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Fayetteville Observer (Newspaper) - December 7, 1984, Fayetteville, North Carolina
2a the Fayetteville observer Friday. December 7, 1981 Byrd challenged Washington apr sen. Lawton Chiles of Florida claiming Senate democrats need a More dynamic Public spokesman for their own political survival is waging a Surprise Battle to wrest the position of Senate minority Leader away from Robert c. Byrd of West Virginia. Chiles 54, conceded he would have a hard time defeating Byrd who has been his party a uncontested Leader for the past eight years but to declared a a it a time for new faces and in a a new marxism outdated peking up a China dealing a fatal blow to once unquestioned communist party doctrine today declared marxism outdated and inadequate As a guide for building a Modem nation. An unprecedented front Page editorial in the official communist party Organ people s daily said the works of Karl Marx founding father of marxist philosophy Are obsolete. A Marx died 101 years ago. His works were written More than too years ago. There have been tremendous changes since his ideas were said the unsigned Peoples daily commentary. Doctor charged Morton. 111. Apr a medical school chief of pathology was charged with fatally stabbing his estranged wife during a scuffle at the family a Home Over the division of furniture in a divorce settlement authorities said. Or. Joshua a. Fierer. 47. Underwent five hours of surgery at St. Francis Hospital and medical Center in Peoria for a severe knife wounds to his hands a said his attorney Thomas Penn. Fierer was in serious condition today a Hospital spokesman said. Dirty War Austin. Texas apr University of Texas workers Are hoping explosives will scare off More than 40.000 dirty noisy Birds that hav e taken Roost on Campus. A there Are 40,000 Grackles and 3.000 pigeons going to the bathroom simultaneously. They leave a ton of manure on the Campus every night a said David Mck Lvcy a naturalist hired by the University to coordinate Bird removal. Work Crews wednesday night used a pistol that shot the whistling firecracker like explosives Over the Trees where Birds had settled in for the evening. Motherly dog Spring Mills. A. Apr a Chubby dog named Belle has astonished her owners by taking Over the care and feeding of three Kittens whose Mother was killed by a car. Belle a 5-Ycar-old Beagle who never had pups nurses her adopted children and spends Days with them lounging on the Straw at the Centre county farm of Russell and Isabel Mark. Gun kills Little Rock apr a customer in a dry cleaning shop was fatally shot in the head by a Bullet from a gun in a women a purse after the woman dropped the bag and the weapon discharged police said. Or. Peter r. Douenburg 41, had taken some clothes into the cleaners thursday morning when Phyllis Campbell 31, entered. Detective it. Bobby Thomas. Is. Campbell dropped her purse a .25-caliber pistol in the purse discharged and the Bullet struck Dornenburg in the head Thomas said. Light lunch Washington apr they did no to talk about the time she referred to him and president Reagan As a the Gipper and the nor was there any mention of the Day he used off color language to boast he had whipped her in a debate. There were no apologies offered or expected. When vice president George Bush and rep. Geraldine Ferraro sat Down for lunch thursday in his executive office it was largely Light hearted talk about their families and their future and rehashing the Campaign when they were rivals in the first Man versus woman vice presidential race. Wanted experienced offset negative stripper coh for appointment Fayetteville office Supply 41>�. Awl St. 333-0163 Pearl Harbor heroes honoured on anniversary Honolulu up a three firefighters killed during the japanese Surprise attack on Pearl Harbor arc finally receiving recognition for their heroism. The men members of the Honolulu fire department that struggled to save . Planes during the bomb raid on dec. 7, 1941, were to be posthumously awarded purple hearts during ceremonies aboard the .s. Arizona memorial today. They were killed As they fought to prevent fires from destroying aircraft inside a Hanger at Hickam air base. Drawing water from a bomb Crater filled by a broken water main the fire crows hosed Down the planes to keep the flames at Bay. Capt. John Carreira and capt. Thomas Macy died when a