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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - October 17, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaGood morning it s wednesday october our50th 290 Florence s. C. Daily 10sunday 15" Carrier iwo Jima loads helicopters and marines vessel sailed from Morehead City ., late tuesday combat ready marines sail Morehead City. N. C. A marines. In full Bailie the u. S. Helicopter Carrier iwo Jima tuesday and the vessel sailed for the Mediterranean to join the Navy s git Kloof. The Carrier departed at . Not after boarding troops through much of the Day. The last group estimated at 75 men. Hoarded the ship about 25 minutes before in dropped ils lines and pulled away from the North Carolina slate port authority terminal. The Pentagon said last thursday the Carrier had been removed from Camp Jcj Cunt Exercises to Complete deployment preparations for the Mediterranean. The defense department announced in Washington tuesday Iho attack Carrier John Kennedy had been ordered to cruise in the rather than return to its borne porn in Norfolk. A. Already on station in inc Eastern Atlantic Are two other carriers the Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Independence. The had been scheduled to join the Goth Fleet in november but the Pentagon said last week in was expected to leave within a few Days a Marine spokesman at nearby Camp Jcj Cunt said inc ship which sailed from Norfolk va., on monday will carry inc 32nd Marine amphibious unit a Landing learn from the 3rd Goth regiment and helicopter Squadron 261. Bob Campbell a newsman for radio station Omri. At Morehead City said that the first helicopters from he new River Marine air station Lejeune began arriving Al ii . And landed directly on the deck of the Carrier. The marines arrived from Camp Lej Cuno in buses trucks and trailers which were converted to buses they were dressed in full Bailie rear Campbell said including rifles and helmets. The ship had been scheduled to participate in an amphibious exercise off the North Carolina coast this week but the operation was cancelled. Minn Kuwait last the Kuwait Assembly Molcil tuesday to Al locate million the arabs in heir War wit i is Rael. The announcement on the use of Oil revenues to support the War came on the eve of a Meel ing of the organization of Arab Petroleum exporting countries that is decide How its members should use i hair Oil As a weapon against Israel and its chief Backer the uni cd states. Persian Gulf nations increase Oil prices Kuwait a the six largest Oil producing countries on the persian Gulf announced a 17 per cent increase in their crude Oil Early wednesday but said the move had nothing to do with the Middle fast War. A group of Arab Oil exporting nations will meet Here later on wednesday to decide Liow to use i hair Oil As a weapon in be Arab cause in the War against Israel. The Price increase from to a barrel for stand Ard Light arabian crude is not expected to affect the . Consumer right away. The most direct immediate affect is like la to be in Europe and Japan. The United Stales depends upon the Middle East for Ghoul g per cell of ils Oil needs. The six countries account for Aboul 10 per cell of tire Oil production in inc non communist world. The announcement said they look heir action in direct response to what one envoy called the intransigence of inc Western companies in negotiating a Price increase. . Arms pouring into Israel Washington api the stale department snid tuesday the United Stales does not in tend to sum american combat forces to the Middle East. List in was Learned the Ong oing . Shipment of Jet air planes tanks and other weapons to Israel May eventually the massive soviet ship ments to Egypt and Syria or even exceed them. We will be guided by what Israel s military needs said Robert j. Mccloskey the Szalc department spokesman in regard to Washington resupply plans. Officials said Moscow Tifis ferried some ions of equipment to a Gyp and Syria in 300 flights during one week. The . Airlift amounted in its first iwo Days to about once Cath that amount. Meanwhile president Nixon agreed to receive four aral foreign ministers at us while House on wednesday. They arc Abdul Aziz Lieut of Lika of Algeria Sabah Al Sabah of Kuwait Ahmed Taihi lion Hima of Morocco and Dinar Al Saqqal of saudi Arabia. An Arab spokesman discouraged speculation that they asked to Nixon to discuss Oil shipments to the uni cd states. They want Only to Lake up the . Involvement in the the spokesman said. Secretary of slate Henry a. Kissinger was reported to have said monday night at a White mouse dinner thai we have no intention of sending troops to the Middle East but if the rus sians Send troops it will be a different Mccloskey Wilhour question ing the