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Nortfiwnr ArlfoWi TIMw, Tim., Jun* 18, 1974 FAYCTTIVILLl, A R K A N » A « Nixon Said Wrong The Great Outdoors * When it conies lo summer 1 jobs, these girls chose t h e * outdoor life as nagwumen ; along H\vy. 90 In Wyoming. Cody h o u s e w i f e Chcri V u u g h n , lelt, stops motorists to give w a r n i n g about upcoming highway construction while sometimes waitress-bartender M a r y Tlmmons, right, d i r e c t s t r a f f i c on the high.way in H u f f n U i . (Al 1 Wironlmto) Enjoy Those Fireworks: It May Be Last Time WASHINGTON (AP) Americans can enjoy the patri- 'Otic and deafening Ixwm of Eire\crackers this Fourth of July "after all. ' t The government just asks i t h a t you be careful. ; The U.S. Consumer Product · Safety Commission voted 5-0 Monday, just six hours before its midnight firecracker ban was to have taken e f f e c t , to g r a n t Chinese and U.S. fireworks f i r m s a public hearing on their objections. That stays the b a n , new safety standards other types and labeling for of fireworks at Nuclear Power Plants Provide Energy, Trigger Controversy NEW YORK (AP) -- Since the first time, before dawn in ' the desert near Alnmogordo. N.M., on J u l y 16, 1945, man has triggered perhaps 800 nuclear explosions. And, in that time, the peaceful application of nuclear energy has led lo 46 licensed nuclear power plants in the United States, providing 6. per cent of the total U.S. capacity, and a on good rleai of controversy safety and environmental effects. The Atomic Industrial Forum, an industry organization, says there are hopes for some 220 power plants in this country by 1894. Abroad, some 20 countries are committed to nuclear power, with plans for another 300 power plants, it said. In the 29 years since the first man-made nuclear explosion in history, five tint ions have joined" the United States in the "nuclear cluh"--having exploded a nuclear bomb: The Soviet Union, the United King- .dom, France, the People's Re public of China and now India. The most recent nuclear tcs( .explosions, by China and ·France on Monday, were parl ,of a recent rush of news about nuclear power. President Nixon announced on his tour of the ·Middle East that the Unitcc -States will Kelp both Egypt and ilsracl develop nuclear power ·for peaceful purposes. ; I N D I A ' S TEST · And the atmospheric tests fol -lowed India's controversial f i r s test of an underground nucleni -device last May 18 and Sovic Party Chief Leonid 1. Brezh nev's assertion t h a t his nation is ready to extend the test ban agreement with the Unite* States to include undergroum Icsts. · The two great powers hi .banned atmospheric tests, bu France and China have rcfusei to join the international nuclea nonprolif oral ion pact that be came effective in 1970. " The A t o m i c Energy Commis sion scorecard of admitted test shows 546 by the United States 15 by the Soviet Union (plus recordings of seismic sounding suggesting underground tests) 25 by the United Kingdom, 1 y China including the most rc- enl and '1 by the French (ac- ually f now) and one by Inin - There a Iso were the two tomic bombs the United States ropped on Japan d u r i n g Work Var If. The Atomic Energy Commis- ion, to foster international de clopment of atomic energy ex pressed in the "Atoms for eace" proposal of Pre.sidcni )wight D. Eisenhower in 19151 has entered into develop ·ments agreements countries. with 22 Ocean Use Regulations Under Study ast 30 days. "The commission has not lado any determination of the tents of lh(i issues raised." a jokcsman said. "It has only etenmined t h a t objections ncel the legal test to require a earing,'" Fireworks manufacturers and raders from Taiwan. Macao, long Kong and Oklahoma had omplained that the proposed cdcral crackdown might stick hem with $50 million worth of ewly banned hazardous sub- tances. They argued in a petition uhmitted l a s t Friday that the la/ard of at least some small trecrackcrs could he reduced o "acceptable levels." and that et'tain other legal requirements of the law had not been WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ally. Gen. W i l l i a m B. Saxbe says President N i x o n was wrong to tell aides about secret grand j u r y proceedings on Watergate Srixbe on Monday clefcndcc Asst. Ally. Gen. Henry Peter sen's