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Kalispell Daily Inter Lake (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Kalispell, Montana Weather mostly Cloudy today with scattered rain showers. Gearing and Cool tonight. Partly Cloudy thursday with widely scattered afternoon showers or thundershowers. The daily def a to run Kalispell Montana Index Ann landers.b2 comics.b3 classified.b4-8 crossword.b2 local/state.a6 2 Montana.a3 obituaries.a7 opinion.a4 records.a7. I Oba tics add tension to Summit by Barry Schweid a diplomatic writer Moscow apr Secretary of state James a Baker Iii said today the soviet response to pleas that they open negotiations with Baltic republics pushing for Independence is a not Baker starting four Days of talks with foreign minister Eduard a Shevardnadze said he would press soviet officials to explain Why they have not negotiated with leaders of the restive Baltic states. A that dialogue has not yet developed a Baker said before going into talks with egyptian president Hosni Mubarak who also is visiting Moscow. A ifs not encouraging to us to see the absence of a dialogue Between leaders there and the in Washington president Bush told a news conference he was concerned that the Baltic problem could inflect damage on the wider soviet american relationship. A it certainly has put some tension in the Summit Quot meeting he is to open with soviet president Mikhail s. Mus deaths mourned Bozeman apr Montana state University mourned two of its students today As police continued to Puzzle Over Why a student opened fire with a sawed off Shotgun in a dormitory hallway. James Clevenger 19, of Billings and Brian Boeder also 19, from Plymouth minn., both freshmen died Early tuesday of their wounds. More than 700 stunned students jammed a memorial service for the pair today in the student Union. A when Brian and Jim came to mus in september they were strangers to their new world a said Jeff Munsell a fellow resident of Msue Sangford Hall. A they found peace and Harmony amongst friends who would be with them until their a whether it was football or Foos Ball movies All night with the boys or out dancing with the girls All night listening to Pink Floyd and relaxing and Marathon games of risk Brian and James could do anything and they tried everything Quot Munsell said. Police chief Boyer said both victims were shot multiple times with a 12-gauge sawed off Shotgun that had a pistol grip. He said police had no motive and called the incident a tragedy unlike anything else he has seen in 20 years on the Force. Brett Byers a 19-year-old freshman majoring in business management was arrested a few hours after the shooting about 90 Miles from the Campus near Helena after a High Speed Chase. Byers said nothing when he appeared in Justice court at Helena on two counts of murder. A Justice of the peace in Bozeman later ordered him held without Bond and scheduled a May 30 preliminary hearing. It was about 2 20 . Tuesday when the quiet of Langford Hall was shattered. A i thought i heard arguing and then it sounded like Glass breaking a said tim Stoppa one of the stunned dormitory residents. A it did no to sound like shots and i just thought someone was screwing he said when he looked into the Hall there was blood All Over. Another student who asked not to be identified said the gunman ran Down the hallway screaming a Call the police there a been murder Quot and left the building. Clevenger stumbled Down the hallway before collapsing witnesses said. Boeder Lay on the floor his legs clicking out of the room. Both men were bleeding profusely. Witnesses said the victims talked to each other As they were being treated in the dorm and placed on stretchers. They said Boeder asked Clevenger if he was going to make it a not this time a Clevenger replied. Both died before Dawn in a Hospital. The shooting occurred in Boeder a room on the first floor of the dormitory. Clevenger was staying in the room Only because he had had a some sort of a conflict with his regular Roommate in the same dorm Boyer said. Shaken students and officials at the dormitory said they did not know what might have provoked the shootings. James Hesterberg another dorm resident said he and Byers had played video games in his room until after i am he said Byers had been drinking and had a bottle of wine with him when he arrived. Gorbachev in Washington on May 30, Bush said. But he said the Issue is not a reason to end or slow Down discussion on arms control and other issues. Bush said it was too Early to Tell whether remaining obstacles to a treaty cutting Long Range nuclear weapons could be overcome in time for the Washington