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   Star-Citizen (Newspaper) - July 5, 1970, Tucson, Arizona                              TOP of the NEWS CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. If the Arizona oldtimers are right, yesterday's brief thundershower may usher in the "monsoon" season. According 10 the weatherman, the pos- sibility is there with a 20 per cent chance of shower activity forecast for today and tomor- row. Temperatures will remain hot, with ex- pected extremes of 100 to 105 this afternoon and 73 to 78 Monday morning: Yesterday's temperatures were 103 and 75, compared with 100 and 75 last year. Record temperatures for the date are 108 in 1957 and 64 in 1S61. Full details on Page 8A. Global CAMBODIA ECONOMY'. After three- months of war, much of the Cambodian in- dustry has been destroyed, and, while some officials remain optimistic, the situation ap- pears to be getting worse and worse. Page 8A. "H" IS WHERE YOU FIND IT. Eighty per cent of all heroin brought into the United States comes from Turkey. With U.S. advice, the Turkish government is trying to control it and keep it from the blackmarket. Page 11A. PARAGLIDING. Tourists in Puerto Val- larta, Jalisco, are enjoying paragliding over surf, town and jungle. The view is tremendous and'the landing is on soft., white sand. Page 1C. National 1970 CENSUS. Preliminary population fig- ures are now complete for 29 states. They con- firm what demographers and politicians have predicted: the population of central cities and farm areas is stagnant or declining. Suburbs and Western states are gaining numbers rapid- ly. Page 2A. HAROLD S. VANDERBILT. The world-fa- mous yachtsman, who also invented contract bridge and was once a railroad financier, dies at his home in Newport, R.I., at the age of 86. Page 5A. UMATILLAS' PLIGHT. A small Indian tribe in Oregon is caught in a slough of des- pair. Their reservation is a slum with open spaces. Whether the tribe stays or whether it will leave is debated by tribal leaders. Page 9B. ATHLETIC CRISIS. Many athletic officials say prep and collegiate athletics are facing their greatest crisis! New problems and new views on all sides add up to a collective diffi- culty. Page IB. Arizona BETTER FOOD. A timetable for setting up the food stamp program for the poor in four Arizona counties, including Pima, has been greatly speeded up, according to State Welfare Commissioner John 0. Graham. Page 3D. FOREST FIRES. Officials of the Tonto Na- tional Forest say fire fighters are still trying to control four lightning-caused blazes, two of which have blackened a total of acres of timberland. Page 20B. Local LATIN TRIP. Mayor James N. Corbett de- cides to foigo a planned trip to a meeting in Cartegena, Colombia, at the city's expense. Page 5A. m Index Bridge 13C Crossword 1 3C Editorial 12D Financial IID Good Health 12C Jet Crash Site The wreckage of a British chartered jet carrying vacationers to Spain was found Saturday on a mountainside 50 miles north of Barcelona. There were no survivors the 112 persons, seven of whom were the crew. Washington Celebmfion Has Something For All WASHINGTON (AP) America never had such a birthday party before. Stars gave their talent. Common people gave their prayer, song and cheers. Dissenters, claiming their heri- tage, clamored on the fringes. Bob Hope cracked jokes, keeping his pledge to keep Honor America Day oft politics and on fun and country. Billy Graham preached a ser- mon of unity and common ideals. President Nixon sent his greeting in the same mood. America's founding fathers did 194 years ago when they declared this country in- dependent, the President said, l-is the greatest political achievement in the history of man, and are the beneficiaries of that achieve- ment." Most of the mfxed crowd at the nighttime gala cheered Hope and a host of other entertai- ners. A few threw pop bottles and litter, but no real harm was done. Scattered skirmishes between police and young antiwar protesters throughout the after- noon failed to scare away a crowd for the Hope show, estimated by various police sources from to in the neighborhood of Mostly Hers 1-71) Movies 9C Pub. Rec 20B Sports 1-8B TV-Radio 7C the largest rally ever held here, last fall's pro- test against the war. Tinges of tear gas still hung in the air, and police continued a running battle with hecklers in the rear of the crowd shouting antiwar gans and obscenities and hurling varied-mis- siles. Youthful troublemakers threw at least two canisters of tear gas into the crowd near police lines, bothering some of the spectators but not interrupting ihe performance on stage. Most of the crowd ignored the disorders, but in the huge throng it was impossible to differentiate completely between the dis- rupters and those just trying to watch one of the greatest gatherings of stars in America's history. Jack Benny and Red Skelion joined Hope with comedy. Glen Campbell. Kate Smith. Con- nie Stevens and Jeannie C. Riley contributed their big song hits. Dorothy Lamour, Barbara Eden. Dinah Shore, The Young Americans, The New (Continued on Page 2A. Col. 1) Honor America Day Crowd Twenty Cents FINAL Edition VOL I NO. 10 TUCSON, ARSON A, JULY 5. 