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Ban urged on risky diarrhea pill top of the news weather VARIABLE HIGH CLOUDINESS. Today's forecast calls for variable high cloudiness and breezy afternoons. A high near 103 and a low in the low 70s are predicted. Yesterday's high and low were 104 and 71. A furious rainstorm dropped up to seven inches of rain in north-central Kansas. Flash-flooding washed away half a dozen mobile homes and nearly as many automobiles. No one was injured. Yesterday's national temperature extremes were 110 at Buckeye and 33 at Truckee, Calif. Details on PageJA. 1177 Tb New Vork Times NEW YORK A leading medical journal has urged a ban on a common anti-diarrhea drug that can cause blindness and permanently damage the central nervous system. The drug is Entero-Vioform, or clioqui-nol, which the Ciba-Geigy Corp. makes in Basel, Switzerland. Ciba-Geigy's subsidiary in Summit, N.J., withdrew the drug from the U.S. market in 1972 under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration. But the company sells the product in many other countries as Entero-Vioform or Mexaform. The drug's chemical name is iodochlorhyd-roxyquin. The link between Entero-Vioform and brain damage has been known for seven years, and a few countries have banned it. (One country that has not is Mexico, where it is sold over the counter. (A Tucson surgeon. Dr. Humberto C. Gonzalez, said about 75 per cent of his patients are Mexican. "1 have yet to hear of one who hasn't raved about the drug." a physician, I know the ingredients are useless or even harmful, but it may have some kind of psychological effect on people," he said. (Gonzalez said Entero-Vioform is as popular as aspirin along the border, and that American tourists may stockpile the drug to give to friends here.) The editors of Lancet, which is published in London and is one of the world's oldest and most respected medical journals, said, "The time has come to halt the free sale of clioquinol and similar drugs for vague intestinal ailments, and to demand good evidence before their use for other purposes is allowed to continue." The editorial also warned the tens of thousands of people who travel to countries where Entero-Vioform is sold, usually without a prescription, and where a tourist or visiting businessman may take a few tablets to ease his traveler's diarrhea or dysentery without being aware of the dangers. But "the scientific evidence for the value of clioquinol in the treatment or prevention of traveler's diarrhea is scanty," Lancet editors said. Clioquinol has been marketed as an over-the-counter drug since early this century for use against intestinal amebiasis, a parasitic infection. In 1961, Ciba-Geigy agreed to an FDA request to market it as a prescription drug. Lancet, in an earlier article, said Ciba-' Geigy had removed the drug from the American market "after the Food and Drug Administration demanded revised and much stricter labeling." A spokesman for the FDA confirmed the statement. But, Dr. Oliver Pinto, a Ciba-Geigy official, said in a telephone interview from Switzerland that the company had removed the drug for commercial reasons because, "It was not worth keeping on the market," because of low sales. Pinto contended that studies had shown clioquinol to be effective against traveler's diarrhea. But he did not dispute the link (Continued on Page IA, Col. 1) local With majesty and grace Over a period of three months, Star photo editor Jack Dykinga and outdoor writer Pete Cowgill watched a pair of baby golden eagles from soon after they hatched to the day they soared from the nest. Story and pictures on Page 8B. (Star photo) MENTAL HEALTH. Southwest residents will have an opportunity tomorrow to air their views on mental health needs in the third of a series of regional hearings conducted by the President's Commission on Mental Health. Rosalynn Carter will be among the commissioners to hear testimony in Tucsoa Page 1H. BURGLAR CHANGES SIDES. Tucson police hope to enlist the aid of a convicted burglar to tell Neighborhood Watch groups how citizens can guard their homes against others plying his trade. Page 2A. PROFITS DRAINED. Some private water companies are watching their profits go down the drain as their customers emulate conservation efforts urged by the city Water Dept. Page 3A. Mm FINAL 101ST YEAR mm mm VOL.136 NO. 170 TUCSON, ARIZONA, SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 1977 35 CENTS 138 PAGES anzona RANCHERS UNHAPPY. A new "range war" may be brewing between Arizona cattle ranchers and the U.S. government over new grazing restrictions on federal lands. Page ID. INVESTMENT PROBLEM. The Philadelphia Savings Fund Society, with an estimated $100 million already invested in Arizona, has indicated it will no longer lend money for Arizona investments because of the state's water problems, says Rep. Eldon Rudd, R-Ariz. Page JA. Missing executive found dead Escrow firm president victim of shooting By SAM STINSON The Arizona Daily Star A missing Tucson businessman was found shot to death yesterday in a desert area west of the city. Charles Curtis Morgan, 39, president of Statewide Escrow Service, had been missing since June 7. Several hours after Morgan's body was found alongside Arizona 86, about 15 miles east of Sells, Tucson police were investigating a man who gave a similar name to them and asked about guns "killing someone." A man who identified himself as Charles R. Morgan had called police to his motel national