Summit a i say it appears unlikely Quot that at least the main elements of an agreement could be in place by then he said. After meeting with Mubarak Baker met with jewish a a refuseniks who have been denied soviet exit permits. He then sat Down with Shevardnadze to prepare for the Summit in Washington later this month. Baker who also will meet Friday with Gorbachev hoped to revive stalemated arms control talks As Well As discuss the unrest in the Baltic. Shevardnadze told reporters before his session with leaker at the soviet foreign ministry the fact a we Are Able to discuss any problem shows we have reached a new he also pledged to try to Speed arms control agree ments that were to serve As a Centrepiece for the Summit a we have been working very intensively Quot Shevardnadze said. Asked if the soviets had retreated As some . Officials insist Shevardnadze replied through an interpreter. A i done to think so this is the View of those who really done to know what s Baker meanwhile said the Effort now to Bridge differences a is very important when you consider we have Only two weeks to leaders in the Baltic republics of Lithuania Latvia and Estonia have been attempting to open talks with Gorbachev Over Independence efforts but the soviet Leader has walked. A pro Independence newspaper the estonian Independent reported that estonian prime minister Edgar Savisaar told Baker in a Telegram that the estonian government a would be deeply surprised were the incidents in Estonia and Latvia not to find reverberation in his talks with Shevardnadze. Tension Between Moscow and the three breakaway republics casts an Shadow Over the Summit which is due to begin May 30. There Are also deep differences Between . And soviet negotiators Over missile reductions. A it s our desire a and i Hope it s the desire of the soviets they say it is a that we can close the Gap on All of the major substantive issues by the time the two presidents get together in Washington a Baker told reporters. But he stressed that a we still have a pretty Good Road to travel. There Are still a number of issues Between Baker was asked about the Baltic when he arrived at the egyptian embassy to see Mubarak about prospects for negotiations Between Israel and palestinian arabs Mubarak gave a downbeat assessment of the situation in the Middle East. He said there had been a nothing positive from the directions of prime minister Yitzhak Shamir since the israeli Leader last month declined to endorse Baker s framework for talks with palestinians in Cairo. Miniature merchant Tina Klapperich 3, pulls some plants from the Back of her parents truck tuesday evening at the Farmers Market in the Kalispell Cen study aids test May be flawed by Paul Recer a science writer Washington apr tests commonly used to Check for the aids virus May fail to detect Many people who actually Are infected a study suggested today. Scientists at Emory University in Atlanta tested the blood of 165 people who had tested negative for the human immunodeficiency virus or his which causes aids and found that 30 actually were infected with the virus. Or. Tab Ansari the Emory professor who supervised the study said tuesday that his team used a new Type of test to find his antibodies in blood samples that the routine Laboratory tests had said were disease free. A fall of the ones that they found positive we found positive in our assay a said Ansari. A but in addition there were quite a few that were negative in their assay that were picked up As positive in our Ansari said the Experiment began with 165 blood serum samples that were tested using Elisa or enzyme linked immune sorbet assay the aids test most commonly used in hospitals and clinics. The samples then were additionally tested using the Western blot assay a test routinely used to confirm the Eusa finding. All of the samples tested in this traditional Way were found negative for the his virus according to the study which was distributed by the National Academy of sciences. Meanwhile unlabelled blood from the same samples along with blood specimens from healthy volunteers were provided to Ansari and his team. He said his team did not continued on Page a2 ter mall parking lot. The Market will run two More tuesdays in May and will resume again in july. Inter Lake photo by Karen Nichols county boo boo keeps a Falls Issue off ballot the county election department omitted a Columbia f alls Levy Issue from the ballot prepared for the june 5 election and officials Are working to ensure that voters can still decide the Issue. A one Issue paper ballot will accompany the prepared vote Matic computerized ballot said Dianne Murer chief of the