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   Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph (Newspaper) - January 17, 1972, Colorado Springs, Colorado                                Author Bares Hughes Loan to Nixons Brother NEW YORK AP Clifford author of a purported autobiography of Howard Hug quotes the billionaire recl use as saying that former Sec retary of Defense Clark Clifford asked him for a loan for Richard Nixons who served in the Johnson denied any connection with the It is a complete he said when contacted Sunday at his Washington There is not one iota of truth in that It had to be made up out of whole Noah a former Hug hes said in California that the which was reported in was made but that compa ny lawyer handled it and Clif ford had no knowledge of Irving declined in a television interview Sunday to say what Hughes got in return for the 1956 But he said the quid pro quo is described in his soontobe published book which he claims to have put together out of a series of interviews with The Dayton Ohio Journal Herald today quoted San Francisco attorney Melvin Bel lias saying that the loan was a payoff for Richard Nixons sup posed effort to obtain the LouistoNew Orleans route and other favors for Trans World then owned by Hug The loan figured in Nixons unsuccessful 1960 presidential Both Nixon and his have denied that Hughes obtained any favors as a result of the Irvings book has been a sub ject of controversy since it was announced on The voice of a man claiming to be Hug hes said in a recent longdis tance telephone news confe rence that he did not know Ir ving and denounced the book as a Newsmen at the Conference said they were convinced that the voice was that of Irving says it was not Hughes voice because the man had too many memory lapses and talked longer than Hughes can without a A Nevada publishing which claims it has exclusive rights to Hughes autobiogra has filed suit to bar publi cation of Irvings book by McGrawHill Publishing and its serialization in Life A hearing in the case is set for Irving talked about the laan during an interview with Mike Wallace on the CBS television 60 Minutes The late columnist Drew Pearson first reported the loan shortly before the 1960 Pearson said Hughes made the unsecured loan to Donald Nixon in while Richard Nixon was vice and after ward Hughes problems with various governmental agencies were The Pearson story was termed a smear by Turn to Column 1 The Regions Leading News Source COLORADO SPRINGS The greatest hindrance to the pro gress of this country is that there are so many people looking around for some system that will give them more than they GAZ TODAYS 1 STOCKS Year Dial 6324641 Both AP and UPI COLORADO JANUARY 1972 lOc Daily 20c Sunday Four 32 PAGES Death Penalty In Rules Unconstitutional UPI New Jersey Supreme Court rul ed today that the law provid ing for the death penalty in the state is The ruling lifted the threat of exe cution for the 20 men now on the states death The court did not rule that capital punishment in itself was now before the Supreme Court only that the death penalty statute in New Jersey deprived defendants of constitu tional The 61 decision by the court reversed one of its own rulings that upheld the capital punish ment law in That decision was overturned by the Supreme Court and sent back to the states highest The New Jersey law provided for the death penalty only when was convicted by jury If a defendant charged with a capital offense pleaded the maximum penalty was life When the 1968 case went to court ruled that the New Jersey defendants right to a jury The court pointed out that a defendant might be forced to pleading guilty to have his life The ruling today noted that both the New Jersey attorney general and several county prosecutors agreed that the death sentence clause should be struck from the But the provision for a life imprison ment sentence under guilty pleas was The Weather Rtport furniihtd by Bunau Station at Ptlerson WEATHER FORECASTS PIKES PEAK through Partly cloudy and occasionally windy High this afternoon near low tonight 25 to IIBh Tuesday near Precipitation probability near 0 through Tuesday TEMPERATURES AT GAZETTE TELEGRAPH Sunday Monday 1 49 1 22 2 50 2 22 3 50 3 23 50 4 23 5 45 5 M 6 39 6 27 7 35 7 8 33 8 9 32 9 V 10 28 10 40 11 28 11 Midnight 29 Noon maximum for hours ended at noon today 54 Minimum for 24 hours ended at noon today WEATHER BUREAU PATA PETERSON FIELD Maximum lor 24 hours ended at noon today 52 Minimum lor 24 hours ended at noon today Maximum a year ago Minimum a year ago 29 Wind velocity at noon 5 miles per houi Wind direction at noon South Relative humidity at noon 24 per ecu Sea level pressure at noon and faling Precipitation for 24 hours ended at noon Precipitation for current month Normal precipitation for current month Precipitation so far this Sunset tonight Sunrise fuesday COLORADO TEMPERATURES High Low Akron 51 27 La Junta Alamosa 33 5 Lamnr Camm City 53 40 Craig 32 7 Pueblo Denver 59 28 Sedgwick Fort Collins 48 16 Trinidad Grand Jnctn 48 19 High 41 39 24 48 46 58 Albany Albuquerque Amarillo Anchorage AshcvUle Atlanta Birmingham Bismarck WEATHER ELSEWHERE High Low HighLm 6 6 Utlle Rock 32 53 25 Los Angeles 78 39 30 Louisville 16 7 2 Marquotte 12 28 10 Memphis 29 70 fl Boston Buffalo Charleston Charlotte Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Des