Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 27, 1975 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 3

Charleston, West Virginia
Issue Date:
Sunday, July 27, 1975
Page 3
Start Free Trial

Page 3 article text (OCR)

Vandals Eight tombstones were pushed over and the grave in the foreground was dug into last week at the Hoover family cemetery at Locust Stump in Braxton County. Relatives said they had no idea why the cemetery was vandalized. ( S t a f f Photo by Lawrence Pierce) Many in West Wary Of Helsinki Summit By William L. Ryan The Aiiociated Press Widespread skeptical comment on this week's Helsinki supersummit suggests that a large body of Western opinion views it with grave misgivings as an exercise tending to give Moscow important political gains in return for vague promises. A wordy declaration will be placed for ceremonial signing before 35 leaders of big and little nations including the American, Russian and Canadian chiefs. This won't be a treaty and will lack.the binding force of one, but that's unimportant to the Communists. "Treaties are like piecrusts, made to be broken," counseled Lenin, who bequeathed to his successors the contempt for international pacts that surfaced time after time, notably in multiple vioations of the 1945 Yalta agreements. * * * IMPORTANT to the Russians is what is implicit in acceptance of the final document as a guide. The 35 participants "reaffirm" the inviolability of borders as now existing and thus accept for good the division of Germany and the Communist regimes installed under Soviet guns in East Europe after World War II. Reluctantly, the Russians agreed that borders might be changed "by peaceful means," but that's hardly likely with the Soviet giant looking on, especially if political developments in the West continue to erode the foundations of the Atlantic Alliance. The Russians also agree to give advance notice of all maneuvers involving more than 25,000 troops within 150 miles of frontiers. But that's far from earth-shaking. The can maneuver to their hearts' content otherwise, and do whatever they please militarily. In turn the Kremlin was asked to accept freer exchange of ideas and information through the Iron Curtain which Moscow claims is only a Western invention. But Communists are experts at semantics, and that chances of lowering the bars are extremely dim. In fact, as international detente progressed on high official levels, the Kremlin grew tougher with regard to shielding its orbit from the possible contamination of "bourgeois ideology." * * * THE SOVIET fear of the West in this respect is an old story. Karl Marx professed to advocate freedom of information, but G. Washington, Robin Hood Arrested in Ohio CLEVELAND. Ohio - (AP) - George Washington was charged this week with receiving stolen property, and Robin Hood is awaiting trial for breaking and entering. Municipal Court Judge Ann McManamon released George B. Washington. 29. on personal bond Wednesday after he was charged with receiving a Stolen 1975 Mark IV Lincoln Continental. On Thursday. Judge McManamon ordered Robin D. Hood, 21. bound over to the Common Pleas Court on a charge of . breaking and enuring. today's Marxist-Leninists are quite the reverse. For many years the Kremlin has insisted that the West sought freer exchanges only with the aim of subverting Communist rule. At the 1971 Soviet Communist Congress, the 24th, General Secretary Leonid I. Brezhnev specifically demanded relentless ideological war against "bourgeois" ideas. This was a step in the sealing -- off process that immediately preceded a 1971 four-power agreement on the status of West Berlin. That in turn melted Western opposition to convening a conference to prepare for a European security agreement. Campaigning again for European security, a 20-year goal of Soviet policy, Brezh- nev late in 1972 assured the West he was all for freer exchange of information and people, but "only if such cooperation is conducted with respect for the laws and customs of each country." Soviet laws and customs don't leave much room for a free flow of ideas. The Soviet press, meantime, has been ridiculing the idea that freedom to travel has anything to do with civil" liberties. The crackdown on internal dissent in the USSR has been pronounced in the 30 months that hundreds of diplomats spent in Geneva haggling over terms for a su- persummit. Soviet propagandists now are busily alerting Communist leaders in the orbit against Western "peaceful infiltration" plans. Again and again the Politburo leaders warn there must be "no weakening of the struggle against bourgeois ideaolgy." Thus, the ideological chasm, rather than narrowing, seems a widen and may do so even more by the 25th Soviet