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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 16, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Church youth leader charged with indecency Df tilt DctOACM Staff writer A Canyon Lake man who has worked with the Catholic Yauth for 20 wu armtad Thurtday on a charge of indecency with a Duncan Cameron of Box 459 turned htiraetf in to the Comal County Sheriffs Office He was later freed on set by Peace Justice Fred The warrant charges Whitney was in decent to a San Antonio boy under the age of 13 in Comal County on an 4 We really have two but only one charge has been filed so Gilbert Villarreal There is the possibility that more charges will be but that will be up to the District Attorney and the Grand Villarreal said he was riot sure the outing was coordinated through the youth I do know these two boys were looking for a father figure to take them camping and things like And I do know this was a sexual type even though there was no intercourse Whitneys attorney Mikt who accompanied tarn at his said the charge had nothing to do with Whitney s church Comal County Sheriffs Dispatcher Spears said the incident surfaced after the boy told his mother of the incident The Ixiys mother complained to the Texas Department of Human Resources in San Spears said the state agency turned the matter over to Youth organization sports director Miguel Hernandez said Thursday that Whitney had Ixen with the Archdiocese of San Antonio in various capacities for 2f years He started out sports director like and has executive director of the Office of Youth Ministry for about V Hernandez said New Braunfels T0XM 185 Zejtyng IOC 9 FRIDAY September 1983 25 cents 22 Pages2 Sections USPS 377880 charge twisted AUSTIN AP Attorney General Jim Mattox says charges of com mercial bribery against him show a difficult twist of and vows to remain in office even if he is con He said prosecutan looked for 2li months and couldnt find anything and they dreamed up the most trumpedup thing they could find to put out Mattox was indicted on a charge of commercial bribery in an indictment that alleged he threatened to block the public bond business of a Houston law firm that was trying at the time to interrogate his I think the ones of you who have read the indictment realize how profoundly twisted the whole matter had to be for them to put that You cant have a bribe that comes out of a Mattox said Thursday at a news He said the commercial bribery law was intended to be used in a kick back I noticed that you all had a very difficult time in trying to write and address the fact that somewhere Mother a threat became a Its a difficult twist of he At one the toughtalking attorney general suggested the matter could have been disposed with more directly in the old I can remember back in Texas history when a feUmr used to be able to either whip the socks off another fellow that insulted or offended his family or his and as a matter of fact even go to the point of killing him at Mattox I dont know what Texas has come See Page 14A Staff photos by Cindy Richardson McNeal threat brought on dismissal By WANDA LASATER Staff writer Before being dismissed from McKenna Memorial Hospital Wed Administrator Tom McNeal was given the opportunity to keep his job on hospital board chairman Elliot Knox But McNeal hired an threatened to sue the and demanded a female employee he had placed on probation be Knox The move brought on McNeals ouster he Knox explained this morning that the executive committee of the board became involved after McNeal had suspended an employee without pa last After the committee investigated the Knox it was decided that there were no grounds for the suspension and that the em ployee should return to work with full pay I was during this meeting Tuesday night at the office of board member and hospital attorney J that the executive committee decided to keep McNea but place him on probation McNeal threatened to sue the hospjtal Wednesday and demanded the female employee be fired Because we had no reason to terminate the other employee since she has been doing a good job at the hospital arid because McNea refused See Page J4A Golden Unicorn program to start second year quick rinse Washing the car has its but washing yourself on a hot September afternoon in Texas is lots more At thats what three yearold Stephanie Foster would probably tell After giving the car a quick dousing at her house at 903 she turned the garden hose on The Golden Unicorn program will begin its second season tonight with the New BraunfelsBastrop football game at Unicorn Stadium The New Braunfels High School Student Council is again sponsoring the which involves bringing elderly residents of local nursing homes to the the Golden Unicorn project was chosen as one of the top 10 student council projects in the state Iii any senior citizen with a Golden Unicorn pass receives a discount to New Braunfels In dependent School District events The passes are available of theNBISD 407 W The student council is coordinating the but other New Braunfels High clubs and student body members will also be involved in transporting