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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 27, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Briefly New Braunfetejexas November Malta it has hijack leader Malta AP The wounded 20yearold terrorist suspected of leading the bloody hijacking of an Egyptalr jet was at a Valletta hospital In satisfactory condition but has yet to be questioned at Maltese authorities Egypt accused Libya of back Ing the gunmen who seized the but a top Egyptian official downplayed the possibility of war between the two who are bitter Maltese government spokesman Paul Mlfsud Tuesday Identified the surviving hijacker as a Tunisian named Omar Authorities said Marzouki led the hijacking In which 59 people who is under tight security at Lukes has been questioned by Maltese officials but his health condition has riot permitted yet any indepth Mlfsud The 24hour ordeal began Saturday when the terrorists com mandeered flight MS648 soon after It took off from for Maltese officials The hijacking ended Sunday night when Egyptian commandos stormed the plane and the terrorists hurled fire grenades into the Trade deficit narrows WASHINGTON AP The foreign trade deficit narrowed to billion last down sharply from the record reach ed in September as car Imports the government reported The Commerce Department said the Oc tober the gap between exports and was percent lower than the alltime high of billion In The October Improvement came from a percent drop In im down from a record billion In September to billion last The import drop was attributed to a sharp percent fall In car continued to falling per cent last month to the lowest monthly level since February manufacturers have been hurt all year by the strength of the which makes their products more expensive and harder to sell on overseas markets and attracts a flood of cheaper imports to this While the value of the dollar has fallen somewhat in relation to other analysts have said It will need to drop by 20 per cent more before any improvement shows up in the countrys trade Thanksgiving dinner a bargain PARK AP Turkey and the trimmings will cost a bit more this but the traditional home Thanksgiving dinner Is still a good the American Farm Bureau Federation Dinner for eight people will cost to those who prepare and serve It at spokeswoman Patsy Perkins said That is an increase of 85 cents over last when dinner for eight had a retail value of The including dress cranberries and pumpkin pie averages out to per she Turkey has gone up about cents a pound since last while cranberries have gone up 20 cents for a 12ounce Eggs are up 10 cents a dozen and the filling for two pumpkin pies costs 15 cents Prices for a few ingredients like onions and shortening have dropped over the last said the which represents more than 3 million member food Effects on learning small AUSTIN AP Courtordereddesegrega tion appears to have had little effect on stu dent achievement levels in the Austin In dependent School according to a new A district staff report presented to school trustees on Monday showed that district half the elementary school students made larger gains on achievement tests scores before desegregation while half gain ed more after Texas Among high school the largest gains were made before the report The report compares achievement levels In the five years before courtordered busing began with levels in the five years MJCAVCNfiTOBETfiV ICOUIDHAVE 4DVEBTICED III THIS SPACE 6259144 a mm IMBW i exas November Waite Mission at dangerousstage Pa0e 3A WASH1NOTON AP Anglican church envoy Terry Walte says his mission to free the Americans kid napped in Lebanon Is at a highly dangerous but he does not believe the United States must com promise its principles In order to gain their Waite met Tuesday for an hour at the White House with Vice President George who Invited the envoy to Washington for the who Is the lay assistant to the archbishop of Canterbury in had come to New York from Athens to meet with relatives of the The envoy has been to Beirut twice in recent days in the ef fort to gain the hostages and he Indicated that he is waiting for an answer to his request to meet with of ficials In Walte said he supported the posi tion of the Reagan administration not to put pressure on the Kuwaiti which is holding 17 Moslems jailed for bombings In The kidnappers have said the Americans would be released If the 17 prisoners were I was able to give him a general briefing on the situation and to In dicate some ways In which I felt that this matter could be Walte told reporters following his session with I dont wish to be more The envoy warned that the matter is at a highly dangerous but added later the administration fully supported his humanitarian ap He said there must be no at tempt on the part of the United States to gain