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Cumberland Evening Times (Newspaper) - December 13, 1982, Cumberland, Maryland The weather tonight Clear and cold. Lows in the teens. South winds 5 to to Mph. Tuesday mostly sunny Tum Berlani burning a Mea county plans tourism push see local Page vol. Com no. 332 aah out Dpt new York time new service United Prue International a Lake photo Cumberland. Maryland. Monday december 13, 1982 published monday through Friday by tunes it a Liege Man co. Baltimore St Cumberland. My 21 v�2 second class Pelage paid Ai Cumberland. My 20 Centi Shultz confers with Fanfani will visit Pope John Paul ii Rome apr starting the busiest Day of his two week european tour Secretary of state George p. Shultz today met with new italian Premier Amintore Fanfani. Shultz was also scheduled to Confer with Pope John Paul ii at the Vatican on the latest situation in the pontiffs native Poland and with Egypt a president Hosni Mubarak to Brief him on a new . Approach aimed at gaining the withdrawal of foreign forces from Lebanon. No details of the 62-year-old Secretary a meeting with the Christian Democrat Premier were immediately made available. Italian government sources said previously that the two would discuss the planned deployment of . Missiles in Italy and elsewhere in Western Europe the situation in Middle East and .-Italy relations. The meeting with the polish born pontiff comes just hours after Poland a military Leader Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski announced the lifting of most martial Law restrictions by years end. A senior . Official said there would be no immediate comment on developments in Poland. A we Haven to been Able to get a detailed report yet on what this Means a said state department spokesman John Hughes at a meeting of North Atlantic treaty organization foreign ministers in Brussels last week Shultz and other nato leaders said they would be willing to relax Western sanctions against Poland if martial Law was eased but they said they wanted to be certain that any polish government changes were meaningful and not cosmetic. A they emphasized that in this regard the actions of Poland a authorities will be judged by their practical effects a the nato ministers said in the statement. The meeting with Mubarak was described As coincidental but officials indicated Shultz would discuss latest . Plans to try to get israeli syrian and palestinian forces out of Lebanon. Mubarak who arrived in Rome to address the annual meeting of the International fund for agricultural development was expected to stress to Shultz his Hope for a prompt withdrawal of the israeli troops. Israel invaded Lebanon on june 6 to smash the Palestine liberation organizations guerrilla army. The israelis occupy much of Southern and Central Lebanon. It was understood Here that president Reagan s chief Middle East envoy Philip c. Habib ii returning to Lebanon front Washington to to implement j new strategy As an intermediary Between the lebanese and israeli governments. The new plan Abandons a previous Washington proposal aimed at persuading israeli and lebanese to sit together to negotiate the withdrawal. Instead Habib will act As the Middle Man Between the lebanese and israelis carrying ideas Back and Forth Between the two sides in an Effort to reach an agreement. In that Way Washington Hopes to circumvent israelis insistence that some of the talks be held in Jerusalem. An Abandons a dense pack sit Down protest a women peace campaigners trying to blockade the Greenham common. . Air base near Newbury England monday sit in the Road preventing a vehicle from entering the base. It is the second Day of protests at the base which is in the site proposed by the British government for 96 cruise missiles. A wire photo Washington a president Reagan has a1 but formally abandoned the a dense pack Basing plan for the my missile As he fights to win congressional approval to build the first of the new nuclear weapons. Options that could conceivably be improvements Over this we re willing for a a there a plenty of time to decided on a Basing plan Reagan said in his weekly radio broadcast saturday. A what we need now is a Clear positive vote on the missile itself to go Forward on production of the the president says the missile is needed to make the soviets bargain for arms control. If Congress refuses the buy the weapon a we move a major incentive for the soviets to stay at the bargaining table and agree to weapons Reagan s Case for dense pack was damaged last week when Gen. John w. Vessey jr., chairman of the joint chiefs of staff revealed that three of the five chiefs opposed the plan demonstrators Block air base Greenham common England apr about 1,000anti-nuclear demonstrators most of them women blockaded All seven Gates to a . Air Force base Here today to protest planned deployment of american i Quot Mise missiles in Britain. The protests came one Day after thousands of anti nuclear demonstrators marched outside the Greenham common base and other . Facilities in West Germany to protest the missiles scheduled for deployment late next year. Police Here dumped some of the women who refused to leave in a nearby Pool of mud and carried about too protesters away from one of the Gates allowing five busloads of military workers to enter. But initial reports said the peaceful siege was continuing outside the Greenham common facility 40 Miles East of London. No arrests were reported but initial accounts said one demonstrator and a policeman were Hurt. The extent of their injuries was not known today a blockade was the second phase of a two Day demonstration against the planned deployment starting next year of 96 nuclear tipped cruise nuclear missiles at the base Home of the 501 tactical missile Wing of the . Air Force. The Small base situated in Rural Berkshire county is now used As a standby facility and employs 261 . Military person Riel. An estimated 20,000 people most of them women gathered in a a bring of peace around the base sunday. Similar demonstrations were held at 50 . Military bases in West Germany to protest the North Atlantic treaty organizations decision to deploy 572 intermediate Range . Pershing 2 and cruise missiles in Britain and the continent in 1963 White House and Pentagon officials met with Senate Republican officials to try to come up with a Compromise and head off a vote against buying the missile when the Senate takes up the defense spending Bill today. The House last week voted Down 245-176, Reagan a proposal to spend $988 million to buy five of the giant weapons Reagan has named the but the House left nearly $2.5 billion in the measure