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Bee, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1973, Danville, VirginiaStrachan destroyed documents f bulletins admits Blunder Washington the Pentagon made a Blunder of some magnitude in sending false information on secret cambodian bombings to Congress list Spring a defense i e n a r t me n t spokesman has conceded the spokesman Jerry w Friedheim said Friday that the Senate armed services committee should not have been Given statistics on Indochina bombing operations that deliberately omitted information on the secret strikes in and Early Jakes rest Tokyo a ousted cambodian head of state Prince Norodom shunt us arrived in North Korea today for a rest the official korean Central new Agency said the Agency Eaid Sihanouk who now Heads a cambodian government in exile in peking was greeted Al the Pyong Sint Railroad station by North korean president Kim Ilsi ing after his train trip from the chinese capital Normal new Okishi a Kabul Airport resumed Normal operations today after being closed since the coup de Tat that four Days ago ended the 17yearold monarchy in Afghanistan a hoeing Iofi jetliner of the afghan airlines Ariana took off from new Delhi for Kabul an airlines spokesman said regular flights to the capital were being resumed immediately a psf leave Kingston Jamaica Cap prime minister Michael Manley of Jamaica has declared a m e r i can ambassador Vincent Croulet Persona non grata and asked the us Secretary of stale to remove him and appoint a successor Marleys action followed testimony by Deron Lel before the Senate foreign affairs s u b c o in i t i e e on multinational corporations he old the subcommittee he promised Manley there would he no interference if Manley agreed hot to make of the american Bauxite Industry in Jamaica a Campaign Issue Manley denied any such agreement plans on schedule Spack Center Houston a soviet and is space officials say plans for a joint rendezvous and Docking Mission in 1si75 Are on schedule the space Agency also announced on Friday that the might plan for the second skylab Mission scheduled for launch next saturday had been extended from to r Days seeks Freedom Danbury Conn a Clifford Irving author of tin hoax Howard Hughes biography went before the parole Board Here Friday seeking Freedom after serving 11 months of his 2jyear prison term member associated press founded february 1899 Danville a saturday afternoon july 21 1973 soc weekly delivered to Home by Carrier Price ten cents Nixon faces Busy week terrorists hold plane Dubai a a squad 01 terrorists in a sweltering giant Japan air lines jumbo Jet threatened today to blow up the plane at Dubai desert Airstrip if anyone approached the air Craft police said one of the hijackers a Wom an was killed Friday when n hand grenade she was holding exploded accidentally shortly after Takeoff from Amsterdam according to the airline the hijackers radioed to officials in the Dubai control lower that we arc awaiting instructions but they did nol say from whom or where the instructions were supposed to come the officials though the hijackers were isolated from their command after cruising around the Middle East before Landing Friday night at Dubai an Arab Sheik Dom on the per Sian Gulf there was no immediate re quest for refuelling or Ransom for the plane and its occupants an official said the terrorists first demand was for 250 Stancl Viches and ice the Boeing 717 was ringed by armed police As it sat in the hot Sun Hearthe cargo Section of the Airport the terrorists refused to see anyone but they told officials in the control Tower that they were holding japanese Ger Man dutch peruvian French and Arab passengers along with the Crew the Airport was closed to All flight Sand no vehicles were allowed within two Miles of the Airstrip ground Crews hooked a Small Generator to the plane but officials doubted it would be sufficient to Cool the huge plane they must really be cooking out there now one police offi cer said As the fierce desert Sun climbed higher in the sky and sent the temperature to 102 degrees Wilh 95 per cent humid to Sheik Mohamed bin Rashid defense minister of the United Arab emirates went on Board to negotiate shortly after the plane arrived evil Iacre were no apparent results and the terrorists refused to allow the women and children to de plane however food and water for All the planes occupants was put abroad the body of a woman Bijack or who apparently was killed by her own hand grenade was carried off the plane shortly after in arrived with 123 Passen Gers and a Crew of 22 Afler a 3000milc nine hour flight from Amsterdam beginning Friday an official of the airline in London said the grenade Well turn to Page 2a Story no 8 the weather i to in i a variable cloudiness tonight with a Chance of thunderstorms in the South and showers or thunderstorms Likely in the North lows in the upper ids and Low 70s mostly Cloudy sunday with thunderstorms Likely in the Southwest and a Chance of showers in the East and North highs in the 80s extended