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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 18, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                mo BOX Dollffs ble Greyhound buses back on Comal highways By PATRICIA YZNAQA KING Wire editor Buses began pulling into the local Greyhound Bus terminal on South Seguin Avenue Thursday afternoon with nonunion Dorothy agent for the local said that business was picking up since the terminal re The terminal handles three northbound and three southbound buses per Albrecht said that customers inquired about the companys half price fares across the The offer lasts until The terminal has been closed since the strike Albrecht At Greyhound tried to transport freight on When the Texas Railroad Commission informed Greyhound that freight transportation by trucks under the company name was against the terminal closed for the We all had a Albrecht Greyhound has provided extra security for its passengers during its first phase of Albrecht Each bus has a security guard on and a security vehicle following New Braunfels police are meeting buses at the city limits and escorting them into Albrecht Greyhound did this to make the customers feel more Albrecht The first phase will last seven to 10 she She said agents have not been told what the second phase of business The Greyhound agent said she was disturbed by national news accounts of violence on buses and at terminals in the north and northeast parts of the She said the accounts were unfair to especially to bus riders and employees in There have been no accounts of violence at south and central Texas The local terminal has been quiet since the strike Albrecht said she doesnt anticipate any violence along the south and central Texas It just doesnt happen she The strike began when Greyhound officials and union em ployees failed to agree on a per cent pay New Braunfels New Texas HpraldZeitung FRIDAY November 25 cents 92 230 20 Sections USPS 377880 PLO claims capture of refugee camp Lebanon AP PLO chairman Yasser Arafats loyalists claimed they recaptured the Baddawi refugee camp today in a predawn counterattack on Syrianbacked Palestinian rebels in northern Beirut radio stations The radio reports quoted an un named spokesman for the Palestine Liberation Organization as saying Syrians and PLO rebels fired a barrage of artillery and rockets on residential neighborhoods in the nearby port of Tripoli to avenge the loss of The camp had been Arafats final stronghold in Lebanon until the rebels seized it The claims could not be im mediately In southern the Israeli military command said today that an Israeli soldier was killed and six others wounded when a roadside bomb detonated next to a military convoy Thursday The command said the bomb killed Moshe at the southern entrance to the port city of Reinforcements were brought in to search for the In one radio report said the rebels pounded the four Tripoli neighborhoods where Arafats loyalists maintain positions with 50 shells a The neighborhoods included where Arafat set up his new command headquarters after the fall of Baddawi to the rebels on Wed the Christiancontrolled Voice of Lebanon radio station The other three neighborhoods were Mallouleh and Mina all strongholds of the Islamic Unification militia which has supported Arafat in the 15dayold PLO the station The state radio said the loyalists counterattack was mounted at 3 and within two hours Ajafats sup porters regained control of on the northeastern outskirts of The Voice of Lebanon said suicide units of Arafats loyalists took the hills north and east of the camp and then moved into In a French army position was fired at Thursday by bazooka armed assailants but sustained no The attack apparently was in retaliation for French air raids earlier in the day on Shiite Moslem guerrillas holed up in a barracks and a hotel in eastern Lebanons Bekaa Lebanese police said at least 39 people were killed and 150 wounded in the raids on camps of the proIranian which were staged in reprisal for the recent suicide truck bombing attacks on and Israeli peacekeeping FM 3009 extension gets state OK By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer A Comal County highway project to extend FM 3009 recently was authorized as a result of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation Committees approval of the 198384 Farm to Market Bob the departments supervising resident engineer in New said the road will extend from FM 1863 north for miles to State Highway This will serve a large area of the county and provide a needed tie between two major tourist Canyon Lake and Natural Bridge The proposed project has been a top priority project of the Comal County Commissioners Court for a number of Hasert This project is the departments next priority after finishing plans on Loop Hasert said the site for FM 3009s extension still needs to be but surveyors wont be sent out until after hunting Plans should be put together by early Hasert with construction beginning in late sum The actual construction should take 1215 Its really hard to predict a certain day that well be finished on Hasert The early cost which includes engineering is The road will be a twocore surface of liquid asphalt with stone chips It will be two 12foot lanes with one bridge crossing the Comal Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Aspiring photographer Youngsters like threeyearold Ashley Preiss are usually seen from the other end of the but Ashley reverses the roles as she eyes her subject through the lens of her toy She was taking her pictures at Mission Valley Bowling Club on Highway Firm now a Pepper NEW YORK AP Analysts in the softdrink industry say that Dr Pepper approval of a million takeover offer from an in vestment firm should help the com pany survive in an increasingly competitive Forstmann Little has agreed to pay stockholders cash for each of million outstanding shares of Dr Pepper in the which will allow top management of the Dallasbased soft drink manufacturer to remain in place and keep the company Officials of Forstmann Little bring money to Dr said Jesse whose Beverage Digest newsletter is an industry