actions in discussing with Nixon the grand jury inveslig. lion into the Watergate break in. Saxbe said he believes Peter sen would not have discussec the case with Nixon if he h a mown '' tliat it was thcreaf te immediately discussed with nu merous people and leaked al over." The attorney general was in erviewed by columnist Georg Will For a program produced b; the National Public A f f a i r Center for Television. Will asked h i m : "Who \va doing something wrong?" Saxbe answered: "Well, th P resilient in discussing th j r a n d jury material with Mr laldcman and Mr. Ehrlicl m a n . or whoever came in th office." Former top Nixon aides H.I Haldcrnari and John D. Ehdicl m j n now are under indictmim n the Watergate cover-up Peterson headed the origini Watergate investigation befor i special prosecutor was appointed. The transcripts oF White House conversations released by the White House show Peterson frequently went to the President's office to discuss the To Meet Environmental Goals APL Predicts Modification In Plant Design LITTLE ROCK (AP) - J. D. 'hillips, a senior vice president f Arkansas Power Lifiht Co., vouicl make some modifications o meet state air quality stand- rds in the design of its Browsed icld. power plant near Red- Phillips made the remarks at public hearing osed plant which the was pro- con- ucted by the state Public service Commission. The util- ty is seeking an application rom the PSC for a certificate of public need and environmental compatiblity for the coal- firod facility. APL is considering rede- s i g n i n g the configuration of the plant's smokestacks and stack heights in line with a suggestion made by the stale Department of Pollution Control and Ecology. Results of the study are not yet available. Phillips said, but he told newsmen that a decision would be reached by July 18. Windmills Seen As Answer To Electrical Shortages investigation. transcripts this show that Nixon pas.scd information to Haldcman Northeast Keeps Cooler Weather By The Associated Press U n s e a s o n a b l y cool w e a t h e r clung to the Northeast pan of the nation today .while blistering heat seared Idaho and the Southwest. Over all, fair skies were .widespread, marred only by widely scattc-d r a i n f a l l . The mercury sizzled up to 105 Monday ai Boise, Idaho, to set a June 17 record there. Daytime t e m p e r a t u r e s have ex- ceded So in Boise for a week CARACAS. Venezuela CAP - Delegates from most of th world's nations were ppurin into Caracas today, hoping t iay the groundwork for a glob;' treaty regulating use of th oceans. More than 3,000 official reprc sentatives and 2.000 special ob servers were expected b T h u r s d a y , when the 10 wee United Nations Law of the Sc Conference opens. The massive agenda includes territorial limits, exploitation of undersea mineral deposits anil pollution of the seas and oceans. Even the most optimistic delegates and U.N. officials do not expect a treaty to come out of the meeting; a n o t h e r conference is almost certain in 1975 in Vienna, This meeting is expected to pit the United States. Soviet Union and other major m a r i time powers against the non- maritime and Third World nations including China seeking a measure of control over intern a t i o n a l shipping passing through straits along their shores.particularly military vessels, territorial protected fishing limits and other m a t - ters. Voting procedures -must be decided f i r s t . The bi£ powers f e a r decision by simple major- i t y w o u l d enable t h e Third World to thwart their plans for use of the yeas. The United States wants decisions by a two - thirds majority. met in the commission's pro- ·osed actions. The commission estimated hat 6.GDD persons were treated ri hospital emergency rooms or fireworks-related injuries ast year. It concluded that vhile new performance stand- irds could make most fire- ivorks. including some rockets safer, there appeared to he no way to improve firecrackers short of a ban. AWARENESS H E I G H T E N E D Commissioner Barbara Prank)in said the proposed ban. even though stayed, "heightened peoples' awareness of firecrackers" through the widespread publicity it received. "We've done as much as we can for Ihis Fourth of July. she said. The proposed regulations were opposed by a segment of [lie SlttO-miUion-ii-yeiir i n d u s