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Daily Times, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Salisbury, MarylandThe weather sunny and warm today and monday. High in raid to upper 806. Details on Page c-3. M sunday times vol. 53 no. 228 phone 74v7171 for Home delivery Salisbury. Maryland. Sunday. August 22.1976 330 delmarva a Bicentennial newspaper due Vaci Nav . Flexes its muscle As allies Cut Down tree wanted. The pictures above Are composite drawings made by an artist under the direction of eyewitnesses who saw the two men at the s. Division St. Market and who Are believed to have kidnapped and murdered a Market employee and bystander. Their descriptions Are As follows suspect. Left White male. Years old. 5 feet w inches to 5 feet ii inches. Pounds Stocky build Blond hair worn Short just Over ears and wearing a White shirt and dark pants at the time of the robbery. Suspect right White male. Years old. Between 5 feet ii in Ches and 5 feet ii inches. 2w pounds Stocky build dark Wavey hair and wearing a red checked shirt and dark pants at the time of the robbery. Anyone having information concerning the men is asked to Call Salisbury City police or state police. Seoul. South Korea the United states staged a demonstration of military Power in and around Korea on sat urday at the same time As Allied forces felled a tree that was the Center of the dispute in which North koreans killed two american officers. President Ford personally approved the plan to go in there and Cut the tree White House press Secretary Ron Nessen said saturday at Vail. Colo., where Ford is vacation ing. With Ford is National Security Agency director Brent a. Scowcroft t who is keeping the president abreast of the situation. At Travis air Force base in California Flag draped caskets carrying the bodies of the two slain american officers arrived amid a Brief solemn ceremony. As the. Plane returning their bodies touched Down a 26-Man Honor guard saluted. The bodies were taken to the us. Army mortuary in Oak land. Calif. Col. Erroll Loving. Travis information officer said maj. Arthur bonifas. 33. Of Newburgh. . Would be flown to West Point. . For burial and 1st la Mark t. Barrett. 25. To his Hometown of Columbia. . Bonifas was promoted posthumously from Captain to major. In the operation an Armada of warplanes and troops was poised near the demilitarized zone during cutting of the 40-foot Poplar at the Neutral truce Village of Panmunjom. A . Navy task Force steamed toward Korea. Twenty sir helicopter gun ships of the kind used in the Vietnam War backed by an unspecified number of f4 phantom and fill Jet fighters and three b52 bombers from Guam circled overhead while a Quick reaction Force of 300 . And South korean soldiers protected the tree cutting Allied military sources said. North korean soldiers at the scene limited their response to shooting photographs but their government accused the United states of a grave military pro vocation. A Pyongyang broadcast charged that 300 troops including americans in full com Bat entered the de militarized zone Idzi separa Ting North and South Korea and not Only Cut Down the tree but also destroyed North korean guard posts and smashed barriers. Another 400 Allied troops took combat positions 400 Yards away backed up by five truck loads of soldiers and a helicopter All creating a terrible War the broadcast said. Jet Cove Ford Carter debates Holdup murder leads 274 bodies pushed by voter league sought by police Here by Neil Kjeldsen of the times staff state and local police officials Are continuing their investigations into an outbreak of serious crimes that have plagued Salisbury and the surrounding area for the past few Days. City and state police released composite drawings of two men who Are being sought in connection with the robbery of the s. Division so Market and the Kidnap murders of a store employee and bystander. As police were intensifying their search Friday night seeking clues in the murders two men entered Banks Market on Riverside drive and took s630 at gunpoint from the night clerk. Along with the double homicide. State police Are also investigating a thursday night armed robbery of the Horner Brothers store near Bivalve in which the night clerk was assaulted and so taken. Police officials request anyone having information regarding the suspects in the murder Case Call the City police at 749-5151 or state police at 749 3101. The bodies of the two victims. George h. Whayland. 45. And Louis j. Conti. 