Northwest Arkansas Times, March 12, 1966

Northwest Arkansas Times

March 12, 1966

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Northwest Arkansas Times (Newspaper) - March 12, 1966, Fayetteville, Arkansas YEAR NUMIEt 230 Tht Public Interest It Tht First Concern Of Thii Nawipoptr AnotloUJ Prtu UoMd and Wlrtphote FAYBTTEVIllI, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 1966 AP, King and NIA IOCAI POtKAfT- Decreiilnf doudtoMi Mi if- ternoon; clear to parity flnd niiM Suuoiyi DM 30.12 firing; wtadi Nl; ity 90 per cent; dtwpolnt H1, prec. past 24 houn 1.00; wnrlM Sunday tumtt High Low Expected today SMI 4ff Yesterday M II FAois-nvi ewn Indonesian Reds Outlawed By New Strongman GEN. SUHARTO he's in charge SINGAPORE Gen Suliarto, Indonesia's new strong man, dissolved and outlawed UK Indonesian Communist party to day in the name of Presidem Sukarno, Jakarta Radio an nounced. Informants said that the shape of developments in Jakarta indi cated Suharto, the Indonesian army chief, was firmly in con trol and that Sukarno, now ap parently only a figurehead, hat little chance of staging a come- back. Suharto spoke and said he hat no intention of moving Indone- sia's political outlook either to the right or extreme left. In Troubled Indonesia Tough Soldier Takes Command KUALA LUMPUR, Malays! (AP) The man now reportec in control in Indonesia, Lt. Gen Suharto he has no first nam is a tough-looking soldier who talks softly. The combination could prov to be Suharto's most valuable asset in the critical period fac ing him. Known for his calmness undei pressure, the 45-year-old army man came into the limeligh when he rallied army, navy ant police forces to crush the Com munist-Ied coup attempt lasl October. Suharto, who had been heat of Kostrad the army strategic commander to rcplace Aehmad Yani, one of six generals tor- tured and slain by cnup support- ers. Gen. Abdul Haris Nasution then defense minister ant armed forces chief, was injurec while escaping a rebel death squad. A longtime friend, Nasu- tion supported Suharto's role as leader of the forces that broke the back of the coup. Suharto began an immediate crackdown on Communists. He neutralized the Halim air force base, used by coup forces as an operating center. Suharto then took over active control of the army. Two day: later President Sukarno official- ly installed him as army chief. When Sukarno reshuffled his Cabinet last Feb. 21, ousting Nasution and several other non- Communist military figures, Suharto remained unaffected. Since then, angry students have demonstrated almost daily against Sukarno and against Communist China but the troops under Suharto's command re- portedly have done little to stop them. This tacit support of the stu- dents, plus his strong actions against the Communists, make Suharto appear to be anti-Com- munist. But in view of Indone- sia's complex political situation observers prefer to rank him Draft Call Drops WASHINGTON (AP) The Defense Department's monthly draft call has dropped to men for April the lowest since last August shortly after the Viet Nam military buildup began. among the army generals who are called non-Communist. This category also includes Nasution. Suharto was ,b o r n Feb. 20, 1921, of poor parents in Jogjak- arta, Central Java. This city was once the seat of Indonesia's revolutionary government dur- ing the fight for independence against the Dutch. Charges Filed Against Four Held In Brazil BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) Two Arkansans and two other Americans held by Brazilian authorities since Feb. 18 were charged Friday witli criminal The llmg. case centers on the al- :eged importing of some elec- rical goods and the exporting of restricted lanlalite ore, used a strengthen certain metals. Charged were Sam Sexton Jr., an attorney, and Josepl McCulchen, a pharmacist, both of Fort Smith; Ralph Dial o Oklahoma City and Joseph Trueliill, a pilot from Dallas Not named was Truehill's co- pilot. Darwin Mandcll of Crys :al City, Tex. The prosecution said Mandell was not impli- cated in the alleged plot. Prosecutor Eduardo Ribeiro de 0 1 i v e i r a delivered the charges to First Criminal He specified double sen .ences, applicable when the al- eged smuggling is done by air, vould be sought. Penalties are wo to eight years imprison- ment. Judge Juscelino Jose Ribeiro now has three days to decide whether to accept or reject the charges. If they are accepted, le