The Bradenton Herald from Bradenton, Florida on November 20, 1992 · 1
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Friday, November 20, 1992
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- n t ’ I Federal healthauthorities'urge:rnorejAIDSeducationin:schopls?RageIA3 TB reaction Health officials reveal more “ about suspected tuberculosis DtanaPagB-1 Cloudy windy Showdown Southeast looks for revenge against Manatee in prep football Details Page C-1 Clinton’s load Bill Clinton has Inspired consumer confidence that could lead to a stronger economy DetaHa Page A-7 20 chance ofraln hHghB4low63 Details PageA-12 t i v “t ” " ! ' V V V V 4 ft VOL 71 NO 67 FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2Q 1992 BRADENTON FLORIDA ' 25 CENTS $225WEEK T 1 Sold-out show Tommy June performs Mai new song-and-dance show here before it opens on " Broadway See today's Weekend ‘ Americans : stop puffing for a day ' Anti-tobacco crusaders staged a mock trial in California handed out symbolic cold turkeys in Georgia and per? suaded a New York City eatery to remove its vintage cigarette machine as the nation observed the Great American Smokeout The American Cancer Society organizer of Thursday's 16th annual event predicted 17 milium would try to kick the habit for 24 hours What smoking bans cost industry Page A-7 Ricky Ray plans turkey day at home Ricky Ray one of three hemophiliac brothers with AIDS has improved during a monthlong hospital stay in St Petersburg and is hoping to be home for Thanksgiving his doctor said Details Page B-6 Toddler takes car for spin down block A 1-year-old boy drove his grandfather’s car a quarter-mile down a New Smyrna Beach street before crashing through a day-care center's fence police said No one was injured “I driving! I driving!” Travis Hendrick Jr said when pulled out of the car ' It all started Wednesday morning wherf mother Sheryl Hendrick put the boy into her father-in-law’s idling car to run an errand "I told him I would be right back and to stay in the car while I ran into the house to get his child-restraint seat” she said “I hadn’t crossed the threshold when I heard the car kick into gear” Hsrald staff sad wire reports Burnside back Manatee’s most-wanted awaits slaying trial BETH MUNIZ Hersld Staff Writer Manatee County's most-wanted person returned to the county jail Thursday to await trial on charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder James Burnside 65 spent more than four years on the run from authorities after he was indicted on murder charges in the stabbing death of his estranged wife in the parking lot of the De Soto Center shopping plaza Feb 17 1988 "After almost five years Manatee County's most-wanted fugitive is finally back in our jail” said Sheriff Charlie Wells “I'm sure the families of the victims sure breathed a sigh of relief this morning as we did in law enforcement” Burnside was taciturn Thunday when Manatee County sheriffs deputies escorted him to the jaiL He had grown a salt-and-pepper beard and gained about 30 pounds since his capture in Shelby County Ala on Oct 24 1991 He faces the possibility of the death penalty for reportedly stabbing to death his estranged wife Annette and shooting and wounding David Otteni one of her co-workers in February 1988 Burnside was picked up by sheriffs officials Tuesday from the federal Lompoc Penitentiary in California He was driven to Santa Barbara Calif then flown to Dallas before arriving in Orlando on Wednesday night He spent the night in the Orange County jail before being driven to Manatee County Security was tight tat Burnside who made one escape attempt while in Alabama ' c 7ir7' ’ k t 1 v ' n GRANT JEFFERESBradanton Herald BURNSIDE ToA-6 Confrontation Manatee County Sheriff Charlie Wells left waited more than four years for this face-to-face meeting Thursday with accused killer James Burnside - - - ' Bill Clinton meets new neighbors President Bush's mother dies See A-5 Clinton's transition boss the ultimate Insider See A-6 v' WASHINGTON — President' elect Clinton paid a whirlwind call on Congress on Thursday pledging an open door to Democrats and Republicans alike and to “meet them halftoay” on an early agenda of economic revival and health-care re-- form “I think we’re off to a good start” Clinton said after 6Vt hours on ' Capitol Hill meeting with congres- atonal leaders from both parties Pm excited by it” 7 Clinton met later with Gen Colin Powell chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for a wide-ranging (advance Pi opposition to lifting the ban on homosexuals in the military but said he was pleased Clinton had prom- ised to consult military leaders before implementing his pledge to end the ban Democratic Party chairman : Ronald Brown a candidate for an - administration post also met Clinton before both attended a dinner at the Georgetown home of Democratic fund-raiser and activist Pamela