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Brazil Daily Times (Newspaper) - September 26, 1970, Brazil, Indiana The Brazil daily times Quot when the press is free and every Man Able to read All is Safe Quot a Thomas Jefferson volume 82 number 298 Brazil Indiana saturday september 26, 1970 ten cents fires sweep Southern California by Stewart Slavin los Angeles up rampaging Brush fires whipped by Gale Force winds shot across thousands of acres of parched Southern California today turning scores of expensive Homes into piles of soldering rubble. Thousands were evacuated from their Homes. At least too Hemes in the 160.000 to $100,000 class were destroyed when giant flames from a 35.ooo-acre fire that the Chatsworth Blaze which started 30 Miles Northwest of downtown los Angeles and the Malibu Blaze West of los Angeles linked together in several places. A county fire spokesman said in the Malibu Blaze had burned along the edges of an area called the a Cony where Many entertainment celebrities live. He said at least two Homes valued at $125,000 had been destroyed and several others were damaged. Wide area Roy Klein who lives in a housing tract in Chatsworth said a i was gone 30 minutes to pick up my kids at school and when i returned my House was a condominium apartment House on a Bluff overlooking the Pacific was surrounded at one Point on three sides by the Malibu fire but was saved by water drops from Ane of the four helicopters employed by the fire department. However the powerful winds up to 80 Miles an hours hampered the use of helicopters. The Malibu Blaze also destroyed the Catholic churches Sierra Retreat a monastery Andl Beverly damaged the Hughes aircraft co. Research facility. At Tecate near the Border 172 persons were evacuated from a health spa and an orphanage when a 2.ooo-acre fire licked near the major Blaze at chats Worth gutted the Spahn ranch Home of the followers of Charles Manson while he is on trial for the Sharon Tate killings. The latest fires were the worst in Southern California since the fall of 1961 when a Blaze in the Bel air and Brentwood sections of los Angeles damaged or destroyed 496 Homes. Theresa Longardner reigned As Queen of Homecoming activities last night at Brazil High schools football game with the Linton miners. Miss Longardner reign was highlighted by the red devils 38-0 Victory Over the hatless Greene count ians. Details of the game May he found on Page s. Times staff photo Myers attacks demo inaction on administration crime Bills congressman John Myers today declared a the Democrat controlled Congress has on obligation to the american people to approve legislation authorizing a wide ranging attack on criminal activity at All in remarks prepared for delivery at the american legion Post in Trevlac congressman Myers said Congress has con idled Only two of seventeen major Bills to crack Down on the criminal element in the nation a not the least of these measures awaiting action by the Democrat controlled Congress is the organized crime control act which would provide the much needed tools for the Federal government to wage an effective War against ruthless underworld organizations. A in Money alone organized crime is a $30-billion a year business in the u. S., including gambling Loans harking narcotics trafficking labor racketeering Selling of stolen goods and prostitution. Unless we Root out and destroy organized crime. Which i believe to be at the heart of most know who arc the foot daggers on these badly needed measures a Myers said. Congressman myer a saturday schedule also includes visits to Brazil. Jasonville and Pimento. Started Friday afternoon ate their Way into the Porter ranch development in Chatsworth and spread in All directions. In the coastal City of Malibu at least 45 Homes some in the $125,000 Range were burned to the ground when a ring of fire shot Down two canyons and surrounding Hills. Officials estimated that it covered 25.000 acres. The two blazes spread into each other separated Only by the Ventura freeway which was closed to traffic. Contain ment of the fires was not in sight fire officials said Early today. At least 20 fire fighters were injured battling the Blaze hundreds of others suffered smoke inhalation and Eye irritations. A third fire in mint Canyon near i Anc Aster 35 Miles North of downtown los Angeles charred More than 12,000 acres but there were no reports of structural damage. Another fire in Lopez Canyon in the Foothills area around metropolitan los Angeles destroyed two Homes and severely damaged 12 Mobile Homes while charring 600 acres. Two evacuation centers were set up by the red Cross and sheriff s deputies. Estimated that at least 1.000 Parsons were housed in them fur the night. Gov. Ronald Reagan declared los Angeles county a disaster area. He issued the proclamation from his ranch in the Malibu mountains which was threatened by flames. After die proclamation he stripped the sunday he will be the guest of. Ranch of its furnishings and left Hussein forms new civilian government Honor at a reception from 2-5 p. In. At the Blue Bonnet restaurant in Brazil sponsored by the Clay county Republican Central committee. Roach criticizes economic policy of Nixon administration Myers nation we will never succeed in controlling the violence that prevents our people from feeling Safe on the streets or in their Homes. A a president Nixon and the republicans in Congress proposed Strong legislation to Deal with organized crime More than a year ago. One gets the impression that