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Burlington Daily Times News (Newspaper) - December 5, 1977, Burlington, North Carolina Weather precipitation 80% highs in the 60s lows in the 30s winds so 15-25 mph 90th year no. 135 the daily times news City final Burlington n.c., monday december 5, 1977 15 cents 28 pages 3 sections news digest Sadat causes no concern Airliner crash hijacking probed i Johore Bharu Malaysia apr investigators Are he trying to determine whether the hijackers of a malaysian Airliner caused the crash in which All too persons aboard died and whether the hijackers were japanese terrorists one witness to the crash sunday night said the twin Jet Boeing 737 wobbled unsteadily Rose slightly then started Down and exploded. Wreckage dismembered bodies clothing and debris were scattered Over a Square mile of swamp North of the Johore Strait and Singapore. The malay mail newspaper said the eyewitness reports a indicated some kind of tussle Between the hijackers and the Crew a a the explosion May have been caused by explosives carried on Board by the hijackers considering the wide area Over which the wreckage was strewn a the paper said. Vance Middle East bound ma1avsia arabs form front mayors split on Urban plan san Francisco a visit to Syria As Well according to . Officials. Strangler clues few Washington a Secretary of state Cyrus r. Vance resuming the . Initiative in the Middle East. Will visit Arab and israeli capitals beginning this weekend to newly elected mayors at assess prospects for a comprehensive peace settlement. Tending the Congress of stops have been set for Egypt. Israel Lebanon. Jordan and cities Are divided on presi saudi Arabia with Only a technical problems a holding up a Dent Carter s still evolving Urban program. The program is based partly on Carters belief that because Federal dollars Are scarce they must be Given to the worst off cities to have maximum Impact. Most mayors attending the annual meeting of the National league of cities Here apparently favor the approach. But leaders of healthy cities Many of them in the South and the West say they need Federal dollars to help pay for the costs of growth a new sewers better streets More fire hydrants and the like. Tripoli Libya apr five Arab opponents of egyptian peace overtures to Israel formed a a confrontation front against president Anwar Sadat today and announced political diplomatic and Token economic sanctions against him but Iraq walked out of the Tripoli Summit meeting because the conference did not produce a Flat renunciation of possible peace negotiations. As the Hartline arabs joined in attacking Sadat s single handed diplomacy . Officials disclosed in Washington that Secretary of state Cyrus r Vance would visit Arab and israeli capitals beginning this weekend to assess prospects for a comprehensive peace settlement. The officials said Vance would go to Egypt. Israel. Lebanon Jordan and saudi Arabia. They said Only a technical problems were holding up a visit to Syria As Well. In another development Uganda s president Idi Amin departed his country for Libya saying he would discuss the Mideast situation with libyan leaders. Amin has had close ties with Tripoli for several years the syrians joined with Libya Algeria. South Yemen and the palestinian guerrilla movement in signing a final communique Here that called for a a freeze in diplomatic relations with Egypt. The iraqi walkout also resulted from the conferences decision to establish the a front Quot Here and not wait until another anti Sadat Summit in Baghdad next week. The split with Iraq undermined the United front Sadat a foes hoped to achieve and pointed up the continuing disputes in the Arab world Over How to end the Arab israeli conflict. The five party declaration also called for a Boycott of egyptian companies trading with Israel threatened a Campaign to remove the Headquarters of the 21-member Arab league from Cairo and expel Egypt from the league and appealed for support of Syria the chief remain military threat to Israel the meeting also resulted in a reconciliation among palestinian guerrilla groups and a hardening of palestinian opposition to peace negotiations with Israel. Iraq delegates left the libyan Peoples Palace sunday after four Days of wrangling behind closed doors. The walkout underlined a Long standing rift Between Iraq and Syria ruled by rival wings of the baath socialist party that Are split Over tactics toward Israel Syria s intervention in Lebanon and its diversion of the Waters of the euphrates River. The iraqis have sent out invitations to an anti Sadat meeting of their own in Baghdad next week and it was believed they refused to join the Tripoli front because it is Likely to be led by syrian president Hafez Assad a the iraqis came to make sabotage a said a spokesman for the Saida palestinian guerrillas who Are controlled by Syria. He accused the iraqis of being los Angeles of a police Are combing mental Hospital records re Reading old crime files and checking suspicious License plates but have come up with few clues in the search for the a Hillside believed responsible for the slayings of to Young women in six weeks. Patrols have been increased in areas of the City where the victims aged 12 to 28. Were last seen alive before their strangled bodies