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INSIDS- Edltorial 4 For women E... '·'· 6 Sports .;..;..,....· 10-H Amusements 12 Comics ;.- 13 Classified .-. 14-17 .;;.,; . · 115th YEAR-NUMBER 63 The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEVIUE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 1974 IOCAL FORECAST- Variablo cloudiness wltfj c h a n c e of thunderstorms through Saturday. Low 1 a s t night 63. L o w s , tonight in Uie mid 60s with highs Sat- urclay in the upper 80s. Sunset today 8:06; sunrise Saturday 6:3G. · , Weather map on page '·' .. PAGES-TEN CENTS ' STKfcCl PUSH BUTTON WAJT FOR WALK SIGNAL Turks Plan Federated State Cypriot Government Flees Capital City By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Cyprus government fled Nicosia today as Turkish troops were, within hours of slicing oft he top third of the island. Turkish Premier Bulenl Ecevit said his forces would 'use conquered land to impose a federated state with s e p a r a t e Turkish ^rations. and Greek adminis- Turkish forces have taken Famagustar35 miles east of the capital of Nicosia. They were completing the of Mprphou, 20 miles Nicosia, and were driving ward Lcfka, 10 miles west. At the same lime, Turkish air and artillery attacks forced the Cyprus government to eady east They luest st of ? to- rther h air 3 the ndon the capital and tlee to the south coast port oE Limassol. Cyprus President Glafcos derides and his ministers fled so hurriedly that the doors of the deserted presidential offices were left banging in the wind. There was no' evidence thai any attempt had been made to remove files or other papers. The building was completely deserted. Ecevit said the Turkish troops were expected to reach their "military objectives no later than the cease-fire hour." He said the military objectives did not exceed the political ones Turkey asked for at the Geneva conference table. The objectives apparent! volve carving out a Tu sector in the northern thi the island which would bt off from the south by a lin secting Cyprus from Lefl the west to Famagusta ir east. The Turkish troops ah have taken Famagusla, Ecevit's statement indi The objectives apparently in- that they expected to take Let- line bi- in in the and Traffic Stopper "Pedestrians will now operate the slop light at the intersection of College Avenue a n d Center Street. The new light will remain green tor traffic until a pedestrian pushes a button on this p o l e (o stop traffic^ A pedestrian then has ZO seconds to cross the street in front of the courthouse. Story on page 2. (TIMES- phofo by Ray Gray). Subpoena On Nixon Seen As Prelude To Further Action .-WASHINGTON (AP) -- Having shed the legal armor that protected him' in the ' White House, ; Richard M. Nixon is about to receive a subpoena that could'be the harbinger of further legal entanglements. "The subpoena was filed here on Thursday by lawyers for John D. Ehrlichtnan, Nixon's former domestic adviser. It seeks Nixon's testimony as a defense witness in Ehrlich- -inan's upcoming conspiracy trial. arising from the Watergate cover-up. ·Addressed to "Richard M. Nixon, Presidential Compound San Clemente, Calif.," the subpoena was mailed to' the U.S. marshal's office in Los Angeles for delivery to Nixon, probably in the next couple of days. . . T h e subpoena was accompanied by check for ,$302 .to cov- -er. Nixon's travel expenses anc aaily witness fees.. . ' .- ..While president, Nixon re- 'Ceived court protection from ~;subpoenas requiring his test! ^mpnyi though he was compellec by the Supreme Court to honor subpoenas for .tapes and docu ments in the Watergate invest! ' gallon. r.;.-.. TESTIMONY UNCLEAR It's unclear what sort of test! mony Nixon would be expectec td.give on Ehrlichman's behalf One Ehrlichman lawyer cited a ijag rule laid down by U.S. Dis trict Judge John J. Sirica a the reason why he couldn' spell out the purpose of the sub poena. .Ehrlichman and five othe defendants are scheduled t stand trial Sept. 9. However three--Ehrlichman, ·. H.R. Hal deman and former Atty. Gen John N. Mitchell--were joine Thursday in their pleas for de la'y by special Watergate prose cutor Leon Jaworski, who sai he needs more time to stud hew presidential tapes. Siric set a hearing Monday to dea with those requests. ' ; JJixon's presidential immun ily apparently thwarted th Watergate grand jury's origina resolve to indict him as anothe member of the alleged con spiracy. Instead, the indictmen handed down March 1 Hste Nixon as an unindicted conspirator; 1 Jaworski a n d ' h i s staff no are studying whether Nixo should be indicted as a fu' fledged conspirator. That poss bility has stirred debate aroun the country, and the America dr Association's legislative ody went on record on Thursay in favor of the proposition at no. one should get special eatment in facing prosecution r alleged crimes. . Congress Acts Quickly On Ford's Request WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress is rushing to President Ford's request for weapons to use in the battle against galloping inflation. Acting three years to the day after the Nixon administration first froze Wages and prices, banking committees in both houses approved a bill creating a White House agency to monitor the economy. But members at the House and Senate emphasized they neither expect nor