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««thYEAR Wednesday, June 14, 1872 Special Legislative Meet Opens To Discuss Appropriations Bill AUSTIN, Tex. (APi-A special money-spending session of the legislature convenes today without the usual threat to Texans' bankrolls. Gov. Preston Smith planned to tell the lawmakers his ideas for avoiding new taxes this summer shortly after they gathered in the capitol. The legislature's outgoing leaders already have endorsed a general appropriations bill for the year starting Sept. 1, which eventually can be financed from existing taxes. Such a bill was issued Tuesday by the Legislative Budget Board, of which Lt. Gov. Ben Barnes is chairman and House Speaker Rayford Price is vice- chairman. A board staff member said the measure, calling for an expenditure of $818 million from general revenue, "doesn't require a tax bill." The budget board's measure appropriates money to finance public welfare only through April 30. This leaves the burden of passing taxes to finance the RODNEY G. HYATT Conservationist Transferred To Office Here Soil conservationist Rodney G. Hyatt has been transferred to Pampa from the Lamesa district, according to Mickey Black of the Soil Conservation Service. He will work out of the local office particularly with the Gray County Soil and Water Conservation District. A native of San Saba, Hyatt has been with SCS two years. He graduated from John Tarleton College in 1969 with a degree in general agriculture. "We are very pleased to have Rodney on our staff at Pampa and feel he will make himself most valuable." Black said in introducing the new man. Hyatt and wife. Kay, live at 1329 E. Kingsmill. Cleared by Court John Thomas Scopes was convicted of teaching evolution and fined $100 after the famous "Monkey Trial" of 1925 in Dayton, Tenn., but was later cleared by the state supreme court, according to Encyclopaedia Britannica. Stock Market Quotations The following II a.m. Cblci|o Eichinit livt eillle futurti <re lurnlihcd by Ihc Amirillo ofllcM of Merrill. Lynch. Pit ret. Ftnntnnd Smith Inc. Prtv. Clou Open Hifh Low Lul Fro. U 77 15.71 M.I7 Ji 71 U.I} April U.M U.IS U.7I «<i U.IS June Uli MIS MO It.l! M 41 AU|. Mil M7i MIS U.M MIS Oct. till U.M U.«« U.N U.M Dtc. U.ll U.li U.M MM U.M Tht following || a.m. in In auollllonl irt furniihtd by Whttkr Grain of P«m When Kilo. II.UBu. II.Hex The lollo.inf quotalloni iho» the range •ilhin which IhtM itcurlliti could have been traded at the time of compilation. Amarei IS IIS B.I.I IN l'< Franklin Life US li'i Gibraltar Life »S l> 4 Ky. Cent Life IS IS Nil Old Lint 7S IS Repub. Nat). Ll/e ISS ll>< Southland Finance US US So Weil Lite 14 14S Stratford l'< is The follow(n| 11:11 N.Y. Hock market quotatloni are furnlihed by the Pampa office of Schneider BernelHickman. Inc. American Tel and Tel 41 Cabot 41S CClUtM SI CUIethrvice US DIA II DPA IS General Electric MS Gemeral ktotoci ITS Gtodyear M Gulf Oil U IBM MSS Ptfttft Pkillioa PMA Start Roeavck Sicily Suaaare' Oil of ladiina Standard Oil tl Htm Jeraey bulh.etlen Public Service . $*C Teiaco US Steel 7IS I7S ..IS .III MS I7S 71S .. US .IIS us SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in Pampa and RT2$I 75 per irtonlh «5 25 per 3 month* (10. 50 per 6 months. $21. 00 per ytar By motor roule (1 75 per month. By mail in RT2 $13 per year By mail mail outside RTZ 119 50 per year and RTZ. Single copy 10 cenls daily- ID cents Sunday. Published daily e.\cepl Saturday by the Pampa Daily News Alchison and Somerville! Pampa. Texas 79065. Phonr 469-2H5 all depart ments. Enlerei as second class matter under the act March 9. 