Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 13, 1974 · Page 1
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INSIDi- Editorial 4 For women ....; « Sports ....:.-.,... K . : 13-15 Amusements 17 Comics ,.y .· 20 Classified -.-..;.; 21-24 114th YEAR-NUMBER 344 J}ort1)tucst The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEVIUE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1974 LOCAL FORICAST- Kalr .to partly cloudy s k i e s and warmer temperatures ar» expected in Northwest Arkansas through Friday. Overnight low 56. Lows tonight in t n » low to mid 60s with highs Friday near 90. Sunset today 8:34; sunrise Friday 5:59, Weather map on page IS. ·£24 PAGES-TEN CENTS ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (AP) -- President Nixon and Presi- ent Anwar Sadat traveled by rain through the heartland of gypt today to the cumulative heers of more than a million iti'/.ens. Nixon promised to join Sadat n building "an era of coopera- on" centering on public and rivals U.S. aid. Visas For Two After 26 months of Irving lo leave (he Soviet Union, ballet dancer Vallery Panov and his wife were finally granted exit visas Wednesday lo go to Israel. Panov says he wants lo go to Kngland and the U.S. to thank all I hose who helped him gel the visas. Related slory on page 18. (AP Wire- Photo) Arab Guerrillas Kill Three Women In Attack On Kibbutz TEL AVIV (AP) Three Arab guerrillas wearing long hair nnd gnmiy headbands to look like hippie-style foreign v o l u n t e e r workers slipped across thn Lebanese border today, and killed three women and wounded three men in an Israel farming settlement, officials said . They said an off-duty paratrooper killed two of the terrorists, and the third blew himself up with his own explosives. In Beirut, the Popular Front for the Libcralion of Palestine -- General Command claimed responsibility for the attack and said the raid WRS "our reaction to the Nixon visit to the Arab world." But it said the attack was launched from "some base within Israeli territory' and not from Lebanese soil Nixon traveled to Alexandria, Egypt lortny. and the Arab commando assault came three days before his visit lo Israel. It brought the number of terrorist victims in Israel to 49, including 31 children, in the past two months. Semi-official Lebanese sources in Beirut snid Israeli border artillery pounded the south Lebanese village of Ebles S a k e near the Israeli border in apparent reprisal for the raid. The Israeli state radio put the number of terrorists at four, hut the northern commander, Maj, Gen. Raphael Eytnn, said Ihe remains of the terrorists' bodies were so badly blasted that the exact number could not definitely be con firmed. Eytan said tw.o of the terrorists were s h o t by armed civilian niL-mbers of the kibbutz, and the others "apparently blow themselves up" with the terrorists. BELOW GOLAN HEIGHTS The terrorists, who apparently slipped across the border from Lebanon, attacked the little Israeli f a r m i n g settlement of Shamir below the foothills of the Golan Heights, Ihe' Israel command said. One of the, women killed in today's raid was a volunteer ims were from the settlement. The guerrillas who claimei ·esponsibility for today's rai iad demanded tha release o 100 Palestinians from Israel jrisons within six hours, bu shortly after Ihe demand wa delivered to newsmen the guer (CONTjMTOED ON PAGE TWO from Zealand, said resi- , dents of Shamir, who kept her identity secret until her famil was notified. The two other vie Open Hearings Eyed By Panel WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pla ;ucd by leaks, the Hous ludiciary Committee is consid cring making public most o :he evidence it has received in its impeachment inquiry. Meanwhile, the Nixon admin slration is renewing calls fo ,he committee to open up it proceedings. The committee's staff i screening the evidence, packe in 2B thick looseleaf notebooks :o determine what should sti ae kept secret, but. a commitle m-ajoriy appears ready to re lease the rest quickly. The proposal to do so cam at, a meeting Democrats hasti! Wednesday committee called by C h a i r m a n Peter W Rociino Jr., D-N.J., after new slories based on commute leaks appeared. The leaks dealt with Sncre tary of State Henry A. Kissin t'er's role in the wiretapping o government officials and news tien. Meanwhile, Vice Presirien Gerald R. Ford and