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   Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - September 16, 1978, Brandon, Manitoba                                Summit needs flexibility CAMP AP The Middle East summit meeting headed into the weekend Friday with a renewed call by the United States for more flexibility from Egyptian and Israeli If we had enough White House press secretary Jody presumably we would all go home As the which concerns the future of Israelioccupied Arab lands and Palestinian moved toward the Jewish sabbath beginning at sun down Powell said he expects the talks to last at least until Morale booster Rhodesia Reuter Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith made a moraleboosting trip Friday to this MozambiqueRhodesia border battered in a mortar attack last week by black Rhodesias third largest city behind Salisbury and was heavily damaged in a guerrilla one of many in the sixyear war against white No one was killed in the Whites arrived from surrounding farms under military escort to hear Smith make a gloomy assessment of the fighting at an openair meeting held in a steady he virtually ruled out further direct talks with leaders of the Patriotic Front guerrilla alliance led by Joshua Nkomo and Robert Mugabe and based in Mozambique and Claim another plane Zambia AP Joshu Nkomos black nationalist guerrillas said Friday they shot down a Rhodesian military plane earlier this week the second Rhodesian aircraft the guerrillas say they downed this Nkomos Zambianbased Zimbabwe African Peoples in a com munique said its guer rillas shot down a military plane carry ing military supplies and personnel near 140 kilometres north of Rhodesian on In a Rhodesian military spokesman no plane has been shot down since the Viscount disaster Storm hits Japan TOKYO AP Tropical storm Irma slammed into Japans southern most main island of Kyushu officials reported four persons killed and 72 others injured as it demolished collapsed bridges and sank vessels in the Sea of Winds of up to 160 kilometres an hour were Heavy turnout HALIFAX CP Returning of ficers in some parts of Nova Scotia said there was a heavy turnout when advance polls opened Friday for Tuesdays pro vincial but it quickly dropped As those who will be away from the province on Tuesday were the three leaders contesting the election Liberal Premier Gerald Con servative Leader John Buchanan and NDP Leader Jeremy Akerman con tinued an almost of cam paign All three parties have stepped up their advertising and scheduled their leaders into a heavy round of radio open line and interview YEAR 202 Serving Western Manitoba since 1882 SEPTEMBER 1978 PRICE 15 CENTS Eye for an eye Muhammad Ali and Leon Spinks exchange punches during their WBA heavyweight title bout at the Superdome in New Orleans Friday Ali became the first man to AP wircphoto win the heavyweight crown three times by defeating Spinks with a 15round un amimous For more fight turn to pages 6 and Tory leader visits Winnipeg Clafk would overturn merger of Air Canada with WINNIPEG CP Ayr Cana da and a regional would remain as separate entities and face greater competition under a Progressive Conservative govern party Leader Joe Clark said Clark told the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce that the Conservatives would overturn a Ca nadian transport commission de cision allowing Air Canada to buy a carrier operating in parts of Ontario and the Northwest Clark said rules protecting the national airlines dominant posi tion on transcontinental routes would be Air Canada would remain the government owned carrier but it is now a profitable airline that can withstand he A Conservative government would also take steps to encourage growth of regional and or air And it would try to help Air Canada find busi ness for the underused main Here is the remit of last nights big John a fine Joe Clark a suspended events SUNDAY 7 The Royal Lipizzan Stallions at the Keystone forecast Cloudy with occasional showers ending this A few clear periods overnight and on Gusty this with winds decreasing to westerly 25 Highs today near with lows near Highs Sunday near tenance hangar in Winnipeg built to fulfill i campaign prom ises in Clarks announcement of the new Conservative transport policy came after he set several condi tions for Conservative cooperation in parliament in the coming Prime Minister Trudeau will have to overhaul his cabinet and the government must introduce a good budget Clark See related story on page 2 The Conservative leader also toured the Air Canada main tenance gave a pep talk to Conservative party workers in the Boniface riding and wound up the day watching the Muhammed AliLeon Spinks heavyweight title fight in his hotel Clark was to return home to Ottawa ending a weeklong trip that took him to New Bruns Quebec and He visited three of the 15 ridings fac ing byelections The Conservative transport poli announced by Clark to an over flow crowd of would further knock down barriers protecting Air Canada on national The government has already re laxed some of the rules restricting CP Air in competing with Air Can ada on transcontinental CP Air now is permitted to get a grow ing share of growth on to d t i a 1 e s The privatelyowned airline now has 27 per cent of the market on these Clark said a Conservative gov ernment would allow CP Air to extend its service to The privatelyowned airline has long been forced to go no further east than This would be a step to creating greater competition with Air Cana Another move would be to dis roll if we have Air Canadas proposed acquisition of We want not com petition among Canadian he Otherprpoposals Regional and thirdlevel car riers would get a larger share of regional Regional routes of up to 500 kilometres would be re served for these The market for Canadi