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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1970, Abilene, Texas Abilene WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 90TH YEAR, NO. 95 PHONE 613-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 18, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS lOc SUNDAY Associated Prat VF) By ELLIK ItUCKER Roy and Dale to Meet Retarded Child Here Q. I work at Abilene Stale School and one of Ihe girls who works In my ward has carried a pldurc of Hoy flogcrs and Dale Evans' wild her for four years; She carried 11 nndl It in shreds. (hen found her another one anil It's almost In shreds. The girl Is menially retarded and It would be such a thrill for her If she could meet Hoy Fogers and Date Evans personally. I'm hoping they would be willing to meet her as (hey also liatl mentally retarded daughter. A. At p.m. today, jusl before they make their tour ol the West Texas RcliabilUatimi Center, your patient, Mildred, will meet Hoy Rogers and, Dale Evans. Bring her to the Center and they'll have an autographed picture for her. They're looking forward to meeting her, as handicapped and retarded children hold a special place in (heir hearts. Q. How many actual filmiiigs were made of "Gone With the. I've heard tlicrc iverc two. The picture was somewhat riltfrrent the swnnrt time 1 saw it. Wasn't it first filmed In black and while? A. The actual (liming look place only once. In color, in 1939. I'rnest Haller won the Academy Award that year for the best cinematography for "Cione With Ihe Wind." It was originally filmed for small screens, but in M65 was re-released for wide screens with stereophonic sound (it was rc- filnied from the The picture was re-edited and by using a different camera angle created what seemed to be some new Q. Do (lie roots ot the Jujuhe dee, penetrate a sewer line? If they rto we're in (rouble. A. In that case, you're in trouble. The only way to be sure your jujube won't cause sewer trouble is to get rid of the tree. You can retard root growth by putting copper sulfate in the sewer line every 20 to 30 a cuplul will dn it. This won't keep Ihe roots out, but will help retard their growth. Q. It's very Ininorlanl to me that I find a copy of the Rediscovered" by Malcolm Muggerldge. I've tried several bookstores and they've been nnablc (o locate a copy of this book. Could you please lell me how I may purchase a copy, either new or used? A. We found your book at one of the local bookstores. They have just one copy on hand and agreed to hold it for you for a week. If you cant get into Abilene from Breckenridge to pick it up, drop them a postcard and they'll mail you the book. The price including tax and postage will be Wa've mailed you the name and address of the bookstore. Q. I Jus( recently came to Abilene and would like to know If there are any table lennls organizations' and, or, city tournaments'held here. If so where and OB what dales? A. Occasionally the City sponsors tournaments at the recreation centers but they're rot city-wide tournaments, they're part of the recreation program at each center. Give Mel Neese a ring at 673-3781, he can give you more information about table tennis at Ihe centers. The YJICA had a table tennis club several years ago and will organize another if enough people are interested. All you table tennis fans who want to form a club, call the YMCA at 677-8144. Address questions (o Action Line, Box 30, Abilene, Texas 19H4. Names will not be "used hut questions must he signed and addresses given. Tlease Include telephone numbers If possible. Rodeo Action-Fast Eugene Weakley of Burkburnetl is not weak at all Rodeo Thursday night in Taylor County Coliseum. He Beuller streaks around the rodeo arena to the delight as he tugs at his bovine.'in the steer wrestling contest tossed the steer in 5.4 seconds, second best time of of the near capacity crowd. (Staff Photos by Billy in the opening performance of the West Texas Fair the night. In the picture at right trick rider Dolly Adams) 4-Day Crowd Attendance At Fair Reaches