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Daily Journal (Newspaper) - December 2, 1977, Fergus Falls, Minnesota my Journal Sadat foes weigh economic boycott YEAR NO. FERGUS DEC. 2, 1977 SINGLE COPY ISc Lakefield strike is settled Minn. Students and teachers trooped back to school at Icefield day as the result of a donation which ended a teachers strike that had been expected to last for The two-day strike by 45 teachers in southwestern Minnesota ended unexpectedly Thursday night after the Lakefield Education Association received an anonymous donation of The to be divided among was equal to the difference between LEA and school board salary proposals on the table when a mediation session broke down earlier in the Sheldon an LEA said an official of the Stale Bank ad- vised the teacher organization via letter that donation had been deposited in the bank is available to the Education The unusual nature of the of- fer was one reason teachers felt they had to accept it even though some of their other con- tract were not Sampson often would it happen that people in a community would show this kind of he School Board Chairman Katherine Price said this morning she and other board members learned of the donation this after teachers had agreed to She still tossing il around in my mind and trying to figure out how I She anticipated that when the two-year compact is drawn the board will approve but she did not know when it would next She said the last offer was some more in the first year and in the second year of the over current budget Mrs. Price said the ably would be added to the first year's Teacher representatives had informed Superintendent ald Sondergard of Asked if he had any idea of the identity of the Sampson really is not a concern of Continued on Page 16 war Sadat's Arab foes opened their summit weighing retaliation for the Egyptian president's peace overture toward was pressing for an economic and diplomatic of Top leaders of South Yemen and the Palestinians met in the ornate People's Hall in Tripoli under the chairmanship of Libya's radical Col. mar After more than three hours of the conferees broke for lunch and private consultations and scheduled a night The summit is expected to last through Abdul Mohsen Abu chief spokesman for the said the morning session heard an by and PW chief Yasir examining dangerous of Sadat's peace mission to Reliable Palestinian sources said the proposed boycott of Egypt would underline Arab anger over Sadat's trip and his planned summit in Cairo with the United States and the United Nations this reportedly was posing that the other Arab states follow his lead in cutting diplomatic relations with Syrian President Hafez sad's position on the proposals was but Iraq and the Palestinian delegation are agreed to the informants although in poor eco- nomic is not likely to be hurl much if the nations ing here boycott it. It depends on Saudi Arabia and other con- servative Persian Gulf oil states for subsidies that help keep its economy afloat and pay for its military They declined to attend the Tripoli meetings and are unlikely to join any Assad on his arrival day made no direct mention of Sadat or his peace maneuvers with when a nation faces the faithful sons call to meet and work to prevent the Continued on Page 16 Rep. Nolan begins tour of Cuba HAVANA Carter administration may be slightly softening its position on further improvements in relations as two junior cratic congressmen begin a five-day tour of the Secretary of State Cyrus Vance told the congressmen Thursday that the recent chill in relations between Cuba and the United States could dis- if Castro would only agree to discuss Cuban military involvement in Yet Richard D- and Frederick W. told reporters in route from Washington day that the president gave them this message for Cuban President Fidel out of That is the same position that Carter has taken since he has been in a position Castro has said is unacceptable be- cause Cuban troops in Africa are not an American Two weeks a the State De- Oswald questions not answered in FBI files REMODELING CONTINUES Wurter weather doesn't halt on crane workmen yesterday put stone coping caps in The roof the work of transforming the old Coca-Cola building into district was raised about four ieet and wood beams were replaced with headquarters for Otter Tail Power With the help of a steel photo by Harley Unemployment at 6.9 pet. The nation's unemployment rate edged down from 7 percent to 6.9 percent in still within the narrow range in it has fluctuated since the government reported But the number of Americans with jobs increased by nearly one million last the largest monthly rise since A pril 1960, when it increased by 1.3 After the latest jobless ures were released White House Press Secretary Jody Powell said the Carter ad- ministration was not going to attain its goal of reducing unemployment