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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 24, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                National February 3 Holding the line OPEC ministers try to avoid oil price war Saudi Arabia AP Saudi Arabia and four other Persian Gulf oil producers are urging their OPEC partners to avoid potential chaos in the marketplace by joining them in a uniform oil price Saudi Oil Minister Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani said Wednesday that the decision to reduce prices was made by Saudi the United Arab v Qatar and 1 The amount of the price cut was not disclosed and would be the likely focus of discussions if all 13 members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries agree to a proposed meeting next One OPEC member Nigeria broke ranks with the cartel last weekend by lowering its crude oil price to match cuts announced by Britain and Yamini said price cut envisioned by the five Persian Gulf producers has been endorsed by another OPEC and by the gulf sheikdoms of Oman and which do not belong to the If the other seven OPEC members do not agree to a collective price cut and a new marketsharing Yamani the Persian Gulf producers would interfere with all their possibly unleashing a price According to some the gulf nations are considering a slash of up to in the base price if no OPECwide agreement is Wellinformed sources said Saudi Arabia would prefer a unified cut which would bring the price into line with new prices posted by Norway and As part of the Persian Gulf nations efforts to keep the price cuts under Yamani and Kuwaiti Oil Minister Sheik All Khalifa met late Wednesday with Libyan Oil Minister Kamel Hassan Maghur in Libya has been in contact with Algeria and which countered price cuts by Norway and Britain by slashing its crude oil price by to per 42gallon another OPEC said its oil Humberto Calderon would arrive in Riyadh today to join the Mana Saeed oil minister of the United Arab said ministers of OPEC memebrs would meet in Geneva or Vienna next If that projected meeting reaches no he the five gulf states would reduce unilaterally the prices of their at larger rates than they would have accepted within Oteiba said contacts were being made with nonOPEC nations Norway and The North Sea producers made the first major reduction after a series of smaller cuts by other and Mexico has said it will announce a cut Each drop in the price per barrel could mean a 2V2centagallon saving at the gasoline and a cut of per barrel would mean an extra spending money for the typical American A major price cut could help the United States Japan and many Western European nations lower oil import bills and reduce But analysts fear that steep price cuts produced by a price war would threaten economically troubled oil producers like Nigeria and preventing them from repaying money they have borrowed from Western Report calls WWII holding of Japanese injustice WASHINGTON AP A government commission said today that there was no military necessity for the internment of people of Japanese ancestry during World War II and called their uprooting a grave injustice fueled by war hysteria and The commission faulted government leaders from Franklin Roosevelt on down and said a failure of political leadership also lay behind the now widely considered a blot on Americas The Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians made no recommendation on whether to com the survivors and their but the panel is widely expected to call for payments when it frames its recom mendations to Congress this No decisions along those lines have been reached said chairman Joan a prominent Washington But the panels report called the compensation for loss of property that had been paid after the war The commission spent two years reviewing the forced removal of all people of Japanese descent from the West Coast three months after Japans devastating attack on Pearl The commission said those who ordered the mass internment could offer no rational justification except political pressure and fear for putting people behind barbed wire solely on the basis of their ethnic The panel called unfounded the justifications on military grounds that were put forth by the late John who was in charge of West Coast The Japanese race is an enemy race and while many second and third generation Japanese born on United States possessed of United States citizen have become Americanized the racial strains are DeWitt argued to Secretary of War Henry DeWitts racial opinions are remarkable even for the racially divided America of the commission The panel condemned President Franklin who signed the in ternment order 10 weeks after Pearl Harbor on Stimsons Roosevelt acted without requiring any careful or thorough review of the the commission and the president did nothing to calm hysteria over the possibility of sabotage on the West Nor did FDR try to counter the erroneous public supported by a statement by Navy Secretary Frank that Japanese espionage had led to the massive American defeat at Pearl the report And in the spring of when even the War Department decided it could no longer justify the detention Roosevelt allowed the evacuees to be held for six more months so as not to jeopardize his reelection that the commission The president would not do anything precipitous to upset the West the report noted with There would be an election in The 467page Personal Justice was based on testimony from 750 witnesses and a study of Congress created the ninemember commission after several years of agitation for an investigation by the JapaneseAmerican Citizens WASHINGTON AP A billion rescue padkage for Social Security has won approval from a House but the plan that includes reducing benefits and increasing taxes is already drawing fire from all This is the first step of a long said chairman of the House Ways and Means sub committee on Social ftiiere is significant support for other but we have tried to reach an agreement on