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Circleville Herald (Newspaper) - December 21, 1970, Circleville, Ohio Rain la ool. High Pullim Uva <0"rht, Low ,10s. Kunii slav ugh ,0�?o�?T 1,8,1 a it a7 0w 27 the Circleville Herald monday december 21, 1970 24 pages full service associated in Russ leased wire for state National and world news Central Prev picture service leading cum lists and artists full local news coverage. 15c per copy 87th year�?299 a Leyxie a v a a Quot 1,11 of Fps lining up a Job a Becky Newsom 19, is training to become Uninstaller for the Pacific Telephone company in los Angeles. She lives in Monterey Park. 3 men arrested for Possession of burglary tools hotel Blaze fatal to 28 being probed bulletin Tucson Ariz. Apr Juve Nolle court petitions alleging felony homicide and arson were filed today against a Loy Earold youth in a $2.5-million fire which killed 28 persons and injured 27 in a downtown hotel sunday. The youth was taken into custody near the scene of the Early morning Blaze and questioned by police. The petition identified him As Unis c. Taylor four time parolee from the state Industrial school for boys. The combined efforts of the new Holland chief of police and the Pickaway county sheriffs department at 12 10 . Sunday resulted in the arrest of three men1 from the Cin i Pinali Kentucky area on charges of concealed weapons and Possession of burglary tools. Incarcerated in Pickaway comity jail Are Leonard Davis Johnson 27, Cincinnati John Samuck i Mulberry 21, fort Mitchell by. And John Milton Jones 28, Covington by. Judge Sterling Lamb set Bond at $55,000 on each Man. Frank Woods new Holland police chief called the sheriffs department at 12 10 . And notified them that two suspicious vehicles had just passed through new Holland Arr were heading East on route 22. I it Deputy sheriff John Bost and auxiliary Deputy Vaughan Herdman were dispatched to the scene and intercepted the rep. Rivers reported seriously Birmingham Ala. A rep. L. Mendel Ltd Vars d�?s.c., suffered a a is udder cessation of heart action a get University Hospital but was revived by a physician a Hospital spokesman said Tody. Rivers 65-Ycar-old chairman of the House armed services committee underwent surgery dec. 11 to replace a faulty heart valve with a plastic one. Lie had spent a restful weekend and sunday night the Hospital reported in would Stop issuing daily reports on Bis condition a because his recovery process Lias followed a consistently Normal pattern for several Days but a Short time after be statement was issued the spokesman said Rivers heart stopped beating. A fortunately a the spokesman said a a resident physician was just a few feet away and resuscitative measures were begun promptly. A those were effective in restoring a Normal heart action. All indications at present arc that brain and heart action remain Normal. A however this event is u Serr Ous one and its occurrence renders the patient seriously vehicles on route 22 just cast of Williamsport. While interrogating the Driver of the truck Bost spotted an acetylene Torch outfit in the Back of the vehicle and notified the sheriffs department. Deputy Bill Dountz and auxiliary Deputy Gary George were sent to bests Aid. A search of the car occupied by Johnson and a Man giving his name As Davis turned up two loaded 38-caliber revolvers in the Glove compartment and a Large assortment of tools commonly used by burglars in the trunk. A further search of the truck revealed a loaded revolver in the Glove compartment and an acetylene Torch outfit in the Back. The three men were arrested and brought to the Pickaway county jail where they were interrogated and booked. Sheriff Dwight Radcliff sent am All pouts bulletin out on the three and received a reply from the Fri office in Cincinnati leading him to believe that the Man giving his name As Davis might really be Jones who had escaped from the Fedora Penitentiary in Terre haute. Ind., on nov. 7, 1970. Radcliff continued his questioning of the Man who admitted lie was Jones. All three appeared in Cir Leeville municipal court monday morning and entered no plea pending the arrival of a lawyer. Keeping score on the rainfall of or 48 hair l Vertod 1�tiding a i a a a Anorma Flor it a a a a v. Tea 1 Ilner Orr. I behind .18 Inch actual hint a a a a a a a Normal a incr Ian. I Hiver. Nun Lmh. Sunset. .