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Cumberland Sunday Times News (Newspaper) - October 14, 1990, Cumberland, Maryland Residents wishing to Send mail to the 372nd military police unit can find the address in today newspaper. See a13 Dogwood seedlings catch the Eye of Melissa Stevens of Frostburg. Residents May order seedlings from the Maryland Forest Park and wildlife service. See cd he Vale Summit Landfill permit has been placed on hold. Is it time to take a fresh look at the project see editorial Page Cumberland sunday times news a Xxiii no. 41 Cumberland Mary land sunday october 14, 1990 one Dollar demos prepare to fight Battle Over budget Bill by Jim Luther associated press writer Washington a democrats who control both houses of Congress Are ready to Battle Over a Bill that would Cut the budget deficit by $500 billion Over five years. The House cop Are debating whether they should sit out the fight because of the All out opposition to higher taxes or offer a substitute plan with almost no Chance of passing. Senate republicans Are More inclined to Side with president Bush who swallowed his no tax increase pledge in the interest of slashing the deficit. House democrats trying to take Back a big part of the wealth that shifted into the hands of higher income americans Over the past decade Are pushing a $149 billion tax increase. Nearly two thirds of that would fall on the 13 million or so couples and individuals with incomes above $50,000 a year. In the Senate where democratic control is not nearly so solid the finance committee picked up backing from most of its cop members in approving a $142 billion tax increase about 40 percent of which would be paid by those earning More than $50,000 the 15-5 bipartisan vote on the Middle of the Road plan came Early saturday morning. The weather sunday sunny and less humid. Highs near 80. Southwest winds 5 to to mph. See regional forecasts on a-2. News briefs ban . End a Solburg South Africa apr for 37 years Blacks have been legally banned from the sparkling Blue Waters of South africans Public swimming pools. That a supposed to change monday with the end of the separate amenities act. A major apartheid Law that segregated bathrooms swimming pools libraries and other Public facilities. Thousands protest Seoul South Korea apr thousands of protesters hurled firebombs and stones saturday at riot police who blocked a demonstration against government spying on civilians. The police fired tear Gas to drive Back 20,000 students and dissidents who tried to March downtown after an anti government rally attended by More than 100,000 opposition supporters. Well explodes san Salvador Al Salvador apr a natural geothermal Well exploded in Western Al Salvador saturday killing at least 12 people and injuring 20 More authorities said. Army maj. Jose Rodriguez said the 3 . Explosion in the town of a Huichapan 02 Miles West of the capital spewed boiling water into the air and sent burning hot rocks crashing into Peoples Homes heroes funerals Cairo Egypt a Egypt gave heroes funerals saturday to the parliament speaker and four Security guards killed a Day earlier in an ambush and suspicion for the killings entered on Iraq. Rationing ends Lourdes France a thanks to recent heavy Rains officials have ended unprecedented water rationing measures imposed last month on pilgrims visiting the Spring at this world famous shrine. Under the rules imposed sept. 19, visitors were asked to take away with them Only one Small Container of water. But officials said saturday that pilgrims once again could take As much of the water As they could carry. Takes a break a Dick Bowles or. Going Khz Yards for every year of his life within takes a drink during his 6,2 h Yard swim at the two hours raising an estimated $5, he for a new Myca saturday. He completed the Challenge of Myca facility. It times news Tim Wilson a geriatric Jock swims too Yards for each year of life by Kimi Scott Mcgreevy times news writer Cumberland when Dick Rowles or. Climbed from the Myca swimming Pool saturday afternoon he Aid so to the cheers of about 25 friends. Fitting 25 people into the Small room housing they a equally Small Pool in the old building on Baltimore Avenue was not easy but they managed. Friends and family showed up saturday because or. Rowles a a self described geriatric Jock a swam 6,200 Yards in an Effort to raise Money for a new Myca. He swam too Yards for every year of his life. A a in a 62, but i feel 42,�?� he said after his swim. A i did this because in a grateful to the y for enhancing my lifestyle and extending my life. I wanted to make the Community aware of the fact that we need a new a this one was built in 1925, and its bulging at the for having just completed 310 a i laps the last Lap in the termly stroke or. Rowles is barely winded. He stands near Senate House reports to appear lists of recent Campaign contributions and expenditures for state Senate and House of delegates candidates in districts i and 2 will appear in the monday edition of the umber land times news. The Pool s Edge watching people take Down the balloons that decorated the Pool area for his fundraising feat. He is trim thanks to they his wet hair stands in spikes he looks 42. During his swim or. Rowles the regional manager of the a construction corporation paused about every 2,000 Yards for a Quick drink. That was it. W Hen