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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 22, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Remembering a dark day in America Reagan joins Kennedys at memorial service I Locals remember hearing grim news from Dallas WASHINGTON AP On this 20th anniversary of that dreadful day in the family that bears his heritage gathered to pray for the memory of John Kennedy at his in his church and in his Massachusetts President Reagan joined the observance at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic where Archbishop James Hickey said of the hopes he raised are still in our The assassinated presidents five days short of her 26th birthday read passages from her fathers Other family including Kennedys Eunice took part in the memorial The very public Kennedy family and some close friends made a very private visit to the presidents grave in Arlington National Cemetery at before the gates opened to the They scattered yellow and white roses before the plaque that bears the legend John Fitzgerald Soon the flowers were joined by wreaths and bouquets brought by some 50 people who had waited for the cemetery to One was Theresa Fitzpatrick who said she worked for Edward for 11 years as governess to his He meant so much to she He had a great love for his Irish We wanted to come today to remember him in dance and With her were four See Page 14 ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer Three shots fired in Dallas on stunned a whole 20 years New Braunfels community leaders can still hear the Bob Democratic candidate for the got word of President John Kennedys assassination from the other side of the Atlantic He was in finishing up graduate study at Oxford The news flash came over the TV in his hotel at 5 or 6 London And then the TV went I went out to the which had a and heard the remainder of the Krueger When he went back into the he found his landlady in She we just dont know what to It was 3 or 4 for City Councilmember Valdemar who at the time was stationed at a military base in I woke up early that morning to listen to the ArmyNavy game I think thats what it was the first thing I heard was the announcer saying that President Kennedy had been He woke his family with the and got to work by 7 Armed forces on the island were placed on alert for the next two or three but Espinoza mostly remembers being in a state of See Page 14 New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeltung 232 14 Pages TUESDAY November 25 cents USPS 377880 Kraft killed in crash By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer A prominent New Braunfels businessman was killed Sunday in an auto accident near Harold who operated Kraft Home and Auto with his father on West San Antonio died Sunday afternoon when his truck was struck at the intersection of Highway 78 and FM Driving a 1978 Toyota of Box was southbound on FM He stopped at the roads intersection with Highway but then pulled into the path of a 1982 Chevy truck driven by Warren Eli of San Koenigs which was westbound on FM struck the drivers side door of Krafts Kraft was pronounced dead at the No inquest has been held on the cause of the Koenig was treated at the ac cidents site and Krafts body will lie in state at Zoeller Funeral Home until Kraft Home and Auto will close at 1 Wednesday for the Rosary will be said tonight at at Zoeller Funeral Funeral service will be at 3 Wednesday at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church with burial to follow at the churchs Father Thomas McSwiggen will Kraft was born 1945 in San Antonio to Harold and Clara nee Stautzenberger He married Carolyn Bryant in Bandera on July See Page 2 Chemical abuse program formed By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Its not too late to put on a and join forces with the Comal Chemical Abuse About 35 enthusiastic people faced the initial task organization Monday searching out a name and setting major priorities of youth and parental awareness of chemical abuse in Comal The CCAP movement is a springboard of the Chemical a twopart television series broadcast in early November on drug and alcohol abuse among young people CCAP Chairman Dennis Rhoads was disappointed in Monday nights but not enough to give From all the calls I got last all the moral support I Icon sider this a very poor he I want to make Comal County as chemical free as and we will have to fight denial and resistance to get Lin the Lions Club Coor dinator of the Texans War on explained the organization Therell be a crosssection of the community represented on the blue ribbon panel of district and county and representatives from each major community Rose The panel will be a and not a Then we have a the task force and task forces underneath to attack certain he Two task forces were formed at Monday nights meeting at Cross Named as temporary chairperson of the parental awareness task force was Allene New Braunfels Police Chief Burney Boeck took on temporary chairperson duties for the youth awareness task which will also include coordination with local school The name CCAP was Roses We have to have a name to get a tax a and our non profit Rhoads Its not very often that an organization has money to work with so but thanks to the New Braunfels Middle School PTA and carryover rom the Chemical People town we have about available to us