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   The Times Recorder (Newspaper) - December 16, 1973, Zanesville, Ohio                        The Times Recorder 110th 276 72 Pages 6 Sections Zanesville Ohio, Sunday, December Twenty Cents Good Reading On "The Inside Sunday Special Zeroes In On Energy Crisis 10-A Quaint Stoves Require Good Firewood 1-D New Jail Resisted By Some In City s-C Profile Features Mrs. Linda Moody 8-B Grow Your Own Fruits and Vegetables 9-B Britain Braces Again LONDON (UPI) Shoppers frightened by the prospect of rationing in Britain's worst economic crisis since the depression of the 1930's over- whelmed stores throughout the country Saturday in a pre- Christmas buying spree. Department store managers said they expected to ring up record sales in what one called a "spend and forget" buying binge. With all tram services in southern England halted Satur- day in a growing work slowdown by locomotive en- gineers, cars jammed the high- ways and city streets, burning up precious supplies of gasoline. "It is developing into queues of cars going around in circles with nowhere to an Automobile Association spokes- man said. "We are going to see some gigantic traffic jams before the day ends." The outburst of buying came in reaction to Prime Minister Edward Heath's decision to impose a three-day work week or 35 per cent electricity reduction to industry in an effort to avert a total break- down in Britain's power sup- plies. Businessmen said the public generally believes the energy- conserving measures will severely curtail production and lead to widespread shortages and possible rationing. "People are frightened about tomorrow and seem to be trying to drown their fears by buying everything in a store manager -on London's Oxford Street, a main shopping thoroughfare, said "Our sales have shot up almost 22 per cent. It's spend and forget." Daylight Savings Time Gets Presidential OK Generates His Own Electricity Sitting pretty is Lawrence Smith, 58, a local1 electrician, who five years ago built his own hydro-electric power plant. Spending nearly, Smith constructed a 15-foot high across the outlet of Little Sebago Lake, com- plete with power house and turbine that delivers 25 kilowatts an hour. That is more than he uses in his all electric home in the background. 'Running now for some five years, Smith says, "when you have your own powerhouse, you tend to leave the lights on." European Summit Meeting Urges Arab Cooperation COPENHAGEN (UPI) The nine-nation European summit conference told the Arabs Saturday Europe is willing to cooperate economically, but warned them Dispi Doctor To Disprove 'Racial Intelligence9 MIAMI (UPI) A doctor who developed his daughter's intelligence to genius level with experimental teaching, said Saturday he wants to do the same to two infants from a Stone Age tribe to disprove theories that intelligence is based on race. The physician said he has asked the Philippine govern- ment tov let him educate two children from the primitive Tasaday tribe by the same methods he educated his who became a Storm Hits East Half Of Nation By United Press International A powerful storm rumbled over the eastern portion of the nation Saturday, triggering heavy snow warnings and travelers' advisories. Snow fall from the Great Lakes region through northern and central Illinois over por- tions of the Ohio Valley and into the central and northern Appalachians. Warnings for snowfalls of four more inches were in effect for West Virginia, western Maryland and northwestern Virginia. Winter storm or heavy snow watchers were in effect for portions of Pennsyl- vania, Maryland and Virginia and travelers' advisories were continued over Ohio, western Pennsylvania, Indiana and east- ern Tennessee. Travelers' warnings also were in effect for Kentucky and the mountains of northwestern North Carolina. Rain dampened the southern Atlantic coast states, with scattered thunderstorms over the eastern and central Gulf Coast region. Early afternoon tem- peratures ranged from 11 below zero at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota to 81 at West Palm Beach, Fla. college math teacher at age 15. Dr. Aaron Stern won national attention for his "total immer- sion" experiments on his own daughter. He said he wants to test the theories on two children from the Tasadays, a tribe of 25 with a Stone Age culture discovered in 1971 in a southern Philippine rain forest. "Within six months, I will be able to disarm my most ardent critics. I am confident these children will soon reach the intellectual levels of their American Stern said. He said his proposed two- year experiment in his home would provide' irrefutable evidence that the theories held by Dr Arthur Jensen, an education psychologist at the University of California at Berkley, and Nobel Prize winner Dr. William Shockley are wrong. Jensen and Shockley have