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Sikeston Daily Standard (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Sikeston, Missouri Sikeston subscribers of the daily Standard not having received their paper by five . Can Call the newspaper office at 471-1137 Between five and six of clock. Special delivery will be made after six. The daily Standard for donations Agnew asked Helen Bentley to get fund for pal Rivers neglect military Bills to see air show 10 4 per copy Olin 59th year published daily except sunday in Sikeston Scott county to. Sikeston. Scott county. Missouri saturday september 19. 1970 12 pages number 174 red color Only water problem years Extension Given to firm the Only problem facing the Sikeston water Plant 503 East Center i the red water problem Dick Lucy manager of the Plant said. He said the problem a pretty Well under control. Quot if you live in Skeaton you probably have noticed red water coming out of the facet once in a while a Lucy said. A the reason this happen is that the water a Active and reacts on the Metal surface of the water lines causing a build up of Lucy said to combat the problem a caustic soda an Alkali is used to form a protective coating on the water lines this Alkali renders Active water inactive. A sine the Firat of february we have had several complaints a Lucy said referring to the red water. A a we be had it pretty Well whipped in the last month or a new study by the Federal Bureau of water Hygiene has come up with the disquieting disclosure that Many City Witer systems Are not properly equipped to Cope with growing amounts of pollutants which find their Way into water supplies. Lucy said the Sikeston water Plant has a filler process and chlorination process to get rid of pesticides although none have been found in the Skeaton water Supply. He said the water Supply does not have any viruses or Metal traces. A this problem viruses Metal traces would come Only when water is supplied by River or an open Reservoir a Lucy said. He said the Sikeston water Supply is monitored on three meters. One meter registers the raw water from the Well to the Home. A the Only test for pollutants would be chemical Laboratory tests a he said. Lucy said thought had been Given to stepping up water treatment facilities. He said one step taken has been to increase the capacity of the Plant by changing from a Sand filter which gave three Gallons per minute per Square foot of filter area to a zeolite Green Sand filter which would increase the water flow to four and a half Gallons per minute per Square foot of filter area. He said the new filter is More or of a Fine Fluffy filter. A we have also built another Well to add More Well capacity. This gives about 5,000 Gallons per minute capacity. This adds 1,500 Gallons per minute More than we had making a total of 5,200 Gallons per minute that members of City Council voted yesterday to extend time to see mor Cable to of Sikeston inc., to begin operations of Cable television begin. Blanton said applications for available channels remain to he processed by the acc. Quot we have to get permits cease fire called tension causes cancellation of Charleston football game David Blanton representing and waivers to get the stations see mor explained the firm was we want quot Blanton said not Able to begin operations by a die Council also approved a sept. 6 Franchia deadline Resolution indicating the City because of a delay on the part of government would support in the Federal communications Industrial Bond Issue to help commission in Washington d. Locate a new factory in Sikeston. C. The original agreement called for operations to begin within a year. The firm has been Given another year to get operations underway but will be penalized Beirut Lebanon Apfield marshal Habis maj Ali of Jordan ordered All his forces to cease fire against palestinian guerrillas saturday. His order was for a shooting halt at 6 . --12 noon earlier in the Day radio known to City officials would Ciro reported King Hue a the manufacturer not employ up to 750. Sikeston has been narrowed Down to among five prospective Sites according to state officials had agreed proposal for fire. But this an egyptian 24-hour cease in Jefferson City. A decision is confusion by Plant one is on the treated water can be pumped from Wells to from the Clear Well to the water filtering Plant or Plant at one main and the other is at each he concluded. $350 per month until operations expected by mid october. Meir demands dash . Hopes for Early talks . Lives chief concern As Nixon eyes crisis in Jordan Washington a with american forces in the Mediterranean bolstered president Nixon kept continuous watch today on the crisis in embattled Jordan with american lives and the survival of the Hussein government his primary concern. The positioning of military forces was described officially As a precautionary step in Case Nixon decides intervention