Greenville Record Argus in Greenville, Pennsylvania
8 Mar 1980

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8 Mar 1980

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Greenville Record Argus (Newspaper) - March 8, 1980, Greenville, Pennsylvania Weather periods of rain and possibly a thundershowers. High in the mid 40 p. Rain changing to occasional Snow tonight. Low tonight near 30. Colder with Snow flurries sunday and a High near 35. 132nd year a no. 58 Greenville record arg us want ads 588-5000 serving upper Mercer county Pennsylvania Greenville pa., saturday March 8, 1980 forecast showers or Snow flurries monday and turning colder through the period. Lows in the 20s and highs 35 to 45. Cold tuesday and wednesday with Snow flurries Likely. 20 cents daily. By Carrier weekly hostage Transfer snarled by the associated press a spokesman for the militants at the . Embassy in Tehran today threatened to refuse to Transfer the 50 american hostages to the ruling revolutionary Council at All if demonstrations of support for the militants continue to increase. A crowd of several thousand gathered outside the . Embassy today the third Day in a Row chanting slogans of support for the militants and urging them not to Transfer the americans held captive for 126 Days. The demonstrators have also demanded the iranian government not Compromise with the United states. A a they re supporting the students not to let the hostages go out of the compound a said the militants spokesman reached by Telephone from the associated press offices in Bonn Germany about 8 30 . Est. A they say a we Trust the students and they the americans should be kept by the students until we get the Shah a if this demonstration increases probably we would not give any of those hostages to the revolutionary asked whether the handover Freedom of hostages stalemated in Colombia by Joe Frazier associated press writer Bogota Colombia apr efforts to free the hostages held at the dominican republics embassy Here appeared stalemated today after a third round of face to face talks failed to yield a Compromise Between the government and the guerrillas holding the captives. As in the previous negotiations since the embassy was seized to Days ago the talks Friday took place in a beige Van parked near the front of the besieged building. The rear doors of the Van have been removed so the guerrillas inside the embassy can watch the goings on. Once again a woman her head masked by a Hood represented the guerrillas. She was accompanied by mexican ambassador Ricardo Galan one of the 14 ambassadors and acting ambassadors still held hostage along with at least a dozen other captives. Galan appears to be acting As a go Between. Deputy foreign ministers Camilio Jimenez and Ramiro Zambrano again spoke for the government in the one hour 13 minute session the shortest to Date. A government statement said the officials a presented a detailed layout of the government contentions and for her part the representative of the occupants of the diplomatic seat reiterated those demands of her the statement said talks would resume sometime next week. There was speculation they would not be held before monday because of local and no show space ship disappoints brazilians by Bruce handler associated press writer Rio de Jamero Brazil apr about 50,000 brazilians hoping for a close encounter with a space ship from Jupiter jammed onto a farm near Rio today Only to have their expectations dashed when the predicted Dawn arrival time came and went without a sign of Jovian visitors. A a lot of people were frustrated of course a said Hera Mir Ramirez police chief of the nearby town of Casimire de Abreu. A but most Are leaving calmly and we Haven to had any incidents of violence. What we do have is a tremendous traffic Ramirez who estimated the crowd at 50,000, had called in 350 state and Federal police to Deal with the mass of people flooding his tiny Hamlet of 6,000 residents. Word of the forthcoming a a visit had been hot news in this nation of 120 million since last weekend when a brazilian Farmer told a National television audience he had Learned by a a telepathy that the space ship from Jupiter would be Landing on his farm today at 5 20 . A 3 2 . Est. That news brought tens of thousands to the farm about 75 Miles East of Rio. They kept watch through the night Many sitting in cars and others sprawled across the rolling Valley ringed by mountains. Temperatures hovered around 70 degrees As Dawn broke and the arrival time passed with the Sun the Only visible orb in the sky. Edi Licio Barbosa the Farmer and Long time ufos aficionado who first announced the coming was no where to be seen after the Jovian fiasco. Authorities said they did not know where he was. A on a scale of 1-10,�?