Danville Register, August 26, 1976

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August 26, 1976

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Danville Register, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1976, Danville, Virginia THE DANVILLE REGISTER 115 CAP LEASED WIRES ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTYE1GHT YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE DANVILLE VA THURSDAY MORNING AUGUST261976 APNEWSFEATURES PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS FinanciallyStrapped State Prisons Department Sends 28 To Denver Meet RICHMOND AP Gov Mills Godwin said Wednesday he will demand a full report on the decision of the Depart ment of Corrections to send 28 delegates to a prisons confer ence in Denver at state ex pense In a testy statement Ihe gov ernor said he hadnt known the delegation to the fourday con ference would be so large un til being told this afternoon The cost of sending that many people is an apparent digression from what has been accepted as state policy for re straining travel and reducing public expenditures Godwin said and added I am asking the director of the department for a full report on the matter which may war rant consideration of further limitations on travel privi leges The director of the correc tions department Jack F Davis is one of the 28 dele gates to the conference No figures were available Wednesday on what the total cost to the state will be but the price of air fare to Denver ajonc would total approximate ly Sate Secretary of Public Safety H Selwyn Smith said he felt the size of the state delega tion was excessive but con ceded his assessment was not an educated one Davis reached at the Denver Hilton Hotel told the Richmond News Leader by telephone that he doesnt think the delegation is too large This years Virginia delega tion Davis said is much small er than the delegation of 60 cor rections department employes who attended a similar confer ence in Houston in 1974 Davis said expenses of the delegates are being paid by the corrections department which has been strapped financially Smith who only recently be came secretary of public safety in Gov Mills Godwins cabinet said he considered taking steps to cut down on the delegations size when he first learned how many slate employes would at tend But he said he found that arrangements already had been made By comparison New York state sent three delegates to the conference Maryland three Georgia 12 and North Carolina 12 according to prisons offi cials on those states The conference sponsored by the American Correctional As sociation began last Sunday and is to end Thursday About See DELEGATION Page 2A 1 NORTH KOREAN DELEGATE MAKES PROPOSAL Waj Gen Han Ju kyong chief North Korean delegate to the Korean Military Armistice Commission proposes at the com Wednesday lhat ils and those of the United Nations Command be separated physically in the Pan munjpm truce village to prevent clashes like the one in which two American army officers were killed last week Man in background is unidentified AP Wirephoto SEATTLE AP Republi can vice presidential nominee Robert Dole said Wednesday there will be no blanket par don no blanket amnesty no blanket clemency from the Ford administration for Viet nam war deserters and draft evaders The Kansas senator told 4000 delegates to the American Le gion National Convention that Democratic presidential nomi nee Jimmy Carter confused the issue when he told delegates to the same convention 24 hours earlier pardon yes amnesty no There is no difference be tween amnesty and pardon Dole said Dole also attacked Carters defense spending proposals and promised that President Ford intends to spend billion on medical care for veterans next spring At a news conference earlier Dole said Carter is running against his own party when he attacks the federal bureaucracv bigspending program He also said Republicans must face Watergate as a factor in the presidential campaign hut Ford deserves credit for restor ing confidence in leadership In his American Legion speech Dole a World War II veteran who lost the use of his right arm from battlefield in juries quoted the Carter re marks which were greeted by shouts of No no no when the former Georgia governor addressed the convention Tues day Yesterday one of your speakers stated I do not favor a blanket amnesty but for those who violated selective service laws I intend to grant a blanket pardon amnesty means that what you did is right A pardon means that what you did right or wrong is forgiven Dole quoted Carter as saying Let there be no confusion as to President Fords position on this issue It is unequivocal and applies equally to draft evaders and deserters no blanket pardon no blanket am nesty no blanket clemency Dole said receiving his one standing ovation of the speech NOT FOR PARDON Republican vice deserters and draft evaders Dole spoke to the presidential nominee Robert Dole said Wed American Legion National Convention in Seat nesday there will be no blanket pardon no fe where 24 hours earlier Democratic blanket amnesty no blanket clemency from presidential candidate Jimmy Carter said the Ford administration for Vietnam war pardonyes amnestyno CAP Wirephoto