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·r * ''·'' "% ' · - . ' " · · " ' · ' , . ' · · · : , · · · · . . · · · : · · · · : ' ' · " l . . . . . . . . - · · ' . ' · , . · · . ' ' . : · 'T.; Minefields, BarbedWireJoughLeghnnairesReadyToHaltUnarmedMoroccanDeseriMarch .., ,, By PAUL TREUTHARDT AMociaUdPrws Writer KILOMETER 12; Inside 'Spajnish^ Sahara- (AP) -- Minefields arid /barbed wire, backed; by armored 'vehicles ; and tough legionnaires, will be waiting to stop the planned rnajjch of 350,000 'unarmed Moroccans into the Spanish J Sahara,-rSpanish·officers said Tuesday. :"-The o f f i c e r s , told two ^Associated Press newsmen who crossed. the frontier v from Morocco that a "dissuasion · line" had been set "up,at, this point 12 kilometers -- or eight miles -- from the border. I n M a d r i d , M o r o c c a n Premier Ahmed Osman v said the "March of Conquest" would ' go "ahead as scheduled on Thursday. Qsman left for home after ending his talks with acting chief .of state Prince Juan Carlos de Borbon and other Spanish officials. Sources in Morocco said Osinan had tried unsuccessfully, to get Spain to give'the marchers free' 'passage. '· ' lOsman returned to Aga'dir, Morocco, and immediately met with King Hassan II. The king ;also received United Nations envoy- Andre Lewin,. who reportedly carried a request for Morocco to observe a six-month cooling off period. ' U . N . . S e c r e t a r y - G e n e r a l K u r t ' Waldheim would like to use that time to set up a temporary U.'N. administration for the Sahara:. M o r o c c o ' c l a i m s t h e phosphate-rich northern part of the territory' and Mauritania the southern and eastern parts. Spain, which colonized the area in 1884, prefers a referendum by the 80,000 inhabitants to determine the Sahara's future. . But under Moroccan pressure, Madrid began negotiations toward ceding the territory to the two claiming countries, but the 'negotiations broke 'down last week. Algeria, another neighbor, strongly opposes Morocco's claim. The Moroccan marchers are massed in' tent cities on their side of the border, waiting for orders from the 44-year-old king to start moving toward El Aaiun, the territorial capital about 60 miles away. , Spanish officers said they had . moved back from the frontier, where the opposing sides were just 1,600 yards apart, to ''avoid any misunderstandings." · A number of skirmishes have been reported in recent days between Moroccan .troups and tribesmen believed to belong to the Polisario Front, a Saharan liberation group supported by Algeria. There have been no reports of casualties in the skirmishes, which were said to have occurred in the nor- theastern part of the territory, away from the waiting mar- : -r-- « . /· " · · · ; , - ' · · ' t':' '!'"-· '; .· ·- ,' .-.. ·· chers and Spanish troops., G o v e r n m e n t sources in Madrid said Spain's more than" 15,000 troops in the Sahara we re on full alert. , The 10-foot wide strip of blacktop from the frontier to El Aaiun is cut here by two heaped roadblocks of rock 1 and earth about 100 yards apart; The'area in between and an 'area spreading out along the new frontier are mined, the Spanish troops said. . , Today's Weather : ty Th A»oclet«d Fr*i» Fair and mild'with lew around 60.. High In 70*. Fair and a littl* eool»r Thur»d«y with high in mid- *0i. '·' " ·'. - v ' , ' ·- Legislators Plan Hearings , (S** Back Pag*} VOL.38-N0.22 Politically Independent Newspaper AiMciated Prets-UPI - AP Photofi lotofax CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5,1975 Published dally except Sunday by Th« Timej k Alleganian Co.. Baltimore St., CumberUnd, Mi., 21S02. Second clssi poiltge paid «t Cumberland, Md. 20 PAGES-- FIFTEEN CENTS Cease-Fire In Beirut Mayor Schaefer, All Other Democrat Incumbents Win Easily In Baltimore ' B A L T I M O R E ( U P I ) -- Rolling up a 7-1 margin in early returns,. Mayor William D. Schaefer swamped his black w o m a n : opponent to win reelection to a second four-year term'iTuesday.v All' other incumbent city Democrats appeared headed to easy victories but only about a third .'of""..the .city's 385;747 re'gistered-'voters went to the polls^ iir ; ari. election almost devoid of controversy. S e n a-e.f e r s w a m p e d R e p u b l i c a n c h a l l e n g e r Claudette M. Chandler, a black a c t i v i s t w h o won. t h e nomination in an upset of the GOP hierarchy. With 135 precincts reporting of 502, Schaefer had 22,052 votes to 3;108 for Chandler. City Council President Walter S. Orlinsky.had only a slightly more difficult-time with the Rev. 