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Weather Ouf/ook Thunderstorm Chance (Ddtails on Page 8.) Sunrise Edition 128th Year, 66 pages FREEPORT JOURNAL-STANDARD Freeport, Illinois, Saturday, July 12, 1975 Apollo-Sdyuz Test Project Apollo separates from second stage Soyuz and Launch Vehicle Separate Apollo turns around, extracts Dockini Module Solar panels unfold, Soyuz turns around Saturn IB first stage separates Apollo Command Module Splashes down near Hawaii July 24, 1975 Docking of Apollo-Soyuz July 17, 1975 Apollo Launch at Cape Canaveral July 15, 1975 After undocking, Soyuz Descent Module separates Apollo maneuvers in orbit to rendezvous point Two days of joint activities in space Apollo jettisons Docking Module SOURCE: NASA THE APOLLO-SOYUZ TEST PROJECT lifts off from two places Tuesday This artist s conception shows the rendezvous, docking, separation and splashdown of the American and Soviet craft. The ships will dock in orbit 136 miles above Ger- See related story on page 7.-Edl- Keshena Curfew Galled - KESHENA, Wis. (UPI) - Law enforcement officers, reacting to a night of firebombings and gunfire, imposed strict security regulations on visitors and residents alike'Friday in Menominee County, site of the Menominee Indian reservation. A curfew was called, patrols were stepped up, bars were ordered closed and tourists were advised to stay out of the county. The disturbances came about 24 hours after the Alexian Brothers, a Roman Catholic religious order, announced it was canceling its agreement to turn a vacant novitiate over to the tribe. Armed guards patrolled the novitiate site Friday. Tourists said they had been advised by both the Shawano and Menominee County sheriff's departments not to travel Wisconsin highway 47 through Menominee County oh trips to northern Wisconsin. The curfew was ordered by Sheriff Ken Fish to start at 9 p.m. Bar owners were called together and asked to close at 5 p.m. Friday for the weekend and they indicated they would. The private guards were hired by the Roman Catholic religious order "to protect the novitiate " Brother Maurice Wilson said. Fears of violence and another takeover of the novitiate sprang up Thursday when the Alexians announced they were terminating their agreement of Feb. 2 that resulted in an end to the 34-day takeover of the novitiate by members of the Menominee Warrior Society, a splinter group from the Menominee Indian tribe. That agreement said the Alexians would deed the 262-acre estate near Keshena to the tribe for use as a health facility or other welfare site. The announcement of the termination of the agreement brought fears that the Warrior Society might try to retake the novitiate. "If they want to play it this way, well, then, we'll go to war," Melvin'Chevalier, Jr., a leader of the society, said. During the night five fire bombing incidents were reported-four in Menominee County and one on the reservation itself. Keshena Volunteer Fire Chief Harley Lyons said no injuries were reported and there was no confirmation that the incidents were related to the Alexians' announcement. Two cottages, a restaurant, a bridge and the Legend Lake Property Owners Association building were heavily damaged by fire bombs. There were also reports that a tavern was shot up and robbed. Gunfire also hit a tourist information office in Neopit on the Menominee Reservation. No injuries were reported in either incident. Brother Wilson said he hoped that "the best in people-not the worst-will come out and lead to a peaceful settlement of the problem. "But we have certain fears of violence and that's why we hired the guards," he said. "We were advised that a commercial security firm was the best way we could handle this. I don't know exactly how many guards are out there, but they are armed." Gov. Patrick Lucey's office was keeping a close watch on the situation and members of the State Patrol were placed on alert at the request of Menominee County Sheriff Ken Fish. Sold Turkish Arms Released WASHINGTON (UPI) - The House International Relations Committee voted 16 to 11 Friday to release $185 million in arms sales already arranged by Turkey, but to continue the ban on new military aid at least for several months. Because of the need to write a committee report, obtain minority views from opponents, and get Rules Committee clearance, however, House action on the measure is not expected until the week of July 21 - at least four days after Turkey's "deadline" for U.S. resumption of arms shipments. The controversial legislation as amended in the committee would continue to bar new military grants to Tokens Now Feeding City Parking Meters Token parking meters, aimed at boosting downtown business by offering free parking close to all downtown stores seem to be doing their job. City Clerk Lucille Lattig said her office is selling about 750 tokens a week to local businesses. The businesses in turn hand them out to their customers as an incentive to use the downtown facilities. Before the token, the only free parking system was a sticker that could only be used in the city's validated lot which was not close to all downtown shopping areas, especially those along Main Street. In June L 2,738 tokens were used in city parking meters, the most in a month since the project began in mid- January. Mrs. Lattig said her office sold 5,956 tokens at five cents each to downtown businessmen last month. The city purchased 20,000 of the reusable tokens for $1,281 Thomas