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Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - July 4, 1972, Charleston, West Virginia THE WEATHER CLOUDY tonight storms likely low n low cloudy of rain 70s WeK JU upper Details on Page VOLUME 159 NO 3 in FINAL it EDITION CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA TUESDAY EVENING JULY 4 1972 Paratroopers Push To Edge Of Quang Tri TEN CENTS l xx Xs V SAIGON AP South Vietnamese paratroopers drove to the southwestern edge of Quang Tri City day in a lightning assault against North Vietnamese troops manning defensive military sources said Several hundred troops with U S advisers made the attack killing at least 20 North Vietnamese and recapturing 12 artillery pieces lost in earlier ing At nightfall the South Vietnamese were reported occupying positions about half a mile from the center of the provincial capital which the North mese captured May 1 Government spokesmen in Saigon claimed the re- capture of two district headquarters: Mai L i n h 1.2 southeast of Quang Tri and Hai Lang six miles southwest of the capital It was the first recapture of any of the 14 district towns lost to the SECRET TALKS Koreas Eye Unification SEOUL South and North Korea announced to their surprised citizens today they have agreed in high-level secret meetings to set up machinery to work for unification of the peninsula Simultaneous announcements in Seoul the South Korean cap- ital and Pyongyang capital of Communist North Korea said a new accord provides for a telephone hotline between the two cities to prevent accidental war and for a joint political com- to open exchanges in many fields and to promote unification of North and South through peaceful means out outside interference The two governments also agreed to refrain from armed provocations and from dering or defaming each other and to avoid accidental tary incidents lire agreements were reached at meetings in Pyongyang May and Seoul May June 1 The top leaders South an President Chung Hee Park and North Korean Premier and Communist party chief Kirn II Sung participated in the talks in their respective capitals the announcement said It was the first such contact reported between North and South Korea since before the Korean War that took 2 million lives including 246 Americans fighting for the South The three-year conflict ended in an armistice July 28 1953 and the two Koreas are still officially at war with even mail exchange cut off Korea a Japanese colony from 1910 through World War II was divided into and Soviet occupation zones after the defeat of Japan The zones became separate republics in 1948 The South Korean negotiator in the talks was Lee director of the central gence agency In Pyongyang he met with Kim director of the North Korean government's organization and guidance department and younger brother of Premier Kim North Korea's second deputy premier Park ul came to Seoul for the talks here Lee and Kim are to be co-chairmen of the new Coordinating Committee that will start for peaceful tion and promote exchanges in various fields The date of its first meeting was not an- Lee told This is only the beginning we now enter confrontation with dia- logue In the past we had confrontation without dia- logue He said Seoul posed the talks after ing that North Korea was set for a military invasion The United States and Japan issued statements saying Seoul had informed them of the developments and they proved of them State ment press officer Charles W Bray said in the agreement was most aging The Japanese foreign ministry spokesman praised the courage and leadership of the two Korean ments and expressed hope they will settle their ences Viet War Opponents To Lobby In Miami TORONTO Ml Opponents of the Vietnam war decided Monday to lobby at the convention in Miami for amnesty for draft evaders and deserters The conference was by a azine published by draft ers and deserters living in Canada North Vietnamese in their offensive The marines on the eastern flank of the Saigon drive to recapture Quang Tri were reported within four miles of the city and marine officers said their men could be in Quang Tri tomorrow if ordered to go However there were signs of stiffening North Vietnamese resistance around the town Field commanders reported en- countering the first ers of what was believed to be a heavy line of tions Spokesmen in Saigon said 93 North Vietnamese were killed in the fighting today 59 in clashes with the marines and 34 in a battle with the ers Air strikes accounted for many of the dead The lead battalion of para- troopers fought its first ble battle on Monday taking on an estimated North battalion in a bunker line at La Vang Furrow said the South Vietnamese killed 23 enemy captured eight trucks and recaptured one howitzer and two the North Vietnamese had been using U.S jets knocked out two artillery pieces and five trucks on the western flank of the advance Furrow said his troops had captured six North ese who reported their officers abandoned them after a large number of strikes They said their officers just ran away back up said Furrow Behind the front lines cers said government troops had finished mopping up small groups of North soldiers who had been overlooked in the rapid South Vietnamese advance Hundreds of refugees from areas liberated by the Vietnamese made their way south on Highway 1 They gathered at Phong Bien 20 miles north of Hue where buses and trucks picked them up and took them to Hue South Vietnamese marines were pushing toward Quang Tri from the east and were reported within four miles of the city Government spokesmen said Saigon's forces also killed nearly 200 North Vietnamese in fighting south of Quang Tri City and west of Hue Hue 30 miles south of the forces advancing on Quang Tri was hit by North artillery fire for the third day in a row Four rounds crashed into the city about 7 and destroyed two houses killing one civilian and wounding four South Vietnamese officers and their U.S advisers are trying to locate the long-range gun firing on Hue from the tains to the west Since day it has pumped more than 100 shells into the city killing 13 persons and wounding ly 60 About more shells tered South Vietnamese try positions southwest of Hue officials said and one barrage was followed by a ground attack Casualties taled 46 North Vietnamese and seven South Vietnamese killed and 17 South ese wounded the officials said More than 200 Communist SHE'S A YANKEE DOODLE DANDY This is our Fourth of July Queen and we're real proud of her She is Sherry Ann Burdett daughter of Mr and Mrs Fred L Burdett of Hinton Terrace ton As you can see she's ready for the festivities to begin with flag drippy ice cream and a straw hat that used to be the rage when people really celebrated Independence Day Daily Mail Photographer Earl ton had to borrow this