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Fayetteville Northwest Arkansas Times (Newspaper) - April 5, 1986, Fayetteville, Arkansas Bomb kills g.i., woman miss a Lisa Gist 21. Of Stuttgart a a broadcasting student was named miss University of Arkansas in Competition Friday night. Gist who represents Kappa Kappa Gamma is shown tap dancing during the Talent portion of the program. She will compete in the miss Arkansas pageant this summer. Time photo by Richard Berquist storm tears through state by the associated press Trees fell on houses in Glenwood ark., rain flooded some hot Springs business and Hail smashed wind Shields near mount Ida As a Tornado laced Spring storm ripped through the state Friday no injuries were reported directly attributable to the weather according to de Claunch of the office of emergency service in Conway Bob Sweeden. Civil defense coordinator for Pike county in Southwest Arkansas said he was in Glenwood to Survey the damage shortly Atter a funnel Cloud was reporter on the ground at 4 50 . He said three Home were severely damaged three More were slightly damaged and the roof was taken off of a Mobile Home a the people were Home in most of them hut no one was Hurt thank the lord a Sweeden said. A those were definitely twisting winds the Trees inside editorial4 family scene.3 sports.8-9 Peoples page5 entertainment12 classified.10-12 Legal notice Sll on contract Bridge 12 were twisted Ott about Halfway up and fell every which Way. Definitely those were torn adic Sweeden said people in a Mobile Home struck by the Tornado were Home when the Root was blown off the trailer House on Arkansas 8 about a mile South of Glenwood. A they were eating supper when it hit a Sweeden said. A it looked like you had taken a can opener and peeled it open a Glenwood is about 80 Miles Southwest of Little Rock. He said the other houses were t Maged by Trees falling on them and by some parts of roofs blowing away. The people living in houses that Are no longer structurally sound were offered red Cross assistance s Weeden said but they All had family or friends where they could stay Power Crews were restoring Power to some areas that lost service when Trees fell across Power lines and citizens had used Power saws to Clear several county roads of Trees which had blocked them for a while Sweeden said Dona Wisener of Glenwood said by Telephone late Friday afternoon that a things were pretty rough Over Here a Little while she said she a a did t see any Tornado Quot but that Quot wind was blowing up in the Trees it was pouring rain anti Hail All at the same the National weather service said the Tornado headed toward hot Springs after touching Down at Glenwood. Berlin apr a bomb exploded Early today in a packed nightclub killing an american Soldier and West German woman and injuring More than 150 people including at feast 44 americans . And West German officials said. West German police identified the dead Only As a . Soldier and a Young West German woman withholding their names until their relatives could be notified. The . Army said earlier in a statement one of those killed a is believed to be an american but that is not yet positively determined. A the blast at 1 50 . Devastated the la Belle discotheque in the West German sector of the divided City. Police said at least 500 people were in the nightclub at the time and that the blast partially collapsed the ceiling shattered the facade and caused its Walls to buckle. Witnesses said a Small fire broke out but was quickly put out. Two claims of responsibility for the attack were made later by Anonymous Telephone callers. Neither could be independently confirmed. In Washington a defense department spokesman it. Cmdr. Ross Kudlick said the Pentagon has not been Able to confirm whether the injured americans were . Servicemen but said he believes a some percentage will be . Service the disco was popular with . Soldiers. The statement released by the . Army Europe Headquarters in Heidelberg West Germany said 44 americans injured in the explosion were treated at local . Military facilities. Of those. 25 were evacuated to american military hospitals in West Germany. The . Army statement said five to to other . Citizens were believed to have been treated at West German hospitals. There were also an undetermined number of West germans injured in the blast the statement said West German authorities said More than 150 people had been Hurt and that 30 were reported in serious condition. Chief government spokesman Friedhelm Ost said a the cowardly attack hit us As much As our allies our american friends who guarantee the Freedom and peace of Interior ministry spokesman Hans Guenther Kowalski told the associated press the bombing was a without a doubt an attack against the . Allies and is most probably connected with International in Berlin a caller told a West in third Day of siege sup p a act denies rating bomb a laser photo West Berlin police search the debris of a nightclub following an explosion at the club this morning. Two people were killed and about 150 injured in the blast. Agency that a group the a anti american German news at calling itself Arab liberation front had planted the bomb. West Berlin officials said they had not previously heard of the group. In London an Anonymous caller claimed the attack was conducted by the Holger Meins commando a West German terrorist