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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 12, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZettuna n Wednesday March 011A World National Briefs Leadership New Braunfels MM vMt UNITED NATIONS AP Palestinians took their case against Israeli settlement in east Jerusalem to the General Assembly today asking it to speak out against a planned Jewish neighborhood in the predominantly Arab quarter The move came despite Israeli warnings that any attempt to bring international pressure would only harm Middle East peacemaking Arab ambassadors to the United Nations asked for the General Assembly debate scheduled for this morning after the United States vetoed a Europeansponsored resolution in the Security Council criticizing Israel for the planned Har Homa project Ambassador Bill Richardson cast Fridays veto only Americas third in the council since the end of the Cold War because Washington prefers to keep Arab Israeli issues out of the United Nations Palestinians see Jewish construction in east Jerusalem as a threat to their hope to make the district the capital of a Palestinian state a hope which Israel insists will never be realized Chubais back Into told MOSCOW AP Barely a year ago President Boris Yeltsin tossed Anatoly Chubais out of the government and millions of Russians said good riddance to the man many blamed for the countrys economic misery But now Yeltsin has again tapped the young ambitious Chubais to help form a new government and carry out reforms meant to boost Russias sagging economy Chubais 41 will hold the post of first deputy prime minister as part of a Cabinet overhaul Yeltsin ordered Tuesday But his actual power is likely to go beyond his title Its widely assumed he will have a say in choosing the new government to replace the one Yeltsin to pjajr role in government economic policy The redhaired Chubais the only Cabinet member besides Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin to have his job guaranteed by Yeltsin in the overhaul remains a figure of controversy Many Russians remember him as the man who sold off state enterprises to a few wellplaced insiders while most everyone else struggled to make ends meet But he has strong support among some businessmen as well as Western governments and bankers who consider him a tough skilled manager whos willing to push ahead with economic reforms even if they are unpopular Floods contlnuo to wroak havoc In Mldwost EQUALITY 111 AP The Ohio River swamped Reginald McCaughans home and was now threatening to flip him his companions and His belbngings out of a boat into 15 feet of brown water He would have lost several hundred dollars wtirth of appliances had the boat tipped but it was a photograph of his sister that he scrambled to save Wouldnt want to lose McCaughan 50 said Tuesday breathing hard as he moved his familys belongings boatload by boatload Insjde their home his wife Beulah cried and hugged her daughter Regina as they cleaned out a refrigerator with a foot of water lapping at its door Predictions called for another 2 feet by Friday The McCaughans were among about 50 families struggling against the stillrising river at Equality one of many small towns unprotected by levees and threatened with serious flooding in far southern Illinois In the second week of its rampage the rising Ohio is causing flooding many miles from its banks backing up tributaries that are spilling into lowlying farmland and rural communities up and down the IllinoisKentucky state line Once the high water reaches the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers flooding is expected from Illinois to Louisiana according to Bob Stucky a hydrologist with the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center in New Orleans Mtagailno posts Me Vokjh confession on Intomot DENVER AP Timothy McVeigh told his lawyers the force of a bomb he set off in Oklahoma City in 1995 pushed him against the wall of a nearby building as he made his escape Playboy magazine reported McVeigh also said he encountered a mail carrier who looked at him and said Man for a second I thought that was us who blew the magazine reported in a story posted the magazine said v Playboy said the story was based on lawfully obtained documents prepared for the defense and obtained by the magazine last spring Playboy did not explain the delay in reporting on the documents The story is the second in the last two weeks that says McVeigh confessed to his lawyers The Dallas Morning News reported on its Web site Feb 28 that McVeigh told his defense team he attacked during the day to ensure a body Prosecutors declined comment In a statement released Tuesday night McVeighs lawyers said These escalating reports of alleged statements by Mr McVeigh are corrupting the heart of the jury system The American ideals of justice are being held hostage to Stephen Jones who represents New Braunfels ME Minor Emergency Hours MondayFriday to Saturday to 6093413 226 N Union Attention Lifelong New Braunfels Residents Graduate student in search of individuals who taught or went to school in New from 194145 for oral interview project Day or Night McVeigh initially claimed The Pallas Morning News story WAS a hoax Four days later however he slid the defense team had faked the statement to persuade someone else Suspected of being involved in the bombing to talk to investigators WMtowator prosscutors oys WASHINGTON AP During the time his old friend Webster Hubbell was under criminal investigation by Whitewater prosecutors President Clinton knew that two longtime political supporters had hired the former associate attorney general the White House acknowledges Whitewater prosecutors are investigating whether Hubbells hiring by Clinton allies in 1994 was part of an effort to keep Hubbell from cooperating with prosecutors in the Whitewater investigation of the president and the first lady The White House said Tuesday the president never asked or suggested that anyone hire Webb But Clinton thinks that at some point he may have heard from Bernard Rapoport or Truman Arnold