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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 1, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunffels Hww TtXM 174 THURSDAY September 25 cants USPS 377880 Soviets blast Korean airliner By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A Soviet jet fighter shot down a South Korean jumbo jet carrying 269 people after tracking it for more than 24 hours when it strayed over the Soviet island of Secretary of State George Shultz said Among those aboard was a congressman and a search was under way for any survivors in the frigid waters off Japanese and South Korean officials also believed the plane was shot down in the Shultz told a Washington news conference the unarmed civilian plane was downed with a that there was no excuse whatsoever for this ap palling and that the government reacted with He said there was no evidence the Soviets had warned the although he said the Soviet pilot was close enough for a visual He said as many as eight Soviet jets were Shultz said the government called in the Soviet charge daffaires in Washington and ex pressed grave concern and demanded an ex There was no immediate reaction from the Soviet which earlier denied an erroneous Korean Air Lines announcement that the plane had landed on KAL did not say why it made such an but informed sources in Seoul said apparently it was based on premature information that proved false and a desire to comfort relatives gathered at the Seoul Japan said today that it appeared likely the Soviets downed the If this attack is it should be regarded as very regrettable Foreign Minister Shintaro Abe told a Tokyo news Japanese radar indicated the Korean Air Lines jumbo was pursued and shot down at an altitude of about six miles by three MiG23s about EOT Wednesday and plummeted i ito the Japan The seas in he area wire reported but the temperature was about SO According to survival a person can last in such waters for about 50 Up to 34 hours there is a 5050 See Page 1C Power vacuum Levy likely to succeed Begin TEL Israel AP Party colleagues of resigning Prime Minister Menachem Begin meet tonight to elect a new but the winner of the closely contested twoman race is not expected to veer from Begins The 930member central committee of the governing Herut Party will cast secret ballots in choosing between Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir and Deputy Prime Minister David The new leader would then be in position to succeed Begin as prime if Herut can maintain its coalition in Defense Minister Moshe Arens said that no matter who won the we will continue the policies Uiat have been followed under A key to the outcome was whether would endorse either In the he has preferred who was a comrade of Begins in the underground fight for a Jewish The leadership race was set in motion Tuesday when Begin said he was resigning the post he has held since He announced his decision to his Cabinet on but gave his backers time to try to talk him out of his Begin has delayed sumbitting his resignation to President Chaim apparently to give his party time pick a although Arens said Begin did not indicate how long he would postpone the Begin and his Cabinet remain as a caretaker government until the new Herut leader or Labor Leader Shimon Peres puts together a immigrated to Israel from Poland when he was 20 and fought in Beginss Irgun Zvai Leumi He later broke away and led an extremist movement called Freedom Fighters of Israel which fought the British in the assassinating diplomats and bombing British and Arab immigrated to Israel from Morocco 26 years ago and was a construction worker who climbed the party ranks through labor union Softening the bench Staff photo by John Fv Senter Judge Robert who has been on the bench of the 207th District Court for 10 inspects some of the gag gifts given hirri at a party Wednesday honoring his 10th They included 1 an oldfashioned judicial powdered wig which curiously resembles a mop and 2 an inflatable cushion to make the bench a little more The court was created in and Pfeuffer has been the only judge to preside over Savage gets probation on 3 counts relatives satisfied with verdict By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer It took a plea of guilty to bring a community back together William Dale Savage changed his plea to guilty for killing three members of the Ruben Sauceda and was sentenced to 10 years confinement in the Texas Department of by Judge Carl Anderson Thursday The judges ruling followed the states recom mendation at from Assistant Attorney General Luis who served as special prosecutor by order of Attorney General Jim Savages attorney Rick Woods was also in agreement with Vallejos So were Vallejos nine who felt justice had been served with a day in court for the three forgotten Savage was convicted on April 14 for the in voluntary manslaughter of Ruben Sauceda as he walked along Highway 81 West last October His 10 year sentence was and his fine was set at by a Comal County Even though Saucedas wife Ortencia and their two 23monthold Victoria and 11month old were also District Attorney Bill Schroeder refused to further prosecute the Fort Sam Houston Months of community pro lest by the Committee of Justice for which was fostered by an inmate hunger ended with the appointment of a special prosecutor by Attorney General Mattox on Thursdays hearing began with Savages soft spoken guilty plea on all three No were filed prior to or during the even though Woods had earlier indicated further prosecution would mean double jeopardy against Part of the plea agreement was to waive all appeal rights and to forepo any possible Woods said in open Natavidad father of Ruben was the first to take the witness With his attorney Ruben Sandoval by his he said he wanted to pardon William I forgive he See Page 1C Feeling County Extension Agent Bill Schumann isnt calling it a heat But the National Weather Service in San Antonio admit its been unusually warm for this time of On the last day of the theiaiomoter stopped at 101 at