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Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - August 17, 1975, Winona, Minnesota Sunday's Reaction to Bangladesh varies Visiting the Sgt Floyd About persons from Winona and the surrounding counties are expected to tour the Army Corps of Engineers bicentennial towboat the Sgt Floyd this weekend The floating museum arrived here from Prairie du Chien Wis Friday for a three day A town hopes fights Kellogg Minn a city of 403 residents in Wabasha County is fighting the small town stigma seeking to remain alive following the rerouting of Highway 61 around the village Vegetable stands once popular with highway travelers no longer are seen but residents can find signs of life in the city Part of the rejuvenation is centered in plans by a Minneapolis firm which has purchased several buildings to wholesale and retail building supplies The big drawback in the eyes of the residents is that there is no cafe meaning no reason for motorists to stop through the city known as Minnesota's watermelon A fair to conclude The judging completed and all purple and blue ribbons awarded the Buffalo County Fair at Mondovi Wis today gets ready to sing its 1975 swan song But it won't happen before a day filled with music dog and tractor contests and the annual style review School bells about to ring Plans are being made for the opening of the school year in Southeastern Minnesota area communities Preparations include workshops for teachers and tion sessions for new students School activity in most districts will get under way in a somewhat mild manner the week before Labor Day But by Sept 2 classes will be in full Page Lake Winona to be invaded An invasion the biggest sports event ever to come to this area is hitting the shores of Lake Winona this week An estimated 300 drivers some additional pit crew and family members probably around 600 boats and maybe as many as spectators are expected here for the American Power Boat Association's National Outboard Pro Championships Drivers already have begun to arrive although the races won't start until Thursday and the championship heats aren't scheduled until Saturday and Good eating can be deadly The strange-looking blowfish also known as the is both a delectable seafood and the source of one of the deadliest poisons known to man In Japan where the fish is called fugu cooks receive intensive training in the preparation of fugu dinners and must be licensed Nonetheless gourmet diners still run the risk of a sudden end to a pleasant evening meal At least 200 people die annually by consuming the perilous puffer and more than one cook has been known to drop dead after performing the crucial taste test on a fugu By MYRON NEW DELHI India AP Sheik Rahman the Bangladesh leader slain in a military coup and branded corrupt by the nation's new leaders was buried Saturday in his home village with full Radio Bangladesh reported India condemned the killing of the year-old sheik in Friday's predawn uprising but the country's new rulers picked up quick diplomatic and moral support from Pakistan against whom Mujib led the successful 1971 independence campaign The radio broadcast gave no details of how death came to Mujib once revered as the father of the young nation Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto who once branded the Bangladesh leaders as traitors bestowed his country's official diplomatic recognition on the one- Dacca government led by newly installed President Khondakar Mushtaque Ahmed But Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's government which helped Bangladesh fight its brief war of independence deliberately refrained from any ex- pression of support to Ahmed and said it was carefully studying and watching developments We are deeply grieved by the tragic death of Sheik Rahman who led the national struggle for liberation with steadfastness and said an of- statement by the Indian Foreign Ministry Informed observers said the wording of the Indian statement made early Indian recognition of the new government unlikely The Indian statement followed Bhutto's recognition of the Islamic Republic of a name change reported by diplomatic sources but so far not officially announced Dy Dacca radio Bhutto a bitter foe of Mujib also an- he was sending large donations of badly needed clothing materials tons of rice to Dacca as a first and spontaneous gesture Bangladesh responded by broadcasting Bhutto's message of good wishes on its official radio throughout the day Ahmed in a broadcast Friday after he was installed as president said Sheik Mujib was ousted because he had permitted corruption and did not solve the problems of one of the world's poorest lands Winona Sunday News year of publication Winona Minn August 17 1975 Thirty-Five Cents Per Copy President briefed on Mideast deadly The inside Summer calendar Youth Daily The Sunny Skies today should be mostly clear with high temperatures this after- noon a pleasant 75 to 82 tures tonight are expected to sink into the under partly cloudy weather details page VAIL Ford and Henry A Kissinger conferred Saturday amid reports that the secretary of state will soon be off on a Mideast