Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 23, 1976 · Page 1
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'Editorial , I 4 For Womerr ' ' ' ; ' 5 Sports ' 12-13 ^nlertainmcnl , . i : ; 14-15 Comics 16 Classified 17 20 Legal Notice] 20 VOL 108 -- NUMBER 311 li' · ! ' ' L (Times Th« Public Interest li The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTWHLI, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, APRIL 23,1976 IOCAL FORECAST-Partly cloudy and warm with 'chance of showers afld thunderstorms through Saturday, Low ilast night 64. i Lows' tonight in the,low 60s iwilh highs Saturday mid to up- iper 70s. Sunset today :57i sunrise Saturday. 5:33. Weather map on pag» 8. PAGES-TEN CENTS I In Supreme Court Pleadings Campaign Aid Sought ByiTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS While seven presidential "candidates; pleaded"; with i the 'Supreme ;Court to release-matching federal Eunds that would "rce.their ;campaigns;from pov 2rty, President Ford said other candidates- are- broke - because they waste their money. ; ,'Ford, , campaigning'Uoday, in Indianapolis before tra\elmg to Georgia, also denied GOP chal I e n g e r Ronald Reagan's charges rthat, the,United -'States is making moves to warm up to North Vietnam I neier said that were going to normal ne relations or broadcasters conference, On Santa Fe Trail A wagon tram following t h e route ot the old Santa Fe Trail t r u d g e s eastvt ard through a highway mtersec lion south* es t of Lamed, ,Kan , as it near s the halfway e mark m Hs journey to Val ley Forge On Jalv 4 It win k rendem ous v, i(h four other segments of the Bicentennial w agon train w hich in eludes wagons from Northwest Arkansas {AP Wtrephoto) t Daylight Saving Time * i ' n Starts Early Sunday WASHINGTON (AP) -- Day , fight Sa\ing Time begins Sun ! day Remember, it's , spring ahead fall back * If you like to stroll, swat a tennis tall "or water the garden in the evening, then,come Sun; day you'U have an _e.tra hour of light to indulge, jn all your favorite pastimes. But if you're a farmer or like to jog before breakfast -- well, sorry, \ * Either way, clocks mo\ e for ward Sunday one hour for the six months of Daylight Saving Time (DST) from 2 a m Sun day to 2 a m Oct 31, And, if you get confused on which di ruction to move the hands;'-just remember the saying, "Sprin g ahead, fall back " The extra daylight hour may come in handy for Congress as it grapples with proposalb to change the system of months of standard time, SEVEN MONTHS Earlier this jear, the Senate passed a bill to provide se\er months of DST this year am next, from mid-March unti mid October But inaction by the House Commerce Com mittee kept it from taking ef feet in time for the spnnp A House com merce sufocom rruttee has tentatively sched uled DST hcirings for nex month, but they could be dei layed further" became other types of legislation are deemer 1 more important. " Until some sort of bill clear both houses of Congress, th nation remains on the pattern of six months of DST and si months of standard time eatf year. ( The move to extend DST wn begun in late J973 during th peak of the energy crisis. Soni advocates contended that long er e\ enmg daylight hours when most persons are awake can result ; in ran energy sa'v ings t But those opposing DST ai gue that less da% light in morn ing endangers school childrc aJKl inconveniences ? farmers hey also said DST saved little, ·any, energy. ; The change to DST will occur across the ^nation except in "An ona, Hawaii and parts of ln v Six-Year-Old Killed Pen Hit By Car Kissinger On Seven Nation African Trip WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sec relary of State Henry A Kissm ger depnrted today on a lao week trip to Africa with ' an at- .ilude :of ,-Jgood will, f an : open mind and some concrete objec lives" about achieving ^lack majority rule in southern Af ic a After a stopoier in London to confer with special US en\oy L ( Dean Brown about the cribis in Lebanon and to meet Anthony Crosland, the new British