desire the new agency to lead to a new round of wage-price controls. And there was a widespread feeling that the new agency really won't be able to do much to halt inflation. But,, as Chairman John J White House Counsel Gets Tape Issue WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pres- dent Ford has placed in the ands of his new White House ourisel the issue of what to do ith Richard M. Nixon's Water- source reported that Buchen, a long-time ate tapes, a source close IB President said today. The 3 hilip "'ord friend who was named Vhite House counsel Thursday, /as handed the issue because lie new President thought it vas "better to get legal advice rom a Ford man who was un- ouclied" by the Watergate candal. Soon after his appointment, Buchen and the man he is replacing, J. Fred Buzhzardt, met yitli representatives of the of- ice of special prosecutor Leon Jaworski to discuss the status of Nixon's tapes. Afterward the special prosecutor's office said, "None of the lies will be moved pending fur:her discussion." SAID UNHAPPY Indications were that Ford vas unhappy with the manner n which an informal opinion lad been rendered by White Souse lawyers that the tapes Sparkman, D-AIa., of the Sen ate panel explained, "This is :iis (Ford's) first effort to do something and I think we ough to give him the modest power lie asks for." , · Chairman Wright Patman, D- Tex., of the House committee, said, "Many ol us have doubts about the effectiveness of this task force approach but let's give the President's" suggestion a try." Both houses are expected to approve the bill Monday, meaning the measure could go to Ford for his signature by midweek. NO POWER The bill would create a While House agency with no enforcement power, but with authority to constantly monitor wage and price increases, productivity, shortages and other economic factors with the aim of giving the government the information it needs to move against inflation. -The'" House committee iroved the measure 27-7. were the personal Nixon. properly of ap- The That opinion -- by Buzhardt and James D. St. Clair, Nixon's chief Watergate lawyer -- was announced as St. Clair returned to his private law practice in Ford was making no senate panel accepted il on a voice vole without dissent. The new agency won the endorsement earlier on Thursday of representatives of business and labor. Andrew J. Biemiller, chie: lobbyist for the AFL-CIO, re pealed the federation's opposi lion to wage-price controls, con tending that nothing was con trolled under the Nixon admin rstralion's program except wages. Biemiller added lhat laboi will go along with the agency even though describing it as "a public relations gimmick;" E. Douglas Kcnna, presiden of the National Association o Manufacturers, said busines can accept the monitorin, agency so long as it is clea there is no authority to contro wages and prices. In other economic develop ments Thursday: --The Commerce Deparlmen announced the dramatic in Boston. While clear attempts to overturn the opinion, sources said he saw that the issue could become a controversial one and wanted his own appointee in the post as White House counsel. "He'll be guided by what Phil Buchen recommends," source said. the crease in the price oil raised Ihe U.S. ' of foreig balance of payments 'deficit in the secon quarter to $6.3 billion. --Ford . met with his chie economic advisers for the sec ond time in a week to discus inflation. --A Treasury Department o ficial said the U.S. 'governmen might sell some of its officia gold supply at the lime Amer cans are allowed to own gold. Death in The Rain Donald Joseph Paris, 20, of- Ponca City, Okla., was killed Thursday afternoon when his car collided head-on with a tractor-trailer truck between Lincoln arid Prairie Grove oh Hwy. 62 west. Rescue workers are shown cutting Paris out of (he car.. State' Trooper Charles Miller, said Paris was rushed to Washington Regional Meiiica! Center. He w a s pronounced dead en arrival. Alfred Harrison, of Sliiwell, driver of the truck, was not Injured. Paris' death brings the county traffic toll (o eight for the year. (TLMESphoto by Ray-Gray) . Greeks Vacate Captured City By PETER AHNETT (AP) FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus -- The Greek half of Fam- agusta is a ghost town. We had the choice Thursday night of sleeping in any of 40 empty luxury hotels along the each. Two British correspondents-Three Slain In Conway County MORRILTON, Ark. (AP) -The bodies of three members ofi a Conway County family were found early today in the living room of their mobile home. Sheriff Marlin Hawkins said Sue Keith, 28; James Randall Keith, 6, and Carolyn Sue Keith, 3, had been beaten with a blunt instrument and thai their throats had been cut. He said the family lived 20 miles north of here in the Sunnyside the slaying, most brutal, if brutal...that has occurred in Conway County in my 24 years in the sheriff's of- Will Jones of the Sunday Times and Colin'Smith of the Observer--and I checked ourselves nto the Markos, a multistory lotel with a well-stocked bar and a clear view of the city, The beds were neatly made. Towels and soap were in the bathroom. But there wasn't another , soul in the hotel. The staff had fled, leaving the front police also had door open. The Greek fled this most important port in Cyprus, and Greek