New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 3, 1980

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

October 03, 1980

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 3, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Mcofilm iVBoi 45436 Jtexaa 75235 Friday Taylor Communications 25 cents October Zeitung 73 18 Pages 2 Sections USPS 377880 New Texas Iran both claim control of port city Iraq AP Iraq and Iran both claimed they were in control of Irans major port of Khorramshahr today as the war between the Persian Gulf oil giants ground into its 12th Iraq said its forces took over the port and were digging in after achieving their main objectives along an invasion front stretching 300 miles to the There is no trace of any Iranian soldier left in Baghdad radio The town is under Iraqs firm It labeled as hallucination Irans claims it was crushing Iraqi troops in Khorramshahr and said What few socalled revolutionary guards are left in hiding are being flushed out and mopped up in Thats all thats happening Irans official Pars news agency said the Iraqi troops withdrew from Khorramshahr as late as midnight Thursday after abandoning tanks and other that water and electricity were cut off and that the customs building and some other parts of the city set on fire by the Iraqis were burning out of Iranian President Abolhassan Bani Sadr said Iranian paratroopers were dropped into Khorramshahr on that Iranian warplanes launched attacks to support them and that enemycrushing operations were under way in the near the refinery city of Abadan at the head of the Persian The Baghdad command dismissed those claims and said unless the scale of fighting there will be only one military communique daily since Iraqi forces have achieved their main objectives and will concentrate on consolidation of their So far there has been no independent confirmation of any of the claims or any reliable information on the size and disposition of the op posing The Iraqi command said Thursday its naval units inflicted serious damage on Iranian military positions at several miles from and that Iraqi MiGs attacked the Dezful 150 miles north of it also said Iranian jets hit five Iraqi that five Iraqi civilians were wounded in air strikes on the southern Iraqi city of Amara and that two Iranian jets were shot down over Amara and The radio station in capital of Khuzestan province 70 miles north of claimed Thursday that the enemy has been defeated and is making dastardly efforts in only a few But the broadcast conceded a number of feudalists are giving shelter to atheist meaning some ethnic Arabs in Khuzestan were aiding Iraqs Arab Another broadcast warned Iranian Arab tribesmen they would be condemned to death if they helped Iraqi Tehran radio urged Iraqs Kurds to revolt against the Baghdad The appeal was a counter to Iraqs call on brother Arabs in Khuzestan to rise up against the Tehran govern The appeal was novel since the Khomeini regime has been battling the Kurdish independence movement within its own borders for a Although Iraq and Iran are Moslem the Iraqis are Arabs and the Iranians are predominantly nonArab Arabs form the main ethnic group in Khuzestan and they have been battling for more autonomy from the central government in Tehran ever since Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeinis revolution ousted the shah 20 months Iraq has seized on this restiveness and repeatedly called on its Arab brothers in the province to aid in vading Iraqi But the call apparently hasnt been too and Tehran Radio on Thursday repeated Khomeinis rejection of Iraqi President Saddam Husseins call for a fourday ceasefire beginning The war con the broadcast Its ob jectives have been defined by Imam Does Saddam mean to say that he can declare war and then end it whenever he thinks fit The Iranian news agency also reported that Prime Minister Mohammad Ali Rajai met with Cuban Foreign Minister Isidore Malmierca to discuss an attempt by President Fidel Castro to mediate the The agency reported that Rajai expressed surprise at Castro advising in the face of the enemys tanks and to sit with the aggressor Labor figures show economy improves WASHINGTON nations unemployment rate declined for the second straight month and wholesale prices fell for the first time in 4Va the government said today in two reports that reflected an overall improvement in the nations The Labor Department said the unemployment rate declined to percent in down from percent in August and the lowest since when it was 7 It reported separately that the wholesale prices were down percent in a sharp turnaround from a percent increase in August and the first decline since wholesale prices fell percent in February The Producer Price which measures prices at the wholesale rose in July and August by a whopping percent and respec due in large part to a mid western drought and heat wave that destroyed crops and thinned livestock The two reports could help President Carters reelection hopes as