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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 17, 1967, Bluefield, West Virginia
Snead weather variable cloudiness today with highs 76-82. Wednesday partly Cloudy and no much change in temperature. Wins state open Meta sweep cards As cubs win pair. Twins move up on White sox. Sports. Ctet daily Bluefield w. Va., monday morning july 17, 1967 vol. Lxxi1, no. 198 second class postage paid at Bluefield w. Va., and add a offices sunday problems brew in setting up observer teams death toll in riot torn City mounts to 23 by the associated press egyptian and israeli guns were silent sunday along the Suez canal but difficulty was reported in setting up . Truce observation teams to oversee a new cease fire that baited two Days of Savage air Battles and artillery duels. Israel announced in Tel Aviv it had been informed by the United nations that the ceasefire observers would be unable to Start functioning pending a a number of questions regarding the egyptian an Israel military spokesman said the announcement came from it. Gen. Odd Bull who is heading the observer Force. There was no elaboration on the statement and it was not announced what a a clarification of Egypt a position was needed. Observers accepted Egypt and Israel said saturday night they would accept the observers. Advance teams of observers were in place on the canals Eastern Bank. U. N. Truce observer Headquarters was set up in a hotel at Ismail a on the egyptian Side of the 104-mile waterway and were to begin their duties at noon. Egyptians and israelis have fought for three weekends in a Row along the canal shattering a . Cease fire that stopped the fighting in the six Day Middle East War of june 5-10. The new cease fire was worked out by both sides saturday night through the United nations in new York. In Cairo the egyptian government said the fighting on saturday killed 24 civilians and wounded 98. It said 26 persons were killed and 36 wounded in Friday s fighting a some of them civilians. Eight killed the israelis reported eight soldiers killed and 42 wounded in the two Days of clashes. Israel has been barred from using the canal since the Arai israeli War of 1948. In Jerusalem defense minister Moshe Dayan told the Cabinet that Israel will permit egyptian ships to use the canal if Egypt docs not try to interfere with israeli use of the waterway. Israeli newspapers linked the fighting since june to with israelis struggle for rights to free shipping in the canal. In an editorial commenting on the fighting the israeli newspaper Haartz said a Israel must make it Clear to the world that israeli ships will henceforth ply the Suez a Egypt is breaking Interna-a1 Law by blocking the canal so As to Force maritime Powers to make Israel withdraw from the Eastern Hank Quot Haartz said. A one of israelis conditions for peace is free passage through the canal and by staying on the Eastern Bank we achieve the strongest possible bargaining Egypt contends Israel started the weekend fighting to gain an advantage before the . Supervisors took up their posts a spokesman claiming this Friday did not elaborate. Israel claims Israel claims it shot Down six soviet built egyptian planes five migs and one Siuchoi fighter bomber. The egyptians claimed they shot Down five israeli planes saturday in Aerial combat Over the Suez canal the newspaper j Al ashram of Cairo said one Pilot had movie film of one israeli plane he shot Down. Israel said i none of its planes was lost. Newark . Apis Street violence and looting virtually ended in riot torn Newark sunday but sporadic sniping in the negro slums and isolated fire bombings kept armed police and guardsmen patrols on the Alert for the fifth successive night. The rampage that erupted after a traffic arrest wednesday already has brought death to 23, injuries to 1,100 and property damage and other costs of More than $5 million. The latest victim was a negro youth shot while looting a shop sunday night. He was the second death of the Day. Three were killed thursday la Friday and seven saturday. Only two of the victims were White a detective and a fire Captain. Gov. Richard j. Hughes extended the curfew for pc Destri ans and vehicles until Dawn i monday but refused to remove the net of National guardsmen that encircled half this City of 400,000. A we Are keeping the guard on duty for the safety of our citizens and Only that reason a the governor said. He said he would order a gradual withdrawal of some 5,000 troops Only when the isolated sniping stops but he did not say How soon that might be. Sabbath Calm Hughes had told a National television audience earlier Sah Bath Calm had settled Over new jerseys biggest City except for a a criminal and subversive element Quot of perhaps 20 to 25 who continue to fire from seclusion in the continuing rebellion against Law and order. Quot the snipers Aren t yet isolated a said Hughes a and the guard will remain Here and they must remain Here until order is garbage and rubbish collection halted when the rioting began will resume monday City officials said. Leaders of three civil rights organizations in Newark called on the governor to withdraw All guardsmen As the first step to restoring order. They charged Al a news conference that a the real outside agitators in the City Are the soldiers and state troopers. Might Worsen spokesmen for the Congress of racial Equality the United Community Coit and the student nonviolent coordinating committee said things might Worsen if demands of the negroes Are ignored. They asked an immediate Start on new housing new schools More jobs and a High ranking police official. Hughes said that All schools will remain closed monday. He said that liquor stores and bars shut since Friday will continue closed. And he suggested that All businesses except food stores pharmacies and those supplying necessary services remain shuttered for at least another Day. Governors Promise the governor with Newark mayor Hugh j. Addonizio by his Side again promised clemency to any Ritter who informs on snipers a an ofter made before Dawn a but acknowledged he had no immediate takers. A there is no general amnesty a miss universe with two crowns