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Cherokee Daily Times (Newspaper) - December 21, 1970, Cherokee, Iowa 1970 Community service award Winner Iowa press Assn. A Lucr oct Cut Ilju a to Cherokee Iowa monday december 21, 1970 the Tim now in its on Hundredth a vol. Too number 52 want troop pull out linked to freeing of pos in Viet Washington a leaders of the drive to free american pm Jav s in North Vietnam Are beginning to favor the ideas so far opposed by the administration of offering a troop withdrawal timetable in return for the prisoners release. The idea also appears to have support in the Senate where Early in the next session it could provide the basis for another stiff Battle Over administration War policies. A off we re getting out of Vietnam anyway Why not get something for it a said Charles havens former member of the Pentagon a prisoner of War committee and now counsel for the National league of families of american prisoners and missing in Southeast Asia. Signals Drift the development signals something of a Drift from the leagues heretofore close alignment with the Nixon administration which still rejects a fixed timetable for withdrawing american troops. Mrs. Bobby g. Vinson National coordinator of the league says she thinks the timetable pow bargain should be tried and that other relatives of captured and missing men probably probe arson Angle in Blaze 28 dead Tucson Ariz. Cap police detectives said today they were investigating possible criminal involvement in a hotel fire which left 28 dead and 27 injured. Several survivors of the flames which raced through the upper half of the 12-Story Pioneer International hotel Early sunday said they had smelled a volatile substance in the corridors. �?�1 Hadnot heard of that a was the Only comment by police capt. Francis Kessler heading the investigation. Penned in rooms the fire in the 41-year-old building broke out on the sixth floor and flared through hallways and staircases penning about 60 persons in their rooms with no Way out except through the windows. Ole woman plunged to her death from the seventh floor. Among the dead were 13 prominent Northern Mexico citizens including two grandchildren of former Sonora gov. Ignacio Soto the wife and five children of Francisco Luken Sonora police chief and or. Jose Jesus Antillon of Hermosillo one of his country Stop cardiologists. Harold Ste inf eld 82, builder of the hotel and owner of a department store died with his wife Peggy in their Penthouse apartment. Many of the survivors said they awoke with smoke pouring into their rooms. Two firemen were injured when a fire department ladder broke during the Rescue attempts. Capt. Ellis Franklin Hung upside Down for 25 minutes on a broken 45-foot ladder before he could be rescued. On the ground floor 650 persons attending three Christmas banquets were evacuated safely. The hotel was sold by Stein Feld in 1963. Asst. Fire chief r. B. Slagel said construction of the building was completed in 1929 and it was not subject to building code safety changes made . To attend Mallory services Eastern Star members attending services for Idah Mallory Are asked to meet at Boothby funeral Home at 1 45 . Tuesday to attend fire Garden City Kan. A Walter Weber a car was parked in front of the House when it caught fire. But As the fire department arrived the burning car started rolling away drive less. A we just followed it Down the Street and squirted water on it a said fire chief Tommy Thomas. Festively in Paris. Mansfield speech Senate majority Leader Mike Mansfield in a floor speech saturday called pm the administration to accept a timetable pow Swap. The Montana Democrat said the scope of us. Involvement has not decreased in the past year and peace appears no closer. Mansfield a speech May or May not be significant in View of indications Senate doves May try again in the next session of Congress to legislate a deadline Winter Early Low is to Winter will officially begin at 12 36 . Tuesday but times land residents had reason to believe that Winter was born prematurely As the Mercury plunged to a Low of to degrees saturday one of the colder readings in the state. On saturday the Mercury reached a High of 12 degrees but cooled rapidly to a Low of to. On sunday the Mercury began rising and stopped at 8 . To Register -3 degrees and hit a High of 17. Below Zero cold moderated sunday with a Low of one degree recorded. Temperatures climbed giving an 8 . Reading today of 3 degrees which Felt even colder with gusts of