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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 27, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas t-ririrct rn I CROP I LM CO P.O. BOX SI 6423 DALLAS, TX 75381 Mexico worried World about lost artifacts See Page 3A Comal River........... 345    (down 15) Canyon inflow............ 700 (same) Canyon outflow ........ 755    cfs (same) Watch Edwards Aquifer  626.67 (down .02) Canyon Lake level ...    909.73    (down .05) Canyon Lake couple Area expands family See below ...... -* SAN ANTONIO BF^RS 0® Spurs whip Lakers, page 4A New Braunfels New Braunfels. Texas Friday December 27, 1985 25 Cents 16 Pages Israeli airline attacked KOMK (Alo Terrorists threw hand grenades and fired submachine guns at holiday travelers in simultaneous attacks on Israel’s airline Kl Al at Home and Vienna airports today killing Iii people and wounding up to loo. authorities said Although Kl Al was a target in both instances, witnesses at Homes Leonardo da Vinci Airport said the terrorists, jumping and screaming, fired indiscriminately at passengers checking in TWA, Pan American and Kl Al. In all. eight terrorists were known to be involved at Home and at Vienna s Schwechat airjnirt. and all were reported killed or captured Among those killed at Leonardo da Vinci was an American girl. Natasha Simpson, the ll year-old daughter of Victor Simpson. The Associated Press news editor in Home Also killed were Gen Donato Miranda, the Mexican military attache in Home. and his secretary. Genoveva Jaime Simpson and his son, Michael, were hospitalized with injuries An Italian Interior Ministry spokesman said five terrorists were Involved in the Koine attack and that Iii people were killed and about 60 in jured Italian news agencies said the number ol injured might reach 77. Three terrorists were involved in the attack at Austria, police there said. and all (led in a commandeered car. but one was shot dead and the two others were captured The casualty count iii Vienna was three dead, up to 40 wounded A spokesman tor the Israeli foreign minister said in Jerusalem that "the early indication we have points an accusing linger to the PLO,” but both the Palestine Liberation Organization office iii Koine and a PLO spokesman in Vienna condemned the attacks Pope John Paul called the Home incident a "vicious attack" and said "I express my strongest condemnation for this act ot blood ” In Washington, the Keagan administration condemned the attack and expressed hope the perpetrators would be caught and punished "W'e deplore it and hope the criminals are apprehended and punished,” White House spokesman Larry Speake* told reporters Italian Prune Minister Hettino Craxi said that "according to a first evaluation they (the attackers) pro- See ATTACK, Page 6A Throw it away Third graders of Seele Elementary School's Challenge Class took a quick look at aerospace engineering when they studied the impact of eggs dropped from a height. Kristie Reimer, left, insulated her egg LESLIE x Rif WAL.PT HERALD ZfltUNC with her mother's curlers and cotton balls in a box and springs made from hangers to soften tire impact. Amy Grunwald flings tier egg inside a paper wrapped box. All the eggs survived Canyon Lake family makes room for extra children LESUE KRIEWALDT HERALD ZEITUNG The Crabtree family: Shana, left, Patricia, Jeffrey, Bradley, Dave, Dione (in lap) and Kristin. By SARAN DUKE Staff writer Patricia Crabtree always wanted a large family. We have ll children we call ours,” Patricia said. Kight have been adopted, the other three are the Crabtree’s by birth That does not include the more than Ho foster children Patricia and her husband. Dave Crabtree, have cared for "I believe that when Jesus said ‘Come unto the little children.’ he meant all of us,” said Dave, minister of the Canyon Lake United Methodist Church "We got into adoption because we’ve always wanted a large family and the need is there, it is so tremendous Christ said ‘In as much as ye have done unto the least of my children, ye have done unto me,’ ” Patricia said. “We found out there is a vast need for homes for minority or mixed children,” Dave said The Crabtrees say they have a small family now — only five children in the house. Six of their children are grown. The Crabtree family moved to New Braunfels in June when Dave became the minister of the Canyon Lake church They moved here from Odem, near Corpus Christi Dave said the congregation of his church welcomed the children with open arms "We’ve had a very positive response from the church.” Dave said "The church is mostly retired people and I think they enjoy the kids because it’s like having the gran dkids visit ” Adoption has become a way of life for the Crabtrees Patricia said she is waiting to adopt a sibling group "We’ve learned to say yes to every child,” she said. ‘ Because if you start turning down children, they begin to think you’re too picky ” The Crabtrees have recently work ed through Lutheran Social Services of Texas to adopt their newest children Patricia and Dave will help teach classes to people interested in adopting special needs children Children more than three years old, members of minority groups or children with physical, mental or emotional disorders are considered speeial-needs children Dave said providing for the needs of five children on a minister s salary is not alw ays easy. Patricia and Dave both said they have to pinch pennies everv w as they can Patricia saves coupons for groceries, shops second hand stores and sews the children's clothes lo save money It was rough before and it will probably rougher now.” Patricia said "A lot of people say ‘Aren’t the kids a lot of trouble ” and yes they are but it's worth it The name of the game is commitment You really need commitment because sometimes it gets rough,” Patricia said "You have to give up a lot of what we could otherwise have.” Dave said "It s just a matter of priority You have to decide what is more important. "lf you can bring a kid through all the trials and troubles they go through you’ve done more than all the money in the world can do,” Dave said. The Crabtree children have had more than their share of troubles in See FAMILY, Page6A Rec center cleanup continues By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer City workers today cont inning lo clean up the burned out hull of th* banda Recreation Center, while waiting for insurance investigator-to return next week Acting City Managei Jim .lefter said today that an insurance representative took pictures of Hie recreation center in Lamia Park Thursday Ile expert: a Iii*- damage specialist to look at the building Mon day "He will get a (nm estimate ol the dollar value of the damage and recommend a contractor who specializes in repairing fir#* damage ” Jeffers said See UKC CKNTKK, Page GA Warrant issued for suspect in robbery By DEBBIE OelOACN Staff writer Comal County slier iii in vesligators have asked the Kepo.it (Blenders Program in San Antonio to help them locate two men who rob* ed a Comal County man at gunjennt Monday. Two Latin males broke into (tie home of Tony L Kodnguc/ of 1H42 Stony ( leek around in to p iii Mon day and took $50 and a shotgun I he suspects also had a gun and th: eaten cd to kill Rodriguez investigator said Tile death threat make' fro* dime aggravated armed r«*btx*y Sheriffs U Kudy Itubiosaid "We have one man ID’d and .vc vc been looking for turn toi tin• <* day-Kubio said "KOP has been a turk mg program iii san Antonio for atmut two months, and has been very mi* cessful I feel confident KOP t rn help us ” A warrant was issued < brist mas Kve for the arrest of one of the suspects But dubio said flier* is no warrant out for the second suspect s arrestInside CLASSIFIED    1016 COMICS    9 CROSSWORD    3 DEAR ABBY    3 HOROSCOPE    3 OPINIONS    8 RELIGIOUS FOCUS    5 SPORTS    4 WEATHER    2Today s Weather Today will tx- partly cloudy with a high in tile lower Gds Tonight s low will he near to Saturday will also tx partly cloudy with a high near on Thursday s high was 55 and this moi ning's low was 53 Sunset today will tx* at 5 4o pm Saturday > -utilise w ill tx* al 7 25 a inBanner Year I Axal volleyball teams had yet another good year in I HHS as two of the thiee teams won district cham pionstups an*! advanced in dx playoffs Sports Page 4A ;

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