t r y supplying two-thirds of the rockets and one-third of Ihc firecrackers sold in the United States. Tlie domestic segment of the industry, the American Pyrotechnics Association, whose members do not make firecrackers, supported the proposed ban. Hawaii was twice rebuffed in its requests for an extension of the public comment period. The slate attorney general, acting governor and cliambcr of commerce argued t h a t firecrackers play an i m p o r t a n t role in C h i - nese-American religious and c u l t u r a l celebrations. and Ebrlichman. "After the discussions (with Peterson), there; were further discussions within that room on matters that Mr. Peterson had brought in about what was happening before the grand jury. And this was wrong," Saxbe said. Saxbe defended Peter sen's relaying of grand j u r y information to Nixon, saying. "Petersen's only boss at that time was the President of the United States and he had to look some AV h e r e . ' ' R i c h a r d G, KIcindienst. who was the attor ney general, had taken himsell out of the case. Saxbe also contradicted presi dential specchwriler Patrick Buchanan, who last week said the composition of the Water gate grand jury is u n f a i r to Nixon. Buchanan accused the grant j u r y of bias and pointed ou that most of the jurors lack and Democrats. "I don't t h i n k you could eve jet a j u r y that would satisf; )otb f l i p defendant and thi irosecution, anil especial); ifter t h e fact." Saxbe said. BOSTON (AP) -- Sea breezes! we better uses than sailing ooats. f l y i n g kites and drying sundry, says a college professor. He lias in rnind giant windmills that would generate all New England's electricity. "This is an energy resource that's right here in our f r o n t yard," says Prof. William E. Heronemus. The front yard is New England's 473-mile coastline. And the resource is the wind that whistles up and down the coast at an average speed of 20 miles an hour. If enough windmills were anchored off the coast, all the region's electricity coukl come cm the air by the 1990s, he ys. And it would only cost jout three-fiftbs of whai eople are paying now. The professor is a civil engi- eer at the University o' 'assachusetts in Amherst who lecializes in alternate sources energy. Getting people to take the ind scriusly lias been a prob m for Heronemus. Their skep cism starts to show when h ells them how many windmill: would take: 14,700 anchorei ff the coast at distance: anting from 12 to 200 mile, rom shore. Each windmill would be i iamond shaped, lattice worl nast rising 340 feet above th valer, Each would hold threi lassive propellers 200 feet ii i a meter. Lawsuit Filed Over Traumatized Poodle FORT LAUDERDALfC, Fla. (AP) --A happy frightened out of poodle was his playful personality by a dog groonW, according to the dog's owner who is suing for $15.000 in damage:5. Evelyn Caswel! savs her dog named "Little One 1 ' suffered mental trauma from a January 1973 clipping in a d o t ; groo- mer's van outside her Fort Latidcrctale home. She said the dog was cut during the clipping and the cut became infected he- cause it was covered up instead of treated. N a t i o n a l Pet Spa. the defendant, says the cut was already there. The c o m p a n y has filed a 512.500 counter-suit accusing Mrs. CaMvpl] or libel and slander. . noth suits came to t r i a l Mon- COXCEUX I day when a Rroward C o u n t y Both superpowers are c o n - ; C i r c u i t Court jury heard Mrs. cerned ahout the f u t u r e of t h e j C a s u e l ) t e s t i f y her dos now world's straits and d e m a n d that I acts like a m e n t a l l y retarded those narrow sea lanes r e m a i n [ c h i l d because of the' tnmme it open to international shipping s u f f e r e d . The t r i a l resumes to- as they h a v e for t h o u s a n d s of day. Pryor Named Demo Delegate LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Da vid H. Pryor, Democatie gu bernatorial nominee, was se leelucl Monday as one of the 17 delegates to the state Demc cratic Convention Sept. 17 b the Pulaski County Democrat! Convention. It is unusual for the Demi cratic gubernatorial candidat to attend the state conventio a voting delegate. He trad tionnlly goes as the titular hea of the state Democratic parts makes an acceptance speec and appoints the keynote speak er. Pryor, who was one of IE persons who filed