There Will Be No Amnesty Clemency The platform adopted at the Republican National Convention in Kansas City last week makes no mention of the pardonam nestyclemency issue Dole responded to Watergate questions at a news conference between a SiOOaplate Republi can breakfast and a tour of a Veterans Administration hospi tal Weve got to face up to it It did occur in a Republican ad See DOLE Page 7A Baker Replaces Morton As Chairman shuffles His Campaign Separation Of Security Areas Suggested US To Studv North Korean Plan PANMUNJOM Korea AP The United States pressed North Korea Wednesday to punish the soldiers who killed two Americans at Panmunjom a week ago and at the same lime agreed to study a North Korean proposal for physical separation of allied and Com munist guards at this truce village Some Western diplomats said the North Korean proposal made in earlier Tears by the United States could help defuse the tense situation on the Korean penin sula AJlied and Communist troops have been on alert since Ihe two US Army officers were slain a week ago in a dispute over pruning a tree The United States has beefed up its naval and air forces in Ihe area North Korean Maj Gen Han Jukyong proposed the guard separation plan during a 48 minule formal session of Ihe joint alliedCommunist military armistice commission Study No 380 since Ihe truce was signed in 1953 The general accompanied to the meeting by goosestepping guards made one of the mild est North Korean speeches ever heard here even leaving out the label of U S imperialist aggressors It is new time for you to always used in the past for the make specific efforts To be allied side specific in light of the brutal Han also read out a message murder of the UN Command J officers we have called for GOOD MORNING Four Sec Pagea Section Page Amusements D 8 Classified Ads D 6 Comks D 7 Crossword Puzzle B 3 Editorials A B Local News B 13 Markets B 6 Sports D 15 Womens News C 3 conveyed privately last week in which North Korean ruler Kim Ilsung termed the Aug 18 Panmunjom clash regrettable and urged both sides to avoid such incidents in the future US Rear Adm Mark P Frudden chief delegate of the JSled United Nations Com mand said Kims statement was a positive step and the separation plan may be a positive step and would be studied But still he said Your response is un satisfactory because it men tioned no concrete action to make amends for the slayings Frudden said the allies de mand punishment of those re ponsible for the killing and or ders to North Korean troops against physical contact with or obstructing the movement of allied guards at Pan munjom The admiral also in sisted on assurances of allied freedom of movement in the area as guaranteed by the ar mistice agreement we punishment of those respon sibleforthisaction The North Koreans did not reply More meetings are pos sible in the near future Ever since the truce was signed guards from both sides have been free to move any where in the Panmunjom joint security area about 850 yards in diameter There have been exchanges of insults and pun ches but the first fatal clash came only last Wednesday when 30 North Korean guards attacked 10 US and South Ko rean soldiers beating Maj Ar thur Bonifas of Newburgh NY and 1st Lt Mark Barrett of Columbia SC to death with axes and clubs Hans proposal was that in the future North Korean guar ds stay north and Americans and South Koreans south of the military demarcation line that bisects Panmunjom the con ference room and the table where the two sides faced each other By CHRIS FRENCH Associated Press Writer President Ford reshuffled the leadership of his campaign staff Wednesday naming James Bakerto succeed Ro gers CB Morton as chairman Ford said Baker his chief delegate counter at the Kansas City convention will become head of the President Ford Committee and Morton who led the campaign through the convention would become chairman of a steering com mittee with as of now unspeci fied duties I think its a great earn Ford said The President also announced he has chosen Dean Burch and William Rsckelshaus two vet eran GOP political figures to handle negotiations with repre sentatives of Democrat Jimmy Carter on the planning of tele vised debates between Ihe pres idential candidates Meanwhile Carter spoke at the Iowa State Fair criticizing Secretary of Agriculture Earl Bulz as a supporter of big agri cultural businesses lacking un derstanding and support for sniElI farmers We need a president and a secretary of agriculture vto STAFF CHANGES President Ford today announced changes in his reelection com mittee at a news briefing at Vail Colorado Jim Baker left replaces Rogers Morton as Chair undeistand the problems of the family farmer and the con sumer and if I am elected were going to have both said Carter a peanut farmer But Alan Grant president of man of the Ford Election Committee Rogers Morton will become Chairman of the Ford Steering Committee AP Wirephoto the American Farm Bureau Federation said earlier that if Carter criticized Butz and the Ford farm policies it might backfire Most farmers are for Earl Butz because of his attitude to ward farming and the free market system said Grant whose membership includes 25 See FORD Page 7A More