Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 16, 1974 · Page 11
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 11

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Thursday, May 16, 1974
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Wearing The Jewels Mrs. Nixon Says Gift Of Jewelry Tor The Birds' WASHINGTON (API -- "Oh, that's for the birds," commented First Lady Pat Nixon when asked about a newspaper story concerning a gift of jewelry f r o m the Saudi Arabian royal f a m i l y . Mrs. Nixon was responding Wednesday to a report, firs't disclosed in The Washington Post by columnist Maxine Cheshire, that the jewelry had been kept in Mrs. Nixon's bedroom safe before being recorded in a special White House gifts office. The White House acknowledged Tuesday that the First Lady and her daughters over Ihe past five years had accepted jewelry worth more than $52,- ·100 from Ihe Saudi Arabian family, but said it was all within the bounds of official protocol and was properly recorded. However,' Mrs. Cheshire said the jewelry was not actually processed or received by the gifts office until March 28, 1974, after a reporter asked to see records on specific Saudi jew els. First Lady Pat Nixon and daughter Tricia Nixon Cox wear the jewelry un three different occasions which according to the Washington Post was a gift from the Saudi Arabian Royal Fawnily. From left: Pat Nixon wearing diamond and emerald earrings at the White House in March of 1073; Tricia Cox wearing ruhy and diamond earrings in March of 1972; and Mrs. Nixon wearing an emerald and diamond necklace and earrings in October of 1973. (AP WirephoUi) Israelis Blame Lax Security For Shoot-Out By JONATHAN BRODER TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) "If the army had done its job of guarding the borders, they wouldn't have had to shoot it out with the terrorists in Maa lot and all those children wouldn't have been hurt." said an angry young Tel Aviv mother. Her words were echoed by many Israelis, shocked and angry with their security forces after the Arab guerrilla attack Wednesday in which 20 schoolchildren, a family of three and a soldier were killed, and 7' others were wounded. An Arab woman was also killed in an ambush. The attack came 34 days after another group of Arab guerrillas invaded another town near the Lebanese border. Qir yat Shmonah. and killed 18 per sons, including eight children. A day or more before eacl attack, security forces found in dications ttal guerrillas had crossed the border. "What is to stop the terrorists from doing the same thing in Tel A v i v ? " asked Elli Co hen, a young suburban house wife. "We need more sccunts or else more people are goint to die." The government last week re fused a group of Tel Ayi' teachers when they asked lot guns to protect their classes, But the police allowed t a x drivers to carry guns aflci guerrillas murdered a Jerusa 1cm cabbie last month and wi red his body with explosives. Sarah p:hrlich, another Te Aviv mother, said she wa frightened for her two sludcn daughters. "Nowhere is safe any more, she said. "It reminds me of to- days in Palestine before stale hood when the Arabs would at lack out of nowhere. It isn any safer now t h a n it was then but we carried g u n s and yoi felt better knowing you wer protected. And the army did it job much better then." Menahem Begin, leader the opposition Likud bloc parliament, called for an offi cial inquiry into the Maalo massacre and charged a ' weakening it Israel s de fenses." Rafi Jacohson. a reserve tan officer, compared the Bihlica seven years o[ p l e n t y with llir seven years after Ihe 1967 war "We had it very good the and we may have forgotte that there are many Arabs that want to kill us," he said. "Now we should figure on seven years of famine." More Evidence Presented In Cancer Study By F R A N K CAREY DALLAS. Tex. CAP) - !ew York cancer specialist laid today there is initial evidence that the powerful, cmn- )ined treatments being user vith growing success againsl childhood cancer can cause 'second cancers" and other de "ccts in some patients years ater. Dr. Ciiulio .1. D'Angio stressed that only a relativelj "ew cases of late-developing complications--including inl pairmcnt of normal function o! some bodily organs--have been loted among h u n d r e d s patients benefiting from "no able advances" against child liood cancer in the last decade. But he told the first nationa conference on childhood cancer ponsorcd by the American dancer Society, lhat there is a need for special caution in ap p l y i n g the "radical treatments' successful against the origina malignancy. The treatments include sur gcry, super-voltage irradiation atid various combinations o "chemotherapcutic" drugs-sometimes all three in combination. He said in a report prepared for the opening session of the conference lhat cancer specialists arc now t r y i n g to identify and retain only those com- loncnts t h a t are essential for success against the initial cancer and eliminate those that may pose a risk years later. Childhood cancer including leukemia, llodgkins' disease and c e r t a i n tumors of the brain, nervous system, eye. kidney and bone--is relatively rare, striking only one child in 7,000. But it ranks second only to accidents as a killer of school-age children and is the No. 1 disease killer for children under 15. In his report. Dr. D'Angio, chief of radiation therapy at New York's Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, said .some immediate bad effects have long been noted from the new treatments for children with cancer. Heavy Rains Damage Helena HELENA, Ark. (AP) -- Au- horitics said flood waters were receding here Wednesday night, ut the; weather today will dc- ermitjc whether more than 300 lersnns can return to their homos. A spokesman for the Civil Defense said about 50 persons spent Wednesday night at tho National Guard Armory. An undetermined number of other persons were housed at churches in the area. Uocl Cross officials fed the evacuees supper Wednesday night and breakfast today. According to (he National Weather Service, more than eight inches of rain Tell on the city in less than 24 hours Wednesday. A spokesman tor the Phillip's County sheriff's office said Wednesday night that he hoped the residents could return home today, but he said that will depend on the rain. 