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Intelligencer (Newspaper) - May 25, 1990, Doylestown, Pennsylvania Memorial Day tributes planned entertainment 1 sports b 1 Man wielding Bat robs Gas station news a 4 Friday May c edition weather today variable Clouds. High 72-74. Saturday fair skies. High 70-73. Details rage a 2. Vol. 1oo no. 124 199o Calkins newspapers inc. Doylestown pc. For Home delivery Coll 345-3020 35 China trading renewed Washington a presi Dent Bush set off a new Row Keith Congress thursday by unconditionally renewing China s most favored nation Trade status for one year. He said it s too Early to talk about giving the same Trade benefits to Moscow. Despite China s continued re pression of the pro democracy movement Bush said its emigration policies qualify it for the preferential Trade treatment while the soviet Union s does not. I Don t think this is a Reward to Beijing. I think it is very important we keep these Commer Cial said Bush who announced what he described As a difficult decision at a White House news conference. The move which had been expected still caused an uproar in Congress from members of both parties who consider the administration s China policy too accommodating to the current leaders in Beijing. House speaker Thomas s. Pol by d-wash., criticized Bush for failing to put any conditions on the one year prod China toward reforms. I think he faces some very severe problems Foley said. At the present time i would say there Are not the votes to approve and Senate majority Leader George Mitchell a Maine said Bush s decision is inconsistent with american Mitchell said he would aggressively and vigorously try to Block Bush s action. Congress can do so Only by enacting a Resolution of disapprove and such a measure was quickly introduced in the House. The Resolution if passed could still be vetoed thus it would take two thirds majorities in both Chambers to override Bush s decision. The president said his move is not a special favor to Beijing. It is the basis of everyday As for next week s Summit Bush said enormous problems face him and soviet president Mikhail s. Gorbachev at the four Day Washington meeting including the Issue of German reunification. The United states wants a uni fied Germany to be a full Mem Ber of nato. The soviet Union wants it to either be Neutral or have membership in both nato and the Warsaw pact. On a More upbeat note the president said he hoped for significant Progress at the May 31-june 3 meeting on an agree ment to Cut Long Range nuclear weapons and the nailing Down of a pact eliminating chemical weapons. Coming outs that Iise i to Trig tows Sare at biome f Arel there s ing Ait exe Felse Mey Elein now tree fitness Bas Init if own the of equip Joy the Belai Aspe efs of of fee r people them motivate Oil f rage of tiie ceremonies to retire Mike schmidts no. 28 prior to the pm lies 33raves game saturday night at veterans Staci Tun. Afer years i Taine Tobios Olsen testing go. In Horsham town ship a firm that can offer several examples of deep rooted loyalty. _ then robs Mother students at Bucks county Community College file into the school s gymnasium for graduation ceremonies thursday night. Staff photo by Richard m. Hendrickson 285 diplomas at Bocc come i by Richard Snyder Cal kits newspapers there were smiles and tears thursday night night As Bucks county Community College s 285 graduates accepted their Diplo Mas and bade Farewell to their Alma mater. The ceremonies began solemnly with a procession of faculty and administrators in traditional academic regalia following them came the Long Black Robed line of graduates Many holding a single red Rose slowly walking up the aisle to the strains of pomp and Circum stance played by a brass ensemble. After the invocation by the Rev. Lois Goodman of Doyles town presbyterian Church and the singing of the National an them student Council president in Philadelphia Robin Snyder addressed the assemblage. All of us Here have something to be very proud Snyder said. We be worked hard to get where we Are. Along with our degree comes responsibility. As educated peo ple we must use our education to make the world a better place. There Are so Many students who want to make a difference in the Snyder told the crowd. The scheduled commencement speaker . Rep. Peter h. Kost Mayer d-8, was unable to do so. Due to a vote scheduled in the House of representatives. So col lege president William e. Vin cent introduced Theodore c. So Rensen special counsel to presi Dent John f. Kennedy As the speaker. Sorensen is the author of numerous books and articles including Kennedy decision Mak ing in the White House and let the word go Forth the speeches statements and writings of John f. he served on the presidential advisory committee for Trade negotiations under president Jimmy Carter from 1978 to 1980, and currently serves As chairman of the new York democratic state committee advisory coun cil. Sorensen conscious of his Sta Tus As the fill in speaker had the audience roaring with laughter As he compared himself to the understudy of an opera diva on opening night when suddenly the great Singer is taken ill. See 285 on Page a 4 missing woman found dead the body of a Warminster woman who mysteriously left her Home May 7 was found May 16 inside her Van parked on a Phila Delphia Street. Sharon Twyman 29, of the Centennial Village apartments on Street Road died of a single gunshot wound to the Chest according to Philadelphia police detective David Kaiser. A Shotgun was found in the Van which a family member Dis covered parked on Wynham Street in West Oak Lane Kaiser said. He did not disclose who the family member was or