Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 7, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Quake shakes Northeast THf ASSOCIATED PRESS A moderate earthquake shook residents serous parts of the Northeast and Canada rattling dishes and shaking fur but there were no im mediate reports of damage or The with a Richter scale reading given at and oc curred at and lasted about 15 officials It was felt in New New New York and Penn and in Canada between Toronto and authorities Frank physical science technician at the National Ear thquake Information Service in said the quake was centered northeast of Blue Mountain Lake in the Adirondack region of upstate New about 85 miles north of It measured on the Richter he John assistant director of the Weston Observatory in said the quake measured on the Richter Different Richter readings from different agencies are not Ebel said an aftershock was recorded at Residents reported that dishes rattled and beds Radio stations and police departments on Long east of New York and in suburban Westchester and Rockland counties reported numerous calls about rumblings and vibrations in It jiggled my said Howard a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in He added that someone called and said their refrigerator John of said the quake woke him The bed was I was awakened out of bed in a rocking It was like someone was taking your bed and pushing it back and forth like you would rock a car if you were in ice that type of Hwald teitung October Rebel pilot tells of CIA role Nicaragua AP A captured rebel pilot says CIA officers ire directing anti goverranent attacks from Honduran promp ting Nicaragua to proteit the generous aaaistance provided to the rebels by Nicaraguas deputy foreign Nora Thursday presented the downed former National Guard Roberto Amador as proof of the growing involvement of the CIA in rebel attacks on targets in the leftist ruled The Honduranbased said they mined the coast off Nicaraguas only oil unloading port and threatened to blow up any approaching oil Also in police said Nicaraguan troops attacked the border town of Las Dificultades and killed a the latest in a series of border in cidents that has strained relations between the neighboring And in El an army spokesman said Thursday that troops trapped a guerrilla column in an abandoned resort and killed 157 of He said troops surprised the rebels Tuesday at 40 miles east of San Astorga said the rebel whose plane was shot down Monday 90 miles north of was a member of the Honduranbased Nicaraguan Democratic Many leaders of the Force are former officers of the national guard of President Anastasio a rightist who was deposed by the Sandinistas in North American elements of the CIA direct the war against along with some Argen tinian and Honduran officers who work In the same said the who was brought before reporters along with two other Ms Astorga said she sent a letter Thursday to Secretary of State George P ShulU protesting the generous assistance given by the government to mercenary Somocista forces it has at its disposal Amador said two former colonels he iden tified only as Reina and and an American known as Raymond were the top CIA agents in Honduras He said the registered DC3 took off from the jungles of Honduras Olancho where a former army major directed Lack of support troubles Watts future WASHINGTON AP A longtime friend of James Watt says the embattled interior secretary is in anguish as he hears calls for his resignation from senators he once counted as But Alan Simpson says Watt is still undecided about whether to While Watt struggles with a decision on his future in names were beginning to surface in Washington on a possible The speculation centered on Watts chief deputy Joseph Jacob Simmons a black Democrat who is part and Clifford a former Republican senator from Win lose one WASHINGTON AP suffering from the double whammy of drought in West Texas and economic turmoil along the Mexican has won one and lost one in Congress in the battle to provide additional federal aid to those The victory came Thursday in the which approved an amendment that would require that the Agriculture Department sell damaged corn at bargain prices to livestock growers suffering from the The loss also came in the which rejected a provision approved earlier in the day by the House that would have provided an estimated million in ad ditional social services money for Texas over the next two Supporters had said they wanted a good chunk of that money used in high unem ployment such as those along the The livestock assistance sponsored by Lloyd D was attached to a price support measure for dairy products and The Senate was expected to vote Friday on Texas gets drought loses border help the overall Bentsen and John had been seeking to get Congress to force Agriculture Secretary John Block to take steps to assist livestock growers suffering from the Last Block announced a reduction in interest rates on emergency loans for fanners and But Bentson said Thursday that most ranchers tell me they already have too much They need something a cow can not another note at the he The Bentsen which was co sponsored by Tower and several would require the Agriculture Department to sell at reduced rates about 83 million bushels of damaged corn held by the government in warehouses around the The corn would be sold to livestock growers in counties suffering from drought or other natural disasters and declared disaster areas by the depart There are 23 such counties in The social