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   Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 12, 1979, Tokyo, Japan                              *fi34?PIft22it175f.*~— »3f'JSeoul Foreign IfWagner Falcons 60* *'• fKubasakl Dragons 54VoHl Red Devils 48* #CAJ KnightsFaith Vanguards -Yokota PanthersJFK Islanders48484440* * *Taegu Warriors 06Okinawa Christian 67* * *M.C. Perry Samurais 65Mlsawa Eagles 54Details, Sports SectionST £ ftA jriJiL34th Year, No, 70ACIFIMonday, March 12, 1970AN AUTHOllZfO UNOFFICIAL PUBLICATION FOI THE U.S. ARMED FORCES OF THE PACIFIC COMMANDTot, 2, survives cold — 456Congressional reportshortagesLikely if cold hitsDefy Khomeini and veil — 7Hints Mideast pact nearpaper Carter arrives in Jerusalemreportsparty splitAssociated PressPeking's most importantnewspaper revealed Satur-day a "major breach*' in theChinese Communist Partyleadership, and Hanoi said itwas caused by internal oppo-sition to the Chinese invasionof Vietnam*The remarkably candidChinese article, which spokeof "struggles" troubling theparty, did not say whether thewar had provoked the newfactionalism.But Vietnam claimed thatgrowing anti-war feeling inChina had forced the govern-ment to announce the with-drawal of its invasion armylast Monday. Hanoi also saida dissident radio stationinside China has been mak-ing clandestine broadcastsagainst the war.In their latest battle re-ports, the Vietnamese contin-ued to insist that despite whatwas told to the Chinese peoplePeking's troops were notpulling back across the bor-der and were indiscrimi-nately shelling Vietnamesecities and committing atroc-ities.However, Western intelli-gence sources said they wereunable to say accurately howmuch fighting continued(Continued on Page 2, Col. 4)TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — PresidentCarter, appealing for support, arrivedhere Saturday strongly hinting that apeace accord between Egypt and Israelis nearing completion."I have good reason to hope that thegoal can now be reached," the presidentsaid at Ben Gurlon Airport."I look forward to completing theurgent business at hand on this visit."Arriving at the end of the JewishSabbath, Carter and his wife, Rosalynn,were greeted by Israeli Prime MinisterMenachem Begin and President YitzakNavon.Navon said Israel had made "enor-mous sacrifices far beyond what wasexpected" to achieve peace. But he saidhe prayed Carter's visit would removeIsrael's concern about signing a peacetreaty "liable to endanger our security."During airport ceremonies, Carterstood in the darkness with his hand overhis heart while the U.S. national anthemwas played.Carter, on the second leg of his peacejourney that began Thursday in Egypt,said he would confer with Begin on thesame "final details" he discussed withEgypt's Anwar Sadat.From Tel Aviv, the president traveledto Jerusalem for ceremonial bread-and-wlne greetings from the mayor, followedby a private dinner at Begin's home.» s** 0 \ifcTaking libertieswith the ACLUOLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP)— The American Civil Liber-ties Union asked the wrongattorney to challenge a mu-nicipal loitering ordinance.Louis Alfonso said Fridayhe received a telephone callfrom the ACLU, asking him totake a public interest case."Where is the case?" Al-fonso asked. "Old Bridge inMiddlesex County" was thereply."Sorry," Alfonso told theACLU. "I won't be able totake the case. But 1*11 see youin court. I'm the townshipattorney."Alfonso will defend thetownship against the legalchallenge.A kiss for Prince CharmingShapely Janet Priest had her ambition fulfilled when sheplanted a kiss on the cheek of Prince Charles of Great Britain."I couldn't resist kissing him," said Miss Priest as sheemerged from the surf of Australia's Cottesloe Beach in Perth.The prince, who was out for an early-morning swim, is on anofficial visit to Australia. (AP)At the airport, Carter appealed forsupport, saying "it would be a tragedy toturn away from the path of peace afterhaving come so far."The president's visit prompted Israeliauthorities to ban demonstrations inJerusalem and workmen put a fresh coatof varnish on the paneling in Begin'soffice.Carter's Mideast mission was tenta-tively scheduled to end Monday, but U.S.officials acknowledged the possibility ofa return visit to Cairo on Tuesday.Carter and Begin last met on Monday inWashington, where U.S. officialspresented new compromise suggestions(Continued on Page 2, Col. 1)* * * * * *Terror squad slainhours before visitTEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli army patrol trappedand killed four Palestinian guerrillas In a tomato field earlySaturday before they could carry out a plot to terrorize Israelby seizing hostages in the hours before President Carterarrived, the military said.A Palestinian group in Beirut claimed its "suicide squad"had killed many Israeli soldiers before dying themselves. Butan army communique here said there were no Israelicasualties.The gun battle near the Jordan River's Adam Bridgeoccurred 20 hours before Carter arrived in Jerusalem, 30 milesto the south west.Elsewhere in the Israeli-occupied West Bank of the JordanRiver, Palestinians defying a ban on demonstrations burnedtires and stoned Israeli trucks to protest Carter's visit toIsrael. There were no reports of injuries or arrests in theprotests in Ramallah, the nearby El Am'ari refugee camp andJericho.The Israeli communique said the motorized patrolintercepted the four Palestinians at about midnight near thebridge. (Continued on Page 2, Col. 3)Cargo duty approvedfor AF women pilotsN.Y. TimesWASHINGTON — The Air Force has quietly decided toassign women pilots to big C-141 cargo planes around the worldand on refueling tankers for all tactical aircraft.The Air Force decision, which is scheduled to beannounced in a few weeks, follows a three-year test programin which women were trained as pilots on various planesexcept combat fighters."How have they done?" asked Lt. Gen. Bennie L. Davis,the Air Force Manpower and Personnel Chief. He thenanswered his own question by saying, "Very, very well."Antonia Handler Chuyes, Air Force Assistant Secretaryfor Manpower, Reserve Affairs and Logistics, said: "Theimplications of this are not only that women will serve as pilotson these aircraft, but that women, having served as pilots, willbe able to move up to command and staff positions in the AirForce."Although the Air Force decision is a breakthrough forwomen in the military, Pentagon officials made it clear thatrestrictions remained for women in combat and that therewere few immediate prospects of women flying fighter planes(Continued on Page 2, Col. 3)  

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