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INSIDE- For women 3 Editorial ............-. 4 Sports 940 Entertainment It Comics -..-..-....-..-.... 12 Classified 1345 114lh YEAR-NUMBER 323 Krttang Ciinr 5 Tha Public Interest Is Tht First Concern Of This Newspaper FAVETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, MAY 21, 1974 IOCAI KMKAST- Chanc« of showers MM! · few thundershowers decreasing tonight wtth considerable cloudiness Wednesday. Coot tonight and Wednesday. Overnight low 67; lows tonight in the low 60s. Highs Wednesday in the tow 80s. Sunset today (: 201 sunns* Wednesday «:OS. Weather map on page 5. PAGfS-TEN CfNTS Jaworski Says Nixon Trying To Turn Charter Into Farce Nixon Facing New Threat Of Subpoena WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Nixon is facing a new subpoena threat from the House Judiciary Committee unless he agrees to turn over Truck Brakes Fail Guarantee Of Independence Is Questioned WASHINGTON (AP) -- Special prosecutor Leon Jaworski says President Nixon is trying to "make a farce" of the charter guaranteeing the prosecutor's independence and his right to subpoena Watergate Floyd Ferguson, 20, of West Frrk, escaped serious injury when the brakes on the beverage truck he was driving failed on Township Road. He told Fayctteville police was trying to go between two buildings when a car pulled out of the Kclley Brothers First Armed Confrontation BELFAST. Northern Ireland (AP) -- Protestant strikers opened fire with automatic weapons today on police who tried to dismantle street barricades blocking the flow of traffic into the city. No injuries were reporcd in the incident on ConnsweLer street in East Belfast, the first. armed confrontation between police and strikers in a Protestant-led general strike now in its seventh day. In London. Prime Minister Harold Wilson called a special cabinet meting to discuss the situation in Ulster. A jering mob of protestanl militants, meanwhile, punched and screamed abuse at Brit ain's top trade unionist. Lionel Murray, as he led a peace-making back-to-wnrk march into the giant Harland and Wolff shipyards, the British province's largest industry. Only about 150 workers joined tlie march, too few to get the shipyard back into operation. Armed police moved in ant hauled some 250 screaming flailing men and women avvaj from Murray, secretary-genera of the powerful British Trades Union Congress, and from scv eral Ulster union lenders marching with him. FORCE BOLSTERED A 15,500-man British force in Ulster was bolstered by 500 reinforcements from Englanc in preparation for a sliowdowr with militant Prnleslanls man ning 95 barricades across Bel fast's major roads. M o d e r a t e union leaders called on workers to assemble at two points in East Belfast t march under guard to jobs in two industrial areas, one a gi ant shipyard. But Sammy Smyth, a Proles tant extremist leader, tol newsmen: "We will keep thi barricades up until the country is on its knees." One strike leader sate "We're not backing off anolhe inch." "The government is not seek ing a confrontation, but if it i necessary to take action thi will be done." the British sccre tary of stale for Northern Ire land. Merlvn Rccs. (old parlia mont Monday. Farmers dumped thousand of gallons of milk today fo want of transport. The fo\ bread stores open in the capita limited buyers to one sma loaf. Fruits and vegetables la Mogruder Sentenced WASHINGTON (AP) -- Je Stuart Magruder, the No. man In President Nixon's n election campaign was sci tenccd loday to serve at lea 10 months in prison for hclpin plan the Walergale break ' bugging and cover-up. tting in closed grocery stores. Ttie strike leaders are osed lit an agreement st year by Britain, the Belfast ovcrnmcnt and Ireland to give ublin a limited voice in Ulster fairs. iiuiiiiiiiuniniiuuiiiiiiiinniniiniiiiiiiiiniiinininniiiiniiii RAIN CHANCE TO DECREASE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The chance of precipitation should decrease in Arkansas Wednesday. T h e National