'Marion C. Bascom, win- ning with a 5-1 margin. He had 17,032 votes to 5,572 for Bascom. City Comptroller Hyman A. Pressman was unopposed. Council races.drawing major interest were in the East Baltimore first and the North- west fifth where write-in candidates sought seats. Election officials, however, said they .will not have write-in votes counted until Thursday, leaving the outcome in doubt Although write-ins for "the first district had not been counted, incumbents Barbara A. Mikulski and Dominic "Mimi" DiPietro had insur- mountable margins. In the first, community ac- tivist E. Betty Deacon lost, to' John A. Schaefer, who was rehominated despite being removed earlier this year when he was convicted of conflict of interest charges. In the second d i s t r i c t newcomer Mary P. Clarke will ' join fellow. Democratic in- cumbents Clarence Du Burns and Nathan C. Irby. Democrats J. Joseph Curran, Frank X. Gallagher and Carroll Fitzgerald all retain their seats. In the f o u r t h district Democrats Victorine Q. Adams and Emerson R. Julian will be joined by Michael B. Mitchell, a young member of the politically' powerful family of Rep. Parren J. Mitchell and State Sen. Clarence M.Mitchell III. The fifth district was in doubt because ,Norman V.A. Reeves conducted a write-in campaign, but much attention was focused on Republican.Carl Adair, who had the backing of major black politicians to become the cityfs first GOP councilman since World War It. Sixth district Democrats Dominic Leone, Joseph P. Murphy and William J. Myers w e r e u n o p p o s e d . PjeedsMore Time To View Hearst Psychiatric Report SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal judge said Tuesday he needs more time to consider psychiatric reports on Patricia Hearst's competency to stand t r i a l , including one that describes her as "a prisoner of , war." ' · · ,- After listening to conflicting arguments from the defense and prosecution in Miss Hearst's mental competency hearing, U.S. District Court Judge. Oliver J. Carter called the issue, "a most complex question to: decide," and said his decision would come in a w r i t t e n m e m o r a n d u m by Friday. , ' . . Chief defense attorney F. Lee Bailey, making his first court appearance in the case, said Dr. Louis West, one of the court- appointed psychiatrists who e x a m i n e d Miss H e a r s t , described her as "literally a prisoner of war for 20 months.". He said West found Miss Hearst incapable of aiding in her own defense at the present time. . Bailey, who wants Miss He t arst to undergo psychiatric treatment before standing trial, told reporters a f t e r the hearing: "It's unfair to start a foot race when one of the par- ticipants is crippled to any degree.'.' U.S. Atty. James L. Browning Jr. argued, in court that psychiatric tests had'not found Miss Hearst. incompetent to stand trial on bank, robbery charges and that she should be tried without further delay. Browning told reporters: "I don't believe on the basis of the psychiatric^ report that " Miss Hearst is a cripple." . Miss Hearst/21, wearing a USSR Launches Two Cosmos Satellites MOSCOW (AJP) - The Soviet Union launched two Cosmos satellites into orbit Tuesday "to continue the space exploration program," Tass reported. Cosmos 778 and 779 are both operating normally, the news agency said. There were no l.O details on the purpose, of the v launches! On Inside Pages Anri Lander's.......... 4 Bridge.:..':.......:.... 4 Comics ...;.: v 13 Crossword....'.... 13 Cryptoqubte .......... is Deaths................ 6 Dr. VanDellen 9 Editorial Page 9 Markets .:.v..;....... 5 Racing : .V:;;^......v. 13 Sports;.:.;......... 11,'12 Tri-State News 6 Want Ads ........ 14, 15 Women's News ....... 