Thursday was a good day for fairgoers with approximately paid admissions to both the grounds and Hie RCA rodeo in the Coliseum. This brings the estimated total of attendance for the four days to While the midway continued to sparkle with bright lights, over at (lie Coliseum the rodeo was in progress with "the best bunch of ir Schedule FRIDAY p.m. Judging of A.Q.H.A. Approved Youth Hal- ler Classes (Sliow Arena) 1 Judging of Oprn Youth Halter ClaMes (Show Ai'niia) p.m. RCA linden fcaliirinp: TCoy Ropers and Dale Kvans in Coliseum p.m. Bill Hamns Carnival "I-'ree Act" SATURDAY am. Judging of A.Q.H.A. Approved Youth Per- formance .Classes (in Coliseum) Judging of Open Youth Performance Class- es (in Coliseum) Judging of Quarter Horae Performance Classes (in Coliseum) a.m. of 4-H Club Girl's Demonstrations (Women's Illilg.) a.m. Judging of Tractor Operators'Official Con- a.m. Judging of Kids Show (Show Arena) n.in. RCA Rodeo fenliiring Roy Rogers and Dale Kvnris p.m. Judging of Ts'eivspaper Throwing Contest p.m. Judging of Quarter Horse Halter Clashes (Show Arena) (Mares, Stallions Geld- ings) Presentation of All Around Trophy p.m. IICA Rodeo featuring Hoy Rogers and Dale Evans in Coliseum p.m. Rill Hanics Carnival 'Tree Act" p.m. WEST TEXAS FAIR OFFICIAUA' CLOSES From Out of the Sky Frank Gargano Jr., right, 33, returned from his job cleaning up wreckage of a jetliner at Kennedy Airport Thursday to find this wheel of a Boeing 747 jumbo jet in the front seat of his car. The wheel dropped oft while the Trans World Air- lines jet was taking off. The plane landed safely six hours later in Los Angeles on its 17 remaining wheels. {AP YVirephoto) cowboys in the nalion." EARLIER THURSDAY a downtown parade was held as a prelude lo the rodeo and its three day stand. Both Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. the rodeo will be staged wilh top money winning cowboys competing. Fisher County Sheriff's Posse won first place in the parade and Ihe honor of leading the grand entry at the rodeo Thurs- day night. Howard County Sheriff's I'os- se won second place and the right to lead Friday night's grand entry; Callahan County was third and will lead Saturday afternoon's grand entry; and Brown County, fourth, will lead Saturday night. APPEARING ALONG with cowboys from all over' the country at the rodeo were Dale Evans and Roy Rogers and Ihe Sons of Ihe Pioneers. First number Roy sang was "Texas Plain" and an interlude ol yodeling at the end of the number brought a blast of hand- clapping from the near-capacity crowd. Dale sang "Green, Green Grass of Home" and "I'm a Woman." Roy and Dale will also appear both Friday and Saturday. Competing for are 244 contcslants in the rodeo. TAKING T01' spot in Thurs- day bareback riding were broth- ers Jack and .lay Himes of lieulah, Colo., recording a score of fiS. Gyde Vamvoras o( Devol, Okla., and current second-place holder Paul Mayo of Fort Worth both recorded G3's. In steer wrestling, two Texans came home with first and second places. Bob Perkins of Kpringtown and Eugene Weakly of Rurkhurnctt had times of 5.2 and 5.4, respectively. Ned Londo of Las Vegas, N'cv., was'number one in saddle bronc riding wilh a score of 70. He was followed by San Angelo's Bob Crill wilh a 64 and Fort Worth's Del Heiliger with a 63. In the calf roping event, Frank Boyd of Rankm hauled in See FAIR, Pg. 3A NEWS INDEX Amusements.......... 7B Bridfle SB Classified 9-158 Comics 3B Edilwials 68 Horoscope 5B Hospital Polienls........6A Obituaries 3A Sports 13-15A. To Your Good Heallh------4B TV Log.............. 15B Womtn'i Newi........2.3B 2 Youths Take Blind Man's Dog and Money NEW YORK (AP) The blind man stood on the sidewalk, weeping, as the evening rush-hour traffic swirled around him. Two youths had stolen his guide dog and his wallet. "I want to wait here for my Steve Toske, 47, whimpered Thursday to four policemen who tried to coax him into a patrol car. He finally agreed to go with them after they promised the dog would be brought to the station- house if found. "They lapped him on the head, stole his