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Decatur Daily (Newspaper) - November 20, 1971, Decatur, AlabamaHarold and then adjourned its special session just four Days after it began. Memmer of the associated pres new York times new service Decatur. Alabama 35601. Saturday morning november 20,1971 established february 36,1912 country May she Ever be right but right or wrong. My a town it Catt of the associated press 10c daily 20c sunday s Outh vietnamese Aid sought by cambodians by Richard Blystone associated press writer Saigon apr hard pressed Cambodia has called on South Vietnam for engineers and big guns to reopen the Supply route to its imperilled forces on the northeastern front. South vietnamese officials said Friday that High cambodian officers flew to Saigon with a request for 36 South vietnamese 105mm howitzers and Crews and an engineering battalion�?1,000 men in All. The North vietnamese have Cut Highway 6 Between the cambodian capital of phenom penh and a 20,000-Man task Force that set out in october to Clear the vital Northern route. Only thursday american officials disclosed that Cambodia had asked for More air support and . Fighter bombers had stepped up attacks on enemy forces there the past 10 Days. It had been expected that Cambodia would ask for help in the defense of phenom penh against 2,000 enemy troops in threatening positions about 12 Miles West of the downtown Section of the capital. Western military men in phenom penh said the enemy Force is too Small to mount a full attack on the capital. The big cambodian Force on the northeastern front is in apparent disarray after the fall last week of rum Long 52 Miles Northeast of phenom penh on Highway 6. This gave the enemy control of a four mile Section of Highway 6. A a High school playoffs i a Addison 42, Hatton s Carrollton 28, Zion Chapel 10 Ohatchee 3, Catholic 0 Marion co. 70, Billingsley 13 t a 2-a Georgiana 41, Brooks 12 Oneonta 14, Susan Moore 0 Abbeville 13, Vincent 3 Chatom 42fyffe 12 3-a Oxford 10, Lanett 7 . Neal 48, Colbert co. 30 4-a Grissom 7, Lanier 6 Baldwin co. 21, Murphy 14 Butler 22, Huffman 8 subcommittee Epa actions by Phil Oramous associated press writer Birmingham. Ala. A a congressional subcommittee has scheduled a Public hearing for saturday morning to evaluate the performance of Federal pollution control agents during Birmingham a three Day dirty air crisis which washed away by Rains Friday. U. S. Rep. Paulg. Rogers. D-fla., said he would bring two members of the House subcommittee on Public health and environment along with staff members to the hearing. The other members Are reps. Peter Kyros a Maine. And James Hastings Rny. Rogers said in Washington that the hearings would look into the performance of the environmental Protection Agency in carrying out emergency Powers Given it under the clean air act of 1970. Which Rogers authored the Jefferson county health department confirmed that the hearing would be held at 12 . Est on the Birmingham Campus of the University of Alabama. The three Day pollution crisis largely unnoticed by Many residents of this deep South steel Center. With the change in the weather. . District court judge Sam Pointer cancelled the restraining order that for All practical purposes shut Down 23 firms which local and Federal officials had labelled major polluters. The injunction issued thursday Region limb of go Power in today s daily the first imposed under emergency Powers of the clean air act of 1970. Except for the 25,000 workers employed by the firms most residents of this Industrial Center went about their business As usual during the crisis caused by temperature inversions which trapped stagnant air close to the ground. About 9,000 employees actually lost work time As to re firms moved to comply with the order. Downtown streets were crowded with shoppers. There were no reports of discomfort other than slight burning of the eyes. Jefferson county Birmingham health officer or. George Hardy said area hospitals did not report an increase in the number of respiratory patients not did area doctors. His office had warned people with heart or respiratory ailments to remain indoors and avoid exercise. The City covered with Haze and smoke tuesday. The sky gradually cleared wednesday As southerly winds increased Speed leaving a thin film of Haze. A drizzling rain fell most of the Day thursday pushing the stagnant air to the East. At the hearing on the injunction Pointer