The Orlando Sentinel from Orlando, Florida on October 4, 1979 · 81
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The Orlando Sentinel from Orlando, Florida · 81

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Thursday, October 4, 1979
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T o Sentinel 6tar. Thurtday, October 4.1 979 S-A Pact with Jordan proposed by Rabin TEL AVIV, Israel - Former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin de-parted from the policy of hit oppo-sition Labor Party today and pro. posed establishing an Israell-Jorda-nian trusteeship over the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. He said the plan ii an outgrowth of a similar proposal made by the United States in 1977. Israel reject-ed the American idea because it was tied to an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank and Gaza, he said. Rabin's remarks at a meeting With foreign reporters indicated he relied heavily on agreement from King Hussein of Jordan to negotiate with Israel on the future of the occupied teritories. Hussein relln-quished responsibility for the Pal-estinians in 1974. The former prime minister, whose resignation in April 1977 led to the election that brought Mena-them Begin to power, laid he thought the Labor Party would adopt the trusteeship proposal if it returned to rule. Rabin said trusteeship would be an alternative to Palestinian self-government in the West Bank and Gaza, a plan being negotiated by Egypt, Israel and the United States. It will go into effect in May for five, years. , "What I propose Is some sort of trusteeship between Israel and Jordan over the West Bank and Gaza Strip," Rabin said. "I believe this is the only way to bring Jordan Into the picture." Hussein has refused to join the negotiations about autonomy for the Palestinians. He has condemned both the Camp David 'peace accords and the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty. The trusteeship proposal is a departure from Labor Party policy on the West Bank. The Labor government had argued for "territorial compromise" an Israeli pullback from densely populated areas of the West Bank while maintaining Israeli control over the region. r 7""'-"7"- J? - ( . r ' 'y Z Ellen Miler sits and cries in wreckage of home destroyed 'Monster1 tornado WINDSOR LOCKS. Conn. A freak tornado described as "a big monster" killed one person, left more than 100 hospitalized and caused damage estimated at more than $100 million as it churned through north-central Connecticut. The Wednesday afternoon twister, which accompanied a storm with vicious 86 mph winds, destroyed a collection of rare airplanes and blew away homes and businesses through parts of Windsor and Windsor Locks. "They wandered around saying, 'Gee, my house just blew away,' " the Rev. James Silver said of the survivors of the brutal storm. Silver's Congregational Church in Po-quonock lost its roof and steeple to the winds, rare in New England. Gov. Ella Grasso, who lives in Windsor Locks, declared an 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew in the stricken area to prevent looting and vandalism. She dispatched 200 National Guardsmen to enforce the curfew and patrol the area, a swath about 3 miles long and up to 1 mile wide. Mrs. Grasso, whose home was not CHARGE ITI Your own SHOP ALL COLONIAL PLAZAORLANDO HWY30S.BUM8V694-11H is i i t Xltt yj v',v (ZZ ..-Li , damaged, said an application for federal disaster aid was being drawn up. Bradley International, the state's major airport, was closed today, its regular and backup electrical power knocked out and the airfield strewn with the splintered wreckage of helicopters and airplanes. "It looks like it's been bombed," said state Transportation Commissioner Arthur Powers. Rescue efforts after the storm were hindered because most of the Connecticut National Guard's helicopter fleet was destroyed. The few available helicopters were flown in from other parts of the state to airlift the most seriously injured to hospitals while roads remained blocked by debris. The funnel cloud unexpected by weather forecasters destroyed the airport's Bradley Air Museum and its collection of rare and antique military aircraft. There was no immediate count of the number left homeless by the twister. Authorities planned to search again today to determine if any victims were trapped beneath , the rubble of the scores of homes urn n' wik.A A tmii J JM credit account, American Express, Diners Club. JM STORES SUNDAY 12:30 TO 5:30. DAILY 10 A.M. TO ALTAMONTE N434 E. Of M n Jk. " - - Ak'.. 