Ennenga, owner and manger of E & W Clothing House, and a promoter of the project, said there are a lot of tokens "in the pipeline," meaning that the businesses have given them out, but they have not been used in meters and, therefore, not got back Wilson Gives Britons Wage, Price Curbs LONDON (UPI) - Prime Minister Harold Wilson, warning of an inflation- fueled "economic catastrophe," handed Britain a tough package of pay and price curbs Friday that includes a $13.8Q-a-week ceiling on pay hikes for the next year. The dollar limit amounts to 10 per cent for an "average" British worker in a nation rocked by 25-30 per cent inflation, more than double the rate of most other Western industrial countries. Anyone earning $19,550 a year or more will get no raise at all. to the clerk's office yet. "We are passing out a great many more tokens than we did stamps," Ennenga said from his West Main Street store. Donald DeMong, owner of Crawford Drug Store, 17 W. Main St., said his store, too, has been receiving many more requests for tokens than it did for stamps. "Because of our location from the • validated lot, we didn't give away many stamps at all, so I would say in that sense that the tokens are a much better deal," DeMong said. In the token system shoppers must put something in the meters before they go into a store, unlike the validated system, by which shoppers parked, shopped and could return to their cars with parking slips validated by merchants allowing them to pay nothing for the parking. Store owners are hoping shoppers will get into the habit of carrying around a few tokens like loose change when they frequent downtown stores; otherwise the tokens may be easily discarded at the end of the day. Ennenga admits that some percentage of loss will be realized. "But once the pipeline is filled and there are not gaps in the system, there will be more response," he said. "The people really seem to appreciate it," he said. Some have complained that the tokens are more bulky than the stamps. Some businesses, such as Emmert Drug CO., have continued using the stamps because of their proximity to the validated lot. Once the stamps are gone though, in about one or two months, Mrs. Lattig said she will not order any more and the conversion to tokens will be complete. The city made a considerable investment in converting to the token system. One hundred new meters, at fBO.50 per meter, and 225 conversion units at $3.36 each were purchased. Turkey, and would forbid any new military credits until after passage of the next foreign aid bill later this year. The shipments which would be permitted were those sales and credits which had been authorized before the ban was imposed but which have been held up since. Congress imposed the ban on all arms shipments to Turkey after American arms were used in Turkey's invasion of Cyprus. The administration - led by. Ford and Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger - opposed it strongly from the start, and has made two strong efforts to get it repealed. The Senate has agreed to lifting the ban, but the House until now has refused. Ford's latest attempt was prompted by Turkey's threat to consider closing all U.S. bases and possibly withdraw from NATO unless the ban is lifted by July 17. Three Republicans - Reps. Edward J. Derwinski of Illinois, Pierre S. du Pont of Delaware and J. Herbert Burke of Florida - unexpectedly voted against the legislation Friday. Rep. Donald Fraser, D-Minn., spon- sored the amendment to bar future arms credits to Turkey until the regular foreign aid bill is enacted. He said the immediate release of $185 million in arms is the equivalent of one year's military aid, and delaying any future military sales until passage of the next foreign aid act "gives us an element of opportunity to watch and see how the situation develops." Opponents argue that lifting the ban would have the effect of undercutting the conditions the United States im-. poses on arms aid to all nations - that the materials not be used to attack other U.S. allies, Some argue that Greece is strategically more important to the United States and NATO than Turkey is anyway. But the administration insists that the ban hobbles the President's efforts to conduct foreign policy and endangers U.S. relations with its ally, Turkey. Ford has emergency authority under the foreign aid ,act to authorize up to $50 million in annual military aid to Turkey, but that Mediterranean country has chafed under the Congressional restriction and now threatens to leave the alliance unless the law is changed. Sirica Erases Terms Of 4 Watergate Men WASHINGTON (UPI) - U.S. < trict Judge John J. Sirica, as he has for several major Watergate figures, Friday erased the remaining sentences of the four Cuban-Americans who actually bugged Democratic party headquarters three years ago. All four men - Miamians Bernard L. Barker, Frank A. Sturgis, Eugenio R. Martinez and Virgilio F. Gonzalez have served about 13 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy, burglary, bugging and wiretapping for the June 17, 1972, Watergate raid. Sirica's brief order simply reduced their sentences to time already served. It means Barker will not have to return to prison for the rest of his minimum 18-month sentence and that remaining probation will be wiped out for the others, who were paroled in March last year. None of the four men - collectively known as "the Cubans" and sometimes as the "forgotten men of Watergate" was present