preside! tial counselor Dean Bnrch a eu.scd the committee of dam aging Kissinger's reputation. STRONG ARGUMENT Ford said "this leak proces i the House Judiciary Com millee is a very strong argi mont for . . . the committee I open up its hearings and lt. (n public see 'first-hand, m through the leak process. Ir information they're getting Burch said Rodino " to have lost control" seeme over th (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) 'entering On Public, Private Aid Nixon Promises Cooperation With Egypt Talking with reporters as the special train rolled through the lllages in the fertile farmlands : the Nile Delta between Cairo nd Alexandria, Sadat said: "I want you to tell the Amerian people that the most natu- al thing is for us lo be riends." Nixon and Sadat sat on the pen end of a century-old coach Gilbow Pleads No Contest To Bid Violation Washington County Judge Vol jester's top Essistant, Lonnie B 3ilbow of Springdale, who was ndicted by a county Grand Jury last spring, peladed "no contest" to one of the jury's charges Wednesday in Washing 'on Circuit Court. Gilbow was accused of pur chasing termite killer with county funds without following he bidding procedure set ou y Arkansas law. The chargi s a misdemeanor and came i maximum fine of SI,000 with ]o imprisonment. On recommendation of Pro seculini; Attorney Mahton Gib- Circuit Judge Maupin Cumings set the fine at $250. The "no contest" plea is no a profession of guilt, but simplj mplics that the defendant wil lot contest the charge agains him. However, it does allow thi court to fix sentence, just a! a guilty "plea would. RELEASES STATEMENT Gilbow released a statemen Wednesday after he entered th plea, saying that the p l e a meant, "that T agree to accep responsibility for a technica violation of the cumbersom procedures set forth in the sta tute." Gilbow added that would like lo stress that thi plea does not alter my prevlou statements that I am innocen of any conscious wrong-doing." The statute involved stales ii part that counties must tak nformal bids on purchase totaling m o r e than $1,000 Gilbow was accused of pur chasing more than $1,000 wort] of Chloradanc, without bids. a pesticide The charge arose as part the grand jury's invcstigatio of purchasing by Ihe count judge's office. The jury's report said t h a t the "law awardin contracts for t h e delivery o goods by bids has been violate repeatedly. "Even though there may hav been no intent on the part o Ihe county judge fo break th law, he appears grossly negl gent in not checking to see tha it was being followed." ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY In his slatcment to the press Gilbow said Wednesday that h lakes responsibility for what h terms a "procedural foul-up, but he stressed that he had i n t e n t t o defraud. " T h violation for which I liav agreed to accept responsibilit requires neither an i n t e n t defraud nor any intent of an kind -- criminal or otherwise.' "There was no evidence, Gilbow said, "of any bencf flowing to me from the tran. action." Gilbow was also charged wil a felony -- larceny by baile -- as a result of the gran j u r y ' s investigations. T i charge involves a IflfiS Will^ Jeep belonging to the county. That case is expected to con- lo t r i a l in July. once used by Khedive Ismail, who opened the Suez Canal. An American helicopter circled over the train, and some 10,000 Egyptian Iroops were deployed along the route, primarily to keep the surging throngs off Ihe tracks. Egyptian security agents predicted as many as 10 million persons would turn out to see [he flag-decked, 13-car train as it moved through the fertile Nile delta to the ancient port the Greeks founded on the Mediterranean. Nixon and Sadat were re- axed and obviously enjoying the clear weather, enthusiastic crowds and happy children running alongside the train. After their mtdafternoon ar- rival, Nixon and Sadat were to] talk at the Has el Tin Palace. After an early-evening reception President and Mrs. Nixon were giving a slate dinner, reciprocating for the banquet the Sadats gave for Ihem Wednesday night in Cairo. The two presidents return to Cairo by helicopter Friday to visit the Pyramids. Nixon --AP Wirephoto EGYPTIANS CHEgR PRESIDENT'S VISIT .. .villagers watch and many cheer as special train iciih Nixon and Sadat passes WHOLESALE PRICES UP WASHINGTON (AP) Despite falling