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2 The Leesville Leader Wednesday May 30 1984 National notes Airline takes new course LOS ANGELES (AP) Regent Air Corp is issuing new stock and using other measures in an attempt to raise $212 million to keep its fleet of luxury airliners in the sky The company which charges $810 each way on its lone route from New York to Los Angeles has lost more than $169 million since organizing in ebruary 1982 Its service including private staterooms a secretary a beauty salon and gourmet meals that alone cost the company $100 per passenger was launched in October 1983 The airline averages about 15 passengers per flight less than half of what it needs to break even financial officer James Waters said Nuke plant now operative RICHLAND Wash (AP) Washington Public Power Supply first operating nuclear power plant has started up nearly 12 years after work on it began at a cost seven times the original projection officials say Plant No 2 is the only one of the five units begun by WPPSS that is generating power Two units were mothballed and work on two others was abandoned leading to a default on $225 billion in bonds It was estimated at groundbreaking on Aug 12 1972 that Plant No 2 would cost $450 million With interest and financing the cost is now put at $32 billion WP PSS spokesman Gary Petersen said Monday Youth fears Russian exile CHICAGO (AP) Walter Polovchak the 16 year old youth who has been the focus of a lengthy Cold War style custody battle says he would like to see his family in the Soviet Union but fears he would be exiled if he returned to his homeland Walter who ran away from his parents and has waged a four year court battle to remain in the United Leader phoWCharlene Minnich i1 'p 7 A A 4 9 I'z I 4 4 I' A Vi 4 7 7 W' AAA 7 Counterfeiter may be rapist CHARLOTTE NC (AP) A man being held on counterfeiting charges in the Mecklenburg County Jail is wanted in at least four other states on charges ranging from sodomy to rape and kidnapping federal officials said Tuesday also wanted for questioning in murders in Louisiana and Arkansas and one official said he may have killed 40 young women as he wandered about the South and the Eastern Seaboard US Marshall Max Wilson said here thawt warrants or verbal detainers for James Debardeleben have come in from Virginia Missouri Connecticut and Maryland Debardeleben was brought to Charlotte March 8 on charges of passing four counterfeit bills in a Gastonia shopping mall in April 1983 Assistant US Attorney Ken Andresen of Charlotte said Debardeleben is scheduled for trial June 11 An dresen said A spokeswoman at office in Asheville said two warrants have been received from the Manassas Va Police Department one from Sussex County Deleware one from the Bloomfield Conn Police Department and one from the St Louis Police Department A verbal detainer was also received Tuesday from Baltimore Md file looks like a Sears and Roebuck catalogue" Wilson said about two inches thick got a long long including three or four pages of sentences already served Wilson said Debardeleben will be tried first in North Carolina have to decide what detainer to recognize are attempting to determine if he is responsible for any other crimes other than those charged with" said Robert Pence special agent in charge of the BI in North Carolina speculate on what other crimes those might be what trying to find The Shreveport La Journal reported in a copyright story on Thursday that authorities had discovered a trove of evidence that makes them believe Debar deleben may have kidnapped raped and murdered at least 40 young women in journeys through the South and un the Eastern Seaboard The evidence included p*rnographic photographs fane recorded screams of terrified women and a detailed travel log that placed him cities where dozens of unsolved murders are still on the books the newnaner quoted the authorities as saying BS City La Chief of Detectives Scotty Hen derson said Thursday Debardeleben remains the nrimary suspect in the 1982 strangulation and stabbing death of real estate agent Jean McPhaul and Arkansas authorities say they plan to talk to Debar deleben about the 1978 disappearance and presumed slaying of part time real estate agent Mary Jimmy Shinn 25 Debardeleben was arrested by Secret Service agents outside a shopping mall in Maryville Tenn in May 1983 He was transferred to North Carolina after receiving a 35 year sentence for counterfeiting in Tennessee he was arrested just outside the mall the agents searched him and found a North Carolina license bearing a name that later turned out to be phony 13 more counterfeit $20 bills and a loaded 22 caliber said Charles els the Assistant US Attorney who successfully prosecuted Debardeleben in Knoxville Tenn "The suspect refused to answer when agents asked him whether he had a car so they went out later that evening and found a car that looked like it would fit the els said Agents obtained a search warrant to search the car and els said recovered thousand dollars worth of counterfeit