Cedar Rapids Gazette, December 27, 1974, Page 4

Cedar Rapids Gazette

December 27, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 27, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Fri., December 27, 1974! OUT OUR WAY by N«g Cochran Thai Students Demand Execution of Ex-Ruler BANGKOK (AP) - Ousted military dictator Thanom Kitti-kachorn slipped back into Thailand Friday and the government put him under house arrest. Leaders of the politically powerful student movement demanded that the 65-year-old former field marshal be put on trial for the death of 72 civilians during the student-led uprising in October 1973 that overthrew his military government and sent Thanom into exile. The students accused Thanom fere nee of ordering the military and police to shoot at the students, Bangkok and the commander of the armed forces was in the Philippines on a tour of Southeast Asia. Word of the former dictator's return immediately sparked a series of emergency meetings Prakorb met with the cabinet, deputy military commanders and King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Privy Council; the National Assembly went into closed session, and leaders of the student movement held an urgent con- ponce to snoot at the students, c *    r    I and they demanded the death D 3 19 O n tXpGIS pena,ty    ’Rolling    Stone’ Before Dawn    —„ Thanom has been living inCorrespondent Boston with his wife and some members of his family since the coup. He arrived in Bangkok before dawn aboard a Lufthansa plane. SAIGON (AP) - John D Marks, co-author of a controversial book about the U. S. Central Intelligence Agency, was expelled Friday from South Viet-Deputy Premier Prakorb Hu- nam as a “blacklisted” joumal-tasing told newsmen that the ist, government sources said government had decided at an ^ woman companion. Barbara emergency meeting to place Guss of Washington. D.C., was Thanom under houee arrest at expelled with Marks, the an undisclosed location ending ^rces said rn investigation of the students' Marks    m    ^    ]as, charges. He said Thanom was & on asslgnment for a* 3"^ h’S W'f*' Wh° weekly newspa^r Rolling anne Pre-, us    ».    -»-£■ him a message this morning saying that he w as returning to visit his ailing 89-year-old fa ther. Prakorb said the letter read: “When I left Thailand I had no time to say goodby to my father, and that was the reason I returned to Thailand today.” Thanom asked to visit his father last month, but tentative government approval of the trip touched off such an outcry that he was told his visit w as not advisable. 'Hiieu. Informed sources said Marks was apparently let into the country by mistake Marks, a former state depart ment analyst, is coauthor with Victor Marctoetti of “The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence'’, a book the CIA sought unsuccessfully to block from publication. Marks and Miss Guss were taken into custody at a friend s home Thursday night and put aboard an airline flight to Bang-Martial Law    kok Friday morning TVy were t,    4l_    ,    J    well treated and dined    with gov- Prakorb said    the arrest and    e r n m e n t offals    TTnirsday ™«tigat,<*had been delegat- „^t ,t a Salgon restaurant. ** ed to the defense muurtry be-    .J"* cause Thanom a alleged mis-j „    . deeds were under the martial    ll law by which he    had ruled    knowledged Mark. had been The student    government ^    Palled but refused to    say why. Bangkok s Thammasat un,verse ^ ^ ty t— birthplace of the 1973 .Jbihcfcmaijed    CIA rising that ended 26 years of military dictatorship - issued a l«ht * 0,1 V!e nam a ^ "° statement calling Thanom the dlvul*e "V mfomatiw about it “No. I criminal of Thailand “If the government claims there is not enough evidence to try Thanom, the student government proposes that the acts of killing people and evading taxes ... are enough evidence to arrest and try him,” the statement said. Thanom returned at a time that his successor as premier, Sanya Thamassat, was out of not previously reported. Sewer Citizen Butts Cedar Rapids System Telephone 313-8244 Area Ten (SEATS) In Cedar Rapids 398-5605 Elsewhere 800-332-5934 2 price SALE! LIGHTS • GARLANDS • CANDLES CANDLE RINGS • PERMANENT WREATHS ARRANGEMENTS • AND OTHER CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS Phone 393-5565 5008 Center Pl. Rd. N.E. Va Lawmaker Rejects Fete as Inflationary OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) ^President Ford’s request State Rep. John Cunningham    uinneccefiar^ sfX'ndmg. ^ has turned down an invitation to a “gala banquet” hosted by the Washington State Restaurant' Assn. He says he wants to avoid fueling inflation. Ousted Student " Plans No Suit The banquet is scheduled for Jan. 12 in Seattle. BOSTON (AP) - A lawyer said Thursday that Steven Rosenfeld, a Harvard student forced to leave school after forg- 30 Passengers Hurt BUENOS AIRES (AP) - A,*    , * •       v    ;    ' .    . mg letters of recommenda ion, tram overturned in northern Ar- Cunningham, a Republican gentina Thursday night, jnju-has no intention of t0 Rain from Zenith who moves into the ring at least 30 passengers. re admission. state senate next month, says      An    Associated Press story ear- he and his wife didn't think such 30 YEARS AGO - A strong Her this week said, -he may Japan Sets $9 Billion For Pollution Fight TOKYO IAP) — Japan 8 national anti pollution council Friday approved $9 billion to assist [state and private efforts to control air, water and noise pollution and land subsidence over the next five years. German counterattack near Ha- have to sue to be readmitted.” ly s west coast forced Fifth an event was appropriate “in these times of tremendous eco- armv f0rceg withdraw from Now is the time to advertise nomic instability coupled with Avance positions in the Serehio farm equipment in the want ad 'unbelievable starvation and .. . valley.    columns. Dial 398-8234 Underground Test UPPSAIA, Sweden (AP) A tremor apparently caused by an Underground nuclear test in the Semipalatinsk area of Soviet SU bena was reported Friday at | Uppsala university’s seismology* institute. Early Exit Boosting Fulbright Benefits WASHINGTON (AP) — Sena | made effective last June for all tor Fulbright (D-Ark.) will re federal employes to reflect cost-ceive higher retirement bene- of-living Increases, but a retiree fits because he is    reigning    has    to    be    on the pension    rolls Dec 31. three days    before his    before    the    end of the    calendar term expires.    year to benefit from it. A spokesman said Fulbright other senators who also subdecided to resign because'the = jnitted their resignations before senate's work,sever and he is    o( lhelr {uU Unn ^ going on vacation The spokesman said he oc clude Cotton (RNK), Gurney slimed another factor is a 6.4 (R Fla ». Met/enhaum (D-Ohio) percent increase in    retirement    and    Bible    (D Nev.), benefits to which Fulbright will    ~~    ~ ~ y    ~ be entitled by resigning by the More than 1,000 offers to buy, end of the year.    scil, rent, hire, or service daily The pension increase was in the want ads! OPEN DAILY 10-10; SUNDAY 10-6 FRI., SAT., SUN. ONLY FASHION CLEARANCE 20-40% OFF TOPS    *I-*6 PANTS    *4-*5 DRESSES S “*“*5-* 12 COATS    144<-*38 SLEEPWEAR GIRLS’ FASHIONS TOPS JST*!*..... S2-S3S0 PANTS It?-**2-s6 COATS SiSr... •7-*2« AND MANY MORE VALUESl FIGURE SKATES Man’s or Women’s 097 V Pair BIKE CONVERTER 547 .22 L.R. AMMO Sale Price Box of 50 69 WOMEN S CASUAL *2 Our Reg. 2.97 3 Days Only Tempered blades. 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