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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Thousands gather for Longowals funeral New Braunfels August 6A India AP The fcrmy was placed on alert in Punjab today to prevent violence at the funeral of an assassinated Sikh moderate who had been hailed as a saint for his peace initiative with the Tens of thousands of mourners gathered in the dusty village of home of the top Sikh political Harchand Singh He was gunned down by extremists in the courtyard of a temple near Sangrur on The funeral was to be conducted with full state honors and the body 57yearold leader of the main faction of the Sikhs Akali Dal political signed an agreement with Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on July 24 to end three years distur bances in Punjab by Sikhs seeking greater autonomy from the federal Extremists rejected the whose mother Prime Minister Indira was assassinated last allegedly by said in Parliament today that Longowal was a man of faith and dedicated to national unity and development of The beloved saint stood for com munal harmony and brotherhood of Hindus and With the ultimate he has joined the long line of martyrs from the Sikh community and Punjab who gave their lives for In dias Gandhi Parliament was adjourned as a sign of opposition leaders pleaded with the government to call off state elections scheduled for 22 in They said the assassination exposed inadequate security and destroyed the harmony generated by the LongowalGandhi peace The government placed the army on alert throughout Indias northern Authorities also ordered a curfew today in most parts of Punjabs largest city and industrial Indias 13 million Sikhs are a minority in every state but where they are a slight Sant Longowal Sant Longowal Shot Man of Peace Is said headlines in todays Indian Longowal was called a or by his followers and the Indian Longowal moved to this village of people in June after militants led by the father of slain terrorist preacher Jarnail Singh Bhin dranwale tried to oust him as party He was killed hours after other gunmen killed a Hindu leader of the Congress Party and wounded two other party members in a Punjab city farther to the Police said he was receiving a sword from a priest in front of an audience of thousands of Sikhs when a youth in the audience got up and fired at Death toll rises in battle between Moslems Lebanon AP Ar tillery and rocket exchanges between Christian and Moslem militiamen shook Beirut and surrounding towns for a third day and police said the death toll in the latest bout of the civil war was killed and 775 Druse gunners pounded Christian east Beirut and the coastal highway north of the capital with renewed barrages of Sovietmade grad and katyusha rockets Christian radio stations Police said two aged 23 and were killed from the renewed bombardment in the scenic Christian mountain resort town of Nineteen other civilians were killed and Go wounded in overnight artillery exchanges in and around Police said that 264 people have been killed in 10 days of shelling and car More than houses sustained considrable damage and cars were destroyed in the shelling duels bet ween Moslem and Christian gunners in Beirut and hills overlooking the Police said the final casualty toll from the latest car bombing attack that rocked North Lebanons port city of Tripoli on Tuesday stood at 45 killed and 89 San Antonio man charged in hitandrun SAN ANTONIO A 21year old man was ordered held on bond after he was charged in con nection with a hitandrun accident that claimed the life of a teenage Gregory Casterjana was charged late Tuesday with failure to stop and render aid after a Monday accident that killed Knnberly The 17yearold girl was dead on arrival at a local hospital after she was struck by a vehicle on a residential street in north San An Witnesses said the girl was stan ding beside a pickup truck parked on complete Exhostage praises press AUSTIN AP Two TexattS taken hostage in the June hijacking of a TWA jetliner say coverage of the Middle Eastern ordeal was but they arent sure victims of such incidents should be turned into It worries me that a society seems to make celebrities out of people for such unimportant said Ben a University of Texas professor who was a hostage for about 36 One of the really amazing things to me as a professional educator for the past 40 years is that I spent my lifetime making a reputation in my and I become a celebrity in a few short Harris His comments came during a session with members of the Austin chapter of the Society of Professional of Round is a professor of education He and his Mary were aboard the TWA jetliner