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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 7, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaJuly Florence morning news Cambodia s Lon nol government wants cease fire phenom penh. Cambodia fore pc Side mauling a the ten nol govern in san Clements. Calif., with Manl proposed on Friday an Huang Chen China s of Diplo immediate cease fire and Nugo mat in the United states on to nations to bring an end to hos Cambodia Lillios in Cambodia the Only Henry a. Kissinger is sex remaining open warfare in in peeled to Fly to peking late this do China. Month or Early next for Confer the proposal put Forth at a fences on Cambodia with Chi news conference by foreign Nese leaders. The . Special minister Long bored brought envoy was reported hopeful of no immediate response from meeting there with Prince loaders of the three major anti Norodom Sihanouk chief of the government factions. Cambodian insurgent govern diplomats Here expressed the ment in exile but Sihanouk belief the insurgent leadership ruled out any meeting in a talk would reject the proposal unless with peking newsmen thurs the United states can persuade Day. Tic communist chinese and coinciding the Cam North vietnamese to put Bodian cease fire proposal pre pressure on the rebels trend the Mier Clio enl Lai of China told three year old hostilities. . Congressmen visiting in bored s announcement of the peking that his government re government s proposal for an Mains solid in its support of is Ute conditional and immediate Hanouka s exile government. Ire came a few hours he Sihanouk has said his govern martial Law Good or evil Manila a the men from the constabulary intelligence service interrupted the Young vocalist chatting in his Home with his sister and brother in Law. They were looking for his elder brother a known student Radical Hul since hey could t find him. They arrested the vib Cal isl. For Good measure they took the brother in Law. Too. The constabulary released Idem after they spent 14 hours in the military blockade. No hard feelings said the Young men. That s life under martial Law in Lite Philippines. Before martial Law. The slim. Neatly coiffed Matron in her Laic had sent her boy 15. A girl 1c. To Australia to study because she was afraid they would he she i Ven thought of following them. Robberies and other crimes were committed nightly in the walled., patrolled Vita be she and her husband inhabited in one of Manila s Cau nicest suburbs. Now. She said robberies art1 Down to one or two Iii Only. And she is she should bring Backie children. Thai. Loo. Is life under thur that Law in the Philippines. Thai is the same martial Law president Ferdinand k. Marcos is pulling up for fore 35.000 carefully controlled citizens assemblies july 27. Thai is the same martial Law which the president is Dis covering does not solve Basic problems even Wilh decrees backed by the military. Firmly controlling what was once Asia s most unrestrained press and broadcast Media and leaning heavily on the military. Marcos has Given most parts of the Philippines a semblance of Calm unmatched in the coun try s 27 boisterous years of in dependence. Citizens even Are midriffs halters 300 Gladstone s dress shop open Mon. Thru Fri. Til 9 . Paying axes at a Rale unparalleled in the Philippines. But in nine months since he proclaimed martial Law sept. 23. Marcos has been unable in make peace with rebellious moslem Inthac Southern islands of Sulu and Mindanao potentially the Philippines major problem. He is faced with providing filipinos who arc complaining about the rising Cost of living with enough Rice in tile midst of Asia s greatest Scarcity of the Staple in decades. Marcos is running into resist Ance from countrymen he wants to enlist in his Campaign to bring discipline of a sprawl ing archipelago of 7.000 islands and create what he has labelled a new. Society. Voters Are show ing apathy. Military reservists resist appeals to Register. The regime has claimed advances for the Economy under Marcos. Foreign reserves at million Are the highest twice As much As one year ago. But million have been borrowed and almost the same amount. Remains unspent because the country can t find the Rice in must buy to Avert major shortages. The govern ment claims both red tape and corruption Are out. And of Psi lion congressmen Are no longer trouble because Congress was banned. Foreign investors Are show ing More interest. Marcos decrees have stripped gun toting filipinos of at least arms from revolvers to personnel carriers. The government says crime is Down by 40 per cent. Bui police officials report that crime is making a comeback. Gun Battles Between Crimi nals and police have claimed ii lives in a month on the streets of greater Manila. Police patrols Are again swooping Ink waterfront slums during the Midnight to 4a.m. Curfew hours to find wanted criminals often picking up 10 innocent persons to find one fugitive. Filipinos remain subject to arrest and detention without charge. Hundreds locked up when martial Law was pro claimed remain in military jails. Two former senators. Benigno Aquino and Joso w. Diokno. Political rivals of mar cos have been held without charge in solitary confinement for nine months. Political opposition is muted exposing itself occasionally in underground pamphlets and newspapers which pop up mysteriously in the mails. They attack Marcos and what they claim is his american backing. The Marcos regime has declared in an argument before the supreme court that a Bill of rights is not supreme when die existence of the country is at stake. But lately. Marcos and lop officials have been insisting that they have controlled the emergency under which mar tial Law was declared. Wait for the big show Myrtle Beach Antiques show and Sale Myrtle Beach s. C. 19th Semi annual convention Center Oak Street air conditioned building july 27, 28, Friday . To . All saturday . To . Exhibits sunday . To . For Sale sponsor business professional women s club admission with his Tickel Reg. Admission the show you know my Nisi Chapman shows also p o. Box 70 coins . 28710___________ ment would never enter Nego Lillions with the nol government. Diplomats noted that Siha Nouk has shown flexibility in the past and often limes changes his mind. Lioret Lold the news Confer ence that Lon nol s government is not demanding the withdraw al of about 40.000 North Viet namese troops As a prior Condi Tion for the cease fire. He added thai the North vietnamese could withdraw during negotiations. Asked Aboul Sihanouk s rejection of talks Wilh Kissinger. Borel said this closes the door to peace Laiks Only if one accepts that Sihanouk truly represents the other this was an indication hat the Lon nol regime docs not consider the Prince who was ousted As Cambodia s chief of state in March 1970. As the valid Leader of the insurgent forces. Sihanouk himself has said that if the rebels were Ever victorious in Cambodia the com known As the Khmer would seek to remove him from Power. The rebels in Cambodia Are made up of three factions Khmer Rouge or red cambodians Are the original insurgent Force. In fact they have been in rebellion since he Early 1970s when Sihanouk was in Power. Khmer rum Doh meaning cambodian liberation was formed by military officers Loyal to Sihanouk after his overthrow. Khmer Viet Minh. Who Are directly linked to the North vietnamese. The Core of this group was in North Vietnam s removal from office but now Are part insurgent fighting Force in All the rebels number about 50.000 troops. Bored appealed for help in securing Cambodia s sovereignly and the withdrawal of foreign forces from the nations that signed the Vietnam cease fire agreement in Paris on Jan. 27 and from . Sec Clary Gen eral Kurt Waldheim. These were the terms of the peace plan bored proposed for the sovereignly Independence and Neu reality of Cambodia in accor dance Wilh the Vietnam cease fire agreement. Of All foreign troops

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