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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Beckley, West Virginia Sunny today mostly sunny High in the mid 70s. Tonight fair Low in the lower 50s. Tuesday mostly sunny High near 80. Moa a Dice Many scores in to rating lib or a a a a Oliver sparkles As reds win 13-9 9a a a 1 the Register Herald a a a volume 110, number 326 a monday May 14, 1990 1 Ftp Wii Iii ii 35 cents in the swim of things vat. / to Dong in Shallop Ness of swimming enthusiasts. Just hang in there for two More weeks and you la have another place to enjoy the Day. Here the Register Herald Rick Barbero Mark Bishop of the Board of Public works cleans the new River Park Pool in preparation for its memorial Day opening May 28. Two american servicemen gunned Down in Philippines philippine bases by Eileen Guerrero associated press writer Manila Philippines a suspected communist rebels killed two american servicemen near an air base sunday on the eve of talks Between the United states and the Philippines on extending the lease on . Military bases. A third american told reporters he managed to escape. The . Military cancelled All off Post leaves for the 40,000 . Troops defense department civilian employees and military dependents in the Philippines following the attack. The assailants escaped and there was no immediate claim of responsibility. The area near the .-run Clark air base has been a communist stronghold since the 1940s, and sgt. Robert Abad of philippine shooting South China Pacific Ocean the National police operations Center for Central Luzon said authorities suspected communist rebels. Abad said the americans who were wearing civilian clothes were slain about 8 30 . 8 30 . Edt near a hotel a half mile from the main Gate at air base 50 Miles North of Manila. An air Force spokesman Mai. Wayne Crist confirmed the killings but gave no details. He refused to release the names or hometowns pending notification of relatives. Philippine police identified the dead As airman John Raven 21, and airman James Green 22. They were assigned to the 8th aircraft generation Squadron on temporary duty Here from Kun san air base 110 Miles South of Seoul South Korea. A third american airman 1st class Randall Moore 23, told reporters he was haggling with a a see Philippines on 10a there Are about 17.300 . Military personnel in the Philippines. Breakdown Pacific Ocean detail1 area of military forces army 6 of air Force 9,200 Navy 5,500 marines 2,000 in South China sea Al source Quot the military balance 1989-1990,&Quot International Institute for strategic studies South China sea Wallace air Force ill o Donnel air Force As f Bayo Mbong san Miguel communication station hoping for Miracle Man begs to keep wife on life support Tulsa okla. Apr a Man begging for time for a Miracle to revive his brain dead wife picketed sunday outside a Hospital where doctors pre Fla red to disconnect the woman from a respire or. For about 45 minutes sunday Bill Mcfall walked outside St. John medical Center with a sign Reading a execution May 9th, 1990.�?T the Date apparently deadline he believes doctors set for turning off referred to the original the machine that circulates the blood of his wife of 33 years. The woman a doctor planned to disconnect her from the Respirator at 9 . Today said Hospital spokesman Steven Reynolds. A give god some time a asked Mcfall who said he was hoping for a Miracle. A a that Sall i want a Hospital officials say Isabell Mcfall 56, died april 24 of an aneurysm or burst blood vessel inset Miracle on 10a beating the Odds infant weighing 13.9 ounces at birth celebrates her first birthday tuesday Princeton apr when Kari Whitlow was born nearly a year ago doctors gave the 13.9-ounce infant Little Chance of survival. But on tuesday a healthy and Happy Kari will celebrate her first birthday. A one doctor from Morgantown said even if she made it out of the Hospital Kari would never see her first birthday. Well she a one year old and she a doing Fine a said Kari smother Tracey Whitlow. Mrs. Whitlow was due to deliver in late july 1989. But 22 weeks into her pregnancy her doctor discovered that her child to be had stopped growing and sent her to Charleston area medical Center. Came doctors determined that the baby would have a better Chance of survival outside the womb and on May 15, Kari just to inches Long was delivered by caesarean Section. The infant breathed under an oxygen Hood and was fed through a tube running into her Navel. Doctors gave her a 20 percent Chance of survival. But by july 28, doctors cleared Kari then up to 2 pounds 8 ounces to leave the Hospital and she went Home with her family. As she approaches her first birthday Kari a still Small at to pounds but her family and doctors say in every other Way she a just like any other baby a Happy and smiling at times Cranky and sleepy at others. A a she a very Small but her parents ple anyway. She a a pay sociable Little girl a said or. Ellen Szego director of Neona Are not Large people anyway wonderful h Talog at came. Good morning now its perfect to a a team inside today Brattleboro it. Apr a restaurants sign has lost some letters and gained some accuracy but still Isnit local officials cup of Tea. Officials in this Southeast Vermont town had been after property owner Michael Lacroix for months to remove a sign Over a restaurant and Motel Complex where he a the landlord. The sign said a Steak $5.99,�?