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Journal, Flat River, Monday, November 3, 1986 us link CIA to flights to supply the Contra translated, the statement said: Minister Rodrigo Reyes, said he did rebels. Three crewmen died in the three-memper reople's Tribunal operations "Where it Max Gomez and MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) terrorism. rebels. says American mercenary Eugene not consider Hasenfus' statement to crash, including other trying on a charge Hasenfus was asked by the Ramon Medina worked for the CIA two him Hasenfus, on trial before a the court Sunday to be significant. on statements to tribunal's president Sunday to verify and that Max Gomez was a personal Americans.

Hasenfus' remarks Sunday tribunal, broke his "Independently of the confession of Besides terrorism, with earlier that the alleged confession was his. friend of Mr. George Bush, that was Hasenfus is conflicted he had no Hasenfus, we have a strong, strong charged with revolutionary courtroom silence to say violations of and and After his he told He read the document silently and what he (Hasenfus) heard Mr. Bill conspiracy reporters. direct knowledge of CIA links to a case," Reyes said.

"What is could be sentenced public to 30 security in that two capture nationalized reporters Cuban told his interpreter, "I recognize it as Cooper say, but that he definitively operation. important to me at the moment is to years Max Gomez and Ramon my handwriting," later adding, "'The did not see an identification card rebel supply The 45-year-old former Marine was prove that 1 he committed the crimes prison. Americans, is mine." identifying them as being from the brought before the "people's he is charged with." the After declinirg two to comment sessions, during assisted Medina, about worked for dozen the other CIA people and But signature midway through the document CIA. ordered court" again today he will present flight logs, weapons Hasenfus spoke up Sunday to object in the operation out of Ilopango air he paused to tell the interpreter, "I "He heard this from people who for the fourth Reyes said that at today's session previous days' two and other items found in the C-123 to a section of his written statement base in San Salvador. would like to make one comment were around him.

He said he did not consecutive day. Hasenfus session that plane shot down Oct. 5 in dealing with alleged Central Published reports at the time here." have direct acknowledged during trial cargo of the rest of his on personal knowledge Sunday's southern Nicaragua. Intelligence Agency involvement in linked Gomez, also known as Felix Most conversation the previous matter." hourlong he had written and signed: a four- of Marinette, his activities. Rodriguez, to Vice President George with the interpreter was inaudable, page document the prosecution has "I do not have the direct Bush.

Bush's office has confirmed he but his words were translated into Asked by the court to verify the Hasenfus, 45, described as a confession to charges was described to personally know that, did know but said the vice Spanish for the court and read back translation as accurate, Hasenfus the only survivor of what he has knowledge he was a part of the operation. publicly as a he said to the with to him in English. replied: "That's what I said." mission to definitely, Rodriguez, prosecutor, Justice drop supplies to U.S.-backed Contra through an interpreter president had no chief connection But the Poll: Voters get enough ca candidate ate inf information NEW YORK (AP) When Americans vote on Tuesday, a majority will be confident that they know enough about the candidates to make informed choices, according to a Media General-Associated Press poll. About two-thirds of the 1,464 adult Americans in the nationwide telephone poll said they got adequate information before they voted, mostly from newspapers and television news programs. About one-third said they did not get enough information.

What is needed, according to many of them, City council sets agenda Only two items of new business are included on the tentative agenda for Tuesday night's regular meeting of the Flat River City Council. The council will be asked to consider a special use permit that will allow the construction of a duplex housing unit on Fifth Street, which is zoned for single family dwellings. The request comes from Alien Grieshaber of Farmington, city manager Jim Blake said. A Flat River man is also requesting a business license to establish a amusem*nt center at property in the 100 block of West Main Street. Business licenses for amusem*nt operations require council approval and requests must be screened through the police department.

There is no old business on the agenda for the 7 p.m meeting in the municipal courtroom, and Blake said he does not intend to present any items. 104,10 special 2 arrested on felonies A man and woman from Doe Run were arrested on felony charges Saturday, jail records revealed. Allen R. Dudley, 17, was arrested on charges of second-degree burglary and stealing that alleged he entered a home in the Doe Run area Oct. 13 and stole four guns, cassette tapes, a stereo and speakers.

