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Brownwood Bulletin (Newspaper) - March 31, 1974, Brownwood, Texas Mark Twain coming april i Brownwood bulletin of pages today is sections Brownwood Texas sunday March 31 1974 volume 74 no i 38 ten cents doily Twenty cents Sandoy hash Brown by Norman Fisher All across Texas Brownwood is known for its can do attitude its growing Industrial Community its football Lions and assorted other Good things. But outside the Texas Border the rest of the americans who have heard of Brownwood tend to have a less than accurately full picture of our town. A few years ago newspapers All around the world printed wire service stories about Brownwood and a the Midnight we know they did because clippings came to us from Many Points including one from an English language paper in Hong Kong now we Are getting clippings from wire service accounts of the Brownwood Rattlesnake Roundup. The Ferris Clements Learned about the world Rattlesnake sacking Competition from a Story in the Washington Post they saw while in Washington . And on the other coast a clipping from mrs. M. T. Woodward of Mira Ixia Calif gives proof that the contest made Page 2 of the los Angeles times. The Point is that while texans know our area As Alert energetic and growing to the rest of America we must appear like Midnight Cowboy hatin rpt la a Nake handling Hicks. Sorta makes you wish we could hire a Public relations firm to get us a new National image does no to it while it int widespread in this area in travelling Over the state during the gasoline shortage we have noticed that in a few service stations the attendants have become a Well less than Friendly. A very few apparently freed from years of Tough Competition we Hen it was a buyers Market by a Short Supply Sellers Market have been known to be downright surly of late. At last weekends meeting of Texas newspaper editors a Petroleum expert was asked what stations should do to combat that image once the gasoline flows a bit More freely in the . A they should immediately begin practising remedial smiling a the Oil expert quipped. A local grocery executive was discussing the current shortage of paper goods a particularly the squeeze on bathroom tissue. He mentioned a woman shopper who wheeled a cart piled High with tissue up to the checkout counter and noticing the clerk s look offered this explanation a i wanted to get a Good Supply of tissue before those hoarders Start buying it All up a she blurted. That show some shortages Are born. Directors of the Brownwood boys club were kidding Board member Sam Howard about a somewhat loud pair of Slacks he was wearing sort of Brown and White featuring a pattern which looked a bit like half Dollar size Scales but Board member Mary Acuna stopped the discussion. A i like them a she assured Howard. A but i would t Wear them to the Rattlesnake Roundup of i were you a Energy study blasts administration plan his Day doctors Are being honoured across the nation this weekend in recognition of their services. One of th4 first to Honor or. Rogers a Coleman saturday was his daughter Candy. Brownwood Community Hospital and Many nursing Homes in mid Texas called attention to the Day by appropriate signs. Bulletin photo never again says Ford about re election team Chicago a vice president Gerald r. Ford said saturday the political lesson of watergate was a never again must americans allow an arrogant elite guard of political adolescents to dictate the terms of a National election Campaign. Ford referred to the committee for the re election of the president which ran president Nixon s Campaign in 1972. A it violated the historic concept of the two party system in America and ran roughshod Over the seasoned political judgment and experience of the regular Republican party organization in the 50 states a Ford said. A the fatal defect of creep was that it made its own rules and thus made its own creep is the double edged acronym Ford used in referring to the Campaign committee in his speech to More than 1,000 Midwest republicans. The audience including presidential hopeful sen. Charles Percy and gop National chairman George Bush stood and cheered when Ford said a the political lesson of watergate is this never again must americans allow an arrogant elite guard of political adolescents like creep to bypass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of senior citizens fair in b Wood wednesday senior citizens of Brown Mills and san Saba counties Wall have an Opportunity to display their talents at the senior citizens Craft and Hobby fair wednesday at the Brownwood coliseum. The event sponsored by the auxiliary of the Browm Mills and san Saba county medical society will be held from 2 to 5 . However anyone with exhibits must bring in their Craft items Between 9 and la wednesday. Those who have no Way to bring their exhibits should Telephone 646-8627 tuesday before 5 . Exhibitors must be residents of one of the three counties and be 65 years old or Over. Items entered in the Over 80 division must be started after the exhibitor reached 80 years. The three divisions Are men a women a and o ver 80. There Are eight categories under the three divisions. These include needlework painting drawing creative crafts Hobby display knitting Crochet and quilts. Awards Are to be Given in All categories with Cash grand prizes to the three top exhibitors. Perishable items such As food and Flowers will not be accepted. Mrs. Gardner Thomas is chairman of this years Hobby fair. A National Ford received another ovation when he said a your Republican party organization must be the vehicle for future elections. If there Are any More cliques of ambitious amateurs who want to run political campaigns in the future i say let the democrats have them next he opened his speech noting a i was specifically admonished before coming that i should t talk about watergate but with some prerogatives of my own Iti ignore those he later told newsmen he really was not admonished by anyone and inferred that organizers