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Times Recorder, The (Newspaper) - January 11, 1970, Zanesville, Ohio The Times Recorder VOL NO 68 PAGES SECTIONS ZANESVILLE OHIO 13701 SINDAY JAM 11 1970 TWENTY CENTS Good Reading On Tlie Inside Indians On Gaining Support South Vietnam Army Is Growing Up Soy Scouts Help Blaze Buckeye Trail Page Built Business Block Quakes To Continue in 3-D Governor Orders Probe Of Marietta Fire Cold Weather Lingers Over Most Of U.S By United Press International Record breaking cokl weather lingered over of the nation for a fourth consecutive day Saturday creating fire hazards and damaging crops the length of the Florida Peninsula The North Carolina mountain town of Sylva had Saturday because of frozen water lines and an almost depleted water voir We had a tense with fire for a Fire Chief Sossomon In Williamson W Va the city's residents and nearby communities were out wawr supply and fire protection for the third tne day after one of the two pumps used for the city's water system broke The area which includes South Williamson Ky had its services disrupted Thursday when ice flows stalled pumps at the point of intake along the Tug river Wintry blasts whipped da dropping temperatures a record low of 29 and damaging crops The 29 at Palm Beach was the lowest mark there records have been kept A freeze hit the south with temperatures dipping into the 20s in the southern portion and southeast as well as in northern and central Florida Sub zero conditions existed in the midwest and scattered areas of the northern plains and the northwest Cold warnings in effect for Montana where snow and northerly winds moved into the northwest and were expected to spread over the remainder of eastern Montana Snow flurries covered the Great Lakes and the northern portions of England while a cold wave watch was in effect For northeastern Wyoming and the southeast Light rain or drizzle was the rule in extreme south Texas and widespread rain continued in northern California and Oregon Woman Freezes In Florida MIAMI third day of wintry chill in the Sunshine State left a woman frozen to death in Tampa Saturday and caused heavy crop damage the length of the peninsula The rich man's retreat of Palm Beach recorded a 29 degree reading the lowest in its recorded history Tourists throughout south Florida shunned the beaches and only the hardy ventured out in boats There was little incentive for anglers to brave the cold since the wintry weather also spoiled the fishing Thousands of Miamians whose homes are not equipped to combat the cold shivered through temperatures in the 30s and many found they couldn't even get warm at the movies When these theaters were built we depended on the body heat from to keep the place one theater manager said Now that we don't get packed houses any more we just shut off the cooling switch and it's every man for Milder Weather Occurs Here The weatherman says it will warm up warmer than it has been since last M o n d ay when the temperature registered 33 de- grees Yesterday's high was 20 the highest since Monday and the temperature is expected to climb slightly higher today after a livs morning of slightly above zero Saturday's low was five de- grees and was 10 degrees above that registered Thursday the lowest of the season On Wednesday and Friday ings the low was minus two degrees The forecast for today is for possible snow with the temperature to range from the to the low 30s Exterior view of Harmer House Convalescent Home at Marietta shows very little evidence cf tragic fire thai swept cross-shaped Engine Room Of Tanker Is Pumped Dry SAX FRANCISCO Tne crew of the crippled tanker SS Connecticut carrying 14 million gallons of jet fuel Saturday cleared its engine room of water which threatened to sink the ship Tile vessel and 43 persons aboard were not vet out of danger but heavy seas abated and the Coast Guard cutter Venturous dismissed oilier ships standing by A heavy duty tug the Pacific Mariner was dispatched by the owner and reached the scene from San Pedro Calif with age pumps Whether the he towed to shore is a decision to be made by its skipper Capi Lee W Ayres Cmdr Steinmertz cap- tain of the Venturous said the tanker would definitely need a tow because it was unable to start engines Early Friday the Connecticut reported it was settling in the ocean whipped by hour winds because leaks flooded the propeller shaft and the engine room As a result the ship was without power Type-Casting Effort Fails STEUBENVILLE Ohio UPI The Steubenville Players a local drama group in this Ohio River community must had type casting on their minds while preparing for their next comedy Don't Drink the They invited local resident to audition for the lead hut he declined is superintendent of the Steubenville waterworks Launching Of Satellite Is Failure CAPE rocket carrying a commercial communications satellite in- sured against failure misfired with a flash Saturday night and remained safely on the firing pad Tha Comsat Corporation spacecraft worth million apparently was not damaged The Space Agency which will be paid million for launch sen ices said it did not know what caused the shutdown Released After 27 Hours Five Held In Kidnaping Of School Girl Ark Five persons including a year-old girl were in jail Saturday in the ransom kidnaping of an auburn-haired high school girl The FBI and state investigators sought three other persons as accomplices Sheriff Leslie Greer of Miller County Ark said all five were being intensively questioned about the kidnaping of Karen Vickers 16 daughter of Mr and Mrs Vickers Vickers a prosperous grocer Karen kidnaped day night from her home was released late Friday night from a room after 27 hours her abductors At least part of the time she was tied up She was not harmed and no ransom was paid declined to say er any suspects had con- fessed He did sayt are making progress along those lines The five held are Paul Lawrence Bryant 21 of Hugh Malzac Smith 26 of Texarkana Joe Willie 23 of Martha Ann Robinson IS of Dallas and an unidentified girl Tasby 21 of ette County Booker T Burkhalter 24 of Dallas and a woman known only as Tina were sought FBI Director J Edgar Hoover announced the names of those and sought All are Negroes They will be prosecuted