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Tuesday, August 20, 1974
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Newsgirl Slain By Blast From Shoffiun HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) -- "That family worked so hard, they tried to make a decent living," said Sue Amar- Between Greece-Turkey Northwnt Arkansas TIMES, tun., Aug. 20, 1974 FAVETTIVILLI, ARKANSAS Britain Tries For New Talks al. Mrs. Amaral is a neighbor or the Marion Perchman family, hit doubly by tragedy over the weekend. Perchman's daughter, Edith, 12, died on Sunday wlien gunfire erupted from the house of a subscriber on her D e t r o i t Free Press newspaper route. She was hit in the face with shotgun pellets, and 15 pislo 1 builds were pumped into her body, police said. Perchman, who drove a delivery truck for the Free Press, was driving his daughter around her early morning route and was waiting for her in his car outside the residence of Rudolph Acosta when she was shot. He pulled her into his automobile and sped away, but the car door [lew open and he lost control of the vehicle which WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United Slates is trying to smooth its relatjons with Greece while awaiting an undisclosed British initiative for setting up new Cyprus peace talks. Britain, a 1960 treaty guarantor of establishing island's independence, is peeled to sound out the Greek crashed,into a house. Perchman suffered broken Thief Leaves Many Paintings HARROGATE, England (AP) Frank Bowers returnee home his after a week's four children vacation and ribg and was hospitalized in fair condition. . P o l i c e charged Rudolph Acosta, 24, with manslaughter and freed him on $2,500 bond. H o w e v e r , ' police Monday changed the charge to second- degree murder after hundreds of enraged citizens of this community of 33,000 marched on city hall and demanded his arrest. Officers said Acosta mistook Weather Forecast Warm weather is forecast for the South and Midwest while cooler air is expected for the Plains. Showers are forecast from the central Plains to the upper Great Lakes. (AP Wire- photo) the girl for a "hit man" with a contract on his life. They theorized Acosta's murder was ordered as part of a drug-related family feud. Acosta's'attorney said Acosta would surrender on Wednesday. At the Perchman home on Monday, relatives and neighbors milled about in the hot afternoon sun. "You can't let a man kill a little girl and get away with t," shouted one man. found somebody had drunk two bottles of his whisky and a bottle of his gin. In exchange the mysterious intruder left four oil paintings and eight big murals--including a Disney cartoon in a bedroom large abstracts in the dininj room and master bedroom, two nudes in ther bathroom and Su lerman going "zap" in anothe j ed room. "I don't know who's dom this, but it's a fantastic job,' Sowers, 36. said on his return Monday. "I'm leaving them a .hey are. The kids won't eve let me rub out the nudes in th bathroom." Bowers, who is separate from his wife, added that on of the paintings was unfinishec "I would willingly pay th artist a few quid (pounds) if h would come back and finish off," he said. J9 Resign In Wake Of Assassination Try '·- SEOUL', South Korea (AP) -- s Thirty-nine of President Chung -· Hee Park's top government and political associates resigned today in the wake of last week's assassination attempt on Park. The gesture was a symbolic "' 'one that's customary hi Korea "after embarrassing incidents. '" The president, however, ac- cepted the resignations of only two men: Home Minister Hong Siiog-chul, whose ministry controls the police, and the chief presidential bodyguard. Park Dhong-kyoo, one of his most trusted aides. The resignations were to show that the men asssumed responsibility for the failure of the security forces to'-prevent the attempt on Park's life. Park named Park Kyong- won, 51, a retired a r m y general, to be home minister. Park said he would name a new chief of the presidential protective force in a few days. ' The new. home minister has served twice previously in that capacity and once as commu* nications minister under Presi- he 14 members of his cabinet; .he top five officials of Park's ruling Democratic Republican arty; the national police direc- or; mayor and police chief of Seoul; Korea's ambassador to Japan; Park's chief secretary and chief protocol officer; four economic and political assistants; Park Chong-kyoo and eight, other senior officials of .lie presidential protective'serv- dent Park. Resignations had poured in from Premier Kim Jong-pil; vere killed. Mrs. Park was juried on Monday. assassin, Moon Se- was a Korean living in ice. Official resignations are customary in the Far East'when- ever an embarrassing incident occurs. Even had Park accepted all the resignations, the mass turnover, would probably not have affected government policy since the president'ex- ercises dictatorial powers. Information Minister Yun Clm-young announced that the cabinet was quitting to siiow its deep regret over its failure "to prevent the assassination at tempt carried out in the capita at the instruction of the North Korean puppets." Park was uninjured in the at tack last Thursday as he made an Independence Day address in Seoul, but his wife' and i teen-age girl in the