the hostages release by adding quickly so far as 1 theres absolutely no In tention of the United States doing Asked whether he believed the United States must change Its policy of refusing to negotiate with ter Walte replied The United States has always taken a position and maintained the position that they cannot change policy as a result of terrorist I would support that position Asked whether he believed the Americans could be freed even If the United States maintains that he 1 do believe that there is a way forward which could bring about their eventual release without the compromise of princi Seated with Waite near a blazing fire in his West Wing Bush praised the envoy for his courage in the endeavor and thanked him for his Were very grateful for his humanitarian the vice president Walte said he was unable to answer many reporters questions about his Lets take it gently he warning that any misstep could cost Waite became involved in seeking the hostages release after four of them wrote a letter to the Robert the archbishop of seeking the envoys In tervention on their The hostages who signed the letter to Runcie were the Lawrence of a Roman Catholc priest Terry of chief Middle East correspondent for The Associated Press David of Hun tlngton director of the American University Hospital and Thomas the Scottish born dean of agriculture at the American University of Islamic Jihad has said it killed a fifth diplomat William of The State Department has said it has no evidence Buckley is For months there has been no word of a sixth kidnapped Peter of San the librarian at the American Universi TO AWC1 A Complete Travel IKfWtL Service n Courtyard Shopping Center in New Braunfels Hawaii Special Hound Trip Air Fan from Dallas to fi nights Hole CALL FOR DETAILS DREAM TRAVEL 6296061 TravvlCmnlUBt I WEEKS PROFESSIONAL OEM REAR WINDOW 00 DELAY ARA 6x9 TRIAXIAL HP4200 ETR AUTO CASSETTE First Mexican astronaut anxiously watched EXPIRES 121985 CRUISE CONTROL WIPER DELAY SOUND SYSTEMS POWER ANTENNAS INSTALLED POWER LOCKS REAR DEFROSTER POWER WINDOWS ACCESSORIES to thru 786 CASTELL UNIT C MIKE TAYLOR 6295417 TIM STOLINSKI MEXICO CITY AP Govern ment officials hailed the launch of Mexicos first astronaut and second satellite as a technological but critics continued ques tioning the expense while the na tional economy staggers under a billion foreign The crew of the space shuttle Atlantis Tuesday included mission specialist Rodolfo Neri a 33 yearold engineer chosen by the Mex ican government after a nationwide Morelos a telecom munications was to be laun ched during Atlantis sixth The government has spent million on the satellite which also re quires construction of seven transmitterreceivers and 186 receiver stations on the ground to relay telephone and TV Neri planned to carry out four medical and scientific ranging from the photoconductivity of rocks to the use of electric shock to relieve motion Neri had no direct role ln the launch of the Morelos II telecom munications which the government said would help extend telephone service to 18 million Mex icans currently without Morelos I was launched from a shuttle in June and was credited with making limited domestic telephone service available immediately after Septembers President Miguel de la Madrids September state of the union address was broad cast nationally via Federal Communications and Transportation Secretary Daniel Diaz Diaz said the launch of Morelos II would fulfill an important goal of de la Madrids Interviewed at the city airport before leaving Tuesday morning for Cape Diaz Diaz called the space flight a watershed in the technological and scientific history of But critics have charged the government undertook the satellite program to satisfy Mexicos private television giving business priority over the countrys other Spokesmen for the communica tions department announced at Cape Canaveral on Monday that the government might seek to offset some of the cost by renting satellite telephone service to Central American Keep an eye on the news in the HeraldZeitung episcopal Johns Episcopal Church and Paul Lutheran Church presenting a joint 27th at Holy Communion will be celebrated vrith Pastur Jirn Hinkhousn and Father ttoh Keith assisted by Ron Come join us for this special service at Johns Episcopal Church 312 Guenther LIQUORS MAKE LIQUORS YOUR LIQUORS Come in Check DAILY WEEKLY SPECIALS FINKT 6290980 613K 81 Kroger Shopping Center OUR Best Wishes FOR a CheeRfal Tbaoksflioiog Holiday Well Be Closed t New Braunfels Third Annual Christmas Art The holiday shopping Show youve been waiting for Hand Unique AL Quality Gifts for everyone fly on your NEW Ml 110 am5 pm OF NEW BRAUNFELS CIVIC CENTER Saturday 30 10 am 6 pm Sunday plenty of Free Parking Free Admission Information 6554521   

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