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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 16, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas Page 12A Unicorns best Cougars in Boerne tournament Cheer Fund drive nears conclusion ii nJ nn o onntrihlltpfl fOOl Were threefourths of the way home with our annual Cheer Fund but well need your help to make it the rest of the Were over the mark and this week begins the home Since we have to have some lead time to purchased the food for our Cheer have it delivered and then assemble and deliver the were asking that you make your contribution by Wednesday at the Our goal is to feed 200 local families this and were within reach of that thanks to your Based on a bid for food for the well need to reach that As they have in previous the donations are beginning to pick up as Christmas draws We received in donations Friday and which brings our current balance to Herrera Tile Service and Lloyd and Ellen Taylor both contributed Claude Dickens and Gerald and Rosalie Groves contributed Elise Saegert gave and some and Elmer Zipp also contributed and an anonymous donor gave You can bring your contribution cash or nonperishable food items by the HeraldZeitung of f ice at 186 or mail a check to Drawer New If you a food donation but cant make it by Circulation manager Don Avery at 625 and hell arrange to have it picked Were confident well reach our NBA scores MITCH WOMBLt BOX 45434 TX 75245 NFL scores Rockets Mavericks 115 Saints Giants 3 Spurs Suns 111 Broncos Seahawks 14 Holiday Sing tonight goal this Our New Braunfels and Comal County citizens have always been generous in helping their and we feel that spirit will again Homegrown Christmas Page 1B Get those vocal chords in shape and be prepared to do plenty of singing tonight at the third annual Holiday Community Sing on Main The event will run from to and it wont be simply a spectator although the Holy Family Church choir will be on hand sing Feliz Dick Morris will lead all those present in Christmas after a welcome by Mayor Barbara Bring flashlights to read lyric sheets after dark and New Braunfels Sunday December Ntw Texas 242 50 Cents 60 Sections 7 children killed in fire Texas AP A blaze that eyewitnesses described as a raging inferno raced through a mobile home early killing seven children and injuring their one of whom failed at a last ditch rescue The seven five girls and two boys ranging in age from to 8 were asleep when the fire broke out shortly before 4 authorities The whole horizon was lit up with said Jerry the manager of the trailer You completely through the Ken Lee of the Fort Bend County sheriffs office said 47year old Daniel father to four of the tried to run back into the burning mobile but was driven back by heat and The other three children who died belonged to Montoyas Delia a carpet was taken to the burn center at John Sealy Hospital in Hospital spokeswoman Linda Westerlage said Saturday night that he was listed in good condition with seconddegree burns over three percent of his primarily his left Martinez ran for help and sustained only minor injuries in the authorities The mobile in a park three miles east of Beasley southwest of was fully involved when sheriffs deputies and fire depart ment personnel arrived on the Lee The victims were identified as Jessica 3 Rachael 7 Elizabeth 8 John 4 Esmerelda 6 Mandy 7 and Daniel Montoya Linda Verdecanna of the Fort Bend County Sheriffs Department said the bodies of the children were taken to the Harris County Lee said authorities did not know the cause of the but he noted that the mobile home did not have any See Page 16A Burglary charges filed in mobile home breakin A 29yearold New Braunfels charged with one count of burglary of a has been liked with 11 other burglaries of local mobile We filed on him for one and we were given enough information that we have cleared up 11 burglaries in New said New Braunfels Police Juan Most of he was involved We are still looking for other possibly Within the past five several mobile homes parked in sales lots have been broken into and robbed of speakers and One was wiped Gusme All the furniture was Randall Joe Abney of Box 553 was arrested about 6 Thursday night for car equipment violations and driving while license He was driving on the street one day and we stopped Gusme We had information that we got early this We knew who he was and it was just a matter of locating Gusme said he checking into other unsolved burglaries with the same method of operation to see if Abney and the others were in DANASTELL Road work Lll LING The weather has been more like early but you can still get the Christmas spirit with a drive through Main Plaza although we cant always guarantee a full Those planning to do their shopping had best since only seven shop ping days State OKs FM Highway 46 projects ByDANASTELL Staff writer Major expansion of FM 725 and Texas 46 East southeast to the Comal County line has been tentatively approved by the state highway Three other major highways in this area were put on a fiveyear timetable at that same At the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation Commission meeting last they authorized the funding of various projects around the said Bobbie department resident engineer for this Hasert had submitted to the state proposals to expand FM 725 from two to five lanes including a continuous left turn lane from IH 35 to the Iselin Mill From there to the county FM 725 is proposed as a fourlane same general thought process there prevails on my part that there are enough businesses and structures to warrant five lanes with a continuous left turn lane on Texas 46 East now two Hasert Because of the lower business population past Alves Hasert suggests reducing the highway to four lanes from there to the county Both one miles long and one miles are only part of total expansion of the roads all the way to Seguin and to Hasert Hasert has begun pushing the city to consider rightofway purchases See Page 16A Inside DRAT 1 FOR60T EPQIE RICKEN0ACKER IMS UniWd Inc will be at and Mondays sunrise will be at Demons Possessed Georgetown and Patrick Ewing shredded the DePaul Blue Demons 7757 Saturday in a game between college basketballs 1 and 2 ranked Remembering Yetkin Fund established for exchange student who died in London By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer BUSINESS 5A CLASSIFIED 511B COMICS 7C CROSSWORD 6C STILL 7 shopping days to Christmas Weather DEAR ABBY 15A DEATHS 8A ENTERTAINMENT HOROSCOPE KALEIDOSCOPE OPINIONS Partly cloudy skies are expected through with todays high in the low 70 and tonights low in the upper Mondays high will be in Yesterdays high was 78 and the tow was Tonights sunset WEATHER PUBLIC RECORDS SPORTS Yetkin a foreign exchange student from Turkey who attended New Braunfels High School three years died last week in England from aplastic The American Field Service Committee sponsored Capar when he attended his senior year here and stayed with three And now after his the New Braunfels High School chapter of AFS would like to start a scholarship fund in his The money would go to a New Braunfels student who would like to be a foreign exchange 114A student abroad but whose parents 3A may not have the for 7C 14B 4A 2A We havent sent an AFS kid abroad from New Braunfels High Two years ago there was a student who expressed interest and he would have been perfect for the but he simply didnt have the Judy the AFS program Anyone wishing to send a memorial to the fund may send it to New Braunfels High Schools AFS The families whom Yetkin stayed with remember him as a serious young man with a mind of his own and not afraid to speak He was surprised to find American teenagers much less interested in politics and world events than his con temporaries in wanted to be a But he was especially good at They have national tests in each subject and the year before he came over he had won the national math contest in Algebra When he went back he was a little behind because their schools are more accelerated than but he graduated and was accepted at the University of Istanbul in computer Bonnie his math teacher and one of the host Capar came from a fairly welloff family that lived in a city of 2 His father was a legislator and had been chosen by the Turkish president to help write a new con and his mother was a He had one younger brother who had donated some bone marrow for a The treatment was performed in but it was not He kept in contact with me and he wrote me at the end of last school year that he had gotten ill during Doctors there gave him a battery of tests and found what he Treatment in England was one of the two choices his family Leitch Yetkin had ambition he wanted to go into politics and eventually saw himself becoming president of his He had had a close call with death as a young boy that gave him both a religious outlook aud a feeling ;