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Childress Index (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Childress, Texas The Childress Index celebrating our 85th year Nea associated press the Childress Index , Texas sunday september 2, 1973 Price 10 cents Twose Chons 16 Nixon. Agnew discuss investigation by Gaylord Shaw associated press writer Washington apr after a late night flight Back from an abbreviated California visit president Nixon met with vice president Spiro t. Agnew for about two hours today to discuss a criminal investigation involving Agnew. White House aides said it was a Quot thorough discussion Quot but that the subject of Agnew s resignation was not brought up. Terming the meeting Quot a Good session White House Deputy press Secretary Gerald l. Warren said they talked about subjects other than the Maryland investigation As Well. These included legislative priorities for the coming session of Congress Warren said. In reply to questions from newsmen Warren said the presidents support for Agnew publicly expressed in Nixon a news conference two weeks ago remains unchanged. We Arren said that while the meeting dealt primarily with the Federal probe of alleged kickbacks to Public officials in Maryland Nixon and Agnew did not discuss the vice presidents Legal defense plans a news Hini capsule taif Jaycees Holiday rest Stop free Coffee Miami apr tropical storm Christine is continuing to strengthen and May reach Hurricane strength today the National Hurricane Center says. The Center reported the storm is moving Westward in the Atlantic at 15 Miles an hour continuing a course toward the Leeward islands. Highest sustained winds Are reported to be 60 Miles per hour and weather forecasters say the storm should continue building until it reaches Hurricane strength of 74 . Nor constitutional questions such As what Legal action is possible against a vice president or his use of executive privilege. A spokesman for Agnew said the vice president Quot seemed much More relaxed Quot after the meeting which he was said to have requested last tuesday. Agnew planned to leave almost immediately to spend the labor Day weekend in Ocean City md., with friends. Quot it was a relaxed discussion and they took their time said the Agnew spokesman j. Marsh Thomson. A it was just the thing to do on a saturday in Advance of the White House session presidential aides said Nixon had not and would not ask for the vice presidents 30 perish Denmark resignation. Deputy press Secretary Gerald l. Warren said Agnew requested the meeting. Warren gave no specific reason but said the state of the investigation Quot very probably will come an Agnew spokesman said he believed the vice president asked the meeting to bring Nixon a up to indications Are that atty. Gen. Elliot Richardson must soon decide whether results of the Agnew investigation being conducted by the . Attorney in Baltimore will be presented to a grand jury. Nixon and Agnew last met face to face on aug. 6, the Day before the vice president called a news conference to denounce As Quot damned lies allegations he in Plush hotel fire took kickbacks while in his present office or while he was Maryland governor. The two talked by Telephone on aug. 22, soon after Nixon told a California news conference that he has Confidence in agnews integrity at that news conference Nixon also assailed news leaks on the Agnew probe and said he had told Richardson to make a full investigation. Warren said he did not know when Agnew made the request for today a meeting but said the session was not the reason Why turn to Nixon Page 12 astronauts observe Many Earth targets local Jaycees say that Many travellers passing through Childress Are taking advantage of the Jaycee rest Stop located on Highway 287 in front of the Childress county courthouse. The Jaycees Are providing weary travellers free Coffee soft drinks and cookies providing travel information. In addition to such As Road conditions reports motorists windshields and headlights Are cleaned. The rest Stop began 6 . Friday and ends Midnight monday. Project chairman Bill Blackburn reported that traffic is heavy with 120 vehicles taking advantage of the rest Stop in one Given 14-hour period. Dallas apr District court judge de Gossett Friday sentenced three men and two women to five years in prison and a $5,000 Fine for conspiring to exhibit the controversial film Quot deep the court ruled the movie obscene. Sentenced were Robert c. Thetford whom the state contended was the owner of the theater Robert Moore and Larry Jones theater managers and Cynthia stringfellow and Shirley Phillips tried As ticket Sellers at the theater. ii a v cd Impi Iii hmm. Last Marine forces leave Thailand Washington apr the turn to news Page 12 by Richard