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Feb. 26, 1972 Tallahassee Demarrat Israelis Raid Bases; U.N. to Mull Crisis By DENNIS NEELD Associated Press Writer TEL AVIV (AP) The fragile lull in the Middle East was shattered Friday as Israeli tanks, troops and warplanes blasted Arab guerrilla bases in Lebanon. Israel threatened to strike again unless guerrilla raids from Lebanon stop, and The U.N. Security council scheduled an urgent meeting for today at the request of Lebanon.

The Israelis said an armored force sliced across the rolling hills of south Lebanon in a reprisal and blew up 21 houses in they claim harbor guerrillas. They say about 5,000 guerrillas are in the area. Israeli jets bombed guerrilla tent camps on the slopes of Mt. Hermon, the military command in Tel Aviv said. It reported some hits in the strike.

There were differing reports on casualties but the Israelis said at least five guerrillas were killed. At the United Nations headquarters in New York, Lebanese ambassador sent a written request for a meeting to the president of the Security Council. Ambassador Edouard Ghorra called the Israeli action "a large scale and ground era attack" in the letter. After consultation with members of the Security Council, the meeting was: scheduled for 11 a.m. today.

The attack, which observers in Beirut said triggered the sharpest fighting between Arabs and Israelis since an Israeli assault in the same For March 14 Eligible Voters Near 3 Million By the Associated Press Nearly 3 million Floridians are registered to vote in the March 14th presidential primary, including a "very good" turnout of 129,807 recentl-enfranchised young people, Secretary of State Richard Stone said Friday. He said an influx of 18-to-20 year olds and other new voters had nearly over come the gap left by a purge of perhaps 200,000 voters from the Nov. 2 registration rolls. Stone, the state's chief elections officer, pointed out that total registration is down some 34.000 from the Nov. 2 roll.

Almost 70,000 voters aged 18 to 20 signed up during the purge period begun immediately after the November election, he said. Stone said the state has now signed up a about 35 per cent of the 325,000 Floridians under 21 and eligible to vote. They gained the right to vote with implementation of the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution last year. "I happen to think the registration of the youthful voters has been very good," he said.

"In less than a year we've gotten 35 per cent of the eligible pool. They're definitely registering at a faster rate than the older A higher percentage of older voters is registered but Stone pointed out they've had many more years in which to sign up. The three- judge federal panel decision in Orlando voidFlorida's one-year residency requirement allowed 12.378 new state residents to sign up before the books closed at 5 p.m. on Feb. 12.

SAID he had sampled the switch-over of Republicans and minor party voters to the Democratic column and concluded: 'We didn't have a massive change-over as some people expected." "There was no landslide of either independents or Republicans to get into the Democratic. he party said. for obvious reaA A American number of Independent George Wallace Party members were expected to switch to Democrat so they could vote for the Alabama governor in the March 14 primary. But Stone said a survey of Duval County, a Wallace stronghold, showed only 75 minor party members became Democrats. Other counties surveyed by Stone for signs of switches in voter affiliation were Palm Beach, Pinellas, Orange, Broward and Hillsborough.

He said the biggest turnover was of 965 Republicans to Democrats in Palm Beach. Stone did not count Democrats who became Republicans but said, "It's not significant." Democrat's Own Weather Almanac Today is Saturday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 1972. The moon is between its first quarter and full phase. Frontiersman William Cody, as "Buffalo Bill," was born Feb.

26, 1846. On this day in 1907 Congress enacted legisltion providing for salary increases for the vice president, Cabinet members and the speaker of the House to $12,000. The salaries of senators and representatives rose to $7,000. FORECAST Increasing cloudiness today and tonight, with increasing rain probability throughout the day, becoming partly cloudy Sunday. High today, 76.

Low tonight. 52. High Sunday, 70. Winds are from the south and southwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour, becoming northerly Sunday. Probability of rain is 30 per cent today and 30 per cent tonight.