accuracy of the Szalc mint said Kissinger spoke quite informally to someone at a purely social . Officials then affirmed that Washington has no plan american forces into the War. Mccloskey said he did not know if technicians would accompany the equipment being supplied to Israel. He said he had no information Aslo whether sovet technicians had accompanied the soviet supplies to the arabs. I want Only to say we continue in serious Contact with the department ski orcs Man replied. Suez crossing claimed by israeli commandos by the associated i Russ Israel claimed a task Force crossed the canal and was striking at egyptian antiaircraft missile batteries and artillery in the . Cairo said its forces were waging a vicious Battle against israeli a Nebr trying to punch through an egyptian beachhead. A Cairo communique said egyptian commanders had thrown Armor infantry and planes into the fight. A senior israeli military spokesman. Col. Yehuda Pri har. Told newsmen in Tel Aviv tuesday night that the West Bank operation was rather a commando Type of operation. I Don t know How Long the Force will remain president Anwar Sadat warned that a Gyp has missiles ready to carry the Ara Balluck into the very Depths of if the israelis attack the Arab heartland. But he added that he is ready to acc Cpl a cease fire and attend a . Peace conference if Israel pulls Oul of All Arab lands occupied since 19g7. Later in the Day Premier Golria Cir told the israeli parliament she has received no cease fire offer from any she said inc egyptian Senate oks lunch funds for schools Washington a a Compromise Bill increasing the Federal contribution to school lunches was approved by inc Senate tuesday. The measure would raise the Federal Grant to 10 cents from b cents for lunches bought by school children and to -15 cents from -10 cents for free lunches Given to poor children. The House passed similar legislation last Friday the Bill goes bark inc House for consideration of an amendment added by sen. Jacob k. Javits. . Which provides hint a few slates Al ready getting More than is cents for inc free lunches under a Saccal provision will not lose under the new formula. Drive Inlo the Sinai had been blunted after ii Days of fierce desert tank Bailies and added the Lime for a cease fire will come indeed when the ene my s strength has been broken. I have been asked repeat edly. When will it she said. My answer is when we manage to defeat the Sadat and mrs. Meir spoke soon Afler the israeli command in Tel Aviv claimed ils jets were bombing targets in the Nile Delia about 100 Miles North of Cairo As furious tank Battles raged in the Sinai Peninsula and on the syrian front along the Road to Damascus. A military communique from Cairo said egyptian troops were balding Hie in inc Day to beat Back the israeli Alt Mph to smash through an Arab Bridge head to Arab territory on inc Western Side of the canal. A vicious Bailie is raging with our forces using Armor in Fantry and mechanized units with air support to Block and destroy the enemy Pine Cairo s Slat Emcil said. The enemy has suffered heavy losses and the Battle still mrs Meir said nothing about see Mideast page5a Chart shows estimated commitment of troops and hardware figures Are based upon newspaper reports unofficial sources newsprint shortage affects the Florence morning news the Florence morning mews like most of her newspapers in the United Stales has been hit by the newsprint shortage. General manager Richard Moisio announced tuesday that paper Mill so Ricks in Canada following a lengthy Canadian Railroad strike have forced a drastic cutback in the amount of newsprint available to the morn ing news. The 1972 monthly average was 172 ions of newsprint per month used by inc morning news. The newsprint companies have informed the morning news thai 150 tons per month is the most that can be allotted for he remainder of this year. This amounts to a More Ihan 12 per cent Cut Back. Moisio said and does not count the increase in circulation and the papa in the firs nine Mollus of Ito this will actually amount to a 20 per a Cal cutback. Moisio said Moisio emphasized that every Effort is being made to continue All of the features now carried in the morning news lie did announce however several sips that Are being Laken to conserve newsprint wedding and engagement pictures will be reduced to one column rather than two. Ii will also be necessary he said to discontinue running such information As pallbearers in obituaries. However funeral arrangements survivors and pertinent biographical info Malion will continue to to carried. The staff Lias been instructed to continue to cover he cily and area As thoroughly As possible bul to exercise Good journalistic practices and to write As compactly As possible. Moisio said he