Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on March 11, 1976 · Page 27
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 27

Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, March 11, 1976
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Thurs., March 11,1J7I OREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE 27 Extremists take the credit for killing Irish leader E4M«n: pl«i; note corrected spelling for Uiv name of protestant leader Sammy Smyth (sled Smith) in the following dispatch, which also includes new information. 1st Id a038 --wrlteth rough BY FRANK JOHNSTON BELFAST, Northern Ireland (UPI) - Extremist protestants have claimed responsibility for lulling prominent protestant leader Sammy Smyth, shot down in his sister's home by a two-man death squad. A telephone caller claiming to represent the Ulster Freedom Fighters toid a Belfast newspaper Smyth died Wednesday for recently advocating negotiations with Roman Catholic groups to end Northern Ireland's sectarian warfare. Smyth, 55, was a founder of the Ulster Defense Association, a grouping of militant protestants that emerged in 1970 as a counterforce to the outlawed Catholic Irish Republican Army. But he frequently broke publicly with the official protestant line opposing the IRA's campaign to drive British power from Northern Ireland and link it with the Irish Republic in the south. Last April, Smyth escaped an assassination attempt at his East Belfast home - an attack attributed to the Red Hand Commandos, a smallextremist, right-wing protestant group. Wednesday night two gunmen forced their way into his sister's North Belfast home, rushing past the startled woman to shoot him at point blank range, police said. restaurant owner and his The killers jumped into a car brother, and sped off. Police launched a Smyth, married with two citywide manhunt for the children, had alienated militant gunmen. protestants by publicly voicing Earlier Wednesday, gunmen support for talks between sprayed automatic weapons fire Loyalists and Catholic organiza- at W patrons of the protestanl Uons seeking union with the Irish Republic. He had also condemned Loyalist politicians as "self- seeking," and had appealed to Northern Ireland's protestant population to support recon- Homestead Inn near Lisburn, 10 miles south of Belfast. One man died and six others were wounded. Police said they believed the attack was a reprisal for the Tuesday killing of a Catholic ciliation efforts. Buckle boom John M. Lewis, 25, displays some of the many belt buckles designed and manufactured in his plant in Palatine, a suburb northwest of Chicago. In five years Lewis rose from a welfare recipient lo the owner of the company which is expected to gross $4.5 million this year. (AP Wircphoto) Italy says U.S. ruined economy ROME (UPI) -- Italy's terror" for fear of U.S. import by large regional election Communist party accused the restrictions, he said. g ains, were given a role in the United Slates today of upsetting Simon, in two days of talks government after 29 years in the world economy by first with Italian leaders, called for the opposition, piling up balance of trade a concerted effort by Premier deficits and then boosting Aldo Mora's minority Christian exports. Democratic government lo Eugenio Peggio, the party's solve Italy's balance of pay- top economic expert, told a ments problem, control infla- news conference that Treasury lion, attract foreign investment Secretary William E. Simon, and boost exports. If that is not who ended a Rome visit done first, he said, efforts lo Wednesday, had no right to support the lira on international dictate how Italy should handle money markets would amount its economic woes. lo "throwing money down the "If the United States really drain." wanted to help, not only Italy Simon repeated President but all countries in trouble, it Ford's warning that the United ought to stop upsetting the States would have to "reas- worldeconomy/'Peggiosaid. ,sess" its relations wilh Italy if "First the United States piled the Communists, the country's up fearful balance of trade second largest party^nd helped deficits and flooded the world with paper dollars to pay for them, then it reversed its policy. It has repeatedly been said by top international economic authorities that countries which pile up huge imbalances, whether active or passive, cause grave disorders in world trade." Peggio said the United States piled up an active balance of J12 billion in 1975 through "protectionism and the boosting of exports." "Italian shoe manufacturers are going through days of WORLD RELIEF RICHMOND, VA.(UPI) Southern Baptists gave more than $1.2 million for world relief during the first eight months of 1975, according to the Southern Baptist Convention's Foreign Mission Board. At its September meeting, the Board missionary to Spain and allocated some $99,000 in response to flood damage in Brazil and $85,000 for refugee work in Angola, Thailand, Portugal and Ft. Chaffee, Ark., site of one of the Vietnamese refugee camps in the United Close-Out on Kid's Cowboy Dnnto DOOIS M95 Infant sizes " SO 95 Children's sizes 0 SALZMAN'S 911 ath Ave. Henry Block has 17 reasons why you should come to us for income tax help. ^tfk ^ P ^ I }*.*! ·c£ *^^r I iA i^l^i JBifiluatln^ A · · F V" PPpv *«i. mtif. . M Reason 2. At H R Block our price is based on the complexity of your return. 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