Wednesday, March 24, 1971

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Laurel Leader-Call (Newspaper) - March 24, 1971, Laurel, Mississippi Mtli 71 TELEPHONE 4280551 MARCH 1971 PRICE 10 CENTS KED CROSS BOARD mem bers are shown with their guest From Wally chapter chair man Ralph master of ceremonies Charles Picker incoming chairman Thomas guest speaker the McCormick incoming vice president Woody incoming LeaderCall Staff Photo Dunn In Praise For Red Cross The Red Cross is an army of volunteers that marches with help and service instead of with guns and said Thomas Meridian Attor ney Tuesday night at the an nual dinner meeting of the Jones County chapter of the American Red Speaking before an overflow he said Life is a dreary drab place without the Red Red Cross was born out of the solicitude for soldiers wounded in battle in he and people took time to do something for the wound This involvement grew and in 1881 Red Cross was chartered by an Act of It has grown ever since and has given renewed courage and he encompassing a range of mercy and service in fields of Red Cross is the second larg est blood gathering agency with over three million units of blood Dunn What motive has inspired people to leave their homes and their businesses to dp volunteer except the Divine Spark of Gods finger that has led us and will lead us into the he He reminded his list eners of the blood shed by Christ for all mankind so we might All of us can and do turn to Red Cross for help which is never he Baying people think of Red Cross first whenever disaster He remembered how quickly Red Cross moved onto the scene during Hurricane Camille and more recently after the tornados in the Share In Work All of us who are permitted to share in its work have been he told the Surely there is a reward not a material one but a reward that will lie within ourselves and one that the mind of man will never he con Dunn was introduced by Hor Continued On Page Iwc Judge To Name New Trial Site UPI A Hinds County Circuit Court judge is to announce later this week the new location for the murder trial of Carolee Biddy next Judge Russel Moore Tuesday granted a defense motion for a change of venue for the April 5 He said he would an nounce a new location Defense attorneys filed the motion for a change of venue Monday after the state Supreme Court declined to order that bond be granted in the The court upheld a lower court decision and denied a motion seeking to have Biddy re leased on bond pending the President Proposes New Volunteer Action Agency WASHINGTON UPI ident Nixon proposed today a new volunteer agency called merging the Peace and a number of lesserknown federal programs such as the Teacher Corps and Foster In a special message to the new the President said agency would tap undeveloped potential of Ameri cans who would like to volunteer their America must enlist the the the exper ience and the skills of its people on a larger scale than it has ever done in the Nixon We must insure that these efforts be used to maximum The message filled in the details of the volunteer agency consolidation which Nixon first suggested in a speech at the University of Nebraska last Nixon proposed including in the new agency these present groups Volunteers in Service to America the Peace Foster Senior the Teacher Retired Service Corps of Retired Ac tive Corps of Office of Voluntary Action and the Auxiliary and Special Volunteer Programs of the Nixon proposed that the new which would have employes and would be indepen begin life with a budget of including million already earmarked for the various plus an additional million to pay for innovative new SST Ballot To Be Close WASHINGTON its members subjected to one of the most intensive lobbying campaigns in memory decides today whether to continue government financing of the controversial Supersonic Transport Plane The 100member Senate ap peared split squarely down the middle in advance of the 4 EST Battling for the fasterthansound airliner were Continued On Page Two Americas Infant Death Rate Drops WASHINGTON icas infant death long cause of debate over health care for the dropped to a record low in the Health Education and Welfare Depart ment HEW said The death rate for infants under one year of age estimated from a nationa sampling of death certificates was deaths for each live births in compared with per in BURIED IN BILLS Ill dig you out of your finan cial hole by selling your extr household goods for quick cash Im Howie the re mnrkablc Laurel Leader Cal Classified and I have buyer waiting for such things as bikes hobby fishinf camping gear and all sort of Dial 4280551 now and start converting your nolonger needed articles into cash HONDA 70 Like new actual Hue and Priced for quick Dial With only 2 insertions sol his Honda and had extra