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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 10, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 1flA New Braunfela January NEW ORLEANS AP Henry Lee who admits killing more than 300 people while drifting around the pointing out spots in the New Orleans area where he told authorities that as many as 3 of his victims may have has promised to give authorities in Jefferson and Charles parishes information on unsolved murders which he said he knew Handcuffed and in Lucas was escorted Wednesday around Jefferson Parish flophouses for offshore promises to help Louisiana authorities rundown or burned out and abandoned housed that apparently were involved in his itinerant life in the area at various times between 1975 and One of the officers in the group held a tape recorder as Lucas took them on a tour of places in Marrero and Harvey all jumpingoff spots for offshore Jefferson Parish Sheriff Harry Lee said LUcas will be in Louisiana six describing crimes he says he committed in this area and showing police where they who was flown in from a Texas jail had already been sentenced to death for one murder and to life terms for four others in Local authorities have said they hope to keep him talking in hopes of clearing un solved cases still on their who apparently has a remarkable has led law enforcement agents In other states to widely separated crime scenes and provided them with a wealth of details about the In his first outing Wednesday as he went from Kenner to the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Lucas reportedly pointed out the scene of one crime he said he Officers involved in the case said he then provided details of several cases in the They said he obviously knows what hes talking about and is not simply talking about things hes Lee and other New Orleans area officers said they will not take Lucas word for any killings in the each will be checked against records of the and he will be required to take police to the they New Orleans Police Chief Henry Morris acknowledged that even if Lucas is charged with murder theres little chance he will ever Stand trial in Lucas already has been linked to eight murders in including four in Tammany Parish and four in north 15 other states are waiting for their chance to question He will be returned to Texas on News organizations want court to unseal Sharon transcripts NEW YORK AP Several news organizations want a federal appeals court to unseal the transcript of a secret court session conducted by the judge presiding at Ariel Sharons million libel suit against Time District Judge Abraham Sofaer cleared the courtroom Wednesday before reading the jury a letter from Times Israeli attorney that expressed about the information obtained from secret Israeli He also ordered sealed that portion of the trial transcript dealing with the letter from Time lawyer At a second court Sofaer refused the news organizations request that he unseal the saying the material was not explosive and he was bound by his agreement with Israel to keep it The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals said it might decide today on an emergency request by news media lawyers to unseal the transcript of the closed proceeding and to bar Sofaer from conducting any more of the trial in Earlier Sofaer admitted as evidence a report from the Israeli government that a review of secret documents does not back up part of the Time article Sharon claims libeled him in his million Blacks scores rise Reagan hints at Social Security cuts WASHINGTON AP President Reagan is hinting he might exempt Social Security costofiiving in creases from his blanket campaign promise not to cut benefits from the governments retirement and disability Asked at his nationally broadcast news conference Wednesday night whether he still considered the an nual Social Security costofliving adjustments Reagan I never specifically mentioned I did that I would resist anything that would reduce the payments and the The costofliving adjustments arc designed to keep Social Security payments in line with and there have been suggestions in Congress that those payments might be frozen to hold down rising budget Reagan said Wednesday he is resisting of this but would consider it if such legislation came to his desk for While hinting that he might be willing to eliminate next years Social Security costofliving in crease if Congress demonstrates strong support for such a Reagan insisted that he would not accept tax increases or a sharp slowdown of his Pentagon buildup to cut the red Reagan spoke after Senate Republicans got off to a shaky start in their bid to draft a deficit reduction package that would go beyond a budget plan the president has tentatively agreed I feel that a tax increase would be counterproductive and would set us back in the very thing that we have accomplished in these first four years and intend to carry and that is economic the president He also Defense is not a program in which we can determine what we want to that is dic tated by outside outside our NEW YORK AP New figures that show black youngsters con tinuing to gain on whites in college entrance exams are not really encouraging because fewer blacks are going to an education official Blacks registered a combined math and verbal mean score of 715 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test in the 198384 school up seven points from the previous according to statistics published by The College But that still left blacks trailing the national mean score of 897 by 182 and by 217 points compared with the mean score of white the sevenpoint combined mathverbal gain by blacks compared with a fivepoint rise by continuing a nearly decadelong trend in which minority youngsters scores have risen more rapidly than The College Board first began releasing racial and ethnic break downs of SAT scores in Spokesman Fred Moreno said the board has customarily declined to comment on But Reginald head of the Washingtonbased American Council Educations office of minority said he found the statistics not really Basically what we see is one of the ironies of American There is improvement by minorities on standardized but the number of minorities going on to higher education is going In he million blacks attended institutions of higher percent of total national In the total rose to million but has since slipped to or percent of the total in the latest year for which statistics arc Since the first year for which statistics are blacks have steadily narrowed the gap between their combined math and verbal SAT scores and those of white Nine years blacks trailed whites by 258 but have since reduced that gap by 41 The new statistics were contained in an annual CollegeBound 1984 which broke down student SAT per formance by race and ethnic The SAT is taken by nearly a million collegebound high school seniors each Both the math and verbal sections are scored on a scale of 200 to with a combined being a perfect The College Board also gave mean 1984 test scores for other minority groups 390 up two points from and 427 up two 398 up three and 519 up five up one and 420 up three Ricans in 50 states and District of Columbia up one and 400 up three Apartments explode LONDON AP An believed caused by leaking wrecked a luxury apartment house in south London burying up to 14 people under the Rescuers heard a womans voice from under the but three bodies were recovered and officials said there was little chance as many as 10 others believed trapped were One of several threestory buildings in the Manor Fields apartment complex on Putney Hill was demolished in the blast at A spokesman for South Eastern Gas said a resident had called to report a natural gas leak before the explosion and a utility van was en route to the apartment complex when the explosion The blast touched off a fire that burned for two hours before it was said a spokesman for the London Fire Police and firefighters dug through the rubble with small shovels and bare hands in nearfreezing fog and snow Shortly after one of them heard a womans a London Fire Brigade spokesman The word was passed round for people to shut up so that rescuers could hear her said the who would not give his A spokesman for the London Ambulance who declined to give his The estimated figure is 14 under the Dallas plans King service DALLAS AP About 100 about 20 parade several high school bands and about participants are expected to take part in a Saturday morning parade through downtown Dallas to kick off a weekend of celebration in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King After three days of including the parade and numerous speeches and memorial city offices will close Monday to commemorate Kings Beginning in Martin Luther King Day will become a national to be celebrated on the third Monday of January each The Dallas City Council voted last month to observe the holiday but U is being observed in Dallas one year early because of efforts of numerous community From the time thert official acknowledgement of his work said Charles Johnson director of the Martin Luther King Community Center in People talked about it and decided that maybe we should take a Johnson told the Dallas Times Lenell an ESysterns engineer who received nationwide attention during a successful effort to overturn his will be one of four grand marshals in the The other grand marshals will be former Dallas Cowboys fullback Robert Newhouse Dallas business leader Comer Cottrell and Cottrells On 700 to people are expected to attend a banquet that will include films on Kings life and performances by classical Proceeds will go pwincome ONE HOUR SALE Many One Hour Hot Specials Listed Here Plus Unadvertised Sales This Big Event Is 12 Time Description Price To Sale Price to Select Group Ladies Bendover Slacks and Wrangler Stretch Jeans For 10 to 11 PolyFill Standard Size Pillows Stock Ladies and Mens Leather Coats 11 to Noon Acme Western Boots Group Plush Acrylic Animal Throws Noon to 1 1 to 2 and Print Acrylic R QQ Blankets Group Junior Lightweight 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