japanese bomb Fei through the Hanger roof. Fireman Harry tuck Lee Pang was killed outside by a machine gun burst from a japanese plane. Six other men who answered the military Scall for help in the attack which plunged the United states into world War ii were awarded purple hearts in 1944. The japanese attempted to destroy the . Pacific Fleet by bombing airfields and military installations around the Island of Oahu. In a precision three wave attack torpedo planes and dive bombers hailed bombs onto a battleship Row a followed by a wave or bombers and another attack by dive bombers. Within two hours the Fleet was in ruins. Eighteen ships were destroyed or damaged 2,409 american servicemen and civilians killed and another 1,178 people were wounded. The attacked also destroyed 188 aircraft on the ground and damaged 159. Although nine battleships were hit six were repaired and later took part in the Pacific War. The three destroyed were the Arizona now the site of the memorial the Utah which remains where it Sank and the Oklahoma which was raised and then sunk off Honolulu to Clear the Harbor. A shipyard whistle is to sound bringing All activity at the Pearl Harbor military base to a halt at the exact moment of the attack 13 years ago. There will be a moment of silence to Honor the dead followed by a Volley of gunfire from an Honor guard and a flyover by a Squadron of air National guard planes. In private services aboard the memorial 25 Veteran and civic groups arc to present wreaths in Honor of the dead. Flowers from the wreaths Are to be thrown into the water around the sunken Arizona the final resting place for More than 1,000 men. Hijackers continued from Page i a on . And French targets. They later agreed to extend the deadline but officials did not say what new deadline was set. One of 30 passengers freed thursday said the hijackers went through the Kuwait airways a-300 Airbus after they commandeered it tuesday asking who was american. Two passengers said they were . Citizens. Shahida Kahn said in Karachi where she was flown on a Swiss aircraft. A they killed one american and threw the body from the plane like an she told lbs. A the was american and he was not dead at that time. They closed the window so the people can t see anything. The ambulance took that Peron to the Hospital and he she said she was afraid because she is a naturalized american and heard that two other americans had been killed thursday but she did not know for certain since All the women and children were herded in the first class Section As two americans were brought to the plane s doors. A after some time we listened to gun noise and they said there was an american in the front a said Kahn who was bom in Pakistan. Minutes after agreeing to extend the deadline today the hijackers broke off radio Contact with the control Tower from where iranian and kuwaiti negotiators pleaded for an end to the Hijack a now in its fourth Day. The state departments leading anti terrorism expert Robert Oakley said the government of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini May be sympathetic to the hijackers and reluctant to intervene in the crisis. A Why Are they not Able to solve this one we feel there a great sympathy if not support and collusion a Oakley told abcs a night line program in Washington a White House spokesman refused to comment on whether the United states thinks Iran is collaborating with the hijackers. A we Are being very cautious about what we say because lives Are at stake and we would not want to do anything that would cause any additional actions on the part of the terrorists that Are holding the passengers a he said. On thursday the hijackers marched two passengers to the planets staircase and shot them to death As the other hostages sat helplessly roped to their scabs Irna said. One of the dead was believed to be an american William l. Stanford an employee of the Agency for International development who lived in Karachi Pakistan. In Wausau wis., the family of Charles Hegna. 50, a state department employee for 20 years from Sterling va., said department officials told the family they were 99 percent certain Hegna was killed aboard the plane tuesday. The third person killed on the Airliner was believed to be a kuwaiti. Revising previous figures. Irna today said a at present there Are 66 passengers on Board and so far 99 passengers mainly women and children have been released in three stages through the efforts of the officials of the islamic Republic of the Agency did not explain the change. Fund continued from Page a Nettie Wilkins 2s.h in memory of d. B. Cole. 2s.0q or. And mrs. John g. Booth.20.00 Donald and Patricia joder.2s.00 George and Mildred downs.5.00 Darrell smith.50.00 Comer d. V Anglian. 