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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - September 26, 1976, Abilene, Texas Allene reporter Job Etosie without or with offence to friends or foes we sketch your world exactly As it goes Byron. 78 pages in 6 sections Abilene Texas sunday morning september 26, 1976 a a 35 cents Chip Carter coming to Abilene r watches father during debate demo presidential candidates son to be in Abilene tuesday a wire photo James Earl Chip Carter Iii one of three sons of the democratic presidential nominee will be featured speaker at a political forum tuesday at Mcmurry College. Mcmurry president or. Thomas him announced the Carter appearance saturday. Nancy Perkins state democratic committee woman Learned late saturday that Young Carter is to Fly into Abilene at 4 45 . Tuesday. Invitations were extended to the Campaign organizations of both major candidates said or. David s. Blackburn Mcmurry Fine arts chairman. Quot we Hope that the Ford organization will also Send a representative to state the Republican viewpoint a or. Rim said. Taylor county democratic chairman Charles Scarborough mrs. Perkins and Mcmurry officials work out details of the Carter visit saturday afternoon. Chip Carter served As a Capitol aide during his fathers term As governor of Georgia. He has been a student at Georgia southwestern College and Georgia state University where he was a political science major. The 26-year-old Carter and his wife Caron Are expecting their first child next Spring. Poll Ford debate Winner the Harris poll by Louis Harris a the Chicago Tribune although president Ford won the first debate by a Clear 40-31 per cent Jimmy Carter still holds a comfortable 50-41 per cent Lead nationwide in the contest for the presidency. But in a four Way race which would take account of the potential Impact of the Independent candidacies of Eugene Mccarthy and Lester Maddox Carters Lead Over the president decreases to 46-39 per cent a seven Point margin. One of the most important consequences of the debate was that it tended to firm up both the Ford and Carter support. The number of Carter voters who now feel a very strongly about their Man has jumped la Points from 35 to 46 per cent. The number of Ford voters who feel a very strongly for him has gone up from 31 to 40 per cent. In this special Harris Abc news poll 1,516 voters previously surveyed in per son during july and August were telephoned in the 36 hours following the debate. This technique allowed vote shifts to be measured and provided a Way of finding out Why they took place. In All 72 per cent of the electorate heard the debate with 96 per cent of that total watching it on television and the other two per cent listening on the radio. While Only 69 per cent of the voters with an eight Grade education witnessed the debate a higher 79 per cent of the College educated did. Viewing was highest in the Midwest and lowest in the South. A 69-26 per cent majority of the voters Felt that the debate was worthwhile and 63 per cent say they Are a a certain to watch the second debate on foreign and defense policy oct. 6. Among people who saw the debate Carters Lead Over president Ford is a narrower 48-42 per cent while among voters who did not see it the democrats Lead is a much wider 52-37 per cent. However to conclude that the debate produced this difference in Carter support might Well be misleading since the debate watchers were drawn disproportionately from the most articulate educated and higher income voters. Following this first debate Carter holds a Clear and unmistakable Lead. Nevertheless his enormous Early leads of 39 and 25 per cent reported by previous surveys have obviously evaporated for Good and the Campaign has become something of a horse race. The seven Point Lead he holds in the four Way pairing could vanish in the next five weeks and his nine Point Edge in a two Way contest is not insurmountable. When the detailed pattern of the gains by Bob Campbell staff writer a 4-year-Oid Buffalo donated by Raymond Burns of Wingate is among the beef animals to be auctioned monday in the cattlemen a round up for crippled children to Benefit the West Texas rehabilitation Center. The Buffalo which no one at the rehab Center pens off Potosi Road has been Brave enough to rope joins Rangus Santa Gertrudis charolais and a variety of other cattle for the i . Monday auction at ranchers and Farmers livestock auction in Abilene. Shelley Smith executive director of the Center said the round up going into this weekend was running behind the 1975 fund raising Effort which had 300 animals in the first