S e r v i c e said showers and thiinticrshowers are expected lonighl. The rain aclivity is cxjfcclcd to le heaviest in the eastern half of the state. The Weather Service s n i A Ihundershowcrs were c curring this morning along .. front from central Oklahoma norttiward lo the Dakotas. Temperatures should slightly cooler. Plea Entered In Shooting Bobby Morgan, 36, Villoiv Avc.. pleaded innoccti oday in Washington Court to a charge of decree murder. Morgan is accused c Roosevelt Willis. -i2. Willow Ave., Sunday night. Morgan was arrested St night after Willis' daughter-in aw, Mrs. Billy Willis, told po ice that Morgan had come I the Willis apartment and askei ,o sec the older Willis outside just before (.lie shooting. Morgan was released Sunda, and then arrested again " -day evening afler it decided to file charges agains him. Morgan is being held in Ih Washington County jail willioi lxnd. Trial was set for Aut 2. Willis was born Oct. 15. 193 in Calhonn City, Miss,, the so of Houston and M a r y Willis. Ho was a mci the St. James ^ Church. He is survived by his \vio*o\\ Mrs. Maggie Willis of Fayclt villc; two sons, Hilly Joe Roosevelt Jr., both of Fayett ville; three daughters, Connii Gladys and Sherry of Fayctl (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) ' r -1 rail he lumber company parking lot two causing him fo swerve and tilled hit the building. (TlMESpho- hers to by Ken Good) ce At Belfast tores, e op- igned Selfast o give Ulster iiiiiiinnnii :E E ESS tation ;ansas eather \llcred lowers e rain lo le n half s a i d oc- long a i horn a as. d be HEIIIillllll Bd J 514 S inoccti Circui f firs killing in s lit. Simdaj :iter-in old JK) omc lo asked lutsule Sunda, i Mon : wa a gains in Ih williou r A ui IB, 19i the so Conle iber o cthodis \vido\\ ''aye 11 r oe an Fayett Conni Kayclt TWO) Many Protestants fear that he Council of Ireland which the three governments agreed o set up would ire a move to- vartl unity with the pre- tonnminlly Roman Catholic re- niblic to the south. Fire Siren On Top City Hall To Be Retired The fire siren atop City Hall, vhich bas been used to cal olunteer atul off-duty firemen o a tire, will he retired effec- ive today as a ftro alarm ant ised in the future only in the vent of a tornado threat. Fire Chief Charles McWhorter aid firemen will bo called back y use of radio, which will allow he dispatcher to send volun- ccrs and off-duty men directly o the scene of a fire. Tn the past, McWhorler said vheti the siren sounded, those iremcn being called in had to elephono Central Fire Station o determine the location of the ire and obtain their orders. "This way," he said, "we can ?ive them all' the information hey need at one time." FOR TORNADOES McWhorter said, officials are aware thai the siren cannot be leard all over town but, addcc "it's better tban nothing." The sircti will iic soundec only if the U. S. Weather Ser vice reports a tornado in th immediate vicinity of the ciL When il sounds, McWhorte said, it will be a signal to lak cover. The siren will be operated b the radio operator at the Fa cttevJHe Police Deparimen where information from t h Weather Service is obtained. A test of the system will be made at noon Wedncsda McWhorler .said, unless weathe conditions arc such that might nl arm people. Return To Work HOUSTON ( A P ) -- : Bo ermakers who struck May 10 a four-state region returned work today after negotiate pounded out a new contrac during the night. The ne\v agreement calls to an 80-cent an hour increase im mediately and a -Ifl-cent hi' Jan. 1. On the first of the yea the wages-benefit package wi have reached $9.28 an hour, u ion sources reported. pes and other material relat- ? to the dairy fund and ITT alters. The White House promised to ply Monday to the com ittee's April 19 request for the aterial, but sent word last ght it would respond today. lairman Peter W. Rodino Jr. -N.J.. has said he will seek bpoena if the evidence is nol orthcoming. Nixon aslo must reply r cdnesday to an earlier com itlee subpoena for 11 Water- ite tapes. Nixon's deepening tape trou- es overshadowed today's re- umption of the Judiciary Com- ittee's impeachment hear- gs, now zeroing in on the cru- al March 1973 slage of the atergale cover-up. The commitlee, continuing in osed session despite White ouse demands that hearings e opened, is expected to hear day a tape of a March 13, 73, presidential conversation ith John W. Dean 111 and one- me White House chief of staff ,R. Haldeman. DEAN CONVERSATION The panel will then hear -- oday if time permits or other- ise'on Wednesday -- a tape of ixon's March 21. 