Friday, August 13, 1982

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 13, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas ill crop JMseh riox W36 open Saturday for council election City Council election polling places will be open Saturday from 7 to 7 at three Mayor Skip Stratemann and Joe Rogers are running unopposed for Places 6 and 7 on the Both men were elected in 1979 and are seeking a second Voters in Precincts 6 and 7 can cast their ballots at First United Methodist 572 San Residents of Precincts 22 and 23 can vote at New Braunfels Presbyterian 373 An error in Wed nesdays HeraldZeitung in correctly directed voters from these precincts to First Protestant Those living in Precincts and as well as parts of the city in Guadalupe can vote at Eagles 257 South Fred Thornberry New Braunfels Hightower lucky to opponent says By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer It was a fluke that Jim Hightower won the Democratic nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner in the May GOP candidate Fred Thorhberry said who was challenging fellow Democrat Reagan the won the nomination because of mistakes made by Brown during the Thornberry noted during a brief campaign stop in New It was a fluke due to Browns he It was the smallest voter turnout the liberals turned the conservatives said himself a Ahd Browns misstatements which included an accidental racial slur at a campaign speech contributed to his downfall and Hightowers the 45yearold candidate Thornberry replaces former candidate Donald whose name orginally appeared on the GOP primary Herbet resigned after the Thornberry because of family His family didnt want him to Thornberry Thornberry resigned from his position at Texas University where hed been extension project group supervisor and state specialist since 1971 to campaign for the agriculture com missioners He was chosen to replace Hebert because of all the potential they wanted someone who See Page 16 New Texas August 1982 25 cents 159 16 Pages USPS 377880 Cool coupe Some people turn the air conditioning on the battle the Some roll their windows Staff photo by John Senier Canyon Lake resident Casper Kneese had his doors rolled down as he drove down FM July inflation risemoderate WASHINGTON AP Wholesale fueled by the biggest gasoline price hikes in eight years but restrained by the sharpest food cost declines since rose at an annual rate of percent in the government said Gasoline picking up momentum after falling earlier in the rose percent last almost twice the increase posted in June and the largest jump since March the Labor Department But foodprices tumbled the bigggest drop since February Falling prices for beef and veal ac counted for much of the overall increase seemed in comparison with the percent rise posted the month Inside Even with the sizable increases in June and inflation at the wholesale level was running at a modest annual rate of percent for the first seven months of this year well under the 7 percent of 1981 and percent of Economists are still predicting that wholesaleprice inflation for all of 1982 will be about 5 Buttressing that the departments Bureau of Labor Statistics revised its estimate of April wholesale price activity to record a percent The revised April following declines of percent in February and percent in means that wholesale prices fell for three straight months for the first time since early the Producer Price Index for finished the official name for the wholesale price rose a seasonally adjusted percent in If prices rose for 12 straight months at Julys the yearly gain would be percent after seasonal The annual rate reported by the Labor Department is based on a more precise calculation of monthly changes than the figure the department makes Todays report said that for the 12 months ending in prices at the wholesale level rose The percent gain posted by gasoline prices last month outpaced the per cent overall jump recorded for energy Prices last month for home heating oil rose compared with 7 percent in Fellow actors praise Fonda LOS ANGELES AP Henry dead at the age of was remembered from Hollywood to New the setting of his Oscarwinning role in On Golden as the unpretentious hero he portrayed so well in more than 100 stage and screen With his at his the actor died peacefully Thursday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center of respiratory failure brought on by his long fight with heart who appeared in more than 80 films and dozens of plays during a career that spanned a had worn a pacemaker since 1974 and had been in and out of the hospital since his most surgeryinMay He was hosjpitalizedOjlrSflndgy for thelasi 1 He was comfortable and was in no flanked by the actors Peter and adopted daughter told reporters gathered outside the familys BelAir He had a good He talked with all of us and he was conscious at all He woke up this he sat up and just stopped In accordance with his Fondas eyes were donated to the Manhattan Eye Institute and his body was cremated hours after he family spokeswoman Pat Kingsley She