services money was provided for in legislation approved by the House that would extend the program of sup plemental unemployment benefits for workers whose regular benefits have The Senate then refused to agree to provide the extra a House staff aid said it was likely to be attached again later to other The money was originally included in an amendment sponsored last week by Kent As adjusted by a HouseSenate conference the provision allocated an extra million nationwide for various social services programs over the next two An aide to Hance estimated Texas share of the money would have been Hances amendment originally required that 50 percent of the assistance be targeted for areas of high such as those along the But Hances Jim said said last week that we do plan to work with the governor to see it goes to areas of the state where its desperately such as the border and some parts of East South Austin to get delayed phone service AUSTIN AP Southwestern Bell was caught off guard by the rapid growth of south and hundreds of residents will have to wait at least until the end of the year before they can receive telephone officials Southwestern Bell spokesman Jim Goodwin said Austin is growing faster than any other city in the He said telephone company planners rely on information provided by local Bell offices when allocating construction funds among Bell They have to make educated guesses based on forecasts we provide on where growth will oc he In this the growth happened more quickly than we As a Bell has about 950 held orders requests for service that cannot be met im mediately across the most of them on the Goodwin Goodwin said extending service to new homeowners is a complicated task that takes Its not something you do Its not simply a matter of laying a cable from a central office out to a he But he said the problem will be alleviated by the end of the year with a major line expansion project in south Goodwin added that a temporary line is already planned to extend service to some households by Valley prepares for winter visitors HARLJNGEN AP South Texas is bracing itself for an influx of winterweary visitors this but tourist industry officials say the Lone Star state has plenty of room for them Linda vice president of the Harlingen Area Chamber of said the chamber received 528 inquiries about winter ac commodations during compared with 146 inquiries the previous She said the Harlingen area usually doubles its population during the winter and can handle any reasonable increase in winter In preparation for the onslaught of winter she said several new RV parks were built this and the Comfort Royale Motel in San Benito opened with 37 rooms on Highway 83 only last Operators of the new motel said they are booked solid throughout the Confederate Air Force annual air and reservations for the rest of the winter are beginning to pick An estimated tourists spent at least part of the 1982 winter in the Rath Of course we dont expect four times that number of she In the half million winter visitors spent million in Cameron County and million in neigh boring Hidalgo County according to a report by the Travel Data The centers report also estimated that the tourism created jobs in Cameron County with a payroll of and jobs with a million payroll in Hidalgo Bnunhls Nttiontl MIMKR VICTORIA IANK toHtt pi ft Hitm ti A fcdwtf jlitu tt M fail wktu M tff Mtmiitft it 9 M MM Oettbr 1983 ftaturiot LOUISE Braunfels NATIONAL BAN NEW BRAXJNFELS1 BACKYARD ELITE MAKI YOUB IACKYJUU A IHOWCMI Or STYU catmwrftunannr AND WHOUJOOL lAnrruM 10 Function Hemote Control Builtin Skimmer Filter Jacuiii Jets All Options Included Portable Builtins Blower Elite SPflS a Wyoming Republican and friend of Watts for more than 20 had a long telephone conversation with Watt before the interior secretary left Wednesday on a vacation with his wife in I was listening to an old friend who was in Simpson We talked about how it was tough how he was hurt by some of the comments of senators he had thought to be his allies who really hammered Simpson said Thursday Watt has been under fire for the last two weeks after describing a coal advisory panel as a black a two Jews and a Watts chances of holding onto his job lessened Tuesday after Senate Republican leaders emerged from a closeddoor caucus with the bleak assessment that support for Watt had seriously eroded Simpson said Watt told him he wanted to leave town while Congress was in session because it was painful to watch the daily attacks on He has gone to seek some Simpson When he comes back he will have made a decision that will be comfortable for Despite the expressed Simpson said Watt still didnt talk like a man who had made up his mind about turning in a JCPENNYS OFF SALE Friday Saturday Only All Womens Jewelry 1 t Off Price Marked Wicker Hampers White Now 99 Misses Slacks S18S24 Now 99 Junior LeviWrangler Fashion Jeans Mens Fashion Shirts Now 99 Mens Levis Fashion Jeans Mens Shirts By Triumph Now Mens Hunt Club Knit Shirts Now MB Womens Size Blouses Now 99 Junior Tops Now 99 Misses Skirts S18 Now Misses Blouses Now 3 Misses Blouses Now Misses Tee Tops Now Boys Windbreakers Ortf OrigS22 Solid Coior Mens Fox Knit Shirts Now Mens Dress Shirts Now 99 Mens Poplin Slacks Orig Now 99 Boys Jeans Sire 81 Now 99 Boys Knit Tops Sizes 47 Now Girls Jeans Sizes 714 Now Girls Knit Tops Sizes 46X Now 99 Girls Knit Tops Sizes 714 PktJM Stiff 1254317 Catafcg f HIOSC J C Company JCFtenney Store HMIU 9 306 MF 9 5 30 Sit   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication