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INSIDE? For-Women ..... 3 ·Editorial ....'.. 4 Church Directory ......;..... 5 Sports B. ··...'.'. i. 6 Amusements 7 'Opmios 7 Classified 9-11 115th YEAR-NUMBER 22 Ctmesi Th« Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYEtTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1974 LOCAl FO«CAST- Falr to partly cloudy tonight through Sunday. Continued warm. Low tpnight In th« .low 70s; high Sunday In th* .low 90s. Sunset today «:37! sunriw Sunday 6;06. Weather map on page 5. -· PAGES-TIN CtNTJt --AP Wlrepholo AMONG STOLEN WEAPONS ... from the top are M60 machinegun, M79 grenade launcher and M16. infantry rifle Police Say Armory Burglars May Have Had Inside Help at Camp,Roberts near San Luis Obispo, 200 miles north To make the weapons '· operable the parts would have to be re placed. If operable, the material'tak en could fully equip/an arm' combat company, an FBI ageri said. LOS ANGELES '(AP) -- Au-! thorities were investigating the possibility today that inside information was available to burglars who took more than 100 iweanons and thousands of rounds of ammunition from a C a l i f o r n i a Army National Guard armory in suburban Compton. "I've been a cop 10 years and I worked in burglary for three years and I've never seen a more professional job." Compton police Sgt. Cliff Smith said. "They had that place covered like a blanket. They knew exactly what to dp, .where to go and what to take. There was no wasted effort." He said the burglars appeared to have Just the right equipment to accomplish their job. "Nothing inside the armory, was · used to. get where they/were going," Smith told'a reporter Friday night. Authorities said they had no hard, leads on who: was responsible for the theft while the armory, was not guarded, some time .betwen Wednesday morning and : Thursday night. Investigators said they also were studying-.the possibility that the theft was engineered by a terrorist organization. SCENE CHECKED The investigation by police, the FBI and the California Mih t a r y Department included checking; fingerprints'taken at the scene and contacting arma 1 ment stores 'and truck leasing companies. Military authorities listed the stolen, weapons and ammunition as: 96, M16 rifles; seven M60 machine guns; eight M79 grenade .launchers;! one .45-caliber autoamtic pistol and 156 bayonets; '· 3,360 rounds of 5.56mm M16, bullets; 1,000 rounds of 7.62 mm machine gun bullets; 45 rounds of .45-caliber bullets; 40 grenades; 16 smoke grenades'; 100 riot grenades and 75 gas 'masks.-.' National Guard officials estimated the loss at $22,686.56. : M16 rifles cost the government $142 each', M60 machine guns $578. and M79 grenade: launchers i $222. A .45-cai: pistol costs $57, ! the bayonets were", valued at |702, the ammunition -'.at $405.10,' the: grenades" at $866.24 and'the-gas masks at $1,202.25. Federal sources say M16 rifles are · selling on the black market for $300 to $600 each, and M60 machine guns sell for more'than $1,000. The thieves left virtually no usable firearms at the armory, an investigator said. National Guard spokesmen said the firing pins and bolt as- 'semblies for the M16 rifles, the M60 machine guns and the M7E grenade launchers were stored Home Loan Rates Upped WASHINGTON (AP) -- The maximum interest rate on fed erally insured home mortgage is being increased to a record per cent, effective Monday. The increase from the pre vious rate of 8 75 per cent wa prompted by the continuing ris in market interest .rates, offi cials said in ' announcing th' boost Friday. "This continuing/rise; in th. cost of money forces us to in crease the maximum rate FHf (Federal. : Housing ·· Adminis tration) .'.will,, insure,, so · 'tha prospective · home : , buyers . wi continue , to have access-t FHA-insured mortgages," sai James T.. Lynn, 'secretary o lousing. arid urban develop ment. The rate also- applies lo;:Ve t r a n R . Administration-insure mortgages. , At the new 9 per cent interes rate, the : monthiy:payment.on 30-year, $30,000 mortgage , wi be $41.50. The payment at th 8.75 per ,cent rate was $236,10. ·The government-.action wa coupled with. an, announcemen that the effective, interest-rat for; fedarally (guaranteed mor gages^reached.a record 9.3'pe cent in June, surpassing . th previous high .of. 9.28..per- cen ,ast October. Since the effective rate -wa iigher than the maximum i sured rate, either the buyer o seller .would have: to make u the'difference, by paying a.,su charge known as "points." C a $30,000 mortgage.at the 8." per, cent insured rate, the. di Eerence would have, meant lump