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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - May 31, 1986, Tokyo, JapanSaturday May 31, 1986 news Pacific stars and stripes a5 Odo Talgia wins big spelling Bee Washington a Jon Pennington a 14 year old eighth grader from Shiremanstown pa., won the National spelling Bee thursday when he correctly spelled Kaplinic and Jon Defeated Kenneth Larson 13, a seventh grader from Tequesta fla., competing for the third time who got stumped on Kaplinic misspelling it Pennington who wore a striped to shirt and White pants and tinted glasses broke into a Broad Grin when the audience stood and applauded him. Under the rules when Kenneth missed Jon was asked to spell then he had to spell one additional word which turned to be morning s rounds saw the elimination of Terra Syslo a 12-year-old Fullerton neb., girl who has been Blind since birth and studies her words in braille. The Winner of the two Day contest sponsored by Scripps Howard newspapers takes Home $1,000, and the runner up wins $500. The first contestant to be eliminated in the last Day of the two Day Competition was Kip Condill 13, of Arthur 111. Asked to spell empiricist he stood silently at the microphone for several moments. Unwilling to give up he asked the pronounced for a definition of the word its origin and part of speech. He also requested that the word be used in a sentence which is allowed under contest rules. Still stumped he asked is that everything i can ask for drawing laughter from the audience. Pronounced Alex j. Cameron replied it s every thing i be spy trials More developments court martial delayed compiled from wire report there were several develop ments this week in three spy trials now mite Way in the unite states. Sisoi the court martial of an air Force enlisted Man accused of Selling secrets to the soviet Union has been delayed. The government warned report ers covering the spy trial of former National Security Agency worker Ronald a Pelton against report ing information not specifically released during the proceedings.,the warning came As the Cia and the Asa said prosecutors will release classified intelligence in formation during the trial which began in Federal court in Balti More tuesday,41 in Elros Angeles a military strategist who was to bolster accused spy Richard Miller s claim of innocence was barred from testifying thursday when a judge declared him . District judge David Ken Yon ruled that William Kenned had knowledge of military strategy but knew too Little about the soviet Kab s recruitment of . Citizens to act As an expert witness on the subject a Blond woman stunningly turned out in a Black and White outfit and White Felt hat testified thursday in san Francisco that accused spy Jerry Whitworth and his wife showered her with lavish gifts and $6,600 in Loans Celia Vanderpool a san Clemente Calif teaching specialist said she was introduced to wet Worth in 197$-by a , the Boyf Rand Whitworth and Whitworth s eventual wife frequently socialized As. Couples Vanderpool said at Beale a f by Iea Lif the court martial of airman just class Birvee Ott was delayed at least a Mont because the defendant fired his three , 26, an administrative clerk with the top secret sr71,spy plan Squadron stationed at Beale. Was granted permission by judge col Howard Sweeney to dismiss his attorneys. Jew the p<0n trial a state ment released by the Cia and the Asa said the governments Case will include release of certain classified information involving communications intelligence activities of the United states. The statement cautioned report ers against speculation and re porting details beyond the in formation actually released atthe trial Miller a former Fri agent accused of passing secret documents to his soviet Lover for sex and promised $65,000, says he was trying to infiltrate the Kab to Popup his sagging career his attorneys had hoped Ken Nedy would offset testimony by John Barron the prosecution expert witness on the Kab by describing the methods the Kab uses to snare americans into spying Barron appeared to backup the prosecution s claim that Miller was the perfect target for the Kab meanwhile at the Wntworth trial Vanderpool appeared at the trial along with other witnesses who testified about Whitworth s financial transactions during the nine years hew accused of having furnished Navy code secrets to the soviets in Exchange for at least $332, in addition to espionage Whit Worth is accused of failures to taxes Ohall is income. Chernobyl death toll now 23, doctor says Moscow up at least 23 people have died in the chernobyl nuclear disaster and another 59 Are in acute life threatening danger from radiation poisoning a . Surgeon treating the victims said thursday. There Are now a total of 23 casualties