Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 21, 1969 · Page 11
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 11

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 21, 1969
Page 11
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Biafran Leaden Driven Out Of Umuahia, Enemy Claims LAGOS. Nigeria (AP) -- Ad- located near the two airstrips vancing Nigerian forces have I the besieged secessionist gov- driven Biafra's leaders to a new ] eminent depends on to receive headquarters, and the attempt to get peace talks started collapsed Sunday. Reports reaching Lagos said Biafran leader Odumegwu Ojuk- wu and his staff have left Umuahia and established new headquarters at Orlu. 36 miles to the west. arms and relief supplies from the outside world. Federal authorities refused to confirm or deny that Umuahia has fallen, but a spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed reports that relief agencies have Orlu is the last town of any m » v f. d j. heir headquarters out of size left in the 3,000 square miles that remain of Biafra after 22 months of civil war. It is Pope Paul Asks Jesuits To Aid Catholic Church VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Paul VI pleaded today with the Jesuit order, troubled by dissension and resignations because celibacy, to come to the aid of the Roman Catholic Church. The Pope, addressing 26 pro vlncial superiors on the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), declared that the Church is undergoing a 'possibly decisive moment for its spiritual and historic vitali- ARMED MARCH . . . Two students carrying rifles emerge from a Cornell University bvMing ending a 3S- hovr seige by about 100 Negroes on the campus. Siege Of Cornell Ended Negroes, School Officials Sign Agreement ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - Armed Negro students wearing bandoliers of ammunition led a march from a Cornell University building after a signed agreement with school officials ended a 36 hour siege. The evacuation followed day- university athletes attempted to evict the occupying group Saturday night but were beaten back in a fist-swinging melee. The AAS leaders said the guns were brought into the building later for self-defense. Ithaca city police said the weapons long talks Sunday between Cor-1 were not loaded and therefore nell administrators and leaders'no city law was violated of the campus Afro-American, AGREEMENT Society (AAS), during which the: The AAS-school agreement school agreed to take no action calls for 24-hour protection of against the students involved, ithe AAS headquarters and of Later, standing before a row of followers carrying rifles shotguns and i m p r o v i s e d spears. Edward Whitefield president of the society; rea the agreement from the front steps of the organization's head quarters. "We only leave now with the understanding the university will carry out the agreement reached." Whitefield said "Failure to do so will result in further confrontation." PARENTS FA'ICTED The occupied building. Wil lard Straight Hal.l was entcrei at 6 a.m. Saturday by abou.t.10' Negro students. The hall houses the Cornell Student Union, bu was being used as a weekend guest house for 30 adults attend ing the annual Parents Week end. The invading students ousted the parents and 40 maintenanc workers. Spokesmen for the societ; said the occupation was a pro test against reprimands im posed last week on three mem bers involved in campus disor ders last winter. White students led by FOOD FOR THOUGHT Vari House, a cooperative resi- «r Wintl.n Churchill «KI "W ·f rmm during Wwl* WJJ II: «A Muntnr wMch DM Mi cht*Mt «nn«t Ml ._. ." Th. Btxl tinw y«i ·rw* e»«w, try · ·!""»"·» 1WMM. * · 27lt *·*· ® iM, Ml *M traveling r lIHWerU « · M w« M*tini w«Mr ·mr Iwrninf »«· trmttm an« ·ecMtntJrily drMfrttf · · m t SSHTSti IM String "MM. C*M Mkint prtiMn with ."« M" In cwrn *·*. Hi* «ny «Mnt kint nit «n«ti th» ·OWL. NX* Wt IWVI IM ptawn «f itrvMf »·" MM. RICE BOWL Highway 112 North Cloud Mendiys Open 5-9:30 p.m. dence for Negro women which was the scene of a cross burning early Friday. The university also agreed to assume responsibility for any damage to the Student Union. School officials described the damage as minor. In addition to its promise nol to act against anyone involved in taking the building, the school said it would help provide counsel if legal complaints were lodged by other parties as a result of the occupation. He said the Church must pre serve its conception of the priesthood and particularly of what he called "the sublime law of