Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on April 24, 1973 · Page 13
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 13

Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, April 24, 1973
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•JM .. M:;ll :V' \ll .: i.'^. • OOAM \avy Minesweeper Sinks Fire Sinks Ship The 750-ton Navy minesweeper USS Force ported safe in lifeboats and rafts," and said sartk Monday in the Philippine Sea after a few other details were known. The Navy said fire gutted the sihip. A spokesman for the that air rescue units were on the scene, Commander of the Pacific Fleet said the which is about 820 miles west of Guam, crew of 62 men and five officers "is re- UNIFAX HONOLULU (UPI) - A Iraging fire swept the Navy minesweeper USS Force while it was in the Philippine Sea Monday, but its crew of 70 managed to abandon ship just before it sank. Navy officials reported all aboard were safe. An air-sea rescue aircraft dropped communications gear to the 65 enlisted men and five officers bobbing in liferafts 820 miles west of Guam. Three ships sped toward the scene. A spokesman for the com mander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in Honolulu said, "We can confirm there were no deaths" in the blaze of undetermined [origin. Military sources said it was the first sinking of a Navy ship since the tragic disappearance of the submarine USS Scorpion with 99 men aboard in May, 1968. The crew lowered lifeboats and abandoned the 750-foo minesweeper Monday after .' fire "which could not b< controlled" swept through the l65'foot vessel. A Cincpac spokesman said the ship was en route from Subic Bay in the Philippines to its home port of Guam when the fire was reported. The cause of the fire, or why it could not be extinguished, was not known, the spokesman said. Sources in Honolulu said the ship was attached to the mineS'Weeping contingent which was involved in clearing Haiphong harbor of mines dropped during the blockade of North Vietnam. The minesweeping operations were suspended last week in retaliation for Communist violations of the cease-fire agreement. , The wooden-hulled vessel was commissioned in 1965 and was commanded by Lt. Jerry Heitzman, whose family lives on Guam. A Navy spokesman on Guam said that aftef the men were rescued they would probably be returned to the island and a probe into the ship's sinking would begin. The ship was one of 45 ocean minesweepers built on the basi.s of mine warfare experience in the Korean War. The vessel was launched on June 26, 19.53, and was equipped with a wooden hull and nonmagnetic equipment. The vessel was equipped with 40mm and 20mm anti^Mraft guns and was built for a normal contingent of 72 to 76 men. Antelope Island, which can h6 reached by car over a causeway, is the only inhabited island on the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Church Rob bed9 Priests Beaten SAN FRANCISCO (UPl) - A young couple robbed a Roman Catholic Church Monday, pistol- whipping two priests and tying up a bishop and six others before they escaped. The man and woman, aged about 24, entered St. Brigid's Parish in downtown San Francisco and started talking to one of the priests after morning mass. Police said the man suddenly pulled out a .25- caliber pistol, said "This is a stickup," hit the priest over the head, and pushed him into an adjoining priests' home. As other priests arrived, the pair tied them with sashes taken from their robes—and with torn bedspreads—hitting ABOVE ALL MAKE IT WHITE'S ROOFING 342.0185 one priest several times with the gun. Bishop William J. McDonald, pastor of St. Brigids, four priests, a cook and a secretary were tied up after the couple ordered the parish safe opened and emptied it. The exact amount taken was not known, but the parish's Easter collections were not in the safe. It took about 30 minutes for one of the priests to free himself and notify authorities. Litterbug Loses PERTH, Scotland (UPI) Wealthy fisherman John Wragg tossed a paper napkin into the river after a picnic lunch—and then began fishing in earnest. With the napkin, he said today, he thinks he also tossed away < a diamond ring worth $5,960. He said he noticed it gone when he wiped his hands after lunch. QalesbuTg Ifegisfer-Maft GALESBURG, ILL., TUBS., APRIL 24, 1973 SEC. 2 PAGE 13 Kissinger Calls For New Charter Arc Damages Tax Deductible As a homeowner, expenses from damage or improvements may affect your income taxes. For instance: damage to your house from, say, fire or windstorm may be partially deductible as a ca,'3ualty loss. After subtracting insurance compensation, deduct SlOO for each accident and the remahider can be claimed as a tax deduction. Improvements such as a poirch, garage, finished basement and so on cannot be deducted. However, they can be added to the cost of the house when figurin^j profit on the sale. So, keep good records of such expenses. Try to preserve can- NEW YORK (UPI) - In a major policy speech, Henry A. Kissinger called Monday for "a new Atlantic charter" to ease recent economic, political and military strains between the United States and its old allies in Europe. "We must strike a new balance between self-interest and the common interest," he said. "We need a shared view of the world we seek to build," Kissinger told editors attending the annual Associated Press luncheon at the 87th American Newspaper Publishers Association (ANPA) that Europe— along with Japan—has