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Athens Messenger (Newspaper) - October 6, 1970, Athens, Ohio
Elections part i of special report on the upcoming elections. Editorial Page 4 23 e ill Ess Cut Ger warmer f Armer tonight with Chance of ram. Weather Page 2 vol. 65 to. 268athens, Ohio. To esd Vav. Cd Coheh a. 1970 Een cents briefly lifer i Ltd jams Joplin death probe set Hollywood a iffy behavioural scientists will investigate the Short frenzied life of Janis Joplin to try to determine whether the drug overdose that killed the blues shouting Star was accidental or deliberate. I he Coroner s office said monday an autopsy showed the 27-year-old Singer died from an overdose but that further tests would be needed to identify the drug bolivian president quits Post la Paz Bolivia a Hen. Mfr Edo Bando Andia resigned As president Early today and a right Wing general who launched a revolt against him took Over in his place Bando asked military forces still Loyal to him not to oppose the rebellion against him shortly afterwards Den. Rogelio Miranda the army chief of staff who launched the revolt on sunday announced that he was assuming the presidency of a military Unta he did not immediately name the other members of the group. House crimp cuts Pentagon $ Washington slashing 12 billion off the Pentagon a Money Bill the House appropriations a of Rottee approved today $66 7 billion which it said will cover All contingencies including increased u. S. Forces in the Middle East if necessary. A the tense situation in the Middle East is a matter of grave concern a a the committee said and a there is a possibility that the u. S military forces will be needed there some time during the fiscal year ending next june 30. But it said la. S. Military demands require better Pentagon management and a More defense for the not simply More Money which it said Only aggravates inefficiency and mismanagement. I Iet Cong mortars Kilt seven Saigon a iwo Viet Cong mortars killed seven South vietnamese and wounded 52 in a government refugee Camp monday night Allied military spokesman reported As intensified enemy attacks continued for the third Day along the Central coast. Government spokesmen said 17 mortar rounds slammed into the Cluster of houses at Phy my in Binh Binh province 285 Miles Northeast of Saigon. Jail revolt ends in new York Nav York a Ftp the City a five Day jail revolt ended Early today when the 41 holdout prisoners at the Long Island City jail in Queens gave up and descended a fire department Tower ladder. The holdouts said they were afraid they would be beaten and demanded that they make their exit from the sixth floor of the jail in full Public View. On monday when the institution s other inmates surrendered newsmen watching from a Vantage Point said they saw inmates beaten and kicked by guards one guard claimed that fighting had been started by some if the prisoners. Silver Bridge report slated Gallipolis Ohio of the National transportation safety Board said monday a report on the cause of the collapse of the Silver Bridge near Here will be released by december two Federal agencies and two private firms finished tests last week. They were the u. S. Bureau of Public roads laboratories. U. S. Bureau of i. S. Steel at Pittsburgh said Bat Telle Institute at Cleveland a total of 46 persons were killed when the Bridge collapsed into the Ohio River in december 1967.Long hair forbidden in Vietnam Saigon a ply the South vietnamese government decreed today that Long haired foreign males will not be allowed to enter South Vietnam and a be a bad example for our a spokesman it Aid the order went into effect immediately. A airlines were instructed to advise Long haired passengers bound for Saigon to get their locks shorn or stay . Having Money troubles United nations n. Y. A declaring that the United nations is still having trouble making ends meet. Secretary general u Thant has proposed a record budget of nearly $200 million for the world organization in 1971. Thant told the general Assembly a financial committee monday that the United nations organization would need at least $199.7 million to meet its operating expenses next year. This is nearly $17 million More than the estimate of $183 million in Thanes annual budget estimate issued aug. 26.Senate probes police assaults Washington a f a the Senate opened today a probe of organized a Urban guerrillas whose 300 assaults on police in the past year Are blamed for the deaths of 20 officers. Sen. James o. Eastland d-mtss., chairman of tile judiciary committee said his internal securities subcommittee would hear policemen from More than a dozen cities in four Days of testimony on proposed new Laws to protect . Inside l a a a a a a Abby .6 Heloise 0 Nixon report due on peace efforts a a w11 photo president and hrs Nixon arrive bark in m Ashington chief executive completes nine Day european i rip Washington a \ line Day european tour behind him president Nixon plans a special report to Congress and the nation on the . Commitment to peace around the Globe the report probably will in elude the pros sect of Blithe troop withdrawals from Vietnam one source said and could come As Early As next week. But the Nixon administration is not hiding its desire to get such a report on the record before the nov 3 