forecast the National weather services extended Outlook for Virginia for the period of monday through wednesday unsettled weather through the period with a Chance of showers or thunderstorms each Day seasonable temperatures with daytime highs averaging in the 80s and nightly lows in the Ros to around 70 North Carolina partly Cloudy with Chance of afternoon and evening thundershowers through sunday lows tonight near 70 or in the Low 70s except in the Low Tomid Bosin the mountains highs sunday in the Low to mid los in the mountains and in the upper 80s to Low 90s elsewhere extended forecast extended Outlook monday through Cloudy and warm with a Chance of showers or thin de showers each Day mainly in the afternoon and evenings highs mid to upper 80s except Low to mid 80s in the mountains overnight lows upper Bosto Low 70s except mid 60s in the mountains downtown weather to pm today hour Tern bar wind Mph 7 am 71 3010 Calm 9 am 80 so 6 to am m 3010 Calm i pm to a oof so k 24hour Low temperature 70 21hour High temperature 24hour precipitation none All readings from the bees weather station atop the newspaper building expected to rest at Camp an Earl morning fire completely destroyed this county residence today while the occupants were on an Oti of state trip the fire on Elizabeth St ext just outside Hie City limits destroyed the Home of or and mrs Freeman Brummitt tile a Rummes had reportedly left Danville at approximately 2 am and the Westover Volunteer fire department received the Call at 5 am the Westover department arrived on the scene at assisted by Volunteer fire departments from mount Lermon and Pelham no but the Frame House was already engulfed in flames the cause of the Blaze was under investigation Early today admits illegal donation Washington a the chairman of Ashland Oil inc has acknowledged the corporation made an extremely regrettable illegal Cash contribution to president Nix on 1972 reelection Campaign chairman orig e Alkins Fri Day said the contribution was made in Early 1972 by a subsidiary without the knowledge of the Board of directors watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox said the contribution apparently was solicited by and delivered to Maurice h stans chairman of the Nixon Campaign finance Commilles when corporate officers come Forward voluntarily and Early to disclose illegal political contributions to candidates of either parly their voluntary acknowledgement will be consid ered As a Mil Galing Circum stance in deciding what charges to bring Cox said two weeks ago american airlines admitted in donated to the Nixon reelection Campaign in a Letler daled july 16 1973 Fred m Vinson or attorney for Alkins his wife and the corporation informed the Nixon reelection finance com Millee that the Contr Bulion made in the names of or and mrs Atkins actually came from Ashland Petroleum Gabon corp funds Vinson asked that the funds be returned the Vinson Leller acknowledged that the finance com Millee was nol informed and had no Way of knowing Hal this contribution originated from a corporate source in a letter daled the same demanded for Getty Rome a the Dalian press reported today that kidnappers Are demanding a Ransom of 300 million lire or sol Volo for j Paul Getty Iii Getty Earold grandson of the american Oil billionaire disappeared 12 Days ago his Mother believes he was kids naked although police said they were not convinced mrs Getty and her lawyer denied the Ransom reports which were attributed to per sons close to the Getty family the press reports said that mrs Getty the former actress Gail Harris received two Telephone Calls in the past several Days slating a Ransom demand and telling her when and where to leave the Money Young Gettys Grandfather who lives in London said last week he would refuse to pay any Ransom because it would Only encourage kidnappers but mrs Getty said the Grandfather was not involved in the Case she said twas strictly an affair Between herself and her former husband j Paul Getty or they were divorced bout eight years ago and he lives in London Young Getty is known Here As the Golden hippie police said he often stayed with friends and frequented the cites Bohemian sections of Trastevere and Piazza Navona meanwhile police kept up their search for a 23yearold belgian Gogo dancer Daniele Devoret who is the last known person to have seen Getty he dropped out of sight in the Early morning ours of july 10 and the Devoret girl disappeared libyan marchers go Home m e Rosa m at u h Egypt a thousands of uninvited libyan Unity marchers left this Mediterranean resort for Home today after hearing reports that libyan Leader Moa mar khad Afy had resigned however the resignation was not accepted and the fiery lib Yan Leader was still in Power today a car equipped with a loud speaker threaded through the 20000 camped marchers today ordering them o return o Libya and meet in Benghazi As they headed Home a Dele gation of libyan officials left Mersa Matuli for Cairo to de liver a message asking presi Deal Anwar Sandal of Egypt to proceed