Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 25, 1976 · Page 1
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Whites Moke It Two In The Score And All Is On Page 1C {Kitties: The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper VW. 108 -- NUMBER 313 .FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 1976 PAGES--25 CENTS Sharing Wins Support Of Candidates T WASHINGTON CAP] --'President: Ford and the five Democratic presidential candidates have all endorsed a renewal'of the." federal revenue sharing program, with some modi ficatiohs. The three leading Democratic candidates. Sen Henry M Jackson of Washington, Rep 'Morris^K, Udall of 'Arizona and former Go\ Jimmy Carter of Georgia, h a ^ e tach issued posi lion papers on revenue sharing, praising th* program that was a ma.jor element in former president Richard M. Nixon's "New Federalism I ti'islation renewing thp program beyond its scheduled Dec '31 expiration is moving slowlv through Congress Although II ·has"been .the subject of intense lobbying bj loral politic tin 1 } and governors, it has allraclec ^little attention from the presidential candidates. NO STRINGS The c urrent program d is- tributes : - ·approximately $6 6J : billion annually to nearly 39,030 communities across the coun try,: w'ith rid strings allached President Ford has lold con ventions of;tho nation's mayors county .officials ami governors At Nairobi, Kenya Kissinger Opens Tour hat the program must be con- in tied. Last year he gave a iVhite House officp the task^of obbving in Congress to make sure that the program is e\ .ended: His Republican rival, former 3ov. Ronald-Reagan of California,: has. not, developed a. posi- tion'on revenue Sharing, a Reagan aide.said. However, in a controversial suggestion he first made, last September, he said , numerous iederal ; programs , should be studied lo see if .they t'ou turned over to the states. In - February,- he . said, these inighl include welfare, educa lion, · housing, food stamps, "me icaid, and community and re gional development. Neither Sen. Prank Church of Idaho,' the latest entry, ihlb the Democratic" race,' nor Gov George C... Wallace pf_ Alabama, another. Democratic candidate', has taken a formal position on (be program, although spokes men for- both say. the ,'candi dalps favor its continuation. Among Jackson, Udall and Carter, there is hear" unanimity on the future for - revenue "shaiv ing Thpy \\ant it continued (CONTINUED ,ON PAGE TWO) , NAIROBI, ' K e n y a 1 - (AP) -With a warning t h a t f ' tim£ is running out" for Rhodesia's white rulers. Secretary of-State Henry' A.-; Kissinger began Sat- urdaj J a two \\ eek tour of Af rica to demonstrate f i r m U . S support for black majority rule and economic progress. Kissinger's party ruled out. Ti/^:, sources in ! 'denied (.hey y aid .lo black .under,: consid- d that, possible was not being socialed, Press -ted, from Lon- don: that -U.S. -officials -^aid Kissinger- might, offer' indirect "military" 'aid 'to black' liberation movements. A senior , official · on Kissinger's plane -told, 'newsmen. Ihe United ! States has '. received ,nb specific request Tor military aid from national movements or countries friendly to them. Writ n asked about reports particularly in a Ziimbiari newspaper, lhat ; military aid is .being considered, 'the official 'said /economic aid . is ; possible and he did not want to make a judgment about precisely \\hal the administrate do. The official, jsn Kissinger would live to any ult nationalist group aid. The administr pealedl named ultimatums .from Rockefeller Named As Rumor Source In 'Spy Stories Vietnam Rehearses National Elections BANGKOK, Thailand (AP)' -- · Sirens, .brass bands,.lion dances and.priests played roles in "re hoarsals" 'for a key step toward reunification o f - "'North and South.;Vietnam, the first com- 'biried election today, for : a na tional assembly , But" most Western observers ·expect the'new body to rubber stamp programs 'presented lo il by Vietnam's^ Communist party, especially its northern branch. A Japanese news agency reported; from Saigon that "election rehearsals" were held Saturday to prepare voters amid a * holiday atmosphere provided 'by brass hands and lion dances parading down the city's streets. · Mass also was held at all Sol- gon's Roman Catholic churches