Valley News, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1973, Van Nuys, California TODAY'S WEATHER skies aad temperatures forecast Highs will be u the 7fe in the er Ms. APCD predicts tight She 174 PAGES News WEST VALLEY EDITION and GREEN SHEET Established 1911 c5 B I 3 VOL. 51 HOME DELIVERY BY CARRIER bUN 1.25 t OCTOBER 11, 1973 340-0560 342-6101 786-7111 lOc Copy Vice President Agnew Pleads No Contest to Tax Charge SP Right of Way Offered for Bus Line Compiled iron the wires of United fnx International Israel said yesterday it offensive against Egypt and in the Middle East f 7 Israeli Air Force planes flew missive at- tacks on Syria and Egypt ana carried war into the northern Syrian cities oj and Israeli troops were pushing into Syria and driving the Egyptians back toward the Israel had conceded the loss of east bank of the Suez Canal and the Bar Lev defense line at the Israel s worst military setback in 25 Iraq indicated it was entering the war on the side of the Arabs and said its planes already had taken part in attacks on the Suez and Golan Heights 7 r Important wire news will be found on page Hussein of Jordan called up reserves ol the present and it appeared Jordan might loin the war The Arabs have reported destroying more than 200 Israeli planes in five days of fighting and Israel ski it shot down 17 Syrian in dogfights over Say Expressway Would Run from Chatsworth Area a Syrian government sources in Damascus said the Israeli air raids on Horns yesterday of women and Syria 200 sons were killed or wounded when Israel hit Victims included six Russians killed at the Russian Cultural Center In President Richard Nixon discussed the bloody Middle East fighting Avith top congressional leaders of tooth parties yesterday and was given what one described as unanimous endorsement of efforts to end the No details were immediately available on specific information given by administration including Secretary of State Henry A. but one of the Doctors in have found a novel way to stop compulsive gambler William Davies from ting his money where his mouth Davies pick out horses twice a Davies said of his they let me listen to the race When I get excited a doctor or nurses presses a button which gives me an unpleasant electric shock through the brings me down to earth every he I am getting to hate racing and all that goes with Sen. 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William man of the Senate foreign relations think they are making a general effort to bring it to an early end and establish a basis for a more permanent peace 1 find no fault with what they are attempting to do In related negotiations on Arab de- mands for a 66S increase in the price of crude oil charged to western oil companies were interrupted in Vienna yesterday and no date has been set a re- of the an oil company spokesman said And Transportation Secretary Claude S. yesterday said if the War is fuel Continued on Page 33 TODAY'S NEWS INDEX Jock Anderson Classified Crossword Employment Q A Happenings for the Handicapped Kanter on Polka Job Opportunities One Man's View Pork Senior Today Page 1-16 8-4S Page B- 17 Pate Pate C-l Pate Pate 4 M Paso 1 HHH Page 1-43 Television Turning It On Record Page West Center Pote Women Your JUNIOR SCHOOLS Nobel 1-10 1-41 John Pete The Railroad stepped forward this week with an to metropolitan Los Angeles public transit needs by selling or leasing a strip of a 16-mile brarch line in the San Fernando Valley for development as an express The made the ofter as an to demands from cal political leaders that it permit commuter trains to be operated during rush hours along its main line through the San Fernando Valley to downtown Los The SP proposal would involve construction of a busway through the heart of the Valley from worth to North where it would link up with the Hollywood for the balance of the route to the central The system would be similar to the tal busway on the San Bernard ino Freeway where express buses el at an average of 60 miles an The Valley busway would tie in a plan being developed by the State Transportation Dept. for a s a 1 led system to speed buses Continued on Page 20 Warm Day Predicted Sunny ikies and er temperatures are pre- today in the according to the National Weather Service Highs will be in the 70s or low 30s, lows in the or 50s. Weather Station in Van recorded a high temperature day of 83 degrees and a low of 47 Tuesday's high was 7 the low 44 The Air Pollution Con- t r o 1 District predicted light smog in the West San Gabriel jiKi central of Los Angeles issued the mg forecast for conditions Ozone maximum of 15 parts per million in the central and San Gabriel Valley and to ppm where in the Smog effects light in Continued on Page 33 Increases in Food Prices to Experts Say Expect Meat Cost Decrease But Milk Items May Grow Scarce By RUTH CROFT Valley housewives will continue to battle the budget through the end of the it be- cause further price in- creases most foods are predicted a supermarket industry re- search This gloomy forecast was made Tuesday in Los Angeles a press briefing called by the Market assembled leading commodity experts to give their outlook for food prices during the final quarter of 1973. T li e only immediate blight spot on the con- sumer scene came from remarks made by Richard president of the American Meat who maintained that meat supplies for the balance ot the year will be prices far below those of recent over the worst Lyng in 1974 there might be a falling off of supplies due to price control dis- last but there should be increasing in late 1974 which will continue through 1975 and 1976." Other experts were not so however Speaking for the and baked goods William 0. man of Campbell