The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on October 4, 1971 · Page 1
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Monday, October 4, 1971
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TELEPHONES CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT ALL OTHER DEPARTMENTS TEMPERATURES *5-70; low tonight near VOL. LXXXIV No. 277 ASSOCMTFD PRMS OGDEN, UTAH ON/TW PRKS INTtRNATIONAL UM TtltPHOTO ..MONDAY,EVENING OCTOBER 4, 1971 UTAH: Highs today and Tuesday tS t« 75; lows tonight 30 to 40. lOc DAILY 25c SUNDAY •^ Lopsided Victory Goes to Thieu; Election Rigged? I N D E X (2 SECTIONS, 24 PAGES) Dear Abby ........ 8A Bridge •••- 8A Classified 9B-11B Comics 6B, 7B Editorial Page < A Markets «B Movies SB Obituaries 8B Sports Pages 2B-4B Television' Log Weather Map ......;..... 2A Women's Pages 8A Your Good Health ........ 8A FORECAST Keep Nationalist China In U.N., Rogers Urges SAIGON (AP) — President Nguyen Van Thieu won re-election -by a.-far greater margin that the 50 per cent "vote of confidence" he sought, South Vietnamese election officials announced today. But even as the final vote tally was reported, opposition poli- Belfast Riot Quelled By British BELFAST,' Northern Ireland (AP) — British troops fought a two-hour gun battle with snipers and bomb-thrcwing guerrillas during predawn riot in Belfast today, the army said. Troops believe they hit two gunmen during the battle in the Roman Catholic Mount Pottinger area of east Belfast, an army spokesman said. "One gunman was seen being dragged away screaming," he said. No-troops were reported hit. The running battle through ticians charged that the election was rigged. An election official in Saigon said he was ordered to replace anti-Thieu ballots with votes for the president. The national election center claimed Thieu—the only candidate—won 91.5 per cent of the votes cast, with 5.5 per cent of the votes against him. They were unable to account for the remaining three per cent of the votes cast. CAN'T SAY "Now, for the moment, we [can't say where they are," said government spokesman Vu Khanh. "Maybe later." One election official said the discrepancy could be due in part to the fact that seven ballot boxes were stolen in Da Nang, the scene of bloody anti- Thieu street riots during the election. He added that some voters might have thrown away both the Thieu 'ballot and the voting envelope after having their voting cards punched, possibly accounting, for more of the "missing votes." Before the election, Thieu told .voters he would step down if he did not receive at least a 50 per cent of the vote. He said JI.UC J. UlUJUlg Udl-LiC UlLVUgllj r ~ "^ 'il_' V.. city "starts began shortly be-1 they could vote against him_by fore 4 a.m. when a crowd mulblatmg or^ defacing their bal- massed around a police- station lote or by putting an empty en- to^rotest the arrest of two men velope into the ballot box. after a fire gutted a grain i ISSUED STATEMENT WITH VOTER'S REGISTRATION card in her hand, a Vietnamese woman walks into a downtown Saigon polling station past armed guards during the Sun- day election. Security in Saigon• was tight following a predawn rocket attack on the capital. At least a dozen Vietnamese were reported dead in the attacks. store. NAIL BOMBS Terrorists believed to be members of the outlawed Irish Republican Army—IRA—hurled nail' bombs and fired bullets at troops called to break up the crowd, and when the troops fired back the two-hour battle was-on, the army said. - Thieu's office issued -a statement, read' over national television and radio, that was described as "the president's first impressions" of Sunday's elections. Thieu noted the official nationwide voter turnout exceeded 87 per cent of the more than 7 million^ registered voters-,- while the turnout in 1967—when there people; of the I CONFERENCE ENDS LDS Leader Asks »sAsrJS£|sf-i5*-sr **•£ Piastic. onoe used by Algerians against French troops, is military-type weapon consid- and democratic way. SALT LAKE CITY (UPI) -iHugh B. Brown and Joseph President Joseph Fielding Anderson. Smith left his benediction on a Elder Brown, of the Council -Master, and to come home with increased devotion to our work." Elder Anderson, an. Assistant IIS Denecucuon on a ruder uiuwn, ui me wvui,^ - TUIO!VP ppronraspd World Conference of the Twelve, was excusedjtp the Twelve, eneouragBa 'from earlier sessions of the devotion. to reugiousJ™ples "I-thank everyone for having " ' to Mormon Sunday with a plea for-greater i unity among leaders of local .guerrillas to handle. See Page 2A r Column oneness should prevail in every | sa i ( j ) " wa s to get closer to the stake presidency, every bishopric and every quorum presidency." President Smith thanked his counselors for their