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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 12, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Youth soccer teams go to tournaments See Page 410 MOSS 260 TEXAS AMERICAN MICROFILM ATTs PETE SINCLAIR BOX 45436 DALLASi TX 75245 15 CahVbh inflow cfs up Cartyon cfs up 5 Edwards same Cahyon Lake level up State I exas braces for winter storm See below Christmas sparks toy page 1B New Braunf els Herald Thursday December 25 Cents Texas mm mm 241 4j 22 Pages2 Sections servicemen killed in plane crash Newfnnnrilfltirl APt An un Newfoundland AP A DC8 charter carrying ser vicemen from the Middle East in time for Christmas crashed in flames today on takeoff at Gander Interna tional killing all 258 people officials and witnesses Kenneth Miller of Canadian Search and Rescue reported in a telephone interview with The Associated Press from Nova that 250 passengers and eight crewmembers were killed in the Grand Jury indicts 13 persons By DEBBIE DeLOACN Staff writer Thirteen persons were indicted by the Comal County Grand Jury Burglary of a nonhabitation indict ments were returned against Eugene Carl Thompson and Thomas Eugene both residents of Gary Job Corps Center in San Those charges stemmed from an 24 In cident at the Service 211 James Vincent Carrao also known as Jim Carr of 1360 Thorpe San wds Indicted for arsOnf in connection with a fire at the Home of Leonardo Delgado on Jiily Ronald Thomas Sjobolm of 2106 Thousand Oaks San was indicted for aggravated sexual assault of a while Jesse Villanueva off 241 Highway 81 West was indicted for injury to a Mario Valadez of 460 Central was indicted for attempted burglary of a The indictment was enhanced by a similar conviction in Comal County on March The credit card abuse indictment against John Calvin Taylor of 521 San was also enhanc ed by two prior convictions in Bexar County for credit card abuse and burglary of a Leonardo Hernandez of 1764 Lee was indicted for aggravated assault with serious bodily in connec tion with an 4 incident where See GRAND Page 14A All we know is that there wereno Miller told the Canadian He said his information came from the Gander control The plane was carrying members of the 101st Airborne Division assign ed to the Sinai peacekeeping force since July back to Fort where the unit is the Pentagon They Were some of 750 to 800 soldiers in the force and were return ing home on a rotational ac cording to Larry a Pentagon He said a first group of 250 soldiers arrived at Fort Campbell on The plane that crashed was carrying the second CBC radio said its radio correspon dent at the Ed quoted witnesses as saying the plane explod lighting up the We were driving to work when we saw this big explosion kind of like a big explosion right at the top of the trees and it died down very In a matter of it was said Ann a near by Canadian Transport Minister Don Mazankowski said the plane got no higher than feet into the air before crashing and confirmed reports from the scene that there were no A Pentagon who spoke on condition of said he knew of no We have no reason to suspect We know only that this plane crashed and The matter is being investigated by civilian The airport was overcast with light snow and light winds at the time of the according to the aviation weather There had been freezing drizzle a few hours David spokesman for the Romebased Multinational Force and said the plane had flown from Cairo to West Ger where it to Gander for a second Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Vedder Steed in the tree Red Cross volunteer Kathe Eickelberg at McKenna Memorial Hospital judges a tree in the financeinsurance LESLIE ZEITUNG area of the The hospital is filled with Christmas Judging was held said the plane belonged to Arrow a Miamibased charter Gander airport manager John Pitt man told the AP by telephone that the plane went down about a quarter mile from the which is a hilly area near Gander When asked if there was a fire he said but did not In a Transport Canada See Page 14A Owners try to sell complex By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer As part of a plan to pay off two Austin businessmen are trying to sell a New Braunfels apartment In the owners of Langtry Village Apartments in New Braunfels and Middletowne Apart ments in Seguin filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy They the apartment complexes are both on the market to be said lawyer Mina Brees of Brees is representing brothers and business partners Clifford Woerner and Robert Woerner in the reorganization We have been talking to prospec tive purchasers but we dont have any Brees apartment operations are continuing she They are collecting rent and that is being used to maintain the Everything is basically the same as it was before On the Woerner brothers and their