Blystone associated press writer Phong Thailand apr a Squadron of f4 phantom jets roared exit of Thailand in a drizzling sky today the last . Marine combat forces to pull out after 11 years of Marine commitment in Indochina. Marine pilots nosed their Silver fighter bombers toward the Philippines for a Stopover on the Way to the Marine air station at Iwakuni Japan. Wet ground crewmen turned Back to the crude shop buildings where the rest of Marine aircraft group 15 was packing equipment into crates and trunks. More than 300 fliers and other marines have left Phong since the first stage of a phased . Withdrawal from Thailand medicare enrolment is now automatic medicare enrolment is now automatic for most social Security beneficiaries according to Henry Chustz manager of the Vernon social Security office. Quot procedures were changed recently to make turn to medicare Page 12 italian cholera outbreak reaches epidemic stage Naples Italy apr cholera has reached epidemic stage Here and mass fear of the disease has spread from the Alps to italian towns on the Southern Adriatic experts reported today. At least nine deaths were attributed to the epidemic. Pharmacies were running out of vaccine and other medicines and 100 tons of Lemons which were ordered because their juice helps kill the disease causing organism were stranded in Palermo Sicily by a seamen a strike. Authorities in Rome said two million doses of vaccine were on their Way to Naples but Only a few thousand had reached the epidemic Center by morning. About two thirds of the 230 patients complaining of acute gastroenteritis in the Naples area were believed to be suffering from cholera. In Bari a port City on the South Adriatic doctors reported 16 cases and 18th victim identified in mass murders Houston apr another Houston family was notified Friday that a son is a victim of the Houston mass slayings in which 27 persons died. Or. Joseph a. Jachimczyk the county medical examiner said Friday he had identified the 18th victim of the mass turn to 18th Page 12 eight persons were hospitalized in Palermo As suspected cases pending Laboratory tests. In Naples and Bari soccer games were called off and summer vacations extended to minimize chances of the students getting the deadly disease. Although no confirmed cases were reported in Bolzano in the Alps the City closed swimming pools As a precaution. The disease organism is transmitted in water and food. Thousands surged into vaccination centers in Rome Genoa and other cities. At Rivoli near Turin 30 workers suffered from slight poisoning from too much anti cholera disinfectant sprayed on the floors of their factory. Was announced. But about 1,700 support personnel still have up to three weeks to serve before Clearing out. Nicknamed Quot the Rose Garden a because the marines weren to promised one a the six year old base consists of a Cluster of temporary buildings and a 10,000-foot runway. The base is Small wet and a Long Way from nowhere. The lights of Bangkok Are 250 Miles to the Southwest and the Village that has sprouted outside the Gate is Quot not authorized for the biggest nearby attraction 60 Miles away is adorn air Force base near the Laos Border where president John f. Kennedy sent the first sizable . Military contingent to Southeast Asia a 4,000 marines in 1962. Quot i was still in flight school at that time but i had a lot of friends who came Over Here said Mai. David f. Underwood turn to last Page 12 Copenhagen Denmark apr a fire raced through the Plush Haynia hotel in the heart of Copenhagen Early today and authorities said at least 30 persons were killed. Police said the majority of the dead were foreign tourist who perished As flames engulfed the three upper stories of the five Story hotel and trapped about 85 sleeping guests. Both staircases of the 74-year-old hotel a tourist landmark close to Copenhagen a City Hall Square collapsed in flames and most survivors fled on fire escapes from windows and balconies facing the Street. Some were picked from the roof where they tried to seek shelter after the fire burst into their rooms. Others were saved As they tried to climb Down bed sheets tied together some with Small children in their arms. With firemen still digging for victims in the ruins of the hotel club new Bond report is released series e and h United states savings Bond sales in Childress county during the month of july totalled $7,251, according to county Bond chairman Gene Frisbie. Sales for the seven month period were $56,399 for 80 per cent of the 1973 goal of $70,000. Sales in Texas during the month amounted to $17,185,499, while sales for the seven month period totalled $137,169,781 whith 63 per cent of the yearly goal of $216.6 million goal achieved. Kiwanis to participate in telethon the Childress