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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - June 3, 1990, Burlington, Iowa Sports showdown in the East is today Page in midlands you decide which is Croo Keder Page in business Grain Deal figures in agreement Page id a. % a a a Jufa r so nil la sunday june 3, 1990 the Hawk Eye forecast a Calm Between the storms partly Cloudy and cooler today High 67 More rain tomorrow. Page 2aiowa s oldest newspaper153rd year a no. 201 800 s. Main St. A Burlington Iowa 52601 a 319 754-8461 140 pages a 75 cents questions on Germany end Summit Camp David my. A president Bush and soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev wrestled Over differences on Germany in a final full Day of sum Mitry at this Mountain hideaway yesterday. Despite disagreements Bush said a i see this Glass not half empty but half full a and Gorbachev described the talks As instructive but said there were a real problems the leaders would not a turn a Blind Eye the Day Long session of informal talks All but ended the four Day Summit. The last act was to be a wrap up news conference today and then Gorbachev was heading for stops in Minneapolis and san Francisco. Contentious issues such As Germany and Lithuania were shelved during morning talks but the changing face of Europe emerged As a subject before Days end. Asserting that the soviet Union has a voice in the unification of Germany Gorbachev declared a we must remember that we Are All part of this standing alongside Gorbachev Bush defended his decision to sign a Trade treaty with Gorbachev even though Moscow had not eased its economic pressure on Lithuania. A i look at the Overall relationship a he said referring to Summit a please turn to Page 8a Busy races fail to stir interest by Ron Parker and Michael of Connor the Hawk Eye local and area election officials Are predicting a Light voter turnout for tuesdays primary. A a it a been pretty quiet a said Vicki Leonard Des Moines county auditor and election commissioner. A i thought there would be More the 1990 election in Iowa features countywide races for supervisor recorder attorney and treasurer. The Only exception in Southeast Iowa is Louisa county where voters must fill a vacancy in the sheriffs position. There will also be statewide primaries for . Senator governor Secretary of state state auditor attorney general and agriculture Secretary. Polls will be open across Iowa from 7 . To 9 . All voters must declare themselves a Republican or a Democrat before casting a ballot. Party registration can be changed at the polling site on election Day. Lee county auditor Anne Pedersen said Only 80 people had requested Absentee ballots by last Friday compared to almost 200 two years ago. A a its been very disappointing a she said. A i perceive that the turnout on tuesday will reflect the same kind of numbers. Its going to be a very Low turnout. No ones talking about a a we re going to have a very Low turnout because there Are interest a please turn to Page 8a candidates work to round up votes by Mike Glover the associated press Des Moines three democratic gubernatorial candidates spent yesterday cranking up voter turnout efforts shifting their focus from stump speeches to phone Banks and wrapping up the Campaign with a flurry of television commercials. Attorney general Tom Miller was firming up support in his Home town of Dubuque while House speaker Don Avenson campaigned in vote Rich Central and Eastern Iowa. Former banker John Chrystal stopped in Des Moines before heading for Western Iowa to Campaign in Council Bluffs and Sioux City. Weather forced Avenson to scrap a visit to Burlington where he was to have thrown out the first pitch at Community Field where the minor league baseball team was playing Host to United Auto workers. None of the candidates were sounding new themes but instead were pounding Home their Campaign messages. Abortion rights activists were running heavy television commercials touting Avenson a pro Choice position and assaulting Millers anti abortion stance. Race a please turn to Page 8a inside business 1d happenings 6d classified ads 6d midlands 1c crossword 11d opinions 4a dear Abby 11c sports 1b deaths records 9a 10 supplements inside local pickets excised . Case talks continue in Milwaukee by Ann Weiler and Steve Delaney the Hawk Eye despite an hour by hour Extension to their 39-month-old contract some Union members yesterday established a picket at the Burlington . Case Plant. Negotiators for the United Auto workers and the company agreed to the Extension shortly before the contract expired at Midnight Friday. The two sides met behind closed doors for several hours yesterday at a Milwaukee hotel. There was no word of any Progress in the negotiations. A there of course Are a number of things discussed a Case spokesman Rick James said last night. A everything is always still on the but word of the Extension which could be called off by either Side at anytime was not Welcome news to some members of local 807 in Burlington. A a there a no contract so we Arentt working a said Fred Gerdom. A a it a that Gerdom was among to people standing at the Plant Entrance at noon yesterday. There was no regular work scheduled yesterday or today. All weekend overtime work was cancelled. Workers Are scheduled to report for their regular shifts tomorrow. The group had been visited about a half hour earlier by three Union representatives who reported that the company continue negotiations As Long As a Law strike sign which Gerdom said dated from Case a please turn to Page 8a John Galoost the Hawk Eye members of United Auto workers local 807 share a break yesterday morning while picketing . Case co. In the North Bottoms. From left the Wildcat protestors include Steve Olson Mike Whitaker Kenny Schnedler and Rick Orth. Storm spawns twister in Van Buren county by Steve Sands the Hawk Eye a Tornado splintered a machine shed in Southwest Van Buren county yesterday while Strong winds buffeted the rest of Southeast Iowa. Trees and Power lines were downed. Boat traffic was also muffled on the White capped Mississippi River. The Van Buren county sheriffs department reported the Tornado at 11 34 . About a mile West of Cantril. Doug Boyd 36, ordered his three children Down to the basement shortly before the Tornado struck the residence strewing debris from Boyds shed Over an eighth of a mile area. The shed stood by the House Boyd is renting from another Cantril resident. A it started raining hard and got dark a Boyd said. A you could hear a noise so i told the girls to head for the a Short time later Boyd inspected the damage. Power lines were downed from either the Tornado or flying tin and the roof was twisted Boyd said. Although Boyd never saw the funnel he said the damage is evidence it touched Down. A you did no to have to see it you could just hear Bridgette Boyd 13, the oldest Boyd daughter said a first the Power went off and came Back on. It just went so fast we even see or anything. We could hear it the 13-year-old was in charge of corralling her two Sisters Amanda la and Natasha 8, and one of the family cats. Another cat and seven Kittens were already downstairs. Boyd his wife and three children were not injured. Van Buren sheriffs officials reported no other weather related incidents. A storm system that stretched from Central to Northeast Iowa moved rapidly eastward at 35 to 40 mph according to George Phillips of the National weather service in Moline. Several thunderstorms also developed rapidly and died he said. A Peak wind gust of 42 mph was reported in Burlington at 1 30 ., he said. Des Moines and surrounding counties were under a Tornado watch from la . To 6 . Yesterday but it was cancelled at mid afternoon Phillips said. Strong winds set off three business alarms Between 8 47 storm a please turn to Page 8a John a in Tho Hawk by a Large tree limb in the 500 Block of South tenth Street fell on two cars belonging to Dale and Elaine Martin 516 s. Tenth St., Mike ale Andropoulos 515 s. Tenth St., looks where the limb severed from the tree. Traffic was blocked on the Street until City Crews sawed the tree up

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