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Salina Journal, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1990, Salina, Kansas T1 Salina t 1 1 he journal 117th year 76 Kansas saturday March 35 cents a wont intervene for Bruzda fire chiefs lawyer says City May be sued by Linda Mower Denning great Plains editor dispute Over the investigation that led to the ouster of Larry Bruzda As Mcpherson fire chief will not be settled by the office of attorney general Bob in a letter to Gruzdas Bob Jones of assistant at Torney general Theresa Marcel Nuckolls said As much As attorney general Stephan would like to he is not at Liberty to intervene in private Legal disputes concerning possible private causes of action Ari sing from alleged improprieties in the suspension of a City the dated was released Friday by the attorney generals who has been fire chief Here since was suspended ear Lier this year from his the suspension is effective until his contract expires May when a new fire chief will be Jones had based his request on a possible violation of the Kansas open meetings Law by Mcpherson county commissioners and the fact Bruzda was not allowed to confront the wit Nesses called by officials during an investigation into Gruzdas the who included the cites 12 full time firefighters and several were interviewed by commissioners in closed Nuckolls said the Law provides for Public officials to go into closed ses Sion when discussing personnel mat the Law does not provide for notification of a meeting unless notification has been re she in his request for an Jones said com missioners violated the open meet Ings Law by not providing adequate mayor Paul Zeke Anderson was unavailable for comment he has denied City officials did anything to warrant an investigation from the attorney generals in a statement last an Derson said the investigation of Bruzda was launched after 25 con Cerns were raised by members of the fire the result of the investigation was that there was no evidence of any illegal activity and no basis for finding the chief guilty of any official he Anderson there appeared to be disharmony Between Bruzda and other members of the fire it was my opinion that the ability of the department to work together harmoniously under mister Gruzdas direction was it was also my opinion that the basis of this tension and disharmony lies in the see Page 13 inside Salina pizza hut was or dered Friday by a judge to pay a woman in punitive see Page four Salina firms Are among 19 awarded construction bids on the expansion of Asbur Salina regional medical see Page living on the weather Kansas Clear this turning partly Cloudy highs in the Low to lows tonight in Low to partly Cloudy Sun highs in the Bishop Sigisbert and Landwe talks about recent changes in South Africa while visiting friends in South african Bishop Hopes for peaceful end to apartheid Byers neither staff writer a South african episcopal Bishop visiting Salina said Friday that with the end of apartheid he prays it will come apartheid has no place in this it should never have been said Bishop Sigisbert and Landwe of with the expectations that have been the government cannot drag its feet again on this Nelson released 11 after 27 years in is viewed by Many Blacks and Whites As the natural Leader and rallying Point for negotiations with South african president de Klerk and other officials of the country White run he but the process of uniting people will be and Mandela has no magic and Landwe who has been travelling in the United states since came to Salina to visit a the very Richard Dean of Christ 138 Hatfield worked with and Landwe while serving As an episcopal missionary in South Africa from 1981 to although and Landwe has not been in South Africa to witness recent changes he said he keeps in close Contact with his who also maintains Contact with South african said this week he received two letters that indicated the great Promise for a White South african wrote that Mandela was a Humble Man of and a Black South african wrote that de Klerk is making the right moves from real Christian Hatfield de Klerk announced intentions in february of see Page 13 Gorbachev issues order to Lithuania Moscow a soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev on Friday gave the breakaway lithuanian Republic three Days to Start returning to the soviet but he did not say what the Kremlin would do if Lithuania the republics Leader declared Moscow views Lithuania announced plans to Start set Ting up Check Points on its the official Tass news Agency distributed the text of a terse Tele Gram from Gorbachev to Lithuania president vytautas it accompanied a copy of the soviet parliaments proclamation thurs Day that Lithuania declaration of Independence was in a three Day inform about measures toward realizing this said the signed president parliament elected Gorbachev to the presidency this week and gave him expanded the Prospect of Gorbachev As suming new authority allowing him to thwart moves toward in dependence drove the Baltic Republic on sunday to reclaim the sovereignty that existed Between 1918 and when stains army moved Gorbachev on tuesday called the move illegal and but said Premier Nikolai Ryzhkova and a commission would conduct talks with but he said they would not amount to we cannot talk about Neotia you carry out negotiations soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev has Given Lithuania three Days to return to the soviet with foreign Gorbachev the soviet Leader and his advisers have ruled out the use of Force to bring Lithuania Back into the Gorbachev has demanded billion in reparations for soviet investment in factories and infrastructure and wants to discuss territorial Many lithuanians expect an economic Boycott by Gorbachev was told by parliament on the Day he formally was Given his new to work out the dispute with the Tass quoted Landsbergis As telling the Republic of million people that Moscow had no right to Tell it what to texans Ponder loss of land to Collider Texas a folks in Ellis county quiet towns have feared and cheered the Prospect of the superconducting super col an billion atom smashing Experiment that will Tunnel 54 Miles through their there finally learning where the footprint of the giant Experiment will who might profit or lose in the land buying Binge to As news of the super colliders final plans circulated landowners arrived by the dozens at state land offices to find out their in Addi Tion to the land the huge project will an army of scientists is expected to move to the Over Coffee and the landowners looked at the latest maps and asked the questions that Domi Nate talk hereabouts whose land will be for How much and How Cathy Lynn figures Shell lose her 13acre like most peo she Shes glad to end the uncertainty that has Hung Over her Home since Congress chose the col site of billion Federal science Lider site just South of Dallas in november the Energy department announced the exact plans of the project i think the Collider is the greatest thing for the state of Lynn see Page 13 Kun while state ends season staff and wire reports the University of Kansas Jay Hawks stayed alive Friday to and Vance to the second round in the Mcaa basketball but the season ended for the wildcats of Kansas the Jay Hawks were a 7971 Winner in the first round of the East regional Friday night As they downed Robert the now 304 and the Sec Ond seed in the regional at at will Advance to play Urcla at on the win Ner of that game will be among the tournaments final 16 known As the Sweet the Jay Hawks Rick Galloway made his first eight shots and scored 22 Points to Lead fifth ranked Kansas to the win Over the 15thseeded for the it came Down to some blistering free throw shooting by Xavier As the musketeers made 37 of 43 free throws to overcome a 35point Effort by Robert 1 Kansas for Complete coverage of the Mcaa basketball Tournai see Page senior guard Steve whose shooting sparked a comeback that Cut a 15 Point deficit to three in the final 12 want satisfied with his i scored some Points but didst get Back on that my so obviously i didst do my Henson the seeded 11 in the Midwest regional at in finished the year at 17 4yearold pleads for dads return Anderson starts 6th year As captive by the associated press Terry Andersons daughter pleaded for the father she loves but has never met to come Home the Day Anderson began his sixth year As a hostage in the journalists friends and colleagues marked the anniversary with commemorations and prayers in new and yellow ribbons fluttered from signs and poles in an Dersons Hometown of former hostages chained them selves to a tree in Paris to protest Andersons president Bush deplored the merciless imprisonment of hostages but offered no Hope for a speedy end to their Bush promised Andersons Peggy who has devoted the five years to bringing the journalists Captivity to the worlds that he would take advantage of All legitimate opportunities to free the the president said he has a heavy heart when he thinks of the hostages Peggy and David say right meet with president and Barbara said he thinks of them he spent 30 minutes with say and her before an Dersons family joined journalists and others at a somber ceremony in you Are not said the Lawrence Martin who had been held with an Derson in a windowless room see Page 13

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