Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 23, 1973 · Page 11
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/Bombers Laid Targets InCaml 'ia cm PHNOM PENH (UPI) »• U.S waiplanei striking across the skies over Phnom Penh blasted suspected Communist positions today on all aides of the capita in the closest such raids in mofe than a month. A U.S. observation plane crashed while trying to make an emergency landing Phnom Penh's Pochentong airport in the second crash in two days. Airport officials said the pilot escaped without serious injury as his plane burned. Gramd Fighting The Cambodian high command said ground fighting was reported at Prek Ho, 2Vi miles south Of the suburb o Takhmau, at Wat Sleng, 10 miles down Highway 3 to the south, and near Phnom Basset 10 miles to the northwest. Concussions of concentrated American air strikes to the south and northwest rocked back and forth through Phnom Penh. , Not since American planes carried out raids on the outskirts of Phnom Penh in the wake of Communist rocket assaults on the capital's airport last month had U.S. jet-fighters hit so near the city center; Infiltration Route* The high command also said heavy fighting occurred during the weekend at Prek Kri,, about 42 miles north of the capi where Communist infiltration routes have been reported. Military officials said 70 insurgents were killed in the fighting there while government forces reported four killed. In another development, supply convoy of six vessels, five of them tankers, arrived Sunday on 'the Mekong River and two truck convoys arrived Saturday with food, livestock and wood. , . Weight Watchers Choose Officers At Media Meet MEDIA — Mary Lee Taylor was ejected president of a new ly-formed Weight Off Weekly (WOW) Club at a meeting July lis at Media United Presbyterian Church. Other officers elected were Margaret Shelton, sacre- tary, and Gladys Bigger, treasurer. . Persons interested in joining the group may call any officer. Meetings will be held at the church each Monday at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Elmer L. Castrodale will be in charge of services at the Media and Stronghurst. United Presbyterian churches this month. He will fill the pulpit for Dr. John Castle, who is vacationing. Media United Presbyterian Church Missionary Society members viewed films of India at a meeting July 12. A potluck dinner followed the program. READ THE WANT ADS! QdlisbUfgltdiittr*MoiL Galtaburfli 111. Mendey* iulv 23,1973 11 Soybeans, Monetary Disorder Hurting U.S.-Europe Relations By PHIL NEWSOM \Pt Foreign News Analyst Wtadow on the World: Gathering tempest European-US. relations ire hitting new tows with the soybean war <and JJJJJSBJEL foreign Newt Commentary disorder which may bring on a disastrous trade war, according to political commentators and government circles in Parts. An outcry grows daily in France for the government to boycott the forthcoming Nixon round of negotiations on tariff cuts 1A Tokyo in September unlets wMnngTon Bgrm to monsiary reform that would lis the value of the dollar. The French contend the Nixon round was intended to open new foreign markets for agricultural producers wliich was American policy until reoently^but the limitation on U.S. soybean exports is a reversal of this policy. French commentators bitterly note that the United States is stirring up havoc with its allies through the soybean embargo and deteriorated dol* ftar, but President Nixon exhibits warm friendship for Leonid 1. Brexhnev, even giving the Russians wheat and soybeans. U.S. Move In Mideast Observers in Beirut expect the United States to renew its effort later this summer or fail to bring about a partial Middle East settlement based on the reopening of the Sue* Canal, Nothing in this direction is expected until after the U.S. Security Council debate on the Arab-Israeli conflict and Secre- tary-Ceneral WaWheim's fact­ finding visit to the region. But after these events the United States is expected to resume its peace-making effort with new enthusiasm. Rivals Woo Filipinos Very quietly, Peking and Moscow are separately cultivat­ ing contacts In the Philippines ta weaafat^or^ tor the expected opining of dtplomatic relations wrai ine mmrxm government • Last April, Premier Chou Em lal reettod a Philippine trade group in Peking and promised to send a reciprocal trade mission to Manila later this year. This month. Soviet poet Yevgeny Yevtusnanko, who sometimes travels aa a Kremlin emissary, spent three weeks In the Philippines charming Fillpi Ulbricht Suffers Stroke, in Serious Condition BERLIN (UPI) - At his 80th birthday celebration 24 days ago, Walter Ulbricht was so weak he remained seated as official Communist delegations paid homage to him. The old Stalinist and East German chief of state suffered a stroke Thursday and was reported Saturday In serious condition. East Germany only announced this after an unexplained silence of two days. No new medical report was issued Sunday. The birthday celebration was 30 Stay one of his rare public appearances since he stepped down as Communist party leader in May, 1971, because of age and poor health; It might also have been the last public appearance of the man" who built the Berlin Wall and who built up East