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4 L ' L Home Paptf Communltiei ^ • • Fair Tonight Low ill Mid 40g Miid, Cloddy diiiidiy High tm a .4 B#ff«r f^mhpttptt VOLUME LXXXII GALESBURG, ILL. 61401 SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 1973 PRICE TEN CENTS Clunk Shoes Clohhered LONDON rage these Those modish platform shoes cause bUitions can make normal childbirth impossible, a Britfph chiropodist said today. George Lewis, chairman of the education committee of the Institute of Chiropodists, said in a newspaper inter- View he will sound the warning at the institute's annual meeting in Blackpool Sunday. He said the way girls have to walk when wearing high wedge shoes can displace the pelvis and make it painful and in some cases impossible for them to have children. "These are extreme effects, I know," Lewis said. "But girls walk in a peculiar way when they wear these monstrosities, lliey bend their knees and the pelvis and abdomen are thrust forward. This is unnatural and can seriously alfect a girl's health. Apart from this, the shoes cause discomfort and distort the foot bone^ of young girls," he said. The British Federation of Footwear Manufacturers scoffed at the wiaming. "Chiropodists are alarmists," a federation spokesman said. "No matter what fashion is brought out, they don't like it. . ., "Regarding very young people, under 16, it is probably true that they should not wear extreme shoe fashions. But this is up to their parents." Where to Find 2 SECTIONS Abingdon ^ 17 Amnsement 5 Basbnell 18 Churches VJ aassified Ada 174l-l>-2a-21 Comlc8 >Radio 15 Editorial ..1 4 Galva 12 22 PAGES Hospital Notes ....... 11 Knoxville 17 Markets 22 8 Monmon Obituary 11 Sports 13-14 Weather — 2 Women In The News . 3 Second Killed in Fighting At 1 V Knee - t r4 PINE RIDGE The "second battle of Wounded Knee" bas left one Qglala Sioux "warrior" dei^! and anottler man wounded. T" , Lawrence Laniont, Slrra Pine Ridge Reservation Sioux, was killed in bursts of. gunfire Friday between federal forces and Indians holding Wounded Knee. A second man was wounded, the Indians said. Lament became the second person to die smce Indians took over the historic hamlet 60 days ago. One Wounded Knee occupier, Frank Clearwater, was shot in the head on April 17 and died Tuesday. Shortly after Lament's body was removed from the village, a government spokesman said he had heard reports of Indian plans that would risk new outbreaks. Stanley Lyman, Pine Ridge superintendent of the Qureau of Indian Affairs, said he was **very concerned about the possibility" that Wounded Knee occupiers will attempt to bury Clearwater in the village despite knowledge that Oglala Sioux chieftains will oppose the burial. Richard Wilson, president of the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council, has said that Clearwater was r L an Apache and cannot be buried at Wounded Knee. Tboipas Oxendine,. BIA. communications director, said the steady firing started Thursday night and ended at 2:40 p.m. MST Friday when the Indians sent word by radio they wanted a cease-fire because 'Hhey had one dead and one wounded warrior. Oxendine said Lamont had strong ties to ''establishment*' Indians of the reservation who have been bitterly opposed to the occupation of Wounded Knee by other Indians, now in its 61st day. J^amont was the son of Agnes Lamont, a BIA employe and a teacher's aide, Oxendine said, and the brother of Lloyd "Toby" Eagle Bull, secretary of the Oglala Tribal Council. A spokesman for the Wounded Knee occupiers called the UPI New York office and said the firing was started by **Dick Wilson'^ goon squad" and that Lament's family has decided Lamont will be buried at Wounded Knee. Vie tnam Swaps Civilian POWs changed for 63 SAIGON (UPI) - South Vietnam and the Provisional RevoUitionary government (Viet Cong) began releasing each other's civilian prisoners today, the Saigon command said. It was the final day of the 90- day period for releasing civilian prisoners under terms of the Paris cease-fire agreement. A South Vietnamese command spokesman said that by late this afternoon, 100 Communist civilians had been ex- South Vietnamese civilians, including three women, at Loc Ninh, a Communist-held district capital 73 miles north of Saigon. Roughly half the Communists held prisoner were women. The prisoners released to the South Vietnamese government were lodged in camps and hospitals at Bien Hoa, 14 miles northeast of Saigon. Informed sources said they would be interrogated there before being allowed to return to their homes. All toW, the South Vietnamese government is scheduled to release 750 civilians and the Viet Cong 637 prisoners in the first phase of civilian releases and the only phase agreed on thus far. The release originally had been scheduled for Friday. It was delayed by disagreement between the Viet Cong and the international truce team over safety measures for truce team helicopters. That disagreement apparently had been resolved by today, although details were not unmediately available. The total of 1,387 prisoners scheduled for release is