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   Fond Du Lac Reporter (Newspaper) - September 6, 1972, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin                               Halt World WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Nixon, after bolstering se- curity against terrorist attacks on Israeli citizens, ordered Sec- retary of State William P. Ro- gers today to consult other gov- ernments "on an urgent basis" to ways to halt terrorism. White House press secretary Ronald L. Ziegler said Nixon summoned Rogers and presi- dential adviser Henry Kissinger to a 75-minute early morning meeting in his office to discuss measures foilo-Aing the inter- national drama of polracs and violence at the Olympic Village in Munich, West Germany. Eleven members of Israel's Olympic team and five Arab terrorists were killed in the vio- lence that temporarily halted the world games. Nixon, who telephoned Israeli Prime Minister GoWa Meir Tuesday, sent her a telegram today, saying the death of the athletes "is a tragedy for all the peoples and nations of the world." Ziegler said Nixon asked Ro- gers "to consult with other gov- ernments on an urgent basis as to what collective measures bv the international community can be brought to bear on the problem of terrorism." Arab newspapers leaped to the defense of the Palestinian guerrillas today while much of the world reacted with shock and outrage to the slaving of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics. "The world may call these said the Egyptian Ga- zette, but it must expect to con- tinue until Palestinian riglr- are restored...As long as Israel refuses justice, it cannot expect the Arabs to leave it in peace." The leftist Beirut paper Al Moharrer, which ss close to the Palestinian commandos, com- mented that "public opinion has always been against the Arabs, never taking their side into consideration So public opinion needs a sharp blow to become impartial." Some usually pro-Arab quar- ters commented that the Pales- tine liberation cause was being hurt by such violent acts as the Munich attack and the Te! Av.v a rpor massacre that took 28 lues late June. Fond du Lac Reporter 42 Pages 2 Sections Fond du Lac, Wis., Wednesday, Sept. 6, 1972 15 Cents 2 Dead in Copter Crash in Swamp near Chi I ton By TONY LEON (Reporter Editor) HAYTON Two men were killed in a helicopter crash miles southeast of here Tuesday night. Presumed dead are Warrant Officer William Pickren of Sparta and father-in-law, Charles Wendel of Charlesburg. CW03 Pickren filed a one- heur flight plan Tuesday and left New Holstein Municipal Airport at p.m. on what was described by a 5th Army Information Office spokesman as "an authorized nightly performance flight." Wreckage of the helicopter was found about a.m. today when a Civil Air Patrol plane searching for the heli- copter spotted grass disturbed ;n a circular fashion in the Hayton Swamp in a land area surrounded b y chest-deep water. An Army helicopter from Camp McCoy was called to the area, and a Capt. Dennis Oxner went down on a cable to the wreckage where he confirmed that the two men were dead. Army personnel would not confirm that the downed helicopter was actually an Army craft. An Army inves- tigating team left Camp Sheridan, 111., about a.m. to go the scene. Actual identification must await their arrival, and the removal of the bodies. This was expected to take place some time this afternoon. Three Army helicopters, a Coast Guard helicopter and Calumet County officers searched the area around New Holstein to Lake Winne- bago The wreckage spored on the Alo.s N'.sler farm. CWO Pickren had fi'.ed a flight plan to New Holsiem by way of Oshkosh. Pickren married the former Mrs. Shirley Hoeskstra last summer. Her father, Charles Wendel. of Route 2, Chilton, retired as a farmer and he formerly operated a welding shop in New Holstein. A. L. Novotney of Appleton confirmed the heli- ccpter being demolished late this morning. Army officers at Camp McCoy refused to make any comment this morning. Tlie Army spokesman at Fort Shcr.dan did confirm that a helicopter was missing, but said no confirmation on the wrecked plane belonging to the Army could be made until the investigating team arrived at the scene. Pickren was on a three- month training duty at Camp McCoy having been assigned there from Camp Wolters. Tex. He left there April 10 and was to have left Camp McCoy on Sunday. A HELICOPTER LANDS a neld near ChiJton this mommy dunnq :be search for an Army plane which disapoeared on a routine flight Tue-day Three helicopters and one Coast Guard heKopter from Traverse Mich, 'ook par' in The search. Two men died when iheir helicopter Crashed in a area about 10 miles "or beast of New Holstein The helicopter, was demolished in 'he (rash, had bc.en based at Camp Mi Coy (Pond du Lac Reporter Photo) Suit to Ask for Backers of President WASHINGTON (AP) Com- mon Cause today announced it had filed suit in