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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 4, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                2 ft Thursday January World News In Brief Detentions Harm Peace Prbcess SARAJEVO BosniaHerzegovina AP The detention of 16 civilians by Bosnian Serbs is the latest prob lem to stymie the peace process Since NATOs peace implementa tion force had no way of preventing the disappearance of the 16 from Saraje vos suburbs the question now is what it can do to win their release and Serb guarantees they wont do it again The continued detention marred a visit Wednesday by Defense Sec retary William Perry and dented NATOs optimism about compliance with the peace accord by all the rival parties the Bosnian government the Serb rebels Croats Reacting to government complaints they had done nothing to free the detainees NATO officials spoke of a law enforcement problem But Carl Bildt the top civilian administrator of the peace process said a future inter national police force would monitor not enforce the peace accord What the government described as abductions has the potential to become a major stumbling block in the peace process Princess Diana Agrees To Divorce LONDON AP Princess Diana has told advisers her marriage to Prince Charles is reluctantly but irretrievably broken and that she will now agree to a divorce according to a newspaper report today The Daily Express said shes told advisers that shell be talking to her lawyers early next week and quoted one unidentified close source as saying You can expect moves toward a divorce to begin in earnest after Dianas Her lawyer Lord Mishcon is due back at his London office on Monday aftera Christmas and New Year holi day break The paper said he and his colleague Anthony Julius are expected to meet with the 34yearold Diana Charles 47 and Diana separated in 1992 after 11 years of marriage and the birth of sons Prince William now Obituaries 13 and Prince Harry II Charles mother Queen Elizabeth II wrote to Charles and Diana last month urging them to divorce soon Charles who is on a skiing holiday at the Swiss resort of Klosters with William Harry and a group of friends immediately agreed But Diana has made no reported reply to the queen Scientists Discover Appetite Suppressor NEW YORK AP In a new lead for developing a pill to help people control their weight scientists reported today that they have identified a pow erful appetite suppressor in the brain The substance made rats cut back on feeding by up to 95 percent and should have a similar effect on humans researcher Dr Stephen Bloom said Scientists might need only two years or so to develop a pill for human test ing as a way to fight obesity said Bloom professor of endocrinology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London and a researcher at Lon dons Hammersmith Hospital The substance is called glucagon like peptideI or GLPI Scientists had known it did something in the brains of mammals but didnt know what The new work suggests it is a key part of the brains regulation of food intake Murderer Cops Plea In Beating Death Of 16 Year Old PHILADELPHIA AP Six young men charged with murder sat whispering and glancing around the courtroom Where was the guy who led them to attack now that they faced life in prison Keith Convey was bargaining with prosecutors Just before jury selection began Wednesday he pleaded guilty to thirddegree murder and conspiracy in the beating death of a boy he had nev er met before 16yearold Eddie Polec Convey also agreed to testify against his buddies The sudden aboutface was a jolt to the defendants who contend as Convey had until now that Polec had died in a boyish rumble gone wrong But prosecutor Joseph Casey read a statement in which Convey the grandson of a retired Philadelphia police officer implicated himself and others in the beating death with a base ball bat of Edward Convey 18 admitted striking the first blow with a taped Louisville slug ger that felled Polec Casey said He also landed the first blow in the trial of his friends who are charged with firstdegree murder and related offenses in Polecs November 1994 beating on the steps of a Philadelphia church Polec who had been an altar boy at the church died the next day Material Girl Becomes A Material Witness LOS ANGELES AP Madonna testified that she is tormented by night mares of the man accused of stalking her and felt sick to her stomach being in court with him I feel incredibly disturbed that the man who threatened my life is sitting across fromme and he has somehow made his fantasies come true Im sit ting in front of him and thats what he she said The pop star testified after being threatened with a million arrest war rant if she didnt appear Known for her flamboyant costumes she appeared tired and nervous in court wearing a black knit suit Testimony which began Wednes day resumes today Prosecutors say Robert Dewey Hoskins 38 twice invaded Madon nas Hollywood Hills home once in April and again in May when he was shot by one of her guards Madonna wasnt home during either incident Hoskins faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of stalking making terrorist threats and assault Hillary Responsible For Travel Office Filings WASHINGTON AP Contra dicting the previous portrayal of Hillary Rodham Clintons role a presidential aides memo says the first lady Was the unseen hand triggering the White House travel office firings after she conferred with Hollywood producer Harry Thomasbn The 1993 draft memo by David Watldns surfaced Wednesday night from White House files nearly three years after the travel office flap and eight months after the House Govern ment Reform and Oversight Commit tee began demanding that the Clinton administration turn over files on the controversy The memo by Watkins then White House director of administration states that White House officials were under intense pressure from Mrs Clinton to dismiss all seven travel office employ ees and replace them with a Little Rock travel agency Thomason