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Centralia Chronicle (Newspaper) - February 24, 1997, Centralia, Washington
Weather tomorrow partly sunny monday feb. 24, 1997 Thum Ulm tomorrow ugly 55 see details Back Page dip Clur mute serve a the g pc tar Lewis county area of Wash ton Swec 1889 50 cents Index classifieds b5 comics .a7 crossword b6 dear Abby .a9 for the record .a9 Horoscope b6 lottery. A3 movies b2 obituaries .a4 opinion Page As people. .a2 police news .a3 attitude study says do needs to improve image Northwest Page a5sewer woe Chehalis Plant May need major repair local Page a3����������ichehalin lets creativity Fly on birdhouses by Ruth Levine the chronicle the spacious workshop the elegant armoire in the bedroom the polished Kitchen cabinets All speak to Jim Nale s Talent for working with Wood. But a hint to where Nales attention has now shifted can be found on the Walls where decorative birdhouses Peep out from the Corners. In the past two years the 74-year-old Chehalis resident has made from he to 150 birdhouses. He retired in 1986 As superintendent of the City Sparks department after starting work there in 1972. The Birdhouse designs Are As varied As the neighbourhoods in a teeming City. A birdhouses Are therapy a Nale said in an interview at his Home. A it dawned on me that i m doing the right thing. In a not going to sit in a chair and waste my Nale who is visually impaired uses a magnifying Glass to help him with his Craft. The result has been a prolific outpouring of work and imagination. A every relative around the country has one of Jim a birdhouses a said Nales daughter. Marilyn Sexton. The House where Nale his wife Lorraine and brother in Law Fred Stoner live was built in 1890. A everything you see in this House has been touched or worked on by said Nales son. Jim. Nale uses a Hole Chart As a reference when building the entrances for the Wrens sparrows swallows Robins barn owls and ducks that May take up residence in his birdhouses. They Are made out of Pine and Cedar Wood and Many Are trimmed with Walnut or decorated with Copper nails and plates. He has a cooperative arrangement with Painter sunny Palmtag another Chehalis resident whom he met at the area Farmers Market. Nale builds the birdhouses and Palmtag paints them. They have full creative License a recognition of each others talents. For every two birdhouses Nale gives her to paint Palmtag keeps one. On one Birdhouse at Nales Home she has painted Graceful daffodils in Bloom that look freshly plucked. On others Green leaves wrap themselves around entire birdhouses. Nale is a self taught Carpenter. His ideas for the birdhouses include a nesting Box for Wood ducks a replica of the Long Beach police station and a clean out plug for a miniature Chimney. The ideas All grow out of his imagination and the world he sees around him. A i never did see dad build the same Birdhouse Quot Sexton said. Gary j Cychowski / tha chronicle Jim Nale uses a magnifying Glass and a ruler to measure the location for a Birdhouse Perch he built recently. In the past two years Nale has made Between too and 150 birdhouses. Man opens fire at new York landmark gunman tourist killed 69-year-old palestinian fires into crowd on Empire state building s Absen tation deck new York apr an English teacher from the Caza strip fired a gun into a crowd on the Empire state building s 86th-floor observation deck sending tourists diving for cover and stampeding toward exits. One person was killed and six others injured before the gunman shot himself in the head and died. The gunman a passport identified him As Ali Abu Kamal a 69-year-old palestinian. A son in Law in the Gaza strip said Ahu Kamal was an English teacher with no apparent ties to Radical palestinian groups. Abu Kamal died without regaining consciousness five hours after the shootings. He came to the United states from Cairo Egypt on Christmas eve and apparently bought the gun in Ronda mayor Rudolph Giuliani said. Witnesses said the Man muttered something about Egypt seconds before he began finn at about 5 . Sunday onto the panoramic outdoor deck that surrounds a Large windowed room on the 86th floor. A i heard a loud popping noise Quot said Jean Luc will 40, a French Younst visiting new York with his family. A i thought at first it was Little child playing with fireworks. There was one shot then two or three seconds passed then three shots pop pop. Pop Quot in Gaza City today relatives of Abu Kamal made preparations for a Wake at the Home of his daughter and son in Law erecting a White mourning tent outside his one Story House near the Mediterranean. The son in Law Ranier Dahshan said that after the shooting the family called an acquaintance of Abu Kamala a in new York City