1878 -- Mining you Doily N»w»? Oid ooflttS before 7 p.m. w**Uoyi, 10 a.m. Sundayi remaining four months—about $78 million—to the 1973 regular session. Smith, Barnes, Price and nearly half the 181 legislators are lame ducks. Price was defeated for re-election to the House in the June 3 runoff primary. Barnes and Smith lost in the May 6 Democratic primary campaign for governor. An innovation gunned through a three-day special session in March by Barnes and Price- joint House-Senate committee hearings on appropriations- will get its first test. Joint hearings on the budget board's bill start at 1:30 p.m. today and are scheduled through Friday afternoon. Smith forced the special session by vetoing all fiscal 1973 appropriations last June in what he described as an economy move. Since then, the comptroller's estimates of revenue available for spending in fiscal 1973 have increased by about 1100 million. Senators will keep busy acting on 400 appointments made by Smith and which require senate confirmation. Hearings are expected on such controversial new officeholders as Secretary of State Bob Bullock vending commission chairman Raymond B. Williams and State Insurance Board Chairman Larry Teaver. Estimates of trie session's length range from two weeks to the constitutional limit, 30 days. How long the session will run depends largely on whether lawmakers want to consider other matters besides appropriations. Smith already has said he would open his call to include repeal of a controversial law that requires trailers to have independent braking systems. Barnes said he would like Smith to submit ethics legislation, but the governor has indicated he thinks that subject should be left to the incoming 1973 legislature. Specialist Envisages No End To Arms Race HOUSTON (AP)-The possibilities of nuclear war are less today but that does not mean violent conflict will decrease, Dr. Geoffrey Kemp, a specialist in armaments said here Tuesday. Kemp, with the Institute for Strategic Studies in London, warned delegates to the 63rd annual convention of Rotary International that as the major nuclear powers achieve more arms control, "we should not think that this is going to herald an era of peace." On the same panel, John A. Hannah, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, said while the cold war is winding down, "another confrontation may be winding up. This is the confrontation between rich and poor." A third panelist, Dr. Jan Prawitz, special assistant for disarmament of the Swedish Department of Defense, said ordinary citizens can aid the cause of disarmament by informing themselves and thinking about the problems in order to produce more ideas for disarmament. Kemp said the recent agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union to limit the quantity of arms each may possess means both sides will try to improve the quality of their forces. "In short, I do not envisage major financial savings as a result of the SALT talks, and I do not envisage an end to the nuclear arms race," Kemp said. While Kemp said he sees fewer conflicts between the major powers there will be others to take their place. "In the last few weeks, it has been estimated that between 50.000 and 100,000 people have been killed in the small African state of Burundia..." he said. He pointed out that many think of peace simply as the lack of violent conflict. "Yet for many peoples of the world an absence of violent conflict may not be a desired goal unless it is accompanied with justice and a more equitable distribution of resources." Discussing the probable conflict between rich and poor countries, Hannah said less than a third of the world's population consume more than 80 per cent of the world's resources. This problem is complicated by the population explosion, mostly in less developed countries like India "where there is a net increase of one million more mouths to feed every four weeks. "Rapid population growth erodes many of the developing countries' best efforts to provide better lives of their people, "he said. Yet rich countries are moving very slowly in response for requests for expanded trade, stabilized world markets and prices and an open monetary system, Hannah said. Amateur Radio Operators Here To Set Up Field