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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - May 20, 1983, Alamogordo, New Mexico Alai Gorfon a _,.ata vol. 84�?no. 120 Alamogordo new Mexico Friday May 20, 1083 2v Lott by Carrier Houston bombarded 40 mar m 11eight dead Senate oks tax hikes As tornadoes in 50-49 Rol Call vote which the outcome was in doubt until the very end. The winning plan was drafted by freshman gop sen. Slade Gorton of Washington and was approved Only after the Senate had taken nine previous Roll Call votes on budget alternatives of wide extremes. They included an unsuccessful proposal by conservative sen. Jesse Helms. R-n.c., for a to per continued on Page 6 25 Hurt blast leaves i dead Pretoria. South Africa apr a bomb exploded Friday in a parking garage of the air Force Headquarters in this capital City and a spokesman for one Hospital reported one dead and 25 wounded. Julius Kutzmann administrator at h f. Verwoerd Hospital said a the provisional figure is one dead and 25 wounded. We Are receiving the bulk but i know that some patients have gone to the military a a Gen. Magnus Malan. The defense minister speaking at a defense budget debate in parliament in Cape town said the bomb went off in a parking garage of the air Force Headquarters. The South african press association said the explosion destroyed cars outside the air Force Headquarters and shattered windows in the building. Shops were reported damaged hundreds of Yards away from the explosion. One car parked nearby was reduced to a charred framework. Debris covered streets and sidewalks. A smoke column billowed above a second building where South africans military intelligence directorate is housed Sapa said. It quoted a fire brigade spokesman As saying he saw a a lot of serious bids again for pan am Aid Miami apr president Reagan in another Campaign style trip said today Congress will be writing a Quot prescription for disaster if it fails to give arms to Central America and will be held accountable by americans if the Region Falls to leftist revolution. In a speech to a cuban american audience Reagan also described Fidel Castro a government As Quot a new fascist regime Quot responsible for repression and terror. In a two hour trip Here Reagan was having lunch at a cuban restaurant in an area known As Little Havana and speaking at festivities marking cubans Independence from Spain in 1902. Reagan in his prepared speech suggested that Congress was moving too timidly on his arms and economic Aid program for Central America. A there Are far too Many trying to find excuses to do nothing a Reagan said. Quot if we Are immobilized by fear or apathy by those who suggest that because our friends Are imperfect we should not help them if those trying to throw roadblocks in our path succeed and interpose themselves at a time when a crisis could still be averted the american people will know who is responsible and judge them Reagan said the United states allies in Central America Quot cannot be expected to stand Narm continued on Page 6 news briefs Washington a sen. Pete Domenici r-n.m., said today he a been advised by the general accounting office that new Mexico can expect a Check for about $277 million in the a next few the Money is the result of a lawsuit decided by the . Supreme court in 1982. The High court ruled that states May tax private businesses working for the Federal government. Santa fear Santa be City police had in custody today a 20-year-old state Hospital patient who allegedly raped a 14-year-old boy while on a five Day furlough from the Las vegas n.m., facility. Mark Catanach of Santa be was scheduled for arraignment today in magistrate Eugene Romero a courtroom on charges of homosexual rape false imprisonment and assault and Battery. Gallup apr an 18-year-old Mckinley county Man was in the Gallup Indian medical Center today after being confirmed As a victim of the pneumonic form of plague which can be transmitted from person to person. However state officials said there is no evidence of any spread of the disease at this classified 16 comics 19 crossword 16 editorials 4 obituaries6 sports 2 television logs 19 women 13 weather South Central and Southwest valleys tonight decreasing cloudiness with showers ending. Winds variable and less than 15 mph. Saturday fair and a Little warmer. Alamogordo High thursday 82 Low last night 48 expected High today 80 Low tonight 50 High saturday 85. Deming mid los and mid-80s. Las Cruces upper 40s and mid-80s. New Mexico fair and warmer statewide saturday. Just a reminder for those persons interested in joining the National ski patrol. There will be an introductory meeting on saturday May 21, at 2 . At 2817 Carmel. If you Are interested please join the group to discuss training and events for the next season. For More information Call Irmis Figueroa 434-0479, or Steve Swiechowicz 479-2240.seniors mass St. Jude a Church is planning a special 9 . Mass for graduating seniors followed by a reception this sunday. All graduates Are asked to meet in the Parish Hall at 8 30 . Wearing Caps and gowns. Rip 2 states Washington apr the Republican led Senate in bold Defiance of president Reagan has ended three weeks of tumultuous budget debate by narrowly approving a 1984 spending and Revenue plan which would permit a $9.9 billion tax increase next year and $75 billion Over the next three years. In a dramatic 50 to 49 Roll Call vote minutes before Midnight thursday the Senate gave a stunning Victory to a Small band of tenacious Republican moderates and minority democrats who said attacking swelling Federal deficits with higher taxes is the key to economic recovery. Their opponents led by majority i it eader Howard h. Baker jr., argued for higher defense spending and against any budget which threatened All or part of this years to percent income tax Cut. The debate spiced with acrid partisan Battles will Likely set the Agenda for the 1984 congressional and presidential elections. At the very least the Senate budget Resolution sets up Tough negotiations with members of the democratically cont rolled House which previously approved a budget plan with far higher taxes and a far slower