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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 6, 1970, Darmstadt, Hesse V i.By RANDY BARNETTS Auto Racing ColumnistMONZA, Italy (S&S) —Austrian Jochcn Kindt, themost colorful personality inGrand Prix racing, was kil-led here Saturday when hisLot us-Ford 72 crashed into aguardrail at 160 miles perhour.The 28-year-old Rindt, whowas born in Mainz, Germany,but drove with an Austrian li-cense, was leading for theWorld's Driving Cham-pionship by a wide marginwhen death came.An official said Rindt wouldbe the world champion nextseason posthumously if JackBrabham, next in standingsbehind him, fails to beatKindt's standings.Rindt was killed momentsafter the second session ofpractice began for Sunday's41st Italian Grand Prix.Rindt Will BeINVxt World Champ —Posthumously — if^Brabham Fails toBeat His StandingsOn his third lap, he wasjust beginning to brake forthe Parabolica curve whensomething apparently brokeon his car about 600 yardsfrom the curve.Only Friday, Rindt said,"The fastest car into the Pa-rabolica has the best chanceof winning at Monza if itcomes to a last-lap showdownlike it did last year. I want toget in some good timesthrough there today."Jackie Stewart of Scotlandoutdueled Rindt into the Pa-rabolica last year, and Ste-wart went on to win.Denny Hulme of New Zea-land, who was just behindRindt when the accident oc-curred, said the car began tofishtail and the Austrianfought in vain for control."The Lotus veered left, hitthe guardrail at 150 or 160miles per hour, bouncedacross the track and hit theopposite guardrail," Hulmesaid."The car went sideways all(Cent. OH Pa<jc 28, Col. 1)a Jochen Kindt SAS Photo by Paul HopkinsIkeTA'RSiandAUTHORIZED UNOFFICIAL PUIUCATION FOX THE U.S. AIMED FORCESI. 29, No. 141uioy, September 6, 1970 D5f doily, 10 prnent of a large Army supportfeargo terminal at Ramstein Air, Germany, the Military Aird chief said here Saturday.During a press conference,!cn. Jack J. Catton touched onus and other topics and alsoexpressed hope that overseasjommereial air charter travelfor the military communitynight survive.Catton, who is on tour of MAC>perations in Europe, operates ajkbal airlift system that in-cludes air rescue, air medicalt vacua t ion and air weatherirvice.Crested CapHe pointed out that the dual-lasing test Crested Cap II, be-ginning Thursday, is one of fourirge exercises involving MACthat will take place in Europe inthe next 60 days. "We did wantto talk with the people whom wejure providing service and makefire that everything is welllanned, and I find thai it is,"e said,1 Catton mentioned operationalIfchanges in MAC being broughtibout by the C5A. "The C5A isanother jumbo jet such asIhe 747 or DC10," he said. "It isa military combat, airlift air-plane designed for one purpose,and that is to provide the abilityto take the heavy firepower ofour ground fighting forces inte-gral with their unit" and deliverthem, "ready to fight, wherever(Cont. on Page 2St Col. SJU.N. Council MeetsMideast FightingRages in 2 AreasSAS Photo by GrocrGen. Jack J. Catton... on MAC tourFrom Press DispatchesHeavy fighting was in pro-gress on two fronts in theMiddle East Saturday, bringingabout a call for an emergencysession of the United Nations Se-curity Council.Fighting was reported Satur-day night between the Jordanianarmy and Palestinian guerrillasnear Amman just a few hoursafter both sides had agreed tostop.In southern Lebanon, Israeliforces battled their way acrossthe southwest slopes of Mt. Her-mon against Arab guerrillas.At the U.N., the SecurityCouncil convened Saturday nightto consider charges of aggres-sion raised by Lebanon againstIsrael.The Israeli drive into Leba-n o n , which started Friday,lasted 40 hours. The troops col-lected arms and ammunition.The area hi|^ is known to theIsraelis as Fatahland, becauseof the large number of Al Fatahguerrillas concentrated there.Israeli forces, however, beganpulling out of South Lebanon inearly evening after a fierce day-l o n g battle with Lebanesetroops, a Lebanese military spo-kesman announced in Beirut.The spokesman said the Is-raeli forces, "taking advantageoJ nightfall, began withdrawingat 7:30 p.m."Commenting on an Israeli announcement regarding the pul-lout, the spokesman said, "Theenemy is still carrying militaryoperations inside Lebanese ter-ritory,"In Jerusalem, Defense Min-ister Moshe Dayan said Satur-day he believes the Arab-Israeliwar is in its final stages.But he said that, if Egypt andthe Soviet Union refuse to with-draw missiles Israel says weremoved close to the Suez Canalin violation of the cease-fire, theagreement on the cease-fire and;>eace talks no longer exists. (Re-lated story on Page 5)At the United Nations, Egypt-tian Ambassador MohammedHassan el-Zayyat said Fridaythat hopes for a peaceful MiddleEastern settlement are "thin-ning and thinning" because ofthe Israeli refusal to engage intalks.He told newsmen in the lobbyof the U.N. headquarters after ameeting with mediator GunnarJarring that he was afraid those(Cont. on Page 2S, Col. 2)Marxist AllendeWins PresidentialElection In ChileSANTIAGO (UPI) — Dr. Sal-vador Allende won the popularvote io Chile's presidential bal-loting Saturday, clearing theway for him to be named theworld's first freely elected Marx-ist chief of state,Allende, backed by the Com-munists in his bid for the presi-dency and a close friend ofCuba's Premier Fidel Castro, inhis victory speech pledged "thebest political, cultural andeconomic relations with all thenations of the world" and askedthat "they respect, as theymust, the right of the people ofChile to have a popular unitygovernment."Aiiende, 62, defeated two op-ponents at the polls — rightistformer President Jorge Ales-sandri and Radomiro Tomic.backed by President EduardoF r e i' s Christian Democraticparty.However, Allende did not re-ceive more than 50 per cent ofthe votes in the three-way raceso Congress, acting as an elec-toral college, will choose bet-ween him and the runner-up,Alessandri.The congressional decision, tobe made Oct. 24, appeared a for-mality. In the past, it hasalways picked the leader in thepopular balloting.Final official votes were: Ai-(Cont. on Pwje ?;>, CuJ. L)