Aiken Standard, December 7, 1989

Aiken Standard

December 07, 1989

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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - December 7, 1989, Aiken, South Carolina Inside Bombing Blamed On Drug Lords Page 2A A Quick Read Aunt Bee Dead Of Heart Failure SILER CITY NC AP Frances Bavier the Emmy Award winning actress who retired to this North Carolina town seeking the life she portrayed as the lovable Aimt Bee on The Andy Griffith Show died at the age oi 86 Miss Bavier who had a history of heart problems died at home about 7 pm Wednesday said Leslie Fletcher a funeral director at Smith and Buck ner Funeral Home She had been released Monday from Chatam Hospital where she had been treated for almost two weeks in the coronary care unit A native of New York City who would have turned 87 later this month Miss Bavier attended Colum bia University and was a graduate of the American Academy of the Arts She had more than 20 years of stage experience Weather Rain Continues A 100 percent chance of rain is forecast tonight with a low in the mid 40s Occasional rain is forecast Fri day The weather will become windy and colder in the afternoon The high will be in the upper 40s Please see Page 16A for details I BAVIER Deaths Julius Comer Milledgeville Marie N Grandstaff North Augusta Francis P Johns North Charleston Leonard C Keith Augusta LS Humphrey Irmo Gladys M Stringfield Aiken Jerry I Waters Glennvilte Ga Joshua Whack Ridge Spring Please see Page 12A for details Inside Today Bridge5B Calendar3C Classifieds3B Comics6C Crossword6B Cryptoquote6B Dear Abby6C Local Front1B Obituaries12A Opinions1 Sports9A Television6C Weather16A Page 2A Top East German Official Arrested Christmas Countdown Page IB Lutherans Get Grants For Hugo Work Couniy Library Thursday December 7 1989 Aiken South Carolina Gunman Kills 14 In Bizarre Spree Women Singled Out In Montreal School By MEG DENNISON Associated Press Writer MONTREAL A man who said femi nists spoiled my life stormed into the University of Montreal engineering school singling out and fatally shooting 14 women in a macabre spree that ended with his suicide police say Nine women and four men were wound ed two critically in what was the worst massacre in Canadian history Most of the dead and wounded were female engi neering students The killer clutching a semiautomatic rifle and wearing ammunition belts across his chest stalked five floors in the sixstory school building Wednesday and at one point ordered all the men out of a crowded classroom police said Youre all a bunch of feminists he screamed before opening fire on the cow ering terrified young women who remained The Montreal police departments pub lic relations officer arrived on the scene and found the body of his daughter a student among the dead I heard the gunman say I want the women said student Francois Borde leau It was a human hunt Police said they did not know the identi ty of the gunman who was clad in blue jeans work boots and a greenandblack sweater and was believed to be in his mid20s They said they found on his body a threepage letter that spewed hatred for women The handwritten letter signed only Marc blamed failures in the gun mans life on unidentified women and said he was going to kill some women in revenge said Jacques Duscheneau a se nior police investigator He mentioned in the letter that he did Please See GUNMAN Page 7A The Road To The State Championship W1LLIAMS BRICE STADIUM Aiken High Hornets 1989 Season Aiken 10 SbuthAiken 7 Aiken 28 North Augusta 14 Midland Valley 24 Aiken 7 Silver Bluff 1 0 AiKen 7 OT Aiken 28 Columbia 0 Aikeri 14 Drdher 0 Aiken 34 Keenan 7 Aiken 32 Strom Thurmond 8 Aiken 14 HHRdbertsO Aiken 16 South Aiken 10 Aiken 44 St Johns 6 p Aiken 35 Beaufort 14 p Aiken 21 Hilton Head 9 p p denotes playoff games AIKEN vs Greer Irmo High Hawkins Stadium NORTH AUGUSTA vs Lower Richland WilliamsBrice Stadium Friday Decembers 1989 pm kickoff North Augusta Yellow Jackets 1989 Season Strom Thurmond 13 NA12 Aiken 28 NA 14 South Aiken 15 NA 14 Summerville 17 NA 14 Greenwood 35 NA 7 Irmo 38 NA 31 2 OT NA 32 Airport 18 NA 22 Lexington 8 NA14OW7 NA 31 BrooklandCayce 7 Midland 27 NA 21 NA18 NA 20 Airport NA 22 Union 21 p Pl denotes playoff games Staff Graphic by Melissa Gulp County Sends 2 To Prep Finals Aiken Supporters Believe Hornets Cant Be Denied By CARL LANGLEY Staff Writer The coach of Aiken High Schools last state championship team and the man who scored the first touchdown in Hagood Stadium are among the Fighting Green Hornet believers Johanna Gibbs the retired basketball coach and Billy Molony a local businessman are hoping Aikens football team will be victorious against Greer Friday night And both along with a lot of others have a feeling Coach Dusty Tripletts Hornets will not be denied in the championship game at Irmo Never in its history has Aiken High won a state football championship but now on a roll and sporting a 122 record a small army of supporters believe the Hornets cannot be counted out I think