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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 9, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                mcrop ftitoh wo BOX W3 PS New Braunfels High senior released from hospital By PATRICIA YZNAQAKING Wire editor New Braunfels High School senior Julie Clonts was released this morning after a monthlong stay at Methodist Hospital in San The doctors are releasing Julie to the her Arthur 948 Twin said this The high school senior was injured 6 in a prebonfire accident on Highway less than a mile from Loop who was riding with a friend on the bed of a pickup suffered multiple skull fractures when she was blown off the truck by a gust of The students were transporting brush to Cypress Bend Park for the school NBISD officials canceled the bonfire after the That the New Braunfels High School homecoming celebrations and football game were dedicated to Students put banners up around the wishing her to get Julie was rushed to McKenna Memorial Hospital for emergency She was later transferred to Methodist Hospital in San Julie was listed in critical condition in the intensive care unit for almost two Clonts said this morning his daughter was fully conscious and eating She is almost able to walk without he Julies doctors have said that she will not need to go to a rehabilitation Clonts He said he did not know what type of therapy the doctors would schedule for The doctors have been pleased with Julies Her recovery has really been quite Clonts Clonts said Julie might be back in school after the first of the Were working with school officials to get her graduated in he New lAUrln Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeitung fcl OO O WEDNESDAY 1983 25 cents 92 223 32 Pages Sections USPS 377880 Voters OK10 amendments Proposition 8 defeated AUSTIN AP New constitutional amendments approved by Texas voters will give veterans a break in buying their first home and make it harder for wayward parents to keep from making child support Ten of 11 proposed amendments to the states constitution won approval in Tuesdays statewide The only one to fail was proposal which would have authorized taxexempt status to certain veterans and fraternal With all of the votes it received percent no Secretary of State John Fainter had closed the states votetabulating machinery at saying he did not expect the uncounted votes to change any Tabulation was resumed this Proposition authorizing cities to relocate or replace sewers on private collecting the money from the property owner over a period of received percent Voter turnout as was It was not expected to go above 13 percent when the final votes were counted But in voter interest was aroused by a mayors race and a con troversy over building a downtown convention and turnout there ran more than 36 percent of the registered State elections officials said the vote in Harris County accounted for nearly 40 percent of all the votes cast in the state Texas voters gave the most lopsided amendment support to proposition which would allow for the first time in Texas garnishment of wages to make overdue child support The new amendment received the approval of percent of those voting Attorney General Jim Mattox said ironically it will probably have the greatest impact on people who are not voters individuals who do not accept their He hailed it as an extremely useful tool to enforce wayward parents into sup porting their The landslide victory of an amendment doubling the size of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and taking the governor out of the paroles process See Page HA Locals turn thumbs down on Propositions 8 and 10 Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Mealtime For local folks on duty at food is something you eat standing Opa Russell Vollbrecht chats with Fritz Scheffel as he downs his Wurstfest 1983 has hit the halfway and the despite some weather has continued By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer Only of Comal Countys registered voters turned out at the polls Tuesday for the con stitutional amendments Nine of 11 proposed amendments got area voters Comal County voters voted against Proposed Amendment which would have given exemption from taxation to properties of certain veterans organizations and certain property of fraternal The totals were 765 for and 926 Proposed Amendment 10 also was not County ballots had 698 for to 941 The proposed amendment would have allowed a city or tow to expend public funds and levy assessments for the relocation or replacement of sanitation sewer laterals on private Proposition 8 was the only amendment which didnt pass Proposition 10 passed by a narrow Voters approved Proposition 1 by a The amendment would authorize fewer justice of the peace and constable precincts in certain See Page 14A Amendment results AUSTIN AP Totals at CST Wednesday in the statewide Constitutional Amendment with all of the votes as reported by the secretary of states office Const Amend 1 Justice Of The Peace And Constable Precincts In Favor