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Indiana Gazette (Newspaper) - December 12, 1999, Indiana, Pennsylvania Sunday edition decked in style the Marshall House in pay ton represents the Hopes arid hard work of an Eri tire Community especially at Christmas the House is open year round for Toi iring but is especially popular during the Holiday sea son Page Al inside forecast partly Cloudy today with a High near 50 Over night j lows will be in the 30s monday will be partly Cloudy with a High in the 40s arid lows in the 20s pagea2 artwork restored recalling his own election As Pope in the sistine Chapel and seated in Lemont of Michelange last Pope John Paul arts saturday Hithe Vatican City in a ceremony celebrating the completion of the chapels Restora Tion Page a8 new standards Clinton proposed new egg safety procedures sat urday to reduce the risk of Sal Monella reminding americans to be careful in handling raw eggs As they prepare meals this Holiday season theres really As too k said Page he terrorist the activist who successfully 1 lobbied the White House for the release of 14 jailed puerto rican separatists was a Leader in the terrorist organization fall a congressional report obtained saturday alleges Page a3 deaths obituaries on Page b3 Index family Lei lottery Teddy there Are two Cardinal sins from which All the others Spring impatience and Franz Kafka czech author this newspaper is printed on recyclable paper Recycle its beginning to look a lot like Christmas dec 12 13 shopping Days to Christmas affordable area rugs and gift give the perfect gift certificate for that special Aztec pc Penney red tag Sale now thru tuesday monday Apricot Chicken Remote car starters audio 4653996 see total action Deal of the in today Gazette vol 96 no 111 94 pages 8 sections the Indiana a Gazette sunday december 12 1999 Home delivery by Carrier 75s horns delivery by motor route 85c concern Rise for by Emily Yuelun times news service Memphis Tenn As Monica Thomas and Saperia Smith dug into the Fried Catfish lunch Spe Cial at the cupboard too restaurant downtown their conversation turned to the 9yearold boy whom Many now feel they know on a firs name basis even though most have never seen his face Travis i Haven had a conversation All week with my friends where his name said is Thomas 30 a court reporter that Little boy had to be awfully Brave to survive for so Long is Smith 32 also a court reporter added its so on monday a family Friend who stopped by the East Memphis apartment where Travis Butler lived discovered that he had been staying there alone for a month with his Mother lying dead on the living room the boy did not Tell anyone about her death he said because he was afraid he would have to go to a Foster Home his Mother is said to have been ill possibly from High blood pressure the police do not suspect foul play and Are not treating the death As a homicide her funeral is scheduled for tuesday the boy who family and friends say had been taught not to ask for favors had managed to get himself to school on time every Day do his Home work arid the store to buy what he needed with Money that was in the House on thanksgiving he fixed himself a Frozen pizza but he has said that he had worried he would not have a Christmas tree this year by wednesday most of Memphis had heard the boys Story now his maternal grandparents have taken him to their Home in Carthage miss but Travis is fast becoming the main focus of this cites Holiday y some Are comparing his Story to that of the boy who lost his Mother coming Over from Cuba but most Bathe soul searching among residents Here is entering on what Travis butlers Story says about this City and this country its just tragic that a Little boy is so scared of whats going to happen to him in the said Alex elder 37 a lawyer that he wont Call for Farnoly members and neighbors boys Mother Crystal Wells Jjo did not associate with Many Shirley Wiweke told reporters that she had Little Money and so nip seen her daughter is Wells for More year but had spoken to her on the Phon her Ive been a Good boy honest Evan Mcanulty 2 met Santa at if Madison in downtown Indiana and was on this Best behaviour saturday Evan is Trie son of Dan and Maite Mcanulty of Indiana Gazette photo by Roger Vogel state turns to technology by Joann lovk3uo associated press writer As the 20th Century dawned Pennsylvania was an Industrial powerhouse second to none Coal and steel were the engines that fuelled the world As Well As the states Whit hot Economy muscle turned the raw materials into the ind r y after losing hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs in the last two decades a developing service Industry of hotels hospitals insurance and retail sales has begun to Rise from the ashes of closed factories and Coal mines industries such As biotechnology and pharmaceuticals have grown in recent years largely in the Philadelphia and Pitts Burgh suburbs but with varying degrees of Success and generally at lower wages the collapse of machinery and electronics factories Iri the Philadelphia re Gion and of steel in the Pittsburgh area had one thing in common failure to innovate there was a shortsighted vision on the part of said University of editors the turn of the Cen Tury Pennsylvania claimed one of thet greatest industrialized regions in the world Coal and steel and such burgeoning industries made people Andrew Carnegie quite wealthy Bui things changed Over the 20th Century and the world stopped clamouring for the goods made Here Titis is the first in a series exploring Pennsylvania history and the businesses that will drive the states Economy in the next millennium Carnegie and Mellons into business Barons and put food writhe table for generations of workers and r but then something that no one the world stopped clamor ing for the goods Pennsylvania made in the 19uv Century penh Sylvania was the 7 greatest industrialized Region on the face of steel Jucht j Pennsylvania history professor Walter licht it was All about the Short Span