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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 12, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas                                m Texas Press W flor May 83 eau Bobcats claim Division II Page7A New Braunfels New Texas HepaldZeituiw 241 SUNDAY December 50 cents USPS 3778801 Wood case finally in jurys hands SAN Texas AP Charles accused of gun ning down a federal is one ol the best liars youre ever going tc see and justice demands a con a federal prosecutor said You must dispense justice in this Ray Jahn said in ending his twohour Justice for justice for your community and justice for your nation demand a verdict of His summation concluded 12 hours of final District Judge William Sessions read a lengthy jury charge and gave the case to the panel at Jurors deliberated four hours and 39 minutes before recessing for the night without announcing a They were to resume deliberations at 1 The panel sent a note to Sessions asking if their verdicts for the three defendants could be ren dered but he ordered them to announce the verdicts all at Jurors also asked to review the which the judge said they could do who is accused of killing District Judge John Wood for a is on trial with his Jo Ann Starr and Elizabeth the wife of the man accused of hiring Woods and are accused of con spiring to obstruct Chagra also is charged with plotting to kill Wood and delivering the payoff Chagras imprisoned narcotics trafficker Jamiel Jimmy will be tried later on a murder and murder conspiracy His narcotics trial was pending in Woods court when the known for stiff was killed on May The the first of a federal judge this set off an in vestigation which FBI Director William Webster said was the agencys most extensive inquiry since the assassination of President Ken Jahn told the Charles Harrelson is a a good but not a perfect Charles Harrelson has made a lot of The prosecutor charged that Harrelson shot Wood in the back with a highpowered rifle from a distance of 120 then traveled from San Antonio to Dallas and ran around like a chicken without a head so he could be seen with several people and establish an Jahn said Harrelson sat and listened to all the governments then concocted a story to during his 33 hours of his movements during a time the government alleges he was stalking Harrelson contended he was in volved in a scam to cheat the high rolling Chagra out of some money and falsely claimed credit for Woods killing as part of the alleged Charles Harrelson is one of the best liars youre ever going to ladies and but dont let him fool dont let him fool the criminal justice Jahn Charles Harrelson is trying to play you for Charles Harrelson is trying to pull the wool over your As for Jahn argued for the jurors not to accept her ex planation of motherly love during a time she allegedly pressured her Teresa Starr not to testify in the Jasper went to jail six months for contempt of court last year before See Page 16A no despite loss By KARI MITCHELL Sports editor Approximately members of the Big Blue Crew crowded into reserved box seats in the Houston Astrodome Friday night hoping to see their New Braunfels Unicorns upset the 1ranked Fort Bend Willowridge Fired up and they hung crisp All the way to frantically waved hand signs and stood up with a roar when the Unicorns burst through the cheelreaders NB wont stop til they get to the top halfway through the first the cheering turned to concern and the waving signs began to Mouths fellopen as Willowridges Thurman Thomas took a punt return and charged down the sidelines for a And by left in the fourth only the players on the sidelines still We couldnt give said Tudy We are not that kind of We always thought we would be able to come but then we heard Willowridges side begin to We looked at the clock and saw all That We finally had to accept the fact that we had It hit After shaking hands with the the team silently walked back to the Hanging their a few players went up to families or girlfriends and hugged them while others aimlessly Eyes began to water and tears fell as the small remaining group of fans cheered the I just want to say that no matter what the Scoreboard said at the end of the were proud of our See Page 16A rezoning on City Council agenda ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer MALDEF has apparently reached a verdict on the Charter Review Committees new plan for city elec But City Manager Delashmutt doesnt krow what that verdict All we had was a phone call to the City Secretary asking that Judith SandersCastro be placed on the agenda for the 13 Delashmutt The City Council will convene at Monday at City SandersCastro represented the MexicanAmerican Legal Defense and Education Fund at the 15 when the charter com mittees recommendations were presented to the She asked members to delay action until MALDEF attorneys could study the proposed district map and offer either an endorsement or suggestions for The council will also consider a controversial zoning On the Planning and Zoning Com mission recommended 32 that acres on Gruenc Road be rezoned from R2 singleand twofamily residential to R3 multifamily so that Bayside Petroleum Corporation could put in 12 Ten neighboring property owners wore notified of the request before the Planning and Zoning Two wrote in favorable and four wrote opposing the Several opponents also spoke at the Robert Van who lives next door to the proposed said he wasnt dead set for or against but had a lot of questions for Baysides agent William Two members were swayed by the opposing testimony and voted against the The other three thought the particular project Gallagher was proposing would be