St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from August 12, 1993

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100-Page Report Outlines Plans for Tax Spending
A tentative plan for where and how the St. Charles County government will spend taxpayer dollars for the next five years has been put together in a 100-page report.The plan outlines spending goals ranging from buying $18,000 worth of lead-testing equipment...
5 Prison Guards Sold Inmates Drugs, Police Charge Stolen Goods Served as Currency, Authorities Say
Five guards who worked at St. Louis County's Adult Correctional Institution in Gumbo have been arrested and accused of exchanging drugs for stolen electronic equipment.The wife of one guard also has been charged with three counts of receiving stolen...
Actor Makes a Case for Revamped `Law'
WHILE lawyer-bashing has become a spectator sport at the movies (the attorney who becomes T. rex takeout in "Jurassic Park" and the double-dealers of "The Firm") and in television land, on "L.A. Law" at least, lawyers still fascinate rather than repel."Lawyers...
An Eager Irwin, Laid-Back Delsing Ready for Pga
Different strokes for different folks.Take Hale Irwin and Jay Delsing, the two St. Louis players in the 75th PGA Championship.They appear to be taking diametrically opposite means in the hopes of achieving the same goal.Irwin has been here since Saturday....
Another Drive-By Killing
In the wake of an especially cruel drive-by shooting Monday, Police Chief Clarence Harmon has gone on the offensive. First, he is stepping up plans to deploy special police units in areas where killings and maimings are most prevalent. Second, he is...
Another Job for Private Investigator Spencer
MAN probably never enjoyed an idyllic existence, so when one pops up, it is regarded with suspicion, especially by someone like Spenser, Robert B. Parker's sophisticated but tough private detective.In Parker's latest novel, "Paper Doll" (5 hours, unabridged,...
As the Flood Waters Recede
Missouri is by far the state hardest-hit by the flood of '93, mainly because two major rivers traverse the state.After several weeks of flooding, more than 500 square miles of farm land remain under water. The flood caused 25 deaths and up to $4 billion...
Ballclub Benches 4-Year-Old for Being Real Minor-Leaguer
Kyle Carnaroli, 4, was about to make baseball history Wednesday when professional baseball thought better of it.The 3-foot-6, 50-pounder was scheduled to play as much as an inning in right field for the Pocatello Posse - his prize for winning the contest...
Baseball Seeking Deep Solutions in a Shallow Manner
If you're like me, you're having trouble figuring out this baseball puzzle right now. And you're mad you have to try.This is supposed to be the R&R section of the paper. Turn to Page 1D and turn down the deep thinking channel on your brain dial. The...
B&b: Respite from World's Woes Establishments Offer Privacy, Small-Town Atmosphere and Touch of Romance
Anyone looking for a little relief from flood reports or a special romantic place might try two new bed and breakfast establishments in Jefferson County.For small-town atmosphere, try the Arlington Hotel, 207 East Main Street in De Soto. The Arlington...
Belleville Gets U.S. Plan to Settle Bias Charges
Belleville City Attorney Phillip Montalvo said Wednesday he had received a U.S. Justice Department proposal for resolving charges that the city's hiring policies are discriminatory.But Montalvo said he had yet to examine the offer thoroughly and would...
Briefcase
MISSOURI BANKING United Missouri To Merge 12 Banks</P><P>Kansas City-based United Missouri Bancshares Inc. plans to merge its 12 Kansas units into two banks based in eastern and central Kansas. The banking company plans to merge six...
Briefs
NIGERIA Oil Workers Want Military Leader Ousted</P><P>Nigeria's powerful oil workers union said Wednesday in Lagos that it would shut down the nation's biggest industry if the military government remains in power on Aug. 27.</P><P>The...
British Judge's Comment to Rapist Rekindles Outrage among Women
A judge has sparked a wave of public fury by telling a rapist that his crime was not so serious because the man already knew his victim.The incident was the latest uproar over the treatment by Britain's male-dominated courts of victims of sexual attacks.On...
