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AYtlAKKIOmUl- j553T Hmiii. 25. 1970 IN CAMPAIGN FOR CAMBODIAN CAPITAL Red, Allied Forces THEIR TURNS candidates In the Miss'Wool of America pageant in progress San Angelo wait their turn to rehearse for the show tonight. At left, Joyce Anderson, Miss Wool of Montana, works on her finger nails while Mary Jane Alsup, Miss Wool of Tennessee, watches the show. (AP Wircphoto) NATIONAL Miss Wool To Be Named At San Angelo Tonight SAN ANGELO (AP) The American wool jnd us try crowns a new queen tonight and sends her on a year-long fashion fling around the country.

Twenty candidates representing all sections of the nation arc vying for the title and the multi-thousand-dollar prizes that accompany it. Frankie Mitchell of Salem, the reigning Miss Wool of America, relinquish the crown to her successor at the climax of a gala show in the San. Angelo Coliseum starring singers Nancy Ames and Jack Jones. NEXT YEAR Value-Aclded Tax May Be New Gambit FROM PAGE OHE economists and a number of Vv business groups who would use it as a partial substitute 'for the corporate income tax, which, many argue, is largely passed on to the final purchaser anyway. T.h congressional prognosticators, noting that Nixon criticized last year's tax reform bill as weighted too heavily toward relief for the individual rather than the; business taxpayer, expect the administration to go along with this approach.

The administration wanted a value-added a con- as part of the tax reform effort. But when Congress went ahead with an early start on this legislation, th Treasury bowed to political realities and came in with less radical recommendations. J971 Favorable In some ways, the 1971 'climate might be more favorable for consideration pf the new-levy. It; would be hard to persuade Congress to reimpose the unpopular income surtax. Automobile and telephone is scheduled to expire, or lowered years ago, already have been extended from, year to year to'keep deficits from growing worse, and ef-' forts to increase them, or to reimpose other excise taxes, would meet stiff opposition.

The value-added lax, by contrast, has low visibility. Attacks Foreseen But labor and liberal economists would be sure to attack it as a regressive thaL.does not, like the Income tax; temper its impact on smaller incomes, and families that must spend most of their earnings on necessities. And there is no evidence of much support for the value added tax in the House Ways and Me a Committee, where all revenue legislation must originate. Chairman Wilbur D. Mills, has toirf associates (hat if the government must have more revenue to avoid disastrous deficits, he might consider selective i not an across-the- board levy like the value-added tax.

The new Miss Wool will receive a $2,000 scholarship, a car, a vast wardrobe, accessories, luggage and a year of travel as "Goodwill ambassadress lor the wool industry." The contestants arrived in bis wool producing capital a veek ago to begin preparations or the show and to meet the udges, who include actor Glenn and Rosemary McMurtry, executive editor of Seventeen A pro-coronation highlight ol the 13th annual wool pageant the traditional river parade down the Concho River fea- uring the hopefuls and the current Miss Wool, Miss Mitchell, 22, a tall blond enior at William and Mary, has ippeared around town in a num- of stunning wool fashions. Wears Red Bikini Miss Ames has been a definite lib-action, sunning herself daily a red bikini at a motel swimming pool. "I don't like beauty pageants," she said, "But this is not a eaU ty pa can Miss Wool candidates are udged on the basis of appearance, personality, intelligence poise and modeling ability. The Landard pageant fa re of swim uit and talent competition is excluded. All the girls arc college students and each has completed at "east one year of study.

Of the 20, nine plan to become teachers, two of them in specia 'ducation, working with the mentally retarded or in rehabili Nation. Seven hope. in go into fashion coordination, merchandising or related fields. Only one girl Sandy Wilkinson of Arizona, the reigning "Miss Country Music USA," is interested in an acting career. Rev6liilion Study Kills Donation A $250,000 gift to thef Universit ot raxide Island "was 'cancelex Wednesday by an ahimnu disturbed over a.