Dudley, of the 100 block of Willow Street, is free on bond. Also free on bond today is. 20-yearold Barbara J. DeClue, of the same Willow Street address. She is charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

The woman is alleged to have carried a revolver, described as "a weapon readily capable of lethal use," on Saturday. "A Ste. Genevieve County man was charged with four misdemeanors in connection with incidents alleged to have taken place at a Farmington home Friday. Joseph H. Bereniski, 24, faces charges of resisting arrest, peace and third-degree property damage.

disturbance, third assault He was arrested by Farmington police Friday, and released on bond Saturday. Today's Stocks The following selected stock information is supplied by Edward D. Jones and Farmington. All prices are as of about noon EDT. LG (Laclede Gas) UEP (Union Electric) MD (McDonnell-Douglas) WETT (Wetterau) MTC (Monsanto) MTRC (Mercantile Bank) BOAT (Boatman Bank) FLR (Fluro-St.

Joe) RAL (Ralston) CM (Comm. Bancshares) WMT (Wal-Mart) ABUD (Anheuser-Busch) EN (Enron) AC (American Can) (Copyright 1986) Eastern Missouri Publishing Co. The Daily Joumel (USPS 513-400) RON WEIR, Publisher P.O.I Box Flat River, Mo. 63601 Second Class Postage Paid at Flat River, Me. Published Daily, Monday Through Friday by Eastern Missouri Publishing Co.

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is more unbiased background information, more in-depth coverage, more debates, and more personal appearances by candidates. Newspapers were the prime source of information about candidates for 42 percent of the respondents, while 39 percent said they learned about candidates primarily from television news programs. The rest got most of their news from a variety of sources: magazines, radio, political advertisem*nts and friends. Asked "Where do you get most of your information about political candidates," 43 percent of 18-to 34- year-olds answered television, vs. 36 percent of 35-to 54-year-olds, 37 percent of 55-to 64-year-olds, and 40 percent of those over 65.

More college graduates preferred newspapers than those who were less educated: 55 percent of college graduates got most of their information from newspapers, compared with 45 percent of those who attended college but did not graduate, 36 percent of high school graduates, and 28 percent of high school dropouts. TRICKS AND TREATS: Students enrolled in grades K-5 in the Bismarck School District showed off their Halloween costumes Friday -during a parade through town (top photo). The parade included fire NOV. trucks, as well as marching bands from Bismarck, Central, Arcadia Valley and West County school districts. In the bottom photo students at Bonne Terre Elementary participated in the annual Halloween parade on Friday.

The students marched in the parade route which traveled through the business district of the city. Students at the Cantwell Elementary School in Desloge also held their annual Halloween parade on Friday. Staff photos by Mike Paluck and Richard Northcutt ObituariesLAURA REVELLE Laura R. Revelle, 64, of Florissant, formerly of Elvins, died Nov. 2 at St.

Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born June 18, 1922 in Flat River to the late Henry and Clara Sales Burnia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Revelle. She is survived by one son, James W.

Revelle, of St. Louis; one daughter, Virgie (Mrs. Ron) Olson, of Florissant; five granchildren; two brothers: Frank Burnia, of Elvins and Claude Burnia, of Farmington; two sisters: Martha Gann, of Warrenton and Myrtle Hand, of the state of California and a number of other friends and relatives. Friends may call 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Caldwell Funeral Home.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Caldwell Chapel. Burial will be in the Revelle Cemetery. RONALD COMPTON Ronald M. Compton, 54, of St.

Louis, formerly of Leadwood, died Oct. 31 at Barnes Hospital. He was born Sept. 3, 1932 to the late Henry Orville and Bertha Emaline Whaley Compton. He is survived by his wife, Grace Compton, of St.

Louis; one son, Ronald K. Compton, of St. Louis; two daughters: Laura Brandt and Sarah Compton, both of St. Louis; two brothers: Norman Compton, of the state of Tennessee and Carroll Compton, of New Madrid and two sisters: Marcella (Mrs. Homer) Marler, of St.

Louis and Jane Pearrell, of the state of Idaho. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. today at the Methodist Church in Leadwood with Rev. Ron Watts officiating. Burial was in Leadwood Cemetery.

Local arrangements were under the direction of the Bert Boyer Funeral Home. About hait the black respondents got their political news from television, while 26 percent said newspapers were their prime source. White respondents were about equally divided between television and newspapers. Among registered voters, 44 percent said newspapers were their primary source of political news, while 38 percent preferred television. Among those who were not registered, 29 percent said newspapers were their main source of news, and 46 percent said television.

