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GAZETTE -MAIL C I T Y E D I T I O N STATE OUTLOOK - Warmer, with highs in the 80s and lows ia the 50s. More weather on Page 2A. Charleston, West Virginia, Sunday Morning. June 30, 1974 30 Cents fe?**·*'| * ? ft|p «r;* i;^;i;wfPAyiii wi:*H tw c *EAT M A c A z i M E s A N D wo 11 to' $ BEST C O M I C S State Plan For Health Outlined By George Steele In order to meet long-range health needs. West Virginia must construct new health facilities and modernize existing ones at an estimated cost of $100 million. State Health Director N. H. Dyer said Saturday. Dr. Dyer made the cost estimate on the basis of the recommendations of the state's 1974 Hill-Burton Plan for Hospital and Medical Facility Construction and Modernization which was adopted at the June meeting of the State Board of Health. The plan calls for an addition of 10 public health centers, bringing to the total to 67; 35 long-term care faciliti- ters. bringing the total to 28 rehabilitation centers, making a total of 66; and 23 outpatient facilitites, increasing the total to 111. In addition, the plan recommends that 41 of the existing health centers, 43 of the long- term care facilities, 27 of the general hospitals, 21 of the rehabilitation centers and 35 of the outpatient facilities should be modernized or replaced. "Of course, it would be impossible to meet all those needs for 1974," Dr. Dyer said. "There's just not enough money to do that." if UNDER THE present Hill- Burton program, 50 per cent in federal matching funds could be obtained for the recommended construction and improvement. In the past, the total of Hill-Burton funds which have been spent in West Virginia average $2.5 million per year, Dr. Dyer said. "So far, we've had no difficulty in obtaining matching money," he continued. "But" we don't know how long the money will continue to be available in the future. We have no information on the 1975 money." (Turn to Page9A, Col. 1) Military Gains Ethiopian Rule ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Ethiopia's armed forces put Addis Ababa under curfew Saturday night arid in effect declared themselves in control of the country. Dozens of armed troops gathered at the airpojt, telecommunications headquarters and the capital's tiyo radio stations. A former cabinet, rftiriister was arrested; But Early Bird Got Worms (Whole Can) . For three nights, 10-year-old Bryan Combs searched his neighborhood for nightcrawlers which he - was going to sell to a fisherman who had ordered 10 dozen of the large worms. Each night, Brian faithfully placed his catch in a large aluminum pan, covered with screen wire, which he stored on, the front porch of his home at 308 C. St., South Charleston. His mother Mrs. Katy Combs, said Brian was well on his way to reaching the goal. He had 49 captives in the pan. On Saturday morning. Brian awoke and went out-, side. His pan was on the porch. But there was no dirt inside. N o r . a n y worms. They'd been stolen. civilian authorities denied reports that Prime Minister Endalkachew Makonnen and some members of his cabinet were detained. The cabinet held a three- hour emergency, session and., named a committee to confer with military leaders -- a pub- liclyjinidentified group believed to include mostly young army officers, No military activity was-reported in the provinces. . · - ' - . ' . ; " ' , - . ' ; ' There: appeared to be no immediate move against Makonnen's fourrmonth-old government, whose slow progress toward political and economic reform has displeased military radicals, but the soldiers evidently believed they could oust the prime minister if they wished. : A military statement delivered to broadcasters by an officer .carrying a submachine gun.anhounced the curfew effective between 11 p:m. and 6 a.m; The statement said the curfew .was. "to accomplish the peaceful completion of the movement started last February." a reference to a military mutiny that toppled a .10-year-old regime widely considered to be corrupt. "There is a distinct feeling that a military coup is taking place, but this is speculative," an experienced Western diplomat said. "Oh the surface, everything is peaceful." Helmeted troops with rifles guarded Bole Airport outside Addis Ababa and prevented all Ethiopians from flying out of the country. But foreigners' movements were not restricted. U.S. to Modernize Israeli Air Force Nuclear Arms Control Next Summit Aim Thirsty Sparky knows there's no better place in Watertown ; S. D., to get water than af the fire station. The firemen's Dalma- tion mascot learned how ; to usetine lounge area water fountain in the Watertown Fire Department and never hesitates to help hers,elf to a long; cool drink: . · (AP Wirephoto) Washington I'ost, //' YALTA - President Nixon and Soviet leader Leonid I. Brezhnev traveled south from Moscow to this Black Sea resort area Saturday to concentrate on nuclear arms control and other major world issues in the privacy of a Russian setting reminiscent of San Clemente. Nixon and Brezhnev settled in as seaside neighbors Saturday night on an estate that once belonged to a Russian czar. It's now real estate of the Soviet government. The President and First Lady Pat were assigned to a dacha with eight bedrooms and a heated swimming pool. » BEFORE LEAVING Moscow