Biloxi Daily Herald in Biloxi, Mississippi
2 Sep 1973

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2 Sep 1973

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Biloxi Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Biloxi, Mississippi Sunday edition Gulf coast Community is educational for the Young. Details Page d-2 a a served by associated pres the daily Herald serving Biloxi Gulfport and the Mississippi coast since 1884mississippi coast sunday morning. September 2, 1973 weather showers Likely sunday. Chance of rain 60 per cent sunday. Highs near 90, lows in the Low 70s. Details on Page 2 volume 89 number 334 9 sections 126 pages single copy 20 death toll climbing in Denmark hotel fir eat work on rescued sub. Frogman work on the deck of the mini submarine Pisces Iii after Rescue operations brought frogman sub to the surface saturday. Both crewmen of the sub Roger Chapman and Roger Mallinson were found alive when the sub was raised 94 Miles off Cork. A wire photo via Cable from London rescuers beat time submarine Crew freed Copenhagen Denmark apr Nineteen americans and 16 other foreign tourists were reported killed saturday in an Early morning fire thah turned the upper stories of a Plush downtown hotel into an inferno. More than 12 hours after the fire was extinguished rescuers were still digging for bodies in the burned out Shell of what used to be the Haynia. A 74-year-old popular family hotel and tourist landmark close to town Hall Square. It was the worst hotel fire in Denmark s history. The names of those killed were not immediately released. Police said that besides the americans the dead included four austrians two japanese two brazilians two italians and one victim each from Belgium. Holland Canada. Mexico. Ireland and Singapore. At least 49 persons 15 of them americans were reported to have survived. Some of the 83 guests registered at the hotel remained unaccounted for. In the confusion survivors left town or checked into other hotels Cork Ireland rescuers won a race against the clock saturday and hauled to safety two men trapped 76 hours in a midget submarine running out of air 1,375 feet below the Stormy surface of the Atlantic. Once on land the freed men wigged Champagne and made their sound like a picnic. Quot it was very pleasant and very comfortable Down there Quot said Roger Mallinson a father of three. Quot i feel great Quot Roger Chapman added grinning. A British Canadian and american Rescue team had reported from the scene that the pair had Only 45 minutes of air left when they were pulled to the surface. But later Mallinson said he and Chapman had about a Day s Supply left when they were rescued. Chapman said the worst part of their three Day ordeal was being swung Back and Forth while being hauled up. Quot that was very rough Quot he told newsmen. Quot we were going from 15 degrees backwards behind vertical. To facing 20 degrees for the two men disclosed that on wednesday when their ship first became stuck in the Ocean bed mud they received a radio message from Queen Elizabeth ii Quot giving us her Best wishes and saying her thoughts were with Mallinson 35. And Chapman 28. Climbed out of their 20-foot mini sub Pisces Iii with no assistance. Quot both men look As if they Are fit enough to play football and they Send their love to their wives Quot a message from the Mother ship Vickers voyager said. Chapman s wife of a year. June said Quot if anything it has Given me even More Confidence about my husband going Down under the Mallinson s wife Pamela a Mother of three said Quot i have had Only three hours sleep in the last three she said she expected her husband would return to submarine work. Quot he lives for his work and if he s Happy i m Happy too Quot she said. A frantic search followed disrupted by Stormy seas poor visibility on the Ocean floor and the 70 degree Angle of the crippled sub. On Friday the sub s sister ships the Pisces ii and the Pisces v. Took 11 hours to find the disabled Craft and they took still More time to tie a 1 on saturday the Rescue subs succeeded in attaching a heavy line with an umbrella shaped grappling Hook to the Pisces ill s Hatch and an unmanned . Underwater Craft managed to attach a third line to the stricken sub. The lines ran to the John Cabot a surface ship that winched the l ii ton Pisces Iii to within 50 feet of the surface. Then More lines were attached from the Vickers voyager and the crippled sub was hauled aboard. The John Cabot pulled in the Small submarine Only after a series of false starts and stops caused by inky blackness under water and the rough surface. It took nearly a Day for sonar equipment to Home in on the stricken sub and pinpoint its location despite the fact that a radio Telephone kept Contact with the trapped announces subscription Price increase beginning sept. 2, the subscription Cost of the daily Herald will be increased to 75 per week Roland weeks jr., president and general manager of Gulf publishing company announced today. There will be no change in the newsstand Cost of the weekday newspapers but the Price of the sunday edition will become 25. This will be the first circulation increase for the paper since 1969. The increase reflects increased costs of newsprint and of producing the newspaper. Weeks said. A portion of the increase will be passed on to the Carrier government announces takeover Oil company holdings Tripoli. Libya api a the libyan government announced saturday a 51 per cent takeover of the holdings of All