1973, conver- ation with Dean, his former hite House counsel. The March 21 conversation, uring which Nixon and Dean iscussed the payment of mon- y to convicted Watergate bur- !lar E. Howard Hunt to keep lim quiet, is regarded by some members as the kcv to whether Nixon will be linked to the cov- r-up. Also important to Nixon's lances of avoiding impeachment, however, is his response ) the committee's subpoena on Vednesday, and any new ones lat may be issued. "It is going to be difficult for nyone to vote to exonerate lim if he doesn't produce what ·e think is necessary," Rep. om Railsback of Illinois, an ntluential GOP member, told lewsmen. "I've been trying to ;et that message through." Nixon notified the committee ;ive it any more Watergate material. The committee has requested 76 Watergate tapes and is expected to issue sub- xrcnas for the others as the iced arises during the presen- alion of evidence. Youth Injured In Bus Wreck GREENLAND -- . A nine-year- old boy received minor injuries his morning when a Greenland School bus and a f a r m tractor lulling a manure spreader collided in the Campbell Community. Allan Myers son of Mrs. Janice Myers was treated and · c l c a s c d a t Washington Ffegional Medical Center where ic was taken by private car following the mishap which occurred at 7:45 a.m. No other injuries were sus tainccl. There were approximately 10 students is the bus driven by Robert Smith. 48 Driver of the f a r m tractor was Floyd Anderson. Deputy Sheriff Lawrence McNeil of the Washingtor County Sheriff's o f f i c e invest! gated the accident and had no returned from the scene bj press time. ·^lltJ.miJKiUB-^»^'»i».* vJMhii, · ··IH 1 Si^y'jjSHfigisjiSK^BBa^BB^^^^C /^^^^^Hk c^^^Hl^^^^HH^I^^HI IliiiiiiBiRI^B ^HB^^^^^^^H \ ilKiMHBI^BIflBK^^BI^BB ^Hulre^liixniSHHiW^^HMflilat ffiif^HIHRt l^^^^^^Klli^^^^lfli ·* % «@KmfflHMHHHnH|jM|HM||i^^^lra^^^^B · K^fW^^HMl^fflHflB^iEl^HlPmn^lH^Bl^^^^H ^SSff'tleSSSS^SKtta^Hi^lf^ Sr^^9 fHf"lw^l^WT^Srii^^n ^^F^HPrffiffi ^·BwTlfflHI^B^^^B Pllf PSfe^^£?s|^^S:| ^JEiR^R^'^^^^^I^^^B K ^ WLWf?SM'c.5©?«ff *§QKttl i ; .wMBllllBaffi HHKfSBKnBB^H wte$3f$Mr * m-£m mmm'm^^^^R^^^I^^^^HM -- TTMESPhoto by Ken Good GIRL DIES IN WRECK . . . 19-year-old Paula Barker was killed Monday night in this car wreck at Old Wire Rood and Hwy. 265 Fayetteville Girl Killed In Car Wreck Paula Barker, 19, of 1653 Broadview Drive was killed Monday night in a one car accident at the intersection of Old Wire Road and Hwy. 265. Three other persons were injured, one critically, in the accident. Fayetteville police said Miss Barker was a passenger in a car driven by Melvin J. Stark, 13, of Rogers which went out of control on a slight curve at he intersection, struck a bridge ind overturned, throwing three of the vicitims from the car. Stark is listed in critical condition in the intensive care unit at W a s h i n g t o n Regional Medical Center t h i s norning. Miss Susan Heath, 16, HHHilWiB'iWfiW^ NEWS BRIEFS Window Broken Fayetteville police said a large plate glass window was found shot out at the Raymo, Inc. building on Hwy. Ifi east early Monday morning. Police said a large caliber weapon was apparently used, as the bullet went through the window, through a paneled wall and almost through the exterior wall. Cross Border TEL AVIV. Israel (AP) -Israeli warplanes crossed the Lebanese border today, bombing and strafing "Arab terrorist targets" lofs than 24 hours after Premier Golda Meir