foreign ''secretary,' "Kissinger will head for Kenya, the first of seven countries ? .o'n his ilinera ry. His other stops'are Tanzania Zambia, .where he will confer \vith black leaders from Rhodesia, Z'aire, . G h a n a . (Liberia and Senegal He wiH wind up in Nairobi to head the U S delegation at the U N conference on trade and development Asked, at Andrews. Air. Force Base if the'United States v»ill try to match So\iet efforts in Africa, Kissinger said, *'We ere not m Africa to match Soviet efforts We* are "in 1 Africa 'for our own purposes And P»i)l indicate what our purposes" are and. What i: specific' steps ! we're jrepared-'to take; ' SUPPORT BLACKS » ' Once a proponent of a go- slow policy on the black white issue, Kissinger emphasize I at a ^news, i-conference'i{Thursday and in ; -6ther recent statements that the United States supports the political aspirations of the black majorities in white ruled Rhodesia arid South Africa. He has dismissed any^tboughl Controlling Pro-Marxist Troops the- North ' Vietnam- Ford told Indiana rs. ' during ; a- / n e w s lol committed; : as far *, there's tio prospect there's nothing that vincp me. otherwise, ' ent said. ' The issue also : was raised In a television interview Thursday uhen Ford called Reagan irresponsible for suggesting the ad ministration is considering recognition of North Vietnam Ford . said . i n the intorvew ; th at "under no circumstances do 'we c o n t e m p l a t e recognizing Hanoi " As Ford campaigned, his aides said thcv expected a close race against Reagan m Indiana and that they planned to spend 5150,000 to win the slate's May 4 primary But Ford is -one of : the few · Troops Cubans In WASHINGTON (AP) -- US intelligence analysts flay most of the, estimated" 13.500 Cuban's involved m the Angolan civil war remain in the .'African country apparently to keep undisciplined pro Marxist troops m'line , while the'cbunlryVhew leaders organize their regime But intelligence sources say there appbrentlj has been no major movement of Cuban troops to help Rhodesian blacks hoping to s neighboring control of the white-ruled coun try Such action by the' Cubans had been widely predicted after the uctory far, the Cuban back ed faction, iri Angola Cuban troops are sfctd to con ol', major Angolan, ports and an air t base near Luanda, the capital Attention has been fo- cused anew on Cuban and So i \iet activities in/ Africa because 1 rf Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger's visit to seven Afri can countries, including two hat are helping Rhodesian nationalist guernlfes seeking to o\ erthrow white rule m Rho desia. At,;a'news conference Thursday, Kissinger a gain wa me d Cuba against,/embarking' on military ventures agdinst \hile supremacist regimes in Africa. And as hp has done before, Kissinger implied that the Cu bans ,a're acting in Africa as agents of the Soviet Unionl According to 'recen' in telligaice information reaching Washington, the Cuhan pies- ence in Mozambique ^till hias zambique is a mam bate area for Rhodesian guerillas F a r l u r this mon'h, U S intelligence estimated Ihfic »\ere fewer than 1QO Cuban m Mo activity ha- m not become a major one: Mfr ambique Guerrilla creased sdmewliat jn Rhodesia, hut it still is at n relatively low level. Some analysts have 'said it will be some time-before tlie Rhodesian . insurgents can be \\hipped mto shupeifor signifi c a n t m i l i t a r y ' operations againsVthe white forces of Rho desia Kissinger will \isit Tanzania and Zambia, which h a \ e pro- \' for k the Rhbdesiah isurgents j TanAviia is em' 1 '-giiig as a significant base , for training Rhodesian b'ack nationalists r.nd as a transmission point for supplies and military equip nent piov derl by the buvjcl Jrion fo the Rhodesian 1 '(ntton 3hsts The Communist Chinese are also said to be taking a dnccc hand in ^piping the Rhodc^iaii n^'ronahbts Earlv thi" inon ( h, L T S intelligence sou ee^ said 18 Chinese Truhtary advi e.s . nd amved in Tanzania *o , 'ram Rhodesian freedom fighters Meanwhile Zambn's support for the ,J^hpdesian