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   Daily News Record (Newspaper) - January 3, 1986, Harrisonburg, Virginia                                DAILY January Weather The for 7 3 60 High Temperatures Showers Rain Flurries Snow FRONTS Warm Occluded Stationary National Weather Service U S Deot of Commerce AP Wirephoto WEATHER FORECAST A broad nessee east to New England and the band of snow and flurries is predicted midAtlantic Rain is likely for today extending from the western parts of Oregon and Kentucky and Ten Valley Forecast Chance of rain this followed by variable cloudiness and highs in the low Fair lows in the mid to upper Partly cloudy highs in the Dale Enterprise High Low Set Rain Thursday 50 21 42 A year ago 62 44 44 2 years ago 38 23 37 Normal 44 23 Records 70 1916 In Our Skies 3 Sunset Sunrise The at Last rises tomorrow PROMINENTSTAR Spica near the VISIBLE PLANETS Jupiter Mars Saturn in Reagan Blames Libya For Killing Of Child WASHINGTON AP President Reagan scorned Libyan leader Moammar Khadafy on Thursday as someone who think its all right to shoot 11yearold and the United States appealed to other na tions to sign up for sanctions that have already cut trade to a winding up a weeklong vacation in was asked by reporters to comment on Khadafys threat to hit back at Americans if the United States retaliates military for the Palestinian terrorist attacks at the Rome and Vienna airports I dont answer fellas who think its all right to shoot 11yearold Reagan said in his first comment on the airport assaults in which 15 travelers and three ter rorists were Among the victims was Natasha the 11yearold daughter of The Associated Press1 news editor in Victor Since the raids last the administration has accused Libya of sponsoring Abu the reputed leader of the The United States has also said that military retaliation is one of the responses under Khadafy countered with a warning that such action would lead to tit for with Libyans harassing American citizens in their own Echoing Reagans rejection of Khadafys State Depart ment spokesman Charles Red man said We particularly abhor Khadafys making excuses for the indiscriminate slaughter of innocent women and children and rejec ting the fact that these were pure acts of Beyond this we will not dignify his Redman repeated the administra tion position that a military response has not been ruled but he em phasized the need for international support for economic and diplomatic sanctions against the Libyan gov He said that as a result of trade restrictions imposed in recent exports of military equipment and high technology to Libya have stopped total exports have fallen from million in 1979 to under million in 1984 and a ban on import of Libyan oil has resulted in a drop of Libyan sales in the Unit ed States from billion in 1979 to European Airports Beef Up Security LONDON AP Attacks by Arab ter rorists on airports in Rome and Vienna have forced European authorities to station more armed police and armored cars at air In Rome and in airport workers have staged strikes to back their demands for stricter An Associated Press survey of develop ments in Europe since the coordinated at tacks Friday showed heightened security at airports in Rome and Vienna with special attention at all airports to protect El the Israeli national airline that was the main target of the Several countries reported that security already was so strict that no additional measures were Those in cluded Belgian which are on high alert because of a string of domestic terror and West German which have tightened security since June when a suitcase bomb exploded at Frankfurt In ternational killing three and woun ding The only airport that would have stood a chance of preventing the Rome and Vienna attacks was the Belfast airport in Northern Ireland where people go through metal detectors before entering the Though Northern Ireland is plagued by guerrilla there have been no hijack ings or airport attacks The attacks at Rome and Vienna hit checkin among the most vulnerable points in the civil aviation Squads of terrorists hurled grenades and fired automatic killing and woun ding El Al passengers and people at adja cent checkin desks at the Rome and Vien na More than workers at Romes Leonardo da Vinci airport stopped work for three hours delaying all interna tional to demand greater security including metal detectors at the terminal The Italian government has promised greater security but the only obvious changes at the airport are more who make spot checks with metal detectors on people in the More powerful handguns are being issued to police at the Vienna airport and there is a substantial increase in the number of uniformed and plainclothes said police Alfred On checkin staff of five Euro pean airlines walked off the job for two hours at Manchester Airport in northern complaining of inadequate securi ty at nearby checkin desks for the depar ture of El Als weekly flight to Tel There was an extra deployment of police at Manchester on Monday and it was considered adequate to meet the the position is under said David spokesman for Britains Transport On Wednesday and British troops blanketed Londons Heathrow Air deploying light tanks and other ar mored vehicles on the perimeter of the air As the terrorists adopt new so we have to consider new and those countermeasures are being con sidered very intensively at the said Aviation Minister Michael In heavily criticized for laxity following the June 14 hijacking of the Trans World Airlines jet which was taken to police in bulletproof vests armed with submachine guns have started to patrol checkin Armored cars also guard approaches to the Police at Copenhagens Kastrup Interna tional Airport say security has been doubl ed for El Al officers soon are to be armed with heavier automatic rifles and new identity cards are to be issued to air port At Amsterdams Schiphol a police armored car is stationed outside the El Al departure and policemen with shotguns and bulletproof vests guard the area as Professor Paul head of the in ternational relations department at Aber deen University and an expert on security said airport terminals are the most difficult part of the air transport system to but it had to be short of turning them into bunkers or armed The best he would mean screening all people entering tight surveillance of checkin X raying of all baggage with the requirement that passengers identify their bags before they are loaded on the Wilkinson said in a telephone interview