U.S. District Court here to force public dis- closure of the financial backers who contributed more than S10 million to President Nixon's re- election campaign prior to April 7. The suit was against the Fi- nance Committee to Re-elect the President and its branches, charging them with violation of the Federal Corrupt Practices Act of 1925. Common Cause is a public-interest group. John Gardner, chairman of Common Cause and a former secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, said in a state- ment that "the President and his advisers did not read the law very carefully in taking the position that they did not have to file any reports or reveal any names prior to April 7." Effective Date April 7 was the effective date of the new Federal Election Campaign Act, which requires disclosure of all contributions of more than The Nixon fund-raisers took the position they did not have to disclose the source of funds raised before April 7. Gardner said, however, that the 1925 act requires periodic disclosure reports from "any committee which accepts con- tributions or makes ex- penditures for the purpose of influencing the election of can- didate or presidential and vice- presidential electors in two or more sta'es." StiD in Effect The suit contends that the President's finance committees "clearly fall withim the lan- guage and the purpose of the reporting requirements of the former law." The 1925 act was repealed by the new elections law, but Com- mon Cause said the suit could be filed since the alleged viola- tions occurred while it was stil, in effect. Olympic Games Resumed; 17 Left Dead By NICK LUDINGTON MUNICH (AP) The Olym- pic Games resumed today un- der the shadow of Arab terror- ism and police action which to- gether left 17 men dead. An Arab raid on the Israeli athletes' quarters and a later Shootout at the Munich military airport had killed 11 of the Is- raelis' Olympic team, 5 terror- ists and a West German police- man. German officials started an inquiry into all circumstances of the airport shooting, but said there was no alternative to the police action The Olympics were sus- pended Tuesday after the Arabs shot their way into the Israeli quarters in Olympic Vil- lage. The announcement that they were resuming was made by Avery Brundage, the Olym- pic president, in an address to persons gathered for me- morial services for the Israeli dead. Two of the Israeli team mem- bers, a coach and a competitor, had been killed earlier in the Olympic Village when the Arabs first took over the hos- tages with a demand for re- leass of 200 fellow guerrillas held in Israel. Three Arabs were captured at the airport, police said. A German helicopter pilot was se- riously wounded. "We cannot allow a handful of terrorists to destroy this nu- cleus of international coopera- tion and good will that we have in the Olympic Brundage said. "The games must eo on." Premier Golda Meir of Israel thanked the West German gov- ernment for trying to free nine Israeli hostages who died at the airport. She endorsed the Ger- man decision to use force- Interior Minister Hang-Die- trich Genscher told reporters that German authorities be- came convinced "a flight out of this country would have meant certain death for the athletes." That led to the decision to use force. Genscher said the police am- bush at the airport, wh'ch ojckf red was Lip because "there wa5 no chance" to storm the quarter.- where the Israelis had been held all day- Tuesday. They and their cap- tors were flown from Olympic Village to the airpor in heli- copters, ostensibly as the f'rst stage of a fhght ro the Middle East. Manfred Schreiber. chief of Munich police, said 'he order to police to open fire at the airport. to kil' or immobilize the terror's--." was a top-level decision Sharpshooters opened UD. killed one of the Arabs and missed another out hi the open. A second Arab then began fir- ing at the hostages. All the hos- tages died in one of the helicop- ters, but just how was to be de- termined through official In- quiries. The Israeli team's 18 surviv- ing members are not staying for ;he rest of the Olympics, now scheduled to end Monday instead of Sunday as originally planned ___ In West Coast Talks McGovern Raps Unemployment LOS ANGELES (AP) Sen. George McGovern goes before potentially unfriendly crowds today, promising his presidency- would not be the end of fre0- dom for Israel nor the elimina- tion of jobs for aerospace work- ers. And, in an interview with a Seattle television station Tuesday for release today McGovern said ''any Iabor.r2 man or woman who supportc Richard Nixon ought to have his head examined. people have gone through mill under the Nixon est, low-employment police The South Dakota Derroc'-a- who said last week in York that he doesn't be! there is such a tlrng "he "Jewish softened stance slightly in an ance before the Southegr. Ca. forma Board of Rabb.s. He 'a today he doesn't believe ,1 a "monolithic