as a cane date for a delegate's positioi did not attend the county col vention held here Monday. Roger C. Mears was electe to a third term as chairman the Piilaski County Democrat Committee. In other matters, the coun 1 convention adopted a resolutio favoring legislation 'to mak voting machines mandator throughout the state. The group also passed a res lution supporting government reform through enforcement the state Constitution ai changing "outmoded" pro 1 sions of the Constitution b amendments. China is expected to oppose t h a t because the Russian merchant ships and n a v v must pass cee o n o s e or a \vee ,. , · : - · t ·-· w i t h unseasonably warm i h TM u g h _ certain straits to reach weather The rule from the Pacific to the Rockies. In contrast, eastern section? of the country a g a i n were on the cool to chilly side with readings in the 50s and occasional 40s common overnight. Thundershowers sprinkled n o r t h e r n New England, southern Florida, the Missouri-Arkansas and Oklahoma-Texas borders and the southern Cascade Mountain range in the Pacific Northwest. One injury was reported Monday from a tornado at Mem phis. Tex. A funnel cloud was sighted early today north of Dal 'as. Wind gusts reached (A miles oer hour during a thunderstorm at La J u n t a . Colo. Cloudy weather with occasional rain persisted in the eastern Great T.akes region. Temperatures before dawn ranged from 42 al Philiosnurg. Pa., to 94 at Needles, Calif. open seas. A confrontation between t h e United States and South American nations is l i k e l y over the l i m i t on territorial waters to protect coastal f i s h i n g grounds. West Coast t u n a fishermen oppose the 200-mile limit South American nations want, and the U.S. government has said it would agree lo a 12-mile l i m i t to replace the old 3-mile limit But Massachusetts f i s h e r m e n ' backed by Sen. Edward M Kennedy, favor the 200-mile limit because it would protect them from foreign competition off t h e i r coast. In Washington Monday. Ambassador John R. Stevenson, special presidential representative and head of the U.S. delegation to the meeting, said the U.S. ivilj sug'gest thai fisheries and e s l a b l i s h m e n t of an international authority over the ocean deep sea bed be given priority. i Wins Share .-MX E N ' P R O V E X C E . France ( A P I Maia W i d m a i e r . elcie.-t of Pablo Picasso's three illegitimate c h i l d r e n , has won a share of the An late painter's estate, appeals court judgment formally recognized her Monday as Picasso's daughter under a recent French law giving such o f f s p r i n g an a u t o m a t i c share in anv inheritance. Mrs. Widmaier. 39. was horn of Picasso's a f f a i r w i t h Marie- Theresc Walter. The court prcviouslv recognized the claims of Picasso's two other illegitimate children. and Paloma. 2 painter's reEation- Claucle. 26. born of the ship with Francoise Gilot. F,ach is entitled to half as much of the estate as Picasso's o n l y l e g i t i m a t e offspring. Paulo. 52. His widow. Jacqueline, is e n t i t l e d to h a l f the inher- i t a n c e and the children share the remainder. Picasso's estate is estimated al worth more than ?IOO mil- With 14.700 windmills outfitted /ith three propellers each that's 40,000 generators,' [eronemous says. "I claim this part of the reason for its uccess. You could set up j actory type of production thai :ould get this down to a very ·cry reasonable cost." He saysJ his system coul :hurn out 159 billion kilowal lours of electricity a year our times as much as the six 'ew England states used las -·ear. And the load could be doubled without any problems he saj-s. Heronemus says that ther are technological question about the scheme, but he say .hey can be worked out. One is designing the pro icllors so they will turn easil a n d w i t h s t a n d hurricanes Another is what to do when th wind is calm. William Irving,director research and environments affairs [or Boston Edison, sai utilities are studying the use of wind, and it might he a goo source of electricity in th future. But right now, they ar going ahead with a program build nuclear power plants. William Jones, a staff ass ciate at the Massachusetts I stititlc of Technology Energ Laboratory, said 'generatin electricity by wind is a defini possibility, but more mone must be spent to