Day Stations Local amateur radio operators will set up two radio stations on the Billy Davis Ranch three miles southeast of Lefors on June 24. This is known as "Field Day." Field Day is sponsored each year by the Amateur Radio Relay League. National Association of Amateurs for the United States and Canada and runs for a period of 24 hours. The local group of 20 ham operators will operate continuous from 2 p.m. Saturday until 2 p.m. Sunday. All equipment for the Field Day site will be supplied by gasoline driven electric power generators, just as would be used should local power fail during a real emergency. During such an emergency local ham's would provide communications with the outside world. An estimated 12,000 amateur radio operators from Nova Scotia to Hawaii, the Yukon to Puerto Rico will gather up two-way short wave sets, antennas, motor driven generators, tents, cots and picnic food for Field Day. Anyone interested is welcome to come out and visit during Field Day. All communications will under the call of W5TSV, Pampa Amateur Radio Club Station. Texas Demo Delegates To Convention Selected MODERN MOSCOW demonstrates that city life Is looking up behind the Iron Curtain. Modern hlghrlseg lining Kalinin Avenue almost overpower the onetime highpoint of the capital's skyline, the tower of Moscow University, a reminder of the former Soviet preference for "wedding cake" Stalinist architecture. Lefors Council Democratic Trio Jailed To Crack Down On Vandals LEFORS—Vandalism was the primary concern of the Lefors City Council at its regular monthly meeting last evening at the Lefors Civic Center. During the past month, extensive damage has been caused to both city and private property by minors snooting B-B guns In the city limits. Virtually all the street lights in Lefors were shot out recently and replaced at considerable cost. City Attorney Harold L. Comer advised the council that such malicious mischief by minors should be reported to the juvenile officer or local constable for disciplinary actions. Comer advised that criminal complaints against minors over 17 could be made with the Gray County attorney for prosecution in county court. Depending upon the value of the property destroyed, prosecution could result in a fine or imprisonment. Texas law provides that parents of minors maliciously causing damage to private or public property are liable for the damages up to $5.000. The council asked the cooperation of all Lefors residents in cautioning their children not to shoot B-B guns in the city limits and in reporting to the council, constable or juvenile officer the names of minors seen causing damage to private or public property. Dallas Trio Charged In Shooting DALLAS (AP) — Arrests of three men in West Texas were followed Tuesday night by discovery of the body of Marie Childs. 45, in a vacant Dallas house. Preliminary examination indicated Mrs. Childs. who disappeared early Monday from a drycleaning and laundry station, showed she was raped and shot once in the back of the head, the county medical examiner's office reported. Officers said a hitchhiker told authcrites at Van Horn, in Culberson County, that three men gave him a ride near there but abandoned the car and started walking on Interstate 10 after hearing a broadcast about the disappearance of Mrs. Childs in Dallas and a description of her stolen automobile. Sheriff's deputies said they took the three into custody as they were trying to thumb a ride 40 miles east of Van Horn. IOCC OK's Policy Resolution On Home Petroleum Resources HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP)The Interstate Oil Compact Commission approved Tuesday a resolution saying failure to develop the full potential of domestic petroleum resources can result in part from federal policies. The action at the concluding session of the midyear meeting of the 34-state advisory agency followed a Monday vote to take no position on a congressional