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INSIDE- Editorial .-,..,.,- 4 EcoLoguo ... ..-. 5 For Women C Sports 541 Comics , 12 Classified 1345 Legal notices .· 15 Entcrlainment ............... 1C 115th YEAR--NUMBER 136 Jlorfljtoegt The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEVILIE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1974 LOCAL FORECAST- Cloutly and mild tonight turn' ing to partly cloudy and m i l d Tuesday with showers and Hum- (Jershowcrs ending Tuesday. Low last night 50. Lows tonight in the mid 50s with highs Tuesday in the mid 70s. Sunset today 5:24; sunrise Tuesday 6:37,' Weather map on page 7. PAGES-TEN CENTS' India Asked To Help Block Spread Of Nuclear Weapons NEW DELHI, India (AP) -Secretary of Slate Henry A. Kissinger called on India today to cooperate-with international efforts to block the spread of nuclear weapons. "We lake seriously India's affirmation that it has no intention to develop nuclear Weapons," he said in a carefully worded speech before the Indian Council of World Affairs. "But India of course has the capability to export nuclear technology. It, therefore, has an important rote in this mul tilatcral endeavor." The Indian government exploded an underground nuclear device May 18, joining Britain, France, China, the United States and the Soviet Union in the exclusive cliw of nuclear powers. Since then. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi repeatedly has promised India will use its new nuclear power only for peaceful purposes. But her pledges have been greeted with scepticism in many quarters, including Washington. Mrs. Gandhi gave Kissinger a 'rosty reception at tho start of iis visit, which is aimed at mending relations between the United States a n d ' India. But later they both agreed that those relations are "on the way up." Kissinger's comments on nuclear proliferation were designed, according to U.S. officials, as the secretary's major puhlic address during his three- day reconciliation visit to India. Kissinger was reported to have carried a similar message to Mrs. Gandhi during his talks with her and Foreign Minister Y. B. Chavan earlier today. Kissinger and Mrs. Gandhi expressed confidence as they entered the talks that Indo-Ameri can relations were improving. Before Kissinger arrived at her office, Mrs. Gandhi told newsmen that "with any two countries, any two individuals, things go up and down." But, she said, relations with the United States are "on the way up." They "arc good, and we want to make them better." "I agree with that completely," Kissinger said. "Relations are on the way up." In an interview published a f e w h o u r s before Kissinger's arrival from Moscow Suinlay, Mrs. Gandhi said the Indian government had "always tried for good relations with the Americans" but unfortunately they have regarded India as marginal to their global strategy · · ·" India has particularly been irked by the U.S. "tilt" toward Pakistan in the 197L war that ;ave birth to Bangladesh. Kissinger is also trying to coax India away from the Soviet Union, which has shipped India an estimated $1.75 billion worth of arms. Chavan at a banquet in honor of Kissinger Sunday night noted that relations between the two countries "have improved in the last year or two. "Although it would be idle to pretend that there are no differences between us, we both recognize the need for building up a mature and constructive relationship on the basis of equality, mutual respect and mutual benefit." Kissinger's visit is virtually certain to produce more U.S. shipments of the food India needs so desperately. During his flight from Moscow to New Delhi, Kissinger told newsmen there is a reasonable chance that the Soviet and American governments will ba ready to sign a new 10-year treaty next year broadening limitations on offensive nucleac weapons. A senior American official said the two governments will issue new instructions to their arms negotiators in Geneva within a month of the meeting between President Ford and Soviet Communist party chief Leonid I. Brezhnev in Vladivostok Nov. 23-24. A treaty might be ready for signing when Brezhnev visits Washington next summer, the official said/ Arab Ministers Discuss Using Oil Again As Weapon Against Western Nations FORD MUST LEAD .