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New Bern Sun Journal (Newspaper) - March 11, 1990, New Bern, North Carolina Georgia tech eliminates Duke from acc tournament Virginia surprises top seeded s in firefighters Rescue squad members Volunteer to save lives while saving tax dollars. Page a haitian Leader resigns uprising ends general a Rule the associated press from port a Prince Haiti haitian ruler it. Gen. Prosper Avril who Rose to Power 18 months ago in a revolt by soldiers demanding democratic Rule resigned saturday during a popular uprising against his military regime. The embattled haitian Leader turned Over Power to maj. Gen. Herard Abraham the army chief of staff who said he would Transfer Rule to a civilian led government within 72 hours. Diplomat sources speaking on condition of anonymity said Avril would leave the country within two Days. But there was no word on where he would go and How he would get there. Within hours of the announcement that Avril was stepping Down groups of people burned houses and cars belonging to his supporters. The television station Tele Haiti said teen agers shouted slogans outside the House of a special police agent in the slum suburb of Martis Sant and that the agent and backers a a wildly opened fire killing six. Radio Metropole said seven were killed. It was Haiti a fifth change of government since february 1986, when dictator Jean Claude a baby Duvalier fled the impoverished Caribbean nation into exile in France. Thousands of residents poured into the streets of port a Prince the capital to celebrate. Youths erected flaming tire barricades at major intersections and Black smoke filled the sky Over the capital. Abraham in uniform appeared on state television at 3 05 . Est to announce Avrill a resignation. His departure had been widely anticipated after five Days of violent protests nationwide against his government. A in Light of the resignation of the military government of it. Gen. Prosper Avril the armed forces of Haiti accept the heavy task a Abraham said in French. A the Mission is Clear and the objective is precise to re establish peace and order within 72 hours so in conformity with the Constitution a provisional government can organize there had been speculation that 51-year-old Avril wanted to return to his old Job As army chief of staff. However Tele Haiti an Independent television station said he was retiring from the army. Radio Metropole said Avril left the Palace at 3 . And was at his private residence in the wealthy suburb of canape Vert on the Hills overlooking port a Prince. Conservative Leader Hubert de Ronceray one of seven prominent politicians forced into exile in a government crackdown in january said Avrill a resignation see Haiti /a2 business b6-7 flight line c9 comics d2 of Etc movies b4 classified dl.3-8 7 life c3-5 closeup cl-2 i a obituaries a4 crossword a7 Freedom sports bl-4,8 editorials Alai i newspaper weddings c6 a amp a woe continues for bus plan fails to solve crisis the associated press from Washington . Question to which administration president Bush a or Ronald Reagan a do the following three statements apply a More than 500 insolvent or near insolvent a amp is Are open for business losing an estimated $14 million a Day. A beleaguered regulators hint that the administrations bailout probably wont be enough. A what was thought to be a crisis resolved is once again becoming a political liability for the president. The answer is both. The savings and loan crisis is Back. That was the situation in the waning Days of the Reagan administration in 1988 and that is the situation now six months after president Bush signed historic Sal legislation in a Rose Garden ceremony declaring a these problems will never happen two years before. President Reagan had expressed similar sentiments when signing a $10.8 billion Industry funded Rescue of the Sal insurance fund. As it turned out that fell far Short of the amount needed. Now its becoming Clear the $50 billion provided by the Bush Bill wont be enough either. Bush got High Marks from Thrift executives editorial writers and even democrats for offering a comprehensive plan to handle the a amp a crisis within three weeks of taking office and pushing it through Congress by August. But so far he is getting Low Marks on execution of the plan. Congressional democrats who had been somewhat muted because of the involvement of four democratic senators in the Lincoln Sal scandal Are criticizing the administration mor it forcefully. A savings and Loans have Rej emerged As a political problem. The democrats Are Back and the name of the game is assessing blame a said Kenneth a. Guenther executive vice president of the Independent Bankers association of America. A a it a not quite at the White House Gate but its getting there a he said. The Resolution Trust corp., a new bailout Agency run by