The Dispatch from Moline, Illinois on April 11, 1983 · 15
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The Dispatch from Moline, Illinois · 15

Moline, Illinois
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Monday, April 11, 1983
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Briefly Jail jammed with drug bust CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (UPI) Folic have ar- ' rested 30 people and at laaat aeven mora arreata wort expected thla week, culminating a five-month drag in-. . vestigaUon. officials said. , The suspocU have bam charged with a variety of 1 drug c bargee, including delivery marijuana and cocaine, and narcotics agent seised an undisclosed f amount of marijuana, cocaine and a sa wed-off shotgun ui ine weekend raids. The arrests pushed the population at the Unn County Jail to 102 at one time during the weekend, a total that exceeded the Jail's legal capacity by 39 prisoners, officials said. . v Detective predicts success OMAHA (UPI) The private Investigator attempting to locate Johnny Gosch predicts the missing West Des Moines, Iowa, paperboy will be found through a . nationwide leaflet campaign. Appearing on a telephone talk show on radio station KYNN-AM Sunday, Dennis Whelan an Omaha . private detective hired by John and Noreen Gosch to help locate their son aaid be will begin checking into several new leads this week. Gosch, 13, has been missing since Sept. S when he ' disappeared near his parent's West Des Moines home while be waa on his morning newspaper route. Whelan aaid a similar nationwide flier campaign enabled him to find Todd Bequette, a Carter Lake, Iowa, boy who waa abducted in 1974 and returned home 18 months later. Whelan said he located the boy in Trinidad, Colo. ; - - - i. Bombs injure firemen CHICAGO (UPI) Two firefighters remain ' hospitalized from injuries Buffered when two bombs . exploded near a fast-food restaurant on the near South Side. - David Calea 26, waa listed in serious condition Sunday at Michael Reese Hospital, and his colleague, Lt. Joaeph Solan, was listed in fair condition at Mercy Hospital. Four other firefighters and a Cook County deputy sheriff were treated and released for minor In-' Juries deceived in the explosion, which occurred while they were Investigating a fire alarm. Fire officials were without clues in the bombing Saturday at the 1st National Frank of Chicago Restaurant, 333 E. Cermak Road. The restaurant is located across the street from Donnelley Hall, where .Democratic mayoral nominee Harold Washington planned his Tuesday night election celebration. Of- f ficiala said they did not believe there was a connection. i Wife claims self-defense ' : BURLINGTON, Iowa (UPI) - Patricia Logan, 43, is I claiming self-defense in last week's shooting death of her husband. Logan la charged with first-degree murder in the (instil of her hujihanH. James. Police found James t1- Logan critically wounded in the couple's Burlington home early Wednesday morning. Des Moines County Court records show Logan told police she shot her husband after he beat her. Two sons fslain, mom accused DECATUR (UPI) An jfUrbana woman ta being held Jin a mental health facility i. without bond, accused of f stabbing her two young sons to death. ; v itauueen jonnson, zz, ap-j; peered Sunday at an unusual m court hearing at the Adolph j Meyer Zone Center where . Champaign County Circuif-f Judge 1 Robert Steigmanaj Tread the charge to her. She i was charged with a aingle A I j,. count oimuraer. Johnson was taken into custody Friday after her husband, - Eric Orace Johnson, 23, arrived at their apartment to find the bodies of their two sons, 3-year-old Jeremiah and 2-year-old Michael. He notified police. ; POLICE SAID the murder weapon was a knife and confirmed the boys suffered multiple stab wounds. ', The family lived at Orchard Downs, a married housing unit near the University of Illinois campus. ' Johnson appeared subdued during the court hearing, which was attended by family members, including her husband. Steigmann appointed two psychiatrists to examine (Johnson and public defender Brian Silverman to defend her. Champaign County Difanis said a hearing will be held within 30 days to deter-fmine whether Johnson la J mentally fit to stand trial. ; ON FRIDAY, neighbors 'aaid they saw her playing ting-around-the-rosy with her children outside their apartment earlier in the day. "She Just neemed real at-.tentive to her kids all the time, real thoughtful," aaid 'neighbor Cynthia Sambe. V She did everything. She'd Jfly kites, ride them in the Jfrragon." J. Neighbors also aaid they vbaed to aee the couple with ;ytheir children on the way to fhurch on Sundays. Glad You Asked 13 PHIL KREBS SHOULD I MAKE MY FUNERAL DECISIONS ALONE? Occasionally we hear about people who have considered arranging in advance for their funeral services but did not because they didn't know how to broach the subject to their spouses. It's difficult to talk about death, they say. Well, sometimes it la. But we, as funeral directors, believe that openness Is still the