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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - October 22, 1972, Abilene, Texas 3 Sui Ross 17 0 Mcmurry 7 okla. Is. 20 Baylor 7 sum 29 35 Texas 35 thu 13 Miami 33 pc 20 Missouri 301 Colorado 20 Rice 14 Arizona to Arkansas 15 a amp Mio Houston 13 Tarleton 16 26 okla. 14 Tetje Abilene reporter Bettie Quot without or with offence to friends or foes we sketch your world exactly As it goes Quot a Byron 92nd year no.124 phone 673-427i Abilene Texas 79604, sunday morning october 22. 1972�?one Hundred Twenty eight pages in nine sections. Tymm 25c sunday la state sales tax. A. J of ii go Al j. I a Ltd in % he ,. S a a a a. S Vvs 5 i of a so so. A it a a a a. Grecian plane plunges to sea took seven lives seven persons were killed including a this Light plane crashed Friday la Railes South school teacher provided the reporter news with family of five formerly of Merkel when of Goldthwaite. Robert Roberson a Goldthwaite this photo. San Saba crash study under Way Goldthwaite Tex. Apr an investigation was under Way saturday in the crash of a Light plane which killed a san Saba funeral Home operator and his family. An investigator from the National transportation safety Board at fort Worth was to head the probe. Killed in the Friday afternoon crash were Fred Mccall 32 his wife Margaret 32 their children Lee Ann 12 Troy 18 and Melissa 6 mrs. . Carpenter Mother of mrs. Mccall and Christi Carpenter 17, sister of mrs. Mccall All of san Saba. The plane was Enro Ute to Lafayette la. When the single engine Piper a 24 groped through a heavy Cloud cover and slammed into rugged terrain on the big Bend River dome of drizzle fog covers area a dome of drizzle and fog covered most of the big country saturday keeping temperatures in the mid 50s and dropping Rains up to two and three inches in some thwarted Beirut Lebanon apr travellers arriving saturday from Cairo said about 300 egyptian army officers and soldiers were arrested last week following an abortive attempt to overthrow the government of president Anwar Sadat. The informants said the attempted coup was put Down less than an hour after it started. They reported a Brief fire fight near the Al Hussein mosque in the Eastern outskirts of Cairo but they had no word of any casualties. The travellers said some diplomatic sources in Cairo had confirmed general information on the attempted coup but their versions differed in detail. Nothing had been pub attempt in Cairo listed in Cairo about it. The informants said rumours about the coup attempt have circulated in Cairo for More than a week. According to the reports brought out saturday the attempted coup was timed for 5 30 . Oct. 12, the first thursday night of the holy month of Ramadan when most of the egyptian Cabinet was scheduled to attend evening prayers at the Al Hussein mosque. The British broadcasting corp., which also reported the coup attempt said the rebel officers were protesting what was described As Egypt a failure to wage full scale War turn to rebellion pm. 2a the National weather service predicted a continuance of the same Type of overcast with a 40 per cent Chance of More thunderstorms through Early sunday with a setup sunday afternoon. Clouds Are expected to part later sunday As a front of dry air moves into the state from the West. Across the big country several towns passed the two Inch rainfall Mark with Moran hitting the 3.50 Inch total. Baird recorded 2.40 inches and Stamford had 2.37. Munday reported 2.22 inches with Putnam Winters paint Creek and Noodle All getting 2.20 inches. Other area towns reaching the two Inch Mark were Rockdale and Avoca with 2.10 inches Throckmorton with 2.06 and Goree and paint Rock with 2.00 inches. Moderate to heavy showers erupted Over most of Southwest Texas saturday and several Flash food warnings were issued for counties in the area. A Tornado warning for Williamson county was sparked by a report of a funnel Cloud near Florence Early in the evening. Moderate to Strong thundershowers covered about 30 per cent of an area from 40 Miles North Northeast of Amarillo to 30 Miles Northeast of Lubbock to 50 Miles East of Amarillo. Showers were reported also near the coast and 50 Miles West of Houston. Temperatures throughout the state were generally in the 60s and Low 70s. Ranch near the Colorado River. About to Miles Southeast of this Central Texas Community. Mccall had filed a Var visual flight rules plan through the nearest flights service station at the Abilene Airport. At the time a according to Mills county sheriff Horace Brooks there was a Cloud ceiling of 500 feet and visibility of about one half mile. A it was misting too a Brooks said. Weather minimums for Var flight established by the Federal aviation administration Are set at three Miles visibility and a ceiling of 1.000 feet. Turn to crash pm. 7a Athens a an olympic airways plane with 53 persons aboard on a Domestic flight plunged into the sea near the Athens Airport saturday night in a blinding rainstorm. Officials said 18 persons escaped from the plane and swam ashore. An olympic airways spokesman said the plane a twin engined Turboprop was one minute away from its scheduled Landing Here when it fell. Two bodies were recovered from the sea and Many were believed to have sunk with the plane. Helicopters and Small Craft continued to search the rough seas for survivors. Of the 53 persons aboard four were Crew members and seven were foreigners. A British woman Shirley lines was among survivors. The plane was on a flight from the Lonian sea