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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 8, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Texas September African rioting continues as mourners attend funerals South Africa AP Two white men fired on a mob brandishing sticks in a mixed race township near Cape killing one and arsonists heaved a fire bomb into an empty white police reported on Also near Cape police of ficers and soldiers ringed the black township of where an estimated mourners attended a funeral for 11 young blacks killed during clashes with Police reported in addition on Saturday that police fatally shot two black youths late Friday in separate incidents in a black homeland on South Africas southern Indian Ocean Among the dead at Saturdays mass funeral was a 2monthold said to have suffocated in a blast of tear gas Only two of the 11 dead were older than There were unconfirmed reports of new violence after the Guguletu residents said gangs of youths set up flaming barricades across nearby In an unprecedented challenge to white mourners unfurled a fouryardsquare banner bearing a picture of Nelson former head of the outlawed guerrilla African National generally acknowledged as leader of South Africas black has been in prison for 21 serving a life term for plan ning It is illegal in South Africa to quote him or display his Several banners leader of the Others Dont shoot Shoot Botha and le Botha is South Africas Louis le Grange is law and order in charge of In the mob incident Friday the white men were surrounded when their car stalled in Ravensmead said police spokesman Attie He said they killed a 22yearold man when they fired on the threatening Laubscher The attackers were people of mixed racial officially classed as coloreds under South Africas system of or racial Police in Cape Town said no one was injured and damage was slight when blazing soaked in a flammable were heaved Saturday morning into the allwhite Plumstead Preparatory But the incidents signaled that the countrys 5 million whites in creasingly are becoming targets after a year of racial violence mostly confined to townships for the 24 million blacks and million people of mixed South Africas racial turmoil 1964 Prime Minister Botha becomes state president under new constitution that includes voting rights for Asians and coloreds people of mixed but excludes 24 million October Anglican Bishop Desmond Tutu wins Nobel Peace In sweeps through riottorn 340 are November Thousands join general strike against use of army In townships 22 are December Government brings treason charges against 31 including leaders of United Democratic largest anti apartheid 1985 Botha offers to free Nelson jailed leader of banned African National Congress if hell renounce Mandela says government must first renounce lift ban and free other Imprisoned February Rumors that government plans move of squatters from shanty town near Cape Town trigger riots 18 March Police shoot Into a crowd of black marchers in killing on the 25th anniversary of 1960 Sharpeville May Black trade union leader Andries Raditsela dies of head injuries two days after police detain Two other activists later die in similar June South African troops raid alleged ANC targets in killing recalls its ambassador in Bodies of prominent black activist Matthew Goniwe and three colleagues are found stabbed and burned in eastern Cape July 20 Botha declares state of emergency in 36 black the first since Police and soldiers are given sweeping powers to make arrests and impose curfews and censorship beginning July July 25 In the first five days of the state of nearly 800 persons had been arrested and 15 have Chicago Tribune Graphic Source Chicago Tribune news reports Troops fell rebel base SERRA DA Mozambique AP Mozambican and Zimbabwean forces demolished the command center of Mozam biques main rebel group and killed hundreds of according to Mozambiques national news The Mozambique News Agency said the attack occurred but the governments announcement was delayed until the llth anniversary of the end of Mozam biques successful war for in dependence from We have broken the back of the President Samora Machel was quoted by the news agency as saying after touring the ruins of the rebel codenamed Casa on Gorongoza Mountain In central Manica The tail will still thrash around for a Now we are pursuing the head of the The joint in a series of strikes carried out during the past two months against the rebel the anticommunist Mozambican National also destroyed two other according to the agency It said the rebel Afonso escaped from Casa Banana on a motorbike as govern ment troops closed A Zimbabwean government who declined to be identified In accordance with civil I service confirmed thatl Zimbabwean troops had participated in the The news agency reported that the I assault began at dawn on 281 with bombing raids followed by drops of The who normally issue I their statements in did not report the Casa Banana at1 But in an indirect reference to recent a communique released in Libson Saturday denied that Dhlakama had been wounded and said Robert the prime minister of and Machel will pay dearly for this massacre against the Mozambican The National Resistance was formed in 1977 with the backing of the whiteminority government in Rhodesia to fight Mozambiques Marxist rulers who were supporting black guerrillas fighting for in dependence in a former British was renamed Zimbabwe and established black majority rule after gaining in dependence on April Zimbabwe halted the deliveries of arms and supplies to the Mozam bican but South Africa took over as their main supporter until South Africa and Mozambique signed a nonaggression treaty in March ExCIA agent to testify THE Netherlands AP Nicaragua will put an exCIA analyst on the witness stand this week to testify against his former employers as the Sandinista govern ment resumes its World Court case against alleged Oral arguments begin Thursday before the a 16judge