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Steubenville Herald Star (Newspaper) - January 18, 1973, Steubenville, Ohio STEUBENVILLE 193 Complete Hiwi Coverage of Junction anil the Area PHONE 2825311 JANUARY 1973 34 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS TRUCK HITS A truck loaded with coal collided with a city minibus and then upset this morning in front of Lincoln School on The coal onto school Both drivers were The only lus passenger was a South End woman went home without seeking The accident occurred at The bus belongs to the Water Crisis Nickerson Hunted In Daring Escape Nearing End For Toronto residents began to return to normal living today as the citys water emergency drew to an Filtration plant superin tendent George Wise said all places of business in the community would be reopening including beauty restaurants and Wise said the final hookup rerouting the main water leading from the filtration plant to the reservoir had been made shortly after midnight and workers had been pumping all night to bring the reservoir back to the desired He said pumping would continue and the normal level of water probably would be reached in 4856 Started Sunday Since the break in the line at 1 the com munity had been receiving an emergency water supply from the Jefferson County water system and from the Ohio Edison with residents limited to water usage for drinking and cooking purposes which also had been forced to close during the remained closed today but were expected to resume operations Wise Wise said the connection with Jefferson County had been discontinued about 9 Wednesday and with Ohio about Consumption Noted The reservoir normally holds to 3Va million gallons of The normal daily con sumption by the community is to gallons of Wise praised a crew of 20 men whom he said worked about 18 hours each ol the last two days to get the connection In todays An intensive search continued around today for Donald of convicted of killing a Mingo after he staged a daring escape from a Columbus hospital and forced a cab driver to bring him to The Clermont County Sheriffs The Associated Press said the abandoned containing the bound was discovered in a cemetery an Ohio Penitentiary escaped from Riverside Hospital wearing only an pa jama bottoms and He had been taken there for Officers said Nickerson forced cab driver Paul to drive south on at Associate Warden Ridenour said Nickerson had been in the hospital for two or three The surgery was to repair old bullet Nickerson was sentenced to life imprisonment when a Jefferson County Common Pleas Court jury in June of 1971 convicted him on the first degree murder of Mingo Junc tion Police Michael He received his bullet wounds in a Shootout with Maguschak and Ray Wolpert of Longview Mingo Nickerson had taken refuge in Wolperts basement following his escape DONALD NICKERSON As He Looked In 1971 from a state parole officer and Jefferson County sheriffs deputies Tennell told police the man forced him to drive to the then took him to a wooded area where he forced him to disrobe and turn over his Tennell said the man tied him with the hospital pajamas and tried to drive away in the but it became mired in The man then ordered into the trunk and fled on T h o cab driver was t Turn to Pago 4 Washington Project Sale Decision Expected Eastern Ohio Regional Transit The truck belongs to Henry Noble of RD City Truck Crash In South End Both drivers were hospitalized this morning when a tractor trailer truck laden with coal went out of control on Lincoln collided with a city minibus and upset in front of Lincoln Gerald of RD the truck was admitted to Ohio Valley Hospital in fair condition with a possible skull Julius of 372 Garden the bus was admitted to the same hospital with a possible head He fair There was only one bus Ellen of 1314 Tweed Police said she went home without seeking medical Police said witnesses reported the coal truck came east down Lincoln apparently and passed a line of traffic which was stopped for the traffic light at Wilson Officers said the truck hit a utility breaking it in glanced off a concrete wall in front of Lincoln hit the westbound minibus as the truck The coal spilled onto the school Firemen were called to flush away spilled Ohio Power crews arrived to repair the damaged City street crews removed the Tho which occurred at is under in Police were nimble to question cither The bus belongs to the Eastern Ohio Regional Transit The truck belongs to Henry Noble of RD Amusements Ann Landers Bridge News Comics Crossword Puzzle Deaths Doctors Corner Editorial Page Horoscope Sports Television Page 19 1 10 25 21 2 7 6 0 II 1 A decision on whether tho Ohio Department of Trans portation will go ahead with the scheduled May sale of the Washington