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Decatur Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - December 19, 1970, Decatur, Indiana Decatur daily Democrat vol. Lxvi no. 298, the Only daily newspaper in Adams count Decatur. Indiana. 46733, saturday. December 19. 1970 ten cents in Decatur Central soya Plant is joining in the National safety councils nationwide program to a Zero in on the purpose of the Campaign is to take at the top targets the hazards that contribute most heavily to the Accident tolls. It also Means calling the attention of All employees to the seriousness of loss due to accidents. The nationwide trend for work injuries is moving upwards. It is hoped that through the a Zero in Campaign this trend can be reversed. In the photograph Margarito Canales and David Bailey employees of Central soya Are shown putting up a a Zero in on safety Banner. Such banners and poster scan be seen in Many areas of the Plant. Viet Cong fires pair of rockets into Saigon six civilians killed six complaints Are filed on companies Indianapolis up a the first of a series of discrimination complaints against Indiana firms were filed with the Indiana civil liberties commission priday by the groups director Lee Crean. Crean filed six complaints alleging minority workers were discriminated against in employment practices. It was estimated May be 50 similar complaints presented to the Board involving Indiana companies. The initial complaints were against Stokely Van Camp and Bridgeport brass companies in Indianapolis South Bend Range corp. And Drewry a Ltd. Of the a., both of South Bend commercial solvents corp., Terre haute and Central soya co., fort Wayne. Crean said the complaints were filed on the basis of information the companies had provided the . Equal employment commission. The procedure will be for the civil rights staff of the Cilc to make a detailed investigation then report Back to the commission with the results Crean said. A if there is sufficient evidence we will ask for a probably cause hearing or if there is not sufficient evidence the complaint will be dismissed a Crean said. Widespread slowdown strikes in Poland As workers protest prices Warsaw up diplomatic sources today reported widespread go slow strikes in Warsaw factories by workers protesting increases in food prices. Emergency police forces were said to have moved into the factories to combat the labor unrest. Official reports said life had returned to Normal in the three Baltic seaports of Gdansk Gdynia and Sopot where bloody food riots erupted earlier this week. But communications were Cut Between Warsaw and the Saigon up the Viet Cong fired two soviet built 122mm rockets into Saigon today in an attack Allied officials said May signal communist Observance of the loth anniversary of the found across the Mekong River from communist units. Downtown Saigon. A second communiques from phenom rocket hit a Gas station 150 penh said cambodian troops Monroe native injured fatally Simon h. Klopfenstein 83, a native of Monroe township whose car was involved in an the commission has ordered Accident dec. 9 with a school bus probable cause hearings on at Elmira 0., near Archbold. 0., three prior complaints include died of his injuries Friday ing one by a former employee of afternoon in Toledo Hospital the Indiana Bureau of motor Toledo o. Vehicles filed by Jamesetta Morton. Indianapolis Crean said. The other two complaints on his wife the former Fanny Yoder is deceased. Survivors Are four sons Gordon Marvin both of West which probably cause hearings Unity Vincent of Vandalia Northern City of Szczecin Stettin where fierce riots took place thursday. There also was no word for a time from Katowice a southwestern steel town where strikes had been reported. The government appeared to be backing off from Early Hartline assessments of the rioting. Communists in the crisis area of Northern Poland said they were disappointed in students and workers and admitted the party a approach to them May have been wrong. Warsaw College students were told today to go Home and begin their Christmas recess four Days ahead of schedule. The move was taken to deprive students of a place to meet and plan riots like those which took place Here in 1968. Diplomatic sources said Warsaw factories affected by the go slow protests included the Zeran car works the Nova Warszawa steel Mill and the printing Plant which publishes Tribuna Ludu the official newspaper of the polish communist party. In response the sources said the government mobilized the Ormo a paramilitary Force under police command which serves As a kind of National guard. Telephone lines to the City of Katowice were restored at midday today. The first Call went to the Gornik soccer club where an official reported a fall radio Warsaw said today it was too simple to blame the strife on a for Many people individual interest clouded the common interests a Glos by Brzezan the communist party newspaper in Gdansk Danzig said. A also not a Small Section of our youth has Given us one of the most unpleasant disappointments. We must