·. .Mansfield, smilimi as he adjust tie Sunday, said the President must take had m solving nation's financial ills Mansfield, Simon Differ On Nation's Economic Problems WASHINGTON (AP) -- A leading Senate Democrat feels wage and price controls will be needed before the nation's economic problems are solved, but Treasury Secretary William E. S i m o n says improvement already is on its way. Simon and Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield were interviewed separately on television programs Sunday, and their views were widely divergent on a number of economic matters. On CBS' "Face the Nation," Mansfield said "I think it is just a matter of time before we'll come to wage and price controls," because "all the elements are there for a recession which, if not corrected in time, may well plunge us deeper into an economic morass/' Simon, however, on ABC's "Issues and Answers," repealed his opposition to controls, saying experience has shown they don't work. DIFFICULT TO SAY Asked whether the worst of inflation has passed, he replied: "It's difficull to say the worst has been seen," but "I frankly believe you'll begin to sec spe- Hc also said Congress would not pass a great deal of sub- ilanlive economic legislalion (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO1 cific results of next year." by the spring Besides wage and price controls, Mansfield said lower interest rates are needed, as arc a program of government jobs, a reconstruction finance coporation to help business anc an atfemp to cut energy use by 10 per cent. He responded "Oh, ye when asked whether gasoline should be rationed. Rockefeller Lists Loans WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President designate Nelson A. Rockefeller said today he has made loans of $507,656 lo personal friends, business associates or relatives over the past 17 years. Rockefeller disclosed the information in letters to Chairman Howard W. Cannon, D- Nov., of the Scnale Rules Committee and Chairman Peter W. Roclino, D-N.J., of the House Judiciary Committee. The former New York governor is scheduled to testify before the Senate committee Nov. 13 on his earlier disclosures o: nearly $2 million in 'gifts to public officials and staff aides during his 15 years in Albany. The Judiciary Committee is to conduct hearings on Presi dent Ford's vice presidcnlia nominee after the Senate pane has completed its probe. The committee chairmen ha' requested a listing of Rockefei ler's loans between 1957 anc 1967 but Rockefeller said In was including all loans madi from 1967 through Oct. 1, 1974. Trio Charged After Drugs Confiscated By JACK WALLACE TIMES Staff Writer An unusual chain of events early this morning led Fayetle- ville police from, a string of blacked out street lights to the confiscation of a suspected drug cache, the recovery of several articles of stolen properly and the arrest of three persons. C h a r g e d i n Washington Circuit Court today were Stephen Ray Snyder, 23: William C. Sellers, 24, anc Lcddren O. Cowart Jr.. 21, all of Lafayette, La. All three were charged with iossession of a controlled sub lance wilh intent lo deliver a felonyi In addition, Seller; .nd Cowart were charged with iossession of stolen property .Iso a felony. Snyder was also iharged in Fayetteyille Muni :ipal Court with driving while nloxicaled on drugs. The chain of evenls began a' :19 a.m. today when Patrolmar Charles Vanderpool noticed tha treet lights on North Collegi Avenue suddenly went out. i ihort time later, Vanderpoo ·eporled lo police headquarter., hat he had found a vehicle ;liich had crashed inlo a utility lole in front of Wheeler Moto Jo. at 3244 N. College Ave. apparently causing the powe juiage. Sgt. Jerry Surlcs and Patrol man Mark Whatlcy went to th scene of the accident and dis covered Snyder unsteady on h cct and complaining of being very tired. PILI, FOUND Surles said police found a pill .aler identified as valium, o :he floorboard of the car. / 'urther search of the vehicl turned up three plastic bags o ·i white powdered subslance o :he passenger side of the car Several more pills were foun in a bottle inside a bank ba under the seat on the passenge side of the car and a sma plaslic bottle containing a liqui was found over a sun visor i [he car. The total amount o the w h i t e powdered substanc was estimated at four ounce by police. Snyder was transported to tl: Fayetteville City Jail for fir Iher questioning, but, due to h unsteadiness, was taken I Washington Regional Medici Center to determine if he ha suffered any injury in the a ciclent. After being treated an released, Snyder