Bugged by Bugs? Some Harmful Insects Can Be Controlled with Others
When the army worms, Japanese beetles or killer tomato worms begin their summer siege of the grass, shrubs, roses or tomatoes you've so lovingly nurtured, consider some natural alternatives before waging toxic chemical warfare.Starting from the ground...
Businesses Want Input in Hiking License Fees
Barry Solomon, president of the Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce, told the Creve Coeur City Council Monday evening that he was "shocked and dismayed" that representatives of the chamber were not included in discussions on raising business licenses...
Businessman Gets Qualified Apology from Police Chief
Valley Park Police Chief David Brown, facing a complaint of police harassment, said recently that his actions were proper but he apologized to a businessman who had complained about his conduct.Brown defended his actions Monday at a public hearing by...
Caddy Goes for `3Peat' in Toledo
There was the time John Mahaffey fired him. Actually, there were seven times. The only reason Squeeky Medlen knows how many is because he was counting.After that, Fred Couples let him go. Couples thought maybe getting rid of Squeeky would end all those...
Capriati's Former Coach Taking Job at Sunset Center Next Month
Jennifer Capriati's loss is St. Louis' gain.That's overstating things, because Jim Gray served only briefly as one of Capriati's hitting partners and traveling coaches, but the fact is that he will bring nearly five years of international experience...
Cardinals' Thunder Follows Rain
A 31-minute rain delay in the midst of Brian Jordan's at-bat in the ninth inning Tuesday night gave the Cardinals' outfielder ample time to ponder his next move.When play resumed, the count was 2-1 and the score was 2-2. On the first pitch from Pittsburgh...
Castro Assails Capitalism, Says Socialism Will Rise Again
Cuban President Fidel Castro dashed any hope Wednesday for radical revision of Cuba's politics and economy, describing capitalism as a failed ideology that condemned the earth to poverty, pollution and misery.Winding up a three-day private visit to...
Castro Calls Capitalism a Failure, Says Socialism Will Rise Again
Cuban President Fidel Castro dashed any hope Wednesday for radical revision of Cuba's politics and economy, describing capitalism as a failed ideology that condemned the earth to poverty, pollution and misery.Winding up a three-day private visit to this...
Changes: Frugal State Fair Adds New Events
The Illinois State Fair is a celebration of country pastimes - 10 days of cattle and corn dogs, Ferris wheels and stock car wheels, gambling and gluttony.</P><P>But with an eye on the bottom line, officials have raised ticket prices and...
Chiefs Fans to Check the State of Montana
Joe Montana's debut as a Kansas City Chief seems destined to be the most watched and most overanalyzed exhibition game in the history of Kansas City football.Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium, which a few years ago drew only 20,000 or so for regular-season...
Child Abuser Ordered to Jail for 60 Days in Delayed Sentence
A former day-care worker has been sentenced to 60 days in the Dunklin County Jail in Kennett, Mo., as part of a delayed sentencing in a controversial child sex-abuse case.St. Louis County Presiding Judge Robert L. Campbell said Wednesday that he ordered...
Chinese Barbecue Is Always a Royal Treasure
MY feelings toward Asian cuisine are no secret. I think it's wonderful, regardless of style, type or country of origin. However, over the last few years, I have become slightly bored with the sameness of Chinese menus in the St. Louis area.That's what...
Citrus Plant Has Some Attractions Trifoliate Orange Makes Life Hard for Thieves
An exquisite cousin to lemons and limes is quite at home in my back yard garden in Brooklyn.Some people around here, however, aren't attracted to it for its citrus lineage; they like it for its relationship to razor ribbon.The plant, known as Poncirus...
City Clerk, Chief of Police Fired at Crowded Meeting
The ax fell swiftly on two Moline Acres officials Tuesday night, before a packed house of residents got their chance to address the Board of Aldermen."I feel like both of them should be graceful enough to leave the city," said resident Judith Beard....