Street exter n project in may be made H o b e r t deputy director of District of ho said thus morning there is a possibility the project construction muy bo delayed duo to lie said the tentative sale dale remains in hut it change may result after a meet to be held tomorrow in Local officials w r given good news yesterday when state highway officials reported to executive vice president of the Area Chamber of thul all remaining residents in the projects path are scheduled to be relocated by March Jenkins said it has been to him all properties In tlu project either have been purchased or appropriation suits nave been filed in Common Pleas Relocation of residents had been a major The Washington Street project consists of extend in Washington Street along Hie hollow north of Market Street to Market Street at An in be built at A CD in road from the new road to Adams Street would be at Iho foot of Market Sire The city awarded u design to Rackoff Associ ates in to Sas WASHINGTON AP AH agent testified In he Watergate trial that he was paid a week by President Nixons campaign staff for eavesdropping on Democratic party telephone Alfred Baldwin 111 said he listened from morning until after dark and logged the con tents of some 200 phone calls lull a security agent for the for the of the President had wire Baldwins testimony was in Wednesday afternoon by a over whether he should namo those whose con he Aide Leaves Saigon To Brief Indochina Leaders SAIGON AP Alex ander Haig left Saigon today after two days of talks with President Nguyen Van Thieu on the new peace agree ment draft worked out last week by Henry Kissinger and Le Due Before returning to Washing Haig was visiting Phnom Vientiane and Bangkok to brief the governments of Laos and Thailand on the present status of the peace Reservations Thieu was reported to still have reservations about the protocols or technical in to bring the peace agreement into and some political matters also ap Inauguration Ceremonies Open Tonight WASHINGTON AP A re ception for Vice President and Spiro Agnew this eve ning followed by a salute to the states signal the official start of President Nixons sec inauguration festivi Nixons Is sched uled to for him at the two with the Presi dent returning from Florida sometime before he takes the oath of office Saturday at noon in front of the While Nixon remained at his seaside resort in Key Biscayne studying the latest ments in the Paris peace backers and foes of his war pol laid plans to parade in force Inauguration The Inaugural committee es that ers will come for the week ends most of them for the swearingin and inaugural More than 180 of the esti mated 300 surviving Medal of Honor recipients from as far back as World War I will be honored at the beginning with a luncheon to day and at a banquet and the inaugural balls The banquet will be hosted by one of Nixons biggest Clement and emceed by Bob embittered veter ans from the war in Vietnam are arriving to participate in a protest march from the Wash ington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial at the same time the President parades from the Capitol to the White House re viewing Their planned routes do not still Despite Tran Van Lam said in an inter view published Wednesday that peace Is very Lams comment to Indicate that the remaining is sues could be resolved H a i g s conferences with Thieu appeared to clear the way for another round of meet ings in Paris next week be tween Kissinger and possi bly followed by the initialing of the peace From Haig flew first to Phnom Penh and met with President Lon After conferring with Lon Nol for two Haig flew to Vientiane and talked there with Premier Souvanna for an hour and 45 Haig then flew to Bangkok to meet with Thai He was to leave Bangkok for Washington Friday In dor Leonard Unger told the American Chamber of Com merce that military strength in Thailand will scaled down when the Vietnam War but sufficient strength will be maintained to prevent violations of the peace There are now 000 American troops stationed in carrying on the air war in The agreement calls for a withdrawal of all American forces from Vietnam within W days of but there is no prohibition against forces in Thailand or against naval forces in the POWs Mentioned Also In Field Mar shal Thanom the prime minister of or dered his armed forces to go on full alert along the borders with Cambodia and Laos in the event of a ceasefire in Viet South Vietnamese sources said among the technical proto cols that in their view need clarification is the one on re lease of prisoners of Progress Suspends Paris Peace Talks PARIS AP The semi public Vietnam peace confer deadlocked for four years while parallel secret negotia tions made was in definitely suspended today by