nation ah-is is on a liner key u id less v»s ible The Zambian goiemmeit reportedly, has agre d to a lo\v Rhodesian guerrillas to operate irom its territory and to return there as a ha\en from purs Jit candidates still solvent after m Supreme Court ruling ordering Con gress lo restruc Euro t ho Federal' Election -Commission. The ruling led lo a halt m the panel's' disbursement of match" jng federal campaign funds lo the presidential -candidates, Reagan, who has been borrowing funds against tho amount ' the FEC owes 1 but'-- is unable lo pay his campaign, joined six Democrats in'-asking the Supreme Court to, delay,-its order that stripped the commis siori of its/power to disburse :lhe funds. Ford ;lias.;received the most private, donations and has . the largest amount of: money com mg 'froni the .FEC.^but^he did not join in the court. action, iln his. last - fin ancial statement,· to the FEC,, Ford \showed.he. was the wealthiest of the! candidates hipolitical funds. !A biirihat woutd'restore .the FEC's power to pay the funds candidates faces a threat eiwd Ford veto, hut White House spokesman Ron Nessen said Ford is not planning to Je lay the bill just to "starve out" Keagan FINANCIALLY HEALTHY 'In an Indianapolis interview, Ford said his campaign was fi n jncial ly heal thy because hi s committee ' is spending our bv troop* Major Issues Stalled In i s i ! Strike Talks CLEVELAND ; C J ;^' Talks SPR1NGDALE - A si^s ear- old child was killed Thursdaj afternoon Mhen he ran across ihady Grove Road and was struck by a car Steven Allen Easley, 6, who i\£d at the Landmark,Estates nobilc home park on West Shady Grove Road, died shortly after the 4:44 p.m. accident. Police said the 'child was placing with friends in a ditch, iff West Shadi Gro\e near the Frisco Railroad tracks. After'a westbound pickup truck passed the group, of children Ste\er darfptl out behind the truck and into the path of; an easEbound car dm en by Debra Sue Hair, I6, ! also of Landmark Estates. ' Miss Hair, t o I d police she could not see the child who was hidden from view by the pickup until he w a s in the middle of ..the road. The:driver of-the pickup truck Wa\ ne Pophn told police he .saw the boy run into the path of the car. Born Feb. 9, 1970 at Spring dale, he is survived by his par ents, Oscar and Gladys'M.-/Dil lard .Easley iof.the. horns; ,four brothers Johnn of Columbus Ohio, Bobby of Spnngd ale Larry "of Germany^and^Mik'e of the home; two sisters, Mrs Earlene Beale and Mrs. Shirley Lee, both-of-Elm Springs; the . (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) , of helping to create * a puppet state" in Rhodesia, stiying that was' beyond U.S. capabilities and intentions, and said it ."remains to be.seen"-whetiit'r the Rhodesian problem can be solved oeacefully Kissinger said his meeting in Zambia with-Irtiders of the African National'Council.-- ANC -- will take place next Monday or Tuesday r * · i However,- the most important leader of the ANC Bishop Abel Muzorewa has said he will not meet.witn Kissinger. ·MuzbrewaV' whose - faction of Ih'e^ANC is fighting an as yet s m a l l - s c a l e guerrilla war against the \\hite majority tn Rhodesia, accused,Kissinger of )eing "against our v war of liber alien." He said Ki^mger can only be coming to Africa f ' to subvert and sabotage oujr liberation struggle' ' The .presence of more than 13.000 Cuban troops in Africa -Kissinger,, refers '.o them as 'surrogates 11 'of the Soviet Union---. has, given a special urgency to the mission his first to btack'Africa, In ; his meetings with leftist leaders/;; Kissinger hopes to blunt advances by Moscow and Havanarwbile affirming a ;U.S, policy ^ of, an ^Africa free of su- between th e sink ing United Rubber Workers and the Fire stone Tire Rubber' 1 Co re_ mained stalled on c major"wage issues today, but another ne'go- tiating session was'arra'hged in efforts to deal with secondary matters such as insurance Negotiators saidJhat after today's session, theftalks will'be recessed until Monday It w as an'indic,ationj-that,more tough bargaining