New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 26, 1982

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 26, 1982

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 26, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas pallfes Jfcjt Longhorns bomb out in Sun 2610 AIM Aggies lead Gray to win over Blue AV New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeltung 9R1 CQ SUNDAY December 25 cents 251 68 Sections USPS 377880 Despite Santa still came By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A woman in Indiana invited her entire town to dinner and a New York hotel served homeless people a turkey dinner from silver dishes as Christians around the world gathered to celebrate the joys of For businessmen and the from Bethlehem to San recession dampened the holiday But the traditional appeal for peace on earth provided a brief halt to fighting in El Marines celebrated the holiday in Lebanon only a mile from Christians and Moslems who continued to exchange Colorado got enough snow for a dozen white Christmases as warm weather contributed to flooding in Arkansas and brought rain to New England ski Thousands of the poor and unemployed turned out for holiday meals in soup kitchens across the President Reagan spent the day at the White House with his family and close In New the Sheraton Centre hotel and civil groups presented an elaborate Christmas dinner to 500 of the citys and received a call of support from the Its great thing you are Reagan told Klaus vice president and area manager of the Sheraton as volunteers began serving guests from the citys Though a public address he wished the homeless a merry Christmas as they dined on turkey amid red table silver chafing dishes and sparkling Virginia Waters of invited her entire town of to Christmas dinner at the First Church of She said she decided to give the dinner because youve got to share the things God gives In shopkeepers blamed world recession for the poor turnout in Manger In better years more than people came to celebrate at the traditional birthplace of But this only We wait for Christmas all but there were no foreign said shopkeeper Nadia In his Urbi et Orbi message to the city and the Pope John Paul II prayed for all the suffering people on especially in his native I ardently wish all my brothers and sisters of particularly those who suffer and those who are separated from their loved a new a new the pope said in his message to gathered in Peters In El the guerrillas returned to their camps and the army went to its but there was little joy in the war torn Many people pass this day the men who lost a wife or said Dorotea a flower vendor at the central market in San In the fighting did not with rightist Christian and leftist Druse gunmen exchanging sniper fire about a mile from where the Marines were The Americans ate a special Christmas dinner flown in from ships They were visited by Lebanese President Amin Gemayel and TV actress Lydia star of Too Close for About holiday travelers spent See Page 12A Locals spread cheer with Christmas charity cart People have different ways of getting their clothes to the but chances are few approach it the Stall photo by John Senter same way as sevenyearold Amber Fuller was seen pushing the basket down the street By ROBERT JOHNSON Editor Over 200 Comal County families had a brighter Christmas thanks to the efforts of several local groups and coordination of the majority of those efforts by the Community Service Local civic agencies and individuals contributed to the donating gifts and money to help those in need this holiday The Service Center served as a clearinghouse for the community referring potential recipients of this Christmas charity to local In the through the efforts of director Liz Urban and Suzie collected contributions from and had them converted into certificates redeemable for food at Divines Through its center personnel also helped prevent duplication of and helped collect donations for the Community Food Pantry at First Protestant The efforts ranged from largescale efforts like the Jaycees Toys for Tots campaign to individual like the anonymous donor who paid the utility bill of an elderly See Page 12A Silt petition Residents worried about use of old landfill ByDYANNE FRY Staff writer A city landfill off Kuehler Avenue was closed in Some residents of the surrounding neigh borhood would like to keep it that Alarmed at reports that City Hall might use the dump as a disposal site for the silt and debris soon to be dredged from Lancia a group of residents has drawn up a petition of City Manager Delashmutt says theres no cause for panic its still just an idea at It will be up to the City Council to make a presumably at its 10 January 10 is also the day that New Braunfels Utilities will begin lowering the river for repairs to its generating Dredging wont begin until at least a day In an early talk with Council about the lake Delashmutt indicated the material brought up would present a disposal He said it would be would bear a unpleasant and would be of no practical use as fertilizer or anything The idea of putting it at the old Kuehler Avenue dump came up at a public meeting held See Page 12A Local Edwards director outlines background for water permit bill Directors of the Edwards Underground Water District want some control over Edwards ground water sold outside the They met recently and unanimously endorsed a legislative bill which would require a permit for any new well into the Edwards aquifer which would supply water for use outside the boundaries of the Oliver who represents Comal County on the board of said a grandfather