declared a systematic new war against guerrillas, the military command announced. Thai Resignation BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) -Premier Sanya Thammasak and his eighl-month-old civilian government resigned loday and a military alert was declared throughout the nation. Gen. Kris Srivara, the commander in chief of the arm and national security director said the alert was a pre cautionary measure t a k e n to insure the security of the country. Closh In Korco SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -South Korea reported today that three North Korean infil trators clashed with South Ko reans on an island off the coun try's southwestern coast, leav ing one Communist and fou islanders -- a policeman, two reservists and one village offi cial-- dead. Many Problems WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has passed a ^Z4 billion ducation bill, but it faces many problems in conference vith the House and when it caches President Nixon's desk. The big issue in the confer- nce will be how far Congress hould go in trying to restricl busing for school desegregation purposes. Bumpers Aid LITTL EROCK (AP) -- Gov. )ale Bumpers received sub- tantially more aid from the Arkansas division of the Associated Milk Producers. Inc., in iis 1970 campaign than he has acknowledged, according to a ormer AMP! political activist vho is now employed by a SU P" xrter of Sen. J. William Fulbright. Bumpers 1 campaign aides disputed Che allegation. No Comment O M A H A , Neb. (AP)-- A Strategic Air Command spokes- nan said Tuesday Gen. John C Meyer would neither confirm deny nor comment on a repor te plans to retire Aug. 1 a SAC comma nder-inchief. The Omaha Worhl-FIerald in its Tuesday morning edition quoted f r i e n d s of Meyer as sa five months ahead ol schedul because of personal reasons. . . B Wages Increase WASHINGTON (AP) -- Th Labor Department reports tha wage increases in Japan an European countries last year were as much as triple the a\ erage pay hike for America workers, thus diminishing th competitive cost advantages o foreign labor. ' iMmHBII^IHil^^ f 716 S. College Ave. is in fair ondition in the intensive care nit and Miss Kathryn Strue- )ing, 19, of 1653 Broadview )rive was treated and released. TROUBLE ON CURVE Police said the car was raveling east of Old Wire Road nd went out of control after egot Sating the slight curve, 'he car hit the gravel shoulder and slid across the intersection or a dj stance of about 252 feat, wfore hitting the west end of he bridge. Police said the car hen traveled another 78 feet )eforc leaving the roadway. after which the car overturned and slid another 96 feet, before corning to rest on its top. P o l i c e said Miss Barker was t h r o w n some 39 feet past the overturned vehicle and was found lying in a ditch. Stark was found in the ditch 5 feet past the car, and Miss leath was thrown about 36 feoL Jf the f o u r , only Miss Struebing remained inside the car. The injured were taken to Vashington Regional Medical Center shortly after the 10:17 ),m. accident and Miss Barker vas pronounced dead at 1:10 a.m. this morning. Miss Barker's death brings to our the number killed on Vashington County roads since January 1. In the same period ast year. 13 had died. Miss Barker was born April 7, 1955 at Springdale, she was a Lutheran. She is survived by her mother Mrs. Bonnie Rogers of Springdale; three brothers, Bobby Say Denard, Donald Denard and Billy Dean Denard. all of Springdale; an a u n t . Mrs. Pauline Johnson of Springdale and icr maternal grandmother. Mrs. Dorothy Neff of Springdale. Funeral service will be at 1C a.m. Thursday at the Salem Lu- Lheran Church with burial in the Lutheran Cemetery, under the direction of Sisco Chapel. Vandalism Reported Acts of vandalism were reported at the C e n t r a Christian Church at 419 W Rock St. during the past week. Floyd Southern, 1W W. 5th St.. told Fayetteville police tha someone had torn a screer from one window. broker another and cut or ripped the telephone