at the present The meeting almost stalled without any task forces formed at But Rhoads and counselor Judy Kovacs Long kept the spark We need more people to ac complish someone Its better to have 30 concerned parents than it is to sit on our say nothing and wait for 300 to show Rhoads We should have See Page 14 Christmas season Staff photo by Cindy Richardson New firm may manage airport its We havent even had Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations are springing up That goes for New Braunfels as as Christmas decorations went up in Main Plaza thanks to a little highlevel work from New Braunfels Utilities employees in bucket A San Antoniobased firm wants to take over New Braunfels airport and build it up to a bigger The present and the municipal airport advisory are all for letting it The advisory board met Monday and unanimously recommended that New Braunfels Aero Service be allowed to sublease all its airport holdings to Engine Components of San ECI executives say they would continue ail the services now offered at the including the Windjammer Theyd also get a chance to expand their own which right now consists mostly of repairing aviation engines and manufacturing Frank Adams of New Braunfels Aero plans to remain very close to the collect the fees and See Page 14 Friendly enemies Doggett agree on but not on defense Lloyd Doggett By PATRICIA YZNAGAKING Wire editor State Lloyd Doggett and for mer Ambassador Bob Krueger share a similar concern the waste of human The men spoke to an enthusiastic crowd Monday night at the Crystal The forum was sponsored by the MexicanAmerican Democrats of New The both candidates for the Senate in the May Democratic admitted that they are allies of Our differences are not Doggett told the He said that the candidates would be measured on how we would and how we would perform in the Doggett and Krueger agreed on the basic issues of their They were both adamant about the im portance of education and its role in the future of Texas and the When I think first of public I think first of providing public education in the state that I want for my Doggett Doggett stressed the need on the state level for special education programs to aid the He attacked the Reagan ad ministration for cutting funds for Aid the Doggett is as important as civil rights are to the people who have been denied the chance for an he All students who have a handicap deserve an he I also that had it not been for the help of my I would not have been able to go all the way in public he Krueger pointed his remarks about education to the local and national New Braunfels is proud of the fact that we were the first town in the state of Texas to have a taxsupported school Krueger We have a strong commitment to Krueger spoke of his decision to enter the academic world instead of working in his fathers business in New I wanted to use my life in a par ticular way that would help people develop their full he Krueger quoted Kennedy as saying that we America are a nation of I wanted to be a part of that government that had done all it could to develop the uniqueness of its Krueger See Page 14 Bob Krueger Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly humid and un seasonably warm turning cooler and mostly cloudy Decreasing clouds and cooler There will be a 20 percent chance of thundershowers Thursday Paper Early The HeraldZeitung will be publishing a morning edition on Thanksgiving Our circulation department will be open until 10 for subscribers to call in case they miss their The Herald business office will be closed Thanksgiving PUBLIC STOCKS Suhr receives Presidents Award A surprised Helgard Frank Suhr received a Presidents Award for her dedicated community service at the Chamber of Commerce board of directors meeting The Chamber is honoring you for your deep interest and enthusiastic support to those activities that have helped preserve the customs and even the language of the early German pioneers who settled this Chamber president Suhrs translation of documents and records for the Sophienburg Memorial Museum her strong leadership in the local GermanAmerican Society and the and her vice chairmanship of the Chambers 1983 Heritage Exhibit were also cited by You are an independent thinker with creative ideas and your support and cooperative attitude when ser ving on a team should be an example for other Seay con Suhr made no she said to You said I was a good But I think in so Im not a very good Suhr will receive a plaque at the annual Chamber banquet along with retired Chief Master Sergeant Emilio Serrano of Randolph Air Force Seay presented a Presidents Award in community service to Serrano in June for his cooperation with the Chambers Airman of the Quarter In his report on the 1963 Heritage Chairman Bill King told Chamber directors that total at tendance was up percent over last We also had a 34 percent increase in the number of high school students attending the exhibit from 22 high schools around the King He ended with this sobering thought The first planning meeting for the 1984 Heritage Exhibit comes up within 90 Directors also authorized Frank Suhr to proceed on an informal basis a possible partnership between New Braunfels and South The partnership would be similar to the existing one with Craig Sagebiel said more sponsors See Page 14   

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