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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 27, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 4A New Brauhfels August DPS predicts holiday deaths AUSTIN AP Although the Department of Public Safety predicts 45 Texans will die on highways this Labor Day officials say that toll could be reduced significantly if motorists obey the mandatory seat belt law that takes effect Were hoping Texans will start getting in the habit of using safety If the vast majority of motorists make a conscious effort to buckle up during this Labor Day holiday we will see a dramatic decrease in the number of said Jim DPS The seat belt passed by the Legislature this goes into effect the law includes a 90day grace period before fines can be levied against In issuing its fatality estimate for the 78hour Labor Day the DPS noted that 41 people were killed in collisions last Labor with five more dying later as a result of injuries suffered in holiday Besides urging motorists to buckle Adams said the DPS will conduct Operation Motor cide over Labor Day providing the news media with periodic updates on the highway death Our philosophy is that public awareness of the number of people who are dying on our streets and highways will make drivers more cautious and help reduce ac Adams The DPS also will put additional state troopers on duty for the weekend to deal with the heavier Adams said that of last years 46 28 died in accidents in which excessive speed or alcohol were Poverty rate declines WASHINGTON AP The nations poverty rate dropped to percent in down eight tenths of a percentage point from a year with the number of Americans below the poverty level declining by the Census Bureau reported At the same real median family income rose percent to the second increase in two The drop in the poverty from percent in marked the first time it had fallen since The poverty threshold for a family of four last year was Some decline had been widely anticipated both in and out of due to the improving Even Robert Greenstein of the private Center for Budget and Policy a group often critical of the Reagan had predicted a decline in Other findings of the new study included The poverty rate for whites dropped from percent in 1983 to percent in and the rate for blacks fell from percent to The poverty rate among children under 18 declined from percent in 1983 to percent in The rate among people aged 65 and over dropped percentage points to Both the number of people below the poverty level and the poverty rate declined in the South and the while there were no significant changes in the Northeast and In poverty had edged up percentage points to the a disappointment to ad ministration officials who had hoped for a While critics denounced the fact that poverty went up in 1983 contending it was a result of cuts in social programs White House officials con sidered the small increase a somewhat positive In the 198082 poverty levels increased 1 percent or more The poverty rate last declined between 1977 and when it edged down from percent to A decline in poverty rates this year sounds Greenstein he the drop is largely a function of the with the poverty rate declining as unemployment dropped in the last he the economy has so this drop may be a onestep followed by a plateau without improvement in coming In Greenstein even a sizable reduction in poverty could be considered disap pointing in relation to the unemployment Unemployment was estimated at percent for the first half of he pointed and the last time the rate was that low the poverty rate was just over West German spy scandal widens Officials applaud handling of spill SOUTH AP Emergency officials gave Union Carbide high marks on dealing with the companys second leak in two weeks a spill of hydrochloric acid that was contained with no injuries or The spill Monday about 1 miles from an outdoor amphitheater where people were attending a rock n1 roll was at a dif unit of the plant where a spill 13 sent some residents After that and another two days earlier at Carbides Institute officials criticized the com pany for delays in Not this Weremore than satisfied with the information they gave Charleston public safety director Kent Carper They notified us within minutes of the and they let one of our people into the The spill occurred at at Carbides Elaine Island unit and was contained in about an said Carbide spokesman Mike It was caused by a gasket leak in the plants silicon he Authorities said they were notified Horoscope AUGUST 27 Born you are one of those energetic and remark ably vital individuals who are very much the leading players in their own You are never one to take a back seat to regardless of the situa tion or task at hand or what may be your lack of pertinent knowledge or You maintain a rigid code of ethics and and you make decisions based solely upon this not at all upon the prevailing attitudes or opinions with which you are often at Just as you are greatly admired and respected by you may be villi fied by Dont let it get to you you have something to offer everyone including those who spend a greal deal of energy trying to stand in your way You should no doubt find your home and family a source of great Also born on this date are Mar tha comedian Tuesday To see what is in store for you to find your birthday and read the corresponding Let your birthday star be your daily AUGUST 28 VIRGO 22 Go ahead with plans fully confident that your preparation and abilities will lead to success and LIBRA 22 You may face a