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INSIDE- Edltorlal 4 For Women ·.· ..,- 9 Sports 13-15 Entertainment 34 Comics £ 35 Classified 38-10 Legal Notices .-. 40 115th YEAR--NUMBER 131 The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEV1UE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1974 tOCAl FORECAST-- ' ;\ Partly cloudy and mild' through Thursday with slight chance of showers tonight, becoming more likely, Thursday,Lows tonight near 50 with lh£h§ Thursday in the mid 70s. Sunset today 6:31 Sunrise Thursday 7:31. . . Weather map on pag« U. ·£40 PAGES-TEN New Fire-Fighter Joins The Team Fayetteville firemen lest the city's latest piece of fire apparatus, an aerial Tele-Squirt delivered Monday afternoon afler a 20-month delay. Built by Snorkel Engineers, the en- gine can pump up fo 1,000 gallons of water a minute and can be remotely controlled from the ground. Fire Chief Charles McWhoiler said the $59,000 Tele-Squirt, to be ' housed at Central Fire Station, will be placed in service Thursday. (TIMESphoto by Chuck Cunningham) Along With Four Associates Greek Government Exiles Former Dictator ATHENS, Greece (AP) -Former dictator George Papadopoulos and four ot his closest associates have been arrested and exiled to a remote part of plotting Greece on charges of to . regain power, the . government announced today. The announcement said those arrested with Papadopoiilos were his former deputy premiers, Stylianos Patakos and Nicholas Makarezos; one of the hard-line ministers in his regime, loannis Ladas; a n d , the former chief ot Hie central intelligence agency, Michaetl Roufogalis. Authorative sources said the five -men were taken to the small island of Kea, about GO miles southeast of Athens. The government's announcement said Papadopoulos and the other four "undertook conspiratorial activity, creating anxiety and the conditions con ducive to the disturbance of public peace and order,", at the time of upcoming parliamentary elections. MORE CHARGES LIKELY The elections -- Greece's first in more than 10 years -have been scheduled for Nov. 17 by the reform regime of Premier Constantino Caramamis. The announcement also indicated that more charges wil probably be filed against the five ·men. It said their con finement made it impossible for them to escape from Greece while the leaders of the military dictatorship are being in vestigated. The government announced Tuesday that Papadopoulos has been under house arrest for the last three weeks "for making conspiratorial moves." There have been persistent reports that leaders of the ousted mil" ary regime were plotting to make a comeback. Since his overthrow 'by another military junta a year ago. ·apadopoulos had been living quietly in the seaside villa 50 miles from Athens that he ren- ted from shipping magnal Aristotle Onassis. The jailed men, all forme army officers, were "the chie conspirators in the colonels coup in April 1967 that ende parliamentary democracy Greece. SPOOLS OF RED TAPE The wonders of modern technology have not, as yet, graced the federal court, clerk and attorney's offices at the impressive new Federal Office Building in Fayetteville. One of those spools of red tape, freely distributed oft and by Uncle Sam, found its way into the operation and now those three offices are without telephone service. It seems in all the excitement over moving new offices into a new building somebody forgot -- or nobody remembered -- to acquire the proper appropriation for telephones. So, for the time being, you either have to go to the new office building or call some other office there, as the f e d e r a l switchboard will suggest, and hope that some kind soul w message over office. ll carry the to the next FHS Observes Homecoming Fayetteville High School observing its 22nd annua Homecoming Week. The activ ties will climax " Friday nigh with the homecoming foptba [anie against Springdale, Kim Handle is hpmecomin queen with Sandy Yates a maid of honor "and Mary Sugp Valerie Ricks and Kim Callic as maids. The queen and her court wer selected by members of th varsity football team last Fr day, A pep rally and bonfir was held Tuesday night at Ha mon Field under direction the cheerleaders. Friday's activities will g underway at 4 p.m. with tl h o m e c o m i n g parade. P a ticipants will march from Ha men Field to the Square, back to the field. Coronation of the queen be held at half-time of thi w tl homecoming game and a dan in honor of the queen and h court wll be held at FHS fro 10 p.m. Friday until 1 a.m Saturday. Muskie Criticizes Suggested Economic Remedies Of Ford Dean Admits Secret Fund Withdrawal WASHINGTON (AP) -- For- icr White House counsel John '. Dean III testified at the Wa- ergate cover-up trial today hat in 1972 -and 1973 he made ersonal use of $4,850 with- rawn from a 5350,000 secret Vhite House fund. The admission was drawn out cross-examination by defense awyer John J. Wilson in an ap- arent effort to discredit 'ean's