the two g o v e r n m e n t chiefs signed in the Kremlin a 10-year accord on basic principles of economic, industrial and trade cooperation between their two nations. This agreement is a declaration of intention to improve long-range commercial cooperation, while the Nixon administration's trade bill which includes benefits for the Soviet Union is tied up in Congress by the dispute over freer emigration of Soviet Jews. Saturday's was the fourth accord announced since President Nixon arrived in the Soviet Union last Thursday. The Nixons and Brezhnev left Moscow in a light drizzle earlier in the day and came here to continue in restful surroundings the talks they started in the Kremlin on curtailing nuclear arms. Mr. and Mrs- Nixon shared . their quarters with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Chief of Staff Alexander M.. Haig and press secretary Ronald L. Ziegler. There were no Soviet-American meetings scheduled for Saturday night. This left the President'time to prepare for what may be the hardest negotiating yet on a limited ban on underground nuclear testing and a possible basis for limiting the spiraling deployment of multiple nuclear warheads. » EXPERTS ON both sides were left behind in Moscow to continue technical work on the test ban issue, to report back to the heads of government when they return to the capital on Monday. Soviet and A m e r i c a n spokesmen said that negotiations on an agreement to impose limitations on underground nuclear testing had been conducted by Kissinger and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko who then (Turn to Page 9A, Col. 1) House Panel's Rancor Grows iV.V. Tim«t, .11' WASHINGTON, June 29 Partisan fissures that split the' House Judiciary Committee last week and culminated in a White House call for the committee chairman's ouster were described Saturday as the warning signs of a coming political eruption in Congress over impeachment. "Things have gotten out of hand," said a Republican member of the judiciary committee, "but I'm a f r a i d they're going to get worse." "The honeymoon is over," agreed a Democrat on the panel in an assessment of the apparent collapse, after seven months, of a tissue-thin bipartisan committee facade 1 . "We're being attacked both frontaliy and from the flank." *· · IN A RELATED development, The Associated Press reported late Saturday night that .the Central Intelligence Agency received a report on ress: ion- By Carl C. Craft WASHINGTON (AP) Historians will record .the 93rd Congress for its Watergate probe and impeachment inquiry, but millions of ordinary Americans may:remember it as well for protecting their pensions. Pension reform legislation is coming -- after years of risk and worry by workers who saw and heard about cases of heartbreak, hardship and f i n a n c i a l horror because promised retirement benefits somehow got lost along the way. years old, and if the company is still in business, and if your department has not been abolished, and if you haven't beejn laid off for too long a period, and if there is enough money in the fund, and if the money has been prudently managed, you will get a pension." But now, through a bill Claims Oil Slowdown WASHINGTON (AP)-The United States has agreed to modernize Israel's air force over the next five to 10 years as needed to maintain a balance with Arab air forces, government sources said Saturday. · The agreement in principle does not commit the United States to supply specific types and numbers of advanced Spotlight Always on Sunday IB Building News 6D. 7D Business News 4D Classified Ads 8D-15D Columnists IB. 1D-3D Current Affairs ID Editorials 2D Home. Family 1E-12E Magazine 1M-28M Obituaries 14A-15A Page Opposite 3D Sports 1C-11C Travel 25M-27M A, Your BrkJgework. 3A 3 t . fighter planes, it was understood. But the sources said the Israelis probably will get the new F14, F15, a lightweight and less costly YF16 and YF17 fighter being developed for the U. S. Air Force, or some combination of these planes in the indefinite future. .The key to what Israel finally gets in the next generation of warplanes, beyond the current F4 Phantom, will be determined largely by how Arab air forces develop with Soviet- supplied equipment. The most important of the Arab air forces is Egypt's. For the time being at least. Russia has stopped sending any new planes to the Cairo government. Nobody knows how long that may last. Meanwhile, Russia steadily is building up Syria's air force. The latest U. S. intelligence reports say the Soviet Union has delivered 112 combat jets to Syria this year. 24 oC them the ad\£nced MIG23. "IN ALL too many cases," a labor, specialist once said, "the pension promise shrinks to this: "If you remain in good health and stay with the same company until you are 65 Plentiful Holiday Gas Seen There will be plenty of gasoline for Fourth of July travelers, Lloyd Vickers, president of the Kanawha Valley Gasoline Retail Dealers Assn. predicted Saturday. "I think it looks real good." said Vickers, operator of Vickers Exxon Servicenter at 300 Pennsylvania Ave. "The gasoline supply tends to run out at the end of each month. But everybody's allocation for the month of July- should be delivered by the fourth and there should be plenty on hand." Vickers said he has talked with a number of