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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 17, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas wottible 5 43 6 MMfci m PS The checks are in Sportswear employees receive back pay By PATRICIA YZNAOA KINO Wire editor Former employees of Sportswear got good news this week they were paid for two weeks The located on West End closed its doors without notice to its employees Its employees said that the business closed owing two weeks pay to its an average of per Between 3035 persons worked at the which specialized in ladies The which opened in late is owned by Michael and McGuire of the Dallas Irma 176 said she was surprised but pleased to get her We got full two weeks she Im sure glad we got Vallejo said she and the other employees did not think they would ever see the The checks were waiting for them at the Comal County Courthouse Wed nesday she They were signed by Rory she After the 33 employees filed a complaint with the Texas Department of Labor and Standards in San The labor office and the District Attorneys office have been investigating the fac torys Larry department division said the returned wages was the result of joint efforts of labor department investigator Bobby Knieski in San Antonio and the District Attorneys office in Comal Kosta said it had not been determined if the investigation was It still remains to be determined whether the closing and delayed payment was a violation of he Were waiting on the decision on whether he wants to Kosta District Attorney Bill Schroeder was out of the and was unavailable for Kosta said that although the wages had been there might still be some Rowcroft quits Community Council Flavin named acting director By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff wrlMr Michele Rowcroft has resigned as executive director of Community Council of South Cen tral Although I will be in and out of the office during November and December as needed to take care of necessary as of I will be out of the office on leave to look for a place to live in Corpus her resignation memo John chairman of the CCSCT Central Board of was notified of Rowcrofts move on She had held the executive position since March John CCSCT deputy was named acting director after Rowcrofts an He said Wednesday that ap plications would be accepted for the position until the 1 I myself am applying for the he adding the salary range had been set at between Flavin wasnt sure exactly how Rowcrofts replacement would be I would think the Executive Committee would screen and make a he Or they may zero in on a small number of and let the Central Board of Directors vote in a The next regular CCSCT Central Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for at the Wilson County Courthouse in New Braunfels Hew Texas HeraldZeitung I OOA DMMMM 1 O THURSDAY November 25 cents 92 229 20 USPS 377880 French jets bomb base A pickup truck came to rest in the brush of FM 1101 after hitting a school bus Wednesday Staff photo by John Senttr Lebanon AP French jets attacked a Shiite Moslem guerrilla base in the Bekaa Valley a day after the Israelis bombed the same area to retaliate for suicide attacks on French and Israeli bases in In the PLO guerrilla mutineers threatened to bomb Yasser Arafats sanctuaries in Tripoli down to the earth unless he But the besieged PLO chief said he would go only if asked by the citys Beirut radio said Arafat or dered his fighters to cease but he said he had no choice but to fight The French Defense Ministry in Paris said Super Etwdard jets from the carrier Cjemenceau hit a military objective east of Baalbek in the Bekaa Valley to prevent new terrorist It said the planes attacked in the afternoon and returned to the Clemenceau with the mission President Francois Mitterrand said on French television Wednesday night that the deaths of 58 French soldiers killed in a suicide attack on their Beirut barracks 23 will not go Moments before the attack on the French another suicide terrorist blew up a Marine command post in killing 239 On yet another suicide terrorist blew up an Israeli command post in killing 29 Israelis and 32 Lebanese The Israelis flew retaliatory raids against the Shiite bases in the Bekaa killing 43 guerrillas according to Lebanese Ahmed who led the assault Wednesday thel drove Arafats loyalists into Tripoli from their last stronghold in the Baddawi refugee All we want at the moment is for Arafat to He warned that if Arafat We shall level all places he frequents in the city down to the We shall not attack but shall bombard him See Page 12A Close call Inside driver escape injury after bus wreck A Comal ISD bus driver and four children escaped serious injury in a near headon collision with a Kraft Home Auto truck on FM 1101 The diesel in its second year of wasnt so Harvey CISDs director of support called the wreck one of the major bus accidents weve had with kids Melvin store manager at Kraft Home said hed sent two trucks on a delivery late Wednesday af One was traveling ahead of the and the second truck had a The driver lost and collided with the Schwarzlose The truck and bus collided driver side to driver Pape The truck almost went underneath the it being so much higher off the The truck skidded until it hit the bus back and wound up