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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 5, 1990, Bluefield, West Virginia ��1 a or up w Etc a get physical. Local businesses lumbering up for corporate cup / Region b-1 % hostage freed american finally return sit j Home to . Soil a i / nation a-6 Ujj Derby Day. A Cut summer Squall a favored to win �1 Kentucky Derby / sports c-1 saturday a us Fichti daily a Elci Pirap Good morning Charleston a former gov. Arch a. Moore is More popular now than in his last 18 months in office despite his agreement to plead guilty to led eral corruption charges according to the West Virginia poll released Friday. Twice As Many West virginians think Moore did a better Job As governor than Gaston caper ton is doing now the poll found. Even democrats strongly favor Republican Moore Over Democrat Caperton the poll found. But 81 percent of West virginians think Moore should go to Federal prison and nearly a fifth of them say he should get the maximum 36 years the poll found. The West Virginia poll is based on a Survey of 884 West virginians by Telephone Between april 25 and april 30, More than two weeks after Moore was indicted and agreed to plead guilty to live Federal counts of extortion mail fraud tax fraud and obstruction of Justice. The West Virginia poll bail Stafl sub at. Caperton a Job rating showed about a 2 percent improvement from a West Virginia poll in March when 14 percent gave him a positive rating and 82 percent gave him a negative rating his worst so far. In the new poll 16 percent of West virginians rated Caperton a Job As excellent or Good and 81 percent said his work has been Only fair or poor. In comparison 32 percent said Moore did an excellent or Good Job in three terms As governor and 63 percent said his work was Only fair or poor according to the poll. Ftp amorim pm i Laldan 3 Boucher talks about the clean air Bill during a Stop Friday in Bluefield a. Virginia congressman says clean air Bill will help Region by Eddie Lee Isom of the daily Telegraph staff Federal clean air legislation that could increase the demand for Coal in the area will be debated this month by the House of representatives . Rep. Rick Boucher said Friday. Boucher. D-va., stopping in several areas of Southwest Virginia and Southern West Virginia for press conferences predicted Friday that the legislation will pass the House the week of May 14 and be signed into Law by president Bush later in the year. A the environmental Issue of this decade is the clean air Bill. Its been 13 years in the making and we be got it solved a a confident Boucher said during a Brief Stop at the Holiday inn in Bluefield. With the passage of the Bill utilities will be Given the Choice of using scrubbers on smoke stacks to Cut Down on emissions or using More Low suffer Coal which is abundant in Southwest Virginia and Southern West Virginia. The House Energy and Commerce committee of which Boucher is a member approved the acid rain provision of the legislation in april. The Senate has already passed the clean air Bill. A this is the Best news we be had in decades a Boucher said estimating that Coal production for Virginia would increase by at least 10 percent and at least 1,500 new jobs would be created. A i caution you this Isnit going to happen tomorrow a he said. A a it a going to be 1996. We probably wont feel the first positive effects until 1994, a Boucher a-6 suspects caught warrant issued in Springville murder by Samantha Myers of the daily Telegraph staff a Springville va., Man and his Girlfriend were taken into custody Friday afternoon at Daytona Beach shores Fla. In connection with the robbery Homi cide of Opie p. Meadows said Tazewell county sheriff Bill Osborne. Meadows a disabled Coal Miner was killed in his angles hollow Home by an apparent gunshot wound to the Chest thursday afternoon. His Wallet which police think contained approximately $1,000, was missing along with his truck. Tazewell county Commonwealth attorney Tom Bowen said a warrant has been issued for Delbert Martin Smith 24, of a Opie Meadows obituary Page b-2 Springville for Capitol murder first degree murder robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony. Bowen said Jillanne Jody Philbrook of Allandale Fla., is being charged with first degree murder Ana robbery. Capt. Fran Monaco of the Daytona Beach shores police department said the two were arrested there shortly after 2 . Friday after leaving a local bar in the truck of the murder victim. The Daytona Beach shores police had been notified by the Tazewell county sheriffs office to be on the Lookout for Meadows red 1988 Chevy s-10 truck. Monaco said sgt. John Mowen of the Daytona Beach shores police spotted the truck in the parking lot of Linda a pub in the town. Mowen waited for the Driver and passenger to get into the truck and then arrested them in the parking lot without indecent. Monaco said both of the suspects Are being held without Bond at the Volusia county Branch jail pending extradition hearings. Bowen said Smith and Philbrook will be arraigned in Florida however the amount of time a suspects a-6 Moore draws higher latvians rating than Caperton vote for Zipper tie highlights products show Monroeville a. A David Cecil offered an irresistible guarantee to anyone walking past his display Booth at what a billed As the worlds largest convention of inventions. A a you la never have to tie your tie again a he said. To demonstrate his claim Cecil tugged at a knot in his silk tie As if to loosen it. But instead of one end of the fabric slipping out of the knot the tie itself zipped open. Cecil and hundreds of other promoters and inventors gathered thursday at the Monroeville expo Mart near Pittsburgh