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Biloxi Sun Herald (Newspaper) - May 5, 1974, Biloxi, Mississippi Corley In Lively Page by AP Since 1884 90 - Number 213 Sunday May 5, 1974 120 cloudy through Details on Page Copy 25' Ireland Detectives raided an isolated house in southeast Ireland on Saturday and recovered unharmed all 19 paintings stolen in the world's art police they're a policeman woman discovered at the house was detained for and police credited a hunch by two policemen for the discovery of the a ransom letter had demanded that four Irish terrorists be transferred from British to Northern Ireland jails and a cash ransom be paid for the safe return of the police spokesman said the worth an estimated were wrapped in paper in a closet the rented house at a rural area 40 the city of The paintings including a a Goya a Frans Hals and three Rubens were reported under heavy guard at a police station Saturday works were stolen nine days ago from 100-room mansion of gold and diamond mining millionaire Sir Alfred A gang of thieves raided the mansion at hear tied up his servants and family and started packing up the Some were ripped from their robbers were led by a woman with a French accent who carefully selected the best works in credited two local policemen for cracking the said Pat O'Leary and Constable William Creedon suspicious house after learning it had rented two days before 26 They tipped pit the county police force and was was really just routine police one policeman Shortly after the paintings were police sources said squad cars chased an auto speeding through country roads after it crashed through a police The sources said there was but no that the car was linked to the gang of in the a tip said the 19 were aboard a ship in the sleepy fishing port of north of about to be smuggled out of the But a thorough police search of several dozen fishing trawlers failed to find any trace of the upholds Calley to attend Damascus Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko will arrive in Damascus on Sunday at the invitation of Syrian President Hafez Moscow Radio broadcast gave no further details of Gromyko's which apparently is connected with U.S. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger's attempt to negotiate a disengagement on the Golan trip will be his third to the in the oast He flew to Damascus Feb. 27 and remained there for three immediately after Kissinger left the city for Cairo on his first attempt to separate the sides on the Golan that the Soviet foreign minister conferred at length with then also flew to Cairo and met with Egyptian President Anwar then returned to Damascus March 4-7 for another Nixon has notified the Army he will not further reduce William L. Galley's 10- year sentence for the My Lai massacre and the Army promptly removed Calley from the ranks of commissioned Pentagon spokesmen disclosed made public the text of a memorandum Nixon sent to Army Secretary Howard H. have reviewed the record of the case of the United States versus Calley and have decided that no further action by me in this case is necessary or spokesmen said the Army immediately stripped Calley of his first lieutenant's a provision of his My Lai sentence that could not be executed until Nixon review of 21 years of JIMMIE BELL Herald Staff L. superintendent of Gulfport city schools for the past was honored Saturday night at a testimonial dinner as a school administrator has affected influence will never assessment of the retiring superintendent was made by State Supt. of Education Garvin Johnston as the keynote of a special tribute sponsored in Rigby's honor at Broadwater Beach by the Gulfport Chamber of who formally retires June 30 after 25 years in the Gulfport four of them as assistant superintendent under the late B. Frank has led the development of the city schools from an enrollment of 4,753 with 138 teachers to more than 9,000 with 356 was unable to attend at the last minute but his speech was read before an audience of several hundred gathered in the Crown Room of the of the traits I have always admired Mr. ifl to attract highly competent people to your administrative Johnston leadership trait that you possess is one of the reasons for the successes of Gulfport's exemplary building innovative desegregation efforts and other Johnston has been said that an educator affects You are one who has affected influence will never I noted during your career you have had a positive lasting influence on many Johnston role in working with the classroom teachers was emphasized by Mrs. Jeanne K. classroom who said that his understanding of their problems derived from the fact that he was a classroom teacher himself in the 1930's." Rigby taught science and coached athletics for five years at French Camp Academy and at Backstrom said that under Supt. Rigby's the annual expense per pupil increased from when he became student now receives a greater opportunity of acquiring gainful Rigby has seen the budget increase from when he assumed the reins of the administration to in the current she praised the retiring