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The Times Recorder (Newspaper) - February 25, 1977, Zanesville, Ohio Good Today's Chuckle been MI chilly in the White Mouse asking Jimmy to make more fireside Earl Wilson Today Is February 25, 1977 The Times Recorder Today's Weather FORECAST Partly windy and colder today and High in upper 40s and low around 30 Cloudy with a chance of showers High in upper 40s. on 113th Year No. 56 18 Pages Ohio 43701 Telephone 452-4561 20 Cents Per Week By Carrier More Chemicals Spill Hunt Says CIA Payoffs Abroad Are A Tradition Occurs Accidentally At South Charleston Mass. Convicted Watergate burglar and former CIA agent E. ard giving money to foreign like the reported grants to Jordan's King is honored tradition within the He said at a news conference Thursday that he made sub- stantial cash payments to officials in Mexico and Uruguay while working as a CIA station payments to foreign governments or to specific tions of their national police or clandestine service is a long and honored tradition within the Hunt said is certainly nothing illegal about Hunt did not say how much money was where it came from or who received it. 58. made the comments at his first news conference since leaving the federal prison at Eglin Air Force The session was held at the suburban Boston office of his booking who will oversee a series of lecture tours Hunt has Hunt served 32 months in prison after pleading guilty to burglary and illegal wiretapping in the 1972 break-in at Democratic national headquarters in the Watergate He said he the which he called were made in ex- change for cooperation with the I was chief of station abroad in it was common for me to pay tial figures to government sons of the local host Hunt certainly supported Uruguayan in- the Mexican in- service they have six or seven different ones and the Japanese at one Hunt compared his role in the Watergate burglary to his lier job as a CIA involvement at gate was solely a continuum of my years in the he W Va. Up to pounds of highly toxic carbon were spilled into the Kanawha River by the FMC Corp. Thursday at South FMC spokesman Curry confirmed the discharge but it was accidental The spill occurred in the same area where an estimated 70 tons of carbon tetrachloride was dumped last ing a major drinking water scare along the 900-mile Ohio River Carbon tetrachloride has caused cancer in laboratory an- imals and is considered a ly poison in undiluted form Dick Chain of the federal En- Protection Agency office in said the The Marine Floridian rests at anchor with a section of the Benjamin Harrison Bridge on its deck in Va. The chemical tanker collided with the Ship Rips Bridge Va. was coming in said Henry captain of the Benjamin Harrison Bridge put his anchor down and had his horns blowing In he blew his horn six I knew he was in dire trouble Moments later during day morning's rush the disabled tanker Marine ian smashed into Ihc long bridge and ripped out 350 feet of the span The repeated six blasts on the whistle is the international signal meaning a ship is out of control and in immediate ger. Warned by blasts from the 012-foot horn and blasts from Frazier's com- mand post 25 feet above the ill least three of the drivers waiting for the drawbridge to close fled on fool to safety Authorities said knew of one truck which dropped into the but weren't sure if more vehicles went off the ken bridge There were no known although state police and Coast Guard divers Thursday after- noon continued a search for possible victims trapped in ken vehicles in water estimated at to 25 feet deep The ship was trying to make the sharp turn needed to pass beneath the open when it smashed into Ihc bridge A 240-foot section of the 10- one of busiest and most collapsed on the stern of the empty pinning it at the side of the Another 110-foot segment of the million span collapsed into the river and The drawbridge was tilted and could not be a pier was destroyed and another heavily damaged News Digest Tanker Kills Crewman HONOLULU A iad which earlier re- ported a leak of more than 5 million gallons of crude ex- and burned about 320 miles west of the Coast Guard said Thursday One crewman was killed and 38 were the Coast Guard Gen. Hershey Needs Surgery WASHINGTON Gen. Lewis B who ran the nation's military draft system for 30 will require urgent brain surgery to remove a blood clot on the Walter Reed Army Hospital said The hospital said condition had deteriorated though it still listed him in very serious condition Case Set Ohio The Supreme in a rare move reversed itself and agreed to hear the appeal of three persons indicted in the employes during the closing days of Gov John J. Gilligan's tration On Fob 3 the court had re- fused to hear the appeals of Richard Thomas J. George and Elaine N. all of Cuyahoga In re- versing itself court will look at the cases that arose out of indictments in Franklin County that charged the three with drawing state paychecks out Masked Pickets Close Mines W.Va. many wearing ski shut down new coal mines Thursday in southern West Virginia