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   The Times Recorder (Newspaper) - October 21, 1970, Zanesville, Ohio                        -v-> Chuclde M The Your "Good Morning9 Newspaper FORECAST OMiy mM to- Fair MiM Ttanday. 107TH 28 PAGES ZANESVILLE, OHIO, 43701 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1970 TEN CENTS OTI PresideBt Rkfeard Nixom aitograpks a cast last week. Nixon decided to visit the two men in the arm Kaisas City prifcemaa Ckartes Robin- the hospital Tuesday before leaving Kansas City SOB, Me tf poUcenra tajned bi a btmbbig for Tennessee. Visits Injured Policemen President Calls For Election Of Law And Order Candidates KANSAS CITY, Mo. President Nixon, caning for the election of law and order Republican candidates, Tuesday visited the bedsides of two policemen injured in a dyna- mite bombing while working on a program to ease racial tensions. "When anyone is injured in a federal program I feel a the President said. Patrolmen Charles Robinson, 30, and Kenneth N. Fleming, 38, were hospitaSzed test Thursday after a dynamite explosion ripped through an alley door of their headquarters office locat- ed in the black community. "This idea of calling police pigs and an the rest must be pretty tough on Nixon told the policemen before leaving for Tennessee on a six- state political tour. The President told Robinson and Ftemingshe appreciated the fact they were working in a federal program. The police community relations effort is supported by the Model Cities program. "It's a great Robinson told the President. "It wasnt until we got hurt that we realized how good a job we were doing." The officers told Nixon morale on the Kansas City force is fine. "It's the best police force in the United they said. "How about the Nixon asked. "Are you getting good "I believe Fleming said. The President told the patrolmen the tendency "to downgrade the police, show no respect for them, call them pigs, can only lead to more violence." Mansion Set Afire 5 Slain In California SOQUEL, Calif. persons shot to death and thrown in a swimming pool at a blazing hilltop mansion ap- parently were tied op with silk scarves without a straggle and executed from behind, police said Tuesday. Santa Cruz County Sheriff Douglas James cafled some of the wouds on the bodies of Dr. Victor M. Ohta, his wife, two sons and a secretary "execu- tion-type." He said there was no sign of a straggle. The bodies, their blood tinting the waters of the pool and spattered on its tiles, were found Monday Tjy firemen fighting the blaze at the wealthy eye doctor's wood and stone home atop a steep ridge overlooking the Pacific. Law officers searched for Ohta's green Oldsmobfle station wagon, in which the killers apparently escaped. The bodies of Ohta, 47, a Japanese- American opthamologist: his wife Virginia, 41; and his sons, Derrick, 12 and Taggart, 11, were found at the bottom of the pool about p.m. Monday night. Floating face down on the surface was the body of the secretary, Dorothy Cadwalla- der, 38. James said the silk scarves tne mod-dressed doctor some- times wore instead of ties were used to bind the victims' hands IE front of them. Two scarves apparently came off later in the water but were found in the pool. He said Ohta was shot twice in the center of the back, the others in the back of the neck. The killers stacked kindling wood at several points through- out the house set it afire, and apparently escaped in one of the doctor's three cars, a green Oldsmobile station wagon. His red Rolls Royce and gold and black Lincoln Continental blocked the entrances to the estate when firemen arrived- Mideast Peace Prospects Dim By FRANK JAWOROWSO TR Staff Reporter Prospects for any near set- tlement in the Arab-Israeli conflict are very dim, Robert Adams, assistant to the director of BatteQe Memorial Institute in Columbus, told Rotary dub members at their weekly luncheon at the YWCA Tuesday. Adams, who spent nme years in the Middle East, said the situation is in the hands of the Russians and they are just as worried as we are, "The Russians were able to control Nasser to a certain extent, but whether or not they wiU be able to control the new regime is Adams said. Adams believes the crux of toe Arab-Israeli conflict is that the Israelis feel the Arabs are out to destroy Israel and the Arabs fear the Israelis want to continue expanding their bor- ders. "I don't think the Arabs want to slaughter the Israelis, but rather just destroy Israel as a religious he added. Adams said Nasser was the only Arab leader with the political position and backing of the masses, who could have approached a settlement in the Middle East crisis. "The death of Nasser has created a completely new ballgame in the Middle he said. He added that Nasser's death will make future negotiation difficult. He is skeptical whether or not Anwar Sadat, the newly elected Egyptian leader, can do as well as Nasser hi obtaining peace in the Middle East. 