was returne to City Jail. Police learned that Snyde his girlfriend and two friend were at a local motel and tlu the car lie was driving belonge to the girl's father. Police went to the motel (CONTINUED Ol* PAGE TWO) Despite Objections Hunt Called As Cover-Up Witness WASHINGTON (AP) - Wa-| jrgate conspirator E. Howard unt Jr. testified today that lie as told two months before the Watergate burglary big man"---former une hat tty. 1972 "the Gen. John Mitchell- ad given his approval for the reak-in. Testifying at the Watergate over-up trial, Hunt said fellow onspirator G . Gordon L i d d y old him in April 1972 that "the ig man has given his okay to 3." Asked who Liddy was refer- ng to, Hunt said: "There's only one big man in- olved in the planning and reparation ... The biggest nan rank-wise and stature-wise was Mr. Mitchell." He said Liddy had referred to Mitchell in previous conversations about the plans that led to the break-in as "the big boy" and the "big man." Leading the jury through the familiar story of the Watergate break-in, Hunt also told of plans to bug the Miami Beach convention suite of Democratic Chairman Lawrence F. O'Brien in 1972--plans that were never carried out. Hunt said Liddy learned that Mitchell would occupy the same suite at the Republican National Convention the following month and that Liddy relayed word that Mitchell said: "The only thing I'm con cerned about is that you be sure you get those bugs out before I go in." Hunt has said in the past thai Liddy had told him 111 at Mitchell approved plans for the Watergate burglary in advance, a charge that Mitchell has denied. Liddy has refused to comment at all. ' Hunt said He worked with Liddy in plumbers the unit While House and logelher with him planned the break-in at Dai: 1 - P' inel Ellsberg's psychiatrist's office and supervised who actually rifled the psychiatrist's liles. He said that in December Youth Drowns In Beaver Lake Sunday SPRINGDALE -- Tony Lee Dodson, 15, of Springdale vas drowned i n B e a v e r ..ake Sunday afternoon after he vaded into the water to retrieve iis cap. The body was recovered at 2:30 p.m., about two hours after he drowning was reported. Springdale firemen said Dodson, 503 Carlton St., and his "riend, Mike Riley, were walking along a bank, southeast of iwy. 68 at the White River 3ridge. Dodson's cap blew off nto the lake, and he walked into Ihe water to retrieve it. When Riley saw Dodson step rilo a hole, he went for help S p r i n g d a 1 e ' s rescue unii dragged the lake for nearly two hours before recovering the body in 18 feet of water near where Riley s a w Dodson go down. Born June 22, 1959 at Apple Valley, Calif., the son o Charles E. and Alice Jo Bryan Dodson, he was a Baptist anc student at Springdale High School. Survivors include the parents Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dodson of the home; one brother Robbin of the home; two sis tcrs, Nora and Lina, both o the home; the maternal grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. John W Bryan of Summers; the mater nal grcat-grandfalher, Rev. Roy Pratt of Urbana; and the pater nal great-grandparents. Mr. anc Mrs. John Dodson of Hunteville Funeral service will be 2 p.m Tuesday at Sisco Chapel with burial in the Bluff Cemetery. Initial Reaction Cautious New Welfare Program Urged WASHINGTON (AP) -- Presi. dent Ford is being urged to scrap the maze of federal public-assistance programs in favor of program guaranteeing poor families a minimum an- supple- nual income of $3,COO. Named the Income ment Program, the plan was developed over the last year in the Department of Health, Education and Welfare and has been circulating within the President's Cabinet the last three weeks. . HEW Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger said intial reaction has been cautious. HEW planners estimate t h e program's first-year cost at $21.6 billion. Although as many as 42 million Americans might be eligible because of their low i n c o m e s , the department believes that 10 million of lhat number, would not apply for their cash benefits. ' The proposed plan would replace Aid to Families with Dependent children, w h i c h covers 10.7 million persons at an annual federal-stale cost of SB b i l l i o n ; Supplemental Security Income a i d i n g 3.3 million aged, blind and disabled poor; the food stamp program, which has doubled in cost to more than $4 billion the last two years; and clothing and housing