turned up in Remote Hilly sections most of the women were raped and most were found in the Northern suburbs five of the women were known to be involved in the seamy Hollywood Street scene and two of those were reportedly prostitutes the Hillside Strangler task Force concluded a 26-year-old Man from Rural Hesperia arrested in connection with a rape and robbery in a different incident was probably not linked to the Hillside Strangler slayings emperor Jean Bedel Bokassa above an a sergeant in France s colonial army crowned himself emperor Bokassa i sunday in Bangui the capital of the Central african Empire. A policewomen not assertive Washington a a federally funded study of new York police officers gives women and men similar patrol performance Marks but it notes that the women tended to defer decisions to male partners rather then assert themselves. A report on the seven month study released sunday recommended special training to encourage male officers to accept women As on the Job equals and to encourage More assertiveness from women officers. British troops deployed rioting Over Hamilton Bermuda a British troops armed with rifles and machine guns deployed in Bermuda today for the first time in nearly to years but rioting to protest the execution of two Blacks for political murders already had ended. British commanders said 260 troops had been brought in from bases in Belize in Central America and England to Back up the 900 men of the local police Force and the Bermuda regiment. The British Island Colony was Calm All Day sunday and Only three fire bombs exploded sunday night in a truck and a vacant House in Hamilton and at a Reform school 12 Miles outside the City. No casualties were reported. A i think the steam has gone out of it a said police inspector Allan Lister. A dusk to Dawn curfew remained in effect. Monday inside it it Ltd a <7 k /. Acc Roundup .2b across the state. A business Mirror .5b buy right column.5b classified .5-7b comics .9a dear Abby. 5 a editorials.4a entertainment .10-11a inside no puppets for Christmas 2a Santa and the pig Widgen 2a ump ready to Call strike 2a 40 left jobless by fire in Community Effort saves building in Aba roundup.3b news nil roundup.4b people Ioa sports .2-4b television listings. 10a today in history.2a Washington today .5b weather.2a women s news.5-8a area deaths a mrs. Ida Hanley Carden mrs. Ollie Lee Vernon Granny Cates. See Page 3a. Ltd v $ a o a Ltd it Ltd amp a Days to Christmas dec. 5, 1977 with 0m Smokey report Wayne state University in Detroit is having difficulties with speeding motorists on a City Street that passes through the Campus. Usu Public safety officers wanted motorists to know that they Are using radar units to catch speeders so they dressed on of their own photo at right in a Bear costume recently and had him patrol the Street to give motorists the message. A by 6881 t did Columbus have 4th ship Rome apr an italian ambassadors letter written in 1493 indicates that Christopher Columbus made his first voyage to America with four ships rather than three As history records prof. Marinella Bonvini Mazzanti of Urbino University says. Mrs. Bonvini Mazzanti says the letter was written from Barcelona on March 9, 1493. By Annibale de Gennaro. The ambassador of the King of Naples. It went to de Gennaros brother the ambassador to the duchy of Milan and the scholar said she found it in the archives of the Este family which ruled in Modena then according to history. Columbus first expedition in search of a Westward water route to the far East consisted of three caramels the Nina the Pinta and the Santa Maria. But mrs. Bonvini Mazzanti says de Gennaro in telling his brother about the explorers departure from Spain wrote a for the entreaties of one called Columba it pleased the King that he should Rig four caramels because he said he wanted to go across the grand sea and sail straight Westward Long enough As to reach the Orient since the world being round he could but make a turn and find the Eastern a Columbus returned aboard the Nina followed by the Pinta a said mrs. Bonvini Mazzanti a 36-year-old history professor in a Telephone interview from her Home in Senigaglia near Urbino. A the Santa Maria was wrecked on Chris Xmas Day of 1492 when Columbus left 40 men in a fort called Navidad on the Island of Hispaniola. The fourth ship remained behind with those in the dollars spent on fresh food Black youths rioted and hurled fire bombs thursday Friday and saturday nights to protest the hanging Friday of two Black terrorists convicted of murdering the British governor and his aide the British police chief and two White supermarket owners in 1972-73. It was Bermuda s first executions in 31 Diplomat Dies Washington a David k. E. Bruce a Veteran american Diplomat who served in a variety of posts including Mainland China died of a heart attack monday at Georgetown University medical Center. He was 79. The Center issued a statement saying that Bruce was admitted to the hospitals coronary care unit at to . Est sunday and died at 2 10 a m. Monday. By the associated press americans still spend the biggest chunk of their food dollars for fresh unprocessed items despite the increasing availability of convenience foods. That a one of the findings of a . Department of agriculture study based