character before the yes of the jury. In two days of cross- exam- nation, Wilson has yet to at- ack ;the substance of Dean's of how he partici- nine months In cov- the Watergate scan- arration atcd for ring up als. Defense lawyers acknowledge rivately that six White House apes heard by the jury so far rnake it difficult to dent the tes- mony given by Dean during ive days on the witness stand mder prosecution questioning. Dean testified in detail before he Senate Watergate com- -nittee about his personal use of money from the White House und. Its significance in the rial is how it affects the jury's pinion of his character and onesty. ' CROSS-EXAMINATION Under cross-examination today, Dean testified that $15,200 n cash was delivered to his of- ice by White House aide Gordon Strachan. Dean told the jury that, on Oct. 12, 1972, the eve of his honeymoon, he took out $4,850, part )I which was spent on the trip and part of which was used: for over the next six months. Wilson repeatedly -questioned Jean about the propriety of-us- ng the funds without advising anyone at the ,White House. "For a period. of six months p ou used money that didn't.-be- ong to you, : didn't you?" Wilson saked. Dean: "Yes, sir," Dean's blonde wife, Maureen, vas present in the courtroom as he described the use of the 'unds. The former White House counsel acknowledged · that although he placed a $4,850 check written to cash in his office safe with the balance of the iinds, there was not an ade quate balance in his checking account to cover that amount. Dean said, however, that he lad other personal funds, in eluding a stock brokerage ac count totaling $80,000 at one point, which he was prepare! to use to account for the $4,850 Dean said that in April 1973 lie informed his lawyer abou Ihe $4,850 and the more thai $10,000 remaining in the c a a I originally placed in his White House safe. Dean said the total $15,200 i. now held in a noninterest bear ing account in a bank in suhur ban Rockville, Md. Meanwhile, there was an in dication Tuesday that forme President Richard M. Nixoi may testify in the trial. His at torney, Herbert J. Miller, askec for transcripts of White Hqus tape recordings used in th trial so Nixon can prepare hi testimony. NIXON MAY TESTIFY Nixon has been subpoenas by defendants Haldeman an John D. Ehrlichman, and Mil ON P.tGE TWO) Justice Department Crackdown White-Collar Crimes Probed WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say they're digging into more white-collar crimes than ever in support of a Justice Department crackdown )on corruption in corporate boardrooms and public offices. "I think push said everybody has the and it's high time,' Southern prosecutor whose comments were echoed by a score of other U.S. attorneys interviewed about the department's recent emphasis on investigating fraud, embezzlement, political kickbacks and similar crimes^ Several asked not to be identified by name. The prosecutors said they're anxious for the drive to continue although the complex and time-consuming investigations strain their limited -manpower. And some are upset with what they consider light treatrnent of w h i t e-collar criminals by judges and juries. The U.S. attorneys are pressing Congress and the Ford administration for more money to hire more lawyers for those investigations and other duties in civil and criminal cases. Meantime, many prosecutors say they're prodding state and local authorities to take .over the prosecution of such routine cases as drug violations and auto thefts to free more of their own time for corruption probes. The campaign was born out of the kickback investigation of former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew and the Watergate scandals which shook public confidence in government and especially in the Justice Department, As part of a bid to regain public support for the department, Atty. Gen. William B. Saxbe has promised fair prosecution of the rich and poor alike and urged harsh prison sentences for white - collar crooks. Some prosecutors said the Agnew and Watergate cases gave them the public support they needed to indict prominent individuals without suffering from accusations that their investigations were politically motivated, "The Agnew case indicated two things to us -- it's possible to crack these cases, and the public damn well wants us to," said Dean C. Smith, U.S. attorney in Spokane, Wash. The prosecutors were unanimous in appealing for more money to hire more lawyers handle investigations of white collar crime. "We can't possibly prosccut every crime committed, bu right now the emphasis is o white-collar crime," said on U.S. attorney. "I'm finding a increasing determination to de fer to local prosecutors on number of cases so we can g into the white-collar cases." Despite the department em phasis, some prosecutors ar upset that judges continue I treat white-collar crimina' leniently. "We spend $100,000 of th taxpayers' money to build case and then