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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 18, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas                                hieofilm Center Thursday Taylor Communications 25 cents December rcieofiiffi ueataf cojnp MM H Hi Texai 75235 HcraldZeitung 89 126 24 Pages 2 Sections USPS 377880 New Texas Store robbed second time two hunted New Braunfels police are searching for two Latin males believed to be involved in the armed robbery of a convenience store Wednesday An undetermined amount of cash was stolen from 513 Highway 81 at approximately police The store has been robbed twice within the last five Police said a Latin male of slim build wearing a black ski mask with yellow faded blue jeans jacket and pants and armed with a rifle was involved in the He was ac companied by short Latin male of medium build wearing a blue ski mask and blue police Both males are believed to be police Police said the men entered the threatened the cashier with the rifle and told the cashier to go into the The men then took money from the cash register and left the Passersby told police they saw two men of the same description running towards Magazine police Detective Mario Guerrero said the suspects are believed to have been involved in an armed robbery at Buds Fina Service 2250 State Highway Monday at 7 Police said two Latin males of the same description approached the station manager outside the station and demanded he give them money from the cash One of the suspects threatened the manager with a police When the manager refused to get money from the the suspects demanded forced the manager to give them money from his police The suspects then ran from the No one was injured in either in Guerrero Guerrero said that police are keeping a special lookout for the two If any person sees the suspects they should contact Guerrero or Criminal Investigation Division head Felix Roque at Chrysler NEW YORK AP Directors of Chrysler which expects to lose million in the final three months of this today approved a survival plan for the automaker that includes wage freezes and an additional million in federally guaranteed Chrysler Chairman Lee lacocca told reporters following the board meeting in New York that the plan was approved unanimously by the direc Only Douglas president of the United Auto Workers failed to attend the Chrysler Vice President Wendell Larsen told reporters the application to the Chrysler Loan Guarantee Board would not be made as spokesmen had said but could occur within a few He said the board had not asked for the ap and Chrysler was awaiting that Larsen said Chrysler expects to lose about million in the final quarter of a loss that would boost its 1980 deficit to more than any American corporation has ever lost in a At a news conference in Highland on lacocca said the 3 automaker probably can stay afloat through but has no future after that unless it gets the million in governmentguaranteed Chrysler is confident of conditional approval for the lacocca I would hope to get a signal to say that this plan looks terrific and its viable lets get on with he The automaker already has received million in loan guarantees out of the billion Congress first authorized last year when the loan guarantee board was Each time Chrysler wants more loan it must get approval from the To get that approval for the Chrysler has undertaken a far moneysaving survival As part of that Chrysler is asking the United Auto Workers to agree to a 22month wage freeze that would hold the hourly wage at through September The wage otherwise would rise to an All the company can offer workers in exchange for that concession is their lacocca Hotair heaven Stall photo by John Senior General supervisors Fred Charlie Fink and Harold Ritterbush lift off from a field near GPI and glide across New Braunfels this morning in a hofeajr balloon as a gesture of appreciation by Midcap J Bearing a supplier to the cement The men floated ap proximately 200 feet above the city and ended their journey by sipping champagne in Cypress Bend GPI supervisors get eye view of city By JOHN SENTER Staff photographer Early morning mist was just dissipating as a white and blue cloud floated lazily into the sky beginning a trek across sleepyeyed New Riding in a small gondola below the hotair balloon were three General supervisors Fred Charlie Fink and Harold The three were approached by Midcap Bearing a supplier to with the opportunity to drift over New Braunfels Thursday Donning their crash the men were escorted across the blue skies by pilot Marty Pearlman after the ground crew filled the polyester sphere with After heating the air inside the balloon with propanefed flames to 220 the balloon lethargically floated over the city causing local residents to croon their heads squint their eyes and point at the multicolored balloon in Cypress Bend Parks open grassy field invited the balloon to descend back to Gluedon smiles were seen on the mens faces as they ambled out of the followed by Finks It was a completely different kind of feeling it was like floating along on the but you are on a bed of Koester grinned and It was quite a while Ritterbush Thats Champagne corks popped around the gondola as the participants followed the 200 year old tradition of drinking the bubbly liquid to celebrate a perfect Inside TV Grand Jury returns indicts 13 After almost three hours of the Comal County Grand Jury yesterday handed down 13 in dictments against 12 The grand jury nobilled Jimmy Jennings of New Braunfels and passed the cases of Delfin Sanchez of Canyon Lake and Sammy Davis of 105 Guada Coma Drive for further in Sanchez remains in the Comal County Jail in lieu of bond after being charged with the arson of his home and three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly The names of five persons are being witheld pending their Jesus Garcia of 711 San Olivia Alvear of 643 San Antonio and Jose Luera of 811 San were in dicted for the criminal attempt to burglarize a They are being held in the Comal County Jail in lieu of bond Cynthia Head of 180 River and Jesse Edward Gallaher of 582 Willow were indicted for Javier Ortiz of 1497 Stonewall was indicted for attempted murder and Juan Manuel Quintanilla of 2850 San Antonio was indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly Nolte receive foundation recognition Two outgoing directors of the New Braunfels Industrial Foundation received letters of appreciation at the corporations board meeting at Krauses Cafe President Merritt Schumann thanked Joseph a charter and Ed Nolte for their service on the board and presented framed copies of his Without your and active we would not have come as far as we the letters People who have been involved in industrial development through the years are well aware of your willing support and effective Faust and Nolte were replaced on the board by Robert Orr and Maurice elected by the membership in September to threeyear Orr was also elected The purpose of the Faust was to attract new in dustries and fceep the old ones Is a business meeting following the the board reviewed plans for development of an industrial A possible site along IH35 and FM 482 within the current city limits was Its the only one at this point we have really Schumann said in an interview after the The general feeling we dont want in dustry spread al over the Wed like to find a site with access to the to The proposal is still in the talking he and a committee to study possible sites will be appointed within the next few The Industrial Foundation has bought and sold land before to in troduce new industries into the but has been careful not to make a sometimes selling the property to incoming companies at the exact price it was acquired An industrial park would be somewhat Schumann Wed probably have to borrow and sell the land for more than we paid to redeem our he Utilities action Change in rate up for decision Outgoing directors Staffphoio Merritt president of the Industrial presents letters of appreciation to Joseph a charter member of the and Ed Nolte for their The two men are outgoing members of the foundations board of New Braunfels Utilities trustees were to decide today whether to recommend changing a rate increase provision in the new electrical or dinance now before the City The trustees meeting was scheduled for in the Utilities board The choice between two methods of passing on rate increases has caused the council to postpone a final reading of the ordinance until it meets A workshop session was held Monday to explain the proposed change to council even though the board itself has not yet voted to recommend The Lower Colorado River Authority has requested a rate increase of but the earliest it can take effect is April subject to the approval of the Public Utilities In order for Utilities to deal with any size a cost adjustment paragraph will be included in the or Instead of averaging the cost of the increase per kilowatt hour anJ ap plying it to a customers bill based on kwh Utilities Manager Bob Sohn recommends another ap proach increase each energy bill by the same percentage as the total rate In other if the commission approves the LCRA request for an 848 percent each customer w be assessed an extra percent This method works to the advant of some especially those in dustries that have a high power factor or use energy more   

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