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Nevada Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1973, Reno, Nevada RENO EVENING GAZETTE NINETY-SEVENTH YEAR No 284 Airline shooting RENO NEVADA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22 1973 PHONE 702 15 CENTS Israel denounced around the world By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Angry denunciations of Israel echoed around the world today for the shooting down of a yan passenger jet at a cost of more than 100 lives President Nixon added his voice in- directly to the chorus of re- buke Israel claimed its fighters fired on the Libyan Airways 727 over occupied Sinai Wednesday only after the jet's French pilot disobeyed orders to land But in Cairo the plane's destination Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Reform taxes WASHINGTON AP ident Nixon disclosed today that he will recommend a tax reform to Congress as well as measures to alleviate the tax burden on older Americans In his State of the Union sage to Congress on the my Nixon dispelled doubts that he would present tax reform legislation of his own saying only that it would build on ther reforms of 1969 and 1971 It was the only reference to tax reform legislation in the message and the tration gave no details The House Ways and Means Com- is holding hearings on reform legislation to close called loopholes in the income tax code UNEMPLOYMENT The President also said he will submit bills to improve the nation's unemployment com- program minimum wage laws the private pension system and the manner in which we deal with our trans- systems On property tax relief Nixon covered the subject in a one sentence statement saying the recommendations would be de- signed to alleviate the ing burdens which property taxes now create for older Americans He repeated his appeal to Congress to impose a rigid spending ceiling of billion in fiscal 1974 The stakes are high If we do not restrain ing and if my recommended cuts are reversed it would take a 15 per cent increase in in- come taxes to pay for the tional expenditures It was the first tune that on has used that figure in ring to the spending ceiling Airplane baby arrest made YOUNGSTOWN Ohio A woman has been charged with attempted murder of her newborn baby who was abandoned in the com- mode of a toilet on a United Air Lines jet the FBI reported day The charge was filed against Betty Jean Anderson of ville La a senior at University in Baton Rouge the FBI here said She was taken before a U.S magistrate and released on personal bond Khader Hatem said Egypt had no evidence that the pilot ever was in radio contact with the Israeli fighters The Egyptians produced a tape recording of the last conversation Israel's air force boss said his jet fighters had not meant to shoot down the airliner but only tried to make it land Maj Gen Mordechai Hod said the plane was flying over the WINTHROP ROCKEFELLER Arkansas Rockefeller dies at 0 PALM SPRINGS Calif Winthrop Rockefeller for- mer Arkansas governor and one of six children of John D Rockefeller Jr died today of cancer at Desert Hospital a family spokesman said He was 60 was admitted to the hospital a week ago with a chest ailment but doctors bad refused to discuss details of the illness They had said only that it may have been related to a malignant cyst that was re- moved from his back last year After the cyst was removed in Arkansas Rockefeller under- went exploratory surgery and treatment in New York Rockefeller 60 wrested the governorship of Arkansas from 90 years of Democratic party control and ignited one of the most far-reaching reform movements in Arkansas tory Victor in two bitter for two-year rial terms he was rejected by voters in 1970 when he violated a pledge not to seek a third term Rockefeller was even to those who closely advised him a puzzle and a bit of a ick The only one of six ler children to fail to complete college he rough-necked three years in the Texas oilfields and enlisted as a private in the Army in World War II While his brothers remained in New York the state of his birth Rockefeller set down roots in one of the most rural areas of a basically rural state and said that since he had picked Arkansas rather than settling for the happenstance of birth it proved he loved her more Rockefeller was 40 when he came to Arkansas in 1953 He first married Mrs Barbara Bobo Paul Sears daughter of a Lithuanian coal miner at midnight on Valentine's Day 1948 after a Cinderella ro- mance that went on the rocks five years later most sensitive military area in Israel The passenger jet was over Israeli military installations along the eastern side of the Suez Canal occupied since the 1967 war The last words on the tape in English and supposedly from the pilot were I guess we have some serious trouble with both our heading and our compass and then a few seconds later We are shot by a We are shot by fighter A surviving steward said two rockets were fired DEATH TOLL The death toll apparently stood at 105 Libyan officials said 112 persons were on the jet Israel reported nine vors had been pulled from the wreckage but that two of those both women died during the night especially in the West dismayed leaders de- what they regarded as a severe blow to hopes for settle- ment efforts in the Middle East President Nixon sent sages of condolence to Libya and Egypt a pointed rebuke to the But a Lebanese newspaper accused the dent of hypocrisy likening him to a murderer who attends the funeral of his victims The Israeli military com- mand said 90 bodies had been recovered The search for the rest was hampered by a storm during the night The Libyan airline said five of the French two of the passengers were German the others were Libyans Egyptians Lebanese Palestinians and Sudanese Two Frenchmen were among the survivors the first officer and a steward The nonaligned group of countries at the United Nations in New York expressed arity with the countries which have been the victims of the aggression and called upon the international to put an end to the policy of Israel Laos reports heavy attacks despite peace VIENTIANE Laos AP North Vietnamese and Pathet Lao troops captured two towns in southern Laos today after the cease-fire began at noon and made heavy attacks on government positions south of the Plain of Jars informed sources reported There have been massive said one source Laotian military sources gave guarded confirmation of the cease-fire violations and the size of the attacks Reports from the south said government troops were in full retreat toward the