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   Brownwood Bulletin (Newspaper) - October 6, 1975, Brownwood, Texas                                GOOD AFTERNOON The biggest fire here in 10 yeafs did heavy damage at Whites Mines ift Bfownwood Sunday Se6 An armed robber took an undetermined amount of cash from the town and Country Pood Store on the Brady highway here early See KANSAS AP City officials say they believe striking firefighters are responsible for some of the 217 blazes which have erupted since city firefighters walked off their jobs Friday In a pay WASHINGTON SupremeCourt opens a new term today confronted with the Isfue of the con stitutionality of the new campaign finance a question that could profoundly affect the course of the 1976 presidential Additional funds for Brown County Child Welfare were approved by county com missioners this See page BDENOS Argentina AP In a daring coordinated leftist guerrillas attacked a provincial army garrison Sunday Ifi an abortive at tempt to steal then fled in a plane hijacked by ac leaving at least 29 dead by official Four Brownwood residents get in their two cents worth with letters to the editor See page WASHINGTON AP CIA attempts to kill Cubas Fidel Castro occurred under three presidents but there Is no hard evidence that any president authorized such according to the chairman of the Senate In telligence AUSTIN Longawaited impeachment trial of Judge Carrlllo of Duval County begins In the Texas Senate the states first such In 44 The Weather Mostly fair and continued mild through Brownwood Bulletin twelve Pages today fcrownwoodjexdj October Mo 304 Sunday City blames striking firemen in KC blazes By ROBERT Associated Press Writer KANSAS AP City officials say they believe striking firefighters are respon sible for some of the 217 blazes which have erupted since fire fighters walked off their jobs Friday in a pay Fire Director Frank Spink said there are strong in dications that arson was In volved In six fires over the and police reported one flrebomblng Sunday Spink said the city had asked surrounding communities which have mutual aid agreements with Kansas City Attorneys deny Paffy confessed WAY SAN FRANCISCO AP Attorneys for both sides in the Patricia Hearst case denied published reports today that the newspaper heiress has con fessed to several crimes In cluding a fatal bank robbery and has agreed to turn states A story in todays editions of the New York Post quoted sources familiar with the In terviews as saying Miss Hearst had confessed during talks with courtappointed psy chiatrists seeking to determine whether she Is mentally com The Post said Miss Hearst identified several persons who harbored her as a fugitive and agreed to testify against her terrorist comrades In return for immunity or special The report said Miss decided to cooperate with authorities after her Lee told her it was the only way to avoid a long prison This Is absolutely not said Albert a partner of when Informed of the Post Ive been the only attorney with her for the past week and she has not con fessed to She couldnt make a decision like that even If she wanted to because of the state shes Attorney James personally In charge of the Hearst termed the report a wild and said she has not offered to turn states I dont know anything about any statement that shes made to the Im not aware of any cooperation that shes extending or offering to the There have been no plea Spanish gunmen kill owner of Basque bar By FENTON WHEELER Associated Press Writer Spain AP Gunmen attacked a Basque bar in northern Spain and machine gunned the owner to death in apparent retaliation for the spectacular bombing deaths of three civil officials said Police said the Incident oc curred in a Bilbao industrial suburb a few hours after politi cal believed to be Basque killed the guardsmen by blasting their jeep with a remote control hurling the vehicle 60 feet In the Premier Carlos Arias Na varro called a special cabinet meeting today to consider the rising but a high offi cial predicted the government would not overreact by de claring a state of Police sources in Bilbao iden tified the latest victim as nacJo brother of two Basque guerrillas in wile In They said a group of men armed with pistols and machine guns shot Echave to death in his bar late Sunday then The attack was believed to be the work of an extreme right wing group called Guerrillas of Christ the blamed for more than 80 attacks on Basque owned businesses in retaliation for Basque separatist as sassinations of Saying the guerrillas were losing the struggle to bring down the 38yearold the official said the three new police killings Sunday in the troublesome northern Basque region would not provoke emer gency Three policemen were killed last week In he told the Associated No emergency was declared There Is a virtual state of war between the terrorists and the Retaliation by the terrorists Is terrible but we pect for fireflghting but got There we were and nobody would do He said union agreements in the other cities take precedent over the mutual aid Police Chief Joseph McNamara said many fires were deliberately not ran dom but wellplanned ar committed by people knowledgeable about Charles an attorney for the Kansas City firefighters denied that any union members were Involved in starting And Joe an international un ion vice said Mayor Charles Wheeler had made a clown out of by accusing the firefighters of arson and This la a cheap shot being aimed at the Nearly 800 National Guards men assisted hundreds of police public works employes and volunteers in battling some 50 fires Sunday more than 10 times the number usually re Wheeler dismissed 59 striking firefighters who refused to re port for duty Sunday calling the dismissals a test He said he expected to take no further action before a Jackson County Circuit Court hearing Thursday on the citys request for an injunction against the A spokesman for Local 42 of the International Association of Firefighters said its 858 mem bers voted 100 per Sunday to continue the None of Sunday nights fires were although several occurred in apartment build ings in older sections of the city and residents had to be evac No serious injuries were but a number of sub stitute firefighters were treated for smoke Police say several fire fighters have been arrested on traffic violations since the strike and flammable liquids have been