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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 11, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaOur 47th year no. 315 the Only daily paper published in Eastern South Carolina Horence s. C. Wednesday morning november 11, 1970 daily 10w sunday 15e de Gaulle s funeral scheduled thursday parisians get word that former president Charles de Gaulle is dead people gather around newsstand on champs Elysee tuesday to read headlines released at soviet Border freed generals final tribute set by world leaders Paris a leaders from East and West moved tuesday to pay their final tribute to Charles de Gaulle As the Symbol of France its past grandeur its Genius its eternal contradictions. The nation s Strong guide in War and peace just 13 Days Short of his 80th birthday died monday night of a circulatory disorder. He had walked with the mighty but his final companions were his wife a physician and a roman Catholic priest. Nearby were a television set tuned to the world news and a deck of cards used for solitaire. Back Ankara Turkey a two american generals whose Small plane flew to the soviet Union oct. 21 returned to an Kara tuesday. They maintained silence on How they landed in soviet Armenia. The incident threw a chill into . Relations. An informed source said the freed Gen. Edward c. D. Scherrer chief of the american military Aid mis Sion to Turkey and his assist ant Brig. Gen. Claude m. Mcquarrie under orders not to talk after they flew to an Kara. Scherrer said that what he missed most while in the soviet Union was Freedom. Mcquarrie said he was sorry to have missed the Ankara Golf club championship. The generals said they were Well treated but in Turkey that the experience was not it landed by error Back across the Border to Kars its Destina Tion oct. 21. The generals who were unshaven and tired looking were to Start extensive debriefing by Pentagon officials wednesday three killed in Lane area car Collison Lane three Williamsburg county persons were killed in a two car collision near Here Early tuesday morning. Coroner g. G. Mclntosh identified the dead persons As Lorena Brown 58, and Sumbera Scott 2, both of Lane and re tha Mccrea 37, of sailers. Mclntosh said the wreck of i an unscheduled overflight of the american sources said. Tuesday night was set aside Foriest and reunion with their families. It was not known How and Why their twin engine Beech Craft drifted across the Border while the officers were on a tour of military installations in East Turkey. The Pilot con sular officials in the soviet Union that while the plane approached Kars a severe up draft swept it across the Border Anc he landed by mistake at Lenina 1 Kan. Officials have refused however to confirm or deny a number of conflicting reports. Some turkish sources had re ported for instance that the plane was lured to the soviet Union by a false radio Beacon. Turkish military sources re ported that the generals made the generals and turkish col. Cevat Deli also aboard the . Army u8, were released at a Small Border Post Early tuesday after an unexplained All night negotiating session Between turkish and russian officers. They were then flown to Ankara. A three Man turkish Crew tuesday flew the plane and its Pilot . Army maj. James p. Russell from Leni Nakan at guess Crossroads about three Miles Northwest of Lane about . The Coroner said a car driven by Nathaniel Mccrea and an othe driven by Christopher Brown collided at the intersection. The investigation is continuing. Coroner Mclntosh said a jury has been selected and an inquest will be of Ani capital of medieval Armenia right on the Border before going astray. Another question asked in Ankara was Why the supposedly tight radar network on the turkish Side of the Border missed the u8 As it passed into the soviet Union. Evidence of this was the search conducted in the rugged turkish mountains before the russians announced they had the de Gaulle in the Cathe dral of notre Dame on thurs Day. Nixon decided to Cut Short his Lorida vacation and return to Washington on tuesday night arrangements were made to postpone from thursday to Fri Lay a meeting with president elect Luis Echeverria of Mexico the meeting will be at the Washington White ii Stead of key Biscayne. Turning aside the tradition of Napoleon and years of French Kings de Gaulle will be buried thursday in the cramped churchyard in Colombey Les Deus Eulises the Village where he that is in accordance with his hand written order that the ceremony take place with out the slightest Public Ceremy without bands fanfare or but about 80 world leaders in Nixon and so Viet Premier Alexei n. Kosygin will attend a memorial service in notre Dame Cathedra the Sayfie Day. The nation which had re buffed him in a cons Ituna referendum that led to his Resig nation., As president 18 month ago Learned of de Gaulle death about 12 hours after it occurred. The delay was at the n quest of his family. And later in 10 years As presi Dent As the restorer of National prestige. They took the news without mass scenes of grief. I m not i la Tell you he