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   Yuma Daily Sun, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1973, Yuma, Arizona                             F ii p SK. J' SUN 228th Issue, 69th Year nnd 10 Cents Yuma, Arizona Thurs., Aug. 9, 1973 Telephone 783-3333 SENTINEL 126th Issue, 101st Year NOT YET EFFECT Mandatory Petroleum Allocation Plan Outlined WASHINGTON (AP) -The Nixon administration today outlined an eight-point pro- gram for mandatory allocation of petroleum products tat said it had no immediate plaas to implement the proposal. "Weare not now planning to implement a mandatory pro- gram at any specific time in the forseeable said Pres- ident Nixon's top energy aide, former Colorado Gov. John A. Love. "We are attempting to de- velop the best program, howev- er, in recognition that circum- stances in the future may re- quire such a he said. Love said the mandatory al- location program was being of- fered to give the public the oph portunity to consider the prob- lems involved and to make comments on how to help re- medy the problem. He welcomed debate over the proposed program, saying that "this or any other manda- tory program runs the very great risk of reducing, not in- creasing, the available supplies offuels." Lovt said a voluntary alloca- tion plan announced earlier by the administration would re- main in effect for the time being. Love said he has urged price controls "which fully recognize the need for increased supply. He said that an announce- ment will be made Friday on final Phase rules which he said he believed "will facilitate increased imports of both crude oil and products, as well as increased domestic produc- tion..." He said the Phase 4 regula- tions will give special attention to meeting the problems of heating oil for his winter. Love emphasized his inten- tion "to do all in my power to insure that fair play prevails" for independent petroleum dealers. Ixivesaid the administration also was considering a tempo- rary measure that would pro- hibit utilities and industrial firms with large boilers from switching from coal to petrole- um or from residual fuels to home heating fuels, except where necessary to meet clean air standards. Under the mandatory allo- cation program all major re- finers operating at 90 per cent of capacity or above would be required to offer a proportional share of domestic crude oil for sale to small refiners. Major refiners not up to this capacity would be exempt from offering domestic crude oil for sale, but would he required to report to the Department of the Interior. To encourage exploration for new reserves, the new discover- ies would be exempted from the allocation program. Imported crude oil also would be exempt. U.S. Crime Panel Backs Gun Curb WHO IS WHICH? Strolling in a San Jose, Calif, park, this couple earlier announced that they want to get married, but slate law won't let them because they're no ordinary people. Jason :-Heckman (left) and Tonnes Vance both underwent treatment at Stanford University Medical Center that reversed their sex. State law prohibits changing their birth certifi- cates to show sex changes, thereby prohibiting them from marriage (AP Wirephoto) More Bomb Accidents Reported by U.S Jets PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) Two more U.S. acci- bombings have been re- ported by the Cambodian mili- tary command in the last 12 days, army sources reported today. They were at Prey Bang, a village 15 miles northeast of Phnom Penh on July 29, and at Setbo, 13 miles southeast of the capital on July 30, the sources said. At Prey Bang, three Cam- bodian soldiers were killed, 10 were wounded and fourpersons were listed as missing. At Setbo, eight soldiers and eight army dependents were wound- ed and four persons were listed as missing. The military authority claimed that American jets were responsible for the bomb- ings, but the planes were not identified. On Monday, more than 400 persons were killed or wounded at Neak Luong in the worst bombing accident of the Indo- china war. A U.S. air attache. Col. 4 Engines Scream To Bank Was Car David H.E. Opfer, claimed that an investigation indicated American planes were not re- sponsible for killing 15 civilians at Veal Sbau, three miles from Phnom Penh on Sunday. He said U.S. officials at Na- korn Phanom, Thailand, had reported there were no U.S. strikes within a half mile of Veal Sbau that day. He said four Cambodian propeller- driven T28s dropped four bombs and two .rockets, but villagers said the bombs fell from jet fighter bombers. The Cambodian air force has no jets. WASHINGTON (AP) A federal crime commission today urged all states to out- law handguns except for law enforcement and military of- ficers and to seize all those in civilian hands. The commission also said states should no longer impose jail sentences for the crimes of gambling, marijuana use, por- nography, prostitution and pri- vate sexual acts between con- senting adults. States should consider re- pealing laws against those ac- tivities, the commission said. The recommendations were contained in a 318-page report by the National Advisory Commission on Criminal Jus- tice Standards and Goals. The commission chairman, former Delaware Gov. Russell W. Peterson, delivered the re- port to Atty. Gen. Elliot L. Ri- chardson today. The 22- member commission, including present and former governors, state and local police officials and judges, drafted the recom- mendations after a two-year study financed by a million federal grant. In a statement