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Big Spring Herald (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Big Spring, Texas Nation Iff Lyl Milf Lull Ufa l by associated pres soil supertanker sinking Long Beach Calif. A a supertanker loaded with 860,000 Gallons of crude Oil was taking on water and sinking off the coast of Puerta vallarta Mexico today the coast guard said. The 869-foot Prince William sound an american ship had a Crew of 27 on Board said coast guard Petty officer James Macpherson. He did no to know the vessels Home port. A they Are flooding through the engine compartment and have no de watering capabilities a Macpherson said. The coast guard was notified at 1 30 . Today by the supertanker which has two lifeboats on Board. The ship about 90 Miles from the mexican coast lost communications almost immediately he focuses on juries Huntsville a women and Blacks a groups thought to generally oppose the death penalty a have less of a Chance of serving on capital murder juries even though an appeals court ruled minority groups must be fairly represented on such panels a University study shows. A it appears Clear that the two groups most opposed to the death penalty Are also those most often excluded from serving on juries a said Frank p. Williams Iii a Sam Houston state University criminologist. The school released the study examining the death penalty thursday in the Wake of a recent . Supreme court ruling that May expedite executions in hit Homes Edmond okla. A a suppertime Tornado that bounced through the Southwest part of this Oklahoma City suburb injured 12 people destroyed dozens of Homes and left residents stunned that no one was seriously Hurt. Police spokesman it. Mike Wooldridge whose Home was one of those damaged in the Fairfield housing addition in southwestern Edmond said 12 people were treated at a local Hospital for minor injuries but there were no fatalities in the thursday evening storm. Fire marshal Ron Williamson said at least 35 Homes were destroyed and another 30 or More were withdraws san Antonio a a Lyndon Larouche candidate in a Runoff with a democratic party regular for the Bexar county chairmanship has withdrawn from the race. Air Force Retiree Donald Varella thursday withdrew his bid for county chairman and severed All ties with the Larouche organization. A recent developments have made it necessary to re evaluate my candidacy a Varella said at a news conference. Varella 50, said he has Learned through the a official Grapevine that democratic party officials would begin a smear Campaign against him making it impossible for him to have a fair Runoff and work within the suspect Man held in apartment tire that killed 8 Philadelphia apr a Man charged with setting apartment fires that killed eight people was suspected of calling in several recent false alarms and his picture had been circulated to police and fire stations authorities said. Frank a. Jordan 20, was being held without bail today on eight counts of murder and nine of arson in connection with thursdays Early morning fires at the Latonia apartments where he sometimes lived with his Mother. Jordan used a cigarette lighter to ignite material in storage lockers in the basements of the two buildings in the 55-unit Garden apartment Complex said Roger Ulshafer Deputy chief fire marshal. At least 14 people were injured one critically. The death toll was the highest due to arson in the City a history said fire commissioner William Richmond police had seen Jordan about two hours before the fires near the scene of a Small House fire about four blocks away said chief inspector Frank Scafidi head of the homicide division. He was arrested thursday at a Hospital where he had gone complaining of injuring his Back while help ing people escape the fire Scafidi said. He had been suspected of causing numerous false alarms in the area in recent weeks and his picture had been circulated at police and fire stations Ulshafer said. Residents said a Small fire had broken out at the Complex two weeks ago and threats were later painted on a washing machine in a Utility room. The word a a death was painted on the lid of one machine and a you Are dead was written on its Side said Arthur Tizer 25, who escaped the fire with his wife and their 8-month-old daughter. Police did not say if they suspected Jordan of writing the words. The flames moved quickly from the basement a creating a lot of smoke and Felling a lot of people a said Richmond. Heat caused an explosion in one building. Residents described groping through apartments and hallways filled with acrid smoke or breaking windows and pushing wives and children to safety. No body asks for it help Stop sexual assaults rape crisis services big Spring Call 263 3312 read pm and eat recipe Exchange every wednesday big Spring Herald greatest mom on Earth sunday May ,1986. Mother s Day Usi Jan a choices rib Eye Steak dinner with salad bar. Only $5.99. Includes our 7 of. I Juda a a choices rib Eye Steak fresh Cut never Frozen. A fall you care to hat salad bar Choice of Large baked potato with All the fixings from our potato bar or French Fries and terns i Oast. Its a wonderful Way to say a we love you mom a offer valid it rough sunday May 11, 1986. Golden Corral family Steak House i v Jim los in wind Elfid Day world by associated press air raid heats up talks Washington the atmosphere at the first Day of the renewed nuclear arms talks was More tense than usual with soviet and american negotiators clashing Over the . Air raid on Libya the chief . Representative said today. Max Kampelman in an interview on Abc tvs a a today show said he was reserving judgment on the talks the fifth round since last november. But he said the sessions started off on the wrong note tuesday when the soviet unions chief negotiator Victor Karpov read a statement at the Airport in Geneva criticizing the american imports banned Brussels Belgium a the common Market which already has banned selected food imports from seven East european countries affected by radiation from the soviet nuclear Accident was seeking today to expand the ban to include All fresh foods. But a common Market official who spoke on condition of anonymity said at least two of the trading blocks 12 member countries including Italy had failed to approve a text declaring a general ban on fresh food imports from Eastern Europe. The official said Italy obtained a one Day Extension of today a deadline to act on the american meet san Jose Costa Rica a ten latin american leaders ended a meeting Here without producing a statement on peace in Central America dashing the Hopes of Costa Ricas new president that his inauguration would launch a new drive toward a regional peace treaty. The inauguration did however produce a statement by the Contador nations and their support group calling for the Central american nations to sign a peace treaty without delay. The meeting thursday night arranged by Costa rican president Oscar Arias Sanchez after his inauguration was aimed at reviving peace talks that have been stalled for nearly seven plan denied Tel Aviv Israel a prime minister Shimon Peres said today Israel has no intention of attacking Syria. He blamed Palestine liberation organization chairman Yasser Arafat for stirring up a War scare in the past two weeks by sending reports to Arab countries claiming Israel was planning such an attack. A i can to see immediate indications of a syrian attack upon us and the israeli position is Clear we have no intentions to attack the syrians a Peres said on Israel radio. The israeli prime minister denied reports he also attributed to Arafat that the soviet Union had intervened to persuade Israel not to launch a preemptive strike against Syria. Dorothy Labbe seated is comforted by her daughter Rita Jauss right and granddaughter Lisa Jauss at an evacuation Center in Philadelphia thursday. 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