wires from an outsidt wall. The building had not beer entered. vicience irom wmte House iles. Jaworski's challenge to th» 'resident's willingness to ac- ept the prosecutor 5 independ* i nce was disclosed Monday hortly after U.S. District ludge John J. Sirica ordered siixon to obey a subpoena from he special prosecutor's office le ma riding tapes of 64 conversations sought as evidence in .he Watergate cover-up trial. Meanwhile. U.S. District Tudge Gerhard A. Gesell began tearing requests from defendants in the White House plumbers case for access to files that might support their contention hey were working on a legitimate national security matter. J. Fred Buzhardt, White Housa counsel, was scheduled to appear before Gesetl to testify whether material sought by the defendants exists. On Capitol Hill, the House Judiciary Committee scheduled another day of hearing evidence in closed session. Mem- aers were expected to listen to the tape of a March 13, 1973, aresidential conversation with John W. Dean III and H. R. Jaworski disclosed details oT his latest clash with the White House in a strongly worded letter to Sen- James 0. Eastland, D-Miss., chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. LATEST CLASH Jaworski told Eastland that in opposing the cover-up trial subpoena, St. Clair had said "it is the President's contention that he has ultimate authority to determine when to prosecute, whom to prosecute, and with what evidence to prosecute." "The crucial point is that the President, through his counsel, is challenging my right to bring an action against him to obtain evidence, or differently stated, he contends that I cannot take the President to court," t he prosecutor said. That position, said Jaworski, would make "a farce" of his charter and would render its guarantee of the right to take the President to court "an idle and empty one." In his order directing the poenaed material to determine . . - 05 pra rvKMfir ally rejected what he called the ^resident's "attempt to abridge he special prosecutor's independence." Sirica said the need for evidence for the trial was "if any- hing, more compelling . . . since the matter has developed! nto a criminal trial" tban in the case last Aug. 29, when he ordered Nixon to turn over apes for evidence for the Watergate grand jury. ORDER UPHELD In the earlier case, the U.S. Court of Appeals upheld Sirica's order and Nixon eventually turned over the tapes. · Seven former administration and campaign aides are charged with conspiring to try to block the investigation of the Watergate break-in. They are Haldeman. John D. Ehrlichman, Charles W. Colson, John N. Mitchell, Robert C. Mardian, Gordon C. Strachan and Kenneth W. Parkinson. Gesell released a letter Monday that he received from the President in which Nixon ^e nied any prior knowledge of tha September 1971 break-in at the office of Daniel Ellsberg's psy- 1 chiatrist. Dr. Lewis Fielding The alleged purpose of the mis- (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO Parents Of SLA Members Plead For Survivors To Surrender LOS ANGELES (AP) -- As police continued their search for Patricia Hearst and William and Emily Harris, the distraught parents of Ihc suspected Symhionese Liberation Army members pleaded wilh their children to surrender rather than face possible violent death. With the memory of last f n- day's flaming deaths of six SLA members vivid in her mind, Mrs. Betty Bunnell, Harris mother, said: "All of us just can't bear the thought of seeing tnything on film like we saw this past weekend, and to think that it might happen to my son b almost unbearable and I do wish he would give himself up." Mrs. Harris' father, Frederic Schwartz, flew to Los Angeles from Chicago Monday night lo plead with his daughter to surrender to him. In a statement aimed at Emily. 