Wednesday, March 9, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 9, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texfte 1 5 rxx Inc B f Interest said high for annual legislative conference In the next few New Braunfels will temporarily become a political headquarters for several national and state governmental and political Democratic and Republican leaders will descend upon the town Thursday night when the 17th annual Legislative Con ference gets underway with a reception for Lloyd D The actual co sponsored by the Texas State Chamber and New Braunfels Chamber of will begin The reception for this years Texan of the will begin at Thursday at the Civic A brief ceremony will surround the award presentation made to Bentsen by Ben president of Texas Commerce Bane shares in Love is also chairman of the this years con ference advisory Attendance at this years con ference is expected to be high although not quite as high as last year when Vice President George Bush was Texan of the In comparison to the 1981 con Tom Chamber executive vice is pleased with this years ticket sales and Were ahead on our he noted in a telephone And we expect close to 500 in at This year there are 53 associate business and professional much higher than the 31 sponsors in Purdum Sponsors include state and local companies and and most are he The fact that they are repeating sponsors is im he since it shows the conference is gaining an established good As this years conference will consist of two panels and a noon Registration will begin at 8 At Chamber president Donnie Seay will open the followed by a welcome from Mayor Skip Stratemann introduced by former Congressman Joe will give the opening The national issues presided over by will begin at ap proximately Speakers will include Charles Duncan for mer Secretary of Energy and Ray former Secretary of Congressman Tom Loeffler was also scheduled to be on this but he will be unable to attend since his wife is expecting a baby any Purdum The second morning panel state issues will begin at lead by Other speakers will in clude Carol executive director of the Consumers Union Wilhelmina state represen tative and chairman of the Committee on Higher Education State Senator Ike chairman of the Economic Development Committee and George state representative who serves as chairman of the Committee on Urban Doyle chairman of the local arrangements will preside at the scheduled to begin at A special presentation will be made in memory of former special prosecutor Leon who died last For several Jaworski helped organize the legislative con ference and was also named Texan of the Governor Bill Hobby will be the luncheon He will be in troduced by Wade president of the State New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeltung WEDNESDAY March 25 cents 92 48 34 Sections USPS 377880 turn Staff photo by Cindy Richardson William Murraybornagain Christian Murray hopes mother will see the light By CINDY RICHARDSON Staff writer Former atheist Bill son of atheist Mudalyn Murray believes his mother will find salvation before she Im convinced of that he I pray for her salvation on a daily Jesus Christ is always He can forgive anyone for Murray If He can forgive Bill he can forgive Murray was in town Tuesday night to speak at the Civic Hundreds of people attended the sponsored by the Christian Womens He and his mother were in strumental in having prayer and Bible reading removed from public and Murray recounted the events leading up to the Supreme Court His believing that the was nothing more than a slave labor camp tried to defect to taking him and his step brother with Officials at the Soviet embassy in Paris were not sure what to do because it was the first time they had ever had anybody in their embassy that was trying to get into their After waiting almost a the family was and returned to the OHair went with Murray to enroll him in school in While passing a they heard students repeating the Pledge of My mother turned a shade of They walked a little further down and in another classroom a student was reading from the My mother turned another shade of In another classroom the students were standing and saying the Lords My mom turned purple I thought we were going to lose OHair complained about the presence of prayer and Bible reading in the school and the counselor told There were prayers and Bible readings in the schools of this city before was a United States of If our forefathers would have wanted us to discontinued the surely they would have told us so when they formed the but they After writing an ineffective letter to the superintendent of OHair wrote a letter to the Baltimore Sun outlining her This sparked a story in that paper and in turn other and the family gained national media A petition was filed in the Superior Court of Baltimore to outlaw Bible reading and prayer in the It was thrown but three years and two appeals the case went to the Supreme The Court ruled that prayer and Bible reading in public schools was un See Page 10A Police nab Florida man after highspeed chase By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The New Braunfels Police Department applied the Canadian Mounties motto Tuesday chased a car at speeds over 100 mph until it ran out of and got a man wanted for grand Andre Reginald is in custody in the Comal County Jail under bond for the local charge of unauthorized use of a motor He is awaiting extradition back to Florida on the grand theft Police got a suspicious persons call from a local pawn when Barr tried to sell a radio out of his A license check of the vehicle came back as a Detective Juan Gusme but the car was a Gusme and patrolman David Wilson tried to stop Barrs but he refused to pull Once the fugitive reached Interstate the chase continued at speeds over 100 mph until the fugitives car ran out of The chase stopped at the Cibolo Creek exit near and involved between seven to nine law enforcement I slammed into the grass going about 90 Gusme and I said a little A passenger in the fleeing car was not charged in the but