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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 28, 1990, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Amp in saturday april 28.1990 Iowa today final edition Cedar rapids Iowa vol. 108, no. 109 50 cents outdoor bulls Eye Central City a Patricia Bridge a National Champion Archer Page 5b learning from a pro Steve Hayes contributes to Owca basketball program Back Page 16c baseball scoreboard . Cubs at dodgers late red sox 7 athletics 6 reds 3 expos 2 cardinals at giants late indians 7 twins 2 Phillies 7 braves 1 a Lei Brewers 9 tigers 6 Mots 1 astros 0 Yankees 5 Angels 4 White sox 6 Blue jays 1 pirates at padres late mariners 4 orioles 3 rangers at royals late inside metro Iowa a what motorists should watch for As warm weather brings children out to play. Page a. Page 2 a a Canadian doctor talks about the problems of her country a healthcare system. Page 2a. Iowa news a economist John Galbraith criticizes president Bush during an Iowa visit for not helping communist nations in their struggle for liberation. Page 10a. A most county auditors oppose a Bill allowing election Day voter registration a Survey shows. Page 13a. Farm a sen. Tom Harkin pushes for Federal assistance for disabled Farmers. Page 14a. Today a chuckle nature abhors a vacuum and human nature abhors a vacuum cleaner Salesman rett rtt forecast showers lingering in East partly sunny. Highs 59-68 lows 40-46. Today a Daylight 13 hrs., 55 min. See 16c. Index Abby. 15a Iowa news. A births. 16a legals. 14c City briefs. 14a log. 8c classified. 1-13c Money. 6b comics. 12a movies. 15a crisscross. 15a outdoor. 5b crossword. 12a people. 16c crypt quote. 5c Region. 11a deaths. 16a sports. 1-4b editorial. 6a stocks. 7-8b farm. 14a today. 8c Greene. 2a u.s.-world3a Horoscope 8c weather. 16c judge orders foreclosure on Stouffer a hotel by Dick Hogan Gazette courts reporter a District judges ruling Friday clears the Way for the possible Sale of Stouffer a five seasons hotel in Cedar rapids. Linn District judge Harold Swailes declared five seasons inn inc., and five seasons inn limited partnership in default of its mortgage to Aetna life insurance co., and ordered foreclosure on the building and its leased air rights. Swailes ruled the City of Cedar rapids retains a underlying ownership interest of the property on which the building sits. The City leased air rights for the building to the five seasons groups and that is what would be sold to satisfy Aetna a Lien. Swailes entered a judgment against the five seasons groups for the mortgage amount of $8,025,990.30, plus $383,365.06 interest since last nov. 16, and ordered accrual of to percent annual interest from last dec. 22. Also assessed Are costs and attorneys fees. Also attached to the property is at least $519,182 in unpaid and delinquent real estate taxes. Still to be decided is the personal liability if any of Peter and Lorrayne Bezanson principals in the five seasons inn and the interests of the Stouffer hotel management corporation under its management contract for the downtown Cedar rapids hotel. A court hearing on Stouffer a rights will be held june 5. Swailes also granted appointment of a receiver for the property but ruled that the receiver will not manage the hotel. After mortgage payments for july through november of 1989 were not paid Aetna went to court last december seeking foreclosure. The hotel remains open and operating. Edward Deases and his lawyer Julia Keifer leave a Cedar rapids courtroom Friday after phases was convicted of first degree murder in the death of Jennifer Gardner. Defendant a cute a a not guilty a girls decide associated press reporters Arentt the Only ones interested in the first degree murder trial of Edward Deases a so Are High school girls who called the Decapita Tor since Early this week business Law students from Cedar rapids Jefferson High school have sat in on the trial. Learning How the court system operates and applying it to their studies is Nice the High school girls said. But there a another reason they re Here. A i think he a Good looking a Iii think ill write to him. I guess id Tell him i done to think he a guilty Trisha finn Jefferson Junior said Trisha finn a Junior. A a he a cute a agreed fellow Junior Lehia Roberts. The trim dark haired Deases 22, was found guilty Friday of first degree murder in the death of Jennifer Gardner last May 28 in Ames. Deases has admitted cutting off Gardner a head to make her body More difficult to identify and to cover up the crime. His brother Ruben Deases 18, has already been convicted of first degree murder in the 20-year-old woman a death. The interest by the High school girls Hasni to gone unnoticed by the defendant. Quot eddies been enjoying the attention a said one of the guards assigned to Deases. The girls say they think Deases should spend some time behind bars. But they said that put in Edwards position they would also do anything to help their brother. A i done to think he killed her. Family comes