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Motto ·*- ORDINANCE NO. Wit ^- AK ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT AND ' " C O N F I R M TH E LARGE SCAtE DEVELOPMENT PLAN OF HAMOPAH, "INC. FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT ; 675 LOLLAR LANE: AND TO ACCEPT ' AND CONFIRM THE DEDICATION OF -' STREET AND UTILITY EASEMENTS _THEREIN. WHERJ5A8, there has been pres«nleJ to the Board ot Directors of Iho Cfly of FayeUeyllle, Arkrmsas, a plat known : * t a " Iho Largo Scale Development Plan ''-,-·'at Hamopah, Inc., lor property located «: at 673 Lollar Lane, La which the owner ^ haV dedicated for the public use sired r e and · utility easements shown upon said -·,-· plali and : ·i- WHEREAS, the Planning Commission I',j of the CLiy of FayeUevllte. Arknasas has recommended the acceptance · ol eald plan, · ' : NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ;; OF THE CITY OF FAYETTEVILliE, "· ARKANSAS: j,-.;. Section 1. Thai Ihe City of FayellevJlle, .- Arkansas, hereby accepts and confirms ii th« Large Scale Development Plan Hamopafi, Inc., for properly located 675 Loll ar Lane, hereby accepts and confirms the dedication of the slrce 1 and utility easements shown therein, ant hereby declares said easemenls to be public'- easements. and the Board o Directors hereby assumes, Ihe care, con --trol; and Jurisdiction of same. ,-.--: Section 2., That this Ordinance shall --.-be in full forca and effect from and i;: after Its passage, approval and putJlca tJon. . · ' --· PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 16th day of July 1974. . APPROVED -v.. Russell T. Furdy ; ; MAYOR '-ATTEST: , - - Darlene Weslbrook I ·· CTTY CLERK . .--SEAL · , ORDINANCE NO. 2028 AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT AND C O N F I R M THE LARGE SCALE ,_ DEVELOPMENT PLAN OF LONG JOJDs SILVER'S SEAFOOD SHOPPE, FOR ,,-PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE -NORTHWEST CORNER OF SYCAMORF STREET AND NORTH COLLEGE AVENUE: AND TO ACCEPT AND CON . FIRM THE DEDICATION OF STREE AND UTILITY EASEMENTS THEREIN ,-; WHEREAS, there has been presenle r, to the Board of Directors of the Cfl of Fayettevllle, Arkansas, a ptat know , as the Large Scale Development Pla · of: Lohn John Silver's Seafood siioppe Jor property located at the northwes corner of Sycamore Street and Nori Collefie Avenue :in which tha owner; ha , - dedicated lor tha public use strepl' ..utility easements shown upon snld -.'and · ' . " , · · .- WHEREAS, tti« Plarnilns Commlsslo ji-.o* the City of Fayeltevillc, Arkansa ·'· has recommended the acceptance of sal .,'plan. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAIN ..'ED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTOR. V. OF THE CTTY -OF FAYETTEVTLLE .' ARKANSAS: \ , Section 1.-That the Cily of Fayeftcvllli Arkansas, hereby accepts and conHim .,,' the Large Scale Development Pfan i . Long John Silver's Seafood Shoppe, f( ^..properly located at the northwest corn - o f Sycamore Street and North ..Colleg .. Avonue, hereby accepts anil confirm . the dedlratlon of Ihe street and .utlll · .easements -shown therein, and liereb .' declares said ensemeiUs to be pub! C easements and the Board' of Dlreclo .' hereby assumes the care, conlril, · .-jurisdiction ot same. £' { Section 2. Thil tliur · ordinance sha . b e in full .force end effect from an ' / a f t e r Its passage, approval and public 1 tlon. · ' I . PASiJED AND APPROVED THIS 16 '.- DAY OF JULY, 1974. APPROVED ',', · ' ' Russell 1' Pure - JEAYO , s ATTEST: -iDnrlcnc .,Westbrook CTTY CLERK ,.,. (Seal) . - : . - - ' " ' ' . I . ITc 6 , - . " ' · · . . . y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Tuesday, Aug. 6, the 18th day of 1974. There are 147 ays left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1945, the tbmic bomb was used Tor the rst time in warfare-- in the .S. bombing ot Hiroshima, Jaan. On this date: In 1806, Napoleon Bonaparte rdered the dissolution of the ily Roman Empire. In 1825, Bolivia gained inde- endence from Peru. In 1914, the wife, of President Voodrow Wilson died at the Vhite House. Also in 1914, the Jnited States offered to serve s peace mediator at the start f World War I. In 1940, the World War H iattle of Africa began as Ital- :'. NOTICE TO.PROSPECTIVE BIDDER ,-:: The City of Fayettevjlta, Arkansas will a '- cepl scaled bids until 10:00 a.m. on Augu , 19, 1974 lor Bid No. 264 (or .ono ( ;.. 