The News from Frederick, Maryland on June 10, 1970 · Page 1
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June 10, 1970

The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 1

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g^fs^lffii^ , ' .' ' · ' . ' - · ' , ' ' ' , :'-;,..;-. i"-'1 '"' /.'·.-'''. ···T.'^''.' 1 ' 1 ' - ^;'tV'''V^r'"^* It IkrEv «« VOL.87--NO. 201 MX, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 1970 PHNOM PENH, Cambodia AP) -- Cambodian troops imbed back enemy forces round Siem Reap and reopened he airport to replenish their dwindling supply of food and ammunition, the Cambodian THE MAKING OF A BOY OF fflSTORY-Art students of Mrs. Judy Baooron at North Frederick Elementary School have made several Important and lasting contributions to the Children's Museum of the Frederick County Historical Society, including 1775 "boy of history" which the sixth graders modeled lor and actually fabricated with plasting caster. They are shown here during the actual making of the manequin dressed in garb of the 1775 era and then posing with it as its permanent place of display. Kathryn Murray posed for the arms, Ricky Mills for the legs, Mark Haney for the face and head. Mrs. Bacorn, back left, and her aide, Mrs. Robert Haney, right, beaded the project for the Historical Society. Bottom photo shows group at work on «*the boy." -(News-Post Photo) County Sets 8 Hearings On Proposed General Plan By MARGARET HINDMAN Staff Writer Planning and Zoning Commission hearings on the proposed general plan for Frederick County will begin Monday, June 15. Eight regional meetings are scheduled to present the five studies on which the plan Is based and to hear public reaction to the studies and recommendations. The general plan is not a final document prescribing the. future patterns of growth for Frederick County, but rather services as the first step toward the development of a county comprehensive plan which may later be adopted as law. The purpose of the bearings is to allow the citizens of the county to make known their wishes for the future of the county as well as to acquaint the public with the foldings of background studies dealing win human, natural and man-made resources to Frederick County. Reports prepared by the county planning staff and approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission deal with Una use, economic base, housing and buttl- ing, natural physical characteristics and population characteristics. Hearings are scheduled as follows: Monday at Catoctin High School^ Tuesday at Brunswick Hith School, Wednesday at the Urban Elementary School, Thursday at Walkersville H%h School. Friday at MfcHQetowB Rich School, and the fbUowtaf week on Monday at New Market Elementary School, Tuesday at Carroll Minor Elementary School aad Wednesday at Fred- orlck High School. At "· ' *7:»frm. Thursday ing Commission final plans for two subdivisions were approved. Rhod-Ayr on Chestnut Grove Road and Utica Mills Farmetts on Old Frederick Road received final approval. Approval of preliminary plans wasgiventoCarl- ton Springs located at Bethel Road. Another subdivision request was denied and two requests were continued. State Senator Goodloe Byron told the planners Thursday that planning legislation adopted dur- ing this year's session of the state legislature should have a minimal effect on the county. Among requirements included in the recent legislation is the stipulation that a county plan be adopted by the local governing body to be used as a guide for placement of all public facilities and regulation ofprivate development. The county comprehensive plan will serve such a purpose. (Continued on Page A-5) Pact Agreement Averts Strike By Meatcutters BALTIMORE (AP)- A meat- cutters strike, which threatened to close supermarkets in parts of Maryland, Delaware and West Virginia, has been temporarily averted by union approval of a 9/3 -month contract with the Giant food chain. The interim agreement, unanimously ratified Tuesday ragM by 220 meateuttars, raises journeymen's salaries from $150 to $164 a weak. Their previous contract expired May 31. The pact gives Local 117 of and Butcher Workers union its long-sought goal of lining up contract dates with District of Columbia mosteuttors, triune work contract also ends Sop- 13. Giant and six other market chains bargain atsly with the union, but' local president John Menapaxe said he thought may would accept Food Fair reportedly will be approached next for contract talks. The other markets are Acme, AfcP, Penn Fruit (Big Valu), Safeway and Grand Union. The chains had been expected to close if meatcutters struck Giant The supermarkets cover an area that includes metropolitan Baltimore, the Detmarva Peninsula, Central Maryland and the Wort Virginia cities of Charles Town and Morgantown. Menapace said a decision on talks with the next food store chain would be made by Fri- The only strike by the butchers was in 1960 when they struck for a half hour. Theother three major grocery unions-, bakers, retail clerks and teamsters--continue to receive support from the meat workers The botchers honored a retail .cU,-ks strike against Acme in 1944 and the other six chains close*. AUegtmyTop* TJToTmk* Bm*eb*H Tide PMgtB-1 Cambodian Troops Drive Cong From Airport Area C-J m. Command reported today. A military spokesman said North Vietnamese and Viet Song forces were stilt around Siem Reap and hit the provincial capital 185 miles northwest of Phnom Penh with harassing fire Tuesday