he made it to the Halfway Point or. James Raver who is or. Rowles a teammate on they a master swim team hopped in the Pool and swam the rest of the Way with him. He did it to keep or. Rowles from getting bored. A when you swim for two hours it can get a Little Boring a or. Rowles admits. A i was glad when Jim joined me he kept it or. Rowles is glad to be giving something Back to the Myca. Through pledges he raised personally the y will get about $3,500. Combined with pledges gathered by other groups associated with the Agency such As the master swim team and the sea otters the kids swim team the y should Rake in about $5,000 from saturdays fundraiser says executive director Laurie Robinson. Is. Robinson estimates that Between $2 and $3 million is needed to construct the adequate facility so sorely needed. The $5,000 is a pretty Good Start. The current swimming Pool in which or. Rowles made his laps is woefully Small. None of they a swim teams can use it for Competition. All Home meets Are held at Frostburg state University spool. The Pool is not the Only thing lacking at the y. A in All we have to use four other gyms in the area to run our programs a a is. Robinson says. A we can to Start any new programs or expand because we be just run out of space. The Pool is used from 5 20 . To to . Every night. The building is open and programs running from Early morning to 11 30 _ . The Wear and tear on the old y is another problem. According to is. Robinson the Pool has experienced some structural damage from condensation. The problem has been tended to but most probably will recur in the future she says. Ifs a Battle that will go on until a new facility is built. They a executive director continued on a13 a a in a 62, but i feel 42,�?� he said after his swim. A i did this because in a grateful to the y for enhancing my lifestyle and extending my life. A Jim be Nelub Index regular features a Ann Landen. E3 a deaths n a Tri state. Bio a news a crossword e12 a editorial ai4-15 a to a front amp a Garrett a nature h unit. sections National International a living e state All local area a classified ads 1 1-11 sports bl-9 theatre e10-12 advertising supplements a gee Bee dept store a Goldsmit Blacks a Hills dept. Store a Jim Siga zoned a Lowes a re co drug store a Sears a shop in save zoned 0 a super fresh a super Vatu zoned a autumn glory crowd a some of the on lookers viewing saturdays Parade during the autumn glory festival this weekend in Garrett county covered their ears to drown out the sound of passing cannons. The two hour Parade stepped off at i . And weaved its Way through downtown Oakland. Times a us Ste pc Bittner Sandra k. Beeman a unsolved mysteries to feature local Case by Jeff Alderton times news w Riter Cumberland the escape six weeks ago of two inmates of the Allegany county jail with the alleged help of missing corrections officer Sandra Ray Beeman will be featured during an upcoming edition of unsolved mysteries which is televised each wednesday on Abc stations. An unsolved mysteries production Crew arrived in Cumberland a few weeks ago to produce a reenactment of the escape which took place on aug. 29, 1990 at about 2 30 . Approximately 30 hours was spent in producing the feature. James Vernon Barnes and Edgard Eugene Kerns escaped from maximum Security after route 48 meeting Beeman allegedly opened the cell doors. She then fled with Barnes and Kerns and was later discovered to be romantically linked to Kerns. Barnes was apprehended four Days after the escape in Hampshire county Vav. Va., by a team of investigators which including the Federal Bureau of investigation wrest Virginia state police and the Allegany county sheriffs department. Kerns Ana Beeman remain at Large. Their last known whereabouts was in Pennsylvania according to investigators. The escape was also featured in a recent broadcast of the syndicated show inside edition. To out in used on a13 upcoming traffic changes on Agenda see drawing on a13 Cumberland the state Highway administration will hold a Public informational meeting tuesday oct. 16, at 7 . At the Baltimore Pike fire Hall to present information on upcoming traffic changes on . Route 48 East of Cumberland. A number of major changes will take place during the next several weeks that relate to opening newly completed sections of route 48 from Martin Mountain to polish Mountain. The meeting has been called especially to inform residents living along the corridor from Baltimore Pike to Pratt hollow. Emphasis will be placed on the sections at top of Martin Mountain Street Road Dolly Road Flintstone and the polish Mountain area. Freeway construction has progressed at a rapid Pace this fall according to the state Highway administration. As a result More sections will be open to traffic this year than originally anticipated. Sections scheduled to open soon include route 48 dual Highway from Rocky Gap state Park to the East Side of Martin Mountain at Dolly Road exit 53 off ramp at top of Martin Mountain on ramp at top of Martin Mountain temporary connection for Dolly Road temporary connection for South service Road near Flintstone service Road from top of Martin Mountain past Breakneck Road to Rocky Gap state Park and permanent connection Between South service Road and old National Pike. Unbeaten bobcats crush St. Francis 31-7 see sports

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