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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Beckley, West Virginia I Snow today mostly Cloudy with a 30 percent Chance of morning Snow showers highs in the upper 40s. Tonight Low near 20. »>2a Fairmont Man guilty on drug charges a a 9a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Jln. Jln a. Marshall names head basketball coach i a a 4b the Register Herald Beckley newspapers Beckley . Ihm volume 110, number 286 wednesday april 4, 1990 35 cents she a 72 and going Strong school leaders May Challenge state in court by Pierre tristan Register Herald reporter the Register Herald Rick Barbero Mildred Burns shown Here with Jim Brightbill at the West Vir Strong. She recently completed her 105th mile in the Pool. Ginia school of osteopathic Medicine Pool is 72 and going Brightbill is president of push people United for self help. Polio did no to affect her desire school administrators May sue the state Over a new school Aid formula passed by the Legisla Ture that slashes administrative positions says Raleigh superintendent Dwight dials. The new legislation cuts the ratio of administrators per 1,000 students from 4 to 3.33. To Many principals dials says pointing to passages in a Book highlighting the states education Laws the new directive will undercut administrators ability to operate a thoroughly and efficiently As mandated by the states Constitution. Which is Why the state association of school administrators a Over which dials presides a last week decided to find out whether Dwight the new directive part of House Bill 101 passed last month is Legal. A a i think they went too far a dials said adding he 101�?Ts costers Are a a politically expedient a move that seeks to capitalize on a general belief that the school system is top heavy. A a you be got a lot of people concerned with what this is going to the association engaged an attorney to study the new Law. Depending on the attorneys findings the association could then sue the dials state if that will help get changes in the school Aid formula he said. Meetings of the association Are set for next week. The executive Board will meet next wednesday at 7 . At the ramada inn to a see dials on 2a by . Zegeer Register Herald reporter Lewisburg when Pool manager Shawn Austin watched Mildred f. Burns recently swim her 105th mile in her Quick neat strokes he called her Burns who will be 72 this month is paralysed with polio from the Waist Down. Outside the West Virginia school of osteopathic Medicine Pool where she swims twice a week Burns wears Pelvic and leg braces and walks with crutches. A my lateral Muscles in my legs Are what enables me to walk As Well As i do a she said. Burns has always loved swimming. Her doctor of 48 years said swimming would be her salvation because it is Good for her general health and the Only exercise she can do besides walking. A even As a child i loved to swim a she said. A but when i was a child there was no lace for me to swim because of Burns moved from Cabin Creek to Lewisburg in 1924. She began taking swimming lessons when she was 20 and continued swim Ming until 1962, when she had to give it up because it gave her difficulty with her allergies. Now she says her allergies still give her problems but not enough to Stop her. She resumed swimming at the West Virginia school of osteopathic Medicine in 1985. A lifeguard at the time asked her How Many laps she was doing. A i said eight a Burns said. A she told me if i would do nine laps they would put my name on the bulletin a see swimmer on 2a Byrd and Jay say nay but clean air Bill flies by Pamela Porter Washington Bureau Washington senators Robert Byrd and Jay Rockefeller voted tuesday night against a sweeping rewrite of Federal clean air legislation saying the ant pollution measure is unfairly tilted against West Virginia a Coal mining communities. After several Days of heated debate the Senate adopted the clean air legislation tuesday night. In explaining their votes against the Bill Byrd and Rockefeller both cited the failure of an amendment that would have provided generous unemployment benefits to High Fulfur Coal miners who May lose their jobs As a result of the government action. The amendment crafted by Byrd was Defeated by a 49-50 margin last week. A see clean air on 2aryan continues his fight for life by Beth Harris associated press writer Indianapolis aids patient Ryan White fought for his life tuesday As thousands of messages of love and prayers poured in from Small towns and big names including president Bush and Michael Jackson. Singer Elton John flew in from los Angeles. White 18, remained in critical condition on a life support system said or. Martin b. Kleiman. He was unconscious and heavily sedated so that life support systems would function More efficiently White who during his five year Battle with aids Rew from an object of scorn in his Hometown of Okomoto an International spokesman for aids patients has been hospitalized at Riley Hospital for children since thursday. His Mother Jeanne and sister Andrea have