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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 19, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaOur 47th year no. 323 the Only daily paper published in Eastern South Carolina Florence s. C., thursday morning november 19, 1970 daily 10w sunday ise massive Aid program readied for Pakistan Dacca East Pakistan a i reimbursement of direct question of which country s i Relief costs. Pilots should Fly Relief helicopters has delayed delivery of gently needed aircraft from the United states and Britain Paki Stani Relief officials said wednesday. At the same time the United states announced the most Mas Sive direct government Aid pro program of emergency food supplies disbursement of american counter part funds in Pakistan and International lied Cross offi Cial in Geneva said the largest i Pilot helicopter Issue delays aircraft delivery i from red China. The pakistani officials said Day. Two Small american Helicon trying five tons of blankets and Man said he could neither con. Tents for survivors of the disastrous storm and tidal wave that claimed at least lives on the pakistani officials said the Bav of coast last lne their government wanted Werc expected thursh Friday an estimated United states and Britain to afternoon from Katmandu and a provide the aircraft Lor use by military cargo plane was to pakistani pilots. But washing-1 bring in four Huey choppers ton refused to go along the offi thursday night shortly after an vials said so Pakistan backed american chartered pcs car Friday. Unofficial estimates of the dead ranged from to but Pakistan s Relief commissioner a. M. An Suzza firm nor Challenge the grim calculation. The International Effort to Aid two million survivors of the storm got under Way in Earnest wednesday As one Swiss three West German and an iranian cargo plane arrived with tents blankets clothing and Medicine. Communist China led the list of Cash donors for the storm Vic Tims the International league of red Cross societies said in Geneva. The red Cross said peking s contribution was More than half the total of Mil lion in Cash and Relief supplies already donated or pledged by j manned by French Crews to 20 National red Cross Organiza a carry supplies to isolated tons. Groups of survivors and Evascu the american red Cross the injured the spokesman donated said blankets and Rcd Cross re Ilief supplies would be flown to the donations listed by aboard a French military red Cross do not include Relief offered directly by governments to the pakistani government. In Paris government spokes Man Leo Hamon said France had decided to Send an unspecified number of helicopters plane. British Aid included five Mil lion water purification tablets donated by a drug company. Each Tablet was said to be sufficient to purify a gallon of polluted water. President asks big foreign Aid boost would add billion to earlier figure Washington a president Nixon asked Congress wednesday to add billion to the billion he had requested earlier for foreign Aid in this fiscal year. First indications were that the re quest faces a Rocky legislative Road. About half the added funds asked in a special message to Congress would go to help Israel build its military potential. Tion Case but added this simply will add to the deficit chief ready is going to far exc Cej original neighbouring Arab states of Jorj of he More a hug at the top Rock climber Warren Harding is hugged by his girl Friend Beryl it Nash As Dean dwell watches As the two hit the top of Al Capitan in Yosemite emotional Park wednesday. The men ended their climb of the foot High a Titanite Wall after 27 Days on the face. A 27-Day first Yosemite Conquest 2 Rock climbers make Grade Yosemite National for dizzy feet the Rock is j Caldwell was unhurt but Park Calif. Api two perpendicular or overhanging j Harding lost some skin sliding Dan and Lebanon Are Down for million and million respectively for what White House aides described As internal Security needs in those countries. Apart from Israel major sums would go to Cambodia South Korea and South Viet i Nam. Billion total in the Nixon pick age 5500 million would be marked for credits to help is Rael finance purchases equipment that have been Nec Essary to maintain her defense capability and to ease the eco nomic Strain caused by her sex bearded grinning climbers i with a final 400 feet of rugged Down rough Stone struggled triumphantly to the Rise to the Summit. Adventurers both expert top of h Capitan at seven my. Pm t d Caldwell utes before noon completing a 27-Day first Eon quest of the sheer Southeast face of the giant Rock that Tow ers 3.400 feet Over Yosemite Valley. 27, of Portland ore., who exclaimed. God i can t believe As he was greeted by about friends and newsmen who had gone up by sposite Side. A Trail on the of veto return of strikers Detroit a return of 3 000 Long striking employees to a general motors Plant thursday was vetoed wednesday by the United Auto workers Union. But the Law left undisturbed at least for the time being plans of others to begin re turning thursday to another Plant. A nationwide Law strike against pm now in its 10th week will not normally end until Union ratification of a new National contract on which voting winds up Friday. Was no explanation from Union Headquarters in de troit Why workers had been or dered not to return immediately at a Fisher body Plant at grand Blanc Mich., but no such order had been Given a similar Plant at Kalamazoo Mich. Local unions representing employees of the two plants have approved overwhelmingly both the new National contract and at the Plant working agree ments which supplement it. They also had agreed with local management to return to work without awaiting a formal end of the strike. Don Ellis Law regional director for the Flint area pointed out the Union had not called off its pm strike and that it still was t absolutely certain the new contract will be ratified. General motors said it would Welcome any workers who re turn thursday fighter at grand Blanc or Kalamazoo but James Huffman shop committee chair Man at grand Blanc said or Ders came Down from the inter National for none to go Back before monday. Warren Harding 46, of West Sacramento Calif., made the Summit 19 minutes behind Cald Well and declared i feel the men hugged and kissed their girl friends then began munching Fried Chicken and quaffing Champagne which the greeters had brought. A Steak dinner with Premium wine was p Annex for dinner at the top. During the record climb in