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Beckley Post Herald Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - September 8, 1968, Beckley, West Virginia Agreement Indicated Pueblo Release Seen SEOUL hospital i from either the United States or ward was cleared and ambulanNorth ces stood by Saturday for the One authoritative source said an agreement had been reached between American and North Korean and that the crew would be released prior to the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the founding of North Korea on Vehicles Stand By It was learned that a hospital ward has been emptied at the military base at Ascom City 20 miles west of Seoul and that four military buses and possible release of the 82man crew of the Navy intelligence ship Pueblo from North Korean American sources said the release could be timed to coincide with celebrations this weekend of North Koreas 20th Several indications prompted speculation that freedom for the crew was but there was no official confirmation four ambulances were standing by at Panmunjom in expecta tion of the crews Speculation was that the sailors would be taken by bus or possibly helicopter to Ascom for physical examinations and de briefing before being flown to the United One authoritative informant said the turning point in the negotiations came 29 when officials agreed to sign a receipt for the crew and that the document would contain an admission that the Pueblo violated North Korean waters during its intelligencegathering mission last January in the Sea of Chosun one of South Koreas leading said agreement on the release was likely to be announced by Speculation that agreement was imminent was heightened by an announcement from the official North Korean News Agency that it was increasing its transmission schedule for important In the State Department said the United States had no reason to believe the crew would be are not reading into that anything in connection with the Pueblo and a State Department spokesman said when asked about the North Korean News Agency announce The Pueblo and its 83man crew were seized by North Korean gunboats on Sec Pueblo Page 2 BECKLEY POSTHERMD Will the real candidate please stand up but theres more than Democratic candidate for Governor James Sprouse right has named the paign worker at the left Lyndpn and he gives him an affectionate pat while Tracy Canterbury clings to the neck of her Raleigh County Candidate for Prosecuting Tom They were guests at the annual Raleigh County Democratic picnic at the 4H Camp Saturday More pictures on page Large Turnout For Annual Demo Fete 4 Sections COMBINED SUNDAY EDITION 58 Pages 66 WEST 25801 SUNDAY 1968 SINGLE COPY 15c By EVE BRECK Register Staff Writer Thousands of Democrats ap plauded exhortations to support their party in were told the nation cannot afford learned their leaders believe a November win will require an uphill ate ten thousand hot dogs and hundreds of pounds of watermelon at the annual Raleigh County Democratic picnic Saturday af Parking space at the 4H camp near Little Beaver Lake was at a premium as loyal Democrats turned out to greet national and the state level governor of West Virginia and candidates for state and county Pregnai Barnard Uses mt Black Womans Heart CAPE South Africa surgical team led by Christiaan Barnard Satur day night successfully com pleted transplanting the heart of a pregnant black woman into the chest of a white former A spokesman for the hospital said the operation oh former policemanPetrus Johannes was The heart started beating spontaneously and the spokesman Blood pressure is normal An ade quate circulation is being The hospital officially de clined to comment on or identify the But informed hospital sources said the donor was a black about who died of a brain hemorrhage earlier Saturday in Groote Schuur The sources said she was 32 weeks but did not know the fate of the The sources said her ad vanced state of pregnancy made her a suitable type of donor because blood circulation is at best during The informed sources said hospital officials were earlier trying to trace the donors relatives to obtain permission to use her heart in the Reliable sources said ambu lance and hospital officials conducted a search among Cape Towns large African where thousands of Africans live But the sources did not know whether the womans relatives were The sources said the woman carried no identification papers when she was admitted to the It was the 42nd heart transplant in medical Twentyone patients have sur not including Barnard performed the first heart transplant on but the Louis Washkan died of lung complica tions 18 days Barnards second Philip received the heart of a colored man on and has lived longer than any heart transplant Senator Robert C Byrd was stopped frequently by applause as he dwelt on the breakdown of law and Byrd calledthe United States Supreme Court libertine and said he recently told President Johnson If you really want to put a crimp in the spiraling crime start with the Supreme I he the Supreme Court will come to realize what havoc its decisions have Byrd said he is increasingly concerned with court decisions favoring the Although Byrd is not a can didate this he ran the bases with his praise of young claiming long foulmouthed hoodlums are not typical and pointing to his daughters who have never used Gods name in never tasted and never smoked a as representative of American He decried assault and saying the Democratic