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Argus (Newspaper) - December 05, 1977, Fremont, CaliforniaThe Argus vol. Xiv no. 222 a consolidation and continuation of the Newt Register Fremont Newark California monday december 28 pages 15 cents driving her walking around Lake Elizabeth is a Good Way to get Back to nature. Here is a Young woman who finds that it s also a Good Way to get up to your Ankles in a squawking quacking mob scene of teeming feathers. Photo by . Land quit Iraq storms out of anti Sadat tryst Tripoli Libya up the iraqi Dele gation Early monday walked out of the conference of Arab delegates meeting to condemn Egypt president Anwar Sadat for his visit to Israel collapsing chances of uni Namous agreement. The iraqis led by Delegate Taha Jazrawi stalked out of the meeting which was in its fifth Day. The action apparently came on orders from iraqi president Ahmed Hassan Bakr not to sign a final statement on which delegates from Libya Algeria. Iraq. Syria South Yemen and the Palestine liberation organization had been working at late night sessions. A feud Between Syria and Iraq was at the Root of the failure to obtain unanimous condemnation of Sadat with Iraq demanding that the . Resolution calling for peace with Israel tie denounced. 107 a filed As hijacked Jet crashes Kuala Bumpur up a malaysian airline jetliner which had been hijacked by an undetermined number of gunmen crashed into the swampy tidelands of Southern Malaysia yesterday killing All 107 persons aboard airline officials said. It was believed to the the first crash of a hijacked Airliner. Date Sulaiman Sujak Deputy chairman of the airline said there was no doubt the Boeing 737 had been hijacked before the crash but said he did not know How Many hijackers were involved or who they were. He said All aboard died. Sujak said the plane tried to Hind at Kuala Bumpur against the orders of the Hijacker but swerved off after shooting was heard aboard the plane on radios in communication with the aircraft. It flew on As ordered toward Singapore crashing minutes before Landing there he said. Sujak declined comment on reports from other airline sources that conversations from the plane had identified the hijacking As a japanese red army operation. At Kuala Bumpur Home base for the downed Boeing 777, Airport sources who indicated they had Access to radio conversations Between the aircraft and control Tower said the japanese red army was responsible for the hijacking. The twin engine Jet was carrying 100 passengers and a Crew of seven on a flight from Penang a resort City 500 Miles North of Singapore to Singapore via the malaysian capital of Kuala Bumpur. Airline sources said most passengers were residents of either Malaysia or Singapore but about 20 were from other areas. The route is a popular one for foreign tourists. Airport sources said the plane flight 653, was hijacked about 8 . 4 . Roughly 45 minutes after Takeoff. A malaysian department of aviation source said the Pilot managed to Alert control towers of the takeover by getting in one word at the end of a radio message. Other Airport sources indicated there were later additional exchanges of conversation Between the plane and ground that gave More information. Sunshine will follow overcast fair thai afternoon following dense Clouds or fog night and morning. Winds will b. Varla Bli to 13 Multi per hour. Alghi will to in Tho 30s to mid 60i and the Lowi in the 40i to Soi. High yesterday in Fremont wot 65, Low 44. Astrology 13 guide 4 Bridge 4 obituaries j comics a Orrok 13 crossword 17 sports or. Steincrohn 4 to log 4 editorial 10 want ads 15-u what s doing m a libyan information ministry spokesman said the other five delegations would meet later monday to sign a declaration without Iraq. The iraqis have walked out of the the delegates had been striving to reach a unanimous agreement in Hopes of attracting the support of More moderate Arab nations thus isolating Sadat. Failure to reach unanimity among Only six of the 22 Arab states could result however in the hard line Arab nations being them selves isolated in the latest Middle East negotiations observers said. Earlier previously feuding palestinian guerrilla factions agreed on a common hard line approach rejecting any negotiations with Israel. The Palestine liberation organization and the rejection St front groups split three years ago Over whether to try to win a palestinian Homeland through War Vith is Rael or through negotiations with the jewish state. Their joint statement began with the words. We the and apparently marked a settlement on an even tougher line against Israel by proposing formation of a joint Arab military command and rejection of . Middle East peace resolutions. In recent months the Plo had appeared close to accepting some . Resolution regarding a Middle East settlement with Israel. Arab sources said sunday s joint statement represented a hardening of the Plo stance. An official syrian source said the new confrontation and defense bringing together palestinian groups which have Dis agreed bitterly in the past would be head quartered in Syria. Algeria. Libya Iraq and South Yemen agreed to participate. The source said the new military com Mand Alliance