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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 6, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas What recession Page 86 College Hoops Rice Baylor 48 TCU Texas 48 Texas Tech SMU 61 Houston 66 Sam Houston SWT 51 Local Scores Cougars Hays 48 Gohzales Unicorns 42 Rangers Bandera 36 Bandera Rangerettes 31 Warriors Spurs 102 Richard Sledge will be a free man Monday By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Former Utilities manager Richard Sledge will keep a date with freedom bidding farewell to the prison bars at Huntsvilles Texas Department of after serving 13 months of a fiveyear who pleaded guilty to stealing in New Braunfels Utilities put in just four months and two days toward his debt to before his erroneous parole release to Hidalgo County last May He came back to TDC voluntarily on June and has heard prison doors slam behind him ever Sledge is set for release Monday said Joe supervisor with the Board of Pardons and Paroles in He served one year and 30 flat year and 27 good a total of two one month and 27 Moore The way un derstood the Sledge was not charged for being gone between May 18 and June That mixup occurred because files at TDC and the Texas Parole1 Board correctly showed Sledges sentence date as but incorrectly reflected jail time credit from that Sledge spent the rest of 1981 fighting his conviction on and finally lost on He wasnt transported to TDC until Sledges parole process began in after a reimbursement plusinterest check reached the hands of Utilities attorney Tom Burrus for on He received three favorable votes from two parole commissioners and one Board of Pardons and Paroles and was approved for parole last His parole certificate was delivered to TDC last Sledges parole discharge date is Moore the exact county of parole this time was not was hired as Utilities manager in resigned in 1979 and was indicted for theft in He pleaded guilty later that and sought a probated he received the fiveyear sentence from now retired District Judge Terry and decided to New Braunffels New Texas SUNDAY 1983 50 cents 92 26 Nazibutcher faces trial 66 Pages Sections USPS 377880 France AP Klaus the Nazi Butcher of was expelled from Bolivia and flown to France under military guard Saturday to be tried for torturing and killing thousands of Jews and resistance fighters during World War The French military DC8 jet that picked up Barbie in La landed at EST at the Caritat military base in about 60 miles northeast of the Mediterranean port city of Court officials said the 69yearold Barbie was immediately transferred to a helicopter and flown to the Fort de Montluc military prison here in Lyon where he was indicted for crimes against humanity involving more No trial date was Officials said Barbie had killed many of his victims in the Fort de Montluc prison four decades Barbie was guarded during the transfer by agents of the special weapons and tactics The DC8 apparently had been scheduled to land at the Satolas military base at with those plans changed for security had been reports that Barbie would be flown to a middle aged woman was found at the Lyon airport with a 22caliber rifle con cealed in a white She was detained for questioning and police reported she told them that her parents had been sent to a Nazi detention camp in France during World War Police had searched the Lyon airport following a bomb and dozens of people had gathered outside the One of Tina said her had died in a Nazi concentration We have come to sliow that we are still she We want Barbie to be put on the stand so our children can hear of his crimes from his own We can but we will never a 5foot5inch man with steel blue had been described by Bolivian friends as a doting accomplished pianist and lover of the 19th century German philosopher who argued that might makes The Interior Ministry said would be prosecuted on charges of crimes against humanity for his actions as the Gestapo chief of Lyon from 194244 during the Nazi oc cuption of He faces life imprisonment if It would be the first trial of a ranking Nazi official since SS Adolf Eichmann was kidnapped by Israeli agents in Argentina in 1960 and hanged after a lengthy trial in Tel During his Eichmann was kept in a glass cage to protect him from former victims who packed the Barbie was expelled Friday night from where he had lived since 1951 under the alias of Klaus He was granted Bolivian citizenship under his assumed name in Barbie had been in a La Paz jail since 25 on charges of fraud in connection with a debt to the state mining His presence in the South American nation was first made public 11 years ago by Serge and Bette French Nazi Since French and West German officials have sought his In Barbie is accused of ordering Jews deported to Nazi concentration torturing to death Frances most famous resistance Jean and executing other French Jews and In the early the Germanborn Barbie was twice sentenced to death See Page HA Goodeatin Judges Ann Allen left and Joyce Urban prepare to taste Robyn Wunderlichs cranberry salad at Saturdays 4H Food The judges and their taste buds must have been Staff photo by Cindy Richardson as Wunderlich placed first in one of the PreTeens Ninety 4Hers participated in the annual held at Canyon High Page Car bomb kills 20 in Beirut Lebanon AP A carbomb explosion turned the Palestine Research Center and the Libyan Embassy into roaring infernos killing 20 wounding 136 and forcing others to leap from balconies or clamber down drainpipes and knotted Police said the death toll could rise from the tremendous explosion that burned the two shook the central Hamra shopping district of the citys Moslem sector and sent a cloud of brown smoke and debris A shadowy group called the Front for the Liberation of Lebanon from Foreigners claimed and the Palestine Liberation Organization and Soviet news agency