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Cocoa, Florida
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Wednesday, October 31, 1979
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'''.'' ILS. Rushes Arms To Southeast Asia $ ; ............. SINGAPORE (AP) U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Richard Holbrooke said Tuesday that more U.S. military hardware Is'belng rushed to Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines to strengthen the armies of those countries: In Prague, meanwhile, Vietnam's defense chief was quoted in a Czechoslovak newspaper as saying the United ..States and China are arming unidentified forces for an attack on Cambodia'. Holbrooke told a news conference here that the United States was again getting involved In Southeast Asia by supporting the Association of Southeast Asian Nations - r Singapore, MalaysiaIndonesia, Thailand' and the Philippines known as ASEAN. Asked whether Vietnam would Invade Thailand, he said .'.'the Vietnamese have stated that they would not. We attach great importance to that statement." v He Said the United States supported ASEAN efforts to reduce tension In the region, and "my impression is that the situation IS dangerous." "Thailand Is the key to ASEAN and ASEAN Is the key to Southeast Asia," he said. Only the president could decide whether the United States would be militarily involved If Thailand were invaded, he added. Holbrooke told reporters he was pessimistic about a political solution to Cambodian problems. Starving Cambodians deserve humanitarian aid, but the" Vietnam - backed 'Heng Samrin government has refused to give permission to international organizations to send mas - ' sive aid to the population, he said. , Vietnam's defense minister, Gen. Vo Nguyen Glap, was quoted In the Czechoslovak newspaper RudePtavo'as saying the United States and China are arming remnants of the ousted Pol Pot and Lon Nol forces in an unnamed neighboring country for an attack on Cambodia. The government of Lon Nol was toppled by the Khmer Rouge Jorces of Pol Pot in "1975. The current pro - VietnameseVietnamese regime in power is headed by Heng Samrin. In the interview published in the Communist Party newtjappr, Giap is quoted as claiming no Vietnamese f counter&ffensive was under way In Cambodia. He said only small groups of Pol Pot supporters remained and even those would be liquidated soon, the paper said. Giap, who is on a visit to Czechoslovakia, did riot say in which country the arming of the ousted forces was going on. w,. ... - .'' - - . ' Bi BBBBBBBBBWBBBSBBBBBaBBt?1 " .uV, l.i IfrTi i li" iiaaaaaaaaaaal Ku , "aRPk H bbTbbbH bbbbbbbHRPP' - .B' "' JiFr SHJiIHviiHflB.BB9l p , Br'jfyC!ifBBiB bbbbbbbbbbbbbbBbbbBbbbbBBbWk F?ijBUB5 tffcf pi! y Mw fP''j'vBB TODAY, Wednesday, October 11, 1171 : 3A Six Killed As Storms Hit Plains a - ij 1 TODAY P Newport, Okla., Fireman Surveys Mobile Home Destroyed by Tornado v Th AsMctatt4 Frtti A fierce pre - winter storm petted the southern Great Plains with heavy Snow, rain, gale - force winds and tornadoes Tuesday, killing six persons and injuring about a dozen others. The storm, stretching across parts of Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, brought enough snow to Colorado to open a ski - resort, resulted in at least four traffic deaths and caused spotty power failures and some heavy wind damage. A tornado struck the small communities of New - Tougher Auto Mileage Rules Pondered WASHINGTON (AP) The Carter administration told Congress Tuesday It Is considering setting tougher auto fuel - economy standards us part of a campaign to make conservation its No. 1 energy priority. Deputy Energy Secretary John Sawhill said strengthening the standard beyond the 27.5 mile - per - gal - lon performance specified for 1985 models under exist - Korea KCIA Chief Replaced , SEOUL, South Korea AP) In a major step to .consolidate the new govern - menrrposTnOnTTVcring PreSF" I Jident Choi Kyu - hah named a new director of the powerful - kxireantemrallntelligence1 Agency Tuesday to replace 'the man accused of assassinating President Park Chung - hee. Elements of the U.S. 7th ; fleet steamed toward the southern harbor of Pusan in a show - of - force warning to 'North Korea, while a fourth ; peaceful day here brought a relaxation of the curfew and other martial law restric tions imposed Friday night following Park's death. Sources said some 80 top "KCTSTJf f Icta1s"were - being - questioned to determine if they knew of or might have nbeen"irivoIved iiTthessassW nation. In Washington, an official said Secretary of State Cyrus R. Vance would leave Thursday to represent the United States at Park's funeral. Vance also is likely to meet with officials of the new Korean government during a 20 - hour stay in Seoul, said an official Who asked not to be identified. Choi appointed vice army chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Lee Hui - sung'acting KCIA - chiefreplacing Kim - Jae - kyu, - who has been under arrest for the slaying of Park. . .Sourceisald - theappoliui - mentwas an' important move Ky Choi and the military leaders backing him to take over the now - disorganizeddisorganized secret police organization. The