other dealers in the valley and has concluded that most stations on main streets and thoroughfares will be open on Independence Day. There was a rumor that the 55 m.p.h. speed limit would be lifted for the holiday, but a spokesman for State Police Company B. headquarters in South Charleston said no such order has been issued, CAIRO, W. Va. - (AP) Federal Energy Administrator John C. Sawhill criticized major internationl oil companies Saturday for what he said may be-a deliberate slowdown in allocating crude oil within the industry. He said the federal program, which requires major oil companies to sell crude oil to minor companies who do not have adequate supplies, "may be threatened by what appears to be a pattern of continued foot dragging and a calculated resistence to program compliance by the major oil companies. 1 '' *· SAWHILL SAID his agency had received reports indicating that some large companies which were required to sell oil to smaller refiners "have slowed down their negotiations of sales." In addition, several major companies have announced plans to sue the Federal Energy Administration (FEA) over the program, "thereby creating a climate cf uncertainty and potential chaos in which the ability of FEA to carry out its statutory mandate is called into question." he said. Sawhill. whose appointment was confirmed by the Senate June 18. spoke to the West Vir- ginia Associated Press Broadcasters Assn. The current energy shortage will require a change in America's policies in its econ-. omy, "a radical departure from past presumptions and outworn practices," he said. The nation needs to develop (Turn to Page 8A, Col. 5) known simply as H.R. 2, after one of the most difficult legislative operations every undertaken, the fruit of many years of congressional labor is virtually ready; As Rep. AJ Ullman, D-Ore., chief author of the bill's tax features, told the House earlier this year as it worked on H.R. 2: "It represents landmark legislation whose benificial effects is protecting the pension rights of individuals and encouraging more adequate provision for the retirement of all gainfully employed people will be felt for decades to come." The Senate passed its version by 93-0. The House passed Ullman's by 375-4. The goals of these separate measures were the same, but a sum(Turn to Page 9A, Col. 5) One Killed In Collision MONTGOMERY-One person was killed and two others injured at 3 p. m. Saturday when two trucks collided on W. Va. 39 at the foot of Little Elk Mountain near here. Killed outright was Conley Adkins, 39, of Indore, Clay County. Listed in satisfactory condition late Saturday in the Memorial Division of Charleston Area Medical Center were his two sons, Joseph. 8. and Michael, 12. the Watergate break-in from an associate of one of the conspirators within a month after it occurred, but did not immediately pass it onto federal investigators, an informed official source said. The source said that the report on the J u n e 17, 1972 break-in was filed by Robert Bennett on July 10, 1972. Bennett, son of Sen. Wallace Bennett, R-Utah, was working in Washington for Robert R. Mullen Co., an international public relations firm previously disclosed to have had at that time a contract to provide cover for CIA agents overseas. Convicted Watergate conspirator and former CIA agent E. Howard Hunt Jr. also was working parttime in the Mullen firm's Washington office and with the White House special investigations unit at that time. On July 1, the Federal Bureau of Investigation had begun a nationwide search for Hunt, who had gone into hiding after his name had been linked to two men arrested inside the Democratic party h e a d q u a r t e r s . H u n t had agreed on July 7 to meet federal investigators. The details of Bennett's report could not be learned, but among those in the agency who saw it was then director Richard M. Helms, now am-, bassador to Iran. * ' THREE DAYS ago the committee argued bitterly over the refusal of .Democrats to summon immediately all the witnesses recommended to the impeachment inquiry by the White House. Two days ago, the panel wrangled over the form of rebuttal evidence offered by President Nixon's defense attorney. Friday, the rancor spilled onto the House floor as a consequence of a published report that the chairman. Rep. Peter (Turn to Page 8A, Col. 6) Syracuse S Charleston 3 St. Albans Boy Wins Derby The 1974 Kanawha Valley Soap Box Derby was won by Douglas Kemp, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kemp of St. Albans. Young Kemp, who attends Hayes Junior High, won the event Saturday at Little Creek Park. He received a S500 savings bond from the Kanawha Valley Soap Box Derby Assn. and will vie for the national title in Akron, Ohio, Aug. 17. Placing second was Mark Louther; Chuck Payne placed third: Jimmy Hayes, fourth: Kim Watts, fifth, and Cathy Louther, sixth. Other winners included fastest time, Cathy Louther; best- designed car. Kean Bird: best constructed car. Chuck Payne; best constructed kit car. Kim Watts; best brakes. John Taylor, and the Lee M. Holmboe Award. Ronnie Din- -- Sloff Photo by Icwence Pierce AREA DERBY WINNER GETS BIG HUG FROM MOTHER, SMILE FROM FATHER DouglzftKemp, 14, Is Congratulated by Parents}Mr. and Mrs. Bernard K«$J

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