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Brazil Daily Times (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Brazil, Indiana 6�?~�?~ is i v officers of the 181st tactical air fighter group of Tho Indiana air National Cantor it. Col. Frank l. Hatt Langor commander of the 181st tactical nah ga., which Aro operated by the Georgia National air guard. The planes guard from Hulman Field Greet state representative John d. Ennis a Terre fighter group briefs newsmen and vips from the Indiana area on the units Are capable of carrying heavy equipment such As tanks trucks Etc. To Vari haute upon his arrival at Travis air Force base Savannah ga., earlier this training Maneu vers. Right a members of the news Media inspect one of the Ous places for the military. Week where the group has been in a two week Field training program. Photo giant c-124 transport planes based at Travis Field air Force base Savan photos Courtesy of the House of Phoi Graphy the Brazil daily times ,8st to returns when the press is free and every Man is Able to read All is Jefferson Egl Lellia Llull outside. Mostly sunny and warm today. Fair and mild tonight. Mostly sunny and warm sunday v. Ith a slight Chance of an afternoon or evening thunderstorm. Highs today and sunday upper 90s and Low a this. Lows tonight upper 60s and Low 70s. Precipitation probability 20 per cent sunday. Area deaths. William Haddon 71, died today at his residence. Leo e. Marlin 79, ruse Dale died Friday at Paike county nursing Home in Rockville. By Joe Redenbarger times associate publisher Savannah �?for some 499 men and Womel of the 181st tactical fighter group of the Indiana air guard Friday will conclude two weeks intensive training Here at Travis Field Savannah a. For Many count ians in the unit this two weeks spent at the annual training site represents their two weeks vacation and typifies the dedication of the unit. Each member of the guard spends this time hoping that when and if the unit is Ever called to help defend the country that they will be a combat to fact the entire purpose of the annual training Mission according to it. Col. Hettlinger is to conduct two weeks of intensive unit training and such individual training necessary to attain a High degree of operational readiness. Special emphasis will be placed on those areas that will improve the units capability to accomplish its assigned mobilization Mission combat readiness status and prepare for the units annual management effectiveness inspection operational Readi Ness inspection. The group flies the f-100 super Sabre jets whose prime function is that of a fighter bomber and has a Speed capability of Over 800 mph with a ceiling of Over 50,00 it and a Range of beyond 1,600 Miles. The a ire 181st tactical fighter group 1 us its operations geared around maintaining and operation of the f-10ps which require quite a dedicated group. Perhaps the average individual does not or has no really stopped to realize the manpower and work that it takes to take mime 500 men for a two weeks training Mission. The group must be fed housed equipped and provided medical attention if needed and for the guard unit this Means several Cooks administrative personnel and other manpower for he specialized areas of training such As weather flight directors Etc. In a special press briefing it. Col. Hettling v in located tha one area in which he hoped to expend greater efforts this year is in recruiting new men into the unit at one time he guard was in the enviable position of having a waiting list of recruits but today we Are to a different Ball game and the younger men Are not joining on a Volunteer basis in Large enough numbers to keep the units quota filled. Hettlinger continued that he thought Many Young men were missing great opportunities to learn a Trade or provide themselves with a second supplemental income. As the unit Heads homeward Many members will be weary from the two hard weeks grind of military life but a More dedicated group would be hard to continued on Page 2 marching bands and Drill teams from the area High schools participated in the Clay City fair Parade. Here swirling Pom pens almost hide members of the Van Buren Drill team. Volume 86 vol. No. 223 Brazil Indiana saturday july 13, 1974 fifteen cents if Rickman convicted in Ehberg breaking by Cheryl arv1dson Washington up John d Ehrlichman once among the most powerful of president Nixon a aides was convicted Friday of conspiracy and three counts of perjury in the Ellsberg break in Case. Ehrlichman immediately instructed his attorneys to Appeal and he said he was sure he would be cleared by higher courts. A Federal District court jury deliberated slightly