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Circleville Herald (Newspaper) - December 21, 1970, Circleville, Ohio Rain Low Quot Hykin Low his. Itali Quot r 1u�sday. High in to i mfr Day a a twi 21 the Circleville Herald full service associated press leaned wire or state National and world news Central press picture service leading cd Monist and artists full local news coverage. Mondoy december 21, 1970 24 pages 15c per copy 87th year�?299 lining up a Jolt a Flecky Newsom 19, training to he come an installer for tile 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 Ari. Apr Juven Illo court petitions alleging felony homicide and arson were filed today against a i Gearold youth in a 52.5-million fire which killed 28 persons and injured 27 in a downtown hotel sunday. The youth was taken into custody near the scene of die Early morning Blaze and questioned by a lice. Tile petition identified him i Amis c. Taylor four time parolee from the state Industrial school for boys. Crime jumps to per cent latest Fri figures show 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 inert from the Cincinnati Kentucky arca on charges of concealed weapons and Possession of burglary tools. Incarcerated in Pickaway county jail Are Leonard Davis Johnson 27, Cincinnati John Samuel Mulberry 21, Coit 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 culled the sheriffs department at 12 10 . And notified them that two suspicious vehicles had just passed through new Holland arts were heading East on Boule do put v sheriff John Host and auxiliary Deputy Vaughan Herdman were dispatched to Ute scene and intercepted the rep. Rivers reported seriously Iii Birmingham Ala. Apr rep. L. Mendel Rivers d�.c., suffered a a sudden cessation of heart action at University Hospital but was revived by a physician. A Hospital spokesman said Tody. Rivers 65-year-old chairman of the House armed services committee underwent surgery dec. La to replace a faulty heart valve with a plastic one. He had spent a restful weekend and sunday night the Hospital reported it would Stop issuing daily reports on his condition a because his recovery process has followed a consistently Normal pattern for several Days but u Short time after the 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 arid resuscitative measures were begun promptly. A these were effective in restoring a Normal heart action. All indications at present arc that Braun and heart action remain Normal a however tills event a sort Ous one Ami its occurrence renders the palier seriously vehicles on route 22 just cast of Williamsport. While interrogator to the Driver of the truck bust spotted an acetylene Torch outfit in the Hack of the vehicle and notified Tho sheriffs department. Deputy Bill Dountz and auxiliary Deputy Gary George were sent to Bostos Aid. A search of the car occupied by Johnson and a Man giving his name Davis turned up two loaded 38 Caliper revolvers in he Glove compartment and a Large assortment of tools commonly used by burglars Iii 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 Ami booked. Sheriff Dwight Radcliff sent Ani All Ponts bulletin out on the three Ami received a reply from the Fri office in Cincinnati leading him to believe that the Man giving his name Davis might really be Jones who had escaped from the Medcraf Penitentiary in Terre haute. Ind., err nov. 7, 1970. Radcliff continued questioning of the Man admitted he was Jones. All til rec appeared in Cleville municipal court monday morning and entered no plea pending the arrival of a lawyer. His who Cir keeping score on the rainfall if la for hour i or Wal i a a in Lorr lire. M r dec. I Uchino n Inch id Jan. I Ilner Jan. I in i my 43.lt u in 4.40 7 50 5 09 14 persons die on Ohio highways by the associated press fourteen persons were killed in traffic accidents in Ohio Over the weekend four less than the average 18 deaths recorded in or weekend this year hut three More than the Dee. 11-13 period. The toll brought to 936 the iota5 number killed in weekend Highway fatalities for 1970, with the Long Christmas Holiday weekend still ahead three persons were killed in a two ear crash Friday night the worst mishap of the weekend along with two others the same night six saturday and three sunday. Heath would Back North Viet bombing Washington apr of american troops need Protection while withdrawing from South Vietnam then bombing of the North would he justifiable says British prime minister Edward Heath. for tile likelihood of renewed bombing Heath said president Nixon a carrying out an honorable withdrawal and if in this process thee difficulty from North Vietnam then he bound to take action. He 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 gait. Francis Kessler heading the investigation. The fire it the 41-year-old building broke out on the sixth floor and flared through hallways and staircases penning about go persons in their rooms with to 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 Sci Nield 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 Durer to 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 Sten Field in 1963. Asst. Fire chief r. B. Slagel said construction of the budding was completed in 1929 and it w not subject to build Reg code safety changes made later. 