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   Wellsville Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - April 21, 1971, Wellsville, New York                                Reporter Serving Potter Counties NinetyFirst Year New Wednesday April 1971 10 Cents Per Copy Vietnam Material To Be Hauled Back HOFFMAN AP Military Writer WASHINGTON AP Re versing the huge supply buildup that began in the Penta gon is planning to haul about 3 million tons of decontaminated war materiel back home from Some tonnage remaining aft er completion of the adminis trations Vietnamization pro gram may go to South Korean and Thai military De fense Department sources in Huge quantities of scrap pil ing up in Vietnam are to be sold to commercial companies on a competitive bid they Pentagon officials said the three millions tons of materiel is worth tens of millions of dollars and will fill the needs of Army units Its pretty important that we get this materiel back and put in operation as soon as pos one top logistics official said in an Tagged for shipment back are armored personnel electronic cranes and a broad variety of other The Vietnam war had first priority on equipment and many units based in the United States were deprived of impor tant gear to feed the big build Bringing home millions of tons of supplies and equipment will be officials con but they said it will be cheaper than buying new gear for units still Before any of the gear can be it must be decontami nated and cleaned to meet Ag riculture Department and other safety A major ob officials is to avoid bringing plant bugs from Southeast Pentagon officials will not say how long they expect the entire shipment process to but they indicated the re moval of equipment is on a time schedule geared closely to the gradual withdrawal American That would suggest the bulk of the job will be done by the fall of Social Security Overhaul Okayed By EDMOND LeBRETON Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP The House Ways and Means Com mittee has approved automatic costofliving increases as part of a Social Security overhaul that also would improve bene fits for widows and extend Medicare to the Other changes voted by the committee Tuesday would re vise Medicare to cost patients more for short but less for very prolonged The changes in the Social Se curity cash benefit schedule al one would cost an estimated billion a with the to tal bill for the package still Committee spokesmen said a payroll tax still to be is inevitable and that if the cost is too some revisions may have to be The changes were approved for inclusion in the committees combined Social Securitywel fare reform The potentially af fecting more than 26 million include automatic increase in benefits when the cost of living rises 3 per cent in a with an accompanying tax increase from to in the amount a pensio ner may earn without pension benefits for ultimate benefits for those choosing to work beyond benefits for persons quitting work before retirement age but intending to draw their benefits higher minimum monthly benefit for persons long em ployed in covered The minimum benefit of could be as high as a month for one who worked 30 Chinese Team Accepts Offer From Americans DETROIT AP The presi dent of the Table Tennis Association says Communist Chinese table tennis players have accepted an invitation to visit the United States in the near future and he will dis cuss the invitation today with President Graham presi dent of theassociation and leader of the 15member table tennis team that toured Communist China disclosed Tuesday at a news conference that the invitation was made when his group ar rived in The visit was the first by an American group since Steenhoven said Song acting president of the Chinese Table Tennis ac cepted the invitation before the Americans left the country last week but gave him the option of when to announce Steenhoven said he had re ceived assurance of visa ap proval from Embassy offi cials in Tokyo earlier for the Chinese but that no dates or schedules had been Steenhoven said the visit probably would come within 12 A spokesman for the State who confirmed that the visit had been said the Chi nese team might arrive next White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler said Tuesday the President would ask Steenhoven about his impres sions of the Chinese trip and the Chinese acceptance of the reciprocal Ziegler said the adminis tration would welcome the Chi nese team and expedite Steenhoven said the costs of playing host to the Chinese team would be borne by private 15 Americans Die In Fire BANGKOK AP At least 13 Americans were among 24 persons killed in the fire at the Imperial Hotel early officials said They in cluded families of three Ameri can Among the dead were the wife and three children of Herbert Matsuo of Hono and The colonel was in an Army hospital at the time of the and another 11yearold es caped from the hotel and was in good condition at an Army hospital the Embas sy The embassy said names of the victims in the two other service families were being withheld until their next of kin were Thai police added the names of two more dead Americans Gerald Farrow of New and Lloyd 7e no home address According to the police the other dead included Egypt ian and Chinese airline crew a German tourist and two Four bodies had not been White House Calls For Compliance With Ruling By Top Court BENEFIT ART SHOW Laurie McDermott left and Carolyn members of Nancy McDermotts art Friendship Central are putting the finishing touches to sketches and cartoons which will be among the art exhibits on display Sunday April 25 in the Friendship Public Donations will be presented to the Library