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   Cumberland Evening Times (Newspaper) - September 9, 1975, Cumberland, Maryland                                The Weather Clear sad qco tonight lows in upper 40s to low 50s High tomorrow low 70s Chance of rain near zero tonight and tomorrow Vol CVL No 250 Aisoajud Prm Htv York Time Untttd APPhotofoic Cumberland Maryland Tuesday September 9 1975 PubUihtd diily ticcpi Sunday by Allrginiin Co Billlmore CumlKrllnd Md 21502Second dwjxxtifcjuid at 124 Students Get McKaigFundAid 14 Pages15 Cents TRAGIC BURDEN A woman in Lidice eastern Turkey carries her dead child away from the ruins left by an earthquake in which more than 18000 persons were killed Portuguese Rulers Impose Military News Censorship LISBON Portugal UPI A decision by the military regime to impose censorship on military news today provoked a chorus of complaints from Portugals editors and repor ters The Communistcontrolled station Radio Ciube criticized j the move in several of its news and at least two non o m m u n i s t afy e r n o o n newspapers said fty pianned to run complaining editorials The military is not going to be able to solve its crisis by keeping the people in ignorance one editor said These restrictions will only promote rumors and make the crisis worse Several editors protested against the vagueness of the new law approved by the 23 man RevolutionaryCouncil Monday night andindicated they m ay not bother to obey it We wont voluntarily go against the law but we dont understand what it is supposed to mean Caceres Monteiro of the weekly newspaper 0 Jornal said We hope however that it will have the same destiny of many laws made in this carried out Raul Rego the editor of the Socialist newspaper Luta adopted a similar stance I dont know yet whether we will obeyit he said crackdown appeared to only affect the Portuguese pressbut its restriction on the sources of information seemed certain to make the job of foreign newsmen more difficult as well Under the law only a few military officers at the top levels of government were given the right to comment to the press An editor at the afternoon newspaper A Capital called the move the first step towards the reintroduction of full cen sorship As the press protested President Francisco da Costa Gomes resumed his efforts to create a socalled platformof understanding with the political parties The president who has met with the major parties several times devoted himself to talks with the Popular Democratic Union an insignificant left wing splinter group arid the Popular Monarchist party Between them two parties polled less than one per cent of the votes cast in the April elections for a constituent an the assembly The Revolutionary Council adopted the press restrictions which iorbids about the military unless it is of ficially sanctioned at with president Spacecraft Lift OffSet For Mars Stuns Americans BANGKOK Thailand OJPI Only now can it be seen in South Vietnam just how riddled with Viet Cong were the ranks of the proAmerican ad ministrations in that country Familiar name es and faces pop up daily Some of the most Fanatic antiCommunists it seems were working all along for the other side US intelligence once estimated about 20000 Viet Cong agents had infiltrated US and South Vietnamese ranks The number was probably right No one realized however just how high the penetration went Savage Fighting Costs 300 Lives BEIRUTLebanon UPI Fighting betwen Moslem and Christian militias today spread from warravaged Tripoli to neighboring villages where rampaging gunmen battled with bullets and bombs Police sources said at least 50 persons were killed and scores injured in fighting Monday pushing the casualty toll for nine days of strife in northern Lebanon to nearly 300 Pennsylvania Schools Idled By Strike Action By United Press More than 143500 students remained idled today in 30 Pennsylvania school districts as about 7600 teachers con tinued their strikes or were locked out in contract disputes Saida disconsolate officer who was on the losing side There was no way we could win with penetrationinto our ranks like that A new province chief today is a Viet Cong lieutenant colonel who also holds rank in the North Vietnamese army His former job was chief translator and interpreter for US CIA agents in his horn e province The day Viet Cong forces captured his home province he was with the American adviser there He was considered fay all Americans who knew him to be a dedicated antiCommunist who likely would have his head chopped off by any North Vietnamese troops who cap turedhim An American still in Vietnam recently did a survey of the 20 Vietnamese who had worked in his architects office before the Provisional Revolutionary Government took over the nation April 30 Cardcarrying members of the PRG included the chief surveyor who was in charge of drawing plans for highly classified ammunition storage sites and bases and an office maid who emptied the trash everyday The surfacing of these longtime Communist agents is an education in security and intelligence It makes it clear the Communist side had good security and intelligence while the American side had little or none Names of men in the Com munist hierarchy totally unknown to sophisticated agents of tho American CIA pop up almost daily CAPE CANAVERAL Fla UPI The countdown proceeded smoothly today toward a muchdelayed launch of Americas second Viking spacecraft to Mars Project manager James Martin said he saw no reason why the TitanCentaur booster rocket should not liftoff as scheduled at pm EDT Viking 2 originally was to be thefirst of two probes launched last month to search for life on Mars But after technical