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   Middlesboro Daily News (Newspaper) - November 27, 1974, Middlesboro, Kentucky                             Weather to. partly dOMdy today tkroHgh tomorrow with highs in the mid Fair aad cold tonight with lows In UK 20s. A little warmer tomorrow with bight in the upper .Ms. VOL. 62 The Home Daily of MIDDLESBORO, KENTUCKY WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 27, 1974 riHu rum! 10 CENTS Haile Selassie Faces Execution BEIRUT (UPI) Ethiopia's military rulers have sentenced deposed Emperor Haile Selas- sie to death and he may be executed at any moment, the newspaper An Nahar reported Claiborne Man Held In Death The Claiborne County Sheriff's Office is holding a suspect in connection with the death of a Lone Mountain woman Monday. The body of Hazel Whitehead, in her early 50's, was discovered Monday evening in Lone Mountain. A sheriff's office spokesman said the body of the woman was found under a burning car, behind the front wheels. The spokesman said the body was charred from the waist up. Miss Whitehead was employed at Frank's Restaurant in Harrogate. The Sheriff's office refused to divulge the name of the suspect, who hasn't yet been formally charged in connection with the death. The spokesman said the suspect probably will be charged later this week, but it wasn't specified what the charge will'be. An autopsy is currently being performed on the woman's body and the exact cause of death hasn't yet been deter- mined. The Sheriff's office said its investigation into the case is continuing, and that it didn't want to release any. more in- formation for fear of in- terfering with the in- vestigation. today. An Nahar quoted "Western diplomatic sources in Beirut" as saying the ousted emperor was taken from Addis Ababa to a town 35 miles from the capital in preparation for execution. The report followed the weekend executions of 60 former Ethiopian officials for "putting their own personalities above the general welfare of the state and grossly abusing authority." The ruling Military Advisory Council also announced plans Sundaytocourt-maru'alanother 140 former Ethiopian leaders being held on corruption charges. The Beirut newspaper said Gen. Aman Andom, former leader of the 120-man council, died in a Shootout Saturday objected to the of the deposed Rank and File to Vote Next Week Leaders Okay iThree-Year Contract a when he execution emperor. The report said "some European quarters" were cur- rently conducting urgent con- tacts with the Ethiopian military rulers to save the 82- year-oldemperor. The newspaper said Arab and African doplomats "especially those who could have influence on the ruling council" also been trying to save Selassie's life. The military rulers, who came to power last February in a gradual coup, arrested Selassie Sept. 12. He has not been seen in public since. The men executed over the weekend included Eskinder Desta, Selassie's grandson and one-time deputy commander of the imperial navy. 'Yellow Jacket Day' in Bell Friday has been declared MUdteiboro High School "Yellow Jacket" Day Hendrlckson signed a proclamatioi Jacket" Day Chamber Ball For Middlesborp High Scbooi football fans wishing to leave the driving to someone else or who are interested In traveling with 42 other like-minded Mid- dlesboro-Owensbbro Com- merce has chartered if K. According to Chamber'executive director William CrahfUl, the 'bus will leave from the city parking lot at a.m. The tickets will be each and wlll.be sold on a'first-come first- served basis. may be 'niade by calling ;the chamber !be responsible for bis own faricfc prior to the The game begins at li Hanger Reid on the Eastern Kentucky University campus in Rtehniond, r'- Should the the Ctoimber will charter By CHARLES E. FLINNER WASHINGTON (UPI) If striking coal miners approve a proposed contract finally 'okayed by their union leadership Tuesday they could be back at work next week with a 64 per cent increase in pay and benefits. United Mine Workers President Arnold Miller said the miners will vote next Monday by secret ballot on the three- year pact and the results will be known within 24 hours, far less time than the 10 days to two weeks previously thought necessary. '.'We're going to do everything we can to expedite" the complicated ratification procedure, Miller said. The ttie cjiance to vote on the contract proposal to end the now: in its isth day, only reconsidered necessarybefore the president for labor decision: "We have Just delighted. I told him the he said be hoped the cbmracti package for That's the fattest labor settlement in this decade." Angry With Bargaining Council He was also angry with the bargaining council for rejecting the revised pact twice earlier, once just after the strike began and again earlier Tuesday. "I thought they were sincere, But after today's vote, I have to he said. The bargaining council, he said, should "accept its responsibility and allow the membership of this union to vote on their contract. I believe that the membership of this