listened but refused to Rule on petitions for dismissal presented by see subcommittee on Page 2 the South vietnamese officials said that if president Nguyen Van Thieu approves cambodians request he May want to Send government infantrymen to keep the big guns from bulletin Elkmont the Elkmont warehouse a storage facility for Cotton destroyed by fire Friday night. Fire departments from Elkmont and Athens answered the Call to the Blaze which began about 9 39 . No one injured and a damage estimate not immediately available. Cause of the Maze unknown. The warehouse had been razed by a fire about five years ago authorities said. Special session adjourns Montgomery Ala. A Alabama legislature completed the passage of appropriation Bills Friday to keep the state government functioning. Gov. George c. Wallace Nas Aire aay said he will Call the House and Senate Back for still another session to consider urgently needed property tax legislation. But he has not announced the the five Day session came to an end shortly after the House concurred in Senate amendments to an $828 million education appropriation Bill providing state funds for the schools for the current fiscal year and the one after that. A separate general appropriation Bill passed earlier finances non school operations of the government gives More Money for mental health but could mean pay less paydays for the legislature itself. Wallace made an unscheduled appearance before the legislature and congratulated the members for a a great jobs of providing for the needs of the state. He said it is the Only legislature in the nation to do that this year without imposing additional consumer taxes. Laughter from the listening legislators greeted the governors remark that he dedicated a regional mental health Center at Hamilton Ala., earlier in the week and that a it seems in a always dedicating something at Hamilton. I spend half my time dedicating something there. A it a joking reference to the reputation Hamilton county a rep. Rankin Fite has acquired through the years for getting things for his constituents. Meanwhile a general appropriation Bill to fund most no school functions of see special on Page 2 financial. 3 Horoscope. 6 obituaries. 9 sports. 7 to log .6 Calendar ----6 classified ----9 comics .12 editorials ----2 e Tain ment 9 on this Date in 1933, Alabama gov. B a. Miller said he did not believe Federal troops would be needed in Decatur at the arraignment of the to place a want and pm Al 353-4612 athens�?232-1535 Quick weather fair and cold. High today 55 Low tonight 33 High sunday 55. Complete weather map Page 2. It s a privilege to live in the Tennessee Valley falling into enemy hands. The cambodians insist they can provide Security. The cambodians apparently did not ask for infantrymen because they have accused South vietnamese troops of misconduct among the civilian population while operating in Cambodia on the phenom penh front a dense pall of Black smoke from napalm strikes marked enemy positions on a tree line West of the capital associated press correspondent Robin Mannock said in a dispatch from the capital. Mannock reported cambodian officers at the front told him there had been Little ground fighting since an enemy Advance see South on Page 2 j a Safe Motorist week police it. C. B. Tutwiler of the police departments traffic division left discusses accidents in Decatur with Pilgrim Decatur safety Council vice president. The safety Council s Safe Motorist week Campaign has began. Daily photo safety Council sponsors Safe Motorist Campaign Henry m. Jackson a week Long a Safe Motorist campaigns in Decatur has begun As the Decatur safety Council attempts to remind Drivers of motor safety. Harold Pilgrim Campaign chairman said during the week patrolmen will observe Drivers of motor vehicles in Decatur and take notes on those who drive safely. At the end of the week the patrolmen will choose a Driver who has jacks onto Ruit Quot a Fer r Quot Quot for presidency by Paul Hope c Washington Star Washington sen. Henry m. Jackson d-wash., announced his candidacy for president Friday on a program of More jobs More Law and order and a Strong National defense. Jackson said that a americans Are fed up with people who Are fed up with he made it Clear that be intends to talk about issues that some find distasteful. A Many politicians wince at the Public a demand for Law and order a he said. A they say Law and order is a code word for racism or for