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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 7, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas i i Business Drainage law Michie responds Page 5A Cdffial River Ml fflf Canyon inflow Cfihyon outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 350 cfs down 194 369 cfs up 9 635 cfs same up Sports Martina wins Curren Becker See Page 8A Looking back at a soggy PagelB New Braunfels Herald New Texas 133 Sunday July 50 Cents 50 Pages4 Sections Retaliation threat unites Lebanon Lebanon AP Arab rage over President Reagans threats to blockade Beirut Airport brought Syrian calls for retaliatory boycotts Saturday and a purportedly by their extremist Shiite Moslem to kill seven kid napped Lebanons Moslem leaders gathered in the capita of to work out countermeasures at a time when Reagan has asked Syrias President Hafez Assad to seek the release of the seven the main supporter of rival Lebanese militias and the power broker in his neighbor helped win the freedom of 39 American TWA hijack hostages held captive 17 days by Shiite gunmen demanding the release of more than 700 lebanese from Feuding Christians and Moslems in the fractured Beirut government closed ranks in anger over the LEBANON ieirut International Airport Khaldahr 3 Miles threat to force Beirut Airport to close in retaliation for the They proposed an emergency session of the 22member Arab League to back Lebanons stand against The Foreign Ministry Saturday delivered a memorandum to foreign missions in Beirut expressing regrets at the threat of sanctions against the which the ministry said will have negative repercussions on both Lebanon and the United Syrian newspapers urged Arab nations to impose a boycott against air carriers until Washington lifts its threat against The Tishrin which like other Syrian papers reflects government accused Reagan of mounting a campaign of hostility against Lebanon after Assad kept his side of the deal to free the TWA It said Reagan had once more shown that American credibility is null and A telephone call to a Western news agency by a man who said he spoke for the Islamic Jihad organization rejected Syrian mediation in the case of the seven After increased talk about an attempt to free the seven American hostages who are with us See Page 12A LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALD ZEIlUNG This pickup truck ended up against a tree after the wreck 2 injured at dangerous intersection By SARAH DUKE Staff writer Neighbors say the unmarked intersection of Basel Street and Washington Avenue is and a two car wreck there Saturday night did little to disprove that Antonio of 525 was struck as he entered the intersection traveling west oft Basel by a car driven by James Halfman of Halfman was traveling south on The wreck occurred around 6 Angelina and Valentena the drivers daughter and were taken to McKenna Hospital where they were treated and They were passengers in Camarenos brown Ford The intersection has no stop or yield Residents who live in the area said the intersection has been the scene of accidents in the We average an accident a year here at said Homer Forester of 417 Washington Forester said he has talked to city officials in the past about placing a sign at the intersection but has been told the residents of the area need to present a Stop signs at the other intersections around here were put up without people having to put together See Page 12A Firemen rescue tubers at dam By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer He was in the right place at the right Friday firefighter and emergency medical technician Wesley Meyer was offduty at the central fire At 1 the call came in that two tubers were caught in the un tube chute in SoTms And an outdoorsman who carries his kayak on top of his headed along with the fire the rescue truck and several police officers in Two tubers had gone over the top of the Mill said Fire Marshal Elrby got caught at the swirl and coiildnt get out of that They were stuck in front of the dam on their Friesenhahn said Meyer attached a flotation device to his kayak and on the second the tubers grabbed He pulled them out of the swirl and they were Friesenhahn Thursdays rains boosted the river to such a level that it topped the dam by about four The dam is under the San Antonio Street bridge downstream from the CISD construction plans progressing on paper Inside Belated blast DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG In the wake of Saturdays fireworks show in Landa the consensus may well have better late than Although the show was delayed two days because of it lived up to its The show went off By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Almost two months have passed since Comal ISO patrons passed a million bond and progress isnt Probably no one knows that better than CISD Bill whos quick to say a lot