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Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tuei., July 30, 7974 FAVETTKVILLI, ARKANSAS Journalist Back In Jail LOS ANGELES (AP) -Newsman William Farr, Monday was orddred lo jail for five more days for refusing to lell Judge Charles Older the sources of a Charles Manson murder story. Monday's court battle between Journalist and judge ended' a rerun of earlier episodes. Farr, Citing journalistic In Costa Rica ethics, names; declined to Older, citirfg court Agents: Report Guns Smuggled To Vesco Kissinger Meeting Today Wilh Israeli Minister REP. WILLIAM HTJNGATE .. .in Twain tradition In Hearing Gloom Hungate Bright Spot rules, held him in contempt. Fair served 46 days in jail after an earlier contempt finding by Older and was released pending appeal. Older was the judge in the Superior Court trial of Manson and three women co-defendants convicted of first degree murder in the bloody slayings of actress Sharon Tate and several others. The judge, who had placed six lawyers in tlie case under a gag order, asserted Monday as he bad before that the journalist "acted with reckless disregard" for the defendants rights .with his : "lurid, sensa- tion'al story. . . ." Older said B'arr bad "held himself above the'law" with his silence. Again Farr replied, out of court, that the judge had "conveniently ignored" the fact that the aMnson jury had .been sequestered throughout-kept away from ; newspapers, radio and television and even transported from court to hotel in a bus WASHINGTON (AP) -- Guns and call girls have-been smuggled out of the country to fugitive financier Robert L. Vesco and his associates in Costa Rica, according to information obtained by government investigators. Sources said the weapons and prostitutes were flown to Costa Rica on a private Lear jet owned by Vesco associate Thomas P. Richardson, the head of a Los Angeles brokerage firm and. a self-described close personal friend of Vesco. The weapons, described as "enough guns for a small army," reportedly were used to arm Vesco's bodyguards, one source : said Monday. According to the sources, President Nixon's nephew, Donald F. Nixon Jr., an employe of Vesco since 1971, also is be- ieved to be in Costa Rica with Vesco. Vesco fled the country after b e i n g indicted on charges stemming from a secret $200,000 contribution he made to Nixon's re-election campaign in an alleged attempt to influence an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission. . Evidance of the smuggling operation could be used to extradite Vesco frof his hideaway, the sources said. The U.S Customs Services has acknowledged it is investigating possible violations by Vesco associates of the so-called neutrality act, which bans illegal exportation of arms and ammunition to other countries; The call girls reportedly flown to Costa Rica were procured by a Los Angeles madam who uses the name Betty Alexander, according to one source. .Police sources in Los Angeles confirmed federal law enforcement a'gents are searching for Miss Alexander. During hearings last week by the. Senate Permanent Investigations subcommittee, Richardson denied knowledge, of his plane's whereabouts, sayin ' ' WASHINGTON (AP) - A renewed U.S. diplomatic effort for additional progress in Middle East peace negotiations is opening with a meeting between Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger and Israeli *or- eign Minister Yigal Allon. Today's afternoon session will be the first of a series Kissinger expects to hold with key Israeli and Arab leaders over the next month. The idea is to define the issues as seen by all sides to work out a formula to carry Israel and the Arabs beyond the current cease-fire and limited troop disengagement agreements. ' In today's talks, for instance, Kissinger and Allon will go over options regarding possible with blackened windows. Farr, now a newsman with WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rep. "William 1 L. Hungate's 'district ·Includes the Missouri side of 'the Mississippi River Valley inhere the fictional Huck Finn "and Tom Sawyer made boats, ·.teased girls and painted fences/' The same down-home humor ithat sparkles in Mark Twain's .American classics also pervades the parliamentary style · o f H u n g a t e , sixth-ranking ,'Democrtt on the House Judiciary Committee. [·. When debate becomes ran- (corous and the issue clouded in fpbfuscalory jargon and diver- NEW YORK STOCKS Openlni PrtcM FurnlilMd by A, e. 