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 Roum Tow ii. New polish leaders revise policy Warsaw apr 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 unclear. Western observers consider the new party first Secretary Edward Gierek a dedicated communist identified with neither the Liberal nor the nationalistic party factions radio Warsaw reported sunday that Gierek the party Stop economist and party Secretary of Silesia had replaced Kludys Law Gomulka who resigned along with president Marian Spychalski and three other members of the politburo. A Gan after the Gomulka regime raised prices 17 to 20 per cent Parent Premier Josef Cyran-1 Kiewicz was not affected. Giereke a Success in keeping his Home province quiet was seen a key to his promotion. bloody riots Shook Gdansk five year plan hat was to begin ext month in a television address after his o ovation Gierek said. A we Gdynia Sopot Szczecin and will have to reconsider carefully Slupsky shipbuilding seaport and Industrial centers in the nor ii workers remained quiet in Industrial Silesia where violence was widespread during the bread riots that brought Gomulka to Power in 1950, last weeks disturbances be Llic problem of the economic plan for next year and for the whole five year the riots he said resulted from a inconsiderate concepts in economic policy. We will remove he said his and in this ration will consult with report 162 reds slain Over weekend in Vietnam a the working Elus and Ile said hostile forces cannot a Lead astray or return from the Road of socialism. We Are going together with the whole great socialist Community and chiefly with our tested Friend and ally the soviet Rad a it Warsaw said the Paryz scentral committee instructed the new regime to consider a possibilities for improving the material situation of Low wage families with Many children w to a result of the change in. Prics have suffered most be i pc re losses in their Ohio figures follow trend across nation Saigon a . And Soetji vietnamese forces today claimed killing 162 enemy troops in a weekend of stepped up action before tile Christmas Casc firms. The . Command said one american was killed and six were wounded or ground clashes while four were killed and 21 injured in the crashes during the weekend of four helicopters. An air Force f4 phantom also went Down it tile Plain of jars in Laos but the two fliers were rescued unharmed. South vietnamese Headquarters reported one government Soldier killed and to wounded in the ground fighting and said their Over All casualties from rocket and mortar attacks were More than a dozen clashes i were reported saturday and i sunday ranging from the u i Minh Forest deep Iii the Mekong Delta to the demilitarized zone. Most of them were Small in scale but 31 enemy were reported killed in tile u Minh Forest sunday. The conic artist 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 spokes men said. The . Command said two american it positions were hit by Shelleg Early today the big air base at a Nair and tile Headquarters of the 5th Marine regiment 20 Miles to the South. A casualties or damage hut it was the first time tile Danang air base had been shelled in two months. The Viet con amp has declared a woman minister starts to work three Day cease fire beginning at i . Saigon time thursday while the United states and South Vietnam have announced a 24-hour cease fire 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 Washington a the supreme court approved 5 to 4 today lowering the age for voting i t 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 i that states cannot set residence require on the 18-Yearold Issue Justice Hugo l. Black swung the significant fifth vote. Ile and justices William o. Douglas. William j. Brennan jr., Byron r. White and Tiu Good Marshall formed the majority to hold that Congress has the constitutional Power to enfranchise 18-year-old citizens for National elections. Then Black swung to join Clinef Justice Warren e. Burger. John m. Harlan Potter Stewart Washington apr crime in the United states increased to per cent during Tho 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 cont and forcible