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Northwest Arkansas Times (Newspaper) - January 4, 1976, Fayetteville, Arkansas Worries Police Story On Page 19 VOC 108 201 The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS SUNDAY JANUARY CENTS At Least 38 Reported Killed Storm Lashes W Europe Associated Press A storm with winds whipped across Western killing at least 38 persons destroying crops disrupting shipping and threatening floods in Holland Denmark and Germany Gusts ripped roots from buildings swept automobiles from and people from sidewalks Power lines were blown down and ships tossed along the Use British Isles 24 persons were reported killed most in involving winds that reached m p h A Lon don weather center spokesman called it Britain's worst windstorm in 29 years West Germany reported 10 deaths the Netherlands two and France and Belgium one each In the Netherlands and on Denmark's Peninsula authorities kept an on dikes that hold back the North Sea from hundreds of thousands of low-lying farmland acres More than people were evacuated from their homes in southwestern Jutland as the sea strained at the dikes But police said the immediate danger was over by late Saturday afternoon as high tide ebbed with no serious breaches in earthen seawalls The mass evacuation by car bus train and ambulance without panic loss of life or injury Volunteers joined home guard and civil defense units in patrolling the dikes arid shoring up minor gaps Residents began moving back lo their homes in southwestern Jutland Saturday evening but the area remained in a state of flood alert Authorities said the dikes had been badly battered and there would be hew danger if another storm the next few days Several deaths in Britain on the roads A Royal Automobile Club spokesman said many areas of the country were like a giant bowling alley with trees littered like ninepins all over the At least two motorcyclists were kil led i n separate incidents when their cycles smashed fallen trees At Ki Hern an near Dublin Ireland a falling tree crushed a on a bicycle West German naval plucked 22 seamen ships in the Elbe River where the winds peaked at 112 The force winds blew an elderly woman her balcony in Holland Winds the roof from a house m Low er Saxony and sent tha chimney crashing down on a ear old woman Officials said both died i i A were reported killed Leeds in northern England when their trailer home was blown over Mercenary Funds Provided AP Troop Training Denied FLOODING IN DENMARK rescue warier comes woman at Esbjerg Harbor as he area was evacuated after and snow damaged AP Ford declared Saturday hbt the United States is not raining foreign mercenaries to ghl in Angola but he ot deny that the government is money for such Ford also said that the States is In diplomatic Headway is being made in s rts to get both the Soviet Un- j n and Cuba to end their in- t in Angola he said v ut I say categorically S lat Ihe end result is what we 2 ant it to be at toe present i ime In Moscow the Soviet Union t 00 Saturday that it military or economic ain in Angola and called for r ie end of foreign armed in the ciul war The indicated in a Pravda l that they do not i T themselves an v ut rather as he loyal a faction they consider t for detente itself the t resident said that it must be in best interest of us country and in the best h ot world stability I peace i He predicted that the S an people support rather i nan oppose detente when they a good look at its benefits f n Ihe election campaign of p 976 I think any candidate i 10 says abandon will the loser in the long run i e said He explained that Ihe United tates is working with all including the Soviet Union o try to permit the three groups now a to a alution that will reflects view of the HP said that effort is being nade with the Soviet Union and countries are a nart of the Organization of Unity 1 Moslems Free 24 In i i I freeing 24 support in He made his comments in a interview in the Buses BEIRUT Lebanon AP stormed a Lebanese prison with guns and said two of the 15 on duty were wounded uring the fight and was believed several raiders ere killed The attack on Seer prison utside northern fy ot Tripoli was the second Us kind in 12 hours Gunmen arlier raided a station the mountain resort of Aley id escaped with a prisoner ho was awaiting trial on a murder charge Police said the 24 who fled rpm the penitentiary ere among 100 who had been there 10 days ago row the Tripoli prison o mutiny in which they ried to escape with the aid of Moslem militiamen DAWN ATTACK Te 1 e p h on excommunications Seer and Tripoli were after the dawn attack md initial reports all 100 f the transferred inmates escaped When service was prison officials said only 24 got away and the others remained in their cells There was no official indication why the gunmen staged their attack or what jroup they belonged to Tlic Tripoli area is run by tim Oct organization headed by Moslem leader Farouk Premier Rashid Karami's government In Beirut has lost much of its sway in the Tripoli region following nine months ol civil war during which group has emerged as an effective