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   Salina Journal, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1988, Salina, Kansas                                Journal 115th year 18 Kansas MONDAY January 25 Cents Nation celebrates Kings day By The Associated Press The legacy of the Martin Lu ther King was remembered by people from all walks of life as they prepared to honor the slain civil rights leader today with prayer and He taught us physical character racial or simply do not determine a persons or Many of our dealing with the sexual discrimination and so are all legacies of said District Judge Myron Thompson of the states second black federal King was assassinated April in The Nobel Peace Prize laureate would have A woman spoke in Salina about Martin Luther Kings relevance Page been 59 Today is the third observance of an annual national holiday in his One of the largest observances was planned in his hometown of including a a wreathlaying at his tomb and a service at Ebenezer Baptist Church where King and his father and where his Alberta was as sassinated in Todays activities in Atlanta con clude eight days of King Week observances sponsored by the Martin Luther King Center for Non violent Social where he is buried and where his Coretta Scott serves as At lanta Mayor Andrew Young was one of Kings top lieutenants during the civil rights Sundays schedule at the center was highlighted by a conference on nonviolent alternatives for social change in racist South and an address to students by Joseph Kennedy the oldest son of the late Robert assassinated in the same turbulent year as marches and special church services also were planned today across where King was pastor at the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church when he was propelled into the leadership of the Montgomery bus boycott in Inside Scott Williams ROUGH RIDERS Michelle and Chris maneuver their tricycles down the brick steps at their grandparents house in Salina on White House not swayed by Ortegas offer By The New York Times WASHINGTON President Reagan will press ahead with plans to seek new military aid for the Nicaraguan rebels despite con cessions offered by Nicaraguan President Daniel White House officials said Ortega has pledged to talk directly with rebel leaders and suspend a state of emergency in Administration officials played down the importance of Ortegas which came as a last minute surprise at a Central Ameri can summit meeting in Costa But leading congressional oppo nents of new military aid hailed the They said Ortegas offer would help defeat the vote on aid to the rebels scheduled 3 in the House of Our basic strategy doesnt a senior State Department official It is to persuade Congress that Ortega cannot be The amount of the aid and its duration is expected to be decided in meetings with key lawmakers before Reagans State of the Union address the officials One official said it was likely that the administration would request between million and million in military aid for the next six That request would be much lower than the administrations ear lier informal proposal for mil lion in the next 18 Congressional aides said they ex pect the administration to ask for a million aid package that would finance the rebels until The White House statement seemed to offer no flexibility on the aid in contrast with recent remarks by Secretary of George Shultz that Reagan might defer his aid request if all of the conditions of the Central American Daniel Ortega has agreed to talk with the but the White House doesnt trust peace plan were A statement issued Sunday by the White House said that pressure by the called was re sponsible for bringing the Nic araguans to the negotiating The statement said Reagan re mained committed to supporting the All we have seen is a track record of broken much rhetoric and some cosmetic the statement The administration also intends to argue that Ortega could easily re verse his decision to suspend the 6 yearold state of emergency and his promise to meet directly with the But some administration officials acknowledged that Ortegas con cessions would make their argument more It places the burden of proof on the a White House official Friends help lotterys biggest winner celebrate By LILLIAN ZIER StaffWriter The excitement wasnt over when Francis and Patricia Whisler returned to their home in Russell Sunday evening after Francis won the Kansas Lottery grand They were greeted by congratulatory deco rations on the outside of their home put there by wellwishing friends and And guests arrived almost as soon as they walked in the Were still Whisler said from his home Sunday Thats a great piece of The grand prize drawing was televised live statewide Saturday evening from Whisler and seven other finalists participated in the The other finalists received Were still Thats a great piece of We probably havent spent on Lottery winner Francis Whisler The finalists were selected from thousands of lottery players who had mailed losing tickets from the lotterys first Up and The is the largest lottery prize to be given so far in After the Whisler did a promotional advertisement for the then attended a reception for the television crew and the lottery Had we not even won the it still wouldve been he He and his wife spent Sunday afternoon calling friends and relatives from Their two children also were surprised and Whisler and their daughter taped the show so they can watch the entire They saw clips of the show on the news Satur day a selfemployed said he would receive the check in two to four after state and federal it will be pared to about Most of the money will be saved for retire he Whisler said he and his wife bought a few tickets a We probably havent spent on he They plan to continue playing the The winners were Keith Salina Donald McPherson Robert Dalton Wichita Celeste Man hattan Roy Winfield Paul Topeka and Douglas Kansas See Page 7 Transfer of embryos Miracles or madness THE REDSKINS celebrate the winning touchdown in their 1710 NFC title win over the Denver beat Cleveland for the AFC See Page Living On the Weather KANSAS Mostly cloudy today with highs in the mid30s northwest to the low 50s Snow west rain lows in the mid20s northwest to 40 south Snow highs in the mid 208 northwest with falling temper atures ByNADINEBROZAN The New York Times One woman goes to the Womens Medical Pavilion in Dobbs because she is determined to have no more Another is there because she has been unable to If all goes the second woman will become pregnant with an egg contributed by the who then is to be Although their lives intersect in a profound the women will never even know each others In New Orleans another pair of women find their destinies similarly but in this case they are longtime friends who were sorority One cannot produce eggs the other has had several Now the one who has no eggs is six months pregnant with an egg donated by her And she plans to bear another child this her Welcome to the brave new world of egg In the view of the technique of extracting eggs from one fertilizing them and implanting them in another is a enabling barren women to bear To it is science gone hay severed from moral Compared with other new re productive donated embryo less than five years old in application for has aroused relatively little notice and none of the impassioned disagree ment surrogate mother hood But experts expect that as the number of institutions offering the technique so will questions on such matters as these Regulation and There is no central regulatory so programs operate without any cohe sive approach or There is not even a definitive list of in stitutions that offer Enlisting As procedures become more so will the need for Who should be eligible How ought they be re cruited In some places women donating eggs receive com pensation for their physical and some people fear this will lead to commercialization of egg with women tempted to sell their Some programs See Page 7 Turnout light in Haiti voting By The New York Times Haiti Voting appeared to be light Sunday in Haitis armydominated and irregularities appeared Marc one of four main opposition leaders boycotting the estimated the turnout at no more than 20 No attempt at secret balloting was made at many voting But there were no reports of coercion of voters by the as had been anticipated by some opponents of the provisional headed by Henri Armored cars and truckloads of troops patrolled the but there was no That was a sharp contrast from the presidential election that was halted seven weeks ago after gangs of thugs and soldiers killed at least 34 Namphy blamed the violence in the 29 election on the independent civilian electoral council that had organized the In what many Haitians and Western diplomats said was a violation of Haitis Namphy dis banded the council and formed a new one with his own appointees and put them in charge of Sundays elec At least three of the 11 presidential candidates criticized procedures at the Two of Gregoire Eugene and Alphonse said they believed favoritism was being shown another Leslie a 57year old professor of political Manigat denied the Election officials say they are not certain when the Haitians prepare to vote first results will be The winner is to head a government that is to replace the provisional gov ernment that has been presiding over Haiti since the collapse of the dictatorship of President JeanClaude Duvalier nearly two years Many Western diplomats and some United States officials have accused Namphy of managing the elections with the intention of putting a civilian figurehead in the presidential palace and keeping real power for Opposition who organized what they regard as a successful boycott of the are expected to challenge the validity of the   

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