far fewer than the number each side claims the other holds. The Viet Cong says the Saigon government holds 200,000 political prisoners and Saigon says the Communists hold 67,000. In more post-truce fightmg, the Saigon conmiand said 25 Communist troops and four South Vietnamese soldiers were killed Friday in a battle between Hong Ngu, 85 miles v/est of Saigon, and the Cambodian frontier. Twenty- five government soldiers were reported wounded. CAMP DAVID, Md. (UPI) With Watergate problems mul* tiplying, President Nixoii secluded himself at his mountaintop retreat today after canceling scheduled talks on the nation's economy. Nixon left Washington late Friday by helicopter after returning from an aerial tour of the flood-stricken Mississippi River Valley and a dedication ceremony in Meridian, Miss. The White House said he was alone except for customary personal service aides. With the Watergate scandal taking priority over all other problems facing him, Nixon scrubbed a White House morning meeting with top level advisers on inflation and other w , economic matters. Deputy White House Press Secretary Gerald Warren said Nixon would probably be in touch by telephone today with Treasury Secretary George P. Shultz and other economic aides but that it was unlikely any major actions or statements would be made public until the {'resident returned to the capital He was expected to remain at Camp David at least through Sunday. There were no definite clues as to how Nixon would react to the increasing indications of high-level White House involvement in the political espionage and sabotage during last year's presidential campaign. Despite reports that he was about to toss overboard key aides such as H. R. Haldeman, his chief of staff, and John D. Ehrlichman, his chief domestic adviser, Nixon invited both key assistants along with him on his Mississippi trip Friday. He seemed to be expressing his public support for the two aides, despite disclosures that they may have been involved in the coverup of the Watergate case. Most of his top Republican supporters already have made it clear through public statements that they want Nixon to drop key staffers such as Haldeman and Ehrlichman. With two resignations since Thursday Jeb Stuart Ma gruder, former deputy director of the Committee to Re-elect r the President, and acting FBI Director L. Patrick Gray—most observers were waiting for more to come. No matter who was involved in the matter (Watergate), there will be no sparhig of anybody," Nixon said as he asked William D. Ruckelshaus, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, to temporarily take over as actuig FBI director. p • WASHINGTON (UPI) - L, Patrick Gray III resigned Friday as acting head of the FBI. He will face grand jury questioning on reports he destroyed politically explosive files from the White House safe of a key Watergate figure. Two and a half hours after Gray's resignation. President Nixon named William D. Ruckelshaus, a former Justice Department division chief and now head of the Envuronmental Protection Agency, to take over temporary conunand of the FBI. Counsel John W. Dean III in the presence of White House domestic adviser John EhrUch- man, both under investigation in the Watergate scandal. According to news accounts, the documents came from the White House safe of Hunt, a $100-a-day White House consultant who pleaded guilty in the Watergate case. They reportedly included fake State Department telegrams fabricated by Hunt to implicate President John F. Kennedy in the assassination of South Viet- President It was the administration resignation in the deepening Watergate scandal, amid signs more were to come. Jeb Stuart Magruder, former deputy Nixon campaign director, resigned Friday as an assistant secretary in the Commerce Department. An unexpected turn in the namese Fresident Ngo Dinh second Nixon! ^^^^ ^^^t ^ dossier on the Chappaquiddick automobile accident .of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. Gray referred to these William Rnckelsliant reports in his resignation. A Matter of Public Record "Serious allegations concern- Am^m^^ ¥ O^AII ing certain acts of my own /mininU'JLict 11(711 duruig the ongoing Watergate Watergate case popped up ^st'ption are now a m^^^^ « |. J 1^^^ rs ^af^T' V - '0 Cars Explode Daniel EUsberg is on trial for that his resignation was re- papers public. «l"»red to preserve m both - 171^^ ^'^^ ^ jr image and fact the reputation, f amilieS F ICC t 4 9 making the Judge W. Matt Byrne revealed a Justice Department the integrity and the effective- E of the FBI." memorandum indicating Hunt Jr. and G. '*I depart from the FBI with Don^t Forget Confronted by a clock to remind persons that stead of moving hands ahead, Inda became Daylight Saving Time starts Sunday at 2 - confused and turned the hands back. Clocks a.m., Inda, the Chicago Lincoln Park Zoo's for people, however, will be moved ahead Indian elephant, forgot its assignment. In- one hour. UNIFAX Howard Gordon Liddy, both convicted a clear conscience," Gray said. Watergate conspirators, burgla- Ruckelshaus. 