SUN MOON Rise Set Rise Set TODAY 7:07 6:34 4:29 p.m. 5:33 a.m. SUNDAY 7:06 6:35 5:28 p.m. 6:08 a.m. APALACHICOLA RIVER DATA AT BLOUNTSTOWN Today 15.5 Tomorrow row 15.0 falling RAINFALL Total 24 hrs.

ending midnight Total-this month 5.08 Total Since Jan. 11.60 Above normal since Feb. 1... 1.36 Above normal since Jan. 1.

5.45 Monday through Wednesday: generally fair, with the low Monday in the 40's; and the high near 70. Warm days and mild nights Tuesday and Wednesday, with lows mostly in the 50's and highs in the 70's. The low at the airport Friday was 55. The afternoon high was 79. Apalachicola 70 60.

Daytona Beach 81 55 Fort Lauderdale 83 69 Fort Myers 83 55 Gainesville 82 56 Jacksonville 82 55 Key West 79 72 Lakeland 80 58 Miami 80 63 Naples 82 Ocala 83 Orlando 82 Pensacola 75 .01 St. Petersburg 78 TALLAHASSEE 79 Tampa 79 52 Vero Beach 80 West Palm Beach 83 60 Prec. Anchorage 23 13 Atlanta 75 51 Birmingham 79 60 Boise 29 Boston 26 Charleston 55 Chicago 26 .12 Cincinnati 38 23 .10 Denver 36 27 .17 Des Moines 28 23 .05 Detroit 33 19 .01 Fairbanks -20 Fort Worth 50 Helena Honolulu .39 Ind'apolis .12 Kansas City Little Rock .01 Los Angeles Louisville 44 .48 Memphis 75 48 Milwaukee 26 16 .09 Mpls-St. P. 20 13 New Orleans 82 63 New York 42 35 Okla.

City 61 36 Philad'phia 46 34 40 130 20 16 Data From NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, NOAA, U.S. Dept. of Commerce 10 50 60 A 50 Rein 70 Showers Snow FORECAST I Flurries Figures Shaw High Temperatures For Daytime Saturday Isolated Precipitation Net Indicated Consult Local forecast WEATHER FORECAST Rain is expected along the Pacific coast and along the mid and lower Atlantic coast states. It will be warmer in the Southwest and colder in the Northeast and the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. (AP Wirephoto Map) Jackson Opposes Busing Measure area in September 1970, was a revenge raid to silence Arab marauders who have killed four Israelis along the frontier in the past 24 hours.

A young married couple was killed in a bazooka ambush, and a border police officer and a soldier died from guerrilla bullet wounds. The raid came as U.N. special envoy Gunnar V. Jarring arrived in Jerusalem to try to reactivate his stalled Middle East peace mission. He spoke to Israeli officials for two hours and said he would report to U.N.

Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim in Geneva on Sunday. Foreign Minister Abba Eban told Jarring that Israel has not changed its stand on withdrawal from captured Egyp tian territory. The Jarring mission stalled a year ago because the Israelis refused to agree to withdraw as a condition for peace talks. Jarring said he would continue his effort but flew back to his base Cyprus after only' eight hours in Israel. The Lebannese and guerrillas said the army joined commandos to repulse the Israelis.

They claimed the Israelis pounded the area with artillery before, launching battalions an of assault infantry and armor on seven villages. The Israelis said "not a single artillery, shell was fired" and reported a ground attack on only one village. They identified the village as Ainata, about three miles inside Lebanon, and said it was "one of the major terrorist centers" for guerrillas. Israeli fighter-bombers were sent into Lebanon for the first time since the September 1970, attack. They blasted guerrilla camps over a wide area about 30 miles from Ainata, the Israelis said.

The Israelis reported no civilian casualties but said "at least five terrorists" were killed in Ainata. The Al Fatah guerrilla organization reported from Beirut that six its men were killed and three wounded. Lebanon said one of its soldiers was wounded and that two civilians were killed and one wounded. Eyewitnesses said there were far more dead and wounded than was being admitted officially. Al Fatah claimed its forces inflicted heavy losses" on the Israelis with several vehicles destroyed.

