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Kalispell Daily Inter Lake (Newspaper) - March 4, 1990, Kalispell, Montana Smoke free zone workplace has become my Battlefield in tobacco War a Page i Maestro Don Lawrence brings out a hidden Beauty in songs a Page i weather variable High Clouds with a slight Chance of showers today and monday highs near 45 the daily Index Kalispell Montana sunday March 4, 1990 of cents Ann Landers d5 business cl-3 classified c4-10 Community. A6 crossword d7 entertainment d9 legals d8 Montana b6 obituaries a7 record a7 sports bl-5 Valier dl-10 5 children adult killed in fire after birthday party Turtle Creek a. Apr a Quick moving House fire killed six people saturday including five Young children spending the night together after a birthday party. One Man was hospitalized with injuries suffered in the Early morning Blaze that destroyed the three Story Home about to Miles East of Pittsburgh. Two neighbor children who stayed overnight after attending an eighth birthday party for Joshua Harris were killed along with Joshua and two siblings said Allegheny county homicide it. John Brennan. Several neighbourhood children who left the party just after Nightfall gathered near the burned remains of the Home saturday afternoon while firefighters cleared away debris. A i finally made a Good Friend Here and now he a gone a Kevin Cook to said. A a it a Lucky we have something to remember him by a Richard Lei he 5, said. A we have the party invitation and the Batman toys we won for prizes during the the fire burned for about i 1/2 hours before firefighters brought it under control authorities said. The Blaze spread to houses on each Side of the Harris Home but their residents were unhurt police said. The cause was under investigation. In addition to Joshua police tentatively identified the dead As James Bennett 23 Carly Harris 6 Jessie Harris 4 Terrance Cleary about 5 and Amanda Lee Cleary about 3. The bodies were burned beyond recognition hampering positive identification the Allegheny county coroners office said. A Man tentatively identified As Ray Steele of Wilkinsburg was in critical condition saturday at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. Dusty Harris 26, Mother of the Harris children was visiting neighbors when the fire began and saw the flames when she returned. A there were 12 kids there mostly school friends and kids from the neighbourhood a said Michelle Loughner a Friend of is Harris. A the party was Over about 7 30 . And the kids were in bed by 9 . The fire was reported at 2 15 a vote for a change Moscow apr voters throughout Russia and the soviet slavic heartland decide sunday whether to throw local communist potentates out of office and desperate party Bosses adopted Western style Campaign tricks to try to hang on. Using promises pork barrel politics and More than a hint of ballot Box stuffing and fraud party Barons throughout Russia the Ukraine and byelorussian faced unprecedented challenges. Pro democracy groups reformist communists nationalists and Ordinary citizens fed up with the privileges of the powerful crowded onto ballots that were once reserved for the communists chosen few. More than 146 million people from the Pacific shores of the soviet far East to the mountains on the czechoslovak Border were eligible to vote m sundays elections which will choose the makeup of the three republics parliaments As Well As City and Village councils known in russian As polls will be open from 7 . To 8 ., with the first results expected monday. Party leaders including two members of the ruling politburo face the daunting Challenge of securing a Victory in their three republics first contested local elections or losing their jobs like comrades routed in balloting for the National Congress of Peoples deputies a year ago. President Mikhail s. Gorbachev is not running in any of sundays races but is certain to exploit results to pursue his housecleaning of hard line apparatchiks from the communist party he Heads. But he also runs the risk of seeing his allies bested by nationalists or Radical reformers As happened in Many of the local races held already in the Baltic republics of Lithuania Latvia and Estonia Lithuania holds a second round of parliamentary elections sunday in districts with undecided races. In Moscow workers began frantic construction in one neighbourhood where mayor Valery t. Saikin sought re election to the 498-member City Council. Many car owners there had sworn they vote unless parking lots were built. Last fall Saikin banned their construction but urgently gave the go ahead in february with elections less than a month away. Workers were in such a hurry to create the parking spaces they Laid Down Asphalt Over Snow. A the main Point is that All these Good things of life Are designed for car owners of this particular District Only a the official newspaper worker s Tribune said disapprovingly. A no commentary is necessary in Kiev the ukrainian party Boss politburo member Vladimir a. Ivashko faced la challengers in the Zarnitsky District which has two military garrisons. His predecessor Vladimir v Shcher Bitsky ran there in last years National elections and at dusk when it was Clear he was trailing opponents several soviet army regiments were allegedly moved in to cast ballots. Shcher Bitsky squeaked by with 50.2 percent of the vote. A a there a no guarantee that on the eve of these elections some major reinforcements wont be called in allegedly to take part in Small scale