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Progress, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1990, Clearfield, Pennsylvania A _ a the Progress  --------.--.--1--�---- vol. 84-no. 107 our 77th year Clearfield Curwensville Philipsburg Moshannon Valley pa., saturday May 5, 1990 18,856 copies daily 30cents 46 pages Germany allies discuss reunification by Kevin Costelloe associated press writer Bonn West Germany a the two Germany today opened their first top level unification talks with the United states and the other world War ii allies who carved up their nation 45 years ago. However the question of How to fit a single Germany into modern International military alliances remained a major obstacle in the Rush toward reunification. The soviet Union says a United Germany cannot be part of nato the Western military organization that was poised against the soviet led Warsaw pact throughout the cold War. . Officials with the full support of Bonn and other Western allies say the United Germany must belong to the North Atlantic treaty organization. With each Side hoping for a softening of the other s position Secretary of state James a. Baker Iii and soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze were meeting with their counterparts from Britain France and the two German states. Prosperous West Germany for its part is hoping to Dangle enough economic incentives in front of the soviets to overcome the difficulties. Today s talks follow free elections held in East Germany on March 18. East germans will vote again sunday in local elections that Likely will remove vestiges of communist control and virtually Complete the revolution that began a year ago. No final decisions Are expected to be made at today s meeting in Bonn which comes 3 /2 weeks de fore the Start of a Summit in Washington. While the global aspects of reunification hang in the balance the two German states Are becoming More linked each Day. The two countries will take a huge leap Forward july 2, when the mighty West German Mark becomes the East German currency. Germans on both sides of now crumbling Border barriers and world leaders Are preparing for the most monumental shift in Central Europe since the War. World War ii and Germany s nazi past form the backdrop to today s talks. The soviets joined Britain France and the United states to crush the third Reich and they maintain a voice in what happens to the two German states formed after the nazi defeat. A Quarter million . Troops Are stationed in West Germany and an estimated 380,000 soviet troops Are in East Germany. On his arrival in Bonn on Friday Shevardnadze made it Clear he sees nato membership for a United Germany As jeopardizing the european stability the soviets desire. Asked if a United Germany can Bush says some nuclear weapons still Are needed in Europe by Rita Beamish associated press writer Stillwater okla. A president Bush says that even As he slashes new missile systems and negotiates with the soviets to reduce others nuclear weapons Are still needed in Europe. Only the combination of conventional forces and nuclear forces have insured peace in Europe he said Friday in the first of a series of commencement speeches he will make on the changing geopolitical face of the world. Bush said that in addition to scrapping upgraded Lance missiles in Europe he wants to begin talks with the soviets to reduce other Short Range missiles shortly after signing a treaty on reducing conventional forces next fall. Nonetheless he said the United states is not going to allow Europe to become Safe for conventional thus the nuclear component must remain to protect Europe in concert with conventional elements such As troops and tanks he said. Clearfield connection members invited to join walking club members of Clearfield Hospital s Clearfield connection Are invited to participate in a new Benefit an organized walking club. A number of Clearfield connection members have expressed a desire to exercise but would like to take on an activity As part of a group instead of tackling it alone explained Patty Kum Mick director of corporate communications at the Hospital. Based on this request and the known benefits of walking we decided to organize such a interested walkers will meet once a week at the track within the driving Park. The intensity and duration of exercise will Progress throughout the sessions and will be based on the needs of the walkers. Walkers Are urged to receive physician approval before beginning any exercise program and should Wear casual clothing and comfortable supportive shoes. Our first session is set for tuesday at 10 . For five to 10 minutes prior to each walking session a health briefing will be presented by Hospital personnel or physicians. Health briefing topics include proper footwear foot health and Massage exercising for a healthy heart exercise and cholesterol exercising with arthritis and Many other topics of interest is. Kummick noted. The briefings will be followed by simple warm up stretches and then the actual walking. We