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Last week, during the committee's impeachment debate, Hungate sunnorted the argument that inferences or conclusions can be drawn from certain facts. He told the comittee that if he brought an elephant into the meeting hoom, some committee members might argue that it was merely a mouse with a glandular condition. · But, Hungate continued, they couldn't say the same thing if he brought in 12 elephants. The moral of the story was that an accumulation of evidence allows a person to draw some inferences.' ;.\ Hungate managed the proposed impeachment article considered by the "committee on Monday. His easy-going manner contrasts with the serious, all-business approach of Rep. Paul Sarbanes,- D-Md.; who managed the first impeachment article last week. "Your own sense of responsibility need not destroy your sense o f . humor," says Hungate. "In my own case, I have always felt it is better to have a sense o f - h u m o r than no.sense at all." ' · · · · · - · Hungate, 51, a former prosecutor from Troy, Mo., holds the seat that once belonged to the late Clarence Cannon, a former cugn ses Listed g it firm called seeking to the Los Angeles Times, wrote the story in question as a reporter for the Los Angeles Herald- Examiner,'The story said the Itfanson family had been planning the deaths of several movie stars at the time of apprehension. All six lawyers in the trial denied under oath to Older that they furnished Farr the information, which never was introduced as testimony. Farr did say his sources were two of the lawyers. Farr was set free on an order b y ' - S u p r e m e - Court Justice William. 0. Douglas, pending the court challenges, after being sent to jail "until he talked." Suspect (CONTINUED FHOM PAGE O-JI) captured by Jacksonville police shortly after · lie entered the house of a couple, tied the husband and forced the wife to perform unnatural sex acts. The husband broke free and attacked Lawrence, who fled from the house only to be apprehended a short time later by police'..'.'.'.:.;, .'... Spencer said that Lawrence House speaker and parliamentarian who also came from Troy. LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- David Pryor spent $168,677 in his successful campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial' nomination, according to a report he filed with the Democratic State Committee. As of Monday,- the- campaign expense- reports of,Piyor's..twp Democratic primary opponents, Lt. Gov. Bob Riley.-.and former Gov. Orval E. Faubus, hadn't been received at the committee offices. Craig Campbell, executive secretary of the State Committee, said that Faubus had told him that he had mailed his report Saturday and that Riley said he had mailed his report Friday. .· - · : State law provides -that candidates in the party primaries must file campaign expenditure reports within 60 days after the election. Campbell said the deadline" for filing was Saturday, but reports' postmarked by midnight Saturday are within the deadline. -· Failure to file a report within the 60-day period is a misdemeanor, punishable: by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment for not more than a year, or both". -'.I ; ' '.]."" ' Campbell, " who talked with Faubus by telephone',Monday, said that Faubus said .$148,545 had' been spent through his state campaign headquarters. The largest amount of expenditures in the Pryor campaign, according to the report, filed reports with the state committee Friday. Bumpers reported spending 1227,407 and Fulbright reported v822,066. Both had filed detailed reports previously with the secretary of state and the secretary o'ffthe Senate. . Bill Clinton of. FayetteviUe, who won the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives from the 3rd Congressional District, reported $72,064. State , Sen. W. E. "Gene" Rainwater of Greenwood, who was defeated by Clinton in a runoff, reported $19,574. The reports of the two other candidates in the race, David A. Stewart of Danville and James Scanlon: of Greenland, hadn't been received Monday, Campbell said. The Republican State Committee received reports Monday from all the candidates who were required to file with it. Ken Coon of Conway, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, said. he spent $6,578. His opponent, Joseph W e s t o n of Cave City, reported $10,656, including $7,000 for attorneys' was leased to a Connex Press Inc. Several lawyers unravel Vesco's tangled financial affairs said Connex is a shell corporation controlled by Norman LeBlanc, a Canadian citizen and one of Vesco's closest