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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Alamogordo, New Mexico Nothing is taken for granted in Aba see Page 5 09 002u car run Quot s0\.3ul. To. 115 masked men fire on cafe patrons see Page 2 a puts Money before patrons see Page 4 Alamogordo serving the Tularosa Basin since 1898 Abby classified comics coming events deaths opinion sports weather monday. May 14. 1990 sports world opinion Index Mistletoe killing Forest. Base talks Start in Manila 42 protestors arrested killings condemned Manila Philippines api a negotiators began talks today on the future of . Military bases in this country a Day after suspected communist guerrillas shot and killed two american ser vice in in near one of the installations. Truncheon wielding police fired tear Gas at hundreds of ant base protesters during running confrontations through the streets of the capital. At least 42 people were arrested and five hospitalized witnesses and police said. Protesters mostly students retaliated by throwing Small homemade bombs at police. Rallies were held throughout the Day and Security was tight for the talks which opened at the Central Bank building with about 500 police on hand. Five truckloads of not police were deployed before the Gate at Clark air base As about 400 base opponents rallied in nearby Angeles City. U s. And philippine officials had expressed fears that the communist new Peoples army would try to kill americans before the talks on extending the lease on Clark and Subic Bay naval base As Well As four smaller facilities. The lease is set to expire sept. 16, 1991. As the talks opened the chief . Negotiator condemned the killings of two . Airmen near Clark on sunday and assailed the a a banditry of communist rebels blamed by authorities for the attack a this brutal and Clumsy attempt to drive a wedge Between the United states and the Philippines will fail a said Richard Armitage a former assistant Secretary of defense. Police capt. Gener Mangum said it appeared the rebels were responsible for the killings because of the style of the attack two or three filipinos approached the americans and shot them in the Back of their Heads with 45-caliber pistols the rebels favored weapon in Street killings. The dead servicemen were identified by air Force officials As airman John h Raven. 19, of Delta Junction. Alaska and airman James c. Green 20, of Craig Colo. A companion air Man 1st class Randall Moore 23, managed to escape they were among 280 airmen and support personnel assigned to the 8th aircraft generation Squadron on temporary duty from Kunsan air base 110 Miles South of Seoul South Korea. Police rounded up More than 200 people for questioning in the attack but no charges were filed. The Navy banned off Post leave for the 40,000 troops defense department civilians and military dependents at . Installations in the Philippines. Eight americans have died in politically motivated slayings in the Phi Iii Pines since april 1989 the rebels made no claim it responsibility for sundays killings but in a Media statement the new Peoples army denounced the bases talks by Don Mckinney daily news staff writer not All the damage done to a Forest comes by the hand of Man. An innocuous appearing parasite called Dwarf Mistletoe is systematically killing out the Ponderosa Pines and Douglas firs throughout the Lincoln National Forest. A study conducted by the . Forest serv ice in 1960 showed 64 percent of the forests Ponderosa Pines were infected with the parasite. By 1985 the figure had jumped to 70 percent a a rate that is twice the level of infection of All the other forests in new Mexico and Arizona. This study does not include the Douglas fir infection but de Wood Timber sales manager for the Lincoln said the same percentage can be seen in this species. Dwarf Mistletoe is not a True Mistletoe that is it is not the dark Green looking Shrub seen in Broadleaf Trees in the Winter time. That particular species does not kill its Host but rather uses it to acquire water and an Anchor itself for growth. Dwarf Mistletoe does not have Green leaves and unless treated is fatal to its Host in almost every Case. The parasite is also very particular. Ponderosa Pine Dwarf Mistletoe will grow Only in that species of Pine and likewise Douglas fir Dwarf Mistletoe grows Only in that species. A spore attaches itself to its Host and bores into the tree Branch with rootlets like anchors. In its visible stages it produces a Small external growth from which it grows spore pods. The spore pods Are filled with a water like fluid and when the spores Are mature the fluid forces them out of the pod like a Cannon see Forest Page to hats off a Beni Carrillo tips her hat during a dance performance at the annual St francs de Ron Guerin daily news Paula fiesta in Tularosa in Honor of grads responsibility and open mindedness were the key concepts encouraged to graduating students of Alamogordo senior High school during Jaccau laureate services sunday evening in the Tiger pit. The Rev. Leland Stevens of the Shepherd of the Hills lutheran Church presented the Sermon to a packed gymnasium crowd of students teachers parents and friends. Stevens message entered around the biblical phrase in genesis stating a it is not Good for Man to be Stevens said a we must look beyond ourselves to he asked students not to judge other Peoples by their own cultural and religious background lest they find themselves alone in their inability to accept others. Stevens also countered the americana melting pot concept saying the peole a ability to accept different cultures had forged the nation. A a we re More like a Stew Quot he said. Adding to the service was a rendition of a i am the Way the Rev. Leland Stevens truth the life a by the Tiger choirs a a you la never walk alone Quot Sung by Isaiah a a Zeke Jones and a the wind beneath my wings Quot performed by Isabel Velasco. Father Paul of Rourke of St. Jude a Catholic Mission gave the invocation and wrapping up the service was the Benediction Given by father Dennis of Mara of immaculate Conception Catholic seized in connection with lost boy Clovis apr Clovis police impounded a car in connection with the disappearance nearly a week ago of a 6-year-old boy. Police capt. Leon Morris said officers from the state police crime lab were processing the car for physical evidence sunday afternoon. Morris said police found the car at an undisclosed location in Clovis after receiving a tip during a House to House canvass seeking information about Matthew Roberts. Police would not comment further Early today on the impounded car or the crime lab tests. Matthew the son of Debbie and Geoff Roberts apparently tried to follow mrs. Roberts when she left to go to a nearby store tuesday afternoon. Matthew slipped out before his grandmother who had been baby sitting could Stop him police have said. The child had been kept Home from school because he was recuperating from Chicken pox. A we still done to have any particular direction As to what has happened to him a police chief Caleb Chandler said saturday. A a we re exploring All possibilities see car Page i school bus involved in morning Accident about 30 children on their Way to school from Orogrande and dog Canyon were delayed this morning when a pickup truck collided into the rear of their school bus. The 28 children aged four to 14, their bus Driver and the Driver of the truck All escaped serious injury in the Accident on dog Canyon Road near 54. New Mexico state police sgt. Alfred Arana said five children would be taken to Gerald Champion memorial hospitals for checkups for mini a my a a iwo ill complaints of soreness following the collision. State police patrolmen Albert Venegas said the Accident occurred at about 7 30 ., when the Driver of the school bus Sharon Ross 54, of Alamogordo stopped at the Railroad track which crosses dog Canyon Road. A1990 Dodge Dakota driven by Elsa Scott 3l, of Boles acres came up behind the bus and rear ended it Venegas said. Scott was cited for careless driving Venegas said. A a a a a. Shaken but not injured a two children walk away from a school bus following a collision on dog Canyon Road this morning. Five of 28 Elsie m. Cobb daily news children aboard the bus complained of soreness but none were immediately hospitalized following the 7 30 Accident

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