or both who are old friends of the president that they had hired or intended to hire said White House spokesman Lanny Davis Rapoport an insurance magnate from Waco told reporters last week that he had told people at the White possibly including Clinton that he was hiring Hubbell in 1994 Rapoport made payments to Hubbell he said at the behest of Truman Arnold a Texarkana Texas oilman Rapoport said he understood that Arnold was hiring Hubbell too Hubbell ended up agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors but his memory lapses have frustrated investigators efforts to get to the bottom of Whitewater Dramatic tax ovorhaul still a long way off WASHINGTON AP A dramatic overhaul of the tax code isntiri the cards this year House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Archer says and one reason is Republican disagreements over competing tax plans The first hurdle that we need to get over is unifying the Republican party behind one Archer RTexas said in an interview Tuesday And that means House Majority Leader Dick Armey and I basically are going to have to get together and resolve our differences Thats a major piece thats got to be put in Armey RTexas favors a 17 percent flat tax on all income but Archer advocates a plan that goes much further eliminating the income tax in favor of a consumption tax on goods and services Armey and Sen planned to reintroduce the flat tax proposal today The lack of agreement means Archer will seek to build support for his plan this year with an eye to possibly considering legislation in 1999 I think its going to be very difficult to do that in this he said Lako confirmation f ocusos on flow of socrots WASHINGTON AP Surprisingly for a nominee to head the nations spy service the dominant theme in Anthony Lakes confirmation hearing is why secrets dont flow more freely Senators at Tuesdays opening round hearing wanted to know why Lake and President Clinton failed to learn about an FBI briefing for two National Security Council aides that dealt with alleged attempts by China to influence congressional elections Earlier Lake acknowledged that as Clintons national security adviser he should have informed lawmakers in 1994 about a secret policy change that allowed Iranian arms to flow to Bosnia And Lake who rarely appeared before Congress as Clintons top national security aide and developed a reputation for secretiveness promised repeatedly to keep lawmakers informed of important developments if he is confirmed to headtheCIA If you look back at some recent controversies involving the intelligence community while various mistakes were made too often the core of the problems was overzealous secrecy not sharing enough information among ourselves not sharing enough information with Lake said That is Because of a production problem Archives Anonymous will not appear in todays edition of the HeraldZeitung see the Youll Like It 719 SI New Briunfeli MOTOR COMPANY 9am6pm 6439000 321 Mill Street 254316 FREE JEAflNARI low To Buy Your1 First Home Thursday March 13 Sunshine Room Holiday Inn IH35 FREE Cndit Matyele with PnRegldtratlon out how much house you qualify for out about the 3 down Community Home Buyers Program SEATING LIMITED Call Steve Brown For Reservations 210 9790555 The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Leadership New Braunfels project kicked off in October and monthly sessions will continue through May This Chamber project was designed to identify and bring together men and women of New Braunfels who seek the opportunity to expand their involvement in community affairs and are willing to assume leadership positions Pat Lynch Pat Lynch owns his own business Caring and Sharing He attended Texas Tech University Lynch is married and he and his wife Patti have four children Anthony Katie Till and Michael He enjoys tennis Pit Lynch and golf and belongs to the Knights of Columbus Downtown Rotary and the New Braunfels Tennis Association Bobbie Landrum Bobbie Landrum is a Realtor with Coldwell Banker DAnn Harper She attended the University of California at Berkeley American College of Real Estate and numerous professional schools She and her husband Bob have three children and six grandchildren Landrum enjoys swimming dancing reading and grandmothering She is active on the United Way Board Circle Arts Theatre Young Life Board New Daughters of of Texas First Baptist Church where she sings in the choir and the Greater New David Kopp Bobble Landrum Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Landrum said in the housing business she meets prospective new residents and hopes to learn more about her city in order to help newcomers learn what makes New Braunfels unique David Kopp David Kopp is area engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation He received his BSCE from The University of Texas at Austin He and his wife Michelle have two children Christopher and Sydney Kopp enjoys tennis and working on his property He is a member of the New Braunfels Breakfast Lions Club New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and New Braunfels Tennis Association He said he will benefit most from the Leadership New Braunfels program by enhancing his knowledge of New Braunfels while at the same time enhancing his own leadership skills Alice Hernandez Alice Hernandez is personnel director at the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce She graduated from New Braunfels HighSchool and the Career Point Business School in San Antonio Hernandez and her husband Adam have three children Adam Alison and Amanda She enjoys sewing and reading and is a member of the New Braunfels High School PTA Sts Peter and Paul Church and Carl Schurz PTA Alice Hernandez TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 fytegic formula 6 Tiff 10 Jar 14 Spooky 15 Arm bone 16 Jal 17 Punctuation mark 16 neighbor 19 Quote 20 Flower with jaws 22 In charge of 23 Every 24 Coals 26 Possessing 30 Polynesian food 32 Departs 33 Simple 35 Russian drink 40 Pragmatic one 42 More suspicious 44 Chemical compound 45 October stone 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