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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - May 20, 1983, Darmstadt, HessePage 2 the stars and stripes Friday May 20, 1983 news update new Mexico Sunset Albuquerque . A the new Mexico Sun has published its last edition seven months after it was started As an attempt to provide an alternative to the City s two major corp. Of Des Moines Iowa announced it was discontinuing publication of both the new Mexico Sun and the Rio Rancho newspapers which employed 45 people had been published an distributed free. Egypt Oil Price hike Cairo up Egypt is Rais ing its crude Oil prices by 25 cents a barrel on june 1, Petroleum ministry officials have confirmed. Officials said non open Egypt has notified customers the Price in creases will affect two of its three grades of will increase its Best qual Ity Suez blend crude to $27.75 barrel from $27.50 and its Bela Yim crude to $26 from $25.75 a barrel effective june 1, officials s heaviest Ras Gharib crude will remain unchanged at $23.25 a barrel officials said. Satellite s Saga Washington a space Agency scientists have raised a mis fired communications satellite an other 550 Miles above Earth reach ing the Midway Point in Maneu Verso put the payload in a stationary Small Jet thrusters of the $100 million tracking data and relay satellite were fired during two separate Burns to raise the pay Load to an orbit ranging from 17, 924 Miles to 22,105 Miles in Alti tude said Gene Gurney a National aeronautics and space administration spokesman. The first Burn which lasted a hour ended when the temperature of one of the thrusters exceeded 247degrees fahrenheit Gurney said. After the thruster cooled a second Burn began and lasted about an hour and 51 satellite was launched april 4 by astronauts aboard the space shuttle challenger. It went into an elliptical orbit when a rocket stage misfired. Kidnapping Case Tulsa okla. A a Man who allegedly abducted his son from his sex wife and later appeared on television with Phil Donahue to Dis cuss his action has been arrested Here authorities said. Wayne r. Anderson was arrested on a Colorado warrant when police raided the apartment where he was living with his son Eland according to boy was reunited with his Mother Willow Lynne Cramlet of Arvada colo., who had not seen him since he was taken by Anders Onat the age of 3 in 1979. Cramlet won a $5.9 million Sui against Donahue s production com Pany after the firm refused to Teller where her former husband was living after he appeared on the show in 1981.anderson has been a fugitive since a warrant was issued for his arrest by a Colorado judge in 1981, charging felony interference with child arrest was coordinated through stolen children information Exchange of Fullerton Calif. House votes contempt citation against sex Epa Deputy Lavelle Washington up the House voted 413-0 wednesday to hold Rita Lav Elle in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about allegations of politicking and mismanagement in the environmental Protection Agency s hazardous waste cleanup program. Is. Lavelle s refusal to Honor a duly authorized subpoena is an act of Defiance to the legitimate authority of the con Gress rep. Al Gore d-tenn., said of the former top Epa official. The citation was approved without Dis sent but rep. George Wortley r-n.y., voted no explanation of wort Ley s vote was immediately available. The total included 255 democrats and 158 re , fired As assistant environmental Protection Agency administrator feb.7 by president Reagan was the second top Agency official cited for contempt As Parton congressional investigations of the superfund toxic waste cleanup program. Anne Burford who resigned As Epa administrator March 9, remains under contempt citation the House voted in de citation against Lavelle will be for warded to the Justice department for presentation to a grand jury. Contempt of Congress is a Misdemeanour punishable upon conviction by a maximum Fine of up to $1,000 and As much As a year in jail. There was no immediate comment fro Lavelle or her lawyer. Lavelle testified before a Senate com Mittee and a House subcommittee but re fused to answer a March 21 subpoena de manding her appearance before the House Energy and Commerce oversight and investigations subcommittee. The panel is one of six congressional groups investigating charges of Sweet heart deals with Industry conflicts of in Terest by Epa employees and mismanage ment of the $1.6 billion superfund. Officials question nazi relic dealer reporter won t talk about Hitler diary hoax Frankfurt a authorities began interrogating jailed nazi memento dealer Konrad Kujau on thursday but the other key figure in the Hitler diary hoax journalist Gerd Heidemann still declines to talk the prosecutor s office said. Questioning of Kujau began thursday and probably will continue for several Days Peter Beck of the Hamburg state prosecutor s office said. The spokesman said he could not Dis cuss details of the interrogation. But the probe is certain to focus nowhere 44-year-old Kujau obtained the Handwritten volumes and who swindled