controyersia course on revolution scheduler this, summer at the school, 'James W. Nugent of Barring ton, a 1951 graduate of URI in a kstter to Qov, Frank Llcht and Presldcn Werner Baum' 4 he wai canceling the gift because he found i "very disturbing" that a public Institution should be offering on revolution, PHNOM' PBNH, Cambodia (AP) Two columns of enemy troops hurled series ot attacks against the provincial capital of Kompong Spcu Wednesday but were back, by a Cambodian army counterattack, The Japanese Broadcasting a dispatch attributed Bangkok sources, reported he enemy also shelled the Phnom Penh airport and forced jancellation of commercial lights from Bangkok. A quick trip to Kompong K3u, 30 miles southwest of hnbm Penh, disclosed the Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops had retreated to the southeast and heavy trucks were rolling once more down lighway 4 to the major port of Compong Sqm. The fighting had cut the road. Ou Main Konto At the junction of llighvyay 4 several major provincial Kompong Spcu is on a main invasion route lo Phnom and Its security was considered important: for the de- ense of the capital.

Airborne Cambodian troops drove the last enemy soldiers iway from the town's main pa- oda near noon. A huge column jf black smoke rose from one uburban area and several hom- were burned or blasted in ither parts of the city. Firing at times was from louse to house but the enemy Utack was not nearly as heavy a.s successful as when it overran the town 12 days ago and leld on for three days. Damage Heavier? Damage from Wednesday's ttack seemed heavier in the ci- ilian part of the town, which also includes the regional mili- ary headquarters. Government casualties were said to be.

two paratroopers killed and several wounded. Enemy casualties were unknown. Two U.S. Air Force jets flew over Kampong Speu but made no bombing runs. The planes appeared to be reconnaissance ets which may have been map- the area.

Kompong Spcu was nearly deserted and the few residents packing to flee to Phnom Penh or "somewhere away from this place where it is as one Cambodian put it. South Vietnamese troops, who ed the assault from the south 10 days ago to recapture Kompong Speu, had pulled out. One Viet Vietnamese force used the same route Wednesday under of a furious mortar barrage. About five miles east of Adviser Reports On Youth Unices WASHINGTON (UPI) ident Nixon met for almost tw hours with his recently reorga nixed Cabinet Wednesday ana heard an extensive report from his special adviser on studen dissent. Press Secretary Konald Ziegler said Alexander Heart a 11 of Vanderbil University, who was appointee a special consultant to th President In- May, gave a extensive report on his discus sions with campus leaders.

Penh, Cambodian troops jegan a sweep looking for North Vietnamese troops reported to preparing for a possible rocket and mortar attack on the Cambodian capital. This was the closest concentration of enemy forces to the capital so far and pointed up intelligence predictions that a rocket attack on, the capital might come'at any time. Details Cambodian officers said North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces also had surrounded the district capital of Angtas- so'm, 45 miles south of Phnom Penh on Highway 3, one of the main roads leading south otit of the capital. There were no further details. A Cambodian high command announcement thnt U.S.

jet fighter-bombers had helped break the siege of the provincial capital of Kompong Thorn, 80 miles north of Phnom Penh, drew no comment from Washington. But W. Friedheim, Pentagon spokesman, acknowledged that Cambodians were flying with American pilots in marking enemy targets in Cambodia. Hcyund Limit' Military said Tuesday three light U.S. planes, each with an American pilot and a Cambodian observer, machine gunned and rocketed enemy positions near Kompong Thom.

It was believed the American planes were marking targets for South Vietnamese jets that followed them in. The attacks at Kompohg Thorn were about 75 miles beyond tho limit of 21.7 miles set by President Nixon for ground forces, One thing was certain, U.S, planes were on reconniassance missions. In addition to the Phantoms Jets seen at Kom- pong Speu, others were spoiled on the upper Mekong River, now a vital enemy supply line, and as far west as Siem Heap nearly 200 miles from the South Vietnamese borders. Such reconnaissance would be Invaluable if U.S, jets were lo be called In to help government defenders in key cities in Cambodia. Newsmen also have seen small U.S.

