Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on June 28, 1974 · Page 3
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NEW8-HEHALD, P«am» CHy, H»„ tttJHjmMi ItH unding Available For Preservation Purposes iArea residents from Bay Gulf and Jackson Counties Interested In preserving items and sites of historical or archaeological value met this week at Gulf Coast Community College. ', Featured speaker was Dr. WJlllam Thurston, chief preservation planner of the State division of archives and history. Thurston explained that state and federal funds were available for local governments and groups to use in preserving historical assets. He explained that both the state and federal funds must be matched on a 50*50 basis by the local group. Federal funds are available only to sites listed on the National Register of Historical Sites, Thurston explained, adding that requisite is not essential for the state program. Thurston said the state currently has three site survey specialists who are cataloging locations on a county-by-county basis. Area counties were the HISTORY BUFFS— Dr. William Thurston, federal and state grant planner tor the Florida Division of History and Archives, center, talks with Jackson County residents Sarah Harris of Marianna, left and George Anderson at this week's meeting in Panama City with area historical and archaeological society members. See story above. (Staff Photo.) Arms Limitation Nixon Rejects Soviet Plan MOSCOW (UPI) - President Nixon has rejected the Soviet Union's latest plan for control of strategic arms, a senior U.S. official traveling with him said Wednesday. The American official, who could not be identified under ground rules of a news briefing, said Nixon decided the proposal would not give the United States adequate numerical superiority in multiple-warhead missiles to counter a Soviet edge in actual missile launchers. Nixon felt the Soviet proposal was "not acceptable because the gap (in favor of the United States) isn't big enough," the official told reporters aboard the President's plane en route here from Brussels before the start of summit talks with Communist party General Secretary Leonid I. Brezhnev. As described by the official, the Soviet proposal would give the United States an advantage in total number of MIRVs, missiles with up to 10 separate warheads that can be fired at different targets hundreds of miles apart. But he said it would leave the Soviets with a greater number of actual missile launchers. The United States began deploying MIRVs in 1970 and now has several thousand. The Soviets' are just starting to deploy them. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger said Tuesday the two. superpowers now have about a year and a half to reach a MIRV agreement before the Soviet deployment decision becomes irrevocable. In advance of his talks with Brezhnev, Nixon had voiced hope for progress toward a new agreement in ongoing Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT). '.'Our No. 1 objective is to try to prevent the arms race from getting into the next phase," the U.S. official said Wednesday. "By 1977, both sides will be heavily MIRVed, and then the situation will be out of control." The official agreed with Secretary of State Henry A. unfortunately well down waiting list, he Indicated. Lyn Whitehurst, president of the host Bay County Historical Society, noted that Bay County has less preserved and recorded history than surrounding counties. She urged action be taken before encroaching development and urbanization completely obliterate all traces of I the area's past history, s Jim Haisten,, an amateur archaeologist from Panama City, displayed Indian Artifacts gathered In the area which experts believe to range In age from several hundred to several thousand years. Haisten reported a number of sites'containing the relics and said one site, found by a colleague, had been assigned a state classification number. Thurston, in an interview after his discussion, said that all historical and archaeological sites reported to the state are encoded and computerized in order to have the data available when new highways or developments are being constructed in an area. Mrs. Whitehurst reported the local historical group was currently assembling a pioneer settlement on a nature trail at the junior museum. The exhibit will include a barn, kitchen building, log cabin and tools and utensils used during the era depicted. Representing Jackson County were Sarah Harris of Marianna and George Anderson of the Cypress Community. Jesse Stone of the St. Josephs Historical Society attended along with several members of that Gulf County group. When a participant