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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaOur 47tm year no. 262 the Only daily paper published in Eastern Carolina Florence s. C., saturday morning september 19, 1970 Daio lot sunday Israel won t end peace Boycott Meir Washington a the state department said Friday night that Mideast peace talks Are not expected to resume at stalled in violation of the to be part of the both sides to continue. Under questioning East truce. Rogers feels the door to this time because of the crisis in talk is still open and Jordan. Difficulties in the Way of get Ting the stalled talks going were also underscored by israeli prime minister Golda Meir Here on a one Day visit. After seeing president Nixon and Secretary of state William p. Rogers mrs. Meir said is Rael would not end her Boycott of the Arab israe Mideast ceasefire plan which i began August 8. But the Jorda Nian government is embroiled we Are now in acting with palestinian continuing every Effort to who hold hijacked that door open and having parties go through state department press officer Robert i Mccloskey declined to say Mecloskey said after the the United states Long conferences. However As j agrees with mrs. Meir that the a practical matter it would be i surface to air rockets pm placed difficult to expect these talks to j on the egyptian Side of the observing the charged both Russia and Egypt with not acting in Good Faith the Secretary told the Hev minister that we will continue our diplomatic Al forts aimed at i St obtaining rectification of the h i violations on each my i the cease fire to build up the missile system. They had the in Tention of coming into the period of peace the cease fire to re is and new the War. Resume present in the situation Light of the i ceasefire line must be in drawn before the talks can the spokesman said. J under Way. Closkey said. She had been asked for an assessment of their intent in mov earlier mrs. Meir told a news j ins missiles in the prohibited j conference she found in fire zone and whether not Only did Egypt agree to the cease fire and the standstill but so did the soviet Union. And no Mailer who encouraged whom they Are both president a sincere desire help Israel in any was that the inner 10 Egypt or Russia encouraged the United states can. Jordan along with Egypt and our objective continues to be i peace discussions until Israel is a party to the talks Uii i to have the negotiations re Russia Roll Back missiles in Der . Auspices which he said. We Are in agreement. While refusing to be the Only interpretation one she said she reached a full she ,.is that Der Standig with Nixon in is-1 they did not sign the agreement Gad s needs Tor assistance. In Good Faith and wanted to use in her talks with Nixon and violate the standstill other High . Officials. Mrs. Meir was urged to go ahead with Arab israeli peace talks and received of fur ther . Backing and economic Aid. Israel s Premier Meir confers with the president visit at White House underscores grave situation guerrillas pounded u. S. Beefs up forces in Mediterranean area Beirut Lebanon a i the jordanian government Hie Royal army of King Hussein radio said 214 guerrillas gave up upper in Amman during the Day 80 of the guerrillas in them during a period in which i apparently gained hand against Arab Jordan on Friday and reports Field marshal Habis maj Ali Fie reaching Beirut said casualties1 military governor ordered in two Days fighting mounted Alist troops to cease fire to p i Inin Ihn into the thousands. Countless civilians were dying in the streets for want of medi , these report said. Presumably they were caught in crossfire. At the same Royal Airm tanks were reported Pound in guerrilla strongholds in norther n Jordan. Diplomatic reports Amman the capital As betas effectively under the control of the army although there still was fighting and smoke Bil Lowed Over the City. . Jets supporting cambodians with the jordanian conflict in ils second Day the Pentagon Washington announced it ins ordered More planes and ships into the Mediterranean to beef up . Forces standing by for possible evacuation of amen cans. Units of the Ith Fleet been in the Eastern Mediterranean apparently cruising off Lebanon and Syria for the past week. Phenom penh. A both sides about 4111 americans arc in Jordan. Thirty right of them Are among 54 persons held As Host Ages in marxist guerrillas since week s hijackings moved uni reinforcements Friday and the has Ria did government s 12-Day-o old push a the Mediterranean s the North appeared headed for of Cyl nos to brin8 Olla blood showdown i of the British comm i nity in Jordan if necessary. Focal Point was a stretch of of 1 rom Amman came diplomatic dispatches saying Hussein s to bedouin legions seemed to have gained Complete control of the City s Center Long dominated by the palestinian irregulars who demand return of territory that is now Israel. An International lied Cross Mission in Amman was reported no intervention but options open Washington a the United states Dis closed Friday that u. S. Sea and air forces close to strife torn Jordan Are be info expanded. While any plans for military intervention