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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - July 11, 1977, Aiken, South Carolina Repairmen keep bus i k u i but a to i a 42/ no by j y St a in a 29801 precaution needed to Cope with Light by John Shamey. M. averse nut til four a Ria v Sima tial Haliova that in. By John Shamey a be Annh to Volue components should Aux us a act to a a Quot w no a of 8umfner electrical storms causes a lot of pm Opimo become careless and unaware of the necessary pre 1 rising related fatality rate in the United mites is about one person a Day. The injuries due to lightning u hat s going on son born after husband Dies a non it a it by Xii ated during her pregnancy induced Carton Bim Cal died by be he Salt a a a a. Or it Vry icky mrs Cauli had did by infant woman after riving birth to a would be her Quot last gift Quot from boy Cooee Ved by artificial in her husband Hob?�lftal�?T7 husband a Quot to / we red to pounds 8 months Aeo Rancer 17 ounces Al birth a Tam by Friend Milo Roth run Anet r said Mother and son were doing a a Udrea Cash we1 at a nursing Home at 10 mrs Ca 30 Miles Southwest of my. 35, the originator of the London. Love is. Cartoon strip. Kent slate eyeball to eyeball Kent Ohio apr the two students were shot and killed sides in the two month Battle by National guard bullets Dur Over a piece of ground on the ing a Vietnam Era protest Kent state University Campus the students say they will Are about to come eyeball to have to be carried off that eyeball both say they Are there will be no surrender of sworn to nonviolence. University officials were Al peeled to seek a court order today calling for students and other protesters to vacate Blanket Hill the Knoll where four the site they consider sacred. The University says it has $6 million tied up in a planned gymnasium Annex at the foot of the Hill Congress to examine Energy Washington a Rig Orous examination of president Carter s Energy plan will occupy much of Congress time this week but at the top of today s Senate Agenda is a vote on giving Congress the final say in adding the Neutron bomb to the nation s nuclear Arsenal sen Mart Hatfield r-ore., had earlier failed i an attempt to persuade the Senate to ban outright any deployment of the Neutron bomb. A Compromise he is sponsoring would permit either the House or Senate to veto a decision by Carter to go ahead with the weapon. A proposal requiring both houses to veto the bomb was Given a better Chance of approval however. Average out to four a Day scientists believe that one stroke of lightning measures about is million volts. Lightning storms in the Aiken area this year have taken their toll. At least one person has died because of lightning and Many Small fires and damage to appliances have been recorded. Ray Hydrick of Hydrick s television service said be Bas serviced about 50 televisions 25 to 50 refrigerators and a few electric ranges in the last two weeks a All of them damaged from lightning the Cost Ai the damage to the televisions ranged from $17 to Iso. Marion Fulmer of Fulmer s to service said 75 per cent of All the service work he has Daie in the last month has been on televisions damaged from lightning he estimated that he has worked on about 50 lightning damaged televisions in the last month Hydrick said the damage usually comes from a Power surge caused by the lightning and is rarely the result of a direct he Slid Ama a it Ajr television varies tremendously Archie lather manager of Aiken Cablevision. Said that the Cable is grounded and does no to have to disconnected from the in but the outlet plug has to be pulled out the charge from the lightning runs in from the outside line and often Froes to the voltage High television set. The Aiken Public safety department is usually Given Advance warning of any storm that could Pone a threat to the Aiken area j Carroll Bushel Aiken Public safety department director said the departments teletype system has a Hook up with the weather service to provide the information after the department is notified about a storm the dispatcher broadcasts the warning to All patrolling units and off duty standby and volunteers Are also alerted whatever action follows depends on the intensity of the storm and the damage caused by it. Bus Bee has several recommendations for area residents to follow in Case of a serious storm a what we recommend is to be in cover whether in an Auto or Home they should unplug any appliances they can do without a Busbee said a car is about As Safe a place As any for Protection against lightning another suggestion Busbee offered is for persons who Are away from their Homes during an electrical storm a if you fan vol. 11o-no. 145-12 pages 15c per single copy Telephone 644-2311 hijackers threaten to blow up soviet jetliner