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Franklin News Herald (Newspaper) - April 5, 1986, Franklin, Pennsylvania County scat newspaper it news Herald showers forecast on Page 2 109th year no. 32,946 Franklin a. Saturday april 5, 1986 30 newsstand blast kills two injures 155 Berlin apr a bomb exploded Early today in a packed nightclub killing an american Soldier and West German woman and injuring 155 people including at least 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 it said 44 americans were treated at . Military facilities for injuries and five to to others were believed to have been treated at w est German hospitals. The statement released by the . Army Europe Headquarters in Heidelberg West Ger Frankli nites vacationing in Florida this Winter were surprised to see their granddaughters name on the sports Page of the St. Petersburg paper. Jennifer Pokluda was one of the swimmers from Stanford University Palo Alto calif., which set a . And Mcaa record in the women a 200-Yard Medley relay at the Mcaa women a swimming and diving championships at the University of Arkansas recently. Jennifer is the backstroke segment of the relay team which also includes Kathy Smith Jenna Johnson and Diana Zock. Their time was i minute 40.22 seconds. Jennifer a Sophomore at Stanford is the granddaughter of or. And mrs. . Callan her Mother being the former Maria Callan. The Poilu Das live in Houston Texas. More balloons launched As part of a student weekly Reader program have been found locally. Bret Reitz of Cooperstown Star route found a balloon in his Back Yard March 26. It was launched by Chris Sie Hucek of the . Blott school in Youngstown Ohio. Bret called Chrissie to let her know the balloon was found and she will notify him later if her balloon travelled the greatest distance in the class. Ralph Walker of Sandy Lake also found one in a Field owned by Frances elder. It had been released from Odon elementary school in Indiana by second grader Ryan Graber. The balloon carried a message card which will be returned to the child by Glenn elder la grandson of mrs. Elder. Former miss Crawford county Sharon stones career continues to soar. April 12 at 9 ., she will be seen As the costar of Robert Desiderio in the Abc to television Pilot of a emr. And mrs. if the Pilot Sells it will become a regular series on the network. She recently completed two action movies As the costar of Richard Chamberlain. Her parents reside at West Springfield. Former area residents can be found nearly anywhere on a recent trip to Cleveland a Hopkins Airport a reporter from the news Herald developed car problem sat 2 had to Stop at a Holiday inn at the Akron exit on the Ohio Turnpike. After making a Telephone Call the reporter got into a conversion with the Motel Security guard and found out he was formerly of Titusville. The guard Carl Gifford said to Tell All the folks in Northern Venango county and the Titusville area hello. Signs removed Washington National Park service workers prepare to dismantle a sign they Tore Down in Lafayette Park across from the White House Friday. The Park service has issued new regulations on the size and number of protest signs that can be placed in the Park a wire photo gunman frees hostage 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 hands raised and releasing his captive unharmed police said. A the surrendered voluntarily a said Richard Rochford a Deputy police superintendent. A the saw the police superintendent on to and he Felt he was treated fairly. He simply told us in a willing to come out and he came a crowd of residents in the usually quiet North Side neighbourhood 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 after the siege by too police officers began at 3 Thursday. Youth faces charge for Capitol threat Harrisburg apr an 11-year-old who called in a bomb threat that cleared gov. Dick Thornburgh and state workers from the Capitol building will be charged with making terroristic threats police said. The youth said he a wanted to blow up the Capitol and a get the representatives a a when he made the Call Friday said Stephen Gardner a spokesman for the department of general services. The youth whose name was not released was apprehended and released to his parents. He will be charged in juvenile court said Carlisle police sgt. Jack Woodward. The youth placed the Call from a Telephone at the Wilson Middle school in Carlisle at 10 22 ., saying the bomb would go off in two hours Gardner said. The Call was placed to a 911 number operated by the Cumberland county emergency services network which has sophisticated tracing equipment Gardner said. A the Call was traced Back to the phone Booth and subsequent interviews by Carlisle police identified the youth a Gardner said. Uniformed Capitol police officers moved through the main Capitol building after the threat was made looking for suspicious objects Gardner said. Capitol police addressed workers through the buildings Public address system asking occupants to Clear the Capitol for an hour beginning at noon while the search continued Gardner said. A we kept reassuring him that he be Hurt a Rochford said of the negotiations leading to paschos surrender. The alternative Rice had told reporters Friday night was a violence and police entered the apartment building where Pasch had held the woman 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 suffers from a heart condition was taken to Illinois masonic Hospital where she was treated and released said or. Max d. Koenigsberg. She was a visibly shaken and she showed anxiety a the doctor said. A she was very tired and very Koenigsberg said mrs. Wiwatowski did no to want to make any statements. No charges were immediately filed police sgt. Raymond Gawne said. Pasch prepared breakfast Friday for his hostage hours after he shot and killed two of her dogs and threw their bodies out a window said John Townsend Deputy police superintendent. 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. Many said an undetermined number of West germans were injured. West Berlin officials said 30 of the 155 injured were in serious condition. 