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Nevada Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - February 24, 1973, Reno, NevadaReno evening Gazette ninety seventh year no. 288 Reno Nevada saturday february 24, 1973 phone 702 323-3161 15 cents detectives spending hundreds of hours following clues what s new in Washoe s unsolved murders homicide evidence review detectives Lyle Adamson left and Bill Mathews review evidence in one of the two Active homicide investigations in the Washoe county sheriff s department. They say the Gloria Crumb Felt and Orrin Mcbeth murders in 1971 still Are being pursued. _ Gazette photo pow married in Carson City r air strike freezes France after wait Paris a the skies of France were virtually swept Clear of All commercial air traffic today As the military took charge during a showdown Between the government and civilian air controllers who have been on an illegal strike. The Only civilian flights authorized during the weekend will be those carrying delegations to Paris for the inter National conference on Viet Nam which opens monday. Most ministers arriving today or sunday for the conference Are expected to land at the Mil itary Airport at Bret Igny. A communique from the de sense minister said that air traffic control would be handled from military installations Over the weekend and that starting monday civilian and military airports remaining open would be manned by the military in cooperation with civil aviation services. Nixon confident on Mideast Washington a pres ident Nixon and Secretary of state William p. Rogers report edly Are confident Day Long talks with Hafez Ismail egyptian National Security adviser May initiate a Tian search for peace in the Middle East. That was the reported Posi Tive result of Tite series of conferences Friday with Ismail. Ismail himself acknowledged that Progress was made and that As a result of his visit we have More relaxed Charles w. Bray the state department s spokesman concurred adding that As a result of the talks we have devel oped Good rapport with Egypt. We both recognize that dramatic results were be expected of today s discussions and look Forward to a continuation through diplomatic Chan Rogers sees Success Washington a Secretary of state William p. To Gers left today for the inter National conference on Vietnam with a prediction that he would be Back shortly with a Success Ful agreement. Rogers departure for the Multi nation conference came amid indications that the Amer ican delegation would seek to limit the conference in scope As Well As time. Rogers said he expected the meeting to take about a week. Carson City Nev. A a former prisoner of War was married Here Early today to a woman who waited More than seven years for his return. It. Cmdr. William Shankel of Jackson calif., and Mary Ann Hotop of Dallas tex., were married at the Wildwood wed Ding Chapel in a ceremony completed just after Midnight a Chapel spokesman said. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Pearlie Bonds who said the couple arrived alone and left immediately after wards. They were believed headed for a Lake Tahoe honeymoon. Shankel was a Navy Pilot shot Down in 1965 Over North Vietnam. He was the second Man off the third plan Load of prisoners to return. The Chapel spokesman said the attractive Blond woman wore a red dress with White trim for the Brief wedding Cere Mony while Shankel wore a Brown suit. They requested that no pictures be taken. Chuckle parents spend the first part of a child s life getting him to walk and talk and the rest of his childhood getting him to sit Down and keep quiet. By Phil Barber who crushed the Skull of schoolgirl Gloria Crummett who shot and killed Reno Salesman Orrin Mcbeth although murder supposedly is one of the easiest crimes to solve these two 1971 slayings Are among exceptions. There Are others but none actively under investigation such As these. Possible exception the Only possible exception is the Case of the fatal shooting May 4, 1972 of Reno school principal Virgil Ouren. Police still Are seeking missing Libby c. Booth teacher Sam Knip Meyer with a murder warrant. Homicides unlike other crimes never Are classified As closed until police make an arrest or determine the responsible person is dead. Detectives in the Washoe county sheriff s department said they can recall Only two other unsolved homicides Here in the last 14 years a Man killed off . Highway 40 and a woman found dead on Geiger Grade. Reno police capt. Frank bet turn to Page 2, col. 1 gunshot blasts in face kill Reno woman Man held by Margaret Allender a Reno woman was reported dead this morning after being shot in the face with two shot gun blasts. Karen Lee Engle 24, 655 Robinhood drive Apt. 6, apparently died instantly. Reno police said after two shots from a Shotgun entered her apartment through a window. William Alfred Hartman 22, 605 Denslow drive was arrested for investigation of homicide police said. The shooting occurred at . At the Robinhood apart ment. Robinhood drive is South of Virginia Lake off Lakeside drive. Police said several witnesses Are being questioned in the continuing investigation. Police said several of the wit Nesses had seen an argument Between Hartman and mrs. In All at fault in air shooting Israel claims Tel Aviv a Israel said today the flight recorder from the libyan Airliner it shot Down indicated everyone involved yeas at fault. Israel also said if welcomed an inter National probe of the incident and suggested a hot line be tween Egypt and Israel to avoid similar tragedies. Defense minister Moshe Dayan told a news conference the recorder tapes had been exam ined and we know More or less what he cited the libyan airline Cairo air control and a misinterpretation of events by our own Surprise f 1sit israeli fighters shot the plane Down wednesday after it strayed Over military installations along the Suez Ca Nal. The israeli chief of staff it. Gen. David Elazar told the news conference he gave the order to Force the plane Down. The crash killed 106 of the 113 persons aboard. Dayan earlier paid a Surprise visit to the survivors of the crash in a Beersheba Hospital where the plane s Copilot was still on the critical list. One of the other survivors a jordanian turned his head and refused to speak to the defense minister. Honest consideration Dayan said Friday he hoped the arabs will not feel they must take