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Middlesboro Daily News (Newspaper) - October 29, 1974, Middlesboro, Kentucky Weather Considerable cloudiness through Wednesday A chance of rain today Showers and likely tonight and Wednesday Highs today low Lows tonight mid 90s Highs Wednesday upper Ms VOL 62 Four Arrested For Breaking Entering Club A spokesman for the Bell County Sheriff's Department stated this morning that four Middlesboro men were arrested yesterday in con- robbery at the Eagles Club in Stephens Branch early Monday ning Charged with breaking and entering were James Carroll Dunlap Hollow and Jimmy Vanover of Beans Fork An- drew Smith of Stephens Branch and Arthur Ray Wilson of Capito were charged with possession of stolen property Vanover and Wilson face additional charges of assaulting a police officer and attempting to break jail after the pair attempted to escape from the Middlesboro City Jail following their arrest yesterday morning Doug Campbell Chief Deputy stated that the theft occurred at approximately Monday October 28 at the incorporated private club Campbell numerous items belonging to i taken The Home Daily of the Indira TUESDAY OCTOBER 29 1974 MIDDLESBORO 10 CENTS billiard balls Urged In Hours for Being Ghosts Local law enforcement yesterday announced preparations for the Halloween festivities Thursday and took different approaches to the problems of having large numbers of trick or in their towns In Pineville Simon Brock Chief an- that he to strictly enforce a two hour allotment for the goblins Brock stated that they would be allowed to ring door bells from 6 8 p.m and that no one above the age of 16 would be permitted to participate In Middlesboro Police Chief James stated that he would have approximately eight to ten extra patrolmen on duty but that they would be used primarily for traffic control due to the danger of having so many small children walking along the streets after dark stated that the city had not had any serious problems with vandalism on Halloween for the past four or five years He that parents not allow their children to be out past 9 p.m stating Friday would be a work day like any other and should try to keep their children from ringing doo bells too late that night Life Endangered by Blood Clots Nixon Urgent Surgery Chopper Stop Making whittle campaign tear is not what It once wii n was demonstrated yesterday by Senator Cook and Fifth Congressman Dr Tim Lee Carter The pair of campaigners lipped Into Bell County In a helicopter landing at the Community Hospital and at the Village Square Shopping Center in Middlesboro At left Senator Cook the door to the cockpit area of the helicopter open far two and at right Carter tends an ear to a Approximately met the stumpers at the Middlesboro shopping center As Strike Shadow Looms UMW Talk Pay Benefits WASHINGTON UPI Negotiations for coal miners and coal producing companies conducted Veterans Day talks Monday moving onto pay and benefits issues as a strike deadline nears Tentative agreements on a good deal of the non-economic issues have been according to a spokesman for the United Mine Workers of America representing miners The spokesman said grievance procedures and safety questions continued to keep the two sides apart although there was tentative agreement on other non- economic issues Subcommittees helped to pave the way for negotiators on some pay and benefits questions While the mainline negotiations have focused almost entirely on the non- of talks committees have narrowed the who produce about 70 per cent economic questions since the is locked in a contract representatives of the Bituminous Coal Operators Association which represents the owners of about Coal mines in America The contract expires Nov 12 Although the negotiators are reported to have not signed off on any contract language though economic questions were to be tackled in the days ahead Carless Days Asked for San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO Persons who work live or play in San Francisco are being asked to go earless one day a week Mayor Joseph Alioto says he'll start the ball rolling by riding a bus to City Hall every Wednesday Alioto initiated the program to prove that cities can save precious Continued on Page 2 division on other including undisclosed changes in the pension program The union asked for a wage increase for each 25 increase in the government's consumer price index From August to September the consumer price index rose 1.7 points which would translate to more than 6 cents per hour in a one-month period The union also asked for substantial pay increases Top scale miners get a day but most miners earn Sick pay area of deep concern for the union Although miners work in one of the most risky industries there is no protection in contracts against lost income from or sickness The union sought a plan to cover short intermediate and long-term losses due to sickness and accidents The plan incorporated sick pay days disability benefits for intermediate term absences due to accident or illness and longer term but lower pay for of accident absences By TERRANCE W McGARRY LONG BEACH Calif CUPI Former President Richard M Nixon underwent urgent surgery today to halt the spread of potentially fatal blood clots from his diseased left leg to his heart A spokesman for Long Beach Memorial Hospital said at PST EST that the operation which had been scheduled to last about one had been completed The chief of the three-man surgical team Dr Eldon B Hickman was scheduled to meet with newsmen but there was no