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Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, July 10, 1973
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(jalesburg fegister-Mah GALESBURG, ILL., TUES,, JULY 10, 1973 SEC. 2 PAGE 15 General Back in SAIGON (U1>I) - Gen. Frederick C. Weyiand, who closed out America's direct participation in the Vietnam War March 27, returned today ori a fact-finding mission that could help decide the future U.S. role in Indochina. Weyand, the last commander of the U.S. Army's Miliatry Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) and currently com< mander of all Army forces in the Pacific, is scheduled to leave Thursday for Phnom Ireland Has Fiery Night Of Violence BELFAST (UPI) - Gunmen cruising in a car in the town of Belleek killed a man early today, climaxing a night of violence that included the burning of eight buses and several other vehicles in Belfast by gangs of youths. Police said a second man was seriously wounded in the Belleek shooting. The death raised the fatality toll in four years of Northern Irish strife to 844. A sergeant in the Ulster Defense Regiment (UDR) militia and a housewife received letter bombs in the mail today in the County Fermanagh town of Enniskillen, police said. But the devices failed to explode when they opened the letters. "They are very lucky indeed not to have been injured," a police spokesman said. Earlier, authorities said gangs of Irish Republican Army (IRA) youths hijacked and burned buses, cars and trucks. Because of the bus burnings, all service was halted in Belfast. Army sources said young IRA supporters previously were used mainly to create diversions to draw the attention of i security forces from the activities of IRA gunmen. Weyland Vietnam Penh and conferences with officials of the U.S. Embassy and the government of Cambodian President Lon Not. Among those on hand today to greet Weyand was Gen. John Vogt, commander of the Thai* land-based US. 7th Air Force. The Presence of Vogt, who arrived from Thailand 10 minutes ahead of Weyand, led to speculation that the issue of continued U.S. air support for Cambodia after the scheduled Aug. 15 termination of air raids into that country may be one of the major items on Weyand's list. In military activity, the Saigon command reported the third air crash in South Vietnam in three days and said it killed 10 persons, two of them lieutenant colonels. The three crashes claimed 33 lives. Asked whether he had come to' request the South Vietnamese Air Force to take over Cambodian bombing missions after Aug. 15, Weyand said, "No, I'm just here to find out what the situation is." He refused comment when asked if he thought there was a need for continued bombing in Cambodia. South Vietnamese sources said Weyand will try to probe the heavy fighting that has raged in South Vietnam since the first cease-fire Jan. 28 and particularly since the second truce of June 15. Twelve Bengal Tigers Escape From Park HEMINGFORD, Que. (UPI) — Twelve young Bengal tigers escaped Monday night from their compound at a park. Jean Pierre Ranger, an official of the Pare Safari Africain from which the prized animals escaped, said early today that nine of them had been recaptured, all within the 8(Kkicre park. Ill Peace Corps Members in Zaire Critical Crowd Some of the crowd watching the swearing in of Clarence Kelley as head of the FBI, carried signs critical of President Nixon. Nixon was at the ceremony in Kansas City and made a speech after Kelley was sworn in. The crowd was estimated at about 7,500 people. UNIFAX Bahamas Are Independent Heal Estate Today By DICK ROZYNEK, GRI Realtor NASSAU, Bahamas (UPI) The Bahamas, 700 islands bathed in sun and Gulf Stream breezes, gained independence from the British crown today and became the world's 143rd sovereign state. Three centuries as a British colony ended at one minute before midnight when a police band played "God Save the Queen" and the Union Jack descended a 45-foot flagpole for the last time. In its place, the black, gold and aquamarine flag of the new nation rose over ceremonies at the Clifford Park rugby field as the band switched to "March on Bahamaland" and fireworks exploded in a shower of brilliant colors against the night sky. Prince Charles, representing Queen Elizabeth II and wearing a white and blue navy uniform, saluted as the Union Jack was lowered at the stadium, which sits atop a grassy knoll overlooking the Atlantic. Some 7,000 Bahamians/ from uniformed school children to cabinet ministers, sat in the stadium and 50,000 more watched from vantage points outside. . The ceremony was the culmination of a "feloodless revolution" proclaimed by Lynden O. Pindling, the islands' black prime minister and leader of the majority Progres­ sive Liberal party. «fe Pindling, who was driven to the ceremony in a $42,000 Rolls Royce that he described as a gift from his followers, was seated next to Prince Charles. Neither the prince nor Pind­ ling spoke at the ceremony, which was proceeded by a folk pageant of the islands' history and the singing of an Anglican hymn, "O God Our Help in Ages Past." The United States was represented by Secretary of the Interior Rogers C. B. Morton. Also attending were actor Sidney Poitier, a native Bahamian, and comedian Flip Wilson. The ceremony ended political process begun in 1967, when Pindling's party wrested power from the predominantly white minority. In elections last fall, the Progressive Liberals won again on a platform largely based on a pledge of independence. The islands, located off Florida, were discovered by Christopher Columbus, and have a population of about 168,000, 85 per cent black. The white minority, however, wields most of the economic power here, where the year- round climate of sunshine and warm breezes is a powerful asset and serves as the base for a burgeoning tourism industry. KINSHASA, Zaire (UPI) More than 100 Peace Corps volunteers, nearing their original destination at last, rested today and wrote letters home about their detention under guard in Uganda at the orders of President Idi Amin. The 