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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 17, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                Tuesday October 17 2000 HERAUZKlTl INCJ Page 3A OBITUARIES JOHNSON Sharon Alice Johnson born March in New Braunfels Texas lost her long and brave bat tle with cancer Sunday Oct 15 2000 Sharon enjoyed life the arts and a good glass of wine She loved nature and was at home both in Big Bend and her back yard tend ing to her garden Sharon always thought of her friends needs before hers Family and friends will sorely miss her She is survived by her mother Alice Johnson sister Lois McClendon brother Rodger Johnson brotherinlaw Hugh McClendon and her nieces and nephews The family request in lieu of flowers memorials are given in Sharons name to the Christopher House Hospice and to the Breast Cancer Society Memorial Services will be offi ciated by Pastor Brian Peterson 1 Wednesday October 18 2000 at Ascension Lutheran Church 6420 Hart Ln Austin Texas MULRENIN Bernard Keith Mulrenin Lt Colonel Army age 75 of Canyon Lake Texas passed away Sunday Oct 15 2000 in New Braunfels Texas He was born Nov 5 1924 in Joplin to Paul and Blanche George Mulrenin He married Jacqueline Sue McNeil on Jan 27 1946 at St Basil Church in Vallejo Calif He served in the military for more than 26 years including the Marine Corp in WWII and retired from the Army in 1975 as a Lt Col in the Medical Corp He served during WWII Korean and Vietnam Wars served combat in Iwo Jima and other South Pacific Islands Mr Mulrenin graduated in 1951 from San Jose State College San Jose with a BA degree in Psychology In 1960 he graduated from Armed Forces Language Institute Monterey to study the Russian language and was fluent in it He graduated in 1962 from Command and General Staff College of the Army Ft Leavenworth Kansas He resided with his wife Jackie on Canyon Lake Island at Canyon Lake since his retirement in 1975 Survivors include his wife Jacqueline Jackie Mulrenin of Canyon Lake Texas brother Paul Phillip Mulrenin of LandOLakes Florida sisters Margaret Fricano of Jacksonville Florida Anne Bell Trunnell of Ft Washington Maryland Mary Agnus Hinchey of Tampa Florida motherinlaw Inez McNeil of Vallejo Calif sis tersinlaw Bennie Lou Bladen of Ocean View HI and Nancy Kehoe of Pacific Palisades Calif nephews William Keith Bladen of Sacramento Alfred Jack Bladen of Tualatin Oregon niece Kimberley Clarke Yankauskas of Atlanta Georgia He was precided in death by his parents and by one sister Vera Browning in 1986 Graveside services and interment with full military honors will take place at Wednesday Oct at Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to HospiceNew Braunfels 613 N Walnut New Braunfels TX 78130 or to Goodwill Industries Development Office 406 W Commerce San Antonio TX 78207 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Lake CLINE Funeral services will take place at Tuesday Oct 17 in the Chapel of the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home fpr Mrs Hildegard will follow in the Marckwardt plot at Comal Cemetery Mrs Cline passed away early Saturday morning at Park Plaza Hospital in Houston at the age of 84 Born Feb 25 1916 the daugh ter of Alfred and Lottie Marckwardt she was a descendent of a pioneer Comal County family and resided in Comal County and New Braunfels for more than 25 years before moving to Houston in 1943 She lived the rest of her life in the Houston area serving as a homemaker and property manag er Mrs Clines greatgrandparents Peter and Wilhelmina Marckwardt immigrated from Germany in 1852 and settled west of New Braunfels in an area that now borders IH35 Mrs Cline is survived by a son BRIEFS About 500 attend Briscoe funeral UVALDE AP Former Texas first lady Janey Slaughter Briscoe who was credited by the former governor for his political successes was remembered by her grandchildren as their reli gious mentor She was an incredible Christian force and she gave each of us a Dolph Briscoe IV said Sunday as about 500 people crowded a Uvalde funeral home The wife of former Texas Gov Dolph Briscoe she died Thursday at San Antonios University Hospital where the childrens cancer center bears her name She was 76 Tony the Tiger wins over Exxon WASHINGTON AP The Supreme Court stayed out of a cat fight involving two wellknown cartoon trademarks cerealmaker Kellogg Tony the Tiger and the old Exxon Put a Tiger in Your Tank ad campaign The court without comment Monday let stand a lower court ruling mat Kellogg did not wait too long before trying to stop Exxon Mobil Corp from using its own cartoon tiger That means Kelloggs trademark lawsuit can go to trial in Tennessee