more progress has been made than meets the We have a timeliqe for building and weve packaged campuses according to their geographical to maybe get better Brown On this we can show when we think we will finish the design phase of each bid the month well bid the estimated construction and when the doors will barring any major complications or weatherrelated The bond passed by almost a threetoone margin on May in cludes major renovations and ad ditions for all nine CISD A new Smithson Valley High School for students and a new Canyon Middle School for 800 arealso along with the conversion of the current SVHS into a junior high Bulverde Elementary into Bulverde Primary for kindergarten through second and Bulverde Middle into Bulverde Elementary for grades three through Among the various the issue will also provide five new classrooms Smithson Valley Middle School now six at Canyon High four at Frazier four at Bulverde Elementary now Bulverde Middle six at Mountain Valley seven at Goodwin 10 at Comal Elementary and eight presently under construction at Bulverde Primary now Bulverde We took Bulverde Bulverde the Smithson Valley classroom additions and Mountain and grouped them into one bid Brown We think the designs will be finished and the project as a whole ready to bid by the first of with an anticipated completion between April and May of That would allow us time in June and July to furnish the new and open their doors by the beginning of the 198687 school year in Sep he As the proposal stands Frazier Goodwin Comal and CHS make up another bid Brown said designs on this one should be finished no later than September with the projects going out for bids in early Construction would probably last through May or June with a planned September New Canyon Middle and Smithson Valley High schools stand alone as two separate bid mainly because of the size of each Brown did he felt both facilities could be ready to open in September future growth water availability and land costs should all figure into the boards final decision on where to locate the two new and all those considerations take time to work But Brown did say a recom mendation on the new SVHS site will come to a head faster than Canyon Middle possibly by the boards regular meeting in July or See Page 1A Cult leader faces sex assault charges TDfMTrvM M I AP A jury must decide whether a minister used sex and what a prosecutor called psychological weaponry to transform his church into an evil cult and control a congregation in three During the twoweek wit nesses described being forced to strip for disciplinary rituals in which they were whipped with belts and tree One testified he was told that if his wife asked about bleeding wounds 04 his back and buttocks should tell her that it was done in The Wilbert Thomas founder of the Christian Alliance Holiness his dsughteriiHaw and six others face charges including atrocious assault and sexual assault and The 22count indictment covers a fiveyear period beginning in March 978 and was handled up in The defendants also are accused of forcing one woman into involuntary The prosecution has alleged that Thomas expected his followers to work without pay at the churchrun The House of Chicken in a rundown Trenton neighborhood and at similar restaurants in and The key prosecution Cynthia of said during more than fjve hours of testimony that Thomas subjected her to severe beatings once forced her to have sex his wife and two other female church He had my mjad and my I looked to him as Lemuel Blackburn defense attorney for the selfdeclared bishop who started forming congregations in 1969 told the jurors that while some of the alleged acts may be repulsive that does not automatically make them a Consenting adults can do anything they want as long as it doesnt violate the They can even agree to corporal he The prosecution painted a picture of a church hierarchy centered on Thomas that turned demanding that its fearmotivated congregation put the church above all in cluding husbandwife Fasten your seat You are about to embark on a journey into the heart of Assistant Mercer County Prosecutor Randolph Norris said in opening Church members said they were prohibited from socializing yiih people outside the church and were under a handbook Thomas distributed in to consult with him before making any important Todays Weather Sunny warm days are forecast for the New Braunfels area with temperatures predicted to reach the mid 90s today and the low 90s No rain is in the forecast Winds will be from the southeast at 5 to 10 Saturdays high was 92 and Friday nights low was This mornings sunrise was al and sunset tonight will be at Texas baseball Astros 8 Expos 7 Tigers 4 Rangers 3 BUSINESS 5A CLASSIFIED 614B COMICS 61 CROSSWORD 12A DEAR ABBY DEATHS 3A HOROSCOPE 61 KALEIDOSCOPE 13B 4A PUBUC RECORDS SPORTS S10A WEATHER
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