61. Both of Salisbury were found at . Friday in a Culvert off the it. 13 bypass East of Here. Both had been shot by what police believe to have been a .38 Caliper revolver. With or. Conti receiving a head wound and or. Whayland several wounds to the neck and Chest. Thus far several clues have led police to dead ends including a report of two men who fit the description having been seen driving a car in the Prin Cess Anne area. Police reported that they have been following up All leads and that although their investigation is being entered around the Salisbury area investigators have been sent to Check out information that have Lead them to suspect that the two men May have left the state. It was also reported that when the bodies of the two men were found nothing had been removed from their clothing such As and police Are exploring the possibility that Rob Bery May not have been the motive for the slayings. In the Horner store Holdup. State police described the men As Black males who entered the store and asked for a number of items behind the counter. State police reported when the Man behind the counter. Nelson Wayne Horner. 58. Turned around to get the items one of the suspect pulled a gun and for ced him to Lay on the floor. The men emptied the Cash registered and took Homer s Wallet. The total amount taken was estimated at City police reported that the two men involved in the Banks store Holdup used a .22 calibre pistol. Police said one Man gave a bag to the clerk behind the counter and said put your Money in the bag or til shoot the second Man stood behind the first one with another revolver sticking out of his pocket police said. Following the hold up. By two Black males police the men fled with an estimated in Cash. City police in the Mil Vest gating these crimes. Send two men to the trailways bus terminal Friday where it reported that been fired. This turned out to be some kind of prankster with a Blank pistol police said. Manila. The Philippines tap frogman recovered the bodies of 274 persons mostly children swept out to sea by tidal Waves following a massive earthquake in the Southern Philippines the official Philip Pine news Agency reported saturday. President Ferdinand e. Mar cos said his country would need no foreign Aid in recovering from the disaster which left More than 3.000 dead on the Island of Mindanao and 3.000 others missing and feared dead. By John Barbour press writer if the league of women Vot ers has its Way. The first nationally televised debate be tween president Ford and Democrat Jimmy Carter will be tuesday. Sept. 23. In so Louis. Somehow so far these deter mined careful men and women have had their Way. They be been pressing for nationally televised debates be tween the two major candidates Long before those candidates were chosen. The league s Board of directors made the debates a target at the annual convention in May. Anri league delegates met the proposal by their president. Ruth Clusen of Green Bay. Wis. With a stand ing ovation. The league is currently circulating a petition with a target of four million signatures it says we. The people urge the major party candidates for president to meet in Public de Bate on the issues facing the the league hoped that its petitions would be in by labor Day. But it now looks As if the minister attacked robbed Crisfield the Rev. Nelson Benjamin was in my Arcady memorial Hospital saturday with severe injuries in i iced by 3 Hitchhiker who Rob bed him of about s200. Trooper l e Scott of the Maryland state police said the minister told him he was beaten with an automobile Jack. At the Hospital he was being treated for lacerations and possible Skull fracture. The officer said the Clergyman told him was on Enro Ute to Salisbury about . Saturday when he picked Upa White juvenile As he went through Eden on route 13. The youth forced or. Ben Jamin to drive to the St Lukes Road where the attack and Rob Bery took place. Then he fled on foot. The minister called police and then went to the Crisfield Hospital for treatment. Trooper Scott said the Hitchhiker also took the minister s watch. The Rev. Benjamin is Curren Tiv the pastor of a Church in Crisfield. Valuable materials Are stolen Princess Anne Tony Bruce assistant state s attorney for Somerset Coontz. Reported to police saturday the theft of about Worth of old doors a fireplace mantel and several 20 foot Long wooden beams. The theft was made from an old House or. Bruce owns East of Princess Anne. It was discovered saturday about noon but is believed to have occurred Friday afternoon. Or Bruce lives in it Vemon. Trooper l. E. Scott Maryland state police said that four 20 foot Long beams 5 by 8 inches were sawed out of the Frame House. Seven doors were also taken along with the mantel. The theft was obviously the work of More than one person he said. Beall Sarbanes debate jobs Bill Ocean City j. Glenn Beall. Red. And his democratic challenger. Rep. Paul s. Sarbanes. Alternately at tacked and defended the so railed Humphrey Hawkins full Ernp Layment saturday in a joint appearance Here before the Maryland association of coun ties those representatives of the state s 23 counties and Balti More City attending the association s annual summer convention heard what they wanted when the two men backed Revenue sharing crime control funds and Public employee jobs. But when the subject of Humphrey Hawkins