2000 Edmund t. Tar batton.20.00 Gwendolyn timmerman.5000 Walter and Catherine while.10.00 Richard and Rita rabic.5.00 Horace and Bobbie flanigan.2s.0q Virginia b. Sirn Bens. 50.00 Wade and Jeanne macmanas.10.00 John p. Hulk. �l.q6 in col. And or. John r. s. Of cw4 Reb Thomas and Dora Purser jr.10.08 Marie and Robert w. Dole.15.00 c. E. Arthur and slice fyutchey.25.00 Bobby and Margaret perkins.5.00 or. And mrs. Austin goodman.12.00 or. And mrs. Robert granger.10.00 Genevieve d. Alves. 20.00 ii. Col. And mrs. A n. Sclgle.12.00 Boyce m. Dorsett. 10.00 Wilson and Bernice reitz.25.00 Kenneth r. Poe Ham. or. And mrs. Howard l. Mason. 15.00 Richard and Darlene woodruff.5.00 r. Ii. A ume res. 10.00 sgt. Richard and Sandra k. Punke .25.00 or. And mrs. John Wilson. 25.00 or. And mrs. Harry s. Shanklin jr.5.00 John and Beulah Wood Yard. 20.00 Herbert Marshall or. .5.00 y v ovine m. We Lack. 25.00 Thomas and Mary williams.25.00 com Elmer and Wessic richards.30.00 or. And mrs. A. T. Malasan or. 25.00 Marie bocot.10.00 Ernest and Carole kington.100.06 Andre and Emily carson.2.00 Lloyd and Chiyoko murayama.20.00 c. Stuart and Wanda beach.20.00 Thomas and Arleane m. Riley.10.00 Ellery and Bath britt.5.00 Thomas and Louise s. Leach.20.00 Rogers and Berec inc.25.00 Paul and Dorothy johnson.5.00 Austin and Jean baker.10.00 Carl a. Samuelsou.25.00 Keith and Victoria nightingale.12.00 Mary e. crash continued from Page 1a Day morning and will wait until its Light to remove the Hill said. The cause of the crash was not immediately known but Faa spokesman Roger Myers in Atlanta said visibility was seven Miles and a the weather was no a was far As we know there was no communication with the added Dick Smith aviation director of Jacksonville sport authority. Aba said the 19-passenger plane was making its fourth trip of the Day Between Jacksonville and Tampa. Before being grounded. Aba flew about 4,000 passengers daily to 35 cities in the Northeast and Southeast. Fire and Rescue workers had to struggle through the swamp to reach the wreckage and called a Bulldozer to free several fire Rescue units that stuck in the muck a some several feet deep. The Faa pulled a bad a License nov. 9, charging it with improper aircraft maintenance and using unqualified pilots. The 31-year-old airline with Headquarters in Naples and Boston began limited flights nov. 26 and resumed full service tuesday with its Fleet of 105 aircraft. Live wire continued from Page i a Holiday tree farm in Linden said business has been so Good since thanksgiving his Trees probably will be sold out by the weekend. The other two tree farms arc a Frank Digrasso farm it. I Wade four Miles East of Intcrstatc-95 on . 13 toward Newton Grove. Digrasso has red Cedar Trees that sell from $6 to $35. The farm is open 9 a.rn.-5 . Monday through saturday and from 1-5 . On sunday. For More information Call 323-2716. # Carlos Edge tree farm. 24 Miles Southeast of Fayetteville toward Bladen county. From Fayetteville take . 53 for 11.5 Miles to the Cedar Creek fire Tower. From there take . 1002 East for 10.8 Miles and then turn left on . 1331 for 1.7 Miles. Edge has Virginia Pines for Sale on tuesdays thursdays and saturdays from 9 . To 5 ., and they can be Cut by the customers or the owner. All Trees Are $20 and Range in size from five to seven feet. Edges Telephone number is 125-2729. Live wire was unable to locate other sources for cutting Trees. A fort Bragg Public affairs office spokesman said Trees Aren t allowed to be Cut from the reservation. However Trees that already have been Cut Are available free to Active duty military personnel and dependents As Well As for use in offices on Post. They will be Given away beginning tuesday behind Hedrick stadium on Long Street. Call q. Can live wire help me locate a watch which we mailed to the Westchester watch repair company in Mamaroneck n.y., to be repaired we mailed the watch in August and i wrote the company in november when we had t received the watch. The letter was returned marked a out of a . A. Live