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Ironwood Daily Globe (Newspaper) - April 28, 1990, Ironwood, Michigan The Ironwood daily go Ironwood. Mich. Day april28,1990_-.afrv_ 35 cents weather  rain. For the 24-hour period to 7 this morning in Ironwood High 64, Low 40. Previous period High 80, Low 57. Precipitation .90 Inch. More weather Page 2 today Ironwood has flood Alert a flood Alert took effect in Ironwood during Friday s heavy rainstorm. At about 9 32 ., the Public safety department reported the Alert was called. Flooding in the Southland Avenue and Norrie Street area was reported. 6fficers reported Frederick and Lowell streets were pumped out because of excess water due to roof drains in the downtown area. Meanwhile the department of natural resources burning ban that took effect Friday in Ashland and Iron counties has been lifted following the substantial rainfall. Polhill Biopsy must be delayed Washington a freed hostage Robert Polhill May remain hospitalized for As Long As three or four weeks and will undergo a Biopsy soon to determine the nature of a growth on his vocal cords an army doctor says. Or. Russ Zajtchuk Deputy commander of clinical services at Walter Reed army medical Center said Friday that Polhill is not considered Strong enough yet to have the general anaesthesia that is necessary for the Biopsy. He said it probably will be performed about Polhill 55, a diabetic lost 25 pounds during his three years and three months in the hands of shiite moslem extremists in Lebanon. Zajtchuk said the growth on Polhill s left vocal cords could be a tumor or an infection. An infection could be an outgrowth of his Captivity but a tumor most Likely would not be he said. Zajtchuk said Polhill also has some extent of tingling and numbness in his hands As a complication of his diabetes. He said the sex hostage had told other physicians that his captors supplied him with insulin to treat his condition. Mexicans jailed in drug probe Mexico City a authorities have jailed six mexicans for questioning about the abduction of a doctor taken to the United states to face trial in the murder of an american drug agent the government announced. Officials also said an informer for the . Drug administration had masterminded the kidnapping. President Carlos Salinas de Gortari and other mexican officials contend the april 2 kid napping of or. Humberto Al Varez Machain violates mexican Law. Mexico has threatened to Stop cooperating with the United states in drug enforcement if it is proved that the Dea was directly involved in the abduction. The Guadalajara Gyne Colo Gist abducted from his office and flown to the United states awaits trial in los an Geles Index comics.14 obituaries.5 opinion. Sports.10,11 stocks. Update.8,9 judge cracks Down on treaty protesters St. Germain wis. A saying enough is enough a judge ordered 54 anti Spearfish ing protesters who were arrested for crossing a police line to stay at least 100 Yards away from boat landings used by Chippewa indians for their tribal Ashing. The protesters seeking to dramatize unrest in Northern Wisconsin Over chippewa1 treaty rights appeared before Vilas county circuit judge James Mohr late Friday night after being arrested at big St. Germain Lake. You made your Point and now i am making my Point the judge told the crowded courtroom. Enough is earlier Friday Mohr granting a request from the Lac do Flambeau Chippewa band ordered Dean Crist the Leader of Stop treaty abuse Wisconsin to refrain from any activities that obstruct Spears Fishers. Mohr s order prevents Crist from doing anything directly or indirectly to hinder Lac do Flambeau Spear Fishers As they exc Erise court affirmed rights to Spear Walleye on off reservation lakes. Crist the owner of a Minocqua pizza parlor was among the 54 protesters who crossed the police line at big St. Germain Lake and were arrested for obstructing a police officer. During a court appearance Friday night Crist objected to monies order putting restrictions on future protest activities of those arrested including staying at least 100 Yards from spearfishing boat landings in Vilas county As a condition of the $500 signature Bonds. Crist refused to agree to terms of the Bond and remained in jail. Many of those arrested appeared surprised and angered at Mohr s conditions for the Bonds but they agreed to the terms and were let out of jail. The arrests were peaceful and protesters got slammed Crist said. Before getting arrested Crist told reporters Vilas county sheriff Jim Williquette had said the protesters arrested would be allowed out of jail on signature Bonds if the arrests were orderly. Mohr said the restrictions were necessary for the safety of the indians