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INSIDE- Editorial 4 For women ...;..-.·-· ..:-... 6 Sports .v 0-11 Comics -.- 12 Classified ....-.-.. T.:,V 13-15 Amusements .-,-.-,.... 16 HSih YEAR-NUMBER 38 The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, JULY 22, 1974 IOCAL FORECAST- Warm with a ch'ance of thun dcrslorms through tonight, becoming partly .cloudy and just a little cooler on Tuesday. Low. last night 69. Lows tonight in the low to mid 70s with' htgh's Tuesday in the mid 90s. Sunset today 8:30; sunrise Tuesday: 6:17. Weather map on paga 5. PAGES--TEN CENTS Accepted By Greece And Turkey Deadline On Cease-Fire Passes 0=3* By THE ASSOCIATES PRESS The deadline for a cease-fire on 'Cyprus passed today but there was no immediate word from the Mediterranean island on whether the fighting had actually stopped. Just hours before Turkey was reported pouring fresh troops in by air. At the 4 p.m. -- 10 a.m., EOT -- deadline the Cyprus broadcast an order for Cypriot troops to stop shooting. The broadcast was ' J : " Beirut, Lebanon. Earlier in the day Greece and Turkey that their forces.on would observe the United tions-sponsored cease-fire. radio Greek looting, ard in both ouhced island ed Na- At U. N. headquarters in New York, officials in contact with the United Nations peacekeeping force on Cyprus said they had received no reports of continued fighting after the cease-fire deadline. The officials declined, however, to make any official announcement that the cease-fire had become effective throughout the island. An Associated Press dispatch from Nicosia received just be fore Hie 10 a.m. deadline re ported lhat massive Turkisl reinforcements had been lande on the beaches of norlhen Cyprus today. It reported Ilia paratroopers were brought ii WOUNDED ON CYPRUS .. .soldier is helped by medical aide after being driven to hospital in Nicosia Prospects Dim For Special Prosecutor Bill WASHINGTON (AP) -- Testimony already taken indicates dim prospects for legislation recommended by the Senate Watergate committee to establish a permanent special prosecutor. The idea was the subject of hearings held four months ago by a Senate Judiciary subcommittee and got a thumbs-down response from virtually every witness. : A m o n g those testifying against it were Archibald Cox, the first special Watergate prosecutor who was fired on President Nixon's order, and former Altys. Gen. Ramsey Clark and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach. Cox said "the primary responsibility for preventing and exposing wrongdoing high in the executive branch" lies with the president and he should not be relieved, of this responsibility or of the consequences of not fulfilling it. Establishing a permanent office of special prosecutor, he testified, would dilute this re- sppnsibility and be "a grave mistake." FIRST RECOMMENDATION The Watergate commiltee's first recommendation was lo establish a permanent office ol public attorney to investigate and' prosecute criminal cases involving high government officials. The committee proposed the public attorney be appointee for five years, subject to Senate confirmation, and "be chosen by members of the judicia branch to ensure his independ ence "from execulive control or influence." The hearings held earlier by the Judiciary subcommittee were on two bills, one by Sen .T. Ervin Jr., D-N. C., to make the -Justice Department an in dependent agency and anothei by Sen. Alan Cranston, D-Calif. to provide for a study of setting up a permanent special prose culor. Clark^ who was appointed by the late President Lyndon B Johnson, teslified he opposci bolh bills "as wrong in spiri and ineffective in purpose." Katzenbach, first brought int the Justice Department in th Kennedy administration, sai the president has a con stitutional responsibility t faithfully execute the laws and if that is diluted, "we create a open invitation to irresponsibl government." Others who expressed oppos lion or reservations include former Supreme Court Justic Arthur Goldberg; former Atty Gen. Richard G. Kleindienst Robert G. Dixon, head of th Justice Department's Office ( Legal Counsel, and Burke Ma shall, deputy dean of the Yal Law School and a former a sistant attorney general in th Kennedy administration. However, hers said Katzenbach and that at times the ppointment of a special prose- ulor may servo to enhance ublic confidence. The legislation never was act- d on. Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., R- Tenn., vice chairman of the Watergate committee, said he had great doubts about the constitutionally of its recommendation for judicial appointment of a special prosecutor. NEWS BRIEFS Refusal Reaffirmed JERUSALEM (AP) -- The sraeli government has reaffirmed its refusal to give up the rab sector of Jerusalem and Iso rejected a left-wing cabi- et minister's proposal to nego- ate an independent Palestin- an stale in 'exchange for Arab ecognition of Israel. The cabinet in a six-hour neeting Sunday also voted [own negotiating a troop dis- ngagement pact with King Hussein of Jordan. Informed sources said the lard stand on the Palestinian iroposal was in part a. reaction o a joint declaration last week by Egypt and Jordan that the guerrilla umbrella group known as the Palestine Liberation Or- Sanizalion (PLO)' was the sole 'ecognized representative oi Palestinians everywhere except n Jordan. Would 'Approve NEW YORK (AP) -- Time magazine says- if House Judiciary Committee members vote the way they were leaninj ast week, they would approve rhpeachment of President Nix on by a 26-12 tally. However, Time said since 'many of the members have been jumping back and forth almost by the minute, seemed unlikely that all mem jers would vote according to their leanings of last week." Fighting Continues SAIGON, South Vietnam (AP) -- More than 500 South Vietnamese troops are dead wounded or unaccounted for in Heavy fighting southwest of D Nang that continued today fo the fourth day, field report say. Heavy civilian casualties alsi were reported, and the govern ment claimed its air fore killed more than 200 Nortl Vietnamese in the fighting around Due Due, a distric town 20 miles southwest of D Nang. The town was reporte virtually isolated and could b supplied only by air. To Question Link WASHINGTON (AP) -- A enate subcommittee plans to uestion an associate of Rober Vesco today about an al eged link between the fugitivi nancier and federal drug gents. The associate, Thomas P lichardson, head of a Los An eles-based brokerage firm, ii xpected to be asked about hi; ole in employing two 'agent; rom the Bureau of Narcotic: md Dangerous Drugs to search fesco's New Jersey quarter or hidden electronic buggin evices. " '' Thurmond's Pressure ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) -- Alvi F. Arnett says that three week efore,he was dismissed as d rector of the Office of Econom c Opportunity he was told tha Sen. Strom Thurmond wa pressuring the White House fo liis dismissal. Arnett said Sunday that pre idential adviser Dean Burch r ayed the report that Thurmon wanted him fired. He was fire ast Thursday. Burch said Ni on "no longer had confidence .n him. Arnett had oppose Nixon's proposal to phase ou OEO. Damaged By Fire Headquarters House, t h ante-bellum home at 118 1 Dickson owned by the Wasl ington County Historical S ciety, escaped destruction fro: lire this morning by quick a tion of the city "fire depar ment. Damage to the historic stru ture was minor, according Fire Chief Charles McWhorti and none of the period fu nishings were damaged. Decision Affirmed LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Th state Supreme Court affirmi today a lower court decisii voiding annexation of about J 800 acres by- the city of Nor Little Rock last year. The annexation of the ter tority had been approved in special election June 5, 197 Charges Filed In Deaths 01 Four Persons Capital felony- first . degree urder charges have been filed both Washington and Benton ounty Circuit Courts against rs. Shirley Marie Curry, 37, Route 1, Lowell, in connec- on with a .weekend shooting pree that left five persons dead aid one . wounded in the two ounties. Mrs. Curry is charged with Intelligence Faulty U. S. Misjudges Turkey tooting- her two owell residence ounty) and with at her Benton the death of sons (in er former husband and daugh- ·r in Springdale early Satur- ay morning. \Vashington County Frose- uting Attorney Mahlon Gibson aid this morning that charges the death of the woman's ep-sister and the wounding of former brother-in-law would ot be filed immediately. Gibson said Mrs. Curry aken before Circuit Judge laupin Cummings this morning or arraignment, but that Mrs. torry refused to. speak. Gibson aid the Judge continued the irraignment until Mrs. Curry nters a verbal plea. Benton County Prosecuting Attorney Gary Kennan said that wo separate charges were filed oday and that he will attempt o arraign Mrs. Curry in Benton Circuit Court Tuesday morning. Mrs. Curry is being held vithout bond in the Washington County Jail. DEAD IDENTIFIED The dead are identified as: Jimmy L. Curry, 42, of Springdale, who was married to Mrs. Curry until the couple, divorced in 1965. Sabrina Curry, 17, eldest of their three children. Richard A. Curry, 14, o n e of the children. Jesse L. Curry, 11, youngest of the children. Jo Ann Brophy, 27, of Springdale, Curry's step-sister. The 'wounded man was idenli- 'ied as James Dolsqn, 46. of Farmington, formerly Mrs. Curry's brother-in-law. He was reported in satisfactory condition in a Little Rock hospital. Except for the sons, all of the (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWOJ WASHINGTON (AP) intelligence misread Turkish military intentions towards Cyprus, administration officials acknowledge. "It was our conventional wisdom that the Turks could be talked out of landing on Cyprus," one official said. "Obviously, we were wrong." History played a part in the misjudgment by U.S. intelligence as well a number of governments, including the British, with whom the United States consulted as the crisis deepened. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger recalled Saturday that during the 1964 and 1907 Cyprus crises the Turks embarked troops, but did not invade the. island. Therefore, Kissinger said, many members of the intelligence community and foreign governments thought this sailing of troops from southern Turkey m i g h t again be a maneuver to bring pressure on Greece in diplomatic negolia- ,ions, rather than a forerunner of invasion. Earlier, the sailing came as a surprise to itself many U.S. officials, although they were aware Turkey h a d concentrated troops and tanks on its soulhern coast. Pentagon sources reported the Turks had closed off the area around the port of Mersin, excluding U.S. attaches and other-observers. Pentagon officials insisted all last week that the United States was not conducting aerial reconnaissance over southern Turkey and Cyprus, or the waters between. They said t h e y were depending on the British for that kind of information as the United States strove to maintain a low military profile in the situation. But even with knowledge lhat the Turkish forces had sailed, officials said they had no way of knowing what the Turks intended. U.S. intelligence has come under criticism in two major crises in the past sfo years. It vas accused of failing to anticipate the Soviet invasion of 3zcchoslovalua in 1968 and ot misinterpreting tht signs of an mmincnt Arab attack on Israel last October. Meanwhile, there are ' indications Turkey may have reconsidered briefly before taking th plunge into Cyprus. Kissinger said he first was informed Friday evening that the Turkish fleet was heading for shore, but lhat later information indicated the ships h a d turned around and withdrawn outside Cyprus' territorial waters. But Kissinger said that about 25 minutes later, amid frantic efforts lo gain a 48-hour respite for last-ditch negotiations, he got word lhat the Turkish force had reversed course again and a special U.S. envoy was informed that the Turkish government had decided lo land on Cyprus. Strikers End Walkout At Copper Firm By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS About 10,000 employes of the Kennecott Copper. Co. have returned to work, ending a weeklong strike against the nation's largest copper producer. But walkouts continued Hill Arrested In Louisiana Fayetteville police s a i d this morning that Plutarcho Columbus . Hill, 49, -- wanted in the May 31 armed robbery of the Fayetteville Safeway S t o r e -has been arrested in Caddo Parish,, La. for an armed robbery there. Sgt. Bill Brooks said he learned that Hill has been in custody at Shrevoport since July 13 and lhat detainers from several states, including Arkansas have already been filed against him. About §16,000 was taken in the Safeway robbery. Dramatizing Plea John Sawhill, federal energy administrator, appears without coat or lie to dramatize his plea for higher air conditioning settings. He discussed (he high cost of energy during his appearance on ihe television program " F a c e the Nation." (AP Wirephoto) other copper companies. And negotiators reported few developments in other labor disputes involving airline employes, bus drivers, pro football players and thousands of other workers. Kennecott said the last remaining locals of t h e United Steehvorkers of America voted Sunday night to ratify a tentative agreement reached last Monday with the firm. ON PICKET LINES However, approximately 20,000 employes still manned picket lines at facilities of Phelps Dodge Corp., Magma Copper Co., and American Smelting and Refining Co. as talks remained in temporary recess. In .Washington, D.C., National Football League owners refused to even talk with the striking Begins On Wednesday Impeachment Debate Set Two Women Win Nominations For Office In Connecticut HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- s h e felt her sex might influence at least 30 helicopters ferried troops from landing vessels. [ The dispatch went through' ireck Cypriot censorship before being transmitted, and it did not say what time the rein- 'orcements had arrived. Associated Press correspondent Holger Jensen reported from the northern port of Ky- renia, that heavy fighting was going on three hours before tha cease-fire was to begin. Jensen, who was later cap- lured by the Turks along with two other American correspondents, said Turkish jets were bombing and strafing Greek Cypriol posilions as both sides fought lo improve their positions. South of Kyrenia, Greek Cypriot artillery shells burst along the top of mountains where Turkish troops had dug in. AP photographer Paul ROCHIB returned to Nicosia from Ky- rcnia with the report lhat he saw two Turkish destroyers bombarding the port city. AGREEMENT ANNOUNCED Turkey announced at about 3:30 a. in.. EDT, that it had agreed to the cease-fire and the Urcek military junta annouced :ts agreement about two hours [aler. Greece has mobilized its army reserves and rushed reinforcements to ils border with Turkey, but