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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 6, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaOur 47th year no. 340 the Only daily paper published in Eastern South Carolina Florence. S. C., sunday morning december 6, 1970 daily sunday is Man will never so they say Raleigh . A members of the Man will never Fly memorial motto i s Birds Fly men drink preparing for their annual cocktail party interrupted by presen tation of ant aviation awards. The society will holds its 12th annual gathering at nags head near Kitty Hawk where on dec. 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers made what the society Calls their alleged first the meeting As always will begin at 4 . Dec. 16 with a cocktail party that officially ends at . The next Day exact time Orville and Wilbur Wright made Man s first powered flight. The meeting is interrupted briefly during the evening by dinner a speaker and the announcement of ant aviation awards. The speaker this year the society announced in an an Nual newsletter to its 500 members will be Hazel Mckendrick of Dallas tex., an aviation historian a former air race Pilot and an employee of the Federal aviation administration. The never flys never announce their a n t i a w a r d winners in Advance. In the past they have included major aviation manufacturers and airlines National political figures and agencies astronauts and snoopy. One of the society s major positions taken in july 1969 shortly before what the society described As Man s alleged first Moon Landing was that the Only Way to get to the Moon is to build a Bridge. The society is currently led by or. . De North or. Of Batesville. Ind., who was once the Toast guard s flying doctor for North Carolina s outer Banks. The society has a prepared statement which says it was formed in 1959 to fill two first there was at that time no Man will never Fly memorial society. Second in previous years there had never been enough people on the North Carolina outer Banks to have a party the night of dec. 1c." fatally stricken Kimberly Modjeski 11, lies in bed in St. Paul minn., with her parents Allen and Paula Modjeski nearby. Kimberly is stricken with me achromatic Leuk dystrophy a disease that destroys the be neral nervous sys tem. Her brother Kenneth 9, also suffers from the fatal ailment. A younger Bro ther has not been afflicted. Doctors say the older children Monnot live five More years. The family lives in a St. Paul suburb. American bombers Pound to Chi Minh Trail in Laos i Saigon a . Strata fortresses began their third month of saturation bombings of the to Chi Minh Trail in Laos on saturday while vietnamese ground troops hunted the enemy in Cambodia and in South Viet Nam s u Minh Forest. The . Command announced the Rescue of two . Air Force Only survivors among 30 other americans and 12 South vietnamese aboard a c123 transport that crashed into a Mountain near Cam Hanh Bay. Rescuers said sgt. Gary Lee Aldridge Navarro calif., and sgt. Vincent fair brother Riverside r.i., were on the first leg of their journey Home when the crash occurred last sunday. Both suffered be fractures. All available b52s in the a theater have been thrown the laotian bombing Campaign one of the most intensive of in Indochina War. They have Bee hitting the Trail every Day sine oct. 10 in an Effort to plug Hanoi s Supply funnel to the South on the ground Viet namese marines and Ranger a new offensive in the Parrot s beak Section of cambo Dia and another Gnu eminent Force covered by lie i copter gunships searched to Viet Cong hideouts in the swamps of the u Minh Fores 140 Miles Southwest of Saigon. The Parrot s beak operation passing sub plucks Sailor from the sea Panama a a 58-year old greek Seaman who fell Over Board from a Tanker and tread de water 20 hours before an american submarine happened Here saturday on by arrived the sub. The sub s attention was attracted by Karalabos t. Zera plus shouts in a moonless Pacific night. Capt. Karl Peterson of Tacoma wash., commander greenish said Zeraph us was bellowing like a raging Bull in the sea 50 Miles off the mexican coast. He said the sail or looked tired but not exhausted when he was pulled aboard. That Man must have the Stam Ina of a 20-year-old Peterson remarked. Zeraph us who Speaks Only greek was reported missing last monday by the greek Tanker St. Nicholas. Peterson said Zeraph us seemed frustrated during the five Days he spent on the sub by his inability to communicate with his rescuers. It. . Barry Holland said he was on the Bridge of the sub cruising on the surface at about 12 knots last monday night when he heard a shout above a the mar of the Craft s four engines. He spotted a Man in the sub s Wash and ordered the engines reversed. Peterson said when the sub was reversed about 20 feet to Zeraph us position in the water we could hear him bellowing j like a raging he said Zer Aphis was Stark did t even have a ring the Captain said he decided to stay in the area until Daybreak in Case others were in the Vicinity and reported the Rescue to the . Coast guard which sent out a search plane. The greenish began an expanding Square search at Day break tuesday Petersen said but stopped about noon when a message was relayed from the reek Tanker saying its Crew men Zeraph us was missing. Zeraph wearing clothing supplied by the Greenf so Crew was taken to the canal tone immigration station. I is designed to eare enemy prs sure on cambodian forces seek ing to reopen beleaguered sup ply lines to phenom penh. Initia reports said 15 communist com nand soldiers were killed