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Dispatch, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1972, Douglas, Arizona Newport News arrives at Subic base Cochise County's ONLY Daily Newspaper Serving Prieta Sulphur Springs Douglas Arizona Tuesday Afternoon October 3 1972 No 145 10 Cents 8 Pages NAVY EASE pines AP The USS port News arrived ing two days alter an explosion ripped through a gun mount world's largest gun carrier killing 19 seamen and injuring 37 Capt Walter F told newsmen Hie accident which happened early Sunday as ship was operating off the coast Vietnam was caused by the explosion of a round inside barrel ol ship's turret No 2 outer gun The mount one of triple mount gun turrets aboard lie ship is located in of Ilic bridge lli of men killed Ihc explosion were in- side lie huge The oilier three were overcome by dense smoke lhat enveloped the forward section of tlie ship seconds alter the ex- plosion Most of those injured he said varying degrees of smoke inhalation and seven of the sailors arc considered to be in serious condition The fire was confined to the turf tit which consists of five decks but never reached the bottommost level whore are Capt Zartman said the of the man crew Tanged from outstanding to heroic Bravery was a very common thing in this ship last Sunday captain said whose home is in Virginia Beach Va took com- mand ol the Newport News ill March 1911 There was only one ex- Zartman said were no other explosions it sounded like a normal detonation anil then there was another almost The captain said the ex- plosion was followed by a ball from the gun barrel Ho declined to speculate on how long il would take lo re- pair damage Seaman John Richardson 23 of Lampasas Tex was one of the four men who escaped from powder handling room fivo decks below the turret He said explosion knocked him out of the room onto the deck 1 thought we had been hit Then I didn't know what happened The hoat and smoke were so IK said nixes Watergate investigation WASHINGTON AP A not want hearings to proposed full-scale ceed al of the break-in The people have a at Democratic headquarters in right to select their the Watergate Hotel was re- by criminal sion of the political Patman said said his probe would I today by the Banking Committee Chairman Wright Patman D- Tex of the House committee not go into the alleged break-in proposed the inquiry saying of Iho Democratic National harassment of opposition Committee headquarters in the leal parties through espionage Watergate Hotel He said it would attempt to determine whether the GOP campaign contributors got a quickie bank in Minneapolis nnd other means has no In American politics Bui tlie investigation proposal was denounced from both the and Democratic tides of his committee said it would violale tlie rights or those already indicted in the break-in and bugging and whether Mexican and U.S banks were used lo conceal massive transfers of campaign funds is already known Patman cans contended loo it would said that at least went a witch hunt through Mexico and at least Politics should stay out of worth of Mexican out of said Frank J Brasco checks through the Cochise Trail officers Cochise Trail Visitor Association met at Cochise College Friday and elected officers and board bers Officers in the row board members in rear front left C R Randolph Sierra Vista tary Terry Lunr Willcox president Dais Phillips Douglas treasurer back row left Jose Agua Prieta Allan Archer Benson Nick Pavlovich Bisbee and Roy Harlman Tombstone Cochise College Supervisors okay items on agenda Nixon Gromyko place into force one of a number of nance Committee to Re-elect Democrats who joined the President before the money cans hi opposing Watergate ended up in the bank account of probe Bernard Barker one of the men charged in connection with the Watergate break-in He said it also is known thai Rep Garry Drown asked each committee member lo consider whether cal benefit which we hope to a contribution from two derive from the probe justifies applicants for a Minneapolis the risk of jeopardizing the federal bank charier case against the Wa- tergate defendants Six joined all H Andreas and Kenneth also went the campaign finance In a m o n i n 3 meeting the County Board of Supervisors approved several items on egeiula ilion discussed District improvement A liquor license requested by he Cochise County Store was approved as was a bingo license requested by Home Owners Association The approved funds for Sierra Vista to hire a humane officer In a discussion with Sheriff Willson it was agreed lo call 1 ior bids cars for Hie Sheriff's office nuking sure that ihc tires would be of ter quality than previous ones bought As provided by Douglas Fire Department Highest Temp yesterday 92 Highest Temp year ago 80 High record this date 1062 93 Low Temp yesterday 56 Low Temp