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U.S. Weather Forecast SUNNY AND PLEASANT i Temperature Range: 60-80 Complete Weather, Tides On Page 4 Start Every Day Right Final Edition ESTABLISHED 1764, VOL. CXXXVI No. 250 HARTFORD, CONN. FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 7, 1973 -44 PAGES 15c PER COPY 78c WEEKLY B1 CARRIER I DAILY EDITION Torna do ectiom President Asks Court To Nullify Order For Tapes WASHINGTON (AP) Pres-jmittees, which would be less NEWS in KMIEIF Nixon Vetoes Wage Hike Bill WASHINGTON (AP) President Nixon vetoed a bill Thurs Of Manchester ernon "kely to attract live coverage. Cabot River Comes to City Heavy rains Thursday morning turned Cabot Street and as a motorist tries to ford the street. The wind-driven rain stalled many cars during the storm (Courant Photo by Ar-man other area roads into rivers as overburdened storm drains backed up. Othniel Stephenson of 1158 Albany Ave. watches day to raise the federal min imum wage to $2 an hour and called on Congress to pass a new, and less extensive, min imum wage bill this year. In a veto message, Nixon said the measure approved by Congress "would unfortunately do far more harm than good. It would cause unemployment. It is inflationary and it hurts those who can least afford it." The House scheduled a vote, Sept. 19 on a motion to override the veto. Amtrak Loan Voted WASHINGTON (AP) The House voted 357-37 Thursday to hike Amtrak's loan guarantee level to $250 million and set a $107.3 million ceiling on federal funds for government-backed passenger train service during this fiscal year. The financial aid legislation also authorizes auto-ferry serv ice and grants a restricted pow er of eminent domain. It restructures Amtrak's board of directors to give consumers more representation, and al lows passenger trains prefer ence over freight trains except in emergencies. Pleads Innocent LOS ANGELES (AP) For mer White House aide Egil Krogh Jr. pleaded innocent to the burglary of the office of Daniel Elsbere's Dsvchiatnst Thursday. He said he believes the activities of the undercover White House "plumbers squad" were a mistake and that he regrets them. Krogh was one of four former White House aides named in four-count indictment, which was made public at the arraignment. Also named were Krogh's former boss, John D. Ehrlichman, David Young and convicted Watergate con spirator G. Gordon Liddy. Rationing Mapped Out WASHINGTON (UPI) -presidential energy adviser John A. Love said Thursday he, is preparing a plan for rationing heating oil this winter if the "very tight" supply situation demands it. Love told reporters that some form of rationing would be the only alternative if weather and other combined to create severe factors crisis Lunch Aid Hike Voted WASHINGTON (UPI) -The House Education and Labor Committee Thursday voted to increase the federal share of school lunch costs and warned that without the added aid the increase in food prices would either sharply reduce or elimi nate the program in many schools. The measure, approved unanimously, would boost the present federal share of 8 cents a meal to 10 cents. The present federal share of 40 cents a meal for free lunches for low income children would go to 45 cents and the 30 cents a meal for reduced price lunches would go to 35 cents. 1 City Assessor Scraps Results of Revaluation Slayings Charged To Boyle PITTSBURGH (UPI) -Act ing after a forme aide turned state's evidence, federal and state authorities Thursday charged W. A. "Tony" Boyle, 71, former president of United By DAVID S. BARRETT evaluation invalid and unen-Revaluation in Hartford this forceable. Standish, in an interview, payment of $37,810. he began to have reservations about tne capability of Apprais- year is officially dead. Acting City Assessor Alexan- der Standish said Thursday he cently completed by Appraisal Surveys Inc. of New Jersey. The controversial revaluation ordering th murder of 'unionthe results of a revaluation re ii iust few months aftericity's interest making these the firm started the two-year project. He said he frequently told for None But Damage Extensive By WILLIAM A. JOHNSON A tornado ripped through a 2.5-mile section of Manchester and Vernon Thursday morning, damaging buildings and downing trees and power lines. No injuries were reported and officials said Thursday night it was too early to estimate tffe dollar damage. A National Weather Service official affirmed that the storm, was a tornado. OTHER PHOTOS ON PAGE 19- He said it was disguised in a large mass of precipitation-which poured heavy rains on most of the state Thursday. He, said the service's radar was un-, able to detect the whirlwind. Thunderstoms precede a cold front moving' into the which broke a two-week heat wave. Began at 11 a.m. The tornado first set down in north Manchester about ll where it cut through the Burr Corners Shopping Center, smashing windows, hurling gro eery carts in the air and overturning a