Aiken Standard, January 3, 1989

Aiken Standard

January 03, 1989

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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - January 3, 1989, Aiken, South Carolina Aiken Onrirv PuMIc Library Sports 9 9 Notre Dame Coach Lou Holtz signals Irish Claim National Crown Page 7A Fiesta Bowl Notre Dame West Virginia 34 21 Orange Bowl Miami Nebraska 23 3 Citrus Bowl Clemson Oklahoma 13 6 Rose Bowl Michigan Southern Cal 22 14 Sugar Bowi Florida State Auburn 13 7 Cotton Bowl UCLA Arkansas 17 3 Hall Of Fame Bowl Syracuse LSU 23 10 The Year on Street Today Annual AMEX Report Please See Page 2B Clearing Expected Clearing skies are forecast tonight with cooler weather to follow The low will be in the upper 30s Please See Page 6A for details Deaths Nelle B Burriss Anderson Teola P Fisher Augusta John T Hemendinger Aiken Cassandra Lewis Aiken JC MaLoyd Augusta James S McKeown Chester Joshua O Perry Edgefield JM Smith Jr North Augusta Jesse L Sweat Barnwell Clive A Taylor Beech Island Please see Page 5A for details Inside Today Bridge Calendar Classifieds Comics Crossword Cryptoquote Dear Abby Local Front Obituaries Opinions Sports Television Weather 6B 8B 4B 3B 7B 5B 3B 1B 5A 4A 7A 3B 5A6A USPLO Officials Discussed Crash Page 18 Lt Gov Theodore Visits Aiken Tuesday January 3 1988 251 Aiken South Carolina Vol 122 No 3 101 st Congress Now In Session TIGER TAIL Oklahoma quarterback Jamelle Holieway found the going tough with Clemson defenders like Jesse Hatcher 55 crawling his back Monday in the Citrus Bowl Serious Work Will Wait Until Jan 20 By STEVEN KOMAROW The Associated Press WASHINGTON The 101st Congress opens with the nations legislature still firmly in Democratic control but with important changes in the leadership that will confront such crucial issues as the federal budget deficit the environment health care and ethics New and reelected members of the House and Senate were being sworn in today and then thetwo chambers were set to carry out organizational chores for two days Among them a joint session Wednesday to count the electoral votes for president Congress will then adjourn until Jan 20 although hearings could start before then on some of Presidentelect Bushs nomi nations No bills will beconsidered until later in the month but plenty will be talked about as lawmakers await Bushs legislative proposals Possibly the most controversial deci sion members will have to make early in the session is whether to approve a pay raise for themselves A presidential com mission has recommended a 50 percent Bush Sets StrategiesPage 2A increase and many lawmakers contend their jobs make it difficult to live on the base salary Pay is always a politically dicey issue but especially so this year with so much attention being focused on the federal deficit President Reagan sends his final bud get to Congress Jan 9 and Bush is ex pected to submit his own ideas after tak ing office Before fiscal 1990 begins Oct 1 Congress and the new president must agree on how to cut more than billion in spending or to raise taxes in order to meet the goals of the GrammRudman budget balancing law Awaiting Bushs proposals before of fering their own are House Speaker Jim Wright DTexas and the Senates new majority leader George Mitchell of Maine Mitchell succeeds Sen Robert C Byrd DWVa who will also play a key fiscal role as he moves over to the chair manship of the Appropriations Committee Bush pledged repeatedly during the campaign he would not support any new taxes but many Democrats are openly skeptical he can keep that promise Please See 101ST Page 6A Price Tag For Weapons Plant Cleanup Billion By BARTON REPPERT The Associated Press WASHINGTON The Energy Depart ment is proposing an billion 20year program to clean up and modernize the nations troubled nuclear weapons pro duction complex The cost of modernization and envi ronmental restoration will require a sig nificant increase in funding for the next two decades said an Energy Depart ment report for delivery to Congress The billion total includes billion to modernize outdated facilities some of which are more than 30 years old while billion would go toward efforts to deal with radioactive and chemical contami nation at many sites throughout the weapons complex The longrange plan would involve building new facilities at the Savannah River Plant in South Carolina and in Ida ho as well as phasing out weapons pro duction activities in Washington state Colorado and Ohio The Energy Department has refused to release any portions of the classified doc ument known as the 2010 Report be cause it looks ahead as far as the 2010 fiscal year Gail Bradshaw deputy chief spokes man for the department said this week the department could not release the re ports unclassified executive summary until it had received permission to do so from the National Security Council A copy of the summary was obtained by Morris News Service and made avail able to The Associated Press Energy Secretary John S Herrington said Dec 22 the next administration faces hard choices in dealing with the problems of the nuclear weapons complex Please See PRICE Page 6A Steady Gains Are Forecast For Textiles By The Associated Press GREENVILLE Steady improve ment in textile sales are expected to pro duce a 5 to 10 percent gain in profits for the industry in 1989 according to a New York analyst Sales and profits are expected to be slightly better than 1988 figures but far less than 1987s record totals analysts said I think most of the companies bar ring some kind of disaster in the econo my should be able to eke out a small gain in profits but not much maybe 5 to 10 percent analyst Grace Taferner of First Manhattan in New York told The Greenville News Textile mill sales rose 2 percent to billion in 1988 while profits dropped 16 percent to billion according to esti mates by the American Textile Manufac turers Institute Analyst Patricia Ryan of Raymond James Associates of St Petersburg Fla said textile mills will be in good position to benefit from a rebound in re tail sales because inventories are rela tively low Im not looking for a big spurt in growth but by cutting inventories and costs in 88 I think it will help 89 be a better year she said Id look for an improvement in earnings but of a mod erate type The results from 1988 show that the rel atively small number of publicly held textile companies are performing better than smaller companies said analyst Elizabeth VanDeventer of Standard Poors in New York One reason is that apparel fabrics suf fered the most in 1988 The business is one of the largest segments of the indus try and tends to include many small mills Please See STEADY Page 6A Staff Photo By Ginny Southworth FAMILY SUPPORT Family life and her three children from left Hollis 6 Kendall 4 and Brannon 9 are important parts of the busy life of Dr Margaret H Peggy Fitch who is Aiken Countys 1988 Physician of the Year For details please see Page 1 B Fugitive Spotted After TV Show By The Associated Press CHARLESTON Local FBI au thorities say a fugitive last seen when the woman he was living with spotted him on a television program is considered armed and dangerous FBI Agent William Nettles said 38 yearold Nicholas Dolce who is wanted for murder and attempted arson in Colorado fled Sunday from the home after arguing with the woman Nettles said he Dolce indicated to her he was the person described on the television show about wanted criminals before leaving in the worn ans car Mettles said Monday the suspect had not been caught and that au thorities were still searching the Charleston area Nettles said while authorities do not know whether Dolce is armed an allpoints bulletin warned he was to be considered armed and dangerous Dolce is listed among the FBIs 10 most wanted fugitives he said The television program Ameri cas Most Wanted featured a pro file of Dolce who is accused of kill ing his mother The agent said the suspect became associated with the woman about three weeta ago but has been in town longer than that Authorities would not release the identity of the woman Authorities said Dolce is white with a dark complexion and has passed himself off as an American Indian or Mexican He is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds his shoulderlength hair was origi nally brown but has been dyed black Authorities said Dolce is a heavy drug user and often dresses as a woman A spokesman for the Americas Most Wanted show said Dolce is ac cused of beating his mother to death on May 2 1986 in Trinidad Colo and setting fire to her home ;