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Garden City Telegram (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Garden City, Kansas Garden Valley retirement Village National nursing Norrie week the Public is invited to Garden Valley retirement Village to help us celebrate National nursing Home week. Mother s Day Tea 2 30 pm balloon lift off at 10 00 am 1 00 pm mayor George Hopkins crowning of King amp Queen. 1 00 pm cake walk 7 30 pm program in Chapel Western Wear Day 9 30s am country store Craft items amp homemade goodies. 1 00 horse shoe crazy hat Day 1 00 pie throw 3 30 ambassador future of . Bases at stake West Bank protest airmen slain fair Wmk i 1 ends with injuries by guerrillas in Philippines Manila Philippines apr negotiators began talks today on the future of . Military bases in this country a Day after suspected communist guerrillas shot and killed two american servicemen near one of the installations. Truncheon wielding police fired tear Gas at hundreds of anti bases protesters during a series of running confrontations through the streets of the capital. At least 42 people were arrested and five hospitalized witnesses and police said. Protesters mostly students retaliated by throwing Small homemade bombs at the police. Similar rallies were scheduled throughout the Day and Security was tight for the talks which opened at the Central Bank building with about 500 police on hand. Five truckloads of riot police were deployed in front of the main Gate at Clark air base because of a planned rally against the bases later today. . And philippine officials had expressed fears that the communist new Peoples army would try to kill americans before the talks on extending the lease on Clark and Subic Bay naval base As Well As four smaller facilities. The lease is set to expire sept. 16,1991. As the talks opened the chief . Negotiator condemned the killings of two . Airmen near Clark on sunday and assailed the a a banditry of communist rebels blamed by authorities for the attack. A this brutal and Clumsy attempt to drive a wedge Between the United states and the Philippines will fail a said Richard Armitage a former assistant Secretary of defense. Police capt. Gener Mangum said it appeared the rebels were responsible for the killings because of the style of the attack. Two or three filipinos approached the americans and shot them in the Back of their Heads with .45-caliber pistols the rebels favored weapon in Street killings. The dead servicemen were identified by air Force officials As air Allenby Bridge Jordan apr police backed by tanks today hurled tear Gas at thousands of demonstrators who tried to enter the israeli occupied West Bank during a pro palestinian March. Scores of demonstrators were injured in the Stampede and ambulances evacuated people to the nearby Shoukeh Hospital. Many of the participants in the March collapsed on the ground As police smoke bombs and tear Gas canisters exploded in the Middle of the crowd estimated at More than 20,000 people. The army and police had instructed the crowd to Stop at a Point 700 Yards from the Bridge Over the Jordan River to avoid inc Ensing the israelis on the West Bank on the other Side of the River. But when the demonstrators arrived at that Point after a one hour walk from Hajdaj City three Miles to the North about 2,500 demonstrators tried to run toward the wooden Bridge disobeying police orders to Stop. A there was nothing else for us to do a said a riot policeman. A we had to Stop them by Force. Otherwise they would have penetrated into the israeli Israel seized the West Bank from Jordan during the 1967 Middle East War and a palestinian uprising against the occupation has been simmering for 29 months. The first tear Gas canister was tossed into the crowd at 11.15 . 4 15 . Edt exactly one hour after the March began. Dozens of smoke bombs and tear Gas canisters followed in the next 15 minutes forcing the crowd to disperse. Palestinian flags portraits of palestinian figures and anti american and anti israeli banners the demonstrators had waved during the March were left lying on the ground. The March was organized by 120 Arab unions and profession associations to Mark the 42nd anniversary of the . Partition plan that sliced British mandated Palestine into jewish and Arab states. Truncheon wielding police disperse anti-.-base protestors today a later photo near Manila s Central Bank building site of talks about the bases future. Man John h. Raven 19, of Delta Junction Alaska and airman James c. Green 20, of Craig Colo. A companion airman in Randall Moore 23, managed to escape. They were among 280 airmen and support personnel assigned to the 8th aircraft generation Squadron on temporary duty from Kunsan air base to Miles South of Seoul South Korea. Police rounded up More than 200 people for questioning in the attack but no charges were filed. The Navy banned off Post leave for the 40,000 troops defense department civilians and military dependents at . Installations in the Philippines. Eight americans have died in politically motivated slayings in the Philippines since april 1989. On May 4, suspected rebels killed american Marine gunnery sgt. John