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e 6--Wednesday, October 26, 1977-The Michiaan Daily

Humphrey's Senate return warm

the differing points of view in this
body that could not be reconciled,"
he said.
HUMPHREY was pale and far
thinner than when he last was in
Washington, but he was clearly glad
to be back.
"It's just a joy to be around," he
said.
An aide tried several times to get
Humphrey to move toward the
entrance to the building andl on to his
second-floor office, but the senator
took his time and continued to
answer questions.
"I had a real rough time," he said
when asked about his surgery and the
radiation and chemical treatments
he's been undergoing. "This is a
battle royal. I've had two major
surgical experiences."
THE DOCTORS who have been
treating Humphrey for cancer that
started in his bladder, said in mid-
August that the senator had a large,
inoperable tumor in his abdomen and
that his case is terminal.
But Humphrey, the Democratic

party's "Happy Warrior," the etern-
nal optimist, vowed to fight on. "The
doctors can't win it for me," he said.
"They can help. I've got to win this
fight."
He said his weight loss has
stabilized and he feels much better
although "I tire a little at the end of
the day."
PRESIDENT Carter, on the last
leg of a cross-country trip, stopped in
Minneapolis on Sunday to pick up the
66-year-old Humphrey and his family
and bring them back to Washington
on board the presidential jet, Air
Force One.
In his floor speech, the unsuccess-
ful Democratic presidental candi-
date said his doctors told him a
week ago that he could make the trip
to Washington.
"I waited, because I'm a frugal
man, until I could get a free
ride . . . For at least 20 years I've
been trying to get on Air Force One.
Just the thought of it sent vibrations
through me that gave me new hope,
new strength," he said.

Statue of Liberty
K (AP) - Puerto Rican rejected.
occupied the Statue of Liberty Island - at the mouth of Alba and other supporters of the
ne hours yesterday and New York Harbor - was closed to demonstrators held an impromptu
orehead with a Puerto tourists and non-essential workers news conference earlier at Battery
fore officials moved in immediately after the non-violent, Park on the tip of lower Manhattan

held
across the bay from Liberty Island.
The group on the island had original-
ly scheduled a news conference, but
officials would not allow reporters

Names of hijackers

remain classified
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The hijackers a
One week after West German com- have some connect
mandos stormed a hijacked Lufthan- Army Faction, a We
sa jetliner at Mogadishu Airport to group, as evidenced
free 91 hostages, the true identity of of the hijackers' de
the four hijackers remains a closely of the West Gerr
guarded secret. kidnaped and later (
The one terrorist who survived the businessman Hann
raid, described as an attractive er.
chestnut-haired woman of about 20, Both units sough
was reported recuperating yesterday imprisoned German
at Mogadishu's Medina Hospital hijackers also dema
from gunshot wounds in her right two Palestinians jai
shoulder and leg. ONE VERSION o
the hijackers, alle
DIPLOMATIC sources said the photographic evide
other three hijackers have been were two men andt
secretly buried. But beyond these other contends ther
reports little is known about the and one woman. Bt
terrorists. that the terrorist
The Somalis have given out no probably between 19
official information on the hijackers. A source who aske
Diplomats here appear to be virtual- fied, said photograp
ly in the dark, but a series of con- ers include a sh
flicting reports on the hijackers' European called J
nationalities and even their sex are believed to come fro
circulating in the diplomatic com- others are described
munity. attractive dark-hair
It remains unclear whether the was killed, the survi
surviving woman will be tried, or a dark-haired man
held in Somalia, thereby inviting re- from the MiddleE
taliation, extradited to West Ger- nations.
many, or perhaps spirited out of the The source said
country. apparently traveling
A CONSENSUS appears to have ports. But Iranian o
emerged among diplomats that the have no informatio
four hijackers are linked in some refute this claim.
way to an extremist Palestinian NEWSPAPER re
guerrilla organization. The Popular holm said the leader
Front for the Liberation of Palestine called'himself "Cap
is the one most often mentioned. moud," and carrieda
in the name of Johan
newspapers said a;
carried an Iranian pa
to a Reza Abasy.
GREEK NIGHT These reports als
two hijackers wereN
PITCHER NIGHT Iranian passports, th
Greeks admitted FREE Wid. name of Shanaz Gho
c pwoman in the na
Ansary.
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used, it is generally;
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rdued pricer on pitcher, of beer terrorist organizatio
61 church (oH s.uniw siy)5. -S.s to false identity docu

info
lso appeared to
ion with the Red
st German terror
by the similarity
mands and those
man group who
executed German
s-Martin Schley-
ht release of 11
n anarchists. The
nded freedom for
led in Turkey.
f the identities of
gedly based on
nce, says there
two women. The
e were three men
th reports agree
s were young,
and 25.
d not to be identi-
phs of the hijack-
ot of a blond
ohann who was
om Holland. The
d as a "strikingly
ed" woman who
ving woman and
, all apparently
East or nearby
the four were
g on Iraniarrpass-
officials say they
in to support or
ports in Stock-
of the hijackers
tain Walter Mah-
a Dutch passport
nnes Gerdus. The
second hijacker
assport made out
o said the other
women carrying
he survivor in the
lan and the dead
ame of Soraya
passports were
agreed that this
nationality since
ns usually resort
ments for cover.

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