first. I think i would do the same thing. He loves his brother and did no to want anything to happen to him a Roberts a please turn to 17a girls associated press a Man who admitted decapitating the Corpse of his brother a Girlfriend was convicted Friday of first degree murder in the woman a death. Edward Deases 22, showed no emotion As the verdict was read in Linn county District court shortly before 3 . And As each of the seven men and five women on the panel then were individually polled to affirm their decision. He appeared resigned to being sent to prison when the Case was submitted to the jury shortly before noon thursday. A a it a time to pay the Piper a Deases said then As guards escorted him Back to jail a sheriffs officer confided to reporters Friday. First degree murder is punishable by a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole. Only the governor May commute the sentence and reduce the term. Jurors also had been told they could consider acquittal or conviction for second degree murder or voluntary manslaughter which carry less severe penalties. District judge . Seiser said sentencing would be set at a later Date and probably would be held in five or six weeks. He said he first would have to order a pre sentencing investigation and give defense lawyers a Chance to decide whether to file an Appeal. Public defender Julia Keifer responded a no comment a when asked if she would file an Appeal and declined to respond to other questions from reporters. But she patted Deases on the Arm in a comforting manner As he was being handcuffed to be taken out of the courtroom. Jurors who deliberated for nearly eight hours Over parts of thursday and Friday refused to discuss their verdict. But outside the courtroom some Shook hands and told one an other a Good a please turn to 17a Deases Harkin aide intervened for Council Bluffs Bank by David Lynch Gazette Washington reporter Washington a an aide to sen. Tom Harkin a Iowa late last year intervened in a Federal Case against the first National Bank of Council Bluffs which was charged with a violation of lending Law and ordered to reimburse borrowers. The office of the comptroller of the currency oct refused to review its decision which Cost the Bank a in the Low five figures a according to Bank president Tony Payne but the futile intervention earned a notation in a new log being kept by Bank regulators about Calls received from Capitol Hill. Bank and savings and loan regulators have received 25 Calls from lawmakers or their aides on behalf of financial institutions since House and Senate banking committee chairmen set up the log last August. That action followed the so called Keating Case in which five senators face ethics committee charges for allegedly exercising political muscle on behalf of Charles Keatings Lincoln savings and loan. Richard Bender harking Stop legislative assistant who made Telephone Calls to the oct on behalf of the Council Bluffs Bank Friday insisted his actions were he said that while he would be inclined to do it again under the same circumstances he would consult with harking Stop congressional aide Don Foley a in Light of How these things seem to mushroom in the Wake of the Keating Case. In a lengthy Telephone interview Friday Payne said he was a please turn to 17a Harkin a courts should treat victim restitution John Galbraith like a car payment a Linn county official says during a victims rights conference. Page to a. A its time to pay the Piper Deases convicted of first degree in Gardner murder a Cut slash race worries Derris by Rod Boshart Gazette Des Moines Bureau Des Moines a two democratic gubernatorial contenders continue to fan their political firestorm while party officials worry that More flare U.S.could end the survivors Hopes of beating Republican Terry Branstad this fall. A obviously we re concerned that we focus on Terry Branstad and not focus on differences among ourselves a Iowa democratic party spokesman Joe Shannahan said a Day after attorney general Tom Miller and House speaker Don Avenson engaged in a stinging Exchange thursday night. A we certainly done to want our Campaign for governor to sink to the level of the Texas Campaign for governor a he added. A i done to want our campaigns to be cutting and slashing one Avenson took offence to Millers charge he a identifies with the drunk Driver for opposing tougher Laws for alcohol related offences. He accused the attorney general scamp of adopting a a doomsday machine strategy that could annihilate All three democrats chances. Don Avenson Tom Miller a a there a Only one reason a supposed front runner goes negative and that a that they done to think they re the front runner anymore a said Avenson. A i think they have something that tells them they re in trouble and that a Why they re doing Miller refuted that Contention saying he grew tired of being the target of negative a please turn to 17a Doms coming tomorrow who a doing the housework in a two income family

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