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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 15, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Cougars vie in showdown tonight Page 9A Ian faces hitandrun charge 410 M053 i MITCH WOMBLE BOX TX 292 Rangerettesrally fall 4947 Page 9A lyDANASTELL if aff writer A hitandrun accident Thursday afternoon sent a 28 yearold motorcycle rider to McKenna Memorial where he was in stable condition this Shortly after the New Braunfels police baught up with the driver of a 1963 Comet that allegedly ad pulled out in front of the motorcycle at the in ersection of Market and East San Antonio Jorge of New was ticketed for allure to stop and render Covarrubias was arraigned before Municipal Court Judge David who set bond at According to the police Michael Alves was Iding his motorcycle on East San on Market stopped at the and proceeded to cross San Antonio Street in front of the He then fled the scene and was pursued by said a New Braunfels police Alves was injured when he lost control of his motor cycle while trying to avoid the the woman the condition of a 22yearold motorcycle rider who ran into a sanitation truck Wednesday has A Methodist Hospital spokeswoman said Mark Moore of 1025 Mission is now listed as which is one step up from the critical classification given him Moore struck the left side of the sanitation truck as it turned left off Texas 46 2 incumbents undecided By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer No one has filed yet for three trustee positions up for election on April 6 on the Comal ISD school The deadline is March 6 at Present trustearen Jim Rector and Kenneth Rust said she was undecided on whether to run and to check back with her closer to decision Wunderlich has been unavailable for comment since Of the Rector was the most Lets just say I havent decided I wont he Things are more pleasant now in CISD than they have ever and theres an upswing going on now that I find Im still thinking about Rector To be I need to sit down and talk to my wife and people in the community before I make a CISD business manager Abel Campos said One or two people have picked up but no ones filed Those who had picked up applications were not on the current he Campos also reminded CISD patrons that they face a The last day to register to vote in the April 6 election is March Hot Spurs shade Suns in Sports New Braunfels Hvrald Ntw Texas 34 Friday February 25 Cents 24 Sections Pdstal rates go up Sunday Use up all those 20cent stamps and mail your bills before Sunday because thats the day the postal rates will Beginning it will cost 22 cents to mail a first class Rates for all other will rise said New Braunfels Post Office superintendent Walter percentage they all rise about the same Just about everything was affected on this Mueller The new stamps are green and do not have a cost figureon thembut contain a The DstarnpSj will stamp printers get caught up with the i j The New Braunfels office is already stocked with willcontinue A book of 20 Which now costs will cost whilea r6jl 100 stamps will cost and lastlate hike the United 4 was in when first class stamp prices went from 18 to 20 See Page 12A postage rates Cost of 1stclass stamps In cents 240 Industr S USA 2C l 1971 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 Chicago Tribune Graphic Source Chicago Tribune news reports Earle outlines Mattox offer AUSTIN AP Attorney General Jim Mattox made an offer you cant refuse to a Houston law firm that was trying to question his the jury hearing Mattoxs commercial bribery casse was told Travis County District Attorney Ronnie prosecuting the case told jurors Mattox threatened to hold up the bond business of the Fulbright Jaworski law firm unless it dropped efforts to question his in another In a series of telephone calls bet ween the attorney generals office and the law numerous bonds which needed the attorney generals approval were threatened with delay or Earle But should Fulbright Jaworski lawyer Thomas McDade stop seeking a deposition from Dallas lawyer Janice Earle said bond approval would That is an offer coupled with a and thats what makes it an offer you cant Earle told the In his opening Earle explained to the jury that under Texas the attorney general must approve public bond Fulbright Jaworski was representing Mobil Oil in a lawsuit involving the state and South Texas rancher Clinton Earle said Manges is a big con tributor to various in cluding Earle said the case was long and complicated but its end result was What he Mattox used to bribe them was the power of his Earle McDade was the prosecutions first Mattox pleaded innocent to the felony charge on the first day of the trial On Wednesday a jury of eight women and four men was See Page 12A Most Landa treasures covered Smith says Landa Park is filled with significant historic but most of the significant sites are buried under asphalt or covered by according to a recent ar chaeological Archaeologist Herman Smith of Kingsville in January conducted a surface survey of Landa Park and Cypress Bend His findings now wiU be given to the Texas Antiquties a branch of the Texas Historical He was hired by City Council in December after the Commission strongly recommended the city have an archaeologist survey the area to locate significant historical The survey for the city and the a map showing artifactfilled It doesnt mean that new con struction at the park has to but from now when the city wants to build a large project at the an archaeologist must be on hand to monitor the digging and any other alteration of the such as dredging the Parks superintendent David Whatley said the new requirements are not really a big The parks department thinks its very he Its just another