Civil Air Patrol: Auxiliary Plays Vital Role during Flood
Civil Air Patrol volunteers from 21 states have put in countless hours on flood duty - including more than 1,500 hours in the air - since the Air Force auxiliary was asked for help four weeks ago.The patrol has flown more than 425 flights during the...
Clinton Puts Crime on His Wanted List He Proposes Gun Control, More Police
President Bill Clinton proposed a broad anti-crime measure Wednesday that includes gun controls and $3.4 billion to put 50,000 more police officers on the streets.In announcing his plan, Clinton said that "the first duty of any government" is keeping...
Coleman Arraignment Postponed
The arraignment for New York Mets outfielder Vince Coleman on a felony explosives charge was postponed Wednesday in Los Angeles until five days after the baseball season.Municipal Court Commissioner Abraham Khan granted the delay sought by Coleman's...
Columnist Aims for Academy Award
I GOT a letter from Gary Trollinger, the editorial page editor of the Reading (Pa.) Eagle, who asked, as tactfully as he could, what had possessed me to appear in a movie.His question was not based on the proposition that the movie in question was a...
Coming Attractions
The following videocassettes are scheduled for national release next week. Local release dates and prices may vary. Drama "Barbarians at the Gate": (HBO, priced for rental, rated R) 1993. Directed by Glenn Jordan. Starring James Garner, Jonathan Pryce,...
Community Center Site Gets Board's Approval
The new Ballwin Community Center jumped a major hurdle Monday night with site approval by the Board of Aldermen.The center will be on 12 acres off Old Ballwin Road, south of Manchester. The city bought the land more than a year ago from the Multiplex...
Conviction of Parents Overturned Son's Death Was Laid to Christian Scientists
Massachusetts' highest court has overturned the manslaughter conviction of a Christian Science couple whose son died after they relied on spiritual rather than medical healing.But in its decision Wednesday, the court did not rule out all prosecutions...
County Prosecutor Wants Grand Jury to Be Permanent
Jefferson County Prosecutor George McElroy wants a permanent grand jury established which he says would help speed the disposition of criminal cases, some of which take two years to get to trial.McElroy made the suggestion after prosecutors lost their...
Defense Secretary Overrules Decision to Reject Married Marine Recruits
Defense Secretary Les Aspin ordered the Marine Corps to do an abrupt about-face Wednesday and withdraw its decision to stop accepting married recruits. Aspin acted just hours after the Marine policy was made public.A senior Pentagon official, speaking...
Defunct Midway Airlines Seeks Rebirth in Fall
Midway Airlines plans to resume service by November with low-fare flights from Chicago to New York, Washington, Boston and Philadelphia.Kenneth Carlson, one of the founders of the original Midway Airlines that filed for bankruptcy protection in 1991,...
Developer Renews Bid to Alter Zoning
A developer is making a second attempt to change the zoning at Tesson Ferry and Wells roads to build six businesses, including a 24-hour gas station and a Denny's restaurant.Wells & Highway 21 Corp. made its first attempt more than five years ago. The...
Doran Signs Two-Year Contract to Coach Ambush
Ambush officials wanted to go with a full-time coach for the upcoming National Professional Soccer League season. They wanted someone who could devote all his attention to strategy, line changes and all those other suit-and-tie tasks.That was perfectly...
Drainage Likely Culprit in Dogwood Dilemma
Q: A year ago this spring we had a good-sized red dogwood planted in our front lawn. We felt that it had survived the winter in good shape and it had a good number of blossoms this spring. But it does not look like a healthy tree now as the leaves are...
Drainage Problem for the Dogwood
Q: A year ago this spring we had a good-sized red dogwood planted in our front lawn. We felt that it had survived the winter in good shape and it had a good number of blossoms this spring. But it does not look like a healthy tree now as the leaves are...
Drought, Floods Cut Corn Crop 5 Million Acres Swamped
Raging rivers in the Midwest and drought in the South have cut the nation's corn crop by 22 percent from last year's record, the U.S. Agriculture Department said Wednesday.Heavy rain and floods shaved the forecast for soybean harvests by 13 percent from...
