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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 28, 1990, Bluefield, West Virginia Soviets. Gorbachev met by angry citizens on current trip world a-6 finals. Coppinger champs to be determined this afternoon / sports b-6 set up the sweeps Are Here ib-4 civil rights group criticizes Wilder / b-1 Clear Al saturday a april 28, 1990 35 cents staff photo by Phil Farmer Connie Cassell and Darlene Bowers arrange items from the Jewely connection. Better living show under Way by Greg Jordan of the daily Telegraph staff Brushwork a entertainment and information for better health Are among the new features this year at the 11th annual better living show at the Brushwork armory. A the show gives everybody the Opportunity to see the latest products on the executive director Nelson Walker of the greater Bluefield chamber of Commerce said. A this year with our health addition people can have both better health and better visitors at the show can get free health checks for their eyes blood blood pressure and other important factors. Local lire departments and res Cue squads Are presenting Community awareness seminars about subjects like fire prevention and neighbourhood watch programs according to show chairman Jeff Beadle. Fire trucks and ambulances will be on display outside the armory. This year the better living show features local bands Ana other entertainment daily Weddle said. Saturdays shows take place 2 ., 4 ., 6 And 7 ., with two More shows sunday 2 And 3 Inside the Range of exhibits includes Art amp crafts Home fixtures and furnishings music colleges Home improvements fashion and More. A we have some unusual pieces of jewelry Quot Connie c. Cassell of the jewelry connection said midst a Kaleidoscope of selections. A Bolo ties Are popular this year and paper earrings and Surprise pack Ages for the another Booth. The Perry House of Bramwell had porcelain dolls curio cabinets Wicker furniture and lamps. Jane s. Comer one of the owners said baskets Are particularly popular. A people Are Basket crazy a Comer said. A they use them for everything. To hold towels and washcloths in the bathroom to hold magazines Flower your imagination go other Booths had Home improvement items like heat pumps Kitchen cabinets and bathroom fixtures. Admission for the show is $2 for adults and $1 for children Weddle said. Many of the businesses featuring Booths at the show Are offering coupons at their usual outlets that let visitors get in at half Price. Good Mainii Byrd sets voting record Washington apr sen. Robert c. Byrd was honoured Friday for casting More votes than anyone in Senate history. Byrds vote on an amendment to a $3.4 billion supplemental spending Bill was no. 12,134. The West Virginia Democrat cast his first vote on Jan. 7, 1959, on a procedural matter. A senator Byrd has maintained a voting attendance record of 98.4 percent during his Senate service a said Senate majority Leader George j. Mitchell of Maine in a tribute on the Senate floor. Afternoon showers today a High 80 today continued warm but with a 40 percent Chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs around 80 degrees. Tonight a 70 percent Chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Lows in the mid-50s. Weather package a-6 Section a Section b people. .a-2 Region. B-1 daily record. .a-3 obituaries. A opinion. ,.a-4 lottery. A Money. .a-5 comics. R-5 weather. A-6 sports. R-6 Section c Section d classified. Cd xxx xxx. Do More news. ,.c-12 xxxix xxxix. D-3 vol. 95, no. 118 there a no substitute for Success. And Here a a Good example Telephone sales a help needed pleasant voice. Call. If you want results in buying and Selling renting or hiring Call classified 327-6171. T schools should leave Asbestos Epa official says by Alice m. Lipowicz Washington Bureau Washington a schools have been too Quick to remove Asbestos from classrooms when it might be safer for students a and less expensive a to contain and Monitor the hazardous substance in place according to an environmental Protection Agency official. A schools Are too Quick to jump to the removal option whether from pressure from parents or concern about lawsuits a Linda j. Fisher the Epars assistant administrator for pesticides and toxic substances testified at a Senate subcommittee hearing last week. She said the Epa plans to release a guide on school Asbestos containment or a in place management a by june. In some cases Asbestos containment is safer and cheaper than removal according to . Sen. Joseph i. Lieberman d-conn., a member of the Senate environment and Public works subcommittee sponsoring the hearing on Asbestos. A poorly conducted removal can actually increase risk because More fibres May be released into the air Fisher said. Plant openings Wood firm set for Falls Mills by Eddie Lee Isom of the daily Telegraph staff Falls Mills. A. A japanese company a first $10 million United states Wood manufacturing Plant will be located in Tazewell county and will bring 60 new jobs to the area by next year. The announcement was made Friday at the Bluefield Supply building where the Plant will be located. Expected to Start operations a year from now Wood tech inc. Will produce Wood veneer products which Are used in musical instruments furniture and House construction. Woo tech will be owned and operated by fancy Tsuda one of Japan s leading trading and manufacturing companies. Sotaro Tsuda president and chief executive officer of fancy Tsuda made the announcement atop a stage in front of the 200,000-Square-foot Bluefield Plant in Falls Mills. Over 200 officials from Tazewell county the towns of Bluefield va., and Pocahontas and state government attended the announcement. A Why Bluefield a Tsuda said looking out at the crowd. A we have searched More than two years for a site. We looked in the South the Northern . And Canada and in the East. Then we found Bluefield located in the Middle of one of the Best forested areas in North the company had also considered Sites in West Virginia Tennessee and North Carolina. Tsuda said that the Bluefield area of Tazewell county was close to transportation which made shipping easy. He also said its Small City atmosphere would make a work within three years its expected that nearly 100 will be employed by woo tech. A this will help get our roads opened up and help with our tourism efforts in the Pocahontas area a said Don Payne he member of the Tazewell county Board of supervisors who represents the area the Plant will be located. A but the main thing All the people out of work its going to be a shot in the for the Plant will produce 80 to 100 shipping containers of specially laminated Ultra Strong Hardwood veneers each month. Those will