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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 21, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Cheer Fund Donations continue to come in as the Cheer Fund drive heads down the home as eight more contributions were received due to the tremendous response from the the HeraldZeitung will be able to feed 120 local families this far exceeding our original goal for this year of and last years total of The HeraldZeitung chipped in to the pot while William Waechter Hazel Smith Elizabeth Rothaermel and Helen Kelly and Mark Moore food added their Two donors who wish to remain anonymoul gave us and additional That puts us over the mark with a current balance of Of special importance Is the donation from mother of HeraldZeitung reporter Jacqueline who died in an auto accident last We cannot and will not forget and we appreciate your remembering us and Comal County this holiday The drive winds up but you can still bring or nonperishable food items to our office at 186 Castell during regular business hours Monday through You can also mail a monetary con tribution to Post Office Drawer New If you would like to donate food but cant bring it Circulation Manager Don Avery can arrange to have it picked You can call him at We sincerely appreciate your Arson indictment Louisiana man suspected in service station fire By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff writer A West man has been in dicted for in connection with a 20 blaze that destroyed Normans Texaco on High way Everette Rhoden was among 21 in dividuals indicted on 24 felony counts by a Comal County Grand Jury He was arrested 21 for unauthorized use of a motor in connection with a 1957 Chevrolet truck taken from the ser vice station before it Oklahoma resident Charles Dale Brodrick was indicted Tuesday for burglary of a habitation with intent to commit murder and burglary of a habitation with commission of aggravated Police reports indicate broke into a Vista Del Sol apartment at shot and beat its occupant Joni and then shot Michael Anthony of 115 Rodriguez was indicted for kidnapping and kidnappping with intent to sexually in connection with a 19 Police reports indicate the 18yearold female also of New was casually acquainted with who asked her to give him a He forced at knife to drive to a deserted spot on Nacogdoches but she got away with a knife wound to the a few bruises and some cuts and scrapes on her feet and Five indictments on Tuesdays list were reindictments from the 21 Grand Jury Jose Angel Padilla and Genaro Alegria both of Route Box 432H New Guadalupe Patino of 156 West and Domingo Campos and Marcos both of Route Box New were each indicted for criminal mischief over but less than The criminal mischief charges stemmed from an 21 where windows See GRAND Page 11A New Braunfels New Texas HcraldZeitung i hi A OCO n o A WEDNESDAY December 25 cents 92 253 34 Sections USPS 377880 Reagan reaffirms Mideast pledge WASHINGTON AP President asserting his determination to keep Marines in Lebanon as long as they are says he may have made a bad choice of words in suggesting a collapse of the Lebanese government could lead to an early At a yearend news conference dominated by questions on Reagan said Tuesday night that halting American casualties in the divided Middle East country and a continuing economic recovery could make 1984 a better year for But he declared that we cant just turn away from the Middle The president was continuing his emphasis on the region meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Kamal Hassan Calling the Middle East a tinderbox the one place that could start a war that no one Reagan said Marines will be withdrawn as quickly as it possible our The president tempered a declaration made last week that a complete collapse of governmental authority in Lebanon might be reason to bring the troops home and said the remark was not intended to signal an imminent Only a complete change of course in which the troops were no longer wanted or achievement of the goal in Lebanon would bring the troops The goal is an extension of governmental authority and a departure of all foreign forces Israeli and Syrian from the stumbling block still seems to be he Barry among the con servatives who have called for immediate with drawal of the said after the news con ference that he still disagrees with Reagan but if he wants to move his troops where he thats up to him as commander in At the same Goldwater I really believe hes looking for a way to get the Marines out and I think hes found it and I think in a shorter time than we expected the troops will be Goldwater did not It was a chatty president who lingered at the end of the broadcast news his 21st since taking office nearly three years to answer some shouted He said 1983 had been a good year for him except for a lot of phone calls that Ive had to make and some letters to relatives of the more than 250 servicemen killed this year in Lebanon and What could make 1984 better Not making those phone writing those and the continuation of the economic recovery and Im sure it will he He returned to a decorated with six potted red poinssettia to insist that the deployment of the Marines would not be based on political See Page 11A Three hurt in headon crash Three people were taken to Northeast