'We're hoping (hat will got. end," he said. "We've enough water now/' J. M. Howe, chairman of the Phillips County chapter of the Kcd Cross, said the water, which was five to six feet deep in some places, would subside rapidly if there was no more rain. However, the forecast called for a 30 per cent chance for to day. The spokesman for the sheriff's office said that most roads w e r e passable Wednesday solated spots of high water. No i n j u r y was reported and no damage estimate was immediately available, although the spokesman "it's gonna be very high." Howe estimated that 1,400 ionics received major dama_ and at least 30 businesses suffered losses. He also said aboul 225 agricultural structures were damaged by the rain. Gov. Dale Bumpers ordered seven National Guardsmen to the area Wednesday. The guardsmen, using three 2V 2 ton Army trucks, did most of the evacuating. Capt. Johnny Cooper of the Helena Police Department said t h a t motorboats were running down main street ' earlier Wednesday. He said he was standing in two inches of water at the police station. Rep. Bill Alexander, 1) Ark. sent telegrams to the Federa Disaster Assistance Adminis t r a t o n and Ihe Office of Emer gcncy Preparedness requesting "prompt consideration and fa vorable action on requests fo disaster assistance." Bengals File Mppcal CINCINNATI -- The Cincin nati Bengals appealed to th 6th U.S. Clrruit Court of Ap peals after a lower court re fused to enjoin the World Foot ball League from signing the! night, but there were still a few players to future contracts. DECENCY OF CONDUCT OF PUBLIC OFFICIALS IS IMPORTANT AS SHERIFF OF WASHINGTON COUNTY DICK HOYT WILL RE-ESTABLISH PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN THIS OFFICE. Pol. Ad Pd. by Hoyt for Sheriff Comm. Opal Hammond, Chrmn. Jackie Admits She Misses U.S. Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jacqueline Onassis fouml herself .surrounded by a crush of pho- togaphcrs vying for good camera angles when she made one of her rare public appearances here. Mrs. Onassis attended a dinner Wednesday night for for- 1 mer New York Gov. W. Avercll Harriman given by the Democratic Study Group. Mrs. Onassis posed wilh her escort Billy Walton, a Washington sculptor. She said Walton was an old friend. The former first lady seemed amused at Uie shouting photographers. Asked whether she missed the American press, she grinned and replied. "Yes." Martha Mitchell Tins Interviewer MONTGOlVfERY, Ala. (AP) -- Martha IVfitchell has interviewed the wife of Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace for a possible magaEine article. Mrs. Mitchell was a guest of Wallace and his wife. Cornelin. It a dinner Wednesday night. A spokesman said the wife of for- ·Mr Atty. G«n. John N. Mil- cfaell wt» interviewing Mrs. Wallace for the possible story. WHAT IS FIRST FEDERAL UP TO? OVER 33 MILLION DOLLARS and still growing MAY WE SERVE YOU? 2 Locations To Serve You On ttte Square and Northwest Arkansas Plaza first federal savings PHONE 521-3424 or 521.3534 Coach Resigns PORTLAND. Ore. -- Jack cCloskey, citing "irreconci- jle differences. 1 ' resigned ach of the Portland Trail azers of the National Basket- Association. Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tnurj., May 16, 1974 rAVETTIVILLI, ARKANSAS Portugal Will Continue Its African Wars LISBON. Portugal (AP) --, 'ortugal will continue its "de- 'ensive" wars in A f r i c a , the pa- .ion's new government announced today in outlining its aims. At the same t i m e , a vave of labor disputes broke out across the country. The center-left government of Gen- Antonio de Spinola, t h e new president, and his cabinet also said it would m a i n t a i n tra Utional close ties with the United States and Ihe North At- .antic Treaty Organization. "Frank and free debate" on he future of Mozambique. Anjola and Portugese Guinea. ?ortugal's. three African colonies, is also called for within a "ramework of self-determina- ion as a long-range goal. The provisional government said it would respect all exist- ng treaties, notably the one binding Portugal to NATO, and all foreign and financial agreements. The program calls for estab lishing diplomatic and com mercial relations with all countries. This appeared to mean a diplomatic offensive toward the Communist world with which Portugal did not m a i n t a i n rela- SEWING CLASSES ENROLL TODAY FABRIC CITY ons under the right-wing gov- ·nments of Antonio de Oliveira ilazar and Marcello Caetano. The government also pro- osed "renewal of Portugal's clations with the Arab coun- ies," which have been at odds ith Portugal and have m a i n - ined an oil boycott against it ecause of the colonial wars, nly Lebanon has a diplomatic mission in Portugal, The 200.000-momber textile lion voted to strike Friday for 5 to 70 per cent increases in ages that now range from $56 o $128 a month. Thousands of workers went on strike at the Portuguese divisions of t h e Pfizor, Bayer. Wander and Sandoz chemical companies. Nearly 9,000 workers struck at the Lisnave shipyard. Strikes were reported imminent in (he Algarve. the resort area in southern Portugal. Portugal's new president, C!on. Antonio de Spinola. prepared to wind up the initial phase of his military revolution by swearing in a provisional cabinet t h a t includes two Communists. Down You'll save gas. You'll save money. You'll be safer. For nil your insurance needs, drive slowly to your MFA Insurance office. Look to the Shield. 2587 No. College FayettevUlc Phone 521-7111 OPEN DAILY 9-10; CLOSED SUNDAY THURS., FBI., SAT. ONLY 6-PLAY GYM SET 5-PLAY GYM SET Our Reg. 53.88 3 Days Only 38 Reg. 42.88 3 Days 28 Six-leg gym set includes 2 swings, 1 sky skooter,swinging ladder, 2-passenger lawn glider and 6-ft. convertible slide bed. 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