More than 3 i hours before returning a guilty verdict against Ehrlich Man and three others. They were charged with conspiracy to violate the civil rights of or. Lewis Fielding the psychiatrist of Pentagon papers defendant Danel Ellsberg through a sept. 1971 break in at Fieldings Beverly Hills calif., office. Ehrlichman highest ranking former administration aide to be convicted in a watergate related matter also was found guilty Friday of three counts of perjury by the Fri and a Federal grand jury investigating the burglary. He still faces trial in the watergate cover up Case set to begin in september. The prosecution said the California burglary was staged to examine files in an Effort to discredit Ellsberg after he leaked the Pentagon papers on the origins of the Vietnam War. Ehrlichman 49, and his co defendants convicted watergate burglars g. Gordon , Bernard Barker and Eugenio Martinez showed no outward emotion. Ehrlichman Vav As cleared of one count of perjury relating to his grand jury testimony on the White House plumbers unit which prosecutors said planned the break in. With his wife Jeanne at his Side Ehrlichman talked briefly with reporters before leaving the courthouse. He said he ordered his lawyers to Appeal the conviction which together carry a maximum Sentance of 25 years in prison and a $25,000 Fine. He said he expects a Complete exoneration. A i have and have for Many years had an abiding Confidence in the american judicial system. Nothing has happened today that has shaken this Confidence said Ehrlichman who was forced to resign april 30, 1973, As Nixon a Domestic affairs adviser and no. 2 aide when the watergate scandal reached the White House. The other defendants also were expected to Appeal. Sentencing for All was set for 9 30 . July 31 before . District court judge Gerhard a. Gesell. Asked whether Ehrlich Ian a conviction might affect the House inquiry into possible impeachment of president Nixon presidential attorney James d. St. Clair said it would a have no affect on our Case at All. Gesell earlier in the Day had issued a Tough set of instructions to the jury of six men and six women which appeared to continued on Page 2 members of the Clay City veterans of foreign wars provided the color guard and led the Clay City fair Parade thursday. Negotiations continue for hostages held by two convicts but David e. Anderson Washington up Federal marshals continued tense negotiations Early today with two convicts who have held a number of persons hostage since thursday in a basement Cellblock of the u. S. District courthouse. One of the convicts threatened to kill a hostage this morning unless their demands Are met. The convicts rejected a proposal Friday that they free their seven hostages and accept an air plane ride to the Federal hostages families meet with attorney general William Saxbe in an attempt to resolve the courthouse siege. A the Only Way in a going to Al Reno is feet first a a convict Frank Gorham 25, told his Mother Velma Gorham when she relayed the proposal from Federal marshals. The convicts said they wanted an air plane to take them to some Distant Point such As Algeria or China. Gorham made the new threat to kill a hostage in a Telephone interview with radio station Wash. A we Ain t giving them another hostage tonight and that a where negotiations stopped a he said. A we refuse to talk to anyone else but Saxbe or the equivalent of a Justice department spokesman said Saxbe was in Canada. Police have kept the courthouse surrounded and Friday the Ellsberg burglary trial was moved to a nearby building. The Fri said a Lear Jet was available if authorities super visited the courthouse. A my thre sons and husband Are shut away. All Are in jail Edna Gorham his sister said a i know hell do whatever he said head do if they authorities done to meet the convicts demands. Authorities said the hostage and prisoners were in Good conditions Friday night. Gorham and Otis Wilker son alias Robert Jones a both of whom were serving Long prison terms for a variety of felonies and rioting in jail a seized eight hostages thursday afternoon in a desperate escape attempt. They released Deputy m a Rush a 11 Raymond Miller thursday night in what was construed As a Good Faith Effort. Gorham said requests to release another hostage Friday night were ejected. Ising negotiations with the convicts should agree to their demands. Gorham and Wilkerson negotiated with Federal marshals Over a Telephone line from the Cellblock area and talked with Washington radio stations and relatives Over the Telephone. A give me my son a Gorhams Mother told newsmen after she

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