wallet and stole his Seeing-Eye a policeman told passers-by. Several sluffcd dollar bills into Toske's pants pocket. Police said the assault took place at the height ot the evening rush hour as Toskc, a widower, walked his German shepherd, Bruno, on 42nd Street, just east of the New York Public Library- Witnesses said two youths punched Toske in the face, took his dog, some personal papers and his wallet contain- ing 532. A monlh ago, police said, Toske had complained that another guide dog had hcen stolen. Sundaco Loses Eastland Ruling EASTLAND A decision by 42nd Dist. Judge tlaleigh Brown of Abilene in granting a per- manent injunction against Sundaco, Inc. has been affirmed by the lllh Court of Civil Appeals. In effect, the appellate court All Indicators Up At 4th Hour End Industrials were up 2.05, transportation was up 2.15, and utililics were up .48 at Ihe end of fourth hour trading Friday on the New York Stock Kxchangc. The N'cw York Composite was up .23. Volume was shares, reported the Abilene office of Schneider, Bernet and Hick- man, Inc. decision will close down Sundaco, Inc., an exclusive weekend lessee of Clark's Dis- count Center, unless Sundaco's attorneys file a motion for a rehearing and post a supcr- sedeas bond with Uie district clerk before Sunday. ONE OF SUNDACO'S at- torneys, Bob Hanna of Abilene, said the firm plans to file the bond and post the bond right away so that the weekend opera- lion of Sundaco may conlinuc until a final disposition of the case. 1-ast .January, Judge Krown granted Criminal Dist. Ally. KA Paynler's molion for a per- manent injunction against Sun- daco, Ic. At that lime, Judge Brown termed the Sundaco operation "an ingenious scheme to evade the Sunday Closing Law." Dispute Over Auto Causes Broken Leg AI-TKfl THE ruling by Judge Brown, Suntlaco's attorneys appealed Ihe decision lo the tlth Court, posted a siipcrscdc.'is bond, and weekend operations continued undis- turbed. Earlier Paynter had filed criminal charges against the manager and assistant manager of Sundaco for alleged violations of the "Blue Laws." TTiose cases are still pending while the issue of the Icgalily of the Sundaco, Inc., is in ligitalion. Through a business arrange- ment, Sundaco, Inc., purchases the building and contents of Clark's at midnight Saturdays, operates as Sundaco Sunday, then sells the building and contents back to Clark's at midnight Sunday. Paynter and other officials have called the arrangement "a sham and a subterfuge" lo allow the store to remain open seven days a week. PAYNTEu AND ouier district Sre SUNDAtO, Pg. 2A A 65-year-old Abilene man wound up in the hospital with a broken leg and his 22-year-old grandson was in jail at noon Friday after a bizarre chain of events which also left a late model car "burned up." Arthur J. Mooring of 833 Ln., Apt. 1, was undergoing surgery on his leg, but was listed in good condition, at Hen- drick Memorial Hospital. Law enforcement officers re- constructed the events in this manner: AnOUT A.M., Deputy Sheriffs Jim Blackley and Sam Henera went to a amUislde ad- dress to serve a writ of seques- tration and repossess a 1969 Chevrolet. Threatened with the loss of his car, th 22-year-old man picked up a "two-by-four" and threatened Blackley with it. Blackley pulled his pistol, Ihe man dropped his jumped in the car and "look off." In the process of leaving the driveway, he ran over Mooring, Blackley said. The car then sialled about 100 feel away. THE DEPUTIES called for assistance from Abilene police See DISPUTE, fg. 2A WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WElTKER BUREAU (Wlllhtr Pi. (.A) ABIL6HE AND VICINITY ruCiull Partly Friday A'.t nicht ar.d salurday. Hlah Frfday afierroon aboijl 90 and lew Friday In Itwe' 705. HkjJi Saturday about n. Winds Fdtil and varlsbK, TEMPERATURES Thun. p.n- 10.03 Frl, 77 75 tl U Ji II 75 K n 79 10.00 7J (5 U low lor 14 hours ending 9 a.m.: H and 7i. and Bw fw tame Mrlod [ail yrar: II arvd 71. Suiuel -lail night: p.m. Sunrlia tixliy. a.m. Sunul tan'ohti B m Baromaiir.rMalnBill M4I. k al noon: 59 caflt. ;