3-4 ton crew cab pickup. Bid documen . '' and specifications may be obtained fro . the City Manager's Office in the C \ Adminlsrtallon Building on West Mou «gal make a bid award dtemfd to the bcit Interest of the City. avid McWethy dmlnlslralivt Mllilajit c 30 « Today In History H-Year-Old Stunt Man Is Still Tumbling By BOB THOMAS LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harvey Parry is 74 and is still taking tumbles for the stars. He is the oldest stunt man still work- Tape Transcripts Reveal Northwmt Arkansas TIMES, TUM., Aug. 6, 1974 rAYrrTIVILI.!, ARKANSAS FBI Ordered To Stay Off Watergate WASHINGTON 'Don't go an case, period! That was an forces maliland. invaded British Sa- in 1966, the youngest daugh-. er of President Lyndon Johnon, Luci Baines Johnson, was married to Patrick Nugent at Washington wed- in elaborate ing. In 1960, Cuban Premier Fidel Castro announced the expropriation of all U.S.-owned companies in Cuba. Ten years ago: President .yndon Johnson and U.N. Secretary General U Thant met at he White House' on recent shooting, incidents between the U.S. and North Vietnam. Five years ago: Tornadoes ing in films. "Of course I don't do the O n the heavy stuff any more," says Parry, slim-hipped and barrel- The chested from almost daily days earlier workouts i n the'gym. ' . . . - . . . · ."But I just did some falls and ^ _ r _ _. car work in that Universal pic- on Monday lure, 'Earthquake.' .. was t "Turning over a car is pretty J° nn easy nowadays. You've got torsion bars, steel roll bars, seat harnesses, helmets and all kinds of things to protect you. "In the old days it was different. All you had was a rope around your waist.' You carried a knife to cut the rope in case you had to get out of the car in a hurry." "The pay is different, too' -from $700 to $1,500 for a car turnover today versus $25 in V-.s 1920s." On a television special Aug. 17 Parry will receive one of the first awards for stunt making. The awards from the Stuntman's Association are named for one of the other recipients, the pioneering stunt man who performed feats for Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and later became a stunt director. P a r r y considers himself semi-retired. He participates in the industry's pension plan and is eligible for Social Security and Medicare, but he intends to keep working as long as he 'ON (AP) y further into this President Nixon's r to the FBI after ederal- agents were ge of discovering ady had been told: ;ate break-in six had been come President's men. cripts made public also · show Nixon campaign director, itchell, apparently knew about the intelligence- gathering scheme in advance and pressured subordinates "to get more information." Nixon" repeatedly had denied knowledge of any high-level involvement in Watergate or any participation in a cover-up of the scandal. . The 46 pages of newly released .^transcript include portions of three'Tneetings between Nixon and presidential Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman on June 23, 1972 -- six days after the break-in at Democratic headquarters in the Watergate Office Building. At the outset of a wide-ranging political strategy discussion regarding the ongoing presidential campaign, Haldeman t o l d the President: "Now, on the investigation, you know the Democratic break-in thing, we're back in the problem area because the FBI is not under control, because (acting FBI Director L. Patrick) Gray doesn't exactly know how to control It, and they have -- their investigation is now leading into some productive . areas -- because they've been able to trace the money -- not through the money Itself -- but through the bank sources -- the banker. "And. and it goes in some directions we don't want it to go." . - . - . . - . . · · · . ; STAY OUT Haldeman said Mitchell had come up with a recommendation, analyzed and agreed to by control It, and I White House counsel John!W. · · .!--·!