Salina Journal, May 31, 1988

Salina Journal

May 31, 1988

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Issue date: Tuesday, May 31, 1988

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Salina Journal, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1988, Salina, Kansas journal 115th year 152 Kansas TUESDAY May Reagans talk with dissidents upsets Kremlin MOSCOW fAP President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev edged forward on arms issues Monday in a summit session that was eclipsed by Reagans meeting with dissidents and his challenge that the Soviet leader usher in a new age of religious Its time my its the president implored the general sec quoting the prerevolutionary Russian poet Alexander Pushkin as he sounded the human rights theme on the second day of his fiveday In an extraordinary meeting with several dozen dissidents and refuse niks and members of their families arrayed before him at the am bassadors Reagan said I came here hoping to do what I could to give you But I already know it is you who have strengthened You have given me a message to carry back While we press for human rights through diplomatic you press with your very day day year after risking your your your He said the United States views human rights as abso lutely to our relations with the Soviet Union and all na The symbolism of Reagans meet ings spoke That he was stepping into domestic matters on Soviet soil had rankled Gorbachev On Page 6 The Gorbachevs are hosts for a dinner for the Nancy Reagan visits the grave of Boris aides before and after the and the general secretary referred to it as he toasted Reagan at a state Gorbachev called for closer con tacts with Americans but said this should be done without interfering in domestic without sermoniz ing or imposing ones views and without turning family or per sonal problems into a pretext for confrontation between Reagan told Gorbachev that he will tell the man who the American peo ple elect this fall to succeed him that the search for common ground must Based on the achievements of the last few I will also tell him it is a search that can the president Gorbachev said the two leaders main task is finding a way to reduce strategic nuclear weapons by 50 percent and noted the tremendous importance of the recent agree ment under which the superpowers will police the agreement for a Soviet See Page 9 Two arms accords nearing approval By The New York Times MOSCOW The United States and the Soviet Union expect to sign two modest arms control accords American and Soviet officials said Monday The officials also said limited headway had been made toward a treaty reducing longrange nuclear But no breakthroughs were The accords the two sides plan to sign include an agreement requiring advance notice of launches of bal listic Just three days Rozanne the assistant secretary of state for European and Canadian said in that such an agreement would not be possible at the summit because the Soviets had insisted that the agree ment be vastly expanded to cover other But dropped this de mand during arms control discuss As a a senior American official said Monday night that the accord was all but and offi cials were refining its In return for signing this agree the United States will consider new Soviet ideas on how the launch Inside WICHITA STATE earns a trip to the College World See Page Living On the Weather KANSAS Mostly cloudy today with highs in upper 70s to A good chance for lows in the 50s west to the upper 60s Thunderstorms highs in the midto upper 70s west to the low 80s ing agreement might be expanded in the said Gennadi Ger the spokesman for the Soviet Foreign Gerasimov also confirmed that the new Soviet ideas would among other that each side notify the other when large numbers of bombers take off and when cruise missiles are The two sides also plan to sign an accord providing for experiments in verification techniques at the Amer ican and Soviet nuclear test But they have not resolved differ ences over how to Improve the veri fication of an unratified 1976 treaty limiting the size of peaceful under ground nuclear On strategic the two sides made some progress on monitoring landbased missiles and on the issue of airlaunched cruise mis But they did not make headway on sealaunched cruise missiles and on how much testing should be allowed for the American missile defense program known as Star Despite Gerasimov said that the Soviet Union still hopes that a treaty reducing longrange arms can be Photoi by Scott Wllllami Monsignor Gilbert Landoll delivers a Memorial Day service In the Patricks Mission Holy day Ancient church used for onceayear service From Staff Reports CHAPMAN Although there are no names carved into its stone Monsignor Gilbert Landoll com pared Patricks Catholic Church to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in This morning I want to suggest that this little church is our Landoll told about 45 people gathered in the historic church Monday It tells us about our good ancestors and our good and deep We are so fortunate to have this Mondays service was the first Memorial Day service at the tiny church since it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in Landoll praised the work of Marymount College professor emeritus Sister Evangeline Thomas and Salina insurance broker Patrick Bolen for their work In gaining the national They and others worked 15 months researching the history of the Landoll dedicates the church after the church and preparing the register The building is one of the two oldest Catholic See Page 9 25 Cents America honors veterans Salina veterans