continuing support and left his blessing upon the 8,000'-members who filled the Tabernacle to capacity for the final meeting of the three-day conference. SPIRITUAL GIANT "President Harold B. -Lee is a spiritual giant with faith like ii__A -f T7«rtrt>i )J 4-Virt /^nmvn THREE-HUNDRED POUND -turtle; is congratulated by admirers after he scored an upset victory over two AMabra tortoises in the semi-annual race at Brookfield Zoo near Chicago. Weaver—that's the victor's name—made the quarter mile in 1 hour, 2 minutes and 35 seconds. congregations. of the Church of Jesus Christ 'of Latter-day Saints. traditional. October m e e_t because reported, __.. . what he termed a "weakened "The . ; The First Presidency of thejphysical condition" he had just ,_- = ..ji. We need the of prayer, and a determination to learn God's will and keep church is united as one," the i completed a quick trip to the - d te ,, 95-year-old Mormon- -prophet!Holy- Land." p r «Smt N Eldon declared. "And this same "The object of our visit," he President N. iiaon Tanner Sea page 2A, column 2 that of Enoch," the church official said of his first counselor. "President N. Eldon Tanner is also one of the noble and great ones ... a man of surpassing ability and integrity." The revered church leader told the closing session of the 141st semi-annual gathering that faithful members of the church could receive the blessings they desired in righteousness if they would "walk in paths of truth and virtue." "I have sought all my days to keep the commandments," he said. "As" I stand now, in what I might call the. twilight of life, with the realization that in a not far distant day I shall be called upon to give an account of "my mortal stewardship, I bear testimony again of the truth and divinity of this great work." • . Among-the speakers preceding President Smith were Elders NAMES IN THE NEWS SENSE OF HUMANITY: Pop* Paul VI has asked those of all faiths to observe a day of prayer and fasting next - Sunday for the eight million East Pakistan refugees. Underlining an appeal to donate food, clothing, medicine an4 money to help the refu- gMs, the Pope told a crowd in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, "The world's sense of humanity must be awakened." 'GOOD SPIRITS: Lady Amelia Fleming, 62-year-old widow of the discoverer of penicillin, is "in fair health and good spirits" in her Greek- prison cell but has serious medical problems, two British doctors reported Sunday in London. The p h y sicians - returned from Greece where they examined Lady Fleming, serving a 15-month sentence for plotting to free the convicted would-be-assassin of Greek Premier George Papadopoulos. • ' : The doctors did not disclose: details of Lady Fleming's ail< ment. BULLETIN WASHINGTON (AP)—President Nixon's S1.3 billion federal pay rais« delay Was up-. held by the House Monday. It was . Congress' first vote on any of 'his emergency economic: proposals. The House rejected a resolution to veto the President's.; pay delay plan. " The delay could still-be vetoed by the Senate because veto requires only action by either body, not both. A Senate challenge to restrict the President's pay action was pot off until Wednesday. The House refused, 198 to T75, to delay its vote until Wednesday. Hijacking-Kidnaping Leaves Three Dead Task Force Opens Push ;•'•'.;»,*:£&>*.-••• M-*:;?'*'-^- '•- V In Cambodia SAIGON (AP) — An 800-man i South Vietnamese task force launched another drive today eastward from the Cambodian town of Krek toward a fire-base that has been under repeated enemy shelling for nine days. The task force, spearheaded by two armored units, pushed to within 1% miles of Fire Base Alpha near the Cambodia-South Vietnam border before it ran into enemy resistance.. Elsewhere, the South Vietnamese command in Saigon reported 92 enemy shellings and oilier attacks across South Viet- i nam in the 24 hours up to day- I break today. DISRUPT VOTING The surge in attacks, the most for a one-day period in a year and a half, apparently was tuned to coincide with South Vietnam's presidential elections and disrupt the voting. Policy Talk Delivered To General Assembly UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) — Secretary of State William P. Rogers pleaded strongly with the United Nations today not to oust Nationalist China, saying "the path of expulsion is perilous." Pagers also called for an accord to reopen the Suez Canal as a "major step toward peace" in the Midease, and set forth a six-point negotiating agenda to achieve this. In a wide-ranging annual policy speech to the 130- nation U.N. General Assembly, the secretary of state in addition: —Reported the Russians have agreed to discuss proposed U.S.