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Beckley Post Herald and Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - December 27, 1975, Beckley, West Virginia Combined WEEKEND Edition Volume 315 Good Morning The News Clouds Variable cloudiness with a chance of snow flurries highs in the mid Clearing lows near Sunny on highs in the upper Winds out of the west at W to 20 miles per hour through this Probability of precipitation is 40 per cent today and 20 Details On Page 11 BECKLEY POSTHERXID Saturday December 1975 BECKLEY Southern West Virginias Greatest SHOPPING CENTER 3 Cents Kennedy Ladys Man SAN FRANCISCO AP Joan Lundberg a socialite who is active in says she had an affair with the late John Kennedy while he was a senator and describes him as a Indies The statement follows several reports about alleged liaisons Kennedy had while he was I stopped seeing him because there didnt seem to be much of a future in said in an interview published Friday in the San Francisco She said she dated Kennedy for three years when he was still a senator and then broke it off to marry a Plot Linked To Libya CAIRO AP The masscirculation Egyptian newspaper Akhbar El Youm claimed Saturday that Libya financed the attack last weekend on the world oil cartels Vienna A story by the papers board Aly said Libyan leader Moammar Khadafy and members of the radical Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine arranged the operation with the mysterious international terrorist leader known as Dad Dies Saving Son NEW HYDE AP Dad shoved me out of the way just before the car hit said 12yearold William I didnt even see it The push that saved his son was the last act of Jack who was struck and killed on the street in front of the Hillside United Methodist church where he had attended a Christmas Eve No charges were placed against the driver of the Manchin Defends REAP AP REAP direc tor James Manchin said Friday that free enterprise cannot adequately do the job needs to be done in the cleanup Manchin was reply ing to charges that his junk removal team is harming junk dealers in the state by taking away their Manchin will resign and will likely announce his political plans at the He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State in Dagger Trial Set LOS ANGELES AP A woman charged with carrying a concealed dagger near Vice President Nelson Rockefeller as he walked to his car 9 was ordered Friday to stand trial in Superior Court next Christine was arrested after she called herself Lucifer police and made accusations about Presi dent Ford and Vice President Tidal Wave Threatens Sweden UPI The Uppsala Seismologies Institute said a powerful earthquake rocked the Tonga Islands in the South Pacific Friday and warned a tidal wave might be generated in the Marcus director of the said the quake measured on the open ended Richter A reading of 7 is regarded as Lake Cruiser Hunted DETROIT UPI A Coast Guard responding to a series of possible hoax distress spent all day Friday searching for a missing cruiser and its 10 passengers in Lake A Coast Guard spokesman said although there was a possibility the search was inspired by a cruel it was treating the case as a genuine miss ing vessel Riad Due In Beirut Arabs To Seek Lebanon Truce Lebanon AP The Arab League will try for a lasting ceasefire in Lebanons civil an in formed Palestinian guerrilla source said Friday as fighting continued in the Lebanese The source said Mahmoud the leagues Egyptian is ex pected in Beirut It is not known what form intervention by the 20 member league might The initative could be purely d ip 1 o in a t i c or member state troops might be used as observers or Riad tried unsuccessfully to mediate an end to the ninemonth pld war during its early After a night of fierce Moslem and Chris tian private armies lobbed mortar shells into Beirut residential districts Police reported 12 persons killed and 35 wounded in the Christian stronghold of Ashrafiyeh and Moslem suburbs in western Gunmen also fought fierce battles near the firegutted Holiday Inn and several new fires were set in the down town commercial Officials in where Saudi Arabian King Khalcd visited this said Friday that Saudi Kuwait and Jordan all League members also would work independently to end the fighting and put Lebanon back on its feet Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have real estate and business investments in Beirut like are reported concerned at the increasing influence of revolutionary leftists on the Moslem France reportedly has promised to guarantee a final settlement and push for Common Market invest ment to refloat the battered Lebanese Arab oil states also will help in this effort once the fighting is definitely the source Mexico Cooperation Sought Drive To Cut Off Drug Traffic Slated By Ford AP Call ing drug abuse a tragic national Presi dent Ford on Friday mounted a major campaign to curb the traffic of hashish and other illicit drugs into the United Ford During Early Campaign WASHINGTON AP President Ford plans a limited schedule of personal vote hunting in an early presidential primary cam paign that will put the emphasis on his in cumbency and keep him close to the White ac cording to his spokesman and But he will make one or two campaign trips apiece to New Hampshire and to which will render early verdicts on his Republican contest with Ronald a spokesman said And before New Hampshires ballots are cast on the voters there may be seeing the President skiing on one of their In where Ford is now on a skiing Press Secretary Ron Nessen 2 Winter Storms Bring On Flooding By The Associated Press Flooding struck Washington state on Friday for the second time this month as a storm swept in from the The third winter storm in six days hit New where snow turned to rain and caused minor Gale warnings were up for parts of the Great Lakes and travelers advisories issued for the south of the lakes with new snow In the State of gusty winds and heavy rain caused damage and high water over a wide area and threatened to bring at least five rivers to flood The National Weather Service in Seattle said a warm front which moved through with winds measured at up to 70 miles an would be followed by another A spokesman