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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 4, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas lviicofixm a 75335 Suspect hunted in shooting Wurstfest official says crowds unaffected By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Crowds attending Wurstfest seem to be unaffected by a shooting incident which left one man dead in a parking lot across from Wurstfest early Sunday according to a Wurstfest Timothy Joe who lived in Austin and was employed in New Braunfels as a construction was pronounced dead at Sunday from a single gunshot to the Police are hunting a suspect described as a white 20 to 25 years of approximately 6 feet 175185 with collarlength dark hair and long The passenger in the front seat of the car with the suspect is believed to be a MexicanAmerican female in her early with shoulderlength dark Although the number of persons attending Wurstfest is down slightly this Tom executive secretary of the Wurstfest said this years crowd is an excellent type of crowd with people of all ages And with a good number of people attending Wurst fest last Purdum said the isolated tragedy does not seem to have any adverse affect on the As of Tuesday there were still no known suspects in the early Sunday morning What started out to be an argument over getting out of a conjested parking lot across from eventually ended up in the a spokesman for the New Braunfels Police Department Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger said Nelson bleed to death as a result of a single bullet lodged in his left Felix head of the New Braunfels Criminal Investigation said in an attempt to lead his friends van into the line of traffic leaving the parking was trying to get other drivers attention and was banging on their car Roque said an argument eventually broke out be tween Nelson and the driver of what is believed to be a medium 1976 Pontiac During the it is believed that Nelson smashed the passenger side windshield of the GrandPrix with his The driver of the Pontiac then produced a small caliber revolver believed to be a and shot Nelson in the who fell to the The driver of the car then drove out the rear of the parking lot through a Roque Police believe there were four to five people in the car with the suspect at the Since the shooting incident took place outside of almost an hour after Wurstfest Purdum said it was something that could have happened He also said he felt that beefing up security on the Wurstfest grounds wouldnt really since it was the result of con jested traffic and took place outside of Wurstfest after Weve got more security than other festivals our We have excellent he there is a possibility that well try to improve the removal of heavily conjested Purdum Its something we can look perhaps even help with the problem next But its something that cannot be eliminated There will always be he Murder is a serious but this could have happened on a Saturday night outside a Anytime you get people together like theres a chance something like that might theres always a possibility that someone will go he Composite of hunted suspect Tuesday 1 Tavo Communications 25 cents November HeraldZeitum 94 14 Pages USPS 377880 New Texas Judges report high turnout of voters A couple samples shish kebab and sausage at Wurstfest Staff photo German clubs Wednesday student day Tomorrow is a day students from the New Braunfels and Canyon High School German clubs have been looking forward to for quite its not only local students who In conjunction with from as many as 44 Texas high have traveled from all over Texas to attend a musical which will be presented by New Braunfels and Canyon High School The show will be held in Wursthalle from to 3 Stage and polka bands from New Braunfels and Canyon High Schools will be on hand to provide both listening and dancing In addition to the bands and singa Capacitor fuses blown New Braunfels Fire Department responded to a call at the Lower Colorado River Authority power plant on Landa Street yesterday when fuses blew out of a capacitor The fire department reported three fire units responded to Comal Plant at on standby for 16 Seven fuses blew Roy Hart LCRA plant the fuses the power went to the he adding that the fuse blowout caused a great flashing arc of Hartmann said the incident was quite common to just like any piece of machinery that goes he Nothing was damaged in the in Hartmann explaining that it had not been necessary to reroute Nothing was switched he the Seele School Junge Taenzer elementary school dancers will also provide There is also a possibility that a mystery guest will step in for a few minutes to surprise the students with an added feature of according to Benno a sponsor of the New Braunfels German More than this mystery who Engel said has come many times in past will be Myron Floren of the Lawerence Welk Television This will be the 15th year in which students of the New Braunfels German Club have prepared for the musical Students from the Canyon High School German Club have assisted them for the last three Engel Christine a sponsor for the German Club at Canyon High said students have been preparing for this program for quite some time by practicing old German songs and By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer is usual for presidential voter turnout was high in Comal County polling places Tuesday mor We are as busy as a cat on a hot tin reported Hilmar Precinct 12 election judge at New Braunfels High shortly after 9 Were getting about 150 voters an and itll probably be like that all Schriewer The turnout was just about the same as the 1976 General Schriewer but other precinct judges thought this years was Weve had a good Id say its higher now than four years Gladys Precinct 18 judge at Canyon City Fire Much agreed Dolly Precinct 5 Voter turnout at Bracken Fire Station was Goll Before the polls opened they were lined up out to the she Chester Precinct 13 judge at the Startz Cafe in said he thought turnout was roughly higher than four years Weve had around 200 vote in the first couple of Thats pretty he Polling places Precinct Dittlinger Memorial Library Precinct Lutheran Activities Center Precinct Station Loop 337 Precinct Elementary School Precinct Fire Station Precinct First United Methodist Church Precinct Star Elementary School Precinct Station Kerlick Lane Valley Community Center Precinct Community Center Precinct Station Union Precinct Braunfels East Entrance Precinct Startzville Precinct Branch Lodge Hall Precinct Hall Precinct High School Gymnasium Precinct United Church of Christ Precinct City Fire FM 306 Precinct Bowling Club Turnout on the citys West End was Its coming Up to now weve had 20 to 30 voters an and its not slowing I think thats about even with last reported Pat Precinct 7 judge at Lone Star Elementary Absentee voting was at an alltime with 824 personal appearance ballots 28 limited ballots for those eligible to vote only for federal offices because of residency and 652 mailout ballots Added they amounted to absentee ballots compared to a total of 842 in County clerks office personnel reported at least 500 of the mailout ballots had been Candidates await returns WASHINGTON AP Their sometimes bitter campaign President Carter and Ronald Reagan could only cast their ballots and wait today for a troubled nation to decide the outcome of the one of the most closely fought elections in recent On the first anniversary of the capture of American hostages in one of the darkest moments in his Carter returned to early today and voted in the old brick high school of his I think its very he told repor Asked if he expected to win the Carter replied I hope Well Ive always felt Ive always come out He said the size of the voter turnout would be a big factor in the While Carter gave emotional thanks to supporters who rallied at the Plains railroad his Republican awaited the voters decision at his oceanfront home at Los The 24 registered voters in Dixville traditionally the first to cast their votes for president on Election gave Reagan a 173 lead over Carter shortly after Independent candidate John An derson got two Libertarian candidate Ed Clark got one and one See Page MA Inside WEATHER Iranians march on embassy reply asked By THE ASSOCIATEP PRESS Tens of thousands of Iranians marched on the Embassy in Tehran and in a carnivaltike at mosphere entered the grounds on the first anniversary of the takeover The Iranian Foreign Ministry asked the Carter adminjstratton for a public response to its demands for the release of the 52 The shouting Death to American Imperialism and carrying placards saying Shame on were joined by Iranian troops carrying their newest weapons and merchants from Tehrans Police helicopters dropped leaflets over the the official Pars new agency A Western reporter at the rally said a sea of Iranians filled the embassy grounds and spilled into the surrounding Thousands of school children were in attendance as well as soldiers and revolutionary guards who paraded with flowers in the barrels of their Brightly colored banners decorated the em bassy The reporter said the militants did not allow the demonstrators to enter the embassy where the hostages are believed Estimates of the size of the crowd ranged from tens of thousands by Western reporters to hundreds of thousands reported by Speeches were broadcast to those outside the grounds by and reporters said the rally could he heard for None of the buildings was open to the and revolutionary guards manned the various entrances
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