-Soviet offensive missile curbs in greater detail when the strategic armsi" ~ ™ limitation. ta!ks—SALT—resume in Vienna next month. —Rebuffed the Soviet proposal for a periodic world disarmament conference outside the -United Nations, saying such "grandiose schemes ... tend to generate many words and few results." —Called on Bast Germany to Dock Strike Longest In History live up to the new big power agreement on access to Berlin. —Said final resolution of this Berlin issue, in turn, could lead toward an East-West confer- Associated Press ence on Europe and mutual The West Coast's dock strike force cut negotiations. j became the longest in its his- Rogers' strongest plea in hisjtory today, entering its 96th 5,000-word prepared address day as mediators reported was in behalf of Nationalist | some progress in the negotia- China, the long-time U.S. ally which now faces possible expulsion in the maneuvering over seating Peking. A U.S.- move to prevent this is facing tough going, a showdown vote is due late this month. SEEK TO VIOLATE '"•Almost-aU-nations, including tions. Talks in the East Coast dock strike, which began Friday, resume today in New York City. Negotiators for 80,000 striking soft coal miners were to report to their members today. J. Curtis Counts, chief federal mediator in- : the West Coast the United States;" want to bring dock walkout, said jtf San Fran- Red China, into-the United Na-j ciscp.jSunday, ."We're nearer a tions, he said. But it would be unfair to do this by ousting a government which represents the 14 million people on Taiwan, he added. "The issue before this body is thus the issue of expulsion," he said, "the .United Nations (should) take account of the situation as it exists today, and give all the people of China representation in the organization ... "It is ironic that just as the sentiment for universality in the assembly is growing, many of those who have long extolled it now seek to violate it." Rogers referred to an Albanian resolution which would seat Peking in place of Taiwan. He termed it "punitive." seeking not "to deal with the facts settlement than we were before and we're still trying." . SET FOR TODAY The talks between the striking International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union and the Pacific Maritime Association were recessed after four hours with another session set for today. The strike which began July 1 had idled 15.000 longshoremen, tied up some 208 ships and their crews and cost the economy of California alone an estimated $1.5 billion.' The longest previous dock strike on the West Coast ended on Christmas Eve in 1948 after 95 days. At issue is a dispute over off- dock handling of containers and ILWU's demands for guaran- but to excoriate and condemn." t d f 40 h a " week Arrrl niief-ar- nf -fha MotiAnolicf - -^ •',.---. . . And ouster of the Nationalist China regime, which governs See Page 2A, Column 3 plus a $1.60 hourly raise over the present base pay of $4.29 an hour. TWO EMPTY SEATS JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A real estate salesman. haufed his kicking,, screaming wife aboard a private plane today at Nashville, Tenn., commandeered the craft with a .45 automatic pistol and then killed the woman,, the pDot and himself when trapped at Jacksonville, police said. The FBI said.George Mallory Giffe Jr., 34, died en route to a Jacksonville' Hospital. Susan Giffe, his beautiful 25-year-old estranged wife, and 'Brent Quinton Downs, the pilot, were found dead inside the plush, twin 'engine turbo prop air Hawk Commander. . . Two other persons, a copilot, and charged with aiding Giffe, survived unharmed. ... ' Nashville police and the FBI said the drama began shortly after midnight when Mrs. Giffe, described as a gorgeous brunette, got off work from her job as a switchboard operator at'a Nashville motel. . .. . ' SHOWED UP They said she showed up at •the Nashville airport • a' short time later and was'put aboard the .private charter- 'flight by Giffe. Whsn his -wife - .began fighting'and'screaming'she was being abducted, they said Giffe .told Downs he : was-.a doctor taking the-woman to Atlanta for treatment; . But. Downs' asked for--identification, they said, and: Giffe whipped 'out his pistol :and or-|:gram. ' *~. . . '.