The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on July 28, 1980 · Page 1
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Nixon will attend funeral Shah's death changes nothing: Iran (Related story, Page 2) CAIRO, Egypt (UPI) - The former shah of Iran, who died in exile as a hounded, deposed monarch wasted by cancer, will be buried Tuesday with "full honors" in a mosque housing the remains of modern Egyptian kings. Iranian militants said his death will not affect the fate of the American hostages. Not a single world leader, except for Egyptian President Anwar Sadat who granted the shah refuge, will attend the funeral of the former arbiter of the vast oil wealth that made rulers vie for the good will of Iran's "King of Kings." "The bloodsucker of the century baa died at last," Tehran radio said Sunday, and reports from Iran said Iranians danced in the streets of the capital and turned on their headlights to celebrate. A spokesman for President Abolhas- san Bani-Sadr said the death of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, 60, "changes nothing" on the fate of the 52 American hostages, held for 268 days by militant captors who for nine months have demanded the shah's return as a condition for the Americans' release. The militants holding the hostages said the death of the ousted leader will To Today is Monday, July 28, the 210th day of 1980 with 156 to follow. Mrs. John F. Kennedy, widow of the assassinated 35th American president (also the widow of Aristotle Onassis), was born July 28, 1929. Singer-actor Rudy Valle was born on the same date in 1901. Also on this day in history: In 1854, the first party of the New England Emigrant Aid Company arrived in Kansas City from Boston. In 1914, Austria declared war on Serbia, marking the start of World War I. In 1945, the United States Senate ratified the United Nations' charter by a vote of 89-2. Also in 1945, an Army B-25 bomber lost in the fog crashed into the side of the Empire State Building in New York City, killing 13 people. In 1973, American astronauts Jack Lousma, Owen Garriott and Alan Bean blasted into space and linked up with the orbiting Skylab station. Thought for the day Greek philosopher Aesop said, "Little friends may prove great friends." Inside SHAH's death removes one of the Ayatollah Khomeini's chief fears — a U.S. coup to return him to power in Iran. Page 2. "LET's not get sidetracked with political rhetoric and clever advertising as we sort out the facts about which candidate should represent us in Congress." Letter to Editor, Page 4. FORMER Falun school could become an apartment building. Page 9. LARRY Gura blanks the Yankees as the Royals win, 8-0. Page 10. SALINAN Steve Brown wins the Salina Country Club's Men's Invitational Golf Tournament. Page 10. Area News 9 Comics 13 Courts 7 Crossword 9 Deaths 7 Dr. Donohue....9 Fam. Circus....9 Hospitals.... 7 Weather Local 7, 8 Markets 7 Opinion 4 Sports 10,11 TV-Films 14 Want-Ads...lM3 Weather 7 Women 6 Generally clear, through Tuesday with hot days and warm nights. Highs 95 to 105. Lows tonight mid-60s to low 70s. make no difference to their status and accused the United States of killing the shah, French radio reported. The radio, in an interview in Tehran Sunday with a spokesman for the militants, quoted him as saying "Our position on the hostages has not changed with the death of the shah. " 'We demand... his wealth' "We do not want his body," said the spokesman, identified as Moussvi Khoeny. "We demand the restitution of his wealth." But in Paris where he lives in exile, the shah's last prime minister, Shahpour Bakhtiar, said the ex-monarch's death could "facilitate" the release of the American captives. The only White House comment came from President Carter's press secretary Jody Powell, who said: "I think it is almost impossible to to predict what the effect will be, if any, on the fate of the Americans." Wasted by cancer and at least five operations in 18 months of exile in five nations, the shah died Sunday of heart failure and internal bleeding, with his last words, according to Egyptian medical sources, pleading: "Please agree on a (treatment) program as quickly as possible and let me know." An official report released Monday by the doctors who attended Pahlavi confirmed the immediate cause of Freed hostage warns against 'false hopes' for end to crisis TOAST FRIENDSHIP - The former Shah of Iran, right, and President Carter toasted death was "a circulatory shock" that stopped his heart. The report, transmitted by the state- run Middle East News Agency and signed by three French and seven Egyptian doctors, attributed the complications leading to the ex-shah's demise to his chronic lymph cancer. Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, who granted the former occupant of the Peacock Throne refuge in March (See SHAH, Page 2) UH Photo friendship between the two nations in this December, 1978 photo. Dear Sal "My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:/ Look on my works, ye Mighty, . and despair!"/ Nothing beside remains. Round the decay/ Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare/ The lone and level sands stretch far away. I'll bet Percy Shelly never knew he was writing the shah's epitaph. Yours, Ina By United Press International Some of the families of the 52 Americans still held hostage in Iran say they think the death of the shah gives the Iranian militants the perfect excuse for releasing their captives without losing face. However, the families said Sunday, they are cautious about hoping that the death of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi in Cairo would speed the release of their loved ones, held captive since the U.S. Embassy in Tehran was seized Nov. 4. "I'd like to think the Iranian people and militants can get out of this now without losing face," said Judy Ehlenbeck of St. Louis, sister of Marine Sgt. Rodney Sickmann. "Their cause is dead. I know they're anxious to resolve this mess. I hope they'll take advantage of this and let the hostages go." Richard Queen, a State Department employee who recently was released by the militants because of poor health, expressed hope for a breakthrough but not much optimism. "I hope it's an opening ... but I don'.t want to raise false hopes," he said. "In the beginning they (militants) kept saying it was the shah, the shah. As soon as the United States would release "Don't just stand there. We have to come up with another excuse for holding the hostages." the shah, they said we could go home. About March or April his name was heard less and less, and pretty soon we heard not a thing about the shah." "I'd like to be able to say, 'Yeah, it's going to make a difference,' but deep down, I don't think it does," said Richard Hermening of Cudahy, Wis., father of Marine Sgt. Kevin Hermening. "They've settled in their minds that their parliament will settle this. I'd like to be proven wrong." 