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Biloxi Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 17, 1970, Biloxi, Mississippi Serving Biloxi Gulfport and the Mississippi coast since 1884 served by associated press volume 87 number 14 Mississippi coast saturday morning october 17, 1970 2 sections 18 pages weather partly Cloudy and Cool through sunday. Lowest tonight 50 to 56. Highest today and sunday 70 to 74. Details on Page 8. Single copy 10c r unite Oyer the goal Biloxi education was the first division to exceed this year s Harrison county United fund drive goal by collecting $5,713.74, which represented 116 per cent of the United fund collections at $237,324 goal. Olon Ray chairman of the division and c. J. Jenkins chairman of group three Are noting the education report As it was usted Friday Deruig the weekly report. Staff photo by Billy Ray Quave by Billy Ray Quave daily Herald staff writer Harrison county United fund drive passed the half Way Mark Friday when workers reported collections totalling $237,324.79 representing 61 per cent of the $385,000 goal. The report meeting was held at Edgewater Gulf hotel where Ray Butterfield county chairman for the drive predicted that if everybody in the Campaign worked this week the drive could be reached by the next report meeting Friday. But Erfie d said that two More m e e t i n g s have been scheduled Quot but let s see if we can t cancel one Quot he said. John Bearden director of the United fund dive also was optimistic stating Quot we have a Rood Campagna underway but we need to really push to get it he said that after a study of the trend in giving to the United fund throughout the county it was determined that corporate giving is up More than 12 per cent this year and employee giving is up 14.9 per cent. Bearden encouraged the workers to begin work immediately after the meeting rather than waiting the Day before the next report. Quot if everyone carries their share of this Load Quot stated Bearden the drive could go Over the top at the next report meeting. Oscar awards for outstanding individual contributions were presented by Butterfield to five inside women s Page pm. 6 business amp financial pm. 8 to listings. Pm. 9 coast entertainments pm. 9 local amp Nat l. Sports pm. 11 persons. They included e. D. Mccutchon Wayne Vowell. Charles Jarrett caril Stephens and mrs. Ada Roberson. Three firms were awarded plaques for outstanding employee participation. They included colonial baking company Gulf port memorial Hospital and the coca cola bottling company of Ocean Springs. The United fund workers were entertained by a group from the Gulfport East High school Viking band. Parents react angrily Ravenna Ohio apr a special state grand jury Friday exonerated National guard troops who fired on students during a Kent state Campus riot last May when four students were killed. The grand jury indicted 25 persons in connection with the rioting and accused the University of surrendering leadership to dissident students and faculty members. The grand jury s report brought angry reaction from parents of the dead students. Bernard Miller of Plainfield ., whose 20 year old son Jeffrey was killed said Quot you mean you can get away with murder in this country Quot and a member of the president s commission on Campus unrest James of Ahern who is police chief of new Haven conn., said the grand jury s findings were Quot inconsistent with the facts Quot presented to his commission. Good morning Lima a Peru s civil aeronautics department said Friday a peruvian Airliner that crashed aug. 9 killing 49 u. S. Students and 50 other persons was overloaded. Ankara Turkey apr passengers and two wounded crewmen from a plane hijacked from Russia to Turkey flew Home Friday along with the body of a hostess slain in the episode. Washington a the Commerce department reported Friday that 1,504,000 housing units were started during september an increase of 92,000 Over the August figure. Washington a Secretary of the Stanley r. Resor has dismissed allegations by a Soldier defendant who charged Gen. William c. Westmoreland with Over All responsibility for the actions of his troops in the alleged my Lai massacre it was announced Friday. Philadelphia a Union teachers struck the nation s fifth largest Public school system Friday defying a court injunction Banning the walkout. Supervisors and parents joined teachers who crossed the picket lines however and kept 238 of 275 schools open. Chicago a Union stockyards the once bustling Maze of pens that gave the City its title of Quot hog Butcher for the world Quot will Stop handling farm animals feb. 1, because of a steady decline in volume of hogs and cattle. Hot Springs a. A a pickup tick careening Down a Steep Hill without a Driver crashed through a Concession stand and onto a football fiem where a game was being played Friday. Two persons were killed and 12 others injured eight seriously. The truck had been parked at the top of a Hill overlooking the Bath county High school football Field by two teen agers who were watching the game. Pittsburgh a the discovery of a bomb forced the evacuation of lunchtime crowds