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Denton Record Chronicle (Newspaper) - March 10, 1974, Denton, Texas Page 2atmk Denton r eco Roch Ron ice e Sun it Lav. March to to i news summary the world Boycott end a the sem official egyptian newspaper Al a ram predicted saturday that the Arabogl Boycott against the United states will lie lifted at a meeting of Arab nil ministers now scheduled for Cairo sunday. Oil Industry sources in the egyptian capital however said they doubted the entire Boycott would be lifted clash on Heights a with israeli forces mobilized to a Quot pre War Alert a syrian howitzers pounded israeli positions on the Rocky Golan Heights saturday. The syrian military command said the latest in a series of clashes began when an israeli engineering unit tried to strengthen advanced positions in the Central sector of Heights full work week Britain returned to a full work week saturday ending to weeks of an economically crippling three Day week but new prime minister Harold Wilson warned there were still serious economic problems ahead Wilson s minority Illier party government which took office Only five Days ago formally ended at Midnight Friday the abbreviated work week imposed dec. 31 by the former conservative party government to save fuel during Britain a Coal strike the nation Kidnap plot a Young woman and two jailed men were charged saturday in los Angeles with plotting to Kidnap a foreign Consul general to bargain for the release of the two men. The Fri said the three were accused of conspiring while both men were in jail to Kidnap the Consul general of Estonia Paraguay Uruguay Canada France. Germany Switzerland or Haiti. Strong surge a Hopes for an impending end to the Arab Oil embargo gave the Stock Market a Strong upward push this past week. The Dow Jones average of 30 Industrial stocks climbed 26.13 Points to 878.05, Only about 21 a Points below its High Point for the year Jan. 3. Deep mistrust a democratic party postelection poll of Cincinnati voters concluded that a Quot deep and abiding mistrust of president Nixon was the clincher in Thomas Lukens capture of a traditional Ohio gop House seat last week. The poll closely meshed with a similar in depth Survey made by the Cincinnati enquirer which said a voter disapproval of Nixon was the vital Factor in the democratic Victory. Eos it in custody four Young men were being held Iii Hackensack n j., in the kidnapping of 8-year-old John Calzad Iua while the Fri pressed a search for a mysterious red haired woman and the $50, Kio paid to Ransom the boy. The Fri declined to Elal pirate on the search for the woman. The Calzadilla boy son of a tire executive from Dix Hills. N y., was kidnapped near his Home on wednesday. The state referendum decision leaders of Texas democratic and Republican parties meet monday to determine if voters will be Able to express their views on parimutuel betting right to work and creation of a state ethics commission in the May 4 primary elections both parties have been asked to include referendums on Hose three issues on their ballots picking favourites Texas labor leaders Convene monday to pick their favourites in the 1071 election campaigns but they Are expected to avoid any endorsements in the democratic governor race Between incumbent Dolph Briscoe and challenger Frances Farenthold. Neither of those two candidates is expected to have the strength to get the two thirds vote required for an endorsement. Plan postponed the state Board of education saturday postponed for a year a plan to expand vocational education in Texas Public schools to include Industrial arts classes the Board extended Pilot projects in vocational Industrial Art for seventh and eighth grades into the 1974-75 school year. The weather 9, ,30 74 30 i 19.woo / a j j w 30 00 \ kit a a Flammia Wiit t n w i umm stoic ast c Gioino -1773>� e3� n Are forecast from the Southern and Central Plains across the lower Mississippi Valley to the Northern Section of the Gulf coast Region rain and showers Are indicated for the Northwest. Snow flurries Are expected Over the lower great lakes with Snow forecast for Northern new England. Fair skies Are expected Over the Southwest Central Rockies and from the Middle Atlantic states through the Ohio Valley to the great lakes area with Cloudy to partly Cloudy conditions elsewhere. Maximum temperatures a Atlanta 78, Boston 41, Chicago 48, Cleveland 49, Denton 69, Denver 45, Duluth 32. Houston 80, Jacksonville 82. Kansas City 55, Little Rock 68. Los Angeles 66. Miami 83, Minneapolis 40. New Orleans 81. New York 48, Phoenix 70, san Francisco 61, Seattle 51, St Louis 57 and Washington 52. Rate increases Are suspended general Telephone re evaluating Bill hike general Telephone co. Customers in the Bartonville Argyle area Are among Rural residents in 59 Texas exchanges where rate increases Are being suspended pending a reevaluation by company