in Jordan is necessary to Rescue the More than 400 americans in the country. Nixon was reported however prepared if necessary to intervene for other reasons if neighbouring Iraq or Syria enters the civil War Between King Hussein a forces and the palestinian guerrillas or if the country becomes in danger of falling under guerrilla control. The president was keeping consequences watch from his Retreat at Camp Chance for a David my. Accompanying him were staff aides or. Henry a. Kissinger and . Haldeman. Word that american forces in the Mediterranean were being reinforced came Friday from the Pentagon. The defense refugees or taking in paratroopers were already in position in the area. Officials privately expressed Hope Hussein could surmount the crisis unaided. Through diplomatic channels to Cairo and Moscow and in talks Here with israeli Premier Golda Meir administration leaders strove to save the . Drive for peace Between Israel and the Arab states from the explosive pressures of the jordanian conflict. An element of . Concern in this respect is the fear that if palestinian forces win control in Jordan their All out hostility toward Israel would Force israeli intervention which in turn might trigger intervention by Iraq and Syria and Widen the Middle but struggle. Even in the absence of such officials see no peace settlement involving Jordan if the guerrillas Rule that country. Mrs. Meir said Friday egyptian israeli negotiations Are impossible unless Egypt Rolls Back antiaircraft missile bases set up along the Suez canal in Nixon has Given Hussein some commitment of . Support if needed Drew uninformative answers from official sources. White House press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler told a news conference there is quot no commitment in a prepared to cover with the Chicago Sun times said in a Story published in two editions thursday night after a briefing by Nixon that the United states was prepared to intervene in Jordan if Iraq and Syria did so or if the Hussein government should be in danger of falling. The Story was withdrawn by the newspaper from its last edition but in a statement issued Friday afternoon the editors said it was not killed. The Story was not denied in Washington. Ziegler told newsmen the presidents discussion with editors during his visit to Chicago was off the record. Ziegler also said that when he talked with Sun times editors about publication of their Story he was not concerned with killing it but with the briefing rules under which they had received information. Washington a israeli prime minister Golda Meir has inflicted a heavy blow on american Hopes that the Middle East peace talks could he resumed in the near future. Mrs. Meir told president Nixon there can be no peace talks until Egypt removes the missiles Israel claims were implanted along the Suez canal in violation of a military standstill agreement. Nixon and Secretary of state William p. Rogers tried Friday but failed to persuade the 72-year-old israeli Leader that talks under United nations mediator Gunnar jarring provide the Only Avenue to peace. In principle mrs. Meir she asked Cairo of bad Faith and said a they both Are culprits was thrown into an ultimatum by maj Ali to the guerrillas to surrender in three hours or face death by firing squads. Also a guerrilla spokesman in Beirut had said it was doubtful guerrilla leaders would accept the egyptian cease fire idea. Maj Ali a cease fire order broadcast by radio Amman was addressed to All police and Security units of the Royal forces. There was no immediate the Nixon administration response from the guerrillas consoled itself with the who had contemptuously conclusion that because of the rejected maj Ali a surrender Jordan situation the question of ultimatum. Resuming of political talks is two hours after the deadline hypothetical anyway. For maj Ali a ultimatum the Field the United states however marshal abruptly ordered i would not take mrs. Meir so a not men to Stop firing a except in for an answer. Diplomatic dealing with sources of fire prodding will continue on hindering your humanitarian several fronts officials said. Moscow and Cairo will be fighting in Jordan was urged anew to a a rectify thi reported raging for the third violations which has been straight Day. Interpreted As removal of their Egypt a Middle East news missiles deployed in the Suez Agency said the cease fire canal zone contrary to provisions of the standstill cease fire agreement proposal was sent to Hussein by president Gamal Abdel Nasser. It quoted Nasser As telling Why and new efforts will be made to Hussein through an emissary that a cease fire for at least 24 hours could a a prevent the International plot which is agreed. But should Israel negotiate a peace persuade mrs. Meir to end treaty with a country which Boycott of the talks violated a lesser cease fire american and israeli agreement virtually the same