took our last bit of greatness with him a Paris cab Driver ones de Roosevelt even Stalin that s All president Georges Pompidou his successor observed France is said. The great Gaulle Churchill related Story Page 6a in Here s portrait of charges de gauge when he was president of France official photo taken in 1959, was Hung in Halls throughout nation As t guardian of their tar through the Ignominy of nazi Defea expresses America s sympathy to French people Nixon Llo attend rites in Paris key Biscayne Fla. Nixon said the death of Dei the president will be accompanied by Secretary of state William p. Rogers or. Henry a. Kissinger his chief adviser National Security matters i i Ai Ujj a id. J Iii Auh Pic Uco Lii i president Nixon has made i Gaulle was a loss to All Man arrangements tuesday to Fly to j kind Paris for memorial services for in a statement and in a letter nation pauses to Honor fighting men cabled to president Georges j Pompidou of France Nixon expressed America s sympathy to s i the people of France for a Man the president said was a Stead fast ally in War and a True Wjk spend in j the press Secre tary Ronald l. Ziegler told re porters is going to Paris for the memorial services for Gen. De Gaulle to pay his personal respects to a great Leader who was both a personal Friend of the president and a Man of great stature. The president will conduct no official business by the associated press America pauses wednesday to observe veterans Day and Hon or its fighting men with the drumbeats and laurels that have been a tradition since the end of world War i. From Washington where the symbolic Wreath will be placed at the Tomb of the unknown Soldier to Pearl Harbor Waii where a commemorative service will be held at the Arizona memorial citizens will be urged to remember past sacrifices. The Date known As armistice Day when first observed m 1918 by the United states Britain and France is a National holi Day. Federal workers will have the Day off and in most states governmental offices and schools will be related Story Page 2a Rainy and Damp weather was forecast for most of the East coast while on the West coast it is expected to be Clear and sunny. The focal Point of the National Observance takes place in Washington s Arlington National cemetery when a Wreath is placed on the Tomb of the unknown Soldier for the 52nd time. Donald e. Johnson adminis Trator of veterans affairs will setting president Nixon. The president will be in the Florida White House at key Biscayne. In California gov. Ronald Reagan has declared the Day prisoners of War Day and . John s. Mccain . Pacific commander will speak at traditional Wreath laying Iii a Navy Pilot has been a prisoner in North Vietnam three years. The themes of programs in Long Beach calif., and Hawaii will be peace with the ceremony in Hawaii will be at the Arizona memorial in bless american Day Parade and rally. Parades and memorial serv ices Are scheduled in Philadel phia and program chairman Casper j. Knight jr., saying that the Vietnam War has affected All americans called on citizens to pause and reflect on the suffering and sacrifices the have on the this would Rule out any substantive meeting apparently with soviet Premier Alexei n. Kosygin who also will attend the memorial services but there could be a casual Contact per haps in the event the French government arranges some sort of reception for chiefs of state and other distinguished persons gathered for the de Gaulle serv veterans groups Are hoping to son it. Cmdr. John s. Mccain marking an anniversary marines pan in review tuesday at iwo Jim memorial near Arling ton National get artery during a ceremony marking the preside at the ceremony repro 195th anniversary Marine corps. A Floral Tri Bute at the baie. In Washington flew of half staff following the death of rep. William i Daw son Dell. Ing through his mail and writ a in the Strong penmanship at rarely needed an erasure a correction. He began work at ., o chapters into the text of the Ork on his final presidential ars he ate lunch with his be Yvonne. Then they walked the Woods behind the House it of their routine. He worked on his manuscript Ain in the afternoon. Later found 7 . De Gaulle began game of solitaire while wait ing for the evening news. The Rev. Claude Saugey the Village priest related later that mrs. De Gaulle said her husband put both hands below his Waist and cried out of How it death was ascribed to see de Gaulle Page 2a Blount pushing mail for pos postmaster general Blount is in Europe with orders to go All the Way to Hanoi if necessary to Speed Christmas mail to War prisoners. See Page so. F the claim that Amelia Earhart is still alive has been branded utter .1 see Page 14a. Two s. C. Demos mentioned As potential vice presidential candidates Are cautiously Coy about their chances. See Page 5b. Index ask Andy 11b classified so comics deaths editorials markets sports women 11b 2a 4a 7b 11a 5a weather fog this morning turning Clear and cooler this afternoon and tonight. High today in 60s Low tonight in 40s. Details Page 3a

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