audicnci The wang, fapan who came to Seoul with a Japanese passport issued to lim under an assumed name. The government has not explained how he got iii to the ·latiocial Theater, for the invitation-only Independence Day ceremony. Park's government charged ,hat Moon was acting as an agent of North Korea and its lympathizers in Japan. North Korea denied the charge Monday. Moon was wounded by security guards and captured. The opposition New Democratic party welcomed the resignations, saying they would give the president the opportunity to carry out sweeping reforms to meet the people's expectations. But- there was expectation that Park wi modify his repressive poli under which nine persons have been sentenced- to death "" year and 162 others sentenced to prison terms ranging three years to life. Union County To Get Flood Aid EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) -Julian Hood, civil defense director for Union County, says the county and four cities will share $781,616.41 in emergency Federal Highway Administration aid to repair road damage caused by flooding in June. Hood said the county would get $504,086.98, El Dorado $ 2 6 2 , 6 4 4 . 8 3 , Smackover $8,658.30, Calion $5,246.30, and Junction City $940. developed in the 13 to 18 inches of Flooding area when rain poured down within a 24- liour period. One person drowned. Total damage, including damage to private property, has been estimated at abou.t $2 million, but no exact figure on private damage has been determined. . . . . - · The road survey damage report was based on a survey made by Burney Babb, federal district highway engineer. Willard Testifies On Confession PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) -John Willard, a Pine Bluff p lice detective, testified Monda in the murder trial of Will Lee Perkins, 23, of Pine BIu that Perkins signed a statemen confessing to the murder Jack Fleury. Perkins is charged with cap tal felony mure of Pine Bluf watchman at Ben Pearon Ma ufacturing Co. here, was beate o death during a robbery he plant, authorities said. Willard quoted Perkins a saying he had gone to the pla o steal money from two ven ng machines. Perkins said 1 was surprised by t h e watc man, Willard said. Perkins, according to Wi ex- no ould cies ave this iced rom EVEREST dENNINSS WHEELCHAIRS ·cC FOLDS 70 10" iSS REHTALS t SAUS 'W' Fayeltevllle Drof E. Side Square 4«-73« 1 then beat the watchma metal pipe and robbi ard, with him of $60 and'hls pistol. Eugene Hunt of Pine Bluf Perkins' attorney, contende :hat the police officers force Perkins to sign the confessio which Hunt said, was not true id Turkish Cypriots before en- ting U.S. aid and reviving the cneva conference. Knowledgeable U.S. officials lievo Britain is likely to try work out some preconference reements so that when t h e arlies, including Greece a n d urkcy, return to the negotiat- g lable Ihere are reasonable rospects of success. A break- own in Geneva preceded the nslaught by Turkish forces it led to their control . t?l bout 40 per.cent of Cyprus.' In a gesture to Athens, which rongly suspects Washington of aving tilted toward Turkey, ccretary of Slate Henry A. issinger told a news confer- nce on Monday that "upon caller reflection the responsible reek leaders will recognize hat the United States 1 has iiown deep sympathy for the [reek government." Kissinger added "we wel- ome the present democratic overnment in Greece" and ny negotiated settlement must "consistent with the dignity nd honor of all of the parties;" He said the first imperative ,1 this point is to "get" the'par- ies to the conference table." Kissinger spoke of a British nitiative in this regard, bu ther officials here said the de ails of the British approach vere not yet clear. Kissinger said he has re ceived assurances from Pre mier Bulent Ecevit that Turke; s willing to negotiate a pull jack from positions it holds on "yprus and that it would re duce its forces on the island. "We believe it will be neces sary for Turkey, as the strong er power on the ground, to dis play flexibility and a eoncer "or Greek sensibilities," Kissin ger said. Chairman Benjamin S. Ros crilhal of the House Europe sub committee said he will move t suspend all $242 million in U.i aid to Turkey despite he pledge to negotiate. "I just want to keep the pres Mire on. We've been throug' this before," the New Y o r ' Democrat said. Rosenthal announced his in tention of trying to cut off th aid during a subcommitte hearing at which the America policy on Cyprus came unde heavy fire. "I think American policy wa severely tilted in favor of Tur key," said Rep. Paul S. Sar banes. D-Md. Testifying at the hearing Asst. Secretary of Slate Arthu A. Hartman blamed the Cypru tended Ihe ensuing Turkish mil- EXPERT WATCH RIP AIR S W I F T S ZTNntk Greek mililary junla for con- short of U.S. armed force. For skidding, sliding, scaling. And tussling, tangling, and lugging. When boys get tough, Armadillos by Farah hang in there. But with style. Jeans that are specially blended to wear and wear and wear. And these Armadillos are really carefree. Just wash them once in awhile ,and they're ready to play tough again. SIZES 3-7 $7.00-?7.25 SIZES 8-12 S8.25-S10.00 Boys Department Street Floor Take a good look at the animals on our clothes. 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