resolution amendment questioning the right of the compact to endorse such controversial federal matters as oil import controls and oil depletion tax allowances. Tuesday's policy resolution was modified two hours before final adoption to eliminate any •possible language that might offend the compact's congressional critics. In its original form, the resolution said failure to develop full domestic petroleum resources "is not limited to operating policies nor the action or lack of action by state regulatory agencies, but can result from ill-advised federal policies." At a breakfast meeting, the resolutions committee headed by Ben Ramsey, member of the Texas oil and gas regulatory agency, struck the world "ill- advised." "This resolution is in the interest of the consumers and the nation's welfare as a whole," Ramsey said in asking for and receiving unanimous approval of the resolution. The resolution also reaffirmed the compact's pleas for a strengthened mandatory oil import control program, for removal of obstacles restricting interstate sales of natural gas, and for the development of long-range oil and gas policies encompassing North America. The House-amended congressional resolution that now is back in the Senate would extend the compact's legal status until Aug. 31,1974. Gov. Stanley K. Hathaway of Wyoming said Tuesday the House critics contend the interstate body chartered 38 years ago to serve as a forum on oil and gas conservation matters should steer clear of conservation tools with political overtones, including oil import controls. "We feel we have not stepped out of the bounds set by our charter." Hathaway said. "Alaska has 10 billion barrels or more of oil with no way to get it to the lower 48 states," he said. "This makes me wonder when the consumer states will wake up and wonder whether they can get this Alaskan oil at all." GRAFFITI SCRUBBERS NEW YORK (AP) - Family Court Judge Shirley Kram has ordered two pre-teen-age boys to spend time scrubbing from subway station walls graffiti they placed there with a paint- spray can. Rather than place them in an institution for youthful offenders, Judge Kram said: "I wanted to give them the chance to adopt a responsible attitude, rather than to punish them." Judge Kram is the mother of a teen-age son. Electors Selected SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Here are the presidential electors named at the Texas Democratic convention, listed by senatorial district number and major city included in the district: 1, Texarkana—Wesley Johnson; 2, Kilgore—Charlie Jordan; 3, Lufkin—Rogers Cromwell; 4, Port Arthur, Orange- James W. Brtussard; 5, LaGrange—Mary Lou Krenik. 7 , Houston, pasadena—Robert Gammage; 10, Fort Worth-J. W. Sifford; 11. Houston—Mrs. Barbara Trotter; 12, Brownwood—Dick Salinas; 14, Austin—Mrs. Exalton Delco. 15. Houston—Presley E. Werlein Jr.; 16. Dallas-Rev, L. H. Brown; 17. Texas City- Peaches Kempner; 18. Port Lavaca, Bay City—Linda Ross; 19, San Antonio—Roger Herr. 20. Corpus Cristi, Harlingen— Travis Parker; 21, Alice, Rio Grande City—Reuben Garcia; 22, Fort Worth-Donald K. Pickens; 23, Dallas F. Elbert A. Turner; 24, Abilene—Roy M. Spence, 24, San Angelo—Sergio Gonzales; 26, San Antonio —William Elizondo; 27. Brownsville, McAllen—Fidencio Garza; 29. El Paso-LloydW. McConnell; 30, Wichita Falls-Tom E. Craddock; 31. Amarillo—Charley Gibson. Lightning annually hits more than 17,000 homes in the United States and results in damages >f $70 million or more. On The Record Highland General Hospital TUESDAY Admissions Ralph E. Pauley,Bellingham. Wash. Miss Kathy Watson, 1231 S. Finley. Baby Girl Brookshire, 839 Scott. Mrs. Louisa E. Boadway, 701 E. Kingsmill. Mrs. Judy E. Glass, Oklahoma City. Mrs. Mary N. Ramsey, Miami. Mrs. Mary E. Neeley, 1224 S. Finley. Harold B. Ormson, 2054 N. Nelson. Miss Mary E. Sturgeon, 1331 N. Russell. Edward M. Ditberner, White Deer. Jack J. Bromlow. 