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Lansing State Journal from Lansing, Michigan • Page 3

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Oil pmmmmmmmmm Willi i mill nmiwi HJ JW til Exile wins 1 980 Nobel Prize with Polish language poetry Home from school, boy helps save house from fire Page B-V Shark attack? Fickle winds? Blame the sizzling sun Page B-9 Royals' pitcher all smiles while Yankee owner fumed Page A-4- -Page C-1 OCTOBER 10, 1980, LANSING. MICHIGAN A GANNETT NEWSPAPER PRICE-25 CENTS '4 23 Li Li Liw- w-i 3 mm gefi pimmini Tin noon expressed feelings of remorse for his behavior, sorry," they told the judge. By KEITH GAVE Staff Writer Three Lansing men who pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the assault of a 19-year-old East Lansing woman and her boyfriend last March were given stiff prison sentences Thursday by Ingham County Circuit Judge Michael Harrison. Ernesto Bustillos; 18, and David Bustillos, 20, both of 1143 N. Pennsylvania, and Edward E.

Gamboa, 21, of 1129 Highland, had all previously pleaded guilty to armed robbery charges. Other charges against them, including rape and possession of a firearm during a felony, were dropped in exchange for the pleas to a crime which carried a maximum life sentence. ACCORDING TO POLICE REPORTS, the woman and her boyfriend were stopped in the Abbott Road Park north of East Lansing at about 2:30 p.m. on March 7 by four men (a fourth suspect was not charged). They asked the couple for drugs, a match and a battery jump, police said.

When the couple refused, the men ordered them out of their car and threatened them with knives and a handgun, police said. The boyfriend was ordered to lie on the road after removing his shoes and socks and the woman was told that if she didn't cooperate, her boyfriend would be killed. Two warning shots were fired and the woman was then raped by two men, police said. Each of the three facing sentencing Thursday after firearm charge and aiding and abetting, was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison, with 212 days credit. His sentence was harsher, Harrison said, because of an extensive history of juvenile violations.

GAMBOA WAS SENTENCED TO eight to 20 years in prison, with credit of 207 days. All three could have been sentenced to life in prison. Harrison suggested to each of the men that they use their prison experience "to give your life some direction. "I hope that you will use every ounce of your energy to get everything positive available to you in those institutions," he said. The judge also recommended drug and alcohol counseling and vocational training for the men.

TM SORRY TOO," HARRISON told each one. "I take no great joy in having to send someone to prison. But that kind of behavior is inexcusable. This is a terrible offense. There is no reason to subject anyone to what you subjected those people." Ernesto Bustillos, who was originally charged with two counts of aiding and abetting first degree criminal sexual conduct and possession of a firearm in addition to the armed robbery charge, was sentenced to eight to 20 years in prison, with credit of 201 days.

David Bustillos, who with Gamboa was initially charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct, the jp- A I I 'Is" 'N ttfrrniininiiiWiri forum mi i -nn umMi'iii Wmiit6n 1 immm tmn trrnrnffiniii fcmrtfirfiiii TnmiriilMlhfnliMigi in i)i iTTf it lYrrt'ilifiifiMfcii viamr Wir it iiiii wii if Sto Photo by GINGER SHARP Fielden Hagy and his wife reflect on his luck BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi forces were reported running into stiff resistance in Iran's oil port of Khor-ramshahr and falling back along a broad front near Ahwaz as both sides poured reinforcements into the battle zone at the head of the Persian Gulf. Libya declared support for Iran in the war, becoming the first Arab nation to do so, and demanded Saudi Arabia return four U.S. planes used to spy on the fighting. The Libyans also were reported supplying Iran with large quantities of arms and ammunition. IRAQ ISSUED little information on its 19-day-old offensive aimed at Khor-ramshahr on the disputed Shatt al-Arab waterway and at the nearby Iranian refinery of Abadan, some 70 miles south of Ahwaz, capital of Iran's oil-rich Khuzistan Province, But reporters in the Iraqi-occupied sector of Khorramshar confirmed that the Iranians were throwing up stiff resistance beyond the Karun River.

Iranian artillery shells exploded around the Iraqi positions. An Iraqi commander said the Iranians continued to hold the key bridge with an emplacement of five or six tanks. He said the Iranians were able to lob shells on the port but could not advance on the ground. AN IRAQI military communique re-ported two Iranian helicopters shot down over the southern sector day and said 16 Iranians were killed. It said Iraqi ground forces destroyed power stations and set fuel depots afire in Ahwaz.

