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Daily News Record (Newspaper) - April 6, 1990, Harrisonburg, Virginia Woodman Rural artist 0 1 3 rms staff cancer Center 1 7 weather rain 158 48 pages april 4332702 25 cents soviets soften stance on Neutral Germany Washington a president Bush and soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev will meet for a superpower Summit in the United states beginning May and soviet officials said thursday As the two sides broke new ground on Germany and on the Middle accepting the principle of unifying East and West the soviets edged away from their demand that the merged country be and soviet officials reported at the end of a Long Day of bargain ing on Tough regional in another potential the soviets said they would consider Restor ing diplomatic relations with Israel and permitting the direct flight of jews to Tel Aviv if they had assurances the refugees City accused of ignoring erosion Laws Board to notify Terry of wilful violations by Pat Murphey new record staff writer Harrisonburg was accused thursday of wilful violations of state erosion and sediment control Regula the charges were made by Chris a director of the Shenandoah Valley soil and water conservation during the groups meeting in the soil and water conservation Board has been a constant critic of erosion in the area behind Valley another boarded dubbed the area mud Moun Tain last following Bolgiano complaints the District Board voted to write letters to City and state including attorney general Mary sue the latest complaints were aimed at a 40acre tract owned by Bruce Forbes and by behind the Dun Hambush attention shifted to the Forbes land last fall after Bill Neff installed a sediment Pond and seeded a Large portion of the raw Earth in the area University Boulevard slices through behind Valley theres nothing been done out there for Bolgiano said the land should at least be seeded to prevent it from she David Knicely of the soil and water conservation District staff said that state regu lations require seeding of any excavated area in which no work has been done for 30 what we Are seeing Here is a general disregard for the Law and its not confined to Knicely channels Are being washed into excavated areas along Chestnut Ridge East of the Forbes Knicely apparently the Forbes property has been caught in a squeeze Between the erosion control regulations and the cites plans for a see Page 9 would not be settled on the West Bank and in East White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater said several major agreements could emerge at the including a Lon sought strategic arms reduction treaty to limit Long Range nuclear but Bush said merely that the Summit would provide time for a lot of dialogue and a lot of officials on both sides acknowledged that in the More than seven weeks remaining it would be difficult to forge agreements across the Board of but a group of and soviet regional working at the direction of Secre tary of state James Baker Iii and soviet foreign minister Eduard achieved surprising Progress on the Middle East and also the wars in Angola and the soviets As they have in the that the Pace of merging East and West Germany is too a official told we also got the impression a Neutral Germany is not the Only answer to Security questions confirming the a soviet official briefing separately said we think neutrality May be the but we invite people to Supply us with other he said Moscow aim was simply that a unified Germany should be no danger to its in the Middle the soviets continued their attack on Israel for settling jews on the West Bank and in East territory that the arabs held until the 1967 six Day the soviet offer to resume relations with which were suspended in and to open direct flights of refugees to Tel Aviv provided they do not Settle in the disputed lands was a different kind of response than we heard a official the held for reporters in a state department were conducted under rules that prohibited identifying the officials on two other troubled Angola and the officials said the soviets had shown an interest in elections As a Way of ending wars in the countries be tween forces backed by the two super to limit Long Range nuclear soviet negotiator Yuri Nazarin said of the possibility of signing a soviet pact on Long Range nuclear taking into account the Summit is in seven its i to expect it the treaty is going to be signed at the Fitzwater said the Summit Bush second meeting As president with the soviet Leader would be a Tough love in with the crisis in Lithuania a Cen trial Bush and Gorbachev last met Early in see Page 2 Japan reach Trade agreement pact Calls for reforms in both nations Washington a fld Japa Nese negotiators on thursday announced completion of an unprecedented agreement pledging to reduce Trade frictions by making Broa based reforms in the economies of both the reached after four Days of Marathon set Forth a Complex set of proposals aimed at lowering americas huge billion deficit with Japan by attacking structural barriers to under Secretary of state Richard my the Leader of the negotiating said the talks had produced substantive Progress in resolving Trade differences Between the two economic a White House statement praised the agreement As an important Way station along the Road leading to a strengthened japanese officials said prime minister Toshiki Kaifu was preparing to Brief his Cabinet Friday morning on the the talks were unprecedented in their scope because they aimed not at boosting sales for specific foreign products but at correcting Broad barriers to Trade in both for the first representatives of Sovereign states Drew up detailed lists of the