of the conference indicated they wanted him to speak to the conference theme a a looking the vice president told a news conference his remarks were not cleared with the White House. A i spoke As my own Man a he said. Ford also said a i done to think you should interpret my remarks As a criticism of the asked if he had intended to divorce himself from the White House or president Nixon a philosophies he said a not at All. I simply said creep did a great disservice to the Republican Ford also urged in his speech that each and every candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1976 a should sign in Advance on the dotted line that they will not set up outside committees without the specific approval of the Ford was also asked about his political plans. Washington a a private two year study of Energy policy sharply criticizes the Nixon administrations current drive to develop . Energy resources at top Speed. In a preliminary report saturday the Ford foundation s Energy policy project said the government should consider seriously an alternative policy of slowing or halting the growth of Energy demand by the end of this Century. The report said most of the nations remaining Fossil fuels Are in fact owned by the Public and their management by the Federal government can shape the nations Energy future. But it said the existing system was designed to encourage resource development and works against considering other options. A to our minds a the report said a the most fundamental Choice is a sense of direction about growth in Energy it said the historic growth of Energy demand about 3.4 per cent a year could be continued through this Century with All out development of All of the nation s Energy resources including Oil natural Gas Coal Oil shale geothermal Energy and monday is deadline for voting Absentee monday is the deadline to vote Absentee in All mid Texas school Boa elections which ares ii this saturday. It is als i to deadline to vote Absentee in All area City elections which will be held saturday. Absentee voting in the Brownwood City election which will be held tuesday was Friday afternoon. By 5 . Friday 40 Absentee votes had been cast in the election although a few More ballots May have been placed in the mail before Midnight Friday. Absentee ballots for elections scheduled this saturday must be cast in person by closing time monday of the office of the Agency conducting the election. Heat sizzles in mid Texas mid Texes sizzled under unseasonable heat saturday afternoon and forecasters said More of the same appeared ahead for today. Highs in the 90s Are probable Over this entire area today although forecasters did say there is the probability of a minor Cooling trend by tonight. Brownwood had a top temperature of 95 saturday afternoon easily the warmest of the Spring. What a the Normal maximum temperature for this time of year in texas9 it s 60 to 70 degrees says the weather service. And that was what it was As Early Asio a m. Saturday As the Mercury climbed in a spell of unusually hot weather for the Date atomic Energy. But it said this growth rate could instead be Cut in half by an All out Effort to save Energy through better use of it with no loss of advantages. It said this policy would require full development of Only one major Energy resource. The growth rate could even be slowed and halted the report said leveling off slightly higher than at present a High enough to maintain present living standards and to increase those of the poor. A the Federal government is in a unique position to shape the future patterns of National Energy policy through control of publicly owned Energy resources a the report said dissenting with part of the report the Edison electric Institute said a Zero Energy growth does not appear to lie a viable the association for the nations investor owned electric Utility companies added that a in any responsible scenario on Energy the nuclear option must have an important the report raised the possibility of creating a government Energy corporation to develop Public resources itself instead of leasing them to private businesses such a proposal has already been made in Congress but is opposed by the administration and by the Energy industries. The report to be followed by others dealing with Energy policy issues in greater detail did not however make any specific policy recommendations beyond suggesting consideration of various options former swinger Bride honeymooning in Mexico Washington a Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger who cultivated a Quot swingers reputation by dating Beautiful actresses was married saturday in a civil ceremony to Nancy Maginnes a tall blonde foreign policy researcher and his most constant female companion. The marriage evidently had been tentatively set and called off several times since last december. The judge Francis e. Thomas jr., told a reporter that he finally got a Telephone Call at 4 . Friday and was told a it looks like a Green Light a but it was not until an hour before the wedding that he was told the couple he was to marry in his Law office were Kissinger and miss Maginnes. A but i had surmised it a he said. Kissinger spent the morning at the state department conferring with Moshe Dayan the israeli defense minister. He had said he was going to Acapulco on vacation saturday afternoon but made no mention of the marriage. When a reporter asked him saturday if he were seeing anyone else before taking off Kissinger simply smiled As the elevator door closed in front of him. Secrecy has been Kissinger a diplomatic trademark. When a reporter asked him on the flight Home from Moscow if he was getting married this weekend Kissinger grinned and said he gave the same response when the question was put to him on a flight Home from the Middle East last month the 12 newsmen would not be put off with a quip Kissinger growing serious promised solemnly that he would see to it that they had four or five hours Advance notice. There was none. The ceremony was performed atabout2 