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   Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 3, 1986, Tyrone, Pennsylvania                                IXi5 siint Hi ne Dai y Heral USPS 645800 Number 68 of Our 120th Year 1986 25f Per Copy US 1986 Costliest Campaigr n History Money ByBUDNEWMAN WASHINGTON UPI The costliest election campaign In American history came to an end with many candidates pouring the last of their cash today Into a television and getoutthevote Senate and House candidates raised million and spent million both record highs through and the final not due until after the could raise the total in both categories to million or Senate running for 34 raised million through 15 more than enough to pay all their year salaries for next half cen Those figures mean the average 1986 Senate race costs about and final totals could jump that average to more than million per the 884 candidates contesting 362 of the 435 House seats Tuesday cumulatively raised million through 15 an average per elec This years costliest Senate race is the California clash between Democratic Alan Cranston and Republican challenger Contd on Page 2i Reagan By NORMAN SANDLER SANTA UPI Campaign 86 entered its final hours today with President Reagan as popular as ever at the center of a lastminute GOP push to stir political get out the vote and keep control of the With his weekend rest stop in terrupted by the release of American hostage David Jacobsen in Reagan planned a quick rescue mission to Nevada today before winding up the campaign In grand style here in his home His first stop was a Las Vegas airport viewed as the last desperate chance for GOP Senate candidate James Santlni to prevent Democratic HarryReld from seizing the seat held by retiring Republican Paul Lax In Reagan hoped to energize party faithfuls behind Ed who is battling Democratic Alan at a huge outdoor rally at the Orange County The Pacific in the conservative bastion that launched Reagan on his political career 20 years provided the setting for a nostalgic campaign windup for the president and who iContdonPage2 Senate By STEVE GERSTEL WASHINGTON UPI One day before the Democrats appeared poised to seize control of the but Republacans counted on a final campaign blitz by President Reagan and a million voter turnout drive to stop them eyeing slim leads in key expressed Increasing confidence that they will recap ture the Senate by picking off Republican oneterm wonders who rode Into office in 1980 on Reagans But Republican National Chairman Frank Fahrenkopf said Sunday on NBCs Meet the There are eight races so close they are dead If they break our well keep he If they break the other well White House political aide Mitch Daniels told reporters the GOP would retain control of the Senate by a very thin margin and Senate Republican leader Robert Dole Were going to be the majority when the polls But Senate Democratic leader Robert Byrd Its going to be 5248 Going into the Republicans hold a 5347 majority in the Senate and the Democrats need a net gain of four seats for Contdon Page2 Issues TAKING A BREAK Choosing their the members of Tyrone volunteer fire fighting force prepare to take a break during the 24 hours training session held this The crews were put up at the Neptune Fire department headquarters on 17th and Lincoln and stayed using it as a base for the weekend session which started Saturday at 5 and ended Sunday at 5 Jacobson Free In Frankfurt By STEVE HAGEY Cyprus UPI David feeling just absolutely great after his release from 17 months of captivity by the Islamic 1 Hostage Family Others Are Hopeful HUNT1NGTON UPI Relatives of freed hostage David Jacobsen say they are over joyed at his but their joy is tempered by concern for the other five Americans still held captive in After 17 months of prayers and the emotional roller coaster ended Sunday with con firmation from the State Department that the administrator of the American University Hospital in had been released by the Moslem kidnappers who had held him since May 1985 Jacobsens Eric and and a Diane said they planned to leave with their spouses on a commercial flight today for Washington and then continue on to meet their father in West Ger Jihad Organization in stopped briefly at Larnaca airport in Cyprus today before continuing his journey to West accompanied by Church of England hostagemediator Terry boarded a chartered red and white Lear which took off from Larnaca airport at Waites departure with Jacobsen seemed to dash hopes for the im mediate release of more American 1 hope to be back in Lebanon soon to pursue the course of the other Waite said at a brief news conference with But he refused to answer questions about the circumstances of Jacobsens release or the prospects of release of the remaining Looking haggard but otherwise the bearded wearing an open neck shirt and V neck declined to answer questions about his 17month I feel just absolutely It is a tremendous pleasure to be he said with a broad smile on his from Huntington arrived at Larnaca airport after an hourlong flight from Beirut in a Navy Blackhawke helicopter at He quickly got into the middle car of a threecar