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Jacksonville Journal Courier (Newspaper) - May 31, 1986, Jacksonville, Illinois 2 journal Courter Jacksonville Iii., saturday May 91,1986wall watcher arrest made in tampering scheme up by Unda Deutsch the associated press los Angeles a a fired clerk at a Stock brokerage was arrested on charges of putting rat Poison in Over the counter capsules in a failed scheme to make Money on the Stock Market the Fri said Friday. Edward Arlen Marks 24, of suburban Temple City was ordered held without bail at his arraignment in Federal court in los Angeles on one count of tampering with consumer products. The charge carries a maximum penalty of to years in prison and a $50,000 Fine. . Magistrate James Mcmahon ordered Marks transferred to Florida where most of the tainted capsules were discovered. It was the first drug tampering arrest in a series of cases that resulted in at least nine deaths since 1982, although others have been arrested for making extortion demands or threatening to Poison drugs. No one was injured by the rat Poison found March 19-20 in Orlando fla., and Houston in nine capsules of cold and allergy medicines and diet aids made by Smith Kline Beckman corp. The poisoning prompted an $8 million recall of Contact Tel Drin and Dietsc capsules by the Phil Delphia based company. A Man identifying himself As a a Gary had called new organizations and stores to say he had poisoned capsules in Orlando Chicago and St. Louis. A the believed that hysteria would result a a said Richard Bretzing the special agent in charge of the of big a los Angeles office. According to the Fri Marks who once trained at Merrill Lynch had hoped to profit by depressing the Price of Smith Kline Stock. He apparently made no Money because the Stock Price did not fall substantially despite the recall Bretzing said. Marks worked As an office clerk in san Marino for 3vj weeks beginning in mid october 1985, said Merrill Lynch spokeswoman Ray was fired she said declining to elaborate except to say discrepancies had turned up in a Check of his Job application. A it was an entry level kind of Job a said is. Ramsden. Marks was arrested thursday night after getting off a plane from Boston his original Hometown. Bretzing said the breakthrough came when former co workers at the Merrill Lynch office identified a voice on a taped threatening Telephone Call As that of Marks. An Fri affidavit alleged that a fingerprint taken from a tampered product in Orlando matched Marks fingerprints. Bretzing declined to say where the Fri obtained Marks fingerprints and declined to say if he had a previous arrest record. Bretzing said there was no indication of a link to other cases and no indication that Marks had assistance. Berun West Germany a a female East German Soldier with a camera stands guard along the Berlin Wall thursday. East Germany has apparently begun deploying female army personnel As scouts along the East West Berlin Border a a first for them. Soviet doctor says 130 released from hospitals Moscow apr a soviet doctor said Friday that 130 of the 299 people hospitalized after the chernobyl nuclear Accident have been discharged and said that women can better combat the effects of severe radiation then men. Or. Angelina Guskova chief radiologist at the Moscow Hospital where Many victims of the april 26 disaster Are treated did not say in her remarks to the official news Agency Tass whether the patients returned to the Ukraine. Nor did she say whether plans existed for monitoring their condition. Or. Robert p. Gale a . Bone marrow specialist who has been treating victims said thursday that 55 to 60 patients remain in serious condition with 14 of them critically ill. He said 23 people have Pope marxism represents spiritual ruin died in the disaster including two killed instantly when the no. 4 chernobyl reactor was torn by an explosion. A. Woman was among those who have died since the Accident. Guskova said at least two women were among those still hospitalized with radiation sickness and added that her experience treating the victims showed that female bodies could combat the effects of heavy radiation doses better than male bodies. She did not elaborate. Gale said he planned to leave sunday night for the chernobyl area and Kiev the ukrainian capital of 2.4 million people about 80 Miles South of the reactor. He said he hoped to visit radiation victims at Kiev hospitals. Soviet Leader Mikhail s. Gorbachev said earlier this month that 299 people were hospitalized after the Accident. In West Germany soviet official Valentin Falin said his country needs a fall medical Means available to help the victims. Falin director of the no Vosti news Agency spoke to reporters in Bonn. He also said the soviet Union is ready to accept world safety standards for nuclear reactors. Some of the