it has landed no additional troops on Cyprus since the Turkish invasion Saturday. The cease-fire agreement appeared lo avert the immediate threat of war between the two easternmost members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Earlier Sunday, prospects for a political solution in Cyprus appeared to improve when the Greek ambassador to the United Nations said his government accepted "in toto" the cease-fire resolution the United N a t i o n s Security Council adopted on Saturday. In addition to ils call for an end to the fighting and to for- Cyprus, the resolution called lor immediate withdrawal of the Cypriot National Guard's Greek officers who led the coup against Makarios. The resolution also/called for ncgolialiohs by Greece, Turkey and Britain--the three guarantors of tha independence of Cyprus--for the restoration of constitutional government on the island. Reports from Cyprus Sunday said the Turkish invaders were in control of the highway be- ,wcen Kyrenia, on the north,' coast, and Nicosia, the capitaJ- 10 miles to " " ' Greek army . ... . _ _ ported to have cut the highway' at Guenelili, two miles norlh of. Nicosia. Heavy fighting also was reported around the Nicosia airport, which.was reported still in Greek Cypriot hands. T u r k i s h jets repeatedly iombed and strafed Nicosia on Sunday, and sniper fire was reported along Ihe boundary between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot sectors of the city. Diplomats in Nicosia s a i d Lhey had reports that the Greek Cypriote in the National Guard were slaughtering large num- at the south. But troops were re-' bers of raids on Turkish Turkish Cypriols in villages and WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House Judiciary Committee is preparing lo vote on whelher its historic impeachment debate should be televised. The debate begins Wednesday and could last into next week. A change in House rules would be needed to allow the television cameras into committee sessions and a resolution proposing Ihe change is scheduled for House action shortly before the committee meets this afternoon. At an earlier closed session, the committee will receive a brief of arguments against im peachmcnt presented by Sam Garrison, newly designated by the Republican committee members as their minority counsel. Albert Jenner, who had held that position from the start of the inquiry, with Garrison as his deputy, will remain on the staff as associate counsel work ing under special counsel John Doar. Jeiiner had made it clear 'rom the start that he regarded limselt as working for the committee, not the Republicans, and they repeatedly have turned to Garrison when they "elt the need for partisan services. The Republicans' patience with Jenner, a prominent Chicago lawyer, snapped last week when Jenner endorsed Doar's conclusion that Nixon had abused his powers of office and should be impeached. Garrison, who served pre viously as an aide to former Vice President Spiro T. Agnow, has been asked by the Republicans to rebut the case for impeachment presented by Doar and Jenner. In a preview of the impeachment debate, Rep. Don Edwards, D-Calif., said Sunday the Doar-Jenner brief provide an overwhelming case" for charging Nixon with serious misconduct, while Rep. Charles E. Wiggins, R-Calif., said it "ailed to link Nixon with any impeachable offense. Reps. Walter Flowers, D- Ala., and Robert McClory, R[II., who also took part in a televised discussion s a i d they were having a hard time making up their minds. Meanwhile, presidential spokesman Ronald L. Ziegler Sunday again criticized the Judiciary Committee and said charges against Nixon are unsubstantiated by fact. In another development, Judiciary Committee transcripts released over the weekend show lhat President Nixon expressed concern that he may have inadvcrlcnlly ignored a Walergate cover-up plot. The transcript was of a June 4, 1973, conversation with Ziegler, in which Nixon discussed con- vcrstions ho had in February and March 1973 with former aides. Nixon is quoted as saying to liegler: "I mean, God, maybe we were talking about a cover- up--Watergate. I really didn't. didn't know what Ihe hell--I lonestly didn't know." Flowers and McClory said during the television discussion that one of the things lhat both cred them most as they tried to make up their minds was Nixon's refusal to comply with J u d i c i a r y Committee s u b poenas. Wiggins repeated a prediction he made last week that the committee would not vote for impeachment, while McClory restated his opinion that, with (he help of three or four Republicans, the committee would vote impeachment and so would the House. All four members rejected criticism of the commiltce by Ziegler, who said its inquiry was "a kangaroo court," Congresswoman Ella Grasso, who could become Ihe first woman in American history to be elected governor wilhoul the help of her husband's coattails, says her sex won't make a difference at the polls. And she says neither she nor Secretary of S t a t e Gloria