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Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - April 15, 1976, Winona, Minnesota Activist on trial Tverdokhlebov human rights activist went on trial Wednesday in Moscow charged with slandering the state The former physicist was arrested a year ago when Soviet secret police cracked down on members of Amnesty International a human rights organization based in London Asylum refused The Libyan government has refused asylum to the three Filipino Moslems who ered in Benghazi Wednesday after aerial ing in history the official Libyan news agency reports The Arab Revolutionary News Agency said the three young men were under interrogation but gave no indication what President ammar government might do with them Andrei Business boost Sen William Proxmire an unrelenting critic of government waste and improprieties ed his wife's tour business by reserving congressional tion rooms for her customers Proxmire reserved rooms for her tours about 30 times over the past five but abandoned the practice six months ago following com- plaints from a rival tour guide an aide to the senator said Wednesday Abortion needs unmet Pregnancy termination is still unavailable to many low-income women a St Paul Minn gynecologist and abortion rights advocate said Wednesday Or Jane Hodgson a conference that only about 25 to 34 percent of the need for services is being met in the state Glen Cover a state health department official said 61 percent of abortions in the state in 1975 were performed in the Twin Cities area There were about abortions in the state last year Criticizes police chiefs Boston Police Commissioner Robert di Grazia criticized most of the nation's police chiefs Wednesday for behaving like pet rocks unable to move grow change or innovate His remarks were in a speech prepared for a conference of law enforcement officials and scholars in Washington sponsored by the Police Foundation a private organization Italian officials face crisis ROME AP The Christian Democrats have nude a last-ditch appeal to the Socialists to save Premier Aldo Moro's government and stave off the elections in which many expect the Communists to run first The Socialists are expected Dissolution of parliament appears likely with elections to follow in June a year ahead of schedule Moro's Democrat minority government has existed since It was formed in February only because the Socialists agreed not to challenge it on a confidence vote But after More bowed to Vatican pressure and agreed to a less liberal abortion reform law than the Socialists demanded the Socialists threatened to withdraw their tacit support unless the government gave the Communists a role in making policy The Communists who ran only two percentage points behind the Christian Democrats in elections last June withdrew their earlier demand for a place in the cabinet and proposed an providing for regular official consultation between Moro and Communist party chief Enrico Berlinguer The Christian Democratic national committee rejected at a meeting any official collaboration with the Communists and appeared to the Socialists to reconsider their stand The committee emphasized its anti- Communist stance by electing Fanfani Crucial time Benigno Zaccagnini secretary general of Italy's Christian Democratic party left Christian Democrat Premier Aldo Moro center and Amintore Fanfani new president of the party's policy making National Committee arrive at a crucial party meeting in Rome Wednesday AP Daily News j 121 st year of publication Winona Minnesota 5.1976 22 Pages 2 Sections 15 Robert di Grazia No mistake If somebody wishes you Happy New Year next Oct t don't stare It will be New Year's Day for the federal government The government will start its fiscal year on Oct 1 instead of July 1 The fiscal year shift is part of a major effort to put government spending on a more businesslike basis and to give Congress more effective control over its own fiscal actions Ambassador named India announced today it is sending an ambassador to China for the first time in 15 years restoring full diplomatic tions with its longtime foe Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's government named a top career diplomat K R Narayanan to the Peking post It said China was expected to reciprocate by sending an ambassador to New Delhi All America All America Cities named Wednesday by the National Municipal League for citizen efforts to improve local government ranged in size from the former logging town of Harbor Springs Mich to Portsmouth Va population Other winners are Plainfield Cleveland Heights Ohio Frederick Md Marshall Tex Montebello Calif Oak Park III San Pablo Calif and Ga The inside Agriculture Daily Few turn out to honor rights leaders BOSTON AP They sal in their academic robes Rosa Parks the black woman who 21 years ago refused to move to the back of the bus and Linda Brown Smith whose father did not want her to go to the segregated schools of Topeka Kan 22 years ago They were honored by Boston University alma mater of the late Rev Martin Luther King on lie eighth an- of his assassination But in this city torn by strife over school integration fewer than 50 people came to pay tribute Wednesday to 15 heroes and heroines of the civil rights movement Eight years ago thousands of students black and white brought together by the shock of the King assassination attended memorial services at the university But oil this warm spring day few drifted into the building except on their way to class Dr Benjamin E Mays president of the Atlanta Board of