be designed this Benefit to be very flexible. If Clearfield connection members would rather walk at 8 30 . Instead of 10 in the morning for example that can be arranged. We re also encouraging walkers to get together More often then once a week to get the maximum Benefit from walking she said. Any members interested in the walking club should arrive at the track by 10 . Dressed for walking. Persons 55 and older wanting to join Clearfield connection or obtain information about other benefits should Call the coordinator s office at 768-2346 during Normal business hours. Membership is free and contains a variety of other valuable benefits. A senior administration official briefing reporters on air Force one under condition of anonymity said we think there needs to be some nuclear weapons in Europe. Deterrence has to have a nuclear Bush said the 16 North Atlantic treaty organization countries meeting in late june or Early july should outline the minimum number and types of weapons that will be needed to deter War credibly and he said militarily significant . Forces would remain in Europe where some 300,000 now Are stationed. In the address at Oklahoma state University the president elaborated on his calf for the nato Summit to completely review the Alliance s Mission both military and political in Light of the dramatic democratic reforms in the Warsaw pact countries. Bush later flew to Tulsa and spoke to the Oklahoma foundation for excellence which honoured 100 outstanding High school seniors. He also attended a Republican fund raising reception. The president s recent acknowledgement that he hates Broccoli was Well noted on the Oklahoma Stop. Inspector general s office offers training through county by is Clearfield county children youth. And family services yesterday sponsored a training seminar for caseworkers and supervisors for children and youth agencies from six counties in conjunction with the inspector general s office. See photo on Page 6 the featured speaker was William Olsen special investigator for the inspector general assigned to the department of Public welfare. Or. Olsen was a police officer for 20 years and has investigated numerous child sexual child death and suspicious death cases. He is a certified polygraph examiner in the state of Pennsylvania and has experience in poly graphing children in sexual abuse cases. Or. Olsen has con inside this Issue 56 Progress Landers will celebrate birthdays tomorrow. See Page 16. Clearfield thin class show Strong at West Central coaches meet. See Page 9. The Sun can age your skin dramatically. See Page 2. Another bad trip for Bond funds. See Page 8. Meet the Brainy Zany people who splice together America s funniest Home videos in today s edition of Usa weekend. Area news 2,3,5 classifieds 12,13,14,15,16 comics 17 dear Abby 18 editorials columns 4 Heloise 17 Hospital news lottery obituaries sports Star tracking television today in history 16 5 5 9,10,11 3 2 17 forecast Page 5 have a Good Day the first person to discover fire in t such a big Deal. How about the first Guy who dropped his dinner in the fire and invented the Barbecue ? be in nato Shevardnadze responded with a firm for such a giant to belong to create conditions for stability he said. One bloc one Alliance. Will not turn to Page 6, col. 2 turn to Page 6, col. 1 ducted Over 35,000 polygraphs. Yesterday s training at the Multi service Center in Clearfield consisted of the following issues Basic interviewing techniques for children under 10, adolescents and alleged perpetrators. Determining credibility. Team interviewing versus the individual. Characteristics cues to look for in the person being interviewed. Rights of the alleged perpetrator and Lack of cooperation. What police Are looking for in our investigations.  when cases should be reported to police. How much and what Type of information do we release to police. The connection Between police caseworker in relation to physical evidence. Photo is former hostage Robert Polhill left hugged by fifi Reed while Polhill s wife Ferial reaches out for freed hostage Frank Reed at right at Andrews air Force base my. Frank Reed returned to the United states yesterday after 42 months of Captivity. Reed reunited with daughters undergoes medical Check by George Esper a special correspondent Andrews air for base my. A freed hostage Frank Reed was undergoing medical evaluation today after returning to America and to the arms of his two grown daughters for the first time in eight years. Fellow americans because of All of you i m alive he said in thanking friends family and fellow hostages. On Reed s first night Back the family dined on lobster the first thing he said he wanted when he got Back Home from Captivity in Lebanon. He tried to catch up on things with his daughters whom he had t seen since 1982 and he was laughing again just the Way they remembered him. Reed s daughters his wife and the crowd that greeted him Here Friday wept As he thanked them and eloquently pleaded for the release of my mates left behind the