Congress in February, which may also be Brezhnev's swan song. * * * THE MAIN worry in Western Europe about the supersummit seems to have been about the matter of quid pro quo -what Soviet quo for the Western quid? The critics deplore the haste with which they say the summit has been convoked. The Russians had been in a hurry, because the conference would crown that 20-year Soviet drive in time for the 25th Congress. A few months more, say the critics, might have made a difference in how much the Russians might have been willing to concede in return for an apparent victory for a long-term policy goal. Sunday Gazette-Mail Enured as second doss mailer at the Post Office ot Charlssion. W. Va., under the oct of Morch 3, 1897. Independent newspaper published each Sunday morning by !he Doily Gazette Company and Doily Mail Publishing Co., a subsidiary of Clay Communications, Inc.. in Charleston, W. V a . 25330. Sunday Goiette-Moil is a member cf The Associated Press. The Associated Press is entitled to the use of all local news for reproduction. Telephones: Classified Advertising 348-4848 Circi'loh'on Deportment 348-5151 All Qfer Deportments 348-5140 Wl tUCtVF. thl tlCHT IO IIMJT QUANimti OPEN DAILY lOtol SUNDAY 1T07 PRICES IN EFFECT SUN. IMON., JULY 27 28 WHILE QUANTITIES LAST G.E. POCKET PORTABLE RADIO % Miniature Value Leader · Battery-saver circuit · 2 Vj" dynamic speaker · Battery, earphone, carry thong Q Black and Silver color. GARCIA SPINNING REEL UHrg-l^hl model »ilh "bifl-re«r Itoture,. Adiudoble drag, puihbutlon spool rr4«jje, two let! ot boS beoringi for ImooThneij and long life. PJanomohc own lor ptrfen ipooLng. nrarproof lungaen £orb»de lint gokie. 4.5 10 1 relrine. Weight 7.4 at. two ipooli included Line topotily 350 ydv 4 Ib Bonnyl, 4 HECK'S REG. $5.96 JEWELRY DEPT. P2790 18 HECK'S REG. $23.99 SPOSTSDEPT. 308 ZEBC0808 SPINCAST REEL · Hardpchromed spmnerheod with 2 wear-resislont ceramic pickup pins (or immediate line retrieve · Made of rugcea Celcon, stainless steel, other non corrosive materials · Wide- range drag with sensitive power selection 0 Screw-on front cover, 9 Complete with line. 10 HECK'S REG. $15.99 SPORTS D7. 8104 HEDGE TRIMMER Double-insulated for added consumer safely. No grounding needed. Detachable cord feature. 3-position safety switch. Lock "on" when operating, turns "off" automatically when 'trigger is released. Virtually vibration-free. Lets you shape, sculpt and mold shrubs, and hedges. s 12 ARGUS POCKET CAMERA KIT No focusing. Pictures from 5 ft. Easy load. Accepts 110 film cartridges. 3 1 /2x4 Vz" snap shots. HARDWARE DEPT. BLACK DECKER GRASS TRIMMER Does the work of hand shears without bending and stooping. Easy to use, lightweight--only 2 Ibs. Built-in connector keeps extension cord secured to tool. Friction clutch reduces change of blade or motor damage. HOME ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Perfect (or every home eniertoinmeni need. Handsome top, ideal lor luner or TV. Open ihelf lor amplifier lystem. Spociaui lower itoroge compartment for record*, cpueHet, lapei and acceuorlei. Outlet holes in bock for wires. I Luxuriously finished in walnut PERMANEER* vinyl veneer. Surface ii slain, heat and mar-rsiiitant. Wipes clean with damp dolti. Comet ready lo aucmb 13 HECK'S REG. $ 19.96 JEWELRY DEPT. 110 82001 HECK'S REG. $19.88 HOUSEW ARE DEPT. GILLETTE TRAC II ADJUSTABLE RAZOR s 12" HARDWARE DBT. BATHROOM ORGANIZER BLACK DECKER GRASS SHEARS Six precision blodss make 5000 scissor-like cuts per.minute... for about 45 minutes on a single battery charge Nickel- cadmium batteries can be recharged over 500 times. Batteries and charging unit included. Safety switch lock prolects against. accidental starting. Tough ABS plastic housing. Blades easily resharpened. 12 8280 HARDWARE DEPT. A real space maker. Spring adjustable; two shelves and a cabinet for storage. Aluminum poles. 1 HOUSEWARE KPT. 7OZ. ALBERTO BALSAM SHAMPOO 79 HECK'S REG. $1.38 COSMEJJCDEPT. ALBERTO VO-5 90Z. HECK'S REG. $2.68 COSMETIC DEPT. 8OZ. ALBERTO BALSAM CONDITIONER 88' HICK'S REG. $1.58 COSJMTICMPT. TRAC II INJECTOR BLADES 8'S win na RAZOR $108 1 HAIR SPRAY 79 100 COUNT PKGS. PLASTIC TABLE WARE tSPOONSiFORKS ·KNIVES HECK'S REG. $1.49 COSMETIC DEPT. CHOICE n 4 HECK'S REG. $1.33 2 PKGS. $ \ FOR | 00 HECK'S REG. 69* PKG. HOVSEWARE DEPT. DUFFLE BAG Your choice of two size duf- !ie bogs. Convos construction and drowstrina top. 12"x24" 59' 16"x32" 99' SPORTS DEPT. * CHARLESTON* |*KANAWHA CITY* Lewis Morris Streets I 5100 MacCorkle Ave., S. E. * WINFIELD * I * CHARLESTON * X WIINMCLU * | 1 4 18M acCorkleAve.S.W.f INTERSTATE 64 kl SOUTH SIDE EXPRESSWAY \ EXIT NO. 9 TI AT PATRICK STREET BRIDGE i 1

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page