agreement of the four delega There was ro immediate ex planation for the decision to suspend the But it evidently was linked with prog ress made in the secret nego The United States said before todays session broke up that there are grounds for agement in the search for an end to the Vietnam delegate Heyward Isham told newsmen at the end of the 174th session Both sides in the plenary agreed that liaison officers should meet in order to fix the date of the next meet We bid you farewell for the moment and we will let you know in due The secret talks by experts of the United States and North Vietnam continued elsewhere and were not affected by the suspension of the semipublic The conference opened in January 1968 and has provided mainly a forum for speech making by the four The Viet Cong and the Saigon government took part in the conference but were excluded from the more meaningful se cret talks initiated by Henry News Briefs Imports Boosted in Oil Crisis Kissinger and Le Due Tho in North Vietnamese spokesman Nguyen Le told news men the Communist side want ed to meet as usual next Thurs day but the United States and Saigon delegations refused to set a new Contrary to usual North nam did not the sion and agreed to let the liat son officers set the date for the next Negotiations have made progress in the judgment of both Isham adding that continued determination and seriousness remain neces sary for further Isham called on the delega tions to avoid the polemics that have marked most of their pre vious sessions and make the constructive effort necessary for restoring He said some of the benefits of serious such as President Nixons halt in at tacks on North have already become He added Achieving the full promise of negotiations depends upon the attitude and will of both North Vietnams acting chief delegate at the Nguyen Minh said recent disappointments of the hopes for peace call for vigilance to prevent further re versals and to put a stop to warlike WASHINGTON AP Act ing to alleviate a winter fuel the Nixon tration lias ended import limits on heating oil and boosted total quotas cast of the Rocky Mountains by more than George director of the Office of Emergency Pre Wednesday an the decision to suspend controls on imports of widely used 2 heating oil through the first four months of this but said supplies will remain tight all Oil industry sources the move should head off any serious shortage through the rest of the cold sea Corona Jury Remains Deadlocked AP The jury in the Corona mass murder trial headed into i second week of deliberations today still struggling to break an 111 The last word from the jury was an inquiry Tuesday about the legal definition of reason able The jury also reported at that time that it was divided 11 to but did not say whether the majority favored conviction or acquittal on the 25 counts of first degree Brennan Faces Rights Queries brennan is the last of Nixons six new Cabinet choices to ap pear before a Senate Two more were approved in committees but it if the Senate could act on them before Nix inauguration WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Nixons nominee for sec of New York la leader Ieter was expected to face question ing on his civil rights stance during an appearance today be was uncertain fore the Senate Labor Com could Warehouse Mast Rocks Oklahoma AP A warehouse filled with tons of fertilizer exploded after a lire Wednesday touch ed off major fires at two other plants In an industrial area four miles southeast of Police said six persons were Only two remained hospitalized The blast damaged but did not puncture four large tanks near a Che rokee Nitrogen warehouse which contained a highly ex plosive liquid nitrogen sub Fire also damaged two gypsum plants in the Industrial Dis Manhunt Begun For Slayers Of Family AP The dynamite is under my Theyve got my wife and Dont make any tele phone you might trigger this the small town banker told his A bizarre extortion plot ended when police officers found the body of the 44yearold his wife and a daughter bound to small trees near an aban farm five miles west of Grand Each was in a kneeling posi tion and each had been shot once through the County Sheriff Lewis Dawes The slayings of Robert Kitterman his 43yearold Bertha and 17yearold Rob erta Kitterman touched off a massive manhunt around this lumber town 120 miles south of The FBI also entered the case be cause bank extortion was in Weather Showers tonight and Friday lows tonight in the 40s highs Friday in the 50s cooler temperatures expected over the Temperature Today it 11 50 degrees at the filtration plant day 58 Creegan lias a shipment of special price marked variety of colors and 4 packages lor or 27c a
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