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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 2, 1980, Arlington Heights, Illinois The daily Herald Friday May 2, 1980 Section 1�?3 armed Man hijacks Jet i held hostage Stockton Calif. A an armed Man took Over a Pacific Southwest airlines jetliner at Stockton metropolitan Airport thursday night released All but one of the persons aboard and was seen a flipping switches a in the cockpit the sheriffs office reported. The plane a Boeing 727, was still on the ground an hour after the Man reportedly took Over at 9 15 . Cd. A spa spokesman Dwayne Youngbar said he believed the Man had asked to go to Salt Lake City. He said the hostage was thought to be a spa flight Engineer. The plane had been scheduled to Fly from Stockton to los Angeles As spa flight 818. But a sheriffs department source said the aircraft was a not in a position to take neither the gunman nor his hostage were identified. The Pilot and co Pilot were among those released. Sheriffs officers said they could see the gunman on the flight deck apparently a flipping no further details were immediately available. Abc to charged with fraud Hollywood up an attorney fired from the american broadcasting company has accused the network and the producers of a a Charlies a Angels of defrauding actors Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner of half a million dollars. Spokesmen for both Abc and the producer spelling Goldberg productions thursday denied the allegations that they diverted funds from the series to another to show. Wagner reached by up in France where he and miss Wood Are vacationing said he was not aware of the charges but a could use the half million Bucks to pay for this the couple own 50 percent of the popular series. The accusations were made by attorney Jennifer Martin who after she was fired by Abc claimed fees which should have been credited to a a Charlies a Angels were diverted to the a Starsky and Hutch series from 1977-79. Both series were produced by spelling Goldberg. A spokesman for miss Martin said she would have no further comment. It was reported that half profits from a a Charlies a Angels a would go to the Wagner but almost All of the profits from a Starsky and Hutch a would go to spelling Goldberg since the production company owns most of that show. In los Angeles a spokesman for the District attorneys office said the offices and records of spelling Goldberg productions were searched by investigators. A we have an investigation into allegations about licensing fees paid by Abc for production of a Charlies Angels and a Starsky and Hutch a said Al Albergate a spokesman for the District attorney. A we Are looking at business records and obviously we Are looking to see if there Are any records that will substantiate the Wagner reached in St. Paul de Vence France where he and miss Wood Are on vacation said a this comes As a total Surprise to me. Yes Natalie and i do own 50 percent of a Charlies Angels a but we Haven to heard anything about Abc attorney Ronald Sunderland in charge of contracts for the network said the claims were false. A the allegations of misappropriation of funds involving a Charlies Angels were made. We brought in outside Legal counsel to investigate. They deemed the accusations were not True a he said. Dick Connelly of Abc to in new York said the allegations were false. A in the past allegations were made to Abc that certain payments due spelling Goldberg productions for programs it furnished to the Abc to network were improperly invoiced a he said. Draft opponents seek to Cut financing Washington up draft registration opponents moved thursday to Cut financing for the program and leave the selective service system Only enough Money to prepare for a massive sign up in Case of a future emergency. The Senate appropriations committee which had been expected to approve the full funding requested by president Carter delayed a vote on the Issue because several members had to leave for other business. It decided to vote next week on an amendment offered by sen. Mark Hatfield r-ore., proposing that Only $4.7 million be Given to the selective service system instead of the $13.3 million requested. Hatfield said his amendment would provide enough Money for the service to update its computer system and to draft plans enabling it to act quickly in any future emergency. Hatfield who has threatened a Senate filibuster if necessary to Stop the present Bill said Carters proposal to begin registering 19-and 20-year old men this year was Only a symbolic gesture that would do nothing to better prepare the . Military. But sen. John Stennis d-miss., the Bill a chief supporter argued registration would encourage More people to Volunteer for military service. A the psychology of it will be a plus a he said while insisting there is no scheme to follow up registration with an actual draft. Committee members debated the Issue for Over an hour before adjourning for the Day. The administration Bill providing $13.3 million for the registration program passed the House last