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Tucson Daily Citizen (Newspaper) - October 18, 1971, Tucson, Arizona VOLUME 101 NO 252 Baito I FINAL STOCKS I I L J I U v J TUCSON ARIZONA MONDAY OCTOBER 18 1971 40 PAGES IS CENTS Fuel Added To Fire In Burr Case Battle By NICKI DONAHUE Citizen Staff Writer Verbal brickbats flew thick and fast today in an escalating contest between County Atty Rose Silver and former Chief Deputy County Atty Lars dersen the Burr case should have been handled In a written statement day Mrs Silver accused sen of having bungled a 1968 in- of former sheriff Waldon V Burr and the sheriff's office Today Pedersen countered with a declaration that the truth eventually will surface about what he said was Mrs ver's and reluctance in pressing charges which she later Mrs Silver claimed announcement he is assisting in a potential lawsuit challenging her dismissal of 86 counts against Burr and six deputies is an obvious at- tempt to find an issue from which to mount a political for her job next year Pedersen now in private practice after serving as chief aide td Mrs Silver's pre- Russian Heading For Cuba WASHINGTON Another viet naval task force including one and possibly two ing submarines is forming in the mid-Atlantic and appears to toward Cuba it has been learned from informed sources The force including a number of surface ships is said to be located west of the Azores REPORT The submarines have been identified by U S na i s s a n c e craft as of the older Echo class of powered vessels rather than the newer Yankee class of submarines which is somewhat similar to the U.S Polaris subs It was the appearance last fall that the were con- a submarine base at Lunch Plan For Needy Pupils OK'd WASHINGTON AP The Agriculture Department bowed today to congressional and White House pressure and an- free or reduced price lunches will be available this year to all needy school children certified by states The decision reversed a new rule announced Oct 6 that states would be reimbursed by the government only for feeding children from families with in- comes at or below federal erty levels Asst Secretary of Agriculture Richard E Lyng who made the announcement said also the eral share of funding all school lunches including the poverty program will be raised to six cents per serving from the five cents approved earlier That means the poverty lunch reimbursement will be a statewide coverage of 46 cents per serving That includes 40 cents specifically for needy children The original proposal made Aug 16 put the package at a minimum of 35 cents It was raised on Oct 6 to 45 cents Cienfuegos Cuba from where submarines could operate that provoked a stern warning the White House to the Kremlin and touched off a missile crisis be- tween the two superpowers The confrontation subsided after the Soviets reportedly agreed to an under- standing with the U.S that it would not construct a base in Cuba that could be used for of- fensive weapons such as those the subs Since then sources say the Soviets have abided by that un- but administration officials are known to be dis- turbed at the precedent of longed visits by the subs These submarines while carry fewer slower and much shorter range missiles do the Yankee The Echo class carries eight missiles that must be fired from the surface with a maximum range of about 400 miles The Yankee class carries 16 missiles that can be fired from under- water and can reach targets about miles away The Soviets now have about 23 Yankee class subs operational with another few undergoing sea trials and about a dozen more under construction Inside Today's Citizen Dr Alvarez Bridge Citizen Charlie Comics Crossword Puzzle Deaths Editorial Pages Financial News 31 Movie Times Public Records Sports Dials Weather Woman's View 7 5 5 21 18 William J Schafer III admitted hejs considering ning but said It has been her inaction in office which has re- in many people urging me to run Pederson was in charge of the 1968 grand jury investigation which produced nine al accusations against Burr and two of his top deputies The seeking their removal from office were invalidated by the Arizona Supreme Court be- cause the one-year statute of limitations had elapsed Mrs Silver and Atty Gen Gary Nelson cooperated in this year's probe which produced ony charges against eight men The charges were dis- missed against all but one ty last month when Burr and six deputies resigned from office It was learned Friday that the U.S Attorney's Office plans an investigation on the federal level of possible income tax violations by the former sheriff and ties Evidence is to be presented to a grand jury tomorrow Mrs Silver's statement claimed Pedersen the man who mishandled the 1968 by filing the wrong charges is now criticizing our success in cleaning out the office something he failed to accomplish Pedersen responded that it was a who instructed the lier grand jury to proceed on the noncriminal statute which failed to secure Burr's ouster which led to