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Winchester Star (Newspaper) - October 5, 1983, Winchester, Virginia The Winchester Star 88th Year No. 80 40 SECTIONS VIRGINIA 22601, OCTOBER 5, 1983 667-3200 15 CENTS Peace Prize Goes to Walesa Norway - Lech founder of the Solidarity labor today won the 1983 Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle on behalf of rights in The Norwegian Nobel Committee said it honored Walesa an exponent of the active longing for peace and freedom which in spite of unequal unconquered in all the peoples of the the first Pole to win the coveted was chosen for his made with considerable personal to en- sure the right to establish their own the committee It said the 40-year-old former head of the first independent trade union in the Soviet had worked with determination to solve his country's problems through negotiation and cooperation without resorting to Walesa had left his apartment this morning to hunt for mushrooms in the woods and was not at home when the prize was said his wife I am very very she said when reached by telephone at their home in the Baltic port of where Walesa helped create Solidarity at the Lenin Walesa entered the international spotlight in August 1980 after a summer of strikes and labor Solidarity forced Poland's government to allow the right to strike and organize independent Those gains were negated later by the banning of Solidarity and the imposition of martial The Nobel in a statement explaining its said Walesa attempted to establish a dialogue between the organization he represents - Solidarity - and the The read by Nobel Committee chairman Egil did not speculate on whether Walesa will travel to Oslo to receive his award and Nobel Prize check on Dec. 10. The awards always are given on that the anniversary of the death in 1896 of Swedish dynamite inventor Alfred whose will established the Nobel This year's stipend for each winner is a record 1.5 million Swedish kronor - almost Walesa is only the second peace prize winner from the Soviet and his selection likely will prompt a similar response there as the 1975 award to Soviet dissident Andrei East bloc governments claimed the award to Sakharov was motivated by despite the Nobel Committee's avowed apolitical Jakob the Nobel Committee's secretary and head of the Norwegian Nobel said name was proposed by several groups of Autry Told of Stay As Execution Neared Associated Press James David Autry received a stay of execution at the last minute Tuesday just before he was to receive a lethal Security glass formed patterns on his forehead in this photo taken last Texas killer James David Autry lay strapped to a death house gurney with a needle in his arm today when he was told - four minutes after his execution was to have started - that a U.S. Supreme Court justice had granted a The 29-year-old condemned for killing a store clerk in 1980 over a six-pack of showed neither joy nor sadness at the ruling that prolonged his A crowd outside the reacted with and the daughter of Autry's victim Justice Byron White granted the stay at 11:32 p.m. CDT based on the question of - whether or not the sentence is comparable to those given other people for similar The state failed in a bid to have the order overturned The stay came one day after the entire U.S. Supreme Court turned down by a 54 vote a request by defense attorney Charles Carver for a stay so he could pursue an appeal based on a different issue - whether a witness should have been granted immunity from prosecution to testify in Autry's A saline solution already was running into Autry's arm in preparation for the lethal jolt of chemicals when the reprieve was prison officials But Autry not say one word or have any when told at 11:39 p.m. that there had been a said Texas Corrections Department spokesman Rick At 12:05 the condemned man learned of the stay and again there was no Autry was led back to his cell next to the death Fifty minutes before the execution scheduled for 12:01 White had received an application for a stay from Alvin of the American Civil Liberties Union's National Prison Ann press secretary to Gov. Mark said the stay was granted on the basis of a California case the high court plans to hear Nov. 7. She said she understood that Justice White stayed Autry's case until the California case is Texas Attorney General Jim Mattox said the California matter with the question of proportionality of the sentence - whether or not the sentence granted one person given the death penalty is the same or com- parable to a sentence given someone else for an equal called by fellow inmates on death row at the Ellis Unit of the Texas Department of would have been the ninth inmate executed nationwide and the second in Texas since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. Lenora Taylor of the daughter of the 43-year-old woman Autry was convicted of was knew I thought it was so I thought it would be over It figures they would have found she said in a telephone Outside the red-brick Walls prison housing the Texas death a boisterous crowd of about 200 penalty demonstrators shook their fists and chanted an obscenity when word of the stay who has a crime record dating back to his youth in has denied fatally shooting Port Arthur convenience store clerk Shirley Drouet or former Catholic priest Joseph who discovered Mrs. Autry was never tried for Broussard's death or the shooting of another Nicaragua Says Plane Downed Nicaragua Defense Ministry says Nicaraguan soldiers shot down a transport plane carrying supplies to rebels in the northern A ministry statement issued