The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 24, 1998 · Page 9
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 9

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, May 24, 1998
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THE SALINA JOURNAL NATION SUNDAY. MAY 24, 1998 A9 T PRESIDENTIAL SCANDAL Secret Service ruling pits privacy against protection Some don't buy argument that lack of immunity will hamper security By SANDRA SOBIERAJ The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The specter of Secret Service agents tattling in court conjures for President Clinton and his protectors grim images of a .chief of. state so suspicious of his guards he eludes their protection, and in the process gives assassins their shot. Some say that view is overdramat- ic, even nonsense". • "Lyndon Johnson used to push agents away, even knocked one off a motorcycle once, but we still kept him alive," said Tony Sherman, a 21- year veteran of the plainclothes force that shadows presidents, their families, former presidents and presidential candidates. Whichever view proves closer to truth, this much is clear: Chief U.S. District Judge Norma Holloway Johnson shattered the Secret Service's traditional code of silence last week when she ordered agents and officers to tell the Whitewater grand jury what they know about Clinton's relationship with a former intern, Monica Lewinsky, and an alleged scheme to lie about it. What's at stake, the Justice Department had argued in vain, is nothing less than "the assassination of presidents of the United States." Justice and Treasury Department officials representing the Secret Service had claimed a "protective privilege" that is not enshrined in law the way spouses, priests, lawyers and physicians have a legal right to resist betraying confidences. An appeal is all but certain. "We continue to believe that any action that could distance the Secret Service from the president increases danger to his life and that of future presidents," Secret Service spokesman Arnette Heintz said. But would any president put himself so far out of an agent's sight or earshot that he endangers his life? By law, the president must be protected. "But he can tell us, if he wants to, 'Hey, guys, go wait out on West Executive Drive,' " said Heintz. Not if he had a clean conscience and nothing to hide, the judge countered. "When people act within the law, they do not ordinarily push away those they trust or rely upon for fear that their actions will be reported to a grand jury," she wrote in the 10- page opinion released Friday. , Clinton disagreed. He predicted the judge's decision would have ;a "chilling effect" on the way presidents hold conversations and go: about business. , And it will, he said, "present a whole new array of problems ... for the Secret Service managing their responsibility." T LYME DISEASE Can shots effectively beat ticks? FDA to judge if vaccine is safe to protect public from Lyme disease By The Associated Press ; WASHINGTON — With parts of the country facing a bumper crop of disease-bearing ticks this summer and even more predicted next year, the government this week considers the first vaccine to protect against Lyme disease. • It's not a panacea: the vaccine won't prevent all Lyme disease, requires over a year to build up immunity, and nobody yet knows how often people will need booster §hots. j, But in regions where fear of Lyme disease is so great that many people head for a doctor as soon as ttiey spot a tick, public anticipation is high as the Food and Drug Administration prepares to debate Tuesday whether SmithKline Beecham's LYMErix vaccine is safe and effective enough to sell. ': "We're very excited about it," $aid Tom Forschner of the Lyme. Disease Foundation. * Lyme disease struck about fe.OOO people in 1996, the latest da- fa available. Typically, it causes a telltale bull's-eye rash plus fatigue, chills, fevers and joint pain. Antibiotics can cure it — but if left untreated, Lyme disease can dam- agethe