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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 7, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                45 Cheer Fund For the second the HeraldZeitung will its Cheer Fund food drive to help feed needy families this As mentioned we are accepting or nonperishable food The goal is provide a Christmas dinner to local families who might not have one without your You can bring contributions both money or food items to our offices at 186 Cartel or mail a monetary contribution to PO Mew Nwnei of con tributors will be published daily in the Herald PickUfcof donated food items Can be made by conticting Circulation Manager Don We received several new donations They include and Ken Anonymous Clara Ken and Carol goods That raises our balance to We ap preciate your And so will some needy local family this Christmas Fatal wreck Two women killed when car strikes tree By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Two women in their early one from Canyon Lake and the other from were killed early Tuesday in a onecar crash in Medina Laura Annette of Canyon was dead on arrival at San Antonios Methodist Hospital at Her 21yearold Kimberley Coor was pronounced dead at the scene of the miles north of San Geronimo on Texas Texas Highway Trooper Wesley Scott thinks the accident occurred at ap proximately 3 It was reported to authorities at when a passing driver discovered the As near as we can the women were traveling south on at a very high rate of and tried to negotiate a fairly sharp curve to the said who works out of The car ap parently didnt make the went off the road to the and then went out of skidding across the roadway and hitting a tree on the left The first impact just broke the car in Scott The vehicle then swung around and hit a second throwing both women Kubenka was prounounced dead at the scene at by Justice of the Peace of Medina Masuccio was taken to Methodist by the Bandera County Emergency Medical and was pronounced dead on Scott said the accident occurred nor theast of where Texas 16 takes a threemile cut across the tip end of the The fatal curve bears a warning recommending 40 miles per hour as the maximum safe he Masuccio was a junior student at See Page ISA New Braunfels HeraldZeltung WEDNESDAY 1983 25 cents New Texas 92 243 34 Sections USPS 377880 Planes collide death toll 104 Clear as a bell Lone Star kindergarten students from left Carlos de la Jesse Verustei and Alfredo Ayala scamper home after hearing the school bell to play in the Staff photo by John Senter sunny weather Tuesday The cool weather continued as temperatures dropped to freezing in earlymorning Spain AP Two Spanish jetliners collided in heavy fog today as they accelerated to take off from touching off a fiery blast and killing all 42 aboard one plane and 62 on the Transportation Minister Enrique Baron Airline officials said the accident was similar to the 1977 Canary Islands disaster in which two jumbo jets collided on the ground in heavy killing 582 The planes involved today were an Iberian Air Lanes Boeing said to be going about 100 and a DC9 of a domestic airliner hit near the fuel killing all First estimates from civil defense officials were that about half of the 93 people aboard the 727 were One of the 727 Luigi said Iberia pilot Carlos Lopez who also sur told him he saw the DC9 approaching but it was too late to do He said Lopez Barranco apparently tried to speed up the takeoff of the 727 to avoid the collision and got the planes nose far enough up in the air to allow those in the front to avoid the effect of the impact and to slide out through the emergency The accident occurred 10 days after a Colombian jumbo jet crashed near killing 181 of the 192 people The 727 involved in todays crash was on its way to Rome with 84 passengers and nine crew members Fortytwo of the passengers on the 727 were Japanese on a tour of The DC9 carried 37 passengers and five crew and was on its way to Santander in northern There was no official word on the cause of the but Iberia and airport sources said the collision occurred as one or both airliners were accelerating in preparation for Sources said they believed the Boeing 727 was traveling about 100 The DC9 was said to be destroyed in the crash and ensuing explosion and its wreckage scattered over more than a All we can see is a mass of seats and screams coming from all said one radio reporter Several hours after the collision hundreds of rescuers were seen combing through the steaming wrapping parts of bodies in gray plaid Transport Minister Enrique who controls commercial aviation in left a session of the Cabinet and went to the Barajas Airport was closed to all incoming traffic today because of the A number of flights were diverted to other Spanish but some outgoing traffic was permitted to take An hour after the EST visibility at the airport was reportedly less than 130 See Page ISA Subdivision boat ramps may be removed By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Several boat ramps in subdivisions arounci Canyon Lake could be closed soon an agreement cannot be reached between county officials and the Army Corps of issued to Comal County by Corps for the ramp in Canyon LakejVillage will expire and prospects are not good for its Canyon Reservoir Manager Phil Parsley said that if the permit is not he will have to close the ranjp in the Pending further at the nearest time available I will have to send a crew to close off the and area to vehicular and the Corps will require the county to remove all improvements and restore the area to as near its natural state as Parsley When the agreements were it was understood that when the license the ramps would be he Another permit is