27, Schwartz said, "You have only two choices open now: You may elect to die an equally horrible and totally useless death . . . Your other choice is lo come forth and live." He offered lo meet her and take her to law officers. And in Hiilshorough, Call!., Catherine Hearst, mother of the 20-year-old coed whose kidnap- ing on Feb. 4 set off the series of events, said, "I hope she will ivc herself up and come ,ome." But there was no sign that Miss Hearst or the Harrises, a white couple, were about lo give up voluntarily. And more llian IM local, stale and federal law officers remained on full- time duty in search of the three, who are described as "armed and extremely d a n - gerous" and possibly the last remnants of the small band of terrorists. Law officers said their search for Miss Hearst and Ihe Harrises was still centered in Southern California, although Ixs Angeles Police Cmdr. Pete Hegan declared, "If they've got any sense, they'd have left. Things are getting hot here." The Ihree arc wanted on FBI complaints, filed Monday, for investigation of illegal use and possession of automatic weapons. The FBI decision to classify Miss Hearst as an SI,A participant capped a wild weekend in which six members of the SLA, including its top leader. Cinque, died after an hour-long gun battle with 504 police at a south Los Angeles hideout. The FBI said it concluded that Miss Hearst had joined the revolutionary clique which violently kidnaped her 3% months ago after an 18-year-old youth identified her and the Harrises as Ihe persons who kidnaped him for 12 hours and stole his truck in a geUway from a sporting goods store last Thursday. The FBI said it believed Miss Hearst fired JO rounds of automatic rifle slugs into the store after Harris allegedly burgled an attempt to shoplift a 49-cent pair of socks. William Sullivan, an FBI official in Los Angeles, said the bungled shoplifting started police into the rapid series of weekend developments in which they hegan to close in on tbe SLA for the first time. "If these people didn't make mistakes, it would be hard as hell to catch them," he said Monday. Miss Hearst, who had been studying art history at Ihe University of California and planning a summer wedding when she was kidnaped, "will he given the opportunity to aurrffl- der," Sullivan said. But he added soJemnlyi "U he opens fire on FBI agents or police, the fire will be returned." The FBI said it has received "numerous reports on the possible whereabouts of the three and was checking them out." Among the leads was a report from a landlady in Los Angeles who said two black men and a white woman whom she said looked like Miss Hearst had tried to rent an apartment Sunday night-offering $500. She said when she lold them there was no room, one ot the men nicked her dress with a knife. And Emmy Brubach, the Hearst family cook for eight years, .taid she was sure she saw Miss Hearst driving a red Volkswagen on Sunday on U.S. 101 soulh of San Francisco. The' lime would have been about the same as the Los Angeles "sighting." I n Hillsborough. Miss Hearst's father, Randolph A. Hearst, who vainly sponsored a $2 million food-giveaway in a ransom effort, said he did not believe his daughter would give herself up, but clung to his belief that she has been brainwashed or coerced. Hearst, editor and president of Ihc San Francisco Examiner, said he thought Patty "honestly believes that she's a member o'f the group. This sort of brainwashing is not an unheard at thing . . ." U.S. Ally. James Browning Jr, said Monday it i* "entirely possible" that Miss Hearst now will be indicted for her part in i San Francisco bank robbery ast month. Currently, she is 5ought only as a material witness in the holdup. The lour persons originally charged with he bank robbery were among the six who died in the Los Angeles shootout Friday when their hideout house burned. Browning said a (rand jury will listen to new testimony [rom Thomas Matthews, II, of Los Angeles, who claims a woman he identified as Itiu Hearst told him she wiUiarfrj took part in the robbery. In a tape recording in April, Mi** Hearst said she had taken put in the robbery ol her own bm -ittl.

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