better for the neighborhood than a few rows of which would be allowed under present The agenda contains two other proposed zone changes from Cl local business to C3 commercial at 1275 Gruene Road and from R2 to C3 at 1064 Texas 46 Public hearings will be held again on each Bidders will try again for the Landa Park gift and snack Council received two identical bids last and decided to reject them all and start Owners of some Landa Lake and Comal River properties would like to take advantage of New Braunfels Utilities plans to lower the river level next Permits for the various projects will be voted on Monday A 1975 improvement plan for the east side of Prince Solms Park will be and the council will con sider renewing Kathy Taylor Thielemans contract as city land scape Interlocal ambulance and fire protection contracts with Comal County are also up for Delashmutt is asking for emergency funds to install fans and See Page 16A Suspect arrested in Circle K holdup Stuff phuto John Senttir End of the line Unicorn lineman Weston Pacharzina is consoled by his following New Braunfels loss to Fort Bend Willowridge Friday in the Although the season ended on a sad the Unicorns posted a 122 mark and reached the state semifinals for the first time since A suspect has been charged and jailed in connection with the Thursday morning robbery of a Circle K store at 1289 San Jose was arrested near 2 Saturday in the 1000 block of West San not far from the store that was robbed at He has been charged with aggravated Municipal Judge David Perkins met with him at ap proximately 9 setting bond at Delgado was taken to the Comal County jail and was still lodged there at last According to the police a stocky Latin male came into the Circle K wearing a stocking threatened the 20yearold male clerk with a smallcaliber handgun and asked him to transfer money from the cash registers to a The robber then ordered the clerk to walk with him to his drove him to the National Guard Armory on IH 35 physically abused him and left him The Y located near the National Guard w is robbed at Thursday night by a man of similar also carrying a smallcaliber a police spokesman said Delgado has been charged with just one Orr will head Chamber of Commerce By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Faced with a very tight 1983 the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce couldnt have picked a better year to elect two bankers to head its 1983 board of According to recent action taken by the Chamber Donnie president of Guaranty State and Robert president of Texas Commerce have been elected president and Seay will replace Mitch the outgoing 1982 Tom executive vice president of the said in a telephone Election of officers was completed by the board of directors during a closeddoor meeting Thursday In addition to Seays and Orrs the board elected two new vice presidents John Doster and John Chunn for Purdum Directors also confirmed the election of George Ron Eyres and Craig Sagebiel to threeyear terms as directors to the Purdum Keeping with the newly elected officers and directors will meet with the outgoing 1982 board in a jointmeeting of the board later this A 1983 budget amounting to ap proximately was also adopted by the board at its Thursday This new budget is approximately less than the Chambers 1982 amended budget of Purdum Orginally the newlyadopted budget was a deficit budget by the Chamber executive he we balanced it the deficit by using carryover and reserve The 1983 budget is approximately See Page 16A Inside Cheer Fund partly cloudy day and Gusty north winds were expected to diminish by turning to the northeast at 1015 Monday will be partly cloudy and just a little Sunrise today will be at We continue to be encouraged by the response to our Cheer which we have established to provide needy families with a Christmas Here are our most recent contributors Virginia food Please bring your donations by the Herald 186 or mail checks to Drawer New For more contact Don Avery at Todays Weather After an overnight low near expect a Comfundgoal Current balance Still needed The Community Fund drive ends Please help it make its 1982 Jaworksi eulogized in Houston church HOUSTON AP Former Watergate special prosecutor Leon Jaworski was remembered Saturday as a man of God and a patriot who believed Americas future depended upon its A crowd of mourners that included Vice President George Bush and Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell jammed shouldertoshoulder in the pews of the 725seat auditorium and spilled into the nave and balcony of the First Presbyterian Jaworskis closed covered with red rested on a bier in an area before the The chancel was adorned with an unlightud tier of candles and thick with uiulecorated fir John pastor of the said Jaworski has shown us the greatness and grandeur and eternal significance one man made in the image of He called Jaworski a strong ad vocate for truth and He knew what goodness and justice really the Houston lawyer who began his courtroom career defending bootleggers and ended it as the Watergate special prosecutor who forced the resignation of President Richard died Thursday of a heart attack while cutting wood at his ranch near He was His funeral was a simple religious ceremony without a This is not an occasion for a eulogy to Leon said who was Jaworskis minister for more than 20 He would not have wanted Is not our very presence here eulogy sufficient Other mourners included former Barbara Mark noted heart surgeon Michael White House Chief of Staff James Baker Baylor University Chancellor Abner McCall and Houston Post Chairman and See Page 16A   

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