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   Santa Fe New Mexican (Newspaper) - September 13, 1990, Santa Fe, New Mexico                                THE SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN SANTA FE TODAY Fair in the morning with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon and evening High Mid80s w MidSOs More weather Page B2 CANYON ROAD ART WALK Galleries and shops open until 8 More events Page B2 How do I win a Chevrolet Blazer Let me count the holes By MARK C UTGAARD The New Mexican Staff Last July golf pro Don R Zamora drove his ball from the tee straight into the hole and won a second drive this one in a 1991 Chevrolet Blazer The Blazer was his prize for scoring the holeinone at the Quail Run golf course during a tournament Crawford Chevrolet a Santa Fe car dealership offered the truck to anyone who accomplished such a feat on the ninth hole of the course Now Crawford wants the truck back or payment for it by a company that sold Crawford an Insurance policy covering the firm just in case someone did accomplish the unlikely shot The crux of the issue is this How do you count to nine Or 18 A court might have to decide that Crawford Chevrolet has filed a lawsuit in Santa Fe District Court against Zamora the Texas company that sells insuranceagainst holesinone Quail Run and its golf professional Zamora who was competing in the Santa Fe Beautiful benefit tournament at Quail Run on July 9 got his holeinone on the ninth hole However it was his second time around the ninehole course during the 18hole tournament The insurance company The National HoleInOne Asso ciation of Dallas says its policy is payable only on the first time around In other words on the ninth hole not the 18th Even though geographically speaking it is the same hole John Everhart president of National said the company had insured hole number nine and not hole number 18 We dont mind paying if a hole is insured A holeinone should be a great Everhart said But the 18th hole was not insured The ninth hole Zamora differs j There are only nine holes at Quail he said That makes the ninth hole hole number nine 1 just did what I was told to do 1 didnt lie I didnt deceive anyone I got a holeinone on the ninth hole Im Zamora golf pro at the Ladera Munici pal Golf Course in Albuquerque has refused to return the truck to Crawford but confirmed that he does not yet have the title A lawyer for Crawford Chevrolet said the lawsuit was filed to eliminate the inconsistency between the positions of Mr Zamora and of the National HoleinOne Association Either Mr Zamora scored a hole in one on hole number nine or he did Tom Velarde the golf pro at Quail Run said he believed Zamoras holeinone came on the 18th hole He said that when playing 18 holes of golf on a ninehole course the second time around that hole is scored as the 18th hole Tee for two anyone Allies end occupation of Germany Times News Service MOSCOW The four wartime Allies who defeated Nazi Germany 45 years ago signed a treaty on Wednesday relinquishing all their occupation rights leaving the two German nations that emerged after the war finally free to reunite on Oct 3 With a beaming President Mikhail S Gorbachev of the Soviet Union looking over their shoulders the foreign ministers of West Germany East Germany France Britain the United States and the Soviet Union took turns signing the treaty on a bare wooden table in a salon of the Oktyabrskaya Hotel Then the six men clinked glasses of champagne in a toast to the end of Europes postwar division September 12th will go down in history as a date important in many ways for both Europe and the world at Foreign Minister Eduard A Shevardnadze of the Soviet Union said at a news conference after the signing We are going through emotional and historic events A few moments ago the foreign ministers in the presence of President Gorbachev signed a treaty on final settlement with respect to Germany We have drawn a line under World War II and we have started keeping the time of a new The treaty the twoplusfour negotiations set up in Ottawa in February after the Panel OKs modified arts bill By KATIE HICKOX New Mexican Washington Bureau WASHINGTON A bill renewing the embattled National Endowment for the Arts was approved 151 by a Senate panel on Wednesday after adoption of a provision forcing artists to return grants if a court deems their project obscene Sen Jeff Bingaman a member of the Senate Education and Labor Committee supported the grant return provision which is known as a retroactive obscenity Washington arts lobbyists who represent scores of Santa Fe artists and organizations said they sup ported the Senate reapproval bill The current legislation authorizing the NEA which must be reapproved every five years expires in less than two weeks The full Senate is expected to vote on the bill before Congress recesses in October a committee aide said I think the procedure we agreed upon is much preferable to restric Bingaman said I think the bill we reported out is a responsible one and I think we can pass it through The New Mexico who is a lawyer and a former state attorney general said he believes the courts should decide which works are obscene not the Congress Anne Murphy executive director of the American Arts Alliance said she thought the Senate Committee has handled the question on obscen ity and found the political