elections president and mis Nixon were Given a red carpet Welcome on their arrival at nearby Andrews air Forte base Mon Day night Nixon repeated at the Airport that his tour had been aimed at a strengthening the Structure of peace in the Mediterranean and in the world i think we made Progress in strengthening that he said the Nixon were meted by vue president Spiro t. Gnew. Congressional and administration leaders and members of the diplomatic corps Nixon said he had found in Europe a greater understanding of . Policy in Vietnam than on his previous tour last year he said Quot events in the future will demonstrate a that the United states is making Progress toward achieving its goals in Vietnam Ile reported a favourable sentiment for the . Attempt to win peace in the Middle East and said the countries he visited consider it essential that the United states maintain its strength in the Mediterranean and in the North Atlantic treaty organization on the final Stop of the tour Ireland. Nixon conferred with . Negotiators at the Paris peace talks in a Farewell speech at Dublin Airport he made note of meeting with Irish leaders and his Vietnam advisers a was i leave Ireland and As i look Back on these meetings i am sure they will be regarded As a period when we made a significant contribution not Only to relations Between our two countries but for the great Ideal we All desire a peaceful world a Nixon was greeted warmly throughout the tour however there were demonstrations in Rome and in Dublin dissenters hurled eggs and other objects at his car. In both cities the acts were blamed on those opposed to . Policy in v Vietnam. He met with Heads of government in Italy Yugoslavia Spain England and Ireland and with Pope Paul i in Rome he also paid a visit to the is 6th t feet in the Mediterranean. Sadat chosen to succeed Nasser in Egypt Cairo apr Egypt a Only political party named Anwar Sadat monday night to succeed the late president carnal Abdel Nasser assuring his election by tile National Assembly wednesday meeting shortly before Midnight. The 150-member Central committee of the Arab socialist Union unanimously approved the nomination of Sadat by the party s executive committee Sadat 52, has been serving As provisional president since Nasser Dux sept. 28. The executive committee recommended that the Assembly meet wednesday to endorse Sadat that his election to confirmed by a nationwide referendum oct 15, and that the Pissi Dent be inaugurated two Days later named vice president by Nasser in 1969, Sadat was considered by most observers to be the least controversial of several potential contenders for the presidency inc of the others it Gen. Mohamed Fawzi commander in chief of Egypt s Amu d forces assured the Central committee of Tho military a full support for Sadat. The executive committee made a plea for Solidarity in the face of Quot the designs of hostile forces who desire to sow discord in our it moved quickly to replace Nasser it said to discount a reports spread by the imperialist press of the exist erne of a so called vacuum in by vat a a a Nasser a death places a great Burden on the Asi and its various organs to work closely with the new president to further Nasser a ideas a the state Merit said it also said Egypt a Alliance with the soviet Union is Quot a per manent Factor not a temporary convenience and warned that Israel might decide to renew military aggression because present situation in of t to Egypt. In Tel Aviv Israel made its 21 is complaint monday to the in commission supervising the cease fire on the Suez canal charging that Egypt was continuing construction of missile bases within 18 Miles of the Ca rial Egypt a antiaircraft missiles Are supplied by the so i Els some Western observers had predicted that Nasser would be replaced by a ruling body to avoid an internal Power struggle Sadat is confronted with the task of striking a balance Between the egyptian regime s left Wing. Loci by no marshal ail Sabre and rightists led by former interim minister Zakaria Mohit dam. \ close Ira lid of the dead president Sadat was among lie a free officers group that overthrew King Farouk Iii 1952 and provided Nasser s springboard to pow l l hearing sch air Iii in to Al he Hill took Lull i is violations uncovered in plane crash probe classified. 10,11 comics.13 editorial .4 entertainment 12 obituaries.8 sports.9 television.12 women.6 Washington a Federal investigators say they have uncovered what appear to be a number of violations in the Wake of a plane crash in the Colorado Rockies which resulted in the death of 30 persons bound for a football game Lart Friday. Quot Well hold a formal hearing and that san indication its a very serious Case a said Edward e. Slattery jr., information chief for the National transportation safety Board two Martin 404 aircraft were ferrying the Wichita state University football team to Logan Utah for a game. One plane crashed and burned 52 Miles West of Denver the other landed safely at Logan the victims included 13 Wichita players the head coach athletic director and team boosters James r Greenwood chief of Public affairs for the Federal aviation administration said monday Golden Beagle aviation of Oklahoma City which contracted to transport the football team thus season did not have Faa certification to operate