they reflect an improving They also are the last employment and wholesale price statistics before the 4 Republican candidate Ronald Reagan and independent contender John Anderson have both criticized President Carters handling of the while the president has defended his actions as the best way to the nation out of the recession it has been mired In the unemployment rate was percent of the labor It has hovered between percent and percent since May the highest levels since President Carter took The Labor DepairtrnenYsaid additional workers found jobs in mostly in the construction industry and on the nations Total employment was Unemployment totaled million Deborah a Labor Department said the drop in unem ployment for the second consecutive month might be indicating a turn in the Although unemployment had declined in August from per cent to she said a one month drop was insufficient to establish a trend in the minds of economists but a twomonth decline is more The biggest job gains were among whose jobless rate dropped to percent from percent in and whose jobless rate dropped from percent from percent in The unemployment rate for adult men increased slightly to up from percent in while unemployment among blacks and Hispanics also going to percent and even as statistics show the economy the president on Thursday criticized the Federal Reserve Board for pushing up interest an action that many economists fear could choke off the recovery the The prime lending rate for some banks was increased Thursday to 14 which raises borrowing costs to business and consumers and could discourage business The which is independent of the executive raised the discount rate the interest on Federal Reserve loans to member banks from 10 to 11 percent in a move to force up interest rates and fight in flation by cutting the supply of money and Carters criticism came only hours after New Yorks one of the nations raised its prime lending rate onehalf to 14 The prime which is what bluechip corporate customers must pay to had risen only a day earlier to Another interest indicator mor tgage rates is on the way the Federal Home Loan Bank Board A board report said conventional 25year mortgages were closed at an average rate of percent in the first week of up from a month photo Church arrives This 30by80foot building took three days to make the roundabout 135mile trip from Lackland Air Force Base to the site for Francis BytheLake Episcopal Church at Canyon Russel inspects the truck carrying the new Dedication service will be Inside Races reset this weekend Since the rain has gone away and the race track has dried the Comal County Fair activities which were postponed from last weekend have been rescheduled for this Post time for the horse races will be on both Saturday and Races will be from 10 to On Saturday there will be a bull buckoff at 8 which will not involve Danny president of the fair association said there will be around 40 bulls Following at 9 a countrywestern dance will be held in the Comal Scheel said that from all indications he has had there will be a bunch of people coming to the races as hes received calls from all over the state and Oklahoma inquiring about The racetrack is in good shape Scheel Expelled congressman to fight to regain seat Stuff photo by John Senter Graphic lines divide the Comal River into planes of space WASHINGTON AP Ousted Michael the first congressman ever expelled from the House for is fighting his expulsion in court and asking his constituents to send him back to Congress The House voted 37630 Thursday to remove who was convicted 30 of taking a bribe a year ago from undercover FBI agents posing as representatives of an Arab sheik seeking legislation It was the first time a congressman had been expelled since three border state members were removed in 1861 for supporting the Confederacy in the Civil a gruff former admitted taking the money but said he was being kicked out of Congress for behavior that may be acceptable tc his bluecollar con stituents in South There may be a question of but its not he In this it may not be even Myers wont have the support of the Philadelphia Democratic organization as he tries to convince the voters of I have continuously told him it was an embarrassment to the to the city and to the party for him to seek said city Democratic chairman David We are not going to support thats for Reaction from the voters was He was set said Pat But I dont think hell get re elected because he was Another Joe said He let the people not to say that I wouldnt have done the same thing if I had been But when the economys in the shape its and youve got guys who are hurting seeing him getting this theyre not going to like In the the Pennsylvania Democrat filed suit Thursday in District Court asking that he be reinstated for the rest of his which ends The suit charged that the expulsion violated Myers constitutional rights and denied his constituents representation in ;

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