� said one self styled ufos expert a a Barbosa a credibility has hit interviewed on one of the nations most popular to talks shows last sunday Barbosa said the people from Jupiter were coming to return a brazilian helicopter Pilot snatched in 1976 by the Crew of an earlier probe from Jupiter. Indeed a chopper Pilot disappeared mysteriously on a flight off brazils Atlantic coast in that year. Celio Sarzedas the mayor of Casimire de Abreu banned the Sale of alcoholic beverages to prevent possible disturbances by disappointed ufos watchers if the visitors from Jupiter fail to show up. But the police chief said the vast crowd was surprisingly Well behaved. Cantata rehearsal a reviewing music for the upcoming Reynolds Community cantata Are from left Jack Espey organist Bob Moore pianist and Merrill Espey director. The cantata. A hallelujah what a Savior a will be Sung by a group of about 30 Community members on Palm sunday March 30, in the Reynolds High school auditorium. Record Argus photo Reynolds to celebrate season with cantata about 30 members of the Reynolds area Community Are celebrating the easter season by staging a Palm sunday cantata to Benefit an area Charity. Various churches of different denominations in the Reynolds and Transfer area were notified of plans for a cantata and volunteers have been rehearsing every sunday for the Benefit according to Norman Morrison an organizer of the event. The last such Benefit cantata was staged in 1971 and benefited the county crippled children a saturday special. To of sirloin Steak potato salad Roll and butter. Hilltop restaurant 25 Conn. Lake re. Society. Organizers Haven t yet decided what Charity will receive contributions from this years cantata. The 45-minute cantata entitled a hallelujah what a Savior a will feature several local soloists including Diane Ruhlman Lois Canter Shari Morrison Dave Woods Norman Morrison and Lester Morrison. Merrill Espey will direct the singers and accompaniment will be provided by Jack Espey on the Organ and Bob Moore on the piano. The cantata will begin at 7 30 .m., March 30, in the Reynolds so will be no in High school auditorium. There regions elections scheduled for sunday. Observers said the talks appeared to be snagged on the guerrillas demand that the government release 311 persons the militants claim Are political prisoners. The government says the 311 persons Are not political prisoners but were jailed for civil crimes. Spokesman say the government does not have the judicial Power to release them. The other major guerrilla demands included Safe conduct out of the country for themselves and their hostages and payment of a $50 million Ransom. Informants have said agreements May be near on both issues including a scaled Down Ransom payment and Asylum for the guerrillas. The guerrillas members of a group known as19, took Over the embassy during a diplomatic reception on feb. 27, capturing 19 foreign envoys including american ambassador Diego Asencio and a number of other persons. They have since freed 24 persons most of them non diplomats. Asencio still a captive is reported to be in Good health and spirits. The austrian ambassador who was freed thursday because his wife is gravely ill told reporters Friday that the remaining hostages were in a an extremely dangerous situation that could end in a a catastrophic to the revolutionary Council would take place today the spokesman said a i doubt he said there had been no response from the Council to the militants announced refusal to Transfer the americans to foreign minister Sadegh Ghotb a Deh. Earlier one of the embassy militants refused to say whether the Transfer would be called off for the Day saying Only Many developments were possible in the coming hours. But he said Ghotb Zadeh a decision to address the iranian people sometime tonight indicated he would not go to the embassy today to receive the hostages. Ghotb Zadeh said he will address the nation apparently signalling at least a temporary postponement of today a scheduled Transfer after the militants said he had falsely claimed the americans Transfer had been approved by Iran a revolutionary Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. They said a Transfer was still possible but not with him in charge of the operation. Meanwhile state department officials in Washington said a things seem confused in Iran and doubted the Transfer would be made As scheduled. Militants holding the hostages announced they would hand Over control of the americans to the revolutionary Council at 5 00 . Local time 8 30 . Est. But in a separate announcement broadcast on Tehran radio and monitored in London they insisted they would not turn the hostages Over to foreign minister Sadegh Ghotb Zadeh appointed by the Council to handle the situation. They accused Ghotb Zadeh of lying to them by saying revolutionary Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini had ordered the americans transferred to the control of the Council. They said they wanted the Council to Delegate another representative to take custody of the hostages. New team a John Sears right fired As Ronald Reagan a Campaign manager for the Republican presidential Campaign met for More than an hour Friday with former president Gerald Ford at Ford s Home in California. Here Sears tells newsmen that he and Ford agree that the sex president could win the gof nomination if Ford enters the presidential race soon up Thornburgh bids for Japan China Trade Tokyo apr Pennsylvania gov. Dick Thornburgh was winding up a four Day visit to Japan today and was expected to leave for China in Hopes of getting the worlds most populous country to invest in his state. Aides said Friday that Thornburgh believes he has Laid the groundwork Here for increased Trade relationships Between Pennsylvania and Japan and that he Hopes to convince the chinese there is room for them too. One example cited were assurances by officials of Kawasaki steel which recently landed a controversial Low bid $80 million contract to build subway cars for the Southeastern Pennsylvania transportation authority that they will subcontract As much of the work As possible to Pennsylvania firms. Paul Critchlow the governors press Secretary told the associated press that Kawasaki More than 1,750 Greenville electric customers were without Power for More than an hour late last night because of a circuit problem caused by the rainfall according to Pennsylvania Power company a District manager James Topper. Much of Greenville a East Side and part of Hempfield township lost Power at about 11 05 . The Power was restored by 12 12 ., Topper reported. Topper said a a strange situation occurred when water seeped into a control circuit that operates a circuit breaker at the Greenville substation near the news briefs state unemployment rate drops Washington apr Pennsylvania a unemployment rate in february dropped four tenths of a percent from the january figure the . Labor depart ment reported Friday. The february rate was 6.8 percent compared with a 7.2 percent unemployment figure in january. Tim guard Dies in Accident Middletown a. A a guard at three mile Island was killed Friday state police said when she drove her car into the path of a truck As she left the nuclear Power Plant. Marion k. Zimmerman 28, of Enola pa., was pronounced dead at the site of the crash just outside the plants main Gate. The Accident occurred at 6 40 . Following the completion of mrs. Zimmerman a work shift. Trooper John c. Slembarski said mrs. Zimmerman drove her 1976 Plymouth Sedan from the Gate and onto route 441, and was struck broadside by a tractor trailer driven by Paul Barton of Mifflintown. Pittsburgh apr two Drivers were killed and a passenger was injured in a traffic Accident on the Ohio River Boulevard in nearby Avalon Borough. Killed Early Friday were John Mazzarese 21, of Emsworth and Leslie Ann Fitzgerald. 20. Of two die in collision township police Rooss reported. The Mazzarese vehicle went out of control while travelling at an apparent High rate of Speed police said. A passenger in miss Fitzgerald a vehicle was hospitalized. Nickel carrying Rig collides Pittsburgh apr no serious injuries were reported after a runaway tractor trailer carrying 45,000 pounds of Nickel collided with to other vehicles on the Parkway West. Five persons were taken to hospitals after the Friday morning rus hour pileup. The Only person admitted to the Hospital was a suburban Man who was reported in Good condition with a hip injury. Police said the flatbed truck driven by James Waite 29, of Brooklyn Ohio lost its brakes while descending Green tree Hill. Several other similar accidents involving trucks have occurred in the same area commuter flight schedule announced taken admission charge collection will be Tor a Chanty. Pittsburgh a the Allegheny commuter selected by us air to begin passenger air service Between Youngstown and Pittsburgh april i has set its flight schedule to provide seven round trips monday through Friday four on saturday and five on sunday. Weekday departures Are at about two hour intervals with the first at 6 50a.m. And the last at 7 20 . Arrivals from Pittsburgh will Start at 8 20 . And continue until 10 55 pthe new service will be