the guy gets con current sentences of thre months in prison. I'm not hap py with that," complained on prosecutor, (AP Wlrephoto) LEADS CROSS-EXAMINATION ,, .Wilson, right, with client Haldeman, is seeking io discredit Dean's character .before jury leppling Up Campaign Ford Calls Democratic Win Peace Threat WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pres- dent Ford; stepping up his per- onal- campaign for Republican andidates, is arguing that ' a ig Democratic election victory ould threaten the peace of the · ' · ' ' , . this dire pic- .vorld. . After painting ture Tuesday at : a GOP rally in Oklahoma City, Ford stopped in Cleveland before returning to the White House and said: "I call on Republicans in Ohio and the rest of the country to turn out, to .vote on Nov. 5 like you' never have before. Cissinger Declares U.S. Improves European Ties MOSCOW- CAP). -- -En route o Moscow to try to settle U.S.- pviet differences on nuclear is armament,; Henry A. Kissin- er stopped off. in. Copenhagen oday and declared that Wash- ngton's relations with Western Curope are much better "American-European rela- ions have improved dramati- ally in the last year," the American secretary of State old newsmen afler conversa- ions with Danish Foreign Minster Ove Guldberg a.nd American ambassadors to Denmark, Sweden. Finland and Norway. He also agreed that former 'resident Richard M. Nixon had ensured-himself a-lasting place in history because of achievements in foreign policy. Kissinger ,'was Nixon's chief .foreign policy adviser before becoming his secretary of state. Kissinger said the talks between himself and Guldberg covered the Middle East, energy, European unity and East- West detente. The current trip to Moscow is the latest move in that Kissinger-Nixon initiated policy. But Western observers in Moscow doubted that it would result in dramatic break-throughs on an accord to curtail the nuclear arms race. M WS BRIEFS Soviets Test Rockets MOSCOW (AP) -- The Soviet Union announced today that a new series of rocket tests in the D acific Ocean had been successfully completed. The U.S. Defense Department said the tests included the fir- -ng Sunday of an intercontinental ballistic missile. The tests are apparently part of the Soviet effort to develop mutiple-warhead missiles. -- MIRV -- Jury Seared CLEVELAND. Ohio (AP) A tentative jury has been seated in the Kent State trial, but both the prosecution and defense planned to continue questioning the panel today. The 12 jurors, eight men and 'our women, were tentatively seated late Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Pacific Quake HONOLULU (AP) - A major earthquake struck _a remote area of thorites the South Pacific, an- reported today. There were no early reports of casu allies or damages. A spokesman for the International Tsunami Information Center said the tremor, which registered 7.2 on the Richter scale, was recorded at 8:15 p.m. HST Tuesday In the vicin ity of the Solomon Islands. A quake of 7.2 is classified as major and would be capable o r heavy damage. Profits Posted NEW YORK (AP) -- The na- ion's- largest oil companies lave posted increases in their ,hird quarter profits that range om one fourth to one and a half times the earnings report ed a year ago. The nation's largest oil firm Exxon Corp., said Tuesday iL profits for the three month ended Sept. 30 went up 25.4 pe cent over the third quarter o 1973. Shell Oil's earnings r 158 per cent, the earnings o Standard Oil of Indian? (Amoco) doubled and Gulf Oi Corp. reported a 31 per cen jump. Highway Bids LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Th state Highway Commission re ceived bids totaling more than $9.4 million Wednesday on 1 road construction projects ir the state. M. P. Equipment Co,, o Little Rock submitted the ap parent low bid on the larges job, which calls for relocatin 3.6 miles of Arkansas 9 to th east of Morrilton as a bypas road. Directly VATICAN Linked CITY (AP) Pope Paul VI and his Synod o World Bishops today declara "the right to cat is direct! linked to the right to life" an urged all governments "cspe cially to find the means of feed ing those food." who are withou 1HIWI'l"IIMHIIIIII"l l "l" J " ml1 "" 11 ' iimimiuiaiiiimijiiiiiiiiiiiiui onfound the doomsayers. Fo IB pessimistic pollsters." White House reporters we lerted Just before Ford spqk Oklahoma City to expect a mportant foreign policy slat lent. Ford announced- no -new fo gn policy move but,-in wh'E ress Secretary Ron Nesse aid was a · reference to cor ressional votes, to' soon cut .S. aid to Turkey, '.trie Pres ent : said: WRONG KIND "I-am .concerned-that if et .a Congress, that 'is vet roof, a Congress-that has th rong philosophy -- both di lestically and International! - ... if we get, the wrong kii: t Congress.,peace could be : eopardy." T h e F o r d s t a t e m e n rompted this response fro: 'emocratic National Chairma lobert S. Strauss: "I was both saddened an roubled at hearing Presidei 'ord's shocking implicatio hat the election of Democra r ould · have an adverse effe n world peace. This kind ' hetoric is reminiscent of tl ixon-Agnew campaign of 197 'hen they appealed to the b er instincts of the America ublic and were soundly r ected." Sen. Edmund S. Muskie, D tlaine, called Ford's statenae ridiculous charge.'