the protesters and the rest of Community. Mohr s separate restraining order designed to limit activities of protesters also pertains to Crist s brother Brian and to Charles Gilman and Patrick Long activists in Sta the state division of emergency government said. La do Flambeau speakers have complained about Rock throwing at Vilas county boat landings and other forms of harassment. Since 1983, Federal courts have upheld 19th Century treaties ruling the state s six Chippewa Indian bands retained the right to Hunt Spearfish and Cut Timber on Public lands in the Northern third of Wisconsin. Critics complain the rights Are unequal. An estimated 500 to 600 people gathered at big St. Germain Lake one of 178 Northern Wisconsin lakes chosen this year by the tribe for its annual off reservation spearfishing that began april 10. Dean Crist had said mass arrests would attract publicity to objections against the Indian treaties and put pressure on Federal officials to visit Northern Wisconsin to discuss the dispute. One by one the protesters stepped under a yellow ribbon used for a police line and were arrested. Dean Crist an organizer of anti treaty demonstrations held up the ribbon. He was among the last protesters arrested. The first to Cross was Jayne Willish of Wausau a multiple sclerosis patient in a wheelchair. I have no beef with indians. We want equal rights for everyone is. Willish said. When the protesters were hauled off in a Van and bus the crowd cheered and applauded. One person in the bus waved a Small american Flag out the Winder. Meanwhile the state department of natural resources said two of the approximately 15 spectators at Solberg Lake in Price county were charged with disorderly conduct at another boat Landing demonstration. While treaty protesters hoped to dramatize their cause Friday Indian groups moved to Clamp Down on protesting at the landings. The a Swa gon treaty association based at the Lac do Flambeau reservation asked gov. Tommy g. Thompson to Call a special session of the legislature to strengthen a new Law that forbids harassment of fishermen and Hunters. We think it is past time that the state carry out its responsibilities and put the safety of Indian citizens above politics spearfishing Leader Thomas Maulson said during a news conference at his convenience store in Lac do Flambeau. Thompson had no immediate reaction spokeswoman Stephanie Smith said. Maulson said a Swa gon decided to seek drastic stops against protesters because each night indians at boat landings Are treated like second hand citizens. The hate is still there and i think it is important for people to hear Dean Crist causes the racist atmosphere in Northern Wisconsin Maulson said. In a letter to Thompson and attorney general Don Hanaway a Swa gon asked that a new anti harassment Law be revised to require All cases to be tried in Dane county. Rape suspect refuses extradition freed on Bond by go Gebic judge by Ralph Ansami Globe staff writer Bessemer a 51-year-old Marenisco area Man has been released on $25,000 Bond following a go Gebic county court appearance Friday on a sexual assault charge in Hurley. Earl Bud Charlesjr. Appeared in court before probate judge Timothy Mahoney and refused extradition proceedings to Wisconsin according to Iron county District attorney Jodie Bednar. The criminal complaint issued by Bednar charges Charles with the abduction and sexual assault of a Young woman at gunpoint in Hurley Friday evening. Bednar said Charles was released after posting $5,000 Cash Bond and $20,000 property Bond. Governors of both Wisconsin and Michigan will be contacted regarding extradition procedures Bednar said. The criminal complaint says Charles approached the woman near the Hurley High school around 8 50 Friday while driving his car. He Alleg edly asked her for directions to the american legion building. The complaint said Charles acted confused when the woman gave him directions and he asked her to show him where the building was located. After the woman entered his car Charles eventually headed South on . 