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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 3, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas Bow! results in; champs to be crowned tonight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fifth-ranked Miami foiled a last-minute two-point conversion play to upset No. I Nebraska 31-30 Monday night in the Orange Bowl, denying the previously unbeaten Comhuskers a national championship in college football. The Hurricanes, cheered on by a hometown crowd of 72,549, scored on each of its three first-period possessions and then overcame one Nebraska rally that tied the score early in the third quarter and another in the final 8^ minutes. The 50th Orange Bowl was one of the most exciting and capped a day of bowl upsets that left the nation without an undefeated team. Nebraska wound up 12-1, while second-ranked Texas, a 10-9 loser to Georgia in the Cotton Bowl, and No. 3 Auburn, which nipped Michigan 9-7 in the Sugar Bowl, finished 11-1 along with Miami. In other bowl games Monday, Ohio State defeated Pittsburgh 20-23 in the Fiesta Bowl and UCLA defeated Illinois 45-9 in the Rose Bowl. The Associated Press will announce the national champion at 6:30 p.m. EST Tuesday. New JJ—LL BraunfelsHerald-Zeituna TTT-T-T-r—-3* TUESDAY January 3,1984 25 cents New Braunfels, Texas    Vol.    93    -    No.    2    12    Pages    (USPS    377-880) Syrians release captured pilot DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria today freed U.S. Navy LL Robert O. Goodman Jr., a day after Jesse Jackson met President Hafez Assad and made a direct appeal for the airman’s release. Goodman, who had been held since his attack jet was shot down over central Lebanon a month ago, was brought to the Syrian Foreign Ministry shortly before noon in a civilian car and, as he went up the steps, told reporters, “I’m very happy.” He and Jackson, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination and a leader of the black civil rights movement, emerged together moments later. They raised their hands in the V-for-victory sign and were driven in a limousine to the Sheraton Hotel where Jackson had been staying. The Pentagon in Washington said a U.S. military plane was sent to bring Goodman home. Jackson said he also would be on the flight, and that it would probably stop en route to the United States so Goodman could ‘'go through the necessary medical examination and the necessary debriefing.” Goodman changed into a well-tailored suit following his release and appeared at a news conference with Jackson. "It’s unfortunate that people are killed,” Goodman said, when asked how he felt to be free. “I’m a naval officer and the fact that I’m sitting here is just fate. It could have been 1,000 other” servicemen who were shot down and captured. Goodman, 27, of Virginia Beach, Va., was navigator-bombardier on a A-6E Intruder jet that was shot down Dec. 4 during the only American air strike against Syrian anti-aircraft positions in Heading home DAMASCUS. Sv»*a 'API Jet*" Jackson and Navy ll Robert O Goodman Jr lait th* Syrian capital today on U S Aa Fore* ptana atti-f Jackson per snared the Syrian government to release the American airman Jackson and ijoodman who was held captive tor a month left aboard the Boeing 707 at 6 09 pm ill 09 am IST) headed for Frankfurt West Germany Lebanon. The plane's pilot was killed in the raid, which was in retaliation for attacks on U.S. reconnaissance flights. Asked why he thought the Syrians granted Jackson’s appeal for his release, Goodman said: “I think he was able to come from a different point of view” than the Reagan administration. Earlier, Goodman refused to speculate if efforts other than Jackson's could have succeeded. “I don’t know. I’m just happy to be going home.” Jackson has denied that he made the mission because of race reasons. Goodman is black President Reagan said that all Americans "are delighted that this brave young nian will soon be united with his family and that his ordeal is over,” according to a statement read by a White House spokesman, Bob Sims. The Reagan adnu mstration had refused to endorse Jackson’s mission, saying such personal efforts See JACKSON, Page 7 Edwards settles fish lawsuit The Edwards Underground Water District and the U.S. Department of the Interior have settled a lawsuit filed by the EUWD more than three years ago. The water district has agreed to dismiss its complaint that the U.S. Fish It Wildlife service acted improperly in designating San Marcos Springs and River a “critical habitat” for the Fountain Darter, San Marcos Salamander, San Marcos Gambusia and Texas wild rice. The settlement, signed Dec. 21, calls for mutual communication between the two agencies on potential surface water reservoir sites. It also calls for two-way communication regarding new listings of threatened or endangered species which may be found within those sites. In the case (rf plants or animals being considered for such listing, Fish & Wildlife will provide the EUWD with relevant biological data on the species, and the EUWD will be given an opportunity to comment on the data. EUWD manager Tom Fox said this settlement will allow the district to be aware of any fish and wildlife issues associated with surface water reservoirs before those issues become impediments to the development of the sites. He said it would prevent the types of problems that have affected the Tellico Dam in Tennessee and Stacey Dam in Texas. Action areas now under discussion in EUWD planning include: — Sabinal Reservoir site, on the Sabinal River, seven miles south of Utopia in Uvalde County. — Concan Reservoir site at toucan, Frio River. — Montell Reservoir site, Nueces River, six mies upstream of laguna. — Applewhite Reservoir site, Medina River, southwestern Bexar County. See EDWARDS, Page 2 Mixed reviews for New Year's New Year's wrecks Two hurt in crashes; few DWIs reported By DYANNEFRY Staff writer Two people are in the surgical intensive care unit at San Antonio’s Methodist Hospital, being treated for injuries sustained in two separate holiday-weekend traffic mishaps here in Comal County. Sixteen-year-old William L. Tucker of Canyon l^ike is on the hospital’s critical list. He suffered head and leg injuries in a one-car rollover on Canyon Dam’s South Access Road at 9 p.m. New Year’s Eve. The Texas Highway Patrol’s report says the green Chevrolet pickup was going north, passed another vehicle in a no-passing zone and then went out of control on a right curve The truck went off the road to the left, rolled several times and came to rest in a concrete drainage ditch. Another Canyon [.ake resident. 