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Greensburg Daily News (Newspaper) - May 20, 1983, Greensburg, Indiana Special Section the daily news congratulates the class of our prayer lord prepare me so that my destiny is befitting to your will. Amen. Uses 228-980 Greensburg daily news 89th year a no. 120 Southeastern Indiana a Foremost newspaper copyright @ 1983 Greensburg Dolly Newt Friday May 20, 1983 Greensburg ind. Please Call us. With a Story or picture idea 663-3111 8a.m.to4p.m. A to subscribe or for Home delivery assistance 663-3111 25 Man injured Columbus ind. Up two people were Hurt and four others arrested during Brick throwing incidents thursday and Early today at the strike bound Stadler packing co. Police charged four members of local 167 of the United food and commercial workers Union with criminal mischief. Authorities said the Brick throwing incidents came after company officials began hiring replacement workers. Arrested were Anna Taylor 48, Hollie Tolbert 40, and Clarence Fries 44, All of Columbus and Charles Lee jr., 36, North Vernon. Treated at a Hospital and released were Victor Meadows 25, Greensburg and Steve Mcnamee 24, Sisters a special pitch in dinner and a celebrity roast is being planned for wednesday May 25, to Honor sister Ellen Miller and sister Jacinta Stein of St. Mary a Catholic Church Here both of whom were assigned recently to out of town posts. The dinner and roast will be sponsored by St. Mary a Parish and will be held at St Mary a school gymnasium beginning at 6 . Several persons Are scheduled to a a roast both of the Sisters including father John Geis Eva Westhafer Ana Dick Baldwin. The pitch in and a a roast is open to any person wishing to give their farewells to the two popular members of the Community. Both sister Ellen and sister Jacinta will leave for their new posts next office the Mobile office of congressman Phil Sharp will visit 14 communities in the 2nd District during the week of May 23. The office will be in the parking lot of Keillor a restaurant Here in Greensburg Between 1 45 and 3 . Tuesday May 24.outside500 forecast Indianapolis up the National weather service issued the following special forecast for the Indianapolis 500 time trials on saturday skies will become mostly Cloudy but it will remain seasonably mild with highs from the Low to mid 70s. There will be a Chance of showers but the probabilities will Only be around 30 percent. Tile Chance of showers will remain around sunday along with the mild temperatures. Indiana partly Cloudy tonight with a Chance of showers. Low in the 50s. Becoming mostly Cloudy with a Chance of showers saturday. Highs in the 70s.inside two sections 24 pages abby.8 classifieds.8,9 comics.7 lifestyles.3 obituaries.2 opinions.4 sports.6, 7 television.2 tuckered out freshman Paul Tebbe of Greensburg gets a Little support thursday after completing the 3200-meter run at the Shelbyville sectional. Tebbe ran 10 52 in the 3200, roughly two Miles. Story and More photos on Page six. Daily news photo by Gary Hufferd Library service available for All county residents All residents of Decatur county Are now Welcome to use the services of the Greensburg Public Library free of charge effective immediately according to Library director Alice rust. Rust told the daily news thursday the Library a Board of trustees in an informal session recently voted to offer the City Library services to All county residents despite the fact that county property owners will not be taxed for the use of the facility until next year. The final contract Between the county Board of commissioners and the Library Board was approved earlier this week but funds from taxes to support a county wide contractual facility will not be available until next year. As a stipulation to the contract four county residents will be appointed to serve on the Library a Board of trustees. Rust added thursday. Two of the persons will be appointed by the Decatur county Board of commissioners and two by the county auditor. The appointments should be made prior to the Library boards next monthly meeting scheduled for tuesday May 31, at 4 . At the Library. County residents wishing to obtain their free Library card Are now invited to Stop by the Library Are urged to sign up for special programs offered by the Library in both the adults Section and the children a extinguish Blaze at Burney residence $3,000 damage the Burney Clay township Volunteer fire department extinguished a fire in an attached garage at the Lloyd shorty Cochran residence South of Burney thursday evening holding damage to approximately $3,000. Fire chief Terry Adams said a cracked thimble to the flue for a Wood stove in the garage workshop was blamed for the fire which started in the North outer Wall and spread to the roof. Or. And mrs. Cochran were Home but unaware of the Blaze until a passing Motorist and neighbor Debbie