Security Less Arms Day an Says U S Should Cut Its Military Aid To Israel DANIEL SCHORR House Panel Will Subpoena Schorr During Probe Of Leak WASHINGTON AP The House Ethics Committee voted Wednesday to subpoena CBS correspondent Daniel Schorr in an effort to find out who leaked the secret House Intelligence Committee report to him In Los Angeles Schorr said he wuH appear before the panel if subpoenaed but would not reveal his source Chairman John Flynt said the Constitution guarantees free dom of the press Schorr has acknowledged he was responsible for publication of the report by the Village Voice a New York weekly last February after the House or dered the report kept secret Flynt EK3a said Ihe com mittee also authorized him to subpoena Clay Felker publish er of the Village Voice Aaran Latham and Shelly Zalaznick a writer and editorial director re spectively of New York maga zine which Felker also piib iishes Flynt said the committee voted 10 to 2 to subpoena 18 more former members of the See SCHORR Page 7A TEL AVIV Israel fAP The United States should re duce military aid to Israel de escalate the Middle East arms race and work for a new Arab Israeli agreement to end the formal state of war former Defense Minister Moshe Dayan said Wednesday There must be a way of coming down the hill of dees calating the patcheyed Is raeli hero of the 1967 sixday war said in an interview with The Associated Press The only solution is not to give us more arms for our se curity but to give us more se curity so we can have less ar ms If I could go to America and make a suggestion would say Cut the billions of dol lars and provide us with an endofwar commitment from Egypt he said But he added that Israel must have a nuclear option to offset the numerical superi ority of the Arab states and their financial capability to buy weaponry With three million people you cant have 10000 tanks We have to have the means to threaten them the Arabs and deter them said Dayan in a wideranging talk in the back yard of his home Although out of government for two years Dayan now 60 attracts a wide political follow ing and retains his seat in the Knesset Israels parliament H is not known however how much influence if any he holds in government quarters He is regarded as the archi tect of Israels lightning vic tory in the 1967 war and remains for many Israelis a military hero But Israel was caught unprepared and suf fered early setbacks in the war of October 1973 when Dayan was defense minister His reputation was tarnished and his career in the highest ranks of government ended Dayan now is loner in Israeli politics A year ago he defied his Labor party and voted against ratification of the trace accord with Egypt mediated through Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger Some Laoorites wanted to expel him from the party Dayan who said he has no desire to reenter the govern ment still is critical of the agreement He said Israel should have rejected any ac cord that did not commit the Arabs to end the state of belljg erency We missed an essential oj See DAYAN Page 2A HOT HUMID WEATHER POLICE RESCUERS ON THE BEAM A woman iden if led as Linda Oliveri 25 of Brooklyn is lowered from beam 230 feet above he East River in New York by police rescuers Mrs Oliveri stopped traffic on Brooklyn Bridge for a halfhour as she threatened to leap before being pulled to safety AP Wirephoto and 8 to 3 to subpoena three other witnesses to testify Sept 15 In a statement the network newsman replied If subpoe naed I will appear but in ap pearing I will under no circum stances disclose or discuss my sources I fee that I have a moral and professional obliga tion to protect my source and hi so doing T rest on my First Amendment rights The First Amendment to the Prices For GM 1977 Cars Are Up Average Including Options DETROIT AP Retail prices for General Motors 1977mode cars including op tions have been increased an average or 59 per cent over comparably equipped 1976 autos the company an nounced Wednesday GM the first of the carma kers to disclose prices for its new fall models said the in crease includes in the manufacturers suggested retail base price and for op tions The new prices mean the av erage 1977 GM ear including options but not counting axes or dealer discounts will cost consumers about versus for a comparable 1976 model Nearly represents options Ford Motor Co Chrysler Corp and American Motors Corp are expected to follow the lead of GM when they an nounce fall prices in the next few weeks GM traditionally is the industrys price setter be cause it controls more than See GM Page 7A Rtadinp From Station VIRGINIA Hazy warm and humid through Friday A chance of thunderstorms over the western half of the state Thw sday and eastward to the coast Rrday Highs Thursday and Friday in the to near Lows Tnwsday night in the to the low Tfts NORTH CAROLINA Partly ctarfy with scattered mainly aftermwn and evening thun dershowers threogh Friday most numerknts in the western sections Highs Thursday and Friday mostly in the 88s 24hour precipUatfen Thereby night m the apper Jte to the middle in tfce mm tains to the tow 78s in the ewt DOWNTOWN WEATffiR LOG Hour 7pm 9pm U pm I am Temp SS 81 77 Btr 3128 TKwaby 73 low to i am m ;