economic shortcomings in the other nation and demanded japanese critics of the Effort complained that the United states was trying to scrap centuries of japanese tradition and remake see Page 2 clean air big years goes to House new record photo by Michael Reilly follow the bouncing boys Silas Fisher left and Jason Herr go airborne to avoid a Ball thrown by Ben Mahool during a game of Dodge Ball thursday on Myrtle Street in patiently waiting their turn Are Keith Cowan and Kyle Herr Washington a the House Energy and Commerce committee overwhelmingly approved a arranging air pollution control Bill late thursday after resolving a dispute on How to Deal with Midwest concerns Over acid rain the measure now goes to the House floor where it is Likely to come up for debate Early next the committee cleared the legislation by a vote of William was the sole John the commit tee called the Bill significantly better in protecting the environment than a version approved by the Senate earlier in the the committee moved swiftly to approve the legislation after giving the nod to a com Promise agreement aimed at easing con Cerns from Midwest congressmen Over the High Cost of acid rain the acid rain worked out during three Days of close door negotiations among committee members and was approved by a 394 erasing the last major Roadblock to committee passage of the the lopsided committee vote following Senate approval of its own clean air Bill by an 8911 margin earlier in the week put clean air legislation on track for congressional approval this both Bills Call for sweeping emission controls on automobiles and electric Power plants by the end of the Kimsey run dam dispute promises to grow hotter by Steve Elliott special correspondent lost things Promise to get a Little ugly with sponsors of the Kimsey run dam project preparing to buy land for the dam and opponents cranking up the Legal machinery for an Effort Stop con we have received the necessary permits from army corps of with Complete concurrence from the environmental Protection Agency and fish and wildlife service to go ahead with the said de Mesecher of the soil conservation the appraisal process is under and the projects the Hardy county commission and the Potomac Valley soil conservation will be ready to approach landowners to discuss assessed values within two Mesecher the 86foottall earthen dam would create a 66acre permanent with a maximum flood Pool of 215 Large enough to accommodate the floodwaters of a 100year the dam would be a single purpose flood control rather than a multipurpose it would serve recreational Mesecher a multipurpose dam would have to have additional water and Campground none of that is he the Only recreational amenities at the site will be a boat ramp and parking owner ship of the dam would be transferred to the West Virginia department of natural which plans to Stock the Pond with there has been lots of concern that the dam would interfere with the free flowing nature of the lost and Ca Copon i want to stress that it will not interfere with the free flowing nature of those Mesecher Elizabeth one of several area residents opposed to the said that opponents plan to seek an injunction to halt the Ive collected signatures on a petition were sending to Charleston and the Hardy county com that May not seem like a but those signatures were gathered in an area the lost River watershed that Only has Webster is organizing a meeting to give residents an Opportunity to voice their con so Page 9 calling for cuts breaking with the Bush two senior Republican senators Call for Pentagon spending reductions that Are twice As Large As those offered by the 3 tuition hiked state budget cuts will Force students to pay percent More to attend one of Virginias 23 Community colleges next school Page 22 South african talks South african president de Klerk and Nelson Mandela agree to reschedule formal talks Between the government and the Afri can National Page 23 obituaries page26 Audrey Clara Raymond David Raymond special delivery Gerber comes to Aid of allergic boy Emu football coach Joe Purzycki has been Given a two year contract sex Page 27 area news business j7 11 classified ads 4 comics crossword editorials movies Skyline sports j5 j i j3 27 new York a a Gerber research Plant is retooling to resume production for a Market of one a profoundly allergic 15yearold boy who cannot live without a special baby formula the company stopped making five years for a few Days this one Quarter of the production space at the Gerber products research Center in will be devoted to making a formula Only Ray mond Dunn wants or needs and which Gerber is providing free of people Here Are working on this on their own George Gerber research said we All have our own and this is one we added i dont want to talk too much about head its just something we can so were do ing its a Volunteer the dunns have port Republic Mutual cemetery annual april port Republic methodist nowhere else to who lives with his parents in the catskills town of Yankee weighs Only 31 he was born with an abnormally Small head and he is severely physically and mentally and cannot speak or he cannot move his thin arms or tiny legs his warped Little spine has worn a Dent in the pad of his since the age of Raymond has been allergic to almost every form of All that kept him alive was Gerbers an expend meat based formula for allergic but in faced with declining Gerber stopped making the Brown liquid the dunns tried dozens of but they All made Raymond Gerber agreed to reveal its formula and pro Cess for making Jbf to any manufacturer who so 9 associated press Carol Dunn helps her son Richard

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