Thursday, September 8, 1983

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 8, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels Ntw Ttxas THURSDAY 1983 25 cents USPS 377880 Jet debris found boycott spreads By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Soviet Union reported today it found debris in international waters from the South Korean jetliner it shot down a week Secretary of State George Shultz met the Soviet foreign minister and called the Soviet explanation for the attack totally The foreign ministers response to me was even more than previous Shultz told reporters after the two hour I find it totally is not the end of the An airline boycott of the Soviet continued to escalate with British Airways can celling all flights to Moscow for 60 days and Italian and Nor wegian pilots saying they would stop flying to the Soviet Union next The Soviet ambassador to Vladmir pinpointed four sites where the jetliners debris was found in international waters north of Moneron Japanese Foreign Ministry officials Moneron Island is about 30 miles west of the Soviet island of site of major defense The Korean Air Lines Boeing 747 carried 269 people when it was shot down Pavlov said no survivors or bodies had been recovered as of according to Japanese of He promised to turn the debris from the plane over to the Japanese In Shultz met with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko to demand a full explanation of the The session had been planned to consider arms but Shultz said he would rule out any topic ex cept the shooting down of the British Foreign Secretary Sir Geoffrey in Madrid with other foreign ministers for the Conference on European Security and said air travel sanctions were being considered that would express the common sense of revulsion around the Pilots groups in West the Denmark and Switzerland said they would join a 60day boycott on flights to the Soviet Union but have not an nounced a date to begin their No airlines fly to The pilots boycott was called for Tuesday by their world governing the International Federation of Airline Pilots British Airways has four scheduled See Page 16 Fire department medical technicians carry the victim to a waiting ambulance Sffnffff Inside Todays Weather There is a 40 percent chance of thundershowers this afternoon and with mostly cloudy skies Tonight will be partly with a 20 percent chance of Daytime tem peratures will be cooler than they have with a high near 90 predicted Winds will be from the southeast at 1015 miles per diminishing to 510 mph Sunset today will be at and sunrise Friday at Streetys 100th New Braunfels Head Coach Jim Streety is looking at his 100th game as the Unicorns football coach the same way hes looked at the other 99 page CANYON DEAR TV Marines return fire to Druse positions Lebanon AP The Navy went into action in Lebanon for the first time teaming up with Marine artillery to pound Druse gunners who shelled Beirut airport again in violation of a ceasefire We hit the target that we aimed Warrant Officer Charles Rowe said after the Marines joined the frigate Bowen in blasting militia positions southeast of the airport that fired on the Marine Rowe said the Navy and Marines retaliated at EDT as the airport was under renewed He said the Bowen fired four rounds of high explosives from its fiveinch guns and the Marines fired six rounds from a 155mm On and French jet fighters streaked over Lebanon for the first time in a warning to Druse gunners who killed two French peacekeeping troops and wounded a The hills southeast of the airport are controlled by leftist Druse militiamen trying to stop the Lebanese army from moving into mountains from a highway intersection on the airports At least three shells slammed into the runway about 200 yards from two American generals visiting the man Marine contingent One shell blew up the airports fuel state radio The radio also said Lebanese army positions at the Khalde highway in tersection and neighboring hills just a mile southeast of the Marine zone came under heavy John com mander of the Fleet Marine Force based at and Alfred com mander of the 2nd Marine Division at Camp began their inspection visit a few hours before the shelling forced them and the Marines to flee for No casualties were The shelling was on the fifth day of fighting between Druse and Christian which police say has left 353 dead and 875 wounded since an Israeli pullback from the area on Todays barrage hit the airport only hours after Druse militiamen pledged to stop shooting at multinational peacekeeping forces in Beirut following reported threats of retaliation by the United France and A statement from leftist Druse opposition leader Walid Jumblatts Syrianbacked Progressive Socialist Party said it would guarantee that no accident or erroneous shooting at the multinational positions will Our forces will also refrain from directing any fire against areas held by the multinational forces even if the Lebanese army is stationed in these 9w t v See Page 16 EMTs attemPt to stabilize Kropp in a field off FM 306 Local man dies after accident By DEBBIE DeLOACH Stafl writer Roger was fatally injured Wednesday on FM 306 when his truck collided with a Pacific The New BraunfeLs native