�10 1.75 1,80 4.1.88 3� 07 1.40 7 50 re 0� 14 persons die on Ohio highways by ti1e associated press fourteen persons were killed ill traffic accidents in Ohio Over the weekend four less than the average 18 deaths recorded per weekend this year but three More than the dec. 1113 period. The toll brought to 936 the iota1 number killed in weekend Highway fatalities for 1970, with the Long Christmas holi Day weekend still ahead three persons were killed in a two car crash Friday night the worst mishap of the weekend a along with two others the same night six saturday and three sunday Heath would Back North Viet bombing Washington apr if american troops need Protection while withdrawing from South Vietnam then bom Burg of the North would be justifiable says British prime minister Edward Heath. As for the likelihood of renewed bombing Heath said president Nixon a is carrying out an honorable withdrawal and if in this process thee is difficulty from North Vietnam then he is bound to take action. To must do this to protect his forces a Heath said. Tucson Ariz. Apr 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. A i Hadnot heard of that a was the Only comment by police Oapl to. Francis Kessler heading the investigation. The fire a the 41year 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. One 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. Harald Steinfeld 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 Stan Field in 1963. Asst. Fire chief r. B. Slagel said construction of the building was completed in 1929 and it w As not subject to building code safety changes made later. Ill i ii Willil round town. Continuing rain will usher in the Winter season which begins officially 1 36 . Tuesday. Winter 1969 arrived depositing one Inch of Snow in mourn Down. Blaze destroys Cincy warehouse Cincinnati apr fire of undetermined origin destroyed the Norwood furniture co. Warehouse containing Between $300,000 and $100 090 Worth of Stock suburban nonfood firemen reported. The fire broke out shortly after Midnight and was brought under control around 5 . A in Llerve were no injuries. Cause of the fire was under investigation crime jumps 10 per cent latest Fri Fig ures show new polish leaders revise policy Warsaw a Poland a new communist leadership indicates it will revise the economic plans that spawned last weeks rioting and will maintain total allegiance to Moscow. Otherwise its future course is unclear. Wes pm observers consider the new party first Secretary Edward Lerek a dedicated communist identified with neither the Liberal nor the nationalistic party factions radio Warsaw reported sunday that Gierek the party Stop economist and parity Secretary of Silesia had replaced Wladys Law Goin Ulka who resigned along with president Marian Spychalski and three other members of the politburo. Apparently Premier Jozef Cyran Kiewicz was not affected. Giereke a Success in keeping his Home province quiet was seen As a key to his promotion. As bloody riots Shook Gdansk Gdynia Sopot Szczecin and Slupsky shipbuilding seaport and Industrial centers in the nor Jim workers quiet in Industrial Silesia where Vio Gan after the Gomulka regime raised prices 17 to 20 per cent on food clothing and Oher essentials in a prelude to a new five year plan that was to begin ext month. In a television address after his e evasion Gierek said a we will have to reconsider carefully 1 i the problem of the economic plan for next year and for the whole five year period a the riots he said resulted cd a and site Lei forces cannot or return us socialism. We Lence was widespread during from a inconsiderate concepts in the bread riots that brought go economic policy. We will Mulka to Power in 1956. Remove he said his and last weeks disturbances be i m ministration will consult with report 162 reds slain Over weekend in Vietnam Saigon apr . And South vietnamese forces today claimed killing 162 enemy troops in a weekend of stepped up action before the Christmas cease fires. The . Command said one american was killed and six were wounded if ground clashes w Hile four were killed and 21 injured in the crashes during the weekend of four helicopters. An air Force f4 phantom also went Down in the Plain of jars in Laos but the two