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Gastonia Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1966, Gastonia, North Carolina CLOUDY Variable cloudiness ably mild through Friday Lows tonight around 55 today near 70 THE GASTONIA GAZETTE THE PIEDMONT'S GROWING NEWSPAPER Today's The Empty Stocking Fund lagging and only e handful of shopping days remaining be- fore Christmas The Salvation Army needs an idea of how much can be counted on for cheer program Make your con- today See Page IB PUBLISHED SEVEN DAYS A WEEK FINAL EDITION GASTONIA N C THURSDAY AFTERNOON DECEMBER 8 1966 PRICE SingU Copy lOc Doily lie Sunday 3 PAGES FIND US Let know Call FOCUS at or or write FOCUS The Gastonia Gazette Ij your question has reader interest and can be answered we'll it Q What National League team has won the most World Series over the A St Louis with seven Series won Q Why does the city traffic department keep the Right Turn Only sign at South and No buses park on Main so it there's no reason for the sign there's no other ob- struction A Ken Heavener acting director of Public Works said The traffic pattern is such that a right turn lane only is warranted at this intersection Q Could Focus print a hire of Doris She is my favorite movie star A We're happy to print this picture for you Q What is a light A A light year Is a unit of measurement adopted tor measuring distances of stars from earth These distances are so vast Hint it is impossible to measure them conveniently in miles A light year is the distance 11 lakes light to travel In a year at a speed of miles per second This figures to approximately six million million miles DORIS DAY Q How many telephones are in use in Gaslon A According to Southern Bell the number is Q Can the City of Gastonia be held liable for damage done to an automobile caused by striking one of the many large holes opened up for sewer installation on the lower Dallas Road or in A City Attorney Mack Holland said Yes under certain factual situations Under certain other factual situations the would be no Obviously any type of legal action which might be considered would differ according to Hie facts involved Q I understand there is a book on etiquette by Emily Post Where can this book be L M A The Book Shell Inc 103 W Main Ave Q I would like to know if It has ever been determined where the Brown Mountain Lights come A Conjecture Is the lights are caused by gases in the however It has never been proven Q I would like lo know if there was a sound track made for the movie Wild Angels and where I could buy A Yes It is available at The Music Box In and possibly other record counters Is it true lhat beginning Jan I the Gaslon County Health Department will make everyone quit burning coal in heaters and start using some other type of A No Definitely said BUI Kelly sanitarian in air pollution control of the Health Department This reference Is apparently made to the partial ordinance advertised In The Gazette which must be advertised for 30 days prior to enactment As a means of air pollution control the ordinance docs state that rash burned In lie county will be by permit only A copy nf the complete ordinance may be obtained either at the Health Department or tlie Courthouse Q Is Dallas Township going to get a new high When and where will it he A Yes It is nut known yet where nor when Sites are being studied and a decision Is expected very according to the comity school administration office A fair Is it will be within two years Q How do you become a citizen of the United Stales of A If not born a citizen nnc becomes a by a process called naturalization An immigrant may apply for citizenship living liere for three years if married to a person who is already a citizen or live years it not married lo a citizen Citizenship by naturalization is simple in principle but there are many possible variations For that reason the Immigration and Naturalization Service prefers to answer specific questions of federal court in Charlotte where monies arc held say the regional office for Immigration and Naturalization Is In Norfolk Va Application lorms petition and aids for preparation for citizenship are available from lhat office also Q What does word Boola A Yale University Glee Club Director Heath said To my knowledge tlic word Boola was coined by Pop the composer of Yale lighting song as a kind of nonsense tound H may be loosely associated with the Yale Bowl football or he Yale bulldog Q What Is the highest score ever recorded in a basketball A The In a pro basketball game wai 113 by he Boston Celtics lit 1959 Q What has happened to Al Hirt on A starred In a summer replacement show for Tackle Gleason lii 1965 Since tint time he hoi limited himself to guest on variety shows p Where could I obtain a list of paperback publishers for young