Tyrone Daily Herald, November 1, 1989

Tyrone Daily Herald

November 01, 1989

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Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 1, 1989, Tyrone, Pennsylvania The Daily Herald Serving Antis Snyder Warriors Mark Celebrating 123 Years As A Daily Newspaper 123 Number 67 Per Copy NOVEMBER 1989 PHONE 6844000 Two Accidents Claim One Life On SR 350 Two traffic accidents on State Route 350 Tuesday night have left one Osceo la Mills man dead and his passenger seriously The first accident occured at last according to Philips burg State on State Route 350 about four and a half miles north of Bald A 1979 truck trailer pulling a Ravens driven by Rejcan Gre of was travelling south when it sending the flatbed across the north bound A 1989 Pontiac Sunbird driven by John of Osceola was travelling north 350 and struck the Sandy Ridge Fire and Ambulance responded to the transporting Southard and a passenger in his Amy of Osceola to Philipsburg John Southard PHOTO BY VIRCIE WERNER SCENE OF A 1989 Pontiac Sunbird was destroyed and the John of Osceola Mills was killed when the bed of a tractortrailer swung across the highway on State Route 350 and into the path of the Southard A passenger in the Amy of Osceola was seriously injured in the mishap and was transported to Hershey Medical The driver of the Rejean of Canada was ACLU Files Suit Against Officials Of Blair Jail PITTSBURGH UPI The Ameri can Civil Liberties Union has filed suit on behalf of a female inmate at the Blair County Jail against the warden and pris on board because they will not allow her homosexual lover to The suit was filed in District Court on behalf of Jane who has been in the jail in Hollidaysburg since Marion associate director of the ACLUs Pittsburgh said court to declare the jails visitation poli cy Damick We were aware of this situation several months but we were only able to contact the woman this last said We tried to locate her but we were unable to get her She had tried to contact us earlier but she was given the wrong The suit said the woman wrote a letter to Warden Gary Sparks to have her lovers name placed on the visitors but he denied the request and the prison board upheld the We first heard about it when the Cont on Page 2 House OKs More Drug War Smoking Ban By ELIOT BRENNER WASHINGTON UPI The House tentatively voted to boost fund ing for the drug war to billion in a sign of the tobacco industrys declining decided to ban smok ing on almost all domestic airline The actions came Tuesday as the House gave initial approval to a compromise bill bearing billion for the Transportation Department in fiscal The vote was For procedural the measure was sent back briefly to the House Rules Committee because of technical ities related to the drug Final House passage was expected and the Senate still must act on the measure before it goes to the White The measure was used as a vehicle to add billion in drug money sought by President Bush and Congress to the billion contained in 12 other appropriations bills for other Cont on Page 2 EXTRA MILE Burgoon an employee of the Tyrone Hospital dietary department for ihc past three is the latest recipient of the hospitals Extra Mile Employee The award is presented quarterly to an employee who consistently goes the extra mile in service to the patients and the wife of Lanny lives in They have one a student at Roscdale VoTcch School in Thomas chief executive officer of Tyrone is shown presenting Burgoon with a plaque in recognition of her Leona dietary department is at 4 Sailors Washed Overboard In Two Mishaps But Defense Officials Say Ships Are Safe CAPE UPI Four sailors were washed overboard from aircraft carriers in two separate the Navys third and fourth accidents in three but defense officials said the mishaps do not indi cate a safety problem among Three sailors and 38 missiles on the aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower went overboard early Tuesday off Cape Two sailors were plucked from the ocean by Navy rescue helicop ters but crews searched without success for the said Steve Burnett of the Atlantic Fleet headquar ters in In a separate a sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson washed overboard some 600 miles north of Wake Island at Tues day during 12foot swells and 10knot A Navy search has not yet been Defense officials said the latest two accidents were unrelated and that vessels were If you look at the totality of Navy operations obviously by a very wide margin the operations have been Pentagon spokesman Fred Hoffman said Navy spokesman Bruce Cole What weve got are totally unre Todays Headlines CHICAGO While most trickor treaters shed their ghoulish cos tumes and other disguises after a night of partying or collecting can several children were recovering from gunshot wounds as Halloween tragedy struck across the Four children were shot and wound ed in Pennsylvania and Chi cago Tuesday and in Mary land a trickortreater was killed in a traffic WASHINGTON President looking forward to his summit next month with Soviet leader Mik hail said rapid changes under way in Eastern Europe con vinced him it was the right time for the Bush announced Tues day that he and Gorbachev will meet 23 aboard and Soviet warships in the Mediterranean Sea to discuss a wide array of CAPE Four sailors were washed overboard from aircraft carriers in two separate the Navys third and fourth accidents in three Three sailors and 38 missiles on the air craft carrier USS Eisenhower went overboard early Tuesday off Cape Two of the sailors were A sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson washed overboard in the Pacific and a search for him was under Nicaragua Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega inexplicably postponed until Wed nesday a scheduled announcement as to whether he would end a unila teral ceasefire with the Contra Government spokes woman Patricia Gomez said without explanation that a news conference Ortega had called for Tuesday even ing had been postponed until Wed nesday WASHINGTON A long dead lock on proposals to raise the federal minimum wage has ended with agreement between President Bush and Democrats in Congress on a Cont on Page 2 Weather Lottery and Low in the mid Light and variable mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain High 45 to Friday through Sun daycolder Friday with snow Lows 25 to 30 and highs 35 to The winning number selected Tuesday night in the Pennsylvania Lotterys Daily Number game was The Big4 Number was The winning numbers selected in the Pennsylvania Lotterys Wild Card Lotto game were and the Wild Card number was was pronounced dead at the hospital due to multiple trauma Amy Southard was LifeFlighted to Hershey Medical Center in serious