Clinton meets with Arafat Barak BY TERENCE HUNT AP White House Correspondent SHARM ELSHEIK Egypt AP In an atmosphere of high tension and mistrust Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat met warily at an emergency summit aimed at halting bloody clashes in the Mideast Hours of talks yielded no ceasefire agree ment by early Tuesday despite President Clintons admonition that We can not afford to Clinton met with Arafat and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak until past I Then Clinton conferred with Barak The White House refused to characterize the talks although Israeli officials were downbeat Im not going to say were optimistic or pes said Jake Siewert the presidents ARAFAT CLINTON press secretary Were Clinton was expected to meet again with Arafat but it was not clear when that would occur The marathon talks lasting well past 14 hours prompted the presi dent to extend his stay into Tuesday morning rather than departing on Monday night as planned Siewert acknowledged that tempers flared earlier in the day during a meeting of foreign ministers I gather it was a bit he said But thats the exception not the rule here There may have been some heated rhetoric but none of epithets Ive seen report Siewert said there were no eruptions in any of Clintons meetings People have been straightforward focused on solutions and not Siewert said Theyre focused on substance and theres a BARAK lot of substantive issues to work Siewert said Just going to keep at He said the timing of Clintons return to Washington was undecided We havent made a plan for after he said as Clinton conferred with Barak The main hangup was Arafats insistence for an international factfinding commission to assess the causes of the violence an Israeli official said Israel says it will only accept a panel led by the United States its closest ally Barak meanwhile insisted on a halt to Palestinian attacks on Israeli soldiers and civil ians and the rearrest of extremists from the Hamas and Islamic Jihad movements who were released this past week He has called for the Palestinian media to stop its calls for further attacks against Israel Kenneth Armke and wife Brenda of New Braunfels three daughters JoAnn Armke of Encinitas Mrs Karen Cureton andf husband Dieringer and husband or The Woodlands Texas three grandsons Kenneth Armke II and wife Angela of Wilmington Keegan Armke of New Braunfels and Daniel Dieringer of The Woodlands Texas one greatgrandson Jonathan RoybalArmke of Wilmington and one nephew Robert Marckwardt and wife Joyce of Canyon Lake Mrs Cline was preceded in death by her husband Perry Cline and by her two brothers Harold Marckwardt and Hamilton Marckwardt both lifelong resi dents of Comal County Pallbearers will include Bill Dieringer Pete Bryson Shawn Cureton Keegan Armke Robert Marckwardt and Daniel Dieringer Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels Search for USS Cole attackers continues BY BRIAN MURPHY Associated Press Writer ADEN Yemen AP security forces on Monday inter rogated dozens of port workers and others including the head of the company that services warships as divers struggled to retrieve more bodies from the mangled USS Cole wreckage where 17 Americans died last week The chief of the Central Command Gen Tommy Franks toured the listing destroyer on Monday to offer support to the crew exhausted after battling all weekend to keep their badly dam aged ship from sinking In the United States 13 injured sailors were released from a Virginia hospital by Monday afternoon i and more were expected to fol low Bfut in port city where apparent suicide bombers attacked the Cole on Thursday the focus was on identifying those behind the blast Ahmed alMansoob general manager of the AlMansoob Commercial Group that provides food supplies and garbage pick up to the warships was released Monday after two days of questioning The two crew members of the garbage barge assigned to the Cole were also brought in and later freed AlMansoob would not speak to reporters But Abdullah Al Khalaqi marketing director for the Yemeni company denied any connection to the attack last week that killed 17 American sailors No one here is an he said in an office filled with caps mugs and notes of thanks from visiting ships Most of our employees are said alKhalaqi For others we rely on word of mouth to see if someone is a good Several people remained in a highly guarded camp on Adens outskirts but it was unclear whether they were considered suspects in the explosion that tore a 40by40foot hole in the destroyer Yemen now considers the blast a premeditated criminal according to SABA the official Yemeni news agency a reversal of an earlier position and a cru