FREDSEILER JR. Fred J. Seiler 50, of Bonne Terre, died Oct. 31 at the Bonne Terre Hospital. He was born April 2, 1936 in Bollinger County to the late Fred and Rosena Schumburg Seiler.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Wright Seiler, of Bonne Terre; six stepchildren: Louis Wright, of Bonne Terre, Jeffrey Wright, of Farmington, Dottie Fritsche and Cathy Wells, both of Bonne Terre, Neena Howell, of Germany and Charles Ramsey, of the home; his mother-in-law; one sister, Rose Mary Garrett, of St. Louis, four brothers: Charles Seiler and Raymond Seiler, both of St. Louis, Edward of Kissimmee, and Paul Seiler, of Columbus, Ohio and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. today at the C.Z.

Boyer Funeral Chapel in Bonne Terre with Rev. Donald Poock officiating. Burial was in Hall Cemetery. ARCHIE MOYER Archie W. Moyer, 80, of Belgrade, died Nov.

2 at the Georgian Gardens Nursing Home. He is survived by his wife, Lucy Moyer, of the Georgian Gardens Nursing Home; two daughters: Mildred Kyle, of Union and Edna Mae Anderson, of Versailles; one sister, Essie Wideman, of Belgrade; three grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. Friends may call today at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home in Potosi. Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Britton Chapel with Rev.

Herbert Wiley officiating. Burial will be in the Caledonia Methodist Cemetery. Those who were not registered to vote were also more likely than registered voters to complain that they did not get adequate information to make informed voting choices. Forty-five percent of men and 39 percent of women said they got most of their political information from newspapers. Television was preferred by 37 percent of the men and 41 percent of the women.

Northeasterners were more likely than other Americans to get most of their information from newspapers, while Southerners were more likely Election- (Continued from page 1) Skaggs opposed by Republican Norma Crocker; Republican incumbent Treasurer Marshall Mell and Democrat Kerry Glore; for Collector, Democrat Harold Pratte faces Republican Dudley Pautz; incumbent Recorder M.C. Kennon, a Republican, is opposed by Democrat Steve Grider; and in the seconddistrict County Commission race, Democrat Les Copeland against Republican S.J. (Pete) Martin. There are several unopposed Hostages- (Continued from page 1) video appearances, I am darned proud to be an American. "I'm proud of the American government and the American governmental employees, and would would hope that all Americans be proud of our government also." "Obviously its great day for me.

My joy is somewhat diminished by the fact the other hostages are being held in Lebanon. My thoughts are of Terry Anderson and Sutherland. My sadness that they are not here is deep," he said, referring to the two U.S. hostages held by Islamic Jihad, a pro-Iranian Shiite Moslem group. "On behalf of Terry Anderson this morning, I want to tell you Terry is fine," he said after asking for reporters for The Associated Press.

Anderson, chief Middle East correspondent for the AP, has been a hostage in Lebanon since March 1985. Sutherland, the acting dean of agriculture at the American University of Beirut, was abducted in June 1985. Jacobsen said news of Waite's efforts reached the hostages in captivity. "It really is a great pleasure to see this guy here," he said of Waite, who was in Beirut in late December EARL FISCHBECK B. Fischbeck, 76, of Farmington, died Nov.

3 at Jewish in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Home. IVA WEILER Iva Mae Weller, 66, of Farmington, died Nov. 2 at her home.

She was born May 11, 1920 in Bonne Terre to the late Jeff and Leona Richardson Pinkston. She was preceded in death by one daughter, one sister and one brother. Mrs. Weiler was a member of the Little Vine Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Raymond Weiler, of Farmington; one daughter, June Barbey, Valles Mines; one son, Jim Weiler, of Bonne Terre; one brother, Jerome Pinkston, of Bonne Terre; seven grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.

Friends may call 7 p.m. today at the C.Z. Boyer Funeral Home in Bonne Terre. Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Boyer Chapel with Rev.

Robert Lupkey officiating. Burial will be in Marvin Chapel Cemetery. CORRECTION Churches in the MINERAL AREA BAPTIST ASSOCIATION urge you to vote against pari-mutuel wagering November 4 Pa for by mineral a A than others to get their news from television. Respondents in the Media GeneralAssociated Press poll included a random, scientific sampling of 1,464 adults across the country Sept. 8-17.

