New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 20, 1985, Page 6

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 20, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 20, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Texas December Briefly Brtikout attarnpt reported France I AP Outtttien holding id hostages Inside ft tdttrthdtlse tried to break out of the building With their captives early but lost heart and turned back when they reached the darkened a source at the scene j The Who spoke on condition he not be said one of the three gunmen fired two shots during the predawn escape and that injthe a woman court clerk who had been taken hostage was left behind and She was the 22nd captive freed since a selfproclaimed Palesti nian guerrilla and two robbery defendants commandeered the courtroom on The sources report could not immediately be confirmed by Army claims coup attempt foiled LONDON AP Nigerias military government said today it had foiled an attempted coup by army Lagos in ja broadcast monitored in quoted Defense Minister Domkat Bali as saying A number of military officers have been arrested for attempting to overthrow the federal It said he disclosed the failure of the takeover at a news con ference in the Nigerian capital of The radio said Ball warned that anyone else found to be Involved would be dealt with Jin accordance with military The British Broadcasting which monitored the said it gave no further The present headed by Ibrahim overthrew the previous military regime on Nigeria has been under military rule since 1984 when the elected civilian government of President Shehu Shagari was STNP gets million in settlement of law suit AUSTIN AP A 4yearold legal battle over whether a former builder was responsi ble for delays and niasslve cost overruns at the South Texas Nuclear Project ended with the last of four partners accepting a million Austin City Council voted 51 Thursday for the settlement that Brown Root and its parent the Halliburton had offered and gotten approved earlier in the three other Texas Under its Hputon Lighting Power gets San Antonio Public Service Central Power and Light of Corpus Christ million and Austin said STNP spokesman Terry The money will be paid quarterly over the next seven beginning in he White proclaims seat belt day AUSTIN AP Mark White has proclaimed 1 as Safety Belt Day in Texas to encourage all motorists who havent started doing so to begin complying with the mandatory seat belt I The which can draw fines of to requires drivers and frontseat passengers of autos and most pickups to wear seat White said doing so is a lifesaving The average person makes about automobile trips in a the chances are one in three that each person will be involved in ai serious or fatal The best preventative action that anyone can take to protect is to buckle 1 encourage all c tizens to obey this law for their sake and the sake of their loved CIA oppose Shultz WASHINGTON AJP With the chiefs of the Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency arrayed against Secretary of State George Shultz says he would resign before agreeing to have his loyalty checked through a lie detectof Breaking an eightday silence Shultz made what is believed to be his first public threat to resign during his years in office when he strongly opposed a new direc tive calling for the use of polygraphs to ex pose disloyal The minute in this government that Im told that Im not trusted is the day that I Shultz adding that he lie detector tests are highly White House spokesman Ed Djerejian refused to say whether Shultz might at some point be asked to take a lie detector but he stressed that the program is aimed at catching not chas ing down leaks to Kennedy hes not going to run for president in 88 BOSTON AP Edward Kennedys disavowal of a race for the White House jn 1988 showed political class and portended a hot contest among the new generation of Democratic presidential politicians I know that this decision means that I may never be but the pursuit of the presidency is not my Public service Kennedy said in an paid political announcement televised Thursday evening in his home state of His announcement led House Speaker Thomas ONeill to predict a wideopen scramble for the Democratic presidential It was the second time in three years that has withdrawn from a presidential In he called a news con ference in Washington to say although he wanted to be presi his overriding obligation was to his three CONOR A TULA TIONS Barbara Goodell On yoyr Graduation from Southwest Texas State University with j0 Li Love Jarrett and Monty and from Your friends at First Federal Savings and Loan of New Braunfels Envoy returns to Beirut to seek Americans release by Christinas LONDON AP Anglican Church envoy Terry left fdf Beirut to day to resume negotiations for the release of American hop Ing for a Christmastime gesture of goodwill from their Moslem kidnap I am going with suggestions that t if they are could lead to a resolution of this he told reporters before boarding a Mid dle East Airlines I would hope the fact that Christmas is coming will The lay an aide to Ar chbishop of Canterbury Robert Rurt did not say if he had become more optimistic since his two previous trips to Beirut late last Since he has visited New York attd oh Wl HVCWwk did tolsiplft flirt the relsafc of fouc Amef 1 Wfto wrote to ftUncle ask ing that Intervene their Waite It Is a very opportune time to Seek a esolutlort to this pro blem which lias dragged ott for far too Watte Said he hoped people would recognize thit Christmas Is a time of it Wftild be marvelous I Chrlstfflls We could see peaceful from the Lebarton rather thanill these pictures of Violence arki Christian or do have a significance for people who have a religious sources close to Waites mission said he probably Would make an appeal to the fundamentalist captors to release the pHsoiters Irt time for ftUt there was no indication whether Watte had anything concrete to offer the the Islamic Jihad terrorist group has said It is holding the missing Americans and has demanded Kuwait release 17 people convicted of bombing the and French em bassies there in December Kuwait has Three of the 17 have been sentenced to The fOUr Americans who sent the appeal to the archbishop of Canter bury have been held hostage In Lebanon for periods from six to 12 They are Terry chief Middle East correspondent of The Associated Press the Lawrence a Roman Catholic priest David director