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Janesville Gazette (Newspaper) - May 11, 1990, Janesville, Wisconsin 50 newsstand 38 Home delivered Friday digest today local area Welker blasts . S office a last minute plea agreement in o Beloit shoot ing Case has prompted Rock county circuit judge James Welker right to blast the District attorney s office for being unprepared. Quot Over a period of the last year it has been the experience of this court that the office of District attorney is virtually unprepared in More than 50 percent of the cases which Are scheduled for trial Quot Welker some upset Over water plan a request to draw up to 150,000 Gallons of water a Day from Delavan Lake to water the Lake Lawn Golf course has some area residents boiling Over with fear it will Hurt the Lake s chances of refilling. Several residents spoke against the proposal thursday before the town of Delavan Lake rehabilitation committee which recommended that the department of natural resources hold a contested Case hearing on the request. In world / nation Barry indicted on More charges mayor Marion Barry already charged with cocaine Possession and lying to a grand jury was indicted thursday on six More drug charges including using cocaine at More than 20 locations in the . And abroad Over the last six years. / 4a Crew holds service for shipmate the Crew of the Conyngham held a memorial service thursday for their shipmate who died in a fire aboard the guided missile destroyer tuesday morning. The Conyngham s Captain cmdr. William r. Williams presided Over the private service held in the morning at David Adams memorial Chapel at Norfolk naval station the Navy said. / 4b state Yah indians May Appeal ruling Chippewa indians May Appeal a Federal court order that state officials had called a solution to ears of debate Over off reservation fishing and Hunting. Michael Allen sr., chairman of the Lac do Flambeau reservation said judge Barbara Crabb of . District court May have misconstrued the facts in deciding How to Divide wild game among Chippewa and non Chippewa. / 2a fire kills unattended children fire that swept through a House after a woman left her seven children unattended killed four Young girls and critically injured two of their Brothers authorities said. / 2a i sports fighter has Eye on future former Junior welterweight Champion Aaron Pryor says his vision is less Man perfect in one Eye but he sees a Bright future now that Wisconsin authorities Are letting him Back in the ring. / id weather rain tonight with a Low of 41. Cloudy saturday with periods of rain and a High of 60. Cloudy sunday with a High of 68. Partial Sunshine monday with a High of 72. Cloudy tuesday with a High of 76 / 8c advice columns / 3c a Ann Landers business / 5d classified / 5c-7c comics / 4c movie listings / 4d opinion / 6a to listings / 4c obituaries / 2b Janesville 28 pages a sections 145th year no. 269 Janesville i May 11. 1990 wholesale prices fall 0.3% inflation running at 4.2% associated press Washington a second Steep drop in vegetable costs helped push wholesale prices Down 0.3 percent Overall in april the government said today. It was the sharpest decline since August and the third consecutive moderate report after a severe cold snap sent prices spiralling 1.8 percent in january a 15-year record. The labor departments producer Price Index for finished goods one Stop Short of retail had fallen 0.2 percent in March and showed no change in february. The monthly numbers Are All adjusted for seasonal variations. For the first four months of the year wholesale inflation was running at a 4.2 percent annual rate Down from 4.8 percent for All of 1989. In a separate report today the Commerce department said retail sales last month slumped 0.6 percent the third consecutive month without an increase Stock and Bond markets rallied in response to both reports. Traders took them As a sign that the Federal Reserve Board in the near term. Would not need to push up interest rates to fight inflation. The Dow Jones average of 30 Indus trial stocks climbed 13.97 to 2,752.48 in the first half hour of trading. A the numbers Are increasingly Rati a turn to inflation / a a rolling along at rotary gardens Wisconsin conservation corps Crew members build a retaining Wall on the North Side of the Trout Pond at rotary gardens. Moving huge Rock boulders from left Are Zondra Hasley Curt Crawford and Paul Spencer. When this area of 20 Al Hoch Pasatta staff acres of land Between Lions Beach and kiwanis Pond is developed it will be an International Garden and wildlife Sanctuary. The project which began in 1989, is expected to take to years to Complete. Sun shines on cleanup by Mike Dupre Gazette staff Sunshine brightened cloudless Blue skies shimmered off shiny Green leaves and glowed through White and Pink blossoms today. A Cool fresh morning gently warmed into a Beautiful May Day making the heavy Snow blustery wind and Leaden skies of thursday seem like a Distant dream. But cracked branches and splintered limbs still littered the ground throughout Southern Wisconsin As residents Utility and municipal Crews worked to remove the remnants of the stunning storm. Students returned to classes today after the Snow provided them with an unexpected Holiday thursday. Utilities worked All thursday and sometimes through the night to restore electricity and other services to most of the Homes and businesses that lost Power to tangled lines and limbs. A the Ute Ity representatives contacted this morning said their customers either have Power or should have had it by noon. Jane Shiue Park department workers found More extensive damage than orig Nauy thought As they ventured deeper into the acres of Parks that were blanketed thursday morning by i to 4 inches of heavy Snow. A turn to cleanup / 8a two still in Hospital after fatal Accident two Edgerton men remain hospitalized today and a Janes Vule Man was Kiuei