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Nation/World The Salina Journal Monday, January 6,1986 Page 5 Police foil $18 million art burglary Study documents gun use in crimes NEW YORK (AP) — Three men alleged to be part of an international art theft ring were arrested Sunday as they tried to steal $18.5 million worth of antique art treasures from a packing company, police said. The men, including a Manhattan antiques dealer, were captured by undercover investigators as they loaded two wooden crates of art works into two getaway cars, Deputy Inspector Ronald Fenrich said. Among the 105 treasures recovered by police were dozens of gold Persian antique jars, urns, coins, vases, sculptures and jewels, some dating to the 6th and 7th centuries B.C. The most expensive item was believed to be a gold tureen, decorated with bas relief bulls, which Fenrich said would sell wholesale for about $3.5 million. Using sledgehammers and crowbars, the three men allegedly broke through cement walls of the Regency Worldwide Packing Co. in the borough of Queens and emerged about 25 minutes later carrying the two crates. Investigators, who had been watching the three for four months, received a tip and were waiting when the men tried to leave. Police identified the suspects as Thomas May, 52; Daniel Kohl, 44, both of Queens, and Ned- jatollah Sakhai, 48, of Old Westbury. All three were charged with burglary. Fenrich said Sakhai, who owns an antique store in Manhattan, also was charged with possession of a dangerous weapon after a loaded revolver was found at his store. The deputy inspector said the art works were shipped from a London dealer via Swissair late last week. They were to be held at the packing company and transferred to a warehouse for further distribution sometime this week. Fenrich said the men would have had to have had inside information on where and when the works were being shipped. He did not elaborate on where the information could have come from but said investigators do not think it came from anyone working at the packing company or U.S. Customs. The packing company is a U.S. bonded firm often used by customs officials in New York. Fenrich said art works shipped from overseas are held in warehouses until the owner picks them up or arranges delivery. The packing company was protected by alarms, which were activated as the men left the building, Fenrich said. The suspects were part of a "group of people operating internationally, who are involved in burglaries and robberies of Oriental rug stores, art dealers, insurance fraud, etc.," Fenrich said. Fenrich declined to say how many people were part of the ring or put a monetary figure on the operation. Fenrich said the ring "hires various people to go in and conduct various burglaries and robberies." The stolen items are then sold to a fence who resells them. The London dealer, who was not identified, is not a suspect "at this time," said police Sgt. Harry Sakin. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the art robbery of greatest value was the 1974 theft of 19 paintings worth $19.2 million from the Irish home of Sir Alfred and Lady Beit. In 1964, antiquities then worth $23 million were recovered from three warehouses near the Pyramids in Egypt. WASHINGTON (AP) — Guns were involved in 13 percent of the estimated 65.3 million rapes, robberies and assaults that occurred from 1973 through 1982, the Justice Department said Sunday. The department's Bureau of Justice Statistics, surveying violent crime trends based on interviews with victims, also found that knives were used in 11 percent of the attacks, other weapons such as sticks and stones in 13 percent. In about 5 percent of the violent crimes by armed offenders, the bureau said, the assailant had more than one type of weapon. The bureau found that offenders armed with guns completed 79 percent of all robberies attempted between 1973 and 1982, compared to a 57 percent completion rate by unarmed criminals. About half of the rapes by offenders with guns were completed, it said, while only 28 percent of the rapes attempted by the unarmed were consummated. "Going Bald?' Here's Help, If Cause is Sebum r Liftoffset for flight of shuttle CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The countdown advanced smoothly Sunday toward today's launch of the space shuttle Columbia for a once-aborted flight that will be the first of three straight shuttle missions to study Halley's comet. Liftoff of | the r e f-' urbished. shuttle on its first flight in more than two years I was sched- „ , uled for 6:05 Hawle y a.m., with a crew that includes a Florida congressman and the first Hispanic-American astronaut. Shuttle weather forecasters said conditions should be excellent, with only a few scattered clouds and seven-mile visibility. Mission commander Robert Gibson and his six crew members boarded