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New Mexican (Newspaper) - July 18, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico THE SANTA FE Locally owned and independent Serving New Mexico for 156 yews MONDAY JULY 18 2005 FIFTY CENTS Hurricane Emily moves in Category 4 hurricane closes in on Mexicos Yucatan peninsula The Associated Press CANCUN Mexico Winds and rain from Hurricane Emily began lashing Cancuns beaches Sunday after thousands of tourists were evacuated from their hotels to improvised shelters at schools and gymnasiums while others fled this Caribbean resort known for its emerald waters and discos Packing 145 mph winds Emily sideswiped Jamaica where four people where swept away in a car before taking aim at the Yucatan peninsula where it whipped sand from the beaches downed signs and toppled trees As it approached the Yucatan the storm toppled billboards and knocked out power in Playa del Carmen south of Cancun and left Isla Mujeres and parts of the island of Cozumel and Cancun without electricity Mexican authorities predicted the hurricanes eye could pass almost directly over Cozumel early this morning Mexicos stateowned oil company announced Sunday that two pilots were killed in the Gulf of Mexico when their helicopter was downed by strong winds as they tried to land on an offshore oil rig to evacuate workers The craft operated by a contract company was part of a fleet of 15 ships and 26 helicopters working to transfer oil workers to shore Piease see EMILY Page A4 Hurricane Emily CATEGORY tj LOCATION MOVEMENT MAX WIND N WNW18 mph 165 mph W As of 9 MDT Projected path Window of movement Hurricane warning TEXAS Noon Wetto r i iNpon Gulf of Mexico tTues 7 L MOP TaTipico cossr MEX PEN o Sun Pacific Ocean SOURCES AccuWeather USGS AP POPAYFOOT RACE Lauren Tlie New Mexican Jerome Tafoya 18 of Santa Clara Pueblo takes the lead Sunday at the start of the 5WIometer PoPay Foot Race following a golf cart driven by race coordinators Len Cata left and Larry Phillips Lawrence Bustos 17 of Taos shown behind Tafoya won the race Lenaya Martinez of San Juan Pueblo won the 12andunder race RUNNING TO REMEMBER Fivekilometer race commemorates leader of Pueblo Indian Revolt of 1680 By SHANNON SHAW The New Mexican Lenaya Martinez a San Juan Pueblo elementary student could barely see the starting line as adults stood around her waiting to begin the annual PoPay Foot Race More than 60 runners lined up Sunday morn ing to run the 5kilometer race that commemo rates the San Juan Pueblo leader PoPay led the Pueblo Indian Revolt of 1680 which pueblo offi cials calj the only successful American Indian uprising against European colonizers Before the race 9yearold Lenaya and the other runners stood and listened to Herman Agoyo a San Juan Pueblo Tribal Council mem ber offer a prayer in Tewa for the runners and explain the significance of the race On Aug 9 1680 two Tesuque runners Catua and Ontua became the first two Pueblos to die in the revolt Agoyo said The runners boys not much older than Lenaya ran with a knotted chord that told the pueblos when to begin the revolt The number of knots signified how many days were left until the revolt began They ran from Tesuque to the Galisteo area with the chord when they were captured and sentenced to death Agoyo said In 1979 the race was formed to remember the revolt and the important role that running played in Pueblo culture San Juan Gov Joe Garcia said Foot races have been a part of Pueblo culture for centuries Agoyo said There are specific songs that are sung just for foot races On June 23rd we have a run just so we dont forget the Agoyo said The runners sing and they carry a branch of cotton wood while they sing and dance after the The PoPay 5K annual run coincides with the Eight Northern Indian Pueblo Arts and Crafts Please see RUNNING Page A4 Man takes police on fivemile car chase By BRANDON GARCIA The New Mexican A Santa Fe man led police on a fivemile car chase Sunday in a stolen truck waved to observers along the way and drew a gun in front of officers before his cap ture in a field near Capital High School police said Just as Patrick Maez pulled a semiautomatic pistol police said an officer shot him with a stun gun So happy birthday to Santa Fe Police Chief Beverly Lennen said noting it was Maezs 20th birthday Maez was arrested on charges of aggravated fleeing from law enforcement driving while under the influence possession of stolen property and three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Police later discovered Maez has a bench warrant for failure to appear in Municipal Court The chase averaged speeds of about 45 mph and began after police responded to a womans report that she saw a stolen 2003 Toyota Tacoma at Lowes Super Save 1700 St Michaels Drive Police said the truck was stolen from the 1900 block of Kiva Road on May 11 At about 3 police spot ted the pickup in the 2100 block of Rancho Siringo Road Police tried to box Maez in but he escaped after trying to ram a police officer with the truck Lennen said He fled south stopped to Jet out his passenger Danilo Olivas 19 then headed west on Governor Miles Road according to the police chief She said Olivas of Santa Fe was later arrested on a bench war rant charging failure to appear in a Sandoval County court Police tried to flatten Maezs tires with spike strips but he took a route different than what police anticipated Lennen said Waving at people the entire time he crossed Cerrilios Road Please see CHASE Page A4 Reporter Cheney aide involved in leak case Matt Cooper Time magazine reporter Lewis Libby Vice presidents chief of staff Vice presidents chief of staff was source for Time story By PETE YOST The Associated Press WASHINGTON The vice presidents chief of staff Lewis Libby was a source along with the presidents chief political adviser for a Time story that identified a CIA officer the magazine reporter said Sunday further countering White House claims that neither aide was involved in the leak In an effort to quell a chorus of calls to fire deputy White House chief of staff Karl Rove Republi cans said Rove originally learned about Valerie Plames identity from the news media That exon erates Rove the Republican Party chairman said and Democrats should apologize But it is not clear that it was a journalist who first revealed the information to Rove A lawyer familiar with Roves grandjury testimony said Sunday that Rove learned about the CIA officer either from the media or from someone in government who said the information came from a journalist The lawyer spoke on condition of anonymity because the federal investigation is con tinuing In a firstperson account in the latest issue of Time magazine reporter Matt Cooper wrote that during his grandjury appear ance last Wednesday prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald asked me sev eral different ways if Rove had indicated how he had heard that Plame worked at the Cooper said Rove did not indicate how he had heard The White Houses assurance in 2003 that Rove was not involved in the leak of the CIA officers iden tity was a said John Podesta White House chief of staff in the Clinton administration He said Roves credibility is in Until last week the White House had insisted for nearly two years that Libby and Rove had no connection to the leak Plames husband is Bush administration critic Joseph Wilson the top diplomat in Iraq at the start of the Persian Gulf War The White House refused last week to repeat its denials about Roves The refusal came amid the disclosure that Rove told Cooper on July 11 2003 that Wilsons wife apparently worked at the CIA and had authorized a trip he took to Africa in 2002 The White House on Sunday declined to comment about Libby saying the investiga Please see REPORTER Page A5 Terrific tiger Tiger Woods never trailed over the final 63 holes at St Andrews and turned in the first wire towire victory at the British Open in 32 years Sports Bl Todays obituary Paulita Kennedy 79 Los Alamos July 15 Page C2 NDEX B6 Annies Malbci Opinion A7 Classifieds Dl Police notes A2 Comics C7 Scoreboard B2 Crossword C6 Sports Bl Education C3 Spanish page Cl Horoscope C6 Weather Todays forecast Mostly sunny afternoon Tstorm High 92 low 61 Page TheWesfs Oldest Newspaper Five sections 28 pages 156th year Issue No 199 Publication No 596440 Late paper 9840363 t 0 I ;