remember comrades From Staff and Wire Reports Solemn Memorial Day ceremonies honored the nations war dead drawing thousands to Washingtons monuments and small town while many others partied in the sunshine to kick off the summer Its about the saddest day that and said Margaret who lost two sons at Normandy in Memorial Day is a day of reflec of being extremely disappointed in the heart and mind and of thinking how much I wish I could close the book on my said Robin Orion outside Her Gary was declared missing in action after his Air Force reconnaissance jet disappeared over Southeast Asia on In about 75 people gathered at the CityCounty Building Monday morning for the observance of Me morial State Ben R spoke to the crowd before the 50 color guard members marched to the Veterans Memorial the Iron Street bridge that crosses the Smoky Hill River near Fourth We had a good I said George an American Legion member who helped organize the After the 20minute ceremony at the bridge that included a 21gun the color guards went to Gypsum Hill Cemetery and Rose lawn Memorial Park for more brief The gun salutes were provided by a squad made up of members from the American Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign After the the Ameri can Legion Auxiliary served a dinner for the participants at the Legion 142 In Kansas a mistake was rectified to honor a hero of the 20th Edward White won the Medal of Honor during fighting in the Phil ippines in but a Medal of Honor plaque from the Veterans Adminis tration had been mistakenly placed on the Pennsylvania grave of another soldier with the same The mistake was rectified Monday when a fourmember color guard of the Kansas Army National Guard carried a flagdraped plaque to Whites grave at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Kansas as about 250 spectators looked White won the medal for swimming a river under fire to stretch a rope between the banks to guide other soldiers who would cross in a White contracted malaria in the Philippines and died a pauper in Kansas in said Har old an official of the Medal of Honor Historical Society from Lib At a cannon on the bow of the 190yearold USS Constitution was fired 21 times beginning at A wreathlaying ceremony was conducted at the Tomb of the Un knowns in Arlington Cemetery just outside Legislature did little on AIDS ByDAVERANNEY Harris News Service Kansans are sadly mistaken if they think new state laws will curb the spread of say advocates for those struck by the deadly What finally passed was a wa tered mediocre bill that doesnt do much of anything ex cept require physicians to report diagnosed AIDS said Jeff a member of the Kansas AIDS Network governing Thats like judging a marathon by what happens in the last two minutes thosewho finish are just a small portion of those who started those who have AIDS are just a small portion of those in fected with HIV is the human im munodeficiency virus causes ac quired immune deficiency which destroys the bodys ability to fight The virus is spread through the sharing of body usually Much of whats good about the law Is what the Legislature left AIDS task force member David Waxse through sexual contact or sharing infected needles and For every person diagnosed as having AIDS another 15 to 25 are thought to be HIV Since AIDS monitoring began in Kansas has reported 153 diagnosed including 93 Another to Kansans are thought to be HIV Laws adopted this year include the following Doctors must report names and addresses of diagnosed AIDS cases to the Kansas Department of Health and Testing for HIV remains anonymous and Information packets on the prevention of AIDS will be dis tributed to those applying for marriage licenses at county Surgeons may be notified of a patients AIDS Mor ticians are entitled to similar noti AIDS is excluded from legis lation passed in 1901 that gives state and local health departments the authority to trace sexual con enforce medical and quarantine patients to control sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis and These are considered impractical against A person with AIDS is not allowed to work or reside in a licensed childcare Courts are mandated to order See Page 9 Pilots aggravated by delays in flight service By DAN HESS Staff Writer The systematic consolidation of flight stations across the Kansas and the United States does not sit well with area pilots who say that su perstations do nothing but cause Salina Flight Service Station had its doors closed when pilots need to get weather informa tion or file a flight they have to go through the Wichita Automated Flight Service a process that pilots say can be time consuming and Veteran Salina pilot Gene Becker said the new system implemented by the Federal Aviation Administration isnt the These super flight service stati ons will not do the Becker They the FAA have convinced themselves that this is the right thing to Theyre just blowing Salina pilots were used to having a flight service station at the Salina Municipal Instead of going over charts and graphs in person with a trained weather ob server who had developed a rapport with the the new system allows for only a conversation over the The lack of personal contact was cited by several pilots as a draw as were the closings of other Kansas The closings began in August when Dodge Emporia and Hill City lost Goodland and Salina lost stations on Jan Most Chanute was shut down April Flight service stations at Manhattan and Russell are scheduled for July 2 Garden the last of the Kansas flight will remain in opera tion until All of the stations including Garden City have weather ob ;