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4 (jalesburg Register -Mail GALESBURG, ILL., MON., JULY 2, 1973" SEC. 2 PAbE it i-j-i 1 V Far SANTIAGO, Chile President Salvador (UPI) —.commander Allende's government warned Sunday that Chile is near its first civil war would in 81 years seek the and said it of approval to take parliament today emergency steps to deal with the crisis. But the opposition National and Christian Deiwcrat parties said they would not grant declare they Allende's request to martial law for 90 days. The two majority in parties hold a the Chamber of Deputies, which meets in emergency session later today to consider Allende's request. The self-described Marxist president sought the emergency powers in the wake of an unsuccessful revolt Friday by a military unit. The government said 22 persons were shot dead with at least another 40 wounded in fighting near the presidential palace. ''The situation Is the worst in Chile since the civil war of 1891/' said Anibal Palma, the government secretary general, referring to a conflict that resulted in rebels ousting President Jose Manuel Balmaceda, who committed suicide in the Argentine embassy. Each citizen should understand that the nation is on the verge of a new civil war, which the government is desperately trying to avoid," Palma said. He said emergency action suspending constitutional guarantees was required to permit Allende "to operate swiftly...to suffocate further conspiracies/ said in chief* Gen. Carlos Prats. Meanwhile, police the suburban home of Eeiia* dor's ambassador, where the president and four officials of the militant rightwing Fatherland and Liberty Organization have sought political asylum. The government said the group took part in the revolt. Fatherland and Liberty was formed soon after Allende's inauguration in November 1970. Allende, in a speech from the bullet-riddled balcony of the presidential palace, denounced the organization's leaders Friday night as "fascists, cowards and traitors." Sniper Kills British Soldier Ira q i Murder Minister BEIRUT (UPI) — The Iraqi and religious chants, Said defense minister was shot dead Chehab, 51, would be buried in and another cabinet minister Baghdad with full military wounded Sunday in what the honors today. said Iraq government assassinations planned own security chief. were by The government statement oft its | the murders said Ra2zar Arab observers said invited Chehab, Gheidan the I other officials to and a banquet murders apparently were part Saturday. During the banquet, of a plot to overthrow the statement said, plotters President Ahmed Hassan Al- arrested the officials. Bakr, 59, who returned home Saturday from a week's visit to Bulgaria and Poland. Fled Toward Border When A statement by Iraq's ruling Baathists said plotters led by Director of Public Security Nazem Kazzar Baghdad authorities heard of the plot, the statement said, Kazzar fled towards the were for the Defense Hammad prisoners occurred. Iranian border, 100 miles east ( of the Iraqi capital, with his headingj pr j soncrSt Troops followed, the Iranian border with statement said, and Minister Lt. Gcn.j m j nutGS before Chehab and other-Kazzar when the they only arrested , and his reputed murdersjfederatcs, Chehab was Two Rivals con- shot dead and Gheidan was "slightly wounded.'* Bradley Takes Oath of Office Arab commentators warned "The traitors will go on trial that the statement could cause and will receive the punishment further deterioration betweervthey deserve," the official and Iran, the two mainjstatement said, the oil-rich Persian Iraq rivals in Gulf. Los Angles In the same shooting incident, the Iraq statement said. Interior Minister Lt. Gen. Saadounlof them. The alleged coup attempt was one of several since Baathist socialists seized power in mid- 1968. Al-Bakr has survived all U11 Birthday Angeles. Former Chief Justice of the United States, Barl on the City Hall steps. Mrs. Bradley looks on during the Sun- Gheidan " Warren, gives the oath, Bradley, the first black mayor of Los d»v mremnnv. tTNlFAX 1 t u,~ 39 spokesmen Opposition such action was unnecessary since the armed forces already control Santiago, the only area involved in the rebellion. Allende the military in Santiago gave sweeping powers when he declared the province zone last what the an emergency Wednesday after government called an attempted assassination of the army's ABOVE ALL BELFAST (UPI) — A sniper shot and killed a British soldier Sunday only a few hours after his pregnant wife telephoned him to wish him a happy 25th birthday. Authorities said the murder of Pvt. Reginald B. Roberts, the 