cial boost to the investigation Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Salehs backing is vital for FBI agents and other terrorism experts to work closely with Yemeni authorities Saleh met with Franks to review military cooperation and evidence gathered by Yemeni security forces SABA said The president expressed his deep regret and sorrow for this criminal act against our country and against the United States of the agency added Shuttle astronauts attach docking port CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP Two space walking astronauts working with a crewmate inside shuttle Discovery attached a new docking port to the international space station on Monday The clearances were tight and Jeff Wisoff and Michael LopezAlegria floated alongside the space station calling out instructions as Koichi Wakata gently nudged the docking port into place with the space shuttles robot arm Wow This is just one of the space walkers said when it was over was the reply It was the second and final space station piece to be installed during the 240milehigh construction mis sion An aluminum framework holding antennas and motioncontrol devices was attached to the station on Saturday and wired up by another pair of spacewalk ers on Sunday Wisoff and LopezAlegria encountered problems as soon as they floated out the hatch At first their power drills wouldnt loosen the four latches holding down the docking port in Discoverys cargo bay Whos scripting this anyway one of them asked Once the latches were freed Japanese astronaut Wakata lifted the docking port on the end of Discoverys robot arm and positioned it on the space station The spacewalkers one on each side sounded like moving men as they advised Wakata during the final 1 feet Go in 3 inches pitch up 1 degree turn onequarter of a degree to the left The spacewalkers eyes proved invaluable A short circuit knocked out a camera on the end of the robot arm Saturday On the Net NASA Click on Texas AG warns consumers about tires AUSTIN AP A spot check by state officials has found that some recalled Firestone tires are being sold in the Houston area Texas Attorney General John Cornyn warned retailers Monday against selling unsafe tires Anyone offering recalled tires for sale in Texas is subject to action by my Cornyn said He urged consumers to question retail ers about tires they are pur chasing and to contact his agency if any one attempts to sell them recalled tires The recalled tires being sold in Houston were impounded Cornyn said Inc announced in August it was recall ing million Firestone ATX ATX II and Wilderness AT tires used primarily on Fords light trucks and sport utility vehicles including Fords bestselling Explorer The tires were pulled from the market because they could sud denly lose their tread The bad tires have been linked to 101 traffic deaths in the United States and dozens more abroad CORNYN On the Net Texas Attorney Generals Office National Highway Traffic Safety Administration German report Milosevic stashed money BERLIN AP Ousted Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic funneled more than million into foreign accounts and was involved in drug trafficking Germanys for eign intelligence agency charged Monday Milosevic his family and asso ciates have repeatedly been accused of corruption and enrich ing themselves through statecon trolled companies during his 13 year rule of Yugoslavia which col lapsed in the face of protests in Belgrade this month Plantation Shutters Custom Made Vinylbttt Shutters will not fade shrink chip peel or crack and never need palntl Tha Riverwood Comnanv 2 Wood or Faux Wood Blinds Custom Sized Quality Value i For free inhome estimate Call BRIDGE TO THE NATIONS BIBLE INSTITUTE Is pleased to announce Dr Jamaa Engelmann as guest speaker for Fall Lecture Series Thursday October 19 2000 at 11AM Friday October 20 2000 at 11AM Dr Englemann is renowned for his work in the field of sci ence chemistry and mathematics He has appeared on the Today Show and PBS broadcasts and is active In Christian and community service He is currently a professor at In ternational Bible College in San Antonio Texas Dr Englemann is lecturing on Naturalism Evolution and The false thesis of naturalism and humanism and why they exploit science to validate their For additional information or directions please call Beatrice Gonzales at 830 6277779 444 i San Antonio St New Braunfals Texas 79130 NIAV HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Saturday by the New llemlil Zeitong USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Comal County Texas 781311328 Periodical postage paid by the New Bmunjels 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