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Janesville Gazette (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Janesville, Wisconsin Janesville soc newsstand 38$ Home delivered 28 pages 4 sections 145th year no. 274 Jonesville i wednesday May 16. 1990love theme hammered Home Here by Rebecca woo Siev Gazette staff Marvin Hegle can to climb a ladder or Pound a Nail anymore but today he has a new roof Over his head thanks to fellow members of Bethel Baptist Church. A a it a sort of a love thing a Hegle said As several men from the Church scraped old shingles from the roof of his Blue House at 2017 Joliet. About 15 men ripped into the roof saturday when rain spattered them most of the Day. On tuesday they Laboured under glum skies that threatened to drench them again. A a in a humbled and awestruck at the love a Marvin a wife Annette said wiping tears away As she chopped vegetables in her cozy Kitchen. She and Phyllis Allison whose husband Chuck was on the roof chatted As they prepared supper for the men who hammered above their Heads. Heavy thuds from above Drew apprehensive glances then smiles from Marvin Annette and Phyllis. A this family of ours has been with us for Many Annette said. Smiling. A i continue to be amazed at the giving of this they have been members of Bethel Baptist for about 20 years. Hegle. 54, spends his Days in a wheelchair 25 years of diabetes have taken a massive toll on his body. One pan leg is empty and one hand has Only a single Finger after two failed kidney transplants he spends three afternoons a week hooked by tubes to a dialysis machine at Beloit memorial Hospital. As Annette and Phyllis prepared supper the Rev Forrest Williams walked past the window carrying a Roll of roofing paper. His snowy Hail contrasted sharply with his Bright Orange jacket. Williams drives from Racine three times a week to serve As interim pastor of Bethel Baptist Church. On the roof a half dozen men wearing Nail aprons Over their jeans scraped off old shingles rolled roofing paper into place and hammered nails through new shingles. A torn to new roof/8a health deteriorated in past months associated press los Angeles Sammy Davis jr., the wiry song and dance Man whose Carefree Charm and bejewelled style helped make him an entertainment institution died today. He was 64. The health of the cancer stricken performer deteriorated steadily since his release from Cedars Sinai medical Center on March 13. He went Home to his wife of 20 years Altovise and died there this morning said his publicist Susan Reynolds. He had been admitted in january for treatment of a gum infection. Doctors later found that he had a recurrence of Throat cancer and no further chemotherapy was planned. His cancer was first diagnosed in september 1989. Davis who embraced Judaism in 1954, was honoured May 6 at a testimonial dinner by the friends of the Israel defense forces. Over the years he joked that he was the nations Only a Black one eyed jewish he converted to Judaism while recovering from an automobile Accident that Cost him his left Eye and nearly his life. His last movie was 1989�?Ts a tap a in which he co starred with Gregory Hines As an old time Hoofer Little to. The movie captures Davis last dance performance on film a Brief tap routine made poignant because he had undergone painful hip surgery in 1985 and received an artificial hip in 1988. Davis toured with fellow a rat pack members Sinatra and Dean Martin in a 1988 reunion concert. The three first appeared together at the Sands hotel in Las vegas in 1960. Martin dropped out of the �?T88 tour for health reasons and he was replaced by Liza Minnelli. Like his a rat pack Brethren Davis partied like few before him. He stopped drinking in 1983 after being hospitalized for liver and kidney dysfunction. Performing under the influence almost Cost Davis his career when the inebriated performer would forget lyrics and retell the same jokes. A i had messed up so much in vegas and Tahoe and other places that it was hard to get the bookings a he said in the a interview last year. A a in a get on the stage and i did no to know whether i did 40 minutes or an hour and 40.�?� Davis Index advice columns / 4c comics / 4a a Ann Landers opinion / 6a business / 6b a listings / 4a classified / Csc obituaries / 2b weather state sports horizons career changes challenging there Are Good and bad reasons for a career change As Well As Good and bad methods. But it s better to try something and fail than not to try anything at All says a Man who has changed careers often. A you be got to be willing to let in local area school Days adjusted for storm Janesville s elementary students will go one More Day Middle school students will go an extra half Day and High school students Are Home free. Different length school Days at different Levels mean different amounts of time that must be made up after the unexpected Day off last thursday because of Power failure said Gary Bersell director of instruction for the school District. In $80,000 to Correct problem Walworth county will spend More than $80,000 to Correct what a circuit judge determined to be discriminatory housing conditions for female work release prisoners. A was a Stopgap measure it s somewhat expensive Quot sheriff Dean Mackenzie told members of the Walworth county Board a but it s something we have to world nation a democrats put Burden on Bush congressional democrats say they want president Bush to use the budget Summit to Tell them How to slash a Federal deficit the administration now says could approach $200 billion next year. / 3a president is gifted it would barely cause a Ripple on the Imelda Marcos scale of excess apparel but George Bush received 51 ties to knot around the presidential neck last year to say nothing of 82 Caps and 13 pairs of Cowboy boots. Ana what about the $ i of Gingerbread House for Millie / 3a Phillip Ines claim . Owes them a . Official reacted angrily today when the Philippines claimed the United states owes it More than $222 million in compensation and that the debt could jeopardize talks on american bases. / 5a inflation held to 0.2 percent falling costs for vegetables fuel Oil and women