major Oil companies still operating independently Here. The decree signed by Premier Abdel Salam Jalloul and Oil minister Ezzedin Mabrouk marked the fourth anniversary of the revolution treat toppled King Idris and installed a revolutionary military regime headed by col. Moa mar khad Afy. It was not known How the companies would be compensated. In previous takeovers the khad Afy regime has offered to pay the Quot Book value Quot of the assets seized an amount that often is kept Well below the actual value for tax purposes. Saturday s takeover appeared to affect California and Texaco which together form the am Oseas Oil group Mobil and gel Senberg which operate in a 65-35 partnership Shell and the Esso group which includes Atlantic Richfield and Grace. It did not appear to affect some smaller companies such As Amoco and Aquitaine of France. The libyan operations of British Petroleum were nationalized in december 1971 in retaliation for alleged British support of Iran in its occupation of three persian Gulf islands claimed by the Union of Arab emirates. A amp operations of Bunker Hunt a .-owned firm were nationalized last june in what Libya called a move against . Support for Israel. Khad Afy has said there is a need Quot to Deal America a Strong slap on its Cool arrogant face Quot through takeovers of . Interests. Several other Oil companies including Continental Marathon Amerada Hess and Occidental have since bowed to pressure from Libya and have sold out 51 per cent of their interests at bargain prices. The libyan decree said All Oil company personnel would continue in their jobs under their existing contracts. Warren gloss head of the am Oseas group and informal spokesman for the american Oil companies Here confirmed the announcement but said it had been a Surprise to him and details were not yet Clear. The libyan firm which does not have the facilities to Market its share of the Oil is Selling it Back to other concerns for $4.90 a barrel for 40-degree Low Sulphur Oil a Type usually used for pricing standards. Saudi Arabia Sells Back Oil under similar arrangements for about $2.50 a barrel. Western Oil men feared Libya s move would Lead to demands by the saudis and other Oil producing countries for immediate 51 per cent participation arrangements. Goo morning Miami Fla. I api a forecasters said saturday that tropical storm Christine was moving West Northwest across the Atlantic on a track that should take it North of the Leeward islands late sunday or Early monday. Christine was reported losing strength with highest sustained winds dropping from 60 to 50 Miles per hour. Meanwhile the tropical depression that formed Early in the Day in the Northwestern Caribbean was entered in the Yucatan Peninsula and Cuba and was gathering strength forecasters said late saturday. Inside daily living a sports a stocks. C-6 Lively Classifiedd-10 a Quot a new York a most americans still believe that president Nixon is not telling the Complete truth about watergate according to a poll commissioned by time Magazine. The Telephone poll conducted by the Daniel Yankelovich firm showed that Only 39 per cent of those who heard or read about Nixon s television speech thought he was telling the full truth time said saturday. Seven Bay st. Louis residents were injured two critically in a car pickup truck collision about 8 . Saturday at the intersection of . Highway 90 and Washington Road in Bay st. Louis. Bay st. Louis police officers identified the injured As mrs. Carrie Wilkerson mrs. Ophelia Singleton Gregory Singleton Darryl Singleton. Jeff Singleton and Bennie Singleton and Gene Mitchell. Officers said several of the injured were transferred from Hancock general Hospital Gulfport memorial Hospital and Howard memorial Hospital by Lang and Riemann ambulances. Space Center Houston apr skylab 2 astronauts aimed a Battery of powerful cameras at the Earth saturday in a photo pass that carried them from White bound Mountain peaks to the broiling dunes of the world s largest desert. As their spacecraft sped past at four Miles a second Alan l. Bean Jack r. Lousma and or. Owen k. Gar Riott took photographs that will be used for mapping weather studies Mineral exploration and agriculture research in South America and Northern Africa. Rochelle. 111. Apr a 16-year-old boy who fell asleep on a Railroad track was critically injured Early saturday when struck by a Chicago amp. North Western train. A spokesman at st. Anthony s Hospital in Rockford said Michael Alaniz 16, suffered severe head injuries. His brother Anthony 15, told Ogle county authorities that they had planned to run away from Home. They were going to hop a freight train but fell asleep with their Heads resting on the track. After they were evacuated from the burning Haynia or discharged from hospitals. Of those killed Many died in their Beds overcome by smoke. Others fell to their deaths from window ledges and roofs and still others were buried under tons of debris As staircases and ceilings collapsed. Some died in hospitals. Men women and children were screaming from windows balconies roofs and ledges when the first fire engines reached the scene. Nearly All survivors were rescued by ladder. One woman was plucked from a Chimney she had climbed. Quot it was horrifying. Everywhere women and children screamed for help Quot said Alan t. Brown of fort Lauderdale Fla., one of a dozen americans who arrived Here Friday on the final leg of a scandinavian cruise booked into the Haynia. An investigation was