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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 30, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas ilm Center Comp Box W3o 75235 Protestors delay debate on hostages By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Amid stormy scenes at the Parliament many Iranian deputies boycotted public debate on the American hostages leaving the 228seat legislature short of its 179 member quorum and forcing postponement of the session until Sixtysix deputies defied appeals by Tehran radio and Irans chief Judge Sadegh Khalkali that they attend today many of them protesting any action on release of the captives before the presidential elections the stern Islamic judge who has sent scores of convicted criminals before firing squads and is known as a hardliner on the hostage stormed to the screaming and waving his white turban over his and pleaded for a quorum so debate could The deputies in attendance shouted that debate should be held even without a a Danish radio correspondent reported from the Saying he was no friend of the United States or Jimmy Khalkhali said that regardless of the effect of the hostage issue on the presidential it was a problem the assembly was obliged to the reporter Dozens of boycotting deputies milled They sent a message into the hall saying a debate would only help the cause of the United and especially Jimmy the reporter A source close to the debate said the boycotters wanted to stay clear of the election to avoid any appearance of collusion with the Carter administration over release of the in their 362nd day of captivity The protest by hardline deputies was joined by a second smaller faction which opposes releasing the Americans on general Some deputies have called for spy trials for the After a delay of an only 162 deputies showed up and parliamentary Speaker Hashemi Rafsanjani dismissed those gathered in the assembly He lashed out at the Western news media and again claimed the United States was involved in the IranIraq At the very moment when we were due to discuss the special commissions report on the hostages the defenseless people of Dezful were smothered in blood and dust by groundtoground he referring to last weeks Iraqi rocketing of the army garrison America has received many blows and will not calm down and its provocations against this nation will always he I declare that the hostage issue has nothing to do with the IranIraq war and the Americans should bear in mind that such last ditch actions and in terference in the destiny of this nation will not remain Irans official news confirmed the session was canceled and said the discussion of the findings of the special com mittee is scheduled for 8 reporters for Pars said it was not clear that all deputies would agree to disep the hostage issue at that Many deputies have said they were mure concerned about the IranIraq war and Hat President Abolhassan HaniSadr a other officials mot today with Ayatollah Huhollah Khomeini to discuss the I Leading political figures in Iran have cm recently the Majlis is not column l with the outcome of the election and intends make its decision independent of More than onethird of the Majlis voted last Sunday to postpone the hostage debate in definitely to concentrate instead on the war with but the majority voted to gi ahead with the hostage issue in Thursday 25 cents October HeraldZeitung 24 Pages 2 Sections DSPS 377 880 Mew Texas Candidates push quest for votes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Out to gather and obviously no moss in the Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan are each rolling through five cities trying to tie down key states before the election just five days Carter began his day in Pennsylvania and was winding up in South His Republican challenger started out in Texas and was ending up in Pennsylvania just represents the largest bloc of undecided electoral The president was talking to Polish and Hebrew groups in visiting Ncu Yorks garment attending rallies in and and spending the night in For the itinerary is Texarkana New Orleans Philadelphia and where Reagan started his is considered too close to call for either Carter or Reagan and has 26 electoral where Carter started his day and Reagan ends has 27 votes in the electoral college and is also considered a tossup John the independent was not doing as well as a traveler hitting just Brooklyn and today but he was at least saying something neither of the other candidates Anderson said Wednesday that as the man who wasnt he was the loser in Tuesday nights CarterReagan The contest skewed the Anderson said in transforming the campaign into a twoman race instead of it being the threeman race I think it should have Carter and Reagan also talked Wednesday about the each trying to knock down what the other said before more than 100 million viewers the night but neither would say who Two surveys taken by The Associated Press indicated both Carter and Reagan picked up an equal amount of support from the debate ti percentage A poll taken Monday had the standings of the can didates as Reagan 43 Carter percent and Anderson 8 After the a similar poll put the figures at Reagan 49 Carter 39 percent and Anderson 6 As for