Education told the youthful audience that in- will come completely only when racism is completely rooted out And human nature being what it is it will not be in my time and not in the time of any of you living now But he added We cannot quit This is what America about During an afternoon session on busing and its natives George H Esser executive director of the biracial Southern Regional Council said northern cities cannot approach the subject of school integration without a package that includes busing lie said he brought Boston a message from the South adding The evidence is that the South however reluctantly has accepted the national mandate to in- and that its achievements are encouraging The award to Miss Parks was for her refusal in 1955 to give up her seal on a city bus in Montgomery Ala to a white passenger The incident sparked a year-long boycott by black residents of the Montgomery city bus system The boycott was led by King and it was the event which first brought him national attention The boycott also led to a U.S Supreme Court decision dering the integration of the nations bus systems Mrs Smith received on behalf of her father the late Rev Oliver Brown a posthumous citation The Rev Mr Brown was plaintiff in the landmark civil rights suit of Brown v The Topeka Board of Education In thai case the Supreme Court ruled that separate educational facilities arc inherently unequal and said that the doctrine had no place in public education Rain Mostly cloudy windy and mild through Friday with showers and thunderstorms likely with chance of locally severe thunderstorms tonight Lows tonight mid 50s to low 60s Friday mid 60s to mtd 70s weather details Toll climbs in Lebanon Ambassador Thomas S Gates Jr sworn in Wednesday as chief of the U.S Liaison Office in Peking stands with Chinese Ambassador at a reception following the White House ceremony AP fax Lebanon AP Casualties in Lebanon's civil war today climbed toward the level before the cease-fire with 75 persons reported killed and 120 wounded as politicians jockeyed for the presidency and debated Syrian military intervention Presidential hopeful Raymond Edde claimed lhat the toll in the year-long war is now dead and wounded about 25 per cent more than previous estimates The heaviest fighting the night was in Beirut and the suburban hills where Moslem leftists and right-wing Christian forces continued to battle with mortars and artillery for control of key points Several large fires were burning in downtown Beirut Another fierce battle was reported around hometown of Christian President Suleiman Franjieh The town is at the northern tip of a Christian enclave of 800 square miles running north along the Mediterranean coast from the Christian half of Beirut Today was the day on which other Christian leaders said they expected Franjieh to sign a constitutional amen- adopted by Parliament last week to terminate his term five months early But there was no indication the president would sign and the amendment cannot become law for a month without his signature Right-wing Christian leaders were meeting at temporary headquarters 12 miles north of Beirut They were believed trying to agree on a successor who would uphold their con- views and some of the rights of the Christian minority but would also be acceptable to the Moslem side The Lebanese left a loose grouping of Communists Socialists and Arab nationalists led by Jumblatt and continued attacking Syrian military inter- vention in Lebanon Secretary of State Henry Kissinger told a Senate subcommittee in Washington that either we nor Israel believe that Syrian action in Lebanon is a threat to the security of Israel But he said Syrian troop movements may be getting close to the borderline of Israeli tolerance Kissinger said Syria has introduced some military forces into border areas but has not made a major military movement into Lebanon He said published reports that there are Syrian troops in Lebanon are grossly exaggerated Authoritative sources in Lebanon estimate that Syria has moved at least armed men into Lebanon army regulars most of them in frontier areas controlling the three main highways from Syria into Lebanon Palestinian guerrillas of the organization which Syria finances and controls and several thousand Palestinians of the Palestine Liberation Army based in Syria Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin Slid this week lhat Israeli forces would move into southern Lebanon only if the Syrian troops posed a direct threat to Israels security Israeli analysts in- this to mean the Syrians would have to cross the river a natural boundary about 15 miles north of the frontier HHH poses problems WASHINGTON How do you introduce Hubert H Humphrey to an That has become one of Washington's most perplexing if least important problems Eugene C Patterson of the St sburg Fla Times handled it this way on Our speaker he told the American Society of Newspaper Editors is a former vice president was the mayor of Minneapolis at one time is a former presidential nominee a leading senator a happy warrior and we can't rudely disregard his insistence that he isn't running for anything Humphrey who says he is not a for anything but another six years in the Senate was then questioned by an ASNE panel He said he didn't know why as a non- candidate he was visiting the editors who represent newspapers from all over the country except that someone sent me an invitation and I'm a creature of habit There was the inevitable question on whether his decision not to allow his name to be entered in any presidential primary was