Whipple stopped and told them their garage was on fire. The Call came in to the fire department at 6 30 . And two trucks were dispatched immediately to the Cochran Home on or 300s just South of Indiana 46. A Call for assistance was placed to the Letts Volunteer fire department which responded with five men and two trucks. Firemen were Able to confine the flames to the one Wall and a portion of the roof. Damage to the Frame Structure approximately 20 by 30 feet was estimated at $3,000, with no damage to the contents or the adjoining House. United fund setting sights on 84 drive by Karen Mckinley the Success of the 1983 United fund Campaign was made possible Only because the residents of Greensburg and Decatur county a gave of themselves like never before a resulting in a Campaign that set a record and exceeded its goal of $99 too by nearly $3,800. Those were the words of 1983 United fund president Robert Frensemeier who addressed outgoing and incoming officers volunteers and others present at thursday nights annual meeting of the Decatur county United fund. 1 Frensemeier who commended 1983 Campaign chairman Tom bums for a a fantastic Job and outstanding leadership a reported on the financial status of the organization backing his statements with an audit report prepared by Robert Scheidler of Union Bank and Trust co. That report showed the annual Campaign receiving total pledges and Cash donations totalling $102,779.80, a sum which included proceeds from the United fund Barbecue and other special projects in addition to the Campaign drive. The financial report also showed a health contingency fund for the Decatur county United fund with a current balance As of april 30, at $24,366.60. That fund it was explained is set aside for emergency use and could be used if the fund drive failed to reach its goal in a Given year. It was also pointed out at thursday nights meeting that United fund executive Secretary Marilyn Woods has earned the Agency substantial amounts through investments such As certificates of Deposit. A total of $67,500 has been deposited in six separate cd a most of which Are used at various intervals to meet monthly allocations to United fund supported agencies. Also last night prior to Frensemeier stepping Down As �?T83 president Campaign chairman Burns was presented a plague from others associated with the United fund in a show of appreciation for his work on the fund drive the past year. The presentation was made by outgoing president Frensemeier. The position for the next years fund drive chairman remains vacant it was explained last night but an announcement of a drive chairman and co chairperson should be made in a matter of weeks. It chiefs named for next year the election of officers for the coming year and appointments of committee members were also on the Agenda of last nights annual meeting of the Decatur county United fund with Willard Ricke taking the reins As president of the organization for the coming year. Serving with Ricke will be first vice president Toni Collins second Vic president Bill Greiwe and Secretary treasurer Tom bums. Marilyn Woods will remain executive Secretary of the organization. Those appointed thursday night to the United funds social agencies committee for the coming year include Greiwe who will act As chairman and Glenna Froedge Bob Frensemeier Jerry Reese Larry Evans and Jennifer Gauck. Appointed to the budget committee for next year was Tom bums chairman will Ricke Toni Collins and Bill Greiwe. Both the social agencies committee and the budget committee will meet june 13 at 6 30 . At the Decatur county Myca. During that meeting representatives of agencies supported by the Decatur county United fund will be Given the Opportunity to state their needs for the coming year to the United fund committees in preparation of a budget for next year. Also appointed last night were members of the United funds Public relations committee. Tom bums will serve As chairman with Ann Colson of were radio station and Karen Mckinley managing editor of the Greensburg daily news to serve As committee members. Announcements of new volunteers for Jackson and Washington townships were also made thursday night. Beulah Blauvelt will serve on the Jackson township committee while Peg Miller Tom bums and Bob Frensemeier were appointed to the Washington township committee. Burns commended for successful Campaign by outgoing president Bob Frensemeier passenger calms Hijacker new York up a a passenger who calmed an upset Hijacker and interpreted for him was credited with bringing a peaceful end to the third Domestic air plane hijacking this month. Eastern airlines flight 24 was taking 132 people from Miami to new York when it was commandeered thursday by a Man who claimed to have a bomb and demanded to go to Cuba to see his family. Passengers said the Spanish speaking Man was highly agitated even while