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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 18, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                16A August Folksy WASHINGTON AP Logger Tom Jaillett knows he doesnt look or act like a diplomat In a pinstriped but hes convinced his folksy approach might enable him to win the release of seven American hostages in A month and a half I had no more interest in anything but pulling logs off a said Since the freelance diplomat has raised more than from a raffle and flown to the nations talked with officials at the State and Defense depart ments and met with Syrian am bassador and Lebanese Embassy The 41yearold man from a town of about 700 sat in his hotel room Saturday awaiting word from the Syrian Embassy on whether his request to visit Damascus and meet with Syrian President Hafez Assad will be I dont have any question about said Jaillett when asked to gauge his chances of visiting But waiting he has made him as nervous as a new father standing around the waiting room wondering if its a girl or a an exMarine who speaks with a drawl left over from his native wears blue cowboy boots and a baseball cap on in terviews and chain smokes Marlboro Freelance diplomat seeks hostage release He talks as if he could make a living writing words for country music I believe the good Lord is directly in this said He said hes received some en In a meeting eight days ago with Syrian ambassador Rafic the diplomat told Im convinced you are the kind of person that my people want to talk the logger Jouejati promised to do everything he could to arrange a meeting with He asked Jaillett to stick around until the Syrians received some Jaillett said officials at the Lebanese Embassy here convinced him that his original plan to visit Beirut would be too At the Syrian Taher Al the minister said he did not know what has hap pened to Jailletts which was being handled by The ambassador was on the West Coast and could not be He is to return to Washington on Al Hussami The seven kidnapped in separate incidents in Lebanon over the last 17 are believed to be held by radical Shiite Moslems in Lebanons Bekaa an area controlled by The Syrian government claims it does not know who holds the Americans but has promised to work for their Jailletts saga began about three weeks ago when he saw Peggy sister of hostage Terry appeal for public support on a television Anderson is the chief Middle East correspondent for The Associated Overcome with the desire to Jaillett and his wife organized a raffle and enlisted aid from local radio stations and newspapers in southern Oregon and northern We raised about said who left his logging business in his fatherinlaws hands and came East Another dynamite packed car explodes Lebanon AP A car packed with dynamite exploded outside a crowded supermarket in a Christian suburb of east Beirut on killing at least 50 people and wounding police Most of the victims were Children accompanying their mothers were among the Rescue workers said they believed other victims still were trapped under but held out no hope for finding No one claimed responsibility for the Fifteen mangled bodies were dug from the basement storeroom eight hours after the blast and a search for other victims kept up well after Rescuers wearing safety their faces blackened by struggled for four hours to reach the underground where several people choked to death on the acrid Scores of women and children screamed for help from balconies and windows when fire trapped them in apartments on the two upper floors of the sixstory building housing the Melki supermarket in suburban the coastal highway north of the Firemen and Christian militiamen in combat fatigues climbed ladders to rescue Walking wounded staggered through the smoke in a blood streaming from Screaming Christian militiamen fired rifles to clear a path through traffic for Police said two people were wounded by the We have no hope of finding any more a civil defense worker but the search con tinued in the rubble of the Melki Rescuers said many bodies were charred beyond Police had said earlier that 30 of those injured were in serious con More than 600 dead in South African riots South Africa AP Police said Saturday they killed two black men in clashes and detained 152 people in one of the largest sweeps since emergency laws were imposed July 21 to try to end nearly a year of Police also said fire bombs were heaved at the homes of two members of the mixedrace chamber of which seats whites and mixed race people in segregated chambers but denies represen tation to the black New curfew laws appeared to be effective in near Johan and in several other black Police reported no in cidents during curfew hours from 10 Friday until 4 The curfew is in force until further More than 600 nearly all of them have perished in disturbances that began last Most victims were killed in confrontations with but black mobs killed many other blacks thought to be informers or collaborators with white such