Jewish vote But the Democratic presiden- tial hopeful went after Jewish votes just the same, asking the "to judse me on the basis of all my actions over 15 years of public service, and not on the of what the op- says or prints or whispers." In a speech for the rabbis, re'terated h's often- intention of militarily support-ng Isreal .f elected. Pres-dent N.xon McGovern asserted. is interested in he'p- Tg Israei only until the Lnon is Out of the McGovprn generally be- 1 ev ed to ;n rouble this a-rong Jewish v.ho uvj- a'A support Democrat c r3T.d VcGove-n d h's proposed av eT -Ah-cr- s :or much o' the on to h m. Later today McGovern was to appear in San Diego and Dal- las. Tex. In another speech prepared for today, this one for the Inre-- nanona! afon of Machin- ists, meeting ;n Los Angeles. McGovern said the Republicans are circulating a "prepos'erou- charge that my policies w cosf you sobs he-e ,n aero- space, and her' -n Southern Califonvj If that "ry ;i. tention, do you t'r nk I wo'Jd show at Whi'e r.e de'er.se :psnJ McGovem -o'c; ?he ach n v.ou'd re prs in hu.'OTZ "and 'ne public fran-pora' or and poiijr.on confo' to ca a better p ace to !n e McGovem sa'd the ntrrv ew f fleeted presided he would several women TO Schools in Kenoeha Closed by Walkout KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) All schools in the Kenosha Unified School District were ordered to- day to close early because of a teacher strike and school board officials said schools would re- open Thursday on a half-day basis. School administration offi- cials ordered nine elementary schools closed at noon, with the rest closing at 2 p.m. as trans- portation became available. The two senior high schools were to dose at 1 p.m. Mayor Wallace Burkee again offered any help he could offer in the contract dispute. CALUMET COUNTY authorities joined Army flyers in the search for a missing helicopter that crashed near Chilton this morning. From the left. Calumet County Sheriff Ted Pagel talks with Capt. Dennis Oxner, who went down to the wreck on a cable from another helicopter. Calumet Coun- ty Deputy Coroner Cornelius J. Kosmosky and an unidentified man. Two men died in the wreck of the plane, sighted about 8 a.m. today in the cedar swamp on the farm of Alois Nisler. (Fond du Lac Reporter Photo) Says German Official Tried for Exchange of Volunteer MUNICH (AP) A police ambush of Arab holding Israeli athletes as hos- tage was set up because West German authorities were con- vinced that "a flight out of the country would have meant cer- tain death for the In- tenor Minister Hang-Dietrich Genscher said today. "We tried to exchange Ger- man politician volunteers for the hostages, whom I saw and talked Genscher said. "They were kept in a room in 'the Olympic Village under the continuous guard of at least two Arabs. "There was no chance to storm the building. We had to I seek a better opportunity." Nine men of the Israeli team, fivf Arab -r.d t ich policeman dird in 'he day night snootoui at Fuc-rsten feldbruck military airport 'where they had been taken by- helicopter for a flight out of the t 'country. Three other Arab terrorists were captured after the shoot- out. On the Inside Classified Ads ..Page 19 to Page 21 Page 15 Page 4 Page 15 Page 18 Page 2 Page 3 Page 22 .Page 16 Page 17 SECTION II Agricultural News Page 12 Eating Places Editonal Entertainment Financial Local News Obituaries Women's Green Bav Mother of 4 Found in Shallow Lagoon Area News Comics Food News Sports News Page 9 to Page 11 Page 8 Page 10 to Page 20 Page 5 to Page 7 GREEN BAY, (AP) The nude body of Mrs Dan-ell Bersch, 32, mother of four, was found in about 2'2 fect of in the Bay Beach lagoon about p.m Tuesday Police Chief Elmer Madson said the woman struck on the chin, prooablv a fist, ihen thrown into the wa- ter. A preliminary autopsy report indicated death was caused by 1 drowning. Mrs. Bersch's clothing was> found scattered on the shore of 1 the lagoon. Madson said her iclothmg was not ripped, but Weather Mostly with showers and thunderstorms likely to- and 58 to 65 southeast. Cloudy, turned inside out. occasional showers northwest She was last seen alive about half and variable cloudiness, 2 am Tuesday walking alone sh0wers and thunderstorms like- out of the rear door of a Green _. Bav tav-em Her husband ha0 half Thursday. Coot- reported her missing abou' er turning cooler 11 IT a m southeast. Highs 87 to 77. Max. Sept. 5, 1972 Sept. 5, 1971 75 73 70 Environmentalists to Meet SIOl'X FALLS, SD (AP) 4p.m. Environmentalists from ninei f p.m. Upper Midwest states are ex-! 8 p.m. pected to gather in Sioux Falls 19 p.m. Sepi 18-19 to meet with mem- Midnight bers of the staffs of President Richard Nixon and Sen George McGovern. 2 a.m. 67 68 64 77 88 4 a.m. fi a.m. 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon Min. 57 70 C2 a Precipitation Trace Sunset Today p.m. Sunrise Thursday a.m.   

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