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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - April 5, 1986, Beckley, West Virginia Surgery i a a a a Market Dow Jones Industrial average sets new Mark in Point loss utile c Beckley newspapers Herald a 0 saturday april 5, 1986, Beckley . Volume 106, no. 289, 25 cents i life w gunman in standoff after 2 die enjoying the weather people Aren t the Only ones enjoying the wonderfully warm Spring weather that has enveloped the area this week. These two ducks at Little Beaver Lake were found paddling about but one apparently was camera shy and ducked Pardon the Pun to see what the fish were up to. Staff photo by Rick Barbero Chicago apr a gunman who killed his landlord and a police officer before taking an elderly woman hostage held police at Bay for a second Day Friday telling negotiators he had made breakfast for his captive and drawn up a will. A we Are in constant communication. We have a Good rapport a said John Townsend Deputy chief of the Chicago police department patrol division. He said the gunman was a talking Strong despite going without sleep since the standoff began. A the said he was sorry two people Are dead a said John Byrne Deputy assistant police superintendent. Two dogs belonging to the hostage were shot and sued thursday and thrown out a window of the building said detective Educ Closkey. Within an hour of the first shooting at about 3 . Thursday police superintendent Fred Rice is sued a televised Appeal for the gunman identified As John l. Pasch jr., to surrender peacefully. He said police were prepared to wait for paschos peaceful surrender. As the standoff passed the 24-hour Mark. Rice issued another a peal for Pasch to surrender and release his hostage 74-year-old Jean Wiwatowski who a needs medical a a she a a heart patient and we want to get her out so she can get proper assistance Quot Rice said. A a we re appealing to him to come on out. Bring the lady with him. Lets Call it a a a he san avid television viewer apparently and i Hope he sees these broadcasts and hell come out As a result a Rice said in a televised interview. A we feel he needs help. We know the lady that he has with please see gunman on 2a anti apartheid protests draw Small crowds Amoco Ted of a anti apartheid protests marking the 18th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King or. Drew generally Small and peaceful crowds Friday but demonstrators shouted obscenities As police Tore Down nine symbolic shanties outside the Wisconsin Capitol. Protest organizers led by the new York based american committee on Africa had billed Friday As a National divestment protest Day Quot to urge colleges and universities to divest holding sin companies dealing with South Africa. Demonstrations were held at Johns Hopkins University Penn state University of Florida University of Rochester Cornell Wellesley and other campuses. Most Drew fewer than too participants. A obviously at different places the level of participation varies greatly. But we re definitely satisfied with the Way things Are going a said Josh Nessen a spokesman for the american committee on Africa. In Madison wis. About 150 protesters marched from the University of Wisconsin Campus to the Capitol and built the shanties. Later Friday about a dozen demonstrators locked arms and yelled at state Security police who loaded the old wooden doors and cardboard used to construct the shacks onto two pickup trucks a you fascists you bozos a one demonstrator shouted. No arrests were reported fewer than 40 people participated in a quiet teach in at Columbia University in contrast to that Campus s massive demonstrations last Spring. At the University of Rochester students planned to put up to Shantys to demonstrate their opposition to apartheid. About 30 students held a rally at Cornell University to protest the schools investments in companies with ties to South Africa said school spokesman David Stewart at Wellesley College about 40 students who dressed in Black and painted their faces White with Black tears to look like a living corpses partially blocked entrances to the Campus Library where the Board of trustees was holding a meeting. A we wanted them to work their Way through All the dead bodies a said Sophomore Helene Alpert a spokeswoman for the and hoc committee for divestment now. A these represent the bodies of dead South a a it a very effective a said Wellesley spokeswoman Ann of Sullivan. Wellesley has divested about $3 million but still has $36 million in South african related Stock she said. Divestment was not on the Board s Agenda but is. O Sullivan said she believed the trustees would discuss it because of the protests. Wellesley students protesting apartheid ended a 27-hour occupation of the main Campus administration building Early Friday. At the University of California at Berkeley 91 protesters were arraigned Friday in connection with violent clashes with police during demonstrations thursday in which 29 people were injured. Angry demonstrators called for a student strike monday and vowed to rebuild a Shantytown on Campus. Please see protests on 2a thunderstorms thunderstorms Are scheduled to make the Day a hit wet. The High temperature will be near 75 degrees. A 2anew look a readers will find that today s Church Page has a new look about it. First the one Page has grown to two. In addition to the regular Church paragraphs the new format features More Issue related stories As Well As a column by Michael Mcmanus a nationally known free Lance columnist. See our new Church news format on pages 6a and 7a,debt a the National debt passes the $2 trillion Mark for the first time. A 6band there s More astrology.3b deaths.8a bridge.10a editorial.4a business.5a entertainment 9a Church.6a-7a extra.4b classified.6b-10b sports.1b-2b comic s.5b weather.2amiss your paper Call 255-4444, or in Fayette county 465-5452, 6 . 