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Bridgeport Post, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1976, Bridgeport, Connecticut The weather forecast Cloudy today showers monday in a tall a two nato sunday Post metropolitan edition vol. A xxxv no. 39 Bridgeport. Conn. C4m1 sunday september 26, 1976 second Clem Pottos paid at Bridgeport Conn 04603 Rabin s policies bolster israeli posture he says Tel Aviv Israel a prime minister Yitzhak Rabin asserted sat urday that his policies had led to the breakup the Al Liance and a relaxation of tension be tween Israel and the arabs. The Damascus Cairo Axis which was the most dangerous to Israel has been severely Hurt and will take a Long time if Ever to he said in a state radio interview Mark ing the jewish hew year Rosh a Shanah. Rabin s Cabinet is split Over As Sessing the present Middle East situation and what Steps Israel should take toward peace. The prime min ister and other israeli leaders including defense minister Shimon Peres and foreign minister Yigal Allon Are engaged in political jockeying for next year s elections. Rabin said in the interview that the worsening of relations Between Syria and Egypt the two countries which launched the 1973 yom kippur War was triggered by the . Sponsored Sinai Accord Between Egypt and Israel signed a year ago. He said that agreement also led indirectly to the lebanese civil War and hatched political processes that could promote Arab israeli peace Over the next 10-25 years. In Damacus syrian president a Fez Assad pledged saturday to continue to oppose the september 1975 egyptian israeli agreement on Sinai and to fight All plots against the palestinians the syrians and Damascus radio said Assad made see Rabin Pagea-2 inside today sunday Post Section Page arts Bicentennial books and the arts Bridge. Camera angles classified Section close up coins. Comics consumer s guide Criswell predicts crossword Puzzle editorials. Family lawyer fashions for today financial Fulton j. Sheen Gallup poll. Home Horoscope Junior Post lifestyle 76. Military veterans obituaries our town. Outdoor life. Political prize Puzzle sports Stamps Stock summaries television radio travel woman s f b f b f g h f f j d f f b f d g e a g f d b e a a e f g e g d 6 6 4 2 4 8 1-18 1 4 18 8 2 8 2 16 1-4 12 10 5 4 17 1 4 11-13 7 3 s 4 18 1-10 2 2-3 18-19 6 2-15 Parade Magazine Section i is the . Inching toward cuban Trade 8-11 a better Chance for heart patients 12 14 top cop is a specialist in helping people 20-24 the first married couple to serve in Congress today s chuckle 26-27 77 tax Cut Chance lawmakers Black Leader Joshua Skomp rhodesian Black leade a news conference in Salisbury Rhodesia saturday. He said american efforts towards majority Black Rule in Rhodesia should be limited and the people of the country would have to work out the future shape of a wire photo Talts about the future Salisbury Rhodesia a Black Leader Joshua Nkomo considered a possible prime minister after Rhodesia s White rulers turn Over to the Black returned Home saturday to take part Lih talks on an interim biracial govern ment. Nkomo is head of a main fac Tion of the divided african National Council. He arrived in Salisbury just hours after prime minister Ian Smith announced Rhodesia a Whites would yield to inter National pressure and turn the country Over to its 6.4 million Blacks. Although Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger s diplomatic Campaign is credited for Smith s capitulation Nkomo told a news conference on his further american involvement in Rhodesia should be limited. I made it perfectly Clear that they american efforts have a recent talks with Kissinger in Zambia Nkomo said. That function arts somewhere and ends somewhere. From there on u is the people of this country who must through their leaders work out the future shape of the african National Council in a coalition of Black nation Alist rhodesian groups formed in 1074 with the help of the presidents of the neighbouring states Kenneth Luanda of joining peace corps Zambia Samora Maci Iet of Mozambique Julius Nyerere be Tanzania and sir Seretse Khama of Botswana the four Black leaders were meeting saturday in Lusaka Zambia to discuss the plan and Nkomo said he would be meet ing them then sooner than you their attitude will be crucial to the Success of the move to Ward Black Rule nacre re is highly influential with Southern african Black nationalists and Ica Unda is a main supporter of Nkomo s Anc faction. Nkomo thought to have both soviet and american approval is considered a moderate and his faction has operated within Rhodesia. His