shadow response to questions the President said flatly The States is not training mercenaries in His press secretary Ron Ness en declined to say Friday whether the United States was raining foreigners for Angolan operations But the President continued We do expend some federal funds or United States funds in trying to be helpful Bu we are not training foreign mercenaries PROPER RESPONSIBILITY When asked if this country as financing the training of foreign mercenaries for Angola We are working will other countries lhat feel they have an interest in giving the Angolans an opportunity to make the decision for and I think this is a proper responsibility of the fee government Ford said he considers Soviet activities in Angola ent with the aims and objectives of FBI Eyes Legal Grounds By KEN DALECKI TIMES Washington Bureau A former man and his recent iride are finding it to and more than a little embarrassing how they lost heir jobs FBI headquarters lece Joseph Guido 20 a graduate of Fayetteville High and his wife Patricia 20 said they were pressed to quit jobs FBI superiors were informed thai he couple had spent a night before they were married Mrs said she quit her job as an FBI clerk because was by el low em ploy ea asking why she had been censored by her superiors She said tbat she and her husband ere now trying determine whether lega grounds exist for them to win back their jobs at the FBI headquarters Meanwhile -she said that they are living off their s a rings i n a suburban Virginia apartment OVERNIGHT SENSATION The Guido became an overnight sensation after th Washington Post published a s ory about their plight Within 24 hours of paper story titled Loving Couple Lose FB the Guidos have bee interviewed by televisio and newspaper representative from as far away as Mrs Guido's hometown of Lo Angeles Calif A television station also ON PAGE By DAVID ZODROW TIMES Staff Writer The possibility that one or more of 14 dangerous bridges ould collapse under the weight of a loaded school bus was Friday at a con crence by County Judge Vol Bridgi Lester called the conference o that as a result E a rerent bridge safety hiir vey area s chool bu s drivers routes take over my of the 14 unsafe bridges villnow be required unload all passengers before crossing the old structures Told id that children riding the ses have to cros the fridges oti foot and reboard on ie other side A survey by he Civil Group U.S Army cserve has determined that 14 within Washington of age and continued overload conditions modern day traffic re in danger ot collapse We lave informed Uie schools buses use these bridges lat they will have to use mailer buses on these routes r cross the bridges without to the weight Lester said Lester said that ridge located near nd spanning the Illinois River about two months ago L the weight a truck He tnat the steel of the old bridge ell on top of thp truck rushing the cab and sending ie trailer down into the river he driver was not injured INADEQUATE The 14 bridges which were unsafe built around 1908 and are inadequate for the arge vehicles in today said He contended thai another danger was created years ago when a previous county judge ordered concrete poured on many of as substitutes for wooden plankings ot these concrete gh a s much as 8 0 00 pounds an d I'm s weigh alone overloads the bridges For sake f have reduced the weight loads to 10 ons on each of the 14 bridges and the speed limit has been reduced toe uniform five miles Lester said said that the old bridges wil lot safely accomodate many o he heavy trucks now using hem and added that fur her damage caused to a by an overloaded true will result in- a legal action fo the cost of repairs or replace ment He said that man pulling loader railers weigh in excess o pounds and thus caus leavy structural damage to th old bridges SIGNS POSTED Signs informing motorists o new weight speed lave been at the 1 but have been heavil CONTINUED ON PACE JOE SEGERS Segers Will Be Candidate For Circuit Judge Joe Segers a announced today that ha will be a candidate for circuit of the newly Division of the Fourth Jud ical District subject to action of the May 25 Democratic Primaries 39 is a of he University of Arkansas of Law and has law in Washington County for the past six years as a member of the firm of and Segers He has been active in trial practice is married to Ihe former Jail Thornton a teacher at Junior High School and the father of three children Te is a member of the First Presbyterian Church his activities include caching Sunday School He and iis wife have led the Junior School Youth Group of the church Segers is past president of tha Northwest Arkansas Athletic Official's Association and Has officiated for football and baseball games throughout Washington Counly at every level of He has practiced law cases before all courts of Washington County and from the Eighth Circuit of al St Louis to the Arkansas Supreme Circuit Suspects LITTLE HOGK and Oklahoma authorities have issued bulletin for two men wanted In the December shooting death of a policeman the Arkansas State Police said Saturday Trooper Billy Baler fled the men as