Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Sep 17 1970, Page 1

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 17, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaOur 47th year no. 260 the Only daily paper published in Eastern South Carolina a s. C., thursday morning september 17, 1970 if if daily lot sunday t5c president Calls for stand against violence Jordan threatened by open rebellion receives ovation in Kansas Manhattan Kan. A president Nixon warning in Campus speech against Condon ing violence As a political lactic called wednesday for an uncompromising stand again those who reject the rules civilized the time has come for us t recognize that violence and Ter ror have no place in a free society whoever the perpetrator and whatever their purported said Nixon. He described As disease the nation s spreading incidents of bombings attacks on policemen Campus violence and aircraft hijacks. A standing room crowd Esti mated at mainly students faculty jammed Ahearn president and first lady Fly to Midwest get tumultuous reception at Kansas state u. 15 helicopters lost or damaged Saigon a fifteen halted by american helicopters stroked or damaged enemy were do forces earlier this week at the action i Village of Taing Kauk 47 Miles ranging from South Vietnam s Jan Rah of phenom penh. Mekong Delta to the Jungles of the offensive had Southeast Laos the . Com Mand said wednesday. But the casualty count was relatively Low. The comma said four americans were killed and six wounded in the War in Cambodia the big offensive by government forces remained stalled. Some combat commanders were r e ported anxious to Call off the division size drive to Avert disaster. In phenom penh the capital there were urgent talks on the future of the offensive Between senior Field officers and the Mil itary High command. Some officers feared the ene my troops were mane vering into position behind the govern launched 10 Days ago from a Skourn. Its principal objective was to open the 50-mile route northward to Kampong Thorn a provincial capital which had been isolated by the enemy Foi three months. While the War in Cambodia went into a Lull there was a flurry of Small South . Forces reported killing 54 North vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers in four ground actions South of Danang in the Northern part of the country. Of the . Helicopter losses he heavies single blow came in he canal laced Flatland of the Mekong Delta 175 Miles South Vest of Saigon. And fieldhouse at Kansas state University and gave Nixon a Thun Derous reception and Long ovations at various Points. A Small number of local officials and other dignitaries also were present. About 40 or 50 hecklers in the Balcony mainly Young people shouting end the cat Calls and a few obscenities were overwhelmed by ringing applause. Nixon s 20-minute speech was the first in this year s Alfred m. Landon lectures on Public is sues honouring the 83-year-old former Kansas governor and unsuccessful Republican presidential candidate in 1936. The president was accompanied by this wife. Afterwards Nixon flew to Chi Cago for a meeting with news i editors and broadcasters. We must take an in comp missing stand against those Vvhs reject the rules of civilized con duct and of respect for those who would destroy what railway Parley resumed ment task Force to Cut off there the military command Only withdrawal route. The first major military initiative by Premier Lon nol s six month old govern two . Choppers were right in our society and who actions would do nothing t right what is Nixon toll his Campus audience. In a system that provide the Means for peaceful change no cause justifies violence in tin name of he said. Nixon also warned that Quality education is threatened by terrorizing assaults of smal bands of destruction lists that Tiave been heir own allowed to impose rules of arbitrary he said it is time for responsible University and College administrators faculty and Stu Dent leaders to stand up and be counted. Only they can save higher education in America. It cannot be saved by govern United fund agencies. Family y. M. A. Of greater Florence the primary function of the . Is to promote the spiritual intellectual social and physical growth of its members and constituency consistent with the spirit and teaching of Jesus. In cooperation with other agencies and the local churches the . Will Render and afford such services in the Community As will tend to make social moral and spiritual conditions better for society. The family . Cooperates with the local churches to promote Christian oriented recreation for the men women boys girls in the greater Florence area your United fund contribution makes program operational expenses available As Well a s salaried personnel. Destroyed and eight others were damaged while attempting