year ago 31 Low record this date 2a to date 11.76 Tomorrow's sunrise Tomorrow's sunset FORECAST Partly cloudy today ing cloudiness late today anci tonight with widely scattered showers or Cloudy Wednesday with ing s h o v c r activity Slightly cooler today and Wednesday but warmer High today and Wednesday mostly in the 60s Low tonight upper oCs and 60s Bisbee 83 57 Douglas B6 02 00 GO Sierra Visla 82 BO -S Tucson 90 Arizona Summary The low pressure system n Southern California is gradually drawing moist air into ils lation and also causing some cooling in Ihc airmass over Ihc Southwest Since midnight showers and a thunderstorms have de- in Southern California and also in southern Arizona Sprinkles of rain have been re- ported al Phoenix and staff and and Douglas have observed lightning in the distance Indications are that a further Increase in moisture will occur through tomorrow with a of fairly significant fall by late Wednesday cally in eastern Arizona Meanwhile will be down considerably this with some further on Wednesday bringing daytime highs down to seasonal normal or slightly below mal On the other hand nights will slay relatively warm be- cause of the insulating effect of the cloud cover 1 The Hoard approved the re- of Ed to lie Board of Directors or til Arizona Stale R c c I a m a I ion Association and the of Doris to the office oi Board or Super- visors Off agenda was discussion on a question from a visitor about the proposed courthouse complex proposed for Sierra Visla The Board that the complex would he just an annex of the County Courthouse not a relocation of the courthouse from Bisbee 10 Sierra Visla of Count y No 1 and No 2 brought lengthy discussion from civil engineers and developers who are planning tlie design of subdivision projects north of Immediate plans for building construction Includes to n h condominiums restaurants and model homos In general the Board approved plans ol the developers questioning only estimate oi the cost of improvement versus the selling price of the developed lots Further discussion of district improvement after lunch Oct 9 is Columbus Day AP ident Nixon today proclaimed next Monday as Columbus Day and paid tribute to the tor and explorer who helped to open a new chapter in tory of mankind The proclamation was re- by Congress when u made Columbus Day one ol the five Monday holidays Before that 1968 action Columbus Day had been observed Oct 12 accords to check nuclear arms Republicans present and inlo Barker's Miami bank in voting down Ihc account and the bank charter tion was awarded under what But Patman and Harry lo be unusual WASHINGTON AP ident Nixon and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko today placed into force accords lo check the superpower nuclear arms race They joined in a call for continued efforts lo re- move the danger ot war The ceremony in White House East Room included the final steps treaty limiting Agnew says McGove defensive missiles and an agreement freezing fnr five years most of the two tions unclear The accords were signed by and Soviel in their Moscow summit talks May In comments to an congressional and government leaders both Nixon and looked ahead to to broaden what Nixon called a first step in limiting the burden of nuclear arms and a first step in reducing the ger of war The President snid the cords were tlie beginning of a historical process which the two found they can make progress in checking the arms race He voiced hope that future talks will lead to a world that is much safer and a world lhat is possibly free from the ger of nuclear disaster The goal said is to burden of fear of war all the p ti p p i e of ho S said they will try again to win committee proval on the investigation and said they believed both can public opinion and can switches will win it made the formal tion for the gation that the committee voted down I think the public will show it is in the next few said Patman told committee in ati opening statement that he considered the charge of tics nothing more than a smokescreen to hide real reasons why sonic people do Bui Brown accusing of wanting the congressional probe for ils politic I cations said thlt neither Barker nor former House aide Gordon Liddy on man's long list of witnesses to be subpoenaed in what is posed lo be an effort to get at the Uicis in the Watergate case said the glare the congressional probe would jeopardize the rights of seven men in- in connection with the break-in and the government's case against them By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen George McGovern was trying hard lo convince tho ters that the Nixon tration is corrupt but Vice President Spiro T says such charges arc reckless auci won't obscure the Nixon achievements No amount of verbal technics on tile part of a opposition can obscure President Nixon's record of peace and