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Camden News (Newspaper) - July 11, 1977, Camden, ArkansasIi of no Center inc , to 752 5 whats happening today a singing school will be held at the Harmony missionary Baptist Church in Stephens on july 11-22 at 7 . Each night under the direction of Clayton Shook of min Den. Pastor . Mel son invites the Public to attend this free school. Today weight watchers will meet at the first Baptist Church. Class at 6 . Members May weigh in at 5 30 . Today East Camden Parks recreation commission will meet at 7 30 . In the town Hall. Today alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 . At the Corner of Truman and Agee streets. Tod a a Camden chapter 106 tops meets at 6 . At the first National Bank. Tuesday the rotary club ilme at noon at the Camden motor hotel. The news today new chief six months ago it. Walter a a Sonny Simpson 41, was fighting to save his 18-year car3er with the police department. More on Simpson making chief of police can be read on Page 2 in today a Canden news. Calendar classified comics crossword editorials obituaries on patrol society sports 7,8 stargazer i to guide 2 weather partly Cloudy the South Arkansas forecast Calls for a 30 per cent Chance o thundershowers today becoming partly Cloudy an it warmer tuesday according to the National weather ser vice. The High today will be in the Low 90s with lows in the mid 70s. Highs tuesday expected to be in the mid 90s. Camden had a High tempera Ture sunday of 90 with an overnight Low of 73. The ouachita River is standing at 4.5 feet. There was a Trace o rain in Camden during the last 24hour period. The Camden news serving the South s Ideal Industrial area vol. 57�? no. 479�?8 pages a associated pro to Camden. Arkansas monday july h. 197/ i in i Niti in Iron in miss Arkansas 1977 a Radiant Bunnie Carolyn Holbert was crowned miss Arkansas 1977 during Competition in hot Springs saturday night As miss America Dorothy Ben Ham of Minnesota tearfully looks on. Miss Holbert 20, of Stuttgart was the miss White River entry. She Sang a a feelings in the Talent portion of the pageant and won the Talent preliminary. The new miss Arkansas is 5 it. 5 in. Tall and weighs 112 lbs. She has Brown hair and Green eyes. Camden new photo by Bill Mckissick Kent state Battle lines being drawn and atom Pron writer Kent. Ohio a the two sides in the two month Battle Over a piece of ground on the Kent state University Campus about to come eyeball to eyeball. It both say they sworn to nonviolence. University officials were expected to seek a court order today calling for students and other protesters to vacate Blanket Hill the Knoll where four students were shot and killed by National guard bullets during a Vietnam Era protest. The students say they will have to be carried off that there will be no surrender of the site they consider sacred. The University says it has 18 million tied up in a planned gymnasium Annex at the foot of Theiu. Outgoing University president Glenn Olds says he allowed the Hill to be occupied in deference to the students rights to peaceful protest. Students have lived in tents on the Hill since May 12. But now that construction workers ready to begin excavation for the 120,000-Square-foot building he says the demonstrators have become trespassers. Students in the May fourth coalition a named for the Date in 1970 when the four students were killed and nine others were wounded a say they have a moral right to occupy the ground. Roseann Canfora 27, a demonstration Leader rejected the University a claim that the location of the Annex was determined soley because it would be close to the existing gymnasium. Quot this is a coverup Quot she said. Quot they want us to forget that four students were murdered on May 4,1970. This Hill is the most significant Symbol of what happened to Olds hired six years ago to Calm the strife torn Campus denies the charge. He acknowledges that there is still a great Deal of frustration and bitterness Over the Kent state killings. And he adds Quot there has been no final or add Quat hijackers threaten to blow up air plane Helsinki. Finland a two hijackers of a soviet Airliner threatened to blow up the plane at the Helsinki Airport today unless Given fuel to take them out of the country the director of the Airport reported. Meanwhile six palestinians who hijacked a kuwaiti Airliner Friday surrendered sunday at Damascus. Syria. The two hijackers of the soviet plane released 20 women and children today but kept 50 male passengers hostage a finnish government spokesman said. It was believed they wanted to go to Sweden which six weeks ago refused to surrender another soviet Hijacker to Moscow. The finnish Board of aviation said if they surrendered in Helsinki they would be subject to automatic extradition to the soviet Union under a 1974 finn ish soviet anti hijacking treaty. The pair commandeered an Aeroflot jetliner with 79 persons aboard during a 175-mile flight from Petrozavodsk the capital of soviet Karelia to Leningrad sunday night. The Pilot radioed Stockholm. Sweden for permission to land there but instead came Down at the Helsinki Airport. It was thought he did not have enough fuel to Fly to the swedish capital 250 Miles to the West. Police surrounded the twin Jet tu1s4 and it was towed to a Remote part of the Airport. Soviet ambassador Vladimir Stepanov and three finnish Cabinet members went to the Airport to negotiate with the hijackers. The Interior ministry announced that the hijackers released the seven Crew members sunday night. This morning at 6 35, they freed a woman and her infant child and 2vii hours later released the 12 other women and six children aboard the plane the government spokesman said. No one was reported Hurt. The hijackers presumably were soviet citizens although their identity was not announced. They demanded that the plane be refuelled and allowed to leave