Day diplomatic observers agreed that evident in suspicious movements it agreed to observe it despite the failure to smooth of the american 6th Fleet in the president Nixon and Rogers Over differences mrs. Meir a Mediterranean Are reported to have understood Daylong talks with the president it also quoted the president mrs. Meir a argument although and Rogers were useful because As saying quot an immediate they would not agree with they restored Confidence ceasefire is necessary because conclusion. Between the two countries. Our information about casualties american officials concede . Officials reluctantly is the standstill cease fire violations concede the safety of hostages a Cairo newspaper had could not have occurred without held by palestinian guerrillas and reported earlier that the number the knowledge and complicity of the chaotic jordanian situation of persons killed or wounded in the soviet Union. They say there in which the throne of King Jordan had soared past 5,000. Hussein a pro Western Monarch radio Amman broadcast the is at stake have priority Over the surrender ultimatum by Field hoped for resumption of the marshal Habis maj Ali Jordan a by Mike Jensen Charleston a series of racial disturbances resulted in cancellation of the Charleston Collierville tenn., football game Friday night. According to police chief Stanley Mungle the incidents began thursday afternoon when 60 White students from Charleston High school staged a walk out Over dissatisfied action with class elections that had been held earlier in the week. The students did not indicate whether they were dissatisfied with the results of the election or with the Type of election that was held. The students left school and assembled at the swimming Pool. Chief Mungle went to the Pool and persuaded the students to return to their classes. Quot the students said that they did not like the Way they were being treated at school a Mungle said. A they said that fights would break out Between Blacks and Whites and the Whites would be punished and nothing would happen to the Mungle talked to William Summit principal of the High school and he reportedly denied that any incidents of this Type had occurred. Friday morning police received Calls from White students requesting a police officer come to the school. Mungle went to the school and talked to Tom Weils superintendent of schools. School officials told Mungle that the situation was quot under a fighting incident Between two Blacks and one White brought Mungle to the school again. Rid of them the better a he said. A you can to just keep reprimanding them. I told school officials that if they did no to take Steps to control this problem i would a Ven if it meant putting a police officer in every class room and in the because of pushing and shoving incidents classes were discontinued at 1 30 . Friday. Mungle said he received information from a reliable source yesterday afternoon that there would be trouble at the football game Here last night because the presence of a crowd would give the troublemakers an Opportunity to cause it. Mungle recommended to school officials that the game be cancelled and rescheduled for tonight at Collierville. Attempts were made to Contact Collierville to inform the quot i went into the school and school that the game had been if they Call it under control. Id cancelled but the bus was on its hate to tee chaos a he said Way to Charleston. Die Highway a everyone was doing what they patrol was called and asked to Damn Well pleased. Stop the bus. A the students that were in the Highway patrol and the classes were pretty Well auxiliary police were notified of organized but a lot of students the incident but were not put were in the Halls and were Yelling on Alert. And cussing. Both Blacks and a we Haw some o f the Best Whites were involved a Mungle coloured people in Misouri living said. Mungle Stanley Mungle asked for a meeting to talk Over the situation with school officials Wells Louis Chaney assistant superintendent and Coy Franklin assistant principal. Mungle said that what was taking place Wasny to doing any Good and the students weren to doing any studying. A there Are 25-30 on each right Here in Charleston and because of this we Haven to had any trouble. Quot a great Deal of this was blown out of proportion because of rumours but the trouble was contained within the students a Mungle said. When asked what would happen if incidents continued to occur Mungle said a i have recommended that the ones Side who Are trouble makers and responsible should be suspended the sooner that the school gets or expelled if it happens Hijacker asks to go to Cairo but settles for Havana is no quarrel with the harsh words the israeli Leader used at Friday press conference when she accused Moscow and peace talks. Miami apr a gun toting Hijacker who wanted to go to Cairo settled for Cuba instead saturday and took an Allegheny airlines