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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 26, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaOur 47th year no. 330 the Only daily paper published in Eastern South Carolina Florence s. C., thursday morning november 26, 1970 daily sunday lie entire nation pauses for thanksgiving by the associated press americans offer thanks for the blessings of yesterday and prayers for the generations of tomorrow As they pause thursday to observe thanksgiving years after it All began. Whether their ancestors Lan ded with the pilgrims of the 1600s or the immigrants of the 19110s, the thoughts of Many will turn to the Plymouth mass., Colony where the first thanksgiving was held in 1621. About visitors Are expected at Plymouth Many of whom will join in a Public Buffet supper at a recreated Pilgrim Village featuring authentic colonial foods like vension cod Ell and of course Turkey. In contrast the indians whose ancestors welcomed the original pilgrims planned what they called a Day of mourning at Plymouth Rock. An organizer of the demonstrators who Are demanding return of Indian lands in Massachusetts and connect duct arid teaching of Indian studies in schools said we mourn the that nation which says it is a government of the people ignores and even rejects the people of the the Day also marked by familiar celebrations in foreign settings. On the battlefields of Viet Nam where because of the time difference thanksgiving came a Day Early there was Turkey dressing and mince of pumpkin pie for about servicemen. And in Helsinki Finland . Delegates to the strategic arms limitation talks invited their russian counterparts to a Turkey dinner for thanksgiving. At Home Many americans planned to share their Celebration with the less fortunate or the lonely. Washington area veterans were invited to the White House for dinner with presi Dent Nixon and his family. Food for the dinner included six turkeys each 20 25 pounds. About two dozen students from Indiana University Are spending the holidays touring nursing Homes and hospitals in Indiana Illinois Ohio Michigan and Missouri pro Viding entertainment for the institutionalized. In Chicago pupils in what their pastor Calls the poorest and biggest Black roman Catholic school in the nation joined in a getting it together food drive collecting 150 boxes of food to help the needy. The pastor the Rev. George Clemens of he holy Angel Church said the youngsters collections was a notable achievement in View of their own students at Glendale Community College in Arizona collected Money and food they Are using to provide thanksgiving dinner for More than poor people migrant workers and elderly. Related Story Page 2-ii those not free to celebrate thanksgiving will be collected Money and food they remembered by a group called concerned families of prison ers of War inc., in los Ange Les. About 20 families o f prisoners of the North Viet namese planned a demonstration in downtown Pershing Square during which they la eat what they said was a typical pow hog fat pumpkin Mush and Rice. Note of the troubles and conflicts that have shaken the nation in recent years was taken in the Rhode Island thanksgiving proclamation issued by gov. Frank licht and written by Kathleen Czar 16, a High school Pupil from Warwick. Somehow in 1970, saying thank you does not seem As easy. Somewhere Between the closing of the 60s and the fall of this year too Man y americans have lost or misplaced hopefully on the this Day in november. Americans can recover a measure of this forgotten whetting Many youngsters appetites for the thanksgiving Turkey will be the traditional parades. The 43rd annual Lacy s Parade with its helium filled balloons was expected to draw thousands of new York. About persons will March in the Gimbels Parade in Philadelphia. And Academy award Winner Ernest Borgnine is leading the 39th annual thanksgiving eve Santa clause Parade in Hollywood. Thanksgiving was designated a National Holiday by George Washington in 1789 and Falls on the fourth thurs Dav in november. Hickel is fired Morton cites Lack of Confidence Washington a claiming Lack of Mutual Confidence Between them president Nixon fired Interior Secretary Walter j. wednesday and named National Chairlean Rogers t. B. To the Job. I Hickel told newsmen two of representatives will be Nomi hours later that in doing his jobs rated for As Secretary and being True to himself i had to do it my British launch Gigantic Rescue British commandos have launched a Gigantic life saving Effort from a off East Pakistan. See Page Index ask Andy 7d classified 41 o give thanks unto the lord for thanks giving of give thanks unto the lord for he is Good. Psalm lighted dimly by an Oil staff photo by Sonny Smith amp the pages of the Bible and folded hands of 83-year-old mrs. Bertha English Are symbolic of the True meaning of thanksgiving. Protest Yare by of activities . Bombing i i scheduled in pee Dee new York a the