late Tuesday said a transport plane registered in Oklahoma was shot down 90 miles north of the Nicaraguan after taking off from The ministry said two Nicaraguan rebel pilots and a mechanic were captured by soldiers of the leftist while two men died in the crash and two escaped after parachuting from the Elsewhere in Central leftist Salvadoran rebels said they over- ran four army killing 16 and Guatemala's army said it killed 23 leftist rebels in an In capital of a spokesman for the Democratic Nicaraguan Force rebel group said the transport plane was on a when it was forced to land because of The three men captured were identified by officials in Managua as Roberto Amador a former major of the National Guard of late Nicaraguan President Anastasio former National Guard Capt. Hugo Reinaldo and Jaime Lau a The led mostly by former officers of the National receive aid from the They and a separate guerrilla force fighting in southern Nicaragua Crossword Inside Frederick TV are trying to overthrow the leftist Sandinista The Nicaraguan Foreign Ministry said armed rebels riding in speed boats destroyed two fuel tanks at Benjamin a port on Nicaragua's Atlantic Late Costa Rica and Honduras warned they would use force to block Nicaraguan moves against rebel groups in their Responding to remarks by Nicaraguan Junta Coordinator Daniel who last week said his troops would enter Costa Rica and Honduras to chase a presidential press release said such moves would be met by the resources of the armed Arizona Get More Rain ' Ariz. - Arizonans dug through debris and riot police guarded a mining town ravaged both by rains and strike violence as a forecaster warned the second could renew downpours The fierce which left 15 people dead or missing and hundreds of millions of dollars in damage in Arizona's worst disaster of the receded Tuesday as the sun came But swollen rivers continued to rage out of control in some forcing evacuations and inundating previously untouched communities southwest of Added to the desert state's the National Weather Service said a major storm from a Pacific hurricane could hit bringing more heavy rains to devastated southern talking said meteorologist Brenda Graham in the same sort of second workers began moving heavy equipment to likely flood sites ahead of the while government and officials assessed the massive damage already estimated at up to million by Arizona In the copper mining town of where floods swept away half the looters preyed on wrecked homes and businesses and striking copper workers threw rocks at employees of Phelps Dodge authorities In police cordoned off the business imposed a 10 p.m. curfew for the town's 4,200 residents and called in 25 reinforcements from the Department of Public Running in 667-0)45. LECH WALESA Nuclear Men's lined Bargain Associated Press A house in is surrounded by wood 8-foot-deep flood waters that devastated the city debris dragged down the San Francisco River by of 4,000. Proposed UNITED NATIONS - The Soviet Union is inviting the United States to join in a worldwide freeze on nuclear just two months before the planned deployment of new U.S. missiles in Western Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei in a proposal made urged the 158-nation General Assembly to adopt a resolution calling on all countries to agree to a freeze appropriate Moscow it possible for the U.S.S.R. and the U.S.A. to be the first to implement it on a bilateral basis by way of example to the other nuclear Gromyko wrote to U.N. Secretary-General Javier Perez de The foreign minister decided not to attend the assembly session after the governors of New York and New Jersey decreed that his plane could not land at Kennedy or Newark airports in protest of the Soviet downing of a Korean airliner Sept. 1. Previous Soviet proposals for a nuclear weapons freeze have been rejected by the Reagan which said such action would allow the Soviets to maintain an existing edge in nuclear Gromyko said his freeze resolution included a ban on deployment of new nuclear arms - an apparent reference to the 572 Pershing 2 and cruise missiles the United States plans to deploy in Western Europe beginning in December unless a superpower accord is Gromyko proposed in a second letter to Perez de Cuellar that the General Assembly adopt a resolution condemning nuclear war as most hideous crime against the In Gromyko's Soviet Ambassador Oleg A. Troyanovsky outlined the proposal in a speech to the implementation of that initiative would markedly raise the degree of trust among the countries and would make it possible to move decisively towards breaking the vicious cycle of the arms he this would also promote the reduction complete elimination of nuclear But he said deployment of the new U.S. missiles in Europe would provoke Soviet to preserve the balance of forces on both European and global Cease-Fire Concern On the Rise Lebanon army tanks blasted militia positions in southern Beirut today and six people died in heavy fighting in Tripoli as diplomats worried that increasing cease-fire violations could rekindle Lebanon's civil In 50 miles north of police said six people were killed as and militias battled throughout the night with rockets and machine guns in the port city's seaside In residents said Lebanese troops fired a 30-minute barrage from tanks at sandbagged Shiite Moslem militia positions before dawn after nightlong sniping and rocket-propelled grenade attacks on nearby army The violations of the 10-day-old cease-fire also were reported in army and police which provided no
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