Jet and its eight crewmen to Havana. A passenger who helped the revolver was passed up to the stewardess get the bag said it stewardess through an held a butane Gas Container with emergency exit door a White plastic bottle taped to it. A it was my understanding the Hijacker set the bag in she was requesting it for the front of him and announced Crew not the Hijacker a Baker a ordinarily i do department ordered additional alleged violation of the military ships and planes into the Eastern standstill agreement the two Mediterranean. Air Force c130 countries accepted in August transports capable of flying out inquiries As to whether Nixon reluctantly inks order barring rail strike 60 Days guerrilla defeat rated Only matter of time Washington apr those issues should be dealt acting a with great reluctance a with by the Board he said the Nixon administration has. Quote a d a five member panel blocked for 60 Days a threatened instead of the usual nationwide rail strike. President Nixon signed executive orders Friday barring a walkout by four unions against 160 rail lines and creating a five member Board to investigate 70 weather fair tonight with Low 65 to sunday fair with High the dispute. Unless Congress enacts emergency legislation the unions will be free to strike if no contract settlement is reached in the next 60 Days. The orders signed under provisions of the railway labor act affect some 400,000 Union members about 70 per cent of the nations railway work Force. Asst. Secretary of labor William j. Usery a top labor troubleshooter said at the White House he had hoped for a settlement negating the need for the executive orders. It was a with great reluctance a he said that the labor department recommended the president sign the orders. But he indicated Only a few Points of major disagreement remain to be resolved after weeks of government sponsored talks. Around 90. Extended forecast warm weather is expected monday and tuesday with a turn to cooler wednesday. Afternoon highs monday and tuesday in Low 90s and morning lows from mid 60s to Low 70s. Wednesday High will be in 80s, morning Low in 60s. A period of showers or thundershowers is Likely about tuesday. High and Low yesterday High and Low temperatures for the 24-hour period ending at 7 30 . Today were 79 and 68 order in effect degrees. Rain measured .79 Inch. Sept. 23. Sunset today.7 02 . Sunrise tomorrow.6 44 . Moonrise tonight. 9 25 . Last . 22 tonight the Moon appears above the Star Aldebaran and North of the planet Datum. Saturn will reach its greatest brilliance of the year in november. Three member Board was formed a so that an equitable settlement May be reached at the earliest possible its members Are to be named later. Under the 44-year-old rail labor Law the Board will study the dispute and submit its recommendations within 30 Days. Over the following 30 Days the unions and rail lines Are to consider the recommendations during negotiations. A strike had been called for sept. 13 sept. 10, but government sept. 14 mediators won agreement from sept. 15 the Union to delay for five Days. Sept. 16 there were selective sept. 17 shutdowns in some areas sept. 18 tuesday and wednesday until a rainfall Federal court order blocking any rainfall strikes took effect. . Dist. Rainfall court judge Howard Corcoran said Friday he would leave his until it expires Washington a . Military officials predict it is Only a matter of time before the palestinian guerrillas out manned and outgunned Are Defeated by Jordan a Royal of fiercely Loyal bedouin tribesmen. Equipped with British and american King Hussein a armed Force of about 50,000 men is regarded by Pentagon weather review weather observations Are for the 24 hour periods ending at 7 30 . Daily. Sept. 12 Otti vials As the Best in the Arab world and second in the Mideast Only to israelis. On the other Side is a divided guerrilla Force believed to have no More than 12,000 men under . The unknown factors officials Here say Are the iraqis with 10,000 troops stationed in Jordan and the syrians poised above Jordan a Northern Border. A should they intervene the balance could tip against Hussein a said one official. 1 a but military governor who gave the guerrillas three hours to surrender or be executed by firing squads As mutineers. Maj Ali a announcement made no mention of the egyptian initiative. He stressed that the ultimatum was imposed under the martial Law decreed by Hussein at the Start of the fighting on thursday. The egyptian Effort and maj Ali a ultimatum came in the third Day of fighting. Casualties were reported soaring past 5,000. Royal forces were reported attacking the guerrillas called fedayeen in the North. Maj Ali a proclamation said quot this is the last warning to the the plane flew on to Miami a a in be got something Here to blow said Landing in Florida at 11 17 . Up whole plane quot Edt after spending six hours on a Young female passenger. The ground a Havana. Who declined to give name is gir a he said the Young hijackers believed 83 a Man sat about two seats unit of Dolice to i .Dwitt Slou a Lin Sharpshooter approached the Small pistol from a bag he had under the earlier this week c. L. Dennis president of the brotherhood of railway airline and steamship clerks claimed the Industry negotiators remained Adamant in offering Only a oneyear 7 per cent wage increase offer. The unions want a 40 per cent or higher increase Over three years. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May june july aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total rain High Low .00 90 68 .00 91 66 .00 91 65 .00 91 70 .00 91 67 .00 91 68 .79 79 68 for the week 79 for the month. 2.85 for the year. .39.90 �?T67 �?T68 �?T69 �?T70 2.07 4.41 10.56 .96 2.41 2.07 2.28 2.66 2.50 8.41 3.20 5.92 2.70 5.35 5.96 8.39 9.47 7.42 1.96 4.97 3.88 2.31 1.26 8.61 3.78 4.20 3.29 2.18 3.78 1.45 3.29 3.41 8.08 5.50 2.17 4.96 2.04 2.99 3.18 4.95 3.78 4.72 6.27 2.02 46.39 52.48 43.50 no one expects that to although the leftist governments of Iraq and Syria Side with the guerrillas they have offered Little More than moral support for the palestinians whose vow to destroy Israel and reclaim what was once their Homeland has been temporarily Laid aside while they Battle fellow arabs inside Jordan. Large numbers of jordanians have sympathized with the guerrillas. Half of Hussein a subjects Are palestinians or children of palestinians who fled harmed. A fall guerrillas must Lay Down their and surrender by 4 . Anyone who resists the Royal forces after this time limit will be treated As an outlaw and killed or arrested and tried by courts martial on a charge of armed Mutiny against the authorities. A this crime is punishable by the deadline was 10 ., Edt. Maj Ali repeated earlier assurances that guerrillas wishing to surrender would not be Israel was to Jordan when created in 1948. But the mass hijacking two and dynamite Boeing 727 on a flight from canvass Pittsburgh to Boston and took seat Over just before the plane made Allegheny spokesman a scheduled Stop at Philadelphia a appeared to be a International Airport Federal �?�22-caliber pistol. Aviation administration officials Baker said a stewardess said slipped one of his men a note he allowed 90 passengers to requesting a gun. He said a leave but kept aboard three policeman a .38-caliber service flight crewmen three stewardesses and two men believed to be Faa inspectors of airlines personnel the Faa said in Washington however Allegheny said the two men were a Captain and a first officer of Allegheny Riding Deadhead on the plane. The plane sat on a runway for an hour while it was being refuelled. A a the Pilot John Harkin said Over the radio he talked the Hijacker out of Cairo and persuaded him to go to Havana instead a said it. Robert Baker chief of Airport police at Philadelphia. John Balderama one of the passengers released by the gunman said the hijackers described As a tall thin Young negro quot grabbed one of the stewardesses by the neck and took to the front of the planet just before it landed at Philadelphia. Passengers said the Hijacker then told another stewardess to plane while it was being refuelled in a futile attempt to get a Clear shot at the Hijacker or Board the plane. The aircraft left Philadelphia for Cuba at 1 46 ., Edt and landed at Havana a Jose Marti Airport at 4 32 ., the Faa said. News briefs pacification cutback begins the iraqi news Agency said guerrilla spokesmen in Baghdad denounced Nasser a efforts As an weeks ago of four Western a affront to the dignity of the bring him a Small canvass bag 5.96 8.39 airliners by the popular front Arab stowed under his seat. The Fate of 54 hostages from last weeks airline hijackings a a a a 4 remained unknown. A red Cross 1 Cal re Amman trying to for the liberation of Palestine became Hussein a turning Point. His was known to be near revolt after the Mission in embarrassment of being forced arrange their release reportedly for car theft to sit Idle while the commandos dealt with the Western world for the release of the captive airline passengers. Lost Contact with the guerrillas holding them. The guerrillas Are demanding the release of palestinian prisoners by the Charleston Leonard Donnel Petty 17, Gary ind., was arrested at 1 30 . Today National nutrition policy need cited governments of four countries As by Deputy sheriff Jack Ivie and is being held in the Mississippi county jail on charge of Auto Washington a a consultant to consumer advocate Ralph Nader Scenter for the study of responsive Law said today there is need for a National nutrition policy to help both the poor and the Middle class. The testimony was Given by James s. Turner 30, of Cleveland Ohio. He is also a Washington attorney and consultant for the Law Center. A awareness of the foods that make up a Good diet a desire to choose these foods and