remaining six americans and nine other westerners held by islamic militants in Lebanon. God make it soon he prayed. But Iran s foreign minister Ali Akbar Velamati said his country will not work to free More hostages until Israel releases hundreds of imprisoned lebanese. Velamati ending a two Day official visit to Finland demanded the United states intercede with the israelis and make other Goodwill gestures to reciprocate for the release last month of Reed and Robert Polhill. In a statement issued in Beirut the iranian backed Hezbollah blamed the . Government for hindering the release of the other hostages. The Ball is now in America s court it said. Hezbollah or party of god is believed to be group for the factions holding the hostages. In an outpouring of emotions Reed warmly embraced Polhill a fellow educator who was released just eight Days before Reed was freed last monday. We re going to get the rest of them out Aren t we Reed whispered in his ear. The 57-year-old Reed stepped off the Small air Force jetliner from Wiesbaden West Germany unsteady after losing 60 pounds and being blindfolded and chained during his More than 3 /2 years in Captivity. The two daughters from a pre Vious marriage Marilyn Langston 33, and Jacqueline Reed 28, of Maiden mass., went aboard the plane for a Brief private reunion before the family stepped out to face the Public. Reed s syrian born wife turn to Page 6, col. 1 Timber line furniture co. Is now in operation in the former Clearfield powdered metals building in Shawville and the move from former quarters in Leconte Mills is providing much needed space for expansion. Timber line furniture co. Expands at new location Philipsburg plans Host of activities for Hospital week Philipsburg monday will see the beginning of a full week of activities at Philipsburg state general Hospital to celebrate Hospital week. The facility will spend five Days honouring its employees and volunteers and promoting health awareness. Monday starts out the week Long festivities with National nurses Day a Day set aside to Honor those individuals who spend their lives caring and comforting the sick. Doctors Day follows on tuesday As Pugh physicians Are recognized for their contributions. On wednesday 63 employees will be honoured at an employee service awards luncheon. These awards include recognizing Anna Mae Corrigan for 35 years of service and Lois layers Anna Chieppor and Maryann Simler each for 30 years. Also honoured will be Jane Hollis Leona Irvin and Ruth Barnett on their retirements. From 8 . To 3 . On thursday several lectures and activities have been scheduled for health awareness Day. Lectures will be on Low cholesterol diets lifestyle of a diabetic your medical record 3uality of care anxiety and expression and your Hospital insurance. Free blood pressure checks will be conducted from 1 to 3 . In the outpatient department and personnel from med Star and Philipsburg emergency medical services will be on hand to explain their services. Finally Friday will be clergy and auxiliary appreciation Day. By Jean Natoli Shawville an increased volume of business has resulted in an expansion program for the Timber line furniture co. The firm has completed the Purchase of the former Clearfield powdered Metal building at Shawville and is now in operation there with 13,000 Square feet of space As opposed to the 4,000 Square feet on its former quarters in Leconte Mills. Raymond Stiner one of the firm s owners said we needed to expand we had outgrown our previous the previous building is a former two car garage where the firm began operations five years ago. We be gone from a family affair to 14 employees full and part time he said As he explains that in its Early Days the firm was bringing furniture to Clearfield county from Tennessee and reselling it but that later a decision was made to make it locally and the firm is now doing that and using local Timber primarily Oak and Cherry in the process. Timber line specializes in custom made Wood furniture and two of the Mills that Supply the Wood Are Walker lumber of Bigler and Keystone hardwoods of Julian. Or. Stiner explains that the firm processes the furniture All the Way from the raw to the finished product and specializes in special orders. He says that the company ships to a customer in Canada who was ordering More than we could put out and also Sells to a firm in Bloomington ind. He says that Timber line products also find their Way to a store in Carlisle and Timber line furnishings is All he or. Stiner says he feels there Are a lot of possibilities in the Wood Industry locally and he sees a trend to solid Wood furnishings. Sometimes we work 16 hours a Day All of us he says As he refers to the work Force and the owners that include himself his wife Gail and relatives Rhonda and Doug Mcgovern. Timber line also has a retail store at 146 w. Market st., Clearfield. That facility opened two years ago and plans Are also under Way to expand there sometime this year or. Stiner says

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