-- Dean III, "that the only way to solve this, and we're set; up beautifully to do it ... is lor us to have (Deputy CIA Director Vernon A.) Walters call Pat say, 'Stay the Nixon's top aide advised;the plan would work because it Gray and just hell out of this. wasn't agency unusual to "put for the the "spy hold .on" Tape Transcript Highlights WASHINGTON (AP) - Here| are highlights of transcripts released by President Nixon on conversations between himself and then White House chief ot staff H.R. Haldeman on June 23, 1972, six days after the'Wa- tergate break-in: Haldeman: Now, on the investigation, you know the Democratic break-in thing, we're back in the problem area jecause control,' Director L. Patrick) Gray doesn't control vhipped through sections of northern Minnesota, killing more than a dozen persons and injuring more than 100. One year ago: American bombers mistakenly attacked a navy base and nearby market in Cambodia, killing about 100 persons. Today's birthdays: Comedienne Lucille Ball.is 63. Actor Robert Mitchum is 57. Thought for today: Leave discontent alone, and she will shut her mouth and let you sing--· James Whitcomb Riley, American poet, 1849-1916. Actress Dies LOS ANGELES. (AP) -- Almira Sessions, 85, !a sta'ge, film and television character actress, died Saturday at a con; valescent home. Miss Sessions made her theatrical debut in Washington, D.C.. then in 1941 went' to Hollywood where she' appeared in more than 500 films and television shows, in- "Maybe it's my Scotch blood," he explained. "When I get a movie location, I take my wife along and it makes a great falling early, vacation for us.' Parry 'started as a tumbler and champion diver in his home town of San Francisco, He became a circus aerialist and clown, also per' · · ' act in family formed a vaudeville. knockabout Then a the FBI because is not under (Acting FBI exactly it and. know how to they have -- friend, boxing champ James J. Corbett, got him a job at Fox studio in 1919. "I started out 'as a prop man," Parry recalled, '.'but soon I was doing stunts. !In those days everybody did them, including the director, and nobody got paid extra." Parry's size--5 feet 7-allowed him to double for such petite stars as Mary Pickford, Zazu Pitts and Shirley Temple. "But I also did stunts for Dustin Farnum, who was · six f e e t , - t w o · or three," he said. "Stunts happen so f a s t ' t h a t it really doesn't matter what size you are." heir investigation is now lead- ng into some. productive areas -- because they've been able to trace the money -- not through he money itself -- but through the bank sources -- the banker And, and it goes in some direc- ;ioris we don't want it to go Ah, also there have been some ;hings -- like · an informant came in off the street to the FBI in. Mi ami-who was a pho lographer or has a friend who is a .photographer who devel oped some films through' this guy Barker and the films ha( pictures of Democratic Nation al Committee' letterhead dpcu rrienfs and things. So'it's thing like 'that that .are 'filtering, in Mitchell came' up with yester day, and John Dean analyzei cry carefully last night and oncludes, concurs now with Mitchell's recommendation that he only way to solve this, and ve're set up beautifully to do t, ah, in that and that -- the only network that paid any at- :ention to it last night was NBC -- They did a massive thing on he Cuban thing. Nixon: That's right. H.: That the way to handle his now is for us to have (Dep- ity · CIA Director Vernon A.) Walters call Pat Gray and just say, "Stay-the hell out of this -r- this is ah, business here we don't want you to go any fur- WOMAN'S WORLD 60 WUfi* Make an outdoor man happy with this rugged sweater. No joining! Knit turtleneci pullover from top down all in one piece. 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That's not an unusual development, and ah that would take care of it. N.': What about Pat Gray -you mean Pat Gray doesn' want to? .. H.: Pat does want to. He he thing to do is get them to stop? N.: Right, fine. N.: 01 course, this (E. Howard) Hunt, that will uncover a ot of things. You open that scab there's a hell of a lot of things and we just feel'that it ivoufd be very lave this thing detrimental to ;o any furthei'. This involves these Cubans, Hunt, and a lot o£ hanky-panky that we have nothing to do. with ourselves.