Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 20, 1972 · Page 1
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;..! 1 * I", McGovern Hopes To Scofe Big Win In Today's New York Primary NEW YORK (AP) - S*n. George McGovern hopes to win 200 more delegates over Mattered opposition today in a New York primary that could give him nearly Half the remaining votes he needs to capture the Democratic presidential nomination. With 41 of his delegates unopposed and many others facing only token opposition, including some organization rivals that would back him also, McGovern appeared certain to win a substantial majority of the 248 delegates being elected in the last of 23 presidential primaries. The South Dakota senator said it would be a setback if he won less than 200 of New York's total of 278 delegates. The last 30 will be allocated by the Democratic state committee in the same proportion as the elected delegates. With only a handful of other delegates yet to be selected in other states, McGovern's firstballot strength stands it 1,0ft.) votes-4J8.7 short of the 1,MI needed to capture the nomination. The names of presidential candidates don't appear on the billot in New York, where voters in each of 31 congressional districts will pick delegates and alternates. They'll hive to know before they go in the booth which delegates favor which candidate .Republicans are picking 78 of their 88 delegates, with supporters of President Nixon expected to win most of them. Besides the presidential delegate races, a number of hot congressional races are being decided. In two New York City districts, liberal incumbents have been thrown together by reapportkmment. Reps. William F. Ryan and Bella Abzug in a mainly Manhattan district and Reps. Jonathan Bingham and James Scheuer in the Bronx. In Maine, on Monday, 74year-old Sen. Margaret Chase Smith survived her first Republican primary challenge In 18 years by defeating millionaire businessman Robert A.G. Monks, 39. She faces a stiff battle in November against Rep. William Hathaway, who easily won the Democratic nomination, McGovern has spent most of the past week in New York, campaigning hard to prevent any loss of momentum after his June 6 victory in California that gave him that state's 271 delegates. His supporters are running for 237 of the 248 delegate spots in all of New York's 39 congressional districts but two, one represented by Rep. Shirley Chisholm of Brooklyn, a black who is also a presidential candidate, and the one of Rep. Herman Badillo of the Bronx, the only Puerto Rican congressman. Sen. Edmund S. Muskie of Maine, who has more than 80 delegates on the ballot in suburban and upstate districts, made a campaign appearance in Buffalo Sunday to remind potential supporters he is still in the presidential race. Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey of Minnesota, a distant second to McGovern in the delegate race, told a Washington news conference Monday he hopes New Yorkers will vote for antiMcGovern slates if they have doubts about his positions on major issues. McGovern replied in a statement early today that Humphrey is "undermining his reputation and jeopardizing his party by the kind of misleading statements he has been making about my positions." "I am afraid that my old friend has forgotten that there is such a thing as wanting too much to be elected,"he added. There are no Humphrey delegates on the New York ballot. McGovern planned to campaign briefly on the subway today before flying to New Orleans to address the nation's mayors. Muskie visited South Carolina and Louisiana, seeking uncommitted delegates, after Gov. Wendell Ford of Kentucky led 37 delegates into his camp, as had been expected. In other political developments: —Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, often mentioned by McGovern as a possible running mate, said at a news conference in Miami Beach "I'm not interested in being the vice presidential nominee in any way and I would not accept the nomination if it were of fered to me." "The spirit and soul of ali reformation is free discussion." —Campbell Daily Nimrs Serving The Top 0' Texas 66 Years WEATHER Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms through Wednesday. High in mid-80s, low in mid-60s. 30 per cent chance of rain through Wednesday. Yesterday's high, 92. Today's low, 66. VOL.68-NO.64 Circulation Certified by ABC Audit THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 1972 (12 Pages Today) *c*k Diyi Itt Child-Care Project Faces Senate Vote WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democratic leaders pushed for passage today of a $2.9- billion child-development bill revised in an effort to meet President Nixon's objections to legislation he vetoed last year. Debate on the measure opened Monday, but votes on amendments were put over until today. The bill would provide funding for the largest federal daycare program in history plus many other services needed by families when the mother works. Sen. Walter F. Mondale, D- Minn., chief sponsor, declared that more than ever the bill is a family-strengthening measure with the changes made in it since the 1971 veto. He stressed it is totally voluntary, as was last year's version, and that it provides a wide range of services in addition to day care. "These services are crucial to the support of the family at a time when millions of mothers are working," he said. The Minnesotan said one- third of the