allowances. "All of this is predicated on agreement and willingness to put all these existing programs nto one," Weinberger said in an interview. "If we're talking about addding a new program on top of everything else, I am the first man to oppose it." In a draft memo obtained by Ihe weekly National Journal, Weinberger argues lhat the proposed plan, a form of negative income tax would make Congress more keenly aware that sweetening tho welfare pic in the fulure would require tax increases. Weinberger said in the interview that if a moro liberal Democratic Congress w e r e elected next month, public as- sistoncB programs already on tho lawbooks would coma under strong pressure for benefit in ·eases. The President is being to :hat the present welfare systerr is a runaway nightmare, whic distributes assistance inequ tably to the poor, at a lot cost no one has yet been ab to tabulate. "I would hope the Prcsiciei would include a proposal of th kind in his State of the Unio Address," Weinberger sai "That's what we are poinlin for." The Income Supplement Pr grarn contains a strong w o r requirement, to appeal to co serviitivc legislators. Eve able-bodied recipient won hzve to apply for work and tal an ottered job. 1971 or January 1972 Liddy 'asked me to help prepare a budget." Before Hunt took Ihe sland defense lawyers argued for an hour thai he should not be called as a court witness, a procedure lhat allows both sides to ask leading questions. Such questions normally are not permitted in direct examination. U.S. District Judge John J. Sirica first read brief instructions to the jury telling them thai "like other witnesses, he must take the oath and must answer all questions put to him truthfully" and that the onlj difference in the status of cour witness is the waiver of thi leading qiieslions rule. Hunt, who headed the Water gate burglary team, was the. second witness called in the trial of H.R. Haldcman. Join D. Ehrlichman. John N T . Hit chcll, Robert C. Mardian and Kenneth W. Parkinson, all for mer White House or campaign aides to ex-President Richan M. Nixon. All are chargeil with conspiring to obstruct justice in the Walergale invesligation. As the Watergate cover-up trial entered the fifth week de fense lawyers strenuously oh jccted lo using Ihe courl wit ness procedure to obtain wha :hey contend will be unreliabl* testimony. Haldeman's lawyer, John J Wilson, was especially vehe ment about instructions lo II: jury on the procedure of calling court witnesses. "I have never read such startling charge in my life, Wilson said. "It's deceptive It's not honest." CALLED IMPROPER Plato Cacheris, one of Mi chell's lawyers, called th procedure an "improper fluence on the jury. I therefor resist it and resist it vigor ously." Richard Ben-Veniste, an a: sislanl prosecutor wbo Hun claims tried to get him to com mit perjury, said there are m merous instances before th grand jury when Hunt lied an But Details 01 Position Not Revealed RABAT, Morocco (AP) -.rah ministers discussed using he oil weapon against the West gain and "sought to establish joint position in response to 2 threats of the oil consuming ountries," the official Moroc- an news agency said today. No details were disclosed, but fficials said the "threats" in- ludcd recent statements by 'resident Ford and Secretary f State Henry A. Kissinger hat the major oil consumers egard the continued flow of oil rom their main sources of sup- j a vital interest. The oil ministers of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Algeria, Qatar, Bahrein and the United Arab Emirates met Sunday on the sidelines of the Arab summit which has bogged down over .he rival claims of Jordan and .he Palestine Liberation Organ- .zation to future control of the xesi bank of the Jordan River. The summit reconvened to- lay with Jordan and the PLO still at an impasse. "It is either the PLO or Jor- lan," said spokesman for King -lussein and guerilla chieftain ir Arafat, using identical words. Both insisted the conference must choose between them. PI.O REJECTS "The PLO rejects the right of Jordan to represent any part of Palestinian territory at any lime and under any circumstances, including withdrawal negotiations," PLO spokesman Yasser Ahd Rabbo declared. ! The thccc-day conference was to have ended today, but it may, be extended another day. The West Bank territory was taken by Jordan in the 1948 Palestine War and held until Israel occupied it in the 1967 