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Winchester Star (Newspaper) - April 26, 1985, Winchester, Virginia The Winchester Star 89th Year No. 250 32 SECTIONS VIRGINIA 22601, APRIL 26, 1985 667-3200 15 CENTS Moves Eyed WASHINGTON - President his aid plans blocked by today ordered a review of economic and other steps that could be taken against the leftist government of Nicaragua in support of the One spokesman Larry Speakes could be to seek money from outside groups for the Contra Review Ordered by Reagan Speakes said Reagan had directed Secretary of State George Shultz and National Security Adviser Robert C. McFarlane begin a review of the fuir range of options with regard to U.S. policy toward Over the next several the administration will be reviewing the full family of measures that can be taken to influence the situation in will not be specific on the op- tions under They do include economic and other he Speakes that no plans were contemplated for U.S. military wouldn't raise that scare he told reporters at a He goal of the policy review is to influence the behavior of the Nicaraguan influence the situation in to achieve our policy goals there of a free ready to have free elections - the immediate goal being an opportunity for the Sandinistas to See Sandinista Page 2 Spring Forward Sunday WASHINGTON - Most Americans will have to spring forward with an hour's less sleep on as our clocks perform their annual rite of passage into Daylight Saving In all of part of 48 states on time will skip from 2 a.m. 3 an artificial device designed to delay the arrival of the morning and add that light onto the evening to provide more time for yard work and other outdoor First instituted in World War the shift regularly generates controversy and legislation is introduced in almost every to change the generally with little With the Greatest of Ease Associated Press Hope Phillips and her 2-year-old son Adam take a springtime swing .in their front yard in Tenn. Adam's holding but he seems otherwise pretty ho-hum about things as he glides through the worm April Warsaw Pact Extended Poland of the Soviet bloc today signed an agreement extending the Warsaw the 30-year alliance which binds the Eastern European nations to the Soviet the official Polish news agency PAP The PAP report did not say for how long the military and political alliance was It would have expired next month without formal Communist Party chief Mikhail S. Gorbachev signed the agreement for the Soviet PAP PAP after the completion of debates among the party and state leaders of the Warsaw Pact states took place the sublime act of signing a protocol on prolonging the validity of the act on cooperation and mutual help signed May 14,1955." In addition to the Soviet members of the treaty signing the were East Romania and The agreement was reached following a formal summit meeting that convened in the same 18th century palace where the treaty was first The leaders of the Warsaw Pact member states arrived in Warsaw for their summit meeting on It was first trip outside the Soviet Union since he took power as general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party last Some diplomatic observers said the summit and treaty renewal were merely formalities and the meeting was significant as an opportunity for Gorbachev to get together with his He met with them last month after the funeral of his Konstantin U. The Warsaw Pact originally was valid for 20 years and was automatically renewed for another 10 years in 1975. Hundreds Feared Dead in Shootout LONDON - Hundreds of people were feared dead in Nigeria today after a shootout between police and members of an outlawed Moslem the News Agency of Nigeria The monitored in said troops were rushed to in Bauchi after the clashes began when police officers tried to arrest a leader of the official death toll was immediately but hundreds of the people including the police and members of the sect feared dead in the shootouts while most inhabitants of the town are deserting their the agency The agency said troops ringed the town - 150 miles from the Nigerian border with Cameroon - and would allow no one in. Trucks packed with families and their belongings were seen the agency Weekend takes you on a wild mushroom hunt through western Frederick This is the prime time for finding a wild edible mushroom that's known as a gourmet food in some cities and just fine eating here in the Weekend Editor Lynn Price offers tips on where to and photographer Scott Mason gives you a closeup view of this delicate Price also reviews rock singer Madonna's first I 1 Seeking and New York Times News vice Writer Bernard } Gwertzman reviews Jimmy Carter's new I Blood of I I There are ment glimpses of books to plan a Virginia and information on this weekend's home and I garden Weekend tells you I what's happening in town and throughout the start your I check out our I Dear Abby Obituaries TV Partly Sunny Page 2 Senate GOP Backs Off Seeks Votes