group. The commando is linked to to West Germany a red army faction one of Western Europe s most notorious leftist terrorist groups a caller claiming to speak on the commandos behalf Aiso told a news Agency in London in March that the group had carried out the feb. 28 assassination of swedish prime minister Olof palme. Kowalski said the bomb was a homemade device weighing an estimated six to to pounds. He said West German Security officials would assist West Berlin police in the investigation. In Santa Barbara Calif. White House spokesman Peter Roussel said president Reagan vacationing at his nearby ranch had been notified of the blast by Donald Fortier an official of the National Security Council. A we have received reports that a number of people have been injured including some americans and apparently there have been some fatalities but we have no details a Roussel said. At least 500 people were in the night spot at the time of the blast a police spokesman said. More than 150 people were reported wounded and 30 were listed in serious condition police said. The powerful blast caused a partial collapse of the discotheques ceiling and buckled Walls in the ground floor night spot. Witnesses said a Small fire broke out after the explosion but was quickly extinguished. The blast shattered the nightclubs facade and blew out windows in surrounding stores. Scaffolding set up along the front of the five Story building in which the club was located buckled but did not collapse. More than 6,000 . Soldiers Are stationed in West Berlin. In the last incident involving . Forces in the City an anarchist group blocked a . Military train travelling into West Berlin in november 1984 by piling tires and Oil tilled canisters across the tracks and setting fire to them. No injuries were reported. According to West Berlin statistics 37 arson and bomb attacks took place in the City in 1985. West Berlin is More than too Miles inside communist East Germany and is administered by the United states Britain and France under a world War ii agreement that gave the soviet Union control Over the sector now known As East Berlin. Gunman surrenders Chicago apr a gunman who killed his landlord and a police officer and held a 74-year-old woman hostage for 35 hours surrendered Early today walking out with his Hanas raised and releasing the woman unharmed police said. A the surrendered voluntarily a said Richard Rochford a Deputy police superintendent. A the saw the superintendent on to and he Felt he was greatly fairly. He simply told us in a willing to come out and be came out a a crowd of residents in the usually quiet neighbourhood on the City a North Side stood at police lines to watch the surrender two people shouted a shoot him shoot him a police superintendent Fred Rice had made repeated televised appeals to the gunman identified As John Pasch jr., 57, to give up since shortly county jail May be built within a year after the siege by too police officers Egan at 3 . Thursday. The alternative Rice had i reporters Friday night was Lenc and police entered the apartment building where Pasch had held a the woman hostage and found a revolver and a Rifle Rochford said. He said no explosives were found. Pasch had claimed to have incendiary devices and police had said they believed him to be heavily armed with at least three weapons. The hostage Jean Wiwatowski who according to authorities lived in the apartment next door to Pasch and had a heart condition was taken to Illinois masonic Hospital for observation Rochford said tie stressed a a Hospital spokesman said a she appears Fine. Athens Greece apr police Are seeking passengers from an Athens bound Twa flight who May Haw seen a woman suspected of hiding the bomb that Tore open the Jet and killed four americans. A statement issued in Lebanon denied her involvement the statement distributed to news organizations in the North lebanese port of Tripoli on Friday was purportedly signed by May Elias Man sur the name officials say was used by the prime suspect in wednesdays bombing of Twa flight 840 italian police say she is a known terrorist the statement said is. Mansur would sue everyone a who falsely accused her of involvement in some thing she a had nothing to do there was no Way to authenticate the statement. Egyptian officials have confirmed that a woman named Mansur Board cd the Boeing 727 in Cairo while it was on an earlier Hight from the egyptian capital to Athens and Rome. It. Washington the state depart ment said the cd Airo Airport had been inspected last month and met International Security standards but would not comment on the possibility the bomb was put aboard the plane in Cairo. Greek officials said is. Mansur got off the plane in Athens and took a Middle East airlines plane to Beirut Lebanon the bomb went off on the Twa Jet As it was flying Back to Athens from Rome. The explosion blew a jagged 9-by-3-foot Hole in the plane s fuselage through which the four americans were swept to their deaths. Steve Heckscher Twa spokesman in Athens said is. Mansur a is the prime suspect. That a the leading supposition a he said the woman had undergone a body search at the Cairo Airport by an egyptian policewoman a was part of routine Security measures a and that her Luggage was searched by egyptian and Twa Security. Greek officials said they were a never alerted that she was a suspected terrorist map laser photo