As with all sample surveys, the results of Media General-AP telephone polls can vary from the opinions of all Americans because of chance variation in the sample. For a poll based on about 1,400 interviews, the results are subject to an error margin of 3 percentage points either way because of chance variations in the sample. candidates on Tuesday's ballot, as well as several issues. County voters will decide on allowing pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing and whether or not to establish county planning and zoning. Flat River voters will decide on an $80,000 bond issue for a new fire truck and a proposed eight-cent increase in the library tax.

Also to be decided statewide are two constitutional amendments and the retention of Supreme Court and Appeals Court judges. working on behalf of the captives. "As we sat on the floor in our underwear on the day of Christmas eve, he gave us hope, he gave us hope that we would be free men again," said Jacobsen. Jacobsen, of Huntington Beach, was turned over to U.S. officials on a street in Moslem west Beirut.

Officials(Continued from page 1) continued, to a solution of the hostages issue." It threatened to take "a totally different attitude" if the United States fails to follow through. Speakes refused 1 to say what those approaches might be but said the United States was continuing to pursue efforts to free the other hostages. Speakes expressed regret that the government "cannot keep the hostage families, who suffer so much through this, informed in greater detail of some of the very sensitive areas we're dealing in." He added he hoped Jacobsen's release "indicates to them and to all Americans that we are actively involved on a daily, virtually roundthe -clock basis in efforts to secure the release of the hostages." hope that now they understand that we cannot talk about it," the spokesman added. AUDREY MCKAY Audrey Dalton McKay, 76, of Flat River, died Nov. 1 at her home.

She was born Dec. 27, 1909 in Flat River to the late William Walter and Mary Estelle Golden Lewis. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Fines Dalton; one brother, Golden Lewis and one sister, Ada Mae Hill. She is survived by her husband, Lasco McKay, of Flat River; one son, Norman Dalton, of Lamont, two daughters: Yvonne (Mrs. William) Govero, of Annapolis and Darlene (Mrs.

John) Stevens, of Bonne Terre; two sisters: 1 Emma Davis, of Farmington and Mary Leona Skaggs, of Linnwood, and four grandchildren. Friends may call 5 p.m. today at the Crabdree Funeral Home. Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Crabdree Chapel with Richard Mabery officiating.

Burial will be in St. Francois Memorial Park. REV. HAROLD CROCKER Rev. Harold S.

Crocker, 55, of St. Louis, died Nov. 1 at the Veterans Hospital in St. Louis, He was born March 7, 1931 in Bismarck. He was preceded in death by his father, Norman Crocker.

He is survived by his mother, Cora Crocker Breeden, of Iron Mountain Lake; his wife, Geneva Crocker, of St. Louis; three daughters: Sandy, Claudine and Brenda, all of St. Louis; two sons: Danny and Harold both of St. Louis; five grandchildren; three sons sons-and-daughters-in-law and one brother, Lawrence Crocker, of Desloge. Friends may call 3 p.m.

today at the Colonial Hoffmeister Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa, St. Louis. Services will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hoffmeister Chapel. A Thought To Remember by David W.

Taylor In case you don't think your vote will mean much on Election Day, think about these nine elections where a single vote changed history. They were: 1645-One vote gave Oliver Cromwell control of England. 1649-One vote caused Charles 1 of England to be executed. 1776-One vote pave America the English language instead of German. 1839- One vote elected Marcus Morton governor of Massachsetts.

1845-One vote brought Texas into the Union. 1868- One vote saved President Andrew Johnson from im peachment. 1876-Ome vote gave Rutherford D. Mayes the U.S. presidency.

1876-One vote changed France from monarchy to a Republic. 1923-One vote gave Adolph Hitler leadership of the Nazi Party. Let us consider for a moment if. in 1923. Mitter was not chosen to head the Nazi Party.

Would there have been military build up and ultimately World War 11? What would the world be like today if there had been not war and need to find more sophisticated weaponry? Would that mean we would not be in arms race with the communist countries? Obviously, we do not have any answers to these questions. We're sure those who are students of world politics and history may be able to speculate on what would have happened, no one can know for sure So don't let your vote go to waste: Exercise your right to make a choice. Be part of history in the making MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC. 756-4533 115 W. Columbia Farmington, Mo..

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