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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 16, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Tonguelashing Andropov criticizes Soviet economic program MOSCOW AP Communist Party leader Yuri criticizing the halfmeasures of the is urging skeptical party veterans to back his plan to revamp the sluggish Soviet economy by rewarding good workers and giving fac tory managers more He told a gathering of conservative party oldtimcrs Monday that the countrys leaders should be dissatisfied with the current pace of economic It seems that in looking for ways to resolve new tasks we were not vigorous that not infrequently we resorted to halfmeasures and could not overcome the accumulated inertia fast the 69yearold leader we must make up for what we have he This will among other changes in management and the economic And we are obliged to make such changes in order to enter the new fiveyear economic planning so to fully The Soviet which grew at an annual rate of 8 percent in the has to a rate of percent because of problems that many blame on the rigidly controlled centralized Next the government an nounced two weeks experiments will be launched in certain industries and in certain regions aimed at decentralizing decisionmaking and giving local managers more responsibility for running plants and rewarding who succeeded the late President Leonid Brezhnev nine months was pleading his case for reform before a group considered the most resistant to Erben to replace Seay at Guaranty State Bank banker fieorge Erben has been elected president and member of the Board of Directors at Guaranty State The announcement was made by Joe chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the Krben replaces former Guaranty State Bank president Donnie who resigned to pursue personal business Seay announced his resignation as president of Guaranty at the beginning of His resignation is effective Krben was previously senior vice president at New Braunfels National His resignation there was effective last Erben who has been a New Braunfels resident for more than 40 served as mayor of New Braunfels from 19753977 He has served as an ex officio member of the New Braunfels Utilities on the Community Council of South Central Texas board of directors and as chair man of the Prince Solms Park Improvement Erben and his are members of Cross Lutheran He is vice chairman of the congregation New Braunfels Ntw Texas HeraldZeitunq 162 14 Pages TUESDAY August 25 cents USPS 377880 Motel robbery suspect jailed in California Stall photo by John N Senler Sailboats jammed Canyon Lake this weekend for the March of Dimes Sunfest Sunfest ends Sunday with no incidents About to persons attended the March of Dimes Sunfest 83 at Jacob Creeks Park during the Appproximately cars entered the park Saturday and according the Army Corps of Engineers The Corps estimated that persons per car attended the Not all who entered the park headed for Sunfest according to Corps Some went to the Fort Sam Houston and Randolph Air Force Base recreational areas as well as other parts of the Resevior manager Phil Parsley said that a special events permit was issued for Sunfest 83 because it was sponsored by a charitable the MetroSan Antonio Chapter of the March of The weekends activities included outdoor con food and beer sailing and a water ski The Corps office reported that despite the large there were no major accidents resulting from Sunfest By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Kenneth accused of robbing motel guests in in New Braunfels and murdering a Garland man in Corpus Christi in a robbery that went is no longer a of San gave himself in to Los Angeles police and now awaits transfer to the Nueces County Jail in Corpus We plan to go and net him sometime today as soon as we can make all the Corpus Christi Rodney Hotilt I dont kntrw if these other people who want him will let us have first but 1 hope Woodson was also named in a Comal County in connection with the May 22 robberies of one room at the Gourmet Inn and two rooms at the Hill Country Craig Ma Albert Bonner and Kevin all suspects in the same remain in the Comal County Jail for aggravated robbery under bond A magnum belonging to an Alvin highway patrolman was stolen in one of the New Braunfels but has been Hohle is investigating the possibility the weapon was used to murder Gabriel at the Travel Lodge motel June 15 in Corpus I dont know if Woodson is the but hes certainly a Hohle And I certainly feel like hes the shooter in this Gengler was shot to death in the doorway of his motel after a scuffle at the ice machine with a lone Two other murder warrants were issued last week from Corpus Christi in connection with the Gengler homicide Shawn also a suspect in similar motel robberies in was transferred from the Kerr County Jail to Corpus Christi A third female suspect has not been The rnotel robbery bandits trademark was a lightning fast kick to the room surprising the sleepy motel The victims were then told to cover their while they were San Antonio who were in strumental in the Comal County warrant believe the arrests so far represent the major persons in a looselyknit responsible for about two dozen over a years span of motel rooms along or near Interstate 10 and Appraisal district budget