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Begin seeks to persuade pair to stay in Cabinet

Prime Minister Menachem Begin met with two Cabinet members who have threatened to quit the government in a teacher's wage dispute. He met for the second straight day in special committee with the two balking Cabinet rivals in the dilemma, Education Minister Zevulun Hammer and Finance Minister Yigal Hurvitz. A defection by either of the parties the two men represent would leave Mr. Begin without a parliamentary majority, at his weakest point since he was elected in 1977, and without a sure path to survival for his 3 1/2 -year- old government