Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 15, 1969 · Page 1
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 15, 1969
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The Public Intti»tf It Tlw First Concern Of This Ntwspoptr 1OCAI MtKAST- Cloudy with possible and thundentormi lit* today; scattered showers Wednesday: barometer 29.95 steady; winds variable: sunset today 1:50! lunrise Wednesday 5:48. High Low Expected today 68-70 55 Monday 70 41 109th YEAR-NUMBER 258 FAYtmVlUE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 1969 PAOB-TiN CiNTS U. S. Naval Plane, Crew Of 31, Downed In Sea Of Japan By North Korean Jets Republicans Hail Nixon's --AP Wirephoto POLICEMAN TAKES AIM . . . aiming at ivindow jrom which sniper had been firing, a marksman squeezes oil a shot Chicago Gunman Kills Two Policemen, Wounds Three CHICAGO (AP) -- Two policemen were slain in a Shootout with a former Marine suspected of planting a number of bombs in public places, one of which killed a woman a week ago in a department store. Firing rifles and pistols and hurling homemade bombs, Frank Kulak. 42-year-old veteran of fighting in World War II and Korea, barricaded himself Monday in his third-floor flat on the city's South Side to hold off police seeking to question him. The bullet-riddled bodies of the policemen were found on a third-floor porch after Kulak surrendered. Two other policemen and a civilian were wounded in the prolonged exchange of shots and several others were injured by falling debris from the explosions. Before he was taken away in a patrol car. Kulak was asked why he did it. "Well, they came at me," he said. "The police, that's who. They came after me." SIEGE OPENS The siege began when three policemen went to Kulak's door about 3 p.m. to question him about several recent South Side bombings, including an explo sion April 7 at a storein which a woman was killed and eight others injured. When the policemen identified themselves, they said. Kulak fired through the door with an automatic weapon, wounding Detective William Mclnerney, 45. Detective Michael A. Spiotto said Kulak moments later emptied a carbine into Sgt. James Schaffer, 48, and Del. Jerome A. Stubig. 40, whose bodies were found later on the porch of the three story brick building. At this point, police said. Kulak barricaded himself in his apartment. He was armed with what a police spokesman called "a small arsenal." The arsenal included a large amount of black powder, a number of concussion grenades and homemade tombs, a grenade launcher, several automatic weapons and a .45-calibcr automatic pistol. Police exchanged gunfire with Kulak for nearly an hour. Several grenades and bombs, hurled or shot by Kulak, rocked nearby buildings and shattered win dows up to two blocks away. Finally, two hours and a half after the shooting started, police ceased fire and attempted to talk Kulak into surrendering. Kulak's brother, Harold, and his sister, Mrs. Catherine Potts, pleaded with their brother to give himself up. but he wouldn't answer. Mrs. Polls and Harold then entered the building with Deputy Police Supt. James Rochford. Rochford talked with Kulak 'or nearly an hour. At 9:15, Kulake surrendered . Rochford said Kulak admitted planting a homemade black jowder bomb in the basement of Goldblatt's store a week ago and asserted he was responsible "or several other bombings in the city. Court Ruling On Cigarette Ban Awaited WASHINGTON (AP) -- A ver diet on the government's power :o force radio and television stations to use anti-smoking messages could come from the Su preme Court, perhaps within the lext few weeks. Wliile Congress contemplates new legislation, the court could 5uide the lawmakers by ruling an the claim that the Constitution's broad guaranty against government censorship can be used as a shield against regulation of radio-TV advertising. The tobacco and broadcasting industries are banking heavily on 1st Amendment freedom of speech and press guarantees as they try to cut down the 19ti7 Federal Communications Commission rule requiring anti- smoking messages. Their appeals, pending before the Court, argue that the broadcasting industry has been singled out unfairly--and unconstitutionally: that the government could never gel away with this kind of regulation if it tried to apply it to newspapers, for instance. "Are broadcasters distin guishable for 1st Amendment purposes?", the National Association of Broadcasters asks. TOBACCO MEN FIGHT The tobacco manufacturers, meanwhile, have reminded the justices that they held long ago the 1st Amendment "protects the citizen not only against governmental prohibitions on what he wishes to say. but also against governmental dictatior of what he must say." The object of this spirited attack is the FCC rule that sta tions carrying cigarette commercials must provide "a sig nificanl amount of time for the: other viewpoint"--the viewpoint that cigarette smoking can be a (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) WASHINGTON (AP) -- Re publicans in Congress hailed President Nixon's domestic pro gram today as "significant." "fundamental," "well-direct . ed." But Democratic leaders! said they would await specifics] t)efore taking a stand. j 'It will be a very comprehensive program--when the other messages come up," said House Speaker John W. McCormack, D-Mass., after Nixon sent the broad outline of his program to Capitol Hill Monday. Basic recommendations were tor bigger Social Security bene- "its, tax reform and a crackdown on crime. In the Senate, neither Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana, nor whip Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, commented, and aides said they would have to wait for details. Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen had no immediate comment, but his assistant leader called t h e message "a faithful mirror of intense, well-directed activity in the White House since well before the inauguration." FIGURES LISTED Announcing new spending figures for each agency under a revised budget calculated to produce a $5.8 billion surplus in the fiscal year starting July 1. Nixon revealed more than half of the $4 billion in reductions he is claiming come out of defense and military-aid programs and scaled down legislation to in crease Social Security benefits. The cut in planned military spending, put at $1.1 billion, was attributed largely to "lower consumption of ammunition in Vietnam," a cutback of the anlibal- listic missile program proposed by former President Lyndon B. Johnson and "modification" of purchases of short-range attack missiles. Another $1 billion of the reductions was attributed to whittling down another Johnson plan --never transmitted to Congress but included in his January budget--to increase Social Security benefits. Nixon called for a 7 per cent (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) Kalian Prison Riots Quelled --AP Wircphoto ELECTRONIC RECONNAISSANCE I'LANE MISSING . . . an elderly propeller-driven Navy aircraft, a sistership of the one shown here, is the apparent victim of Red lighters City Master Plan Unveiled Members of the City Manager Board and Planning Commission w a t c h e d a slide-illustrated presentation on Fayelte- ville's proposed land use and master street plan Monday night and came away scratching their heads. They were wondering how the c o m p l e x proposals could be boiled down to something tin derstandable and reasonably concrete so that the Fayette- ville City Manager Board's series of neighborhood meetings next month will not be a com plete flop. City Manager Wesley Howe and City Planner James Vizzier were given the task of preparing a presentation for the public that can be readily understood by everyone concerned, including the c i t y directors themselves. A second work study session Artillery Fight Along Battered Suez Canal Enters Ninth Day By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An artillery battle raged along most of the Suez Canal today, the Israeli army announced. It was the ninth consecutive day that Israeli and MILAN, Italy (AP) -- Two thousand rebellious convicts were transferred in chains today from two of Northern Italy's biggest prisons. Both were recked beyond repair in three days of rioting. At Milan's San Vittore jail the last of 1.300 rampaging convicts raised their hands in surrender early today after a two prong assault by police who invaded the prison in a cloud of tear gas More than 100 policemen a n d about 20 prisoners were injured. More than GOO prisoners had surrendered at Turin, leaving less than 400 convicts huddled in the ruins of the prison there. Police said they were surrendering as fast as officers could handcuff them, load them aboard trucks and send them to .jails in Sicily and Sardinia. The holdouts were expected to be cleared out of the Turin prison by evening. RAINS BACK IN FORtCAST By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The chance of showers and thunderstorms crept b a c k into the Arkansas weather forecast today. The U. S. Weather Bureau said showers were a possibility in the extreme western parts of the state today and tonight, hut