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2A ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1994 ' ' PEOPLE sags- -ass i J s, ur , ..... .. . . . j ( . 4 J .iff! - 'LM 11)1 -I Compiled by Harry Levins Of the Post-Dispatch Staff We hear a backfire for REBA McENTIRE, who's offering free concert tickets in return for firearms. In Tulsa, Okla., gun shop owner Buck Dickinson is offering a 10 percent discount on firearms to anyone who turns in a McEntire tape or CD, or a ticket to her show there. Says Dickinson, "We don't have a gun problem. We have a criminal problem." This and that about him and her: LIZA MINNELLI has a new love DESI ARNAZ JR., whom she has known since they were kiddies. A few weeks ago they took Even at a charity awards dinner, we expect a Top 10 list from DAVID LETTERMAN. He pulled one out this week, listing the Top 10 reasons he likes working for CBS Chairman LARRY TISCH. Among them: "He promised to fix me up ' with ANGELA LANSBURY." "He would bash TED KOP-PEL on the knee with a metal pipe if I asked him." "He decided to pay my salary instead of bidding for NFL football." Today's kicker comes from ex- ; V ..'iV -t? LA Times Suspends Staffer Photographer Staged Picture Of Firefighter By Victor Volland Of the Post-Dispatch Staff The Los Angeles Times suspended a staff photographer for staging a photo of a firefighter dousing his head with water from a swimming pool as a ' home went up in flames behind him. The color photo ran on the front page of the Post-Dispatch on Oct. 28 : and was carried by many newspapers , and magazines. The Time? said Tuesday it had suspended the photographer, Mike ,Meadows, for a week without pay and canceled plans to enter the picture in this year's Pulitzer Prize competition, calling it a "fabrication." : ; The firefighter in the photo, Mike , Alves, told Times editors that Meadows had suggested he go to the pool and pour water over his head. ,; Meadows denied it: "I may have been guilty of saying this would make a nice shot, but to the best of my . recollection, I did not directly ask him to do that." .. News professionals in this region generally approved of the Times' decision. "It was right for the editors to take a stand and, maybe, to discipline this photographer," said Bill Kuykendall, a second more adult look and have been seen everywhere together. Gossips in London say all's not well in the five-year union of director KENNETH BRANAGH and actress EMMA THOMPSON. Her publicist denies all and says Branagh may direct a script by Thompson. Luce living? Actor STUART WHITMAN has wed Time magazine reporter MARTHA SMILGIS. They met through their accountant. Baseball's DARREN DAULTON has separated from his wife of four years, LYNNE AUSTIN-DAUL-TON, one-time Playboy centerfold and the original pinup for Hooter's. But she says, "It isn't over yet. We haven't filed or gotten attorneys." politician JERRY BROWN, on to be host of a radio talk show: "What do? They just talk. I don't know that difference." ON THIS DAY the United States broke off relations its unrestricted submarine warfare. TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS Michener 87 Berman 68 Mike MeadowsLos Angeles Times The Los Angeles Times says one of its photographers staged this photo, which ran Oct. 28 in the Post-Dispatch. The newspaper has suspended the photographer. Letterman: Top 10 change was published in Tuesday's editions of The Washington Post. Hoke said he learned about the videotape Monday and was "mortified." He said he called the producer, Lisa Dwyer, and apologized, then followed it up with a written apology. Dwyer said she didn't overhear why he's qualified does a politician there's a major On Feb. 3, 1917, with Germany over Novelist James Comedian Shelley director of the photojournalism program at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. "But they also have a responsibility to their staff to spell out the paper's values and standards, say in workshops or seminars, so they can get good, honest pictures." William F. Woo, editor of the Post-Dispatch, said: "The important thing Congressman Learns Lesson: Keep It To Yourself TODAY'S POST-DISPATCH Jlj ;., CLEVELAND (AP) Practically everybody had advice Wednesday on how Rep. Martin R. Hoke, R-Ohio, could make amends for his remark about the size of a television producer's breasts. Mostly it boiled down to: Zip your lip. "I did see . . . that he apologized and what not. I don't care. It's still uncalled for," said Mari- Hoke pat Blankenheim, a spokeswoman for Cleveland-based 9to5, the National Association of Working Women. A videotape showed Hoke turned halfway around to watch a female television producer set up equipment to tape lawmakers' reaction to the State of the Union speech last week. After eying the woman, Hoke turns to Rep. Eric D. Fingerhut, D-Ohio, and says: "She has the big breasts." Fingerhut says nothing. His smile freezes in place. He shakes his head. "We're probably live," Hoke says. Replies Fingerhut: "That comment has just been broadcast to the entire city of Cleveland." It wasn't, but Cleveland soon learned of it. An account of the ex Hoke's comment, but when she saw it on tape later, "I was disgusted." In an editorial Wednesday, The Plain Dealer said the freshman congressman "seems to be curiously oblivious to the line between private thought and public expression." nn Missouri Lottery 0 1994 Missouri Lotwy Commission Being a cashier, Deborah Williams of Overland is familiar with the sound of a ringing register. This time, it rang for her. Deborah recently won $100,000 playing Powerball from the Missouri Lottery! So listen up play the Missouri Lottery today. 