indication when that would be A hospital spokesman said Hickman would not leave Nixon's side until it was safe to do so The former President's sonal physician Dr John Lungren ordered the surgery late Monday when new tests indicated Nixon's life was in danger from the spread of clots Lungren warned that because Nixon's blood had been cally thinned tor more than a month to prevent clotting There is somewhat more risk than normal in this type of surgery Nixon was wheeled into the operating theater about PST EST for the surgery which was to get underway at A new test discovered that in addition id the blood clots blocking circulation in Nixon's left leg there is a large clot extending into the left external iliac vein the vein that connects the femoral vein in the thigh to the inferior vena a hospital spokesman said The new clot was located in Nixon's left hip above those discovered previously and er to the vena cava which leads directly to the heart A blood clot that broke loose and floated into Nixon's heart would kill him if it blocked circulation there The hew clot threatened to become a pulmonary embolus and thus endanger Mr Nixon's Lungren said Based on this concern the doctors agreed that urgent surgery should be scheduled at Tuesday he said A surgical team headed by Dr Eldon B Hickman will place a clip around the left iliac vein to prevent the clot from traveling beyond this point and becoming a pulmonary em- Lungren sa id A potentially fatal nary embolus would result if the clot broke loose drifted higher in Nixon's body and blocked circulation to his lungs A small clot found its way to Nixon's right lung in August but blocked off only a sized area of lung tissue and responded to drug treatment Nixon agreed to take the advice for then spoke by telephone with his wife Pat and daughters Trie i a Cox and Julie Eisenhower the hospital spokesman said Mrs Nixon was believed to Continued on Page 2 Precincts Listed For Nov Election Master Spy E Howard Hunt Says Lied 12 Times to Gate Jury Decision on Surplus Funds to be Appealed FRANKFORT Ky State Rep Larry Hopkins Lexington said Monday he would appeal last Thursday's decision which declared Gov Wendell Ford's spending of surplus funds to be con- Hopkins who brought the suit with Albert Christen state finance commissioner under former Gov Louie Nunn said he was not convinced that my position of that the budget act is is incorrect The adverse ruling of the Franklin Circuit Court has not persuaded me that any one man should individually control million dollars nor have I been con- that my position of maintaining that the act is unconstitutional is said Hopkins Hopkins said he and Christen had discussed the appeal possibilities and they had concluded that not to appeal would be to our responsibility State officials estimate that million is surplus funds will have accumulated by the end of this fiscal year State Finance commissioner James King has indicated that Gov Ford could not allocate any more of the funds beyond the million already committed before the Nov 5 election The decision by Franklin Circuit Judges Squire Williams and Henry Meigs ruled that the surplus funds spending authority was not an abuse of power and not an un- constitutional delegation of authority from the 1974 General Assembly Hopkins disagreed with that ruling It is not possible for governors Democrat or Republican to circumvent completely the legislative branch of government in the allocation of public said Hopkins A delay in further allocation of the remaining surplus funds Is not tied to the appeal Finance Commissioner King said last week when the ruling was made In a memorandum from the Franklin circuit Continued on Page 2 By WESLEY G PIPPERT ter spy E Howard Hunt Jr testified in the Watergate conspiracy trial Monday that he lied 12 times to the Watergate grand jury He said he had decided to tell the truth because others involved were not worthy of my loyalty It was one of the most dramatic moments in the trial which entered its fifth week Monday Assistant Watergate Israeli Troops Kill 3 Arab Guerrillas TEL AVIV UPI Israeli troops today shot and killed three Arab guerrillas who crossed the border from non into the northern frontier the military command said The bitter came only hours after Israeli leaders rejected an Arab summit decision naming the guerrilla Palestine Liberation tion as the sole representatives of the Palestinian people Israeli leaders spurning the PLO as a negotiating partner in the Mideast crisis vowed the only place they would meet the guerrilla band was on the battlefield The early morning slaying of the terrorists took place about two miles south of a collective settlement near Israel's ern lip military sources said The army said the guerrillas crossed the frontier during the night No Israeli soldiers were wounded in the gunfight the first on the northern frontier since Oct 1 The clash came as Israel voiced its continued tion to oppose the creation of a Palestinian state on the West Bank of Jordan Former Prime Minister Golda Meir has said creation of a Palestinian state on the West Bank would create a knife in the heart of Israel Israeli newspapers said the decision by the Arabs cast Continued on Page 2 Prosecutor Richard iste led Hunt through the planning execution and up of the Watergate bugging Hunt told simply of the death of his wife Dorothy also an alleged in the Watergate cover-up She was killed Dec 8 1972 in a jet crash near Chicago's Midway Airport Twelve times read portions of Hunt's grand jury testimony in early 1973 and 12 times Hunt