St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from February 14, 1994

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2nd Vote Set on Riverboat Casinos Decision for April 5 Ballot Issue Prompted by Recent Court, Legislative Moves
For a second time, voters in Jefferson County will be asked to approve riverboat gambling.The County Commission last week decided to put the proposal on the ballot April 5, even though voters said yes to floating casinos in November 1992.The county...
3 Killed Did Not Resist Public's Aid Sought in Holdup, Slayings in Columbia, Mo
Police appealed to the public for help Sunday to solve the murders of three convenience store employees found shot to death after a robbery late Saturday night.The bodies of Mary Bratcher, 46, Fred Jones, 58, and a 57-year-old female store clerk were...
700 Layoffs, Spending Freeze Planned Rejection of Tax Proposals Prompts Review; Same Issues Offered Again April 5
Rockwood School District officials plan to lay off about 700 employees - including 400 teachers - and put an immediate freeze on spending throughout the district.The budget cuts are the result of voter rejection to a tax-levy proposal in last week's...
About-Face: This Is United Van Lines, Capt. Heaggans
Capt. Fred Heaggans' experiences at United Van Lines Inc. belies the old World War II aphorism that there are three ways of doing things: the right way; the wrong way; and the Army way."I have found more similarities than dissimilarities," said Heaggans,...
Afrocentric View Distorts History and Achievements by Blacks
Was Cleopatra black? A significant number of American children are being taught as much. Does it matter? Well, in one sense, it shouldn't, and that gets us, in honor of Black History Month, into the controversy over "Afrocentric" education.The Afrocentric...
A Garden Party? `Orchid, Dandelion' Growing Together
If the stereotypes hold, Nancy Kerrigan is the orchid and Tonya Harding is the dandelion. Kerrigan is the ballerina, Harding is the go-go dancer. Champagne and malt liquor, that sort of contrast.Despite their differences, however, both women are champion...
A Love Quiz Couples Can Fight Over
EVER TAKE one of those compatibility quizzes? You know, the ones that ask dangerous questions like "How compatible are you and your spouse?" and force you to make such telling choices as "I consider myself (a) a cat person, (b) a dog person, (c) a people...
Ambush Have Fun Toying with Chicago
Late in the third quarter of Sunday's game at The Arena, the Ambush began toying with the Chicago Power.Ahead by 16 points, the home team taunted the visitors with a game of keep-away - even though the Power had the numerical advantage with a sixth attacker.It...
Ambush's Barry Does a Little of Everything
Pat Barry is 18 . . . going on 36.Chronologically, he's a teen-ager. Professionally, he's two or three rungs up the career ladder.By day, Barry is a senior at CBC High. By night, he's assistant director of marketing/public relations for the Ambush of...
American Crowned King of the Hill Moe's Golden Run Is Skiing Shocker
Tommy Moe was a rowdy teen-age athlete headed for perpetual ski bumdom until his father made him spend a miserable summer at a construction site and taught him a lesson about wasted potential.That summer without skis began Moe's transformation into a...
A Perfect Fudge for Pumpkin Pie Fans
WE RECEIVED a pair of requests recently for pumpkin fudge, from Kitty Noland of St. Louis and from Mary Lee Mottert of Imperial.Noland had tasted the confection when a friend brought some home from Texas, and Mottert had received some as a gift from...
Around the Venues
KENNEDY SITTING A SOLID 4TH IN LUGE</P><P>Duncan Kennedy kept his word.</P><P>After finishing second to Austria's Markus Prock on the World Cup luge circuit, Kennedy vowed not to lose focus in the Olympics, as he did two years...
As Market Opens Up, Job Counselors Urge Tenacity, Optimism Keep Resume, Skills Honed; Control Interviews
Just when the job market seems to be loosening a bit, job seekers have never acted more discouraged, say Barbara and Bob Siegel, authors of a new book on finding a job.People "are realizing how much more difficult it is to get a job," said Bob Siegel....