maintained that race deter- mine intellectual capacity and that blacks are inherently inferior to whites as a result of genetic difference. Stern's 21-year-old daughter, Edith, was exposed since early childhood to a steady diet of scholarship. At age 2, she began to read and by the time she was five, she had absorbed the 24-volume Encyclopedia Bnttanica. She became a college math instructor at the age of 15 and is now working as a scientist with IBM in Boca Raton, Fla. Stern, who recently returned from a three-month lecture tour, said the State Department had expressed interest in his proposal. "If I get no financial support, I'll pay it all he said According to Stern, the Philippine government has overcome its initial objections and is requiring him to prove that he is financially capable of providing for medical care and support for the infants. He has been asked to put up bond. against wielding their oil weapon too hard. The formal reply to Arab demands for more European cooperation and greater pres- sure for Israel's withdrawal from occupied lands was delivered to four Arab envoys Saturday afternoon. "Danish Foreign Minister K.B. Andersen, speaking for the summit, said Europe wanted "close cooperation" with the Arabs, "but this cannot be carried out if our attention is constantly disturbed by measures directed against a reference to Europe's suffering because of Arab oil cutbacks. "Your measures may have a negative effect from your point of view." Presidents, premiers and foreign ministers of the nine- nation European Common Mar- ket, meanwhile, raced to finish their talks on greater European unity. The summit meeting, side- tracked by the gate-crashing Arabs, wanted to set up Homosexuals Are Free Of Stigma WASHINGTON (UPI) In what may be a landmark decision, the trustees of..the American Psychiatric Associa- tion (APA) ruled Saturday that homosexuality will no longer be considered a "mental disor- der" in the association's of- ficial manual. The vote of the 19-member board, described by homosexu- al activists as a- "psychiatric was unanimous with two abstentions. Dr. Alfred M. Freedman, the APA president, said the ruling will make it easier for homosexuals to get help if they want it and will reduce discrimination against those who do not. machinery for crisis manage- ment to give Europe a firmer voice in future international emergencies. It also groped for a joint policy on the emergency crisis but found itself divided on immediate concrete commit- ments, including the recent proposal from U.SrSecretary of State Henry A. Kissinger for an American European-Japanese energy crash program. Some of the Europeans suspected France and Britain of seeking secret deals with the Arabs to secure their oil sup- plies. The positive summit reply lo the Arabs temporarily ended the drama caused by the surprise intervention of the four Arab ministers from Tunisia, Algeria, Sudan and the United Arab Emirates with demands from oil-thirsty Europe for wide-ranging economic and technological cooperation and more action against Israel. The Arabs made these demands at a dawn meeting with the foreign ministers of the Common Market nations and asked for a quick response. The summit conference in- structed Andersen as chairman of the meeting to hand the Arabs the reply offering Euro- pe's readiness to cooperate and reaffirming its recent strong resolution of Nov. 6 which called for Israeli withdrawal from occupied Arab territory But with the offer went a warning that continued use of the oil weapon might boome- rang and cause the Arabs damage in the long run The Common Market undertook to study the Arabs demands more closely in the future .'As a lurther gesture of goodwill, Danish Premier Anker Jorgensen paid a "courtesy visit" to the Arab envoys to underscore the summit's response. He went to meet them at Christiansborg Palace. Inside The Times Recorder Jage Sec. Builders Page Classified Pages Crossword Puzzle Deaths and Funerals Feature Page Gift of Roses Deron Mikal 2-3 News 6-9 5 Of Week 4 .1 4 10 In Review 10 1-4 5 8 6 WASHINGTON (UPI) President Nixon Saturday signed legislation putting most of the nation on year-round Daylight Saving Time to save energy and authorized the use of Internal Reve'nue Service agents to enforce fuel allocation rules. Postponing his annual physi- cal checkup until sometime next week, the President met for one hour with administra- tion energy chief William E. Simon and his deputy. John C. Sawhill. Simon announced the beefed up enforcement actions at a news conference after the meeting The Daylight Saving Time bill, a compromise passed Friday by Ihe House and Senate, would go into effect at 2 a.m Jan. 6, and conlinue until October. 