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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 21, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Comp riftr Making progress Comfund total reaches By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer Pledges are coming in making the 198283 Comal County Community Fund drive goal at least more of a That was an informal total figure from Comfund secretary Suzanne Herbelin who added that was a conservative Organizers of Comfund this year are con centrating on those contributions coming from people who have never before In thats the underlying theme this year a little bit here and there will take care of I feel very strongly about those and attorney John Chunn said at a Comfund board meeting Add those amounts get enough Of them and well be in Herbelin reported the group is tapping a market thats never been reached before through the new yellow return Those things are having a real because theyre in the mail this thick every We received at least from See Page 14 COMMUNITY FUND Comal Grand Jury returns 11 indictments Cotnal County Grand Jury returned 11 indictments against 11 individuals Damaclo Hernandez Mendez of 274 and John McCurry Earls of Route Box New were each indicted for driving while intoxicated sub sequent Theft over but less than indictments were returned against Walter Allen Cook of 215 San Richard Diaz of 1524 Basse San and Francisca Cortez Pena of Box Karnes Lance Sterling Burdette and Gerald both of Star Route Box New were each indicted for possession of a controlled substance Charles Wayne Kelley of 214 San was indicted for possession of a controlled substance with intent to and Rudan Forkey of Route Box 116 Spring was indicted for possession of marijuana over four Other indictments returned were Brian Joseph John Shermer See GRAND Page 14 New Braunfels New Texas 206 Zejtung 14 Pages THURSDAY October USPS 377680 Lebanese leader wants more troops ROME AP Helicopters flew overhead and guards were deployed with submachine guns as authorities took extraordinary security precautions today for the arrival of Lebanese President Amin one day after the bombing of the Lebanese Embassy Gemayel came from where he called for increasing the multinational peacekeeping force in his country to nearly 10 times its present The presidents special Middle East Airlines jetliner touched down at Romes Ciampino military airport at 10 5 EDT and the Maronite Christian president left immediately for the Vatican and an audience with Pope John Paul He also was scheduled to confer with President Sandro Pertini and visit the Food and Agriculture which is headed by fellow Lebanese Edouard As police helicopters hovered patrol ears cruised the raute of Gemayels Riot police wearing bulletproof vests and toting submachine guns guarded key points along the An FAO source described security at the complex as The stiff precautions for Gemayel whose Presidentelect Bashir was killed in a Beirut bombing in September ap parently were tied to Wednesdays explosion outside the Lebanese Embassy in No one has claimed responsibility for the which injured a Police said they were searching for two young blond women seen fleeing the Before leaving Gemayel told a news conference Wednesday that his visits to the French and Italian governments also had the specific objective of extending the role of the multinational force the three nations deployed in Beirut last month to maintain order following the slaughter at two Palestinian refugee a rightist Christian sworn to unite his divided repeated his oftmade demand for withdrawal of the Palestinian and Israeli forces that made Lebanon a battleground this He told the news conference that he wants the multinational which was the second foreign peace force sent to Beirut since the See Page 14 Photos hy Frances Bridges Industrial appreciation New Braunfels six financial the Industrial Foun dation and Chamber of Commerce honored local industries at a reception and dinner Wednesday at the Holiday Gerald Free Mitch Sacco second from right and Bennie Bock II right chat with Jared head of the Texas Research who delivered a humorous and in formative speech on Texas Dan Sedgwick Bob Fisher and Jean Pfeuffer exchange Edwards board candidates can file soon Filing for candidacy for election to the board of directors of the Edwards Underground Water District will begin 5 and continue through According to the EUWD office in San one director will be elected from each of the five counties in the district Medina and Uvalde in the biennial election set for Directors whose terms of office expire at the end of February are Oliver Comal County Henry Van Bexar Robert Hays Charles Medina and Rodney There are three directors from each and terms are for six who serves as county has represented Comal County on the board since Carroll Hoffmann and Craig Hollmig are Comal Countys other board Filing information can be obtained from the county area chairman who lives at 286 Napoleon for the EUWD in each county or from the EUWD 1200 Tower Life San Inside Todays Weather Expect a cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and winds out of the northeast at 1015 The same conditions should persist through the with a 20 percent chance of light Friday will be partly cloudy and a little war Cards Crowned The Louis Cardinals came back one more time Wednesday erasing a 31 deficit and winning Game 7 of the 1982 World Joaquin An dujar notched his second win of the series and Bruce Sutler came in and nailed down the game for the highflying Catcher Darrell Porter was named the Series Most Valuable See Pages 8 and COMICS TV Fundraisers concern CISD board The best way to describe fundraising activities in the Comal Independent School District is Ttoo too too That was the consensus of the districts board of trustees who reluctantly approved an 18 page listing of fundraising activities on the dif ferent But the boards stamp of ap proval is subject to Superintendent Edgar Willhelms ultimate I hate to put all the heat on trustee Carey McWilliams Ill take said who was given the final control over approving each fundraising activity by the boards McWilliams first motion was to send the list back to the respective and tell them to curtail the activities on their Theres too too too and weve asked them as a board before to curtail and cut he And all we get are more But tWs motion was because it lacked I think there is a strong consensus on this board that something needs to be but theres a right way to do trustee David Way The fair thing to do is approve the list this and then set up some guidelines for next Changes in this years activities can be done and that way were still being fair to those organizations which wait toward the latter part of the year to raise Way were cutting those people The ones who had their activities at the beginning of the year still have their and the one who didnt have These kids have to own wheelbarrows for all the they sell during the McWilliams And most of these kids are in two or three each with two or three fundraising And why does the Canyon Middle School band need selling candles and and the Canyon High School band selling sausage and magazines McWilliams Several of the activities on the submitted list only expect profits of That small amount for so much wdrk concerned the Some of the explanations on the purpose of the fundraising activities bothered One of the explanations says to purchase articles and equipment benefiting the student body which may not appear as a budget item for district Id like to know what that he I didnt stop any of these activities this because most of them are already in motion and the moneys been Willhelm But we definitely need to develop some kind of restrictive There are too many activities for too small taking too much time from our students Of particular concern to Willhelm is the middle school I dont much like putting children at that level in a doortodoor selling You never know whos behind that See Page M in try to stay execution HOUSTON AP A man sentenced to die on Halloween for poisoning his 8yearold son with cyanidelaced candy lost a third attempt to stay the but his lawyers vowed to take the case back to a higher District Judge Ross Sterling on Wednesday refused to stay the scheduled execution of Ronald Clark dubbed the Candy Man by fellow in mates for his could become the first convict executed in Texas since 1964 and the first ever to die by lethal Since the Supreme Court upheld the death penalty in five condemned men have been Defense attorneys Will Gray and Stanley Schneider argued three potential jurors were dismissed improperly because they expressed reservations about the death They also claimed the jury was not told to give consideration to favorable evidence presented during the trials punishment phase nor adequately instructed on the range of We had 18 witnesses who got up and said he was a churchgoing fellow and the state presented said See Page 14
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