sum payment of im than:$5,00fl. '. ;,.,.;V Defection Defended TORONTO '(AP) -! Mikha Baryshnikov, the Soviet ball star who : defected a'week ag after a ;B61shoi Theater pe formance in Toronto, has d scribed his defection as an a tistic, not a political'act. In Trial Of Plumbers Kissinger May Testify WASHINGTON ''CAP)' -- A edcral judge'has indicated :he lay require Secretary of State enry A; Kissinger to testify in he plumbers trial At the same time, U S Dis- ict Judge Gerhard A Gesell apped down an attempt by wyers for John D. Ehrlich- man to obtain written questions and answers from President Nixon for use as evidence In the trial. Kissinger, now traveling in Europe for meetings , with NATO allies, Has been named in trial testimony as among those who hoped to damage the eking Kissinger's testimony cause they believe he will ike holes in the credibility of principal prosecution witness, avid' R: Young. Ehrlichman and three' others Ex-CIA Agent Spills Secrets To Red Nations WASHINGTON ·· (AP) ~ Ai ormer employe; of the Central' ntelligence Agency made: three rips to Cuba after, becoming isenchanted with the:; CIA, which led the agency to:rear ; ange some of its Western femisphere operations, an official source says. The agent quit the CIA more han five years ago and apparr ently was not unhappy with the agency - at the time of his de- 'arture, the' source said. But subsequently the ; CIA earned that he was "determined to do, say or write hings to expose agency actwi- ies," the source said. After the ormer agent became · dis jrunlled with the ' agency,' he made three trips to Havana he source said. "The presumption is that he was very forthcoming i n ^ H a - r ana; and ' t h a t ' Havana, was 'cry forthcoming with 'Mps : cow," the source;said. The dates of the tops to Ha r aha could not be determined', lor could it be learned whether he CIA'"had independently de- ermined whether the ex-agent supplied Cuban .officials with nformation about agency oper r ations. But the source said. ''When he contact was discovered, hose things that he knew about ,he agency were looked at very hard and ' defensive measures vere taken." In comments on a report is 4 ued by Sen. Howard H Baker r.rR Tenn , earlier this Week, the CIA indicated that it at- empted "to terminate projects nd move "assets'^'subject ompromise" as a result of the nci.den.t: ' '« -In (HA terminology, assets (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) iiiiiitiiiiNiiiiiinannniiiniMMiMiranniiin BULLETIN DALLAS (AP) -- The Department of Public Safety said today that a sniper shot oat the windshield of patrol car in the motorcade bringing Vice President Gerald Ford from · the : Dallas -Fort Worth Airport to downtown Dallas. The vice president was not harmed, t h e department spokesman said., T h e safety department spokesman, Jim Robinson, reporting from state : headquarters In Austin, said the shot was fired near Texas Highway 114 at rQ'Connor Road near the city limits;of .Dallas and Irving. Local sources sid the'shot , appeared to be fired from a construction; site . where a 'number of bulldozers were parked. , ; Officers stressed that the vice president.had passed the point where,the shot hit the patrol car an dwas unharmed. The spokesman said the Department of Public: Safety patrol car which was hit was the last one in the procession. Robinson said the windshield "was shot out." However, the patrolman driving the car was uninjured. The sniper was still free at a late hour. iiiiiiiiininiiiiiitiiiiiiniinniiitiiimiiimimiininti New World Oil Agency Pondered LONDON (AP) -- British foreijsr- Minister James Callag lan says the major world pow :rs are considering setting up a ew international agency as a way of meeting global energy and money crises. He said the agency would r ing together ' oil producers lorisumers and needy nations to inordinate action on unprece ented 'problems of supply 'rice's and 'payments. ! Callaghan, m an exclusive in erview Friday, also called for a ' strengthening ol ' the inter national treaty -to Tl «top t /'thi pread "of nuclear weapons. 1 "' The foreign 1 minister^said he and other British ' leaders wil discuss all these. topics 'with lenry A. Kissinger on Monday when the American secretary of state arrives in London for a day of talks. At a conference of energy consuming nations In ."Washing ton last April! Kissinger de dared that cooperation and no confrontation must mark th relationship. between .oil produi ers arid 'consumers. Callaghan said - the r'Ara states, by controlling the pnc and flow of oil, have brought' 'new factor": into ' interhationa economics.