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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 5, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfeto Hereld Zeitung America shows whites and blues THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Flreworlu exploded over the Capitol and of the Beach Boys and Wayne Newton played to separate but almost equal r nd millions flocked to parka and backyards in a bangup Fourth of July In the million people attended the Veiled Prophet a Mississippi River extravaganza capped by the end of a mile riverboat race from New Orleans to Harold DeMarrero won the Golden Antlers prize for guiding the Delta Queen to the finish line first on Americas 207th Along the Colorado thousands of tourists headed for Hoover Dam near Boulder to watch Lake Meads waters cascade over the spillway for the first un planned spill in the dams 48 The lakes waters were pushed over the brink by record mountain which has prompted federal officials to open causing controlled flooding in California and Nevada Richard Bryan took a Fourth of July tour of floodravaged riverside blasting Interior Secretary James Watt as insensitive to the needs of displaced But Watt was back in watching from his office balcony as pop singer Newton gave a rainy concert around the Washington Monument for a crowd of well below the who attended the Beach Boys concert there last people sat through thun derstorms to hear the National Symphony Orchestra play before the traditional fireworks In Watt banished rock groups such as the Beach Boys from the Mall claiming they attracted the wrong Outcry from the groups including Nancy made him regret the The Beach Boys ended up taking their act to Atlantic where they played a surf side concert for more than police Five concertgoers were treated at a including one three alcohol or drug related cases and one woman who suffered a police An additional 300 people were treated for sun heat exhaustion and other In two men were one when a cannon discharged early during a Civil War A fireworks canister toppled and shot into a crowd in on Saturday slightly injuring 16 And in New York a man was cut practically in hatf and killed after he jet off powerful in a metal Another New York fireworks accident hurt six Hollywood stuntman Ron and his friend Kenn 32 of got up for the holiday 73 stories up the Westin Hotel in Police cited the climbers for criminal More than 390 people were killed in traffic accidents on the nations Grocery prices fall 1 percent i By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The first half of 1983 ended with supermarket prices almost 1 percent below what they were at the start of the an Associated Press marketbasket survey The sharpest decline of the year and the biggest monthly drop in over two years came in when grocery bills dipped by offsetting in creases earlier in The AP survey is based on a list of 14 food and nonfood selected at The items were priced at one supermarket in each of 13 cities on March 1973 and have been repriced on or about the start of each suc ceeding Among the latest findings marketbasket bill rose at the checklist store in six cities during June and decreased in seven The overall change a drop of percent was the biggest since a percent decrease in May prices today with those at the start of the the AP found that the marketbasket at the start of July was higher in six cities and lower in seven there was an average drop of ninetenths of 1 percent in the marketbasket bills at the checklist stores in the first half of this The market basket bills increased by an average of percent in the same period of items decreased in price during June than Onefourth of all the items sur veyed were lower at the checklist stores at the start of July than they were a month earlier and only onefifth were at the meat counter helped cut the bills during Allbeef frankfurters declined last month at the checklist store in eight cities and centercut pork chops went down in seven The only meat item to show more increases than decreases was chopped which rose last month at the checklist store in eight No attempt was made to weight the AP survey results according to population density or in terms of what percent of a familys actual grocery outlay each item The day of the week on which the check was made varied depending on the Stan dard brands and sizes or com parable substitutes were The AP did not try to compare actual prices from city to The only comparisons were made in terms of percentages of in crease or The items on the AP checklist were chopped center cut pork frozen orange juice paper GradeA medium white creamy peanut laundry fabric tomato frankfurters and granulated A 15th chocolate chip was removed from the list when the manufacturer discontinued the package size used in the Fplus for effort Reagan wants more school discipline LOS ANGELES AP President seeking support from the nations second largest teachers called today for stricter school discipline and academic standards and decried those who would delay and drag us Reagan set a goal of raising verbal and math scores in the College Board tests by 50 points to make up for the drop between 1963 and Reagans comments were in a speeh prepared for delivery to the 67th annual convention of the American Federation of second in size to the National Education Even though the federation has been less shrill in its criticism of Reagan than the larger AFT chief Albert Shanker said on Monday he would give Reagan no more than an Fplus on Reagan made no attempt to hide his differences with the particularly over his support for merit pay for master The AFT has opposed specific merit pay while remaining open to the concept Of course we have 1 am not here today as a trying to peddle a offtherack education I am fully aware that there are some major areas where we disagree matters like tuition tax credits and Reagan has called for tax breaks to parents of children in private but has not mentioned that prominently in his recent emphasis on He backed into mention of merit calling at tention