The Galveston Daily News from Galveston, Texas on September 22, 1978 · Page 3
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The Galveston Daily News from Galveston, Texas · Page 3

Galveston, Texas
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Friday, September 22, 1978
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Friday Morning, September 22,1978 £lu- UwKu-simi datlu :\'dus ,j-A Nicaraguan Planes Raid Guerrilla Stronghold; Epidemie Breaks Out KLI. Nicaragua - National Guard nes poured rocket machine gun (ire on li Thursday on the l;Uh day of the hat tietm-the last Sandinisla guerrilla stronghold. A malaria epidemic broke out and the Rod Cross said "the whole town is a cemetery." In Washington, the Organization of American States opened a conference to seek ways of mediating in the civil war that has killed an estimated 1,000 to 3,000 people across Nicararagua. The United States expressed "deepest concern" over human rights violations in tl\e Central American nation and offered to join efforts to end the bloodshed. A small air force propeller-driven plane started the fighting Thursday in Esteli, firing six rockets into the devastated town of 35,000 people some SO miles north of Managua. Only five exploded. The barrage was followed by a heavy ground battle, with National Guard troops firing machine guns at guerrilla positions and drawing only single pop shots in return. Then, a DC-:! with a .f>0 caliber machine gun sticking out of the open cargo door swooped over tlie ruins of the town, resuming strafing attacks. Esteli, the last major city still held by the Sandinistas IS days after they launched their offensive to overthrow President A n a s t a s i o Somuza Debayle, has been without water or electricity for 10 days. Red Cross officials reported an outbreak of malaria in two shelters — a movie theater and a schoolhouse -- holding about 0,IXK> refugees. They said most of the -100 people being treated at a makeshift first aid center were suffering from malaria or nervous disorders and only a few had been hit by gunshots. ''The whole town is a cemetery - backyards, barricades, everything," said Dr. Honaldo Arguello, :i2. of the Hed Cross. Another doctor, '27-year- old Mario Valencia, his hands shaking around a dirty col fee mug. said he had been told by neighbors that his wife was killed by a rocket shot in the stomach. Bui when he tried to reach bis home to bury her, a guard lank shot at him. MORE OLD FASHIONED BARGAINS! AIDS HEEDED on AH Shifts No Experience Necessary, Apply in Person. WINCHESTER LO&OI 1112 Smith, Alvin, Tonal PI,: 331 6125 !| Save S 7S H 87 ©n your choice groups or china. REG. $509.75 Create your own exciting dining room. Choice of pine or maple finish. Solid hardwood tables have heat, stain, and scratch-resistant 1 1 /a" Pionite® tops. Chairs of solid hardwood. China is solid hardwood with hardwood veneers. Save now! REGULAR S509.75, SALE! Grouo A. 42" Round lea table extends to 66" with 12" filler, has six hardwood mates chairs, chairs.. REGULAR $509.75, SALE! Group B. 42" Round maple finish pedestal table extends to 54" w/one 12" leaf. Four wood chairs. REGULAR $509.75, SALE! Group C. 36x60" Pine finish trestle table w/two B" leaves extends to 76" Four spindleback chairs. REGULAR 5509.75, SALE! Group D. 4B" wide pine or maple china has 2- door hutch [w/glass insets in door], 2-door, 2- drawer buffet. REGULAR S509,75, SALE! SAV! -piece Colonial HERE'S A REAL OLD TIME BARGAIN! Great savings on a beautiful 4-piece bedroom suite finished in maple and reflecting all of the warm, nostalgic charm of the past. For one low price you get the large 6-drawer, 1 -door triple dresser, the 44" x 34" landscape mirror, full or queen- size cannon ball panel headboard and the large 37" x 18" x49" 5-drawer chest. BUY NOW AND SAVE! REG. '559. 95, ON SALE! SAVE ON SCADS OF GENUINE OLD FASHIONED BARGAINS TODAY S SATURDAY GALVESTON CREDIT TERMS AVAILABLE, OR USE YOUR VISA, MASTERCHARGE OR DINERS CLUB 2117 Church BOTH STORE OPEN 9 A.M. 'TIL 5:30 P.M. 763-4374 FREE DELIVERY EVERYTHING FOR THE HOME TEXAS CITY 832-5th Ave.N. 945-4486 FREE PARKING

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