said there would be no funeral and the family had not decided what to do with the A lean man with an honest Fonda played presidents and lawyers and farmers and indigents with equal Weve lost one of a kind he was a real super said Lucille who worked with Fonda in The Big Street and Mine and In the New Hampshire community of Holder whose Squam Lake was the setting for Fondas Oscarwinning performance in On Golden word of his death hit We feel weve lost an oldtimer from this even though I think it was his first time said Malcom president of the Squam Lakes He much preferred to eat lunch with members of the crew the sound He just sat right down among them and was right at Born Henry Jaynes Fonda in Grand on May Fonda grew up in Omaha and got his start in acting at the Playhouse with a bit part in The son of a Fonda quit journalism studies at the University of Minnesota to study at the Playhouse under Marlon Brandos then Christian Science Monitor photo Henry portraying Norman Thayer in On Golden Pond moved east to work at the University Players Guild on Cape After starring with Imogene Coca in New Faces in Fonda won a con tract with movie producer Walter Wanger and began his film career with The Farmer Takes A Wife in Five years and 20 films he got his first of three Academy Award nominations for his por trayal of Tom Joad in The Grapes of Another would follow in 1957 for Twelve Angry in which he played a juror who singlehandedly persuaded his 11 colleagues to acquit a young murder In 1981 he was awarded a special lifetime achievement But it was not until this year that he won an Oscar for his performance in On Golden Pond as Norman a retued professor who masked his fear of death with grim Too ill to attend the awards Fonda wept as he watched daughter Jane accept the Oscar on Friday the 13th Run for Your Life You can do yourself and the American Cancer Society some good by showing up at Landa Park pool Saturday at 8 The RunforLife starts and the society gets the A run on a Saturday morning might help the shape youre in as 2 Todays Forecast Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy skies through Winds will be south to southeast at 1015 Sunset will be at and sunrise Saturday will be at No Pity for PLO Columnist Jack who visited wartorn Beirut says he has little sympathy for Yassir Arafat and his boys despite the constant Israeli shelling of his battered After Jack the PLO came to Beirut uninvited years ago and have terrorized its citizens ever Page RELIGIOUS TV Interstate crime IH 35 service stations targets of recent robberies By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer Its going to happen with irregular said Criminal Investigation Division Felix Thats Its an opportunistic type of echoed Patrol John It pops in the guys he does he hops on the and hes So the record isnt all that alarming two service stations a block apart along Interstate 35 robbed in the last two But the lack of a definite pattern could mean the statistics might get worse before they get On July a LatinAmerican dressed in a tshirt and walked into the Pit Stop behind the Cinema He picked up a sixpack of tried on some sunglasses and a while he waited for some other customers to The suspect then pulled a caliber silver in and took the money from the and wallets belonging to the cashier and a He instructed the two to go into the and stay The robber got away with in cash and on Wiegreffes Exxon and its male cashier fell victim to a black wearing bluejeans and a black motorcycle The robber was in the office before the clerk realized and demanded money while displaying an unknown The clerk was told to go into the and stay As the clerk obeyed the man with the he thought he heard a motorcycle leave south on the access but he isnt The register came up I think probably the July 27 robber was a whod been on the river all drinking Hed run out of and figured Til just get me some said With no distinct its more difficult to put something Roque but we have responded with more patrol units along the interstate more I think of myself as a but police action is mostly stated We dont have the manpower to do much except New Braunfels location on the corridor from Austin and San Antonio also helps make it an appealing Detective Jim Buntyn You have to theres a lot of traffic out A suspect can go down the interstate a short get off on a country and hes Buntyn If hes got those first three or four minutes ahead of hes hard to But New Braunfels isnt the only town with such A Sigmor Shamrock station on Highway 80 in San Marcos was robbed by a black male wielding a large butcher The suspect entered the put the knife to a customers and demanded He then picked up a sixpack of told everyone to step into the and I dont think these guys have sat down and singled out Interstate Roque but I do think two in two months is something to take notice And we New Braunfels has lived in a fools paradise longer than most added But crime does exist and instead of ignoring you confront it And maybe the crime will pick up and go somewhere less willing tQ fight