The Indianapolis News from Indianapolis, Indiana on October 5, 1983 · 4
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Pag 4. Wednesday, October 'JHMtj THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS Nicaraauarts Down U. S; with robinson Plane With Su I Dolies Vfrv v ap6clatpixvod anJ j lute ScwewS , L Lebanese Tanks Blast Moslems In S. Beirut J BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) - Lebanese army tanks blasted sandbagged positions of Moslem militiamen in Southern Beirut today and Saudi Arabia warned that increasing ceasefire violations threatened to rekindle Lebanon's civil war. Lebanese troops fired a 30 minute Barrage from tanks at Shiite Moslem militia positions before dawn, residents said, after nightlong sniping jnd rocket propelled grenade attacks gn nearby army positions. The violations of the 10-day-old eease-fire also were reported in army afld police communiques, which provided no details. sA Saudi government statement broadcast in Riyadh said the ceasefire violations had created "a very grave and intolerable situation" that could "dismember" Lebanon. H .King Fahd's government, with ' jls. support, mediated the truce that halted three weeks of civil warfare pitting the Lebanese army and rightist Christian militiamen against a Syrian-backed alliance of Druze and Shiite militias. I : The cease-fire calls for the bickering Lebanese factions to mediate Oil Prices WASHINGTON (UPI) - President Reagan is pronouncing his energy policy a rousing success, but jhe" administration's latest national tnergy policy plan warns of the potential for large oil price increases fft'er 1984. Energy Secretary Donald Hodel presented Reagan with a copy of the flan in a brief Oval Office meeting yesterday, after which Reagan issued a statement calling on Congress b pass controversial natural gas decontrol legislation that has been stalled on Capitol Hill for months. All j, rf - r fj I ' ' - " ' MISS USA1 is a registered trademark and service mark of Miss Universe, Inc. their differences at a national reconciliation conference, but Arab diplomatic sources in Saudi Arabia said today the conference was unlikely to begin soon. "The response of certain Lebanese factions to the roundtable reconciliation conference has not been encouraging," said one Arab ambassador, who refused to be identified. "The situation is extremely sensitive, and the eventuality of a resumption of fighting bothers the Saudi Arabian government." The conference had been tentatively scheduled to be held in Jidda, Saudi Arabia, sometime this week, he said. Yesterday, snipers in Beirut terrorized Christian and Moslem neighborhoods, leaving at least one person dead, while U.S. presidential envoy Robert McFarlane returned to the Lebanese capital in a renewed effort to stem the violence. In the mountains near Beirut, Western reporters said a woman was killed and a man wounded in the village of Deir Al Kamar, where hundreds of Christians have taken refuge. The reporters quoted residents Up After 1984? "I will be working closely with the Senate and House in the weeks ahead to pass sensible natural gas legislation to allow the market to work." the President said. Reagan said the nation's vulnerability to energy supply disruptions has been drastically reduced, "especially through additions to our Strategic Petroleum Reserve and through lower levels of oil imports." He noted only about a fourth of the nation's oil consumption this year is from abroad. t ft INTRODUCING OUR EXCLUSIVE JEWELRY COLLECTION in lovely 14Kt. Gold and Genuine Stones. $295 ojroo JEWELERS . Since 1905 n vcomajornuf 3 STORES TO SERVE YOU IN INDIANAPOLIS-SHOP AT GORDON'S: Glendale Mall, 6101 N. Keystone Washington Square, 10202 E. 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Under the truce agreement, the reconciliation meeting is intended to settle the complaints of the Druze and Shiites that they have not been given enough power in Lebanon's Christian-dominated government Jumblatt was in Greece yesterday for talks the Greek government called part of its "effort for a peaceful solution in Lebanon." But a recent Energy Department report warns that while oil imports this year are expected to remain about equal to 1982 levels, the economic recovery will spur a 28 percent rise in petroleum . imports in 1984. While Reagan said the United States "can face the energy future with confidence," the energy plan was extremely cautious and admitted that "considerable uncertainty is attached to projections of future energy trends." ' $275 it i x i r7 $325 . ' "'$475 $195 ; $125 $375 MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) -The Defense Ministry says Nicara-guan soldiers shot down a U.S.-regis-tered transport .plane carrying supplies to CIA-backed rebels in the northern mountains. A ministry statement issued yesterday said a DC 3 transport plane registered in Oklahoma was shot down 90 miles north of Managua, the Nicaraguan capital, after taking off from Honduras. The ministry said two Nicaraguan rebel pilots and a mechanic were captured by soldiers of the leftist government, while two men died in the crash and two escaped after parachuting from the plane. Elsewhere in Central America, leftist Salvadoran rebels said they overran four army posts, killing 16 soldiers, and Guatemala's army said it killed 23 leftist rebels in an ambush. In Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras, a spokesman for the U.S.-backed Democratic Nicaraguan Force rebel . group said the transport plane was . on a "special mission" when it was forced to land because of "mechanical difficulties." 3 Men Identified The three men captured were identified by officials in Managua as Roberto Amador Alvarez,, a former major of the National Guard of late PHOENIX S14 RUERDEU $214 COME INTO OUR SHOWROOM FOR OTHER UNADVERTISED SPECIALS UMTTEO NUMBER OF DOORS IN STOCK f OR MMEDIATE iRTAUATION Now through Sunday, we've reduced our everyday discount prices even further on these classic sportswear, looks for men and women. All first-quality, of natural fibers and all priced at least 40 below department stores. Men's designer plaid shirts in pure cotton flannel. Compare at $23. . 1 T Men's famous-maker casual slacks in brushed cotton twill. Neutral shades. 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