beginning A complete listings o publishers noted lor working with beginning If not already available It can be ordered your toed book 27 Others Sighted Ship With 262 Passengers Goes Down In Aegean Sea FIRED Walter F Anderson of the North Carolina Bureau of Investigation was fired day by Ally Gen Visile lon AP Anderson Asks Reason For Firing By REESE HART Associated Press Writer RALEIGH AP Walter F Anderson fired Wednesday er almost 15 years as director of Hie North Carolina Bureau of says he inleuds to make an investigation to lon dismissed him I'm going to do this if he Bruton doesn't reveal the son for my son told Tlie Associated Press I begged him and begged him to tell me why I was fired I think he owes it to the men and women in the bureau to let them mine why Ally Gen Wade know why he took Brulon announced at a special news conference late day lhat he had requested An- resignation effective Jan 7 He gave no reason ever except to say change was needed for a more tive and harmonious tration of the bureau Brulon said Anderson's dis- missal had nothing to do with personnel problems in the SBI or charges that Anderson held certain information on a probe df the Ku Klux Klan from the chairman of the Governor's Law and Order Committee He also denied firing stemmed from unsolved civil rights cases f couldn't go into any de- Brulon said Anderson 63 has been tor of the SBI since 1937 He formerly beaded the bureau from 1948 to 1351 when he was appointed director of the North Carolina prison system Anderson said action implied something sliady was going on and the implication is left willi SBI personnel Bruton recently conducted an of the SBt and An- derson said Ire was not aware of the probe until a newsman called him for comment several days afler investigation had begun Anderson a widely known Methodist Layman and a career man in law enforcement work said I have no immediate plans I would like to stay in law enforcement work Bruton told newsmen he has not decided on a successor and insisted thai the job will not go to anyone now in the SBI Brulon said he demanded An- resignation alter lie made a full and complete over- all review and appraisal of Hie bureau and conferences wilh many of ils personnel He said he reached the con- reluctantly that a more effective and harmonious administration o the affairs of the bureau requires a change in its executive management Anderson said he left Ills of- fice Wednesday following ton's announcement I don't in- tend to Anderson said I'm fired Anderson he had enough accumulated wilh the stale to remain on payroll 30 days He added he had put in sufficient time lo draw law en- forcement officers retirement pay Anderson formerly served as police chief in Winston-Salem and Charlotte He stepped down as stale prisons director in 1953 to serve as secretary of sion work for the Methodist church in North Carolina He re- joined the state in 1955 and served years as ment of the Stale life Resources Commission Sinking Could Be Europe's Worst ATHENS Greece Greek passenger ship with 262 persons aboard sank in a violent storm in the Aegean sea early today survivors were reported saved and others sighted The Greek government de- clared a state of emergency to carry out rescue operations The Heraklion sank half way between the island of Crete and the Greek mainland on a trip from Crete to Piraeus the part of Athens The ship which also carries automobiles and freight went down two hours after midnight after a last frantic radio sage are Rhodesia Faces New Sanctions In the first hours after the disaster merchant marine ministry said there appeared to he no hope that any of the 206 passengers and crew of 56 had survived But as Ships and planes con- verged on the disaster site off the island of Milos wreckage and people were seen in the water Planes dropped lifebelts and Word of the sinking raised fears that Greece had suffered Europe's worst peacetime mari- time disaster of the 20th ry eclipsing the loss of 130 liras in the sinking of the ry Princess Victoria in the Irish in 1853 The Heraklion was built in 1949 She was one of three ries operated between Crete and Piraeus Strong gales were sweeping the area at the time of the ship's last radio message and the marine ministry earlier had warned small ships to atay in port The about Heraklion went down W miles south of Piraeus UNITED NATIONS AP African pressure was mounting today for an embargo on oil for Rhodesia but British Foreign Secretary George Brown said a ban on exports from the rebel colony was more likely to be enforced Most of the pressure was coming from African members of the Commonwealth group who met wilh Blown for 90 minutes late Wednesday Britain had planned to offer a resolution for mandatory eco- nomic sanctions against desia to the Security Council today but