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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 22, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Fair gets off to chilly start parade Friday By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Undaunted by the chilly local residents took advantage of the first night of the Comal County Fair Seems like anywhere you go these you have to stand in said City Coun cilmember Valdemar noting the popularity of the fair carnival on Family At to ride all there were a lot of people standing in despite the Fair official Irene Bartels said the manager kept the show running past the originally scheduled clodnf giving the crowds a chance to get more riding A power outage darkened the scene at ap proximately 11 But hobbyhorse operator Ricky Droddy Mid it was starting to slow down by that time The carnival rides are powered by truck mounted Diesel One of those generators went down leaving most of the kiddie section in the The lights just fluttered and and then they went off over half the said an They went off on the and Events Page 2A Dance Page 10A on the ferris The giant wheels also stopped she business was slow One was and the other had young passengers in just two They were up Mommy she but added that the operators were able to turn the wheel by hand and get the youngsters The rides were down for 20 minutes by one at least 45 by Everybody kept thinking we were shutting We were said Electricians got everything back in and the carnival was set to run again at 1 Children visiting this afternoon will again be able to ride all they want for at least up until 5 Rides will be available at regular price tonight until or whenever they come and tell us to shut Droddy Poultry exhibits will be open until 9 and so should the cooking and food growing which were all judged in the past two Livestock will be coming in all as owners prepare their aruVnali for show on Friday Winners of the 1981 Rodeo Queens contest will be announced at I in the Comal where The Abbey will play country and western dance Friday is parade Kids will bring their favorite animals to Wuests parking tot at for then take them on a promenade downtown at The big Fair Parade will follow at 10 forming up in the parking lot and disbanding across the Comal River at Prince Solms Exhibits at the Fair Grounds on Common Street will be open through New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeitung pkl ftl 10 n THURSDAY September 25 cents 189 18 Pages Sections USPS 377880 Cindy Richardson Soviets admit error on jet By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The commander of the search fleet voiced optimism today about finding the crucial flight recorders of Korean Air Lines Flight which a Soviet official says was downed by trigger happy pilots who mistook it for a military spy In the Japanese Foreign Ministry said both and officials have teen invited by the Soviet Union to Sakhalin Island next week to receive objects and documents retrieved from the And off Moneron north of and Soviet vessels searched five miles apart for the flight recorders which could ex plain why the South Korean airliner was in Soviet airspace over Sakhalin when Soviet warplanes shot it down 1 with 269 people aboard The Foreign Ministry said and Japanese officials would go to Sakhalin on Monday to receive items found by Soviet search The Soviets have not said what they have found and have refused to allow other ships to get close to their Hear William Cockell said there were reasonable prospects for localizing some parts of the aircraft Cockell spoke to reporters aboard the guided missile cruiser USS flagship of the search exactly three weeks aftey the airliner crashed into the Sea of Japan off Charles super visor of the said looking for the planes flight recorders is like trying to locate a pencil in the desert at night from a altitude of On the Soviet Viktor said the pilots would See Page County officials deny rumor on Disneyland Having a Fair time It was a little but lots of folks turned out for the first night of the Comal County Fair two yearold Nicky Reininger contemplates a feathered or in this case Top Gloria Schumann left and Leita Mae Haas judge the baked Lower Gene and Deanie Chollett lead the grand march at the Comal youth robbery suspects indicted by panel By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Rumors about a possible Walt Disney Productions venture for Comal County resurfaced this week But if theres any substance to the its news to County Judge Fred Clark and 1 Jumboi Wallace president of the Canyon Lake Area told a Saltier rruwii We have it mi goid authority that our commissioners already know that land has been bought i for a Disney park speaking at Mondays meeting of the Pedernales Klectric Cooperative said the Disney company is quietly acquiring property in the names of individuals who live in Thats what theyre doing he from FM 306 and Purgatory Road to Devils Backbone has already been Greene in a telephone interview with the Clark Nn ones ever talked to me per sonally about and no com missioner has ever discussed it with Ive heard unsubstantiated rumors off and on mostly what Ive read in the also denied any knowledge of land acquisitions in Comal County by anyone representing Ive been hearing trial rumor for at least three and thats all it to my he said If I knew about 1 couldnt keep im mouth That would be too big a he adding that it would require a great deal of planning on the part of the By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff writer The former executive director of the Catholic Youth Organization in San Antonio was indicted on two counts of indecency with a child by a Comal County Grand Jury Wed Duncan Cameron of Canyon was included in 34 other indictments returned The two counts against him relate to an incident involving two San Antonio boys under the age of Sheriffs Gilbert Villarreal in vestigated the at the request of the Teias Department of Human Whitney turned himaelf into Comal County authorities the same day he resigned as Also indicted Wednesday on four counts of aggravated robbery was Kenneth the alleged leader of a motel robbery gang which hit New Braunfels May The other three suspects in the New Braunfels robberies at the Hill Country and Gourmet Inns were indicted by the August Grand a San Antonio was picked up in latt Angeles He was later transferred to the Nueces County Jail in Corpus where a warrant had been issued against him for the murder of a Garland man at the Travel Lodge motel June The Corpus Christi robbery was similar ui MO method of operation to a string of South Texas motel In other action seven New Braunfels men were indicted ior tee GRAND Page MA Inside Todays Weather It looks like the seasons first cold front has Skies will be turning fair tonight and Winds will be from the east at 10 mph light and variable and southeasterly at 1015 mph Sunset will be at and sunrise Friday will be at Grammsln Texas Phil who turned Republican early this year after a tiff with fellow Democrats over his support for President Reagans economic formally launched his bid for a Senate seat See Page 5A CANYON LAKE CLASSIFIED CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPE KALEIDOSCOPE OPINIONS SCRAPBOOK SPORTS STOCKS WEATHER 9A 57B 3B 3B 18 10A IB 4A 2B 68A 10A 2A No letup in Beirut rebels exchange more shells i AP warships shelled Syrianbacked insurgents in Ijebanons central mountains today and the rebels struck back A rocket ignited the main ammunition dump of Italian peacekeepers ami three French soldiers were wounded by a The lytbaaese said it repulsed a new attack by insurgents on the strategic town of Souk The army said 25 rebels were killed and seven of their armored vehicles The state radio quoted a com munique as saying gunmen tossed a grenade at a French military truck as it crossed a road between the Moslem and Christian sectors of lite communique said the truck was set afire and three French soldiers were taken to a hospital with serious burns The and British contingents of the peacekeeping force said they were untouched by Uie The state radio said a salvo of Sovietmade struck a position of the French peacekeeping force in west Beiruts Kaskas causing an undetermined number of Italian spokesman Capl Con ado Cantatori said the Italian compound near Palestinian refugee camps came under rocket He said at least two rockets struck an aiiuaunition dump close to the Christian neighborhood of Hazmieh We lost almost all our Cantatori But tie said no Italians were The latest American naval barrage was unleashed about 3 a in U silence inuuntaintop Druse batteries that had rained shells overnight around the presidential the Defense Ministry and the nearby ambassadors residence east of the state radio reported Nearly five hours the capital was shaken by thunderous and local radio stations said the citys Christian sector was under renewed bom bardment from Druse positions ui the Syrian controlled Upper Metn The Civil Defense Corps broadcast appeals for people to indoors as shells and rockets slammed into the Christian neighborhoods of Ein Museum and Several fires were reported A armmy communique said em battled garrison ol the trained Brigade repulsed another onslaught by Syrianbacked Druw and Palestinian guerrillas on Souk elGharb before Tltt I1 S destroyers Jolui Kodgers and Arthur Hadfoi d vnt shells whizzing over Beirut toward tttt See
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