something that will move this process he said Wednesday evening after the Democratically controlled panel approved the measure in a 74 vote along party The package now goes to the full Ways and Means which will con sider the measure next the Senate Finance Com mittee was continuing hearings today on recommendations from the National Commission on Social Security The House panels bill includes a also approved by a 74 to ensure Social Securitys longterm solvency by reducing initial benefits for new retirees by about 5 percent over eight years starting in the year 2000 and to in crease the payroll tax by percentage points in the year The subcommittee also decided to make the retirement system failsafe by allowing it to borrow from the Treasury with congressional approval if there are economic emergencies in this Any loans would have to be repaid with interest within two The package generally embraces the bipartisan recommendations of the reform which suggested increased payroll a freeze on costofliving a levy on retirees benefits and mandatory coverage for new federal Although President Reagan and House Speaker Thomas ONeill supported the commissions bipartisanship cracked during the two days of subcommittee Democrats used their majority strength to muscle the package through in a form they favored and scuttle repeated GOP efforts to raise the retirement make deeper benefit cuts and eliminate tax Pickle tried to play down the The minority was simply ex pressing some of which I could agree But there was no denying the difficulties House set to approve recession relief program WASHINGTON AP A billion recession relief sponsored by Democrats and containing more money for the poor and elderly than proposed by President is heading for almost certain House Democratic leaders of the House Appropriations Committee agreed Wednesday on the quickfix legislation providing jobs and emergency help for victims of hard economic The committee is expected to formally approve the proposal Friday and send it to the House floor by next Weve tried to get jobs that are necessary and things we can said Jamie Whitten declined to disclose but other sources said House Democrats made a number of significant changes to a billion jobs measure drafted by senior aides to Reagan earlier this COMPUTER PORTRAITS I will be in 24th Calendars Posters 25th 26th Portraits BRING THIS AD IN FOR AN EXTRA PORTRAIT ON ANY ONE OF THE ABOVE Remember our senior citizens 10 discount every Thursday all Rock group Toto cleans up at 25th Grammy awards LOS ANGELES AP Members of who rose from a high school band to softrock led the pack with seven awards including album of the year in a glittering 25th anniversary Grammy show filled with nostalgic glimpses of past Another big winner Wednesday night was com poser John who won three Grammys for his music to the boxoffice smash movie the Willie Nelsons wistful Always on My Mind also garnered three and Marvin Gaye picked up two gramophoneshaped trophies for his comeback Sexual Also taking home awards from the National Academy of Recording Arts Sciences ex travaganza at the Shrine Auditorium were the Australian new wave group Men at Melissa Lionel Joe Cocker and Jennifer Pat John Jennifer Holliday and Totos Grammy haul included album of the year for Toto IV and record of the year for their mellow which also won two arranging The band was also named producer of the Toto IV earned best engineered recording honors and Toto guitarist Steve Lukather shared the best rhythm blues song award with Jay Graydon and Bill Champlin for writing the George Benson Turn Your Love Totos Grammys were the first for the 4yearold Los Angeles marking a triumph over sometimes uncomplimentary If it were up to the we wouldnt have Lukather The nationally televised awards show ran more than three Although the record industry has fallen on hard times the academy pulled out all the stops for its 25th There were a few unexpected touches to the evening chanteuse Grace Jones presented an award in new wave garb that featured a hat resembling a stripped and comedian Eddie Murphy made a mad dash from the wings to snatch away Lionel Richies best male pop vocal Grammy for Who was that masked man Richie joked before Murphy came back with the Gaye performed Sexual Healing before winning the best male vocal Earlier he had collected the best instrumental award for the instrumental version of the same Cocker and Miss Warnes performed and then won the best group pop vocal Grammy for Up Where We the Oscarnominated theme to the movie An Officer and a who performed via satellite from won best country male vocal honors for Always on My which won song of the year and best country song Men at Work walked off with the best new artist LP after singing their reggaetinged hit Down a country quartet that has amassed numerous awards from country picked up its first Grammy for Mountain Miles Davis picked up his third career Grammy in the best jazz solo instrumental category for the LP We Want Melissa Manchester was a firsttime winner as best female pop vocalist for her uptempo You Should Hear How She Talks About Jennifer whose first solo album will be released won the female vocal award for And I Am Telling You Im Not a song from the Broadway Pat Benatar took her third female rock vocal in as many years for Shadows of the Ernie Watts performance of the Chariots of Fire theme was named best pop John Cougar won the male rock vocal Grammy for Hurt So his 1 hit from the album American Survivors Eye of the the theme to Rocky picked up the rock group vocal and by A Flock of Seagulls got the nod for best rock In a rare Grammy the Dazz Bands Let It Whip and Wind Fires Wanna Be With You split the group vocal Sj Polar Bear Ashburns LUSCIOUS BLACK WALNUT VANILLA FUDGE HANDMADK FROM OUK MNCY CANm SHOlPE WHAT A COMHINATKW BUTTERSCOTCH PECAN CHEWS HANDMADE IN OUR FANCY CANDY SHOlIT Polar Bear Ashburns if The American Cancer Society thanks people fighting This Its Bargains Fun 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