Biloxi Daily Herald in Biloxi, Mississippi
24 Sep 1972

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24 Sep 1972

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Biloxi Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 24, 1972, Biloxi, Mississippi Unday edition review of big new from eight a Tate. Page a-10. Served by associated press u. S 3 flair r a a a a daily Heisa Mimi frn my a ass Sill serving Biloxi Gulfport and the Mississippi coast Sinee 1884 to Home 88 number 855 Mississippi coast sunday morning september 24, 1972 _9 sections. 114 i v a4�., single soapy to a civilian too 01 to leave bed is carried from song Vei South of Danang As fighting escalated recently in Quang Ngai province. Many South Viet namese left towns in the infiltrated the Vicinity. Area As enemy units a wire photo state committee housing at prison Parchman miss. Apr the state Senate corrections committee finished a two Day review of the a Tate Penitentiary saturday and had this to say of the prison housing facilities Are unfit for human habitation. "2.the water system is unsafe and is a health Hazard. "3.the sewage system is practically nonexistent and is a serious threat to the health of the people at Parchman inmates and employees alike. "4.the trusty guard system is outmoded unwise and must be the committee s statement follows an opinion issued earlier this month by . District judge William Keady who sharply criticized the prison with housing sanitation and the trusty system singled out. Sen. Corbet Lee Patridge of Schlater chairman of the Senate corrections committee said his panel discussed Keady s opinion during its review of the prison. Keady issued a 32-Page opinion but he did not Issue an injunction against current treatment of inmates at the sprawling Mississippi Delta prison. He said he would await an oct. 16 hearing involving lawyers representing the prism and inmates. The hearing stems from a civil fights suit filed by Roy Haber on behalf of inmates of the prison. Haber s suit charged inmates Mcgovern seeks direct confrontation with Nixon by Don Mcleod a political writer George Mcgovern said saturday his democratic presidential Campaign is on an upturn which will Force president Nixon into More open campaigning but Nixon returning from his second major Campaign swing said things were just Fine with him. At the same time vice president Spiro t. Agnew was carrying on his Long distance debate with Mcgovern Over the Vietnam War and said this War is no More unpopular than others in the nation s past. Sargent Shriver Mcgovern s vice presidential running mate was slated to speak at a Jefferson Jackson Day dinner in Las vegas saturday night. Mcgovern told the Ohio democratic convention that Nixon Quot refuses 90 per cent of the time to face the american he said there is a Strong american tradition that a presidential candidate must take his record to the country especially if it is one Quot that desperately needs Mcgovern said Quot substitute campaigners and second string voices Quot cannot permit Nixon to avoid taking his record personally to the country. Nixon met Friday night with big Campaign contributors and Quot democrats for Nixon Quot at Connelly s ranch in quest of Texas s 26 electoral votes. As he left san Antonio saturday the president moved through the fringes of an Airport crowd of several thousand shaking hands and acknowledging cheers. The White House staff issued a statement in san Antonio in which Nixon cited newly announced statistics which he said show Quot we definitely Are on the right track with our economic policies. Quot we have made solid Progress in the Battle against inflation Quot the Quot but that Battle is not yet won. We Are determined to Cut the rate of inflation even More than we have. Quot Agnew campaigning in heavily Republican country at London ky., defended the . Bombing of North Vietnam and rejected Mcgovern a Contention that the War is immoral and unpopular. Quot there is nothing immoral about helping a nation that has been callously and ruthlessly invaded Quot Agnew told an Airport rally. Quot and the Vietnam War is no More unpopular than other wars fought by the United inside obituaries.a-2 editorials .a-4 dimensions.a-7 Lively arts.b-12 stocks.t.c-8 classified.d-8 reports unfit were being unconstitutionally abused by their treatment and surroundings. The corrections committee said a experts had testified that Quot it is beyond the financial Means of the state. Of Mississippi Quot to Correct water sewage and Security problems at the prison Here until the facility s scattered Quot Camps Quot for inmates Are centralized. Parchman s approximately 2,000 inmates Are scattered among 18 Camps on the 21,000 acre prison. Most of the inmates do manual work on the giant Plantation. The corrections committee said Quot if the four listed discrepancies Are corrected then we Are convinced that 90 per cent of the problems at Parchman will be solved. Quot we therefore conclude Quot committee members said Quot that most of the problems at Parchman can be solved if Money is appropriated to provide the immediate construction of centralized housing facilities Quot those facilities the committee said would include Quot adequate sewage and water facilities and would. Reduce the numbers requirements of civilian guards by approximately the committee estimated the total Cost of new inmate housing at Quot approximately $10 million Quot but it said that Quot approximately one half of the total could be obtained from the Federal Law enforcement assistance association Leaa. The legislature has passed Bills to phase out the use of trusty guards by july 1974, and to centralized housing of inmates the committee noted. The committee recommended Quot that the first order of business of the legislature at its next regular session in january be the appropriation of sufficient funds to build these facilities and that construction be started in the interim the committee said it recommended that gov. Bill Waller and the state Penitentiary Board begin planning the new facilities. Quot the situation at Parchman is one of the most serious problems facing the state at this time Quot the committee said. Quot a crash program is called for and immediate action is . Re to terrorism problem United nations . Apr Secretary general Kurt Waldheim won his Battle saturday night to have the United nations tackle the problem of terrorism and seek preventive measures. The general Assembly put the Issue on its Agenda after adopting jamaican and saudi arabian amendments to focus the debate on International terrorism and also to cover the underlying causes of such acts. The vote on including the item on the Agenda was 66 for 27 against and 33 abstaining. The outcome saved the prestige of the Secretary general who had been threatened with a humiliating defeat. Earlier in the Day the Assembly postponed debate on Korea until next year shelving a Resolution backed by China and the soviet Union to get . Troops out of South Korea. The vote of 70-35 with 21 abstentions ratified a steering committee recommendation. By general consent the Assembly also put on its Agenda an item proposed by Yugoslavia As a step toward urging the Security Council to reconsider the the . Membership bid of Bangladesh. Chinese ambassador Huang Hua who vetoed the Bangladesh application aug. 2&, reiterated that China Quot cannot agree to the admission of the terrorism Issue reached the full Assembly on a recommendation made by its steering commit tee Friday when . Ambassador George push strongly supported Waldhelm and said the Issue was Quot a possible turning Point in the history of the United Waldheim s initiative had aroused Strong opposition from african and Arab countries fearful that it would curb liberation movements in Africa or resistance to israeli occupation of Arab lands. The Secretary general titled the item Quot measures to prevent terror and other forms of violence which endanger or take innocent human lives or jeopardize fundamental Jamaica s amendment specified that the measures should be to prevent Quot International Quot terrorism and eliminated the reference to Good morning Tel Aviv apr israeli military authorities have banned the militant jewish defame league from the a occupied Gasa strip and jordanian West Bank a All itary spokesman said saturday. Brussels a foreign minister Mohammed Al Zayyat of Egypt returned to Cairo on saturday after a three Day visit during which he negotiated a Trade agreement with the european common Market. The agreement is expected to be signed before the end of the year. Vatican City apr Pope Paul i told More than 700 delegates to the inter parliamentary Union Here saturday that legislators must look out for the Quot less favored and silent categories Quot and avoid pressure groups. The delegates to the nine Day conference represent 72 countries. Dublin apr Irish police denied saturday they Are searching for three leaders of Black september the palestinian terrorist group reported being harboured by the outlawed Irish Republican army. British press reports said the three slipped in from London last week and contacted Ira guerrillas. Ira sources Here denied any knowledge of the palestinians. Belfast apr snipers shot a British Soldier in the head Here saturday touching off an Exchange of fire in which the army said a terrorist gunman also was hit. The Soldier was taken to a Hospital in Quot very serious Tokyo apr North Vietnam said sunday an american roman Catholic priest visiting Hanoi has Quot expressed the admiration and Solidarity Quot of american christians Quot for the courageous fight of the vietnamese Khartoum Sudan apr Sudan s patience in its dealings with Libya has come to an end the armed forces weekly newspaper said saturday. Commenting on Sudan s refusal to allow five libyan aircraft containing troops to Fly to Uganda the newspaper said Libya has repeatedly made Quot suspicious allegations Quot against Sudan in the recent past. Oklahoma City okla. Apr first lady Pat Nixon opened a $7.1-million Federal aviation administration Center building Here saturday and said she hoped the Faa s training of aviation personnel Quot will make the travellers As Safe in the air As we Are in the living Philippines Manila apr president Ferdinand e. Marcos declared saturday night he imposed martial Law in the Philippines to save the Republic from a communist rebellion and to Reform society. The president s remarks in a nationwide radio and to broadcast came at the end of a period of about 12 hours in which the nation of 7,100 islands in the Western Pacific had been Cut off from the world by a government ordered communications blackout. President Marcos says martial Law needed to save Republic from communist rebellion your gift helps thousands Here at Home