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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas                                SU Cheer Fund Funds keep coining in for our Cheer and that makes us pretty cheery around to say the The which is designed to provide a Christmas dinner to local folks who might not have one continues to Here are our most contributors Naw contributors f Howard and and and Klrby Pullbrtflht gooda balance If you would like to you can mail a check to NB HeraldZeitung Cheer PO Drawer flew You can also drop it offices at 186 South If you have nonperishable food items to you dan bring those by 6ur Circulation or contact circulation manager Don Avery at 6259144 if you would like us to pick them we appreciate your Welfare fraud Inspectors shift efforts to rural counties By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Three persons were indicted by a Comal County Grand Jury last week for welfare And theres more to We have investigations underway on at least 15 cases in New in ad dition to the three indictments last Cliff Hunt said Hunt is Region 9 supervisor of the Texas Department of Human Resources Office of Investigator Frustration comes easy for who is in charge of finding welfare fraud in 21 including Comal and We have referrals from DHR in Bexar County alone on suspected welfare I have six investigators and four clerks helping Hunt People say hire more and I guess that would but more investigators wont stop welfare as a way to fight this losing Hunt has shifted his emphasis to rural where his investigators get better and quicker Court dockets arent as The statute of limitations New Braunfels New Texas 245 20 Pages Sections doesnt run out before the case gets into And the district attorney here is Attorney Bill Schroeder is and I a capable He does an excellent Hunt When I went to him two or three months and outlined our in he Bring em and Ill do my best to prosecute Before last weeks Grand Jury the previous half a dozen welfare fraud cases See Page 12A FRIDAY December 25 cents USPS 377880 Senators work round the clock WASHINGTON AP A weary Republican controlled Senate worked as the sun rose over the Capitol early today to complete work on a stopgap spending bill that includes a billion jobs package President Reagan doesnt Unless the catchall appropriations measure clears both the House and Senate and is signed by the president by midnight most federal agen cies would legally run out of money and might have to shut Winding slowly toward the end of a lameduck the in an allnight voted on a mixed bag of issues ranging from the MX missile to foreign aid and the Clinch River breeder The votes followed the apparent defeat of the proposed billion gas tax increasehighway repair Mark chairman of the Senate Appropriations said he hoped for a final vote on the spending measure by noon By shortly after there were more than 30 amendments still awaiting and no end was in When the Senate does pass the appropriations it will go to a conference where dif ferences between the House and Senate versions will be worked Both chambers would then have to approve the resulting measure before sending it to the who has indicated he will reject the legislation if a jobs provision is kept in the On the MX the Senate agreed early this morning to Reagans proposal to start buying 100 but only if Congress approves a basing plan within 45 days after he submits By a vote of the Senate approved million in production funds for the nuclear weapon Reagan wants to deploy in a controversial dense pack formation in The House last week rejected money for producing the On Clinch the Senate voted to keep the controversial fast breeder nuclear program alive by approving million for continued The House voted earlier this week to kill the program in which uranium would be turned into plutonium in the power plant to be built in Ten Critics say fast breeder plants cost too dont necessarily work and are a potential source of raw material for terrorists planning to build small nuclear Reagan called the Congress back into the post election lameduck session to handle appropriations but most of the time has been spent on jobs bills the president either doesnt want or has reluctantly The version of the spending bill approved by the Democraticallycontrolled House includes a jobs program totaling five times the total in the Senate The Senates billion jobs proposal includes million for the pay of workers at water and waste treatment Indian housing and school weatherization of schools and job training and mass transit There is also million for construction of family housing on military and another million for construction work on the Alaskan See Page 12A Polish officials kidnapped him to prevent Poland AP Lech Walesa said today he was kidnapped by police for nine hours Thursday to keep him from addressing a memorial But he vowed that his outlawed Solidarity movement will win one day despite government efforts to crush I have to find a way to realize our said speaking to reporters for the first time since he was interned in the martial law crackdown Walesa was released last The news conference was held in Walesas Gdansk apartment after police allowed Western reporters through a cordon that had been thrown up around the