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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas CNN Beirut bureau chief escapes from captors Lebanon AP Jeremy the Beirut bureau chief for Cable News Network who disapeared last March escaped from his captors early the Christian Voice of Lebanon radio station The report said showed up at a military headquarters of the Syrian army In the eastern Lebanese city of Baalbek about 2 It gave no further The office of the French news agency Agence France Presse in Beirut said an AFP correspondent in Baalbek had seen and that he appeared to be in good health but was AFP said it had a picture of Levin failed to report for work last March 7 and was assumed by his colleagues In Beirut to have been He was last seen by his wife in their apartment in mostly Moslem west Members of Levins family in the United States said they had no confirmation of the reports of his His told Associated Press Radio in that she called the State Department after hearing reports of her husbands The operations desk had not heard at first and then called back and said theyd heard something on the But they had not received she Asked whether she now expects to hear from she said I think that would be I dont its hard to I think that would be I did expect I have expected but a year is an awfully long she Levin said she also was concerned about other Americans missing in There were reports published in the United States that the State Department last July saw a videotape showing Levin He was also mentioned by William a kidnapped Embassy political who recently appeared on a videotape obtained by the British television agency William the ambassador to said in a telephone interview from Damascus We have only heard through press sources the same rumor about Levins I dont know anything In State Department spokeswoman Sondra McCarty said the department was aware of the news but had no independent in Levin is among five Americans who have disappeared or been kidnapped in the Moslem sector of Beirut since when Druse and Shiite Moslem militias drove the Lebanese army out in the latest round in Lebanons long civil The missing Americans are who was kidnapped last March 16 the Benjamin a Presbyterian who was kid napped May 8 Peter a librarian at the American University of who disappeared 3 and the Lawrence a Roman Catholic priest and head of the Catholic Relief Services Office in who was kidnapped Budget attacked about health care IRVING AP Members of the House Budget Committee have been told that the Reagan Administrations proposals for fiscal 1986 spending on Medicare and Medicaid would be a major blow to some of the most vulnerable people in The government and administration are not treating patients as but rather as Dallas physician Emmett Conrad told the committee Good health simply cannot be produced by mass Witnesses representing health care providers including community service hospitals and private physicians testified during one of the House panels field hearings on President Reagans budget Were either going to have to drop some of the people were serving or were going to have to drop some of the said commissioner Marlin Johnston of the Texas Department of Human speculating on the effect of a proposed cut in the federal share of Medicaid The administrations budget proposal calls for a billion reduction during the 1986 fiscal year in the federal portion of the health care program for low income which is administered by the The White House also is seeking fiscal 1986 savings of million in the Medicare program for the Reagans budget message put total savings through 1990 at about if Congress ap proves an increase in the Medicare premiums paid by senior a hike in the annual and requires recipients to begin paying a fee for home health Conrad also attacked the administrations budget plan for failing to take into account medical ad vances that have prolonged life and helped increase Americas elderly Aside from blasting the Reagan budget few speakers offered suggestions for ways the Budget Committee could trim spending without affecting health care The bills are going to have to be said Marvin Refugee act needs clarification AP Arizonas congressional delegation should seek clarification of the Refugee Act of 1980 and a congressional investigation to find out what happens to deported Central Americans would be sen Morris saying he believes most Central Americans coming to this country are legitimate political agreed Wednesday with resolutions passed this week by the Tucson City Council and Pima County The resolutions urge the congressmen to seek clarification of what the 1980 act means to the Reagan administration in light of efforts by the sanctuary movement to aid Salvadorans and other Central Americans fleeing their The churchsupported sanctuary movement contends it is legitimately sheltering people who are escaping violence and political persecution and who under the refugee act are entitled to political The Reagan administration contends that most of the Central Americans are illegal economic Last author and human rights advocate Elie Wiesel called for Congress to investigate whether Central Americans who are deported by the Immigration and Naturalization Service are being tortured or killed upon their return to their own Said Udall I think it makes a good deal of sense to have an investigation to find out whether in fact these people are going back to real serious danger or whether theyre just using that as an excuse to get extended residence in the United Udall said he thinks he and his fellow Arizona congressmen ought to get a clarification of what the 1980 law means to the present And certainly Ill participate in getting At a news Udall said he is inclined to believe that were sending a lot of these people to death or torture or possible danger and that those here ought to be given the benefit of the Udall said many congressmen think the sanctuary movement is an while others feel it is in the highest tradition of Shootout gang kills three at roadside restaurant AP Three young men and a woman apparently held up a roadside shot the manager to death and killed two hostages executionstyle in a crime spree that ended when one of the suspects died in a Shootout with a sheriff said An a grain elevator operator and two of the suspects also were wounded in the threecounty rampage in rural northwest Kansas on said Thomas County Sheriff Tom Larry the manager of a Stuckeys restaurant along In terstate was shot to death in an apparent Jones After the body was found the suspects exchanged shots with Thomas County Undersheriff Ben leaving him Minutes two men were ab ducted and a pickup truck was stolen at a nearby grain The two abducted men were subsequently laid down in a road and shot in the said He called the crimes ruthless Theres just no rhyme or reason to The chase ended with a gunbattle when a police roadblock forced the pickup truck off the One of the three surviving suspects was and two others were They were being held without bail on probable cause for firstdegree murder and were to be formally charged in a hearing here said Thomas County Deputy Sheriff Mike Authorities identified the suspects as Mark Anthony Walter and Lisa Dunn of Sutton Daniel Eugene address and James Hunter of They were estimated to be from 18 to 25 years Why in the world did they do what they did in our particular county I just dont Jones He said a high school student found the body of about Wednesday inside his restaurant along the 170 exchange at a Gove County town of about 400 people about 35 miles southeast of A short time was shot at least twice when he approached a suspicious vehicle at the 170 exchange at an unincorporated community of about 80 people a little more than 40 miles northwest of The wounded officer called in a description of the vehicle and Jones Albright was in serious but stable condition today following surgery at Citizens Medical Center in The suspects then drove a short distance to the Bartlett and grain elevator in where they allegedly abducted two stole a pickup truck and shot the elevator Maurice wounding Jones Around the bodies of the Glenn Moore of Colby and Rick Schroeder of were found along a road northwest of Both had been shot in the Jones Telephone Sales to per hour and even more after our short training Also excellent pay while Experience helpful but not necessary as We Will Handicapped Men Women Wel also pregnant ladies grand 1 k I and have a good clear English speak ing available to work at least 24 hours a At this the 1st 10 Housewives with small children will have their babysitter paid by our i t For Interview phone New Braunfels Pebrtjary 7A Exgovernment officials warn about inflation WASHINGTON CAPJ A bipartisan grxup formw gbvernffient officials salfl 11 is too soon for President Bfeagan to declare he has conquered Hie reduction of inflation to the neighborhood of 4 percent is in no sense a said a statement issued by Henry treasury secretary under President Lyndon and Herbert chairman of President Richard Nixons Council of Economic They are cochairmen of the Committee to Fight a bipartisan group of 14 former government officials formed in Fowler and Stein contend the prospect of continued high budget deficits is a major threat to reducing The river of federal red now running at more than billion a could force the government to deal with the debt through In flationary such as simply printing nwite money to tww said the Other members of the groap Fowler and Stein represent are Former treasury secretary Michael Blumenthal and Douglas Dillon former Hatty fcyrd former Barber Conable former treasury under secretary Frederick Deming and former presidential assistant Peter former Federal Reserve chairman William Martin former George D Texas former Wilbur former John former treasury secretary William Simon for mer chairman of the Council of Economic Paul DualCassette Stereo by Realistic 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