New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 1, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas
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TUESDAY November 1,1983 25 centsNew Braunfels. Texas Vol. 92 - No. 217 14 Pages (USPS 377-8801
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Kentucky man sought in bank swindle
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Parry allegedly pawed aa a bank rial tuner and then ai a police oil Wet. to a fora! woman bari in September al I M2 Hr told her he wa* investigating a lr lier ai brr bani • never
identifying which bani Hr wanted her to withdraw $4,800 and then be d re-drpuftit it." Guerrero said The woman Irted to call local authorities to verify th* titan'* story . bul Guerrero said Parry somehow intercepted her call- He posed a* a police officer and told her everything wa* tine.** the detective said Guerrero said the woman withdrew the money ami met Parry outside the New Braunfels Post Office. Needless to say. hr didn t stick around long after that." he added
There are at least four outstanding warrants urn on Parry in Texas for the samr type of offense,** Guerrero said
It Will be partly cloudy this afternoon, becoming cloudy by late tonight through Wednesday with morning fog Winds will be from the southeast at 10-15 mph today and Wednesday , decreasing to 5-10 mph tonight. Sunset will be at 5 45 pm, and sunrise Wednesday will be at 8 45 a rn.
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Marines invade neighboring island
ST GEORGE S. Grenada IAP* - US military vans blared warnings to hcldout Cuban and Grenadian snipers to give up today, and the Pentagon said hundreds of Marines swarmed onto a neighboring island to hunt more possible resisters The Pentagon announcement from Washington said two nmpames of leatherneck* invaded Camacou. 20 miles north of Grenada, but Iou. I no Cubans or Grenadian* and were preparing to leave Ham radio operators ‘tad caid resisters to the U S -led invasion were hiding on Carrtucou. a tiny island Hi the Grenadines chain
On Monday. heUcopleo chased ^ropers who shot at a U S ground patrol, forcing the American* to scramble for cover In St George's searchers riranrd the rubble of a mental hoaptU) sc vide nu ll y bombed by U S warplanes in which as many as ID people died Despite the imping. IJH Marines were leaving for tabanor. their original
assignment before being diverted to Grenada. U.S. Army soldiers were taking their place today, a week after the U.S.-led invasion of the 133-square-mile Caribbean island
Deputy Secretary of State Kenneth Dam said there is no timetable for U S troop withdrawal because it was not known when all resistance would end.
rapt Barry Willey, an Army public affairs officer in Grenada, said he knew of no bands of resisters SHU fighting, but said soldiers combing the island were finding more caches of weapons and ammunition Military vehicles with loudspeakers tanned out over the roads, blasting this message over and over: ' Members of the People's Revolutionary Army. Cuban defenders lory down your arms and surrender. You will be allowed to go home Gen Austin has surrendered. The resistance is over.”
Gen Hudson Austin, who led the Marxist military junta which selfed control and
killed Prime Minister Maurice Bishop. was taken by U.S. paratroopers after they were Upped that the general was hiding in a house on the southeast coast, Willey said.
Without firing a shot, the paratroopers seized Austin, along with two militia officers and two young men, Willey said. Whether the young men were hostages, “I cannot say," Willey said.
White House spokesman tarry Speakes said Austin was being held "for his personal protection" on the USS Guam, the flagship of the U.S. fleet off Grenada.
The Pentagon said 18 U.S. servicemen have been killed, 86 wounded and one is
missing since the invasion.
In the capital, the stench of dead bodies pervaded the ruins of the mental hospital, but otherwise life began to have some normalcy
Students went to school Monday for the first time since leaders of a military coup imposed a shoot-on-sight curfew.
The Good Ship Wurst
Floren, Navy, Symphony open 10-day festival Friday
A nrw musical feature will kick off UM uprfuftg day of WurUfeat F riday Mural! rat officially begin* ti* liMay run Friday with Ute /Aomened* am Comat Myron Florae the accordionist who ha* been UM featured entertainer at W unrest fur many years, will (oui the Mid Texa* Symphuny at 5 M pm Friday. The 1 Wurst Navy will lr airport Floren up the tut aal kiter Flore* will perform and conduct the Mid
Texas Symphony Orchestra un Ute waterfront F loren will perform at I p rn F riday al UM W urUhalir He will play twice daily for the ftrsl six days of Wurstfest The Clover leaf* will dance from 4-U JO p m al the W ursthaile A* a special feature, the Hraurtfri* Bra** Hand from Braunfels, Germany, will play al Pm Grosse loft Die Big Tent I. The UFpsete bras* band will perform several time* during the first weekend uf the festival The Seven Dutchmen will have two per
format***, at lpm and » p rn at Om urn ss* Im The Bavarian tillage Band atli perform ai the bug at Hp rn The Havanan Village band will also perform al I p rn al Om Amo IW I The little Tent »„ The Katertauwfs Polka Band will perform id Pm taro Imt al I p at and Bl pm and Mike Harmer and Tarry Cavanaugh wilt perform al t
Other events include guided tears al the laggwrnlung Memorial Museum, the First Protestant Church. (Im Undheuner Home, the Baetage Home id Conservation Plata and hi Martin * church on Up 137 The lours begin m Ham Friday.
The Heritage Fateful opens al I* a rn Friday at the Civ* Center This year s theme is life iii New Braunfels during (he Civil War Many ai the items un display are un luau (rum private homes There will also be an exhdat of early crafts a* well as sausage-makii* drmun-
Un Friday two artists, Michael Kalb, a i corbet painter from Europe, and Beta New Un of the Goebel Collectors Club, will be (raided at the Geebrtfest, which is fir XI In Gate I al the Wordiest grounds Internationally recognized artists and scigpiors will be present during W or si! est to demonstrate their talents and answer questions This year, the Gobetfed includes the largest display of MI Huh one;" figurines in the Southwest There will also be the W or sliest Art Show at the Elks Lodge and the Wurst Craft biwa and S4I* at the M*i« Plaza Al I p rn, Circle Arts Dwaler will present their annual md Tune Melodrama This year s melodrama is Do Your Wurst, Wicked WUlfred ’
Carroll Hoffmann, president of the Wurslfest A sam lei cry said the expects about
150MO people at the festival this y ear
Some inmates due in Lockhart during Wurstfest
Eight in ten prisoners at the Comal County lad soli have a new reside!ive fur It days during Wurst! est
An agreement has been made to transfer *ouse Comal County prisoners to Caldwell Cuunfy Jail in Lockhart for the duration of Wurstfest to open up more room for inmates here, Sheriff Wader Keller* said Tuesday.
in October county officials discussed having a temporary minimum-secunty jail ready in lur* for Wurstfest, but dismissed the plan due to (he project » high cost
We haven’t decided yet who we ll take down there/* Fellers said He guessed the transferred prisoners will be those who are wailing for their tnal or those who are currently serving a jail
The prisoners will be transported to I Lockhart by car, Fellers said The sheriff offered no prediction on how many people will be jailed during Wurstfest That s to be seen yet," he said.
Fellers estimated that about 150 people were jfhwd last year during the November festivities
Absentee voting ends Friday in amendments election
Absentee voting in Comal County on ll proposed amendment* lo the Texas Constitution aboil has already been amended 253 times, hasnt generated much oiler est huoe UU Ii, only Ii absentee votes have been cast at the taunt) Clerk * Office Ab aentee voting will shut off at 5 p m Friday fur the Nov I regular election Amendment* up fur voter consideration are:
No I would allow fewer justices of the peace and constable* for counties with less than HAH Present law requires
at least four precincts with a constable and justice of peace for each Those in favor say, un haling tarnal County Judge Fred Clark, thai many counties don t need all those officials UppooMMs feel it’ll mean more overburden fur already-swamped county officials
However, Clark added that Amendment No I would not aff eel tarnal County, because Os population exceeds MAUD No. 3 would change the homestead protection provision fur urban lots from a $10,100 maximum valuation to a one-acre limit Proponents say basing the Limit on sue
rather than value would preclude the need for future amendment* due to inflation, while opponents contend that current limits are sufficient
Nu 3 would let farmer groups Uke commodity associations collect fee* from growers and use the money to market and promote that agricultural product Producers who did not participate would get refunds, but each nonparticipant would have to write a letter to get that refund Opponents feet this amendment sine Ll* Uke a new tax on farmers, while proponents say it would create jobs and help the stele’* agricultural economy.
No. 4 would provide a line of succession for legislators, in case of disasters Uke a nuclear attack The slate Employees Retirement System would submit a list of former senators and representative# for each Senate and House district The Ueutenant governor and speaker would rank the former members according to seniority The lists would be updated annually, and those with the most seniority would be picked for replacements
See ELECTION, Page 14
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Over the top
Contund president Blit Morton pushes the thermometer in Main Plaza to the top Monday to show tile annual fund drive has exceeded its goal Celebrations were held on the plaza md at the Canyon Lake Action Center Monday to show that Cornfield bad made it for 1983.
Comfund closes best year
Bv DEBBIE DelOACH Staff writer
The highest Comal County Community Fund goal was reached in the shortest amount of time Hum ever before in 15*63 That's what local dignitaries and tamfund officials beard, on hand Monday at Main Plaza for the “Comfund $100,000 Victory Celebration ” While smiles decorated HCM. • "Thank You. Comal County” sign was stapled to the giant Comfund tltermomeler to mark the end of the 1083 drive.
As of Tuesday, the Comfund total stands at $105,373.78 This year marked the earUest drive conclusion since 15*54.
Many thank-you’s were said Munday. Mayor O.A. Stralemann used the 15*83 Comfund theme in his message. "This con unum!) has always come together to accomplish its goals This community cannot function without you, and with you, U (does) work," he said Chamber of Commerce President Donnie Seay said Ute Cham bel was very delighted that the Comfund goal had been reached so early.
Comfund President Bill Morton said his board made two decisions Bus year. "We appointed Bob Kiesling as advance gifts chairman, and Jesse Garcia as drive chairman," Morton said "To them, I wish to express a sincere word of thanks.”
Kiesling reported that advance gifts accounted for over 45 percent of the $1(10,000 goal Comfund Publicity Chairman Leland tax thanked City Manager EN. Delashmutt for allowing the thermometer placement on Main Plaza, and city employee Jesse Guerrero for "painting" the thermometer each week.
The "painting,” or raising of red-colored wooden squares ic show the total’s progress, was Uke a mystery until Monday. "Now everybody’s
See COMFUND, Page ll