artillery spoiler planes and light reconnaissance craft flying well past the Nixon linq in Cambodia, especially south of Phnom Penh where an enemy regiment Is operating, The U.S. Command in Saigon refused to comment on reports, of American air strikes at Kom- fiong Thom, It reiterated thai Iho inlerdictlon raids deep (n Cambodia are flown to protccl Allied lives in Soulh Vietnam. The commands In Saigon reported generally scal- tcred battlefield action in Soulh Vietnam and Cambodia, wi(h three Americans reported killed and 25 wounded. AMID BITTER DEBATE Senate Votes To Repeal Tonkin Gulf Resolution PAGE ONE McGovorn's amendment at a news conference Tuesday. He said Wednesday there are ample precendents for such a maneuver and added McGovern's attack contained "pretty strong words to be used by a senator 1 "It is not cynical," the Colora- doan said.

is certainly not crude. "I know Hint to an Intellectual ike the senator from South Dakota a mere senator from Colorado may appear crude," Allot! added, noting that If McGovern "wants to shut off debate on bis 'W18TKK DBSTKOVS TRAILER JTArtK Workers wade through the wreckage after a lor- nadi; destroyed the Golden Acres Trailer Park alwut one mile east in Soulh Texas Wednesday. Nine persons were Injured and at least one, a baby, was reported killed The twister hit about 6 p.m (AP Wirephoto) DOWNPOURS LASH COAST Bishop Tornado Injures Nine to moderate Isolated thundershowers southwest of Tah'oka, southeast of Spur and southeast of Lamesa. Another developed 15 miles south of Canyon late in the Weather Bureau issued a BY HOSPITAL AilingIndian Care Halted SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Three Indian medicine men, treating their critically injured leader, Richard Oakes, specially brewed herb jxallon, said Wednesday the patient showed some improvement. But white officials said Oakes' condition was unchanged and ordered a stop to the Indian treatment.

Oakes, 28-year-old Mohawk who led the Indian invasion of Alcalraz Island last November, has been in a coma since being felled with a pool cue in a barroom fight June 10. He underwent surgery the next day and doctors warned his family he was in, grave danger. The three medicine men, asked visit Oakes by h's wife, identified themselves as Mad Bear of the Tuscarora reservation near Niagra Falls, N.Y,,: Peter Mitten from Ontario, Canada, and Tom Banyacya, a Hop; from Redding, CaJif. They prepared the herbs In liquid form in the hospital room and the unconscious Oakes swallowed them through a tube. Five minutes after the first dose, Hie Indians retried, a red spot appeared above Oakes' heart and extended across his chest.

"We increased his dosage as the moon turned its phase," Mad Bear said. V'RIcharcl; responded by moving his head, yawning and wiggling his toes when we told him to," Charles Mondedero, administrator of San Francisco General Hospital, said the medicine men were allowed to visit Oakes because "in the eyes of the medical staff they were performing religious rites." severe thunderstorm watch at 5 p.m, for a sizeable of five states, reaching into Texas for fourteen counties. Archer, Clny, Cooke, Jack, Montague, Palo Pinto, Wichita, Wise, young, Baylor, Foarcl, If a a Throckmorton and counties were placed under the watch. Other Slates lilt The grew test threat of storms with damaging winds and possible hail was in on area along and fiO miles either side of a line from 30 miles oast of Joph'n, to 50 11 southwest of Wichita Falls. The watch expired at 10 p.

Wednesday. The storm system spawned tornadoes in Missouri and Indiana, and dumped hailstones up to an Inch in diameter on Springfield, Mo. Smaller hail and winds up to SO mph raked the St. Louis nrea; Three ti a rl were reported near Browning, and another touched ground, leaving some property damage at Mcmteziima, north of Ten-e Haute. LublHxik Hot, Dry In the Hub City, it was merely hot and dry.

The mercury hit 08 in the latter part of a sweltering afternoon. No rain is In the forecast for Lubbock and vicinity today, but nrea residents again csm look forward toafterno on tcm- peraluros in the 90s, the Weatlier Bureau said. I. tonight should be In the upper 60s, with a high near 100 ex peeled Friday. Precipitation for a 2'1-hour ne- riocl ending Wednesday evening, included 4.72 inches at COIT Qiristi, at at Ixtngview, 4.16 at Palacios and 1.09 at Victoria.