after it had that a more than two- week-old coal strike had begun to lizzie pickets were masked in most their license plates were said Quinn Morton of the Kanawha Coal Operators Assn. He said coal miners were off in at 24 mines in Ka- and Boone counties had worked ing most of the earlier Doomsday Prediction Falters Daily Mirror columnist Paul Callan Ihc stargazers as LONDON Doomsday was a bust least so The world did not end day despite a bad positioning of Saturn and Mars that had British astrologers ning believers to stay the James after experiencing steering Schools Receive Funding ille and County schools received more than a dollars in state school foundation funds during it was reported by State Auditor Thomas E. In employes retirement funds received from the same source totaled and state teachers retirement funds amounted to The breakdown for local and area schools Zanesville City East West and Muskingum County Board of Foundation funds to area counties were- Guernsey Monroe Morgan Noble Perry The total February dation subsidy payment amounted to million over the entire but Ferguson said it would have been except Ohio Office of Budget and Management temporarily withheld million destined for the and school retirement systems because of the state's financial Lowe Trial Is Moved The trial of Morgan County Prosecutor Donovan Lowe on charges of irregularities in conjunction with several Morgan County business firms will begin May 3 in Pickaway County Pickaway County Common Pleas Judge William presiding in the case on special Thursday granted a motion by the defense for the change of Muskingum County Prosecutor Richard Bridwell reported The change does not include trial on a joint indictment returned by a special grand jury in December against Lowe and Morgan County Welfare Director James C. Lowe Morgan was indicted by a County Grand Jury Potential Of Area Due Study COLUMBUS State Sen. Sam Speck announces two research projects of potentially crucial importance to the eventual location of a gasification plant in southeastern Ohio have been approved by the state's Energy and Resource Development Agency who was until recently a member of the agency's said ERDA has proved a project to determine the feasibility of using water from abandoned underground coal mines in the gasification process and one that will explore the location and composition of deep coal deposits in the Both projects are under supervision of Ohio Geological The coal endeavor will cost and the core drilling for coal deposits is budgeted at have been m of both of these projects and I'm pleased ERDA has approved Speck said could eventually mean a great deal to southeastern in terms of the economy and additional jobs The search for water in abandoned coal mines will be conducted in an approximately 12.5 square mile area of Guernsey including Richland and Valley townships Thirty-five observation and three wells are scheduled to be drilled in order to determine the availability and quality of water in this where coal mining was conducted on a large scale from 1850 to 1965. A plant requires about 25 million gallons of water a It is mated as much as 8 5 billion gallons could be contained in mines in the study Other prime objectives of Ihc project will be to determine the rate of recharge of water back into the mines after it has been pumped out and any potentially harmful effects to the water table that might result from using the mine think it is most Speck im- that saying that Thursday might be or at least world's worst day for 25 I 34 Injured At Prison Agency Gets Favorable Response After Protest we make sure drawing water from the underground mines would not impair residential water If the natural rate of recharge is not sufficient to tain a the study will seek to determine if the flow of Wills Creek downstream from Senecaville Dam could be used to ar- recharge the The search for deep deposits of coal will be conducted in Guernsey and Washington At least 25 core holes will be drilled in these areas and analysis of the core samples should provide information as to the extent of deep deposits and the composition of the coal A preliminary study has indicated substantial and previously unknown deposits of at depths of over 400 exist in the study While the coal could well be of high sulfur as is most Ohio the study notes high sulfur levels can be con- trolled through the gasification and liquefaction processes and the existence of substantial untapped reservoirs of coal would be a further argument for location of a commercial plant in the area Oct 15 on five counts of grand four of theft by three of dereliction of one of theft in office and one of obtaining credit by means of unlawfully obtaining a duplicate certificate of Lowe pleaded innocent to the charges at an arraignment Oct. 22. An additional charge of forgery against Lowe was returned in The charges were returned as a result of an investigation by Bureau of Criminal gation and Bridwell following allegations by Arthur R. and Carlos Dille and others con- with Morgan County Wood Chip Inc. and A. R. Dille