wind. Honors for Low Reading in the state on sunday went to Mason City with -7 below Zero. No Snow fell in area during the past two Days. Home lighting winners told Here dec. 23 winners of the annual Christi Mas Home lighting contest will be selected by Cherokee newcomers club and announced on dec. 23. The lighting contest is sponsored by the Cherokee Jaycees and Cherokee chamber of Commerce. Certificates of appreciation will be awarded to the winners. Twelve judges from the newcomers club have been looking at houses around town and will announce the winners wednesday. Many Homes in Cherokee have been beautifully decorated for the Holiday season. A drive around the Ament addition reveals Many colourfully lighted Homes. Other areas where there Are Many lights aglow Are on Flint drive and Warrior. For us. Troop withdrawal. Both havens and mrs. Vinson said they would support the move. Sen. George s. Mcgovern d-sjd., a chief sponsor of the so called amendment to end the War that was Defeated last summer said in an interview the United states should accept the offer by North Vietnam and the National liberation front. Sources in Mcgovern a office indicated a new measure would be offered Early in the next session embodying a withdrawal deadline but containing a provision that if repatriation of prisoners were not progressing sat-1 Isaac Torilyn the deadline would feel the same Way. Communist negotiators at the Paris peace talks have offered to take up the prisoner problem immediately if the United states will set a Date for getting its troops out of South Vietnam. Initially they demanded a june 30, 1971, deadline but last thursday asked the United states to propose an it a reasonable us. Diplomats have rejected the idea so far. President Nixon has said setting a timetable would remove any incentive for the communists to bargain Al be extended. Quot Only opening Quot taking the communists up on their offer mrs. Vinson said would at least let the world a see if they mean what they a it appears to be the Only opening gambit available a havens said. Havens also criticized the reaction of us. Negotiators in Paris to the new communist initiatives. What havens and others concerned with the prisoners say they fear is that once All american troops arc out of Vietnam the United states will have lost its last negotiable item. I Santa youngsters at the head Start Christmas party crowd around Santa to see what surprises he might have for them. Santa was guest of Honor at the party held at St. Paul s methodist Church. He distributed gifts to All the children after they performed program of Christmas Musk. Getting a a head on wondrous Christmas season Star Over Bethlehem children in head Start program presented a program of Christmas music secular and sacred on Friday. Following Christmas program Santa arrived with gifts for All. Tots in photo dramatized their song with gestures pointing to the Star Over Bethlehem. Staff photos Host speech tourney Here on Jan. 9 Washington High school s speech and drama departments will Host an invitational speech tournament at the High school on Jan. 9. Cherokee has students entered in ail of the nine divisions of the Day Long contest. Linda Cutler English instructor at the High school and Peter Andringa director of drama and debate will have charge of the tournament. The divisions include humorous acting dramatic acting expository address interpretive prose interpretive poetry original oratory and Large group events one act plays play readings choral readings. Washington students participating in individual events Are Joyce Eisenmenger Sherri Watke j in Lawlor Francis Heid Marilyn Essick Cory Thomas Caroyl Westphal Joanne Hyden Jan Day. Students from Newell Providence Sioux City East Sioux City Leeds Terril Fonda Gow Rie Prairie Granville Spalding Klemme Lake City Manson Marcus Meriden Cleghorn Cherokee immaculate Conception and several other schools will compete. Santa lends an ear a sixty children attended head Start Christmas party on Friday St St. Paul s i United methodist Church. Each child received Christmas stocking filled with Candy and an Apple and present from Santa. Youngsters presented Christmas program for their mothers and enjoyed Christmas lunch served at close of a news digest Washington a the Senate which holds the key to congressional adjournment remains locked in debate Over the controversial supersonic transport program. Prospects for Resolution of the set fight before Christmas Are considered slight. Chapters in us. Business