judicial arm of the United The United which has supported Nicaraguan guerrillas fighting to oust the is boycotting the legal claiming the case involves political questions not resolvable by a The Reagan administration also asserts that Nicaragua is using the formally known as the International Court of as a propaganda Professor Abram Chayes of Harvard University Law a member of Nicaraguas legal predicts that a ruling in Nicaraguas favor will undermine Reagan policy toward the Sandinista government and buttress international support for In earlier the Nicaraguan government claimed that the government was mounting armed attacks to undermine in a telephone told The Associated Press last week that Nicaraguas legal strategy will be to carefully substantiate all its claims of population casualties and damage to property and its Among the witnesses Nicaragua will field are its finance William who will testify to general economic and Deputy Interior Minister Luis who will report on attacks by the Nicaraguan known as Chayes said the other witnesses will be Michael a University of Cincinnati law professor who investigated alleged atrocities committed by Contras in and former CIA analyst David MacMichael was under contract to the CIA in but left the agency after disputing claims of Nicaraguan support for the leftist rebels in nearby El The government said it was supporting anti Sandinista rebels in order to interdict such alleged military When MacMichael testifies Thursday or hewill cite what Nicaragua claims is the lack of evidence for charges that the Sandinistas are supporting the Salvadoran Chayes former State Department legal adviser under President said he expects a decision in November or and a ruling on damages early next A court who spoke in exchange for called Chayes timetable a bit and noted the court also is con sidering a dispute between Libya and Tunisia over continentalshelf The only financial claim advanced by Nicaragua in the proceedings is one for million in property Whatever the final ruling on Nicaraguas financial claims or its petition for a halt to alleged the court has no enforcement Though it a favorable rilling will have an impact on the political context in which these issues will be Chayes The Reagan administration needs to sustain its Central American policies in Speaking with reporters last Wednesday in Chayes also asserted that despite the October 1984 congressional cutoff of military funding for the the United States has continued to control the Contra war against the Sandinista Plane makes emergency landing PARIS AP A Pakistan In ternational Airlines 747 carrying about 400 passengers made an emergency landing Saturday at Paris Orly Airport after an air traffic controller saw something fall from the plane as it took officials No injuries were Sajjad station manager for the said the air traffic con troller ordered the pilot to circle above the using up before attempting an emergency After circling for about an the pilot attempted one landing but aborted He landed safely on the second although two of the planes tires blew Ahmed The flight originated in London and was traveling to the capital of ANationwide Savings Extravaganza Briefly Fighting flares as peace urged Lebanon AP Lebanons prime minister called for the deployment of Syrian troops in Beirut as gunbattles th undered across the center of the city Moslems carried on a bloodj of a Palestinian I say it an effective force must be deployed in Beirut to enforce all security plans that have been agreed to but failed to be fully im Prime Minister Rashid Karami declared after an emergency meeting with other Moslem leaders in the I see no other force capable of doing this but the Syrian A few hours a 120man company of Syrian special forces with a 20man team of intelligence moved into the Christian town of 32 miles east of security sources in Zahle reported by The in camouflage combat fatigues and began patrolling the streets and surrounded the towns Palace of the sources the operation was not seen as a direct response to Karamis Protesting bargers block French rivers PARIS AP of barges blocked river traffic around France on Saturday to protest alleged unfair competition from the stateowned railway Scattered blockades began over the previous and more river barges joined the protest this Barge owners said they would allow most commercial traffic to pass but would keep blocking pleasure Among craft prevented from sailing are those which ply the Seine in Paris carrying thousands of tourists each Barge owners also set up barricades along several rail lines and announced they intended to block traffic on a major highway leading out of The owners say they are being driven out of business by artificially low particularly for hauling being offered by the state owned French National Railway Guerrillas shoot down plane Pakistan AP A Bakhtar Afghan Airlines passenger plane was shot down as it took off from an airport in western killing all 52 people on Afghanistans official Kabul radio said Kabul run by Afghanistans Communist said Islamic guerrillas shot down the plane Wednesday using an Americanmade groundtoair The monitored in said all 47 passengers and five crew members aboard the plane were It did not identify the type of It said the plane was taking off from Kandahar airport when it was The station said the attack proved the direct complicity of the government in running the guerrilla it There was no immediate comment from Afghan guerrilla groups based in The guerrillas have been fighting to overthrow the government that came to power in 1979 with Soviet help Featuring the lowest prices EVER on a complete selection of high quality SEAIY mattresses and boxspringsincluding SEALY POSTUREPED1C 300 S AUSTIN TEXAS 3794622 FREE DELIVERY GET WHAT COLORTYME Stop Smoking By September 11th Guaranteed If you are a the time has come to And stay In addition to the FREE introductory session where you may evaluate the program 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