with the scheduled sept 1 merger of the two coun tries the marchers had planned to stage a Satin in Cair until Unity was declared but they were stopped Friday about 50 Miles East of Mersa Madruh when egyptians dynamited part of the Road in Libya meanwhile authorities confirmed the report that khad Afy had submitted his res ignation and said he had done so in Hopes of hastening the turn to Page 2a Story no 1 Nixon veto War Powers Bill Washington a an almost certain presidential veto awaits the Compromise version of Senate and House Bills to limit the War making Powers of a president the Senate measure passed Friday would allow a president to commit us troops for 30 Days Wilhour congressional approval in Case of enemy attack or to Foresaid one before going to the White House in must be reconciled with the House version which would make that period 12q Days and would narrow conditions under which the president can act the outcome of the Long Battle to enact such legislation appears now to depend on whether Congress particularly the House can Musler the iwo thirds Vole to override the expected veto by president Nixon Nixon threatened earlier in the week to veto the Bill the Senate passage of the measure was 71 to 18 or 11 votes More than two thirds Senate leaders Are confident they will be Able to Muster the needed iwo thirds vote to Over ride first however if the Bill is vetoed in will go to the House turn to Page 2a Story no Camp David map president Nixon Here for the weekend seems determined to prove that a weeks hospitalization did not slow his work Pace although his doctors said they expected him to rest today and sunday following his recovery from viral pneumonia the White House made a Point of announcing he came to his Mountain Retreat Friday after noon with a briefcase filled with paper work for Good measure a Busy schedule for next week was re leased after leaving the Bethesda naval medical Center Friday Nixon told aides and employees who welcomed him Back to the White House that he would be working right up the Hill All the time despite his receipt ill Ness for those who might suggest a full schedule would endanger his health Nixon had this Mes Sage the health of a Man is not nearly As important As the health of the nation and the health of the world nevertheless an unusual by Large medical contingent was at Camp David today with Nix on normally he is accompanied by a single physician bul this Lime two Ter r Mktich and William la corpsman and medical Secretary were on hand Tkach is the presidents per Sonal physician and normally relegates Camp David chores to an assistant after spending about 4 hours Friday at the White House devoting part of the time to staff meetings Nixon took a meandering drive Here through the Virginia and Mary land Countryside with cd Bebe Rebozo his Friend and neighbor from key Biscayne Fla As Nixon limousine neared the Camp David Gate he or dered it halted and got out to Greet 13 hiking girl scouts and their hey president one of the youngsters called to him Are you going to be on to Nixon explained he had just gotten out of the Hospital but that they need not worry be cause viral pneumonia is not contagious after reaching his quarters at Aspen Lodge Nixon ordered the delivery of several Pecan pies to the girls who Are spending two weeks at a girl scout Camp on Cato tin Moun Tain the White House said the meeting with the girls was pure happenstance and that in View didst know about coverup in conflict with Dean Washington a fir Mer White House aide Gordon Strachan admits destroying documents about political intelligence but denies knowing about the watergate Ping in Advance or participating in a coverup his testimony already in conflict with that of former Campaign Deputy Jeb Stuart Magruder and ousted White House counsel John Dean Iii will face stiff testing by the Senate watergate committee when the televised hearings re sume monday Strachan read a 15page statement at the end of Fri Days session but answered no questions he attacked Magr uders testimony on several counts and denied Ever telling Dean thai he had destroyed wiretap logs besides his denials of Peron Al involvement Strachan said he told then White House chief of staff or Haldeman Long of fore the wiretapping thai the Nixon Campaign committee Wae running a sophisticated political intelligence gathering system and thai two or three dans after the breaking he showed Halden an old memorandum dealing with the operation after speaking to him i destroyed that memo Strachan said he also destroyed other documents including a Sample intelligence report entitled Sedan chair ii which Strachan said he later found to be the code name for an informer in turn to Page 2 a Story no 10 fined for Job safety violations Detroit a Greenfield associates a construction company must pay a Penally for Job safety violations involving a Tunnel explosion at port Huron that killed 22 men a Federal review commission has ruled the us labor department in Washington said the Penally recommended after an investigation of the