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Bee, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1970, Danville, VirginiaSet debate halt rejected bulletins wont Gas removed Naha Okinawa about to okinawan took part to Day in a demonstration de manding immediate and com plete removal of us nerve fas stored on Okinawa the demonstration sponsored by Okinawa prefecture Council for return to the Wather Jand Japan was held on miso to where u 8 military chemical weapons Are reported stockpiled pay hikes set Saigon a the us embassy announced today across Leboard pay increases averaging 11 per cent for some 120000 vietnamese employed by the embassy and other us government agencies it said the increases were granted to meet increased Cost of living the effects of devaluation of the Piaster and other factors record flight pair Ford England Al Britain supersonic concorde 002prototype hew higher and faster today than Ever before in a test fun Over the North sea concorde flew at in Altitude of 54000 feet and reached a of Mach than twice the Speed of about 1300 Miles an hour the test was no 29 in the current series which has been systematically increasing flight completes Mission Moscow a the Viet unions Remote controlled Moon Rover Lun Khod 1 completed its ninth reconnaissance Mission of the sea of Rains Early today travelling 868 feet across the cratered lunar terrain a Progress report from the soviet news Agency Tass said the vehicle continued moving in a southeasterly direction taking scientific measurements and transmitting photographs to Earth prods Congress Washington it presi Dent Nixon proposed today that Congress go into round the clock sessions even sundays to act on pending major legislation Nixon put Forward the idea at a 45 minute White House conference with Republican leaders of the Senate and House denies report Washington w Secre tary of the Treasury David m Kennedy has denied he offered his resignation because he wanted to take the blame for the nations economic prob lems in a copyrighted interview with the Buffalo by eve Ning news Kennedy said he wrote his resignation on oct 31 brought up the subject with president Nixon shortly after the nov 3 election but delayed doing anything about it at the presidents request agreement reached new York mediation Board chairman Vin cent Mcdonnell announced sat urday a tentative agreement to end the cites four Darold strike of fuel Oil deliveryman he said arrangements would be made for an Early member ship vote on a hew work con tract for the 2200 Drivers and 600 Oil Burner repairmen of local 553 of the International brotherhood of teamsters plane crashes Calcutta India a a russian Relief transport plane crashed today while on a flight from the East pakistani Capi Tal of Dacca to new Delhi killing All 17 persons aboard a civil aviation ministry spokesman Here announced he said an engine caught fires the plane approached the town of Budwan and the Pilot attempted an emergency Landing at Panag arh Airstrip but crashed the Airstrip is 100 Miles Northeast of Cal Cutta sought Senate test vote on welfare Washington a sen ate sources say the Nixon administration knows its welfare Reform plan is dead for this ses Sion of Congress but still is in sisting on a Senate vote to test sentiment for the measure this was the word from those attending a closed Senate meet no Friday at which leaders at tempted to Settle som of the controversies which have tied the upper House in knots in the closing Days of the session backers of president Nixon welfare Reform family assistance succeeded in getting it before the Senate As an amendment to Bill raising social Security benefits through a parliamentary a never the welfare plan Dis placed a tied to he social Security proposal limiting shoe and textile imports but there still is no indication the social Security hikes or the welfare plan will come to a vote before the 91st Congress expires jan3 it was Learned the closed Send ate session was told that even if he welfare plan were adopted it would be a meaningless Ges turn to Page 2 Story no 3 f Saigon hit Saigon a the Viet Cong marked the 24th Annivera iary of the Start of the Indochina War today with two attacks on us troops and the first rocket attack in Saigon in a month and a half there were no american casualties from the two 100pound rockets that fell in Saigon but six vietnamese civilians were killed and eight wounded by the most of the victims were children four other youths were wounded in a bomb explosion that damaged a Saigon Viet namese language newspaper Plant one of the two attacks on american forces was a 12round mortar barrage that hit the Headquarters of the 2nd brigade of the 25th infantry division 40 Miles Northeast of Saigon spokesmen said some Ameri cans were killed and wounded but they gave no figures they Overall casualties were Light officials also reported that three South vietnamese soldiers were killed and nine wounded thursday where a mine exploded underneath a military train 15 Miles North of Danang they said the casualties were the worst in any reported train min ing on the Vietnam National railway in at least a year the second attack on Ameri cans was