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Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 28, 1990, Colorado Springs, Colorado Colorado saturdays april 28, 1990 35c daily/75c sunday state Mountain area searched for plane overdue in Springs 6 people aboard heading to Sweet Adeline Competition by Erin Emery and Kathryn Sosbe Gazette Telegraph searchers combed the mountainous country around Leadville late Friday for a single engine plane carrying six people from Salt Lake City to a Sweet Adeline singing Competition in Colorado Springs. The six seat Piper Cherokee left Salt Lake City Friday morning and was reported overdue in Colorado Springs at noon officials said. The six people a four women and two men including the Pilot a had been expected to join about 85 other people from Utah at the Sweet Adeline Rocky Mountain regional Competition. Sweet Adeline is an International organization that promotes four part Harmony singing. A they have not arrived As expected a or. Jayne Clark Leader of Utah a Mountain Jubilee chorus said late will perform tomorrow saturday. We Are a pretty Strong she would not release the names of the missing. Seventy searchers from Lake and Pitkin counties hunted on both sides of the Continental Divide for nine hours after an emergency locator transmitter signal from a plane was picked up about 2 . By 11 15 ., the Pitkin county sheriffs rescuers had pulled out of the search because they stopped getting signals on their Side of the Divide. A a we be gone As far As we can physically go a to below the top of Hagerman pass a said spokesman Mike Kendrick. Rescuers from Lake county however narrowed the search to 12,893-foot Galena Mountain just North of Turquoise Lake near Leadville. They were still receiving signals when they stopped late Friday because of Snow a sheriffs spokeswoman said. Many of the searchers were on foot because Timber in the area was too thick for snowmobiles. The search was to resume at 7 . Today. Twelve rescuers spent the night in a Mountain Cabin to get an Early Start. Most of the search Friday was ground based although a few planes took off from Leadville and Aspen. The possibility of icing prevented the civil air patrol planes from taking off from the Colorado Springs municipal Airport. Fort Carson was put on standby by the civil air patrol and expected a 4 30 . Phone Call on what Type of assistance was needed from the base. Members of the Mountain Jubilee chorus already in Colorado Springs Learned the plane was missing Friday evening at the pikes Peak Center where two quartets from the group competed. While leaders of other Sweet Adeline groups told their members about the plane the Utah singers were ushered into the basement where they prayed. Clark said one woman in the group had a daughter on the plane. The Mountain Jubilee chorus is one of 14 choruses scheduled to perform at today a chorus contest. The Competition features Sweet Adeline groups from Colorado Utah South Dakota Montana Wyoming and Nebraska. Staff writers Gall Randall Ray Mccaffrey and David Okamoto contributed to this taxi Driver shot to death robbery May have been motive Terry Moron Gazette Telegraph by Erin Emery Gazette Telegraph a cab Driver described As helpful and hard working was lured to a Remote Section of Security by a bogus request for a taxi late thursday then shot in the head As he sat in his car. Stephen j. White 30, died sometime after 9 38 ., when he was sent by a yellow cab dispatcher to the 4000 Block of Allgood drive to pick up a fare. Residents there told police they never called for a cab or saw White. District attorney John Suthers believes Whites assailant placed the Call possibly to Rob him. The cab Drivers body was found at 11 35 . In the 3800 Block of Yucatan drive a about 2v4 blocks from the Allgood address a by a sheriffs Deputy on routine patrol. The gunman had pressed the barrel of the handgun against Whites head before pulling the trigger several times authorities said. A whoever did this they damned sure intended to kill him a said Elpaso county sheriffs sgt. Gary Brown. No one in the Clearview estates neighbourhood heard the shots. Brown said investigators had no suspects in the death of White who had worked 4yi years at yellow cab and also was a disc jockey for Kroc Colorado colleges Public radio station. He was the son of air Force Brig. Gen. Jerry a slain cab Driver called Good samaritan/a3 a ninth grader shot in Back near his Widefield Home/b5 and Mary White. Jerry White is the International president of the Colorado Springs based the navigators an interdenominational ministry. Although Suthers mentioned robbery As a possible motive Brown said investigators had not determined a motive. Cab 831 had not been ransacked and investigators did not know Friday whether