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Wallace may bid for
MONTGOMERY, A.a. (AP) - Gov. governor would appoint Allen's widow,
George Wallace, who said earlier he Maryon, to fill the vacant seat until
would not run for public office this year, November, when Wallace will run for
is considering seeking the late James the seat ina special election.
Allen's U.S. Senate seat, an aide said But Camp called the report
yesterday. "premature," adding that the governor
Wallace may run in a special election had made no decision about whom to
to fill the last two years of Allen's term appoint or whether to run in the special
because of an "unbelieveable" number election.
of telephone calls, letters and Wallace could have himself appoin-
telegrams he has received urging him ted by stepping down as governor and
to do so, said the governor' press having Lt. Gov. Jere Beasley, who then
secretary, Billy Joe Camp. would become governor, appoint him to
Allen, whose Senate term expires in the post, but Camp said that was
early 1981, died of a heart attack last
Thursday at Gulf Shores, Ala.
Wallace can appoint a temporary B roo ke:
replacement but must by law call a
special election to choose a successor to CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP)-U.S. Si
Allen. (R-Mass.) said in court yesterday
Yesterday, ABC-TV reported that an misstatement and a mistake" ina financi
unidentified Wallace aide said the connection with his divorce last year, an
the pressure of threats.
Brooke's divorce from his wife of 31 y
become final June 15. But action has bh
I ' i ttle 'd Lawrence Pereera following published
gave two different versions of his worth
case and the other in his financial di
~ -C Senate.
req es t ,or STANDING IN THE witness box for
who is up for re-election in November, di
those alleged threats.
ex tra d ition"I had been receiving all sorts of thr
and exposure, that my political life woul
" said, staring at his estranged wife, Remi
d in front of him in Middlesex County Proba
"Scurrilous and malicious statemen
about me.
"THAT DID NOT excuse me. I am a
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawyers for took an oath to tell the truth and I misstate
Joan Little failed for the second time in Brooke had said in a deposition in the
three days yesterday to enlist the help owed $49,000 to Boston wholesale liquor
of the nation's highest court to block her Tye. He told the court yesterday that i
return to a North Carolina prison.
Supreme Court Justice Thurgood
Marshall yesterday rejected a request
that Little's extradition from New York
be postponed.
THE FULL court rejected a similar
request Monday, clearing the way for
her extradition. Your
In their newest attempt, lawyers for
Little contended that the high court's
intervention was justified because Nor-
th Carolina authorities have announced
their intention to prosecute their client D U P E S
for the crime of escape.
Little was serving time on a (Duplicate Slides)
breaking-and-entering conviction when
she escaped from a state prison near
Raleigh last October. She was arrested Eka hr
in New York City last December. KIIc~ 7Im
LITTLE, who is black, became a 1
rallying cause for civil rights and
women's rights activists when she
stood trial in 1975 on charges of mur- C olor C on
dering a North Carolina jail guard.
She was acquitted after testifying On 11
that she had stabbed the guard with an
ice pick to defend herself against an at-
tempted rape. BleRee)
Little's lawyers have been trying toBe
block her return to North Carolina,E title
charging that a conspiracy exists to kill E6 51e 4
her. North Carolina officials have
denied that any such plot exists.
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The Michigan Daily-Thursday, June 8, 1978-Page 7
Allen's Senate seat
unlikely. from the race three weeks ago, saying
Camp said, however, that Wallace he would retire to private life when his
might run for the seat in the special term expires in January.
election because of "the magnitude of He cannot by law succeed himself as
requests and encouragement" Wallace governor.
has received. Most of the requests, Wallace has not yet fixed a date for
Camp said, advanced the argument the special election to choose Allen's
that unless Wallace were elected, successor but has indicated he may set
Alabama would be without "an ex- it for Nov. 7, the day of the general elec-
perienced name in the Senate." tion. That would save the state the ex-
Alabama's other Senator, John pense of a special primary and special
Sparkman, is retiring this year. election, since voters could choose par-
Wallace, 58, had announced he would ty nominees for the special election in
run for Sparkman's seat but withdrew the regular primaries Sept. 5.
I misstated the facts'

en. Edward Brooke
that he "made a
al accounting filed in
d said he did it under
ears had been due to
een stayed by Judge
reports that Brooke
-one in the divorce
sclosure to the U.S.
90 minutes, Brooke,
id not say who made
eats about disclosure
d be ruined," Brooke
gia, who sat directly
te Court.
s were being made
member of the bar. I
ed the facts."
divorce case that he
dealer A. Raymond
n fact, he owed Tye

$2,000.
The rest of the money, Brooke contended, he owed to the
estate of his late mother-in-law, Teresa Ferrari Scacco. Under
questioning, however, Brooke acknowledged that the current
amount of that debt was actualy $30,000.
AT THE OPENING of yesterday's hearing, Judge Perera
said that if he found that the senator's misstatements had
misled his wife and her attorneys, he would reopen the case
and hold another trial.
The judge questioned Brooke directly for 90 minutes. When
he asked whether "a reasonable person ight have been
misled" as to his personal liabilities, Brooke replied: 'I don't
think this would have any real material value on the ultimate
settlement."
Brooke's attorney, Robert McGrath, accused Remigia
Brooke's lawyer, George Ford, of wanting to reopen the case
to increase her share of the property settlement.
"What he is looking for is what Mrs. Brooke has been
looking for from the beginning-everything," said McGrath.
Brooke's laywers distributed a financial statement listing
Brooke's net worth at $184,105 and his wife's nest worth, after
the divorce settlement, at $463,650. Remigia Brooke's assets
were listed at $480,000 in real estate, counterbalanced by a
debt of $16,000 on a mortage.

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