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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - October 10, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaOur 47th year no. 283 the daily paper published in Eastern South Carolina Florence s. C., saturday morning october 10. 1970 daily lot sunday Volpe orders probe of air charter Industry Washington a Secre tary of transportation John a. Volpe ordered Friday a sweep ing investigation of the air Char Ter Industry and the Way the Federal aviation administration regulates it. Volpe said the probe was prompted by the 30-death disaster in the crash of a rented Wichita state University foot Ball plane in the Rockies a week ago. The Faa has said it warned both Wichita state and another school two months ago against using the Small firm flying the took no action to Stop the firm itself. Volpe bypassed the Faa in or Dering the probe and put it i redly under control of his of fice. He named a newly appointed aide adm. Willard .1. Smith to conduct the investigation. Smith former head of the coast guard was confirmed by the Senate this week As assistant Secretary of transportation for safety. The Faa cracked Down a Day earlier on two Oklahoma City firms that leased the plane and Crew to Wichita state for its ill fated football trip to Utah state oct. 2. The Agency lifted the License of Golden Eagle aviation inc. After ruling it did not have a certificate to Fly a passenger plane As Large As the one thai crashed. H Ham cd a Fine to the plane s owner. Jack Richards aircraft co. Inc. And grounded All his other planes for emergency inspections. However the Faa conceded it Hill not know until the crash that Golden Eagle had been flying Wichita state s basketball and football teams for nearly a year. And despite two warnings in August to Wichita state and Tulsa about Golden Eagle s Lack of a h Cense the Faa took no action to caution the firm itself. Volpe announced Smith will examine Faa regulations governing charter operations with a View toward correcting any deficiency which May be disco Rogers raps soviet action in Mideast Mcclenaghan Routs Dillon 27-6 p Auto talks leaders say Detroit a negotiators for general motors corp. And the striking United Auto workers Union agreed Friday their first bargaining session in Days Over National economic issues was but said no agreements were made. Law president Leonard Woodcock and Earl Bramblett pm vice president for person Nel admitted both sides were quite a Long Way apart still on reaching a National agree ment to end the strike which has idled pm workers. Until Friday bar gainers had devoted their energies toward helping Settle at the Plant issues at. 162 Law bargaining units in the United states and Canada. Local agreements supplement the National contract. Further bargaining sessions on the National pact Are scheduled saturday and sunday. Woodcock said Union negotiators More thoroughly Dis cussed the wage situation As we see it with the company Fri Day. He described the time As usefully Bramblett said there was extensive discussion Over differences on a first year wage in crease. He also said the Union s demand was discussed to remove the ceiling on the Cost of living wage escalator which was imposed in contract bar gaining in 1967. In its last Public demand be fore the sept. 14 strike the Law asked for an average wage increase in the first year of 61.6 cents Titi Ray. The Auto maker offered 38 cents. An average worker earned hourly under the expired contract with the company Esti a Florida woman die in this vehicle in a two car collision friday1 mrs. Ruth m. Rowse of Sun City Center flo., was fatally injured collision on Darlington Highway kills woman three hospitalized an elderly Florida woman was killed and hospitalized three Early others f r i d a y afternoon after a two car collision on Highway. The Darlington Florence county Coroner w. T. Billy Eaddy identified the dead woman As mrs. Ruth m. Rowse of Sun City Center is e r v a t i o n. All Are in Fla. H o s p i i. A of e d were the woman s husband Richard e. Rowse Charlie Brown o f Florence and Robert Fleming of Lake City a passenger in Brown s car. Brown suffered a fractured hip and Fleming and Brown were admitted for i satisfactory condition. Not in the Brown vehicle headed North toward Darlington slamm Jared were Richard Conyers the Side of. Kingstree and Randolph Hann of Lake City passengers i n Brown s car. Coroner Eaddy said the Accident occurred when the Rowse woman attempted to pull out on the Darlington Highway. Assisting in the investigation Are Palm. R. N. Alford and Palm. M. S. Abramson of the Highway patrol. The Coroner said an inquest is to be scheduled. B52s Pound Supply route Saigon a the . Cambodia., newly strategic air command concentrated All its b52 raids on Laos Friday and nearly 30 of the bombers pounded the to