22-year-old James Ergen, was also injured, but was released after emergency-room treatment at McKenna Memorial Hospital. The investigating officer has not yet determined who was driving the car. Another one-car accident on Sunda> night put a Waco woman in the SI CL at Methodist Hospital. Julie T lazarus, 30, was in fair condition Tuesda> with injuries to the head and abdomen. She was a passenger in a car driven by Paul Toups, also of Waco, who was treated and released at McKenna. That wreck occurred at 9:44 pm Sunday on RH 32. some 2.2 miles north of Purgatory Road According to the official report, the southbound Jeep went out of control on a right curve, left the road to tin* right, and slid approximately 130 feet, landing upside down. Victims in both accidents were taken lo McKenna by the Canyon i*ke Emergency Medical Service lazarus and Tucker were later transferred to San Antonio. Except for those two incidents, it was See WRECKS. Page 7 Area motorists heeded this sign, judging from low DWI totals photo bvJchnSmni*Gun collector, wife, daughter slain in Lometa LOMETA, Texas (AP) - The small-town quiet was shattered and the 600 residents of Lometa suddenly found themselves living in fear after a gun collector, his wife and 5-year-old daughter were executed with numerous gunshots to the head, the mayor says. The bodies of Noah Hay don, 60, his 49-year-old wife Edna and their daughter Amanda were found 1 Monday. The three were the victims ‘of numerous “execution-style” gunshots to the head, apparently motivated by robbery, lampasas County Sheriff Gordon Morris said. Eight long guns, either rifles or shotguns, one pistol and two hunting bows were taken from Haydon’s collection, said Texas Ranger Fred Cummings. Mayor Mary E. McAnelly said the Haydon’s were well-Uked and well-respected in the West Central Texas community. “It had been very quiet in this little town before now,” said Mrs. McAnelly, 67. “Everyone here is very concerned and shocked about this But I don’t know what we can do about it, except leave it up to the authorities.” Authorities said they had no suspects, but Cummings said the best lead police have is an indication that at least one gunman was wounded. Area hospitals were placed on alert “But we don’t know any more now than we did when this was all discovered,” Morns said. Justice of the Peace Martin Adams, who ordered the bodies sent to Dallas for autopsies, said his preliminary investigation placed th** time of death at approximately IO p.m. New Year's Day. Haydon’s son, James, found the bodies at about ll a.m. Monday. Adams said Haydon’s weapons collection had been burglarized "a few months ago,” and added that “at one time, he had a right nice collection.” “It initially appears that the motive behind the murders is robbery,” said Morris “Numerous guns belonging to Noah Haydon are missing from the house" He said that all three victims were found shot numerous times about the head “in an execuUon-lype manner” inside their one-story frame house, northwest of Killeen. Mrs McAnelly, the mayor, said that the Haydons had at least one neighbor near their one-story frame house, but that no one had seen or heard anything unusual at the residence over the weekend. See LOMETA, Page 7InsideToday's Weather Comal County forecast calls for cloudy skies this afternoon with a 40 percent of light rain. Clouds will stay through tonight, but the chance of rain will drop down to 20 percent. It will be mostly cloudy and cool on Wednesday. Winds will be from the northeast at 5-10 mph this afternoon, becoming light and variable tonight, and shifting to the southeast near IO mph Wednesday. Sunset will be at 5:45 p.m., and sunrise Wednesday will be at 7:26 a.m.Close, but.. The Canyon Gougarettes erased a 12-point deficit against Hays Monday, but fell short in overtime, 26-37. It was the first district action for the Cigarettes since before the holiday break. •pores. Pe## 6.Who's number 1? The bowl picture muddied the college football waters Monday. Previously undefeated Nebraska and Texas both lost, leaving Auburn and Mianu as the front-runners for the mythical national championship. Sports. Page 5 CLASSIFIED.....................10.11 COMICS.........................8.9 CROSSWORD...............  9 DEAR ABBY........................2 DEATHS...........................2 HOROSCOPE.......................9 OPINIONS..........................4 SPORTS.........................5.8 STOCKS...........................7 TV LISTINGS..................... .9 WEATHER.........................2 Minister credits divine intervention after assailant's gun doesn't fire CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A Seventh-day Adventist pastor says that God saved him from a man who held the minister’s family hostage and later tried to shoot him before killing himself. The man, identified Monday as Amado Cadent, shot himself in the head in the kitchen of the pastor’s home about Sunday evening. Investigators say that the man wanted the Rev. George Morales to order the girlfriend to marry him, but the minister refused “The only thing that saved me was God,” Morales told the Corpus Christi Caller-Times through a translator Mon day. “I was praying to God. ” Cedens went to the pastor’s home about 7 p.m. Sunday, police said. When Morales refused to order the marriage, Cedens pulled a revolver and held the family hostage, investigators say. Police Cap!. Sonny Crisp said Morales’s wife and ber three children jumped out a window and fled to a neighbor's home across the street where they called police. Morales said Cedens then aimed bis revolver at him and pulled the trigger twice, but the gun did not discharge. Police who surrounded the house began searching for Cedens and Morales. Crisp said the pair were in the garage getting ready to take Morales’ car when the gunman spotted police. He went hack into the house and put a gun to his head, said Crisp. He said Cadena pulled the trigger of the 36-caliber pistol once, but the weapon again did not fire. Cadena pulled the trigger a second tune with the gun still at his right temple, and the revolver fired. Cadena, believed to be about SS years old, died at 2:17 a m Monday at Memorial Medical Center, said a hospital spokeswoman. ;