-' "' , l .''.'f-~vv '. ',; · CONFIDENCE NEEDED, "There has to be an- in stitution in which the Arab prc ducers have confidence and i which, the :. Western industria ized : countries do not appear 1 have | "a ;· predominatirfg pos tion," he said. - .· : ·· Callaghan, however, slresset that the new international' ager cy was stjll in ~ the thlnkin stage... : · · ' " ' : . Turning to: the nuclear" pro lem, the. foreignlminister.,.sa new nuclear explosions ;''hai made it all the more urgent strengthen .-the 1968 .'nuclea non-proliferation treaty. ' India recently ' became th world's sixth nuclear powi after the. United States, the Sc viet Union, Britain, France an China. Several other countrie including Argentina, Swede Switzerjand, Israel and Japa are believed capable of: prpduc ing nuclear weapons. Callagan said the big pow- (CONTUTr/ED ON PAGE TWO) blic.image of Daniel Ellsberg 1971. Ehrlichman's attorneys.. are are accused of plotting .a burglary at the office of Ellsberg's psychiatrist, Dr. Lewis J. Fielding of Beverly Hills, Calif. The break-in en Sept. 3, 1971, was carried off by the plumbers, a special White House investigative unit charged in part with finding out all they could about Ellsberg. The scholar and former Pentagon analyst leaked the Pentagon Papers study of the Vietnam War to the press. In the plumbers trial, the prosecution rested its case Friday following five days of testi- --AP Wircphoto ':*;. ». *' .« PROSECUTORS CHECK. PRESS NOTICES -, ... members of Watergate special prosecutor's staff stop to read local newspapers outside Washington, D.C. courtroom Friday Labor Funds Donated To Judiciary Members WASHINGTON (AP) La- jdr'uniohs ; have''ddnated $23,355 n campaign funds to eight m e m b e r s ( o f the House udiciary Committee since it Kgan- its-impeachment inquiry, with 30 · per'cent of it coming ro'm the, pro-Nixon Teamsters union Ca: how nembers have received more han $1,000 from' labor unions iirice'tast. October.: All,three re- ,mpaign'' In ·i that only E nance reports three of the 38 ceived hioney both from unions favoring', impeachment . ' a n d from : the ' antUmpeachment. Teamsters. Critics have suggested that the impeachment proceedings might be unfairly influenced by the ' AFL-CIO,, whose leaders have, called for Nixon's ouster. The AFL-CIO usually.-donates heavily to Democratic congressional campaigns. A 'study of. campaign .finance reports ishpws that the AlfL-CIp itself had donated ·· no money to ^ NEWS BRIEFS Woman Injured Mrs Dorothy Gale Henry 23, lale,','-.was |'.treated .arid a "today" 'aij Washington Regional Medical'Center for injuries; she .received ;in ,a 7:30 a.m. accident oh Hwy. 71 at the''·.'north· ;Fayetleville -city limits. : ", . ' ' . , .Police sold Mrs. Henry" ; told them she. fell .asleep and ; her car ran under the rear of a dump truck driven by James Berry Reynolds, 35, Route 5, Huntsville. '." Reynolds was not injured. Youth Wounded './Kelly,Scott/ 19,.Route 1, Lincoln, was treateoVand released at Washington Regional Medical Center. ' Friday ..night after With Support Of Diploma Bartender iatrist RACINE, Wis. (AP) -- Tav- Robert Sucharda, era owner like many other bartenders, has always thought of, himself as a poor man's 'psychiatrist. But now he has a framed diploma on the wall of his neigh: borhood' bar, prove.lt. , Bob's Tap, to Sucharda and a dozen other bartenders got their diplomas this week from the Racine 'County Mental Health Association in , a new program. to teach barmen to help disconsolate drinkers who cry in their beer; "A lot of people drink when they have problems," said Sudnrda, 52, » bartender for 24 years. "And they usually] talk to the bartender, telling him their; troubles. But now I know'what.to : do!" The program, the brainchild of Dr.'Wendell Hunt of the Milwaukee County Mental Health Foundation, · Consisted of five three-hour sessions that focused on training bartenders to recognize what kind of problems their drinkers have. '." :·. It also' gives' them « knowledge of where-people can go to g e t help, · . . . . ' . . . ' For instance, program direc. tor. Ruth Wayland of;;Racine said, .the bartender can guide his patrons to public agencies offering aid for medical, emo- tional, juvenile, financial and alcoholism problems. · "We're not trying to teach bartenders to become armchair psychiatrists," Mrs,., Wayland said. ''We teach them how to listen..They're not supposed to analyze problems or anything like that.", "We don't push it," Sucharda said. ."There are times when a guy isn't going to, want you to butt into his business. They have to want help themselves: A lot