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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1970, Abilene, Texas ACC ETSU 41 21 Texas 56 Calif. 15 Baylor 10 Army 7 Tennessee 28 SMU 3 Tex. Tech 23 Kansas 0 Purdue 15 TCU 0 Tex. 20 LSU 18 Rice 42 VMI 0 Oklahoma 21 Wisconsin 7 Houston 42 Syracuse 15 Missouri 34 Minnesota 12 gfotlene Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 90TH YEAR, NO. 97 PHONE 673-4271 79604, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 20, 1970--SEVENTY-TWO PAGES IN SIX SECTIONS Hussein's Survival 'Needed for Peace' WACTJTMr'TV-nn i .1, _ WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Nixon administration, viewing King Hussein as the cement that holds Jordan together, believes his survival in power would greatly enhance future pros- pects for a Middle East peace. While acknowledging the Unit- ed States must walk a very dif- ficult tightrope in the area, offi- cials said they do not regard re- cent sharp setbacks to peace hopes as irreparable or war- ranting pessimism. They said they are heartened by the fact that the cease-fire an-anged in early August is con- tinuing. Administration officials as- sessed the Middle East crisis p.I a lengthy background briefing Wednesday for Midwestern news media representatives in Chicago. The While House, which ar- ranged the affair, insisted that the officials not be identified or quoted directly. Contents of the discussion also had to be with- held from publication until Sat- urday evening. The officials said they were convinced that, if serious peace Jordan Troops Stop Fighting r BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Jordanian army strongman Ha- bis Majali ordered his soldiers to cease military operations against Palestinian guerrillas Saturday but later warned "any- one who fires on civilians or troops will be shot." Guerrilla broadcasts rejected the cease-fire in the three-day war that has left an estimated casualties and declared "the battle continues." The Palestinian central com- mand said guerrilla forces would not muzzle their guns un- til they had achieved a final vic- tory over Field Marshal Maja- li's military regime. Majali apparently agreed lo a truce proposal by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser in ordering his troops to back off, but 2% hours later he broad- cast the warning, to guerrillas tliat they would be. shot if they fired at soldiers 6r civilians. He also declared a ban on "anyone carrying arms in towns and cit- ies throughout the country." The Soviet news agency Tass expressed alarm at movements of the U.S. 6th Fleet in the east- ern Mediterranean. It said, "Re- ports Indicate that plans of for- eign military inteVyention...are being hatched by definite circles In certain countries." Tass ap- pealed to the Jordanian govern- ment and guerrillas to slop "the fratricidal conflict." The Egyptian government RABIS MAJALI tries for truce said any American militaiy in- tervention in Jordan would have "grave consequences." Lebanese press reports said casualties op both sides amt among civilians approached The Jordanian regime is- sued calls for medical assist- ance. Majall's cease-fire order men- tioned neither a time limit nor any conditions upon the guerril- la forces. Fighting had lessened In Am- man, the Jordanian capital, but it was reported spreading wider Grand Jury to Hear Cycle Deaths Case CISCO-A grand Jury will be called upon to make a decision in the case involving 0. Volney Farnsworlh, driver of a pickup which struck and killed two young Michigan men Friday afternoon, according to Cisco Justice of the Peace W. L. Lewis. Lewis said that Farnsworth, of Abilene, told Highway Patrolman Bob Rivers that he was "...watching the clouds" when he topped a hill over 300 Bangs Okays School Bond school bond election carried in Bangs Saturday night, with ?23 property owners voting for the bond issue and 105 voting against. Sixteen non-property owners voted for, while five non- property owners voted against the bond issue. Superintendent M. E. Petross said 350 persons voted in all, which Is "quite a bit more than we've had vote hn said. Citizens voted at the high school. The overall bond program calls for a new cafetorium, four new classrooms and remodeling of the gym. The current lunchroom will be remodeled into a kindergarten, special education classrooms and library. a result of the election, taxes will be raised about 75 cents per valuation, making t total of per valuation. W. T. Hayes was election Judge. The school board will meet with the fiscal agent and architect Monday night, 'yards from the spot where Rickie Gene Woods, 18, of Dearborn Heigh Is and James Kennedy, 20, of Detroit, were apparently working on their motorcycle on the paved shoulder of Interstate 20, 5.9 miles west of Cisco. Both men were killed Instantly. Their bodies were thrown 100 yards from the motorcycle. Lewis slated that tire tracks, apparently from Farnsworth's vehicle, left the right lane and went onto the shoulder of the road, missing the motorcycle by 12-15 inches. Woods recently graduated from high school. Kennedy is survived by his wife and one child, both of Detroit. The two men were on their way to California for a vacation, relatives said. The bodies were flown to Howe-Peterson Funeral Home in Dearborn Heights, Mich. A double funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Dearborn Heights. NEWS INDEX Ablkne 7-B Ammementt 9-12-6 Astrology T-B Austin Notebook 9-A. Berry's World" 5-B Booki 9.C Bridge 10-B Builnen Week...... to lliOO High and low for 24-hours ending 9 p.m.: B and 69 Hlgn and low lisl yeer: 12 and 63. Sunset las) nlgM: tunrlM todtyi luniet rw.ljht! ;