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Big Spring Herald (Newspaper) - May 12, 1974, Big Spring, Texas Big Spring Herald Price 25�?~ vol. 46 no. 295 big Spring Texas 79720sunday May 12, 1974 56 pages 7 sections Price 25 i have that old okie spirit deep Down inside Nixon vow Hewill never give up Stillwater okla. A vowing he would a never give president Nixon came to americans heartland saturday see Story Page 2-a night and told a University commencement crowd that Congress should promptly dispose of the impeachment Issue. New generation As a warm Spring Twilight setted on Oklahoma state uni football stadium Nixon told the graduating class a what a great time for a new he said the graduates could look Forward to a More peaceful world where people of All nations work together in the Coin Mon cause of bettering n unkind. Only once in his 35-minute address did Nixon refer directly to efforts to oust him from the nations highest office although he acknowledged that some in the stadium crowd of about 25,000 a obviously disapprove of the the president declared that he had a presented All of the evidence to Congress a a statement greeted by a smattering of Boos a and added a i Trust the House of representatives will act promptly. So the president and Congress can get on with the people s business As we a pay your taxes the crowd was generally quiet but a few shouts such As a pay your taxes and a a liar could be heard As Nixon spoke. University president Robert Kamm had banned signs and placards from the stadium and in introducing Nixon. Kamm he had come to Campus a was president and As a fellow Hun an Kamm said Nixon should he treated with a the affection and Les pct due one who has Given so much in Public Nixon a reception was generally regarded As friendlier a with less heckling a than that to received last weekend at a Public appearance in Phoenix an. Absolutely not he received standing ovations when he was introduced at the conclusion of his remarks and when he and mrs. Nixon were escorted from the stadium to head Back to Washington. Several times the crowd applauded his Call for cooperative efforts to conquer the Energy crisis and world food and health problems. Nixon spoke of efforts for peace in the Middle East an area that he said a could be equated As the Balkans of the �?T70s unless we do something about it and do something about it now a As Nixon left the stadium he could hear the a Nixon must go chant of about ski demonstrators gathered outside. Earlier As Nixon flew to Oklahoma vice president Gerald r. Ford said in Texas that he did no to think it was a fair to the president for him to resign with the inference that he might be guilty when he does t believe he is Ford said he had told Nixon he did no to believe the government was a about to sink Quot and said again he believes the president to be innocent of any wrongdoing in watergate. As the Nixon arrived at Vance air Force base near Enid okla., they were greeted by a Friendly cheering crowd that base officials estimated at Moie than 12,000. Okie spirit the air base crowd cheered the president and hoisted banners of support. Stepping to a no Crochone Nixon referred to the shouts of a hang in there and a a we re with you and said a believe me that does your heart a i have that old okie spirit deep Down inside a he added. A we never give a wire photo Nixon Speaks a a tired looking president delivers Hie commencement address at Oklahoma state University saturday night. More than Uhm graduates received degrees in the ceremony. Robbers kill couple teens shop operator Mckinney. Tex. A two robbers forced an elderly store operator and two teenagers to lie on the floor As office s reconstructed the action. Aud then cold blood edly shot them to death about Dawn saturday. Sheriffs officers estimated that the slayers obtained a very Small amount of Money. It was the second time within two years that the operator of the Little store service station has been slain. An All Points police bulletin went out to Stop a White 1966 or 1967 Chevrolet containing two White men. The victims were the store operator Preston Broyles. 73. Of Farmersville and Gary Coker and Billy St. John both of , a Community near Mckinney. The place is known As the Holder store three Miles East of Mckinney on . 