the 45,000-Pound Martin 404s a they were certified to operate aircraft in a smaller weight category and up to 12.500 pounds Quot Greenwood said Quot in other words they were an air taxi operator Quot however Jack Richards. Owner of Jack Richards aircraft co., inc., which owned the planes said Quot i leased the air plane to the University and the University supplied its own the Faa seized the second plane at Logan sealed its doors with tape and removed the door handles. The seizure order said the 20-year-old plane has been involved in various violations of the Federal aviation Greenwood said the Vio lations were in the area of mechanical Richards said of the second plane a a it a always been in excellent condition a Greenwood said the Pilot of the undamaged plane identified As Leland t Everette was More than a month overdue for validating his medical certificate to Fly. However the Faa official said the Crew of the plane that crashed appeared to have had up to Date medical certificates and commercial licenses to Fly the Martin 40-v Arthur Dunbar an investigator for the Baa said the Agency is having trouble determining whether Golden Eagle leased the two planes from Richards or Only supplied the Crews Richards acquired title to the two planes from Fairchild Huler corp. Only a Day before the crash. He said he has been leasing planes to Wichita state for two years. Senate Abandons Effort for electoral reforms Willis first Poi la Kal huh claw Washington a after nearly a month of wrangling the Senate has shelved a constitutional amendment to abolish the electoral College and provide for the direct election of the president. The move came abruptly monday after the collapse of efforts to find a Compromise. Sen Birch Bayh d-ind., chief Senate sponsor of the proposed amendment said he Hopes it will be Given another Chance if Congress holds a Post elect Ion session to november the House approved the amendment last year by a 339-70 vote and president Nixon subsequently endorsed it but in the Senate it ran into delaying tactics by opt it Onens and All efforts to bring it to a vote proved futile. Not until sept 8. Nearly a year after the House approved it. Was the amendment brought up in the Senate two attempts to shut off debate fell Quot Hort of the required two thirds majority \ third attempt had been scheduled for today a session but it want washed out when majority Leader Mike Mansfield d-mont., obtained unanimous consent to Shelve the whole is Gic Bayh had conceded another cloture vote would have been f Hilt less he repeatedly said he thought to proposed amendment could Muster the two thirds majority t to inn Wal Lff nov o1 7 a Pic a a Nuj could be brought to a vote but other senators disputed this sen. Robert j Dole a Kan. Who had offered a Compromise said it was apparent there was no electoral Reform proposal on which two thirds of the Senate a Ould agree map wire photo where two died firemen and rescuers probe the wreckage of an Auto Agency in Shawnee okla., where two employees were killed monday w Ien a Tornado hit the Central Oklahoma City. To least one other person died and More than to were injured mayor Pierre Taron estimated damage mainly in the business Center at $3.5 to $1 million. Map wire photo unconcerned twins Nap in their stroller As sign carrying members of the women a strike for peace line the Fence before the executive office building in Washington after an unsuccessful attempt to see v ice president Spiro t. Agnew. They were protesting what they called the imprisonment and torture of South vietnamese who speak out for peace. Englishman kidnapped in Montreal Montreal a the it a Dian government promised ctr Protection monday night ii foreign diplomats following Anada a first political Kidnap a but the Montreal police Mph rarely halted then Hunt if the Quebec separatists who Ink Britain s senior Trade Eom missioner in Canada from his ont real Home monday morn in a police spokesman said the manhunt was halted after a ran it a note said there must be Quot no nil a a tinny against the kid Napers. A a Many a life is at stake a the spokesman said a we done to want to make the terrorists the kidnapping f James Rah Aid Cross 49. Was blamed on the terrorist front de liberation Quebec ois the Elk the organization seeks Quebec a depend once and is believed responsible for scores of bombings in que Bec since 1963 provincial Justice minister Jerome Choquette told a news Madded Shat a a certain number of alleged political prisoners be put aboard a plane for it Uba or Nigeria along with $500,000 in Gold Bullion by wednesday morning. The Federal and provincial governments apparently had reached no decision on what to do about the Ransom demand foreign minister Mitchell Sharp told newsmen in Ottawa monday night that additional Protection Wall be provided for the More than foreign diplomats in Canada. A mss who came to Canada in 1968 with his wife and daughter was kidnapped by men who gained Entrance to his Home in downtown Montreal on the pretext that they were bringing turn a birthday gift once inside the House one Man pulled a gun to the maid and two others entered the diplomats bedroom handcuffed him and forced Hun into a waiting car which bore the marking of a local taxi company
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