Photo by Jewell Veterans Vow To Stay At Camp Site In By TOM SEPPY Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP Viet nam veterans demonstrating against the war have vowed to stay at their camp grounds on the Mall despite an order by Chief Justice Warren Burger banning their use of the Burger issued the order with out comment Tuesday after the battledressed veterans staged mock searchanddestroy mis sions on the Capitol lob bied with congressmen and placed two wreaths in Arlington National Cemetery in memory of Vietnam war News of Burgers ruling was carried to the veterans at their cmpsite Tuesday night by one of their former Ramsey We wont the veterans shouted as Clark cautioned dis obeying the evacuation order would bring The Justice Department says enforcement of the order will begin late this in overturning a fed eral Court of Appeals barred camping on the the treelined area between the Capitol and the Lincoln Me the question is considered by the Supreme Allowing Vietnam Veteraans Against the War to camp on the Mall or other park proerty the Interior Department would set a precedent for other The department noted another anti war group is attempting to draw for a rally in Wash ington next By BARRY SCHWEID Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP Trumped by the Supreme the White House has called on the American people to obey the ruling that mass busing is a legitimate means to desegregate public The Supreme Court has ac ted and their decision is now the law of the land and up to the people to said presi dential press secretary Ronald Ziegler Tuesday after con sulting with administration law Ziegler said nothing would be served by reviewing past state ments by the His le gal views were largely turned back by the court whose unani mous opinions were written and delivered by Warren the man Nixon named chief A year a took a hard line against offi cially inspired school segrega But at the same time he opposed massive involuntary busing and said the government would not require local school districts to transport children beyond normal geographic school zones to achieve racial On through the court said busing was con stitutional and the states could not make it illegal neighbor hood schools were fine but they wouldnt do if the district was practicing and fed judges could use racial balancing as a guideline for breaking up dual All things being with no history of it might well be desirable to as sign pupils to schools nearest their the chief justice But all things are not equal in a system that has been deliberately constructed and maintained to enforce racial The decisions approved large scale busing in CharlotteMeck lenburg said fed eral judges erred when they didnt consider massive busing and attendance zone changes in Mobile approved an effective plan in Clarke and struck down a North Carolina antibusing The obligation was put on school boards to devise plans that promise realistically to work Schould school offi cials federal district judges are to exercise their broad powers of equity to correct Aid Bill Goes To Congress Cambodian Premier Urged To Stay On By ROBIN MANNOCK Associated Press Writer PHNOM PENH AP Lon Nol was asked formally to day to stay on as Cambodias premier and sources close to him said he would The request came from the chief of Cheng who asked that Lon Nol form a new Cabinet as The premier resigned Tues saying he was in ill He suffered a stroke in Febru ary and recovered only partial ly during two months of treat ment in a hospital in Cheng Heng asked him to stay on after accepting his res ignation with The chief of state said he de cided to ask the general to re sume his duties as premier be cause of the grave events through which our country is Cheng Heng reported that he consulted with In president of the National and Ung presi dent of the before mak ing his formal request to Lon Nol in a In Tarn said a formal reply to the letter was still awaited from Earlier in the In Tarn and Ung Sim told a joint ses sion of the National Assembly and the Senate that Cheng Heng had asked them to urge Lon Nol to form a new govern But they said the general was too ill to see Speeches by members of the two houses underlined the high regard political leaders have for Lon A joint committee prepared a resolution to pro claim him a national hero and a marshal of the He is already Cambodias only four star Leading contenders to suc ceed Lon Nol are his deputy Sisowath Sirik who headed the government while the premier was under treatment in Honolulu By LEWIS GULICK Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP ident Nixons foreign aid pro posal going to Congress today calls for a sweeping overhaul of the system and billion in new military and economic as sistance key con gressmen The figure for the fiscal year starting July 1 is about million more than the adminis tration proposed last year and million above what Con gress a direct com parison with past foreign aid bills will be difficult if the pro posed reorganization goes Under the system begun after World War presidents have submitted a combined armsandeconomic aid bill to Congress each Economic aid has been handled mainly by the Agency for International Under Nixons proposed re separate international se curity and economic develop ment aid requests will be made and AID would be replaced by three new economic develop ment The international security as sistance bill would include both direct arms aid and supporting economic The new agencies for eco nomic development in back ward countries would be the In ternational Development to handle development and an International Develop ment to apply techni cal An Overseas Private Investment to promote