anmade aircraft such as the de Havilland Dash 7 would be de veloped as the passenger market grew through More shorttakeoff and landing STOL airstrips would be again en couraging air carriers to buy the Dash a STOL Story incomplete Kopytko girls release is defended by doctor Yvonne clairvoyant Page 9 Canadas newest stamp Page 24 by BILL DAVIDSON Sun City Editor FrankPurdie has labelled as bloody irresponsible and pretty a decision by The Sun to print an incomplete story relat ing a parents complaint about treatment her daughter received at the Brandon General Hospital this Donna Kopylko told The Sun Friday that her 13yearold daugh ter Earnestine should not have been released from hospital hours after being in volved in an autopedestrian acci Earnestine was readmitted to the hospital Thursday She remains in hospital and had spent a good a hospi tal spokesman this When she was originally taken to Earnestine was xrayed and treated for hip and thigh and then Although Kopytko wanted her daughter to remain in the attending physician told her the xrays did not reveal any frac Earnestine was able to and she was not experiencing any abdominal the doctor The doctor told The Sun that she instructed Kopytko to watch her daughter closely if there were any new to bring Earnestine back to the After a night of her daughter going through unreal Kopytko said she telephoned the doctor and demanded that her daughter be readmitted to After she was Purdie was summoned for con According to Purdie said Earnestine had a pos sible tear to her spleen and sus pected slight internal The Sun reported Friday that Purdie could not be reached to confirm that Later in the Purdie telephoned The Sun and said that without getting the full story the paper was just fomenting trou He said he still was not pre pared to say what was wrong with Purdie also defended the first doctors decision to release the At that he there was no reason to keep Earnestine in the He also said that Earnestines latest symptoms could have been caused by her mothers I am very disappointed in the paper for publishing this he Its a madhouse Nicaraguan forces battle for control by APREUTER MANAGUA CP President Anastasio Somozas army and air force arepounding rebel strong holds in Esteli and Leon in a drive to regain control of northwest but the offensive is meeting stubborn resistance from Sandinistaled rebel In the residents say supplies of food now are critically Thousands of persons are wait ing at Managua airport for flights out of the Thousands more are camped outside the em battled cities of Esteli and nearby The rebels have controlled the northwestern cities since last week end when they launched coor dinated attacks around the coun They lost the southern cities of Masaya and Penas Blancas several days but are still entrenched in Jinolepe and The Red Cross estimates the fighting has taken at least 500 but Somoza says only 30 of his guardsmen have been The leftist guerrillas are believed to number up to but they are supported by an un determined number of ordinary Somozas troops advanced housetohouse in Leon Friday as propeller planes and heli copters equipped with machine guns poured down a hail of gunfire trying to soften the guerrilla posi Reporters were barred from en tering the but could see the jets launching rockjMSJj the heli copter gunships raining down fire on guerrillapositions and hear au tomatic weapons fire and ex One wornan who escapedjjrorn the city said Its a They are anythirigthjit Ifyou a thrfyi shoot f Outside Embassy Patricia was un der heavy fire for nearly an hour Friday along with a group of jour They were walking into Esteli when a small LandRover passed them on the an armored car opened fire on the Rover killing its three The armored car then turned its guns on the journalists and No one was but the fire between the rebels and the guard kept them pinned down for more than an The state department that all sides in Nicaraguas political crisis should accept a ceasefire and be pre pared to make Given the mounting violence and suffering and the growing disruption of national we believe this appeal should be urgently The statement came after op position groups in Managua said they were ready to negotiate a settlement but emphasized it must be made by Nicaraguans and not be imposed by an official of a Ca nadian foundation that operates orphanages in Central America says the organization has been un able to reach two Canadian women who are in the guerrillabesieged city of Christine Stewart of the Help Honduras Foundation said the or ganization has been unable to reach Liz Sved of Vancouver and Fleur Hackett of supervisors of an orphanage with 150 since the fighting began this The Canadian Red Cross an nounced it has sent more than to the international com mittee of the Red Cross to aid Nicaragua and recovering from widespread WASHINGTON Reuter The Organization of American States voted Friday to send a fact finding mission to investigate border incidents between Nicaragua and Costa Acting on a Costa Rican the organizations permanent coun cil send the missibri to sides of the The Cosui Rican government has accused Nicaraguan air force pltines of bombing its territory and injuring several Nicaragua claims that Its neigh bor is providing a safe haven for members of the Sandinist National Liberation rebel move ment leading a widespread re bellion against President Anastasio Venezuela and Panama have warned that they would come to the aid of Costa the only Latin American country without an if it is attacked by Time to quit Some wit once said People start smoking because they think its too bad they dont quit for the same Today The Sun begins series about how one man won his battle with cigarettes and how you can You can find Part 1 on page   

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