but it was not known where they wanted to go. It was the second hijacking of a soviet Airliner in six weeks. A 37->�?Tear-old Mechanic named Vasily Sosnov sky took Over a twin engine Aeroflot an24 on May 28 and forced the Pilot to Fly him to Stockholm. After he applied for Asylum the swedish government refused to extradite him and said it would put him on trial the soviet Airliner was seized about eight hours after five palestinian hijackers turned on their Leader and forced him to surrender with them to syrian police who guaranteed them Quot absolute two Arab officials and five British Crew members of the kuwaiti airlines Airliner were freed unharmed. Armed with a sub machine gun and other weapons the palestinians took Over the Boeing 707 Jet Friday after it took off from Beirut for Kuwait with 55 persons aboard. The captives were freed in two batches during 25 hours of negotiations As the Airliner sat at the Kuwait Airport in temperatures that Rose to 118 degrees. Kuwait s Security chief and an official of the Palestine liberation Organiza Tion Plo volunteered As substitute hostages and went aboard with a fresh flight Crew sunday after the hijackers agreed to accept a Safe conduct flight to marxist South Yemen. But the palestinians diverted the plane to Damascus. A syrian spokesman said the hijackers were persuaded to defy their Leader 38-year-old Abu Saed. Who was refusing to give in unless All his demands were met the hijackers had demanded release of 300 Arab prisoners of various Arab governments including presumably some held by Syria. The Plo condemned the hijacking and said it wanted Saed on charges of fraud and extortion it said he was freed from a Beirut jail thursday by agents of an Arab government which it did not identify. The Plo said Saed was a member of the popular front for the liberation of Palestine general command one of the More Radical guerrilla organizations but other sources said Saed was a member of Plo chief Yasir Arafat s own a1 Fatah guerrilla organization. Arkansas will apparently try escaped convicts first fixing of no Public Agency has been Able to fix the blame for the Kent state shootings. Parents of the dead students and others involved in the Case have lost a suit against Ohio officials and appealing the decision in a Cincinnati Federal appeals court. At the end of this week Olds will turn his Post Over to or. Barge Golding. Olds will become president of Alaska methodist University. Golding is coming from san Diego state University where he was president. Olds announced his resignation last november citing continuing Campus protests the Rise of a teachers Union and other difficulties As his reasons for leaving. During his tenure Here Olds helped establish a Center for peaceful change to teach courses in nonviolent change. He cites that As one of Many examples of How the University can become a Quot living Mema rial Quot to the slain Kent Stati protesters. Little u x k. Ark up a two Osca pod convicts from v Klah Ottia suspect its six murders in the a states apparently will stand trial in Arkansas first Quot we re the state with the Best Case Aii inst them a stale police direct tir Douk Harp said sunday. Paul quiz and Karl Van Denton who escaped from prison in Mcalester okla Lune 23 face capital felony murder charges in Arkansas for the Lune 29 slaying of Magazine. Ark., City marshal Marvin Richie and the june .10 murder of Opal Lames of Havana Ark. A corps of in Meers Park Ranger Rui and1�?~nton. Who were serving life sentences in Oklahoma were arrested Friday by the fail at Portland Ore Harp said two state police invest gators flew to Oregon saturday a a to Lake statements and to make sure we know what kind of evidence we quiz and Denton also suspects in the disappearance of two Louisiana fishermen the n order of a Louisiana motor cyclist and the Ai auction and slaying of Lames Melvin Short. A Purcell okla cab Driver prosecutor Paul Williams a of Booneville. Ark., who Al owl murder charges against quiz and Denton in Logan circuit court last week said saturday Oklahoma and finneral authorities have indicate Ltd they will allow Arkansas to try the men first. In Arkansas murder of a Law enforcement officer is a capital offence punishable i y death life without parole or life in prison the prosecutor in a Rady county okla where Short s sed b Fly was found said he will Quot defer to Arkan and Sas Quot to prosecute quiz Vinton Williiams said Williams said extradition papers will be mailed to Oregon this seek Prosi Rutor George steel of Nashville has quiz and Denton in Montgomery circuit court with the death of James but agreed to let Williams handle extradition "1 presume that would mean we would bring them to trial Here on the u Gan county charge but that could change of course if we should decide they have a i Etter Case in Montgomery county Quot Williams said Carter Warnke meet set by Quience Mcqullar Washington up president Carter and his chief arms negotiator concerning themselves not Only with forthcoming decisions on major new weapons systems but also Wiki a new russian attack on Paul Wamke. Warnke had a meeting with the president scheduled for Early afternoon. He Heads the negotiating team that is trying to work out a new arms treaty to replace the 1972 Salt agreement that expires in october. And he was the object of the latest soviet criticism. Red Star Krasnaya zvezda the newspaper of the soviet military. Attacked Warnke for ignoring uie Quot most serious and most acute pro blend connected with the arms race Quot in favor of cliches about the Quot myth of the soviet own aces Wamke told a joint congressional committee last wednesday there is Quot a soviet military buildup i cannot fully red Star continuing a drumbeat of soviet criticism of the Carter administration called talk of a military buildup an Quot invention and said the soviet Union Only Quot sustains such a defense potential