one from Dr Howard A Swart HOT DELEGATES CAN RELISH PRICES MIAMI BEACH Fla on The Internal Revenue Service is joining three agencies in a campaign to make sure prices of food and lodging stay within reasonable limits during the Democratic and Republican national tions IRS spokesman Holger Euringer said South Florida hotel and motel operators have been sent warnings that they may not charge higher winter rates during summer months Meanwhile the Florida Hotel and Restaurant sion the Miami Beach Tourist Development Authority and the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce have an- they are setting up special phone lines to receive complaints of price gouging When the Republicans held their convention here in 1968 hot dogs reportedly sold for When the Democrats convene next Monday a hot dog will cost 35 cents inside Convention Hall City Bank Robber Captured Quickly ARC GRANT City May Get Million For Plant See VIET Pg Col 3 CHARLEY WEST THE KISSING GENERALS WASHINGTON E Ann Hoefly the Air Force's chief nurse gets a kiss from Gen Alonzo Towner the Air Force's surgeon general after being promoted to the rank of general She is the first woman in the Air Force medical service to reach the general officer Wirephoto Charleston National expected some fireworks thh holiday weekend hut not from Hint hank robber By LARRY MAYNOR Of The Daily Mail Staff This is a holdup Give me all of your money Don't make a move or you are dead On that command Mrs John Paul Rock of Eureka Road emptied her cash er at the Charleston National Bank and the holdup man walked quickly away with stuffed in his pockets Monday evening Within 10 minutes city Allen J L son and H B Heard -had a suspect cornered on Hale Street a short distance from the bank Wilbert Peoples 23 of 2001 Male Court was ed He offered no resistance Peoples is being held in the Kanawha County Jail pending a preliminary hearing row on a charge of armed robbery The bold daylight robbery was the first in the Charleston area in about 30 years City detectives Adrian McGinnis and Lowell Shamblen said day the last bank robbery they can remember occurred at a South Charleston bank 1942 The robbery took place at approximately p m about an hour before ton National was scheduled to close Mrs Rock said the man stood in line briefly at her window before telling My dad sent and handing her the note I told him I didn't have a WILBERT PEOPLES Armed Suspect bag at my window but that I would get Mrs Rock said But he said don't move or press any buttons If you do remember you will be dead before me Mrs Rock said the man showed her a gun that was tucked inside his belt After taking the money she had in her cash drawer the suspect according to Mrs Hock told her to give him five minutes to got out of the bank I believed he would shoot she said today Anyone thai would rob a bank BANK Pg Col 7 By JACK SEAMONDS Of The Dally Mail Staff Charleston is expected to re- a million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission through Gov Arch Moore for an experiment to turn trash into natural gas the Daily Mail has learned The grant subject of ings between Gov Moore and city officials would be applied towards a gas plant utilizing a process developed by Dr Ri- chard Bailie a professor of chemical engineering at West 1 Virginia University Sources in City Hall termed the grant a virtual ty for the total funding age to be obtained from the U.S Environmental tion Agency Final application to EPA is due July 15 The sources explained that EPA has a total of about million to fund such projects and the agency intends to sub- two to four of the plant proposals ON INSIDE PAGES Page Astrological Bridge 12B Classified Comics GB Crossword Dear Abby Editorials Jumble My Answer 2A Obituaries ISA Sports IB Senior Forum Theaters TV Johnny Wonder's Women's JlA Weather Your Good Health Thus with the million from the ARC million from the EPA and the million to the required city share of the gram chances of the ton application being accepted would be improved Joe F Smtih chairman of the finance committee of City Council told a council ing Monday night the ARC grant is part of the overall plan for the plant Smith presented a tee resolution to council Charleston enter an agreement with the posed plant to dispose of the city's solid 140 tons the process Technically the trash would be rapidly burned without at high temperatures The quick burning process releases low heat gases such as carbon monoxide methane and hydrogen The low heat gases would then be sold either to industrial or utility customers Cost to the city for this method of disposing ton's solid waste will be about per ton per day the agreement specifies Presently Charleston pays about per ton per day for disposal of solid waste City Manager Don Richardson told council Richardson emphasized the regional impact and scope of the project adding that lar legal commitments for solid waste would be needed from governmental bodies in the four county Region III agency the Regional Inter- governmental Council A meeting of RIC is uled Wednesday night on those legal commitments Some 23 communities in Ka- Putnam Clay and Boone counties would pate in the proposal formally titled the West Virginia Re- Resource Center The resolution was adopted by council after brief sion Richardson told council nine other cities would submit final applications for the grant and if Charleston's is accepted the plant would be completed in about two and one-half years The plant would require about five acres of property and Richardson said because of Charleston's centralized cation in the region the plant would probably be located within the city limits In other business council See GRANT Pg 4 What's an Independence Ire Therapy Leaves Coed Battered SAN FRANCISCO A Superior Court jury has awarded to a former university coed from San Jose for in- juries suffered in a therapy session with a gist The award went to Paula Abraham 22 who was a student of Los Gatos psychologist Robert W Zaslow when she attended California State University at San Jose Miss Abraham who was advised by physicians not to testify in her suit said in the formal complaint I was tortured in- choking beating holding and tying me down and ing fingers in my mouth Zaslow called his technique rage reduction and said it caused the patient to reduce pathological resistance Miss Abraham said she came out of therapy course with kidney damage severe bruises about the hips chest and legs and a lacerated mouth During the trial a tape of the session was played and the jury heard screams and pleading During the trial three medical doctors testified that Zaslow's technique exceeded the bounds of customary medical practice Zaslow told investigators for the district attorney's office I think I did her a lot of good
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