he asserted, has inslruct- ed ils members lo co under- ground and form commando- type units. i. "Wcalherman members were to engage in strategic sabotage directed against military' and police institutions, using bombs, assassinations and some direct confrontations with Sul- livan said. ANGELA DAVIS Also arrested at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in mid- town Manhattan was David Ru- dolph Poindexter Jr., 36, of Chi- cago. He was to be arraigned later on charges of harboring a Lone Star Gas Names New Regional Manager C. C. (Buck) Elliott of Pauls Valley, Okla., has been named to replace M. (Bill) Braymer, who is retiring as manager ol Star das Co.'s Abilene region of distribution, effective Nov. 1. A native of Stamford, Elliott joined Lone Slar in 1M5 when he was hired by Braymer and served in various capacities In Stamford unli] 1962 when he became office manager in Wichita Falls. He was promoted to district manager o f Sweetwater in January of 1968 and has served as regional manager of Lone Star's Okla- homa distribution region since October 1968. ELLIOTT, ALSO a civic leader, a member of the Rotary Club and the Masonic Lodge. While working out of Ihe ccmpany's Pauls Valley, Okla., headqiia'rters, he was active in Ihe First United Methodist CJiurrh, Ihe Pauls Valley Cham- ber of Commerce, Ihe Oklahoma Stale Chamber of Commerce, and was .instrumental in the organization of the Pauls Valley Industrial Development team. Elliott and his wife. Ihe former Doris Peterson ol Slam- ford, are both active in P-TA. They have one daughter, Karen Lea, 7. and the family will live at 3713 S. 20th. A VETERAN LONE Star employe, Braymer began his career In the carry 30s as dis- trict manager in llamlin. He was there until 1933 when the Hamlin district merged with Stamford, at which time he was named Stamford District Manager. On Nov. he was named Abilene District Manager. Braymer was first to take over the newly created post of manager cf Star's Abilene region of distribution in March Of A native of Bradford, Pa., Braymer has taken an active role In the civic affairs of Wcsl Texas. While at Stamford he was president o( Ihe Chamber of Commerce, Rolary and rtUlrlct chairman o( ,i Hoy Scouls of America. W. M. (BILL) F.RAYMKR lo retire Nov. 1 UP WinpliDMl) 1069 and at arrest fugitive. Present in Uie hearing room were several ranking members of Uie nations! Communist par- ly, including James Tormey, chairman of Ihe party's defense commission. Outside the Foley Square courthouse, meanwhile, abo.it 100 demonstrators marched and chanted, "Free and "Free our Miss Davis is accused of pur- chasing guns used in the shoot- out Aug. 7 in San Rafael. Miss Davis, whose public avowal of communism created an academic freedom contro- versy at-UCLA, was placed on the FBI's 10 Most-Wanted List after being charged In connec- tion with the California shoot- ing. The FBI said it traced Miss Davis here through a car owned by Poindexter, who was born in Chicago and had reportedly been active in radical political organizations there in Ihe early and mid 1960s. In Miami Beach, Ally. Gen. John Mitchell said Tuesday night that a chance sighting of Miss Davis in south Florida led lo her capture. NEWS INDEX 46 Eridq. JA Clossifitd 10-138 CcmTC? 9B Editorials 88 Horoscope 'A Hosnital Patients 8A 2A Sport? 5-7B To Yrur Gvd Health___3A TV LPQ SA Ne.j......... 33 Poindexter Regarded As a Rich Playboy CHICAGO (AP) David R. Poindexter Jr., the man arrest- ed Tuesday with Angela Davis, was regarded as a rich playboy by his neighbors here but he was on Ihe surveillance lists of the Chicago police and FBI. Poindexter, "fi. lived in a nine-room house on the fashionable South Shore. He hadn't been seen in the neigh- borhood for several weeks, and new residents moved into Ihe home last week. "It was said Doris R. Dawson, who lived next door lo Poindexter. "He was always coming and going in that big Cadillac. He never said anything to anyone except hello or good- bye." His neighbors saw even less of Poindexter after May 3 when his wife, Lorcan, killed herself. Poindcxlcr moved into the WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Nltienil Wllintr Strviel (Winner MIP. Pg. ABILENE AND VICINITY rorrh 10-IJ m p r. TEMPERATURES Tuetdiy f.m. It U U i-oo j.ob wcdruidir m. 51 S3 1 00 1-00 13.00 M U 6' Higl i-td lew tor 31 hours 9 m.: II ird S7. High tnd lew far ti'i lait 34 ind M. last right; 7.CT rm: i.m.; Suffl Innio't: 7 U II '0 U D m rridng tt a.JI. ii It noor; II per hou'e about a year ago. i Among the tbings Poindexter left behind were Communist party publications, Black Pan- ther party literature and a Com- munist party newspaper dated Oct. 11, The latter featured a story on Miss Davis' battlps with aulhorilics at the Universi- ty of California at Los Angeles. His father, David R. Poindex- ler, died a few years ago. He was aclive in Communist party in the 1930s. His mother, June Poindexter, is believed lo reside near Fort Laudcrdale, Fla. The source of Poindcxler's In- come was not evident at once. The Illinois Inslitute of Technol- ogy denied a published state- ment that Poindexter was an in- stitute alumnus. Poindexter was arrested in and fined S31.50 on a con- viction of carrying a concealed weapon. He also was charged with failure to register a gim after his wife's suicide. The charge was dismissed. Industrials Gain Af 4ih Hour End Industrials were up 1.10, transportation was off .n.1, and utilities were unchanged, at the end of fourth hour