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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1973, Salt Lake City, Utah A The Salt Lake Tribune Monday July 91973 Nabs 112 Peace Corps Volunteers as Possible Paid Gunmen From Page One TAinericari first officer said The kids Ccqjildnt break Ibeir spirit US diplomat who spent the night the airport with the detained volun teers said Mostly they worried about r their parents were worrying Tabout them they didnt about 1 1 Final destination of the US Peace Corps ffight was Bukawu near the head waters of the Congo River in the high lands of eastern Zaire The chartered VC10 jet refueled Sat urday and took off for Bujumbura in Burundi its next scheduled stop But the Uganda air force then ordered the plane back to Entebbe airport near Lake Vic toria and 21 miles from Kampala the capital of Uganda Reliable sources said the planes Britx ish captain Gordon W Mitchell turned the VC10 back to Entebbe 00 instruc tions from the airport control tower The radio message said the plane would be intercepted by Ugandan air force MIG fighters and forced back if it did not re turn voluntarily The MIGs already were airborne in a flypast salute to visiting President Albert Bongo of Gabon Cant Oatran The sources said the jetliner was nearly out of Uganda airspace when the message was received but it turned back partly because you cant outrun a MIG and partly because of the possibili ty of developments in Burundi Immediate speculation aboard the plane which later proved gnmndless was that disorders in Burundi had closed the Bujumbura airport The volunteers to have trans ferred to small planes at Bujumbura for a flight to Bukava in eastern Zaire A Peace Corps spokesman in Nairobi said flying volunteers to African points via Entebbe was normal procedure Searci Fruitless The plane and its luggage were searched but officials reportedly found nothing objectionable The Americans were kept at the air port Guarded by troops for more than 24 hours they slept on airport benches They had left the United States Thursday and had been traveling ever since American embassy officials in Kam pala said the corps members were served good meals the airport bar stayed open all night for them and they spent the night eating sleeping and singing The group includes 44 single women single men and five couples official sources in Washington said Many are just out of college they added US diplomats in Kampala said they conferred with officials of the Ugandan Foreign Ministry for more than 10 hours without success Amin personally reject ed a request to let the Americans spend Saturday night in a hotel instead of at the airport a US spokesman said The president was quoted by a Ugan dan spokesman as saying They are to remain there until I have decided their case The Americans spent most of Sunday at the airport hoping to continue their journey Instead their plane left and in the evening the volunteers were taken to the hotel It overlooks Lake Victoria and s near the residence of the president a surly onetime heavyweight boxer Unofficial sources said it was believed the president of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko contacted Amin in an effort to per suade him to release the Americans Company Case Nixon Pal Spared Antitrust Inquiry By Nicholas Gage New York Times Writer NEW YORK Justice De officials overruled staff recommendations two I lyears ago for an investigation ofpricmg practices of the Pre cision Valve Corp owned by KRobert H Abplanalp the mul friend of Presi Nixon Rep Bertram L Podell Y said Sunday that he documents and memos demonstrate the birth land death of an antitrust against Precision IValve He said he would turn J the over to Archi bald Cox the special Water prosecutor and ask him make an immediate and t investigation of what to be a gross conflict interest between the Justice and the Precision Valve Unaware of Pressure Barry Grossman assistant of the evaluation section the Justice Departments the only de official involved in the case who would comment it said he was not aware any outside pressure to the investigation It was 3iot initiated because it could be justified he said Investigation of the Preci Ision Valve Corp which is 3based in Yonkers was recom J Amended by the New York of fice of the antitrust division Walter a competitor complained the company was engaged in pricing Justice Department docu trSnents show that the New offices recommendation been endorsed by the divi operations section in AVashingtoiL although the eval section opposed it Earned Million The company was founded IAbplanalp shortly after he perfected the aerosol valve spray cans 24 years ago Since then it has reportedly t earned him million The White House disclosed tT3May 25 that Abplanalp lent in 1969 to buy Spanishstyle home and 26 of land in San Clemen Will Visit for CMef Rite Washington Post Service CLEMENTE CALIF President Nixon will speak I the Midwest for the second in a month Monday when flies to Kansas City for the of Clarance M as the new director of the FBI The choice of Kansas City than Washington for the ceremony will give the Presi flent an opportunity to test his Jtn a basically Iriendly area much as he did month when he flew to 111 to honor the late Republican leader M Dirksen v Kelley is a native of Kansas and vvas its police chief Mr Nixon nominated