Chi Minh Supply Trail. The heavy raids coincided with the Onset of the dry season in time when the North vietnamese usually try to Send More men and supplies Down the Jungle covered Trail into Cambodia and South Vietnam. A b52 missions were flown during the Day Over South Viet Nam where the battlefields remained relatively quiet or Over Republic. Proclaimed a under the leadership of Premier Lon nol. The improved weather in the Northeast Monsoon moved eastward toward the Northern portion of South Viet . Bombers an Opportunity to hit North Viet namese infiltrators More heavily. In addition to the b52 raid ers smaller . Tactical bomb ers struck at enemy positions in Laos. In Cambodia the centuries old monarchy came to an end and a Republic was proclaimed Lon nol has headed a military regime for seven months follow ing the ouster March 18 of Prince Norodom Sihanouk now in exile in peking. In proclaiming the new re Public the president of cambo Dia s National Assembly 1m Tarn denounced Sihanouk As a dictator who was a. Hypocrite and an excellent demagogue 1 the new form of government is unlikely to mean any drastic change immediately for the seven million cambodians now embroiled is fighting the North vietnamese. A cambodian communique re ported the rest of the country was quiet. The situation was much the same in South Vietnam where a general Calm was punctuated by expresses optimism on peace i Washington a p i Secretary of state William j Rogers accused Russia Friday of resorting to the strident rhetoric of the cold War in its dispute with the United states Over charges of Mideast crease fire violations. Rogers nevertheless expressed cautious optimism at the prospects for peace negotiations in the Middle East and i n Indochina. He told a news conference that All or substantially All . Forces will be out of combat in South Vietnam by May 1. He cited this As evidence of the Success of the Vietnam nation program which he said should help persuade the North vietnamese they should not begin to negotiate peace. Rogers said he believes the communists in Southeast Asi will accept president Nixon five Point settlement proposal announced this week including a standstill cease fire. One reason for his assessment Rogers said is the Strong support the plan has received domestically an among foreign governments the Secretary said the Sovie Union and other nations Wen advised of the Nixon proposal in the Hope that they would con Sider it carefully and do wha they could to assist in pro Moling Active negotiations a Paris. On the Middle East however he was sharply critical of the soviet government. We he said. The alleged violations of the cease fire military standstill Rogers said Are supported by conclusive . Evidence and he added Are convinced beyond a doubt that soviet personnel Are there to assist in the construction and Manning of those antiaircraft missile Sites 1 he will present evidence of i the violations to soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko when the two meet in new York pro Bably a week hence he said. As far As the soviet Union is Rogers told the we Mcclenaghan romped Over Dillon 27-6 Southside was edged by mar Ion. 18-14 and Wilson was stopped by St. Johns 12-0 in Friday night football tilts. See Page 7. There s million in a Dallas Bank waiting to be claimed but a 10-year search has failed to turn up the owner. See Page 14. A invasion of african bees could hit South Carolina in a decade or so specialists say. See Page 6. Index churches 5 classified 10 comics 13 deaths 2 editorials 4 markets 9 sports 7 weather mostly Cloudy and mild through sunday with a Chance of showers. Highs near 80 lows in Middle 60s. Details Page 3. Weekend breather Nixon family visit Bahamas key Biscayne. I la. A president Nixon facing a heavy travel and speaking schedule in the weeks before the nov. 3 election took his family to the Bahamas Friday for a weekend respite. Before leaving his Home Here Nixon instructed director .1. Edgar Hoover of the Federal Bureau of investigation to seek out those responsible for pre Dawn terrorist bombings thurs Day in Santa Barbara and san Rafael. Calif., and Seattle Wash. Through press Secretary Ron Ald l. Zieg Leiv Mixon said the bombings pointed up the Nee for Quick congressional passag of legislation to broaden Fecera jurisdiction in such incident and increase penalties for guilty parties. He said he would Sig the measure promptly. Flying with the president a helicopter to the bahamian is land of grand Cay were mrs Nixon daughter Julie Law David Eisenhower and key Biscayne neighbor c. Hebe grand Cay is owned by Robert Abplanalp Bronxville n.y., industrialist. Nixon is expected to return to sunday. On monday the chief Cuccu Ive will make appearances in Hartford and Stamford. Conn., in route Back to Washington. Although no travel plans Bey Imd that Lor an oct. Address