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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 18, 1982, Tokyo, JapanThursday november 18, 1982 Pacific stars and stripes pipeline Trade agreement was not really confirmed Washington a the Rea Gan administration has acknowledged that an agreement on East West Trade has not been completed even though such an agreement was announced by president Reagan saturday when he lifted the controversial pipeline sanctions. French did t accept it the French government one of the key prospective participants is denying that it has agreed to anything. French president Francois Mitterrand said Reagan s statement about an agreement did not Corre Spond to administration spokesmen said the details still not nailed Down Are minor and they see no reason to Back away from the president statement that the allies had reached substantial agreement to Aplan of action for trading with the soviet Union. Reagan had said in a nationwide radio address that the agreement made it possible for him to lift the controversial sanctions he had imposed against european firms injure for their help in building a soviet natural Gas said the allies had agreed not to engage in Trade arrangements which contribute to the military or strategic advantage of the user or serve to preferentially Aid the heavily militarized soviet Mitterrand said in Paris that lifting the sanctions which the europeans opposed reflected but he added that while France was negotiating with it sallies on an East West Trade policy France is not a part of that which May not even be an agreement. We Don t want France s Independence of decision to be altered by conversations which have not yet been agreed to by responsible announcement was Surprise a Diplomat from another of the european nations which he did not want identified said his government also was surprised that Reagan announced the agreement when it had t been surprised us that it happened All that quickly he said. But he said his country welcomed the agreement even though it still needs flesh on the France was one of the key nation involved in the negotiations along with the United states Britain West Germany and Italy. Larry Speakes the White House Deputy spokesman said that while there is no written document of the agreement the president considers it meetings with Allied ambassadors were held Over the Pas several weeks at the state depart ment in Washington to try to workout an agreement. Many opposed sanctions Many officials in the administration Felt the sanctions were a mistake and were causing More harm to the Alliance than they were to the soviet Union. The aim of the sanctions was to prevent or delay construction of the pipeline to punish the soviets for backing the martial Law crackdown in Poland. Both Speakes and Alan Romberg the Deputy state department spokes Man said More meetings about a agreement will be held. There Are a few minor Points of detail yet to be worked out and we will be doing that Romberg did not say what differences remain. Reagan said a key Point of the outcome of studies on ways to ensure agreement is that the allies won t that Trade with the West in t sign new contracts for Purchase of enhancing the soviet Union s Mili soviet natural Gas pending the tary capability. Francois Mitterrand my son deserves9 to be on vets Monument Pittsburgh a the Mother of a Soldier who died 2l/ 2 years after he was wounded i Vietnam says her family is upset and Hurt because his name is not among 57,939 inscribed on the new National memorial in Washington . I do believe he deserves the right to be on that Monument. Nobody knows better than i that he died in the service of his country Jenni Mcgonigle said. Her son army spec. 4 Charles Mcgonigle spent 2y z years in a coma in various Hospital before he died . 19, 1972, in suburban Oakmont his Hometown. He was 23. His Mother said she missed the dedication of the $7 million Black Granite Monument last weekend because she had a gut feeling Herson s name would be left out. I just envisioned myself kneeling there and his name not being there. I just could t take it she said. I intend to go to the memorial but Idin t want to go Down there and see those Vietnam veterans in wheelchairs. I d seen Mcgonigle said her husband Charles a world War ii Veteran is very upset and Hurt that a thing like this could happen not Only to my son but anybody who could be missing from the Monument. I m pleading for anybody s name that might not be on there she said. She has asked rep. Doug Walgren d-pa., for help. When a considerable amount of time passe Between injury and death it s not surprising that this kind of thing might happen. It ought to be corrected and corrected quickly said Jonathon Delano an aide to Walgren. Jan Scruggs a Leader of the Vietnam Veteran memorial committee the non profit group that funded and organized the Monument confirmed that Mcgonigle s name was not on the list inscribed on the memorial. This is something that s going to have to be further researched said Scruggs a Vietnam Veteran who initiated the memorial idea. There is room on the memorial for some committee spokesman Bob Doubek said department of defense lists were Cross checked with records provided by the military names were also checked against service records kept at the National archives in St. Louis he said. There Are names on the memorial of me who died in the United states or some other areas after sustaining mortal wounds in Vietnam Doubek said. There was no Way for us to know about anybody who had died later unless it was on the list provided by the department of defense. We had to follow the official criteria set by the Powers that names omitted due to error will be added tothe memorial after confirmation from the Pentagon Doubek said adding the committee hashed several dozen such Small doses of common aspirin can curtail heart attacks study shows Dallas up Small doses of common aspirin inhibit enzymes that cause heart attacks reducing death by half in the first study of a Large group of acute angina patients who take asprin. This asprin is the kind of Miracle substance that grabs the Public s imagination said or. I card Conti chief of cardiology at the University of Florida. Its result shave been positive with this patient group. The drug is cheap an relatively the study of 1,300 heart patients Ata dozen veterans administration hospitals was reported at the 55thannual scientific session of the american heart association. It waste first of its kind with a Large control from previous studies the aspirin was Given in Small buffered doses Only one 324-Milli Gram Pill a Day the size of household aspirin Tablet. We conclude said the team led by drs. . Lewis and . Davis that a a aspirin is highly protective against Ami acute myocardial infarction commonly known a heart attacks in men with unstable angina Chest pains it remains a mystery How aspirin works to reduce heart attacks but researchers believe it reduces the stickiness of blood platelets which cause dangerous clotting and dilates the blood vessels. Now doctors Are a funny Breed and sometimes they conclude that something works Well because single study shows it does Well with a particular kind of patient con isaid. That can be a big mistake. Lots More follow up studies must be taken. We know in England that this sort of test did t work Worth London researcher Attilio Maser reported that less comprehensive controlled aspirin studies at the Royal postgraduate medical school produced entirely negative re sults. Researchers at the convention said recent breakthroughs in pharmaceutical packaging gave them More choices in prescribing heart Medica Tion. Nitrates now can be patched onto the skin and released Over a 24-hour period Conti said. We be also go pills which will last five to six hours taken orally. There s a whole spectrum of treatments. Now comes asprin he said. It has been around for decades As a pain killer. Will it dramatically Hel heart attack patients it is almost too easy a please return surveys recently 5,105 members of the Pacific command received questionnaires about what the think of Pacific stars and stripes. If you were one of the recipients selected by the Pentagon s defense manpower data Center we urge you to respond right your Anonymous response will help us greatly in deter mining what you would an would not like to see in stripes. You were chosen by the enter according to a formula that reflects Pacoma s makeup by service rank and location. The composite answer should therefore give us a general but accurate indication of what our readers want. Thank you in Advance for your cooperation

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