at Cost of three vietnamese marines killed and seven wounded the five Day old u Minh Campaign which commenced Vit the Start of the dry season a the Southern tip of South Viet Nam has netted 91 Viet con killed. Government losses wer reported As six killed or wound 1. No fighting was reported there saturday but spokesmen n Saigon said two Viet Cong arms caches were found. The included a 175mm pack howitzer 16 antiaircraft machine six East German machine guns and quantities of Armuni Ion and medical supplies. There were Only scattered mall firefights elsewhere in South Vietnam. The . Command reported be skirmish involving an Merican unit half a mile South f the demilitarized zone but Aid there was no indication of Forth vietnamese troop move ments across the zone which i ides the two Vietnam. The americans killed six North Viet amese and captured three Hile suffering one wounded. The two rescued airmen were Aken to a military Hospital at am Ranh Bay. There Aldr de was reported in fair Condi on and Fairbrother As serious ill. Officials said Fairbrother had fractured knee with infection and Aldredge a broken leg. Kidnapped envoy Back in London London a James r. Cross held prisoner for two months by Canadian terrorist kidnappers arrived in drenched London saturday night for a Joyful reunion with his wife who kept Faith that he would survive. Cross thin and tired but still smiling said it s marvelous to be Back in the world As he stepped from the Canadian air Force jetliner that brought him irom Montreal. I m so grateful to be Back in he added. I never thought i was going to drink a pint of bitter English draught Beer again the 49-Yearold British Diplo mat walked in with his wife Barbara who had arrived earlier from Switzerland and warded the Canadian Jet for their reunion. Friends who were present said mrs. Cross cried Darling and threw herself into her Hus and s arms. When she re marked that his skin was Pale replied i Haven t seen the Sun for a few the friends said. It had been 60 Days since terrorists of the Quebec liberation front which seeks Independence for French speaking que dec had seized Cross at his Lontreal Home. Cross who was he British Trade commissioner n Montreal said the kidnappers text him in a Small window less throughout the ordeal. His wife spent the months of earful waiting with friends in twi Zerland. She flew to London after Cross was surrendered to he Canadian government thursday by the kidnappers who vere then Given Safe passage to Uba. With Cross on the flight from Montreal was his daughter us an 24. Canada s foreign Secretary Mitchell Sharp was among the officials at Heathrow Ai Sporl to Reet Cross. Sharp told newsmen he Felt he Canadian government s Hugh attitude toward the Ter wrists had been fully just Israel reports clash at canal us gamecocks Down notre dome 85-82 the University of South Carolina gamecocks Defeated notre Dame 85 82 in their second game of the sea son saturday night. See Page 1-c. With a Little lumber and a Little Talent some Florence area craftsmen Are making some remarkable things. See Page 1-d. There was no Advance warning for most victims of the disastrous Cyclone that brought the sea sweeping across parts of 9ast Pakistan. See Page 5-a. Index arts 10-c building business deaths editorials 4-a features Gallup Horoscope 11-a one killed three Hurt in Accident a 16-year-old Florence youth Vas killed and three people hospitalized sat or d a y afternoon in a car truck collision about six Miles East of Lorence near Francis Marion College. The victim was identified by Florence county Coroner w. Billy Eaddy As Eric Neil Ensen of Black Creek Road Ensen a passenger in a a driven by Joseph wilds Tallenger 16, also of Florence who was hospitalized a t Mcleod infirmary. The Driver of the pick up truck Lawrence Buck Owens 19, and a passenger Willie Owens 23, were hospitalized in Marion. Eaddy said the Accident occurred about . Satur Day at the intersection of state Highway 327 and . Highway 301. The Coroner said setting up Maine democratic sen. Edmund Muskie holds Jim a Chesapeake Bay retriever in a Cornfield As he helps set up decoys on the Eastern Shore of Maryland saturday. Muskie was a member of a Hunting party that took seven geese. The big Bird in foreground in t the real thing Only a Canadian Goose Decoy. A performance scheduled Here today 6-a 2-a 1-1 5-a weather mostly sunny Windy and Cool today with High in Low 60s. Cold tonight with Low in 30s. Clear and colder monday with High in mid 50s. De tails Page 3-a. Sallenger w a s apparently crossing Highway 301 and collided with Owens truck which was headed toward Florence. Jensen was taken to Mcleod infirmary and died about an hour and a half later. He was a Junior at Wilson and Mcclenaghan High schools and a son of Richard f. Jensen and mrs. Lois Johnson Jonson of Florence. Highway patrolman Milton Gamble investigated the Accident. By Ralph Kanov morning news staff writer the Florence symphony orchestra and the pee Dee area chorus join forces sunday at . In the Sanctuary o Florence s first Baptist Church for a special presentation o Handel s the As in previous years a packet House is anticipated to hear tin Christmas masterpiece a Handel which will be conducted by Franklin West. Cost of the annual presentation i s underwritten by the Aiken foun Dation. Considered one of the mos important events in the Liturgy of the Christmas Church b most theologians hailing the an pointed one from god the Messiah Marks the beginning of the Holiday seasons for christians. The backgrounds and professions of the four performing artists singing Lead parts in