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News Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1974, Fort Pierce, FloridaThe news Tribune sunday May 12, 1974 Page 8 a. In of in wuss i Rayc o m fled Square Fence dirt soviets bar jewish picnic in saw ii in _ ii ,11 i Wink. Said told the americans Thev owl Moscow up Sam authorities sealed off red Square saturday building a new Kremlin Wall that allowed tourists Only a Knothole View of Moscow s Best known land Mark. Officials gave no warning apology or explanation for the solid wooden Fence which will surround most of the Quarter mile Long Square for the entire tourist season. Whatever was going on behind it quickly became Moscow s favorite guessing game. Police kept people away from the Fence earlier in the Day but later relaxed the ban. Musco vites craned to see what was happening through chinks and Knothole in the seven to eight foot High Structure. Inside soldiers appeared to be making preparations for a new building. Several heavy cranes and excavators were parked in the Square and piles of lumber and building Materi als could be seen. By climbing the Mound where czars had their opponents beheaded a determined rubber Necker would see the tops of trucks and excavating a together with a num Ber of heavy cranes. Not even peering through cracks in the Fence was allowed. Police kept everyone at a distance from the nine fool High Structure. Hundreds of foreign tourists turned away disappointed and angry. It s hardly Worth coming to Moscow if you won t let us into the a French speaking woman told t Polit nun. Authorities placed no signs apologizing to tourists for the inconvenience or giving any explanation. The fences went up during a National Holiday Friday night when to fair was barred from the area. Tens of thousands of visitors normally pass daily through the red Granite mausoleum that contains the embalmed remains of the founder of the soviet state . Lenin. Muscovites iry to take a Peep behind a new Kremlin Wall. My a explanation soldiers erected a Fence around red Square in Moscow barring the famous landmark to tourists. Up telephoto Moscow up it was just said mrs. Laurence Brant of Miami describing a confrontation be tween police and american and soviet jews heading for a picnic in the Countryside outside Moscow. Soviet police stopped a Public bus carrying a group of 10 jews from the Miami area and about 70 russians Friday As it travelled on a Road 18 Miles from Moscow the jews said. They reported that a line of police barred the group from continuing on foot to its intended picnic site but that it camped anyway in a Muddy Field. Mrs. Michael m. Krop of Miami said that As the group trekked to the Field scores of police followed us and sur rounded she said a policeman took her camera but that four jews wrestled it Back. We had heard stories such As this and really did not believe them. We i nought they were exaggerations and per haps fabrications. But the impression 1 got is that this happens All the said her husband. The police persisted in stopping me and holding on to me and demanding to see my passport Over and Over mrs. Brant said. Laurence Brant said the picnic was held despite the harassment. We reached a Clearing about 150 feel around. Believe it or even though the police entire Stock of our Best knit Slacks save now on our Low discount prices these Are famous make Slacks Selling elsewhere for 22 to 28. Now Only sizes 29 to 42 2s9o76 for a 7 save up to 5 a pair alterations at a slight extra j charge i j Allut Quality merchandise no factory f i Condo satisfaction our Antisd Fields Plaza 2900 s. Fed. Hwy. It Pierce were All around us and a woman plonked herself in our midst with a loud radio the picnic went he said. Most of the jews had children with Robert Blank Hollywood fla., said. There were no placards. In no Way was this a the americans members of a charter group of 100 Florida dentists and their wives said they met the soviet jews through friends with whom they had been corresponding. One of the russians on the bus said villagers came out of their houses where the jews were stopped and shouted insults including Muer should have killed you the soviet jews said police told the americans they could not proceed on the bus because it was going to an area barred to foreigners but they were still seven Miles from such a Point. The americans said they Pic nicked for More than to hours singing and dancing to celebrate he jewish lag Botner Holiday. More and More Blacks in Southern Legislatures United press International Black legislators once an impossibility in the South increase in number every election year. Primary elections last week in Alabama and North Carolina showed further gains by Blacks in the capitols of those states. In Alabama where there had been three Black legislators there will be at least 14 when the legislature meets next year. Six other Blacks will face Whites and Are considered to have an even Chance or better of win Ning in a Runoff election june 4 or in the general election in november. In North Carolina there Are i rec Black legislators now seated but 11 were nominated in the tuesday primary. All will face opposition in the november general election but at least the three incumbents Are considered to be favourites to win re elec Tion. Among the nominees in North Carolina Are five republicans. Two of the candidates in North Carolina Are seeking election to the state s 50-member Senate the others Are running for House seats. Two Blacks Are assured of seats in the Alabama Senate ant 12 More Are in the House. Fourteen Black legislators in Al Obama will be the most since 24 years elected in the reconstruction year of 1874. Portugal Junta to set general election Date Lisbon up Portu Fil i new military Junta will name a provisional government next week to prepare the country for general elections and return it to civilian Rule a spokesman for the two week old regime said today. Meanwhile i can suggest a Good game for you guess who will be maj. Jose Osorio told a news conference. Socialists communists and left of Center democrats who will form the bulk of the government have already begun thrashing out policies among themselves political sources said. The portuguese Junta that toppled the right Wing dictator ship of prime minister Marcel to Gaelano two weeks ago had set May 16 As the deadline for forming a civilian government to Rule for a year until new elections. Political sources said the Junta headed by Gen. Antonio de Spinola was still trying to gel agreement among different factions on economic policy. C of c to be pacer guests All chamber of Commerce members Are invited to attend the pacer club meeting to be hosted by St. Lucie data corporation and the w. W. Arnold construction company. Time of meeting is . On wednes Day May 15lh. Both firms Are located at 704 North 39th Street right next to the Eli will tobacco company. Those attending will see com Puter demonstrations As Well As the new offices of the Arnold construction company. Coffee and donuts will be served. Gets life at age 16 sixteen years old Chi to Wong was sentenced to life in prison in Santa Monica California following his conviction of first degree murder and robbery of a restaurant waiter. The boy is believed to be the youngest person Ever sentenced to a California Penitentiary. Up telephoto sentenced we Are pleased to announce the opening of the Hollander learning Center 461-1347 clinic build Long 3015 Oleander Boulevard fort Pierce Florida 334so summer july 1 13 k. Hollander . Director diagnosis and treatment of Reading difficulties speech and hearing evaluation study skills for adolescents individual and Small group instruction

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