Immigration and Naturalization authorities were and are expected to transport him back to In other police William Brannon reported his 1976 Fiat Spider convertible stolen outside his 241 Seville sometime between Monday and The car is valued at Hoyie Plumbing 960 Highway 81 reported a burglary of a company parked in the driveway of 325 Napolean between Monday and 8 Equipment valued at was listed as and the report stated latent prints had been lifted from the van to aid the The future and Bob Krueger Hispanic support sought in 84 By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer He may not have officially an nounced his candidacy but former Congressman Bob Krueger is making no bones about his in tentions to run against John Tower in I see a goal and I want to fulfill he said in an interview Krueger gratefully accepted an introduction as hopefully our next senator at a local Mexican American Democratic meeting Tuesday The New Braunfels native also took the chance to campaign for himself and the Democratic No other group has a greater opportunity for influence in this state than the Mexican American Krueger told the mostly Hispanic group gathered at El Dorado Cafe on the citys West Urging them to support the Democratic Krueger asked Which party was it that guaranteed that your children will never have to face the indignities youve had to face Several times the former congressman noted that he was deeply proud that New Braunfels has established a Mexican American Democratic The Democratic Party needs to be reminded that its not complete or full until it is certain that it is hearing the voice of the Mexican American in this Youve got to be sure your voice is he Krueger pointed out that in the See Page IDA Wedding bells In near future Within the next couple of Bob Krueger will be making two One of them as everyone is expecting will concern his political The will concern his intentions toward Kathleen Tobin of San An At a New Braunfels Mexican American Democrats meeting Tuesday Krueger revealed not only his political ambitions for the but also his plans to soon announce his engagement to originally from News concerning his yettobe formally announced engagement appeared recently in a Houston slightly before Krueger said he was ready to announce his engagement The former congressman and ambassadoratlarge to Mexico joked Tuesday about wanting to be the first to tell Tobins mother about the considered by some to be one of the states most eligible plans to officially an nounce his candidacy plans for the Senate within two He will once again be running against incumbent John a who has indicated that he will seek reelection in the 1984 general It also looks like former Dolph a will be running for this same Krueger ran on the Democratic ticket in 1978 against Tower and came close to defeating The New Braunfels native lost that race by less than 1 percent of the total statewide Pope GUATEMALA CITY AP Pope John Paul II ends his Central America trip having pledged that the Roman Catholic Church will work for social justice and human rights in an effort to free the region from a scourge of hatred and After a brief stop in he takes his message to the bishops of all Latin America meeting in the Caribbean nation of He is scheduled to spend 10 hours in that poorest nation in the hemisphere and then return to Rome on an overnight The pontiffs eightclay trip through Central America included flowerstrewn welcomes in Costa Rica and and confrontations with Nicaraguas Marxist leaders and the Protestant president of an unbending rightist army Haiti next stop before return Greeted by crowds of hundreds of thousands in each John Paul consistently spoke for a need to help the poor and the He called for reconciliation and brotherhood to replace violence now raging between right and rich and white and On during a twostop visit in im poverished he urged the betterment of the poor and the neediest and called for an end to violence and Honduran President Roberto Suazo a country doctor who heads a new democratic told the pope his nation has neither jails for peoples ideas nor prisons for their Golf board backs higher fees ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer A couple of snow birds came with ruffled feathers to Tuesdays meeting of the Golf Course Advisory They calmed down when board members told them City Council had already rejected the idea of charging visitors extra to play golf in Landa the board has decided to ask for a in crease in the annual greens fee for all That would bring the price up to for an adult An annual pass for a couple will cost rather than And the annual trail fee for players using privatelyowned carts will go from to The vote was though board member Clifford Henne indicated he sure didnt like It was Hennes last to set up different fee schedules for residents and Two board members were against but the motion passed and was along with other fee change to City Council on Council members agreed to a 50cent increase on daily green fees which will make it on weekdays and on They agreed to assess a trail fee for anyone who borrows a golf cart for a rather than renting one from the course They decided to add a 10percent charge to annual fees paid in two rather than all at But golf board chairman Fritz Scheffel said reported there was no sympathy on the council for See Page 10A Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for mostly cloudy clearing and cooler and sunny and mild Winds will be from the north at 1015 mph There is a 30 percent chance of showers Sunset will be at and sunrise Thursday will be at New at Canyon Lake Visitors whove lost their way at Canyon Lake now have a place they can go to find out about what theyre looking The Corps of Engineers is opening a new Visitors Center a project which was three years in the Canyon Whips Rangers Led by Troy Burchs three singles and two the Canyon Cougars rolled over the Sinithson Valley Rangers Tuesday night 7 The loss drops SV to 02 while the Cougars go to See Page 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