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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 1, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas IPX tt ttox 6 7so New Braunfels Ntw Texas HgpaldZeitung 217 14 Pages TUESDAY November 25 cents USPS 377880 Marines invade neighboring island Grenada AP military vans blared warnings to holdout Cuban and Grenadian snipers to give up and the Pentagon said hundreds of Marines swarmed onto a neighboring island to hunt more possible The Pentagon announcement from Washington said two companies of leathernecks invaded 20 miles north of but found no Cubans or Grenadians and were preparing to Ham radio operators had said resisters to the invasion were hiding on a tiny island in the Grenadines On helicopters chased snipers who shot at a ground forcing the Americans to scramble for In Georges searchers cleared the rubble of a mental hospital accidentally bombed by warplanes in which as many as 20 people Despite the Marines were leaving for their original assignment before being diverted to Army soldiers were taking their place a week after the invasion of the 133squaremile Caribbean Deputy Secretary of State Kenneth Dam said there is no timetable for troop withdrawal because it was not known when all resistance would Barry an Army public affairs officer in said he knew of no bands of resisters still but said soldiers combing the island were finding more caches of weapons and Military vehicles with loudspeakers fanned out over the blasting this message over and over Members of the Peoples Revolutionary Cuban Lay down your arms and You will be allowed to go Austin has The resistance is Hudson who led the Marxist military junta which seized control and killed Prime Minister Maurice was taken by paratroopers after they were tipped that the general was hiding in a house on the southeast Willey Without firing a the paratroopers seized along with two militia of ficers and two young Willey Whether the young men were I cannot Willey White House spokesman Larry Speakes said Austin was being held for his per sonal protection on the USS the flagship of the fleet off The Pentagon said 18 servicemen have been 86 wounded and one is missing since the In the the stench of dead bodies pervaded the ruins of the mental but otherwise life began to have some Students went to school Monday for the first time since leaders of a military coup imposed a shootonsight Kentucky man sought in bank swindle Take tweetheart Tweetie Bird Kimberly Ivey checks out the suspenders of hobo Nathan Alquist at the First Methodist CHurch day care center Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Monday was and kids at the center were dressed in some rather elaborate costumes to A warrant has been issued for a Kentucky man in connection with a scheme that swindled from a local woman over a year New Braunfels Detective Mario Guerrero said a warrant was issued for David Lee Parry on He was picked up for the same type of offense in but failed to show up for So theyre looking to connect him with what happened he Parry allegedly posed as a bank and then as a police to a local woman back in September of He told her he was in vestigating a teller at her bank never identifying which He wanted her to withdraw and then hed redeposit Guerrero The woman tried to call local authorities to verify the mans but Guerrero said Parry somehow intercepted her He posed as a police officer and told her everything was the detective Guerrero said the woman withdrew the money and met Parry outside the New Braunfels Post Needless to he didnt stick around long after he There are at least four outstanding warrants out on Parry in Texas for the same type of Guerrero i Good Ship Wurst Symphony open 10day festival Friday Inside Todays Weather It will be partly cloudy this becoming cloudy by late tonight through Wed nesday with morning Winds will be from the southeast at 1015 mph today and decreasing 510 mph Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at TV A new musical feature will kick off the opening day of Wurstfest Wurstfest officially begins its 10day run Friday with the Promenade am Myron the accordionist who has been the featured entertainer at Wurstfest for many will join the Mid Texas Symphony at The Wurst Navy will transport Floren up the Comal Floren will perform and conduct the 70piece Mid Texas Symphony Orchestra on the Floren will perform at 9 Friday at the He will play twice daily for the first six days of The Cloverleafs will dance from at the As a special the Braunfels Brass Band from will play at Das Grosse Zelt The Big The 18piece brass band will perform several times during the first weekend of the The Seven Dutchmen will have two per at 7 and 9 at Das Grosse The Bavarian Village Band will perform at the tent at 10 The Bavarian Village band will also perform at 7 at Das Kleine Zelt The Little The Entertainers Polka Band will perform at Das Kleine Zelt at 8 and 10 and Mike Barker and Terry Cavanaugh will perform at 9 Other events include guided tours at the Sophienburg Memorial the First Protestant the Lindheimer the Baetage Home at Conservation Plaza and Martins Church on Loop The tours begin at 10 The Heritage Exhibit opens