discipline problem at home or at Be firm re ward those who set the proper SCORPIO influenctal figure you once admired may come to you for as Dont wonder at it help SAGITTARIUS 21 A scheme entered into with some doubts may prove to be doubly re warding but remain CAPRICORN 19 That nagging feeling that something is wrong may be chased away suddenly by good news received early in the AQUARIUS 18 Do not be anxious for a reward that you settle for less than you deserve Speak up if you PISCES 19March 20 As you angle for position be care ful not to use a lest you be caught on your own hook A minute with Andy Rooney Herald Zeitung almost immediately by the leak was marked by confusion concerning the nature of the Lipscomb said the leak was 35 percent hydrogen chloride and 65 percent and that a white cloud that formed was steam resulting from water poured on hot equipment by the emergency Ron chief chemist with the state Air Pollution Control Com said the chemical that spilled was the same as hydrochloric If you were in it would cause burning of the the the respiratory Carbide officials called here and reported it was all under said Nichols of the Kanawha Valley Emergency Services They said it did not contain anything As a police of ficers closed the Patrick Street which connects Charleston and South Charleston and runs ad jacent to the The leak occurred just 1 miles downriver from where a crowd gathered for an annual West Germany AP A highranking counterespionage official who defected to East Ger many may have been an undercover Communist agent for almost 20 government officials Chancellor Helmut Kohl scheduled an emergency Cabinet session today to discuss West Germanys widening spy which authorities say will force reorganization of the entire counterespionage Interior Ministry spokesman Wighard Haerdtl told a news con ference Monday that Hans Joachim a highranking counter espionage official who defected to East Germany last could have been a longtime East German Tiedge worked for 19 years in the Constitutional Protection West Germanys primary counter espionage We have to accept the possibility that he worked for a foreign in telligence agency for Haerdtl In theory he could have been a spy since another ministry MichaelAndreas told The Associated His Tiedges division will have to be This means we will have to reorganize counter Butz said that as soon as East ARIES March 21April 19 Pa tience may be tried as inferior contin ually preys on your few weak points in hope for TAURUS April 20May 20 Fi nancial gain may not be as great as hoped but it should prove an am ple slow and GEMINI May 21June 20 Care and understanding are essential as you may face family difficulty that could result in permanent CANCER Jjne 21July 22 A welldefined plan of action should see you win in hand by days Take a ft for into your LEO July 22 Occupy your mind with mundane mat ters and an impossible situation should become clear in no St Johns Episcopal Church Announces The Fall registration of their Mothers Day Out Porgram Be ginning This program will be offered on Mondays Fridays from for children ages 4 months to 2 For registration please call Myrtle at the Church office at 6252532 or Ellen at k6295684 or Sue at CHURCHS FRIED TODAYS THOUGHTS WITH BOB DIETZ THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE The complete English vocabulary consists of about Of a computer has determined that the 26 letters in the alphabet could be arranged to form as many as The compu ters also have explained to me that the average adult knows between and of these English But an average adult uses only of even though he speaks about words in a If all the words you spoke in one year were put on they would fill 66 each containing 800 II you live to be 60 your bound words could easily stock a smalltown Bob Tallin When Your Thoughts Tyrn To Eating Out Think Churchs Fried Chicken 824 San Antonio NewBraunfels Germanys official ADN news agency announced Tiedges defection last Bonn warned its agents abroad that they are in danger Government officials have said privately that intelligence experts were hastily arranging to bring some of their undercover operatives out of the Soviet bloc out of fear they would be exposed by Butz said Margarete a secretary in President Richard von Weizsaeckers office arrested Saturday in connection with the spy had access to secret reports and cables from West German She worked in the defense and foreign affairs section of the Butz The West German presidents post is largely but he is kept informed on all government Im afraid she can cause a lot of Butz But not as much as Tiedge can was the first person arrested in the Four other people wanted in connection with it are believed to have fled the The masscirculation Bild daily newspaper reported today without citing its sources that about a dozen Bonn government secretaries also are under investigation in connection with the spy One of the secretaries works in Chancellor Helmut Kohls Bild Opposition Social Democratic Party leader HansJochen Vogel described Tiedges defection as the worst case of treason since the founding of the We must ask how seriously In terior Minister Friedrich Zim mermann has taken his respon Vogel West German television reported that Willy former chancellor and chairman of the Social would travel to East Berlin next month to meet Communist Party leader Erich It will be Brandts first trip to East Germany since he was forced to step down as chancellor in 1974 after his chief Guenter was 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