Saturday so .voters could take part in the vote today without having" to -miss services, Hanoi broadcast said. Officials ordered sirens to sound three times at 7 a.m. today to call" voters "to "the 4, 500 polling booths in Saigon, Kyodo nous service said Port able booths for .the sick atid aged will be provided, it added , Tn Hanoi, Kodo reported snulmg portraits of Ihe late leader -Ho Chi Minh and nation af flags'were seen all over Ihi city, giving it a 'festive a i r ' Crowds of pedestrians enjoying outdoor performances blocked raffic. It said, , ' j "From this; election, a--new regime will emerge, a regime of HIP people, for Ihe people in d by the people, a regime hat will rebuild' Vielnam i nto a strong and truly sociaist na ion," Radio 'Hanoi 'said ~SatinS. day | North - : Vietnamese: Premier "'ham Van pong and party First . Secretary;_Tru6ng, Chinh are among the top Hanoi men running in the .elections' end 'all are win. Hanoi is expected lo be; the capital of a unified Vietnam of 49 million people.' Although no dale for reunification' has yet been announced - the 492-mem : ber National Assembly is expected lo began its tasks quick These tasks,' ' according to North Vietnamese'.leaders, will include adopting a ' new constitution, passing , laws, ,. nml coming up with "the new name of the slate, Ihe. national flag, (he national anthem, the national emblem .(and) the capital city." Fli gihle voters h ave been urged to chose 249 deputies from North Vietnam and 243 from Ihe South;lo'serve in, the assembly. WASHINGTON- CAP) -- Vice President Nelson A; Rockefeller suggested to Time Magazine in 'January (hat it investigate the staff of Sen/Henry M; Jackso'n, sources report. Rockefeller met with about 40 .reporters and executives " oE Time Magazine'oh Jan. 12 in an off the record session and j im plied that there was infiltration of Senate 'staffs by Communists, according lo the sources. Rockefeller" refused toVname the staffers, the sources said but as ; he was "leaving,;the newsmen insisted on more details and Rockefeller'said they should look into Jackson's stair; Time's Washington editors re: fused to comment of the report; Rockefeller and Jackson have been at odds the past few.days o\ er reports that Rockefeller repeated this accusation at a private session in Atlanta Ga The Atlanta Journal said'that Rockefeller made the comment at a closed-door' meeting ; wilh 30 to 40 Georgia Republican leaders. Rockefeller said Jack son had a-man on his staff,who was an avowed Communist bul claimed to have been converted from 'that ideology, throe 'men at thje meeting told the Journal QUESTIONED HONESTVI The vice president questioned whether it was a genuine change or a "conversion of convenience," according to the lhn?£' men,.whom the paper did not name, Jackson, a candidate for the Democratic presidential 'norm nation, responded angrily.' He sent Rockefeller a telegram, staling "I should think lhat you would, understand thai thp allegations i attributed to you s a d 1 y '. T e m i n i s c e n t .o McCarlhyism,; bring dishonor EC your reputation .and to that o i,ne White House ' He asked for an 'absolut apology" from Rockefeller an said If the remarks wer.e mad by'Rockefeller "he should r n longer? hold the office o f . v i e president." Rockefeller', responded in elegram' stating.that he ; "niadc o charges and therefore there re none to' be : withdrawn. ' In his talk wUh th,° Tune taffers Rockefeller- made accu- ations.lhat some,congressional laff members were promoting he causes of foreign-countries, ilhpr for money or for jdeolo lical reasons, the sources~said. First Federal To Construct New Building f irst Federal Savings and Loan Association of Fas eiteytile announced today Uiut it*-\u11 construct an eight story office building on Center Street adja cent to its present buiJdmg at Block Avenue and Center. The Joe Brerinan Constructioi/ Jompany of Fayetleville is expected lo begin construction mm ed lately First Federal's iresidenl,' A.P. Eason' Jr^.'said he new office building is. being juilt 'to better sen e the iresent nnd projected future iceds of (he institution." Eason 1 ·"declined' ( to 'say how much - t h e building will cost. Jpon completion ,-- expected in [977 -- (he structure.Swill be Lhe tallest office building - i n Fayetieville. EXison said: he, expects the association's, total [assets lo be more than $60 million by tne time the new office is constructed. Assets currently total ?45 million; he said, The .'building, designed,' by arcliilect -Warren '.