of people just don't know where to go, and that's where we come in." Dr. B.. W.'Bciter, who guided the training period at the Ra- ment Center, said the bartenders, are the logical choice for helping people whp don't know where to turn. "Fate has placed tavern keepers in the position of hearing these cries for help, often from people who wouldn't be there in'the first place if they knew-where to turn," he said. Hunt said bartenders can be particularly helpful to' persons in lower socio-economic groups, "Studies show that ministers and bartenders have the most contact with inner city residents," he said. "Ministers are trained to help the people who go to church, so why shouldn't bartenders be trained to help suffering an accidental gunshot wound in the abdomen. A report on the accident was not immediately available at the Washington County sheriff's office; but it is believed that Scott ' w a s . carrying :a gun, leaped over, and the gun accidentally discharged, causing a flesh wound over the stomach. Warren Stable 'WASHINGTON .(AP) .-- Former'.'Chief Justice Earl Warren's condition remained fair ;oday as he spent his fifth day n i Georgetown University Hospital with heart trouble. The 83-year-old retired jurist was hospitalized Tuesday with congestive heart failure and coronary insufficiency. He also bad been hospitalized for about a week last month with a similar problem. UN Man Slain SAIGON, South · Vietnam (AP) --. Two Vietnamese robbers on a motorbike snatched a briefcase today from.an American United Nations employe, shot him fatally and escaped on a crowded street, police report- cine County Alcohalism Treat-|th.os« who go.lo bars?" Interest Rote Up NEW YORK (AP) -- A new record prime lending rate of 12 per cent has bee'n established, with 18 of the nation's 20 largest commercial . banks establishing that level this week. The prime rate is the interest level which banks charge their biggest and most credit-worthy corporate . customers on short- term loans.' The first move to a 12 per cent rate was made Wednesday by Bankers Trust Co. of New York, the nation's seventh largest bank. Then, on Friday/the nation's six largest banks and .a number of others followed suit. Parole Sought CUMMINS PRISON FARM. Ark. (AP) -- James Dean Valker, convicted in 1Q63 o slaying a North Little Rock pa roiman, will go before the tate Pardons and Paroles Soard for a fifth time nex month in the hope of being iranted clemency. Walker, 33, is serving a lifi sentence at Cummins Prison r arm for the slaying of Jerrel ed. Police identified the victim as William V. Saussolte,'60| of the United- Nations Development Agency. Authorities said he was from Palo Alto, Calif, and had been-in Vietnam for three week*. Vaughan. Walker was an assistah chaplain when he was held a Tucker Intermediate Refdr matory. He last was denied clemency n January 1973. State Law Upheld NEW YORK CAP) -- A feder al judge has upheld the city' right to determine whethe cake mixes -- even when pack aged out of state -- contain th full werght printed on the pack age. U.S. District Court Judg Constance Baker Motley di: missed a suit which three pacl agcrs of a cake and .cooki mixes had brought against Be ty Furness, who was at. th time consumer affairs commi sioner for the city. The Mills, companies, Gener; Pillsbury Co. an Seaboard Allied Milling Corp had argued Miss Furness wa being unreasonable when 'sh cited them for violations, of tl city regulation. iiinnnwawnnH^^ iy : member of the -Impeach- ent panel since the inquiry arted. Unions affiliated with the FLrCIO, :a few of- which are kewarm riri' their support for e .pro-impeachment /stand of e ' - federation's - leadership, ave-donated $8,125. The -United uto Workers', an independent nion . that "formally advocates ·npeachment; has given $1,280. ie. Teamsters have ..given mony. Ehrlichman, until- last April 30 White House domestla affairs chief, is to testify in bis own behalf Monday, but his lawyers began his case with lesser witnesses Friday. y At the close of the prosecution's case, Gesell said ha may dismiss one of the five counts against Ehrlichmaa even if the jury returns a guilty verdict. ' Ehrlichman is 'charged witH lying during an FBI intervierw last spring, and Gesell has said he doubts the constitutionality of the federal perjury law as applied to statements by FBI agerits. The statements are based upon Interviews with defendants with no one else present as in court or grand jury testimony. While Indicating reservation^ about the charge, Gesell denied motions by defense attorney's requesting- that all charges against; Ehrlichman be dismissed, Among the witnesses on Friday was Dr. Bernard Malloy, of the CIA's medical support, division, whose usual task is lo prepare psychiatric profiles on foreign leaders. Malloy testified tliat th* plumbers called on him in August, 1971, to violate CIA tradition 'and prepare a profile on Ellsberg. MEETING DESCRIBED On Aug. 12,. 