must set private hearings vith the accused. Brazilian lawyers retained by Sexton announced later that hey would no longer represent )ial or his Brazilian secretary, Wilma Kossetisine, who was charged along with the Ameri- cans. The charge accused the Americans of smuggling mer- chandise into the country at Tres Marias. "It is already Suharto told a meeting of high govern- ment officials at Sukarno's palace. Parts of (he proceedings were taped and broadcast over the Indonesian government ra- dio. Sukarno spoke first and said he was ordering Suharto to take control of the country and to maintain peace and order. Reliable sources in Singapore said earlier that Sukarno appar- ently had handed over political power to Suharto and remained in office only as a figurehead. The sources, who are in con- stant touch with devlopments in Indonesia, also said the pro- Peking foreign minister and first deputy premier, Subandrio, had been dismissed and had left Indonesia. But the Indonesian govern- ment radio said Subandrio at- tended the meeting at Sukarno's palace and the announcer re- ferred to Subandrio as first dep- uty premier. The Singapore sources said they have not yet been able to clarify whether Sukarno was forced to let Suharto take power but they said present indications are that the 64-year-old presi- dent had yielded to pressure from the army. They said Suharto is a firm supporter of former Defense Minister Gen. Abdul Haris Na- sution whom Sukarno dismissed last month. Suharto's appoint- ment indicated that army forces loyal to Nasution had decided to sia move against Subandrio and! heir, the capital "as a show of force." (U. S. Ambassador Marshall Green, reached by telephone in Jakarta by the American Broadcasting Co., said Indone- rounded Sukarno's palace and lie had to be flown out by heli- copter. They also sacked the Foreign Ministry and Communist Chinese Embassy and news political troubles and occupied the Minis- handled in a "peaceful try of Education. Although the army stood by Sukarno in response to violent! and favorable m-inner." The student demonstrations, said he expected during these demonstrations, sources added. the military authorities to move moved in when about 200 The sources said Suharto had thrown thousands of heavily armed troops into Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, to prevent any resistance from pro-Com- munist supporters of Subandrio. Jakarta radio announced to- day that the armed forces were staging a military exercise in against the leftists and added that anti-Communist students and the army planned a parade in Jakarta as a "show of Anti-Communist students have staged almost daily demonstra- tions in Jakarta for the past two pro-Communist students broke windows and set fire to three cars at the U.S. Embassy. The disorders were set off by Nasution's dismissal. Nasution emerged as the dominant mill- tary figure after the army crushed a Communist-backed weeks. At one point they attempt last October. GEN. SUKARNO he's in discard I f PREVIEW OF SPRING A hungry robin defies warm spring- .showers at Memphis as he ventures out in search of worms in a city garden where flow- ers, encouraged by almost summer weather, are reaching- full growth. .__________________________________ (AP Wirephoto) Profumo-Like Security Scandal Rocks Canada OTTAWA (AP) Liberal Prime Minister Lester B. Pear- son has dared the Conservative opposition to try to throw him out of power over the alleged security German scandal beauty involving a queen and former Conservative Cabinet members. Over angry roars from the opposition in Parliament, Pear- son said Friday night he had ordered a secret, full-scale judi cial inquiry into the case, which ihreatens to explode into a scan dal as big as the Profumo affair that rocked Britain. Pearson indicated that the inquiry will examine charges made last Thursday by his jus- .ice minister, Lucien Cardin, hat Cabinet members under the Conservative regime of ex- Minister John G. Diefen- >aker were linked with Gerda rtunsinger. Cardin said she was a former Communist spy. Pearson read into the record charges by Cardin that Diefen baker had mishandled the Mun singer case. The speaker of the House of Commons had to cal for order as Conservative mem- bers demanded that Cardin himself immediately back up these and other allegations rath- er than wait for the report o1 the inquiry. "If you don't like it (the in Pearson said, "you can vote