The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 17, 1968 · Page 70
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 70

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Sunday, November 17, 1968
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E12 Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday. Nov. 17. 1968 Restored Kremlin Shows Sterile Look To Visitors MOSCOW tAP Because centuries of stormy Russian politics. Ihe word Kremlin has acquired an ominous ring in the West. Those massive brick Kremlin walls have concealed some o! history's most bizarre dealings with principal characters ranging from medieval cai isl despots to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. Most Kremlin business remains a well kept secret lo-d.i, but sections of the huge 1") building compound have been opened in recent years to Russian and foreign tourists. Intensive restoration of its ancient structures now lends the Kremlin a spotless, if somewhat sterile, appearance probablv equal to its original Ijeautv. Tourism is encouraged in the open section of the Kremlin and most Russians from the provinces consider a visit there essential during trips to Moscow. The golden domes of the Cathedral of the Annunciation and the belfry of Ivan the (.real continue to dazzle visitors on sunny days, as they reportedly did Napoleon in 1S11 Touting the stone passage ways and the well-worn staircases inside the cathedrals. Russia's rich past comes to life. Priceless icons and the czar's caskets can be viewed w ithin touching distance. Russians who visit these once-sacred grounds often make no effort to hide their devout respect for the old Orthodox churches still standing in the new era of Soviet atheism. On a chill, autumn afternoon recently, two elderly women In woolen shawls paused silently In the opulent Cathedral of the Archangel and iff! j-t . i .'.! it - .ft. .. yt r.Vk.i'' i . t.-.m - - crossed themselves. "This is a museum now," a young woman guide was telling a group of foreign visitors at the same moment. "Only a few old people from another generation come here for religious reasons." On any typical day, the museums inside the Kremlin are packed with groups of simple Russian peasants and factory workers in town for brief visits. Many of the old men dressed in the belted tunics of the 19th century peer at the old Bolshevik revolutionary relics with great curiosity, then shuffle off without a word. Also on display is a magnificent collection of 18th and 19th century czarist carriages, clothing and household effects. The contrast between the extravagant wealth of the old nobility and today's drab is a striking scene in these museums. Soviet leaders who maintain their daily offices in the Kremlin are kept apart from the mobs of workers, farmers and foreign tourists who swarm over the grounds daily. Security is so strict that guides refuse to discuss the location of the leaders' quarters. ' Premier Alexei N. Kosygin's office is known to be ju'st a few hundred yards from the six churches inside the Kremiis-walls. He greets foreign dignitaries in his wood-paneled office, where his six telephones, each of a different coior, keep him in touch with his deputies and presumably with Leonid I. Brezhnev, Communist party general secretary. A visitor who recently asked him who is on the other end of the red telephone got only a weak chuckle from the filled with exhibits, function as museums. In the political headquarters, however, visitors are still definitely not welcome. LLV1ITED ACCESS The Kremlin in Moscow contains palaces and cathedrals which are now open to visitors. Ancient structures and gilded domes have been restored and the interiors, fvl? I iMi!) J) jSr Caution Urged At St. Lucie Inlet Jln- m operation starts. Dredging work should last between two and three weeks, depending on favorable weather, Milling added. Near Collapse portfolio, George Thomoson, scheduled another meeting for today with Prime Minister Ian Smith's white minority regime but this is likely only to seal the failure to break the deadlock, informants said. The pipeline will be marked by buoys, he said, and boats will have room to come in and out of the inlet past the dredge at the outer edge when the Rhodesia Talks SALISBURY, Rhodesia (AP) Rhodesia's talks with Britain for recognition of the former colony's independence appeared on the verge of collapse Friday night. Britain's minister without lT"WlP","sjU 11 " I.' ru?.-: '--mi 1 1 mm TWT" -' ... l - At' U ucphoio FACE LIFT Seen here is the folding as restoration on the struc-belfry of Ivan the Great, with a ture is carried out. The 200 ton bell golden dome on one of the Krem- in front, the Tsar's Bell, is the larg-lin's highest towers. Note the scaf- est in the world. FORT PIERCE The Prosperity Dredging Co. of Lake Park will commence laying a pipeline from the south beach to the proposed dredging area on the outer edge of the north Jetty at St. Lucie Inlet Monday and warns boaters to exercise caution in the area. Dredging operations should begin within "a couple days" after the pipeline work begins, "weather permitting," according to Glenn Milling, secretary-treasurer for Prosperity Dredging. The $148,520 project will deepen the channel and depos DOUBLE DOOR WARDROBE (30) 24" ?0" D 60" H u a. on extra closet or itort-oll for winter and jummer c'othei. Handsome baked-an Neutral Tan finish accented with gleaming brass door pulls. Sure-hold spring catches, smooth radius corners . . it material from the channel bottom on the south beach, in an effort at beach erosion control, according to Milling. Contract for the dredging operation was awarded the Lake Park firm late In October and is being done for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 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