Sandusky Register (Newspaper) - January 19, 1974, Sandusky, Ohio PAGE - SANDUSKY REGISTER - J 19, 1974 S. Chinese Battle Over Island By ARTHUR HIGBEE SAIGON - South Vietnam fought land and sea battles with China today near a disputed isolated atoll in the South China The Saigon command reported sinking a Chinese but said one of its warships also was sunk wi th more than 100 men aboard and another was The command said two navy commandos were killed and two wounded in a land clash with Communist Chinese The two ships reported sunk in the two-hour naval battle each carried crews of more than 100 The South Vietnamese foreign ministry called the battles over the Paracel islands a act of war by Communist China against an independent and sovereign The statement the course of their the Vietnamese people have defeated many foreign Today the government and people of the Republic of Vietnam are no less determined to defend the integrity of their national The Foreign Ministry differed on one point with official military accounts of the It Communist troops had landed on three of the Paracel while military SEEKING ACCORDS spokesmen mentioned troops landings on only The Chinese attacks again point to the expansionist and imperialistic policy consistently pursued by Communist as illustrated by its annexation of invasion of Korea and attacks against the South Vietnamese Foreign Ministry The New China News Agency did not mention the clash on its regular 9 p.m. broadcast monitored in Hong The battle was near an island in the Paracel a desolate archipelago about 200 miles east of South Vietnam's central Vietnam and China have disputed the sovereignty of the islands for more than 150 Nationalist China also jumped into the fray issuing an official statement reasserting its claim to the But official sources said Taipei would not send troops to the area or in the foreseeable What began with the expulsion of 18 Communist Chinese fishermen from the islands two days ago threatened to escalate into a major Asian The Saigon command said a South Vietnamese ship was hit and probably by a Chinese Styx Kissinger In Jordan By United Press International U.S. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger arrived in Jordan today in an effort to extend his shuttle which already achieved an accomodation between Egypt and to Israel's other Arab Kissinger's Air Force Boeing 707 touched down at 4:35 p.m. after a flight from the Nile River resort city of Luxor where Kissinger spent the Kissinger was scheduled to hold talks with King Hussein at Aqaba before flying to Syria Kissinger and his party seen off at airport by Egyptian Foreign Minister Ismail who is scheduled to leave himself shortly for Moscow to brief the Soviet Union on the troop disengagement accord which Kissinger is now seeking to extend to other Mideast battle Aiding Kissinger in his efforts was Egyptian President Anwar who arrived in Syrian capital of Damascus today to explain the troop disengagement pact for the Suez Canal front signed Friday to other Arab The agreement appeared to take hold today as the United Emergency Force headquarters in Cairo reported no cease-fire violations along the canal for the second straight Before leaving for a meeting with Jordan's King Hussein at the southern Jordan coastal town of Kissinger toured Egyptian monuments at the Nile town of He spent 2 hours looking over the famed valley of the kings on the west bank of the which contains the tombs of 62 rulers of ancient As Kissinger stood in front of two colossal statues of the 18th dynasty King Amenophis III which stand in the middle of green fields and were known to the Greeks as the Colossi of a newsman asked this make you forget about it puts it all in Kissinger Jordan did not participate in the 1973 Middle East war but the western half of the kingdom has been occupied by Israel since an earlier war in 1967. On Kissinger is scheduled to fly on on Syria to try to work out a similar troop disengagement accord on the Golan Heights Sadat met with Syrian President Hafez Assad today and then was to continue his journey to He has already been in Saudi Political sources said Sadat's talks with the Syrian president could have an important bearing on the success of Kissinger's In Deputy Prime Minister Yigal Allon of Israel said Kissinger may set up a round of negotiations between Israel and Syria on troop disengagement similar to the talks that produced an agreement with do not exclude the possibility that Dr. Kissinger might return to Jerusalem after his talks in Damascus Allon said in a national radio Syria signed a cease-fire agreement with Israel in but since then to enter into further including the Geneva peace The conference has been suspended until the pullback is completed in 40 U.S. officials with Kissinger said the secretary of state offered to play the same role in talks as he played last week in There was no immediate Syrian The agreement worked out between Egypt and Israel with Kissinger's help was signed Friday at Kilomer 101 on the The pact called for the Israelis to pull back an average of 13 miles from the Suez leaving the Egyptians a narrow beachhead on the east A United Nations truce force will patrol a strip separating the two Both also will reduce their military strength in the Officials on both sides expressed pleasure over the Israeli Defense Secretary Moshe said in a television these the Egyptians have stubbornly refused to enter into negotiations with us or agree to normalization of life along the But their attitude has It is my estimation their faces are truly turned toward peace and they have changed their attitude because of Israeli officials pointed the agreement required both sides to limit their forces in the Suez letting Israel demobilize about 40,000 men desperately needed to run its civilian SANDUSKY INC. 6ZS-SSM Publication West Market and Jackson Ohio every evening except Sunday and except Nov. 11 and Feb. 22 by Sandusky Newspapers Entered as second class matter at Sandusky post Act of 1879. 