soviet unions top Rock stars arranged a concert in Moscow for Friday night to raise funds for the chernobyl cleanup and help some of the 92,000 people evacuated from an 18-mile zone around the damaged Plant. The news weekly Cedelya in a report on the cleanup in the Ukraine said helicopters were spraying contaminated fir forests near the disaster site. Several acres of Forest which turned Brown because of radiation were sprayed with a substance that hardens into protective film reducing radiation contamination the newspaper said. Vatican City apr marxism seeks to Root religion out of society and the a very heart of Man Pope John Paul ii said Friday in an encyclical that Calls atheistic ideologies the path to spiritual ruin for the world. John Paul wrote of the evils of materialism and disobedience to god which he said deceive Man into believing he can decide for himself what is Good and evil. He also deplored what he described As increasing signs of death in the modern world including a a death dealing poverty and famine a International terrorism the danger of a nuclear self destruction a abortion and euthanasia. The 141-Page encyclical titled a a Dominus it a latin for the lord the giver of life is dedicated to the holy spirit the third of the holy Trinity along with the father and the son. It is the fifth that John Paul has issued Sakharov a wife charges soviets with blackmail try London a pvt Velena Bonner Friday accused the soviet Union of trying to blackmail the West into keeping silent Over the condition of her husband exiled soviet dissident Andrei d. Sakharov. Mrs. Bonner 62, who has been abroad nearly six months for medical treatment met with prime must fit Margaret Thatcher for a half hour and then spoke to reporters while Arm in Arm with the British prime minister. She was asked her reaction to British news reports from Moscow quoting Viktor Louis a soviet journalist who often relays information from the Kremlin As saying that mrs. Bonner a remarks while in the West were jeopardizing Sakharov s chances of having his exile ended. The physicist Winner of the 1975 Nobel peace prize was banished to internal exile in the closed City of Gorky 250 Miles East of Moscow in january 1980 after he denounced the soviet military intervention in Afghanistan mrs. Bonner was exiled at Gorky weather temperatures High Friday 83 at 4 . Low 89 Jacksonville and Vicinity saturday mostly sunny and warm widely scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms High in the Middle 80s, Southwest to West winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night partly Cloudy Low m the lower 60s. Sunday mostly sunny widely scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms High in the Middle 80s. Extended Outlook monday through wednesday a Chance Jojo l08 age to Hio Hist 2�.77 to mss a runs a .70 up Weatha pot Catt saturday showers Are forecast in the Southern Plains and Gulf coast regions rain is also possible in the Central and Southern Plains the upper and Middle Mississippi Valley Ohio Valley and Atlantic coast states. High temperatures around the nation Are expected to be Atlanta 87, Boston 74, Chicago 75, Cleveland 74, Dallas 82. Denver 75, Houston 86. Kansas City 82, los Angeles 74, Miami 86, Minneapolis 80, new Orleans 90, new York 81, Phoenix 101, St. Louts 85, san Francisco 75, Seattle 77, Washington 86 since his papacy began in 1978. Encyclicals Are the most authoritative form of papal letter informing the Church and its members on matters of importance. They once were the main vehicles used by Popes to communicate their teachings but their importance diminished somewhat As pontiffs began using foreign Tours and the mass Media to convey their message. The Vatican said John Paul wrote his latest encyclical in his native polish beginning in the second half of last year. Cardinal Jerome Hamer presented the document at a news conference. When asked whether the pontiffs vigorous denunciation of marxism meant the Church would not engage in dialogue with atheists he replied a dialogue always makes sense. Dialogue is necessary not Only to understand but also to per m 1984 after being convicted of anti soviet slander. Louis was quoted As saying the soviets wished to give More Freedom to Sakharov a physicist who won the 1975 Nobel peace prize but that mrs. Bonner was damaging soviet interests. Quot the statements seem to me to be simply blackmail a mrs. Bonner said today. A it seems to me they wanted to scare Madam prime minister mrs. Thatcher by this statement and other Western political leaders into not meeting mrs. Thatcher interjected that the statement also seemed aimed at stopping Western efforts on Sakharov s behalf. She said she had assured mrs. Bonner that Britain a will keep Faith with or. on thursday Louis told the associated press in Moscow that Sakharov s chances