20 CENTS The SALINA Salina Journal 109th YEAR No. 210 SALINA, KANSAS, MONDAY, JULY 28,1980 22 Pages Jackson's dark horse tethered to 'dump Carter' bandwagon? NOW THAT'S A REAL FRIEND! — Chris Morris (left) gives his buddy, Larry Brown, a fast tow on a JOWfflOt rnQVO ky JQff •TlfV0VIVI skateboard. Chris is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Morris, 1203 Flint, and Larry is the son of Gary Brown, 1933 Page. By United Press International Sen. Henry Jackson said Monday he has not authorized any Jackson for President commitee, but the Washington State Democrat again endorsed the idea of an open convention next month that could dump President Carter as the party's standard bearer. "I favor an open convention because I believe it will strengthen the Democratic Party and enhance our nominee's chances for success this November," Jackson said in a statement from his Capitol Hill office. "Personally, I have not given my consent to anyone to form a committee on my behalf," he said. A Philadelphia businessman and long-time Jackson supporter Sunday announced he would form a group to boost Jackson as a compromise candidate for divided Democrats. Jackson, 68, is one of four men frequently mentioned by disgruntled Democrats as an alternative to Carter and Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass. The others are Vice President Walter Mondale, Secretary of State Edmund Muskie and Rep. Morris Udall, D-Ariz. Carter has already locked up more than enough delegates to win the nomi- Serf. Henry Jackson nation at the Aug. 11-14 convention in New York. But Kennedy supporters have been pushing for a rules change which would allow Carter delegates to switch their votes to Kennedy. Jackson called for an open convention Sunday during an appearance in Milwaukee, Wis., and told reporters, "We have had enough problems without Billy Carter" — a reference to the Senate investigation of the president's brother's ties to Libya. Rep. Michael Barnes, the Maryland congressman leading the "open convention" drive, said on NBC's "Meet the Press," "It's extraordinarily unlikely an open convention would result in the nomination of Senator Kennedy." Barnes said the party faces "potential disaster" in the November election if the convention nominates Carter. Carl in opposes open convention TOPEKA, Kan. (UPI) - Democratic Gov. John Carlin would oppose a drive to throw open the Democratic National Convention and free delegate pledges, the governor's press secretary said Monday. Carlin, a Carter supporter, will head the 37-member Kansas delegation at the national convention in New York next month. Kansas' presidential primary committed 23 of those delegates to vote for President Carter and 14 for Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy. However, a group of Democratic congressman is pushing to open the convention, allowing delegates to forget their candidate commitments and vote for whichever candidate they desire. "The governor supports an open Democratic process, but his estimation would be that it would be contrary to the open Democratic process if the primary system were just ignored," said Carlln's press secretary, Bill Hoch. "He (Carlin) believes in that and thinks you don't change the rules in the middle of the ballgame. I think he would feel that way regardless of the nominee." 'Neighbors. . . 'Be willing to love, but don't duck issues' By KAY BBRENSON Antique flowered china plates hang on one wall of Sydnie Lovelady's living room in a subsidized retirement complex at 623 Johnstown. Plates decorated with pictures of the Methodist churches her late husband served are on another wall. Shelves filled with Bibles, religious books and antique glass fill a corner. In another corner, Mrs. Lovelady rocks gently in her doily-covered chair. She is upset with the political news of the day. "I'm a registered Republican, but I don't think I can vote Republican when they turn down ERA." Opponents of the Equal Rights Amendment find Mrs. Lovelady, 75, an unlikely foe. She is a born- again Christian, a 1931 graduate of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and the widow of a Methodist minister who served many small-town churches in Southwest Kansas. "I think supporting ERA is a Christian attitude," she says. And she has supported it for many years. As state legislative chairman for the Kansas Business and Professional Women's Club, she helped organize the lobbying efforts which resulted in the Kansas Legislature ratifying the amendment. (EDITOR'S NOTE: The Journal welcomes suggestions on possible subjects for the continuing Neighbors series. If you know of someone who makes contributions to hia or her community, holds an unusual job or just has a good story to tell, send their name and address, along with your name and address and the reason for your recommendation, to Neighbors, The Salina Journal, P.O. Box 779, Salina, Kansas, 67401.) She thinks government needs more women. "I wouldn't want to be a senator, but I think we ought to have women there. I think we'd have better government if we had more women. Now that's prejudice," she says. "I think women are not quite as apt to be dishonest and underhanded in politics. They have not had the training." Mrs. Lovelady has a philosophy of life which she says has made her life happy: "If you want to be loved, you need to love. If you want to be served, you need to be of service. If you want to have friends, you need to be one." But, she adds, the philosophy doesn't mean you never tackle issues. "I take stands on things," she says. "I was a little ahead of my time in some ways." During her college days at Friends University, she played the lead in a 1924 production of "R.U.R.," a then controversial play about robots revolting against their masters in a future society. "The play was way ahead of its tune," she says. "At that time the idea of robots was a little on the weird side." After leaving Friends, Mrs. Lovelady went to work as a toy buyer for a Wichita bookstore. She met and married her husband, Burton, and both became active in the Methodist Church. Call to ministry After several years as an estimator for a sash and door company, Lovelady was called to the ministry. The couple decided to go to Chicago and attend Moody Bible Institute together. In 1929 it was unusual for a wife to do that, but Mrs. Lovelady had been touring the state as an evangelistic singer for several years. Besides, she says, "I hadn't been out of school very long and I wanted to go back to school, too." times were hard during the years at Moody. Mrs. Lovelady recalls long breadlines at Chi(See LOVELADY, Page 2) Sydnie Lovelady

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