Backers Score a Victory for Page Avenue Project
St. Charles County transportation advocates were celebrating a victory last week on the Page Avenue extension project.Under pressure from the county's legislative delegation, the state Highways and Transportation Commission told the state Highway Department...
Billikens Get Caught Snoozing Lackluster Effort Costly vs. Dayton
The St. Louis University basketball team enjoyed about a half-minute of featured air time Saturday during the CBS national college game of the day. Sports Illustrated is expected to have a story on the Billikens in an upcoming issue.After two of the...
Bill to Restrain Solicitations Is under Study
Des Peres aldermen are looking for a way to put restraints on door-to-door solicitations without running afoul of a federal judge.The Board of Aldermen is scheduled this week to take up a proposed anti-solicitation bill.City Attorney Kevin O'Keefe is...
Black Rhino Gaining Absence of Butchery in Christmas Season Gives Hope of Survival
For the first time in many years there is "a glimmer of hope" that the black rhino's deline into extinction may be "finally halted."So says the latest bulletin of the Zambezi Society, one of Zimbabwe's wildlife lobby groups. Officials from the Department...
Black Rhino Holding on in Zimbabwe Absence of Butchery Gives Hope of Survival
For the first time in many years there is "a glimmer of hope" that the black rhino's decline into extinction may be "finally halted."So says the latest bulletin of the Zambezi Society, one of Zimbabwe's wildlife lobby groups. Officials from the Department...
Board Weighing Options in Wake of Tax-Hike Loss
Officials of the Webster Groves School District plan to regroup after voters dealt them a setback last week.They rejected a tax increase of 43 cents for each $100 of assessed valuation, as well as a $6.3 million bond issue that would have required a...
Briefs
BUYOUT WARS QVC Stands Pat In Bidding For Paramount</P><P>QVC Network said Sunday it would make no changes in its buyout offer for Paramount Communications and would make no attempt to top a Viacom offer that analysts say has a higher...
Bubbling Market Is the Real Reason for a Rate Hike
When stock prices collapsed on Feb. 4, Wall Street sent out this message: Don't worry, small investors will see it as an opportunity to buy more shares.Last Monday, the first trading day after the 96-point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average, the...
Bulletin Board
GETTING IT RIGHT</P><P>The correct fax number for Zamudio * James & Matthews, professional debt and arbitration service, is 314-426-4870. OPENINGS</P><P>Steve Rahn has opened Design Tech Audio-Video Inc., a new custom...
Candidates Seeking Mayoral Seats, Spots as Trustees, Aldermen, Council Members
Six candidates are running for mayor on April 5 in Overland, the most crowded field in north St. Louis County. Three each are seeking the post in Maryland Heights, Pagedale and Pine Lawn.The following are candidates for offices in municipalities, school...
Candidates Vying for Mayor, Other Positions
Crestwood, St. George and Sunset Hills have the only contested mayor's races in south St. Louis County on April 5.Three candidates are seeking the post in St. George, and two each in Crestwood and Sunset Hills. Candidates are unopposed in Bella Villa,...
Charge! Companies Help Teens Understand Credit Cards, Cash
The financial facts of life make it onto blackboards in high schools throughout the metro area as teens learn dollars and sense.And major credit-card companies have joined the education act. They supply free educational materials, such as computer software,...
Chicken to Prepare with Speed or Style
THE OTHER NIGHT my wife and I arrived home from work late, tired and beaten. The kids were hungry, tussling with each other and demanding help with homework. It was a chicken-in-peanut-sauce night.Chicken in peanut sauce is one of our fallback meals....
Childress, Deacons Are No. 1 Nemeses for Duke -- Again
For the second time this season, Randolph Childress led Wake Forest to a victory over second-ranked Duke just as the Blue Devils were ready to take over as the top team in the country. He scored 22 of his 28 points in the second half Sunday, leading...
Chrysler Reverses Course, Gets Back on Profit Track
Chrysler is back from the abyss.</P><P>The smallest and weakest of the Big 3 automakers now makes money. Chrysler cars and trucks, once the choice of unsophisticated buyers, are stealing sales from Japanese automakers. Ford and General...
