Thursday, March 17, 1983

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 17, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas t Kit oh Yarbrough arrested after leaving AUSTIN AP Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Yar who fled the country after losing his appeal of a perjury con was captured after he ven tured away from his safe retreat on the Carrlbbean island of officials The fugitive exjustice was arrested Wednesday on the independent island nation of Vincent 19 months after fleeing Texas to avoid a fiveyear prison Acting on the fear that Yarbrough might post bond and officials left Wednesday night to begin extradition Yarbrough was ordered to prison for a 1978 perjury He faces an additional charge of felony bond authorities Im enormously Im said Travis County District Attorney Ronnie who announced the surprise arrest at a hastily called news conference Wednesday evening along with Mark Yarbrough had fled Texas with his wife and two children to attend medical school In the Caribbean island of He had suc cessfully avoided arrest there because the United States has ex tradition problems with that island But two weeks Yarbrough left Grenada on a trip to the nearby Island of and authorities made their Yarbrough was spotted by officials in the capital of and arrested by local said Gilbert head of the governors Criminal Justice A couple of weeks ago we heard there may be an opportunity to make the connection in so we were in contact with the mar shals office and the attorneys office in Thomas the nearest who were assisting us in developing a plan to get said After the arrest the governor in Vincent decided to let the government have him not on an extradition but simply as a person who is almost an undesirable Pena He said federal marshals from the Virgin Islands flew to Vincent in the British West Indies on Wednesday and took custody of the Texas They whisked him on a charter flight back to where Pena said I think hes in jail on the island of Assistant District Attorney refuge Bill Willnu and Travis County Sheriff Doyne Bailey left Wednesday night on a private plane for ac cording to Ann Whites press The three officials flew to Dallas on a stateowned plane and then flew to Thomas on a private jet owned by Dallas millionaire Ross Arnold said the trip was set up quickly because of fears that Yar brough might post See Page 16 New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeitunq 54 16 Pages THURSDAY March 25 cents USPS 377880 County panel to narrow field of jail sites By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Six specific locations for the proposed new county jail will be revealed tonight by a Commissioners Courtappointed site selection com The groups recommendations which will be trimmed to three or four sites will then be passed to Com missioners Court for its con Prior to deciding on a final the court will hold public hearings to discuss the County Judge Fred Clark has The led by local resident Elliot divided itself into three subcommittees to study different locations of the town in cluding the downtown There has been a major lobbying effort made by the New Braunfels Downtown Merchants Association and Chamber of Commerce to locate the new facility Each of the three subcommittees will name two recommended sites at tonights meeting which will be held in the District second floor of the Courthouse at 7 said Tim Commissioners Court ad Theyll recommend their preferred and second place he noted Its then expected that the site committee will vote on which of the six sites it will recom mend to Commissioners Court for its The meeting was originally scheduled to be held in Com missioners but its ex pected inore people will show up tonight in addition to committee The district courtroom has more Darilek Knoxs committee originally considered more than 20 sites for the See Page 16 Staff photo by John Sentei Restaurant owners Gary and Ida Pittman inspect whats left of the window where the deer made a surprise entrance Deer crashes lunch hour at restaurant ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer It could be she just missed her The street called Deer Trot connects with Walnut two blocks to the Whatever the the deer that dropped by Schwa mk rugs Steakhouse Wednesday must have been in one heck of a It came right through a doublepane bringing the outer screen all the way into the entry It left by the same bounded across Walnut then backtracked across Schwamkrugs It was last seen heading for a small canyon behind the It all happened at the height of the lunch I dont know what the thought it was said restaurant owner Gary There were a lot of people a lot of Yon wouldnt have thought it would have even come up His wife Ida was minding the cash register at the and got a look at the Shes pretty sure it was a doe possibly the same See Page 16 Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Swine time Patricks flap IRA sympathizers presence causes officials to skip parade NEW YORK AP Despite a boycott of todays Patricks Day parade by the Irish 23 bands and some politicians because of its controversial grand officials vowed the event would be held with dignity and Were not going to let them hijack the said Mayor Edward as final preparations were made for New Yorks 221st annual celebration of Irelands patron Mario Cuomo said he would never miss an opportunity to celebrate the magnificent culture of the The 23 Irish 26th Army band and such politicians as Daniel Patrick Moynihan and former Hugh Carey planned to boycott the parade because of the election as grand marshal of Michael an Irish Republican Army parade organizers said they expected a larger than usual crowd of as opposed to the usual Cardinal Terence ar chbishop of New did not say whether he would review the parade from the steps of Patricks Cathedral on Fifth as is The cardinal cited as a new danger statements that the event had turned into a proIRA Carey and other members of the Friends of a political released a Patricks Day statement which termed 1982 a year of disap pointment and concern for all of us who hope for peace in Northern The signed by 26 senators and 48 had critical words both for the outlawed Irish Republican Army and British authorities in Northern Parade trying to downplay the noted that more than 140 bands remained in the parade and others might take the place of those who dropped We expect a great with dignity and said parade committee spokesman Martin The purpose of the parade is not to focus on the controversy in Northern Thats only part of was acquitted last November of conspiring to smuggle weapons to the He said he was working with the Central Intelligence a claim the CIA Flannery has long been active in Irish civic affairs and is founder of Irish Northern which supports antiBritish He was elected grand marshal by a parade com mittee vote of 510 to After the the Irish government announced all its including Aer the Irish would boycott the That sparked the Defense Department co order that no federal troops including the 26th Army a traditional participant could inarch in the Among the bands that dropped GUI was the contingent from Toms River High School East in New which was named best band of the 1981 The hogs were the first exhibits to arrive at the annual Comal County Youth Show last and the rest of the fourfooted and otherwisearrive The event will run through Local bands take first divisions New Braunfels High School bands played their way to a Sweepstakes trophy at University In terscholastic League competition this The Smithson Valley band received a special awards trophy for excellence in two The Unicorns Silver Band traveled Tuesday to Clark High in San where they received first divisions in concert and sight reading Those along with the bands top rating at marching contest last qualified the Silver Band for a Sweepstakes the equivalent of a state championship in Smithson Valley competed Wednesday at the University of Texas at San as did the Unicorns Blue Both groups received first divisions in concert and sight Smithson Valley did not qualify for a Sweepstakes because its band got a second division in marching last Bands from Canyon High School played in this weeks The first playing got a second division in sight reading and a third in The second band competed Wed nesday at and earned a second division in both Inside Todays Weather Wind advisories are in effect for Canyon Lake this Reports a spokesman at the Corps of Engineers station Were about to blow off the hill up Theres a frost warning out for tonight in Comal Today will be with northwest winds 20 to 30 miles per hour and Tonight will be clear and cold with light followed by a warmer Sunset today will be at and sunrise Friday at 6 38 DEAR TV Charge reduced in fatal wreck By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer An involuntary manslaughter charge against a Schertz man was reduced to criminally negligent homicide by a Comal County Grand Jury Wed Donald Beal of Schertz was charged with in voluntary manslaughter in connection with a one car rollover on Interstate 35 on 12 of this Ann Michelle Morris of Schertz was A spokeswoman for the District Attorneys Office said the case against Beal will now be turned over to the County Attorneys Office for since criminally negligent homicide is a misdemeanor The Grand Jury returned 14 indictments in its Wednesday Billy Ralph Sanford of 311 and Joe Astran Chavez of 466 were indicted for possession of a controlled sub stance Terry Ulloa of 2870 Pecan was indicted on two counts of possession of a See GRAND Page 16