in a roadside Schwarzlose My driver said the bus started to flip when the truck hit that back Pape but fortunately that didnt hap The bus George was sent to the emergency groom at McKenna Memorial He was complaining about his but everything checked out No one else was Pape Pape couldnt place a dollar estimate on damage to the school but he could describe The whole back end is out of Theres extensive body damage from front to back on the drivers The front bumper is and the fender which is all fiberglass on these new ones just It the fender is completely The accident happened near the end of Route 9 at approximately We have enough standby buses to pick up this Pape Well just have to use an old bus DEBBIE DaLOACH Amorous reconciliation broken up by unwanted hero in Houston HOUSTON AP A man who thought he was rescuing a woman from an at tacker refused to believe the couple was married and was threatened with burglary charges after kicking in the door of their a prosecutor The who was not was driving by a field Tuesday night when he spotted partially clad woman and a man taking off hs said Assistant District Attorney Clay The wouldbe hero was unaware the couple was married who after reconciling their differences had stopped along the roadside to consummate their decision to Their car turned into a seething passion RawUngs They felt they had to The man stopped and asked the woman if she was all RawUngs Both the husband and wife asked him but the man was still suspicious and decided to follow the couple to the husbands innercity where they had become amorous again on the front Rawlings Rawlings said the man asked a neighbor to help him stop the but the neighbor just looked at the naked couple and thats just The man then went grabbed one of the womans arms and tried to pull her The husband grabbed her other See Page 12A Butler to get DPS hearing in Austin Friday Highway patrolman Robert Butler will plead his case before his superiors in Austin Friday a Department of Public Safety official said David with the DPS public In formation said Butler has a matting with DPS Director James Adama Its incorrect to call it a Hi really jujt a he What he has to say will be and within a week to 10 a final determination will be made on his status with Wells Butler was suspended without pay IB after he failed to obey his Rockport transfer orderThe reason gave for formerly stationed in Comal fought his transfer in 207th District Court for five days before Judge Robert Pfeuffer denied an injunction to block the transfer on Butler was instructed to report to Corpus Christi Charles Gunn on but he did not Today is the day millions of Americans will throw their cigarettes away and begin a life of breathing clean At thats the idea behind the annual Great American Folks all across the country are doing some in teresting things to mark the See Page Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and warm turning fair with increasing clouds late Cloudy Friday turning partly cloudy and warm by Southeasterly winds at 1015 mph decreasing to 510 mph Southerly winds at 1520 mph Sunset will be at and sunrise Friday will be at State Bound The Canyon in the state volleyball tournament for the first time since face an unusual El Campo team in the semifinals in Austins Gregory Gym Friday at How unusual Three of the Ricebirds serve un Page Greyhounds back Greyhounds buses returned to the highways with plenty of protests and few The bus company had been idled for two weeks by a and striking workers let the compnay know what it felt about the move in no uncertain Page STOCKS Krueger indicted for jail escape by Grand Jury Kent Anthony who escaped from the Comal County Jail 22 but was captured three days was among 17 individuals indicted by the Grand Jury Krueger of Box New was serving a 60day sentence for driving with a suspended license when he escaped from the jails exercise He was captured by police in Dun a Dallas and brought back to the Comal County He has been serving out that same 60day sentence but now has a thirddegree felony indictment for escape working against Other indictments returned Wednesday included three for burglary of nonhabitation against Robert Gomez of 602 Douglas Mark Joslin of 2026 Shadow and Everette Rhoden of 1202 West Rhoden was also indicted for unauthorized use of a motor Cheryl Lynn Jackson of 703 San An and Corine Zamorano of 430 San were each indicted for robbery with bodily George Michael Wooley of 3206 Cripple San and Mary Ruth Bell also known as Debbie Bell of 2386 were each indicted for forgery by Juan Vargas of 223 Bergfeld was indicted for burglary of a motor and possession of a controlled substance Others indicted were James Scott Muller of 3811 D Run of the possession of marijuana over four ounces Esther Armstrong of 1165 theft of property by check Brian Varner of San aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon Zeferino Olvera of 168 unlawfully carrying a weapon on licensed Fernando Rodriguez Gomez of Route Box New Driving While Intoxicated subsequent offense Arthur Kent Witcher of 2805 Hunter San aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Mario Valadez of 460 burglary of a habitation and David Williford of Route Box New attempted burglary of a DEBBIE
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