tractor-trailer truck. More than $5,000 in damage was done, to the Caldor Auto Service Center, store officials' said. A small fruit stand near the shopping center collapsed in the wind, scattering fruit and vegetables over a large area. t- The storm extensively damaged homes in the Tudor Lane area of Manchester, about two miles from the shopping center. Roofs were sheared off a sin gle-family house in Vernon and at least seven buildings in Manchester's Oakland Manor Apart-; ments. At least three apartment buildings in the complex were closed by authorities pending investigation into the extent of structural damage. The tornado reduced the Shawmutt Equipment Co. on Tolland Turnpike in Manchester to a pile of cinderblocks. Three tobacco sheds leased by the Hass Tobacco Co. on Tolland Turnpike were destroyed, along with a large quantity of tobacco being cured. Hartford Electric Light Co. officials said about 3,900 customers were without power in the Manchester- East Hartford area. Connecticut Light St Power Co. spokesmen said about 1,500 customers lost power in sections of south Vernon. A company official said at least 25 utility poles were down in the Talcott1 ville section alone. Some areas wer still without power Thursday night. Some schools in both communities kept children beyond the normal closing time until bus routes were cleared of trees and power lines. I Fallen trees and power lines, flooding and minor accidents were reported in many Greater Hartford and northeastern Con-See TORNADO, Page 2, Col. terprises in the country. After the robbery, Howard encouraged the businessmen In the plaza to offer a $500 reward for information leading to the apprehension of suspects in the case. Both the FBI and Howard say it is definite that some per? son or persons will receive the reward. Their identities will be kept secret. felt it was about time the good people got some credit in a black neighborhood," said Howard. "In the past the ci uj tion on the communfiy large." When vou think FordJ Calia Ford, 722 Wethfl Htfd. Advt. ldent Nixon's lawyers asked a federal appeals court Thursday to nullify U.S. District Court Judge John J. Sirica's demand to hear tape recordings sought by the Watergate grand jury. The White. House lawyers asked for an unusual hearing before the entire nine-member U.S. Circuit Court, saying the matter involves "the paramount question" of whether a president can be forced to give evidence in a criminal proceeding. The Appeals Court immediately granted the request. It set next Monday noon as a deadline for Judge Sirica and Special Watergate Prosecutor Archibald Cox to reply to the White House motion and scheduled arguments for next Tuesday at 1 p.m. Separate Suit Meanwhile Judge Sirica granted the White House until Sept. 24 to reply to a separate lawsuit in which the Senate Watergate committee seeks tapes and papers related to the Watergate wiretapping. Sirica said he "is determined not to be rushed Into a half-baked job" in deciding the committee's case. In other Watergate developments Thursday: An Associated Press poll showed the Senate committee undecided about a plan that would discourage live television coverage of upcoming hearings into campaign finances and political dirty tricks. But sentk ment appears narrowly in favor of continued television coverage, the poll showed. The plan would split the seven-man panel into subcom- Land in KUWAIT (UPI) Palestinian: puerrillas prided thnir takeover! of the Saudi Arabian embassy in Paris Thursday, then flew a circuitous route across the Middle East with hostages and landed early today in this Persian Gulf sheikhdom. Kuwaiti officials ordered the plane and its occupants to remain on the runway "until The Syrian Arab Airlines jet arrived after a flight that took it from Paris to Cairo for refueling, and then to Damascus, Syria, where it made a landing approach but then veered off and headed for Kuwait. In a radio conversation with the guerrillas, Sen. Naji Jamil, commander of the Syrian air force, guaranteed their safety if they would land and surrender, but they refused They will be in Kuwait until the morning and they will not take off until the morning said Security Asst. Superinten dent 0 a Batcl at Kuwait airport. "Nobody is being permitted to reach the aircraft." Batel said Kuwaiti authorities had allowed the plane to park in a remote part of the airfield. He promised police and troops would not intervene, "The commander contacted the control tower and the aircraft will remain there locked with everybody on it until the morning," Batel said. "The only contact is between Italy Destroys Cholera Source NAPLES, Italy (AP) Five hundred navy frogmen and coast guard officers destroyed 1 300 tons of mussels in the Bay of Naples Thursday in an an-ticholera move which left hundreds jobless. The anticholera teams broke the heavy clusters of mussels off their buoys and sank them. Frbgmen dived to cut off cable ends fastened to stones on the sea bottom. The