· D.. Segraves of Fayetteville, will : be built on properly-^"purchased f r o m ' the Fayetteville Housing Authority The ·· steel-frame construction (CONTINUED ON PARE TWO) Where Have All The Lovers Gone? Open For Business r Very few fresh vegetahles are available this early,-huT Ihe Farmers : Market oh the. Fay- etteviUe Square Is open for business, relying chiefly on 1 crafts and plants. Here Christine «itle of FajelleMlle ad mires Ihe toys dlsplajcd b Keilh Chase of Wmslou Mrs. Chase creates the (c\s and Chase makes the'baskels lhal hold jhcm. (TIMESptoip by Leslie Sullon) Tire parking lot »t the Uni- venily of Arkansas' Razorback Stadium is ibowa )» a rare condition In this, night-.,. favored by couples, draws »l- lime picture -- almost empty. ' · most as many cars' as do fool- On a normal night the Int.. ball (antes.,pio one had an explanation for the rrnpiy con- dillon. (TIMtSpdoto hy K Good) Legal Battle Looms By SCOTT VANLANINGHAM | TIMES Staff Writer SILOAM SPRINGS -- The Si am Springs Citj Council s tempts to dismiss Police Chief jrnmy Him PS have become vblved in a'legal battle thai going lo require a ruling om Benlon Circuit Judge Wilam Enfield next week to etermine whether a city brdj- ance or inlicable. Mayor^Bob'Knight suspended imes 'April B for "inefficiency office and failure to follow rders and ; prescribe dcparl- ent proccduroa ' According to Siloam'Springs a slate statute is Cit Attorney Terry Lee the! city's action is'based on a state statute No 191014) which states "In cities, of. the first class whose r f i r e and. police departments arc not under Cuil Service; a mayor may suspend a fire or police chief for incffi ciencj, or neglect of duty and lay '.his' charges before Ihe C i t y C o u n c i l a t i t s next meeting." The city officials are contending this state statute is the one under which they arc proceeding Carl Springs Banner of Siloam md James Dlckson..of Fayetteville, Himcs' attorney, contend that a Siloam Springs iffliM Inside Sunday's TIMES Letters To The Editor Symphony Guilded Dnve Opens Craft Guild Thriving University Honors Three Bizarre Diplomacy Editorial , 4A For Women 1D-3B. 6B Sports 1C-6C 4A IB ID ID 2D Entertainment 7C Classified . 4D-BD Legal Notices 8D city ordinance fN'o 638) \\ a \nolated i n = t h e dismissal.'"The obtained a \vrit of prohibitio rotn Judge Enfield \\bi caused the postponement, of scheduled public hearing Ihurs day night on the dismissal Diefcsori told t h e ' T I M E S h liad requested the writ of pro liihition to allow: him lime fo ' ' d i s c 0 v e r'y proceedings. Having just been brought int the . case, Dickson .said, h wanted fo lake depositions fron Mayor Knight and Acting Polic Chief Bill Pclz. He said the defense is askin Judge Enfield to "delennin 'hcthcT'lhey (U»e city officials are legally able to procee under the state: statute as o posed lo Ibe city ordinance." Dickson. said the. city .or' nance "calls for notice and bearing for the dismissal public omploycs." He said 11 ordinance calls for a boar proceeding and for cro examination of all witnessc He, said Himcs had,-prompt requested a public hearing an initially had been refused, He was finally granted a pu He hearing, Dickson said, the city decided . to ' procee under a separate state statul H is the position o f ' M r ; Him that (hey cannot proceed und that statute." Dickson also said, "In 11 (cONinsuF-n ON PAGE TWO) ion and Cuba against Introducing troops in Africa for another Angola-like action, but it, as never spelled;out specific: ally uhal the U S response would be'in that situation, "The future of Africa must be shaped by: Africans," Kissinger Said as he stepped from his silver and blue jet. "But I am h,ere. to assure you, unambi guously, that the United States will. ; support Africa's aspira- tions.and Icbncretely assist your endeavors. "I am not,here (p.Hne group of'.African nations or one group of African movements against another We beli£\ e that the problems ofjVfnca the aspirations of Africa can best be achieved through the unity of African nations and African ovemenls," Kissinger said. Kissinger arm ed in Nairobi out an hour late