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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 2, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas                                Co ilm 7v Tuesday Taylor Communications 25 cents September HeraldZeitung 52 16 Pages 1 Section USPS 377880 New Texas Reagan criticizes Carter for Klan city visit By ASSOCIATED PRESS Ronald Reagan has rebuked Jimmy Carter for opening his reelection campaign in the South and the city that gave the Ku Klux even as the president used the occasion to denounce the racist Reagans complaint came just one day after his national campaign Paul Laxalt of had declared the Republican nominee incapable of using any tactic designed to link the either directly or to the Reagan was speaking to a gathering at the Michigan State near Monday night when he spotted one man wearing a Jimmy Carter I thought you were in Alabama Reagan Then he added You I kind of like the Im happy to be where youre dealing at first hand with the economic problems that have been and hes opening his campaign down in the city that gave birth to and is the parent body of the Ku Klux who opened his own post convention campaigning a month ago in a southern city which is no stranger to racial referred to Carters Labor Day visit to a picnic in The presidents appearance there was preceded by a peaceful march through the downtown area by about 40 Klan Carter denounced them in his saying that as a it makes me angry to see them with a Confederate battle The president called the Klanstnen people who practice cowardice and who counsel fear and I see the raising of a cross and I remember that the one who was crucified taught us to have to hope and not to but to love one Asked to explain Reagans reference to the press secretary Lyn Nof ziger said Reagan had seen a newspaper and a television report about a Klan headquarters in But early another Reagan who asked not to be said it was Nof zigers idea to raise the Klan issue and that in later regretted doing According to the Encyclopedia the Klan originated in about 50 miles from But one of several modern day Klan the Knights of the moved its headquarters to Tuscumbia from just last Nofziger said Reagan was trying to contrast the fact that hes up here talking to workers and Carters down there in a safe part of the David Gray is dwarfed by his Dutch windmill Staflphoto Windmill useful By SANDRA JACKSON Staff Writer A familiar landmark to travelers of FM 306 near Canyon Dam is a Dutch windmill standing to the side of the Its actually in the back yard of and David Gray of Cadillac among the morning glories and sweet potato Most windmills are useful as well as and this one is no But its purpose is far different from most which are used to grind feed or pump who built the structure nine years originally started out to build a cistern to hold rain water for his He laid the red brick circular base and topped it with a galvanized But when I got all it looked Gray His is from which is known for its Dutch So when she went out of town for a I decided to surprise he A friend had torn down a house and offered Gray some used lumber and building Gray then struck on the idea of converting the tank to a windmill and began The structure is 30 feet tall to the top of the and the blades are each 14 feet but they are purely Friends kept when youre ready to put up the let me know and Ill help but I did it Gray He installed the hub and then constructed scaffolding and working from assembled each blade from redwood he had I assembled the whole thing in five he and nobody could figure out how I did Gutters route water from the roof of their home to an underground which flows into the cistern for collection of A twoinch rain will fill the he The bottom tank formed by the bricks will hold gallons of rain which the Grays use to water their yard and A smaller tank has been installed on which holds about 450 gallons of well water for emergency When we had so much trouble with our water we put in our own Gray and decided to hold some because we didnt want to do A few years after he built his Dutch the city of Nederland built the Nederland Museum in a similar only much and the Grays are proud to have built theirs A retired construction Grays next which is well under is to build a country Miniature buildings stand in a row on property he owns across the street from his The one Im working on now will have a real fireplace and a screened where well make coffee in a tin pail and sit and play he Youth leader killed two others are hurt An area youth leader was a San Antonio man injured and a 17yearold set fire to himself in separate incidents over the Church in the Valley youth director Louis Rock died Monday in a Houston hospital of injuries sustained in a Saturday night autopedestrian accident in according to Jonathan of San An suffered multiple frac tures and lacerations after fallng from a cliff Sunday at a Preiss Heights park off Edwards He is listed in satisfactory condition at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Polish miners still off jobs Poland AP Remnants of Polands strike wave lingered on today as miners at 10 coal mines in the southwest part of the country stayed off the But the official radio station there reported government negotiators agreed to the strikers demands and were ready to sign an agreement with Informed sources said the miners in Upper Silesia demanded safety guarantees including shorter work shifts and written guarantees of the union and strike rights promised the strikers northern There was no immediate word whether the strikers were also ready to sign the The government commission is comprehensively examining the joint terms of reference for an agreement worked out said Radio The demands put forward by the workers are acceptable in their The government commission is ready to sign an agreement with the interfactory strike Warsaw Radio announced earlier that the miners were still on strike less than 12 hours after the official Polish news announced a tentative settlement had been reached giving the miners improved safety Mining accidents in the pits of Upper Silesia took 62 lives in the last three months of Elsewhere in hundreds of thousands of workers throughout the nation returned to their jobs Monday following the signing of an agreement granting them concessions un precedented for a Soviet Bloc To end the 18dayold strike that idled some workers in more than 20 Communist Party chief Edward Giereks regime agreed to write a new labor law giving the workers the right to strike and the right to form free and independent trade unions separate from the official unions controlled by the Inside TAKING Jimmy told Emergency Medical Service technicians here he doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire because he was despondent over the loss girl He was taken to Brooke Army Medical where his condition was listed Tuesday as serious but with second and third degree burns over 30 percent of his Rock died at 9 in Hermann where he was taken after being airlifted from a Humble hospital shortly after the which oc curred at The youth director was visiting his and John Rock of He and a friend were walking on the side of a street in a residential section of Humble when a car ap parently striking who was walking nearest the Rock was apparently carried on the hood of the car for a few seconds before being thrown to the striking the back of his Rock had served as youth director at the lakearea church since February He was a candidate for December graduation from Southwest Texas State University with a double major in criminology and He was also the group leader for a Bible study for high school boys in New and worked with disadvantaged boys in San where he also was involved in Campus Crusade for Memorial services are pending in Houston and at Church in the Valley under the direction of Boyd Rock is survived by his two sisters and one Wheeling suffered a compound fracture of the right avulsion of the left and numerous cuts and according to EMS He was climbing up the and missed the EMS technician Kent Howard said He was taken to Brooke at G EMS reports described of 140 as a human The burns were sustained at the intersection of South Mesquite and West San Antonio streets about 3 Driver Scott Koehler and attendant Danny Halbardier transferred Hilton to the burn ward at Howard J Canyon Lake level hits lowwater mark The water level at the Canyon Reservoir dropped to feet above mean sea level lowest the level has been since it reached conservation level in Yesterdays reading broke the 1971 low record of Arlene a secretary at the Canyon Dam Corps of Engineers The water level has been dropping at approximately of a foot per Garrett and will continue to Not real but she Recent rains in the area have not helped the water Garrett We didnt have rains in the right adding that there has not been enough rain in the Guadalupe River watershed in Kerrville to raise the level in the Right here we havent had much rain she The Guadalupe River was flowing at 69 cubic feet per second last and the dam was releasing water at 50 Leory Goodson of the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority Goodson said the water release at the dam would probably remain at 50 unless there was a drastic decrease in the reservoir If it continues to well have to lower he   

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