waiting for Takeoff at the Miami Airport. Cuban officials arrested the Hijacker when the Boeing 727 landed at Havana a Jose Marti Airport and allowed the plane to resume its flight. All but five of the remaining 124 passengers got off the plane at Miami. Those five plus the seven Crew members flew to new Yorkus la Guardia Airport. Officials credited passenger Amy of Brien of Jamaica with helping end the hijacking peacefully by translating for the Man and calming him. About 20 minutes out of Miami the Man gesturing wildly announced he had a bomb and demanded to be flown to Cuba. Identified from the passenger list As a pc. Arias a he displayed what he said was a bomb. The device looked like a string of Cigar holders or dynamite which the Hijacker wore around his neck and was attached to wires and a set of batteries passengers said. A the Man said Over and Over a Cuba Cuba i want to go to Cuba or i will blow this plane up a a said is. Of Brien. A Oliie Hijacker looked very agitated and miss of Brien calmed him Down a said Philip Perlman of Miami who was flying with his wife Anita. A at the end of the flight the two embraced a Perlman said. A the told her of Brien to Tell the passengers he meant no harm and he was sorry about the whole Perlman said the Hijacker Shook hands with several passengers before being taken into custody. A it came to me in a few seconds a this Man who is obviously deranged could blow us up in the air. It was terrifying a said mrs. Perlman. Fri spokesman Chris Mazzella complimented the actions of is. Of Brien As a very instrumental in communicating Between the Hijacker and the a she really took Over a Mazzella said. Dorinda Wenck of Miami said she saw the balding Middle aged Man at the Miami Airport before passengers boarded the flight. Mazzella said the Hijacker had missed an earlier flight before obtaining a seat on the Eastern sees Summit with Andropov talks of election decision in 84 Washington up a president Reagan sees a Likely Summit next year with soviet Leader Yuri Andropov and indicates he is feeling the pressure to make an announcement on whether he will run again. In an exclusive interview thursday with United press International the president 72, said he has never Felt better in his life and his age and health would not be factors in his reelection decision. A i know there a a time coming soon when i must in All fairness make a decision a he said. Aides have been saying for months Reagan would put off an announcement until about labor Day but his 1980 Campaign cohorts have been urging an earlier decision and seeking to Lay the groundwork for him to run again. In the 30-minute interview in the Oval office Reagan said a a Summit is Likely Quot with Andropov next year and despite Strong anti american language from the Kremlin contacts Are continuing a at every he replied a no. No. No. when asked if there had been any confrontations with Moscow that threatened to escalate to a nuclear Exchange. Reagan revealed that Early in his presidency attempts were made to negotiate with cubans Fidel Castro he has repeatedly accused of fomenting revolution in Central America. Quot we actually tried to make contacts and it a amounted to nothing a Reagan said. On the Middle East Reagan said he expects to notify Congress today or saturday he is lifting the ban on Sale of 75 f-16 warplanes to Israel in View of the israeli lebanese withdrawal agreement. The Sale was blocked last june when Israel invaded Lebanon. Reagan said he Hopes Syria which rejected the pact a will not want to become isolated from its Arab neighbors who support the Accord. Syria has refused to allow presidential envoy Philip Habib to return to Damascus charging he is a a hostile to arabs. said Syria has indicated it would be receptive to another visit by Secretary of state George Shultz and he would a Send him in a minutes if he could persuade Syria to pull its troops out of Lebanon. On the possibility of a soviet Summit Reagan called a Summit a Likely. I can to give you a time a he said. He said he would a not be optimistic about this year. Possible a More possibility of next As he has said repeatedly Reagan insisted a Summit must be preceded by an Agenda a in which you both agree there Are some things you can probably resolve by meeting and then you get together and meet. A so far there a been no indication of that a Reagan said. A Reagan Andropov Summit next year would coincide with the presidential election. The president said it was not a a reluctance on the part of Andropov that has delayed a meeting of the Heads of the nuclear superpowers but rather suggested the former Kab chief has been Busy consolidating his position at the top of the Kremlin Hierarchy. A a it a apparent Andropov is settling himself into his government making the changes a Reagan said. Please see Reagan Back Page

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