prepared for a news conference, Richardson said the study "may. be the most important report on crime control ever compiled in this country." It recommended no change in present laws regulating rifles and shotguns and said weapons collectors should be permitted to keep inoperative handguns. "The commission believes private use and possession of handguns infringes on the right of the American public to be free from violence and death caused by the use of hand- the report said. Acknowledging that many citizens keep guns for personal protection, the commission said, "a handgun in the home is more likely to kill a member of the family than it is to pro- vide lifesaving protection from burglars and robbers." Arabella Spider Spins Skylab Web The Weather yesterday this morning 76 Four Yuma Fire Dept. parked in front of at 11 a.m. today 96 gines screamed to 2nd 106 and Main Street just after fire was 100 Low tonight TV) p.m. yesterday in response a pump humidity at 1 1 a.m. 32f a reported fire at First the carburetor of thiscinte 105 Average low this date "9 owned by Leo Amos. to Friday nietit: Clear But when fire fighters Yuma, was damaged. Friday. Slightly wnrnier tem- ed they discovered the fire said the fire in the carburetor of a the car Sunrise SPACE CENTER. Houston (AP) Arabella, the space- going spider, has learned quick- ly to spin an apparently nor- mal web without the aid of gravity, the Skylab 2 astro- nauts reported today. Her success was to be re- warded later today with some- thing a lot of can't get. on earth a piece of filet mignon. Dr. Owen K. Garriott gave an account (if Arabella's work as be. Capt. Alan L. Bean and Jack R. Lousina prepared for a photo survey of earth re- sources in western Canada and the eastern United States. The space station was to pass over British North Dakota. Minnesota and Ohio and across the eastern coast at Cape Hatteras as a package of sophisticated cam- eras and sensors examine the earth and its atmosphere. Garriott said that for the first day or two Arabella was disoriented by weightlessness and could build only a rudi- mentary web in the corners of her cage. By the third day, however, she had managed to spin a web with a normal cir- cular pattern. 8 Petitions Out For City Elections MASSACRE Houston police detectives uncovered multiple bodies at a southwest. Houston rental storage space today that had been turned into a massive gravesite. The case began yesterday when a 17-year-old youth told police he killed the man responsible for the killings, then led officials to the scene. Eight bodies have been uncovered so far with police fearing more to come. At least four bodies were found in the hole shown in tne center- (AP Wirephoto) Sex Party Slayings Report Yields Eight Bodies So Far As of yesterday, eight no- minating petitions have been taken out for (hi- coming city elections including two rn- cumbcnls. Kncumhcnt Councilman Hi'iirv Milchcll has taken out a petition for mayor along with F.rsel C. Hyrd and Edwin F. Dixon. So far nominating petitions for Councilman hnvc Iwn out by Steve Sunders, K.Ochsncrand dii'Giss. Knnimbi'iil Police Judge J.'ick C. Pollock has taken mil a petition for along with Kenneth Hay McKowu. .V.V.-.V.V., I Here's Yuma's Dally I Wafer TOP RECRUITER MI Mayor Tom Alll. Kor'iT llocriiilmi! here to visit I hi; locnl rocruiier. talks with Mrig. den. Conrad S. Allman, commnnder of the U.S. Air Service, oil Hie flight lino ill MCAS this morning. The general came Incnl ivmititing office, At left is Tech. Sgl. Lurry Schwnnke, the Here the City of Yuma water usage for eneh day of the past week, in gallons pumped: Saturday. A itg. -t Sunday, A tig. 5 I Monday, A fi Tuesday, Aug. H l-l.OM.OOO Tuesddv, Aug. 7 M.M't.WW Wednesdav, Aug. 8 1'tJMflOO HOUSTON (AP) macabre story said the youth men- on information from a when a the names of three ager who said his life vouth led officers being sought bv Hous- threatened after an shallow graves in the authorities. sex parly, police searched section and said checked with missing boat stall today that killed the iiinn and those names has yielded eight the out so we came out Meanwhile, police in youth told and started ban Pasadena began digging shot and killed Item said. the of a dt-.-id man of Pasadena after reports indicated that were told was responsible party in Corll's only the three bodies tlu- killings. No bodies were which the vouth by the youth might ported others had passed out found, but as the digging Officers supervised jail spray paint. Police said they found more bodies turned up. tics in digging up the to torture of the bodies were fillcd stall, located in a large, I. -shaped building. Kight in the Corll in plastic bags and IxMind with nvlon rope. Many tons and youth said as he hadlv decomposed. Auth- were found during the night was putting handcuffs some may till' and had already hound been in the stall as long used to si ore a hoal on two youtlis. He said three vcars. I'olict' said Ihc eight him he would have to were believed lo hnvc IHTH of xually youth, identified bv The Sun "In 22 years of police us Kliucr Wayne I've never seen anvonc ho convinced Corll that 13 of doing such a an allv. He said that 13 homicide Hrcck put down n .22 pistol. B The. police were led to it up and shot Corll A eight shallow graves by a ciunt1 at 2 who said ht'shol a mini in viiiith said Corll 13 defense after M pnrly dint him of killing soini' 3 tured pninl -sniffing and and burving Ihcm in I 12 verted sex. 7   

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