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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 29, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Hit oh happy with progress in city department fANNE FRY ritor it comes to managing the building the president of the New ifels Builders Association believes City I Intentions are link the department is a lot better Inow than it has been in the past even with the said Jerome responding to questions raised in a story published in Wednesdays He knows the department has been short handed these past ever since building inspector Dan Montrose resigned in That leaves just one inspector to make the Schuetz conceded that some contractors may have gotten impatient waiting for him to come when called but hes sure the city will hire another inspector as soon as The new truck is he In City Council approved the purchase of a second inspection vehicle to improve the efficiency of the The truck has been ordered through John Kenagy Motor and should be here by early city officials Schuetz admitted the builders association had been less than satisfied with the city department in the For a we felt as if we were being treated like he we have a liaison committee that works with the Theyve made strides in trying to work with us on our He urged individual builders to bring their complaints to the which can launch an organized effort for corrective Thats what the builders association is he Its taken us a long time to get where we into a workingtalking relationship with the Id hate to destroy any ground work weve said New Braunfels Texas HapaldZeltung 259 14 Pages THURSDAY December 25 cents USPS 377880 changes Respite critical report 1 WASHINGTON AP President spokesman says policy t toward wartorn Lebanon will not be Vt changed even though a Pentagon com mission said an urgent need for reassessment exists in the wake of the J suicide attack that killed 241 ser vicemen last While the Pentagon released publicly stopped short of calling for the withdrawal of American Democratic presidential hopefuls were more Gary a candidate for the Democratic presidential called the report a harsh and critical and i objective evaluation of a failed When Congress reconvenes in a he he will try to force an early with drawal of the Another Democratic presidential Ernest said the report shows the Marines safety was not given a high priority and their mission was not properly defined and he called anew for their Former Vice President Walter another Democrat seeking the presidential did not issue a but a spokesman said he believes the Marine mission was poorly While the commission headed by retired Robert Long was critical of intelligence and senior officers responsible for the safety of the it also said their mission in Lebanon was so badly defined that officers were unable to agree While the commission was critical of intelligence and senior officers responsible for the safety of the it also said their mission in Lebanon was so badly defined that officers were unable to agree on what it on what it The Marines were sent to the Mideast nation in September 1982 as part of a four nation peacekeeping force to be a presence in support of the Lebanese governments attempts to gain control over the the report But that military role expanded even as initial conditions had dramatically putting the Marines in the panel It concluded that there is an urgent need for reassessment of alternative means to achieve objectives in Lebanon and at the same time reduce the risk to the multinational In Los Larry President Reagans answered theres none at the moment when asked about a possible change in He also argued that the commission members were talking from a military standpoint and noted that the commission didnt consider the administrations diplomatic In addition to questioning the the commission that commanders made a mistake by putting more than 350 Marines a quarter of the contingent into a single the rules of engagement which say when a soldier can the medical care given the Peace talk in Israel TEL Israel AP The first senior Egyptian official to visit Israel in more than a year arrived today for what he said was an effort to speed up the peace process in the Middle Safi an assistant secretary of state for foreign was scheduled to talk with Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir and top Foreign Ministry AbdelHamid said he had come to discuss points of mutual interest in order to enhance and speed up the His visit followed last months trip to Egypt by David Kimchey director general of Israels Foreign Moshe Israels ambassador to said he believed that by such direct contacts we will be able to advance and improve relations between Israel and Power outage hits portion of New Braunfels By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer High winds caused an electrical outage Wednesday afternoon that left almost 200 people without power for about 30 Everything from Academy to Coll on San Antonio to Whites Mill from the railroad tracks to Santa Clara was Frank New Braunfels Utilities electrical distribution said The 4 outage was caused by high Panebianco Some feeder line wires were blown together and shorted he We had to repair the conductor at the end of Academy but between 150200 people were without power for about 30 Beach Boys drummer drowns after dive MARINA DEL AP Beach Boys drummer Dennis whose California rock V roll brainchild took America on a 20year musical Surfin1 appeared to be clowning when he dove off a boat and a friend an avid