Island of Corfu also called Kercira when it ran into the storm. The Airliner went Down about 500 Yards from the coast in the Sarona Gulf. The Airport is adjacent to the Gulf. One of the survivors Ionnis Adam 25, of Athens said the plane a approached Athens Airport for a Landing in one of the heaviest rain storms in be Ever seen in my life. A fall the passengers had their seat belts on because the plane was being belted by High winds and the going was rough a Adam said. A suddenly the plane smacked into the he said that when the plane hit the water a immediate panic broke out among the passengers. Women and children started screaming adding to the Adam said he ran to the Back of the plane and pushed open the exit. As the door opened water started Rushing in and passengers jumped into the sea he said. Another survivor said he saw a woman with child a screaming in utter panic in the front of the aircraft seconds after we crashed into the he said he was unable to reach her in the confusion and he believed she went Down with the plane. The plane apparently crash landed on the sea and floated briefly before it went under wind whipped Waves. Scores of Small Rescue Craft and greek coast guard patrol boats searched the crash area. The coast guard boats beamed powerful search lights across the water. An olympic spokesman said he did not know How Many foreigners were aboard the plane. The passenger list was to be sent from Corfu to rockets Iii Bien Hoa base heavily related stories pm. A Saigon apr communist led forces sunday fired More than 50 rockets into the big Allied air base at Bien Hoa 15 Miles Northeast of Saigon. The . Command said preliminary reports showed that 18 americans were wounded. Initial reports also said to South vietnamese were injured in the pre Dawn attack. One . Truck and one South vietnamese helicopter were damaged. It was the most serious attack on a major . Installation since the communist command launched an offensive in the Saigon Region oct. 5. Senior military sources say the offensive is timed just ahead of the . Presidential election in efforts to Embarrass president Nixon. Sources said the communists Are trying to create the impression of strength far beyond what actually exists. The United states has two Marine squadrons and one air Force Squadron of attack bombers based at Bien Hoa. South vietnamese forces in the Saigon area and the Mekong Delta and in support of cambodian forces across the Border. Wire it rained inside today Burleson viewed As Leader Ralph Nader s Congress project views . Rep. Omar Burleson As a Leader particularly in conservative democratic circles. Pm. 16-c. President Nixon says if he is reelected hell not hesitate to make unpopular decisions when he thinks he s right. Pm. 5-a. After being silent and hidden for almost 20 years the Daniel Baker College Bell will ring again saturday. Pm. 6-b the reporter news presents a review of area Industry today of g and h. In sections Abilene events Calendar. So amusements. I -3,5b Austin notebook. 5-b Berry s world. 4b big country Calendar. 2b books. 9b Bridge. 2b business news. 9-1 in classified. 10.16c crossword Puzzle. A. 7b editorials. 4b farm news. 8,9c Horoscope. A Hospital patients. 10a Jumble Puzzle. 7b markets. 9-1 in obituaries. 7a,9a Oil Page. 12b Platter chatter. 3b setting the scene. So sports. I-8c Texas. 7b this week in West Texas. 7b to your Good health. 12a to Tab pull out of Section 6 women s news. 1-16d Abilene 3-Day. Total municipal Airport. 1.90 total for year .,19.43 Normal for year. .29.41 2941 Butternut .1.96 2.41 Avoca .2.10 2.90 Baird 2.40 2.90 Ballinger .1.50 2.00 big Spring 1.41 2.60 Blackwell 1.50 2.50 Clyde .1.70 2.30 Comanche 65 1.03 de Leon 15 1.85weather . Department of Commerce National weather service weather map pm. 10-a Abilene and Vicinity 40-mile radius a showers and thunderstorms ending Early sunday with decreasing cloudiness sunday afternoon. Partly Cloudy and cooler sunday night and monday. High sunday near 65 with a Low sunday night in the lower 40 s. High monday around 60. Probability of rain 40 per cent for sunday morning. Northerly winds 5-15 Mph. Temperatures saturday . Saturday . 53. 1 00 62 532 00 63 53 3 00 67 534 0060 535 00 62 54 6.00 62 56 7 00 60 558 00 59 58 9 00. 59 60 10 00 61 11 00 61 12 00 High and Low for 24 hours ending 9 . 68 and 53. High and Low same Date last year 73 and 48. Sunset last night 7 00 Sunrise today 7 48 Sunset tonight 6 58. Barometer Reading at 9 . 27.98 inches. Humidity at 9 . 93 per cent. Dublin .26 1.66 Eastland .15 1.32 Goree 2.00 3.10 Haskell 1.90 2.95 Hawley 1.50 2.65 Hermleigh 1.10 4.05 Knox City 1.90 3.60 Lueders ______1.80 2.60 Moran. 3.50 4.50 Munday 2.22 3.00 Noodle .2.20 3.40 paint Rock 2.00 2.20 paint Creek 2.20 3.00 Putnam .2.20 2.70 Rockdale 2.10 3.00 Rotan .1.50 2.90 Rule .1.90 3.50 Santa Anna 40 1.40 Stamford 2.37 2.87 Sweetwater ____1.10 2.50 Sylvester .1.70 2.80 Throckmorton .2.06 2.50 Trent .1.90 2.90 Winters 2.20 6.60 peace talks open Cairo a peace talks Between North and South Yemen opened saturday at Arab league Headquarters Here. Spokesmen for both sides said they were hopeful a permanent cease fire could be worked out. Border fighting Between the red sea countries was reported to have stopped. 72 acc Queen Marla Shahan of Paris smiles and accepts a bouquet of red roses As she is named Abilene Christian College Homecoming Queen saturday. Her escort is Jim Alexander a 1972 acc graduate. See related stories and picture pm. 6-a. Staff photo by Keith Jones

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