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Del Rio News-Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1983, Del Rio, Texas Good Locial no peso rate was quoted today by Del Rio financial institutions spelling is not one of reporter Ross settlers Strong Points so he says Setzler sex att lines his grammatical weakness and confesses All in today my turn column see Page 3b the Del Rio civil service commission will authorize and schedule a commission exam for patrol officer candidates at 7 today in the municipal building the possible Sale of City Utility Bonds to fund the construction of municipal water and sewer projects will be discussed by Del Rio Utility commissioners at 3 thursday in the municipal building National the nations newest Earth resources satellite is producing some spectacular images that May improve Harvest forecasting Mineral location and water manage ment a space Agency official says rep Morris k Udall of Arizona a past presidential contender who had been Eye ing another try will not seek the democratic party presidential nomination in 1984 according to sources International the final report by the israeli commission prob ing the Beirut massacre named Elie Hobeiche intelligence chief of the rightist lebanese Christian phalanges militia As the commander of the forces who slayed hundreds of palestinian refugees nigerian authorities have arrested More than 100 West african immigrants in the Northern City of Kano who ignored a government order to leave the country the official news Agency of Nigeria reports inside perseverance and determination helped Black men and women pioneers of flight overcome formidable Odds in the Early part of this Century they went on to become outstanding aviators and role models for succeeding generations see Page 6a june Kulow Val verde county new librarian is a Michigan native and former Indiana and Ohio resident who came to Texas because its exotic and she says Shes interested in learn ing what Library services the Public wants see Page 7a Southern methodist nets biggest haul in Southwest conference football recruiting scramble see Page 10a Brackett girls extend winning Streak through 26 games while both Del Rio teams lose to san Antonio Clark see Page 10a dear 4a to area forecast mostly sunny today and thursday fair tonight with a Low in the upper 40s High thursday in the Low 70s winds from the Southwest at 15 to 30 Miles per hour and Gusty with wind advisories for Lake Amistad this afternoon High tuesday 65 Low this morning 46 Trace of rain overnight Sunset Sunrise min your paper Call the ulu news Herald 7781580 before 7 Mon Day through Friday and before on saturday and sunday and we Wilt bring it to Yoi official says Mexico loan agreement near City a the Treasury department has arranged virtually All of an unprecedented billion loan from private Banks and is close to completing the renegotiation of billion of its existing massive foreign debt a statement was issued tues Day on Treasury Secretary Jesus Silva Hertogs report to presi Dent Miguel de la Madrid after a two week trip to new York Western Europe and Japan it said that during his tour Silva Herzog met with govern ment officials financial authorities and directors of the major International private Bank those officials expressed to him their most Frank and absolute Confidence in the policy of economic reordering of the coun try put into place by the mexican chief of the statement Silva who returned Friday from Japan met with the president monday night he leaves today to attend the inter National financial meeting under Way in Washington the statement said about 500 Banks hive made commitments for More than billion in new Loans and the proposed billion package which does not have a precedent in world financial history should be completed by the end of february earlier reports have said that 25 european and japanese Banks will be responsible for the actual management of the loan the new loan package is in the Treasury department said to be used for imports necessary to keep Industrial development going the statement also said that negotiations Are almost Complete to restructure Loans due Between August 1982 and december 1984 to Lightyear Loans with four year Grace periods it said the period accounts for about billion of Mexico foreign debt which at billion is second largest in the third world after Brazil Mexico ran into trouble last year meeting payments on its foreign debts when Revenue fell Short of the expected amount because of tolling world Pritti for Oil the country no 1 Export under in a utterly agreement with the International monetary fund for billion in bailout Loans Mexico had to Cut the budget deficit from 17 to 9 per cent this year and reduce ment subsidies for Basic foods and services imports have been severely limited because of the shortage of dollars three a nations of the peso r in controls is Del Rio newsmen vol 54 no 325 Del Rio publishing inc All rights reserved phone 7751551 Del Rio Texas 78840 wednesday afternoon february 9 1983 Al in Rio pin m a today in 2 sections photo by Benigno Garcia just hanging around Juan Manuel 11 hangs from the horizontal bar at North Heights elementary school this morn ing juggling a basketball in his right hand As he Hung Hes a fifth grader at North Heights and was taking advantage of the near perfect Day under a cloudless sky that made the Sun Shine seem even brighter Loeffler asks Wool Tariff increases Washington congressman Tom Loeffler has introduced legislation that will increase the import Tariff on Wool from Argentina and Uruguay by 10 percent the Bill is designed to bring about a balance in the International marketing of Wool while providing the necessary time for the department of com Merce and the International Trade commission to investigate the need to impose countervailing duties in response to the unfair trading practices of these nations Loeffler said at present Domestic production of Wool is experiencing very trying times both As a result of a drop in our prices and unfair Trade practices by such countries As Argentina and Uruguay Argen Tina and Uruguay Are Able to dump millions of pounds of Wool into the United states at a Price below our Domestic prices because of the heavy government subsidies paid to their producers and exporters this blatantly unfair Trade advantage has a devastating effect on our Domestic Industry if we desire to restore balance to the International system of Trade we must let our resolve be known and we must Send a message to those coun tries which Are playing fast and Loose with the Ules tech study looks to areas future we think there will be a new town Between Del Rio and Amistad i think by the year of or maybe later a Quarter of a million or George Peng professor of planning for Texas tech University division of architecture want looking into a Crystal Ball when he pondered the areas future on a visit to the