Portsmouth Times, March 11, 1970

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March 11, 1970

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Portsmouth Times (Newspaper) - March 11, 1970, Portsmouth, Ohio Cloudy and comm- on 'omSht. Low tonight in mid 20s. Cloudy and cold with o chance T mlxct! "I" Hifil1 in "'8 30s. Official observer's Icmporaluro report: Today II a.m. 33, today's Zl, yesterday's maximum Covering Southern Ohio And Northern Kentucky icar ngo: Maximum 30, 117 years A Dependable Portsmouth VOLUME m, No. OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 1970 xwo'stctton. 2G PAGES section i _ >A By CARL P. LEUBSDORF (AP) Sen. Edward Brooke has urged President Nixon to postpone plans to start deployment in June of multlwarlieac! MIRVs pending upcoming arms limita- tion talks with the Soviet Union. The Massachusetts Republi- can also called for prompt Sen- ate action on his cosponsored by '13 senators- urging the President to take the lead on a U.S.-Soviet morato- rium of M1RV tcsis. Secretary the Air Force Robert C. Seamans Jr., disclos- ed Tuesday MIRV deployment will start in June with the Minuteman III land-based mis- siles. "The continued momentum toward deployment of this po- tentially destabilizing technolo- gy is highly Brooke said in a statement. "It could have the most unfortunate consequences for the impending SALT negotiations." Earlier, in an interview, he said that the announcement of the MIRV deployment date means "the genie may well be out of the bottle.." Seamans gave the date to a closed session of the Senate Armed Services Committee-. His statement was released to the public. "After a number of delays and stretchouts we will start fielding the Minuteman III in Seamans said, adding that "based on tests to date we have high confidence in this sys- tem." Previous statements said deployment would occur in late 1970. The Minuteman III, a replace- ment for the single warhead Minuteman II intercontinental ballistic missile, will carry three of the MIRV -Multiple Independently-Targeted Re-cn- Iry Its sea-based partner, the 10- warhead Poseidon, will begin to take over next January from the single warhead Polaris nu- clear submarines. Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said deployment of the MIRVs will complicate the effort to reach an arms limi- tation agreement when the Stra- tegic Arms Limitation Talks re- open April 6 in Vienna. But he said he is "keeping his fingers crossed and hoping we can come to some agreement. Mansfield also said he fears "the time has passed" for Sen- ate action on Brooke's proposal calling for the United States to take the lead in seeking a mora- torium on MIRV testing. Brooke said he has made con- tinued efforts behind the scenes for action on his proposal, op- posed by the Nixon administra- tion. "I hope there is still grounds for negotiation of meaningful arms he said, add- ing "In my opinion, it does not enhance our chances for success at Vienna." The administration takes the position that MIRV deployment is necessary for national securi- ty and that it will spur the arms talks by strengthening the U.S. negotiating position. Gen. John D. Ryan, the Air Force chief of staff, said in his testimony before the Armed Services Committee that while the Soviet Union has "not yet tested a hard target MIRV, they have the technology to develop such a MIRV, and we believe they will do so." showdown consider resigning over the is- head of the Congress on Racia joined the administration as an assistant HEW secretary for ad ministration and child develop nient, including Headslart. in the civil rights movement pu on notice the Mississlpp decision was their litmus test o WASHINGTON (AP) Prcsi-i On the Mississippi Ileadstart dent Nixon has hacked his best' grants, Fanner was understood known Negro appointee in a to have made it clear he would highstakes political with Gov. John Bell Williams of Mississippi. Nixon's aiiegiance to Farmer became known the White House supported a de- cision to override Williams' veto of million for three Head- start programs in Mississippi. The Department of Health, Education and Welfare decided Tuesday lo issue the grants in spite of Williams' action. The funds would serve chil- dren, mostly black. The action came as the White House announced that Nixon will issue a statement late this week or early next week cover- ins Ihc entire area of civil him his effectiveness for the blac! cause. "The White House knew the- had to do this for the sake Farmer's public sai t one administralion source. rights and school desegregation.! Moreover, a source added, th -----i President could ill afford anoll er defection over civil light? Leon E. Panetta resigned u'nde pressure as director of HEW de segregation efforts less than month ago with a blast