Party stands for law and must stand for equal responsibility and ac Byrd and other speakers were introduced by Raleigh County Delegate Lewis The candidate for James Nixon and if Sprouse would set the state back 25 Sprouse guaranteed a win for the Democrats in Governor Smith who was ac companied by Smith praised many of the declared We canHei the Republicans we are not that we are a party of calling million attention in state to the funds saved through the offices of Auditor Denzil This he can be used for improve ments in the Commissioner of Agriculture Gus Douglass announced he intends to ask the 1969 West Virginia Legislature to approve appointment of a Food Con sumers Advisory Douglass told picnickers his agency now spends more than 60 per ecnt of its funds to pro tect the consumers pocketbook and The proposed com he would function as advisors to state government in all food helping to keep food costs Douglass proposed that each con gressional d i strict be represented as well as processors and Fifth District Congressjrnan James also a candidate for reelection in November new as a representative of Raleigh claimed that See Page 2 News fn Brief Of Todays World From Wire Dispatches NEWPORT His voice cracking with for mer Defense Secretary Robert McNamara Saturday commis sioned the aircraft carrier John Kennedy to the seas as the children andonly surviv ing brother of the President watched The the newest and one of the most sophisticated weapons in the First Sign Of GOP Friction Brooke Acknowledges He And Nixon Differ By MERRIMAN SMITH OKLAHOMA CITY Richard Nixons welloiled unity campaign for the Pres idency showed its first signs of friction Saturday when Edward Brooke of Massa chusetts expressed differences with the Republican nominees approach to the crime nations Naval was commissioned in 75minute ceremonies before guests in a huge the principal was unable to finish his GRIMMS State Agriculture Com missioner Gus Douglass pro posed Saturday the formation of a Food Consumers Advisor Douglas said he plans to ask the legislature for permission to form such a group which would advise the state and his department in all food mat said the organization costs down ana imp agricultural SAIGON South Vietnamese Information Minister Ton That Thien Saturday lifted the suspensions of three Saigon Saigon Plagued By Huge Terror Raids SAIGON UPI infantrymen reported killing 37 Communists Saturday in trying to close pincers around a battered North VietnameseViet Cong battalion 16 miles southwest of Terror raids a huge fire plagued the The fighting southwest of Saigon in the flatiands of the Mekong River delta centered around the village of CanDude Weather Mild BECKLEY AND VICINITY Mostly sunny and mild today with a high of Mostly fail tonight with a low in the nu Increasing cloudiness and warmer Probability of precipitation near 0 per cent today and tonight and 20 pei cent AIRPORT CONDITIONS Highest temperature 71 at 3 Lowest temperature 46 a 7 Hlntr Register it serious designed to yuarG your right to know and to be helpful to Ring Register at 2532441 at any time day or night except from 10 to 11 or write The Register when yom need information or know of situations that need looking Q I am calling about my Hes ont of state and lias Htught a car and hes coming back to go to He will be 8 years old and if he has a wreck would his parents be re ponsible for him A In the opinion of a Beckley lawyer the answer would epend on other If the son has his own means and xmght the car the father probably would not be If the wreck occurs when a person under 21 years of iving in his fathers house and supported by the is riving the family car or a car provided him by the the father probably would be Q Id like to know the address of the state Welfare De artment A 1800 Washington Q How can you get a West Virginia Blue Book A Contact Raleigh County members of the House if Q Are they going to do any more to the Farley Branch Road that turns off at Cool They paved it so far and have quit and if anyone knows the answer Id appreciate A The road will be completed before according to Robert road supervisor for Raleigh Q I have found a number of articles on my property and would like to know if they are legally A according to a member of the Raleigh County Bar The owner is entitled to recover his The finder may have a lien for having safeguarded the ut an owner can recover that which is Q Would like to know how yon would go about buying de linquent land In Raleigh I notice in the paper where I newspapers which were banned I for carrying a story on allied governmental Thien made the announcement on his return Manila where he received the Ramon Magsasay Award for his contributions to press The award is named for the late Philippines WASHINGTON Veteran Washington newsman Alvin Spivak Saturday was named director of public affairs for the Democratic National Committee and chief press spokesman for Vice President Hubert Humphreys election Communists Thursday and Friday in fighting around a jungle Commander Reports GoL Ira of commander of the sions 9th said his men were attempting to surround and trap a battalion of about 400 Swarms of helicopter gunships supported the foot soldiers Communist gunners lurking in the mangrove swamps shot American one was ships came under rocket attack near and that the weapons may have included the ffet new homemade Flying Neither ship was One was the Navy LST 1088 and the Highest relativi humidity 100 per cent at 7 Lowest