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Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - September 28, 1970, Bakersfield, California The weather it yesterday of Tway so expected Hick May m expected Law tin raw a expect Lluch i Murrer. To Sanilay 1 41 . Saadi c 45 . Total to Date Trace scan a Marmal in Isabella dam Lack Rytir 1w.t72 acre fact Ken rarer flew la so Cia oat 4pt fare East Kern pod Canon turn Framm apis Catter ii Psi f map alsatian Ken Caraty Beard of Trade fit to it Scelah clean peat age paid la bait an taraday with night wed. Ltd a vol. 84 $2.50 monthly delivered Bakersfield. California monday sept. 28, 1970 far ii he Liaf Salem Ca Farn Ian at we Bye Street. Best farm 3s7s cheap of to Tow to . 30 pages three sections no. 59 it Quot or �w�5u�. C5 Al holocaust rips Southl 4 arson suspects held fires kill View from helicopter shows flames eating valuable Pine Trees in the Greenhorn Mountain District six Miles East of a staff photo by Jack Knight Glennville. The fire struck an area of Ponderosa Pines ready to be sold for lumber by the . Forest service. President sets talks i Aon vessel in Naples Rome up president Nixon highlights his Mission for peace and stability in the Middle East with a flight to the aircraft Carrier Saratoga late today and Day Long conferences tuesday with . Commanders at sea and nato officials in today Nixon attended a gala luncheon Given in his Honor at Quirinale Palace by president Giuseppe Sara Gat followed by an hour Long audience with Pope Paul i at the Vatican. Police broke up a crowd of 200 students demonstrating against Nixon s visit outside the . Consulate in Naples. Ten youths were arrested. But All was Calm in Rome under heavy Security precautions that coincided with the presidents arrival sunday night. White House press Secretary Ronald Ziegler said Nixon and Sara Gat in a morning conference at the Quirinale Palace stressed the importance of the Mediterranean to european Security. Nixon called it the a Southern Anchor a of the nato Alliance. Nixon a is concerned about . Influence in the Mediterranean where a growing soviet naval Force is National candidate found shot to death Brentwood to. It a John w. Peters. Republican candidate for Congress from Missouri s 2nd District was found shot to death in the basement of his Campaign Headquarters sunday night. Robert c. Ryan Deputy county medical examiner said Peters 41, apparently shot himself. Peters District sales Engineer for the Borg Warner corp., More than doubled the vote total of his nearest rival in the Angust primary. Police said a 16-gauge Shotgun was found beside his body. No note was found. John Dos Passos Dies Baltimore. My. If a John Dos Passos noted author of the trilogy and More than 31 other books died this morning at his apartment at the age of 74. He had been troubled by a heart condition for several years according to a Friend and had been released Only saturday from Good Samaritan Hospital. Agents Nab revolutionary grand Junction Colo. It of a a Stanley Al Bond one of four fugitives described by police As revolutionaries sought by a Bauk a Dup and machine gun slaying of a Boston policeman was arrested by an Fri agent As be attempted to Board an air plane Here sunday the Fri said. John Morley agent by charge of the Fps Denver office disclosed Bonds arrest about six hours after the 25-year-old Cambridge. Mass., resident was apprehended As he tried to Board a commercial flight bound for Denver and Chicago challenging americans longstanding strategic dominance. This was underscored by his plans to Confer with . Commanders for several hours tuesday aboard the aircraft Carrier Saratoga and the Cruiser Springfield flagship of the 6th Fleet. Nixon was flying by helicopter to the Saratoga later today after an audience with Pope Paul i at the Vatican. An armed Force of 12,000 police and troops was on guard throughout Rome to move against the sort of violence that marred Nixon a last visit in february 1969. But there was no renewal today of the communist inspired demonstrations that accompanied his arrival sunday night from Washington. Nixon a meeting with Sara Gat started about 20 minutes late because the president wanted to receive up to the minute reports on the flow of . Aid to Jordan. Late last week Nixon ordered $5 million in emergency food Aid and two Mobile hospitals rushed to Amman to assist in recovery after the fighting. Nixon and Colombo conferred today for an hour and la minutes a 50 minutes alone except for interpreters a on tense Middle East situation. Italian officials said both sides agreed on these main objectives for peace a respect by All interested countries of clearly recognized frontiers with guarantees of Independence for All countries in the area. A a rapid solution of the palestinian refugee problem. Both sides agreed that in these Days All armed confrontations should be averted and every attempt made to obtain peace through a negotiated settlement. They agreed to encourage every Effort to obtain a just solution to the Arab israeli conflict. Flash Nasser Dies Cairo up a president Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt the most powerful Arab Leader in modern history died monday in Cairo radio Cairo reported. He was 52. First reports gave