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October 20, 1974

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I Longhorns Romp Over Razorbacks, 38-7 See The Full Story On Page 1C 115th YEAR--NUMBER 128 The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper ' FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1974 PAGES-25 CENTS Russian Grain Deal Wins U. S. Approval Barnstorming Through Dixie Ford Seeks To Rally GOP LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) --i President Ford campaigned through three states Saturday urging the election ol Republican congressmen and exhorting the GOP faithful to press forward to overcome unfavorable polls. ' After five speeches in North and South Carolina, Ford flew )lug for the re-election ifarlow Cook and other here to of Sen. members of Kentucky's Republican slate. "You've- got an obligation," he told an airport crowd at Greensboro, N.C., "So do I, and we don't achieve it by sitting on our hands and wringing our hand and saying, "Gee, the polls look terrible."' In his most spirited speech of Ford spoke disparagingly of 'our Democratic friends" and blamed the Democratic-controlled Congress for a spending spree that fueled inflation. The President discarded most of his prepared text at an airport rally to warn against "a power-hungry" Congress thai he said may be in prospect. "I've got a WfN button. I'm not a loser," Ford added, re- the the lost that old fighting spirit?" day,. Ford asked: "What's matter with us? Have we .he raids of the budget-bus- calling Harry that former President S. Truman upset the pollsters in 1948 by "fighting for what he believed was right." In urging Republicans ' maximize your efforts in the next 10 days," Ford said "the stakes are very, very high." In his prepare^ commmenls, he urged voters to send him Republican Congressmen "to guard the public treasury from By airplane, helicopter and i m o u s i n e , Ford hurried :hrough a three-stale, six- speech, 16-hour trip through South and North Carolina and Kentucky as part of his effort to ward off predicted major Democratic gains in the Nov. 5 election. In an unusual move, Ford ordered an official deletion from his prepared text linking the days after the Civil War to prospects of "a legislative dictatorship." Ford warned that mass_ D e m o c r a t i c victories next month could endanger the two- party system of government because, "we will have what amounts to a legislative dictatorship -- a Congress with no checks and balances." The President deleted the next sentence which said: "The first lime that happpened -- and South Carolina knows this better than anyone -- was in the dark days after the Civil War when a dictatorial Congress left a legacy of bitterness, poverty and scarred the aliens." humiliation South for that gener- Action Comes After Earlier Sale Halted WASHINGTON ( A P ) - The Soviet Union will be allowed to of U.S no addi Ford's first stop of the tour was the Greenville-Spartanburg Jetport, where he told a crowd of- about 1.000 that the Democratic-controlled Congress is balking at setting a $300 billion ceiling on federal spending. He then went to Anderson, S.C., by helicolper to unveil a plaque and dedicate the new building of the city's newspapers, the Anderson Independent and The Daily Mail. buy 2.2 million tons grain but will make tional purchases during the current crop year, Treasury Secre tary William E. Simon announced Saturday. The Soviets will be allowed to acquire one million tons of corn and 1.2 million tons of wheat Simon said. President Ford on Oct. 5 halted a planned shipment of a total 3.2 million tons of U.S. grain, including 2.3 million tons of corn and 900,000 tons Major Changes Said Needed To Avert Mass Starvation , WASHINGTON CAP). -- Mass starvation will occur throughout the world if food production is not intensified and population patterns are not changed, says a House subcommittee. "Unless present trends In population growth and food production are signficantly altered, a food crisis that will have the potential to affect everyone 'from every walk of life will hit with more impact than the energy crisis of. 1973-74," the House Agriculture subcom mittee on department operations said in a report released Saturday. "In all probability, tho world can expect more, rather than less, disasters associated with malnutrition" it said. "The world food crisis will not disappear spontaneously or soon and maybe never." The subcommittee said that shortages of land, water, fertilizer and energy could aggravate the food, crisis, and warned that the United States could find it- Hh century British economist, homas Robert Malthus, who evised a theory designed to how that the world's food sup- ly would be 'insufficient at ome point to feed the growing opulalion. "During 1974, conservative eslimales are lhat somewhere etween 200 and 400 million of ur fellow human beings will tare starvation directly in Ihe ace," the report said. "Over 10 million persons--most of them hildren five years of age and .nder--will