thursday morning when their car ran out of control on a Snow sickened interstate and smashed into a Semi. Rick a. Barmett 39, of 422 s. Fremont was Kiuei in the Accident at 5 30 . In the construction zone on interstate 90 South of Madison the Wisconsin state patrol reported. Barmett was Riding in the Back seat of the car. Driver Daniel Dickson 36, Edgerton was in critical condition at St. Mary a Hospital Madison and another passenger Doug Eastman 42, also of Edgerton was in serious condition at University Hospital Madison. The truck Driver Michael Fitz . Will be on Mars in 30 years Bush associated press Kingsville Texas president Bush heralding a a new age of exploration a a said today he believes the United states will Send astronauts to Mars in 30 years. Bush had previously announced he would Send a manned Mission to Mars but the commencement speech at the Texas a amp i University marked the first time he gave a time goal. In the first of a series of graduation speeches this weekend Bush turned attention to his space program leaving behind a capital in an uproar Over taxes and budget negotiations. A thirty years ago Nasa was founded and the space race began. And 30 years from now i believe Man will stand on another planet a a Bush said. A and so i am pleased to return to Texas today to announce a new age of exploration with not Only a goal but also a timetable a he said. A i believe that before Apollo celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Landing on the Moon the american Flag should be planted on in a speech highlighting space As part of americans heritage of Progress Bush said. A a it a time to open up the final Frontier. There can be no turning Back. Americans space program is what civilization needs to begin this journey to perfect the commitment to go further he said a each time we go to the Frontier and beyond we bring Back More than we hoped for. This time we have a Chance to bring Back More than we can Bush declared that the july 20, 1969, Landing of Apollo la As the first manned spacecraft on the Moon Quot showed we could meet our commitments to ourselves and to the world proof that democracy could Triumph As decisively in peace As it had in Bush said that his space plans which include reviving the Moon program and having an operation Al space station by the end of this Century a will help rekindle Public interest in science and mathematics and revitalize an area of our education system that has become disturbingly it will a revolutionize everything from computers to communication from Medicine to metals regaining and retaining americans High tech competitive Edge a he said. The administration has offered a turn to Mars / 8a 36, of South Dakota was not injured the state patrol spokesperson indicated. Dickson lost control of his northbound car in the Freak snowstorm that pelted the area thursday morning and it veered into the opposite Lane colliding with the southbound truck according to reports. Two men ii ured in a two vehicle crash on Highway 14 near Trescher Road at 5 30 . Thursday remain in critical condition today at University Hospital Madison. Marvin w. Bailey jr., 27, Edgerton and Kurt a. Doering 35, Delavan were alone in their vehicles at the time of the Accident. The Accident is under investigation by Rock county sheriffs deputies. 911 could be on line by next summer by Steven Engelbert Gazette staff the communities in Rock county Are going to have to agree to a Way to split the average $1.4 million annual Bill for the 911 emergency Telephone system that is in the works. The average is based on eight years. The operational Cost for the first year is $1.22 million. Phil Blazkowski county planner described a payment system and a timetable to the Rock county Board on thursday. Under the scheme recommended by the special committee appointed to study 911, the county will pay the Cost of a building for the dispatch Center each of the communities will pay a $10,000 base fee and each will pay another fee based on the percentage of dispatching activity from the Community. The funding system is a Compromise Blazkowski said. Higher base fees favor the larger communities he said. The larger the fee the larger the percentage of the Cost borne by the smaller municipalities he said. Under the plan Janesville would pay a $10,000 base fee. It is responsible for 30 percent of the police activity in the county and the activity fee is figured at $319,801. The actual dispatch budget for Janesville in 1990 Calls for $419,000, so the City would save $90,000, Blazkowski a figures show. The planner admitted that the figures Are not completely accurate because dispatchers have duties beyond dispatching in most communities. The dispatcher also May serve As a Secretary to the police chief or As clerk of courts. Firefighters dispatch in at least one Community he said. The communities will have to figure the value of those extra chores to determine their real costs Blazkowski said. Evansville however is a Good Model to use to figure costs he said. Evansville has 24-hour dispatch from a single console. It budgeted $120,894 in 1990 and a turn to 911 / 8a burglar s Choice prison or support by Pamela o Neill Mohan Gazette correspondent Elkhorn an 18-year-old Delavan Man convicted of burglary was Given the Choice thursday of going to prison or supporting any of three illegitimate children proved to be his. Walworth county circuit judge John race stayed a five year nine month prison term against Rodney Quillman and imposed the unusual condition to his probation. A you May have a Macho attitude towards making babies or. Quillman but you re a wimp at supporting them a the judge said citing allegations from three women that Quillman was the father of their children. Quillman was convicted of felony burglary and Misdemeanour theft for a nov. 12 break in at tur a turn to burglar / 8a 4 if

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