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Spain frees political prisoners.
MADRID (UPI) -King Juan bombings, slayings and kidnap- with the government in shaping
Carlos granted amnesty yester- ings. Spain's democratic future.
day to most of Spain's political The king's decision came in
prisoners in a move designed to response to nationwide pro-am- LAVILLA SAID the amnesty
bring about reconciliation in nesty street demonstrations and would affect all those jailed for
post-Franco Spain. numerous petitions, including "political offenses and personal
The national news agency one from his own government opinions," and would be extend-
Cifra estimated the amnesty and another from the Roman ed to about 100 conscientious ob-
would mean freedom for more Catholic Church. Both said an jectors imprisoned for refusing
than 400 of Spain's 636 political amnesty would help to over- to carry arms.
prisoners. come old hatreds stirred by the Lavilla also said nine mili-
1935-39 civil war that brought tary officers convicted of sedi-
JUSTICE Minister Landelino the late Generalissimo Francis- tion because of their member-
Lavilla said the amnesty was co Franco to power. ship in a clandestine army
"wide" and would affect all po- T h e democratic opposition group called Military Demo-
litical prisoners except those parties have made the granting cratic Union would be released,
convicted of violence - mostly of a sweeping amnesty one of but will be forced to retire from
Basque nationalists convicted of their conditions for cooperation the armed forces.
Listo f kidnap vitis found

CHOWCHILLA, Calif. (A .-
A scrawled list of the names
of 26 kidnaped children and a
school bus driver was found
when officers searched the
home of one suspect in the
case, a published report said
yesterday.
The Redwood City Tribune
quoted sources as saying the
list, written on a paper bag,
named the children in the order
in which they were herded one
by one from vans into their
makeshift underground prison
at a rock quarry.
AFTER THE kidnap victims
escaped, they told authorities
that their abductors wrote down
their names as they were ush-
ered into the buried moving
van.
The Tribune said the list was
found at the home of Frederick

Woods, 24, one of three men
jailed in connection with the
case. His family's 80-acre estate
on the San Francisco Peninsula
was searched July 21, six days
after the kidnaping.
The newspaper's report was
confirmed to The Associated
Press by an independent source
close to the investigation, but
the source gave no further de-
tails.
M E A N W H I L E, a
sheriff investigating the case
said Friday he hopes to learn
a motive for the crime by draw-
ing a "psychological profile" of
Woods and two other young sus-
pects, including "their habits"
and "their genes."
Madera County Sheriff Ed
Bates added that although the
three men are behind bars, au-,

No. 2 FBI. man admits
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thorities still are pursuing leads
that others may have helped in
the mass abduction. He said at
least two of the children men-
tioned a fourth kidnaper.
"I don't know at this stage
that there's any hard evidence
that a fourth person was in-
volved," he said. "It's possi-
ble, but I don't know of any
hard evidence."
ALAMEDA County Asst. Dist.
Atty. John Meehan agreed that
there is "still a lot of investiga-
tion needed to pull information
together. We have no firm proof
that others were involved, but
we're working on it."
A manhunt for the three men
wanted in the kidnaping ended
Thursday with Woods' arrest
in Vancouver, Canada, and the
arrest earlier in the day of
James Schoenfeld, 24, on the
San Francisco Peninsula. Scho-
enfeld's 22 - year - old brother,
Richard, turned himself in July
23.
But none of the three seems
to fit one of the composite
drawings of the kidnapers
sketched with the help of sev-
eral of the children who vanish-
ed with their bus driver July
is.
ASKED ABOUT Thursday's
arrests, Bates said, "Yeah, I'm
happy. It's a relief."
But Bates said be still was
bothered by the question of
why the three accused men al-
legedly kidnaned the busload
of children from this quiet
farming town and sealed them
in a moving van buried in a
rock quarry 95 miles away. The
victims pried their way out af-
ter 17 hours.
"I want to draw a osvcholog-
ical profile of the subjects -
their habits, their genes, their
educations, their backgrounds
- every known thing that could
possibly give us a clue to their
motivation," said Bates. "Were
they seeking publicity? Were
they trying to prove to their
parents they didn't need mon-
ey? Was there a deeper psy-
chological need? What are their
political beliefs?"

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volved in a serious abuse of
power. They have declined to
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Held, a 35-year FBI veteran
who was head of the Chicago
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pointment as associate director,
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Minority parties await
decision on ballot bill
By GEORGE LOBSENZ
Michigan minority parties are anxiously awaiting a court
decision Monday that will determine the constitutionality of a
bill requiring minority parties to garner a certain percentage of
votes in Tuesday's primary in order to earn a spot on the Novem-
ber ballot.
According to Libertarian and U.S. Labor Party spokesmen,
judges reviewing the joint suit filed by the two parties in con-
junction with an American Civil Liberties Union suit, have made
a verbal commitment to hand down a decision before the August 3
primary.
THE BILL, CALLED the Minority Party bill-Michigan law
1323-was passed last May 8. Since its passage, supporters of the
Libertarian, U.S. Labor, Communist Labor, Socialist Worker, and
Socialist Labor parties have decried its constitutionality, and
claimed it was passed only to serve the purposes of the two major
parties, particularly the Democrats.
The bill requires minority parties to amass three tenths of
one per cent of the total votes cast in the primary for a spot on
the November ballot. Proponents of the bill claim it was initiated
because there was not sufficient room on the ballot to accom-
modate the number of parties attempting to secure a spot.
Libertarian state Chairman James Hudler conceded that this
was once the case, but no longer.
"THERE IS ONLY room for nine parties on the machine
ballot," said Hudler, "and at the time the bill was introduced, 14
parties were trying to get on the ballot."
However, only nine parties now have submitted enough peti-
tions to qualify for the ballot, "so this bill isn't really even
necessary anymore," he says.
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Rights Division has been inves-
tigating whether FBI personnel
committed criminal violations
of the civil rights of Americans
by breaking into the homes and
offices of political militants.
FBI director Clarence Kel-
ley has acknowledged that the
FBI committed some burglar-
les as recently as April 1973,
three months before he took of-
fice.
However, the Socialist Work-
ers party's Denver office was
burglarized earlier this month
and the department is investi-
gating whether an FBI inform-
er, Timothy Redfern, commit-
ted the break-in.
Party attorneys were ques-
tioning Redfern under oath in
a deposition in Denver yester-
day.
According to the National Au-
tomobile Club, about 14 per
cent of all the petroleum used
annually in the U. S. goes to
passenger automobiles.

CITY NOTI4

Attention voters trom
Ward 1, Precinct 2, South Quad
Your POLLING PLACE for the August 3, 1976, primary
election has been moved from South Quad to
WEST QUAD, 541 THOMPSON ST.

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