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Delphos Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Delphos, OhioMcaa rules committee trims timeouts a Page 1b wednesday april weather Cloudy to thursday i 30. See Page 2. The Cloudy tonight and thursday Low tonight a it v 10. See Napp 2. -1-xmji.jlj Al Delphos. Ohio Herald 35 2 sections serving the Tri county area per copy Jennings township House convers Gordon Fullerton pilots b-52 Jet to launch unique winged rocket breakthrough seen in Lithuania . Secretary general begins Salvador talks Senate passes clean air Bill editors note former astronaut Gordon Fullerton is Pilot of the b-52 Jet which is launching a winged rocket in a Maiden flight today. Fullerton who retired several years ago after 30 years service with the . Air Force presently works As a Nasa research Pilot at the Ames Dryden flight research facility at Edwards air Force base in California. He was commander of the space shuttle Columbia Pilot and Crew member of several space shuttle missions when he was on Active duty w Ith the air Force. The retired colonel is married to the former Marie Buettner daughter of or. And mrs. Everett Buettner it. 2, Delphos Edwards air Force base. Calif. Up a a unique winged rocket was primed for launch today from a b-52 Jet the Maiden flight in a commercial venture to develop a versatile Low Cost Booster for Small military scientific and commercial satellites. The Pegasus rocket a joint venture Between Orbital sciences corp. Of Fairfax va., and Hercules aerospace co. Of Wilmington del., was scheduled to be dropped from the right Wing of a Nasa b-52 Jet at 12 09 . Put Over the Pacific Ocean about 60 Miles Southwest of Monterey Calif. Pegasus no. 1 was to be dropped from the same b-52 bomber used to launch manned x-15 rocket planes in the 1950s and 1960s. The b-52�?Ts Pilot is former space shuttle commander Gordon Fullerton. With the b-52 cruising at 80 percent the Speed of sound Fullerton planned to launch the rocket by flipping a switch in the cockpit releasing it from a Pylon on the jets right Wing. The missiles first stage motor was scheduled to ignite about five seconds later quickly boosting the rocket toward space. The rockets second stage was to fire Pegasus to an Altitude of 1 h Miles and a Speed of More than 12,100 mph. The third stage was designed to Pul the rockets payload into a 370-Milc-High orbit. If All goes Well the three stage solid fuel rocket made of advanced lightweight materials will boost a Small 450-Pound military data relay satellite into a 370-Milc-High orbit around Earth a poles. A Success would Mark the first time a satellite was fired into orbit from an air plane. Pegasus was built As a private venture to develop a Low Cost Means of putting Small military scientific and commercial satellites into orbit that do not require the services of larger More expensive ground launched boosters. The rocket is capable of putting satellites weighing up to 900 pounds into Low Earth orbits while payloads weighing up to 1.500 pounds can be launched on Brief suborbital flights. Continued Page 4a Moscow up a a close associate of soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev met with lithuanian Deputy prime minister Romualdas Vozolas in an apparent breakthrough in the crisis Over the Baltic republics drive to Independence lithuanian lawmakers said. A these Are consultations and conversations a Deputy Egidius Bickauskas told reporters tuesday. A a done to Call them politburo member Alexander Yakovlev a confidant of Gorbachev met with Vozolas and two lithuanian legislators Bickauskas said. He did not reveal where the meeting was held. Also tuesday the soviet Union restricted the one Border crossing Between Lithuania and Poland which has supported the republics Campaign for Independence polish Border guards said. The guards said soviet authorities were Only allowing transport trucks and a few poles with visas to Cross through the checkpoint at Ogrodnik Poland. Normally 3,000 poles a Day Cross the so called Bridge of Friendship checkpoint without visas to visit family and friends in Lithuania which is comprised of territory that had been Poland a before world War n. The apparent breakthrough came after lithuanian president vytautas Landsbergis in a speech to his parliament monday said the embattled Baltic Republic May be willing to delay establishment of full Independence. Landsbergis a statement was a Retreat in Lithuania a three week showdown with Moscow following the March 11 declaration of Independence by its new nationalist controlled parliament. Landsbergis told deputies a the Legal act of Independence proclaimed by the supreme soviet does not mean the immediate establishment of Independence on the territory of the Republic a the official Tass news Agency said. To fund Raiser students from Delphos Public schools will be taking orders this week for the to carnival dinner april 28. Taking the first order from to president Rose Morris Are Franklin students i to a Craig Myers Alison Combs Daniel Edelbrock and Eric Morris. Price for the sit Down dinner is $4 for adults and $2 for children. Menu will include roast beef mashed potatoes w Ith Gravy noodles Green Beans Apple sauce Cole Slaw and Roll. Serving time will be 3 . To 7 . Carry outs will be available. This w ill be the first year for the sit Down dinner. Rose Morris is in charge of the carnival. Assisting will be Melanie Morris. Defense says Bush told Marc oses to Purchase real estate in . New York up a former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos and her late husband bought . Real estate on the advice of then vice president George Bush As a hedge against communism a defense lawyer argued at her fraud trial. But prosecutors contended in opening statements tuesday that Marcos a had a voracious appetite for real estate artwork and jewelry and had a plundered her people a using the Philippines National Bank As her