all of Arkansas could get some rain Wednesday. Lows tonight were forecast Committee Sharply Divided House Opens Tobacco Advertising Hearings WASHINGTON 1 ( A P ) - A sharply divided House Commerce Committee opened hearings on the explosive issue of cigarette a d v e r t i s i n g today with a wary eye on the courts and the calendar. After reserving the. first day of testimony to hear members of Congress, the committee has elated witnesses ranging from the American Cancer Society to the tnbacco industry. The central issue: Should the Federal Comm«nic»t'' nns Commission lw allowed to ban rttte advcrtling from the air- W The S CC has said it will if a INt l»w prohibiting it from fur- ther regulating such advertising expires on schedule June 30. Even while the two weeks of hearings arc in progress a ruling could come down from the Supreme Court on n directly related case involving the government's power to force radio and television stations to use anti- smoking messages. The court's decision would be a guide to lawmakers on how It applies to the whole area of cigarette advertising the Constitution's hrond guaranty against censorship. In Congress there arc basically three npproaches being considered: Extend the ban on KCC action, allow it to stiffen existing regulations that require a hazardous warning lain?) on cigarette packages or give the FCC a free hand by allowing the current curbs to expire. It was the 1965 law requiring n health warning to cigarette-labeling that included the ban on the FCC from imposing changes on cigarette advertising for four years. Some 80 Congressmen from tobacco-growing slates have sponsored bills to keep the bin In effect, about a dozen of them members of the Commerce Committee. Cigarette advertising brings in about $22B.ft million annually to broadcasters, estimated to be roughly 10 per cent of their revenue. in the 50s to mid 60s. with highs Wednesday generally in the 70s. Egyptian forces had exchanged fire across the waterway. An Israeli spokesman said Egypt opened fire at 12:30 p.m. on Israeli troops entrenched on the east bank of the canal, first along the southern half of the waterway and shortly after as far north as El Qantara. Israeli forces were firing back "lo silence the sources of the Egyptian shelling." the spokesman said. Israeli and Arab gunners also dueled today across the Jordan River cease fire line, and Israel and Jordan each claimed the other started that fighting. An Israeli army spokesman said an Israeli patrol was attacked with bazooka, mortar and small arms fire near Ash- dot Ya'Aqov. on the southern shore of the Sea of Galilee. One Israeli soldier was slightly injured, the spokesman reported. A Jordanian military spokesman said the Israelis opened up on Jordanian forces, touching off a 35-minutc machine gun and tank duel. He said two Jnr daman soldiers were slightly injured. nXDUIIiKWlBHIltBllim NEWS BRIEFS Vietnam Casualty WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Defense Department said Monday that Army Sp. 4 Larry T. Turner, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter T. has l)cen Vietnam. Turner of Augusta, killed in action in Recess Scheduled LITTLE ROCK - June 0 will be the last day the state Supreme Court will hand down opinions before it recesses for the summer. The high court will resume regular meetings Aug. 18. The last day for submission of eases before Ihe recess is May 26. Repeal Sought WASHINGTON ( A P ) -Hep. John Paul Ilammerschniidt. II Ark., said Monday in n newsletter to his constituents that he had introduced legislation to repeal the 1%8 Gun Control Act. Hammerschmirit said the act In nn infringement on Ihe constitutional right of Amerieans who want to keep and hear firearms, He called the net an "unnecessary governmental regulation of the people Rural Centers DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller saifl Monday night that the development of "rural centers" for industrial development would help solve the problems created by migration. Rockefeller made the re marks in an address to a Cham her of Commerce banquet at Dodge City. Aerial Survey CONWAY, Ark. (APi-A Canadian firm is using airplanes to electronically survey the area around Cnmvny in search of oil. Terry Peacock, field manajt er of the survey crew, said the planes, a Douglas DC.'