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Madison Capital Times (Newspaper) - April 13, 1984, Madison, Wisconsin 2 THE CAPITAL April Zinged again for aiding jobless Wisconsin got zinged again this The perpetrator was one of those socalled consulting firms that makes its living telling big corporations advice how to make more money by relocating in states offering big tax breaks at the rest of societys Alexander Grant and which is based in ranked Wis consins business climate 42nd among the 48 continental Neighboring Illinois got hit even worse was If thats the why doesnt Alexander Grant follow the advice it gives everyone else and move out of Chicago These business rankings have been proliferating in recent Fledging INC the Chamber of Alexan der ad all issue reports on what they see as the good and bad states in which to do It wont be I sup before the toilet paper manu facturers and conglomerates of rat poison producers will issue re ports of their The way these ratings work is They pay no attention whatsoever to the quality of life in any particular whether the rivers and lakes are polluted or whether the government shows an inkling of compassion to its citi You dont get any points for your education the quality of your the progressive ness of your tax system or your clean You get to be number one by of fering the most tax breaks to the giant corporations and their high salaried executives and by refus ing to pass any laws that protect By Dave Zwelfel The Capital Times the environment or the people who work in it for ranks number according to Alexan der Never mind that its ghettos periodically or that its laws are so lax that its homeowned companies are being gobbled up on an almost daily basis by huge national conglomer or that the mob uses the state as a base for smuggling in drugs and Wisconsin suffered in the Alex ander Grant ratings because get this of expenditures on welfare and unemployment In other if Wisconsin would let its poor fend for them selves and its lawmakers would vote to cut off benefits for laid off it might rank higher on the Im convinced that lists like those issued by Alexander Grant are really Ill take our 42nd ranking and the quality of life in Wisconsin any day over the number one spot enjoyed by Flor If thats what it takes to be a good business the consulting firms can have Im waiting for the day that someone rates the consulting Problem there arent that many spots on the Names FORMER Atlantic Mayor Michael ousted in a re call last was jailed in lieu of bail after pleading inno cent to peddling his influence in exchange for payoffs from organized Federal prosecutor Peter Bennett told District Judge Harold Ackerman Thursday that the evidence against Matthews was border ing on staggering and included 200 hours of tape recordings and a confes sion Matthews retracted because of fear for his FORMER Walter Flowers a fiveterm Alabama congress man whom former President Nixon admitted trying to influence dur ing the 1974 Watergate has died of an apparent heart He was Flowers collapsed while playing tennis in and died about 6 his en route to a Lawrence Coughlin of Pennsylvania said by telephone from Flowers An exec utive with the Washingtonbased Signal the conservative Democrat and Alabama native had lived in Virginia for several Flowers spent 10 years in Congress and served on the House Judiciary which in 1974 conducted hearings on impeachment articles against ACTOR MARTIN star of the film Apocalypse has been scratched from the ProAm Ladies Professional Golf Association tournament for taking off his shirt while tourna ment officials Sheen was at the 10th tee at the Las Vegas Country Club when he doffed his shirt and splashed water onto his face from a water hazard on the course early Thursday said Dave the Desert Inns director of was playing in a four some with professional golfer Betsy Calls to him at his Las Vegas hotel went unanswered When I got to the tournament it was obvious I should remove him for conduct unbecoming an amateur said Herb chairman of the fourday tourna He wanted to play without his but we require all amateurs to wear McDonald There are certain rules of con duct and you have to follow This is a busi You dont let football players play without RAY who acted on stage in Annie Get Your Gun and in the movies I Dream of Jeannie and died Tuesday of a heart attack in Panorama Most Middleton per formed in the television series and Too Close for Martin Sheen THE CAPITAL TIMES Editorial direction by The Capital Times Company Frederick President Frederick Frederick Nancy John Robert Gordon Postmaster Send address to 1901 Fish Hatchery Port Office Box WI 53708 EDITORIAL PHONE NUMBERS 2SJ6400 Phil dry editor2524419 Patiida aendate dry 2S2M30 Jerry editor2526421 Rob ZabekL sports edttar2526474 Carol RkrdaaPM editor2526480 Wo iGaekUL special David photo Joe Guy copy desk BUSINESS PHONE NUMBERS 2524363 Want Adi Other 2524321 MISS YOUR PAPER We hope but U you pleaie call your If your carrier cannot be and you live in the City ol call 2526363 and our Circulation Department will help you get Please call between and 7 Second clais postage paid at USPS 089860 Published every afternoon except Sunday holidays oi New Years Memorial 4th ol Labor Day and Christmas by Madison Single copies 30 cents HOME DELIVERY RATES Carrier collect Daily a Daily with Sunday Wisconsin State a ADVANCE OFFICE BILLING 3 Months 6 Months lYear Save Daily Dally with Sunday Wisconsin State not available for mail or farm service subscribers due to excessive distribution costs Circulation rates lor mail subscribers available upon The Associated Press Dina Ortega Carter holds her twin and Woman found teen stabbed Court wont split custody of twins Texas AP A state appeals court refused Thursday to divide custody of 12weekold identical twin boys between their teenage but gave the mother temporary overturning a state judges The threejudge panel of the 12th State Court of Ap peals overturned the March 28 order of State District Judge Virgil who had split custody of the twins between Stan and Dina Denise The appeals court ruled that Chad Edward Carter and Chase Edward Carter would remain with their mother until a final decision is made at the couples divorce hear