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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 4, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Briefly New Braunfebjexas December German released by rebels MANILA AP Moslem secessionist rebels on Wednesday released an American and a German they had held hostage in the wilderness of the southern Philippines for more than a the Embassy A brief embassy statement telephone to news agencies In Manila said John a native of New York and Helmuth of West were flown to a hospital at the United States Clark Air Base immediately after their release on Jolo Island to Pakistani Ambassador Aftab Ahmad Panic over nontoxic gas NEW India AP A cloud of nontoxic gas leaked from a fertilizer plant and floated over a congested area of the Indian capital sending hundreds of residents fleeing in police The citys chief Virendra said 53 people were taken to hospitals and all but five were released after receiving first No one was seriously said police spokesman Satish Three employees of the fertilizer plant were arrested on charges of causing injuries due to Sharma The leak occurred one day after the first anniversary of the gas leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal that killed more than Sharma identified the gas as oleum and said It leaked from a business named Sri Ram Food and Fertilizer Private Bishops press diverse views VATICAN CITY AP Latin American bishops gathered at the Vatican are pressing sharply divergent views of liberation with liberals saying it is indispensable to the Roman Catholic Church and conservatives arguing it has had some very sad Participants in an extraordinary synod to assess the work of the Second Vatican Council say one reason for the differing opinions is the failure to agree on a precise meaning of liberation whose roots date back to South America in the It has become a looselyused term describing highly theoretical clerics leftwing and even the activities of gun toting Proponents often use the Gospel to justify political action on behalf of the But some use the Marxist idea of class struggle in assessing social problems a practice repeatedly condemned by Pope John Paul II and the The Vatican on Tuesday said a group of Latin American car dinals at the synod had signed a statement applauding the Vaticans criticism of the Marxist elements in liberation It provided no Some priests inspired by the principles of liberation theology have been helping to organize fishermen in southern while others are using the principles as a basis for opposing apartheid in South Senate approves farm credit bill WASHINGTON AP The Senate has ap proved a rescue package for the Farm Credit System and the House has put similar legislation on a fast track in an effort to shore up confidence in the system before Congress adjourns for the On a 5784 the Senate late Tuesday passed a bill offering unlimited standby federal financial aid to the the na tions largest farm which is suffering along with the rest of agriculture from the most depressed farm economic conditions in The bill also would centralize the systems loosely linked finances and strengthen the Farm Credit System into a true armslength Joseph Kennedy II plans to run BOSTON AP A thirdgeneration member of the Kennedy clan has quietly made it known he plans to run for the congressional seat that set his John on the road to the Joseph Kennedy son of the late Robert D was expected to announce his candidacy today for the 8th Congressional District post being vacated by House Speaker Thomas The 33yearold Kennedy has already told local politicians he plans to enter the districts Democratic primary next and was tagged as the overnight frontrunner even before his an was no official confirmation from Kennedy or his family on but his Edward said he thought Joseph would make a great Compromise on Superfund WASHINGTON AP Two House committees have agreed on a compromise billion Superfund clearing the way for floor debate this week on legislation to reauthorize the stalled toxic dump cleanup The which is being 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a differing version of the Reagan has remained silent on the textile which also would furnish aid to the Importbattered ap shoe and copper trade Representative Clayton told lawmakers again Monday he would urge a Reagan veto of the measure despite charges it violates longstan ding freetrade emerges as the only major trade bill even to ap proach the passage stage this In a twohour debate House supporters of the ap parel and shoe industries warned of new plant closings and layoffs without action to curb Olympia whose home state Is reeling from shoe factory said a vote against the bill would endorse the death of an I ask your vote for declared James R Crafted with pride in America whats wrong with that Philip blasted the measure as protectionism in Its worst Hal said it was sure to launch retaliation against exports in Asia and thus was a kick in the teeth for American workers and especially American The textile bill has been in the vanguard of more than 300 trade measures many of them calling for Import curbs that flooded the con gressional hopper in the last eight months amid estimates that red ink In the balance of payments would rise to billion this The bill would roll back textile and apparel imports from Hong Kong and South Korea by a max imum of 30 percent and limit growth in shipments from other Canada and the European Common Market would be Mexico and Caribbean nations would be sheltered from the brunt of the The measure would limit shoe Im ports to 60 percent of the market and place quotas on luggage shipments from It also would prod the Reagan administra tion to open talks aimed at getting copperexporting nations to set pro duction New problems arise for General Dynamics WASHINGTON AP For the se cond time this the General Dynamics has been suspended by the Pentagon from receiving new contracts because of alleged misdeeds involving past The latest on came just one day after General Dynamics and four former or current executives were indicted in Los Angeles on fraud counts involving alleged mischarges on an Army con Among those indicted was NASA Administrator James a former General Dynamics The suspension issued by the Navy in its role as executive agent on all contractual matters involving General applies not only to Pentagon contracts but also to any other government The order carries no precise time General Dynamics will have 30 days in which to contest the sanction or propose corrective Following formal govern ment officials will decide how and when the freeze should be General Dynamics received Pen tagon contracts worth billion in fiscal The companys stock fell on the New York Stock Exchange on closing at The issuance of the contract freeze prompted predictions by Pentagon sources the company could be seriously harmed if the matter is not resolved The order came as a Reagan ad ministration source disclosed Beggs is planning to take a leave of absence from his job at the National Aeronautics and Space Administra The who spoke on condi tion of not being identified by said Beggs felt he should follow the policy established by the White House in the Donovan This was a reference to former Labor Secretary Raymond who conducted a long defense in of fice against allegations that his former construction company had ties to organized he went on unpaid leave in October 1984 after being indicted by a New York grand Ill do what I do when Ive seen the Beggs responded in an interview with an Associated Press reporter Ive been put through more wringers than you can put me through in 17 General Dynamics and the four in dividuals were charged with one count each of conspiring to defraud the Pentagon between and in connection with development of a prototype for the Armys illfated York air defense The 39page indictment said million was resulting in a million net loss to the Tuesdays suspension order was similar to one issued earlier this year following disclosures of questionable administrative and overhead claims on past Alvin a General Dynamics branded the latest suspension since the issues in the case should not have resulted in indictments against the company or its The companys earlier suspension lasted from May 21 to and delayed the award of more than billion in Most of those contracts eventually were awarded to the although some smaller ones were A Pentagon source suggested Tues that General Dynamics might not fare as well if the latest suspension lasted For the source noted the Navy hopes to solicit bids soon for four new Los Angelesclass attack submarines authorized in the fiscal 1986 General Dynamics competes each year against the Newport News Ship building arid Drydock for those contracts and can ill afford to be frozen out of this years the source General Dynamics is the countrys sole producer of nuclearpowered Trident missile but the Navy has been trying to convince Newport News to compete for that work as General Dynamics manufactures the Air Forces F16 jet fighter and was already facing a special 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