perish as a direct esult of too little food to eat." self in the midst lem. ol the prob "Americans cannot afford to sit idly by thinking t h a t this probably does not affect us," the report said. : DEMAND TO RISE Observing that the Unitec States, with 5 to 6 per cent o the world's population, con sumes 40 per cent of th( world's resources, the repor said: "The demand for food like the demand for oil, metals minerals, and other resources is obviously going to skyrocket and lhat rocket is going to b fueled by fires of inflation an joblessness." "A poor harvest in any majo producing country -- the Unite States, the Soviet Union, Indi or China -- is sure lo send ceo comic shock waves, not onl through the food sector of th world economy, but as it fuel the fires of inflation through its other sectors as well," the re port said. The report Is titled "Malthu and America," referring to fh Israeli Oil Deal Hinted CHICAGO (AP) -- Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has promised lhat Ihe Uniled States will replace Israel's oil losses if Israel gives up the 'ields it seized in Sinai oil- the 1961 Middle East War, the Chicago Daily News reported Saturday. The Abu Rhodeis oil fields vield about 100.000 barrels of oi daily worth $1 million on the current market and provide about half of Israel's oil con sumption, the newspaper re ported. It said the fields, located on the Gulf of Suez just south q the city of the largely-deci mated city of Suez, Iherefori are a "a major factor in tin intensely complicated peace ne gotiations." Kissinger's secret promisi was 'part of the disengagemen agreement he negotiated las May but has not been mad public, reporter Georgie Ann Geyer of the Daily News' For eign Service said. But she sai "it was revealed to me b unimpeachable sources." A State Department spokes man said Saturday that the de partment had no comment o the report. Inside Sunday's TIMES " The Development Of Religious Freedom _.__-5A Crossword Puzzle 7A Dogs Just People In Disguise IB FulbrigM Undecided On His Future 6B Congressmen Dislike 'Rating Game' _. SB War Eagle Fair: Mecca For, Arts _~.98 Editorial 4A Sport? 1C-5C For Women 1B-4B Classified 6D 8D Book Reviews 5B Legal Notices 8D wheat. The President face of smaller acted in the U.S. harvests primarily brought on by ad verse Midwest weather condi tions. in the form of spring floods, summer droughts and autumn freezes. Following the shipment halt Simon went to Moscow Oct. 12 to discuss the grain situation with Soviet leaders. Simon said Saturday the partial resumption of U.S. grain sales resulted from those discussions. Simon's announcement also said, "The Soviet Union agreed to work with the United States toward development of a supply demand data system for grains." EXCHANGF, PLANNED Treasury officials said such a system would consist of an exchange of information between the United States and Russia about predicted crop harvests and anticipated grain demands. The grain sale aborted earlier this month had been planned by Continental Grain Co. of New York and Cook Industries, Inc. of Memphis, Tenn., both major grain export- ng firms. At the time, officials said the Ford administration was concerned that the planned shipment might represent the first step of a massive Russian purchase at a time when U.S. supplies . were already low and retail prices for flour, beef and were high. The Soviets bought - I7 million of U.S. grain in 1972 and another 17 million tons in 1973. New Nuclear Submarine The nuclear submarine USS Philadelphia slides backward inlo the wafer as she is launched Saturday by Gener- al Dynamics Corp. at Crolon, Conn. The 360-foot craft is a high speed attack vessel. (AP Wirephoto) NEWS BRIEFS Receiver Stolen Gerald W. Owen of Rogers t o l d Fayetfeville police Saturday lhat a fire department alert receiver was stolen from iis car Friday night or laturday morning while it was parked on East Center Strcel. The receiver is owned by the Rogers Fire Deprtment and is valued at $119. Disclosure Urged HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) -- Special Prosecutor Leon Jaworski, in urging full disclosure on Wa- lergale, said "Ihere are some mailers that the public has never heard about." In a copyright interview published in Sunday editions of the Houston Chronicle, Jaworski said he would like Congress lo expand Ihe special prosecutor's authorily so he could discuss 'Nothing Illegal' NEW YORK (AP) -- Commenting on his announcement that he owes the U.S. government almost $1 million in back taxes, Nelson A. Rockefeller said Saturday that "there's nothing wrong, there's nothing illegal, there's nothing immoral, there's no conflict of inter- information about those have never been charged. who No Deal On Oil MEXICO CITY (AP) -- President Luis Echevorria promised Mexicans Saturday he will not make any oil concession to the United Slales in his meeting with President Ford at the border Monday. Echeverria also said lhat Ihe exlent and wealth of Mexico's new oil finds have been exaggerated by