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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 1, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                frteraiaZtltmif November I Accidents mar Grenada invasion WASHINGTON AP The Americanled oc cupation of Grenada began its second week today with officials hopeful that battlefield successes are not overshadowed by accidents and public relations setbacks that have haunted the operation since the Grass roots support for President Reagans policies on the island appeared to remain substantial but officials acknowledged Monday there had been The Defense after greeting initial reports with acknowledged Monday that a bomber trying to knocking out artillery fire on the first day of the invasion struck a civilian mental leaving a reported 14 The attack occurred three days before defense officials boasted no civilians were killed in the Wounded Army troops brought to Walter Reed Medical Center said 19 soldiers were injured because an American plane called in for an air strike hit their building instead of an enemy The Washington Post in todays editions quoted unidentified Pentagon sources as saying that several Army Rangers were killed and several others were injured when two helicopters and four Navy Seals in a commando unit drowned in a pre invasion Leslie citing the handling of in formation about the has quit as White House press officer specializing in foreign climaxing a week of confrontations between official spokesmen and reporters over lack of news about the invasion and reporters lack of access to Grenada to report on the The American Society of Newspaper meeting in lodged a protest with the Pentagon over its refusal to permit reporters to cover initial stages of the Grenada The administration also has had to confront widespread international of the in the operation appeared to have the solid backing of the American Polls indicated margins of 8tol or more in support of the The administration was hoping its case would be further bolstered once it releases stacks of Cuban and Grenadian secret documents that were un covered during the speaking privately said they had evidence from the documents that the Soviet Union planned to provide military training for Grenadian Professor hid in morgue during Grenada attack Atlantic Ocean Airstrip Point Salines The invasion of Grenada is into its second week The administration has emphasized that Grenadas deposed leftist government had been accumulating far more weaponry than needed for defense and in the process forging evercloser ties to the Cubans and Grenada AP Joe an American anatomy hid in an icy talking to his silent com panions all cadavers while Marines exchanged gunfire with the Peoples Revolutionary Army last I cant say what happened exactly because I was in the cooler with the Jordan said I didnt hear any Cubans I heard only I was doing a lot of talking to The walls of classrooms at Georges University School of where American students once studied to become arc riddled with bullet Plate glass windows are Outside the main a Marine Corps helicopter lies on the its wheels sinking into the sand as a reminder of trouble on the tropical Officials arent sure whether the helicopter was shot down or crashed after its blade clipped a palm Its windows and fuselage were pock marked with bullet who is in his says he hugged his dog for warmth as American forces escorted the last 230 students off the campus the day after American and Carib bean forces invaded The a wore a white bandana Jordan had tied around its The anatomy professor said the shooting started that afternoon after PRA members went into a field behind the school away from the beach He said the forces rushed onto the formerly a resort and opened fire at the army in the The who were being led to safety by the took only their passports with them and left everything else There was a heavy Jordan but no one was he went from room to checking to make sure that everyone got out Everyone Jordan said he stayed behind because he considers Grenada Scattered Halloween violence reported By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Benign vampires capered through New York City streets amid Grouchomasked nuns and humansized bread but Halloween took a gruesome turn with deadly fires set by Detroit pranksters and shootings in two states that killed one girl and injured Reports of tainted candy and goodies laden with pins and needles marred Monday nights holiday in just over a year after the Tylenol poisonings in the Chicago area worried parents of But officials in other states reported a calm made safer by organized events for children and Xray stations where parents could bring treats to spot We just didnt see many trick ortreaters out said police Jim Webb in The city had little programs for the kids to go to carnivals and that kept a lot of them off the in a 9 yearold girl died in a Georgia hospital today after she was wounded when an unknown gunman fired into a group of children as they were trickor treating Monday police And in upstate New police said a man who answered his door expecting trickortreaters was shot with a rifle by one of two men in army fatigues and blackened His 3yearold daughter was also The streets of New York Citys Greenwich Village were thronged Monday but most of the revelers were grownups playing at being children for one night for the 10th annual Halloween parade through the Bohemian heart of the Costumes ranged from the sedate a white and black painted face over a business suit to the outrageous a carton of a sevenslice loaf of white and an entire family of ancient Seven witches on stilts swept through the crowd with long brooms and 10 nuns wearing Groucho Marx masks marched in single In one man died and two firefighters were slightly injured in as many as 600 fires set on Devils the 24hour period that ended at noon Mon fire officials Officials said the fires were set by teenage not professional An 18yearold Phoenix woman who ate poisoned con taminated with an unknown was sickened and felt Officials