City's Progress: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
THE QUESTION for this morning is: Why can't our civic leaders do anything right?Like the Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, they seem to mess everything up.I remember when the Gateway Mall was going to make us the Paris of America. We were going to have...
Cleanup Block Units Answer Area Distress Calls
Residents of the 4000 block of North Taylor Avenue in St. Louis were frustrated several years ago. They wanted trees. They needed new sidewalks. They saw drugs creeping into the area, and their alderman wasn't responding.So the neighbors banded together...
Clinton Limited by Budget Pinch
The government is not destined to become svelte, but the budget the president submitted last week - the first real Democratic budget in 13 years - illustrates a paradox that gives cold comfort to conservatives: The largest achievement of modern liberalism,...
Clintons Declined Small Profit from Whitewater Firm
Whitewater Development Corp., the Arkansas real estate development that has entangled the White House in a federal investigation, began generating a tiny income months before President and Mrs. Bill Clinton sold their interest.The Clintons decided not...
Commerical Real Estate Notes
Nooney Krombach represented parties in these leases:15,209 square feet of industrial space at 1818 Walton Road to McCann-Erickson Event Marketing Inc. from Missouri State Retirement Systems. Gundaker Commercial represented the lessee.15,000 square feet...
Contraband Gas Explodes in Haiti Blast Not Expected to Worsen Fuel Shortage in Embargoed Nation
A spectacular explosion that destroyed Haiti's main center for contraband gasoline sales probably will not seriously worsen the country's fuel shortage from a U.N. embargo, diplomats said Sunday.They said smuggling of fuel from the neighboring Dominican...
Crayfish Cakes Win in Soulard Cook-Off
THESE SPICY CRAYFISH CAKES topped with creamy crayfish sauce were one of the winners in the Soulard Mardi Gras Cajun Creole Cook-Off on Feb. 5.Tom and Mary Beth Sullivan of Belleville won the $200 second prize in the amateur category of the contest with...
Creathjacobsen Scores in Annual Addy Competition
CreathJacobsen Advertising took home the "Best of Show Overall" and a "Best of Show-Print" from last week's ADDY Awards program for its Volvo advertising campaign on behalf of Alton European Imports.The Advertising Club of Greater St. Louis awarded CreathJacobsen...
Danforth Blasts Gatt, Foresees `Subsidy War'
The picture painted by Sen. John C. Danforth, R-Mo., is grim:A world trading system embroiled in a money war, as countries throw dollars, yen, pounds and marks into subsidizing private industries, to give them a competitive edge in the global market.The...
Daughter Has Severe Changes of Mood
Dear Open Mind: I have a daughter in her early 30s who is a constant source of worry to me. She has terrible mood swings. For a few days she can be a very sweet and delightful person to be around and then, from nowhere, comes this outrageous, uncontrolled...
Developer Breckenridge Wins Big Round in Florida
Developer Donald E. Breckenridge is celebrating a big victory in his 2 1/2-year feud with a major Florida developer. An appeals court in Florida has given Breckenridge control of two golf courses in Naples that a lower court had ordered him to vacate.Breckenridge's...
Doctor's Passion Is Cheesecake
SELDOM HAS one been so in love as Debbie Turull. In love with cheesecake, that is.That's Dr. Turull, by the way - although the labor and delivery nurses on the staff at Deaconess Hospital, where Turull is a resident physician in obstetrics and gynecology,...
Don't Fight with Japan
The United States and Japan have failed to agree to specific steps to implement the so-called "framework" agreement of last July, which committed the two nations to find a way to reduce the huge U.S. trade deficit with Japan. Such a failure is neither...
Doubts about DNA
The limitations of DNA fingerprinting in the courtroom are highlighted in the case of Stuart Heaton, who was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old girl in Ramsey, Ill. Without DNA evidence that the prosecution...
