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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 10, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaOur 47th year no. 253 the daily published in Eastern South Carolina Florence s. C thursday morning september 10, 1970 daily lot sunday 15t nationwide rail strike postponed 5 Days arabs seize British plane u. N. Sounds urgent Appeal Washington a a nationwide Railroad strike scheduled for wednesday Midnight was postponed for five Days after the government asked four unions to keep talking in Hopes of reaching a peaceful wage settlement. The unions stated to us very firmly that this is he Only Extension they plan to assistant Secretary of labor w. .1. Usery said if the agreement to move the strike deadline to o minute past Midnight monday. This is in the Best interest of the unions their members the railroads and the nation As a said Usery the Nixon administration s top trouble shooter in the third nationwide rail labor crisis this year. If avoids a crisis on the nation s railroads but he said there had been Little Progress in resolving Union demands for three year wage boosts of 40 per cent or More plus Cost of living pay increases and other benefits for some workers now averaging ?3.50 per hour. Chief Industry negotiator John p. Hiltz said granting the de mands would bankrupt the nation s railroads. The strike delay was requested after consultation among top Federal agencies including the White House. Usery called for hard bar gaining during the postpone ment to avoid intervention by president Nixon or Congress in the dispute involving Railroad clerks trainmen track maintenance workers and dining car employees. Nixon still has authority to de Lay any strike in the dispute Tor go Days by appointing an Emer gency Board under the railway labor act but Usery said the government feels an emergency Board is not the answer to Good hard collective in the two previous nation wide rail strike threats Nixon named emergency boards in guerrillas extend deadline for airliners destruction by the associated press Arab commandos seized j the . Security Council j there were signs that Arab a i took its action at a session governments despite support British jetliner with 113 persons wednesday Evenin palestinian efforts to recon aboard wednesday increasing Job j or former Homes in what is now to More than 300 the hostages y the United states Antl Israel were getting fed up with they hold for the release of Sev Ain the Council expressed the pulp s air piracy Active in guerrillas. The United nations Security Council met urgently and appealed without Dis grave concern at the threat to i ties. Innocent at Cairo Airport where a pan a Resolution passed without american world airways jumbo rms into pc Lynh rho i Aloneo of 7.17 Moc pm on in often lion it the British overseas airways t corp. Vc10, commandeered Over the persian Gulf joined two other hijacked planes in a guerrilla held Airstrip jordanian desert. In the related stories Page 7b the guerrillas threatened to blow up the first two planes a Swissair pcs and trans world Boeing the seven Guai Rillas were not released by 10 . Not wednesday but officials in dead formal vote asked the release of All passengers and Crew without exception and called on Allna tons to take Legal Steps to Avert future hijackings or any other interference with International air travel. Red Cross Headquarters in Geneva said the popular front for the liberation of Palestine pro marxist commando group that claimed responsibility for a wave of four hijacks and one abortive attempt this permitted bed Cross delegates to visit the passengers Washington a 747 was b own up after being i see hijackings Page 3a israelis will get warplanes Rochal Intel a Fiona s acting As Between the pal slow Down for school Crossings Stewart Flowers 11, a sixth Grade student at Henry Timrod elementary school walks past a sign which warns Mobo h cases. Congress finally tourists to drive slowly in zones si9ns similar posed a wage settlement for i shop men in one dispute and negotiations Are still continuing in the other dispute Over Elimina-1 Tion of firemen s jobs. Usery said there was some Progress in the four hour negotiating session that led to wednesday s strike postpone-1 a a ment but it is a Long Way from state sen Immy staff photo by Sonny Smith to this one will be out throughout the District thursday As Florence school District no. 1 opens its 1970-71 term. More than students Are scheduled to return to classes. A related Story is on Page 2-a. Of extremists and Western governments secured the postponement in Telephone talks with guerrillas after he was trapped in Amman by Street fighting the officials reported. They said the guerrillas agreed to delay any action until Rochat could meet with Hern pro Manly thursday. Of the vc10. Sochat said the guerrilla also allowed a doctor and a re Cross team to attend the hos Ages in the seized planes ind eating those who needed med Cal attention were getting it. The British jetliner was seized just after its take off from Bah rain on the persian Gulf during flight from Bombay to Lon Carter takes . Military involvement Early Lead in Georgia i n safety sure Washington a legis lation to promote Safe handling of firearms through a tax on pistols and Revo vers Drew wide support before a Senate panel wednesday. Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania told a Senate Commerce subcommittee his Bill would provide a s3-million annual increase in of Ostoj i funds for state firearm safety programs. A e s m the Money Wii ild f Nance construction and opera Tion of argot ranges and safety programs not Only to reduce substantially accidents among the nation s 15 million Hunters hut also to encourage an additional recruitment of nearly one million new Hunters each Scott s Bill and other similar measures were endorsed at the hearing by spokesman or cons not gun groups. Frank c. Secretary of the National Rifle association of America said there Are guns in about 67 million households and there is obviously n great need for adequate Range facilities where marksmanship May be practice where Hunting firearms May be Smithd in so As to be assured that any shot that is ired will go where it is aimed and especially to learn Basic firearms safety. This country needs new ranges everywhere for Mark Manship training and for train ing in proper and Safe gun handling and game Hunting for the safely of the Hunter himself As Well As the Public at large.1 Carter took an Early Lead wednesday Over former gov. Carl Sanders in the race for the democratic nomination for governor. State comptroller Gen. Jim my Bentley led two opponents in the Republican race for Georgia s top office. Carter a Farmer and businessman from Plains ga., led eight opponents in the balloting in Georgia s first joint statewide primary elections. The Lone negro candidate in the race Albany attorney c. B. King was third. 