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Argus (Newspaper) - May 19, 1974, Fremont, California Not among SLA victims of firefight Patty's whereabouts still mystery story en 32 WS ANGELES DPI Patricia Hearst was not in the house where five Liberation Army members were killed in a wild gun battle with police bul General Field Marshal Cinque of the terrorist kidnaping slain it was disclosed Saturday The heiress granddaughter of legendary newspaper empire founder William Randolph Hearst was presumably still alive but the mystery of her whereabouts or state of mind was still unsolved The five killings may have broken the back of the weird cult which was estimated never to have more than a dozen members After a microscopic examination of the five charred bodies found in the ashes of a yellow stucco house in a black area of south central tas Angeles Friday night Coroner Thomas Noguchi said that Patricia Hearst was definitely not one of the victims Noguchi first telephoned the news to Randolph Hearst president and editor of the San Francisco Examiner and his wife They had been living in fear for their daughter's life since she was kidnaped by the SLA on Feb 4 Noguchi identified four of the five persons killed in the war involving some 500 police and FBI agents Friday of dental charts medical records and fingerprints established the identity of Cinque the name used by old Donald DeFreeze and three more of the five bodies found in the four foot high debris Noguchi said had claimed in communiques and tape recordings to be the leader of the terrorist band formed while he was an inmate at California State Prison at Vacaville First jailed when he was 14 a Hack had a fascination for guns and bombs and a thirst for plum wine He was the one who demanded a multi-million dollar free food program for the release of Miss Hearst and then spumed it after spent f2 million The others killed were Nancy Ling Perry Patricia 24 and William Wolfe 22 All were white The fifth victim was a woman listed only as Jane Doe Noguchi said she definitely was not Hearst and that he expected to have a positive identification by Sunday THE S UNO AY Vol XIV No 20 A consolidation continuation of May 19 1974 90 Pages 20 Cents 1 o I T A1 Students learn without fear from school's new computer 9 fn YOU ME YOU YOUR MOVE YOU ME YOU ME r t YOt Mideast peace progress told i f win tins van to v orm YOU WANT TO PlAY CAMEr Keying Long SoNy Young ond Stew iawson outsmart the computer FREMONT A Us Vegas pit boss love to gel his hands on Itic blackjack dealer at Kennedy High School Bin probably wouldn't give After all in addition being a whiz al such games of chance he can also calculate UK long-range effects nf pollution in n lake or whip out a Snoopy carloon in a mailer of seconds He is a computer recently in- stalled at Kennedy one of the such tems in a Bay Area high school according to Dennis Menially Minor program instructor al the school Games ranging from to Hie eld shell game can gel to the Operating a computer a key second explains Lunder From Can get imo using programs lo help hem in most any subject area as well ns learning computer language and programing mi heir own be adds Students are luming on lo the computer in largo numbers It gol so busy I hnd to put up a whn has new dents coming in every la minutes all day long to use the computer Held trips have so far drawn 260 mentary children lo view it and some their leaders expressed interest in gelling some of the youngsters involved in learning computer programing One reason are so eager lo learn about computers Lunder says is thai of adults kids are turned on In this mure than adults because don't have with the he says To be able lo program a computer some people One freshman student lie notes is now taking home he computer programing I'm ashamed In say he mure atxHrt programing than me says Actually he explains even a grader can lo use a utilizing mosl basic of languages bed From there lo the most advanced computer languages do re- quire a mathematical background anyone can learn to use a computer Eit some guage level Although financed by funds computer is being used by many older dents The philosophy behind its use as a high school program explains evolves from the increasing use nf ers in a society The number of computers in America lias grown from about a in to tions of by year Jobs in the computer industry represent growing occupation in the country Lunder predicts that within perhaps five years people will be able buy a terminal to use with their People have lo Ibe fad thai are here lo slay he says More people have lo learn to program ers Aside from preparing Turn to 3 col 4 JERUSALEM UPI Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger achieved a dramatic breakthrough in his Middle East peace efforts Saturday by winning Syrian acceptance of an American plan for a ceasefire line with Israel in the Golan Heights Reporting the breakthrough a high official aboard Kissinger's plane said Kissinger was very optimistic at completing the agreement on a cease-fire line in talks with Israeli leaders here Saturday night or Sunday He said Kissinger will stay on in the area three or four days to try to complete the larger agreement on disengaging the forces of the two major step toward peace in the area Israelis and Syrians may then meet face to for the first time in Geneva to sign the disengagement agreement the official said Kissinger himself would not be present in Geneva where Syria boycotted the first round of the Middle East peace conference late last year The dramatic came when Kissinger's bags were already packed to start home Saturday night It came in a hour meeting with Syrian President Hafez Assad in which the high American official said Assad came enough to the American plan Kissinger put forward on Thursday The Israelis already had the plan too and Kissinger met with Prime Minister Golda Meir and the negotiators later Saturday night at the home of Foreign Minister Abba Eban where he hoped to win their final agreement Afler a two hour meeting between the full Israeli and American negotiations teams the American spokesman said the Israelis agreed that significant progress had been made Mrs Meir and her ministers will meet with Kissinger again Sunday afternoon after the Israeli cabinet meets Sunday morning the spokesman said Kissinger himself disclosed there had been a breakthrough in his public statement at the ramp of his plane at Damascus airport before taking off for Israel Significant progress has been made and the prospects for an agreement have been ad- he said in a hoarse voice referring to hi stalks with Assad For that reason 1 have agreed to stay in the area for a few more days in order to assist the parties in reaching agreement for a disengagement of he said The high American official said Kissinger would confer Saturday night and Sunday with