s clothing helped hold consumer Price inflation to 0.2 percent in april the government said today. / 3a muppet creator Henson Dies at 53 associated press new York Jim Henson the creator of Kermit the Frog miss Piggy and the other muppet characters died today at a Hospital. He was 53. Henson died at 1 30 lit . From a massive in bacterial infection by i Kathleen Robinson a a a spokeswoman at new i York Hospital said. A Frt j Henson was admitted i Kyj to the Hospital tues be Day she said. Hospi by Tai officials would say f nothing else this a Jcj amp a i morning. I a a Henson created the Henson puppets in 1954. They became immensely popular after their debut 15 years later on the Public television hit show a sesame the puppets grew into an Industry much of which was purchased by Walt Disney co. For a reported Price of $100 million to $150 million. Henson was the voice of Kermit one of the most popular of his creations. His work with the puppets earned him a variety of awards from a Peabody award for excellence in television programming to a grammy for a muppet album. Henson a other creations included the cookie monster Oscar the grouch and miss Piggy. Henson a shop brought the teenage mutant ninja turtles to the screen where they became the nations top grossing movie. Henson a sudden death was the second to strike a sesame Street in the last year. Joe Raposo who wrote Many of the songs for the popular children a series died last year at age 52. Millions of children have grown up with a sesame which is seen in More than 80 countries. It has 15 International co productions. Henson produced a the muppet show a which was broadcast from 1975 through 1981. It became the most widely seen television program in the world. Thursday Chicago style hot dogs suit tries to Stop re Park ordinances not followed lawyer head on collision kills both Drivers by Gazette staff and associated press two people were killed in a collision Between a car and a pickup truck in Walworth county this morning. Sheriffs officials said the vehicles collided on Highway 12 in la Grange township along part of the Road known As a Beehive curve because of its Sharp Angle about 8 Miles North of Elkhorn. Sheriffs sgt. Walter plote said the pickup crossed the Center line on the curve and collided head on with the car just after 8 . He said the male Driver of the pickup and the female Driver of the car were killed but the names of the victims were not released. There were no passengers. A four vehicle crash involving a car and three tractor trailers on interstate 94 in Jefferson county Early today injured three people and backed up traffic on the both sides of the Highway. The Jefferson county sheriffs office reported that a westbound car driven by Mark Anderson 57, Waukesha crossed the Center line into the eastbound Lane of 1-94 about a half mile East of county d about 4 55 . Anderson apparently fell asleep at the wheel the report said. Traffic on that stretch of Roadway has been restricted to two lanes of two Way traffic to Complete a Road construction project. Andersons car struck an eastbound Semi driven by Daniel Rawlings 25, Appleton head on. A westbound Semi driven by John Burtch 46, Elmhurst 111., swerved to avoid the collision but was struck by debris and went into a ditch on the North Side of the Highway the report indicated. A third Semi eastbound on 1-94 and driven by Dennis Connell 28, Milwaukee was damaged when it struck debris from the collision Anderson Rawlings and a passenger in Rawlings Semi Fredrick Jones 25, Milwaukee were transported to Oconomowoc memorial Hospital. Clean water plan approved a nearly $1 billion clean water plan that will affect every Wisconsin Community sailed through the Wisconsin legislature Early today ending a one Day session. / 2a Edgerton Beloit retain crowns the weather conditions weren t Ideal. But neither the Beloit Turner boys nor the Edgerton girls minded. Both teams dominated their respective meets to retain their status As top track teams in the Rock Valley conference. Id thunderstorms tonight with a Low of 46. Windy with a Shower thursday and a High of 67. Sunny Friday. High 73. Cloudy saturday with a High of 75. Chance of showers sunday. High 70. / 6d by Elizabeth Mcgowan Gazette staff Edgerton folks in Fulton township done to like what they re seeing hearing or feeling. So they want to Jolt the Fulton town Board into coming to its senses. To Aid and abet their cause Fulton residents have filed a lawsuit to try to Stop a 180-site recreational vehicle Campground from putting Down stakes on 93 acres of Farmland on Highway 59 East of the Newville Bridge on the Rock River. The town Board gave a godhead to the controversial Campground by voting 2-1 to rezone the land from agricultural to Mobile Home Park District at an april 12 meeting. Board chairman Wayne Hemenway and supervisor John Horton voted for the rezoning while supervisor Kathy Beer registered the sole a a not vote. Earlier the town zoning committee had supported the rezoning in a 5-0 vote. John Holzhuter the Janesville attorney handling the residents Case said the suit will require a Rock county circuit court judge to review the town boards decision to rezone. A review is being requested Holzhuter said because of two claims by his clients a town ordinances done to allow agricultural property to be converted directly to Mobile Home Park District. A town ordinances require the Board to have a Public hearing before a vote. A the main thrust of the people i represent is that the town Board Cut them off and did no to listen to their concerns a Holzhuter said. A the people Are simply asking the town Board to follow its own a a they be got us on the pan and now they re going to turn up the Burner a Hemenway said about the lawsuit adding that the town Board would be talking with an attorney this morning to a plot our a turn to re Park / 8a Art goes up at track Side workers at Delavan s Geneva lakes Kennel club track s clubhouse foyer recently. The mural is a assemble a 21-panel, 55-by-36-foot mural in the reproduction of an Oil by artist Halo George Botti. Sammy Davis or. Dies a a

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