rape 2 per cent Tho Fri said. Armed robbery which a observers anticipated bonuses counts for two thirds of All Robin wage raises will be Given to j Bery offences increased 18 per i compensate for the increased cent during the nine month period. The Fri said and aggravated assaults with firearms increased to per cent among property crimes larceny of $150 or More Rose of per cent burglary 9 per cent and Auto theft 6 per cent the report Salt suburban areas recorded the largest crime increase 1 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 insulation. In a geographical breakdown the Fri said Southern states reported a 14 per cent crime increase North Central states a to per cent boost and Northern and Western states a 9 per cent i hike. increases during tile first three quarters of previous i Vears were to per cent in 1966. 16 per cent in 1967, 19 per cent in 1968 and la per cent in 1969. Living costs. A mining Engineer whose first. Job was in a French Coal mine i at tee age of 13, Gierek now 157. He developed an efficient party machinery in Silesia and earned a reputation a top i notch administrator. Tie had been mentioned for some time j Gomulka a successor. Sundays events returned to prominence Mieczyslaw Moc i Zar 56, the hard line former head of the secret police who lost a fewer struggle to Gogui i a in 1968. He one of tee five new Mem Liers of the politburo named to replace those purged. Mosezar was Interior minister and Leader of the partisan a veterans organization that pushed a purge of jews in the aftermath of the Middle East War in 1967 and student riots Early in 1908. Ments of More than 30 Days for Aud Harry a. Bine pm in to bar vote Reg 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 tile justices took several Hundred pages to set Forth their views. Any interference by Congress with the age for voters set by the states for state and local elections. Only Harlan dissented from tile abolition of residence requirements of More than 30 Days. Little girl winning fight after being shot Deer Blaze destroys Cincy warehouse Cincinnati apr fire of undetermined origin destroyed the Norwood furniture co. Warehouse containing Between $300,000 and 9100 too Worth of Stock suburban Norwood firemen reported. The fire broke out shortly after Midnight Ami was brought under control around 5 . There were no injuries. Cause if the fire was under investigation Minneapolis apr a i need your help a the Rev. Miss Barbara Andrews told her congregation from a wheel chair after her ordination 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 in in u ii i t v lutheran Church sunday the Rev. James a. who gave the ordination scrim. Sad the decision of the 2.5 million member american lutheran Church in october to ordain women represents a a great big be to one Hulf of Tho human by Lynne Olson associated press writer Salt Lake City Utah Ai a Little Karyn Prestwich will open her Christmas presents Friday in a Hospital bet and Shell eat the traditional Turkey dinner with her family m a Hospital cafeteria. Despite the Antiseptic surroundings Karyn parents or. And mrs. Donald Prestwich say it w ill be the happiest Christmas their family a Ever spent their 6-Yearold daughter apparently winning a struggle for life which Tioga ii when she was mistaken for a Deer nov. 6 i a Rural Highway near her Home ii North Fork Idaho. Blonde Blue eyed Karyn. Who started first Grade in september was waiting Tor 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 Conter in Salt Lake City sin remained in critical condition for a in oat a month w the badly dam aged kidneys. The doctors who treat Ether said the Lith girl made an of tray rom warily determined ugh for life. A it taken quite a while for her to Bounce bae a Saki her Mother a and it will be at least another month before she can be released. A she get it ii 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 Ami two other children would come Salt Lake City this week to spend the Christmas holidays. Lier Laugher greatest unhappiness during her Long Hospital stay has been the prolonged separator from her two Sisters Carne. 3, and Jenny mrs Prestwich added Karyn has received Many gifts including a doll sent by Roy c. Wells 32, of Torrance Calif who was charged with assault with a deadly weapon in the shooting. A she keeps telling me that flu thinks he ii a very Nice mail a mrs. Prestwich said a a she a glad he still thinks about her manage in in Vita a mini. .,75, Columbus 37 35, Dayli i arca thai u the Winter Home Youngtown i6-18. Ducks and other species of i a a ,.s forcible rape Akron go a 74. Oil reaches Gull coast burning platform source of trouble new Orleans a 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., which operates the work platform. 