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A cartoon in Yediot Aharonot Thursday depicted a huge policeman blocking Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger’s way into the King David Hotel, with Kissinger saying “My name is Kissinger…Burton knows me personally.” Despite the ongoing negotiations for the interim agreement, the Israeli public appears to be more excited by the arrival Wednesday night of Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, who have been given the King David’s “Royal” Suite, four floors below Kissinger’s rooms.

Israeli Air Force planes staged a brief attack Thursday on terrorist bases north of Tyre in southern Lebanon, officials announced. They said all planes returned safely to base. There was speculation that the raid was designed to prevent threatened Arab terrorist attacks on Israel with the goal of wrecking current talks for a second Sinai interim accord.