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Daily Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Wisconsin Rapids, WisconsinTo a to v a a Al Tribune fifty sixth year no. Informing the South Wood county area of Wisconsin wit Contin rapids Wisconsin 54494, saturday september 19, 1970 single copy 15 cents sending of. Troops into Mediterranean called precautionary trip a t ,._. _ Washington a with american forces in the Mediterranean bolster cd president Nixon kept continuous watch to Day on the crisis in embattled Jordan with american lives and the survival of the Hussein government his primary con Cern i 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 m the country. Nixon was reported however prepared if necessary to inter Vene for other reasons if neigh Boring Iraq or Syria enters the civil War Between King Hus Sein s forces and the palestinian guerrillas or if the country be comes in danger of falling under guerrilla control. The president was keeping watch from his Retreat at Camp 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 department ordered additional ships and planes into the East Ern Mediterranean. Air Force c130 transports capable of Fly ing out 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 pres sures 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 to Ward Israel would Force israeli intervention which in turn might trigger intervention by Iraq and Syria and Widen the Middle East struggle. Even in the absence of such consequences officials see no Chance for a peace settlement involving Jordan if the guerrillas Rule that country. Mrs. Meir said Friday egyptian israeli negotiations Are impossible unless Egypt dolls Back antiaircraft missile bases set up along the Suez canal in alleged violation of the military stand still agreement the two coun tries accepted in August. Inquiries As to whether 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 Confer ence there is no commitment i m 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 inter Vene in Jordan if Iraq and Syria did so or if the Hussein govern ment should be in danger of fall ing. The Story was withdrawn by the newspaper from its last Edi Tion 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 president s discussion with Edi tors during his visit to Chicago was off the record. Ziegler also said that when lie talked with Sun times editors about publication of their Story he was not concerned with kill ing it but with the briefing rules under which they had received information. It thus appeared the White House did not question the con tent or accuracy of the article but Only the conditions of its publication. Those conditions were not officially disclosed. The Miami Herald reported in today s editions that Nixon told the Chicago editors either the United states or Israel might intervene militarily in Jordan to Aid Hussein. The Herald said Nixon told the editors Protection of. Citizens would provide an excuse for intervention but the real purpose would be to pre serve the Hussein regime. No representative of the Ald or Knight newspapers at tended the Chicago briefing a Herald spokesman said. In Moscow the soviet govern ment newspaper Izvestia called on the government of Jordan and the palestinian guerrillas to put a rapid halt to the fratricidal fight to avoid the danger of. Intervention. The news paper declared the Basic cause of peace and Security in the Middle East requires from the guerrillas however came a defiant reaction in the form of a threat against All americans in the Middle East. News dispatches from Beirut Lebanon reported a statement by the popular front for the liberation of organization that hijacked West Ern jetliners and took Crew members and passengers hos the effect that every american and every american interest will be a target if the United states sends troops into Jordan. We have shown the the statement said that we can carry out our once Over the daily Tribune to of Tom us met looking for millionaire Mexico City a someone in Mexico has be come a millionaire three times Over but no one seems to know just who the Lucky one is. _ officials Drew the winning number in the National lottery but efforts to find the Winner have proved fruitless. The unclaimed prize is 38 million pesos or million. F sentenced to Hospital 7 Charleston. A two of racing on the Highway got a suspended sentence from judge Frank Eppes on condition they spend two hours every saturday night observing activities in the emergency room of a Hospital. Study now pay later Rochester. A night school students at the tuition by credit card. A University spokesman said the new plan hopefully would replace a deferred tuition arrangement. He said the advantage of using credit cards was that the school would get its Money immediately. Full time night tuition and fees Are daydreaming saves lives Memphis Tenn. A Bruce Williams 17, the altar boy interrupted morning services at St. Mary s episcopal Cathedral when he Laid Down an eight foot tall Cross and ran from the Church. He is credited with saving five lives. Bruce said he was daydreaming when he looked out a window and saw a House with flames coming out the roof. A second acolyte Chris Canon put Down that thing that lights the candles and trotted along with Bruce their Robes flowing. Firemen said Bruce ran into the burning House shouting five tenants who had not noticed the smoke were roused and left the Structure. Sunny warmer heavy fog that covered the Central Wisconsin area this morning was expected to give Way to sunny skies later today. In addition a return of summer was forecast with temperatures expected to Licach the 80 Mark. Sunday is expected to be partly Cloudy and warm again with temperatures in the 80s. There is a Chance of showers in the forecast for late sunday afternoon. The High in Wisconsin rapids was 73 and the Low Friday morning was 53. The Reading at