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Color Country Spectrum (Newspaper) - June 24, 1976, Saint George, Utah Local forecast Cedar Fair and wanner through highs today in the lower 80s; lows tonight in the mid 40s: highs Friday in the upper 80; light winds St. Fair and con- days through highs today in the to mid 90s: lows tonight near 80; highs Friday in the mid 90s light winds Color Country Spectrum The printed voice of Utah's booming Volume 13 Number 89 June 24, 1976 In Kennedy investigation probe CIA hid Cuban plot (I Within days after John Kennedy wax killed ine CIA learned that two fled the States for Cuba but it never ihe Warren did ihe ever inform commission of Kennedy In assassinate Cuban Premier Fidel talk uf such plots might have raised the Kennedy's death was engineered by Cast m in retaliation Xur did the official investigators ever learn that on the Sen. Frank chairman of the Senate Intelligence holds a copy of a report issued by the committee Wednesday on the assassination of President day Kennedy was killed a secret CIA emissary met a Cuban contact known as to handover a poison pen device and offer rifles and explosives for killing Castro These examples turned up in the report of a special Senate investigation into the performance of U.S. intelligence agencies in the investigation of Kennedy's Other items tn the On the day after Kennedy's death the FBI rescinded an order sent the day Kennedy was requesting all possible Instead it limited FBI investigations to a criminal probe uf the background of presumed assassin Lee Harvey Shortly FBI superiors ordered Dallas Special Agent James Hosty to destroy a note which Oswald under investigation by the FBI since earlier in the month sent to warning him not to interview further his wife FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover bucked the Warren Commission from the considered it an covered up FBI negligence in investigating requested personal information from FBI files on Warren Commission members and and apparently caused some derogatory information to be distributed about Sen. Richard told a news conference Wednesday is no longer any reason to have in the Warren Commission finding that Oswald acted He called for a reopening of the Sen. Gary said he found persuasive to challenge the basic finding but urged further study of the possible The 106-page report now goes to the new 15-member Senate Committee on Intelligence Activities chaired by Sen. Darnel Inouye of It is not expected to decide what to do for several The report gave the following details of the mysterious travelers to On the night of Kennedy's assassination a twin-engined plane landed in Mexico City with an unidentified passenger Mhu boarded a Cubans Airlines had been held up six hours traveler did not through and IK ihe rather than with the day a Cuban American Mexican He was ihe mi m Cuba four days later and earned ed passport with a Cuban The CIA learned about this traveler in early December Ford wants limit on busing The President also proposed creation of an National Community and Committee any school community requesting citizen in voluntarily resolving its school segregation problems Ford stressed his own personal feelings against racial his belief that it is his duty to enforce the law of the land and his dedication to he recent we have seen many communities in the country lose cunt nil of their public schools to the federal courts because they failed to voluntarily correct the effects of official and w denial of the rights of some children in their is my belief that in their earnest desire to carry out the decisions of the Supreme some judges uf federal courts have gone too Ford Ford accused the courts of resorting quickly to the remedy of massive busing of public school extending busing too broadly and maintaining of schools for too is this overextension uf court control that lias transformed a simple judicial into a cause of widespread and slowed our progress ton the total elimination of he said Postal service to be cutback Effective July i there will be a cutback in mail service into southwestern it was announced this week by local masters and the Provd Sectional It was explained by a. spokes sectional center that trucks would no longer deliver mail from the center to post offices in Cedar City and St George to arrive in those post offices on Sunday or certain legal it was explained that there would be no shipment of mail from those offices on Sundays or The exceptions to the policy are Washington's Labor Day and Veterans The spokesman in Provo stated that Sunday service had been discontinued at all Southern Utah post offices except these three some time He said the reason for the change is that the cost of is not warranted by the amount of mail Mail will continue to be shipped from the sectional center on Sunday evenings to at the various destinations on The same kind of schedule will provide timely delivery OB the business day following the spokesman The change will preclude post office box delivery on Sundays and the holidays affected by he According to the no further curtailments of service in southern Utah are anticipated within the foreseeable Anyone having questions concerning or mail arrival and departure schedules from any particular post office is encouraged to contact the postmaster Gives rights to state and local Court overturns federal wage law Christian troops storm Beirut refugee camps Lebanon Heavily reinforced Christian troops stormed two Palestinian refugee camps in southeastern Beirut but were held off for the third consecutive day by mine fields and fierce leftist Both Christians and Moslems reported casualties more than 100 killed and 225 wounded in the battle for the Tel and Jisr AI Pasha battles are increasing in said a spokesman for the Palestinian Liberation The spokesman confirmed that the tians were pouring in but said the rightists suffered heavy when they tried to storm the minefields outside the camps forces stood firm and repulsed every killing and wounding the PLO spokesman House adopts reform rules WASHINGTON After seven hours of House Democrats have adopted a set of reforms they say will avoid future Elizabeth sex scandals and improve the election year image of the controlled House majority leaders and the prime author of Ihe reform Rep. David succeeded in Wednesday's party caucus in keeping intact a resolution that not only reforms the House Administration Committee but eliminates some cash fringe benefits now available to Miss Ray alleged Wayne while chairman of the put her on the payroll at a year to serve only as his mistress a claim he But Hays resigned his chairmanship and Rep. Frank was elected by the House Wednesday on a 295-4 vote to succeed Sneaker Carl Albert and Democratic leader Thomas O'Neill urged speedy passage of the reform plan lo signal to the public that Democrats were cleaning their own house although one Rep. Robert said proposal somehow is intended to curb the sexual appetites of some A Christian radio station also reported heavy but said leftist forces pulled back in the face of assaults by types of weapons and armored Leftists in western Beirut again launched mortar barrages on Christians sectors of the capital to ease the pressure on the besieged But the heavy shelling has knocked out power to Beirut for three forcing water pumps to shut Without most bakeries creating an acute bread shortage In the PLO said today it has now arrested