final That's my said Humphrey Could it change before began the questioner William Eaton of the Chicago Daily News The audience roared Humphrey repeated That is my present judgment In the next Iwo How long do you think it will be in the was asked Most of the time I imagine You thinking it Not said Humphrey He explained that never is very finite in politics but I'm a political man and I know the pressures hat are brought to bear on you and 1 don't expect to yield Humphrey was asked his feeling about a Democratic convention start with no clear favorite He said unless something tling happens in the upcoming sylvania primary none of the candidates would sew up me nomination He said I feel perfectly capable physically mentally and politically of conducting a major if 1 needed to do so The question is do I want to do so and it isn't because of any physical condition You go up to the Senale and take a look at what you got up there and take a look at me Til take em on And about that Humphrey for President Committee reported to be I don't know of any committee I've authorized no committee nor has anybody been authorized to speak for me solicit for me lalk for me or embrace for me Humphrey said I'll do all that for myself HHH supporters delay campaign WASHINGTON AP Sponsors of a plan to seek support for Sen Hubert H Humphrey for the Democratic presidential nomination have decided to delay the writing campaign Reps Robert Bergland and Paul Simon had planned to spend to mail letters urging some 17.000 party leaders and for- mer national convention delegates to keep the senator from Minnesota in mind for the nomination But Bergland said Wednesday night the mailing has been put off until the Federal Election Com- mission has been reconstituted Bergland said he sees no hurry to get the mailing out although doing so before the FEC is back in business might eliminate spending ceilings on individual donors At meeting Sen Hubert Humphrey speaks at the American Society of Newspaper Editors convention in Washington AP Possible veto shadows work on election commission By DAVE RILEY WASHINGTON AP Most of the presidential candidates cut off from federal matching funds for nearly a month are In various stages of financial desperation and some of them are just plain broke The How of federal matching funds which had pumped some 112 million into the various campaigns since the first of the yeark ended abruptly on March 22 when the Federal Election Com- lost its power to pay out taxpayers money because of a Supreme Court ruling It was up to Congress to meet Supreme Court objections to the makeup of the FEC and put the commission tuck in business But the to do that is just now being put in final form and it facet a possible veto by one of the Ford Ford's campaign Is one of the few that remains financially healthy despite the lack of federal matching fundi and In fact is reporting figures that show It is the mott solvent campaign In the latest report on campaign funds Ford's election committee told the FEC last week It has a cash balance of on hand On the Democratic side only former Georgia Gov Jimmy Carter and Sen Henry M Jackson have reported to the FEC that they are financially sound Carter told the FEC he had on April 1 Jackson who started the year as one of the richest candidates with more than it million said in his latest report he has The financial situation faced by Alabama Gov George Wallace is somewhat fuzzy Wallace has been known to have been cutting back closing headquarters and dismissing paid campaign workers but his aides maintain his campaign d solvent Among the other Democratic candidates five have ceased active campaigning some of them because of the cutoff of federal funds Ford's Republican opponent former California Gov Ronald Reagan is staging an intensive campaign in Texas but has been borrowing money from banks to finance his campaign Reagan's last report to the FEC showed he was close to million in the red Inaction by Congress on a simple to reconstitute the commission has thrown a monkey wrench into the whole said Rep Morris K Udall a Democratic candidate whose Pennsylvania primary campaign is plagued by debts that now total some Udall said Wednesday his campaign has financial although he says the FEC now owes his campaign There were these campaign developments on Carter and Jackson failed to appear to speak to the American Society of newspaper editors refusing to cross a picket line thrown up by the National Association of Broadcast Employes and Technicians outside the Washington hotel where the session was held The union la striking NBC and had hoped to keep the network from covering the meeting The three candidates addressed the meeting by telephone office of Ford's press secretary Ron said he plans to attend a rehearsal in New York today of the NBC Saturday Night show on which he is to be a guest although it means crossing the union picket line called on the Democratic candidates to debate him before the Pennsylvania primary April 27 saying voters deserve to know who the serious candidates are what our records have been and what we propose to do about the serious problems America faces Instead what may get is not just a secret ballot but a secret campaign if the availability of money is left to make the difference Udall later flew to Louisville Ky scene of violence last fall over school busing orders He maintained his support of busing if that's what it takes to integrate classrooms but he said his desegregation proposals would keep busing to a minimum
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