Then Lebanese army said border guards engaged the Israelis and harried them with automatic weapons fire as they withdrew. The Israelis said all their forces and planes returned home safely. Israel said in a note to the U.N.-supervised mixed armistice commission that it holds Lebanon responsible for guerrilla activities in Lebanon. It demanded authorities advise Israel of the exact locations of the commando bases to avoid civilian casualties. The note warned that Israel "will stage more destructive incursions" unless guerrilla activity from Lebanon is ended.

Prime Minister Saeb Salam branded the note "a distortion of facts and realities and an attempt to sow discord between Lebanese and Palestinians." He called a special government session to determine whether to seek an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council. Beaumont Wins Gas 'Price War' Two days after launching a "stepped-up against the Texaco Oil Lucky Beaumont Friday emerged victorious from what must go down as Tallahassee's most unusual "gas war." At 6 p.m. Friday, his gas prices were 32.9, 34.9, and 36.9 each three cents below the minimum 1 Texaco had previously authorized. Beaumont said he "declared" war on Texaco after the company refused to permit him to lower gasoline prices at his 1745 N.

Monroe St. Texaco station. Tuesday he replaced the price signs at the station with new ones reading: Premium 86.9 per gallon, and Regular 72.9. "I know it seems unusual," Beaumont said Friday, "but I think something like that was necessary." He said his station, which normally sells from 1,000 to 1,400 gallons of gasoline daily, sold only about 100 gallons during the "It was worth it," Beaumont said. "I know it seems an unusual thing to do, but under the circumstances, I think it was necessary." TAMPA (AP) Sen.

Henry Jackson, campaigning in central Florida Friday when the U.S. Senate narrowly passed a proposal to end court-ordered busing, said he opposed the measure as "simply not constitutional." "I am in favor of course of taking constitutional action to prevent forced busing solely to achieve racial balance," the Washington Democrat said in a taped interview with radio station WLCY in Tampa. 'Sen. Robert Griffin, offered a constitutional amendment some time ago to this objective. Today, however, he his amendment a statute, in other words, to avoid a constitutional amendment, and he offered that as an amendment to the education bill," Jackson said.

"'The Constitution is very clear," the senator went on. "You can't amend the Constitution by an act of Safeguards, he said, make it necessary for an amendment to have two-thirds approval from Congress and three-fourths of the states. "So I am on record as being opposition to the Griffin proposal because it's simply not constitutional," Jackson said. He was not present for the vote, he said, because he hadn't been notified there was to be one. Wallace Sees Attitude Shift MIAMI (AP) -Gov.

George Wallace said Friday he is becoming so politically respectable that politicians who once ignored him now seek him out. The Alabama governor told a Kiwanis Club luncheon here that he noticed "quite a difference in the attitude towards me" when he attended the Democratic governors caucus in Annapolis, Monday. They used to shy away from the Democratic presidential contender said. "They didn't want their pictures taken with George Wallace. They don't do that any more.

They come up and want to talk to me to know what I think about things. Referring to Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter's statement Thursday that he heard Sen. Hubert Humphrey, say he was "ashamed he had not taken the position earlier" certain election issues that Wallace "had made him take this year, the Alabama governor said: "It is good to see these conversions coming down the sawdust path saying I want Campaign to repent. Nothing makes a politician repent quicker than cheers for his A straw poll taken at the luncheon on candidates running in Florida's March 14 primary showed 78 votes for Wallace and a total of 51 for the 10 other Democratic contenders.

HHH Proposes Service Corps Associated Press Wirephoto Sens. Robert Griffin (r), Howard Baker Assess Tally just before Senate OKd Griffin's anti-busing bill Busing Nixon Leaves From Page 1 himself did not know whether his amendment, if it became law, would accomplish what he expected since it might not stand up in the courts. But he said he considers it the most effective legislative approach that could be devised and that, it were not successful, a constitutional amendment would be required. Such an amendment, though, would need a two-thirds vote. Republican Leader Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania said the Griffin language, it became law, would be thrown out by the courts because it would conflict with the 14th amendment guaranteeing equal protection of the laws to all citizens.

