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   Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - October 29, 1989, Aiken, South Carolina                                As Sweep Series 96 The longest World Series came to an end in the quickest ways possible as the Oakland As completed a 4 game sweep in a convincing manner on the pitching of Mike Moore and again the bat of Rickey Henderson For the story please see Page 1B Sports No 1 Notre Dame No 7 Pittsburgh 45 7 No 9 Florida State No 2 Miami 24 10 No 3 Colorado Oklahoma 20 3 No 4 Nebraska Iowa State 49 17 No 5 Michigan Indiana 38 10 No 6 Alabama No 14 Penn State 17 16 No 8 Illinois Wisconsin 32 9 No 10 Southern Cal Stanford 19 0 No 11 Tennessee LSU 45 39 No 13 Arkansas No 12 Houston 45 39 No 15 West Virginia Boston College 44 30 No 16 Auburn Mississippi State 14 0 No 20 NC State20 No 25 South Carolina10 No 21 Texas Rice 45 7 No 22 Ciemson Wake Forest 44 10 Weather Fair Skies Fair skies are forecast today and tonight The high will be in the mid 70s to low 80s The low will be in the 50s Tomorrow will be mostly sunny with a high in the 70s Please see Page 11A for details Deaths Faye W Boney Gilbert Annie Lou Bright North Augusta Vera C Everidge Columbia Geneva G Graham Darlington Frances Harrison Aiken Helen M Osborne Greenwood Luther Taylor North Augusta Please see Page 11A for details Inside Today Bridge5D Calendar2D Classifiedsv3D DearAbby7E Local Front9A Obituaries11A Opinions1E Sports1B Television2B Weather11A New In Advertising The Classified Advertising Depart ment of the Aiken Standard today pre sents its new categorized edition of the popular Heres My Card display Look for it on pages 39C Reagan Calls For Free Trade Zone Officials Rehash Hugo Preparations Sunday October 291989 Aiken South Carolina Vol 122 270 Opposition Ortega Ends Truce To Disrupt Election By DORALISA PILARTE Associated Press Writer MANAGUA Nicaragua Opposition leaders said Saturday that President Daniel Ortega plans to end a ceasefire with Contra rebels to disrupt national elections that the government fears it will lose But Ortega returned home Saturday from a regional summit saying President Bush had shown interest in enlisting the help of other Latin American presidents to change Ortegas decision to end the 19 monthold truce I interpret this as a predisposition of President Bush amid all his rhetoric of negotiating this matter of the truce with the mediation of Latin American presi dents Ortega said Luis Sanchez a spokesman for the Na tional Opposition Union said the cancel lation of the ceasefire places the elec toral process under a state of siege He spoke to Radio Catolica Nicaraguas Ro man Catholic Church radio station in a telephone interview from San Jose Costa Rica where the summit was held He called Ortegas plan a maneuver to intimidate the population Before leaving Costa Rica Ortega an nounced that his leftist Sandinista gov ernment will end the ceasefire with US backed Contra rebels but he did not say when Ortega said Friday the ceasefire could not hold because of stepped up attacks by rebels The drop of water that made the glass spill over was an attack Oct 21 in which 19 soldiers died he told an audience at the University of Costa Rica TOO MUCH WOLFPACK South Carolinas Harold Green 22 tries to break away from rushing NC State Staff Photo By Ginny Southworth players as the Gamecocks go down for their second loss of the season For the story see Page 1 B Rolling Stones Roll Up Ticket Record By TRIP DuBARD Associated Press Writer COLUMBIA Stones fans got what they wanted Saturday as they spent about million in 3 hours on tickets for the rock bands Ciemson University concert Nov 26 Yall ready asked security officer Mackie Stewart as the Carolina Coliseum prepared to sell the tickets Satur day morning More than 1000 people on hand re sponded with yells and applause Some 47500 tickets to the show went on sale at 10 am in locations around South Carolina as well as two computer loca tions in North Carolina and Georgia said Cliff Corbett concert promoter with C C Entertainment of Camden By pm the tickets were gone a value of about million Ciemson has already bought 9500 tick ets which will be resold to students on