380. Broyles and Coker were dead at the scene. A wire photo sooner protest a anti Nixon protesters in the crowd at commencement exercises saturday night at Oklahoma state University display a Banner calling for the president to resign. Vote recount Howard county democrats starts monday a a a a ask for fast impeachment the recount of votes in the Cox Crittenden race for the democratic nomination for District clerk will Start at 9 a m. Monday in the basement of the county clerk s office. Peggy Crittenden gained 2,420 votes to 2,419 for incumbent i. Fem Cox according to the party canvass. Because of the closeness apparently a local record Cox petitioned the party to recount the ballots. Stub boxes will not be opened by the recount committee. Mrs. Margaret Ray Quot chief Deputy county clerk said. A d. Berry is chairman of the recount committee. Others Are Dorothy Johnson and Cleda Faye Britton. Reviewing the. Big Spring week with to Picka a act a a big Spring was chosen last week As one of three Sites for the Bureau of reclamation High Plains cooperative weather modification project. This will involve some $20 million for the three operations Over the next seven Summers. With this major wedge it is Likely the Texas water development bord will seek to cont Niue its scientific evaluation of the Colorado River municipal water districts Cloud seeding. Weather modification through cumulus Cloud seeding offers the most immediate Promise of More water for the Semi arid Plains. Talk of canals to import water looks a generation ahead a a a another Good piece of news was the announcement that the a hospitals nursing Home care unit project has been approved in the amount of $243,000 this Calls for a Complete overhaul of the sixth floor originally designed As a receiving Ward for psychiatric patients who now Are funnelled promptly to hospitals specializing in these ailments. Instead of to make shift units now on the floor the new project will provide for 40, explained Jack Powell Hospital administrator. As important As the number is the fact that they w ill be designated and equipped for the purpose. A a a word that bids on two projects estimated at $154,000 for Webb fab had exceeded bids by 26 per cent was tempered with the announcement that the air Force will Combine these with the larger two dormitory bid in Hopes that a $3,245,000 lob will draw considerably sharper bids when opened june 12. These Are crucially important projects. See the week Page 2-a, col. I by John Edwards the Howard county democratic saturday night resolved to a surge democratic congressmen to support impeachment proceedings against president Richard i. Nixon because of his involvement in the watergate several of the about 50 delegates opposed the Resolution. The longest debate entered around whether to advocate political parties pay their own primary election expenses through filing fees. Riordan elected Cecil Riordan convention chairman supported the Resolution submitted by an association of Texas county democratic chairmen. Riordan wanted a each party to stand up and walk on its own he and others feared state interference like the set of state Laws now governing political parties. D. A. Braze recalled the labor federation had opposed filing fees because a the Ordinary Man afford to run for office and be Riordan said 6 per cent of the annual pay of the elective office was computed to determine most filing fees Here. In the District judge and District attorney races 6 per cent of one third was figured. Although a sizable minority voted to support the Resolution which advocated party rather than state primary financing the majority sounded off for rejecting the Resolution. Winning convention approval were resolutions calling for the democratic party to adopt a permanent charter giving All groups representation. Urging state and National conventions to take positions on inflation Energy including non exhaustible sources government honesty and tax Reform. A i d like to see the democrats do something about cutting foreign Aid a one Man commented. His suggestion was accepted in form of another Resolution rather than an amendment to the above one. Proposing the Federal Reserve Board take action to reduce interest rates. Opposing busing to achieve racial integration rather than allowing students attend neighbourhood schools. And objecting to any possible future legalization of Pari my Tuel betting at horse races. In a Runoff Riordan and Houser tied for permanent chairman at the convention with 21 votes each. Mrs. Jack Little arrived late and voted for Hooser but Houser was not a Delegate and was declared ineligible for the convention Post. Hooser becomes county demo see county p. 2-a, c. 3 child slayings suspect he was kind of Small and they picked on him a warm warming trend. South Easterly wind 8-18 m pm today. High today upper 81s. Low tonight mid Sis. High monday Low is. Houston a this City which saw 27 of its teen aged males die in a grisly sex Tor Ture murder eng discovered last August reacted last week to another horror. This time it was the death of an 11-year-old boy Kenneth Elliott whose decapitated body was found just Yards from where his brother had met a similar Fate six months before. Sheriffs officers who had been investigating the slaying of Ronald Elliott 12, since his body was discovered last nov. 20, moved quickly. Head Cut off within hours after Kenneth a body was discovered slashed repeatedly castrated and his head Cut off and was taken some 50 Yards away