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I i 1 A Metro Monday April 5, 1982 4 Sections 25C Sxjte copy Minneapolis and Volume INumber 1 Copyright 1982 Minneapolis Star and Tribune Company Falkia By Steven Rattner New York Times London, England Many Britons are feeling humiliated and frustrated over Argentina's seizure of the Falkland Islands. For them the incident has served as a reminder of Britain's decline as a world power. An almost universal sense of anger has emerged at the government's Official says ritaio i ready to storm FaMancJs Newsservices ; ... London, England; Defense Secretary John Nott said Sunday that Britain was prepared to storm the Falklands "If it is the only and necessary course" to free the South Atlantic islands from Argentine control, v ; . . Nott, saving a peaceful solution was unlikely, made his remarks on the eve of the departure for the area of two British aircraft carriers and a 40-vessel task force.1 He said the vessels could mount a (South Americsh II, f 1 For Wangberg, April is the crucial month By Lorl Sturdevant ..v. -.'-'" Staff Writer Politicians know it isn't always good to be dubbed the front runner early in a campaign. Just ask "Presidents" Ed Muskie or Scoop Jackson, they say, . Or ask Lt Gov. Lou Wangberg. He was declared the front runner in the Independent-Republican gubernatorial race while he was still "Lou Who?" to many of the state's voters. On Jan. 26, one day after Gov. Al Qule announced he wouldn't seek a To our readers From the publisher: So much has been written about The Minneapolis Star and the expanded Minneapolis Star and Tribune that further comment may seem unnecessary. But silence on this occasion Volume I, Number 1 of the Minneapolis Star and Tribune would be unnatural for newspaper people. On behalf of the 2,000 women and men who produce this newspaper and the nearly 10.000 carriers and distributors who bring it to you, I welcome you to the pages of the nation's newest newspaper, and bid you good reading and a lasting satisfaction. Donald R. Dwight From Circulation: If you received both a morning and an afternoon delivery of the combined Minneapolis Star and Tribune, please call our off ice (372-4343) so that we can stop your evening service. Thank you. James A. Midtbo Circulation manager of their handling of a crisis with a country described in Parliament and In the streets as a "tin-pot dictatorship." "The Argentinians have shown us up and our government has shown us up as well," said Patrick Bowe, a middle-aged electrician, as he sipped beer in a pub Sunday. "If we had had our forces over there, they wouldn't have bothered us." For 'most, the British mood was blockade in the South Atlantic "without any assistance from our allies." In Buenos Aires, Argentine President Gen. Leopoldo Galtierl said his coun-. try was prepared to fight to hold the territory it captured Friday. The Argentine government also issued a communique saying its troops bad landed Saturday on South Georgia island and subdued a small detachment of Royal Marines stationed there. South Georgia is about 800 miles east of the Falklands. The communique said three Argentine soldiers were killed. The report brought to six the number of Argentine casualties the government has acknowledged. Neither side has reported any British casualties. The Times of London newspaper said today that the islanders were terrified at the prospect of a British attack. In a dispatch from Comodoro Rivadavia, a city on Argentina's east coast, British journalist Simon Winchester quoted Falkland carpenter Jim Burgess as saying: "There will be a bloodbath here If the navy task force tries to recapture (Port) Stanley," capital of the Falk-' lands. "If they try to take Stanley, they will destroy it . . . Everything is made of wood here. Half a dozen fires and a good wind and this town will be gone forever," the islander was quoted as saying. Nott, asked in a television interview If Britain would attack the Argentine mainland, said: "I am not closing any Falklands continued on page 8A . !. Analysis second term, the lieutenant governor was off and running with the support of Qule, five IR congressmen, one U.S. senator and much of the Qule campaign organization. It looked as if he had the IR endorsement for governor sewed up, so much so that one other candidate , decided not to bother wooing IR convention delegates and instead aimed IR continued on page 7A Welcome to the first Star and Tribune. Here's a guide to finding some of the features that appear frequently, j There are four sections in today's newspaper. The A section contains national and international news and the D The People column is on page 3A, along with major national and international reports. Page 3A is also the page on which the newspaper publishes corrections. P News of entertainment and the arts appears in the Variety section, which today contains on its cover page 1 B John Carman's television column. Both Ann Landers and Dear Abby appear each day in the Variety section. Today both Landers and Abby are on page 4B. The Fixit column is on page 6B today. Television and radio logs appear each weekday on page 23, the second page of the Variety section. Highlights of the day's broadcasting schedule are e!so on page 2B. summed tip by a two-inch-high headline in The Daily Mail that read: "SHAMED!" To many here, Britain, shorn of its empire, has managed to let down one of its few remaining colonies. . l "We can only feel a deep sense of shame that we have let down British citizens and betrayed their trust in us," said Viscount Caldecote, a Conservative, during Saturday's debate in the House of Lords. IrilliliSlP " lillllP" A if w llli . Associated Press King anniversary observed across nation Coretta Scott King, trailed by children Bernlce, .. marched there yesterday, mixing denunciations of Martin and Dexter, carried a wreath Sunday to the "Reaganomlcs" with civil rights hymns. There also grave of her husband, the Rev. Martin Luther King were observances In Chicago, Los Angeles and Jr. Yesterday was the 14th anniversary of King's New Haven, Conn., where about 2,500 people murder in Memphis, Tenn. About 1,000 people turned out In snow flurries and bitter winds. IV Lou Wangberg O The comics all of those that were formerly published in The Star and in the Tribune - appear each day in the Variety section. Today, they're on pages 6B and 7B. D The weather report is also in the Variety section on weekdays. It's on page 7B today, with maps, forecasts