reported difficulties in obtaining approval for archaeological excavation on St. Joe Paper Company lands, two local Inter- Kissinger's previous predic- national Paper Company tlons that there will be not be a officials who were present both SALT agreement at this sum- extended invitations to persons mit. to conduct such activities on lands owned by the firms. Heathrow Airport Guard Still Heavy LONDON (UPI) - London's Heathrow international airport took on the look of a combat zone Thursday in the second day of a spectacular security alert called when British intelligence services said Arab guerrillas were believed preparing an attack at the nation's biggest airfield. Passengers ran a gauntlet of battle-equipped soldiers and armored cars in Britain's biggest security alert since World War II. Troops manned roadblocks and checked the identification of everyone entering the air­ port. Customs searches also were intensified. Airliner arrivals and departures were not affected. Almost 1,000 troops, supported by swarms of policemen and the weaponry of war, were rushed Wednesday to Heathrow, Britain's biggest airport, in response to intelligence reports of a probable guerrilla attack, security sources said. The sources said there was a 50-50 chance that such a raid would still take place to coincide with the arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and other delegates to an inter­ national Socialist conference during the next two days. The London Dally Mail said a Palestinian suicide squad initially formed for an attack in Frankfurt during the World Cup soccer tournament was diverted to London because of heavy West German security at the games. Gardner Named By Nixon House Firm On Busing •WASHINGTON (UPI) - The House voted Thursday for the second time in three weeks to stand firm on strong antibusing provisions written into an education bill it passed previously. House members voted 281 to 128 to order their conferees not to budge from the antibusing language when they resume a conference with the Senate on, the busing issue. The House language would prevent court-ordered busing of any student past the second closest school and would permit reopening of all past court- ordered cases to make them conform with the ban. The Senate, in its education bill, carried the second nearest GUARANTEED FIRST BKIC Avt ol ?3rd Si BLUE DOLPHIN Ph. 769-3226 OPEN 11 til 11 SPECIAL SEAFOOD PLATTER FAMOUS TWO DAYS ONLY! FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ENTIRE STOCK MEN'S SUITS $ 50 00 "IS $110.00 PICK ANY SUIT AT THIS FANTASTIC PRICE! ONE PANT SUITS ONLY OVER 1800 SUITS TO CHOOSE FROM! • SOLIDS •BLAZER SUITS* PLAIDS •STRIPES •CHECKS ENTIRE STOCK MEN'S SHOES AND BOOTS* V ^0I SCALLOPS . OYSTERS . SHRIMP . DEVILED GRAB. SCAMP dj § Plui hush puppies I choice of Potato WL Tossed Salad ^ FROSTY DRAUGHT BEER CHILLED CARAFES OF WINE WASHINGTON (UPI) President Nixon's selection of Stephen S. Gardner, Philadelphia banker, to be deputy Treasury secretary was announced Thursday by the White House. Subject to Senate confirma- school language —but only if tion, Gardner, 52, will succeed the courts found that such a William E. Simon who moved restriction was constitutional, from the No. 2 post to Treasury The Senate did not have a case- secretary on the resignation of reopening provision. George P. Shultz. The House voted 270 to 103 on Gardner, a native of Wake- June 5 to instruct its conferees field, Mass., and a graduate of to stand firm. Harvard University, is board Rep. Joe D. Waggoner Jr., D- chairman of Girard Trust Bank, La., sponsor of the same kind of Philadelphia, instruction notice Thursday Nixon also nominated Richsaid: ard R. Albrecht, a Seattle "This House feels strongly on lawyer, to be Treasury general this question, that there be no counsel to succeed Edward C. compromise, and the people of Schmults who has been named this country overwhelmingly an undersecretary. Albrecht, feel the House language must 41, Is a native of Storm Lake, be preserved." Iowa. Oil Swindle Case May Produce Well TULSA, Okla. (UPI) — sonalities invested sums total- Court-appointed officers of a ing millions of dollars in Home- well drilling firm into which Stake, led by singer Andy more than 2,000 persons invest- Williams' $538,000. Other inves- ed at least $100 million in one of tors included Jack Benny, Bud- the biggest swindles in history dy Hackett, Barbara Streisand, Thursday said the company, in Alan Alda, Phyllis Diller, Tony an effort to recover some Curtis, Jonathan Winters, Bob money, might even actually Dylan and numerous drill an oil well. - businessmen and attorneys. 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