to i air lift South vietnamese rein a at that Point he departed from his prepared text and interjected if we turn Only to government to save it then government will move in and run the colleges and universities. So the place to save it is Here among the College faculty and administrators and the student Forcemeats. The reinforcements regulars of the South vietnamese 21st in Fantry division were being sent inti Battle to Aid a smal Force of militiamen who had engaged Viet Cong troops. Outcome of the engagement was not immediately reported Washington a four employee groups and the rail oads resumed indirect talks in Weir deadlocked wage dispute wednesday after a Federal Edge lifted his threat of con empt action against the unions. District judge Howard Corcoran dropped the punitive after being assured at workers had returned to air jobs and operations were Ormal on three railroads hit by Cheting tuesday. Bro ran left in Force an or or restraining the unions from Riding until . Edt ept. 23. It was the Short lived ovation of that order which revoked the threat of con tempt. The railroads experiencing temporary service disruption and directly involved in the strike Call Are the Southern pay civic the Baltimore Ohio and j the Chesapeake Ohio. Assistant Secretary of Labo . Usery a top administration labor troubleshooter. Sough guerrillas demand overthrow of King by the associated press the desert kingdom of Jordan teetered on the Brink of open civil War wednesday in a deepening crisis that split the country into armed Camps and threatened repercussions throughout the Middle East. Jordan s new military governor takes Over Field marshal Habis maj Ali named to top Post on the deserted streets of am Man the jordanian capita King Hussein s army faced re hellions palestinian guerrilla demanding the overthrow of the 34-year-old Monarch. New fighting Between Jorda Nian and palestinian guerrilla broke out in Amman wednesday night lebanese television stations reported. The City s five stations interrupted regular programs to announce that the two sides wer exchanging rocket fire but Gav no further details. Closely guarded in new York israels prime minister arrives for conferences throughout wednesday to open lines of communication be Wei the parties by talking with them separately. There was no report of Progress toward settling the work wage impasse. Viet vet 75, becomes papa Arcadia Fla. A Waier Lee Martin twice wounded Veteran at age 15, be ame the father of a son wednesday As he prepared to a enter the eighth Grade. Alma Lee Jones Martin s widowed Mother said her son s 7-year-old wife Rosa Lee gave Irth to a 10-Pound, 3-ounce son to was named Walter Lee Lartin or. We re trying to scrape to ther some clothes so Walter be can get Back in trs. Jones said. It s not or nge picking time so the Mon k s All Martin s Mother works As a trus labourer making to a week when the season s new York a Israel s prime minister Golda. Meir arrived wednesday night for urgent consultations on the Middle East situation with president Nixon and other american officials. Mrs Meir told newsmen at Kennedy Airport that despite charges that Egypt has violated the 90-Day cease fire and the hijacking of planes by Palestine guerrillas there is no sentiment n Israel for a strike against Arab countries. There is never sentiment for she said. But there s also sentiment that we Are Ca table of defending for Security reasons report to were kept behind barricades while the prime minister spoke nto a Battery of microphones in heavily guarded area near her in Al Jet. Mrs. Meir said there was no disposition to soften Israel s stand on exchanging Arab prisoners or hostages still held by the hijackers. She called for a United front by the nations affected by those hijackings. She said she would see Nixon and Secretary of state William p. Rogers on Friday and added i Hope to have the Opportunity to discuss problems of the mid die East problems that face is Rael at present and problems which i believe we have in com Mon with the United american officials said in Washington tuesday that Israel lad violated the cease fire by conducting reconnaissance flights Over Egypt and by lengthening fortifications a t he Suez canal. As for the introduction of a military regime in Jordan mrs Meir said it seems King Hus Sein has made one More at tempt to keep his country to Gether and get some order in his country. It is much better for All concerned when countries in the Middle East have stable govern ments. Broaden probe of Church Blaze an investigation into the cause of the fire which severely damaged St. Anthony s Catholic Church suspected to be arson has been widened. See Page 2-a. New York s mayor John v. Lindsay has called for a sweeping revision of the National census. See Page 3-b. The beatles Are finally replaced Asmo. 1 by Britain