no indication of the cause of death but Nasser had been treated earlier this year for diabetes and a circulatory ailment in the soviet Union. A Brief announcement on Nasser a death was made by egyptian vice president Anwar Sadat Cairo radio immediately suspended a 11 regular programming. New fighting Mars Jordan peace pact by United press International tunisian Premier Bahi Langham flew today from Cairo to Amman to police the agreement ending the jordanian civil War but he ran into renewed guerrilla broadcasts reporting new fighting in the North and condemning the agreement As Only a link on the guerrilla broadcasts Over Damascus and Baghdad radios denounced the agreement As Only a breathing spell for King Hussein a army before the a a massacre starts again. In the meantime Israel reported incidents involving guerrillas were at the lowest Point since the 1967 War. The agreement was worked out at a Cairo conference this week attended by eight Arab Heads of state and Kings and by King Hussein of Jordan and Yasser Arafat the guerrilla Leader. They also flew Back to Amman today but in separate planes. Amman itself was reported quiet and a massive International Relief operation began. Relief supplies went in from the israeli occupied West Bank of the Jordan and hospitals in five Arab communities there went on the Alert to receive civil War victims. Los Angeles of huge fires spread on Brush covered slopes outside san Diego and los Angeles today after destroying hundreds of Homes and forcing thousands to evacuate. Three persons were killed. One Blaze devastated 160,000 acres in Southern san Diego county advancing to the outskirts of several san Diego suburbs and inching to within six Miles of the mexican ranch Community of Tecate. A spokesman for the state division of forestry said this fire covered a greater area than any single fire in the states history. Another fire charred 115,000 acres around the los Angeles Basin. During the Early morning hours firemen made a stand at the san Diego county town of Alpine already skirted by the advancing flames. A the fire was coming through the grass and Oaks when we pulled out a said Richard place 49, a postal clerk. A the houses around me were exploding. It must have been the butane fire fighters managed to Check the Western Progress of the san Diego area fire sunday night As winds wildly erratic during the Day subsided. But the fire moved southward toward the mexican Border. More than 50,000 residents fled the san Diego area fire and thousands of others were evacuated from Canyon Homes As flames raced along a 35-mile front Northwest of los Angeles. Other fires some believed set by arsonists burned in various parts of Southern California for the fourth straight Day. Weary fire fighters battled flames from the air and the ground. They faced another Day of temperatures above too degrees and winds stronger than 60 Miles per hour. A they were there with raw 2 Kern blazes rage unchecked bulletin though there is no immediate danger in that area county firemen have begun evacuating persons from Cabins and from the Kero to transmitter on top of Breckenridge Mountain Cliff Timon of the county firefighters reported shortly before noon today. Timon stressed this is strictly a precautionary measure As fire Crews Are starting a fire line around the Cabins and it might later prove difficult for evacuation after Trees had been felled. _ More pictures on Page 6 two major fires which have blackened 34,000 acres of valuable watershed and Timber in Kern county continued raging out of control today. A Blaze or Walker Basinio Miles Northeast of Caliente has covered 24,000 acres and firemen said they have no containment time in sight. Fire in the Greenhorn Mountain area six Miles East of Glennville has destroyed 10,000 acres including Large Ponderosa Pines some of which were about to be sold for lumber. A . Forest service spokesman said if winds remain Calm the Greenhorn District fire May be contained by tuesday morning. Winds which fanned the worst fires in the history of California reached gusts of 30 Miles per hour again sunday at the two Kern Sites. A Crew of More than 700 men at Walker Basin Are battling flames on 24 Miles of the fires 37-mile perimeter. The flames were in an area of Brush and Bull Pines. Cliff Allmon of the Kern see Kern Page 7 red eyes and almost on fire a one Man said of the firemen. A they had not slept for hours but they saved my san Diego los Angeles and Ventura counties were declared disaster areas by gov. Ronald Reagan who urged californians to donate clothing and toys for families left homeless. Federal and state teams were ordered in to assess damage and pave the Way for Federal Relief funds. Evacuation centers were set up in the fire ravaged areas. Many of the evacuees were taken into the Homes of friends and strangers. All Southern California military bases were ordered to stand by to receive fire refugees. The san Diego area fire had burned about 200 Homes in Pine Valley Alpine Jamul Harbison Canyon Crest Al Cajon and other communities along a path 30 Miles Long and to Miles wide. A the communities Are a major disaster area a a fire official said. The fire began saturday in Cleveland National Forest 50 Miles East of san Diego from Sparks spewing