further consultations aimed at reconciling British and African views may delay the resolution a day or so The council was to meet at 5 p.m EST to take up the crisis An informant who sat In on tlie caucus Wednesday said it appeared that most of the cans would insist on a tough resolution intended to bring down Prime minister Ian Smith's white minority sian government Brown told the group he had no resolution and was open lo suggestions But he out that il would not be wise for the council to lake any action it could not enforce Brown lold the Africans the British cabinet had authorized him to consider a limited em- bargo on oil but he stressed the view that a ban on Rhodesian exports would be more readily enforceable Any move to forbid ments to Rhodesia would re- Paul VI urged that quire Britain lo challenge South Christmas truce in Viet Nam he step the British would prefer to avoid since Britain's trade with South Africa is almost billion a year South Africa has been The Pope said the prospect for wilh most of ils oil and has said it would con- normal trade wilh desia regardless of Security Council action British Prime Minister old Wilson promised to ask for mandatory sanctions after his two-day talks with Smith last week failed td produce a Pope Feels Asian Peace is Brighter VATICAN CITY Pope extended into an Armistice that would allow negotiations for peace an end to the fighting in east Asia appeared 10 be er Tire Idea of an end lo ilies is becoming stronger and more the pontiff said in a speech in St Peter's Basilica during a Mass marking the feast of the Immaculate Conception ment with Rhodesia Look The North Carolina Board of Elections has removed members of the Yancey County Board of Elections on the basis of findings at public hearings into charges of absentee ballot frauds Page -A -a bombers hit jungle hideouts of Viet Cong within earshot of Saigon in an effort to clear area around the South Vietnamese capital Two American jets reported crashed and both pilots are killed Page Vr The first anniversary of the end of the Vatican Ecumenical Council finds he modernization of Roman Church progressing But there are doubts and confusions Page Ask Andy Astro Guide Bridge Deaths 2A Editorials Movies Classified Sports Comics 13C TV Crossword Puzzle Woman's News The Picking Is Better Inn SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS Activities In Our Area THURSDAY Counly Home Builders Holiday 7 Baptist Class Party Carolina Restaurant Baptist Class Party Carolina Communion Lutheran Class Party lina Restaurant FRIDAY 12 Carolina Restaurant 7 Traffic and Transportation Club Commodore Yacht Club Industries Packing Depl Christmas Parly Carolina Restaurant Chorus Messiah Dress Rehearsal open to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Welchers Say Ronnie Their Man LOS ANGELES Robert Welch lounder of the John Birch Society says its members helped to elect Republican ald Reagan governor ol California Los les Times reports A spokesman for Gov elect Heagan Mr Welch has a right to his opinions which have been proved wrong but we prefer lo think lhat it was the voles of the lions of concerned fornians that were re- sponsible for Mr gan's election A spokesman for Gov Edmund G Brown who was defeated by Reagan in November comment- ed: It's what we've been saying all along In the December letin to the Birch ciety membership the Times reported today Welch said the group tok no position in the gubernatorial campaign Bui Welch wrote a preponderant majority of our members undoubtedly worked for Reagan and Brown gradually made Birch support of Reagan took no position in the whole campaign Oil Company Assets Taken By Syrians DAMASCUS Syria AP Syria's Socialist regime an- today it has seized all assets of the Iraq Petroleum Company in Syria including the pipeline carries Iraq's oil lo the Mediterranean A communique broadcast by Damascus Radio said the line and other company ty was taken over for payment of transit royalties due for this year IPC officials will he allowed to continue running the pipeline under supervision of four com- set up by Syria's try of finance the communique said The seizure followed the col- of negotiations between Syria and the IPC which ran from Sept 10 to Nov 16 Syria broke off the talks then and threatened In take action against the company which is owned by British French Dutch and American interests Syria had demanded that ils transit royalties for allowing the nil to be pumped across its be doubled In ing the seizure il said back alties for this year totaled more lhan million The flow of oil continued mally the communique said IPC offices in neighboring nun said they had no reports on whether company operations or Mow of oil had slopped Tlie IPC pipelines carry an average of 43 million of crude oil a year lo terminals