MANNED SHUTTLE FLIGHT. Two astronauts test the flaps and the speed brake on the space shuttle Enterprise in the first manned airborne test of the craft, which was carried aloft by a jumbo jet. Page7A. HUGHES SETTLEMENT. Heirs of Howard Hughes reach an out-of-court settlement on a division of his estate, according to an Alabama newspaper. But the settlement is still subject to court challenges because of suits in other states over several purported wills. Page 2A. FBI SPYING ON ACLU. FBI files reveal that the agency infiltrated the American Civil Liberties Union in 1920 and kept dossiers on its leading members, including Felix Frankfurter and Helen Keller. Page 4A. GOLF TOURNEY. Hubert Green holds on to his lead in the U.S. Open golf tournament. One stroke back going into today's final round is Andy Bean. Page IB. if i 10, I ft rx A i Friday to investigate the theft of some guns from his car. At that time, officers said, the man wanted to know if his guns were' used in "killing someone," but would not elaborate on the subject. Police have determined that the man who gave his name as Charles R. Morean is AP photo Fire fighters battle Mt. Elden blaze in Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff global Dry comnado Fires ravage Southwest forests paniy closing at noon today RHODESIA ACCUSED. The president of Mozambique accuses Rhodesia of sending troops into his country for the second time in three weeks and calls for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council. Page SD. PARAPSYCHOLOGY. An emigre Soviet physicist says that Russia has been secretly doing work in parapsychology, with what appear to be military and police purposes. Page SD. comment In southern New Mexico, fire fighters worked to contain a blaze that had burned more than 300 acres of Bureau of Land Management land in the Organ Mountains about 15 miles east of Las Cruces. In the northeast section of the state, 200 fire fighters were mobilized against a fire that charred more than 200 acres of the Barker Wildlife area near the Philmont Scout Ranch. That fire, northwest of Cimarron, was spreading eastward, away from the ranch. The Associated Press Nearly 2,000 fire fighters battled weekend blazes that burned an estimated 7,000 acres in the Southwest. One fire was spreading yesterday into a technical area of the Los Alamos, N.M., Scientific Laboratory, where scientists developed the first U.S. atomic bomb. The fire barely missed major archaeological sites in Bandelier National Monument. It has charred 3,000 acres in the Santa Fe National Forest since breaking out Thursday, Forest Service officials said. Authorities said Juan G. "Johnny" Aldaz, 51, a National Park Service employe, was working on the fire line when he collapsed not the Charles C. Morgan Morgan whose body was found yesterday, but still wanted to question him further because of the similarity in names and because of his statement about the missing guns. They were questioning the man last night. Sheriff's deputies say Morgan's body was found at about 8 a.m. by two passers-by. The body was about 30 feet off the highway in the San Juan Springs area on the Papago Indian Reservation. Investigating officers did not reveal how long Morgan had been dead or where he had been shot. They also said they were not classifying the death as murder until an autopsy report is completed. Tucson police had issued a missing-person bulletin on Morgan after he was last seen June 7. At that time, Morgan had called his office shortly after noon and said he would be in the office in 30 minutes, but failed to arrive. Morgan had been in the escrow business in Tucson for 15 years. ASU wins series OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Chris Bando hit a seventh-inning go-ahead home run and Jerry Vasquez checked South Carolina on five hits last night to lift Arizona State to a 2-1 victory in the championship of the 31st College World Series. ASU's fourth series title was its first since 1969. (Details on Page IB) COMMENT. Tucson's unplanned building craze has claimed another victim Oracle Rd. Too much regional pride may split up the great American melting pot. Page IF. EDITORIALS. American tourists should be able to bring more than a quart of alcohol across Mexican borders. Page 2F. The Coronado National Forest will be partially closed beginning at noon today because of dryness and a reduction in manpower caused by fires elsewhere. Fire fighters have been called to other parts of the state and New Mexico to put out blazes that are out of control. Campers and picnickers will be given a list of regulations at the base of Mt. Lem-mon. Campfires, including hibachies, will be prohibited except in designated campgrounds and picnic areas. Vehicles will be off-limits on unpaved roads. Only summer residents will be able to use unpaved roads leading to their homes. Smoking will be permitted only in summer homes, enclosed vehicles and at tables provided by the O.S. Forest Service at campgrounds and picnic areas. Robert Barnacastle, public information officer for the Forest Service, said two fires covering a total of 5,000 acres are uncontrolled in the Coconino National Forest. Another blaze there that burned 400 acres has been controlled, he said. In Arizona, 1,250 fire fighters battled blazes covering more than 5,300 acres in the northern part of the state. Hundreds of families were evacuated from four subdivisions near Flagstaff as a fire on Mt. Elden northeast of the city swept over more than 