officials. The company has announced the increases at varying periods since january hut customer complaints backed by a contingent of Texas legislators have prompted the company to reconsider some of the customers complained about the amount of increase which doubled their Bills in some cases. Hep Walt Parker of Denton was one of several legislators participating in a news conference in Austin Friday to protest the hikes. The company s decision to suspend the new rates was announced following the news conference. The reevaluated Billings will be higher than the pre increase Billings Jean Byon a company spokesman said however she added the company could not say by How much because of complicated rate schedules she said the new rates will be announced Early next week she said they will be retroactive to the Billing dates of the original increases. Meanwhile a number of customers have been paying at the originally announced increase and adjustments will be made said the spokesman she said that some customers still will be billed at the increased rates announced earlier because the rate change is still in the company a computer. At the same time the company said customers will not be Cut off because of nonpayment of the increases now being reevaluated. They will be expected to pay at their old rates however. The first Public attention to the Denton county increases was prompted when customers complained of the company s action in the record chronicles letters to the Edi tor column. Similar complaints were registered across the state by irate customers who brought the matter to the attention of state lawmakers. Parker was joined by reps Dan Kubiak of Rock Dale John Wilson of Lagrange and Dave Allred of Wichita Falls and sen. Lloyd Leggett of Austin and others in protesting the increases Parker said the situation has prompted some legislators to give thought to the creation of a state Utility commission with Power to regulate Telephone rates Telephone companies negotiate with City councils for rate increases in Urban areas but Quot our Rural people Are left to the mercy of god and the Kubiak said attempts to establish state regulation of Telephone com panics have been Defeated several times in the legislature. Another company spokesman. Randy Randsdell manager of Community relations said general a 1973 earnings were the poorest in 20 years. He said executives of the company asked themselves where they should look to improve the earnings and decided on the Rural systems because they have Quot never carried their however Doggett said figures he had obtained showed general had a better rate of return on its capital in 1973 than it had in 1971. He said no conclusions could to drawn on this question until someone could look at the company s books Wilson said he had written rep Jim Nugent of Kerrville chairman of the House transportation committee to Call a hearing at the earliest possible Date. All questions on communications Are referred to that committee. Allred said he asked a Telephone Man if a Rural customer had any recourse if his Bill was raised to $1 too a month. Quot he said a yes there is. You can have your phone taken Kubiak said Telephone rate increases could not be justified because of new lines or better service in his District because there have been no new lines installed and the service is no better and in some cases it is worse Many customers have for a Long time paid rates for four party service when there have never been fewer than six and sometimes Are As Many As la families on a line he said Kubiak said the group of legislators was prepared to go to court in a fight against the rate increases Republic accused of fraud fort Worth Tex of the second largest Lite insurance company in Texas was under accusations of Ruud saturday the allegations brought by the securities and Exchange commission. Accused is Dallas based Republic National Lite insurance co. Also objects of court complaints by the Sec Are three other firms and la individuals. The Sec made the announcement Iii fort Worth and Washington and said Republic National life has $10 billion in outstanding life Accident and health insurance policies. The complaints were filed Iii a new York Federal court. The Sec basically accused the firms and individuals of investing in a shaky real estate company and then pouring in More Money in support and cover up the original action. The scheme according to the Federal Agency began when Republic National life invested $8 6 million in realty equities which had reported losses of $13.2 million for the year ending March 31. I9?o the complaint claims the insurance company invested still More Money in the real estate company to protect and conceal its failing investment City councils making plans for elections area City councils met during the week to make decisions regarding upcoming elections and announce newly appointed City officials in