Aiken Standard, October 8, 1989

Aiken Standard

October 08, 1989

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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - October 8, 1989, Aiken, South Carolina The Top 25 No 1 Notre Dame 27 Stanford17 No 2 Miami Cincinnati 56 0 No 3 Colorado Missouri 49 3 No 4 Nebraska Kansas State 58 7 No 5 Michigan Wisconsin 24 0 No 6 Tennessee Georgia 17 14 No 8 Pittsburgh Temple 27 3 No 9 Southern Cal24 Washington16 No 9 West Virginia10 Virginia Tech 12 No 11 Auburn Kentucky 24 12 No 12 Houston Baylor 66 10 No 13 Alabama Mississippi 62 27 No 14NC State Middle Tenn State 35 14 No 15 Clemson Virginia 34 20 No 16 Oklahoma Oklahoma State 37 15 No 17 Syracuse10 No 22 Florida State41 No 18 Illinois Ohio State 34 14 No 19 Texas Texas Tech27 No 20 Air Force Navy 35 7 No 21 Washington State51 No 23 Oregon38 No 24 Michigan State 17 Iowa14 Weather Partly cloudy skies are forecast to day with a 20 percent chance of show ers The high will be in the upper 60s Considerably cloudy skies are fore cast tonight with a low in the low 50s Please see Page 4A for details Deaths Calvin Creason Beech Island Annie L Johnson Sandersville Ga Grace Sanders High Point NC Ruby H Smith New Ellenton Mamie S Vernon Augusta William J Willig Windsor Please see Page 4A for details Inside Today Bridge5E Business1D Calendar7D Classifieds3E DearAbby7D Local Front6A Obituaries4A Opinions1E Sports1C Weather4A Weddings4D Page 2 A Funds Limited For Obscene Art Mails Marketing Director Named Sunday October 81989 Aiken South Carolina AilNight Shootout In Jackson Ends With Arrest By CARL LANGLEY Staff Writer An allnight Shootout between law en forcement authorities and a 19yearold Jackson man ended early Saturday with out bloodshed and with the man being jailed a spokesman for the Aiken County Sheriffs Department said Chief Investigator RP Bob Voight identified the man as David Smith He is being held in the Aiken County Detention Center on a charge of assault and battery with intent to kill Voight said Smith put down a semi automatic rifle in a wooded area near Jackson and surrendered to a number of law enforcement officers shortly after daylight Saturday The surrender ended a wild episode of shooting that resulted in a spotlight on a deputys car being shot out a shot being fired into the ground at the feet of a law enforcement officer and another shot fired through the door of a police cruiser Voight said the shooting rampage started about 8 pm Friday when Deputy Bruce Wingate received a call from two women in Jackson Thev told officers that Smith the boyfriend of one of them had broken into a mobile home and was threatening them Voight said Wingate summoned backup support and Aiken Sheriffs Department officers Lt Bill Bledsoe Cpl David Quattlebaurh and Deputy Nathan Weigle went to the scene The department also called for help from the South Carolina Law Enforce ment Division and Aiken Department of Public Safety which responded with spe cial weapons teams and bloodhounds Voight said Wingate was the first to ROLLING OUT Clemson quarterback Chris Morocco 8 rolls out as a Virginia defender closes in during action Saturday afternoon in Clemson Morocco threw for more Staff Photo By David Kidwell than 200 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Tigers 3420 victory Please see story on Page 1C reach the mobile home on Hidden Springs Road and observed Smith running down a road screaming before the firing be gan When other officers arrived Smith is alleged to have taken shots at the po lice vehicle and fired one round into the ground near Lt Bledsoe Voight said a number of shots were ex changed between the officers and Smith who took refuge in woods to fire at the officers Voight said no one was hit dur ing the exchanges and officers waited out the man until daylight brought the surrender US Weighs Actions By The Associated Press WASHINGTON President Bush re fuses to rule out military action to oust Panamanian Gen Manuel Antonio Nor iega but the next US moves are more likely to involve dollars than bullets The new economic strictures under consideration to step up pressure on Nor iega include the withholding of about million in taxes paid monthly to his gov ernment on behalf of Panamanian em ployees of US agencies officials said The officials who asked not to be iden tified said discussions about new sanc tions against Panama began well before the failed coup attempt last Tuesday Ac cording to the Treasury Department sanctions imposed to date have deprived Panama of about million Other economic measures under con sideration the officials said include lim iting even further the payments US Please See US Page 5A Charleston Power Could Be Restored By End Of Today By CARL LANGLEY Staff Writer A South Carolina Electric and Gas Co spokesman said Friday that the utility expects to have power restored to almost every customer in the Charleston area by late Sunday When Hurricane Hugo struck the coast al city two weeks ago power supply to all of its 132000 customers in Charleston was severed Since then it has been a blockbyblock and mileby mile effort to restore service We are a little ahead of what we ex pected but we will have most everybody Local Volunteers HelpPage6A back on by late Sunday or early next week at the latest said Brian Duncan from Columbia headquarters Duncan said in order to get power re stored to every customer the utility has had to perform some tasks that we nor mally wouldnt do but nothing has been done that is unsafe Duncan said in the months to follow the company expects to go back into a lot of areas and rework various lines in order to bring them up to standards Right now we are concentraing on try ing to get power back on and once we get everyone back on we can take a closer look he remarked 1 am sure that the work will continue for months Duncan said the company hasnt giv en much thought to what the final cost will be to repair restore and ultimately upgrade the damaged system but it will be more than the million figure that was given initially That was before we had a good idea but at tiiis point cost is secondary The main thing is the repairs Cathy B Novinger an senior vice president for government relations produced a fact sheet that revealed the awesome impact the storm had on the system Mrs Novinger said the fact sheet omits financial costs because company accoun tants and estimators have been unable to tally up all the damage and what it will take to put everything back in place Among the highlights of the Hurricane Fact Sheet provided by Mrs Novinger and dated Oct 5 More than 300000 of 430000 customers lost power due to the storm with 132000 of them in Charleston County See CHARLESTON Page 5A Friends Mourn Loss Of Legend Bette Davis By The Associated Press PARIS Colleagues friends and a generation of fans on Saturday mourned Bette Davis who began her career playing nasty driven women and died more than a halfcentury later as one of the worlds most beloved film stars The 81yearold actress died Friday night at the American Hospital in Paris a hospi tal spokesman confirmed Saturday The twotime Oscar winning actress had been on her way home to West Hollywood Calif from a film festival in San Sebastian Spain where she had been honored for a lifetime of achievement and had won the hearts of the festival audience with her warmth wit and honesty In New York her longtime attorney How ard Schiff said she died of cancer and that she had battled the disease since a mastec DAVIS tomy in 1983 During that same year she also suffered a stroke and a broken hip Her doctors knew the cancer had spread and was terminal he said but decided to let her go on going about her business Her business was film and over the course of 59 years she starred in some of Americas most memorable movies Among her more than 80 films were Of Human Bondage All About Eve and Dark Victory She was nominated for the Academy Award 10 times and won the best actress award Please See FRIENDS Page 5A Gamecocks Roll Staff Photo By Ginny Southworth GOING DOWN USC wide receiver Eddie Miller 3 is brought down by East Carolina defenders during the Gamecocks 4714 victory Saturday afternoon For the story please see Page 1C T ;