farm and food prices, widespread increases on a broad range of industrial products pushed wholesale prices up sharply again in May, the government said ioday. The Labor Department reported that wholesale prices rose a seasonally adjusted 1.3 per cent last month, about the same as the rates in March and April but not as much as in Ihe December-February period. Unadjusted, the increase last month was 1.5 per cent. Four Escape Jail CORNING, Ark. (AP) -Four persons escaped from the Clay County jail at Corning early today after sawing bars off a jail window, a deputy sheriff said. Cloyce Pierce, chief deputy for the Clay County sheriff's office, identified Ihe four as Mike Campbell, 17. of near Corning. L l o y d Burkman, 3-1. of McDougal. Dennis flenfro, 22, and Roy Reed, 26, both of Knobel. WASHINGTON (AP) -- A 'ederal judge apparently has decided that a White House concession on executive privi- ege may enable John D. Ehrlichman to face an early trial 'n the Ellsberg break-in case. After two weks of legal drama, which cast doubts on w h e t h e r Ehrlichman would stand trial at all, U.S. District Judge Gerhard Geseli appears Ehrlichman To Check Files White House Concedes Executive Privilege to have struck a last-minute agreement with President Nix- files. access to White House Gesell has scheduled a hearing with defense and prosecution lawyers in his chambers today, at which time he is expected to clear up the f i n a l details. The accord still denies Ehrlichman the right to take his attorney into t h e White NEWS BRIEFS Radio, Rifle Stolen H. \V. Springstead of Pump Station Road told Washington County deputy sheriffs Wednesday that someone had broken info his residence during t h e dav. A radio and a .22 caliber rifle were (nken. Cagle Sentenced Rickie Wade Ciiglc. 17. Springdale, was Kentenccd lo two years in the stale penitentiary Wednesday atler plendim guilty in Washington Circuit Court lo a charge of uttering a forged instrument. H was the second offense for Cafile. 1 ' ' · Hand-Carried To White House Wiretap Summaries Said Given Nixon WASHINGTON (AP) -- Reports on wiretaps placed on government officials and newsmen went directly U) President Nixon, according to a s o u r c e f a m i l i a r with the surveillance program. The source told The Associated Press that FBI summaries of the material overheard on the taps were hand-carried to the While House and delivered to the President and lo Henry A. Kissinger. The taps were begun in May 1969, and in June 1970 the FBI was ordered to deliver the summaries to H.R. Haldeman, then White House staff chief, rather than lo Nixon and Kissinger. then the President's national iccurity adviser. The wiretaps, placed on 13 administration four newsmen officials and In an effort to discover the source of leaks of; classified information, were an issue at confirmation hearings on Kissinger's nomination to be secretary of state. They cropped up again when the House Judiciary Committee's impeachment staff began presenting evidence in closed session on domestic surveillance activities of the Nixon administration. Some committee members said they were given documents that showed Kissinger initiated wiretaps. Kissinger responded at a news conference in Salzburg, Austria, Tuesday that "innuendoes which now imply that new evidence contradicting my testimony (before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee) has come to light are without foundation." He urged that committee to rcoren hearings on the matter and threatened to resign if the issue is not resolved. Within hours, the Washington Post published an FBI memorandum dated May 13, 1973, which said: "It appears the project of placing electronic surveillance at the request of the White House had its beginning in a telephone call to Mr, J. Edgar Hoover on May 9, 1969, from Dr. Henry A. Kissinger." But the source interviewed by The Associated Press said his knowledge of Ihe wiretapping program seemed fo agree with Kissinger's version--that Kissinger basically had a passive role, p r i m a r i l y naming i n d i v i d - uals who had access to leaked material. The source said that on May 10, I960, the day after the Hoo-i ver-Kissingcr telephone call de-' scribed in the FBI memo, Alexander M. Haig Jr.. then Kissinger's deputy at the White House, met with William C. Sullivan, an assistant director of the FBI. Haig told Sullivan he was