breakdowns forced two delays it was taken off the pad for repairs Another Viking vehicle took its place and blasted off Aug 20 one week behind schedule It is scheduled to land on Mars next July 4 as part of the nations bicentennial celebrations original spacecraft then was returned to the pad for a Sept 1 liftoff had to be repaired again after its radio system malfunctioned I see no reason now why we cant get off on Tuesday Martin said We are going to start counting down and try our best Ifeel pretty confident The weather forecast is good the TitanCentaur is healthy and the spacecrafts are healthy The latest repairs on Viking 2 were to its highgain antenna and radio cables but Martin said the communications malfunction remains unex plained Im not confident we will ever find the exact cause Martin said We couldnt duplicate the problem If we cant reproduce the problem I dont think we will ever be sure what happened 1 think the probabilities are reasonably high that both landers will settle down on Mars in working condition but the last five hours scare me the most Martin said High And Low NEW YORK UP The highest temperature reported Monday to v the National Weather Service excluding Alaska and Hawaii was 109 degrees at Red Bluff Calif Todays low was 30 degrees at Hibbing Minn Masons Expel Mills LITTLE ROCK Ark UPI Rep Wilbur Mills DArfc who lost the chairmanship of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee has been expelled from the Masons according to a Jack Anderson column Kennedy Prbbers Continue LOS ANGELES UPI A new investigation into the assassination of Sen Robert Kennedy is moving on two fronts despite objections from the Kennedy family Six ballistics experts were named Monday to test the pistol used by convicted assassin Sirhan Sirhan and a city council committee delved into police handling of the case The late senators family opposed the new investigation but councilman Zev Yaroslavsky who initiated the councils action said Our job here is not to be concerned about the Kennedy family Iknow there is sensitivity there The six experts were agreed on by attorneys to conduct a courtordered retesting of Sirhans gun Sirhans attorney has the right to name a seventh man to the panel The investigation was brought on by repeated charges there is evidence to show that another gun beside Sirhans was fired in the hotel kitchen where Kennedy was killed seven years ago The council ordered the in vestigation when it learned that bulletholed ceiling panels and other material gathered in the original investigation had been destroyed by police as un needed The pane of ballistics experts is to submit its report to the judge hearing a suit brought by CBS News and Paul Schrade one of five persons wounded in the gunfire that killed Youngster Breaks Up TheftRing HOLLYWOOD UPI In real life game of cops and robbers a gang of child burglars between 10 arid years old was brought to justice by a crime fighting contemporary age 10 who caught one fugitive in a bicycle chase and secured him with toy handcuffs The arrests of three boys and a girl solved burglaries in which an estimated worth of loot was taken mostly from the apartments of elderly persons who were robbed after cashing their Social Security checks detectives said The loot was spent on trips to Disneyland bicycles and pinball games they said Police said a boy who was not identified walked into the Hollywood Division station Saturday and told officers he saw a group of chldren burglarizing an apartment and they gave him to keep quiet He turned in the and on Monday led juvenile in vestigators to the neighborhood where the suspects live A 12yearold girl and a 10yearold boy were arrested at one house and an 11yearold boy at another At the second house a 12year old boy bolted from a back door and sped off on a bicycle as the juvenile inspector collared his companion The tipster leaped on his own bike chased down the fugitive and handcuffed him The toy store handcuffs were quite enough for the job police noted The junior crime buster had to come to the station later with the key to get them off the suspects wrists Ford Predicts Election Cains Through 1976 A NECESSITY Secretary of State Henry KUslnger right and Chairman Thomas E Morgan DPa of the House Foreign Affairs Committee are shown prior to Kisilngers testimony before the committee yesterday He said using Americans to monitor the peace between Israel and Egypt is a APPhotofax Sihanouk Returns To Rule Cambodia HONG KONG UPI Prince Norodom Sihanouk ended five and a half years of exile today flying home to Cambodia to build a true peoples democracy in his native land The New China News Agency said the Cambodian chief of Jobless Rate Sets Record WASHINGTON AP Oklahoma City and Newport NewsHampton Va are the 132nd and 133rd US cities to report over 6 per cent unem ployment establishing a new record the Labor Department says Oklahoma City reported a jobless rate of 64 per cent and the Virginia twincities area logged a 76 per cent rate Oklahoma City was added to the substantial list because of job losses in transportation equipment industries machinery construction and public In the NewportNews Hampton area job losses were predominately in stone clay and glass production and in the transportation and public utilities sectors ExState Adjutant Gen Reckord 95 Dies In Baltimore BALTIMORE UPI Oneof Marylands most honored military men Maj Gen Milton A Reckord former slate ad jutant general is dead at age 95 Reckord who was appointed adjutant general by Gov Albert Ritchie in 1920 died Monday at Ft Howard Hospital after a long illness He resigned the adjutant post in 1965 staff flew to Phnom PemYthis morning after Chinese leaders gave