say Marines not safe in Beirut WASHINGTON AP Two top commanders of forces in Lebanon say as long as Marines hold their peacekeeping position in their safety from terrorist attack cannot be Paul commandant of the Marine and Army Bernard commander of forces in testified Monday before the Senate Armed Services Committee on security at the Marine headquarters in Beirut following the 23 terrorist bombing that claimed at least 230 No we cannot guarantee that there will be no further at tacks against our Rogers We cant make that guarantee as long as our forces are in this You cant prevent and I dont like Kelley was returning to Capitol Hill today to eiplain to the House Armed Services Committee steps taken to protect the troops in the wake of the suicide attack that destroyed the Marine headquarters at Beirut On the House is scheduled to vote on an attempt by Clarence D to cut off funds for maintaining the Marines after 30 as part of the international peacekeeping force that has been based in the war torn nation for 13 Numerous members of Congress have ex pressed outrage about the adequacy of the protection provided the and House Speaker Thomas ONeill predicted the vote would be very He said mem bers of a congressional delegation who visited the Marine contingent over the weekend would carry a significant amount of clout in the matter with their In his first public testimony about the attack following his visit to the airport headquarters last Kelley told the senators Monday that security is being beefed Besides access being limited to a onelane additional guard posts are being patrols are being stepped up and machine gun emplacements are guarding the ap proaches to the Kelley TILL 9 DAILY MIX DRINKS ft DRAFT DUNKS FOR TED LADIES 85 LONG NECKS I Ml HI U Clergy threatened in Nicaragua Nicaragua AP Roman Catholic leaders are planning a national protest Wednesday because of attacks on a bishop and eight churches by backers of Nicaraguas leftist and a rightist death squad is threatening El Salvadors In Monsignor Bismark spokesman for the Nicaraguan Monday announced plans for a protest in response to the attacks Sunday by Sandinista demonstrators upset by church criticism of a new military conscription In El a rightist death squad Monday warned the countrys two top church leaders they cant hide behind their vestments if they continue using Sunday homilies to conduct what it called a procommunist campaign of The Maximiliano Hernandez Martinez Anti Communist Brigade claimed to have evidence that Archbishop Arturo Rivera y Damas and Auxiliary Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chavez are in contact with leftist guerrillas fighting to overthrow the Rivera y Damas and Rosa Chavez have called for dialogue with the rebels to end the fouryear war and have urged the government to crack down on the death Rosa Chavez declined to respond to the threat Rivera y Damas was unavailable for An unidentified gunman assassinated San Salvador Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo an outspoken defender of the in March 1980 as he celebrated Mass at the Metropolitan In the churchs call for a protest came after progovernment demonstrators beat up Managua Auxiliary Bishop Bosco Vivas on Sunday and attacked at least eight forcing priests to cancel A monthold conscription law ordered men and women between the ages of 17 and 40 to register for military service by Of will be inducted immediately and the rest called up in case of The registration deadline for 17to 22year olds expires Sandinista supporters have been harassing church officials since Nicaraguan bishops published a letter 30 calling the conscription law The bishops said the law is a partisan at the service of one which is the Sandinista National Liberation and has all the charac teristics of legislation of totalitarian National debt ceiling held to NOW IN SAN MARCOS OTHC COMPUTER Sessoms North CCNTCR San Texas 78666 3537200 WASHINGTON AP The federal governments line of credit has been cut off because the Senate ignored a deadline for final action and refused to pass legislation raising the national debt which already has hit Led by conservatives who said they were fed up with the governments deficit the Senate voted 5639 Monday to reject a measure that would have increased the governments borrowing authority by billion to Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker R chided his colleagues for action that he said amounted to lighting a match near a gas The Senate has never before rejected such legislation outright and congressional leaders were uncertain how they would proceed We dont fall off the edge of the but it puts the country on a cash receipts Baker We are dealing with uncertainties of the most extraordinary So the failure to raise the debt limit from its current trillion ceiling has meant as of of sales of Savings required Treasury Department deposit of billion to the Social Security trust funds is being limited to only Social Security checks will not be of scheduled securities auctions by the Treasury Department and reduction in some other l Although the debt limit does not Treasury Department officials estimated that the borrowing ceiling would be reached today thus they had hoped for final congressional action on the measure by midnight Failure of the Congress to act responsibly today Monday to raise the debt ceiling could cause higher interest rates as a higher costs to the government and the Treasury Secretary Donald Regan Administration officials estimate that the delay could cost million initially in increased borrowing and perhaps more if the stalemate In the governments financial tran sactions could be thrown into chaos if an increase in the debt limit is not approved by the middle of the The Reagan administration and the House approved in a billion increase in borrowing to The Senate voted last week to grant no more than But Monday about 20 minutes before the Senate voted to reject even Super Sundae Two For One Love Boat Sundae Two For One All Ice 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