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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 10, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Textile fight showdown set J New Texas October WASHINGTON AP Efforts to the calendar for 4id id i Briefly f JLJliUl W3 HJ force sharp cutbacks in textile Im sidetracked 24 hours as a courtesy to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan are back on course heading to a showdown on the House The thing you Want to do is get it on the floor while its hot and its hot now and get it Butler said Wed nesday after abrupt postponement of House action on the House Speaker Thomas ordered the delay as a gesture toward a staunch free trade advocate who had said in remarks to a joint meeting of Congress earlier in the day that protectionist measures could be ruinous to a The Asian leaders lobbying suc cess proved short when ONeill placed the textile bill on 1 did this out of respect for the Visiting head of government who addressed both houses of Congress ONeill said in a I do not think it is the right thing to have this vote on the same day that the prime minister spoke to The unusual intrusion of diplomatic courtesies into House floor action bought 24 hours for both sides to play whatever cards they still hold in an intense contest for votes that has drawn swarms of lobbyists and a Reagan ad ministration veto The House version of the measure would force drastic rollbacks averaging perhaps 35 percent in imports of fabrics and wearing ap parel from 12 including as well as lesser cuts in shipments from other textile coun It would exempt Canada and the European Economic The administration has denounced the bill as being guaranteed to bring retaliation against exports and thus cause more layoffs and worsen the projected billion trade It also says the bill would raise consumer prices and violate 38 international The textile and apparel along with two major labor are pushing for the measure as a means of protecting They say import competition has caused layoffs since Textile forces said they protested ONeills but to no He felt it would be an insult to the prime minister to bring it up just before he got out of Derrick I told the speaker I dont have any Singapore people who vote for Im not concerned about their Im concerned about South Skeleton may be man missing since 1970 HUNTSVILLE AP A skull and 10 teeth found in Sam Houston National Forest may be the remains of a Spring Valley businessman who disappeared 15 years a Walker County sheriffs deputy Investigators said Wednesday the remains may be from two Medical examiners said it may take a few weeks before the remains are The spot where the discovery was made Sunday was about 300 yards from where Charles Wittys abandoned station wagon was found on sheriffs detective Rick Berger A squirrel hunter found the skeletal parts in an isolated area of the forest near the Montgomery County Berger The remains were sent to the Harris County medical examiner in Houston for an authorities said Wittys Virginia said it would be a relief after all these years to find out what hap Witty said if the skeletal parts were found in a it will con firm what we have known all that he did not die by natural But Berger could not say if the remains found Sunday and on three subsequent searches had been buried since some were scarely covered by The remains were found scat tered over a 50yard he a semiretired sea captain who had become a mouth spray has been con sidered missing since when he failed to return home from a business authorities Berger thinks the remains will be identified as Wittys even though experts say it is rare for such evidence to be found after such a long period of He said the proximity of the remains to where the station wagon was found has convinced him the remains are Pants and shoes found among the remains might also might help in the he When Witty was first sheriffs investigators doubted foul play was The station wagon was full of gas and found parked at the end of a logging trail in far southwest Walker But a former shipmate of the late concluded his friend met foul play since various including a large brown sales case and a were never But officials Wednesday found a gun similar to the one owned by Witty about three feet from where the skeletal parts were The weapon is being sent to Department of Public Safety officials in Austin to determine a serial number iden tification and to determine how many bullets were Walker County Sheriff White An investigation Witty and McGee initiated uncovered witnesses in Montgomery County who said Witty was seen with a man in his car the day he Government rushes aid to survivors Puerto Rico AP The Puerto Rican government rushed emergency money to survivors of this weeks flooding and and rescue workers pulled more bodies from the Officials said as many as 500 people may have Civil Defense Chief Heriberto Acevedo reported Wednesday that a total of 74 bodies had been recovered or located in the debris on the Commonwealth Ponces deputy Angel Emeterio said there may be 500 more bodies beneath mud in the nearby hillside shantytown of the hardest hit com Other local officials estimates ranged from 100 to The New York Times reported today that health officials feared a health threat because of the unrecovered bodies at where heavy rains triggered a mudslide that buried hundreds of homes and some inhabitants on The newspaper said officials had asked that the area be sealed with rock and earth as a mass It is one of the most difficult and delicate decisions that the Puerto Rican government has ever had to it quoted Ponce Mayor Jose Dapena as But it is a decision that has to be made quickly due to the threat to the rest of the Edgardo the southern regions district attorney in charge of identifying said 70 bodies had been sent to the morgue at the medical center in including victims from Santa Isabela and other flooded Governor Rafael Hernandez Colon held an emergency meeting Wed nesday night and ordered the distribution of million