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Des Moines, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 28, 1982
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4M THE DES MOINES REGISTER B Tues Sept. 28, 1982 Boy's death may remain a mystery By KEN FUSON RMlkr Stall Writer Authorities in northwest Iowa know how Shawn Lee Jacobsen died, but they may never know why. The body of the REGISTER PHOTO BY CHUCK ANDERSON uit taxing ! 5 , ncu equipment, Pops sayi t - 9 S ! r - V SHAWN LEf JACOBSEN 14-year-old Milford boy was found Friday night in an unused and unplugged refrigerator that had been stored in a farm shed near Iowa Highway 9 in rural Spirit Lake. Investigators have "absolutely" ruled out foul play in the boy's death, vDickinson County Sheriff Wendell 'Kilts said Monday. Dr. Brad Randall, a Sioux Falls, S.D., pathologist, has 'listed asphyxiation as the cause of i death. V But many of Milford's 2,000 1 residents are puzzled by the explanation. If the death was an accident, ' how could an athletic youth known for 1 his ability to take care of himself get 1 locked inside a refrigerator eight J miles from his home? ": And if the death wasn't accidental. ;;why would the freshman at Milford j High School described by neighbor .Doug Mclntire as "the most evenly J tempered 14-year-old boy I ever met" take his own life? ' Gerald Shanahan. director of the " T - t : 1 T i.1 iition. said Monday the answers may lemaui ciuaivc. nc aim uuici auiuuii- ties declined to speculate whether accident or a suicide. Information pieced together by "ITilto1 rfonoimont onI f ha rWT "indicates that Shawn ran awav from ;home the morning of Sept. 20. Officials declined to speculate on what might have been troubling the youth. He apparently walked the eight or nine miles to the farm shed 4 Kr W cfv ' 1 c YPll i ill ill TA i. vt,i11I v M v ' Ul, V i J?- $ , , Doesn't cost a thing to look Book enthusiasts continue to be drawn to the Planned Parenthood Book Sale at the Iowa Iowa State Fairgrounds, an annual event whose volume is growing by leaps and bounds. Books, records, magazines and posters will be sold through Sunday. where his body was discovered Friday. DCI agents checked footprints leading to the shed from a nearby corn field Saturday and determined Shawn had gone to the shed alone. "He got into the refrigerator himself," Kilts said. "No question about that." Shanahan said Monday there were no marks on the refrigerator or bruises op the boy's body to indicate he had tried to get out of the refriger ator. The unit had a latch door that would make getting out impossible, he said. Some Milford residents speculated that Shawn had gone to the shed to hide, then climbed in the refrigerator to avoid being spotted by someone in the area, locking himself in accidentally. "That's the story I want to believe," said one resident. An estimated 400 to 500 people attended funeral services for the boy Monday morning in Milford. High school classes were adjourned for several hours so students could attend the services. Many of the residents and students in attendance had searched for the youth when he was reported missing a week ago Monday. Alien-smuggling ring HOUSTON, TEXAS (AP) - Six people believed to be part of a large alien-smuggling ring have been indicted by a federal grand jury. i ii u ml I I NON-SMOKERS NIGHT: Wednesday, September 22 Jaoques Bid "fepMT is alive and wdl and living in Paris TO CELEBRATE OUR 4th ANNIVERSARY IN DES MOINES! IE ARE OFFERING 1 978 PRICES $8.95 Weds., Thurs. $9.05 Fri. $10.95 Sat. All prices are plus sales tax. Gratuity not included. Same regular buffet. Free