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T THE SALINA JOURNAL NEWS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1996 AS DEATHS S FUNERALS John Byron Beasley OCEANSIDE, Calif. — John Byron Beasley, 24, Oceanside, died Saturday, Oct. 26,1996, at La Jolla. Mr. Beasley was born Sept. 5, 1972, at Oklahoma City. He was recently discharged from the Marine Corps and was a member of the Palomar Unitarian Universal- ist Fellowship, Beuna Vista. Survivors include his parents, Carl and Mary Jane Beasley of Boca Raton, Fla.; a sister, Jennifer Thomas of Boca Raton; and grandparents, Mary Beasley of Kingsport, Tenn., and Marlys and Galen Bengston of Quinter, Kan. The service will be at 11 a.m. today in Andover Lutheran Cemetery, Windom, Kan., the Rev. William Horn officiating. Memorials may be made to Palomar Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1600 Beuna Vista Dr., Vista, Calif. 92083. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. today at Ball & Son Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson 67460. The location of service was incorrect in Wednesday's edition. Mable Fannie Forrest ELLSWORTH — Mable Fannie Forrest, 94, Ellsworth, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 1996, at Wilson Nursing Center. Mrs. Forrest was born Mable Fannie Martin on Nov. 22,1901, at Arlington and was an Ellsworth resident of since 1992, moving from Ridgecrest, Calif. She was retired from Contel Telephone Co., Ridgecrest. Her husband, Arthur, died in 1962. Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Avis of Kanopolis; a son, Gerald A. of Ridgecrest; a sister, Josephine Tonn of Haven; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. The service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Ellsworth Cemetery, the Rev. Al Hysom officiating. Memorials may be made to Kansas State University Center for Basic Cancer Research. The casket will remain closed at the cemetery. There Will be no public visitation. Parsons Funeral Home, 307 N. Lincoln, Ellsworth 67439, is handling arrangements. William Kenneth Freeborn CEDAR — William Kenneth Freeborn, 85, Cedar, died Monday, -Oct. 28,1996, at his home. Mr. Freeborn was born Sept. 2, 1911, at Ames and was a Cedar resident for 49 years. He had been a farmer and worked in heavy construction. He was a member of Rose Valley United Methodist Church. A daughter, Kay Hardacre, died in 1992. Survivors include his wife, Junia of the home; a daughter, Ann Flesher of Sacramento, Calif.; a brother, Harold of Smith Center; a sister, Thelma Dachenhausen of Salem, Ore.; six grandchildren; and seven greatgrandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Simmons Chapel, Smith Center, the Revs. Lyle Miller and A. J. Ives officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Portis. A memorial fund is to be established. Visitation will be at the chapel, 116 W. First, Smith Center 66967. Nell Jean Collins Keller GARLAND, Texas — Nell Jean Keller, 62, Garland, died Friday, Oct. 25, 1996, at Baylor Medical Center, Garland. * Mrs. Keller was born Nell Jean Collins on April 16, 1934, near Solomon, Kan., and was a Garland resident since the 1980s, moving from Virginia. She worked for the Secretary of Defense in Alexandrea, Va., and was a legal secretary in Garland. She was a member of Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, Garland. Survivors include two children, Steven of Annandale, Va., and Chris of Baltimore; her mother, Lois Collins of Abilene, Kan.; a sister, Maxine Connor of Camarillo, Calif.; two brothers, Kenneth Collins of Garland and Jerry Collins of Leavenworth, Kan. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Abilene First Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Robert Frasier officiating. Memorials may be made to the church or charity of the donor's choice. The body was cremated. Restland Funeral Home, Greenville Avenue at Restland Road, Dallas 75231, handled arrangements. Al King GOODLAND — Al King, Goodland, died Tuesday, Oct. 29i 1996, at Northwest Kansas Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Mountain time Friday at First United Methodist Church, Goodland, the Rev. Carol Moore Ramey officiating. Burial will be later. Memorials may be made to Sherman County Hospice Association or charity of the donor's choice. Bateman Funeral Home, Box 278, Goodland 67735, is handling KANSAS _ CEDAR: William Kenneth Freebom ELLSWOfifH: Mable fehnle Forrest ' GOODLAND: Al King STOCKTON: DdraD.tawian TOPEKA: <3enevleve Florence Schock WaKEENEY: GleynLowe OUT OF STATE John Byron Beasley, Oceanside, Calif. Nell Jean Collins Keller, Garland, Texas. arrangements. THE FINAL DAYS Dole says Clinton win would lead country into an 'economic collapse' By TOM RAUM The Associated Press Gleyn Lowe WaKEENEY — Gleyn Lowe, WaKeeney, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1996, at Trego-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney. Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney, is handling arrangements. Roy A. Popp ' HOISINGTON — Roy A. Popp, 49, Hoisington, died Tuesday, Oct. 29,1996, at Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington. Mr. Popp was born June 8,1947, at Wichita and was a Hoisington resident since 1974, moving from Scott City. He was an Army veteran. He was a signal technician for Union Pacific Railroad and owned Roy's Air Conditioning and Electric. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 331 AF&AM, Hoisington. Survivors include his wife, Rosa of the home; two sons, Rick and Ronald, both of Hoisington; his mother, Feme Popp of Hoisington; two brothers, Raymond Joe of Wagoner, Okla., and Larry of Sedalia, Mo.; two sisters, Betty Thurman and Beverly Popp, both of Hoisington; and two grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington, the Rev. Dick Ogle officiating. Burial will be in Hoisington Cemetery with Masonic and military rites. Memorials may be made to charity of the donor's choice in care of the funeral home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 415 N. Main, Hoisington 67544. Genevieve Florence Schock TOPEKA — Genevieve Florence Schock, 86, Topeka, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 1996, at Woodland Health Care Center, Topeka. Mrs. Schock was born Genevieve' Florence Gilchrist on Oct. 8, 1910, at Wichita and had lived for 20 years in Marion before moving to Topeka. She was a legal secretary and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Women's Auxiliary and Baptist Church. Her husband, John, preceded her in death. Survivors include a nephew, Jim Gilchrist of Topeka. The service will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Marion Cemetery. Memorials may be made to charity of the donor's choice. Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm', Marion 66861, is handling arrangements. Dora D. Tatman STOCKTON — Dora D. Tatman, 84, Stockton, died Tuesday, Oct. 29,1996, at Solomon Valley Manor, Stockton. Miss Tatman was born Sept. 25, 1912, at Cawker City and was a Stockton resident since 1957, moving from Rooks County. She had been a dishwasher, a Sunday School secretary and a member of Main Street Christian Church, Stockton, and Christian Women's Missionary Society. .Survivors include several cousins. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Smith-Moore-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton, the Rev. Mark McGregor officiating. Burial will be in Stockton Cemetery Webster Addition. Memorials may be made to Stockton Valley Manor. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 723 N. First, Stockton 67669. Astronaut won't be able to vote By The Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronaut John Blaha will have to sit out next week's election. Blaha, who has been in orbit aboard the Russian space station Mir since September and won't be back until after Inauguration Day, missed the deadline Tuesday for applying for an absentee ballot from his home state of Texas. NASA was unable to e-mail the documents up to Blaha in time. Blaha said last week he was "all for" President Clinton. But he added that "we'll get a great result" regardless of whether Clinton or Bob Dole wins. CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Promising to win one for "Mr. Lincoln," Bob Dole began his final push for an electoral breakthrough Wednesday by suggesting President Clinton's re-election would plunge the nation into a recession. "The Clinton recovery ended today," Dole said at a campus rally here as he stumped for votes in the South. The region is generally a GOP presidential stronghold, but Dole is still struggling to bolster his standing there. Seizing on a new government report showing that the economy slowed in the July-September quarter, the Republican.chal- lenger asserted that the U.S. economy "is barely afloat" under Clinton's stewardship. "It doesn't take a team of economists to tell you what happens when you mix slow growth with increased taxes: That's a recipe for economic collapse," Dole said. "If this is a recovery, I can hardly wait for the recession." Dole warned of a "Clinton recession" in the advance text of his remarks, but he did not use that phrase in his speech. He cited a string of recent economic reports, culminating with