superintendent for his hard work in helping secure an increase in teacher salaries while he was active in the Mississippi Education his work for the merger of the MEA and Mississippi Teachers once told Mrs. Albena who covered Rigby's role in efforts at the testimonial that he wouldn't want to be a part of a school system which did not support an active who is former state president of and now coordinator of the Southern Regional of described Rigby as an administrator always had time to When school people find themselves in they frequently find Mr. Rigby is the first to arrive on the I she a national we nn to 8. and George sent Gulfport School Board congratulate Gulfport School Supt. W. L. Rigby at Saturday To An Leader his honor at the Broadwater Beach Hotel In Rigby was also honored earlier in the day with A Note of Thanks program held at lii They said this means who has been free on will wear the garb of an ordinary military prisoner when and if he returns to custody for completion of his is not certain when that will because Calley's lawyers are still trying to appeal his case through the civilian three weeks ago reduced Calley's sentence for the murder of at least 22 South Vietnamese civilians at My In announcing his Callaway there was no doubt Calley committed of murder and assault against unarmed abhorrent to those who accept the fundamental legal and moral bases for this republic that they cannot be condoned or a result of the sentence Calley becomes eligible for parole consideration in less than six Eligibility comes once one-third of a sentence has been 30, was the only man charged in the My Lai case ever convicted of any He was convicted in 1971 and sentenced to life imprisonment for his participation in the March 16, 1968, More than 300 civilians were believed The conviction found him guilty of killing less 22 reveal blind The editor of the Hearst long an ardent Nixon said in a weekend editorial that transcripts of Presidential conversations reveal the Nixon as a man with a blind and make his impeachment is a very tough column for me to says William Randolph Hearst Jr. in his Sunday column for newspapers in seven Hearst has heretofore been a strong editorial backer of the Nixon answers ITS JIMMIE BELL Herald Staff costs caused the city of Gulfport to hike the price for providing water to a cattle shipping terminal at Gulfport Mayor C. L. Bullock said mayor commented after Pat president of International charged Friday the city increased cost the water service from to mayor only item required or expected of the city of Gulfport in with the proposed operations of International Transport Services Inc. is the furnishing of water and sewer facilities to the line of the property leased by ITS and it has been understood and agreed at all times that this cost would be shared by ITS and the city on a 50-50 original estimate of this cost was But ITS has dragged its feet and has failed for almost two years to be in business and has failed to tender its share of such after almost two years of on the part of the ITS complains because prices have gone This increase cost was discussed with Mr. president of and other company officials on April 17,1974, and no objection was made at that Mr. Horrigan assured the city that a check from ITS for its share of such costs would be de- to the city the following ' Needless to this check on Page home barrels toward Cannonade line as jockey Angel the Run for the ducks head low in 100th in 2.04. Kentucky Derby at editor of the Biloxi Daily was president of the Associated Press Association succeeding Robert J. editor of the Hammond Daily first vice president was Jim managing editor of the Baton Rouge Elected second vice president was Warren editor and publisher of the Natchez officers were chosen at the closing session of the two-state association's annual appointed the following continuing studies committee Williams of the Alexandria Town Talk and Charles of the McCornb Enterprise Price the Baton Rouge Morning Advocate and Jini Quinn of the Natchez Masters of the New Orleans and Charles Faulk of the Evening of Walter Cowan of the New Orleans and Gary Holland of the Mississippi Press of I Lake Charles American Press and Joseph White 6f the Clarksdale Press of the New Orleans and Charles Smith of the Jackson Mclntyre of the Shreveport Times and Dick of the SUSPECT SHOT Minn. A Lakeville charged in the kidnaping of a wife was shot in the head on a highway south of authorities Investigators said they knew of no suspects or motive for the shooting of James 36, one men charged in the abduction of AMOCO TO Amoco Oil marketing arm of Standard Oil of Saturday said it would increase its gasoline prices by 2 cents a gallon and distillate prices by 2.5 cents a INFORMATION court police stopped giving information about their PLANES LEAVE The United States out about of the combat planes currently stationed here out of and drastically ducing CIA operations in a major re-evaluation of U.S. involvement in this strategically located Southeast Asian Page Page
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