scheduled to expire on in Canyon Lake Village This ramp is where four members of the David Saks family drowned when a car was driven down the ramp into the A related multimillion dollar lawsuit is pending against the county and the When asked if this lawsuit was the reason for the countys reluctance to renew the County Judge Fred Clark This case illustrates the but it is not the sole motivating If it had been up to I doubt we would have ever entered into these said explaining that he feels the leases are not ad vantageous to the Of hindsight gives us all kinds of information and he Clark said the permits are not beneficial to the county because the county accepts full Clark plans to schedule a workshop before the first permit expires for county commissioners and will invite the Corps to Were leaning towards not renewing any of but I did want to have a meeting in Clark He said he doesnt think the government will agree to any changes regarding Under the current lease the county has agreed to waive its statuatory liability limitation and agreed to hold the Corps harmless for any Under the counties in Texas are limited to liability per in dividual and per Clark I would rather take the political heat than allow the taxpayers to have this kind of Clark The county initially was acting as a conduit since the federal govern ment cannot enter into leases with individual the judge Those ramps are The Corps will have to be the ones to deny If they want to close them thats their Clark Parsley said he hopes the workshop will be held very Were run ning tight on Two public entities are going to have a hard time deciding on anything in one he I dont think the Corps would have any authority to limit liability to any licensee or Parsley But on a positive I think the state legislature has or would limit their The Corps does not have any option but to use standard he Parsley said that the county initially asked for permits for the and the federal government has a hold harmless clause in all of its All of our concessionnaires such as marinas are required to have a certain amount of insurance and above they can be sued for Parsley He said The permits are for five although a few have varied and that most of them have been renewed at least If the permits are not residents and visitors alike will be denied access to the lake via boat ramps in all public boat ramps in parks operated by the Corps will remain Parsley Park with bear essentials gets approval from planners It will take a zoning change to get Jellystone Park a mobile home development complete with a statue of the cartoon character Yogi Bear onto Ruekle and the Planning and Zoning Com mission recommended he change Bill Steubirig of Garden Ridge wants to buy a 21 acre tract of land and build a high quality mobile home and RV park It will be Leisure Systems built on a Yogi Bear Preliminary plans include a large statue of the HannaBarbera who inhabited a place called Jellystone Park in the at the parks Steubing also plans to build a permanent house on the and live there as owner and We want to run a firstclass he If Im going to live its going to have to The proposed site is on the northeast side of Ruekle approximately 350 feet off IH That land is now zoned for singleand twofamily See Page 13A NBISD teachers get early present By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer New Braunfels ISO employees may think Santa come a little Thanks to trustees unanimous vote employees will receive a onetime salary sup plement right in time for the holiday shopping All professional personnel will receive while employees will receive The supplement will be given in a seperate check during It the total amount given in salaries will be just slightly under Assistant Superintendent Lonnie Curtis The supplement is a result of a vetoed salary in crease in We did not recommend an increase at that See Page ISA Inside Todays Weather This afternoon will be sunny and with a high in the Tonight will be clear and but not as cold as Tuesday with a high in the Thursday will be sunny and mild by and some clouds are expected by Sunset today will be at and sunrise Thursday at Black day Tuesday was not a day that will go down in Comal County basketball All of the local basketball teams in action last night Details in STOCKS TV Informant describes method as drug trial opens By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A local who worked with two Department of Public Safety narcotics agents to clean up this testified against Alfred Gonzales Ortiz Tuesday Accused of delivery of metham Ortiz is the first of over 30 persons arrested in the big Comal County drug bust in July to be tried by a jury Gregory Butch the states key told the jury that he was introduced to crank the street name for methamphetamine at age Ive been dirty like an alcoholic who cant get rid of the he Even DPS worked a deal with who had been busted on an assault I got paid for every case I and they dropped the assault Thomas I knew the drug traffic in this and I knew my stepchildren would eventually get strung So I tried to clean up this town a His approach was I knew all of They all sold so Id just Thomas His testimony Tuesday involved an alleged purchase of oneeighth of an ounce of set up by Thomas said the purchase price was We stopped at the corner of Hackberry and Ortiz got out of the talked to some other guys in the they went to the and Ortiz brother and I drove Thomas Thomas normal procedure was to taste the dope before handing over the But Ortiz told me that wasnt He said Id have to trust We drove around the and Ortiz was in the yard in front of the We drove to the front of the Ortiz got in the He you were worried about Pile UA   

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