New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, September 25, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

September 25, 1983

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 25, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas if Teams Romp Unicorns Georgetown 8 Cougars Holy Cross 0 Rangers Comfort 6 Oregon Houston 14 Texas 15 Tech Baylor 11 Texas 6 TbplWJbarw New iJildrlr Braunfels Ntw Texas 191 Zeituno C C SUNDAY September 1983 50 cents 72 Pages 5 Sections USPS 377880 Continental files for bankruptcy HOUSTON AP Continental unable to reach wage concessions with two of its suspended domestic operations Saturday and said it will return to the air Tuesday after reorganizing under federal bankruptcy the nations eighthlargest filed its bankruptcy papers in Houston Saturday said Frank chief executive officer and Lorenzo said Continentals domestic flights would be temporarily suspended from at 6 CDT Saturday until About 65 percent of the airlines employees were Laid off although some will eventually be Ixwenzo Continental will return to the air Tuesday with domestic flights to only 25 Lorenzo The airline flew to 78 cities when it shut We will implement a strategic plan to make Continental the largest of the lowcost airlines a carrier that will operate from superb facilities and with a long traditon of fine service will be able to achieve a unique niche in the nations air tran sportation We have chosen to go to the courts to restruc he We hive strong positions in equipment and Specific marketing plans for the new airline will be unveiled Lorenzo said Continentals international services did not file for reorganization and would not be af See Page Canyon Lake man dies of gunshot wound to head By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer A 27yearold Canyon Lake man died of a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head Friday Ronnie Wells of Route Box Canyon was pronounced dead on arrival at McKenna Memorial Hospital at Friday by Lynn Thompson and Peace Justice Precinct 1 Harold Emergency Medical Service personnel from Canyon Lake responded to the call on Trail Ridge Drive in Canyon Lake where they found Wells with a gunshot wound in the An investigation into the shooting incident is being conducted by Gilbert Villarreal of the Comal County Sheriffs and Texas Ranger Ray After receiving the results of an autopsy report from Austin Krueger ruled the cause of death as a selfinflicted gunshot Funeral services for Wells will be at 2 Tuesday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral with the Harold Wernecke of Canyon Lake of Burial will be in Cranes Mill Wells was born on April 1956 in McGregor to Monroe Terry and Pauline nee Luce He married Margaret Ann Wells on June 1981 in Canyon He was a truck driver and a member of Andrew Lutheran Survivors include his Margaret Ann Wells of Canyon Lake his Monroe Wells of Smithson Valley his Pauline Wells of Lydia Ann Wells of and Bernice Sanders of Ronnie Daniel Wells of Canyon Lake three Sharon Mann of San Betty June Goll of and Sandra Kay Wells of Lubbock and Monroe Wells of Memorials may be given to the Andrew Lutheran Hold onto your hat A cowboy struggles to stay atop his bronc during the bareback bronc riding at the Comai County fair rodeo Saturday The fiveday fair concludes Fair more inside Schmitz Hotel Houston group plans to restore interior By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer In the the Schmitz Hotel on New Braunfels Mam Plaza was home away from home to notables like Sam Houston and Robert E In the the restoration work begun by thr Conservation Society in 1979 will grow from a men facade to an active commercial complex At thats the hopes of two Houston estate Meyers and lee i A brand Lybrand bought the hotei September of Their crews began gutting out tht structures interior last week Richard the architect used by the Con servation Society in its exterior will also oversee the interior work We have electrical service to the buiding now which up until August was not Meyers said Well be stripping the demolishing the walls taking out the removing the piaster expose the bare And well be moving the stairwell to the front of the Both men hope to have all that finished by the firs week of but a lot will depend on our ability to Meyers added Then the historic structure will be ready for what Meyers called tenant Interior wali con figurations will be up to the proposed which include gift an antique furniture store ana professional and business officies Plans also may include a hotel suite iron the which vnll be furnished with and opened to the public at certain times of the ear Meyers The original twostory c ailed was built in the early 1850s Then in 85k hotelier Jacob Schmitz bough the and added the third floor and balconies in 1873 A restoration of the building s facade begun by the Conservation Society 97j min grants from the Texas Historical the Wurst Association of New Moody Foundation of and ontnbutions from tht See Page 16A Inside Todays It will be cloudy this becoming partly cloudy and warm Sunday afternoon and Monday af Skies will be fair Winds will be from the southeast at IMS mph Whats For Interior Secretary James struggling to hold on to his received support Saturday from a prominent conservative but came gnder renewed fire for whit a Democratic senator charged was his expression of Texas Pros The Houston Oilers are still after their first and Buffalo will be a tough place to get The Oilers hit the road to face the who boast stingy the New Orleans Saints invade Texas Stadium to play the undefeated Dallas Five Found Dead Five people abducted during a robbery at a fastfood restaurant were found shot to death Saturday on a rural East Texas