of returning to Moscow were unlikely a because of mrs. Bonner a behaviour Quot but did not indicate that soviet authorities had wanted to allow him More Freedom. Nigerian protests Lagos Nigeria a a wave of violence has swept this country this week As students protest the police killing of students in North Nigeria. Protesters burned cars and clashed with police on several occasions. Two protesters were reported killed thursday and several others were wounded. Navy buries a forgotten hero of Shower statewide monday and Over the South tuesday and wednesday highs in the 70e North and Low to Middle 80s South lows in 50s North to lower 60s South. Saturday May 31 Sunset today.8 21 . Sunrise tomorrow.5 36 a m. Moon use tomorrow.2 38 a m. New 7 the Star Antares rises.8 31 . And above it is the planet Saturn. Saturn will continue to move slowly Westward away from Antares until Earty in August. A ton by Lee Gould the associated press Washington a the Navy buried a forgotten hero Friday ceremoniously carrying the remains of civil War medal of Honor Winner James Smith to Arlington National cemetery a where he belongs Quot after lying for a Century in an unmarked paupers grave. A this is now As it should be Only 105 years late Quot rep. Norman Lent r n said at a Wreath laying ceremony on the Steps of the Lincoln memorial. Waiting across the Potomac River at Arlington were some of the Navy s most senior admirals ready to Bury the old Sailor with solemn military honors Smith had died in new York City in 1881 and was buried in an unmarked common grave his earlier exploits aboard the Richmond at the Battle of Mobile Bay almost forgotten. But he left behind three children. And a 20th Century great grandson took up his cause. For the past eight years Thomas Clarkson Brenker struggled to Correct what he Felt was the wrong done his great Grandfather recalled of his struggle to Honor the old Sailor. A but i was told they could t Mark the grave because others had been burned in the same location Over the years. Then i asked to exhume him but the cemetery allow that Brenker was stalemated unable to Mark Smith s ust wanted a Marker on his grave a Brenker Frame unable to have him removed to another site. Hen after yet another letter writing Campaign a year ago the roman Catholic archdiocese of new York and the Navy advised him the body could be exhumed if he would obtain a court order a which the Church agreed not to contest. That Battle Over plans were made for a funeral mass and memorial service last week in new York City followed by fridays re interment at Arlington which had its origins As a cemetery for civil War victims. A thanks to the efforts of Tom Brenker and others James Smith can now be properly Laid to rest a John Barth of the Freedom foundation in Valley forge pa., said at the memorial Day Wreath laying ceremony at the Lincoln memorial. A the should never have been buried in an unmarked grave forgotten a added Lent who has sponsored legislation in Congress Quot to establish a Central repository where the names deeds and records of medal of Honor winners can be assembled in one Preston Amos of the medal of Honor historical society estimated 400 other medal of Honor winners Are unaccounted for buried without recognition of their heroism in Battle. Smith was one of the 400 until Friday when his casket was placed aboard a horse drawn Caisson and taken up a winding Road to a Hillside overlooking the Pentagon. Waiting were vice adm. James Metcalf i Deputy chief of naval operations for surface warfare rear adm. John r. Mcnamara chief of chaplains and the highest ranking non commissioned officer master chief Petty officer of the Navy William h. Plackett. Metcalf who thanked Brenker for his persistence in fighting for the overdue honors presented the medal of Honor citation to Smiths granddaughter Murrilla Clarkson Brenker of new York City a in the name of the president of the United states the Navy and a Gratful Suade a Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro said the encyclical is based on John Paul a Long standing personal views. Hamer described it As a message of Hope for the world and the Church As christianity pre Kares to celebrate the 2,000th anniversary of the Irth of Jesus Christ. The Pope said the document is designed to help christians through prayer and the intercession of the holy spirit to Deal with Quot the signs and symptoms of death that he said have of come particularly frequent. It blames the troubles of the world on a the evil of disobedience to god through Quot Many a claim to become an Independent and exclusive source for deciding about Good and Quot we see this confirmed in the modern age when the atheistic ideologies seek to Root out religion a he said. Sportswear designer Ellis Dies new York apr fashion designer Perry Ellis who translated a boyhood love