percent Against percent Const Amend 2 Urban Homestead In Favor percent Against percent Const Amend 3 Advancement Of Food And Fiber Production In Favor percent Against percent Const Amend 4 Disasters Caused By Enemy Attack In Favor percent Against percent Const Amend 5 Permanent School Fund In Favor percent Against percent Const Amend 6 CourtOrdered Child Support In Favor percent Against percent Const Amend 7 Veterans Land Program In Favor percent Against percent Const Amend 8 Veterans And Fraternal Organizations In Favor percent Against percent Const Amend 9 Assignment Of Judges In Favor percent Against percent Const Amend 10 Sanitation Sewer Laterals In Favor percent Against percent Const Amend 11 Board Of Pardons And Paroles In Favor percent Against percent Banquet to honor local students Inside Thirtyfive students from New Braunfels and Canyon high schools including a lifeguard who saved a man from drowning in Landa Park this summer will be honored at a banquet Thursday The which recognizes Youth Ap preciation will be held at Schwamkrugs 1440 beginning at 7 The event is sponsored by New Braunfels Op Youth Appreciation which runs through was created in 1954 by a group of North Carolina Optimists who thought too much attention was being given to the negative aspects of youth and not enough to the positive side of the That positive side is represented in students like Canyon senior Catherine who rescued a man from drowning at the Landa Park pool the day after she had completed a course in car diopulmonary For that she will receive the Humanitarian Award at the County home extension agent Connie Worley will receive the Friend of Youth An extension agent in Comal County for nine Worley has served as county 4H adviser to 10 4H clubs with over 400 members and as adviser to eight extension homemakers clubs serving 220 Worley was a key factor in the drive to create a recreation center in New Braunfels in She writes a weekly newspaper article and does three radio programs each In she is coordinator of the homemaking division of the an nual Comal County Youth and served as president of the show for two Her primary responsibilies include leadership training and Selected by the faculties of the two 17 seniors from Canyon and New Braunfels will be honored for their achievements in vocational and extracurricular They include New Braunfels listed Student government Chris Matt Agriculture Mark Colette Boys athletics Greg Thomas Girls athletics Teresa Stephanie Vocal music Robyn Jane Instrumental music Benton Cecile Girls vocational cooperative education Trinity Yvonne Boys vocational cooperative education Cordie Roy Language arts John Elsa Math Scott Heath Social studies Darryl Cheryl Science Daniel Cheryl Art David John Industrial arts David Sheri Homemaking Mary Lou Lavonne Speech and drama Suzan Liza Business Reitta Court backs Schroeder on Savage decision By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff writer Comal County District Attorney BUlSchroeder was right in refusing to further prosecute William Dale Savage last judging from an opinion handed down by the Corpus Cbrirti Court of James Rathwell case was Identical to the Savage driving while an automobile carrying Devary Durrill and Bonnie Schroeder Both were and Rathwell was indicted for each death Rathwell was convicted in the Watkins case of involuntary man and a jury gave him two years in the Texas Department of But when the state went to try the Durrill Rathwell screamed double See Page 14A Nakasone eye trade problems TOKYO AP President Reagan arrived in Tokyo this met with the 82yearold emperor of and then sparred with Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone on the contentious issue of A senior administration official said Reagan pointed out in a meeting with Nakasone the effect that failure to solve the trade issues would have on our political But there was no indication after the meeting that progress was and the speaking on condition he not be identified by told We never had any ex pectation that in this visit the president was going to become a trade The official said Reagan spoke in broad an emphasis on the importance of making progress on these CROSSWORD DEAR ENTERTAINMENT Hummel contest This youngster strikes the pose of his favorite Hummel figurine during last years Hummel look alike The second annual contes will be held tonight at 6 in Das Grossen Zelt The Big with youngsters again trying to imitate their favorite Hummel Todays Weather Windy and cooler this with a 20 percent chance of High today in the Winds will shift to the northwest at 1520 miles per Clearing and cooler low in the North wind 1520 Fair skies with high possibly reaching Winds will be 510 Sunset today will be at and sunrise Thursday at time Voters gave Kentucky its first woman governor and Philadelphia its first black and kept a Senate seat in Republican hands for five more years in a Washington election seen as an endorsement of President Reagans See Page 7A 6C 911B 3A TV 4 SB   

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