admitted in one word that his testimony had been false or evasive Did there come a time you decided to tell the asked While I was in prison I realized that due to the increasing furor over gate the White House could do nothing for me And that was the situation I accepted In January I was released from Canvass Here Thursday To Aid UNICEF Volunteer youngsters in Middlesboro will be out Halloween night Thursday seeking donations to UNICEF a program sponsored by the United Nations to aid the children of poor un- countries All volunteers church or groups and individuals participating in the UNICEF drive should meet Thursday night at 6 p.m at he First Methodist Church Mrs Richard Fisher is the chairwoman of the local UNICEF drive total fund raising goal from all participating countries this year is million to aid about 850 million children in 111 different countries Last year the Halloween UNICEF drives in the United States and contributed to 84.6 to total prison not due to any intervention or on the part of the White House or the executive branch but solely due to the judicial process itself I immediately began to reconstruct my life I tried to put as much of this ness in the far reaches of my mind as I could In the spring of this year I began to read the White House tapes I felt a sense of rude awakening I realized these men were not worthy of my continued and future loyalty I did nothing about my testimony in which he had lied before the grand It was in my own self interest to leave the situation as it was In the early summer I received a subpoena to testify at this trial I was faced with the hard decision I should continue to lie to protect others or to tell the truth once 1 and for all My attorneys urged revelation I sensed even my own children were ed my testimony in all respects was factual and candid As a Continued on Page 2 The County Court Clerk's oft ice has officially designated the 32 polling places for the 32 precincts in Bell County Thirty-one of the precincts are in their usual place with only the Exeter precinct in Mid- voting at a new place at Stanley's Garage on 405 Rochester Avenue Pineville precincts one and two will vote at the county court house in Pineville while Pineville precinct three will vote at the Pineville Hospital building In county magisterial district two the Straight Creek precinct will vote at Straight Creek school the Arjay precinct at the Arjay school the Left Fork precinct at Jim Lewellen's store the Beverly precinct at Red Bird School and the Right Fork precinct at the Right Fork school In the third county magisterial district the Mathel precinct will vote at James Franks precinct at school the Brownies Creek precinct at Cubbage school the Page precinct at the Old Post Office building and the Hutch precinct at Oscar Jackson's property In the fourth county magisterial district the Laurel precinct will vote in Bell County High School the Meldrum precinct at Ward Chapel School and the Edgewood precinct at Red Men's Hall At the fifth magisterial district the Lone Jack precinct will vote at Lone Jack school the Greasy Creek precinct at Buckeye school the Clear Creek precinct at Harmony school the Ken Ten precinct at the Post Office building and the Sutty precinct at derson Settlement High School In the sixth magisterial district in Middlesboro the City Hall precinct will vote at City Hall the Park precinct at the City Garage on Ashbury Con on Page 2 Canada million budget A canvass will be made in Middlesboro Volunteers will be carrying distinctive small cardboard containers A Trick Ready for Trick or Treaters on Avenue Thursday night will find a trick already walling for them at Rebecca Hall's residence Besides Mils Hall eft and her brothers Robert Idol and Clifford Idol here will be this older sitting on the front porch with odd expressions on their faces remitting sUll Neither made any comment to the photographer However no need that Uete a couple ot treaters left over from last year since Miss Hill and her mother male the two masked dummies la it week out of hay old clothes and Halloween mailu Strangling Victim Still Unidentified UPI The identity of a decomposed body of a partially nude young woman continued to baffle Knox County authorities Monday Two squirrel hunters found the body Sunday on a wooded hillside Police said the woman apparently strangled with her own brassiere was believed to have been sexually assaulted and was nude except for a green T-shirt and leather moccasins The moccasins had the names Louise and Kenneth written on them No other identification was found The victim found about 300 feet aff Dante School Rd in north Knox County was de- scribed as in her late teens or early 20s about inches tall 120 pounds with reddish brown hair Dr Robert Lash county medical examiner said she had been dead 10 days to three weeks Because of the condition of the body no fingerprints were possible A wrist watch and oval earring were on the body and a pair of an slacks and torn panties were found nearby Deputies said they were checking through missing sons files for some clue to the victim's identity she is the second yound woman found murdered recently in the county Benefit For Eagle Raises LEXINGTON KY UPI Approximately was collected Monday night at a benefit concert at the University of Kentucky's Memorial Hall for Tom Gish editor of the Mountain Eagle at Whitesburg The featured entertainer was Appalachian singer Jean Ritchie The benefit was sponsored by the UK Chapter of Professional Journalist Sigma Delta
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