he believed people would accept increased security as they accepted searches in the early 1970s after hijacking became a com mon I think people will live with and I dont think it is a great infr ingement of civil it is something forced on us by the age of he He also recommended using advanced technology on including elec 1 tronic strips which could help to trace forg ed or stolen The gov ernment is discussing this internally and I wish other countries would consider he million in Theres no doubt these of would be more effective if they were undertaken more widely by the international he Many European including some close purchase Li byan oil and maintain full diplomatic relations with the Khadafy Redman said sanctions are ac tions best undertaken by the interna tional community on a broadly bas ed If theyre going to be effec tive theyre going to have to be im plemented forcefully by the interna tional community and not just by one nation or a handful of He said that while such actions hurt we regard this cost as justified by the importance of demonstrating opposition to Khadafys unacceptable Redman also repeated State Department warnings against citizens traveling to He said there are Americans in that country fewer than before a 1981 travel ban and that their welfare is in danger because of the unpredictability of actions by the Khadafy Firehouses Lack Smoke Detectors AP Firefighters hope to complete the task of handing out free smoke detectors to the poor this but there is one place they say the job should have been done sooner the citys own Youre You cant tell everybody to go out and use one if we dont use one said Fire Chief William Baylor after it was disclosed that nine of the citys 11 firehouses do not have fire detec tion Baylor said an alarm system would be in place in two stations and batterypowered smoke detectors would be installed in the sleeping quarters of seven other firehouses lacking detection equipment sometime this Fire department officials began distributing free smoke detectors to 200 poor families following a fire BC Schedules Debate BRIDGEWATER A mock debate and film on the Black Hills are scheduled at Bridgewater Col lege convocations next The mock debate by the Bridgewater debate team will be held at Tuesdays The filmlecture on the history and scenery of the Black Hills of South Dakota will be presented 9 by Allen Both programs begin at and are open to the Bridgewater Plans Piano Concert BRIDGEWATER Pianist Enid Katahn of Vanderbilt University will give a concert at Bridgewater Col leges Cole Hall auditorium 8 It is open to the and general admission is Senior citi zens and students will be admitted for Her repertoire ranges from Bach to 20th century composers and in cludes both chamber music and solo Bridgewater Reagan Given Mixed Reviews Greeting Disappoints Cheers Muscovites Correction New Years Baby The last baby of 1985 at Rock ingham Memorial Hospital was Luke Nicholas son of Mary Ann and David Kreider of He was born Tuesday at Rockingham Memorial Incorrect in formation about the last baby of the year was given to the News Record MOSCOW AP A Soviet com mentator on Thursday called Presi dent Reagans New Years greeting to the Soviet Union a but Muscovites reacted Vladimir a commen tator for the government news agen cy said Reagans message dashed hopes that it would not just be a repetition of the timeworn and very well known intransigent especially on such an im portant and crucial issue as weapons in On this the statement was a Alexeyev wrote in the first official reaction to Reagans Although Reagan did not mention the Star Wars project by He nevertheless faithfully repeated the old Washington line and made it quite clear that he was not ready to abandon his misconceptions about the need to militarize Alex eyev Soviet leader Mikhail Gor in a message to British Labor Party politician Ken Liv said Thursday that Star Wars could lead to strategic He reiterated that there could be no progress at the Geneva arms talks unless the spacebased defense system was Reagan broadcast a message to the Soviet Union and Gorbachevs message to the American people was broadcast in the United The Reagan broadcast was not announced in ad vance in the Soviet Union but was aired at the start of the main even ing news The reactions to Reagans broad cast indicated that personal attacks on the American president have been Reagans policies have come under fire almost daily since the November summit with But there has been a marked change in the treatment of Reagan formerly criticized by name and caricatured as missilepacking cowboy in the statecontrolled Soviet Soviet accustomed to adapting to whatever Kremlin line the media have changed One young man in his walking in Moscows Taganka when asked his impression of Reagans I think Reagan is a bright man who understands that peace and working together are the most im portant things in the I am very happy that he will visit our country in said the who refused to give his Most Muscovites who said they saw the speech said they were en couraged by The speech marked only the se cond time Soviets have heard Reagan speak on The first occasion was the presidents statement at the closing ceremony of the Geneva From his he also wants said a young woman who refused to give her As for his only the future will It was very nice to said Maria an It was a good beginning to the new year and we willhope for the The communist party daily Prav da and morning editions of the gov ernment daily Izvestia made no comment on Reagans which were printed sidebyside with Gorbachevs greetings to DAILY NEWSRECORD USPS 144520 Published daily except Sundays by Ihe Rockingham Publishing Incor 231 South Liberty Har Virginia 22801 Secondclass postage paid at Harrisonburg post office Todays Daily NewsRecord consir of 2 24 pages SUBSCRIPTION RATES Weekly Carrier Yearly in Advance Carrier By Mall In Advance Virginia Per Six Three All Other States Per 6 Postmaster Send address change to Daily NewsRecord Box 193 22801 Postage Handling surcharge for subscribers vacationing outofstate 2 weeks or less no cha 3 weeks or week 50 HUDSONS CHRISTMAS SALE STILL GOING ON LIMITED TIME EVERYTHING MUST GO CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS POTTERY GIFTS CANDLES HOLDERS RIBBONS ARTIFICIAL TREES PLUS FREIGHT ADDED ON HUDSON GARDEN CENTER 3055 MAIN 4345331 ROUTE 33 EAST ACROSS FROM KMART AND NEXT TO LONG JOHN SILVERS Sale prices good thru Visa or Open   

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