associates- Vesco, LeBlanc and 40 others have been charged by the SEC with looting $224 million from mutual fund complex. claiming, It is not appropriate under current circumstances since Jordan did not fight m last October's Israeli-Arab war. However, Kissinger is expected to suggest that Allon cosider carrying on second stage disengagement talks with Egypt at the same time negotiations are opened with Jordan. Stereo Stolen A stereo component system /ilh three speakers valued at $750 was reported stolen from the residence of Adreian Balentine, 732 W. Maple St., sometime between 7:30 and 1:15 p.m Friday, city police said today. fees. . Weston said that the fees were'incurred in part as "protection from the Republican party." The GOP tried to keep Weston off the ballot, but he won a lawsuit to get on. Impeachment Staff Balks At Charges WASHINGTON (AP) - The impeachment inquiry staff has suggested that President Nixon's impoundment of funds' appropriated by Conress may not be an impeachable offense, even though courts have ruled some impoundments were ille- r ^ ig possible disengagement with Jordan, a further troop separation between Israel and Egypt, the opening of the Geneva peace conference, the status of Palestinian Arabs and the American aid program to the Jewish state. ' U.S. officials say Kissinger will not press any specific ideas on what he feels should happen but will urge Allon to examine all possibilities with the aim of establishing optimum flexibility. For example, the United States wants Israel to reconsider its previous refusals to open disengagement talks with Jordan before a second stage of negotiations is held with Egypt on further troop separations. U.S. officials said Kissinger is sympathetic to the domestic political problems facing Premier Yitzhak Rabin's government because of pressure by orthodox Jews, not to give up any of the West Bank of the Jordan River. Rabin's government, which holds nower by a single vote, has tried to put off the Jordanian disengagement question by ADVERTISEMENT -Do This If FALSE TEETH Drop At The Wrong Time Afraid false teeth will drop at th« wrong time? A denture adhesive can help. FASTBETH* Powder gives dentures longer, firmer, steadier hold. Why be embarrassed? For morn security and comfort, use FAS- TEETH Denture Adhesive Powder. gal. Barkeep Hit By Ruffians Kenneth Young. 34, of 2330 Gooseberry Lane, was in satisfactory condition today at Washington Regional Medical Center where he was taken after he was struck in the head in a fight at Roger's Recreation Center on West Dickson Street Wednesday night. Young, a bartender, under- Home Burglarized More than $300 in cash and citizens band radio parts were taken in break-in Monday at the John Hose residence, Route 6, Springdale. ' Washington County Sheriff's deputies investigated the incident. went surgery for a skull fracture and a small piece of bone was removed police said Young was found behind the counter on the floor with a cut on his head by Fayetteville police officers Frank Upton and Charles. '· Vahderpool. who investigated after receiving a report of a fight. An unidentified witness told police Young was hit with' an ash tray after he stopped a fight. The police report indicates the cut on the Young's head cotild have occurred when Young fell against a sharp cor ner of a metal counter. The witness reported that "i bunch of hippies had struck the bartender with a large green ashtray," the report states. Young's assailants escaped. Found m 1«0 S1Z .V. ian Are. Fnyettpfllle, Art. TJTtn Pab:ish«d daily and Sunday txcopl Jaijaary 1, July 4. Thanks?LVin£ and Cnristmas, Second Ctoss Postage Paid al Fayetteville, Ark. was charged with kidnapping in Fayetteville in 1969 in con nection with an abduction of a F a y e t t e v i l l e woman. T h e sources said Lawrence also confessed to the kidnapping incident, although he was found innocent of the act by a Washington Circuit Court jury. The Fayetteville woman told lalice that Lawrence ordered ler at knifepoint to get into ier car and drive to a "dark spot." The woman said she eventually talked him into going to "her apartment and proceeded to take him to an apartment occupied by several male friends, who tried to subdue him. , ' Lawrence escaped from the apartment but was captured a short time later by Fayetteville police. Police said the woman positively identified Lawrence as the man who kidnapped her. but the jury "apparently chose to believe Lawrence." The confession reportedly also included an incident in Springdale where a woman was ab ducted and taken to