the Federal Deposit insurance corp., has moved swiftly to put failed thrifts under government management. By the end of february it had seized 382 institutions with $192 billion in assets. But it has moved slowly in disposing of the institutions Selling or closing Only 49, mostly smaller thrifts. It has sold or collected on about $25 billion in assets but its had a Tough time getting rid of a a bad assets problem real estate and sour Loans. A what we have is a Bunch of see crisis /a2 inside he sports controversy surrounds Havelock loss in sectional playoffs. By new Bern North Carolin sunday March la 1990 it Means something to some of the folks at a roller skating rink Here that for the first time Ever roller hockey will be played As an exhibition event in the 1992 olympics. On wednesday and sunday nights at sport world roller skating rink located on the outskirts of Morehead City roller hockey enthusiasts watch As the Small red Ball is bashed from one end of the court to the other with swinging hockey Sticks that themselves sometimes Fly through the air. The players take Long gliding strides to try to Corner the prize and with a Little Luck place it behind the goalie on the opposing team. If Luck is not with them they May find themselves staring up at the ceiling As the wheels on other players skates Click by their Heads. Adults play the mid week games and youngsters try their Luck sunday evening. Its a sport enjoyed by Young and not so Young boys and girls experienced skaters and novices. George Wilkerson who coaches the teams says he roller skaters Chase the Ball during a roller hockey game in Morehead City. Started the teams four years ago when he first opened the skating Center. A i have coached Speed skating but the problem there is that there Are Only a limited number of skaters who feel confident and Quick enough to compete in that particular area. I wanted something that everyone could participate in and a sport which would allow More kids to be involved a said the coach. Wilkerson is Well known to Many area parents and offspring for running a tight ship where no smoking is allowed and Shirttail Are tucked in. A i want a place where parents know that their children Are As Well supervise see hockey /a2acc tournament the associated press Virginia Forward Kenny Turner pulls in a rebound under the Clemson Basket after a missed shot by Dale Davis Center during the second round Atlantic coast conference tournament game at the Charlotte coliseum saturday. Virginia a Bryant Stith 20 also reaches for the Ball. For game details see by. Daytona seeking Milder sex suds sunburn fling the associated press from Daytona Beach. Fla. A Spring when Young folks fancies lightly turn to thoughts of suds sex sunburn loud music wet to shirt and belly Flop contests at this a the worlds most famous a local task Force hoping this year to minimize the bacchanalian havoc wrought by 400,000 booze guzzling collegians is trying to slow Down the fast times with a Campaign to a party smart in Daytona. A the theme Means enjoy yourself have a great time be Safe go Home Safe and having had a wonderful time come Back in 1991,�?� said Ray Eddy chairman of the task Force. Beach police chief John Kir Van said Laws barring alcohol on the Beach will be strictly enforced and his officers will take a a no nonsense approach to drinking and Little else has changed in this years student pilgrimage which began in Early March and continues through mid april. Mtg the Cable to music Channel which helped establish the area As a Spring break Mecca is returning. So is Playboy Magazine National Lampoon and the Rock concerts product displays Beauty pageants and sporting events. Breweries automakers and Sun product companies will vie for student attention. This year condom manufacturer Carter Wallace inc. Will introduce a Trojan Many to promote the need for Safe sex. Parker Brothers is unveiling its new water or air filled Koopee Ball. And there a 28 Miles of hard packed Beach where each year the swimsuits of men and women get a Little More daring and ogling is a popular pastime for both sexes. Daytona Beach has been the see fling /a2 train claims Many a leg a new Bern Man was struck by a Norfolk and Southern train on Hancock Street at approximately 9 50 . Friday resulting in a partial amputation to his left leg. Michael t. Rossi 36, of 205 King st., was taken to Craven regional medical Center where he remains in guarded condition following the amputation of his left leg below the knee. Further details concerning the accidents were unavailable at press time saturday. A Huntley Womack Page by Clemson. A world a nation hockey Rolls in Morehead game played on roller skates by Sandy Herald Havelock Bureau from Morehead City weather mostly sunny sunday amp monday with highs from 70 to 80. Complete o details a

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