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Daily Review (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Hayward, California The. Doily . Saturday. July Man charged in discotheque fire Bridgeport. Conn. Up _ a 22-year-old Man from a working class neighbourhood in wealthy Greenwich Conn was charged Friday with setting a fire which ravaged a swinging singles discotheque on the new York Connecticut Border killing 24 persons in a suffocating Cloud of Black smoke. Authorities charged the suspected arsonist Peter Leonard broke into the Carol lanes a Bowling Alley sharing the same building Complex with Gulliver s discotheque through a skylight in the Early morning hours of june 30, and stole a radio packs of cigarettes and change from a cigarette machine. Then authorities charged while More than 200 Young persons danced to the music of the Rock band Leonard set fire to a Nursery area in the basement where mothers left their children when they went Bowling. The thick acrid smoke apparently carried by the building Complex s air conditioning system filled the discotheque s dance floor called the touching off a panic stricken Stampede of gasping choking customers who trampled each other As they made for the main exit. Nixon mortgage is postponed Washington a president Nixon has arranged a six month postponement of his final mortgage payment on his san Clemente estate officials said Friday. Originally a balloon payment of was due monday along with in interest. Under the new arrangement the president will pay the interest and Only a Small amount on the principal on monday. The officials who talked to a reporter As the president was flying toward the Ocean Side Home for a working vacation said a similar Extension also was being obtained by an investment company formed by two of the president s friends to help him buy the property. According to the arrangement worked out by his California lawyer and officials of title insurance Trust the new bal Loon payment on the mortgage would be due in mid january the officials said. They said Nixon s mortgage interest rate of 7.5 per cent would remain unchanged. This is something of a break for the president since mortgage rates have risen to 9 per cent or More since he bought the property in 1969. Japan prime minister resigns Tokyo up Takeo Miki Japan s american educated Deputy prime minister resigned priday plunging the two year old government of prime minister Kakuei Tanaka into a major political crisis. Miki a 67-year-old graduate of the University of Southern California told newsmen he quit because Tanaka had snubbed his proposals for the modernization and cleanup of the ruling Liberal democratic party. Miki who headed the Liberal faction in the lip had been one of Tanaka s strongest supporters and was also minister of environmental affairs. His resignation was a heavy blow to Tanaka who faces a Tough re election Battle next year As party president a Post that carries with it the premiership. Miki s resignation followed the party s electoral setback last sunday when the lip barely retained a majority in the upper House of parliament. State rests Case in 27 killings san Antonio Tex. Up state strengthening its evidence with a confession from the 18-year-old defendant rested its Case Friday against Elmer Wayne Henley charged with killing 6 of 27 victims of a sex and torture District attorney Carol Vance who presented 24 witnesses and introduced 96 pieces of evidence in five Days of testimony stressed Henley s written and spoken confessions of the bizarre killings on the final Day of the prosecution s Case. The defendant s grandmother mrs. Christeen Weed said after the state rested she still Felt her grandson is innocent. I Don t feel the boy is she said. It s in god s Henley is charged along with David. Owen Brooks 19, with participation in the torture killings that claimed 27 lives. Brooks is awaiting trial. The boys were All killed in the Houston area but Henley s trial was transferred to san Antonio because of the publicity at Houston. Man loses at russian Roulette Berkeley a a 31year-old postal worker apparently shot and killed himself playing russian Roulette with a .38 Caliper revolver police said today. The victim John w. Thomas was known to have made quite a bit of Money playing russian Roulette at bars before he lost thursday night said police sgt. David Sylstra. Sylstra said Thomas was using a weapon owned by Dale love of Oakland in Thomas Home. Sylstra said Thomas had tightened the game s Odds by using two cartridges instead of one and pulling the trigger twice. The gun discharged on the second trigger pull. Mrs. Dianna Thomas rushed to the living room and saw her husband slumped on the Couch. Sylstra said love left with the weapon but showed up at the Berkeley police station a Short time later. He was questioned about the incident but not held. Humbold Park Extension urged summer storm a group of people wait out a lightning and thunderstorm by taking. Ref Uge in the Pavilion of Denver s Cheesman Park while a Bolt of lightning snakes through the sum Mer sky. The storm caused Power outages and two minor House fires and disruption of traffic lights. Reno up i the . Forest service has requested withdrawal of about 14.000 acres of National resource lands to enlarge the Humboldt National Forest in Elko and White Pine counties. The Bureau of land management said the withdrawal request asks that the lands involved remain open to All mining and Mineral leasing Laws. The proposed withdrawal includes land in Bull run mountains South of the Duck Valley Indian reservation and land in Ruby and Huntington valleys adjacent to the present National Forest boundaries. Homemade bomb latest terrorist threat Sacramento a the latest weapon in the terrorist Arsenal could be a homemade atomic bomb or enough nuclear material to. Spread deadly radiation the chief of the state office of emergency services said Friday. Recent publicity has in creased the chances of terrorists going said Robert Vickers director of the Oes. In a june 28 letter mailed to California police chiefs and county sheriffs. Vickers said threats of radioactive blackmail already have been received. No doubt the number will escalate in the immediate fun Vickers said in the let Ter. Stolen radioactive substances would provide the raw material for terrorist blackmail