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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 8, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Texae Co rnp tt Hitch t 0 box Local men killed in Sunday wreck By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A onecar accident which claimed the lives of two New Braunfels a traincar collision and a chase that resulted in a driving while intoxicated arrest dominated law enforcement activity last Scott ONeil of 825 Edwards and of 1045 Linde were killed in an early Sunday morning accident on Interstate A Live Oak Police Department report stated the 1979 Chevrolet Suburban jumped the overpass guardrail around 3 and fell approximately 16 feet onto State Highway The accidents cause is still under but a Live Oak police spokeswoman Were under the assumption that the driver lost control of the but we dont know how or The report listed Preston as the vehicles and road conditions as William Anderson of Canyon Lake escaped serious injury in a tangle with two MissouriKansasTexas railroad engines on FM of a mile west of the 1400 block of Hunter Andersons pickup collided with the right rear of Engine and into the right front of Engine The truck then careened off the turned over on its and landed 20Va feet from the roadways Anderson was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital with minor treated and The New Braunfels Police Department report stated witnesses vertified the railroad crossing signal lights were flashing red prior to the Damage to the railroad signal lights was estimated at between New Braunfels Department of Public Safety trooper Robert Butler headed a chase at speeds of up to 90 mph early Sunday resulting in the arrest of Douglas of San The chase ended in San and involved up to eight marked law It the chase started in front of Canyon High School on Interstate Hodges was driving with his emergency flashers and weaving all over the That was about Butler said He pulled up next to and I put my spotlight on When I turned on my thats when he took Butler managed to catch up and pass the Thats when he pulled up to my and swerved at He tried to run me off the Butler then the car in front of him pulled and See Page 14 Cook faces Reimer in NBISD election David Cook made good on his And as a result New Braunfels school trustee Rudy Reimer will have competition in the April 2 school board Sixtyoneyearold Cook of New Braunfels has filed for place 6 on the New Braunfels Independent School Districts Board of For the past four Place 6 on the board has been held by who announced recently that he would seek In early Cook first became involved in board activity when he opposed the boards decision to expel three high school aged 14 to 16 for the remainder of the The girls were caught on the high school campus with beer in their At that time grandfather of one of the came out in strong opposition to the boards which he called a miscarriage of See Page 14 New Braunfels New Texas Ztftung A TUESDAY 1983 25 cents 14 Pages USPS 377880 Sharon blamed for massacre JERUSALEM AP A special inquiry com in a report that could shatter Israels today found Defense Minister Ariel Sharon personally responsible for the Beirut refugee camp massacre and called on him to The panel said Israeli leaders should have foreseen that needless bloodshed might result when they allowed Lebanese militiamen into the two where they slaughtered hundreds of Palestinian It rebuked Prime Minister Menachem Begin for what it called his indifference during last Sep tembers massacre but recommended no action against Begin called his Cabinet into a special session at 3 8 EST to consider the but Israel television said there would not be an immediate decision on how to respond to the Israel radio said architect of Israels invasion of Lebanon last June was refusing to accept the findings and The composed of two Supreme Court justices and a retired accused Sharon of blunders and said it found he bears personal In our opinion it is fitting that the minister of defense draw the appropriate personal Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy this Tonight and Wednesday will bring considerable late night and early morning low cloudiness and becoming partly windy and warmer by Wednesday Winds will become southerly near 15 mph today and dropping down to 510 mph Wed Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at Chagra Acquitted Jimmy Chagra was found not guilty by a jury Monday on murder and conspiracy charges connected with the assassination of Federal Judge John Wood in San Chagra was convicted on two other Lawyers for Charles Harrelson and Jimmys wife who were both convicted last year in San say they hope the acquittal will help prove that their clients did not receive fair See Page Cougarette Character Trailing nearly the entire game Monday the Canyon Cougarette girls basketball team used good defense and Shelley Nances 26 points to stage a fourthquarter rally and top the Gon zales See Page Set For Showdown The North Carolina Tarheels and the Virginia Cavaliers meet Thursday in an Atlantic Coast Conference duel set up today by this weeks Assoicated Press college basketball poll North Carolina is ranked in the while Virginia commands the 3 Whos 2 The only undefeated team left in Division the University of Nevada at Las See Page TV If Sharon does not step Begin should fire the panel But the state radio said Begin met with Sharon and told him he would not dismiss It was not known whether he asked Sharon to voluntarily Begins coalition appeared split on the Israel radio noted one possibility is that the entire Begin Cabinet might resign and set an early elec In the Begin aides have said the prime minister would step down if any senior Israeli of ficial were blamed in the but there was no immediate indication whether he stood by this The report also called