New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 15, 1985, Page 5

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August 15, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 15, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Emperor prays for peace A TOKYO AP Emperor Hirohito of Japan observed the 40th anniversary of the end of World War II today by telling more than relatives of war dead that he still grieves for the wars and prays for Even now my heart grieves when I think of the many people who fell in the ravages of war and are scattered on the battlefields of the last world said the 84 yearold who announced Japans surrender on He spoke at Tokyos Budokan Martial Arts facing a memorial dedicated to the souls of the nations war A large Japanese flag fluttered behind tiers of yellow and white The ceremony began with a speech by Prime Minister Yasuhiro who said the government would make endless efforts in the name of world peace and international using the lessons we learned from the so that the deaths of those who never came back would not be in An estimated to million Japanese died in the in cluding about who perished in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nakasone is to make an official visit this afternoon to the Yasukini where million war dead are The visit is the first by a postwar prime Many religious and pacifist groups oppose the official visit to the saying it would violate the constitutional provision for separation of religion and state and lead to a resurgence of Japanese At Hirohito ended almost four years of war with the United States and its announcing in a radio broadcast that the situation has developed not necessarily to Japans It was the first time most Japanese had heard their emperors sirens wailed across the country for one minute at 12 noon 10 CDT Throughout the people stood at Play stopped in the national high school baseball tournament being held in the most popular sports event of the Then the emporor began his address to a crowd of mostly in their 60s and who gathered at the martial arts center at government Hirohito told them Japan has come a long way in the past 40 I have seen the development of our nations prosperity through the efforts of our but when I recall former times I have profound he with all the people in our I pay my respects in mourning and pray for peace from my Hirohito Also attending todays memorial service at the Budokan were the heads of the two houses of Japans or the chief judge of the Supreme Court and representatives from political unions and citizens New Bf aunf els August 6A Affirmative Action program getting negative vote WASHINGTON AP Top administration officials are proposing that President Reagan ease longstanding requirements on the hiring of minorities and women at companies holding federal sources The which a source said resulted from a meeting of Reagans Cabinet Council on Domestic has not yet been presented to the It was not certain when Reagan would be asked to make a Its something thats been bandied about for four said the who spoke only on condition of It happens apparently to be close to the point where it is ready to go to the This source noted there were a halfdozen different varieties of proposed revisions of Executive Order which was issued by President Lyndon Johnson in the mid1960s to set numerical promotion and training The New York Times and The Washington in todays quoted a draft version of the new executive order as saying that under its a government contractor would not be required to utilize any numerical goal or ratio to remedy discrimination based on religion or national Nor shall any government contractor or sub contractor be determined to have violated this order due to a failure to adopt or attain any statistical the document was quoted as Compliance would be judged by a companys demonstrated nondiscriminatory treatment of its employees and potential irrespective of the number of minorities and women hired or promoted by the contractor or White House spokesman Larry who was in Santa on Wednesday with the vacationing said of the proposed revision That is a monthold draft that has no standing what Speakes added It has not been discussed in the Cabinet council and certainly not presented to the The administration sought in vain during Reagans first four years to relax guidelines issued by the Labor Department which spell out to what extent firms holding government contracts are expected to advance equal employment But the proposed revision of the guidelines by the departments Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs were never made final after a long period of internal administration debate and public comment Executive Order 11246 sets up the framework and authority for a governmentmonitored affirmative action program to be required of businesses holding federal service and supply The regulations affect private firms that employ an estimated 35 million Briefly Mixedrace leaders home attacked South Africa AP Attackers hurled a hand grenade early today into the Cape Town home of a leader of the mixedrace Labor killing a 16yearold family friend and injured the politicians three party officials Winnie Mandela said in Cape Town after a special visit Wednesday to her jailed husband Nelson the countrys top black that he wanted President Botha to visit him in Pollsmoor Prison and get his direct a leader of the outlawed African National has been in prison since after being convicted of plotting Mandelas visit followed the burning of her home Tuesday in an attack that she has blamed on security Police have denied the ac The attack on the home of mixed race politician Stanley Fisher was the third attack in recent months against leaders of the party which has joined the whiteled government in a threetier Parliament that in cludes but excludes the black Pope beatifies slain forgives killer Zaire AP Pope John Paul II today beatified a Roman Catholic nun who was murdered in 1964 because she refused the sexual advances of an army and publicly forgave her Vatican officials had said John Paul would meet with her but instead the pope forgave him during an Assumption Day Mass in the capital of I in the name of the whole forgive him with all my the pontiff said in remarks inserted at the last moment into his prepared The Assumption is the feast day commemorating the ascent of the Virgin Mary to Meese sees milestone in relations MEXICO CITY AP Justice officials in Mexico and the United States have reached a milestone in relations between the two nations in Army dials overseas number for combat phone system WASHINGTON IAPI in the midst of a military buildup that has emphasized highpriced planes and the Army is about to break new ground with a huge contract for a combat telephone system to be built The worth billion over the next five is expected to be awarded within the And it already is guaranteed to become one of the single largest military orders ever placed with a foreign Two teams of contractors have been formally competing for the contract since last when the Army decided to equip 25 divisions with a highcapacity com munications 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