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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 19, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaGood morning it s wednesday september 79, 7973 e our Soth year 202 Florence s. C. Daily 10sunday 15c operator. I m bleeding Valentine neb. Operator you won t believe this but i just shot myself and i m bleeding very this plea for help in North West Nebraska s sparsely popu lated grazing land started a Chain of action that saved the life of 16-year-old sleeve. Steele accidentally shot him self while examining a Hunting Rifle but he managed to dial a Telephone operator in grand Island. 30 Miles away. Told operator Jackie Sorenson that he was at the Marion ranch owned by his aunt and Uncle and that the were visiting friends in Valentine. Mrs. Sorenson kept sleeve on the Telephone while she contacted an emergency Rescue unit at Valentine. Then she asked Steele to hang up so she could Call a neighbor. She reached Vance Anderson who hurried to the Lee ranch from his Home about a mile away. He found the bloody dazed youth sitting on a Stool next to the phone in the Kitchen. Anderson helped Steele in to his station Wagon and started out to meet the ambulance. Steele was transferred to the emergency vehicle before they reached town. His condition rapidly deteriorated because of heavy bleeding but a technician in the ambulance applied compresses to the neck wound and administered oxygen As sleeve s blood pressure dropped and his pulse wavered. Meanwhile Hanks to the. Telephone operator. Ii kid do nors and doctors awaited steel s arrival at the Valentine Hospital. He spent four hours in surgery. The Bullet from the lilo Krag Rifle act entered the right Side of his neck clipped the jugular vein broke two spurs on a Vertebra and exited below the base of the Skull. Steele of , neb., was listed in Good condition tuesday four Days after the shooting. After regaining Ness Steele explained that a Shell jammed in the Rifle while he was examining it. It was such a dumb thing to do. But 1 jarred the Rifle on the floor to dislodge the the Jolt caused the Rifle to discharge and the slug ripped into his neck Cherry county sheriff Lim Ward said that Only the pre Cise teamwork of everyone involved enabled Steele to sur Vive. Mrs. Sorensen said the Hoy was a lot of help because he did not panic and gave me All the right one leg too Many running the three legged race was a series of stumbles and spills for these Francis Marion College students tuesday afternoon. Although in the bag with Sev eral Hundred fellow students and faculty to cheer them on the three legged sprinters found themselves out partners and promptly lying on the ground of the several Field events in Observance of annual Patriot week. Photo by Johnny of step Wilh their the race was one the College s third Germany accepted . Unit i nations. . A the general Assembly admitted the two Germany to . Membership tuesday in a ceremony marked by bitter israeli denunciation of Kasl Germany. A Gyp and saudi Arabia then attacked Israel. Accusing Kasl Germany of helping the arabs in the Middle a s i conflict. Israeli ambassador Yosyf Tekoah declared world stands today before the spectacle of one of the German slates being once again asocial cd Wilh the denial to the jewish people of ils fundamental Israel did not press for a separate Vole on Kast Ger Many however and the two countries were admitted by acclamation. Entry of the iwo Germany was the major Ord Crof business on Llic opening Day of lie Assembly s 28th annual session. Their admission was hailed by the Assembly s new president . Benites of Ecuador. As the beginning of a new Era. The restrictive is age of the organization is Over and the stage of True universality is beginning he said. German foreign ministers shake on it East Germany s Otto Winzer left and Walter Scheel Agnew remains silent on resignation Rumor Washington api vice president Spiro i. Agnew refused comment tuesday on reports that he May resign As a result of involvement in a Maryland political corruption probe. Hut Agnew s office said no such move was expect Able. Agnew. Leaving a luncheon he gave for visiting pakistani prime minister Ali Hullo. Was confronted by waiting newsmen and asked about a that he was considering by week Send. Gentlemen As you know i is my practice no to comment on stories from undisclosed Agnew said then he got Inlo his waiting limousine and left. Republican sources meanwhile named Harry Coldwater. A Ariz. As the senior gop figure Wilh whom Agnew was said to have discussed signing and who told the Washington Post lie was per cent sure that he would resign by the end of the but in new York. Goldwater denied this and said he had t spoken in months to Hie Post reporter whose Story touched off the juror. Of Agnew. He said. I Don t think he s going to quit. My Hunch is that he s going to Goldwater said Agnew was a close political and social Friend who he has seen but that the subject of