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Burlington Daily Times News (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Burlington, North Carolina Region sports inside Rock out in 9$pp� a we psychedelia to creep from the Paramount Tibbats crack explosive fourth inning spurs Elon to District playoff victory/2blibyan attack former president critical of . Raid/5athe daily times news 98th year no. 286 Burlington ., Friday May 9, 1986 25 cents 2 sections 24 pages smoke fills the air near Holly Ridge a laser photos raging Blaze jumps containment line by the associated press Holly Ridge a fire that has raged in Southeastern North Carolina since monday found a Hole in containment lines today and sprinted across a four mile area boosting its total size to 17,000 acres officials say. The fire broke out of a line firefighters tried to establish during an assault on the Blaze thursday. A this fire is off and running again Quot state Forest service spokesman Tom Hegele said this morning. A the Northwest Side that a been giving us so much trouble threw some fire ahead of itself and started another Small a the fire s doing Good but we re not so Good a said Dan Killingsworth operations supervisor of the state Forest resources division at Kinston. A you can to control the weather or things like that. We re still after it. And we will get it eventually. We re not going to give there Are no structures in the path of the fire officials said. A there s nothing there but wide open land a Hegele said. Feldman Corn a spokesman forthe state division of Forest resources said today that the forecast Calls for a Northeast wind which could cause problems for firefighters. Firefighters had taken a break during the night but had planned another air and ground attack on the Blaze today. A your people Are worn out a Killingsworth said. A in an area like that ifs hard enough during the daytime so hard to do anything at the assault on the fire resumed at Daylight today As bulldozers began trying to secure the fire line and aircraft began dropping retardants. Quot we made a lot of Good Progress on it thursday a Hegele said. A the equipment operators tractor Drivers and Crew helpers did Superb work under very trying circumstances. We just weren table to get quite a what we did yesterday held except this one spot in the left flank a Corn said. Quot the sea Breeze carried that buddy Gates regional Ranger for the . Forest service said firefighters were within a Quarter mile of having lines around the fire thursday. A the Bottom line is we be just got a Damn mess out there a Gates said. A a but we re a Little better off now.,�?� he said a because we Don t have As much uncontrolled lines As we did wednesday. We got a Little rain on it thursday. That Hegele said the fire was contained on three sides but a 2-mile open area on the West Side continued to give firefighters problems. Most of the firefighters were pulled of the Blaze shortly before dark on thursday but a few remained to watch the fire lines he said. An 8/2-acre fire broke out near Hampstead during the Day but it was extinguished Corn said. He said it apparently was arson. Killingsworth said winds that fanned flames and Quot Bone dry Quot weather conditions made the largely uninhabited area on the Pender Onslow county line below Jacksonville Ripe for fire. . Forestry workers fill Aerial Tanker with water drought forces towns to urge conservation a Stair and wire report with no Relief in sight from one of the worst droughts North Carolina has experienced. Several towns Are reporting water shortages and at least one is urging water conservation so there la be enough for hydrants in Case of a fire. A there have been a few showers but very Wayne Jones a National weather service meteorologist at Raleigh Durham Airport said thursday. A a we re still essentially in a no rain situation Swansboro mayor Vernon Taylor said Levels in his Tow no a water tank reached the a extreme danger level wednesday night. A ifs a 30-foot water tank and through constant checking on it we re Down to Zero feet right now a Taylor said. A a we re not literally out of water but when we re at this Point i want to get the Point Over to people in the Swansboro area that the crisis is far from Taylor said residents Are being urged to conserve water so there will be enough water for fire hydrants. See drought on Page 2a income tax debate focuses on iras by Jim Luther a tax writer Washington a individual retirement accounts that newfound but widely used tax shelter for Middle America Are becoming the focus of Senate debate on a plan for overhauling the income tax system. A full month before Senate floor action on the Bill is Likely two Republican members have introduced a Resolution that would put the lawmakers on record in favor of keeping fully deductible iras for everybody who can afford them. It is no secret that president Reagan and Treasury depart ment officials Are concerned about a provision in the overhaul Bill that would allow the full Ira tax break Only for workers who Are not eligible for company pension plans. Reagan telephoned sen. Bob Packwood r-ore., chief author of the Bill on thursday to congratulate him on the Effort and said he is generally satisfied with the plan White House spokesman Larry Speakes told reporters. Packwood chairs the Senate finance committee. However Speakes declined to say whether Reagan supports the anti Ira part of the Bill or another sensitive provision. See tax on Page 2a soviet nuclear Accident expert says Blaze is out by the associated press Kiev s r. A an International atomic Energy Agency official said today that the fire at the chernobyl nuclear reactor has been put out. The mayor of Kiev said a Quarter million children will leave school Early this year because of the