kiwanis will participate in the Jerry Lewis telethon which is scheduled to be conducted for 20 straight hours Over Channel 10 of Amarillo. Purpose of the telethon is to raise funds for the Benefit of the muscular dystrophy associations of America. Earl Harwell is local chairman of the Campaign and his office will be open during the 20 hours which will Start at 10 30 . Today and continue until 5 30 . Monday. Those who wish to contribute should Contact Harwell and his committee at 7-3653. Quot we will take either pledges or Cash but would rather have pledges a Harwell said. Quot then you will be contacted later and be instructed where to Send the Money by the Idaa Quot Harwell said. Seven hours after the fire was put out police struggled to account for All the guests who had been taken to hospitals or put in nearby hotels. Turn to 30 Page 12 watergate to advertisements ire selected new York apr commercials for comedian David fryers record album spoofing watergate have been turned Down by the three major television network affiliates Here. In addition a spokesman for the Wool Worth Chain said on Friday that the album would not be stocked in its Novelty stores because Quot some of our customers might be offended Quot the television rejections have forced the scrapping of a planned $75.000 television advertising Campaign according to Buddah records fryers recording company. But radio ads Are continuing on a number of stations the company said. Frye an impressionist who specializes in imitations of president Nixon has performed turn to watergate Page 12 by Howard Benedict a aerospace writer space Center Houston apr skylab 2�?Ts astronauts their space cameras at a wide Range of Earth targets today from tropical storm Christine to drought areas and Locust swarms in Africa. Other assignments include agricultural geology and forestry surveys of South America and a look at Ocean currents in the Atlantic. On the 36th Day of their planned 59-Day Mission Alan l. Bean or. Owen k. Garriott and Jack r. Lousma also scheduled extensive solar observations and medical experiments. Today was the first Opportunity in More than two weeks to operate the Earth resources instruments and cameras. During that period sunlight was not Over desired targets. The Earth resources pass will take the skylab station Over Accident victim remains in Hospital David p. Davis 20, of Cortez Colo remains in the intensive care unit in an Amarillo Hospital following a two car automobile crash 11.9 Miles East of Childress at 8 15 . Tuesday. A specific condition report was not available. The Driver of the other vehicle involved Ronald pox 31, of Arlington was treated at Childress general Hospital and dismissed wednesday. Both vehicles were demolished. Raney Hassell Dies rites Are today funeral services for mrs. Roy Raney Hassell 60, will be held at 4 . Today in the first Baptist Church in Childress with Rev. Joe s. Allen pastor officiating. Interment will be in Childress cemetery under the direction of Newberry funeral Home. Mrs. Hassell died shortly after noon Friday at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo after being transferred there from Childress earlier that Day. Born feb. 15,1913 in Childress county she married Roy Hassell feb. 26, 1943 in Childress. Mrs. Hassell who was employed by several Childress restaurants was a member of the first Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of the Home one son Gary Hassell of Amarillo one sister mrs. Orville Bearden of Childress one brother j. T. Jordan of Borger one granddaughter and one grandson. Pallbearers will be Buster Halford Leroy Gaines o. E. Mutt Seal John Ballew j. A. Steed Willard copelin Truett Ball and Alex Saied. Honorary bearers will be Kermit Waters c. A. Williams c. C. Broughton a. J. Brown Bob Brown Sam Bushon and Bill Coyne. Argentina Uruguay and Brazil the South Atlantic and Senegal Mauritania and Mali in Northwest Africa. During the african overfly the instruments will gather data expected to be useful in regional planning and in locating resources. The pictures might provide some information on drought conditions in Mali. Turn to astronauts Page 12 heavy Rains hit Childress heavy Rains hit Childress late Friday night with the Federal aviation Agency at the air Field recording an official .51 inches. Spotted checks around Childress county showed mrs. . Royall at Kirkland recording one and one half inches. Aubrey Testerman at Tell recorded one Inch. Don Monson at Cee Vee South of Childress recorded .4 inches. The Vest ranch North of Childress recorded .3 inches and mrs. . Thomas at North Field Southwest of Childress recorded one and one half inches. By the associated press summer thunderstorms boomed across much of West Texas and along the coastal Plains Friday night