Schaffer will lose voles because Ihere are two women on the ticket, a first for either major party in Connecticut. "I think we are two persons who are also women," Mrs. Jrasso, 55, said after her unan- mous nomination Saturday by he Democratic stale convention. "It's a natural fact and I feel lhat what we bring by virtue ol our lifetimes of public service and dedication are the factors on which we will be judged." If Mrs. Grasso is elected in November, she will be the first woman in the country to be come governor wilhoul sue ceeding her husband in office. THREE BEFORE There have been three worn en governors but each sue ccedcd their husbands. They were: Nellie Taylor Ross o Wyoming in 1D25, Miriam Fer guson of Texas in 1925, and Lurleen Wallace of Alabama in 1967. Tho selection of two women on Ihe six-person state ticke "makes political history in tin country," Mrs. Grasso said "But in Connecticut we've earned our chance and our can didacics have been accepted In that light." At one time in her campaign jeople to vote a certain way. "I thought this might have ieen an issue because I had teen told it would be. But interestingly this has not emerged," he said. Starting in 1953, Mrs. Grasso icrved four years in the state House of Representatives. She vas elected secretary of the state in 1958 and held the post or 12 years. In 1970 she was elected lo her ith District congressional scat, succeeding Thomas J. Meskill, who was making a successful run for governor. Mrs. Grasso was followed as secretary of the state by Mrs. Schaffer, now seeking a second four-year term. She and her husband Thomas, a retired school principal, have two children, Susanne and James, both teachers who live with their parents in Windsor Locks. ONLY TIME She said the only time a person told her he would not vole for her because she is a woman was when she was campaigning at a factory gate during her 1970 congressional campaign. "Two years later I met him at the same factory gate and his grecling was much more cordial," she added. The Republican nominating convention will meet Saturday in Hartford to choose gubernatorial and other state candidates. Rep. Robert H. Steele and Bridgeport Mayor Nicholas Panuzzio arc considered the fronlrunners for tha governorship nomination. Players' Associalion unlil Ihe union revises its contract demands. National Airlines planes mained grounded while talks conlinued in Washinglon between the airline and the union representing 1,600 striking chanics, on strike for the week, In Oakland, California, a 800 Trans International Airlines employes were expected at work today, a week they struck the world's largest charter airline. But about 200,000 daily commuters between Oak and San Francisco again had to find alternate means of travel as negotiations were lo resume the Turkish sectors of Larnaca and Limassol, on the south coast. Total casualties were impos^ sible to assess. But newsmen who toured Nicosia's general today between the (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) ion last )OUt ines ack fter gest bus and d to avel ume insit 101 lospital on Sunday counted GO bodies and 240 wounded. Doctors said there were 300 patients at other clinics in the city. British forces assembled a convoy of more than 500 trucks. armored cars, private automobiles and other vehicles and evacuated 4.400 foreigners from Nicosia to the British base at Dhekelia, on the southeast coast. The evacuation took place during a seven-hour cease-firs arranged by U. N. officials. {CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) Northwest Arkansas Expected To Get Relief From The Heat By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Northwest Arkansas may get some relief from the hot temperatures. The National Weather Service forecast also calls for the chance of mainly afternoon and evening thunderstorms through Tuesday- The Weather Service said a new frontal system should drift slowly southeaslward and and move inlo extreme northwest Arkansas by late today. Increasing cloudiness should accompany the front, bringing slightly cooler temperatures lo the area. Liltlc change is expected elsewhere. The chance of precipitation is 30 per cent through Tuesday in the northern quarter of the slate. The precipitalion proba bility is 20 per cent in Ihe remainder of the stale. Rainfall reports for the 24- hour period ended at 7 a.m. include .01 at El Dorado, a traca at Lillle Rock and .31 at Jones- }oro. In additon, winds of up to 90 miles an hour struck Walnut Ridge, causing an estimated 5200,000 in property damage. No injury was reported. The Morgan Portable Building Co., near the Walnut Ridge airport was hardest hit. About 150 portable buildings wera damaged. A record high of 102 degrees was set Sunday at Little Rock. Highs today should be in tha mid 90s south to near 102 in the central portion. Highs Tuesday should he in the mid 90s in the norlh portion to upper 80s elsewhere. Lows tonight are expected In low lo mid 70s-

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