history. Tucson Ariz. A police detectives say they Are investigating possible criminal involvement in a hotel fire Early sunday that left 28 dead and 27 injured. The Little Sioux in Winter a the Little Sioux wears Are still open with water and where there is an ice covering a Mantle of Snow and ice As it flows South through the East Edge it is not thick enough to walk on. Staff photo of the City. As shown in the picture some spots on the river6 time land crashes one fatality Earl Alphonse Beauvais 59, of us. 71. Tearing out several sections of by the Dorr vehicle. Fonda was fatally injured in a the patrol reported that the Fence on the Roger Nelson farm. Broken Collarbone two car collision on Friday in Pearson car was southbound when a second Accident occurred at there was extensive damage Buena Vista county. The Driver lost control As she was 10 05 . At the intersection of to both cars. Martha Grauer re the Iowa Highway patrol has rounding a curve crossing Over Amherst and Ash streets in mar Cei Ved a broken Collarbone in investigated five other area a the Center line and striking the Cus. The Accident. A passenger in her a dents since Friday three in northbound Hildreth car. A car driven by Martha Grau car mrs. Stella Strampe 81, Cherokee county onegin Lacoun there was extensive damage to or 69, Marcus pulled in front of Marcus received Back injuries to and another in Buena Vista both cars. The Drivers were in a car driven by Charles Dorr they were taken to Sioux Valley county. Injured. Patrolman Henderson in 20, Marcus at a Stop sign inter memorial Hospital where they the fatal Accident occurred at Vest gated. Section and was struck broadside arc both reported in Good Condi 11 50 . 2 Miles East of storm a one car Accident occurred at Tion. Lake. A northbound 1964 Model 5 30 . On Friday 7/z Miles at 3 50 ., a head on Collis car driven by Wallace Lee wag South and one mile West of Ida Iowa on occurred Ltd Miles North and Ner 25, Alta collided with the Grove on an Ida county dirt Road. Cloudy with Light Snow Mon one Alf mile West of Meriden westbound Beauvais pickup truck loses control Day lows Zero to 10 Noral on a county gravel Road. At the intersection of two county a 1966 Model car driven by to Jie 20s South. Partly a left turning car driven by gravel roads. Susan Rae Hinkley 21, Ida Grove Cloudy t0 Cloudy tuesday and Elwood Schulz 16, rut,a1 Paul ice on windshields was northbound when the Driver warmer highs 35-40 South and in Lina pulled in front of 40 East a a the patrol reported that ice lost control on the Snow covered the 2qs�?T North. Bound car driven by Paul Cai 1 covered windshields contributed Road striking the dirt embark son 21, Rural Meriden. There to the Accident. There was mod ment on the West Side of the Road temperatures was moderate damage to both Erate damage to both vehicles. Way which caused the car to sunday cars. Neither Driver was injured. Wagner and a passenger in his strike the East embankment. Maximum 12 for 24 hours p Spamata car Charles Fritz 25, Webb there was moderate damage to preceding 8 . 1 Oca a was treated and released at Bue the car. Patrolman Norm Buen minimum a to for 24 hours Hong Kong apr gae a Vista county Hospital. Ger investigated. Preceding 8 . Tano Neroni a 39-year-old ital Beauvais died of head and Chest three Cherokee county Acci Reading --3 at 8 . Ian Seaman crossed the Border injuries received in the crash dents were investigated on Sun precipitation for 24 hour per into Hong Kong today after 22 patrolman j. R. Henderson of Day by patrolman Richard a Iod none months in a Shanghai prison on storm Lake investigated the Atterbury. Charges of spying cadent. The first occurred at 12 mid monday Neroni was on the polish at 7 15 . On Friday a 1965 night one mile West of the june maximum 17 for 24 hours freighter Hanoi when the Model car driven by Kristina m. Tion of highways 143 and 3. Preceding 8 . Chinese communists arrested Pearson 22, Hartley collided a southbound car driven by cur minimum i for 24 hours him in february 1968. A British with a 1971 Model car driven by tis Grauer 38, Rural Marcus preceding 8 . Journalist Norman Barry Cal w. Hildreth 19, storm Lake went off the Road when the drive Reading 3 at 8 . Maine was arrested at the in an Accident 4 Miles North and or fell asleep causing extensive precipitation for 24 hour per same time he was released in 2% Miles East of storm Lake on damage to the 1969 Model car and Iod none october 1969. \ j

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