from Gimbel s department store downtown Friday. The ticking device was discovered in a Shoebox by a guard after two Telephone bomb threats had been received. The device was removed from the build my and demolition experts were called. Orlando Fla. Apr vice president Spiro t. Agnew said Friday his attacks on democratic politicians a and occasionally republicans who disagree with tiie administration a Are part of a White House assignment that gives him Quot a sense of purpose and a cold Salt water injections found to ease pain in cancer patients by c. G. Mcdaniel a science writer Chicago a a Philadelphia surgeon has reported Success in relieving the severe pain of patients dying of cancer by injecting cold Salt waiter just below the Skull. A the report was presented at the clinical Congress of the american College of surgeons which ended Friday by or. George j. Mathews a neurosurgeon at Hahnemann medical College and Hospital. Mathews and two colleagues drs. Victor t. Ambruso and Jewell l. Osterholm developed this technique which has been found useful also for Relief of pain in some other diseases. At a news conference Mathews credited or. Edward Hitchcok of Edinburgh Scotland with development in 1967 of the original procedure which involved injection of cold Saline solution near the base of the spinal column and withdrawal of some spinal fluid. After administration by this method however the patients have severe headaches a usual complication of spinal drainage. Mathews said this complication is absent when the Saline solution at freezing temperature is injected in the spinal column just below the Skull at the Point where pain carrying nerves join. After surgery for cancer the patient sometimes has great pain in the Pelvis thigh upper Chest or neck and occasionally the face. Mathews said the reason for this pain is not completely under Stipd nor is the Relief obtained from the Saline injection. Dying cancer patients who have Only a Short time to live Are usually Given increasingly larger doses of narcotics to which they become addicted. Quot this seems to be the most compassionate thing to do Quot Mathews said. But for those who have longer than six months or a year to live he said some form of no addictive pain Relief is needed. Arrest 250 persons in Washington a government Security guards received fresh orders Friday to inspect All briefcases and packages carried into Federal buildings Quot regardless of How innocent Quot the person carrying them looks. The new general services administration directive came after a bearded associated press reporter carrying a shabby yellow Box strolled into eight government buildings including the Capitol and Pentagon without being stopped. On monday saying it was tightening Security because of terrorist bombings the Gas had told building guards to Quot deny Entrance to anyone carrying suspicious packages unless they voluntarily submit the package for but in his later tour of nine government buildings the a reporter was stopped Only once a at the supreme court. There a guard blocked an Entrance until he inspected the Box. There was t even a guard at the Pentagon Entrance thursday and the reporter strolled by the offices of Secretary of defense Melvin r. Laird and the joint chiefs of staff without anyone asking to inspect the Box. Daily Herald begins moving to new Plant the daily Herald began moving some of its departments to its new building on Debuys Road Friday and will Complete moving All business offices by monday morning. A business will be conducted monday and thereafter at the new Plant just across the tracks on the West Side of Debuys. The new Telephone number is 896-4236. The new making address is . Box 4567, Biloxi miss., 39531. Some production operations will be conducted at the old building in Gulfport for several Days. Roland weeks jr., president of Gulf publishing corp., and general manager of the daily Herald said the Public would be invited to a grand opening and open House to be Heid in late. November. Telephone Calls and mail addressed to the daily Herald from monday on should be accomplished by using the new numbers Given above. All business involving circulation advertising news or other matters will be conducted at the hew Plant in the future. Egypt charges u. S. Wrecked cease fire bombers continue Trail raids Saigon a . B52 bombers smothered the to Chi Minh Trail with bombs again Friday beginning a second week of saturation raids against the North vietnamese Supply lifeline. About 30 of the Thailand based bombers virtually All the operational b52 Fleet in the War zone pounded Jungle covered trails and Transfer Points in the Laos Panhandle for an eighth straight Day. The sustained bombing in Laos is aimed at smashing the Quot dry season Quot push by North Vietnam to move War materials to its troops in Cambodia and South Vietnam. There was fresh evidence also that the North vietnamese and Viet Cong were re infiltrating into their former sanctuaries in Eastern and Southeastern Cambodia Nixon on Campaign trip today by Tom Seppy associated press writer Washington a president Nixon makes a 15-hour, whirlwind tour through four states saturday