-" Well what the hell, did Mitchell know about this? H.: I think so. I don't think he knew the details, but I.think he knew. doesn't doesn't know have, how to and he he doesn't have any basis for doing it. Given this, he will then have the basis N.: When you get in -- when you get in (unintelligible people, say, "Look the problem is that this will open the whole the whole Bay of Pigs thing and the President just ..feels that ah, without going into the L: . .. But then we're relying on more and more people all the time. That's the problem and they'll stop if we could take this other route. N.: Ail right. H.: And you seem to think details don't, don't lie tt them, to the extent to say there is no involvement, but just say this is a comedy of errors without. getting into it, th President believes that it is go ing to opeii the' whole Bay 6 Pigs thing up again. And, ah because these people.are plugg ing for (unintelligible) and tha they should call the FBI in an unintelligible) don't go any urther into this case period! __.: ... Gray called Helms and said I think we've run right n the middle of a CIA covert peration. .N.: Gray said that? . H.: Yeah. And -(unintelligible) .said 'nothing we've done at this point and ah (unintelli- [ible) says well it sure looks to me like it is (unintelligible) and ah, that was the end of that conversation (unintelligible) the problem is it tracks back to the Jay ot'Pigs and it tracks back o some .other the leads' run out by FBI investigations that threatened to expose covert CIA operations and "the FBI agents who are working the case ...".feel that's what it is." ; Under questioning from Nixon, Haldeman said the money used for the break-in "was "directly traceable" from Nix- o n campaign contributors through campaign finance chief Maurice H. Stans and his" Finance , Committee to Re-elect the President. Nixon suggested the contributors could tell the agents a false s t o r y about the money, but Haldeman cautioned, "Then we're relying on more anri more people all the time. That's the problem, and they'll stop if we could take this other route." "All right," the President said. Haldeman: "And you seem to :hink the thing to do is to get ,o people who had no volvemeril in this, except contacts and connection, but it gets to areas that are liable to )e raised. The whole problem (unintelligible) Hunt. So at that point he kind of got the.picture. He said,-he said, .we'll'be..very :iappy to be helpful (.unintelligible) ' handle . anything : you want. I would like to know the reason for being helpful, and '. made it clear to him he wasn't going to get explicit ..(unintelligible* generality, and he said fine. And Walters (unintelligible). Walter's is going to make a call to Gray. That's the way,:,we put it and .that's, the way it was left. .;:.-, - them to stop?" Nixon: :"Right. Fine." They discussed how to get CIA Director Richard Helms to go along . with the Nixon suggested, plan, "We .'and pro- Suit Claims Firm Failed To Deliver Gas NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A $225 million damage suit filed here Monday against United Gas Pipe Line'Co. alleges that he firm failed to deliver suf- ieient quantities of natural gas to Gulf States Utilities.. The result was "significant increases" in the- electrical bills of 400,000 Gulf States customers Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of Illinois Town : BLUFOHD."' Ill: (AP) ·.'-- About 400 residents were evacuated early today after a rail- toad car began leaking a toxic, flammable gas, fire officials said. " " ' 1 ~ An Illinois Central Gulf Railroad car holding an undetermined amount of vinyl chloride was halted near Bluford, a small community in south-central 'Illinois', said Frank-.Moore, who surveyed the scene for the Jefferson Fire Protection District. "About a mile away from it, you could smell the gas," he said. "You couldn't go near it without a breathing apparatus. It's very dangerous and highly flammable." The chemical is used in the manufacture of plastics. ition says. Gulf States' suit in Civil Dis- :rict Court charges United Pipe Line with a breach of their contract. The utilities firm asked thai Moore said he couldn't determine how quickly the gas was Louisiana and Texas, the pe- escaping -from the ear because SEVEN, yes, easy, pretty. seven quickie, :he Louisiana Puhlic Service Commission handle the mechanics of returning any recovery of funds fo consumers. .' '· The suit says United's failure to deliver sufficient quantities of natural gas resulted in Gulf States having to convert natural gas-powered generators to fuel oil. Fuel oil !s more expensive than natural gas. According to the suit, Gulf Slates contracted with United Pipe Line in 1965 to supply nat- iral gas for power plants at