mothers with preschool children, about 4.5 million women, now work at full- or part-time jobs. "As a result," he said, "there are over 5 million preschool children who need full-or part- time day-care services while their mothers are away from home. "Yet, there are less than 700,000 spaces in licensed daycare programs to serve them." Nixon said in vetoing the 1971 bill that it- would commit "the vast moral authority of the national government to the side of communal approaches to child- rearing over against the family-centered approach." Sen. William Brock, R-Tenn., echoing that view about the new bill, told the Senate Monday that the new version would "create incentives for families to deposit a baby each day on the door steps of an institution." The bill would provide free day care for children of poverty-level families. Those slightly above that level would have to pay small fees. Well-off families also could use the centers but would have to pay the full cost. The care would be much more than purely custodial. It would include nutritional, educational, medical and social services. Red China Closes Ports To Soviet Union Vessels LONDON (AP) - China has closed its southern ports to Soviet ships loaded with war supplies for North Vietnam but is still allowing ships from other Communist countries to land supplies for Hanoi, authorities in touch with both Peking and Moscow reported today. Peking's reason, according to informants putting out the Chinese line, is that the Soviets are unwilling to risk their new relationship with the United States by challenging President Nixon's mining of North Viet- nam'sports. Moscow's version, as told by diplomats from Soviet bloc countries, is that the Chinese are easing up on their support for the North Vietnamese in favor of a more flexible international policy. The U.S. mining of North Vietnam's ports has been condemned by both Peking and Moscow as illegal interference with navigation on the high seas. Informants in touch with the Chinese say Peking considers that Moscow hasftte obligation to challenge; tK mining, and that failure to do so implies tacit acceptance. The Chinese reportedly argue that the Soviet Union has the means and the equipment with which to foil the American mining while China does not. In Peking's view, therefore, Moscow's failure to accept the challenge can only mean that its relationship with Washington is deemed to transcend its responsibility to Hanoi. Federal Jury Probes Heroin Trafficking SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) A special federal grand jury that will be in session for 18 months was scheduled to meet again today to investigate heroin trafficking in the Austin- San Antonio area. The grand jury, empaneled here Monday, is part of a federal crackdown on narcotics. It will meet in conjunction with a probe already started by a team of law enforcement agencies. Smith's Plans Rapped AUSTIN (AP) - Sen. A. R. Schwartz of Galveston today leveled the first public criticism of plans by Gov. Preston Smith and the legislative leadership to fund the 1973 state budget without new taxes. "It really appalls me," he said of Smith's plan at a joint House-Senate committee hear ing on the University of Texas system's budget request. Several Smith appointees, meanwhile, were grilled by the Senate Nominations Committee. The University asked for $14 million more than it was allowed in the general appro-' priation bill prepared by the Legislative Budget Board, which is headed by Lt. Gov. Ben Barnes and House Speaker Rayford Price. Included in the request were funds to upgrade cancer research and treatment at the UT Medical Branch in Galveston. ; "I don't think the people of Texas realize we are sitting here under some kind of injunction (Smith's pledge not to permit any new taxes to become law) and can't do anything for the University of Texas or Texas AAM or any of these other programs," Schwartz said. He asked UT regents chairman John Peace of San Antonio if he felt UT programs, such as cancer, water and geological research, cpuld be upgraded "on a status quo basis." "I want us to have the greatest university In the United States," said Schwartz, explaining he counted both UT and Texas A4M—his alma mater— in the statement. "And it really hurts me to think there are a bunch of people in Texas— maybe 11 or 12 million—who think you can advance these universities and have clean water and a lot of other things, and do it without raising any money or by'economizing.'" Inside Today's NeWS Pages Abby 4 Claiiified 11 Comics g Cronword 10 Editorial 10 On the Record 2 Sporti 9 Women's News 4-5 O'Bripfi Files $1 Million Suit AgainstiCouncil For Break-In WASHINGTON <AP)| Democratic National Committee Chairman Lawrence F. O'Brien, charging that the at- temptedweak-in at his party headquanirs brought the level of politics Jfown to "gutter level," announced today the filing of a million-dollar suit against the Committee for the /Reelection of the President. O'Brien told a news conference the suit is for compensatory and punitive damages totaling $1,, million. Also named in the suit was McCord Associates, a security firm headed by James W. McCord and the five men arrested Saturday night in the break-in at the Watergate Apartment complex where the Democratic national headquarters is located. McCord was one of the five arrested. "As far as I am personally concerned," said O'Brien, "there is a clear line of direction to the Committee