mission to wrap up an interim accord between Egypt Ford and Kissinger were joined by the President's deputy national security adviser Lt Gen Brent Scowcroft in the den of the chief executive's vacation home here They posed for pictures and when a reporter asked the President if any major Mideast announcements were likely this weekend Ford When they come we'll let you know Kissinger accompanied by his wife Nancy flew from Washington Friday night to brief the President today on latest Mideast developments Asked by newsmen on his arrival about reports from Israel and Egypt that he would resume shuttle diplomacy next week Kissinger We have been making progress during a week of intensive negotiations but we haven't really settled it finely yet I don't want to characterize it as a breakthrough Kissinger said he and Ford would review the status of the negotiations As you know the Israeli cabinet is going to meet on Sunday and there are a number of other things that need discussions White House aides said the secretary hoped to spend much of the weekend relaxing The are staying in a private residence near the home that the Fords are renting As Ford neared the halfway point of his working vacation he planned to play golf for the sixth straight day Before leaving Washington Kissinger met for the third time in a week with Israeli Ambassador Simcha Dinitz Kissinger has said he would resume his Mideast shuttle diplomacy only when he was 90 per cent sure of concluding the accord Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon said Friday in Tel Aviv he would not be prised if Kissinger came to the Middle East before the end of next week to work out final details Allon said an agreement with Egypt is closer than any time in the past but that several problems still require clarification Cairo's semiofficial newspaper Al reported that Kissinger would fly to Israel on Wednesday and then go to the Egyptian resort city of Alexandria on Friday to meet with President Anwar Sadat After completing his Egyptian mission the secretary will stop in Syria Jordan and Saudi Arabia Al said Allon said that if American personnel were sent to the Middle East as part of a disengagement agreement between Israel and Egypt the personnel would be civilian and not military This is not a military presence but a civilian presence with more political than military he said in a television interview The idea of such a presence is considered a key to Israeli willingness to abandon the strategic Mitla and Gidi passes on the Sinai peninsula Mrs Ford Adam Marko 8 Miami Fla gets a pat of approval from Betty Ford after taking her photo in Vail Colo Saturday The First Lady posed for the boy after a trip to the beauty parlor AP pay to eat with Ford MINNEAPOLIS Minn AP Membership of the Minnesota Republican Elephant Club has more than doubled since it was announced President Ford will lunch with the organization Tuesday Party leaders say he club should have at least 200 members by the lime Ford arrives You can bet the President's visit is bringing us new says State Sen George Pillsbury master of ceremonies for the luncheon Phone calls came into state GOP headquarters all last week from people who want to meet Ford Republican officials said It's wild it's just said Chairwoman Carolyn Ring Many of the Elephant Club members are lop business leaders Among those who'll have luncheon with the President are board chairmen of the H B Fuller Co Cargill Inc General Mills National Life and Piper wood Pillsbury said some people who had given the GOP only or previously now are giving more so they can go to the luncheon A contributor of or more becomes a member of the Elephant Club and is invited to dine with President Ford on chicken a la veronique chicken with seedless grapes and a white wine There'll also be melon balls salad rolls and assorted pastries at the p.m luncheon in the Registry Hotel in suburban Bloomington Ford be in Minneapolis to speak to the national convention of the American Legion but state GOP leaders arranged to get political and financial benefits from his visit The President now on a working vacation at Vail Colo will arrive by plane at 10 p.m Monday and will spend that night in an night room in in Bloomington Rooms there run up to but the hotel president said Ford didn't want anything pretentious State Republican Chairman Charles Slocum has announced a presidential project blitz The goal is 15.000 contributors and in contributions by the time President Ford arrives in Minnesota Portugal's leaders seek harmony LISBON Portugal AP Communist party leader Alvaro Cunhal made a trip Saturday to address a rally in Portugal's Roman Catholic heartland where bloody riots erupted three weeks ago At the same time the military junta made up of President Francisco da Costa Gomes Premier Vasco Goncalves and security chief Otelo Saraiva de announced it was taking action to splits in the armed forces The an- said consolidation of the nation's leftist revolution depended also on the ending of what it called secondary antagonisms among political parties excluded from the government Moderate dissidents were seeking in the meantime to link up with a growing number of military