devastating Accident. The Agency official Morris Rosen told a news conference in Moscow that an adjacent reactor at the ukrainian facility was not damaged by the fire and was not in danger of releasing radiation. Kiev mayor Valentin Gursky said schools attended by a Quarter million of the City a children will close May 15, several weeks Early because of the Power Plant Accident. He said the move was not an emergency measure. Quot we Are simply advancing the Normal school Holiday a Little bit a Gursky told a group of foreign reporters. Ukrainian health minister Anatoly Romanenko was quoted earlier As saying on Kiev radio that school children would be moved out of the area As a precaution. Kiev the nations third largest City is 80 Miles South of the nuclear Plant. Ukrainian Premier Alexander Lyashkov told reporters thursday that authorities did not order the major part of the evacuation until six Days after the Accident and w cited for two Days to inform Moscow of the full scope of the worst disaster in the history of nuclear Power. At the Moscow news conference Rosen said workers were trying to Seal of the no. 4 reactor at the chernobyl facility where a chemical explosion occurred april 26. Setting off a fire and spewing a radioactive Cloud Over Europe. A the aim is to encase the whole fourth unit in Concrete and work has begun to place a Concrete foundation under the reactor a he said. Lyashkov had said thursday that Crews still were trying to put out the reactor fire. The director of the u International atomic Energy Agency Hans Blix flew Over the reactor thursday and said on soviet television that smoke was coming from it. But Rosen said today Quot the fire is he said the smoke seen thursday was Light Gray and appeared to come from soldering Sand Lead Boron and Dolomite thrown Over the reactor to smother the fire. He said smoke was thicker and Darker when the fire was burning. Rosen also said soviet officials reported the reactor Core temperature had fallen to a degree that indicated the fire was out. Lyashkov had said thursday that the reactor temperature had fallen to 300 degrees celsius. 572 see expert on Page 2a Shultz assures . Support for Aquino by the associated press Manila Philippines a Secretary of state George p. Shultz met with president Cora Zon Aquino today to assure hero . Support for her government but Rule out increases in Aid beyond $150 million already pledged. Shultz made no comments to reporters after his 40-minute meeting with mrs. Aquino at a guest House next to the presidential Palace. However he earlier said the filipino government should concentrate on rearranging the Economy rather than asking for More . Assistance. The Secretary of state also met with former supporters of deposed president Ferdinand e. Marcos who said they appreciated . Interest in philippine stability and that they mentioned Marcos Quot Only in Shultz scheduled a news conference later today before departing forthe United states. He planned to take a weekend Holiday in Honolulu before returning to Washington. As when he arrived thursday Shultz was greeted by about 200 leftists chanting Quot Reagan terrorist Quot when he arrived at the Gates of Malac Anang Palace for the meeting with mrs. Aquino. The protesters who held signs saying Quot Marcos mad dog made in .A.�?� and Quot Reagan the great terrorist a dispersed peacefully soon after Shultz left for a series of meetings w Ith other officials including vice president Salvador Laurel and defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile. Earlier police held Back More than 200 Marcos loyalists who shouted Quot we want Marcos backs As Shultz stopped to Lay a Wreath at the foot of a Monument to the Philip Squiti Pines National hero. Jose Rizal. On his Way to Malac Anang. Shultz met with former labor minister Blas Ople and seven other members of Marcos new society movement after a breakfast meeting with mrs. Aquino a economic ministers. Fridays Bottom line stunt nets unwanted attention Elkin apr a publicity stunt designed to Call attention to a magic show in Elkin next month for the City a Rescue squad ended up receiving the unwanted attention of police thursday. Donald James Adams of Martinsville. Va., a magician and psychic who in his shows goes by the name Jason Michaels Luton a Blindfold and drove Down Mai Street in Elkin to draw attention to his magic show. The show is being sponsored by the Elkin Rescue squad on june 7 to raise Money to buy equipment. Before Adams made his drive he was warned by Elkin police capt. Wayne Hall about driving with the Blindfold. After he began his drive officer Gary greening pulled in behind the car and attempted to Stop him. Adams finally stopped across town after negotiating Elkins Mai Street. Greening charged Adams with driving left of the Center line and failure to Stop for a Blue Light and Siren. Adams said he Wasny to pleased with the charges adding that it s the first time this has happened to him while doing the stunt which he said he a done in other cities across the country. Capt. Ronnie White of the Rescue squad said his group got the attention it wanted even though traffic charges were filed. Adams is scheduled to appear in court on june 7 a the same Day As his magic forecast Good afternoon. Tonight will be fair but Cool with the Low in the upper 40s. Saturday will be mostly sunny with the High in the mid 70s. See Page deaths mrs. Catherine a Cattieu Moffitt Bray mrs. Pearl Wilson Broad Well mrs. Linda h. Haith mrs. Emma Tillman Hilliard mrs. Betty Irene Crumpton Mann. See Page 7a.index Alamance Alana 10a living 6a police news 8b Claa affied 9-12b marketplace a sports 2-3b Cornice 4b movies 5b to listings 5b editorials 4a news summary 2a weather so entertainment 7b

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