the country and forced to perform unnatural sex acts. The woman, however, refused to press charges against Lawrence. was $4.8*512 for newspaper ad-, vertising.' ' : OTHERS REPORT Former Atty. Gen. -Joe Purcell, who won the Democratic nomination for lieutenant gov- e r n o r , reported spending $74,967. State Rep. Doug Brandon of Little Rock, who finished second in the race, said he spent $59,809. The report of Kenneth C of felt of Jacksonville, the third candidate for lieutenant governor in the Democratic primary, hadn't been received Monday, Camp bell said. Gov. Dale Bumpers, who won the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate, and his opo- nent, Sen. J. W. Fulbright, both Obituary MKMBEK ASSOCIATED mESS TEic Associated Press la Krtltled ex- clnslvely to the use for republlca- tlon of all Jocal news printed In this newspaper as well as all AP news dispatches. Fayelteville Men Plead Innocent In Car Theft Randall L. Itucker, 17, 752 W. Cleveland and James R. Faubus, 20, Route 5, pleaded nnncent Monday in Washington Circuit Court to a charges of rand larceny. The two are accused of stealing a car from Sue Finks of Old Wire Road. They were arrested in .loplin, Mo. early Friday morning. Trial was set for Au?. 6. Both arc being held in Washington County jail on S2.50(Tbond. (CONTINUED FHOM PAGE ONE) Mezvinsky, D-Iowa, and will make two charges: -- That Nixon unlawfully received compensation in the form of government expendi- privately-owned San Clemente, suBSCiuprrox BATES EffKrliva October I, 1»!3 Home nellrerj Per month by carrier ----u.... $3,25 Kntfe cop/ dally 100. Sunday Zc U.5. Mai) In Wishlnzlon. Benlon, Madison Coun« tits, Art.. Adalr Ob., Okla.: tures on his properties at Calif., and Key .Biscayne. Fla. --Ttiat he failed to report certain income and claimed deductions on his federal income taxes returns for the years 1969-72 not authorized by law. There is also a possibility that an article will be offered covering the concealment from Congress and the public of the secret bombing of Cambodia in 1969 and 1970. Connalty (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) spired to cover up the alleged bribes after federal investigators began checking testimony by a former lobbyist for the milk producers, Bob A. Lilly, vho said lie gave Jacobsen $15,000 to give to Connally, Jacobsen swore lie drew only $10,000 from the milk producers, and that he offered it to Connally twice. Botii Jacobsen and Connally testified that the money was offered not as a bribe, but as a fund from which Connally could make political donations to candidates of his choosing. Both swore that Connally refused the money. Jacobsen testified that he put the cash in a bank vault and left it there 2Vi years. The indictment charged that this story is false. Monday's indictment says Connally lied to the grand jury on two occasions. MRS. EDITH HEMBREE Springdale -- Mrs. Edith Hembree, 59, of Springdale died Monday at Springdale Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 7, 1914 in Webb City, Mo., the daughter of George and Annie Phillips Holman, and was a member of the Holiness Church. She is survived by her husband, Lester A. Hembree of the home; a brother, James Holman and three sister, Mrs: Eva Bowen, Miss Reba Holman and Mrs. Lela Wats.on, all of Spirng- dale. Funeral service will be at 1( a.m. Thursday at Siscp Funera The suggestion, short of a conclusion, was contained in one of three staff memoranda made public Monday. The oth- eds dealt with the bombing in Cambodia and use of public funds for Nixon's properties in San Clemente, Calif., and Key Biscayne, Fla. There are indications the House Judiciary. Committee will not approve impeachment articles based on any of the three issues, although some committee members may propose an article combining Nixon's property improvements and his underpayment of income taxes. The memoranda, which are compilations of facts and legal considerations, contained a summary only on the impoundment issue. Despite court rulings, the summary said, "It does not follow that the impoundments necessarily constitute grounds for mpeachment of the President 'it added: , "A practical construction of the Constitution may eon- 'Archie' In Family LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Carroll O'Connor will return to his role as Archie Bunker in CBS' "All in the Family" today, CBS said. O'Connor missed the first two shows for next season because of a contract dispute with the show's owner, Tandem Productions. He is to deliver a one-line tag at the end o' tonight's