wire locate the company through the Telephone company information service or through the Westchester Putnam and Duchess counties better business Bureau in new York. But there is still Hope. A spokesman for the Westchester county department of consumer affairs promised to Send you a complaint form to Aid in their search for you. After the Agency gets your written complaint along with copies of All letters invoices and cancelled checks they can try to track Down the firm for you the spokesman said. Mcnamara backs Westmoreland at lbs libel hearing new York apr retired Gen. William c. Westmoreland a $120 million libel suit against lbs has become a Mother lode for Vietnam War historians providing Access to people and documents that shaped the events of the Era. On thursday former defense Secretary Robert s. Mcnamara broke a 16-year silence to testify on behalf of Westmoreland at the same time revealing his own dealings with Congress and the Public. Mcnamara echoed Westmoreland a explanation that disputes Over enemy troop strength reflected a honest differences of opinion among intelligence analysts not an attempt at deception. Westmoreland 70, says he was defamed in a 1982 lbs documentary a the uncounted enemy a Vietnam deception a which accused him of concealing the truth about enemy strength from president Lyndon b. Johnson and others. Westmoreland a is a person of tremendous integrity with whom i had major policy disagreements but who served his country Well and who i had the highest regard for a Mcnamara said. A if or. Westmoreland had conspired to deceive the president and me he could not have done so a he said. A and even if he had succeeded in deceiving the president and me it have made any difference because i did not believe the War could be won Mcnamara who ran the Pentagon from 1961 to 1968, said he had concluded by the Middle of 1966 that the War could not be won on the Battlefield. Lbs lawyer David Boies cited news articles the congressional record and transcripts of Mcnamara a background briefings to demonstrate Mcnamara told the world a different Story from the one he says he told the president. Reporters at the background briefings were not allowed to quote Mcnamara by name instead they had to cite unidentified a defense department sources. At one news conference As Mcnamara departed for a visit to Saigon in july 1967, a reporter asked if a the War is turning into a kind of a no a said Mcnamara a i think on the contrary. As Gen. Westmoreland has pointed out in recent weeks in Saigon the military operations the Large unit military operations continue to show very substantial efforts to a a pacify the Countryside he said were going less Well. At a background briefing three months later Mcnamara told reporters a i do not know any qualified military observer National or foreign who believes there is a military on thursday Mcnamara insisted those were Tho views of the uniformed officers who took a much More optimistic position and not his own. His own Hopes for a relatively Early settlement were based on political efforts such As a secret initiative by former Secretary of state Henry Kissinger then a private citizen who had made Contact with North vietnamese Leader to Chi Minh through intermediaries. Boies however introduced a previously top secret May 1967 memo from Mcnamara to Johnson warning that Hanoi would be unwilling to negotiate before the 1968 . Elections and urged the president to a press on energetically with the military pacification and political programs in the Mcnamara argued in the memo against the major troop buildup Westmoreland was advocating which would have pushed . Manpower to More than 650,000, and warned it could a Lead to a major National disaster and War with China. Imported German foods just arrived East coast s largest selection Christmas specialities Dresdner Stolon All butter remt Loflen Numberger Lebkuchen aloft Wor Mochty a Boum Behig adverts Korun Marzipan it Frlj Wiir -1--__� no Smooch Mande on Haxo Timmse fuer Den Fri Kuchen fuer Den Gabent Uch Tosco eau de Cologne 4711 get Henke Scholl flatten Topes Deutsche Beecher adv ends a deader Knus Pechous Spek Datius Embran Bohnen Idomir Vonsteine Nikon is Bock Wooten Zucker hut Mondamin Gutsin or. Oetker Koc Buecher Mohn bad Formen Pfeffe Moese Pra Finen a tee sent Gewurz a sock foremen essence a Imp. 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