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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wednesday May 16,1990 Iowa today final edition Cedar rapids Iowa vol. 108, no. 127 50 cents hair raising stories much ado about a Lousy Hairdo dear Abby Page 13a baseball scoreboard . Expos at dodgers late mariners St by jays late cubs 12 braves 2 Mats at giants late White sox 3 orioles 2 reds 5 pirates 4 . Red sox St royals Ppd. Cardinals 4 astros 0 Yankees 7 twins 3 Angels 8 Brewers 3 Phillies at padres late indians 5 a a 4 tigers 3 rangers 2 inside neighbors a the lunch Bunch does no to just Munch at Emerson school thanks to Wayne Jackson. Neighbors. Page 2 a sen. Charles g r a s s i e y charges that a bureaucrats in Washington have left choosing the route for the proposed Avenue of the saints to Congress. Page 2a. A summertime nears a and that Means it must be time for a major Street construction project in Cedar rapids right right. Page 2a. Sen. Grassley Money a in industries at its shareholders meeting vows to be a responsible corporate citizen. Page 6b. Sports a new Drake basketball coach Rudy Washington hires a female a a assistant coach to take charge of academics for his team. Page in. A Iowa baseball coach Duane Banks whose team hosts the big ten tournament this week says the event should be done away with. Page in. Rudy Washington Index Abby. 13a births. 14a Bridge. 12a City briefs. 11a classified .10-15b comics. 5b crisscross. 12a crossword. 5b crypt quote 15b deaths. 14a editorial. 6a farm. 9b games .12a,5b Horoscope. 14b Iowa news. A legals .9-10b log .4a Marion. 4a Money. 6b movies. 12a people. 16b sports. 1-4b stocks. 7-8b today. 4a to. 12a .-world3a but Arttra regional newspaper serving Eastern Iowa forecast Cloudy Breezy and showers today. Highs 69-73 lows 47-51 today a Daylight 14 hrs., 36 min. See 16b. Today a chuckle not people sell out. Some lease with an option to buy. Strike at air terrorists panel commission also urges warning Public of threats Washington apr a presidential commission said tuesday the Federal government should respond to air terrorism with a preemptive or retaliatory military the panel convened to investigate the 1988 bombing of pan am flight 103 Over Lockerbie Scotland also 83% vote for Marion fire station by Tom fru Ahlung Gazette staff writer a Bond Issue to build a second fire station in Marion passed by a resounding margin on tuesday. The $825,000 measure was approved by 1,775 voters with 355 voting against it. The 83.3 percent approval easily topped the 60 percent needed for passage. Quot that is just terrific a Marion mayor vie Klopfenstein said of the vote result. Quot it Speaks Well of our fire Marion fire chief Jim Ford said he was overwhelmed by the Clear margin of Victory. A i really appreciate the efforts of a lot of people in getting this accomplished. And i think its a vote of Confidence for our firefighters. Quot we feel there is a need. I think the Public appreciates what we do and agree with Klopfenstein said that with two stations a three minute response time will be possible to almost parts of Marion. Tuesdays voter turnout totalled 19 percent of the eligible voters a number that surprised Klopfenstein. Quot that a a Good percentage for this Type of plans Are to construct a satellite station adjacent to the police station on land that has been donated to the City. As the City experiences expected growth on the East Side the new station will Likely become the Headquarters. Fire and emergency services will be maintained at both the new facility and the Headquarters on eighth Avenue. Four additional firefighters will be hired Over the next two years to Supply necessary manpower to operate the two stations. Plans Call for construction to begin next Spring with completion slated for the fall of 1991. It will Cost taxpayers an average of $17 a year Over the next to years to pay for the Bond Issue. Called for a system to notify passengers of credible terrorist threats and said the government should take More seriously the possibility of terrorist strikes in the United states. The seven member commission proposed Quot major reforms in the Federal aviation administration and called for a halt to a key Faa program to combat terrorism a the installation of sophisticated Thermal Neutron analysis Tea machines at 150 High risk airports around the world. The report handed to president Bush tuesday said the bomb that destroyed pan am 103 a is believed to have weighed half or less than the amount the Tea machine would reliably detect. A but the Lockerbie disaster in which 270 people on the plane and on the ground died Quot May Well have been preventable a the commission said. It recommended Quot planning and training for preemptive or retaliatory military strikes against known terrorist enclaves in nations that Harbor Quot where such direct strikes Are inappropriate the commission recommends a lesser option including Covert operations to prevent disrupt or respond to terrorist a he got what he deserved victim Gazette photo by Todd Mcinturf Brian Clarke listens tuesday As the jury s guilty verdicts Are read in his trial for attempted murder and wilful