no confidence in us Monday and throw us out." A govern ment spokesman said the Cabi- net of Pearson's liberal party regime probably would act Monday to approve his decision to hold the inquiry. The tumultuous House of Commons session erupted into shouting and jeering when a minority party leader tried to read into the record a Toronto Star report allegedly naming names in the purported scandal. Although Cardin had said Burglary Suspect Questioned Fayctteville police say a 20- year-old trusty at the Springdalc City jail has admitted commit- ting a daylight burglary at gun shop on North College Ave- nue last week. Officers also found a switch- blade knife at Ihc man's home that links him to a burglary of the Springdale City Hall two weeks ago. Going to the man's residence In Springdale yesterday armed with n search warrant, police found two guns Unit were stolon about a week ago from L. Parks' gun shop across from tbe 71 Drive-In Theater. Investigators also found a knife thai was identified as one taken from the desk of Munici- pal Judge James K. Evans when the Springdnlc City Hall was burglarized two weeks ago. Participating in yesterday's search were Sgt. Glenn Itiggiiu of Fuyelleville, LI. O.S. Griffin of Ihc Stale Police criminal di- vision. Springdnlc Police Chief Wayne Ilyden and Officer Rue- hen Blood also of Springdale, Fayelteville Police Chief Hol- lis Spencer snid Ihe trusty who has not yet been mit Iod Inking I ho nuns from Pfirks's store. However, he de- nied Involvement In (ho city hall he found the knife. Spencer said the officers also found two guns thai matched the descriptions of those taken from Kd's Pawn Shop last week. Pawnbroker Ed Test has not identified those guns, however. Fayelteville police sought to question the Irusly in connec- tion with five breaking that oc- curred here Tuesday night. Thnt night burglars entered five Fay- ellevillo businesses four of thorn in n block-long section of North College on- caped with aboul Springdnlc police have been allowing the trusty to go home al night and go to work in the daytime. He is required to be at the jail, however, to cook nil three meals, Springdale sources revealed. The source disclosed I h n t when the trusty came in Wednesday morning to cook breakfast his feet and legs were covered with mud. Fnycttcvillo officers found muddy tracks In one of the building that WHS cnlorod here Tuesday night. Spencer snld a Fnycttc.vlllc officer will return to Springdale Ihls morning to interrogate the suspect about the five Tuesday night burglaries. Mrs. Munsinger was dead, (lie Weather Slows Allies As Guerrillas Dig In SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Jungle cover in the south and bad weather in the north slowed down the alliec ground and air offensives against the Communists today U. S. Marines, infantry, air borne and air cavalry troops with allied support were unable to rout the Viet Cong from area where they had taken cover af- ter two weeks of punishing blow? on the ground and from the air. U. S. Air Force and Navy car- rier plane attacks on North Viet Nam's supply lines were held to minimum. The overcast was so dense that only radar-guided drops could be made and it was impossible to assess bomb dam- age. The Navy flew 13 missions and. the Air Force made three strikes over the Communist north. The strikes were aimed at roads and bridges, an Air Force spokesman said. The Marines and the Air Force searched the area of the Ashau Special Forces' camp on the Laolion border for survivors of the two-day battle against a force of North Vietnamese regulars. The battle ended in de- Thursday, but corps in- :ormants in Da Nang said 204 iersons have been brought out >y helicopters which risk heavy ground fire every time they dip down. Thirty-two of those rescued vere Americans. Twelve were )art of the Special Forces team vhich worked the area, backing up and advising some 300 or for 105 mm howitzers, recoilless I The moored barges were rifles and small arms were de-J evacuated when the fire broke stroyed early Saturday in an; out and there were no casual- explosion on a barge in the river i ties. A government spokesman two miles outside Saigon. The said there was a possibility of blast set a fire that enveloped Viet Cong sabotage. Other ac- two more barges. Eventually all i counts said, however, a cooking three sank with a thundering RAIN COVERS ENTIRE STATE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A