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Burlington Daily Times News (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Burlington, North Carolina 2a Burlington n a times news fri., May 9, 1986 expert continued from Page 1a a tax a continued from Page 1a. The state inmate death probed. A lawyer for a Charlotte woman whose son died of asphyxiation on a prison bus in Butner is calling for answers about the death but the Federal Agency charged with handling the Case says it s never heard of the matter. A at a minimum the government owes it to the family to keep the family advised of what is going said attorney Vav Joseph Dozier who represents the Mother of Vinson p. Harris. In an Effort to get some information about Harris death Dozier said he was preparing to file claims against the Bureau of prisons and the . Marshals office for Harris injuries and death. He also is requesting that the government turn Over All related documents. Prison chief disappointed. Correction Secretary Aaron Johnson says he a disappointed a legislative panel has endorsed a less comprehensive and costly approach to reducing prison crowding than the Martin administration s 10-year plan. Quot their recommendations Are inadequate based on what we think the scope of the problem is Quot Johnson said. Quot the problems cannot be isolated looked at on a one Vear or two year basis. They have to be looked at the special committee on prisons endorsed thursday a $21.6 million program that would add 700 Beds to the state s prison system while another 2.408 criminals would avoid incarceration or get Early parole. Double murder and suicide. The burned body of a woman who died in what Mcdowell county authorities Are calling a double murder and suicide was identified thursday. The body found in the burned remains of a Mobile Home was identified by police As Mary Gill Letterman. 45. Of the sugar Hill Community near Marion in Mcdowell county. The body of a Man and a Young boy who were also found in the trailer Haven to been positively identified. Authorities found the bodies after responding to a Call of a trailer fire about 9 15 pm. Tuesday. Capt Jackie Turner of the Mcdowell county sheriffs department said thursday. Bray trial. Four men and four women have been picked in Asheville to hear the first degree murder trial of a 23-year-old Arkansas Man accused of killing state Highway patrol trooper Bobby Lee Coggins last september. Attorneys questioned four More potential jurors thursday in the trial of William Richard Bray. Two i of those potential jurors were excused Early in the Day and prosecutors indicated they would probably excuse a third. The state is seeking the death penalty for Bray and co defendant Jimmy Dean ? Rios. 21. Degrees fahrenheit. A this Means that the burning has practically he said. Rosen said a meltdown never occurred but a statement by his Agency said the reactor Core was extensively damaged. Rosen said workers were trying to build a Concrete shield under the reactor in Case a nuclear reaction should resume sending radioactivity into the Earth. Western scientists have said they believe a meltdown did occur. And Blix said at today s news conference a it is Clear the radioactive consequences of this Accident Are far More serious than in any Accident so he said the soviets have agreed to release daily radiation Levels beginning today from a monitoring station 37�?~/2 Miles from the reactor and from six other stations along the country a Western Border. Blix also said the soviets never shut Down their la other c her Nobyl Type nuclear reactors As some reports indicated earlier. Rosen said most of the 204 people injured in the Accident were firefighters and that All had been sent to Moscow for treatment. Lyashkov said 84.000 people had been evacuated from settlements around the Power Plant. He cited the official casualty toll for the Accident of two killed and 204 hospitalized. Polish television quoted a soviet Deputy health minister. Yevgeny Vorobyev As saying a third victim died in a Moscow Hospital. Yugoslavia a Tan Jug news Agency carried a similar report. In an article in the pravda Ukraine newspaper today. Romanenko advised people to Wash Well water Down streets and Yards and keep children indoors As much As possible. A the level of background radiation is gradually falling Quot he wrote. A at present it is in the limit of the norms recommended by National and International organizations and does not represent a danger to the health of the population including it was not Clear whether he was referring to radiation Levels in the Accident area or in Kiev. In Moscow the communist party daily pravda said Kiev residents May not have been kept informed in a timely fashion. A this provided grounds for All kinds of rumours which incidentally were quite actively disseminated by various voices in the West Quot pravda said today referring to foreign radio broadcasts reaching the Ukraine. Pravda said the ukrainian Media now was helping present a More accurate picture of the Accident and its consequences. Which would repeal the preferential tax treatment of individual capital gains. A a in a not going to dissect the various sections a of the Bill Speakes said repeating that Reagan so general satisfaction applies to the Reagan a own tax overhaul plan would retain a fully deductible $2,000-a-year Ira for All workers and allow the same set aside for spouses who earn no wages. Non working spouses now Are limited to a tax deferred contribution of $250 a year. And rather than repealing the tax break for capital gains the president proposed to expand it so that inflation caused increases in the value of stocks and other assets would not be taxed. Senate democratic whip Alan Cranston of California attacked the finance committee Bill thursday on both issues and several others As Well As did sen. John Melcher. I Mont. Their