week and a Senate appropriations subcommittee approved the Bill tuesday. More bombs Rock Iran Gregory sees Khomeini saboteurs who Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini claims Are directed by Washington struck again in Iran thursday attacking the occupied . Embassy in Tehran bombing shops in two iranian cities and trying to blow up a Tehran Bridge the iranian news Media reported. The Young militants holding the embassy said a revolutionary guard was wounded in the overnight attack by . Agents a Tehran radio reported. Several persons were reported wounded in the bomb attacks. In an unexpected development american comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory met with Khomeini in Tehran. Afterwards Gregory sounded hopeful for a Resolution of the hostage crisis saying a i done to think we have passed the talking stage Gregory has been in Tehran fasting for a settlement of the .-Iran confrontation. He would not disclose what he discussed with the 79-year-old revolutionary Leader. Outside the us. Embassy meanwhile an estimated 40,000 iranians staged a May Day labor rally urging american workers to resist the a crazy acts of president Carter. Much of the iranian governments attention was focused on London where it was faced with its own hostage crisis. For the second Day three Arab Ira Nian terrorists held 19 hostages at the iranian embassy in the British capital demanding Freedom for 91 arabs imprisoned by the Khomeini regime in Iran Sarab populated province of Khuze Stan. The iranian government was refusing to negotiate the demands. The Tehran embassy militants have reported several incidents in recent Days in which unidentified gunmen fired on the diplomatic compound. They say they have kept some of the 50 american embassy hostages in the compound while dispersing some to seven other iranian cities in recent Days. The Tehran radio report quoting the militants did not describe the nature or extent of the latest a armed but they charged that . Agents had carried it out. After the . Hostage Rescue attempt failed last Friday in the iranian desert Tehran authorities warned iranians to watch for american infiltrators or .-inspired iranian agents left behind by the retreating commandos. When four bomb blasts killed at least three persons in Tehran monday Khomeini called the attacks part of a . Plot to subvert his government. Thursdays bombings occurred in the southwestern City of Khorran Mshar where two leftist bookshops were wrecked and in the Central iranian City of Isfahan where a Sandwich shop was bombed and several persons were wounded Iran spars news Agency reported. Tehran radio reported that three bombs were found under the capitals Hafez Bridge and were defused. . Officials have said All of the commandos and All of their Clandestine iranian or american associates in Iran have been withdrawn from the country. George havens a spokesman in Washington for the state departments Iran working group would not comment thursday on the allegation that . Agents attacked the embassy. Havens also said the Carter administration does not yet have Independent verification that the american hostages have been scattered across Iran. The militants claim to have sent hostages to Tabriz in the Northwest qom Isfahan Yard and Nash Arabad in Central Iran and Shiraz and Johrome in the South. They have not said How Many hostages were dispersed and How Many kept in Tehran although they said the three . Diplomats in custody at the iranian foreign ministry will remain there. There was no new word thursday from the iranians about the disposition of the bodies of eight . Commandos killed when two aircraft collided in the Eastern dash a Kavir desert As the Rescue team was withdrawing from Iran empty handed. Iranian president Abolhassan Bani Sadr said earlier this week that the bodies would be handed Over without precondition to intermediaries including the International red Cross for Transfer Back to the United states. But Ayatollah Mohammad Beheshti influential first Secretary of the ruling revolutionary Council said wednesday a decision on the bodies must be made by Khomeini or the Council. One of the intermediaries greek Catholic archbishop Hilarion Capudi has indicated that in any event the bodies would not be flown out of Tehran before Friday or saturday. In a related development thursday the Illinois House approved a Resolution asking the states universities and colleges to Boot iranian students off Campus starting this summer. The non binding Resolution sponsored by rep. Gerald Bradley a Bloomington was approved 96-59. But it faces the generally negative reaction of higher education officials. 