! and a Bccchrafl Queenair. carry clec Ironic gear designed to uncover f a u l t s beneath the earth's surface. May Appeal CHICAGO (AP) - - Attorneys for 1.1 persons found guilty of disorderly conduct In n protest march during the Democratic National Convention say they will appeal lo Ihe U.S. Supreme Court, if necessary. of the city directors and the city planning commissioners on the land use and master street proposals was scheduled for April 28 to review the presentation prepared by Howe and Vizier. Vizzier made the presentation Monday night and immediately found himself in hot water with the directors and planning commissioners because his slides of various maps were virtually worthless for presentation to a large group of people. CONFUSED PICTURE For instance, on one slide Viz zicr had included both the proposed land use and the master street plans for the entire city. There was so much detail on this one slide that the hoard c o u l d h a r d l y make heads o r :ails of wha'i was proposed. In all. 15 slides were included n t h e presentation, r a n g i n g 'rom a map of the growth trends in the city to existing uses of land to zoning changes over the past six or seven years. 3ther slides include v a r i o u s types of urban renewal treat incnt. and the w a t e r and sewer systems. Vizzier. who has worked on :he proposals for the past two years, said he had anticipated tdn'circu'it'coiirL mn«;r nf inn hnurn c rnmmauif c ' a guide in the f u t u r e by the city in zoning and street impruvt*- ments. The purpose is to prevent haphazard growth that ere ates more p r o b l e m s for t h e city. The board alsn wants to usc'^orth Korea, the neighborhood meetings a^ means or hearing from the pen pie on various other issues facing the community. Search Opens Near Pueblo Capture Site TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea claimed its air force shot down a large U.S. reconnaissance plane today, and the U.S. defense department, said a Navy reconnaissance plane with 31 persons aboard was missing in the Sea (if Japan. The offieir.-! Korean Central \ ! ews Agency said "a large-size modernly equipped reconnaissance plane" intruded deep into Xorth Korean air space and was shot down at 1:50 p.m.-- 11:30 p.m. EST Monday. The broadcast g a v e no information on '-he f a t e of those aboard. It said only t h a t the North Korean air force shot the plane clow n at a high a l t i t u d e "by showering f i r e of revenge upon it." The U.S. Defense Department said a four-engine Navy EC12I propeller reconnaissance plane based at A t s u g i . .Japan, has been missing since 2:00 p.m. A spokesman said the flight began about 7:(in a.m. and the a i r c r a f t commander was. under orders (o apnroach no closer . t h a n ,Vi miles to tile coast of John Guthrie Charged In Fatal Beating John S. Guthrie. 21. of 125 S. Washington Avc.. h a s b e e n charged with the first degree murder of Arkley Garrctt. 57. of Finger Road, who was found beaten to death early Friday. Prosecuting Attorney M a h l o n Gibson filed the charge against Gulhric. whose addrcs.s h a d been listed previously a.s K l k i n s . Monday afternoon in Washing- most of the boards complaints! _ and would now prepare a series] ,', of simplified slides to better i l - | . sof . nml sllsp( , ( ,, n man. who sub- miUcd '''' lustrate what the citv is I r v i n g m c ,'.' ", ' ' """ '" '' nr to accomplish. . not been charged. , , · Smlt ' X I o n d i l - v - h a s In addition, on the board's in- Poli( , ( , chi( , r 1 I o n j s Spencer structions. Viz/icr w i l l prepare, w a s expected t o meet w i t h ... ,,,,,,,, ~r -i,^ Rowing pro ' C i h s n n |.,, 0| . ln ,,, lv to disc . tl , i the various (hc poss j|,|e f j l i n j ; of a rharg a series of slides showing pro posed land uses in the varioii! neighborlioods where the meetings will be held. discuss r«o against the s.econd suspect, who remained in city j a i l today. The proposed land use a n d ' Garrett's body was found in be front of the Swap Shop. 222 S. major street plans adopted following the neighbor--College Ave.. shortly before (1 hood meetings and will serve as n .m. Friday. Coroner Dr. John \V. Vinzant said G a r r c t t died as t h e result of m u l t i p l e injuries .to his hcaci. bodv and limbs, i Police believe G u l h n c and the - " - - - ' d r i n k i n g Nuclear Weather Satellite Orbited other suspect w e r e w i n e w i t h Garret! al use at Simp u h h i ' t u r r n Ihe rear of t h e [·n a f i u h l broki G a r r e t t and at e Iwo men arres WASHINGTON ( A P I N m i bus II. the first nuclear p i m c r e d , . , , weather satellite, has started |TM» U T]" 1M ._"_' I! 'J 1 !''