Willow' Glen in Iberville Parish and the Hoy Nelson Station in Lake Charles. But the suit said United be_an cutting down on the amount of gas delivered to botli power plants in November 1970. The result was that Cult States had to purchase natural gas from other sources at prices higher than the 20 cents per million BTU agreed to in the contract, the suit said. Gulf States also had to convert its units at both power stations to burn fuel oil, the suit said. Gulf States asks $76.7 million for additional fuel costs through of ground fog in the area.; Police began ' to evacuate residents · shortly after 5:30 a.m. when they received infor mation about a possible derail men£, officials said. Although the train had not derailed, i was stopped when .-the leaking chemical-was noticed in a rou tine check, officials said. Moore said a chain of 1' cars, including the leaking one was unhitched -from the train The other cars were moved away from the escaping gas, hi said. . . . . . . ' . . . . . . . . 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Simpson said she apparent!, had suffered a heart altac while lying in bed. ADVERTISE RERZS nimiMndf of homenukBn thlt fntun dally . . . and wtU i« TOUT m«u«*. Adopt Child LONDON (AP) -- Stage and film star Julie Andrews and her husband, Blake Edwards, have adopted a a 5-year-old Vietnamese girl orphaned by the Indochina War, friends say. The couple took custody of the child from adoption officials Sunday at their home in London's fashionable Mayfair district. They have three children from previous marriages. Wallace Surgery BIRMINGHAM, Ala. CAP) An undissolved stitch from earlier operation has been moved from Alabama Go George C. Wallace in a mini surgical procedure. Dr. Sheridan Sherley, wr performed the surgery Monda at University Hospital, said checked the governor's kidne and bladder and found ever thing fine affer the stitch w; removed. An aide said tl stitch was causing local i fUmmation. He said Wallace, who has ha several operations since beii shot- and partially paralyzed 1972, was expected to return work next Monday. He said hadn't been decided when tl governor would leave the hosp tal. Voters In Four States To Select Candidates Today By The Associated Press Few surprises were expected :voters.'in Missouri, Michan, Kansas and Idaho choose ndidates for state and nation- office day. - in primary elections A low voter turnout was pre- cted in Missouri, where the emocratic nomination for uditor was the only strongly 'ntested. statewide race. Only. token." opposition threat- ied'- the.', renomination bid of .S. Sen. Thomas Eagleton, Do., who was dropped as the emocratic vice-presidential omnee in 1972 after he dis- osed he had been treated for nental depression. His .Republican counterpart, irmer U.S. Rep. Thomas Curs, also was ^ expected to win andily. Curtis, a nine-term ongressman, almost beat agleton in 1968 and was seek- ng the GOP nod tp try for ^agleton's seat again. In Michigan, interest was fo- Pot Of Ashes Is Marijuana LEBANON, Term. (AP) -- A D ortland, Ore., man told a dep- ty sheriff he was hauling his cused on the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Front-running former state Sen. Sander Levin was opposed by Former Detroit Mayor Jerome Cavanaugh and attorney James Wells. Cavanaugh and Levin vowed to support the eventual- winner.:·:against William G. Milliken, a Republican running unopposed for renomi nation who narrowly beat oul Levin in 1970. DOLE OPPOSED' Over half of the registere voters in Kansas were expectec o participate in a primary in eluding a foiir-man campaign 'or the Republican gubernato rial nomination and a two-man race among Democrats seeking :o oppose Sen. Robert Dole, for mer Republican national chair man. Running for the GOP guber natorial nomination were Rob ert Bennett, president ot t h e state Senate; ex-GOP stat chairman Don Concannon Methodist minister Forres Robinson and Robert Clack, a assistant professor at Kansa State University. State Atty. Gen. Vern Mille ran unopposed for the Demo cratic nomination to succee' retiring .four-term Gov. Rober Jrandmother's ashes r u n k ' O f his car. in the Docking, also a Democrat. Dole is unopposed in his re nomination bid. Seeking Democratic nomination to Detective George B'armer ac- used him of hauling something Ise. David Walano, 37, was jailed m charges of possessing