a total of eight suspects in the slaying last week of American sador Francis Meloy his economic counselor Robert and their do not have all of them involved in the plot and we are still a PLo spokesman Despite the fighting engulfing the international airport opened to commercial traffic Wednesday for the first time since it was seized by Syrian June 8. As the war between Christian and Moslem a lull in the fighting between Palestinians and Syrian troops began taking hold. Under an agreement mediated by Syrian forces withdrew from southern Beirut under supervision of a peacekeeping force sent by Sudanese and Saudi Arabian contingents were scheduled to arrive The agreement also called for the Syrians to withdraw from the outskirts of Lebanon's three major port towns Sidon and Tripoli and into the northern and southern valley The airport reopened with the arrival from Athens of a Middle East Airlines passenger plane that landed on a runway guarded by peacekeeping MEA said it planned to resume normal flights to European and Arab capitals despite the fact every airlines office in the terminal has been In another the PLO denied a report in the French newspaper France Soir it had killed US Ambassador Francis Meloy Jr. to punish Washington for Syrian intervention in WASHINGTON The Supreme Court today overturned a 1974 federal extending minimum wage and overtime provisions to million state and local government An AFL-CIO spokesman attacked the saying it a new form of discrimination against public In a 5-4 decision written by Justice William H. the court said Congress exceeded its powers by attempting to displace the power of state and local governments to structure their The 1974 to the Fair Labor Standards Act required local and state governments to comply with minimum overtime and reporting requirements such as now are applied to private But the National League the National Governors Conference and several communities filed claiming the act was W. Howard head of the AFL-CIO Public Employes said toay the decision affirmed a new form of against public He said it set a dangerous precedent which the constitutionality of virtually every federal law enacted 1936." A spokesman for the American Federation of County and Municipal Employes also said the ruling had for other basic protections which the nation's 15 million public employes are seeking including unemployment safety standards and a federal collective bargaining The minimum wage and overtime provisions cover only 3A million of the 15 million state and local government But NLC President Hans G. Mayor of saw it are gratified that the court has reaffirmed the constitutional perogative of city governments to manage their own labor he Tanzler said the suit was filed because the 1974 law was unconstitutional and had cost taxpayers SI billion annually by injecting the federal government into local management A federal court dismissed the but today the Supreme striking down the At the same justices overruled a decision upholding earlier amendments extending minimum wage and overtime requirements to public hospitals and other government services which compete with private agencies The Labor Department told the justices the 1974 amendments would add 3.-1 million workers to the law's coverage But opponents said while most state and local employes are receiving better than the minimum overtime requirements for firemen and other civil servants would have an immense impact on the ability of communities to control their own budgets and working conditions of their Rehnquist said upholding the law significantly alter or displace the abilities to structure relationships in such areas as fire police public health and parks and activities are typical of those performed by state and locai governments in discharging their dual functions of tering the public law and furnishing public jt is functions such as these which governments are created to services such as these which the states have traditionally afforded their Congress may withdraw from the the authority to make those fundamental employment decisions upon which their systems for performance of these functions must Rehnquist think there would be little left of the separate and independent existence For subdivision regulation In photograph taken by Viking 1 on June 22, during the initial landing site certification a channel floor in the Chryse region is Mars might have had life forms Calif. our planetary might once have had s dense Earthlike atmosphere and if life That's an estimate Hal head of the Viking 1 landing sile team at Jet Propulsion Laboratory after a series of close-up Ira back from 1. The spacecraft was on its orbit nf Mars But apparent presence at Mime time of lanje amounts of water The possibility thai the channels may uaw been caused by raging windstorms instead of water was not discounted More analysis of the pictures was Masursky to determine the origin of the surface features and ihe safety nf the area for the 5 landing Scientists know that Mars is dry by standards ami any forms may be The first close-up nf she lowland delta called m hemisphere indicated volumes nf apparently f the now barren surfat Commission approves ordinance The Iron County meeting in regular session Wednesday voted to adopt a comprehensive County Sub- division Ordinance pattered after the successful The 18-page document sets fees and responsibilities pertaining to sub- division in Iron In other action bv the Commission a contract with Honeywell was given tentative proval for maintenance of the heating and cooling systems in the new The year contract will cost the county The Commission also approved a request by Garth representing the Cedar City Chamber of for a roadside billboard North of Cedar like the one now on the South approach of 1-15 to Approval also came in the meeting for funds to be provided for Joan County to attend the National Association of Counties Convention in Salt Commissioner Ivan State Association of Counties will also be at the convention representing Iron Further approval was granted to McGarry of Beryl of his request to close a street in the Townsite near The request was made to make possible a gift of a portion of the undeveloped subdivision to be The road to be vacated currently exists only on The County Commission took note of a letter from the state offices of a new law requiring permits to be issued by the county to anyone putting legislation also requires that the road have non- restrictive use and must never be locked Unanimous approval was given by the Com- mission to continue for another the employment of Michael Park as deputy county attorney and for approval of New request for permission to fay water pipe along County Abortion plank called offensive WASHINGTON The head of the nation's 50 Roman Catholics today called the Democratic party's abortion plank morally offensive and an endorsement ot permissive this may be someone's notion of compromising an said Archbishop Joseph L. in a here amounts to opposing protection for the life of the unborn and endorsing permissive is morally offensive in the he Archbishop of the diocese of is president of the National Conference of Catholic the Catholic hierarchy's organization in the United The Democratic platform plank on abortion says it is to attempt a tional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court's 1973 decision liberalizing access to legal
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