clause would protect concerns which are already selling water outside the For the cities of Schertz and which both have wells in the Edwards but supply homes in Guadalupe would not need a permit unless the outside con sumption from those wells increased 10 percent over the present We are not requiring anything from anyone who wants to use Edwards water within the Haas That goes for municipalities and everyone The EUWD includes Uvalde and Medina Its boundaries do not coincide exactly with the boundaries of the underground but Haas said the bill would give the five county district a degree of control over its water For one the outside people are not paying the taxes that we in the district are he Haas indicated the 14 directors attending the meeting were concerned at rumors that a fuel ex ploration agency was interested in the tar sands near the Mexican border west of Uvalde and had thought of piping water from the Edwards Aquifer for use in its The bill needs to be amended There are a few paragraphs that need to be cleared he It was written with the help of EUWD legal and will be forwarded to the 1983 Texas Haas said the bill doesnt have a sponsor He stressed as the bill applies strictly to the Edwards Underground Water We hope we wont stir up a hornets nest in some other he Inside Todays Weather North winds will shift to the northeast blowing 1520 miles per hour and Today and tonight will be cloudy and with a 60 percent chance of rain increasing to 70 percent More and a chance of more is expected on Sunrise today will Up and Down The Dallas Cowboys and Houston Oilers two teams whose fortunes are as different as night and day return home Sunday as the season nears a The playoffbound Cowboys play the downandout Philadelphia while the 16 Oilers play the suddenlyrejuvenated Cleveland Page Cheery Thoughts Christmas time in a recession seems a little but columnist Virginia Payette has some rather optimistic thoughts to cheer us Sure the jobless rate is she but those who had jobs in 1982 saw their standards of living go See Page Gettin Not High Texas country rocker Jerry Jeff Walker used to be famous for his music and his The man who wrote Mr Bojangles is still noted for the but not for the Dyanne Fry reports on Walkers recent concert in New Page Cheer Fund annual event Due to the overwhelming success of the Herald Zeitung Cheer Fund in its inagural plans are to make the food drive an annual Three weeks the HeraldZeitung an nounced its intention to start the with the goal being to collect money and food to distribute to needy families in our The philosophy a Christmas without food is a pretty bleak so lets provide a holiday dinner for as many families as we The results were Donations of money and food came in at a rate much faster than we had Every day there were new When the smoke finally we had raised almost dollars in monetary donations not counting the large volume of food Because of the publics generous the HeraldZeitung delivered Cheer Fund baskets to 60 local families Christmas Your con tributions enabled us to put the following items See Page 12A Record storm strands travelers in Colorado By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A storm that buried Colorado in up to 3 feet of snow moved on leaving behind closed roads and airports and thousands of stranded as rain and record warm temperatures in many Midwestern cities melted hopes for a white Its just said police Mike Baker in on the Colorado as galeforce winds drifted snow as high as car I dont remember a storm this In authorities evacuated one neighborhood in the northcentral part of the Doris Usry of the JacksonHinds Emergency Operations Center said she did not know how many people were nor how many houses were About three inches of rain had fallen in Mississippis capital city by mid One person was killed in and 16 people were injured in Fridays The round of tor nadoes the previous day in Arkansas and Oklahoma caused about million in Heavy rains in Southern Illinois caused scattered flash flooding and forced several families to evacuate their homes in Pulaski Half of the streets in were closed from flooding before daybreak In 2Va inches of rain fell in the 24 hours ending at 7 EST more than the city has ever recorded for the entire month of December since the National Weather Service In a state of emergency was declared in the Denver where Stapleton International Airport was closed Friday due to deep Reopening of the airport was post poned twice Saturday the recond at 6 MST before operations resumed with the landing of a flight from Los Angeles just before 7 About stranded travelers spent the night in the airport on lobby couches and even in heated Officials said a 58yearold was found frozen to death Saturday morning near her familys farm in about 65 miles north of Authorities said she had gone outside during the storm Friday evening and had gotten On Interstate 70 about 30 miles east of an unidentified man was found frozen to death just 25 yards from his Adams County Mark Singer said the victim had some car problems and got lost in a Amtraks San Francisco Zephyr train bound for Chicago was halted overnight at Denvers Union Station because of snowcovered said Aintrak spokesman Wally Stranded train travelers stayed in the station lobby or on the Thousands of stranded motorists have been picked said John Callahan of the Colorado State Were unable to move through the said Denver paramedic dispatcher Tom Weve got volunteers in Blazers and pickup trucks transporting most of our The storm dumped 33 inches of snow in and 24 inches in making it the heaviest 24hour accumulation in the capital city since ;