But he said this could take five years and set back the cause of civil rights that long. Sen. Jacob K. Javits, also questioned whether Congress could deny the courts the busing remedy to end unlawful school segregation. Sen.

Sam J. Ervin however, insisted that Congress many times had passed legislation limiting the jurisdiction of the courts. The major thrust of the amendment, the section on court jurisdiction, is a new approach by foes of school busing orders. It was developed largely by Ervin, a leading legal strategist of the Southerners. But Griffin was given the opportunity to push it because it was believed that, as a Northerner, one-time civil rights advocate, and member of the Republican leadership since he holds the assistant Republican leader post, he would garner the maximum vote for it.

The amendment won the votes of 24 Republicans and 19 Democrats. Opposed were 24 Democrats and 16 Republicans. Seventeen senators were absent on the key vote and Scott, said flatly that the failure of five Democratic presidential candidates to ap pear resulted in adoption of the Griffin amendment. Sens. Edmund S.

Muskie, D-Maine, George McGovern, and Henry M. Jackson, were announced officially as opposed to the amendment, and Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey, was paired against it. The position of Sen.

Vance Hartke, was not announced officially in the record but his office said he opposed the amendment. The Griffin amendment technically was adopted as a rider to another amendment in the debate which itself has not been finally acted upon. Thus there must be further votes next before it actually would become a part of a combined higher education-school desegregation bill to which it was offered. PIXies by Wohl WELL, FRANKLY, I DON'T THINK BEING A DELIVERY BOY 1S ANY KIND OF A CAREER! COD. JACK.

Tm. Reg. U.S. Pat. rights reserved 1972 by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.

From Page 1 time when the President leaves China. On his fifth and final night in Peking the President was host at a banquet for Chou En-lai and other Chinese leaders. This was in the colorfully decorated Great Hall of the People, where Chou had been host to the Presidential party at a dinner Monday, the day the Nixons arrived. Chou again voiced a pledge to work toward normal relations with Washington. California champagne flowed as the 500 guests, Americans and Chinese, ate a nine course meal consisting of Chinese food except for grapefruit and orange segments flown from California and Florida.

They sat at round tables seating 20. Chou was at Nixon's right. They laughed and joked during the dinner. There was a round of applause as Nixon arose to propose a toast. Recalling his visit to the Great Wall of China, the President said this served as a reminder that many walls still exist walls that divide nations.

"The Great Wall is also a reminder that for almost a generation there has been a wall between the People's Republic of China and the United States." he said. "In these past four days, we have begun the long process of removing that wall between Nixon conceded that great differences exist between the two nations but said: "We are determined that those differences will not prevent us from living togther in There was more applause as Chou rose to respond. He began by observing that he and Chairman Mao Tse-tung-who was not at the banquet-had met with Nixon and exchanged views on better relations. Like Nixon, Chou observed that great differences of principle exist between the United States China. "Through earnest and frank discussions, a clearer knowledge of each other's positions and stands has been gained," Chou said.

Chou said that the world is changing, and he was deeply convinced "the general trend of the world is definitely toward light and no darkness. "It is the common desire of the Chinese and American people to enhance their mutual understanding, and normalization friendship of relations between China and the United he said with emphasis. "'The Chinese government and people will work unswervingly toward this goal." As Chou and Nixon drank their toasts, the People's Liberation Army band played America the Beautiful." Behind the head table, the Chinese and U.S. flags were displayed side and side. During the dinner, the band played revolutionary music and such durable American favorites as 'She'll be Comin' Round The Mountain When She Before the banquet, the Nixons walked past a reception line in the hall, shaking hands with each of the Chinese guests.

Chou, and leading members of his government, arriving 20 minutes later, went among all the Americans shaking hands and exchanging pleasantries. The band struck up a spirited march as the Nixons and Chou entered the banquet room together. The band then played the U.S. and Chinese national anthems. Somoza Has Yet To Meet Hughes President Anastasio Somoza said Friday that Howard Hughes' aides have indicated the American billionaire will stay in Nicaragua about two months but "Mr.