1975. II was designed lo save, some energy expended for lighting and heating. Simon, who said he had given Nixon a "very positive report" on the government's energy conservation program, an- nounced thai Ihe 2.000 IRS agents would begin immediale- ly to enforce the allocation system and crack down on price gouging. The agents have been assigned on a full-time basis for the next six months, he said. Only a few hours after the House gave morning approval to its much-amended version of an emergency energy powers bill, t-he Presi- dent made it official thai Ihe nalion would go on Daylight Saving Time Ihroughoul the year for Ihe firsl lime since Truck Traffic Moves By United Press International The independenl Iruckers' prolest againsl high fuel prices and lowered speed limils dwindled lo a few spols around Ihe counlry Salurday. A nalion- al spokesman for drivers predicted lhat truck Iraffic "should be almosl back lo normal" by Monday. Scattered vandalism and vio- Four automobiles containing about 20 truckers stopped at the Certified Service Station at 1420 West Main street at a.m. Saturday and the diesel pumps at the station were closed immediately according lo Ptl. Bill Fulton. Pairolninn Fulton said Patrolmen Ed Ballinger and Ora Woods went to the slalion and "invited" the men to leave- town which they did without resorting to violence or threats. Fulton said the group came troni Columbus and continued on to the east, lencc thai marked the two-day protest continued Michael Parkhurst, editor and publisher of "Overdrive" magazine, said in Washington Saturday lhat most of the drivers who stayed off the road Thursday and Friday would be behind the wheel Monday, allhough "a few guys will want to show how gutsy they arc for another two or three days Parkhurst said he I bought the shuldown "made Ihe public sympathetic to the truckers' phfihl Page Sec. World War II. He signed a compromise bill, passed Friday by the House and Senate, ordering that clocks be advanced by one hour effective at 2 a.m. Sunday, Jan. (i, for nearly two years October. 1975 an energy conservalion measure. Nixon said this would save Ihe equivalent of barrels of oil daily during the winter "wilh only a minimum of in- convenience and equal parlicipalion by all." Daylighl Saving Time, nor- mally used during Ihe summer monlhs, would lend to reduce demands for eleclrical lighling and healing in Ihe evenings by artificially creating an extra hour of daylight, Weather A B D B D C A FORECAST Travelers advisory today. Cloudy, windy and colder with snow flurries likely. High today in upper teens to middle 20s. Low to 18. (Details on Page 4-D) He Wants To Go Home For Christmas ANGOLA, La (UPI) The green paint is chipped and peeling on the metal door of the Angola prison dormitory called Oak I. Inside 60 barracks beds are lined in rows on the con- crete floor Two dark-haired young girls smile from color snapshots over the firsl bed in the top row. Those are Robert E. Apa- blaza's daughters and his desire to see them brought him from New York back to Louisiana where a 50-year prison sentence for sale of marijuana awaited him "I didn't figure they would bother me if I stayed out of trouble, didn't cause any trouble or anything like said Apablaea, 37. Apablaza 'was convicted of the sale of worth of marijuana in 1968 in New Orleans and was sentenced to 50 years in prison. But before he could be taken to Angola he escaped, climbing through the roof of the crum- bling Orleans Parish Prison with 20 other inmates. Apablaza went back to his native New York and was working at odd jobs when the FBI caught up with him in 1970 U and arrcsled him on a fugilive warrant While Apablaza waited al- most Iwo .years in jail his al- torneys delayed his return to Louisiana and then were successful in having Ihe exlra- dition proceedings dropped Apablaza, who had served senlences for altempled bur- glary and petty larceny in New York prior to his marijuana case in Louisiana, stayed in New York for more than a year working as a laborer and house painter But in February. 1973. he returned to Louisiana to see his daughters Apablaea said he knew that he could still be sent to prison if he returned, but he said ex- wife would not send the Iwo and nine years old sec him "I gol off the bus, took a shower at the bus slalicm, changed and Ihen walked up lo the house and I gol arresled Ihere. "They arresled me nghl outside the door about 10 minutes after I was there I did gel to see my daughters though The legislation exempts Ha- waii, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Indiana, and allows the dozen states straddling two lime zones to adopt a uniform statewide time At the bill-signing, Nixon urged Congress to act swiftly on other emergency legislation before it begins its scheduled Christmas recess next Friday But congressional sources predicted long, tough negotia- tions between the House and Senate lo compromise their versions of legislation Nixon requested Nov. 8 for sweeping authority to deal with the energy crisis. Among the major sticking points in the