Wednesday, October 2, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 2, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas flCRnpLFx INC fiJTCH WOMB pox 4 S4 rx Food Chase chilis with chili See Page 1B Comal cfs up 12 WfatOf cfs down 84 Cahyofi 341 Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake level down Watch Local Lake residents oppose airport See Page 3A Winners at the Comal County Fair are see pages 1011A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Wednesday October 25 Cents 32 Pages3 Sections Opera chicken LESLIE ZEITUNG Chicken Little is being pulled apart by the and the right as he panics over the sky Texas Opera Theater performed for schoolage children Tuesday morning at the Civic Related page Police warn of gypsies By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer They dont dress like but thats what police are calling the suspects who robbed the Pen neys Store in San Marcos of about And San Marcos Police Dan Nelson said New Braunfels could be their next Were calling them gypsies for lack of a better Nelson said after Tuesdays robbery which in volved at least 12 gypsies and three Theres so many of its like trying to get witnesses to describe people in a They go pretend they dont understand and in distract Nelson Then one or two of them steal merchandise or This nine females were inside the One or two ran into the office and took a considerable amount of he Nelson said there were at least three males waiting outside the store in separate They had a blue Oldsmobile four It had an orange license plate with black or dark blue lettering on and the first three letters were Another vehicle was a beige four possibly a Nelson adding there was no description on the third They left the store headed and thats your All the suspects were reportedly in their mid They dont dress but the tipoff is the language and lots of Nelson The women had three or four earrings on each and none of them New Braunfels Police Detective Mario who recently at tended a seminar on the same band of said Theyre in the I know that for But merchants arent the only ones who need to be aware of this groups diversiontype Guerrero said the groups usual home target is older Two obese women go to the and the male stays in the They steal silverware and and theyre so neat about you wont even notice its Any resident or merchant with information relating to this type of crime is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Division at Motel robbery suspect faces more charges By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A 24yearold man still set for trial here for kicking in motel room doors and robbing the occupants last year has been charged with a similar offense in San Eddie George Coleman of San Antonio was charged with aggravated robbery last in connection with a incident 24 at a hotel in the 3600 block of Interstate 35 San Antonio Police James Hodges said a man and his wife from Delaware were inside the room when the door was kicked in and two male suspects entered with The suspects took the mans wallet and some jewelry and fled out the Witnesses saw a 1972 Buick leave the Hodges said Coleman was apprehended 12 minutes later in the car on the east side of San As of presstime the second suspect was still at Coleman has been placed under a bond in the Bexar County The New Braunfels charge against Coleman stemmed from the robbery of two Houston families staying at the Hill Country Motor Inn on Coleman was arrested on but continuances on his case were granted by the courts from March to July due to scheduling conflicts with Colemans attorney and difficulty in locating some of the states On July a jury was chosen to hear the but never sworn in because the states witnesses failed to show up to Two days Judge Fred Moore approved a surety bond in an effort to continue the I think Fred acted District Attorney Bill Schroeder said despite Colemans most recent robbery He Coleman had a right to a and we couldnt give it to So we at least had to let him It all goes back to and its not as open and shut as it Schroeder Colemans case has been reset for trial here on but Schroeder said he has his doubts that will If San Antonio runs with Ill let he See Page ISA Soviet attaches body found Lebanon AP The body of one of four kidnapped Soviet Embassy employees was found in an lot near a Beirut sports stafliumTifodBjj Lebanons chief coroner An anonymous caller later threatened to blow up the Soviet Coroner Ahmed Harati told The Associated Press the body of cultural attache Arkady Katkov was iden tified by Igor political secretary at the Soviet was seized by gunmen in west Beirut Monday with com mercial attache Valery press attache Oleg Spirin and Soviet Embassy doctor Nikolai Katkovs body was found near the shellblasted Cite Sportif stadium after ananonymous caller claiming to represent the Islamic Liberation Organization telephoned a Western news agency in Beirut to say the kidnappers had