Hughes can stay a lifetime if he wants to." The elusive industrialist arrived in this sunny, steamy capital eight days ago from a previous retreat in the Bahamas. To a question about Hughes' next stop, Somoza responded with a shrug, raising both arms. The Nicaraguan leader also said Hughes is staying in the seventh -floor presidential suite of Managua's elegant, pyramid-shaped tourist hotel. A brochure describes the suite as having two luxurious bedrooms, three baths, a dining MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) TV Sets Stolen At New Hilton Police are investigating the theft of three color television sets reported stolen from the Hilton Hotel Friday. Chief Robert Maige said the sets, each valued at $300, were removed from the 14th floor by unknown persons sometime between February 18 and yesterday.

They were to be put in rooms on that floor, Maige said, but had not yet been removed from their packing crates. Maige said $178 worth of floor carpeting was stolen from an apartment complex under construction on North Meridian Road. An employe of Rowell Builders, contractor for the project, said 34 square feet of carpeting was removed from a closet in the new complex, Maige said. LAKELAND (AP) Sen. Hubert Humphrey, who introduced legislation creating the Peace Corps, Friday proposed the creation of a new national service corps to focus on "the countless unmet domestic needs that the present administration has neglected." The Minnesota senator, campaigning at Florida Southern College, said the organization, which would be called Americans for Development, inDomestica clude "committed Americans" of all ages.

ADD would not be in competition with existing groups and would focus on poverty problems, education, health care, conservation, crime prevention, drug abuse and others, he said. The Democratic presidential contender's office also announced that Vince Exley, president of the teachers' organization in Florida, had come out in support of Humphrey because as a former teacher he "understands the problems of teachers and the nation's schools. Mrs. Chisholm Eyes 'Have-nots' LAKE WORTH (AP) New York Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm told some 500 students at Palm Beach Junior College Friday she was seeking the presidency to protect the rights of the society with so many people rocking the boat at one time is indicative that something is not quite right in the republic," Mrs. Chisholm said.

Blacks. Indians. "Chicanos' and young people are questioning the values and priorities of the nation, she declared, and women are asking to be judged on the basis of "their God-given talents" rather than sex. Deaths OUTLOOK Violet L. Gill APALACHICOLA Violet Luring Gill.

68, died Friday morning after a long illness in the Weems Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Gill was a member of the Episcopal Church and a native of Cincinnati. Ohio. She had resided in Apalachicola for a year.

moving here from Cairo. Ga. Survivors include her husband. the Rev. Harry Gill.

Apa lachicola; one daughter. Patricia Gibbs of Smithtown. N. one son. Austin Gill of Houston, one brother; two sisters; two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be announced by R. L. Riley Funeral Home. Mary E. Tedder SHADY GROVE Mary E.

Tedder, 70, died Friday at Doctors Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. Mrs. Tedder was a native of Madison County, moving to Taylor County in 1919. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and was church organist for many years and active in the Singing Convention. She was also active in the Democratic committee.

Survivors include her husband, Samuel Tedder of Shady Grove; one daughter, Mrs. Lawrence Rowell of Shady Grove; four sons, Curtis Tedder of Tallahassee, Ernest Tedder of Perry, J.B. Tedder of Lakeland. Russell Tedder of Orange, two brothers, including Luther Kicks of Live Oak; 13 grandchildren, 6 great -grandchildren. Faircloth Funeral Home of Perry is in charge of arrangements.

John Manning Roberts SOPCHOPPY John Manning Roberts, 85, of P. O. Box 104 Sopchoppy, died Friday at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was a native of Sopchoppy and had lived here all his life. He was a retired farmer, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Sopchoppy.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Lawrence Roberts, Sopchoppy; five sons: Lawrence of Lake City; Herbert, Wayne, Walter, and Tommy Roberts, all of Tallahassee; three daughters. Mrs. Veree Dwyer. and Mrs.

Mabel Ross of Tallahassee; and Mrs. Ruby Anderson of Thomasville. a stepson. Harold Hudson of Irvin. Texas; 22 grandchildren.