grown stronger and less dependent on the United States. This, he said, has caused several problems that require a new understanding and a new agreement between the United States and Europe. For this reason, Kissinger I said. President Nixon will engage in a "personal and direct" approach to the leaders of Britain, Italy, West Germany, France, other European countries and NATO later this year. "It is the President's purpose," Kissinger said, "to lay the basis for a new era of celled cheCvr and receinted'creativity in the West." bills. They will help substanti-[ By the time Nixon makes his Real Estate Today By DICK ROZYNEK, GRI Realtor ate the figures if necessary. I'm just scratching the surface here. If this rituation an- plies to you. I suggest you contact your nearest Internal Revenue Office for a copy of their pamphlet y530 "Tax Information on Deductions for Homeowners." It may save you some money. If there is anything we can do to help you m the field of real estate, please phone or drop in at DICK ROZYNEK & ASSOC., 334 N. Henderson. Phone: help. 343-6167. We're here to -Adv. trip, "toward the end of the year," Kissinger said, the United States will have worked out a new Atlantic charter setting goals for the future. The original Atlantic charter was an eight-point declaration drawn up in 1941 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill that would govern the relationship between Europe and the United States after World War II. A few hours after Kissinger spoke, Secretary of State its poHtical and military commitments as a means of building a stable and peacefu world. But he said this would mean, among other things, that the United States must resist "tempting" calls to reduce military spending and the number of American troops in Europe. ^'Neglect and isolation," Rogers said, "are apt to flourish in the pleasant climate of detente." . In his speech, Kissinger conceded Europe and the United States were no longer as close as they were in the 1940s and 1950s, the postwar era of aid and U.S. protection. "There have been complaints in America," he said, "tha Europe ignores its wider responsibilities in pursuing economic self-interest too one- sidedly and that Europe is no carrying its fair share of the burden of the common defense. "There have been complaints in Europe," he said, "that America is out to divide Europe economically or to desert Europe militarily or to bypass Europe diplomatically." Kissinger emphasized that the alliance between Europe and the United States had been the cornerstone of all postwar U.S. foreign policy. But he said that in the new Atlantic charter, Japan should play a larger role. "Today the need is to make the Atlantic relationship as dynamic a force in building a new structure of peace, less geared to crisis and more conscious of opportunities, drawing its inspu-ations from its goals rather than its fears," Kissinger said. "The Atlantic nations must join," he added, "in a fresh act of creation, equal to that undertaken by the postwar WUliam P Rogers said theij™„„o„of ad^^ OS 'S ™ United States would mamtami . - • i-uiupt. and America.' MakeThem Milder. Pour your next one with the mild one. Soda, rocks, water, pop or cocktail... Corby's makes them all milder, nicer, easier to swallow. Mix milder with Corby's. Corby's. Fine\Vhiskey on the mikiside. CORBYS 51MCE1859 Berivick Couple Hosts SoU'in'Lmv BERWICK - Rev. Darrel Hendrickson, Lake Villa, spent April 18 with his wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Parkins. Mr. and Mrs. James Fleick and family, Waubun, Minn., are visiting Mrs. Fleick's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Taylor. Rev. and Mrs. Mark Kafkas and Janet spent April 16 at Aurora. Pvt. Duane Pratt Jr., Ft. Polk., La., spent April 14 with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Pratt. Robin Tucker, Edwardsville, spent April 15 with her grandmother, Mrs. Mildred Eaton. Dean Conway has returned home after being discharged from the Army. He spent the past year in Germany. Blended Whiskey—80 Proof—68-4% Grain Spirito-Jas. Barclay & Co.. Ltd., Peoria, lUinoi* Best Laid Plans i WOODLEY, England (UPD- ^fUtt Silver thought no one 'would dare evict him after he fixed up a little surprise for unwelcome callers. He wired the door handles and window frames to his home's electricity line. I Then the electricity board cut ioff his power supply. No. 9 Ninth of a Series of Advertisements That Will Answer Any Questions You May Have Concerning Acquiring A Home Mortgage. Questions About Purchase You'll There's a lot for a borrower to know obout getting a mortgage - and a lot thaf a lender wants to know, too. Q. If I'm to pay for the title examination, recording fees and credit check I'm wondering if this comes off of the total loan? A. At the time of making loan this is additional cash that you are required to come up with. O. How long does it take to get a loan from the time the institution sends an appraiser out to look at the house? A. We like to get verification of employment and other informa- otin, such as deposits at financial Institutions, and then the application goes before our loan committee. It can take up to 10 days before you know whether we will make the loan, but we try to rush it thru as fast as possible. FOR PERSONAL HELP VISIT WITH ONE Or OUh FRIENDLY HOME LOAN OFFICERS. AND LOAN ASSOCIATION so EAST MAIN STREET PHONi llNlli

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