main rival american educated methodist Bishop Abel Muzorewa leads the external faction of the Anc. Muzorewa has operated outside Rhodesia directing guerrilla warfare from Zambia Mozambique and Tanzania. Konio Sald at his news con Ference that he represents the Only nationalist political move ment of Rhodesia s Blacks Askeiw if had ambitions to be come first prime minister of an Independent Black Rhodesia the former cattle Herder social worker and Lay preacher said i am just one of the struggles in Rhodesia is referred to As Zimbabwe by the Black nationalists. Nkomo said he has visited several communist and West Ern nations including the so Viet Union during his five nil Olhs out of the country. He said he had won support for his faction from leaders of Black mid claimed the Black Summit in dares Salaam two. Weeks ago acknowledged his leadership in rho Des in. Added that Only after Brienig his National executive in would he make known his reaction to the transition plan revealed by Smith on Friday. A spokesman for Muzorewa said lie plan for an interim multiracial government Falls far Short of our Sec Rhodesia Page a-2 Washington a the congressional joint economic committee says another tax Cut May be in order next year to pump up lie Economy. While republicans and democrats on the panel agreed in a midyear economic report is sued that further tax reduction May be needed they disagreed sharply on the role that Federal spending should play in economic recovery. The democrats headed by sen Hubert h. Humphrey chairman of the committee said that holding spending at current Levels would restrict economic growth. But the republicans echoing president Ford said spending above current Levels would be destructive of the. Private Sec Tor s ability to continue creat ing new jobs at the High rate experienced in the past the democratic proposals on taxes were not specific and mentioned a further tax Cut Only As one possible course of action next year. On the other hand the re publicans in a summary pre pared by rep. Clarence Brown of Ohio urged enactment of Ford s proposed increase in personal exemptions from the present to per person. The gop went a step further in calling for tying tax rates to the Cost of living. This in dexing1" plan would keep a per son s taxes level even though inflation pushed him into a higher lax bracket. Campaigning along the Mississippi River on saturday Ford promised to recommend another lax. Cut january if he is elected. The economic prescriptions offered by the Republican and democratic members of the committee sounded like a replay of. Last week s debate be tween Ford and democratic presidential nominee Jimmy Carter. Steady Progress toward full employment should be an urgent goal of National policy Over die next four said the democrats. Taking people off unemployment compensation and putting them Back to work in productive jobs is he Best Antt in Fla lion strategy i know added Humphrey. Brown for the. Republicans blamed today s 7.9 per cent unemployment on the Large numbers of women and teen agers entering the labor Force. The solution is not More pub Lic Job programs As advocated Brown said. Sen. Jacob k. A nets of new York accused his Republican colleagues on the committee of displaying a profound Bias against governmental action in any form and contended As did the democrats that the nation can fight unemployment and inflation at tic same time. The committee democrats whose party controls Congress his year and is expected to re main in control next year said the projected 4 to 5 per cent increase in economic growth for 1977 will nut be sufficient to Cut unemployment. They suggested supportive budget pol meaning Federal spending at a sufficiently High level to create jobs and including a possible tax Cut Federal Reserve Board monetary policy that prevents any rese in interest rates. Package of Job training and employment programs that emphasizes productive opportunities in the private sector rather than make work govern ment jobs. Program to reduce Short Ages of critical materials and elimination of other factors that contribute to inflation. More slide into poverty Washington a More americans Slid into poverty last year than any Lime in the 17 years the government been keeping track tic census Bureau said saturday. The Bureau blamed the 2.5 million increase in Powerly stricken people on the whip saw effect of High inflation in the midst of together with widespread exhaustion of unemployment benefits last year. Despite an ssj8 increase in median Fani ily income last year to a inflation dragged the buying Power of that income Down to