Harriman Washington Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly said the dinner was a relaxed informal affair for about 100 i' V" - ASSOCIATED Pflf:S$ 'Welcome home Y'vv I -I ’ ' ' " - t ' ' ' T Barbara Bush took Hfltary CHnton on a four of the WWfo House an Thursday -l- and gave her some advice about reporters: “Avoid this crowd like the plague” ToA-6 The White House offers the Cflntona 14000 square feet of Iving apace s Senate to Associated Prats CLINTON ‘'ii ': : ' tf ' lit - TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate agreed Thursday on a historic division of power that anil make Sen Ander Crenshaw the first Republican president in over a century but for only one year Democrat Pat Thomas will serve the second year the first time in Florida history the term of the Senate’s top job has ever been split The Nov 3 elections left the Senate in a 20-20 partisan tie The compromise negotiated in a Capitol hallway after three long days of deadlock and nine tie votes also involves equal party representation on Senate committees However each president will choose his own chairmen who control what bills get beard Crenshaw 48 of Jacksonville who agreed to resign as president by Oct 11 1993 and is mulling a 1994 run tar governor said the two parties would have to work together and avoid gridlock Thomas 68 of Quincy will serve in the largely ceremonial post of president pro tempore until he takes over Crenshaw will assume that post after his term ends The first-year GOP control 1 could spell trouble for the tax Thomas -reform agenda of Democratic Gov Lawton Chiles who saw a $25 billion tax package blocked by Republicans in the last session Chiles trying to put the best face on the decision said What the people expect now is that both parties stand for something together and not just stand in toe way” Chiles said - 'iV '7 ‘Ladies don’t have children at the bar’ 1 3 i t i A European Community compilation linguistic lulus shows English is spoken widely but not always well A— oclatsd Pw ?' BRUSSELS Belgium — It's enough-to make a grammarian groan The European Community — no stranger to tortured language itself — - has collected some of the wont abuses of the Queen’s English from around the world Take the Paris hotel that told guests: "Please leave your values at the desk” Or the Bangkok dry cleaner’s boast "Drop your trousers here for best results” - What did ah Austrian ski resort mean when it urged guests “not to preambulate the corridors in the hours of repose in the boots of ascension”? Most of the dozens of such dooxies in the EC's collection were compiled by its traveling translators starting in July when they were asked to look out tat examples of odd English Others were taken from published collections Under the title "Mind Your Language” the fractured phrases are displayed on boards in the lobbies of the EC's Centre Borschette office complex The hotels and other businesses aren't named and T 'V -i f? W A LULU To A-6 r ' j k w "y A ' !j (- “t- I - - y -y ' ' - ' '---v' s -V t i:: 7 - ’ t- ' r'1 - " ft f- i ' ' V j 'W v s' ‘i ’ J - - £ A l ' ' i v ' ASSOCIATED PRESS Star-eater? This photo from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the best view yet of a caldron of energy fueling what may be a black hole Details Page A-4 Pension plans promising more than they may pay ‘ WASHINGTON — The government agency that guarantees pensions for more than 40 million Americans said Thursday the gap - widened last year between benefits companies have promised and toe ' money set aside to pay for them - The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp’s annual list of 60 companies with the largest underfunded de-fined-benefit pension plans showed the gap swelled to $242 billion in 1991 from $215 billion in 199ft The airline steel and auto industries made up 16 of the 60 companies up from 14 in the 1990 list These companies : represent nearly 75 percent of the total guaranteed benefits and nearly 77 percent of the total unfiinded guaranteed benefits on the 1991 list Chrysler and General Motors alone accounted for 63 percent of the unfunded guaranteed benefits "We recognize we are in an underfunded position” GM -spokes- $1 million pension surprises North Carolina man See A-6 frHiniL i Employees concerned about their federally Inaured pension program may ask company officlala to review the programs financial status If they refuse you may contact the the Miami office of the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration a division of the Labor Department at 305 651-6464 Dstalts Pago A-6 man Bill Winters said "We have and will continue to meet all our obligations under ERISA (the pension security law) Even by their conservative measures we are about 80 percent funded” Chrysler spokesman Tom Houston said funding pensions was a PENSION To A-6 t fv i

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