heart and nervous system. First recognized in Lyme, Conn., in 1975, Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium carried by pin-sized ticks thatlive in wooded and grassy areas around the country but especially in Northeast and North-central states. ; SmithKline's LYMErix, and a similar vaccine being developed by Pasteur Merieux Connaught, promise the first immune protection. The shots create antibodies that recognize an outer protein of the Lyme bacterium in a tick's saliva, called Osp-A, and neutralize it. ; Unlike typical vaccines that tyork once an infection is inside the body, the Lyme vaccine essentially blocks the bacteria's trans- fission at skin level, explained Phillip Baker, a Lyme expert at the National Institutes of Health. \ J FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME j,aws target pregnancy knd alcohol New South Dakota laws aimed at cutting cases of babies born disabled By The Associated Press i-SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota on July 1 becomes the first state to allow judges to order preg- fiant women who drink into-alco- Uolism treatment. • ; Legislators passed three laws in Inarch to try to cut the number of cases of fetal alcohol syndrome, a lifelong condition that leaves its victims mentally and physically disabled. £ Fetal alcohol syndrome afflicts one child out of every 500 in the United States. But in some parts of South Dakota, it affects as many as 20 in 500 children, Gov. Bill Janklow said in a speech to the Legislature in January. « The statutes passed in March made South Dakota the first state & enact laws specifically designed to force pregnant women with alcohol or drug problems into treatment, according to the National Conference of State Legisla- tives. * One allows relatives or friends to commit pregnant women to emergency detox centers for up to two days. Another permits judges to confine them to treatment centers for as long as nine months. The third makes drinking while pregnant a form of child abuse. 7 AMAZING HOURS! ***** BIGGEST HOLIDAY SALE OF THE YEAR! QMM-YEAR SALE PRICES! ***** SPECIAL HOURS: 10 API UNTIL 5 PN! IT'S THEIR OFFICIAL MEMORIAL DAY TOMORROW! 10 AM TO 5 PM! South side of the Courthouse Square Downtown Clay Center! SAVE?S25%.K70%! If they used every page in this publication they still might not be able to show their entire sale selection! IT'S A ONCE-A-YEAR, MAJOR SAVINGS, HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR! -in* »'Bom wc * . r^^srr ^^^Sir' as I STORE OPEN all day tomorrow from 10 to 5, 7 fantastic hours.. .so that everyone will have an opportunity to shop these sensational Memorial Day price reductions plainly tagged on every item! SPECIAL CREDIT OFFER!! I • NO PAYMENTS FOR i mi YEAR • NO INTEREST FOR i mi YEAR • NO DOWN PAYMENT • Bank Cards WITH APPROVED CREDIT WELCOME! MANY ITEMS AT THEIR LOWEST PRICE THIS YEAR! EVERY LIVING ROOM! EVERY BEDROOM! " ers \vaflabte-. WING BACK CHAIRS Queen Anne style with cherry legs. Navy, $Q/1 rj burgundy or tan. fiTX. t LACROSSE SOFA Textured stripe cover In earth tones. $/f QQ •List $1,299. TtVV SOFA AND LOVE8EAT Beautiful southwest styling and cover. $ A fj •/ List $2,599. V f • RECLINING SECTIONAL Lane curves corner sectional with reclining $' ends. List $2,480. ;cuvucu 1,088 PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE! 4 pc. BEDROOM SET Light pine finish in a casual colonial style set. $ •/ O O List $1,499 I OO 4 pc. OAK BEDROOM Medium oak finish on triple dresser, landscape mirror, chest and $QfiQ headboard. List $2,149. OOO BUNK BED Solid pine 2x6 construction with built in ladder and $-fl MM guard rails. List $299. it* PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE! EXTRA Salespeople, EXTRA Credit Personnel, EXTRA Office Staff & EXTRA Delivery People will be here to a EVERY DINING ROOM! 54" CHERRY CHINA Fully enclosed lighted hutch with matching buffet. $ "7 O O List $1,760. I OO 64" SOLID OAK TABLE Huge round table easily seats 6 to 8 people. $ K •/ "7 List $999 tf I I COLONIAL HEIRLOOM 