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   European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 6, 1970, Darmstadt, Hesse                              , S«f»f«nb»r 6, 1970Blast Attempt Page 27Fugitive Linked to BombMADISON, Wis, (AP) — Avoung man sought concerning abombing at the University ofWisconsin had 25 hours of flyinginstruction IT the same planewhich was used in an abortiveattempt (o bomb an Army muni-tions plant Jan. 1, the co-ownerof a Madison area airport saidFriday.Dwight Armstrong, 19, ofMadison, had soloed in the Cess-na 150 which was stolen fromthe Morey Co. Airport in Mid-dleton Jan, 1, Field Morey said.An FBI affidavit filed in U.S.District Court in MadisonWednesday alleged that Dwightand his older brother, Karleton,22, told Maxim Stiler, a Minne-apolis man, they were responsi-for the unsuccessful attemptto bomb the Badger Army ord-nance plant at Baraboo lastNew Year's Day.The FBI is hunting for theArmstrong brothers and twoother young men in connectionwith the Aug. 24 bombing of the(See photos Page 7)Army Mathematics ResearchCenter on the University of Wis-consin campus here.An unexploded ammonium ni-trate bomb, apparently droppedfrom a plane, was found on thegrounds of the munitions plantJan. 1, the FBI said. The planewas later found abandoned atthe Prairie Du Sac airport -Sauk County Sheriff RalphHcarn said a warrant had beenissued Friday for KarletonArmstrong on a charge of pos-session of explosives for unlaw-ful purposes in the attemptedbombing of the Wisconsin Pow-er &. Light Co. substation atPrairie Du Sac Feb. 22.Hearn said a fingerprint on anunexploded home made bombhad been identified as Arm-strong's.Morey said Dwight Armstrongworked as a general services at-tendant at the Middleton fieldfor six months and that he hadsoloed in the single-engine, twin-seat Cessna, which is used totrain ROTC students.Also Friday, the state boardon government operations ap-proved a $720,500 protectionplan for the University of Wis-consin. Under the plan, Madisoncity police will regularly patrolthe campus. The officers willaugment the 30-man campus po-nce force, winch will be in-creased by five patrolmen un-der the plan.The State Department isdiscussing extradition proce-dures with the Canadian govern-ment hi connection with thei bombing at the University ofWisconsin, a spokesman' forWisconsin Atty. Gen. RobertWarren said FridayDaniel Hanley Jr. said thattalks are being held in the eventthat any of the four suspects inthe bombing are captured inCanada.Russia Says Apollo CapsuleIs Found, Will Be Returned;MOSCOW (UPI) — The So-viets have plucked from theocean a U.S. space capsule theydescribe as part of the Apollomoonshot program and plan toreturn it to American officialsthis weekend, the official Tassnews agency said.Checks with U.S. Embassy of-ficials indicated the Soviets havehad at least two weeks to ex-amine the space hardware andU.S. officials knew it, but theirdecision to return it at this timecame as a surprise.One embassy spokesman saidU.S. officials had viewed the ob-ject Friday and could not con-firm it was an Apollo programitem. But he added "it was myimpression from their report itis a whole piece of equipment"and not a fragment.The Soviets said bluntly theyintended to put the capsuleaboard the U.S. icebreakerSouthwind, which was puttinginto the Bering Sea port of Mur-mansk Saturday for three days.U.S. officials said subsequentlyFirst Fills ReportedlyFlying to U.K. This WeekWASHINGTON (AP) — TheAir Force will begin deployingits new strategic Fill ftgbter-bomber* to Europe this week ina move to bolster NATO forces,Defense Department sources dis-closed Friday.Two Fills will be flown toBritain this week and by the endof December a full squadron of24 planes will have been deliv-ered to the 3rd Air Force atUpper Heyford, Northampton.| The Air Force refused to con-f firm or deny the report that de-| pioymeot would begin this week.