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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - March 10, 1990, Hutchinson, Kansas The Hutchinson News March 32 Year 118 250 35C Hutchinson Wichita South beat Hutch 72 46 in Class 6A Story Page Nickerson Ellsworth defeated Nick erson 6047 in Class 4A semi Story Page 17 The state House approved a bill Friday that would give Idaho the nations most restrictive abortion law and antiabortion activists the test they want for a Court stand on the The like legislation rejected in Minnesota and would outlaw abortion as a method of birth The measure allows abortions only in cases of profound and irremediable fetal disabilities or to save the life or prevent severe and longlasting physical health damage to the A New York City cab driver who ran up 119 taxi rule violations in only a few years behind the wheel sur rendered his license and taxi officials said such a hack wouldnt be seen Because of new taxi In the future no driver will ever get the chance to approach the level that he Jack chairman of the city Taxi and Limousine said of Vehbi Yesterdays weather extremes High 87 at Texas Low 7 below zero at Maine This plan isnt a road map into the Its a road map back into the horseandbuggy Brock criticizing the Bush adminis trations national transportation plan for forcing the states to come up with more MIKHAIL GORBACHEV The Kremlin Man Dear Gorby You must have Reynolds officials seeing Hutch Bones of contention Knights of Pythias skeletons come out of the closets By Dennis Darrow The Hutchinson News KINSLEY Make no bones about Harold Krantz discovered more than a few old pieces of furniture when he went foraging through the neglected second floor of the Farm Bureau building in downtown He made the find of an Hoping to find odds and ends for a coming the 67yearold president of the Edwards County Farm Bureau instead found two human skeletons stored in coffins in a shipping Then he found more Then still In the Krantz found a cache of shipping crates and coffins containing 20 All residing on the second floor of an aging building in the heart of this western Kansas town of Twenty Each pinned and wired together like the skeletal models used at medical Each in its own What in the world he What in the other world An insurance company building is no medical school If skeletons are can ghosts be far to follow Come on take off your skin and rattle around in your I didnt know what I re called who made his eerie dis covery March He was definitely I was he He needed He found them in the history of a once popular fraternal What he uncovered on the second it was the resting place of the Kansas chapter of the Knights of According to former the Knights of Pythias once operated more than a dozen chapters in Each See Page 2 Photo by Sandra Watts A Farm Bureau official recently found twenty skeletons buried among odds and ends on the second floor of the Farm Bureau building in downtown A dispute about what to do with the bones has surfaced between the buildings owner and former members of a fraternal group which used the skeletons in secret Krantz Heydman Smith Skeletons worth their weight in bones By Alan Montgomery The Hutchinson News Real human skeletons are hard to acquire these days if you have one that you can it could be worth up wards of One of the nations leading sellers of human skeletons is the Carolina Bio logical Supply at the company spokesman Allen Hardy said there is a supply crunch now in Theres no natural bone on the market anywhere Hardy Skeletons are typically used by med ical schools or by practicing physicians to demonstrate bone When they were anyone who could afford to buy a skeleton could own The problem now is that the supplier all in have stopped exporting skeletons because of a ban placed on such commerce by the Indian government four years Weve tried to buy the inventory they had on hand when the ban went India is the only country that ever exported human most defi Its a poor People died and there was no one to bury There were three or four companies in Calcutta that did nothing but process human The North Carolina companys cat See Page 2 North Superiors knew of operation By James Rowley The Associated Press WASHINGTON Oliver a reluctant leadoff witness at John Poin dexters testified Friday that he was operating at the direction of Poindexter and other Reagan administration superiors when he guided a covert operation arming the Nicaraguan North testified that he was told in so many words that he was responsible for the Contras and kept Poin then President Reagans na tional security fully in formed of his work to help the antiSandinista rebels after Congress or dered mili tary aid shut Compelled to testify by Iran Contra prose North was labeled a hostile witness by the judge in Poindexters trial and admit ted nothing without a struggle during his day on the Under questioning by prosecutor Dan he reluctantly admitted that he supervised the armssupply operation put together by retired Air Force Richard At no as you were running your you never tried to conceal or hide what you were doing from either Admiral Poindexter or Robert McFar lane Webb the second reference being to Poindexters I did North Were you ever trying to direct that operation on your independent of your superiors Webb North Didnt you keep them apprised of all of your Contrarelated activities Webb North a retired Navy rear admiral who succeeded McFarlane in late is charged with two counts of obstructing Congress and two counts of making false North arriving court at II gt Associated Press photo Arturo a Contra rebel watches over other rebels as they assemble in the Vamales Contra camp in Honduras The troops were assembled for an update on the status of negotiations in Nic aragua between the newlyelected UNO party and the Sandinista Nelson SRS cuts will hurt By Duane Schrag The Hutchinson News A proposal to cut the Social and Rehabilation Services administrative costs would almost certainly erode service to SRS clients in the seven county area handled by the Reno County according to area di rector Gary A legislative subcommittee is rec ommending cutting five of the de partments 15 area offices and elimi nating 102 of the central office One of the five area offices is the one in which is responsi ble for seven The committee is recommending that the Wichita area office expand its area of respon siblity to include those seven coun There are about people liv ing in the sevencounty area served by the area office in Nel son To that doesnt sound like it Suggestions to trim Hutch office would he They have a lot of responsibility now to meet the needs of people in not only Wichita but Sedgwick Carolyn Risley director of the Wichita area SRS was skeptical We have far more demands than we have she Any reduction would be a potential prob Both Nelson and Hill said they understood the desire to reduce ex but as far as their offices were they doubted that the an swer was to combine To be responsible to constituent to make legislators aware of what is happening to to get accountability into the it takes quick and it takes a good open line of Nelson If Wichita and Hutchin son those lines of commu nication would be Just getting out to meet all the spending the proper amount of time in each of the becomes an Hill I worry that I do that Last a controversial statewide computer system that cost million was finally installed that was sup posed to significantly improve the agencys ability to determine eli gibility of SRS came under fire recently because the system was projected to cost only social workers still spend onethird of their time on clerical said With more clerical staff and additional data processing social workers would be able to devote more of their time to duties they are trained Drug war plan unveiled Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON The unveiling an million package of drugfighting in said Friday that it planned to erect an aerostat fence along the southern border and to increase the total training and flying hours dedicated to halting the flow of Pentagon officials said that as of more aircraft and military personnel got their marching orders to join the war on reversing years of military reluctance to partic ipate in what the Pentagons drug chief once called the presidents Secretary of Defense Dick in a statement released by the said we will act methodically and in accordance with our nations laws and traditions to take part in the coordinated antidrug campaign in itiated by President Defense officials were quick to note that the militarys role in the drug war will be subject to strict For National Guardsmen and active duty accompanied by military drug sniffing will help Customs Service agents inspect cargo for drugs under the Pen tagon But the military personnel will focus on passing the information to and foreign law enforcement authorities who would perform actual Although the new strategy does not assign any new antidrug missions to the Department of Pentagon officials said it repre sented a significant commitment of additional resources to the Gorbachev7 cigarette is out GENEVA AP A Swiss com pany launched a cigarette named for Mikhail Gor bachev on figuring that a popular Kremlin leader might be just the guy to knock the Marlboro man off his The company plans to invade the market next with the which it calls enticing smokers with its A Taste of The World Health Organization was less than en thusiastic about the launch of the new The agency estimates that nearly 3 mil lion people will die this year from to baccorelated ill such as cancer and heart The cigarette was first sold in dutyfree shops in Hungary and Bulgaria last Soviet smokers are as yet unable to sample the but there are plans to introduce it in
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