perhaps revise our criteria of the approach to the Glos by Brzezan commentary followed a Warsaw radio broadcast which said it would be a too simple to blame the riots wholly on the two commentaries displayed a softening of the first official hard line against the rioters and a government willingness to share the blame. Polish newspapers and radio said today life in Gdansk Gdynia and Sopot where the food riots began monday had returned to Normal. But official Yards from the . Embassy wounding a South vietnamese Soldier. Had reopened Highway 7 were authorized were by Virgie Dickerson Indianapolis Between the capital and the against Marsh supermarkets provincial capital of Kampong and Colleen Brown against two terrorists on a speeding Cham but a commander said he James Thielen and Berko mfg. Ing of the Viet congas National motorcycle hurled a six Pound saw Little likelihood of Clearing co., Michigan City liberation front. Six civilians were killed and eight wounded when one of the rockets smashed into an area Driver examiner schedule changed a change in the Driver examiners schedule has been announced by the Decatur Auto License Bureau. The examiner will be at the Decatur office on monday mornings from 9 toll ., and on wednesdays from 9 to 11 30 ., and from i to 3 30 . Announcement was also made that the License Branch will be closed All Day next tuesday in order that employees May attend a training school in Indianapolis. The Branch will close at 12 noon thursday dec. 24, for the balance of the week and will be closed All Day thursday dec. 31, plastic bomb through the front the Viet Cong from Highway 4 Gate of Saigon a largest new spa in the immediate future per just before Dawn today with the explosion injuring four employees inside the building. The incidents occurred at the Start of the Viet congas National resistance Day Holiday period. Sunday is the loth anniversary of the founding of the National liberation front Elf the Viet congas political Branch. The rockets hit three hours after a Viet Cong radio broadcast threatening an increase in destruction of buildings in the capital. It was the first rocket attack on Saigon since nov. 2. At least two women and four children were killed by the rocket which struck across the River from the Majestic hotel. Among the wounded were four children. Communist gunners Friday t 0 sidetrack "the�?�issue7ma�ny the commissions next meeting is set for Jan. 15. Leonard of Dayton seven grandchildren 16 great grandchildren. Friends May Call after 7 . Saturday at the Hollingshead mortuary. Services will be at 1 30 . Monday in the evangelical mennonite Church at Archbold. Nuclear test site Camp is evacuated Senate supports limit on imports but action is apparently doomed by Mike Eli Psi Eber Washington up by a 2-1 margin the unless the Senate can work the administration has been itself out of the snarl which told that there a not time to night bombarded the Headquarters of the 2nd brigade of the . 25th infantry division causing what a . Spokesman described As a a Light casualties. Three rounds of the mortar fire Senate has engulfed it even the politically pass eap but it wanted a expressed support for a promo popular social Security provi Strong show of support for it in a test vote setting the stage a for favourable action in the next traction backers have managed filibuster on funding for the Congress. Supersonic transport set from 9 To 3 . And then a a by prior agreement turned to Sal to slap a limit on imports of Sions could fall victim. The textiles and shoes but adminis Senate droned through senators consider it doomed. Through a parliamentary tactic Friday Senate Republic the catch All measure can Leader Hugh Scott pa., attempting to prove How for the annual inventory. The office will reopen monday a Quot a no arb it Clellia Quot area 42 i Nennert Hon of of Vair in Jan. 4 Junior red Cross donations reported Miles Northeast of Saigon killing one civilian and wounding eight. 4 the . Command said an air Force Ovio Bronco plane crashed from unknown causes Friday in the South China sea East of Chu Lai 335 Miles North Northeast of Saigon. The Pilot was killed. Military spokesmen reported one american was killed and managed to turn the Senate a Strong Senate sentiment is for attention away from Trade the Trade proposals one of the restrictions and toward the proponents sen. Russell b. Welfare Reform proposals which Long d-la., moved to table president Nixon advocated 18 them. He knew his motion months ago. Would be Defeated. It was on a but Nixon a family Assis 58-31 Roll Call vote Tance plan guaranteeing a then Scott grabbed the floor minimum income to every and submitted a minor techno family in America and offering Cal amendment which took help to the a a working poor a precedence Over the Trade appeared As doomed As the Issue. The month of december is Junior red Cross month according to a report by r. Bryce. Christy chairman of the Adams four wounded Friday when a Convoy on Highway i at a Point 382 Miles North Northeast of by Trade legislation. By prior agreement with both proposals Are part of a Scott sen. Abraham a. Ribicoff. Catch All society Security Mea d-conn., offered an amendment sure calling for $5 billion Worth to Scott a amendment. 