relative humidity 41 pe cent at 2 No precipitation Maximum wind ENE at 8 mph at 4 P m Present wind calm a 10 Barometric pressur 30 22 Temperature 55 at 10 Visibility 1520 Sunrise Sunset RIVER CONDITIONS Greenbricr Low and Lake Normal and 1 gates New Gauge at Hmton WASHINGTON Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart announced Saturday he will hold a hearing Monday on whether he should order Ohio to place the name of George Wallace on its ballot for presi dent in The case was brought to Stewart after a other was The Flying Trashcan has a warhead containing 156 pounds down one Reports late of the but no Saturday after special court in threejudge Daytonon federal 3 refused to issue the desired or That court found Ohio election laws unconstitutional in so far as they keep independent candidates off the but it refused to do anything more than to permit voters to write in Wallaces WASHINGTON A Republican leader suggested Saturday that Congress consider establishing national primaries to choose the major party presidential candidates and that noon said Viet Cong terrorists infiltrating Saigon had killed 11 persons and wounded 79 in a series of bombings and rocket raids centered in the predomin antly Chinese section of A TNT blast Friday night in a South Vietnamese psychological warfare office killed 10 and injured A plastic bomb exploded a block away shortly after noon injuring 10 including six children playing in the A sixfootlong rocket thun dered into the southwest edge of Cholon before killing a woman and injuring 11 other South three of millimeter Navy sources said the rockets have been in use against American ships in Saigon area channels or about a Improving weather over North Vietnam Friday permit ted pilots to fly 81 missions against targets in the southern Airmen said Ty phoon Bess had turned the area Into a swamp and many targets were reported under them blasts national relegated conventions to selecting be vice president nominees and writing House GOP leader Gerald Ford of Michigan ques tional political whether na conventions in the Two grenade same area wounded a woman and two more Huge Fire The fire Saturday erupted about five blocks from the residence of Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker and about 1 blocks from the Presidential It raged out of control for about 90 destroying about 100 homes in the northeast section of Saigon police said the fire started gasoline explodec as a civilian was repairing his At least 10 persons were treated for smoke inhala spokesmen said two the SS Seatrain of amount about used 10 in times the the 122 There also were wellesta not offend any Wished reports that one of the few leading Negro figures n the country to endorse ivas less than happy with the ormer Vice Presidents habit of ntroducing him repeatedly in campaign appearances as the only Negro in the a Brooke told reporters Satur day he was dropping out of the Nixon campaign party and returning to Washington Sunday to be on hand for Senate debate on the gun control He said he hoped to rejoin the Nixon road show but could not say Promises Support He promised to continue to support Nixon as a man who would win big in and discounted their areas of Nixon said his differences with Brooke were not Brooke said specifically he disagreed with Nixon on whe Court made Law enforcement lihore difficult by its recent including tiie Miranda decision broaden ing the rights of defendants held on criminal I do not believe the court went too far in the Miranda Brooke I know we have a disagreement here but J intend to still support his candidacy and do everything can for the success of the As for his Brooke notec that his colleagues were not The senator also is disappoint ed that Nixon did not issue a statement in earlier his week about the violence at he Democratic Nixon referred Senator to as The or The Jewish Italian Senator but that I understand the practicalities of life and I have learned to live with Nixons repeated references to his Brooke did National vetoed Con such comment on grounds that See Brooke Page 2 Primaries Are Highlighted By Barrys Return By United Press International Barry Goldwater starts a comeback to active political life in Arizona Tuesday in the highlight of primary voting in eight including Roy administrative aide to retiring Senator Carl will be partys other two contenders v are Arizona State Tax Commissioner Robert Corporation Com missioner Dick Gold water is running Elson contends he can best run against Goldwater because of his experience as Haydens aide and his but Herbert contends that Elson has spent too much time in Washington and is not well acquainted with problems at Kennedy was the only Democrat who was opposed for state office and won in the Republican sweep of the state in In a hawk and a dove clash headon for the Democratic nomination for tha See Page 2 Mao loses Power Military Is In Control After Red China Move By CHARLES SMITH HONG The armydominated moderates have won out so far in China over Mao Tsetungs extreme leftwing The 74yearold Communist party chairman may claim the victories after the announce ment 6 that his ruling Revolutionary Committees governing units have been established in all major admi nistrative regions of Communist But the army wields the power on the militarydominat ed Military men seem solidly in the saddle in the most regions of the country with the emphasis on restoring order and This trend toward moderation indicated here that the