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October 25, 1980 - Image 7

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The Michigan Daily-Saturday, October 25, 1980--Page 7

Ex-CIA man
indicted for
leaks to
oviet Union
From AP and staff reports
WASHINGTON-A federal grand
jury yesterday indicted a former CIA
employee on chairges of passing U.S.
naidnal defense secrets to the Soviet
The one-count indictment was retur-
ned in Baltimore against David Henry
Barnett, 47, of Bethesda, Md., who had
orked as a CIA covert bperative for 12
ears, mostly overseas.
The indictment charged Barnett with
violating the Espionage Act by giving
Soviet agents classified information in-
volving a secret CIA operation known
as HA-BRINK. The Justice Department
described it as a CIA effort to obtain
Soviet manuals, weaponry, instrumen-
ts, and parts.
THE JUSTICE Department said
Barnett turned the information over to
Soviet agents during the period begin-
' ing-Oct. 31, 1976 and ending. Feb. 27,
977, in Vienna, Austria, and Jakarta,
If convicted, Barnett could face a
maximum penalty of life in prison.t
However, law enforcement sources
have said that the government'has
worked out an agreement with Bar
nett's attorney under which he planned
to plead guilty. Normally in such
agreements the government recom-
ends less than the maximum possible
A 1955 graduate of the University
with an A.B. in English, Barnett was a
contract employee of the CIA from 1958
to 1960 and from 1961 to 1963. He then
served as a regular intelligence officer
handling covert assignments from 1963
until 1970, when he voluntarily resigned
to enter private buisness.
BARNETT AND his wife and three
children have been unreachable since
first word of the case leaked to news
rganizations Wednesday night.
The Justice Department said,
however, that Barnett was not in
custody and that he and his lawye had
promised that Barnett would be
available for all court appearances in
the case.
The Justice Department'said that
between 1965 and 1967 he was assigned
to CIA headquarters in Langley, Va.,
where he provided support and super-
ision of clandestine operations over-
The department said Shat from
rJanuary 1979 to last March, Barnett
was again employed by the CIA as a
dontract employee.
The State Department's 1969
Biographic Register shows that from
August 1967 to 1969 he served as a
political officer in the U.S. consulate
Surabaya, Indonesia, with the rank of
Fifth Class Foreign Service Reserve

Demolition derby Daily Photo by DAVID HARRIS
An enthusiastic student helps destroy the pride of Detroit. The man and the car were. participtnts yesterday in the
annual homecoming Evans Scholar car bash near the Dental Building.

College newspaper
lists narcotics prices
CHICAGO (AP)-The Drug Enfor- pound lots. Acid and speed listings are
cement Administration says it is "ap- for "hits" and per 100 tablets.
palled" by a listing of'street prices of The index is as up to date as closing
various drugs in a college newspaper, markets on a newspaper financial
and school officials say it is page, officials said. The newspaper
"deplorable" but they can't stop it. refuses to discuss the listing and its
The Chicago Illini, a student source for the prices.
publication distributed on the Univer- "It's absolutely appalling and I can't
sity of Illinois-Chicago campus, in- believe it," Mort Edelstein, regional
troduced its "Monthly Drug Index" in public information officer of the federal
Sept.22 editions. DEA, said Friday. "I've seen a lot of
OSCAR MILLER, dean of students, hippie-dippie publications and even
said be was aware of it at the time, but they don't run such a brazen thing. And
thought it only would be published once. the prices quoted are absolutely ac-
The index was back again' Monday curate.
with current street prices for "grass," "But there is nothing illegal about the
"coke," "acid," and "speed." Cocaine listing," he said. "It's a sad indicator of
prices are for grams, quarter ounces the public attitude toward drugs and is
and ounces. Marijuana prices are for another way of giving ammunition to
ounces, quarter pounds, pounds and 10- drug abusers."
Monthly Drug Index
Ounces $35-45 Grams $80-140
Quarters $115-130' Quarters $500-630
Pounds 815-475 Ounces $1850-2600
10 Lb. Lots $3800-4150
Reefer is beginning to swamp the mar- Acid
ket again. No surprise: the harvest season Hits $3-5
is upon us nowand no doubt the upcom- Per 100 $210-300
ing election has an little to do with the
situaion: Pot-deprived smokers tend not Sj'Led
to be overjoyed wi'th the incumbent ad- hits $1-2
ministration, and if the authorities aren't Per 100 $40-7:;
pursuing dealers with as much real as
uI~ual for a fi' w weeks, it's understandable.
A MONTHLY DRUG price index published by the University of Illinois-
Chicago student newspaper has university officials there disturbed by the
financial market tone of the piece.

thw Couq
1140 South University


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New York and should be making its
way west sometime in the near future.
Perhaps I'm beating a dead horse to
Fontinue in this vein, but again the
material from the album is noteworthy
solely for Allison's guitar mastery.
AND SO WENT most of the evening.
Allison typically trotted out the stan-
dard blues set numbers, including
"Every Day I Got the Blues," B. 1.
King's "Never Make a Move Too
Soon," and, you guessed it, "Sweet
Home Chicago."
Most of these were met with under-
stated resignation by the true blues
fans, but Allison woke up the dozing
kSith stirring guitar solos not included in
the originals and not likely to be

"Sweet Home Chicago" was par-
ticularly benefitted by this device.
Allison reeled off the lyrics rather
lamely and routinely, only to pull the
string on his audience with a dazzling
and remarkably varied exhibition of
guitar wizardry.
Finishing the song to what he judged
to be approval (I think it was the wild
roar that clued him in), Allison issued
an edict to any who might not be among
the standing. "If you don't think you
like what we're doing," quoth Allison,
"stick around-you will."
And quite a few people stuck around,
even for a slightly wearisome third set
full of Allison doing pretty much what

he had been doing all night. Maybe it
was just too much of a good thing, like
drinking half a gallon of Jack Daniels in
one sitting or playing Beethoven's Nin-
th unceasingly for two days (speaking
from personal experience).
Luther Allison is great in bursts, but
time distills the product. So call it an
overdose. Call it the natural effect of
being a critic. Call it whatever you like,
but guitar mastery or not, I was glad
when Allison called it quits. Enough is




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