Moines Detroit Duluth Kort Worth Green Bay Helena Honolulu Houston Indianapolis Jacksonville Kansas City 28 15 Miami 31 19 Milwaukee 14 43 24 MplsSt Paul 29 2 33 24 New Orleans 43 15 b New York 15 11 6 City 42 28 20 Omaha 3G Dock Strike Is on By TIM REITERMAN SAN FRANCISCO AP Longshoremen resumed a strike at 24 West Coast ports to day after negotiators failed to reach a Negotiation sessions broke off but the union said they would be resumed lat The first orders to resume picketing came at San Fran cisco and Los AngelesLong Beach harbors after an 8 PST deadline Harry president of the International Longshore mens and Warehousemens Un emerged from bargaining sessions that had run through the night to announce The strike officially re sumed at 8 this although we exerted all efforts we could at this tune to try to settle Bridges said the talks had been broken off but would be resumed He did not say when that might Pickets appeared almost si multaneously shortly after 8 at piers on the San Fram cisco waterfront after the chief dispatcher at ILWU Local 10 told some 300 men in a hiring hall to resume picketing and tie it About the John Pan head of the big member ILWU local in Los An geles and Long Beach was say Ing As far as were con the strike is Were dispatching pickets The Nixon administration has warned it would ask Congress to intervene and direct a settle ment of any renewal of the walkout that shut ports for 100 days last Clash of Missiles FOR AWHILE Danny age 13 of takes a moment of peace with his short horn bull Henrys Prince Danny and his bull traveled alongwith more than six hundred other contestants to Colorado to partake in the activities surrounding the 66th annual National Westr ern Stock AP Wirephoto Tax Repeal Drive Grows A citizens group seeking re eal of the recently enacted ad ditional one per cent city sales ax ordinance is attempting to ibtain between and ignatures on an initiative peti Spokesman for the said today that many more people are involved in the current drive than were in the original referendum petition campaign in Although the antitax group garnered enough signatures on the city council failed to recognize the petitions and put the sales tax into effect on Zell explained that on the new any number of signa tures over would legally force council to either repeal the extra penny tax on its own or obligate the city to hold a special city election in which the question could be Zell said that a special election would cost the city between 000 and The antitax workers plan to hold neighborhood tax revolt teas and coffees through which interested citizens may appear to sign petitions and discuss the Zell said persons interested in hosting a tax revolt meeting may call Bob 6321055 Doug 4730224 John 6351234 Leonard 6322631 Cliff Turn to Pago Column 2 By GEORGE ESPER SAIGON AP American r planes exchanged hiis rjth North Vietnamese an tiafrcraft defenses along the Laotian border today and Sun day and were believed to have destroyed two of the Command It said the American planes were not There is a lot of air activity up said one referring to the corridor along the border between Laos and North Vietnam where Ameri can bombers are pounding the Ho Chi Minh trail It is one of the heaviest days since the beginning of the dry North Vietnamese missile batteries near the Ban Karki pass unleashed three surface toair planes operating in the region Three Million Were Killed by Mujib Says By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sheik Mujibur the prime minister of charged Sunday night that merciless West Pakistani troops slaughtered three million people during his countrys fight for independence and des troyed everything they Sheik interviewed in Dacca by David Frost for Brit ish said former President Agha Mohammed Yahya Khan killed three mil lion of my workers and burned and looted to It was the greatest massacre of people in he Daughters were raped in front of their fathers and moth and mothers were raped in front of their he I cannot stop niy tears when I think of Mujib called on the United Nations to try Yahya Khan and his associates the way the German fascist war criminals were tried This was genocide of my he They must be They mach inegunned because they considered everybody was a Mujib They are not human they are uncivilized All people have some animal qua but these people are worse than Mujib said he calculated the number of deaths from reports his Awami League is sending to Dacca from towns and villages throughout He said the toll could go He charged West Pakistani troops with destroying my my my They destroyed everything humanly possible in the time they Mujib estimated that 85 per cent of Bangladeshs 75 million people today face Describing his own arrest nine months ago when Pakis tani troops moved into the former province of East Pakis tan to crush the independence Turn to Page Column 3 Arabs Kill American Nurse in Gaza Strip 28 20 11 Philadelphia 16 10 49 34 Phoenix 17 11 Plttbburfill 12 10 Me 12 0 7 4 Ore 47 41 20 24 19 30 27 Rapid City 66 25 11 5 Richmond 20 11 Louis 46 35 Salt Lake 14 8 San Dieto 42 17 Sail 78 71 Seattle 50 42 Spokane 14 12 Tampa 41 29 Washington 34 28 TEL AVIV AP Israeli se curity men combed a refuge camp in the Gaza Strip today for the Arab guerrillas who kil led an American nurse and wounded an American mis