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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 6, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas CAMRMGN Election Page 2A New Braunfels Tuesday November New Texas 25 Cents 16 Pages2 Sections Candidates wait By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Americans voted today after final campaign appeals in which President Reagan asked for renewal of his conservative saying our work is not while challenger Walter Mondale defined the election as a choice between decency and self Forecasts were that more than 90 million people would cast and opinion polls were unanimous in predicting that a solid majority would give the Republican president a second fouryear There was rain in the Northwest and along parts of the East but the forecast was for good weather for much of the Early voter turnout was described as fairly heavy in several Midwestern and Southern Mondale and the vice presidential candidates Republican George Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro were among the early voters Reagan was voting later in Mondale and his family were up early to vote just after the polls opened at the North Oaks Recreation Center on a sunny Minnesota He merely said good morning to but son Theodore Weve taken an early lead in North Bush and his stood in line for 17 minutes in while Ferraro voted in her neigh borhood in were very she told Were going to prove the pollsters She flashed a thumbs up Frank Fahrenkopf the Republican national told a businessmens forum in Washington that the OOPs latest com pleted Monday showed Reagan Dixville Notch likes Reagan DIXVILLE AP Dixville Notch voters havent always been a bellwether of presidential but 29 of them followed the polls early this morning and gave President Reagan his first votes of the 1984 One person gave Democrat Walter Mondale his support in the traditional midnight State Republicans dreams of a victory sweep party got off to a rousing start with Dixville voters giving John Gordon and Judd Gregg similar Dixville located in extreme northern New is a community whose main resources are a rubber company and a resort The number of voters hovers around two usually more vote in the states earliestinthenation presidential primary in February when the hotel is busier with ski Republicans usually out number Democrats The community incorporated Only for the purposes of voting and has been casting the nations first ballots since the early Before Dixville Notch voters competed with those in a yet smaller White Moun tains Harts with a 20 percent Weve got a shot at 50 he but added that Mondale could win five or six He did not name Former President Jimmy Carter was another early voter See Page 8A Waiting to vote The line was outside the door this morning at Faith United Church of Christ Heavy turnout m A Comal polling places draw big early crowds By DANA STELL Staff writer As was people are turning out in record numbers to cast their votes in todays general Poll workers say the which formed before the booths opened at 7 have been long all Its been a pretty steady said Virgil election judge at Canyon High precinct Theyve been lined up since before Twentythree persons had cast their ballots at Canyon High School by this morning and by about 190 had done Earlymorning long lines snaked out the doors and down sidewalks at Faith United Church of Christ precinct Some voters at Cross Lutheran Church activities center i precinct 2 arrived at the polls at In the lines are a mile said election judge LaVerne Theyre still said who reported that 450 persons in that community had voted by A steady attendance by voters on the west end amounted to 127 votes by this mor according to election judge Pat Her nandez at Lone Star precinct He said a total of 255 persons voted in the May Even precincts with traditionally low turnout have experienced a rush today Dolly election judge at precinct 5 Bracken Fire Station i reported that 310 persons had voted by In the 1980 general a total of 640 persons in the Bracken and Garden Ridge area And at this morning at Smithson Valley 91 persons had voted and the turnout there is unusual for this said election judge Donna Voting continues today until 7 in the 23 Comal County election Inside Water Watch Comal 162 cfs up 3 Canyon Lake cfs down 59 Canyon Dam cfs same Edwards down Canyon Lake down Todays Weather Its going to be sunny and pleasant again today with high in the low becoming fair and cool tonight with a low in the lower Yesterdays high was 78 and this mornings lew was Sunset tonight will be at and tomorrows sunrise will be at South African Riots At least six blacks were killed today as police tried to break up protests in segregate townships near Johannesburg and the Pretoria jun the second day of strike supported by hundreds of thousands of Uacji workers and flashes brought Me IwtHiay casualty toll to II at least 10 injured and 40 arrested in Transvaal the CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DiARABBY HOROSCOPE OPINIONS SPOUTS STOCKS TV LISTINGS Two killed San Carrollton man killed in area accidents By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer An 86yearold San Antonio man was killed and an Adkins woman injured in a threecar accident at FM 1604 and Bulverde Road Monday Thomas Newton was pronounced dead at Brooke Army Medical Center at Carolyn of Adkins was treated and released at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio for super ficial head It was the second area fatality wreck in two A Carrollton man was killed in a motorcycle mishap Sunday on FM A Department of Public Safety spokeswoman said Johnson was driving a 1976 Oldsmobile west on FM 1604 when he turned in front of Bradfords 1981 Ford traveling east on After colliding with the Johnsons with its wheels locked in a turn made a 360 degree turn and collided with the left rear of a 1983 Chevrolet truck traveling behind the The spokesman added that truck driver Raymond Torres of Kingsbury was not injured in the The threecar accident was investigated by Bexar County DPS troopers George Cisneros and Leroy Johnsons body was taken to the Bexar County Medical Examiners A 36yearold Carrollton man was killed in Comal County Sunday when he lost control of his fell off and struck a Texas Highway Department T intersection sign on FM William Nelson a machinist from was pronounced dead at the accident scene at oy Peace Justice Howard Curly A DPS spokeswoman said the accident occurred on FM twotenths of a mile east of Highway Decroix was traveling westbound on 306 at a high rate of He passed another lost control and his motorcycle drove off the Decroix fell off and struck the The motorcycle rider was wearing a helmet when the accident The helmet caught on the sign and broke his the spokeswoman Decroix was Comal County 18th traffic fatality this Comal County DPS trooper Hershel Brantley in vestigated the assisted by New Braunfels DPS James The victims body was taken to Doeppenschmidt Funeral and later transferred to Assault suspect nabbed outside Holiday Inn By DANA STELL Staff writer Four women and two male passersby th warted the escape attempt of a 32yearold New Braunfels man Sunday morning after he allegedly assaulted a woman in a room in the Holiday Inn on IH 35 Jesse Farias of Highway 81 was charged with burglary of a habitation with intent to commit a He was released from Comal County Jail Sunday on New Braunfels Police John Villarreal said five women from Corpus Christi were preparing to check out of their motel room about 10 Sunday There was a local man out for his jog and he made his way up to the second Villarreal Ac cording to the he was there for a while watching them as they loaded their Four of the all in their early went downstairs to the The Villarreal grabbed the remaining girl from covered her and tried to force here further into the She screamed and broke loose and ran and he ran the detective Some girls blocked his path on the stairs and yelled to another male customer out Villarreal said the man and four girls were joined by another male and the group restrained Farias and escorted him to the Villarreal said Farias was taken into custody for but after witness in he was charged with burglary of a The girl suffered a cut Up in the Commerce Savings to take Woodlands The Woodlands Country Club at Canyon Lake will soon have a new owner Commerce Savings The association will take over operation of the which includes a golf course and country within 30 John Commerce Savings substitute said The move headed off a scheduled foreclosure sale which was to have been held this afternoon at the County Had no agreement been all assets of the Woodlands would have been sold to the highest Located off FM 2673 near the Woodlands had been in default of a million loan since Two earlier foreclosure sales had been postponed while negotiations Steen said the which was finalized in the last few sets a framework for the orderly acquisition of the It will be business as he There should be no in convenience to club He said Commerce Savings will continue to honor current mem The property involved in the transfer includes the country club and WaUagher owned by Jerry Walker and George
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