Friday, September 2, 1983

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 2, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas I I New Braunfels Ntw Texas HeraldZeituno O1 4 1C O FRIDAY September 25 cents 175 20 Pages2 Sections USPS 377880 Soviets blasted for shooting jet By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Reagan and members of Congress have united in demands for a full accounting from the Soviet Union for the deaths of more than 260 people aboard a South Korean airliner that was reported shot from the skies near a remote Soviet island military The Soviet Union is steadfastly denying any responsibility for the fatal but those denials are being rejected as totally inadequate by the United States and other nations which have erupted in a burst of global President who had planned to end a vacation at his Santa ranch next was instead returning to Washington today for a round of White House meetings with his national security advisers and the bipartisan congressional Congress is in the midst of a fiveweek recess due to end but there are no indications the House and Senate will reconvene In Paris the Soviet Embassy accused the United States of launching a hysterical antiSoviet campaign over the The embassy added no information about the fate of the It called the loss of the airliner a but said the jet had twice violated the Soviet Unions airspace and the crew did not respond to signals addressed to officials said Thursday in detailed accounts that a heatseeking missile fired by a Soviet SU15 jet fighter destroyed the unarmed 747 passenger killing all its occupants including Larry and about 30 other The United States and South Korea demanded an urgent meeting of the Security which was likely to be convened Words can scrcely express our revulsion at this horrifying ct of Reagan uniting with congressional leaders in strongly worded con demnations and calls for a full accounting from he The United States joins with other members of the international community in demanding a full explanation for this appalling and wanton the president declared House Seaker Thomas ONeill called it an unbelievably barbaric explanations and apologies will not Members of Congress are calling for direct action against the including calls for restrictions on the cancellation of Soviet landing rights in the United States and the closing of the embassy See Page 12A Smoke darkens the skies around Garden Ridge pottery jSavage reaction Schroeder calls hearing a mockery JBy DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The 207th District courtroom was full of harmony r But after William Dale Savages pretrial I reaction to his repeat probated sentences f tipped both ends of the Savage received three concurrent 10year sen tences Thursday to the Texas Department of Corrections for the deaths of Ortencia Sauceda and her 23monthold Victoria and 11monthold Ruben Each sentence was to run concurrent with the 10year probated sentence he received April 14 for killing Ruben Sauceda District Attorney Bill who refused to further prosecute Savage after the April 14 probated called Thursdays hearing a Do people want a neutral justice system or one dictated by certain factions Schroeder As long as Im in this no one will dictate what the criminal system justice should The day in court mess was pure Savages attorney Rick Woods said Thursdays outcome was what should have hap pened in the first Woods indicated his client had offered to plead out the other three cases earlier when Schroeder was still in the Schroeder said Thursday by the time Woods made the it was too The controversy had already taken he To have pleaded then would have made matters But Committee of Justice for All members have now indicated all they ever wanted was Savages admission of guilt and a day in court for Saucedas wife and her two All four died after being struck by Savages car last October as they walked along the IH 35 access Related Page 12A Committee president Virginia Pacheco We wanted and to bring William Savage to the understanding of what he had That understanding started Thursday with an admission of guilt from Savage for each of the three Each indictment was and each was followed by a yetsofter guilty from Savages What you couldnt see was he not only had tears in his but streaming down his cheeks and puddles on his pants where they special See Page 12A Garden Ridge Pottery destroyed by fire Universal City fireman Roger Handte gets some oxygen By PATRICIA YZNAGA KING Wire editor Firefighters were cleaning up the mess this morning left b a fire that destroyed Garden Ridge Pottery and World Imports along Interstate 35 Thursday The nightlong which began about gutted the building and melted the walls and Flare ups from the fire kept firefighters at the scene past Billows of smoke from the fire were visible as far north as New The building was totaled Schertz Police Chief Keith said at the adding that the damage was in the An arson investigator for the Schertz police department and fire department is handling the in Keith Keith said his department does not suspect The fire may have been started by a dropped but thats purely he About 15 fire departments responded to the including units from Randolph Air Force New Braunfels Fire Department and Emergency Operating Center A store employee who asked not to be identified said the fire occurred shortly before closing She said she smelled something burning