111 volunteers landed at Njili International Airport Monday after a flight from Uganda, where they were detained last Saturday because Amin said he wanted fellow African leaders to assure him the Americans were not mercenaries headed for the neighboring state of Rwanda. President Joseph Mobutu sent that assurance Monday, • clearing the way for the departure of the group. When the volunteers arrived in Kinshasa, they were greeted by U.S. Ambassador Sheldon B. Vance and his wife, who boarded the plane and gave a brief welcoming speech. Judge Closes Mass Murder Jury Selection SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (UPI) — Jury selection in the mass murder trial of former high school honor student Herbert W. Mullin will be closed to the public and news media because of the "scandalous nature" of the crime, the judge ruled Monday. Mullin, 25, Fclton, Cailif., has confessed to slaying 10 persons. Defense attorney James Jackson told newsmen the private questioning of potential jurors had elicited more "frank answers" than he had ever remembered in previous trials. "He said welcome to a friendly country, and I really don't remember the rest, we were so glad to land," Said Mary E. Campbell, 21, of Seattle, Wash., who had joined the Peace Corps only 10 days earlier. Miss Campbell said the group was taken through customs, then put aboard buses for two hotels where they were resting and writing about their adventure before moving to a Peace Corps training camp at the Zaire town of Bukavu either today or Wednesday. Miss Campbell said the group did not know at the time why Amin ordered their chartered East African Airways VC10 to return to Entebbe, where the plane had stopped to refuel. "We didn't find any of that out until we got here," she said. "They seemed to know more about it here, although there were some rumors floating around. The pilot just said he was turning backi" She said she saw only'-'six armed guards when the ..plane returned to Entebbe and said she saw none after the group was moved to a lakeside hotel. No one seemed concenied for his safety, Miss Campbell said, but "nobody was taking chances, because we just didn't know." "Wc all thought we were perfectly safe," she said. "But the people outside, wc weren't sure what they were hearing." ABOVE ALL MAKE IT WHITE'S ROOFING 342-0185 French Atomic Testing Reported House Buyer Psychology Buyers buy houses by comparison. The average buyer is no slouch. He'll shop a particular neighborhood and home- type. He'll rarely buy the first one he visits. It's too big an investment to be this nonchalant. He will then compare prices against comparative value. He'll quickly throw out any obviously overpriced homes. If the buyer likes one of these overpriced houses, he may make a counter offer at a lower price — closer to its true comparative value. But history shows thait he'll probably make his offer for one already realistically valued. A good Realtor can save the home seller much chagrin be­ cause he has accurate knowledge of what similar houses in his neighborhood are selling for and have sold for; which have been taken off the market because of overpricing. Doesn't it make sense to have documented facts work for you instead of guesswork. Who knows, you may even be planning to sell your house for less than you should. Why not drop in and find out? We have the facts. PAPEETE, Tahiti (UPI) French military forces report edly evacuated a South Pacific atoll used for French nuclear tests Monday, the latest sign that Paris intends to go ahead with atomic explosions opposed by several other countries. Naval and ground forces have been withdrawn from Mururoa Atoll, located 900 miles southeast of Tahiti, before each explosion in the past. said military officials in charge of the tests have not yet inflated the huge, yellow, pear- shaped balloon to which the nuclear device is fixed for testing. Planes and ships from several countries were reported in thej area, hoping to spy on the tests from international waters around Mururoa to determine the strength of each explosion and the advance of France's can If there is anything we do to help you in the field of real estate, please phone or drop in at DICK ROZYNEK & ASSOC., 334 N. Henderson. Phone: 343-6167. We're here to help. Adv. Tahiti newspapers said today the first explosion might come July 14, which is Bastille Day, the French national holiday commemorating the start of the 1789 revolution, or by July 20 on the latest. France and China are the only two major countries that did not sign the treaty banning nuclear tests and both have carried out or announced plans for further atmospheric tests. French authorities announced official warnings Saturday and Monday to shipping companies and airlines to stay clear of Mururoa from midnight Wednesday. In the past, an explosion follows 24 to 48 hours after the issuance of such warnings. Reports from the test site ! atomic research. The tests angered Australia, located at its closest point 1,600 miles away from Mururoa, New Zealand, Japan and some South American countries. They said fallout from the tests would endanger their populations and natural resources. Australia and New Zealand even took France to court, seeking an injunction in the International Court of Justice to force a halt in, the testing. Paris said it would not heed the Burglar Found Asleep in Bed RESTON, England (UPI) Police had little trouble catch ing accused burglar Peter Matthews, 25, after he broke into a woman's apartment They found him asleep in bed. Matthews slept on while the woman telephoned the police. He went to prison Monday for 18 months for burglary and theft. court's appeal to suspend the tests. New Zealand sent a navy vessel to the test area with a cabinet minister — who was chosen by lot—aboard in a symbolic gesture opposing the testing. THE GALESBURG CLINIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES THE ASSOCIATION OF MADAN L. GUPTA, M.D. FOR THE PRACTICE OP INTERNAL MEDICINE AND CARDIOLOGY DIPLOMATE, AMERICAN BOARD OF INTERNAL MEDICINE D. 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