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UPI DATANEWS Searching.. One story found. 1 09-11-87 08:25 ped Foreign News Briefs By United Press International MOSCOW (UPI) _ A Soviet lawyer suggested Friday that Moscow set aside a public park for rallies and demonstrations since public protests in the center of the city were banned a week ago. Moscow lawyer Lev Baranov suggested a type of speakers' corner be established to soften the week-old ban against public protests imposed by city officials. Baranov told the weekly Moscow News the ban was not meant to stop people from rallying. "The decision in question (on the ban) is just the first of its kind," Baranov said. "There will be undoubtedly further additions and specifications. One for the near future might be the naming of a certain garden or a park as a permanent place for meetings and rallies." Demonstrations have increased since implementation of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's glasnost or openness policy. Crimean Taters held a two-day sitin July 25-26 that closed Red Square. The Hari Krishna sect and Soviet Jewish refuseniks also have held protests. ___ BEIJING (UPI) _ China has begun mass production of an ancient herbal medicine for the treatment of malaria that has been successful in areas where the parasite has developed a resistance to quinine, health officials said Friday. "This should be considered as one of the most prominent research discoveries in the pharmaceutical field in recent years in China," said Shen Jiaxing of the State Pharmaceutical Administration. He said Beijing has approved the mass production of solutions for injection made from two derivatives of Qinghaosu, or artesinin, a dried herb used for at least 1,700 years to treat malaria in China. He said the solutions were successful in treating 346 malaria cases in areas of southern China where malaria parasites are resistant to quinine-based drugs. There are more than 1 million cases of malaria each year in China, he said. According to a World Health Organization report, some 2.5 billion people live in malaria endemic areas in 107 countries. ___ HARARE, Zimbabwe (UPI) _ Children allegedly tortured during detention in South Africa are expected to be among more than 100 South African delegates to a four-day conference in Harare starting Sept. 24, organizers said Friday. The International Conference on Children, Repression and the Law in Apartheid will be opened by Zimbabwe Prime Minister Robert Mugabe, organizers said. The meetings primary goal is to provide about 450 delegates with a detailed account of the situation in South Africa, they said. The delegates, who include lawyers, doctors and psychiatrists are expected to debate the trauma experienced by black South African children who had been detained, the organizers said. ___ KAMPALA, Uganda (UPI) _ Ugandan troops killed 154 rebels in a clash in northern Uganda, the official New Vision newspaper said Friday. The paper quoted the commander of the national army's northern brigade, Pecos Kutesa, as saying the defense force had launched a major offensive in the north of the country "to clear the area of rebels." He said an army attack on a rebel camp Monday marked the beginning of the new offensive. The paper said 154 insurgents were killed when government troops attacked the camp in Bwobwo, 170 miles north of the capital. The regular forces lost 10 men in the battle, during which they captured 130 guns. We are on story 1. 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George Shepard, a former Moundsville resident, became a bonafide member of the Indian religion during a Labor Day ceremony, said Thomas Drescher, a fellow inmate and Krishna swami. Drescher said Shepard's name was read during a ceremony at the Krishna temple near Moundsville. The inmate, serving a 30-year sentence on a robbery charge, remained inside the prison, Drescher added. Drescher, serving a life sentence for murdering a devotee, said he recommended Shepard to Krishna leaders. He said there are five to eight other prisoners interested in becoming devotees. Prisoners Drescher and Shepard began a fast May 5 in protest of Shepard's firing as cook of their vegetarian meals. Devoted Krishnas abstain from eating meat, fish and eggs. The fast ended about two weeks later when prison officials agreed to allow Drescher to prepare meals for Krishna followers in the penitentiary. 2 09-08-87 03:29 ped West Virginia News in Brief By United Press International _____ MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (UPI) _ Marshall County's insurance carrier paid $8,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging the county assessor and two of his deputies ran up bills at county expense. Moundsville residents Carl and Sylvia Carpenter sued Assessor Alfred Clark and his deputies, saying they ran up the bills at a conference at Wheeling's Oglebay Park. The pair said Clark stayed at the park during a state Tax Department conference and ran up a bill of more than $2,000 _ even though Oglebay Park is only 16 miles from Moundsville. The settlement was announced last week and included $2,000 for the Marshall County Commission and $6,000 to compensate the Carpenters' lawyer. National Union Fire Insurance Co. paid the settlement. Clark described the charges against him as "nitpicking." _____ CHARLESTON, W.Va. (UPI) _ Five children and a Charleston police officer were taken to area hospitals after a hot water vent pipe released gas fumes in an apartment building. The incident occurred Monday at Rosebury Circle in Charleston. City policeman Charles Vinson suffered nausea and dizziness when he went to the apartment to investigate the leak. He was hospitalized along with the children, who had been in the building. _____ CHARLESTON, W.Va. (UPI) _ Appalachian Power Co. lowered its rates by about $40 million this year but a consumer advocate maintains the utility's coal-buying policies need revisions. Norman Kilpatrick last week told the state Public Service Commission that Apco has trapped itself in contracts to buy expensive coal. Kilpatrick, the consultant for the PSC's coreductions _ one done voluntarily _ have lowered electricity bills for the average Charleston home by about 7.5 percent. The second reduction of $10.7 million is expected to be approved this month. _____ CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (UPI) _ Natural gas producers in the Clarksburg area could be seriously hurt if Newell Corp. pulls its Anchor Hocking glass plant out of town. Company officials last month said they would close the plant in November, idling about 940 employees. But if the plant turns off its furnaces, the workers won't be the only ones affected. Gas company officials said the plant uses about 3 millin cubic feet of gas each day. Eastern American Energy Corp. sells about 10 percent of its gas to the Anchor Hocking plant, said president John Mork. And Clarksburg's Chesterfield Energy Corp. sells about 20 percent of its gas to the plant. Chesterfield president Stanley Pickens said rural landowners who depend on royalties from gas wells on their property will be the hardest hit by the closing. If the plant is closed, many wells will be capped and the landowners will lose the royalties, Pickens said. _____ MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (UPI) _ A West Virginia Penitentiary inmate who staged a two-week fast after he was fired as prison cook for Hare Krishna followers has been initiated as a devotee, a Krishna swami said Tuesday. George Shepard, a former Moundsville resident, became a bonafide member of the Indian religion during a Labor Day ceremony, said Thomas Drescher, a fellow inmate and Krishna swami. Drescher said Shepard's name was read during a ceremony at the Krishna temple near Moundsville. The inmate, serving a 30-year sentence on a robbery charge, remained inside the prison, Drescher added. Drescher, serving a life sentence for murdering a devotee, said he recommended Shepard to Krishna leaders. He said there are five to eight other prisoners interested in becoming devotees. Drescher and Shepard began a fast May 5 in protest of Shepard's firing as cook of their vegetarian meals. Devoted Krishnas abstain from eating meat, fish and eggs. The fast ended about two weeks later when prison officials agreed to allow Drescher to prepare meals for Krishna followers in the penitentiary. _____ more more Waiting for new stories, use break to exit. Break... We are on story 2. 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