return of in Vav in both heavy industries suppliers of Coal Oculi a a ii however changes in at Penn state University and to affect Penn emphasis on heavy Industry a Rel decline in the states manufacturing occurred Between 1965 and 1984 in its heyday from 1890 to 1920 Northern Pennsylvania Coal Region produced 95 per cent of the worlds Anthracite Coal and employed some workers Only about miners remain there licht said is pure Carbon its efficient and clean and was the perfect fuel for it he so bad a Jim process or at Renn Kiaie University Ana ire thatt several books about the states Sylvania Sei e it has been completely Decimal Dative dec lir v occurred be playing for keeps members of the Marion Center High school Holiday brass band looted their horns at the courthouse Friday for the Benefit of childrens Hospital of a Pittsburgh on the trombone below Are from left Brianna Robertson 11 Matt Carney Bryan Blair 11 blowing some Happy notes on the trumpet right is Ron Stewart 11 photos by Roger Vogel Anthracite fuelled american industries rail roads and demand plummeted As homeowners switched their heating systems to Oil fuel r continued on Page a5 wealthy find ways to share by Geof Becker associated press writer Pittsburgh when general electric co of London bought fore systems earlier this year Francois Bitz one of Fores founders pocketed nearly million and started looking for something to do with his Money fore was the Pittsburg based Developer of a computer switch that allows sound video and data to move through the same phone or Cable line and Fores founders be came very wealthy by Selling to Gen eral electric by being so blessed they also joined the burgeoning club of Multi millionaires cashing Iri on the new information based Economy and considering How to spend their newfound wealth Many Are turning to philanthropy they Are not unlike an older Breed continued on Page a5 nuclear weapons by Robert Burns a military writer Washington despite its aversion to nuclear weapons Japan allowed More american nuclear weapons on its territory during the 1950s and 60s than officials of either country have publicly acknowledged according to declassified government documents nuclear weapons for planes submarines and surface ships were located on two japanese islands iwo Jima and chichi Jima the United states returned the is lands to full japanese control in 1968 according to the documents which cite the types of weapons at various locations but not their num Bers after the ended its occupation of Japan in 1951 and the world War ii enemies signed a Secu Rity treaty it was japans official policy not to permit nuclear weapons on its territory Washington took the View that this prohibition did not extend to islands which remained under jurisdiction after 1951 according to a Clinton administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity in 1997 secret government documents were declassified and the Public Learned that the Island of Okinawa had been Home to Ameri can nuclear weapons before it was returned to japanese control in 1972 but the role of iwo Jima and chichi Jima was first disclosed in a report to be published monday in the bulletin of the atomic scientists by nuclear historians Robert s Norris William Arkin and William Burr fabled As a nonnuclear Japan is beginning to look very Dif Ferent Given what we now the authors wrote Japan May have had its principles but the Pentagon had its nuclear War plans and it pushed the envelope As far As it Pentagon spokesman Crowley said Friday that the government documents on which the bulletin based its article Are authentic but he said the government is sticking to its policy of neither confirming nor denying the presence of nuclear weapons at any location either now or in the past it is in our interest to continue to maintain a necessary level of Ambi Guity about these Crowley said in the Early 1950s officials believed they needed to have nuclear weapons or their nonnuclear components dispersed in Europe and in the Pacific in Case War broke out with the soviet Union they were deployed by the thousands in such places As South Korea Guam the Philippines and Taiwan As defense strategies evolved in the cold War the Pentagon consolidated its arse rial today the Only nuclear deployed outside the United states Are bombs for aircraft stationed in several european nato countries the new disclosures about nuclear weapons in Japan Are not Likely to affect relations today but they fill a Gap in the histor ical record of japans role in support ing nuclear War plans there is no evidence that the government Ever obtained Permis Sion from Japan to store Complete nuclear weapons on the main is lands yet a declassified appendix to a secret far East command re port dated nov 1 1956 indicates that 13 separate locations in Japan including Sites on the main islands had nuclear weapons or components or were earmarked to receive in the event of impending War these included Misawa i Kazuki Katsugi Iwakuni Johnson and Komaki air bases on the Al though it is not Clear from the Avail Able records whether Complete nuclear weapons Ever were placed at these Sites the roles of chichi Jima and iwo Jima a nuclear storage Sites Are clearer a top secret june 1957 memorandum for adm Arthur Radford then chairman of the joint chiefs of discussed the dispersal of nuclear weapons in the Benin and Volcano islands the boning Are a group of japanese islands about 500 Miles Southeast of the Mainland of which Only chichi Jinia is inhabited in the three Island Volcano group 120 Miles from chichi Jima Only iwo Jima played a military role on 6 february 1956 the chief of naval operations stated that one weapon with Core was placed in Stor age on chichi the Radford memo said the records do not state How Many bombs were placed on chichi Jima a Pentagon history of the deploy ment of nuclear weapons classified earlier this year showed that the first bombs on chichi Jima were withdrawn after Only three months

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