the spaceship Dec. 19 and were just 14 seconds from liftoff when a computer stopped the countdown because an oversensitive electronic part sent a false signal that a turbine in a rocket steering mechanism was spinning too fast. Rep. Bill Nelson; a Florida Democrat whose district includes Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center, will be aboard Columbia as a congressional observer. The other crew members are pilot Charles Bolden, native Salinan Steve Hawley, Robert Cenker and Franklin Chang-Diaz, a Costa Rican- born physicist who is a naturalized American citizen. Hostage forced to watch inmates 'carve up' accused prison informer MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) One of the guards held hostage by rioting prisoners was forced to watch as jeering inmates "carved up" a prisoner accused of being an informer and another guard saw an inmate "butchered," other guards said Sunday. "They made him watch. They put on a show for him," one guard said. The body of inmate Kent Slie, a convicted child molester and killer, was then dragged up and down a cellblock as other prisoners kicked and spit on it, guards said. The guards said the correctional officer was Russell Lorentz, 42, of Moundsville. He was being treated Sunday for an "anxiety reaction" and influenza at Reynolds Memorial Hospital and was in fair condition, officials said. Lorentz was one of 16 hostages seized in the New Year's Day uprising by inmates brandishing homemade knives and spears. Prisoners controlled the decrepit, 120-year-old penitentiary for two days and killed three inmates before the last hostages were released Friday and the state regained control. Gov. 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Prerequisite: programming knowledge. Surveying Law Tu 7:00-9:30 pm Budget officials warn of surprises when mandatory cutbacks begin By The New York Times WASHINGTON — Budget officials predict some pain, confusion and resentment as government departments and agencies, big and small, learn next week about the spending cuts required by the new balanced budget law. "I think people are in for a big surprise," said Rudolph G. Penner, director of the Congressional Budget Office. The agency is working with the Reagan administration's Office of Management and Budget to prepare the specifications for the expected $11.7 billion cut in the 1986 budget. "The thing is purposely designed to have an unappealing result and it will," he said. The measure, which sets deficit ceilings that decline to zero by 1991, was signed into law in December. It was sponsored in the Senate by two Republicans, Phil Gramm of Texas and Warren Rudman of New Hampshire, and a Democrat, Ernest Hoi- lings of South Carolina. 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Includes an analysis ol Ihe sine wave, polar and rectangular algebra, inductive and capacitive reactance. Impedance networks, power factor correction, resonant circuits, and translormer theory. Also Includes an introduction to three phase power distribution. Laboratory exercises reinlorce key concepts. Prerequisites: Direct Current Circuits or equivalent. QT 1212 01 Plane Trigonometry W 8:00-9:50 pm 2 Fundamentals ol College Trigonometry, including right and oblique triangle solutions, vectors, polar coordinates, angular velocities, trigonometric solutions in surveying and machine design, sine and cosine law, identity solutions, and conic sections. QT 1213 04 College Algebra MW 6:30-7:50 pm 3 Course content includes identifying number sets up to and including complex numbers, lundamenlal concepts of Algebra as a review, operations with algebraic Iractions, exponents and radicals, logarithms, linear equations In one and multiple variables, linear functions and graphs, systems ol equations, determinants, quadratic equations, and solutions involving higher degree equations. AP 142201 Computer-Numerical Tu 6:00-7:50 pm 2 Controlled Machine Processes This course Is designed to give students exposure to basic CMC programming and machining operations. There are no prerequisites to this course although a background In fundamental metal machining processes as well as algebra and right angle trigonometry would be helpful. AP 1432 01 Computer-Aided Drafting MW 6:00-7:50 pm 2 Applications and understanding of microcomputers in technical drafting and design. Topics include generative graphics, hardware and software terminology, point plotting and line drafting, graphics, programming, geometric figures, dimensioning and annotating, and finished drawings. Prerequisite: knowledge of drafting. AP 2232 01 Introduction to Selected CAD Systems TT 6:00-9:50 pm immercial computer aided drafting (CAD) CH 1423 01 Material ft Energy TT Balances 4:00-5:20 pm assignments designed to promote learnng o e sysem eau commands. Prerequisite: knowledge ol drafting. Prefer prior completion ol