election department the regular ballot includes a $60,000 Levy question for Pinewood Park for the next two years and a $15,000, two year Levy to maintain the City Library. Missing is a question on a $20,000 Levy for two years to maintain and operate City Parks. A i just lost the darn thing Quot Murer said. The omission came to Light tuesday when a daily inter i be reporter asked Columbia Falls City clerk Connie Konopatzke about the ballot issues. A a in a just really glad you found it a Konopatzke said. Cities Are not Given copies of Sample ballots to approve before the actual ballots Are printed. A this one was really weird a she said because the Resolution number of the missing Levy was Between the two that were included on the ballot Konopatzke said she does no to expect the snafu to affect the outcome of the election. Murer said it is possible the Issue have fit on the already crowded ballot the election department will try to track Down the few Columbia Falls residents who have already voted Absentee to allow them a Chance to vote on the missing Issue. It probably will take about an hour to count the paper ballots on election night Murer said. Glacier country Garden Center rim delicious amp Golden in i of apples i s no. I. 3j51 i is of it an Ain As is. No. I.4 in. I Green onion s . No. Bunche i i $ i of radishes i a. No 1.4 bunk he i while Supples last 12t�2 Ali flip a 2 East next it i ver Ciren Plia Marv new a sperm a i Ark Leek Sammy Davis or. Dies at 64 Jim Henson creator of puppets Dies at 53 by Larry Mcshane associated press writer new York apr 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 am. From a massive bacterial infection Kathleen Robinson a spokeswoman at new York Hospital said. Henson was admitted to the Hospital tuesday she said. Hospital officials would say nothing else this morning friends praised Henson a humanity and his abilities to educate and entertain children. A the could make you laugh while you re said Peggy Charren. Founder of action for children s television in Cambridge. Mass. A i never met a Kindler gentler wonderful soul in the entertainment Industry or anywhere a said Erwin Okun a spokesman for Walt Disney co. Henson a puppets grew into an Industry much of which was purchased by Disney for a reported Price of $100 million to $150 million. A we Are deeply saddened profoundly shocked Ai a great loss for the world. He was a giant in the entertainment Okun said. Henson created the puppets in 1954 and they debuted on a local Washington d.c., television program a Sam and friends a a which won a local of my in 1959. During the 1960s, Henson and his troupe appeared regularly on a the Jimmy Dean show Quot and a the de Sullivan but Henson s biggest break came when his characters appeared on the Public television hit a sesame Street in 1969. 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 continued on Page a2 by Jeff Wilson associated press writer Beverly Hills Calif. Apr Sammy Davis jr., the wiry Man whose Carefree Charm and bejewelled style helped make him an entertainment institution died today after an eight month fight with cancer. He was 64. Davis died at 5 59 . At his Home in Beverly Hills said his publicist Susan Reynolds. She would not discuss who was with him when he died. The health of the performer had deteriorated steadily since his release from Cedars Sinai medical Center on March 13, when he went Home to his wife of 20 years Alto Vise. 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. Davis who embraced Judaism at the age of 26 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. An actor Singer dancer and impressionist the exuberant Davis lived life hard and fast. His Gold chains heavy rings and Gaudy bracelets were As much a part of his personality As the Chain of cigarettes he smoked. He created a lounge act so distinctively Florid that scores of comedians a most notably Billy Crystal a imitated his Slack Jawed routine and a peace and love Patter. He in turn gave endearing Send us of such performers As Jerry Lewis. His work on stage screen and television displayed a versatility matched by few in the business. Though scorned by some As merely a gilded Las vegas drone and criticized by others As being a Token of the a rat pack a Davis was greatly admired and respected As an entertainers entertainer. Sir Laurence Olivier reportedly used Davis As a guide in preparing for his role in the 1965 film version of a a he a the most talented performer i be Ever his longtime sidekick Frank Sinatra once said. In 1958�?Ts a Wanna Lucasta a one of the few All Black dramas to emerge continued on Page a2

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