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Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - May 30, 1990, Joplin, Missouri Gary Miller and his father Gerald Miller right prepare to head Home after fishing tuesday in floodwaters in the City Park at Miami okla. A Story on the potential for area flooding is carried on Page 1d. Inside launch delay Nasa delays the launch of Columbia after a leak in the propulsion system is discovered. A Page 2ahonoraria special interests paid nearly $600,000 last year for speeches by a half dozen top House leaders. A Page 3aarab Summit Arab leaders decide against sending a memorandum on the Middle East conflict to the superpower Summit. A Page 8ababy food two Federal lawmakers say three companies Are using their nearly total control of the infant formula Market to keep prices High. A Page 6bfeatures bridge.8d calendar.6b classified .3d-8d comics advice.7b deaths.2d economy.5b-6b editorial.6a entertainment.6b food.1c-8c sports.1b-4blottery winning numbers in tuesday s pick 3 drawing 1, 8, 2 Voi 94, no. 300 copyright a 1990 the Joplin Globe inc 3loplm a late a suggested Price Joplin Missouri May 30, 1990�?thirty-1 to pages daily 35c sunday 1 00 #4 p a is or a a a r i a a a a a Developer buys land for shopping Center by Harlan Snow Globe business writer having bought All the land involved Wood Mont corp. Is proceeding with its plan to develop a shopping Center in 1991 on 20 acres Between fourth and seventh streets on the West Side of Range line a company spokesman said tuesday. A a three major tenants tentatively have been lined up said Reed Oltman development partner for Wood Mont fort Worth Texas. Site design is being undertaken he said for two structures totalling 195.000 Square feet and for four to five smaller freestanding buildings. Oltman declined to identify any prospective tenants. He said that information Widd be disclosed later this year after lease agreements Are signed. Development of the site on the West Side of Range line Between fourth and seventh streets is scheduled to begin next March Oltman said with tentative completion of the buildings by october 1991. Until the land had been contracted for Wood Mont had previously reserved comment on the nature of the redevelopment project. Oltman said Wood Mont recently signed contracts to buy the Missouri Highway and transportation departments District Headquarters the adjoining vacant elms Center shopping Center from its California owner Kurt Reisch and a Small tract on seventh Street near Railroad tracks from an undisclosed owner. Larry Mcilrath with Manard realty inc., Joplin served As real estate agent for both Wood Mont and Reisch on the elms Center Deal and represented both parties in the Purchase of the Small tract. Oltman declined to disclose the Purchase prices for elms Center and the Small tract. State Highway department officials said the contract on the state property remained unchanged from the amount authorized earlier by the commission $2,025,000. Oltman said the tentative site see Developer 8a Tough issues remain As Summit nears Washington apr lagging talks to Cut troops and tanks in Europe got a pre Summit boost tuesday but a half dozen Tough strategic weapons issues remained unsettled As negotiators pressed against a fast approaching deadline. The talks held for a third Day under tight secrecy at the state department focused on the two main arms control areas . And soviet conventional forces in Europe and the two superpowers arsenals of Globe girdling nuclear missiles bombers and submarines. Two Days before opening his Summit with Mikhail s. Gorbachev president Bush met with leaders of the Pentagon state department and Cia for an update on deep economic and political troubles in the soviet Union. The Only non Summit appointment on Bush a schedule was the presentation of diplomatic credentials from new ambassadors including Aleksandr Bessmer Nyoh of the soviet Union. On Capitol Hill in Washington Senate Republican Leader Bob Dole said Gorbachev was in a much weaker position than when he last visited 2v years ago. Quot Bush has 1,000 Points of Light and Gorbachev has 1,000 problems a Dole said alluding to shortages of consumer goods ethnic unrest and Yeltsin a political ascent. Quot Well be watching closely a Dole quipped. Quot if Gorbachev brings More than two bags he May be Gorbachev will arrive in Washington this evening and begin three Days of talks on thursday. Thousands of demonstrators already Are on hand ready to express anger Over soviet coercion of Lithuania and to voice demands for causes ranging from a palestinian a Colo photo soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev reviews an Honor guard upon arrival in Ottawa Canada. Gorbachev visits Canada in route to Washington Ottawa apr soviet president Mikhail s. Gorbachev left behind worsening Domestic problems and arrived tuesday for an overnight visit on his Way to Washington for his second Summit with president Bush. Quot this is a time of dramatic change in the world a Gorbachev said in his Brief arrival speech. Quot it is our Hope that this soviet Canadian Summit will bring us to a new level of Gorbachev met for four hours with prime minister Brian Mulroney and later was cheered by thousands As he strolled through a downtown mall. For Gorbachev the 29-hour Stopover marked his second trip to Canada which he first visited in 1983, when he was in charge of soviet agriculture policy and was gaining notice As a rising Star in the communist party Hierarchy. On this visit he was not accompanied by Alexander Yakovlev a former ambassador to Canada who now advises Gorbachev on International affairs and has accompanied Gorbachev on other trips to the West. Yakovleva a absence was seen As an indication Gorbachev Felt compelled to leave at least one member of his inner Circle in Moscow to oversee events in the troubled country during his travels. In recent weeks Gorbachev has wrestled with attempts by the Baltic republics to secede from the soviet Union and panic buying following announcement of sharply increased food prices. On sunday fighting broke out in the South Between armenian militants and soviet troops during his walk