.' Musk aid the President apparent vas making a campaign pile iut it came out,as "a horr (CONTINUED Oft PAGE TWO Asks Business To Help Fight Rising Prices WASHINGTON (AP) -- .Sen. dmund S. Muskie has pro- osed requiring business to pay share ot the cost of fighting iflation and recession as a mar -part of a Democratic al- ernative to President Ford's reposals. Sharply critical of Fofd's uggested economic remedies, IB Maine Democrat said Tues- ay night, "If the President ants Americans to eat less, rive less and demand less,, he jould be prepared to ask some f them to charge less." Muskie spoke on NBC-TV-in a peech billed as the Democratic esponse to. Ford's address a p eek earlier in Kansas City.. The "senator called . f o r " the 'ederal Reserve Board to ump more money into the conpmy in order .to maka redit more easily available for ousing and small Business, md he demanded · firm presi- ential pressure on business and labor leaders to depress vage and price increases. "I would like 1 to see the Pres- dent -meet regularly with "business and labor leaders in all major sectors of the . economy p work out guidelines for ac- .ion and agreements for · re- itraint," Muskie said. "A temporary cut in payroll [Social Security) taxes to help 'atten pay envelopes, should 09 central part of a trade-off to help, moderate wage demands. "But let us be clear that if vigorous, voluntary wage-and price-control, efforts fail,, mandatory action .must oe taken." The thrust cf Muskie's speech" was much the same as one. last week in which Senate Democratic Leader, Mike Mansfield recommended a stronger governmental role against inflation and recession. -Mansfield's "remarks were in response to Ford's message spelling out-his economic proposals, whose Centerpiece was a 5 per cent surtax on middle-and uppei-in- come Americans and on corporations. · -* SACRIFICED ;; Opposing the 5 per cent surtax, Muskie, chairman of *th» Senate Budget. Committee, .said many Americans believe "they have been sacrified to ... 'Republican economic policies,, of inflation control by recession: that their jobs, their standard cf living, their hopes and their dreams are being sacrificed:by;, this administration." 7 .Muskie offered these alternatives: . ' --A national policy of w^ge- price restraint aimed at assuring businessmen that labor 'and materials costs will moderate and workers that the cost" of living will become manageable, --Tax equity for all, including increases in the minimum 'tax the wealthy and in estate taxes. · *I --Significant efforts to attack the high price of oil, including finding alternative fuels and:demanding that automobile manufacturers improve gas mile'age within two years. ' '· Soviet Construction, Radar Developments Puzzling U.S. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The] The 1972 interim agreement United States is asking Russia on strategic offensive weapons orbids the construction of any about some puzzling construction and radar developments to make sure they do not violate the nuclear arms limitation agreement, administration sources say. These sources stressed there is no evidence of any Soviet cheating but that "we are approaching the Russians on cer- :ain ambiguities, certain things ;hey are doing." In recent months, U.S. re photo . connaissance satellites reportedly have picked up graphic evidence that the Russians are building something that looks as though it could be new ICBM silos. Sources also said the United States is asking the Russians about signs that they are developing a new mobile radar thai some experts think could be used in connection with the Soviet anti-missile system. Presumably Secretary ol State Henry A. Kissinger will discuss the matter with the Russians during his Moscow talks. additional launching silos -for intercontinental ballistic missiles beyond those in place, or Deing built as of July 1, that year. ' "Something is being constructed," said one administration source, describing lh« number as small. "They say it is for.command and control," he added, indicating the United States already has had some discussions with the Russians. . There is nothing in SALT agreement fo bar new underground bunkers for controlling the Soviet missile force. The 1972 U.S.-Soviet treaty limiting , anlimisile systems states specifically that "each party undertakes not to develop, test, or deploy ABM systems or components which are sea-based, air based, space based,'or mobile land based." There was some opinion that the .new radar is designed! to improve Russian anti-aircraft defenses, rather than the Soviet ABM system. 1

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