of the American university Hospital in Beirut and Thomas dean of agriculture at the American University In Two other Americans also are missing in Islamic Jihad claimed in October to have killed William a but officials say there is no con clusive evidence that he Is Nothing has been heard about Peter a librarian at the American University of Beirut missing since Watte said as he left London that he would concentrate on releasing the four Americans who wrote to Runcle because that is Where my principal contacts But I shall of course be looking at the interests of the other Authorities answers in prison escape AP In vestigators are quizzing the associates of three escaped convicts as officials tried to figure out how to prevent a repeat of the daring breakout in which a woman hijacked a landed in a prison and swooped the trio to What would we do Do we want to shoot the helicopter down and risk hurting said Hal a spokesman for the state Depart ment of You cant put a lid over the The one a convicted murderer and the others serving lengthy sentences for armed rob fled Thursday from Perry Cor Institution near Pelzer aboard a helicopter that had been hi jacked at gunpoint by a woman and ordered to land in the prison yard crowded with 200 Five inmates tried to board the twopassenger redandwhite helicopter when it said BUt pilot Larry Green told the I cant take that and two Were either kicked or pushed Leslie I was afraid that if I didnt try to take off she might just simply shoot Green told The Associated I did try to take off and with all them extra people we he so next thing I Ifnow a scuffle broke out and the gun went off and one fellow that was standing on the helicopter took off running and then they actually physically threw another guy That Jeft us with five then 1 was able to take Guard William of was apparently by the as he tried to pull the re maining inmates authorities He was in serious condition following surgery for a gunshot wound that fractured his jaw and knocked out several The four flew to a four miles north of the released Green unharmed and fled in a waiting which was later found abandoned at a convenience Greenville County Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown identified the escapees as James Rodney serv ing a life sentence for murder William serving 23 years and three months for armed contempt of court and attempted escape and Jesse Glenn serving 40 years for armed receiving stolen goods and assault and battery with intent to Authorities have a good idea who the woman is but will not release her name until a positive identification is Brown Weve got peo ple Were out beating the Congress stumbles toward yearend adjournment WASHINGTON AP Congress stumbled badly on its way to adjourn ment early stalling on arguments over a billion deficitreduction package that bounced back and forth between the House and The budget Congress adopted last August requires the Vote so we can go home and say that we did reduce the William Gray chair man of the House Budget pleaded with his House The red ink is drowning this coun But each chamber twice rejected the other chambers version of the and lawmakers decided after meeting for 15 hours to take nine hours for some sleep before trying to end the stalemate later in the One casualty of the wrangling was the federal cigarette which automatically dropped from 16 cents to 8 cents a pack at midnight Thurs The deficitreduction package contained a provision making the 16 cent tax When it appeared that the first ses sion of the 99th Congress might ad journ on Senate Democratic Leader Robert Byrd of West Virginia graded the session Weve been here too Senate Majority Leader Robert R said of the session that originally had been scheduled to end in But Doles comment also applied to the final day that into Thursday night and then into this On House and Senate negotiators working on the deficit reduction measure reached agree ment on a plan to cut billion from spending and raise takes by billion over the next three Medicare would take the biggest cut more than billion through 1988 but the most controversial provision would establish new tax on most large manufacturing com panies to finance the Superfund pro gram for cleaning up toxic waste The Senate approved the com promise with the Superfund provi The House removed The Senate reattached the House refused to accept the Senate In the administration officials were telling legislators that President Reagan opposed the Super fund tax because it was contrary to his opposition to tax increases of any Also on the House and Senate approved an omnibus billion spending bill to keep money flowing to much of the government for the next nine The spending measure adopted 261137 in the House and then approv ed by the Senate on a voice vote gives the Pentagon billion for the fiscal a billion increase over not counting billion in transfers from earlier Spen ding for many domestic programs would be frozen or The bill included provisions that would allow senators to earn an addi tional a year in speaking fees and open the door to a congressional pay raise in White House spokesman Larry Speakes said the president would sign the even though it pro vides slightly less for defense and more for domestic programs than lie Fuel prices will be stable over the holidays MISSION VALLEY BIBLE CHURCH Temporarily meeting at T Bar M Conference Center WHighway 6295725 HOUSTON AP Holiday travelers can expect stable gasoline prices and plenty of available fuel over the the American Automobile Association Fuel prices have remained mostly unchanged since ex cept for a cent per gallon increase in diesel fuel according to a AAA About 39 percent of the 266 stations surveyed by AAA will be open for Christmas and 48 percent for New Years Fuel will be most available in metropolitan AAA Average fullservice prices for regular fuel are expected to be the same as on and for compared with at Diesel fuel prices average compared with 127 for Selfservice prices for regular be about com pared with for AAA Unleaded fuel will cost about up from for Diesel prices will average com pared with at Worship Service Each Sunday Morning Scott PastorTeacher 2 Timothy EVERYONE WELCOME CABLE ESQHOICETV THIS MONTH BULLETIN 14 Gold Chain Sale Sold by the 50 mil quality Custom Ropes tTW Nuggets Holiday inn Sunshine Room IN 35 Hwy New Say Seguin Cable Communications Syrtem 3791505 New Cable Syrtem 6253400 ;

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