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Brownsville The Herald (Newspaper) - December 28, 1998, Brownsville, Texas All 107, No. 177 ' t. I ' 1111 H I cents daily on the 4th of 9 2 of prison camps cannot be forgotten Page 7 wins Cardinals next Page 11 call for speedy LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Key Senate Republicans say censure should he considered only after a speedy impeachment trial and perhaps only after a vote on whether to remove President Clinton from ought tp vote on these articles of and then that is the appropriate time to consider a Sen. Mitch said on News neither of those articles say censure considered after is what's widely expected will be the outcome you sit down and you negotiate the censure Senate is set to consider two articles of impeachment passed this month by the but significant questions remain over whether a deal for censuring the president can be worked out before a trial there is widespread agreement among Republicans and Democrats that should be given that senators of both parties widely agree that there's little chance that the chamber will vote to convict and remove surveys to see whether two-thirds of the Senate would vote for removal will not begin until after the trial said Judiciary Chairman Orrin the 67 votes Senate leaders then would up with censure resolution there Hatch said on the are pushing for a strongly worded censure to punish Clinton for trying to cover up his affair with Monica perhaps adding a fine and admission of Veteran Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New is leading what he described as a drafting Republicans are insisting on octuplet MARK BABINECK The Associated Heart and lung failure claimed Odera Louis the tiniest of the world's only octuplets on hours short of her one-week the moment Odera was born Dec. 20 to Nkem doctors never were confident about her She entered the world at 1()!3 ounces and would have been one of the smallest infants ever to a statement released Sunday through the her parents are very saddened by the passing of our beloved baby She is now safe in heaven and we remain most grateful to him for having blessed our lives with baby's condition began to deteriorate significantly when doctors moved her from a conventional ventilator to an oscillator in an effort to get more oxygen into her and chest compressions were unsuccessful once she began to the hospital She was pronounced dead at 3:23 baby's full meant has my an indication her parents knew early on she was the most fragile of the seven siblings remained in critical condition and in intensive a girl delivered naturally Dec. 8; the boy who suffered respiratory problems and a girl who underwent abdominal surgery Saturday stayed on ventilators Chima and Joike were breathing on their the hospital All but the first were delivered Dec. 20 by Caesarian Chukwu and her Page 9) on the perjury anil obstruction of justice charges passed along party lines by the U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist would senators would act as the of both parties agreed on one thing during their appearances on the Sunday talk like most want the matter disposed of But the timeliness of such a trial depends heavily on the definition of speed in a chamber that prides itself on Page 9) a professional golfer and Brownsville demonstrated some of his golfing techniques at the First Annual Jamie Gomez Friends Jr. golf clinic at the Tierra Santa Golf Club Sunday in man leaps from eighth ALBERT VILLEGAS The Brownsville elderly man leaped from a high rise building to his death in an effort to evade paramedics and other people who were trying to stop him from his rampage man apparently fought off a from the 8 th floor balcony before jumping out around 5:30 p.m. from the Villa Del Sol Nursing Home on St. Charles Street and 8 th was no stranger to police or Brownsville Emergency Medical department received calls all week long. one this morning and then again this evening on this same said Brownsville Police Sgt. Sam were dispatched to the scene on a disturbance call at 5:22 Huff Smoke was coming out from the 12 th which police later found was the victim's only thing fire investigators found was a mattress which had sustained fire said Brownsville Fire Sgt. Abel Page 10) Brownsville Police officers stood guard in front of the Villa Del Sol apartments may never find the source of tar RICKEY DAILEY The Brownsville If the typical pattern there's less than a 50 percent chance officials will identify the source of tar blobs that blotched South Texas beaches earlier this 40 percent of the time we can find out who spilled Robin chief boatswain mate at the U.S. Coast marine safety office in Corpus sample of the tar that washed ashore in early December along Padre Island National Seashore south of Corpus Christi to Boca Chica beach has been sent to a testing laboratory in O'Donnell said three other samples taken from cither vessels or offshore facilities are tested to determine if they match the beach are still analyzing We are still awaiting results as to the possibility of finding out where these oil tar balls might have come he test results might be available by the last week of O'Donnell said the analysis will probably not be completed until after the New don't know where it came We're trying to find out and that's pretty much what it comes down Until we get the we will know or we will never know he is so according to that it can positively match a beached tar ball with its Page 10) Joe Torres has seen it all as a politics is Brownsville Is a 25-year veteran of the local fire TIM LOPES The Brownsville small car wrecks and dead Joe Torres has seen just about everything in his 25 years with the Brownsville Fire after a quarter century of riding and driving big red fire is hanging up his fire helmet as a driver with the He recently announced that he will be retiring at the beginning of the New And plenty has changed in the department since he walked into Central Fire station as a rookie in 1973. style of fire engines that the department used when began his career are now by many firemen as sirens that we had were air They sounded a lot you would stop the truck and they would keep going until they ran out of he the bright red fire trucks used a bell that hung high on the used to have a bell with a string to the inside of the cab and the officer riding inside the cab would pull the bell to warn the he said most elements have for the Firefighters now understand the risks associated with the were tougher but we suffered a lot because we didn't know any I've seen a lot fireman die from lung the old you would into a burning and if you lasted longer in there without coming out for you were the toughest but now we know that's now take classes and are issued more safety said that each truck used to be equipped with an air an air tank of their said one of the duties which Brownsville firefighters have and that other departments don't is pulling Page 11 Entertainment our ai Pedro walked with a bowl of steaming Greasy burgers and areni good enough tor you asked the eating sneered the one of the sports guys get his mother to eend down some of iter patta tram you ara so the oMy editor as he bit Into the pinta onoe hidden In his maani 17 mi 19
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