* The move was first announceda year ago and was to havebeen completed last spring, buttroubles with the controversialswing-wing place delayed initialdeliveries until this month.At the time of Its original an-nouncement, the Air Force saidthe transfer of FU1» to Britainwas part at the overall U.S. planto modernize forces in Europe.The present J52-plane Fillfleet has been grounded sincelast December after one of theplanes crashed when its wingfell off.The Air Force expects to haveI more than 200 of the planes) back in service by the end of{ the year.Each plane has been putthrough a series of ground tor-ture tests by its manufacturer,General Dynamics Corp., to testwing stress. As of last Tuesday,109 planes bad completed the, tests, including 35 that have al-1 ready been returned to the Air112-Year-old Killed by CarPORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) -John Boose Jr., a 112-year-oldnative of the Oklahoma IndianTerritory, was struck and killedby a car while crossing a street,police reported.Force for operational use.The December accidentbrought to 15 the number ofFills lhat have crashed. Threeof seven planes sent to theSoutheast Asian war zonecrashed. The Fill has neverflown in Europe.The bomber version of theFill, which is going to Europe,is capable of firing air-to-groundnuclear missiles.Crammed with sophisticatedelectronic gear to enable it topenetrate enemy air defenses,the Fill is a supersonic, long-range, all-weather fighter-bom-ber.Two 3rd Inf Div GIsCharged With RapeWUERZBERG, Germany(SIS)—Two 3rd Inf Div soldiershave been charged with rape inconnection with an Aug. 22 as-sault on a Schweinfurt womanat Conn Barracks there.A division spokesman identi-fied the soldiers as Spec. 4Alphonso Durham of A Co, 2ndBn, 30th Inf, and Pfc. BillyBrown of C Co, 2nd Bn.Both are being held in pre-trial confinement in the Nuern-berg stockade.they had asked Washington forpermission to make the transfer.A three - paragraph announce-ment by Tass Friday afternoongave the first inkling the Rus-sians had any U.S. space gear."An experimental space cap-sule which was launched underthe Apollo program and was !found in the Bay of Biscay bySoviet fishermen will be trans-ferred to U.S. representatives,"it said."The U.S. icebreaker South-wind will come to Murmansk totake the capsule on Saturday."Prior to the Tass announce-ment, the embassy had an-nounced the Southwind wouldstop at Murmansk from Satur-day through Monday to affordits crew "rest and relaxation."It described goodwill aspects ofthe visit and nothing more.When queried on the Tass re-port an embassv spokesman saidthe Soviets had taken the deci-sion without notifying U.S. offi-cials."The Southwind is going toMurmansk for the reasonsstated, rest and relaxation, andI think it's a pretty good guessthe commanding officer of theship doesn't know anythingabout this," he said.'Fallen From Space'"The Soviets did tell us abouttwo weeks ago they had some-thing of ours that had fallenfrom space and that it was inMurmansk, but they apparentlydecided without telling us totake the occasion of the South-wind visit to give the hardwareback."Another embassy spokesmanadded later that U.S. officialswho had gone to Murmansk togreet the Southwind had seenthe space equipment and takenserial numbers, which had beenwired to Washington for identi-fication."We have told Washington,"he said, "that we would like toput it on this ship, which is cal-ling at Murmansk on other busi-ness, if it is what it appears tobe and if the commanding of-ficer approves."Bomb ScareMars OnassisVisit to BelfastBELFAST, Northern Ireland(UPI — Police searched Satur-day for a bomb near whereAristotle Onassis and his wife,Jacqueline, lunched with ship-yard workers on a flying visit toNorthern Ireland.An anonymous telephone callstarted the search and policecordoned off an area of QueenStreet while the couple held abuffet luncheon for the workers,who are building two supertan-kers for the Onassis fleet."The caller did not say whichbuilding it was in; he just saidit was in this part of the street,"a senior police officer at thescene said. He said the callersaid the bomb would go offabout 1:30 p.m. but that dead-line passed without incident.Went SmoothlyOtherwise, Mrs. Onassis' firstvisit to the strife-beset provinceand her tour of the shipyardbuilding the $2.4-miliion tankerswent smoothly.The Onassises' visit to Harlanand Woffs — Onassis is the;leading stockholder with 25 percent of the shares — mobilized astrong security force following jthe nation's first bombing innine days during the night. !"I've never seen such a place jbefore," Mrs. Onassis told one iof the shipyard workers, William \McGibbon, during the tour.;"You must be very proud ofit." ;"Oh, please do be careful oryou'll fall," she shouted to aworker atop a scaffolding."I wouldn't mind as long as Icould see you," shouted backMax Taylor. 