ice cream & cake with dinner. Prices good only Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9. Call 274-4686 AT $339, umrr to cm FISH onciAfns. Bite into all the delicious fried fillet of flounder or freshly breaded Tendersweet fried clams you can fathom, in an ocean of french fries, crispy cole slaw, tartare sauce, and roll and butter. Bring the whole fleet to Howard Johnson's. FISH FRY OR CLAfflFRY eveRY ujeDnesDAY AT1D FRIDAY. HOWARD jOllflSOft) Available at participating restaurants. Hnward J"hninO. MFXIf AN RESTAURANT Snecializine in Authentic ft? i t - - i 3711 Ingersoll Ave. Des Moines, Iowa 50312 NrVTJ ALL SEATS JUST $1.50 '3 1 TUESDAYS ONLY! J CMW: GARP(R) 7:15,9.45 FLEttR 4: LAST AMERICAN VRGH (R) 7:30,915 rUKFlOYO THE WALL (R) 7:15,9.15 AMTTYVILLE I (R) 7:30,9:30 NIGHT SHIFT (R) 7:30,9:45 FOtHM 4: MCHON (PG) 7:30,9 45 FRIDAY 13TH 3-D (R) 7:15,9:15 AMTTWIILE i (R) 7:30,9 30 ZAPPED (R) 7:30,9.30 PLAZA; BEST WHOREHOUSE (R) 7:15,9:30 I. HILLS: STAR TREK I (PC) 7:00,9:30 RIVIERA: OFFICER & GENTLEMAN (R) 7:15,9:45 SIERRA 2: m FLOYD THE WALL (R) 7.15, 9.15 ROCKY I (PG) 7:30,9:30 MGHT SHIFT (R) 7:30,9:45 SOUTH- S: E.T. (PG) M5,9:30 IIOEE MCHON (PG) 7:30,9:45 ZAPPED (R) 7:30,9:30 VALLEY 3: E.T. (PG) 7:15,9:30 SIX PACK (PG) 7:30.9:45 LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN (R) 7:30,9:15 tK pktur it o "No Poi Attraction" The previous owners weren' so lucky... this is their story! AMITYVILLEO: jyd THE PQSBtION AM PICTURES RELEASE IK.I TONIGHT: 7:30 & . T903 V 215-9212 4S4S FLEUH OH, JV2TI I0H.40I0 IM M 0J ir;. iiihibmmi nine I JTr. U MfT IJT' i VKfv mmm ttwmm I If jEasi ! iii i ii uue. HELD OVERf J J . j ,TitMl(J d I iTI Assault, burglary net 50-year term NEWTON, IA. (AP) - A Gilman man was sentenced Monday to 50 years in the Iowa Men's Reformatory at Anamosa for an assault a year ago on an elderly rural Grinnell woman. Leslie Howard Stanley, 35, had pleaded guilty last month to charges of second-degree sexual assault and first-degree burglary. Jasper County District Court Judge Thomas Bown sentenced Stanley to 25 years on each count, with the terms to run consecutively. Bown said the crime involved "the most heinous and despicable acts" that had ever been before him. Stanley originally was charged with terrorism and kidnapping in connection with the incident, which involved a 92-year-old woman in her home in eastern Jasper County on Sept 19, 1981. u No. she savs. a thousand times no!" But deRenzy wont toke "no" tor on onswer. AUX dINZr pntenti mm motion paclurs debut Of hiQh-hnh4on model STARTS TOMORROW NOW CLOSED FOR THE SEASON THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATRONAGE NOW! ENDS THURSDAY! OPEN 7 PM CARTOON 7:30 FEATURE AT 7:4S PM 1 11:00 1 "LAST AMMICAN V1IGIM" CO-HIT AT 9:30 PM "CHEERLEADER'S EACH PARTY" R rotie FilmJ f Award iVf' PMBHMRHRAX LIVE nAMHFR Mf)N-RAT IJ0AM UI V L UHllLyLn m VJI( O M iI4wTOB,orrowT R IN WHAT M W . POtTMtmtJ iMiimiimni RB RB ' PI M . 1 1 ffP' 1 MMt MI'-iOM- IHAVM PIUS 3nd IIP HIT A ItAUV GRCAt PIIM, ON Of IMI YEAR'S tHOi WEDNESDAY! LAWRENCR ! POP! J By TOM WTTOSKY . R mis Mr SMI Writer J PELLA, IA. A repeal of the state's 3 percent tax on new machinery and equipment purchases ougni to De a priority of the next Iowa Legislature, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor Lawrence Pope said Monday. "I would like to see us get rid of it. It simply amounts to double taxation of Iowa companies trying to expand," Pope told a group of executives at Vermeer Manufacturing Co. i But in a later interview, the Des Moines Republican hedged his commitment for repeal of the tax next session, saying other