935 E. Murphy. Steve E. Lash, 1113 Huff Road. Mrs. Velva L. Taylor, Borger. Mrs. Ola M. Meeks, 901 E. Browning. Robert A. Moultrie, 906 S. Wilcox. Mrs. Barbara D. Trammell, 1147 Harvester. Baby Boy Glass, Oklahoma City. Mrs. Pat E. Lowe, White Deer. Dismissals Mrs. Mary F. Scott, Borger. Craig Horton. 1905 Williston. Mrs. Lorene Rector. Mobeetie. George H. Clemmons, Lefors. Mrs. Willa Dumler, Canadian. Burley T. Owen, 1112 Sirroco. Mrs. Lajohna Smiley. Pampa. Mrs. Ruby K. Morgan. 530 Crawford. Mrs. Vera E. Adams, 1212 E. Kingsmill. Robert L. Souter, 417 Hughes. Fred S. Genett, 2200 Hamilton. Congratulation* Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Brookshire, 839 Scott, on the birth of a girl at 5:54 a.m. weighing 4 Ibs. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Glass, Oklahoma City, on the birth of a boy at 10:35 p.m. weighing 7 lbs.,10ozs. After Trail Of Fighting Two Pampa men and the wife of one of them were jailed last night after officers followed their trail of violence from the 800 block of West Foster to the 700 Block of North Frost. A man who went to the aid of another being beaten on West Foster was struck in the back with a wrench, according to a complaint filed with Pampa police. Hard on the heels of this report came one of a "gang fight" in progress on North Frost. Officers found this fight in an apartment. Here the two men were taken into custody in an intoxicated state, according to the official report. Later, a Pampa woman became emotional when denied visiting privileges at that hour and broke the plate glass in the front door of the police station on her way out. Some of the victims of the violence told officers they intended to press charges today, according to the report. Mainly About People Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Shackelford of Salt Lake City, Utah, are the parents of a boy, born May 31. weighing 10 Ibs 15 oz and named Kevin Lee. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Albert Shackelford. 1808 Lynn, and maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Gray of Orem, Utah. 2-Family Garage Sale: 1726 Dogwood. First time! (Adv.) Garage Sale: 2220 N. Sumner. Thursday, Friday, Saturday. (Adv.) Garage Sale: 2019 Coffee. 13th through 17th. (Adv.) Rummage Sale: 1411 Williston. Wednesday—? Everything-clothes, men's women's, children's, household furnishings, miscellaneous, etc. (Adv.) Backyard Sale: 525 Magnolia. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Everything! (Adv.) Shop Sands Fabric 13th Anniversary Sale. (Adv.) Kirby Vacuum Sweeper Company is now selling Bison Vacuum Cleaners. Still servicing Kirby at the same location, 5124 S. Cuyler. 669-2990. (Adv.) Obitmries MRS. BEATRICE MATNEY Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel for Mrs. Beatrice lone Matney, 67, 817 W. Kingsmill, who died at 2 a.m. Tuesday in Groom Memorial Hospital. Rev. Frank Hardcastle will officiate, and burial will be at 3 p.m. in the Plainview Cemetery. Born Aug. 27, 1904. at Leonard, Tex., she had been a Pampa resident for 40 years. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Barbara Daniels of Pampa, Mrs. Catherine Brown of Wichita Falls, Mrs. Anna Myers of Killeen and Mrs. Esther Barnes of Beaumont; two sons, Richard Matney of Austell, Ga.; and Robert Graham of Eureka, Calif, her mother. Mrs. Margaret Moses of Riverside, Calif., and 21 grandchildren. i Iff/IIC SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Here are the senatorial district delegates to the National Democratic Convention selected at the Texas Democratic Convention, listed by district number: 1, including Texarkana—Myretta J. Bell, Charles T. Court, Byron Terry, David Simpson. 2, including Kilgore—Dr. Scott Wysong, V. A. "Bill" Clements Jr.. Mrs. Charlie (Joi Jordan. 3, including Lufkin—G. A. Jones, Marguerite Rogers, Jerry Lumpkin. 4, including Port Arthur and Orange—Barbara Jackson, Donald Glover, J.L. "Pete" Runnels. 