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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 6, 1970, Darmstadt, HessePag« 2 THE STARS AND STRIPES Sunday, 6, T970 B52s Blast Viet Cong Lairs in Mekong Delta . :• " ^& ., .« _ Ji » ttlnt OnAVila'tf Rf\{ . Ttofoneia PrtT-rxSAIGON wounded. Barzel Confers With Nixon on Berlin Issue SAN CLEMENTE, Calit (AP)— Dr. Rauier Barzel, leader of the West German oppositionparty, and President Nixon dis- cussed Berlin at Hie WesternWhite House Friday, Barzel told reporters they tils-cussed the efforts of the Christian Democratic Union toarrive at a position on the Ber- lin question consistent with thatof the West German government and other western governments.But he said he preferred not to discuss the substance of histalk with Nixon because of the delicacy of the issue involved."For once, the opposition lias to pass over it in silence," hesaid. Barzel did not define the issue but he had been questionedabout the unification ol Ger- many and access to Berlin.Speaking through an inter- preter, he called Berlin negotia-tions "a test case" for East- West detente. For such a de-tente to come about, he said, the opposition in West Germanymust "formulate our position confidentially and uot state itpublicly.1* Bono Denies Studying Radio Station Curbs BONN (UPI) — The WestGerman government is not con- sidering curbing the licenses forRadio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, two privately financedAmerican radio stations broad- casting to eastern Europe fromMunich, a spokesman said Fri- day.The spokesman made the an- nouncement in reacting to re-ports In British newspapers al- leging that such a move wasunder consideration. Radio Free Europe had itslicense extended for one year July L Man Killed by Lightning ILKESTON, England (UPI)—Lightning killed one man and in- jured three when it struck duringa soccer match, police said. Young Likely to Reduce Transatlantic Fares PABIS (AP) — The world'smajor airlines -are likely to set up reduced rates for young people on transatlantic; jets attheir price-fixing meeting begin- ning Wednesday In Honolulu, an Air France spokesman said Fri-day. „••,'-• But lie also noted that "aslight basic rate rise might be necessary to help the air trans-port situation in general." From the airlines' point ofview, reducing rates drastically would cut the ground out from under their charter line competi-tors and introduce a vast new market to regular airline travel,the spokesman said. Pierre Marion, an Air Francevice president, told a news con- ference that the French nationalairline would propose a $198 round trip Paris-New York ticket for young people at theInternational Air Transport As- sociation conference. The cur-rent high-season fare is $554. Such a ticket would be good all year round for young peoplefrom 12 to 22 and to students 25 years old or less."We have very high hopes this project will come through," hesaid, "I don't know of any com- pany that is clearly opposed to it, although others havetions that differ in details." Air France will also propose a40 per cent reduction to young people on all nights within Eur-ope, but on a seats-avail able basts. The reduction would be 25per cent if seats were reserved. The airline will also askfor special low rates on tickets for young people between Partsand Bio de Janeiro, Paris and Tokyo and Paris and New Delhi. Labor Day Finds Unions' Leader Glum WASHINGTON (TJPI) — fo-stead of cheering this Labor Day, the average Americanworker will be in serious economic trouble because ofinflation and rising unemploy- meat, AFL - €10 PresidentGeorge Meany said. Meany, who issued bis annualmessage to the isj million member labor federation iaadvance of Monday's holiday, blamed the administration forcreating the current situation. "Production is failing. Jobsare vanishing. Soaring prices are pushing the cost of living torecord heights. The workers' buying power is droppingsteadily," said the 76-year-old labor leader. In Serious Trouble"... The average American worker, who has a family tocare for, children to educate and bills to pay, is in serioustrouble" trying to stretch his budget to meet ever higherprices, he said. Meany's speech was madepublic a few hours before the government reported that un-employment rose last month to 5.1 per cent, the highest level insix years. On Monday night Meany willjoin other labor leaden and their wives as PresidentNixon's guests at a Labor Bay dinner in the