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   Alton Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 24, 1981, Alton, Illinois                                ALTON TELEGRAPH Serving Greene and Calhoun Count 16 5 Sections 34 Pages Single Copy IOC announces ceasefire in Mideast By The Associated Press The Unlled States announced an end lo all hostile mili tary action between Lebanese and Israeli territory today after two weeks of bloodshed that left more than 450 Arabs dead in Israeli strikes into Lebanon and six Israelis killed by Palestinian The truce took hold after an Israeli night raid into Leba non which the Tel Aviv command said killed three guerrillas In a The Palestinians replied with a rocket barrage that killed a 65yearold Israeli and wounded 14 in the northern Is raeli town of The rockets that fell at EOT were the last shots fired by the and when the ceasefire took effect some four hours all guns were si correspondents in northern Israel Israels deputy defense Mordechai told Israel Radio that Israel negotiated the truce with Ihe Le banese but lhal Saudi Ihe Arabs main was the prime Arab She can dictate tiie moves to the the Lebanese and Zippori He also said he was optimistic that the embargo on delivery 6f F16 jet fighters to Israel would be lifted But the Reagan administration said it was not yet prepared to re sume A While House spokesman said Ihe president welcomed Habibs announcement as ahopeful and encouraging sign I have today reported to President Reagan that as of 1330hours local time EOT July all hos tile military action between Lebanese and Israeli in either will presidential envoy Habib announced in Israeli Prime Minister Menachem standing at his added The government of Israel endorsed the state ment just made to you by Philip the emissary of the president of the United in Yasser Arafats Palestine Liberation Organi zation made no comment on the Habib statement but reiter ated it would abide by a truce that had been urged for today if Israel adhered to The PLO said this posi tion was communicated to SecretaryGeneral Kurt Waldhelm In Secretary of State Alexander Halg J said the United States was not yet ready to let Israel have 10 F16 jet fighters despite Israels agreement to a Ho told CBS Morning News that we are going to be watching the situation very carefully for hours and days and perhaps weeks Washington withheld delivery of F16 fighters to Israel because of tiledevastating air raid on Beirut last Friday Several cabinet officials had criticized Begins bombing pol but the administration backed off Thursday statement did not use the word crasof appar ently because the Israelis feared this would connote sonic form of recognition of the PLO as a fullfledged party in I he The government did not want lo reach any sort of direct arrangement with the terrorist organizations but it was will ing lo accept a lull and peaceful relations in the Is raeli Education Minister Zevulun Hammer said He called it a timeout during which we will look and sec what an understanding between us and the other side means in the Reagan adds automatic inflation adjustments to his taxcut plan WASHINGTON AP President Reagan told House Republicans today he is revising his taxcut plan again to include automatic annual adjustment in personal taxes tooffset A leading congressional Republican mean that the president also is offering new tax breaks for the oil farmers and small busi nesses in a bid to hold wavering Republicans and woo conservative Democrats in the Democratic leaders claim they have enough votes to pass a rival in a pep talk to House GOP said his revised tax package is a good and a fair tax This tax cut is the most crucial Item left on our agenda for If we remain we cari change the course of He was interrupted several times by Reagan sa8d the central purpose of the Democratic plan is to defeat us and provide a political victory for He said his plan would stimulate the economy and protect against while the Democrats pro which would peg a thirdyear tax cut to proved would leave taxpayers worse A conditional thirdyear tax cut is the president because businesses and investors need the assurance of a certain tax Reagan did not dwell on Democrats demands for greater tax relief for taxpayers with incomes under a He drew a big when he mentioned House Speaker Thomas and the Democrats laxcut bill in citing the advantages of the annual adjustment in personal taxes written into the latest administration Goldwater asks Casey to resign WASHINGTON liam Caseys sixmonth ten ure as CIA director is in grow ing doubt after Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman accused him of damaging the spy agency and publicly sug gested that he Congress is giving Reagan all the food stamp cuts he wanted and then some WASHINGTON AP Congress is giving President Reagan all the spend ing cuts he wanted in the food stamp program he wanted and House and Senate negotiators have agreed to a package that will reduce food stamp spending next year by million more than man dated by the overall budget cutting plan Reagan engineered through The food stamp reductions now be come part of a package of more than billion in cuts across all government programs and it must be approved by the full Senate and where the ini tial margin of victory was Under the food stamp more stringent eligibility standards will force some 1 million of the nearly 23 million recipients from the Changes in the way benefits