arose the two Senate candidates vehemently parted company. This Bill is nothing but elec Tion year political Beall began. This legislation would do away with our free Enterprise Economy and bring about socialism and the nationalization of oar Economy. We would be left with a totally fed eral economic adding that America would become the one term Republican senator predicted the legislation would Cost billion annually and would mean the average american family would lose in buy ing Power each year. Sarbanes. However told the county officials the Bill had been the victim of election year misrepresentation and this country has a severe unemployment the. Three term congressman said. Our first priority ought to be to put people Back to Sarbanes acknowledged the legislation s Cost could Range from billion to s-54 billion a year but added the net budget Cost would be much lower be cause of reduced unemployment payments less welfare and higher tax receipts. The Humphrey Hawkins Bill would set a National adult unemployment limit of 3 per cent and mandate the use of Federal Public works programs to meet that four year goal if the private Economy had not sufficiently improved. The joint appearance by the two Senate candidates before the local government officials was part of a final session that also included an address by gov. Marvin Mandel and Voles on four resolutions asking in creased state Aid for local government programs. Those resolutions were expected to be passed As was done last Winter despite predictions Friday by it. Gov. Blair Lee Iii. Man slain by police in Laurel Bridgeville Man was shot and killed by a City policeman Early saturday after he allegedly resisted arrest for disorderly conduct in the parking lot of a bar on West 6th St. According to the Delaware state police. Lawrence. Cannon of Bridgeville was pronounced dead on arrival at Nanticoke memorial Hospital at about . He had been shot once in the Chest said a spokesman for the state police. Two City police officers Sid Ney Sutton and John Tyndall were involved in the incident both were injured in the Melee in the parking lot of Brad s Casbar. Officer Sutton. Who purportedly shot Cannon was treated for minor bruises and abrasions at Nanticoke memorial and then was released. His parter was transferred to Kent general Hospital m Dover where he underwent surgery for a fractured Cheek. According to the police the two officers were called to the parking lot to break up a quarrel at about 2 . Sutton placed Cannon under arrest for disorderly conduct a police spokesman said whereupon Cannon struggled with the officer and overpowered him. Officer Tyndall went to assist Sutton and during the ensuing struggle Sutton Drew his gun and shot Cannon once in the Chest the spokesman said. Charges in the Case Are pen Ding the outcome of a state police investigation of the shooting. Above left. Four year Olds stay and Elaine Dalfonso. Of Salisbury along with then poodle. Sunshine patiently await the judge s decision at saturday s Wicomico county pet fan held on the civic Ter grounds. Sunshine won a rib Bon As the prettiest dog. At right Bruce Robertson. 7. Of 518 Elberta ave., proudly holds his dog. Pebbles and his Bine ribbon awarded for having the smallest dog in the contest. Below Are winners and the judges who picked them daring the Pel fair sponsored by the Wicomico department of recreation. From left to right first Row. Becky Caraway. 10. Of Crest Wood Circle and her cat. Cot ton Meg Webster. 12. Of w. College ave., and her dog. Scho Otzie. Who won the Overall pets have a Day Competition she got the dog As a Pappy from the humane society and Wendy. 12, and Kathy. U. Maloney. Of nutters Crossroads and their Rabbit wiggles. The judges for the event were Stefan h. Graham left director of the Salisbury zoo. And Pat Fen Goletta. Director of recreation at the Holly Center two candidates have preempted that. The league s executive director. Peggy Lampl. Said the league also embarked on a National Public relations Campaign in May to convince the candidates they should debate. Carter accepted the idea in principle More than a week ago. And has named his press aide Jody Powell to work with the league s steering committee. He has not. However accepted the league s auspices yet. President Ford in his accept Ance speech also accepted the idea of a National debate but did not specify who should organize it. The league Hopes to meet with Ford people in the near future. Is. Who uses the title by preference said. The league would like to see three presidential debates one each on Domestic issues foreign policy and the role of the presidency. It has proposed the weeks of oct. 11 and 15 for the final two. It also is considering a proposal for another televised de Bate the week of oct. 18 Between the two major party vice presidential candidates. So farms. Lampl says Abc and Abc have agreed to cover league sponsored debates be tween the candidates. The