Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 16, 1973 · Page 17
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 17

Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, July 16, 1973
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(Jalesburg Register -Mail OALfeSBUftO, ILL., MON., JULY 16, 1973 SEC. 2 PAGfi It Billionaire Ready To Pay Ransom ROME (UPI) - Oil billionaire J. Paul Getty was reported ready today to pay ransom for the return of his namesake hippie grandson, missing since last week and the object of a "serious" police search. "He is very, worried about this matter arid showed the greatest interest in the search," said the youth's mother, Mrs. Gail Getty, who said she spoke with Getty by telephone. J. Paul Getty III, 17, was reported missing last week by his mother. Telephone Call Mrs. Getty, who is, divorced from the youth's father, J. Paul Getty Jr., said she received a telephone call last Thursday saying her son had been kidnaped and telling her to get money together for a ransom. Police said young- Getty was seeri, talking with three unidentified youths in Piazza Navoha, a favorite meeting place for Roman hippies, just before he disappeared early Tuesday. • The young, freckled-faced Getty neither slept nor • ate regularly at his mother's home, but stayed with friends who included artists, hippies and young foreign actresses. UTUt RENEW YOUR SHAVER SHAVER REPAIR SERVICE ROSS & Typewriter Ph. 343-7917 112 E. MAJN ST. Martine and Jutta Zacher, 24- year-old German twins in whose apartment ^ Getty was staying at the time of his disappearance, told police they noticed three "sUspicious^look- ing".men who seemed to be following the youth in a - dark car.. Another friend, photographer Carlo Scimone, sail Getty pointed the men out to him recently but did not se6m to be upset by them, police said. They said they were not sure, however, if the three men were the same youths with whom Getty was talking in the Piazza Navona on Tuesday. Both Mrs. Getty and police discounted reports that Getty had been seen leaving a yacht at Bastia on the island of Corsica with a young blonde girl. "I have spoken with all our friends who have yachts and none of them could have taken him on board," Mrs. Getty said. "I doubt he could have rented one either because when. he. left home Monday night he had only $85 in his pocket." Ireland Quiet Oyer Weekend BELFAST (UPI) - Northern Ireland passed its quietest weekend in months with only one incident reproted—a bomb' ing that wrecked a Belfast bar and slightly wounded four persons. Authorities said there were no shootings reported Saturday or Sunday. ; There was no explanation for Ithe slackening of violence among Roman Catholics, Protestants and security forces that has killed 845 persons since mid-1969. • But British army sources said they • have proof that the extremist Provisional wing of the Irish Republican Army has been' almost eliminated in most areas of Northern Ireland. UNITED NATIONS (UPI) ^ Undef pressure from Arab and African countries, the General Assembly shelved actibri to deal with international terrorism last year. But the issue itself was not killed and discussion of it by a special 35-member committee resumed today. The subject remains as delicate and controversial as it was when it first came up. The committee will confer for four weeks on the subject and recommend action when the assembly opens its session in September. Global Terrorism When Secreatry General Kurt Waldheim put the issue of global terrorism before last fall's assembly, the world was still shocked by the slaying of 11 members of the Israeli team at the Olympic Games and a scries of attacks against civil aircraft in various parts of the world. Arab extremists were responsible in every case. Arab extremists were responsible in those cases but there also were incidents of Israeli retaliation, including the slaying of guerrilla leaders in Beirut in a ; daring raid in the center of the Lebanese capital. Secretary of State William P. Rogers also introduced a proposed treaty to deal with global terrorism, but later the United States decided instead to Seek a General Assembly conference early this year that would consider international action to combat terrorism. But the assembly, under pressure; from Arab and African countries fearful iKat international measures to curb terrorism might become^weapr, ons against national liberation movements they support, voted. 