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When it returns to the original 180, things get back to being she and most of quiet ' not isolated from the rest of the rest of Ohio is isolated from says Mayor have no energy problem so far this Our oil tanks are The cost of living isn't much if We can get to the mainland when we want by Supported by Police Chief one-man Norbert Mayor Marchky noted anyone injured on the island can be transported to a Sandusky hospital in as little as 19 McKillips explained in an emergency a person is taken to the airport by the village's then flown to Airport where another ambulance provided by the Perkins Fire Department is Auto maintenance is a There is no full time auto mechanics on the island and when something goes wrong with the family car it can be a McKillips says the island people learn to and of course you can expect your neighbor to a time of you'll find no said Father The islanders spend the winter snug inside their reading watching or sipping a beer at At they all gather in the town hall for an island On Sunday's they fill the then maybe take a ride around the Mayor Marchky says is a favorite past until recently the island was home to a pair of bald But mostly the islanders just enjoy the quiet of the middle of Lake Erie - away from it Fuel Continued from page 1 and others saw where they might need more storage space for stand-by because most are on natural Stipp we had a cold this is their supply to keep their plants in uninterrupted production in order to keep full This action was prudent for the welfare of their their and the economy of the State of The tanks may not be full at this Stipp adding he was at to disclose exactly how much fuel was being stored in the natural assumption is they are but Stipp a person puts away four or five gallons of gas in that's called but is it Stipp our type of economy we need more storage as the supply becomes nobody had to worry about When your plant depends on you have to store it like you would any other Stipp sure your if he had a chance to buy and store three or four rolls of would buy Stipp Under the new mandatory allocation regulation published in the Federal Register Jan. 15), 1972 is considered a base year for figuring fuel Stipp Parks Personnel Sought In Norwalk NORWALK - Persons seeking summer employment with the park department must submit applications to the Norwalk Recreation Board before according to department administrator Mrs. Joe She said playground and swimming pool personnel will be adding the exact number of employees needed is not known at this time because summer programs will be established after Persons interested in operating two concession stands at McGuan Park this year are asked to submit bids by The board is seeking a minimum of for the Truck Drivers Warn W. Va. - An independent truck drivers group claiming 60,000 members said Friday night it would call a nationwide protest trucking halt beginning at midnight Wednesday unless federal action is taken against high fuel A spokesman for the Council of Independant based in said the group would disclose detailed plans of the shutdown later in the James of said the group did not want to interrupt the flow of traffic but he said the nation's economy stood to be unless truckers were given relief from high fuel prices and low speed Claiming membership of in 40 the Council said its shutdown would be staged at 12:01 a.m. next if the federal government fails to act. Warns Truck Drivers COLUMBUS - Gov. John J. Gilligan warned today any renewed efforts by truckers to block Ohio highways will be met by swift action by the Ohio Highway in a statement released from his office said truckers have no right to block public highways no matter how justified their highways belong to all the governor attempting to block those highways will be prosecuted to the full extent of the recognize the serious problems faced by particularly those problems of limited fuel supplies and high fuel prices but blockading highways and denying motorists access to public highways cannot and will not be tolerated in Gilligan Companies may have added other facilities during 1973, but you have chance to take your 1972 say 1,000 gallons for a and don't take it in the month it's you don't get Stipp Conmy gave the same reasons as Stipp for DuPont's storage of fuel oil at Stipp said he was in Washington this week conferring with deputies of William Federal Energy Office The meetings consisted of District Petroleum representatives and other fuel oil distributions making regarding the new Stipp new regulations will be We will be better able to serve the consumer's Stipp do have to digest them he Huron Fire Chief and Township Fire Prevention Officer Phil Thomas told the Register Friday his department had spected the duPont facilities are only interested in these in relation to the Ohio Fire Thomas Although District Petroleum had applied for a fire permit as of they w ill Thorn as tanks were used by duPont to store highly volatile a com- and what is stored in the tanks now is less less of a fire Thomas order continue they have to have a Thomas They will be in compliance with our Thomas adding the areas of concern to him which were were and far as zoning is I see no since there is a continuing use of the tank but I am only concerned with this insofar as it relates to the fire Thomas Huron Township Zoning Robert L. Gockstetter Saturday said District lease ment with duPont nor the actual storage of the fuel oil call for a change in the tank zoning Markets CLEVELAND - No receipts reported Market steady for the ' choice 48-51, good 44-49, standard 41.50-44.50; choice heifers 44-48, good 44-48 standard 39-44; commercial cows 27-29; utility 29-30; cutters 31-32; canners 19-24; Choice 80-82, good 70-75, light 40-50, utility 35-45. Sheep and Prime 38-40.50, choice 36-39, good 31-,35; 200-220 lb. 42.75-43.25,220-240 41.50-43.25, 240-280 lb. 40.25-42.25; sows 30-33. COLUMBUS - Average cash grain per bushel paid to farmers by grain elevators in principal marketing areas of Ohio after the markets closed Friday until the markets close Northeast No. 2 Wheat 5.84, sharply ' No. 1 soybeans 5.88, Northwest No. 2 wheal 5.88 sharply No. 2 corn 2.71, No. 2 oats 1.52, No. 1 Central No. 2 wheat 5.89, sharply No. 2sh. 1.63,unchanged; soybeans 5.96, West Central No. 2 wheat 5.86, sharply no. 2 corn 2.79, No. 2 1.56, no. 1 Southwest No. 2 wheat 5.80, sharply No. 2 orn 2.72, no. 2 oats 1.54. no. 1 Locals Tonite & Sun. Lynn Stevens & 8:30-12:30 p.m. Radio Inn Rd. Dance Sat. 9-1. Bring free Local 913, pension Jan. 20,1974,1 P.M. 913 Union All 913 SHOE SALE STARTS MONDAY JAN. 21 417 TIFFIN AVE. 9 P.M.