Sale and raised $95,000 Overall. A we Hope to have a Good Sale and get started on the Way Back from our $100,000 deficit a Smith said. On sunday cattle Are expected in from Vernon Wink Monahans the Panhandle and the famous Pitchfork ranch 6666 ranch and King ranch. Quot even with these prestigious names Smith said Quot it boils Down to the Small Joltin Joe the Yankee Clipper jolting Joe Dimaggio a Quarter of a Century after he took his classic swing of the Bat for the new York Yankees is still signing autographs. By associated press special correspondent will Grimsley pm. 17a. And medium size cattlemen within an 80-mile radius of Abilene to make the difference Between a Good and a so so Many cattlemen in years past have brought in round up cattle with other cattle to be sold in the regular auction that Day he noted and the Center is hop ing for a last minute flow of cattle and Cash donations. Smith said cattle from Stephenville Snyder Runnels county Shackelford county and other places Are expected to arrive monday morning. A a Bright spot this year has been South Runnels county where Jack herring and Earl Barr have led the Roundup a he said. A we re getting 25 animals from South Runnels he said Stonewall county has also been productive. The regular monday Sale at ranchers and Farmers livestock auction will be stopped at i . For the rehab Center auction. It will be followed by a horse Sale at i . Oct. 2 at Abilene livestock auction a general auction of livestock at i . Oct. 6 at Coleman livestock auction and a to a m. Nov. 6 farm equipment auction at Lawn. And losses made by Ford and Carter is Analysed it is Carter s Overall position that seems to have strengthened in these past few weeks. President Ford has gained substantial ground in the Midwest where he now leads by 49-42 per cent and in Border states where he has narrowed a previous 58-36 per cent Carter Lead to 54-39 per cent. But Carter still holds a big 56-36 per cent Edge in the entire South a Clear 52-38 per cent margin in the East and a 50-40 per cent Lead in the West. Even More important the narrow 43-40 per cent Lead of Carter in the big six states of the North now has widened to 44-39 per cent in a four Way race. The evidence shows that Ford is not picking up votes in those big Northern Industrial states which he must take in order to win the electoral vote in november. Assuming that Ford s Clear Midwest Lead of seven Points can put see Carter Back Page this Section scouting ties Hamlin boy scouts Todd Reynolds and Johnny Chase hop along toward the finish line during a scout Camporee at Hamby saturday. About 400 scouts throughout the area participated in the Camporee in which patrols from each troop competed along an obstacle course with to stops where they had to perform various skills and games. The Hamlin scouts were at a three legged race. Staff photo by Billy Adams Buffalo hopefully will beef up sales at Benefit auction i ism Iii him i Iii us Ballinger Beans Jerry Holden of Ballinger stirs his runner up Runnels county Beans saturday at the second annual Ballinger Pinto bean cooking contest. Along with his second place trophy he shared the trophy for the Best Camp site with his Mother mrs. . Holden of aus tin and his brother Don Holden of Odessa. Mrs. Dub Mcmillon of Ballinger last years Winner successfully defended her title to win the first place trophy Story pm. 16a. Staff photo by David Kent inside today not so Lucky of something different Jones county schools Are doing something no other Rural schools in the state of Texas Are doing a a cooperative vocational education program. By Merle Watson in the living Section pm. Id. The song says a if it weren to for bad Luck i d have no Luck at All a a and Rob Gates of Albany could be the Man the song was written about. By Bill Hart pm. 17a. Cloudy m r r a it j of in his j flout the Fly my t pug it a College Grid scores see stories in Section c Asi 38 Missouri 22 Acu to Ohio St. 21 Mcm 21 okla. 24 am 14 Fla. St. 9 Houston 21 Mich. To atom to Navy 14 Bailor 34 neb. 64 19 thu to Tulsa 9 leu 31 Ark. 3 Rice 0 fill 21 Ala. 42 Temple Vandy 14 Georgia 20 Iowa 7 . 12 Penn St. 6 Marland 42 tech 20 Syracuse 28 . 16 Amulf menu. I 48 arts beat in Berry s world 4a books a Budge so business nows .7c classified to i6c crossword Potsie Iba editorials. 4a farm news 8 9c Heartline 12 a Hospital patients 6a Jeanne Dixon .i2a Jumble Pattie Isa living 1-120 obituaries. Joa sports i-7c Texas a this week in West Texas a today in history Iba to your Good heolth., 24a travel 23a to Tobl be. Wjk Complete weather pm. 2a no Pinr a

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