Marcos said an escalating threat of armed insurrection had prompted him to take Quot this tonal Power to protect the he ordered martial Law Friday night after gunmen fired into the car of the Secretary of defense in what the government called an As Sassel nation attempt. The official was unhurt. Scores of political arrests were reported to have followed. Marcos emphasized in his broadcast that martial Law is not a military takeover of the civilian government but a measure to Quot end the present National a Midnight to 4 . Curfew went into effect immediately Marcos said. Elements of the metropolitan police command or metro com set up checkpoints in the greater Manila area to enforce the curfew. Results of the martial Law decree were peaceful. The four million or so residents of the greater Manila area went about their Normal weekend activities. There was the usual Light saturday traffic throughout the City and people went to the movies and the supermarkets. The population missed the usual daily radio newscasts and newspapers however As metro com troops closed the City s eight major English language daily newspapers and about a dozen radio and television stations. Other measures contained in the edict which Marcos signed late Friday a censorship of All Domestic and International Media operating in the Philippines. A temporary ban on filipinos from going abroad. A closure of schools on All Levels for a week. A death penalty for illegal Possession of firearms. Total ban on Public demonstrations. Rallies and labor strikes. A civilian courts will continue functioning except in cases involving violations of Public order the fundamental Law National Security abuse and improper use of the military uniform. The presidential edict will not affect those who Quot do not want to overthrow the government by subversion or violence. They have nothing to worry about Quot Marcos stressed. Quot other forms of it was approved by a vote of n in favor 37 against and 38 abstaining. Saudi Arabia s amendment added to Waldheim s title Quot and study the underlying causes of those forms of terrorism and acts of violence which lie in misery frustration. Grievance and despair and which cause some people to sacrifice human lives. Including their own in an attempt to effect Radical it was adopted by a vote of 42 in favor 35 against and 44 abstaining. The saudi amendment was lifted bodily from a Public statement Waldheim had made to allay doubts about his move. The effect of the amendments was to refine and qualify these re tary general s original title. In the committee s discussion of the question soviet ambassador Jacob a. Malik among others complained that Waldheim s. Formulation was too vague and would give rein to those trying to sup press liberation movements. Others said it could even cover conventional warfare. The committee finally recommended Waldheim s item for the Agenda Friday by a vote of 15 to 7 with abstentions by the soviet Union and Czechoslovakia. But As the Assembly met in the weekend to act on the steering committee s recommendations for its Agenda supporters of a sly Dhem s proposal were not All sure he would win in ten final show he fatted Tram most of the 41 african members had it Arab asians plus some scattered third world leftist countries. Some who favor Waldheim s or let the forecast that a would squeak through by b to 1� votes. Waldheim s proposal the the Assembly take up the problem of terrorism came three Day alter palestinian commandos killed 11 israeli olympic athlete to Munich. He later skid he hid in mind the general question and no Partite ular incident. The Assembly s vote to defer debate on Korea originated As a proposal from Britain strongly supported by the United states. Democrats name new electors Jackson. Miss. Apr state regular party democrats named three new presidential electors Here saturday in a reconvened state convention. Frank Riley of Tupelo Bobby Garraway of Lumberton and obie Clark of Meridian were named to the seven Man slate to replace three Resig nees. Former it. Gov. Bidwell Adam state Al Cio president Claude Ramsay and j. M. Ash of Holly Springs resigned their posts earlier this year. Gov. Bill Waller who still would not say who he would support in this fall s presidential race addressed the approximately 100 delegates in attendance. He called the upcoming fall elections an Quot epic year in Congress for Mississippi. Because we Are losing three Veteran he called on state regulars to work to return five party members to Congress. Waller called the regular party faction the Quot most successful political party in the United states Quot noting its majorities in state ports and its continued congressional victories. Asked afterwards about the presidential race. Waller said he was in support of Quot mississippians if they Are speculation of action on the party s Legal debt from its unsuccessful court attempt to gain National tors not committed to 8en. George Mcgovern proved unfounded. Reports had circulated prior to the convention that the two items would be discussed by the convention body but no action was taken. 59 a to year eld Gulf Bills resident injured in an automobile mishap in Gulf Hills late Friday died Early saturday at Howard memorial Hospital. His death brings to 89 the number of coast traffic Fatali tie Sinee january 1. Story on Page a-14

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