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Salina Journal, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1988, Salina, Kansas T1 Salina T 1 1 he Journal year 310 Kansas SATURDAY 1988 25 Cents Reagan criticizes Soviets halt of troop withdrawal Photos by Ben Harris David Higbee conducts the Heart of America Concert Band during a Friday night rehearsal in preparation for todays Band brings out heart of America By SHARON MONTAGUE Staff Writer People thought Robert Paull was crazy when he suggested to two friends that they recruit the 60 best musicians in central Kansas to play a free con The logistics alone would be a what with people com ing from McPherson and everywhere in be And the chances of getting enough people to volunteer their time and expenses to put on a free concert were I thought he was crazy when he suggested it to said Fred who will play tuba in the I still think hes with the help of Schmidt and Frank the crazy sugges tion has become a The 60some musicians that j make up the Heart of America Concert Band with soloist Don Don Hary left talks to Tommy before the tuba instructor at the Juil liard School of Music in New York will perform the free concert at 8 today at the Chapman High School Conductor David as sociate professor of woodwinds and conductor of the orchestra and stage band at Bethany said the concert will be a When they approached me a year I didnt know if they could pull it off and get that number of fine players in one Higbee I thought it would be more like a glorified municipal But they have some of the best players in this part of the Its really the best band Ive ever had the opportunity to con and Ive been at Bethany for 18 Higbee said every section of the Heart of America Concert Band is We have some fine players at he but this is real who will play euphonium and trombone in the said he got the idea for the concert after listening to a recording of the De See Page 13 Reagan WASHINGTON AP President Reagan registered disappointment Friday over a Soviet decision to sus pend troop withdrawals from Af Administration officials called the move disturbing and accused Moscow of raising tensions in the wartorn but they stressed that the Soviets could still meet their commitment to pull out by During a political campaign stop in the president noted that the Soviets had renewed that pledge even while announcing the suspension in At the end of a week of com plaints about new Soviet weapons shipments to White House press secretary Martin Fitz water said Soviet actions can only increase tensions in the region and raise speculation that they aret go ing to live up to the Geneva The Soviets pulled out by 15 half the or more troops they had in The accords re quire the others to quit the country by but it leaves the timetable up to the In a top Foreign Ministry official said the withdrawal had been suspended because of strong attacks by antigovernment The Soviet troops are being with drawn due to the good will of the Soviet First Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Bess mertnykh They will be with drawn in honorable Bessmertnykh the cur rent atmosphere of heavy attacks by rebels with arms supplied by the United Pakistan and other countries does not provide condi tions for such a withdrawal of Soviet asked about the state said I think we are all disappointed by At the same I think we should recognize that this is some thing they have said is necessary and they have repledged to bring the troops out by February When asked if the United States planned to take any steps as a result of the Soviet the president We havent had a chance to sit down and talk it who was traveling with said Soviet actions raise speculation that they arent going to live up to the Geneva We expect them to and hope that is what their intentions State Department spokesman Charles Redman called the sus pension Changes may help rural Kansas thrive Testimony ends in suit against Stephan ByDALEGOTER Harris News Service TOPEKA After two weeks of testimony about Iwho said and the eight jurors in the million lawsuit against Kansas Attorney general Robert Stephan and his political adviser Bob Storey will finally hear the last word Monday Testimony in the case ended vtiere at midafternoon Friday in District and Judge Saffels scheduled closing Arguments to begin at 9 By the jury is expected to have the case in hand for 7 At that they will decide whether Stephan violated a atepnan Confidentiality clause in a outofcourt settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed in December 1982 by Marcia who had been fired from her job as records clerk in the attorney generals Stingley formerly went by the name Marcia The jury also must decide if Stephan and Storey placed Stingley in a false public light by conduct ing an October 1985 news conference at which the settlement was Should the jury decide any of those charges to be it also must decide what damages to assess against the Befitting a case where the character and believ ability of the defendants and witnesses are major the closing arguments by two highpowered attorneys will be of considerable Arguing for Marcia Stingley will be Nashville attorney Fred Thompsons skills as an orator were on national display Wednesday night in the television series Wise Thompson plays the part of the major a white supremist whose chief attribute is a captivating style of The closing argument for Stephens defense is likely to be no less delivered by Wichita attorney Gerald It is an unusual role for who normally represents plaintiffs rather than defendants in medical malpractice Michauds success in those cases is legend in as he has won numerous large judg ments for malpractice