of color and fabrics and a flair for spirited sportswear designs into a multimillion Dollar business died Friday of viral encephalitis. He was 46. Ellis who had been ill for several months was admitted to new York Hospital on May 8 suffering from the illness which is an infection of tissues near the brain. He died after having been in a coma for several Days said Hospital spokesman Spencer Vibbert. Ellis looked Pale and gaunt at one of his last Public appearances an april 30 aids fund Raiser sponsored by the fashion fragrance and cosmetic industries. His condition appeared to deteriorate Only a week later and he was hospitalized immediately after the preview of his fall and Winter collection May 8, said spokeswoman Amanda Manogue. Ellis was unable to make the traditional walk Down the runway at the end of the show. Instead he appeared briefly in the doorway of his seventh Avenue showroom. A colleague at each Elbow had to help him stand. Ellis a fashion Maverick who believed that clothes should not be taken too seriously was considered one of America s premiere sportswear designers for men and women. A a Perry had a very healthy effect a a on the fashion Industry said Grace Mirabella editor in chief of Vogue Magazine. A the brought a spirit to the fashion world that Hadnot been seen Ellis was recognized internationally but once said a i done to make fashion. I make Ellis began designing under his own Label in 1978. In eight years he took a single sportswear collection and turned it into a lucrative business that includes four different lines of clothes and 16 licensees. The Ellis Label is on everything from furs to menus underwear and shoes to sheets. Custody fight Over pianos ends Ventura Calli. Apr a divorce Battle Over custody of two pianos ended harmoniously after lawyers pounded out a settlement that leaves each Side with one keyboard. The settlement worked out wednesday averted the need for a court hearing on the custody Battle that had been scheduled for thursday said lawyer Marvin Mitchelson. A the will get the Biesendorfer and leave her the Steinway to play on. This Way they can both make music a said Mitchelson representing or. Newton j. Friedman who is see Kuig a divorce from his wife of to years Carol since Community property such As the pianos is usually not divided until the end of the divorce Mitchelson had asked that Friedman be allowed to practice on the pianos in the couples former Home twice a week for a total of eight hours. A when he first moved out she said she would let him practice but then she changed her mind a Mitchelson said. A Kine and finding your soon Tobe sex husband playing the Iano for a few hours a said Hannah Beth Jackson a imagine coming Home with a bag full of groceries a a by a Pia mrs. Friedman a lawyer. Friedman sued for visitation rights to the pianos. According to Mitchelson Friedman is a serious musician who has played with the Utah symphony orchestra. Friedman who also got custody of the couples harpsichord will be giving a harpsichord concert in Ventura in two weeks he said. Mitchelson said mrs. Friedman also plays the piano but not As seriously As Ber husband. The couple has no children. A a he a pleased because music next to his practice is the most important thing in his life a Mitchelson said. Armed vacuum cleaner still missing Anaconda Mont apr a vacuum cleaner that was stolen after being wired with explosives As a trap for burglars is still missing but police say the owner May have found it and disarmed it himself. The owner had been warned he could face criminal charges if the vacuum cleaner rigged to explode when turned on blew up in the face of an innocent bystander police capt. Terry Wilkinson said s a very Good possibility the Man found it and to protect himself disarmed it without telling police Wilkinson said. There had been reports that someone spotted the Green Hoover in a Landfill but police heard nothing More and found no shred of evidence. Quot of we were going to fed it i think we would have found it by now a Wilkinson said. The Homeowner said he wired the vacuum cleaner with two Sticks of dynamite because burglars had been preying on his Home for the past month Wilkinson said Wilkinson said the Man reported the vacuum cleaner missing May 14, along with $2,800 in other household goods from his residence West of Anaconda. The owner has not been identified by police. In memorial in Loving memory of Mark f Adams who passed away one Yea ago today. Sadly missed by famil and fiends. Jacksonville journal courier usp8 272-460 second class postage paid at poet office Jacksonville. Illinois. Published daily and sunday at 236 West state St. Jacksonville Iii. 62651. Postmaster Send Addrene changes to Jacksonville journal courier 235 West state St., Jacksonville in. 62651. 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