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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - May 30, 1990, Beckley, West Virginia Sunny today sunny with highs in the upper 60s. Tonight mostly Clear with lows in the mid 40s. Thursday sunny High in the Low to mid 70s. B-2a school Board outlines plan of action a a 3b Davis Sabo Power reds past mets i a a 5b the Register Herald Beckley newspapers Beckley . volume 110, number 342 a a a a a a we pm we Chi a he h a i he Rie i a a a a i a a a a a a a a a a a i i Quot. Quot a wednesday May 30, 1990 35 cents i Nufi Iii Iwanter a my a Mumm Bush protesters to Greet Gorbachev by Barry sch Weld associated press writer Mikhail Gorbachev Washington lagging talks to Cut troops and tanks in Europe got a pre Summit boost tuesday but a half dozen Tough strategic weapons issues remained unsettled As negotiators pressed against a fast approaching deadline. The talks held for a third Day under tight secrecy at the state department focused on the two main arms control areas a . And soviet conventional forces in Europe and the two superpowers arsenals of Globe girdling nuclear missiles bombers and submarines. Two Days before opening his Summit with Mikhail s. Gorbachev president Bush met with leaders of the Pentagon state department and Cia for an update on deep economic and political troubles in the soviet Union. The Only non Summit appointment on Bush a schedule was the presentation of diplomatic credentials from new ambassadors including Aleksandr Bessmer Nyoh of the soviet Union. Gorbachev meanwhile arrived in Ottawa for a 29-hour visit and talks with Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney. A this is a time of dramatic change in the world a the soviet president said after escorting his wife Raisa from their Ilyushin 62 aircraft. The soviet Leader appearing tired after a Long flight expressed Hope for a a new level of see Summit on 2a president Bush pay Issue Defeated in Fayette by Sharon k. Hambrock Register Herald reporter Fayetteville Fayette county Board of education members refused by a 3-2 vote monday to approve administrative raises granted a year ago on the basis of an executive session discussion. Administrators who received the raises will apparently be required to repay them. On july to 1989, superintendent Randall Broyles proposed in executive session hiring new directors at $38,500 and increasing directors already employed to $40,000. Affected were John Cavalier director of secondary schools with an increase from $39,101.28 to $40,000 Douglas Kincaid director of personnel from $38,693.04 to $40,000 and Jack Marshall who switched from director of secondary schools to director of Federal programs from $37,673.28 to $40,000. Broyles also recommended that Ray Carson associate superintendent for finance and administration be increased from $43,652.88 to $45,000. Carson and Kincaid declined to a see Fayette on 2a new Beckley negotiations remain open by Brian Bowling Register Herald reporter negotiations Between the current owners and prospective buyers of a Glen Daniel mine Are still continuing Joe Carter president of United mine workers of America local 1895, said tuesday. Carter emphasized that the Jmwa Isnit trying to buy the mine owned by new Beckley mining corporation but the prospective buyers interested in the mine wanted to include the Union in the talks. This is a Good sign he added. A we think that because of their willingness to work with us that we can get a Good contract a he said. About 270 members of local 1895 walked out in january 1989 and began picketing the mine site. The Union accused new Beckley of not bargaining in Good Faith. A see new Beckley on 2a now this Tortoise is Sloop of astrology 9a entertainment a area spared major flooding Sun to Shine brightly today Brookfield 111. A tortoises tend to move rather slowly but the Brookfield zoos was so slow on its annual trek to its summer quarters that its keepers had to Call a cab. The 450-Pound Tortoise named Peter has taken the Quarter mile walk from the reptile House to an outdoor Yard every memorial Day for at least 17 years. Peter and its keepers set out monday at about 10 30 . But by 12 45 p.m., Peter had covered Only about 30 Yards. Some plants distracted him and he stopped to eat them. At 1 15 p.m., the keepers gave up loaded Peter onto a truck and hauled him the rest of the Way. The Tortoise from Aldabra Island in the Indian Ocean was brought to the zoo As an adult and is estimated to be 40 to 60 years old. Bud Harbison became manager of the new York mets on tuesday replacing Davey Johnson. »�4a Bridge. 2b lifestyles. 28 classified 78-1 of news of record 3a comics 9a sports 48-68 dear Abby. 28 stocks 7a deaths. 6a television. A editorial ,. 4a weather. 2a today in history in 1431, Joan of arc condemned As a heretic was burned at the stake in Rouen France in 1539. Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto landed in Florida in 1854, the territories of Nebraska and Kansas were established by Mike Privett Register Herald reporter although rain has drenched most of the state the last few Days causing some major flooding the Beckley area seems to have escaped virtually unscathed. No major flooding was reported in the area Over the memorial Day weekend despite a steady spattering of rain during the three Day Holiday. In fact Raleigh county is actually below Normal or rainfall during the month of May according to a spokesman for the National weather service. Richard Calcaterra of the news said that although Raleigh county has experienced some rainfall on 19 out of the first 29 Days of this month that statistic is easy to explain. A we have a lot of deviation within Raleigh county in terms of rainfall a he said. Quot although we May be reporting less Here at a see flooding on 2a will tourism help save West Virginia by Cheryl Caswell Charleston daily mail the 18-Hole Golf course is the highlight for visitors at twin Falls state Park in Wyoming county. A laser photo state Parks will receive a substantial portion of state lottery proceeds this year. As West Virginia a traditional industries lose footing tourism and the jobs it can weave into the Economy May pave the Road to better times. It is being done elsewhere and quite successfully travel and tourism already Are the largest employers in 13 states according to the travel Industry association of America. The wage and salary income from tourism surpasses that of the nations steel and Auto manufacturing industries combined. Americans spend $893 million a Day on travel and tourism. It is predicted that by the turn of the Century tourism will be the primary Industry worldwide. West Virginia located within 500 Miles of half the country a population be in a better place at a better time. A without question West Virginia has assets. The Basic features Are Ideal for tourism attraction. For anyone to say we can to do it is just uninformed a said Rudy Henley chairman of solutions for the 1990s the recreation and tourism committee of the West Virginia chamber of Commerce. The states tourism strategy has always focused primarily on promoting West Virginia a capacity to deliver Mother nature a the Rivers the forests Hunting and fishing opportunities camping backpacking biking skiing caving and climbing. Lisa Reuter May a travel a see tourism on 2a shuttle launch scrubbed by Marcia Dunn associated press writer Cape canaveral Fla. Nasa scrubbed columbian a launch tuesday when an apparent leak in a Hydrogen system was detected As workers were pumping a half illion Gallons of propellant into the shuttle. No new Date was set immediately for launch which had been scheduled for 12 38 . Today. Engineers evaluated the problem through the night and an announcement was expected later today. Former astronaut Jon Mcbride of Beckley would have commanded the Mission had he not retired last year. The shuttle is loaded with a $150 million Observatory called Astro that will Monitor unseen radiation and provide astronomers with unprecedented views of Distant stars and galaxies. Nasa spokeswoman Lisa Malone said tuesday night that the leak appeared to be in the shuttles main propulsion system or in the liquid Hydrogen systems ground support equipment. A the vehicle was never in an unsafe position at any time a she said. J none of the seven astronauts were on Board at the time. Tie dyeing is a Craft developed hundreds of years ago in India and Africa. But at trap Hill Junior High students use a modern variation of the Art form to color their shirts. Art teacher Julia Conley said the dyeing procedure includes the use of rubber the Register Herald Rick Barbero bands which tie up the fabric keeping Dye from getting into the cloth. Dye is then squirted on with plastic syrup bottles. When the rubber bands Are removed a variety of colourful circles stripes and swirl patterns Are revealed

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