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Lebanon 272-5611 Hershey 838-6345 Palmyra 838-6345 Pine Grove 345-8812 Toll Free 1-800-457-5929 Sound Off 272-3136 35 per copy $1.25 on Sunday $3.35 weekly (single copy) $2.50 weekly (home delivery)- Serving the Lebanon Valley since 1872 SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1992 119TH YEAR NO. 237 LEBANON, PA. Twister rips through county Storm tears trees, power lines I yr 0 3.. rTs 1' 0 i i 7 Jg HP 7'y 1 donderry Township but the store wasnt damaged. The Palmyra-Bellegrove Road was closed overnight because of the trees toppled by the storm.

A funnel cloud was seen at 6:47 m. on Waterworks Way. At 7:16 a tornado was reported to be traveling northwest, north of Myerstown, Five minutes later, a funnel cloud was reported to have touched down at Grubb and Snow roads in North Lebanon Township. Other tornado touchdowns were reported in Little Kutztown at 7:24 m. and along Houtztown Road in Jackson Township at 7:35 p.m.

The final spotting was reported in Show of faith Last years visit by the Weeping Madonna statue is still strengthening the faith of local Catholics. 1 Page 15 AT A GLANCE Air fares set to rise American Airlines retreated Friday from a proposal to raise fares by as much as 35 percent in hundreds of markets, but all air carriers still were set to increase prices by about 4.4 percent across the board. Air fares were to rise Saturday by about $10 to $20 in most domestic markets, airlines said. On Tuesday, American had proposed to raise fares in 830 markets by 35 percent over current prices. That would bring those fares back to their levels of mid-April, when American instituted a simplified pricing system that was undercut by some rivals chopping fares.

After that move, American proposed to then boost all fares by 4.4 percent. Peacekeepers killed Jim Zengeri9 The Daily News Lorrie Barlett, Annville RD 3, finds several huge tree limbs on the roof of her home after a tornado passed through her neighborhood. Tornado keeps emergency officials busy for hours 1 it sr -v ryf sl -t vc.vrvrf A Dpv, li i ty Emergency Management Agency. It was a really fast-moving storm. An estimate of damages wont be completed until later this morning.

One minor injury was reported at the Penn Paddock veterinary clinic north of Annville. A family whose home on Hilltop Road was severely damaged relocated to their motor home overnight. In North Londonderry Township, 11 homes were reported as having minor damage. Miller said. A funnel cloud was seen over Festival Foods in North Lon make 1992 look ominously like last year when a budding recovery faltered in the late summer.

The May deficit, a 4.5 increase from Aprils imbalance, marked the fifth time in the past six months that exports have fallen. Rising export sales had been the bulwark of what little growth the economy has managed to produce in the past three years and the administration was counting on further gains this year to offset the weak domestic economy. By LES STEWART Staff Writer Lebanon County emergency officials got their first warning of possible tornados shortly after 6 m. Friday. Within a half hour of the National Weather Service warning, a funnel cloud touched down along Bellegrove Road in North Londonderry Township.

The warning was issued after the Dauphin County Emergency Management Agency received a report of a tornado in South Hanover Township heading for Lebanon County. We were lucky, said Clyde By WENDIE WELLS And HOWARD KOLUS Staff Writers 2 BELLEGROVE Jelt Kleinfeller couldnt believe hi eyes. The sun was shining to my right and I looked to the left and there was this tornado coming. I watched the whole thing, said Kleinfelter, Annville RD 3, who had been on his front porch watching lightning bolts dance across the sky during a severe thunderstorm that erupted over the Palmyra-Bellegrove Road in North Londonderry Township at about 7 pm. Friday night.

I had never seen a tornado before, he said. Kleinfelter said he ran inside his house just in time to feel the log home begin shaking with the force of the tornado, which traveled from west to east through Lebanon County, cutting a swath of damage and destruction across North Londonderry, North Lebanon and Jackson townships. In most cases, destruction was limited to downed trees and wires and minor structural damage to homes, sheds and barns. A dollar estimate had not yet been determined Friday evening. One minor injury was reported.

Kleinfelter said he tried to phone his brother-in-law, Dr3 Ronald Stuber, a veterinarian who operates the Penn Paddock Equine Center just over the hill from Kleinfelters place, but his phone was dead. As Kleinfelter piled in his truck to head over to Penn Paddock, Stuber already had his hands full at the clinic. In addition to uprooting seieral large Colorado blue spruce trees and sending whole sections of split rail fence flying, the tornado blew out several windows in the clinic. Stuber said he had tried to close the windows, but his face and arms were cut by flying glass. We had a real heavy rain and then it cleared off and the sun came out, said Stuber of tne calm before the fury.