Alvord George l Heaton replaced B Walls in the race for place 4 on the Council councilman Walls withdrew from the contest to become a candidate for the school Board the Council appointed w. It Dodson to fill the unexpired Council seat vacated by the death of c t Clower and named i f. Brown to serve As election judge applicants for a planning and zoning commission Are being interviewed by the Argyle City Council Burt Campbell former member of the fort Worth police department is Aubrey s new police chief the announcement was made at the City Council s tuesday meeting will is ruled valid by jury continued from Page one the two other documents were not presented in the first hearing in county court where Reed testified there were no other documents than the one in probate Freeland told the record chronicle he intended to take this matter before the attorney general a office monday. The first Page of the will gives the bulk of the estate to mrs. Freeland a bedridden invalid living on $133 a month old age assistance or in the event of her death to mrs. Gee and other named nieces and nephews. The first Page names Reed As executor and is signed at the Bottom by mrs. Cole. The first Page contains three paragraphs each numbered with a numeral in the Center of the Page. The second Page like the first is dated aug. 8, 1970, in writing that the contestants claim was traced from the first Page. A numeral 4 appears in the Center at the top of the Page. On the second Page Are listed the heirs and specific acreages and sums of Money As inheritances. Both sides in the week Long trial presented handwriting experts. One testified to the forgery and the other refuted any forgery. After the jury decision Stark asked the presiding judge retired judge e h. Griffin of Young county to hear at a future Date a motion for judgment at which time the judge May or May not uphold the jury s verdict. Decatur attorney William Nobles representing Reed said it is not usual for a judge to overrule a jury verdict representing the other nieces and nephews named in the will was Dallas attorney Wayne Melton Mcdonald rites set in Denton graveside services for Lee it Mcdonald a former Denton resident w ill be held at 2 pm. Sunday at Roselawn memorial Park the Rev. Or i l. Armstrong will officiate or Mcdonald died Friday at Everett wash., where he had lived tor the past 27 ears my was a former co owner of the Denton record chronicle and was affiliated with the Baptist Church and the masons. A native of Pilot Point he married Virgie m. Camp in Denton in 1922 survivors include his wife Virgie m Mcdonald of Everett was hand one brother. I a. Mcdonald of Denton funeral services were held saturday in Everett Schmitz Floyd Hamlett funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements u. S. Silent embargo lift reported Washington up United states officials were silent saturday on reports that a lifting of the Arab Oil embargo was imminent. The state department and other offices declined to discuss a report in the sem official egyptian newspaper Al ashram that the Arab nil embargo a posed during last october Sarab israeli War. Would he lifted sunday or monday officials said they had no knowledge of the reported decision or even whether a Summit meeting of Arab nations on Oil would he held at Tripoli. Libya or Cairo a or at All sen John Tower. R Tex., and Hugh Scott r amet with president Nixon Friday and came out a a hopeful that the arabs would lift their Oil embargo soon sixteen members of con a a piano tuning i and repairing a f in ref Nch a tech Cun a Tromble Dei a fret a similes on Repin a a raid dimwit son s pts pvt. Tia Gross led by rep. Benjamin s. Rosenthal d n y., were preparing an Appeal to the nation s newspapers radio and television stations to Quot give those with divergent views an Opportunity to respond to the multimillion Dollar advertising Campaign being waged by the Energy Industry Quot mainly the Oil companies Rosenthal was to hold a news conference on the subject monday they were joined by five consumer and environmental groups to answer a a corporate propaganda on the Energy shortage which has Quot Hurt just about everybody a except the Oil companies of the congressmen said in a joint release Quot the major Oil companies Are spending millions of advertising dollars to broadcast their views on the Energy crisis we Are appealing to the nation s broadcasters to exercise their responsibility under the fairness doctrine of the Federal communications act to assure that the Public is fully and fairly exposed to All sides of the Energy crisis controversy Quot Chumbley electric new hours open till noon so Turnoy for your convenience 227 Eagle or. 387 1704 Ammu Kawai amp Kimball pianos it organs Guditis music Center 2000 Denison St. 37 4222 try us you la be glad you old arca deaths Grade Mae Shurbet Decatur funeral services for Grade mat Miller. 