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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 33

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See Page 1C For Story The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper 115th YEAR--NUMBER 121 FAYETTEVILIE, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1974 PAGES-25 CENTS Tree On A Silo Trees have a way ot growing la the most, unusual places. This tree can be seen alop a silo just off the Hwy. 71 bypass m top of a silo. Tlie silo is about 35 to 40 feet high. The tree may have been planted by a bird when it was a seed or it may have' grown from a twig ilropped by the wind. (TIMESphoto by Chuck Cunninghafin) Jaworski Says Investigation Into Watergate Nearly Done WASHINGTON (AP) -- L'eon Jaworski resigned Salurday as special Watergate prosecutor, saying the investigations which have led to the resignation of President Richard M. N'ixon and the indictment of his top aides were nearly complete. In one of two letters to Ally. Gen. William B. Saxbe, Jaworski emphatically rejected suggestions that he try to indict Nixon as a means of challen- ing the legality of the pardon granted the former president by President Ford. Without specifying who had made such suggestions, Jaworski wrote: "I think it proper that I express to you my views on this subject to dispel any Ihought that there may be some rela lion between my resignation and that issue." "For me to procure an dictment of Richard M. Nixon for the sole purpose of generating a purported court test on the legality of the pardon would constitute a spurious proceeding in which I had no faith; fact, it would he tantamount to unprofessional conduct and violalive of my responsibility as prosecutor and officer of the court." EFFECTIVE OCT. 25 Jaworski submitted his resignation effective Oct. 25. The 09-year-old Texas lawyer sent the letters to Saxhe the day after a jury was seated in the trial of five former Nixon administration and campaign IOCAI FORECAST- Cloudy and mild today turn ing cooler tonight with a chance of showers and intermittent rain through Monday. High? to day in the upper 60s with lows tonight in the upper 50s. Higl Monday in the mid 60s. Sunset today 6:44. Sunrise Monday 7:22 Nixon's Impact On Cover-Up Trial Expected To Be Great aides charged with having cpn- pired to block the investigation f the Watergate break-in. "The bulk of the work en- rusted to the care of this office naving been discharged, -I am (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) Radio Station Takeover Ends MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Three black gunmen look iver radio station WAPX in a tail of gunfire Saturday that eft a white security guard dead. Pleading on the air for a 'black revolution," they surrendered after their last hos- :age made a bold escape. The city police chief said two other blacks are being sought n the deadly, bizzarre series of events that began when a 78 year-old white man was hacked n the face with a machete and ended with the takeover of the soul music station. Police Chief Ed Wright said the five were black militants who "had boasted that they iVere going to kill police offi cers and make a grandstant play in Montgomery." He saic the men gave Black Muslim names. The trio in the bullet-riddled radio station in downtown Montgomery had at one poini cried over the air: : "There's E Negro revlution and a black revolution. I'm in the blacl revolution. We want all you nig gcrs to come on down." Wright said that the elderly white man was attacked with out provocation and that thi five then fled in a car. Polic JCONTOTUED OH F/1GE TWO) Kissinger In Israel Alter Jordan Talks JERUSALEM (AP) -- Secretary of State Henry A. Kissin- ;er joked and posed with an Arah headdress in Jordan on Saturday, conferred there with King Hussein, then flew to Israel for talks with Israeli leaders. Israeli security sources said that hours before he arrived at least five Arab guerrillas slipped across the Lebanese border, apparently planning terrorist raid to coincide with his talks, but so far it was qui et. In Sidon, Lebanon, witnesses said Israeli gunners shellei three villages in southern Leba non before dawn, destroying one house and setting farms afire, but that there were no casualties. Security roadblocks sealed of the northern area of Israel nea: the frontier of Lebanon. The soiirces said the infil trators crossed somewher orth of Maalot, the Israeli vi: age where 23 children were illed when terrorists capture' school May 15 during Kissin er's last Middle East mission. At the time of the Maalo aid Kissinger 'was in his Je usalem hotel, and securit^ roops found three Katyushi ockets pointed at the building n a nearby hilltop. Maalot is about 11 mile outh of the Lebanese borde nd about 80 miles north of Je usalem, where Kissinger i laying during his current visit TO BENEFIT ALL Kissinger said on arrival h vas "confident we will com mt as always with an agree ment lhat will he to the henefi the people' in above all to if all of area--and riends here in Israel who hav utfered more than anybod rom the aosence of peace." Israeli Foreign Minister al Alien said the secretary wa on a "mission of peace he government of Israel wi do its best to contribute it share to keep the momenta going...." Kissinger replied that despit ast reports of disagreemen Between Israel and the Unite States, "We have spoken t each other as friends and par ners and always we hav achieved results that were ' the benefit of peace in th area." K i s s i n g e r arrived Arfaba, where he held fron talk ivith Hussein. Before his nice ing with the monarch, Kissi ger toured the Jordanian city Petra. He climbed to the heights the ancient