and. Turn to heavy Page 12 patients complaining of acute turn to 18th Page 12 _ Hamm a a he trapped min sub pilots rescued a i a b a. A a a a a a a int their underwater Craft on loan from on the Mas for Roiner 01 Dee Lee woman graveside services for Donald Ray Harris 38, who died wednesday in Parkland Hospital in Dallas from injuries suffered in a Grain elevator explosion in Plainview August 9, were held at 5 . Saturday in the Cee Vee cemetery at Cee Vee. Or. Harris was a brother of mrs. Joe Cook of Cee Vee funeral services were held at 2 . Saturday in Plainview or. Harris was born and reared in Foster okla. And moved to the Cee Vee Community in 1943. He lived in Flomot and Quitaque before moving to Plainview after his marriage to die former Ruby Brown in 1965 in Hobbs . Or. Harris suffered Burns Over 70 per cent of his body when an explosion sparked in turn to final Page 12 briefs school monday although monday is labor Day classes will be held in Childress schools. Cork Ireland apr two britons trapped since wednesday in a midget submarine 1,375 feet below the Atlantic and Down to their final air supplies were hauled to the surface today and transferred safely to their Mother ship. A both men look As if they Are fit enough to play football and they Send their love to their wives the Mother ship Vickers voyager radioed. A Vickers spokesman said both men climbed out of the min sub under their own Power. He said they would go by helicopter to Cork and then Fly to Barrow England for a reunion with their families. Donate blood tuesday please if you can the message capped three Days of alternating despair and optimism in a race against the clock to save the men Roger Mallinson who observed his 35th birthday in the sub Friday and Roger Chapman 28. Air supplies in the submarine were due to run out 90 minutes before the two were lifted to the surface. Emergency oxygen supplies from face masks made the difference Between life and death. The sub Sank during the laying of a transatlantic Cable. She had been hauled to the surface wednesday after nine hours below and a hawser Tore off one of her hatches flooding a compartment. The hawser broke at 170 feet and she Sank to the Bottom. The vessel stuck in the slime of the Ocean see bed and the shipowners Vickers oceanic announced Only 72 hours of air remained. A frantic search followed with other min subs brought in from England and from Vancouver Canada. A . Navy unmanned underwater Rescue capsule operated by cables from the surface also helped. At one Point Mallinson and Chapman used crucial air singing songs to allow a sonar device to Home in on their voices and pinpoint their location. Then it took Rescue ships More than a Day to attach lift cables and haul the sub to the surface. Stormy seas poor visibility on the oceans floor and the 70 degree Angle of the crippled sub hampered efforts to secure a lifeline. But Vickers oceanic said today a heavy line with an umbrella shaped grappling Hook at the end had been attached to the crippled crafts Hatch by another min sub. A thinner guideline attached earlier served As a second life line and the unmanned . Underwater Craft on loan from the . Navy at san Diego calif., managed to attach a third line to the stricken sub. The lines ran to the John Cabot a surface ship that winched the 1 ton sub to within 60 feet of the surface. At that Point More lines were attached from the Vickers voyager v hich hauled the min sub Pisces Iii aboard. One attempt during the night to Hook a 10-Inch Cable to the Pisces Iii failed when its sister sub prices ii aborted its Mission. Warning lights on the Vickers voyager indicated a compartment might be flooding on the sub on Friday the Pisces ii and the Pisces a another sister sub took 11 hours to find the disabled Craft and they took still More time to tie a Light rope to it so they could find it again when they descended with the heavy line. Visibility was reported to be Only about nine feet although the Rescue Craft used powerful searchlights. On the surface winds were 40 Miles per hour and Waves were 12 feet High. At one Point. Turn to trapped Page 12 save a life be a blood donor outreach Center is reorganizing a group will meet wednesday september 5 at 7 30 . interested people Are Welcome. Greenbelt bowl directors Greenbelt bowl directors will meet thursday september 6, at 8 . In the chamber of Commerce office. Please if you can hours below and a hawser Tore device to Nome in tuesday is Dollar Day in Childress Date changed Carl Beisner representative of the Vernon social Security office in Vernon will be at the courthouse in Childress at 10 . On tuesday september 4. The meeting Date has been changed because of the labor Day Holiday on monday september 3

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