necessary for reliable Carter and Warnke also faced the need to make decisions soon on two new a and controversial a weapons the Soke led Neutron bomb which kills by radiation while leaving intact most structures outside the Impact Range and the my missile an expensive new intercontinental rocket capable of delivering up to 12 individually targeted warheads with near pinpoint accuracy. The Senate currently is considering production funds for the Neutron bomb and Carter has promised a decision next month on whether to go ahead with it the my is not that close to production but it too. Will require a presidential decision before the 1979 budget submission next january. Meanwhile the administration had no response to a report Carter is weighing the possibility of leaving some tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea once the american troop withdrawal is completed. Both the White House and the state department declined comment sunday on the Story which appeared in the Boston Globe. The newspaper said it was told by Quot Well placed sources Quot that Carter is reconsidering a decision to pull out All . Tactical nuclear weapons at the same time ground forces being phased out of South Korea. A spokesman for the White House sunday said Quot we have no comment Quot on the report. Senate to vote on Neutron bomb proposal Ford disappointed at Salt Progress Brylke Banahan Washington a rigorous examination of president Carters Energy plan will occupy much of Congress time this week but at the top of today a Senate Agenda is a vote 00 giving Congress the final say in adding the Neutron bomb to the nations nuclear Arsenil. Sen. Mark Hatfield. R ore., had earlier failed in an attempt to persuade the Senate to ban outright any deployment of the Neutron bomb. A Compromise he is sponsoring would permit either the House or Senate to veto a decision by Carter to go a head with the weapon. A proposal requiring both houses to veto the bomb was Given a better Chance of ii Proval. However. The Neutron bomb which relies on controlled radiation to kill enemy soldiers rather than the huge explosive Power of other nuclear weapons has been criticized As an addition to the arms race. Proponents say it provides a needed weapon for the North Atlantic treaty organization whose european forces outnumbered by soviet and Eastern european forces. As it returns from its to Day Independence Day break. Congress has less than a month to work on a heavy legislative Load before leaving town for the traditional August recess. The Senate is due to vote this week on Carter s proposal to halt a controversial reactor project that would produce Awre plutonium than it con a a so Mes. The president said earlier this year he wants to end . Development of such nuclear breeder reactors such As the one planned for the Clinch River nuclear Power Plant now under construction in Tennessee. Carter said such facilities would provide an easy target for terrorists trying to build nuclear weapons. Environmentalists say the plants vulnerable to nuclear accidents. Supporters of the reactor say Japan the soviet Union and Western european nations proceeding with their own programs whether or not the United states cancels the Tennessee Plant and a plutonium recycling facility at Barnwell. . Carters ally in the Senate debate will be sen. Dale bumpers. Dark. Who plans an amendment to an Energy research and development administration appropriations Bill to allot $33 million to phase out the Clinch River Plant. Other senators will urge spending the full 1150 million for further construction. Sen. Frank Church a Idaho. A supporter of eventual plutonium development is expected to urge a Compromise $75 Mil i a authorization with a year s construction delay to give Carter time to dissuade other countries from proceeding with their plans. Vile the full House has few issues of Broad Public interest scheduled this week its com r mittens will be Busy. There House Senate committee meetings scheduled on the president s proposed Energy department with major differences to be ironed out Between the two versions Over How much control the White House will have in setting natural Gas prices. Other conference committees to attack differences in legislation setting Auto exhaust standards. A House Commerce sub com of Pittee has before it a proposal for an in month moratorium on the food and drug administration s plan to ban saccharin the artificial Sweettier which tests have linked to cancer in rats and humans. Three congressional co unit tees will spend most of the week working on the Carter Energy package. A critical test Wim come in the House Commerce committee when it votes for a second time on whether to deregulate natural Gas or to agree to a to .75 ceiling for each thousand cubic feet of Gas. As proposed in the administration Energy plan. At the same time the House and hoc Energy committee will begin wednesday to draw together the work of the established House panels making recommendations to the full House. The House committee is considered generally Friendly to Carter who May face a tougher test in the Senate Energy committee whose members begin their own first votes on the Energy plan this week. Vail. Olo i pm a former a resident Cerald Ford says the Carter Dammi stration will have to iii a fast if it Hopes to meet a deadline for a new agreement with the soviet i Ilion on strategic arms Lii Siua Tiomi a 1 am naturally Digap Pinche let Lylial More headway has t Lieen made Ford said i less there s to i Don t see How Llie re u oing to i us plete a Salt 11gem Ideiil armr lout i flirt Naid ins mini win re it Lulu ii we and Mil per rent m sigh i sni i Coulum Lyhl iii jul before i of rectum defeat a Hill with a new Sisle and a new drop Deal Olive Usu there s .1 Long ii la it he a said Carter n in Itu Sai l ii Negolia tons my of several isr. 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