House bill ap- proved at a.m. Saturday were a ban on gasoline for pupil busing beyond neighborhood schools and a requirement that Nixon submit all energy saving programs for congressional approval. Neither provision ia in the Senate bill, which would empower Nixon lo act at his discretion, subject to a congressional veto within 15 days As for the truckers' work stoppage, Parkhurst said long distance truck traffic "should be almost back to normal" on Monday, with only local pockets of resistance. Parkhurst, basing his predic- tion on checks Saturday with truckers and truck stops in 10 states, said the major holdouts to ending the strike would be in Old Washington, Ohio: Denver, Colo., and in Lamar. Pa., where, according to Parkhurst. J W. "River Rat" Edwards heads a group of about 55 followers. Edwards earlier disputed Brinegar's prediction of a weekend resumption of truck traffic. "Secretary Brmegar does not speak for the Edwards said. "At this time there has been nothing settled." Although reduced speed li- mits is a prime complaint of the drivers, the Senate approved a bill Friday that would force a maximum nationwide limit of 55 miles per hour or threaten noncomplying states with loss of federal highway aid Mid-East Peace Is Hopeful In Kissinger-Syrian Talks By United Press International U.S. and Egyptian officials announced Saturday the Gene- va Middle East peace confer- ence has been postponed until next Friday. It had been scheduled to begin Tuesday, but a U.S. official said it will be delayed by crucial talks with Israel. In Amman, Jordan, an American official traveling with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on his seven-nation tour of the Middle East told newsmen the opening of the peace conference would be postponed because of matters that Kissinger has to take up with Israel The official would not elabo- rate further. Kissinger, who arrived in the Jordanian capital after more than seven hours of talks with Syrian President Hafez Assad in Damascus, was to confer in Tel Aviv with Israeli leaders Sunday. In Cairo, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ismail Fahmi an- nounced the postponement for his government. Fahmi said the opening of the session would be delayed "in view of the contacts going on now lo prepare for the Middle East News Agency reported. Diplomatic sources in Cairo said Saturday night that the delay was caused by Israel's failure to define its stand on the international conference. The sources ascribed the delay to two factors: fact that Israel has not made it clear whether it will attend the talks, although the Israeli cabinet held'a lengthy meeting Friday. at the United Nations that produced Saturday night's Security Council resolution making Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim the con- ference's presiding officer. The superpowers abstained from voting on the resolution. In Jerusalem, a foreign ministry spokesman said late Saturday it was impossible to respond yet to the announ- cements. "As you know, we first have the cabinet meeting Sunday and there is still Kissinger's arrival after that." The cabinet meeting will be the con- tinuation of a session begun Friday, devoted to preparing the Israeli stance on the con- ference. Israeli leaders have been reluctant to go to the Geneva talks because of Syria's refusal to hand over a list of Israeli prisoners of war. U S. officials refused to state whether or not Kissinger discussed the prison- er of war issue with Assad. An American official said the Soviet Union has informed the United States that Moscow has been urging the Syrians to release the Israeli prisoners. Kissinger, who noted he was the first American cabinet, officer to visit Syria in 20 years first since the late John Foster Dulles in "It won't be another 20 years before a Secretary of State comes back here." News Digest Train Is Robbed J. Paul Getty III Free On Ransom CATANIA, Sicily (UPI) A gang of robbers armed with machincguns and pistols held up a train near Ml. Etna Saturday, wounded a policeman in a gunbattle and fled with about 10 sacks of cash and money orders, police said. Nader Has Tapes WASHINGTON (UPI) A lawyer for Ralph Nader has oblained a tape of Presidenl Nixon's controversial March 23, 1971, meeting with dairy leaders key point in a suit charging the ad- ministration increased milk supports in exchange for huge cam- paign gifts. Soldier Killed BONN Germany (UPI) A young American soldier killed three of Ins barracks mates and wounded a third in a shooting at a Hawk antiaircraft base east of Heidelberg early Saturday, a spokesman for Ihc U.S. Army in Europe said. Onasis To Build BRETTON WOODS, N II. (UPI) Aristotle Onassis hopes to begin construction of a million oil refinery next year in New Hampshire, according to Gov. Meldrim Thomson. ROME (UPI) J. Paul Getty III hugged his mother, devoured a plate of buttered