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Big Spring Herald (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Big Spring, Texas Big Spring Herald wednesday May 16,1990 3-a Hubble Telescope finally sees stars nation Washington a the Hubble space Telescope has finally found the stars it was supposed to find. A for the first time we now Are sure we know where we Are pointing red Weiler Nasa program scientist for the $1.5 billion instrument said tuesday. A a we can Point to a place in space and actually find the stars that Are supposed to be there lock up on them measure them and use them for since it was set free into space from the space shuttle discovery on april 25, the Telescope has had a series of troubles that scientists have called Normal for the most Complex device Ever put into space. The first photograph from the Telescope had been expected a week after the launching but that Date has slipped time and again. Now engineers Are talking cautiously of capturing the first image on sunday. Tornado kills child injures 14 Stillwater okla. A Tornado killed a child injured at least 14 others and damaged scores of buildings in Northern and Western Oklahoma authorities said. One twister bearing winds of too Mph Cut a mile Long Swath in Stillwater hitting residential areas and the Oklahoma state University Campus. At least three other tornadoes touched Down in Oklahoma tuesday night. A 4-year-old was killed in Stillwater As his Mother drove to a relatives Home to take shelter authorities said. Authorities said the Mother who was Cut was unable to explain exactly what happened when the storm overtook them. Damage was reported to six apartment complexes and other homes., businesses and schools in this town of 40,000. About 40 units at a housing unit on the University Campus was reported damaged and the storm Tore part of the roof off the physical education Center. Portrait Sells for $82.5 million new York a Vincent Van Gogh a melancholy portrait of the doctor who treated him in the weeks before his suicide sold at auction for $82.5 million making it by far the most expensive painting in the world. The Sale tuesday of a portrait of or. Gachett came after a 10-minute bidding War at Christie a auction House Between two buyers who jacked up the Price in increments of $1 million. The 26-by-22.5-Inch Oil was Worth $141,000 per Square Inch to Kobayashi gallery of Tokyo which has emerged in recent years As a major buyer of impressionist Art. The total surpassed the $53.9 million paid for Van Gogh so a irises in 1987 at soothe by a said Susan Britman a Christie a spokeswoman. Explaining the astronomical Price Christie a president Christopher Burge cited the paintings Good condition its High profile exhibitions in new York Van Gogh painting and the opinion among Many that it is one of Van Gogh a five Best paintings. World Philippines . Owes $222.6 million Manila Philippines apr the Philippines claimed today the United states owed More than >220 million in Back debts and Manila expects Washington to keep its word regarding compensation for its military bases. A philippine official said the Issue May jeopardize talks on extending the lease for six installations after the current agreement expires in september 1991. Also today police arrested 15 people in the third straight Day of associated press photo sandinista strikers Daniel Ortega former nicaraguan president embraces Violeta Chamorro after learning she had Defeated him in the National elections in february. Government workers occupied buildings and demanded Chamorro s resignation tuesday during a strike that crippled Public services. Officially the strike is for higher pay but it apparently has political roots. First budget Summit creates Good feelings Washington a participants were encouraged by the bipartisan spirit of the first budget Summit meeting said the Texas senators who attended. A everyone left with the positive feeling that it was a Good Start a said sen. Phil Gramm a Republican after the one hour 40-minute meeting at the White House tuesday. His colleague from Texas Democrat Lloyd Bentsen said he was encouraged a to see that there seems to be a serious bipartisan Effort to address this president Bush called the Summit last week after the White House determined that without action the Federal deficit could be up to $100 billion higher than the $64 billion target of the Gramm Rudman budget balancing Law. Failure to trim the deficit could trigger automatic across the Board spending cuts under Gramm Rudman. A i think there la be some very difficult negotiations to try to figure out the Best Way to meet a deficit reduction target that is substantially higher than the administration had forecast in february a said Bentsen who attended As chairman of the Senate finance committee. Bush cited increased the higher Cost of the savings and loan bailout and slower economic growth As reasons for the change in the forecast. Deficit cuts of the magnitude being discussed by Bush Likely would require a mix of deep spending cuts and tax increases. A reality always has a sobering Impact a said Gramm asked to participate As Senate minority Leader Bob Doles representative. Another session involving the 21 lawmakers and administration officials was scheduled for thursday. Anti bases protests. They were among 300 people who tried to March to the . Embassy but were blocked by police. The Issue of Bac payments was raised during the third Day of talks Between the United states and the Philippines on a new bases agreement. The two delegations cancelled an afternoon session so they could attend a memorial service for two american airmen slain sunday by communist rebels near Clark air base. Iraq begins civil defense drills Baghdad Iraq a officials said today that Iraq has started civil defense drills in its major cities to prepare citizens in Case of a nuclear or chemical attack by Israel. One official speaking on condition of anonymity said the drills were a useful for both the authorities and the population to learn How to Deal with such but he would not discuss details of the preparations. Residents in various cities said part of the Drill included moving to huge Concrete shelters where they stay for hours until a Siren blows signalling they Are Clear to leave. They were also Given Gas masks to Wear. Others said they were moved outside towns in fast buses in an exercise aimed at moving them from a site that would be hit by nuclear or chemical weapons. President Saddam Hussein said in april that if Iraq was the target of a nuclear attack by Israel he would unleash his country a chemical weapons Arsenal. Baker to press soviets on Baltic Moscow apr Secretary of state James a. Baker Iii said today he would press soviet leaders to explain Why they have not begun a dialogue with leaders of the restive Baltic republics. A a it a not encouraging a Baker said. A a. I am referring to the fact that we would like to see a dialogue with respect to the situation in the Baltic. That dialogue has not yet Baker was Here for four Days of talks with foreign minister Eduard a. Shevardnadze aimed at reaching a nuclear weapons agreement for president Bush and soviet president Mikhail s. Gorbachev to sign at their Summit in Washington two weeks from now. Baker said he planned a to talk common sense to the soviets and warn them that congressional concern Over soviet policies in the Baltic might derail attempts to negotiate a new Trade treaty Between Washington and Moscow. James a. Baker Iii Hughes rental amp sales twin mattress and foundation mattress and foundation the savings have arrived special prices on our new delivery of Premium Quality bedding by Loving care mattresses for a Good night s sleep treat yourself to a new mattress and Box Spring at fantastic savings while Supply lasts full Pillow top mattress amp foundation Queen Pillow top mattress amp foundation King set Reg. $1099 Complete twin size bed includes mattress foundation footboard amp headboard 239 Complete Quot your jobs your credit Quot All bedding sold in sets Only Hughes rental and sales 1611 Gregg 267-6770 open 9 am-6 pm monday saturday

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