1 HHISjaJHMIlM Stofotfe i T IT I II ssssasMsibf by a tornado Wednesday in Windsor Locks, Conn. kills 1, hurts 100 and businesses crumpled by the surge of wind. Killed when flying lumber bashed ' into his pickup truck was William Kowalsky, 24, of Manchester, authorities reported. Officials reported 118 persons hospitalized. Ten, including a 10-month-old baby, were in critical condition. About 180 other persons were given treatment at makeshift first-aid stations or released after hospital treatment, according to Dr. Douglas Lloyd, the state public health commissioner. Raymond LaMontt, 58, of Hartford, was driving when the storm swooped down. The twister propelled a large sign, then an airplane into his car, crushing it. "It was like a science fiction movie a big monster coming at you like there was something outside the windows," said LaMontt, who was hospitalized in good condition. At a restaurant in Windsor Locks, two visitors from the tornado-prone Midwest realized what was about to happen. "We were in there eating and it started to get black," recalled Rog MALL JM 4444 MERRITT SQUAREMERRITT ISLAND E. MERUIT ISLAND CAUSEWAY 452 2 100 - . tt- mm-- - I AMOCUIM P'M er Barker of Toledo, Ohio. "We tried to tell this guy behind us that a tornado was coming. He said tornadoes don't happen up here in New England. Windows started breaking and we hit the deck. I said to him, 'Well, you've got one now.' " The National Weather Service at-the airport had issued no tornado watch advisory when a wave of thunderstorms moved into the state. When the twister struck just before 3 p.m., forecasters reported 86 mph winds and issued a severe thunderstorm warning. Because the twister struck so close to the NWS office, radar was unable to detect it, said Roland Lara, meteorologist in charge. "I don't think it dawned on me at the time what was happening," said Judy Scott, who herded her children into the cellar while the storm raged. "The house shifted, the garage is at a 45-degree angle, part of the bedroom is on top of a car and the other part in a neighbor's yard. There are trees where the bedroom was. "We're lucky we aren't dead." special! 14.99 woven plaid tops to go over big this fall Top off the new season with JM's versatile tunic dressing, great to wear alone for smashing simplicity, or layered for a sporty look. Choose large or small plaids featuring fluid shirred shouldering, roll-tab sleeves, piqued neat collaring. Easy-care polycotton blend in a bevy of updated, assorted colors. To gather in sizes S,M,L Patio Sportswear, at all jm stores Sorry, no mail or phone orders jordani Jmarsn M A UNIT OF ALLIED We welcome them all! 9 P.M. Navy put secrets in trash MANILA, Philippines The' Navy admitted today that "some; classified material was inadvertent" ly" put out with the trash at the Su-blc Bay Nival Base In the Philippines. Lt. Cmdr. Michael T. Sherman, spokesman at the base 50 miles" northwest of Manila, acknowledged the security breach but said Navy investigators reported all the mate rial was recovered through "an ongoing security program." Navy sources, who asked not to be identified, said an extensive investigation was under way to determine how several bags of secret and confidential material ended up in trash on two occasions last week , at the Cubi Point Naval Air Station, part of the Subic Bay complex. The sources quoted one chief petty officer as telling his his men that unauthorized disclosure of the in-' formation In the messages could "compromise the Navy's plans in the Pacific region" for the next, eight months. i Sailors and petty officers working at the message center axe being questioned about the mishandled messages, the informants said, adding, officers have asked the men to voluntarily take lie-detector tests and several have. At least one bag of secret material was found outside the base message center by a sailor who was not cleared to handle such messages, a' source said. "That's one compromise right there," he said. The next day, five plastic bags stuffed with smaller "burn bags" were discovered inside a trash container at the message center's classified material destruction site, the sources said. Messages usually are shredded at the site, but the shredder was reported inoperable and the messages should have been burned, they said. The informants said some of the messages that ended up in the trash had been stamped with the designation "NOFORN," which means only American citizens are authorized to read them. Among those with .access to the trash containers are Filipino workers who remove the office trash. STORES 1

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