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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 11, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels March Social Security plan clears Senate hurdle WASHINGTON AP Senate tax writers have given the full Senate a bipartisan Social Security rescue plan that closely resembles a billion measure passed by the including an increase In the retirement President said he is looking forward to a signing ceremony in the very near Following a drafting session that lasted more than 13 the Senate Finance Committee voted 181 Thursday night to ap prove the Robert R the committee praised the measure and predicted fairly broad support in the full Senate next The lone dissenting vote was cast by Steve Instead of raising the retirement age by two years in the next as the House bill the Senate committee provision com bined a benefit cut with increasing the retirement age gradually to 66 between 2000 and It would have some effect on everyone born in 1938 or All those retiring in the next century would be affected by a cut in Initial The House bill did not touch the payment to new but would raise the retirement age gradually from 65 to 67 by the year The average retiree now gets a Social Security pension check equal to 42 percent of the final The Senate committee would reduce that to 40 The Senate measure also would phase out over five years restrictions on how much retirees aged 65 through 69 can earn without losing starting in And it would liberalize the benefit formula for mothers who dropped out of the work force to raise Although there are some technical dif the Senate bill closely parallels provisions of the Housepassed including sixmonth delay in this Julys scheduled costofliving increase in payroll taxes on employers and the levy on the benefits going to higher income coverage for new federal workers and employees of nonprofit organizations after to eight weeks of additional benefits for laidoff workers who have exhausted their unemployment The House bill provided 10 prospective payment system for Medicare to pay hospitals at fixed Legislators offered amendments to drastically alter those provisions or substitute but Dole made clear that he wanted to keep intact the recommendations of the National Commission on Social Security the panel did vote 123 to allow a reduction in costofliving increases in benefits as a last resort to keep the system solvent during Under the amendment by Russell those receiving more than a month in benefits would be the first to have their costofliving increase reduced or eliminated when the Social Security trust funds fall below a 20 percent The plan could be in effect by The Reagan administration contends that other provisions in the rescue package will keep the trust funds at or above a 20 percent reserve level during the rest of the The committee also agreed by voice vote to end the payment of Social Security benefits to who comprise 70 percent of the people living in foreign but still collect billion a year in As did the the Senate nanel rejected arguments to delay Social Security coverage for new federal While the Senate panel followed the House in agreeing to an increase in the retirement House Speaker Thomas ONeill D predicted Democrats would seek to return the retirement age to 65 in the ONeill and other House leaders met with Reagan at the White House Thursday to ac cept what ONeill called a few kind ac colades for House passage of the Social Security ONeill said the session with the president produced a a smile and a thank Reagan issued a written statement praising the bipartisan spirit shown by the House in approving the measure on a 282 148 vote Wednesday The result has been a new lease on life for one of our most basic government Social the president San Antonio named AllAmerica City WASHINGTON AP San picturesque site of the several Spanish missions and a charming riverside walk way called the Paseo del now has another distinction the title of All America At a White House ceremony on Mayor Henry Cisneros was presented with a certificate by President Reagan designating San Antonio as one of eight such AllAmerica The cities were selected by the National Municipal League for their success in tackling problems with the involvment of govern private enterprise and the Reagan told mayors attending the ceremony that the awards fit right in with his emphasis on private sector said former San Antonio Mayor Lila who also Following the Cisneros Im very proud of the people of our They deserve the Other cities receiving similar certificates were Iowa Ann Fort Santa and Santa Fred a Municipal League said in an interview that the eight winners were selected from among communities which sought the All America City award this The communities won on the basis of their accomplishments in a partnership between the private sector and government he executive director of United San a broad based community said San Antonio was recognized for its efforts at downtown revitaliziation and its success in bringing an engineering school to the University of Texas at San She said the downtown revitalization program sought to achieve a successful blend of the old and the new through new construction and preservation of historic OPEC talks Ministers divided on production quotas LONDON AP OPEC ministers remained far apart today on the crucial issue of dividing production quotas as they attempted to salvage an agreement to save the world oil cartel from Im afraid until now we are still far away from each other as far as the quotas are the United Arab Emirates oil Mana Saeed told reporters as the oil chiefs broke for Oteiba said the ministerial talks would resume later but a formal meeting of the full cartel would not take place until there is progress toward setting Until we narrow the we arent going to meet in full he Without any price cut will not said Venezuelan Oil Minister Humberto Calderon who has been prodding his colleagues since last month to adopt a plan