40 a native of rized the offices of Ellsberg*s Indiana w^o ran unsuccessfully psychiatrist to get Ellsberg's for the Senate against Sen. psychiatric records. Birch Bayh in 1968, said in a In Washington, the General news conference he had "made Accounting Office (GAO), in- it clear" to Nixon he was only vestigating arm of Congress, taking on the FBI job on a urged Attorney General Rich- temporary, emergency basis, ard G. Kleindienst to consider **I will serve until the legal' action against Hugh W. permanent director is found Sloan Jr., former treasurer of and confirmed by the Senate," the Nixon campaign finance he said. "I don't anticipate that position wilfully submitting ... a false longer than two months." report of receipts and expen- Gray notified President Nixon ditures." of his resignation while Nixon GAO accused the finance was flying back to Washington committee of failing to use of campaign funds for flood damage. Presidential organizing rallies and taking Press Secretary Ronald L. out a newspaper ad in support Ziegler said, "It was Gray's of the President's mining of Haiphong harbor last May. Gray's resignation followed news reports that he had burned last July two envelopes of documents which had been decision. He concluded it on his ROSEVILLE, A string of boxcars loaded with ammunition and possibly bombs exploded Saturday in a series of shattering blasts, forcing families to flee their homes and sending giant mushroom-shaped clouds billowing in the air. An ambulance service reported several own. Nixon later departed for a weekend at his Camp David mountain retreat, canceling a planned Saturday meeting with given to him by White House his economic advisers. mjuries. spokesman said the injured were being taken to available hospitals. The Sacramento County coroner was called to the scene but there were no immediate reports of deaths. Police sealed off a five-mile radius area round the explosion scene, a Southern Pacific switching road. Railroad spokesmen said the depot and nearby homes had been evacuated. Authorities said no one was allowed near the scene because of the fear that some of the boxcars contained liquified gas. Mor wns PHNOM PENH (UPI) Rebel Cambodian troops seized four more towns within 10 miles of Phnom Penh today while American air strikes along the east bank of the Mekong River opposite the capital were halted abruptly. In the early morning hours, U.S. B52 bombers had pounded Communist positions southeast of Phnom Penh in one of the heaviest raids of the renewed American bombing campaign in Cambodia, military sources said. Refugees who continued streaming across the river into Phnom Penh said rebel units at Prek Thong, less than five miles east of the capital, had burned down at least 30 homes in the village. U.S. Air Force planes today flew no missions along the Mekong's east bank with the exception of a flight by an OVIO '*Bronco" armed reconnais- alrcraft which circled overhead. (Military sources in Thailand, where the American bombers are based, told UPI the strikes —which have been orderd strategic through Phnom th Penh U.S. Embassy in canceled -were because they were endangering populated areas.) Although the back its United Stales air operations qut across the Mekong from Phnjm Penh, there was no indication there would be any letup elsewhere in Cambodia or any reduction in B52 bomber raids. Most B52 missions are flown between mid-evening and dawn. Reliable military sources here reported the loss of four towns to rebel troops, including Setbo, 10 miles south of Phnom Penh on Highway 21, and Kompong Kantuot, 15 miles south of the capital. The sources said rebel forces also occupied Ang Talek and Thmat Pong, 12 and 15 miles northwest of Phnom Penh. A Cambodian Air Force fixed - wing g u n s h i p today strafed enemy positions on the Mekong's east bank, which had V been heavily pounded Friday by American jets including F4 phantoms and swing-wing Fills in day and night strikes. Cambodia units also fired artillery barrages into the area and a brief ground clash was reported this morning just outside the village of Arei Ksat, which has been infiltrated by rebel troops. No casualties were reported. Rebel troops today about 50 mortar rounds near the Cambodian Navy base on the Mekong, some landing nea a ferry crossing point where civilians were fleeing across the river to Phnom Penh. Government reinforcements sent to the area today boosted Cambodian troop strength along I the east bank of the Mekong to men, military The reinforce- nearly 1,500 said. fired sources ments landed at Svay Chhrum, three miles from Phnom Penh, field reports said. In the attacks Friday by the American Fills and F4s, which carried bombs and napalm, repeated passes were made over the Mekong river as hundreds of peiraons liined its west bank to watch the aeiial display. The jets were guided to their targets, tv/o to five miles east of the river, by dozens ol flares that also helped goveiDtment troops spot any drive by rebel soldiers to cross the riv€«r to Phnom Penh in sampans or other vessels.

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