1970 NINETY PAGES Armaments Of Catholics Confiscated British Seize Huge Piles Of Belfast Guns, Bombs BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) Brit- ish troops seized piles of hidden guns, bombs and ammunition Saturday in the aftermath of rioting that killed five civilians, and Military men .took over the guard at two special courts trying 120 persons on riot charges. The latest disturbances came after the army seized an arms cache and a stone-and- bottle-throwing brawl erupted. .Streets were debris-littered and deserted in the riot-scarred Falls Road quarter a Roman Catholic en- clave as the army ordered a full emergency curfew and began house-to-house searches for the weapons used in the rioting Friday night and early Saturday. The night of fighting, with fire bombs, gre- nades and gunfire exploding in the streets, raised Northern Ireland's riot death toll to 12 in the past two weekends. Two of Friday night's victims were snipers killed by army sharp-shooters. Another was crushed by an armored car. At least 80 other persons were injured 19 of them soldiers and about 300 were arrested. To prevent further bloodshed, the govern- ment banned all processions throughout the province for three days, thus canceling Protes- tant Orange parades set for Sunday outside Belfast. Troops barricaded roads into the town of Armagh and searched cars for hidden arms. At the frontier with the Irish Republic between Londonderry and Donegal, all cars were searched for arms. In Londonderry, army en- gineers built sandbagged posts along the lines between Catholic and Protestant districts. One group of 11, including two women and five youths, was charged with having rounds of ammunition. In the Falls Road district troops ordered 1.500 residents out of their homes to nearby schools while the houses were searched. They turned up 45 pistols, 38 rifles, two submachine guns, 13 shotguns, rounds of ammuni- tion, 100 firebombs and 46 pounds of ex- plosives. From inside the sealed-off district, nation- alist Member of Parliament Paddy Devlin de- clared that the area's Catholics now wanted the troops to stay to protect them against Pro- testants, who would be "infuriated" at the dis- closure of arms caches. Devlin said the weap- ons had been brought into the district to pro- tect it from Protestant attacks. Friday night's fighting, he contended, be- gan because people were angry that the army used nausea gas to break up street crowds, which had gathered after an arms raid and a stone-and-bottle throwing brawl. Fireworks Used To Steal More KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Police said fireworks were used in the rob- bery Saturday of a stand where they were being sold. Mrs. Lou Wyrick, 33, reported two young men entered a fireworks stand she was operating and selected large armloads of her wares. Then each threw a lighted cherry bomb at her, causing injuries to her foot and ankle bo fore they escaped on foot. UA Fireworks Finale A final burst of fireworks explodes over the University of Arizona stadium to mark the end of last night's Jaycees-sponsored Independence Day celebration. Officials estimated that persons attended. {Sheaffer Phoro] Man As Cancer Devouring Earth By Isaac Asimov The first mistake is to think of mankind as a thing in itself. It isn't. It is part of an intricate web of life. And we can't think even of life as a thing in itself. It isn't. It is part of the intricate structure of a pianet bathed by energy from a sun. The earth in the nearly five billion years since it assumed approximately its present form, has undergone a vast evolution. When it first came into being, it very likely lacked what we would today call an ocean and an atmosphere. These were formed by the gradual outward movement of material as the solid interior settled together. Nor were ocean, atmosphere and solid crust independent of each other after formation. There is interaction always: evaporation, con- densation, solution, weathering. Far within the solid crust there are slow, continuing changes, too, of which hot springs, volcanoes and earth- quakes are the more noticeable manifestations here on the surface. Between two and three billion years ago, portions of the surface water, by the energetic radiation from the sun. developed complicated compounds in organization suf- ficiently versatile to qualify as what we call "life." Life forms have become more complex and more various ever since. But life forms are as much a part of thi structure of the earth as any inanimate portion is. It is all an inseparable part of a whole. If any animal is isolated totally from other forms of life. by starvation will surely follow. If isolated from water, death by dehy- dration will foilow even faster. If isolated from air, whether free or dissolved in water, death by asphyxiation will foilow still faster. If iso- lated from the sun, animals would survive for a time, but plants would die. and if all plants died, animals would starve. It works in reverse, too. for the inanimate portion of earth is shaped and nio'ided by life. The nature of the atmosphere has been changed by plant activity iwhich adds to the air the free oxygen it could not otherwise re- The soil is turned by earthworms, while enormous ocean reefs are formed by coral. The entire planet, plus solar energy, is one enormous intricately interrelated system. The entire planet is a life form made up of non- living portions and a large variety of living portions 
                            

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