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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 16, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Business Texas Dance Hall sale announced Sports Dodgers 3 Astros 0 Rangers 11 Twins 2 Feature Old radios at museum Austin man rescues wouldbe victim ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer Quickthinking helped prevent a possible drowning near the Gruene crossing on the Guadalupe River Saturday Craig Kinney of Austin was floating down the Guadalupe bet ween the railroad bridge and Gruene crossing with three friends Saturday when he saw a man ahead of them fall backwards into the No one else in the front boat knew the man had fallen At Kinney thought it was a But when the victim didnt come to the surface right Kinney dove in to find Because he wears he kept his eyes closed and felt around for the I was swimming and I felt a he He called for help and his Frank helped drag the victim to the See Page 12A Off its shelves HEB pulls Jimenez cheese after recall order Craig Kinney By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The local HEB Food Store didnt waste any time get ting its Jimenez cheese products off the grocery shelves Frank market said the products were removed immediately after Jimenez Food Products based in San issued a recall of all its Mexicanstyle cheese from grocery shelves and distributors early weve got it all boxed up and are waiting on in structions on what to do with Maldonado Most of the we destroy it ourselves after weve been given the But the companies pick it up just to make sure it gets he The recall by Jimenez was ordered after California health officials in California reported 87 illnesses and 28 deaths that have been linked to contaminated cheese produced by the Jalisco Mexican Products Jalisco manufactured cheese for which sells an array of Mexican Spokesmen at Divines Food and Krogers and Wuests said those stores do not carry Jimenez cheese even though they may have chips and other See Page 12A Mando whiffs four in Page 6A New Braunfels Herald New Texas 118 Sunday June 50 Cents 56 Sections VanFlaggs wife enters guilty plea The wife of convicted drug dealer Peter William VanFlagg pleaded guilty Friday to not filing an income tax return in In return for her Lea Beth of Canyon will be sentenced to one year Jones originally was indicted on charges of taking requests for illegal drugs imported by couriers in a large South Texas drug VanFlagg is believed to be the leader of that which allegedly imported cocaine and metham phetamine from South and West Jones and another man were arrested 1984 in Canyon VanFlagg pleaded guilty Thursday in a plea bargain agreement under which he will be sentenced to no more than 15 years in Assistant Attorney Richard Durbin said VanFlagg will receive a minimum sentence of 10 Continuing criminal enterprise is a pretty serious Durbin said Hell get at least 10 years and he will serve his VanFlagg will have no chance for parole or Many other drug in cluding conspiracy to possess and import metham phetamine and were dropped in the plea He would have faced a maximum sentence of life in prison for the 29 including smuggling Durbin said the government will fare better under the bargain Im sure hes better Durbin so are It will save a heck of a lot of Im sure it would have been very lengthy and theres the possibility that something would happen during the course of the Part of VanFlaggs bargain was that his wife would be given See VAN Page 12A Inside Water Watch Comal same Canyon down 271 Canyon Dam outflow down 6 Edwards Aquifer down Canyon Lake down Note For the first time in more than three the level of Canyon Lake is above the conservation pool level of 909 feet above mean sea Release rates are now determined by the Fort Worth hydrology department of the Army Corps of Draft day The biggest fish is already but Texas three NBA teams will be scrambling for some mediumsized beauts in Tuesdays For a Hijackers fly to Algiers Nearly derailed Lisa Smith foreground and Tony Davenport arent trying to overturn the miniature train in Landa Theyre stret ching in preparation for Saturdays Three Parks LESLIE HERALD ZEITUNG a chase which started and finished at the train A total of 205 runners showed up for the which benefitted the American Cancer Burglary trial to begin Monday suspect faces 25year term Jury selection in the house burglary trial of Ramon Alvarado Benavidez is set to begin at Benavidez was one of two San Antonians arrested for burglary of a habitation in May 1984 on Highway 281 by Comal County Sheriffs deputies Jeff Pickett and Roger and Department of Public Safety trooper Ron The officers were able to track a vantype truck from a residence in Oak Village North onto thanks to a neighbor who called the Sheriffs Office during the burglary and relayed descriptions on the its occupants and its direction of The burglary charge against Benavidez has been enhanced by two prior felony convictions in Bexar County assault with intent to 1953 and burglary with intent to commit If Benavidez is found District Attorney Bill Schroeder said Friday the enhancement means he will be classified as a habitual offender by and will face a minimum of 25 years in With no the range of punishment