840th victim of political and religious strife in Northern Ireland, supported reports by Irish Republican Army (IRA) extremists that they are determined to pursue a policy of violence. IRA sources said its extrem- Provisional wing would and UNIFAX and two lieutenants killed. radley 9 \egms New -aghdad a program radio, interrupting of Moslem prayer In late 1971, Iraq severed diplomatic relations with Iran after Iran occupied three small gulf islands. LIKE ist continue its wing shooting bombing despite the possibility that Roman Catholics will share as a Irish power with Protestants result of the Northern assembly elections last WHITE ROOFING week. An army spokesman said that at the time of his death, Roberts' wife was in premature labor with their first child. Doctors said Mrs. Roberts, 22, was hospitalized because of labor pains but that the baby was not expected until the end of August. They said Mrs. Roberts was placed under sedation after authorities informed her of her husband's death. LOS ANGELES (UPI) Tom Bradley, son of a Texas sharecropper, took the oath Sunday that made him mayor of the nation's third largest city, and with it, one of the Democratic elected blacks. Bradley was sworn in on the steps of the .city hall, before a cheering crowd of admirers, by Earl Warren, former chief States and party's ranking justice of the Un governor of California. Hie 82- year-olti Warren broke years of Dollar private life to make the appearance. Political analysts began referring to Bradley in context with Sen. Edward Brooke, D- Mass., as an elected black leader, and with politically mayors, such as the Pete Wilson of in im; Republicans' San Dieso and Democrat Joseph Alioto of San PVancisco. The crowd of about 3,600 at the inauguration included Sen. Alan Cranston, D-Oalif., five congressmen, 11 state legislators, farmer presidential can- Melting didate Eugene McCarthy, Manhattan borough President Percy Sutton and Illinois state Sen. Cecil Partee. The inauguration crowd appeared to be more than half black, reporters estimated. But it included a group of about 40 brown-shirtcd members of the MILLIONAIRE $100! Party, Power' and In Money Market BONN (UPI) - The U.S. iollar dropped to record lows in two major money centers today and fell broadly on other European markets in reaction to last week's upward revaluation of the German mark. Gold also opened lower. '"The dollar is though wave, dealer. melting; as we were in a heat said a Dutch money The comment also trends in to early applied Frankfurt, Zurich, Rome, Brussels and Scandinavian markets. The U.S. currency opened in Frankfurt at a record low exchange rate of 2.4125 marks, nearly a full percentage point under Friday's close of 2.4350. Dealers described trading as "hectic" and the first real test of trends following Friday's slow trading. The dollar also hit a new low at opening in Amsterdam, trading at 2,6125 Dutch guilders as compared with Friday's close of 2.6285. The U.S. currency also fell below Friday's close in Brussels at 36.40 Belgian francs, in Stockholpi at 4.04 kronor, in Zurich at 2.905 Swiss francs and in Rome at 596 lire on the financial half of the two-tiered market. American Nazi chanted "White carried pla/cards with anti-black slogans. There was no violence. Heard Nazis friadley said Jater he heard : he ignored them as Jie cave his •hi gave speech, pledlgi activist mayor. He linked his theme to Tomorrow'—to the gate scandal inauguration to be ACTUAL RETURN MATURITY 5%°/« CERTIFICATE DEPOSIT ded quarterly. Automatically renewable. "Turn Water- F f 4 Member Improved Slightly The dollar improved slightly in Paris; opening at 4-1525 francs, median for the finan dollar used by tourists and speculators. It also rose a fraction in London at $2J per pound opening price against Friday's close of $2.5820. Gold dropped 25 cents at the morning fixing on the London i bullion market to $123 an ounce. It held steady with Friday's closing price in Zurich at $123.25 median. The Italian showing represented a new area of erosion for the, U.S. currency, had been holding steady aj the weak lire while losing sizeable ground everywj else. Today'a Home opening quotation showed a 21 pel drop for the dollar over the last business day Thursday. Under the terms of Ger- Summer Flares PLAINS and FANCIES All Styles In A Whole Bunch of Hot Colors. Reg $18.00 many's 5,5 per cent upward revaluation of the mark, the dollar supposedly should have been an unaffected bystander. West Germany repegged its currency formally only against those of seven of its European trading allies. 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