Wed- nesday on Ihe New York Stock Exchange. The New York Com- posite was up .01. Volume was 7.261.000 shares, reported Ihe Abilene office of S-hncider. Bernet and Hick- man, Inc. Leave the walking to us A fishing net was just the thing to keep six-month-old Laura Vigil hanrly and safe and sound as her parents took a stroll in Cole Park at Corpus Christi. She didn't let out a peep as she joined the grownups, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Vigil, in soaking up the sunshine and mild temperatures. (AP Wirephoto) f Book a Hot Item Illinois' Smith Has Most Color; Literally WASHINGTON (APl-As far as the crayon set is concerned, the grooviest candidate on the campaign circuit is probably Sen. Ralph T. Smith, R-II1. Locked in a rugged bailie Democrat Artlai Stevenson III, Smith has passed out almost half a million coloring books Idling "Tho of Fialph Tyler Smith, a hny from Southern Illinois crew up to become a United Slaics scn.itnr." "It's a real hot an aide says of the book, created by the Chicago advertising firm handling Smith's campaign. Ihe idea came up." the aide said. Smith ''thoucht it was nuts. But it turned out not to be so dumb. "In a place like Illinois a big part of the campaign itinerary is county [airs, where everybody drags their kids along. The kids lake the coloring books home and say. 'Mom, help me So Mtim gets Ihe message. Picture, Pg. IDA The message: middle name Is Tyler because "Ralph had a relative whose Mme was John Tyler. John Tyler was the !0ih president of the UmUd Slstcs." a teenager, "Ralph sold magazines on a street comer alter school. He played football, too. He was always a good sport." college, "he waited on tables nnd served food lo people. He worked in a hot steel mill. He made barrels. He worked in a hotel at night. And he studied very hard." recently, "Ralph has helped President Nixon many times. Ralph is always busy. When he isn't helping the President or writing laws, he writes letters to the people tn r.linois." i Why Not Daily Dumpsfer Collections? j C. C. (Bt'CK) KI.UOTT Draymer's surccssor Since moving to Abilene he has been president of the West Texas Rehabilitation Center, vice president and chair- man of the board of Uio Texas Society of Crippled Children, active in Ihe Abilene Chamber of Commerce, fen-ing several terms ss director, and he has especially been aclive in Indus- trial development and military affairs. UK HAS AUSO been active In Srf (MS, Pg. IA f' By ELLIE RUCKFR Q. I'd like to know the City ran't have dally (rash collection at Ihe dumpstrr on Soulhwfst Driif near Winters Freeway. It's a mess, trash everywhere, an eyesore In that nice neighborhood. Also, ran'l they Ho something lo slop Ihe who dig through Ihe dumpier 10 salvage other people's trash? Tn find a dlsranW they Ihrow other garbage out on Ihe ground. A.' The City has added tw-o more dumpslers to that spot and they're already collecting six days a week. The problem, MJ-S Charles Nolcn, Refuse Director, Is lhat people are placing trash nn the ground rather lhan In Ihe containers. He'd lhat area under observation and expectVI number of people to be charged in municipal court for illegal dumping. One man was convicted last week when he was observed dumping illegally. Now about the an ordinance was passed In August mnkinq it illegal for anyone except authorial employes of the city lo remove the contents of trash containers. Q. Would someone give me a recipe for a Weslern (Imelel? A. Ilrtly Crocker will. Here it iv. Mix 3 rggs with fork. Add one-fourth cup minced h.im, 2 This, chopped onion and 2 This, chopped green pepper. In 8-inch skillet heat one This, butter. Tilt skillet to coat sides thoroughly. When butler begins lo brown poi-r cgp mixture Into skillet. With left hand, slide skillet back and forth rapidly at Ihe same lime Mir with fork lo spread eggs over bottom of skillet. stand over heat a few seconds lo brown bottom of omelet. Tilt skillet: run fork urder edge of omelet, then jerk skillet sharply to loosen from bottom of skillet. With" fork fo'd portion of omelet over so fsr side is on bottom. If necessary, lurk sides of omelet under. Season with salt and popper. Q. I Ihlnk I ran help lh.il man who wrote Acllnn Mnc looking fnr larse hsnl-lo find shirt My son Is real (all and I li.ive a hard time flndln" rlnlhes In fit him. We order from a Slcro In New York lhat sprclallres In Urte nr tall men's clothing. Write: Bond Stores, Inc., 5th at J-lih Si. New York, New York, 10081 (or a A. Thanks for the contribution to our long list of where lo buy unusual siie shirts! Several local retail department storrs have cal.ilops which offer large shirts, neck size up lo 22. And we've found a storojln Abilene Hint had some 20-Inch neck shir.i In slock. We've forwarded all Uie information to our reader. Q. I'd like lo find some Tamsworth arri Hereford hogs. I'd like lo bay some nf theM1 breeds. I don't really care how Mr away they are. I need this Information fast so U yon could speed It up It would he greatly appreciated. A. No speed records were set getting your answer, but Ihen we had a time finding anvone who's ever heard of those breeds. Our swine exports said there arc none In this area, hut write 10 Pr. T. D. Tanksley, Swine Specialist, Extension Service, College Siallnn, Texas. If there arc any available, he'll know about 11. t. ..i "I.' questions lo Artlon Line, Box 3D. Abilene. Tmi 75MI. Names will not be used hut mast he signed and ndrtrrssm given. Tirana telephone numbers II possible. ;