Aiken Standard, March 19, 1989

Aiken Standard

March 19, 1989

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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - March 19, 1989, Aiken, South Carolina Sports Sooners Crush Louisiana Tech Page 5B A Quick Read Anatomy Of Hate Seminar Scheduled BOSTON AP Bringing philoso phers writers and psychologists to gether to ponder the roots of hatred is not naive its a necessity in this era of plastic explosives skinheads and the furor over The Satanic Verses organizers of a new pro gram say Anatomy of Hate a threeday seminar scheduled to begin Sunday at Boston University will tackle some tough questions and diverse subjects from the threats against author Salman Rushdie for his novel to the January riots in Miami Thats a very strong word ha tred said Nobel Prizewinning hu manitarian Elie Wiesel whose foun dation organized the event Usually all the conferences are for love and for compassion and I want ed to name the disease And the disease is simple con crete and conjugal and its here all around us Thats why I begin with the anatomy of hatred to explore it to analyze it to dissect it The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Hu manity has tentative plans to hold other Beyond Hate gatherings this year and next year in Israel the So viet Union Paris and San Francisco A PBS series with Bill Moyers as host is also in the works i Annexation h Topic Of Council Meeting The Aiken City Council will hold a special called meeting Monday at pm in order to receive informa tion on the Kalmia Hill annexation vote Roland H Windham city man ager said No action will be held at the meet ing other than to receive the informa tion from the County Election Com mission Windham said The Council will need to vote on the annexation at a later time Weather Sunny Skies Mostly sunny skies will remain throughout today with a high in the mid 70s Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low in the mid 40s Please see details on Page 12A Deaths Frankie Bing Cheatham Aiken Charles Davis Jr Martinez Mildred Ward Dixon Augusta Edward H Holliday Edgefield Edith B Wingate Moore Augusta Dorothy Ford Royal Aiken Clarence K Yonce Johnston Please see details on Page 12A Inside Today Bridge5D Calendar5C Classifieds3D Crossword6D Cryptoquote4D Dear Abby5C Local Front10A Obituaries12A Opinions1D Sports1B Stocks2C Television3B Weather12A Weddings6C South Carolina Wages Fall Again Westinghouse Faces Guidelines Discovery Returns Home To Cheers By The Associated Press EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE Calif The space shuttle Discovery plunged out of space to a desert landing at dawn Saturday ending an almost flawless mis sion that included completion of NASAs satellite communication system Well done Discovery Thats one to be proud of capsule communicator Frank Culbertson said The shuttle bearing a fiveman crew four crippled rats 32 fertilized chicken eggs and other experiments landed on schedule at am on a paved runway on Rogers Dry Lake watched by a near record 460000 spectators NASA and the countrys happy this morning Its a beautiful day in Califor nia Rear Adm Richard H Truly the space agencys associate administrator said after Discovery touched down Its marvelous people can come out on such a pretty morning and watch it Truly added I think the country real izes were back The landing looked perfect as prom ised from orbit when shuttle commander Michael L Coats a veteran Navy air craft carrier pilot radioed 3 wire to mission control He referred to the best arresting cable for a plane to snag when landing on the deck of a carrier NASA television closeups of the shuttle after its 19millionmile trip showed nu merous white marks on the black ther mal tiles that protect the shuttles under side from the heat of reentry But Truly described the damage as a few minor chips The vehicle is just as clean as it can be Truly said at a postlanding news conference In December the shuttle Atlantis suf fered severe tile damage when it was hit by insulation falling off a booster rocket and fuel tank during the launch The fiveday missions main objective deployment of NASAs third Tracking and Data Relay Satellite was accom plished Monday the day Discovery was launched from Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral Fla Results of a variety See DISCOVERY Page ISA NECK AND NECK Critics Corner on the rail fought off a late charge by Merry Mixer to claim victory in the von Cassatt Claims 15000 Spectators Turn Out For First Leg Of Triple Crown By TONY BAUGHMAN Sports Editor A pair of stablemates made the open ing weekend of Aikens annual Triple Crown a pleasant one for trainer AJ Sandy Cassatt In Saturdays 47th running of the Aiken Training Track Public Trials two Thor oughbreds trained by Cassatt and boarded in the same stable captured the first two races of the fiverace card in front of an estimated crowd of nearly 15000 Whos Dancin a grey gelding owned by Arrowhead Farm stormed to a 23second victory in the opening Coward Trophy a onequarter mile run for twoyearold colts and geldings Trials PicturesPage 8A 9A Then in the onequarter mile Post Tro phy Winter Gift a chestnut gelding owned by Llennoco Farms finished ahead of two unnamed entrants for a win ning time of seconds The race was for twoyearolds Dancin justified our faith in him Cassatt said He ran today like he did the other day in training Winter Gift Cassatt said had been training well He had been coming to hand the last two or three weeks He was the other horses stablemate Whos Dancin ridden out of the No 2 post position by Johnny Hamilton fin ished ahead of Buckland Farms Gallant Partner and Dogwood Stables Summer Squall Summer Squall was the only entrant of the day from Dogwood Stable which along with Frank Wrights Hill n Dale Farm dominated last years Trials Eddie Bruce rode Winter Gift ahead of unnamed filly owned by Mrs Willard C Freeman and another unnamed filly owned by George E Robb See CASSATT Page 14A Staff Photo By Ginny Southworth Stade Trophy at Saturdays running of the 47th Aiken Trials At Trials Staff Photo By Ginny Southworth GETTING READY These horses are led down the drive to the paddock at the Aiken Training Track Saturday An estimated crowd of 15000 people turned out tor the first event in the Triple Crown BUSH Strategy Questions Irk Bush By The Associated Press WASHINGTON Two months into his presidency George Bush is struggling with perceptions that he hit the ground walking and chose a style of governance constrained by worry about policy stumbles Bush has gone out of his way in recent speeches and ex changes with report ers to drive home the message that the only treadmill hes on is the exercising machine he uses in the White House residence He chafed at sugges tions by critics that his goslow strategy on EastWest relations gives Soviet Presi dent Mikhail Gorbachev the upper hand in world public opinion saying I am not going to be pushed into speedy action be cause Mr Gorbachev gives a compelling speech at the United Nations He undertook an almost painstaking explanation of why he ordered timecon suming reviews of both foreign and de fense strategy saying weve got to map a strategy But administration officials acknowledge that Bushs preinaugural decision to conduct such reassessments contributed to an image problem once he settled into office See STRATEGY Page 14A Nuclear Crossroad Will Another Nuclear Plant Be Built In US By The Associated Press WASHINGTON Ten years after the Three Mile Island reactor accident in Pennsylvania nuclear power in America is approaching a critical crossroad Critics say the nuclear era should be ended in the 1990s to avoid unnecessary financial and safety risks Supporters say the industry must be rejuvenated to pre serve an alternative to growing depen dence on fossil fuels such as oil Increasingly people on both sides are suggesting that unless a comeback is started soon the industry will degenerate to the point of no return Suppliers of nu clear plant components already are drop ping out of the business and the pool of universitytrained nuclear engineers is shrinking It does atrophy and it is more serious than it might seem said Larry Hobart executive director of the American Pub lic Power Association a Washington based trade group representing publicly owned utilities many of which rely on nuclear power Whatever the longrange outcome few believe atomic power will contribute much if anything to the added generat ing capacity that experts say will be needed over the next decade to meet the nations growing appetite for electricity See NUCLEAR Page ISA ;