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Arlington Morning News (Newspaper) - March 26, 1999, Arlington, Texas SEARCH NARROWS FOR ARLINGTON HIGH FOOTBALL COACH PAGE 1B Own Newspaper tus Texas Friday March 26 1999 1999 Arlington Morning 3 Sections 25 cents Restoration project recalls 20s lifestyle By Lori Price writer of the Arlington Morning News Virginia Friday Hall loved the dining room of her childhood home She remembers the china cabinet the sparkling chandelier and the large table for six It was always such a lovely the Ms Hall said Thursday I remember it had a lit tle daybed in it and after lunch or supper my sister and I would lie down on that and take our What Ms Hall loved about the dining room and the entire house her father Marion Lee Friday built in 1923 now will be shared with all of Arlington Businessman Xavier Carrillo purchased and restored the home at 1906 Ambers Circle in East Arlington He and his wife Tori will a house tour with East Arlington Renewal on Sunday from 2 to 5 Its kind of a way to do my small part in preserving said Mr Carrillo who restores homes as a hobby The Friday home is just east of the intersection of New York Avenue and Glenhaven Street Preserving the Friday house is Please aee Restoration on Page Historic district idea draws fire Organizers defend selection of homes Arlington Morning News Tom Fox Xavier Carrillo restored the historic Friday family home built in 1923 The house which was built on the 112 acres near New York Avenue and Glenhaven Street will be open to the public Sunday By Valerie Fields Staff Writer of the Arlington Morning News Members of the Mount Olive Baptist Church the citys largest congregation said Thursday an effort to name a nearby neighborhood a historic site is racist because no black owned homes are included This is definitely a racially moti said church spokeswoman Pam Roach Its a racially motivated Barry Anderson director of resi properties for Mount Olive agreed We believe the presenters of this case have presented elements of he said There are specific exclusions in the request for historic designation The key element is minorities have been excluded from this However proponents of the North Arlington Residential Please see Residen ts on Page COURSE Thousands of students sing worship at UTAs Maverick stadium By Rufus Coleman Staff Writer of The Arlington Morning News More than students gathered at Maverick Stadium to worship and jam They were a part of the first Christians Reaching Arlington Students Hearts event or 99 Were a network of youth pastors coming together to give something to our said Joe Centineo organizer and the youth minister for Pantego Bible Church We like to call ourselves the Church of but our purpose is to bring the Lords message to the Forty youth ministries from Arlington and Mansfield sponsored the free program Together they raised to sponsor the event that took nine months to plan The purpose is to let as many students as possible in Arlington and Mansfield know about Jesus said Chris Burgin a Coordinator and the youth minis ter at the Walnut Ridge Baptist Church in Arlington Its also just a chance for stu dents to come hang out listen and Christian music groups like Sycamore and Al Denson performed and speakers included members of the Dallas Cowboys For Mr Centineo the need for an event was obvious He said often kids he met need ed a way to feel comfortable in their faith while others needed to find that faith Ive got kids who often have to counsel their own he said Theres so much brokenness Our purpose is to present the message of God clearly and very unashamedly because we believe its what our kids The churches sponsoring the program will also present programs on character in schools across Arlington and Mansfield Chris Roberts believes wholeheartedly in Thursday nights event He performed a pantomime with his friends about Jesus Christ Gods doing a wonderful awesome thing Chris said And I wanted to be a part of Chris said both his Christian and non Christian friends came to the event I brought a whole lot of he said Theyre not all Christian but I hope they will be after Jonathan Bell 16 said 99 was a great way to be with his friends and to be proud of his beliefs Arlington Morning News John Kennedy Melissa Bolin left and Amber Fishhook sing along with the band Sycamore during 99 at UTAs Maverick Stadium The event Christians Reaching Arlington Students Hearts featured musi cal groups and guest speakers including members of the Dallas Cowboys Disneyland fined after accident Fatal incident prompts action from state agency By Kevin J Shay Staff Writer of the Arlington Morning News A California agency fined Disneyland Thursday for two serious safety viola tions related to a ride accident that killed a man and injured two people The fine comes on the heels of an unrelated fatal accident at Six Flags Over Texas on Sunday Valeria Cartwright 28 of West Helena drowned when the Roaring Rapids raft she was riding in overturned Ten other people were injured Mayor Pro Tern Dottie Lynn said Thursday it was prema ture to comment on whether Six Flags could face similar sanctions Six Flags has had an excel lent safety she said I think we can talk too much about this incident of whether it will affect Six Flags busi ness Its like all those people talking about fears of Six Flags spokeswoman Nancy St Pierre has said that the Arlington park has a strong safety record The acci dent was the first fatality of a guest since the park opened in 1961 Division of Occupational Safety and Health found that Disneyland failed to adequately train park employee Christine Carpenter on operating the Sailing Ship Columbia ride before the fatal accident The agency also cited the Anaheim theme park for allow Dottie Lynn said it is too soon to determine if Six Flags Over Texas could face similar sanctions ing a metal cleat on the ship to become overloaded The cleat tore loose from a rope killing guest Luan Phi Dawson 33 of Duvall Wash Disneyland officials said Ms Carpenter had been adequate ly trained and that the park was considering an appeal Disney said it has improved training for employees and made mechanical tions to the ride including adding instruments measuring speed Mr Dawson was hit in the face and neck by the cleat Christmas Eve and died two days later of a brain hemor His wife Lieu Thuy 43 also suffered serious head and face injuries and was hospitalized for several weeks Ms Carpenter 30 suffered a broken ankle in the accident that required several opera tions The report found that Ms Carpenter who was substituting for another employee on the ride had never helped dock the ship Through interviews and review of training records and See Disneyland on Page Rift will mend professors say Russian reaction to NATO bombings called political By Todd Wills Staff Writer of the Arlington Morning News Dennis Tsurkan doesnt like mili tary conflicts so the UTA student understands why his country denounced NATOs deci sion to launch airstrikes against Yugoslavia He also knows strong relations are crucial for both coun tries especially for a Russia that des needs billions of dollars in Western loans For that reason Mr Tsurkan sees the current rift including President Boris Yeltsin putting aside cooperation with the Western alliance as being a short Bush supports strikes lived one The airstrikes are not an obstacle its just a short pause The whole relationship should not go back said the computer science student who arrived here two years ago Mr sentiment was echoed Thursday by professors of Russian and East European history at the University of Texas at Arlington They all agreed that Mr angry response was mostly a politi cal ploy The Russians need the Americans they say because of eco nomic problems requiring help that includes fresh loans from the International Monetary Fund The potential for a breakdown between the and Russia is seri but its not said Dennis Reinhartz a professor of Russian and Eastern European history at UTA You have to look at it from point of view He is trying to maintain and claim dence from the He also is proud to be a Russian and would like to see Russia be great Its important that the United States maintain good relations because Russia is becoming a plural istic society and has become a major ally said Mark Cichock an associate professor cf political science at UTA He labeled the current rift as a major fight between We cant ignore them that is not iton eluin in our best he said It would be a very dangerous move because Russia is a power teetering on the brink It could go to democra cy or it could become a rogue power Yeltsin understands that and he doesnt want to go backward He wants to be a superpower but not in opposition of the rest of the Russian leaders angrily den NATO airstrikes against Yugoslavia on Thursday but Mr Yeltsin said Moscow would not use force in retaliation INSIDE Area traffic Classifieds Free Advice Lottery Movies Obituaries Opinions Stocks WEATHER Partly 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