51, at one Point pushing a handgun into the her Side according to the complaint. After Blind folding the woman Charles then turned off on a Small Road in the Gile Flowage area where he forced her to commit sex acts the complaint says. The woman was later dropped off on Poplar Street and she informed police of the assault. Charles was later arrested on the Michigan Side. Hurley police and Iron county deputies assisted Bednar in an investigation of the incident. The state of Wisconsin crime Laboratory was called to examine and process evidence in the Case including a vehicle used in the alleged assault. A laser Holo Stop treaty abuse Wisconsin spokesman Dean Crist left is stopped by a police officer and arrested for obstructing an officer after crossing a police line at the boat Landing at big St. Germain Lake Friday night. Crist spearheaded an anti spearfishing protest in which 54 people were arrested. Members of the Lac do Flambeau band of Chippewa indians were fishing at the Lake. Helicopter crashes atop s Field building Southfield Mich. A a helicopter removing a satellite dish from the top of the ism corp. Building crashed onto the roof and burst into flames this morning killing the Pilot authorities said. Four people assisting with the work escaped without injury when they ran to the far end of the roof As the helicopter crashed at 8 37 . Edt Southfield fire it. James Bunker said. The Pilot was the Only person aboard the helicopter police it. Floyd Raths said. The fire atop the 14-Story building located 12 Miles Northwest of downtown Detroit was extinguished within 20 minutes and did not spread to the building itself he said. They were lifting off a satellite dish from the top of the building Raths said. Sunday Cannon search postponed by Jan Tucker Globe staff writer Ontonagon two men who Are searching for a 500 Pound plus world War i Cannon in the Ontonagon Slough have run into a Snag and have postponed a heavy machinery dig scheduled for sunday. Jack Miles Ontonagon who along with de Balcomb Ontonagon have spent More than a week searching for the artefact said the pair were digging Friday in a spot marked by a specialist when they ran into problems. Miles said the area has three Telephone cables and a waterline running beneath the Slough. Miles said heavy equipment in the area would cause damage to the lines and Cable and the pair will need a new approach to claiming the Cannon they believe is buried beneath several feet of Silt. Miles said they plan to have someone graph out the area and they must take a cautious approach to the Rescue efforts. The dig planned for sunday is off until we determine what the next step should be he added. Hubble Telescope coming to life space Center Houston a the Hubble space Telescope was awakened from its self induced sleep today but it was still without the use of its High Speed antennas and its science instruments were on hold unable to begin any observations. We Are out of the Safe Mode right now said Steve Terry a supervisor of the engineers controlling the Telescope. He said the Telescope was running on a Normal control All Mode where its own computers and sensors guide where it is pointing. Discovery s astronauts meanwhile packed their gear for a return to Earth sunday made some last minute observations of it s hard to go somewhere and find someone who has never heard of the Hubble space Telescope it makes Little kids eyes Light up. It makes Little kids want to learn How to add and subtract and study science. Pilot Charles Bolden Sarth and talked with ground based reporters about their flight. Pilot Charles Bolden said he was especially upbeat about the widespread Public awareness of the Telescope which is expected eventually to look Back 14 billion Light years nearly to the birth of the universe. It s hard to go somewhere and find someone who has never heard of the Hubble space Telescope said Bolden. It makes Little kids eyes Light up. It makes Little kids want to learn How to add and subtract and study the Telescope s big Eye has remained open but Hubble had been in a Safe Mode with All motion stopped because of earlier problems in linking the High Speed dish antennas with a relay satellite. The antennas Are the primary links for relaying scientific data to the ground. Terry said that even in the Safe Mode one of the tape recorders in the Telescope reads telemetry Sig. Nals from All its systems and that these would be played to Earth and Analysed when the antennas Are working properly. We expect to use that data to investigate what happened he said. Engineers Are Able to Send commands to the Telescope via its secondary antennas but the com i a i Mun cations system is not useful for scientific data which must be transmitted at a High rate of Speed. We re putting the scientific instruments in a hold Mode in of feet a standby Mode he said. Shortly after 6 . Edt con trollers at the Goddard space flight Center in Greenbelt md.,-completed a series of commands that took the Telescope out of its Safe Mode and then began to run a 12-hour computer program to Monitor Hubble s health. It will take another Day before the $1.5 billion Telescope is operating the Way it was supposed to at this Point in the Startup Proi Cess said Hubble Deputy project manager Jean Olivier. Dill Iunisi Iii l h i ilium

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