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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 31, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                8A New Braunfels Sunday March Texas guardsmen hit Honduras for training AUSTIN AP About 280 Texas National Guard troops safely arrived in Honduras Saturday to find peaceful conditions but scorching temperatures for their planned training an official Another 170 guard members were scheduled to leave Kelly Air Force Base shortly before 6 Sunday and join the first group at a base camp near about 55 miles south of the guard spokesman David Cottom said All troops arrived There are no security or safety Cottom The troops departed Kelly AFB before dawn Saturday and arrived in Honduras about 8 he They transferred to C130 transport planes after landing northwest of the and flew to San where they traveled overland in trucks to the base Cottom The report of their arrival came from Frederico Lopez of com mander of the Texas Task Force for the Cottom said from his Austin The Big Pine III war conducted by Army and Honduran are scheduled to begin April 8 and last about a Mark Whites office has refused to confirm or deny a report that the governor will be traveling to that Central American Ann Whites said Friday that White has asked for a full briefing on the situation from the adjutant general and federal officials about whether there is any reason to suspend the National Guards participation in the State officials contacted the Embassy in Tegucigalpa on Friday and were told there is no security problem in the country at this Arnold But on government prosecutors filed treason charges against the five new Supreme Court judges installed by Congress in its political dispute with Honduras President Roberto Suazo The legislature Friday dismissed five of the nine Supreme Court judges for alleged Wrong man serving time for robbery corruption and appointed It named Ramon Valladares a former interior to head the new Hours police arrested Valladares Soto and jailed They also tried to arrest the four other new but relatives said the men had fled into A military spokesman told The Associated Press on Friday that Suazo Cordova had ordered the The presidential press office denied that report The power struggle over control of the high which had been solidly behind Suazo is the latest in a growing con frontation between the president and A military who spoke with the condition he not be said the president ordered all military leaves can celed and soldiers to remain in their The armed forces appear to have remained neutral in the although Suazo Cordova has publicly claimed their When the Texas guard earlier this year announced its Honduran White said he wouldnt allow the guardsmen to go unless he was confident they would be Lopez reports that the civilian populace in the area is very Cottom said All of the internal political squabbling is confined to the The capital is a threeandahalf hour trip by land from the base Cottom DALLAS AP A man has testified that he held up a suburban fast food restaurant in 1979 a crime for which another man is now serving a 50year prison Robert Earl who told a special magistrate Friday that he robbed the said he kept silent about his involvement until recently because he was afraid he would be Wilkies Robert Boyd noted that the fiveyear statute of limitations on the robbery has Stephen Lynn was convicted of robbing a Long John Silvers restaurant in suburban Garland on 1979 despite testimony that he was with his mother applying for a bank loan when the robbery took Russell has served two other prison terms for burglary and possession of Chris who was the restaurants manager at the time of the testified that four eyewitnesses were led to believe that we were there to do the police department a favor and get rid of this person at Russells trial in March Reeves told special magistrate Fred McDaniel that his now 99 percent certain that Earl Wilkie was the The hearing concerned an ap plication by Russells attorneys to grant a new trial on grounds that prosecutors violated Russells constitutional rights by suppressing evidence that might have acquitted But the former lead prosecutor in the Brad testified that he did not withhold any information from Russells Reeves said he picked a picture of Wilkie from a photograph lineup but changed his identification because he believed Garland police were dissatisfied with his The former manager also said he identified Russell during the trial after a man whom he thought was a Dallas County district attorneys investigator told him Russell had an extensive criminal history and had attempted to enter into a plea bargain on the robbery McDaniel said he will make recommendations to State District Judge Gary Stephens about the request for a new Stephens will then refer the request to the Texas Court of Criminal McDaniel Jurors apologize for lenient sentence DALLAS AP Eleven of the 12 jurors who convicted parolee Kevin Donald Long of a misdemeanor homicide have apologized to the