military exercises like with Shcher Bitsky a charged Sergei o. Oda Rych election officer for the ukrainian grassroots nationalist group Rush in Kiev. Residents of the City of 2.5 million also reported uncommon windfalls of cheese meat and other chronically scarce foodstuffs in government stores As the election Date neared 19th Annua pm Dot a for March of dimes wednesday March 7th to order ahead or March 7 Call 755-2337 or 755-2338 pizzas baked amp delivered Atter 2 . Unbaked delivered anytime sandwiches Ham beef Turley pastrami or corned beef $2.50 a. Delivery pickup eat in or �3 beater Ltd a spa la it greyhound striker killed when Scab s bus hits him by the associated press a striking greyhound lines inc. Bus Driver was hit by a coach and killed on a picket line saturday and a judge in Chicago issued a court order against violence in the walkout at the nations biggest bus line. The interstate Commerce commission began taking applications from smaller bus companies that wanted to temporarily provide service on greyhound routes. There were scattered angry confrontations Between strikers and replacement Drivers although Union leaders appealed for Calm. When the strike began Friday Many passengers were stranded As trips were cancelled and some routes halted Midway through when Drivers walked off the Job. One striking Driver was killed saturday at Redding calif., when he was caught Between a building and a bus driven by a temporary Driver police said. The temporary Driver left the Accident scene and he and his bus were stopped outside Redding said officer Gary Hughes. The victim was Robert waterhouse 59, of Redding 30-year Veteran Driver planning to retire this year said members of local 1384 of the amalgamated Council of greyhound local unions. A i cannot accurately say if it was intentional or if it was just an unfortunate incident a said Redding police investigator Ole Olson the fireplace that heats your Home a Jaura flame warming the heart of your Home a i a a Clear View fire a fewer ashes 95.62% combustion efficiency r a arched Black or old plated cast Iron doors Andersons masonry largest selection helpful advice 755-2497 is Woodland Pari drive Laio had Crepau Hill e f a 1 a 3 re s3 a a photo by Karen Nichols Flathead county s Landfill is 80 feet deeper now than about 20 years ago when it opened thanks to a steadily increasing diet of garbage. Garbage a Messy problem for county by Rick Hull the daily inter Lake there is no easy answer to tip county s looming garbage disposal problems says re fuse District director Gary Stempin. A i can t walk up and say recycling is the answer and for $10 million we d be set for the next 30 years. It might be that All you d end up doing is throwing away $10 says Stempin. It will take a combination of approaches to keep the county Landfill from running out of space by the year 2002. And every solution has a Trade off and a Cost. He Points out a policy of repairing washing machines and recovering sofas would Cut Down on the 240 tons of trash arriving at the Landfill each Day. But it please local appliance and furniture dealers. Inot Only Are there no easy answers. Stempin does t even know All the questions yet. The Federal government was scheduled to unveil strict new Landfill rules in december but three months have passed and the regulations Are still in limbo. The rules Are sure to be expensive since Montana will have to live by policies drawn up for East coast problems. Wells will have to be drilled and regularly tested Green Box Sites will have operators checking loads for taboo items and there will be 30 years of monitoring expenses after the Landfill closes. The county Landfill opened in 1970 with an estimated lifespan of 21 years. By switching from bulldozers to Metal and rubber tired vehicles to compact trash More efficiently and piling garbage in layers instead of burying it in trenches operators have extended the landfills life for another 12 years. With planning and licensing for a new Landfill taking 5-7 years that a not a Long time the trash brought into the Landfill each Day would fill 30 Large school buses said Stempin compacting reduces that to eight bus loads figuring a 5-percent annual growth that Means 47.000 More school bus loads will be going into the 80-acre site Over the next 12 years a the longer we wait. The More the solutions to our problems will Cost a said Stempin. Seattle was forced to act when its landfills closed the City now freights its trash to Central Oregon at $72 a ton Spokane faced a similar crisis and had to come up with a $157-million garbage fired Power Plant As a solution. A if we do our Job. It s going to Cost us Money a he said a if we do our Job wrong it s going to Cost us a lot of Money. A the Media has indoctrinated the Public with the idea that recycling is the answer Stempin said but local recyclers confirm that the Market is glutted with newspaper and Glass a largely the result of compulsory recycling Laws in other states. And with no markets in Montana a Flathead industries aluminium goes to Colorado a there is the added Cost of shipping the Federal government and the Industry see four solutions to the problem recycling a called a source separation a is one but unless the markets can be developed tons of newspaper Are doomed to be simply buried some recyclers Are betting that governments will require a percentage of their paper purchases to be recycled paper. Stempin said continued on Page a2

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