officers expressing dissatisfaction with the government Cunhal battling to bolster his own slipping influence and that of Communist Goncalves went to Alcobaca in central Portugal Further north Communists threatened to take to the streets in Vila Real to counter an antigovernment demonstration by refugees from the West African colony of Angola Police were poised for trouble Communist officials in Lisbon said determination to rally party members with a personal appearance in Alcobaca had not been swayed by fears for his own safety violence has taken four lives and destroyed some 40 party offices this month The Communist offensive to regain national popularity began Thursday night with a rally in Lisbon Cunhal pledging not to repay violence with violence signaled his fears of political suffocation by offering to cooperate with any party to mend the path of the revolution The Catholic Church called a rally for today in the northwest town of Viana do Castelo A similar rally in nearby Braga last Sunday left more than 30 persons wounded as troops battled to keep Com- and Catholics apart A Lisbon newspaper reported that democratic activists were forming anti-Fascist brigades to punish counterrevolutionary acts There was no independent confirmation of this A group of moderate armed forces leaders ouster claim to have 85 per cent of the armed forces behind them The premier's office contests this figure but admits to at least 60 per cent in the troubled north Agencies differ on farm aid WASHINGTON AP Congressional investigators say the government could boost the profits of small farms by giving them more technical aid but the Agriculture Department contends it would be a waste of money Congress General Accounting Office concludes in a new report that such assistance would hike the incomes of small farmers on millions of acres of U.S land and help meet world food and fiber needs But the Agriculture Department in response says modern forces work against efficiency and any more technology money would not be effective If small farms were assisted so that total production were the department argued price declines could further reduce incomes of small farmers The department said it could mend no action on GAO's proposals The GAO report is to be distributed publicly Monday but a congressman reading an advance copy discussed it before the press over the weekend Because the USDA doesn't see the small farmer as a sound economic risk it refuses to invest in said Rep Charles Rose If we are not very careful we will not have any farmers to represent operations by the The GAO study said demonstration projects already have shown that con- production and management assistance to farmers can increase It said the Agriculture Department the potential for increasing small farmers incomes with specific technology and management techniques the assistance small mers would to adjust to great changes in productivity structure and size of farms that will result from future research out how many small farmers could put technology and management aid louse to increase their incomes But Asst Agriculture Secretary Robert W Long in a reply attached to the GAO report contended that technology and management have not been the primary limiting factors on income He implied that more serious problems are many small farmers difficulty in finding credit and attractive farmland He said a study of 125 Ozark counties in Arkansas Missouri and Oklahoma found of the small farmers were disabled and two-thirds had eight years or less of schooling so that many wore un- willing to use free technology assistance Bronfman Choppers Joseph Piva who owns a New Bedford Mass marine specialties shop is surrounded by sharks jaws which are selling fast during the Jaws mania In four PIva says he's sold some sharks teeth and several hundred sets of jaws AP NEW YORK AP Multimillionaire Bronfman rushed into his Fifth Avenue early Saturday but hour after hour passed without an anticipated break in the kidnaping of his son Samuel The chairman of the billion-dollar Seagram Co the world's largest maintained silence as did his family and the The lid is on tighter than an FBI n told newsmen when asked if all or part of a reported million ransom demand had been met and if the old heir would soon be freed A family spokesman said Saturday afternoon that Bronfman is holding up well and is still optimistic There were unconfirmed reports earlier in the week that Samuel Bronfman had been buried with a supply of air and water The elder Bronfman 46 was to have married Eileen Webb 25 of England on Saturday but the festivities wore postponed It was to be his third marriage Sam a June graduate of Williams College was last seen eight days ago when he dined with his father Al Saturday Aug 9 Samuel telephoned his father and said he had been kidnaped by three men while on his way to his mother's home in Purchase an fluent county suburb The family said Monday that it was in contact with the kidnapers and then on Thursday appealed for more evidence that Sum is alive and at the same time pledging to obey any instructions relayed over a secret telephone number
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