Dream Lovers: Ideal Often Isn't Romantic Fantasies Often Don't Live Up to Billing
IT HAPPENS all the time: Boy meets girl. Girl meets boy. And both swear to Aphrodite that they've finally found the "right" person, a fantasy come true.</P><P>But then reality encroaches.</P><P>Mr. Right, who adores the music...
Employers Paying Price for Killings in the Workplace Companies Are Being Held Accountable
After a sales worker was murdered two years ago in a Manhattan clothing store, the culprit who repeatedly stabbed her with a screwdriver and then shot her in the mouth was tracked down.He was convicted and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for...
Expect Casualties, Death, Zulu Leader Tells Followers
Zulu leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi told followers Sunday to prepare themselves for "casualties and even death" after his party's decision to boycott the nation's first all-race election.The Inkatha Freedom Party's decision to sit out the April voting will...
Fated Attractions How Our Minds (and Our Glands) Make Us Fall in Love
"I am the family face; Flesh perishes, I live on, Projecting trait and trace Through time to times anon. . ." - Thomas Hardy, "Heredity"</P><P>WHY DOES falling in love have an aura of inevitability? A chance meeting, and yet when...
Fatherly Advice about Children Free Seminar Offers `Pat' Answers on Being a Better Dad
Rick Ruhmann earned the distinction of being the only father when they took attendance in a preschool class in the Ferguson-Florissant district.Ruhmann's schedule as a firefighter offered the flexibility to take his 3-year-old daughter, Emma, to the...
Flyers' Ace Guns Down Bills Dayton, Down by 20, Nips Slu in Ot
The collapse of St. Louis University's basketball team Sunday night was startling.Almost as startling as the shooting of Dayton freshman Shawn Haughn.The Billikens opened a 20-point lead in the first half at Dayton Arena, then watched it slowly fly away...
Flyers' Ace Guns Down Bills Lu, Up by 20, Falls to Dayton in Ot
The sinking of St. Louis University's basketball team looked startling Sunday night.Almost as startling as the shots Dayton freshman Shawn Haughn floated, the focus of his team's emotional tidal wave.The Billikens opened a 20-point lead in the first...
Free Seminar to Address Teen Violence and Dating
What's happening after the high school basketball game or Valentine's dance? Some boys are slapping their girlfriends around.One in five high school students experiences violence - physical, emotional or sexual - in a dating relationship, says the Women's...
Gambling-Link Limits Spark Debate
St. Louis County Council members are giving a lukewarm reception to Councilwoman Geri Rothman-Serot's push to toughen laws limiting financial links between county officials and riverboat gambling interests.Council Chairman Deborah Kersting, D-South County,...
Gettemeier Quits Ambush
Ambush general manager Ed Gettemeier resigned Sunday, saying he wanted to pursue "a new opportunity."Gettemeier said his resignation will be effective March 1."This is a career move for me," he said, although declining to specify what the opportunity...
Getting More Mileage out of Less Meat
IT USED TO BE that we would buy a couple of one-pound packages of ground beef and freeze one or both for later use. Now we split the packages in half before we wrap and freeze them. We've learned how to stretch that half-pound of ground round to serve...
Grant Gives Police a Boost
With nearly a third more officers, East St. Louis Police Chief Isadore Chambers hopes to reverse his city's reputation for high crime rates and slow police response times.East St. Louis will get 18 new police officers in April with the help of a $977,270...
Great Black Americans Readers Commend People from Arts Sports, Military
IN HONOR of Black History Month, readers were asked to identify outstanding Black Americans from the last 150 years and indicate why they should be so honored. Their selections are given below: *****As the first black in major...
Handwritten List Bequeathing Inheritance Items Is Legal
Q. I recently read an article that stated that handwritten wills are not recognized in Missouri. This concerned me. Even though my will was typed and then I signed it, I have a handwritten list of family members and certain pieces of my jewelry that...
Health Plan May Have Side Effects Proposal Could Cause Restructuring of Work Force, Analysts Say
Congressional analysts warn that President Bill Clinton's health-care plan could contribute to a fundamental restructuring of the U.S. work force.According to a report by the Congressional Budget Office, the plan could widen the existing divide between...