union should have the right to express its will." Ratification Lengthy Miller Introduced the lengthy ratification procedure as one of his reforms after he was elected president. Coal negotiations began Sept. 3 and a tentative agreement was settled upon Nov. 13, the day after the old contract ex- pired. But the council sent Miller back to the negotiations for adjustments. '.Three days ago, another tentative agreement with the Bituminous Coal Operators Association was worked out under auspieces of Usery and Treasury Secretary William E. Simon. The contract provides for substantial pay increases, large .'pension Increases, an extra holiday, more vacation time and paid lick leave, several safety features, more jobs for union miners, and extended health coverage, particularly for widows. the Misery' Budget Billion ___________________1 S -registered a surprising surplus in its. balance of payments in onm The] trade surplus of Says three Sisters, Brother Miiriter'ejl: Boy Keeps TerrifyiiiJ CHICAGO (UPI) For nearly five weeks, 13-year-old Charles Horace kept a terrify- ing secret. Police had attributed the deaths of the boy's three sisters and his brother to a fire that gutted their home. But Charles knew they were wrong. Finally, the frightened boy told investigators that three intruders had burst into the home, raped and murdered his sisters, clubbed his brother unconscious, left him to die, and covered the slay ings by arson. investigators Tuesday re- vised the cause of the four deaths from fire to murder, boosting the number of mur- ders in Chicago to a record 865 for the year with more than a month to go. Charles went to a coroner's inquest into his sisters' and brother's deaths Monday. Bol- stered by his mother, his minister and 35 members of the congregation of (he Christ Miracle HealingCenter Church, he told his story. He testified that three young men broke into his home on the night of Oct. 21, while his mother was visiting relatives. Tenn. Can't Regulate TV A NASHVILLE, Tenn. fUPD- State energy director Caroll Kroeger told a group of financial executives Tuesday night that the relationship between the state and the Tennessee Valley Authority puts Tennessee in a unique position of being without regulatory powers over the giant federal agency. "Except for a small area around Kingsport, the TVA supplies all of tennessee with power and it is a federal agency answerable only to Congress and the Kroeger said. "I have a colleague in Kentucky who is even more blunt, he says the Continued on Page 2. He said they raped his sisters Caroline, 17, 14, and Ca thy, 11. He said the intruders killed one girl by stabbing her in the neck and strangled the others. Charles said he and a 19- year-old foster who had hidden in a managed to escape. He said their 7-year-old brother, Maurice, was beaten unconscious and fatally burned when the intruders poured gasoline upstairs and down- stairs and set the house afire. Police reopened their investi- gation and, on the basis of the U.S. dollar fell further on most world money markets. The price of gold increased. -The soft drink industry told a Washington hearing the wholesale price for a case of soda pop could jump from the present to as high as if the wholesale prices of sugar __ _ June rejiches.' ti, per pound as House1 accented a proposed settlement Olirillllti Federal Budgit Director Tin ajn ..interview, with Detroit'! Henry Ford, that one administration official said would throw peopte billion was the first since the out of the billion figure in April and only the second since the end of the predicted. Knoxville, Term., the Tennessee Valley Authority prepared to cut back by 30 per cent the amount of electricity delivered to local electric systems, industries and govern- ment installations if its coal reserves fall to three million tons. ments, the Commerce Depart-, boy's story, Lmdsey, 17, Robert Keating said. 24, both of murder ment reported the United Statesir were' charged enough to rape and arson. A Claims issued for arrest of a third toll suspect -Tuesday r i Investigators said Chark was told he would be killed he told what weeks elapsed before te chest, found in' a talked to his minister, the lot .on ttie city's South Francis. Thomas, The previous Chicago record murders'in any one year was 864, recorded in 1973. .By ..this date in 1073, police had counted 784 murders. would .there will'be' more employes.