as police officers and town A police spokesman said Saturday officers shot and killed one man after he threw a gasoline bomb at a security vehicle near a wineproducine center about 52 miles inland from Cape Town near the Hex River A police shotgun blast killed a second man in a crowd throwing stones near the farming center of 81 miles east of Johan he Neither victim was The police who cannot be identified under department said he did not know if the victims died late Friday or before dawn The 152 people reported detained between early Friday and early Saturday were the most seized in one day since more than 200 were believed to have been detained July two days after the government gave security forces emergency On police said 746 people were being The figure was 786 on Friday and jumped by 152 to 938 on Police do not elaborate on the data beyond issuing telexed messages giving the number of people being held oc the number released since emergency law was On the police said had been freed since July Apartheid is the legal system of raceseparation by which the nations 5 million whites rule over 24 million Letter found Crash victim leaves message TOKYO AP A 41yearold among the 520 people killed in last Mondays crash of a Japan Air Lines wrote a one sentence message to his family before the the Yomiuri Shimbun reported I want you to be Kazuo Yoshimura wrote on the back of a company document before the jet crashed in the remote mountains of central the newspaper The bloodstained ad dressed to his wife Yoshie and two was found among his returned with his body the paper The report said Yoshimura probably wrote the note minutes before the Boeing 747 but did not give Four people survived the the worst single plane disaster in aviation Yoshimura was aboard the plane on a business trip to Fukuoka in the south of by way of the plane Crash probe finds cracks on pressure wall TOKYO AP A top government investigator said Saturday he saw numerous cracks on the rear pressure wall of the Japan Air Lines jumbo jet when he examined the wreckage the day after the plane killing 520 he said further in vestigation was needed to determine if the impact of the crash created the cracks in the Boeing and would not say if they could have caused the bulkhead to sending the plane out of Hiroshi the deputy in vestigator of the Transport Ministrys Aircraft Accident In vestigation said his team will now exclusively deal with the pressure although the cause of last Mondays crash has not yet been HvraldZdtung NOTICE On Page 5 of this Weeks Sale Circular the photographs of the Girls Dresses were Inadvertently The photo onthe left is Girls Fashion School Dresses at The photo on the right is Girls Knit Dresses or Skirt Set at 30 On page the photograph ot Golden Blend Fruit ol the Underwear Is he copy and prices are We regret any Inconvenience this may have Family Centers Pope assails birth control in highestgrowth country Kenya AP Pope John Paul II on Saturday assailed polygamy and contraception at a Mass in where the govern ment is promoting birth control to reduce soaring population Preaching in a country where men frequently have more than one wife and where mothers have an average of eight the pontiff said marriage should be a communion of one man and one woman and that contraception and abortion are The statements brought polite applause from about people jammed into Nyayo National Stadium for the during which the pope married 25 couples from across this East African Saturdays Mass was a highlight of the popes visit to this the next to last stop on a seven nation African On he is to preside at an openair Mass closing the 43rd In ternational Eucharistic which began His final stop will be in Morocco on The pope arrived in Kenya on Friday evening from and spent Saturday morning touring the 720square mile Masai Mara game reserve in southwestern Kenya along the Tanzanian During a ride over bumpy roads in a fourwheeldrive John Paul saw cape and lionesses and cubs lolling beside a newly killed At the end of the he bestowed a papal pat on a 250 pound rhinoceros named which had been airlifted from a northern Kenya ranch for the oc The according the showed John Pauls support for wildlife The pope said Saturday that husband and wife must be ready with stout hearts to cooperate with the love of the Creator and the who through them will enlarge and enrich his own family day by That is why antilife actions such as contraception and abortion are wrong and unworthy of good husbands and John Paul Kenya has a population growth rate of more than 4 percent the worlds highest and the govern ment has actively promoted artificial birth cqntrol as part of a broad campaign to curb the growth By the time the pope arrived at Nyayo people had been waiting for hours in a hot afternoon Three brides fainted and had to be given medical They recovered in time to be Distributin custom cabinets OPEN 7 DAYS 6251542 REDISCOVER THE CHINESE POOD Serving Cantonese Style Hot too 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