Economic Plan Hurts Middle Class Most
The line out of the Clinton administration regarding the budget plan is that voters have been misinformed about what the plan contains. If only they knew the truth, goes the lament, we wouldn't have had to sell our souls and publicly humiliate ourselves...
Edgar Can Save Parents as Teachers Program
Opponents couldn't kill Illinois' laudable Parents as Teachers program, so they have resorted to the next best thing. They have succeeded in getting the Illinois Legislature to load the program with many restrictive provisions, all aimed at undercutting...
Embarrassment, Stigmatization, Mar Life, Say Women on Welfare
WOMEN ON public assistance told President Bill Clinton's panel considering welfare reform that the system was degrading and humiliating and had kept them back when they've tried to become self-sufficient."No one likes being on public aid," Roxanne Betke,...
Encores: Gladden Slams, Tigers Score 15
Dan Gladden hit a grand slam for the second successive game and the Detroit Tigers again routed Baltimore, beating the Orioles 15-5 Wednesday night.A day after Gladden's slam highlighted a 15-1 romp, his third slam of the season helped the Tigers take...
End of the Line? Vikes' De Battle Has 2 Area Players
Think of St. Louis-area football products of recent years and great running backs come to mind: Mike Mayweather, Keith Jones, Jon Vaughn.Or great defensive backs: Henry Jones, Steve Atwater, Erik McMillan.So it is all the more surprising to find two...
Enough Water; What's Become of Tomatoes?
In tomato season, I often think of my Aunt Olie, who lived in the same upstairs flat where I now live and was an enthusiastic dirt gardener into her '80s.I can still see her, tugging the coil of hose - heavy rubber ones then - down the walk to the square...
Fire District Tax Rate Up for Fifth Year in a Row
Inflation and the cost of replacing equipment have prompted the Mehlville Fire Protection District's board to raise the district's tax rate for the fifth consecutive year.This year's rate has been set at 90 cents for each $100 of assessed valuation,...
Flood Cleanup `a Massive Ordeal' Council Working on Ways to Try to Expedite Removal of Sandbags, Debris
As floodwater from the Meramec River recedes, the Arnold City Council is working on ways to clean up the affected area.The City Council will meet at 7:30 tonight at City Hall, 2101 Jeffco Boulevard.Finance Director John Brazeal said, "The cleanup will...
Flood Relief: Restored Wetlands
Perhaps the members of the Senate Agriculture appropriations subcommittee just need new reading glasses. I'm not sure how else to explain their plan to savage a Clinton administration proposal to fund the transition of farmland into wetlands. It's possible,...
Frisky Fashion: There's No Such Thing as a Plain Rapper
RAP MUSIC'S early stars - Roxanne Shante, Curtis Blow, Sequence, Run-DMC - helped define an enduring new music genre, but they hardly made definitive fashion statements. When the music form and its masters burst on the scene in 1979 with Sugarhill...
Gladys: `A Knight to Remember'
IT must have been thrilling for the seven-year-old girl from Atlanta, Ga. After all, performing on television in the early '50s was an extraordinary event by anyone's standards.Still, doubtless few in the congregation at Mount Mariah Baptist church were...
Governor Tours Prison Saved from Flooding
Gov. Jim Edgar, standing atop a fresh gravel berm that snakes through the Menard Correctional Center, marveled at the resourcefulness and hard work that saved the prison from disaster.Edgar toured the prison Tuesday, 2 1/2 days after the Mississippi...
Guidelines for Forests Changing U.S. Agency Admits Some Shortcomings
The Forest Service is worried about the death of whole species of plants and animals in national forests - and about its own ignorance of the consequences of those losses.The concerns are expressed in a report on two national forests in Wisconsin. The...
Harrison Filling Role as Ralston's Secret Weapon
Chris Harrison is having the time of his life."This is a great team to play with," said Harrison, a Francis Howell High graduate who's playing this summer with Ralston Purina, a power in the Metro Collegians Instructional Baseball League."I'm playing...