anything was missing. Brown would not say whether any Money was found in the car. Whites Wallet was found in his Back pants pocket apparently undisturbed said or. Michael Stewart Elpaso county Deputy Coroner. White has no criminal record and was not known to be involved in drugs according to Law enforcement agencies in the pikes Peak Region. A drugs they were never even a question. I am absolutely totally serious. That would never even pop into my mind As a possibility see slaying/a3 11 35 . White s body is found in his cab in the 3800 Block of Yucatan drive by a sheriffs Deputy on a routine patrol. Colourful cultural dance Randeo Grant foreground and the Kanko Uran West african dance company entertain about too students at the Colorado school for the deaf and the Blind on Friday. The dance company will perform twice today a at la . At the pikes Peak Center with the Colorado Springs symphony and at 2 45 . At the East Library and information Center. The group will also perform at 2 . Sunday at the pikes Peak Center. Business Union grocery stores prepare for strike Union grocery workers say they re preparing to strike Colorado Springs stores and King snoopers is getting ready for that event by advertising that it is accepting applications for Union jobs. Colorado Springs Union members will consider tuesday whether to strike if negotiations done to produce a contract a Union spokesman said. Complete report/c6 a Gnu rises but inflation jumps higher/c6inside business/c6 City state by classmed/e4 comics/d8 crosswonf/d7 dgest/a2 for the record/b6 Home Al la estate do movies Dio obituaries/b6 0pmen/b8 mgfoil/d2 scoreboard sports cd televisiofi/d6 Tell it to gt/b8hone adventurous bargain Hunters can head to the auction for Home i f Freedom newspapers copy a 1990 weather partly sunny and warmer today but Windy. High 75, Low 45./a2 world earthquake hits China killing 115 an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale rattled Central China killing 115 people insuring 160 and leaving thousands homeless the state seismology Bureau said Friday. China Central television said thursdays tremor dug Large cracks in roads and often left nothing standing but wooden doors. The news program said 500 soldiers and Hospital workers were rushed to the scene. Complete report/a11 a lithuanian suicide victim leaves notes to wife landsbergis/a3 Knight Ridder Tribune news Mem. In at least 115 dead 160 injured m thousands homeless in deaths injuries occurred in of Xlyn Graf and Washington % Bush spares Japan front unfair trading a hit list senators criticize decision politics Isaac i just wont run for governor Colorado Springs mayor Robert Isaac on Friday said he would not be a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor and urged supporters to Stop trying to draft him. Isaac said the emergence of three Republican candidates makes a primary Likely. He has said he would not participate in a primary because it would divert resources. He said it was important to bring his a candidacy to finality so the Republican party can go Complete Repert by Cox news service Washington a president Bush on Friday spared Japan from a a hit list of unfair trading partners saying the japanese have made significant concessions in opening markets to . Goods. The presidents decision Drew immediate disapproval from members of Congress who said citing Japan is essential to pressure the government of prime minister to Shiki Kaifu to reduce americans $49 billion Trade deficit with that nation. However Bush did target India for the second straight year under the so called a super 301�?� provision of the 1988 Trade Law that allows for punitive tariffs against countries that fail to remove unreasonable Trade barriers. . Trade representative Carla Hills said a we believe that the most effective Way to achieve results is through cooperation not she noted that Japan agreed earlier this week to in open its markets to roughly $ i billion Worth of american Wood exports. Sens. Carl Levin d-mich., and Arlen Specter r-pa., said they will introduce legislation to take away the administrations ability to exempt Japan. But a Milder reaction from Senate finance chairman Lloyd Bentsen a Texas indicated they might have trouble obtaining Senate approval. Describing himself As a a bit of a septic As to whether the recent agreements with Japan will make much of a difference a Bentsen said a their performance under previous agreements has been substantially less than satisfactory and we must Monitor them closely in the months ahead to see they live up to the Congress had Japan in mind when it passed the super 301. Statute two years ago. Under recent .-Japan Trade pacts the japanese agreed to open markets to for eign made products. Be

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