coowned an aviation consulting com pany that could have benefited from a new travel office operation IRS Giving Better Answers WASHINGTON AP It used to be that if you the Internal Rev enue Service for tax advice you had a good chance of getting a wrong answer Now the answers are more accu rate but the odds are worse than nine in 10 youll get a busy signal or be put on hold until you hang up according to congressional investigators The General Accounting Office in a report issued as the IRS prepared for a new taxfiling said the answer rate on tollfree assistance lines fell to 8 percent in 1995 from 21 percent a year earlier The GAO Congress investigative arm counted calls as going unanswered if callers received a busy signal or were put on hold for longer than seven min utes As recently as 1989 the GAO said 58 percent of calls got through but only 63 percent of the IRS answers were accurate Last year the accuracy rate was 91 percent up from 89 percent in 1994 Linda Ella Niemeyer Linda Ella Niemeyer of New Braunfels passed away Wednesday Jan 3 1996at the age of 86 Mrs Niemeyer was born in New LJIm Texas to August Becker and Johanna Lingnau Becker In 1928 she married Louis Niemeyer They lived in New Braunfels over 67 years Survivors include her husband Louis Niemeyer sister Estella Beck er Becker brother George Becker and wife Ora sisterinlaw Edna Becker all of New Braunfels and numerous nieces and nephews Funeral services will be Friday Jan 5 1996 at 10 at St Paul Luther an Church with interment following at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Visitation began Wednesday and con tinues until am Friday The fam ily will be present Thursday from 6 to 7 Memorials may be made to St Paul Lutheran Church New Braun fels or to Eden Home New Braunfels Sarah Medford Morton Sarah Medford Horton resident of Corpus Christi since Aug 1967 passed away at the age of 58 She was born Oct in Texarkana to Herbert and Gladys Medford and was raised and educated in Avery Texas Sarah graduated in 1959 from Texas Womens University in Denton Texas She married Richard O Horton in 1957 Sarah taught school and swimming lessons for many years She loved teaching young children Sarah was currently employed with KZTVChannel 10 for the past 8 years as an advertising agent Sarah was a loving caring and giving wife mother and friend to many Survivors include her husband Richard O Horton of Corpus Christi one daughter Cindy Mae Horton Hill of New Braunfels one son Richard Medford Horton of Beeville Texas three grandchildren Nicholas Stephen and Stephanie of New Braunfels many aunts and uncles Graveside services were held Tues day Dec 26 in Avery Texas under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to the American Lung Association 3520 Executive Austin TX 78711 or to the charity of the givers choice CageMills Funeral Directors Corpus Christi More Local News Than Any Other Source The Friday Nov 3 HeraldZeitung contained 47 stories and 155 local residents had their name in the paper that day Fortyfour local residents had their picture in the paper that day How long would you have to listen to the radio to get that much local news Were Meeting The Mens Garden Club will meet at Jan 4 at the County Exten sion office following the spring gar dening short course which starts at 6 jPm J Members of Hermann Sons Albert Kypfer Lodge are reminded of the meeting Friday Jan 5 The New Braunfels Polio vlvors Support Group will have its next meeting at 10 Saturday Jan 6 at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center Interested polio survivors rel atives and friends are invited to attend For information call Debbie at 606 5556 Rena at 6204473 or Raymond at 6251363 New Braunfels Hermann Sons Lodge will meet Jan 7 at 3 Meat will be furnished Members bring covered dish v Hfauiifels Lioness meets at Ryans Steakhouse Monday Jan 8 at 11 Guest speaker Joyce Billingsley will present a book review The past presidents of the Eagles Auxiliary will meet Monday Jan 8 at Ryans Family Steakhouse at 6 The Captain Jarnes Jack Chapter Daughters pf the American Revolu tion will meet at on the second floor of the Educa tion Center Building 430 W Mill St Behind HEB COLOR PEN Saturday 7 No Tap No Average Needed Per Person 1202 Huisache 6256265 TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE SAVINGS BONDS II It GREAT AMERICAN INVtSIMtNl w i New Year till no service fee on Airline Tickets 133 Landa Street purchase of Equal Size or Larger Biggest and Tastiest in Town Live Music Thurs Dan McCoy Sat Painted Pony Tue Painted Pony Frozen Daily NEW YEAR NEW MENU Call 6293311 For Pickup Window C 1 I IM i WALNUT 6 62964OO IH 35 and Walnut Ave ROBIN WILLIAMS frlTua I ITS A UNCLE IN HERE tJtS F5 MO WatfTAur I SUDDEN DEATH i wow ACROSS 1 Firm up ones muscles 5 Knife handles 10 Decorative trim 14 Indication 15 Nebraska city 16 Run go wild 17 Silent performer 18 The Old Bucket 19 Discourteous 20 Jazz dances 22 Made lovable 24 Story of the Trojan War 26 Purpose 27 Sweet 30 N African city 34 Unrefined metals 35 Boulevard 37 Skater Sonja 38 Split 39 Road surface 41 specialty 42 Drenches 44 Adhesive 45 Sugar source 46 Signs up 48 In the direction of 50 Morning moisture 51 Fall bloomer 52 Boundary 56 Overseas 60 Verdi opera 61 Faun 63 Really Want to Do 64 Stair 65 Group of three 66 Valley 67 Thomas Hardy heroine 68 Gushes 69 Facilitate DOWN 1 Male turkeys 2 Leave out 3 Captain of the Nautilus 4 Adversaries 5 Indiana residents 6 Physicians org 7 Pretended 8 And 9 Summer shoe 10 Town of the Old West 11 divider 12 Secret writing 13 out made do with 21 Practice a trade 23 Pieces of pirates treasure 25 Votes to accept 27 Mustang PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED SALE CLEARANCE 1296 1996 United Feature Syndicate 28 Hunter constellation 29 Katmandus land 30 Makes fit 31 Register 32 Annoyed 33 Cults 36 Triumphant exclamation 39 Valuable item 40 Aerobic togs 43 Snatches illegally 45 Volley 47 and turns 49 Spiders creation 51 Bandleader Shaw 52 Quick 53 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