Healing Arts
LAST WEEK, Diane Brayton Pope, 41, told a wire-service reporter, "It doesn't take long to get tired of this."Although her comment is a capsulization of everyone's general reaction to this whole flood mess, what she was talking about specifically was...
High-Tech Basketball Shoes Look Huge and Fierce
HOLY GIZMO! Reebok's Insta-Pump, a re-engineered version of its pumped-up sneaker said to fit even better and weigh less, debuted this summer at specialty stores that cater to hard-core runners and tennis players in selected test markets. Its three separate...
Highway 40 Illustrates Road to Flood Recovery
U.S. Highway 40 was partly reopened on Wednesday, two weeks ahead of schedule, making life easier for the St. Louis area and people like Bill Smith.Smith, a deliveryman, was the first driver in line when the westbound lanes of the highway opened at 2...
Hmo Stocks Worried Sick Report on Health Care Reform Helps Spark Selloff
The stocks of several leading health maintenance organizations plummeted in heavy trading Wednesday as worries mounted over the shape of President Bill Clinton's health reform package.A draft of some of the plan's key features has been circulating within...
Hospitals Here Form Network to Cut Costs
Some of the area's biggest hospitals announced Wednesday they were forming a network - a move they say will both cut costs and improve the quality of care."Networks are popular now because they seem to be a way in which health-care providers can take...
How to Give and Get Aid
To Offer Help To volunteer:</P><P>St. Charles County Emergency Management Agency, 301 North Second, 949-3023.</P><P>Contributions of clothing, food, toys and money to aid flood victims are being received at the St. Charles...
How to Give or Get Help
To Offer HelpTo volunteer: Call these agencies to help in various ways:Operation Food Search: 569-0053.The St. Louis Area Food Bank: call Frank Finnegan at 383-3335 .Salvation Army Operation Noah's Ark: (800) 935-6639.American Red Cross: 997-8973.St....
I-70 Jams Spark Talk of Quicker Roadwork
With a traffic-clogged Interstate 70 in mind, state legislators from St. Charles County pounded away recently at the importance of speeding up construction of a Page Avenue bridge across the Missouri River and giving higher priority to extending Interstate...
Illinois State Fair Schedule
Events scheduled for this year's Illinois State Fair, which opens today in Springfield: EACH DAY Cooking and Craft Demonstrations, Hobby, Arts and Crafts Building.Field Dog Demonstrations, Conservation World.Camping and Nature Seminars, Conservation...
Inverness Hole by Hole
A hole-by-hole summary of the Inverness course:No. 1, 395 yards, par 4 - Players will probably not use drivers on this short, straight hole, which features a small, elevated green guarded by bunkers.No. 2, 385 yards, par 4 - This straight hole is lined...
It's Academic Grunge Is Great for Back-to-School Clothes
THE GOOD, the bad and the grungy are in this fall's fashion lineup for back-to-school.Some parents might lump the latter two looks together.Grunge is that eclectic, shirttails-out style from the flannel-clad rock bands of the teen world. And bad fashion...
It's the Mind That Matters in Athletics
In sports these days, we find ourselves scoring the mind games while we are watching the ballgames.Because all aspects of the modern athlete's life are now open to scrutiny, we study more than his or her jump shot or swing. We debate makeup, background...
Janet Reno's Fear: Praise Breeds Scorn
Janet Reno, the new attorney general and the first of her sex to hold the job, is clearly enjoying her rise to stardom but taking it in stride.As for her rave notices, "I told my brother-in-law that he'd have to send me a banana peel so that I could...
Japan's Trade Minister Says Its Markets Have Barriers to Foreigners
In a break with his predecessors and his ministry's long-held position, Japan's incoming trade minister says his country's markets are closed to foreign companies and need to be opened."Japanese markets are extremely closed in invisible ways," Trade...
Judge's Words to Rapist Spark Outrage
A judge has sparked a wave of public fury by telling a rapist that his crime was not so serious because the man already knew his victim.The incident was the latest uproar over the treatment by Britain's male-dominated courts of victims of sexual attacks.On...