to 6.5 perce nl by the end of the not likely to be Powell referring to the jobless The Labor Department said total employment rose by 000 to 92.2 million in November and the proportion of the lation with jobs rose to an time high of 57.8 Despite the sharp increase in the number of jobless persons showed little change over the In No- 6.8 million Americans were unable to find about fewer than in It would seem that a large in- crease in employment would be nied by a sharp drop in But last the labor force also grew in an unusually sharp in- creasing by to a total of 99 the government one-month change in employment may be vastly apparently ing growth that we had seen earlier in the said a bor Department The analyst said the sharp in- crease also could be due in part to hiring of temporary store employes for holiday shopping Over the past ment expanded by 3.9 million while the labor force grew by 3.2 The number of unemployed dropped by during that The jobless rate has between 6.9 percent and 7.1 percent since last April but is well below the 8 percent high for 1976 recorded last The stubbornness in the unemployment rale is expected to be a factor in President decision to recommend tax cuts next year that will be designed to stimulate the The job figures are based on a survey of households nationwide taken each month by the Census A more but less com- measure is the bor Department's monthly vey of business which showed that payroll employment rose by in November to 83.2 While the jobless rate for adult women rose from 6.8 to 7.1 percent last the rate for declined slightly from 17.3 to 17.1 percent and the rale for adult men dropped from 5.3 to 4.9 Joblessness among whites declined from 8.1 to 6 while the unemployment rate for blacks edged down from 13.9 to 13.8 Compared with a year the rate for Continued n Page 16 WASHINGTON The first batch of FBI files on the assassination of John F. dy raises fresh questions but of- fers few answers about the movements of Harvey wald in the autumn before the murder and about the source of the assassin's The 597 pages of FBI memos show the agency kept a close watch on Oswald after his re- turn to the United States from the Soviet Union in June 1962. But the bureau apparently lost track of him for several weeks in September and Octo- ber 1963. Kennedy was killed in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. The memos show that FBI of- at one point speculated that the bullets which killed Kennedy may have come from an produced for the An firearms expert later testified that this type of ammunition was readily available for public The FBI memos are the first of pages the agency will release Dec. 7 to comply with requests under the Freedom of Information Act for the records of its investigation of dy's Another pages will be made public la The first batch was provided several months ago to a private researcher and ined by The Associated Press on According to the the FBI first opened a file on Oswald after clipping news counts of his announcement in Moscow in 1959 that he iras de- to the Soviet When Oswald returned to this country with his Marina in 1962, the FBI monitored his movements closely until September 1963. He and his wife had been living in New Orleans until and agents believed the couple was moving to but they picked up some reports that wald had been seen in Agents in Little Rock and New Orleans were put on alert to locate and the Dallas agents on Nov. 1 mined that Mrs. Oswald was living in Irving with Huth Mrs. Paine told the agents that Oswald was working at the Book Depository and that he sometimes visited his wife and newborn The memo said Mrs. Paine tola the agents she didn't know where Oswald was The files give no indication that agents tried to contact wald between Nov. 1 and Nov. 22, when Kennedy was shot from a window at the school book said the build-up of Cuban forces in Africa this year meant that talks with the Cubans would continue but could not lead to a restoration of full diplomatic which ended almost 17 years Nolan said that the dent's position was that any include dis- cussion of a from The congressman said Vance also said to tell Castro the United States would lift all on Cuban reporters in the United States if he would allow major newspapers and news services to open Cuban Anu the secretary also Richmond that the administration is now inclined to approve a pending export cense for in medicines that Castro The members of the House Agriculture Com- are here to seek al and educational exchange programs and to give the bans samples of U.S. crop The congressmen said national security Zbigniew told them the Cuban involvement in Angola was equal to American involvement in Vietnam at its highest Nolan also carried on his trip Rolando Castellanos of Sauk Continued on Page 16 Two hanged in Bermuda Bermuda Two black convicted one charged with slaying Bermuda's governor