The Iranian news agency reported an Iraqi MiG jet raided the railroad station in Ahwaz and artillery shelled the station, killing 14 people. Iran said Iraqi warplanes also bombed two hospitals in Ahwaz, killing "a number of people," and shelled Abadan, demolishing part of the Red Crescent building. Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr, in a statement on Tehran Radio, urged the Iranian people not to be alarmed by the explosions in Ahwaz, saying "this is a daily occurrence, our own forces are causing similar explosions in Iraqi territory." HE SAID Iranian ground forces advanced six miles against the Iraqi invaders along a 24-mile front in the sector near Ahwaz and declared, "We are entering the final phase of the war." Baghdad Radio said Thursday that Iraqi forces were "destroying vital military and economic installations" at Dezful and that the city, 150 mile's north of Khorramshahr "is at the mercy of our ground fire." Iran accused Iraq of using giant ground-to-ground missiles for the first time in the war Wednesday night. It said the missiles hit Dezful and neighboring Andimeshk, killing 110 civilians and wounding 300 in Dezful and killing 60 to 70 people in Andimeshk. AN IRANIAN military communique said each missile weighed 4,400 pounds and had a range of about 40 miles about the distance from the Iraqi border to Dezful, a vital road and rail center that connects western Iran to Tehran, the capital.

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Iran's revolutionary leader and Shiite Moslem patriarch, called Iraqi President Saddam Hussein "the dirty agent of colonialism" and said he "will be driven out of his country and an Islamic government will replace him in Iraq." Since he ousted the shah 20 months ago, Khomeini has preached Islamic revolution and stressed the leading role of the Shiites as opposed to the Sunni Moslems who rule Iraq. 'sth lottery winner is dszzled Zoo goes ape over 'nursing' COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The female gorillas at the Columbus Zoo haven't been acting maternal enough, so Zoo Director Jack Hannah announced that he would show them films on breastfeeding in hopes they'd ape the technique. The next day, a score of mothers offered to breastfeed their children in front of the apes. "I got 15 to 20 telephone calls from women who said they would be willing to breastfeed their babies in front of the gorillas so we wouldn't have to resort to films. It was great," he said Thursday.

THE REASON for the unusual schooling is that Hannah thinks breastfeeding may have prevented a disease that killed one newborn gorilla this summer and landed another in the hospital. Because the zoo has always taken newborn apes away from their mothers, they don't know how to breastfeed their young, he said. But by the time the next gorilla's due, in spring or early summer, Hannah hopes the gorillas will be ready to nurse. Deborah Williams, 30, of suburban Worthington, was one of the women who called. "I'm very interested in the zoo," explained the former teacher and mother of four.

HER 12-YEAR-OLD and 10-year-old "think it's a really neat idea," she said. "The 17-year-old doesn't really care one way or another." And the 5-month-oId didn't have a vote. Her husband John doesn't particularly favor the idea. "I told him that the demonstration would be done in private, but he's still a little bii leery of it. But that's OK.

Til do what I want," she said. Mrs. Williams may be called by the zoo in the spring, just before the due date for another gorilla. The Columbus Zoo is the only facility in the world to have four generations of gorillas in captivity, Hannah said. And in 1956, it became the first zoo where a gorilla was born in captivity.

Six gorillas have been born successfully there. But this summer, two gorillas were born within five days of each other. One died, and the other is ill. "THE ONE died of an infection in the intestine that proved to be deadly," said Hannah. "Cora, the other one, got the same disease and has been in and out of Children's Hospital five or six times.

She's back in the hospital now but it looks like it might make it." Breastfeeding may have prevented the disease, said Hannah. They figure that the win is a nice birthday present for Hagy, who will turn 80 Sunday. "It's a nice Christmas present, too," Hagy says. ORIGINALLY FROM West Virginia, Hagy and his wife, Ruth, moved to Michigan about 20 years ago. With nine children and 21 grandchildren, Hagy figures the money will come in handy.

He decided to give each of his children $500. "I figured I had to so they shut up," says Hagy with a smile. "We tried to talk him into $1,000," says Mary Ann. "We're still working on it." Concluded 6n page A-2 By HAYA A. EL NASSER Staff Writer BATH Grinning a toothless smile, surrounded by the giddy chatter of his daughters, 79-year-old Fielden Hagy blurts out: "I'm gonna buy a fifth of 01' Crow." And if that's what Hagy wants that's what he'll get.

With $20,000 stashed away in the bank and $30,000 more coming in the next two years, the former West Virginia coal miner sits in his small Bath apartment in a happy daze. HAGY RECEIVED a letter Thursday morning announcing him as the top prize winner in the "Michiame" Michigan's weekly lottery drawing. Not wasting any time, Hagy picked up his first installment that morning and headed for the bank about noon. Three of his nine children sat in Hagy's kitchen Thursday afternoon, at 6092 E. Clark Road, chattering about the stroke of luck that his daughter Mary Ann says would not have happened without "a lot of prayin'." Hagy maintains that it was "just luck." A LOTTERY ADDICT from way back, he says he, purchased the winning ticket three weeks ago at an Eberhard Supermarket on U.S.

