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Chronicle Telegram (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Elyria, Ohio Of. I May 9, 19at a-3 world Thatcher s party dubbed in voting London a prime minister Margaret Thatcher s conservatives suffered a series of crushing electoral defeats losing control of More than two dozen local councils and a former parliamentary stronghold. From prosperous Southern England through Industrial wastelands of the North and into parts of Scotland the conservatives were mauled in thursday s balloting mainly by the socialist labor party. The elections constituted the biggest test of opinion before the next general election which mrs. Thatcher now in her second five year term must Call by june 1988. The dismal showing seemed Likely to provoke arguments within the tories normally Well disciplined ranks which have been faced with persistent High unemployment a Tough Challenge from a More moderate labor party and evidence that voters May be getting tired of mrs. Thatcher. A tally Early today by the Domestic news Agency press association indicated that with results from 192 of 209 local councils tabulated the conservatives had lost control of 29. That left them with control of Only 43. Labor controlled 83 districts compared with 75 previously. Church protests slum raids in Chile Santiago Chile a the roman Catholic Church has urged the army and police to halt raids on politically Active slums in search of terrorists weapons and common criminals. The Security operations around Santiago s perimeter have occurred almost daily since april 29 following increased activity by foes of president Augusto Pinochet s military government. Santiago s slums contain most of the City s 4.5 million people and Are strongholds of leftist parties that have led the most combat Tive protests against Pinochet since a deep 1982 83 recession. By thursday about men in 15 neighbourhoods had been herded onto soccer Fields for identity checks. More than 600 still Are being without charge. Central american peace Effort fails san Jose Costa Rica a ten latin american leaders dashed the Hopes of Costa Rica s president for a new peace initiative in Central America by ending a meeting Here without producing any statements. The meeting thursday night arranged by Costa rican president Oscar Arias Sanchez after his inauguration was aimed at reviving1 peace talks that have been stalled for nearly seven months. Arias 45, vowed to work without rest for peace and democracy in Central America after he took the oath of office. He called june 6, the deadline for Central american countries to sign the Contador peace plan a sacred Syria fears attack by israelis Abu Dahabi United Arab emirates a the Semi official newspaper Al itt had claims Israel is planning to attack syrian forces in Lebanon s Bekaan Valley within a week. The newspaper citing unidentified sources in Lebanon said thursday the syrian army has been put on Alert because it expects a strike by Israel that will be undertaken with the United states Blessing. Syria maintains a sizable Force in the Bekaan. These soldiers entered Lebanon in the summer of 1976, ostensibly to police a civil War truce Between that country s private armies. In new York meanwhile lbs evening news reported that intelligence sources believe Israel is preparing for a major military strike against Syria. The network quoted unidentified . Officials As saying that in the Wake of the . Raid on Libya it would be next to impossible for the Reagan administration to discourage or criticize any israeli move against Syria. Shultz reaffirms support for Aquino Manila Philippines a Secretary of state George p. Shultz met with president Corazon Aquino today to assure her of . Support for her government but Rule out increases in Aid beyond million already pledged. Shultz made no comments to reporters after his 40-Minule meeting with mrs. Aquino at a guest House next to the presidential Palace. However he earlier said the filipino government should concentrate on rearranging the Economy rather than asking for More . Assistance. Weather the for 8 . Not. Sat., May 10 Low temperatures showers ram flumes Snow fronts Snow rain slam West by the associated press Snow piled up in sections of Montana to Day and prompted travellers warnings in Wyoming while rain and thunderstorms ranged from the West into the nation s midsection. A Flash flood watch was posted in Central and North East Texas. Thunderstorms overnight extended from Southwest Texas into North East Texas after spawning a Tornado in Edmund okla., on thursday that damaged houses and caused injuries a storm warning was in effect in the mountains and Foothills of Central and East Ern Montana. Snow was a foot deep in the mountains of Central Montana and More was predicted. Snow prompted travellers advisories were issued for Northwest Wyoming. Nation showers forecast for saturday for parts of Mon Tana and North Dakota and in a band from Minnesota to Texas. Snow in parts of Montana Idaho and Wyo Ming. Ohio Clear tonight. Lows in Low to mid-40s. Sunny saturday. Highs 60s and 70s. What s ahead fair on sunday Chance of showers and thunderstorms monday and tuesday. Highs in 70s and Low 80s during the period. Lows mostly in 50s. Lake Erie winds Easterly 10-20 knots tonight and southeasterly 10 20 knots saturday. Waves tonight 3-5 feet. 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Edwin Edwards took a million bribe for allowing his business associates to build health care projects Worth million. . District judge Marcel Livaudais instructed jurors thursday in the retrial of Edwards and four others accused of fraud racketeering and other charges. The jury was to begin deliberations today. Edwards his brother Marion and three of their business associates Ronald Falgout James Wyllie or. And Gus Mijalis Are accused of using their political influence to obtain state certification for Hospital and nursing Home projects in which they held interests. If convicted the governor Wylie and Falgout each face up to 245 years in prison in fines and confiscation of any proceeds. The first trial ended dec. 18 with a Hung jury overwhelmingly in favor of acquittal. 96.7% of Texas teachers pass test fort Worth Star Telegram Austin Texas a better than expected 96.7 percent of Texas educators passed the literacy test that teachers have fretted and fumed Over since the legislature imposed it As a condition for keeping their jobs. It s great to be alive in Austin Texas today. The teachers did. State education commissioner Bill Kirby beamed in announcing test results thursday to the state Board of education

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