82.Onassis, his wife and his 22-year-old son, Alexander, jettedinto the shipyard's airfieldaboard a private two-engineplane from London.The security measures coin-cided with the latest bombing —one man was killed — and withpolitical meetings and soccermatches that could result inanother flareup of the religiousstrife that has wracked the na-tion for the past year.AlabamaParentsBack DownBy United Press InternationalA federal judge, threateningfines for contempt of court, con-vinced nine Alabama parentsFriday they should abandonplans to fight a school dese-gregation order.Judg, II. Hobart Grooms toldthen- his orders for total in-tegration of the Talladega Coun-ty school system, using atten-dance zones, must be nailed toschoolhouse doors "so that theworld will take note."The parents were haled intocourt on charges of operatingunauthorized "schools withinschools" in an attempt to thwartintegration. Grooms met withthem in his chambers, ratherthan in a formal hearing asoriginally scheduled, and drewfrom them an agreement to endtheir defiance.IIEW Plan RejectedA federal judge in Biloxi,Miss, meanwhile, approved aplan to allow elementary stu-dents in the laurel district to at-tend schools closest to theirhomes. In so doing. Judge Wal-ter Nixon rejected a proposal bythe Department of Health,Education and Welfare whichcalled for pairing of all elemen-tary students.More than 80 white mothers,charging their children werebeing "abused" by federal dese-g r e g a t i o n orders, marchedthrough Jackson, Miss., Fridayto protest a court-ordered in-tegration plan for elementaryschools.Peterson Named Pacific S&S EditorTOKYO (UPI) — Howard C.Peterson, 43, has been appointedthe new managing editor of theGI newspaper Pacific Stars andStripes by its editor-in-chief, Col.William V. Koch, it was an-nounced Saturday.Peterson succeeds John K,Baker, who left for Hawaii onAug. 13 after seven years withthe newspaper.Peterson is a veteran news-man, having served in variouseditorial positions with the Albu-querque N.M. Journal beforejoining the Stars and Stripes.He Is a native of Worcester,Mass., but studied at the Uni-versity of New Mexico, wherehe majored in English and jour-nalism.During World War II Petersonsaw service in the U.S. ArmyAir Corps.Peterson lives with his wife,Edith, and their two daughtersoutside metropolitan Tokyo.Udall ClaimsHickel SmearWASHINGTON (AP) — For-mer Secretary of the InteriorStuart L. Udall. cleared by theJustice Department of conflict ofinterest, charged Friday the in-vestigation was instigated bypresent secretary Walter J.Hickel in a deliberate attempt todestroy his reputation.Udall also charged that Hickeldeliberately leaked to the pressRu'ckel's supposedly personal let-ter to President Nixon last May,urging Nixon to listen to youthand the cabinet and to subdue:he rhetoric of Vice PresidentSpiro T. Agnew.'The way he treated thePresident was the same way hetreated me," Udall said in an in-terview.Udall had been investigatedfor his approval on Jan. 16, 1969four days before he left office— of a bill including a $550,000contract to Lawrence IlalprinAssociates of San Francisco fordevelopment of a land use planin the Virgin Islands.Upon leaving office, Udallestablished a consulting firm inpartnership with Ilalprin andHenry Kimmelman, who hasbusiness interests and politicalconnections in the Virgin Islandsand who was an aide to Udall inthe Interior Department.Udall said Friday the JusticeDepartment notified him amonth ago that a year-long in-vestigation failed to develop evi-dence of any wrongdoing on hispart.He charged that Hickel startedthe investigation to seek revengefor what he thought was Udall'spart in difficulties Hickel en-countered in winning Senate con-firmation.  

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