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Beckley Post Herald (Newspaper) - July 18, 1967, Beckley, West Virginia Vietnam War analysis Paffe volume 169 tuesday july 12county regional news service rns Price seven cents unions May wait for court order president signs Bill to halt strike Washington a president Johnson signed monday night a Bill to halt the nationwide Railroad he we Hope this crippling strike is about to Johnson said in a statement relayed to newsmen that ending the strike will enable the products of farms and factories to move freely once permit the mails to go through and permit badly needed arms and vital supplies to be sent to our fighting forces in Viet Nam without the president three times used the words Hope or hopeful in reference to end ing the strike by members of the machinists and other rail shop Union members that virtually paralysed the nations informed Union sources indicated earlier they might wait for a court order on the new Law before issuing any Backoo work instructions to the but White House assistant Joseph Califano said there is no need for an accompanying court order along with Johnsons sign ing of the chief Railroad spokesman Doc Wolfe said heed the unions to Call off the but that he was ready to go into court if necessary Mon Day we Hope and believe that the rail strike which now paralyses this country will be brought to an end at the earliest possible continued on Page 6 scene of Turnpike fatality near Beckley a 21yearold Soldier was fatally injured about who was stationed with the army at fort monday when a 1964 Model car driven by his wife went out of control near Milepost 37 of the West Vir Ginia Turnpike near Here and struck a Bridge overturning the killed was Walter Joseph Kubala Kubala was admitted to the Raleigh general Hospital where she is being treated for cuts to her left Arm and no other passengers were see additional photo on Page 16 observers begin work peace plan deadline set United a the Vanguard of a 33 Man observer team took up positions on both sides of the Suez canal on monday in an Effort to reduce tensions on that troubled sector of the israeli egyptian in the diplomatic delegates were Given a thurs Day deadline for working out guidelines for an Overall Middle East peace plan that could win arabic opinion approval in the general Assem chances were considered observer Mission became operational at noon monday with four observers stationed on each Side of the canal in the Suez he said a Headquarters was established at Ismail a on the egyptian Side and at Elan Tara on the israeli three More were expected at Elan a spokesman for Secretary general u Thant said the Tara and two More at Ismail a on the Security Council agreed a week ago to Post it took All that time for Odd the norwegian head of the Palestine truce supervisory to work out the details in talks with the israelis and and consultations with head Quad dropped on Beach american image causes concern Box of minimizes Blind bomb expert Washington a diplomats Are concerned Over the strength of ant american sentiment persisting in the Arab world despite the fading away of Arab charges during the mid East War that armed forces joined in israeli Jordans King Hussein has since publicly disavowed the which was trumpeted by radio Cairo and other Arab mouthpieces in varying ver but propaganda still is finding such wide acceptance among the arabs including educated no social its that authorities fear America May lose More of its already battered influence in the Middle Secretary of state Dean Rusk made a special Effort after last fridays 990 vote against israels Jerusalem annexation to exclaim in a Public statement that despite its abstention in the the United states nonetheless deeply regretted the israeli fort Walton air Force demolition expert was blinded monday when a Box of recovered mini mines exploded in his an Eglin air Force base spokesman said Johnny was suffered ear damage and facial lacerations when he attempted to unload a Box of several Hun dred of the tiny alarm devices from a truck and it we dont know if the Blind Ness is permanent or the spokesman he is in Good called ordnance training de vices by the air minimizes in a canister were jettisoned into the Gulf of mexi co sunday by an aircraft on a training flight from nearby Eglin air Force when the canister hit the it broke open and the tiny bombs floated to Shore where they were re t r i e v e d by unsuspecting in 20 Doz operations gis Hunt reds in South Saigon a american ground forces hunted communist troops in 20 different Mili tary operations from the demilitarized zone to the swampy Mekong River Delta monday but the enemy made himself the command reported radiation blamed flights in space will shorten life Only Light and scattered Skir in artillery gunners caught 16 Viet Cong As they prepared to Bathe in a Stream 320 Miles Northeast of Saigon and killed five of the army reported 41 other communists killed in a 24 hour period ending sunday mid night in the other scattered a driving Rains swept the South Ern troops of the 199th Light infantry brigade plodded through mud and rain few striking the Beckley area still has not Felt much pressure from the nationwide Railroad a spokesman for he nor Folk and Western railway in Mullens reported late monday that workers there walked off their jobs earlier in the pickets reportedly have been set up at the Elmore Yards