4 horrible recession predicted Washington a president Carter said thursday the nation has a turned the Corners on inflation but two former top economists in Republican and democratic administrations said the Economy is falling into a far deeper and longer recession than Carter predicts. A a it a going to be a horrible one recession a said Alan Greenspan chairman of the Council of economic advisers in the Ford administration. A a it a going to be terribly costly. It s going to throw a lot of people out of Barry Bosworth Carters former director of the Council on wage and Price stability said the Economy is deteriorating a in a very steady and extreme fashion and predicted the recession would last into 1981. Meanwhile Carter told a group of accountants at the White House that a we do believe we be turned the Corners in fighting inflation and he repeated an earlier prediction the inflation rate a will drop significantly during the Bright prospects of an easing in inflation however Are being offset by Darker than anticipated storm Clouds of recession. Greenspan and Bosworth speaking at a Public forum on inflation concurred with Carters prediction that inflation would fall from a current Annu Al rate of 18 percent to about to percent or even less during the second half of 1980. But the two economists departed sharply from Carters prediction two weeks ago that a recession now probably under Way will be a Short and Greenspan and Bosworth said recent economic indicators forecast a recession that May be As bad or worse than the country a last downturn in 1974-1975. That recession was the deepest since the great depression of the 1930s. Greenspan added that increasing worker layoffs and declining economic output suggest a downturn a fairly close to what we experienced in the 1974-1975 Bosworth said he is not sure whether the recession will be As severe As the last one a but it will last a Heck of a lot longer a at least into 1981, he said. Bosworth also said Carters credit tightening policies to fight inflation Only work if they bring on a recession that throws a a few million people out of the idea of these policies Bosworth said is to create enough unemployment so persons a Start to worry so much about keeping their jobs they done to want to ask for a wage hard time May shoot up crime Iron Ball unearths mystery by Sandy Riemer Herald staff writer continued from Page i ing up with he said suburban officials Are concerned about keeping budgets Down in the face of a tight Economy but he warned that curbing police quotas could be detrimental. A if they Arentt careful they could have a problem a he said. Consolidating some police services a move the commission has Long advocated still is resisted by most suburban communities reluctant to relinquish traditional authority he said. A we Are still after More than four years trying to sell the concept of a uniform reporting Sheet a he said. A we might As Well drag a dead elephant through a Forest for the support we be the commissions figures show that crime increased by 7 percent in cities with populations exceeding one million but the same rate declined in Chicago by 2 percent. Suburban Cook county also bettered the National crime average by registering a 2 percent Overall increase compared to the National 9 percent increase. All week Long the construction Crews digging up Palatines old water Mains also have been finding pieces of the villages history a a milk Jug dated 1893, two old horse shoes a bottle of a stomach bitters a broken porcelain pots and High Button shoes. And a mysterious Iron Ball. Its about 14 inches around weighs about 14 pounds and other than a thick coat of rust bears no markings. It was found beneath 4 to 5 feet of Earth near a water main that was installed at about the turn of the Century. Each of the villages Amateur archaeologists has his own idea As to what the rusted sphere really is a from a Cannonball to a shot put. A it appears to be a Cannonball a said Palatine Community development director Robert Rudd a but i would t guarantee Daylight attack. Nolan Williams 67-year-old drifter was beaten and robbed thursday outside a lounge near downtown Dallas Texas by two unidentified men. In left photo assailant kicks Williams then Center pulls Williams hair before slamming him against a Brick Wall. Is it a Cannonball a shot or a weight palatine1 plumbing inspector Russell Bass is As baffled As the rest of the Village officials and construction workers a it could be a scale weight a said Russell Bass a Village plumbing inspector a but the boys have their own the boys a the construction workers for Lazynski inc. A say its the right size and shape for a Cannonball but it also looks like a shot put. A the Only thing we re sure of is that its a rusted Iron Ball a Boyd Knaack construction Foreman said. Everyone concerned however agrees that the a a Cannonball was not fired into the Earth. There were no military Battles Ever fought in Palatine and the Only cannons in the Village a one at the american legion Hall and one at a Palatine cemetery a were never fired in anger. Trying to identify an Iron Ball that was found in a Village officials Are trying to find an water main ditch on Palatine Road. Expert on military Memorabilia to solve the mystery. At right Williams writhes in pain As his attackers look on. The two men allegedly stole $31. Williams who earlier purchased the two some drinks sustained minor cuts and bruises

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