night. But the opening of Die airport between the city and the ruins of Angkor Wat was viewed here as a major achievement for the government. The spokesman said the enemy force that attacked Siem Reap included Laotians who probably were impressed into service as porters. He added they may have been troops of the Communist Fathet Lao movement North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces also continued their harassment of Kompong Thorn, another provincial capital 80 miles north of Phnom Penh on the highway to Siem Reap and Angkor. But the heavy pressure on Kompong Thorn last week appeared to have eased for the moment The spokesman also reported a heavy Viet Cong attack before dawn today in southern Cambodia, on a military post near Kompong Som, the country's chief port formerly known as Si- hanoukville. But the garrison apparently held on. Thailand's military chief of staff, Air Marshal Dawee Chut- lasapya, returned to Bangkok after a one-day visit to South Vietnamese leaders in Saigon. He reportedly made the trip to discuss transfer of part of the 12,000 Thai troops in South Vietnam to the Siem Reap area. American and South Vietnamese forces reported general* ly light contact with enemy units in Vietnam and Cambodia but uncovered another 100 tons of rice and more than 30 tons of weapons and munitions in border areas of Cambodia. Jordan's King, Guerrillas Conclude Pact To Halt War By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Amman Radio announced that King Hussein of Jordan and guerrilla leader Yasir Arafat concluded an agreement today to end the fighting between their forces in Jordan's capital. Meanwhile, a band of extremist guerrillas held 14 Americans and 18 other foreigners hostage in an Amman hotel. One of the hostages in the Jor- Fact-Finders Hail Cambodia Success WASHINGTON (AP) - Most members of a fact-seeking squad of senators, congressmen, governors and White House tides say their Southeast Asian {jcJjpn reinforces President Nixon's estimate of thetv military success of his Cambodian maneuver. . ' ' . · .°'g:.:.- -·' '·····;:· Arriving here Tuesday night after a swift visit to battle zones of Vietnam and Cambodia, many in the 13-man VIP delegation- picked by the White House in collaboration with the Senate and House Armed Services committees-described it as an informative journey. Although most declined to disclose their conclusions before today's scheduled meeting with Nixon, Pennsylvania Gov. Raymond P. Shafer, a Republican, said their report on the Cambodian step indicates "the vast majority of those of us who were there feel it was a success.*' "We hope that it will be a long-term success," he added. ''Nobody can predict forever into the future- but what has been done has been good for the American people.** However, Sen. Thomas J. Mclntyre, P-N.H., refused to discuss his findings with newsmen before talking them over with Nixon. Mclntyre, who had-said he decided to go on the trip to "prevent a snow job" by pro-administration officials, reported he felt it "is only proper that I meet with the President before discussing my findings with members of the press.** "I certainly had a fast trip, HI tell you that*' he said. Sen. George Murphy, R-Calif., Fire Log Fire calls reported during the 24-hour period ending at 10 a.m. 235 N. MARKET ST., 4:58 p. m., general alarm, false alarm. COUNTY 662-6333 NONE. Ambulance calls: Emergency - 6 ' Routine-1 described Nixon's Cambodian decision as "a great success- probably the most important single military achievement of this entire unfortunate war." Sen. Howard Cannon, D-Nev., said he was pleased to "see the progress that has been made in pacification;" * Shafer said the delegation members attempted to "answer questions that are on the minds of all Americans-maybe we won't answer them to the satisfaction of everybody, 'but at least we are going to tell the truth about what we saw, heard and learned." Car Strikes Bridge Near Creagerstown A driver and two passengers from Walkersville received minor injuries -early Wednesday morning when their car struck the side of a bridge on Rt 550 near Creagerstown. David Edward Tobery of RFO 1, Walkersville, told Tfc. William Moberly that he attempted to swerve his car to miss striking a deer and hit the bridge abutment. One of the passengers, Herman Shelton, was treated and released at the Frederick Memorial Hospital and the other received minor bumps from the accident. Tobery was charged with failure to drive to the right side of the road, following the 12:30 a.m. accident. In the city, Beverly Ann Maupin, 23, of South Market Street, was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident when she lost control of her car in the 300-block of Kline- harts Alley and struck a utility pole. Cpl. Robert Brown investigated the 12:30 a.m. Wednesday accident Damage was estimated at $300 and she received minor injuries. dan Intercontinental Hotel was a son of former President Camille Chamoun of Lebanon. Another was Associated Press correspondent Dennis Neeld, who reported the hotel was held by tiie Marxist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a small terrorist organization which has frequently rejected Arafat's leadership. Neeld said a spokesman for the Popular Front charged Tuesday night that the Jordanian army was bombarding Palestine refugee camps around Amman, causing many deaths. The guerrilla spokesman said the safety of the hostages could not be guaranteed if these attacks continued. Neeld*s