cash Lei me dig you out Call today for an ad representative to hel TO OPERATE STATE SCHOOL House OKs Funds For Ellisville The Senate also boosted th INDICT TRIO HERE ON ILLEGAL DRUGS Forces Evacuating Khe Sanh SAIGON Viet nam withdrew the last of its army and armor from Laos leaving only a small of marines in the inal phase of the controversial drive against the Ho Chi Minh Americans began lulling put of Khe Sanh as Communist tanks and infantry men neared the border of South air strikes destroyed our North Vietnamese tanks but and damaged two helicopter pilot 1st Erick of said in Khe the way the Communists are moving theyll be on top of this lace in a In northern 400 miles north of the 45dayold South Vietnamese a Lap military spokesman said leavy fighting broke out today only half a mile north of the airfield at the royal capital of Luang Twentyfive American dependants were rlown out earlier but King Savang Vatthana stayed on despite what spokesmen called a critical Sinatra Will Write PALM an often stormy and controversial per former during his more than 30 year announced Tues day he is retiring from show business to write and said he hoped to spend more time with his his close friends and perhaps writing a little He said he had no plans for future motion televi sion or recording Im retiring from public Sinatra told his family Tuesday in a copies of which were sent to several He also said he would Continued on Page Two Probe Brings First Results The first break for law en forcement officers in Laurel and Jones County in their crack down on the sale and distribu tion of narcotic drugs in the area came Tuesday afternoon with the arrests of three young men following their indictment by a Jones County grand This was the lone indictment returned after the jury recon vened Tuesday to continue its probe into crime in the Circuit Judge James Hester in iiis charge to the investigating group on the opening day of the current term told them to check into the drug problem in the Jack Route 2 Gary Richard Sumrall 823 North 14th and John William 712 West 21st were indicted on charges of selling and de livering Their indict ments came following an inten sive investigation by the Lau rel police department and the Jones County sheriffs office They were arrested by Detec FRANK SINATRA LOOKING OVER THE im pressive list of awards re ceived at the Mississippi DEC A Clubs convention in Jackson are Watkins students Mark LEFT who was elected state and Mike new state DECA sergeant at Laurel was named outstand ing chapter of the year and received seven other first place LeaderCall Staff Photo Laurel DEC A States Best Guard Manson Trial furors LOS ANGELES jurors at the Tate murder tria were under bailiffs guard again today after Charles Manson threatened murder ani bloodshed if he gets the deal Judge Charles Olde ordered them sequestered an locked up nightly in a hotel les they read or hear abou Mansons warning before the reach a Verdict in th punishment phase of the tria The 36yearold convicte murderer made his remark t Deputy District Attorneys Vin Continued On Page Two The Watkins High School DECA Club walked away with the top honors at the an nual state convention in Jackson including being named the Chap ter of the Year and a Laurelite elected state Laurel won the most first place awards than any other chapter in the state with eight out of 18 All first place winners will attend the 25th Na tional DECA convention in San April A junior at Mark Rigdon was elected state DECA president for the coming year while another Laurel Mike was named state DECA Ricky Warner won first place for sales Ho is an employe1 of Montgomery Reno an employe of Lawrence won first place for her manual on mer chandising information while first place awards in the studies in marketing manuals were won bv Wanda Caldwcll and Dcbra Leggett for service industry Kathy Hicks for food industry Cliff Padgett for automotivepe troleum industry Evelyn Brun er and Rebecca Johnson for va riety store area and Mary Ann Wash for department store Watkins also won three sec ond place events with Ron Gas Conlinued On Page Two ve Thomas Segrest of he Laurel police department nd Chief Deputy Sheriff Bill Dozier was arrested around 20 at his place of em loyment while a stu enl at the University of South rn and Hutto were rresled at their Dozier and Sumrall were ar aigned Wednesday morning be ore Judge Hester and they en ered pleas of not Their ond has been set at Arraignment of Hutto was ostponed until he could confer with his TVfl To Build Nuclear Plant In luka Area WASHINGTON UPI Four sites in Alabama and Tennessee are to be ac quired by the Tennessee Valley Authority TVA for construc ion of nuclear powered elec tricity generating John In making the said the TVA board of directors had authorized acquisition