the currently dis- He added The investigation missed charges was headed by the State ment of Public Safety and attorney general after Mrs ver had refused to act Apparently her decision to dismiss the Burr charges forced the federal government to take action fully that action will give the residents of Pima County a sure of justice which the county attorney has denied them Now she uses the federal Continued On Page 3 Alaskan Jetliner Hijacked ANCHORAGE Alaska AP A slim nervous young man hijacked a Boeing 737 jetliner with 35 persons aboard this morning and said he wanted to go to Cuba spokesman for Wien Consolidated Airlines said The plane with 30 passengers and a crew of five aboard was en route to Bethel a small tive village on River when the hijacker took over 15 minutes out of rage A Wien spokesman said the man first told the crew he ed to go to Mexico then directed the pilot to fly to Vancouver B.C and then on to Cuba The airline spokesman said the 737 has a range of about 500 miles and a flight to Cuba at least one more refueling stop possibly at New Orleans La KOSYGIN ATTACKED ON CANADIAN TRIP citizen Photo by Yellow Steed Rescues air The predicament in which novice mountaineers sometimes find themselves being able to get up the mountain but not down was the dilemma for 250 Girl Scouts over the weekend It was merciless weather not careless climbing however that necessitated rescue from Mt Lemmon by several yesterday evening Storm Soaks Tucson Area Brings Snow To Mountains With rain and snow We got socked over All in the middle Of crazy October Oct A Lieber The first snowfall of the ter left mountain peaks covered with snow in the Tucson area during the weekend and gentle rain left about an inch of water in most gauges The snow up to 16 inches at higher levels coupled with about an inch of ice on the ways closed the highway to Mt Lemmon where a group of Girl Scouts were stranded for a few hours yesterday Snow also blanketed the staff area and piled 18 inches deep on Mt Graham near ford Heavy snow warnings were discontinued today in zona but the Department of Public Safety reported that most roads were icy within a mile radius of Flagstaff The snow on Mt Lemmon also kept the University of Arizona's television station KUAT off the AFTER WORLD SERIES VICTORY Pittsburgh Rocked By Violence Looting air yesterday and this morning because crews that man the transmitter were not allowed on the mountain Joe Wills deputy sheriff signed to ML Lemmon mated 14 to 16 inches of snow on the ground at the Rain Scoreboard Rainfall This year to date 9.35 Normal to date 119 Last year to date 11.55 Ski Lodge and former radar tion at the level Snow fell in areas above elevation and was sticking from the up The Forest Service re- ported snow in the Santa Rita Mountains above the level but indicated there were no gauging stations in the Santa Ritas A temperature reported at ven Lodge early this morning while the overnight low in son was 46 The storm dumped 22 inches of snow in the Hawley Lake area 15 inches at McNary 11 inches at Flagstaff 10 inches at Hannagan Meadows and 7 inches at Walnut Canyon Snow flurries were predicted later today over the northern mountains and an additional two to four inches could blanket the The mercury is expected to drop even lower tonight dipping the teens in the country Partly cloudy skies are pre- for tonight in the Tucson area clearing tomorrow Tonight will be cooler with the overnight low in the low 40s morrow's high is expected to reach the high 60s Yesterday's high was 56 Rainfall around Tucson ranged from 1.2 inches near Country Club Road and 5th St to 92 of an inch at Swan Road and Road Other rainfall reports included 94 near St Mary's Hospital 93 at Speedway and Columbus Blvd one inch near the sity of Arizona Medical School and at Roller Coaster Road and 1.15 in Indian Ridge and 94 near Broadway and Camino Seco The heavy snowstorm bered into Arizona today after pummeling the Southwest ing the weekend and claiming at least one life More than persons were forced to flee floodwaters in South Texas where flooding claimed at least one life and in Kansas Texas rado and Nebraska left at least 16 Full Weather Long Live Hungary Cry Heard OTTAWA UPI A man shouting Long live broke through police lines and attacked Soviet Premier Alexei N Kosygin today He fixed an around the Soviet leader's neck before being dragged off by guards Kosygin was not hurt but shaken Kosygin 67 was accompanied by Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau when the attack occurred Trudeau was not harmed UPI photographer Jean Alarie who was so close his lip was cut in the scuffling said the assailant actually got his fore- arm around Kosygin's neck be- fore being dragged away by curity guards Another man also was taken into custody in connection with the attack Alarie said the assailant jumped from a group of into the crowd of men around Kosygin and then leaped at Kosygin's back as he passed S r Kosygin's coat was pulled off his shoulders