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September 17, 1974

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tut Denies Part In Chilean Coup Weather Forecast Warra, sonny weather is forecast for most of the nation with the exceptions being in the Great Lakes area and New England. Hain and showers will he scattered across the southern states from Arl zona to Florida. (AP Wire photo) Texas, Louisiana Ask Help In Oil Crunch HOUSTON (AP) -- Texas and Louisiana officials say states with undeveloped resources must join the fight to bolster the nation's energy self- sufficiency. ' ' T e x a s , Louisiana, and Alaska cannot supply all America," Texas Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby said Monday in endorsing Project Independence as a national commitment. C.J. Bonnecarrere, executive secretary of the Louisiana Stale Mineral Board, agreed. "Louisiana must call upon her sister stales, those with the potential and capability to aid this great nation in her battle for survival" Bonnecarrere said. Action Delayed On Texarkana Firemen TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) The Texarkana Board of Directors deferred action Monday night on changing the residency requirements for city employes -- one of the demands of pick eting firemen. The board voted to wait unti City Manager Ron Copelanc and City Attorney Willis Smith Jr. can study the matter fur ther and make a recommentja tion to the board. The residency requiremen says all city employes mus live within five miles of Cit Hall. The directors indicated tha they hoped to get the report a their next meeting on Oct. 7 Neither Copeland nor Smith in dicated they anticipated diffi culty with meeting that time table. There was little discussion o Ihe matler, which Mayor Jack Trigg presented at the end o the board's regular agenda. H asked for a board member t move that the city staff be in structed to study the alterna lives. D i r e c t o r Harvey Nelson moved to delay further action pending the study and a report to the board, and the other board members unanimously agreed. Members of Texarkana Local 502, International Firefighters Association, and their wives began picketing August 30. That was four days after Copeland returned from a month's leave of absence to study methods to improve motivation of employ- es to find a list of firemen's demands on his desk. The firemen also have asked for recognition of their union and pay raises. Copeland has met several times in the past few weeks with representatives of Ihe firemen, and Friday he senl firemen a letter, expressing disappointment that the differences have not been resolved. He outlined why most of the firemen's demands cannot be met now, but he expressed willingness to continue discussion. Exchange Medals BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -President Ernesto Geisel ane Japanese Premier Kakuei Tan aka have exchanged decora tions. In a short ceremony preced ing private discussions at the Planaltrt presidential palace on Monday, Tanaka presented Gei gel with the Grand Collar of the Superior Order of the Chry santhemum. Geiscl ·granted Tanaka th Grand Order of the Southern Cross and then they embracei in a Brazilian-style bear-hug. Hobby and Bonnecarrere tes-l fied Monday as the Federal nergy Administration opened ic seventh of 10 regional hear- ngs on Project Independence's bjective of reasonable energy elf-sufficiency. The · hearing ontinues through Friday. D.H. Fowler, the FBA region. administrator, said the five- late area ot Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New fiexico produced 88 per cent of le nation's natural gas in 1973. He said Louisiana sends 77 per ent of its 'gas into interstale ommerce, Texas 51 per cent. Bonnecarrere said no state ias been as generous as Loui- iana in sharing its vast nau- .ral resources with other slates. "Bu.t her treasure is dwindl- ng rapidly," he said. "No longer can Louisiana afford to ex- porl so much of her life blood iut-of-slate. Not that she doesn't want to,. It's just that here isn't much more to share. But Louisiana does have reasure of experience and inow-how which it is more than villing to share." Hobby said contingency plans must be developed, to assure distribution of supplies across the nation during the shodtages "Such planning, however should include the proviso thai ,ve are making a total 'nationa effort to provide domestic sup plies," he said. "Forty-four states cannot ex pect to drain a mere handfuj o states of their resources while making no effort- to develop own potential, to builc refineries and pipelines, to dril in their coastal waters, to min their coal." Hobby said Project Independ ence must be a national com mitment by all sectors to he more energy conscious, more energy productive, more ener gy efficient; · · "This effort requires the de dication ot the entire nation the federal government, all 5 slate governments, business, la ateau over a period of time.' Charles H. Hill, deputy direc ir of the Oklahoma Depar lent of Energy, said nations 0 11 c y must provide it ucernenfs for energy produi rs to conserve energy, re ources by maximizing reco 1 ry. . . "When the price for new it erstate natural gas shifts to ree market price, new dome c natural gas fields will b iscovered, previously margi 1 natural gas formations an atural gas processing faciliti nil become economical, ai more natural gas will enter tl iterslate market," Hill said. Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tues., Sept. 17, 1974 FAVETTEVILLI, ARKANSAS Ford Confirms CIA Actions Against Allende WASHINGTON (AP) -- Present Ford has confirmed that e CIA acted against former lilean President Salvador Al- mle as a Senate committee onsiders whether to pursue gcs it was misled about lose activities. A Senate B'oreign Relations uhcommittee staff report rec- nmends action against former IA Director Richard M. elms and three other officials or sworn testimony minimizing CIA activity, congressional ources say. The report was :heduled for consideration by le full committee today. There were conflicting ac- ounts whether the report rcc- mmends -perjury invesliga- ons,' contempt of Congress harges or some combination ol he two. Attorney Genera! To Get New Office LITTLE ROCK (OP) -- Re nodeling of The Train Station las begun to accommodate thi attorney general's office. The slate Justice Buildin Commission apparently will no seek other space for the office The attorney general's of fie must be moved out of the Jus .ice Commission temporarilj )ecatise the building will b remodeled in connection wit! he construction of a rotund courtroom for the state Su preme Court. The commission signed a con ract with The Train Station i August to rent space for the al Lorney general's office with th mdersanding that Tiie Trai Station would do the neeessar remodeling. Members of the commissio said last week, however, tlia ;hc remodeling had not begun The commission adopted a me tion saying if remodeling ha not begun by Monday, the con mission would hold a sped a meeting to consider othe space. Spe eciol Thanks OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Scou Troop 388 cleaned up a vacan lot and earned . a , presidentia thank you.. Trie vacant lot was once th site of President Ford's birth place home and Ford sent th scouts a telegram of apprecia tion, noting he was once a scou and was "grateful for the e: perience." Eight members of the troo cleaned up the lot at 32nd an Woolworth avenues Aug. 1 The three-story Ford nous there had burned in 1971. The report also was said to e critical of Secretary of State cnry A. Kissinger for tesli- ing there was no U.S. in- slvcmenl in the bloody coup in tiich Allende died lasl year, it saying nothing about the 'evious CIA activity. Sen. Frank Church, D-Idaho, lairman of the subcommittee ir which the report was prc- ared, refused lo give details ut said the full committee ould lake up both the ropriety ot Ihe CIA aclivities nd officials' truthfulness about em. AT VARIANCE "Sworn testimony before my ubcommitlee was at variance r'ith what has been disclosed," Ihurch said in a telephone in- jrview Monday night. "We now learn there is no ifference between American oltcy and Soviet policy in sub erting foreign governments,' e said. "I had always thought he United Stales slood for dif- erent principles." Ford said at his news confer 2nce Monday nigbl there is no doubt in his mind that there vas no U.S. involvement in Chile's coup. But he confirmed hat the. CIA supported Al ende's opposition in the 1970 elections. "H is a recognized fact tha listorically, as well as present y, such actions are taken he best interesl of Ihe coun rics involved," the Presiden said. Ford said he would not judgi whether such activity is per milted by international law. He said he was reliably in 'ormed that Communist cour tries "spend vastly more mon ey than we do for the same!' and of purposes." Ford said the CIA activity was in response to what he said was an effort by Allende, a i Marxist, "to destroy opposition :icws media, both the writing press as well as the electronic press, and to destroy opposition political parties. "The effort that was made in lis case," Ford said, "was lo elp and assist Ihe preservation f opposition rewspapers and lectronic media and to pre- crve opposition political par"i think this is in the best in- crests of Ihe people in Chile and cerlainly in our best inler :sts," Ford said. Ford said he will meet with ongrcssional committees on whether they want any change so that Congress as well as the 'resident are fully informec and included in reviewing sucf covert operations. Attorney Hired LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- At- orney John Purtle ot Little Rock has been hired by the City of Greenwood in its fight o regain $70,000 in annual axes taken by Fort Smith through annexation. Purtle says he thinks the annexation by the larger city was not a legal transfer. The controversy over taxes, which were paid by the Whirlpool Corp., developed one mo n t h ago when Sebastian County Pros. Atty. Charles Karr ruled that assessmen records for the personal proper ty of the. firm should be trans ferred from Greenwood to For Smith. Named To Post COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ;AP) -- Walter E. Hussmari Jr. has been elected to a three- car term as a director ot the Southern Newspaper Publisihers Association. Hussman, publsher 'of t h a Arkansas Democrat, was elected at -the association's annual convention. .. Ftyellevllle Drat E. Side SqU»«i «·'«» Campaign Spending LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The Finance Committee of Public Against 57 agreed Monday to spend $50,000 in its campaign against the proposed constitutional Amendment 57. The measure would remove the 10 per cent ceiling of interest rates in the state. Jack Files, a Little Rock lawyer and committee chairman, said more money was needed, but "we figured $50,000 was about all we would be able to raise. We're trying to be realis tic a'oout the whole tiling." Everybody's Business bor and all individuals," Hobbj said. Kent Gill, Davis, Calif., presi dent of the 144,000-member I Sierra Club, said energy policy! of Ihe 1980s and beyond must base out fossil fuels in favor f such renewable sources as olar energy. Gill also said oil's 22 per cent epletion tax allowance must e phased out but added that nergy prices must eventually nclude all of Ihe costs of energy production. "We recognize, however, thai i sudden and drastic increase n energy prices now would ilace intolerable new financial jurdens on consumers and vould be added fuel for in- lation," Gill said. "Therefore, nergy prices must reach their On Tour LONDON (AP) -- Cesar Chaez has begun a European lour o win support for his farm vorkers union. Chavez, president · of the United Farm Workers of Amerca, arrived Monday for three days of meetings with British union leaders. Chavez wants to thank Europeans for supporting boycotts of California grapes and lettuce ind to build more support for lis campaign lo better migrant working conditions, a spokesman said. The spokesman said British stevedores already have refused to handle California grape shipments. CXPIRT WATCH KIPAIM SWIFTS tl N«ffli "licit «. READY FOR BUSINESS .. .staji oj Morton and Company at new headquarters Morton And Company Moves To New Building Morion and Company, a Fay- itteville-based firm specialism n pension plans, has m o v e i o its new headquarters at 440 College Ave. from the Arcade Building, where it was ounded just after World War I. The largest business of its tind iii Arkansas, Morion and Company is a totally computerized operation handling all types of employe pension plans, either insured or non-insured. The IBM computer is housed : a 1,000 square foot section of the building to aid in the design and administration o! pension plans. 5'/4% 53,4% We have a savings program and interest rate to meet your need*. Foyetteville Savings Loan Association 201 N. East Avenue W. C. Morion, president of he firm, said that more than ,000 people are participating in .ilans administered by the com- lany -- p l a n s representing over $10 million in total plan assets. Annual contributions exceed $1,800,000. Fourteen people are employed by the company. HAVE YOU WRITTEN A BOOK? The field editor of a well-known New York subsidy publishing firm will be in Fayettevilla in November. He will be interviewing local authors in a quest for finished manuscripts suitable for book publication. All subjects will be considered, including fiction and non-fiction, poetry, juveniles, religious books, etc. If you have completed a book-length manuscript (or nearly so) on any subject, and would like a professional appraisal (without cost or obligation), please write immediately describing your work and stating which part of the clay (a.m. or p.m.) you would prefer for an appointment. Please mention your phono number. You will promptly receive a confirmation for a definite time and place. Authors with completed manuscripts unable lo appear may send them directly to us for a free reading and evaluation. We will also be glad to hear from those whose literary works are slill in progress. Please address: Mr. John Carter CARLTON PRESS, INC. 84 Fiflh Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10011 Phone 212:243-8800 It's time to show your colors with Razorback novelties from the C-B Party Shop. 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