Cypriot soldiers seemed to have disappeared completely." Twenty truckloads passed me al dusk, heading out of town. The reason for their departure was clear.' A Turkish tank armada rolled across the wide Masaoria Plain ' on Thursday and at dusk pushed through the north gate of Famagusta's old wailed city, where 11,000 Turkish Cypriots had been holed up for nearly a month. : At -dusk, even the oldest Greeks were heading south toward the sanctuary of the British base at Dhekelia. I picked up two elderly people and a blind woman who begged to be taken to the edge of town. The coolest heads in the reek part of Famagusta were he United Nations soldiers and olieemen who counted the Tur- ish tanks as they moved into le city just before' nightfall. Swedish U.N. police manning (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) Rockefeller On Inside Track DETROIT (AP) -- Advisers NEWS BRIEFS community. Hawkins called "One of the not the most Hawkins said his office would offer a $1.000 reward to anyone (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) Pogo Stick Record : FRONTENAC, Kan. (AP) About 20 friends and neighbors watched as Christopher Lusker, 10, bounced 14,948 limes in about an hour to claim a world record in pogo stick jumping Thursday night. The 1974 Guiness Book of World Records says the old mark was 14.325 set by Scott Hemcon of South Yarmouth, Maine, May 26, 1973. Preliminary Bout Begins Saturday Democrats Ready New Party Charter . WASHINGTON (AP )- The last preliminary bout to the Democratic p a r t ; y ' s mini- convention begins.Saturday in Kansas City with the drafting of a proposed parly .charter. ·Old party antagonisms could produce the first volley in another Intraparly battle, depending on how well the charter commission does in com promising the remaining sore issues. The Saturday and Sunday icssions wind up the work of the commission, which was created by the reform wing during the 1972 presidential campaign and directed to draw up the first formal charter for Irltiodern political party. The final version will be voted on in December by the party's first midterm convention, also in Kansas City. A tentative charter has been circulating since March to allow support or opposilion to specific planks lo develop. Fighls are cxpecled lo come in three major areas: The man ncr of electing national party chairmen, whelher lo continue Ihe midterm convention idea and creation of a judicial council to referee parly disputes. For the most part, the charter formalizes long-standing structures and procedures. But Ihere are some important innovations, including something of a Democratic bill of rights which guarantees open access to the party for "all who desire to support the party and who wish to be known as Democrats." Two competing formulas would change the system for electing national parly chairmen, both aimed at avoiding past conflicts but taking differ ent approaches. The leading plan would provide or election of the national chairman just before and just after each presidential campaign. This would allow the party's presidential nominee to pick a chairman of his choice to head the party during his campaign. But it also would avoid the :mbarrassment the party went through after the last'presiden- tial election when the chairman, Jean Westwood, w a s ousted a f t e r Sen. George McGovern's landslide defeat. An automatic post-campaign election would allow Ihe choice of a new chairman wilh better parly support without the necessity of first throwing the old one out. However, an alternative supported by the staunches! reformers would remove the whole thing from the influence of presidential polilics by having the chairman elected after ech campaign. This would mean a chairman picked without the influence of the euphoria following a nomination and untied to any particular candidate. But it also would mean a presidentia nominee picked four years later might have la campaign wilh a chairman not of his choosing possibly even a political oppo nent, at the party helm. Some compromise is ex peeled on Ihe question o whelher lo continue the mid term conventions mandated b the reform wing at the 1972 na .tiorial convention. The reformers support th miniconventions, held midway between Ihe presidenlial con vcntions, as a way of koepinj the professionals in louch wit! Ihe grass roots and of thrashing out interim issues. Harris Poll NEW YORK (AP) -- In Ihe ast weeks of Ihe Ni.ton presi- ency, then-Vice President r ord was a narrow 46 to 47 per ent behind Sen. Edward. Ken icdy D.