4 PATRICIA HEARST brown pants suit, appeared more animated than she had in previous court appearances. The last time' she was in court was six weeks ago and she had last been outside of jail five weeks ago for tests at Stanford University. The newspaper heiress chatted with her attorneys before the hearing began, but showed no reaction to the presence of her parents in the .courtroom or to the judge's decision. · She exchanged whispers with her attorneys before being taken from the courtroom for her. trip back to the San Mateo County jail in Redwood City. Miss Hearst has been held at the jail since her Sept. 13 arrest ended a - cross-country flight through' : the radical un- derground. The newspaper heiress said in tape recordings that she joined the Symbionese · Liberation Army two months after the tiny band of terrorists kidnaped her Feb. 4, 1974. She is accused of helping them rob a bank in San Francisco in.April 1974. Judge Carter, who revoked Miss Hearst's bail pending determination of her mental state, said: "This is a question of first impressions and a most difficult and most complex question to decide -- this matter of competency to.proceed at this stage of the case." C a r t e r o r d e V e d t h e psychiatric examinations after Miss Hearst's first defense attorneys -- later replaced by . the Bailey : led defense team -- argued that she had been brainwashed and tortured by the SLA. Squeaky Loses Mo ve To Change Her Plea SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Lynette "Squeaky" From- me, saying only the Charles Manson clan could judge her, tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to change her plea from innocent to; no contest on a charge of attempting to kill President Ford. j , The .move was blocked by. U.S. Atty. Dwayne Keyes and U.S. District Court Judge T h o m a s , MacBride. Miss Ffpmme, who is acting as her own attorney, needed approval from both to change her plea. "These people cannot judge me. My family judges me," the .27-year-old red-haired disciple of convicted mass murderer Charles Manson told the court when she made her request. , A no-contest plea subjects a defendant to the same penalties as a guilty plea, although it is not an admission of guilt. But Keyes said a no-contest plea leaves more opportunity for appeal later. . "It's'not a guilty plea," he said. "I don't think it's an ap- propriate plea in this case. It's more -easily, challengeable later. She could say, 'At the time, I thought it was a dif- ferent plea.'" . Miss Fromme faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted. H e r c o u r t - a p p o i n t e d co-counsel, John Virga, said he also objected to a non-contes*. plea. He said he had no warnin£ of her move. \ Miss Fromme was arrested Sept. 5 outside the state Capitol, where. Ford was greeting well- wishers. Officers said she pointed a loaded ,45-caliber pistol at Ford from two feet away. Her attempt to change her plea came as MacBride was preparing'to question the first panel of 45 prospective jurors on the opening day of the trial. Virga later told reporters: "She has a plea of not guilty. .That plea will remain in effect until such time as the jury makes a determination. MacBride dismissed the entire panel of jurors, saying it would be difficult to disregard what they had heard. He summoned a new panel. -..The reasons for Miss Fromme's "move were unclear. Virga declined to discuss any conversations he may have had with her about it, and would not say why he opposed it. Virga said he intended to present as evidence the videotaped testimony of President Ford, taken at the White House last Saturday. LT. GEN. DANIEL GRAHAM Head Of DIA Announces Retirement WASHINGTON (AP) · -- Lt. Gen. Daniel O. Graham said Tuesday he is retiring as head of the Defense Intelligence Agency:,-: because "I'm;-a '/Sqhlesirigerman." . '."' ~: : Granam said, he reached his decision Sunday night after hearing A : news reports: that .James R. Schlesinger had been ousted as secretary of defense. President Ford announced Schlesinger's removal Monday night. ; . "Nobody asked me to retire," Graham said: in an interview. "I'm not the victim of any housecleaning." . ;He said the DIA has not come in for any major criticism in the course of House and "Senate probes of misdeeds by the Central Intelligence Agency and other government in- telligence organizations. "It's rather dullsville over, here," he said. "I don't have any covert operations or espionage." T h e 5 0 - y e a r - o l d A r m y general, a long-time in- telligence specialist, said, "I just have great loyalty to Dr. Schlesinger and also to (CIA Director) Bill Colby."' William Colby also was removed from office. Graham said Schlesinger "took me out to the CIA" when Schlesinger /headed the in- telligence agency in 1973 and later "he brought me into this job," as defense intelligence director. Meanwhile, it was learned that assistant \ Secretary of Defense Robert Ellsworth is r e s i g n i n g . Sources said Ellsworth, who heads the Pentagon ' office dealing with .international affairs, including arms sales, had decided to leave some weeks ago. A number of other officials c l o s e l y i d e n t i f i e d w i t h Schlesinger are expected to quit soon after he vacates the office. Graham said, "I was dumb- founded" when he heard Schlesinger was being fired. "I knew he had some tough fights' over the military budget and he is very straightforward in the way he expresses himself/' the general said. "But I had no idea he was in danger." G r a h a m - a v o i d e d a n y criticism of President Ford or Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger for Schlesinger's ouster. : There have been reports that Kissinger became enraged and b l a m e d G r a h a m a n d Schlesinger for kaking a study by:a DIA analyst. It concluded tha.t "for the Soviets, detente is intended to facilitate their at- tainment of ultimate, over-all dominance over the West." Kissinger was said to feel the. leak was intended to undermine his policy of detente. Asked if this leak got him.into difficulty With Kissinger, G r a h a m replied, "Not directly." . YNobody jumped me on that at all," he said, acknowledging he made a mistake in allowing the study's distribution. Asked how he felt about the substance of the study, Graham said, "I do agree with the thrust of it.'. 1 Mississippi Governor Race Close JACKSON, Miss. (UPI) -- Gil Carmichael, the strongest Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi in nearly 100 years, took a narrow lead over Democrat Cliff Finch Tuesday night. Voters elected t h e state's first w o m a n lieutenant governor. . Carmichael, a .white-haired auto-dealer, promoted himself as the first of a hew breed of post-Watergate politicians in Mississippi. Finch, a wealthy attorney, called himself "the working man's candidate" and 'spent one day a week at blue- collar jobs. f With 18 per cent of the vote in, Carmichael- had 79,729 votes --50.7 per cent -- to' 72,973 or 46.4 per cent for Finch. Black independent Henry Jay Kirksey had the remaining 2.9 per cent. Vote-counting was the hotly-contested race because many counties used paper ballots. Evelyn, Gandy, a veteran politician, rose from insurance commissioner to. the highest office ever held by a'woman in the-state when -she- defeated Laurel'.Mayor' Bill Patrick for lieutenant governor. With 17per cent of the precincts reported, Miss Gandy had almost 70 per cent of the vote. Cleveland Re-Elects icari Mayor C L E V E L A N D (UPI) -- Republican Mayor Ralph J. Perk easily won a third term Tuesday over school board president'Arnold Pinkney, a black Democrat. Balloting generally was along racial lines. 1 V o t e r s o n t h e c i t y ' s predominantly white West Side turned out heavily to vote for Perk. Pinkney, who made a strong showing in the Sep- tember primary, received most of the black vote as expected, but the turnout was not heavy enough to make the election close. Miami Beach Keeps Mayor Harold Rosen MIAMI BEACH . (UPI) -- Mayor Harold Rosen won reelection Tuesday, defeating two women opponents by better than3-to-l. With all but two of the city's 41 precincts reported, Rosen had 15,808 votes to Edith Broida's 3,406 and Nina Her- bert's 1,462. Gary Re-Elects Black Democrat G A R Y ; Ind. ( U P I ) -- .Democrat Richard G. Hatcher, 'who eight years ago overcame opposition in his own party to become one of the nation's first big city black mayors, wpn a third term Tuesday! Hatcher, 42, turned^ back the challenge of his former police chief, James F. Hilton, ,a Democrat who switched parr , ties. Gary has a population of about 175,000, more than half black. Marquette Defeats 51st State Idea MARQUETTE, Mich. (UPI) -- Voters in Marquette decided Tuesday not to'.secede from Michigan as part of an effort to form a 51st state called Superior. The vote -was '1,842 against secession, 770 inlavor. Voters in Iron Mountain also were balloting