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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - May 25, 1990, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Student wins National award Page 8a grads meet area seniors in today s special inside today s times indy safety a concern for Steward Page in Gettysburg times 300 Friday Gettysburg a May 25, 1990 vol. 88, no. 124 times photo by Bill Schwartz upper Adams color Day performing during rated in 15 athletic events throughout the Day wednesday the 33rd annual upper Adams elementary color Day on the color Day is the culmination of the year s physical education Biglerville senior High school football Field Are students in program. The students were decked out in shirts of their the fourth through sixth grades from Biglerville Arendtsville school color Biglerville yellow Bendersville Blue and and Bendersville elementary schools. The children Partick Arendtsville red. Gettysburg Man tries for refund from Larouche Biglerville woman on Capitol Hill Leesburg a. A lawyers have moved to seize More than that a judge said the organization of political extremist Lyndon h. Larouche obtained from an elderly Pennsylvania Man through misrepresentations. Eleven garnishment summonses were filed monday in Loudoun county circuit court and served monday and tuesday at eight Banks and three brokerages in Falls Church Fairfax Mclean Sterling and Leesburg. A Federal judge in Harrisburg pa., ruled in january that Lar ouch associates used misrepresentations two years ago to obtain four Stock certificates Worth from Elmer Yoder of Gettysburg a. In his order judge William w. Caldwell said Yoder who was 88 at the time of the transactions suffered from degenerative Dementi a and tacked the mental capacity to manage his assets. Cal dwell said Yoder did not know the names of the group to which he was giving Stock or the names of the fund raisers who misinformed him that his gifts were tax deductible. Yoder sued to recover the Money after his children discovered the transaction and Gettysburg police investigated. The judge s order was entered against two Larouche fund raisers Michael Billington and Laurence Hecht and two Loudoun based Larouche groups the executive intelligence review and its news service. Billington has been convicted of Federal mail fraud and state Securi ties fraud in connection with Rais ing funds for Larouche. According to William Mims Yod or s Leesburg attorney the sum Monses effectively freeze any accounts in the defendants names or in the names of several other Larouche enterprises. The Finan Cial institutions have until july 6 to report whether such accounts exist and How much is in them Mims said. He said the group has operated under More than 40 names and we will simply have to see whether the names we have Given them turn up accounts. Larouche spokeswoman Dana Scanlon called the summonses simply one More part of the local state and Federal government Effort to shut Down a political move ment for the last several this is simply an attempt to col Lect upon the judgment that a 90-year-old Man received in Federal Mims said. It is no More and no less Larouche is serving a 15-year prison term for fraud and conspiracy convictions associated with his Leesburg based organization. Congress approves heroin victim s Mother testifies Panama Nicaragua Aid tin tits a i air by Marshall d. Black times staff writer Nannie e. Bosley of Biglerville whose 19-year-old son died of Aher oin overdose last september told members of a National conference of mayors meeting thursday in Washington b.c., that More Feder Al funds Are needed to support med ical facilities for the nation s youth addicted to drugs. Testifying for about 10 minutes before the mayor s conference on Capitol Hill headed by Baltimore mayor Kurt Schmoke mrs. Bosley said that she told the Public officials that we have to fight for our children and increase Federal funding in the War on drugs. What is going to happen to our nation in 10 years if this drug War keeps up we re not going to have a nation any mrs. Bosley told the mayors in the Dirksen Senate building. Mayor Schmoke personally invited mrs. Bosley to attend the special four hour session thursday because of his personal interest in pushing for More Federal funds for medical facilities to assist in treat ing people addicted to drugs. Earlier this year the mayor made National headlines by saying that illicit drugs should be legalized to help resolve the Overall National drug problem. The mayor s conference was being held to Appeal to the Federal government for More funds for programs to Benefit needy people living in the inner cities. We need to fight to get our youth mrs. Bosley said that she told the mayors. She Heads a local organization called parents against on sept. 9, 1989, mrs. Bossy s son Earl t. Parsley or. Of Gettys Burg was found by his younger brother 10-year-old Nicholas Redmond death on a sofa after Parsley earlier injected a Nee dle full of heroin into his body. He was found buried in the Cushion with his nose twisted to the one Side. Police and medical personnel tried relentlessly to save the Young Man with a defibrillator but were not successful. On sept. 22, 1989, Gettysburg Borough police said that the Man died of an apparent accidental Over dose of a morphine based substance. Mrs. Bosley said that she Testi fied at the conference that through out her son s two year addiction to the powerful drug she had tried to get him into various treatment facilities in Pennsylvania and in Maryland but that most of the time she had always encountered excuses from personnel at the facilities for not allowing her son to receive the proper treatment. She said that she had tried to get her son on a methadone program at a number of different facilities including the York alcohol and drug Center but that she was told numerous times that her son needed counselling first. Reflecting on her testimony before the conference mrs. Bosley said that she would now like to have a Chance to talk with presi Dent Bush on the drug Issue and on ways of getting Money to help the Young drug addicts of America. The Biglerville woman said that she asked the mayors where the Money goes which is confiscated by police following drug seizures. She said that she Felt that some of the Money possibly could go Tow Ard helping to finance the construction of medical facilities for people especially the Young who Are addicted to drugs. An aide to mayor Schmoke told her that some of the Money confiscated in the drug busts goes to help finance the police officer s role in the War on drugs but that none of it is funnelled into medical Assis Tant programs to help the drug addicts who want to get help. We need More medical facilities for the teen agers of this country. We need More Money to fight this mrs. Bosley said thursday night after arriving Home from the conference. Besides mayor Schmoke mrs. Bosley said that