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   Manhattan Mercury, The  (Newspaper) - November 27, 1972, Manhattan, Kansas                                A2 The Manhattan Mercury November 1972 Fighting rages below DMZ A CELEBRITY Lynda actresssinger from is open mouthed as shes surrounded by children on a tour of the House of Commons in London She arrived at the Stephens entrance to the House with other contestants for the Miss World Pakistanis ask for clemency Pakistan AP President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto freed the 617 Indian prisoners of war in Pakistan today in an attempt to rally foreign pressure for the release of the Pakistanis hald by You are free from this the Pakistani president told the In dians during a visit to their camp at 175 miles south of He said it is now up to India to recipricate by releasing the Pakistanis it holds if then we can We are brave There was no immediate reaction from the Indian India has said it would return the troops and civilians captured during the war last December only with the consent of and Bangladesh says Pakistan first must formally recognize its A Foreign Office spokesman said the Indian government would be notified officially today of Bhuttos He said it was hoped the freed men could go home in a few sitting on the ground in a courtyard of the prison told the Indians You can go home happily and tell your people we want good relations with Do not think you have defeated Pakistan Pakistan defeated If there is another which I hope will not you will see how we The Indian and Pakistani govern ments previously have announced an exchange of some civilians captured or stranded during the Pakistan announced last week that about Bengali women and children stranded in West Pakistan would be allowed to return to Bangla The Indian government said Sun day night it would repatriate some wives and children of the Pakistanis it is leaving about Pakistanis in Indian detention This includes about military paramilitary personnel and New Zealand may quit SEATO New Zealand AP Prime Ministerelect Norman Eric a nononsense says he will take New Zealand out of the Southeast Asia Treaty There will be a lot of said in an interview after his landslide election victory which gave his Labor party a 5531 majority in the House of Represen tatives with one result still to be SEATO is not an effective body if it ever Kirk It is The Nixon Doctrine has declared a much lower United States and countries like In Singapore and Malaysia want to be part of an organization to link up We need an organization which brings countries together rather than separates them as SEATO New Zealand will be the second member of the eightnation alliance to Pakistan having pulled out on Australia also might leave the group if the Labor party wins the general election there next Since France has not been active in SEATO for several that would leave only four active members the United the Philippines and Kirk said his foreign policy also would include new initiatives to recognize Communist China and stop French nuclear tests in the South He told a news conference that a navy frigate manned by volunteers and carrying himself or another cabinet minister would enter the test area if the French resume their tests next Quiz sailors on brig outbreaks AP The Navy said today that it is questioning 33 sailors about two disturbances Sunday at its Camp Allen Correc tional A Navy spokesman said the first incident began shortly after noon Sunday as a fight between one black and one white and about six other prisoners reportedly became When Marine sentries attempted to quell the the spokesman a total of 12 black prisoners rebelled and took over a dormitory This disturbance was quieted and the rebelling prisoners were locked in individual the Navy The situation seemed under the Navy until several confined inmates set fire to the mattresses in their The prisoners were taken to another dormitory section but took it over at about 6 the spokesman Navy officials said they had the situation under control there by 8 with black and white prisoners then lodged in separate The Navy said a total of 32 about 75 per cent of the and one white sailor were locked in separate It said an investigation began today with questioning of these Samuel com manding officer of the Norfolk Naval said Sunday that some prisoners and guards suffered bruises and one guard took a pretty good lick to the chin during the second in Prisoners in the past have com plained of unfair treatment by Marine Anders Last 18 black inmates gave him a list of complaints ranging from unfair guard treatment to the absence of a black military lawyer in Anders listened to the complaints for several hours and said later that they just wanted someone to talk to who would listen and who was in a position to do I found in some cases they had some very valid Women lose free taxi rides SAN FRANCISCO AP In what some consider a sign of the negative aspects of equal rights for the Bank of America has announced it will stop paying taxi fares for women employes working at The Bank of America said male workers complained that the practice of paying taxi fares for women who must start or complete a work shift at night is illegal sex discrimination because it isnt extended to PRODUCTS UNLIMITED 107109 North 2nd Street Manhattans Newest Most Unusual Store Hand Crafted Creations By more than 25 local artisans OPEN EVENINGS TOO A lawsuit raising the same argument has been filed against Pacific Telephone the company said it will continue paying the fares for its women workers until the suit is The nightcabfare program was adopted by many business firms as a MORTGAGE INSURANCE Call Boeding 404 Humboldt 7766051 State Farm Life Insurancjti Company Home OHice Illinois safety The state Industrial Welfare Commission does not specify such a program but does require suitable transportation for women working evening T0YST 20 OFF HIXSONS 204 POYNTZ RENT A OR A BACK BY THE DAYWEEKMONTHYEAR SAIGON AP Heavy fighting raged just below the demilitarized zone today while B52 bombers kept up the attack on North North Vietnamese gunners slam med more than shells into South Vietnamese troops trying to expand their territorial control in Quang South Vietnams northernmost prov Both South Vietnamese marines pushing from Quang Tri City up the coastal plain and paratroopers pressing westward into the foothills came under heavy attack over the Eighteen South Vietnamese