lies bhead ji'cffuits tojclose the gap between . the $1.65 'an 'hour the union .wants for, the first year of a three year contract and.the $1.15 -the industry has offered o\er three years. ' t , Sixty thousand rubberworkers struck 47 plants of the Big; Four tiremakers -- Firestone, Good' year Trre Rubber Co*, B F Goodrich Co and Uniroyal Inc -- jn 21 states at midniflbt Tuesday 1 ANALYZE POSITIONS i Gayle Wineriter, one of three federal mediators, said he suggested the' weekend break -and the-two sides agreed ~ "to Lake a couple of dajs fcml go back and analyze their posl tions, then see if we can make some progress ; when we come back Monday " , | He . described a three-hour session Thursday as- "a good discussion. * Union president -Peter Bom- rmirilo, asked if any new offers had been put on the Cable, said 'We just talked It was a good discussion We made some posi ttons clear. We want to narrow the issues." Bommaritd said. : lhe\union Is Court Blocks All Acloin Oh Siloam Chief By SCOTT VANLANINGHAM 1 TIMES'·.Staff .WrHer SILOAM SPRINGS ^ Efforts by the Siloam Springs City Council to dismiss Police Chief Tommy, Himes* w e r e , temporarily stopped Thursday when attornejs for Jfimes receded a writ of prohibition f r o m Benlon County Circuit Wil'iam Enfield 1 Judge According to the writ, 'Siloam Springs Lity commanded officials mmediately to desist ,fcnd refrain from. taking any further a c t i o n in the dismissal action." Huncs was suspended April B by Mayor Bob Knight noney in a responsible way 1 ' Of the financial plight of olh ;r candidates, who had counted leavily on the federal funds to match the small individual donations they gather. Ford said, ' Some of the other candidates have either been pasting their money or spending it unvrise ly " r Joining Reagan in filing the plea with'the court \vere for mer Gov Jimmy Carter of Georgia 'Sen Frank Church of Idaho, former Sen Fred Hams of J Oklahoma, . Sen: · Henry' M. Jjckson of Washington, t Rep Morns K Udall of Arizona and Alabama Go\ j G*ocg* vWeAlnc* · In Indianapolis, Ford denied Reagan ' charge that the ad ministration is considering diplomatic recognition of North I . _ i _ ^ m ^ has" no credibility at all," he said "There hasn't been a senous discussion by me or the secretan of state or- anybody in authority i n this administration that \se *ere'going to recognize Hanoi. We have reen working v^ith members ol Con gress lo try and find a way to get our MIAs (missing in ac tion) back But under no err -Vietns 1 "ItJ Begging jln Lisbon A barefoot TOODK man naps f he has begged. Licensed beg- on a downtown street in Lis- ] gars have increased as t h e boo Portugal leaning against E ranks of the jobless and refu- a wall with Socialist Party » gees from former colonies electHm posters. In front of ; grows. (AT Wtrcphoto) him is a box containing coins ^__^^ i^iiitiii^ii^iri^iir'ii: 11 !;::!^" 1 !!:'::!:.':!:;';!;,^! 1 !,;;!!^;,;!;.:;;:!!:'!! gaining support from other na tional and international labor organizations, including the United Auto ' Workers, who , , perpower- rivalry. would stand to suffer the most from a prolonged strike since it could eventually shut down as- isembly plants for lack of tires'. Dirty Tricks Losing Out? I Leadership Changes Made · JV A S H I N G T O N (AP) -Changes bcng made in the CIA leadership could mean l ne agency's "dirty ^tricks'.' division is losing influence and that the agency will place more empha sis on analyzing - , intelligence data lhan on cloak and dagger operallons. · The While House announced Thursday Ihe resignation of Lt Gen. Vemon Walters-,as CIA deputy director and the nomi nation of E Henry Knoche, a civilian, as his replacement. ' O n e source familiar wilh the change sBid Knoche s norm nation reflects i now CIA em phasis on analysis of in telligence dala ar\d away from the lype of clandestine aliens Ihflt drew heavy oper cnti cism during hearings by Hou« and Senate intelligence ci mittWM. In teslimqny before Ihose panels'it was revealed.Ihalllhe CIA I'-, had 'conducted'" domestic ipying operations had been in- vohed In plo' lo assassinate foreign leaders and had plotted such .bizarre..operaliorrs.;as a ?lan to : make Cuban.Premier Fidel Castro's beard fall out.'