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Janesville Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Janesville, Wisconsin 50 newsstand 38 Home delivered monday digest today business monday european opportunities think globally. That s what experts have been telling Wisconsin business owners for years. Now the unification of Europe offers even greater opportunities. And risks for those who Don t pursue overseas Trade. I local area Loftus to leave a void a Republican Leader predicts majority democrats will suffer without rep. Thomas Loftus in the powerful Post of Assembly speaker. Loftus seeking the democratic nomination for governor this week will serve his final on floor stint As speaker of the Assembly. / in a world / nation jews protest cemetery vandalism about 10,000 weeping people gathered sunday to protest the desecration of a jewish cemetery in Carpen tras France while militant jews clashed with skinhead extremists in Paris. Thirty four jewish Graves were vandalized last week and the Corpse of a recently buried 81 year old Man was impaled on an umbrella. / 5a flooding worsens in South Louisiana Farmers today braced for the most disastrous flooding in 45 years. About 7,000 people were urged to leave Low lying areas in Texas and workmen dynamited a breached levee to prevent further damage in Arkansas. / 3a state distance from soviets urged the United states should avoid becoming entangled in affairs of what could be a crumbling soviet Union former ambassador George f. Kennan says. Quot we should use what Little influence we have to see that developments there proceed peacefully and in a constructive Way Quot Kennan said. Quot but we should do so i think As a helpful Distant / 2a effigy Mounds studied millennium old Indian effigy Mounds near Whitewater May have been part of an ancient solar Calendar a us Whitewater physics professor believes. Professor Frank Stekel chairman of the us a physics department has been studying the Cluster of 12 Mounds under a state education Grant since last summer. / 2a sports no place like dome Quot i hate coming Here Quot Glenn Braggs said after the Milwaukee Brewers lost 8-6 to Minnesota on sunday in the metronome. Quot we always seem to have weird games with these sunday s contest was another entry for Braggs weird file As the twins needed six pitchers to Stop the Brewers for their ninth Victory in 11 games. Id Fittipaldi Battles Unser again Emerson Fittipaldi and Al Unser or. Are at it again. The Drivers who banged wheels at 220 mph in last year s Indianapolis 500 Are battling once More this time for the pole. And they la have to wait another week to see who wins. Id weather partly Cloudy tonight with a Low of 49. Mostly Cloudy tuesday with a Chance of a thunderstorm High 75 Low 57. Cloudy Becj mesday with a Chance of showers and a High of 77. / Ioc Index advice columns / 5b a Ann Landers business / ic-4c classified / 5c-9c comics / 5d opinion / 8a to listings / 5d obituaries / 2b tuesday appetizing memories of the depression Janesville 32 pages 4 sections 145th year no. 272 Janesville i May 14, 19902 airmen slain in Philippines talks on . Bases open associated press Manila Philippines negotiators began talks today on the future of . Military bases in this country a Day after suspected communist guerrillas shot and killed two american servicemen near one of the installations. Truncheon wielding police fired tear Gas at hundreds of anti base protesters during running confrontations through the streets of the capital. At least 42 people were arrested and five hospitalized witnesses and police said. Protesters mostly students retaliated by throwing Small homemade bombs at police. Rallies were held throughout the Day and Security was tight for the talks which opened at the Central Bank building with about 500 police on hand. Five truckloads of riot police were deployed before the Gate at Clark air base As about 400 base opponents rallied in nearby Angeles City. . And philippine officials had expressed fears that the communist new people s army would try to kill americans before the talks on extending the lease on Clark and Subic Bay naval base As Well As four smaller facilities. The lease is set to expire sept. 16, 1991. As the talks opened the chief . Negotiator condemned the killings of two . Airmen near Clark on sunday and assailed the a a banditry a of a turn to bases / 10a rain bows out Dan Plutchak Gaz att staff passers by gaze apprehensively from under umbrellas saturday at ranks of chairs set out for sunday s commencement exercises at Beloit col lege. Clammy conditions yielded to a sunny graduation Day however permitting an outdoor ceremony. Story photos on Page in. Infant mortality addressed nurse shortage is cited by Anna Marie Lux Gazette staff Rock county a death rate for babies is higher than the state average. In 1988,19 children died before their parents had a Chance to celebrate their first birthday. In 1987, 24 died. In 1988-the last year for which numbers Are available Rock county averaged More than to infant deaths per 1,000 live births. This compares to a state average of about 8. Rock county health director Helen Krause does no to know Why the babies Are dying. A i done to think the state knows Why either. There a no statewide data collection system a she said. A we know that we have High rates so we Are working As intensely As we can with everyone we get our hands on. We done to know which women will have problems so we try to get to those who Are at High risk women include those who Are More Likely to have Low birth weight babies bom too soon or too Small. The women May have poor diets Low parenting skills no medical care or health insurance. Low birth weight is defined As less than 5 pounds 8 ounces at birth. These infants Are 40 times More Likely to die in the first four weeks of life than Normal weight children. These babies also Are at increased risk for lung and respiratory illnesses vision and hearing problems and other disabilities. A turn to infants/1 of 15 -14 a infant mortality rate a 13 1 12-i 11 a / a \ in \ i 109 i i in i in i i in i a amp 8 7 of 7 h @ a / a a \ a i 6 5 4 3 2 -1 i 83 �?