Stern Magazine out of the 9.34 million Marks $3.8 million it paid for them. Beck also confirmed that investigators had searched Heidemann s riverfront Hamburg Home for a second time but said nothing new was turned up. The 51-year-old journalist a collector of third Reich Memorabilia has refused Tobe questioned by authorities according to Beck. In West Germany the accused always has the right to remain silent Beck said. Kujau has chosen to talk but Heide Mann at this time has said he will neither Heidemann nor his attorney could be reached thursday to explain the reporter s refusal to undergo questioning. Investigators confiscated papers from Heidemann s Home office and yacht in an initial search last weekend which coincided with searches of Kujau s Home and military regalia shop in Stuttgart. Beck said the material seized was still being examined and that it would be pre mature to discuss the contents. Kujau s attorney Rolf Schmidt die Mitz was not in his Stuttgart office thursday afternoon and could not breached for comment. In a statement is sued last week Kujau said he purchased the diaries for Stern from a Man in communist East Germany whom he identified Only As Herr Stern said it gave Heidemann 9.34 Mil lion Marks in Cash to Purchase the diaries of Adolf Hitler from an unknown has said he delivered the Money in several instalments and collected the diaries piece by piece. But Kujau said Heidemann handed Over Only 2.5 million Marks about $1 Mil lion for the journals which the Federal archives exposed As fakes two weeks after Stern began publishing excerpts from of the Money has been reported recovered. Stern has since fired Heide Mann and filed fraud charges against the reporter with the Hamburg prosecutor. Heidemann proclaimed his innocence at a news conference at his Home two week Sago. The Telephone was unanswered at Heidemann s Home thursday and his Frankfurt attorney Egon Geis did not return charges have been filed in the Case. However Kujau has been jailed since monday for suspected fraud. According to German Law he could remain under investigative custody for six months without charges being filed. A judge then can of. Tend the custody if the investigation Fin Complete. Beck said earlier there were no grounds to hold Heidemann in has acknowledged his role As middleman in the diary Deal but insisted he believed the diaries were claimed Heidemann had assured him that experts retained by Stern had authenticated them. Kujau also dismissed As absurd Media speculation that he forged the diaries himself. Reagan fulfils an ambition funny and on fhe record Washington a the presi Dent of the United states assured that his appearance at the White House news photographers association s an Nual dinner wednesday night was of the record confided in his audience i be been waiting years to do with that Ronald Reagan his Tuxedo and the majesty of the presidency not withstanding raised his hands beside his head put his thumbs to his ears and wiggled his fingers. A 5-year-old could t have done i better and the president and his Audi ence of professional photographers and their guests roared in laughter wednes Day president s funny face was car ried live on a Span a service providing television coverage of Many Washington events for Cable operators around the s Washington outlet was carrying the was not immediately Clear whether the president had been informed that hews being televised. Reagan kept his remarks on the Light Side with the exception of a closing comment about the accuracy of pictures runners raise funds for Are Stuttgart the dragon dash born of a bet Between two 32nd army Ai defense come officers has raised More than $500 for army emergency Relief a spokesman from the 3rd in 71st air defense arty spokesman said the Money was raised when More than 500 runners donated $1 at the beginning of the idea for the run originated about six months ago when it. Col. Gary e. Epperson commander of the 3d in 71st air defense arty bet Brig. Gen. Donald r. Infante Deputy commander of 32nd army air defense come that 500 of his unit s soldiers would beat the general Over five spokesman said More than 300 soldiers beat the general. Fifty seven beat Epper son. Versus news stories. On a newspaper or Magazine Page i always look at your work first and so does everyone else he said. If the written or broadcast Media could capture the truth As accurately and consistently As you do the Ameri can people might have a better perspective on Many issues of the then he quipped if you d All just remember my Best Side is my right Side my far right i like photographers delivering his Brief remarks with the sure timing of a standup comic the president said i like photographers you Don t ask then he added i like your motto one picture is Worth 1,000 the president said he knew that Cam eras had lenses wide enough to capture the Field of democratic presidential candidates but they Aren t wide enough he said to get All their and a Darkroom he said was a place where photographers develop their Pic Tures and a room used by democrats As a think

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