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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 26, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Page November 2005 Officials blamed for disaster will be punished China leaders sent a team Friday to investi gate a chemical plant accident that poisoned a major saying officials responsible will be punished as the million residents of this northeastern city went a third frigid day without Hundreds of villagers were being evacuatednear Harbin on the Songhua River as toxic benzene flowed while a Russian city downstream braced for its In Chinas south some people reportedly were evacuated following a second chemical plant raising fears of a new poisoning In aline of some 500 people sttetchingfor 100 yards waited Jn subzero weather in a working class district on the citys east side for water to come by truck When a truck with a tank on its bed resi dents rushed to fill tea buckets and basins at a portable tap with five Everyone has enough at home for the but they want to add some for washing and said Guan a 54yearold manager for a textile who was rilling buckets to carry back to herthird walkup Hie floor of Juans kitchen was cov ered with pans and plastic trash cans that she filled with water after the government said supplies would be suspended DIGEST The Ranger Band plays To have your event publi contact Melissi McCaghren at 6259144 or by email a From wire reports LOCAL BULVERDE CONGRESSMAN TO ATTEND MEETING Lamar Smith will address the Tuesday meeting of the Comal County Republican Mens RSan has rep resented District which includes most of Comal in the House of Representa tives since The Congressman will provide club members and guests an update on recent actions in Con gress and a preview of legislative initiatives expected in the final weeks of the first session of the 109th The meeting will be conducted beginning at at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative Auditorium on FM NEW BRAUNFELS DEADLINE TO FILE FOR DISASTER UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE WEDNESDAY Hurricane Rita evacuees who are eligible for Disaster Unemploy ment Assistance DUA have until Wednesday to file a While the typical registration period is 30 Hurricane Rita evacuees were given 60 days for registration due to the unprece dented scope of the The DUA program is adminis tered by the Texas Workforce Commission and funded by the Department of Homeland Secu ritys Federal Emergency Man agement Agency FEMA through the Department of To more than million has been disbursed to To be eligible for help under Presidential Disaster Declara tion applicants must Have worked or been scheduled to work in the disas ter but because of the dis aster no longer have a a place to work in the or could not get to work because of disaster damage Have been prevented from working by an injury or illness as a direct result of the disaster Have become the head of the household and need employment because the head of the household died as a result of the Selfemployed business own ers who have lost all or part of their livelihood as a result of hurricanes Katrina or Rita also may be eligible for To learn if they applicants can call 800621FEMA 3362 or TTY 8004627585 for the speech or hearing Applications can also be made online at TEXAS CRAWFORD MONUMENT TO WAR PROTEST UNVEILED Anti war demonstrators gathered Friday at the Crawford Peace House for the unveiling of a stone monument with the words Sheehans a tribute to the August protest that drew thousands to President Bushs adopted Cindy the fallen sol diers mother who led die 26day protest near Bushs cried when she saw the 4 footwide sandstone On the other side of the rectangular monument is the word Why and names of more than two dozen soldiers whose families were part of the August Nobody knew what was going to and we made up Camp Casey as we went and it grew and grew and said of whose son 24yearold son Casey died in Iraq last I feel like this will always be my But were here to say that the killing has to that were not going to justify any more killing on our Sheehan announced her protest plans while speaking at a Veterans for Peace convention in Dallas on The next she and about 50 others traveled by bus to marched toward Bushs ranch and spent the night in chairs in without food or NATION ARMYS PLANNED SEXUAL ASSAULT DATABASE MEETS WITH OPPOSITION An Army plan to develop a data base of sexual assaults is meet ing some resistance from mem bers of Congress and an cy group who say it could vio late victims In a letter to Army Secretary Francis 15 members o Congress said the new system would deter sexual assault vic tims from reporting crimes and seeking and they asked him not to collect or store any personal information or medical records in the The proposal comes in the wake of sex assault scandals in the military and ongoing efforts by the Pentagon to respond to those The Air Force Academy in Colorado is still struggling to recover from com plaints that dozens of female cadets were assaulted and then punished when they reported And a recent survey by the Veter ans Affairs Department showed that six in 10 women who servec in the National Guard and Reserves say they were sexually harassed or Supreme Court nominees deals with ethics criticism WASHINGTON AP Samuel Alito has said he did not break a federal ethics law when he ruled in a case involving the company that handles his mutual fund Legal experts are divided over whether Alito did anything in the case three years Of more immediate con cern is his explanation of his role in that case along with questions about what his recusal practices will be if con firmed to the high including Supreme Court are required by law to stay out of cases in which they have a financial Members of the high decide for themselves when to recuse with no over 2n Alito serves on the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia and has most of his money in mutual When he joined the court in 1990 he told senators he would avoid cases in which Vanguard Group was a Senators questioned him about the 2002 Vanguard which was the subject of a con flict of interest complaint filed by the woman who lost her law Alito withdrew after first ruling against her and the deci sion was reaffirmed without his Alito and the White House have offered several explana tions that a computer glitch allowed the disqualification issue to slip through undetect that Alitos 1990 pledge to stay out of Vanguard appeals only applied to his initial and that the promise was unduly The explanation causes greater concern than the prob said Stephen a pro fessor specializing in legal ethics at New York Universitys School of It would have all gone away if Judge Alito had This was an People can forgive We all have Doug executive director of the Community Rights a public interest law said the response was inconsistent and somewhat His explanation has made it an issue that will continue through the Senate said SATURDAY LOTTO Jackpot million 91519 22 30 BB13 WEDNESDAY LOTTO r I X fi S million LOTTERY 620212S3SBB34 CASH 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