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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 17, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                State and National News f r Bush says hes ready to go to work AUSTIN AP Republican gov ernors of Texas since Reconstruction have been as rare as well Republican governors of Texas since Reconstruc tion George W Bush whose swearingin was scheduled today becomes only the second Republican governor of the state Bill Clements was elected in 1978 and 1986 I cant wait to serve you for the next four Bush said during a round of preinauguration activities I am fully prepared to be your gover nor And I cant wait to do so It is a huge Appearing at a Republican Party fundraising luncheon Monday with former GOP Gov Bill Clements Bush got a preview of what awaits him If you cant be president the next best thing is governor of this great said Clements 77 who was elected in 1978 and 1986 I cant wait to serve you for the next four years I am fully pre pared to be your governor And I cant wait to do George W Bush Bush and Lt Gov Bob Bullock a Democrat reelected last November were scheduled to be sworn in at noon in ceremonies on the front steps of the Capitol Outgoing Democratic Gov Ann Richards is traveling in California and wont attend her office said Bush praised her for being extremely help ful during the twomonth transition period With one eye on final preparations and one on the weather Bush made a whirlwind tour of Austin on Monday He appeared at receptions spoke to the GOP luncheon met with the news media and attended an evening musical gala His father former president George Bush attended the evening concert and was scheduled to attend the swearingin and parade today Offering a preview of his inaugural address and plans for his fouryear term Bush said he expects a good reception from the Democraticcc trolled Legislature to his calls reforming welfare education juvenl justice and the states system of civ lawsuits Its a result of having won an elel tion by votes particularly orj in which I stressed issues and philoscj phy So long as I stick to philosophy Ive got an excellent of ing substantive he said Retarded San Antonio man executed HUNTSVILLE Texas AP A mentally retarded man was executed early today for raping and killing a 14 yearold niece during a rampage in San Antonio that also claimed the life of his estranged teenage wife Mario Marquez 36 in a final state ment just before receiving lethal injec tion acknowledged the killings 11 years ago asked for forgiveness and said he understood he was paying with his life I am sorry for all of the burden I caused my he said I hold no ill will against the prosecutor and those that brought me here tonight I forgive all of The lethal drugs began flowing into the veins of his arms at ajn CST Eight minutes later he was pro nounced dead making him the second condemned killer to die in Texas this year and the 87th since the state resumed carrying out capital punish ment The figure is the nations highest About 100 people gathered outside the prison in downtown Huntsville a crowd significantly larger than pre vious recent executions About two dozen death penalty opponents car rying signs and candles were out numbered by students from nearby Sam Houston State University many of whom said they favored capital punishment and were drawn to the scene by a muchpublicized live tele vision broadcast from the prison by the ABC Nightline program A smattering of applause broke out from the crowd as witnesses emerged from the prison following the execu tion Attorneys had argued that Mar quez a sixthgrade dropout with an IQ of about 65 should not have been put to death because of his dimin ished mental ability which they termed was that of a 5or 6yearold child Prosecutors argued however that Marquez knew right from wrong He raped and killed two teenage said Ed Shaughnessy an assis tant Bexar County district attorney who took the case through the appeals courts I dont think you need much rnore than that Hes a continuing menace to organized peaceful soci Clinton promises help to California flood victims Texas Briefs Police Track Down Suspects in Slaying Of Officer SAN ANTONIO AP Police who went on a latenight chase through Bandera County brought two people back to San Antonio early today reportedly to question one of them about the weekend slaying of an offi cer Although officers refused comment early this morning police told the San Antonio ExpressNews they wanted to talk about the patrolmans death with one of the people taken into cus tody around 11 Monday We are not releasing any informa tion at this Det Louis Martinez said around 3 Martinez refused to say whether any charges had been filed and hewould not elaborate on any details Sources told the ExpressNews for todays editions that one man was under surveillance by undercover offi cers in Bexar County He was wanted for questioning in the death of patrolman Fabian Dale Dominguez 29 who police said was killed about 5 Sunday as he return ing home from work in his own car Two Round Rock High School Graduates Arrested In Slaying of Friend AUSTIN AP Two Round Rock High School graduates murdered muti lated and attempted to bum the body of a former classmate over money and property Travis County authorities say Stephanie Lynn Martin and her boyfriend William Michael Busenburg both 22 were being held early today in the Travis County Jail in connection with the shooting death of Christopher Michael Hatton officials said They were to be charged today with murder in