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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 24, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                hurt in wreck See photo bek Water h WatCn Comal cfs up 1 Canyon cfs down 497 Canyon outflow cfs down 190 Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake level down World Mexico counts victims of earthquakes See Page 3A Tickets sell quickly for CanyonNew Braunfels see page 8A New Braunfels Thursday October New Texas 209 25 Cents 18 Pages Sections Local motel robbed By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A New Braunfels hotel and a sleeping resident fell victim to armed robbers between 11 Wednesday and early this A desk clerk at the Holiday Inn was robbed at gunpoint around Police Felix Roque said a Latin male with a punk haircut and a long ponytail went behind the front counter and took an undetermined amount of money from the The believed to be in his early was also described as and standing about 5 8 inches Roquc said the suspect forced the clerk down on the and escaped See Page IDA Police check burglaries By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer New Braunfels was plagued with nine car burglaries Eight of them occured in the parking lot of the Charter Inn off Interstate Detective Juan Gusme said the stolen items included purses and radar The earliest report we got was 6 and theyre still coming Gusme said this None of the victims have been able to give us any so were looking for help from anyone who was driving by and might have seen The ninth burglary began with a truck stolen in San Marcos about 4 It was later found at Service Center on Highway 81 East this but that wasnt all New Braunfels police Felix Roque said a 1973 beige over orange Continental License Plate 362CEN was stolen off the along with a set of keys and possibly cigarettes inside the It also appears they were trying to get gas out of on the so weve got burglary of a non habitation and a stolen vehicle all in See Page 10A water Water rushes out of Canyon Dam through the spillway this morning at cubic feet per The water is high LESLIE enough to cover the observation deck at the spillway and several crossings along the Guadalupe Posters help missing children find mother in California DALLAS AP Sherry Filimonuk says she has not come out of the clouds since she being reunited with her two one of whom recognized his picture on two missing children It wasnt until Gregory Filimonuk saw his picture on a poster in a Dallas restaurant and one displayed on a large truck that he realized ho was one of the millions of children listed as missing in the United The 8yearold boy saw the posters on the same day last month while he was with his father and his He persistently questioned his who eventually decided to return the children to their I havent come out of the clouds said of Im just loving them a Touching smelling and keeping them near me Before I found my it seemed like every minute was an hour and an hour seems like a Her children were abudcted while they were visiting their father for seven days during the 1980 Christmas authorities Michael and Paula his previous each face four felony counts of child ab duction in said James Sacramento County deputy district The pair turned themselves in to California authorities The abduction was the second time Filimonuk seized the authorities The parents were fighting a custody battle when Filimonuk took them for several weeks in October During the fiveyear Filimonuk said she lost two jobs and nearly suffered a nervous breakdown in 1982 because I couldnt stand someone coming in with a child that resembled I I know it made people but I couldnt help who has worked with missing children organizations across the said her children probably wouldnt have been located without the This shows that what we are doing to help find Americas missing children is she We need people to realize that it is working and we cant stop For four years and 10 Filimonuk she searched for her circulating tailing following chldren and working with It felt so she I didnt have the money to hire a private And in there werent any organizations like there are It was like being a ball in a pingpong going back and back and and no one can help Lucas still suspected in murder By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Bexar County Sheriffs Depart ment officials have taken Henry Lee Lucas off the suspect list in the murders of club owner Bobbie Lee her maid and four other San Antonio But last local Texas Ranger Ray Martinez said he had no doubt Lucas killed an unidentified Latin woman in 1981 near In an interview Martinez said that any further information on the status of the case must come from Austin David public information officer with the Department of Public Safety in Austin indicated today the April statements were still Country and western nightclub owner Barker and her maid were slain on Last while on a trip to Bexar confessed to killing He also confessed to the murders of 23 yearold Nancy Frese in 29 yearold Linda Hopwood and 18year old Elsa Gonzales in and 24 yearold Kathryn OConnor in Bexar County Sheriffs Department officials indicated Wednesday all six murders remain open because the depart ments criminal investigation division has determined Lucas did not commit Earlier this Lucas also confessed to killing an unidentified Latin woman in 1981 near Nor Her clad only in a brightcolored a bra and white was found south of the rest area in a ditch betweeen In terstate 35 and the frontage road by a passing An autopsy showed the woman died from multiple gunshot wounds five directly above her right ear and one above her right eye all fired at close range from a caliber As part of his Lucas directed Martinez and Comal County Sheriffs Investigator Kermit Kroesche to within 50 feet of where her body was He also told them the time of day she was mur and where and how many times he shot He said they were driving an Oldsmobile station wagon cut down to look like an El and that there was a mattress and motor oil in the Martinez said last The woman had motor oil on her legs when we found and we couldnt figure out how it got See Page 10A Doctors Children with AIDS can attend school Bent out of shape Chris of New hit a parked car belonging to Joe Tice at Common and Veramendi streets about 9 Quiroz was taken to McKenna Memorial utflll LtAHIv Hospital where she was treated and She was cited for failure to control speed and not having a Texas drivers SAN ANTONIO AP In a statement doctors say was issued to reassure parents and the American Academy of Pediatrics says there is no reason for children with AIDS to be kept out of A child should not be barred from school because of the presence of said Martin president of the member The risk of acquiring AIDS among children is he adding There has been no instance whatever of childtochild tran The Smith should be one of reassurance to the school systems and parents of this country that AIDS is not a serious threat to their There have been 204 cases of AIDS among not all of them of school Smith The academy statement said there is no evidence among the AIDS cases reported to date that any victims have contracted the disease in the school or daycare Robert immediate past president of the qualified the statement by saying children with fullblown AIDS and open sores should not be in school Also a potential hazard to other See Page 10A Inside lay Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and warm today and Friday turning cloudy and fair tonight and early Friday mor Highs today and Friday will be in the mid with a low tonight in the low Winds will be from the southeast near 10 miles per hour turning light and variable and easterly near 10 mph on This mornings low was and yesterdays high was Sujiset will be at and sunrise Friday will beat CANYON LAKE COMICS 5A 47B CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPE K A LIDEOS COPE OPINIONS OUTDOORS 5A JJA JA 16 4A 8A SCRAPBOOK 2B SPORTS 67A   

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