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Progress-Bulletin (Newspaper) - June 13, 1970, Pomona, California V MAIL Vol Number 134 POMONA CAUF SATURDAY EVENING JUNE 13 1970 SIM Gunshots Erupt Again In Jordan By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Scattered firing broke out day in Jordan after a day of calm that followed a cease-fire agreement between sein and Palestinian guerrillas It could not be determined if firing signified renewed fighting in the Jordanian al Amman The gunshots were heard the evacuation of the foreign community continued One plane chartered by the International Committee of the Red Cress left Amman for It carried SO wives and children of personnel in Jordan as well as a group of Americans who were unable to make two planes that left day night with U.S citizens aboard Two more planeloads ing 120 British dependents were expected to leave Amman later today Foreigners leaving dan arc doing so voluntarily for their own safety and not at fhc request of the Jordanian Throughout the morning iran radio appealed to the to beware of groups at- tempting to spread false mors and create more chaos The broadcast said however that the situation was calm in all parts of the country Amman radio also quoted a directive from the Foreign of Jordanian embassies abroad asserting that normalcy had returned and that all signs of tension had disappeared in the capital Tensions appeared to eased in Amman Friday after an Arab guerrilla leader freed 62 foreign hostages saying he was satisfied with concessions made by King Hussein 3 Sections 42 Flag Day Business Booming NEW YORK AP On the eve of Flag Day Sunday ner makers and decal dis- say business is at the top of the pole Demand is up sharply I'd say over 100 per cent above last year said a spokesman for Annin Co in New York the larger producer of cloth flags in the country It's more than the industry can handle We've doubled our sales in the last IS months said Sanders general manager of Dettra Flag Co Inc near San Francisco In Virginia an official of Mount Vemon said demand is greater than at time in memory and New land flag factories report they arc running several weeks be- hind in filling orders Products Co of New York says its sales of flag decals arc up 1C times from last year with about 730.000 of the index card-size decals sold so far this year We're selling them to tical groups and to like the construction workers and then there arc bulk don't know where they a spokesman said It's a patriotic effort we're just hoping we can break even said a spokesman for which has offered a foot cotton flag for plus handling charges to mers in the metropolitan New York area for about a month The spokesman said Pepsi has received orders so far More than a year ago der's Digest a flag decal in copies of the zine Since then a spokesman said the magazine has sold or Riven away nearly 54 million decals Many observers sec the in- creased display of the flag as a reaction by middle-class c a n s to demonstrations in which U.S flags were crated or Viet Cong flags dis- played Flags also been used by antiwar groups Manson Trial Opens Mon LOS ANGELES AP Despite raucous dis- ejection of defendants from court and a clutter of legal tangles the long-delayed trial of four members of a clan charged with the Sharon Tate murders remains scheduled to be- gin Monday Superior Court Judge Charles H Older ordered clan leader Charles Manson and three shapely en followers removed from court Friday when they became unruly and indicated he'll do the same ing the trial if they act up Then the judge disposed of the last tions which could have delayed the trial refusing to art on some including a motion for a continuance The trial date was M-t in April and the three women were ejected for the third time Friday when they came to court and stood in a of extended at sides and heads bowed The judge ordered bailiffs to put them in their scats and a commotion ensued Manson once called Cod and Christ by his followers wrestled with three bailiffs as they held his wrists tugged on his long mane of hair and tried to handcuff him and howling he was led from court The three other defendants Susan Atkins 21 Leslie Van Houten 20 and Patricia Krenwinkel lowed But first the colorfully clad women shouted at the judge and spectators The judge has indicated he will continue invoking rights outlined in a recent Supreme Court decision which allow an unruly defendant to be barred from court or bound and during trial They are charged in the macabre murders of blende pregnant Miss Tate and six others Soviet Spacemen Try for Record MOSCOW UPI Two Soviet cosmonauts whirled around the earth today and reported selves in good shape for the flight that seemed tain to break the endurance record of U.S astro- Col Andrian and Vitaly who blasted off June 1 rode their Soyuz 9 spacecraft past the 260 hour mark at p.m Friday