this year s production of Handel s Messiah Are noted musicians whose interpretations Promise to be rewarding and meaningful. Featured soloists will be sue Butler Mills w. D. Thomas jr., and Adrian Ketcham All of Florence and James a Clylon Norris of Sumter. Mrs. Mills a Soprano soloist will perform rejoice greatly 0 daughter of come unto him and several recitative. She is the wife of William Mills organist choir director of Central United methodist Church in Florence. She came to Florence from Tallahassee Fla. With her family where she was an instructor of voice at Florida state University. She received the master of music degree in voice from Florida state and b. M. Degree from Sanford University in Birmingham Ala. Besides being a housewife and caring for a two year old son see Messiah Page 2-a Border infraction denied by Egypt Tel Aviv a Israel said a Small egyptian reconnaissance Force tried to Cross the Suez canal saturday but was driven Back. A military spokes Man said one egyptian was killed in the clash with an israeli army patrol on the canal s Southern sector. He reported no israeli casualties. Israel charged that the inc Dent was a serious violation of the . Initiated cease Tiro a complaint to the United n tons truce supervision Orgar nation in Jerusalem. Egypt denied the claim a accused Israel of a murdering a civilian in occupied Sinai. A statement Cairo s official Middle a news Agency said Israel w attempting to absolve hers of a crime by fabricating the Story and blaming the egy trans for the alleged violation the Egypt s Deputy minister information munis Hafez said it could be a group of smugglers who have increased thei activities lately. Israel is trying o Benefit from this to show tha egyptians Are not respecting he cease fire and to deceive world Public opinion. Such allegations would de Eive it was believed to be the firs me a Force from either Side Ollie canal had attempted to Ross the waterway since the ease fire went into effect aug. Israeli military sources expressed belief the infiltrators Ere a Small band of highly aimed reconnaissance special to. They said the radio trans litter and other military equip sent found near the dead Egypt an indicated the group was ent to report recent develop ends on the israeli Side of the waterway. No identification was found on in body. The sources added that since in egyptians had crossed the anal and had apparently infill ated behind israeli Forward Isit ions is it showed they were tilled commandos. The sources would not pin Point the clash but said it was the bitter lakes Region of the Uther sector. Robbery nabbed san Bernardino Calif a Shotgun toting califor Nia Highway patrol officers captured four men on the Busy san freeway Satur Day and said they recovered More than a Quarter million Dol Lars believed stolen from a new Lersey armoured car. Arrested were to Haney Teka 19, an ethiopian High school Stu Dent living in Maplewood . Francis 26, Carnegie a. Ronald Glenn revels is Sanford Fla., and Richard Al Yates Burlington mass ill were booked for i Vestiga Ion of armed robbery inter ate flight to avoid pros ecu on and interstate transport on of a stolen car. The car in which the four men Ere Riding was halted on intes Tate 10 by four patrol cars. Of cers said they surrounded the a and the men surrendered without a struggle. In the trunk of the car was a Duffel bag weighing about so funds said officer George Uddell. Inside he said was Antl it took us allay to count Ruddell said. The Money is believed part of stolen nov. 24 from an Mored car in Millburn Uddell gave this Story of How e robbery had taken place an armoured car transporting payroll from the Elizabeth to ., Bank to nearby Liv Aston was stopped in Millburn the Driver s assistant armed the a .38 Caliper revolver. The incr was tied up with wires Ped out of the car s radio and e car eluded a pursuing Lehi Oil Slicks spread into the Gulf near Relief Well drilling site new Orleans a our Oil Slicks appeared Satur Day near a Large off Shore Drill no platform where a Relief Well and work platform were being erected in attempts to blot out a ire that has burned for six Days. The coast guard reported iat a heavy Slick was period ally ablaze within Yards of he charred Shell Oil co., plat orm in the Gulf of Mexico and Iree Light Slicks none More than 50 Yards wide fingered out 5 Miles. One of the Slicks sex ended to the East another to he West Southwest and a third the West Southwest and a Hird to the West Northwest. Louisiana s marshy coastline Rich in wildlife and fisheries is 10 Miles North of the fiery plat form. Earlier in the week a Bow Slick had been reported. Smoke carrying soot and de Bris from the melting platform blanketed the coast guard Cut Ter dependable which stood nearby to Ward off sightseers and to watch for Oil spills. Three men have died. One is missing and another was in Crit ical condition with Burns suffered when the fire erupted tuesday morning. Sixty men bad been working on the plat form in production for about a year. The work platform was set tip 50 Yards away to allow a Crane operated by a team of wild Well fighters to remove chunks of he twisted Structure so the fire can Burn True without being de a Shell spokesman said lie first of several Relief Wells was about ready to begin drilling to the base of Well 826, believed the source of the fire. Drilling should take about three weeks the spokesman estimated. If successful it will Start pumping water Down Lien Force heavy mud that conceals and chokes the flow of Oil and Gas into the wild Well

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