which is open to All other Arab nations does not exclude possible future peace negotiations with Israel a Point made at the insistence of Syria s president Hafez Assad. But the Palestine liberation organization said it still believes it has the right to establish a palestinian state on any part of palestinian territory without recognition of without a peace agreement and without before the new military command could be formalized with a written agreement however the conference broke Down in con fusion Over the Iraq Syria dispute. Conference sources said Iraq which has not taken part in previous Middle East peace efforts and rejects any negotiations with Israel wants Syria to renounce . Resolution 242. That declaration Calls on Israel to evacuate Arab territory occupied in the 1967 Middle East War and negotiate with the arabs on secure and recognized boundaries. Assad absolutely refused the iraqi de Mand the sources said. The two nations have Long been bitter political foes and Syria which Borders Israel insisted on the necessity of preserving a Chance for negotiations. Clearly if those states not having com Mon Borders with Israel voted for a syrian official said we in Syria would examine All options very the hard liners meeting called by libyan Leader col. Moa mar khad Afy after Sadat s historic visit to Jerusalem last month was extended for another session of private negotiations. Western military experts have said any Arab action against the Well armed israelis without the participation of egyptian forces would almost certainly result in an Arab defeat. Luna program in Newark different idea on Public employment by Mike Lucas Newark the popular image of a Public employment program is a horde of workers with hand tools building a Park or repairing a Street. But David Huerta looks at it differently he thinks that Public employment can be a group of workers conducting a professional Survey to find out what the Community needs. I Don t think civilian conservation corps jobs can get any kind of meaningful employment for he said. Many of those Are make work projects As in the military in which a gang of men has to pick up All the rocks in a Field and pile them up. A second gang counts them and a third gang scatters them around Huerta a 30-year-old Vietnam Veteran and a College psychology graduate is director of latinos uni Dos de Newark a Feder ally funded jobs training Agency. Luna As it is called is funded for 50 work experience Job slots under the comprehensive employment training act title six. He sends out flights of unemployed Low income men and women 18 to 21 at a rate of 16 or 17 at a time to fill temporary nine week Long Job slots after which he works for 30 Days to find them them permanent work. Luna is a Agency this year. Earlier this fall he approached Union City Fremont and Newark with the idea of using a number of Ceta Job slots from each City which Are allocated from the Federal government on the basis of population in order to perform scientific surveys to ask what people need. Fremont and Union City did t go along with the scheme but Newark cite councilmen bought the idea and allocated three Job slots for the Endeavor. Huerta acknowledged that the cite govern ment Here is already doing its own Survey of Community needs but he said that his own Survey will be a More thorough scientific Survey that will probe More deeply for attitudes As Well As needs. Moreover it will be conducted in Spanish and portuguese As Well As English to reach a fair sampling of All the people living Here who speak the three languages. Before he begins he will need final approval from the South county Clearinghouse for Federal projects the associated Community action program Alameda county training and employment Board. Huerta said he is confident of winning approval for his idea because the acted Acap Board has funded other somewhat unconventional ideas including a full 75 member symphony orchestra the Ceta symphony which will debut with a free shopping Center concert on dec 17. This is going to be a meaningful said Huerta. It in t going to be any hair rained acted Acap will take a look at Huerta s Survey later this month when the manpower advisory Council of the Agency holds a hearing dec. 13 and the full governing Board is scheduled to vote on it dec. 21. If the idea wins approval. Luna will receive to conduct the Survey for six months starting Jan. 1. After the three Ceta workers go out across Newark to interview residents two Volunteer graduate students will help Huerta Back Pogo of Section col. 5 sheriffs sergeant suspect in fires by Randy Hashagen Livermore police arrested an Alameda county sheriff s department ser Geant Early sunday morning on suspicion of five arson counts assault with a deadly weapon and Drunken driving. James William Patterson. 