New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 18, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas
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K. State 20, TOU 3 Houston 42, Lamar 36 Baylor 20, UTEP 6
Top 10 Upsets
(16) Wash. 25, (8) Michigan (24) Mich. St 28. (4) Notre Dams 23 Tulane 34. (9) Fie. St 28
Unicorns, Cougars remain undefeated
Sports, Page9.Report on Comal ISD morale due Tuesday
By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer
Those interested in the 11-member advisory committee’s report on low morale within Comal ISD don’t have long to wait. The report will be made public Tuesday night.
The committee presentation is one of many agenda items listed for the
7:30 p.m. CISD board meeting. In its first report on July 19, the committee outlined 19 recommendations on communication or the lack of it. CISD trustees took most of them to heart, including the creation of a part-time public relations position.
Committee recommendations from the first report that may be included in the P.R. person's duty list are
coordination of a school district newspaper, a monthly calendar to the news media, a press release program and better communication between parents and teachers.
School policy will also dominate the meeting, with 43 policies scheduled for review. Some revised legal policies, local policies and new base version policies are scheduled for first
reading, including the Texas Association of School Board’s policy update done twice a year.
Other policies that may be discussed for possible modifications include school board meetings, public participation, health and life insurance, use of tobacco, student eligibility, and absence from school.
Trustees will also decide whether to
accept or appeal the Comissioner of Education’s approval of Encino Park’s deannexation from CISD.
The board will also make nominations for two directorships on the Central Appraisal District board, with terms to begin on Jan 1,1994
Trustees may also consider approval of supplementary salaries for cheerleader sponsors at the middle
school level, and the assistant tennis coach at the senior high level
Other agenda items include an executive session, a student transfer request, a Comal County Community Fund presentation, and reports on the long-range planning committee, enrollment, and the orchestra program
Nsw Braunfels, Texas
Vol. 92 — No. 186
Black woman Miss America
Boerne's Rogers in top 10
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ. (AP) -Miss New York, Vanessa Williams, was crowned Miss America 1984 on Saturday night, and became the first black woman to win the title in the 62-year history of the pageant.
Miss Williams, 20, of Millwood, N.Y., won preliminary talent and sw limning suit competitions earlier in the week of the pageant, which barred minority participation during its first three decades.
Miss New Jersey, Suzette Charles, the other black finalist in the pageant, was first runner-up. Miss Alabama, Pain Rattles, 21, of Muscle Shoals, was second runner-up, while the third runner-up was Miss Mississippi. Wanda Gayle Geddie, 24, of Hattiesburg. Miss Ohio, Pamela Heiean Bigas, 22, of Canfield, was fourth runner-up.
Dana Rogers, Miss Texas, who hails from Boerne, was named one of the pageant's IO finalists. Rogers, 22, represented San Antonio in the Miss Texas pageant.
Miss Williams cried when she was selected the 57th winner of the pageant before millions of worldwide television viewers and a capacity crowd of 25,000 at Convention Hall.
The outgoing Miss America, Debra Sue Maffett, 26, ut Anaheim, Calif., who also won talent and swimsuit
preliminaries last year, crowned her successor.
Miss Williams who entered her state contest earlier this year only after she was recruited by New York pageant officials who had seen her perform in Syracuse.
A junior at Syracuse University majoring in musical theater, Miss Williams sang a highly-charged rendition of “Happy Days Are Here Again" in Saturday's talent competition and has said she hopes one day to perform on a Broadway stage.
Miss Williams said she admires singer I^ena Horne and considers herself to have the same “stylistic" singing voice as the veteran entertainer.
Her parents, Milton and Helen Williams, both are music teachers and taught their daughter French horn and melophone as well as singing.
As Miss America, Miss Williams will receive a $25,000 scholarship and can expect to earn more than $100,000 in personal appearances during her reign. She also may take her scholarship in cash.