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 wildlife management area a Hunt ing of Bird 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. I and killed four men 1111 platform about to Miles offshore and of Miles South of new Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico. The Shell spokes it described the chemical sprayed on Tho Oil nontoxic non persistent Aid almost no permeable in Hie water. Rubber company Sells other shares Mansfield Ohio Apt a the a sat in id tire and rubber co. W ill Sci its 50 per cent Stock interest in the Southeastern rubber manufacturing co., inc., to Southeastern Mio afield president James Lulloff in a to Sui d t o d a y Southeastern Mil buy tile shares for $1,950, 01 dec. 3�, m ans Field acquired its Stock Iii Southeastern in 1952 Columbus Ohio a the incidence of rape increased in mos5 of Ohio a major metropolitan Anas the first nine months of 1970, according to a report released by the fat. There were no crime figures available for Toledo but the Rumber of rape cases were up in Akron. Canton. Cleveland j Columbus Dayton and Youngstown. The report said there was a general increase in other major crimes with few decreases 1 recorded Cleveland recorded a notice j Able decrease in crime in several areas. The statistics by crime with j the 1970 total followed by Fig tires for 1969. Are murder non negligent manslaughter a Akron 1417. Canton i 5-5. Pm Cinatl 42 43, Cleveland allies feared russian Onrush records show London apr ten Mouths before d Day Allied military strategists discussed the possibility of repelling Tho russians if they suddenly began overrunning nazi Germany. Goo. George a Marshall world War la . Chief of staff asked his British Couit Capart by August 1943 of he thought Germany would help Allied troops enter Europe a to repel tile the quotation came from official minutes of Tho combined chiefs of staff which were made Public today in London and Washington sir Alan Brooke British chef of staff told Marshall to had been dunking along similar lines. He said however Hurt or. Eduard Benes of Czechoslovakia did not think Tho russians would try to sweep Over fur pc immediately. The British marshal quoted or. Benes believing soviet Russia would be bled so badly by the War that it would need a few years to gel its cd to my going again. Marshall commented in a meeting of the chiefs of staff that Russia was turning an a in or Musingly hostile Eye on the capitalist world a the russian i he said were scorning inc Reaa Bigly contemptuous of their Western allies although minutes of the meet ing did not background the Rea sons apparently the russian i View stemmed from Allied refusal to invade Europe soon Moscow would have liked. The major part of die records of meetings of tile combined chiefs of staff a total of 100,oho documents was made Public today by the British and american governments Allied military leaders themselves fought running Battles Over strategy in Europe. Time after time the British sought to pull men and material out of the Pacific to strengthen die planned invasion of Europe but . Leaders stubbornly fought Back a and won. Gen Henry a Hap Quot Arnold then chief of the . Army air corps grew so incensed by poor . Bombing Milts from Britain to Europe that he threatened seven months before d Day to Stop the flow of bombers to Britain marshal backed him up air chief marshal sir Charles Portal of Britain made a spirited defense of Gen Ira Faker head of the Ste air Force and id Nill lulled Oil Page 2 Canton 1817. Cincinnati 129-129. I Cleveland 223 210, Columbus 194-186. Dayton 63 64 and Youngstown 2524. Robbery Akron 519-580. Can by 206-126. Cincinnati 796 606. Cleveland 3.9313,939 Columbus 1.240-923. Dayton 1.173-691 and Youngstown 309 268. Aggravated assault a Akron 232-341. Canton 100 102, Cincinnat 562 a 536, Cleveland 1.419-1.556, Columbus 688 88, Dalton 734 606 and Youngstown 190 196 burglars a Akron ,012 a 3.018. Canton 599 634, cum Luna to 4.-Ixi-3760, Cleveland 7,723-8,290, Columbus 6,6425,870, Dayton 5, �v42 3 566 and Youngstown 1.089-1,270. Careen $59 and Over Akron 3 530 3.136, Canton j ,228 a 1,157 chm to Natl 44621,244. Cleveland 1.503 5.569, columbian 6,5015, 066, Dayton 3,1002 2,042 and Youngstown 699 456. Auto theft Akron 2.283-2,444. Canton 396 362. Cincinnati i 970 1,338 Cleveland 11,56116, 157. Columbus 3.837-3,291. Dayton 1.650 1,625 and Youngstown t .339 969. Coleman confirmed w Iii n it on apr president Nixon nomination of Frederick m Coleman u a attorney for the nor tiers District of Ohio wan confirmed saturday by tile Senate. A soon 1 no i Vayr 1.1 Christmas stores open til to tonight \

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