How to Decide on a Tax Preparer
Q. My tax situation is a lot more complicated this year. How do I decide whether to go one-on-one with the feds and fill out my own tax forms or hire someone to handle the chore?A. It all depends on your particular situation. Does your income come mainly...
Hull's Do-It-All Attitude Draws Berry's Criticism
Blues coach Bob Berry wasn't at all pleased with his captain, Brett Hull, after Saturday night's overtime loss to Detroit.Hull was on the ice for the overtime goal, finishing an extended shift that raised Berry's ire."I think we've lost four overtime...
If You're Buried in Debt, Here's How to Dig Your Way Out
Even people who should know better have seen their credit card balances creep up over the last year.Some balances belong to victims of unemployment or recession who charged necessities during tight times. Others are the product of overzealous Christmas...
Jail Back to Normal, Police Say Superintendent Blames `a Few Rabble-Rousers' for Weekend Disturbance
The Muslim religious period of Ramadan is supposed to be a time for charitable acts and prayer, but it provoked anger and destruction Saturday night at the St. Louis City Workhouse."A few rabble-rousers started this because they were upset that their...
Jansen's Quest: Medal Favorite Tries to Dash Demons of Past
To watch speed skater Dan Jansen win at 500 meters is to watch a leopard chase down a hare. He's a steel spring, huge and inexorable, with no hint of effort as he guns for home, thighs churning, arms swinging."D.J. makes it look easy," said teammate...
Jim Beilsmith: Veteran Paramedic in Driver's Seat
Twenty years ago when paramedics were few and far between, firefighter Jim Beilsmith volunteered for the job. When St. Charles Fire Chief Ed Underwood incorporated an ambulance service into the city's fire department, Beilsmith became one of the first...
Keeping Posted
A Great Dog Story Is Worth A Portrait</P><P>Everyone loves a good dog story, but a really great one about a farm dog could win the owner the dog's portrait in watercolors.</P><P>Successful Farming magazine and the makers of...
Kennel Club Show on TV Two Nights
FEW of the love affairs commemorated on this year's Valentine's Day are as deep or enduring as the adoration between humans and dogs.Tonight and Tuesday night , man's best friend takes center stage at the 118th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, held...
Klan's Coming Recalls Invasions Real and Not
THE KLAN IS coming! The Klan is coming!Still in a movie frame of mind from last week's column, I suppose, I sort of linked the recent Klan news to the '60s film "The Russians are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!"I can't type the backward Rs from the...
Lasting Impression: Fill-In Job Led to Printing Career
The year was 1952, and William Dyson was just two days out of the Marines."I got into this business by accident," said Dyson, president of nine-year-old First Edition Graphics printing company in Brentwood."My father's friend worked for Von Hoffmann...
Lemieux's 2 Goals Help Penguins End Slide
Even when he's not at his best, Mario Lemieux is good enough for the Pittsburgh Penguins.Lemieux, in his second game since returning from back problems, scored two goals as the Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 Sunday and ended a losing streak...
Love Lore: Say You Care with Hippo Snouts, Armpit Oranges
Dim light, soft music, the fragrance of roses and the lascivious lure of - hyena eyes?Or try snaring your Valentine's Day sweetheart by sleeping (presumably alone) with an orange under your armpit.Americans are expected to spend $655 million on candy...
Love Means the Trust That Infatuation Lacks
Dear Readers: Today isn't just another Monday. It's a very special day for candy manufacturers, jewelers, florists, AT&T and, oh yes, lovers.In honor of Valentine's Day, I am printing a frequently requested essay that offers sane guidelines and raises...
Lowest Restaurant Scores
The following restaurants scored below 90 recently in inspections in St. Louis and St. Louis County. The grading scale is 85-100, A; 70-84, B; and under 70, C. The reports cite critical violations (noted below) that require immediate action and carry...