officials were keeping All options open. Units of the Atlantic Fleet were dispatched to the Mediterranean to augment the 6th Fleet already there Pentagon aides said and additional air Force trans port planes Craft capable of launching paratrooper forays were positioned on the fringes of the troubled Middle East. At the White House press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler said there Are no decisions one Way or the other about . Involvement in the at the same time he asserted that we would be remiss if lop policymakers and their advisers did not draft contingency Stales might be prepared to take an Active military role in Hie jordanian civil War should Syria and Iraq commit their forces against the King Hussein regime and it appeared the Hus Sein government might fall. This account published a few hours after Nixon met in Chica plans for any possible eventual go with top editors of the Sun cart Navy i. 50 Miles North i Annm penh where More g eminent forces were sent reinforce several battalions Seal cd above Skourn. The enemy also was reported building up manpower and sup plies. One North vietnamese unit attacked a cambodian Force astride Highway g and killed four government soldiers. To counter the enemy build up Allied believed the release of 54 Hijack Host to be american fighter bombers Ages. There has been no news of pounded North vietnamese the hostages from any source and Viet Cong positions. To have guerrilla lost All leaders Contact with with whom they had been trying to arrange 11 i helicopter Carrier Guam transporting about marines from Morehead City to the Mediterranean vessel shown on recent visit to n. Port will help beef up forces in Middle East Region president signs orders Ling Between the jordanian questioned about the account and palestinian guerrillas Ziegler said Nixon declined to f o reign newsmen were barred from the scene of action possibly to prevent them fro Iii observing strikes by american j since the fighting began. The Swiss government sent a shortwave radio Appeal to the nationwide rail walkout is blocked for 60 Days Washington api presi created a five member fact unless Congress should enact j District judge Howard Cor Dent Nixon signed executive or finding Board to look into the emergency legislation in the in-1 Conran left in Force an order the to we View it As a serious Situa said president Nixon s official spokesman referring to battling army and the continued detention by the guerrillas of More than 51 hijacked airline hostages. Ziegler said Nixon s main con Cern is for the safety of Ameri those among the hostages who arc held in Jordan at a location which he dvrs Friday blocking a threat i dispute Between four unions and term. Combatants in Jordan ing for the safety and release of ened nationwide rail strike for 60 Days. Jets. Sources in Saigon the hostages. It said they Are in however that . Danger due to the bombers were carrying circumstance raids along Highway 6 in sup port of i he stalled cambodian i he hostages were last report government Force. I ave Bacn no Ltd in he Wall j Dat refugee Camp in a Southeast the air strikes were thought suburb of Amman. A diplomatic to be the Only Way the cambo dispatch reported heavy smoke Dias could push through to the Village of Taing Kauk 15 Miles North of Skourn on route 6. In an area near wahdat. Apparently the result of an Oil dump being bit by artillery fire. Toll free phones set for Florence Pamplico acting under provisions of the some 160 rail lines. If settlements Are not arranged at the end of 60 Days the railway labor act Nixon unions would be free to policeman killed in Toledo strife at a Lel phone exchanges of Florence and Pamplico Are scheduled to be connected for toll free service Between the two Points. At that time the addition of Pamplico an Exchange of t h c pee Dee Telephone co., to the local calling area will result in Florence subscribers being Able to reach More than telephones through the local dial network. The current Issue Telephone directory subscribers need Only to refer the Pamplico listings and dial All seven digits to reach a desired number in that area. He said the same True of Pamplico callers dealing Florence. The Telephone c o m p a n y manager said the Florence Call ing area will be increased to Square Miles k. Thompson manager for Southern Bell in in com p a is i no Florence said the n e we Pamplico Marion Darlington arrangement will allow for and Timmonsville. Unlimited Calls Between the two areas without a Long distance charge. He said there will be no increase in Rales for Florence subscribers. T h o m p s o n noted hint Florence this new service reflects the Over All growl h of these com he said. Lie said also that my Marks another mile Stone in Lel phone Progress for Florence and . Usery assistant Secre tary of labor told newsmen at the White House the administration had hoped to win Union Industry agreements without re sort to emergency procedures and that it was with great Reactance that the labor de Carmenl recommended signing of the executive orders. The four unions involved rep resent about 400.000 rail pm 70 per cent of those employed by the Industry. A strike had been set