league s debate steering committee is co chaired by charts e. Walker a former undersecretary of the Treasury and an economist Newton n. Minow. Former head of the fed eral communications commis Sion now 3 lawyer in Chicago and Rita e. Hauser. Former Delegate to the United nations now in Law practice in new York. Fires rage in drought hit areas by tin associated press fires raged through acres of forests in Bone dry Britain and France saturday forcing thou Sands of vacationers to flee for their lives. Weathermen fore saw no Relief from Western Europe s longest drought in Mem Ory. The 15-month dry spell has drained reservoirs and parched crops in a Belt from England and Wales to Belgium and Northwest and Central France. Some 3.000 campers and bathers were evacuated in boats when Forest fires swept toward France s Atlantic Beach North of Royan and Cut off All Overland escape routes. At least other vacation ers were in a Beach area farther North around the Village of la Palmyre and vans with loud speakers toured the streets and tent Camps warning an emergency evacuation might be necessary. Black smoke swirled Over la Palmyre and flames could be seen shooting hundreds of feel into the air less than two Miles away. The director of a zoo in la Palmyre appealed to other French zoos to Send him Mobile cages and drugs As quickly As possible so he could move his animals including Lions tigers giraffes and hip pos. Some 600 animals have been evacuated the zookeeper said but he said he did not have adequate equipment to move the 50 biggest animals. The Allied sources declining o be identified denied that the combat Force had entered the ump but did not say How close it approached North Korea s Central news Agency charged that one . Helicopter intruded into North korean air space along the Doz on saturday committing espionage and a hostile a broadcast of the report monitored in Tokyo did not specify what the hostile act was. But it said it was linked with the provocations that the United states is conducting without setup in the joint secur Ity draft youth Palestine Beirut. Lebanon api guerrillas picked up palestinian youths off the streets of Beirut and look them to military training Camps saturday following orders for general mobilization of the palestinian people. Several trucks were seen loading up Young men in the Seaside Raucho Quarter when Street Side markets attract crowds. They hauled them off for training unless they already belonged to a guerrilla group. Palestinian officials con firmed the operation was part of a conscription decree issued by guerrilla Leader Yasir Arafat after the fall aug. 12 of Tal Zealar refugee Camp the biggest single Christian Victory in Lebanon s 17-month-old War. About 300.000 palestinians live in Lebanon. Before the War some 12.000 belonged to the various guerrilla groups. That number has risen considerably Over the months of combat but Many youths still try to live civilian lives. Berlin woman wins times Puzzle prize because she is not the kind of person who Ever wins mrs. Arvetta Taylor of 8 Jefferson St. In Berlin thought it was a joke when she received a Telephone Call notifying her that she had won this week s prize word Puzzle Ronor so sponsored by Salisbury daily times. Her prize Chawk was s130 and she said it will come in Handy for outfitting her seven year old daughter. Lesley who will be a second grader in the fall at Buckingham elementary school in Berlin. Mrs. Taylor s three other children arc mrs. Loyco Dennis of Ocean View. Mrs. Davis of Bishopville and Lynn Taylor of Ocean City. She also has three grandchildren. She holds Down two jobs. She works daily As bookkeeper in the Central office in Snow Hill of Worcester county Board of education and also does office work several nights a week for t. Holland Nelson and sons co. In Berlin a stainless steel casting foundry. Mrs. Taylor a times sub Scriber who said she has entered the contest about four or five times had worked out her win Ning entry last monday night and then Laid it aside. On wednesday morning Lesley remin ded her Mother that she had t mailed it off. ?.irs. Taylor put her entry in the mail wednesday morning just hoping it would arrive at the times building by deadline time at noon thursday. A new contest Worth so will Start in monday s paper. An additional s10 will be Given if the winning answer is accompanied by a receipt from a sponsoring advertiser and another s10 if the Winner is a daily and Sun Day times subscriber. Last week s Puzzle answer accompanies this Story. Shush g is m n 3b33 m m Joe Sugg a e3 e h d s q is h _3__ is s50s3 is fill h 2 e a a a a is n a to i in today s sunday times amusements.b-8 merry go round. A-3 Ann Jumble. Bill new books.b-2 obituaries. A-9 bridge.b-2 . C classified.d-4-i2 television.b-9-10 crossword Puzzle.c-8 today in history. B-6 editorial financial.a-9 . B jeanedixon.b-6 i newspaper is paper

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