on surveys conducted by super marketing a Trade publication in 1965 and 1975. The us a looked at what happens to every $100 you spend on food. Here show the 1975 breakdown worked out a fresh unprocessed foods milk Cream meat poultry seafood nuts eggs vegetables and fruit $45.75. A mixes and mixtures described As ready to eat or ready to heat $19.98 a foods like Bacon Macaroni products and oils that Are cured Frozen canned dried or Only slightly refined $17.31. A modified products with sugar or some other minor ingredient added $9.27. A accessories like Coffee Tea Cocoa soft consumer watch drinks and condiments $7 69. When the figures were compared with 1965 statistics the us a found that the percentage of Money spent on the first three categories a fresh foods mixes and mixtures and Frozen canned cured Etc. Products a had decreased slightly Over the decade. Spending for accessories increased slightly. The big increase came in the category of items like frankfurters Peanut butter and process cheese which Are described the government As the share of the food Dollar taken by these items increased la percent from 1965 to 1975. A look at individual items within the five categories showed some Sharp changes. The amount of the food Dollar going to pre sweetened Cocoa increased 120 percent from 1965 to 1975 the share taken by process cheese a a blend that May include some no cheese flavourings a went up 113 percent in the same period. Other items that took a bigger share of the food Dollar in 1975 than they did to years earlier included oils sugar Margarine ready to eat Cereal natural cheese dry milk salad dresses Frozen dinners entrees soups and juices Rice potato chips and fresh vegetables not counting potatoes. Items that lost ground Over the decade included condensed milk lard fresh Cream butter. Evaporated milk Cornmeal dry Beans and peas ready to eat Sweet bakery goods eggs fresh potatoes canned pork and Beans flour and ice Cream. Less than half of the food Dollar actually goes for food. Most of your Dollar goes to cover marketing costs a transportation processing and distribution. A study by Andrew Weiser of the Usdan a economic research service that Consumers spent $172.3 billion to ., farm produced foods in 1976. This includes foods purchased for use at Home and those bought away from Home. It does not include imports like Coffee or nonfarm items like helping people by Bill Henderson staff writer Graham John Breitmeier has been helping people for As Long As he can remember. To fulfil his desire to help others Breitmeier has Learned to be a Carpenter an electrician an Auto Mechanic and first aider. He has combined these talents with his ability to grasp changing situations to perform the various duties required of him As director of the Alamance county emergency ambulance service. Breitmeier acquired his taste for helping others while living on his family a farm near Mebane. He Learned to do perform Many of the repairs needed to keep the farm going himself. These abilities followed him to school where he was asked to perform various Odd jobs a to keep things going until the school maintenance people could get although he had received first Aid training As a boy scout and 4-h club member Breitmeier says he really did t think to much about its real value until his father Alamance profile died of a major heart attack in 1960. He began studying How he could better help his family in a medical emergency and a year later joined the Alamance county Rescue unit. He quickly became involved in All phases of the Rescue organization. A there was More than learning and using first Aid and Rescue skills a says Breitmeier. A each member worked to better the unit to stretch our funds As far As we recently state requirements for emergency medical equipment caught up with the size of the modular Type ambulances the county acquired about four years ago. Breitmeier then fell Back on his Early Days in the Rescue unit when he designed built and installed cabinets in station wagons and vans to convert them into ambulances and re designed the Interior of the new larger vehicles and worked alongside other service employees to make the changes. A look inside the units Speaks for itself As each piece of equipment and All supplies Are neatly arranged and easily accessible. Breitmeier readily admits that he prefers a being in the Field or working with my but he can easily answer any question regarding emergency medical or Rescue services he is asked and can support his statements with numerous data filed in his Small office. In addition to his responsibilities As ambulance service director Breitmeier is a first Aid instructor the county emergency medical technician course coordinator and serves on several local and state emergency medical service committees. But with the Many duties and responsibilities he has Breitmeier still has time to help a neighbor repair a Fence to help a Friend repair his car and to a squeeze in a few repairs at a squeeze a squeeze a sometimes it can get John Breitmeier extremely hectic a says Breitmeier of his Busy schedule. A but i thoroughly enjoy helping people. Its just hard for me to refuse help to anyone who needs it whether it be for a medical emergency or to change a Light

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