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. Separate claims of responsibly were made by Anonymous Telephone callers on behalf of a West German terrorist group and a previously unknown Arab group. Neither claim could be independently confirmed. . Ambassador Richard Burt visited some of the injured americans in a . Military Hospital and vowed the United states would help track Down those behind the attack. In Washington defense department spokesman it. Cmdr. Ross Kudlick said he believes a some percentage of the injured will be . Service the disco was popular with . Soldiers. Officials at the . Army a regional medical Center in Lan Stuhl West Germany said 25 of the injured americans were flown to the Hospital and that one was in serious condition. West Berlin police spokesman Dieter Piete told a news conference he could not confirm or deny news reports that the attackers May have crossed into West Berlin from communist East Berlin. The reports cited unidentified West Berlin government sources. Warehouse fire leaves 20 Hurt san Francisco apr As Many As 30 people May be missing after a blast and fire levelled a Block Square warehouse injuring at least 20 people and causing an estimated $10 million in damage officials said. A search was to be conducted today said assistant fire chief Charles Cresci. The fire roared out of control for nearly four hours after it started Friday afternoon with a blast that lifted the roof off the two Story Bay View Industrial Park and Bent a corrugated steel garage door too Yards away. Twenty people were taken to hospitals where two were in critical condition. Paramedics also treated an uncounted number for minor injuries at the scene. The explosion knocked out Power to nearly 4,000 Homes and businesses in the Blu Collar neighbourhood of Southeast san Francisco. Several blocks remained without Power Well into the night. Before the fire was contained at 7 15 ., a column of dense smoke Rose 3,000 feet Over san Francisco Bay. It was not known How Many people May have been trapped in the building Cresci said late Friday. A we heard numbers thrown around a three people to people 30 people. Who knows hopefully its Zero. A there were Many businesses in operation and normally at that time of the afternoon there Are several dozen people working in the building. In a sure Many got out. Some Are in the Hospital. We re trying to make the numbers add up to what there should Cresci said the search was delayed until today to give the ruins a Chance to Cool and to allow Rescue workers time to determine who was still missing from the 120 workshops and other businesses in the converted Tannery. He and other fire officials estimated damage at $10 million but said the figure could climb. Vince Lehmann who works at a moving company a half lock away said a woman went running Down the Street. A she was trying to rip open a Metal Fence screaming a my kids my kids a a he said she had to be pulled away and it Wasny to known if she found her children. Fuel tank explosion claims 15 at air base Seoul South Korea apr an aviation fuel storage tank exploded and caught fire today at Osan air base killing 15 people including an american and injuring 13 koreans according to . Military spokesmen. The explosion occurred at the base 37 Miles South of Seoul during a fuel Transfer operation . Military spokesman Billy Fullerton said Here. Fullerton said an investigation was under Way to determine the cause of the explosion. He said the fire was brought under control after several hours. In Washington . Air Force spokesman it. Col. Larry Greer said a there Are initial reports of 13 korean National employees who were injured and 15 people who Are fatalities. We believe those to be 14 koreans and one a we also show one individual As missing. We done to know if that a korean or american at this time a said Greer. Fullerton said there was no indication sabotage or terrorism were involved a it was a contractor operation with a korean contractor. It was a fuel Transfer operation. In a not sure whether they were putting fuel in or taking fuel out. We have no indication it is anything but an Accident of some suspect denies Jet bombing Tripoli Lebanon apr a woman who identified herself As May Elias Mansur the name of a suspect in the bombing of a Twa plane that killed four americans today denied she had a role in a such a terrorist authorities investigating wednesdays bombing of Twa flight 840 had said May Elias Mansur was the prime suspect and italian police said she was a known terrorist. The woman who said she was is. Mansur spoke to the associated press today at the Headquarters of the syrian social nationalist party in this port City 50 Miles North of Beirut. She said she and her late husband Atef Danaf were members of the leftist party which advocates merging much of the Arab world into a single nation and had carried out attacks on israelis during israelis 1982 invasion of Lebanon. A but i done to undertake such crimes that kill innocent people and children. Not a politician a Diplomat or a military Man a she said. The woman showed a lebanese passport identifying her As May Elias Mansur 31. Several Tripoli residents and senior members of the syrian social nationalist party also identified her As the woman suspected in the bombing. Nikos Kokkinakis a senior greek Security police officer. Said Friday in Athens that a woman travelling under the name May Elias Mansur hew wednesday on the Twa Boeing 727 from Cairo to Athens and was suspected of concealing plastic explosives in the life preserver under seat 10f. The bomb exploded hours later when the plane was flying from Rojene to Athens with 122 people aboard. It blasted a 9-by-3 foot Hole in the Cabin Wall through which four american passengers were swept to their deaths. A a in a a woman and a Mother. I done to undertake terrorist acts against innocent children because i feel with their mothers a said the woman who claimed to be is. Mansur. The woman said she was on the Cairo to Athens Twa flight and that she watched from the transit lounge at the Athens Airport As the plane took off for Rome. A i was at Athens in transit for seven hours. I did not have a visa to get out of the Airport a she said. A before i got on my plane to Beirut i saw ambulances and lire engines and police racing on the Tarmac. There was panic but i did no to know what was greek officials had said is. Mansura a flight to Beirut took off shortly after the bomb damaged Twa jetliner made an emergency Landing in Athens on its return trip from Rome. Index Church news. .8 comics. .12 editorial. .4 financial. La Hospital. .3 sports. .9,10 television. .7 women a news.5 deaths Thomas Jan Howe Hydetown Road mrs. Florence e. Prather Sunset Manor Titusville. Mrs. Lois i. Tulloch Titusville re 2 mrs. Margie m. Webster Grove City Robert p. Williamson Grove City notices on Page 16 evening thought the Man with a new idea is a Crank a until the idea succeeds. A Mark Twain dial a prayer�?432-5615

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