from chernobyl said or. Robert Gale. Two people died in the Accident and 21 have since died in Moscow the previous death toll was 19 from the april 26 Accident history s worst nuclear Power Plant disaster which destroyed part of a reactor building and unleashed a Cloud of radiation that spread across european eventually Over the United states and parts of Asia. Radio Moscow said the soviet Union plans to restart the three undamaged nuclear reactors at Cher Nobyl by the end of the year including one that shares ventilation an Cooling systems with the damaged , a Bone marrow specialist leading an International team of physicians treating chernobyl Vic Tims said he will travel to the ukrainian nuclear Power station in a few Days for an on site inspection that will allow him to evaluate the Accident s Long term effects on area residents. Gale said of 1,000 chernobyl area residents examined after the Acci Dent 35 received very High doses of radiation and another 45 were exposed to substantial All 80 were considered to be in acute life threatening danger said Gale who returned to the soviet Union sunday for follow up care on about 50,000 people. About 300 chernobyl victims were hospitalized in Moscow he said. Gale denied a report by soviet Chazov who said in Cologne West Germany that 21 people died including 11 transplant patients. The figures i have told you Are the latest and they Are reliable Gale Said.Anacin-3 examined in cyanide death Case Austin Texas a tests on half the anacin-3 capsules take from Austin stores because of the cyanide poisoning death of a Chemis try student revealed no signs of cyanide officials said death of University of Texas student Kenneth Wayne paries 24, i being treated As a homicide but suicide has t been ruled out said police spokeswoman Kellye Norris. The Poison found in paries Bod was linked to an anacin-3 capsule from a bottle he purchased at a Walgreen drug store authorities said. Walgreen officials said they were removing All anacin-3 capsules from its stores nationwide. Police cautioned people against taking Cap Sules of the painkiller with the same lot number As those found in paries apartment. Paries died May 21, but lab tests were not completed until wednesday. The anacin-3 taken by paries was from a bottle containing 500-Milli-Gram capsules from lot 6b11, Bear ing an october 1988 expiration Date police said. Or. Robert Bayardo Travis count medical examiner said one capsule in the bottle showed evidence of tampering. It is my personal opinion that this is the Only bottle that has been tampered with. But we have to pre vent some other deaths so we Are warning the Public about this product Bayardo said.. Food and drug administration lab tests completed on about Hal of the anacin capsules from Austin area Walgreen stores showed no signs of tampering said Bill Henna of the Texas department of Apai i Ucil. M 01 Nea Iii Bush rivals All claim Victory in Michigan gop vote Lansing Mich. Up backers of vice president George Bush and the Rev. Pat Robertson both declared Victory thursday in the nation s first test of potential 1988 presidential candidates with no Way of determining who was right. With thousands of candidates filing to get on the Delegate ballot in Michigan s aug. 5 primary and no declaration by the candidates As to whom they were supporting there was no mechanism for determining the Validity of the claims. Bill Phillips executive director of Bush s fund for America s future said that based on a sampling of 13 counties the political action committee had recruited 52 percent of the precinct Delegate candidates meeting tuesday s filing deadline. I think we be won Phillips said. Robertson claimed earlier to have As Many As 4,800 Delegate candidates recruited. New York rep. Jack Kemp s Michigan Opportunity society has claimed 3,700 candidates. Michigan Republican party officials say a total of 10,110 Delegate candidates met the filing deadline thousands fewer than the total claimed by All three Camps. The effect of All this recruitment probably won t be known until the aug. 5 primary and probably beyond said Michigan gop spokesman Dennis Petroskey. Michigan launched the earliest Ever Start to a presidential Campaign by deciding that the thousands of precinct delegates elected in August will Start the process of picking about 80 delegates to the Republican National convention in 1988. Robertson s organization Effort stunned some Michigan republicans who feared a Strong show ing in the August primary would give the television evangelist the Power to take Over the state party organization. It s very simple said Clark Durant heading Kemp s group. There s double counting going on because i know of names i m counting that Are being counted by other

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