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Lawrence Daily Journal World (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Lawrence, Kansas The Lawrence daily journal world tuesday april Kansas 30 pages 101 25 cents Nasa scrubs shuttle launch Cape a Nasa scrubbed the launch of discovery with the billion Hubble space Telescope today when a problem developed four minutes before liftoff in a unit that supplies Power to the shuttles Wing and Tail Nasa quickly decided to wait at least until thursday before trying launch commentator George Diller but space Center sources said it would take two weeks to replace the unit on the shuttle and that a final decision on whether that was required would not be made until wednes the scrub was a disappointment to the hundreds of astronomers who had gathered at the Kennedy space Center to watch the launch of discovery and the Telescope that it carries in its cargo its a real you could see it be a More Beautiful said Nasa scientist Stephen the most expensive unmanned spacecraft Ever has been waiting to take its place in space since 1983 delayed by technical problems and the 1986 challenger Diller said Nasa was disappointed at the latest delay but the stars will be Here if the Apu has to be replaced it would mean a delay of at least several said Keith chief of nasal shuttle orbiter replacing a could be done in a Day or two other shuttle launches have been delayed because of auxiliary Power therell be something changed Hudkins somethings broken that will have to be the space telescopes batteries will hold their charge through but after that would have to undergo an eight Day recharge on the once Hubble is in its Solars panels will keep its batteries supplied with All the other about weather at the launch site and at emergency Landing Sites overseas had been swept away and the countdown proceeded without a hitch to the four minute Mark pointing toward a launch at but then commander Loren Shriver noticed that one of the apus was running erratically and reported the fact to launch con the three apus steer the ships three control the movements of flaps on the wings and the lower the main and nose Landing gears and provide the hydraulics for the main Landing gear they Are but not totally redundant that each movable part is governed by two likes try put different crops on Palmateer drove a labourers from Kansas City hand each trip across the Field took half hour and 300 Gallons of Palmateer by Kirk Kahler jew staff writer v vegetable Aitto Herb crops Are expected to be up and running soon with the t t Jei Lawreice near the beginning of me growing plants received ample moisture during the first three months of absence of sunny Days recently has helped the soil to soak up and retain of t f of v Lawrence received of an Inch of rain bringing the total for month so far to of an but Rah has left forecast for the remainder of the John who has 20 acres of asparagus planted betwee Lawrence and Eudora on Douglas county Road said monday that his crop was slowed somewhat by the unusually cold leaving it up in the air whether he will have h asparagus to meet demands when e opens doors to Public next Mon a rfcs thinking about Lime it gets up put of the comes along and knocks it a but if we can put together a string of Days with to we Pendleton said he does not think last weeks Colberth abnormal temperatures left much damage i his asparagus Field but said he was counting the Small amount of the Plant tops that withered away due to cold As lost when the asparagus gets too the top of the Plant sticking out of the ground sort of shrivel leaving the Tion of the Plant still underground to grow when the weather turns favourable he Pendleton asparagus currently pm v so see Page iia s i v i City seek Gap improve v riverfront Tiu fit flow inside today three hostages freed in Beirut by Donna Abu Nasr associated press writer Lebanon a the palestinian terrorist group led by Abu Nidal today freed a French a belgian Man and the daughter born to them in the couple had been seized from a French yacht nearly 2 years Jacqueline Fer nand and 2 year old Sophie liberte were released by masked gunmen who sped up to the main Gate of the French embassy in three cars with drawn cur police i embrace All my i am and the Little one Valente told French reporters who were Given exclusive Access to the the release came about a month after France sent to Libya three Mirage Al warplanes that Libya Pur chased in the Sale had been blocked by the French government As part of an arms embargo imposed when France aided Chad in fighting against because the hostages released today were believed to have been held in the Case is considered unrelated to the 18 westerners held hostage in Lebanon by pro iranian shiite moslem fac Hout Ekins said the four members of his family still held by the terrorist group were also they have they Are holding head we expected our we