sionary and his daughter in an ambush in the The dead woman was Mavis of The Edward of 70 47 i was shot in the 41 thigh and and his 17 yearold was 18 cut by flying 5 3 Nicholas was pastor and busi ness manager at the Baptist Hospital in the Gaza which Israel occupied in the 1967 and Miss Pate was a nurse The pastor was taken to a hospital in Ber sheba for removal of the bul and a spokesman at the Baptist Hospital said he would be released Funeral arrangements for Miss Pate were incomplete to She had been working at the hospital for two The gunmen opened fire as h i s daughter and Miss Pate were driving past the camp to return Carol to the American School near Tel Miss Pate was shot in the Nicholas has been in Gaza for 15 The ambush was his third brush with death there and his daughters Guerrillas opened fire on his car in March 1969 and The next month he and Carol were injured when his car ex ploded a Food Stamp Program Again Liberalized By JERRY BROWN WASHINGTON AP Bow ing to public the Ni xon administration has revised its new foodstamp regulations to assure that all eligible families receive at least as much under the new guidelines as they did under the old Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz announced Sunday that he has ordered modification of the new regulations so that the benefits available to each household are as high or higher than they were under the old The new adopted last year along guidelines set by will increase the benefits to people with the lo west But before Sundays an some persons at the upper end of the eligibility scale would have had to pay for the thus benefiting less from t h e An esti mated two million persons would have received reduced Turn Pejje gpliimn 3 35 toy 45 miles northof the demilitarized zone and threat d fighters es rting the bombers fired two and the Com nd said one SAM site and antiaircraft artillery radar believed iJThis brought the total of so called protective reaction strikes into North Vietnam to 10 this On Saturday the pilots sighted North Vietnamese MIGs nearly 200 miles farther near the Barthelemy pass and east of the Plain of Jars in northern One MIG crossed the border and tried to intercept an American but the American Phan tom jets fired half a dozen mis and it fled back into North Vietnam Paralleling the intensified air action was a Communist high poinjt pf ground South which began a Week agos The South Vietnamese com mand reported 20 smallscale enemy ground sapper and terror at most of them in the cen tral and northern provinces of South This raised the total of such attacks to 190 in the past seven The Command reported that one American was killed when enemy ground fire hita supporting South Vietnamese operations 17 miles southwest of Da Nine more Ameri cans were wounded and three vehicles were destroyed or da maged by mines on pighway 6 about 25 miles north of and six other Americans were wounded when a Vietnamese youth hurled a hand grenade into a truck in Ban Me in the central Crackdown Begun in Posting Frozen Prices By BROOKS JACKSON WASHINGTON AP To day is the last day the nations big shopkeepers can get by without posting freezelevel prices where customers can see The Internal Revenue Service begins a crackdown Tuesday to enforce a legal technically in force since that retailers post such prices The law provides fines of up to and possibly consu mer damage for anyone found in over the weekend the Price Commission lifted the requirement from the nations smallest It said it did so because of their lack of manpower and the stated intent of Congress to give small busi nesses all feasible Under the new ari nounced the posting requirement no longer applies to retailers with under a year in AH other price regulations still Some generally em ploying no more than three per account for 87 per cent of the nations shopkeepers but only 24 per cent of its retail sales a Price Commis sion spokesman He said he based that on 1967 Internal Revenue Service Government agents will begin enforcing the posting require ment stringently Tuesday for all firms with more than OOQ a year in officials including virtually all su retail chain big drug stores and department These stores must post the prices where customers can see them with out having to ask an What must be listed are base the highest prices that could be charged for the items in question during the 15 13 price All food products must have base prices For other kinds of only the top selling 40 items in each depart ment must be or the items which accounted for half of last years sales dollars in the whichever is The Economic Stabilization signed into law last prpvides fines of up to for each violation of the posting no retailer may legally have raised any of his prices at any time since 14 without meeting the posting require Since the new law provides that customers may collect up to triple damages and court costs or willful overcharges by any merchant who has raised prices without even if otherwise complying with Price Commission may find himself subject to not only a but a flurry of cus tomer Amusements Astrological Forecast BusinessFinancial Classified Pate Dear Abby Helolse Local 4A Radio A TV Logs 2ai 1ftC The Maverick tit Vital Statistics 44 Weather Map 4A Worry 3A Gazette Telegraph consists of 4 main 32 if your paper ji 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