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By The AP and Reuter
SAN FRANCISCO - Randolph
Hearst said yesterday he would
carry out a two-million-dollar
food distribution program which
he hopes will result in the release
of his kidnapped daughter, Pa-
tricia.
The money would be delivered
to a tax exempt charity organiza-
tion, said Hearst, the president
and editor of the San Francisco
Examiner.

Hearst said that 500,000 dollars
of the amount would come from
his own funds and called that
amount, "a substantial part of
my personal assets."
The remaining 1.5 million dol-
lars will be made available by
the Hearst Foundation, he told a
press conference at his home in
Hillsborough, south of San Fran-
cisco.
The board of directors of the
foundation voted to contribute

What fuel shortage?
Despite the energy crisis, thousands of persons jammed the Daytona Speedway for the annual running
of the Daytona 500. Speedway officials said the crowd was almost as large as last year's record crowd.
HELD AT WALTER REED:
Secret Service gives custody
of helicopter bandit to Army

Cambodian wai
By AP, UPI and Reuter the fighting. Scores of foxholese
Insurgent gunners ambushed a were abandoned by the insurgents,t
Mekong River convoy yesterday, it was reported from the battled
setting two ammunition barges area.f
ablaze,, Phnom Penh port officials To the south of Phnorn Penh,
said. government troops tried to crosst
They said first reports indicatedj the Prek Thnot River to establish
one person was killed and four a bridgehead, but were driven backr
were wounded. by heavy machine gun fire from
The ambush came as the 10-yes- insurgent bunkers, field reporters
sel convoy was steaming up the said.
Mekong River 26 to 29 miles south- The Prek Thnot runs from east to
east of Phnom Penh. west and makes a bulge towardf
The vessels continued on toward ; the north, bringing it withia sixt
Phnom Penh for .arrival last night. miles of the capital.. Military in-
Other vessels in the convoy were telligence says the area is wherep
cargo ships and petroleum tank- insurgents have positioned ca p-y
ers. tared American-made guns t h a t
THE AMBUSH was the first ma- have been shelling Phnom P e n hn
jor attack on the shipping lane dur- and taking hundreds of lives in thea
ing thecurrent dry season. last two months.
The convoys must run a 60-1 IN SAIGON meanwhile, Presi-r
mile gauntlet from the South Viet- dent Nguyen Van Thieu accepted ac
namese border to Phnom P e n h , new cabinet including many of the1
considered a dangerous trip in ministers who resigned last weeko
the dry season when the r i v e r amid a deteriorating economic sit-a
narrows. uation and corruption allegationg._
With all of Phnom Penh's major The list contained 19 names, two
overland routes cut by the rebels, fewer than before.I
keeping the Mekong River =open is But no fewer than 15 of them
vital to Phnom Penh's economic were from the old cabinet and 12
survival, of the old guard retained the posts
ELSEWHERE in Cambodia, gov- ' they gave up last Friday.
ernament forces nine miles north- The cabinet, named by Inforna-I
west of the capital drove insurgents tion Minister Hoang Duc Nha, in-
from the Somali Pagoda and tried cluded none of Thieu's opponents'
to trap 1,200 rebels believed to despite U.S. pressure to broaden
be in the area, field reporters said. the base of his government.
The pagoda was destroyed in Government sources had said

that amount after members of the
Hearst family had disqualified
themselves from the voting,
Hearst said.
A GROUP calling itself the
Symbionese Liberation Army
(SLA) has claimed responsibility
for kidnapping Patricia Hearst
two weeks ago yesterday from
her Berkeley apartment.
In its original demand, her
abductors indicated they wanted
Sflares
earlier that the cabinet resigned to
take moral responsibility over the
dismissal of Veteran's Minister
Pham Van Dohg because of alleged
.inks with illegal gambling opera-
tions.
THE SAIGON military command
reported 152 battlefield incidents
in Vienam during the 36 hours end-
ing at midday yesterday.
Meanwhile, South Vietnamese
forces have occupied a fifth island,
the disputed Spratly Nrchipelago
in the South China Sea, without op.
position, informed sources s a id '
yesterday.
The sources said the South Viet-
namese navy put about 30 men:
ashore Sunday. Similar small gar-
risons were landed in recent weeks{
on four other of the 11 barren is-
lands, which are believed to have
oil deposits beneath the seabed;
around them.
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Hearst to provide 70 dollars worth
of foodstuffs for each of Cali-
fornia's estimated 2.5 million
needy. The cost of such an opera-
tion has been estimated at be-
tween 200 and 400 million dollars.
"We have to find an organiza-
tion that can handle the food dis-
tribution program," Hearst said.
"We have to find a proper con-
duit.
"This is a gesture of good will.
There's no guarantee that Pa-
tricia's going to get home on
this. This is an honest effort on
my part to do what I can, and
that's all I can do," he said.
HEARST SAID he has also
asked noted San Francisco law-
yer William Coblentz to see that
two SLA members charged with
the murder of Oakland Schools
Supt. Marcus Foster last Nov. 6
get a fair trial.
Hearst had said it would be im-
possible to meet the SLA's
original demand.
Then last Saturday, five days

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n plan
after the principal demand had
been received, Hearst received
another message from his kid-
napped daughter and her abduc-
tors.
"It was never, intended that
you feed the whole state," Pa-
tricia told her family in a tape
recorded message. "So whatever
you come up with, is basically
okay. They (the SLA) have every
intention that you should be able
to meet their demands, and they
understand that you want to."
THE HEARSTS received that
communique through the Rev-
erend Cecil Williams, pastor of a
counter-culture church in San.
Francisco.
The Reverend Williams, who
also organized a coalition of
groups to oversee the food dis-
tribution, said yesterday, "I am
convinced that Patty Hearst is
going to be released. I am also
convinced that the peoples of
this land that have gone hungry
are going to be fed."