White House. AF 7O7 Wiles House Group On Europe *Worhing Trip' WASHINGTON (OPI) —AnAir Force Boeing 70? jet, similar to President Nikon's Air Force 1,touched down Friday In Dublin, Ireland, on the first leg ofseveral congressmen's 11-day "working trip." The over-Labor Day Eu-ropean jaunt was arranged by Rep. George P. Miller, DfCalif.,chairman of the House Space Oaninittee, the Air JPoroe said.An aide to Miller said the trip also includes Visits to theFarnborowgh Air Show near London and a proposed spacetracking station near Madrid* On the trip, which npill cost$17,800 for the air trip alone, are Eeps. Robert D. Price, D-Tex., another Space Committee member and Richard C. White,D-Tex., Charles H. Wilson, D- Calif., and W.C. Daniel, D-Va.,all members of the Armed Servi- ces Committee. *Not a Junket' "It's not a junket, but aworking trip," the Space Committee spokesman said. Four staff aides, two fromeach committee; three military escorts, including a flightsurgeon; and five retired officers, all guests ot Miller,including famed aviatrix Jac- queline Cochran, are on thetrip. The congressmen and aidesare allotted up to $50 a day for spending money from so-called 2 Fires Still Raging in Northwest WENATCHEE, Wash. (UP!) — Two fires remained out ofcontrol Saturday in the Pacific Northwest, but otherwise a five-state rash of fires which claimed two lives and cost morethan $13 million was conquered. A fire near Entiat, Wash., stillraged after burning over 50,500 acres. The only other northwesternfire still considered out of con- trol was burning in the LoloNational Forest of Montana. It had claimed the life ofRandy Lundholm, 21, of Payson, Utah. The Brigham Young Uni-versity student was hit on the head and killed by a failing treeWednesday night. The other victim was WillieShaw, whose last known address was Portland, Ore. He was kil-led in a similar accident in the Wenatchee National Forest fires. The U.S. Forest Service saidrainfall over large areas of Mon- tana, Idaho, Oregon andWashington Friday helped douse the flames. More rain was fore-cast At their height, 1,400 fires bur-ned in the West and were batt- led by a fire-fighting army of14,000 men and a small air force of chemical bombers, smoke-jumper planes and other air- craft. excess currency funds held bythe United States in overseas places. The costs for ifce 10congressmen and aides could total some $60,000 in these funds.The congressmen will be met in London on Labor Day byRep. L. Mendel Rivers, D-S.C., chairman of the Armed Servi- Morals Undermined, WCTU Lea fa Says LOS ANGELES (UPI) —Thepresident of the Women's Christian Temperance Unionhas charged thai Ute liquor, wine and beer industries < arcundermining the nwftlg of the ghAmerican public throug theirproducts and promotion cam- paigns.Mrs. Fred J, Tooze of Evanston. HL, addressed the125-woman executive committee of the WCTU prior to theopening of the &6th annual convention at the BiltmoreHoteL "There is concern regardingthe M^ of by our youth," Mrs. Tooze"yet nothing Is done— or said— about the equally insidious anddegenerating narcotic, alcohol" Young Agnew* Wife Reported Separated WASHINGTON (UPI) — VicePresident Spiro T, AguewY «oc, James Band (Randy) Agnew,has been separated from Us wife for the past six month** co-lumnist Jack Anderson said. After hit; column, embargoedfor Tuesday, was prematurely released Friday, Anderson dis-tributed bis column to the wire services.The column said Randy, had been sharing anwith another man In Baltimore since IV* breakup with his wife,Ana, 22. They have a daughter, Michelle Ann, 3, the vice presi-dent's only grandchild. Agnew's 19&8 campaign plane was namedafter her, Committee, who t»astouriug Europe at his own expense for three weeks, anaide saM* Miller's spokesman said thpurpose of the trip was the air show and space facility. But theAir Force said it didn't kiu-w the purpose. "Congress has )ust asked forthe airplane," an Air Force spokesman : said.; . "When On-gres* asks and flfe. Department of Defense gives it* approval,we just do the job. Tfears the mission of the tth MilitaryAirUfl Wing at Andrews AFB, to provide UaosportaUon for the Rresidetp,- fo*f il«« PIVS*idwit and other high ranianc omcials." The Boeing 707, similar toNixon's, except for special presidential communications.will be used for the trip ovi-r and back. While in Europe u0C6 lias been assigned. I WeatherTemperatures H L M ft 71 ft M «? 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