Fredette near the Subic Bay naval base 50 Miles West of Manila. The rebels made no claim of responsibility for sundays killings. But in a Media statement the new Peoples army denounced the bases talks. A the spa pledges that All its territorial and unit commands All officers and men will carry out their Mission to the last Man if necessary of expelling . Imperialism out of our country a the statement said. In Manila about 3,000 militant workers gathered in a City Square As speakers denounced the bases. A americans must be driven away a Crispin Beltran chairman of the May first movement a labor federation told the crowd. A and those who refuse must be buried president Corazon Aquino told reporters the government was taking a fall necessary measures to protect americans but a we cannot guarantee a too percent fail Safe Protection. No government she has refused to say whether she will agree to extend the lease for the bases among the largest outside the United states. Armitage said the bases help provide stability in the far East but that the United states would leave if politicians take Over process of uniting East West Germany filipinos wanted the installations closed. A if you ask us to leave leave we shall As expeditiously As possible and with our Pride fully intact a Armitage said. A if we do not truly believe that there exists a compelling Mutual interest Between the Philippines and the United states then we have precious Little to discuss other than the terms of an amicable separation. A a the municipal mayors league of the Philippines today presented Aquino with a copy of a Resolution approved last March endorsing retention of the bases. The league said the installations contributed to the nations Economy As Well As regional Security. But opposition to the bases has been increasing because a growing number of filipinos believe they infringe on National sovereignty. Criticism intensified after Congress Cut $96 million from the Bush administrations request for Aid to Manila. Tax advantaged investments East Berlin a politicians were moving to take Over the process of unifying Germany this week after a group of technical experts found Only limited Success in meshing the economies of two nations. The party of West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl lost control of the upper House of parliament on sunday another serious political Jolt for Kohls push to quickly merge his country with East Germany. Expert delegations from both Germany Over the weekend completed the draft of a state treaty that is to serve As a basis for an economic currency and social Union of the countries by july 2. But West German government spokesman Dieter Vogel conceded that one of the touch Iest issues of unification a How to shift East Germany a government owned property to the private sector a has been put on the Back Burner. A negotiations will be continued this week on a political level a Vogel said in Bonn on sunday. Kohl was scheduled to meet this evening with East German prime minister Lothar de Maiziere in the first formal talks Between the leaders on unification. West German finance minister Theo Taigel also planned to meet his East German counterpart Walter Romberg in East Berlin today. Details of the weekend agreement were not immediately released but they Likely flesh out some of the details of How West Germany a currency will become the currency of East Germany this summer. West Germany already has said it will Trade the East German Marks for West German Marks at an equal 1-1 rate for salaries pensions and Small savings accounts. The West German newspaper Welt am sonntag also reported on sunday said that West Germany agreed to provide More social guarantees to students and elderly people. But the decision to postpone negotiations on converting East German property to the private sector indicates that serious disagreement exists. East Germany has demanded some limits on foreign ownership of East German property when it becomes private. Welt am sonntag reported that East Germany wanted to prevent West germans and foreigners from buying up property and instead wanted them to Only be Able to lease it until the year 2000. The newspaper said Bonn rejected the proposal arguing that it would hinder private investment necessary to bail out East Germany sailing Economy. Virtually All industries and property in East Germany Are state owned under the former socialist system that will give Way to a free Market. Many East germans fear they will lose control of the land on which they live or farm. East Germany a left leaning social democrats also Are pushing the conservative de Maiziere to demand Job Protection for East germans and compensation for Price increases that Are expected when East Germany moves to a free Market. Farmers and factory workers have staged several protests in recent weeks demanding Protection from foreign imports. The social democrats the Junior partner in de Maiziere a coalition government have threatened to resign if they Are dissatisfied with the agreement. There Are signs that East Germany is seeking to slow Down the furious Pace of negotiations. 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