bills 10 different licenses with eight different identities some bearing Debardeleben photograph and license plates from 18 different states with magnets on the back and a semi automatic Included in the material found by the agents was a travel log detailing the places and times of Debar wanderings els said is a correlation between the logbook dates showing when Debardeleben was in an area and un solved els said High expectations Taxes Prosecution studied Power failure darkens the fair "passive en a eenie 'Weenie Jj ouseK comp bill clears committee Newest ModelsLatest eaturesAdvanced Designs 0 'Televisions by: exactly as Aistrated MS SS TV's Stereos etc lawsuit by industry critics of the agreement that sets certain stan dards for treating toxic wastes Did the Wright brothers start this way? Scott Dickerson 7 of Leesville looks a little bewildered as he begins construction of a model airplane on Thursday afternoon workshop is a tent in the front yard of his home on Boone Street He can devote as much time as necessary to the project because school is over for the year States said riday he believes Soviet authorities probably send me to some camp (in if he returned for a visit Walter said he close to his family but still to see my mother and father and my younger brother as well as a baby sister whom never seen The youth lives with another sister Natalie 21 and their cousin He said he enjoys living in the United States becauseTve got the freedom of religion (here) free to speak out to express my He decided to stay here while visiting Chicago with his parents who returned to the Soviet Union and subsequently lost custody He said riday he has no regrets about his decision urniture All types Stereos by i Kenwood Marant 4 Pioneer Harmon Kardon BATON ROUGE (AP) A Senate committee has approved a bill that requires an injured employee to get per mission from his em ployer or insurance company before settling a compensation claim over which a suit has been filed if the employed or insurdr is involved in the suit A second bill would have removed American Medical Association guides in the evaluation of injuries in determining disability In a com promise move that bill was amended to include only the latest edition of the AMA guide Action was deferred on a proposed bill that would change supplemental NEW ORLEANS (AP) A power outage that hit the West Bank darkened thousands of homes and stopped the gondola at the fair here Travis Edenfield spokesman for the Mississippi Area River Transit which operates the cable car ride across the Mississippi said the emergency power system turned on within six minutes after the power failed late Monday The diesel power was used to return passengers to land He said about 36 people were riding in the cars when the power failed at 10:56 pm The cars were cleared from the line and passengers were unloaded in 18 minutes Edenfield said He said the gondola resumed service at 12:10 am Tuesday when power was restored by Louisiana Power Light Co It was the fifth incident of stoppage of the gondala Jim ort a spokesman for the utility said switching malfunctions in two utility substations caused the power outage He said about 5000 West Bank customers were affected and power restored to all sections by 12:14 am In another development it was announced Monday that the man in charge of attracting visitors to the fair was fired the same day that ticket prices were slashed to stimulate sagging attendance Jeff Stack vice president of marketing was fired riday fair president Petr Spurney said in a statement Spurney said it was of a natural adjustment in post fair opening marketing and administration Stack 43 who said his contract runs through March 31 1985 would not discuss reasons for his dismissal He was hired in ebruary 1983 and was marketing vice president for the Marriott Amusem*nt Park in Palo Alto Calif air officials said he had been asked to resign but refused feel we did an excellent job no ad mittance of guilt on my part which a resignation would Stack said DOLLHOUSESURN1SH1NGS ACCESSORIES KITS BUILDING MATERIALS SMALL TOOLS GLUE PAINTS In the draft registration case the appeals court said the one time of the draft registration law did not violate con stitutional rights But another federal appeals court the 6th Circuit court based in Cincinnati sub sequently ruled in a similar case that the enforcement policy violates the irst Amendment (protection of free The Supreme Court must decide which ap peals court was right If it decides that the 9th Circuit court was correct Wayte would have to stand trial Conviction carries a maximum five year prison sentence Draft registration not the military draft was reinstituted in 1980 under a law signed by then President Carter land were extinguished when the United States set aside $26 million as a damages payment to tribal members Rejected the appeal of a gay British businessman a Texas resident for 19 years who was denied US citizenship because of a federal law excluding aliens with Ruled Come See: Bobbye Eva Patty or Dave or