Midnight Fri Day was 55. Berry s world the Way this women s lib thing is going i suppose Well have to Start giving hurricanes names like Arthur Bill Clyde David by the old Mill Stream cambodian Soldier fishes in a Stream near an old irrigation wheel in the Vicinity of siem reap Cambodia during a Lull in the fighting. A wire photo scout night program set Tor tuesday and Aragam District scout units will participate tuesday night in a nation wide school night for an evening of demonstrations and explanations of the scout program for prospective new members Ages 8 to 17. George Middlecamp of Wisconsin rapids District growth chairman said he expects the District will gain 300 new members As a result of the event. The District is one of six in the Samoset boy scout Council and currently has boys served by 400 adult volunteers in 50 units. Wisconsin rapids units will conduct their show Between 7 and. In the Lincoln High school fieldhouse while at the same time units in Nekoosa Pittsville Rudolph and Adams county will present their programs in their respective schools Middlecamp said. However the port Edwards boy scouts will hold their promotional event at 7. Monday As part of their regular weekly meeting. Today s school bulletin Board free. Every monday through Friday. Knowledge. Bring your own urges. To adopt nourishment standards Washington a one of the nation s most outspoken nutritional critics calling the United states a nation of nutritional has asked the Federal government to set up National nourishment standards. Robert b. Choate who stirred up a nationwide controversy last july when he told a Senate Commerce subcommittee Many Well advertised cereals Are sorely lacking in nutritional value appeared before the democratic study group s con Sumer affairs and food and agriculture task forces Friday. Also testifying were representatives of the food Industry who offered the panel edibles ranging from potato chips to dietetic powders As they defended their products. Choate said the classroom nutrition teacher has been greatly outclassed by television Junior is off at the to set being misinformed by endless ads while Mother is slicing open a plastic package to save time and he said. The car toolmaker the Jingle writer the Box Label designer the food broker and the supermarket manager Are helping to shape our food he showed the panel Cereal advertisements monitored Dur ing the saturday morning car Toon hour and said i still it is Safe to state that the Huck stering of the lesser cereals to children Choate has claimed that less nutritious and pre sweetened cereals Are heavily promoted while the top nutritional cereals Are Seldom advertised. Calling television advertising a major source of pseudo nutritional information he said rather than being the world s Best fed nation we Are the world s Best mis fed a. S. Clausi vice president and director of corporate re search for general foods corp., defended nutritional research. We do not believe that any Gams can be achieved by a series of slashing irresponsible at tacks on the food Clausi said. On jordanian cease tire Beirut Lebanon to radio reported today that King Hussein has agreed to a proposal from egyptian presi Dent Gamal Abdel Nasser for a cease fire of at least 24 hours m the jordanian civil War. King Hussein s army launched heavy artillery and tank As saults against guerrilla Strong holds in Northern Jordan As the number of dead and wounded soared past in the Jorda Nian civil War. The guerrillas claimed in radio broadcasts they had re pulsed the army s main attack at a town 30 Miles North of am Man m the heart of what the commandos have declared a liberated in other parts of the country the army appeared to be gain ing hand. Reinfo Rem in s were reported streaming Ito Jordan from Syria to Back the guerrillas. The reinforcements included units of the Long Idle Palestine liberation army which crossed the Border with soviet made heavy weapons. The Semi official Cairo news paper Al ashram said at least combatants and civilians have been killed or wounded since the fighting began Early thursday. A guerrilla communique broadcast by Baghdad and Damascus radio said the army opened the assault at Dawn with an intensive artillery barrage on the town of Ajlouny and guerrilla positions surrounding it. The barrage was followed by an armoured Advance. The guerrillas said the army also resumed its heavy bombardment of the town of Zara 25 Miles Northeast of Amman for the third straight Day. Tanks and Field artillery Are intensively shelling the town and guerrilla strongholds there but our forces Are standing their the communique said. There was no immediate Bat the report from the government Side. Guerrilla broadcasts from Damascus the capital of Syria warned commandos to prepare for a massive tank assault at Dawn against Irbid 50 Miles North of Amman. Guerrillas took Over the City the nation s second largest earlier this week. The guerrillas said today they had successfully repelled Day Long attacks fonday by Lorda Man armoured brigades m Irbid and in Ramatha 10 Miles East of Irbid on the main Road leading to the syrian Border. Administration acts to Block nationwide rail strike for 60 Days Washington a act ing with great the Nixon administration has blocked for 60 Days a threatened 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 the dispute. Unless Congress enacts Emer gency legislation the unions will be free to strike if no con tract settlement is reached m the next 60 Days. The orders signed under pro visions of the railway labor act affect. 70 per cent of the nation s railway work Force asst. Secretary of labor Wil Liam j. Usery a top labor troubleshooter said at the White House he had Toped for a Settle ment negating the need for the executive orders. It was with great relic 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. Those issues should be dealt with by the Board he said. He said a five member panel instead of the usual three Mem Ber Board was formed 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 la Bor 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. 