an "international manuever" to force Mexico to lower its oil prices. Simon said that Soviet officials told him during his Moscow visit, that the Russian harvest was expected to be adequate this year as far as human consumption was concerned but lhat imports were required to feed livestock, The new agreement also re- flecls a different combination of corn and wheat which in (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) IOCAL FORECAST- Fair and cool through tonight. Monday continued fair with a warming trend. Low tonight in the upper 30s, with a Monday high in the mid 70s. Sunset today 6:35; sunrise Monday 7:29. Weather map on page 9D. A 21-year-om hprmgdale man 15 being held by Fayetleville police for invesligation of rape after a I4-year-ol Fayetleville girl told police the man had assaulted her Saturday morning. The m a n , whose identity is being withheld pending formal charges, is being held in the Fayetteville city jail in lieu of $10,000 bond. Sgt. Bill Brooks said the girl told police that she and three other girls went to a local motel to wake up a girlfriend at about 5:30 a.m. Saturday. The girl said she remained in the car, with the engine running, while her friends went to the girl's room. As she waited, the girl · said, a man came out of the mote]. [f Costa Rica Changes Law Vesco WASHINGTON (AP) -- A legislative battle under way in Costa Rica could decide the fate of U.S. efforts lo return Robert L. Vesco to this country. The 57-member legislative assembly in that small Latin American country is considering a move to repeal a March 1973 extradition law commonly known as "Ihe Vesco Law" be May Ft [ribulion to former President Nixon's re-election in an al- eged attempt to influence an invesligation by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Justice Department has made two previous attcmpls lo extradite Vesco-- once from Costa Rica and once from the Bahamas-- but in both cases was rejected by local courts Vesco is living in Costa Rica entered tne car ana drove away with her in the car. The girl told Brooks that the man drove to an isolated location on Hwy. 265 and assaulted her. Following the assault, the girt said, the man returned her to the motel, where she got out of the car and began walking along Hwy. 71. The girl said she was then picked up by her friends and taken home. Brooks'said the girl was then taken lo Washington Regional Medical Center by her mother, where she was examined by a physician. -The man was arrested S a t u r d a y afternoon b y Springdale police and turned over to -Fayetteville authorilics for questioning. ice Exit fraud by wire in connection with an alleged unsuccessful effort to have his New Jersey- based Inlernalional Conlrols Corp. reimburse him for the money he conlribuled lo Ihe Slixon re election campaign. However, Ihe portion of the 1923 exlradilion Ireaty with Costa Rica which covers frauc makes no allowance for at- niency based on President Ford's pardon of former President Nixon for any crimes ha committed in office. In Utah, said prosecutor C. Nelson Day of Salt Lake City, defense lawyers "m.any times refer to public figures or well- known political figures" during trials. "Our counter-attack is that we're trying this case and the jury must' make its decision on the facts in this case alone," Day continued. STEADY DIET "We get it regularly and in a steady dose," said a Southern state prosecutor. "They ,ire using it. It's a problem. We were beat over the head with the Agnew case," .CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO 'adition. characterizezd the U.S. effort as 'aimed at ... failing." Sen. Henry M. Jackson, D-Wash., has suggesled that the Nixon ad ministration made only "half [icarled attempts" at forcing Vesco's return. The law now in effect gives the president of Costa Rica, no the courls, the power lo decide cause it seems tailor-made to where, according lo recenl Sen- tempted fraud. The Costa K i - w h i c h extradition requests shield the fugitive financier ale testimony, he has amassed can courls refused to order should be granted._ Dauber, the from U.S. authorities. If the an arsenal of highly sophis- law is repealed of substantially ticated firearms. Vesco's scquently arrest and rejected the sub- current president, is widely re- extra- garded as the handpicked suc- amcndcd, diplomatic and in- U.S. officials first requested dition bid on procedural ccssor of former president Jose vesligative sources here say Vesco's extradition from Costa grounds. Figueres, still the most pow- Ihe Juslice Deparlment will re- Rica in June 1973, citing an in- Costa Rican president Daniel erful political figure in the new ils extradition efforts. diclment handed down by a Odnber, who came to power country and a close personal Vesco is wanted on charges federal grand jury in New York several months after the extra- and business associate ol Ves- 1 stemming fro' a $200,000 con- charging Vesco wilh altempted dition attempt, has publicly co's.

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