Why the relative was there. Mrs. Twyman was reported missing by her husband Timo thy after he returned Home from work to find the couple s two new break Young children alone and the family s Chevrolet Astro Van missing. Mrs. Twyman had left in the Middle of the night and with out the Medicine she took for epilepsy. Kaiser said the death remains under investigation. Mrs. Twy Man s funeral was wednesday according to Warminster police. The Onset of memorial Day weekend Means an other Holiday fraught with food traps for those prone to be Pudgy. Now a study offers if not Hope at least an excuse if you gain weight it May not be your fault. The study says individual differences in what the body does with unneeded calories May help explain Why some people can look at a cookie and gain weight while others re main thin no matter How much they eat. It s a mat Ter of some bodies storing calories As fat and others storing them As muscle. In other words blame your parents genes. Now How about passing that chocolate cake have a Good weekend. Jane . Parker Nat the movies Back to the future Bart billed As the last in a free part trilogy opens today. Ifs More in tree vein of. And includes a Strong performance by Chris Topfer Lloyd As the irrepressible Doc. Lou Gail s review is on e 2 on to sheriff mexican official s wife in tie classic touch of starring Gna Riton Hest ii and Orson Eddie convinces Daura to Date a Friend to he s indebted on. Family co starring Telma Hopmans. Channel at Telma Hopkins lotteries Naohm world.-. Obituaries editorial Index a 2 sports. A 7 business c1 .a4 television. A10 comics bl-11 b12 e3, 18-19 a 16-17 detailed Index appears on Page a 2. Man attempts to buy baby by Diane Marreel staff writer a Man offered to a woman for one of her two Young daughters then robbed her of s50 thursday in the Jamesway shopping Center parking lot according to Doylestown township police chief Stephen j. White. The composite sketch of the Man bears striking similarity to the sketch of a Man who offered to buy a baby in february at the neighbouring barn Plaza shopping Center. The Only difference is their Ages White said. The Man involved in the february incident was described As in his mid-50s the Man involved in thursday s Inci Dent was 35 to 40 years old. White pointed out however composite sketches Are intended to exclude people As suspects not identify them. Thursday s incident happened about . In the Jamesway shopping Center on the Southeast Corner of route 611 and alms House Road. A 21-year-old woman whose identity is being withheld by police placed her two daughters Ages 15 months into her Van then put a stroller in the Back of the vehicle. When she came around the Van to get in the Driver s seat she found a Man sitting in the Pas this composite sketch of the suspect was released by Doylestown township police. Senger seat. The woman screamed telling the Man to get out. He said he wanted to but one of the girls for when the Mother screamed again the Man told her to empty her purse arid he took so Romit before he left the vehicle he told her he could take one of the children and the Mother could see Man on Page a 4 pelted by Golf balls neighbor has had it by Diane Marczely staff writer William Osier has had a Ball in his backyard during the past two and a half years. In fact he has had hundreds of them Golf balls that is. They come from Axminster s five Ponds Golf club which abuts his property on Spiess Lane. Osier told the township supervisors this week the Ball is Over. He wants it to Stop. I m Here to put you people on notice that if my family or friends Are threatened or hit with a Golf Ball i la do whatever i legally can to shut you Down and alter Osier said. I m not going to let you people hold me hostage in my last year golfers put 490 Golf balls in his Yard. In september one Ball hit his car while Osier was waxing it and caused Worth of damage he told the supervisors. So far this year he has found 202 balls in his Golf sea son is just getting into High gear. I am not going to tolerate this any he said Osier May not have to take action against the township to solve the problem however. The Golf course administration already had decided to move the 12th tee Box which is near Osier s property on memorial Day be cause he planned a picnic at his Home. The supervisors decided if the move could solve the problem for a Day it could probably solve it permanently. Why Don t we make it a permanent fix until we can come up with something supervisor chairman Christopher staub said. Osier said he thought the change would work. We apparently Are at the critical he said. Retiring gesture Phillies great Mike Schmidt will have his no. 20 Jersey re tired saturday night at Veter ans stadium. A four Page trib Ute to the former third base Man appears in sports pages b 6-9. A photo for kids Sake vending Butts May be banned Washington a the Bush administration on thurs Day called on states to help Stop children and teen agers from smoking by Banning cigarette vending machines and licensing tobacco retailers. We must put an end to the time when any child with a hand Ful of change can commence the slow motion suicide that is Tak ing the lives of millions of Ameri health and human ser vices Secretary Louis Sullivan told senators. Sullivan proposed the Model Federal legislation to guide state lawmakers in creating a licensing system similar to that used for alcoholic beverages and in out Lawing cigarette vending machines. Forty four states and the District of Columbia have Laws prohibiting the Sale of cigarettes to minors. But these Laws Are being blatantly the Secretary said

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