at th administration's reluctance force school integration. C1 Farmer was deeply shaken by "1R White House ouster of Pa- fi CtiOiA refused to see report- ers for days aftenvard. The death of a New Boston, He voiced his anger to HEW woman Tuesday night secretary Robert H. Finch and Scioto County's 1970 traffic fa-! insisted a fight was necessary toll to five lon fhe Mississippi veto. Finch Mrs. Nancy Wkins, 69, of 3516 i Darned the case to the White C.allia St., died at p.m. in Scioto Memorial Hospital, where she was admitted early Monday afternoon with sustained in an aulo-truck Tli; dent in Portsmouth. President Richard Nixon wore a surprised ex- pression Tuesday after lie was kissed by Kristin Ann Vivion of Rawlins, Wyo., at a Washington dinner honoring members of Congress given by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Kristin is a stale winner in the VFW "Voice of Democracy" competition. The VFW's 7th annual Congressional Award was presented to Sen: Homy M. Jackson, D-Wash., described as a man who "un- derstands national defense and is not afraid to speak out for it." (UPI Telepholo.) A Portsmouth area Marine, Gregory W Hire, 18, has beer, indicted by a Norfolk (Va.) grand jury on a murder charge. Date for the youth's trial in Norfolk's Corporation Court lias been scheduled for April 16. Hire is a son of Jordan .1. Hire of Lucasville Rt. 4 and Mrs. Jacquelin Hire, 1637 Offnere St. The youth is charged by Norfolk "police with stabbing to death Samuel Thomas Cross- white Jr., 46, of Norfolk, in a car on a downtown Norfolk street shortly after 2 a.m. Feb. 10. Hire was indicted on the charge March 2 by Corporation Court Grand Jury in Norfolk. At a hearing in Norfolk Muni- cipal Court Feb. 20. a Norfolk r police detective alleged the j i youth used a hunting knife to stab the victim, identified as a certified public accountant in a j Norfolk firm. PiU-XAUTIONAKY measures are taken by n helmcled South Carolina law enforcement agent as he searches a group at Lamar, S.C., that all cmpted fo walk up to Hie school grounds. Classes al the combined high and elementary school, dosed after white adults protesting racial integra- tion touched off a melee March 2, were resumed Tuesday with more than 200 state troopers and National Guardsmen encircling the campus. School Supt. Cliff Severance says he expects attend- ance to climb steadily "as parents become convinced that their children will not be in any dan- ger.'' (UPI Telephoto.) decision was the first im- t administration action bore Farmer's clear im- fly NEIL GfLBP.IDE AP Lahnr Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Tbe defective, R. J, AFL-CtO's top economist The said! prices and defeating fhe Presi-I dent's effort to curb the nation's worst inflation in 20 years. Citing the nation's big growth, gains o; many minority mcl w, anri o group workers. lie urged the While House lo up on its policies lo nrovide ter the Hire youth had left a I gent anti-inflation policy is a Goldfinqer said: "By early 1970; ln 4 moir'V to tavern in downtown Norfolk, j "blunderbuss" that could shoot I these gains were being re- a orov.-jng crisis down the big gains in employ- versed, with increasing (0 economic res- mcnt and earnings won by mil-.iand cutbacks in working on big business oxmn- lions of workers in the booming Jin many industries and occupa-'sjon jic (he Prime cause of the nation's in- Nathaniel Goldtmger fold thei Coldfingcr said in prepared fhfion white ultimately developed. Jnint Economic Committee of remarks f hat Nixon's policies of Congress the highest interest! tight money, high interest and spending cuts the recent job alleged the stabbing occurred at- today President Nixon's strin-j in jobs'and income in the and Crosswhitc pulled up in a car and offered Hire a ride. The police officer alleged the youth accepted and that an ar- gument between Hire and Cross- j Mrs. Atkins is the .second per- Fnn injured fatally in traffic Occidents this year in Ports-; me Mississippi announce-! mcnt, however, carried a nvas-i lire of disappointment for Farm- er. His name was never men-! 10711 Traffic Deaths Killed In! Killed In Portsmouth County Killed In C Toll For Year Keep Alive Police allege that after the I U.J..T Uli_lH_.-ll. 11 1 UL J L Y I stabbmg the youth, m attempt- ratcs jn a ccntury under KixonV sharp federal ing lo elude police, jumped m- ljcics cosls most to the Elizaneth River. He arrested after he came out of the water, police said. A former Portsmouth High I School student and former resi- j dent of Franklin Ave., the Hire i Iwof youth is a 19fin graduate of Val-! majority Higll Scllon] COLUMBUS, Rhodes [upper house membership. i vfhfi jjiro js a 1 yjf administration bill authorizing; The branches ai Naval Shipyard! 