Nov 1 This will break every record ever in South Carolina for a concert Corbett predicted I cant think of a show that can ever exceed this While sales in Greenville Spartanburg and Ciemson were done on a firstcome firstserve basis ticket sales in Columbia were determined by a lottery Even so some fans couldnt resist sleeping out for a chance to see the leg endary band Tina Ferro 21 and Brian Harley 19 said they and another friend from the University of South Carolina were too ex cited to sleep The three spent the night driving around and eating donuts while they waited for ticket booths to open We were scared we were going to oversleep Ms Ferro said Though unlucky in the lottery the two huddled underneath a quilt by a pillar See ROLLING STONES Page 8A Ortega said his government will for mally announce Tuesday whether it will extend the truce with the Contras for an other month It was presumed he would end the ceasefire then For 19 months the government had been extending the truce usually at the beginning of every month Ortega said he had spoken with presi dents Carlos Andres Perez of Venezuela and Oscar Arias of Costa Rica at the summit and that they told him they were Please See OPPOSITION Page 8A 5 Killed In Bridge Collapse By JAMES JEFFERSON Associated Press Writer HEBER SPRINGS Ark A pedestri an bridge with as many as 50 people on it collapsed Saturday afternoon killing five people and seriously injuring 18 after some rocked the span back and forth au thorities said One other person was believed missing after the 50foothigh 200to 300footlong steel suspension bridge fell into the Little Red River in northcentral Arkansas said Wayne Milligan of the Cleburne County Sheriffs Office Coroner Dwight Olmstead identified the dead as Jason Williams 16 of Mul drow Okla Dana Waltman 11 of Van cleve Miss David Shane Warren 13 of Mayfield Ky Catrina Cotrell of Strat ford Okla in her mid20s and Gayla Carlton of Prim in her 30s Rescue crews with chainsaws cut through thick timbers and brought in cranes to remove the wreckage of the 77 yearold bridge and look for people who might be trapped underneath The 30 to 50 people on the bridge had been rocking it Milligan said The cable on the upstream side broke and the bridge fell to one side The other cable broke and the whole thing came down he said It just happened so quickly that no one had a chance to cry for help said Daniel Rafferty of Seymour Mo who was part of a church group visiting the popular recreational spot They didnt know what happened It was pure terror Arms were flailing People were panicking eryone was trying to save themselves Eighteen people were taken to Cle burne County Memorial Hospital in He ber Springs which is five miles north west of the bridge said hospital Please See KILLED Page 8A Bakker From Suits To Prison Orange Tumble Was Fast And Hard Upward Trip Much Longer Staff Photo By Scott Webster CELEBRATION Clemsons Wesly McFadden celebrates a touchdown as fans reach out to congratulate him For the story please see Page 1 B By PAUL NOWELL Associated Press Writer CHARLOTTE On the day Jim Bakker was sent to prison his clothing symbolized just how far the disgraced PTL leader had fallen in less than three years When Bakker entered the federal courthouse last Tuesday he was wearing a gray glen plaid suit By that eve ning he was dressed in an orange jump suit like the rest of the inmates at a medi umsecurity prison in Alabama Bakker the charismatic preacher whose PTL televangelism empire brought in million in reyenues and employed about 2000 people in 1986 en joyed the life of a Hollywood jet setter along with his wife Tammy Faye The Bakkers owned several lavish homes in North Carolina California and Tennessee They drove RollsRoyce and Mercedes Benz automobiles bought ex pensive clothes and jewelry and dined in fivestar restaurants The Lord has us on a rollercoaster ride and were holding on for dear life Bakker once said The low point in that ride came this JIM BAKKER From a suit in the morning to prison orange at night past week when US District Judge or dered Bakker to begin serving his 45year prison sentence immediately Please See BAKKER Page 8A   

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