'St PAWN SHOP KILLING captured by camera 1B SINGER DIES: Willie Mae Ford Smith, a pioneering gospel singer, dies in St. Louis 1B CHRISTINE BERTELS0N:a former homeless family loses progress in apartment fire 1B WINTER WILL LINGER; groundhog sees shadow .1B SUSPECT QUESTIONED in stabbing deaths of couple in their apartment 3B NEWS ANALYSIS BUSINESS GROUP backs health-care plan proposed by Tennessee Democrat 5B CHARLOTTE GRIMES: Unique approach to politics in health-care plan . . . . 5B COMMENTARY HEALTH-CARE PLAN proposed by president would merely shift costs to the private sector 7C LOTTERIES (Each will get $48) ILLINOIS Wednesday's Pick-3 game Midday drawing 037 or 067 Evening drawing 745 Wednesday's Pick-4 game Midday drawing 401 8 1 ' " . c- fcjv ' -few- is to play fair with the reader. If the photographer, to enhance either the composition or the action, has a hand , in setting up a picture, that fact must be made known to the reader." Some information for this story was provided by The Washington Post. MICHELOB MILLIONS: Anheuser Busch will sponsor the PGA Tour in a five-year, multimillion dollar deal with professional golfers 1C BONUS BABIES: To lure travelers, Trans World Airlines is offering bonus frequent flier miles 1C 'I SPY RETURNS" with Bill Cosby and Robert Culp in their "mature" years 1G JERRY BERGER: kshe-fm shells out $1,500 for an interview with John Wayne Bobbin 1G PETER REXFORD: Messed-up stamp could be a gold mine 3G PHOTOGRAPHY and architecture make a harmonious union 4G Evening drawing 1546 Winning numbers 01-03-13-22-30 Wednesday's Lotto game Winning numbers 05-10-22-43-50-54 Wednesday's Illinois Lotto jackpot was estimated at $4 million. READER SERVICES (News) Reader's Advocate . . . 340-8250 Photo Reprints 340-8328 Reference Dept 340-8271 SUBSCRIPTIONS, DELIVERY QUESTIONS To start home delivery, for missing papers or other delivery questions 340-8888 (Hours 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sat., and 7 a.m.-noon, Sun.) Mail subscription rate for daily and Sunday is $214 annually for Missouri, Illinois and Arkansas and $293 for other states or APO or FPO addresses. TO PLACE AN AD Classified 621-6666 Death Notices 340-8600 Classified by fax 340-8660 Retail 340-8500 Retail by fax 340-3140 WRITE THE POST-DISPATCH: 900 North Tucker Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63101-1099 Post-Dispatch is owned by the Pulitzer Publishing Co. and is published daily. (USPS: 476-580) Postmaster: Send address changes to above address. Second-class postage paid at St. Louis. i I I A SALE SO LARGE WE HAD TO RENT THE HUGE GATEWAY CENTER IN COLLINSVILLE! See t&em aC.. INSIDE PRESCRIPTION DRUG prices are about 60 percent higher in the U.S. than in Britain. 3A i DEFENSE NOMINEE says U.S. faces difficult situations in North Korea and Russia 3A RIVERB0AT GAMBLING: Conflicts of interest questioned for members of St. Louis Election Board 5A BILLIKENS UNLEASH long-range attack on Dayton, win 94-75 1D ILLINOIS DEFEATS Penn State 83-65 1D FOOTBALL SIGNINGS: The St. Louis area accounts for 15 major-college signings . . . 1D MICHAEL JORDAN is expecting an official invitation to spring training from the Chicago White Sox 1D POWERBALL GAME Wednesday's winning numbers 03-08-1 1-27-37 Powerball 07 Wednesday's Powerball jackpot was estimated at $6 million. MISSOURI Daily Pick-3 game Wednesday's winning number 109 Wednesday's SuperCash game Winning numbers 11-13-15-36-40 SuperCash winners: Players matching five numbers . . 0 ($100,000 jackpot) Second Prize winners: Four numbers matched 22 (Each will get $31 9) Third Prize winners: a Three numbers matched 936 : (Each will get $5) Wednesday's Lotto game Winning numbers 03-10-33-40-43-46 Lotto winners: Players matching six numbers ... 0 ($1.2 million jackpot) Second Prize winners: Five numbers matched 7 (Each will get $1,485) Third Prize winners: Four numbers matched 450 Midday Pick 3 Counts two Sets Of Numbers SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) - Because of human error during the drawing, Illinois lottery officials say two sets of numbers will be honored a;s the winning numbers for Wednesday's Pick 3 Midday drawing. The lottery will accept tickets with d-3-7 or 0-6-7, officials said. g CORRECTIONS l John Stern, chairman of the psychology department at Washington University, has announced that he will leave the post once a successor is chosen. A story Jan. 25 incorrectly stated that the department chairmanship was vacant. PifiSK II FRIDAY. FEB. 4 I II SAiSSay' FEB. 5 feW Jt 1 1 SUNDAY FEB. 6 3SL LI3 1 1 10 am-6 P-m. SIIe F"'"J''" 1 0 fe''T'rBfl" '"1 I""" ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH Founded by JOSEPH PULITZER, Dec. 12, 1878 HOW TO REACH THE POST-DISPATCH Main switchboard . . . (314) 340-8000 0 Toll free . . . 1-800-365-0820 (Post-Dispatch hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Fri, unless otherwise noted) OVER 100 PIANOS ON DISPLAY! The LARGEST Collection of Pianos, Organs, Grands, Consoles, Spinets and Player Pianos ever j seen in the Central Illinois Area!! MANY BRANDS REPRESENTED In time nLl I H for this sale: Vz" I Juit released fine QKKG''mml I concert & semi I Tconcert Grand Piano I from Artist Service wmm 1 X Including 9 ft. jp 1 Steinway & T I awPlanos' I NEWS DEPARTMENTS (Most news departments are available 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. City desk is in service every day 8 a.m.-midnight. News tip line available at all times.) 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