WASHINGTON (Reuter) - The
Secret Service yesterday dropped
charges against a young A r m y
private forced down by gunfire in
a stolen military helicopter on the.
White House grounds early Sunday.
The soldier, 20-year-old Private
Robert Preston, instead turned him-
self over voluntarily to the Army
for legal action.
Preston, a chubby-faced, f a i r-
haired youth, made a brief appear-
axice in a local court where hr fac-
ed charges of unlawful entry into
White House grounds.
Army sources said he likely
would be charged with unlawful ap-
propriation of government proper-
ty, which carries a maximum sen-
tence of three to five years in the

stockade and dishonorable dis-
charge.
PRESTON HAD commandeered
an Army Huey-1HB helicopter from
Fort Meade Army Base shortly af-
ter midnight Sunday and went on a
wild two-hour joyride over the 25-
mile highway between the Mary-
land base and Washington, pur-
sued by Maryland State Police
helicopters.
Preston commandeered the heli-
copter with ease as he drove onto
the airfield at the Fort M e a d e,
base.
He careened along the Washing-
ton-Baltimore Highway, buzzing po-
lice cars and other venicles, made
a low pass over Washington's Na-
tional Airport and then swung over
the White House, where S e c r e t

Service agents and police w e r e
immediately put on the alert.
Preston zig-zagged back towards
Fort Meade, chased by two Mary-
land State Police helicopters, then
returned to the White House amost
exactly an hour after his f i r s t
pass over the stately colonial style
executive mansion.
. This time, guards were ready.
Blasting away with shotguns, 4hey
forced the errant pilot to what one
'agent called "a rough landing' on
the White House south lawn.
PRESTON, who suffered super-
ficial gunshot wounds in the leg
and buttocks, was nulled from the
aircraft, handc'ffed and led away
to Walter Reed Hosoital for treat-
ment. He was later taken to the
local police headquarters to, be
charged with trespessing Q and then
returned to Walter Reed's psychia-
tric department.
After his brief apearance in
court yesterday mornina, he was
handcuffed and taken frorn t h e
building with an army -ind civilian
police escort, hustled into an armrly
police car and driven at high speed
back to Walter Reed Hlositai.
A hospital sookesperioo S a i d
Preston was being kept under close
guard at the psychiatric w i n g
thought it was not known how long
he would remain there.

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Progran of Events
Thursday, Feb. 21-Power Center
7:30-ntroduction, opening of conference
8:00-Pat Sumi, chairperson, Third World Womens Alliance
9:00-Chicano Theatre, Teatro de los Estudiants
9:40-Ramsey Muniz, co-founder Raza Unida Party, presently gubernatorial
candidate in Texas
10:40-Conclusion
1 1 :00-Questions
Friday, Feb. 22-Hill Auditorium
7:30-Introduction
8:00-Clyde Bellacourt, co-founder American Indian Movement (AIM),
active Native American leader
8:50-Slide Show
9:10-Angela Davis
10:00-Workshops
"Stereotypes and Images." "An Awareness among minorities"
Speakers include:
-Aturo Ranjel, graduate student in social work and Political Science
-Phil Hayes, graduate student in Asian American Studies
-Moore Pamp, Native American Advocate
Little groups will be formulated in order to have deep discussions
10:00-Workshop
"An Insight into the Minority Communities"
Speakers include:
-Pat Sumi, Third Word Womens Alliance
-Wagner Wheeler, Native American Student Association
-Olga Villa, Midwest Council of La Raza and other informed persons
10:00-Workshop
"International Issues"
-Beatrice Berry, Black Africa
-Southeast Asia, a member of Indochina Peace Campaign
Fri. Workshops: Michigan League
Saturday, Feb. 23
11:00-MASS RALLY on the Diag to support sisters and brothers at the
Wounded Knee trials
Speakers include:
-Eddie Bentin, Native American leader, Minnesota
-Clyde Bellacourt
2:00-Workshop
"Campus Politics: Misrepresentation and Repression"
Speakers include:
-Ted Liu, co-director of Minority Affairs Commission,
Student Govt. Council
-Lee Gill, former president of Student Govt. Council
-Lydia Ortiz, active member of Chicano at Michigan,
co-director of Minority Affairs Commission, SGC
-Marcia Fishman, council person for Student Govt. Council
3 :00-Workshop
"The Racist Nature of Our Education"
Speakers include:
-Arturo Marroquin, Professor of Psychology at U of M
-Les Owens, director of Afro-American Studies
-Bill Wei, Doctoral Candidate for Chinese Studies, member of Eastwind
-Kevin Hart, Native American Student Association
4:00-Workshop
"Minority Programs: The Need and the Absence"
Speakers include:
-Wagner Wheeler, Native American Student Association
-Richard Garland, the Black Advocate
-Homero de la Crus
5:00-Workshop
"National Issues"

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