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Clovis News Journal (Newspaper) - May 15, 1986, Clovis, New Mexico Best copy available cat golfers place fifth at state Page 11 Grasshopper infestation Page 2 Federal grazing fees in question Page 6 Clovis vol. 58 no. 39 a j a Freedom newspaper news journal Clovis new Mexico thursday May 15, 1986 26 pages 25c daily sunday 50<tdeath toll expected to Rise inside today Erma bombed hosiery new designs in hosiery manufacturing Lead to a Battle of the sexes. Erma strikes out against men s sock related Issue. A see Page 22liability the Albuquerque police department May have to rely on the City to include the department in its financially troubled self insurance program. The department is losing its own liability insurance july i. A see Page 23fast foods Congress pushes for the recipes of fast foods secret sauces. A recent Bill introduced to Congress places the same ingredient and nutrition Labelling requirements on restaurants that sell packaged food that already apply to grocery store products. A see Page 20mhr mental health resources observes May As mental health month. Mar is using the theme a reaching your potential sometimes Means reaching for help to encourage teen agers and families to ask for assistance in solving mental and emotional turmoils. A see Page 8reunion father and daughter get reacquainted after a six year separation. Ten year old Kimberlie Mccowan was abducted by her Mother after her father had been awarded custody. A see Page 5index a Kry �?~>4 classified�?T.�?T. A a .�?T14-17 comics.24 Community Calendar 9 crossword.5 or. Donohue.28 Erma bombeck.22 farm amp finance.8 Fred mccaffrey.6 horoscope.24 Jack anderson.4 lifestyles.8,9 obituaries.3 opinion.4 Paul harvey.4 sports.11-13 weather.2 Gorbachev comments on chernobyl Moscow apr an american doctor treating victims of the chernobyl disaster said today More soviets will die because they received lethal doses of radiation released by the nuclear Power Plant. Or. Robert p. Gale a Bone marrow expert told a packed news conference that soviet Nasa asks for shuttle Money Washington apr Nasa officials in their first estimate of the financial Impact of the challenger Accident told Congress today they would need at least $676 million to pay for modification of the remaining three space shuttles. Or. James Fletcher the new Nasa administrator said the figure was ten Tive but told a Senate subcommittee a at least this much Well be the figure does not include the Cost of a new orbiter to replace the challenger which blew up on Jan. 28, killing its seven member Crew. Fletcher told a Senate appropriations subcommittee he favors construction of a new orbiter but the administration has not yet submitted a formal request to Congress. The $676 million outlined by Nasa controller Thomas Newman includes $43 million to pay Salvage and investigative costs arising from the challenger Accident $46 million to maintain a steady Supply of spare parts and $537 million for corrective actions. That includes $250 million to redesign the solid fuel rocket Booster system which is believed to be the cause of the challenger Accident $125 million for changes on the space shuttle main engine and $85 million for changes in the orbiters steering braking and other systems. Newman also said his request includes a $50 million contingency. See Nasa Page 2 and foreign specialists have identified 35 people who suffered severe radiation exposure after the april 26 Accident at the ukrainian Plant. Despite around the clock efforts by doctors in a Moscow clinic Gale said seven of those people exposed to radiation cases have died. He said More deaths Are expected. Soviet officials including communist party Leader Mikhail s. Gorbachev have said two other people were killed in the explosion and fire at the plants no. 4 reactor. The subsequent radiation released a Cloud of radiation that contaminated the area around the nuclear Plant and gradually spread around the world. In a televised speech wednesday night Gorbachev announced the death toll from the Accident had reached nine and said the disaster had shown the a sinister Force nuclear Energy could pose. He also extended a unilateral soviet moratorium on nuclear weapons tests until aug. 6, the anniversary of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima Japan by the United states. Gorbachev called on the United states to join the test ban and asked president Reagan to see chernobyl Page 2 Block Buster news journal Keith Cormier a 1979 Toyota pickup truck driven by Anthony Jackson 17, 7228-a Carolina Loop crashed into a cinder Block Fence on 14th Street near the intersection at Thornton Street wednesday. It also struck a water meter. Jackson told Clovis police officer Mike Reeves he struck the curb and it caused his vehicle to leave the Roadway and strike the Fence. He was issued a citation for careless driving. The truck disowned by Larry j. Fechter 221 main St. Syrian pressure prompts caller action against hostages threatened to t r t to t near i a i a c it k a \ / to Kopti la a _ in. I _ n a a ,1 wit it f or a a i a