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f fJA iJk.sMvlMkSSt M'Y KtHMKK Coastal cities cleaning up after suffering Frances' fury . ) . : '. ' i 1 Houston, Texas (AP) Coastal communities crawled bavk to hie Vturday is flootywater; fioia TryHi-"iVd Storm Frances receded and II ie cVanup began. J rYom house to house In a neigh-flbrhood tn northwest Houston, lur-niture, clothing ' and toys were backed outside in a scene remiiiis-iVnt of a weekend yard $ale ' ' " ' "It'i not that bad, hut It's hurl HiougM," Steve Wiarski' Mid' as he draped drenched - T-Khlrts and sweaters over the back of his pi klip true k. "I don't hav any insurance i lliey told me 1 didn't need tt wheii'l bought this house, f. '. They lied."' ' Siarski's home, was one of at,Je;is LllOO damaged in flooding caused by ranees, which belted the region ith up to a foot of rain alter making Udfall early Friday. The storm weakened to a tropical epression as it moved inland al- liough its remnants caused scal- ked thunderstorms Saturday in f exas and Louisiana. Tliree tornadoes also touched town in parts of Louisiana, although Ittle damage and no injuries were ported. On Thursday, one man died and x people were injured in a BETTER : t' .tt .'A ,v v IM l 1 tit i s t, Ifom o 5o bonus on T.J.Maxt purchases made with the TJX People's Bonk, CI Apply today at yow nearest store to star 1993 rj.V,o SmtMKKK 1,1. VMi .1 i "I don't have any Insurance, they told , m I didn't nri it uuhpn thought this house. They lied." '. Steve Slarski Jloimton rrjiidi'iit Louisiana tornado and five people suffered minor iijuries in a Texas tornado. On Friday, a woman died in a car accident in heavy rain in the New Orleans area Houston officials estimated resi wdent.ial.lQsses of up to $W million. Just northeast of Galveston, sev- eraj homes crumbled into the Gulf of Mexico. At least 10 businesses and 00 homes received major damage, said Tom Lavagnino, spokesman for the Texiis Department of Emergency Management. Farther south, the tow n of Sargent r emained under up to 5 feet of water, and some areas were accessible only by boat, said sheriffs deputy Wayne Frieda. Two Houston-area residents were rescued Sat urda v. in the Gulf of Mex- ico afteK sufriving 15-foot seas in DRESSES, BETTER SHOES. BETTER DRESSES FROM $ '99 A terrific selection of career, casual, "and day into evening styles. ' 'A ' .! , '" - - y - i ,.:.TOP DESIGNER SHOES $AO" Ami Sold esewriere for f W SW0 and more. v'" A great V Vso" Cord issued by earning rewards. ' K nurryintorme ; , 1 f 1 best selection. 1 " ' I -''vbx -Kfes irrs i West Des Moines: Clockfower Square Shopping Call 1-800-2TJ-MAXX their sailboat during the storm. The and apparently had become dia- a"''u. uuurd oinciajs said. In Louisiana, the town of Jean Lafitte remained under a mandatory evacuation order, with water flooding most streets. In Harvey, prisoners and National Guard members stacked thousands of sandbags on top of a 50-foot stretch of a levee separating the Harvey Canal from a neighborhood. The situation was better In New Orleans' historic French Quarter. Tourists who had been hiding in their hotel rooms came out in droves to shop, stroll and drink. "The streets here yesterday were rivers," said Jennifer Spinney, a clerk at a souvenir shop. "Today they're bone dry." Tim Schoch of Cincinnati was out walking in short pants for the first time since Thursday, when he ar- rived in New Orleans for a wedding. Before Saturday, the highlights of the trip had been a 100-yard wading walk from his hotel and getting stuck in four-hour traffic jam on the way the ceremony. c.riri.lWlljr. "Today it's just pleasant," Schoch said. , HURRY LEADING MAKERS a SfO 99 SoW esewhere Wand '100. collection of the finest names in women's shoes. forry fo. STARTS TODAY Tiffin) SEE WHAT'S NEW Center, University Avenue at 28th for nearest store. I..... n mi im ii in 1 1 ... .i ii. i. m i IYT i'ii K W ; " ' ' ' " f , ,rt 11. J L 1. . -1'.. iyn nagier iooks over ner returning to her Houston home for -PI THIS WEEK Street Styles will vary by store. AnMX I.XTHI I'Kl.SS noou-aamagea Dcionuigs autr. Saturday. 1 Oliio congresswoman taking leave of absence Columbus, Ohio (AP) Rep. Deborah Pryce has taken an indefinite leave from Congress because her 8-year-old daughter is being treated for a rare bone cancer. Healing? through Hypnotherapy Training A Certification Program Classes bsgln October 3 ft 4 Greg States, PhD, Instructor American College of Hypnosis mi LHU 13X91 ui-vnu m, ci ... .... v, '-a w . ujA sj The human hand is an intricate arrangement of muscle, bone, nerve, ' tendon and vessels. An integral tool 1,000 different movements in a single day. Keep your body in top condition Let the experts at The Hand Surgery Center of Iowa take care of your hand and upper extremity injuries. Our training in hand surgery clearly exceeds that of any plastic surgical group in central Iowa and credentials do matter. , HAND SURGERY CENTER OF IOWA A Division of Heartland Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. PC. BOARD CERTIFIED Eugene J. Cherny, M.D., F.A.C.S. Timothy Heartland Plastic Surgery Building: 1061 1 Hickman Road Des Moines, IA 50322 www.heartlandplasticsurg.com I Buy 4 daily and get the cT) 'tttoliriacap motors fcgbbr Only Cost of four daily and one Sunday Register is $1.60 (Sunday Register sold seperately is $1 .50) Obsessed fans find fun at Disney r convention Uke Buen VisU, Fla. (AP) Frank and Marilyn Pancotto'i kitflw en in North Carolina is decorated with a Mickey and Minnie motif. Hm dining room is resplendent in Beajitj and the Beast decor and tle living room has a decidedly Snow Whji and Fantasia flair. , K()lert Sher doesn't have enough room for all his Disney memora in his New York City apartment,, so he keeps much in storage. b;m Cast eel has thousands of Disney fig. urines and 1SH) animation cells in his Clifton, N.J., home. If there were a support group for these people, it would be called D-neyholics Anonymous. Instead, these Disney collectors and 2,0(j0 other Disney fanatics find their support, and hundreds more items, jp buy, each year at the Official Dis- neyana Convention. , This year's convention held it Walt Disney World wrapped tip Friday. "It 's somet hing inside you that as a kid was never satisfied. This help you feel like a kid again," said TJr David Burnsides of Columbus, Ohia He and his wife, Mary Lou, spent $6,000 on Disney collectibles and merchandise at the seventh annual convention. ConventionEars" paid at least $1,185 fora week of seminars, theme parks visits, speeches, auctions, of Disney memorabilia, and spending sprees on Disney merchandise. ,; ,. At this year's auction, a businessman from New Canaan, Conn., paid $22,000 for a flying elephant car frord the theme park Dumbo ride. A vehi cle from the recently closed Mr. Toad's Wild Ride sold for $13,000.: These are our most loyal farts," said Ed Storin, manager of events and specialty merchandise at Walt Disney World. in everyday life that makes pveij1 ; 515-254-2265 SURGEONS M. Schurman, M.D., Marie E. Montag, M.jT Registers qrJ 'Sister confab to beaky at m . i mwuiHMjm I.. , I I m . . . . v- - - -

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