on federal charges Nearly 100 FBI agents sheriffs deputies state police and municipal police according to Sheriff Greer worked on the without sleep from the time the girl was kidnaped until Sixteen jear old Karen is escorted from the office of a Texarkana motel an FBI after she was held for 27 hours by kidnapers who demanded she was released Texarkana is tre Texas Arkansas border Karen was kidnaped in sas she was held in a motel an Texas side of the line Smith one of the first arrested cooperated went into the motel and talked Bryant who was guarding the girl into letting her go Smith argued in room 7 of the motel with for an hour Hebert Hoxie in of the FBI in and police lieutenant c r o u n the wall of an room The motel was surrounded 40 officers who rushed seized Smith and Bryant as soon as Karen was Sue was reunited with her al a hospital The kidnapers in a telephone call to Karen's father but the kidnapers never arranged a to collect Tax Boosts Unlikely In In Surface To Air Missiles Nixon Budget Fired At U.S Super forts LITTLE ROCK Ark Kep Wilbur D Mills chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee said Saturday Congress expects President Nixon to present a budget which reduces federal spending and no requests for tax increases Congress will be extending the income surcharge past June 30 and excise taxes Nixon may seek would be legislating increases m Mills said in an interview to be televised Sunday On other budget mailers Mills budget will b3 in excess of billion of all agencies especially the Department of Defense will be scrutinized for waste type of tax should placed on bonds Mills said his committee wiil giw consideration to any tax requests from the President but not by any means did that mean the requests will be rubber Mills said he had not talked personally with the about the new budget but have a pretty clear and estimate that it'll be in excess of 5200 billion Youth Injured Hit-Skip Car Robert Meen 17 of W Putnam avenue received minor at p.m Saturday when he was struck by an automobile while nam avenue a short south of avenue said He taken to in Service where was for and cuts and the struck Sleen failed to SAIGON commanders moved deadly surface-to-air missiles into Laos for the first time in an attempt to protect Communist war supply depots from raiding r s planes military sources said Saturday The report on the came amid a sharp increase in artillery barrages by nist gunners in South Vietnam that killed four Americans and wounded 79 the highest such loll in five months Eighteen targets were hit Sources reporting the missile move said three of the built rockets known as were fired two ago from a key junction along the Ho CM Mmh Trail at a night of U.S Air Force No hits were reported but the SAMs will pose a threat to the continuing U.S campaign to cut trail Vietnam's main supply funnel into both Laos and South Vietnam Allied sources said six SAM are known to have been -el up in Laos The 13 Communist artillery barrages in South Vietnam during ended at S Saturday produced American since Aug 12 when 11 Americans were killed and 122 w Most of casualties in the period were apparently the result of a round moriar barrage thai hit a unit of the Airborne Brigade operating 314 miles northeast of Fue rockets tnn L S air ai Cam Ranii northeast of Saigon an considered one of the more in Vietnam casualties were no The heaviest ground reported Friday on the craggy slopes of Black Virgin Mountain 55 miles of Saigon where elements of the C S Infantry Division reported killing moie than 111 Vietnamese regulars in two days of fighting Fire Sweeps Cottage In Putnam Area Photo on Page Fire of undetermined origin last night gulled a four room one cottage at owned by Raymond of Grandview The fire was at ft 47 p.m by Terry I remen kept the frnm s p r e 1 ci n to n c- a r y Mrs Joseph Paul S ojt on Thursday No eiven on re io been partially 1 fir s HI 4 to NVnu- in to for modern io roster from Inside The Times Recorder FORECAST Cloud and wanner with chance of snow Monday cloudy with little change Details on Page 5 Funerals 8 a Feature Pace 1 0 4 5 From 4 Predmore 6 9 Page Sec Page Sec 7 Ohio A B Photo S Profiles 3 A 5 I Question of -2 P Radio-TV 7 r C Review of D B Roy 10 C C Sally Round 4 c A Sports A Stamps 7 pj Theaters B A TR-ACTIOX in C Weather Map A A s c Death Toll Set At 22 24 Injured of man Ohio II Saturday is mat gutted a taking the persons died at the time Mary died ai the i Hospiial late f r others also in blaze that i-ii tile II a r m a r Home Five in con- and stale Health Arnold hero from Columbus to the hand The governor directed State Fire Tom to make a thorough fire Once investigation is com- all building regulations nursing would be reviewed I feel in the future we're to have to have the most rules for the operation of nut Rhodes said The governor however declined io say whether he felt and federal nursing home pns were adequate or inadequate Rim les said the home was in- on May 2 1969 and at that was fuliy staffed and up to state standards is a day of sorrow for aii Ohio said Rhodes It is to understand how a tragic situation as this red The cause of the blaze has not been determined although it was believed to have started in a patient's room Mayor John Burnworth said something in the building the carpeting ceiling or wall unusually thick heavy and toxic smoke Fire investigators took ples of the padding under carpet and the wall for analys-s V n i inference in r of iii n ni u fire could from careless net fault of the or the but of its rt heeler said It a patient n r most of the as damage in to his tour of the Ui place jou could see extreme heat was in one room where the fire ite said Incidentally alive io what goes into m the form of s to be the r a legal coding of s and n TS furn that 30 s Ii might to a It's to note that re down there n because Hall m ine fire broke i d the sounded Mrs ii i d aides pulled a a room that was on she returned to her office to the tele- phone bui was turned back by the billowing In addition to the Marietta Fire department units from Warren and Oak Grove Ohio and Williamson burg and Vienna W Va called to the scene Firemen were hampered by the heavy smoke along with On Page A
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