Storeys closing argument will be given by Topeka attorney Deanne Watts who in dicated that much of Michauds argument will See Page 13 By LINDA MOWERYDENNING Great Plains Editor MANHATTAN As Cornelia a rural sociologist at Kansas State pointed out it was a reversal of traditional political Instead of government the Democrat spoke of private and instead of private the Republican talked of government Kansas Jim a Topeka talked of the need for an entrepreneur spirit to help rural Kansas through the harsh changes of the Kansas Pat a Dodge City talked about the need of the federal government to be responsive to rural especi ally in the field of health And they talked of the dangers faced by rural America and the problems citizens there must overcome if their culture is to sur Im optimistic about rural Amer and I say that as someone who grew up in rural America and whose brother still Slattery The key is preserving the quality of Roberts Slattery coupled with There are entrepreneurs in northeast Kansas who are competing in a global market and There are no substitutions for that leadership in the private sector and the public The congressmen spoke Friday at the final day of the eighth annual Working With Families Conference The threeday conference focused on rural Slattery said quality of life covers a wide range of including ed medical services and even As for he said 48 percent of the students who graduate from See Page 13 Inside FIFTH ANNUAL Salina De Bate Classic has drawn 230 high school debate teams from all classes tfl Salina Friday and today for the tournament in the See Living On the Weather KANSAS Mostly cloudy today with sprinkles highs in the Clearing lows in the 20s itOrthwest to the Mostly sunny highs in the 60s west to the midand upper 50s Bored college student sent virus through computers By The New York Times The virus program that has plagued many of the nations computer networks since Wednesday night was created by a computer science student who is the son of one of the governments most respected computer secur ity The Robert Morris a 23year old graduate student at Cornell University whom friends describe as wrote the set of computer instructions as an experi two sources with detailed knowledge of the case have The program was intended to live innocently and undetected in the the Department of Defense computer network in which it was first and secretly and slowly make copies that would move from computer to But a design error caused it instead to replicate madly out of ultimately jamming more than computers nation In the most serious computer virus attack in this the students program jammed the computers of corporate research centers including the Rand and SRI Inter universities such as the University of California at Berkeley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as military bases and research centers all over the United Morris could not be reached for comment The sources said he flew to Washington Friday and is planning to hire a lawyer and meet with officials of the Defense Commu nications in charge of the Arpanet to discuss the His Robert Morris has written widely on the security of the Unix operating the computer master program that was the target of the sons virus He is chief scientist at the National Computer Security Center in the arm of the National Security Agency devoted to pro tecting computers against outside He is most widely known for writing a program to decipher or that give users access to computers and their The elder Morris called the virus the work of a bored graduate Speaking in the presence of officials and lawyers of the National Security he would not discuss the case in He said his son was for his age very well trained in computer science he studied it in college and held various summer jobs at various The sources said the 56yearold had no prior knowledge of the virus He said he believed that the virus might See Page 13 Convenience stores not welcomed in new neighborhoods By WAYNE LAUGESEN Staff Writer In residential new convenience stores are as welcome as nuclear Just ask Larry president of Triplett which owns and op erates several gasoline stations and convenience stores in I just dont understand people getting all excited about something that is an improvement to a vacant Triplett I Triplett is hoping to build two con venience stores one near the corner of Ohio and Cloud and the other near the corner of Belmont and In both residential property owners have signed peti tions against the I bought this house in said Bruce 2343 Would I have bought it with the convenience store in the front yard I dont think Manninger lives across the street from the proposed store at Belmont and Magnolia and organized the pe tition Triplett tried to build a conven ience store at the Magnolia and Belmont location in the Salina Planning Commission voted against giving him the com mercial zoning and the city commis sion concurred with the recom local real estate agent Walley Storey is trying to get the property If he is Triplett will open an Amoco gas station and convenience His proposed store at Ohio and Cloud also would be an Amoco Storey served on the Salina Plan ning Commission in 1986 when Trip lett tried to build a convenience store at Belmont and Although hes working with Trip lett Storey voted against Trip letts 1986 request for commercial At the Triplett said Storey should have abstained from Triplett said Storey had a conflict of interest because he scouts sites for a chain of convenience stores owned by the Dillon I really didnt understand him voting against Triplett said Fri And now that the two are working See Page 8
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