Temperatures Sizzle Maximum afternoon temperatures ranged from 09 degrees at Wichita Falls down to 78 at Palacios. A downpour struck Palacios Wednesday moniing, drenching the town 'with nearly four inches of rain. Other rainfall; totals in the six hoiirs before noon included Galvesion "l.Ott inches and VJcLoria ,95 inch. The Weather Bureau reported rain excess of one inch at many points Tuesday night. Heaviest fall was at Pettus, alxmt BO miles north of Corpus where more than two and a half inches were recorded.

Dryer air was expected to bring an end to the thunderstorms over tlie state by Thursday. But widely scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms: may form along the Texas-New Mc.xi- co border Wednesday afternoon and evening. 7.UCK' DEEDED Richardson Takes Over WASHINGTON (UPJ) Elliot L. Richardson took over as secretary of the troubled department of Health, Education and Welfare Wednesday In quiet White House ceremonies as several hundred HEW workers took a day off to rally "for peace and freedom." Two his Cabinet oath and told President Nixon he was "going to need a little bit of luck," department employes rallied at HEW and marched down Pennsylvania Avenue carrying flags and placards. Wearing buttons proclaiming "federal employes for peace," the estimated 100 marchers settled down in LnFnyette Park across the street from the White House.

Both the ratty sponsors and HEW officials said it "was "coincidental" that the demonstration occurred, the day Richardson trok command of WBW from Robert H. Finch, who was sworn into his new job as counselor to the President at the same ceremonies in the White garden. The group, wltich gathered wi th Fin ch's pr ior permission the 11EW auditorium, made no attempt to see either Finch or lUchardson, Sons. J. Fulbrlght, John C.

Stcnnis, ami Ernest Boilings, all attacked the procedural basis 'or Dole's amendment Fulbriglit said that, while ho favors repeal of the TonkJln Gulf resolution, he would have to against Dole's amendment 'fo preserve the integrity of tlie procedure," The noted thnt tarings were held by his Foreign Relations Committee, which reported to the Senate in April a concurrent resolution to repeal (he rcsolulion. II is scheduled for debate later. Stcnnis, chairman of: the Armed Services warned "we're heading for very serious trouble Cpn this question of jurisdiction. Identified 7 "Here cpme along 4 o'clock arid take here a rein lively bill nnd sltich this major foreign policy amendment to it," added, "I just think we're throwing to the winds and will reap a whirlwind on lloll Ings, said the Issue "is not procedure but the substance of the Senate Itself," charging the Nixon administration has renctt- ed to criUcisjn of its Cambodia policy with "overkill, to prove the Congress is not necessary, to prove the President com- mnnder In chief can do whatever he wishes." By the Dole amendment, Hollings said, the Nixon administration saying "the GuK.of Ttm- Hangar Fire FROM PAGE ONE v. that housed Amarillo AFB aoou seven miles east'of downtown AmarilJo.

The Amarillo plant which began 2 months ago, an rrifKijfics aircraft Ujat' have Iwen damaged in Wednesday it staged a cele- bratfon to mark the delivery of Uie SOpth aircraft ii) the Army. desk sergeant Amarillo's police vSaidfVft' just; been' a madhxjuse here They areVstill; fighting, it. Jusi everybody is working out there, That's one reason we arc having so much trouble; there are too many spectators," FIRK At one, person'was Injured when fire rnccd through a Boll Helicopter modification hangar ncnr here Wednesday night A worker at the plant reported an electrical short just before the blaze erupted; The hangar reporiedly housed lhe cahins of 20 Cobra gunships and four completed Cobra but workers moved them before they were damaged. (AP WIrepholo) Ability To Work In Space Noted MOSCOW (UP!) Soviet predicted thatimMh would be to work well on-long spnce flights even (hough cosmomiul Adrian Nl- kolnyey reported ho was having more tnxible recovering liis record Soyux 0 space fllBhl than he did from earlier missions. own amendment, come to do it." Conflict he Is wel- kin is obsolete and Ihe Senate Is obsolete," Joining Fulbright, Ilolllngs and Stennls against the amendment were Sens.

