Daily O'Collegian, 1979-11-29
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historical society dlob. - bewspopcr ahls7,lo5 mtue daily o'tsueglw a 1 oklahoma city, ok t3105 .ip rm the jp-, ocoilaegian vol.85-no.c3 stillwater, okla., thursday, november 29, 1979 newsstand copy 10c religious fervor climaxes friday byvickicason moslems who belong to the sect of ayatollah khomeini may "work themselves into a frenzy" friday, commemorating death in battle seventh century zealot, an oklahoma state university professor said. dr. hyla converse humanistic studies department said that on friday 10th day muharram "they (shi'ite moslems) will work frenzy could lead martyrdom for cause." shi'ites have been celebrating holy period since nov. 21, the u.s. embassy in pakistan was burned. shi'ites spend first 10 days of muharram, month muhammadan year, building intense religious feelings memory martyrdom husayn, second son fatimah prophet muhammad's daughter. converse born and lived lahore, pakistan, for 18 years spent 11 months last year on sabbatical that south asian country. "the key day is 10th friday," she said. day, a white horse led through the streets of moslem countries to dramatize death husayn in battle at karbala, she said. shi'ites parade beating themselves on their chests and backs with chains, converse this muharram marks beginning 15th century for islam. "khomeini's people feel islam is conquer vaster territory than ever before. they believe will carry holy war rest world," added. according a recent "middle east review" article written by osu faculty members raymond n. habiby and fariborz ghavidel, khomeini was able to gain respect in iran a country obsessed with martyrdom because of the ayatollah's personal suffering. article noted is striving for pan-islamism revival islam all moslem world. he sees himself as one who can unite shi'ite sunni divisions islam. islam, religion government ruled allah through qur'an imam successor prophet muhammad. church state arc one. explained decisions of the islamic government arc in accordance with "shari'a" or law, "sunna" tradition, and holy "qur'an" koran. article quoted "statement" issued march 1977 by khomeini's movement which said: "the true islam is a revolutionary . prophet muhammad brought revolutionary; iranian moslems are joining this revolution precisely for reason war against shah sacred response to god's commandment." shootings result in charges two oklahoma state university students, allegedly seeking out iranian homes, have been charged in a wednesday morning shooting at the front doors of stillwater residences, city police said. "the students reportedly had drinking beer local bar, decided to look up addresses iranians and drove around trying shoot door where ail lived," said chief hilary driggs. however, they failed hit an residence, driggs contended. shot libyan student residence once lived next door. twenty-year-olds james m. luetjen jr., tulsa sophomore, and john s. rogers, freshman, were each charged with two counts of shooting without a justifiable cause, felony offense, said spokesman for the payne county district attorney. preliminary hearing suspects was set dec. 12, said. both released on $1,000 bonds from jail, sheriff's around 1 a.m. wednesday, allegedly shot at front door alden brown randy bennett, who live behind willham complex. police estimated shot, which broke the glass storm door, caused $300 damage. bennett said, "the people who lived in house next door to us last year were from iran." two willham complex residents, heard firing and their window saw suspect's vehicle leaving residence, described car police. police" later that morning stopped on south washington street arrested suspects. students also allegedly shot at front of abdalla m. sheibana, libyan student, causing $150 damage his police said. peaceful solution carter's objective washington (ap) president carter said wednesday that americans held hostage in tehran have been subjected to "inhuman and degrading conditions" told the iranian government it faces "grave consequences" if captives are harmed. "any claim raised by iran will ring hollow while innocent people bound, abused threatened," opening remarks on a nationally broadcast news conference. he still has hoped for crisis, which began nov. 4 with seizure of u.s. embassy tehran. but did not rule out other remedies. regarding hostages, vowed pursue "grim determination" release 49 hostages. state question 539's failure averts disaster, draper says by don lehman failure of state question 539 in the nov. 6 special election averted a "disaster" government, oklahoma house speaker dan draper told young democrats. "passage would have been disaster to adequate funding government," said draper, d-stillwater, who called " most partisan i seen." ballot issue, which proposed an end "double taxation" and set percent limit on taxable income, lost about 10,000 votes. measure earned spot after successful petition drive sponsored sen. jerry pierce, r-bartlesville, gathered 113,000 signatures. he felt "delineated major differences between two parties." "539 was clearly designed advance cause republican party helping rich people saying 'to hell with rest,' said. not provided any tax relief," added. "it cut education highway if it had passed." democrats tuesday night several newspapers supported proposal waged campaign against him. "the legislature myself maligned daily metropolitan press tulsa okc issues. they were advancing 539." as speaker, said, "i catch lot flak from oklahoman. collection 15 cartoons ran me 1976. plan show them my grandchildren someday." discussing attitude house, "we ignore republicans house. you help your friends enemies." thought issue next session be "un-earmarking" sales revenues. "i would not oppose the un-carmarking of sales tax funds, because i don't believe in earmarking," he said. "they had planned proposing a constitutional limit on yearly increases, but doubt they will do that now 539 has failed," draper said foresees "substantial improvements education next year. think we can raise salaries public school teachers to regional average by year." favors proposed change from caucus state primary state. might occur 1984. currently, oklahoma holds select delegates national conventions. allow voters delegates. it be good change. as state, is difficult get assessment how feels when choosing delegates." talked with governors texas and arkansas about holding primary. include louisiana, missouri, oklahoma, arkansas. an amendment balance budget, does support calling convention. feel best for congress propose states ratify it," "congress able spot problems those at convention see." also favor other issues come up besides budget. frosty troy, editor observer, speak meeting young democrats, president joe eastman. dec. 10 7:30 p.m. student union case study b. qppihhhbvh j shhie r in. vhhi9jhb9 gi' 0h holiday cheer 0 co,lesun ph0, local merchants have begun to prepare for the season in many ways. at a retail liquor store this christmas tree can be found among other yuletide spirits.
|Title||Daily O'Collegian, 1979-11-29|
|Subject||Oklahoma State University-Students-Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals-Oklahoma; Stillwater, (Okla.)-Newspapers|
|Description||The student-run newspaper at Oklahoma State University from 1924 -|
|Publisher||Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma State University. 1924 -|
|Relation||The Daily O'Collegian|
|Rights||Copyright 2011 Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges. All rights reserved.|