Wednesday's Commerce Department finding that growth had slowed to 2.2 percent in the July- September quarter, down from a sizzling 4.7 percent the previous quarter. "Today, I'm afraid the truth about the Clinton economy is getting easier to see," Dole told a fieldhouse rally at Austin Peay State University. "This is a real economic slowdown." It was a reach for Dole, whose suggestions of a fast-deteriorating economy under Clinton have been undercut by most economic statistics and challenged by some mainstream economists. Investors suggested the latest economic report lessened chances that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates to head off inflation. Clinton, campaigning in Michigan, said the new figures show that the economy is healthier than four years ago. "Our economy continues to grow steady and strong," he said. Dole has proposed a 15 percent across-the-board tax cut, a $500 per child tax credit and halving the capital gains tax to 14 percent from 28 percent. He suggests his $550 billion, six-year economic package would spur the economy to grow at The Associated Press GOP hopeful Bob Dole looks at his wife, Elizabeth, during her Introduction Wednesday at Dole's rally In Clarksville, Tenn. a more robust annual rate of about 3.5 percent. The fresh attack on Clinton's economic policies came as Dole began a final weeklong tour of the country, many of his destinations yet to be determined. After a last night at home in Washington before the election, Dole began the trip with a stop at the Lincoln Memorial. He and his wife, Elizabeth, walked partway up the steps of the massive monument honoring the father of the Republican Party. "I need(ed) a little inspiration and maybe a word or two for silent prayer," Dole explained to his Tennessee audience. Then, he declared: "We are going to win this election, Mr. Lincoln." "We are the party of Lincoln and I'm proud of it. He never lost his focus and he did what he set out to do. ... He kept the nation together. That's what I want to do." The week could be -Dole's last campaign hurrah after seeking national office for 20 years. He unsuccessfully sought the GOP nomination in 1980 and 1988, and was the party's vice presidential candidate in 1976. As he has been doing for days, the former Senate majority leader told his Tennessee audience to ignore polls showing him trailing Clinton in nearly every region of the country. "You are the polls, you are the polls," he told cheering supporters. He also renewed-the ethical attacks on Clinton that have become a staple of his stump speech, saying, "We cannot afford four more years of scandal and weak leadership." After Tennessee, Dole was traveling to New Orleans and to Tampa. He was to be joined at a rally in Tampa on Thursday by former President George Bush. President knows his days of running for office are near an end By RON FOURNIER The Associated Press YPSILANTI, Mich. — Win or lose, Bill Clinton will soon stop doing what he has always done best: Running for election. So it was with a touch of melancholy that the president opened his final campaign swing Wednesday, targeting women voters and confidently countering Bob Dole's last-ditch blows. "I don't deserve all the credit," he said at an Eastern Michigan University rally. "But our policies have helped you create ... jobs." The rally began a non-stop blitz to Election Day, with Clinton scheduled to make at least 20 stops in some 13 states — including a sentimental Arkansas homecoming Tuesday. Aides are planning a triumphant victory celebration inside the gates of the Old State House, where Clinton announced his presidential aspirations in October 1991 and declared victory 13 months later. With a constitutional restriction on presidential terms, this is almost certainly Clinton's last national campaign. Mindful of the coming milestone, the president has half-joked that he could still return to Arkansas and run for school board. It's no wonder. Clinton once appeared on 17 Arkansas ballots in 17 years; for most of his adult life, he has lived and governed with the next campaign in mind. He thrives on public approval, craves the handshake-to-handshake contact many politicians dread and measures himself against a never-ending flow of poll numbers. He was flying to Colorado late Wednesday for two nighttime events, then boarding Air Force One again for Phoenix. Michigan and Colorado, both battleground states, sided with Clinton in 1992. He holds a whopping lead in Michigan polls and holds a single-digit lead in Colorado. Arizona, where he plans to campaign this morning, is one of several traditionally Republican states