s pop music fans. See Page 3-d. Index ask Andy 7b classified 5d comics 7b deaths 2a editorials 4a markets 2d sports women 8a 6a weather partly Cloudy and warm with Chance of afternoon showers today and Friday. Highs near 90 Low 70. Details Page 3-a. Sit automobile suppliers and workers begin to feel Pinch of pm strike this striking Auto worker apparently has Little to worry about picket at Ypsilanti mich., Plant takes a break As strike continues a Detroit a business workers who depend Money spent by general motors corp. Were beginning to feel the increased Pinch wednesday of a strike against the giant Auto maker. The company estimates the strike is costing More than million each Day in lost sales lost wages to workers lost tax revenues and lost revenues to suppliers. Some of pm s suppliers already have Laid off workers and More Are making plans for such action if the strike continues More than a week or two. And the Impact was Felt in other places not so directly tied to the corporation. United Airt workers is Ruck a i. . Tuesday idling workers in the . And Canada. Another employed by pm facilities were exempted from strike action be cause their production or work supplied Ford motor co., Chrys Ler corp. And american motors corp. Three year contracts covering big three workers All expired at Midnight monday hut Ford and Chrysler were exempted from strike action by the Daw for the time being. Some employees at pm plants left operating by the Law have been Laid off because the strike Lias eliminated the portion of heir output normally used by pm. The Price of 1971-Model cars s one area where the strike and he subsequent labor settlement ire expected to have great 1m-j tact. Ford motor wednesday it co. Was announced increasing the Price of its 1971 models by an average of each but left the door open for a further boost when its contract with the United Auto workers is completed. Because of possible future Cost increases Market conditions and other Ford said the company is advising Ford and Lincoln Mercury Deal ers that in May be necessary to revise 1971-Model the first major bargaining session was planned for next soon after the announcement Beirut Telephone operators said the lines to Amman were out of order. Hussin unleashed the guerrillas fury by installing a military government that immediately imposed martial Law and prom ised to strike with an Iron fist against anyone creating disorder in the Field marshal Habis maj Ali a British trained bedouin fiercely Loyal to Hussein and despised by the palestinians was appointed As military governor Vii Liau Hority Over the entire country. One of maj Ali s first acts was to Appeal to the guerrillas to re Spect a new cease fire with the Royal army and to Lay Down their arms. But Yasir Arafat chief of the Over All guerrilla command condemned the new regime As fascist placed his forces on a state of emergency Alert and told them to defy the order of surrender weapons. The official guerrilla radio in Baghdad called on the Jorda Ian people to Rise in revolt against Hussein and the new government and fight it to the it called for an unlimited eneral strike until the fas its Are in imposing martial Law Hus Ein urged his people to support the government in its Effort to put an end to the threat of civil War. Discord has mounted and Jordan is exposed to Ever greater he said in a radio address. A step must be taken to impose Law and fifty five per cent of Jordan s 2.2 million people Are palestinians most of them living in Camps ringing he israeli Bor Der. Hostages hidden by the associated press the deepening crisis in Jor Dan heightened the uncertainty wednesday about the Fate of 54 airline Hijack hostages held by marxist guerrilla opponents of King Hussein s new military re Jaime. The popular front for the liberation of Palestine kept the captives under guard in a score of hiding places while the desert kingdom drifted toward open civil War. For the first time in 10 Days spokesmen at the popular front Headquarters in Amman said nothing about the demands for Western governments and is v Rael to release commando prisoners As Ransom. The peking oriented group a spender from the Over All command of the guerrilla move ment last saturday was welcomed Back into the Forl tuesday. President meanwhile Law Leonard Woodcock and other top officers scheduled a swing around the United Stales and Canada to inform Union rank and file of Progress in he negotiations. Wednesday palestinian and joined other organizations in a showdown with girding for Hussein. The 3fi americans and israe Lis eight britons eight Swiss and two West germans were secreted away three to a group ast saturday after the guerrillas released other passengers and crewmen from

Search all Florence, South Carolina newspaper archives

All newspaper archives for September 17, 1970

Browse