him a warm sendoff at Peking airport NCNA news agency said tens of the 52yearold prince as he drove through Tienanmen Square in the heart of the Chinese capital The report said thousands of others were at the airport to join Chinas leaders in a grand sendoff ceremony for Sihanouk titular leader of Cambodias Communist regime At a banquet before leaving Peking Sihanouk pledged to sincerely serve the cause of world peace and build a truly peoples democracy turning our society into a society with only one class He said Cambodia would pursue a policy of nonalign ment in foreign affairs but in almost the same breath he demanded an end to Americas military occupation of South Korea1 pledged un conditional and unfailing support to Palestinian guerrillas and called to China v v Sihanouk thanked China for helping him set up an exile governm ent after he was ousted in a March 1970 rightwing coup that plunged Cambodia into fullscale war Mao Tsetung and Premier Chou EnrJai the Chinese leaders most responsible for the Communist victory in Cam bodia last spring didnt attend the banquet Chou was too ill Mao too old Cambodian Prime Minister Penn Nouth and Deputy Prime Minister Khieu Samphan ac companied Sihanouk on the flight from Peking to Phnom Penh o Khieu Samphan left Cam bodia last month in an attempt to convince the prince to return home Diplomatic sources said the two men managed to resolve undisclosed differences By United Prns International President Ford predicts widespread election gains for the Republican party next year if we join arms and work together He addressed about 300 party and elected officials in the White House East Room Monday night and said he would keep traveling around the country to help raise funds for the GOP Party chairwoman Mary Louise Smith tod the crowd Fords efforts have brought in million and that he has done more than any other single individual in 1975 to get the Republican party back on the road to victory Ford said he hoped every state organization can enter 1976 with a balanced budget and money in the bank Police Hunt For Bandits In France Surveillance Tools Focus Of Attention In Sinai Peninsula Bandit Robbed Loses His Loot WILMINGTON Del AP A young bandit might have felt rich when he fled a Wilmington Trust Co branch Monday with between and But he didnt have long to celebrate according to police Hitching a ride home he was attacked and worked over pretty good by three youths who stole the loot Det LL John Dohertysaid The robbery suspect iden tified by police as John Sat terfield 17 was held in the city jail in lieu of bail The muggers escaped Quinoiies Killed BOGOTA Colombia UPI The armed forces have sworn to spare no effort in finding the guerrilla slayers of Maj Gen Ramon Arturo Rincon Quinones 53 assassinated by a burst of machinegun fire while he drove to work Rincon Quinonez has been chief of an army brigade active in the pursuit of guerrilla bands in the central Magdalena valley until late last year ByDREWMIDDLETON C 975 New York Times Newsservice NEW YORK The emphasis in the IsraeliEgyptian agreement on earlywarning systems in the Sinai Peninsula has focused attention on new dimensions of weaponry among them devices that enable radar to peer beyond the horizon of helicopterborne people sniffers to detect a sweating infantry platoon moving to attack These and other surveillance systems pioneered by the United States in the Vietnam war are coupled in modern military technology with the expanding field of electronic weapons Israel will stress electronic weapons in the military shopping list she will present in Washington after the agreements have been signed and Congress has acted on the proposal to station American technicians in the three early warning stations to be built in the Mitla and Gidi passes Experts in the field point out that the two systems are complimentary Surveillance heralds the approach of an enemy electronic devices search for intercept locate and identify enemy emitters such as radar radios and jammers Active electronic warfare in the deliberate jamming or deception of an enemy radar net of a radar or of an electro optical sensor that controls surfacetoair missiles Finally there are electronic countercounlermeasures that insure the effective use of PARIS UPI police searched today for two gunmen who held seven persons hostage in a Paris bank before fleeing into the night with a million ransom The robbers ended a 10hour siege at the bank Monday night speeding away with three of the hostages ail women in a white sedan provided by police Patrol cars pusued the auto in a wild chase through the heart of the Left Bank across the Seine River and into northern Paris but lost the trail The three women were later found unharmed in varying shock Police said they were Blindfolded during the unable to give any to xthe rofabers whereabouts The gunmen abandoned one woman in the original getaway ear and sped off in another vehicle withthe two remaining prisoners The last hostages were later left chained together inside the second car The two bandits carrying gas masks and armed with a s a wed off shotgun and submachine guns coply held up the Credit Industriel et Commercial bank near the Eiffel Tower during the lunch time rush hour They took seven persons hostage five women and two men apparently employes They released an eighth man an elderly customer Police sealed off the area around the bank while sharp shooters and members of the French AntiGang Brigade gathered at the side of the building At sundown four plainclothes officers delivered two postal sacks bulging with the ransom money said to include US dollars and German marks Well after dark the getaway car was backed up to the bank