.'In 'response Id 'criticism ; .for such : i activities; ··. CI A' ; f of fie ials have insisted .that prime mission WMS collecting and analyzing^ information rath er than "dirty tricks," /Until /recently, 1 ;the"agency's top pfficials.-have risen through the ranks of oveiseas, op^r- afi\es in the CIA s plan division,' sometimes; referred .to^ as the ' dirty tricks' department · '· CIA Director 'George Bush's two. predecessors, . W i l l i a m ' E Colby and Richard Helms, both came to th* top (root that back- ground.' .On the other hand, 3ush has a background in do- mestic'politics" and U.S.-dlplo- macy.!Thus,ahe,a~gcnc.y's new eadership.of Bu5h;anil Knoche represents ft break from that tradition. 'Another hallmark is that for :he' first tirrift'since the agency began' hi IM7;meithcr of the top two officials is a military man. White House spokesman Ron Nesseh. 1 Knoche said - aho ,thc^ choice ol reflects Bush's wish "to build his own team." 'Under'President (Ford's CIA reorgani?tttta] [ Ihere is n seconc deputy, directorship, being filled by Vice Adm Daniel Murphy, whose appointment, unlike Knoche's, does not require Sen ; ate confirm'ation^'Knoche, il will -be ;responsible) for day-to day operations of the CIA. Knoche, n«tiv« of · Chniet- NEWS BRIEFS ton, W Va , joined the CIA In 9o3 following service with the Naxy m Korea He was first ari analyst specializing in political and military affairs, then became executive,director of the agency s national photographic interpretation center, ; Later,'he was deputy director of ; p1anrtirig and budget : acliviiies' "and deputy director of .the office ol current 'intelligence;^ He a l s o worked in the office of strategic research and ;!ast'year was named associate-deputy direc- or. . :.-.,-: v ^ T n ' -" r »' t : ,1 Wallers! 59, was named deputy director by former President Richard M.' Niiori'in 196*. ties- sen said that after a 35-year military career, Walters believed himself "overdue to get out of tb« Army," Invited To Iran 'LITTLE ROCK |(AP) -- The Arkansas" Industrial Development;'Commission "said Thurs day' the country of Iran had issued a formal invitation Mo Arkansas officials to visit the na tion from June 3-11. Iran'asked Arkansas lo send the fields of agriculture, education, business and government. Purpose of .the visit would be f o : promote : a ^better , understanding of Arkansas'. economy and potential trade opporiun Power Bridge WARSAW, Voland (AP). Rep.. Thomas P.' O'Neill Jr., majority leader , in Ihe U.S. House, - - said · today , : Poland should become a "bridge for belter' =.. understanding : between the two major world powers the Soviet Union and the United Stales." ' " ; , O'Neill, p-Mass;, spoke at news confetejice at the end of n three-day;.risit to Poland by a congressional 'delegation which he led, ^The , other members o the "delegation were Reps. Silvio Conte, R-Mass.,- and Dan Ros tenkowsM, D-H1."". ' · Exchange Set AMMAN, Jordan (AP) '-- 'ordan and Hie .Soviet Union ilan to exchange high level nnl lary... delegations next month, probably'' lo explore 'Jordani an mrchase of .a Soviet- antiaircraft missile system,-a .news laper' reported today. The weekly AKhbar al Ousbou said Jordan' is shopping lor a Soviet ' missile" system after reakdown of - a deal. lo ' buy, wiih' Saudi Arabian monei J.S. Hawk missile system. Pleads Innocent. A 16-year-old West Fork youlh pleaded innocent Thursday in Washington Circuit' Court lo charges o f ' burglary ; and i heft of property/in connection : with :he burglary- last weekend of Jim's Grocery Store at West Kork." i : "'-' · ' ; · ' '· '· ' ! t '.'.; ' ; The youth is currently,being held at Washington .County. Jail in lieu of a'SlO.OOO bond. Trial was set for May 20. '. ''_ ' · ^ / Ho was arrested Tuesday by West.Fork Police :.Chief: Paul Mueller. .:' " . '.-'. -..'