Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 22, 1974 · Page 5
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 22, 1974
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U.S. Citizens In Greece Are Reportedly Going Underground ..V-ATHENS, Grcca (AP) -- 'Helen McCarty comes from -""New York, but she tells Greeks "' her home Is in Canada. r "" Paul Canavos of Newton, " Mass., has an American-registered car but he is not driving ""it these days. 'J, U.S. citizens in Greece are ' A ^Koing "underground," fearful of " 'me strong wave of anti-Ameri".'"can feeling sweeping the coun- ^"-try. ..-·: Many Greeks blame Washington for not preventing Turkey's ...invasion of Cyprus. Others are ";';jfiigry because of the U.S. sup',"=.port of the now defunct nvili- .....lary junta that governed ,, ..Greece. - ^ [ . . S h o u t s of "Kissinger murder- -Cer" and "CIA go home" are a ,v;conimon occurrence in the -J.-Slreets of Athen-s, normally bus- ."·tling with foreign tourists at ·vthis time of the year. Cars -°-o\vned by Americans, both ci- · vilians and military personnel, -:· have been burned, """ 'The U.S. Embassy usually "''has some 7,000 American tour.;" ists registered at this time, but " -Hie present figure is 300. The Americans remaining are as- 111 suming a very low profile. -'··· "I asked this clerk at the -· Tjank if I could change my trav 'Meiers checks. He gave me £ ."-cold stare:and told me to wail -'-'10 minutes," said Mrs McCarty. '·' ' "-."There was nobody in frorr ·'· of me a n d - 1 decided to wait (· 'When he saw I was prepare; .1 -'to, he screamed-at me: 'I saic -·- 10 minutes.' ······ ; "That was it. I got the mes- ··"sa'ge and walked off. Now 1 tell "" everyone I'm a Canadian." "··' Other Americans tell of sim- .'"ilar experiences. Taxi drivers '''"suddenly can't speak English. Normally 'efficient waiters move at a snail's pace when the customer is American. The U.S. embassy said it received at least. 300 calls last weekend from Americans complaining of bad treatment. Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Thur.., Aug. 22, 1974 FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Connecticut Re/eases 798 Prisoners lone said they had been physi- ally had, but somelinies the ostility bordered on injury. "We were just climbing into cab," said Alex Childs ol 'oi'thbrook. III.. "when a ' rowd of about 200, their arms inked, approached us shouting hings about Cyprus! "Luckily all of us were in the ar before they encircled us nd started thumping on the oof. They finally let our taxi ·nan drive off, but I was ared." Childs sadly added: ' "We vere here last year for seven veeks and everyone was so H Now it's the reverse." HAHTTOUD. Conn. (AP) -- I "They were going to be released sometime anyway," Connecticut's top law enforcement officer said as the first of scores of inmates whose sen- icnces were cut short walked to freedom. The inmates, serving stale Circuit Couit terms ol more t h a n one 'year, were freed because Ihc stale Supreme Court ruled last month that 12 mouths was the longest sentence the lower court could impose. The high court rmcci that a longer sentence encroached on the authority of the Superior Court and violated the state It] special proceedings on Wednesday, Hartford Superior Court Judge Walter J. Sidor declared the sentences of the affected inmalcs illegal. Circuit Court Judge Nicholas F. Ar- mcntano then rcsentenced each i n m a t e lo one year f r o m the time each began serving h i s original sentence. James W. Greene, a lawyer for the federally funded Legal Assistance to Prisoners, pre sentcd 'petitions for reductions sentences from 198 affected prisoners. He said 19 of tlicse had served 10 months, long enough to make them eligible for immediate release. The rest will be eligible as soon as the srve an equivalent period. Green said he was checking !o see whether there were othr [jrisonrs w h o h o d been g i v e n sentences of illegal length un- :ler the Supremo Court ruling. Connecticut prison officials reported that 21 inmates had left correctional centers around the state on Wednesday and that the processing of inmates eligible for immediate release would continue today. State Police Commissionci Cleveland B. Fuesscnich sale that he would be reluctant lo comment about the release without k n o w i n g who the frccc inmates were and w h a t they were charged with. Bui Chief Stale's Alty. Joseph . Gormley Jr. said. "11 is Hirc-ly a technicality. The icoplc arc receiving a benefit hey are really not entitled to. "There is no point in being upset about these technical decisions. There is nothing we can do about them. "I don'l regard it as any grave problem lo the people of (he stale. In most cases these people would have been out within six months anyway." "We're going to party. Me and my mother, we're going to party tonight," said 20-year-old Randy Williams as he was released from Hie Cheshire Cor- reclional Center. Williams, who had served 10 months of a 2-lo 5-year '_= ; ~m .crm on a larceny conviction, said he would move lo Greenville, N.C., with his mother. Cope Star Signs WORCESTER. Mass. (AP) -George Albro has been appointed assistant basketliall coach at Worcester State College, the school's athletic department an nounccd. Albro. a IOCS graduate of Worcester State, is an English teacher at Leicester High School where he coached football and junior basketball. WTT Player AwardL NEWPORT BEACH, Califs (A) - World Team Tennis has announced it will name ths Most, Valuable Player in Hie VTT championship playoffs Aug. 26 or 27 after Ihc championship match. The MVP will he selected from among the four teams slill in contention for the championship · Philadelphia. Minnesota, Pittsburgh and Denver. EXPERT WATCH REPAID - ' * ' ' · ' · / J. S W I F T S WNerth Accused Murderer Surrenders For Self-Protection DETROIT (AP) -- Rudolph Acgsla, charged with killing a 12-year-old newspaper delivery - girl, .surrendered to a judge in Detroit on Wednesday to avoid what his attorney described as a lynch mob in his own town of, , Highland Park. , Acosta initially was charged , with manslaughter in the slay. i n g , and freed on. $2,500 bond - Sunday, but the charge was raised to second-degree murder . after a public outcry. ,. Acosta, 24, was arraigned .Wednesday in Wayne' "County Circuit Court in downtown De._ troit before Highland Park Mu- Vrifcipal Judge David Golden. Attorney Jerrold Sherman '~ said Acosta surrendered in .'.'·Detroit because "a lynch mob '/.jvahted to get him in Highland ,, fark." ' . ,1 Acosta was ordered to appear in Highland Park on Sept. 10. ' H e w a s f r e e d after posting ' $100,000 bond. ". Sherman said Acosta wants to pay for the funeral of Edith .. Perchman and the hospital bills ,,,of her father, Marion, who was seriously injured when he: tried j '"to remove his wounded daugh- 't'e'r from the shooting scene. .", .Edith was gunned down when '.'She delivered a newspaper to " Acosta's home Sunday morn',' ing. ' Read if August 25 in Cooks on the Run: :·:..: A Complete . Meal From Your Skillet :.;,,. -This week Food Editor ;:: ' 7 :. Marilyn Hansen offers a ooe- ... ;: , . pot · to - ctean - up - afterward *·':··' meal entitled The Change.;" ' able SWIIet." Take one skillet '"'.and seven ingredients and · : you have dinner. f - :Whathi the World! r A Portable Bathtub Needs V;v A Manufacturer ',"_'·". THs portable tab is Ttot of · -- fatay asitlooks xhenyau con- ·'" ader that it is designed jar ·'"- .'nwoZife who Base iifficultj get.- , ' ting in- and oat of standard- ~:^xaed hospital bathtubs? 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