Junior College Acting Class Spawns Community Theater
By day they're caterers, nurses and accountants. Then - through the magic of footlights, costumes and applause - they're transformed into ladies of the night, macho southern sheriffs and lusty cafe singers.Local actors are attracted to community theater...
Kid's Stuff Griffey Jr. Makes Greatness Look Easy
The swing was smooth, fluid, almost too easy.But Tom Gordon's delivery went from the bat to the Kansas City Royals' bullpen in the blink of an eye Tuesday night. Home run No. 33 of the season for Ken Griffey Jr. set a Seattle Mariners franchise record....
King Case Sentences Didn't Match Crimes
It's interesting to note how quickly many advocates for mandatory sentencing guidelines are willing to forgive U.S. District Judge John G. Davies for ignoring federal guidelines in sentencing two Los Angeles police officers who beat Rodney King. The...
Lankford Reluctantly Accepts Bench Role
Ray Lankford, benched for the fifth time in the last six games, "pretty much" has to win his outfielding job back, according to Cardinals manager Joe Torre."But," Torre said, "this could happen in one at-bat."Lankford admitted Wednesday night he was...
Life Isn't All Rosy for Teen Marriages
Dear Ann Landers: This is in response to the letter from "Feeling Miserable in Jacksonville, Fla." whose 16-year-old daughter, "Marie," wanted to get married. You told the mother she was right to refuse to give her legal consent.Your answer was OK, but...
Looking Cool for School
NOW'S THE TIME to start looking for the coolest thing to wear the first day of school. There's still a lot of stuff in the stores, and a bunch of it is on sale.While you're looking, don't forget it's not always going to be 90 degrees. But also remember...
Man Who Shot 2 in Wisconsin Despaired after Move, Breakup
Dion Terres, 25, the man who killed two people and himself at a McDonald's, often spoke of being lonely and despaired when his teen-age girlfriend left him, acquaintances said Wednesday."It was like he was crying for help," said Tina Flannery, 29, who...
Metro Report
BASEBALL Kemper Military Academy School and College in Booneville will hold tryouts on Tuesday, Aug. 17. The school is starting up a baseball program that begins next spring in the Region 16 Junior College District. Scholarships will be made available...
Mind over Television: Showcase Wins Video Festival
Double Good: For the producers of Mind Over Television, the third time was the charm at the 1993 Hometown Video Festival held recently in Atlanta, Ga.</P><P>The experimental film and video show won Best Innovative Series in the professional...
Model Planes Called Hazard to Children
Concerned and angry parents of the Paddock Meadows area have asked the Florissant City Council to ban the flying of radio-controlled model airplanes in Dunegant Park.</P><P>Residents who live along the park's boundaries complained about ...
More Fare Cuts Expected after American's Win
American Airlines' victory in a predatory pricing lawsuit means the time may be right for more air fare discounts, analysts said Wednesday.Industry experts said they expect ticket prices could continue to get beaten down in the wake of the verdict, partly...
Morning Briefing Eye Openers
Did you catch DON KING's act a few days ago on the steps of the state capitol in Indianapolis? Columnist RICK FOLSTAD of the Naples (Fla.) Daily News did and just couldn't resist launching a few zingers in response. Here are the highlights:"It must have...
Murderer"s Sentence Might Foster More Killings, Prosecutor Says Abused Woman Gets 4 Years of Probation
A prosecutor in Madison County said she's worried that people might interpret a judge's sentence of probation for a woman who killed her abusive boyfriend as a license for retribution."I think it sends a dangerous message to the citizens that, if you...
Murder of Girl, 12, Bewilders Stepfather
So much blood stained the hallway of the house where Tequilla Woods died that her stepfather, Kevin Simmons, felt compelled to apologize to a visitor.</P><P>"I'd invite you in, but we have blood inside," Simmons said Wednesday as he stood...