remained at his bedside. His father Wayne White who is divorced from mrs. White visited his son monday. A a it a very hard what we re going through and our family needs to be together Here a mrs. White said in her first Public statement since Ryan a hospitalization. House endorses foreign Aid Bill. By Jim Orinkard associated press writer Washington the House on tuesday approved a $2.4 billion spending Bill that includes Money president Bush is urgently seeking for new democracies in Panama and Nicaragua. The Bill with $720 million for the two Central american nations would Mark the first use of a a peace dividend from reduced Pentagon spending. It still needed Senate action which appeared unlikely by the thursday deadline Bush had set for completion of the measure. Lawmakers approved the Bill on a vote of 362-59 after defeating a series of amendments that would have Cut foreign Aid amounts in the Bill. Those amendments brought caustic reactions from the Dills supporters. A i am amazed at the number of Flat headed members in this House who Are All too Happy to spend whatever it takes to sup port wars a but spend a Penny to prevent the necessity to fight those wars in the first place a said rep. David obey a wis. Rep. James Traficant a Ohio sought to Cut 5 percent from the foreign Aid portions of the Bill charging the measure was a busting the Bank. Before we ship Money overseas lets take care of our own country countered rep. Mickey eds see dividend on 2a despite Rahalla a attempt to defeat it by Bob Mitchell Washington Bureau a was much As i like hearing from everybody my family and Ryan come m and i do is. See Ryan on 2a to. A laser photo Ryan White gets a hug from Hamilton Heights student Council president Jill Stewart in a 1987 Pho Washington the House tuesday kicked off an occasionally bitter debate Over foreign Aid by defeating a proposal by rep. Nick Joe Rahall to strip $870 million in overseas assistance from an emergency spending Bill. The proposal by the West Virginia Democrat was Defeated 379-38 As what promised to be routine action on a $2.4 billion supplemental appropriations Bill turned into a prolonged and sometimes heated debate Over foreign Aid and Domestic spending priorities. The Bill with the foreign Aid Money passed 362-59. Rahall and a Small band of lawmakers from the Midwest opposed by the leadership of both parties urged elimination or reductions in foreign Aid spending. A i do not believe we have the resources to continue to provide assistance to foreign countries when we have significant unmet needs in this country a Rahall said. The bulk of the additional foreign Aid Money in the spending Bill a $720 million a would go to Aid the new democratic regimes in Panama and Nicaragua. The funding was requested by the Bush administration. But Rahall argued that Domestic social needs should be a higher Rahall on 2a Good morning who won she Isnit saying Quantico a. A Marine capt. Dianne Davis was surprised when a colonel asked her if she wanted to spend the Day playing Golf. She was even More surprised when she Learned that president Bush was going to be her partner. Is. Davis who is stationed at the Quantico Marine corps base met Bush col. Dennis Herbert and the commandant of the Marine corps at the base Golf course a the temperature was in the 40s, it was gloomy and Cloudy not one of your Ideal golfing Days but i would have played in a blizzard a is. Davis said. She said she shot a 92, and a the presidents score was very close. I done to think it is my place to say what it alter the game Bush signed the score card a certified to be almost True. Thanks for the lesson George inside today astrology Bridge. Classified comics dear Abby deaths. Editorial 7b2b 9b-12bto. 2b a Sa-7a weather entertainment. 10a lifestyles 1b-3b news of record 3a sports 48-68 television .t0a Hospital has no payment plan for the $121,000 it owes Hoa by . Zegeer it Ohlf h 2a grog White a Mullens native tuesday was named head basketball coach at the University of Charleston. 4b today in history in 1969, a surgical team in Houston led by or Denton Cooley implanted a temporary artificial heart in a 47-year-old patient while awaiting a human donor heart the patient Haskell Karp died april 8, one Day after receiving a human heart Hinton Summers county Hospital does not yet have a payment plan underway for services received from Hospital corporation of America officials say. Interim administrator Joe Monk said tuesday no payment schedule had been authorized but a schedule will be negotiated. No Date has been set for negotiations he added. Lonnie Mullins president of the Summers county Board of trustees said the Hospital owed approximately $121,000 when it terminated the Cha contract in november. A a we re continuing communication on the subject a Mullins said. Hospital attorney David l. Ziegler said the Money owed to Cha was for the former administrator and comptroller salaries and for a general management fee. When Monk took the interim administrator a a position there a see Hospital on 2a

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