whether to secede. The referenda followed months of debate in the Upper Peninsula and in Lansing on whether the U-P should secede and form Superior. Democrat Incumbent Government Is Kentucky Governor Employes Recalled \ By The Associated Press Democrat Julian M. Carroll captured a fuil four-year term Tuesday night in the Kentucky governor's chair he inherited earlier this year, sweeping past wealthy Republican Robert Gable in one of the two major contests r on a day of scattered off-year balloting. C a r r o l l , a 4 4 - y e a r - o l d Paducah attorney who became governor when Wendell Ford went to the Senate in January, held down the 41-year-old Gable's majority in the suburbs surrounding Louisville where the GOP candidate had hoped for a backlash against court- ordered school busing. And the state became the second in the .nation with a female lieutenant governor, joining New York as Democrat' Thelma Stovail defeated her male GOP. rival, Shirley Palmer-Ball. - · In the. most publicized mayor's race, Boston Mayor s Kevin H. White's.headquarters reported he took a lead in early returns over his opponent, state Sen. Joseph Tirniltyi ','·- The^6-year-bld Whites and!his 37-year : old Jrival took.similar stands on the city's buying cohtroversy^ppposing the court order buT^'urging compliance with ; it-he law. But observers generally felt Timilty would be the benficiary of any antibusing votes. , · In Indianapolis, former Rep. William. Hudniit,' a Republican, d e ' f e a t e d D e m o c r a t i c businessman Robert Welch for the post held by retiring GOP Mayor Richard G. Lugar.. GOV. JULIAN M. CARROLL Kentucky Democrat I n P h i l a d e l p h i a , c o n - troversial Mayor Frank' Rizzo swept to an easy re-election win over two' opponents, while in Baltimore and Miami, Mayors William fionald Schaefer and Maurice Ferre easily won new terms. · · .. · . ' · ' · ' . · · ·· In Houston; Mayor Fred Hofheinz held·;the .early lead over, four opponents. . ' Democrat Mayor Wins In Hartford HARTFORD, Conn. (UPI) -- George. Athanson,' two-term D e m o c r a t i c - · mayor, won reelection in the state's capital city Tuesday night. ' Athanson, enjoying. a ; five- to-one Democratic registration margin, defeated; Republican Shirley Scott, a black woman. Isabel Peron Under Pressure To Resign Remains In Hospital BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Police detained a former social welfare minister in a corruption investigation T u e s d a y a s b e d r i d d e n President Isabel Peron ap- peared - t to be' losing support against those who seek to . replace' her with a more dynamic leader. The embattled president remained hospitalized with a gall bladder condition for the second day, and the country's main opposition leader urged her to resign. Meanwhile, two powerful bombs exploded before dawn and seriously, damaged a Communist party office where art works by leftist artists were on display. There were no in- juries. The leading figure in the huge Peronist labor movement, Lorenzo Miguel, has reportedly agreed not to insist that Mrs. Peron remain in office, and one commentator said that Miguel urged her to quit. ' . Former Socia'1 Welfare Minister Rodolfo Roballo was detained on orders from a federal judge problem for corruption in the vast ministry; , Roballo was minister .from July 21 to Aug. 11 after Jose Lopez Rega, Mrs. Peron's.imost trusted aide, was forced from the post. Lopez Rega is now in Spain. ^ "" .. ';· The 44-year-old president was hospitalized, Monday with an acute gall bladder problem and nervous strain. She was reported in no danger. ... A number of major detractors contend that the president,' a p a r t -from her · h e a l t h problems, is not equipped to run the country. Ricardo Balbin, head of the major"'opposition party and one who has long backed Mrs. Peron as a means to assure constitutional order, told a television audience: "If the president does not understand the problem, does not un- derstand the country, then she cannot continue governing." Mrs. Peron still has the backing of a conservative sector of the movement founded by her late husband, Juan D. Peron. Sheila Ryan Buttram WWII Pinup Beauty Dies HOLLYWOOD ( U P I ) -- Sheila Ryan Buttram, actress wife of comic Pat Buttram, died Tuesday of- a mysterious lung