That surpassed the endurance achievement of the three-man crew of America's Apollo 7 in 1968 If the Soviet spacemen stay aloft past p.m Monday and Soviet space sources have said they will they will break the record of 13 days and IS hours set in 1965 by the Gemini 7 mission piloted by Frank Borman and James Lovell A progress report circulated about mid-day today said the crew had completed their work day and begun a rest All the ships systems are White House Denies Hickel Ouster Intent Aide Spikes Report Secretary Will Be Asked to Resign I i f r 1 V III MIDAIR RESCUE A of the Signal Battalion of the Airborne Corps holds onto another after an apparent miscue in a parachute Friday at Fort Loth had jumped from a helicopter Photo Biweekly Payments Of Jobless Checks SACRAMENTO AP The state has decided to pay unemployment insurance recipients twice a month instead of week to cut down on office congestion and staff time Gilbert L Sheffield director of the Department of Human Resources Development announced Friday the switch to biweekly payments would be complete by midsummer at most unemployment insurance of- fices Recipients in many areas of Southern California and the Central Valley and around San Francisco arc already being paid biweekly Sheffield said of- fices in San Francisco and Oakland were expected to switch by July 1 A successful experiment started at the San Jose unemployment insurance office in March headed the chance with many recipients saying the biweekly payments save them bus money and job hunting time Sheffield said some offices were experimenting with increased use of bills to save time In gust he said offices in Stockton and Modesto would experiment with payments by check instead of cash Offices will continue to pay recipients on a weekly basis in cases of hardship Sheffield added The Weather Continued cloudy tonight with a chance of ers near the mountains Occasional cloudiness Sunday with little morning sunshine High today 68 low tonight 55 high Sunday 75 Friday's high was 64 low this morning 55 KEY BISCAYNE Fla AP President official spokesman said today the White House has no intention of asking for the cf cretary of the Interior Walter J Hickel Press Ronald L Ziegler reporters at the Florida White House I know of no intention for Secretary Hickel to leave his post Asked if he meant to convey the impression that the chiefs would be py if Hickel remained in the Cabinet laughed and remarked How do you answer that without getting into The New York Times ed in its Saturday editions that Hickel anther cf a letter to Nixon ex- pressing discontent with attitudes toward young people might soon resign or be dismissed The newspaper said the most recent breach between Nixon and Hickel came Thursday when the interior secretary it said reportedly was told by the White House net to attend a on proposed to cancel 20 oil leases in the Santa Barbara Calif channel Hickel was a man cf the proposal Asked if Hickel was absent by his own choice from the White House for men Ziegler replied Yes He added that had held his own private session with reporters in advance of the White House announcement Ziegler said he had talked during the morning with John D Nixon's tic policy coordinator and got the impression that as of day night Hickel was going ahead on a business as usual basis witn the White House unnamed Capitol Hill sources m Washington the Times said successor may be Fred J Russell named under secretary of the interior to succeed Russell E Train last March The newspaper said Hickel was deeply hurt and angered that he was omitted from the list of on the California oil spill legislation The Times added that Hickel has met privately with the President only once since May fi when he sent a controversial letter to suggesting the administration was not concerned with the at- of young people One official said Nixon posed durina that meeting on May run for his old job as governor of but that Hickel had rejected the idea In an interview with The Press Friday Hickel gave no indication he was ex- to leave the Cabinet post Asked why he did not run for Hickel I just thought there was a job to do here and it wasn't completed I came down here to serve the President and I am going to stay here as long as he needs my services and wants my services Hickel went to wall Tex for dedication of the Lyndon B Johnson National Historical site Paratrooper In Dramatic Air Rescue FT MONMOUTH AP One man helped another safely to earth after an ent miscue in a parachute A U.S Army spokesman said one soldier parachuted from a helicopter about up and then a second followed Both chutes opened fully but the second jumper passed un- der the first one and in MI doing partially cut off the air in the first man's chute The first man then began to descend more rapidly than he should The second man saw the predicament and caught a line of the first man's chute so that