temperatures to hit too higher degrees. That s what ashes Cavatina will he ear Alag again this week. By weather with a chaver far showers each Day is a Rafaat. Tempera Tares will climb near the in Mark tonight Law will he easy la the Law tis. Theras a m per Cee chevre for rata far hath tonight Tad tomorrow Recard temperatures Ware recorded yesterday to three Saith Carolina cities Florence lad the state with in degrees. Ca Hunta and Charleston Vita had set highs with the thermometer Bittie Iii and m respectively to Thooe cities have you heard that if you live in Bath you take a Bath tonight not unless it s absolutely necessary anyway a pump at the towns water Plant went out Over the weekend and until it pm be restored the water department has asked Barite to conserve water. The pump is expected to be restored within the next few Days. That the hard charging Aiken Post 26 american legion baseball team had to gain Friday nights upset win Over Orangeburg without a key member of its team Veteran Bat boy Chuck Boyle was hospitalised earlier in the Day after breaking his jaw during a bicycle Accident. I 30 hostages kept on Board Helsinki Finland apr two hijackers who seized a soviet Airliner on a Domestic flight threatened to blow up the plane at the Helsinki Airport today unless it was refuelled to take them out of the country the Airport director said today the hijackers released 40 women and children but kept 30 hostages aboard As a a intensive negotiations a continued with finnish and soviet authorities a government spokesman said. Meanwhile six palestinians who hijacked a kuwaiti Airliner Friday surrendered sunday at Damascus. Syria the hijackers of the soviet plane commandeered the Aeroflot jell Tow with 79 persons aboard during a 175-Mue night from Petrozavodsk the capital of soviet Karelia. To Leningrad sunday night. Neither the identity of the hijackers nor their motive was immediately known what is it a a cat a Rabbit or both Val Chapman has a pet he says ii a Crow Between a eat and a Rabbit. He Calls it a Rabbit Chapman in los Angeles o attend a convention say he and his wife found the animal Lait january in new Mexico where they no a trading Stasi rfcs a Sjur a a private versus Public surfaces on nursing i v on Buedingen quits gives parting shot by in Smithwick staff reporter Rock Hill girl named miss . A see Page 3 destination Guam for Tim teacher a see Page 5 youth baseball tournaments get underway a see Page 9 by in Smithwick staff reporter it has been determined that Aiken county does need a nursing Home. The question will it be private or county operated the chairman of the Aiken county Council has asked the administrator of the Aiken Community Hospital for explanation of activities revolving around the nursing Home Issue now brewing in the county. Chairman Carrol h Warner in a statement issued this morning asked administrator Larry f Mcgill to explain Why he wrote a letter of endorsement for the county a application for a nursing Home and then appeared last week at a Small special meeting for review of an application submitted by the county a competitor. Warner who also attended the meeting said it was apparent that Mcfall was there to testify if needed on behalf of Cecils inc. The Spartanburg firm is the county a leading competitor for the 133-bed nursing Home in his statement. Warner said. Quot or Mcfalls insidious attack on Council and his determination to expand his influence or control to areas other than acute health care comes As a Complete Surprise especially so because or. Mcfall wrote a letter of endorsement and support of Aiken county s application for a certificate of need for a nursing his appearance at be meeting according to earlier conversations with Warner indicated that Mcfall is now supporting Cecily a application in today a statement. Warner continued. A this actions raises serious questions As to his motives and is certain to reopen old wounds and Start another bitter controversy in Aiken Warner challenged a someone either or Mcfall or his organization should offer an explanation a at thursdays meeting the review and recommendation committee of the East Central Georgia health systems a gency has met and approved Cecily a application tonight at 6 p m the full has Board will review the recommendations the county s application which was delayed because of a state request for More Money has not been cleared vet As an Active application. See nursing Page 13 May be tacked onto Erda Bill the chairman of the Aiken county indigent health care commission officially resigned i Friday at the request of the Aiken county Council. Or. A p von Buedingen who was appointed to the position in january resigned As a result of a letter to him from the Council the Council asked him to resign because of a a probable conflict of interest