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Independent (Newspaper) - January 12, 1972, Long Beach, CaliforniaA-2-Independent am Long Batch caui., Jin. 11, Mitlee people ill Lluc 11cws Soldier lost by army sues for discharge reds blast ammo dump at big . Air base combined news services Saigon wednesday communist commandos blew up part of an ammunition dump at the Bien Hoa air ease 15 Miles Northeast of Saigon Early today. One of the two commandos believed to have raided the base was killed when lie tripped two Claymore mines As he climbed Over a Fence trying to escape from the dump. There were no . Casualties. A spokesman said two satchels went off. Blowing up a Bunker of ammunition. The second one did not explode. The ammunition continued to Burn for about two hours after the initial blast. Bien Hoa has not been raided for several months but commandos invaded an ammunition dump at Tan son n hut air base in Saigon late last september. Bangladesh gains recognition Sofia East Germany and Bulgaria granted Diplo Matic recognition to Bangladesh tuesday raising to four the number of countries that have accepted the exist ence of the former province of East Pakistan As an inde pendent nation. The bulgarian announcement of recognition followed by several hours that by East Germany. India and tie Small Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan on India s Northern Border Are the Only other nations that have recognized Bangladesh. China Power struggle confirmation Hong Kong the names of 12 of the 25 members of the chinese communist party s ruling politburo were missing from a new leadership lineup provided by peking radio tuesday confirming reports of a Power Strug Gle in which chairman Mao tse Tung prevailed. Most of the missing were known to be in Disfavour and probably have been purged. Some May be dead including Mao s Crown defense minister Lin Piao. U.1n. May meet in Africa United nations the . Security Council decided in principle tuesday to hold an Early session in Africa which could Cost up to a week despite the near bankruptcy of the world organization. A bloc of 36 african nations which pay about 1.8 per cent of the an Nual budget suggested that the 11-nation Council meet in Africa for a series of meetings to discuss african prob lems. The ., which pays about 31.52 per cent of the 5200 million budget had urged caution. Israelis hit guerrillas in Lebanon Tel Aviv israeli troops swept into Lebanon Early tuesday and blew up houses in two revenge raids against Arab guerrillas. Premier Saab Salam of Lebanon summoned his army commanders and leaders of pales Tinian guerrilla groups for an urgent meeting. At the United nations in new York lebanese ambassador edouard Ghorra protested to the Security Council what the Premier called this flagrant aggression which resulted in loss of lives and Queen sabotage speculative Hong Kong wednesday the fire which destroyed the former luxury liner Queen Elizabeth died out today three Days after it started. A fire chief said he could not dismiss the possibility of sabotage but stressed that such reports at this time were purely speculative.1 combined news services you re not going to be Lieve i he first ser Geant told his major but we be got a Man who looks like he s been aw01. For 20 months but he s never left he company with that report to maj. Waller Naumann army brass began investigating the strange Case of Jerry Wayne Binkley 24, of Madison. Tenn. Whom the army allegedly lost on the sprawling it. Camp Bell ky., military base for nearly two years. The Story unfolded in . District court in Nashville tenn., with a hearing on a petition by Binkley who claimed he had served his army enlistment As of dec. 3 and should be re leased despite the fact that he received no orders the entire time he was on the base. The army maintains it should keep Binkley until it has completed a full investigation of the Case. A court martial will have to determine if it was his misconduct or the army s said asst. . Ally. Joe Brown. Naii Inami testified he first Learned of Binkley s presence on the Post dec. 1 when his first sergeant told him they had a Little Naumann said he questioned Binkley later that Day. I asked him where do you he told i Don t work. I be been moving from Bay to Bay and from bunk to bunk every Day Naumann said the army had been unable to find any record of Binkley s presence at it. Campbell. Defense attorney Denny Cheatham said Binkley had volunteered for ser vice in Vietnam after a year in Germany and was on his 30-Day leave when he wrecked his car in april 1970. Scheduled to report to it. Lewis Wash., before going Back overseas he was sent to it. Campbell to recuperate from a leg injury sustained in the week. He was right in the Barracks All the Cheatham said. Jackie after Clay in court mrs. Jacqueline Onassis smiles in limousine after offering testimony tuesday behind closed doors at Manhattan Federal court to support her suit against a free Lance photographer she says has so terrified her with his Zeal he should be kept 50 Yards from her at All times. _. Visitor sen. Jolt Tunney d calif., arrived in Tel Aviv for a week Long visit As guest of the foreign minis try tuesday following meetings with egyptian government officials in Cairo. Secluded president Nixon hew alone to his Camp David Retreat in Maryland s Ca Cochin mountains late tuesday to work on his state of the Union message and the budget he will sub Mit to Congress later this month. Barefaced official soviet critics tuesday described Alexan Der s new novel August As an anti soviet work that had been greeted in the West As a barefaced Chal Lenge to the current soviet serving Frank War bar one time manager of the Kingston Trio and former Sausalito restaurateur was in jail tuesday More than two years after being convicted on a narcotics charge. The 42-year-old Werber surrendered monday at Mann county Superior court to Start serving a