a Great Bargain! earnings benefits to equal two thirds of the dif ference between a average monthly wage at the time of his injury and the average wages he could earn after his injury The two bills that were passed Wednesday now go to the full Senate for action BRING PAY VOUCHER Anu I LAIW hUH I ASTER SERVICE WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to judge the validity of the former policy of prosecuting only those young men who publicized their resistance to the military draft registration The court said it will study the case of David Alan Wayte a 23 year old former Yale philosophy student from Pasadena Calif who says his free speech rights were violated by the govern arguments convinced a federal trial judge to throw out his 1982 indictment but the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San rancisco reinstated the indictment last July In other cases Tuesday ruling that threw out a the court: Agreed to decide whether The Nation a weekly magazine violated copyright law when it printed in formation from former President Gerald memoirs before his book was published in 1979 Agreed to review a dispute between the federal government and the Western Shoshone Indians over 24 million acres of Nevada and California land The government contends the claims to the that an Arizona man Dennis Wayne Rumsey could not be resentenced to death for the same crime after he had been given a life imprisonment term Killed an industry challenge of a 1976 agreement between the government and en vironmentalists to limit toxic water pollution The justices left intact a fort Polk Entrance Road Phone: 537 8117 Store Hours: Mon Wed ri 10 AM 8 PM Tues Th? Sat 10 AM 7 PM Going Out Of Business Sale May 28June 2 Open 9 5 Monday thru Saturday 103 North St Leesville 1 Between 1st Meth Church McRae ord 239 6023 from page 1 The committee reported the exemption bill without action on an 11 6 vote That simply means the full House can decide whether it wants to hear the measure but the committee members have to go on record for or against The committee also with little fuss approved the bills cutting the gasoline tax hike to 4 cents But passage of those measures are dependent on passage of the entire package If the sales tax exemption measure and corporate franchise measure are killed the full 8 cents will go into effect on July 1 Edwards said the Legislature has another option to pass just one part of the package the corporate franchise tax and give only classroom teachers a pay raise he said That would cost $55 million However he warned that the Legislature would just be compounding the problem Left out would be all other school employees and all state employees Of the 125000 state employees and teachers prin cipals lunchroom employees school bus drivers and others classroom teachers total about 38000 Parents Anonymous of Louisiana Inc 1 800 348 KIDS 1 00th birthday celebrated DAVID CITY Neb (AP contributing factor to my longevity is that I died rank lansburg gives as a foolproof explanation for why be celebrating his 100th birthday today or the occasion relatives and friends have been invited to an open house at the David City Park lansburg is a retired farmer and bachelor who has spent most of his life in the area His wit has long been a trademark lansburg was bom the year the nearby village of Surprise was founded He was the second of three sons bom to Wellington and Ellen lansburg early Surprise homesteaders lansburg said the only time he lived elsewhere was when he and his brother Warren moved to Alberta Canada in 1904 to homestead Car Stereos by: Pioneer Sansui Kenwood 125 firefighters tackle New Orleans complex fire NEW ORLEANS (AP) About 125 firefighters tackled a five alarm fire that caused heavy damage Tuesday to a vacant apartment building in uptown New Orleans said a fire department spokesman Captain Richard Blackmon said the fire at the three story wood frame building apparently began on the first floor The first alarm sounded at 10:47 am He said the building was wreathed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene and one man was rescued from the building Officials said the man was taken to a local hospital treated and released The cause of the fire is under investigation Supreme Court rulings 50 off all merchandise I UPHOLSTERY Make your money go further byE reupholstering your furniture with a bright new fabric We ha ve hundreds of fabrics to select from I We specialize In re upholstering car seats I REEESTIMA TES IN YOUR HOME OR AT OUR SHOP 5 WUpholste iwauvri S35 1133 Opon 9to5 Non ilhnSst LsMssas Serving America's Armed orces from Hawaii tt With Better Quality Better Prices Stereo Systems by: Speakers by: KENWOOD BOSE Speakers Alpha I II Ill IV PIONEER Cerwin Vega MARANTZ HARNIONKARDONg ZENITH TVs watches Jewelry: 1 1 Chains Rings Watches WOW! iW sMM wBi 1 nV? 4 fl I r't I IZenith i I ss'v tt rt mm pz V' Virginia 86sr Itsagif 1 1 1 Liberty TV's Stereos etc BRING PAY VOUCHER AND I CARD OR ASTER SERVICE.

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