wives filed eight petitions for protection under Chapter 11 Woerner a manage ment company for construction pro jects Clifford and Gail Woerner Chisholm a part nership formed to develop and own convenience store locations Sage Ventures doing business as Sage North a retirement home See Page 14A San Antonio firm gets CISD contract Inside CANYON LAKE Cheer Fund CLASSIFIED 1113A Texas bundles up against cold weather By BEBBIE DcLOACN Staff writer Comal ISD has awarded a contract to Clauss Con struction in San for renovations at Canyon High School to be completed by that action was protested at Wednesday nights special meeting by representatives of MoPack Construction The representatives said all bidders should have been allowed to negotiate their quotes after the low bid from Circle Double C Enter prises was rejected last The low bid from Circle Double C stood at but was re jected at the recommendation of Mike McChesney with the districts architectural McChesney said he was concerned about several Cir cle Double C projects being behind and saw the 200mile distance between Conroe and New Qraunfels as a detriment to the job at Canyon High Construction due at CHS includes additional an improved air conditioning ceiling insula new improved athletic curbing at the bus an outside paint job and restroom After rejecting the low bid last the school board also authorized McChesney to begin negotiations with Clauss Construc tion as the second lowest Those negotiations resulted in a reduction between their original quote and the negotiated At Wednesday nights McChesney said no alternates were taken in the projects specifications to arrive at Clauss negotiated When MoPack representatives stood to formally protest the boards action and Was anyone else given the chance to Mc Chesney said MoPacks original quote was which ranked as third lowest at the 21 bid CISD Superintendent Bill Brown said the district had fulfilled bid statute obligations with a Tuesday meeting between McChesney ajid Circle C He add ed negotiations with the second lowest bidder are also authorized by state COMICS 7B CROSSWORD 8B DEAR ABBY 8B HOROSCOPE 8B OPINIONS 4A OUTDOORS 10A SPORTS 89A STOCKS 14A WEATHER 2A ARENT VOX OUT SHOPPING 13 thoppin dayt to Chrittmat Todays Weather It will remain cloudy and cold through Friday with an 80 percent chance of rain decreasing to a 30 percent chance Winds will be from the north and todays high should reach the upper Tonights low should drop to pear Another and groceries were added to the Cheer Fund bringing the funds cash total to Theres not much time aqd donations are needed to feed 200 families this Wednesdays donations were made by Landa Garden William and Marie 25 Lonie Jim and Myrtle Comal Bowl and two anonymous donations of groceries from King and candy from the New Braunfels Yough Soccer The HeraldZeitung encourages the community to bring its tax deductible donations or non perishable food items by its offices at 186 Those who cannot to the call THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A strong winter storm moved out of the southern Rockies and into Texas early dumping freezing rain and snow over a wide area of the closing schools and snarling rushhour traffic for the second con secutive More than Fort Worth public school students were free from classes after schools were closed about 6 because of treacherous Classes at the University of Texas at Arlington also were cancel although other colleges and public schools in North Texas re mained Freezing drizzle and some snow flurries a repeat of Wednes days nasty weather were forecast across the state throughout the Even far South Texas saw temperatures drop into the low 40s and It has started all over said a Fort Worth Police Department dispatcher of rushhour We thought yesterday was but we had accident calls waiting to be worked before 6 Every available patrolman was out working she By 7 police stopped sending officers to minor Just 30 miles to the east in motorists were spared some of the same problems as rain fell but did not freeze during the height of the rush Light snow was reported in Austin this and the National Weather Service described a band of precipitation over North Texas from Sherman through DallasFort Worth to The worst could be yet to The weather service said most por tions of North and Central Texas wouldnt get the brunt of the storm until after Im sure it will be chaos said forecaster Brian After this initial precipita it will be several hours before the storm Fort Ozona Brownwood and other Texas cities reported ice on roads and bridges this Up to two inches of snow is ex pected in the Fort Worth area and at least four inches farther north when the storm ends around Harmon Temperatures today were expected to stay around the freezing point and in the 20s
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