troops were reported killed and 77 while 32 North Vietnamese were reported The B52s struck around North Say Boggs hearing to be soon Alaska AP An Alaskan official has predicted a presumptive death hearing on House Democratic Leader Hale Boggs of Louisiana and Alaska Congressman Nick Begich will be held 1112 in Juneau District Joe Juneau district said Sunday that state John Havelock had asked him to contact prospective Balfe said persons contacted so far include participants in the extensive search which began when Begich and two others aboard a light plane disappeared en route from Anchorage to The search was suspended last Balfe said the hearing before Judge Bruce Monroe and a six member jury would reach findings on all four including pilot Don Jonz of Fairbanks and Russell Brown of a Begich The panel can rule that the four men cannot be found alive and could order a coroner to sign death cer Holiday toll up to 651 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic accidents took the lives of 651 persons in the nation during the fourday Thanksgiving fog and high winds in various parts of made driving hazardous Up to 3 inches of snow across the Great Lakes region snarled and gale force winds blew from Massachusetts to For purposes of counting traffic The Associated Press considered the holiday period to have extended from 6 Wednesday to midnight Sunday in each time The 1972 count was slightly higher than the 1971 toll of 607 deaths but less than the 764 in The National Safety which does not keep a weekend had estimated that from 580 to 680 persons would die in traffic accidents over the Six die in Kansas By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic accidents in Kansas claimed the lives of six persons over the Thanksgiving holiday Wilfred died when his pickup truck and a Frisco Railroad freight train collided at a crossing on Kansas 7 about a mile and a half north of Cherokee Killed Friday Bernice and her of when their car collided with a tractor trailer truck on 56 four miles east of Great John his and Barbara Miff in a twocar accident on 54 three and a half miles of Yates Open 4 PM to Midnight thru HORS DOEVRES 5 to 7 Daily 1501 Tuttle Creek Vietnams Highway the supply line that leads through the Barthelemy Pass into the Plain of Jars in northern 155 miles southwest of officials reported Hanoi was making a massive effort to supply North Vietnamese troops advancing through the Plain of The B52s also struck in support South Vietnamese forces battling along the DMZ and to the south of the buffer The eightjet bombers launched more than 20 strikes to the north and southwest of Quang Tri The Command reported that monsoons again sharply curtailed operations by fighterbombers in the southern panhandle of North limiting them to about 30 strikes It was the 10th straight day the smaller planes have flown less than 100 strikes on most of these the number has been under The Command reported that a Navy F8 jet crashed at sea from mechanical failure while returning from a mission over South Vietnam The pilot was rescued North Vietnam claimed its forces shot down an unmanned reconnaissance plane over Haiphong The Command declined It is known while military activity has been halted above the 20th the unmanned spy planes still are being used in the HanoiHaiphong which is above the Local News Briefs Arraigned for Marijuana Robert of was arraigned Friday in County Court on charges of possession of He was arrested 23 on the He entered an in nocent Bond was set at His hearing will be Also on James of said to be a friend of was arraigned on carrying a concealed weapon a knife He entered an innocent His hearing will be the same Bond for Sardella is Clothing Stolen About in clothing was stolen from a car Sunday while it was parked in the Wai Mart parking police The clothes belonged to Daniel 102 Marlatt and Solomon 353 Marlatt police Truck Burglarized Howard 1518 Colorado told police Sunday a set of tools and a pair of tires were stolen from the bed of his pickup truck while it was parked at his The loss totaled Marriage Licenses Jerald and Bonnie Home Gary Davis and Cindy both of Omar and Winifred Kansas Richard and Ruth Michael and Gertrude Robert Cedar and Nora Frederick and Diane Richard Roffler and Sheila both of Jack Ogden and Pearl South Albert East and Cheryl Speakers Stolen Don 1632 McCain told police Sunday his car was broken into and two stereo tape speakers The loss totaled Births Mary Hospital and Clarence 139 a born and Charles 234 a born and Rex 1540 a born OutofTown and John a born Maternal grandparents are and 524 The maternal greatgrandmother is 1001 Paternal grandparents are and John Arraigned for Escape Attempt Don of was arraigned in County Court Friday on an escape from custody He is accused of walking away from the county jail He was being booked on bad check He was also arraigned on a charge of writing a bad check for 24 to Kleppers He pleaded in nocent to both His hearing will be Disorderly Conduct Arrest Police arrested Elbert 1114 Fremont Saturday on a charge of disorderly The arrest was made at Mels police His court date has been set for Thursday in Manhattan Municipal Clothing Stolen Jimmie Royal tpld police Sunday a tape recorder and several articles of clothing were stolen from his The loss totaled Cash Stolen Glenn Blue Valley Trailer told police Sunday his trailer was entered and in cash UCT to meet The United Commercial Travelers Auxiliary meeting will be at Tuesday in the home of Martin Vista No meeting tonight The County Planning Board will not meet tonight as but will meet at the County Commissioners Stereo Stolen Marilyn 1031 Bluemont told police Saturday her stereo set from her It was valued at Need Gifts For Patients Gifts for the patients in the Topeka State Hospital can now be brought to the receiving box in the recreation office between the hours of 8 and 5 The deadline for bringing in gifts will be December Programs Go On The SkipALunch bunch and the ladies volleyball programs will continue this week at the Community House auditorium in spite of the Civic Theater stage Both programs will be conducted in a restricted area until after the close of the play I Never Sang For My going on November and Obituary Vera Burgett Services for Vera who died will be at 2 Tuesday at the CowanEdwards Yorgensen chapel with the Ben Duerfeldt Burial will be in Sunset 15 CONEY 35 3rd Open and MAIN Open 10 to 12   

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