surfer who gave the band its did not come up after diving in 12 feet of water at a yacht slip said boat owner Bill the friend Wilson was I saw some bubbles come said who was on the boat with two other He popped up and waved his I saw his body slip I thought he was I knew he had to come up for some Wilsons body was recovered by the Harbor Patrol 50 minutes after he An autopsy was scheduled for said Bill spokesman for the Los Angeles County coroners It was Wilson who first noticed Californias surfing craze and talked the other members of the group into changing their name from Carl and the Passions to the Beach Boys in Made up of his brothers Brian and cousin Mike Love and Al the Beach Boys turned out 35 15 of them Among their hits were Good Surfin1 USA and California harmonyheavy tributes to languid summer youthful bikinied beachgoers and the perfect Earlier this Interior Secretary James Watt touched off a storm of protest from fans in cluding first lady Nancy Reagan and Vice President George Bush when he banned the Beach Boys and other rock groups from the July Fourth celebration in In the group played Independence Day in Atlantic Though the Beach Boys recent songs never matched the popularity of such 60s hits as Help Catch a Little Surfer nostaligic fans continued to pack into concerts and buy their Their most recent Endless Summer and 15 Big sold over 2 million and 1 million Nicky who lives on houseboat near where Wilson went said Wilson talked with her and her family a few hours before he She said he was in a good mood and had told her he was diving for old chairs and He was a very likeable person and very she Oster described Wilson as hard headed a real He was always having a good He said the who also sang and played liked to scrpunge around the harbor bottom for old rope and boat He was so vibrant and He was a very sensitive Everybody loved said Elliot a road manager for the said today from his Orange County Inside Todays Weather The Comal County forecast calls for clear and very cold today with a high or slightly below A lake wind advisory will be in effect this afternoon because of northerly winds at 1525 rnph Continuing clear and cold tonight and Friday with light northeast Forecast for the New Years weekend calls for mostly cloudy and riot so Sunset tonight will be at with sunrise Friday it 7 25 Peach Pits Lagging attendance may cost Atlantas Peach Bowl its NCAA sanction this season unless almost tickets can be sold for Fridays The game kicks off a long weekend of football Page 8 Israeli Fears A sharp increase in guerrilla attacks in southern Lebanon has left the Israeli army in a virtual state of and military commanders are looking for ways to cut their Page Enough already Already devastated by a Christmas cold wave which froze their crops on the Texas citrus growers are bracing for another cold snap this water gushed from broken pipes across the thanks to a brief thaw SM CANYON LAKE 7 1012 13 CRQSSWQRP 13 DEARABBY 10 HOROSCOPE VM M Staff photo by Dave Kramer A fireman aims at flames inside the Pit Stop on Walnut at IH 35 Fire hits service station Fire broke out at the Freeway Pit Stop Wednesday but stopped short of the gasoline Fire Chief Jack Wilson said damage was confined to the storage area of the Texaco located at 1122 IH 35 A shortcircuited extension cord is believed to be the cause of the Four trucks reported to the scene after tha alarm was called in at Wilson said the station was open when the fire but the attendant on duty didnt put in the It was the funniest She called another and they called the chief It didnt take long to bring the fire under and no one was The last truck left the Pit Stop at Department officials returned to the scene Thursday morning to make a more thorough check and get damage Its so hard to do things at night up Wilson DYANNEFRY Compromise moves Wurstfest suit from Bexar to Hays County The negligence suit filed in November against the Wurstfest Association and William Dale Savage has been moved on a change of venue from Bexar to Hays Call it a Savages attorney Rick Woods said Improperly filed in Bexar County to begin the suit should have been filed in Comal Attorney Ruben Sandoval wouldnt go for so it came down to Hays or and Hays won Savage was stationed at Fort Sam Houston as an Army when he killed four members of the Ruben Sauceda family on Highway 81 the opening weekend of Wurstfest Fort Sam Houston officials gave Savage a discharge under honorable conditions on 14 of this Hays and Guadalupe County came into the pic Woods because Savage was living in San Marcos but has since moved to Woods said he wasnt sure what Savage was doing then Its something like installing garage Tom executive secretary for the Wurst fest said Thursday no one had told him why Sandoval wouldnt agree to Comal I just know he didnt want it Purdum I just know he Sandoval didnt want it probably because he might get an honest But it certainly wouldnt be what hed want to Tom probably because he might get an honest But it certainly wouldnt be what hed want to In what he called a Sandoval filed the suit in a Bexar County district court one day before Wurstfest 1983 The suit charges that Wurstfest Association was negligent in allowing Savage to consume an excessive amount of beer at the Germanstyle celebration on Savage and the Wurstfest Association are named as Sandoval is seeking unspecified damages to cover funeral and medical expenses and mental anguish for the Ruben Sauceda See Page 14   

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