she also testified before mayor John Bullard of new Bradford Maine mayor Paul Soglin of Madison wis., mayor Greg Sparrow of Dekalb 111., and mayor Albert Divirgilio of Linn mass. Also testifying at the conference was Valarie White of Baltimore md., who told the mayors that the nation needs More affordable hous ing for its people. It definitely was an experience that i will not soon forget and i just Hope that what i told them might make a difference later on Down the mrs. Bosley said. I was kind of disappointed that our local representatives were not at the she added. But i did this for ear and that s what by Jim Drinkard associated press writer Bush vetoes Amtrak Bill his first of year Washington a con Gress anxious to leave town for a memorial Day recess wrapped up work Early Friday on a billion spending Bill including Aid presi Dent Bush has urgently sought for new democratic governments in Panama and Nicaragua. The House approved the Mea sure on a 308-108 vote and the Senate followed suit with a voice vote shortly after Midnight. That sent the Bill to president Bush who was expected to sign it into Law quickly. The Bill also included millions of dollars for Domestic programs in the current fiscal year. But from Bush s standpoint the most important items were million to Bol Ster the struggling new govern ment of Violeta Chamorro in Nicar Agua and million to help the Economy of Panama recover from . Trade sanctions and last december s invasion. Bush asked for the Aid months ago and has repeatedly hammered Capitol Hill for what he said were delays that could jeopardize fled gling governments in the two Central american countries. But to Congress where foreign Aid remains an unpopular item More important was More than billion in new emergency spend ing for dozens of Domestic Prog rams from food Stamps and Veter ans benefits to a fish farm in Arkansas. In what amounts to the first application of a peace dividend from reduced East West tensions roughly half of the new spending is being paid for by cuts in this year s proposed Pentagon budget cuts agreed to by the administration. Some of the additional spending such As a million Fri Auto mated fingerprint lab planned for Clarksburg w.va., was attached by powerful lawmakers seeking favors for their Home states and districts. The fingerprint Plant was added by Senate appropriations committee chairman Robert c. Byrd . Then there was rep. Neal Smith s million provision to buy land near Des Moines Iowa from a Power company and turn it into a wildlife Refuge. Smith a Democrat argued on the House floor that the Purchase was an unusual and unexpected the acres was originally Pur chased by Iowa Power for a nuclear generating Plant but those plans were abandoned years ago. Republicans complained that the provision was a special interest item cooked up behind closed doors. Washington a presi Dent Bush on thursday vetoed a Bill authorizing billion in spend ing by Amtrak complaining that the Bill would expand Federal Over sight of Railroad acquisitions in a Way that would be a step Ward for the entire rail Bush took Issue with a provision that would require the interstate Commerce commission to approve the acquisition of railroads by non Railroad companies. This requirement is an Unwar ranted regulatory Roadblock to the financial restructuring of the rail Road Bush told Congress in a veto message. Amtrak spokesman Clifford Black said the veto would have no effect on daily train operations because the Railroad is working with Money that Congress already had appropriated for 1989-1992. But the veto will indefinitely postpone plans for a commuter line Between Washington d.c., and its Northern Virginia suburbs Black said. The Bill contained technical provisions necessary for the project to open. It was Bush s first veto of 1990. He returned 10 Bills to Congress in his first year in office last year. Congress has yet to override a Bush veto. The legislation sent to Bush May 10, would authorize a new three year government subsidy of billion to Amtrak the National rail passenger service. Actual spending Levels Are set by separate appropriations Bills. Sen. Paul Simon d-i11., said he believed Bush found a Flimsy excuse in the inc matter to veto the whole Amtrak he noted that president Reagan s budgets frequently sought to end the Amtrak subsidy and Congress always restored the Money. Black said Amtrak supports the provision that prompted Bush s veto although it applies Only to Pri pro inventory Price Sale Bigham s lighting 414 York Street. 334-6325 adv 3-Day memorial Day Sale Apple tree 40 Baltimore Street. Merchandise up to 50% off. Open monday . Adv Carol Ann Shoppe memorial Day specials. Add. 10% off reduced prices thru May 26th 228 Buford ave adv dresses 5 rooms of dresses All sizes for All occasions. Gown sales. Country store Bville adv Jill Shoppe memorial weekend savings on swimsuits shorts tops Etc. Save off regular Price adv memorial Day savings May 24-26th at the hitching Post. North main Street Biglerville adv outdoor Chicken boo memorial weekend. Thunder head lanes 2855 Biglerville Road adv see advertisement in today s paper for Keystone sanitation s memorial Holiday pickup schedule vate freight railroads. The spokesman said Amtrak relies on private freight lines for its tracks outside the Northeast Corri Dor and does support inc Over sight of takeovers of railroads by non Railroad Bush attributed the rejuvenation of the rail Industry since 1980" largely to an easing of burdensome Federal regulations. He said the Amtrak Bill would reverse that trend. The Bill contains an unprecedented new regulatory review requirement and represents a step backward for the entire rail Indus Bush said. He said the additional regulation would interfere with the ability of the nation s largest freight rail roads to obtain needed capital or to change existing capital the provision also would impose a new Barrier to any attempted takeover of a rail line by the Carrier s own management or employees Bush said. The president said existing Law provides adequate Protection of the Public interest in rail acquisitions. Bush administration officials had complained earlier that the Bill amounted to a government subsidy of about a passenger. Photo by Bill Schwartz Harold court opens the Adams county housing authority officially opens its newest facility for the elderly and disabled the 36 one bedroom apartments named Harold court in Honor of Harold f. Quirk. Quirk has been president of the Board of directors of the interfaith housing corporation since the mid 1970s. His leadership has led to the creation of four developments for the elderly disabled and Low income. Pictured at the ribbon cutting thursday a from left h. Wayne Cluck treasurer of the Board Steve Niebler president of the Board quirk Sharon Kittel manager of Harold court and Tom Jolin executive director of the authority

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