near an n w official in Prince ton said no effects of the strike have been Felt there and trains serving the area re ported no trouble with a spokesman for the c o b o in Hinton every things All right at the present time traffic is moving Good morning the news the Royal laotian government announced monday three persons were killed and eight wounded in a Patchet lao commando attack on Luang Rabang air Field sunday a which 10 of the laotian air forces 128 bomb ers were officials said the pro com Monist Patchet lao forces had help from Algiers announced the algerian government will train 75 Young women As Jet fighter the government said the women were among recent for military Israel will release about 600 persons from jail under an amnesty for those convicted of minor the am Nesty was proclaimed after israels Victory in the june 510 Middle East 37 inmates killed convicts set fire to Florida prison a prisoners who survived a prison fire that killed 37 convicts testified at an inquest monday it was set deliberately by three inmates who they said plotted in and Vance to tear the place the convict witnesses testified the three men were among those killed when the Blaze ran out of control inside the locked Barracks the convicts testified that it was approximately six minutes before a guard unlocked the door after the fire they said the plot was hatched jointly by two White convicts and a be officials said previously the building was destroyed completely in eight the inquest was held before county judge Mahlong Mccall in the county seat of Santa Rosa county just 20 Miles from the Community of Jay near where the prison Camp tragedy of Joseph an in mate who said he saved himself by ducking under a bunk and crawling to safety once the prisons exit was Testi fied i heard they were going to put the building out of com convict Henry a what the strategy is Cook at the Camp i saw somebody turn the television off and then smash then they were whacking at the fluorescent lights making them Gary Allen the ruckus started in the someone jumped on the bed and started beating the lights the guard told us to put out the he said he didst have the convicts were brought into court in their prison Blue and a White Stripe Down the and shirts charred by ashes and some of the prisoners had no shirts and one was draft needs 29 the selective service com Mission has issued a Call for 29 Raleigh county men to be inducted in the largest Call this the july Call was for 12 19 were called in nine in six in five in 12 in february and 14 in the Mullens local Board is to Call two Fayetteville and Hinton there Are More than 400 so Cial and agricultural experts from 22 International voluntary agencies now stationed at distance centers in South the Mission it said the agricultural specialists and social and Community development workers Are from 20 coun Philippines Herald received from a class of first graders at a Manila school for an ant crime fund the newspaper is along with the came some advice for fighting crime Send Batman and please Call James Superman and Green workers have installed new flood Gates at the Krasnoyarsk 2jooo Miles Southeast of the government newspaper Izvestia reported the massive flood Gates were needed to guard against summer flooding of siberian Yenisey the multimillion Dollar promotional Giveaway contests conducted by Oil companies and groceries to attract customers were ruled illegal monday by Wil Liam Saxbe in he ordered them to halt the contests or face said the popular Stamps were not covered in his Long awaited his decision on the contests was no Dupont de Nemours reported monday that net income for the first half of 1967 was Down front million for the same period of earn Ings per share were for the first half of the year compared to a share for the first half of based upon sales of Bil lion for the first half of 1967 compared to million for the first half of by rebounding automobile the Economy resumed its expansion during the second Quarter after its first Quarter with Gross National product advancing by billion at an annual this was reported monday by he Commerce which said half the second Quarter Rise in Gnu the value in All goods and services produced in the econ omy was in real with the remainder in Price a demonstrator was evicted from the Pentagon monday As government guards squelched a min demonstration against tha Vietnam the who identified him self As Harold York of new York was one of three demonstrators who tried to enter the Pentagon shortly after guards refused to allow them inside but made an exception when unshaven and wearing a beatles asked if he would be Al Lowed to go to the mens he contended the rest room was a Public lbs makes reelection plans in a guerrilla Hunt around Sai but made no despite the army aircraft dropped propaganda leaflets into the areas ringing the rain Over North Vietnam restricted air attacks North vietnamese artillery men in the demilitarized zone lobbed 14 rounds into the Marine outpost at con wounding two a Marine spokesman enemy casualties from counter fire were Washington a Astro nauts who make yearlong Voy Ages into space must face the probability that radiation will shorten their lives and lengthen their cancer a panel of scientists reported but this is an acceptable Price for mans further Conquest of said a report issued by the space science Board of the National research it added that the astronauts