the opposition believes there will be some political gain in delaying these programs until after election Day 1970. A i believe the voters will prove to them they Are wrong if they think they will win votes by refusing to give the president the authority to wage an All out War against organized crime. A there is Only one course for a responsible Congress and that is to act now on the package of anti crime Bills Birne of which have been before us since january of 1969. The voters will the democratic candidate for Congress from the 7th District. William d. Roach today criticized his opponent for supporting economic policies who i according to Roach have led to an increase in unemployment while plunging the nation further into inflation. During a political rally in Putnam county Roach stated. A with the full support of John Myers the administration propagandists have bombarded the american Public with repeated predictions that improvements inthe nation s Economy Are just crime in our Aroun j a the truth is inflation has not been stopped unemployment continues to climb at intolerable rates. The nation s previously healthy Economy has been thrown into serious trouble with unprecedented budget deficits loss of Federal Revenue business profits Sharp Stock losses and those workers who still have jobs a Roach stated. Reach added a not Only Are the administration s misguided theories causing great personal hardships to millions of americans but the loss of Revenue Means we have less to take care of priorities such As education housing health environment Protection and other a the tools to control inflation and unemployment Are available to the administration if they have the courage to use them. Further delay Means increased hardships for millions of americans who voted in Good Faith for an administration who would help not hinder their lives a Roach continued. Roach said. A a instead of supporting the administrations misguided economic theories my opponent should find the courage to oppose those theories and vote for some economic policies designed to help the people of the area with hundreds of other residents. Temperatures in the 90s and dry Gusty winds called a a Santa anal winds from the desert provided tinder Box conditions for a fire and hampered hard pressed firemen whose ranks were stretched thin by several other widely separated blazes. Sudden destruction Mark Jones a up reporter who surveyed the fires from a police helicopter described it As a a a Couldron of a it looked like 10.000 Camp fires. The Hills were peppered with Small blazes and showers of Sparks would erupt As the wind shot through a he said. By United press International King Hussein today formed a new civilian government for his War torn nation in a move to ease the crisis Between the jordanian army and palestinian guerrillas. An announcement by radio Amman said the civilian Cabinet replaced the military administration Hussein installed sept. 15. The Day before the War began. That government headed by Brig. Mohamed a Wood resigned Friday. The installation of the military government was regarded As one of the main triggers of the War. The guerrillas strongly opposed Dawoud. Although fighting was reported subsiding today in Jordan the War deeply split both Hussein s kingdom and the Arab world. As Many As 20.000 persons were reported killed or wounded and thousands were Saki to be dying of hunger thirst and unattended wounds the United states was in the forefront of Relief efforts. Fears mounted for the safety of 38 american Hijack hostages still in guerrilla hands. President carnal Abdel a Are accused Hussein s army of massacring palestinian guerrillas and breaking the cease fire which began Friday. Hussein denied this and said his nation is pledged to peace despite a a continued provocations a in Damascus the Al Fatah newspaper which Speaks for the la major guerrilla organizations said fighting Between the guerrillas and the jordanian army was continuing in Amman and other areas despite the cease fire that began Friday. Huessen in a Cable to Nasser following the egyptian presidents charges the army carried out a a a horrifying massacre of palestinian Ger reduced purchasing Power for the seventh by May no attend Pally Paris up sources said vietnamese vice president Nguyen Cao by has decided not to attend a controversial rally in Washington next month. The report came As Henry a. Kissinger president Nixon s foreign policy adviser arrived in Paris for conferences with by and ambassador David k. A diplomatic i e. Bruce chief u s. Delegate to today South the Vietnam talks. By is scheduled to appear on a face the nation a a lbs television interview program. Diplomatic sources said his decision on the Ray would be made Public then. By has been invited to attend the rally for Victory in Washington oct. Pruitt Given two terns in state pen judge Robert Neal yesterday handed a 41-year old Richmond Man two separate sentences each carrying As much As five years in prison on charges of second degree burglary and escape Donald Pruitt who was charged in connection with the burglary of three Bowling Green businesses last Mirch pleaded guilty to the charges last week. After his arrest last year Pruitt escaped from sheriff s deputies while awaiting his arraignment in the courtroom he was later apprehended in Ohio and returned Here. The judge sequenced Pruitt to 2-5 years in the Indiana state prison at Michigan City for the burglary and tacked on a 1-5 year sentence for escape. Pruitt is also scheduled for