ailment. She was 54. Physicians were unable to diagnose the specific disease that claimed her life at Motion Picture Hospital. She had been ill for several years. ^ Mrs. Buttram, who was born K a t h e r i n e E l i z a b e t h McLaughlin, in Topeka, Kan., came to Los Angeles and was "discovered"-' by agent Sue C a r o l w h i l e a t t e n d i n g Hollywood High School. She became a "pin-up" beauty of the.World War II period and then developed as a comedienne and made several films with the team of Laurel and Hardy. She appeared in more than 60 movies. Among her credits were "Something For the Boys,""A-Hauntutg We Will Go,""Getting Gertie's Garter " and "The Gang's All Here." In 1950 she made a picture' called "Mule Train" with the singing cowboy actor Gene Autry and he introduced her to his comic sidekick Buttram and they were married, that same 1 year. They had a daughter Kerry, now 19. · Funeral services will be held at Pierce Bros., Hollywood, Thursday at 10 a.m. Opposing Militia Fighters Pull Out Of Hotel District ' 1 ' ~" BEIRUT, Lebanon Army troops under polfcjt ·· command : moved into down- town Beirut Tuesday to enforce a shaky cease-fire in Lebanon's · civil war. In the hotel district^ sniper fire died away and rn'ost · M o s l e m a n d C h r militiamen withdrew from gurj positions. ; ·.;*,,,;: Premier Rashid Karami, fp£- the second day in a row, called on all government employes^ to" - return to work after three' weeks of idleness forced by th'e; bloody street battles. ' ,-:\ "What I fear most is tha^ some,of you have become us£d to a life of laziness," Karami said in a' radio address. ''-In · order to prove the contrary, it iV imperative that you come'to" work early Wednesday;" ' ' . ' ; Karami /also called on mer-'. chants and "bankers to reopen for business; The Beirut mei:-- c h a n t s ' · a s s o c i financial. ...circles expressed doubt many ·establishments: would dare resume work' before the end of the week. " ' ; The downtown area was nearly deserted, though many of the unmanned, barriers were . still in place. , ..' Interior Minister 'Camille" Chamoun sent in the estimated ; 300 army.: troops"' to bolster condifence that the 12th cease- fire would hold. The troops were oh , L r n i x e d . p a t r o l paramilitary security forjee'sH." The army troops were placed under police command as an apparent compromise between Ghamoun, who has long'.urged. army intervention to halt the bloodshed, · and Karami, who has refused to call in troops because of Moslem fears that ' they were pro-Christian. ; The premier called i n ' h'i* "coordination 'committee" of security forces, politicians and Palestinian guerrilla leaders to arrange more guarantees for the cease-fire. . .' ' Radio announcer Sharif Akhawi promised, that the "ar- med gangs who have ruled Beirut streets would soon '(lie gone. · ·'*'·· .'.·'·;'" The city's X8 million residents began to work to undo the war damage estimated" at $4.5 billion in-, the last seven months. The 'total equals Lebanon's' entire anticipated gross national product for 1975. : . University student volunteers wearing gauze masks toured some areas in trucks to pick-up rotting garbage strewn ,abbut the streets for weeks. Others spread lye to lessen the stench'.' , The education ministry an- nounced plans to broadcast school lessons over the coijnV try's two television stations^' Hospitals and . drug stores; were reported short of medtea!" supplies. U.S. Embassy %ofr' ficials said a, $500,000 shipment of medical material was opuiti way to be distributed by the- American University hospital.'' Lebanese' Christians, .whV constitute .40 per cent of-jlh«; population but have th'e majority of the .wealth and political power, are fighting to maintain their position while the Lebanese Moslems think their 60 per cent share of the population entitles them 'to ·more power and wealth. They are also split over the issue of. the 12,000 armed Palestinian .guerrillas in refugee camps/in' Lebanon. -The Christians ttiinfc- they should be subject to more control while the Lebanese Moslems tend to support the Palestinians. . '.- . J · · '· · · * Today's Chuckle , it's called "cold ca«hV when you can't hold on to it long enough to get It warm. c)l«75,Lo«An|tl«T!«M» ,·

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