4,000 acres, said Forest Service spokesman Jack Darnall. The evacuees were housed temporarily at a local high school and at a National Guard armory but were permitted to return to their homes last night, another spokesman said. Michael A. Kerrick, Coconino National Forest closed the forest to the public, except for permanent residents. Four youngsters who allegedly had a campfire burning in the area were taken into custody at the Coconino County Juvenile Center, officials said. Three other fires were still burning in Arizona, including two others in the Coconino National Forest. One, just southwest of Clint's Well, consumed an estimated 1,100 acres. Another, northeast of Ashurst Lake, blackened 400 acres of pinyon pine and juniper. Seven air tankers were being used to fight a 150-acre fire near Sierra Vista. High winds in the area were causing "spot fires" near the blaze, he said. index Another photo on Page 10A. and died of a heart attack. Two other fire fighters were reported injured and taken to a Los Alamos hospital. More than 500 fire fighters, aided by aerial bombers and helicopter support crews, made a desperate effort to stop the blaze at a paved road separating the burning forest from Site" at the Los Alamos laboratory. Off-duty fire fighters, laboratory security guards and federal Energy Research and Development Administration pumper trucks were summoned to the area, but the fire jumped the road and moved toward the site, where explosives are machined and tested. There are a number of buildings on the site. Indian Pueblo ruins and cliff dwellings built in 1200 to 1500 by the ancestors of the Rio Grande Valley Pueblo Indians had been threatened earlier, but Forest Service spokesman Richard Linde-borg said most of the sites swept by the blaze were unexcavated. Actualidades 4D Bridge 1W Comment 1-4F Crossword 10J Financial 1-4C Horoscope 1U Lifestyle 1-12H Movies Names, Faces 13A Public Records 8A Solomon, M.D. 7H Sports 1-10B Travel 2J Tucson Today 1IH TV Week Section And now (drum roll), the vice president (at last) Vice President Waller Mondale and first lady Rosalynn Carter arrive in Tucson today, with fast-paced but separate missions. It's the first visit here by a vice president since 1970, uhen Spiro T. Agnew entertained local Republicans with an altiterative bombast that raised more than $17,000. It is also the first visit by a president's wife since 1972, when Pat Nixon dedicated the restored home of John C. Fremont. The Mondale and Carter jets will both land at the Air National Guard terminal at Tucson International Airport. Both arrivals are closed to the public. The vice president 's jet is to touch down at about 1 1:30 a.m., and he and Rep. Morris K. Udall, are to spend an hour with Udall boosters at a $30 per-person brunch at the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. Mrs. Carter is to land shortly after 8 tonight. The first lady will chair the President's Commission on Mental Health public hearing here tomorrow. By KEN BURTON The Arizona Daily SUr When he is frantic, angry or annoyed, Chris Helms is given to mimicking a vaudeville drum roll to break his own tension. "Shhhhhhhhick, Helms will crack, muttering a punch line to fit the situation. Helms has been doing a lot of drum rolls the past month. He is the man charged with arranging the details for today's political fund-raising visit by Vice President Walter Mondale. Mondale is stopping over for little more than an hour on his way to Kansas City, to help Rep. Morris K. Udall raise money for Udall's anticipated 1978 re-election campaign. The vice president and his wife, Joan, are to step from Air Force 2 at about 11:30 a.m. today on the Air National Guard flight line at Tucson International Airport. For Helms, the moment will be virtually anticlimactic For weeks, his has been a world of tickets, menus, money, motorcades, telephone calls, press releases, flash- he was given the order to "set it up." It also marked the beginning of an increase in his daily quota of drum rolls. And that was when Helms began looking, first of all, for a place. Finding the right place for a political fund-raiser can be tricky. It should be pleasant but not ostentatious. And because the idea is to raise money, it should be as nearly cost-free as possible. That's another way of saying it should be free. There is a spacious private home, owned by a couple who are earnest Udall supporters except it is already committed for another function. And Mondale doesn't like receptions in private homes. And there is a country club but there is construction going on there, and it is too far from the airport. And there is the Temple of Music and Art at 330 S. Scott which. Helms says, "just popped into my mind." Helms decides that the small courtyard, with its fountain (Continued on Page 1 1 Col. 1) A-l ROSALYNN CARTER WALTER MONDALE I es of temper, hurried lunches and changed plans. The plans, in fact, go back to an early May meeting in Washington, when Udall met with his staff and some friends. They urged the congressman to begin his 1978 campaign a little early. What was needed, they advised, was a fund-raiser with a "name" attraction. Mondale was the first choice. Besides being the vice president, he is a longtime friend of Udall. They share a similar wry wit, a self-deprecating style of humor. And he qualified as a "name" attraction. That was when Helms' work began, when Chris Helms a beer when it's over

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