victims family for being too lenient and compromising on a sentence that carries no prison We are we feel and we are very humiliated and emotionally and mentally the 11 jurors said in a statement released Friday during an unusual meeting with state District Judge Larry We would like to make public this statement and from the depths of our for our ignorance of the especially to Jill Fishers a 22yearold topless dancer and Longs was shot to death at her Dallas apartment last November during what Long said was a struggle for a One person dies in hovercraft crash Long was charged with a felony carrying a maximum sen tence of life in The jurors said they had wanted to convict Long of felony manslaughter but compromised to appease a 12th juror the wife of a Dallas defense attorney who insisted that he be The who all asked not to be said that after almost 10 hours of deliberations over two they finally settled on the lesser charge of criminally negligent homicide to satisfy the 12th juror and avoid a But in their the 11 said they would not have changed the charge if they had known it was a misdemeanor with a light They said the 12th juror had an unfair advantage because she knew more about the England AP A hovercraft carrying nearly 400 people crashed into a Dover pier while trying to dock in rough seas Saturday and one person was three were missing and 32 were in A flotilla of small craft surrounded the damaged The Princess and plucked dozens of survivors from the choppy Others were removed from the hovercraft in Two of the injured were in critical including a man placed on a life support machine in Dovers William Harvey police He suffered water inhalation and Most of the others injured had cuts and bruises and were taken to Buckland where a major alert had been Police said two of the missing passengers were French teenagers a girl traveling with her family and a boy who was among a group of 40 students from They said they had no information about the third person The Princess carrying 370 passengers and 17 was maneuvering in gale force winds into Dover harbor at the end of a 40 minute English Channel crossing from the French port of Calais when the accident This giant 20foot crashed against the a Tom Fraser said in a television Fraser said most of the passengers swept overboard were in three rows of seats that collapsed from the He and a John hurled lifebelts to the he The nationalities of Fraser and Graziano were not immediately but it was believed they might be It was the first major accident involving a British hovercraft since the vessels began plying the channel 18 years said Peter technical director of owner of The Princess Hovercrafts are amphibious vessels that travel on a cushion of air provided by a downward The official name is Air Cushion The eightyearold largest in the Hoverspeed fleet with a capacity of 424 is named after Queen Elizabeth IPs younger It was towed to the hovercraft pad in Dover Officials said there was no danger of it Investigators probe crash of Canadian planes Alberta AP The American and Canadian pilots of two C130 military transports that collided and crashed in killing all 10 men were very Canadian Forces Peter DeTracey said DeTracey is commander of the Canadian Forces Namao air base on the northern outskirts of Edmonton where the crash occurred Friday as the C130 Hercules were flying in formation in an anniversary celebration of the Canadian air Witnesses said the fourengine planes were going into a turn and touched wings while flying at an altitude of about 900 feet and crashed onto the air One smashed into a military warehouse and exploded into while the other struck the ground at the end of a narrowly missing a fuel storage the wind blew the flames away from the fuel storage said ATTENTION FORD TRUCK OWNERS Krueger Cheverolt Mazda now offers front end alignment on Ford one ton or We invite all Ford truck owners to come by and see our new front end aligning Of we do align all 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layed serving water and checking blood A gold and red banner carrying the message Fortunate are those that sutler hung over the Below it had been placed a pair of a cane and a leg The third annual Journey of sponsored by the city and local business and social brought nearly people to the Holy Ghost The healthy listened from outside or stood in the aisles of the crowded church as Tirado y Pedraza delivered his sermon from a chair at the He spoke of pain and telling the worshippers that Christ suffered from the first moment in his life to the day he Why accept pain he Because the Lord sent It was a special time for many bedridden said the Jose Angel because of severe are unable to attend church The Easter season is especially important in this country where more than 92 percent of the population is Advanced Satellite TV 937 New BrnunfcU Bonded Injured Showroon IB Arm mad Smrvlcf 1O foot Metal Mesh DUb or 1O foot Fibcrglan with com plete Ampllca CSR3OO wireless remote stereo and dobly 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