6 of transports medics assigned to Middle East Washington a the at the White House president i the welfare of innocent administration officials said United states has sent six big j Nixon s press Secretary Ron Mccloskey said. Air Force transports with med ical teams to the crisis Ridden i Middle East. And the Nixon id ministration is keeping the door open for other contingency moves involving military re sources. Assignment of the c130 transports to base at in Ciurlik Turkey was announced wednesday by the White House. Gov. mad Cox. Barred i it was described As a Pecau by Law from succeeding himself held a slight Lead in the democratic race for leu tenant governor. The incumbent. George t. Smith was second. Voters also balloted Tor com roller general agriculture commissioner state treasurer and for 10 congressional seats. Tonary move in the event that the hundreds of Hijack victims of Arab guerrillas in Jordan soon can be removed from the area. A state department spokes Man said if this situation arose the United states would bring Cut not Only americans but All other available hostages. I privately they see no possibility using military Force to try to Aid l. Ziegler refused to Mccloskey lower questions about whether Dep Orabie the hostages. The United states has moved or plans to move other military what he called an apparent Pat the United states Switzer Tern in guerrilla behaviour of Sej units or equipment into position a parting Hijack victims Ridenti n. Viet troops poised for attack an enemy Force equal to five i is poised for a thrust against South Vietnam s populated lowlands. See Page 9-b. An official of the South Carolina pollution control authority says the fish kill in Lowder s Lake was caused by pesticides going Inlo the Waters from nearby crops. See Page 5-a. Sidewalks Are scheduled for construction for students at Wilson High school and Williams Junior High school. See Page 3-a. Index ask Andy 9d closer to the jordanian air strip where the hostages Are j held in hijacked planes. In Ciurlik about 350 Miles to the North. At the state department officials cautioned against extreme speculations about . Military involvement in the crisis. Press officer Robert j. Mccloskey said the United states is seeking a peaceful solution of the situation. But. Officials would not definitely Rule out any general line of action because they consider future developments so unpredictable we re facing a situation brought about by fanatics who have obviously no concern for Hunt submarine in North sea As jews from groups. H reports h j that jewish women and children have been held As hostages on the captured aircraft whereas other women and children were moved to Amman. Land West Germany and Brit Don. A Boac spokesman said women and 21 children in route o schools in England Wen among the 103 passengers. A least three americans Anc members of Bahrain s Roya. Family were also said to be aboard the plane which carried 10 Crew members. In Beirut where the Boac re fuelled before continuing to the guerrilla held Airstrip in North Ern Jordan a pulp spokesman said the plane was hijacked to reinforce a demand that Britain free Leila Khaled 25, being held in London for sunday s abortive attempt to seize an israeli Elai Airliner. The guerrillas also were de manding the release of three Arab commandos in West Ger Many and three others in Switz Erland All jailed for involve ment in other hijacking Inci Ain have agreed to try to Degoti dents. Ate the demands for release guerrillas held in , i Germany and England. Demand but Only on the talks with the guerrillas Are condition that All being carried on through the in i eluding a number of Israel Citi Ler National red Cross. Released. United states has promised to sell More f4e Phan torn fighter bombers As part of its. Commitment to maintain the military balance of Power in the Mideast administration sources confirmed wednesday. Deliveries of the first of the supersonic planes each capable of carrying More than funds of bombs and missiles s expected to begin later this month with completion of the Deal by the end of the year sources said. The Nixon administration has lot made any Public announce Lent of the agreement report Day worked out Over the week and during discussions at the Pentagon and stale depart nent. When details of the agreement naked to the press one source expressed concern that it would complicate the negotiations to. Be hijacked airline passengers eld captive by palestinian guerrillas in Jordan. Israel had asked the United ates earlier this year for 25 4es in addition to the 50 Phan is the United states agreed sell Israel in the closing Days the Johnson administration. Lere has been no Public re ions to Israel s latest request. Of the original 50 planes 44 Ere fighter bombers the last which Are said to have been delivered to Israel last month be remaining six All recon Nai Ance versions won t be Deli red until next year. Classified 6d comics deaths 2a editorials 4a markets 8b sports id women 6a aarhus Denmark a the danish submarine a rival in with about 20 men aboard was reported overdue t wednesday night in Stormy weather off the North coast of Jutland. Weather partly Cloudy and a Little warmer danish naval Headquarters in aarhus organized a search for the vessel after the Nar Valen failed to make a routine radio Check. The weather is very bad in through Friday. Chance of showers Friday. Hight j the area and we think in lower 90s Low 70. Details Page 5a. A be the reason we have not re pc lived a a naval spokesman said. A hidden figure an unmarked British police car raced off from a London police station wednes Day with two men concealing a Pattenger with a Blanket. The car was part of a Convoy which headed toward London s airports. Action of the Convoy in evading newsmen touched off speculation that Tho blanketed figure was Leila Khaled the girl held in an attempted hijacking of an israeli Airliner in Britain her release had been demanded by guerrillas As part of the Ransom for passengers on three hijacked air liners. F

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