knew it was com ing one the Day of our Freedom has for those who stay we keep Bush conservative in naming judges by Neil Lewis tunes news service Washington faced with the Opportunity to name dozens of Federal president Bush is quietly but steadily continuing to fill the nations courts with judges expected to construe Laws Side More frequently with the police and defer to according to a wide Range of monitoring groups and Bush administration although the White House has eliminated the elaborate screen ing apparatus that the Reagan administration used to insure that judicial candidates were sympathetic to such conservative Bush is nonetheless looking for the same kind of aides its structured a Little Dif but the result is very much the said Boyden the White House he and Dick Thorn Burgh control the judicial Selec Tion process i the Bush and the Gray is to shift the courts in a More conservative when Bush became presi Dent last Many lawyers and groups that Monitor judicial selection were Uncertain about whether he would carry on reagans efforts to remake the Federal Bench into a strict constructionist the Bush White House has now named 46 people to the including More than a dozen to the circuit the appellate level just below the supreme and based on the appointees records on the Bench or their involvement with conservative political a consensus has emerged that Bush has generally thrown i ids lot with those eager to emphasize ideology in Selec Ting All his nominees have been rated qualified or better by the american bar which independently evaluates judicial democrats in the Senate say that while they Are unhappy with some they see few grounds on which to Block con from the nominees weve seen so Bush Campaign to see Page 11a measles suspected in 3 cases by Duane Retzlaff jew staff writer three cases of suspected measles have been reported this week in Jdouglas local health officials Barbara director of nurses at the Lawrence Douglas or a health today that two sup cases of measles or rash illnesses have been reported to the depart another suspected Case was at Kansas Charles memorial health see Page 11a by John jew staff writer City officials win gather with traffic engineers to review both pedestrian and vehicle traffic patterns and try to Correct congestion problems around the Lawrence riverfront droves of both in cars and on have flocked to the new factory outlet shopping which opened the result has been some traffic delays i the area of sixth and new Hampshire i think it surprised everybody How Many people were going to be Over acting City manager Mike Wildgen told Lawrence City commissioners during a break Between study sessions monday Wildgen attributed some of the problems to Peoples unfamiliarity with the cites new parking which adjoins the and some yet Tobe completed work on the signs at the parking garage Are being installed this which he said should help draw attention to the in Addi sidewalk which resulted in Rhode Island Street being is com Rhode Island is one of the Access Points for both parking Levels in the those were maybe firs week kinds of Wildgen from weve got about six things were going to continue to look at City officials will huddle with de a traffic Engineer with the Kansas City firm of Mulcahy and Mulcahy worked with the City to design the two Way traffic pattern from seventh and new Hampshire to sixth and among the options to be see City Page 11a of Edge royals in 76 Sam Horn smacked a pair of three run homers Baltimore pushed across a run in the Lith inning to Edge Kansas on opening page1b the weather where is Spring partly Cloudy and High Page 2a Leader appeals to Gorbachev lithuanian president vytautas Landsbergis today appealed to soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev not to carry out threatened political and economic measures against his Independence minded Baltic Page 2a Index area quotable we expected our we knew it was coming one for those who stay we keep former hostage Fernand Hout Ekins after he was released from Captivity officials dispute new state figures on los graduates by Brad Addington jew staff writer w recent state figures indicate that Only about 27 percent of Lawrence High school graduates go on to but local school officials Are saying this is one Case in which the numbers do not speak for according to a report released last month by the Kansas department of Only per cent of less 1989 graduates indicated they would be attending a fou year College or University this that Well below the 42 percent of 1989 graduates statewide who said they go to four year and its Only half of the 50 percent of 1988 los graduates that indicated they do the but contrary to a substantial number of last years los graduates can be found in the Halls of Academia this said Mike los supervisor of student according to the University enrol see Page 11a

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