76-35 to delay any action^ The approved resolution condemned "repressive and terrorist acts by colonial /racist and alien regimes" but did not deal with the subject in a global sense. ,'. Thank You The Dave Robinson family would like to say Thanks,; to all of our friends and customers for making .our. short stay in Galesburg a very pleasant memory. The new manager at Cheker Oil Station on Herv- deson Street invites you to stop in and get acquainted^ THANKS AGAIN DAVE FouHtain of Fun The fountains that are on the steps '-of the Philadelphia Art Museum are used by children as a wading pool. Though lie-looks like he's dancing on the column of wator. this boy is only cooling his toes in the basin of the fountain. UNIFAX Group Recommends Taxes J. • Be Controlled by President "Y" SWIM TEAM COACH We are looking for an individual with Swimming knowledge & a desire to work closely with the youth of our community. Part-Time. Paid Position. JACK PALKO — 342-5335 KEN HOLLMANN —343-4849 WASHINGTON (UPI) -A research group recommended Sunday the President be given power (to deal swiftly with a sudden change in economic conditions by raising or lowering income taxes by as much as 10 per cent. The Committee for Economic Development (CED), a nonprofit, nonpartisan. research and education group, offered the suggestion. Its members aria both business and academic leaders." , Congressional Action The 'committee' said the Presidant also sibould have the power in case Congress fails to take action. It suggested Congress pass a law authorizing ithe system tax payments by up to 10 per the chairman of the President's cent in a foirm to be decided by c ounc ii 0 f Economic Advisers Congress," the committee; said 2nd 0 t her administration of- in a report. , ''The power to raise or lower income taxes would place on the President an unequivocal responsibility for stabilizing action that he could exercise only when he certifies that in his judgment economic condi-r tions are running significantly j counter to the objective of high employment, iprice stability, economic growth and balancc- of-paytments equilibrium." . Urging Reforms The group has been urging Congress to reform its budget- making process for more than a quarter century. It also has proposed establishing a single ficials. It also recommended that the President and Congress adhere to a stabl,izing budget. "In order to provide a means finance committee in the House for . the executive to meet and itihe Senate. ABOVE ALL MAKE IT WHITE'S ROOFING 3424185 STEEL TOE SAFETY SHOES SAFE-TOE CONSTRUCTION RUGGED OUTS/OF.' Built for long wear, comfort and protection. Meet or exceed requirements jof new safety and ^health laws.J $17.99 Available $20.99 WAREHOUSE SHOE CENTER 120 E. MAIN ST. OPEN MON. & FRI. 9-9 TUE. THRU THUR. 9-5:30 SAT. 9-6 PH. 343-0725 unexpected changes in the economy or congressional inaction, we recommend that the President be, granted discretion by Congress to raise or lower The CED said a composite committee in the House should review the budget eiaeh year, questioning the director of the Office of Management and personal and corporate inconie \ Budget, ^he treasury secretary, SEE US AT THE KNOX COUNTY FAIR THE POWEROF ONE WHAT CAN ONE PERSON DO? One person, Madeline Murray O'Hare, the** atheist crusader succeeded in making it illegal to read the Bible or pray in schools. She is obtaining thousands of signed letters protesting;the decision of the astronauts to read the Bible as a Christian message to the world from their space craft while orbiting the moon in December, 1968. She is demanding that the.Astronauts be pub-. I icly. censured for their act. She would hope to prohibit any future expression of religious belief by public leaders. Visit Home Savings NOW For FREE Knox County Fair Tickets 1973 FAIR DATES JULY 31 THROUGH AUGUST 5 Yes, receive a Free $1.25 gate admission ticket (ihcucfes parking) for one by opening a new savings account or making a deposit in an.existing 5% Day-in Day-out Sayings Accpunt. Sorry! but we can give ony one Free ticket per account. Visit Our Children* Zoo At The Fair Over 30 Tame Animals Where Children Learn and Have Fun Visit Our Tent Choirs For Your Relaxation and Free Ice Water Too. AND LOAN ASSOCIATION 50 EAST MAIN STREET PHONE 342-4145 WE DO NOT INTEND TO LET HER SUCCEED WITH HER ACTION BECAUSE WE DID NOTHINGr To curtail these religious expressions would violate the J religious freedom arid right of expression of an individual as outlined in the Con- stituion of the United States in Article I of the Bill of Rights. An effort is now being made to secure one million SIGNED letters commending the Astronauts for their action. Suggestions for your letter are: I personally appreciate and wholeheartedly support the decision of the Astronauts to read the Bible from their space craft as they orbited the moon during the month of December, 1968, I further support the right of every human being to express his faith in God and the Bible publicly without fear of censure, DIRECT YOUR LETTER TO: National Aeronautics & Space Administration Manned Space Craft Center Astronaut Office Houston, Texas 77058 "I AM ONLY ONE, BUT I AM ONE. I CANNOT DO EVERYTHING. WHAT I CAN DO, I OUGHT TO DO AND WHAT I OUGHT TO DO, BY THE GRACE OF GOD, I WILL DO. The Council on Ministries First United Methodist Church GALESBURG, ILL. " t i !

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