9 . Weekdays 6 . It to . Saturdays 6 . A noon sundays suspect a journey traced Athens Greece a the prime suspect in the Twa bombing spent six hours in the Athens transit lounge and left on a flight to Beirut minutes before the crippled american Jet made an emergency Landing nearby police said Friday. Italian police have said the woman travelling under the name May Elias Mansur is a known terrorist but a senior greek Security officer said a we were never alerted that she was a suspected a according to our records she had t been in Greece before. We re trying to Trace passengers who might have noticed her on the Athens bound flight of the same Twa Jet wednesday from Cairo Nikos Kokkinakis told the associated press. The Boeing 727 flew from Cairo to Athens then to Rome and Back to Athens officials say the bomb exploded As the Jet approached the reek capital on the return trip a under seat 10f, the one miss Mansur is said to have occupied. Four americans were blown out of the plane to their deaths through a 9-by-3-foot Hole made by the explosion. Kokkinakis said miss Mansur left the Twa plane at Athens entered the transit lounge immediately and boarded a Middle East airlines flight six hours later that took off for Beirut minutes before capt. Richard f. Petersen landed the bombed plane. Officials of Middle East airlines the lebanese National Carrier in Beirut would not confirm that miss Mansur was aboard flight 254 from Athens on wednesday. A statement denying involvement in the bombing purportedly please see journey on 2a women in 30s divorce rate record seen Washington a nearly six of every to married women now in their 30s probably will experience a divorce at some time according to a new study by census Bureau experts. That would be a record High proportion according to the study of marriage and divorce patterns by Arthur j. Norton and Jeanne e. Moorman. Their findings were being presented at a meeting of the population association of America in san Francisco. Nearly one third of women Aget 35 to 39 already have been divorced and the study projects that a by the time they Ana women five years younger Complete their divorce experience nearly six in to of the Ever married women in each group will have been a the projection for this age group is greater than that or women to years older or to years younger a the researchers said. Please see divorce on 2a youth charged in father s death a 16-year-old Mercer county juvenile was charged in the slaying of his 72-year-old father Friday at Camp Creek following a quarrel Over a vehicle. State police in Princeton were withholding the names of those involved in the slaying pending notification of relatives according to trooper j e. Ratliff Ratliff said the victims body was found in the front Yard of please see youth on 2a Sun fun Jamie Gallimore 8, and Stephanie Booth to found weather conditions appropriate this week for some Spring fun. A warm and Breezy Day in Roanoke s Highland Park was made to order for flying their kites. A laser Hottat amp to s rate hike plan runs into the acc axe Washington a at amp to a plan to raise the Price of weekend and nighttime Long distance phone Calls was rejected on Friday by the Federal communications commission. The 12.5 percent increase would have been effective on sunday. The commission ruled that at amp to would make too much profit on its measured toll service if it got the $150 million increase. Calls made during those periods Coit 60 percent less than the same Call made during daytime hours. At amp to wanted to reduce the discount to 55 percent. Sci communications corp., another Long distance company had intended to raise its rates too. But said it would hold off if the acc blocked at amp to a increase. The acc allowed at amp to to raise wats weekend and night rates by 12.5 percent starting May i. At the same time it approved a 3 percent reduction in at amp to a rates for toll free 800 Calls. That charge is paid by the company receiving the Call at amp to had told the commission the changes were necessary to bring prices in line with the Cost of providing the bulk wats and 800 Long distance services which charge by the hour rather than by the length and distance of the Call. The commission authorized at amp to to abolish its separate rate schedule for customers using More than 80 hours a month. T

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