to the United nations general been announced All signs Point to rather extensive pre election travels. The Nixon Are expected to be at their Home in san Cle Montc calif., on election Day and cast their ballots there. Besides sending instructions to Hoover Nixon conferred by Telephone with Henry a. Kissin Ger National Security affairs and Visei find Domestic policy aide who were in Washington. He met hero with Ziegler and . Halde Man. The presidential chief of staff. Ziegler declined to comment on Public speculation by sen. Barry Goldwater i Arix. Thai Nixon made his peace proposal wednesday with the Advance expectation that an Indochina cease fire would take effect in a week or ii Days. The press Secretary also skirted a question about possible be re t talks with communist Scace negotiators in Paris de Laring that if such Conversa ions were taking place and he disclosed them they would no Inger be 2 cuban diplomats told to leave u. S. Re news conference disappointed Only in the missile Sites in the 50 Kilometre which must have been deployed with if not the Active participation certainly mating fringe benefits added 51.75 hourly. Bramblett and Woodcock said they agreed there were prob lems but they did not agree on solutions lawmaker urges army to erase a debt owed by Brave soldier1 Washington a the army has been asked to sus Pend efforts to collect it said was mistakenly paid to a Vietnam Veteran who has both legs amputated. In a letter to Secretary of de sense Melvin Laird rep. Paul Findley h-i11., said the army has been trying to collect that amount from former sol. Wil Liam t. Richardson 24, of Springfield 111. Richardson had to have both legs amputated above the Knees after stepping on a land mine while serving in Vietnam. Through an error by the army paymaster the allotment which sgt. Richardson asked be sent to his wife was not deducted from his Findley said. His wife nevertheless did receive for a period of six months a cd Lack As consequence the army paid this Brave Soldier More than he was entitled to receive. Several other errors by the pay master brought the total Over payment to neither Richardson nor his wife knew of the error until it was brought to their attention in the form of collection efforts Long after much of the Money had been Findley said. With this session of Congress almost at an end Findley said a Bill he is preparing to Grant Relief to Richardson will have no Opportunity to be considered before january. At the very least i request that the army immediately sus Pend All efforts to collect the debt which it feels sgt. Diehard son owes his country until con Gress has a Chance to consider my Findley said in addition t urge you to explore every Avenue possible in an attempt to erase this debt from Pentagon Small and scattered skirmishes j with the knowledge and consent t i of the soviet Are in the largest action. . In he that a they Are using rhetoric which is reminiscent of the cold War Days very strident in Sec Rogers Page 2 copter crewmen claimed 20 enemy were killed in a six hour engagement near the Frontier of Laos in the Northwestern part of the country. Washington a the United states Friday ordered two diplomats attached to the cuban Mission to the United nations to leave the country in 48 hours because of activities outside the scope of their duties at the . A note to this effect was delivered to Cuba s . Representative the state department announced by an official of the . Mission at . Headquarters in new York. . Secretary general i Thant was informed in Advance of the . Action the stale department said. The state department gave no details of the activities the two were alleged to have engaged in but other sources said they were charged with having recruited an unidentified female described a quite attractive and personable for the purpose bumper to Wing cars pull Over As planes taxi Down Roadway to airline owners and pilots association meeting in Hollywood flo., Friday. Road was used As improvised Landing strip for 25 planes to be displayed at the convention. Of gathering political Intelli gence information. The woman was described As an employee of a foreign embassy in Washington which was not identified. Sources said the foreign embassy cooperated fully with the state department investigation. They added that the woman did not obtain any information which could be detrimental to american Security interests. The men ordered to note diplomatically characterized the order As a re identified a s Rogelio Rodriguez Lopez 28, Counselor of the cuban Mission and Orlando Prendys Gutierrez the first Secretary. A spokesman for Cuba s . Mission in new York said there is no comment on the . Charges. Asked if the Tsvor men would leave within -18 hours Tjin spokesman replied of course they have to leave the

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