� and could be seen from nearby interstate 91. Unfortunately the sign violates the towns zoning ordinance. And what a worse the restaurant changed hands went chinese and stopped Selling a $5.99 Steak. One of the problems is now history at least a work Crew showed up at the restaurant last week and took Down the a the a and the $5.99, voila Steak $5.99 became that most chinese of beverages Tea. Astrology Bridge. 5b a a classified. 7b-10b comic. Deer Abby deaths editorial 5b 8a 3a 6a entertainment. A lifestyle a new of record 2a school 7a sports. 1b-3b television a weather 10a Phoenix beat the los Angeles lakers on sunday to take a 3-1 Lead in their Aba playoff series. A a 1b today in history in 1787. Delegates began gathering in Philadelphia for a convention to draw up the . Constitution in 1973, the United states launched Quot skylab one Quot its first manned space station hostage Swap proposed by Sla Leader by Mohammed Salam associated press writer Marj Ayoun Lebanon the commander of israelis proxy Force in Southern Lebanon said sunday he is ready to Swap a a Large number of the 300 moslem Field by his militia for 16 Western hostages held by pro iranian shiites. Gen. Antoine Lahd commander of the israeli backed South Lebanon army also included in the Trade three israeli servicemen and several of his men held by shiite factions. A a in a not Only prepared to facilitate such a package Deal but i also Hope it could happen a Lahd said in an interview with the associated press at his single Story Stone House in the Sla compound in Mari Ayoun. Lahd 61, a retired lebanese army officer commands the 3,000-Strong militia that patrols israelis self proclaimed Security zone in Southern Lebanon. It is backed by about 1,000 israeli troops. In Jerusalem a senior government spokesman asked about Lahdo a offer said a i done to think it depends on Lahd or on us but on the other asked if there was any sign of movement from the other Side the spokesman said on condition of anonymity a none that i Lahd know the Sla holds the 300 shiites see hostages on 10a Luck denies using a Vul a mailing list associated press Morgantown a former West Virginia University football player running against rep. Harley o. Staggers or. Used a University groups computer mailing list to solicit support staggers supporters claim. But a spokesman for Oliver Luck a Republican candidate for the 2nd District seat held by staggers d-w.va., denied the charge sunday and the director of the Wavu group said it had not provided a list to Luck. Last month Luck mailed a letter and a picture of himself to 2nd District voters the sunday Gazette mail in Charleston reported. Luck a former Mountaineer quarterback wears a Wavu uniform in the picture and is shown taking a snap from Center. In the letter Luck said West Virginia has suffered from a a mass exodus of Young people and said he wants to help develop a a Strong thriving business Community the newspaper reported. Keyser lawyer Danny staggers the congressman a brother and other staggers supporters in claim the mail my labels used on the letters Are i the same As those used by a Vul a Mountaineer athletic club to mail football season tickets. J a it is very obvious from what Luck we Are seeing around town that Ollie is mailing out political stuff with the exact a see Luck on 10a More Texas Louisiana residents flee Homes by Roger Petterson associated press writer flooding forced More residents of Low lying areas to pack up and leave sunday in Texas and Louisiana and county jail prisoners and volunteers Laboured to reinforce levees with sandbags in Arkansas. A steady heavy downpour compounded the flood threat in Louisiana and flooded streets throughout the new Orleans area. Record flooding continued in Texas where 7,000 people had been urged to leave Low communities along the Trinity River. The swollen red River continued to put pressure on levees in Arkansas and its flood Crest threatened communities downstream in Louisiana Oklahoma flood victims have begun cleaning up except around gorged Lake Tex Oma. The leading Edge of the flood Crest on the Trinity had reached Lake Livingston North of Houston. Liberty county officials said sunday that water was pouring Over the reservoirs spillway at a rate of 50,000 cubic feet of water per second More than twice Normal. Liberty county judge Dempsie Henley said officials expect the flow to double by tuesday. He issued an evacuation warning urging 7,000 residents of communities downstream from the lakes dam to pack up and leave. Many roads in the area were already under water. Downstream at the town of Liberty Northeast of Houston John Burch and his family Franti a see floods on 10a conditions perfect for worst wildfire season in California associated press los Angeles a a four year drought and a mysterious fungus Are killing the Chaparral the dense Brush that blankets the Hills of Southern California leaving it tinder try with a potential for fires with a the Energy of officials fear this summer could be the worst wildfire season Ever. Fire season was declared weeks Early in Santa Barbara and san Luis Obispo counties and will be declared today for the rest of Southern California said Doug Allen of the California department of forestry. Rainfall in the Region so far this year measures about 38 percent of Normal which is about 15.5 inches. A it is As bad As i have seen in my 33 years in the fire service a said los Angeles Deputy fire chief Donald f. Anthony. He has ordered firefighters to stockpile plastic pipe so they can pump a see drought on 10a

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