complaints and the Effort by Sens. Bill Roth. R-del., and Alfonse d Amato. R n y., to keep fully deductible iras marked a departure from what has been Strong congressional support for the Bill since it was approved by the committee on wednesday. A iras Are absolutely essential for working Middle income families a d Amato told colleagues. A they have made it possible for families of modest Means to plan for the a iras Are just beginning to accomplish their goals a Roth said. A they have Only been in place effectively since 1982. The daily times news Alamance county s Only daily newspaper 707 South main Street Burlington n c. 27215 main number.227-0131 classified 226-4414 closed after 5pm published daily by times news publishing co. All carriers dealers and distributors Are Independent contractors keeping i heir own accounts. Cree from control therefore the hails times news is not responsible for Advance payments made to them their agents or representatives subscription hates single copy 25 cents daily. 50 cents on sunday by Carrier per month in Advance by mail inside Ala co 3 months 6 months i year second Tass postage paid i spa 140 too advertising Kales private party classified 51 cents per line commercial rate 61 cents per line minimum charge 4 lines i 3ii> i amp rail notice the entire contents of the daily time it yews including its Logotype Are fully Tiro tested by copyright and registry and cannot by reproduced in any form or for any put pose without the expressed permission id the Dally times sew it Sik 16 72 31 40 60 61 pay proposal not enough. The head of the state employees association of North Carolina says the 3.2 percent pay hike gov. Jim Martin has proposed for state employees in t enough but Martin says the workers should be grateful. Martin said thursday he was recommending to the legislature that the state spend All the Money it could afford on a pay raise for the fiscal year beginning july 1. Quot that ought to deserve some appreciation from my fellow state employees a Martin said in a statement. Quot apparently that is not the the nation fetus killed. A woman who shot herself in the stomach killing her unborn son. Has been indicted on a charge of criminal abortion authorities in Lawrenceburg Tenn. Said. Mary Celeste brow n. 27. Was due to give birth in three to four weeks when the fetus died As a result the blast from a 38-caliber pistol prosecutors said. Investigators said mrs. Brown apparently was despondent Over her pregnancy at the time of the shooting earlier this year. Her husband Keith was in another room. Walker made $700,000. Confessed spymaster John a. Walker or. Concluding a week of testimony As the Star witness against his alleged recruit said he made about $700,000 during More than 17 years of espionage. Walker also said thursday he May have written a letter to his Girlfriend. Pamela k. Carroll telling her he planned to write a Book about his spy experience and have his daughter Margaret negotiate a $5 million Deal. Walker pleaded guilty in october to spying for the soviets and agreed to testify against his old Navy buddy Jerry Whitworth who is on trial in . District court Here on an espionage charge. Bishops held in contempt. A Federal judge says the nation s roman Catholic Bishops Are in contempt of court for refusing to release records demanded in a suit by a pro abortion group and he has threatened them w Ith fines of $100,000 a Day. . District judge Robert l. Carter sharply criticized the United states Catholic conference and the National conference of Catholic Bishops in a ruling thursday charging them with a a wasteful charade in court proceedings. Carters ruling came in a 1980 suit by abortion rights mobilization inc. Charging that the roman Catholic Church should be denied its tax exempt status because of its political activities against Legal abortion. Tanker sinks. A supertanker loaded w Ith 860.000 Gallons of crude Oil was taking on water and sinking off the coast of Puerta vallarta. Mexico today the coast guard said. The 869-foot Prince William sound an american ship had a Crew of 27 on Board said coast guard Petty officer James Macpherson. He did t know the vessel s Home port. A they Are flooding through the engine compartment and have no de watering capabilities Quot Macpherson said. The coast guard was notified at 1 30 a Today by the supertanker which has two lifeboats on Board. The ship about 90 Miles from the mexican coast lost communications almost immediately he said. Another ship the Sonya m., was expected to reach the sinking ship around 5 30 a A panamanian vessel. Glorious Ace. Was expected to arrive about three hours after the Sonya a. Macpherson said. Eastern refuses to pay Fine. Eastern airlines is refusing to pay a $9.5 million Fine for alleged safety v violations and the Federal aviation administration says if it does t get the Money w within a week it will go to court. Eastern chairman Frank Borman said thursday the airline disputes a the technical integrity Quot of the Faa findings which stemmed from an in depth inspection earlier this year and that he has no intention of paying the Fine. Whalers using satellite images. Natives Are using state of the Art technology7 to help them in their primitive Pursuit of whales off Alaska s Northern coastline and it seems to be helping. The whalers Are using satellite images to help them find open water where migrating Bowhead whales might be found. Barrow residents have landed seven Bowhead whales during the past month. That a nearly twice the number they be caught in a single w Haling season in eight years says Jana Harcharek. Office manager of the Alaska Eskimo whaling commission. The world Thatcher conservatives battered. Prime minister mar Garet thatchers conservatives suffered a series of crushing electoral defeats losing control of More than two dozen local councils and a former parliamentary