The State from Columbia, South Carolina on June 23, 1989 · 1
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Friday June 23 1989 Columbia South Carolina Partly cloudy Scattered thunderstorms Highs in the lower 90s lows about 70 14-B 98th Year — No 173 5 sections — 64 pages South Carolina’s Largest Newspaper Child care Holy mania! It’s Batman! Lawyer: Rose bet on Reds i t Investigator tells judge of evidence By LONNIE WHEELER WY Tim— Nssn Ssrvics CINCINNATI John Dowd the special investigator for baseball Commissioner A Bartlett Giamatti told a crowded courtroom Thursday that he had extensive evidence that Pete Rose had bet on baseball and on his own team Dowd’s testimony was the first confirmation by the commissioner’s office that it had evidence that Rose had bet cm baseball If Giamatti determines that Rose has bet on Reds games — something the manager consistently has denied — he could ban him from baseball for life Dowd a Washington attorney appeared n a witness in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court in an attempt by Rose to obtain a restraining order to block a hearing the commissioner has scheduled to Monday into the alleged gambling activities of the manager of the Cincinnati Reds - Dowd in his testimony also disclosed for the first time some of the substance of the 225-page report on Rose he has submitted to Giamatti Dowd told the court that he had evidence that included telephone records signed checks and betting sheets in Rose’s handwriting as well as the statements of nine witnesses implicating Rose in gambling activities He said the report also included statements from nine witnesses exonerating Rose Of the nine witnesses cited against Rose three have already been associated with the case: Ron Peters alleged to have been Rose’s bookmaker Paul Janssen a friend of Rose’s who has produced betting slips that a law enforcement official has said have Rose’s fingerprints on them and Dan-ita Marcum Janssen’s girlfriend See Rose 8-A INDEX Abb? S-B Editorial 10-A Bridge l-D Living 4-B Businas 8-B Sports 1-C Classified 1-E Television 10-D Comics 8-D Theater 5-D DEATHS Mrs Ben F Adams Sr Union Mrs Sibyl Ammons Jackson Mrs Thelma Anderson Conway Edward C Aibogast Barnwell Mrs Ethel N Anson Manning Clyde H Belk Winnsboro Miss Anna Beverly Conway Harry M Coker Jr Columbia Mrs Baby Coleman Columbia Jack Conover Aiken Mrs Sara Craft W Columbia Mrs Belle Goodsoo Darlington James Denning Jr Colombia Jerado Floyd Lynchburg Mrs Fannie F Gore Florence Mrs Mollie Green Blackville Mrs Ester Harrell Hartsville Mrs Louise H Hoggins Aynor Mrs Ida Kramer Traveler Rest Richard Lassiter Hardeeville Sidney B Mullen Jr Pontiac Miss Annie Pender Allendale Miss Lorie Ann Rice Conway Mrs Nettie Rikard Charleston Heirits Mrs Katie D Sena Whitmire LeRoy A Sires Sr Charleston Mrs Girlena Spencer Cola Herbert Newton Sr Estili Willy Stein Colombia William D Stocks rd Columbia William Strickland Columbia Miss Chrystal Sweat Eutawvllle Mrs Allison Tanner Florence Wilbur W Thing Beanfort Ms Easter Thompkins Walterboro Hugh Thornton Sr Florence Milica M Trottie Sr WUlistoo Mrs Margie Washington Cola Oscar F Watts Rock Hill Edward M Wharton Mauldin Eugene Williams Newberry Details 8-B f Tom Cook 24 has been In WEEKEND: A behind-the-scenes look at a movie that took 10 yearn to make Movie critic Pat Barman’a review But what about that campy old TV ’Batman’? Was he really as bad aa the purists say? Mother wants fiber evidence used to find child’s abductor By DAWN DAWSON SlaH WrHar Debra Gutierrez Garnsey believes that she has found new ammunition in her struggle to convince authorities that a family friend is responsible for her daughter’s abduction three years ago Thursday Mrs Garnsey asked the South Carolina Victim Assistance Program for help She believes fiber evidence — similar to that used to convict Wayne Williams in the deaths of two Atlanta boys — should be used to find her daughter’s abductor She said that fibers found in an abandoned car matched those of her missing child Jessica Patriots Point project can ‘rot’ Campbell says Legislative action 1-B By THOM FLADUNG and CINDI ROSS SCOPPE Stall Writ fa Gov Carroll Campbell burned by the General Assembly in his attempts to rescue a bankrupt project at Patriots Point near Charleston said Thursday that the project can rot Hduse opponents raised a proce Qmgsr Pulton Tha State collecting Batman memorabilia since he was 14 Fans eagerly awaiting Caped Crusader’s film By DOTTIE ASHLEY StaH Writer For Batmaniacs Rex and Gina Burnell tonight is more exciting than Christinas Eve "I feel like I just can’t wait until we get in that movie!” Ms Burnell said The dark silhouette of the Caped Crusader descends upon South Carolina and the nation today as more than 2000 movie screens across America light up with the long-awaited “Batman” In Columbia "Batman” will play on five screens The Burnells Gutierrez and that the car had been linked to a 27-year-old friend from West Columbia She wouldn’t say how the car and the friend had been linked “I feel like I don't have any rights that this system doesn't work for victims” the Lexington County woman said "If they can convict (Williams) based on fibers they can do the same for my daughter” It could be days before the network determines if it can help Mrs Garnsey Sherie Carney the group’s executive director said The network provides financial assistance W Boo Missing 4-A dural point as the 1989 legislative session ticked away killing the Campbell-backed plan to have Santee Cooper the state-owned utility take over the Patriots Point tourist attraction which includes a bankrupt and unfinished hotel and marina That proposal was fought by several Charleston lawmakers and others who said they didn’t know enough abodt the plan and didn’t want to will be in line wearing Batman hats T-shirts and tennis shoes and dozens of Batman buttons “I’m planning to paint bat wings on my eyelids” said Ms Burnell SO who has fashioned bat earrings