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   Columbus Telegram, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1970, Columbus, Nebraska                             p NiWSPAPH? "Human wants and dtminds always outrun the means of satisfying them. This Is a fact of our human situation at such, and we need to discipline our emotions Into line with reality." A. Opiti THE TELEGRAM WEATHER OUTLOOK Fair and mild tonight. Lowi 45- 50 northwest, 50-55 southeast. Clear to partly cloudy Wednes- day. Highs 85 to near It, NUMBER 229 NINETY-FIRST YEAR UPI leased Wire COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1970 14 Pages Today Evening Except Oc single copy Agnew hits Baking steps to head off major report on fuel shortage fhis winter campus unrest 1 SIOUX FALLS, S.D: Vice President-Spiro T. Agnew denounced the Scranlon Com- WASHINGTON (UPI) government announced today il was laking sleps to head off a major fuel shortage in the nation this winter, but said that some scrimping might be necessary by both homeowners and.industry. "No homes this winter arc going to be without Paul McCracken, chairman of President Nixon's Council of Economic Advisers, told a news conference. "This does not mean we can be mission report on campus profligate with gas or other fuel. There is a need for conservation unrest today as "more pablum jn every house." McCracken, head of an administration committee on energy, announced that the government was easing some .restrictions on imporls .of natural gas and heating especially from was taking sleps to gel more coal-carrying railroad cars rolling.- McCracken and George A. Lincoln, director of the federal Office Leaderless Arab world mourns death of Nasser; funeral Thursday for permissivists." He said it "falsely accused i Ihe President, unrealislically excused student violence and unjustly blamed criliqs of the campuses 'for sludent disor- ders." Nixon salutes peace-keeping U.S. 6th fleet NAPLES (UPI) President of Emergency Preparedness, tempered somewhat a report they issued on a government study showing "a potential shortage in the Nixon saluted Ihe ing ___ ___ unal pOWCI Or U1B U.O. UIH 1 1LCI. loday, but silenced its guns for high-level talks in (he Mediler- In a'speech prepared for a South Dakota Republican lunch- eon at Sioux Kails, Agnew also supplies of natural gas, residual fuel oil and bituminous coal. condemned Sen. George S. The administration said it was taking several sleps toward McGovern D-S.D., as.a leader the shortage, including relaxation of quotas to allow ,he consequences of radical uueralism-ana us of home oil imports from Canada and other of Gamai Abaci Nasser's death. hemisphere neighbors during the first quarter of nexl year, to a rale of barrels a day. The slatemcnl was issued by Paul McCracken, chairman of Ihe President's Council of Economic Advisers, and George A. Lincoln, director of Ihe federal Office of Emergency Preparedness chief fundraiser today." A crowd of aboul sprinkled with a few hecklers, greeted Agnew when his plane arrived at Sioux Falls from Washington. Agnew paid them no attenliqn as he moved along a fence shaking hands with wclcomers. The Vice President was on a two-day campaign tour of' the Dakolas. Following his Sioux Falls speech, he was to fly. on to Minpl, N.D., for an evening rally. In his latest in a scries of GOP campaign speeches, Ag- new said the Scranton Commis- sion was "scapegoating" by laying "responsibility for end- ing sludent disruptions at the doorstep of the President." In urging President Nixon to exert moral leadership to calm student unrest, Agnew said the report was "unfair, outrageous and because Nixon had "spoken out in defense of and again spoken out in unequivocal condemnation of violence and disorder wherever it occurs." "The second consulsion of the contrived. second one purveyed by press and TV to thai somehow, because there is a war going on, and because Ihere arc remnants of injustice and racism and poverty in America is, therefore, some explanation.. or-JllsWiqa.Uon for antisocial and disorders by disaffected b -idenls. This is totally false and utterly unac- Agnew said. The Ihird conclusion, he said, was lhal public officials "should be extremely guarded in whal they say and what they dopiest their criticism of mililant students bring about more antisocial conduct on [he campus. Cancelling a demonstration of the fleet's mighty firepower, the President announced he was sending While House counselor Robert !I. Finch, one of his The officials urged the petroleum industry and the railroads lo mos. tru. incrcase supplies of fuels "in the light of Ihe national need." The administration announced these other allowances: natural gas liquids from quota limitations on Canadian crude oil used in production of natural gas. liquified petroleum gas from the Western Hemisphere. crude oil from Canada inlo Easl Coast slalcs tor fuel purposes. reslriclions-on viscosity requirements of crude oil used for burning. Iransporlalion of oil from Canada by waterway. Aufumn weaffier fo continue over Nebraska on Wednesday 30 at 1 p.m. 52 low Ihis morning 83 high Monday 81 high year ago 52 low year ago Sunrise Wednesday Sunset Wednesday By United Press International Typical autumn weather is predicted for Nebraska tonight and Wednesday. The forecast is for fair skies in the Nebraska Panhandle and partly cloudy skies Central and East. Tcmperalures are lo be warmer tonight, with lows dip- ping to 35-45 in the Panhandle, the 40s Central and 45-51) East. Observers predict winds this evening southwesterly at 5 to 15 miles an hour. High readings Wednesday are lo reach the 80s Central arid East and 75-85 in the Panhandle. Chances of measureable pre- cipitation are reported al near zero. Among stale high tempera- tures Monday.was an 85 degree reading at Beatrice. The pver- nighl low fell to 34 al Alliance and Scoltsbluff.' Fire officials optimistic as hot desert winds subside SAN DIEGO, Calif. (UPI) Hot desert winds which had