procession and was driven to the VIP airport lounge where he met repor Jacobsen asked for a represen CondtonPage2i ByBUDNEWMAN WASHINGTON UPI Oregon in whatmight be called a must decide if they want to buck a national anti drug trend and legalize possession and use of small amounts of That is just one of more than 200 off beat or merely important issues that will appear on 43 state ballots Voters across the country will be arted to decide issues such as the fate of statefunded abortions in four whether to ban AIDS victims from teaching or handling food in whether to scrap all property taxes in Mon tana or increase education funding in several It seems a sure bet that lotteries will be legalized in at least fiveof the six states which have the Issue on the Twenty states and the District of Columbia already have And Kansas voters appear ready to approve horse and dog But polls show casino gambling appears headed for a second big defeat in In it appears an effort to legalize sale and use of marijuana win be due in part to the new national antidrug North Dakotans likely will let more retailers open for business i Contd on Page 2 Women ByJUDlHASSON WASHINGTON UPI The voting booths on Election Day will feature the largest number of statewide races ever held with women who stand to make a political breakthrough and add a few footnotes to Analysts say 1986 is a year of many firsts for women candidates who have spent a decade working their way up the political ladder and finally are seeing it pay off at the ballot In what has been called the Year of the the first Democratic woman senator could be elected on her own and the first Republican woman governor could win of Women stand a good chance of more than doubling their numbers as governors and increasing their numbers as lieutenant For the first time in two women in Nebraska are running against each other for governor Democrat Helen Boosalls and Republican Kay who has a slight edge in the For only the second two women in Maryland are vying for a Senate seat Democrat Bar bara Mikulski and Republican Linda who is favored to would become the first Democratic woman elected to the Senate without succeeding her In another Senate Contdon Hage2 Governor By DEBORAH BAKER Pa UPI It was nearly l Thursday before Democratic gubernatorial can didate Bob Casey wrapped up Wednesdays campaign The days activities had spanned 16 hours and six requiring four plane rides and a helicopter When Casey gave the word to his exhausted entourage that he had canceled a morning news con ference and they could sleep a few hours a reporter covering the campaign walked up to he said Youve just swung a few of the undecided who is making his fourth bid for cam paigned last week like a man who is not about to let his last chance slip away for lack of the frantic pace was a marked contrast to that of his Republican William Scranton which seemed almost leisurely by While Casey was outpacing Scranton in travel during the campaigns Scranton was out spending Casey for allimportant television Spokesmen in both camps said Scranton would spend between and for TV time Thursday through while Casey we pme Contd on Page 2 Take 5 Of 7 Special A Too Golden Eagle Band Class 4 Champions As Of Saturday Administration Mum On How Hostage Was Released UjgA School Marching Eagle Band has once again stepped into the rtnif of They are the Chapter 11 Class 4 champions following the Conemaugh Township Chapter Championships Saturday Tyrone also walked away with five out of seven special awards in their A total of 19 bands from three states Gerald band It was the third time in eight years that a Tyrone band has won their Roberts But It was the first time in the third year of the newly formed Chapter And it was the first time the band won in Class IV bands with 86 or more Tyrone won backtoback cham pionships in 1982 and 83 in Chapter IV and in Class III 66 to 85 rts rive bands competed in Class I Roberts Conemaugh Township took first with a score of Central of Martinsburg was Roberts said there were six bands competing in Class 46 to 65 Richland scored to take the top Westmont was a distant Roberts Class III winner was the out standing band from West Roberts said they per formed to their usual top producing a score of Bedford was second in Class Roberts with a very respec Maricma Islands Become US Commonwealth Northern Marianas UPI An estimated residents of the Northern Mariana islands became American citizens today as the islands in the central Pacific Ocean officially became a James Lyons Pacific fleet presented Nor thern Marianas Pedro Toniaro with the first passport in a ceremony marking the official adoption of the commonwealth status under an agreement signed in Janet high commissioner of the trust also was i fontdon Page 21 table score oi Class Tyrones had three of the 19 Mods seeking first Tyrones scow of Roberts was quite proud followed closely by Johnstown with a score of Roberts said West Virginia was third with a score of Roberts was just as delighted with the special awards winnings because the section of his band that he has felt all year was not getting its just at tention was the percussion Saturday the