Prime Minister Golda Meir and her ministers and that he was very optimistic key question of the location of a ceasefire line could be India tests first nuclear device Fair skies predicted Fair weather Is in store for the South ty area today according to fhe weatherman It should be just a bit warmer today with highs in the 60s fo 70s Lows tonight should bt Argus Topes Editorial Movie Guide Sports TV Log Wont Adi 2 4 S 10 32 2 13 23.32 NEW DELHI India announced Saturday it had exploded a clear device it said was designed for peaceful uses not war Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi said of her country's first nuclear It is nothing to get excited about We are firmly committed only to the peaceful uses of atomic energy The blast made India the sixth nation with nuclear capability It thus joined the United States the Soviet Union China Britain and France Although Atomic Energy Commission announcement of the explosion gave no details the Press Trust of India PTI said II can be inferred that the explosion a force equivalent to tons of TNT This was the same force as the atomic bomb ped on Nagasaki in World War II H R Sethna chairman of the Indian Atomic Energy Commission told newsmen the test was a plutonium device of to ton magnitude and no abnormal significant radioactivity was recorded afterward The official announcement did not state when the device was exploded hut PTI quoted an official spokesman as saying it took place early IT I also said there were indications the test occurred perhaps in India's area Why letters spelled failure First of two parts By KAREN HOLZMEISTER has come and gone In the process it has made waves some good some bad that will be fell in South County for a long time The Southern Alameda County Economic Opportunity Agency occasionally proved to be a thorn in the side of government and a rose to the low-income segment of the community brought about newspaper headlines when its director stole in agency funds two years ago But the agency will be bered historically for providing the impetus for programs such as Head Start Meals on Wheels Project CUHA Family Planning and SASSO That a man who was convicted of a could have been operating a program ing millions of federal dollars is a source of amazement to many It is of interest to others that a private agency dropped so far in public confidence that a public agency will be ing it programs and planning evolved out of the War on Poverty legislation in Programs in nutrition child care and education came to the Eden area Tri-Cities and Livermore Valley in late 1965 Vt Just last month nine years after its tion folded its end marked by manifold problems and some encouraging cesses For nearly two years many of the directors and staff of fought lo keep the cy alive The death watch began in October 1972 when Gov Ronald Reagan exercising his power of review over all grants dispersed in the state month refunding for Conflicting opinions between the regional OEO representing the federal agency and the state OEO plus a successful federal district court hearing kept operating through this winter The problems facing were Not only did the agency have to find enough programs but also the right ones It had o deal with the fact that the executive director Roberto Acosta was arrested in 1972 for attempting to embezzle funds and was sub- sequently jailed Perhaps most serious long-time observers say it had to deal with rather bulous goals which were never quite under- stood or agreed upon Under federal directives in 1970 officials abandoned the di- rect services concept and went into planning and change in the com- munity and helping to learn to help them- selves On the positive side of the balance sheet initiated successful programs such as Head Start Family Planning and Meals on Wheels which have since spun off into projects Before the phaseout of direct services there were programs involving recreation employment education youth welfare ing and delinquency The story of life and its last years in particular is one of personality rather than performance of financial audits and managerial studies and their rebuttals of a South County operation that was a political football between Sacramento and and of a growing public awareness of social service needs and commitments which had to be made and somehow funded as a corporation still exists but it is a corporation of volunteers who identify themselves by another acronym Community Advocates of Southern Alameda County And yet another agency has been Associated Community Action Program is a public agency rather than a private agency such as It is pie to OEO in South County There has been for nearly two years a kind of inevitability to the decline and fall of The gossips in the stale repeatedly predicted the agency's demise and the possibility of being cut off al a day's no- tice was a daily concern to both the board of directors and the staff was the result of a merger in the summer of 1968 between three community tion agencies The Fremont agency which was eventually to assume the leadership role formed in 1966 and covered Fremont Newark and Union City The Hayward agency covered Hayward and San Leandro and the I agency was in charge of the Livermore Pleasanton and Valley areas In early 1968 there was criticism of the agency's management the Hayward agency's relations with the community as as financial problems in both Also at this time the trend in California according to a federal OEO bulletin was to consolidate several agencies in order to re- duce administrative costs Ricardo Ontiveros who had headed the Fremont agency was the first director The main office was located in Fremont and a branch eventually the final home of was opened at 1435 Grove Way Hayward Ontiveros was on UK job for only a few months until he went to the New Careers De- velopment Agency a in Oakland as executive director Roberto Acosta 35 a research was named executive director in gust 1968 and given a salary of an- Acosta who is of Mexican descent and an addict was a well-known advocate of minority interests during his nearly four years as executive director Many persons inter- viewed particularly members of the Chicano community supported his advocacy of the poor But in March 1972 the tion began to falter On March 7 directors were in- formed of conditions placed on the agency's refunding by Ibe western regional office of OEO Conditions stipulated that the agency must hire a management consultant to correct problems of organizational management and administration OEO also placed a six months funding limit on some agency accounts to ensure com- with all conditions These conditions placed on the agency stemmed in part from a joint evaluation of the agency by regional and state OEO offices which was highly critical nf agency administration Turn to 3 cell
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