and Bridwell was appointed a special assistant prosecutor by Morgan County Common Pleas Forest MacDonald in June to investigate the MacDonald then stepped aside and Ohio Supreme Court appointed Hocking County Judge Harry Myers to hear the Myers retired at the beginning of the year and Ammer was appointed by Supreme The grand jury in December indicted Davis on charges of larceny by trick and obtaining property under false It charged Lowe with aiding and abetting him Davis was also charged with using his office to defraud the state of proceeds in the property sale involved in the first count and with tampering with Lowe was also charged with presenting a false public record in the property sale Lowe and Davis pleaded innocent to the charges when arraigned Dec. 23. Davis is represented by Ned Ormond of Zanesville and Lowe by Frederick D. Fahrenz of W. Va Judge MacDonald is presiding in the Ohio Thirty-four persons were in- jured Thursday after nearly 200 prisoners at the Re- began throwing food and trays during Eighteen guards were treated for in- according to Joe a spokesman for the ment of Correction and One was hospitalized after he com- of chest Fifteen inmates were treated in their cells for minor he Another was with a broken Ashley said the incident seemed spontaneous and was over in 45 minutes after the prisoners were returned to their Some windows were broken in the dining area Democrats Draw Plans For Selection Of Judges RICHARD fit Washington Bureau WASHINGTON Now that the Democrats have regained control of the White many lawyers among the party faithful arc savoring the prospect of being appointed to a lifetime job as a federal A position on the federal bench has become more at- now that a district salary is about to be raised to and the pay of an appeals jurist to About 25 of these jobs are open right now and more will become available because of retirements among the 484 federal jurists and because a Democratic Congress is ex- to heed the plea of Chief Justice Warren E. Burger and create at least 100 new to case crowding on court The federal judiciary is one of the last bastions of the spoils system and the party that controls the White House also appoints the subject to Senate In the U. S. Senator in a state that is of the same party as the President winds up selecting can virtually handpick said Sen Alan So after a drought during the lawyers who have been Democratic party or or office holders have their eyes fixed on becoming a Some of especially those with a poor or mediocre legal are going to be bitterly This is because a surprising number of Democrats in the U. S. Senate are surrendering their traditional patronage right to top political friends for a seat on the bench when it falls vacant in their Already Senators from at least nine states have an- the formation of some type of which will have a sometimes the dominant in selecting nominees for federal U is a development en- by President who used a similar technique name state judges while governor of It is also applauded by American Bar Association Charles A. a Washington lawyer who is a member of the ABA's Judicial Selection ABA wants to get away from political those that are made by a senator without consultation with He noted that such have become fairly common among state Sen. Lawton began the movement away from the spoils system in naming federal judges two years while the GOP still controlled the White He and his junior Democratic Sen. pick created a Judicial Nominating with three members named by each senator and three by Bar When a vacancy the panel invites screens applicants and recommends five finalists to the two U. S. Chiles and using only those five forward from one to on Page Response to a resolution by Ohio ments Association protesting Environmental Protection Agency's plan for sulfur dioxide emission has been The passed by OMEGA's executive board Jan. 19 in was sent to state and federal of- of the Appalachian Regional Commission and other agencies and to President Jimmy According to Harry F. OMEGA's executive most of the legislators have responded with favorable noting they too op- pose current plan which could have a disastrous effect on the economy of eastern Ohio by closing down the coal East Ohio coal is of a high sulfur To responses have been received from the White U. S. Representatives Clarence Miller and Douglas State Sen. R. Kinsey State Representatives Tom A. G. Lancione and William E. Hinig and Gov. James A. Several enclosed the statements they delivered at recent public hearings on EPA Applegate put it succinctly when he this plan would cause economic disaster in the Ohio Applegate also pointed seems likely the federal plan will seriously jeopardize over jobs in the tax base of several school districts and units of local Senate Confirms WASHINGTON The Senate confirmed the ment of Adm. ield Turner to head the Central Intelligence Agency on payrolls exceeding per year and annual consumer demand in excess of a half billion dollars which is generated by the Ohio mining industry Any impact the state economy will be borne primarily