WASHINGTON - Senate Republican unable to give the budget package endorsed by President Reagan the early send-off they had are scouring their party's ranks for the votes needed to keep the plan not sure I have them Senate Majority Leader Robert conceded late Thursday after he abruptly recessed the Senate rather than risk a crucial showdown vote he had spent most of the day The inability of Dole to move the package over its first procedural coming just 24 hours after the president's nationally broadcast appeal for the billion package of spending dealt the plan a possibly While Democrats rejoiced in their initial Dole vowed to toil to find the needed additional support going to try to turn it around and if it takes a month to turn it we'll take a Dole told point around here is We may lose but we're going to first do a lot of The proposed spending painstakingly negotiated by GOP leaders and the White contains a raft of politically sensitive spending ranging from limits on Social Security benefit increases to termination of Amtrak rail passenger Dole's hasty retreat from Thursday's scheduled showdown - a vote needed to bring the administration's plan formally before the Senate as a package - came even as switchboards all over the Capitol were lighting up in response to Reagan's plea for a show of public Patricia assistant chief telephone reported that more than 23,000 calls came into the Capitol on Thursday - more than three times the usual 7,000. The calls were running heavily in favor of the president's congressional offices But with a partisan battle Republicans appeared to be at least a vote or two shy of the needed majority in the 100-member One Sen. John East of North was in the and the support of at least three GOP members was reported by party strategists to be Republicans maintain a narrow 53-47 majority in the One of the wavering Sen. Charles Grassley of said Reagan called to lobby him personally for the plan to trim federal spending by billion over three said I just don't have my mind made Grassley Democratic Leader Robert C. Byrd apparently caught Republican leaders off guard by agreeing early Thursday evening to go ahead with the vote at once - after initially delaying the Absent Republicans were quickly summoned to the Senate as was Vice President George who as presiding officer can vote to break a vice president looks a Byrd Byrd all but dared Dole to proceed with the roll call When the Republican leader backed Byrd said Democrats might not be as accommodating on Even if the Senate had held the vote and the Republican leadership had it would have marked only the beginning of a budget battle that is expected to last at least two Dole had said that getting the president's plan before the Seante as a package - instead of attempting to present it in a piecemeal fashion - would provide an important psychological lift for the spending Hearing Is Set for White Post Fugitive WHITE POST - A man who hid out in the mountains of Page County for 21 months after breaking out of a prison camp faces a hearing May 15 in Clarke County General District authorities State troopers have recaptured Owen who lived much of the time in a tiny shack camouflaged by pine knew those mountains like House of Apple Volley the back of his said Superintendent Gary T. Keyser of the White Post Correctional Unit in Clarke 59, fled a work detail on farmland outside the correctional unit on July 17, 1983, and headed Keyser said he would get tidbits ' of information about whereabouts for months - informants sometimes saw dead animals that Smelser was believed to have shot for About two months Keyser heard that Smelser was in the vicinity of Round about 35 miles south of the prison For about 10 a state good would search for hideout by day and be picked up at night couldn't find Keyser On April 11, eleven troopers and a prison guard flushed Smelser from his house and captured him after he fell while trying to run Keyser The bearded Smelser to be healthy as a despite having lived in an area where winter temperatures drop to 20 degrees below Keyser The men found about worth of a 16-gauge a lamp and a camping stove in the Smelser entered the prison system in 1974 to serve 21 years for grand larceny and unlawfully killing three Bitburg Queries Ducked WASHINGTON - The White House is declining to answer questions about President Reagan's upcoming visit to a German military cemetery where Nazi SS troops are Spokesman Larry Speakes said Thursday the president has made no changes in his plans to visit the cemetery that contains the graves of about 2,000 German war including 47 Nazi SS are not answering Bitburg questions; there has been no change in the president's Speakes Reagan leaves Tuesday for a 10-day European trip including an economic summit conference in The scheduled May 5 visit to the Bitburg graveyard and plans to lay a wreath in a ceremony there has outraged Jewish concentration camp survivors and
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