a personal Piggy a she cracked open that Piggy Bank and had bundles and bundles of Cash delivered to her suite at the Waldorf hotel in new York a said assistant . Attorney Debra Livingston. Marcos is charged with conspiring to hide millions of dollars plundered from the Philippines during the Rule of her late husband ousted president Ferdinand Marcos. The trial before . District judge John Keenan was expected to last until july. Livingston called mrs. Marcos and her co defendant arms dealer Adnan Khash Oggi a partners in crime. This is a Case about theft fraud and deceit on an incredible Khas Hoggie a lawyer was expected to make his opening statements wednesday morning in the trial in . District court. He is charged with obstruction of Justice and fraud for allegedly assisting the Marc oses in their transactions. New youth minister Joe Temte formerly of Texas has been named youth minister and associate pastor of first Assembly of god Church 808 me Bliss ave. His wife. Holly w ill be assisting him. She will help plan projects and produce newsletters and brochures for the youth ministry. Story Page 4a. Geneva up a . Secretary general Javier Perez do Cuellar met wednesday with Al Salvador government and guerrilla representatives to begin talks on ending 10 years of murderous civil conflict in the Central american Republic. Perez de Cuellar met first with a four member government delegation led by Justice minister Oscar Santamaria. He then met separately with a four member delegation of the Faramundo Marti National liberation front or Feln opposition movement headed by its general commander Shafik Handal. A joint ceremony was scheduled afterwards during which Perez de Cuellar was to read the terms of an agreement to hold talks on stopping the fighting and achieve peace As soon As possible. The first meeting with the salvadoran government delegation was held in a Small conference room at the palais Des nations the european Headquarters of the United nations. Perez do Cuellar then went to another room to meet with the Feln delegation. The formal ceremony was scheduled for the ornate Council chamber scene of major International conferences since the pc world War ii Days of the league of nations. An estimated 72. Xxx people have died in the decade of conflict in Al Salvador a nation of 5.5 million that receives about si.5 million daily in . Economic and military Aid. Rebels were believed to be agreeable to a new peace Effort after losing support from the ousted Sand Mista government in Nicaragua. Perez de Cuellar was asked Early this year by Central american presidents to try and organize the new peace talks after two fruitless rounds last september and october. The Feln had cancelled a third round in november just before a major a and unsuccessful a rebel offensive against the government. It also was agreed sources said there should be a rapid political Accord to Stop the fighting and reintegrate rebels into society. Washington up a after 13 years of legislative paralysis the Senate adopted a landmark clean air Bill to slice acid rain emissions in half Cut cancer causing Industrial pollution and dissipate smog choking 101 cities. Senators approved the Bill 89-11 tuesday night and sent it to the House ending More than two months of floor debate and backroom negotiations with the Bush administration on a bipartisan Compromise. The Senate vote was the first major step by Congress since 1977 to strengthen the clean air act an Effort that repeatedly stalled on Capitol Hill in the 1980s due to Strong opposition from the Reagan administration. Senate democratic Leader George Mitchell of Maine said the failure to act had allowed air pollution to Worsen substantially Over the past decade. A a we be had 13 years of statements and the air in some places has gotten dirty a he said. A now we need a Law to make the air cleaner everywhere. This Bill will do that. It dramatically expands and strengthens the clean air Law and does it in the most Cost efficient manner while praising the Bill Mitchell also told reporters he would seek to toughen the Bill in negotiations with the House. That could provoke a showdown later this year with president Bush who has threatened to veto any Bill that costs Industry too much. Senate Republican Leader Robert Dole of Kansas said the a a landmark Bill would probably rank As the Senate a most important accomplishment in 1990. A i done to think anything else we will do this year will surpass this legislation a he said. Delphos St. Jude Bike a Thon fund Raiser scheduled april 21 Robbin Clark has been named Delphos Bike a Thon coordinator for St. Jude children a research Hospital fund Raiser. The Bike a Thon will be held april 21. The event will be co chaired by Delphos Optimist club in conjunction with its Bike safety Day. Clark said this ride will Honor Ellen Marie a solid tumor Palicz at St. Jude and a is a vital part of the fight against childhood cancer. Riders Are really needed. They make or break a riders sign up sponsors who Promise to make a donation based on each mile completed. All riders turning in Money will receive a certificate Clark said. Those who raise s25 receive a certificate and a St. Jude to shirt. When s75 is raised the rider receives a Banel tote bag to shirt and certificate she added. Sponsor forms arc available at Ute Franklin elementary or St. Johns Grade school office. Clark said a the general plan is to have a Good time while helping a group of children counting on our name changed Ken . Owner of k amp m tire 502 North main St., has announced the business has changed its name to tire amp Auto. The new name will also apply to his recent purchases of tire stores in Otta Tea and Defiance. The Delphos store will be Basing a twentieth anniversary Celebration june 6-9. I Anchak has been in business since february 1970 when he opened a store in Ottoville. Store Page 4a. V

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