MOSCOW_ The Soviet Union showed no signs of easing its intensified propaganda attacks as President Reagan prepared today for a summit meeting with Kremlin leader Mikhail Gorbachev. The attacks hit American policy toward minority and dissident groups, and anti-Semitism in the United States.

WASHINGTON_ President Reagan leaves for Geneva today the winner of a pre-summit public relations bout with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, emerging as a realist who wants “to advance the ball” in East West relations, a top aide says.

COCHRAN_ Ga. More than 100 farmers from seven states armed with rifles and pistols thwarted the eviction of a farmer, at least until Monday from the land his family has owned since Reconstruction. The sheriff agreed to postpone until the farmer has a chance to file a suit protesting foreclosure.

AMERO, Colombia_ Thousands of survivors of volcano triggered mudslides many barefoot and wearing only nightclothes struggled to leave their devasted city today to get water, food and shelter as the government of nearby Caldas warmed that a huge piece of ice on the volcano could fall off.

WASHINGTON_ With President Reagan flying to Geneva today for his summit with Mikhail Gorbachev, the Kremlin has told the administration it plans to allow departures of 10 Soviets whose emigration was long sought by Washington. News of the pre-summit gesture came from Capitol Hill and the State Department.

VALENTINE, Neb. — A stubborn winter storm that dumped up to 5 feet of snow in the Rockies entered its second week today, rumbling into the Plains with snow and freezing rain and leaving roads icy and dangerous. A total of 33 deaths have been blamed on snow, rain and fog in the past week.

RAJNEESHPURAM_ Ore. Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh spent the night at a plush hotel on the Mediterranean isle of Cyprus while the Oregon commune he left behind prepared to drill for oil, mine for gold and sell his 93 Rolls-Royces. The guru’s disciples say he is expected to arrive in India Sunday.

BELFAST, Northern Ireland_ The Anglo-Irish agreement giving Dublina consultant’s role in governing Northern Ireland met today with an angry backlash from Protestant and Catholic politicians, and there were threats of bloodshed.

Article extracted from this publication >>  November 22, 1985