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Big Spring Herald (Newspaper) - May 10, 1986, Big Spring, Texas / Taid dose too Small Story Page 3 ski amp to a new Byron Leader sports Page 8big Spring Herald saturday the Crossroads of West Texas big Spring Texas saturday May 10, 1986 Price 25c vol. 58 no. 344 10 pages 1 Section Price 25c music wizard entertainment Page 4 Spring Board How s that Ronald Reagan q. What was Ronald Reagan a last movie and when was it made a. A the killers a made in 1964, was the presidents last movie. Calendar Bauer students today a Bauer Magnet school extended Day music students will give a sesquicentennial presentation on a a conversations television show at 5 . On Channel 2. A the Myca state gymnastic championship will begin at to . At the Dorothy Garrett coliseum. A the big Spring High school choirs will give a Spring concert tuesday at 8 . In the High school auditorium. Admission is free. The concert also will feature a rhapsody a a pop group and the Solo and ensemble groups who qualified for state Competition in Austin this year. A the Howard county youth horseman club will have an open All Breed horse show at 9 . At the club Arena on Garden City Highway. Tops on to comedy Bing Crosby stars in the Mark Twain classic a a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs court at 8 . On Channel 5. A Connecticut Blacksmith is transported Back in time to King Arthurs court. Outside cooler skies today Are fair with a High near 90 and Southwest winds at to to 20 Miles per hour. Tonight and sunday there will be widely scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms with a Low tonight near 60. Sundays High will be in the lower 80s.winning guess Nenana Alaska apr the ice went out on the Tanana River at 10 50 thursday night signalling the arrival of Spring in Interior Alaska and making banker Michael Smith and nine friends $114,000 Richer. Smith came closest to guessing the exact Day hour and minute the ice would go out winning the 69th annual Nenana ice classic. Smiths estimate was three minutes Early. Contest manager Bob Coghill or. Said the next closest guess was six minutes late. Some 144,000 tickets were sold at $2 apiece. Smiths group bought too tickets and he selected the business. Comics. Entertainment obituaries. Sports. Weather. Associated press photo a soviet technician checks toddler Katya Litvinova in her Mother s arms during a radiation inspection of residents of the Village of Kopylova near Kiev. Beating to death accused still in county jail comptroller corrects spending figure Austin a the comptrollers office goofed when it reported earlier this week that a major category of state Agency spending was up 24.6 percent comptroller Bob Bullock acknowledged Friday. That spending total from the general Revenue fund actually ran Only 0.9 percent Over the average for the first six months of the budget year Bullock said. A huh of. Haste makes waste a an obviously pleased gov. Mark White said when asked about the error. White in february issued an executive order calling on some 200 state agencies to reduce spending temperatures in the Graphite Core were dropping and uncontrolled downward burning of the nuclear fuel commonly called the a China syndrome a is not an immediate threat. An explosion and fire in the reactor at the ukrainian Plant april 26 spewed an invisible radioactive Cloud Over Europe that gradually has been working its Way around the world. No other governments reported health threatening Levels of radiation Friday. After his group returned to the Iaea Headquarters in Vienna Austria Friday Blix said the soviets had agreed to provide daily radiation readings from seven stations along their Western Border from the Northern City of Leningrad to the Black sea. These Are to be relayed to National nuclear authorities but not made Public. About 84,000 residents within an 18-mile radius of the Plant were evacuated beginning 36 hours after the disaster. About 250,000 children Are being let out of school Early so they can leave Kiev the ukrainian capital of 2.4 million people 80 Miles South of chernobyl. Journalists from Eastern Europe said a soviet official told them a third person had died As a result of the Accident. Official reports have said two people were killed and 204 hospitalized 18 in serious condition. An american Bone marrow specialist leads a team of doctors performing marrow transplants in Moscow on victims of severe radiation exposure. The Kremlin made its sixth of reactor Page 2a by Hank Murphy staff writer a 68-year-old Man accused of beating his Roommate to death with a baseball Bat april 8 remains in Howard county jail in lieu of $25,000 Bond. . Williams is awaiting a hearing to determine his mental competency to stand trial assistant District attorney Robert Morris said Friday. Morris said attorney Don Richard has been appointed Williams Legal counsel. Williams stands accused of killing 66-year-old William Jewell his Roommate at 907 n. Gregg St. The two men were living there under a Foster care contract Between the veterans administration Hospital in big Spring and Marie Mcgregor said Linda Rodriquez who is in charge of adult Foster care with the Texas department of human resources. Jewell and Williams were Rooming in a separate living unit adjoining mcgregors Home police said. A veterans Hospital official declined comment on the agreement referring questions to Hospital director John Steward who was out of town and unavailable for comment. The Day after the murder police sgt. Ray Meek said police had no motive in the killing a that makes any District attorney Rick Hamby said tuesday he understood Williams has a history of mental illness. The motive Williams gave police was that Jewell was causing him Chest pains police detective Bill Anderson said tuesday. Williams told police an electronic device had been implanted in his Chest while he was at the big Spring state Hospital and Jewell was controlling the device causing pain Anderson said. Anderson said the pain apparently was caused by Williams going off his blood pressure medication. It was rough. Herald photo by Tim Appel. But Jessica Jimenez made it. The 5-year-old adjusts her Cap during the head Start graduation at Lakeview elementary school Friday morning Only slightly hampered by a cast on her . Of general Revenue Money to offset declining Oil income. The general Revenue fund contains Money from most major state taxes including Oil and Gas Severance taxes. Whites spending Cut order was designed to erase a projected $1.3 billion shortfall Between anticipated Revenue and the 1986-87 state budget. His order did not apply to dedicated funds such As those for school Aid and Highway construction. In releasing the revised report Friday Bullock spokesman Tony Proffitt said general fund spending in april actually totalled $405.5 million a not the $500.7 million cited earlier. Proffitt said the $95.2 million mistake was made in the spending figure attributed to the department of human services. The supervisor responsible has been fired he said. But despite the error spending from All funds a a tally that includes school and Highway accounts a continued to show the previously reported 19.9 percent increase Over the first six months average Proffitt said. A the Bottom line remains the same a he said. A the All funds total was Bullock a who once announced he would seek the democratic gubernatorial nomination but chose not to Challenge White this year a began issuing spending reports last month following Whites spending Cut order. The erroneous report earlier this week specifically noted that the 24.6 percent jump came in the spending category that was a the target of gov. Mark Whites mid february executive White has rejected suggestions that Bullocks motive in issuing the reports might be political. The governor on thursday did say that his spending Cut plan is working. He said the Texas education Agency and the Highway department were required to make substantial a one time payments this Spring that wont be repeated. A i think the Overall savings goal we be set is still on course. We still feel we re going to achieve those numbers a he said. White also said the effects will build from his order that Job vacancies due to resignations and retirements not be filled and from the other economies he requested the agencies make. Reactor fire under control Moscow apr officials of the . Atomic Energy Agency said Friday that the chernobyl disaster is by far the worst nuclear Accident in history but soviet experts Are getting it under control. They said radiation still leaks slowly from the nuclear Power plants stricken no. 4 reactor but the fire in its Graphite Core has been stopped and the soviets will a men Tomb it in Concrete for a years Long Cooling process. Based on their observations and soviet data a a it a Clear. That the radioactive consequences of this Accident Are far More serious than in any Accident so far also that the radioactive releases to the environment Are much More serious a Hans Blix chief of the International atomic Energy Agency told a news conference. Blix and his deputies said

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