1971, Malloy said, he was summoned to meet with the four principal 'members .of the plumbers, defendant G. Gordon ' Liddy, E. Howard Hunt, and the prosecution's major witnesses, Young and Egll (Bud) Krogh. At the meeting, Malloy testified, he was told by Young that both Ehrlichm'an and Kissinger had personally requested the CIA psychiatric study of Ellsberg. Malloy .added, "I was iri- ormed the President .was also, ware of the study, which was 0' be a multi-faceted' ap- roach." ' . "At 'the "lime, Ellsberg ha'd een indicted by a federal rand jury on charges growing ut of the leaking of the Pcnla- on ; papers. 'It was the. belief that highly ersonal information about llsberg was required which More than half t he total mount, $7,400, went to a single lember, Edward Mezvinsky, a rst-term Iowa Democrat who aces a tough reflection race iis year. He reported getting 3,000 from' the Teamsters anc 4;400 from the UAW and AFL- 10 unions. SECOND LARGEST The second-largest. total, $3,25, went to Democrat Barbara ordan, of-Houston. She report d $500 from the Teamsters am 2,625 from the UAW and AFL 10 unions. ; Democrat Charles Rangel o e\v York City is 'listed as re eiving $500 from the Team ters and ' $550 from eachment unions. pro-im One of the most ardent Nixon ritics ; on the committee democrat Jerome - Waldie o Berkeley, Calif., split with thi tate AFL-CIO leadership dur ng his recent, losing campaign or the party's nomination fo overnor. Nevertheless, -he re eived $500 from an AFL-CIO nion and $30 from the autc workers. Two Republicans receivec money from labor unions homas Railsback of Illinoi 5ot $500 from the anti-Nixp iuto workers, and the pro-Nix m Teamslers reporled givin 50 to Joseph J. Maraziti o Vew Jersey. The only other union . dona ions since October (went I Democrat John Conyers of De roil, who reported $500 from an: AFL-CIO union, and Dcnv crat Wayne Owens of Ulan who was listed for $00 froi he auto workers. ed to the break-in at Fielding^s ffice; The psychiatrist had reused to discuss Ellsberg with FBI agents. Lawyers for Ehrlichman said Kissinger will testify he never isked for the psychiatric pro- Former. White House special counsel. Charles W. Colson testi- ied this week that Kissinger vas · among' those, including ^resident Nixon, who hopeti hrpugh press leaks or informa- CONTINUED ON P. GE TWO U.S. Recalls Ambassador WASHINGTON (AP) _ Th» \merican ambassador to Tur- ;ey is bejng recalled in reac- ion to' a Turkish government decision to allow opium poppy Trowing. Officials said William B. Mai comber Jr., will return thju weekend and wil! report to Ji seph J. Sisco, the acting secretary of state, on Monday. "We. are recalling Ambassador Macomber for consultation, lo review the situation arising from the July 1 decision of the Turkish government," said State Department spokesman John King. John R. Bartels Jr., who heads the Drug Enforcement Administration, told NBC news that the consequences of tha Turkish action "are really d(s- astrous." On" July 1 the Turkish government lifted its three-year-old bar on growing the opium poppy, formerly . the primary source of illegal heroin smuggled inio the United Stales. . Woman Navy Pilot To Fly Giant Hercules Aircraft LITTL EROCK (AP) -- Jane Skiles, 24, a native of Des Moincs, Iowa, has become the [irst female lo undergo training to fly the C130E Hercules aircraft. Shortly ofler she graduated from Iowa Slate University with a; degree in political science, she enlisted in the Navy and became one of the first three women to be trained as Navy pilots. She currently is a student in the 16tb Tactical Airlift Training Squodron at Little Rock Air Force Base. The squadron is the only (raining unit in the armed forces for the C130E Hercules transport aircraft. .' After graduation. Ensign Skiles will go to Rota, Spain to fly C130s for the Navy. Her father, Pau] S. Skiles, ir a retired naval aviator, and her mother, Claire, was a Navy supply officer. "Dad is real excited," sh« said. "My mom -- it wasn't her ambition for her daughtsr to become a Navy pilot, she worries a lot about me, but she's happy about what I'm doing."Miss Skiles said she probably received a little more attention than most students coming through tht training

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