provided with 30-passenger fuel efficient Turbo prop aircraft and will replace a two round trip per Day schedule now being operated by United airlines. Crown Airway will operate the Allegheny co Router also said it a will consider opening a Field office in Philadelphia. A the governor is rather satisfied with his visit a Critchlow said. A but this is Only the first step. We be got a lot of catching up to Thornburgh who arrived monday with his wife Ginny and representatives of to Pennsylvania industries said earlier the purpose of his visit to Japan was twofold a to sound out japanese companies on investing in his state and to examine the opportunities of exporting Pennsylvania products to Japan. His six Day visit to China includes stops in peking and Shanghai to attend a series of meetings with members of the China Council for promotion of International Trade. Thornburgh and his party also will visit the British Crown Colony of Hong Kong. A obviously China is a much More unchartered Market but we Hope to establish some sort of communication with the chinese a Critchlow said. Thornburgh s itinerary in Japan has included meetings with top officials of the foreign i Hospital break spurs tighter Security at far View Hospital rainfall causes mass Power outage Chenango River behind North water Avenue. Topper said nothing was damaged but that Penn Power personnel had some difficulty locating the trouble. This sort of problem has not occurred within the Post to or 15 years Topper said. A the circuits Are equipped with so Many safeguards that this kind of thing can throw you a he said. Greenville police were kept Busy directing traffic during the outage. Volunteer firefighters were called to help direct traffic where Stop lights were out. No a major disruptions occurred As a result of the outage polic d said. Harrisburg apr All staff and visitors at far View state Hospital will have to go through a Metal Detector As part of tougher Security measures instituted in the Wake of an escape by two convicted murderers. The welfare department ordered beefed up Security at the Wayne county Hospital for the criminally insane on Friday. Or. Scott Nelson Deputy Secretary for mental health said the Metal Detector has been moved to the front Entrance of the maximum Security facility. He said the Detector was operating but was not manned on sunday when a woman delivered a sub machine gun and two pistols to Russell shoats 37, and Clifford Futch 26, by hiding them under her skirt. The pair was captured three Days later following a three hour seige from their Mountain hideout not far from far View. Also captured was Phyllis Hill 26, who allegedly smuggled in the weapons. Two additional hand held Metal detectors have been purchased for far View Nelson said. In addition he said All patients will be searched before and after visits and far View a 508 employees will take an in service training course on search techniques. A the Steps we have taken this week Are designed to minimize the possibility that escapes can take place in the future a Nelson said in a statement. A management review team recommended higher Security and More restrictive visiting practices at the northeastern Pennsylvania facility. Other measures ordered include a the number of patients allowed to receive visitors at one time has been Cut from 12 to six. A All visitors and packages will be searched. A and the department has already begun recruiting for a new superintendent. Jii 111 he a a a a a Nance and Trade ministries and a briefing earlier in the week by . Ambassador to Japan Mike Mansfield. Friday morning Thornburgh had discussions with Mitsubishi corp., one of Japan a largest trading houses that is Active in development overseas of natural resources such As crude Oil and Mineral ores. Details of the talks were not immediately available. Afterwards Thornburgh met with executives of Jetro the Semi governmental Japan external trades organization. The talks Critchlow said focused on agricultural exports from Pennsylvania in the Field of poultry processed foods and Dairy products. Critchlow said that Jetro president Hisashi Murata indicated his organization will conduct seminars Here to acquaint prospective japanese investors with the business opportunities in Pennsylvania. In the afternoon Thornburgh called on Nissan motor co., Japan a second largest Auto manufacturer and maker of Dat Sun cars. Critchlow said Nissan which is known to be considering establishing a truck Assembly Plant in the United states indicated it had Pennsylvania under consideration. A basically we re trying to spread the word a he added. A a we be made some important contacts in Japan now