was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital shortly after noon by New Braunfels Emergency Medical Service per but died at p He had suffered massive internal New Braunfels Police John Womrnack said witnesses saw the signal lights working and heard the trains horn blowing prior to the Kroppts efforts to stop his dump truck or make it turn to the left came too The officers report stated the truck crossed the tracks and was struck by the tram on its right One of the witnesses said after it looked like a kid kicking a Wommack We know the truck flew 26 because theres a gap between point of impact and where the truck first It slid down an and the driver was found some 20 feet from the trucks final resting The dump truck was empty at the time of the Someone said if it had been Wommack wed have had a Ste Page 1C Garden Ridge looking for newcity hall By DYANNE FRY Staff writer A temporary building has served Garden Ridge citizens as City Hall and Municipal Court for more than a theres a chance of its being sold out from under Harold the developer who started the community in the late is going out of and has put his remaining properties up for The list includes the portable City the lot it sits and the water system that serves Garden Ridge and surrounding Councilmember David Hencshel thinks the time has come to begin work on a per manent community starting with funds left the city by Eduard Holzapfel three years He volunteered Wednesday night to chair a committee to get the offdiscussed project off the Id like to get this thing off dead said Hencshel after the We can talk this thing to Id like to see some Eduard Holzapfel was one of Garden Ridges first residents and biggest lan He died a single man in and left the bulk of his estate to his will provided that three acres be donated to Garden Ridge for a civic Rather than try to build on the somewhat marshy plot of Council chose to sell the three acres for The money was placed in a special building fund in Its been drawing interest since and is now close to said Mayor Paul Davis on Related Page 16 The city park seems the likeliest spot for the proposed Hencshel wants to call it a community rather than a town He hopes it would not onh serve as a headquarters for City Municipal Court and the Police Depart but would also provide a meeting place for the Boy the Womens Community Education and other Davis told Hencshel to go ahead and start Councilmember Ben White requested that the committee also look into what role the present city building might and whether Garden Ridge should try to buy it for future The city currently leases the with for a Maynard who serves on the See GARDEN Page 16 NO POST OFFICE YELT NO GASP Property search expanded for new Post Office By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The preferred area for a new post office in New Braunfeli has been expanded from just the down town area in one direction to Highway Thats the recommendation of William H Brady United States Poet Office real estate division manager in The idea hasnt been approved but Brady said expansion was the only course This doeant mean that the downtown area is out of Brady said Thursday We got several often on downtown but none were suitable on price or configuration of the All the downtown property u built and that causes expense and So by expanding the preferred he Im just saying now in addition we want to look into property between the downtown area and High way Before his expansion Brady was looking for an area bounded by the Comal River on the Santa Clara Street on the Garden Street on the and the MissouriKansasTexas railroad tracks on the Once Bradys request is the proposal will filter down to the New Braunfels Postmaster Kenneth Any agreement by the city will be subject to Kheinlanders Brady See POST Page II Renovation for old high school said expensive Architects planning the air contitioning system for the New Braunfck Independent School District told trustees Htxmt possible problems they might encounter 111 updating the old high school on Mil Street iii administrative The problems discussed in representatives of Jessen and an architectural were incorrectly attributed to the 1amar School facility in Wednesdays NB1SD Superintendent Charles Bradberry said the 1uinar School located at 240 N is a sound structure Architects told the board Tuesday night that it might not be worth the cost of restoration to modernize the old high which was built in for use as a central administrative facility Every window in the building would have to be rebuilt to help sustain a central air conditioning the architects said there are window umu on the buildings third where the Community Council of South Central Texas has some offices The arch al the entrance of the building would also need the The ar chitects said that there also cracks in the buildings foundation up to the Bradberry said Uus morning thai lie would like to see the old high school modernized as a central administrative facility for if the modernization costs would meet with the districts Two other alternatives would be to enlarge the present administrative offices or to tear down the present udmiiusU offices and construct a new he If we could restore that one the old high school for the same we Bradberry said