Beirut Lebanon apr a Telephone caller claiming to speak for the islamic jihad terrorist group today threatened to make american and French hostages held in Lebanon pay for purported Western pressure put on Syria for their release. The Anonymous caller also said the number of american and French hostages held by the shadowy islamic jihad or islamic holy War has a decreased a lot because a number of them have been a the remaining hostages with us will be the first to pay the Price a if Western countries a do not Stop mane vering against Syria and islamic jihad a the arabic speaking caller told a Western news Agency office in moslem West Beirut. An editor of the Agency who spoke on condition that neither he nor his wire service be identified said the caller did not give names or the exact number of hostages who might have been killed. There was no immediate Way to authenticate the Call. Islamic jihad said in a statement March to that other factions had been falsely using its name and that All future announcements would be typewritten and accompanied by hostages photographs. In Washington on wednesday White House spokesman Larry Speakes said about the hostages a we do from time to time get reports regarding their status and their Well being. I think they re generally in Good shape noting the fact that their Captivity has extended Over quite a period of also today about 800 lebanese students at the american University of Beirut staged a silent March to protest the kidnapping of some of the University a professors and see hostages Page 2 local Allsup s store robbed by Maloy no City editor police Are searching for the suspect who robbed a local convenience store wednesday night making off with Over $200 in Cash. At approximately 10 15 . Wednesday Clovis police were dispatched to the Allsup a store at 2600 w. Seventh St. After receiving reports of an armed robbery. Police reports state it. Garry Mitchell responded to the Call and found three individuals in the store one of whom was the store clerk. The clerk was washing out her eyes which she said had been sprayed by the robber with some Type of Eye irritant. The two other individuals had entered the Allsup a after the robbery and according to the report neither saw anyone leaving the store or leaving the premises. The clerk told police that the suspect entered the store without her hearing him and displayed a Small Black gun. The suspect then forced her to open the Cash registers took the tray from both drawers and put them into a bag. He then told her get Down on the floor and sprayed her in the face with some Type of Eye irritant in a White Spray bottle the report said. The clerk told it. Mitchell she was unable to Tell which Way the suspect left the see robbery Page 2 in local ongoing probe nine More arrested on drug charge by Keith Cormier staff writer state police officers arrested nine More people wednesday on drug related charges in an ongoing drug investigation by local Law enforcement agencies. Four of the nine were arrested for distribution of heroin the rest for distribution of marijuana. Three of the suspects Are still in Curry county jail pending bonding of $10,000 each said operations supervisor Terri Emond. The rest were released on Bond. Arrested and arraigned in magistrate court wednesday were Thresa Bowden 25, distribution of marijuana Estella Rodriquez 31, distribution of heroin Frank Montoya 46, distribution of heroin Rebeccah Duffield 20, distribution of marijuana Chano Orono 26, distribution of heroin Valerie Chavez 31, distribution of heroin Brad Duffield 22, distribution of see drugs. Page 2 Popcorn festival to highlight Pioneer Days by Jane Howard no staff writer the Clovis International Popcorn festival will be june 6, 7 and 8 As part of the Pioneer Days Celebration. Clov Sites of All Ages Are encouraged to enter the Popcorn sculpture contest the Popcorn blow contest and Popcorn eating contest. A panel of judges will pick the winners of each contest. Prizes will be awarded by the Nippon tet work co. To the winners of both contests. Clovis was chosen As one of the filming Sites for a two hour documentary tentatively titled a great land America a its firsts in the world when the Pioneer Days Celebration was brought to the attention of network officials by the american embassy in Tokyo. The documentary is being done by the Nippon Tel work co. Ltd. Of Tokyo Japan the largest commercial television network in that country. Yoichi Aoki chief executive officer of . Aerial inc., said the documentary will air in Japan on july 24 at 8 . Over the 32 nationwide network stations of Fuji to. The program is expected to draw an audience of 15,000,000 viewers. He said a it will feature Many outstanding aspects of the United states including train trips College campuses museums Wagon trains and regional cuisines. The hamburger and Popcorn Are native american foods that have caught on in a big Way in Japan so we Are incorporating hamburgers and Popcorn along the Way. A Clovis is part of the West segment we have planned and see Popcorn Page 2

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