an ambush of a us Convoy near the Hai Van pass 13 Miles Northwest of Danang one american was killed and four were wounded us head quarters said damage to the Convoy was said to be Light there has been a series of ant american demonstrations and terrorist bombings Hisai gon and us and South Viet namese Security has been tight ened with measures including stepped up patrols by american military police three americans have been turn to Page 8 Story no 10 the weather Virginia mostly Cloudy to night Low ranging from Low 30s in mountains to 40 in East portion sunday variable cloudiness and turning colder High in 40s and 50s extended a forecast for the period of monday through wednesday it will be fair with temperatures aver aging below Normal daytime highs will be in the upper 30s and lower 40s and nightly lows in the 20s North Carolina Snow flurries in mountains and Chance of showers elsewhere tonight and sunday Low to night around 30 in mountains Cloudy ranging to mid and upper in East portion colder sunday High near 40 in mountains and ranging to upper 50s and Low 60s in Southeast portion downtown weather log to 1 p m today hour Tern bar wind Dir Mph 7 am 42 3009 3w 6 9 am 47 3013 so 10 11 am 49 3010 so 4 1 pm 55 3007 so 6 24hour Low temperature 41 24hour High temperature 57 24hour precipitation none All readings from the bees weather station atop the news paper building on the inside pages amusements 1213 a news digest 2 Bridge 13 builders Page 16 Church news 89 classified ads m comics 35 crossword Dunlo 12 deaths funerals 5 editorials 6 Kcal or Kolynn 6 local slate news 45 Money clips 7 patterns 8 Paul Harvey 6 sports 1011 stale forecast 4 television 12 Washington column 6 women news 7 member associated press founded it Bruvry vol Xiv no to Danville a saturday afternoon december 19 1970 Joe delivery to by Carrier Price cents polish curfew enforced production takes dip Washington a farm crop production in 1970 slipped o the lowest level in three rears As poor weather and Corn Light took a major toll the agriculture department reported Friday its All crops Index for the year was Only 18 per cent Over the 195759 aver age used for comparison it was up 22 per cent in 1969 not since 1966 had the production Index dropped from one year to the next the 1970 de Cline resulted mainly from smaller crops of feed Grain wheat and Rice the blight damaged Corn crop a key Factor in so much of the nations food production improved slightly during Novena Jer and was estimated at a Little Over 41 billion bushels a gain of six million from prospects ast month but the latest estimate still is 147 per cent less than the record crop prospects of 48 Bil rejected turn to Page 2 Story no c prisoner list is by Brazil Rio de Janeiro a he brazilian government re acted today a list of 70 prison is the kidnappers of Swiss ambassador Giovanni e Bucher Yant released in Exchange for is Freedom a note from the minister of Ustick Alfredo Buzaid said the government would accept Only a is addressed to his ministry and signed and dated by Bucher the government did not Dis Ute the authenticity of the list it apparently considered its method of delivery a slap at a homilies the list was delivered to a news Agency after an anon Nous Telephone tip Friday and was then turned Over to the government of president Emilio a Garrastazu Medici along with he list was a note that snid in Char kidnapped dec 7 would be Fred unharmed after the prisoners arrived either in Cuba or Algeria authorities said privately that hey were holding talks with the Alfieri an and chilean embassies 0 arrange political Asylum for he prisoners and to Fly Thorn turn to Page 2 Story no 4 Moon Landing Alan b Shepard or commander of the january 31 Threeman Apollo 14 lunar land ing Mission blasts off lower in the lunar Landing training vehicle for a 5minute flight top at Ellington air Force base at Houston Tex City strips hiked tax boost no Bond principal proposed increases in the Rieal estate tax rate and the Cost of City strips for vehicles acted on at last nights special City Council meeting and the City manager suggested he might recommend payment of interest and no principal on outstanding City Bonds during the coming fiscal year As a further Means of deducing the anticipated deficit in Danville 197172 budget in View of a Likely deficit of about million councilman Charles Harris a member of the finance committee pointed out that returns from a tax rate of assessed Valuer Tion and from Auto strips would still leave More than million to be trimmed from the budget but Harris was voted Down on both of these proposals with a majority of Council favouring lesser hikes the tax rate proposal to he advertised for a Public hearing on Jan 21 will be up 25 cent from the present and the License tag fee for autos Given definite approval last night will be instead of the Faison indicated to Council last night that the bulk of the necessary budget trimming will come out of bonded indebtedness and a reduction in the City workforce turn to Page 8 Story no 9 memorial Norih building to admit patients Pec 29 patients will be admitted into the new North building or memorial Hospital starting tuesday dec 29 