Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on September 23, 1987 · Page 8
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 8

Ukiah, California
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Wednesday, September 23, 1987
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—WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23,1987 •THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL' 1 am not a bimbo,' Hahn says in 'Playboy CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jessica Hahn in a Playboy interview says she was told "you're going to do something tremendous for God" before Jim Bakkcr and another evangelist forced themselves on her sexually and "ruined my life." "I am not a bimbo. ... I am a human being. I was done in. I was hurt," she declared in the interview, which includes topless photos of the 28-year-old former church secretary whose encounter with Bakker led to the PTL evangelist's downfall. A copy of Playboy's November issue became available Tuesday as Ms. Hahn ended two days of testimony before a grand jury investigating alleged financial misconduct at the $172 million evangelical empire, including hush money paid her. Ms. Hahn in the interview said Bakkcr and evangelist John Wesley Fletcher forced her into having sex with them separately in a Florida hotel room in 1<)8() and then slyly boasted about it on television later in the day. "Jim, God really ministered to us today, didn't He?" she quoted Fletcher as lolling Bakker during a televised fiuul-raiscr. 'Yeah, he really did,"' Bakkcr was said to have replied. Ms. Hahn's lawyer, Dominic Barbara, declined on Tuesday to say how much she was paid for the Playboy interview, but when asked whether it was as much as $1 million, he replied, "I'm not going to deny $1 million." The West Babylon, N.Y., woman said thai Hakker and Fletcher encountered her in her nx>m, and that Bakker said he was unhappy sexually with his wife, Tammy. "And John Fletcher said, 'Jessica, you're going to be doing something tremendous for God,'" according to Ms. Hahn, who told Playboy she was a virgin and had gone on two dates before meeting Bakker. Ms. Hahn said after Bakkcr forced her into having sex, Fletcher returned and told her, "You just saved PTL." Then he tore her clothes off and had sex with her, she said. "Jim Bakker is not going to have you. You are mine," she quoted him as saying. Ms. Hahn said she had agreed to accept $265,000 to keep quiet but broke her silence when Bakker disclosed the encounter in resigning from PTL in March. Barbara said Ms. Hahn received $20,300 before PTL stopped the payments. "Two men had me in one day. I hated every second of it and it has ruined my life," she said. "And I took hush money, all right — money to hush them up." Bakker has acknowledged having sex with her.but claims she was the seducer. He lives in Gatlinburg, Term., and has an unlisted phone number. Referring to Ms. Halm's decision to pose semi-nude and testifying she was victimized, Bakker's attorney, Melvin Belli, said Tuesday, "I think that for a poor, naive young girl, she's learned the ways of the world very fast." Fletcher has acknowledged introducing Bakker to Ms. Hahn, but has not commented on her allegations that he also had sex with her. SPECIAL OFFER Accu-ChekH \Jf RlnnH f.ltircKp Mnnitnr Kir Includes: t* test strips t^ autoclix ^ lancets • instruction tape Blood Glucose Monitor Kit Regular price $240 — for a limited time -Accu-Chek II COMPLETE KIT only $160°° 'while supplies last — mention this ad Complete training and follow-up included. med-a-renLs - UKMN - UOMMSCWRT 4U-IZ4Z - LMEHfflT VISTA POINT CENTER 2I3-77M - CIEARLAKE NEXT TO FOODS ETC. 004-1230 TWO LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS AUCTION * 1 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 • 11:00 a.m. AUTOMOTIVE SHOP — UPPER LAKE, CA. (R and R garage - H/way 20 and Main Street) 1968 Ford Wrecker, diagnostic equipment, commercial air compressor, John Bean alignment rack, automotive tools, manuals, new ana used parts, complete line of Foley Saw sharpening equipment from Castro Valley Shop and much more. 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Emily toppled trees and telephone polls and drove families from their homes in low-lying areas near Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. Police reported two children died and two other people were injured when a small house collapsed on the outskirts of Santo Domingo. The dead children were identified as Yuri Vazquez Manzueta, 4, and Humberto Manzueta, 7. Their bodies were found under the debris of their family home in.the La Isabela sector of the northern, working-class suburb of Capotillo. Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital, was untouched by Emily. Skies remained sunny all day Tuesday and were only dotted with clouds at sunrise today. The Haitian Meteorological Bureau in Port-au-Prince reported at 7 a.m. that Emily exited the island of Hispaniola near the Dominican village of Pepillo Salcedo and the Haitian village of Fort Libcrte on the northern Caribbean coast. Former congressman new Nashville mayor Boston's Flynn re-elected ARE YOU IN A HURRY? -call- AL FOSTER'S TIRE CENTER One Day Recap Service New Tires Top Quality Recaps 970 N. Stat* 462-8644 SIDEWALK SALE THURS,FRI,SAT September 24,25 & 26 SPECIALLY PRICED MERCHANDISE INCLUDING BLOUSES PANTS-SKIRTS AND MORE! S 5 • 8 1O' S 15 RACKS CORNER OF SMITH & SCHOOL UKIAH 462-373O MONDAY-SATURDAY 9:3O-5:3O THURSDAY 'TIL 8:OO By The Associated Press Rep. Bill Boner overcame a grand jury probe and defeated businessman Phil Bredcsen to become mayor of Nashville, Tenn., while Boston's Mayor Raymond L. Flynn, seeking re-election in November, overwhelmingly won a four-way primary. Also Tuesday, the election of Springfield, Ill.'s first black City Council member in more than 76 years was