Taggart Inc. blamed the ment's wheat deal with Russia as a principal bon lor price reasonable ex- p o r t co are in- and soon prices of b u r ger cookies arid all suck will go unbelievably Mead He reported that the carry-over between wheat crops last spring was 000.000 but that would be reduced to only this growing ton projected port commitments be are consuming and exporting abroad our cereal grains at a rate this country cannot support without reducing our own stocks to levels that are dangerous for the American he said Powder Imported import of the was the prime concern oi Dr George L. general manager of Milk Producers Inc For an he said pounds of milk powder has been brought into the United States this A an amount equal to b n e-f the normal production in this I understand it is all labeled for human At least this has been the previous icy because foreign don't remove those little bugs which cause Continued on Page 33 Mayor Earns High Marks from Majority of Council Nine in Poll by The News Say Bradley Performed Favorably for First 100 Days By DURWOOD SCOTT Mayor Tom Bradley got off to a flying start in his tirst 100 according to a majority of those in the best position to know his former City Council colleagues The s obtained com- ments from 13 of the 15 based on the question of Bradley's in the first 100 from July 1 to last could be cred two and one Bv far the majority o p i included such words as c e 1 1 e n t' a nd standing Council president John S Gibson Jr. Dis- a of 22 3ears on the city said is performing better than former mayor I ve worked with M o councilmen re- marked on the good between Bradley a former and the current City Council Former Mayor Sam ty defeated bv seldom got along with the of the Council But all of Bradley s marks from councilmen contacted were not Severest critic was ley Councilman Louis R No well who accused Bradley of attempting to set up a city Continued on Pace 14 Nixon Seeks Guidance on Agnew Post Mansfield deports Nominee Expected by First of Week WASHINGTON President Nixon told Republican congressional leaders late yesterday that he is open to all suggestions for a cessor to former Vice President Spiro T. Shortly after Agnew an- his Mr. Nixon began soliciting r e c o from various elements in the Rep and also met with speaker Carl Albert and Senate cratic leader Mike Offered Opinions Mansfield said after the meeting that Mr. Nixon indicated he would submit the name of his nominee to Congress the end of this week or the first ot next He said the meeting with Mr. Nixon and bert lasted about 40 Mansfield refused to disclose whether any names were dis- but he said he of- his opinions to the President on what c a 1 q u the nominee should A White House official said he expected Mr. on to name a proposed successor to Agnew in Mr. Nixon has the pre- rogative under the 25th Amendment to nominate a candidate when the vice presidency falls vacant His choice requires proval by majority vote of the House and Senate Open Mind Noted Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott of Pen said Mr had asked for from con- g r e GOP governors Continued on Page 20 Gels 3 Years Probation Says Interests of Nation Behind U.S. Asked Compassion By EUGENE V. KISHEK WASHINGTON Spiro T Agnew ed as vice president of the United States yesterday the best interests of the and pleaded no contest in Federal Court in Baltimore to single count of income tax evasion in 1967 The Justice Department at the same time dropped its criminal investigation SPIRO T. AGNEW Resigns Office of but told the court it had evidence that Agnew was receiving cash payments from Maryland contractors as late as De- cember 1972. He was the second vice president in history to re- sign and the first to do so under President Richard M expressing great of personal b a i d he w ould begin prompt consultations with national leaders of both political parties on a new vice who must be con- firmed by a vote of the House and Senate U S Dist Judge E accepting result of two of cret plea bargaining be- tween Agnew and Atty. Gen. Elliot L. tined Agnew and placed him on three years Nation At Richardson's Hoffman said he was for- saking his usual practice of sentencing tax accountants or business executives to termi of two to five months in income tax In his letter to Mr. Agnew concluded painful a-i it is to me and my it is in the best For related see Page ot the nation that I relinquish the vice Richardson appealed to Judge Hoffman to keep Agnew out oi prison of compassion for the out of respect for the of- fice he has held and out of appreciation of the fact that by his resignation he has spared the nation the p r o 1 agony that would have attended upon his Agnew left office less than two weeks after he declared in Los Angeles that he would and and would not re- sign even if But speaking in a firm he ended Continued on Page 20 Against Agnew Described in Excerpts B A L T I Md. Excerpts of the g o v e r position from the evidence against Spiro T. Agnew as re- leased by the office of U S. Atty. George Beall INTRODUCTION The following statement is respectfully submitted to the court by the at the ment of Spiro T. It constitutes a detailed recitation of the facts and evidence developed by the i n v e s to which establish in part the source ot the ported funds which con- the basis of the charge filed today The presentation of this in court today was a rial requested by the Department of to the agreement reached between the and Mr. Summary The relationship of Mr I. H. merman II and Jerome B. In the spring of 1967, Continued on Page 20 NOTICE TO ALL VALLEY NEWS GREEN SHEET Collection Turn-in Day is October 13. Will you be one of the 300 or 400 Carriers going to DISNEYLAND October 27?