it deployed correctly He held the line until both safely Two other men followed the first two in the training cise by the Signal lion of the 19th Airborne Corps from Ft Bragg The cise was held Friday for West Point cadets visiting the Army Signal Center and School here Interest of Curfew Violators Cleared by Judge SANTA BARBARA AP Almost half of the 650 persons arrested during disorders the last week in the student com- munity of hla Vista were free today cleared by a judge who dismissed all in the interest of justice The charges of curfew lation and failure to disperse all stemming from a sit-in were dismissed day by Municipal Court Judge Joseph Lodge preceding the second straight night of calm in Isla Vista He said the 305 persons ar- rested Wednesday Have ready incurred sufficient for an orderly ful demonstration He noted many had remained in jail for lack of bail After the action Dist Atty David sought and re- Lodge's disqualification from hearing any more cases arising from the disorders Most were for viol ilium of a curfew I don't wanl to get the wrong said I am being lenient on simple curfew the court is also taking an entirely different view on matters where people are injured or property is destroyed or where there is violence ol The emergency curfew lifted Friday and all outside law officers were withdrawn ter a night of relative calm Thursday There were no throwing or fire bombings and only three arrests all for few violations The trouble erupted Jure 4 after the grand jury in- 17 persons in the burning of the Isla Vista Bank of i c a branch another round of disorders last uary Many area residents have cuscd officers of force in making arrests during the latest disturbance and some have even labeled officers ions as police not Eight LC Santa Barbara arrested during the sit- in Friday asked the Barbara County Grand Jury to the brutality tions Law enforcement officials say their officers used no more force than uas Light Schedule SACRAMENTO AP Gov Reagan has scheduled only public appearances for next weekly Capitol news conference Tuesday morning and the University of California Regents meeting Friday in Los Angeles Nixon Selects Campus Riot Study Group KEY BISCAYNE Fla AP President Nixon today named a commission to study campus and report to by the resumption of regular classes fail of the panel for- called the s Commission on former Republican Gov liam W Scranton of vania The Florida White that our of the er are a statement that the very integrity of the of higher education has been threatened the past He went White the overwhelming of those who live and work in the academic are dedicated to lence there have nevertheless been over 100 campus or which violent acts haxe recently occurred The tragic results have included loss of life vast property damage disruption of the process IN TODAY'S P-B PS crash Fatal Brazilians Agree To Ransom Terms Sec Page Scan 1C Bridge Churches A Classified Ads B Comics B 3 Crossword Puzzle Scan 1C Editorial Scan 3 Entertainment A 6 Obituary A 2 B U Television B 2 Women Scan Young People Scan To Navy Pilot WELLS vy Lt James B Cannon 27 of Fighter Squadron 124 at Miramar Naval Air Station San Diego died in the crash of his jet fighter just inside the southern of the Borrego Desert State Park The Navy said it is ing to determine why the FS sader jet crashed during a ing flight Friday to the Naval Air Facility at El Centre RIO DE JANEIRO AP The Brazilian government agreed today to release the 40 political prisoners demanded by terrorists as ransom for the re- lease of the kidnaped West man Ambassador In an effort to save the life of West German Ambassador von the government has agreed to re- lease the 40 political a note from the ment said The note broadcast by a radio station in Rio signed by the ministers of justice and foreign affairs Earlier the had demanded the release of 23 prisoners and issued a call for guerrilla war Their manifesto was distributed by the ment to newspapers and radio stations at the kidnapers de- mand Presumably t h c from 23 to 40 prisoners to be freed came in a later demand from the kidnapers The government note said the identity of the 40 political ners would be given by the later It added that the government has already allowed a wide distribution of the manifesto and an through radio television and the press has authorized the use of the media for the tion and the gathering of the prisoners to be reed in the ferent parts of the the note said It concluded that since the government has met the con- ditions of the kidnapers the responsibility for the safety of the ambassador now lies in the hands of the kidnapers The kidnapers document charged that the military unmasks itself more and mere as an enemy cf the people as a servant of the big foreign capitalists as well as the big property owners NEWSPAPER fill
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