mari- uana. A motorist told deputies that Walano was trying to flag down cars on a WUson County road. When Farmer investigated, Walano told him he was going o Georgia to settle an estate. Farmer said Walano had a sealed urn which he said contained the ashes of his grandmother. The deputy said he "ound more than 200 ounces of marijuana in the trunk of the car. against him were U.S. Rep. Bi Roy -- the party's only con gressman from Kansas -- an George Hart,, a former stat treasurer. There was no suspense aboi the Idaho gubernatorial pr maries. Running unchallenge for their respective party nom nations were incumbent Demc cratic Gov. Cecil D. Andru and Republican Lt. Gov. Jac Murphy. Sen. Frank Balloonist Killed In Crossing Try LAKEHURST, N.J. CAP) -- lobert C. Berger, a Philadel- hian attempting to make his : ory's first successful trans-At- antic balloon crossing, was illed today when his huge, he- ium-filled air bag crashed into iarnegat Bay shqrtly r Batter ake off here, police said. ; ' · "The balloon went down, his )ody is still there, that's all we know," said a Berkeley Town- ihip police, spokes man. Berger, who had never before flown a balloon, lifted off from :he Lakehurst Naval Air Sta:ion before a cheering crowd of some 100 persons. The clear plastic, helium- illed -bag lifted Berger off a flatbed truck. The balloon drifted toward the clouds. MORE ' - : Berger, 46, and a 10-rhan crew worked on his 12 -'story jallo'ori Monday night, and early his morning inside a huge hangar at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station, once a large Navy 'acility for 'lighter-than-air ships. Berger planned to r i d e let stream air currents across he Atlantic Ocean at an alti- .ude of -36,000 feet, landing in Paris in 36 to 48 hours. Two 'previous trans-Atlantic balloon attempts in the past year failed; with one other ending in tragedy. Thomas aGtch, 48, an Army reserve colonel, disappeared over the Atlantic last February after taking off from Harrisburg, Pa. He has not yet been.found. In July 1973, Bob Sparks tried to "cross the Atlantic from Bar Harbor, Maine, only to wind up having to be fished from the ocean. tected Helms from one hell 'of a lot of things." He added that exposing' E. Howard Hunt Jr., a r e t i r e d clandestine officer of the CIA as a aWtergate conspirator would uncover "a lot of hanky- panky that we have nothing to do with ourselves." MITCHELL AND HUNT Nixon apparently was referring to Hunt's role in the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba and exploits of the romantically inclined American spy. "Well, what .the hell, didrMit- chell know about this (break-in conspiracy)?" Nixon said. Haldeman: "I think so. I don't think he knew the details, but I think he knew." ; Nixon:"He didn't know how it was going to be handled though -- with (campaign contributor Kenneth) Dahlberg and ' t h e Texans and so lorth? Well, who was the (expletive deleted) that (lid? Is it (G. Gordon) Liddy? Is that the fellow? He must be a little nuts." Haldeman: "He is." « Nixon: "I mean he just isn't well screwed on is he? Is that the problem?" - , Haldeman: "No, b u t he was under_ pressure apparently to get more information, and as he got more pressure, he pushed the people harder to move harder --" Nixon: "Pressure from Mitchell?" Haldeman: "Apparently,"Nixon: "Oh, Mitchell. (Mitchell was at the point unintelligible)." Haldeman: "Yeah." Nixon: "All right, fine. I-'un- dtrsland it all. We won't 'second-guess Mitchell and the iest. Thank God it wasn't (special presidential counsel Charles W.) Colson." The President then ordered Haldeman to call in Helms,and Walters of the CIA and "play it tqugh. That's that way they play it. and that's the way we are going to play it." Later in the conversation, when telling Haldeman what to tell the CIA officials, Nixon ad- extent to 'say there is no involvement, but just say this is a comedy of errors, without getting into it. The President believes that it is the whole Bay of again. Church was expected to brush'aside token op position from other Democrats and win renomination for his fourth term in the Senate. lis disbarment. Colson's lawyer Delay Sought RICHMOND, VB. CAP) F o r m e r presidential aide Charles W. Colson has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to lostpone action on petitions for filed papers Monday asking a delay until Colson