it was announced today v to be transferred will be those from acute Beds in the present Hospital and t to Ste transferring from w i n s 1 o w Hospital which will be closed the four Story Structure has partially been turned Over to the memorial Hospital staff the building contains 60000 Square feet of space and was started in june 1969 total Cost of the Structure was lion which includes the construction Cost of arid for equipment and fur Virginia state department of health construction financing was provided by the american National Bank of Danville first National Bank of Danville and the first and merchants National Bank of Richmond with permanent financing by the equitable life Assurance society of the United states architects for the building were Freeman White associates turn to Page 8 Story no 14 today queer Story san Francisco a Fred Lau is stretching to be a policeman Lau 21 has passed the cites written test for recruit officers but came up three quarters of an Inch Short of the 5foot8 minimum height limit the City wont stretch its rules so Lau is trying to stretch himself with a special exercise program that involves hours of rigorous exercise and weight lifting knife gun assault rape arrests made arrests for felonious assault statutory rape robbery at knife Point and for shooting into in occupied dwelling highlighted police activity last night and Early today it was at am today that police received a complaint from Lenora Wilson that some one had fired a shot through he Wall into her apartment at 302a Hughes St minutes later 59yearold William Eugene Branscomb of 300 Hughes St was arrested on a charge of discharging firearms into an occupied dwelling charged with the knife Point robbery in the Bel Leggett storage building on Union St last night is John Edward Barley 21yearold negro with addresses listed As 845 co quo Houn St and 521 Cabell St it was at pm that police received the report that a teen age Bel Leggett employee had police troops fire shots into mobs Warsaw a after quell no mobs with Rifle fire in the nations biggest shipyards to ice and troops in Poland have placed another darkness curfew on the country rebellious Northern cities rioting report edly spread to a fifth City Fri Day but there were no con reports of new violence today quoting newspaper accounts radio Gdansk reported Friday night that some of the thousand of rioters in the Gdynia ship Yards fired on the troops Anc police there could have been Raly one reply to this the broadcast said a Resolute action Gdansk Gdynia and Sopot clustered beside the Bay of Dan in were torn by rebellious mobs Early in the week the fighting spread to Szczecin 180 Miles to the we stand outbreaks were reported Friday at Slupsky a City of Light Industry 60 Miles St of Szczecin authorities reportedly used tear Gas at Slupsky o restore order radio Szczecin reported today hat Calm had returned to the City that deliveries of milk meat and other foods were re turning to Normal and that some shops would be open Sun Day the government says up to 20 person shave died in the Coria turn to Page 8 Story no 13 Congress by a voice vote Fri Day sets Jan 11975 As the tar it Date for dramatically reducing the level of harmful emis Sions from new car exhausts Auto Industry executives say hey cant meet the deadline a House Senate conference com Mittee included a Compromise turn to Page 2 Story no 7 cloture move fails House Senate leaders meet Washington a the Senate rejected today an attempt to halt debate on a Money Bill containing funds for the controversial supersonic transport the Rol Call vote to deny cloture was 48 to 43 House and Senate leaders met inc awhile to review a series of pills blocking congressional adjournment a two thirds vote was Neces sary to secure and Thui limit on the depart ment of transportation Money Bill containing million for the set opponents Are blocking action on the one of at least six major issues on which such tactics Are being used or threat ened today vote Means debate on the Bill will continue pending new efforts to agree on a com Promise or another try at clo Ture possibly As Early As tues Day the vote gave no direct cation of strength on the set since Many backers of plane southerners and Western ers who have traditionally voted against cloture voted against limiting debate and some set opponents voted to Cut it off after the vote sen Jacob k davits Rny appealing for Compromise of some of the ii sues before the Senate said Lopes set opponents will not deceived by the lopsided turn to Page 8 Story no 11 four injuries Are reported in collisions three traffic a c c i dents yesterday resulted in injuries apparently not serious Anc damage was High in one of the collisions this one occurred at ant pollution Bill passed by Congress Washington a presi Dent Nixon has been handed a stringent ant pollution Bill its chief congressional sponsor says premises clean air to breathe n the 1970s and critics claim could shut Down the Auto Indus try the Compromise measure which passed both houses of Poplar St Peggy Jean Shively pm at the intersection of memorial drive and Primrose drive where the Auto of Lossie Hubbard or 147 Melbourne Circle reportedly