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Friday, September 13, 1991
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ifcV' H V! H 1 bl Vr ( Music. 101 r Gobbling Bengal v ' liuds oner eciecuc A pricier museum Union Terminal ups feesB-1 GE, Soviets deal Door to sales opensB-5 sounds, atmosphere to college crowd Coaches, players cite turnovers Reds swat Giants, 7-3 Miami beats Houston, 40-10 Section D f . 'The Commitments' spirited T i k .- uooaoye, rreddy Krueger Section C Where the action is: Corryville's University Village "Deco" in The Commitments nn UNQNNAT HER FiNAL35e nsects put the bite on Tristate la to avoid repellents do not here are some things The best way to avoid beinq stuna the bugs In the first place. Insect work against yellow jackets, but mat might: Q Watch where you're walking. Yellow jackets live underground, and Getting rid of bothersome insects can be done without an exterminator's help, "but it's dangerous if you do it wrong," said Steve Bartels, Butler County agricultural extension agent. For advice on getting rid of the pests, extension agents can be cnl led at Hamilton County 825-6000 Butler County 867-5925 Clermont County 732-7195 Warren County 677-6311 Boone County 586-6101 Campbell County 635-2116 Kenton County 356-3155. lawn can mean trouble. PJ Don't wear perfume outdoors and use scented shampoos sparingly. "J Yellow jackets are attracted to sweet odors. O Keep away from garbage cans, and keep picnic and play areas free of trash. fl If you are stung, ice or meat tenderizer will help the swelling: an fcJ antihistamine such as Benadryl will cut down on the itching. Source: Deaconess Hospital Asthma & Allergy Treatment Center gets 90 days Kremlin nearly bombed " f i J M Bernstein, an allergist at the hospital. A severe reaction which can include hives, shortness of breath and swelling in the face, mouth and around the sting generally requires medical attention. Most stings cause swelling, itching and pain and need only cold packs and antihistamines for relief, said Dee Laycock, nurse manager for Providence Hospital's emergency department. "Nine times out of ten, we just tell them to keep on doing what they're doing," she said. abuse 1 The Cincinnati EnquirerGlenn Hartong Municipal Court whole thing just like Pontius Pilate did, to take the easy way out. "I guess I'm thick-headed. I'm not going to do that, that's too easy. I'm not going to let Father (Please see PRIEST, Page A-4) Parishioners' trust shatteredA-4 ess Hospital's Asthma and Allergy Treatment Center. "We don't know what's wrong." For the insects, it's what's right: a warm winter and a warm, wet spring that made survival possible for more of them. Although bees, wasps and yellow jackets seem to be buzzing in aggressive swarms, they're not behaving any differently than they would in smaller numbers. Many sting victims reporting to Deaconess with severe reactions were stung while gardening or mowing the lawn, said Dr. David for sex genitals," Croswell said. Prosecutor James Butler said the police investigation of Cooley was complete. Before imposing the sentence, Mestemaker spoke of his own struggle: "As a judge, parent and as a Catholic, my first inclination is to give the maximum, to be done with him and wash my hands of this ..ip. BY ELIZABETH NEUS The Cincinnati Enquirer Insects are doing more than bugging people in Greater Cincinnati. They're stinging. At Bethesda Hospital's emergency rooms in Warren County and Montgomery, for example, the number of sting cases has almost doubled, from 232 in 1990 to 434 so far this year, said spokeswoman Lisa Zimmer. "This is the busiest year I've ever seen in clinical practice," said Leslie Korbee, director of Deacon- guilty to two charges of sexual imposition that involved a 10-year-old boy June 1, 1984, and a 13-year-old boy Dec. 23, 1983. He also pleaded guilty to furnishing beer or intoxicating liquor to a 16-year-old boy March 1, 1989. Scott Croswell, Cooley's lawyer, said his client never had sexual intercourse with the boys. "The reality is he touched their ready for ' t - f . i .... . '"'r General tells doomsday plot THE WASHINGTON POST MOSCOW The new Soviet defense minister said in an interview published Thursday that he-had been prepared to bomb the Kremlin, with himself in it, if leaders of last month's coup ordered an attack on Russian President Boris Yeltsin, Gen. Yevgeny Shaposhnikov also said that the head of a key para-troop unit was ready to shoot himself rather than carry out orders to storm Yeltsin's Russian parliament building. In an interview with the newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta, former air force chief Shaposhnikov recounted the fear and response of the Soviet general staff to then-Defense Minister Dmitri Yazov's order to declare a state of emergency and bring troops into Moscow. Many of the generals opposed the coup, Shaposhnikov said, but none dared air their opposition. Late Aug. 20, when an attack on Yeltsin was expected, Shaposhnikov called Gen. Pavel Grachev, head of a paratroop unit. "They can go to hell, I won't give the orders," Grachev told Shaposhnikov. . "So what will you do?" "I'll