5, including LaGrange—W. 0. Frazier, James Day, L. Jewell Hammond. 6, including Houston-George J. Polk. Ronald Aldis, Kathleen Pebley. 7, including Houston and Pasadena—Billie Carr, Claude Broussard, Sidney Brown. 8, including Dallas—Jerry S. Simpson, Johnie H. Watson, Mrs. Betty McDonald. 9, including Denton—M rtin "Bud" Matthews Jr., E. K. Franklin, Delbert Ray. 10. including Fort Worth—James C. Shores, Frani Barren, R. H. "Bob" Gibbons. 11. including Houston —Mrs. Myrtle McKinzie. Carl P. Burney, Robert E. Talton, Mickey Leland.12, including Brownwood—Jim Hughes, Sue Estes, Carlos Moore. 13, including Groesbeck and Marlin—Floyd McDonald, A. J. Carubbi Jr., Dreabon Copeland. 14. including Austin—Richard Moya, Sherry Valentine. Jeffrey Friedman, Rich rd Scott. IS. including Houston—Sadie Elmore, Marva White, Durward E. Johnson. 16. including Dallas—Sam McDonnell, Mrs. Jere Johnson. Bill Nelson. 17. including Texas City—Paul Teague. Harmon Hoot. Margaret Furse. 18. including Port Lavaca and Bay City-Danny Hurd. Carrin Patman, Clarence Stevenson. 19, including San Antonio-Gilbert Kissling, Ruth Jones, William "Duke" Harlow. 20, including Corpus Chrlatl and Harlingen—Frances Farenthold, Paul Montemayor, Charlie Nichols, W. K. Morgan. 21, including Alice and Rio Grande City—J. C, Martin Jr., Lew Allen, Francisco A. Balmaseda. 22, including Fort Worth—Julianan Cowden. Saul Pullman, Don Ret, Earl Nunnley. 23, including D Has— John Hunter. Carlyle Smith Jr.. Charles Reed, 24. including Abilene—Jim Crouch, Mrs. Nancy Perkins, Barry Bryant, Charles Scarbrough. 25, including San Angelo—Janey Briscoe, Claude Brown, C. T. Morrow. 26, including San Antonio—Joe J. Bernal, David Plylar, Merry Baker. 27, including Brownsville and ; McAllen—Morris Atlas, Jack j Skaggs, Ramiro Guerra. 21, i including Lubbock—Mrs. Dorothy McLarty, Kent Wagonseller, Joe Rankin.21, including El Paso—Mary Ann Hughes, Joseph J. Jones, Alfredo Montoya. 30, including Wichita Falls-A. F. Edwards, Ovanah Anderson, D. F. Swindell, Lynn Darden, 31, including Amarilli—May Sherman, Ruth Osborne. James S. Bynum. STEALING IS, TOO .WASHINGTON (AP) - A $10 bill autographed by President Nixon recently was stolen from the Cheverly, Md., residence of U. S. Rep. Manuel Lu- janJr.,R-N.M. Lujan received the bill on March 10, 1971, when he presented the President with the first ticket to the opening game of the Babe Ruth Baseball League World Series held in Albuquerque in August 1971. Nixon insisted on paying for the ticket. He borrowed $10 from an aide, John Nidecker. Basic Medicare Insurance Rate To Go Up From $5.60 To $5.80 The basic premium rate for the medical insurance part of Medicare will go up from $5.60 to $5.80 a month beginning July 1. according to Howard L. Weatherly, social security branch manager in Pampa. The medical insurance part of Medicare helps pay for doctor bills and a variety of other medical expenses for persons 65 and over. The program is funded by individual premiums matched by the Federal Government. "The 20-cent increase in the, premium in July compares to a 30-cent increase in 1971 and a $1.30 increase in 1970." Weatherly said. The low increase this year, Weatherly said, reflects savings in the administration of Medicare as well as lower anticipated medical costs because of the Price Commission's guidelines limiting physicians' fee increases to an average 2'? per cent a year. The Medicare law requires an annual review of the cost of the medical insurance program. The premium rate is adjusted to cover the estimated medical expenses of Medicare patients during the 12 months beginning July 1. Pampa Office Supply Co. "Everything FOR THE OFFICE" 211 N. CuyUr 669-3353 Pu'ltfju i Leudiny rUNERAL UlKfcCTORS 6o5-2323 RAND Strap Oxford SHOES FOR MEN In whito, tan, black 4-Ey* Tie or Loafer Frc* Gift Wrapping Or Giv« a Kyi,', Gift C«rtif iratel The Home of f lor»h»im ond Bond Shoei 109N. CuyUr

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