Gorbachev Shook hands and talked with people lining police barriers and chanting Quot Gor by Gor by Gor by a the crowd burst into cheers when he signed a copy of his Book Quot perestroika a for one Man. Gorbachev accompanied by his wife Raisa and at least 20 bodyguards spoke with another Man who asked him about Lithuania one of three Baltic republics seeking Independence from Moscow. Gorbachev said he was confident the impasse with the Baltic Republic could be resolved politically and a system of federalism could provide a framework for soviet republics pushing for greater sovereignty. Quot federalism allows outstanding opportunities to Advance everything in the Field of language culture it Cetera a Gorbachev said through a translator. Homeland and democracy in Vietnam to a unified Korea and a cure for aids. Security forces were beefed up to keep control. Quot no Days off and extended shifts a said maj. Carl Holmberg of the . Park police. The number of Security agents was kept secret hut soviet spokesman Vladimir Ustimenko said Quot it will be a big Bunch of people with big while there was no announcement from the arms negotiations . Officials reported Progress on one front and continuing difficulties on the other. The Quot Good news a a . Official told the associated press was that the two sides had a grew i on definitions for such conventional weapons As tanks and armoured personnel carriers. The Issue is one of several see issues. 8a upsets Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker lose in the first round of the French open. A Page 1b Market rally some Market analysts attribute soaring Stock prices to the upcoming Summit. A Page 5b wednesday s weather eighty percent Chance of rain High near 75. Details and color map Are on the Back Page. Mayor posing Extension of recycling deadline by Susan Redden Globe City Hall writer local trash haulers May get a break on a City recycling deadline mayor Cheryl Dandridge said tuesday. Under current City mandates haulers would be required to Start residential recycling programs As of july 1, but the City Council next monday will consider a measure that would delay that deadline until nov. 1, mrs. Dandridge said. If approved the proposal would respond to one of two requests made on behalf of haulers at a May 21 Council meeting. Mrs. Dandridge said she knew of no change in the Council stance on the other request that the closing Date of the City Landfill be extended beyond the july 1 deadline announced earlier. The mayor was among the Council majority that in a 54 vote last monday endorsed the july 1 Landfill closing Date set last december. Quot there a no move afoot that i know of to change it and it would take one of us five to bring it Back up a she said referring to a provision in Council rules that allows a Council member who voted with the majority to bring a measure up for reconsideration at the next meeting. Council members at the session took no action on the haulers request for an Extension of the recycling deadline. Mrs. Dandridge said an Extension of recycling deadline would give time for a trash recycling Center at Galena kan., to be completed. Most haulers have indicated plans to use the Center where trash collected would be taken recyclable materials removed and the remainder taken to a Landfill. Approval would relieve haulers from having to implement interim recycling programs and would help residents who would prefer not to separate their trash for recycling she said. Gary Garvin of trash master disposal co., one of the businesses that had sought extensions in the City deadlines said tuesday he is pleased that the recycling deadline might be extended. Quot i think its great i Hope they vote for it a Garv in said of the proposal. �?�1 Hope they would consider an Extension of the Landfill closure Date Garvin said he had written to a v Council members last week and included a copy of a news article in which Betty Magers a Landfill neighbor and frequent critic was quoted As saying that if she were on the Council she would have voted to extend the closure Date. A reference to pledges made to neighbors of the Landfill concerning the closure Date was made by councilman Earl Carr when he made a motion that the City not depart from the july 1 Date announced earlier. City staff also had recommended against a change in the deadline noting that work toward final grading and site elevations for drainage Are being geared toward the july 1 Date. The staff also warned that the City could get caught under More costly closure requirements in new Federal Landfill regulations to go into effect later this year. Mrs. Dandridge on tuesday said she favored the july 1 closing because leaving the site open longer would extend the potential liability for the City and Force a change in Landfill elevations that have been worked toward for the past several see Extension 8a Yeltsin wins soviet Republic presidency Moscow a populist reformer Boris n. Yeltsin won the presidency of the largest soviet Republic tuesday overcoming opposition by Mikhail s. Gorbachev and declaring the Start of Quot russians social economic and spiritual Yeltsin selection after three hard fought ballots in the Congress of Peoples deputies of the russian federation poses a substantial Challenge to Gorbachev and May Spur More Radical reforms across the country. Gorbachev who arrives wednesday in Washington for a Summit retains the two most powerful jobs in the country president of the soviet Union and general Secretary of the soviet communist party. But As president of the largest of 15 soviet republics Yeltsin will have a highly visible platform from which to wage his Campaign for More Radical reforms. Yeltsin and other soviet officials predicted Yeltsin selection would actually help Gorbachev push More Radical reforms. Quot it May be a Blessing in disguise a foreign ministry spokesman Gennady Gerasimov told reporters at the United nations in new York. Quot Gorbachev has his critics from both the left and the right and possibly it is a Coio photo to have the election of a critic Boris n. Yeltsin greets supporters after his election. From the

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