sufficient Money to toy adequate foods must become More Universal if All . Households Are to have Good diets a Turner said. Also testifying were in his testimony to a representatives of the food democratic study groups task Industry who offered the panel forces on consumer affairs and edibles ranging from potato food and railed for what he called a defended their products. Safe to state that the Huc stering revolution in the food Industry Choate the. Cla Woom a Jesser cereals to children and More specifically in the nutrition teacher has been continues supermarket Industry. Greasy outclassed by television food he showed the panel Cereal advertisements monitored during Iio ainu a the saturday morning cartoon agriculture Turner chips to dietetic powders As they hour and said a i still think it is research. A. S. Clausi vice president and director of corporate research for general foods corp., defended nutritional theft. Petty is accused of taking a 1967 two ton Chevrolet truck he urged a re examination of pricing practices and Grade Labelling. Choate has claimed that less Junior is off at the to set nutritious cereals a and pre sweetened heavily promoted while the top nutritional cereals re i a Oku my i Tissy Umed by endless arely Dom advertised quot on Friday Robert b. Ads while Mother is slicing open Chaote speaking before the a plastic package to save time group called the United states a and trouble a he said. A a the a nation of nutritional illiterates cartoon maker the Jingle writer and urged that the Federal the Box Label designer the food government set up nourishment broker and the supermarket standards. Or quot manager Are helping to shape our calling television advertising a major source of pseudo nutritional information. A we do not believe that any gains can be achieved by a series of slashing irresponsible attacks on the food Industry a Clausi said. Clausi Choate and general Mills Board chairman James p. Mcfarland urged the government to set up voluntary nutritional guidelines. Choate also recommended meaningful he said a a rather than being the advertisements to educate worlds Best fed nation we Are children on the basics of the worlds Best mis fed nutrition. Ransom. The popular front for the liberation of Palestine the group holding the hostages warned Friday night that it would strike at All americans from the Dearmont Oliver farm and american interests in then 9ie Pinhook Community six Arab world if the United states a Les cast of East Pra Rie at 10 intervened militarily in Jordan. P m la it night. The truck was a every american and every fun i in a ditch at 11 . By american interest will be a Homer Oliver who found Petty target a the front said in a Home of his Uncle Lee statement issued in Beirut. A no Stowe and held him until american will be Safe if there is authorities arrived an a the White House said today 1 lire arrests that the reinforcement of american forces in the police reported two have Mediterranean announced by the been charged with careless Pentagon Friday was a driving. They re Richard t. Precautionary step in Case Tillard 402 and Dewey president Nixon decides that Davidson 824 Matthews intervention in Jordan is Marvin r. Brown 220 necessary to save the More than Watson was charged with 400 americans in the country improper parking. Saigon apr the . Command today disclosed the first Steps have been taken to phase out the marines five year old pacification program in Vietnam and said 12 . Air Force Jet fighter bombers have left Vietnam As part of president Nixon a cutback in american forces. The command said the Danang Headquarters of the marines combined action Force which oversees the combined action platoons in scores of vietnamese hamlets will be inactivated next wednesday. It disclosed that inactivation of the program has been under Way quietly for the last three months. With the closing Down of the Headquarters it will mean a total decrease of about 1,325 authorized troop spaces under the current fourth round of american troop withdrawals spokesmen said. Three of the marines four combined action groups which made up the Force already Are disbanded. The one remaining group will be shifted to the direct responsibility of the marines 3rd amphibious Force Headquarters. Growers to fight Chavez Salinas Calif. Apr two Western grower organizations have announced plans to fight Cesar Chavez nationwide Boycott of lettuce sold without the Union Label of his United farm workers organizing committee. Chavez who used a nationwide Boycott to win a five year Battle with Central Valley table grape growers has called for a Boycott in 64 cities a until the last lettuce grower is the California Council of growers and the Western growers association announced a Campaign Friday to convince grocers and the Public that their lettuce is also Union produced under teamsters Union contracts

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