regretted i desc slips but pointed Oul that he strike has reduced production of do Mills morning news by 50 per cent. Hie newsprint firms have also announced that a Price increase of per ton has teen scheduled for Jan. I and another increase for july 1. Newsprint now costs per Ion. Kven before the strike Moisio said use of newsprint in the uni cd Stales has exceeded production. At Antans elect first Black mayor Atlanta vice mayor Maynard Jackson has unsealed mayor Sam mass cello become inc first Black mayor of a major Southern City in modern times. With 40 precincts remaining to be tabulated most of Ihm in predominantly Black areas Jackson had surged to a commanding Lead Over Mas sell who became the City s first jewish mayor four years ago with heavy Black support. U ill 153 of the City s 193 pro Cincys reporting. Jackson had vol Sand 37.m9. White moderate Wychec Fow Ler Defeated Black civil rights activist Losca Williams to Nail Down the no. 2 spot in the City government. Reapportionment plan considered by House Kissinger Tho win Nobel peace prize the . House considers a plan to create a re apportion de 124-seat House. Page 1b. Egypt s president Sadat seems to be mixing threats with promises. Page 4b. Senate rules committee makes Plant for hearing on rep. Gerald nomination to be vice preside no. Page 9b. 7b of 10b Index comics deaths doctors editorials markets sports state area 1bg women 6a Jim 7as weather sunny and cooler wednesday. Highs Low 70s. Lows mid 40s. Details Page 2a. associated press Wriler Oslo. Norway Al l Secretary of a. Kissin Ger and due Tho of North Vietnam were awarded the 1973 Nobel peace i Rizic tuesday for fashioning the cease fire which officially ended the Vietnam War. Mrs. Aasc Lionas chairwoman of the Nobel committee announced lie award would in shared equally by die architects of the Nice who conducted 12 months of on and off Lough negotiations in Paris before reaching agreement in january. In a Brief statement mrs. ones said Lair winners bad clod in Accord with Al Fred Nobel s idea dial con flicks should to solved through no by asked if inc Choice had been difficult. Mrs said Kissinger. 50. And Tho a member of the North Viet namese politburo and the first ranking member of a communist government to win the prize will each receive swedish crowns or about the Nobel medal and the peace Prisc diploma. The Prisc Nealions will be made in a formal ceremony Al Iho univ Crity of dec. 10. Mrs. said she hoped both winners would attend. She said Boih had been notified immediately before the Public an Louii Cement Al the n ocl in Sli tule. Kissinger was attending a while mouse meeting on the Middle when lie received the word. I in was beaming As he left to drive to the Sale do part enl saying tin very no comment was available from Tho. President Nixon said by jointly citing or. Kissinger and due Trio inc Nobel com Mittee has also Given Eie served recognition to the Art of Nego which Nixon said will be More essential Ihan Ever As we seek to build and maintain a struck arc of peace in inc Kissinger. Wax was Nixon s chief Nali Onat Security adviser when he negotiated the cease fire is the i nth american to win the peace prize. Tui is also first asian Lobo so honoured four other . Secretaries of slate have won the Nobel 1 each prize Elihu Root in 1912, Frank Kellogg in 1920, Cordell Hull in 19-15 and Fgeorge. C. Marshall in 1953. A total of 47 candidates had been nominated for the prize including Nixon and yugoslav president Tito. Tin winners had been pro posed by University of Oslo professor John Sanness a com Milice member since 1070 Ami one of Norway s Host known foreign affairs analysts. Mrs. Linnaes told a news con Ference that when the Paris cease fire was 27, the gratitude of the world Well to Kissinger and Tho. Who for More than three years had employed All i heir ability and Good will to bring Aboul a peaceful she said it was the Hope of inc world that the parties involved in the agreement would live up to i hair moral responsibility and that the i Ruck would Lead to lasting peace for Ibe Peoples of Kissinger and Tho earned their prize the hard Way in hundreds of hours of lense and exhausting secret talks that of ten looked their meetings began in in such secrecy that Kissinger sometimes travelled to them by subway to avoid Alan icing the attention of newsmen. When they ended in a of news and Lel vision coverage in january they were still nominally secret. Bul Kissinger and Tho found themselves Fol Lowed who Rover they went in Paris by scores of newsmen and photographers. While Kissinger and Tho met in secluded private Villas he fighting continued in Vietnam and so did the official Pence talks in the International con Ference can scr in downtown Paris

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