Baptist Hospital after a headon collision at but none were reported to be critically A Schertz ambulance took two men and a all in their to San Antonio from the scene of the crash on IH just north of FM There were two cars one driven by a 21yearold male who suffered multiple lacerations and had a large bump on his said an Emergency Medical Fellers hires new deputies for department By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer Four patrol three jailers and a new dispatcher will join the Comal County Sheriffs Department according to Sheriff Walter The new employees will begin work The new positions were requested by Fellers and approved in the 1984 budget adopted by the Comal County Commissioners Although Fellers would not release the names of the new he said most of the new positions were being hired outside the current jail The new deputies will join the current force of 10 With four estra patrol we can give Coma County better Fellers Noting the exact coverage areas have not been Fellers said the department will put Service The other car was occupied by a couple from The spokesman reported the womans nose was Except for the couple had no obvious but they went to the hospital to make A full report on the handled by local Department of Public Safety was not available at press Inside i j The three will join six current According to the woman will be hired for at barton of the The new dispatcher will Join two fulltime and parttime A firefighter wets down a smoldering couch from the trailer Firefighters search through the remains photos John Senter Heater blamed for Tuesday fire By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Fire Marshal Elroy Friesenhahn blames a kerosene heater for the fire that destroyed a home off Gruene Road Friesenhahn said all the evidence points to a malfunction of the which was built into the mobile The alarm came at Shift captain Robert Partida said his firefighters had the blaze under control less than 10 minutes after they arrived on the But they couldnt save the I think you could say the house was a total Partida The mobile home was one of three rental units See Page 11A No relief insight New cold wave brings more snow to Midwest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Arctic weather already blamed for 36 deaths relented just long enough today to glaze highways from Texas to Indiana with freezing rain that caused wrecks while a new blast of cold sent the mercury in Montana down to 33 below The eastern reaches of a snowstorm that rumbled down from the Rockies today spread through where 10 inches fell by late and South Indiana and Forecasters predicted the snow would probably hit Ohio full strength tonight as it took aim on the Great Lakes It doesnt look too bright for the central United Hugh Crowther of the governments Severe Storms Forecast Center in Kansas said He said the new cold wave would push across the Plains into the Ohio Valley and hang on through the In a small but pesky storm stalled dozens of vehicles Tuesday night in the Willamette dropping only about 2 inches of snow but prompting many calls from people concerned about their kids on their way home from college for said state police Tom PhillipsSchools in Polk County were closed Where snow wasnt a problem Local Storm Watch A winter storm watch is in effect tonight and Thursday Today will be with drizzle and light rain and a high temperature in the Its expected to drop into the upper20s by late with an 80 percent chance of freezing rain and North winds of 510 miles per hour will increase to 1520 Tonight will be cloudy and much with a 60 percent chance of freezing rain mixed with perhaps as much as an Winds will be from the north at 1015 and the low will be in the Thursday will be cloudy and with a 30 percent chance of sleet or snow ending by early and a high near Winds will be from the north at 510 motorists in states along the Rocky Mountains storms southern edge faced treacherous conditions as warm air turned precipitation to rain which froze up again as it hit the Every wrecker in town is doing a good business said a state trooper in The same conditions spread through northern Tennessee and Arkansas on Tuesday night and early An Oklahoma woman died on ice covered Interstate 35 Tuesday night when her car slid across a median and slammed into an oncoming Police closed a 20 mile stretch of 270 from Hartshorn to Wilburton early today when it became In South an Ozark Airlines DC9 jetliner collided with a snow sweeper after landing at Sioux Falls Airport on ripping a wing off the plane and starting a All 82 people aboard the plane escaped injury but the driver of the sweeper was At least 25 records for cold weather fell or were tied with a reading of 24 below zero breaking a 101yearold record of 17 below for the date in The low hit minus 40 in International breaking a record set in while had a low of minus or 12 degrees lower than the record set in And there was no relief in sight as more cold air swept into Montana sending temperatures down to minus 33 in My kingdom for a said a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Great longing for the warm wind that sometimes the West its only relief from winters With winds picking the windchill in Montana could be 60 to 90 below on the forecaster
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