found in their pos Wheeler said a grand jury will hear evidence soon on possible arson and some of the NOT qUJTEBrowp County United Way total was still abort of the goal and stood at this the final day of the is contribution and witnesses to be called are striking Union spokesman Robert Black said some 20 firefighters arrested on traffic charges have been denied release on bail until they were served with grand jury In seeking the Injunction to end the the city claims that the walkout is Illegal be cause state law prohibits public employe strikes and because firefighters previously agreed to work through May 1978 while the city council worked on a new Firefighters are seeking pay parity with city police a demand first stated In Firefighters currently start at annually and reach top pay of Police officers start at and earn top pay of Masked bandit gets cash at store here A masked bandit carrying a pistol held up the Town and Country Food Store on the Brady Highway early this morning and made away with an undetermined amount of cash from the according to Danny Brown County The incident occurred around The masked man apparently entered through a rear ordering the attendant to lie on the floor while the bandit opened the According to the sheriff the store attendant said the man left through the rear door and later both Neal and Deputy Sheriff Weathermen noted tire tracks at the rear of the building where a vehicle had apparently left at a high rate of BHOWNWOOD AREA Clear to partly cloudy through Mild tonight with lows in the high Tuesday in the Maximum temperature here Sunday overnight low Sunset today sunrise Tuesday THE MORNING AFTERSmoldering spattered with flames still flickering after Sunday nights inferno at Brown woods Whites Mines lay in an untidy heap this morning while Whites officials and electricians tried to make some estimate of damage from the The fire destroyed the primary and secondary crushing parts of the Bulletin Photo Blaze hits Whites Mines Tomorrow I a Blood Donor Day ollifs at the Brownwood Community Hospital Lab Noon Call 372 wan Appointment We had just met the state pollution standards for the state of Texas and then the whole dadgum thing burned up last sighed Bob manager of Whites Mines as he looked over the deep crevices and holes filled with conveyers and rubble still smoldering from Sunday nights blazing spectacle overlooking southwest Brownwoods biggest fire in 10 years did an undetermined amount of damage to the primary and secondary High court to eye campaign cash WASHINGTON AP With term in hasDitak after hia The court is considering the term does not legally Umita are also placed or WASHINGTON AP With Justice William Douglas ticlpating In all but a handful 9 its the Supreme Court today agreed to review a Missouri abortion control law end take on the politically tick lish issue of campaign who suffered strgfce jpt 31mowitsd bfnsh 9i the nations hjghejt cowl for tte flni time April 21 when he argiuM ta diHb cm much oj term in hospitals after his Among cases the court announced that It will hear were A challenge to the stitutionaJJty of spending limits and other campaign law change which will apply to the An appeal irara a tower cowt decision upholding a Mil ich ngwtg be Qttwr The court is considering which appeals to hear of those filed by a list of opponents ringing frpm conservative James Buckley 9 independ ent presidential candidate Eu gene Tin court is generally ex pected to give the campaign H nancing law an early the term does got legally begin until today the first Monday in In the campaign minor party representatives and oth ers have appealed a decision pj the cowt of Appeals in era Election Campaign Act passed last allow candidates to Know the rules Wore the campaign is well uoder Although the Jwtices spent all talt meeting In limits spending by candidates for presidential nominations to are also placed on spending by congressional can on political contribu tions end on expenditures by in dividual groups on behalf of The get also pro vides for partial public financ ing of presidential Appealing the circuit cowt decision m a former Democratic senator iron Mta dates In the cajnpajgn to ffl Mott PUbJtem Yerfc Civil crushing complex at one of Brownwoods oldest Authorities were investigating the scene this morning to see when operations can resume and at what The with flames leaping into the could be seen for miles It was first noticed by a highway patrolman on his night By the time firemen reached the the building was engulfed in According to assistant fire chief Burl Horton who was at the fire all firemen could not control the blaze but they managed to keep fames from spreading to other buildings of the AH the water available was from the booster trucks but according to even if there had been hydrants at the it would have been of no avail since the fire in the building was out of control before fireman Horton said the fire could have been caused by some electrical wiring since there was electrical arcing noted during the height of the But he added that the arcing could have caused by the fire the blaze from spreading by climbing the conveyors and cuting the belts with their One Bobby fell while cutting a con veyor He was not seriously Approximately 15 firemen and three trucks answered the call and a truck remained at the scene all There was still some smoke this It was a joint effort between See BLAZE on Page 2 Argentine rebels kill 29 in raid By ALFONSO CHARDY Associated Frew Writer BUENOS Argentina AP In a daring coordinated leftist guerrillas attacked a provincial army garrison Sunday in an abortive attempt to steal then fled in a hijacked leaving at least 29 dead by official Government troops today combed areas near 290 miles north of where the Montonero guerrillas left the plane after the raid on an faniry garrison in a small provincial capital w 18 soldiers were seriously h The army said the gov ernment dead were two offi u soldiers and a provin cial The newspaper ka Naclon re ported that the Montonsres had also tried to storm Formosa jail where a number of leftists were Imprisoned but wire drtv en back with 10 There was no official confirmation on jail The guerrillas surviving the garrison attack fought their to the fgaunt the New fln yet bm we R the tojjrcji said it u men sad 15 and held tte lift iri tittlm ntfW   

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