John Pasen surrenders to police Early today in Chicago ending a 35-hour siege in an apartment building. Fasen allegedly shot and killed his landlord and a police officer before taking a woman hostage in her own apartment. A a she a just tired hungry and a lit. Pipes Pasch maae his hostage breakfast Friday Only hours after he shot and killed two of her dogs and threw their bodies out a window said John Townsend Deputy superintendent of the Chicago police department. Townsend said Pasch an unemployed machinist also had asked police to pick up a paycheck and a set of tools he left at his last Job. But Pasch has repeatedly talked about committing suicide and told negotiators he had drawn up a will said Rice. The standoff began shortly after 3 . Thursday when the gunman shot and killed his landlord and a police officer at his House then barricaded himself inside the woman a apartment next door with his hostage. Pasch was thought to be armed with at least a handgun Shotgun and a Rifle authorities said. Police sharpshooters were poised on roofs. At midday Friday Rice said Pasch apparently does not believe promises being made by negotiators in declined to specify the promises. Townsend said Pasch is keenly interested in the to coverage and a wants to know what Channel every thing is the hostage s sister Mary Wagner spoke by phone with Pasch Ana a made a plea to end her ordeal a Townsend said by Bill Lonon times staff writer the new county jail May be completed within a year instead of the i12 to two year time Frame originally projected county judge Charles Mson announced thursday at a meting of county officials architects general and subcontractors that comes As Good news to All concerned with the project for As Newton Hailey of principal architects Hailey Powers and froning explained a it s taken us six years to get to this with excavation work already Complete Genera contractors Pmj of Little Rock Are preparing to secure the site next to the new Greer Plaza the old Hatfield parking garage just North of the old Ozark theater operating in already tight quarters on a Complex project construction Crews will have to close off most if not All of the paved county parking lot Between Greer Plaza and the construction site. The lot will be needed to prepare or a a stage materials and equipment. Johnson urged the firm to not close off any More of the lot than absolutely necessary saying a we knew we might lose 30 spaces but that a a lot different than losing 70. It s hard for the Public to understand when trying to find a place to Park to pay their taxes or Bills when they see a lot fenced off with nothing in Don froning said the first Christian Church parking lot one Block North of the site might could be used for parking the vehicles of construction workers eliminating some of the congestion. He said Church officials would be contacted for permission. The project completion deadline has been set at sept i 1987, according to Bob Kelly representing the architectural firm adding that damages would he assessed at $200 per Day if the completion is late. Additional bids for detention equipment and furniture and electronic Security systems Are set for opening april to. A Date has not been set for opening bids for Kitchen and laundry equipment. News briefly Man shot a 21-year-old Fayetteville Man suffered a gunshot wound to the neck around 1 05 a in. This morning in an altercation at the Chuck Wagon liquor store on South school. Detective it. Bobby Williams said a second 21-year-old Man who apparently fired the shot from a .38-caliber handgun was detained by the owner in the liquor store. The victim was transported by ambulance to Washington regional medical Center where he was taken into surgery. Williams said several witnesses were interviewed about the incident but that no arrests have been made Case reports on the incident will be turned Over to the prosecuting attorneys office for consideration of filing formal charges Williams said and police and sheriff s deputies Are continuing the investigation no further details were released girl gets liver by the associated press a 3-year-old Arkansas girl emerged from surgery at Dallas Early this morning 15 hours after the Start of the operation to give her a new liver and a Hospital spokesman said she was in critical but stable condition. The operation on Little Ashley Stafford the daughter of Steve and Carolyn Stafford of Reyno in Randolph county began at 3 30 pm Friday according to Ann Cummins administrative supervisor for children a medical Center in Dallas. A nursing supervisor who declined to give her name said this morning that the surgery ended at 4 30 am a apparently without she said it would be a Day or two before doctors would be Able to offer a prognosis on Ashley a Likely Progress area deaths Middleton Robert Fayetteville memorial service sunday. Diven Gladys Johnson funeral monday. Peterson. Harriett Fayetteville. Cremation. Hogs Hammer us Patterson a grand slam highlights 15-6 win. See Page 8. What makes pigs Happy turn to Page 12 and find Sunshine tonight fair witha Low in the lower 50s. Light and variable winds. Sunday sunny and mild High in the mid 70s. Map on Page 2.saturdaythe Public interest is the first concern of this newspaper vol. 118�?number 292 Fayetteville Arkansas saturday april 5, 1986 phone442-6244 24 pages�?25<

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