KCIAnwas a main - Stay of support - for Park in suppressing dissent and political opposition. The announcement said Lee would remain on active duty. ing law Is being studied. "Because of the critical role that the automobile plays in our energy picture, it is important that we continue to explore ways to improve mileage efficiency," Sawhill told a House subcommittee. He also. said an effort will be made to apply the same type of fuel economy standards to light trucks, beginning in 1982, that now apply to autos. He said the - ; energy officials would get together with Transportarion Department and Environm - mental Protection Agency officials to review the situation. The 27.5 mpg average wh ich - represenT31i&Ieet - . average" for an automaker's entire production can be - raisedJjeyand.1985 by. admin. - istrative action, if neither House of Congress votes to block such a move within 15 days. The current standard, for 1980 models, is,20 mpg. This escalates by several miles per gallon each year to the 27.5 level. Sawhill said he thought the 27.5 mpg standard "is attainable and I think we should go beyond it." The energy official also said the administration also intends to take steps to make sure that EPA gas - mileage postings for autos will more accurately reflect actual on - road performance. . It was Sawhill's first ap - perance before the key congressional energy panel since he took over the energy post about a month ago. He made it clear that the adminstration's new emphasis is on conservation, a shift away Jrom the production - oriented policies of former Energy Secretary James R, Schlesinger. "It is my first priority and the first priority of Secretary (Charles) Duncan," Sawhill told the panel. "The high priority we place on energy conservation is reinforced by our concerns about the instability "Soviets Expand Cuba Base WASHINGTON (UPI) - Intensified U.S. surveillance over Cuba has detected that - the - Soviets hayejegunbuil(l ing a second naval pier at Cienfuegos naval base, administration officials said Tuesday. The pier construction was first confirmed by Secretary of State Cyrus Vance in a meeting Monday with a group of Hispanic - American community leaders. Vance and other State Department officials said they do not know the purpose of the construction, but they also said it does not ap pear to violate any U.S. - SovietSoviet understandings about Cuba. - - The new constructioJV - and possible reasons for it, also were brought up Tuesday in a meeting between Vance and Sen. Richard Stone, D. - Fla., who first reported the presence of Soviet combat troops in Cuba. After the meeting. Stone told said, "The construction is of major proportions, and it is clear that they are build - ing a major submarine base." Stone, who has received port and Woodford, about 10 miles apart in southern Oklahoma, destroying two mobile homes and several houses and businesses. A four - truck crash on icy U.S. 40 at Wild Horse in east central Colorado killed three persons. Details of the crash were not immediately available. Drifts reached 10 feet deep in southeastern Colorado near Springfield, and a Continental Trailways bus was stranded on U.S. 287 - 385 about 20 miles away. A snowplow was trying to reach the bus, authorities said. In Newport, Okla., the twister smashed into a mobile home, killing two persons a truck driver identi fied as Jimmy Lee Bob, who was struck in the head by flying debris, and Teresa Carroll, 59, who was inside the home. Three other people in the trailer were injured, one of them critically. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said it was searching for other possible victims along the storm's path, which was up to 12 miles long and a quarter - mile wide in places. Up to'5 inches of snow fell in the Oklahoma Panhandle, to the northwest and rain and hail were reported throughout the state. Winds of up to 60 mph classified briefings on the s'ruck Graham. Texas, in newly discovered construe - ,he northern part of the tion. said the construction s,ae - dag'n8 me homes began "months ago" and is and businesses anduprooting Tafgetlhan - irrequTfed 7er Tees' f ve - PFn s. - "fr - the two suns which art, sta - l " " "l"' ""' we are currently experiencing in world oil markets," he said. . Sawhill said the adminis - , Jration will look into a variety of ways to cut down on gasoline consumption. "These efforts include an evaluation of higher fuel economy standards for passenger cars beyond 1985," he said In printed testimony delivered to the subcommittee. tioned there." "We should take advantage of the situation to make clear to the Soviets that we will not tolerate a major sub base, either in Soviet hands or in the hands of their Cuban proxies." Administration officials said the matter has not yet been taken up with the Soviet Union. their mobile home was overturned, and two other people were injured in separate incidents in the area. None of the injuries was believed serious. "It's a miracle no more injuries were found," said police"" spokesman Jim Nance. Some witnesses said a twister had skipped through the Texas town. lilllRHHffl 'WH R lMfaBJrfTf flaTrfi 'I - ? 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