~84 85 86 87 88 year a Rock county infant deaths b state in ant deaths Gazette graphic / Tony Din cola ., Iran approve Accord associated press the Hague Netherlands the United states and Iran have signed a $105 million settlement of some 3,000 financial claims bringing the two countries one step closer to re establishing economic relations a . Official said today. The settlement deals primarily with so called a Small claims a for under $250,000 that Stem from the 1979 islamic revolution said the official speaking on condition of anonymity. It clears the Way for the Iran United states claims tribunal to Deal with about $16 billion in major claims whose Resolution in turn could open the Way to normalizing economic ties Between the two nations the official said. The settlement Accord was signed late sunday night or Early this morning by Timothy Ramish. . Agent to the tribunal and iranian agent Ali Nobari. According to the american official at the tribunal. The most recent settlement talks Between . And iranian officials occurred shortly after the release of american hostages Frank Reed and Robert Polhill by pro iranian kidnappers in Lebanon. But . And iranian representatives to the tribunal have repeatedly stated the talks dealt Only with financial arbitration and not with the six remaining americans still in Captivity in Lebanon. Last week a . State department official in Washington who commented on condition of anonymity said he could not predict whether resolving its financial disputes will result in the release of remaining hostages or was in any Way related to the release of Polhill and Reed. The Small claims package dealt primarily with americans who left behind personal possessions or were owed salaries by iranian companies when they fled Iran during the revolution. They were settled for a total of $50 million. The settlement also provided $55 million for repayment of a loan from the . Agency for International development. The tribunal was set up As part of the Algiers Accord of 1980, which resulted in Freedom for the american hostages held by iranian militants at the . Embassy in Tehran for 444 Days. The tribunal has three iranian three american and three third nation arbitrators. The biggest claim still before the tribunal valued at up to $11 billion by Iran is for military equipment which Iran ordered but did not receive As a result of the embargo imposed by the . Government. After the overthrow of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in 1979, Iran cancelled contracts for $9 billion Worth of aide says tax increases possible associated press Washington White House chief of staff John Sununu says tax increases Are a a possibility but no certainty in the budget Deal the Bush administration is trying to strike with leaders of Congress. A it is a budget Summit not a tax Summit a Sununu said sunday As he sought to Calm the storm Over his earlier remarks indicating that president Bush had no intention of deviating from his no new taxes Campaign pledge. Budget negotiations Are scheduled tuesday Between top Bush administration officials and 21 of the most powerful members of the House and Senate. The chairmen of the House and Senate budget committees indicated sunday that gun shy democrats will insist that Bush take the Lead in proposing any tax increases. Rep. Be sgt f. Panetta chairman of the House budget committee said if there Are any tax increases in the final package it will be because Bush wants them there. A i can assure you that the Issue of taxes Are not going to be raised or discussed or approved unless the president thinks that they re necessary for deficit reduction a Panetta said on cd so a face the sen. James Sasser d-tenn., chairman of the sen ate budget committee said he did not intend to be the first to suggest raising taxes a and i done to think the democrats Bush a would have to propose revenues. And the president would have to help sell those revenues to the Congress and to the american people a a Sasser said on abcs a this week with David Sununu who appeared on no cd so meet the press a told reporters last week that it was the democrats prerogative to put tax increases on the bargaining table a and ifs our prerogative to say angry democrats denounced Sununu a statement and expressed alarm at being drawn into a White House trap the official White House spokesman. Marlin Fitzwater disavowed the remarks. Sununu said sunday that reporters had mistakenly assumed a that there would be taxes. In a final budget. The fact is there a no preconditions Means there a a possibility but no Richard Darman the White House budget director said a we consider a tax increase independently of major budget process Darman speaking on the Brinkley show said Bush would like to emerge from the Summit with line item veto authority the ability to kill spending on specific projects or programs without striking Down an entire appropriations Bill

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