that was hijacked in midJune by Shiite Harris was released after about 12 hours and Harris the following Harris said she shared her husbands feelings about being made an instant celebrity during the All in I think the press treated us very I felt as Ben did that they were making celebrities out of us when we really hadnt done making almost too much out of she Harris said reporters appeared to try to be as unobtrusive as possible in dealing with the ex He also said he was satisfied by the newspaper coverage he but some television coverage was less I was generally very pleased with the way the written press did treat the information we gave them and the way they approached us in terms of getting access to They were always they were always they were always willing to take no or a he criticized for remarks the shoulder of a road when she was Police said witnesses told them the vehicle involved was a topless gray or black A vehicle matching that description was seized in a parking lot in north San Antonio late By THE ASSOCIATED The Jerry greeted by waves of criticism for his remarks on South Africa and Bishop Desmond insisted today in a debate with the Jesse Jackson that he is against apartheid but said he believes economic sanctions will harm South African blacks rather than help change the Black leaders are up in arms over Falwells remarks characterizing a Nobel Peace Prize as a One called Falwell a racist Without We do at least have hope for change in South We have hope to cut out the cancer and not kill the Falwell said on ABCTVs Good Morning We have hope not to starve little minority children by closing down the Ford closing down the various American Jackson appeared with Falwell and said his trip to South Africa was an insult to those of us who are Christians and who you supported apartheid in southern America until it was Now youre supporting apar theid in southern Africa while its still Jackson speaking from charged that Falwell acted as an agent of the Reagan representing the governments views on South Africa and Im sorry Jackson still thinks whites are bad Reagan did not send me and I went on my Falwell said from I dont believe any Christian could support apar he I do not support that policy of the Botha any more than I support the total discrimination of the Soviet Unions policies on red Cuba or most of the African nations outside South I believe we can cut out the cancer without killing the patient and handing over1 to the Soviet Union one more Falwell Falwell also appeared on the CBS Morning saying There is no debate between myself and the persons calling for sanctions as far as He said that during his visit to South Africa he visited black and mixedrace communities and found the entire nonwhite public is saying sanctions will kill our children Falwell met in South Africa with President and said he had been assured the country was making progress towards Of Anglican bishop of and a leader in anti apartheid Falwell I think hes a as far as representing the black people of South And if anyone here doubts go out to the black public in South Africa and ask We We have it on The Jesse a can didate for the 1984 Democratic presidential in an emotional speech Tuesday at the Harvard Divinity School in Cam likened Falwell to some of historys great Anyone who would choose Botha over would choose Bull Connor over Martin Luther King would choose Hitler over the Jews would choose Herod over Jesus and would choose Pharaoh over Falwell later repeated his com ments at a Washington news con ference and was challenged by the Joseph head of the Southern Christian Leadership speaking after Falwell at the same said the Moral Majority leader was employing a tactic used by opponents of the civil rights movement seeking to discredit legitimate black leaders and select the blacks with whom theyd like to UESTS BACK TO SCHOOL August 22nd thru August 1985 SPECIALS 9 FHKR PAPER 200 Sheet Herlitz Loose Leal Filler Paper 470 Herlitz Composition Notebook 40 Sheets 390 SEE THRU B I N D E R Herlitz 1 A Ring See Thru Binder Only Aladdin Character Steel or Plastic Lunch Kits Only Crayola Crayons Box of 24s Box of 48s 690 790 Elmers School Glue Or GlueAll 590 990 Freewood A Rings Binder Herlitz 40610 5Pocket Note Book 200 Sheets Composition Book Stardancer or Joe Bob Gobbler 60 Sheets 690 Erasable Ink Pen Bic Roller 990 Mechanical Pan Page White Paste Wooden Map Pencils 6 Box Riviera 2 Load School 10 350 590 590 Pointed or Blunt Scissors Scotch Magic Vi or Roll Hertltz Typing Paper 100 590 690 120 Sheets Paper Tablets Big Chief 790 Herlitz DouTang Vinyl Letter Size Pad Holders   

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