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Color Country Spectrum (Newspaper) - July 6, 1976, Saint George, Utah Local forecast Cedar Mostly sunny and continued hot through slight chance of afternoon or evening overnight low 60 high Wednesday 94. St. Fair and con- hot through overnight low 68. high Wednesday 1M. Color Country Spectrum Volume 13 Number 97 The printed voice of Utah's booming July U.S. starts second 200 The last flickers of fireworks glimmered in the night skies and burned weary travelers headed home and cleanup crews replaced brass along parade The nation's biggest Fourth of July celebration was For three Americans celebrated the 200th anniversary of their They sang it. paraded it anil wrote it in fire in the night they settled down to begin the next 200 Parades and fireworks displays in scattered cities and towns Monday night capped a weekend of unparalleled patriotic ex- But about 1.500 unhappy Bicentennial had enough of Valley Forge and many left complaining that facilities were Organizers at Valley where Washington's troops suffered Queen Elizabeth arrives today PHILADELPHIA Queen Elizabeth II of England and her Prince were sailing into Philadelphia from Bermuda today to begin a seven-day visit to the eastern United Philadelphia hardly seemed prepared for the arrival of the royal visitors after the weekend celebration of America's 200 Mam streets were littered with thousands of tons of trash beer bottles and and unending vistas of paper dumped by By no means all Philadelphians were aware just who today's visitors Taxi driver Jim Porter said he thought the city could have done better cleaning up to welcome such visitors as Philip and the Queen of The visitors were to berth at the ocean gateway to the Penn's aboard the royal yacht to visit historic spots and to dine and wine its prominent citizens and to be dined and wined in Among the queen's stops was the Liberty Bell Pavilion and the Penn Mutual observation which has a panoramic view of The highlight of the visit was to be the afternoon presentation of a specially cast Bicentennial bell which she was to present to the city in her only speech of the In the she was to entertain the governors attending the National Governor's Conference at nearby with their disease and bitter cold 200 years say 3.000 more than expected showed They said the ran out of food once on Saturday thai they had complaints about toilet facilities and food for the horses that drew the wagons from all 50 President Ford told 105 new citizens from 23 countries at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate in Virginia Monday is still something wonderful about being an But he warned against growing danger to this in conformity of thought and taste and In Republicans gathered to re-enact their party's first national The GOP was officially founded the of Jackson in 1854. Warnings of radical that haunted Fourth of July party preparations in Philadelphia proved The only mess the city was cleaning up was the usual left in the wake of happy Joe 17. a Drexel high school spent the Fourth selling beer to Bicentennial throngs in Philadelphia must have made he was charging SI a can and it only cost me for a I know its illegal but the cops don't There were a few incidents Monday in a crowd of gathered for a Bicentennial parade at injured several persons injured and resulted in several In Cocoa one girl was another person suffered a broken leg and 30 persons were arrested in a Fourth of July New York City's lower Manhattan resembled a dump in the wake of the multimillion human horde that jammed its shoreline Sunday night to watch fireworks exploding over the Statue of Monday found the area glowing with goodwill as throngs turned out in sunshine to tour sailing ships from several nations that lingered in the harbor after participating in a Bicentennial But perhaps one of the best expressions of the American spirit came in messages of Bicentennial congratulations from 14 political prisoners who said they were being held in labor camps in the Soviet barbed nor machine nor nor guard dogs nothing can prevent political prisoners of the from being together with you at this great hour of world they said in a statement distributed to Western wish the American people fulfilment of their established by the founding fathers the creation of a brotherhood of free a family of free Final 200th birthday burst Americas begin the second 200 years after participating in the weekend The final of works lit the skies in Southern Utah Monday such as those in St. George pictured Toll ends short Press International Perhaps American motorists were being extra Perhaps they just didn't do as much driving as But the nial holiday appears to have missed one mark no one wanted 530 The weekend was not without the highway Eight of 11 persons jammed into an automobile drowned in a Montana lake in the worst traffic accident reported during the Fourth of July The filled with members of a family returning from an Indian plunged from a highway on an Indian reservation Sunday Survivors said a faulty steering wheel was to The National Safety Council had estimated between 530 and 630 persons could die in traffic mishaps during the holiday which began at 6 p.m. local time Friday and ended at midnight But by Sunday the council said the death toll probably would be below the lowest end of its A UPI count showed 495 persons died in traffic mishaps during the long holiday A breakdown of accidental Traffic 495 Drowning 122 Planes 13 Total 630 Texas reported 47 traffic California 36. Ohio 24. New York 22. Florida 21. Illinois 20. Georgia 18. Arkansas 17. and North Montana and Pennsylvania 16 No traffic fatalities were reported in North South Dakota and A safety council spokesman said Americans may have been too busy with celebrations of their own to jam the roads in the numbers anticipated for the more spectacular observances around the The council had estimated Americans would drive 17.3 