_L:'" ; l'/sending pictures of the earlh's cloud cover and it is expected to continue operating more t h a n a year. The Goddard Space F l i g h t Center at Gre.enbcll, Md., re ! ported Monday t h a t N i m b u s :i| and a companion satellite were! in good orbit full to 7(i:i m i l e s ! above the earth over Ihe n n r l h and south poles. It's polar orbit enables l h least CARRIF.I) SPY GEAR The KCI21 is heavily with electronic gear, as was the U.S. intelligence ship Pueblo which was captured off the North Korean coast on Jan. 23. 1908. The U.S. claimed at the time the ship was in international waters about 25 miles off the North Korean coast. Search operations today apparently w e r e centered within 200 miles of w h e r e the Pueblo and its 8.1 c r e w m e n were captured. The crew was released l a t e last ye;ir. The missing a i r p l a n e is a converted Lockheed Super Constellation w h i c h lias n lug h u m p in the top of tl;r fuselage to carry radar and other monitoring dc- "II is a large crew a i r p l a n e . " !he spokesman s.iiri. c o n f i r m i n g Lhat .'U men u o n l d not be an unusual n u m b e r to he aboard. The monitoring equipment require' a n u m b e r of operators. Jn Seoul, a h i g h - r a n k i n g U.S. m i l i t a r y spokesman refused to comment on the reports. The North Korean agency said t h e "U.S. imperialist ac- :;ressor a r m y which has rapidly i n t e n s i f y i n g the been war provocation maneuvers against North Korea of late perpetrated on the morning of the 15th the grave provocation of i n f i l r a t i n g deep into the territorial tir of the republic a large size modcrnlv equipped reconnais- ance p l a n e to conduct reconnaissance, w h i l e perpetrating :rave provocations along the m i l i t a r v d e m a r c a t i o n line." It said Ihe North Korean a i r r orce " i n s t a n t l y spotted" * n p lilane and 'sonre'1 the b r i l l i a n t B a t t l e success" of shooting it "The I'.S i m p e r i a l i s t aggressors inns! hear in mind t h a t thr stern w a r n i n c 'if the Korean People's A r m y is not empty t a l k d the Korean People's A r m y counters a n v provocation of th« irONTlNUED ON PACE TWO) U.S. Troops Stop Attempt By Reds To Overrun Camp satellite's camera lo scan the earth's weather. The mission was described as the first civilian use of nuclear energy in space. The I.2G9-|xiund Nimbus, I.'.S. ground -,|] troops, planes and artillery killed at 198 Xorth Viet namese soldiers e a r l y today ( M o n d a y afternoon U. S. time) w h e n t u n enemy battalions tried o overrun a (lay old camp near Ihe Cambodian Ixirder, t h e U.S. heaviest yet in the weather pro-| c ,, m m ,, n ( l ,,,,,0,-ted. gram, was launched from Van T h j r l m , Americans w e r e i^'S.* 1 ;. ^ "S:.."'S !' killed and three were wounded. fornia Sunday night. The hack s a t e l l i t e which was sen! into orbit near the Nimbus is the Kith in Ihe A r m y ' s Secor mapping-spacecraft, series. ARKANSAS WEATHER A R K A N S A S and w a r m e r P a r t l y cloudy (ndiiy becoming partly cloudy to cloudy and warm tonight and Wednesday. Chance of showers and few thunderstorms extreme west today and tonight and over the state Wednesday. H i g h lo day in the 70s. Low tonight middle Ml* to middle W)s. an A m e r i c a n spokesman said. Spokesmen said some of the a t t a c k e r s got w i t h i n DO yards of Ihe perimeter w i r e before they v ere brought do\\n bv the A m e r i c a n firepower. It w a s Ihe largest numlier reixirted slain in any recent single action along the border. Later, an American air observer reported "-10 to 50" enemy dead slacked in a field two miles from the battle site on the Cambodian side of the border. Apparently they hud been carried a w a y by the North Viet namese for burial. "We had helicopter gunships w o r k i n g from th» northwest. planes from Ihe south and artillery f i r i n g from seven different I w a t u i n s on the enemy." i a i d one officer. The base, k n o w n as Diamond I I I , was carved out of the jungle alxmt .10 miles northwest of Saigon Monday bv i n f a n t r y m e n of the 2.'ilh Division's 2nd Battalion. Hours later the GIs detected movement 20(1 yards beyond c a m p perimeter and called in artillery support. A division spokesman said about 500 enemy troops attacked at H:!, 1 ! a.m.. charging out of the \\o-iih in waves from three direction's, firing rocket grenades, mortars and imall arms. U. Col. Vincent Oddi of Green Cove Springs. Fin., the 2nd Battalion commander, directed th« battle from a helicopter overhead. Another helicopter used a searchlight to Illuminate enemy gun positions, and gunship* knocked out two .31-callber »n- tlalrcrnlt guns that were firlnf on the American Infantrymen.

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