being conducted to determine the cause of the Blaze which spread quickly from the Central staircase and elevator Shaft. Cambodian insurgent Force overruns government position phenom penh Cambodia apr cambodian insurgents attacking in Force overran two government positions saturday and drove to within half a mile of Kompton Cham Cambodia s third largest City. Brig. Gen. John r. D. Cleland the top american military Man in Cambodia flew to the provincial capital 47 Miles Northeast of phenom penh with maj. Gen. Sos Tene Fernandez commander in chief of the cambodian army. As they were Landing in their helicopter a barrage of 105mm howitzer shells fired by the communist led insurgents from captured american guns fell in the City about 500 Yards from them. Cleland and Fernandez were uninjured but seven civilians were reported wounded. Cleland is listed by the . Embassy As the chief of the . Military equipment delivery team. Congress has prohibited official . Military advisers in Cambodia. Field reports said the insurgent Force near Kampong Cham estimated to number As Many As 5,000 troops has captured up to half a dozen . 105mm howitzers in its push eastward across Highway 7 toward Kampong Cham in the last three weeks. Kampong Cham and its Airport were reported to be in government control saturday. But the Airport was closed because of rebel guns. Cleland and Fernandez landed with their helicopter inside the City. Field reports said a government position a half mile Southwest of Kampong Cham was overrun after night Long insurgent assaults. The government troops retreated carrying 59 wounded with them and leaving others behind Field reports said. Ten government troops were reported killed. A second government position was reported overrun one mile from Kampong Cham on the East Bank of the Mekong River. Kampong Cham lies on East West Highway 7 on the Western Bank of the Mekong. Field reports said the government forces ran out of ammunition and swam to the Western Side of the River. The chief cambodian military spokesman col. Am a org charged that four North vietnamese and Viet Cong divisions remain in Cambodia. He said the North vietnamese and their families have settled in Southern Kam pot province. . Diplomatic sources say up to 30,000 North vietnamese troops remain Here. But they add that Only about 5,500 Are fighting with the cambodian insurgents. The others Are doing logistics chores for Viet Cong and North vietnamese forces in South Vietnam they say. In Thailand the final Squadron of Marine f4 phantom bombers left for a new Post marking the withdrawal of the last Marine combat Force in Indochina after 11 years of commitment. But about 1,700 noncombat support personnel remain at the base in Nam Phong 250 Miles Northeast of the birth of a newspaper is a rare and exciting event. 6ulf publishing co., inc., will present a new morning publication the South Mississippi Sun beginning monday oct. I. For details turn to the perspective Section on Poge al. A today labor Day traffic wrecks claim three lives in state by the associated press accidents in Mississippi have claimed five lives thus far into the Long labor Day weekend. Traffic wrecks accounted for three deaths a Tupelo Man was electrocuted and a Yazoo City resident died of gunshot wounds. Authorities said Elvie e. Edwards or. 18. Was found dead at his Tupelo Home Early saturday. Edwards had been working with Power tools Friday night officers said and apparently died of electrocution. Frederick h. Terrell 68, of Yazoo City died saturday of an Acci dental gunshot wound at his Home. Additional details were not available on the Accident. Plez Andrew Reece 74, of Rural Neshoba county was killed in a car truck collision Early saturday on Mississippi 15 two Miles South of Philadelphia. Albert Green. 64. Of Beulah was killed in a one car wreck on a Bolivar county Road Early saturday. The Accident occurred three Miles South of Beulal Gaston l. Breaux jr., 43, Metairie la., was killed at mid morning saturday. The Accident was a one car wreck on Mississippi 15 just South of Noxapater. Soviet Union police succeed in silencing dissent Moscow a the biggest police operation since the time of Stalin has nearly succeeded in silencing the voice of dissent in the soviet Union. Hundreds of critics have been disposed of through intimidation arrest confinement to insane asylums or exile. And on saturday Pyotr Yakir and Viktor Krasin men prominent in the civil rights movement were convicted on charges of anti soviet propaganda and sentenced to three years in prison to be followed by three More years in exile. At their trial they Quot confessed Quot and Quot repented Quot in a fashion recalling the Stalin show trials. Left almost alone to Challenge the police and party bureaucracy Are Russia s greatest he a nor soviet Hydrogen bomb Nobel prize laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn and physicist Andrei Sakharov. Only their tremendous International prestige has kept them from arrest this Long. But after Sakharov s daring press conference and Solzhenitsyn s bold interview last month it was thought possible the enraged police would gain permission to move against them. Experts in the Western Community Here As Well As some russian intellectuals link the current wave of repression to the Kremlin s Quot peace offensive Quot in the West. This View holds that party chief Leonid i. Brezhnev was allowed to press detente with the capitalist 1 a i

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