for the dismissal of military intelligence chief Yehoshua and harshly chastised Chief of Staff Raphael Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir and Amos the Israeli commander in Beirut during the The state radio said the 54yearold a popular exgeneral hero of the 1973 Yom Kippur had already been offered an alternate post as minister in charge of the occupied West but was refusing to accept the commissions recom mendations and See Page 14 Lifesaving pays off Orrs Scout training made the difference Orr receives his Eagle from Bennie Bock II Staff photo by Frances Bridges Bond issue Absentee voting deadline Tuesday By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer With absentee voting totals beginning to pick Hendricks is optimistic about Saturdays New Braunfels In dependent School District bond As of early Tuesday ap proximately 25 absentee votes had been cast at the districts administrative But with today being the last day to vote absentee for the million bond Hendricks and other district personnel are expecting absentee voting to pick up even Absentee votes may be cast for the singleproposition bond issue at the districts administrative 431 Mill through Although Hendricks noted that the national economic situation would affect any bond he did not think that it would have much affect on NBISDs Saturday issue due he New Braunfels having a strong But people have got to realize that regardless of the economy the kids are going to be here and that the district is going to continue to Hendricks noted in a telephone I dont think it economy will hold people back from he NBISD officials are asking patrons to approve the million in bonds in order to meet the districts and the districts Long Range Planning Committee have predicted that the districts population will increase by more than 50 percent in the next the districts enrollment is approximately architects say that the total capacity of the district is only leaving very little room for See Page 14 ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer Alan Orr says Boy Scouts prepares you for If he hadnt taken training for the first aid merit he wouldnt have lived to make Orr says he flunked the first aid badge at least once maybe twice in his six years of But when a rotary saw at the Smokehouse Ice Plant nearly took his arm off last Orr knew just where to find the pressure points that would stem the flow of Even he lost nine pints before he reached the They panicked at the ice said Alans Marsha Robert If he hadnt told them where to apply that would have been For some he was calm all the way Emergency Medical Service attendants had some trouble figuring out how to get him out of the am There was just a patch of skin connecting his left arm to his said Three doctors put him back together with five hours of they patched Orrs arm with a piece of skin from his The arm still bears and probably always But it And the 18yearold New Braunfels High School senior had his Eagle Court of Honor As a Boy hes gone as high as he can Orr says hellprobably come back and be a scoutmaster in the But right college plans are foremost in his Hell be attending the University of His scouting career has been a rewarding despite a few rough spots here and The swimming merit badge was the worst one of I almost Orr Theres one lif esaving technique in which a Scout must tie a knot in a pair of blow them up like a balloon and use them as a float in the I didnt bring any pants with My dad went home and grabbed me and he just happened to grab some that had holes in the My air kept shooting and I kept Orr See Page 14 Parks board eyes costs of absorbing rec center Michael Robert Bouse and the City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board are more or less on the same side of the They agree that parks and recreation is a bit of a and that the City of New Braunfels needs to do something about In discussing the future of the independentlyrun Landa Recreation a few members made strong I think we need to be looking into I think its something the city should said Allene It is mass confusion the way it is No doubt about said Carl referring to the towns many volunteer athletic and the lack of a central authority to keep them from working at cross Those of us who have been on the parks board for several years really see the agreed the Sharon Parks Director Court as a city em didnt want to get involved in the But he wished he could count the number of people that walk in his office and What kind of programs do you offer It says recreation out Sentiment seems to run in favor of taking over the Landa Recreation Center and setting up a real city recreation as the Landa Recreation Association has But parks advisors will want more concrete ideas pn how to do and how much it will before making a recommendation to the City Theyre not sure theyll be ready by the end of Which is when the rec center expects to run out of It would appear that the thing may come to a screeching halt before were able to do anything about said Robert president of the Landa in dicated theyd cross that bridge when they came to I dont want the board to feel he Members directed Thieleman to send a questionnaire to other cities of comparable Sledge paroled in Huntsville Upon his release from the Texas Department of Corrections Richard Sledge was paroled to Walker County or His parole discharge date is All records we have indicate Sledge was indeed released Joe supervisor with the Texas Board of Pardons and said Moore also confirmed the county of former New Braunfels Utilities served 13 months of his fiveyear sentence for stealing in Utilities funds in He had pleaded guilty to the theft charge here in and began serving his sentence in 1982 after his appeals Staff photo by Dyanne Fry Center director Robert Bouse makes a point   

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