Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 21, 1969 · Page 5
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 21, 1969
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PRISONER AT SPANDAU . . . . Once a top Nazi and now the last prisoner, Hess pomes during me of his solitary valla tn the prison yard. Never Renounced Hitler Hess Is The Last Nazi In Spandau Prison By HUBERT J. ERB Associated Press Writer BERLIN (AP) -- Inside Span- dau Prison there is a coffin and a Luftwaffe captain's f l y i n g suit, complete with swastika, helmet and boots. Both belong to Rudolf Hess, the World War II allies' $200,000-a-year prisoner and one of the loneliest men on earth. Hitler's deputy fuehrer won't talk about the day he wore the flying suit or his mysterious political past. His chance of being freed is slim. All that seems to be left is the waiting coffin. The former No. 2 Nazi is 75 this week. It is his 23rd year in prison, his third in virtual solitary confinement. But the man who has never renounced Adolf Hitler shows no sign of breaking. Hess' shoulder: are stooped, but hit 6-foot, 160-pound frame moves briskly with a soldier's gait on his daily walks in the prison yard. His once-black hair has receded. His bushy eyebrows are flecked with gray, covering deep-set, piercing blue ·yes. Hess' voice is still firm, and he is said to be fully conscious ot th« significance of his position si a Ion* prisoner held ca- tive by the United States. Britain, France and the Soviet Union in a prison built for 600 men. He costs the Big Four $200,000 a year. DAILY WALKS Weather permitting, Hess walks in the garden of the 19th century prison mornings and afternoons. He has worn a rut in the open space, which measures 40 yards wide and 125 yards long. It is possible to tell when Hess will make his walks by the birds, his only companions. Twice a day crows, pigeons and songbirds of many hues wait for the aid man to arrive bearing a paper bag of crumbs. He has only his guards to talk to, many of whom have been in Spandau as long as him. Hess talks mainly about three things: his health, prison conditions and the weather. He has been know to curse "this rotten German climate" and talk of the sun an warmth of Alexandria. Egypt, where he was born on April 26, 1894. Maj. Gen. Robert G. Ferguson. has suggested that Hess be given a television set. but other Sources said it is unlikely the Russians will agree to this. They have rejected past requests that he be given a radio or a dog. An authoritative source said "at least 10 times" to get Hess the Western allies have tried The soldiers who guard Hess ma ntly refused each time. r e l e a s e d on humanitarian ^grounds, but the Russians ada- In May 1941. Hess parachuted into Scotland. He never fully ex jplaincd that mission, hut appar- lently he had the notion he could [end the war by convincing the British they could never win. At the Nuernberg war crimes Itrial, Hess was sentenced to life imprisonment f o r p l o t t i n g [against the peace and for inciting and carrying out aggressive war. Ten other top Nazis were hanged on similar charges. Hermann Goering escaped the gallows by suicide, and six defend ants received varying prison terms. All the others sent to Spandan have been released because of had health or because they completed their sentences. Albert Spccr and Baldtir von Schirach were the last to go. on Sept. 30, 1966. Hess reportedly quarreled with the other prisoners when Racist disles FoHow Youth Decency Rally BALTIMORE. Mil. (AP) Racist clashes following a Maryland Yuuth for Decency Ka.'ly in Memorial Stadium, home ol the Baltimore Orioles, resulted in the arrest of 133 persons and injury to 88, including seven policemen. "How do you find decency aft er this?" asked Lynn Dorsey, a high school senior on the rally planning committee, after the outburst of violence Sunday. The rally, attended by 40,000 teen-agers, was modeled after an orderly and successful event last month in Miami's Orange Bowl protesting lewdness anc obscenity in America. Its themes were "brotherhood, respect, responsibility and love. 1 Wade H. Poole, deputy police cofmissioner. said some ol those at the Baltimore rally ap patently became bored during the entertainment and speeches As the departing crowd streamed down exit ramps, fighting broke out. Witnesses, including a Negro police officer, said Negro youths clustered around the exits be gan taunting, shoving and hit ting whites as they passec through the gates. More than 500 police descend cd on the area in an attempt to restore order, but the violence spread to downtown Baltimore where a number of windows were smashed. About half of those arrestci downtown were adults, most o them on charges of disorderly conduct or assault. The injured included a youth who was stabbed in the ches and a policeman with a broken kneecap. Another police office was taken to hospital after suf fering an apparent heart attack Charles E. Moylan Jr., state' attorney for Baltimore, said i was difficult to place the blanv for the outbreak. He cxpressei doubt, however, that it was ad visablo tn bring so many teen acers together in a rally with out stricter supervision. RUDOLPH HESS . . . at height of power dislike the duty because it is' lonely, boring and. in winter. bitterly cold. The guarding