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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 14, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas i r ci U New BraunfeU New TWM 92 205 Zelturig O I FRIDAY October 22 Pages 2 Sections USPS377WO Clark surprise choice to follow Watt WASHINGTON AP President Reagans surprise selection of National Security Adviser William Clark to take over the Interior Department from James Watt left environmentalists fuming and triggered a new guessing game about who will get Clarks foreign policy a longtime Reagan confidant and one of the most powerful men in the had not been on anyones list to succeed Watt anyone except His subject to con firmation by the will keep the Interior Department under the stewardship of a staunch con Critics complained Clarks lack of background on environmental issues would allow Watts deputies to keep his controversial policies with Clark simply a Speculation as to Clarks successor immediately centered on Middle East envoy Robert who is Clarks and United Nations Ambassador Jeane For several Reagan secretly considered not even letting his inner circle of advisers in on the He finally told top aides what he had in mind about midday just hours before actually deciding Clark was the right man for the Clark did not volunteer for the said White House deputy press secretary The im portant thing is the president asked him to do Speakes Clark was needed somewhere Reagan broke the news publicly at the conclusion of remarks to a gathering of women leaders of Christian Describing Clark as a troubleshooter and resultoriented Reagan He is a Godfearing fourth generation and a person I I think he will be a great secretary of the Interior Environmentalists made clear they were no happier with Clark than they had been with It is a preposterous appointment and an insult to the American en said William executive director of the Wilderness It is the third time that President Reagan has appointed Clark to a job for which he has no apparent qualifications The ap pointment apparently is being made as a sop to the extreme right wing of the Republican Geoff with Friends of the He knows about as much about endangered species as he does about Carl political director for The Sierra Were dumb For his lark I arn pleased and honored that the president has expressed his con fidence in me by this nomination and look forward to continuing my sc rvice to him and this As an American who believes in our great I pledge that if confirmed I will do all that I can to preserve and enhance our natural Clark At the White Clark saw Reagan each morning and briefed him on overnight developments around the Clarks role grew increasingly larger as he took on responsibility for shaping arms negotiating strategy and policies for Central and sent hi to Lebanon as a replacement for Philip Ha bib there were rumors that Secretary of Slate George Shultz felt overshadowed by Clark and was Speakes said Clark would remain in his national security post until con firmed at Interior Asked if Clark endorses Watts Speakes I would judge he supports the presidents environmental In taking the new Clark is leaving a White House post that kept others such as Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezmski in the global who had barely a yars experience in national sei kept a low profile See Page 14A Savage gets discharge from Army By DEBBIE DeLOACH and DYANNE FRY Staff writers First Class William Dale Savage is about to become a Robert Commandant of the Academy of Health Sciences at Fort Sam announced his decision Friday morning to release Savage from active Savage will get a general discharge certificate under honorable conditions releasing him as soon as the Army can complete the necessary A news release from the Academy of Health Sciences said Bukers decision was mandated by the climate of the times regarding Driving While Intoxicated along with existing Army was tried in April for the DWIrelated death of Ruben Sauceda in New Braunfels in October He was convicted and received a 10 year probated On he pleaded guilty to the involuntary manslaughter of Saucedas wife and two who were killed on the same He received three more 10year probated sentences to run concurrent with the original When the military announced that a board of inquiry would convene to decide Savages military Savage himself requested that any military action be delayed until all civil proceedings were He appeared before a board of three officers on 30 at Fort He testified he wanted to make the military a 20year plus Savage found out Friday morning that it wasnt going to work that We asked him if he wanted to make a statement to the and he See Page 14A Getwell wish New Braunfels High students Rhonda Fritsche left and Roxahne Adams sign a poster dedicated to fellow student Julie injured in a freak accident a week who suffered head injures when she was blown off a pickup remained in stable but critical condition Friday in the intensive care unit of San Antonios Methodist Fifth Marine killed in Beirut lAPi A L S Marine died after being ciiught in a hail of sniper fire today tit Beiruts international airport and another Marine peacekeeper suffered gunshot wounds in both Marine spokesman Robert Jordan said The fatality was the fifth suffered by the Marines since the latest round of violence in began Forty