stone city, donni an Arab headdress, and joke "My father will really be prou nf me." Kissinger was bo Jewish. He also quipped th the getup would "go great" f his arrival In Israel. Bicentennial Flag Presented Fayetleville and Washington County officially received bicentennial status from the regional office of the American Revolution Bicentennial Com- mittee. Presentation was made during half-time ceremonies at the University of Arkansas-Baylor football game. Accepting the flag for the city and county arc, left. Bob McKinney, Bicentennial chairman, Mayor Russell Purely and County Judge Vol Lester. Members of the University ROTC color guard arc shown here carrying (He U.S. anil Arkansas flags with the Bicentennial flag in flic center. (TIMESphoto hy Ken Good) Wheat Farmers Determined Holdout Meets Test HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) -'The Great Wheat Holdout" las met its severest test and leld firm. In the week following the cancellation by President Ford of a Russian wheat deal, Amerca's wheat farmers are show- ng continued determination to vithhold a substantial part of their 1974 crop from the market. The aim is to develop a mar- let in which the farmers control the price hy controlling the supply. This was the first real test and they didn't panic," said erald Frazier, president of the massive Union Equity grain dealership in Enid, Okla. "They're holding on a little tighter." Faced with tight grain supplies, President Ford last weekend maneuvered a cancellation of a $500 million Soviet grain deal with two major American dealers. He also clamped on partial export lid, requiring dealers to get government ap- To Cut Energy Consumption Voluntary Cooperation Sought WASHINGTON (AP) -- Uncle Sum wants you, again--this lime to enlist in President Ford's War on VVaste to save energy and fight inflation. It remains to be seen whether Americans will save gasoline nnd home-heating fuels as readily as they once saved tin cans, aluminum foil and animal fal during World War II. But Ford, having turned down tougher proposals for enci'gy taxes, is relying on the public's voluntary cooperation to reduce energy consumplion. He hopes the nation can cut one million barrels per day from its imports of foreign oil by the end of next year. Federal Energy Administrator John C. Sawhill says it should take only a few months to find out whether Ford's appeal to patriotism works; if it doesn't; Ford himself warned on Tuesday, he will move for mandatory fuel-saving meas- --Reduce temperature set- lings on hot water heaters. --Turn off furnace pilot lights in summer. --Wash laundry with cold wa- Bul voluntary conservation will work, Ford said, if Americans just follow these rules: --Drive at least 5' per cent fewer miles, to save some 250,000 barrels of oil daily, and increase the savings still more by car-pooling, riding bikes or walking. --Turn down heating thermostats in winter and use less air conditioning in summer. --Keep vehicle engines tuned and: maintain proper tire pressure to improve mileage, ter --Ride public transportation and use car pools, in place of private autos. --Try to reduce the use of s t o v e s , refrigerators, televisions, electric lights and washing machines. --Reduce the use of non-essential appliances. --Turn off outdoor gas lights. Ford said airlines could help by increasing loads, a move requiring federal cooperation in changing routes and schedules; architects could help by desi'gn- ing energy-saving buildings. Home owners also can im- pfove building insulation and commercial buildings can cul lighting, heating and air conch'' tioning. And Ford urged those willing to do even more to clip out a form printed in many news papers and mail it to him. Those who do will he making this pledge: "I enlist as an In Malion Fighter and Energy Sav er for the duration. I will do very best I can for Amer ica." Ford said he would explain what he expects of his volun tf-er Inflation Energy Savers Tuesday night, Fighters ant in a speed roval before closing large exert grain sales. News of the White House re- triction on grain exports aused a short flurry of selling y farmers, but grain dealers nd elevator operators in the vheat belt said the holdout irmcd up quickly. Dealers estimate farmers are till holding between 50 and 60 jer cent of the 1.7 billion-bushel 974 wheat crop. Usually by his time, they have sold about 10 per cent of the crop. "We had only a few panic the other day (when the Soviet deal vas canceled)," Banning, general said, Frank manager of prici farn the Mid-Continent Farmer's Co op in Oklahoma City. "They've seen this happen before and knew what it could do to the iricc. But as a whole, the mers held firm." He called ttic presidential action "the first test" of the holdout and noted: "The farmers have been real successful." The holdout started with the first fields harvested last spring in Texas. As the harvest moved northward through the wheat belt, the holdout followed. As late as last month, some Kansas farmers still owned' 91) per cent of their crop. NEWS BRIEFS Vitamin C Warnings NEW YORK (AP) -- New warnings against the use of high doses of Vitamin C for the common cold have emerged from an international meeting on research into the vitamin. 