na tions at Spandau alternate each month. Tn April it is always the Americans' turn, and Hess usually receives a cake on his birthday. During the American month he also is said to get pretty much what he wants in the way of books, cigarettes and brandy. REQUESTS DENIED Informed sources said the U.S. commandant in Berlin. Bodies Of Two Officers Found In Plane (rash they were there, insisting was the top-ranking man Czech Students Boycott Classes though his prison uniform carried the number 7. But as Speer and Von Schirach prepared to leave, they paid more and more attention to him. trying to make his entry into solitary confinement easier. There is little doubt that Hess appreciatec this. Now he tukes his aloof walk? and devours the daily West anc F.ast Berlin newspapers he gets weighing the political events that might affect his chances ol freedom. But a Soviet Embassy spokes man in East Berlin, asked il some day he might be released, answered curtly: "What for?" PRAGUE (AP) - Students in] two departments of Charles Uni-l versity boycotted classes today to protest the leadership change! in Czechoslovakia's Communist party last week. The city-wide Prague student parliament, however, ended a long meeting early today unable to agree on proposals for a coordinated strike. Students said two of the 25 members of the parliament had decided to go on a hunger strike to protest the body's indecision. Despite trade union opposition, some workers were reported attending student meetings at the university. Czechoslovakia's large trade union organizations have decided Gustav Husak. the new party leader, should be given a change to end the crisis in Soviet-Czechoslovak relations and have asked the workers to avoid protest actions. NEED SOMETHING? Itt a TIMES Want Ad find tt for you-fast Ph. HI 2-6242 PHARMACY PHACTS from RAY HUFF Let's take just a moment today to explain how easy it really is to have your prescription refilled here in our pharmacy. All you have to do is call us here at 442-6216 and give us Uie number which is typed on i your label. We ! then check our : records. If your ; doctor's prescrip- ! lion shows it. is not to be refilled : without his per| mission we then I call him for his authorization and i refill it. If he feels you should check with him before h« can again authorize that same prescription for ymi, we will tell you so. 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Graft, 24. who! tl, ! « * » · · Mew Construction Declines Housing Is First Casualty Of Inflation NEW YORK (AP) - The, great battle against inflation, vhich the economists believe is lothing less than a battle for the survival of a viable economy, rises gradually in tempo and the statistics now show the first casualty. It is housing, what else, for lousing is the traditional casualty of both inflation and recession. For some reason this has almost always been so; the penalty for economic wrong is levied on housing, where even more damage is done. Housing, in the words of « Cabinet member, is "the commodity most needed by all Americans." With food and clothing, it is one of the most lasic requirements for survival. Beyond that, it is essential to ·he quality of life. The Commerce las just released Department figures that show an 8 per cent decline in the annual rate of housing starts. The latest surveys show the March rate of housing starts dropped to 1,539.000 from 1,673.000 in February. Permits for future construction, which usually foretell future activity, dropped to 1,370,000 from ,447,000. CONTRAST By contrast, some other seg ments of the economy continue to move ahead against the inflation fighters. Spurred by a tax credit, business in general has big spending plans. Government spending, though cut, still remains high. Housing never did surge along with the rest of the economy. It was hurt in 1066 by tight mnnry. went into a recession all its own. and was just showing signs of emerging into a boom when it got waylaid. First came inflation, and the prices of houses rose by the week. Families simply were priced out of markets. Then came high interest rates, which will remain high so long as the anti-inflation policy dictates tight money. The biggest effect has been on the construction of single family houses, the annual rate dropping from 874,000 to 825,000. The decline for two-to four-family houses was less. And the rate for apartment houses actually rose. In other words, not only are present housing problems leaving the nation with less living space than it needs, but it is changing the style of living. Much of the new construction is apartment housing projects. The dangers of a downturn in housing can be shown graphically. Vacancy rates are now at or near their lowest in a decade; hundreds of thousands of housing units need to be replaced; household formations are rising. The pressure for more housing is, therefore, relentless, but the nation is getting less hous- ng. Whereas something like two million new units are needed The n«ed ii obvioui. and thin wealthy Mtion Joei have the means to leiwn the pressure*. The problem at the moment, however, is to determine how money c»n (o to housing without 'heating up the economy to* nuch. eacn year, tne nation is netting only 1.5 million to 1.6 million. 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