-, '( . .1-1 . _ -I- ' !._ J.1- ^. A * CV sonviUe International Airport. After the craft touched -down, FBI agents surrounded it and shot out the tires and one engine that was still running. Poice said Giffe fired twice through the plane's windshield and then turned the gun on his victims. Tnev said Mrs. Giffe. mother of a " 21-month-old -child, had been shot twice in the chest. Downs also was shot twice, once in .the leg and once in the Dack. When agents boarded the plane they found Giffe dying near the door, the pilot dead in lis seat and Mrs. Giffe dead in lie rear of the craft. Bobby Wayne Wallace, 32, surrendered without a fight and was charged with air piracy, the FBI said. Randall Crump, the co-pilot, was unhurt, but , *•, -t f i. ' 1 ' was treated for shock. ; Agent Jim O'Connor, who ar- Sec Page 2A, Column 1 :ne, soutn viemamese command said casualties in the shillings were light. The U.S. Command reported three shell- ings against American units and said they caused no casualties or damage. Fire Base Alpha is five miles east of Krek, a rubber plantation town along Highway 7 in eastern Cambodia which is garrisoned by South Vietnamese and Cambodian forces. North Vietnamese gunners hit the base earlier in the day with 100 rounds of mortar and rocket fire, the Saigon command reported: It described casualties as "very light" and field reports said only that one man .was wounded and none killed among f S a dfr fpn/1 PF^ LiJc utJ-(-imci ^* Several other bases were shelled lightly -in 'the Krek area and to the. south on the Vietnam side of the border. The latter .included U.S. artillery base Pace, which is almost- directly .on, the border. It has been, under intermittent shelling for the past^riine days.. 7 Judge; v For 1971- WASHINGTON .CAP) — The seven -remaining Supreme Court Justices returned solemnly to the bench today to begin the 1971-72 term without two illustrious colleagues, Hugo L. Black and John M. Harlan. , Black's death and the serious illness of Harlan cast gloom over the 11-minute . session, which was devoted largely to a tribute to their- careers by Chief Justice . Warren E. ' Burger. Their high-backed leather chairs had been removed and the remaining justices were seated in a new order, of seniority. ' ... ' ' Black had sat at the right arm of Chief Justice since 1945. His place as the 'most senior member, was taken by -Jus- isiixoh's Proposal to Delay Federal Pay Raise Faces test in House WASHINGTON .(API —[...Sen. -Charles McC. Mathis House : leaders- mustered 'their|Jr., R-Md., agreed to hold off forces' today for a party-line |on- his 'amendment pending the vote on, ; whether to veto'Presi- "'• -" --""" ' dent Nixon's • proposal to-delay a' $1.3 billion federal pay raise as part of his: economic pro- House. action. '. He also revised it to 'limit federal employes to the maximum pay.:increases . granted any workers in Phase 2, of Nix-; dsred'te'e pilot to 'fly him to the Bahamas. Once airborne, .the pilot .radioed he was being hijacked. FBI 'agents said Downs .A ".Senate'.challenge, however, ion's program, rather than as- was put off'until Wednesday. : It would take a vote,'by.only sure them the full six- per cent raise in January. b'ne -branch of 1 'Congress'! to =. Mathias had'planned to offer • O L » 6 cu» «uu ~ , ^.-block Nixon's action in. puffing|his'amendment as a-rider to uaded Giffe. henvas..low-on:fuel 'offi.a' scheduled Jan. 1, 1972, another ) amendment, a OUCIUCVl x/J.i,X^< AJIU. • *r t»ij •••*** T'--*""* 1 *"' —»»-••-'.-- . and landed-the .plane at Jack-1 pay. raise until July 1. lion'military pay raise proposal by Sen. Gordon AUott,' R-Colp,, to the $21 billion military -procurement bill. , _ -Instead, it- will be offered directly: to':,the bill itself before Wednesday's 1 ' scheduled final vote on passage of the. big arms bill'.House. Democrats pushed up to 'today the vote on veto of Nixon's proposal after Rep. H,R. Gross, R-Iowa, served notice he-wouldn't let them wait until Wednesday as they 'wanted. ' ' • toe only remaining appointee of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and himself a 32-year veteran of the court. At Burger's left sat Justice William J. Brennan Jr., who moved up two places with the departure of Black and Harlan. Rounding out the seven-man court were Justices Potter Stewart, Byron R. White, Thurgood Marshall and Harry A. Blackmun. The two vacancies are delaying a vote on the constitutionality of the death penalty and other important questions. PROFOUND LOSS Burger said Black's departure was a profound loss. He said "throughout his entire life ' he never wavered in his unbounded faith in the people and in the political processes of a free people under the American Constitution." Black retired Sept. 17 and died Sept. 25. He had served as a justice for 34 years. Burger's tribute accented Black's reverence for the Constitution, respect for the Presidency and for Congress, but especially, his belief in the people.. He said: "In a period when institutions are under attack and wlien people themselves are having doubts about their own capacity to. govern themselves, this should give heart to all, for Hugo-Black had no doubt whatever about the. ability of an informed and free people to govern their own destinies."

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