defense buildup Over the next five years. The final budget blueprint left the Senate after a tense Day of wild Seesaw legislative Battles i graduation prank has 6 in trouble department of Public safety officers arrested five youths Early today and referred a sixth boy to juvenile authorities following an incident at Alamogordo senior High school. A patrolling officer had noticed Spray painted Graffiti Over the front Walkway and at the Southwest Comer of the building. Upon further investigation he found someone had Hung a Quot rebel Quot Flag on the flagpole and placed an outhouse on the school roof. In City court this morning each pleaded innocent to the charges. Of those arrested All Are Alamogordo High school seniors and Are scheduled to graduate tuesday night. Bobbie Virden secondary coordinator said the incident is being taken under investigation by the administration at the senior High school. A we will move on whatever recommendation comes from or. Bill Castorena principal. I have received no recommendation so at this Point i cannot continued on Page 6 ski meet de her a moped. Harold Burch s 48 starts got him second place and a Motocross Bike and third place went to Jodi Scharf with 36 starts who won a Box stereo cassette player recorder. Brown also caught three Cream pies in the face at the supper from the top three carriers. A the pig certainly suffered More than either or. Dunn or myself. I congratulate All of the carriers who participated a they did an outstanding Job Brown said. Daily news photos by m e Mcquiddy the eight deaths plus a drowning reported in flooding in Mississippi pushed the death toll to 12 in two Days of severe thunderstorms twisters and flooding across the South. Entire communities in Central Louisiana were left without Power today and Many roads were blocked As the twisters toppled Trees and Mobile Homes. Thunderstorms roaring across Dixie on wednesday and thursday unleashed More than 30 twisters and up to eight inches of rain in places chasing hundreds of people from their Homes. The National weather service said five confirmed tornadoes and three apparent twisters touched Down in Houston and its suburbs in four hours beginning shortly after Midnight. Texas civil defense officials reported three dead in Northern Harris county near Houston and sheriffs deputies said two were killed in a Tornado that struck new Caney and Porter in Montgomery county North of the City. An elderly Man was killed in i Uberty. A Waller county sheriffs dispatcher said two trailer Park residents a 15-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl were killed As tornadoes blew away their Homes. A both bodies were found 50 to 80 feet from their said the dispatcher who declined to give his . Waller county lies immediately Northwest of Houston. Residents in West and North Houston reported �?o12 to 15&Quot tornadoes. Sheriffs Cpl. Tom Twar Dowsky said. Hundreds were left homeless in the Northern Houston suburbs of Spring and Klein where Homes and businesses were a roofed Caswell said. Power was reported out throughout the area. Emergency shelters were set up in new Caney Klein Hempstead in Waller county and at a Houston apartment Complex where 153 of the 513 apartment units were reported damaged. A there is a serious flooding danger in the area today Quot Caswell said. Quot there is none now but More heavy Rains Are forecast and with the rain we be had till now any More would cause problems. Quot at least a dozen people were injured officials said. Tornadoes also smashed through much of Central Louisiana demolishing scattered Homes and buildings with the heaviest damage reported in Sabine Natchitoches Rosalle Winn and Caldwell parishes. Sabine Parish Deputy Tommy Sandel said a a hundreds of Homes were damaged and there were several minor injuries. Continued on page8 delegates to girls state this years girls states will be spending a week beginning May 28 at new Mexico tech in Socorro where they will learn procedures of City county and state govern ment. Local delegates include from left seated Marea Blanchard and Anita Sanders standing Mary Ann Molnar Julie Antram Jeme Dunn Tern Krueger Patty o Brien and mrs. Nan Genta representing the sponsoring american legion auxiliary. Daily new photo by Janette for 50th Arrell and Katherine Posey will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this saturday May 21. The Posey a continued on Page 6 a 464 set of kisses this Little porker got smacks from daily news business manager Aubrey Dunn left and circulation manager Mark Brown thursday night following conclusion of a the biggest subscription contest Quot which saw 464 new subscriptions started for the daily news. Brown had said he would kiss a pig if the carriers passed the 400 Mark. They did and at a Chili supper Brown and Dunn made Good on the pledge. The top prize Winner was Mary Scharf whose 70 starts earn by John Daniszewski annotated Presa writer a liar age of up to eight tornadoes bombarded Houston and other communities in Southeast Texas and four others skipped through Central Louisiana Early today killing eight persons injuring at least three dozen and wrecking hundreds of Homes. Hostess bar Fly Bun i 1503 Vermont. Alamogordo helped Host an open House at the inn of the Mountain gods thursday night at the opening of the Ina a lounge formerly a convention huge room the inn is adding new convention facilities and is remodelling much of the original Structure the ice sculpture was a Strong Point of in Ter est Al the open House hosted by Wendell Chino Mescalero Apache tubal chairman his wife Rita and inn personnel More photos on Page 12. Pay i. News i Bolo try Al Stubbs u Auino Kjall a v Kuhn wit Lii laugh lines the word a a Bride according to some experts is derived from an ancient teutonic word meaning a to Cooke but like a lot of other things the meaning nowadays seems to have been lost in prints the Alamogordo department of Public safety will again be offering free fingerprinting for youngsters saturday during saturday in the fingerprinting will be set up in the Northwest Corner of Washington must be accompanied by their parents. V i

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