solution to a philosophical The See on Page A2 crumbling of the Berlin wall last November created the possibility for German reunfication and there fore compelled the Allies to finally confront the German question that had defied solution throughout the postwar years The new Germany is Secretary of State James A Baker III said Let our legacy be that after 45 years we finally got the political arithmetic right Two plus four adds up to one Germany in a Europe whole and The agreement that the foreign ministers hammered out in their seven months of negotiations with several lastminute disputes only resolved in the early hours of Wednesday morning was entitled Treaty on the Final Settlement With Respect to The treatys preamble and eight articles essentially require the four Allied powers to give up their occupation rights over Berlin and German territory which were first established at the Potsdam Confer ence of July and August 1945 two and a half months after the surren der of Nazi Germany The rights being ended include the right of the Four Powers to oversee Berlin their right to main tain certain air corridors over Germanterritory to supply Berlin and their right to approve Germa nys borders Most of their other occupation rights at least those of the Western powers had been Iran calls for gulf holy war Associated Press j Irans spiritual leader offered support to Tehrans former Archenemy Wednesday calling for a holy war against Western forces gathered in the Persian Gulf since Iraqs invasion of Kuwait Ayatollah Ali Khamenei declared that Moslems who die fighting to oust Americans from the region would be martyrs bound for heav en His speech in Tehran came amid reports Iran had agreed to help break the embargo of Iraq by allowing in food and medical sup plies in return for free Iraqi oil Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev center con gratulates the six representatives of nations who signed the Germany treaty They include from Roland Dumas of France Eduard Shevard Al Lnserpholo nadze Soviet Union James Baker United States HansDietrich Genscher West Germany Lothar de Maiziere East Germany and Douglas Hurd Britain returned over the years after the creation of the rival German na tions The Federal Republic of Germa ny known1 as West Germany was created in September 1949 and was composed of the former American British and French zones The German Democratic Republic known as East Germany created in October 1949 replaced the Soviet zone Berlin which had been adminis tratively divided by the Allies in 1945 to give the three victorious Western countries a share in run ning the former German capital situated inside the Soviet zone had its divisions hardened in 1961 with the construction of the Berlin wall In return the two German na tions agreed among other things that their future unified nation in the heart of Europe will limit the size of its army will not acquire nuclear chemical or biological weapons will promise that its definitive will consist of what are now the areas of West and East Germany and nothing more and that only peace will emanate from German At the news conference Wednes day Shevardnadze spoke eloquent ly and with a deep sense of responsibility about the implications of relinquishing control over the Germans Let me dwell on a very import ant Shevardnadze said It is no secret that the German issue for wellknown reasons has been sensitive for the Soviet people and the people of Europe There are widespread concerns that the new country wilt do damage to Soviet security and the security of Europe We took that into account and I believe that we have received all the necessary safeguards and guarantees We cannot continue to live in the past We have to think about the future We are now dealing with a new Germany which has drawn its lessons from Foreign Minister HansDietrich Genscher of West Germany who spoke in a very subdued manner said In this hour we remember the victims of the war and the totalitarian domination not only the agony of the peoples represent ed here in Moscow We are particu larly thinking of the Jewish people We would not want their agony to ever be Trarw Alaska Pipeline Critics say energy policy cant continue to run on words The Associated Press WASHINGTON President Bush has provided iittle but rhetoric in his call for energy conservation critics said Wednesday The president should give more than a speech He should give us a said Sen Paul Simon Dlll Bush speaking Tuesday night to Congress about the Middle East called on lawmakers to enact measures to boost oil production and conserve energy including possibly opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska for Conservation he said is essential to keep our energy needs as low as possible and reduce Americas reliance on foreign oil Environmentalists and some members of Congress say the administration has proposed few specifics to curb Americas thirst for oil has opposed legislation to make cars more fuel efficient and has given only scant attention to promoting renewable resources Since returning from their August recess members of Congress also have been long on rhetoric and short on specific legislative proposals The exception has been legislation in both the House and Senate calling for dramatic increases in automobile fuel economy The latest oil shocks prompted by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait gave an instant boost to a bill sponsored by Sen Richard Bryan that would require automakers to improve the average fuel economy of new cars to 40 miles per gallon by 2001 On Wednesday Bryan and other sponsors called the legislation the best way to reduce Americas depend ence on Mideast oil It would free our country of Persian Gulf oil clean See Energy on Page A2 Session to start minus pact on insurance By PETER EICHSTAEDT The New Mexican Staff Gov Carrey Carruthers and lawmakers begin a special session of the Legislature at 5 today without a firm agreement on a bill that would hold down the rising costs of insurance for injured work ers Sen Martin Chavez DAl buquerque cochairman of a task force that has drafted a bill to reform the workers compensation system said several issues are unresolved despite three meetings between members of the task force and the governors office Carruth ers attended two ofthe meetings Chavez and Rep Fred Peralta D Taos headed a 25member task force of six legislators and repre sentatives of labor management doctors and lawyers that developed a 150page bill this summer to reform workmens compensation laws The task force recommended the bill more than a week ago Carruth ers objections to the measure include Creation of a staterun insur Legislature Special Session Workers Compensation ance company to compete in the insurance market Requirements for business safety inspections that do not go far enough Lack of drug and alcohol penalties Fraudulent claims provisions that do not protect employers s Chavez said the task force agreed to broaden the penalties for fraudu lent injury claims to cover anyone who might file them including employees and employers doctors and lawyers The task force also agreed to stop insurance tax credits for insurance companies after four years The tax credit could cost the state up to Sees Session on Page A2 First however legislators need to find a place to stay By PETER EICHSTAEDT The New Mexican Staff State lawmakers without room reservations for the special legisla tive session that begins at 5 today could find themselves hunt ing the corners of Santa Fe for lodging according to Santa Fe hoteliers We dont have said Mickey Stewart president and general manager of La Fonda a favorite hotel for many legislators Stewart said some legislators called ahead to reserve rooms about a month ago when Carrey Carruthers first said he planned to call a session on Sept 13 Carruthers did not officially call the session until last Thursday and the late call has left some legislators scrambling for rooms said Rep Ben Lujan DSanta Fe Because there was some spec ulation there would be a session many of our regular legislators called us a month and a half Stewart said Even so few rooms were avail able she said We have a very few with us but not Stewart said Santa Fes high tourist season goes into October We only had about three rooms available a month and half The same is true at the Inn at Loretto another favorite place for legislators Were pretty much booked said Jim Bagby general manager We have a few legislators staying with us who booked with See Rooms on Page A2 Sharing the burden Page A3 A sanctions committee broke up Wednesday after becom ing deadlocked over what kind of food aid to allow into Iraq and occupied Kuwait Most of the dele gates want to allow shipments only to foreigners and children Cuba and Yemen were calling for a broader resolution allowing in food to all civilians Iraqs ambassador Abdul Al Anbari said international agencies would not be allowed into the country to distribute any food shipments to foreigners A Boeing 747 carrying 274 Amer icans and immediate family mem bers of other nationalities 83 Brit ons and an unspecified number of other foreigners mostly women and children stranded in Kuwait since the Iraqi invasion left Baghdad and landed at Londons Gatwick Airport late Wednesday British authorities said The flight was chartered jointly by the United States and Britain The Americans were to be flown to the RaleighDurham airport in North Carolina today Another flight carrying 10 ailing and elderly men flew from Baghdad to Rome Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has said he will allow foreign women and children to leave Iraq and Kuwait but is restricting the movements of most Western men The State Department said Wednesday that Iraqis in Kuwait were holding about 80 American hostages and were intensifying their search for Americans in an effort to find more human shields to deter a possible military strike in the aftermath of Iraqs Aug 2 invasion of Kuwait President Bush in an address Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress said his heart went out to the families of the American hos tages but he declared America and the world will not be black Bush also prepared a videotaped message to Iraqs citizens Wednes day in which he said We have no quarrel with the Iraqi and that Iraqis should blame hardships See Iran on Page A2 Late Paper Phone 9840363 Classified Ads Phone 9824451 Six Sections 46 Pages 141st Year Issue No 256 Ann Landers Business Classilied Crossword Editorial El Diano B8 Movios D6 Nation B17 C38 Spoils D8 Slocks TV Time Ou B8 A7 B2 World B2 A35 B3 D15 C2 88 A6 The Wests Oldest Newspaper bike racers from 20 countries converge on Durango Page D1 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