requesting wiretaps on behalf of "high authority" in the White House. The source said Haig never identified the high authority or mentioned Kissinger's name. Neither mentioned the Hoover-Kissinger telephone conversation. From lime to lime. Haig would call Sullivan and request that another individual IH placed under surveillance or he would order that an existing wiretap be discontinued. The summaries delivered to tha Whita Hou,-* wert In th* form of letters signed by Hoover. Ihe late FBI director. Kissinger told the Foreign Relations Committee lhat beginning in the summer of 1970 "nil these reports went to Mr. Haldeman's office and not to nine." From then on, he said, he re- .civeil only those reports Sullivan said contained "information of sufficient gravity." In a s t a t e m e n t issued May 22, 1973. Nixon said that at a lime when the administration was engaged in sensitive foreign policy negotiations "news accounts appeared in 1969, which were obuously based on leaks--some of them extensive and detailed--by people having access lo the most highly clas sified security materials." Nixon said he authorized the (CONTINUED ON PACE TWO) Shop Burglarized About $2,500 worth of goods vore reported missing Wednesday from Ihe shop of James L. Powell of Elkins. Powell said the items, which included several manifolds and carburetors, tools, and two four- specd transmissions, w e r e aken between 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 2 a.m. Wednesday. Harden Enters Pico William E. Harden, 17. Little Rock, pleaded guilty Wednes day in Washington Circuit Courl .o a charge of burglary and grand larceny. Circuit Judge M a u p i n Cum mings took the plea under advisement for two years on condition t h a t Harden spend 90 days in Iho county jail. Harden was accused of taking wheels and tires from Troy's Freeway Service Station ir. FayclteviHe. Arraignment Set Robert J. Kitzman, 25, of West Shady Grove Road Springdnle, is to he arraigned Friday teforc Federal Magistrate Walter Niblock on charges of interstate transportation ol stolen motor vehicle. K i t z m a n was arrested Tiies day by Springdale police ir connection with the theft of a car in Denver. Colo, and the Iransnortation of the same car to Springdale, Tho theft reportedly occurcr) on Feb. 28. 1974. K i t / m a n is being held in the Faycttevttle city jail in lieu of [oiise vault that houses his iles. Nonetheless. Gesell said in a u r r i e d 1 y called hearing Vednesday: "We have prog- essed substantially. The claim f perpetual executive privilege las been removed." At issue was the question of whether Nixon or Gesell would lecide what documents in the ^resident's control would be idmiUnri as evidence in the rial, scheduled to be'gLn Monlay. SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE Although Gesell said Werines- lay there has been a "substan- ial change' 1 from what Nixon Deviously had permitted, the 'resident still Is retaining di- $5.000 ment. bond pending arraign Said Ill-Informed NEW YORK (AP) -- Tmpris oned Jeb Stuart Magruder say? the Watergate transcripts in dicatc to him that Presides Nixon and his top aides wen ill informed or "were trying li put something on the ta pe foi their own uses." eel control over the files Eh- lichman left in the White iouse when he resigned as a iresidential assistant. Gesell, in courtroom hear- ngs, has described Nixon as 'bordering on obstruction" and iceused him of using offensive actics in the White House response to subpoenas Ehrlichman issued for the files . Claiming executive privilege. leaves for Saudi Arabia Friday afternoon. For Nixon's arrival from Austria Wednesday, the Egyptian government turned, out huge crowds to cheer the i\v presidents as they took the seven-mile drive from Cairo's in- ernational airport to the Kub- beh Palace. Official estimates of the welcoming crowd ranged from hundreds of. thousands to 2 million. They screamed, they chanted and they waved srgns reading "God Bless Nixon." though some spelled it "Nikson." A few tried unsuccessfully to break through the police lines to touch the visiting President, TEMPERS ENTHUSIASM Sadat tempered the enthusiasm a bit with his toast at the state dinner in the garden of the Kubbch Palace. He told the 600 guests the cease - fire arranged w i t h American help between the Arabs and the Israelis are precious and important, but they are not enough. He warned that if there are to he no future misunderstandings, it must be realized that a just peace in the Middle East depends almost entirely on a settlement of the Palestinian quesiun. Signaling strongly that the United States must face up to this "crux of the whole problem," Sadat declared: "There is no other solution on the road to a durable peace. 