Del Rio news Herald monday evening he is working with 14 tech students and pro Fessor Xieu Zhang of South China Institute of technology on a project Peng described precisely As the Del Rio Amistad planning area development study the 16member tech team was Here last weekend and will return often during the coming months for project research contracted for by Peekskill a Netherlands Antilles corporation established by the Long family and headed now by Jim Long san Pedro Canyon estates a development that has been dormant for the past two years will be in the area under study and Long said the planning is being conducted unofficially for the National Park service which administers the Amistad area at no Cost to the they cant afford to pay for their own Plann he said the Texas tech team interviewed representatives of local financial and civic institutions and the City of Del Rio last weekend and divided into six separate project groups monday Peng said a recognized Leader in the area of Border develop Peng conducted a study last year for the cities of Eagle pass and Piedras Negros Border development will have a great Impact on both nations Mexico and the United states Peng predicted his fellow countryman professor Zhang is a member of the South China Institute of technology in Canton Peoples Republic of China working on City planning research for oneyear at the University in Lubbock under the sponsorship of the chinese government by the end of this month or Peng said his group will compile some Type of comprehensive report and in March we will Lay out the he estimated that the study will take two or three months to Complete Hughes official defends Roswell by Ross Setzler news Herald writer an official of the Hughes owners of the Roswell House said tuesday that his firm has nothing to hide at the Roswell and were Happy with our pro Gram that is providing a Quality housing environment for the Community Low income elderly Bill Beach District housing manager for the round Rock based firm met tuesday after noon with mayor Roger s Cerny City attorney Robert Garza and Alfredo Delgado the cites hous ing authority executive director to discuss the living conditions of the 54 tenants who reside in the 60yearold building youll always have a few peo ple who Are going to complain about their housing Beach said in reference to a Sun Day frontage article in the Del Rio news Herald about several Roswell resident complaints Over Gas smells no night or weekend Security a sometimes inoperative elevator unfair charges to open acc Dently locked apartment doors and Street who sleep on the lobby couches weve had no discussions on Security guards for the and the newspaper article was the first Ive Ever heard about the off the Street people sleeping on the he said adding As far As i know the elevator was fixed today he said that because the Hughes corp pays the Roswell manager by the hour the charge after 5 to open a tenants locked door is necessary to compensate the managers time i think youll find the Consen sus of the buildings residents enjoy living there and Are Happy to be Beach said Hughes officials purchased the Roswell in february of 1982 for a reported and the Del Rio housing authority converted the 120room hotel into 60 Low in april Delgado said nothing Good Ever comes out in the paper on the building adding my con Cern with the Roswell is he said housing authority is trying to do something positive with the Beach said the Hughes which owns and manages 22 other Low income housing operations similar to the Roswell is concerned about the safety of All its properties and has been very responsive to the physical needs of the he added that Hughes officials have fully complied with Del Rios building and fire safety codes and that the Roswell entire fire and smoke alarm system Are in excellent Richard Castro named to civil service panel by Ross Setzler news Herald writer Del Rio mayor Roger s Cerny tuesday night appointed former City manager Richard a Castro to a three year term on Del Rios three member civil service commission City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Castro who served As City manager under former mayor or Alfredo Gutierrez or he will replace commission member William e Ogelsby who has served since August 1980 during tonight civil service meeting Castro told the Del Rio news Herald today that he is looking Forward to working with the com Mission members and City staff to do the Best Job i Council woman Sylvia urby agreed with the mayors Choice but Pointer out that past City commission appointees have All been adding there Are plenty of capable women in Del Rio maybe i Shoul Dve appointed mrs Cerny said laughing with mrs urby and other Council members the mayor agreed with mrs urby that Many women in Del Rio Are very of serv ing the City Cerny also informed Council members that City manager James a Ftp icel and City at Torney Robert Garza Are look ing into the extent of the cites resident injury liability on the Roswell House from what Ive been told by City housing we Arent liable in any he said but added that a nonprofit Corpora Tion was formed to sell Bonds to help the Hughes corp finance the Roswell Purchase an official of Hughes owners of the Roswell building met with Cerny Garza and the housing authority executive director Alfredo Delgado tues afternoon to discuss ongoing safety precautions for the 54 tenants of the 60yearold building i just want to make sure the City int liable Ive got the attorney investigating every Angle of the Cerny said Miceli will give a full report on the cites connection with the Roswell at the councils next meeting feb 22 an official of the United states department of housing and Urban development told the Del Rio news Herald monday that Del Rios housing authority does not own manage or main Tain anything pertaining to the and added that the City nor housing authority would be liable for injuries at the Roswell in other action Miceli said Kings Way would have to be re paved within the next five years the Street was put in Sec Tion ally As that Northwest area of town he said adding that to save City funds part of the Street was Seal coated and part of it want so not All of the Street has a proper sound Council members heard two rezoning request in a joint Public hearing with the City planning and zoning commission then reviewed two additional re zoning applications in a separate hearing two applications were approved and two denied Council members approved a request by Carlos Chavez u8 Braun for a zoning change of residential single to residential multiple to remodel an existing Structure in to a duplex Raul Penas request to rezone his lot at 60fi Waters from residential single to residential multiple was approved but an rezoning application by Arman do lira Soo ave q was denied lira requested a zoning change see cas1ro Page 5a

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