unit was awarded the best of its The drummers waited all season to take top honors in the championship The Marching Eagles won best marching and best best best auxiliary unit and of best The marching and maneuvering award was the fourth one of the year for the Roberts Greater Johnstown won the remaining two special best drum major and best Saturdays championships was the last competition of the season for the The season if as certainly a very successful one for the band and Roberts Losing 46 seniors from last years band and then having to move up to the large class because of an Increase In I was a little worried when we first stared out in late But everyone worked hard and many long hours for the past three The payoff took place Saturday evening with a chapter cham Roberts said he feels certain he knows the reason his band surfaced even with the odds against Probably the one key word that best describes these and our is Roberts He is already looking to next What is really encouraging is that I only lose 23 seniors this Roberts And the band next year will have two dozen more musicians than this year Admits Gunrunning By TRACY WILKINSON Nicaragua UPI Captured American Eugene Hasenfus acknowledged in court that he confessed to running guns to backed but said he had no direct personal knowledge to back up his claim the CIA ran the smuggling The former Marine from appearing Sunday for the third straight day in examined a fourpage handwritten confession the prosecution said he signed during It is my Hasenfus told the court through an It is my The prosecution said Hasenfuss confirmation was equivalent to a guilty In the cap tured a day after he parachuted out of a supply plane shot down by Sandinista said he was hired to help ferry am food and other supplies to the Contra rebels in their war against the Sandinista Only a cargo survived the in which two American pilots and a Nicaraguan radio operator were The confession also said he made four flights out of the air base at and six out of the Ilopango air base in El Contdon Page2 Peace Marchers Near End Of 8Month Long Odyssey Jacobsen was released by the Islamic Jihad early Sunday and taken to the I1 Embassy in east Beirut He was then flown to Cyprus and on to West Germany its time we get lu come out and smile in front of trie told reporters outside his Hunlington Beach apartment By NORMAN SANDLER SANTA UPI The White fearful that sen sitive diplomatic efforts might be clamped a tight lid of secrecy on the events that led to freedom in Lebanon for kidnapped American David In public and ad ministration officials hinted that other hostages might soon be released and that behindthescenes efforts might lead to a breakthrough But just as the circumstances behind Jacobsens release Sunday remain so do the prospects that any of the other six Americans and 13 foreigners held hostage there will soon go In announcing the latest development White House spokesman Larry Speakes told reporters he was not in a position to predict if will be released It is a very difficult situation to assess and to make Speakes We remain We remain bard at work through a number of channels on this but we cannot make any predic tions The White House insisted no deal had been made for whose release by the shadowy Islamic Jihad iContdon Page 2 Weather mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers late Low around Light cloudy in the morning with a 30 percent chance of becoming partly cloudy by High near Extended Forecast Partly sunny and cold Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s and highs in the 40s Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers Thursday Partly sunny Lows in the 30s and highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s both days By JOSH MEYER PHILADELPHIA UPI After a torturous eightmonth ac tivists on a march for peace and nuclear disarmament have seen their seemingly impossible pilgrimage to Washington blossom into an Im minent reality I The marchers in the Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disar mament paraded through downtown Philadelphia Sunday in cold and blustery They started in Los Angeles last and headed for the nations capital as a way to call for an end to nuclear arms At the marchers the journey seemed doomed to The peace march was declared bankrupt two weeks after it and marchers stopped the journey in the California desert to search for funds and a way to proceed The marchers and are now more than 900 strong Tuesday morning they will leave for and then its on to their final destination Once in the marchers they will go to the White House weary and somewhat con but on they will string together their walking shoes and call on world leaders to forsake the nuclear arms Then some people will stay In said Jackie who left and caught up with the group in Pennsylvania several weeks Others will go on other walks and some will go home and make changes in their own she The marchers arrived in Philadelphia and were expected to hold a candlelight vigil Monday night before said Richard a book publisher from N M who joined the march at the i font d on Hage 2i   

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