dec 11 1971 explosion is one of the highest it has Ever levied against a contractor under terms of the settlement the labor department said Greenfield agreed to pay the bul did not admit any fault for the Gas explosion an administrative jaw judge of the occupational safety and health review commission first denied the selement bul it was later upheld by the three member commission Greenfield was charged in nine citations Wilh wilfully failing to test adequately for toxic and flammable gases failure to ventilate the Tunnel properly and to prohibit smoking or open flames arid Wilh not having proper evacuation plans and emergency breathing devices for the men working on the turn to Page 2a Story no 7 turn to Page 2a Story no to dealers dispute Butz testimony turn to Page 2a Story no 1 turn to Page 2a Story no 2 Washington a font Grain dealers have disputed testimony by agriculture Secretary Earl l Ruiz thai his department did nol know last summer the extent of the impending billion wheat Sale to the soviet Union one Large food store Chain announces rationing of Bacon fryers and eggs by Larry Carroll associated press writer Western shoppers Are finding some rationing of Bacon and the possibility that there might be Only one Chicken in the pot and there were Scall ered re Poris across the country Friday of rising prices and heavier buying at supermarkets two Days Afler president Nixon announced he was unfree zing food prices various divisions of Safeway stores inc which operates about 2200 stores As the nations second largest retail Chain and an Arizona grocery Chain have announced rationing of Bacon fryers or eggs but other chains have reported no rationing Yel Dale Peterson California division manager of associated inc said the Asso i alien isl rationing Bacon to its 2500 a lords in the West but allocation eventually is a Dis incl possibility William Gross director of Public relations for Safeway san Francisco division said a two Pound limit per customer turn to Page 2a Story no 5 on Bacon went into effect Fri Day because of a temporary shortage his division includes Northern California and Hawaii in Arizona Safeway announced a similar Bacon ration on the inside pages funerals a p news Brothers builders state news Church classified forecast crossword news 1 111 5a 12b in Ioa to the senior vice president of Continental Grain co the worlds largest said he personally notified the agriculture department of the Sale on july Days before it was consummated Butz declined comment after the dispute arose Friday during hearings before the Senate investigations subcommittee he is scheduled to testify monday sen Henry m Jackson Dwash chairman of the subcommittee has questioned whether the agriculture department knew or suspected that the soviet Union because of crop failures would seek to buy wheat from american companies the Issue is a key one in the investigation american far mers could have mad millions of dollars had they known that exports would increase both the Demauri and Price for wheat the Issue was raise last sept 14 when Butz appeared before a House agriculture subcommittee i emphasize that nobody knew then during the first week of the Depar Lenl of agriculture nor the How much the russians would buy Bulz Export traders were not telling each other How much the soviets were booking with them the exporters did not Tell he Depar Lenl of agriculture nor were the russians talking it is accurate to say Hal the Eye Lual size of the soviet purchases caught everyone by Surprise including the russians themselves but Bernard Steinweg the Continental senior vice president testified Friday that on july 3 he met Wilh Carroll g Brunthaver assistant Secretary of agriculture and told him about the Deal i told him we had been contacted by the russians told him the specific amounts of wheat 45 million tons they wished to Purchase from us and told him they wished to Pur Chase million ions of Corn from us Steinweg said Steinweg said he telephoned Brunthaver on july 6 to inform him that the Sale of four million tons of wheal had been consummated Brunthaver is on vacation and could not be reached for comment on Steinweis statement he is scheduled to testify monday in testimony before a House agriculture subcommittee last september Brunthaver said he received phone Calls from four Grain companies sometime after the russian agreement was announced on july 8 in affidavits submitted to the Senate subcommittee j Gardner or vice president of Louis Dreyfus turn to Page 2a Story no it today queer Story Lynn mass National wholesale inc a discount House offered Hills on Sale for hut the Public showed a Lack of interest that nationals president Edward Bohigan found hard to explain about 100 persons were in line when the Onelo customer Sale began at 9 am wednesday but six hours later Bobigan still had 50 of his stockpile of 500 Bills we fell this was a pretty Good promotion Bobigan said we figured Hal wed give the customer something where he could really see a discount

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