Mekong er from the town of Paksong The reports said they uated the town at p.m 15 minutes after the cease-fire in the face of heavy shelling and ground attacks by units of the North Vietnamese 8th ment Paksong which has been cap- tured and lost twice in recent weeks is 30 mile's east of Pakse an important Mekong River town and the ters of the rightist political tion Sensational London reaction to plane downing London newspapers used big black headlines Wednesday airliner over the Sinai Peninsula not far from the Suez in announcing that Israeli warplanes had downed a Libyan Canal UPI Photo The Gazette interviews visiting acupuncturist Story on page 15 Irrigation district Truckee water allocation sliced China U.S to establish official ties An annual Truckee River wa- ter allocation limit of acre feet to the Irrigation District has been set by U.S District Court Judge Gerhard Gesell The judge k concluding a lengthy Washington trial also approved cation of acre feet for the this year ending Oct 31 The new lower allocation will be effective Nov 1 The decision parallels request from the Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Tribe A acre-foot limitation had been re- quested to stabilize the desert lake INDIAN ARGUMENT Indians have argued upstream diversions of the river water threaten the lake's existence The court's decision is expected to be appealed to the U.S Court by a group of cies headed by the Bureau of Reclamation The bureau con- Truckee River water eries to the district State Water Engineer Roland Westergard and District Manager Jim Wood have de- comment on the court decision Both say they will not comment until they see the full decision Last year the tion was acre feet VERY HAPPY A Washington attorney the tribe said he was very happy with the decision but hopes the Supreme Court Chuckle This sign displayed in a bank would have amazed our ber part of what you earn belongs to you will provide a firmer solution to the problem He pointed out the decision dealt only with limiting stream diversions and not with whether Indian water rights are paramount along the Truckee Gesell also directed the reau of Reclamation and the to institute water saving measures The district may re- Turn to page 2 col 3 Aid to Hanoi not ransom WASHINGTON AP advisory Henry ger said today reconstruction aid to North Vietnam is not a kind of ransom we are paying to maintain the peace but rather is a long-term ment toward peace in Indo- china Reporting on his four days of talks in Hanoi Kissinger said the major focus was on lishing more normal relations and not on the postwar ic aid The goal he told a White House briefing is to enable the leaders of North Vietnam to work together with other tries in a more constructive relationship and to provide in- for peaceful evolution Saying the reconstruction aid should be viewed not in terms of a Kissinger ob- was directing his re- marks to the growing con- in Congress over war assistance WASHINGTON AP The States-and an- today they will lish official governmental son offices in Washington and Peking to speed up tion of relations between the two countries The development was an- in a joint communique issued in Washington and Presidential aide Henry A Kissinger said the offices will serve as the principal contact points on the expansion of trade as well as all other matters except the strictly formal diplo- matic aspects of ties between the countries FULL PRIVILEGES Kissinger said the liaison of- fices will have full diplomatic privileges but will in no way imply establishment of formal diplomatic relations Kissinger who returned Tuesday from four days of ex- tensive talks in Peking with Communist party Chairman Mao Tse-tung and Premier Chou also disclosed AIRMEN FREED American airmen held prisoner by China since being shot down over Chinese ry will be released in the next few weeks They are Air Force Maj Philip E Smith a er since Sept 20 1965 and Navy Lt Cmdr Robert J Flynn held since Aug 21 1967 life sentence of John Thomas Downey a Central In- Agency employe held since the Korean War will be reviewed in the last half of the year Kissinger said he had been told Downey's sentence could be shortened for good be- havior and that he was in- formed Downey's conduct as a prisoner had been exemplary United States has no immediate plans to withdraw its remaining military forces from the Chinese Nationalist island of Taiwan but the sub- ject will be reviewed ically with decisions based principally on Washington's of war in the area of State William P Rogers and Chinese Foreign Minister Chi will begin discussions in Paris next week on settlement of can claims against China ling some million and some blocked Chinese assets in the United States The aim will be to re- solve the issues quickly through negotiations The agreement to establish liaison offices in each other's capitals apparently was the most significant development to come out of Kissinger's Peking talks He said the two ments felt the existing formal channel for contact through their Paris embassies in- adequate While the heads of the two of- fices will not hold formal diplo- matic titles Kissinger said they will enjoy Ml diplomatic leges including the right to communicate with their home governments by code index Morning-after birth control pill to be cleared for rape WASHINGTON AP Tot Food and Drug Administration it plans to approve the drug DBS for emergency use as a morning-after pill Emergencies would include rape or incest FDA Commissioner Charles C Edwards made the an- Wednesday during the first day of extensive ings before Sen Edward M Kennedy's health subcommittee into human medical ex- The hearings are to continue today Edwards told the panel that fresh evidence presented by a scientific advisory panel in- DES is safe for the user and effective when taken on a one-time basis But he warned that the yet that DES may cause cancer in an unborn human fetus if administered to nant women In such cases Edwards said an FDA scientific advisory committee recommends an early abortion induced by con- means DES is the abbreviation for diethylstilbestrol a synthetic estrogen which has been able for 30 years for the ment of certain gynecological symptoms 2 Sections 30 Pages SECTION ONE Business news Editorials 4 Family living Sylvia Porter 14 The doctor 9 SECTION TWO Amusements 23 Ann Landers 22 Classified ads Comics 22 Crossword puzzle -27 Deaths 21 Earl Local regional news 15 Markets 21 Public notices 24 Sports Television log 22 The weather 21 Win at bridge 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