has been living with his parents in Big and his 16yearold wife and children are with her parents in The couple did not attend the hear Carters Ric defended Mulanaxs saying the divided custody would help the couple reconcile their marital Im not sure my client really wanted the With Carter being in Houston and my client in Upshur this was the judges way to bring one child to Up shur Freeman Carters Mike said he was shocked by Freemans which uses the babies as a pawn to get the mother and father back The children were born Three weeks Carter filed for Mulanax gave Carter custody of Chad and Carter custody of Both parents wanted custody of both t In a brief filed with the appeals Tyler attorney Dale the divorce lawyer for called Mulanaxs decision insensitive and He said no evidence was presented to show the chil dren were abused or neglected or that Carter en gaged in any moral or physically detrimental Wilder manhunt shifts to New York PENN AP The na tionwide hunt for murderkidnap sus pect Christopher Wilder focused on upstate New York where the former racing driver is suspected of killing a 33yearold woman and stab bing a teenager before pushing her out of his A state police spokesman in Albany said troopers were on maximum alert and local police were checking motels for signs of the man named in warrants for three four dis appearances and one kidnapping on a trail that leads from the East Coast to California and Beauty pageant operators nation wide meanwhile were warned at the FBIs request to be alert for the 39 jearold whom agents say preys on attractive young women with promises of modeling for photo who is from al legedly abducted 16yearold Daw nette Sue Wilt of at gun point from an Indiana shopping mall earlier this the FBI said Thurs A motorist found Wilt walking in central New York State along a rural road near Penn Yan on the Yates County sheriffs department She had surgery for several stab wounds and was in guarded condition at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital A young woman with Wilder when Wilt was kidnapped was believed to be a California teenager last seen April 4 in a shopping Three hours after Wilt was a deliveryman 20 miles away found the body of Beth behind a hill in the town of The Monroe County medicalexaminer said she had been killed about noon with one shot in the back the There was no sign of said state Trooper Michael There was no sign of a A maroon Mercury Cougar that Wilder had been driving was found three miles away Thursday Wilder is now believed to be driving Dodges a 1982 goldcolored Pon tiac state police State police across western New York were looking for the bear ing New York license plate number In Atlantic the executive director of the Miss America Pag eant said he wrote at the FBIs re quest to officials of the state contests warning them to be aware of Wilders modus who was free on bail await ing trial in a December 1982 rape in New South is de scribed as nearly 6 feet tall and weighing 180 He has thin ning brown a neatly trimmed mustache and blue eyes and a 5inch scar on his right Should Lucas get the death penalty Jury to decide today Hefty baby The Associated Press SAN Texas AP Henry Lee a drifter convicted of the 1979 sex slaying of a young hitchhiker and charged in 17 other needs and deserves the death penalty a prosecutor Jurors who convicted of capital murder Thursday were re turning to court today to determine whether the drifter should die by le thal injection or spend his remaining years in Prosecutors indicated the jurors would hear evidence of four other al leged Lucas slayings during the sen tencing The panel of eight women and eight men decided that Lucas stran gled and robbed a young unidentified hitchhiker in October 1979 and dumped her body in a culvert near who says he murdered 360 people already has re ceived a life sentence and a 75year prison term for two other Texas mur At last he had been charged with 17 murders in Texas and five other Chief prosecutor Ed Walsh of Georgetown said he was more re lieved than surprised by the guilty but added that the most im portant task was the We convince the jury that Lucas needs and deserves the death he The jury got the case Wednesday night and deliberated more than nine hours over a twoday period before rendering its verdict We just came here to have a not set a said the surprised father of a 3ounce newborn daughter who may be the largest infant ever born in Dorothy and 24inchlong were in excellent condition today at Saint Vincent Health Center in The Guinness Book of World Records lists the largest surviving babies from normal parents as two 8ounce born in Italy and in South Larger including a 4ounce deformed have been but did not according to who is Sfoot4 and weighs 280 went into labor Wednesday after checking into the hospital as a The baby was delivered by Caesarean Father donates kidney sees daughter first time in 17 years Save 20 AP A 31year old woman blinded by diabetes wept in joy as she squeezed the hand of her whose decision to give her a kidney brought them together for the first time in 17 Hes given me more than a kid Chris Olsen said eight days after the transplant at Florida Hes given me Hospital spokesman Fred Moore said the two were feeling pretty The Robert may leave the hospital Sunday and Chris will probably be going home in an other two weeks somewhere in Moore The family split up 26 years ago when Chris Robert and Lor raine were Miss was working a a dia Vf betic assistant at a Pompano Beach hospital when her own kidney and diabetic condition worsened in I woke up one morning in July and it was lights and a month later my kidneys got worse and I had my first Miss Olsen said from a wheelchair at a press Miss Olsen said she never consid ered asking her father to donate a kidney because of the family But as her condition her considered giving one of his The brothers offer was ruled the discussion spurred Richards to start a hunt for her a 52yearold carpenter in the town of Danny said to It is time we get rid of this grudge in the Olsen Miss Olsen said as she squeezed her fathers On All Joanna Western Stock Window Shades SALE ENDS APRIL 30TH KD 1124 Regent Street Madison
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