for the Re-election of the President and a developing clear line to the White House." He said the break-in was a "very, very serious matter that is certainly political espionage. "I am pleased to note that the FBI is investigating this case," said O'Brien, "but I am shocked to learn that the White House, through its official spokesman, deems unworthy of notice this blatant act of political espionage. "And now we learn of the potential involvement of a White House special consultant who is said to specialize in delicate assignments fpr the President," said O'Brien. The Washington Post reported today that a consultant to White House special counsel Charles W. Colson is listed in the address books of two of the five men arrested. The Post said federal sources close to the investigation said the address books contain the name and home number of Howard E. Hunt, the consultant, with the notations, "W. House" and "W.H." Hunt worked for the Central Intelligence Agency from 1949 to 1970." the Post said. All five suspects have had links to the CIA. The Post said that when Hunt was asked by a reporter Monday why two of the suspects had his phone number, he said "Good God!" Then, the Post said, he said "In view that the matter is under adjudication, I have no comment." A White House official said Hunt last worked for the White House in March 29, for a regular daily consultant fee. PROTECTION ON BIKES ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - At least five police officers bicycle their way through high crime areas in the city. The bicycles are those recovered by police and never claimed by owners. Justice Dept. Orders Halt To Wiretapping Action Taken Because Of High Court Decision CAMP REGISTRATION—Registration for established camp at Camp Cibola, near Clarendon, is underway at the Quivira Girl Scout Council office, City Hall. Sessions will be held July 9-15, July 16-22, July 23-29, with a special 12-day session being offered for the first time July 9-22. Junior, Cadette and Senior Scouts are eligible to attend, as well as non-Scouts who have completed third grade. Looking over the camp folder are Junior Scout Judy Rogers, 10, and her mother, Mrs. J.T. Rogers, northeast of city, while Cadette Scout Jeri Bohlander. 1219 Williston, fills in the form . Registrar is Mrs. Phil Londagin, right, 2121 Coffee. Registration deadline is Monday. (Staff Photo by John Ebling) School Board OK's Purchase Of Equipment And Appointees By RAY BAXTER In regular session last night, members of the Pampa school board authorized purchase of athletic equipment, hired five staff members, promoted one and transacted routine business. Athletic Director Ed Lehnick was authorized to accept the bids of Pampa Hardware Co. down the line making appropriate substitutions on these items on which the local firm did not bid. In naming five new staff members, the board formally accepted the resignation of three: Bob Parks, principal at Robert E. Lee; Terry Scoggins, high school English and Larry Sherwood, high school choral music. Parks has gone to the Canyon school system, Scoggins has joined the staff of Clarendon College and Sherwood's new post was not announced. Hired were Mrs. Zita Marie Prater, high school English; Mickey L. Wilson, math and athletics at Robert E. Lee; John F. Waicikowfski, high school choral music; Karl French, social studies and athletics and the board formally recorded a decision made earlier to name Don Walker principal of Pampa High School. In an executive session following the regular meeting, Jack Bailey, assistant to Parks at Lee. was named principal for the coming term. His assistant will be named at a later date, according to Board President BobCarmichael. In other business, board member John Gikas sought to kill the school frae lunch program. The move came when the board undertook the annual formality of authorizing someone to receive federal commodities which are a part of the free lunch program. Gikas cited a rise in free lunches from less than a hundred prior to the present program to more than 500 this year. It was brought out in the ensuing discussion that commodities had lowered the cost of all lunches to the school by about 40 per cent. After it was pointed out the appointment under consideration was a formality and did not commit the board to the free lunch program if they wished to discontinue it later, the appointment was made. After the transaction of all business, the tentative agenda for a board "work session" was disclosed. This meeting will be July 10 at Woodrow Wilson elementary school. Members were told to wear work clothes since they would be conducted on a tour of the entire plant. Dr. James Malone, superintendent, explained that Wilson school was selected because it was representative of all conditions of the buildings throughout the system. At the meeting, board members will be supplied with floor plans of all the buildings and apprised of the condition and the needs of each. The meeting adjourned. U.N. Action Against Skyjacking Expected By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS there were only "a few re- U.N. Security Council members were reported near agreement on some action against plane hijacking as airlines resumed regular schedules today following a worldwide, one- day strike by pilots that failed to shut down most major American lines. Spurred by the walkout that hailed much or all of the air travel in more than 30 countries, Security Council