Theres got to be a lot of joy in Dallas on Mockingbird location of the companys Meyers said Forstmann established in is unlikely to in terfere with operations of Dr whose board of directors approved the takeover bid They will absolutely encourage management to do the things they do well and just give them financial advice when he Most analysts believe the sale will help Dr Pepper gain the muscle it must have to The company has been losing ground as diet and no caffeine drinks grab an ever increasing share of the The agreement must be ratified by the companys stockholders and is subject to other Forstmann Little said it would invest about million in the Dr Pepper Forstmann Little said it had letters of commitment from five commercial banks for unsecured loans to pay the balance of the purchase Dr Peppers stock was frozen Wednesday at a share when trading was halted on the New York Stock Exchange pending the direc tors In early trading the stock rose a share to Only one day the in vestment company announced a million takeover of Topps Chewing Gum Brian a general partner of Forstmann said the senior management of Dr Pepper would be offered a chance to buy an interest in a corporation to be created by For stmann Little as a means of absorbing Dr Speculation that the softdrink producer was considering a buyout offer stemmed from its an nouncement in September that it had hired Lazard Freres as its financial adviser and exclusive Together with the Canada Dry which it bought last year from Norton Simon for Dr Pepper has 9 percent of the domestic soft drink That makes it the thirdlargest producer after Coca Cola and Pepsico Dr Pepper has 12 companyowned operations in this more than bottlers and about em Last month the company reported that thirdquarter profits rose threefold to million on million in Shared garage mulled priority chief concerns By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Its an innovative concept that might Representatives from five entities New Braunfels Comal New Braunfels and local city and county governments gathered at the Chamber Honors Hall Thursday night to mull over a joint vehicular maintenance center Each operates its own vehicle maintenance At least three of them have outgrown present facilities and are looking to Since theres a common we thought we should take a look at building a combination unit that may be more efficient and save Gene Rutherford of T One Architects In narrating his prefeasibility Rutherford touched on sbme benefits of Assets would include land and Thered be more quality control something probably none of the five entities have Purchasing possibilities include cost advantages on parts and inventory and parts he In vehicle performance if done can eliminate any major Contract maintenance could be and mobile service teams could be Rutherford described mobile service units as a small garage in the back of a These units currently work in Dallas very ef he A yearold profile of each entity showed different areas of and a combined total of 343 including light equipment and CISD and NBISD have service vehicles and mobile units to keep Comal County has service and mobile units and sheriff and law enforcement vehicles to The Utilities has mobile service equipment and service while the city has the fire public parks police and mobile units to Proper management would be the key to Rutherford said in outlining a priority work The heavy use period for most of these vehicles occurs from 7 to 3 so the best service time would be You could work a split See Page 12A Local MADD officials praise Wurstfest in wake of 1983 festival Inside ByDYANNE FRY Staff writer The Mothers Against Drunk Drivers think Wurstfest security was very good this and they intend to say so in an official letter to the Wurstfest The Comal County chapter took the vote at its Wednesday Everybody here said they thought Wurstfest did a real good said president John No alcoholrelated traffic deaths were recorded during this years That statement couldnt have been made in when four members of the Ruben family were killed or in when three people died in traffic accidents on the first weekend of the MADD isnt basing its whole program on fatality Reynolds thinks the overall atmosphere of the festival was better this I was there most every and I saw very few people that I would consider who would be he told the It seemed like a different group of people this Department of Public Safety Bob Holder made a similar comment last The story from MADDs state office was a little Texas president Marinelle Timmons visited along with Bexar County president Suzanne Hildebrand and a handful of other on the second Saturday of Im pleased that we had no traffic she Regarding the general tone of the Timmons I dont really have anything to compare it because I hadnt been there But I have to say that I saw a lot of underage people I saw kids walking around all drinking beer out of she They told us they were reducing the size of the but here were these people drinking out of Timmons told the HeraldZeitung that she did not go into the Wursthalle that she and Hildebrand spent most of their time in the Marktplatz and around the beer Wurstfest official Tom Purdum was glad See Page 12A Todays Weather Today will be partly cloudy and with southeast winds at 1520 miles per hour and Cloudiness will increase while winds diminish to 1015 Saturday will be with a 30 percent chance of turning cloudier and cooler by Winds will shift to the blowing 1520 mph and gust The high is expected to be in the Sunset today will be at and sunrise Saturday at Playoff Time Its a big day for two Comal County high school as the Canyon Cougarettes are playing in the state volleyball tournament in Austin this while the New Braunfels Unicorns head to San Antonio tonight for a bidistrict football contest with Carrizo See Page Stunned Royals Willie Jerry Martin and Willie Aikens became the first three active major league ballplayers sentenced to jail on drug possession charges All three will be sent to a federal prison in Fort Worth after receiving threemonth See Page 9A RELIGIOUS SPORTS TV   

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