spaghetti and entered a private clinic in Rome Saturday. The Skylab Hesitates HOUSTON (UPI) Little spinning wheels in a gyroscope that keeps Skylab flying on course hesitated again Saturday, prompting cautious flight controllers to cancel a planned roll of the spacecraft to photograph Comet Kohoutek .1. PAUL (JETTY Viet Communist Ambush Branded As 'Despicable' I guess my ex-wife must have- called Ihcm (the police) that's the only thing I can Ihmk of." William Hcllcrstcin, Apa- blaza's lawyer from the New York aid Socicly, took Apablaza's case before the Ivouisiana Pardons Board Nov 7 Hellcrstein said he hopes his client will be released before Christmas. Apablaza is asking Ihe board lo reduce his sentence to the almost four years he has already spent in ]ail on the charge WASHINGTON (UPI) De- fense Secretary James R Schlesmgcr Saturday branded as "very rlearly a despicable act" the Communist ambush of a mercy-mission helicopter in South Vietnam, and threatened unspecified U S retaliation if such attacks continue The State Department also denounced the attack, in which an American officer was killed, as "contemptible" and especially since the Communists, wore notified of the mission in advance. The unarmed helicopter, which Schlesmger said was clearly marker! as a nonhoslile aircraft, was carrying lour U S Army personnel and three South Vietnamese on a search for the body of an American serviceman believed killed in The copter was one of three forced clown Friday only 12 miles from Saigon U.S officials said Capt Richard M Roes. 32, of Kent. Ohio, was killed "in cold blood" by Communist riflemen after the helicopter touched down and RCCF raised his arms in surrender Re.es was the second American killed since the Jan. 21 Vietnam ccnse-fire The wounded Americans wore lister) as 1st LI Ben C Klfrmk, son of Mr and Mrs Clifford II Ellrmk of Isabel, S D anrl whose wife resides in Thailand, Spec 4 Randal! J Nash, son of Mr and Mrs James Nash of Amarillo, Tex.; Sgt 1 C Ronnie L Watson, whose wife, Rossannd, lives at Fort Pierce, Fla., Sgt Herman C. Ballard, son of Don R Ballard of Columbus, Ohio One South Vietnamese also was killed in the nmbush of the Ihree helicopters, and seven other mission members were wounded "This was very clearly a despicable act in shooting down an unarmed helicopter en- gaged, in effect, in what was a mercy Schlcsmger said. "We will indicate our sub- stantial displeasure to (he other side, but we will not cease Ihe searcn for the missing in ac- tion. We will see if this wns an erratic episode or whether it was something more "If it means something more if it was not a true accident I believe we should be prepared to take necessary measures." Schlesmger said He did not elaborate He said the helicopter "was clearly marked" with the orange identifying stripes ot the Joint Casualty Resolution f'enter, the group charged with accounting for the US servicemen still listed ..is missing in Southeast Asia The Slate Department said it was "the latest and most contemptible ol n series of violations by the Communist side" of the Jan i7 cease-fire accords In a speech to state national officers of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, Schlcs- ingcr accused the North Viet- namese of "massive violations" ol the Indochina accords With enough Communist troops in South Vietnam to launch a major offensive, he said ihc level of fighting was bound lo increase. But he warned Hanoi it must still reckon with the possibility of U S inlervcntion if the conflict gets loo intense hippie youth, his right ear missing, was freed by kidnap- ers for a million ransom after five months in captivity. "I am Paul Getty, Getty reportedly told police when he was discovered stand- ing in a freezing rain. "Can you give me a cigarette? Look, they've cut off my ear." Getty, whose right car had been severed by his kidnapers, was released before dawn Saturday near (he small town of Lagonegro 100 miles south of Naples. A million ransom had been paid in installments by his grandfather, oil bil- lionaire J. Paul Getty. The 17-yenr-old youth was found standing in a gas station, wearing only a black pullover sweater, gray pants and snea- kers He. was taken to the Lagonegro police station and fed a plate oi spaghetti and coffee. His mother, Gail Harris, sped to the town from her Home apartment and greeted him with hugs, kisses and tears "Il's all young Getty said "Only now can I start to live Mrs. Harris said "I always believed you." With a police escort, they were driven to Rome by Fer- nando Masone chief of an Italian police unit known as the Flying Squad. The young Getty, his head bandaged by a doctor, entered a private clinic Doctors said that except lor numbness from Ihc cold, he appeared to be in good condition "He is still in ,1 stale ot shock even 
                            

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