killed one of the In another anonymous a man purporting to speak for the same group telephoned The Associated Press bureau in Beirut and threatened to blow up the Soviet Embassy within 48 There was no way to authenticate the After carrying out previous warnings to wipe out members of the Soviet diplomatic corps and mem bers of the these people have 48 hours in which to evacuate the the caller who examined the body in the morgue of the American University said Katkov was shot in the temple at close range with a single bullet from a 7mm automatic The bullet exited from the back of Katkovs Hospital sources said Katkovs body was believed to have been dumped several hours before it was found the who asked not to be said the slain man was Militia sources said it was The man who telephoned the news agency said We have carried out Gods sentence against one of the hostages and we shall execute the others one after the other if the atheistic campaign against Islamic Tripoli does not the caller The Islamic Liberation a Sunni Moslem fundamentalist is linked to Tawheed or the Islamic Unification which is under attack in the northern port of Tripoli by Syrianbacked leftist Syria is Moscows main Middle East Soon after Katkovs body was an anonymous caller also claiming to speak for the Islamic Liberation Organization telephoned the Moslem Voice of the Nation radio station to say a second hostage had been He said another might be killed at 2 6 the radio But police said no other foreigners body has been found in Beirut since Katkovs corpse was Government who spoke on condition of said Syria warned the kidnappers today of grave consequences if the Soviets were Syria communicated its message through Sunni Moslem political and religious the sources Western news agencies on Tuesday received pictures of the Soviet hostages along with a message saying they would be killed unless the Syrianbacked leftist militias stopped their assault in Lebanons northern port Water under the bridge Rivers board considers Gruene crossing solution By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer The Rivers Advisory Board has received another solution to the safety problems at the Gruene Crossing bridge make the river At its September the board agreed on several short and longterm solutions to the crowding and safety problems at the Gruene The topic came up after many cancers and tubers were injured when they crashed into the bridge during times of high water flow last Their safety problems caused crowding on the bridge when rescuers began weekly stakeouts and onlookers watched all the After the last board Parks Director David Whatley contacted the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority about the GBRA engineers suggested making the river deeper under the Engineer Gregory in a letter to said the idea of increasing the clearance between the bridge and water has Rothe said the river bottom up and downstream from the bridge consists of gravel and large rocks which have dammed up the he causes a higher water elevation under the Board member Stanley Woodward said the GBRA suggestion is the most viable solution to the problems at the Gruene It wouldnt be hard to do and it seems like a reasonable he It See Page ISA Street improvements make up bond issue Inside EDITORS NOTE The follovving is the third in a sevenpart series explaining the upcoming million bond issue to be put before the public By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer One proposal on the bond issue election ballot takes up almost a third of the entire bond issue That four on the citys 19 bond issue sireet system The city is asking million for BOND ELECTION 1985 an asphalt overlay for the widening and extension of three and for the widening of two railroad The eightproposal bond issue ballot totals million and also includes proposals for improvements to public and drainage Much of whats in the issue is related to streets and drainage the streets that are needed as main corridors into the new elemntary Mayor Barbara Ticket told the newly formed bond steering committee last The vast majority is to go to County Line Pahmeyer Lane and the South Walnut she It also includes around to do a street overlay program through the This is how Poposition four looks About 60 asphalt overlay Widening of County Line Road to a fourlane divided roadway Reconstruction of Pahmeyer Lane to include curbing and gut Extension of South Walnut See Page ISA Rock Hudson dies LOS ANGELES AP Rock whose brawny good looks made him one of Hollywoods most popular leading men before he was stricken with died today at his Beverly Hills home at the age of His illness had focused new worldwide attention on the incurable He died at 9 said his Dale He discovered he had acquired deficiency syndrome in mid 1984 and entered the American Hospital in Paris July CLASSIFIED 58C COMICS 4B CROSSWORD 3C DEAR AB8Y ENTERTAINMENT 1C FOOD HOROSCOPE 3C OPINIONS SPORTS 12B STOCKS 15A WEATHER