because his- Iks Earlier with British For- gn 'Secretan Anthony Cros- nd it a Roj al Air Force base Britain ran long Crosland reaffirmed the Brit- i go\ ernment's intention not take any action until there som" sign that the white liodesians are prepared to ac epl an early move tow .mis lajontv rule" m the colony hich declared independence om: Britain'in 1965. WILL BACK TALKS * Kissinger said bcfor« takeoff rbnY an air base northwest of o . n d o n . r t h e United ..States nould support new negotiations o_give Rhoriesia'b black major ;$ control of the country Kissinger said he agrees uith lie British position that Rho Asia's white majority must io\e quicklj toward black ma- ontv rule About 274 000,whites iule 57 nlhon bracks in Rhodesia A negotialed selllement \ould be» in the interests of olh blacks and whites m Rho Kissinger said, but th.° olution must bp "by African iclhods m Africa " "We believe lhat time is run- nig out but the opportunity r a negotiated settlement thit may still exist must he s°Jzed hnost imtnediatcly," he said Kissingers first visit to black (frica is described as a fact- inding mission in developing a \cv America n p obey tou ard he continent] POSITION SLATED 'I have come to Africa," Kis^ ungcr said, "to declare that he 'United ' States identifies ;· itself with the two great aims of he peoples of Africa -- human dignity ancl economic advance. "Without.:: the realization^ hcse great,dreams, which arp the dreams of all peoples we cannot speak of a just world order." Senior;U.S. officials say they are certain,the days arc rtum- d for ' Rhodesiah Prim's Minister Ian Smith's regime. 1 They say they are searching- for the proper mixture of, "political, "economic and psychological approaches" to bring about black nilc in less Ihan. two years'~~ ,and peacefully. Spv^t arms shipments to guerrillas In Mozambique and the-presence of some 17,000 Cubans in Angola, Mozambique, Congo, (Brazzaville), Somalia and Guinea, serve lo- increase* pressure on the. Ford Administration to persuade Rhodesia and South Africa to yield to black rule. : of IOCAI FORECAST-Partly cloudy and mild through ·Monday, · with· lows in'the mid 40s and highs near 70. Sunset. today 7:58: sunrise Monday 6:30. Weather map on page 2, At San Francisco Situation Worsens SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The famous cable car turntable at Powell and .Market Streets is deserted, and garbage gathers where thousands'of people normally, do. ., : A now stream runs through Golden Gate Park, fed by one of 90 broken pipes: leaking IVi million gallons of water n day. Tons of 'nnimal dung '· aro piled along zoo walkways, usually crowded with tourists. ' Al International Airport, portable outhouses are set up in parking Iota; many bathrooms ar« closed and th» restaurants nre washing dishes in cold water. Downtown workers hitchhike, high school students walk or bike miles fo classes and the elderly generally stay home. No one disputes that (he S',4- week-old strike by 1,800 city crafts workers has cramped the style of "(he city lhat knows how." Inconvenience and ex- penso have been the major im pact lo d a l e / b u t cily officials express concern lhat more serious -effects might occur i! the rlisjnite continues. "The water department cllti alien is of grave concern," said a cily official who declined lo be identified. "Some of. the men still working are working 16 :iours ,a day. Any reasonable person wonders how long jliis can go on. It's a risky situation. Suppose a pumping station needs lo,be shut down f o r . r e pairs?" ' . ; ;; Only H of more than 300 wa ter, workers are on the job. Kd Brodie, superintendent of construction and main'enance for the Water Department, Sfi'ci, "If there's a major cmer gency, all, w« can do, is shu] down the mains and ask (thai strikers), 'What're you going to do?'" - , · "The situation's critical,",: said Burton Dougherty, general ; . manager of the Electricity DC-,, parlment where only : 31 of 116,. workers were on Ihe job, "If we had a serious emergency,/ we have inadequale personnel -1 to cope,with it." ,- ,' -, · Since the strike began March/ 31, shutting down the city's i Sierra Nevada power plant at Iletch Hetchy Dam, San Fran-'-, Cisco also has lost about $850,(CONTINUED ON tyCE TWO) fc

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