in checks to families left homeless or with serious damage to their The money was part of a million emergency fund approved by the islands The governor appealed to President Reagan to declare 40 of the islands 78 most of them on the southern a disaster The American Red Cross operation headquarters in said it has sent a 15member ad ministrative team composed of experts in damage mass health family services and other Approximately people are staying at 33 Red Cross The governors advisers estimated people are without water and The National Guard earlier estimated damage to agricultural public highways and bridges will exceed This is a tragedy for all of Puerto not just for Ponce and the af fected Hernandez Colon told mourners Wednesday at a mass funeral and burial for 23 of the vic many of them brought to Ponce from several sites including About sobbing and wailing relatives and neighbors jammed the basketball court of the city coliseum for the Thousands more lined the streets or watched from balconies as the coffins were carried from the coliseum to the municipal Commander Eliezer who directed police operations at the Santa Isabel 20 miles east of Ponce on the main highway to San said at least 19 in cluding four died when their vehicles plunged into the Paso Seco The Professionals In Commercial And Residential Roofing All Over Central Texas For Nearly 40 Years CAU 2796151 MSftvUlN ATTENTION WE ORDERED Too Many School Sewing Machines SINGERS Educational Department anticipated sales to schools would be Due to economic these sales were UNCLAIMED These HEAVYDUTY school machines must be sold Schools DEMAND THE BEST These machines will SEW ALL FABRICS STRETCH EVEN SEW ON LEATHER All machines Singers With the NEW 1985 Singer Model 7174 sew ing set the dial and see any size but invisible blind sews on but tons and top sews NO MORE need for old fashioned cams or ALL THIS AND YOUR PRICE WITH THIS AO ONLY Q Q Sponsored By The Singer Store HOLIDAY INN New Braunfels 2 DAYS ONLY Friday Saturday 11th 9 7 AFPROVIP DEALER TI c A Trodemork of The Singer Compony San Texas 78238 I Mother convicted in daughters death AP A woman con victed of Involuntary man slaughter in the starvation death of her 3monttHld daughter could receive up to 10 years in prison in the punishment phase of her trial Mary Jane Laverne Collins was convicted Wednesday on the lesser charge after two hours of deliberation by an Upshur county Texas She testified she found several serious problems at the Texas City nursing home and was able to address only the tip of the Action keeps government afloat uvmwii wj Ull VjJiMIUl LUUlILJr Collins originally had been charged with The childs Rodney Robert was convicted in August in the babys death and was given life in Collins was accused of failing to provide suf ficient food and medical care for Teresa Lynn who Gilmer police found dead 26 in a playpen at the familys 19 arrested in heroin raid LAREDO AP Federal officials say they have arrested 19 seized 5 pounds of heroin worth an estimated on the streets and hope to have ended a familyrun narcotics Arturo of Nuevo and Miguel Elias of Laredo were arrested at separate motels on Monday with 2 pounds of the drug in each said Cecil Hester of the Drug En forcement Hester said Gaytans also was arrested and that the DBA is asking that another Victoriano who is serving time for another heroin be brought to Laredo to face these Hester said Wednesday that 19 people had been arrested since Monday and that authorities were looking for 22 including another Gaytan Consultant Home was cooperative SAN ANTONIO AP Autumn Hills nursing home officials were cooperative and concerned about correcting deficiencies found in their facility by the state health a nursing consultant has testfied in a nursing home murder Pauline who was nursing director at another nursing home in testified Autumn Hills asked her to do five days of consulting work in November of that Kaper said she was asked to help correct problems pointed out by state health department Nation WASHINGTON AP The Senate has approved a plan to eliminate the governments annual deficits by but the Treasury is back on the brink of insolvency because Congress cant agree on expanding borrowing authority to cover this years The lawmakers on Wednesday appeared to be speeding toward at least a temporary resolution of the governments financial The major hurdle for nearly a the deficitcutting was passed by a 7524 vote in the Senate Majority Leader Robert predicted the amendment victory would be followed by quick approval of an interim hike in the national debt to let the government meet its obligations until Congress takes final action on the longterm debt But Dole couldnt get his colleagues to go The Senate instead ratified an emergency billion borrowing that the anticipating congressional approval of a shortterm had already made The House refused to even consider the billion The government has used up its cash reserves and its current borrowing limit of The Reagan administration has asked for a hike in the debt limit to trillion to cover another year of billionplus Doctor licensing may pose risks WASHINGTON AP An internal Veterans Ad ministration report concludes the VA may have ex posed its patients and the agency to medical and legal risks by allowing some doctors to practice while their licenses were restricted or otherwise The interim report of the VA inspector generals examination of VA doctor licenses said it found a number of VA physicians have medical licenses that are impaired in some way in one or more The which was released to The Associated Press this week in response to a request under the Freedom of Information did not reveal how many VA doctors have been found to have license Giant 2Day Shirt Sale OUR ENTIRE STOCK SHORT SLEEVE Guayabera All Name Brands First Quality Sizes SMLXL Regulars and Tall Man Shirts Sizes OUR LOSS IS YOUR GAIN PRICE GOOD FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Price SHOP RAY ALLEN MENS 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