out of two Batman buttons “I guess my husband Rex and I have spent between $700 and $800 on Batman stuff” Ms Burnell said Ms Burnell’s car license plate is “BATMAN 1” and that’s just the tip of the Batberg W Sou Batman 8-A Debra Gutierrez Garnsey cries as she discusses missing daughter Thursday involve the state in what has been a private project Legislators ended their 1989 session at 5 pm without approving the plan They could take it up again in January but Campbell said the state was giving up its efforts to rescue the project “It has been acted upon responsibly by theexecutive branch of this government?' Campbell said "The ef gets boost in Senate By JOHN KING Aasocigfd Pr— i WASHINGTON The Senate on Thursday endorsed a Democratic child-care package providing low-income parents with subsidies and tax credits The endorsement followed the defeat of a White House-backed alternative based almost entirely on tax relief The Democratic leadership’s victory in the showdown left its multi-billion-dollar plan as the centerpiece ' of the Senate’s child-care legislation Under an agreement between the parties the debate continued Thursday on a number of proposed amendments with Republicans seeking to tack parts of their defeated tax-credit plan onto the Democratic measure A final vote was expected today before the Senate breaks for a two-week recess Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell said he would delay the recess if action on child care dragged past today House action on child care at the committee level is scheduled to begin next week - In addition to a $175 billion subsidy authorization the Democrats’ plan creates a new tax credit of up to $500 to help low-income parents buy health insurance for their children It also would make refundable in advance the existing dependent care tax credit a step designed to provide cash to low-income parents who otherwise cannot take advantage of the credit because their incomes are so low they do not owe taxes Combined those Lawmakers hope to douse flag burning By LEE BANDY and WILL MOREDOCK Suit WfHfl Calling the UJS Supreme Court decision a "disgrace to all of us who dearly love America and our symbol of freedom" Republican Sen Strom Thurmond and Democratic Rep Butler Derrick said Thursday they’ll introduce a constitutional amendment making it illegal to burn the American flag That was a wish come true to the South Carolina Legislature which quickly churned out a resolution calling for such an amendment shortly before state lawmakers went home for the year The resolution sponsored by Rep Larry Martin D-Pickens criticized the high court’s 5-4 decision Wednesday that flag burning is protected under the Constitution's guarantee of Linda Stellar Tha Slate fort has been destroyed by the efforts of two or three individuals leading the fight from Charleston “If it sits out there as an eyesore for five years and rots as it's in bankruptcy then that's fine They can look at il” Campbell and other supporters of W 3 Sea Point 8-A credits cost the government about $3 billion a year The defeated GOP plan also allowed poor families to get the dependent care credit up front Its other major element was an expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit to allow low-income parents to receive a credit of $500 for one child under the age of 5 and $750 for two or more eligible children Among the amendments Republicans were pressing before a final vote was one to substitute their EITC expansion for the health-insurance credit in the Democratic plan Senate Democrats predicted their plan would serve as the framework for the measure that ultimately clears Congress Republicans did not disagree but said likely differences with the House would lead to a conference committee and allow the Bush administration to seek a compromise The White House on Wednesday raised the prospect that President Bush would veto the Democratic bill saying that the president’s senior advisers would recommend a veto if the legislation reached the White House in its present form Bush spokesman Marlin Fitzwater however said later in the day that the administration hoped to a compromise In trying to kill the Democrats’ bill Republicans argued it would create new government bureaucracies and limit parental choice because the legislation recommends that states adopt minimum standards for child care free speech “Five to four” said Rep Dave Waldrop D-New berry “I think the five ought to be out O-U-T out" Martin called the decision a “very sad chapter in United States history” and said flag burning is an “act of violence” against patriots The General Assembly was part of a national wave of protest against the decision The US Senate voted 97-3 to a resolution expressing “profound disappointment” with the ruling and President Bush in a speech in New York said he understood the legal basis for the decision and promised to “see that the law of the land is fully supported” But Bush added: “I have to give you my personal emotional response: flag burning is wrong dead wrong The flag of the United States is very W See Flag B-A Airlines heighten inspections By DOUGLAS JEHL Log Awgtf Tun— WASHINGTON Secretary of Transportation Samuel K Skinner still seeking to bolster aviation security in the aftermath of the Pan Am 103 bombing ordered UJS air carriers Thursday to intensify their efforts to screen radios tape players and computers carried ' aboard planes in Europe and the Middle East But Skinner rejected a plan that could have banned such electronic devices from passenger compartments altogether saying such a move would have unnecessarily inconvenienced millions of business and pleasure travelers In deciding not to penalize such passengers Skinner warned that overreaction to the threat of terrorism would “only further the terrorists’ objective of disrupting the world's air transportation system" The new regulation issued nearly See Airline B-A

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