best policy. You need feel no embarrassment in talking with your husband or wife about final arrangements. Chances are that he or she will also have thought of lt. And talking over with us your plans for services will make sure everyone you, your spouse, your clergyman, and ourselves understand exactly your wishes. That's important to you and to us. Please call us or stop by If you would like more Information on Preplanning. Your comments and questions are Invited. SULLIVAN-ESTERDAHL Mortuary Ltd. 1902-3rdAve. East Mollne 75S-5271 )$Aatonaw&. GAS GRILLS Parts and accessories We carry in stock universal parts for many grill. AiMa soar wi Bradley wrwcw Ctiafbrofl Synbaas Turco Wabor JAA Heating A C Air Condrboning, Inc. 131 31M MVOMua Rock Island, H. 7C3-S022 staaaaai ILtaai Tin RKJfTsWvD ggesMsiajw and others r Tti THE DAILY DISPATCH, Mollne, I11L t Mon., Apr. 11,1983 15 One more try at no-fault divorce in Illinois SPRINGFIELD - Sua and Tom had bean married for three years and, when they decided "it Just want working out," they want to a lawyer. He told them about O-Unois' laws: One of them had to be found "at fault" on one of 10 grounds Including mental or physical cruelty, desertion, adultery or habitual drunkeneaa before a divorce could be granted. "He said we had to coma up with a reason, even If It's not true," the aaid. "We had to lie, basically. "Even though I know those things arent true, there are still legal papers that say them. That's not a pleaaant thing." FOR THE LAST six years, the legislature has considered and rejected proposals that would permit a divorce to be granted because of un resolvable dif- -f erences, without requiring someone be at fault. - Those who favor the plan have argued that current laws sometimes force people seeking divorces to "lie and make up stories" and lead to larger legal fees In some cases. Illinois and South Dakota are the only two states left without some kind of no-fault plan, they point out. But opponents charge the plan could make divorces too easy and would go against "the best interests of the family." This year, backers of the plan are gearing up for another try at pushing a no-fault proposal through the legislature. Under the legislation (H405) supported by the Illinois State Bar Association, a divorce could be granted because of "ir- From the Statehouse By Janet Shedd reconclliable differences." THE PROPOSAL would require a couple to have liv. ad apart for two years unless both parties agreed to waive that requirement. The court also would have to rule the couple tried but failed to reconcile and that further efforts would be useless. "Divorce still Is something that should not be taken lightly," said Mary Lou Lowder, associate legislative counsel for the bar association. "(But) what happens now under present law is that... there has to e an allegation that one of the spouses has done something wrong, generally mental cruelty. ' "Many times people are forced to perjure themselves because that Just may not be the case.' It may be that these people Just don't desire to be married any more." In many cases, judges "routinely" grant divorces In uncontested cases without cloaely checking into allegation of fault, Lowder aaid. "They know lt'a just a formality." Attorney Don Schiller of Schiller, DuCanto Fleck Ltd., a Chicago firm dealing in family law, agrees. "YOU HAVE people who are torn apart at the thought of a divorce, who really like each other, but it'a Just not working," said Schiller, who has helped to draft no-fault proposals. "Then they have to get up on the stand, say your husband beat you up twice or is guilty of mental cruelty... Some people have a really hard time." A no-fault plan, he said, simply acknowledges reality of some situations that lead . people to seek a divorce. Proponents say one reason lawmakers have consistently tailed to approve the plan la pressure from religious lobbies, including the Roman Catholic Church. . David Hartlgan, spokesman for the Illinois Catholic Conference, aaid his group has been opposed to no-fault measures in the past because It has "a basic philosophy to affirm the value of the family." "(We're opposed) to the extent that divorce legislation does not do that," he said. Sen. Richard Kelly, D-Hasel Crest, a no-fault divorce opponent in the past, -aaid he Is concerned that no-fault would "make It conve nient for divorce." "To Just have a casual approach to it strikes down the Intent of what prompted peo ple to become man and wife," he said. "I Just believe In the family and I Just think it goea against family life." Elect STEVE ilSCONTINE ALDERMAN7TH WARD APRIL 12TH Democrat Molina Cmaaia Manager, Alitrman lorry Westmorland POL. AOV 1 ' ... XV- ' UDV FREE Consultation & Evaluation Chiropractic May Provide Relief From . NMdaclw I. aackacti . (WI Neck Numb Arm Leas Mslra ahataflraafcy Hale " 7. NerveutiMM eieate Spinal MlaallnmMtt I. lag or Foot Crams ana Uveal Imbalance Bring your hair to Gary. He cares! Gary is an award winning hair designer. 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