been propelling a mammoth, football-shaped brush fire 30 miles long subsided early Soday, prompting fire officials to predict contain- Tlial, said Agnew, was logic ment was jn sjgnl The dving of lhe wimjs, which have caused havoc with scores of nlher [ires in Southern California since Friday, and an increase in but (hose who encouraee it or humidily slowed (he flames of the largest brush fire in California condone H on whom the history lo a snail's pace. Predictions of scattered showers for today burden of guilt has been rightly added to officials' optimism control over the flames could come by in reverse because "il is not those who vigorously condemn student violence and disorder- placed 'by the American Machinery firm explosive subject W. Va. Wednesday. The fire, which started Saturday, forced persons lo flee their homes in small communities in San- Diego county. The massive blaze erupted in the Cleveland National Forest when a falling tree severed a power line. At least 250 buildings were destroyed. Four other brush fires in lhe same area consumed up to aboul acres. In lhe San Gabriel mountains lo lhe norlh, a helicopter being used bv the U.S. Forest Service to fight another blaze, crashed lale juished Americans" lo lhe Egyptian President's funeral on Thursday. First on lhe aircraft carrier Saratoga and then aboard the guided missile cruiser Spring- field, Nixon met with Defense Secretary Melvin.R. Laird and Secretary of Stale William P. Rogers lo review (he dramatic change in lhe Middle East situation resulting from Mas- ser's death. Quiet Review Of Fleet U.S. naval commanders and diplomatic advisers joined Nix- on for a Iwo-hour session on Ihe Springfield, flagship of the fleet, as it cruised southwest of Maples. Late in the day, he flew lo this port headquarlcrs of the fleet for conferences Wednes- day with southern NATO commanders and U.S. ambassa- dors to 11 counlries in the Mediterranean area. He flies later Wednesday to Yugoslavia, next slop on his European mission. On (he flight deck of the Saratoga (luring his 24-hour visit to the llecl, lhe U.S. commander-in-chief (old offi- cers and.-Hien_...in that they had helped prevent Hie Jordanian crisis from erupting in a wider war. most important, indis- pensable reason was the fact that we were Nixon said. Vessels of Ihe Cth Fleet passed the Saratoga in review, booming oul a 21-gun salute. But a noisy show of military might was canceled on Nixon's orders oul of respect for lhe Arab world's loss of a leader. The President told newsmen he could nol allcnd Nasser's funeral because the United Stales and Egypt have not maintained diplomatic relations since Ihe 1967 Arab-Israeli war. President Nasser of Egypt.. dead at 52. Israeli, Egyptian troops along Suez reported on full alert By United Press International Israeli and Egyptian troops along the Suez Canal were reported on full alert today as a precaution against a possible flarcup in fighting following the of Ihe great deceased were to niinisler the wounds of his nation inflicled by [he Jordan tragedy. But the wounds of Jordan and Ihe wounds of his nation. Ihrough his loss are death" of Egyptian President beyond any cure and beyond Gamal Abdel Nasser. No any consolation." Six airline hostages freed GENEVA Jnler- national Commitlle of the Red is wired lo explosives thai will be touched off. if doors or windows are disturbed. The general manager of the firm, Louis Hamrock, says he is "doing (his with Ihe knowledge that I can get sued if somebody gels hurl, but it won't be by the guy (hat gels burl, il'll be by his widow." jes held by" Palestine guerrillas have been freed and are all safe. All are Americans. the Propst Ma- Monday killing the five persons aboard. It brought the death toll Crcss tonighl lhe chinery Co. is closed, signs in for a scries of Southern California brush tires since Friday lo eighl. remaining six airline hostages lhe windows proclaim the shop jn LoS Angeles County, diminishing winds enabled firemen to go hoM hv Palpslinp irnnrrillas un the offensive for Ihe'firsl time against a blaze in lhe coastal area'of Malibu. Of the 10 major fires which swept Ihrough lhe foolliills and canyons of Los Angeles county during lhe wcekcneci, most were eilher conlained or controlled. Uov. Ronald Reagan, who declared ravaged areas in Sair Diego, Ventura and Loyhngzles counlies disaster areas, said from lo 10.000 men were on (he lines in lhe state and that damage was estimated al million. Fifly-six major fires have erupted since Friday. incidents were reported, howev- er. -Soon afler Nasser's dealh was reported, Egypl announced ils men along lhe danal had been placed on a "maximum alert." The Israeli newspaper Maaris reported today that Israeli troops also had been alerted against. any surprise Egyptian attacks. The well-informed newspaper said Israeli military men dii not expect the canal front to flare up anew in lhe next few days but they do not exclude localized skirmishes inilialed by The Al Fatah slalement said "Palestine is very unfortunate. It has losl a fighter in the forefront of fighters. Before Nasser's dealh was announced, lhe guerrilla radio had broadcasl rejections of soriie parts of Ihe H-point peace package thai ended (he civil war. However, guerrilla leader Yasser Arafat went on the radio to defend acceptance of lhe overall package, saying il was "to save our people from shelling, hunger, thirst and disease." Also still in doubl was lhe whcrcabouls of six Americans taken hostage during the hijacking of three airliners three weeks ago. The six had been reported to have been released in Amman, bul a statement in Washington by Ihe Slate Department inclicaled they had nol been let go. Deparlmenl spokesman John F. King 'said Ihe U.S. embassy in Amman had nol been able to confirm reporls lhe six had been turned over lo lhe Egyptian embassy. A'Red Cross" statement said local Egyptian commanders in news of 
                            

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