for sept. J 10 but the government won Union agreement to extend discus Sions for five move Fol Lowed by a Federal court order tuesday blocking any selective wounded alld so persons Werc wound j strikes against some of the rail murder cd shooting before the lines involved. Pants were flushed out with tear j Gas. Police searched the head Quad from Edt Toledo Ohio White policeman a was Shol death at Point Blank Range Fri Day touching off a six hour gun Battle Between police and gun men firing from in and near a i stormed the Lack sunday listings Are included Pantner Headquarters. Headquarters earlier with police in new Orleans tuesday after an attempted firebombing of a Grocey store police said. New Orleans police had Panther tuesday restraining the unions striking until . Sept. 23. Usery said a larger Board was being named to consider All the on a consolidated basis. So that an equitable settlement May be reached at the earliest possible he expressed Hope that negotiations in which Federal Media tors had participated had Al ready narrowed the Points in dispute and that the Board could quickly Zero in on those of major importance. Times and other newspapers there was withdrawn after appearing in the first two editions of Friday morning s Sun times. Reported is not known to the american government. Discuss the accuracy of the re port. However he acknowledged that he and Herbert g. Klein the Nixon administration s communications director had talked by Telephone Vith Sun times editors after the initial publication and before the a the press Secretary said Nix a c0llnt was pulled out of the on is very conscious of the re newspaper a possibility which he feels he must exercise to protect Ameri can citizens around the Globe. At the Pentagon spokesman Jerry w. Friedheim announced certain precautionary involving aircraft and that Steps elements of the 6lh and Atlantic fleets were being taken should a decision be made to evacuate americans from Jordan. There Are some 400 americans in Jor Dan including 38 of the airline hostages. Earlier the Chicago Sun Imes had asserted the United of t. He two persons were and one arrested on a 11 Southside Wilson grab Grid wins ters building after a gunfire and Gas attack and found no one. They confiscated two rifles a Shotgun and a Quantity of am munition. A later search Dis closed a Quantity of dynamite. Five policemen were injured a few hours before the when a crowd of Blacks wont to police Headquarters and demanded release of a prisoner. Six persons were arrested in that incident. The gun Battle was the nation s second this week Between police a Gro and Black militants. A youth was killed and i rec Blacks wounded in a clash Toledo patrolman William Miscannon 33, was shot to death As he sat in his patrol car near the Toledo Black Panther office. Waller saw his negro part nor. Said a negro Man got out of a car walked to the squad and announced hey baby i be got some thing for he then shot Miscannon in the head. John Melvin my Cillan 26, Toledo was arrested near the scene of the gun Battle and charged with first dog acc Nair Dor. They re Richer by dimes dogs Pittsburgh a a Cen tre county widow who died recently left the Home for crippled children Here Richer by dimes and two Pomera Nian dogs. A spokesman for the Home said the woman who requested anonymity accumulated the coins in a lard can in her Kitchen. Arrangements were being made to provide a Home for the flogs. Southside nipped Lake City 12-8, and Wilson checked 20 12, in area High school Foo shall tills Friday night. See Page 6. A scientist is searching for an is land in the Pacific for a Turtle farm ing venture. See Page 9. The South Carolina Tricell Minnil commission has agreed to accept a damage settlement. See Page 14. Index churches classified comics deaths editorials markets sports 5 10 13 2 4 weather partly Cloudy and warm through Sun Day. Highs near 90 Low tonight nem 70. Page 3. Ziegler while describing the Sun times Story As somewhat vague in said he and Klein discussed ground rules for Nixon s appearance before the editors rather than the sub stance of the published report. Nixon presumably talked off the record to the Chicago Edi tors. A sequel to the development in Washington and Chicago was a Call by the soviet government newspaper Izvestia for Jordan and the palestinian guerrillas i to put a rapid halt to the Fra fight lest the United states intervene. The Izvestia commentary said it is no secret that cer Tain circles in the .a. Are armed with plans for various action in the Middle East and would like to have an excuse for these actions. That is Why it is important for All sides con i corned to approach the problem with an understanding of their full in addition the helicopter car Rier Guam left Norfolk va., f thursday a Day ahead of sched ule for the Mediterranean a peeled to arrive there in about a week it is carrying some marines from Camp . N. A had been scheduled to i go to the Mediterranean for an Nual exercises of the North at lactic treaty organization but i its sailing Dale was expedited. Ii stopped at Morrhead City . Long enough to pick up tic marines Friday morning

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