trial in Federal court for bans porting a stolen vehicle across state lines. Rillas said a we have not and we would not think of liquidation of the palestinian As for the cease fire he said jordanian forces were observing it a in face of continued and supported provocations. Quot yesterday and before we were ourselves target of a heavy shelling part of which the Arab mediation delegation witnessed a hues sin said. He apparently referred to an Arab guerrilla attack on the King s summer Palace of Al Hammar. New government planned Hussein also said he would name a new government to replace that of Brig. Mohammed Daoud. Who resigned As Premier thursday night. It was Daoud s appointment to head the military government la Days ago that touched off the War. Hussein also said jordanian army forces in the North Jordan areas of Irbid and Ramatha had been waiting for the past three Days for implementation of the ceasefire agreement. He said both the towns were occupied by guerrillas. All fighting in Amman had stopped except some shooting by a criminal elements a the King told Nasser. Quot Hie guerrillas claimed in radio broadcasts that shortly after the cease fire agreed to by King Hussein and Al Fatah Leader Yasser Arafat went into effect Friday morning jordanian soldiers invaded an Amman Hospital and shot wounded guerrillas with a Jenkins named new president of Cap Board James Jenkins. Brazil is the new president of the Clay Owen Putnam Community action program. Jenkins replaces Art Zaring Chin guns and attacks them with aces. Arab Heads of state met in Cairo into the Early morning hours to hear reports on the War from Arafat and sudanese Premier Jaafar Al Numeir. Who acted As Arab league mediator to gain the cease fire. Libya which backed the guerrillas in their fight announced it was retaliating by severing diplomatic relations with Jordan according to the sem official Middle East news Agency Mena. It recalled its ambassador to Amman and ordered the jordanian ambassador to leave Tripoli. The Cairo newspaper Al ashram said Libya also offered Brig. Mohammed Daoud who resigned As head of Jordan s military government political Asylum. Crime Alert Brazil City Pellet 446-2211 Clay Cindy sheriff 446-2464 state police i Una mule ols 4114 there still was no sign of 38 americans held hostage from the hijacking of three airliners. The 16 other hostages All British Swiss and West German were found by the jordanian army Friday Ami were expected to be evacuated today. A report from guerrilla sources said the americans might be in North Jordan or even Syria. In Israel chief of staff it. Gen. Haim Baricev said the nation will take a military Steps if the situation in Jordan deteriorates. A should Israel face a Choice Between evacuating settlements and civilians from the Border and taking military Steps of a serious dimension i assume that the second Choice would be the one taken a he said in an interview recorded for broadcast today. In Cairo after hearing the reports from Arafat and Al Numeir one Arab league Delegate said a we have gone Back to Square one. A Nasser sent a Cable Early today to Hussein couched in some of the strongest language the egyptian president has Ever used against another Arab nation. However he confined himself to condemning tile jordanian government and not the King himself. Carbon fish Fry set tonight the members of the Van Buren twp. Volunteer fire department j of Greencastle who resigned and the ladies auxiliary Are from the position effective planning their 2nd annual fish thursday evening. Fry saturday september 26. At Jenkins will preside Over meet the Carbon fire House. Serving Ings of tile cop Cap Board of will Start at 5 00 p. In. And will directors until the program con continue All evening. In Case of ducts its annual elections in no vember. Zaring resigned from the Board because he Felt cop Cap staff members in Greencastle were a a unresponsive to the desires of the directors. Inside. Rain tables will be available inside entertainment will in provided thru out the evening by Jeff Mitchell at the Organ and by Sam Ellis and his country Western band from Dana Indiana games will be played in Hall across Street from fire House or. Tom Higgins of Hymera. Indiana will prepare the fish the funds from the fish Fry will help pay for a new piece of fire fighting equipment recently purchased by the department a John beam Roy Jette to unit mounted on a 1971 ump. Ton 4-wheel drive pick up truck the Royalette to puts out a fog at 500 lbs pressure using a Maxi-1 mum of to gals of water per Chance of showers or Thunder minute this will keep water showers today and ending to damage at a minimum it will be used to fight grass and Small Kitoi Ial. Page 4 sports. Page 5 want ads. Page 6 National news. Page 8 outside. Considerable cloudiness with House fires night. Turning cooler today much cooler tonight. Partly Cloudy and much cooler sunday. This piece of equipment added High 7, co Gal the two pumpers and a 1200 night 49 to 53. High sunday 62. Water truck makes 4 pieces to 66. Probability of precipitation 50 per cent today 40 tonight to sunday. Of Modren equipment owned by the department. Earl chamber lain is the fire chief. Russ i Lami. 1971 of Andia Bennett is Crown cd by miss flame 1970, Margaret Russell in the Council Chambers of City Hall thursday evening. I lie new miss flame will reign Over the National fire prevention week and will partied Pate in the a Day Parade. Times photo by Susie Buchholz

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