called upon to face these perils will be highly motivated men who have chosen a risky Field with their eyes wide the prepared by a special space radiation study panel of the made the statements in declaring that limit of radiation exposure on lon term manned space flights should a general Rule be set As Low As those for atomic Energy work and other occupational exposure on the 12member headed by Wright Langham of the atomic Energy commis Sions los scientific said radiation is Only one of Many recognized and accepted potential risks that May jeopardize the Success of any flight Newark begins cleanup Plainfield is explosive a the crisis and the curfew ended monday in after the loss of 24 lives in five Days and nights of negro but nearby Plainfield continued As a potentially explosive racial time one life also was lost in Plain the rioting and looting Are apparently democratic Richard Hughes announced in he was winding up four weary Days on the scene of the worst racial outbreak since the 1965 Watts riots left 34 dead in los an thousands of new Jersey National guardsmen were with drawn from at the same time a contingent of 100 was doubled in Plainfield 18 Miles to the there was Daylight sniper fire in and cars driven by Whites were there were said to be armed with semiautomatic rifles stolen from a nearby firearms manufacturing Bailey predicts reforms Charleston a Secretary of state Robert Bailey predicted monday the legis lature next january will pass election Law re but without major proposals suggested by the state elections Bailey made the observation after members of the elections commission received what was noted by observers As a cold shoulder from legislative interim committee members considering the commissions recommended re several committee members voiced opposition to some of the proposed reforms As being too unrealistic and Stanley a Charleston attorney and chairman of the told the Legisla tors that major election reforms must be adopted next year regardless of the Cost to assure honest among the commissions far reaching proposals were providing for selection of election officials by requiring plastic voter identification and requiring candidates to and water pollution discussed Charleston a a critical water problem exists in communities throughout the state where thousands of household faucets daily produce water unfit to a Legisla Tive committee was told health and Utility spokesmen told an interim legislative subcommittee meeting at the state Capitol that Many West Virginia communities Are unable to receive proper water from the smaller water companies and Aie too poor to build their own purifying the interim committee is looking into ways the state can improve local water systems especially in the smaller now Are incapable of purifying drinking water to meet minimum Federal health fall legislative session Charleston a Hulett Smith monday said it is entirely possible that n special session of the legislature will be called for september or Early Smith said he conferred with legislative leaders and there now is general agreement on calling a special provided enough can be accomplished to make it Washington a with Republican hopefuls treading water president Johnson is mapping Long Range strategy for what he seems confident will be a successful race next year for a second elective recent utterances indicate Johnson has decided to meet head on the issues of waging an intensified War in Vietnam and extracting the additional taxes necessary to meet mounting costs of the conflict without let Ting the Treasury deficit spiral out of the american people have never turned out a president seeking a new term in wartime in an unpopular no one in the administration looks for a Miracle by which the Keystone Man shot to death late monday afternoon shooting in this cites Cinde Bottom often referred to As a red Light resulted in the death of Frank police Spoloric died after being hit by three Caliper police Scott Wilson was charged with murder shortly after the shooting and con fined to Mcdowell county police traffic deaths by the associated press state police reported monday killed on state roads this year killed to this Date last year conflict might be ended before the 1968 on the other no Republican seems Likely to come up with an acceptable alternative to the course Johnson is there will be much talk of peace from both this could bring on another Johnson peace offensive in the weeks before the while Hanoi certainly is not expected to encourage negotiations until it sees How the election comes the Republican nominee could do Little but bite his nails while the president stole the head Johnson probably will sweeten his request for new taxes with the simultaneous announcement that he is withholding some funds already voted by con Gress and cutting spending on Low priority Domestic to balance somewhat a never popular tax Johnson probably will get from Congress before it adjourns this year an increase in social Security benefits to mollify older the weather Beckley Vicinity rather Cloudy with a Chance of scattered showers or High partly Cloudy and Cool Low in the upper partly sunny and somewhat warmer probability of 50 per cent to 20 per cent tonight 10 per cent West Virginia partly Cloudy with a Chance of scattered showers or High 75 to variable cloudiness and sorat details on Page 7 i

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