they had arrested a slight Young loth grader Lawrence Anthony Strempel or. Strempel lived in the same somewhat shabby Semi Rural area in Eastern hams county As the Elliott boys. A sheriffs Deputy said suspicion was focused on the youth since he was thought to be the last person to see Young Elliott alive. Both the Elliott boys were de a / Lawrence Strempel scribed by the principal of their school As slow learners who at tended special education classes. Strempel has average intelligence his principal said. Parents divorced a people knew who he was bul no one knew him Well a a classmate Mike Bailey 17, said of Strempel. A when we were in elementary school and Rode the bus kids were always giving him a had time a Bailey Alicd. A the was kind of Small and they picked on him a Otner pupils at the school said Strempel who is about 5-foot 3, weighs too pounds and looks 12 rather than 15, was always being teased about his haircut. A sheriffs detective said Strempel had made a statement about the killings. The detective said the boys father Lawrence Strempel sr., a construction worker required the boy to keep his hair Cut about a Quarter Inch in length All Over his head. Stre pets parents were divorced in May of 1972 and the father was awarded custody of the couples five children. The Mother has since remarried and the other four children now live with her. Both she and her husband have refused to talk to reporters. Strempel who drives a pickup truck plastered with bumper stickers supporting conservative causes has cursed of porters who tried to talk with him. Young Strempel has not been charged in the deaths but is being held under the states family code which controls juvenile delinquency. Bus karate blows Pilot cops recapture Airliner Bogo Colombia apr led by a Relief Pilot and. Policeman who used karate blows police stormed a colombian Airliner saturday at Hie Bogota Airport and recaptured it Tom hijackers who had held it for 16 hours. Witnesses said shots were fired. Authorities said one Hijacker was shot to death another died an hour later at a Hospital and the third was captured. Police said 14 of the 86 passengers were injured but most of the injuries were reported to be minor. Empty can when the attack was Over authorities said they discovered that the hijackers had Only one old .38-caliber revolver with them. What they had claimed was a bomb was Only an empty can. Passengers who escaped through an emergency exit during the police attack said one of the six member Crew a a stewardess a had been Hurt. Release passengers Hie hijackers took Over the plane Friday flight on a flight from Pereira in Western Colombia to Bogota. They released 26 of the 112 passengers in Bogota then took the plane to cali., too Miles to the West. After an 8-hour Stop there they returned to Pereira. 200 Miles Southwest of Bogota and returned to the capital again. The hijackers initially demanded to go to Cuba. To fam demanded $300,000 in Exchange for the 92 persons still aboard. But the airline and government said they would not negotiate and police ordered the attack. The attack came just after the refusal to pay the Ransom. The hijackers apparently decided to Fly out of Colombia. Found hanging in empty hangar san Antonio Tex. A the body of a Young Man believed from new York Wias found hanging saturday in an empty hangar at san Antonio International Airport police said. In estimators said papers on the body identified him As Edward Maloney of West Hampton . Officers said the Man in his Early 20, was hanging from a Cord. A ruling in the death was not made at once. The world at a glance new York apr More than 200 million pounds of Vinyl Chloride escapes into the atmosphere each year from United states manufacturing plants an environmental it Toction Agency scientist said saturday. Nineteen cases of a rare liver cancer Angi Sarcoma 13 of them in the United states have been discovered in workers exposes to Vinyl Chloride amp chemical w idely used in plastics. A a a Washington Apt a House judiciary committee will examine evidence this week dealing with the watergate cover up that could be decisive in determining whether president Nixon will lie impeached. Although watergate is Only one of six areas the committee is investigating it includes the most serious charges. The committee is scheduled to meet for three Days beginning tuesday. In a a w Ashington a president Nixon a release of hts watergate transcripts appears to have backfired. Creating a growing View in Congress that impeachment is inevitable. This is a major reason for recent Republican Calls for Nixon to resign. Cop lawmakers want to spare themselves and the nation a months Keg period of agony. But knowledgeable republicans doubt there will be any Early presidential resignation despite the Waves of rumours that have swept Washington the past few Days

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