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Cullman Times Democrat (Newspaper) - September 24, 1972, Cullman, Alabama I Alabama 35 Auburn 14 Tulane 24 sum -21 miss St. -10 Ole miss 21 a. Tech 21 1 1 Kentucky 0 a Sooga 7 Georgia 13 Florida -14 Vandy 6 s. Carolina 0 Michigan St. 16 1 weather Cullman area weather will be mostly Cloudy today. Chance of showers thundershowers during afternoons and evenings through monday southerly winds eight to 12 mph diminishing at night. Probability of rain 40 per cent today and 20 per cent tonight. The Cullman times a thought for today and gravest them bread from heaven for their a 1s. At Long last All food for body soul or mind comes from god 70th year no. 191 Cullman Alabama sunday morning september 24, 1972. 30 pages 25 cents per copy the world this morning Antiwar group on route Home without pos / Vientiane up a soviet Airliner arrived in Vientiane from Hanoi saturday but the three . Prisoners of released by North Vietnam to an american Antiwar activist group were not on Board As expected. There was no definite word on when they would come out. Two Antiwar activists who flew out on the Aeroflot plane said the released pos had remained behind in Hanoi with their escorts although a a they re very anxious to come see pos Page 12-a a a a Tanzania said assaulted by Uganda troops by United press International ugandan forces smashed across the Border into Tanzania saturday to Battle a combined Force of tanzanian troops and ugandan exile guerrillas in a very hot fighting a a ugandan military spokesman said. African leaders pressed diplomatic attempts to head off open Between the two nations. Tanzania denied there was fighting within its frontiers. A government spokesman said the military command in the alleged Battle area just across the Border from Mutu Kula Southwest Uganda reported see Tanzania Page 4-a a a a Mcgove blasts democrats who support Nixon Cleveland up sen. George Mcgovern a claiming a we Are on the move and we cannot be stopped a got Tough saturday with democrats who support president Nixon calling them a Bunch of a Moss backs and warning they would be left a High and dry come nov. 7.�?� Mcgovern brought the delegates to the Ohio democratic convention to their feet cheering with an old fashioned Harry Truman style attack on the a Yodor of special interest deals in the Nixon administration. He said Nixon instead of taking his record to the people was hiding in the White House see Mcgove Page 4-a a a a British break up catholics in Long fight Belfast up protestants and Tomun catholics saturday fought a Belfast gun Battle that raged for 90 minutes before British troops moved in and broke it up. In i Londonderry the British announced they had arrested a High ranking officer in the outlawed Irish Republican army Ira. In a second Battle a sniper shot and wounded a British Soldier in the head saturday in a firefight Between troops and gunmen in Belfast a Catholic Falls Road area. The troops reported wounding at least one gunman. The shooting erupted when see British Page 12-a Danang target Trio american sailors slain in pc barrage chs students Rescue stalled Wagon several Cullman High students pitched in Friday afternoon to a a Rescue this station Wagon during an hour Long storm that dropped More than four inches of water on the City. This vehicle was completely covered with High water in front of Cullman stadium. Flooding uprooted Trees and temporary Telephone and electrical interruptions were common. Times photo by Charles Hollis Flash flood from storm causes in Saigon up communist gunners fired 33 big soviet made rockets into the Danang air base at Dawn saturday killing two persons and wounding 10 others including three . Sailors. They also attacked South vietnamese positions farther South along the coast. A spokesman said one plane was struck on the ground two trucks destroyed and a number of buildings damaged in the Danang shelling which was seen As a possible prelude to communist attacks on South Vietnam a major cities in Advance of . Presidential elections up reporter Edward Bassett said Allied jets struck Back at communist troops near Quang Ngai City on Highway 1 about 75 Miles South of Danang and 318 Miles Northeast of Saigon. Bassett said bombs from the jets rattled windows in Quang Ngai for More than an hour while the warplanes bombarded suspected communist positions outside the town. District towns attacked four government militia outposts have fallen to comm see Trio Page 4-a election stumps four november candidates try Cullman county scores of motorists were stranded when their vehicles flooded. One station Wagon was covered by water on Oak Street in front of Cullman High stadium. Except for a thin strip Down the Middle of the Field Cullman stadium was flooded causing the Cullman and Hanceville game to be postponed until saturday night. . 31 was under water at two locations South near the in Philippines Marcos taking Steps to curb pro red threat by James r. Tate High winds and sheets of rain pounded Cullman Friday afternoon just before Rush hour causing Flash flooding and scattered property damage throughout the City. The storm struck about 3 . An hour later More than four inches of rain had been recorded police said. High water was reported at numerous locations. Trees were uprooted by the winds limbs scattered in Yards and streets and electrical lines snapped. Telephone service was also curbed in some areas authorities said. Police reported investigating 11 traffic accidents during the storm. All were attributed to the downpour. The latest Boston up Joseph Strickland 44, a noted negro journalist and assistant to the Dean at Harvard University was found shot to death in the Bathtub of his apartment late saturday. Atlanta up a mob of 80 negro prisoners stormed the maximum Security unit of the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary late saturday before prison guards drove them Back with tear Gas. Washington up americans who fled to Canada or elsewhere to avoid the draft should not be permitted to vote in november by Absentee ballot. Sen. Barry m. Gold water r-ariz., said saturday night. Manila up a president Ferdinand e. Marcos followed up his declaration of martial Law in the Philippines saturday by announcing the mass