30p.m and Kissinger and his wife left directly afterwards for National Airport where they boarded a private air plane for a 16-Day honeymoon in a rented House in Acapulco Mexico the first vacation the Globe trotting Kissinger has taken in a year Kissinger 50, and miss Maginnes 39, met about eight years ago when they were both working for former gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller of new York. She currently supervises International studies with Rockefeller a commission on critical choices Kissinger appeared to be in a buoyant mood when he concluded his discussion with Dayan about la . He told reporters he expects to be Able to work out a separation of israeli and syrian forces in the Golan Heights. Five relatives and friends As Well As Kissinger a two children Elizabeth 15, and David 12, were present Kissinger is a jew and his wife an Episcopalian. His first marriage ended in a divorce. Hope still High in release of 5 Asmara Ethiopia of a . Oil company official said he was a a optimistic saturday about negotiating the release of three americans and two canadians reported captured four Days ago by rebels in Northern Ethiopia. But he refused to say whether he had actually been in Contact with the eritrean liberation front Elf or comment on what demands if any the guerrillas had made. A fall i can say is in a optimistic for an Early release a said Edward Burchall chief of ethiopian operations for the ten Neco Oil co. Of Houston Tex a eve been advised not to divulge anything because it might harm a . Consular spokesman said. A a we re leaving everything up to Tenn eco. If ifs a matter of Ransom pay if political demands Are made relating to interests in Ethiopia they will be relayed to the embassy in Addis the five missing men were on an Oil exploration trip in the rugged Canyon country of Northern Eritrea province when their helicopter was forced Down on tuesday by a severe storm. Villagers in the area said they were captured by 30 Elf guerrillas who set fire to the helicopter on the ground. An army patrol found the charred wreckage thursday about 45 Miles Northwest of Massaway ethiopians main red sea port. Villagers in another area said the guerrillas and their five captives had spent the night and eaten a meal in their Village South of the wreckage site. A military search was called off to permit negotiations and Edward Burchall chief of Tenn eco Oil co. In Ethiopia refused to comment on the negotiations until after the five were freed informants said in Houston tex., Tenn eco said the captured men included Motta Fauella a american consultant to the ethiopian ministry of mines and two geologists Powers w Kayce jr., 36, of Plainview texans Clifford m James 27, a Canadian Texaco officials in Houston identified a second american Only As j. W. Rogers one of the company a employees can West aviation Ltd. Of Calgary alta., said its president Don Wederfort 28, also of Calgary was the Pilot they were exploring for Oil when they were stranded in the Northern province of Eritrea ethiopian sources said the front has been fighting ethiopian troops for a decade trying to win Independence for the province once an italian Colony. Or Brownw x i area mostly fair today Clear to partly Cloudy tonight and monday cooler tonight and monday. High today in the 90s, Low tonight in the 50s. Maximum temperature Here saturday 95. Sunset today 7 56, Sunrise monday 7 25 demos attack education record by John Beckler associated press writer Washington a the record of the Nixon administration in education was attacked saturday by spokesmen for the democratic leadership in Congress. Responding to an address on education delivered by president Nixon last week rep John Brademas d-ind., and sen. Claiborne Pell d-r.i., said the president s role has been one of opposition to programs put Forward by Congress a with Only a few exceptions president Nixon has shown no willingness to work together with Congress to strengthen our schools and colleges and improve our system of education said Brademas the chief Deputy democratic whip in a nationwide radio broadcast. Pell chairman of the Senate education subcommittee said in a separate radio address that the five years of the Nixon administration have been marked by a constant struggle with the administration As the Congress has sought to give greater priority to Brademas said Nixon has vetoed four education Bills and has tried to Cut off funds for two student Aid programs enacted by Congress. In his talk last week Nixon said he favored Advance distribution of school funds to let school districts know How much Money they will have coming. A but it is or. Nixon through the device of impoundment the deliberate withholding of school funds Congress lawfully appropriated who has brought confusion and chaos to thousands of school districts All Over America Quot Brademas said he charged Nixon with opposing increases in education allowances for Vietnam veterans trying to terminate Federal support for school libraries and failing to provide any Money for special education programs on drug abuse and environmental subjects Pell accused Nixon of a fanning the flames of the busing Issue Quot by advocating in his talk last week adoption of a measure designed to restrict the courts Power to order busing. The House added the provision to a Bill extending elementary and secondary education programs but it faces stiff opposition in the Senate tickets go on sole for chamber dinner tickets for the annual Dirler meeting of die Brownwood chamber of Commerce which will be held april 16 in the Brownwood coliseum Are now available from cd directors arum at the chamber office tickets Are $5 each. The meal will be prepared by the chamber a Contact club Myrl furry is banquet committee chairman assisted by Roger Clark arid Bob Simmons speaker for the Winner will be or James Blakely of Wharton a former College professor who is now a full time humorous speaker latter Jarvis will be master of ceremonies

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