spending issues such as increased funds for education and maintenance of social programs might take a higher priority. "I'm not saying that repeal of the tax should be a top priority or even a high one, but it should be on the list," he said. Pope, who is majority leader of the Iowa House, made bis comments during a campaign swing through Pella, Knoxville and Newton. In advocating repeal of the tax, Pope said it is time for the state "to quit taxing investment instead of profit." Cost of repeal of the tax has been estimated at about S24 million. Pope conceded it probably will be difficult to absorb the loss of the tax money until the state's economy begins to improve. ! Democrats, including Pope's opponent, state Representative Robert Anderson of Newton, have opposed repeal of the tax, claiming it would be used by businesses to replace employees with computers and other machines. Pope maintained, however, that the tax would help create more jobs because it would hasten expansion of businesses. "Ii you repeal it, you will get greater activity and expansion and (that) will mean more money for the employer and the employee," he . said. On another business-labor issue, Pope said if Democrats win control of the Legislature and the governor's office, "you will see an attempt to repeal the right-to-work law The Democrats say it isn't an issue, but it sure will become one if they win." THEATER CL0CIT1 AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION: FKur - 7:30. 9:30; Forum - 7 30. 9:30. ANNIE: Eastgatc 7, 9:30. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: The Movies - 9:05. BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS: Plaza -7:15,9:30. DINER: Varsity - 7:45, 9:35. E.T.: SouthfWge 7:15. 9:30; Valley - 7:1 5, 9:30. FRIDAY THE 13TH PART III: Forum - 7:15. 9:15 INCHON: Forum 7:30. 9:45; SouthRidge - 7:30. 9:45. LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN: Fleur - 7:30, 9.15; Valley -7:30. 9:15. NIGHT SHIFT: Sierra - 7:30, 9:45; Fleur - 7:30,9 45. OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN: Riviera - 7:15.9:45. PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: The Movies - 7:30. PINK FLOYD THE WALL: Fleur - 7:15, 9:15; Sierra -7:15,9:15. ROCKY III: Sierra 7:30, 9:30. SIX PACK: Valley 7:30, 9:45. SMASH PALACE: Movies 7:30, 9:30. STAR TREK M: River Hills 7, 9:30. STAR WARS: Eastgate - 7: 1 5. 9:30. WORLD ACCORDING TO CARP: Capri - 7:15, 9:45. ZAPPED: Forum 7:30, 9:30; SouthRidge 7:30,9:30. TRIPLE X: Cinema III shows 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; 1536 Theater shows 10 a.m.j to midnight. DRIVE-IN THEATERS- S.E. 14TH ST: LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN 7:47. 11:02; CHEERLEADER'S BEACH PARTY 9:37. (Cartoon 7:30.) Widowed, divorced 4 workshop scheduled o A workshop for people who are widowed, divorced or separated will be held Oct. 15-17 at Hawthorn Hill, Ninth and Pleasant streets. Fee is $29. The workshop is sponsored by Family Life, and more information is available by calling 244-3761. 1VIT I GNTAMI Rxrifc Spirits ITS THE RIGHT NIGHT TO ENJOY.., SCALLOPS AU CRATIN Tender Bay Scallops dipped irr lemon butter, gently rolled in Parmesan Cheese. Broiled to perfection. With Rice Montana, salad and vegetable. $8.95 tfou know it'iTWicious- : ItiMontnnAi : FEAST YOUR EYES S BLOCKBUSTERS . ByTJMAKE THIS FAIL'S COMEDY i Lunch Served 11:30-1:30 ' J PIUS 0 Patact Linnni"AiuciAiA. XJyKtl 9 r it " iv w uo u aunt and the ticast"" 6 11 -37th (Just off Ingerioll) Ph. 274-2303 fc.jyfejiW .;(.. js l l II held OVEPptfpmtl flylX Jf r y?T TONIGHT: I

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