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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 30, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday Jammry HERALDZBITUNO Page3A OBITUARIES Dreams come go with vote NELSON Gary Lee Nelson 56 formally of New Braunfels passed away Friday January 28 2000 in Durant Oklahoma Mr Nelson was born January 21 1944 at PerVin Field Air Force Base in Sherman Texas He is survived by his daughter Melinda McQuigg and husband Charlie of Caddo Oklahoma his mother Mildred Nelson 3 sisters Gaylynn Dianne Smith and hus band Larry Vicki Nelson and Denise Tuch and husband Gary all of New Braunfels Also survived by Grandmother Thelma Holtgreen of Durant and 2 grand children Breanne and Cody McQuigg numerous aunts uncles nieces and nephews His father Robert E Nelson preceded him in death Services will be on Monday January 31 2000 at 10 at Dalton Holmes Funeral Home in Durant Oklahoma Interment will follow at Durant Cemetery Memorial may be given to the American Cancer Society Dalton Holmes Funeral Home MCKINNEY Charlene McKinney a resident of New Braunfels Texas died Wednesday Jan 26 2000 at McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels Texas at the age of 65 years Graveside services are sched uled for Tuesday February 1 2000 at Cranesmill Cemetery in Canyon Lake Texas with Rev Mai Hierholzer officiat ing Memorials may be given to the charity of ones choice Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home EXETER AP With 800 people packed into a school gymnasium to hear him speak and a handful more braving subfreezing weather to shake his hand John McCain soaked up the scene and said This is the highlight of my political These are dreamy days for the men who want to be president But there is anxiety too For some the verdict of the notoriously fickle New Hampshire voters will spell the end of their candidacies or signal the beginning of the end McCains outcome is critical Unlike nation al frontrunner George W Bush McCain can not afford to lose Tuesdays primary If Bush puts McCain away in New Hampshire the Arizona senator may look back at Fridays jampacked town hall meeting and realize sadly that it was indeed the highlight The stakes are highest for said state GOP chairman Steve Duprey But every candidate has something to accomplish before leaving New The frontrunners must avoid lengthy nomi nation fights The top challengers must strike quickly The alsorans must catapult them selves into the first tier Steve Forbes the millionaire conservative paying for his own campaign finished a solid second in Iowas caucuses where McCain did not compete After billing New Hampshire as a threeway race Forces needs to finish second or a close third for a decent return on his steep investment The only poll that counts is on Forbes said Saturday at a Manchester diner as McCain and Bush led in voter surveys I would think that given what has happened so far this year you would look at polls with a bit of a skeptical Dreaming big he added Im in through November and then Ill be taking the oath of On the Democratic side Vice President Al Gore rocked rival Bill Bradley in Iowas cau cuses and could virtually end his threat with another big victory Tuesday Party leaders might start calling for Bradley to step aside allowing Gore to save his resources for the general election fight The former New Jersey senator however shows no sign of quitting tracking polls sug gest he may have stopped his slide in New Hampshire he has enough money to compete beyond the state and he already has scratched out a travel schedule through March 7 when a series of primaries are scheduled from New York to California You go into a different kind of campaign Its a national campaign at that Bradley said Democrats have no delegateawarding con tests between New Hampshire and March 7 giving Tuesdays winner five weeks to build momentum and a sense of inevitability Inevitability has been Bushs greatest politi cal asset on the Republican side with many of his supporters backing him because he seems the most likely to succeed in November Losing New Hampshire would suddenly make him vulnerable especially if he lost by more than a few percentage points BRIEFS JUDKINS Darrel Judkins passed away on Thursday Jan 27 2000 at the McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels Texas at the age of J58 years Interment will be on Tuesday Feb 1 2000 at the Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery FORTIER Funeral arrangements are pend ing at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Horace Joseph Fortier III age 30 years who passed away on Wednesday Jan 26 2000 in New Braunfels Texas Toellt SFUN er PAYNE Mr Albert E Payne of New Braunfels died Thursday Jan 27 2000 at McKenna Memorial Hospital at the age of 68 A gathering of friends in his memory is scheduled for 2 Wednesday Feb 2 2000 at The Senior Citizens Center located at 665 Landa St There will be no public visitation at Zoeller Funeral Home FUNERflLHOME WILLIAMS January 29 2000 at McKenna Funeral arrangements are pend Memorial Hospital at the age of 58 ing at DoepperisbhmidtFuheYal1 