As he increases his barnstorming activities on behalf of gop candidates in the november elections. In an Effort to put More republicans in Congress and state houses Nixon is expected to Campaign in 18 to 20 states during the 17 Days remain my before the nov. 3 elections. The White House has named 13 states in which he will appear adding Illinois Minnesota and North Carolina to the list Friday. He will election eer in Illinois oct. 29 for Republican sen. Ralph t. Smith who is being challenged by Democrat Adlai Stevenson Iii and later in the Day travel to Minnesota where he will Campaign against former vice president Hubert h. Humphrey his opponent in the president election of 1968. Humphrey is in a contest with Republican rep. Clark Mac Gregor for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Eugene Mccarthy. A Nixon after visiting connect contain red on Paf 2 by Milton Besser associated press writer United nations Apr Egypt foreign minister Mahmoud Riad charged Friday that the United states wrecked its own Middle East peace initiative by aligning itself completely with Israel against the arabs. The accusation brought a heated denial from . Ambassador Charles w. Yost who said Riad was raising new obstacles toward reaching agreement through private diplomatic negotiations. Israeli ambassador Yosef Tekoah entered the Exchange declaring that Egypt in complicity with the soviet Union was intent on crippling the .-Spon-sored peace negotiations. Riad who declared that the United states must Bear responsibility for Quot the state of War in the Middle East Quot had met for two hours thursday night with Secretary of state William p. Pogers. Rogers sponsored the . Move that brought a 90-Day mid East cease fire and Short lived peace talks. Quot by its alignment to Israel the United states has demonstrated beyond any doubt its inability to play the role incumbent upon it to carry out its own initiative Quot Riad said. Quot this role Calls for an impartial and even handed Israel participated in the initial peace talks under . Special envoy Gunnar v. Jarring but withdrew accusing Egypt of violating the cease fire by constructing soviet supplied missile Sites in the Suez canal truce zone. Egypt denied the charge and countered that Israel was violating the standstill by building fortifications on the East Side of the canal. In a speech reflecting the policy of the new egyptian regime headed by president Anwar Sadat Riad said there can be no peace unless Israel withdraws from All occupied Arab territory Quot and recognizes the rights of the palestinian he claimed the United states had promised Egypt it would refrain from providing Israel with additional warplanes As Long As the . Peace Mitigative was under Way. Ottawa a invoking unprecedented peacetime Powers the government revived world War ii regulations Friday and outlawed the Quebec libera front. Police in a wide sweep across Quebec province arrested More than 250 persons. Prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau who comes from Quebec declared the liberation front posed the threat of insurrection and was trying clandestinely to destroy the nation s social Structure. He announced regulations providing five years in jail for anyone even assisting a member of the front known by its French initials Fly. The organization which condemns the present capitali5 Structure and seeks to make a separate nation of Quebec win responsible for last week s kid Narings of a British dip loan. And a Quebec Cabinet Mir faster Trudeau s Liberal party commands a majority in the House of commons and his government was thus Able to proclaim the War measures act without serious challenges but not without criticism. John Diefenbaker a former prime minister under the conservative party said the dec Sion puts canadians Freedor. Quot in cold storage for sever a months to imposition of the act is due to expire nex april. It can be used to suspend Civ rights. It gives the government almost unlimited Powers to do with rebellion and in effect can stifle political dissent. Bales o literature prepared by Quebe separatists were seized by a lice in their raids Friday. Trudeau told the House of commons the measure being revived Quot with deep he said the government a no Choice. The War measures act a proclaimed at 4 a.m., and ext military forces began Movin into Quebec. Negotiations Between the for and the Quebec government it broken Down an hour before the Quot proclamation. They had Bee bargaining on a Deal for the Quot lives of James r. Cross British Trade commissioner in Montreal and Pierre Laporte Labo minister of Quebec. Among those arrested in police raids was Robert Lemieux continued on Page horse sense a a. Once every week or so Sandy Hampton 13, daughter of or. And mrs. Ron g. Hampton a of Bilboa brings her horse Donny from a nearby Field to trim the grass at their Home. 311 Meadow Bay Vista subdivision. As if a horse grazing in a suburban area is not Star thing enough to passersby Sandy climbers atop to collect some horse sense of her own staff photo by Vernon Matthews i a Ita. Of a it a 1 up. In

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