where Clinton could edge Dole. The press corps swelled for the homestretch trip, with 105 journalists aboard a White House charter to Michigan. Another 10 or so are expected to sign up this week/or the dawn-to-dusk duty. Clinton's schedule, which could change with campaign ebbs and flows, puts him in Nevada, California, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ohio'and Kentucky. It reflects Clinton's endgame The Associated Press President Clinton puts his head against the head of Stephanie Smith, Belleville, Mich, after a speech Wednesday In Ypsllantl, Mich. Smith has a unique autoimmune disorder. strategy: Solidify Democratic strongholds, help congressional candidates in states that fit his plans to reach 270 electoral votes and try to cherrypick victories in traditionally Republican states like Arizona, Texas and Florida. Thematically, the president plans to play it safe and spend much of the final week focusing on issues that Democratic polling shows has powerful appeal to independent voters, particularly women. While polls show Clinton ahead in California, he responded to Dole's attacks on his immigration policy with a new television ad saying he sent thousands more border agents to California. The spot, which also points out that Time magazine suggested Dole's economic plan could result in a reduction of border and FBI agents, was running all across California. In Michigan, he promised an extension of a Small Business Administration program designed to help female entrepreneurs. The program, which gives special attention to female applicants, is now available in 16 states and will be extended nationwide. He also announced a new Internet network to link investors with small business owners in search of capital. "What American businesswomen need is a tax cut, not a Web site," said Dole campaign spokeswoman Christina Martin, "and as every businessperson knows, the major obstacle to starting a new business is the burdensome regulations of big government — a government that has only gotten bigger under Bill Clinton." Clinton has worked methodically this year to woo female voters with small-bore programs designed to improve schools, the environment and family life around the edges. The strategy has helped create a huge advantage over Dole in polls of female voters. Senate / Views on spending debated FROM PAGE A1 more, asked Thompson if she would support requiring unions to let their members know when their dues were being used for political purposes. The AFL-CIO has sponsored ads attacking Republican candidates across the country. But Thompson said union dues were not used to support political campaigns. Campaigning as moderates, Thompson and Docking continued to accuse Roberts and Brownback of wanting to irresponsibly slash federal programs and spending. Roberts and Brownback claimed they did not propose cuts in programs suck as Medicare, student loans and Headstart. Docking said she opposed eliminating the Department of Education, while Brownback said he supported state and local control of education. Brownback asked Docking what federal programs she would eliminate. She replied that she would look at what she called "re- sponsible" cuts. When asked about new telecommunications legislation that deregulated the broadcasting industry and spurred large mergers and consolidations, all four candidates said they supported increased competition. But they said they would look at whether rural areas were harmed. ON THE RECORD Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center PENN ADMISSIONS — David T. Roy, Minneapolis. SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Patty A. Helm, John Kenney, Jessica L. Moravec, Anna E. Schroeder and Corliss 0. St. Clair, all of Salina; Gayl M. Devore, Abilene; Milo Klima, Belleville; Ivan L. McCune, Beloit; Trevor M. Wood, Brookville; Lisa A. Goering, Canton; John Wirrick, Clay Center; Elson E. Landis, Courtland; Clenda N. Bethe, Gypsum; Mabel M. Cornwell, Osborne; Ruth B. Heiser, Ramona; Brandie R. Ingermanson, Solomon; Eugene L. Green, Westfall. DISMISSALS — Jenny Boley and baby boy, Wayne Fender, Alice H. Jones, Donald E. McConnell and Loren V. Ward, all of Salina; Nancy Bowles, Cawker City; Eric Larson, Chapman; Mary Ann Lagemann, Concordia; Sharon R. Hoffman, Lindsborg; Catherine Snook and baby boy, Manchester; Angelia K. Rowe and baby boy, McPherson; David T. Roy, Minneapolis; Dorine J. Kuhlmann, Smith Center. Births GIRLS: Michelle D. Hill, Salina, 8 Ibs. 2 ozs., born Oct. 29. Kerry and Angela Kollman, Salina, 6 Ibs. 13 ozs. .born Oct. 29. Duane D. and Jill M. Mabon, Concordia, 7 Ibs. 8 ozs., born Oct. 