nursing home residents to tonights which kicks off at 8 Reagan send message to Soviets WASHINGTON AP Armed with unanimous backing of the President Reagan is telling the Soviet Union that its shooting down of Korean Air Lines Flight 007 is con demned by Americans of all political The Kremlin is on Reagan said in a statement Thursday as the Senate to approve a harshly worded joint resolution passed a day earlier by the When it comes to responding to its there an no Republicans or Democrats only united and determined to protect our freedom and secure the the president Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker a veteran of many legislative picked up Reagans This is a major bipartisan Daniel said The world will have heard this nation speaking with one And Charles chairman of the Foreign Relations We stand together with the president of the United States in this The Korean jumbo jet carrying 269 people was downed by a missilefiring Soviet fighter plane after it strayed into Soviet airspace north of Japan while en route from to Before gaining final passage of the which goes to Reagan for When it comes to responding to its there are no Republicans or Democrats only united and determined to protect our freedom and secure the President his Baker had to deflect attempts by a group of conservatives led by Jesse who offered eight amendments that would toughen the measure with specific In doing Baker was reflecting White House wishes that Congress show a united front in support of Un limited steps that the president has taken thus But Helms Unless we put some teeth in it i the resolution it will be shrugged off in the The fact is we must lake real The State said an air travel ban that took effect Thursday to protest the planes destruction had cut about half the air traffic between the the Soviet Union and nonCommunist We are gratified at we think it is fairlv said a senior State Department official who briefed reporters on condition he not be identified by name Baker won motions to table and thus kill amendments urging Heagan among other begin a broad review of ban Soviet imports produced with forced labor from markets and recall the ambassador in Moscow Most of the measures were killed by wide a proposal to reduce the number of Soviet diplomatic personnel in this country to nearer the number of representatives in Moscow lost only and a call for Heagan to give Congress a report on possible Soviet violations of existing armscontrol agreements failed SXHit Opponents of administration plans to produce more chemical blamed their lack oi success Thursday on congressional furor over the Soviets downing of Korean Air 1 jnes Flight Absent the emotion of the moment we would have made a better showing and may have Hep Kd said after the House approved a billion defense authorization bill on a vote Bethune predicted nervegas op ponents will be successful in killing the program when the con siders an appropriations bill in a tew weeks The bill authorizes See Page MA Chid drowns in swimming pool ft J3i Mother gets life in death tape case Inside BROWNSVILIJ API A 21year old mother of two sentenced to life in prison for her role in the slaying of her former husband could be eligible for parole in 84 according to a state Sherry whose silence oil a taperecorded slaying helped convict her of was sentenced Thursday by State District Judge Darrell Jim her said the case would be Wolf was convicted of murder July 29 fur her role in the bludgeoning death of her former Billy who had captured the sounds of his own death on a hidden tape recording who cried when she heard the became the third person to receive a life sentence in connection with the double Staton was bludgeoned to death with a metal bar and his schoolteacher was beaten with a hammer and shot at the Wolfs U Feria home July State prosecutors alleged the killings were planned to end a bitter court battle over SUitons rights to visit his daughter by Mrs Wolf Staton concealed a small tape recorder under his shirt the last tune he went to tut Wolf hutut U pick up his He tee DEATH Page MA Drug Charges Robert Kennedy who jot sick while on his way to get treatment for a drug was charged today with possession of a felony that could land him in jail for two a prosecutor See Page 14A Brownout The Cincinnati Bengals offense was about as offensive as Uave it In heaver Thursday which was one of the big reasons the Cleveland Browns beat Cinciiiati 177 in the National hoot ball league game Sports Page 6A Prison Changes With the resignation of Texas Department of Corrections director TDC officials say this is as good a I up prison business Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy skies through tonight Saturday will bring some early morning cloudiness otherwise mostly partis cloudy during the day Winds will be southcrl near 10 mph mpb then southeaster near 10 mph Saturciav Sunset will be at p m and sunrise Saturday will at 7 Hi a m CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DEAR ABBV HOROSCOPE OPINIONS RELIGIOUS FOCUS SPOR1S SIOCKS TV LIST INGS WEATHER 28B 9A 9A 11A 11B 4A 5A 68A 14A 9A 2A
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