six month sentence. Wer Ber was convicted in 1968 of Possession and Sale of marijuana despite his argument bolstered by witnesses including Tom my smothers that Mari Juana was essential to his religion. Missing an american civil Liber ties Union lawyer who is representing actress Jane Fonda and attorney author Mark Lane in their suit against the . Army says he is having trouble finding his clients. John Junker filed a Brief in Federal court in Seattle monday in a suit Stem Ming from miss Fonda s ouster from it. Lawton and it. Lewis during an Antiwar protest last March. If Lane and miss Fonda Don t Start cooperating to bring the suit to court the Case will be dismissed Junker said. Junker said it took him so Long to file the suit because of the difficulty we have had in communicating with the Plain Wyeth painting of Nixon pure fabrication the White House scribed As pure Fabrica Tion tuesday announce ment by artist Andrew Wyeth that he had been selected to paint the official portrait of president Nixon. .4 Wyeth said in an inter View at Chadds Ford where he resides Fiat first lady Pat Nixon personally asked me to paint her husband s por trait and i Wyeth said he was authorized by the White House association to make we1 l announcement. Both the president and mrs. Nixon respect him As a said a spokes Man but there s been no commitment on the part of the White chewed a a Man was mauled injured by a Polar Bear tuesday when he Aphaiv Nelly climbed into a Grotto in an after hours visit to Como Park zoo in St. Paul Minn. David , 24, was rescued when a policeman shot and killed the Bear As it chewed on Ytzen s leg. He was reported in fair condition at St. Paul ram sey Hospital. Hoodlums plotted City takeover mayor says Baton Rouge la. City leaders ready and loaded for Bear against More racial violence said tuesday a gun Battle that killed four persons was planned by out of state hoodlums plotting to take Over towns across the . And give them Back to the Black two Deputy sheriffs and two negro men were killed in monday s Street fighting which was laced with pistol cracks Tommy gun shots and Shotgun blasts. Eight Young Blacks including three from Chicago one from Philadelphia and one from los Angeles were charged tuesday with murder. They were jailed under Bond each. Woodrow Dumas mayor of the Louisiana capital City with a population of said the gun fight was started by militant Blacks planning revolution of some state supreme court Dis bars judge Boston the Massachusetts supreme court has disbarred one Superior court judge and censured another because both were implicated in an alleged bribery which resulted in a suspended sentence for a convicted Stock swindler. The High state court ruled tuesday that Superior court judge Edward Desaulnier is unfit to continue As a judge or As a member of the the High court recommended to gov. Francis Sargent and the state legislature that Desaulnier be relieved of his position on the Bench. It also censured judge Vincent Brogna. Who presided at the trial of convicted swindler Michael Raymond. Chicago teachers Vole to strike Chicago the Chicago teachers Union tuesday voted to strike Jan. 18 if the Chicago school Board fails to Honor a two year contract signed in january 1971. Union leaders called for the vote after Board of Educa Tion members said they would eliminate an 8 per cent salary increase for teachers and Cut Back school pro Grams to meet a projected budget deficit next year. Fierce weather batters Northwest Seattle Hurricane Force winds torrential Rains and heavy Snow lashed the Pacific Northwest tuesday. Fierce gusts stirred up Clouds of Snow and dust and played havoc with Power lines. Fog disrupted air traffic and slowed motorists in California and on the Eastern Seaboard. Heavy snowfall together with warmer temperatures triggered Snow slides in the Cascade mountains and the National weather service issued Avalanche warnings. Pollution order closes Mill a Krett Wash. Weyerhaeuser co. Will close its pulp Mill Here rather than try to meet pollution control requirements the firm said tuesday. In what was called an unrelated move Scott paper co. Announced it will slash its pulp production Here in half feb. 7 at least until the end of the year because of a growing surplus of pulp in the world Lakewood january Saie Good life millionaire Nubar Gid Benki Aii whose love of Good life was matched Only by his ability to make Money died of a heart at tack at the age of 75 Mon Day night in Cannes France friends said tues Day. Gulbenkian who with his father Caloust became one of the world s richest men through Middle East Oil commissions died Al most three years after a first heart attack confined him to a wheelchair in a Hospital. Until Qiu eted by his first heart attack the monocle millionaire a fresh Orchid inevitably in his Button Hole was a gourmet and party goer of High stamina All Over the world. Married three times he once said he divorced his first wife Herminia because of her deplorable eating habits. In the 1960s, Gulbenkian shared his time Between his English country estate and his Villa among the Cypress and Olive Trees of the French Riviera. I you must be master of i your Fortune not let it j master said Gulbenk i an who unlike some millionaires never hesitated to spend when he thought it worthwhile. Gulbenkian is survived by his third wife Marie whom he mar ried in 1948. None of his marriages produced any children. Prof. Desi now it s prof. Desi a Siax that one time cuban Singer who became a weal thy actor and producer. The appointment of Arnaz to a distinguished visiting lectureship that will pay him during the Spring semester was announced tuesday at san Diego state College. The four month term begins feb. 7. Arnaz will hold a rank comparable to full proves a spokesman said leaching studio production and acting to upper lass men and graduate Stu dents. 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