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Friday, August 8, 1 975

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Five

Friday, August 8, 1975 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Five

FBI: O'Brien should ta

(Continued from Page 1)
In other developments yes-
terday:.
--A state law enforcement of-
ficial said "the most compelling
theory," in the Hoffa case was
that Hoffa was kidnaped or kill-
ed to prevent his expected at-
tempt to oust Frank Fitzsim-
mons as Teamsters president.
-In New Jersey, a man who
claimed he was a sometime
Hoffa bodyguard said Hoffa had
been attempting to gather in-

formation in hopes of obtaining
indictments a g a i n s t Fitzsim-
mons and other rival Teamsters
officials. James Hoffa denied
his father had ever hired such
a bodyguard.
-There were reports that
Hoffa had somehow gotten ac-
cess to $1 million shortly before
he disappeared, either from the
union pension fund or through
liquidation of some investments.
Hoffa's son also denied that his
father withdrew any union funds.

-Sources said O'Brien told
the FBI that he, O'Brien, was
in the area where Hoffa was
last seen, and again the next
day when Hoffa's car was dis-
covered abandoned.
-Sources also said O'Brien
recently shifted allegiance from
Hoffa to his bitter rival, Fitz-
simmons. But O'Brien, reached
in West Memphis, Ark., said he
never quarreled with Fitzsim-
mons in the first place and
would say nothing about the
Hoffa case.
O'BRIEN had been close to

k polygraph
Hoffa since O'Brien was a child simmons in the first place.
until late last year, according
to a source close to the federal "FITZ AND I never had a
probe. falling out. He's the general
Barbara C r a n c e r, Hoffa's president and I work for him.
daughter, reported a serious de- I just followed his orders and
terioration in O'Brien's relation- I've always tried to do my best
ship with her father. She said for him."
they had not seen one another Another report, neither con-
in seven months. firmed nor denied by Hoffa's
One s o u r c e said O'Brien son, was that Hoffa liquidated a
"made peace" with Fitzsim- $1 million investment in a
mons after O'Brien was threat- Pennsylvania mining firm late
ened with a transfer to a union last month.
job in Alaska last winter. In The younger Hoffa would say
West Memphis, O'Brien denied only that this investment is un-
he had ever quarreled with Fitz- related to the disappearance.

Reform measure to face
stiff opposition from GOP

(Continued from aPo 1)
to the present federal check-off.
"If there is not sufficient monies
from the check-off, less money
will be pro-rated to the candi-
dates," s a i d Representative
Perry Bullard (D-Ann Arbor).
-lobbyists to be regplated.
They would be required to file
their expenditures every three
months and report spendings of
$50 or more on a politician with-
in one month.
-lobbyists to receive up to
90 days in jail and paya maxi-
mum of $1,000 for giving a gift
of $10 or more to a public offi-
cial or to a member of the of-
icial's family. G o1 f, sports
tickets and other such outings
would-be included.
A POLITICAL Ethics Com-
mission will enforce the bill,
which if passed, would affect
s o m e 20,000 public officials
state-wide.
The Senate version of the bill
is now pending before the House
and they must approve that ver-
sion before the bill goes to Mil-
l iken.

"The Democrats (in the
House) will support the Senate
version," Bullard said yester-
day, "and it will take immed-
iate effect." January 1 is the
date, according to Bullard.
Senator Gilbert Bursley (R-
Ann Arbor) also supports the
bill, according to his a i d e,
Doug Smith.

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