Kosygin was surrounded by Royal and rushed into the Parliament building The attack on Kosygin was despite extremely tight security measures were taken following the discovery by police during the of two and a number of in- devices near the Soviet embassy As the assailant was taken away by police he shouted his name was Giza Matrai the name of a Toronto man who has been active in the extreme right wing Edmund Burke Society Canada's equivalent of the John Birch Society in the United States Matrai is also active in a group known as the Hungarian dom a prominent organization The assailant had long hair and appeared to be in his late 20s He was wearing a black leather jacket The other man picked up in connection with the attack was not identified Girl Scouts Autumn Excursion Becomes Winter Survival Test PITTSBURGH Pa AP massive World Series victory Celebration exploded last night rampage of destruction looting and Newsmen reported two ent assaults some of them in full view of hundreds who cheered the assailants displays of public lovemaking nudity and drinking At the height of the melee a police desk sergeant said he had calls reporting about a dozen But officials denied today that they had such reports This isn't a riot It's an a motorcycle policeman said during the disturbance which left the downtown area in shambles More than 100 persons were injured and 300 others were ar- rested in the which erupted after an estimated 000 poured into the downtown area There was scattered shooting but only one reported wounding Hundreds of explosions caused by fireworks often were taken for gunshots At least 30 stores were looted and 30 or 40 more were aged More than a dozen cars were overturned and in some cased burned Newsmen counted another 20 autos with roofs that had been crushed by the crowds The riot ended 10 hours after it began when flying wedges of police some with dogs slammed head-on into the crowds and drove them from the downtown section The rampage was triggered by the Pittsburgh Pirates victory yesterday over the more Orioles in baseball's and deciding game of the World Series in Baltimore It be- gan as a jubilant but nonviolent celebration but quickly turned into a full-blown riot The wild celebration created the worst traffic jam in the city's history At its height cars were backed up for eight miles on one major freeway into the city and for six miles on er Police finally sealed the downtown area in an attempt to relieve the but it was four hours before it had any fect At least two police cruisers were commandeered by rioters during the outburst and police reported fire truck was stripped Several other police cruisers were abandoned after crowds shattered their windows One man whose car was demolished was John E Jr of Cleveland Ohio Demko accompanied by his wife and two children said he became trapped in a crowd that rocked his car and shattered its dows They climbed on the car like a bunch of Demko said This Week Citizen Charlie's Crossword See Page 5 By DAVID CARTER Citizen Staff Writer The idea was to have a final camping fling before the onset of winter's rigors Winter's ors had a though Rain hail and lots of snow brazenly interrupted the autumnal outing of about 250 Girl Scouts who had gone camping on Mt Lemmon over the weekend Three buses from Catalina Foothills School District 16 and a wrecker had to be sent up to the Whispering Pines encampment near the Palisades Ranger Station to get the girls off the mountain Despite the bad weather most of the girls seemed scarcely tired in contrast to their advisers and waiting parents On Friday the temperature was in the high 50s but rain and hail fell most of Saturday night sending the mercury down to the freezing point Show started falling about 7 yesterday and continued all day Karen Branch a sixth grader at Harelson Elementary School said it was just a light fall for a while and then it got harder and harder like a blizzard A Mt Lemmon sheriff's ty said thunder and lightning started about 6 Saturday night several hours after the scouts set up camp on time and ued as the snow came down heavily Jennifer Swihart a fifth der at Harelson who was ing out in a large tent like the other scouts said erybody was wearing everything they had In a few cases however that wouldn't have been enough if there had been no extra ing Jill Adler 6950 N Leonardo da Vinci Way reported that some of the girls as brought only a blouse shirt and jeans forgetting to bring everything on the tional camping checklist Some of the girls who ranged primarily from the fourth to ninth grades skipped their pan- cake and bacon breakfast because it was too cold outside They settled for ies cocoa and comparative warmth instead Most of the scheduled ties chiefly four different hikes went on despite the weather The girls from Harelson rise Drive Walker and Catalina Foothills elementary schools and Canyon del Oro junior and senior high schools returned just after 6 p.m yesterday
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