'State University's branches across" the! and Mansfield and from Norfolk. j WASHINGTON' branches! Hire's father is a certified! ajc rv.m.-vniir. By WILLIAM V. MERIUMAN Times Special Correspondent three state university branches offer third and fourth-year Legislation passed voles more than a ,n ,n i9-10' 3 'WtiQ'f !l> ilionrd despite his kev role in Ihc Ito IT 'decision courses and grant degrees in The White House reporledV education and business offer many tipper di-j public accountant in the Nation-; Mansfield called up his proposal wanted to blow f'0j administration barely cleared! vision and graduate courses, butjai Bank of Portsmouth, building.! to lower the voting age lo ffi for Mississippi political leaders. lne Senate Tuesday. sponsors said Ohio State is not; Trial date for {he youlh is set a vote today although ackn'iwl-; ration, is i Farmer a CORE leader helped After long debate and under j providing needed upper divi- fpi- April 16 in Norfolk's Corpora- edging strong opposition I. nth on i separate bill to iowei the sion classes. _ lion Court Part If. He is report- (lie floor arid from the While' age. He said he thinks it i House, Head freedom riders into Missis-] the shadow of a sippi in the early 1960s. j mark aboiit mouth. Traffic accidents on the; county's rural roads and high-! ways" this year have claimed the lives of Ihree persons. j The New Boston woman suf- fered injuries of fhe head and! left arm and mtilliplc lacera-t lions in the auln-lnick accident; CAMBRIDGE, Md. fAP) al p.m. Monday at Galiia attributed by St. and Mabert Rd. _ authorities lo a time bomb tore Portsmouth police said a julge iinje jn jhc Dorchesler sedan driven west on County Courthouse early today. arge question; its necessity, the! "If Ohio State would have ed under bond. done the job for these branches.! iv.e wouldn't need such a bill." Sen, Oakley C. Collins, R-! Ironton, a sponsor of the pro- .iPi-'Sifil'P "The present inflation is largely a profit inflation." he said in urging repeal of the 7 per cent federal business invest- ment lax credit. 'The administration'.1; policy of severe economic: restraint has unfairly selected economic .sectors and groups dial are o 7? cninpc'ller] fo shoulder 3 ff most of the ing, smaller states local riovenimeni.s r-.r-d blue-collar v.-orkeis. particular- !v those who are most vulnera- ble lo lhn 'least skill, ediicntion and work exi'frirnrf1.'1 he saifl. a-rlminislralinn's hluii- der'niiss policy can finally afiei't, Hie arlivi'ies of the big corporn- 'ioiis hv pullii'ig fiown the -iiv n posal and chairman of the edu- cation committee. Some 402 students were en- rolled at OSU-Lima last fall in tipper division courses and 334 at Mansfield. Among other r a n c h e s, Kent State-Stark Criticizing constitutionally, i'n v.' Mnnsfield said lie realized gross fo do this by s'.'iiu'i'. (many senators had already set. Sfolt also has split wiih i itheir minds against his propos-: adminislraiion on oxlonsiou of (T. which was an amendment to: i'ne Voting Rights Act. a bill extending the 1965 Voting President Nixon asked Congress aifccte'i Louse i Rights Act. He said opponents] feel it would the vot-i the incon-- arid Coldfingcr The state dfficial who requesi.- Mrs. Atkins; statc official who declined in the Bc! Ohio University-Poiismouth Ohio University-Belmont County had 41 and Ohio State- T-! 1 il fl ol. Mtitt' VJ11 lUldl Ti 1 t struck and ran partially be namcd he th0ughl Ihti One of the dead was Ralph neatb the trailer of a stoppedjblast was "directly con-jFcathcrstone, 31, a j sis. tractor-lraiter-truck rig a car and nis associate m crvi amendment sponosorcd by rrl by Walter Congrove, 49, of; Monday night which killed two i rights campaigns I lie Negroes near Bel Air, Md. man was unidentified. ling rights bill, should be han- dled as a separate bill, or he- lievo a constitutional amend- WASHINGTON (AP) is required. Despite these handicaps, Montana siul thought face the issiif The adininistraiiriii gave its blessing to Hie okl vole proposal by confitilu- (Turn to VOTE, Page fl i _ mffly vitriolic attack on Presi- dent Nixon's economic pro- gram. WASHINGTON ;AP Eccond Laurelville. The tractor-trailer rig, owned! The car blew up a few hours1 Col. Thomas Smith oEthe. state "i Bel Air of black militant H. Rap explosive w hy the Columbus Food Hand, Inc., was stopped at the time behind another car at a traffic light on Gallin St. at Mabert lid., police said. j The courthouse The front of fhe Atkins car j rjppccj a hole 30 feet across was damaged extensively in the the front of the two-story 113-, accident. j year-old building. There were Atkins was preceded injuries, death by her first sheriff Ira Johnson, who said Thomas Baker, in 1934. j the devicc had been placed in a She is survived by her hus- band, Eugene Atkins; a son, Edwin G. Baker, 3510 Gallia St.; two daughters, Mrs. Lois