Mail Box Thefts, Scam Trail Lead South of the Border
Carolyn Ditzian doesn't send mail from her house anymore - she can't be sure who will cash her utility or tax payments. Her friend Ann Prochaska feels the same way.Both were victims of a scheme in which thousands of dollars worth of personal checks were...
Match Your Business Needs to Debt or Equity Financing
Q. I am getting ready to open a car wash and want advice on where to look for financing.A. There are two main types of financing for you to consider - debt or equity. The secret to financing a venture is to use a combination of debt and equity financing...
Mayor Nichols Files, Aims for 3rd Term `Loss in Momentum If Change,' She Says
Two-term St. Charles Mayor Grace M. Nichols says that she'll go for the hat trick. On Friday Nichols became the first to declare her candidacy for mayor in April 1995.Nichols, 56, says she does not have a campaign bank account and has not started fund-raising.Nichols...
Means Test for Social Security Is Unwise
In economic and social policy, as in medicine, the first step in curing an ill is correct diagnosis: What is causing the problem? If you don't get this straight, the actions you take may do more harm than good. This would be the case with former Sens....
Meat Bacteria a Health Nightmare Officials Fear Another Deadly Outbreak
For those in the rest of the country, the incident was just something that happened out West, a scary story about hamburgers.In January of last year, four children died and more than 600 people became ill from undercooked meat at Jack in the Box restaurants...
Metrolink Financing: Search Goes On
In the struggle to find financing for MetroLink, the latest strategy is to try not one tax increase, but two - one for mass transit and a second for highways.Rep. Don Koller, D-Summersville, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, revealed the...
Minislump Frustrating for Joseph
After the Blues' 5-4 overtime loss to Detroit on Saturday night at The Arena, goalie Curtis Joseph was asked whether it was a "good thing" for the Blues to have two days off before their next game.The theory was that the Blues would have a chance to...
Missouri Legislature Tackling Campaign-Reform Issue Lawmakers Get Together on Bill in Face of Citizen Petition
Sen. Mike Lybyer, D-Huggins, had a hard time generating much interest in campaign-finance reform during last year's legislative session. As chairman of a Senate subcommittee on the issue, he couldn't even get members to agree on a meeting time.This...
Monday Memo
Most baby boomer and pre-boomer guys can fondly remember childhood days of dealing in trading cards, or, as we called them, flip-cards.We traded them, flipped them until the corners were rounded, wrote in indelible ink on them, put them in our bicycle...
Morning Briefing Eye Openers
Hey, BOB FELLER! TONY LA RUSSA respectfully disagrees.Feller is among the baseball establishment types pooh-poohing MICHAEL JORDAN's chances of successfully switching to baseball. Couldn't hit a curve with an ironing board, Feller says.Well, La Russa...
Moseley-Braun Skittish on Farrakhan
FOR LONG MINUTES of national radio time, Sen. Carol Moseley-Braun, D-Ill., artfully danced around the questions about Louis Farrakhan.Robert Siegel, a broadcaster on National Public Radio, was trying to pin down Moseley-Braun on Farrakhan's refusal to...
Muslims Break the Ramadan Fast with Simple Meals
THE NEW CRESCENT moon on Feb. 10 marked the beginning of the Muslim observance of Ramadan.For a month, Muslims around the world abstain from food, drink, smoking and sex between dawn and sunset.An exercise of empathy and compassion, Ramadan helps people...
New Fogies Want to Dump TV Trash
In the 1920s, many Americans decided movies had become unduly vile and demanded something be done about it. Bills of censorship were drawn up in most states, and Congress finally bared its teeth. That spooked the industry into creating a "movie czar"...
New Products, New Market Niche Help Chrysler Turn the Corner
It's fun to sell Chryslers now.</P><P>Craig Newport, general sales manager of King Dodge in St. Louis, gives an emerald-green Neon an affectionate pat.</P><P>Just delivered, the subcompact sports a red tag bearing the word...