James B. Allen, James Eastland, Russell B. Long, John McClellan, Gale McGcc, Henry Bell- moni and Sam Ervin, With the Senate meeting by day to consider Ihe military sales bill und by night to consld- er other legislation, Republican Leader Hugh Scott expressed hope tliat the sales measure be completed early next week so the Senate could return to a less taxing schedule. But Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said that, unless senators cooperate, the bill won't be completed by the brief. July 4 recesK, due to start after busl- ness July 2.

IN SPEECH Agnew Flails Solons On War Debate FROM PAGE ONE Dongi as Iriq lit ry Time Extended WASHINGTON (UPI) -A special House subcommittee weighing possible impeachment proceedings against Court Justice Wililam 0. DouRlas was granted another GO days Wednesday to complete its Inquiry. The parent Judiciary Committee granted the extension in closed session after il heard a brief progress report from Emanuel Ccllcr, who heads the Investigation. The subcommittee was to hnvc on tho.results of its two-month inquiry by last Saturday, under nn agreement with the House Rules Committee, which had been risked to authorize an independent inquiry. The Investigation was undertaken In response to demands from more, than 115 House members who accused Douglas of misbehavior ranging fi-om advocacy of rebellion to conflict of Interest in accepting pay from foundation with (les lo Las VeRa Rambling interest.

which assist Israel to pny old debts on equipment bought more than a year ago-while at the same lime' pc-tltion- injj the President to provide Israel with more jet aircraft," Agnew said. Agnew said that after (Vixen's decision to Intervene in Cambodia, was unnmmcrd April 30 one senator called it reckless, a conjrrcssmnn described it ajt "presiy ghastly" and another senator said he saw in tt an end 'to any hope of withdrawal. Jle did not name them, "And are the Gwandras of the now? "Those who Bbotild be apologkittR for their ir- rntionalities morning of May 1 are Instead busying themselves trying to hobble the commander in chief of the armed 400,000 of his men remain vulnerable in the field. "Not only ore they doins that, but they Hlso are trying to xtop us from Riving help other nations who want defend themselves or to help piich other against gressJort," Atfnew snid. Siiys Xlvon "Despite all the rancorous cries of his critics," Agmrw said, "those self-appointed jwychoanalysLs of the true meaning of every administration statement I jtsk you to aeoi-pl ihe proposition the President really what ho snys, that the President Is genuine nnd sincere when he talks of the need peace." Saying Nixon has made numerous efforts to obtnin peace, Agnew added: "But, make no mistake about one President no Intention of giving away the store.

Ho Mil not compromise our vital interests in some vajoic hope of achieving 'peace In our time' a la Neville Chamberlain." AS FIGHTING CONTINUES U.S. Reported In New Mideast Peace Effort LONDON (AP). The United Stntes solnuling out Middle East governments Wednesday on a nnw that calls for at least tcmjiorary ccnse-fire and a demilitarized' along the Suez Canal, senior is reported. While the peace proposal was being advanced in diplomatic circles, Syria launched what was described in Damascus as its fiercest attack 'on Israel since the 1367 Middle East war. A Syrian military spokesman said Syrian tanks and motorized units struck across (he cease- fire line on the Tsr-'ell-occnpled Golan Heights, killing or wound- Ing 175 Israelis.

Israel snid eight of its soldiers were wounded In (he attacks and claimed Israeli jcta retaliated, by pounding the sources of tho Syrian barrage and "other military in Syria, Lebanese sources in Boinil said Ihe U.S. plan provides for withdrowal of Arap arid Israeli' forces 12V5 miles'from, present lines and for a three-month ccase-firo effective July 1. i United Nations observers would insure no fortifications fire constructed In tho demilitarized zone, informants said, Diplomats in the Americans also suggested: clear-cut Israeli acceptance of the United Natloas Security Council resolution set guidelines for a peace settlement. This acceptance should strew Israeli readiness to withdraw from territories, although not necessarily all territories, occupied In the clear-cut Arab acceptance of the same resolution emphasizing recognition of sovereignty. joint Arab-Israeli acceptance that U.N.

mediator Gtinnar Jarring should resume his peace mission, In an apparent reference to" the now U.S. peace raeJi Prime Minister Mcir said Wednesday that was "not prepared, to guarantee" that the U.S. will not present us with, a demand In the'near or distant future that wo ahall be unable to accept".

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