10, but government Media tors won agreement from the Union to delay for five Days. There were selective shut Downs m some areas tuesday and wednesday until a Federal court order blocking any strikes took effect. Dist. Court judge Howard Corcoran said Friday he would leave his order in effect until it expires sept. 23. Earlier this week c. L. Den Nis president of the brother Hood of railway airline and steamship clerks claimed the Industry negotiators remained Adamant in of Fenny Only a one year 7 per cent wage increase offer. The unions want a 40 per cent or higher increase Over three years. Besides the clerks the unions involved Are the United transportation Union the brother Hood of maintenance of Way employees and the hotel and restaurant employees and bar tenders Union. Sunday sing out ready for rain or sunny skies collide on Hy-13 a attn t Pevow with the weather Outlook doubtful provisional arrange ments have been made to stage the youth sing out at Assumption High school sunday afternoon. The two hour concert by the sole singers of combined locks wis., is scheduled for 3.30 at the Witter Field baseball Park and the Spon Soring daily Tribune is hopeful it can be held outdoors if at All possible. A final determination of site will depend upon conditions at the time of the expected 2-30 arrival of the 80-member vocal and in Strumental group. The sing out is billed As a feature event of the local wonderful Wisconsin week Observance in cooperation with the Wisconsin rapids area chamber of Commerce. It is considered appropriate to the initial heritage Day and designed As a youth activity although it is expected to have Broad Appeal to adults As Well. The unique program varies from the spiritual and Folk song to popular Melody and Rock numbers. Priest elderly woman Are killed in Accident near Stevens Point by the associated press accidents in various parts of Wisconsin have pushed the state s 1970 Highway toll to 814, compared with 799 on this Date one year ago. Willie Cantrell 39, of White Hall was killed around 4 o clock this morning when his car went out of control m a heavy fog on Highway 53 about a half mile South of Whitehall Trempe Leau county. He was alone n the vehicle. A three car collision around 8. Friday on Highway 10 some six Miles East of Stevens Point took the lives of the Rev. Ernest j. Kaim 57, pastor of St. James Catholic Church at Amherst and Regina b. Wanserski elderly resident of Stev ens Point. Four others were injured one seriously. Robert Hart log 25, of Pewaukee was killed around 11. Friday when his car overturned after leaving an interchange of 1-94 East of Wau Kesha. Duane Ebben 10, of new Ber Lin was killed Friday evening when struck by a car As he and his brother Gary 13, were walk ing near their Home m that Mil Waukee suburb. Gary was re ported in critical condition. There is no charge. The daily Tribune has undertaken sponsorship in the belief that the sing out will be a constructive and worthwhile Community happening and is making a substantial contribution to a new bus fund for the appearance Here of the Fox Valley modern the sole singers Are a versatile group using up to 14 guitars for accompaniment. Included in their repertoire Are solos dancing readings a fun period and selections in which audience participation is encouraged. They style themselves As doing their thing for the enjoyment of people and to sing out for aged 15 to 18, since spontaneous organization three years ago the troupe has travelled Over Miles. They recently Drew a capacity crowd at Lawrence University memorial Chapel and accorded a standing ovation concerts in the offing include five state universities Ana colleges. State Law enforcement Grant totals million Madison a the state Justice department announced receipt Friday of a million Grant for Law enforcement pro Grams. The Grant by the Law enforcement assistance administration to the Wisconsin Council on criminal Justice is to be used to assist local and state agencies the attorney general said the funds will be used for recruit ment and training of Law enforcement personnel and intensified crackdown on illicit drug and narcotic traffic and juvenile delinquency prevention Otto j. Pavelec 42, it. 2, Wisconsin rapids was admitted for observation to Riverview Hospital this morning after being injured at. Friday in a head on crash six Miles South of the City on High Way 13. Sheriff s police said Pavelec s car collided with one driven by Bernice l. Hojnacki 62, of 610 8th St. S As she attempted to make a left turn from Highway 13 onto Maple Manor or. Damage was estimated at in Wisconsin rapids Friday night two rear end collisions caused in damages police said. At. A car driven by George r. Belknap 28, of 2000 Saratoga St was struck in the rear by one driven by Robert g. Koeshall 22, 1560 28th St. N. Belknap told police he had stopped to let another car turn into a service station at 8th and Plum its. A car driven by Keith p. Styka 39, port Edwards was hit m the rear by one driven by Linda a. Nenson when styka stopped for a red Light at 31st St. And East grand ave. Damage of was estimated. A car in the Riverview Hospital parking lot sustained in damages when struck by an unknown vehicle. The car had been parked there by Sandra s. Wilde 25, Lith ave. N. Sheriff s police reported damages to a car driven by june a. Stensberg 36, 1040 Cleveland ave., when she missed a turn from county Highway p onto Highway 34 and ran into a ditch. Killed in farm mishap Denmark mrs. Net tie Peterson of Rural Den Mark died Friday when while helping son hitch equipment to a tractor the vehicle rolled and a wheel struck. News Pafk

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