'There is already much in- fighting within the Egyptian he said. Adams feels there can be no fruitful negotiations until it is realized that Palestinians must have a homeland and religious claims to Jerusalem are settled. "Historically Jerusalem has been holy to the Christians, Jews and the Arabs, and the Christians have conceded the area, but the Jews and Arabs have he said. The Fedaene, the cover organization for the Palestinian guerriDas, have played an increasing role in the conflict, and wfll have to be -a part of any settlement if they are to be successful, Adams said. Commissioners Order Immediate Work On Sixth Street Bridge By JOHN BAY TR" Staff Reporter Muskingum County commissioners have con- tracted wish Ohio Bridge Company of Cambridge for immediate repair work on the Sixth Street Bridge at aa estimated cost of Commissioners said recent inspections of the bridge by the consulting engineering finn of Modjeski and Masters of Harrisburg, Pa., disclosed erosion of two of the concrete piers which support the bridge. The inspecting team was hired by Division 5 of the State Highway Department at Newark. Commissioners said in view of the severe nature of the erosion, immediate repairs were necessary before cold weather limits saeh work. Traffic on the bridge has increased since load limits have been established on the Five Mite and the Monroe Street Bridge has been dosed. After consulting with County Prosecutor Richard E. Bridwell, commissioners declared the situation a '-physical disaster' and were thus empowered to immediately contract to spend the S3U.9W estimated by the State Highway Depart. ment as necessary to do the job. Commissioners said the Cambridge company Monday began moving equipment tinder the bridge in preparation for the wort The work is not expected to interrupt traffic. Commissioners emphasized the bridge structure itself is good and that the hasie in getting the work started is because of impending winter weather. The County Engineering Department has beea working with commissioners on the problem. Student Wounded In Shooting Indicted Arrested At Kent KENT, Ohio (UPI) Six more persons, including a for- mer Kent State University stu- dent wounded in last May's shooting incident, were arrested Tuesday, bringing to 10 the to- tal number of persons taken in- to custody on warrants issued by a grand jury which investi- gated the May shootings. Two of the six arrested Tues- day surrendered to Portage County sheriffs deputies in nearby Ravenna after learning they were ateo included in the 25 indictments handed down fay the special grand jury in the in- cident that ended with the kfll- ing of four KSU students by Ohio Guardsmen. James M. Riggs, 20, West- lake, and Joseph B. Cullum, 21, Canton, both KSU students, were charged with second-de- gree riot. They surrendered Tuesday. Riggs was released under 000 bond but Cullum was held in the county jafl because the judge had gone home before he surrendered and no bond could be set. Kenneth Hammond, Mayfield Heights, was charged with" sec- ond degree riot Hammond, 21, is a junior at Kent State. Arrested earlier Tuesday were Alan Canfora. 21, Barber- ton, Douglas C. Cormack, 20, Willoughby and Larry A. Shub, 19, Cleveland Heights. The ar- rests Tuesday brought to eight the number taken into custody by sheriffs deputies. The grand jury indicted 25 persons. Canfora suffered superficial wounds during the May 4 dis- turbance when the N a f i o n a 1 Guard opened fire during the violent confrontation. He was charged with second degree riot. Canfora was also indicted in September by the regular Port- age County grand jury on a narcotics charge. Cormack, who was never a student at KSU, was charged with first degree riot, interfer- ing with a fireman at the scene and throwing rocks at a fireman. Shub, 19, a former KSU stu- dent, was indicted on charges of first and second degree riot and an attempt to burn prop- erty. Canfora, Cormack and Shub all three surrendered at the Portage County sheriff's office in nearby Ravenna. Among those indicted earlier -.vas Craig Morgan of Upper Ar- lington, the president of the stu- dent body, who was charged with second degree riot. Morgan was charged with curfew violation several hours after the shootings May 4 but the charges were dropped, he said. Morgan, who said he was ad- vised by his attorneys not to discuss the case, called a news conference Tuesday "in my ca- pacitv as student bodv nresi- dent." "The students are afraid to do anything for the very rea- son they might harm the case of those said Mor- gan. The campus was calm Tues- day but the mood was mainly of shock. "No matter what we think, these (the findings) are the views of Portage County and of the silent majority in Ameri- ca." said Tom Kurtz, 22, a sen- ior. -I think the mood of the campus is that people are prej- udiced against the said Janet Biggs of Shreve, Ohio, a junior. "The jury said what the people wanted to hear.'7 The