fliers were rescued unharmed. South vietnamese Headquarters reported one government Soldier killed and 10 wounded in the ground fighting and said their Over All casualties from rocket and mortar attacks were More than a dozen clashes were reported saturday and sunday ranging from the u Minh Forest deep in the Mekong Delta to the demilitarized zone. Most of them were Small in scale but 31 enemy were reported killed in the u Minh Forest sunday. The communist forces observing the 10th anniversary of their National liberation front made 27 rocket and mortar attacks against Allied bases and positions Between saturday night and this morning spokesmen said. The . Command said two american positions were hit by shelling Early today the big air base at Danang and the Headquarters of the 5tli Marine regiment 20 Miles to tiie South. A casualties or damage but it was the first time the Danang air Basic had been shelled in two months. The Viet Cong has declared a three Day cease fire beginning at 1 . Saigon time thursday while the United states and South Vietnam have announced a 24-hour ceasefire beginning at 6 . Christmas eve. The . Command also announced that american troop strength in Vietnam dropped another 4,500 men last a Quot Elk to 339,200. A spokesman said this was the lowest level since oct. 22, 1966, when there were 337,400 . Troops in Vietnam. Court upholds voting age drop in Federal votes Only a the Workin he san hostile a Lead us astray from i Road Ltd i Are going together with the i whole gnat socialist Community and chiefly with our tested Friend anal ally the soviet un-1 radio Warsaw said the Par Central committee instructed the new regime to consider a possibilities for improving the material situation of Low wage families with Many children who As a result of the change in pries have suffered most be Verc losses in their observers anticipated bonuses or wage raises will be Given to compensate for the increased living costs a mining Engineer whose first Job was in a French Coal mine at tie age of 13, Gierek is now 57. He developed an efficient party machinery in Silesia and earned a reputation As a top notch administrator. He had been mentioned for some time As Gomulka a successor. Sundays events returned to prominence Mieczyslaw Moc Zar 56, the Hartline former head of the secret police who lost a Power struggle to Gomul i a in 1968. He is one of tie five new members of the politburo named to replace those purged. Moczar was Interior minister Ohio figures follow trend across nation Washington apr the supreme court approved 5 to 4 today lowering the age for voting in National elections to 18 years old. _ but in another 5-4 vote the court barred lowering the age for state and local elections. At the same time the court unanimously upheld the elimination of literacy tests for voting wherever they exist in the nation. And it ruled 8 to 1 that states cannot set residence requirements of More than 30 Days for voting in presidential elections. The court issued its decision on the 1970 Federal voting rights act at its last Public session of the year. The ruling split the court and the justices took several Hundred pages to set Forth their View s. On the 18-year-old Issue Justice Hugo l. Black swung the i Atli vote lie Atid justices William o. Douglas. William j. Brennan jr., Byron it. White and Thurgood Marshall formed the majority to hold that Congress has the constitutional Power to enfranchise i 18-Ycar-old citizens for National j elections. Then Black swung to join chief Justice Warren e. Burger John m. Harlan Potter Stewart and Harry a. Blackmun to bar any interference by Congress with the age for voters set by tic states for state and local elections. Only Harlan dissented from the abolition of residence requirements of More than 30 Day. Washington apr rime in the United states increased 10 per cent during the first nine months of this year compared with the same period in 1969, the Fri said today. Robbery increased 15 per cent murder 9 per cent aggravated assault 7 per cent and forcible Rajic 2 it or cent the Fri said. Armed robbery which accounts for two thirds of All robbery offences increased 18 per cent during the nine month period the Fri said and aggravated assaults with firearms increased 10 per cent among property crimes larceny