-Mass., as the favorite if Americans who plan to vote or President in 1976. a Harri: poll indicates. But the pollster added in a report issued Thursday that i Alabama Gov. George C. Wai ace were Kennedy's runnin mate Ford would jump aheai as the 48-44 per cent prefer ence. Six Killed BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP -- Six persons were reportec killed and 11 others injured to day in a fire at a rest home near here. A funeral home said it had the bodies of five elderly persons and a man about 22. The (ire b?gan at Moore'a Rest Home, a two story frame building two miles east ot Brookhaven, about 5 a.m. Payments Deficit WASHINGTON (AP) -- High oil costs helped force the federal balance of payments into a S6.3Jjillion deficit for the three months ended June 30, the government says. The balance of payments reflects the (low of cash into and out of the country. ka too. DANGER LESSENS Meanwhile. Ihe danger of war belween Greece and Turkey lessened as Greek Premier Constanline Caramanlis said in a brondcasl that the Greek army would not reinforce the Greek Cypriol Iroops because Ihis would leave Greece de j fenseless. Turkish tanks late Thursday afternoon rolled into Farrt- agusta, the Mediterranean island's chief port. The action established a 35-mile line from the capital, Nicosia, to the east coast. Associated Press Correspondent Peter Arnett reported that the Greek Cypriot national guard and police fled from the city, and the Greek Cypriot quarter appeared deserted. He said there were rifle shots arid an occasional loud explosion ke tank fire as the Turks moved through the Greek quar- er mopping up. The ' Turkish radio said th'a urks also captured the naval iase at Boghaz, 10 miles north f Famagusta. Another Turkish column was ushing westward lo extend the ne. from Nicosia to Lefka, oh he northwest coast. It was reported six miles from Morphou, i major town 21 miles west of Nicosia and 10 miles from Letka. The Turkish Cypriot radio eported Greek and Greek Cy- jriot troops were "retreating in lanic" from Lefka. The Greek Cypriots were be- ieved to have abandoned Mor- phou also. Another T u r k i s h , Cypriot broadcast said Turkish jets were heavily bombing the highway from Paphos, in southwest Cyprus, to Lefka to prevent jreek Cypriot reinforcements from reaching Lefka. Turkish jets resumed bombing and strafing attacks around Nicosia at dawn for the third day, and there was little anti-aircraft fire. The chief targets were the camp two miles west of the: city of the 950^man Greek army contingent assigned to Cyprus, and a five- mile strip of factories on the eastern outskirts. However, the Turks made no attempt to advance into the Greek Cypriot sector. U.N. MEETING The U.N. Sccurily Council, held Iwo more meetings in New York and issued ils fourth appeal for a ceasefire. President Ford urged immediate compliance. In' Ankara, Foreign Minister Turan Gunes said Turkey might accepl appeals to reopen President Ford York Gov. say former Nelson A. the Geneva negotlalions "if we are accorded a more serious and responsive attitude." Turkey walked out of the Geneva lalks on Wednesday and resumed mililary action when the Greek Cypriots rejected a Turkish proposal for creation of six autonomous Turkish Cypriot enclaves scattered around the island. The Turks made that proposal after the Greeks and Greek Cypriots rejected the first Turkish proposal for Ihe division of Cyprus along the Lefka-Nicosia- Fama'gusla line inlo a federation of Greek and Turkish Cy- states. Both proposals would have given the Turkish priot Cypriots about a third of the island's lerritory although they make up only aboul a fifth of the population. lockefeller has the inside track o the vice presidency, the De- roit Free Press reported today, day. The newspaper, in a dispatch rom its Washington bureau, aid two others it identified as op contenders--GOP National Chairman George Bush and Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr.. R- Tenn. --had dropped in favor. The newspaper said, however, that Ford has not in- r dicated he has made a final de-ler by the State Police. cision. It reported aides said 1 Tim Baltz, a spokesman for even though Rockefeller, Ford a change is possible. now favors last-minute Escapees Caught TUCKER INTERMEDIATE REFORMATORY. Ark. (AP) -Two Cummins Prison farm inmates who escaped early today were captured a short lime lal- Ihe prison, identified the pair as James Ridgeway, 26, and Mitchell Selsor, 23. Greek Withdrawal From NATO Seen As Diplomatic Maneuver A News Analysis By CARL HjVRTMAN BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -Greece's withdrawal from the North Atlantic military command probably was an attempt o pressure the United States and its allies to tilt against the Turks on Cyprus, some officials at the headquarters of the Morlh Atlantic Treaty Organization say. No NATO spokesman will play down Ihe importance ol ihe Greek action publicly. Bui privately some officials see ii as a diplomalic maneuver with few practical consequences. "Withdrawal from NATO' has a ringing sound and helps satisfy anli-American senlimen in Greece. But Ihe Greeks ari remaining in the North Allanli Council, the political part ot thi alliance, and keeping their am bassador and his' staff at th Brussels headquarters. Ther was no move to remove Gree mployes from Ihe Inter- lalional civilian staff. On Wednesday, the Greek oyernment said it had told its military representatives with he various NATO commands o leave their posts within 24 ours. But on Thursday they bowed no sign of going, and it vas reported that no firm order lad arrived. Some officers thought they might not go for some time. Or they might just c h a n g e their itle from "mililary representatives" to "liaison officers." That is what the French officers at allied headquarters did after the late President Charles de Gaulle withdrew Franco from NATO's joint command in 1956. Tho Greek flag still flew on Thursday at NATO's European military headquarters ncai' Mons as well as at Ihe Brussels home of the North Atlantic Council.

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