a the Council contends that von Buedingen May have a conflict of interest because he also serves on the Board of trustees for the Aiken Community Hospital councilman chairman Carrol h Warner said Friday the final decision on von Buedingen s resignation will be made by the i full Council Warner pointed out however that a majority of Council voted to ask him to resign a i imagine Well accept the resignation with thanks for his service Quot Warner stressed that there is a absolutely no animosity towards von Buedingen on the part of any Council members in his letter von Buedingen noted that he is leaving his it see von Buedingen Page 13 amendment Uncertain the status of the Kennedy amendment which would delete the 613 million for Allied general nuclear services Gansis Uncertain Max Ford press Secretary for sen Ernest f. Hollmes. D-., said this morning that the amendment is a in a state of flux m Ford explained that the amendment which was expected to be tacked on to the Public works Bill May not be attached to the Erda Energy research and development administration appropriations Bill Ford said when Congress recessed for the fourth of july break the Senate had by unanimous consent agreed to take up the Public works Bill and the Agns funding after a vote on the Neutron bomb had been taken. However sometime late Friday before the formal recess began this unanimous consent was changed. As of this morning the Senate Calendar showed that the Erda Bill will supersede the Public works Bill Ford speculated that Kennedy May try to pin his amendment on this Bill rather than wait for action on the Public works Bill. Ford said if this happens it would be a very very late today a the Senate ii not acted used to begin voting until 4 pm today. Ford allo noted that sen and mrs Hollings will be having dinner with president Carter tonight at the White House Ford declined to speculate a to the Thor or not the Agns situation would be discussed according to Agns officials this morning there has been no official Jjo a 01 Shmu Mphil Hudsy i to for Mutiri the evaluation team Baa reported to the administration j�?T1"1 a go k Bovey who led Ute tour of the Agns plan and took 5�?�"�?T, Eupr a a a a forded optimum Quot today that totteagnsrtte5 10 c0�vrt 01 a a Whit it Homp Opl for several weeks the White House has been involve in Strong a of Rivin efforts to get the $13 million deleted from the Public bks Bishom a however that he feels confident that the Agns executives were Able to a Ovate new thinking material for the White House Crew Bovey said. We gave them some useful information some that they knew and some that was new to them a he cautioned however a whether Thev will make an attempt to change the White House policy remains to be seen a hover also Al. Whether the White Hon jul accept the re conditions see future. Page 13 the Pilot radioed Stockholm. Sweden for permission to land there but instead came Down at Helsinki Airport apparently because the plane did not have enough fuel to reach Sweden. 250 Miles away the hijackers apparently wanted to continue on to Stockholm Finland has an agreement with the soviet Union for the automatic extradition of hijackers the finnish government. Which was in emergency session most of the night took a Tough stance and demanded that the hijackers surrender and release All their prisoners police surrounded the turn Jet to 134 and it was towed to a Remote part of the Airport soviet ambassador Vladimir Stepanov and three finnish Cabinet members went to the Airport to negotiate with the hijackers. And a spokesman said the talks were continuing nonstop the Interior ministry said the hijackers released seven Crew members sunday night. This morning they freed a woman and her infant child and 24 hours later they released 20 women and children shortly after noon they released 20 More women leaving 30 passengers aboard none of the hostages were reported Hurt officials said the swedish government has not been asked for permission to let the hijacked Jet land at Sweden s in to emotional Arlanda Airport in Stockholm a government official said Sweden s prime concern was the safety of delegates arriving at Arlanda throughout the Day for the or Gamza Tion of Petroleum Export ing countries open meeting it was the second hijacking of a soviet Airliner in six weeks a 37-year-old Mechanic named Vasily Sosnovsky took Over a twin engine Aeroflot an24 on May 26 and forced the Pilot to Fly him to Stockholm after he applied for Asylum the swedish government refused to extradite him and said it would put him on trial. The soviet Airliner was seized about eight hours after five palestinian hijackers turned on their Leader and forced him to surrender with them to syrian police who guaranteed them a absolute

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