line of thunderstorms be- gan a rapid easterly sweep across Arkansas today and the U.S. Weather Bureau predicts rain for the entire state through tonight. Sunday will be partly cloudy and cooler, the bureau said. Maximum temperatures in the 50s and 60s are predicted for Sunday, with overnight lows mostly in Ihe 40s and 50s. newspaper said one of its Vietnamese and Montag- porters had located her alive in Munich, Germany, and she had named former Associate De- fense Minister Pierre Sevigny as her "close companion." A check by newsmen dis- closed that Mrs. Munsinger, a tall blonde, iias since disap- peared from her Munich flat. nards. Eight were Air Force and 12 Marines, all pilots and crews ol the six planes lost i. the fight. The remaining 172 were Viet- namese or Monagnard. It is not known how many of those were women and children. Some 350 tons of ammunition industrial Spy Piol Overturned By FBI Agents WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) The FBI has broken what it says was a plot with interna- ional overtones, to sell industri- al secrets worth millions to the DuPont Co. An spokesman said the case was broken when E. I. du- Pont de Nemours Co. report- ed it had been offered secret formulas of competitors. An for the generals. fire on the first barge may have touched off the explosion. Buddhists Protesting Thi's Ouster SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Demonstrations or meeting In connection with the ouster of Maj. Gen. Nguyen Chanh Thi were held in Saigon. Hue, Da Nang and Hoi An to- day. All were peaceful but car. ried the threat of further action. Thi, the strongman who headed the 1st Corps, South Viet V'am's northernmost sector, was ousted Thursday by the 10- man group of generals that calls tself the Directorate and runs :he government. In Saigon, six Buddhist monks demanded that Thi be retained n the government in some im- rorlant post even if not as 1st commander. But the monks, speaking at a meeting of about 250 persons, went beyond the mere question I Gen. Thi in their demands. They also sought social and economic reforms, elections and return (o only military duty unemployed truck driver and a chemical engineer were arrest- ed by the FBI. The FBI said Friday that 500 was sought from the Wil- mington chemical firm for data jointly owned by the B. F. Good- rich Corp.. Akron, Ohio, and the Montecatini Corp.. Milan. Italy. The formulas were said to involve a new process for syn- thetic rubber, but no details wore disclosed. Montecntini, a big chemical manufacturer, is regarded as a competilor of Du- Ponl in the world market. Both DuPont and Goodrich declined comment nfler agents arresk'ri I he two men one in a motel near Wilmington, the oth- er in Cleveland, Ohio. Hoth men live in the Cleveland area. Also they asked for a return to Viet Nam of some generals who look part in the overthrow of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime in 1963 and who have since been ousted from the country. Although no names were men- tioned, Vietnamese observers said 'he reference clearly in- cluded such men as Maj. Gen. Nguyen Khanh, who was pre- mier for a time in 1964, and Duong Van (Big} Minh, former head of the 4th Corps. Both arc Buddhist as is Thi. The biggest demonstration so far took place at Da Nang, 1st Corps headquarters. About persons, mostly off-duty soldiers and students, held an orderly meeting in the downtown square. U Of A Coed Wins National Angel Flight Scholarship AIR KATHLEEN HARDEN corrii't honors home to Arkansas campus John K. Wooilrutf) Miss Kathleen Harden of the Angel Flight of the Arnold Air Society at the University has been named recipient of (he na- tional Angel Flight scholarship. The 21-year-old junior, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart J. Harden of Little Rock, was se- lected for scholastic excellence In a field of contestants repre- senting 110 schools. She look top honors in the four sliite area of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Texas prior to being considered for Ihe national honor. She served as the first commander of the An- gel Flight, organized on cam- pus two years ago. Miss Harden will receive Ihc scholarship, which carries a stipend, nt the National Conclave to be held In April. She has n grade point average of 14 and Is majoring In .speech therapy. She is also a Rnzor- liack Henuly and has recently >een named National Sweetheart of PI Kappa Alpha. ;