we re looking to Stoneboro Man still serious Daniel Hazlett 39, Stoneboro re 2, was transferred to Allegheny general Hospital from United Community hospitals Hillcrest unit. Grove City Friday and was still listed in serious condition today. Hazlett was injured about 6 . Wednesday when he was thrown through the Windshield of his dump truck aft for it hit a tree along legislative route 43022 in Pine township according to state police at the Mercer substation. Electrical Short caused barn fire identical triplets a mrs. Mary Ellen Biber of Denver colo., proudly shows her identical triplets Friday at Rose medical Center. The infants left to right Sarah Jean in incubator Rachel Anne and Leah Marie were reported in Good condition. The bikers have one child already up Adidas to open Plant in state in association with us air. By Rich Kirkpatrick associated press writer Harrisburg a swayed by a ready made Plant and experienced employees the Adidas sport shoe company of Germany has decided to open its first american factory in Kutztown pa., within six months. Four of Adidas top officials informed the state Friday of their plans As they prepared to head Home after two Days of inspecting the site and negotiating with state officials. The company will invest several million dollars in advanced shoe manufacturing technology into the former 250,000 Square foot Briarwood shoe factory. After losing its contract with Sears Briarwood closed last fall throwing 250 persons out of work. The new Plant expected to produce 2,000 to 3,000 pairs of shoes daily by the end of the year will employ 250 initially and 500 eventually state officials said. Quot in a very pleased a said gov. Dick Thornburgh in a statement from Japan where he is trying to interest foreign companies into coming to Pennsylvania. A this is an example of the kind of teamwork Pennsylvania needs to increase Job creating foreign investment from around the financial details remain to be worked out. The states Industrial development authority and private financiers will provide Loans officials said. The Adidas delegation was headed by Alfred Bente director of manufacturing and production worldwide and a member of the Dassler family that owns the company. Sen. James Lloyd a Philadelphia Democrat who played a key role in attracting Adidas said Bente said he will move to the Kutztown area to personally oversee the Plant it she be the most modern shoe manufacturing facility in the world a it will be a showplace a he said. Pennsylvania which won out Over other bids from new Hampshire and Georgia was a late entry in the Competition. The break came in new York last october when Lloyd who owns a sporting goods store ran into his Friend Ralph Libonati president of lib co Adidas East coast distributors congressmen claims pregnancy could stymie draft of women Washington a a Pennsylvania congressman is against drafting women into the armed forces because a it would be too easy for them to get pregnant to avoid combat duty sources say. Republican rep. Dick Schulze refused to talk about his alleged statement on Friday but an editor and a reporter of a Small newspaper in the congressman a suburban Philadelphia District said he expressed the opinion at a recent dinner meeting. B t coins now highest Price for All phone 588-2649 paying Silver. Sources explained that Schulze a korean War Veteran said fear of facing combat could make a woman Soldier More Likely to try to become pregnant to obtain a medical discharge. Sources in the congressman s office confirmed that the congressman has aired that opinion but he declined to discuss it when called by a reporter. A the is not available for comment at this time the opinion expressed was Only one of the suggestions made in this office on that Issue a said Blet Sangrey Schulze s press Secretary. A we rave not yet arrived at a firm position Quot Cir of i the apparent cause of monday evenings Blaze which levelled a barn owned by Brookfield farms off Seneca Road in tuning township the state police fire marshal determined that the electrical fire apparently originated in the main breaker Box in the Barnes basement. I damage to the Burn a and equipment inside was estimated at a half million dollars. Inside l sports scene five local wrestlers Advance to class a Northwest regional Semi final tournament b a a Page directory Bridge 3 business news .3 Church to classified ads 8-9 comics. .9 crossword. .3 or Donohue. 9 editorial. 4 family Page. 5 Heloise 9 Ann Landers. 5 remember when 4 sports. 6-7 television .7 death record l Angelamasury Ohio. Mcadoo. 3, of Greenville record Argus uses 457 680

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