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Orange Leader, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1994, Orange, Texas The Orange Leader 1994 220 16 2 sections you can depend on us Texas 35 cent monday digest typhoon lashes Taiwan a Motorist struggles through a flooded Street in Taipei today As typhoon Doug lashed Tai wan with Strong winds and heavy leaving at least four people old Walls Tumble Down Jordan a in a ceremony brim Ming with Israel and Jordan today opened the first Road link Between the two once warring a Harbinger of what their leaders Hope will be a broader King Hussein of who made the historic event possible by signing a no belligerency pact with Israel two weeks said he hoped it would As israeli prime minister Yitzhak the first israeli head of government to officially set foot on jordanian and Secretary of state Warren shared the Rostrum with Prince has san As some israelis and jordanians sat together in wooden they wore White baseball Caps to protect them from the scorching a dozen jordanian and israeli War veterans Shook hands and exchanged two Young Zora a Kibbutz and Nancy of presented shears on velvet pillows for Rabin and Hassan to Cut the White ceremonial the Border which cannot be used by israelis and jordanians until there is a formal peace is one byproduct of the War Nomore agreement King Hussein and Rabin signed two weeks ago at the White House in 3 million infected in year Japan a some 3 million people around the world caught the aids virus in the past year on third of them in Asia with no slowdown in new cases in health officials said while aids has largely levelled off in the United states and other Western the virus continues to ravage sub saharan Africa and is tearing into More people became infected last year than in any previous and the global total now stands at More than 17 million said Michael head of the world health organizations aids in outlining the scope of the epidemic at the 10th International conference on Merson said More than 10 million people in sub saharan Africa Are believed to have the aids virus More than any other Region of the in the United states and other industrialized the number of people dying from aids roughly offsets the number contracting the aids Between and 1 million americans Are thought to be inside features local National weather Texas world partly 20 percent Chance of afternoon showers lower 70s Southeast 510 More Page miss your paper if you Are not satisfied with your delivery service or want to Start a subscription Call 8833571 or 7696622 monday through 8 until saturday and 7 until 9 Vidor Complex Only first of Many Houston after theres of America integrated its desegregation is coming to Public housing projects in East it started with the Allwhite project in nearly a year housing Secretary Henry Cisneros seized control of the Vidor Low income project after local officials failed to integrate the similar projects in 36 East Texas counties Are gearing up for the next wave of renewed integration of 14 years after ordered by a Federal court to do in the northeastern Texas town of grand the department of housing and Urban development is pressuring the grand Saline housing authority to move 26 Black families into its Public housing twehous ton Post reported grand Saline has one of nine Public housing projects in Small Northeast Texas cities still without Black the town of has one of nine Public housing projects in Small Northeast Texas cities still without Black Linda who Heads grand Salines housing a said that since Hud Drew up a new desegregation plan for East she has been ordered to open 26 apartments for it would probably take us five or six years to hold 26 she grand Saline has applied for million in Hud funds for renovation including Central air and heat grand Saline has a number of hispanic and at least one american but Blacks have simply never moved the 1990 census lists one Black resident of grand but no one can remember a Black Ever living in Beeler and other Northeast Texas housing officials in Sist they have never discriminated against prospective Black and they resent implications to the Coria a few Are Quick to complain that most notably the klan and have done More to stir up please see Page 3a getting involved a photo there to offer Handson help for desperate and dying Tipper wife of vice president Al assists another Volunteer with the bathing of a rwandan orphan suffering from cholera Gore started helping Relief workers at mugano refugee Camp As soon As she arrived in proposed budget reflects changes j by Glenda Dyer staff reporter major staff and spending reductions Over the past year have helped put the City of Orange Back on its while additional revenues have helped restore the cites operating documents the improved financial picture is reflected in the 1995 proposed budget which shows no tax the Cut of Only three positions com pared to 68 last an effective 5percent raise for and an extra set aside for a Street and drainage a Public hearing is set for 9 tuesday on the million proposed spending the Public hearing will take place at the beginning of the City Council meeting at the Orange Public Library the City will see an increase in re venue of More than be cause of tax abatement that have expired and been placed on the tax City manager Chuck Pinto is re questing ail new funds from the expired tax abatement be placed in the general fund plus another has been budgeted for that when saved from the 1994 budget is the total in re serves will be about which is about 25 percent of the Gen eral 1b this is a onetime recommendation that will allow the City to be Back in full Reserve status by the end of fiscal year Pinto this is three years ahead of the schedule Pinto set when he proposed the 19941 i the 1995 budget plan includes million for capital outlay for the sewer system in the 1994 budget was million and included million for the sewer system work the project has not an the City is debating whether to finance it through the state or through a private the proposed budget is balanced using the calculated effective prop erty tax rate of cents per 100 of last years effective tax rate was because the proposed rate is the same As the effective tax no Public hearing will be required for the tax last years budget was based on a percent increase above the cites effective tax rate of another increase in water and sewer rates will be seen this the sewer rates will jump per mainly to raise funds to pay on please see Page 3a affidavit details reasons for search of residence by Laurie Haynes staff reporter an affidavit filed recently for a search warrant for the Home of Steve Page detailed reasons Why Vidor police believed evidence might be found on the premises that could provide links to the 1991 murder of pages detective Ray Moseley said in the affidavit that such evidence might consist of semen and bits of clothing investigators collected samples of undisclosed items during the search and submitted them for Dan Lucille Katherine Kathy Page was found dead in her car on May the car was in a ditch at the intersection of Green Street and West Bolivar pages Home was located in the 400 Block of Moseley noted there was no noticeable damage to the car and evidence at the scene indicated she had been dressed and placed in the car after she was an autopsy showed the victim had been then strangled to the autopsy also showed she had had sexual inter course before her death and the semen present in her body was absent of which the forensic pathologist said was indicative of Intercourse with a Man who had undergone a according to Moseley k his investigation revealed that Steve Page had a Vasec Tom y performed earlier in Kathy pages James has publicly alleged that Steve Page was responsible for his wife in signs posted along interstate 10 in Rose Fulton proclaims his daughter was raped while please see Page 2a Shangrila tree crashes City of Energy and other workers help remove an 80foot Pine tree that fell across West Park Avenue at link Avenue about 4 the which stood on Stark prop erty known As broke off about 14 feet above the ground and crashed into Trees on t in East Side of barely missing one it is believe d to have fallen be cause Carpenter ants had not Lowed out portions of its Power lines were broken and neighbourhood electricity was out until about 7 traffic on Park was blocked until the de Bris was staff photo by Glenda

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