It got quiet and then in five (Continued on page 2) ingly fierce competition, and declining imports reflecting fragile domestic demand," said Willard Workman, vice president for international affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Analysts said Americas export prospects werent helped any by the move Thursday by Germanys central bank to boost interest rates because that will slow demand not only in Germany but throughout Europe. I tfc If. the Mt.

Zion area at 7:40 p.m. The countys Emergency Operating Center was activated and the Red Cross and the countys radio amateur team were notified. Three additional EMA dispac-thers were called in to help the regular four dispatchers handling calls during the evening. About 30 people were called into the EMA offices to handle the weather emergency. Three EMA damage assessment teams spent the evening visiting sites damaged by the tornados.

The tornado warning was finally lifted at 8:30 p.m. into recession." Exports dropped 2.5 percent to $35.49 billion while imports declined 1.4 percent to $42 87 billion. The trade deficit is the gap between those two figures. Some analysts said they were as concerned about the decline in imports, reflecting weak domestic demand, as they were about falling exports. "We have the worst of all worlds declining exports due to a sluggish global economy and increas- avina bo11 7.

I a 9 it deficit posts worst showing in 18 months SARAJEVO, Bosnia Herzegovina A land mine explo-sion killed two French peacekeepers in Croatia on Friday, according to Croatian army officials. They were the first U.N. soldiers killed in the Yugoslav, By MARTIN CRUTSINGER Thn r.n, I AP Economics Writer HINA thl taL Ky WASHINGTON The U.S. were driving near ThAHria I trade dcflcit widened to $7.38 were driving near the Adriatic I hiiiion thp worst showing in in port of Zadar. Other details onthk as sXof Sncan air- werent immediately SaKnd fiS proiU dropd sharply in May, the Commerce Department said Friday.

INHFX I One economist termed the unex- 1 1 L-f t. pectedly bad report the worst of all worlds and many analysts Church 4 5 I worried that a spate of bad reports Classified I in recent weeks was beginning to Miller, director of Lebanon Coun- Trade Convention memories Abortion issue puts Republican in Demo camp However, private economists said that spreading weakness in many of Americas major overseas markets made it highly questionable that exports will show much improvement this year, knocking yet another prop away from the fledgling recovery. What we have is another clear sign of a loss of momentum in the U.S. economy. said Allen Sinai, chief economist of the Boston Co.

There are increasing questions over hether we are slipping back registered as an independent, affronted him. The party had refus-ed his request to speak with an anti-abortion message. Taylor Is no stranger to Casey. She had worked hard against his tax reform efforts and was on Barbara Wafers campaign staff. Wafer ran unsuccessfully against Casey In the last election.

After the address, Tajlor responded to press interviews and then asked to meet the Penn-8) Ivanu delegation. As site walked to the area, three cameras followed me then Bob Casey stood up and left," she recalled. Taylor said she could not tell if it was because he saw her coming or If he would have cone anywav. I got to see Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary at the hotel about midnight, she recalled. He said he was very grateful.

I stuck my hand out and said thank you and that I hoped Ins (acceptance) speech would go well. Ills wife was the same way, very cordial." The Taylor family has been involved in GOP politics for many years Kathys fulher, Dan Seiverilng. now 74 years old and living Jusl (Continued oil page 2) Comics 18 jxi I Sports 11-13 Weather I Lots lots of calls! The customer who placed the following ad in The Datlv Newt classified section reported Lots Ixits of Calls! HHS WANttO Fu An lt Job am Al Dany Cat Call the Dally News Classified Advertising Department today at 274-3474 to place your ad. tiemoyne FACTORY DIRECT Mattress Sets Water Bods 270-7255 By HOWARD KOLUS Palmyrallerthey Bureau Chief HERSHEY teople magazine lay on the coffee table in this staunchly Republican home, the Bill Clinton Issue with the Democratic presidential candidate and his family smiling from the cover. Corky, an old dog of infinite variety, wandered slowly after Kathy Taylor, as she walked from the living room to a computer nearby to print out a resume for a Visitor.

Taylor, In shorts and T-shirt, a day previously had returned from the Democratic convention where she addressed delegates and television viewers. Today she interrupted her household chores to talk about the experience and her beliefs. Yes, shell vole for Clinton although shes never before voted anvthtng but Republican. the reason: The candidate's pro choice stand, although Taylor says the Issue encompasses much more than whether one is for or against abortion. Taylor, 4.1, the mother of a 19 year-old daughter and 15 year-old son, is a former Derry Township supervisor.

She reportedly angered Gov. Robert Kathy Taylor bark home In Hershey Casey, who was quoted as saying her 8 minute address on abortion and women's Issues, delivered as she was surrounded by five other Republican women and one Tl AstumtfftJ Despite temperatures near this polar bear at the BaiUmoie Zoo Is having a ball literally. The bear was beating the heal ht his pool at the oo Friday morning..

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