Vickers said. "1 would like to think that they could to and i m not cer Tain that they can but i be heard of occasions where it has been Vickers said. I think it would be pretty difficult but not beyond the realm of possibility with books they have in libraries these Days they could put together something that could be Vickers said in an interview. Even if it was t very destructive in itself it would probably be a dirty bomb and that would be More dangerous in Vickers added. Mailing radioactive material or threatening to release it in some Way that could expose Large numbers of persons to radiation would be other possible tactics of terrorists Vickers said. Carroll Righter Horoscope for sunday Aries mar. 21 to apr. 19 attend the services that a peal to you. Good Day to talk Over some important business matters with a Clever Businessperson. Taurus apr. 20 to May 20 make sure your health and appearance Are improved now so you can accomplish More. Accept a worthwhile invitation extended you. Gemini May 21 to june 21 get those tasks done that give you a better inkling what your position will be in the future. Make your life much happier. Moon children june 22 to july 21 plan just How to improve your social Posi Tion and Contact Good friends who can be helpful. Think along logical lines. Leo july 22 to aug. 21 get out of that comfortable rut you Are in go where you can meet important persons. Engage in civic work in late afternoon. Virgo aug. 22 to sept. 22 go to where you can study whatever is of a highly philosophical nature and make the acquaintance of interesting persons. Libra sept. 23 to oct. 22 find a better method for handling any obligations that Are yours right now. Engage in civic work and get excellent results. Scorpio oct. 23 to nov. 21 an Ideal Day to meet with associates informally and get the results that Are hard to get at the office. Attend a group affair. Sagittarius nov. 22 to dec. 21 plan the new week s work and activities intelligently. Make yourself As charming As you can. Cut Down on your weight. Capricorn dec. 22 to Jan. 20 know what kind of amusement you want today and go after it without listen no to what others have to say. Sidestep argument. Aquarius Jan. 21 to feb. 19 you have been neglecting Home duties of late and this would be a Fine Day to devote to just that. Avoid a troublemaker. A Towli motion Ond continuation of the morning new5 published of the review inc. Floyd spoil president Ond publisher William Chi Cote Burin ii manager entered at port Ohilie Howard. Cali fornia 01 Don matter under the act of Congre ii March 3, 1697. And Drem All to 116 w. Winton ave., . Box 3127. Hoy word co. 94540. Suggested subscription rates 15 cent per Topy wee Doyi 35 Henri sunday one month Publ Hong daily inducing Sun Doyi 116 w. Winton ave., Hayward a1ameoa county co. 94544 Haywa Dorfice. Bran., 783-6111 -351-6210 san Leanoro office 125 Patron st., son Leandro co. 94577 phone 357.3800 Fremont office. 122 Center Square Fremont co., 94536 phone 793-1212 mem1h audit Bureau circulation free ice skating lessons with Price of admission every monday morning july 15th-aug. 26th lesson begins at 10 . Public skating session . All Ages no pre registration necessary Southland ice Arena Southland mall Hayward 785-7750 Pisces feb. 20 to mar. 20 engage in philosophical and religious studies of your Choice and elevate your thoughts. Attend fun places with friends later. Sniper fires on . Police san Francisco a a sniper fired at two Plain clothes policemen assisting in an arrest in the Haight Ashbury area Friday but neither was struck officers said. Firemen controlled a Blaze which broke out in the three Story building from which the gunfire came As the officers were on their Way to help another unit police said. Officers said it was believed the fire May have been set to destroy evidence. Police said they took three persons in custody in the Vicin Ity but would not release their identities. No injuries were reported in the i . Incident. Public affairs officer Michael o Toole said police cordoned off the smoking building at Clayton and Page streets in an Effort to flush out other possible suspects. O Toole said it was not known what Type of weapon was used or How Many persons were involved. San Lorenzo Syvio Merajo 278-1121 w-f9-6 Sot. Sim. 12-4 san Jose 40 so. First 279-1681 of 9.6 sat. . 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By United feature Syndicate inc. Ultra Liberal senator Cranston Southern Alameda county saturday. July 13tlf 12 noon to i pm sunday july 14th i. My to 10pm Public cordially 32975 Alvarado Niles Road Union City Ali Lafornia s senator Craston says there was no conflict of interest but two san Diego Bankers provided him with a s20.000 loan and other ser vices while he was a Mem Ber of the Senate banking committee. The same Bankers later gave him in contributions. The loan went to staff and operate an unofficial Community services office or Cranston fora 16 month period. Cranston said the Bank ers Robert Peterson and Richard Sil Bonnan were just friends. Both Are out of the country and unavailable for comment. As the matter of fact Campaign committee records on file with the Secretary of state show that a series of Loans were made to citizens for Cranston committee by the United California Bank As Well. Michael Kantor. Director of Cranston s current Campaign for reelection said that Cranston did not have to put up any Colla teral for the loan from the hankers. A Story in the san fran Cisco examiner said one Senate official called the arrangement unique Al though it is not unusual for members of the Senate banking committee to get Large contributions from Banks during a Campaign. He admitted Cranston is the Only member of the banking committee who had an office financed by Bankers. When the Sari Decigo of fice was closed Down at the end of 1973, the same two Bankers who arranged the loan Peterson and Silbur Man donated to cover the amount of the loan that had been expended to cover the office expenses. They spread the contributions around through a series of crans ton committees said the san Francisco examiner. Limited time trial subscription for 4 months. Enclose mail in Coupon name. Address. . Clip out and Send to California Independent 1236n.biackstone, Fresno Ca. 93703

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