report made no mention of the broadcast announcement of the Hussein-Arafat agreement and apparently was sent before it was announced. Communications with, Amman were sharply curtailed; The hostages in the Intercontinental included 14 Britons and three West Germans as well as the Americans and the Lebanese. All were staying in the hotel. Guests of other nationalities were told they were free to leave Tuesday night, but in the blacked-out, embattled Jordanian capital there was nowhere for them to go. Carrying submachine guns and wearing hand grenades at their belts, the guerrillas invaded the unguarded hotel Tuesday afternoon. They took up firing positions on bedroom balconies and placed guards at every exit Most of the guests spent the night huddled in the hotel basement Neeld said Amman had been without power for nearly 24 hours, and the guests groped their way along the hotel corridors by candlelight But the hostages were free to do as they pleased inside the hotel and none was ill treated. Amman Radio's announcement of the Hussein-Arafat agreement left one cardinal point unclear: whether Hussein was giving the guerrillas a green light for operations against Israel or whether the commandos had agreed to curtail their raids. ..In Beirut an official of the Popular Front said guerrilla radio messages from Amman reported scattered shooting today despite the announced agreement , "It's not as heavy as yesterday, but we have reports of some killed and wounded this morning,** said the guerrilla official. Woman Bank Robber Escapes With $2,000 Police Probe Theft Cases Detectives are investigating two breaking and enterings that occurred in the city last night South Frederick School was entered and a television set and a tape-recorder was taken. The items were valued at a $200 loss to the taxpayers. The North Court Street office of Samer Insurance Co. was entered and ransacked. An undetermined amount of money was taken from the office safe which was pried open, police said. Stock Market NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market drifted lower early this morning in moderate trading. At 10:30 a. fit the Dow Jones average of 30 industrials was off 0.34 to 699.82. 'Changing Campus' Topic Of Hood Alumnae Weekend "The Changing Campus" will be the theme of the annual alumnae activities at Hood College Oils weekend. Former Hood students from all parts of ihe nation will arrive on campus Friday to participate hi the various programs. The first session will be held Friday evening with Dr. James A. Smith Jr., college chaplain, presiding. Topics to be discussed will include the college's year program, curriculum advancement, social chances, and coeducational survey. Following the program, a social, hour and open house will take place hi Fox Alumnae Headquarters. A panel discussion on "The Changing Campus** will hlehliaht Saturday morning activities. Panel members will include the Cong. Lawrence Hogan (R. Md.), Dr. Charles Tressler, chairman of the Department of Education at Hood, and Miss Elizabeth Gruppe, a member of the Class of 1972. J. Homer Remsberg, Hood College Trustee, will preside at the forum. fa the afternoon, the annual alumme luncheon will take place in the college dining hall. Dr. Catherine S. Chttman, dean of the faculty, will be the guest speaker. At that time, the Alumnae Achievement Award will be presented to an alumna who has made significant contributions in her home, conunuraty, or professional life, and has shown continuing loyalty to Hood* The weekend will also be a family affair, with alumnae encouraged to include their husbands and children in the traditional events. Activities for families will include a picnic lunch, tennis, golf, swimming, a children's program, and a men's coffee hour featuring Dr. Ernest Cherrington, professor of astronomy, discussing his book, Exploring the Moon Through Binoculars." Reunion dinners will be held as usual Saturday evening. A worship service Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in Coffman Chapel will bring the weekend tea close. Guest speaker will be Dr. Andrew G. TruxaUpresldentemerl- tusof Hood. A Woman dressed in black and carrying a small pistol while claiming she had a bomb in a irown paper bag, robbed the Westminster Trust Company's office in Union Mills Tuesday of approximately $2,000. The woman entered the bank at about 11 a.m. and told me teller she had a bomb. The-woman thai produced a small pistol and a green and white striped shopping bag. The woman got about $2,000 and made her get-away in a white car, possibly a Chrysler product, with temporary tags. The tags may have been from either Maryland or Pennsylvania, a spokesman at the BaltimoreFed- eral Bureau of fovestigation said. The robbery is being investigated by the FBI and the Maryland State Police at Westminster. ' · ' ' " - ' · ' · ; - ' i · · ' ··'·· Bank otficfels said the stolen money was fully insured. The woman was described as being chubby, about Meet 6- inches, 190-pounds, between 40 and 45 years old, with freckles and a rudy complexion. In addition to a black dress, she was wearing a large black hat HOBBLED BUT GRADUATED-Pretty Gfafer a lot of ginger Monday night as she refuted to aUow located knee deter her from hobbling across the · Governor Thomas Johnson Wgh School to receive, fear school diploma. Carter was oaa of 823 gradua their dfclomas at TJ a* pictured asjddosciflrtta i page feature today oa PaieC-14,-PaotebyJ.Holle i

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