when' the order came down. Sirica, standing in shirt sleeves in his chambers, simply handed copies to their lawyer and a representative of the Watergate prosecutor's office. Earlier this year, Sirica similarly reduced sentences to time served for a number of major Nixon administration and campaign officials including John W. Dean III, Jeb Stuart Magruder and Herbert W. Kalmbach. He did the same May 29 for James W. McCord Jr., the Nixon campaign security chief who was arrested along' with the Cubans at the Watergate. Of the seven men involved in the original break-in, only two - masterminds G. Gordon Liddy and E. Howard Hunt Jr. - remain in prison. Recruited by Hunt, their old CIA contact from Bay of Pigs days, the Cubans were the hirelings who carried out the bugging. All pleaded guilty but later sought unsuccessfully to withdraw their pleas on grounds they were misled into thinking it was a legitimate government operation. Sirica sentenced them to prison Nov. 9, 1973 - Barker to 18 months to six years and the others to one to four years. Barker was freed on bond pending appeal 19 months ago, but when the Supreme Court recently refused to hear his case, he was faced with returning to prison until Sirica acted. Call Butterfield CIA Contact WASHINGTON (UPI) - A former Air Force officer Friday identified Alexander Butterfield, the presidential aide whose disclosure of the Watergate tapes led ™uu re ?, ldent Richard M - Nixon 's resignation, 'as a CIA "contact man" in the White House. Retired Col. Fletcher Prouty, who said he served as liaison between the Air Force and the CIA for nine years, said E. Howard Hunt, former CIA agent now imprisoned for his part in the Watergate break-in, told him of Butterfield's CIA role. Asked by reporters if Butterfield might have spied on internal White House developments for the CIA without the knowledge of Nixon or his aides, Prouty replied: "In this case, no." ' Butterfieia could not be reached, but his wife denied he had any CIA connec- nons. Prouty also said Gen. Alexander Haig served as a CIA "contact man" in the in the early 1960s and could have continued that connection during his White House service as President Nixon's chief of staff. "I know that Alexander Haig was the Army CIA 'contact man '" Prouty told reporters as he appeared at the CIA oversight subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee for a staff interview. Prouty said that he dealt with Haig, now supreme commander of allied forces in Europe, as a CIA contact man between 1962-1963. During those years Haig was a staff officer in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations according to Defense Department officials. Prouty explained that the CIA regularly arranges for "contact men" in a vari- ' ety of government agencies to assist with, and protect, delicate overseas espionage operations. He said it was usual practice for the CIA to have such contacts in the Defense Department, Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service State Department and the White House. White House Press Seceretary Ron Ncssen and CIA Director William E. Colby Thursday denied charges by Rep. Robert Kasten, H-Wis., that the CIA "infl!-* trated" agents into the White House, other government agencies, and the news media without their knowledge. Prouty sided with Nessen and Colby, saying that the CIA "contact men" in the White House were paid for out of the White House budget and served there with the knowledge of the White House. But he did concede that a "contact man" might go to work for another government agency with the knowledge of its director initially, and then when the top official change the details of the arrangement might be forgotten Prouty refused to speculate what Butterfield's motivations were in disclosing the Watergate tapes and said he could not say whether the disclosure was in any way related to the CIA. But he-added: "Butterfield, like me, was an Air Force colonel And the good of the country came first." Prouty said he first made indirect contact with'Butterfield when he was seeking White House support for the National League of Families, a Defense Department-inspired group which coordinated with the families of U.S. prisoners of war. He said he was directed by colleagues with similar CIA experience to go to Mullen and Co., a public relations firm and a CIA front, where he was introduced to Hunt, who told him that Butterfield was the CIA contact man in the White House. WHILE SMOKE FROM AN ELECTRICAL FIRE pours through 33-story 8qulbb Building In midtown Manhattan Friday, trapped occupants await rescue on roof. Emergency vehicles fill West 57th Street below. There were no reports of fatalities and the only Injuries appeared to be some minor cases of smoke Inhalation. Photo. •' • In 'Sunrise Edition' The following special features riiay be found in today's "Sunrise Edition" of The Journal-Standard. Weekender What to see, Where to go -events of interest in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. World of books -new books available at Freeport Public Library plus current reviews. Once a florist... -veteran florist Paul Deininger Sr. would do it all over again. '* Little League girls? -a change in national rules has enabled girls to join the ranks of Little League baseball players throughout the country-even in Freeport. Boys still dominate scene -the baseball picture from the boys' angle is also examined. 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