for the invention new product exposition billed As the worlds largest. Among other items displayed were a portable fire escape that can be anchored inside a window a trap designed to lure fleas off a carpet and a device to repel mosquitoes with sound Waves. Showers Likely thousands Honor Kent state victims today a High mid-60s today a near 100 percent Chance of showers and thunderstorms Are called for by the National weather service. Highs will Only be in the mid-60s. Tonight Cloudy with the Chance of rain falling to 50 percent. Lows dropping into the lower 40s. Weather package a-6 Section a Section b briefs.a-2 Region. B-1 daily record.a-3 obituaries. A opinion.a-4 Church Page. R-3 money.a-5 to listings. R-4 weather.a-7 comics. B-5 Section c sports. .c-1 statistics. .c-2 classified. .c-4 vol. 95, no. 125 a Kent Ohio apr thousands of people lit candles in the rain Friday to dedicate a memorial to four Kent state University students who were slain by Ohio National guardsmen during an anti War protest 20 years ago. About 4,000 people huddled beneath umbrellas on a parking lot near the site of the shootings which took place on May 4, 1970, and marked a tragic rallying Point for those who opposed american involvement in the Vietnam War. Most of the people in the crowd placed lighted candles on the Hilltop Granite memorial. Some placed their candles amid the 58,175 daffodils planted on the nearby Hillside for each american killed in the War. About 200 students nearby waged a silent protest by raising clenched fists Ana holding up handmade signs bearing messages of a whose May 4th is it anyway a and a a done to minimize student some held up two fingers a shaped in the peace sign popularized during Ine anti War movement. A laser photo von a Tori a i a Hor to or it a Ranh Loe 4<\r n Loo no right Morr it a Marlino the Chon tinny Rel ii olt alg ii win we Luica ii cd cuu infill Lulu in Liall Miry i a a w. A Ujj Freedom Riga. . A latvian lawmakers voted for Independence Friday but plotted a More cautious break from the soviet Union than neighbouring Lithuania. Latvians greeted the declaration of Independence with tears a chorus of the republics traditional Anthem and dancing in the streets. The 138-0 parliamentary vote 50 years after Moscow seized the three Baltic states on the soviets Western Border put Latvia on a similar secessionist path with Lithuania and Estonia. However unlike Lithuania a Independence declaration of March 11, the vote by Latvia a supreme soviet called for a gradual break with the soviet Union. Latvian president Anatoly Gorbunov said he was already thinking about the next step negotiations with Moscow. A everything is ahead a he said. Quot this is Only the very very Gorbunov later was asked at a news conference what reaction he expected from the Kremlin. He said he could not predict what Moscow would say but he added that the latvian government had tried to make it Clear in the declaration that there is a no cause to close the door on dialogue and Start setting fifty seven anti Independence lawmakers refused to cast ballots. Even so the measure had no problem achieving the two thirds majority needed for approval. After the vote was announced latvians inside and outside the Hall broke into a chorus of Quot god bless Latvia a the republics traditional Anthem. A cheering crowd showered emerging lawmakers with roses pansies and daffodils. Climb in jobless rate stirs inflation talk Washington a the nations unemployment rate climbed to 5.4 percent in april its highest level in More than a year the government said Friday in a report analysts called a disturbing sign the Economy could slip into recession. There was paltry growth in the number of . Jobs for the second straight month and the total actually would have declined if not for the hiring of temporary census workers. A the report indicates the Bottom dropped out of the labor Market in april. It Speaks More toward a possible recession than a rebounding Economy Quot said Allen Sinai chief economist at the Boston co. Added Robert Dederick of the Northern Trust co. Of Chicago a i done to think we can say the Economy is toppling Over a Cliff but it is not showing any signs that its backing away from the Cliff either so there a that Bond markets rallied in response to the report. Traders took weaker than expected employment a a report running counter to recent indications that the Economy was picking up a As a sign the Federal Reserve would not boost interest rates to slow things Down. The government reported last week that the Economy grew at a 2.1 percent rate in the first three months of the year twice As fast As some private analysts had predicted. In april the civilian jobless rate As measured by a household Survey was up from the 5.2 percent registered in March. Before that the unemployment rate had held steady at 5.3 percent for nine months. The last time the jobless rate reached 5.4 percent was january 1989. The number of new jobs created edged up Only slightly with a net gain of 64,000. That included the governments hiring of 78,000 workers for the 1990 census. The Job growth figure is derived from a separate Survey of business establishments and is generally considered a More reliable indicator of economic activity than the household Survey on unemployment. The nations factories in a slump for months continued to falter As manufacturing jobs fell by 22,000. It was the 12th decline in 13 months. A the manufacturing sector is continuing to bleed workers. Its starting to have a debilitating affect in other areas As Well a Dederick said. The biggest payroll drop in april came in construction with a seasonably adjusted fall of 99,000 jobs

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