Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 23, 1974 · Page 17
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June 23, 1974

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 17

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4m Ulster Rebels Want Peace BELFAST. Northern Ireland - '.-y - The Ulster Freedom Fighters, a Protestant hand blamed by the British for some of the murders in Northern Ireland's sectarian war, asked on Saturday for an end to the violence in the province. "Northern Ireland is now entering a period where the absence of violence is essential and we think the people should be given the chance to think clearly about the future," the group said in a statement distributed by the Ulster Defense Association. ; Little is known about the ^outlawed Ulster Freedom iFighters. The British army ftas accused the band of sever- ;arassassinations. but some 'Protestant militants have ins- 'jsfed the Freedom Fighters do ;t»t exist and that the murders '·were actually committed by ;the British provocateurs. ·'.; The Ulster Defense Assn.. largest of the Protestant par- ·arnilitary organizations, said ii'.had been contacted by the Freedom Fighters and asked Ito.'put out the statement. ;. "However, wearenotsatis- ·Qed they are behind all the jobs blamed on them," a UDA spokesman said. "Like everyone else, they have had enough of the violence and. if after elections it is found the people can work together, they will be as happy as anyone," he said. Militant Protestants in the province are agitating for new elections to replace the coalition government of moderate Protestant and Roman Catholics that collapsed last month after a crippling Protestant- led strike. * » * THE MILITANTS expect a majority will be returned pledged to oppose any form of conciliation with the predominantly Catholic Irish Republic. Leaders of the Protestant paramilitary groups met last Monday to consider proposing a cease-fire to the largely Catholic Irish Republican Army, which is battling to oust the British from Ulster and to unite the province with the Irish Republic. But the Freedom Fighters were not represented at the meeting. Attending were the recently legalized Ulster Volunteer Force, the Red Hand and the UDA. Attention More Putnam Ambulances Likely jSW** To Justice Suggested for «** Impeachment Air Winner Mary Cumminjfs. daughter of Mr. and Mm. Joseph Cu/itnitfi£»- of Rand, has been awarded a $12.000 tuition scholarship to Berea College in liereu, Ky. She is a graduate of Dupont High. Bank Robbery Barbados' 1st Agence France-Presse BARBADOS - Barbados had its first bank robbery Saturday. Barclays Bank, owned by Britain, was the victim. The raid was carried out by three armed bandits who used one of the bank's own vehicles to escape with the equivalent of $100,000 in local currency, police said. BECKLEY, W.Va. iAP) The nation's law enforcement problems cannot be swept under the rug while national priorities are sorted out, Rep. Ken Hechler, D-W.Va., said Saturday. The 4th District congressman spoke at a groundbreaking for a new building for the New Era District Music Convention, a choral society associated with the New Hope Baptist Church here. He noted that Saturday was the 104th anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Department of Justice. "This is no time to get tired, to ignore the fundamental assaults on our system of justice, or to make believe that nothing has happened," he said. "Let's get on with the process of justice, judge the guilty and rebuild the confidence in the government." WINFIEJLD - T*e presi- deat of ifae Patstaw Cooaty Court aaaoaaeed Saturday that two ambaiaaee statues are being discussed for development ia the county at the Teays Valley exit of i-64 near here and at Eleanor. Charles Farley Jr.. court president, said the stations are betqg essaJbUffced as part of the «ew eowwn^ide am- twlaace service agreement being worked out by the eoaa- ty court Farley said negotiations should be complete early next week between the court and United Ambulance Servke, operated by Samuel Chanaell * Ctofteioft. UAS over all aottUree serviee » tfceeottBty J«h - 1, saeeethe fe- neral hoojes have aaaottaced tbevwiillflokogerhaoiiieuiat service. The aew service will cost the people of Putnam County 5100,000 of their $1.3 yearly county court budget. In addi- I'AS wift have four aaees md provide -te*r ser- viee w the eoMaty, Farley said. There will be trai*ed emergency medical te*tau- · p«at»s with each vehicle. Farley said CbaoneU is in the ambulance service business "ia Kentucky and ia other areas." HAVING A GARAGE SALE? Let the Whole Town Knew About It! Place a Low Cost Want Ad Today. Call 348-4848 SUMMER Sneaks DRESS SHOES FOR WOMEN AA6'/2 to 9 B 5 to 11 WIDE 6 to 11 OPtH SUNDAY L7 Other Days 9 to 9 HthSt.atMyersAve.,Dunby Phone 768-0061 S T O R E ies Mansfieldlj «WASHINGTON A P ) - S e n late' Democratic Leader Mike llflahsfield said Saturday the ·Iqjiestion of President Nixon's -lijijp'eachment "is like a dark i^oud hanging over all of us," Ithjji Congress and the nation. *»'; j»*''Regardless of that," he 'Shled, "the question has to be "Carried through to a final con- johision in the Congress and ije'courts." jvjiianstteld said he is "de- jjjEessed at the atmosphere 'tfrjs has created" and added · liehopes "we would be able to ;ge the matter behind us this ;j?ear." ^.Although he stressed he ] won't do anything in the Sen- · ate; that would anticipate a fa- ·Vjrable House vote for im- ifjeachment, Mansfield said j "You can rest assured if and 'when -- and 1 stress if and ; ·when -- it comes to the Senate I we will be fully prepared." jl^he Senate leader, talking jwjth reprrters in his office, i¥Hd "I detect a feeling of de,*i v £ession in the Senate too" 'and added "1 imagine it would t apply to the country too!" But he said the various Wat e r g a t e - r e l a t e d investigations "have not affected the work of the Congress" and added the Senate is making good progress on necessary legislation. On other subjects Saturday, Mansfield said: --Despite administration efforts to block a strict mining regulation bill in the House, he still favors "the strongest possible federal law," adding he doesn't want to see Montana's agricultural economy taken over by "King Coal." --He is "satisfied" with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's explanation of apparent revisions inn the U.S. and Soviet missile levels permitted by the 1972 strategic arms limitation (SALT) agreement. --He doubts there will be a major effort next January to revise the Senate rule that requires a two-thirds majority to shut off filibusters though "I'd like to get it down to threefi.fths." governor of Oregon haak Walton Speaker i t H U N T l N G T O N , W . V a . \t£?) - Gov. Tom McCall of -Oregon will be the keynote ispeaker at the 52nd national ;convention of the Izaak Wal- ·tph League of America here yiily 17-19. '£ McCall, who will speak on ·th'e first day, is recognized Itfiroughou't the county as a Deader in the conservation ·rjiovement. He has twice been ^appointed to the President's Citizens Advisory Committee ^Environmental Quality. . "X» "" · - His recommendations to the Oregon legislature resulted in passage of the nation's first "bottles bill," requiring a deposit on all beer and soft drink containers; a bill to protect the state's beaches from commercial and residential development; and the creation of state bicycle and hiking trails. Izaak Walton League is a c o n s e r v a t i o n - o r i e n t e d organization. This is the first national convention to be held in West Virginia, which has 30 chapters of the league. 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