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Janesville Gazette (Newspaper) - May 5, 1990, Janesville, Wisconsin Janesville 504 newsstand 384 Home delivered 28 pages 4 sections 145th year no. 263 Janesville i saturday May 5. 1990 weather world / nation sports horizons Vitamin debate full of Energy More than one cold War has been fought in the past decade Over the benefits of Vitamin c and other Vitamin supplements a and there is Little sign of a truce in the immediate future. In a local i area Blacktop deliberation heated tempers bubbled thursday like the hot Oil used to make Asphalt and words hard As a new roadbed were exchanged. It was the latest round in the argument Over whether Rock county should own and operate a Blacktop Plant. In Der eyes recreation potential the department of natural resources is launching a study of potential recreational development along Rock River but the journey May be a complicated one an Agency official said Friday. In Cash diddle headline River fest to diddle Johnny Cash and Jerry Reed Are among the top performers to be featured at River fest 1990, organizers of the event announced Friday. In associated press Norfolk skipper of the Iowa retired Friday with a broadside at the Navy saying it bungled an investigation into the explosion that killed 47 sailors aboard the battleship last year. Capt. Fred p. Moosally said investigators paid too much attention to the Navy a image and put too much Stock in unsubstantiated information. The investigators concluded that the explosion in a gun Turret had been set off by a suicidal Seaman. A it is too bad the Iowa investigation team consisted of managers and apparently not very Good managers at that people More concerned about determining whether the paperwork was done than if people were properly trained a Moosally said during the change of command ceremony for the world War in Era battleship. Moosally a broadside his first Public comments on the Navy investigation into the april 19. 1989, explosion brought Praise from family members of some of the victims. A a in be been waiting for this Day because i was hoping and praying that the Man will really speak his mind about the Accident a Kathy Kubicina said in a Telephone interview from her Home in Cleveland. A this is just great news. In a thrilled to death. For the Captain of the ship to say it was inadequate that really tells a lot a said a turn to Captain / 8a pennies for Pool students collect mile of coins for Park work by Tim Kelly Gazette staff soggy track fans athletes and spectators got drenched Friday during the Tider invitational in Edgerton. Thirty one teams competed in the coed High school track meet. See Story Page id. Latvia backs gradual break vote inspires citizens to dance in the streets associated press Riga. U lawmakers voted for Independence Friday but plotted a More cautious break from the soviet Union than neighbouring Lithuania. Latvians greeted the declaration of Independence with tears a chorus of the republics traditional Anthem and dancing in the streets. The 138-0 parliamentary vote 50 years after Moscow seized the three Baltic states on the soviets Western Border put Latvia on a similar secessionist path with Lithuania and Estonia. However unlike Lithuania a Independence declaration of March la the vote by Latvia a supreme soviet called for a gradual break with the soviet Union. Latvian president Anatoly Gorbunov said he was already thinking about the next step negotiations with Moscow. A everything is ahead a he said. A this is Only the very very Gorbunov later was asked at a news conference what reaction he expected from the Kremlin. He said he could not predict what Moscow would say but he added that the latvian government had tried to make it Clear in the declaration that there is a no cause to close the door on dialogue and Start setting fifty seven anti Independence lawmakers refused to cast ballots. Even so the measure had no problem achieving the two thirds majority needed for approval. A turn to Latvia / 8a drunk Driver jail term is a mockery7 lava Burns through town Star of the sea Church was moved As a lava flow burned through the heart of this picturesque hawaiian Beach town Friday More than seven years after Kilauea Volcano began its latest eruption. / 5a soviets firm on nato stance Secretary of state James Baker Iii ran into a Stone Wall Friday when he tried to persuade the soviet Union to withdraw its objections to nato membership for a United Germany. The two sides also made no Dent in issues blocking treaties to reduce their Long Range nuclear missiles and to lower troop and tank Levels in Europe. / 4a africans pledge better relations the government and the african National Congress said Friday they will work together for the first time to Stop political violence and Clear the Way for talks on ending White minority Rule. I 3a patience urged