from in fallen Power line. It roared Westward through Brush covered mountains and Lush valleys to the outskirts of Al Cajon and Spring Valley near san Diego. South of san Diego flames approached National City and Chula Vista. William b. Marty director see holocaust Page 28 elusive suspects hew Man seized in police slaying Worcester mass. Up a elusive William m. Gilday a Middle aged sex convict wanted in the fatal shooting of a patrolman during a $26,000 Bank Holdup was arrested at gunpoint today after holding a Young married couple hostage All night. Police said no shots were fired As Gilday was captured in a station Wagon at Billings Square. Israel hits new moves on missiles United nations . A Israel charged monday Egypt is continuing a missile buildup in the Suez canal cease fire zone in violation of the standstill agreement. Egypt countered immediately with a declaration that any movement of missiles in the zone was for defensive purposes Only. Israeli foreign minister Abba Eban told the . General Assembly in a policy speech Egypt now has More than 20 soviet supplied sam2 and sam3 batteries in the area. Taking the Rostrum in right of reply ambassador Mohammed h. Al Zayyat of Egypt accused Israel of violations and said the missiles were defensive in nature. Eban submitted a map showing what he called the Eastern Advance of the missiles. He Reite rested israelis offer to resume Middle East peace talks with . Envoy Gunnar v. Jarring if the missiles were withdrawn. The hostages were unharmed officials said. The suspect who had been released from jail in june and enrolled in northeastern University in Boston took the Young hostages sunday night in the Haverhill area near the new Hampshire line about 50 Miles Northeast of this Central Massachusetts City. He was captured As the slain policeman was being buried in Boston. Gilday who eluded a massive manhunt that included hundreds of state and local police was spotted about mid morning with the two hostages on it. 495 near Haverhill. Gilday 41, an sex convict from Amesbury mass., led authorities on a wild Bullet filled two hour Chase hop scorching the Massachusetts and new Hampshire Border last Friday when he abducted a 79-year-old woman and switched cars several times. Gilday was holding a Young married couple a 21 year old woman and her 22-year-old husband at gunpoint in a yellow station Wagon travelling along it. 495, police reported. Police said Gilday had held the two hostages All night. He was quoted As telling them he a a can to afford to travel Gilday apparently was in Contact with his parents at about mid morning and told them he was armed with a Rifle Shotgun and High powered handgun police said. Policeman killed in stoplight probe Cleveland up one patrolman was shot and killed and another was wounded seriously today on the City a East Side when they stopped an Auto for running a traffic Light. Police said officer Joseph Tracz 27, was killed and patrolman Frederick Fulton 29, was wounded. Fulton was in serious condition in it. Sinai Hospital with three Bullet wounds. Police first reported the two officers were shot while answering a burglar alarm at a nearby department store. After the two officers halted the car for running a red Light Fulton walked Over to the Driver when he was gunned Down police said. When other officers arrived on the scene in response to the burglar alarm they said they he emerged from a weekend of hiding As authorities in Colorado worked on returning a second suspect to Massachusetts. Two other Young women remained at Large and were believed on the West coast while a fifth suspect was held in custody in Boston. Stanley r. Bond 25, of Cambridge mass., was arrested sunday in grand Junction Colo., in connection with the slaying of patrolman Walter Schroeder during a $26,000 Holdup last wednesday at the state Street Bank and Trust co. Branch in Bostons Brighton Section. Hundreds of officers from across the nation attended Schroeder a funeral today at St. Columb killed a Church in Brighton a Short distance from where he was fatally wounded. He died thursday at St. Elizabeth a Hospital. Bond was taken into custody by the Fri As he sat aboard a United airlines Jet ready to Fly to Denver. He tried to draw a loaded pistol from a pocket saw a Man standing Over Tracz with a gun in his hand. A we followed them East on prosecution the St. Clair Avenue and pulled them Over at East 106th a Street a Fulton said from his Hospital bed. A the Driver of header Index the car got out. I was going to ask him for his Drivers Paf License. A the pulled a Small revolver business and finance 29 3 from his Belt and fired three classified----------25 3 comics____________24 3 Fulton said he never had a edit0fia, 6 2 Chance to get his hand on his gun. He said Tracz had features a 17 2 jumped from the Cruiser and metropolitan Section 7 2 tackled one of the suspects Oil ______________29 3 when the Man shot him. Radio j the suspects fled on foot police said. Police reported sports ------------12 2 some arrests were made Heaters 5 i shortly after the shootings 4 j which occurred at 106 Street a. No a and St. Clair Avenue in a Tal Sfa Hshi a Quot \ predominantly Black area. Women s----------19 3

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