members met privately for three hours Monday. Council President Lazar Moj- sov of Yugoslavia said later that mainmg points m a proposed statement condemning hijacking. "Probably we can agree tomorrow,"he said. The strike was called by the International Federation of Airline Pilots Associations— IFALPA-to dramatize demands for tougher action against airline hijackers. The International Civil Aviation Organization in Montreal announced it had taken steps to permit member nations to impose sanctions against countries that cooperate with hijackers and extortionists. WASHINGTON (AP) - Bowing to a Supreme Court mandate, the Justice Department has ordered a halt to wiretapping in domestic-security cases where no surveillance warrant was obtained beforehand. Striking down a key part of the Nixon administration's law- enforcement program, the court ruled 8 to 0 Monday that a judge's consent is necessary before the government may eavesdrop on suspected domestic radicals. "The price of lawful public dissent must not be a dread of subjection to an unchecked surveillance power," wrote Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., a Nixon administration appointee. Within hours, Atty. Gen. Richard G. Kleindienst "directed the termination of all electronic surveillance in cases involving domestic security that conflict with the court's opinion." Kleindienst said the Internal Security Division of Justice is reviewing pending cases and will recommend whether information obtained by wiretapping should be disclosed to defendants or whether charges against the suspects should be dismissed. The attorney general said the department will work closely with Congress in drawing new guidelines and procedures for court-approved electronic surveillance in domestic cases. Justice Powell delivered the wiretap opinion in a case involving a White Panther accused of dynamiting a Central Intelligence Agency branch office. Powell wrote that the Constitution requires prior judicial approval for wiretaps and that the 1968 federal Safe Streets Act did not authorize eavesdropping without such consent beforehand. The administration argued that tapping and bugging of suspected domestic subversives is permissible under both the 4th Amendment and the 1968 law. The decision left open the question of whether the government needs a warrant to wiretap subversive agents of foreign governments. The wiretap case involved Lawrence Plamondon, who was charged with bombing the CIA office in Ann Arbor, Mich. Before he went to trial, he asked for the records of any surveillance of his activities. Two fed- era! courts ruled in his favor and the government acknowledged he had been the subject of wiretapping. Justice William H. Kehnquist, who, as a Justice Department official, helped shape the administration's wiretap arguments, did not participate in the decision. The Supreme Court also ruled Monday that professional baseball's 50-year-old immunity from antitrust legislation should not be removed by the courts. The court called the immunity an economic abberation but said it was unwilling to break the tradition. It said Congress, not the courts, should be the one to remove the aberration. The 5-3 decision, delivered by Justice Harry A. Blackmun, means baseball players who do not want to play for the club that owns their contracts have only one choice—to quit the game. Tomorrow First Day Of Summer Despite the cool weather that lingered over Pampa shortly before noon today, tomorrow is the first day of summer-officially, that is. And it is also the longest day for hours of sunlight. Using figures derived from The Old Farmer's 1972 Almanac, the sun will rise in the Pampa area about 6:31 a.m. and set about 9:08 p.m. That's over 14'/4 hours of sunlight-14 hours, 37 minutes. It will stay about the same for five days, until Sunday, each day growing progressively shorter by a few seconds. Although summer seemed near yesterday, with a high of 92, a cool front entered the Panhandle late last night, blunting a heat wave that sent temperatures to 100 at Wichita Falls and 101 at Childress and Wink. Scattered showers fell through the Panhandle this morning and were moving into the Wichita Falls and Dallas areas before noon. Today's forecast calls for continued partly cloudy skies, with a 30 per cent chance of thunderstorms through Wednesday. High is expected to reach into the mid-Ma. Dr. Malone To Attend NBA Meet Dr. James Malone, superintendent of the Pampa school system, left at 6 a.m. today to join his family already en route to Washington D.C. where Malone will have a prominent role in "A Salute to Education" in the nation's capitol. The affair, set for Wednesday in the Sheraton-Park Hotel ballroom, will be attended by President and Mrs. Nixon, Vice President and Mrs. Agnew, cabinet members, supreme court justices and their wives and all members of congress. It is being sponsored by the National Education Association as a prelude to the NBA convention at Atlantic City, N.J, Mrs. Nixon will present an award to a child representing all children who submitted entries in an art competition related to NEA activities. Dr. Malone will introduce Texas members of congress John Tower, Bob Price, Graham Purcell and Lloyd Bentsen during the Washington program. He will continue on to Atlantic City to Participate in the convention as an NEA official. As such, his expenses are born by that organization.

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