police Page 5A 7C DEAR Big guns arrive USS New Jersey bolsters firepower off Beirut Lebanon AP The battleship New its huge guns capable of hurling a one ton shell 20 arrived off the coast Sunday as Lebanese troops battled Moslem arid Druse militiamen with artillery and machine guns The arrival of the 887foot vessel vastly increased the firepower of the naval force off Beirut Navy officials said the New Jersey will be able to shell antigovernment artillery positions that have hammered targets around the Marine peacekeeping based at the international and other parts of the The which steamed from the Pacific to join a dozen other naval vessels already off the carries nine 16inch 12 fiveinch guns and an array of other Some of the other ships already have shelled antigovernment positions overlooking Beirut with fiveinch The New Jersey served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam and is the first American battleship to operate in the eastern Mediterranean in nearly a quarter Under the command of Richard Milligan of it carries a crew of 72 officers and enlisted On the Marines abandoned two checkpoints Saturday to avoid getting involved in the fighting as civil war spread from the central mountains to Beiruts southern Marine spokesman Warrant Officer Charles Rowe said a Marine CH46 helicopter came under ground fire while flying over the slum fighting and responded with caliber machine gun He said the chopper was not hit Police said at least 19 people were killed and VA wounded in shootouts between Ixbanese troops and Shiite Moslems in the in mountain fighting with Syrianbacked Druse warriors and in a Druse shelling of Christianpopulated east Beirut No Marines were reported but an Italian member of the multinational force patrolling Beirut was wounded in a spokesman for the Italian contingent Ceasefire talks remained stalled and Syria warned the multinational force against further in volvement m the 21da old conflict Saturdays fighting came one da after Druse militiamen in the mountains and Shnte in southern Beirut wounded four Marines an ar tillery The Shiite Moslem militia has long controlled Beiruts southern slums Though sympathizing with the the Shntes remained largely neutral in the civil war until when Amai gunners bombarded Lebanese army and Marine positions in support of Druse militias fighting the army in the Residents of Shiiteheid neighborhoods said the militia joined the fight after Christian militiamen erected checkpoints in mixed MoslemChristian areas Southern Beirut is believed to be a major route for antigovernment Druse attempting to slip into the capital Government troops responded Saturday by pounding Shiite positions in the southern slums ot Hay elSellum and Bourj elBarajneh with hundreds of rounds from 155mm artillery and tank cannon annual audit on City Council agenda OVANNE FRY Staff write City Council will hear a request from the local Mothers Against Drunk Drivers review the annual and light a fire under the longdormant question of aiuiexation at then meeting on Monday The meeting will be held in the council chamber at City Hall Reed fc C P A will present the which covers the period from July to June After looking at the council will also whether to hire Reed 4 Co for the 19s44 yew Two small strips of land were being eyed for an early this but the council put the on hold while waiting for the Deportment of Justice to review the citys new district election Now that the 1983 elections are Council will vote Monday on an emergency ordinance setting public hearings in the areas to be One extends past the exiting city limits on Kruefer and the other on FM In they dont look like But taking those strips into the city will help seal New Braunfels extraterritorial jurisdiction against intrusion from the An ordinance setting rental fees for the Landa Park gazebo and dance slab will be read for the third and last One member of the New Braunfeis Utilities Board of Trustees is up for as are three members of the OUtlmger Memorial library Council members will talk about filling those and will also receive updated folders the Utilities 8ee MA Slimming down Revamped Continental will be smaller HOUSTON iAPi Continental Airline will emerge Tuesday as the largest of the low cost airlines with a pared flight schedule that drops two thirds of its domestic officials say Continental filed tor reorganization under federal bankruptcy laws Saturday and suspended operations Frank chairman and cluet executive officer of said the new Continental will be scaled down to serve 25 domestic and foreign cities with a route system still based in Houston and Denver The airline formerly flew to lUt 78 of them domestic Continental will have lights Tuesday to Baton Bur Corpus Fort Kansas Los New New Oklahoma San San San TampaSi Washington and Lorenzo said All of Continental s international routes will continue operating its subsidiary leasing aircraft and contracting crews and ground handling fron Continental Continental last week applied created the new companies and applied to the U S Civil Aeronautics Board to tran sfer the international routes to these foreign operating facilities About 15 percent of the bankrupt airlines approximately em ployees will be on the job Tuesday when the reorganized company takes to the air Lorenzo said management 11 various cities will notify employees by phone that they have been retained But even those who keep their jobs will find themselves working tor much lower pay The airline has announced it intends to implement new benefits and work policies tor all em ployee groups These reductions and other structural changes will reduce operating by 25 Lorenzo said In a memo Continental assured its thai trie airline is not going out of business j ;