of the our He said present plans call for two atomic energy plants in Al one in west Tennessee and one in northeast Mississippi about 10 miles north of luka on the eastern shore of the Yellow Creek arm of Pickwick Stennis said the TVA plans to construct one plant each year over a fouryear It is my understanding that the Mississippi plant is to be the second facility pending special design and en gineering Claims Nixon Will Honor Commitments To Thailand LATE NEWS FLASHES Asks Recognize Red China WEATHER Partly cloudy north today otherwise m o s 11 y cloudy through Scattered showers tonight and Thurs Ilifihs today in the 50s north and 0s south Not quite so cool north and central portion Lows tonight in the 40s north and 50s south A little warmer Thursday with highs 58 to Temperatures recorded in Laurel for the 24hour period eiuling 7 were 43 at 7 44 no Wind at 10 was north east 9 18 Average annual rainfall in Laurel Rainfall to date inch By MIMS THOMASON President of United Press International BANGKOK Mi nister Thanom Kittikachorn said today President Nixon has given him clear and firm assurance the United Slales will honor its commitments to But in an interview with said the Uniled Stales was withholding the increased aid to Thailand called for under the Nixon Instead of an increase here has been a Thanom Your leaders are with holding logistical Thanom was one of the first national leaders to publicly support the Nixon which calls for nations such as Thailand to do their own fighting with economic and military assistance from the United We agree with the ideas embodied in the Nixon Doc he Thailand has been practicing the policy of self reliance for many We have never asked for American He said that if the Nixon Doctrine is to be operable small nations such as Thailand must receive economic and logistic support from advanced countries like the Continued On Page Tw0 Family Spat Is Serious MENLO UPI police had a spat with her She poured scalding water over beat him with a tire then set the house on Waller was trcaled at a hospital and was charged with attempted murder and Police said they had had a serious WASHINGTON UPI George a presidential intro duced a Senate resolution today calling for United States recognition of Red China and admission of the Communist government to the United Report Ship In Distress NEW ORLEANS West German freighter Nord hatf caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico 120 miles south of allocation for educational killing at vision from m i I I i o as Other money hills gaining leaders saidifinal passage in the upper Tuesday they felt confident the chamber included a million House and Senate would cut appropriation to provide grantspassed by the to baek on measures to in aid ID municipalities for void leaving the stale with aislrucliiin of pollution control fa Major appropriations passed s deficit balance m icililics and In various by the House included aid to ASHING ION I Si Both chambers concentrated counties lo defray onehalf ofj u n i o r i nvtary of State William I appropriation local administrative costs in Tax lingers least one man and injuring four the Coast Guard report Twentytwo persons were reported aboard the Rogers To Meet With Senate federal food 1115 slate s c h o o entire membership of K a s t Mississippi Dui on p a s s a g e oi bills Tuesday with the Senateivolved in the returning to work at 10 day and the House at I The Senate voted lo the allocations were passed general fund allocation Mississippi medical following reports thai the stale of vocational and stale penlten already may he in dan ion from H million and Research exceeding available rcvc The hill Development e n t e lines during the 72 fiscal for eon year if all pending finally enacted at their meet with the ders announced Senate Thursday to discuss the I Middle Senate were Judge Compliments Galley Jury and are finay enac maximum levels The Senate bandied several large appropriation measures m eluding final legislative approval of B record high I million for Km kUUv public Mhuol ijs Uui TODAYS HUMOR A mans career usually prog complimented ly the for more re reading of their painstaking Begins Forming Government The House voted not In con cur with Senate changes on bill to mi rease I he of state highway patrolmen Hepj Sterling S e a b r o o k of Tunica j Northern Ireland began forming a government to said the Senate had gone too lari NtNVjy li line i confidence in the m I y Minister Brian Kaulkner ioda troubled in mm l pi opinion to patrolmen in addition to of bit ling their THE BEflCH IS WHERE THE ACTION IS Although Easier is slill sev era days the beach is al ready wall lu wall with dents The invasion from ihe noilh arrived week and pi look er the buiUeuU made this area 10 Easter meeting plate for mure than tt Uli