be shipped to Japan and Europe. Tsuda said he plans to use Wood provided from lumbering companies in the area. But at the same time he is committed to building the forests Back. A we have to keep the natural resources a he said. Eddie Pauley of the Regency real estate firm said fancy Tsuda representatives first looked at the area in january. New factory opens today in Bradshaw by Kathy Johnson of the daily Telegraph staff there will be parades and singing in the streets today to celebrate the opening of a new sewing factory in Bradshaw. Mcdowell county apparel Mca will hold its ribbon cutting today accompanied by a Parade with the band members singing the new county song said Addie Davis of the Mcdowell county economic development authority. Davis said the factory which is owned by Doyle enterprises of Virginia has already employed Twenty people and Hopes to employ 100 within its first year. She said Mca currently deals in sewing garments for such companies As Haynes and Sara Lee. If the factory succeeds Doyle enterprises May decide to move the Complete textile Industry to the area so that the materials Are weaved there also she said. Davis said it was not easy for the development authority to get the factory into the area. Telescope opens its Eye Cape canaveral. Fla. Apr the Hubble space Telescope orbited with its big Eye open Friday after ground controllers overcame communications problems and lifted its Lens cover. The shuttle discovery a a astronauts prepared for sundays return to Earth. A a you be been released from Hubble support. Its on its own a Mission controls Story mus grave told the five Crew members. A that a great news a replied discovery commander Loren j. Shriver. A there Are handshakes and smiles All around up Here. Ill bet its just that Way Back Down there too a added Mission specialist Steven Hawley. A a who a buying tonight a a a we la buy when you All get Back a Musgrave replied. Flight director William Reeves said it was too Early to cheer. A we still have an important part of the Mission to go a Reeves said. A we Reserve our Celebration until the Crew is safely on the discovery is to land at 9 48 . Edt sunday at Edwards air Force base Calif. Landing would have been delayed a Day if astronauts Bruce Mccandless and Kathryn Sullivan had had to perform a space walk to Crank open the telescopes Lens cover or aperture door. The shuttle trailed 50 Miles behind Hubble when the aperture door opened 380 Miles above Earth but was to pass two Miles beneath the Telescope later in the Day. The National aeronautics and space administration had Hubble space Telescope after initial communication problems ground controllers were Able to open the Telescope s 10-foot-wide aperture door. The cover must be open before the Telescope can be adjusted and focused. High gain Antenna 2primary aperture door solar panel shown partially deployed a planned to release its first test image from the $1.5 billion Telescope on tuesday showing an open Star Cluster in the Constellation Carina. But Steve Terry director of Orbital verifications said that would be delayed by problems with Hubble a High Speed antennas. Hubble a 10-foot aluminium aperture door was opened to the heavens at 10 30 . Edt nearly four hours later than planned exposing its finely polished 94.5-Inch Mirror to Starlight for the first time. Ground controllers sent a signal commanding he door to lift even though the Telescope was in an automatic a Safe Model with All motion stopped because of problems linking its High Speed antennas with a relay satellite. Terry said the opening of the aperture door could not have been delayed much longer. A there has to be a Point where you say they have to go their Way and we have to go ours a he said of the astronauts. When the door opened two of Hubble a four position stabilizing gyroscopes stopped working later engineers got them Back on line. The motion of the Lens cover knocked out the gyros said Dave Drachlis of the Goddard space flight Center in Maryland. That too kept it in the Safe Mode. A the Orbital verification team is continuing to Monitor the status of the Telescope and is in the process of making plans for the gradual step by step return to the timeline a Drachlis said. Nasa said the Telescope was Safe and in a stable position. Tolerances for the Telescope systems were set particularly narrow for the first operations and that was the cause of Many malfunctions Terry said. In addition to that trouble there were two communications outages totalling several hours. A a we re cautious and that a natural Quot Terry said. A a we be got a very expensive spacecraft Here and we done to want to do anything to jeopardize the usefulness. Well get to the Point where we know exactly what the spacecraft will do and set the limits personality spotlight. Exchange student enjoying Mercer county stay Stina Lindelof swedish Exchange student 3y James Barbery of the daily Telegraph staff Athens a Athens High school foreign Exchange student Stina Lindelof 17, of Sweden said living in the United states for the past eight months has fostered personal growth. A june 26 will be a sad and Happy Day a she said a because i will be going Back to Stockholm Sweden a Lindelof said her ambition in life is to become a professional photographer hopefully with a Magazine. A i went to an Art school at Home swede where photography was one subject. Visiting this area and travelling the United states has Given me a lot of Good experiences with my Cam Era. I am very satisfied about that a she said. Florida. California Missouri and Washington d.c., Are a few of the places Lindelof has had to Opportunity to visit in developing her photography skills. She entered a group of photographs in the recent Mercer mall photography show capturing two first place ribbons and one second place award. A at Home 1 Felt like i knew everything too Well. It was hard to see what was special and not special from behind the camera. The variety of photography subjects in this Beautiful Region and the other places i have visited has changed that. In a sure i will see new things when i return co Lindelof said she May return to the United states to pursue a four year College degree in photography. She is currently in the process of finding out which schools have Superior photography programs. The decision to come to Athens with the american International Exchange program was made after Lindelof participated in three week change program in England she said. Edith Bell of Athens the local aise coordinator has played a major role in ensuring a positive experience she added. Living in Athens with Bill and Helen Ryan has been a wonderful expert a Exchange a-6

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