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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Tuo.dny, June 30, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 23 War Funds Proposal Tabled Wife Fears For Ted Kennedy's Life WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate voted Monday to table a propbsal that all funds for U.S. fighting in Southeast Asia be cut off by June Tabled was an amendment by Senator Gordon Allot (Rep. He was opposed to it but introduced it last week in an ef- iort to force a showdown with administration critics on a de- vice they planned to use to pro- long debale on the war. By tabling the amendment, known when it was first pro- posed as the "amendment to end the administration critics prevented a straight up or down vote that might have killed it for good. "By bringing this up out ot order, the sponsors ot this amendment are confusing the debate, confusing the public and preventing any kind of serious debate that this deserves." said Senator George S. McGovern (Dem. S.D.) NEW YORK (AP) Joan Kennedy, wife of Senator Ed- ward M. Kennedy, says in a magazine interview: "Frankly, I worry all the time whether Ted will be shot like Jack and Bobby." "It's odd, but my fears for Ted's life really didn't start when Jack and Bob were killed least not Mrs. Kennedy, 33, says in an intcr- Angry Townspeople Hurl Stones view in Ladies' Home Journal. "They I remem- ber it quite I was watching the 1S88 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. I got very, very scared at the thought of Ted being thrown into I guess I'm still scared." Mrs. Kennedy, mother of three and wife of the senator since 1958, said her husband "tries to keep things from serious threats against his life, PESCARA, Italy (Reuters) Angry townspeople hurled Molo- tov cocktails and stones in clashes with police until the early hours of today in a fourth successive night of rioting. The fighting involves the ap- parent choice of another town as capital of the newly-formed Abruzzi region. Early today, police arrested two men on charges of manu- facturing Molotov cocktails and four were held for questioning. Dozens of demonstrators mai'chcd through the streets Sunday night to vent their rage and disgust at the reported choice of L'Aquila as the capital of tte region, one of 15 set up during elections earlier tins month. They broke shop windows and traffic lights, built barricades out of rubbish and building ma- terials and later set fire to them. Underground N-Test Reported WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- umptive evidence of a new and fairly powerful Soviet under- ground nuclear explosion, bring- ing to 39 the possible number of such tests since the limited test ban agreement in 1963, was an- nounced by the U.S. Atomic En- ergy Commission Monday, two davs after it occurred. It was only the second such presumed Soviet test announced by the commission in 1970, the previous one having occurred Jan. 29. About the latest blast, rec- orded at 10 a.m. EDT Saturday at an unidentified listening post, the AEC said: "The signals were equivalent to those of an underground nu- clear explosion with a yield range of 20 to 200 kilotons and came from the Semipalatinks nuclear test area." That means that if it was a nuclear test, the device packed explosive power equivalent to between and tons of TNT, the same as that an- nounced for the Jan. 29 blast. Land Deal EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta Housing Corporation, ct> of Edmonton, and the provin- cial government Monday sign- ed an agreement for the pur- chase of 4.3CO acres of land worth about adjacent to the southeast city boundary. The land now is in the pro cess of being annexed to the city and will be available for residential development in 1971. When completely developed, in an estimated IS years, it will provide a residential, area of approximately people The negotiations and pur- chasing of the entire area were done by the Alberta Housing Corporation with the financing being handled by the fedeial and provincial governments. The land will be sold to the city of Edmonton as required. JOAN KENNEDY Worries Constantlj that kind of ncws-but I know what's going on. "And I know he worries about it too. This is such a painful sub- ject with us that we can't even discuss it. But we both know it's there." Asked about the Chappaquid- dick accident last year in which Mary Jo Kopechnc dro-.vncd liter a car driven by Kennedy )lungcd from a bridge, Mrs.