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Jacksonville Journal Courier (Newspaper) - January 10, 1998, Jacksonville, Illinois World of nation actor Christian Slater jail bound los Angeles ai1 a actor Christian Slater failed Friday to Dodge a 90-Day jail term for beating his Girlfriend and fighting police who found him screaming in a hallway during a drug and alcohol Bender. Judge Joseph s. Biderman rejected slaters request to substitute time already spent in a drug treatment Center a 118 Days a for the jail term which would have wiped it out. But the judge did let Slater begin the sentence on Jan. 14 rather than saturday the Date previously set. Slater showed no reaction to the judges ruling. He did not speak to reporters As he left the courthouse. Slaters term is to be followed by three months in a residential drug treatment program and a year in a treatment program for batterers. The 28-year-old Star of such movies As a broken Arrow Quot and a interview with a Vampire Quot pleaded no contest last month to Battery on a dating partner Battery on a police officer and being under the influence of a controlled substance. Slater was arrested aug. La after officers were called to a Brawl at the posh Wilshire Boulevard condominiums. Police heard screaming and found Slater in a stairwell a swinging his arms and Yelling Slater threw one officer against a Wall and tried to grab his gun. He was subdued and later told police he had been taking heroin and cocaine and drinking a for a couple Days a officers said. Protestant militants to stay in Irish peace talks after prison visit Belfast Northern Ireland apr defying claims that her visit was bizarre and naive Britain Stop official for Northern Ireland walked into a grim maximum Security prison Friday in a face to face Appeal for peace to protestants who had murdered c catholics. In return for the unprecedented visit. Protestant militants outside the prison promised to remain in peace talks. Northern Ireland Secretary to Mowlam was lambasted by some politicians and victims of the sectarian violence for the visit. Still she insisted that a talking is the Only Way Forward Quot toward peace in the troubled province. Mowlam spent nearly 3 1/2 hours in Maze prison sitting Down with members of the outlawed Ulster defense association the largest pro British paramilitary group. Mowlam presented a 14-Point document to Uda commanders that contained a British government proposal for negotiators to discuss the release of prisoners after a peace settlement is reached. Germany a joblessness hits 11.8% Behlin apr Germany a unemployment rate Rose unexpectedly in december to 11.8 percent with 200, xxx More Jie Ople out of work than in the previous month. Unemployment reached its highest xxi Star rate last year and has become a key political Issue ahead of parliamentary elections in september. Chancellor Helmut Kohl is banking on a Job Market turnaround. On Friday however. Kohl for the first time backed off his Promise to halve Germany s unemployment by the year 2 a conceding that the goal was now impossible. The jobless situation is a completely unsatisfactory Quot he said in Windhagen after a meeting of his Christian Democrat party. The jobless rate for december was the highest rate for that month in postwar Germany an increase Over november a 11.4 percent. List years Peak unemployment rate was january a 12.2 percent a a postwar record. Mary Bono kisses the casket of her late husband congressman Sonny Bono Friday at desert memorial Park in Cathedral City Calif. In the foreground is Chianna Bono their daughter. Curtain Call friends family fans bid Farewell to Sonny Bono Palm Springs Calif. Apr wracked by sobs Cher eulogized her sex husband Sonny Bono on Friday As a the most unforgettable character a and told a unique gathering of mourners from Hollywood and Washington How the entertainer turned congressman beat the kids with his joking personality. A some people were under the misconception that Sonny was a Short Man but he was Heads and tails taller than anyone else Quot Cher said tearfully. Quot he could see above the tallest people. He had a vision of his future and just How he was going to build it Quot Cher told some 1,4 x mourners at St. Theresa roman Catholic Church. Outside another 2,5 x mourners clutched umbrellas in a Light drizzle listening to the services on a Loudspeaker. The two term Republican congressman and former mayor of watch your savings pile up when you Purchase any of these great products. Jergens Revlon team cheerios look for Money saving coupons inside the sunday Jacksonville journal courier for free info about ways to use coupons effectively Send a business size self addressed stamped envelope to clipping sense co Public relations 19975 Victor Parkway Livonia i 48152 Palm Springs died monday when he skied into a tree at heavenly ski resort in South i Ake Tahoe. He was 62. In a ceremony marked by tears and laughter Bono was remembered As a gregarious Man whose accomplishments were More remarkable Given his self deprecating sense of humor. Cher. Bonous Long time singing and stage partner described first meeting him then traced the formation of their professional and romantic partnerships. A when i was 16, i met Sonny Quot she recalled. A i never saw anything like him before in my life. He walked into this room and i swear to god i saw him and everybody else was washed calling him a a scrappy Little italian Guy with a bad voice Quot Cher said he purposely decided to cast himself As the duos straight Man. A what people done to realize is lie created Sonny and Cher a the Academy award winning actress said a the had the Confidence to be the butt of the joke because he cart ated the after tile funeral mass a cortege of several Hundred cars drove to the cemetery at desert memorial Park in Cathedral City for the burial. There As the Sun broke through the Rainy skies. Bono was Given a 21-gun Salute from a military color guard. Bonous wife Mary and their children a daughter Chianna 6, and son chesare 9 a then released several dozen doves into tilt sky. Bono was married four times and had two other children a chastity with Cher mid Christy with his first wife Donna Rankin. Man to spend 70 Days adrift in Solo sub Singapore apr a French mathematician is adrift in the Indian Ocean a by Choice that is. Guy Delage is on a 70-Day Solo voyage in an engine less submarine to study Marine lib and the Impact of spending Long periods underwater on the human body. Delage. Who left Singapore on thursday Drifting about 22 feet below the surface of the Indian Ocean. He plans to study phytoplankton the microscopic plants that produce most of the worlds oxygen. Quot this is different from All the other undersea voyages Quot the 46-year-old Veteran Sailboat racer told the Straits times newspaper before being towed out to sea. Quot i will Drift with the current As part of nature and observe All species of Marine life at one fixed Delage expects to Drift 50 to pm Miles per Day and end up in the maldives or sri Lanka. His 490-cubic-foot submarine is cramped with computers radio transmitters and video cameras along with food two microwave ovens toilet Shower and bunks. 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