Tass blamed the Israelis and their But there was no confirmation that either the front or Israel was behind the remotecontrolled blast in west Panicked and screaming occupants of the seven story research center jumped from the lower Others scrambled down drainpipes on the side of the Some tore curtains from office windows and used them as ropes to Among the dead were three Lebanese police guards and among the wounded were 17 plain clothesmen who apparently had been keeping the offices under police The force of the blast stripped the facade from the fifthfloor offices of the Libyan news agency revealing booklined shelves and The Libyan news agency and the temporary quarters of the Libyan Embassy are in the same I was on the first floor when the whole world went black around said a young Palestinian cleaning woman who works in the research She identified herself only by the name I ran to the elevator but the fallen ceiling blocked the so I raced to the balcony and she Associated Press photographer Zuhair Saade was driving near the area when the bomb The blast hurled my car onto the he I saw tongues of flames shooting out of the two buildings and scores of panicked women The explosion hurled shattered glass and masonry for 100 yards and showered papers and debris on the American University of Beirut campus several blocks a Police Youssef Bitar said the blast was caused by an estimated 132 pounds of a liquefied placed in a car and detonated by remote con He said the force of the blast was equivalent to 528 pounds of The described by one Lebanese radio station as a Americanmade was parked in front of the research where remaining Palestine Liberation Organization officials are It is across Karicas Street from the temporary Libyan Embassy and its news The rightist Front for the Liberation of Lebanon from Foreigners claimed responsibility for the bombing in a call to the Christian Voice of but the radio station claimed the groups name has been used by various groups in the It was the second PLO building wrecked by a car bomb in eight Jail logistics Courthouse offices need By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer County Judge Fred Clark doesnt envision the Courthouse becoming a museum once the new criminal justice center is On the he believes the offices currently lacking space in the Courthouse will more than fill the void once existing offices are moved to the new If we move the district court and county court out of this facility weve got plenty of governmental activities to fill he The new criminal justice center which the county is required to have completed by 1985 according to an outofcourt federal lawsuit set tlement would initially include a the County Sheriffs office and a justice of the peace other departments from the Cour thouse such as district county district clerk arid the offices of the county and district attorney may be moved At this the county is leaving its options It gives us a proper planning option and gives us the ability to put them that its being decided said The eventual possible withdrawal of these specific offices from the has the New Braunfels Downtown Merchants Association con cerned because it fears that downtown businesses will lose the patronage of employees from these offices as well as those who pass through these David a member of the association which last week came out in opposition of the county building a new jail out of downtown explained the associations thinking for the countys jail site selection committee The feeling of the group was with the post office potentially moving away from the downtown area and talk of the criminal justice moving just going to see less auto and pedestrian activity This diminished traffic flow causes concern from the Lamon Former County Commissioner John a member of the site selection sym pathized with the downtown to keep the home fire burning you need a center of activity a heart of a said Ive seen fragmentation beforehand here this is the See Page UA Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy Sunday and with mild afternoons but cold again Winds will be northerly near 10 mph Pro Bowl Today What Dallas coach Tom Landry calls the cream of the crop will compete in todays Pro Bowl which begins at 3 Landry will guide the NFC allStars See Page Grateful Dead There are lots of Social Security checks being sent to dead a check of the rolls And its costing millions of Page 3B 6B Meetings Recreation Center funding on parks board agenda The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will take its first serious look at Landa Recreation Centers financial dilemma Monday night at the parks office in Landa The meeting will begin at 7 Members of the Landa Recreation Association asked City Council last month whether the city would be willing to take over operation of the recreation center and set up a com prehensive recreation division as part of city The question was referred to the parks board for further Two groups want to use city parks as bases for special Wholesale Beers has asked for permission to hold the Miller Bar Olympics at Eikel Field on March and the San An tonio Gypsys want to have their 10th annual Aardvark Motorcycle Rally at Cypress Bend Also on the agneda is a request from the New Braunfels Amateur Softball Association for an amendment to its present contract with the Commissioners Court Reviewing subdivision plats and opening bids will probably take up most of the meeting time in Com missioners Court Commissioners will review four pieces of county which will include a development proposed for Rebecca Creek Ranch Sub Deer Meadows Subdivision and a street in Lake Ridge In the court will also consider adopting a purchasing policy for the At the court will open bids for a motor grader for the County Roads Department and bids for cars for the County Sheriffs
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