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Cumberland Times News (Newspaper) - July 30, 1988, Cumberland, Maryland Cumberland times news vol. 50�?no. 254 Cumberland Maryland saturday july 30,1988 30 cents . Peace Convoy reaches Nicaragua Managua Nicaragua apr a Convoy of 44 . Activists delivered three tons of food Medicine and clothing to the leftist sandinista government Friday and president Daniel Ortega praised them at a Public ceremony. A these people Are representatives of the american people who done to want War they want peace a Ortega said to about 200 people who gathered in Luis Alfonso Velazquez Park. Wounded nicaraguan soldiers watched the ceremony and children mobilized by the sandinista party chanted a a let a go to War carry the bullets�?T7 the veterans peace Convoy sponsored by the Washington based veterans for peace journeyed across Mexico and Central America for two weeks after a dispute with the . Customs service. Customs officials said the group which includes Many veterans would violate a 1985 economic embargo if they donated their vehicles As they plan to do. Humanitarian Aid is allowed under the embargo. A while Reagan sends arms to the rebel contras to murder our children he tried also to obstruct this caravan a Ortega said. A the said they carried goods that threatened the Security of the United Ortega had a child bring him a Box of the goods and took out a baby bottle. A look at the weapons they brought a he said holding it up. A this is what Reagan did not want to he screwed the top on the bottle. A the weapon is ready to fire a he announced. A fall it needs is Convoy member Raul Valdez spoke out against . Funding for the rebels known As contras who have been trying to overthrow Nicaragua a leftist government for nearly seven years. On inside pages a a amt Landers. A a a a a a a a a a a a a a a inti. It a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a w bridge.17 business a markets. 4d6 .17 .17 beadle.3 or. Qotl.�?.�.17 Loos hmm. >19 .13 .11-13 i mews. Want ada._______________14-13 today a chuckle if laughter really was the Best Medicine doctors would figure out a Way to charge for it. A to Angeles times Syndicate diamonds Are Diamond solitaire almost is c. Asking firm Voo excellent Quality. Must see must sell. A girls Best Friend classified ads world Call 722-4604 sunny hot hazy saturday with High about 95. Socialite believed kidnapped Jackson miss. Up authorities searched quietly Friday for an ailing 72-year-old socialite believed kidnapped by someone with a grudge against her millionaire husband. Hie kidnapper left an unsigned note saying Annie Laurie Hearin abducted from the family mansion tuesday afternoon would be freed Only if her husband Robert m. Hearin paid an unspecified amount to to people he allegedly had wronged officials said. Officials and local news Media withheld information on the crime until Early Friday fearing the woman would be killed. But the family went Public to let the kidnappers Annie l. Hearin know a they Are willing to do whatever is necessary to Serure the release of mrs. Hearin a mayor Dale Danks said. Hearin whose net Worth reportedly exceeds $100 million is co owner of Mississippi Valley Gas co. He and his partner new Jersey oilman Leon Hess own controlling interest in Lamar life corp., a Jackson insurance company which in turn is the largest shareholder in Trust Mart National Bank the second largest Bank in Mississippi. Diabetes data revealed bar Harbor Maine apr studies in diabetic mice suggest that a drug that stimulates the immune system May Stop the destruction of insulin producing cells and thus prevent diabetes a researcher said Friday. Stress and viral infections also have been found to affect the development of diabetes said Edward Leiter a geneticist at the Jackson Laboratory in bar Harbor. Leiter said he and his colleagues had expected that an immune stimulating drug would make diabetes worse in the mice they studied. Instead it apparently brought the diabetes under control. Dukakis Bush Campaign associated press Democrat Michael Dukakis campaigned for Blue Collar votes in Michigan Friday and promised not to allow defense dollars to a line the pockets at Washington George Bush accused his rival of trying to hide a a far left in Washington president Reagan approved a 30-Day Extension of secret service Protection for Jesse Jackson at a Cost Reagan a spokesman estimated at $600,000. Spokesman Marlin Fitzwater said the Extension addressed Jackson a concerns about threats against his life but Michael Dukakis would not last through the fall Campaign. A the feeling was that first of All he a not the nominee of the party a Fitzwater said. Discovery troubled again Cape canaveral fun. Up the hard Luck shuttle discovery fell three More Days behind schedule Friday when a launch pad fuel leak and pump trouble spoiled an already Rocky practice countdown threatening to push the first Post challenger flight into october. As a result Nasa managers were forced to delay a critical test firing of discovery a three main engines from monday to thursday with a second attempt to practice fueling the shuttle on tap sunday night and monday morning. The latest trouble for discovery came overnight during a full scale practice countdown that called for loading discovery a external tank with a half million Gallons of liquid oxygen and liquid Hydrogen fuel in a rehearsal for the 22-second main engine firing. Two protesters descend tree Galice Ore. Apr two environmental protesters came Down from their Treetop perches into the waiting arms of sheriffs deputies Friday after professional climbers scaled a tree and Cut Loose one Many a food and water. The tree Sitters had gone out on a limb in an attempt to Stop construction of a logging Road and to prevent the taking of Timber in the Remote Section of the Sisk you National Forest. The Forest is in Oregon a coastal mountains. A a it a inevitable,�?T7 a protester who identified himself As Bald Mountain Bill said after he Rappel led Down a rope from his Perch 80 feet up a charred Douglas fir. A obviously they re not going to let us Stop a $1 million papers deny favouring Meese Miami apr Knight Ridder inc. Says it has no policy of pulling its