38. Of liver More was taken into custody about 2 . After five fires erupted in North Livermore Between . And . They were happening so fast. I could t get to recalled Dave o Connor. Livermore s fire prevention officer. Fires broke out at both the westbound and eastbound truck Scales on interstate 580. Two abandoned Wood Frame Homes on North Vasco Road and at Sierra products inc., a plastics manufacturing company at 1113 Greenville Road. Both Sierra products and the westbound truck scale building were gutted. Damage to the plastics Plant is expected to exceed and o Connor described the Scales facility As a total estimating losses at damage to the eastbound Scales and the two abandoned dwellings was minimal. Arson is suspected in All of the fires and Highway Road flares Are believed to have started three of the blazes o Connor said. He added. There is no evidence of Flam Mable liquids being Patterson a 10-year Veteran of the sheriff s department was arrested on old Altamont Road after officers pursued a White pickup truck which witnesses reported seeing flee from two of the fire scenes according to police. Officer Doug Bell said he followed the truck on North Greenville Road and then on old Altamont where the Driver eventually pulled to the Side of the Road and slopped. Bell said in his report that he shined a spotlight on the Driver As the truck suddenly turned and surged Forward heading straight toward the patrol car. I waited until i Felt the Driver could not Bell recounted. I swerved to the right of the truck and made a 180-Degreo sliding turn to avoid the the patrol car came to a halt behind the pickup before the truck s Driver began backing in the direction of the police vehicle police reported. Bell said he again took evasive action and then prepared to disable he pickup with a Shotgun. However. Officer Mark Weiss arrived shortly and Patterson exiled the truck when ordered to do so. The police report said. Police said Patterson identified himself As a Deputy sheriff also stating he was armed. Weiss removed a .45-caliber Semi automatic from the suspect s Waistband and a 9-mm pistol from his coat pocket the police report noted. Meanwhile Bell said he checked the truck finding a 12-gauge Shotgun. Tar Calibar Mili tary carbine Rifle and a 9-mm Semi Auto Matic pistol All fully loaded. Sgt. Wicksten later asked Pat Terson How he injured his hand and. Accord Back Page of Section col. 5 troops in Bermuda to quiet rioting Hamilton Bermuda up the first contingent of 150 British troops arrived on this resort Island yesterday to help restore order after three nights of rioting and fire bombings by Black youths protesting the execution of two convicted murderers. The crack troops from the spearhead battalion of the Royal regiment of Fusiliers were sent to Bermuda at the request of the governor to reinforce the local militia and police. They landed at a . Naval air station adjoining the civilian Airport and remained there in a hangar awaiting the arrival of two More planes with troops. The 21-Square-mile Island 700 Miles East of the North Carolina coast was quiet yester Day with downtown shopping areas almost deserted. Most of the thousands of tourists on the Island stayed in their hotels. Merchants boarded up storefronts and Many of them reportedly planned to spend the night in their buildings to protect their property with baseball bats and clubs. After two nights of firebombing a heavy rainstorm saturday evening chased most of the youths off the streets of this capital City of following a late afternoon clash Between demonstrators and police and troops. Police said they used tear Gas to disperse the protesters but denied earlier reports that they fired rubber bullets. We Haven t used firearms at All chief inspector Allen Lister said. The rioting began thursday night after an appeals court turned Down an Lith hour Appeal to stay the executions of the two Mack men one of whom was convicted of killing five persons including the Island s former governor and its police chief. I the men were hanged Friday morning in the first executions on the self governing British Island in 34 years. The worst incidents of rioting and fire bombings occurred Friday night despite a dusk to Dawn curfew ordered try gov. Sir Peter Ramsbotham. The firebombing caused damage estimated at millions of dollars. Police sunday awaited dental records for positive identification of two elderly Ameri can tourists who were killed thursday night in a fire at the Southampton Princess hotel. A bermudan maintenance Man also died in the Blaze. It was not Clear if the hotel fire was related to the disturbances but police said arson was one possible cause of the Blaze. The names and hometowns of the americans were not released pending positive identification and notification of relatives roaming gangs of youths saturday at tacked the Drivers of automobiles and motor cycles in downtown Hamilton. One motorcyclist was injured in the at tacks and police and troops opened fire with rubber bullets to disperse the rioters. The disturbances erupted late thursday when the court refused to stay the executions of Erskine Durant Buck Burrows and Lary Winfield Tacklyn both 33, who claimed to be leaders of a Black Power movement. Burrows was convicted of the shooting deaths of gov. Richard sharpies and his aide while the two men were walking the governor s dog. He also was convicted of the 1972 slaying of police chief George Duckett. Burrows and Tacklyn were convicted of killing two supermarket owners in 1974. About 60 percent of the population of Bermuda is Black

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