- layoffs ;in' -the. auto industry Farmer protests in Kentucky In other economic" deyeloj-' unlesstbegbvernmentsacts. against -tobacco prices and "niere's no question we are guegedbuyer collusion to keep heading for a he prices down continued yesterday, even though Inotberdevelopments: National Bank of r i Cadillac all markets again reported record high averages. The volume of slayings. The 'minister mother 'at .the' boy and his until Horace built up enough courage to tell police. for a 40 to 60-point gain, said a "highdegree of investor panic" was responsible for its losses in the recent weeks. Little Girl Urifolds Pathetic Tale 'Mommy rie GREENFIELD, Wis. (UPI) A recently widowed mother of two children who "wanted everyone to be in heaven with Dad for 'Thanksgiving" shot and killed her son, her mother and herself, police said Tues- day. The mother also seriously wounded her 9-year-old daught- er, who lay injured for two days before anyone knew the shootings had taken place. The incident took place Sunday night but did not come to light until Tuesday when the surviving daughter told an aunt over the telephone, "Mommy shot everyone." The girl, Mary Janseri, 9, was in serous condition in St. Luke's Hospital in Milwaukee with wounds to the upper chest and abdomen. She askedauthorities not to "blame my mother for the shootings." The dead were Mildred Jansen, 41, her son, David, 5, and her mother, Helen Bron- chala, 70. Mrs. Jansen's husband, James, 44, was crushed and killed by a truck Sept. 28, at a Menomonee Falls, Wis., firm where he was a dock foreman. Author i ties said the 9-yea r-old girl was terrified, in shock and too. You've? been thru hell the last Continued on Page 2 Ms. Foust tcf Enter Race for Governor was weak from loss of blood ITany one of survives and unable to seek help in the this, all I own and'possess goto two days she lay wounded in them (nothing to the I'm the Jansenhome. hope Mary's teacheratSt, findsjt ini his forgiye me: My children' are small Daniels talked to the girl at the He'll receive, them hospital. "She knew her mother-, wanted everyone to be in heaven with Dad for Thanks- Sister Daniels said. She said the girl told of debating whether to lie there and die, until the telephone rang Tuesday. Mrs. Jansen's sister, Irene Witkowski, called the home shortly after 4 p.m. and Mary told her that her mother had shot everyone. WhenMrs. Witkowski went to the home, Mary managed to open the door and said, "1 hurt." Mrs. Witkowski found the bodies of the mother and the boy in the bathroom and her mother's body in the hallway next to it. Police called the shootings murder and suicide. A .32- caliber revolver was found on Mrs. Jansen's abdomen. Police said they found four suicide notes. One of them said: "Police John' James-fribell has per cent, the-nation's lowest, brought suit in'.-Bell County stock'market gained. Circuit Court against General one New York analyst, who Motors; Inc. and Quantrell said the rally had the potential Cadillac, Inc. of Lexington for in damages he claims resulted from' an automobile accidelit on November.24 o> 25 Chapel School on U.S. 25-E. Tri.bell claims the steering on his new car, purchased from Quantrell Cadillac, became ineffective while driving causing the car to go out of control" and: to wreck. He claims General Motors and Quantrell Cadillac were responsible for this defect in his steering column. Tifibell is asking for forv.ioss of earning power, for pain and suffering, for the loss of his car, and for medical ex- penses. warehouses, pounds were sold for at an average of per hundred pounds. In Pennington Gap, Shelburne's 3-S warehouse sold pounds for at an average of per pound. Across Kentucky, pounds sold for at an average of In spite of these prices though, farmers continued their protests. Nearly pounds of tobacco were burned in front'of a Glasgow, Ky., warehouse yesterday to protest the alleged collusion of tobacco buyers. A spokesman for the National Farmers Organization, which sponsored the burning, said "buyers seem to have agreed on a pre- determined price of per hundredweight. The Federal-State Market News Service reported Continued on I'age 2 By BOB WESTON LOUISVILLE, Ky. (UPI) State Auditor Mary Louise Foust Tuesday became the first candidate in the race for governor next year when she announced she would seek the Democratic nomination in the May primary. Ms. Foust, 64, a Shelbyville native, said she was en- couraged in her bid for the state's top office by the results of the election in Connecticut in which that New England State elected a woman governor. At a news conference in a Seelbach Hotel suite, Ms.' Foust also noted that she was elected auditor in 1971 by a.margin of votes. She said she regarded that as a strong in- dication of her vote getting appeal. In a five page statement read at the news conference, Ms. Foust cited the need for "more than a figure head in the governor's office." "We do not need to continue non-business like practices relative to stale she said. "You need someone who can recognize these inef- ficiencies and remove mem. A politically ambitious governor uses these inefficiencies to promote himself and rise up the ladder." Continued on Page 2 Arjay Headstart 'King and Queen' All imlles or shy grin about being selected King and Queen of Headitart Center for this year are Maryllln Hensley, daughter at Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hensley of Cary, Ky., and Darrell Sandtrs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Sanders of Arjay. The youngsters are two oJ the par- ticipants In a county-wide contest sponsored by the Bell-Whltley Community Action Agency.   

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