to the recommendation of his National Commission on Excellence in Education forrx rewards for teachers who excel and then adding I say He said the union supports many aspects of his bilingual education legislation that would let local school districts decide the best way to teach children whose Englishspeaking ability is Calling for unity within the community of educators and Reagan said Instead of worrying about whether we put together a Republican plan or a Democratic cannot we join together on a course of common sense for an American plan Let us stand together concerned citizens and say no to all those who would delay and drag us A White House speaking on the condition that he not be said Reagan chose the federation rather than the much larger National Education Association because it is less The with million has been adamant in opposition to the idea of merit pay for The with has opposed specific merit pay proposals but says it remains open to the concept if it can be worked out to its But neither group has had very much good to say about and AFT chief Albert Shanker urged his delegates Monday not to boo the president during todays The talk was expected to avoid a combative ap without ignoring the issues that separate Reagan from both teacher The future of public education may very well depend on whether the philosophy of the NEA or the AFT Shanker told his delegates He was especially critical of the NEA for its unyielding opposition to merit saying it was giving Reagan an issue he Reagan has won applause for his merit pay proposal before several and a poll con ducted by the Los Angeles Times showed 73 percent of the respondents favored paying teachers based on performance or peer whereas only 22 percent favored a compensation system based on training and But at a news conference after his convention Shanker gave Reagan only an Fplus for his education Government Guaranteed Federal Income Tax Free Municipal Bonds dli me iii drop frv lor more information Stan Cunningham 473 Sequin 6290055 Edward Jonea Herald Classifieds 6259144 Minister not angry at midnight arsonist Texas AP The pastor of one of four small churches in or near this tiny agriculture town that were the target of a midnight arsonist armed with Molotov cocktails says he feels no animosity toward the man described as a nut with a flame in his One church serving a congregation of 11 people was destroyed and another was damaged ex tensively in the late night and early morning attacks Monday in this east Central Texas No one was authorities The Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church sustained several thousand dollars in fire and water damage and may be beyond the Chapman The building is just about Theres a lot to be from what I could just Chapman New LU LAC president pushes for Hispanic voters DETROIT AP The newly elected president of the League of United American Citizens promises to push for greater Hispanic voter improved relations with Latin America and improved immigration Mario was elected when three other candidates withdrew after the first round of voting the final day of LULACs 55th annual convention in spokesman Duke Rodriguez We are going to build LULAC into an even greater organizaton which will more effectively address the socioeconomic issues which face the Hispanic community in Obledo said in a telephone interview after his We will be giving priority to voter to relations with Latin American to the issues of the 2ftyear LULAC member a was LULACs general counsel and national civil rights director for the past He joined the member organization in 1955 and formerly served as state director in He served as secretary of health and welfare in the administration of former California Edmund Brown Obledo was a cofounder of MexicanAmerican Legal Defense Fund and a cofounder of the Southwest Voter Registration and Education Rodriguez A native of San Antonio and a Navy Obledo obtained a pharmacy degree in 1957 from the University of Texas and earned a law degree from Marys University in San he Obledo later served aa member of the Harvard Law School he said hrtgflini LULAC President Tony Bonilla will contiWM with the organisation as an We certainly feel sorry for someone like Chapman said of the We have no feelings of The congregations piano also was Fire leveled the Perry Memorial Church of God in Christ and damaged the Stevens Chapel Church and the Hoyte Church of which is just north of said Milam County Sheriffs Deputy Bill We had just done about in said the Cleophus pastor of the Perry Memorial There have been church ser vices in that old building for more than 50 Now its Theres nothing we can do about Its just Gods I Milam County Judge Phil Smith called a special commissioners court meeting today to discuss offering a reward for information about the Harris said authorities had no suspects and no motive for the fire which sheriffs deputies believe were hurled by the same person or group of It was definitely arson no question about said Tommy fire marshal in nearby All of the fires were caused by a nut with a flame in his Bottles were found at each he The first fire was reported at 3 Volunteer fire fighters from aided by per sonel from the Cameron and Hearne fire depart extinguished the fires by about 6 Nothing worthwhile was It was a total said the Cleophus pastor of the Perry Memorial Radio The Biggest Name in Little BANKING ON TEXAS By Pat and Jack Maguirc Ritzy Smoke A popular Texasmade cigar got its name because it was made originally for the exclusive enjoyment of the members of a private San Antonio Finck began making cigars in In he joined other wealthy San Antonians in establishing a plush club where they could drink and enjoy good Since the allmale establishment overlooked Travis they named it the Travis For sale only to Finck made up a fine cigar called Travis During World War the club patriotically opened its doors to soldiers and these outsiders got a chance to sample the splendid When the war they continued to order Travis Club smokes 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