editorial punches on Edwin Meese even though two major Knight Ridder newspapers have blocked editorial cartoons critical of the attorney general As he nears a decision crucial to the publishing company a Bottom line. Editors at the Detroit free press and the Miami Herald acknowledge that they decided against running some cartoons about Meese while he was considering a proposed agreement by which the free press and the Detroit news a Gannett newspaper would merge business functions while remaining editorially other Knight Ridder editors across the country said they Are not preoccupied with Meesey spending decision. In fact one of the papers described Meese in an editorial As a a the editors also said they have received no corporate directive on the Issue. The partner in the Detroit Teal Gannett co. Inc., said it has not tried to guide its papers on covering Meese. A we have not and do not offer guidance to our papers on editorial matters a Charles Overby Gannett vice president for news said. Louis a. Weil Iii publisher of Gannett a Detroit news said the pending Meese decision has not affected his newspapers editorial Page content.. Hopes to pay . $188 minion Money geared to finance possible persian Gulf peacekeeping Effort Washington a the United states Hopes to pay $188 million of its debt to the United nations before the year is out to help prevent the world body from running out of Money when it May need to mount a peacekeeping operation in the persian Gull . Ambassador Vernon Walters said Friday. Walters told reporters he is a guardedly optimistic that a cease fire will be arranged to halt the Iran Iraq War and estimated initial costs of a . Peacekeeping i non to $20 Mink Force at $15 Milton. Walters testifying before the Senate foreign relations committee said that if Prog diving is reached at resolving other world problems a including the soviet occupation of Afghanistan the cuban presence in Angola a transition to Independence for Namibia and the vietnamese occupation of Cambodia a the . Could face an annual peacekeeping Bill of More than $1.5 billion. A fall of these Are important to the interests of the United states and All Are Likely to involve the United nations significantly a Walters said. A this increase in activity takes place at a time when the . Is facing a very tight Cash the . S financial plight is due in part to the fact that the United states partly for policy reasons and partly because of budget constraints has withheld or been unable to pay its full . Assessments. A at present we owe the . In excess of half a billion dollars a $467 million for the regular budget and $70 million for Walters noted. The United states has not paid its full assessment for three years. The initial withholding were intended to Spur the . Into making management and financial reforms. Walters said these changes were made in 1906. South african censors of movie approved a Yunus Ismael right one of the few Independent movie theater owners stands in Cape town South Africa with a reel of the movie a cry Laplose photo Johannesburg South Africa apr the movie a cry Freedom opened in More than 30 South african Heaters Friday with the censors approval but Ponce said it threatened Public safety and seized the copies seven hours later. They cited two bombs Anonymous phone threats and violent scenes in the movie As proof that it was dangerous. Movie goers at the Northcliff theater in a Rich White Johannesburg suburb arrived to find posters being taken Down and notice ready to confiscate the Nim. A cry Freedom was replaced by a i was a teen age Richard Attenborough who directed the movie said in London a i never believed they would show it. The Overall reason for making the film was to Tell people the truth about apartheid and about How it struck both Black and White South no Phelo a Sabula 19, emerged from a theater in tears. A i was nearly heartbroken a she said. A the people especially Whites must see the film. They will see that the Black Man must have rights. They will see that Blacks Are the publication appeals Board ruled Friday morning for the second time that the film could be shown. It said the movie which depicts the death in detention in 1977 of Young Black consciousness Leader Steve Biko was biased against police but Aid not endanger race relations or state Security. Gen. Hendrik de Witt. The police commissioner declared in a statement Friday evening that the film a endangers the safety of the Public the maintenance of Public order and will delay the termination of the state of emergency imposed on june 12,1966. Minister of information Stoffel Van Der Merwe said the government decided to override the Board because the censors could not judge a the situation on the streets. Reagan discusses Vietnam a mias Washington a president Reagan said thursday be will pass on to his successor a program for a the fullest possible accounting of servicemen still missing from the Vietnam War acting on the Assumption that a some of our countrymen Are addressing the National league of pow Mia families Reagan also called upon the government of Vietnam to move rapidly to determine the Fate of the 2,394 american servicemen still missing or unaccounted for from the Southeast asian conflict. He urged the cambodian government to return the remains of americans that the cambodians have said they Are holding. Reagan said efforts to secure an accounting of the missing a will continue on a priority basis during the less than six months remaining in his administration. A we must Call upon the next perseverance a president Reagan addresses the National league of pow Mia families in Washington . Friday. Administration to do the same a he said. A if they Are serious then it is time to move rapidly to resolve the pow Mia Issue for the a loser photo deep pain that this Issue brings to the american people will turn against Hanoi if it lingers past a cambodian settlement a he said. Tank top a contract workers Sand paint. City officials said that traffic in the area blast the water Tower in Constitution Park of the Tower will be curtailed until the Job is Friday afternoon preparing it for a new Cost of completed. Steve Bittner photo

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