at the back of the When she looked in that she saw smoke She then notified the fire We were just closing she said We still had customers going in to the store The employee said all the customers and employees were evacuated from the It wasnt very long and they firefighters were she More Page 2A Traffic was blocked along the in terstate at the north and south points of Schertz city limits and along FM 3009 for about 21 No telling how many miles its backed Hundreds of spectators lined the IH 35 access roads to watch the Despite the the spectators were Keith Although Keith said the fire was out about flareups in the building continued to build and keeping firefighters busy through the New Braunfels Fire Chief Jack Wilson said firefighters feared thai See Page 12A Inside Todays Weathar Today will be tunny and with northeast winds blowing iive to 10 miles per Tonjftt wUl be fair and with light variable Saturday will be hot and partly setting the stage for the rest of the Labor Day irsslrand Winds will shift to the eastnortheast at Mt bringing hot days and warm Sunset today will be at and sunrise Saturday at Labor Day Holiday the wUl etaee so that eaf pkyass may enjoy the holiday a strong majority of hia 1 OaatraJ ScoopJackson killed by heart attack AP Henry the powerful cold warrior Democrat who combined hardline anti Soviet stands with liberal views on social is dead after suffering a massive heart attack at his He was who failed in two bids at the presidency but never lost an election in his home state of died Thursday just hours after holding a news conference to blister the Soviet Union for shooting down a Korean jetliner the day The 45year congressional veteran died within an hour after being brought to Providence just 12 from his Everett whose death stunned those who knew him for his hard driving schedule and energetic had never been in the hospital except to meet with its board of directors and sip tea with its Catholic I always thought he was He took exceptional care of said former Warren who served 28 years in Congress with I lost a great personal We were very Denny Jacksons administrative read from a prepared statement at a hospital news He said Jackson had been at home with his and collapsed in bed about Jackson had watched the evening news on television with Jackson complaining of not feeling too went to bed Miller Soon after her Miller and a friend of the Haakon came to the house and found Jackson stricken in Kirk a said doctors believe a massive heart attack killed the Despite 45 minutes of intensive he did not respond at he Washingtons senior had been suffering from a chest Miller but had been well enough to keep appointments and hold the news conference in The senator returned from the Peoples Republic of China last Miller He spent three days at his Everett home treating the At the news Jackson called the Soviet downing of the Korean Air Lines Boeing 747 an act of Their conduct was absolutely he but added that a military response would not be Jackson did not drank little ami exercised The son of Norwegian he delivered newspapers while in earning him the nickname Expensive streets get OK in 31 vote by county Thanks to a variance granted by Cotnal County an area subdivision will have brick roads instead of asphalt Dwayne Brown approached the commissioners with a proposal to pave the streets of Kings Point Subdivision with interlocking bricks instead of asphalt The first motion to allow brick surface failed when commissioners Tart Monroe Wets and Jumbo Evans refused to vote in favor of the proposed street material and street base Commissioner Bill George and County Judge Fred Clark voted in favor of the After an amended motion passed with only Wets voting nay after Brown agreed to have bis letter of credit increased from 117 to Wltk ft NArf BAttlsMMMSA stead of a oneyear Brown said he had spent months studying the and had would spend a quarter million to install the road He said it would be the first complete subdivision in Texas with brick Its a beautiful tract of County Judge Fred Clark told I realize the expense of putting it Tom a representative of a Dallas firm which manufactures the paving told the commissioners that the road material was main tenance lite material was designed in Ger many about 30 years he and has been manufactured in Texas tor the last two From an economical its very easy to Welch Maintenance would be less costly than with other road Welch For Welch with See Page UA Checkbook thieves prompt warning from focal police The New Braunfels Police Department warns residents that a group of people are in the city to burglarize Police said that a Houston woman arrested by the Kerrviile Police Departement has said that she u part of a group of 40 in volved in such The woman told KerrviUe police that group travel doorto door under the guise of selling a product with the intent of burglaning She said that the group returns to vacant homes with easy and steals The group is careful enough to take the bottom stack of checks so no one notices that it is missing for some police The burglars also are careful not to leave any trace of a police said The suspects then write checks on the victims checking accounts It usually takes about a month before the checks begin reappearing and the victim suspects police The New BraunfeU Police Department urges local homeowners to study their If any checks are persons should contact the police depart ment