by eastern Ohio Smock noted the response from the White House came from Katherine domestic policy who stated the resolution was being forwarded to The resolution itself protested the plan for strict emission control with its concurrent effect on the east Ohio coal industry and suggested some related workable standards be developed will permit the continued un- use of Ohio coal by Ohio utilities and industry Index OMEGA Organizes New Advisory Group Church Jeane Sports Women's Bridge Ohio ments Association is forming a new committee for technical advice and Three from each of the nine member counties will comprise the According to OMEGA executive Harry F. the group will be asked to generate needs and ob- suggest possible development com- THE NATION'S DROUGHT Source National Weather Service Drought Conditions Outlined This released by National Weather vice and U.S. Department of Agriculture current drought conditions over continental United The central and north central parts of the nation have had dry weather since last spring and the West Coast area since fact ment on OMEGA's role as a planning and development dis- and offer suggestions to make it more One of the first tasks of the committee will be to evaluate the goals listed in the OMEGA overall economic development The plan is required for designation and funding through Economic ment Administration and is used by EDA as a blueprint for funding Members will be encouraged to identify and suggest projects and programs in the county area which can be funded through various federal Persons who have agreed to be members of this committee Belmont County Bruce Supt. Charles I. Jones and Commissioner A. J. Carroll County Joe Mildred one Coshocton County Eleanor Mayor Kenneth one Guernsey County Mrs. Evelyn Com- missioner Andy Kotoff and Chris Harrison County Mrs. Jim Adrian and Lester Holmes County Dr. Maurice Leah one Jefferson County Joe Bud Entinger and Coleman gum County Commissioner William Michael Gerber and Dr. John Tuscarawas County Gary Commissioner Joanne Limbach and Luther spill was expected to be too small to be a health but he said it would be monitored continuously as it moved The Kanawha joins the Ohio River at Pt. W Va. Chain said the spill should reach the water system on the Ohio by Friday and be at by Sunday or he heavy rams in the Kanawha Basin may impair the ability of officials to make accurate The rain will accelerate the dilution of the chemical and the concentration is expected to be only a fraction of the levels measured after the earlier dis- Chain said The West Virginia Health De- notified Huntington officials to take appropriate measures to protect the water FMC has acknowledged that it was responsible for two smaller spills of carbon this but said its inventories indicated it could not have lost the 70 tons the EPA estimated flowed down the Kanawha and Ohio rivers last A spokesman in the office of Congressman William said he has asked the EPA to take action under the emergency powers of the Safe Drinking Water Act. could possibly involve closing down the plant until the problem is the spokesman The spill came as the EPA and state officials were ering legal against the chemical plant for the earlier Curry said the spill was a combination of a leaking tank and a malfunctioning He would not saying the problem was too complicated to reported that a spill of carbon tetrachloride occurred this morning at its South leston Curry said in the company's Report On Gas Ordered WASHINGTON A federal appeals court on day ordered seven major ral gas producers to comply with Federal Trade sion subpoenas and turn over detailed information on gas re- serves in southern The producers have 90 days to comply with the issued as part of an FTC anti- trust investigation into the sible connection between price hikes sought by the industry and how it reports its The inquiry was begun six ears long before this natural but at a time when questions were being raised about how much gas was actually the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals will provide the FTC with more de- tails than it has ever had on how natural gas reserves are computed and The seven companies named in the decision are Standard Oil of or Shell ard Oil of California and Mobil Oil All drill in southern the nation's richest source of natural All had waged a vigorous fight through the courts ar- guing that the FTC was not en- titled to the information sought in the In an earlier decision in the U.S. District Judge George L. Hart Jr. ruled that the FTC was entitled to only some of the information it was But the appeals court ruling signed by David L. Bazelon overruled Hart and said the agency should be provided with details by the producers on both their public and internal documents on how re- serve estimates are prepared and any referring to any relation the porting of proved reserves and the rates for natural gas mitted by the Lottery Numbers CLEVELAND lottery numbers drawn day Pot O 323-568-77723. Double 142-66306- 023735. Blue
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