1 ' The Egyptian leader said Nixon's visit signifies a change in the traditional American policy of virtually unqualified support for Israel. "We welcome this change, with all its political and psychological significance," be said. But he added that *'we are facing a turning point" that will determine if cease-fires can he turned into real peace --and that will be accomplished only by a redress of tbe wrongs done the Palestinian nation by Israeli aggression. RINGING PHRASES Nixon in response praised Sadat in ringing phrases but gave no answer to his bid for support of the Palestinians. He said, "I did not come . . ; with ready-made solutions for these complex problems, some of which go back over many years" and which require concentrated and probably lengthy efforts to overcome. However, he pledged that 'the United States will play a Dositive role" in finding a solution. Nixon also made no comment on a second point raised by Sadat: That Egypt, "through peaceful means or by might," is going to regain all the Egyptian territory occupied by Israel in the 1967 war. Instead Nixon spoke of Sadat's major leadership in the region and praised him as a man who can move beyond the problems of his own country in Lhe interest of peace. Fair Weather Seen By The Associated Press Fair weather has been forecast for Arkansas through Fri- Vtxon has alone may said Ehrlichman view the material iml t h a t his f o r m e r aide could not take notes. Go-soil had said! in prclrial tea rings that it was unacccp- able to deny E h r l i c h m a n the right to have his attorney company him in reviewing 28 (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) day, continuing the trend set yesterday when the rains left the state. The stationary front t h a t was lying across Arkansas yesterday has moved on southward and high pressure is again the main weathermaker in the state. Skies should be f a i r to partly cloudy with warmer temperatures through Friday. Today's high temperaturei ill climb into the mid 80s while tonight's low temperatures will fall into the 60s. The mercury is expected to climb to DO for Friday's afternoon high. Winds will be south to southwesterly at mostly five to ten miles an hour today and tonight. Senators Sponsor Resolution Praising Secretary Of State WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thir:y-nine senators are co-sponspr- n£ a Senate resolution praising Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger as a patriotic American "whose integrity and veracity are above reproach." The bipartisan group includes !our members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which Kissinger has asked to determine whether he lied last September about his role in na- ;icmal security wiretapping. Kissinger said this week that ic will resign if attacks on his integrity are not cleared up. "I certainly hope he doesn't resign," Sen. John Sparkrnan, D-Ala., said today. Spark-man, a senior member of the committee, was one of the initial co-signers of a handwritten resolution of confidence in 'Kissinger presented to the Senate Wednesday by Sen. James B. Allen. D-Ala. Kissinger told the committee ast September his role In the wiretapping of government officials and newsmen was limited o identifying persons with access to information of the tvpa leaked. However, news reports have told of a larger Kissinger role in the wiretapping. Sen. Barry Ooldwaler, R- Ariz.. said Wednesday that The Washington Post committed an "act of treason" in printing secret FBI documents that con- radict Kissinger's version of the wiretapping matter. Also Wednesday, a f o r m e r Kissinger aide tiled suit against him. Nixon and other officials, accusing them of ordering illegal wiretaps on his telephone. The s u i t filed by Anthony I,ake alleges top memhers of the administration ordered installation of "electronic devices and surveillance equipment" on his telephone after he resigned from the National Security Council staft in 1970.

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