Over bailout departing savings and loan cleanup Boss l. William Seidman said Friday that a real pain Quot is yet to come in the bailout and urged patience with his successor. / 3b clean governor s race pledged aides for the two candidates for governor promised on Friday to run positive campaigns and use no commercials that attack their opponent. / 2a Kentucky Derby run today there Are almost As Many Good Story lines in the i 16th Kentucky Derby As there Are 3-year-Olds. And there will be 15 of those As the break from the starting line today. The Kentucky Derby will be Worth $756,000 with $581,000 to the Winner. / id Cloudy today with a High of 63. Partly Cloudy tonight with a Low of 37. Partly sunny sunday with a High of 64. Mostly sunny monday with a High of 72. / 6d advice columns / 3c movie listings / 4b a Ann Landers opinion / 6a business / 4b to listings / 5d classified / 4c-8c obituaries / 2b comics / 5d Edgerton at Edgerton Middle school students and teachers Arentt asking a a Penny for your thoughts a they re asking a a Penny for your Pool a everyone at the Middle school has raided Piggy Banks and pocketbooks since september to collect a Miles Worth of pennies to pay for new picnic tables or benches at Central Park. After students lugged pennies to school in handfuls for months the school finished its nine month mile this week. A whopping 84,480 pennies or $844.80-has been collected. One mile is 5,280 feet and 16 pennies make up one foot. That could mean a lot less Candy bars and other junk food for some kids. A i done to know what the consequences to the kids Are a said Kathy Wilke librarian and student Council adviser. Then Wilke thought about the Candy bars that be eaten. A gee i wish that were the consequence a she said. The benches or tables will be installed Only if the Edgerton a turn to pennies / 8a to Dummon Gantt stat students from left Danelle Moses Dean Mcdonald and Laureanna Raymond pour More pennies into the pot. Victim s relative cries for Justice by Elizabeth Mcgowan Gazette staff Richard French had a queasy feeling in his stomach Friday afternoon. Even though he was at his Washington dc., office about 800 Miles away from Janesville at the time he knew in his gut that Justice As he recognized it Wasny to being served at the Rock county courthouse. A a it a a sad Day for Janesville a he lamented Friday when he Learned that one of his worst fears had come True. Anger and anguish travelled the Long distance Telephone line with each word he spoke. Minutes before he had Learned that the 24-year-old Drunken Driver convicted of killing his father in Law and longtime Rock county agricultural agent Hugh Alberts would be spending a year in a county jail instead of five years in a state prison. A ifs a mockery a French said about the sentence. A a in a very unhappy with this especially when i think about All the suffering my family has gone through French 37, became part of the family when he married Beth 36, one of the Alberts three daughters. Though he wanted to join his relatives at fridays sentencing his Job prevented him from making the trip. The family Shell began the night of aug. 3 when Alberts 71, of 114 s. Lexington died after a three vehicle Accident at the intersection of Highway 59 and county Kkt East of Milton. Alberts and his wife Neva were westbound on Highway 59 while heading Home from an evening at the fireside restaurant is playhouse in fort Atkinson. Their car was hit by a car headed North on county Kkt driven by former Janesville resident Wayne Buch Berger. Buchberger had failed to Stop for a Stop sign on county Kkt after the Impact the Alberts car hit a Van about to turn right onto Highway 59. The Van Driver and five of his passengers were treated and released at fort Atkinson memorial Hospital. Alberts died at the Hospital shortly after the Accident. Neva was transferred to University Hospital in Madison where she spent weeks recovering from head and internal us uries. Buchberger cited for operating a vehicle while intoxicated was treated at Janesville a mercy hos a turn to Justice / 8a us rally urges change in Roth s stance on Gays associated press Madison a former . Army Drill sergeant and two former Roth cadets urged students Friday to continue to pressure for a change in the army a policy of excluding homosexuals from military service. A it is a crying shame that the government of my very own country engages in this Type of discrimination a Miriam Ben shalom of Milwaukee told nearly 300 University of Wisconsin Madison students at a rally. The us Madison rally was among demonstrations scheduled at about 32 universities across the country to condemn the . Army a policy Banning homosexuals from military service and participation in its Reserve officers training corps a turn to Roth / 8a outgoing Captain rips Navy probe

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