so Viet embassy wednesday strongly protested the Early morning bombing of the Man Hattan offices of Aeroflot and i tourist the soviet airline and tourist Agency. Many scientists remain sceptical of comics 7d claim that Vitamin c is a powerful 4a weapon against the common cold. See Page 58. Way. To a he refused to answer news i _ o Rodu Morton 56, describes himself As a Farmer businessman with a 7 0oh experience in business men s questions but read Only a management Tabor relations and the armed forces. He has deaths 2a markets Hia sports 11 women Lia Short statement. See Hickel Page 2a by Carl Reynolds Winter is just a morning news staff writer Laway. It bids few degrees Rock will rightfully be observed Farewell Toby family groups dinners and thanksgiving Day will _. Celebrated in Many ways in the a statement issued in Dee including Turkey i summer and fall but prepares j reunions co folks for the oncoming Rush thanks to i Oti pled with giving Nickel s dismissal was the first served in Congress from Mary outright firing of a Cabinet land s Eastern Shore since 1963. Number in years and came in a Surprise face to face meeting to which Nixon summoned Hickel. An aide said Morton was on a personal business trip to Lon Dan but declared that the Interi or Post was what he originally wanted to the aide Jim Allison jr., said Nixon had promised the Job to a Vestern governor after Bis elec Ion but asked Morton to take he Interior Post should a vacancy occur. Allison denied Morton s appointment had anything to do Vith reports of growing friction Between the White House and he Republican National com Mittee. At his Brief news conference Hickel did not discuss his immediate situation or his future but a spokesman said the dismissal apparently is effective immediately. Congressional reaction was Swift and mostly critical from Boulder City Nev. A atomic Energy commissioner Theos Thompson the Mission member most in ton said it was not the first the lord for the which r. Only a month. Dinners Bird Hunting football games family r e u n i o n s j the Celebration o thanks give or the oncoming run i precedes Christmas by s blessings. But he season p j Nylon in Marrih he of raffle a often incidents. Marred by tragic when violent actions by zionist t groups threatened the life pro b Perty and Normal activities soviet personnel and agencies in this country functioning on Tneia basis of agreements Between the governments of the United states and the soviet j the embassy urged . Authorities to take All measures to apprehend and punish those responsible for the j terrorist acts and to insure that religious services and that ing Datin american Back history Early the Pilgrim s Landing at Plymouth Green berets Home from n. Viet raid it. Bragg . A ten Onsol Emu Luj a Dow Vuvra . I this kind of activity against 100 Green Beret soldiers in an attempt to Rescue american prisoners from North Vietnam Friday returned Home to it. Bragg wednesday and the army disclosed they had been gone since August. While they were training for the commando raid at son Tay about 23 Miles from Hanoi an soviet representatives and a ondics in the . By immediately and resolutely the . Government condemned the bombing and said increased police Protection had been provided for All soviet diplomatic offices in new York and Washington and for allo ices installations and aircraft at Kennedy this government strongly condemns such senseless acts of violence and considers them in curious to the interests of the United a spokesman for Iho . Delegation a the United nations told newsmen. Army Public information offi cer said this was a raid and we re going to do it again maybe. So we re not going to say the soldiers arrived at Pope air Force base near it. Bragg in three camouflage coloured c-123 provider air planes. After a Brief ceremony presided Over by Brig. Gen. Henry m. Emir Duful Tiv i in Ico ii win i j a j army spokesman said their son Deputy commander of the wives thought they were on a routine Field training Mission. The soldiers were not allowed Green Beret Center at it. Bragg they boarded buses with their families and left. Wednesday to make any Public comment about their experience. It. Col. Thome Marlow an the business and Advertis ing departments Are observing thanksgiving Day As a Holiday and will be closed. The circulation department will accept Calls until 9 . Or gh9-177g. The news and mechanical departments will operate As usual. In Florence Church services Are scheduled thusly. At am., the first Baptist Church will present an Anthem of music and song followed by a Sermon by or. Edward l. Byrd at 8 St. John s episcopal Church will celebrate holy com Munion and prayer and at 10 the festival eucharist will be conducted by the Rev Stephen l. Skardon s1 men ii Anthony s roman Catholic Church theater meeting at the will have 9 Capri . Sen. Edward Kennedy is not counted out of the 1972 presidential race by the nation s democrats. See the Gallup poll Page 4b. Weather partly