shoot myself." At that point, Shaposhnikov said, he hatched the plan to go to the Kremlin if an attack was ordered and, if he had not returned or telephoned within 10 minutes, have his bombers attack. "The bombers will fly, and nothing will be left of us," he said. But the coup unraveled before Yeltsin could be attacked. The Rev. George Cooley leans over to kiss his mother after his sentencing Thursday in Hamilton County Priest Victims recount suffering BY CHRIS GRAVES The Cincinnati Enquirer The Rev. George Cooley was sent to jail Thursday for sexually abusing boys, but the Catholic priest's day of reckoning seemed to leave no one familiar with his case at peace. In court, Cooley's shattered boyhood was painted for public display. His lawyer said Cooley had no close parental contact, suffered strictness to the point of abuse and was sexually molested. Two now-grown men stood in the crowded Hamilton County Municipal courtroom and struggled to keep their composure as they recounted the horror of being molested by their priest when they were children at a summer camp. Cooley's sisters and niece choked back tears as they admitted he needed to be punished but told of the unselfish life he has led. Judge Albert Mestemaker a Roman Catholic spoke of his personal anguish in determining Cooley's sentence. "The thought of mistrusting a . priest is foreign to my makeup," the judge said. "That, in my opinion, is what makes this a more heinous crime than any other sex-abuse case involving children that I've had as a judge." Mestemaker then sentenced the 43-year-old Cooley, 43, to serve three months in the Hamilton County Justice Center, placed him on five years of highly supervised probation and fined him $4,000 for the sexual molestation of four boys in late 1983 and 1984, while Cool- Is Four sections 151st year, No. 157 Copyright, 1991 The Cincinnati Enquirer NationWorld Nation A-6-7 World A-7-8 Healthscience A-9, 12 n Sports Digest D-3 Baseball D-4-5 Classified D-7-15 Q Business NYSE B-7 NASDAQ, Amex B-8 Mutual funds................ B-9 Q Tempo Weekend calendar C-9 Television C-10 Comics C-15 P Metro In brief B-2 Lotteries B-2 Obituaries B-4 Weather: Sunny; high 93. Muggy tonight; low 72. Sunny on Saturday; high 90. Full report, Page A-2. of BY LEW The For phrases, in visitors' "Don't plenty heads visitors food. Instead, way." The held in delegation Cincinnati behind The ever ey was associate pastor at Mount Washington's Guardian Angels Church. Cooley also was sentenced for furnishing alcohol to a minor in 1989. Cooley pleaded guilty in May to charges of child endangering, stemming from the sexual abuse of a 13-year-old boy in 1983 and an 11-year-old boy in 1984. On Thursday, Cooley pleaded Cincinnati Soviets? Da! , ft ., ( sfcir'K . ' Kharkovites get taste American life, culture MOORES Cincinnati Enquirer two weeks, the staff of the Omni Nether-land Plaza Hotel has been learning basic Russian welcoming Cyrillic letters have been left rooms and families housing delegates from Kharkov have been briefed: serve them Russian food they have of that at home," says Joseph Denny, who the University of Cincinnati's Russian Studies Program and has written handbooks for Soviet and Cincinnati host families. "Instead, try to teach them to appreciate our Don't try to Russify your dress or behavior. teach them how to do things the American 220-member Soviet delegation to the U.S.-U.S.S.R. Sister Cities Conference the first this country and the largest ever Soviet to the United States arrived in on Thursday night, some four hours Diversity to grow in U.S. schools THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK A first-ever forecast of the ethnic makeup of public schools predicts that a third of U.S. students will be from minority groups by 1995. The Road to College: Educational Progress by Race and Ethnicity, released Thursday by the College Board and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, predicted: Non-white and Hispanic student population will increase from 10.4 million in 1985-86 to 13.7 million in 1994-95. Such pupils will constitute 34 of public elementary and secondary school enrollment by 1994-95, up from 29 in 1985-86. White enrollment will climb 5, from 25.8 million to 27 million, and their share of the student population will drop from 71 in 1985-86 to 66 in 1994-95. By 1994, non-whites and Hispanics will make up a majority of high school graduates in California and Mississippi. That's already the case in Hawaii, New -Mexico and the District of Columbia. Minority enrollment in Cincinnati Public Schools is 63. While the report contained few surprises, its sponsors said it underscored the urgency for more effective minority dropout prevention programs and generous financial aid programs. Ms I.-'-' 'Hi , '-if W I Schedule. The Cincinnati EnquirerKevin J. Miyazak! Aeroflot flight, believed to be the first to HeIen Mess greets Evgeni Kurshnarev, mayor of Kharkov, one of Cincinnati's land at CincinnatiNorthern Kentucky In- sister cities, at CincinnatiNorthern Kentucky International Airport late (Please see SOVIETS, Page A-4) Thursday.

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