2 p of Shurbet. To. Of 403 s Decatur were at Friday Al Immanuel Baptist Church the Rev Fen in Jackson officiated burial was at Crafton cemetery mrs Shurbet died Thor Day she was a guru March 21. Ito. In Kaufman county she married Morgan Wesley Shurbet sept. 21. 1911 in Crafton he preceded her in death Iii april 1942 mrs Shurbet attended schools in Wise county and was a resident of Decatur Fin 73 Sears she was a lifetime member of the Baptist Church survivors include three daughters. Mrs Betty Caraway and mrs Maggie Caraway both of Decatur and mrs Lorene Maxwell it Weatherford four sons. Vernon w Shurbet of Denton. Austin c Shurbet of Sunset. Jessie b Shurbet of Burleson and Bernard Shurbet of Denton. 31 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren Christian funeral Home in Decatur is in charge of arrangements James Gross new funeral services tor James Gross new. 74, of 805 w Walnut St in Decatur. Arc scheduled tor 2 p in sunday of christians funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Spillers Otticia Ting. Burial will be at pleasant Grove cemetery no. I or new died Friday at Decatur Hospital born Jan 6, 19 30 in Flora. 111. He was a resident of Decatur tor 44 years he was married to the former Coy Pearl love who died in 97o he is survived by six daughters. Nina Marie new of fort Worth Betty Loo Eason of Azle. Peggy Lois Mabry of fort Worth. Viola Fern a Ell of Biloxi. Miss. Hazed Tenor Brown of fort Worth and Marian Lorenec Eason of Briar Tex two sons Loyal Lee new of Decatur and Bobbie Lewis new of Decatur three Sisters. Blanch Debeer of Orlando fla., Helen Nichols of Dewitt Ark and Alice Cook of Laigo Fla 20 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren Christian funeral Home in Decatur is in charge of arrangements. David Rollin Cathey funeral services for David Roll Cathey. 71. Of Greenwood will he held at 2 p in sunday at the Coker funeral Home Chapel Iii Sanger Rev a. A. Farley of Greenwood will officiate. Burial will be at Sanger cemetery. He died Friday at a fort Worth Hospital. He was born june 19, 1902 in Terrell okla. He was a Farmer. Survivors include his wife hearing tests hearing aids service on All makes Irethe ear aids eyeglass models behind the ear aids body aids about our exclusive Belton certified hearing service plan that helps keep your Aid working face electronic hearing test in your Home or our office fir front it seme tis St ski i 421 n. Elm Denton Texas 76201 phone 387-�574 9 00-5 00 . _9 00 12 00 Sot Lois Cathey of Greenwood three daughters mrs Joann Cross of Las vegas a mrs Pauline Daugherty of Oklahoma City. And Emma Gene Cathey of ring land of la three suns David Dale Cathey of Dallas. Charles Eugene Cathey of the us army and Jerry Lee Cathey of Ponca City okla three Stepsons Clarence Ponder of Longdale okla. Lee Ponder of Purcell Okia. And Ray Ponder of Ardmore. Okla one sister mrs Mary Fox of Corona. N m one brother Wylie Cathey of Topeka Kan. And la grandchildren Coker funeral Home in Sanger is in charge of arrangements Aycock infant graveside services were held for the infant son of or and mrs Michael g. Aycock of Carrollton at in a m tuesday at rest Awn memorial Park in Dallas Rev Wayne Allen pastor of the first Baptist Church Iii Carrollton officiated. Burial was at Roselawn. Survivors include his parents grand parents. Or and mrs. J w Aycock of Wichita Falls and or and mrs h t Waldon of Denton one Uncle Jerry Waldon of Denton and one aunt. Cherry Aycock no Dallas services held \ irix \ Durham. 58 Bridgeport services were held at 2 . Friday Al Hawkins funeral Chapel in Bridgeport with the Rev Ernest Walt officiating burial was of East Bridgeport cemetery. Pallbearers were Tennis Xcvi the. Bill Winn Buford Hobbs John shilling Travis Finley and Alvin Holt Hawkins funeral Home in Bridgeport was in charge of arrangements Robert kit by Baker. 90. Of 703 Coit services were held at 2 pm. Friday of the neb in i f i Floyd h Amlet funeral Chapel Weldon Flanagan and Jim Hance officiated. Burial was at Sanger cemetery pallbearers were s. E Quot Bud Quot razor. Floyd Young Bobbie Morris Sherman Pruett Noel Brockett and Horace Ramsey. Schmitz Floyd Hamlett was in charge of arrangements. It i Iii in Nette Nulton. 69. Of Roanoke. Services were held at to a m saturday of the first Baptist Church of Roanoke. Rev Homer walkup officiated burial was in Prairie Mound cemetery in Argyle. Pallbearers were c. In Crenshaw Milborn Gray James Redwine. Jack Buchanan of. L. Hudgins. W. E. Hawthorne Leonard Jenkins and Howard Peterson. Schmitz Floyd Hamlett was in charge of arrangements Central air conditioning comm a i a of St he myi Al auth Type dealer sales. Installation a mfr Vurr 3652697 or 365-2636 Aubrey heating amp refrigeration service Hwy. 377 a Aubrey bicycle repair free pick up Dallary Denton bicycle Center 1700 n Tim 387 9314 Jack Howell Bronco basketball coach. 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