special grand jury did sot indict any guardsmen and said they feed in self defense. They also condemned the Kent State administration for its "pennissix'e" attitude. Attack Thwarted Cambodia Task Unit Scatters Red Forces PHNOM PENH man Cambodian task force Tuesday scattered two Communist regiments making final preparations for an attack on Phnom Penh, field comman- ders reported. Cambodian war- planes followed up with hefevy air raids in the area 20 miles south of the capital. "We have forced them out of their base area and have destroyed their said Lt. Col. Prak Meng, commander of one of 1; Cambodian battalions which pushed into the Commu- nist stronghold south of Phnom Penh on Highway 2. In South Vietnam, U.S. Army and Marine units reported killing 37 Communists in two separate actions with no American casualties. But Com- munist gunners and mines in other areas of Vietnam killed four Americans and wounded 21. The 10-battalion offensive in Cambodia began six days ago with Lt Col Prak Meng's unit leading the way. By nightfall Tuesday, his 60th Battalion had reached the town of Chambak 23 miles south of Phnom Penh. Meng told UPI correspondent Frank Frosch Ms men killed seven Communists and cap- tured 17 North Vietnamese soldiers, including a North Vietnamese battalion comman- der, in an ambush early Tuesday morning. He said the action was in a heavily wooded area where the Communists "established a major hospital and were stockpiling ammuni- tion and supplies." The Cambodian troops report- ed seizing documents which outlined plans for a Communist offensive on Phnom Penh, but the papers were not made available for inspection. Other field officers said the drive forced one of the two North Vietnamese regiments out of its base area. Intelligence officers with the operation said the regiment relocated 12 miles east of its original base area. U.S.-built T28 fighter-bombers of the Cambodian air force bombed the new area all morning, Frosch reported. It's Stirrin Time OH- It's apple batter time! And making this deUdoos spread the old fashioned way in copper ket- tles over an open wood fire are these volun- teers from the Concordia Chorea at Belleville, III. Acting as "taster'' is Rev. F. W. Paul, pastor. Domestic Flights Canceled TWA Steivardesses Go On Strike Inside Today's Times Recorder Unchanged Apostle Of Violence Mao Tse-Tung, the 76-year-oM Chinese Communist party chairman, is an apostle of violence who remains unchanged in a changing world. A look, "in at this man appears on Page 4-B. Almanac 6 D Financial News 1 D Births 1 B Hospital News 6 B Bridge 2 D Jeane Dixon 6 D Calendar 1 B Memory Lane 2 A Classified 3-5 D Police News 8 A Comic 2 D Sports Pages 6-8 C Crossword 5 B State Report 7 A Deaths 6 B TR-ACTION 5 B Earl Wilson 6 D Women's Pages 1-3 C __ _ _____ ______ WASHINGTON fUPJ) About stewardesses and stewards struck Trans World Airlines Tuesday over demand-: for higher pay and improved working conditions, forcing cancellation of all its domestic- flights and curtailing about half of TWA's overseas operations. The walkout began at mid- night after negotiators from the airline and the Transportation Workers Union failed to agree on a new contract :n talks at National Mediation Board head- quarters. Negotiations resumed Tues- day afternoon, but there was no indication what disputes, other than wages, remained unre- solved. After the Monday night session, federal mediator Fran- cis A. O'Neill Jr. said the union and TWA "had succeeded in resolving a great majority of the issues." A union 5pokcsman, however, told the airline negotiators had "retrogressed are offering Jess in an what they were a month are really in bad ssid TWU executive Vice Presides: Jarres Horst. "We fell we were c'ose to agreement a month ago. but they opened up a number of items we thought were resolved." He also saici TWA's money offer was "way below" the 30 per cent increase the union is demanding in a new three-year contract. All TWA's 450 daily domestic flights were canceled after picket lines appeared at major U.S. terminals. A spokesman said the airline would try to operate about 10 international round-trip flights, about half its regular daily schedule. Supervisory personnel was being used for overseas flights. Many were cut short, termin- ating at such gateway dues as London. Rome. Paris, Frank- Lisbon and Hong Kong, where passengers were placed on other carriers' nights. A TWU spokesman said other unions were honoring picket lines, as agreed earlier fay the Air Lines Klots Association, the International Association of Machinists and another branch of the TWU representing dispatchers and meteorologists. The Stewardesses and pur- sers had worked without a contract for 17 months while demanding wage increases of up to 30 per cent and improved fringe benefits which included more expense money, more maternity leave and better hours and writing conditions.   

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