a miss universe Sylvia Hitchcock a student at the University of Alabama looks toward the miss universe Crown As she holds it a Ber miss Usa Crown High above her head. The miss Usa Crown was to go to miss California Susan Bradley of Tustin calif., who was first runner up to miss Hitchcock in the miss Usa contest. However miss Bradley refused the Honor and the title went to miss Florida Cheryl Patton of Miami. A wire photo bulletin empties one fills another the machinists strike which brought Many railroads to a halt sunday left the Chicago and Northwestern railway depot top photo nearly deserted. The greyhound bus depot in downtown Chicago below offers a contrast As travellers sought alternate Means of transportation. A wire photo Richmond a it a two rail assign picket duties during the roads with Headquarters in Vir planed walkout Ginia reported that most of their further details were not in trains were operating normally mediately available. Sunday As a strike of Machin an official at Bluefield said its snarled freight and Passen the Pocahontas division had not Ger service in much of the a yet been otherwise affected by Tion. The strike. Spokesmen for Beth the nor the bal More and Ohio rail Folk amp Western Railroad in Roanoke and the Seaboard coast line in Richmond 9aid. However thai slow Ltd it was were occurring and might become crucial As More picket lines were thrown up. Lines converge the Norfolk amp Western said in Roanoke the establishment of a picket line at the Bellevue Ohio terminal a where five rail lines converge a had caused a Quot slowdown and that similar slowdowns had been encountered by then amp a at terminate at Kansas City and St. Louis. A so far there has been no sign of any trouble in the East a an a amp a spokesman said. He said then amp a did nut anticipate a work stoppage by any of its own employees a a anywhere in the however a spokesman for the association of machinists in Roanoke va., said sunday his group plans to set up picket lines at the Norfolk amp Western railway s Roanoke Yards at 6 a m. Monday. The spokesman said a meeting was held sunday night to Road operations in West Virginia came to a Quot Complete Stop Quot sunday while other major carriers kept on a standby Alert. In Grafton a a amp of spokesman in Grafton said machinists began picketing Plainfield . It a it a White policeman was shot beaten and stomped to death sunday night by one of several gangs who roamed this suburban City s negro District looting and marauding. Negroes said the officer was mobbed Atter a negro boy was shot. A it was really brutal a said David Hardy a negro reporter for the Plainfield courier news who witnessed the beating of the policeman. A the was felled by a shot and the youngsters went up. They got shopping carts and threw them on him. They beat him and stomped him. He was raising his hand and they just kept kicking police said a boy was shot but that they did not yet know Spe pharmacists gather at the Greenbrier turn to Page marines three Day sweep White Sulphur Springs. W. A. Apr about 200 pharmacists were at the Greenbrier sunday for the 60th annual convention of Hie West Virginia pharmaceutical association. Among the speakers were former gov. W. W. Barron who delivered the keynote address and president John ii. Neale of Elkins. The three Day convention will include a workshop on recruiting students into the Field and talks by drug company representatives and government officials. Saigon map a a Multi Bat reported killing St communist Talion Force of . Marines and soldiers and capturing 19 Wear South vietnamese infantrymen ens. Marine casualties were an ended monday a three Day bounced As four killed and 99 sweep just South of the Demili wounded Taried zone aimed at Clearing Crockett ends out North vietnamese units that the marines also announced have harassed Allied positions the termination of operation since the end of june. Crockett a two month Oid drive . Military Headquarters in the Khe Sanh area in the said units of the 3rd Marine i Northwest Corner of South Viet vision and vietnamese troops Nam close to the Border of Laos totalling several thousand men in that operation which started 5 j terminated operation Hickory May 13, marines reported kill 16 ii a drive in the sensitive Sec ing 206 of the enemy and the 3 Tor 44 Miles Southwest of the leathernecks lost 52 marines 12 Northern . Outpost Al con killed and 255 wounded. 6 Thien. Disclosure of operation Nickle during the operation which Ory ii was delayed for Security 5 began last Friday the marines reasons. After a five hour Battle the americans reported taking the Hill killing 28 of the enemy and capturing la weapons. . Losses were two killed and la wounded. In the air in the air Over North Vietnam . Pilots flew 102 missions saturday. Because of poor weather in the Northern areas around Hanoi and Haiphong the strikes were limited mostly to the Southern half of North Vietnam a spokesman said. The raids Cost the United states two More planes pushing the number of american Wai turn to Page 2, col. I the North vietnamese Are believed to have three divisions a perhaps 35.000 men a operating in and below the Buffer zone that divides Vietnam. One regiment of about 2,500 men is reported South of con Thien. The Only significant ground fighting reported elsewhere was in the extreme Southern 1st corps area about 200 Miles below the demilitarized zone. A company from the . 25th infantry division on a search and destroy operation near the coastal town of due Pho 325 Miles Northeast of Saigon assaulted a Hill held by communist troops in fortified bunkers. Inside 14 Graham 11 l. People 15 movies 12 Princeton 12 society 4 sports 12 words Abby a add years comics. Classified crossword editorials Goi cued Street. Troops kept an Eye on windows and rooftops for snipers and ordered anyone near a window to move Back out of sight. The area was subject to sniper fires throughout the night. A wire photo National guard occupies riot area National guardsmen in an armoured personnel Carrier foreground Man a Road bloc Kline in riot scarred Newark n. J., As other guardsmen line the sidewalk of the otherwise desert
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