arrest of communist conspirators he said were plotting to overthrow the government and proclaiming sweeping National reforms to Lessen their hold on poor peasants. In a nationwide radio and television address to 39 million filipinos Marcos imposed a curfew from 12 Midnight to 4 . Daily and announced controls on local newspapers and radio and foreign correspondents in the Philippines a ban on travel of filipinos abroad except those on official missions and control of Public utilities. The president said civil authorities would remain in Power and All National and local government officials would continue to function. A this is not a military takeover a Marcos said. Danger confronts nation a i have proclaimed martial Law in accordance with the Powers vested in the president by the Constitution of the Philippines a Marcos said. A i As your duly elected president use this Power which May be implemented by military authorities to protect the Republic of the Philippines and our democracy which is endangered by the peril of violent overthrow of the duly constituted government insurrection or rebellion. A such a danger confronts the Republic of the Philippines today. See Marcos Page 4-a King Edward Cigar Plant and in front of Larry Entrekin a service station North of downtown. At one Point water was backed up inside the service station Drinkard Chevrolet a basement body shop was also flooded. Fortunately Only one vehicle was in the shop. By Early evening the water had subsided and other utilities were restored to Normal service. Two streets in the Southwest Section St. Joseph and Brunner suffered considerable flooding along the 1100 Block. At least two Homes on the North Side of Brunner were flooded and basements on both streets were under water. Mrs. Minnie Widner 83, had to be rescued by police when see flood Page 4-a tit Terr news m beat i in i i 1 City arrests the Cullman police department reported eight arrests saturday. They included four disorderly conduct three violations of the prohibition Law and one driving while intoxicated. Theft Cullman police reported two thefts saturday. A tape deck valued at $150 was taken recently from the first United methodist Church. Several watches and an undetermined amount of Money was taken from the Cullman Junior High school sometime see news beat Page 4-a by Charles Hollis times staff writer while the nov. 7 general election slowly gains momentum for a final showdown candidates beating the Bushes for those All important votes continued this weekend to stump Cullman county. Both . Senate candidates incumbent Democrat John Sparkman and his gop challenger Winton Blount were in Cullman and Hanceville thursday and Friday. Meanwhile two other Republican hopefuls Jodie Connell and de Nelson took time out from their campaigns to address the Republican 100 club Here. Connell is challenging Democrat Ken Hammond for president of the Public service commission and Nelson is trying to unseat Democrat Tom Bevill for the local congressional Post. Blount who resigned earlier this year As postmaster newspapers Are your vital link with the world today by Larry Camp times staff writer have you or. And mrs. John q. Times Reader Ever stopped to consider just How dependent the american Public is on the newspaper you pick up the paper every morning or sometime during the Day and read the parts which interest you. That May be anything from the front Page news stories sports to the classified ads with a Sprinkle of this a that in Between. Since everyone knows America has a free press which is a far cry from Many a not so Lucky inhabitants Over the world and october 8-14 being National newspaper week the times has conducted an interview to see How we fit into the picture As a local news Media. A Man on the Street interview with some 20-Odd persons from the Cullman area has indicated is that the Homes primary responsibility is to a Tell it like it is no matter where the chips May All without one dissenting opinion Felt the times does this Job As Well As if not better than various other news Media. Salesmen and women lawyers doctors housewives Barbers nil of whom live in Cullman agreed that the Job of see newspapers Page 4-a or i n it n r run or tire Irani Murm Irmini Ifim nun a n d air Fin r n n n n n a fair week ushered in leading Cullman county into a fair 5 ., will include cattle and Swine week �?~72,�?� this Marine corps color judging the miss Cullman county fair guard was one of Over 100 units Par contest free tent shows and a Midway tie Pating in the annual fair Parade of Johnny a United shows. Times saturday. The fair opening monday at photo by Larry Camp general to enter the Senate race against Sparkman continued to tie his opponent and presidential candidate George see candidates Page 4-a robbery Millers to face trial on monday by . Morris times staff writer Louie Miller and Arvil Lee Miller Are slated to face robbery charges monday in Cullman circuit court. Guyward Wayne Miller Louie a brother and a Cousin to Arvil Lee was handed a 10-year prison term May 2 by a 5-woman, 7-Man circuit court jury in connection with the same robbery. He was found guilty of grand larceny. Miller appealed the conviction and is presently free on Bond. The two Millers Are accused of robbing Mickey r. Foust Decatur of -$8,800 in Cash checks and personal items. The robbery allegedly took place in a Cullman Mobile Home on Jan. 17. Foust testified during Guy Millers trial that he woke up in the trailer with Only two cents in his pockets. Pam Barnes an sex Miller associate linked All the accused to the robbery. Miss Barnes told the jury that see Millers Page 4-a More troopers Are needed to protect state Montgomery up the director of the Alabama Public safety department thinks the legislature should appropriate him enough Money to hire 100 More state troopers if he is to do his Job adequately. Col. Walter Allen told up last week that he would like to have 800 additional troopers but he admits that is just Wishful thinking. A if i had to try to do the Job required to scale in line with the population and Miles travelled we would need 800 More troopers a he said. A what i would like to have and More realistically is 100 More right see troopers Page 4-a

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