assured in November after a non-partisan primary set up a race between two blacks in a predominantly black ward. The primary was held two months after the city settled a federal voting rights suit by agreeing to a new form of government. Two whites — Mayor Michael Houston and a commissioner who had fought the change — were ousted in the vote. One of the winners in the predominantly black ward, Frank McNeil, was among the five blacks who originally challenged the system. Boner, a 42-year-old five-term congressman who has never lost an election, won in Nashville's nonpartisan runoff after a free-spending, mud-slinging campaign in which the two Democrats reported spending a record $3.7 million with 10 days to go. With all precincts reporting, Boner had an unofficial 53 percent. Brcdescn, a 43-year-old millionaire, had 47 percent. Mayor Richard Fulton was barred by law from seeking a fourth four-year term in the city of 450,000. Boner takes office next month. The runoff became necessary after none of eight candidates in an Aug. 6 mayoral election received a majority. Boner and Bredescn were the top vote- getters. In Boston, Flynn won a non-partisan primary by what his campaign manager said was the biggest margin of victory in modern Boston history. He will meet Tuesday's No. 2 vote-getter, City Councilor Joseph Tiemey, in the mayoral election Nov. 3. Flynn, 48, said the vote reflected "a community that is rejecting the divisions of the past." With all precincts reporting, Flynn received 41,647 votes, or 70 percent, to Ticrney's 15,775 votes, or 27 percent. Two others split the remaining vote. In Springfield, McNeil and Leroy Jordan were the top two vote-getters for a Council scat in a predominantly black ward. The two will meet in November'* general election. In January, a federal judge said the system denied representation to blacks, who make up 11 percent of Springfield's 100,000 residents. A settlement approved in July called for new elections and creation of a 10-mcmbcr council elected from districts. ANN LANDERS A life of closet sleeping Dear Ann Landers: I just read the letter from the woman who sleeps in the closet, and it is not as crazy as you might think. I've been doing it off and on for about three years, and it probably saved our marriage. My husband snores so loud that he drowns out the ringing of the phone. The man sounds like a high- powered motorboat. (Va--- rooooombahhhh, va---room bahhhh.) In addition to the noise, he flops around like a fish in the bottom of a boat. You might as well try to sleep on a trampoline. Believe me, I am much better off in the closet, Ann. I have a lamp in there, an alarm clock and a small TV. My husband is a sweet person. He has offered to give me trie bed and sleep in the closet himself, but he is too tall to fit. If we were still struggling to share a bed I don't think our marriage would have lasted. All that racket and the flopping and flailing would have finished us off. But the end is in sight, and I'm very optimistic. We are saving for a trip to a sleep disorder clinic, and I'm sure we will find a solution there. — Snorer's Wife in L.A. Dear Wife: I can't believe your husband hasn't been to a local nose and throat specialist, so I won't suggest it. Good luck at the clinic, dear. I just can't bear to think of you sleeping in that closet for the rest of your life. Dear Ann Landers: You've printed several letters from concerned adult children who arc worried sick about Grandpa who is a poor and dangerous driver but refuses to surrender the keys to the car. I would like to suggest that these children enroll Grandpa (or Grandma) in a program called 55-Alivc. This program is offered all over the country by volunteer teachers and is sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). For $7 and eight hours of his time. Grandpa will learn how to cope with the aging process and be a safer, better driver. Information on 55-Alive can be obtained by calling a senior citizen center in your area, or write to AARP, 55-Alive/Mature Driving, 1909 K Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20049. I am an old friend of yours from Sioux City and — A Trained Volunteer in California Dear Sylvia: It was wonderful to hear from you after all these years. Thanks for the assist. If AARP is involved it's got to be good. I spoke at its national convention in Anaheim, Calif., last year and they are a fantastic group. I'm so glad you wrote to tell us about 55-Alive. It sounds terrific. (Say hello to Arny.) Dear Ann Landers: I have a 57-year-old drunken sot of a brother-in-law who also happens to be a philosophy professor at a well- known university. At a recent family picnic, "he became so drunk (after consuming 12 beers) that he attacked my husband (his brother) after losing a card game. Unfortunately, our 15-year-old daughter attempted to intervene, and he smacked her in the face. She became hysterical, and it took two hours to calm her down. It was not the first time this out- of-control bozc has struck one of our daughters. My husband refuses to press charges. Can 1? — Fed Up and Boiling Mad in N.H. Dear Fed and Boiling: You can indeed, but taking this matter to court may tear the family apart. I suggest that an intermediary (family physician, friend or clergyman) talk to this turkey and tell him that he has no more chances. If he hits a child of yours again he will have to tell it to the judge. PLANT SEEDS NOW I for FALL SEEDING Lawns, Erosion Control, Wild flowers CALL PROSEED HYDROSEEDING 877-3236 FREE QUOTES PROSEED HYDROSEEDING & LANDSCAPING CONTRACTING CALIC » 483967 HAPPY GENE CINQUINI Not for Profit... but for Service Almost 30 years of friendly, personal service Better loan and savings rates. A unique financial institution, designed to serve only you, the member! Why not take advantage? 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