security overseas and prosperity and progress here snitl Monday He said less allegation of corruption showed a lack ol maturity a lack of self-discipline -A lack of qualities a president should have The vice president spoke lo a meeting ol editors and publishers in Washington also said Never has there been a poorer climate for Ilia cultivation of corruption Rut McGovern the cratic candidate for president Deemed u i make i a major of tlin fure of liis campaign AL a fund in New York City Monday he Tile Nixon is ihc most morally bankrupt administration in the entire history of our country Lesser ITT or leal shook previous to their vi ry ho He said a breakdown ol high moral standards in Ibis country begins right with on and Spiro Agnew The vice president planned 0 leave on a tour starting wilh In- diana and Montana McGovern wus to campaign in New York City and Boston tiie Democratic vice candidate Sargent continued his Midwest President bad no appearances planned week Shriver who took up the cor- ruption issue over tile weekend turned lo federal housing grams He said there has murder of tlie inner as a result of Nixon housing policies A will overhaul the FHA so it becomes a agency that protects tilt home buyer than an agency devoted to the ion of real estate he said in a statement in cago We will insist or building practices inspection standards and management that will quality housing for he added Miners group representative to be in Douglas Jerry Irvin representing Arizona Small Miners tion will be at Chamber of Commerce W e d n e s d a y at 3 p.m on his regular monthly visit Willcox's favorite son R c x Allen will he w e s- lern style this week at Hex Allen Days bration The pro-am Club western shootouts golf tournament at the Yucca and a rodeo Occupational Health Act seminar tonight A seminar of immediate con- cern to almost every Douglas business establishment will be held tonight at in Arizona Public auditorium Tlie session will in- form and discuss the new Safety Health Ac: of 1072 with Don E Hoover director of the law's ad- ministration by he Industrial Commission of Arizona heading Ihc program The meeting was arranged under the sponsorship of the Development Committee Tho new committee plans to stage a series of future mo n t h 1 y membership meetings w i t h speakers presenting programs of special interest to the business community Tlie forthcoming meeting however will be open to all business representatives Tom is chairman of the membership group and Edward was named coordinator for October meeting According lo a recent US Chamber of ment OSHA Hunts Flies with an Elephant Gun and ed General Contractors estimates that a building con- tractor who wants to be lully in- formed under Ihc law would have to spend for a stack of documents 17 feet tall An- nouncing a meeting for businessmen the Tucson Chamber of Commerce termed the aet lie toughest piece of legislation business has ever had lo cope with Thailand official visits college Dr John R Edwards Jr left dent of Cochise College welcomed Undersecretary of Starr for lo Cochise Col- lege campus Seen with them ore Mrs who accompanied her band on a tour of the United States and their son a more student at Cochise College chise College labor leader said today defeat of the penally initiative is im- portant lo iitm of Uic lann labor Chavez made tlie comment Y rt joint news conference with singer Joan liner in opposition to both propositions on Nov ballot The arm worker is against the death penally The ront of crime from tho exploitation of poverty and all the ills that come from Chavez said of Prop 17 the measure lo would restore the death penally in California are against it We aiv our friends lo vote he said adding lhat 17 is more important than 22 Prop 22 is farm labor initiative which would recognize in law for the first time lie right of farm workers to organize in unions but would in prohibit harvest time strikes labor product boycotts has led ibc campaign against Prop 22 which he has said is an lo destroy his union The boycott has been Ihc most effective in Chavei United Farm Workers Sierra Country Club starts olf the festivities on Friday Oilier events include the Hex Allen Homecoming parade on dances at the E 1 s s to organize tho in California said Prop 22 is a and qualified bv means Digest WASHINGTON AP The Senate today takes up a of the appropriation that President Nixon last Aug IG The only difference is thai the new would allow the President lo cut up lo million from various health education and welfare grains provided no program were cut more than 10 per cent Tlic reductions would match those made by the House SAIGON AP Tlie United Stales has pulled its Fill from combat after delaying for rive days ihc dis- closure one of the planes vanished mysteriously on ils first sion
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