of $150 or More Rose 14 per cent burglary 9 per cent and Auto theft 6 per cent the report said. Suburban areas recorded the largest crime increase per cent the report said while crimes Rose 9 per cent in Rural areas and 6 per cent in cities of More than 250,000 population. In a geographical breakdown the Fri said Southern states reported a 14 per cent crime increase North Central states a a a 110 per cent boost and Northern and Leader of the partisans a and Western states a 9 per cent veterans organization that pushed a purge of jews in the aftermath of the Middle East War in 1967 and student riots Early in 1968. Oil reaches Gull coast burning platform source of trouble hike. Crime increases during the first three quarters of previous Vears were 10 per cent in 1966, 16 per cent in 1967, 19 pet cent in 1968 and ii per cent in 1969. Woman minister starts to work Minneapolis apr a i need your help a the Rev. Miss Barbara Andrews told her congregation from a wheel chair after her ordination As the first woman minister in the american lutheran Church. The Rev. Miss Andrews a victim of cerebral palsy became assistant pastor of the Edina c o m in Unity lutheran Church sunday the Rev. James a. Siefkas who gave the ordination Sermon said the decision of the 2 5 million member american lutheran Church in october to ordain women represents a a great big yes to one half of the human Little girl winning fight after being shot As Deer by Lynne Olson associated press writer Salt Lake City Utah apr Little Karyn Prestwich will open her Christmas presents Friday in a Hospital bed and Shell eat the traditional Turkey dinner with her family in a Hospital cafeteria. Despite the Antiseptic surroundings Karyn a parents or. And mrs. Donald Prestwich say it will be the happiest Christmas their family has Ever spent their 6-year-old daughter is apparently winning a struggle for life which began when she was mistaken for a Deer nov. 6 on a a Rural Highway near her Home in North Fork. Idaho. Blonde Blue eyed Karyn who started first Grade in september was waiting Lor her school bus when she was struck in the stomach by a Rifle Bullet. Taken to a Salmon. Idaho Hospital and later transferred to the University of Utah medical Center in suit Lake City she remained in critical condition for almost a month with badly dam aged kidneys. The doctors who treated her said the lit i girl made an extraordinarily determined for life. A it s taken quite a while for her to Bounce Bac a said her Mother a and it will be at least another month before she can be released. A she s Getty my terribly bored and keeps asking to it out so she can go Back to school which she mrs. Prestwich who has maintained a Day and night Vigil by Karyn a bedside since the Accident said her husband a . Forest service employee and two other children would conic to Salt Lake City this i week to spend the Christmas holidays. Her Laugher a greatest unhappiness during her Long Hospital stay has been the prolonged a Carat on from her two Sisters. Carrie 3, and Jenny a mrs Prestwich added Karyn has gifts Ine Ludin new Orleans apr patches of crude Oil from a burning offshore drilling platform were found sunday washed up on a 20-mile stretch of Louisiana a marshy coastline. A spokesman for Shell Oil co., j which operates the work plat i form said a chemical agent had been sprayed along part of the coastline darkened by the Slicks in an Experiment to contain them. The affected coastline includes the Federal Wisner wild i life management area a Hunting area that is the Winter Home of ducks and other species of Birds. The Slicks reported from a joint government Industry Aerial Survey were the first discovered on such a wide stretch of Beach since the Blaze ignited dec. 1 and killed four men. The platform is about 10 Miles offshore and 60 Miles South of new Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico. The Shell spokesman described the chemical sprayed on Columbus Ohio a the Sci Deriee of rape increased in most of Ohio a major metropolitan Ancas the first nine months of 1970, according to a report released by the Fri. There were no crime figures available for Toledo but the number of rape cases were up in Akron Canton Cleveland Columbus Dayton and Youngstown. The report said there was a general increase in other