to study the missile that is Central to Reagan a plan to modernize americans nuclear forces. House members made Clear they did no to like dense pack which would Bunch the missiles in a 20-Mije-Square area near Cheyenne wyo., on the theory that incoming soviet missiles would Knock each other out. Dense pack also has numerous Senate critics who say they have the votes to defeat the procurement Money. But Reagan seeking a Compromise last Friday urged production approval and said he was willing to look at other Basing plans. A next year As we have More time. Id Welcome a vigorous debate on the Best Way to base the missile a the president during a Brief Oval office news conference. A if the Congress wants to debate and discuss and see if there Are possible other social Security Reagan must act soon Washington a members of the social Security Reform commission say president Reagan must act soon if he wants to use the panel As a a whipping boy to push an unpopular but necessary Rescue plan for the system through Congress. Without an agreement backed by the White House for a blueprint Congress is unlikely to find its own timely solution to the problem of mounting social Security deficits they suggested the panels chairman and a top Republican senator also agree that any plan must include a mix of higher payroll taxes and lower Cost of living increases to keep the old age fund from drying up in the 1980s. Sen. Robert Dole r Kanthe chairman of the Senate finance committee said sunday he doubts the panel will reach an agreement at its final meeting next Friday a unless the president decides to take a look at social Security and become actively Dole interviewed on lbs tvs a face the nation a a said he has been unable to get Reagan on the Telephone to Confer with him on legislative business. Alan Greenspan chairman of the 15-member Reform commission said there already is tentative agreement on the panel that the Way to solve the $150 billion to $200 billion shortfall confronting social Security Over the next seven years is through a mix of higher payroll taxes and lower Benefit hikes. Greenspan appeared on both Abc news a this week with David Brinkley and Cable news networks a news maker sunday a a if both the speaker and the president could agree on the outlines of a specific solution that would pretty much carry the Day a Greenspan said on Cable news. Dole said a it seems to me we re going to have to have a mix of taxes and Benefit reforms without cutting the level of present benefits if we re going to satisfy democrats and republicans on the commission and in the Law to end soon Warsaw Poland up a Poland a military regime said today that the major provisions of martial Law would most Likely be suspended dec. 23 and All political prisoners would be released by Christmas. The announcement by government spokesman Jerzy Urban came exactly one year after martial Law was imposed by the communist regime to crush the Independent Solidarity labor Union the parliament or Sejm briefly debated government written measures suspending martial Law and then sent them to committee for further study because the wording on a number of key Points was too vague parliamentary sources said. In Peru prime minister resigns Lima Peru up a peruvian government shakeup since prime minister Manuel Ulloa democracy replaced 12 years of and his entire Cabinet have military Rule 2�?~� years ago. Resigned in the first major president Fernando Belaunde average employee earned $15,691 Terry announced sunday that he had accepted a letter of resignation from Ulloa 60, a former Wall Street financier who advocated a return to the free Market system but failed in his Battle against crippling inflation. Belaunde said Ulloa would be replaced in january by Peru a ambassador to Washington and first vice president Fernando Schwalb. Washington up the average american worker earned $15,691 in 1981, an increase of about $1,300, or 9.2 percent Over the previous year the government says. The labor department said Alaska had the highest average pay at $25,350, followed by the District of Columbia $24,600 Michigan $18,143 Wyoming $17,238, and new York $17,238. The report issued sunday by the Bureau of labor statistics said at the other end of the pay scale five states a Vermont Arkansas Mississippi Maine fid South Dakota a had wages tween $12,000 and $13,000. The annual pay information was compiled from data submitted by employers participating in state and Federal unemployment insurance programs. It covered the 50 states the District of Columbia puerto Rico and the Virgin islands. The average government worker earned $15,879 a year compared with $15,652 for the private sector the study found. It said workers in the mining Industry which includes Oil and Gas extraction had the highest pay Levels at $25,723, followed by transportation and Public Utility workers who averaged $21,365 last year. The report said retail Trade workers earned the lowest average pay of $9,131. A in addition to having the highest annual pay in 1981, the mining Industry also led All other industries in pay growth between1 1980 and 1981 with an 11.7 percent increase a the report said. A the service Industry which includes such establishments As Hospital and accounting firms had the next highest growth in pay at 10.2 percent. Retail Trade showed the slowest growth in pay with a 6.8 percent the study said North Dakota led the nation in average pay hikes with an increase of 12.4 percent from 1980 to 1981, partly due to Large raises in pay of Energy related workers. Louisiana and Oklahoma followed with 11.4 percent increases. It was not immediately known if Belaunde had accepted the resignations of the other 15 ministers who form Ulloa s Cabinet. They submitted their resignations late sunday Lima news reports said. Belaunde a announcement followed Days of rumours that a major Cabinet shuffle was imminent. The president however insisted that Ulloa had planned to step Down for some time As part of a Normal government transition. A this cannot be called a crisis a Belaunde said. Ulloa prime minister for years and also the minister of Economy finances and Commerce has been the most highly criticized member of Peru a civilian government. In his letter of resignation Ulloa said he would dedicate himself to helping his party accion popular with campaigns for 1983 municipal elections As Well with preparations for 1985 presidential elections. Snow play a Richmond a. Youngsters Start a snowball fight sunday. The Richmond area was covered with Over six inches of Snow. See weather Story on Page 3. Al it ase photo a <4

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