ship it to Western Europe Ike Losing Gait Bladder In Operation WASHINGTON President Dwight D er is scheduled lo enter Waller Heed Army Hospital at midday to prepare for removal of his gall bladder Apparently I have many many rocks gallstones in the five star general quipped Wednesday I have asked the doctors to save me a few Eisenhower is lo come here from his Gettysburg Pa home by car or helicopter Date of his surgery has npt been announced but hower said he expects to he for 12 days leaving him time to get home for mas Doctors have indicated they'll schedule the operation after has undergone gory tests which may take three or four days FIELDS QUESTION Michigan Gov George fields a question during a sews conference in lotte Wednesday Bomney who said his visit In Charlotte Speech to North Carolina was later spoke a Chamber of Commerce dinner and to local Republicans AP Wirephoto Gov Romney Says Federal System Is Disappearing CHARLOTTE AP gan Gov George Romney says ho believes our federal is endangered to the point of disappearing from existence And as its strength is di- luted as centralized making replaces cooperative tion our entire democratic of government is ened and our private tions and human liberty Romney said day Romney in his first public appearance in South since his Nov 8 election lo a third lerm as governor lold a lolle Chamber of Commerce ner that a neve era of authority and rily must be opened for the states cities and localities He said high federal income tax and debt levels have tually preempted major source of public funds and voter resistance lo ing needed stale and local enues He added lhal he stale debt is piling up almost nine times faster than the national debt In a ballroom talk to North Carolina Republican Party following chamber ad- dress Romney said elections indicated that it is clear lhat it President had been running in 1066 he would have been defeated fn response to a Question from the audience he said if he were president he would cut axes this year unless it lhat we are in the early stages of a recession In his formal address he said At tlie slale level there are loo many who slill preach dusty dogma of rights As far as I'm concerned slales have no rights Only ple have Stales have re- And chief is to serve the people He added that some of hose who shout the ahout slales rights are in slale responsibility They cry out against action by tlie national government not because want lo act themselves but because they don't wont anybody lo act at all Others still lalk about slales rights are genuinely concerned aboul growing and ils in solving today's he said AL a news conference ing his speech Romney said he saw reason why the nation cannot have a balanced budget presented lo next Congress with a lax increase or cuts in spending GOP Hopeful Uses Quote From Sanford CHARLOTTE Romney Michigan's Republican governor in his speech Wednesday in Charlotte North Carolina's farmer Gov Terry Sanford a Democrat asserting that At the level there are loo many who slill preach Iho dusty dogma oi stales Romney As own former Gov Sanford recently commented While slales deserve much of the abuse of heir most vocal critics it is not fair lo group them all together and dismiss them as irrelevant The slales have reservoir of powers and to exercise for the benefit of the American people Whether people choose to call powers is challenge for the American people Unless Reforms Limit Extension Of Draft CHICAGO AP Sen ward M Kennedy says he will ask Congress next year lo limit the extension of the present draft laws lo six months or a year unless it is able lo agree on a proposed reform before legislation expires June 30 The Massachusetts Democrat expressed however lhat the complex issue of the tive Service and myriad of suggestions for ing and abolishing it could be digested in the half-year left before the deadline I'm hoping for something before the end of the he told a newsman Wednesday night hut it isn't realistic If we hare a he ed we have to keep the present laws in effect a mini- mum amount of time He set this at not more than one year The draft laws normally would he extended for four years Kennedy's comments came shortly after he and other in a just-concluded national dralt conference spelled out their findings in a public panel session More lhan 100 educators specialists men and students spent four days discussing tlie draft and some The meeting an outgrowth of the growing public debate the fairness of the dralt was arranged by the University of Chicago The conferees reached an in- formal concensus Wednesday lhat Selective Service tem is badly outdated and needs immediate revision They also expressed surprising that an all-volunteer al army would he Hie best lo the draft
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