the death of Hatton also 22 Ms Martin and Busenburg face charges of theft auto theft abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence said Travis County Sheriff Terry Keel Hattons body was found last Wednesday in a picnic area at Pace Bend Park He died of a shotgun blast to the head and his hands had been severed with a hacksawand his body burned in attempt to hide his identity he said They were taking every step possi ble to make it difficult to identify Keel said They came Professor Slain in Cambodia Remembered as Dedicated Teacher AUSTIN AP As a professor at the University of Texas Susan Hadden wanted everyone to catch the excite ment of As a girl she dreamed of traveling to Cambodia to see the ancient temples She finally made it to Cambodia only to be killed Sunday when gun men opened fire on a van full of GIFT BOOKS WALNUT 6 62964OO IH 35 and Walnut Avc tourists at the countrys most popular attraction the Angkor Wat temple complex The groups Cambodian guide was also killed and Mrs Haddens hus band James Hadden was seriously wounded He was taken to a hospital in Singapore Mrs Hadden 49 taught for 15 years at the universitys Lyndon Baines John son School of Public Affairs in Austin Specializing in better ways to inform the public on how to reduce risks to human health and the environment she wrote two books and more than 60 articles She was one of the most committed and dedicated professors that you good working relationship with students She wanted everyone to catch the excitement of SANTA MONICA Calif AP Nobody claims they can fool Mother Nature but President Clinton wants California voters to believe he at least makes it easier to cope with her In a oneday visit loaded with polit ical implications Clinton today was touting his administrations goodwill effort after last years earthquake and promising even more help for this years flood victims With 54 electoral votes at stake in the 1996 presidential election the White House cannot afford to look laggard in responding to Californias natural disasters fires floods mud slides or earthquakes You could bill yourselves as a full service disaster Clinton joked Monday night arriving in southcentral Los Angeles to commemorate Martin Luther Kings birthday Today is the first anniversary of the Northridge earthquake which killed 61 people injured at least and caused billion in property dam age buckling highways and crumbling homes It was the most expensive nat ural disaster in history The White House said nearly billion was made available in recovery efforts with direct aid going to more than people Clinton was visiting California State University at Northridge today to talk to quake survivors tour rebuilding pro jects and address the community Afterward he was expected to visit flood rescuers at a local fire station He was then traveling to Roseville to walk a floodstricken street and talk to local residents Storms battering California for almost two weeks created floods and mud slides that killed at least 11 people and caused an estimated million in damage Eager to show his sympathy Clinton produced special radio and television StofaS INTERNAL MEDICINE Patients Welcome Medicare Assignment Accepted Referral Accessary Office Hours MonFri Sara5pm m 264 West Mil St 210 6292040 New Braunfels TX Bowling Its the thing to do Only a game this ad Comal Bowl 6256263 expires 3195 JfjtNDS FBI TUE WED THUH O SATSUNMON i Ill I WOO 430700930 FRI TUE WED THUR 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12 and was to provide anoth er million today Applauding the resiliency of Cali fomians Clinton told the crowd Mon day You keep coming back Aides shrug off suggestions that Clintons disaster response was politi cally motivated But they said it was important to get the federal govern ment involved quickly and visibly oth erwise voters blame the president I think Americans have the right to expect the government to act swift ly I dont think theres anything polit ical about press secretary Mike McCurry said Clinton who won California in the 1992 election and has always found political solace here has watched his political fortunes sag in recent months The most recent Los Angeles Times poll showed him with a 50 percent approval rating in the state higher than his national average But that was ir October and the political landscap has changed drastically since then Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Brown lost to Wilson in November despite Clintons efforts in her campaign California Democrats lost three seats in the House in the midterm elections and the Republi can landslide meant a loss of power J for California Democrats who had been running powerful congressional mittees Aides cite Clintons immigration effort the quick response to the earth quake and the administrations plan to cushion defense cuts as reasons the I president should hold California in 1996 Clinton arrived in California after stopping in Denver for another King birthday commemoration After the King event in California he headed to a reception with supporters including singer Barbra Streisand ames Practice ol Family Medicine 11 years experience Accepting New Patients Participating provider lor Par Plan McKenna Hesllh Plan and Medicare Staff Privileges al McKenna Hospital Phone 6200956 457 Landa New Braunfels Tx J TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Disburse money 6 Desert nomad 10 Knocks 14 Ghostly 15 Tonight Show host 16 Eves spouse 17 Babiesbeds 18 Whirlpool 19 Pueblo Indian 20 Solar storms 22 One 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