stronghold. From prosperous Southern England through Industrial wastelands of the North and into parts of Scotland the conservatives were mauled in thursdays balloting mainly by the socialist labor party. The elections constituted the biggest test of opinion before the next general election w hich mrs. Thatcher now in her second five year term must Call by june 1988. No attack planned. Prime minister Shimon Peres said today Israel has no intention of attacking Syria. He blamed Palestine liberation organization chairman Yasser Arafat for stirring up a War scare in the past two weeks by sending reports to Arab countries claiming Israel was planning such an attack. A i can to see immediate indications of a syrian attack upon us and the israeli position is Clear we have no intentions to attack the syrians Quot Peres said on Israel radio. Lbs television and an Arab Diplomat have reported Israel was preparing a major military strike in retaliation for the attempted bombing of the Al Al jetliner. A drought a a a we be got a limited number of pounds of pressure in the lines right now. And it takes 49 pounds of pressure to use those he said. A right now. We re worried about preserving life and property. With six to ten pounds of pressure in those lines. I assure you. There a not enough to fight fires within the towns water but residents in Burlington have not been asked to Cut Back. A the City of Burlington a water Supply is still plentiful despite the Lack of City planner Larry Connor said. In the Brunswick county town of Navassa mandatory water restrictions have been imposed. While a Low level in University Lake promises the same for Resi dents in the Chapel h i 11 Carrboro area unless there s a break in the drought. The drought is particularly troubling to towns with insufficient water systems to handle the increased demand that comes w Ith dry weather officials say. Onslow7 county manager Rick Leary said most of Swansboro a water problems relate to insufficient lines for transporting water from the county water system. Officials of Davidson water inc., which supplies water to parts of Randolph and Davidson counties said thursday that some customers May be out of water during Peak periods this weekend. Company spokesman Gregg Stabler said the company can pump 8 million Gallons a Day from the Yadkin River but customers Are using about 9 million Gallons a Day. 50 percent More than Normal. He said that is cutting into the company a stored Reserve of to million Gallons. Quot we re hoping we get a Good rain. But if w e continue like this we Hope customers w ill conserve on their outside usage so we can fill the water tanks to their Normal level Quot Stabler said adding that customers should try to Cut their outside water usage by 20 to 30 percent. In Fayetteville officials say their Call for voluntary conservation to avoid a critical water shortage is apparently being ignored. Tim Wood manager of Fayetteville a Public works commission. Said thursday that the Utility treated 25 million Gallons of water wednesday setting a record in pm cd a 81-year history. The previous record. 23.2 million Gallons was set monday when county health officials asked people to use water Only for Quot absolute Wood said earlier this week that pc will ask the Fayetteville City Council for an ordinance requiring residents to conserve water if High use continues. A if residents stopped watering their lawns for two Days we d fill up every storage tank we have and we would t have any problems a Chadwick said. A people Arentt paying attention to requests to conserve water and its in Asheville Utility officials say water reservoirs Are nearly full but the streams that Supply those reservoirs Are dropping significantly. The Stream flow in the Blue Ridge mountains is at a level so Low that it could Only be expected once every too years said Cathy Hill hydrologist for the . Geological Survey in Raleigh. The French Broad River which normally has a gauge height of 2.26 feet during May. Was flowing at 1.22 feet thursday. Is. Hill said. That level a continued from Page 1a. Usually is seen Only Atter a Long dry autumn. Last month the French Broad recorded its lowest Stream flow rate for any april since records were begun in 1902. She said. The underground water table Levels which were supported by Good rainfall in 1983. Have begun to drop. They Are now a full foot below Normal for this area and this time of year. Is. Hill said. A right now its not too serious a she said. A a we re just beginning to see the effects of the drought on the water table. But that could change in the next couple of in Charlotte the City Council is expected to be asked monday to authorize mandatory water conservation throughout the entire City county Utility system officials said. Heirloom creations Sale 25% off All Craft supplies expires 5/17/86 needlepoint a and gifts by area craftspeople free instruction available reasonable prices 1753 e. Webb ave. Mon / a Zimm ooh i e77 Burlington tue wed amp thur 12-5 30 i Fri 10-6 also at the same location baseball cards plus buy a sell a or Trade you did the judging we did the winning earning any award is Nice. But being honoured with a Quality c Are Iealer award has added value. Because you our customers judged us through the surveys you completed. Your satisfaction Means our commitment to customer satisfaction is working. Ford motor company presents this award Only to a select group of dealers. Receiving this award Means you be noticed and appreciated our courteous and helpful approach to Selling. You be noticed our competence in servicing vehicles. And you be appreciated the treatment received at our Dealership. Because you Are the ultimate judge this award provides special meaning to All of our stat. It demonstrates our commitment to providing Quality care for Quality cars. . 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