major crimes with few decreases recorded. Cleveland recorded a noticeable decrease in crime in several areas. The statistics by crime with the 1970 total followed by figures for 1969. Are murder a non negligent manslaughter Akron 14-17. Cart in 55, Cine Ornati 42-43. Cleveland 209-179, Columbus 37-35. Dayton 39-38 and Youngstown 1616. Forcible rape Akron 80 a 74, Canton 18-17, Cincinnati 129 29, Cleveland 223 a 210, Columbus 194186, Dayton 6-5 64 and Youngstown 25-24. Robbery Akron 519-580, Canton 206-126, Cincinnati 796 a 60�, Cleveland 3,931-3,939 Columbus 1.210923, Dayton 1.173-691 and Youngstown 30y268. Aggravated assault a Akron 332341. Canton 100102, Cincin Nai 562 a 536. Cleveland 1.419 the Oil As nontoxic. No persist 1.556, Columbus 688 588, Dayton ont urn cd almost Uon permeable in the water. 734 606 and Youngstown 190 196 burglary Akron 3,012 3,018, Canton 599 a 634, Cincinnati 4,-t.st-3760, Cleveland 7.7238,290, Columbus 6.642-5,870, Dayton 5, 0423.566 and Youngstown 1.089 received Many the main yield tire and rubber i i.27u. A doll sent by co. Will Sel it 50 per cent Stock rubber company Sells other shares Mansfield Ohio a Roy c. Wells 52, of Torrance interest in the Southeastern Calif who was charged with As rubber manufacturing co., inc., Sault with a deadly weapon in to Southeastern the shooting. A she keeps telling me that sin thinks he is a very Nice Man a a mrs. Prestwich said tight a a she a glad he still thinks about a her met Enfield president James ii h off m a n said t o d a y Southeastern will buy the shares for $1,050.000 of Dee. 30. Mansfield acquired is Stock Southeastern in 1952. Are inv $50 and Over Akron 3 530-3.136, Canton 1.228 1,157 i Sennati 4462 3,241, Cleveland 1.503 a 5,569, Columbus 6,501-5.�?� 066, Dayton 3,1092 2,042 and Youngstown 699 156. Auto theft Akron 2.283 2,111. Canton 396 302, Cincinnati 1 allies feared russian Onrush records show London a ten months before a Day Allied military strategists discussed the possibility of repelling the russians if they suddenly began overrunning nazi Germany. Gen. George a Marshall world War ii . Chief of staff asked his British counterpart inf August 1943 if lie thought Germany would help Allied troops enter Europe a to repel the the quotation came from official minutes of Tho combined chiefs of staff which were made Public today in la Endon and Washington sir Alan Brooke British chief of stuff old Marshall he bad been flunking along similar lines. He said however that or Eduard Bones of Czechoslovakia did not think Tho russians would try to sweep Over Europe immediately. The British marshal quoted or. Benes As believing soviet Russia would be bled so badly by the War that it would need a in 976 a 1.338, Cleveland 11,501-16, 157, Columbus 3,837 3.291, Dayton 1,6501.625 and Young sown t .339-969. Coleman confirmed w a s ii 1 n g t o n a few years to get its cd Tuomy going again. Marshall commented in a meeting of the chiefs of staff that Russia was turning an a increasingly hostile Eye on the capitalist world Quot the russians he said were becoming increasingly contemptuous of their Western allies although minutes of the meeting did not background the Rea sons apparently the russian View stemmed from Allied refusal to invade Europe As soon As Moscow would have liked. The major part of the records of meetings of the combined chiefs of staff a total of 100,000 documents was made Public today by the British and Ameri can governments Allied military Leader themselves fought running Buttles Over strategy in Europe. Time after time the British sought to pull men and material out of the Pacific to strengthen the planned invasion of Europe but . Leaders stubbornly fought Back and won. Gen. Henry a a Hap a Arnold then chief of the . Army air corps grew so incensed but poor . Bombing results from Britain to Europe that he threatened seven months before a Day to Stop the flow of bombers to Britain Marshall backed him up air chief marshal sir Charles Portal of Britain made a spirited defense of Gen. Ira Eaker head of the 8h air Force and ii Unuer in Page 2 president Nixon a nomination of Frederick m Coleman an i s. Attorney for tin Northern District of Uhm was confirmed saturday by the Senate stores open to a i tonight it

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