repression. I say that until we Are prepared to acknowledge that Law and order is a real problem we wont solve he said the Nixon administration lacked the Trost of the people and did not have the ability to straighten out the american Economy. Jackson criticized the democratic presidential front runner sen. Edmunds. Muskie of Maine although he did not mention him by name. Jackson 59 years old joined sen. George s. Mcgovern of South Dakota and mayor Sam Yorty of los Angeles As announced candidates for the democratic nomination. Muskie is expected to make formal his bid shortly As is sen. Hubert h. Humphrey of Minnesota the democratic nominee in the 1968 elections. Mayor John v. Lindsay of new York and rep. Shirley Chisholm d-n.y., Are also seriously considering running for the presidency. One democratic candidate sen. Fred r. Harris of Oklahoma has already dropped out of the race after running out of funds six weeks after he had announced. Two other democrats sen. Birch Bayh of Indiana and sen. Harold Hughes of Iowa dropped out before their campaigns could begin in Earnest. Jackson announced his candidacy in the caucus room of the old Senate office building. His announcement and the news conference that followed were aped for see Jackson on Page 2 impressed them As an example of a Safe Motorist he said. The Winner will receive a Steak dinner for two from the Decatur new car dealers association Pilgrim the Decatur safety Council wants to Reward Drivers who practice Safe driving a said mrs. Robert m. Smith safety Council president. A the Council Hopes that this Campaign will be a reminder to motorists to drive safely All it mrs. Ssmith sgd the Safe Motorist Campaign is sponsored for the fourth consecutive year this year by the Council. In 1968, the Council sponsored a a safety emphasis week a awarding 50 safety citations to motorists. The week continued in 1969, with one citation awarded for each of three consecutive weeks. In 1970, the City segmented into four areas each with a safety week and a citation Winner mrs. Smith said. Pilgrim said he will work this year with Decatur police Chie pack self who has served in an advisory capacity on the Council s Board of directors since the 1966 organization of the Council. The safety Campaign week ends nov. 26, said Pilgrim. Briefs of Citurs Maona Vox dealer for is years Robinson furniture downtown second a a Enue Decatur 153 2370 adv Patriot the american Flag flies daily at 916 8th st. Be. Mrs. Cd feet fori who lives at that address has a deeply personal reason for flying the Flag read cd of women so a Quot. World on sunday and learn Why this Young Decatur housewife feels this commitment. daily photo by fave Washington apr the governments Cost of living figures crept up again last month during the Price freeze. Rising prices of 1972 autos clothing and shelter outweighed a Harvest time decline in food prices the labor department said Friday. Mobile apr striking Union longshoremen agreed Friday not to interfere with the loading of two ships with soybeans and a Federal judge immediately postponed a hearing of a contempt citation against the docks workers. Pasadena Calif. Apr cheered by indications the dust storm obscuring Mars is slowly Clearing. Mariner 9 scientists Friday reported detection of water vapor Over the planet s South pole. Camden apr some 300 predominantly Black demonstrators seeking More school integration and better jobs were arrested Friday for marching without a permit Wilcox county sheriff . Albritton said. Tokyo apr radicals demanding that . Forces leave Okinawa rampaged with fire bombs Friday night burning Down a restaurant in a Central Tokyo Park. Cooper Dies in Hartselle Hartselle a former Hartselle postmaster John t. Cooper 82, one of the. City a oldest and most respected residents died Friday afternoon at a local Hospital. Funeral services will be announced by Peck funeral Home. Survivors include the widow mrs. John Cooper Hartselle a son. Edward Cooper Hartselle and a number of nieces and nephews. Or. Cooper took office As postmaster in 1939 and served for some 20 years before his retirement. He also Active in the life insurance business and a Large property Holder in Morgan county. Or. Cooper an Active member of the first methodist Church of Hartselle. A Nephew raised by or Cooper Robert 11. York Rose in the army to the rank of lieutenant general and in see Cool kit on Page 2r. L

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