for burglary of a habitation begins at five DEBBIE DeLOACH Algeria AP Arab terrorists who seized a TWA jet and killed one passenger flew back to Algiers where they freed three more American hostages early the third day of the hijack officials A spokesman for the State Department in Washington said reports from Algiers indicated the three hostages to be released had not beeji harmed and they were taken to the American Embassy to be As negotiations with the hijackers a unit of the Armys antiterrorist Delta Force based at was sent to the according to a source in Washington who spoke on condition of Neither the White house nor the Pentagon would comment on the Saturday a sixmember International Red Cross team arrived in The team Jean Hoeflinger who took part in the recent exchange of Palestinian and Israeli told reporters the delagation had come at the request of and Algerian officials on a purely humanitarian The sky pirates also set a new deadline for meeting their principal the release of Arab prisoners held by If Israel does not free 700 prisoners by 9 GMT Sunday 5 EOT the hijackers told Algerian negotiatiors they would leave Algiers for another destination and the price will be the official Algerian news agency It said the gunmen did not specify what action they would There were conflicting reports about the number of hijackers and the number of hostages still on the Boeing which was com mandeered Friday with 153 people SPAIN Mediterranean Sea Algiers aboard after taking off from en route to David a TWA spokesman in New York said there were more than 12 hijackers on the The ambassador in Michael said he thought there were it was believed there were only One of the passengers freed in Christine from said that on the second stop in about six more guys hijackers ran onto the They were heavily Venz also said there were 43 people still held aboard the all believed to be American But another TWA spokesperson in New Sally said The numbers are very but ac cording to my count there should be 49 passengers and three plus the And in State Deparatment spokesman Tom Krajeski said it was believed the hijackers still hold 51 or 52 including three The hijackers said in a com munique reiterating their carried by the Algerian news that they still held about 40 cap The hijackers freed 53 mostly women and the and the five female flight attendants in See HI Page 12A Todays Weather It will stay partly cloudy and warm through Monday with daytime highs in the mid90s and overnight lows in the Sunset today is at and sunrise Monday will be at BUSINESS 5A CLASSIFIED COMICS 412C 68 CROSSWORD 4C DEAR ABBY 8B ENTERTAINMENT 1C HOROSCOPE 6B KALEIDOSCOPE 18B OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 68A WEATHER 3A On the road again FM 725 bid awarded widening to begin next month Work will begin next month on a major expansion of FM 725 one of the two roads leading from here to to McQueeney and The twolane highway will become a fivelane thoroughfare with a continuous leftturn lane from In terstate 35 to the entrance of the Iselin From there to the county FM 725 will be a fourlane with a leftturn refuge lane right at the entrance to the The road is expected to be finished about May at which time crews will move up the road and start on the similar expansion of Texas 46 I believe we have 120 working days set up on the said Bob resident engineer with the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportations local He said that the highway depart ment figures an average of 15 work days per then takes into account badweather delays in the Id say maybe before the project is actually he You we wind up building two roads out Hasert With the cars a day that will be out there with we are going to have to build a separate road to move Two lanes will be built on the east side of FM the Iselin plant side beading toward McQueeney then traffic will be rerouted to those lanes while the others are built on the the west As desirable 99 it might be to close off traffic while the roads are under it is not Hasert The engineer said the entire road will end up shifting slightly toward the or toward the Iselin plant because of the way the road has to be situated between telephone utility and water and sewer The road is not the only thing that has to fit between the utility lines as the rural section of highway is widened and made into what Hasert calls an urban Instead of the ditches there Hasert the wider road will have a short section of storm sewer in the vicinity of the Porter to the west of the slots will be cut in the curb to allow water to drain into a large To the water will be carried in a gutter to the drainage Hasert said the road and drainage system will not solve the drainage problems in the FM 725 Its a flat area and it will have drainage he This is not going to solve the water problem were not going to drain the he did say the drainage system will benefit the area by providing them with a structure that will be capable of carrying the 100year The city will bear the cost of the storm the curbing and sidewalk that will connect with the one on Interstate Hasert The citys ofoer option would have been to buy the needed rightofway from property owners and See FM Page IU   

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