Resig nation has not risen. If it did. I would advise him to fight it Goldwald Craid. The White House refused All comment on the latest reports that Agnew might resign and Agnew s spokesmen said there would be not comment from his office on any report that came from an unnamed source. But a source familiar Wilh Agnew s thinking said he. Believed a serious misunderstanding led to the report. Lie said he believed that a Badover Reading 1 of something Agnew might have loved with led to hosiery. The source of the Story appear Cully caught Agnew in a moment of reflection and came away with the impression thai this was going to the Agnew associate said. is a Man under siege and theri forc is highly susceptible to being misinterpreted in what he j. Marsh Thomson. Agnew s press spokesman declined to deny Posl Story 1 flatly but characterized it As no belief a Story than the rumours hat have been circulated about the vice president Thomson said he did no know Wilh whom Agnew might have discussed his future although he has spoken with a number of senior republicans recently. Meanwhile Gerald Warren he Deputy while House press Secretary turned aside with repealed no comment All inquiries about the Post Story. Which was write in by political reporter Davids. Brodur. Chile s ruling Junta will try thousands the chilean military Junta says persons arrested since the coup be court Martiale. Page 8a. Index comics civil service Board orders the deaths reinstatement of air Force Finan Cial analyst a. Ernest Fitzger Aid. Page 10a. Editorials United Auto workers Union of markets facials prepare. To take Chrysler s sports contract offer to rank and file members. Page 6b. 7cg. 6b 4a1 8c 18 1 state area women one Sext Plet Dies five doing Well weather fair and a Little cooler. High g upper 70s Low Low 60s. Details Page 2a. Committee approval Given to Kissinger Lapi of the 3-Day-old died tuesday night bul the other five babies remained in fair to satisfactory condition. A Hospital spokesman said Julia Slack died Al . Met. A flier tuesday she received a blood Exchange trans fusion As doctors Allen plod to stabilize the infant s dec vioral ing condition. She had been placed in a Respirator to keep her breathing. The spokesman at Colorado general Hospital said the cause of death was Hyaline Mem Brane which the spokesman described As an ail ment of the lining of the lungs common to premature babies. The spokesman said the conditions of Hie Oiler five Slack babies remained stable. A re port earlier tuesday night said three of the boys were in Satis factory condition. Hie other iwo Sellup Lyls. A Hoy and a girl were listed in fair condition. Or. James Strain one of the paediatricians attending the sex trip Lyls. Said tuesday evening hat Julia s prognosis was she had received an oxygen Rich mixture of air since birth sunday night. A report tuesday night said Ihrcke of he Hoys were satisfactory condition. One boy was in fair condition and his breathing was aided by a Respirator. Julia s Only Sisler was in fair condition and was receiving oxygen in a sophisticated incubator. Or. Tibor Kneel. A Fertility specialist attending the Sext plots. Said a computerized search of medical records on multiple births showed no set of Sellup Lyls in which All six were now living. The six babies were born to mrs. Kugena j. Selanek. 34. Sliu had been taking a Fertility drug after years of in Fertility. The Selanek sex upsets arc Al least the Ifill such Case in the Soos. Since 1068 there have been Al least five others and in none of. Those cases die All the children survive. There also have been a few cases of seven and eight children born Al the same time but no indication thai Al of the children Suri Cri in any of he cases. The Stanek Selu pleas weighed from just under iwo pounds to just under three pounds and were born seven weeks prematurely doctors said. Washington a the Senate foreign relations com Mittee tuesday approved the nomination of Henry a. Kissin Ger to be Secretary of state. Al the same time the com Mittee resolved to undertake a study of the use of Wir clapping of american citizens in connection with foreign affairs. The commit Lee Vole on Kis Singer was 16-1. With Only sen. George Mcgivern d-s.d., recorded against. Mcgovern said his Vole was a symbolic protest against needless prolongation of the Indochina the Secrel bombings of Cambodia in 19c9 and 1070 and 1971 tragedy it the Kissinger nomination is expected to Roach the Senate floor i or confirmation thursday or Friday. The German born former Harvard professor is to make the opening . Speech to the new session of the United a Lions general Assembly on Mon Day. Gas dealers ask for Relief by Tiik associated press Gas station operators appealed o Congress on tuesday for Relief from phase 4 Price controls which they claimed would drive thousands of of business. Meanwhile some stations around the country closed or refused to sell gasoline to customers in protest of inc administration s Price