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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1970, Abilene, Texas WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 90TH YEAR, NO. 86 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 10, PAGES IN FOUR SECTIONS IQc SUNDAYS Associated Preu (ff> Blowing Her Own Horn Miss West Virginia, Linda Dianne Barnell, blows her own horn after be- ing serenaded by the West Virginia In- stitute of Technology on the Boardwalk in At- lantic City. Miss Barnett is competing for the Miss America Crown. (AP Wirepholo) Dr. Wells Expects Dene's 98 Uc IJ c a Degree .S. Golden Era 9 By. BIIENIM GREENE RcpoVlcr-NCHs State Writer "America is headed toward a Golden Era and the nation can achieve it by 1976 if we can get hold of Dr. Kenneth D. Wells, co-founder and presi- Man Dies Of Accident Injuries F. Dan Killough 72, of Potosi Hoad died al a.m. Thursday at Hendrick Memorial Hospital. He had been in critical condition at the hospital since being injured in a tractor accident Aug. 26 at his farm. Funeral arrangements are pending al Kllioll's Funeral Home. He was bora Sept. 24, 1897, in Bellon. He came to Abilene in 1907. He worked for D. H. Jeffcries for 19 years retiring in 1919 when he began stock {arming on the Polosi Road. He was married lo Martha Allen in Abilene in 193-1- Survivors include his wife of tile home; one sister, Mrs. I. S. of 1026 Cherry; Iwo brothers, F. T. Killough of 2765 Cedar and Allen of Pecos. dent o[ Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Pa. said here Thursday. Dr. Wells, who will'retire Saturday after 21 years with the American heritage institution, and Mrs. John D. Brown of Houston, vice president of Freedoms Foundation in Texas, were in Abilene Thui-sday to promote the organization ot a women's division of Freedoms Foundation here. They were to be guests al a luncheon on the Abilene Chris- tian College campus at noon. "I AH HIGH on America's future, provided we put prayer and work Dr. Wells said. "My formula for achieving our See AMERICA, Pg. 8A. Indicators Down At 4th Hour End Industrials were clown 4.66, transportation was down .70, and utilities were down .73 al the end of fourth hour trading Thursday on the New York Slock Exchange. The New York Composite was down .23. Volume was shares, reported the Abilene office of Schneider, Bernet and Hick- man, Inc. A near-record "wealherwise" was set Wednesday when Ihe mercury soared lo 98 degrees in Abilene, only one degree less lhan [fie all-time high of hack in 1915. A spokesman al ESSA Wealher Bureau at Abilene Municipal Airport said that although Wednesday's temperature did nol lie the record, there was not another day within Ihe 55-year period lhal "even came close lo the scorching SIS." Last year on Sepl. 9, the temperature was only 74 degrees, which was Ihe low for Ihe entire month but that day Abilene was experiencing heavy thundershowers. The forecast for Thursday calls for cooler weather as winds shifted from Ihe south lo Ihe norlheast during Ihe night Wcdnesday. The high should reach only about 88 degrees Thursday and dip lo a cool 60 Thursday night. Winds will he oul ol Ihe northeast 10- 20 m.p.h. NEWS INDEX Amusements.......... IDA Bridge 6A Business Notes........ 8 9B Classified Comics 5D Mloriols 4O Horoscope 7 A Hospital Palienls 9A Obituaries 3A Sporls 1-3D To Your Gocd Hecllh 6C TV Log 6B Women's News........2-6B British Hold Up Hostage Swap Arab Guerrillas Extend Deadline By THE ASSOCIATED PRKSS Arab guerrillas today extend- ed until 10 p.m. EUT Saturday their deadline for the release of captive Palestinians in ex- change lor llirec hijacked airlin- ers and about 280 hostages held in the Jordanian desert. The guerrillas early todny re- leased 21 Arab passengers from a British plane hijacked Wednesday and also freed a British girl engaged lo one of the Arah passengers. Jordanian army buses took Ihose (reed to the Intercontinental Hotel in Amman. The hijackers had threatened lo blow up at least two of the planes by 9 p.m. CDT Wednes- day unless seven of their com- rades under arrest in Britain, West Germany and Switzerland were released. West Germany and Switzerland agreed to free the six commandos they are holding, but the British govern- ment so far has balked at freeing a woman guerrilla it is holding. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, the or- ganization of which the hijack- ers are members, said it ex- tended the deadline in response to an appeal from representa- tives of the International Red Cross. "The U.S. and England have to understand that their attitude is not in favor of the safety of the passengers of Ihe three air- a communique from tlie Popular Front said. It added that the deadline was extended lo give more opportun- ity to the parties involved lo lake the necessary steps. The U.N. Security Council ap- pealed unanimously Wednesday night for the release of the pas- sengers and crew of the three captive airliners. It called on all nations to lake legal steps lo av- ert future hijackings. The three planes are a Trans World Airlines Boeing 707 with 110 persons aboard, a Swissair DCS with 87 aboard, and a Brit- ish Overseas Air.vays Corp. VC10 with abnul 80 aboard. The American and Swiss planes were hijacked Sunday, the Brit- ish plane on Wednesday. Popu- lar Front guerrillas were hold- ing them on an airstrip in north- ern Jordan. Red Cross representative An- WEATHER" U.S. DEPARTMENT Of COMMERCE ESSA WEATHER BUREAU [WeiFhir Mlp, Pq t-A) ABILENE AHO VICINITY raiiusl Partrv cloudy Th-jrsrfay irvough Friday with 4 higr Thursday aflernowi atour Ea ar.d a low Thursday nlsht near ffl. WMdi Irtyn lha northeast rn.p.h. TEMPERATURES Wednesday p.m. Thursday A.M. n 79 55 73 94 74 f.ta 73 97 71 97 Jl 9! 70 91 73 Pi 74 U 79 Bl el SO n and fow for 74 noun ending 9 am.: 93 and JO High and tow lor jame period last year: 71 and ti Sun-el lall niolt: D.m. Sunrise loday: a.m. Suniet fwiiohl: p.m. Barometer reading al rowi: ?3.37. Humidity SI noon: tt per ur.l. drc Rochat, acting as intermedi- ary between the Palestinian guerrillas and the three ram- ifies holding commandos in jail, said lite guerrillas have allowed a doctor and a Red Cross learn, to attend the hostages in the planes parked under the desert sun. One of the commandos al the desert strip made clear that the chief bar lo release of Ihe planes was Britain's refusal lo free Loila Khaled, lite young woman arrested Sunday .nfler she and a companion failed in an attempt to take over an Is- raeli airliner. Her companion was killed. "If the British don't release Leila Klialed in two days, we will get two Israeli planes hers