and his were hanged at dawn today after a night of violent rioting by black The executions of Erskine 33, and Larry 25, were the first since 1946 the British island colony 670 miles southeast of New Burrows and bers of a terror group known as the Black Beret were convicted and sentenced to death two years Burrows was convicted of the 1973 slaying of Sir Richard the British governor of his aide de Capt. Hugh and of the 1972 assassination of Police Commissioner George Both Burrows and Tacklyn were convicted of killing Iwo supermarket executives in a 1973 Police enforced a two-mile no man's land around Casemates Prison where the two men wmt to the The official announcement of the cutions was held up for 90 utes white a jury con- vened to certify the deaths in accordance with the law In another reported that three reportedly two and a staff died in a fire Thursday on an upper floor of the luxurious ampton Princess Hotel seven miles outside The of- said the fire had no parent connection with the ing in Police withheld the names of the victims pending notification of their nest of Almost 800 most of them were evacuated to other the only was calm as day broke but police and troops remained on the alert for a renewal of the violence that rocked the city through the The involving an estimated 500 black youths at its began Thursday night after the Court of Appeals refused to stay the executions of Burrows and It left several stores in the working-class districts of ilton gutted by gasoline but police kept the mobs out of the main business district with tear At one point a a a liquor house and a supermarket were blazing and firemen were pre- vented from dealing with the outbreaks by the rampaging No major injuries were re- but dozens of youths The multiracial United Bermuda Parly government appealed for calm in latenight radio and television About 360 police were on troops of the Bermuda Regiment were on the alert in their and roadblocks were set up to keep everyone two miles from the Casemates Prison at the western end of the The campaign to save rows and Tacklyn them from the gallows was organized by the predominantly Mack which has 15 of the 40 seals in the House of Weather roundup Decreasing cloudiness and colder Clear to partly cloudy and cold tonight zero to 10 Highs Saturday six to 18. Winds light variable High 17. 9. At At 22. Precipitation 24 tars ending 8 a.m. Sunrise Temperatures One Year Ago 11. 75. NEW ICE GROOMING MACHINE Arrival of UK KW for use at the arna was greeted yesterday by city and school district City and share in the the left Richard Alderman Terry Charles Swansea and Harold schwl Iward Mayor Mel Lloyd city and Dave president of the hockey photo by Bruce FDA may yet try to ban liquid protein On the Tail Tower a partner in 9 Iho local lire from I stumps II Area ifl 5 million WASHINGTON The federal in ing warning labels on predigested liquid protein and other protein says it may yet try to ban the products as a health The Food and Drug tration said Thursday that 31 deaths are now being examined for possible links to liquid tein although medical in- say they are sure of a connection in only 10 Those 10 all women under age 45 who died of sudden heart attacks after weeks of ingesting nothing but liquid raised particular con- cern because all of them were dieting under medical super- The modified liquid protein fast was made popular by a book called fast Chance In proposing Ihe warning bel Food and Drug Commissioner Donald M. asked for scientific and gal comments on whether the protein products need to be banned and the best way to take such we determine thai the risk to consumers cannot be con- trolled by Kennedy KDA will act to remove the product from the Sen. Charles H. Percy of Il- the ranking Republican on a special Senate nutrition and health said the warning proposal doesn't go far enough and re- his call for the agency to pull the product off the The proposed published in Ihe Federal Register would require all protein supplements in- tended for use in weight tion or maintenance programs to bear this Very low lorie protein diets may cause serious illness or DO NOT FOR WEIGHT RE- DUCTION OR TENANCE WITHOUT MEDICAL Do not use for any purpose without medical advice if you are taking Not for use by children or pregnant or nursing The labeling which for procedural reasons won't take effect for at least Iwo will apply both to liquid products and powders designed to be mixed with a the agency A blunter warning would be required on the ous protein supplements being sold in health food and drug stores but not intended for ters It would Very low calorie protein diets may cause serious illness or DO NOT USE FOR WEIGHT REDUCTION OR The FDA said it intends to require warnings on supplements because they are used to lose weight whether or not they are explicitly for that
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