the catchup after Tuesday nights Reagan said in Houston that Carter in the debate implied the windfall profits tax on oil would be paid by the major oil Who is he trying to kid the Republican That tax will be paid by you and by the consumer in this without explaining where his figure came he told the Texas That tax will be responsible for See Page 16A Bush pursues Hispanic vote with promise of aid for aliens CORPUS CHRIST AP George Bush was back in South Texas today continuing the intensive Republican pitch to the states Hispanics as the race for Texas crucial 2li electoral votes goes to the Bush told a small crowd at the airport here that school districts burdened by a federal court order to provide a free education to the children of illegal aliens could ex pect federal aid from a Ronald Reagan The GOP vice presidential nominee planned to visit the Rio Grande Valley and San Antonio before flying north to Dallas later this A Houston federal judge this summer told Texas schools to open their doors to the undocumented Several border school districts have complained the additional schoolchildren would overly tax their already strained Bush said he supported the judges but added that the federal government should help the school districts so no overburdened school community will be forced to carry a burden they cant No one of no one of can say these kids shouldnt be he Bush also contended that federal programs designed to bolster minority businesses have diminished under the Carter He promised that under such programs would The Republican vice presidential hopeful met with a group of about 20 Hispanic leaders after his arrival in Corpus After the Nelson a spokesman for the Hispanic Chambers of said the group of about businessmen has decided to endorse the Republican We believe that Reagan is the only individual who will insure that Hispanic enterprises in the United States will receive their fair Rodriguez Jimmy Carters administration has systematically reduced all government programs which assist Hispanic business Bush responded to the endorsement with a promise that a Reagan administration would be more sensitive to the Mexican government in developing business along the and in discussions of water rights and other Bush is scheduled to speak to about 000 supporters at a Corpus Christi rally Thursday morning before traveling to Harlingen and Dallas Thursday One of a pair of vultures wings away from their romantic perch Two Houston juveniles suspects in robbery try Two juveniles were taken into police custody last night for the aggravated robbery of a convenience store and attempted aggravated murder of a police New Braunfels Police Department detectives said the two aged robbed UToteM on 508 Landa of an undetermined amount of cash at using a small caliber Approximately three hours the who were driving a stolen coppercolored 197J Chevy fired shots at a city police car on the 500 block of South Academy police adding that vehicle bad been stolen from New Braunfels police apprehended the juveniles while they were eating a motel on III at last No one was injured in Hie meiileni police detectives The who are from are charged mill I captial murder and aggravated mb police detectives Inside Attorney says killing will haunt Montgomery GERONIMO 10A RELIGIOUS SPRING TAKING HA McKINNEY AP A fourmonth legal nightmare ended for Candace Montgomery when a jury found her innocent of but her attorney says the summer afternoon she killed a friend with 41 blows from a threefoot ax will haunt her The 30yearold suburban housewife was acquitted of murder Wednesday after she confessed she hacked her former lovers wife to death in self The bespectacled defendant began trembling when the verdict was read at but stared straight her hands clenched in her Ushered quickly from the cour Montgomery and her avoided news reporters and They soon will move to Atlanta from this North Central Texas where residents have talked of little but the grisly killing Gores mutilated was discovered June The returned b a threeman jury that deliberated last over three climaxed a sensational trial marked by dramatic testimony and legal Each residents of surrounding towns lined up outside the courtroom to get a ringside seat for the show that beat anything on daytime The spectators reaction to the verdict was But lead defense attorney Don whose antics resulted in two contempt citations from State District Judge Tom said he Very Very Asked what convinced the jury to find his client Crowder If I knew I would be a The dapper young attorney shocked a packed courtroom during jury selection by announcing his client had killed but was fighting fur her own life at the District Attorney Tom OConnell said while prosecutors were not surprised by the selfdefense what we didnt know was just what the specifics of the selfdefense theui would OConnell declined to the verdict We do our and they do then Jurors and family members also refused to comment on the trials Crowder based his selfdefense on Montgomerys brutally detailed account of her visit to Gores Wylie home on June 11 She said the former schoolteacher struck her twice with the ax after confronting her about a lUinoiitii she had with Allan
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