for State Department of Emergency Services Director said the state was concerned the new high water would occur in areas that havent yet recovered from the earlier Trees were toppled in the Tacoma area by winds clocked at over 50 sleet and freezing rain pelted southern New England on snow changing to rain in th Highway travel around Boston was slowed by icy surfaces in the and by high water in the after noon as temperatures Rain and melting snow leaked through the roof of the Massachusetts State House at Boston and buckets were placed around the buildings halls and offices to catch the said the President has not yet decided on the exact number of appearances he will make in New Hampshire and in where1 the primary will be held March He said Ford would be in each state maybe Nessen also said that Ford chatted with aides on Christinas night about the possibility he might go ski ing in New Hampshire dur ing the I would say it is something he is thinking Nessen He said it is possible Ford might go to a ski area after making a campaign appearance in the Nessen said the skiing would not be to seek it would be for Whatever the announced it certainly would be a campaign It also might undo any lingering hard feelings about Nessens joking comment this fall that Ford doesnt take his ski vacations in New Hampshire because the trails there often are Vtt major contributor to a growing crime directed Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to express to the Mexican government his concern about heroin mov ing across the border into the southwest United He also asked the domestic council drug abuse task force to some up with specific recommendations for controlling drug traffic along the In a statement issued at his Christmas vacation Ford said he had recently discussed the problem with Presidents Luis Echeverria of Mexico and Alfonso Lopez Michelsen of Colombia and with Prime Minister S u 1 e y man D e m i r e 1 of He said the dis cussions were aimed at strengthening cooperation of other nations involved in the fight against illicit drug He urged Congress enact his proposal for man datory minimum sentences for drug traffickers so those who are spreading this evil throughout our com will be put behind bars where they The President also urged Congress to ratify the Convention of Psycotropic Substances so we can fulfill our obligations to the other nations of the world to sec that strong international controls exist for He said he would soon send Congress a com prehensive message es tablishing a framework for a broad government response to as he spent his fourth day at this Rocky Mountain The President skied in the morning with members and officials of the ski ate elkburgers at a mountainside luncheon with the Vail ski patrol and spent the afternoon working on a n u m I e r of bills and paperwork flown here from Washington on Friday by Air Force courier Ford signed one major bill a public works appropriation for water and power development and energy research for the fiscal period which began last July Gunmen Seize Fifth American ADDIS Ethopia AP The Embassy said Friday a fifth American worker has been kidnaped from the Kagnew communicatioits base out side capital of the rebellious northern province of An embassy spokesman identified the missing man as Ronald Mischalke of and said he was seized by a group of un identified armed Other sources said he was probably taken by Eritrean Liberation Front which is holding four other Americans kidnaped in July and The ELF has been fighting for independence from Ethiopia for 14 The embassy spokesman said the Ethiopian govern ment has been asked to do what it could to recover The same re quest has been made in the case of the other without The embassy said Mischalke was a civilian employe of Collins Inter national Service at the communications In Mischalkes Roger said he had worked on satellite com munications in many parts of the world as an employe of Collins and other She said he was 38 and un The family was told by the State Depart ment that he had been taken away by five armed men who entered his kid naped him and an Ethiopian househoy and took with them all the food in the she Those seized earlier were Navy PO Thomas Bowidowicz of Jersey and Army 5 David Strickland of Orlan in November and Steve Campbell of San and Jim Harrell of in Soviet Supersonic Service Launched MOSCOW AP The Soviet Union launched twiceweekly supersonic jet mail and cargo service from Moscow to Central Asia on ATupolev 144 jetliner flew from Moscow to Alma a distance roughly equivalent to New YorkSalt Lake in one minute under twc Moscow Radio The plane averaged more than miles an hour and cruised at feet on the The worlds other super sonic commercial the BritishFrench is scheduled to start regular passenger and freight ser vice 21 between Paris and Rio de Janeiro and between London and Soviet officials said the MoscowAlma Ata route was chosen for the first TU144 flights because it is over sparsely populated Studies will be made on the effect of the fasfer than sound plane on the environment in preparation for negotiating flight agreements with foreign There has been no an nouncement when inter national service will Downfall Of A Tiger Highway Toll Rises Slowly By The Associated Press Deaths on the nations highways during the Christ inas holiday climbed slowly Friday as many Americans spent the day at home and threatening weather kept others off the At 4 EST a total of 173 persons were reported The Associated Press began tabulating deaths at 6 The holi day traffic period ends at midnight The National Safety Coun cil estimates 440 to 500 per sons may In a oneday 204 persons were The last fourday observance of Christmas was in 1973 and 520 persons A tranquilized 450pound Bengal tiger falls into a cage from the cargo bay of a Pakistani jetliner after arriving in Tokyo from West The one of eight being shipped to a Tokyo had gotten loose in the cargo com of4he plane which had 82 persons When the aircraft a sharpshooterifrom the zoo put the tiger to sleep with a shot from an anesthetic gun and it was put back in its AP Photo OPEN TODAY 8 AM TO 5 PM GRAY LUMBER BECKLEY CRABORCHAIO
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