which they spurned a Rescue at tempt last Friday the men said they both took Falls of 40 to 50 feet but that each was saved by his partner s rope. Ended Rock climbers had Nixon described the Money As necessary to carry out plans for reducing direct . Military commitments abroad while in creasing the ability of allies to defend themselves. White House officials conceded however that part of the need for Moore Money traces to handed military a White House official conceded that million in credits would permit the israelis to Pur Chase considerably More than that amount in armaments from the United states. Planned originally a 12-Day Asj the . Intervention in cambo cent but bad weather hampered them and they ran out of food Early tuesday. It s not really Cald Well said. We be just been thinking of All kinds of things to eat but it seemed like we Felt stronger when we Cut Down on food. Hauling up their extensive climbing gear Caldwell said he thought their worst time was when they were stuck for four Days about Halfway up the face. Caldwell a photographer and teacher said they joked about Lack of bathing Harding saying he smells like a decaying Rhinoceros but i think i probably smell like a beached see cumbers Page 2-a Dia and to events in the Middle East which were not foreseen when Nixon made his original request last january. Cognizant of the fact that anti foreign Aid forces in con Gress already have trimmed his original request to 2.2 billion Nixon called congressional Lead ers to the White House wednes Day afternoon in an Effort to win support for the revised request. Even before the White House session formidable opposition surfaced on Capitol Hill when the Senate majority Leader sen. Mike Mansfield d-mont., told newsmen he opposes the added funds. Mansfield said he would be glad to listen to the adm Nistra the hungry survivors a woman gestures to photographers in East Pakistan to show that she is hungry. The Mansura Community was at the Center of the storm which caused thousands of deaths. The woman and others have nothing to eat except Rotton Rice. Did t see sgt. Mitchell at my Lai witnesses say by the associated press defense witnesses at the court martial of sgt. David Mitchell testified wednesday that Mitchell was not among the soldiers they saw shooting unarmed South vietnamese civil ians at my Lai on March 16, 1968. Mitchell s attorneys at the trial in it. Hood Texas also said they wanted the testimony of 1st it. William Calley Mitch Ell s platoon Leader in Vietnam to Complete their Case. But there were no indications Auto makes crash Landing at Airport this Auto driven by Jack Rolbin of n. Miami fla., who Wai critically injured was travelling South on u. S. Highway 301 near Florence municipal Airport tarty wednesday night when it collided with a truck Skidd ded into a Large trash Container and continued tra Veling in a freakish manner before plunging into the mesh wire Fence at the Florence air and missile mus Eum at the Airport. See related Story Page 2-a. That the army would permit Calley to leave it. Benning ga., where he is on military trial on charges of murdering 102 South vietnamese civilians at my Lai that Day. Galley s court martial took evidence wednesday from a former com Bat photographer. At it. Mcpherson ga., attorneys for capt. Ernest Medina Calley s company commander at the time of the my Lai kill Ings continued to present Evi Dence at a closed army hearing. At it. Hood James Dursi of Brooklyn n.y., said he helped push civilians into a drainage ditch and saw the men who shot them. Mitchell was not among the men he named. Another witness Elmer Hay Wood of Baytown tex., told the seven officer court that Mitchell never stopped at the drainage ditch where the army says the 30-year-old sergeant from St. Francisville la., shot unarmed civilians. Dursi and Haywood said Thev saw former pvt. Paul Meadlo of Terre Hau ind., shoot into the terrorists kill nine in Saigon Saigon a Viet Cong terrorists hurled a hand Gre Nade into a crowd of Viet namese watching a movie 20 Miles Northeast of Saigon kill ing nine civilians and wounded 43 other persons South Viet namese military Headquarters reported thursday. The incident which occurred wednesday night near n new District town was one of the worst reported terrorist acts in recent months. Spokesmen said the terrorists escaped. Ditch. Haywood also named Dennis Conti of Providence . Dursi regarded As a Star de sense witness said Meadlo thief in London robs socialite of her jewelry London a a reigning Beauty of european society said wednesday a thief chloroformed and bound her when she. Emerged from her bathroom Clad Only in a Towel and robbed her of a Fortune in jewels. One unofficial estimate put the value coup icing uni asked him Why he was not firing of the haul at ?36moo and Dursi said he replied "1 just Coli Len t. I just refused to fire. I said i can t and wont and looked at the at it. Benning Ronald Haeb Erle the former combat photo Grapher told Calley s court martial that he saw a Large group of vietnamese civilians including a woman with a baby in her arms shot Down. However Haeberle 28, told the six officer panel he never saw it. And the prose cution did not attempt to link his testimony with Calley. His testimony was presented to sup port the army s Contention that american soldiers took part in multiple executions at my Lai. Vico Tesse Jacqueline de Ribes wife of a French banker and acknowledged As one of the loveliest of the Beautiful peo was staying tuesday night in a sixth floor suite at London s Claridge hotel. She said the thief seized her from behind and forced a chloroform pad Over her face. When she regained consciousness she was lying on her bed and her wrists were bound with electrical wire she said. The i comtesse said she could not describe her assailant. She moved to the apartment of a Friend after reporting the loss and declined to give further interviews. Defense readied in tote Case the defense in the Sharon Tate murder trial opens its Case today and May introduce As evidence an alleged confession. See Page 6-d. Many civilians in need of fast med ical treatment have been airlifted by military helicopters. See Page 2-b. Index ask Andy 9d classified 6d comics 9d deaths 2a editorials 4a markets 6b sports 3d women 6a financially strapped cities around the nation Are trim Ning their pay Rolls. See rage 9-a. Weather partly Cloudy and warmer through Friday. Highs today and Friday in 60s of tonight in Middle 40s. Details 3a

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