Computer-Aided Dralting or permission of instructor. AP 1512 01 First-Line Management W 6:00-9:60 pm 2 This course is designed lor current and prospective supervisors who have had little or no formal management training. A broad spectrum of human relations and supervisory techniques will be covered, including employee psychology and motivation, leadership, team building, work assignments, discipline, moral, training, handling conflict, evaluation and planning. AP 1412 01 Computer Fundamentals MW 8:00-9:50 pm 2 (Feb. 2 to April 2) AP 1412 02 Computer Fundamentals TT 6:00-9:50 pm 2 (Feb. 4 to April 3) This course is designed tor adults seeking to develop a broad, basic lamiliarlty with computer technology. The course covers: 1) basic computer literacy. I.e. terminology, operations, hardware and peripherals, selection criteria, 2) an introduction to the BASIC programming language and programming logic, and 3) analysis ol common software, including spread sheets, word processing data base programs. AP 1901 01 Basic35mmPhotography Tu 7:00*50 pm 1 (Feb. 11 to April 8) This course Is designed for those who wish to advance beyond the "snapshot" stage of photography. Topics Include camera types and care, lens types and use, film characteristics and use, composition, indoor and outdoor lighting, filters, closeups, and macros. Material balance problem solutions by direct, algebraic and tie-component methods Including recycle, bypass and purge calculations. Ideal and real gases, vapor pressure, saturation and humidity. Heat capacity, enlhalphy change and steam-properly evaluation. General energy balance including energy balances with chemical reactions. Heat of solution and mixing. Prerequisite: Applied Chemistry I. QT 1714 01 Written Communications M-F 4:00-4:50 pm 4 w/Developmental English This course covers the same topics as the standard Written Communications, with Ihe addition ol supplemental material on basic grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntactical skills lor students who desire additional review in basic communications. QT 2713 01 Technical Writing MW 8:00-9:20 pm 3 Technical Writing applies rhetorical skills to the special writing requirements ol business and industry. Course writings will include letter of application, operation manual, proposal, feasibility report, progress report, and research report Prerequisite: Written Communications ol equivalent. QT1413 Supervisory Management TT 4:00-5:20 pm 3 An analysis ol Ihe responsibilities ol the supervisor, with an examination ol Ihe skills and practices helpful to developing ellective relations with people • in a work selling. Topics include employee motivation and satisfaction, work group behavior, management processes, employee training and appraisal, handling discipline and resistance to change, and methods ol improving productivity. QT 1523 02 Principles Accounting II TT 8:00-9:20 pm 3 A continuation ol Principles of Accounting I with an introduction to accounting lor partnerships and corporations. Included are costing, forecasting, deferrals, accruals, plant assets, partnership and corporate lorm ol business organization, accounting controls, earnings, and dividends Prerequisite Principles of Accounting I. QT 1622 01 Accounting Applications TT 6:30-7:50 pm 2 The primary obiective ol Ihe text and supplementary materials is to bring together Ihe teaching ol lundamenlal accounting principles and Ihe use ol a :omputerized accounting system Prerequisite: Principles ol Accounting I Enrollment lor the spring 1986 semester will be at the Technology Center Monday, Jan. 13, from 8:45-11:30 am, 1:00-4:00 pm and 6:30-8:00 pm. Part-time and evening students may enroll and pay fees early from 5:30-8:00 pm Monday, Jan. 6 through Thursday, Jan. 9 at the Administration building. Classes begin Tuesday, January 14. Tuition for those enrolling In less than seven credits is $25.00 per credit. Additional fees total $16.25 plus parking. Classes with enrollments less than ten may be cancelled. Call Admissions at 825-0275 for information. SPECIAL NON-CREDIT WORKSHOP F B:30am-3:00pm MW 6:45 pm-9:00 pm Session «1 Lotus 1-2-3 Workshop (Jan. 10,17*24) Session «2 Lotus 1-2-3 Workshop (Jan. 20-Feb. 5) This intensive workshop will give a workshop knowledge ol the Lotus 1-23 software package capabilities. II is designed lor beginners as well as intermediate Lotus 1-2-3 users. Each person will be guided through a series of exercises focusing on various Lotus operations and applications. Topics include 1) Basic operations. 2) Formulas. Formatting. Ranges. 3) Editing. Printing. Files. 4) Graphics. 5) Database Management. 6) What-ll Analysis, and 7) Macros. Each person will have a microcomputer to work with throughout Ihe training Enrollment limited to 15. To enroll, call KTI Continuing Education at 825-0275.

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