stopped on Primrose and then pulled of into the path of an oncoming car driven by David Ray Wallace 486 Jefferson St Wallace sustained a knee laceration and there was an estimated damage to the entire front of his 1966 Chevrolet repairs to the left front and door of Hubbards Auto will Cost about minutes earlier in the Dan River no 2 parking lot off 1913 Blair Loop Road was reportedly turning right onto the lots paved Road from a parking place when her car collided with the Auto of Charlie Andrew Bond 672 Colquhoun St who was leaving the lot via his Road a passenger in Bonds vehicle on this matter Senate democratic Mike Mansfield said Leader private turn to Page 8 Story no 8 tfx waste is blamed on a Chihara Washington a a sen ate subcommittee closing its books on an Lightyear probe of the tfx warplane has accused former defense Secretary Rob Ert s Mcnamara of wasting Bil Lions of dollars and damaging the nations defense posture by ignoring warnings about the air Craft in a report released Friday the permanent investigations subcommittee also accused one top Mcnamara aide of conflict of interest and said another should have disqualified himself from the tfx contract award the report said Mcnamara and his top aides ignored advice of military and technical experts and arbitrarily awarded the contract to general dynamics although Boeing submitted plans for a cheaper and better plane it also said Mcnamara was just Plain wrong in seeking to develop a common plane for All the services after years of mechanical troubles an air Force version of he known As the saw limited duty in Vietnam but a Navy Model had to be junked this unfortunate and waste Ful consequence of an arbitrary and imprudent decision to Rush nto production with a deficient turn to Page 8 Story no 12 turn to Page 2 Story no s blast spews radioactive dust Mercury Nev a banishing architects fees and Newberry the code name for the other expenses atomic Energy commissions financial assistance of 230lh announced underground was obtained through nuclear test Here since 1963 the Federal governments Hill went off normally and created a Burton Hospital construction spherical Cavern 900 feet below program administered by the the desert Sand what followed live minutes later Friday want Normal the dec said pressure from the blast equivalent to Detona Tion of about 20000 tons of int spewed radioactive dust from the Shaft in which the nuclear device had been placed a dirty Brown column of dust arose and within minutes reached 8000 feet within hours it spread Over 1000 Square Miles of Barren almost uninhabited desert the dec evacuated 600 of its a ploys near the lest site but said that nowhere outside of the immediate area of the Shaft was the fallout a danger to human life or health it was the 17th time an under ground lest had leaked and dec officials said Tho Only com parable release of radiation Fol shopping Days till Christmas test site the dec said where investigators found radiation Levels above 25 Roentgen per hour the Federal radiation Council says humans Are endangered if exposed to More than 25 Roentgen a year As the Cloud drifted slowly away officials said the radioactivity dropped markedly no body outside the Nevada test Sites 1350 Square Miles was evacuated at warm Springs a gasoline Stop near the North Edge of the site 80 mile Northwest of Las vegas dec employees measured radiation of about one Milli Roentgen an hour the Cloud drifted Over sheep and cattle ranches mines and a handful of towns with fewer than a dozen inhabitants but the dec said the radioactivity was less than 10 Mill Roentgen turn to Page 2 Story no 1 Developer halts production of detergent May be harmful Washington a the governments announcement that an ant pollution phosphate substitute in soap May be harm Ful has prompted its Developer to halt production officials of the Monsanto co in St Louis said Friday there is no More Market for the 100 Mil lion pounds of the detergent ingredient Meta it makes every year Federal officials announced Friday they have persuaded the detergent Industry to quit using Lowed a 1065 lest Tho Tho most contaminated dust acid particles fell to Earth Noar Thoi at least 13 Wash products conto Hie lain Nta As a partial substitute for phosphates officials said phosphates Are considered undesirable because they porn since both Mercury and cadmium occur naturally As pollutants the findings raised the possibility officials said that ote the rapid growth of algae pregnant women might and cause premature aging some lakes and streams the government acted after a Public health service Experiment showed that rats and mice fed Nta Mercury and cadmium were 10 times More Likely to have stillborn or deformed offspring Tho Experiment showed that Nta combined with the two metals and carried the combination across the Placenta in harmed exposure to the chemical could come from drinking water contaminated by sewer Runoff they said health officials said there in present Hazard except in no some Rural areas where septic tanks seep into airless Well water supplies use of Nta products in those areas should turn to 2 8lor

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