work out t! technology. The hearing is scheduled to st until Friday and then re ss until July 18. Horace Jewell, APL's attor ey, told the PSC that the is es in the case were the need r the power plant and wheth- the utility should be ordered install mechanical devices ailed "scrubbers" to eliminate ost of the sulphur dioxide om the emissions at the White luff plant. He said APtL had chosen to urn low-suphur coal rather an install scrubbers because ey are expensive. He also jid technology has not devel- ped a type of scrubber that an be effective and permit op- ration of the plant. CHALLENGED Phillips, who spent about 4V4 ours testifying, was chat- Suits Hied igaifld Learning Systems LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Two suits were tiled Monday by the attorney general's oftict alleging that Programmed Learning Systems has been engaging in deceptive advertising. A suit filed In Pulaski County Chancery Court asks firm te ordered to that th« stop the *nged about (he availability or ow-sulphur coal. He said the tility had contracts for the oal, but he said APL has no xntingency plan for an alter- ate tuel. Dr. Charles H. Hines of San Yancisco, an environmental nd occupational disease socialist, also testified tor APL. He said the plant wouldn't arm the area surrounding it s long as the facility operated within the federal air quality tandards. Hines is scheduled to resume estifying today. APL has sev : n other witnesses to be cross- "xamined. The commission will hear in dividual? who want to make a misleading practices and pay restitution to any consumers who did business with the company as a result of the practices. The firm distributes educational materials in door-to-door solicitation. A Pulaski County Circuit Court suit asks that a judgment of $7,000 be entered against the firm for failing to file a copy of its charter and articles of incorporation with the secretary of slate's office as required by law. Programmed Learning Systems is incorporated in Cleveland. Ohio. 'limited appearance" in the case beginning 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. APL wants to construct four 800 megawatt units near Red field, each with a 750-foot smokestack. The utility's consultant has said that under the most ad verse weather conditions, the possibility existed that 38 days of the year the plant's emis stems would exceed the state's 30-minute standard for sulphur dioxide ground level concentra tions. APL said it would monitor atmospheric conditions and cur tail production on those days. However, the Department o Folllution Control and Ecolog has quesioned the workability of that system. Hikes Deserved LITTTLE ROCK (AP) -- David H. Pryor, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, said Monday that salary increases for school teachers and stala employes are deserved and justified. Pryor said he was pleased hat Gov. Dale Bumpers had decided lo ask a special legislative session to raise the salaries of public school teachers, college instructors and stata employes. Ken Coon of Conway, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, had urged Bumpers earlier lo include the pay measures in the session which. Bumpers he will call for next Monday. S'/4% 5 3 /4% We haie a savings program ·nd interest r»t« lo meet your needs. Foyetteville Savings Loon Association Ml N. E»st Avetme Rare Appearance NEW YORK (AP) diplomat German Sovic Kosenko\ made a rare appearance m. ; federal court here and testificl about how two two teen-agers allegedly dou?cd him \vith bee blond l n ~ t year. He testified in a test case 3l a new federal law designed to protect foreign diplomats. appearance was unusual be cause diplomats normally Fuse to jeopardize their i m m u n ily. Mitchell Rein. 18, was found guilty of juvenile delinquency and faces a sentence of finement until he is 21. U.S District Court Judge Harold Ty ler Jr. set sentencing for J'jtj 26. A ruling in the case of co defendant Zelig Spirn, 19. was put off until Tuesday. TERMITES ? CAU. ADMIRAL PEST CONTROL RoodiM. Ann. Spidan, etc. COMMERCIAL I RESIDCNTlAl. 442-7298 Dl Summer Traveling Calls for Easy Care . . . Easy Wear Suits ARD'S *N *!U«j,«»r*; ,1, **. Add a casual approach to your summer vacation plans. Unbeatable for comfort and a look that compliments. 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