him for the post last month is a former FBI official te Calif for million On Dec 14 1970 Abplanalp created an investment compa ny and purchased all but 59 acres of the tract for The effort to initiate an in vestigation of Precisions pric ing policies began on April 29 1970 when Liam S Coonan then with the antitrust divi sions New York office wrote a memorandum requesting au thorization for an investigation to the head of the office Nor man H Seidler Complaint Filed Coonan acted following a complaint about Precision filed with the divisions office by one of its competi tors Seaquist Valve Co The Seaquist complaint asserted that precision had dominated the market in aero sol valves since the early 1950s In late 1969 the com plaint said Precision fore seeing a decline in its position because its patent was expir ing the following year rolled back its prices and instituted a rebate program Under the program Preci sion promised that if its sales increased in a given year by a factor between 10 percent and 100 percent it would give its customers rebates graduated between 25 percent and 125 percent of their total purchas es Possible Violation Coonan wrote in his memo randum that an analysis of Seaquists complaint indi cates that Precision which had 375 percent of the mar ket might be violating anti trust laws by engaging in a deliberate effort to gain the major customers of its com petitors and thus achieve monopoly powers On the other hand Coonan wrote Precisions pricing pro gram might only be a reaction to competition and would not violate any statues The only way to make a de termination he wrote was to obtain the companys records through a CID civil investiga tive a kind of sub poena issued by the Justice Department Coonans memorandum was forwarded to the antitrust di vision in Washington by Seid ler on June 19 1970 with a saying he concurred that the issuance of a CID was the way to proceed Copyright Tom Sawyers Home Fights For Life Against Mississippi Last April rowboats were needed to navigate main street of Hanni balMo Flood has receded but Huck Finns town is still in woe By Bill Crider Associated Press Writer HANNIBAL MO The home town of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn is in trouble The city is struggling to re cover from this springs rec ord floods and the merchants along Main Street dont know if they can manage Td just like to move away says former Mayor Harry Cosgrove who owns a drugstore on Main Street But my neighbors wouldnt like it ifI left Last spring during whats become known as the Great Flood of 73 muddy water ran up to six feet deep in main street stores including Cos groves drugstore Took a Beating Other places along 1000 miles of rampaging river took a beating too But Hannibal residents say their community remains more openly vulnera ble to a repeat performance than any other town Actually this city1 of 19600 is mainly in the hills But downtown including the 12block Main Street is on a flat strip right beside the Mis sissippi Thats the way it was back in the 1840s when Samu el Clemens was a boy and steamboats ruled the river Tourists now troop through the white frame house just off Senator Urges President 6 Congressmen Reconsider and Appear Continued From Page One heard most of the witnesses the Presi dent ought to make some sort of state ment He should go before the American people and subject himself to some sort of questioning If the President submits himself to a freeswinging press conference we can get the answers out he said This is what I would hope he would do As far asIm Presi dent is innocent until Ive seen some hard evidence that he is guilty and I havent seen one shred of evidence that he is guilty yet Senate Majority Whip Robert C Byrd DWVa said Nixons decision not to re lease the papers detracted from the Pres idents credibility and built up that of Dean The only thing he can do now is stop isolating himself from the public Byrd said on the CBSTV program Face the Nation I dont think the issuances of press releases or a televised appear ance Avifl convince the people Byrd said Nixons handling of public announcements in the Watergate affair impaired his credibility He has contributed to suspicion and doubts by giving a little bit of information at a that which is inevitable he said From time to time he has con descended to give a little more and a lit tle more by way of explanation The vari ations in his stories and the fact that he continues to isolate himself gives continu ing doubts to the veracity of his stories Burns who won the 1971 Pulitzer Prize for his political biography of Frank lin D Roosevelt teaches at Williams College in Massachusetts He said would recommend that President Nixon face the prospect of imp eachment with equanimity and use this perfectly good constitutional process to explain his case Unless there is some resolution it Watergate will cripple the rest of Nixons administration and have serious implications for the future of the presi dency he said I think its the worst crisis of the presidency America has ever seen The only recourse is impeachment proceedings Vermont Prison Rebellion Ends Guards Freed Find Answers On Alaskan Oil PRUDHOE BAY ALASKA DPI Congressmen planning legislative action in hopes of tapping Alaskas vast oil re serves to meet Americas energy de mands Sunday inspected mountains of