.,. , · About $100 in:cash. : 4Q.lo.50 OTrtoris ; of : ' cigarettes find several lighters were stolen in the burglary. In a letter from Knight. Himes was charged with "incf- ;U.S.' ficiency m office and failure to , : However, follow orders and prescribed department procedures." The let ler also said Knight would ask the Council to dismiss Himes at its next scheduled meeting : PUBLIC HEARING ,1A public hearing for -Himes was scheduled for Thursday night's Council meeting, a n d Mayor Knight told the crowd that h a d g a t h e r e d that he "and all Ihe councilmen w ere p r e p a r e d to proceed w i t h Ihe public hear ing. 'This'* afternoon we w e r e served with a summons; a wril of'prohibition, that we not hold (his meeting upon request ol Himes and. his-attorney." Siloam Springs City Attorney Terry Lee told the Council there was "a difference of opinion as lo i the kind 'of hearing . thai should be held.' He said Ihcre appears to be -'conflict' between a .city ordinance' and i ' a , state slatule calling for different types of hearings, held al different limes cumsta_nces do we contemplale recognizing.North Vietnam. It's a totally .fallacious allegation and I think it's again a case of irresponsibility PREPARED. Secretary -:ofi Stalo Henry-A. Kissinger saidiMarch 26, ",Vi r e are prepared m prin ciple , to normalize ) relations wilh Hanoi." t Bui 'U S officials i said on Monday that Kissinger's over :ure ( g o t a "chilly" reception from Hanoi. Meanwhile, a dispute between (CONTINUED - ON PACE ' TWO) in (he proceedings,"Leo said the city-:hopcs to have Ihe 'matler beforeJudKc Enfield next week In related action, the City Council approved the ap pointmonl of an interim police chief and receded the protest resignation of city policemen; Knight announced the ap pojntment o f . S a m Stinnett as (CONTINUED. OS PAGE TWO) Four Enter Pleas ' Four University of'Arkansas students pleaded innocent Thursday at Ihe arraignment in Washington Circuit Court lo charges .of illegal possession or a controlled '· substance with inlcnt to deliver. -· · · · - ' -: Gregory T. Shira, 19, of,306!i University ' Ave^. and 'Lynn C. G r ' u b b s , ' 19; Eugene; R Mussolman. 25, and David S. Long, 22. all of. Pomfret Hall on Ihe University'campus, were arrested at 4 a.m. Thursday at Pomfret : H a l l - ' ' b y state undercover narcotics agents. The agents said the students had allegedly ; tried r ; lo sell 'eight pounds . o f ' a: green vegetable substance..which wtts described as marijuana. C i r c u i t 1 ' . Judge '. Maupm Cummings Thursday placed a 45,000 bond on.each of the four students. Trial for the tour men has been scheduled [or May 2D. Coffee Prices Keep Rising NEW YORK (AP) - Con sumers soon may he paying $2 and more for a pound of coffee as a result of new increases at :he w holesale le\ el Th P boost results from e\pectai ions of a coffee shortage caused by last summer's frost in Brazil. Lcs Hurt of the U S Department of Agriculture said whole bate prices for coffee are now running at $209 for a one pound can Retail prices, he said, "arc changing so fast that it's hard Id keep up with thcrri," But Hurl noted that the "retail (price) very often rims below t he wholesale level 1 ' be cause stores · use ; coffee . as a "loss leader" to entice customers. The difference is - usually only a few,cents. Does that mean coffee for $2 and up; at retail? "Yes," said Hurt, adding that It lakes a couple of months for the wholesale price to be reflected on supermarket shelves, INCREASES , ; ; The country's two largest coffee marketers -- General Foods Corp. and Folger Coffee Col,'.a division of Procter Gamble Co. ---- both announced increases at the wholesale -level this General Foods said Ihe price of green coffee beans has : more than doubled since last July, and that, commodity costs represent 80 per cent of Us manufacturing cost. ' · / · . ' ; Hurt, who is · with the sugar and -Iropicnl ."products division of the USDA's foreign agricultural service, also said the higher wholesale price* reflect higher prices for raw coEfce beans.

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