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Laurel Leader Call (Newspaper) - January 29, 1990, Laurel, Mississippi Top gun monday s glimpses become More involved in the groups programs. A world Ulfer ii fifty years ago today Jan. 29 1940 to the soviet Union sends a Finland a government a message through Neutral Sweden offering to negotiate an end to their War the note implies the soviets would abandon support for the communist puppet government set up when the red invaded. Sources �?o2194 Days of War a w h. Smith publishers inc1988 a world almanac Book of world War ii Quot Bison books corp., 1981 if Miner gunnery a a a a a born Mac Al an am machine Qun Cor a a a a a a ii suit photo George Clark Rusty Cochran 4, checks out the machine gun sorted by the 184th transportation brigade in on a world War ii Vintage military truck during the Laurel the displays featured military guns Lehi annual Mississippi National guard show in the cles and uniforms. Sawmill Square mall this past weekend. Spon inside Mabus keeps pushing education Reform a 3 Castro Isnit giving in to reforms a 7 san Francisco captures super bowl Crown a 8 weather Clearing tonight 2 79th year no. 25 Laurel miss., monday january 29, 1990 Price 30 cents Laurel Leader Cal Bush turns $1.23 trillion budget Over to Congress Washington apr president Bush today sent Congress a $1.23 trillion budget for next year that slows the growth in military spending and Calls for no general tax increase As part of a plan to Cut the deficit by half. Bush proposed hefty spending increases for the 1991 fiscal year in space exploration cleaning up the environment and the head Start preschool program. He recommended cuts in medicare College student Loans and farm subsidies among other Domestic programs. Bush a budget a the first one his administration has written from scratch a was certain to provoke Sharp debate in the democratic controlled Congress. A with an Eye toward future growth and expansion of the human Frontier the budgets chief emphasis is on investment in the future a Bush said in a written message that introduced the 1569-Page budget document. A at the same time the budget maintains a Strong National defense while reflecting the dramatic changes in the world political situation that Are taking place and it fulfils responsibilities to protect the environment and preserve americans cultural heritage a Bush said. His plan Calls for $303.3 billion for defense a Cut of 2 percent after inflation is taken into account and a reflection of the reduction in tension produced by political change in Eastern Europe. Bush a plan Renews the presidents Call for a tax Cut for capital gains which critics say would Benefit the wealthy and introduces a new family savings account aimed at Middle class taxpayers who could Squirrel away up to $5,000 a year and earn interest tax free. The presidents outline proposed cutting the Federal deficit to $63.1 billion in the 1991 budget year and if the target is met it would be the lowest Federal deficit in More than a decade. The president estimated this years red Ink at $123.8 billion far above the Gramm Rudman deficit reduction target of $100 billion. The administrations plan promises to balance the budget by 1993, the Date called for in the Gramm Rudman Law. But to accomplish that feat it relies heavily on forecasts for economic growth and interest rates that Many economists believe Are Overly optimistic. While not calling Bush a budget a dead on arrival a the epithet hurled at most of the Reagan administrations spending plans democrats in Congress left no doubt that they planned to Challenge Many of the Domestic program cuts while seeking to get even More savings out of the defense department than Bush recommended. Proposed cuts in programs such As farm subsidies Federal retirees benefits and benefits to help the poor pay their heating Bills have been recommended before a and created Sharp debate in Congress. Investigation continues in shooting death from staff reports the investigation into the shooting death of a Laurel Man continues. Deputy chief Paul Little with the Laurel police department said this morning officials Are still investigating the death of . White jr., 42, 521 South Magnolia. The shooting occurred at approximately 7 30 . Saturday in the 1400 Block of first Avenue. Or. White was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputy chief Little said investigators have a suspect in the death and the gun used. A at this Lime no arrest has been made in connection with this incident a he said. A we have to get All the facts and get with the District attorney on in another shooting incident a mount Olive Man was listed in see death Page 2 communication Gap checked in plane crash Melville . Apr regional air controllers knew a colombian jetliner was Low i fuel and needed priority Landing clearance 50 minutes before it crashed but local controllers never got the information investigators said. The investigation into Vianca flight 52�?Ts crash which killed 73 people and injured 85, is focusing on the communication Gap Between the High Altitude air traffic controllers and those handling landings at three local airports said Lee Dickinson of the National transportation safety Board. Dickinson said investigators planned to interview the regional controllers today. The Agency also expected to end its on site investigation of the wreckage in Cove neck on Long Island today or tuesday. Records indicated the Boeing 787 had More than enough fuel for the flight from Bogota and Medellin Colombia to new York but the Jet flew in three holding patterns totalling nearly 90 minutes along the East coast because of weather related congestion before it crashed thursday night investigators said. As the plane neared the end of its final 46-minute holding pattern South of Kennedy International Airport the Crew told controllers in the regional new York Center about the fuel shortage and requested priority clearance to land Dickinson said. At that Point controllers asked Pilot Laureano Caviedes what his alternate Landing site was and according to Federal aviation administration tapes he replied a Boston. I can to make shortly afterwards the regional controllers turned the aircraft Over to the local controllers. But after interviewing six local controllers who either handled or tracked the flight investigators determined they were unaware of the shortage. A for whatever reasons we done to know the controllers handling