Thursday, September 29, 1983

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 29, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Ntw Bfatinfels HmaMZeitung Septembm Costa Rica rebels burn Nicaraguan post SAN Costa Rica AP Costa Rlcan bMtd rebels burned and abandoned Nicaraguas main southern border post and dynamited power lines leading to the heating up the twofront war against the leftist Sandinlsta Elsewhere in Central America Guatemalan leader Oscar Humberto Mejla Victorti inarched into the Council of State and told the eOmember body he was dissolving it because of lack of A leading moderate charged rightwing violence has increased since the general seized power earlier this In El the Defense Ministry ac cused guerrillas of vandalistic occupation of saying leftist rebels killed 13 civilians in a rocket and mortar attack when they seised the town for two days earlier this Costa Rican authorities said Nicaraguan rebels launched a heavy attack on Penas a Nicaraguan post 90 miles south of the and Just inside the Costa Rican Public Service Minister Angel Solano said civil guards on the Costa Rican side were ordered out of the area to avoid the He said at least four people were wounded but did not specify who they A Nicaraguan military officer in three miles said several wounded soldiers were brought to He said the customs office in Penas Blancas had been partially destroyed in a mortar other buildings were The Revolutionary Democratic in a press release from San said its forces left the border post burning and Druse militiamen threaten to shell Beirut airport Lebanon AP Plans to reopen Beiruts airport today were thwarted by a threat to shell the but Lebanons ceasefire held and a reconciliation conference was reported set to start next week in Saudi A threat by the Druse militiamen of leftist op position leader Walid Jumblatt to bombard the airport forced President Amin Gemayel to call off plans to reopen it this The dispute over the where the Marines of the multinational peacekeeping force are was referred to a committee in charge of overseeing the fourdayold ceasefire that has halted Lebanons civil war except for scattered The committee is composed of representatives of the Lebanese army and the warring Druse and Shiite Moslem It planned to meet today in a bombedout bank building in nomans land southeast of a government statement The Lebanons only international airfield and one of the busiest in the Middle has been closed for more than a month by civil warfare pitting Druse and Shiites against the army and Christian Jumblatts Progressive Socialist the standard bearer of the Druse warned in a statement Wednesday the airport would be shelled if it was Public Works Minister Pierre Khoury said he would keep the airport closed until the ceasefire committee completed discussions on the issue and security arrangements in and around the Jumblatts party claimed the government turned the airport into a military position from which the regime used its warplanes which attacked innocent civilians in the Andropov questions Reagans NATO plan MOSCOW AP Soviet leader Yuri Andropov says President Reagans latest proposal to limit nuclear arms in Europe is an attempt to build NATO strength while disarming but he did not reject the plan Andropov said the Soviets were committed to peace on Earth and termed Reagans offer a so called new move that did not significantly alter the stand at Geneva talks on limiting medium range The Soviet president and Communist Party chief accused the United States of unwillingness to conduct serious talks of any kind on arms His statement was carried Wednesday by the official Soviet news agency In we are proposed to talk on how to help the NATO bloc to upset to its advantage the balance of mediumrange nuclear systems in the European And this move is presented brazenfacedly as something he On in a speech at the United Reagan offered to halt deployment of an unspecified number of the 572 Pershing 2 and cruise missiles on the continent if the Soviets dismantle some of their SS20 missile force aimed at Western The North Atlantic Treaty Organization plans to start deploying the missiles in The State Department said Wednesday the world would be disappointed in Andropovs response to Reagans It said the response was a threatening restatement of their longstanding position that the Soviets will maintain their monopoly of intermediate range missiles in For our we will continue to work in Geneva for a negotiated set tlement that strengthens international peace and Andropov reiterated that the Soviet Union is willing to reach accord on limiting nuclear arms in Europe but also that the East bloc will not allow the West to undermine what the Soviets consider their security KQXT FM is pleased to announce that the repair work to our antenna system atop the Tower of the Americas has been Our signal is strong and and our music as easy as We invite you to tune to IM 102 and enjoy your favorite easy listening sounds of yesterday and more than ever your favorite music is in the Vuir f Ilisic Nixon wants more aid for Central America WASHINGTON AP Former President Richard Nixon says Central America will achieve democratic stability only through a program even more ambitious than the billion Marshall Plan that helped Europe recover from the devastation of World summing up for reporters his closeddoor testimony Wednesday before the National Bipartisan Com mission on Central also said a massive economic aid program for the region must be coupled with con tinued military It is not possible to have progress without having security and it is not possible to have security without having Nixon with commission chairman Henry Kissinger standing at his The scene in the State Department lobby was reminiscent of the 1970s Nixon and his onetime foreign policy partner standing before microphones talking about a sensitive foreign policy Except for a slight seemed in good Kissinger thanked Nixon for a very comprehensive and extraordinarily thoughtprovoking So impressive was Kissinger that Nixon would be capable of writing the commission report for President Reagan by The 12 meraber formed in expects to have its policy recom mendations completed by In his Nixon stressed the same anticommunist stance that has been a hallmark of his long public warning that a Marxist victory in El Salvador would mean another Soviet base in the Americas and en dorsing military operations against Nicaraguas leftist If the leftist guerrillas triumph in El the impact on the surrounding countries and on Mexico eventually could be he But he said it would be a mistake for the United States to become obsessed with irs FILTERED LUCKY STRIKES AGAIN THE MOMENT IS RIGHT FOR LUCKY STRIKE LOW TAR FILTERS Warning The Surgeon General Has Determined That Cigarette Smoking Is Dangerous to Your UCKY STRIKE MEANS FINE TOBACCO fillers and Soil Hack nicoiine per ciyatetie by MC