New Study Shows.That We Better Read Skeptically
Watch the front page of your newspaper. Sooner or later, you'll see a story that begins:BOSTON (AP) - A new study shows that American newspaper editors will print any story that begins with the words, A new study shows that."Alas, It may be true. As...
Obituaries
Bertha Edna SiebelBertha Edna Siebel, 83, of St. Charles, died Thursday (Feb. 10, 1994) at the Wentzville Park Care Center in Wentzville.Miss Siebel was a homemaker.No funeral service was scheduled. Burial will be at the Hillsboro City Cemetery in Hillsboro.Among...
Ohio Tried to Keep Huffy from Expanding Here
Ohio tried to entice bike maker Huffy Corp. into adding a second manufacturing plant in the state. But Ohio wasn't even among the final contenders for the plant, which will add 500 jobs.Missouri, which won over Kentucky, Arkansas and Illinois, offered...
On the Menu
FOOD NEWS of interest:</P><P>For working women: Cooking classes will be on stage and new food products will be on exhibit at the Working Women's Survival Show at the Cervantes Convention Center.</P><P>The Missouri Beef Industry...
Oquendo Has Healthy Outlook on Job
Defense has been a signature for successful Cardinals teams. But as Team Torre prepares to hatch spring training camp this week, defense lingers like a bad hangover.The batted ball was mysterious and adventurous for the Cardinals last year. Not only...
Orlando Is Emerging as a Winter Hot Spot for Many Investors
Forget the Mickey Mouse ears and the Dumbo sunglasses. The thousands of investors who flocked to Walt Disney World last week were shopping for classier souvenirs: sizzling tips and sage advice to rev up their investment portfolios.Orlando is emerging...
Pap Smears Give Many Clues
Dear Dr. Donohue: My last two Pap smear reports said, "Estrogen incompatible in woman this age." I am 64. My doctor did not recommend any treatment. But what does the comment mean? And what kind of treatment might be made? The primary goal of Pap smears...
Path to Better Human Rights Is through Better Trade
Now that the Cold War is over, America has lost its excuse for befriending repressive regimes simply because they are anti-Soviet. Accordingly, human rights have become a paramount concern in foreign policy.It is commonly thought that the best way to...
People
Ah, love! JERRY GARCIA, the 51-year-old lead guitarist and spiritual leader of the Grateful Dead, plans to wed a film maker today - Valentine's Day.The silver-haired rock legend will marry independent film maker DEBORAH KOONS in a secret location in...
People to People
People: Many thanks to the generous "People to People" readers who sent 220 knitted hats and over 100 other items - sweaters, gloves, etc. - for our children. God bless you all! - KATE NORTHCOTT, Christian Appalachian Project, Whitley City, Ky. ...
Pippen Top Banana in All-Star Victory
Scottie Pippen, in the shadow of Michael Jordan's spotlight for the first six years of his career, grabbed it for himself in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday.Pippen, making his fourth All-Star appearance but his first since his superstar teammate on the...
Plane Pulled from Lake Not So Plain
A bullet-riddled dive bomber flown by the Navy and Marine Corps during historic battles in the South Pacific has been pulled from Lake Michigan, where it crashed on a training mission 50 years ago.The plane crashed into Lake Michigan on June 11, 1943,...
Police Officials Discuss Youth, Violence
The answer to juvenile crime may lie in tougher laws and old-fashioned values like trust and respect, a panel of police officials said recently.About 125 parents and students gathered last week at the Pattonville High School Auditorium to hear local...
Pregnant Mannequin Joins Crash-Test Cast Auto Safety Tests Are Growing More Precise
The auto industry, working to sell more cars by selling safety, is about to send something new hurtling down the test track: a pregnant crash dummy.The addition of a woman seven months pregnant to the lineup of dummies represents a new era of precision...
Record-Tying 61 Boosts Thompson
Rocky Thompson had 10 birdies in a record-tying 61 Sunday to post the biggest comeback in Senior PGA Tour history, a 1-stroke victory over Raymond Floyd in the GTE Suncoast Classic.Thompson started the final round 7 strokes behind leader Mike Hill at...