'To recommend now for the general public to take high loses of Vitamin C over and above those recommended by ,he National Academy of Sciences would be irresponsible," ·said Dr. Myron Winick of the Institute of Human Nutrition at Columbia University. Roberts Arrested PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -William Rowland Roberts, 37, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., who was wanted in connection with the kidnaping and robbery ot a Fort Smith, Ark., minister, was arrested without incident at the Good Samaritan Hospital h Saturday, authorities said. Roberts went to the hospital complaining of arm and chesl pains which were not diagnosed as serious. Portland police investigator and made fingerprint checks w h e n hospital authorities showed them the three sets o! identification crts. carried by Rod Guns Said Stolen A. L. Fox of Route 2 told sheriff's deputies that someone ransacked his home and took three guns sometime Friday Fox said lhat a 30-30 caliber rifle, a .22 caliber rifle and a .410 shotgun were lakcn. Out Of Depths NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market roared out of tin depths of the 21-month bear market with a record-breaking rally this past week in the heav iest trading of the year. Few market-watchers wen ready as yet to say the devas lating downtrend thai began ii January 1973 was over. But th hope that a turn had come 01 Wall Street was stronger tha in months. Seek Solutions LONDON (AP) -- Comnn nications between Britain an the United Slates may bccom brisker soon as the two allie seek solutions to Inflation proh lems. Rockefeller Takes Blame Presidential Tapes To Be Introduced WASHINGTON (AP) -- From 3,000 miles away, Richard M. Nixon may have a' bigger impact on the Watergate cover-up trial than any person or pieca of evidence that goes before'tha jury. First, there are the lapes.- The jury will hear hours and hours of conversations with Nixon's voice as well as those of the five defendants and other, principals in the case. Watergate prosecutors plan to introduce 33 separate presir dential conversations. Handling the government's case in court will be assistant prosecutor Richard Ben-Ve- niste, as had been planned-be- Core. Ben-Veniste's chief, special prosecutor Leon Jaworski, announced Saturday he was resigning. Because the courtroom testi-i mony may be conflicting, tha Nixon tapes will add up to the most important block of evidence in the trial. Witnesses such as former, White House counsel John W.- Dean III, whose credibility has been an issue, would ordinarily, be troublesome additions to tha prosecution's case. But when augmented by Nixon's voice in conversations with' Dean or when the former President discusses on tape events about which Dean testifies, the tapes become a kind of check and balance, a second method for the jury to decide if they; believe. Dean's' testimony. While Nixon was resting his phlebitis-stricken left leg at his seaside estate in San Clemenle, Calif., last week, hundreds of potential jurors in Washington were being asked if Nixon's pardon would affect their ability to return a guilty verdict against the defendants in tha case, in which Nixon is among 19 unindicted co-conspirators. MANY ANSWER YES NEW YORK (AP) -- Vice resident-designate Nelson A. Rockefeller took full responsibility Saturday for publication a book he admitted was dc- ogatory to former Supreme ourt Justice Arthur J. Golderg, his opponent for the New 'ork governorship in 1970. The book, written by colum- ist Victor. Lasky, appeared uring the campaign but it was earned only this week that its ublication had been financed y the then-governor's brother, aurance Rockefeller. Nelson Rockefeller said in a tatement Oct. 10 that he had een unaware of this and would ave opposed it. However, in a telephone con- ·ersation with Goldberg Satur- lay, Rockefeller said "it is quite clear that when the proj- ct was brought to my atten- ion, I should have immediately aken steps to see to it that it was stopped as utterly alien to ind incompatible with the standards I have always fried o observe in my political life. "I take full responsibility for he whole regrettable episode." The vice president-designate sent a copy of his apology by elegram to Goldberg, but declined to say what the reaction of his 1970 opponent had been. Rockefeller began his conversation by telling Goldberg "I watched you on TV last night ·md I totally understand and sympathize with your indignation. You hereby have my CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO! M a n y answered yes--so many that the prosecutors worried that defense lawyers might Dick a jury of persons unwilling :o convict, even if the evidence were strong enough. Of course, it is not publicly, known how many of the 12 jurors finally chosen--they ara largely middle-aegd, m i d d l e class, and female--believe it is unfair to prosecute some of Nixon's closest former aides, while the ex-president goes free. '·-· However, the danger of a. stacked jury was severe enough' that U.S. District Judge John J. Sirica devised a special method for the final round advantage. Last week, former Whita House chief of staff H.R. Haldeman became the second of tha defendants to declare his intention of subpoenaing Nixon as a witness. Nixon's testimony is already being sought by former White House domestic affairs chief John D. Ehrlichman. who wants the former president to back up Ehrlichman's claim lhat he unsuccessfully urged Nixon to make a full public di- closure.on the original Watergate break-in within a few weeks after the break-in occurred. Sources familiar with Ehrlichman's defense strategy have said his lawyers will try to show that Haldeman and Nixon kept Ehrlichman in the dark for months on the real reason why the original investigation into the break-in was (CONTQJITED ON PAGE TWO) Inside Sunday's TIMES UA Recrenlion Center 2A Memories Of A Meat Market ID Military In SE Asia 7B America's Early Settlers 5A Look-Alike For The President? ~4D Country Club Fashion Show - IB Editorial 4A Entertainment 4D ForWomen 1B-3B Classified 5D-7D Sports 1C-6C Book Reviews 5B

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