16 hours of 5-Doy game county chapter of the american red Cross. School donations during the say on was ambushed month Are from children and Are for needy children around the world. They provide clothing food and medical care to these needy children. Reports from schools of Adams county Are As follows Berne. $90.00 Southeast elementary 5.00 Northwest elementary 10.00 Monmouth .10.00 Bellmont High school 10.00 Adams Central Middle school .46.73 St. Joseph school.30.00 of Benefit increases which would raised payments by to to 56 per cent next year. Ribicoff a proposal was a liberalized version of the family assistance plan map. Indiana w Eather Light Snow showers this afternoon. Cloudy and colder with a Chance of Snow flurries tonight. Variable cloudiness and cold sunday. Slowly falling temperatures through tonight to a Low in the lower 20s by sunday morning. Highs sunday in the Low and mid 30s North upper 30s to around 40 South. Extended Outlook fair and quite cold monday. Mostly Cloudy Chance of some Snow North and a Little warmer tuesday and wednesday. Lows in the teens monday and tuesday mornings and in the 20s wednesday. Highs from the lower 20s North to lower 30s South monday. Yucca Flat Nev. Up a a work Camp at the . Nuclear test site was evacuated Friday when a Cloud of radioactive particles escaped from an underground test for the second time in three Days. An atomic Energy commission spokesman said Small $1,000 in articles reported As stolen approximately $238 in goods were stolen from the Alfred Hirschy residence route i Monroe Between 7 and la . Friday the sheriffs department said. Taken were an electric Blanket clothes a bed spread pillows a table cloth jewelry boxes and other miscellaneous items. Approximately too stereo tapes were stolen from a car parked in a garage sometime late Friday or Early this morning. The theft was reported by mrs. Morris Tinkham of route i Monroe. The tapes were valued at approximately $630, according to the sheriffs department. Both break ins Are currently under investigation by the sheriffs department. Two break ins during the past 24 hours in Adams county netted thieves approximately $1,000 in merchandise the Adams county sheriffs department revealed this morning. Amounts of radiation were found on the clothing of about 300 of the 600 persons evacuated. However he said the radiation posed no health Hazard to human beings outside the test site and a exposure Levels Are not estimated to be above the permissible the Cloud which escaped from the top of a 900-foot deep Shaft following the fourth weapons related nuclear test in three Days was reported dissipating after Drifting North and East from the site across sparsely populated area the dec said radiation was measured on the ground As far away As warm Springs Nev., about 90 Miles from ground Zero although airborne particles were reported farther East. Planes from the environmental Protection Agency kept the Cloud under surveillance. It reached an Altitude of about 8.000 feet and was five Miles across As it drifted along Highway 25 at about four Miles per hour. The dec spokesman said minor radioactivity of less than one Mill Roentgen per hour was measured along the Highway. He noted that an average Chest x Ray exposes a person to too Milli Roentgen. The spokesman said workmen had not been Able to determine How the radioactivity escaped. Seniors trying for world touch football title total $201.73 Christmas seals fight emphysema tuberculosis Ano air pollution after 16 hours of play the Bellmont senior touch football Marathon game trying to break the nearly five Day world record now held by Pierceton stood at 536 for the a team 484 for the b team. It was a look Soong Coop old night the boys agreed. Playing at Worthman Field ten players five to a team Are playing touch football and Hope to be Able to keep the game going until noon wednesday. It will be pretty difficult. Two regularly scheduled basketball games and a two Day Holiday tourney intervene not to mention the weather. Proceeds received from donations collected in a lonely looking can at the Field Entrance will go to the Vera Cruz Opportunity school. By this morning about $30 had already been collected. This will be the first world s record Ever set by a Bellmont team or any other local team. As far As can be remembered. The school Board attached strict rules to the playing an adult must be in charge at All times and no loud or unnecessary noise is allowed at night. The group is paying for the lights through donations already pledged Good Fellows club previously reported .$474.35 or amp mrs. E Caston ____10.00 or amp mrs. James b. Newton 5.00 Decatur woman a club .10.00 elks Lodge no 99325.00 Eastern Indiana production credit Assn. 10.00 Alpha Sigma chapter Kappa Kappa Kappa inc.50.00 or amp mrs. C. Doyle Collier 10.00 girl scout troop 39 Southeast school .2.50 a Friend.10.00 a Friend Loo total .