they are going to do real well and 1 intend to be there said Ms Gibbs who coached the Lady Hornet bas ketball team to the state Class AAAA championship in 1975 In that same year the Aiken High golf team won the state championship Please See AIKEN Page 7A NA Faithful Confident About Comeback Jackets By KEITH WARD Staff Writer Not surprisingly there is a consensus at North Augusta High School about whos going to come out on top in Friday Nights football game against Lower Richland for the state Class AAAA Division II State Championship Were gonna win was the opinion of llthgrader Jaime Johnson echoing a popular refrain Im pulling and praying that they will win said Ivonne Pereyo who works in administration Reggie Butler a 10th grader at the school was more specific about the outcome Theyre going to win 2114 The team wants it more this year It would have been hard to convince anyone that the team wanted the title after its first six games this season The Jackets were 06 and a major disappointment considering that they reached the championship game last year But then something happened according to coach Bill Utsey They started having fun Please See NA Page 7A Vol 122 No 309 Engineering School Shootings CANADA ONTARIO VTf UNITED NH STATES MASS NEW YORK PA 100 miles AP Holdouts Call For Elections Shaky Victory Won By Aquino By OLIVER TEVES Associated Press Writer MANILA Philippines Rebel troops chanting no surrender the fight goes on left the citys financial district and returned to their barracks today ending for the moment their bid to topple Presi dent Corazon Aquino But in Cebu 350 miles south of Manila about 400 rebels were not budging from Mactan Air Base refusing to surrender unless new elections are called to replace Mrs Aquino whose term expires in June 1992 Civic and religious leaders negotiated with holdouts at Mactan the last known stronghold of mutineers who launched the coup attempt on Friday This is unconditional surrender said Brig Gen Arturo Enrile head of the Philippine Military Academy who led ne gotiations throughout the night with rebel leaders in the financial district The problem is already finished But rebels who marched the miles back to Fort Bonifacio were singing and chanting No surrender the fight goes on Troops at the army base unfurled a white sheet at the gate saying Welcome Home As the mutineers marched past the ex clusive Forbes Park neighborhood where US Ambassador Nicholas Platt lives some residents stood on the street and cheered We have won some victories said rebel Capt Danilo Lam We have made a very strong statement At least 79 people have been killed and more than 570 others wounded in the coup attempt It was the bloodiest of the six attempts to overthrow Mrs Aquino who took power in the February 1986 civilian military uprising that toppled the late President Ferdinand E Marcos Mrs Aquino who faced the gravest cri sis of her administration said she was relieved the siege was over We must now all join hands and con solidate our resources to rebuild what has been destroyed she said in a writ ten statement At Mactan Air Base rebel leader Brig Gen Jose Commendador threatened to blow up all military aircraft unless his demands were met Military Chief of Staff Gen Renato de Vilia begged Commendador in a televi Please See HOLDOUTS Page 7A Needy Benefit From Spirit Of Christmas Season The Christmas season brings a spirit of giving and a number of groups are tak ing advantage of that spirit The Salvation Armys annual kettle drive is under way with the familiar bell ringers stationed at locations throughout the Aiken area Contributions may be mailed to The Salvation Army PO Box 439 Aiken 29802 The seventeenth annual Valley Empty Stocking Fund campaign is also gearing up for the holidays The fund is sponsored by several area civic clubs including the LangleyBath Clearwater American Legion Post 153 Samuel Swint Post 77 of the American Legion and the LBC Lions Club as well as individuals Last year the fund helped 243 families a total of 783 people Contributions to the fund may be mailed to PO Box 517 Langley 29834 PO Box 354 Clearwater 29822 or PO Box 391 Graniteville 29829 The Aiken Jaycees are currently ac cepting donations for their fourth annual Christmas Shopping Tour The shopping tour will be held Dec 23 Children that participate in the Christ mas Shopping Tour are selected for the Jaycees by the Aiken County Department of Social Services Donations to the Christmas Shopping Tour may be sent to PO Box 707 Aiken 29802 Contributions received to date include SALVATION ARMY Mr and Mrs David Meldrum Mr and Mrs Harold Franz Mr and Mrs Cad Slroian Mr and Mrs Michael Smith Mr and Mrs James Voson Florence Conrad Mr and Mrs Euqone Baily Elizabeih Harley Joe B Wmgarcl Ann B Haslmger S25 S2S iG Ted Mr and Mrs Richard George Mr and Mrs Clarence Mr and Mrs CS Mrs Paul Fcwkesbury E J Hbiai Mr and Mrs Kenneth Shiron B Mr and Mrs B P Mosely Willie Mr and Mrs Robert Mr and Mrs Newton Frank Marling530 Mr and Mrs Leonard Mrs James ACKNOWEOGED TO DATE GRAND ;