billion miles during the reports are that crowds were smaller than he maybe people driving more carefully with all the children in the We're hoping people drove more One of the worst plane crashes of the weekend occurred Monday at the new Seymour Airport near nine minutes after the airport was officially Two planes took off. flew for a short distance and All five occupants Convicted guerrila hijackers Israel ponders executions Crowds jammed the park in Cedar City Monday to celebrate the nation's 200th Activities in Cedar City included a contests and Americanism TEL Israel The Israeli government is expected to look into the possibility of death sentences for convicted guerrillas ir. the wake of its stunning blow against hijackers in Political sources said today Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin wants his cabinet to review the government's policy of never executing a Palestinian They said Rabin told a closed meeting of the Monday night that a life sentence for a guerrilla convicted of murder was opening for Lebanon fighting Lebanon Fighting along several fronts gave Lebanon its bloodiest day in 15 months war Monday and forced postponement of secret Arab peace talks among the nation's warring League Secretary General Mahmoud Riad was quoted bv a local radio station as saying the scheduled Monday night at the mountain reson of Sofar near had been canceled because of an inability to guarantee A meeting between a Arab mediation team led by Riad and Christian leaders was also called off because of caused by a Moslem assault on the Christian village of south of the radio The Arab League team reportedly returned to Fighting around President Suleiman hometown of a besieged Palestinian refugee camp and along Beirut's Somile confrontation line Monday produced the worst recorded slaughter in the 15-month war 259 dead and more than 237 A left-wing radio station said Christian who have captured most of the Tal Zaatar refugee camp during a Monday renewed attacks against the last holdouts in the camp on Beirut's southeast Heavy mortar and machine gun clashes forced a convoy of Red Cross ambulances to turn back without evacuating the wounded many of whom had gone untreated for days because of a lack of water and medical Political sources said the cabinet would likely meet within a few weeks to discuss the Israel has two laws that permit the death penalty the still valid former British colonial government's 1945 antiterrorism statute and a 1961 measure on Nazi crimes against In Israel's only Nazi Gen. Adolf Eichmann was hanged in 1962. Israeli courts have sentenced three Palestinians to death for the latest last but the military command commuted all the sentences to life in In an effort to explain the raid against Uganda's Entebbe the Israeli government individually has briefed all foreign Israeli officials said the government had been willing to negotiate an exchange of but resorted to a commando raid to free 104 hostages when the hijackers demanded unacceptable They said Israel would have been willing to go along with an exchange if it had taken place in a neutral but the hijackers insisted on the exchange occurring in Israeli leaders have accused Ugandan President Idi Amm of siding actively with the letting them bring in reinforcements with arms and explosives after landing in Israeli aid teams helped build much of the Ugandan airport before Amin broke relations with the Jewish state in 1972. Military observers said Israel's knowledge of Entebbe helped in the dramatic Despite criticism of the Israeli leaders said the Jewish state will continue to act as it sees fit to protect its citizens anywhere in the Israel bolstered its border patrols Monday in the face of Arab anger over the raid but authoritative sources denied reports there was a full military The government has threatened to adopt sanctions against countries with airlines that to Israel if they fail to step up security measures against Minister of Transport Gad Yaacobi said he also asked airlines that fly from Israel to curtail stopovers at airports lacking proper security He did not cite any specific The hijacked Air France jetliner was on a flight from Tel Aviv to Paris June 27 when it was seized shortly after an Athens After refueling in the hijackers ordered it to Hijacker surrenders in Mallorca after flight PALMA DE Spain A Tunisian passenger hijacked a Libyan airliner today and forced it fly but later surrendered Jo Spanish when the plane landed in Palma de police The carrying sfi was hijacked on a flight from Tripoli to Benghazi to land at civilian airports in Algiers and but made a brief stop at an Algerian military airfield before flying on to Police there was only one a They did not give his name nor indicate his motive Officials sources in originally reported the plane hijacked by a group of dissident Libyans belonging to the opposition movement Chaab The agency Europa Press said the hijacker was armed with two guns and two It said he may have been mentally Police said 86 persons aboard the plane variously identified as a Boeing 727 or 707 were The plane radioed Palma de Mallorca airport busy with many special flights during the season that it had been hijacked and would make a refueling the national news agency Cifra Thousands celebrate with few accidents Thousands of residents of Color Country will remember a weekend of jubilant celebration as communities throughout southwestern Utah participated in the Bicentennial celebration over the past all were enjoyed as good weather prevailed and the crowds And to make the celebration even more there were few incidents to mark it Other than the power outage which engulfed the entire state on about the only incident was a small brush fire on the hill north of St George last night caused as a result of The fire briefly exploded out of control but was quickly contained by the St George Fire Department before any damage
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