tap ing and should appear full time in the fourth show for the season, a spokesman for the actor said. O'Conner had filed suil against Tandem in June, asking Los Angeles Superior Court to declare whether he had a valid contract and seeking what he claimed was back salary due him. Neither CBS nor O'Connor would say how the dispute was resolved. NO HAPPY HELLO... ... ti ever quits equal to the warm welcome extended to newcomer* by tha Welcome Wagon Hostess. Her smile may be no brighter, her greeting no more cheerful, but she's made the welcome more a work of art than a mere greeting . . . complete with * galaxy of gifts and helpful Information on schools, churched shops and community facilities. So when a new neighbor moves In, follow up your happy hello with a Welcome Wagon greeting. A Hostess awaits your call at Home with .burial Grove Cemetery. in Shady Do You Need a Detective Ph. 442-6191 template that from lime to lime, each branches of of our the three government | Phone 443-5438 or 442-8111 WELCOME NEWCOMER!! UH Hill coupcn lo l*t u know you'r* Inn, Him* Addresi .City ··- [ I PIMM tiav* Id* Wtlcam* Wagon Koitra oil on m. ( ) I would like to uiburUM to the N.W. Ark. TIKES { ) I almdy ulbtcrlM t« «rw TIMES. Fill cut tut coupon »ml mail t« TIMES, Box D, Fiyett«vlll«, Art. JOHN MELTON Lowell -- John William Melton, 83, of Lowell died Monday at Springdale Memorial Hospital. He was born June 1, 1891 at Booneville, the son of Riley and Betty E. Burnett Melton. He is survived by one son, Ray of Heavener, Okla,; one daughter, Mrs. Flossie Skinner of Bakersfield, Calif.; a brother, Horace of Hartshorns, Okla.; a sister, Mrs. Mildred Hetzel of Houston, Tex.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral service and burial will be in Heavener, Okla. under direction of Dowden Funeral Home. Local arrangements were by Sisco Funeral Home of Springdale. will attempt to exercise constitutional oower to its fullest extent, and in doing so rnayl temporarily abrade the powers or prerogatives of another branch. . "Not every abrasion-- if history is to serve as a guide, not even so serious an intrusion as the presidential seizure of the steel mills in 1952-- need lead to the impeachment . of a President." Car Sprayed Black Hugh Huppcrt of Villa Mobile Home Park told Fayetteville police that someone Sunday night someone s] - - - - . 5 month* 6 month! ,-1 YEAR City Box Section . g month* . 6 rno-ithi abovt counties ! I 8.50 16.00 30.00 . 1 9.50 -._ 18.CO -._ . I TEAR __ , _______ . ----- 3J.OO na, nun. sOBStrtrpiiON* JAYAHLF, m ADVANCE sprayed black spray paint on his white while it was driveway. car parked in his Nixon Takes Cruise W A S H I N G T O N (AP) President Nixon went for a cruise on the Potomac on his back in returning spokesman said the President, Mrs. Nixon and daughter Julie Eisenhower took a dinner cruise Monday night aboard the Navy yacht Sequoia. No guests joined the First Family, the spokesman said. s e c o n d night Washington after from California' A White House Wife Sues Rowan LOS ANGELES (AP) - The wife of comedian Dan Rowan lias sued the entertainer for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. Rowan, 52, and the Former Adriana Van . Ballegooyen, 32, were married June 17, 1963, in Los Angeles. The marriage was Rowan's second, his wife's first. They had no children. Carson Returns LOS ANGELES (AP) -Johnny Carson has returned to "The Tonight Show" after a two-week absence caused by a back injury. NBC announced. Carson fell off a slant board and injured his back while exercising at his home July 15, a network spokesman said. Carson 'returned Monday He goes on vacation after night. Wednesday nfght. WHEN I YOU NEED US. MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! . If you cannot reg/L your TIMES carrier PHONE 412-6242 Daily 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturaay 3 to 6 p.m. Sued ay 8 to 9:30 a.m. Blast. Damage. Heavy DEWITT, Ark. (AP) -- Officials estimated damage In excess of $1 million from ah explosion, and fire at the Blue Seal Petroleum Bulk Plant near here Monday. A company spokesman said the fire destroyed two trucks and two tanks of bulane and diesel fuel. 'No Injury was reported. People Helping People Directors of _A Funeral Service [tj Services: THORPI, Prince Albert -Tuesday, 2 p.m. Chapel of Nelson's Funeral Home. Rev. Gob Hughey officiating. Interment Hester Cemetery. (CADS, Mrt. Laura Muri«l -Tuesday, ,1:30 p.m. Central Assembly of God Church. Rev. GeraM Griffin officiating. 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