Grenier was Damage to the Southard vehicle was heavy while the tractor was undamaged and the flatbed received minor No charges have been filed against The second accident of the evening on State Route 350 occured just after midnight in Snyder Blair Christopher of was travelling north on 350 when he swerved to miss an animal in the His 1983 Nissan King Cab pickup crossed onto the west skidded 38 and finally rolled to a stop on its Sandy Ridge Fire and Ambulance responded to the scene and transported Suchocki to Philipsburg Hospital where he was treated and Jubelirer Wants Support For Correction Personnel Senate Pro Tcmpore Robert Jube lirer put the spotlight on conditions at Huntingdon State Correctional Institu tion in sharp questioning of State Cor rections Commissioner David Owens and urged that the Casey Administra tion take additional steps to support cor rections officers and ease prison At a public hearing held Tuesday in Harrisburg by the Senate Judiciary Jubclirer raised concerns about the million gap between what the Corrections Department had sought and the lesser amount the Governor had recommended in recent asking whether the additional manpower and cell space could have made a difference in preventing prison disturbances at Huntingdon and Camp While the community is relived that the incident at Huntingdon was not as destructive as that at Camp people are justifiably concerned about whether steps will be taken to prevent a or whether it is merely a matter of time before prob lems flare up once Jubelirer He challenged the shortage of conec tional officers and the resulting demands on them to work excessive noting that the General Assembly has been consistently sup portive of requests to build prisons and expand the complement of corrections He warned Commissioner Owens that a number of state policies have hurt the morale of officers at the state insti tutions and that not enough attention was being given to issues such as riot Juibclirer also pressed Owens for assurances that people employed at the institutions could share concerns and complaints with legislators and the media without jeopardizing their noting that their experience could prove very Jubelirer asked Owens to support including Huntingdon in the investiga tion to be conducted by the independent commission formed by the a request Jubelirer made to Governor Casey in an 30 Jubelirer believes that problems throughout the system must be instead of limiting the review to events at Camp Gorbachev To Meet Aboard 23 By HELEN THOMAS UPI White House Reporter WASHINGTON UPI President looking forward to his summit next month with Soviet leader Mikhail said rapid changes under way in Eastern Europe convinced him it was the right time for the Bush announced Tuesday that he and Gorbachev will meet 23 aboard and Soviet warships in the Mediterranean Sea to discuss a wide array of The two leaders are expected to talk about ways to bolster Gorbachevs perestroika reforms in the Soviet but there will be no specific agenda and no substantial agreements are expected from the Im looking forward to this meet Bush I think its the right thing to be As I there was a time when I wasnt sure that it but with this rapidity of change Its just that in this time of dynamic change I didnt want to miss Bush and Gorbachev began talking in July about the possibility of The formal announcement was made Tuesday simultaneoulsy at the White House and in The teteatete will be a prelude to a super summit to be held in the United States in late spring or early summer when a major longrange nuclear weapons agreement is expected to be As Bush and Gorbachev sit down to talk amid the changing political climate in Eastern they are expected to reap political rewards and enhance their stature on the world in needs support as he tries to move the Soviet economy toward a free No specific arrangements for the meeting were discussed The United States has a prime candi date for its host vessel in the guided Conl on Page 2 lated accidents one in the one in the Gulf of Mexico and another in the Indian The circumstances are totally unre I dont see any conclusions anyone can draw from There wouldnt appear to be any common Cole In addition to the two incidents Tues the Navy suffered two other mishaps in as many days that left five sailors dead and two warships Four men and one woman were killed and 19 injured Sunday when a Cont on Page 2 Air Malta Denies Claims It Shipped Lockerbie Bomb By KARIN DAVIES LONDON UPI Maltas national airline denied reports in American and British newspapers that the bomb that blew up a Pan Am jetliner over Scot land last year was in a suitcase initially placed on one of its A Swedish prosecutor also denied reports Tuesday that a Palestinian facing trial on terrorism charges had admitted passing an explosive device to a Syrianbased terrorist group suspected of having blown up the The Sunday Times of London said unnamed British sources believe the bomb that destroyed the Boeing 747 on was planted in abag that was transferred from Air Malta Flight KM 180 to Pan American World Airways Flight 103 in West No passenger accompanied the it Flight 103 originated in West stopped in and was bound for New York when it blew up over the Scottish hamlet of killing all 259 on board and 11 people on the A statement issued by Air Malta said its own records show that Flight KM 180 on did not carry any passengers going to London or to the United States on Pan American The New YorkTimes and The Washington Post published articles Tuesday saying investigators believed the bomb that destroyed Flight 103 was hidden in a bag checked on a flight that originated in Malta and connected with the Pan Am plane in The Times cited unnamed sour ces for its report while the Post quoted a spokesman for West Germanys Feder al Office of Criminal The Times of London quoted Scot tish police saying the suitcase carrying the bomb almost certainly contained clothing which had been made and bought in The newspaper said a shopkeeper in the Maltese tourist resort of Sliema recalled selling a pair of which were recovered from the suitcase and traced to Malta through a to a man with a Libyan accent a month before the But Scottish police overseeing the investigation denied that the reports came from official The New York Times Tuesday joined various publications that have linked the bombing to the Popular Front for the Liberation of PalestineGeneral The citing unnamed government said new joint findings by British and West German authorities could produce sufficient evidence for the Bush admi nistration to take action against nations supportive of the Popular parti cularly Syria and The PFLPGC is headed by Aluned Jibril with headquarters in Jabril opposes Yasser chief of the Palestine Liberation ;