celibacy." This was taken as a direct plea for Jesuits to accept the Pope's stand upholding the celibacy rule and to stop challenging the idea that priests must not wed. The Pope's remarks came in the wake of the recent dismissal of two Dutch Jesuits for their stand against the ban on celibacy. This led to the resignation ol Father Jan Hermans as provin cial (superior) of the Jesuit or der in Holland. The Roman Catholic Church the Pope said, "needs internal cohesion, organic brotherhood loving harmony. The Church needs that charity, and obedi ence should preserve and strengthen its Unitarian and or ganic body." Umuahia. DISMISS REPORTS However, the Biafran official vho headed his country's dole- [ation at two days of unsucccss- ul attempts in Monrovia. Liberia, to arrange peace talk* dis missed the reports of Umua ila's fall. Sir Louis Mbanefo. Biafra's chief justice who once sat with he International Court at the lague, said: "When you hear about the war ending with the all of Umuahia remember the strength of Biafra is not in the :owns. it is in the villages." The Biafran delegation ant :he Nigerian delegation, headed ty Federal Works Commission er Femi Okunnu. met in Monro via at talks called by the Organ ration of African Unity's sev en-nation committee on Nigeria Biafra rejeced an OAU decla ration urging both sides to ac cept "in the supreme interest of Africa a united Nigeria which ensures all forms of security and guarantees equality o rights and privileges to all its citizens. SEEKS EXPLANATION 'Within the context of this agreement, the two parties ac cept an immediate cessation o the fighting and the opening without delay of peace negotia lions." Biafra's Mbanefo said he wa unable to get an explanation o what the OAU meant by a unil ed Nigeria in which the Bi«f rans were guaranteed security saying he was being called on 'to agree to unity before we defined what unity meant." The Biafrans did not reject absolutely the idea of rejoining Nigeria, he said, but "we cannot accept a united Nigeria without knowing the nature, form or extent of the security we are get ting for our lives and property." The Nigerian delegation said they doubted if anyone could find a solution to the war and they saw no prospects of further talks. No One Hurt As M Private Plane Collide EL PASO. Tex. (AP) win engine private ArtwiMt TIMES, MM., A|rit 11, 1H» FAVITTIVILLC, AMCAMA* · It Ltarm India NEW DELHI (AP) - Kcs ow of the former prime minister; Foreign Secretary Kew»l Singh. S.S. Shukla. chief minis tooned with traditional garlands tcr of jjadhya Pradesh State. ' sador Chester Bowles and his wife said goodbye to India today j after almost eight years in the plane country. glanced off an Air Force Tli7 jet rainer in an almost head-on col- ision at 20.50 feet. A three-foot length of the jet's vertical Tin was sheared away n the accident Sunday and a lig hole knocked through its plexiglass cockpit canopy. The private plane's instrument panel was torn loose, jamming the controls. Both made it safely to El 'aso International Airport, four niics away, with nobody seriously injured. The pilot nf the jet was Capt. Villimn Norton, with Lt. Gilbert larder as co-pilot. Both are rom Webb Air Force Base. Biff Spring. Tex. The pilot of the private plane was Gary Garner of Salt Lake !Mt.y, on an aerial mapping mission with Peter D. Christenson of Alpine. Utah, as photographer. "I saw the jet coaling at me lined up dead center." said Garner. "I just had time to pull back the control wheel. We went up and over him. Our underbelly hit his canopy and then our nose hit his vertical stabili/.rr. "Christonson and I knocked our control panel hack into place and came on in." Commented Carter Porter, superintendent of maintenace at the airport: "We have four people here who believe that God is not dead." Bowles, 68. is being replaced by former Sen. Kenneth B. Keating. Among those at the airport to say goodbye were Mrs. Lai Bahadur Shastri, wid- Bowles and his wife left for Sydney. Australia, where the ambassador said they would take "a slow boat to San Francisco." ADVr.RTJEEliENT- WOMEN SUFFER WITH IUDDER IRRITATION Common Kidney ir Bladder Irritation* affect twice as many women ai mm, oftrn causing tcnsen«i and nervnusncis from frequent, burnlnc. Itching urination. Secondarily, you may !nsp alrep and have Headaches, BackarhM and Ifrl older, tired, de- prMsrfi. !n such oases, CYSTKX usually hrinpi relaxlnc comfort by curbing Kfrms in Bcirt urine, and eailng pain. Gel CYKTEX at druRgiits today. 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