mussels hung! like big bunches from tne cables stretched between a float end sunken rocks. Then the teams moved out to rake up other-mussel beds on the coast near Naples. Arab The AP poll showed one sena tor firmly in favor of the plan, and two others undecided but leaning in favor. Three senators oppose the plan and one is undecided but leaning against. Thus it appears the plan could be killed by a 4-3 vote when it comes up for consideration next Tuesday. It was disclosed that the Senate committee has asked more than 100 major corpo rations whether they made illegal contributions of company money to any presidential candidates last year. Letters were mailed last week, but without any public announcement, a committee official confirmed. Face Subpoenas The corporations were given 10 days to respond or face possible subpoenas for testimony and records. White House spokesmen would neither confirm nor oeny a report by the Washington Post that President Nixon ordered the Secret Service to wiretap his brother Donald. Deputy press secretary Gerald L. Warren said, "I am certain after checking that any monitoring of the President's immediate family by the Secret Service would have related to the protective function performed by the Secret Service." Nixon's lawyers told the Ap peals Court that Judge Sirica's decision "is clearly erroneous: and beyond the power of the judicial branch in that it purports to subject the President ot tne united States to com' pulsory process for acts per formed in his official capacity." Kuwait the commander of the plane and the control tower." He did not explain why the aircraft would remain until morning. The white, French made Caravelle jet, furnished by Syrian President. Hassed Assad, carried 17 persons, including the four members of the crew, Syrian officials said. Inmates Release Hostages JOLIET, ILL. (UPI) -270 prisoners at Illinois' About State- ville Penitentiary seized cellblock, took 11 guards hostage and held 10 of them for nine hours Thursday until State Police threatened to enter the cellblock with gas The office of Gov. Daniel Walker in Springfield an nouncea tne guards were treed unharmed after State Police issued their ultimatum. Walker's office said the cellblock was secured and the prisoners were returned, and announced that a state official meeting with the inmates on a lengthy list of demands, including the appointment of a black warden. The convicts in Cell Block which is occupied by "chronic troublemakers," seized 11 guards as they were returning from the noon meal. One guard escaped about 45 minutes after he was taken hostage. The others were released after state police, equipped with riot gear, entered the prison and officials issued the ultimatum. Gov. Walker and Allyn R. Sielaff, director the Depart ment of Corrections, had insisted there would be no negotiations with the prisoners while the hostages were held. "All 10 (hostages) were released and are now safe," Walker's office said. "Sielaff Is now meeting with the inmates and listening to their corn- plaints." Today's I'luiek! Said the little boy to his mother: "Don't yell at me I'm not your husband." Gunmen of Hartford's 19,000 real proper-m" Jglhis job last month and who is ties would nave led t9 a lifK ia E6. made lhe despite little progress reformer Joseph Yablonski in 1969. A. "Jock" The aide, William J. Turn-blazer, 52, a mine union president from Kentucky, pleaded guilty in federal court nere Thursday to charges that he, Boyle and others participated in the murder conspiracy. Turnblazer will testify at Boyle's trial later that the former UMW president 1 0 1 him that "Yablonski ought to be killed or done away lurngiazer was placed "protective custody" by U. S. marshals. The state murder complaint and federal conspiracy indict ment against Boyle brought tc nine the number ot persons who have been accused, con giving uic mm mommy progress payments. Justice Douglas Is Hospitalized SEATTLE (AP) U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas was hospitalized Thursday with what a spokesman described as stomach flu. Douglas, 74, who has a history of heart trouble, was rushed to the hospital by ambulance from Seattle-Ta-coma International Airport where he had just arrived from Hong Kong following a three-week visit to the People's Republic of China. "Doctors say he has gastroenteritistranslated, that means stomach flu," said Sam Pope, spokesman, for the University of Washington Hospital. victed or who have confessed in I -done in 1961 has becoms the murders of Yablonski, i 'outdated, Standish explained, it wife and daughter. Four were; is important that a new reval'ua- 1 it cwivicica aim mree tuners con fessed all on murder charges to the New Year's Eve 1969 slaying at Yablonski's home at 01 1 mi warhsvuie, ra. me xaDionsKisire new start won't have to be a paid the firm $296,190. He withheld only the fi- Goldfarb. in his 22-nnsm nnin- jon on tne contr0versy, said IS Standish said he isn't