revenge. We acted out of an honest consideration that this plane which was an enemy plane from an enemy turn to Page 2, col. 7 Karen Lee Engle Gle earlier in the evening. They said initial investigation has shown the shooting might have William a. Hartman resulted from a dispute Over stolen merchandise involving a number of persons police said. Glean air Good life Nevada looks ahead1 with today s Gazette r Nixon utopian social programs dismal failures Washington a pres ident Nixon said today Amer Ica s impatience to get things done should be blended with level headed common sense to Cope with the nation s human hunger discrimination ignorance and Dis ease. In the fourth of a series of nation wide radio addresses on his state of the Union report Nixon said the Federal govern ment undertook too sometimes almost social programs during the past decade which in Case after Case amounted to dismal now he said a policy of fiscal responsibility needs to be implemented to Reform the Feder Al programs for human re sources. This year offers Opportunity for great advances. Nixon said because of the end of the Viet Nam War which he termed one of the most unselfish mis Sions Ever undertaken by one nation in the defense of Aneth Nixon said he will Send con Gress within a few Days a Mes Sage on urgently needed re forms in social programs in tended to cure past failures. Too much Money has been going to those who were sup posed to help the needy and too Little to the needy he said. He outlined some of his pro posed reforms All of which had been disclosed earlier by administration spokesmen. They included of narrow fragmented categorical Edu cation and manpower training programs into new special Rev Enue sharing programs which let local and state officials judge How to meet needs. Of Hospital construction subsidies to achieve increased spending in such areas As cancer and heart Dis ease research. Of most anti Pov erty programs from the office of economic Opportunity to appropriate Cabinet depart of the present Wel fare system to provide a decent income and increase human dignity rather than eroding such Basic values As the family Structure and the dignity of work Vietnam reds kill ten Asbestos termed health time bomb Saigon at communist gunners killed 10 vietnamese today when their shells struck near a conference room of the joint military commission and hit a building that was being remodeler for the International commission of control and supervision. Field reports said the Shell Inga occurred at tri ton a District town 125 Miles Southwest of Saigon in the Mekong Delta. Six of the dead were school children and two were teach ers. They were killed when shells hit a school Yard near the military commission Confer ence room. Another shelling hit the build ing being remodeler killing two South vietnamese soldiers and wounding six the Field re ports said. Washington a a doctor has predicted that one million americans will die by the year 2000 from diseases caused by Asbestos fibres. Or. Irving Selikoff of the it. Sinai school of Medicine in new York said the victims will be persons who Are or have been working regularly with the fibrous Mineral. All will die within the next 30 to 35 he told the sen ate Commerce environmental subcommittee Friday. Selikoff said Asbestos is a hidden time causing cancer that May not be detected for 20, 30 or even 40 years. Of the one million workers who already have been exposed he said will die of lung cancer of asbestosis or lung scarring and of various cancers. The rest will die of other ailments Selikoff said. He added that millions of other persons Are exposed to Asbestos fibres to an unknown de Gree every Day of their lives without their knowledge. The subcommittee was told that More than consumer products and a Host of building materials contain Asbestos which accumulates in the human lungs. He said other common sources Are in the talc used in polished Rice and balloons to keep them from sticking together and papier mache used in school Art classes. The food and drug administration last year issued regu lations Banning the use of Asbestos in garments and has proposed a ban on Asbestos Laden talc in food and food pack aging. Mrs. Engle has lived in the Reno area for some time and her family is also from this area police said. Police said they did not know the occupation of mrs. Engle or Hartman. Mrs. Engle had been arrested in october and was under investigation of violation of the Federal firearms act. She was arrested with two men in connection with the investigation of robberies at two businesses. At the time of the arrest police said they seized a sawed off Shotgun at her residence. The Federal firearms act pro Hibits Possession of a sawed off Shotgun. Funeral services for mrs. Engle Are pending at o Brien Rogers and Crosby funeral Home. Law requested Washington a a psychiatrist has asked Congress to outlaw lob Tomies saying the psycho surgical technique could Eaily be used by a dicta tor to control subject popu lations. Or. Peter r. Breggin of the Washington school of psychiatry testified Friday before the Senate health subcommittee chaired by sen. Edward m. Kennedy a mass. Partial destruction Breggin said which a part of the brain is surgically severed to change a person s a Par tial destruction of a living per son before he and Breggin added i think this Falls into the class of atrocities As defined at Burem Index 3 sections 94 pages Section one amusements 6-7 Ann Landers 9 Church Page x comics 9 deaths 3 Earl Wilson. S editorials 4-5 Evans on chess 5 family living 8 Public notices 7 television log. 9 weather table 3 win at Bridge 9 Section two classified 15-21 crossword Puzzle 18 local regional news 11 sports 12-14 Section three Nevada looks ahead 72 pages Reno evening Gazette a Speidel newspaper member of associated press. Second clan postage paid at Reno Nevada. Published week Days by Reno newspapers inc., Box 280, w. 2nd st., Reno Telephone 702-373-316 subscription rates Carrier delivery in Reno Sparks and Carson City a month for delivery oils de these areas and by adult motor route month. By mail in Nevada my a year other Domestic Points s3s fear. Other rates on request. Weather Reno Sierra Taipe Cloudy with rain or Snow Likely today and tonight. Partly Clearing sunday with increasing showers Likely sunday night. Weather on Page 3. W spa Fri

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