extreme left element in Maos power center is in least for the Mao probably has been forced to or at least compromise the basic premise of the Cultural Revolution he launched almost three years on the Miasses to purge opposition Some Evidence The best evidence of this is that the Red the rowdy teenagers Mao used to unseat his opponents in the early stages of the power have been put perhaps Thousands have been packed off unceremoniously to the countryside and to mature in Sparacino hi bought several pieces of land for as high as 26 and I would like to know how you go about buying land like never see anything come out in the paper about it before the A that is is the commissioner of forfeit and delinquent land and is in charge of Descriptions of delinquent lands with names of former owners are published in both morning and evening Beckley newspapers once a week for three weeks prior to the Sparacino Following this the judge of the circuit court sets the date for the sale at public auction and the property must be adver tised two or more times in both papers at least 15 days before the Sales must be reported to the court within 30 days after the When the sale is confirmed by the court and the deed is issued the sale becomes These procedures were outlined by Sparacino in answer to the should be abandoned com as some colleagues have PARIS Informed govern ment sources said Saturday a clandestine network of ex tremist organizations plans to launch a new revolution in France this These sources said police investigators have uncovered a series of secret reports urging an urban guer rilla offensive after all French universities are back in session and industries resume full pro duction SINGAPORE A fire Satur day caused heavy damage in the building housing the Forfas Nomination LBJ On Collision Course By MARGARET KILGORE WASHINGTON controversy over Abe Fortas nomination to be chief justice heightened Saturday with a charge Senate being debate prepared for that he helped Singapore bureau of United Press Two staff members escaped the flames by sliding 60 feet down a There were no LISBON Premier Antonio de Oliveira was reported in good condition Saturday following predawn surgery to remove a blood clot in bis head caused by a draft legislation for President Johnson while serving on the Supreme Gordon plans to make the accusation to support his opposition to confir mation of Fortas on the ground that the constitutional separa tion of judicial and legislative powers had been Allott Contention Allott contends that as associate Fortas took Robert Kennedy died of an assassins bullet wounds hi Angelee June The White House did not deny fa e Presidential 3ress Secretary George Chris ian This is the first I lave heard about I dont know anything about Fortas could not be reached or A close friend and adviser of the he has part in the drafting of an amendment to an appropria tions bill providing Secre Service protection for all presidential Con acknowledged White House taking policy part in meetings gress approved it the day after but denies he has ever consulted on any matter that might come before the Supreme An Allott aide said the senator made the charge recently in Denver and woulc elaborate in a speech before the Senate when and if the Fortas nomination reaches the I could intensify the opposition o Republicans and conservative led by Rober Spoke To At Johnsons Chairman Senate Democratic leader Mike Mans ield spoke Friday to James chairman of the Senate Judicia ry Committee where the nomin ations of Fortas and of Federal Judge Homer Thornberry to be lis successor as associate ustice have been stalled for Mansfield reported that East land called another committee meeting for Tuesday morning But he noted that any commit tee member could block a vote simply by talking throughou the session until the Senat meets and all committees break up for the Johnson has shown n evidence of backing down from course with th the Fortas con his collision Senate over which promises t provoke a The revolutionaries whom if ao had counted on to become successors to the revolution ave been preoccupied with aictional fighting among them Thus the army had to ake Maos Left faction already appears to have made a new to regain the whip Maos recent directive tiat the working class must day the leading role in all ields was seen by some nalysts here as an attempt by be left to counter the influence f the Form Teams Thousands of workerpea ant propaganda teams have een formed and sent into chools and other institutions to versee the next phase of the ultural The partys theoretical jour lal Red Flag in August outlined the new policy that the ivorking class must exercise he new policy that the work ng class must exercise leader hip in It said from the propaganda teams a iroup of outstanding workers ill come forth to strengthen every aspect of the state organs and revolutionary committees at all not only to manage Some analysts feel this may be Maos plan to eventually ease out the army from the state organs and revolutionary com mittees and other political offices it acquired during the lultural But Mao may have rough The mood of the military appears to be aimed at tightening rather than loosening The military has put its own men on the worker peasant propganda teams and probably will dominate them as it does the ruling Revolutiona ry The outlook for China then is More military authority and more lip service to
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