and readings from our area, the nation and the world. D Are you a game player? Aces, the bridge column, is on page 8B today. The Cryptoquip is on page 6B. And today's crossword puzzle can be found on page 1 2D. The top stories in the Twin Cities area are on page 1C, the Metro news page, and the leading Minnesota developments are on page 3C, the State news page. . The public's unhappiness has created a political crisis for the three-year-old government of Prime Minis-' ter Margaret Thatcher. Conservative 'and opposition spokesmen have been unstinting in their criticism of the government's failure to anticipate ' the Argentine action and In their calls for the resignations of John Nott, the defense minister, and, to a slightly lesser extent, Lord Carring-ton, the foreign secretary. i Iff r mm) ; MinnetonEca School District to lay off 23 of its teachers By Jim Ragsdale Staff Writer Minnesota's weakened economy will be on display next fall in the Minne-tonka School District where students will find fewer teachers, more crowded classes and generally reduced services. . Reduced state aid is among the reasons why nearly one of every four teachers now at work will not return to this suburban district on the south-'eastern shore of Lake Minnetonka next school year. editorial pages. The B section is the Variety section, with feature material that includes two pages of comics. The C section contains state and local news and the Marketplace pages. The D section is Sports. D Familiar columnists Jim Klobuchar and Barbara Flanagan are on the Metro news page, which is page 1C every day. Larry Batson will also appear on pagelC. D Business news is in the Marketplace pages in the C section. Each Monday, Marketplace is a special section on you and your money. Today it's 11C through 16C. There's a new weekly column by Nicholas von Hoffman on page 1 1C and old standby Sylvia Porter appears on page15C. C Sports leads off the D section. Columnist Sid Hartman has the day off, but normally he will be on page 2D. Columns by Joe Soucheray and Doug Grow alternate on page 1D. Today it's Soucheray, writing about Pete Rose of the Philadelphia Phillies. ..... fading power After nearly constant crisis meetings and the first weekend session of Parliament In 26 years, yesterday was relatively quiet But the national debate over what went wrong and what to do next will resume today. Senior Labor Party officials will meet today to consider proposing a motion of censure. The Labor position is expected to include support for the recovery of the islands, but not at the expense of residents' lives. -A The district says 86 of 376 teachers are to be laid off, some of them with seniority of 10 years or more. That will increase the size of classes from 23 to 27 students per teacher this school year to 30 to 32, which district officials say ranks among the highest in the metropolitan area. Fewer school buildings will be open, and many students and teachers will find themselves in unfamiliar surroundings. Services provided by specialists, including everything from reading help to health care, will be cut back and in some cases eliminated. B And one last item: If you worked the crossword puzzle that was published in Friday's last edition of The Minneapolis Star and were wondering about whether you did it properly, here is the solution. L AB.S. NXi.0 SHli ! . a it jTc J JL JL ,-JlS, M JJi- PM Ml i l Ma l IK s "Me n t 4Mn toT , L mi. M 1 lRNE A N St Jil S i i. 3 4JS B. n 1 1 . IMS ml Vi"p 0 NT Ol iMA R 11 -i Thatcher, meanwhile, will meet with ministers. Full-scale Cabinet meetings are planned for Tuesday and Wednesday and a major debate will be held In the House of Commons. For Britain, the Falklands incident comes at a time of resurging popular feeling that Britain has been sacrificing its own interests in the name of European solidarity. In addition, the Britain continued on page 8A Stadium traffic: so far, so good By Paul Klauda . - Staff Writer There were plenty of empty seats in the Metrodome Sunday, plenty of empty parking spots around the stadium and plenty of empty-handed police officers waiting to solve traffic problems that never developed. . "The people are obeying all of the rules," said LL Robert Lutz, head of the Minneapolis police street-crimes division. "There's better compliance 'with the no-smoking rule In the stadium than there Is in the average restaurant" Yesterday was the second day of operation, for the Metrodome, with officials citing few problems with crowds as the Philadelphia Phillies . held off the Minnesota Twins for an IIS victory In the second of two weekend exhibition games. ' ; ; Outside the stadium about 30 traffic and street-crimes officers and about 80 police reservists were left with little to do but watch what they repeatedly described as a small, orderly crowd disperse from exits. f , "Maybe Tuesday," said Sgt John Brodin, reflecting on the shortage of Illegal activity, which was restricted mainly to parking violations yesterday. "Tuesday will be test" Yesterday's exhibition-season crowd of 10,099 is expected to be outdistanced by five times as many fans for the Twins' sold-out American League season opener Tuesday night Dome continued on page 7A , : The problems of budget-cutting are common in school districts these days. Officials of the Minnesota Education Association, one of two teachers' unions in the state, expect 3,000 to 4,000 Minnesota teachers to lose their jobs as a result of the state aid cutbacks. ' "... , If the Minnetonka school district has its way, parents will be paying higher property taxes to forestall even more drastic staff and program reductions in succeeding years. A vote on a $2.1 million tax Increase Is Minnetonka continued on page 6A Almanac Monday, April 5, 1982 95th day; 270 to go this year Sunrise: 5:47. Sunset: 6:46. Today's weather Maybe more snow There's a good chance of light snow In the Twin Cities metropolitan area this morning, followed by decreasing cloudiness this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 30s today, with lows tonight ranging from 10 to 18 degrees. Tonight and Tuesday will be clear to partly cloudy; Tuesday's high will be in the middle 30s. Winds will be from the northeast from 1 0 to 20 miles per hour. Business 11-16C Obituaries S3 Calendar 10C Sports- 1-7D Comics 6-73 Theaters 8B Corrections 3A TV.Racilo 28 Editorial 10A Weather 7B TAlenhonea 372 4 MWNews Genets 372' 372 4343(Cciilalion

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