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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 18, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Fatality wreck New Braunfels man killed on FM 2673 By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer A 21yearold New Braunfels man was and four others in a twocar accident about miles west of Sattler on FM 2673 Tuesday William Caldwell was pronounced dead at at the accident scene by Peace Justice Howard Curly He was a passenger in the vehicle driven by George of Woodruffs also a was critically arid Woodruff were transferred from McKenna Memorial Hospital to Brooke Army Medical Fort Sam later Tuesday A Department of Public Safety teletype stated Woodruffs condition as with pelvis and internal Woodruff was in good condition Wednesday with cuts and minor James Kenneth of Canyon was the driver of other He was in fair condition at McKenna with facial His Patricia also in was listed In stable condition with multiple lacerations to her face and Caldwells death marked the fifth traffic fatality in Comal County for The last 1982 highway death was on March According to the DPS the vehicle driven by Woodruff was traveling towards Startzville on FM while the Foss vehicle was traveling in the opposite the Woodruff coming down a hill to a curve banking crossed over into the opposite when the Foss vehicle approached from the opposite direction and took evasive action to avoid a Reports indicate the Foss vehicle veered to the right and went off the The Woodruff vehicle was hit by the Foss half off the shoulder and half off the Arrangements for Caldwell are pending at Zoeller Funeral Clements to appear in New Braunfels Bill Clements Governor Bill Clements will visit New Braunfels next meeting with a group of local teachers prior to an ap pearance at a rally at the Civic who faces Democratic challenger Mark White in will meet with New Braunfels In dependent School District teachers at New Braunfels High School at At hes due at a rally at the Civic where he will hold a press greet local sup porters and make a short His Tom Loeffler RHunt and oilman Eddie Chiles are among the guests ex pected at the Merritt Clements campaign chairman said everyone was invited to the rally to meet the This is not a fundraiser there is no admission he The New Braunfels High School band is scheduled to play at he The governor will depart for an appearance in Del Rib at 11 Schumann The meeting with the teachers was set up on one of the preschool in service Clements will respond to questions from the Schumann Texas first republican governor since defeated token opposition in the May GOP while White led the field in the threeman Democratic New Braunfels New Texas WEDNESDAY August 25 cents 162 46 Sections USPS 377880 NB fire chief resigns post By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer New Braunfels Fire Chief Darvin Wetz has resigned from his post after being chief for slightly more than five Thirtyeightyearold whose resignation Was accepted Monday by City Manager plans to go back to the fire department in Alamo a San Antonio he wbrked beforev coming last Wetz took over as chief upon former Fire Chief Elmer resignation on April Im thankful that I had the op portunity this is a terrific said who will be in town until But at the present time I feel like I want to go back to fire supression he added in explaining his reasons for In confirming Wetzs Delashmutt said that there had been no difference of opinion between city management and He added that it was his understanding that Wetz wanted to resign so he could resume fire Sitting in his office Wetz said he was not leaving with any hard Its just a decision that I decided to make at this noted who said hed been thinking about resigning for the last 30 Before his a New Braunfels was still serving out a sixmonth employment probationary which Delashmutt said is required of all city This is when the employee looks at the said referrring to the probationary And the supervisors look at Wetz there was no problem with the trial Its resigning a personardecision that I made on my And I feel the city manager was very pleased with my Wetz For Wetz plans to return to Alamo where he said hes already been accepted with open The Alamo Heights Fire where hed worked since 1972 before coming is about half the size of New Wetz Eventually Wetz hopes to locate another fire chief Until Wetzs replacement is Fire Marshal Jack Wilson will serve as interim fire Delashmutt Currently Delashmutt is reviewing applications on file to locate a new fire I took a number of ap plications before the decision to hire Wetz was Delashmutt And I hope to make a decision in the near future but Im not going to rush into Weve got a good the city manager And referring to the departments em ployees and administrators he ad It will continue to run as ef ficiently and effectively as it PLO to return clearing way for withdrawal By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Palestine Liberation Organization bowed to Israels demand for the unconditional return of a captive Israeli pilot and the remains of five Israeli soldiers killed in removing the last ob stacle to the withdrawal of the Palestinian guerrillas from a Lebanese government spokesman announced The spokesman said his government was making the formal request today to the United France and Italy to provide the multinational peacekeeping force that will oversee the evacuation of the Palestine Liberation fighters and Syrian troops from the besieged Moslem sectorof The spokesman said the PLO agreed Tuesday night to hand overjsraeli pilot Aharon who was shot clown on the first day of Israels invasion June to Lebanese Prime Minister Shafik Waz and Wazzan would deliver him to presidential envoy Philip The PLO also agreed to hand over to Lebanese authorities the remains of five Israeli soldiers killed during this invasion and provided in formation locating the graves of four Israelis killed during the 1978 invasion of southern the spokesman Previously the PLO demanded that guerrillas captured during the invasion be exchanged for the pilot and the But Israeli officials said there would be no and Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon told Israeli Television Tuesday night Notone terrorist will leave and not one member of the multinational force will enter until we receive the Israel contends the Palestinians it has taken prisoner are not prisoners of and therefore subject to criminal According to diplomatic the advance guard of the peacekeeping 350 French Friday in the jCJbristian port 12 miles north of The French move into Beirut at dawni the sources to begin overseeing the which is to take about 15 During the the initial French con tingent will be joined by 450 more French 800 and 400 The Lebanese were threatened with a domestic See Page 14A Services held for Paul Jahn Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Darvin Wetz will be fighting fires somewhere else Services for Paul Jahn of 147 Academy were at 3 today at First Protestant United Church of under the direction of Doep penschmidt Funeral Jahn was instrumental in the creation of the Edwards Underground Water District EUWD in He served as chairman of the EUWD for 13 and then three sixyear terms as a Friedrich Rest of New Braunfels officated the and burial was in Comal died at McKenna Memorial where he had been hospitalized for four Born on in New he was the son of Carl and Emma nee Holtz On he married Irma nee Hoffmann Jahn in New Former owner of Jahn Furniture Jahn was a member of First Protestant United Church of He belonged to the Elks the Lions the Sophienburg Museum the Conservation the Chamber of the Fair and the San Antonio Livestock He also a school board member and a member of the Church He is survived by his Paul Irma Jahn a Ruth both of New Braunfels two Anna Biesele of and Henrietta Wiess of New Braun fels a of New Braunfels three grandchildren and two Jahn was preceded in death by his first the former Walla in Memorials may be given to the charity of ones Chamber picnic set for Thursday Chamber of Commerce officials are predicting that approximately 300 local citizens will show up with blankets and folding chairs for their picnic Thursday The picnic is scheduled to begin at on the riverbanks by the Wurstfest Approximately 250 tickets for this which the Chamber has planned in conjunction with its annual midyear have been a Chamber spokesman said And some tickets are still so were ex pecting a crowd of he The to which the general public who already bought tickets is It will be an opportunity for Chamber as well as the general to get together in a casual at mosphere and accomplish several Carroll chairman of the Chambers membership meeting has Those attending will be able to learn about the Chambers progress and activities held thus far this as well as visit the newlylandscaped Wurstfest Chamber and Wurstfest officials have planned to speak at this which Tom executive vice president of the said will be very There will also be some type of entertainment that will require audience according to the the Chambers Inside Todays Weather It will be partly cloudy and hot through with a slight chance of afternoon The chance for rain will carry over into the early evening then become fair Winds will be variable at 10 mph and light Sunset will be at and sunrise Thursday will be at Probability of rain is 20 percent this afternoon and Thursday and 30 percent early Looking ahead The New Braunfels Unicorns are looking for defensive answers in their preseason but the led by AllDistrict quarterback Craig Wersterfer and AllEverything tailback Earl has a chance to be even better than last The first of three football previews appears See BACK TO 112D 12A OPINIONS 4A TV Anticlimax CISD budget approved without opposition By DYANNE FRY Staff writer It was all over but the The 198283 operating budget for the Comal Independent School District had been cussed and discussed by trustees in previous When it came up on Tuesday nights they approved it without And they got no comments from the public at their 7 budget Its a said business manager Hugo who admitted to nervous anticipation before the You never know whats going to We used to have some real The bottom line on this years budget is some 20 percent above last years But thats say CISD Cafeteria formerly listed as a selfsupporting is now included in the regular budget because thats the way the Texas Education Agency said to do The cafeteria budget is which accounts for a big chunk of that 20 The district will still get most of that money back in lunch tickets and federal as make up the bulk of the operating totaling more than With the exception of the central all personnel received incremental The board authorized one new counselors a parttime personnel directors job and two maintenance Salaries in the tax office actually because three staff members were laid off last CISDs share of the Comal County Appraisal District budget accounts for another large The school district budgeted The figure in the appraisal districts budget approved Monday night was Thats subject to depending on taxes collected in Three new school buses added to the transportation and com puters to be ordered for campuses that dont have them yet will cost In the general administrative superintendent Edgar Willhelm increased the furniture and equipment figure from to The extra money will be used to purchase fireproof storage cabinets for essential he told The budget for cocurricular activities drill team and other specialinterest programs comes to This is nearly double last years Trustees allowed the extra money so that they could order next years athletic supplies from this years Debt service administration is budgeted at almost more than last A total of was budgeted for employee group Trustees undercut that by adopting Blue Cross Blue Shields Plan It was the cheapest of four plans both for the district and for employees that want their families covered on the Plan III carries a deductible last years with a went up drastically in price and offers dental and maternity Cost to CISD for 470 employees will be Trustees were unanimous in renewing theistrict contract with Chunn Attorneys at The contract is retroactive to and the district will pay a annual retainers The amended budget for See Page MA
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