Harold Dave Cassell 28 whose was listed only as of Oklahoma and Jimmy Lee Robinson 33 of Arlington Texas Baker said the men were last seen Dec 19 in Oklahoma City when they purchased a station wagon and Robinson are sought in the of officer John whose body was found of Dec 21 Hussey disappeared slopping a van on the mor ning of Dec 21 His anan denied patrol car was with lights still flashing His body wo found in rugged terrain nea the wreckage b the van HI WS i Radio Token The of a Pace citizens hand radio was to police Saturday by James Pi Boyd of 210 S School Ave Boyd said the radio valued at 5159 along with about five personalized checks was taken rom his pickup parked wt his residence Friday night CB Radio Stolen Steven G Champlin of 3018 Sheryl Ave told police Friday night that his Tram Diamond 40 band radio uias stolen from his vehicle night white it was parked at the Matco Twin on North College Avenue The radio valued at has serial number 12762 Police said that a window on the lelt side of the vehicle had been broken to gain entry TV Set Stolen Don Day the manager of the Ideal Motel at 402 S Thompson St told io ice Friday afternoon that a 2 Motorola black and white television set was stolen rom one rooms at the on Friday Santa Missing Mrs Joyce Claybrook of 1353 Oak Manor told police Saturday that a plastic Santa Glaus valued at was stolen from her front porch Thursday night Denial Issued WASHINGTON f AP A CO editor of cot cedes the publication of CIA station chief Richard S Welch name could have figured in hi assassination in Greece but h denies any direct DIDN'T SEND IN ENTRY Mrs Alice Ross o Greenland a regular con in the TIME Puzzle Contes almost didn't bother to enle last week's event But in th end she did and won in cash The story of how Mrs Ros did it and what she and he husband plan to do with th money appears on page Delayed MERCURY Nev The first scheduled nuclear test of the new year was delayed indefinitely Saturday because of uncertain winds above the Nevada Tes Site The massive lest which will have a yield o between anti 1 tons of TNT had been sched uled for Dec 29 but was de to Ihe weather salt Dave Miller spokesman for tht Energy Research and Develop ment Administration i Items Stolen The theft of a citizens bam radio and a box of mirror tile was reported to police Friday Harol Jones of 1617 Ramsey Drive Jones that his Realist CB radio nnd Ihe box of mirro both valued at were taken from his parked at the Elks o Zion Road Friday night Police said a vent window -had bee broken entry of today's Cubans For gelher as the Jose Marti Inter national But in case they will go lo Angola The AP disclosed the Prat Martinez operation tins pas week As a result several exil leaders in have 5 the recruiting campaign 1 saying in effect that if Cuban r wanted to tight Communist they should do it in Cuba a just not possible a i- this Prat said In re spouse Saturday The U.S government has closed up thos opportunities UNITA nov r makes it possible for us to flgh i Communists We are not t against Fidel Castro Our eru i my is Communism everywhere i- And when do the job Angola we will have a stron force and international backn to fight in Cuba This is a b opportunity They pointed out to lhat a number of Cuban exil were used as advisers and e gaged in fighting in the Cong 5 in the i Martinez emphasized he were in no way connecter t wilh the American Ihe CIA or American industr Not lhat we have any B toward them it's just that this particular case we ha 1 no contact with them y The two Cubans said th r through an in Ihe United States which the n refused to t UNITA is the National for the Total Independence o s Angola one of two Western supported factions battling th Popular Move j ment for the Liberation of An gola MPLA for control of nation which recently its independence from Portu i gal n Fighting alongside the n troops are more than Cu ban Communist soldiers ac cording to U.S State Depar 3 ment sources Eighty-five per of ou d people are Cuban sai n Martinez We are hoping tha e the UNITA officials allow then to remain together to fight Inside Sum From The Reader's VI p American Issues Forum Annual Charily Ball Pla Quietly Mostly About Books Editorial A K For Women i i TIMES i 5 tined i 9 IB Crossword Puzzle Classified NV Notice i recruiting exiles t fight as volunteer soldier against troops in Angola said they have 365 men ready to b airlifted to Africa We plan lo begin hem in about a week said Pedro Martinez He an Jose Antonio Prat have bee busy signing up i the Miami New York and Ch cago areas for several weeks We have 922 application from Latins who want to go Martinez fold The Associate Press Of these 562 have bee okayed by UNITA 365 Fair and cold through increasing cloudiness and warm Highs today nea 30 wilh lows tonight 15 to 2 High Monday near Suns today Sunrise Monday Weather map on paga Circuit Court was created by the last Legislature because of the heavy case load in the county The post is now held by Judge John LIneberger who was appointed by David Pry or to until first general election as an succeed
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