doors Shortly after the bandits roared away with police in pursuit But within three hours police reported losing all trace of the pair Next year he said we can win and I believe we will win if we join arms and work together Thats the best in surance I know for a happy day after election day 1976 Ford said he would stick to his current campaign themes emphasizing fiscal respon sibility expansion of free enterprise and more local control over programs funded largely by the federal govern ment We are going to promote the right of the individual to be free from big government big education big labor big business and the like he said The White House reception was held after the party for mally decided on Kansas City Mo as the site of its national convention In other political develop ments i A group of Republican feminists criticized the GOP decision to hold the convention in Missouri which has not ratified the Equal Rights Amendment Hubert Humphrey D Minn told a labor convention in Minneapolis Monday the nations economic policy should aim to put people back to work instead of to balance the George Young manager of Louis Wymans senatorial bid in New Hamp shire says the race first run under the new federal election laws shows spending limits are too tight to live with Young a former aide to Ronald Reagan said the campaign cannot deliver its complete message to every voter under the federal spending limits Of Poison Said Found NEW YORK UPI Two containers of a mass poison developed by the Central In telligence Agency have been found hidden in a Ft Detrick Md warehouse apparently in violation of a presidential or der the New York Times reported tod ay The poison apparently had been hidden there by a middle level CIA employe who disagreed with the order the Times quoted sources familiar with the matter assaying In 1969 President Richard Nixon ordered the destruction of stockpiles of certain toxins biological agents nerve gas and other chemical weapons The Times cited sources as saying that two containers of poison relatively small but with enough toxicity to destroy the population of a small city were saved from destruction How this happened is to be the subject of a hearing by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence next Tuesday A hearing had been announced but not its subject matter However the Times said that committee sources confirmed it would be about the poison According to the Times sources the poison is not a gas The Israeli installations on Umm Khisheib a 2500foot peak on the western slope of the Gidi Pass exemplify sur veillance technology at its most advanced Under the terms of the agreement Israel and Egypt are to maintain one sur veillance station each to provide longrange early warning the functions of visual and elec tronic surveillance only within their stations The United States is to establish three watch stations to provide short range early warning in the Mitla and Gidi passes to support the Israeli and Egyptian in stallations The assumption drawn by military sources from these terms of the American proposal is that the United Slay 21 In 1975 WASHINGTON UPI Bombing attacks in the United States and Puerto Rico killed 31 persons in the first seven months of this year 17 more than in the same period last year according to the FBI There were 206 injuries this year compared to 96 for the same period of 1974 the FBI said Monday The number of bombing incidents for the two periods also was from 1122 to 1178 Properly damage rose from million million shell fish The sources would not give the size of the con tainers or the amount of poison involved other than to ssy it was a mass poison that could wipe out the population of a small city The Times citing the sources said the containers were found by CIA officials earlier this year who reported it to the Senate committee and House panel investigating intelligence operations The committee asked that the poison not be destroyed until it could determine how control of the substance had broken down The committee also is reported to be investigating the role of the CIA in the development of such substances Welfare Rolls Drop Reported WASHINGTON U iJi uuuoai to iuai MIC umicu it j i O States will provide the equip Welfare rolls declined last May rp ment for the three stations The thc tirac sincc ay 1 GHCh Men Rescuers Fight ment for the three stations The Israelis the sources said are expected to move their elaborate surveillance systems from the Umm Khisheib station which is at the Western end of the Gidi Pass and hence in the United Nations buffer zone to a new location They are supplemented by light radar scanners that can hear the approach of men and vehicles at distances in excess of four miles and can estimate numbers Acoustic sensors onUmm Khisheib also are used to detect tanks or aircraft preparing for action 1974 the Department of Health Education and Welfare said today The number of persons receiving Aid to Families with Dependent Children totaled 11357442 in May the latest month for which national statistics are available 11607 fewer than in April Tombstone Stolen FT KNOX Ky UPI Army authorities report that the tombstone ftf Abraham Lincolns grandmother has been stolen from a cemetery TOKYO UPI A 100man rescue party today struggled to reach five men trapped 1100 feet underground in a cavein at a coal mine on Japans northern island of Hokkaido There was no word whether anyone sur vived Amin Li Rome ROME AP Ugandan President Idi Amin and his new wife Sarah arrived in Rome on their first stop of a European tour Officials said Amin would meet with Italian President Giovanai Leone and Pope Paul VI   

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