5Q% OFF SOLID OAK DINING Choice of any pieces. EVERY RECLINER! EVERY TABLE SET! CONTEMPORARY SOLID OAK DINING ROOM Sunset Bay by Keller. UD1! PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE) EVERY ACCESSORY! EVERYTHING IS ON SALE! • Living Rooms! • Sofas! • Chairs! • Loveseats! « Sectionals! • Motion Furniture! • Sleep Sofas! • Tables! • Rockers! • Recliners! • Bedrooms! • Chests! • Trundle Beds! • Bunk Beds! • Daybeds! • Mattress Sets! k • Headboards! « Wall Units! • Youth Bedrooms! • Nightstands! •Mirrors! • Dressers! • Dining Rooms! • Dinettes! • Lamps! • Chinas! • Buffets! • Desks! • Bookcases! • Pictures! • Accessories! • Plus much, much more! BUY ONE GET ONE FREE! Hide-archaise rocker recllner in velvet cover! $/fl QQ •Special orders avail.! t V V BUY ONE GET ONE FREE! Full sized pad over chaise recliner. Great color selection. $ K QQ •Special orders avail.! tf V V BUY ONE GET ONE FREE! 44" tall pad over chaise style with storage arm. •Special orders avail.! PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE! THAT ENTIRE HOUSEFUL... of fine furniture you need can be yours! Buy 3, 4, 5, or more roorafuls and save hundreds and hundreds of dollars now! QUEEN ANNE TABLES Your choice oval cocktail, oval end or square end table. Oak or Cherry. $QQ List $199. VV OAK BOOKCASES! 32X30 NOW $79 32X48 NOW $119 32X60 NOW $139 32X72 NOW $159 LANE CEDAR CHEST Light pine finish. Famous Lane quality. List $600 PLUS MUCH, MUCH MOKE! ALL TABLE LAMPS & FLOOR LAMPS QFF! ALL PICTURES & ACCENT MIRRORS OFF! ALL ACCESSORIES & SILK FLOWERS OFF! PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE! EVl'KA Snlcs|HMi|ilc. EXTRA Crcilil ,TMiimd. EXTRA O|[lrc SlalTK EXTRA rlhrn I'rnplr will lir hcrr In assist you! EVERY MATTRESS SET! EVERY DINETTE SET! EVERY SOFA-SLEEPER! SPECIAL CREDIT OFFER!! I • NO PAYMENTS FOR 1FCII YEAR I • NO INTEREST FOR 1FIH1 YEAR • NO DOWN PAYMENT WITH APPROVED CREDIT • Bank Cards WELCOME! TWIN SIZE SET Quilted innerspring mattress with soUd matching fonn- $QQ nation. List $199. CF 5F THICK, PLUSH FIRM Queen size set mattress and matching foundation. $4/1/1 List $599. O 1 ** FULL SIZE SET Extra firm support for those who like it "rock solid." $«ft •»/ •«/ List $699. Oil "SPARE BEDROOM" Full size set. Quilted mattress and foundation. PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE! SPACE SAVER SET Drop leaf table with 4 folding chairs that store Inside $<B MM the table! List $479 fTXTX. 5 pc. TILE TOP SET Rect. table with butterfly leaf, 4 padded seat $/l fj rj chairs. List $1,175. * • • 5 pc. GLASS TOP DINETTE Sq. pedestal table with 4 parsons chairs. $ 6* fj "7 List $1,599 *J • f 3 pc. DROP LEAF SET 30x48 table with 2 all wood mates chairs. $< QQ Oak finish. List $327. JL«7tF PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE! APARTMENT SIZE SLEEPER Assorted covers on a small loveseat frame. Twin size $ Innerspring matt. FULL SIZE SLEEPER Two cushion sofa with a full size Innerspring $A C f» sleeper unit. Otf V QUEEN SIZE SLEEPER Traditional style in a tan, blue and burgundy floral panel $/ stripe. List $1,489 < QUEEN SIZE SLEEPER Transitional style In a great looking plaid cover. $ List $1,764. PLUS MUCH, MUCH MOREI 54" OAK COMPUTER DESK Doored CPU storage, power bar, file drawer, retractable keyboard tray and much 3st$999. 398 IIAKGAIIVS! It\1U.AI\S! l!\lt(. VI\S! Snini 1 art 1 i>nr-nl'-a-liiiiil. Some arc liinilril <|iianlil\. IACI^thing's Krducrd! THAI I YIIICI HOI SI III... olliiif ruriiiliur jmi need ran lit' yours! l!u\ :!. I. .">. in incur rnninl'nls and savr Imudi'i'tls and YES! THEIR ENTIRE $1,500,000 INVENTORY IS REDUCED! ODJ3& FUQMITUDE CITY JLargest Thomasville Gallery In Kansas^ Thousands of Accessories! MasterCard! Visa! Phone 632-5865 South side of the Courthouse Square Downtown Clay Center! * SPECIAL HOURS TO SAVE! TOMORROW. 10 TO 5! * PARTICIPATING NAME BRANDS Thomasville • Keller • Universal • LaCrosse Chromecraft • Riverside Lane • Pulaski • PLUS MANY, MANY MORE!

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