Murder of Girl, 12, Bewilders Stepfather
So much blood stained the hallway of the house where Tequilla Woods died that her stepfather, Kevin Simmons, felt compelled to apologize to a visitor.</P><P>"I'd invite you in, but we have blood inside," Simmons said Wednesday as he stood...
Music Hath Charms to Soothe the Rising Yeast, Firms Say
Do bread or noodles whose raw materials have been exposed to the music of Beethoven or Vivaldi taste any better than conventional ones? That's the latest pitch from food makers trying to make a big hit in a stagnant market.The theory behind these classical...
National Service
National service legislation has been passed by both the Senate and the House, assuring that the measure will be sent to President Bill Clinton soon after Congress returns from its August recess. This worthwhile measure, which offers young Americans...
Nations Ship Weapons to Middle East Economics Seen as Major Reason That Arms Still Flow to Region
AFTER THE Persian Gulf War, they "took the pledge." But the big powers, arms purveyors to the world, still cannot seem to stop pouring high-priced weapons into the explosive Middle East.In a widening stream that keeps assembly lines rolling from Omsk...
New Law Advances Rehabilitation of Illinois Prisoners `Super Max' Prison Gets Ok, Too
Gov. Jim Edgar signed bills Wednesday designed to rehabilitate more inmates and reduce the state's prison population. The package also includes a new "super max" prison for chronic troublemakers.Thirty-two cities and counties, mostly in Southern Illinois,...
No Inspection Needed for Return to Homes, Flood Victims Assured
St. Charles County flood victims do not need to have their homes inspected before they move back. But they do need an inspection before the electric companies turn the power back on.</P><P>That's the word from the county Building Department,...
Nominee Is Commander of NATO
PEOPLE USUALLY refer to me as Shali," says Gen. John Shalikashvili. And that's just what President Bill Clinton did Wednesday when he designated the NATO commander to be the nation's top military officer.Clinton called Shalikashvili "General Shali" throughout...
Norway Defends Whaling Activity
Norway will not give in to international pressure to stop whaling, and a U.S. ban on Norwegian imports would be insulting and incomprehensible, foreign minister Johan Joergen Holst said Wednesday.Norway plans to catch 296 minke whales this year in defiance...
Obituaries
Henry P. Rauch Henry P. Rauch, 71, of St. Charles, died Tuesday (Aug. 10, 1993) at St. Joseph Carmelite Home in St. Charles.</P><P>Mr. Rauch was president and chief executive officer of Rauch Lumber Co. from 1972 until 1987. He started...
On the Cutting Edge: Here's What's Hot in Hairstyles for Teens
HAIR IS definitely the major grooming issue for pre- and young teens. Peer groups set the standards and there is strong pressure to conform.</P><P>Ask any girl how she feels about her hair and you may be in for a volley of complaints.</P><P>What's...
On the Road to Spirituality Area Teens Reach Denver for Papal Visit - and Self-Discovery
They came Wednesday morning with Walkmans in their ears and fashion magazines under their arms, 19 tired but eager teen-age pilgrims to the Colorado promised land.Drawn by a chance to see Pope John Paul II - not to mention the prospects of adventure...
On the Road to Spirituality St. Ambrose Teens Board Bus to Papal Visit - and Self-Discovery
They came Wednesday morning with Walkmans in their ears and fashion magazines under their arms, 19 tired but eager teen-age pilgrims to the Colorado promised land.Drawn by a chance to see Pope John Paul II - not to mention the prospects of adventure...
Overload of Iron Can Affect Joints
Dear Dr. Donohue: You have written on iron overload and the effect on body organs. What about body joints such as knees?Does it have a deleterious effect on joints as well? If the iron excess happens in the pancreas will it cause blood sugar rise? The...
Pacific Northwest Gets '98 Pga; Ryder Cup to Be Set Monday
The PGA Championship will head to the Pacific Northwest for the first time in 54 years in 1998, when it stops at Sahalee Country Club in Redmond, Wash., 25 miles east of Seattle.In 1944, when the championship was match play, Bob Hamilton defeated Byron...
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