Cloudy and warmer through Fri Day. High today in 50s Low tonight mid 30s. High Friday 60s. Details Page 3a. Nuclear chief 2 others die in Nevada air crash Corn concerned with the nation s nuclear weapons program was killed with two other men wednesday when a single engine amphibious plane crashed into Lake Mead. The Pilot was rescued. The plane belonged to the National Park service which said it was on a routine patrol Over the Lake Mead National recreation area and that Thompson was along As an observer. The plane crashed in 300 feet Auu i of water in the Boulder Narrows when it suddenly nosed Over and 11 Tutor portion of the Lake about 40 Miles East of Las vegas and 10 Miles from Hoover dam. Where the Waters of the Colorado River Back up to form Lake Mead. Witness on a tour boat that picked up Pilot Chuck Roland told rangers the plane was about 300 feet above the make indicators Rise services including mass and a by Hie Hev. Father Sermon Marlow would not say where Jlouis Sleeker and at 10 the men were immediately first presbyterian Church fore being brought Home. He will observe the sacrament of see bk11kts, Page 2-a see Holiday 1 age 2-a legislators getting ready to eave for the thanksgiving weekend. Lame Duck sen. Charles e. Loo Dell r-., said a Good and decent Man has been urged by an administration hat either cannot or will not tolerate even the slightest Dis play of Goodell who has strayed from administration policy himself was a victim of Nixon s displeasure in the last election. Sen. Gaylord Nelson d-wis., said he believed Hickel was fired because he trampled on too Many powerful toes including people in the Gulf of Mexico and Santa Barbara Oil rep. Henry s. Buss d-wis., chairman of the House subcommittee on conservation and natural resources said a lick was evidently fired for taking his Job of protecting the environment the White House said the meeting Between Hickel and Nixon began at . Est. Press Secretary Ronald l. Said Interior undersecretary Fred to. Kussell will serve As acting Secretary and Morton a member of the House wholesale prices take slight drop Washington a the government reported wednes Day an upswing in the nation s economic activity and a drop in wholesale prices that partially offset tuesday s bad news of a big jump in living costs. The White House said the dip of two tenths of one per cent in wholesale prices could Lead later to lower living costs and the Commerce department viewed the Rise in economic indicators a hint of renewed business expansion. The twin reports took some of the Edge off democratic and organized labor criticism that president Nixon s economic policies Are causing the phenomenon of inflation and recession at the same time. Our policies Are making pro said White House press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler who described the drop in wholesale prices As somewhat Only 24 hours earlier Zig Sci had conceded that the White House viewed with some con Cern tuesday s report that Liv no costs Rose six tenths of one or cent sharpest jump in six months that pushed the rate of inflation Back near the 6 per cent annual rate that has plagued the nation for nearly to years. It is the highest and most persistent period of inflation in More than 20 years. The Commerce department said october s Index of leading economic indicators Rose eight tenths of one per cent after two straight months of de Cline. It was the biggest Rise in our months. Their Basic upward pattern suggests that renewed economic expansion which was under Way before the strike is set to said assistant Secretary of Commerce Harold c. Passer. The labor department also blamed the Sharp climb in octo Ber living costs on big Auto Price boosts and Ziegler said tuesday the White House would soon Start pinpointing wage Price hikes it regards As execs plunged into the water. Winds of 60 Miles an hour were blowing Over the Lake at the time. The plane disintegrated worn it hit the water and All wreck age quickly Sank. Roland was plucked from the Lake but a search by men in boats planes and helicopters produced no Trace of the othe men. Roland was reported in Satis factory condition in Boulder City Hospital. Doctors said he was unable to answer questions about the crash. The Park service said the cause of the crash was not known. Thompson 52, had been involved in the nation s Nuci car weapons program for two dec Ades when president Nixon appointed him to the commission in 1969. Dec spokesmen said he was the commission member who most closely watched and directed the development and testing of weapons in the . Nuclear Arsenal. He was also considered an authority on nuclear reactors the spokesman said. Also listed by the dec As killed were Jack Rosen an aide of Thompson and Bill Smith of Reynolds electrical and Engi neers co., prime contractor at the Nevada test site. Smith was head of the test site visitors Bureau and was with Thompson in that capacity

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