injury in the shooting of Kevin Herren. Clark convicted of attempted murder by Dick Hogan Gazette court reporter a to very pleased. He got what he deserved a shooting victim Kevin Herren said tuesday after learning a Linn District court jury had convicted Brian Clarke of attempted murder and wilful injury. A a in a very glad ifs Over with. In a going to try to get my life straightened Back out again. I still have a divorce to go through yet a Herren said. Clarke and Herren a wife Regina admitted in court testimony that they were having an affair when the shooting happened dec. 13 outside the herons Marion Mobile Home. Neither Regina nor Kevin Herren was in court for the verdict. Closing his eyes for a moment was Clarke s Only outward reaction to the verdicts. His family was visibly upset while the Herren were visibly pleased but no audible protest or Joy was expressed. Judge Lynne Brady had cautioned spectators against outbursts before calling in the jury. Clarkes father Danny said afterwards that he had Quot a lot of reaction but i have no a a in a upset a a said Regina Herren in a Telephone interview a i done to condone the action by any Means. I done to believe he Clarke had the right to do what he did. But i done to agree with the verdict either. I done to believe that Brian Clarke came Here with the intent to kill my soon to be sex husband. A if i believed Brian Clarke came Here with intent to kill my husband i would not have had anything to do with him the state itself one of the Marion detectives admitted they had no proof that he intended to or planned to Mur Der Kevin a she told the Gazette. She testified in Clarkes defense and sat with his family monday during final arguments by defense attorney James Bennett and prosecutor Harold Denton assistant county attorney for Linn county. Brady set Clarke s sentencing for july 3. Attempted murder carries a sentence of up to 25 years in prison and wilful injury up to to years. With a firearm involved there a a min a please turn to 15a verdict Van Gogh Sells for $82.5 million from Gazette wire services new York a Vincent Van Gogh a haunting Quot portrait of or. Gachet a completed six weeks before the artists suicide in 1890, was bought last night for $82.5 million by gallery Kobayashi of Tokyo in a Sale at Christie a in new York. The Price was the highest Ever paid for an artwork purchased at an auction House. Quot this is by far the worlds most expensive painting a surpassing the $53.9 million Price bid for Van Gogh a Quot irises in november 1987 at soothe by a auction House said Susan Britman spokeswoman for Christie. The buyer was in the room during the approximately to minutes of bidding that opened at $20 million Britman said. Toward the end of bidding just two people were vying for the painting she said. The Van Gogh sold for $75 million plus a to percent buyers fee bringing the total Price to $82.5 million. The painting was loaned to the metropolitan museum of Art in 1984. It is from the collection of Siegfried Kramarsky a German born new York banker who died in 1961. In a letter to artist Paul Gauguin Van Gogh wrote june 16 that he had painted Gachet Quot with the heart broken expression of our time and that it was a not destined to be portrait of or. Gachett / % Gazette photo by Todd Mcinturf reaching his Peak Chuck Mccubbin of Marion paints the Gable of a House on Bever Avenue be. Mccubbin works for j and j contractors. Soil conservation chief told done to relax rules by Bert Kreitlow Gazette Rural affairs writer Des Moines a the nations top soil conservation official has allowed government credibility to erode along with Iowa soil Iowa Farmers politicians and environmentalists charged tuesday. In fact . Soil conservation service director Wilson scaling was asked to resign by Cedar Falls Farmer John Miller because of a recent Short lived pcs decision that would have weakened a soil conservation Law. Scaling thought he was coming to Iowa tuesday to help plan a series of summer hearings in the state. He called for the hearings a month ago to re establish the allowable soil loss limits established in the 1985 farm Bill. The limits will affect thousands of Iowa Farmers and the Way they farm the 12 million acres in the state considered the most prone to erosion. Scaling a Stout Man with a Texas drawl told the group of about too packed into a room at the Federal building that he decided to hold hearings in every county of Iowa this june and july because the rules have created such a controversy. A a in be had enough phone Calls from producers Here in Iowa to raise my level of concern a he said. But instead of planning for the hearings but two people who spoke at the a a planning meeting had harsh words for scaling. They said changing the 1985 regulations is a bad idea. The Call for hearings in april came a week after the the pcs increased the amount of soil loss Farmers in Iowa would be allowed and still be considered in compliance with the Law. Those soil loss standards have since been rescinded said please turn to 15a. Erosion coming tomorrow soviet students write to Cedar rapids students

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