$607 85 at 5 . Friday heralded by radio and to publicity As Well As coverage in the Decatur daily Democrat the game got underway. Red Pierce refereed the first portion from 5 until 9 pm. The opening players were Bob Shaffer. Larry Watson Ron Wade Korb Schrock Bruce Bedwell Chris Morence Gary Burkhart de Reed Dan Gerber and Ron Rumschlag. At 9 ., a new Crew was substituted from 9 until i a This morning Joseph Stanley supervised the game. From i to 5, Rick bonifas was in charge and from 5 to 9 it was Alan Bedwell. Al Lindahl is refereeing until i . From 7 until 4 p Will be the first of the girls team substitution with All girl teams opposing each other about two dozen have volunteered to take part in the contest team members feel that if they can keep going until 9 . This evening when the Bellmont Adams Central game should end they have a Good Chance of breaking the record. However at the present time. There Are not ten class members signed up nor any adult for the late afternoon shifts. Volunteers would be greatly appreciated but adults and members of the senior class several times during the night the a a volunteers failed show on time and some players have been at it As Long As Teal hours at a stretch. One senior still tired from hours of playing told How he went Home for four hours sleep but was too tired to More than rest. The seniors Are being kept very a a honest in their bid though they done to know it. One of the neighbors to the football Field is a Pierceton High school graduate and a quite interested that the Bellmont team keep a full ten men on the Field and not rest. If they plan to take a title away from Pierceton. Ii i a a wwe4? a a a a a cold and Muddy Bellmont seniors above continue playing touch football seeking the five Day Marathon record now held by Pierceton. Above after 16 hours they Are still at it. Substitutions Are allowed and a number of sailors have played. Senior volunteers Are badly needed proceeds from free will donations at the Gate go to the Vera Cruz Opportunity school More than $30 has already been collected spectators Are invited at any hour night or Day. John Moore for nip water had this morning from 5 until 7 30 .staff photo. Silence prevailed on the port City of Szczecin Stetti scene of some of the fiercest fighting and greatest damage. Communications to Szczecin were Cut off. The five Days of riots grew from popular anger Over a pre Christmas announcement that food already in Short Supply would Cost 20 per cent More. First official comments blamed a hooligans and anarchists for turning workers grievances to violence. But Warsaw radio said a it would be easy and convenient to use the world Hooligan to describe what has happened. However the use of such a word exclusively would be too the government reported cleanup operations in Gdansk and Sopot. The tri City area with a population of 600,000, touched off the riots which spread to other areas after the government announced a 20 per cent hike in food prices. Reports reaching Warsaw 200 Miles Southeast of Gdansk said militia and army troops backed by tanks were standing by to make certain there was no further trouble. The general mood throughout the nation remained tense diplomatic sources reported Goslow strikes in major Warsaw plants but the polish news Agency quoted management officials As saying production Levels were Normal. One source who visited a Warsaw factory said he saw workers Idle at their benches showing no signs of carrying on with the Job. Premier Josef Cygankiewicz ordered troops to use their weapons on rioters in a nationwide broadcast thursday. He called the disturbances the work of hooligans and anarchist mrs. Clara Witte Dies in car mrs. Clara Witte 73, of r r. 2, Ossian formerly of Hoagland died at 5 40 . Yesterday while Riding in a car driven by a neighbor on Way to farm Bureau. She was born june to 1897 in Madison township Allen county the daughter of Fred and Minnie Franke Bohnke and formerly lived in Hoagland. She is the widow of Paul Witte who died May 17, 1955 she was a member of Bethlehem lutheran Church in Wells county and the ladies Aid of the Church. Surviving Are four sons Erwin of fort Wayne. Carl of new Haven and Hilbert and Paul both of r r. 2, Ossian one sister mrs. Alvin Hermann new Haven four Brothers Albert Bohnke i Wolcottville and Henry Charles and Lawrence Bohnke All of Hoagland and eight grandchildren. Services will be at 2 . Monday at the Church the Rev a o. Kaltwasser officiating with burial in the Church cemetery. Friends May Call after 7 . Today at the Elzey funeral Home in Ossian. De Molay county Home recreation fund previously donated ____$379.50 Decatur publishing co 50 of Demolay paper drive 43,00 Bowers Bros. 10.00 or amp mrs h h. Krueckeberg.5 of John Schmitt.5.00 mrs. John r. Gage .5.00 w.j.r.300 Alan 00 or amp mrs. Garold Codman. .3.00 or amp mrs. We. S. Johnson. .3.00 Ray mcdougal.5.00 Vernon hurst.2.00 a Friend .2.00 or. Amp mrs. C. Doyle Collier 10.00 Nellie winoes.5 00 sunny Circle Home dem. Club. Preble twp.20.00 Sheri brodbeck.5.00 Monroe of total. $556.50

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