Sunday, August 14, 1983

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 14, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas ri on Selfhelp groups give ray of PagelB Texas Baseball Astros Giants 1 Rangers Indians 3 Tampa Bay Oilers on late TD Page 8A New Braunfels Naw Texas 161 fritting M A SUNDAY August 1983 50 cents 66 Pages Sections USPS 3778801 Rushing win Candidates carry new districts by wide margins ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer West End residents rushed the ballot box Saturday and put the first MexicanAmerican on the City Council since Alvaro Garza was unseated in Jose Valdemar Espinoza collected 433 votes to Norman Krafts winning the right to represent District 1 on the City Council until April In District Betty Lou Rushing unseated Mayor Pro Tern Gerald 300 to Each race represented an upset of But the biggest was the 599voter turnout in the 63percent Hispanic District Until this the city hadnt even found it necessary to put a ballot box in the West By only 488 citizens cast ballots in District Saturday night found both winning candidates celebrating with their supporters Rushing at her own Guada Coma and Espinozas group I feel said a 56yearold retired Im particularly honored by the people of the district who read the issues and feel that we need to reorder our During her Rushing stressed the importance of preserving New Braunfels natural and talked of tax relief for local I will be available to serve the people of District 2 as well as the citizens of New I hope that people will call because Ill be Rushing Schaefer had served on the City Council for six and has been Mayor Pro Tem for the past He could not be reached for Espinozas wife who served as his cam See Page HA Jose Valdemar Espinoza Betty Lou Rushing Geronimo voters bury incorporation Results of Saturdays election would seem to in dicate the incorporation of Geronimo is a dead Residents buried the idea with a 10424 vote at Navarro High Election Judge Wanda Thompson said it took approximately 20 minutes to count the John chairman of the steering committee that drew the petition for was pleased with the but disappointed with the I didnt realize it was going to be such a he said in a telephone interview after the tally was He had stated before the election that the steering committees main purpose was educating the community on the choices Duncan he and the other eight members will try to find out the reasons for the strong Weve got to find out what and see where we failed he If were satisfied that they had all the facts straight and still voted no then probably nothing else will come of If the committee can find some specific he indicated it might try to work around some of those in a future I understand that a big part of the was the Barbarosa Even the people in that wanted a city apparently didnt wan Barbarosa in he The farthestreaching of the oc topuslike map went north along Barbarosa Road to take in the Barbarosa community who said she had nothing to do with drawing the had the idea that most ot the opposed voters were afraid a ioveninivnt would eventually mean more burians group had denied this many tunes in the past but some residents werent Duncan did say that 128 ballots represented an overall good However even the election how mans isle red voters actually lived within the proposed aiy All we had was the Thompson adding that she did turn six i eiuht residents whose homes didnt lie th prescribed Some of them were property owners who dont even live in this she said DYANNE FRY Stall phuto by John Senlei Garbage litters the railroad tracks in the wake of Fridays crash Two hurt in wreck Traintruck crash sends garbage flying on FM 306 A train and a garbage truck collided on FM 306 shortly before 2 sending two Canyon Lake men to McKenna Memorial A hospital spokesman said Saturday that Ricky had a face and Michael suffered an injury to his left Both were treated and The light blue garbage truck was castbound on FM when it met a southbound MissouriPacific train near the Coleman The collision tore the truck into three major and derailed the train which was able to stop about an eighth of a mile south of the ac Garbage was scattered all over the railroad tracks and and a device that operates the flashing lights near tin tracks was also Elections ataglance City Council District 1 Jose Espinoza Norman 433 160 District 2 Gerald BfMty LOSJ Rushinq For Geronimo incorporation 104 Central American policy Reagan charges President courts Hispanic vote in separate address Inside EL PASO AP President Reagan complained Saturday that most Americans are confused about his policies in Central and he said the United States is trying to combat the installation there of communist dictators such as we see in In a radio address to the Reagan lamented that there have been such distortions about policy in Central America that the great majority of Americans dont know which side we are on it is time to get away from fairy tales and gel back to Reagan The president said the United States is on the side of peaceful democratic change in Central America and our actions prove it While acknowledging human rights abuses by the regime in Kl Keagan Can anyone really believe that the situation would improve if our influence for moderation were removed In a separate Reagan also courted Hispanic voters with a plan to aid economically depressed communities on the TexasMexican He saluted the growing political power of Spanishspeaking Announcement of the aid package brought cries of disappointment from local officials who said it was Texas Mark a President Reagans prescription for the economy along the border with Mexico is like the emperors of Rome handing out aspirin to the Christians after theyve been mauled by the who gave the Democratic response to Reagans radio President Reagan came to El Paso and talked about the confusion of the American people about Centrl I agree we need to get away from fairy tales and get back to reality but the president ignores the reality of the massive economic devastation in this very said the aid plan calls for Vice President George Bush to oversee establishment of an in teragency action group to implement recom mendations of a group examining economic problems of communities bordering Craig an assistant to the said the interagency groups goal is to help stimulate job creation and economic diversification in border Businesses in those regions have been hurt by a sharp devaluation of the Fuller said the group will study the idea of giving the region priority for economic development grants and job dislocation In his speech to the American Gl an Hispanic veterans Reagan portrayed himself as an alternative to special interest politicians whom he blamed for the nations economic See Page HA Todays Weather Today and Monday should be partly cloudy and with southerly winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour and a 30 percent chance of likeliest in the afternoon and Tonifht will be partly with a low in the Quarterback Furor All theyve been saying that there is no quarterback controversy on the Dallas But Tom laiulry gave that reassurance a hollow sound when he announced number 2 quarterback Gary Hogcboom would start Monday against Lot Angeles instead of Danny Pago Retreat in Chad Routed from the oasis town of Chadian government troops retreated to form a line of defense 200 miles north of the capital of More that line it now out of the range of Libyan which have been pounding them Soo ENTERTAINMENT HOROSCOPE KALEIDOSCOPE 4A PUBLIC IA Death toll now 24 in Chile protests Chile lAP Funeral ceremonies for three of the 24 people killed during antigovernment demonstrations erupted in violence Saturday with hundreds of mourners throwing rocks at police and shouting Assassins the military governments interior minister met with a Roman Catholic archbishop and promised to investigate reports of unnecessary violence by soldiers and police during the protests Thursday and Friday Hundreds of peopple in the funeral processions shouted insults at who kept their distance until crowds began throwing rocks at them at two They then fired teargas but no gunshots were At the Metropolitan Cemetery in southwestern Santiago a police helicopter hovered above and three armored cars circled outside during a ceremony for two ot the slain Some 600 people attended the and near the end scores of youths threw rocks over the picket fence at helmeted riot police who responded with tear Skirmishes continued in scattered parts of the surrounding slum area as the weepmp tvm the gas left the ivmetei Many Assassins and then ran from pursuing Reporters saw people lined up against the fence and and six then were put on a police bus In an announcement before tin latest Alfonso de la secretarygeneral of the said seven people were killed Friday night in poor districts of Santiago where bands of youths set up street barricades and threw rocks at riot police who fired automatic weapons He told a news conference professional provocateurs were responsible for the disorders but la did not describe the circumstances of the victims He said 10 buses were damaged and four police vehicles were fired on The demonstrations were smaller than Thursdays massive Day of National which Pinochet tried to supress with a curfew en forced in Santiago by police and Seventeen people died of gunshot wounds Thursday night 14 See Page