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Winchester Star (Newspaper) - September 6, 1984, Winchester, Virginia The Winchester Star 89th Year No. 54 28 SECTIONS VIRGINIA 22601, SEPTEMBER 6, 1984 667-3200 15 CENTS Air Force One Loses Pressure WASHINGTON - The pilot of President Reagan's airplane was forced to drop altitude after a seal on a stove vent losing cabin as Reagan returned to Washington from a campaign Air Force One landed safely about 20 minutes after the and an Air Force steward said neither the president nor any of the other 60 or so passengers was in any Deputy White House press secretary Larry Speakes said Reagan some minor in the Wednesday could feel it in his but no Speakes said passengers weren't aware of The seal break in the rear galley caused a loud and Air Force security guards rushed from their seats to inspect the The Air Force steward said the presidential pilot took the plane down from 27,000 feet to 12,000 feet because of the air seeping out and a resultant loss of Big Apple Crop In the Making Factory Press This Virginia motorist appears to hove found the answer to boredom on the road with the installation of his own satellite receiving dish on the back of his new the spotted on 1-64 near New was transporting the Mondale Bears Down On Issue of Religion WASHINGTON - Walter F. Mondale charged today that the Reagan administration has its to religious groups that are for government power to impose their own on Americans would be prised to learn that God is a Mondale said in a campaign speech that combined his own view of the role of religion in government with a virtual lecture to President Reagan on proper presidential president should attempt to 2 Several Hurt In Oil Company Explosion Kan. - An explosion ripped through an oil damaging homes and businesses and killing two people as it hurled debris two blocks away and sent up a fireball visible for 10 authorities said Several people also were two of them in the explosion at around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Farmer's Oil Co. in west An- a Harper County sheriff's deputy The blaze that gutted the building raged out of control for nearly three a police dispatcher Residents were evacuated from their homes until the blaze was brought under control about 12:30 a.m. Firemen were still pouring water on hot spots in the shattered structure transform policy debates into theological said the son of a must not let it be thought that political dissent from him is And he must not cast opposition to his programs as opposition to don't doubt Mr. Reagan's his patriotism and his family And I call on him and his supporters to accept the Democratic presidential candidate said in remarks prepared for delivery before the international convention of the Jewish group Mondale said he intended to deliver much the same message later in the day to a convention of black Baptists in what aides said was a decision to confront Reagan over a series of recent statements on the role of politics and Hundreds Of Workers Expected By LYNN PRICE star staff Writer It's that time Apple trees are heavy with fruit ready for Local growers have gone through the usual scuffling with the Department of Labor over work One court case was but an appeal has been Apple ads have been running in the The first group of foreign 239 will arrive in Winchester Friday The fruit maturity committee has met and passed judgment on this year's While some early varieties have been harvested this the main harvest will begin Monday with the picking of Golden Delicious apples for The consensus among growers is that this year's crop is a good thanks to adequate The fruit maturity committee said the color and size of the apples are better than last Growers are expected to hire 1,200 to 1,300 workers for this year's Gene local manager of the Virginia Employment Commission Between 700 and 800 of these will be offshore primarily This number is fairly consistent in good years and Schultz because the same number of trees have to even more in bad Most of the domestic workers hired are citrus crews who travel north with the A high percentage of these are Schultz The wage rate or minimum wage paid to pickers this year will be an This was the amount in effect last year when the Department of Labor devised a new methodology increasing the rate to Area fruit growers challenged the labor department's methodology because it averaged the rates of all workers employed by an not just greatly inflating the wage U.S. District Stor Photo by Scolt Mason Felix Scott empties apples into a bin at Kent orchard west of Stephens Some early varieties are being picked this but the main harvest will begin Court Jackson L. Riser ruled against the labor department last Some domestic workers who will be paid the lower rate because of the ruling are appealing Judge attorney for the doesn't think the appeal over the 1983 wage rate will affect this year's harvest because it is so close to the federal judiciary over the past decade has been very tive of the apple interests which are put in jeopardy at this time of Johnston one judge has said on more than one it's not likely the courts are going to let the apples fall on the Unless there's an expedited it will be a scholarly exercise at best as far as the 1984 harvest is Johnston Additional foreign labor will arrive in the area Sept. 17 and 24 as the harvest gets into full Pact Backed by President WASHINGTON - For the last 35 American ratification of the treaty to outlaw genocide has shuffled between the White House and the an idea whose time never quite Now President engaged in his campaign for is endorsing it as an opportunity to remove a longstanding international embarrassment and to dramatize U.S. human rights The president's decision came after a review lasting nearly three years and was announced the day before his scheduled address before the annual convention of one of the nation's most prominent Jewish Delegates at that convention welcomed Reagan's decision and noted that has campaigned for Senate ratification of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide for more than three Although some delegates said they saw political opportunism underlying the White House ad- ministration officials denied any such John the State Department's chief said he was that the question would even be Dr. William director of international policy research for said failure to ratify has the United States and thereby hindered from championing human Sen. William the Senate's most vocal champion of ratification of the said he is so eager to see it approved that political motivations are almost beside the suppose we do lots of things in this world for political reasons but I wouldn't question the administration's motives Proxmire move is very welcome and to their Since January 1967, Proxmire has given more than 2,900 speeches on the Senate floor advocating ratification of the And he has vowed to continue to address the issue in a speech each day the Senate is in session until that is Vanderbilt Missing Nicholas 25, of heir to the Vanderbilt and Francis 29, were last seen Aug. 21 o day after their ascent of Mount Robson in western A search for them has been called off and a police spokesman said the chonce or finding them alive is Demos Would Bar Base Use WASHINGTON - In the wake of the deaths of two Americans in a combat helicopter crash in Democrats are calling for action by Congress and the Reagan administration to prevent bases in Honduras from being used for raids across the think this is very strong evidence that the bases are being used for other than the exercise and training purposes for which the administration says they are being Sen. James said is evidence that those of us in Congress don't know what is going on with these Sasser said he would offer an amendment to a military construction which may come up in the Senate next to bar the bases from being turned into permanent military installations or being used for military or paramilitary who inspected the bases in offered a similar amendment to another Pentagon spending in The amendment was defeated by a line vote of 50-44, with four Republicans voting for it and one Democrat against it. Meanwhile Rep. Ted wrote CIA Director William J. Casey demanding full of any CIA role in the mission on which the two Americans Weiss told citizens employed by the American on contract with the or associated in any way with the U.S. should not take part in any covert activities against The State Department has denied that the Dana Herbert Parker Jr. of and James Powell III of were on a U.S. government mission when their helicopter crashed Saturday during a flight inside Nicaragua from abase in Patricia CIA information said the agency would have no at least for the on Nicaragua's Foreign Minister Miguel appearing on accused the CIA of involvement in the have documents to prove they were coming with a flight came Capezio Ballet and Top Shoes down in the That shows they were coming from the Sasser said an airfield was constructed this spring at 15 miles from the Nicaraguan border in southern by the 865th Engineer He said is less than 20 miles from a mountainous area of Honduras used by rebels against Nicaragua's leftist government as a staging area for attacks across the Clarke Dear TV Sunny and Pleasant Page 2
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