feature that makes Landa Park neat at Larida wherever you theres something We have to rethink our plans for park improvements and develop but its nothing that will cripple Whatley said small such as digging holes for would not be affected by the new because the top layer of ground at the park is mostly When you do excavation of any size is when you have to have an archaeologist on hand when you move large amounts of Whatley Smiths study speculates that nearly all of the archaeological resources in Landa Park are buried under fill or covered by concrete and Smith said a great deal of fill dirt was used to level or elevate areas throughout the major construction zones and what lies below cant be known without a more extensive His report continues It is highly likely that the least disturbed and most significant sites are located at the bottom of Spring Lake ad jacent to the springs which were inundated in the 19th The majority of artifact fragments and flakes were found on the surface along the edge of the while other clues prompted Smith to speculate about undisturbed materials hiding Construction in several areas turned up which makes for unreliable indicators of prehistoric according to the And erosion and extensive vehicle traffic revealed a valid sample of surface so Smith determined that no archaeological materials of any kind were observed anywhere within the park City Council will review a proposed ordinance to protect geological formations and historic Archaeological artifacts arent protected under the city Whatley DANASTELL Safe at last Inside TV correspondent escapes after 11 month ordeal Syria AP Jeremy the kidnapped American reporter who says he escaped from 11 months in chains and solitary confinement in left here today for a reunion with his saying I cant wait to be back on American A tear roll Damascus bound for West where his wife was I cannot wait to get to my to hold said He was turned over to Am bassador William Eagleton at the Foreign Ministry by Foreign Minister Farouk alSharaa about two hours before the plane took off at The television who disappeared March 7 in told reporters at the Foreign Ministry I feel Ive never been more Ive never been more happy in my whole said he escaped Wed nesday night by tying three blankets securing them to a sliding down from a second floor window and fleeing down a mountain to a Syrian army position in east Lebanons Bekaa He said he believed there were four other people held in the same place he but he did not know whether they were Americans because he was isolated through his He said he could not identify his The shadowy extremist group Islamic Holy War claimed responsibility for the He said at the airport that he did not know why he was Ive been in solitary confinement for the whole time chained to the wall or a The faces of the Syrian soldiers were the first faces I saw since March 7 of last They were good Levin told Levin looked shaken when he arrived at the Foreign Ministry and appeared not to know exactly where A Journalist told him he was about to be turned over to the American ambassador and he was in Damascus at the Syrian Foreign That is he in The Orwellian year 1984 was not a very good one for but 1985 is starting out a hell of a lot where is he said in a loud asking about his When told by a journalist from Cable News with whom Levin had worked in Beirut as bureau that his wife was waiting for nun in he gasped and responded I cant wait to see Please tell her I missed her very much and I love her so Levin arrived in Frankfurt today from Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington on a VC135 aircraft supplied by the White Levin was dressed in grey trousers and a blue One of his escorts said the clothes bright white tennis shoes he wore at the news conference had been purchased in the east Lebanese town of Chtaura on Thursday because he had arrived at the Syrian army position early that morning barefooted and in who has grown a beard during his captivity and whose hair was grayer than before his did not show any signs of physical But Foreign Ministry of ficials ordered reporters out of the room before they could pursue how he had been treated by his Levin said he was held on the second floor of a multistory apart ment building on a He said he could not be specific about the site because They took my glasses and I am very I could not He said the reason he believed there were others held in the same building was that he heard four knocks each morning from people signaling to their guards that they wanted to leave the which was adjacent to his But the voices were and See Page 12A Water Watch Comal River Canyon inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 246 Cl 623 S3 0 902 05 down 01 Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for windy and mild turning clear and cold tonight and mostly sunny on Winds will be northerly at 1525 mph and gusty shifting to the southeast near 10 mph on Todays high will be in the with a low tonight in the upper 30s and a high on Saturday in the upper This mornings low was and yesterdays high was Sunset will be at and sunrise Saturday will be at Ranger Hopes Smithson Valley returns the core of a playoff baseball team from but the Rangers lineup is still up in the air because of new rules governing White Appointments Political campaign contributors dont get special consideration in appointments to state boards and Mark White At his weekly news con ference White was asked about legislators criticism of his appointments procedure and also about campaign Page 3A CLASSIFIED312B COMICS DEAR ABBY DEATHS 2EJ 1B 3B 2A ENTERTAINMENT8A HOROSCOPEIB OPINIONS4A RELIGIOUS FOCUS5A STOCKS3A TV LISTINGS 2B WEATHER 3A   

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