is out of prison and can p e r s o n a l l y defend himself against disbarment action taken by the state Bar Association. Colson, former special counsel to President Nixon, was sentenced to one to three years in orison in June after pleading guilty to obstruction of justice .in the Pentagon papers trial of Daniel Ellsberg. Intelligence Studied WASHINGTON (AP) gressional investigators Con have been asked to determine the amount of federal funds spent on government investigative and intelligence units. Sen. Charles H. Percy, R-I1I., said the agencies are proliferating to the extent t h a t they threaten "Ihe basic liberties of Americans." Saved From Five Years In Prison LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) -- At .he last minute, a voice from the back of the courtroom saved a man from five years in Mevada State Prison. District Court Judge Clarence Sundean, had just revoked pro- Dation Monday for .Harry Rhoads, 33. As Rhoads was about to be led from the courtroom, spectator William Brookhart rose from a rear seat and told the judge he would give the defendant a job if Rhoads were allowed probation. Brookhart with a real-estate company 1 ! maintenance staff, said he hat known the defendant a long time and thought he should be spared prison. The judge reconsidered and allowed Rhoads to continue on probation. Rhoads had come up for a hearing on whether probation should be revoked because he had left the area without per mission. He had been returned from Portland, Ore., after an arrest for alleged credit card voucher misuse. The chs was dismissed. going to open Pigs thing up Rice Supports Up Over Year WASHINGTON (AP) -- Government price support loan ·ates for 1974-crop rice will average $7.54 per hundredweight of grain, up sharply from last 'ear and from a preliminary evelse.t last fall, says the Agriculture Department. ·The new support, announced Honday, compares with the 1973 rice loan of $6.07 per hundredweight. It also is $1.31 above the level of $6.23 tentatively set by the USDA last Oc- :obr for the 1974 crop. Officials said the boost was required under federal law which calls for rice to-be supported at a minimum of 65 per cent of the August 1 parity price. That price, which is related to farm production costs, rose sharply from last fall and meant the support had to be creased. Record Stands PHILADELPHIA (AP) Portly Peter Bahn, the 375 pound unofficial world champion water treader from DeSoto, 111., can relax. His record remains intact. - Two lithe and athletic Philadelphians became ill trying to break it this weekend. A month ago Bahn tread water for 26 hours and three minutes. When he finished, he · "And ah. because these people are plugging for (ijtain- telligible) and that they should call the FBI in and (unintelligible) don't go any further into this case, period.'" T MET WITH CHIEFS J Just before Haldeman -and domestic aide John D. Ehrlichman met with the spy agency chiefs early that afternoon, the President spoke to his chief of staff again. Only a brief portion of tha tape of that nine-minute meet- nig was released by the White House. The transcript begins w i t h the President telling Haldelan: "Okay, just postpone . . . Just say (unintelligible) very bad to have this fellow Hunt, ah,, ha knows too damned much, if. lie was involved -- you happen to know that? · "If it gets out that this is all involved, the Cuba t h i n g , it would be a fiasco. It would make the CIA look bad, and ing to make Hunt look bad, and it is likely to blow the whole Bay of Pigs thing which Jwe think would be very unfortunate -- both for CIA and for the American foreign policy. "Just tell him to lay off, Con't you?" "Yep," Haldeman replied. 'That's the basis to do if-on, Just leave it at that." ' Later that afternoon, Haldeman reported the outcome of the meeting with Helms and Walters: Haldeman: "No problem." Nixon: (Unintelligible) Haldeman: "Well, it was kind of interesting. Walters made the point, and I didn't mention me puiiiL, aim t uiuJi i, iiti.bii.iuii Hunt. I just said that the thing was leading into directions that were going to create potential problems exploring .... . into areas that would be harm- be cause they leads that led were back climbed ashore and popped a fur to t h e CIA and harmful to cool can of beer. |the government....

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