Arab-Israel War. Hussein demands that it be returned to him if Israel gives it up and insists lhat meanwhile only he can negotiate with Israel on behalf of the Palestinians living on both sides of the Jordan. Israel agrees with this position and refuses to negoliate with, the PLO. Arafat and the PLO claim that they are the legitimate representatives of the Palestinian people. But Hussein con-_ In Custody Ralph Marrera, an employe of Purolator Security Co., Inc., was arrested Sunday in connection with the $13 million robbery from Arfnorcd Express Corp, vault Oct. 20. Here he hides his face as a Chicago policeman e s c o r t him from the home of his mother-in-law in suburban Oak Park. (AP Wircphoto) Nf WS BRIEFS Two Injured Two persons were injured in a one-car accident early Ihis morning on Hwy. 16, about five miles west of the Fayetteville city limits. Both were treated ind released at Washington Regional Medical Center. The injured were identified as Mike Alexander, 18, of Tulsa, Okla. and Miss Grelchcn Sche- wich, 18, of Humphries Hall. Trooper Charles Brooks said the 2:30 a.m. accident occurred when Alexander lost control of the car and struck a culvert. Landslide Seen By The Associated Press Separate Gallup Polls point lo a Dcmocralic landslide in next week's congressional cleclions and fading support for the nomination of Nelson A. Rockefeller as vice president. Rain Is Back By The Associated Press Rain is back in Arkansas. Showers and light rain moved into portions of western and southern Arkansas Sunday night and the precipitation is expected to spread slowly northeastward. Phone Link THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Police today installed a field telephone link with a prison chapel where four armed inmates held 17 persons hostage. The Dutch cabinet met in special session on the case, but a lengthy ordeal appeared in prospect. The rebellious convicts, who include a convicted Palestinian airplane hijacker, asked for and were given coffee and a coat for an 11-year-old boy hostage. that the court witness device would permit leading questions to bring out Hunt's motivations to testify falsely. David G. Bress, represenling Mardian, said what the prosecution was proposing was to "say they have a witness who will make out their case bul lhat witness is a liar." And chief prosecutor James F. Neal said that the government's theory in the c a s e is "that the clefendanls conspired lo pay money . . . to Mr. Hunt to keep him from telling what he knows." He said it was necessary to probe exactly what it was that Hunt knew. At that point Sirica said he would allow Hunt to testify as a (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) Lends that they only represent- the Palestinians in refugee camps in Lebanon and Syria and those who have emigrated to other Arab countries. However, Hussein has pledged to let the Palestinians in the Jordan Valley determine their future in a referendum after Israel relinquishes the West Bank. Hussein also has warned that he will boycott any Arab-Israeli peace talks if Ihe summit meeting designates the PLO spokesman for the West Bank Palestinians. After six hours of debate behind closed doors Sunday, the tone of the various statements indicated that Israel's stance CONTINUED ON P GE TWO) Secret Service Agents Report Record Seizure Of Bogus Bills LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Secret Service agents have confiscated more than $B million worth of bogus hut realistic $100 bills in what they called the largest seizure of counterfeit money in U.S. history. Four men were arrested Sunday and booked for investigation of manufacturing and possession of counterfeit money, said Robert E. Powis, special agent in charge of tho Los Angeles office of the Secret Service. Powis described the bills as being "definitely passable. It looks lika tho intent was for a rather wide-scale distribution." He said the largest counterfeit seizure prior to this was a $6.1 million haul i Tonn.. in 1973. in Chattanooga, He said agents acting on a tip stopped a van in suburban Lakewood and found $7.5 million worth of counterfeit bills inside. The driver of the van, Leonard 0. Salmon, 39, of Lakcwood, was arrested at the scene, Powis said. A second man, Kenneth Clarence Wall, 48, of Buena Park, was arrested a short time later. Powis identified him ns tbe owner of GUS Printing Co., of Hawaiian Gardens.

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