who confirmed the death. Dahshan said it was unlikely Abu a p lease see shooting Back a estate Champ Chehalis madmen bring titles Home sports Page by scientists clone adult mammal for first time humans next research suggests it s possible but Gene experts say it would be unethical to try new York apr scientists have cloned an adult mammal for the first time producing a Lamb named Dolly and an unsettling signal that Sci i notions of cloning people might just be possible. The Lamb was cloned from a 6-year-old Ewe using tissue taken from the ewes udder. Scientists had t thought a whole mammal could be regenerated from mature body cells that were specialized for something other than reproduction. The scientific landmark opens the door to cloning prize farm animals such As cattle and should make it much easier to add or modify genes in livestock experts said. While the research suggests that cloning humans might be possible Gene experts said it would be unethical to try. A we think it would be ethically unacceptable and certainly would not want to be involved in that project a said researcher Ian Wilmut one of the scientists reporting the sheep cloning. Carl Feldbaum president of the biotechnology Industry Organiza Tion which represents about 700 companies and research centers agreed. A the biotechnology Industry exists to use genetic information to cure disease and improve agriculture a he said sunday adding that human cloning should be prohibited. A report of the sheep cloning will be published in thursdays Issue of the journal nature by Wilmut and colleagues at the Roslin Institute near Edinburgh Scotland and others. Before the new work scientists had been Able to take tissue from adult frogs and create genetically identical tadpoles. But the tadpoles never developed fully into frogs. To do the sheep cloning scientists took cells from the ewes udder tissue and cultivated them in a lab using a treatment that made the cells essentially dormant. They also took unfertilized sheep eggs and removed the eggs nucleus the control room that contains the genes. Then they put the ewes cells together with the egg cells and used an electric current to make them fuse. The eggs now equipped with a nucleus grew into embryos As if they a been fertilized. The embryos were put into ewes to develop. The process was horrendously inefficient. Of 277 fused eggs Only one please see clone Back Paf get chinese line streets to see Deng motorcade Beijing apr Deng Xiaoping was cremated this morning at a cemetery for revolutionary leaders in preparation for a memorial service tuesday to be attended by to xxx communist elite. More than i of xxx people a Many of them bused in from state factories and industries a thronged a main thoroughfare for a glimpse of the motorcade carrying his body official Media said. Deng 92, died wednesday. Armed police in dress uniforms lined the roads at 10-foot intervals while the 40-car motorcade crept along the Broad Boulevard which runs from the heart of Beijing out to the cemetery in the Western Hills of the City. Deng a chosen successor president and communist party head Jiang Zemin was among the chinese leaders who bowed the traditional three times before his body Early inlay As they paid their final please see Deng bar k Page a news in a hurry a roads will close for sewer repair the Borst Avenue Sharon Street intersection in Centralia will be closed today and tuesday for emergency sewer repair. According to Dick Southworth utilities director a Detour around the work will be available from Allen Avenue to mount Vista Avenue. The break in the line took place Friday and involved service to to Homes he said. A temporary repair was made Over the past weekend. Crews were ready to Start work after first making sure to locate other Utility lines in the area Southworth said. He said the cause of the break is still under investigation. Coming tuesday Archery store Dan Cosser an employee at smoke no Arrow uses a Fletching wheel to hold arrows while he attaches the Fletching. The Fletching is made up of the feathers used on an Arrow. Read More about the store located Between Chehalis and Onalaska on the business Page in tuesdays chronicle. Gary j. Cichowski / the chronicle Industrial Accident kills millwright a Rochester Man died Friday night while working at the Wayne Dalton corporation a Mill at 2001 Industrial drive in Centralia. Frank Weger 56, died at Providence Centralia Hospital after being electrocuted according to Lewis county Coroner Terry Wilson. According to a police report from the Centralia police department Weger who was a millwright was repairing a piece of machinery sometime before 5 39 . When the incident occurred. It f
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