are calcu lated will reduce the monthly food stamp allotment for millions The stricter eligibility standards and tougher fraud and misrepresentation penalties will go into effect as soon as Exempted from the new stan will be the elderly and meaning that about 000 persons will retain benefits that would otherwise have been Efforts to resolve differences in the House and Senate approaches lo the food stamp cuts began earlier this but hit a snag when Jesse chairman of the Senate negotiating demanded lhat cuts deeper than those mandated be CAMEL CALL A couple of camels express 1heir opinion while waiting to be unloaded as the Carson Barnes Circus set up at Eastgate Shopping Center The circus planned an afternoon show and one at 8 tonight to benefit the Wood River Volunteer Emergency Photo by John Badman Didn t deserve a single dime AP Robert a 92 yearold man who was or dered jailed for 30 days for ref using to pay has handed over a check for and regained his Circuit Judge Allen Ander son ordered Rabinof released from the Pinellas County Jail on the 25th day of the The judge said Rabinof had satisfied his debt by paying the in back alimony and his former wifes attorneys Rabinof began his jail term June 29 for contempt of court for refusing a judges order to pay back His Joseph Whitel said Rabinofs assets total about But Rabi nof had said his 77yearold former whom he mar ried in didnt deserve a dime and that he would rather stay in DOCTORED PHOTOGRAPH John winner of several awards for his medical said in an article appearing in the Au gust Washingtonian magazine that this first official photograph re leased after President Reagan was shot was cropped to take out a nurse standing to Reagans immediate holding a Pleurevac device con nected to a chest tube coming from under his AP Laserphoto Reagan suffered medical public wasnt told WASHINGTON AP President Reagan went through an unpublicized medical crisis a week after he was shot last March a high fever that made his doctors debate operating on his bulletpierced lung a second Medical writer John given access to every doctor at George Wash ington University Hospital who treated Reagan so he could write an authorita tive account of the presidents disclosed the second crisis in an article for Washingtonian Dennis a hospital ad ministrator who actedas spokesman on the presidents confirmed Pekkanens OLeary said there was no disclosure of the possibility of a second operation to remove the left lobe in Reagans chest because making that information public would have been inappro priately To keep word that the president was seriously ill from leaking Pekka nen one doctor had to lie to a He also covered up the label on a bronchoscope so others would not know a bronchoscopy had been ordered to clear up Reagans bronchial The articloalso says first official photograph of a smiling Reagan in a standing with his was cropped to take out a who stood next to hold ing a Pleurevac device connected to n chesttube coining out from under his In a security a medical voy eur a doctor who was a parttime member of the university medical fac ulty but who had no business being there wandered up to Reagans bed side and stared intently at the presi Refusing to he was finally escorted away by hospital security peo Reagans second medical crisis started on the Thursday night following the March His temperature shot up to his color he be came more tired and his white blood count went Pekkanen The next the fever continued and that night Reagan experienced chills Xrays indicted fluid in the sug gest ing Surgeon Benjamin Aaron ordered a bronchoscopy to try to clear the bron chial and surgical resident David Gens was sent o pick up the black case which contained the In checking it he lied to the nurse who needed to know for whom the equip menl was Then Gens taped over the case so oth ers in the hospital would not know what type of equipment he was carrying into the presidents suite FEATURES PRIEST THINKS block churches should care for their Feature by Judy Sokolowski A3 The Mini MEET THE MOLLUSK FAMILY Aguide to shells A9 rhe ourdooRS AREA TRAP SHOOTER Mike Jordan recently won the Spanish flyer shooting championship during international competition in Spain c3 The AREA PETER CARROLL RESIGNS post on South Roxana Alton Mayor Paul Lenz elected to SIMAPC committee A6 FIRST STAGE qF A STUDY to determine the feasibility of installing hydroelectric power facilities in the new Alton Lock and Dam 26 will becompleted reports the Corps of Engineers A12 ihe would BANI SADR URGES BOYCOTT of election to fill his IRA demands Irish leader take sides on death fast Editorial Riverside Park reslroom Op Israelis attack on PLO carefully or chestrated Tax deed Edwardsville couple called not with out Threatened with extinction in Baseball strike talks going nowhere STATE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY seeking to ward off criti cism of the ailing transportation will no longer commute in company curs B4 WEBER is the foster grandfather of ana1 Staff Writer Judy Sokolowski qnd Pho tpgrapherQaryBohn prof lie the Rrogrgrrt which brings old qncl young NATION PRESIDENT REAGAN asks governors tacooperate with his project of rewriting state laws that discriminate against women A8 i LENNON SISTERS adopt a new look for their a modified strip A11 Weather Partly cloudy with chance of thunder storms through Amuitmcnti Ttltvition Fun V   

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