approved on 32 vote ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer The Comal County Appraisal District will try to get through 1984 with less than it had in But directors Charles and Arnold Moos still think is too The board approved next years budget on a 32 vote Monday The numbers hadnt changed since they were last reviewed at the July Chief Appraiser Glenn Brucks said no specific changes were requested at that and none were apparently aware of how the vote would said he would still like to state for the record that Im op posed to this And Id like to state why Im an ad hoc committee chaired by Lewis did a study of the appraisal district operation to see if its efficiency could be After two weeks of the committee decided the most efficient thing to do would be to get rid of Brucks and start with County Tax Assessor Gloria Clennan directing the operation through her The board of directors chose not to take that But the committee still thought the district could be run for much less money than Brucks was Lewis said he fclc dutybound to support the committees budget I fed the same way Lewis said Were still Board chairman IATOV Goodson said he had looked at the hoc committees and the only cuts he could see were in Im not sure the appraisal district could have carried out the services with fewer he Thats one persons opinion over another per sons If the office got to the middle of the year and found it wasnt going to be able to get the tax rolls out in the board would have to go back to the taxing entities and ask for more money to hire additional The 1983 budget is Next Brucks wont be making a payment to Tobin Research for maps the companys contract will be paid off this But the 1984 budget includes a in crease in the cost of industrial ap praisal and more for data It also includes a five percent merit raise bringing the total payroll budget up to Comal County Commissioner Evans thought the salaries were still too Brucks He told the board that was the only complaint he got from local taxing all of whom had a chance to review the budget before the board voted on it Monday Withdrawal of advisers reasonable official says Honduras AP Nicaraguas offer to tradea pullout of Cuban advisers for a withdrawal of advisers from Central America seems reasonable and should be explored at upcoming Honduran Foreign Minister Edgardo Paz Barnica But Paz who says he detects an apparent softening in Nicaraguas insisted in an interview Monday any such deal must be part of a regional agreement that includes a reduction in a halt to arms and elections in the Honduran I think Nicaragua is only playing to make the goals of the Contadora peace initiative go down the Paz Barnica has been a key figure in regional that grew from the peace efforts by the four Contadora group countries Colombia and The group its name from the Panamanian Uland where foreign ministers from the four countries launched the peace drive last primarily to ease tensions between Honduras and Paz Barnica also said he believes the United States would send combat troops to help his country if it were invaded by leftistled In who declined to be said Cubas recent offer to negotiate withdrawal of its military advisers from Nicaragua is insincere and Cuban President Fidel Castro maintains he has sent 200 military advisers to but American officials say there are about with another Cuban construction doctors and teachers stationed in Nicaragua ap parently available for military Asked about the advisers tradeoff Paz Barnica to me that seems reasonable to withdraw all advisers security and similar But a withdrawal of advisers has to be negotiated in a global and regional Inside Todays Weather Today will be sunny and hot with light variable winds followed by a fair night and a partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of Winds tonight will be from the northeast at 510 miles per increasing to 10 15 mph on Sunset today will be at and sunrise Wednesday at 7 Stealing the Spotlight Dallas whipped the Los Angeles Rams 307 Monday but Rams rookie Eric Dickerson attracted the most gaining 67 yards and rave page 6 CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPE OPINIONS SPORTS TV LISTINGS WEATHER 1113 89 9 3 9 9 4 67 14 9 3 San Antonio teenager drowns in lake By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer A San Antonio youth who drowned at Jacobs Creek park Sunday was evidently not part of the huge crowd attending the March of Dimes Sunfest 83 held there during the weekend Hugo Sotelo was with his family on the northwest side of the park between the double boat ramp area when he disappeared from view at approximately according the Army Corps of Engineers Sunfest was held on the oop posile side of the An offduty New Braunfels fireman located Sotelos body about 10 minutes after he The unidenified fireman was working at Sunfest at the time Sotelo was given cardio pulmonary resusciaticn by per sonnel from the Canyon lake Volunteer Fire He was transported to McKenna Memorial where he was pronounced a Comal County sheriffs spokesman I dont think he could said Park Hanger Judy who was at the Scott said she had a hard time learning the details of the incident because the boys father could speak very little The mother spoke English quite but was very Scott
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