investment by firms in de veloping was recently created under previous legisla The Nixon plan provides for a development coordinator to serve as chairman of the boards of the three economic aid Nixon set forth a general blueprint of his reform plan last portraying it as a realistic and businesslike re vamping that will put aid programs in line with policies and needs of the A task for ce headed by Rudolph former pres ident of the Bank of issued a study a year ago which formed the basis for Nix ons new Along with the organizational the President is also stressing the channeling of more aid through such in ternational institutions as the World Bank and a general re duction of separate aid missions Busing Of Students Proves Successful In California By JOHN EGAN Associated Press Writer AP While some American commu nities were fighting efforts to desegretate their the university city of Berkeley POSTER SITES Thomas OGrady James Brush and Terry Margeson right place pins on a map of New York State at positions where posters for the Antique Show are The Show will be held at the Wellsville campus of Alfred AgTech Saturday and Sunday Reporter Photo three years ago voluntarily launched an elementary school busing program designed to balance classrooms In so Berkeley became the first city of more than 000 population with a signifi cant black population to deseg regate schools by For tyfour per cent of the citys residents are critics have found busins did not live up to their and supporters have learned it did not meet all their School officials say surveys show that community opposi tion to busing is 52 per cent opposed it three years ago and fewer than 30 per cent school officials say test scores show the quality of edu cation has improved for every white and The busing of elementa ry youngsters began according to a plan that school officials and a citizens committee had The plans key concept was that formerly white schools in the citys hill area would serve kindergarten through third with whites walking to school and blacks riding while black flatlands schools would serve grades with blacks walking and whites rid ing The city was broken into four attendance each in cluding a black neighborhood and a white and assignments to the 14 elementa ry schools were worked out by The assignments re flected the communitys racial composition Chicane per other white per black per American Indian per cent and others per Our achievement in the pri mary youngsters who have been with us all the higher than it ever was in predesegregation says Richard the superintendent of I would contend that up through the eighth or ninth grades our kids are performing as well or better than they did there are more multiethnic friends among stu dents and parents than ever oc curred Mines Kill 24 Civilians Uy GEORGE ESPER Associated Press Writer SAIGON AP Viet Cong mines ripped through two bus loads of South Vietnamese civil ians Tuesday in different parts of the killing 24 and wounding the national po lice A spokesman said 14 civilians were killed and two wounded in one incident on the central coastal plain 265 miles north east of The second min ing occurred in the Mekong Delta 50 miles southwest of Sai and 10 civilians were killed and three he the condition that offends the Asked to Ziegler said local school officials and federal district courts will have the responsibility of carrsing out courts Tuesdays rulings dealt directly only with schools in the South and in the border that had laws at one time en forcing racial The court has never heard a Northern school One from Cincinnati has long been pend ing on its But in some ways the deci sions hinted at eventual appli cation in the For in Burger advised district judges to be alert to the con struction of new schools in ex panding white suburbs the purpose seems to be to at tract white families away from the cities and to perpetuate In New Jack Green directorcounsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational said the court had not been persuaded by proponents of segregation who ascribed it to neighbor hood school policy or free Greenberg said the rulings did not bear out dire pre dictions that the court would The United States continues on the path set by the Supreme Court in he In that year the court first held that racially separate pub lic schools were inherently ille To Alabama George the courts action sounded as if it was written in an insane He added inmates of an Alabama asylum could have written a better de longtime foe of fed eral intervention in said the decisions would aid him if he became a 1972 presi dential candidate and suggested Congress might act if public opinion is strong enough against the Some other Southerners ech oed Wallaces The high court has betrayed the citizens of America and her said Mitchell Young of na tional president of Unified Con cerned Citizens of an organization claiming adhe rents in 32 states who oppose forced Former Orval Faubus of in office during Little Rocks 1956 Cen tral High School integration called the decisions an other case of usurpation by the Supreme Court of the powers of Linwood Holton of Vir a moderate said his state will obey changeable sky and chance of showers at times this tonight and Thur High about Low tonight in the mid High Thursday near Northwest to north 15 to HIGH LOW 48 Local Report The high for the 24hour period which ended shortly before noon today was recorded at 5 yesterday while the low was 48 at 3 No precipitation was measured during the 24hour period which ended at 8 The barometer at noon reading was inches and holding The temperatures were Yesterday noon midnight Today 9   

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