27. While he admits to spending about five dollars a week on his habit, his daughter Wanda says, "it's more like $25." Whatever amount Hagy invested in the lottery, everyone agrees that the payoff more than made up for it. In the Journal rtteo" 'p DSSIDH 3 SECTIONS 30 PAGES Ann Landers B-1 Classified C-4 to C-10 Comics Crossword B-8 Deaths B-2, B-3 Editorials A-6 Help -B-1 Horoscope B-1 Living Today. B-9 to B-1 1 Metro News B-1 to B-7 Onlooker B-1 Sports. C-1 to C-4 Markets C-10 Television B-1 2 Theater B-5toB-6 TELEPHONES Home Delivery 487-4620 Classified Ads 487-4711 Information.

ON THURSDAY, Reagan turned down an offer to make a "joint appearance" on a Tampa television station with Carter, answering the same questions but not actually appearing with the president. l- Anderson is campaigning today in a midtown Manhattan street tour and at a shopping center in Mineola on Long Island. He and Lucey both turned out for a Liberal Party dinner, to thank the organization that gave them their place on the New York state ballot for next month's election by endorsing the team as the party's candidates. NEW YORK'S 41 electoral votes are Concluded on page A-2 THE PRESIDENT again criticized Reagan's statement that he would withdraw the SALT II treaty if elected. Carter said the treaty's prospects for passage in the Senate would be better if the Soviets withdrew from Afghanistan but that the treaty was so important it should be ratified "under any circumstances." In Tallahassee today, Carter is signing a treaty providing $100 million to help states "excessively burdened" by the influx of Cuban refugees.

One such state is Florida. Reagan also is campaigning in Florida, where Thursday he drew cheers by again saying he would work to guarantee the integrity of the Social Security system. election is mine to win," said the Illinois congressman, who had to acknowledge that there is no sign he is leading in a single state, for a single electoral vote. But Anderson said the same polls that show him in that situation show that Carter is losing strength and cannot beat Republican Reagan. "I think that increasingly people see Carter fading," said Anderson, who claimed that if he (Anderson) doesn't win on Nov.

4, Reagan surely will. Carter was not fading Thursday, softening though continuing his attacks on Reagan in Tennessee, North Carolina and Florida, three of the three southern states that are important to his election chances. By WALTER R. MEARS NEW YORK (AP) Independent John B. Anderson has accused President Carter of trying "to divide the nation for partisan political gain" and of disgracing the White House by accusing Ronald Reagan of about the same thing.

Anderson and his vice presidential running mate, Patrick J. Lucey, told New York's Liberal Party that Carter is trying too late to change the tactics and tone of his "For Jimmy Carter, it's already over," said Lucey. "John Anderson is now the only viable alternative to Ronald Reagan." JOHN ANDERSON agreed. "The (St otiier talented women iwaairw quitting- won't because of a romantic link with Bendix chairman William Agee. Recently divorced, Agee, 42, has said the two are close friends and that Ms.

Cunningham, who is separated, also is a close family friend. In an unusual step, he publicly announced he had promoted her because she was qualified. That move fueled even more rumors, and Ms. Cunningham requested a leave of absence. The Bendix board denied it, but a week later accepted her resignation.

"I don't agree with her actions," said a New York bank vice president, who asked not to be identified. "I would not have quit. I'm beginning to wonder if the story isn't true." But a senior management consultant, who asked that her name not be used, said, "It doesn't surprise me. With all that press and publicity it would almost be super-human to continue in that environment." The whole episode is "out of proportion, unfortunate," commented Alice Magdol, a former advertising executive and now president of The Marketing Woman, an executive search firm in New York. She predicted little impact on future promotional practices.

"There's just too great a demand for talented female executives for this type of situation to have an effect. Smart companies will continue to promote qualified women," she said. MS. CUNNINGHAM, a Harvard Business School graduate who had worked for the loan department at Chase Manhattan Bank before joining Bendix last year, has been described as a bright, talented executive with good credentials. But.

strategic planning hinges on credibility, said a vice president for strategic planning at an East Coast corporation. "If your credibility is damaged you're just about a dead duck," she said. Lawyer Rita Hauser, with the New York law firm of Stroock, Stroock and Lavan, said the entire Bendix controversy raised an issue that affects corporations everywhere. "How do personal relationships impact on a company?" she said. "Proximity breeds friendships.

The policy in most firms is that if there is a relationship that develops in the firm, one or the other must go." NEW YORK (AP) Mary Cunningham's resignation from the Bendix amid gossip and controversy over her meteoric rise in the company, won't hurt women's chances of rising in corporations, many executives say. "Smart companies will continue to promote qualified women," one executive said. But some businesswomen called her resignation unprofessional; others said it was understandable, that she was up against too much publicity to remain. MS. CUNNINGHAM'S PROMOTION two weeks ago fronj vice president for public affairs to vice president for strategic planning triggered a chain of events that eventually led to her resignation Thursday.

The promotion set off rumors that she got the job Dr. the "I'M DEVASTATED to hear this," said Amelia Augustus, executive director of Women's Economic Roundtable. "The fact that there can be other factors totally unrelated to a position is very curious. What does it mean to be a professional?" Mary Cunningham I.

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