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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Texas m New Texas mura Rents skyrocket in quake ravaged Mexico City f A j j aw November Page 3A DALLAS AP thousands of people left homeless by Mexico Citys twin earthquakes are battling tot already scarce pushing rents up as much as 100 percent In some parts of worlds largest Burgeoning inflation coupled with the pesos declining value is ag gravating the housing urban real estate agents and tenants told The Dallas Morning In many rents for housing have at least said Martha an urban planner with El Colegio de a Mexico City based think the 19 and 20 quakes destroyed of damaged an estimated structures and caused approx imately billion in damage In the Mexican the Morning News said In a story published Officials said about housing mostly rental were destroyed and hundreds of office buildings collapsed or ir reparably the effect this loss has had on the rental market Is said Housing was expen sive and this has made it Romanian says defection based on religious reasons HOUSTON AP A Romanian seaman who walked off his ship as it was docked in the Port of Houston said one of the reasons he decided to defect was because of religious Paul said he wanted to leave Romania so he could practice his Romanian Orthodox Church faith and not do voluntary work for the communist Firica asked Immigration and Naturalization Service officials Wednesday for political Paul INS district director in confirmed that a Roma nian seaman had left his ship and ap plied for But ONeill and a State Department spokeswoman said federal authorities usually dont reveal defectors for fear their relatives will face the seaman said in an interview with the Houston Post that he had dreamed for years of defecting to the United He said he had waited until his which includes a wife and two ages 17 and were able to live without his sup With the help of theyll he said with teary Firica walked off the Romanian vessel Zalau tuesday the loaded with cattle left for Romania Wednesday Firica said he had heard during his voyage which included a stop in Cuba of Miroslav the 25 yearold Soviet seaman who tried to defect in Louisiana last only to be returned to his He was worried about said interpreter Bego Memet of himself a Romanian He thought they were going to send him back on the If he would have been the only alternative would have been Memet said he was visiting a friend at the Harris County Jail in downtown Houston Tuesday night when he heard someone speaking Firica had gone not knowing where to apply for asylum and unable to speak more than a few English He wants to live in this country and to work and to be free and be an honest citizen for the rest of his Memet Hes one of us Waite says contact made with kidnappers BEIRUt AP the archibishop of Canterburys special envoy said today he has made contact with kid nappers holding missing Americans and that his efforts to free the hostages have reached a critical and dangerous the Terry told an impromptu news conference in the lobby of the Commodore Hotel in west Progress is being made and were moving He declined to say how he made contact with the kidnappers or give other Waite flew from London on Horoscope By Stella Wilder NOVEMBER 14 Born you possess a even fiery temperament camouflaged beneath a even manner that inspires confidence and trust in those around let another intrude in your private affairs or otherwise provoke an unrestrained outburst and you dispense with the im age and reveal what lies beneath quite freely and You can be a for midable adversary but you can be an even better friend and confidant to one who wins your trust and You are often driven by a strong sense of duty and If you think it is your obligation to do some there is very little anyone can do to dissuade you from you often feel obligated to serve oth ers before and you some times have to go Also born on this data ara Aaron composer Brian to see what is in store for you to find your birthday and read the corresponding Let your birthday star be your daily NOVEMBER 15 SCORPIO 21 Do nate time and energy to a worthy cause Your efforts will be greatly appreciated and profit may SAGGItARIUS 21 You should be afforded a rewarding experience if you act on a friends ad vice Express your CAPRICORN 19 You need time alone take or Wednesday and was driven by armed militiamen to a west Beirut He left three hours later and was driven to an undisclosed destination in the Moslem sector of the Lebanese a 46yearold walk ed today into the base for foreign journalists In He declined to say where he was His surprise appearance apparent ly came after he spotted reporters and photographers near where he was staying and feared they would jeopardize his relationships may suffer from unnec essary AQUARIUS 18 An energetic day that requires focus if it is to be Make a schedule and stick to it PISCES 19March 20 You may be ambivalent about new oppor trust your instincts do not Family member offers ARIES March 21April 19 You may be asked to assume responsibility even enter the Possi bilities tAURUS April 20May 20 though you may feel busy do not neglect loved ones who de sire your Be sure to touch GEMINI May 21June 20 Get present financial affairs in order be fore exploring new investment oppor making final CANCER June 21July 22 You may feel overwhelmed today by the unknown in personal Focus on yourself what you want what you LEO July 22 Anothers viewpoint may seem even completely unreasonable but you will profit from listening VIRGO 22 Health matters occupy your mind Do not waste energy worrying make use of resources to learn the LIBRA 22 Ap pointments may require rescheduling today to accommodate unexpected ob Do not resist Announce your garage sale in the Herald Classifieds for best results In the annual inflation rate was expected to be 60 percent to 65 substantially above the governments target of 35 of ficials the trading at about 380 to the dollar just after the went as high as 500 to the dollar last the Mario Macias engineering for wasnt prepared for the time It took to find new office space or the cost of the new It took three weeks to find another and we are paying 100 percent more in said Noemi a firm President Miguel de la Madrid said after the quakes that the government would strfctiy enforce existing laws on rent increases to protect tenants But the Federal Consumer Protec tion Agency has received scores of complaints daily that landlords are trying to raise rents beyond legal Raul an agency said Mexican law pro hibits rental charges in dollars and annual housing rent increases over 85 percent of the yearly increase in the minimum But daily advertisements in Mex ico City newspapers quote dollar prices for And residents pay higher and higher percentages of their salaries for An advertisement appeared recently for a twobedroom apart ment in the fashionable Polanco neighborhood and a price of was quoted in a telephone the who would not give the Morning News her said payment would only be accepted in Another Polanco apartment which rented for pesos in August was being offered for pesos last the law is the law of supply and demand in the jungle of said Sergio an urban plan ner with El Colegio de Doris a real estate said she has been inundated with re quests for houses to rent since the Weve received a tremendous amount of said there was a hysteria the first 193 San Antonio 6252352 Friday Saturday Only Ladies Sportswear By D and Personal DIVISION OF LESLIE FAY New Arrivals Any Original prices to s Mens Suedefront Sweater Jackets Original Price O Special group of Sweater Jackets from Antinori and Repage available in an assortment of Fall Sizes V All Mens Sport coats In Stock V WlLVP VII WWVJF 100 poly wool 100 New Arrivals Added 99 Original Prices to 200 Special Holiday Savings 100 Polyester Luxury Lace Tablecloths by Lorraine Linens 819 Original price to 72x108 Imported Chinese Embroidered Tablecloths Original 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