rules. Representatives of some Independent service stations told a House subcommittee immediate Relief was needed from the Price rules. Charles bins cd. President of the National Congress of Petroleum retailers said the phase 4 rules discriminated against independents because refiners who operal their own full cos were allowed to pass on in creases in wholesale prices and the. Independents were not. He said the Price rules forced dealers to Roll Back their Profil margin to Jan. 10 Levels a period when profits were at a Low Point tie finers. However were allowed to establish ceiling prices based on May 15 Levels. Tropical storm Ellen blows out of Africa Miami. Fla. Api tropical storm Ellen neared Hurri Cane strength tuesday As it crossed the Atlantic packing winds up to 70 Miles an hour. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Ellen. The season s fifth storm was located 1.200 Miles Southeast of at noon near latitude 3i.fl North and Longi Ludo West. It was Raveling Northwest at 211 Miles an hour. Right now. It is a Strong tropical storm thai won t have to much stronger to become a said Center ipod Osman Cal Frank. Ii is typical of the Middle of our in Richane season in thai i was born in he african Hunt to testify monday to watergate committee alcoholism termed major army problem Washington Al an army general tuesday Lold a Sena la panel Hal 36 per cell of he service s officers and 70 per cent of ils enlisted men Are considered heavy and problem drinkers. Rig. Gen. 1-Eslic r. Forney jr., chief of the army s alcohol and drug policy division made the statement in a hearing on drug and alcohol problems in the armed forces being held by the armed services sub com Millee. Forney defined heavy or Binge drinkers As men who have five drinks a night in a four Day period and problem drinkers As men who have problems with other Servic Menor relatives in connection Wilh their drinking. A breakdown to the panel Forney said Hal 20 per cell of the officers were considered heavy or Binge drinkers and that 16 per cell were problem drinkers. Of the enl sled men. He said that 31 per Cociu were heavy or Binge drinkers and 3h per cent were problem drink ers. Forney said the findings were made in a random Survey in 1072 of the drinking patterns and practices of some Active duly army personnel. The most significant find Ings is thai the primary focus of the alcohol problem within Llic army is among our Young enlisted Forney said. Because of Hal. He said the army s program to treat Alco hol abusers is aimed particularly Loward this younger target with about 5.000 enrolled in the army s alcohol re habilitation program. As for drug abuse Forney said he army has lightened up Entrance standards to pre clude the Entrance Inlo the army of known users of illegal drugs or known abusers of Alco hol. We have found that Many of our drug users and probably the majority of our serious drug Abu sort. Arc men who used drugs prior to their entry Inlo the Forney said. Lie added thai servicemen who use drugs arc nol addicts. Washington a the Senate Wal Ergat said tuesday Hal wiretap per k. Howard Hunt will he Lead off witness when televised hearings resume monday. The panel also called John Ragan. A former Fri Man and one time he publican Security consultant to testify Aboul his pail in attempting to wiretap the Home of newspaper columnist Joseph Kraft. The Only iwo other witnesses named were White House speechwriter Patrick j. Buchanan and former presidential Law enforcement aide John . Who previously has admitted assisting in the a to Cragie cover up. Missing from the witness Lisl were political Saboteur Donald h. Segretti. Who has agreed to plead guilty to four election Law violations and Charles w. Colson. Who reportedly faces indictment in the breaking the co Manittee retains Hopes thai it ran hear from ser Coli and former presidential counsel Colson Despic their Legal roubles. Ragan s name was a Surprise. He had been mentioned Only once before in watergate testimony when former presidential counsel John w. Dean Iii said Caulfield Lold him a Gan helped Lap Kraft s Telephone. Ragan. Reached by Telephone Al his Home in Massapequa. ., denied lapping Kraft s phone and said he did l know Why the committee was calling him. Lie said he had conducted a feasibility study Al Kraft s Home in while working As Security director for the Republican National committee. But he said he did t know whose Home it was at the time. There was no said. One committee source Hagan was believed to have been involved in the secret service s reported Pirela Pirir of f. Donald Nixon the president Bro Lucr. Lagan denied that also. Ragan s name was on an initial witness Lisl released by chairman Sam j. Krvin or. D . Al a news conference following an executive session of the committee the Lead off witness for lie hearings is convicted watergate conspirator Hunt a for Mer Cia operative am member of the while House plumbers group

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