Germany to the most prosperous nation in the Soviet bloc* Ulbricht retained the post of chief of state when he handed over the party leadership two years ago to his protege, Erich Honecker, 60. But the post is largely ceremonial and Ulbricht no longer had any real power. A new chief of state, therefore, would mean no change in East German policy. The departure of Ulbricht, however, would remove a symbol'of the old Stalinist era. Ulbricht won grudging respect with the passage of years. He survived every twist and turn of Soviet policy to outlast all his Soviet bloc contemporaries. And the East German state, onco called the "Ulbricht's Soviet zone poorhouse," achieved the highest standard of living in the Soviet bloc and gained international recognition. But the grim, cold, humorless Saxon was not loved either at home or abroad. ma with his wit and poetry. No lata than the PhUtopins lint UMra/| Mm. OTNMM H» WIBVWI honorary chairman of the PhilJppine^oviet Friendship society, errangea ior two coafscutiv* nights of poetry readings by Yevtushsnko in the peah cultural center in Manila. Relieved HeatiT British Prime Minister Edward Heath, aides say, is privately much relieved that he will not have to lace a confrontation with Uganda's unpredictable and explosive President Idi Amin at the Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference opening in Ottawa Aug, 2. Officials say Heath had been no little concerned that Amin would take the opportunity to dress him down on such matters as British policy in Rhodesia and in Africa generally. According to latest word in London, Amin has decided not to show up at the comtnomvesJth gathering. Apparently ha is afraid that if he leaves Uganda, ha might be ousted in his absence. Officials recall that Amin Nmtetf took the opportunity of fine ahatnce of his predecessor, former President Milton Obote, at the last commonwealth prime ministers' conference at Singapore in January, 1971, to seise power. WATER WEIGHT MOtllMf uu X-PEL bcaa tit* in H M body en ts beM no ef pnmtmtrMl ptrM can to ssessrf ort- •bk. X-ftL... • mid Malta, «t M P B u l«M ncm Mi *lt« weight. Only .OO .WirKMfflMdlt, osco Farmers & Mechanics Is Paying VietnamReleases \ttEVf HIGHER RATES Prisoners of War SAIGON (UPI) - South Vietnam began releasing civilian prisoners today in the first prisoner exchange with the Communists in three months, but 30 of the first 375 prisoners rejected a return to the Viet Cong, a government spokesman said. . Thirteen of the Communist prisoners aboard the third light from the big Bien Hoa air base, outside Saigon, to Loc Ninh, 75 miles north of the capital, requested asylum and received it, the spokesman said. Seventeen more prisoners aboard the fourth flight made a similar decision. ;J; , Five Flights There were 75 prisoners aboard each of five completed flights to Loc Ninh, Lt. Col. Le Trung Hien, spokesman for.the South Vietnamese command, said. Earlier in the day, a field military spokesman had said each government C130 Hercules light would carry 100 prisoners. A government spokesman said plans had called for reeing 900 Communist prisoners today but military sources said a tardy start and bureaucratic snarl involving the nternational Commission for Control and Supervision (ICCS) reduced the total. Among those.whose detention was prolonged by the delayed release were at least 22 infants whose mothers were among the prisoners. Leave Early Government military sources said the ICCS team supervising the prisoner exchange decided leave the Loc Ninh release site promptly at 5 p.m. to HOME SEWERS Would You Like To Cut a Perfect Pattern Every Time? ATTEND OUR 2 HOUR PATTERN FITTING CLINIC LEARN HOW TO — • Draft Patterns a Adjust Patterns • Fit Any Garment t Make Any Size Any Style • Learn Designing As Dfpigoers Da It • Copy Latest Fashions • Petition Darts • Master With No Figuring No Experience All.-Equipment Available At Clinic Admission |30# CLINICS BEGIN AT 10 A.M., l and 7 P.M. All Classes Identical return to Saigon, an hour's flight away, although there was still two hours of daylight remaining. When the 5 p.m., ICCS departure time arrived, the sixth group of 75 prisoners was already on the ground at Loc Ninh, awaiting release, and the seventh and eighth flights were inbound on the 20-minute C130 flight to the Viet Cong held former U.S. base. A government military source said: "We would like to release the prisoners aboard those three flights without ICCS participation .but we are; not sure we can legally do so under the Paris agreement." Other factors which reduced the total of prisoners freed today included, a shortage of aircraft, government ' military sources said, and a decision within the two-party Joint Military Commission (JMC) to reduce plane loads from 100 prisoners to 75. Jaycees Plan Wives 9 Night At Woodhull WOODHULL - Plans were completed for a wives' appreciation night when Woodhull- Alpha Jaycees met July 18. The event will be held Aug. 25 at WcodhuU Plaza. Doug Keloid was appointed chairman of the tennis courts committee, and a work schedule was distributed for Founders Days. A Leadership in Action course will be held Sept. 10, 17 and 24, it was announced. * \ • To Our Savers! 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