at 10 Friday at the Civic This years theme is life in New Braunfels during the Civil Many of the items on display are on loan from private There will also be an exhibit of early as well as sausagemaking demon On two Michael a Goebel painter from and Reta Newlin of the Goebel Collectors will be feaured at the which is next to Gate 2 at the Wurstfest Internationally recognized artists and sculptors will be present during Wurstfest to demonstrate their talents and answer This the Gobelfest includes the largest display of Hummel figurines in the There will also be the Wurstfest Art Show at the Elks Lodge and the Wurst Craft Show and Sale at the Main At 8 Circle Arts Theater will present their annual Old Time This years melodrama is Do Your Wicked Carroll president of the Wurstfest said the association expects about people at the festival this Some inmates due in Lockhart during Wurstfest Eight to ten prisoners at the Comal County jail will have a new residence for 10 days during An agreement has been made to transfer some Comal County prisoners to Caldwell County Jail in Lockhart for the duration of Wurstfest to open up more room for inmates Sheriff Walter Fellers said in October county officials discussed having a temporary minimumsecurity jail ready in time for but dismissed the plan due to the projects high We havent decided yet who well take down Fellers He guessed the transferred prisoners will be those who are waiting for their trial or those who are currently serving a jail The prisoners will be transported to Lockhart by Fellers The sheriff offered no prediction on how many people will be jailed during Thats to be seen he Fellers estimated that about 190 people were jailed last year during the November Absentee voting ends Friday in amendments election Absentee voting in Comal County on 11 proposed amendments to the Texas Con which has already been amended 253 hasnt generated much Since only 10 absentee votes have been cast at the County Clerks Ab sentee voting will shut off at 5 Friday for the 8 regular Amendments up for voter consideration are 1 would allow fewer justices of the peace and constables for counties with less than Present law requires at least four precincts with a constable and justice of peace for Those in favor including Comal County Judge Fred that many counties dont need all those of Opponents feel itll mean more overburden for alreadyswamped county Clark added that Amendment i would not affect Comal because its population exceeds 2 would change the homestead protection provision for urban lots from a maximum valuation to a oneacre Proponents say basing the limit on size rather than value would preclude the need for future amendments due to while opponents contend that current limits are 3 would let farmer groups like com modity associations collect fees from growers and use the money to market and promote that agricultural Producers who did not participate would get but each nonparticipant would have to write a letter to get that Opponents feel this amendment smells like a new tax on while proponents say it would create jobs and help the states agricultural 4 would provide a line of succession for in case of disasters like a nuclear The state Employees Retirement System would submit a list of former senators and representatives for each Senate and House The lieutenant governor and speaker would rank the former mem bers according to The lists would be updated and those with the most seniority would be picked for See Page 14 Staff photo by Cindy Richafdson Over the top Comfund president Bill Morton pushes the thermometer in Main Plaza to the top Monday to show the annual fund drive has exceeded its Celebrations were held on the plaza and at the Canyon Lake Action Center Monday to show that Comfund had made it for Comfund closes best year By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The highest Comal County Com munity Fund goal was reached in the shortest amount of time than ever before in Thats what local dignitaries and Comfund officials on hand Monday at Main Plaza for the Comfund Victory While smiles decorated a Thank Comal County sign was stapled to the giant Comfund thermometer to mark the end of the 1983 As of the Comfund total stands at This year marked the earliest drive conclusion since Many thankyous were said Mayor Stratemann used the 1983 Comfund theme in his This community has always come together to accomplish its This community cannot function without and with it does he Chamber of Commerce President Donnie Seay said the Chamber was very delighted that the Comfund goal had been reached so Comfund President Bill Morton said his board made two decisions this We appointed Bob Kiesling as advance gifts and Jesse Garcia as drive Morton To I wish to express a sincere word of Kiesling reported that advance gifts accounted for over 45 percent of the Comfund Publicity Chairman Leland Cox thanked City Manager Delashmutt for allowing the thermometer placement on Main and city employee Jesse Guerrero for painting the thermometer each The or raising of red colored wooden squares to show the totals was like a mystery until Now everybodys See Page U
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