landings at Kennedy did not know that a Dickinson told reporters late sunday. A i done to know Why it Wasny to passed on. It May have been passed on in a different style if you will a he said without elaborating. He said the regional and local controllers had spoken to each other by Telephone when transferring control of the return to Banks by Eloria Newell staff writer civil defense director Carl Carlos said today area Creek Levels Are returning to Normal. The Tal Lahala Creek has been at flood stage for the past week. It Rose to 17/4 feet Friday and continued to Rise Over the weekend. Paula Carlos assistant civil defense director said the Creek crested saturday at 20.25 feet. She said the creeks flood stage is 13 feet. Or. Carlos said the Little rain the area experienced sunday evening and today should have no effect on the water level. Mrs. Carlos said As of 7 30 a.m., this morning the Tal Lahala stood at 14.85 feet. Deputy Rusty Harper with the Jones county sheriffs department reported an Accident Friday in which a vehicle ran off the Road and into a Pool of water. Deputy Harper said the Accident occurred off Highway 84 West on Flynt Road. A the tried to go through that water on the Road and did no to make it a he said. Deputy Harper said the Man was not injured in the Accident Hearin trial gets under Way today Hattiesburg apr a Florida attorney accused in the 1988 disappearance of a Jackson multimillionaire a wife goes to Federal court Here today. Newton Alfred Winn is charged with conspiring to Kidnap mailing a threatening letter and perjury in connection with the july 26, 1988, disappearance of Annie Laurie Hearin wife of Robert Hearin. Hearin is among Mississippi s wealthiest men with varied business interests. Officials say they still done to know mrs. Hearings whereabouts or whether she is alive. In the latest court document filed by Winn the 65-year-old Man says he was in his Hometown of St. Petersburg fla., Between 3 . And 4 30 . On july 26, 1988 a the time police believe mrs. Hearin was abducted from her Jackson Home. According to the document defense attorneys May Call several witnesses who will testify about winns whereabouts the Day of the kidnapping. A cryptic note was found at mrs. Hearings Home the Day she disappeared. It demanded that her husband make payments to Winn and 11 others who fought Legal Battles with school pictures of Mississippi inc., which Hearin formerly owned. Neighbors of the hearing have said a Man resembling Winn was seen in the neighbourhood prior to the kidnapping. Also a superintendent for a construction Crew working at a nearby Church recalled seeing Winn looking around the neighbourhood two blocks from the Hearin Home. Winn is accused of arranging fora second Ransom letter to be mailed to Hearin. Inside classified.11, 12 Community calendar.5 comics.10 crossword.11 deaths.2 editorials.4 people.6 sports.8,9 to listings.7 weather.2 Jcj sets record a new Spring semester enrolment record was set at Jones county Junior College this semester according to Rebecca Patrick Public relations director at the College. This semesters enrolment of 3,645 eclipses the record of 3,438 set last Spring mrs. Patrick announced this morning. The All time record High enrolment set at Jcj was in the fall of 1989, when 3,808 students registered at the College. Ellzey takes title Jason Ellzey representing the South Jones Fra had the Reserve grand Champion Market hog during the South Mississippi livestock show which concluded sunday at the Wade Kennedy livestock Arena in Hattiesburg. A Complete list of area winners in the three Day show will be printed in tuesdays Leader Call. Animal Rescue league plans feb. 5 meeting the animal Rescue league will hold its regular meeting at 7 . Feb. 5 at the red Cross building on s. 13th Avenue. The Public is cordially invited to attend and suit photo by Elora Newell second grader James Mccormick reads his letter from a a Sailor in California As Mason principal Bobby Stevens looks on. Mason students get replies from naval greeting cards by Eloria Newell staff writer when second grader James Mccormick wrote a Sailor in California he had no idea that he was gaining a pen pal. Or. Mccormick of Arco Lane was one of the 290 students at Mason elementary school to write to sailors during the holidays. Bobby Stevens the principal at Mason said he received information about the National project being so Noso Rcd by Taco Bell to brighten up the holidays for military personnel. He said teachers were then instructed to ask each student to write a letter to a Sailor for Christmas. He said the letters drawings and cards were addressed a to a Friend on the uss Gary a which was a Navy ship based in san Francisco Calif. Or. Stevens said military personnel distributed the letters at random and sgt. . Chesler received or. Mccormick a letter. Nella Walters a special education teacher at Mason said or. Mccormick received sergeant Chesler a letter on Jan. 2. A the wrote me Back and in a Happy a the 10-year-old second grader said. A the told me about guns Torpe Dos and is. Walters said the 15 students in her class her aide and herself will All be writing to sergeant Chesler. She said the class has completed their letters and Are now preparing to put other items in a Box to mail along with the letters. She said the class has decided to Send sergeant Chesler some chocolate Chip cookies some Peanut Brittle and a stuffed dog. Or. Mccormick said when he wrote his letter before Christmas he mentioned he had a dog. Then sergeant Chesler wrote and said he would like to have a pet dog but the sailors Are not allowed to keep them on the ship. So the Mason class decided to Send the Sailor a stuffed dog instead. Or. Mccormick said he plans to continue to write sergeant Chesler. He said in his first letter he mentioned he had a dog and in his second letter he told the sergeant his dogs name is Vic. A i like writing him and he wrote me Back a he said. A i enjoy learning things and writing a a they Are excited a is. Walters said. A they have All written him a letter and they enjoy being Able to write a is. Walters said her class plans to answer each letter received by the students. She said it took sergeant Chesler a letter about a month to get Here by mail. Associated press 49ers owners Eddie Debartolo gets a super bowl Victory Shower. More stories and photos plans Jackson rally to keep lottery Issue before Public 3

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