more Marines in the in ternational peacekeeping force have been wounded in grenade attacks and Later in the Jordan two Marine positions came under ad ditional fire and the Marines shot Jordan said the dead Marine was hit by sniper fire in the chest and possibly the But Jordan said it could not be immediately determined whether the head injury was a gunshot wound or occurred when his jeep overturned as it came under small arms Jordan said he did not know which of the injuries the man died The whose name was withheld until his family was died in a helicopter that was evacuating him from the Marine base at the airport to a hospital aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima off the Beirut Jordan Jordan said the jeep was hit at local time EDTi sniper fire from the northeastern corner of the road between the Shiite Moslem militia strongholds of Hay el Sellum and Bourj elBarajneh on Beiruts southern The marine was wounded 37 minutes earlier in another jeep that came under sniper fire from the same Jordan He was evacuated by helicopter to the Iwo Jima and was in guarded according to Jordan said a Marine staff sergeant was riding in the jeep with the Marine who was The sereant was hurled out of the vehicle by the impact of the accident and was Jordan He said that Charlie a unit of the Marine con stationed at the northern end of the airport perimeter and the Marines helicopter base both came under fire irom rocketpropelled grenades and small nave returned small arms Jordan I can still hear some small arms fire Another Marine guard of the Embassy in Beiruts seafront Em Mreisseh corniche suffered a slight shrapnel wound Thursday night when a hand grenade was tossed at the main Marine security checkpoint in front of the Duraford building where embassy offices are All four Marines who died during the civil turmoil in late August and early September were killed by bomb and rocket Since the latest round of violence 41 Marines have been woun ded Todays attacks came a few hours after Druse militiamen fired at See Page 14A COMMUNITY FUNB Comfundto top mark soon By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Jesse 1983 Comal County Community Fund drive can see the light at the end of the We expect contributions from two major industries soon that will put us over Garcia said We can see the money Its just we need to get it Garcia is so encouraged that hes willing to commit to 31 as the day we plan on wrapping up the Both Garcia and Comfund secretary Suzanne Herbelin said thats the earliest wrapup date they can At least 19 local organizations will benefit from Comfund dollars this They include the Salvation Comal County Mental Health Mental Retardation Humane Crisis Youth American Red Head Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of Home Senior Citizens Community Service Arthritis Childrens Habitation Child Welfare Hays County Womens Canyon Volunteer Action Texas Society for Autistic Bihl Rehabilitation Center and the national United Community Fund is Comal Countys own version of United As of had been collected aiidor pledged toward 000 drive the 1983 Comfund developed a new at traction this year by erecting u thermometer to track the goals progression on Mam Plaza and at the Canyon Lake Volunteer Action Center Weve had beautiful comments on the i thermometer i with some even saying its one of the finest things weve Garcia Canyon Iake even has theirs and really diu a fine job of mounting Garcia also said the serious second or third calls to potential givers haint been necessary this We have drafted a Were within 75 percent of our goal letter that weve sent to some but overall we havent had to do as much reminding as years he Inside Todays Weather Sunny and mild with high near Winds out of southeast at 1015 miles per Fair turning cloudy by Low in mid ate with southeast winds near 10 Cloudy Saturday morning becoming partly cloudy by High near 80 with southeast winds at 5 10 Sunset today at and sunrise Saturday at 88 DEAR HOROSCOPE 2A RELIGIOUS 10A Local students learning about fire prevention By PATRICIA YZNAGA KING Wira Students at Canyon Middle School could have gotten all wet Wednesday afternoon if the wind was blowing the right they learned about fire Volunteers and firefighters from the New Braunfels Fire Department have been visiting the citys schools to promote Fire Prevention On Fire Marshal Klroy Friesenhahn and three men from UK fire department talked about fire prevention and demonstrated how to use fire truck At the beginning of the the firelighters shows students how an engine water hone Youve had fire prevention in the youre going to get it today and youre going to have it in the Friesenhahn told a group of students in the middle school In addition to Friesenhahns the students watched a movie about fire The talks and the move con centrated on what to do if a fire begins in a how carelessness can cause firet and how false alarms can cause False alarms interrupt classes and cause the evacuation of a and cause danger for the firefighters rushing to the scene and vehicles and pedestrians on the the movie Traffic accidents can occur when a fire truth is en route to a false the film While a fire unit is rushing to a false attention to a KM MA Benson Griffin inspects a hose as firefighter Scott Koehler looks on
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