equipment that has laid unused while controversy swirls around the project Members of the House Interior and In sular Affairs Committee are touring the states north slope to gather information for a proposed law intended to remove obstacles delaying the massive undertak ing for three years Rep John DUenback ROre said the tour answered most of the congressmens questions about the project As a result he said he expected some action oh the proposed bill to unlock the vast oil deposits in a few weeks Officials of Exxon Atlantic Richfield Co British Petroleum and Alaska line Services Co showed six committee members around the 10billionbarrel oil field Main Street where Clemens grew up becoming a steam boat pilot and later writing under the name Mark Twain His boyhood here is reflected in Tom Sawyer and Huck leberry Finn Worsened by Levees Other riverside dwellers in this vicinity go in for levees these days and people here say that the levees protecting farmland on the Illinois side of the Mississippi help com press the rivers flow during high water and force it onto Hannibals streets The levees hem in the river when it floods No longer can it spread six to eight miles across Illinois lowland farm country a safety valve crainoff that used to keep Hannibal reasonably dry They are getting increased benefits from our tax dollars because of the Corps of Engi neers levees said George H Pace director of the Chamber of Commerce We are ing Touchy Situation This is a very touchy thing he added They are our neighbors across the river they sustain us they are our economic life But at the same time when they re ceive an assist from our tax dollars to raise their levee over there to protect their investment they aggravate our problems And were cit izens too Calvin L Davis director of the Board of Public Works said a delegation sent to Washington to seek federal help got diverted to the Corps of Engineers for a study to update a 1964 survey of a flood wall for Hannibal Too Expensive But Mayor Bernard Wil liams said a flood wall for the entire area is probably not economically feasible The Corps said it wasnt feasible then in 196i and construction costs would be up consider ably now The mayor assumed office during the flood His predeces sor obligingly drew a red circle on the carpet and on the desk to mark where to put tin cans to catch drips from the leaky roof when it rained City Halls leaky roof and the Upper Mississippis record flood were only two of the problems he inherited Other Problems Due to bitter impasse be tween management and labor a major employer Western Printing Co was pulling out of its plant Loss of 400 jobs would be a severe economic jolt Because of pollution prob lems the coalburning city owned 15000 kilowatt gener ating plant here was shut down indefinitely Normally the plant operates during warm months to take care of peak loads on Hanni bals power system which gets its main supply from Union Electric in St Louis The city also is trying to help three small plants which employ a total of 115 workers relocate out of the Main Street flood zone At this point the future for the some 90 merchants along Main Street is uncertain GLASS AND GLAZING SERVICE SCREEN WIRE AND SCREENING SERVICE JSAIT JAKE OGDEN Tormenting Rectal Itch Of Hemorrhoidal Tissues Promptly Relieved Gives Prompt Temporary Relief from Such Burning Itch and Pain in Many Cases The burning itch and pain caused by infection and inflam mation in hemorrhoidal tissues can cause much suffering But there is an exclusive formula tion that in many cases gives prompt relief for hours from this itch and pain so that the sufferer is more comfortable again It also actually helps shrink swelling of hemorrhoidal tissues caused by inflammation and infection Tests by doctors on hundreds of patients in New York City Washington BC and at a Mid west Medical Center reported similar successful results in many cases This is the same medication you can buy at any drug counter under the name Preparation W Preparation H also lubricates to protect the inflamed sur face area and it doesnt sting or smart In fact it has very sooth ing qualities which make it especially helpful during the night when itching becomes more intense Theres no other formula like Preparation H In ointment or suppository form WINDSOR VT AP A at Windsor State Prison ended Sunday night after rebellious inmates re leased two guards they had held hostage a spokesman for Gov Thomas P Salmon said State police and fire fighters were called to the prison late Sunday afternoon after inmates barricaded them Spirits Are Broken FRANKLIN TENN AP A runaway car resulted in a lot of brokenspirits here Police said the vehicle crashed into a liquor store after the accelerator pedal be came stuck selves in a courtyard and threatened to set fire to the maximum security facility au thorities said Prison Warden Julius Moey kins met with three repre sentatives of the inmates to negotiate grievances during the disturbance according to Joseph Jamele an assistant to the governor The disturbance came less than 24 hours after eight inmates escaped from the prison None of the escapees have been recaptured I 5ICIM Tribune Telephone Numbers Do yon need information want sports scores have a news story or feature you want to talk about Is your paper missing 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