San New Braunfeis and Canyon Dam weather The record high for 31 in San Antonio is 109 That happened in Tba record high for 1 in this ana is IM from Weather esparto didnt think today would ba a new but they gave it good odds for reaching If Wednesday wasnt an alltime it certainly deserves a prominent spot in the summer of Taken together with brought a high of Its the tvo hottest days weve had in a said Canyon Dam Reservoir Manager Philip Central Texas has seen quite a bit af thMMlsiTtirrr activity in the past hut raiM here have been Msiht Schumann says the and shrubs are starting to fcei and so is the livestock tafinsfi aw running short ej aaaactally those that have Vow stock tanks havent filled up like they have in the One rancher up near Devils Backbone told me the other day hed started hauling Schumann said it would have been worse if the heat had come Our major field crops have been harvested he Dry weather is good for making hay and harvesting which is what moat farmers and ranchers are doing This does cause our pastures and range grasses to dry up Schumann New Braunfeb Utilities pumped more than 13 million gallons of water to its customers on Wed Thats well above the average rate of eight to 10 but secretary Dara Reininger says its not really Theres usually two or three days a month that we have a high We had a little more in August we had four days instead of she Pumpage rates for earlier in this week hovered in the average but Utilities customers used 111 million gallons on Allswell in Edwards By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Wll III New permit law in effect for pumping aquifer water wells drilled for local use wont require Crystal Clear a company serving neigh The Edwards Underground Water Districts new permit law went into effect but general manager Tom Fox isnt expecting a flurry of ap I dont really expect very Well probably be giving two or three new permits a said Fox this The permit law applies only to governments and individuals who want to pump water out of the Edwards Aquifer and transport it outside the five counties included in the New wells drilled for local use wont require The passed by the Texas Legislature this also includes a grandfather Businesses and municipalities that are already selling Edwards water outside the district wont have to get a permit unless they increase their usage by more than 10 said local EUWD board member Oliver these agencies will have to register as outside users with the EUWD The bill gives them six or until to do Were just trying to get a handle on said Outside users on this end of the district include Crystal Clear a company serving neigh borhoods between New Braunfeis and San Marcos and the City of whose main well is located outside its own city just north of FM 2252 in The list also includes New Braunfeis whose service area extends a short distance beyond the Comal County The City of Seguin also has a well into the Edwards although Haas isnt sure when it was last The located near Preiss is set to discharge water into the Guadalupe miles removes a corresponding See Page 16 Rapist foiled by victim robber used drill on safe A wouldbe rapist left the Canyon High School football field on foot Wednesday night after his chosen victim fought him off and escaped to call the The New Braunfeis woman was along with her from the SacNPac parking lot at 81 and Loop 337 at approximately The suspect took her across the freeway to the CHS where he attempted to rape said a Police Department The woman managed to resist the assault until her captor was frightened by another vehicle ap At that she took the car and left him then called to report the attempted rape Authorities are still looking for that and also the armed robber involved in Wednesday mornings holdup of the 711 store at 337 and Common The robber was reported to be a white six feet to six two inches and weighing ap proximately 200 The police spokesman said came into the store at carrying a and told the male clerk to lie down on the which he Based on what the clerk heard after police believe the robber used an electric drill to put a hole in the stores reached inside and opened and took the money The safe was equipped with a lock that couldnt be opened by the clerk on There is no report as yet on j ust how much money was DYANNE FHV Gajewski win at West Point Two New Braunfelc High School graduates were the top cadets in a recent major drill test at the United States Military Academy at West alike Gajewski placed first and Kipung placed second in the Regimental Drill a military drill Judged on performance and knowledge of drill Both participated in the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps MCJROTC while in high The students were among 1410 cadets who par ticipated in the Were thrilled to hear from eur but were not really said Cai Owen Senior Military Instructor NBHI 1 think they learned their skills said 1st Carlos Its not surprising to either one of us because of the caliber they The instructors hH more good They were recently notified they were named an honor for the second There are only 16 MC JROTC honor schools throughout the and one other in The honor is based on activitiet and services performed by cadets throughout tnc ItkVtt school This DMsns Ranfro can nominate his itudents to the various service The first sergeant and I are very excited about being an honor school for the past tvo he Inside Todays Wem This afternoon will be partly cloudy with hiaji near WO and a 30 percent chance of rain persisting through a partlycloudy Winds today wiB blow from the south near W mike par becoming light and variable Wet Coach Ray Alburn has ton recording ail the insults hulled at the Owfc sad attyhtj few for his players Attorn finds if J J the as Rice fosthall play tottto Challenger doaant lift for but it could if Thursday a aft My Shuttle astronauts used the ratal arm ta several and the rahat put Atlas to i CANYON COMICS CHOSSWOW DEATHS HONOSCOPE Utt 11 11 SCNAPtOOK SFOftTS STOCKS TVUSTiNGi VWATUfft
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