llvlrs Williams is the mother of New Home for Mrs Stone Carolyn Braunfels Mayor Stoney Williams Williams who died Saturday Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Bush brings parents into campaign MANCHESTER AP Republican George W Bush who would be president campaigned for the first time Saturday along side his father who once was as the field of White House hopefuls plowed toward this weeks leadoff New Hampshire primary Bill Bradley charged Al Gore was try ing to dance around earlier qualms about abortion as he bid to cut into the vice presidents core Democratic support With the polls pointing to a tight finish at least on the Republican side Sen John McCain mocked Bushs endgame strategy as quick get me another endorsement from the GOP establishment People lining up behind the frontrunner now are the same ones running our party in 1996 and 1998 when we lost said the Arizona sena tor who has come from far back in the pack to within striking dis tance of victory in the state Clinton asks nation to stay the course on economic policies Ice hits north Georgia again moves into Carolinas ATLANTA second ice storm in a week made high ways treacherous Saturday leav ing the pavement so slippery in places people couldnt stand let alone drive Cars slid into police cars and trucks trying to clear the roads and icecovered overpasses and interchanges were shut down across the state Another storm earlier in the week had knocked out electrical service to thousands of customers It just happened so said state Department of Transportation spokeswoman Kim Law You look out your window and not see any ice on the trees and assume its OK Well its any thing The ice was blamed for a 47car pileup at the junction of Interstate 20 and Interstates in down town Atlanta Later 12 other cars slid into each other on 120 One traffic death in the state was blamed on the ice Weve had vehicles slide into 10 of our officers said DeKalb County Police spokes woman Mikki Jones Everyone needs to slow down Were seeing people try to drive 70 miles an hour on the As the weather system turned up the East Coast storm advisories were posted Saturday across South and North Carolina where resi dents were still digging out after last weeks record snowfall of 20 inches An ice storm warning was in effect for northeastern Alabama Gores says abortion position has changed MILFORD President Al Gore retracted his 13yearold statement equating abortion to the taking of a human life as he scrambled Saturday to keep the issue a tra ditional stumbling block for Republicans from tripping him up against Democrat Bill Bradley Yes my position has Gore said I strongly support a womans right to choose and if Bradley disputes that then he is making a Bradley began airing a new television ad in the state Saturday in which the former New Jersey senator calls himself the only presidential candidate who has been prochoice for everyone all the Campaigning in Manchester Bradley said I was prochoice from the day I entered politics Its not an issue you can dance NEW ELS HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Brawtfels Herald Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Comal County TX 78131 1328 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels HemldZeitwg in New Braunfels Texas Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three months six months one year Senior Citizen Discounts by car rier delivery only six months one year Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas three months six months one year Mail outside Texas six months one year Subscribers who have not received W w Friday and on Sunday can call 830 6259144 POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Bmunfels HemldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Tx 781311328 Its just for you 55 AllSenior Apartment Homes and its brand new For Your Convenience We Offer a Wide Variety of Concierge Services To meet Your Individual Needs Delicious Meal Services and Housekeeping Available Scheduled Transportation Planned 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the president as a wasteful big spender said they will reject his new budget write their own and carve an attentiongetting tax cut out of the budget surpluses economists now project for the next decade and more The Congressional Budget Office has set the figure at trillion by 2010 Protestors march for Elians return to Cuba MIAMI AP About 200 chanting flagwaving protesters marched in front of the Immigration and Naturalization Services office Saturday demanding that 6yearold Elian Gonzalez be sent home to his father in Cuba But Rep Dan Burton whose congressional maneu vering to keep Elian in the United States has infliriat ed the boys father said Saturday that the boy told him he doesnt want to go back Hes a very intelligent young man and I was able to ask him without any coaching a couple of ques the Indiana Republican said after meeting for 30 minutes with Elian at the home where the boy is staying with relatives Elian has been the subject of heated debate since he was found clinging 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