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Thursday, November 6, 1969
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Plideiiix weather Bret&y and cook* today with Increas- ifei clowitoess. High ?5.8«, low. 47-52. Yesterday^ high 81, low 46. Humidity: Wgn 47, low 15. Details, Page A-17. 80th Year, No. 174 THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC Telephone: 271-8000 Phoenix, Arizona, Thursday, November 6, 1969 (Six Sections, 100 Pages) KtPUBLlC MAIL Today^s chuckle The man who thinks he knows everything always irritates those of us who do. 10 cents Soviet close to Mideast accord By PETER GROSE New York Times Service WASHINGTON — United States diplomats indicated yesterday that the U.S. and the Soviet Union were close to agreement on the principles for a peace settlement to be negotiated between Israel and the Arab states. The coming week or so, according to an American official, "will be a watershed—one way or the other" in the international peacemaking effort that began in February and entered its present intensive phase last September at the United Nations. The administration is awaiting a definitive Soviet statement concurring with the basic guidelines for .a settlement which have emerged in a long series of confidential talks between the Soviet ambassador, Anatoly F. Dobrynin, and Joseph J. Sisco, assistant secretary of state for the Near East and South Asia. These guidelines are understood to include the following: —The detailed settlement would be determined by Israel and the Arab states, negotiating under an ambiguous formula which had brought the two sides together at the Mediterranean island of Rhodes in 1949. — The Arab states would formally state their intention of concluding a "binding and lasting" peace to replace the uneasy armistice which has existed for the last two decades. the withdrawal of its forces from territories occupied in the June 1967 war, to new frontiers yet to be drawn but "mutually agreed upon" among the states of the area. — An international military force would be established in the area as a buffer along the negotiated frontiers, its presence to be controlled and guaranteed by the major powers. Diplomats acknowledged that all these points would be highly controversial in the Middle Eastern capitals, so warned against any expectations that a Soviet-American agreement would in itself lead smoothly to a peace settlement. They outlined the stages that lie ahead: If the Soviet Union and the U.S. achieve what diplomats call "parallel positions" along these general principles, they would present a memodranum embodying their accord to a meeting with France and Britain: The four, which reportedly are scheduled to meet at the U.N. about the middle of this month, would, submit their design for the settlement to the U. N. representative for the Middle East, Dr. Gunnar V. Jarring of Sweden, -who would in turn present it to the warring parties. It would be up to the Arab and Israeli governments to establish detailed arrangements to resolve the complex problems of the Arab refugees and the future status of Jerusalem—the latter issue, for example, has scarcely been discussed by Sisco and Dobrynin. Israel would accept a detailed timetable for It was reported in the authoritative Cairo news- paper Al Ahram that Sisco had outlined the principles under discussion in a meeting Friday with the Egyptian diplomatic representative in Washington, Ashraf Ghorbal. In the absence of formal diplomatic relations between the United Arab Republic and the U.S., Gharbal is accredited here as a minister in the Indian embassy. The Israeli ambassador, Yitzhak Rabin, conferred with under secretary of State Elliott L. Richardson the same day. Israel's foreign minister, Abba Eban, told an Israeli, television audience that he knew of ho actual agreements between the Soviet Union and the United States. Officials of the United States called particular attention to a statement made in Moscow on Friday by Leonid,I. Zamyatin, chief of the press department of the Soviet Foreign Ministry, that his government held "an optimistic attitude" about the talks with the U.S. American diplomats noted that their hopes for a common position with Moscow had been high last May and June, only to be dashed once the Russians finally produced more rigid views in writing on June 17. Neither Arabs nor Israelis have concurred—or even been asked by the U.S. to concur—in the points involved between Moscow and Washington. But the State Department spokesman, Robert J. McCloskey, said yesterday that "there is a continuing effort to keep the parties in the Middle East up to date" on the international peacemaking efforts. Associated Press Excitement, tlien poise These were the reactions of the girls named to the Royal Court of the Tournament of Roses. In group photo are, from left, top, Rebecca Gonzales, 19, and Vicki Tsujimoto, 17; center, Christina Nurches, 18; Pamela Tedesco, 19, Dixie Whatley, 17; front, Deborah Carroll, 18, Patrice Hightower, 17. Senate defers public hearings pn Viet policy : . Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee dropped plans yesterday for public hearings on the Vietnam war while it seeks additional word on President Nixon's policy to cut back U.S. involvement. Secretary of State William P. Rogers and Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird will be asked to testify during the week of Nov. 17 in closed session instead of in public as originally planned. Sen. J. W. Fulbright, D-Ark., the committee chairman, said they will be asked about questions Nixon himself raised in his Monday night address to the nation as well as other aspects of the Vietnam situation. Fulbright said he hopes they will talk frankly. He was asked if the committee wants further information about just what the President has in mind before deciding whether to schedule a new round of public hearings on the war. "I think it could be put that way;" Fulbright said, adding he hopes the committee can go "much deeper into the rationale of the President's speech." Fulbright and some other members of the committee have been arnong the sharpest congressional critics of U.S. Vietnam war policy but Fulbright told newsmen that, while widely- different views about what should be done were expressed at yesterday's closed meeting, the members agreed Rogers and Laird should be heard in executive session before a decision is reached on what the committee whould do next. Continued on Page A-4 Contempt costs Seale 4 years Associated Press His hopes in ruin BORDER BATTLE - South Vietnamese infantrymen clash with two North Vietnamese units in biggest fight hi four months. Page A-2. SHIPS FOUND — Rescue attempts begin as two missing vessels are located in stormy Atlantic. Page A-3. KATE CUT — Deep reduction in interstate phone rates ordered by FCC. PageA-14. PRICE PUSH — Federal tax loopholes blamed for driving up price of Valley farmland. Page B-l. CIGARETTE ADS — Senate committee votes to outlaw cigarette commercials on TV and radio after Jan. 1, 1971. Page B-7, APOLLO 12 — Color TV camera survives test for Apollo 12 trip. Page B-18. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Prof. Jerome Lettvin breaks down as Cambridge police rush demonstrating youths at MIT. Prof. Lettvin has acted as intermediary for the youths protesting war and war-related research. Yesterday in a faculty meeting he led a move to block possible use of police by MIT officials. Police were called in by City of Cambridge officials. Story, Page A-5. Graham says Driggs, press stretch truth on Barry's note Page Astrology D 9 Bridge C Campbell D Classified Comic* Crossword B DearAbby E Dean B A 20 D 10 C 9-19 D 9 12 10 1 6 Page Financial D10-13 Movies D . 14 Obituaries B 16-17 Opinion A 7 Radio Log D 16 Sports D 1- 8 TV Log D 17 Weather A 17 Women E M2 Mayor Graham charged yesterday that Charter Ticket mayoralty candidate John Driggs connived with "the monopoly press" to "stretch the truth" to make it apear Driggs had "the wholehearted personal endorsement" of Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz. Graham made the accusation after Larry R'cbnu.ncl, a candidate for City Council on Graham's Citizens Ticket, received a Megram front Goldwaler yesterday in which the senator said: "My endorsement of the Charter Government Ticket is based solely on my long interest in that and my desire to see it continue. Nothing personal at all Today's prayer Lord, like a cloud that gives forth rain and fills the heights and depths with waters, such is the man who, compassionate to all creatures* scatters wide his bounty with joy and pride and says, "Share! Share with me!" Amen. in my endorsement. I know your entire slate and admire them." Graham, who is seeking a fourth term as mayor, apparently based his charge on the publication Wednesday by The Arizona Republic of a portion of a Sept. ''6 Goldwater letter to Driggs. In the letter, which Goldwater addressed to "Dear John," the senator wrote: "I am glad that you have accepted the ' hallenge to run for mayor, and I hope that you are elected along with your entire ticket. I know you as an individual and I know of your interest and love for Phoenix. I also know those who are running with you and that they share this same concern." Graham, in' commenting on this portion of the letter, said that he, too, "is ,':'ad to see John Driggs in this campaign. . .It helps to make a contest out of it, and gives the people a choice between an experienced ticket on the one hand, and on the other a group of seven Continued on Page A-18 Associated Press CHICAGO — Bobby G. Seale, national chairman of the Black Panther Party, was held in contempt of U.S. District Court yesterday and sentenced to four years in prison by Judge Julius J. Hoffman. Judge Hoffman sentenced Seale to three months in prison for each of 16 incidents of contempt in the trial of the Panther leader and seven other men on conspiracy charges growing out of riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. At the same time, the judge declared a mistrial for Seale, separating him from the other defendants. He set April 23 for a new trial of Seale on the charges. Lawyers., judge at loggerheads By LOGAN McKECHNlE So many attorneys are refusing to have their cases heard by Maricopa County Superior Court Judge John E. Burke that the other judges are having to take his trials, The Arizona Republic learned yesterday. But, Burke said yesterday he cannot say how many cases ,he has transferred from his court. Neither can the county court administrator