sure whv Gwartnev. who resiened by Appraisal Surveys, Gwartney, before leaving, recommended that the revaluation figures be used this year. Standish, however, said he couldn't honestly sign any Grand List based on Appraisal Surveys' figures. There would be too many errors, he said. Standish, however, took issue with Goldfarb's charge that Gwartney was as much at fault for the errors in the revaluation as was the firm. Meanwhile, Mayor Athanson said Thursday the City Council will meet Wednesday to review the report. Several councilmen are expected to ask Goldfarb why Ap praisal Surveys shouldn't be sued for the $300,000 it was paid if it violated its contract and completed an invalid revalua tion. Goldfarb said in his opinion that the final payment of $37,810 should be withheld as a penalty but that' no suit should be brought. three suspects were arrested. On the day of the holdup, 10 to 12 persons voluntarily offered information to the police and FBI, said the federal agent. Most of the persons told about suspicious cars they had seen in the area. "I overheard people saying, 'They shouldn't have robbed our It was as if the community was offended by the fact that someone would rob a bank there," said the agent. He said that as an investigator in a number of states he had never seen sucn cooperation from a neighborhood. "This 1 a a up here is community-oriented," said Bradford J. Howard, its owner and manager. Th which contains 13 stores and two banks, is one of three all-black operated en- Agreement Limits Pickets at Emhart minion increase in tne city's $l- inn franrt 1 ot Standish now will jjae 1973 Grand List on the' basis of the figures used last year. This the assessments on near ly all properties in Hartford won't change. To Seek Funds Standish plans to recommend to City Manager Curtin that extra money be appropriated to his department to llow a full review and revision of Apprais- ai surveys work. Because the last revaluation tion he comD etea as soon as possible. Much of Appraisal Surveys' work is salvaepablP. so an Pn. 0 made, he said. Instead, he explained, he will request funds to hire more staff and outside experts to finish the project. Standish made his comments one day after Hartford Corpora tion Counsel Alexander A. Goldfarb, and his deputy, Richard Cosgrove, called the $334,000 Inside Story Connecticut News Briefs. Page 25. U.S. News Roundup. Page 5. Foreign News Roundup. Page 44. Senate votes to bar TV football blackouts. Page 21. Astronauts capture solar blast aftermath on film. Page 2. Page Page Amuse. 12-14 Financial 15-17 Ann Landers 17 Later Years 26 Bridge 11 Legals 17, 28 Classified 28-43 Newington 10 City News 27 Obituaries Comics 26 Society 8 Crossword 6 Spoiis 21-25 Dining With Star Gazer 26 Jacqueline 6 Television 17 Editorials 18 Towns 10, 19 Family Dr. 26 W. Hartford 10 Fern. Topics 11 Women's Pg. 9 4: Holdup Stirs Hosidonts FBI Lauds North End were shot to death. ilutely desist and refrain from or engaging in mass picketing at tne plant at the The Berlin plant employes 2,300 people, 1,600 of them union members. The agreement provided that a court injunction coum oe is sued without a hearing if the stipulation is broken. The agreement came about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, after ses sions between attorneys for Emhart and the unions. Union spokesmen said about See AGREEMENT, Pg. 2, Col. 3 Winning Lottery Numbers On Page 7 w-? By THOMAS D. WILLIAMS 1 The FBI, known for its closed-mouth posture toward, criminal investigations, is v- ishing praise on the North End community spirit that led to the capture of three bank robbery suspects. An FBI agent, who did not want to be identified, said he was amazed by the community's cooperation with his investi gation. "Six people came into the bank within the first 20 min utes after the robbery and voluntarily supplied minute details By KENNETH HOOKER Attorneys for unions striking Emhart Berlin plant since May agreed In court Thursday to stop massive pick eting at the plant gates. By a stipulation reached be fore Superior Court Judge James F. Stapleton, representa tives of the International Asso ciation of 'Machinists and Aeros pace Workers, Lodges 1137 and 1249, agreed to limit picketing at any entrance to the plant to 25 men. The union also agreed to refrain from threats to or co ercion of persons entering or leaving the plant. The stipulation provided for a formula allowing not more than one picket per three feet of width of the plant's various en trances. The agreement also provided the union will "wholly and abso- Bill Barry Volkswagen, New Used Cars, Service, 470 New Park W. 236-0866. Advt. 01 wnat tney nad seen, ne saia. The Unity Plaza Branch of So-ciey For Savings at 255 Barbour St. was robbed about 9:35 a.m. July 26. Bandits escaped with more than $6,000 in cash. After, a three-week probe by Hartford detectives and FBI agents, 4 1 rftfchrthiiijtffcj

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