they had barred the reporters from questioning some who tried to do Security throughout Gdansk also appeared more relaxed than when thousands of riot police clashed with Poles angered by Walesas No injuries or arrests were Walesa said armed plainclothes police came to his home about Thursday morning carrying a crow bar that they did not As a reasonable I had to he The officers took him to city Walesa where he was questioned for 30 minutes about alleged financial irregularities in the Gdansk chapter of which he He said he was then kidnapped by men in civilian You can call it kidnapping since they were not in uniform and did not bother to introduce Police drove him around the city for 8Vz he leaving him at his doorstep about The government did not publicly acknowledge that Walesa had been Walesa said he had expected authorities to stop him from speaking at a memorial rally for workers slain in riots in 1970 and It was to be held out side the Lenin where Solidarity was born in the summer of Thats why I gave you my speech he referring to a text distributed to Western reporters in Warsaw on From David Drake Elroy Robert Charles Victor Sierra and Robert Reed inspect plans Teamwork businesses eye an ounce of prevention ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer It might have been called a dry New Braunfels firefighters brought their ladder truck to Armstrong Machine Works this They backed it to the loading dock and sent a man up in boots and But the hose wasnt squirting There was no The rising firemans instead of scurrying for hatchets and extra stood calmly watching on the Assistant Chief Robert Partida even took It looks like the ladder will make it all the way he meaning that a man laddered up from the loading area could reach any part of the This building isnt as tall as I thought it He was glad to see The extendable ladder has more than twice the height it needs to put personnel on Armstrongs 17foot But theres also the problem of where to park the massive The stabilizing ground which must be extended before the ladder can be require a solid Partida and his compatriots decided the west loading dock was the only really good Guided by Armstrong representative David the firemen also toured the They checked locations of combustible alarms and controls for the automatic sprinkler Drake showed them the difference between the actual fire alarms and another warning bell thats tied into the plant cooling That he Sec Page 12A See Page 12A Fireman Billy Watts checks out the roof bY Dyanne Fv First Community Sing scheduled for Sunday The Holiday Community a new event sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Arts will start at 5 Sunday on the Main Plaza Elizabeth president of the urges everyone to It doesnt take a solo voice everyone likes to she If you feel good singing in the youll fee twice as good singing with Caroling has a way of making folks feel making us aware of our common Instrumental music will start at 430 setting the mood as the crowds Walter Faust will ring a few songs on the courthouse and Mayor Stratemann will offer welcoming Then it will be our turn to sing holiday songs and Christmas Elliott The singalong will be led by Dick director of music at First Protestant Church and vice president of the arts Special music will be performed by the Carl Schurz fifthgrade the orphans from Circle Arts Theatres heritage drama Orphans on the Guadalupe and a small choral group called The Free The arts council hopes to make this an annual Letters of invitation have been sent to all area schools and Todays Weather Today will be sunny and with winds from the southsouthwest at 5 10 per Tonight will be fair and not so becoming cloudy by Sunday will be fair and with a slight war ming trend by Winds tonight willbe variable at 510 Sunset will be at and sunrise Saturday at Spurs roll Denver coach Doug Moe called it his teams worst effort of the The San Antonio Spurs were on the receiving end of that as they blasted the Thursday night in Details in Early closing The HeraldZeitung closed early today 3 to be exact so that our employees could enjoy our annual Christmas We wil re open at the regular time Another note we plan to close at 1 Friday Christmas Eve so please pjan DEAR 2A 2B 4A RELIGIOUS Long distance service disrupted Friday morning You were out of luck Friday mor ning if you wanted to talk to anyone out of A longdistance telephone cable was severed at approximately cutting off virtually all com munication with the outside Local service was but everything between here and San Antonio is said a Southwestern Bell spokesman in late Since all the citys longdistance is switched through San calls to the north and west were cut off as Repair service numbers couldnt be and direct lines to the Alamo City werent working Theyre all in the same the local switchman If it makes us feel the whole hill country cant talk to em he They go through here to get to San The break occurred near Dietz Tractor As of 11 work crews were digging up the and men were standing by ready to splice it back They were hoping to restore service by How it happened I dont know said the company He declined to give his Everybody that knows me down here will be calling he   

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