for averting an international price The 13nation cartel wanted to finish its work but OPEC Secretary General Marc Nan Nguema said Thursday night the unresolved issues were very If we are working so long it is precisely because we would like to reach an he We achieved good Calderon Berti We are doing our Ministers from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries have been meeting for nine days to devise a strategy for keeping competitive in a glutted The oil chiefs havent been able to agree on quotas for the past Ecuadors Oil Minister Gustavo Galindo said the group has agreed in principle to lower the official OPEC now at a Sources said the new price would be either or a At the heart of OPECs crisis is an international oil market shrunk by recession and energy con OPEC and nonOPEC have been com peting for customers a decade were vir tual hostages of the prices set by big oil Dormitory fire forces students to jump to safety AP Two fires set by an arsonist raged through part of a University of Southern Colorado dormitory early in juring 30 students and forcing some to leap from Three students were critically injured in fire in the fourstory Bwing of Belmont Residence Some students jumped to a grassy area below to escape the smoke and and broken legs and ankles and back injuries were authorities and eyewitnesses Pueblo Fire Chief Jeff Anderson said the fires were set shortly before 2 at either end of the second one fire in a bedroom and the other in a hallway trash It was Upon our we had 10 to 15 young people laying around the lawn around the dormitory where they had jumped out of The kids who lived in the rooms bet ween the two the only way out for those kids was to said demands probe into Guatemala killings Two men charged in bathtub murders HOUSTON AP What one detective called good oldfashioned detective work has led to the arrests and indictments of two man on separate capital murder charges in the deaths of two whose bodies were found in bathtubs of their west Houston David Scott was charged Thursday with capital murder in connection with the slaying of Elizabeth the estranged wife of former Arkansas Orval Edward Anthony Ellis was indicted Thursday on a capital murder charge in connection with the death of Bertie Elizabeth Helfond was arrested Wednesday at a southwest Houston motel after a woman who did not know she was under surveillance led them to the police Ellis was arrested in San Antonio Monday on a 28 warrant from Harris was found beaten and immersed in a bloody bathtub at her fashionable westside home March less than 72 hours after the bodies of two other women were discovered in bathtubs at their apartments in the same Hobby offers bitter pills is im so is to the AUSTIN AP The Legislature should be but not in chopping down the state spending bill for 198586 to fit Texas declining Bill Hobby We have a distasteful choice between passing the first tax bill in 12 years or allowing state ser vices to continue to run Hobby said Thursday at the close of a roundtable session on state Frugality but responsiveness legitimate needs of the Comptroller Bob who says he wants to run for governor in was a star performer at the unusual Senate session with a series of suggestions he said would produce Bullock put state legislators in a quandry last Tuesday when he said new estimates of state revenue in 198445 were billion below the billion state bill recom mended by the Legislative Budget The LBB bill had been based on Bullocks September 1982 revenue estimate that Texas was in good shape with billion new money to including a surplus of billion left over from 198384 Bullock said the Legislature has only billion in new revenue in with less than billion left over from mostly because of plummeting oil prices and the effects of the devalued peso on the Texas Let us act before Bullock strikes said WASHINGTON AP The State Depart ment is demanding that Guatemala conduct a full investigation into the slayings of a local employee of the Agency for In ternational Develop ment and three com allegedly shot by Guatemalan soldiers last State Department spokeswoman Carolyn Johnson said Ambassador Frederic Chapin conveyed to Guatemalan authorities on Thursday our urgent concern that a full investigation be promptly carried out and those responsible be brought to Johnson said the Guatemalan govern ment has told the United States that an army officer who was in charge of a patrol that stopped the four is being detained and is under According to sources familiar with the in who spoke only on condition they not be the Guatemalan government has said the four victims three men and a woman were arrested by soldiers on were driven to a bridge near the Mexican border and were shot while trying to their bodies falling into a The four people killed were all including Patricio Ortiz who was working for a company hired by AID to teach Spanish to Indians in the Guatemalan Johnson A 14 letter from Chapin to the Guatemalan foreign made available to The Associated said the four disappeared on 9 after they were stopped at a checkpoint by Guatemalan troops near the town of Ix tahuaca in western The letter said the four were then seen driving off in their red Cherokee jeep toward across the Naranjales bridge and then toward La It added that the four were reportedly taken to the military post at La The letter identified the missing as an employee of Inter America a firm under contract to AID Abel a bilingual teacher employed by the government Catarina Jacinto Jiminez de Abels mother and Patricios sisterinlaw and Obisto a government The incident came to the attention of a congressional delegati on headed by Clarence chairman of a House appropriations sub committee on foreign During its visit in the delegation sought in formation about the one source The who spoke only on condition his name not be said the military first denied knowing anything about the Polar Bear j Ashburns Hor Suivf It Is DIVINITY 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