nor can the Arizona Supreme Court, which has administrative control of the Superior Court. "I don't consider it a problem," Burke told The Arizona Republic. However, Presiding Judge Charles L. Hardy does consider it a problem and has sent the following to the 22 other judges on the county bench: "So many affidavits of bias and prejudice are being filed against Judge Burke that it is no longer feasible to have each of such cases assigned to a new judge by the normal procedure. Indeed, many judges are balking at taking any new cases from Judge Burke. "I have informed Judge Burke to send -henceforth all cases in which he is disqualified to me, and I shall then assign Continued on Page A-4 Scale is being held in the Cook County Jail on a fugitive warrant from New Haven, Conn., where he is charged with the murder of another, member of the Black Panther Party. Judge Hoffman's ruling appeared to resolve the impasse growing out of Scale's repeated interruptions of the trial with the demands that he be allowed to defend himself. The judge ordered Oct. 29 that Seale be bound and gagged in an effort to stifle the disruptions. He relented, without explanation, Monday and Scale continued to voice his demands to cross-examine witnesses. The dispute reached the breaking point earlier yesterday when defense lawyers William M. Kunstler and Leonard I. Weinglass refused to cross-examine a California sheriff's deputy who testified about Scale. They said they did not represent Seaie. Seale went to the lecturn and began questioning the witness: "Did you ever kill a Black Panther member? Why did you follow me to the airport? Have you ever taken part in raids at Black Panther headquarters?" Judge Hoffman, 74, excused the jury and recessed the session 90 minutes early and spent more than three hours preparing his contempt citation. The judge cited 16 instances of contempt beginning Sept. 26 when Seale called him a "blatant racist," and culmi- Cohtinued on Page A-4 Array of urban problems face America's new mayors Associated Press America's newly elected mayors face an array of urban problems. Carl B. Stokes of Cleveland has a police probr lem. Peter F. Flaherty 'wants to.' cut Pittsburgh's record budget. ' ' . In New York, John V. Lindsay said yesterday his victory demonstrated, a decline in the importance, of political parties. Detroit Mayor Roman S. Gribbs has pledged to cut the crime rate. Cleveland's Stokes, a Democrat who Mayor of what? MAESER, Utah (AP) - Victory, for S. Harold McKee, was hollow. McKee was elected mayor of Maeser Tuesday by a better than 5-1 margin. But at the same time, residents of the tiny northeastern Utah community voted, by a 289-20 margin, to disincorporate the town and turn its assets over to the Maeser Water Improvement District. Maeser now has no need for a mayor. Its business will be conducted by the county. became the first Negro mayor of a major U.S. city in 1967, got crucial support from white.voters in defeating his Re. publican challenger, . County Auditor Ralph J. 'Perk,, r20 ; ,559 to 116,806, an edge of 3,75'3. . , . . The key problems facing Stokes, in addition to; hostility to him among the police, are a rising crime rate and air arid water pollution.. He says he will continue to strengthen the police depart• ment, while insisting on continued civilian control.' Flaherty, 45, th,e insurgent Democrat moving into Pittsburgh's City Hall, said his first' order of business .will be to try reducing the city's record high budget. And he said he will meet with the leaders of civil rights groups pressing for more construction industry jobs for Negroes. Flaherty's victory in a May primary broke a deeply entrenched Democratic machine. On Tuesday, he easily defeated Republican John K. Tabor, 118,666 to 62,541. Tabor had mounted a strong law and order attack near the end of the campaign. Lindsay, 47, after a spectacular come-, Continued on Page A-2 Dog racers refuse audit,, can't join association By DON BOLLES Arizona's dog racing operators again were denied membership in the American Greyhound Track Operators Association last month because they refused to be audited, despite a personal appeal made in Ireland on their behalf by a member of the Arizona Racing Commission. Commission Vice Chairman Al Marth of Phoenix and commission secretary James Murphy Jr. traveled at a cost to Arizona taxpayers of $1,407 to the Ireland convention. of the association. It met in conjunction with similar bodies from that country and England. AGTOA president Jack Ledoux confirmed yesterday that David Arthur and Albert Funk are .the only operators of major tracks in the United States who are not included among the organization's 27 members. Contacted by telephone in Orlando, Fla., Ledoux said the association requires prospective members to file a complete financial audit, and that the Funks were denied membership because they had declined to furnish an audit. Arthur Funk declined to comment on the matter. Ledoux said the Funks "have been interested in joining the association for a long time," but that their membership application again was returned after last month's AGTOA convention. "I caled Al Funk and told him, 'It's now up to you folks,' " the president reported. 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