the lowest level in five years in 1975 the census Bureau said. The drop worked out to 2.6 per cent and followed a 3.5 per cent drop in 1974. Buying Power by that measure has now shrunk four of the last six years for the number of people in poverty it was the second in crease in a Row and Only the third since the Hureau begin keeping such statistics in 1959, the increases in 197-1 and in 1970 were both about 1.3 Mil lion. The census Bureau snid 25.9 million persons lived in families that were below the government defined poverty level of for a nonfarm family of Lour. The poverty level was up due to inflation from in 1974. The number of people in Pov erty was he largest since he 27.s million in 19s7-, when the poverty level was the 1975 figure represented 12 per cent or nearly one out o every eight persons. That was up from per cent the year before and was Hie High est since tie 12.6 per cd rtt in .1970. Poverty income is set by computing the Cost of a Basic nutritionally adequate diet and multiplying that by three based on the government find ing that poor people spend one third of their income o fond. The j975 level works out to 5106 per week. By comparison the average wage of factory workers in see poverty Page a-2 soviet mail Pilot seeks . Asylum Tehran Jan a the Pilot of a soviet mail plane has flown his aircraft to Iran and requested Asylum in the United states the iranian government radio announced saturday. The Pilot flying a single engine Anlinov-2, landed thurs Day in the Azerbaijan Region in Northern Iran bordering the soviet Border the radio said. Veteran teacher leaving Stratford for Botswana any teenager can Tell you what s wrong with today s parents they think they know More than their child Ren. By Lynn Mcnamara Stratford the Board of education will consider a re lire Nicot for Kathryn Mcmillan the English and social studies coordinator at Wooster Junior High school at meeting Tomor Row night. That is if you consider accepting a two year peace corps assignment As a secondary school English lecher in Bot Swana Africa retirement. The 20 year Veteran of the Stratford school system will be leaving her h ome at 481 free Man Avenue to report to Wellington . On oct. 11 for a Hoo Day briefing before to. The Southern african country of Botswana for an intensive four week training program. And the 63-year-old mrs see teacher Panfic a-2 another Honor for Jenner Bruce Jenner. Right the olympic Gold medal Winner in the decathlon this summer receives a plaque designating the Newtown High school football Field As Bruce Jenner stadium. Making the presentation is Newtown Board of education member Leonard Burroughs left. In the background from left Are Eunice Kennedy Shriver National chairperson of the special olympics for the mentally retarded Jenner s wife Chrystic with head and former decathlon Champ Bob Mathias. Jenner a 1968 graduate of Newtown High school was honoured for his olympic performance this weekend. Sunday Post Schulze Story another photo on Page e-4. The Pilot identified As it. Valentin Ivanovich Zach Iov put the plane Down on a gravel Road and called loudly to. Approaching officials Asylum Asylum the Tehran evening newspaper Kayhan re ported. It said the Pilot identified himself As a soviet army lieu tenant and turned Over a serv ice pistol to officials who met him. He also offered them cigarettes and Candy which they turned Down since they were observing the moslem fast of the Piper said. The . Embassy said it had received no official word from the iranian government about the Man s request for political Asylum in the United states. The soviet embassy con firmed that a Pilot had defected but gave no details. The soviet plane landed near the town of Char 6 3 Miles South of the soviet Border offi Cial sources said. Travellers from the area quoted the Pilot is saying he wanted to spend the rest of his life in the West to describe to the world How thee soviet dissidents Are suffer he also was quoted As saying see Asylum Page a-2 Viking 2 digs Trench on Mars for soil study Pasadena a Viking 2 s robot claw dug a narrow Trench on the surface of on saturday and deposited soil from the red planet into the Lander s tiny Laboratory to search for life. Space scientists at the Jet propulsion Laboratory Here were relieved when photo graphs from Mars showed that the Lander followed an order radioed from Earth hours earlier o dig a Trench and Deposit the i the soil digging Arm on Viking 1 Lander malfunctioned Isicc since it touched Down on in july and 2 s mechanical scoop stopped sept. See Viking Page a-2

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