17 great -gand children. and one great -great-grandchild. J. A. Culley Sons Funeral Home of Tallahassee is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notices room, bar, private terraces and "a beautiful kitchen to satisfy the eccentricities of any visitor." The rate is $80 a day without meals. Somoza said the young men guarding Hughes' suite in relays one at a time are members of the Nicaraguan secret service, provided by the president. A closed-circuit television camera also watches the hall. "Actually, we shouldn't need to have any local police force Somoza said. "but the scandal made of his coming by the press jeopardizes the Nicaraguan reputation of having peace and quiet.

So the best thing to do is to have somebody there to orient the people who are In an interview over coffee around a low table in his office at the white presidential palace overlooking the nearby hotel, the cigar-puffing president said he still hasn't met Hughes, and business negotiations between his representatives and Hughes' agents are under way not here, but in New York. Somoza told a news conferlast' Sunday that Hughes' aides would discuss the possible sale of airplanes to Somoza's Lanica airline and the possible merger of Lanica with Hughes Airwest. He said he understands Hughes interests have some Convair 880 passenger jets "in stock they're ready to sell." Somoza, 46, a 6-foot-2, heavyset graduate of West Point, spoke in English sometimes philosophically. "It's an interesting thing," he remarked. "A poor who wants to hide will be no news.

But a rich man is news." ROBERTS, John Manning, age 85, of P.O. Box 104, Sopchoppy, Fla. Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church, Sopchoppy, at Sunday, February 27, 1972 Glenn Lawhon officiating. Mr. Roberts will lie in state in the church 1:00 p.m.

Sunday until services begin. The family requests those wishing to do so may, in lieu of flowers, make memorial contributions to the building fund of the First Baptist Church of Sopchoppy. J. A. Culley Sons Funeral Home of Tallahassee is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Lawrence Roberts, Sopchoppy: a step-son, Harold Hudson, Irving, Texas; five sons: Lawrence Roberts, Lake City; Walter, Wayne, Tommy and Herbert Roberts, all of Tallahassee; three daughters: Mrs. Veree Dwyer and Mrs. Mabel Ross of Tallahassee; and Ruby Anderson, Thomasville, 22 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and great -great grandchild. McMULLEN Mr.

william 53. Funeral Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Hardage Sons, Estes-Krauss Arlington Funeral Home, Jacksonville. Mr. McMullen of 2540 Congaree Dr.

West, passed away Friday morning. A native of Welborne, Fla. he had lived in Jacksonville since 1963. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Katherine McMullen, Jacksonville, his mother, Mrs.

Myrtie McMullen, Tallahassee; a daughter, Miss Gail McMullen, Jacksonville; 2 sons, David McMullen, Tallahassee and William F. McMullen, Jr. Augusta, 2 sisters, Mrs. Doris Sheppard, Tallahassee and Mrs. Ella Lee Tacker, of Savannah, Missouri; a brother, Grady McMullen, Pinellas Park, Fla.

Following the funeral services, the remains will be forwarded to the Allen Simmons Funeral Home, Terra Ceis, Fla. for graveside funeral services and burial. DAVIS, Dr. Kenneth McCaskill, age 79, of Fort Walton. Funeral services will be held at Fort Walton, Saturday, at 10 with the Rev.

Dr. Wood officiating. McClocklou Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include: his Wife, Mrs. Lela Davis of Ft.

Walton; 1 Daughter, Mrs. Paul Gray of Ft. Walton; 2 Sons, Harold Davis of Ft. Walton and Dr. Kenneth Davis of Clearwater; 3 Sisters, Mrs.

Elizabeth Davis and Mrs. Belle Davis both of Jacksonville, Mrs. Catherine Lewis of Lake Worth; 4 Brothers, Licurgus Davis of Tampa, Phillip Davis and Forrest Davis both of QuinCy, Dr. W. A.

Davis of Tallahassee and 3 Nephews, Kenneth Davis, Harold Lewis and Gene Lewis all of Tallahassee. 2nd 2-25 1st 2-26.

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