Canter of Dayton and Mrs. Jean Turner of Wheelersburg: a brother. Cecil Lintz of Mlnford: five sisters, Mrs. Gladys Siler, 208 Ohio Ave., Mrs. Clara Ever- ling, 3BOS Gallia SI., Mrs. Nellie Doley. mi Rhodes Ave.. Mrs. Dorothy Sanfonl, 3817 Rhodes Ave., and Mrs. Gertrude Purely of Lucasville Rt. 2; three grand- (Tnrn to WOMAN, Page U) Sen. Ralph S. Regula, R-Navar- re, to insure the bill would not affect these branches as adopt- me car uiuxv vy a iw, a after the opening of the trial in police said it was believed the hicn killed them was ffhc proposai was opposed did not rule out the possibility that a bomb had been plant e" the automobile. The whereabouts of the U-ear-old Brown remained rnysterv. His presence had no [been required at the Monday women's rest room on the sec- ond floor, asked for an Army demolition team from Ft. Meade, Md., to investigate. He said the building was not opening of his trial on charges of arson and inciting to riot. William M. Kunstler, attorney, obtained a postpone- ment of further proceedings to next Monday after telling fhe open Tuesday afternoon whenicour[ Tuesday the car blast county offices closed and that; help hut affect the Irial." the explosive apparently was! Tho Irial war, sent lo Bel Air. planted in the, rest room before miles from Cambridge, on a then. change of venue nflor aulhori- .Johnson added that, a expressed fear of new dis- man had made a routine check of the building's locked doors minutes before the explosive charge went off. lurbances if it took piace in Cambridge, where two blocks of buildings were burned in the 1967 disorder. It appears Speaker .John W. McCormack and his lieutenants now have found an issue on which they are willing to do par- tisan battle. The speaker, prime target of young Democratic' members seeking fresh leader- ship, has resorted to some un- 1 filed in Laos in gri'Miiid npv opr'.Tiiions. any change by an act of Con-; ]y anxious to head off charges of Soon after Nixon marie IP- against la credibility gap, has divulged! mark, it was revealed thai an Mansfield's approach in a stale-] more details about American in-1 Army Capl. Joseph K. Rush Jr. iional amendment, lull opposed jidminiKiration. apparent- any change by ai gross. It came ment Tuesday. volvcmcr.t in war-lorn Laos. characteristic harsh and Hawaii lo 20. against an incumbent President, j Republican Leader Hugh Leading the charges in the! Scott of Pennsylvania, pushing past several weeks has been [for a five-year extension of the Democratic Leader Car! Albert] Voting Rights Act that ap- of Oklahoma. After each indica- plies primarilv lc. Southern tion of economic slowdown, such states, said he opposed injecting Only four states permit per-, announcement w'lil sons under 21 tr> vole. Georgia when the Penta- llln and Kentucky have lowered the[ disclosed that. voting ago (o IB, Alaska lo 10! been killed in firefight the North Vietnamese on :lge of I he Plain of Jars on as a decline in housing starts or an increase in unemployment Albert has taken the floor with a brief speech accusing the ad- ministration of promoting si- multaneous inflation and reces- sion. Tucsdav, McCormack sur- the 18-ycar-olti vote issue. "We should not risk embroil- ing the extension of the Voting Inside The Times gon military advisers in Laos draw Sfi5 mohihlv combat pay. The goes i'.S. serv- icemen in even thuiitih tiie neutral is no! a ''combat tho Pentagon snid. A spokesman added the- extra pnv "roilocts !ho fad t'n.'it personnel receiving this are vulnerable to hostile action in I hazardous siluafions." Tlie announcement about! The adminislration coniendcri the death was duo to "hostile fire" as Bush and unidonti- P'ji'geant fried lo the Bush, Hie Pen'agon said Tuos- oiny, awarded fbe Stnr for his bravery when be "altc-mptcd singlehandodiy io attnok fho enemy raiders, firing as he advanced and killing two of the enemy." Other Americans in I he. com- Around Pnrlsmoulh prised reporters by Nixon's "stubborn refusal to uli-j Death Notices the tools we have Page him." Horoscope Tho speaker said "the exccu- Markets 'Here! Get me the vice-pres- tive branch has blithely presid- ed over the strangulation of the homebuildins Industry." Sports Television and Radio Women's News combat pay was "in line mnriaacd to escape. Pagn i our desire to rnakc increased in-i YVhiie House Press Secretary i formation available fa j, ziogler 25 American public" about, in- lhai he sees no contact 20 volvcrnenl in Laos, said Detenr-e statement fi spokesman Jerry Friedhoim. American had died in ground 1! Tiie move to disclose more nperalinns and the f.-n-i 2Q, formation came in the. Bush rocfiivcfl combat, pay of a controversy over aml was awarded the nation's 81 President Nixon s Ktatemcnt 10 that no American servicerrinn (Turn to Page 14, Column 1) ;