29. BOYS: Timothy and Angelia K. Rowe, McPherson, 7 Ibs. 13 ozs., born Oct. 29. James and Stephanie R. Zamrzla, Wilson, 8 Ibs. 5 ozs., born Oct. 29. District court CHARGED — Tanya Sue Giroux, 28, 2140 E. Crawford No. 204, charges of burglary, theft, two counts WFJMESDflY'S DRAWINGS DAILY PICK 3 9-9-5 KANSAS CASH 4-13-21-22-23-28 Estimated Jackpot $1 10,000 POWERBALL 10-13-19-37-43 POWERBALL 45 Estimated Jackpot $5 million LOTTERY SCENE Category 4866 criminal damage to property and ten counts of forgery, in connection with a burglary Oct. 26 at Plains Environmental Services, 1900 Tony's Road. A 4-foot-by-4-foot window was broken, a file cabinet was damaged and business checks were taken. The checks were forged at a convenience store. Ton! Marie Bonilla, 42, 453 S. Broadway, Room 150, charges of distributing false information and theft in connection with an incident at 104 E. Parkway. Jerry Charles Powell, age unavailable, 235 S. Fifth, charges of burglary and theft in connection with an incident Oct. 4 at 153 S. Eighth. Timothy L. Vaughan, 34, Telluride, Colo., charges of possession of cocaine and possession without a tax stamp in connection with a traffic stop Oct. 23 on Interstate 70. William Stuart Pollay, 18, 110 W. Otis, charges of felony theft, misdemeanor theft and criminal deprivation of property in connection with the theft of a Ford Explorer from 2160 Wesley belonging to Todd Welsch on Oct. 22. The vehicle was recovered later, undamaged. Police blotter VEHICLE BURGLARY — An amplifier and speaker belonging to Ronald J. Stites yvere taken from his vehicle while it was parked at 842 N. Santa pe between 3:05 and 3:45 p.m. Monday; $530 loss. Windows were broken in a tractor- trailer and a caterpillar belonging to 4D Recycling, 523 Barney, between 7 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday while the vehicles were parked at Vulcan Manufacturing, 1007 W. N9rth, and a car radio and fire extinguisher were taken; $40 loss, $1,400 damage. PROPERTY DAMAGE — the sidewalls of 14 tires on transport vehicles owned by Ice Capades, Scottsdale, Ariz., were slashed between noon Sunday and 7:30 a.m. Monday while the vehicles were parked at 800 Midway; $4,200 damage. Seven tires were slashed on vehicles owned by Schilli Leasing, Remington, Ind., between 10:15 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Monday while the vehicles were parked in the at 800 Midway; $1,400 damage. • THEFT — Four rally wheels and four new tires belonging to HICO Motors, 645 N. Santa Fe, were taken from the business between 3 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Monday; $1,103 loss. Animal shelter These animals were picked up Oct. 25-29 at the locations listed and taken to the Saline County Animal Shelter, 1960 W. Old Highway 40. Phone 826-6535. DOGS — Tan and white male Labrador mix with gray collar, 2100 block of West Old Highway 40; black male Labrador mix with blue collar, 300 block of South Phillips; red and black male chow mix, 300 block of South Phillips; yellow female Labrador, 1000 block of Park; black and tan male shepherd mix, 2100 block of West North; black and tan male shepherd mix, 2100 block of West North; black and tan male shepherd mix, 2100 block of West North; white and black female shepherd mix, 2100 block of West North; black German shepherd, 1200 block of North Third; black and tan female border collie mix, 200 block of South Phillips; orange and white male Brittany, 700 block of West Elm; black and tan male rottweiler, 900 block of South Fourth; tri-colored male coonhound, 4900 block of South Simpson; black male Labrador with maroon collar, 1000 block of Highland; black and tan male rottweiler, 1900 block of North Fifth; tan and white female akita, 1900 block of North Fifth; brindle and white female pit bull with black collar, 700 block of Merrill; white and black female Japanese chin with red collar, 1000 block of Neal; black, brown and white female basset with chain collar, 500 block of Franklin; yellow female Labrador, 500 block of Franklin; liver ticked male German short hair with chain collar, Holmes and Magnolia; black female Labrador with grey collar, Fairdale and Millwood; blacK and tan female German shepherd with chain collar, 1600 block of West Crawford; black male Labrador with maroon collar, 1200 block of West Crawford. CATS — Gray and tan male with medium hair, 800 block of Custer; black male with white spot and medium hair, 100 block of S9uth 11th; orange male with short hair, 1200 block of East Kirwin. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee." — Psalm 5:4 i

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