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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 8, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Senate talks as bank account runs dry New Texas WASHINGTON AP Despite warnings that Uncle Sams checks would soon start to the Senate was deadlocked over whether to attach a budgetbalancing amendment to a bill needed to renew the governments borrowing I assume well be under even more pressure Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole said Monday after another day of failure to clear the amendment he The government has reached its legal debt limit of trillion without new will begin falling about billion a month behind in its The cash crunch wasnt noticeable The government is going on in an absolutely normal said Ed a spokesman for the Office of Management and But the Reagan administration insisted that by today or tomorrow it would be out of cash money thats needed to back government All those with government claims whether Social Security recipients or defense contractors or holders of government securities with interest payments due would then be unable to have those claims Deputy Treasury Secretary Richard Darman said Monday in a letter to Throughout the Dole drifted bet ween the parliamentary tangle of the Senate chamber and closeddoor He planned more of the same but there was little prospect for speedy Senate The in remarks before a group of GOP supporters at the White House on again called for the Senate to pass the balancedbudget plan and approve the debt The Senate wrangling was putting the federal government in an emergency Reagan The business of our nation must go We need the debt ceiling increase The administration has asked for a new debt ceiling of trillion to last through the fiscal which started Congress also could approve a smaller debt to cover a shorter time But the Senate remained trapped in the parliamentary knot tied by proponents and opponents ofan amendment offered by Phil R Warren and Ernest The GrammRudmanHollings amendment would force Congress and the president to obey strict limits on annual and gradually reduce the allowable red ink each year until the budget became balanced in fiscal If the lawmakers and the White House failed to agree on a spending plan to meet those automatic spending cutbacks would take The House already has approved extending the debt any amendments would have to return to that Democraticled chamber and leaders there have been readying a critical The more we study the more problems we have with the said Thomas the House majority whip and chairman of the Democratic task force reviewing the He said the Democrats were not going to be forced to act under the pressure of a contrived October Reagan reportedly cleared secret Contra aid plan At least 55 dead in Puerto Rican flooding Puerto Rico AP Workers dug through the mud and debris of devastated shantytowns early seeking more victims of the mudslides and floods that killed at least 55 people and left entire towns cut A major storm passed over the island dum ping as much as seven inches of rain in some places within a 10hour Most major highways were dozens of bridges were washed thousands of people were left homeless and telephone service was There were reports that entire families had Rafael Hernandez Colon declared a state of emergency Monday night and activated the National Guard across the Caribbean It is obvious that a state of emergency exists and there is cause for extreme concern and necessity to protect life and said Hernandez The governor flew by helicopter to the Caribbean coastal city of Ponce and met with relatives at the southern regional medical The bodies of 47 vic tims were and police said at least eight more people had died in floods and Police spokesman Luis Martinez said at least 15 people died beneath mud and debris in the Mameyes neigh one of several hillside communities of wood andtin some built on in this industrial city of about He said as many as 400 homes in which is less than a square mile in were buried by the Twelve people drowned in a shantytown between Tuque Beach on the Caribbean Sea and the Jewel which flooded before said district attorney Four police officers drowned trying to rescue a family whose car was swept away by floodwaters near police A Coast Guard helicopter rescued 16 people from a bluff just before it was flooded on the islands western Coast Guard spokesman Steve Eddy The Coast Guard called in offduty personnel and participated in at least nine rescues using its two Puerto Ricobased he Police also used helicopters to rescues trapped Thousands of police and civil defense workers continued to work early today answering distress caring for people evacuated to school and searching for The Department of Transportation said 32 highways were including much of the islands major turn pike connecting Puerto Ricos Caribbean coast with San Juan on the northern Atlantic At least six bridges were washed The National Weather Service said a tropical front that began moving slowly across the 100milelong island last Friday finally passed the western tip late The storm was 600 miles eastsoutheast of and the weather service said it was expected to reach southern possibly on if it continued on the same WASHINGTON AP Facing loss of congressional support for Nicaraguan rebels early last President Reagan approved a secret plan to use assistance from American citizens and allies to replace CIA current and former administration officials White House officials chose retired Army John Singlaub as the chief fundraising contact and advised him how to structure the campaign within the confines of neutrality and other laws that bar citizens from supporting foreign said the who insisted on White House spokesman Ed Djerejian refused comment on Reagans reported approval of the plan to go outside government channels to continue supplying the rebels fighting to overthrow Nicaraguas leftist In the the White House has insisted it neither encourages nor discourages the private fund raising that sprang up after Congress angered by the CIAs mining of Nicaraguas harbors refused to continue military aid to the rebels in spring But government including one senior administration described the behindthescenes White House role in organizing and advising the aid network as much more extensive than has been The network has allowed the rebels to continue military operations during the 15month cutoff of direct assistance and circumvent congressional efforts to shut down the CIAsupported Rebel leaders now say they have enough weapons to arm a roughly double their current One familiar with the said the big three countries that were expected to help the rebels were South Korea and Representatives of those govern ments denied they helped the Other sources said Israel agreed only to sell the rebels captured Palestine Liberation Organization and aid from South Korea and Taiwan came from private businessmen and an anticommunist organization with close ties to those Three congressional committees are examining whether National Security Council officials violated a yearold ban against directly or indirectly aiding the rebels But officials interviewed by The Associated Press maintained that the White House role in establishing the aid network had ended by when that ban was enacteot Ust Congress voted million in nonlethal aid to the rebeU but maintained the ban on lethal National Security Adviser McFarlane has denied his staff violated the but has ignored a congressional request for on NSC contacts with the As for White House actions prior td October McFarlane said We1 did not solicit funds or other support for military or paramilitary ac tivities either from Americans or third Several sources said McFarlanes statement is technically correct because private Americans and third parties in allied countries volun teered help in supplying the Tax writers take aim at3martini lunch Bakers World HvraldZeitung IBauarian Billage Restaurant and Sier garden NEW Businessmans Buffet Good Home Cooking 11 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