The first runner-up wins a $15,000 scholarship and the next three highest finishers get $10,000, $7,000 and $5,000
See PAGEANT, Page ISA
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New Braunfels High School band member Adnane Michelson greets Eden Home resident Etna Wetta during the New Braunfels Bastrop football game Friday night Wetta and other senior citizens attended as part of the school's Golden
One-car accident kills man
By DYANNEFRY Staff writer
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Sib* photo by John h Son**
Unicorn program, which provides discounts for senior citizens as well as transportation to the stadium for nursing home residents Wetta and the rest of the Unicorn tans went home happy, as New Braunfels won, 38 0
A 21-year-old San Antonio man died after being thrown from his truck on IH 35 s Solms Road exit ramp early Saturday.
Daniel P Iaght Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene by R.G Blanchard. Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2 The accident occurred at approximately 1:40 am, and involved only one vehicle, a 1978 Ford pickup
According to a Department of Public Safety report. Light was traveling south on IH 35 A spokesman for the Sheriff’s liepartment said the investigating officer didn’t know whether I ag bt drove onto the exit ramp on purpose But he had apparently veered in that direction, because he struck the guard rail with the left side of his truck The pickup rolled once, ejecting the driver, whose head hit the guard rail (Mi the way down, the report said
Light was the second person to die in a Comal County traffic accident this month The first victim was 31-year-old Roger Kropp, who died of injuries sustained in a train-truck collision on Sept 7.
The DPS recorded no traffic deaths rn Comal County for August But four people were killed on local roads in the first eight months of 1983, and another 156 were injured. As of the end of August Guadalupe had seen four traffic deaths this year
Pageant begins county fair activities
resignsWhitney leaves Archdiocese
The executive director of the Catholic Youth Organization in San Antonio, who was charged with indecency with a child in New Braunfels, has resigned his position.
Duncan Cameron Whitney, 48, of Canyon lake, was arrested Thursday when he surrendered to the Comal County Sheriff’s Office. He was later freed on $5,000 bond, set by Peace Justice Fred Stewart.
The Rev. David Garcia, spokesman for the Archdiocese (rf San Antonio, said that Whitney resigned Thursday, but would not make further comment.
The complaint, investigated by Ii. Gilbert Villarreal at the request of the Texas Department (rf Human Resources, accuses Whitney (rf sexual contact with a 12-year-old boy in Comal County on Aug. 4.
"This was a sexual-abuse type thing, even though there was no intercourse," Villarreal said. "Wt really have two complainants, but only one charge has been hied so far."
Any additional charges will be up to the Comal County Diatrict Attorney end the Grand Jury, VUlarreal added.
The best that Comal County has to offer in needlework, kitchen craft, art, music and critter-raising will be gathered in one place for five days this week. And that place will be the Comal County Fair Grounds on Common Street In a way, the 1983 fair will start tonight at 7:30 at Canyon High School, when a panel of three judges picks the Queen, Princess and Duchess to reign over this year’s festivities Before it’s all over, a host of other two-legged and four-legged specimens will be judged for their beauty. Fair visitors will get a new
MOSCOW (AP) - The Kremlin on Saturday canceled Andrei Gromyko's trip to the U N. General Assembly, accusing U.S. officials of “refusing" to ensure his safe passage. It was the first time the foreign minister had canceled in more than 25 years.
The move was in response to a decision by New York and New Jersey authorities to ban the Soviet U N. delegation from landing at New York area airports — to protest the Soviets’ downing of a South Korean jumbo jet Sept. 1. All 219 people aboard, including 81 Americans, were killed.
Gromyko’s cancellation was announced by the official news agency Tam in a three-paragraph statement that was also the first official con-
perspective ut* mc from the tops of the carnival rides. They’U see some bulls dogged and some horses run. And perhaps they’ll hear some good music and drink a little beer.
The fair officially begins Wednesday, with Family Night at the carnival on the grounds and Night in Old New Braunfels at the Comal Corral.
Admission to the fair grounds is free that night, and carnival rides will be offered at a discount rate, starting at 6 p.m. Gates to the corral open at 6 30 am., with the traditional Grand March and dance contest set for later
firmation that Gromyko had planned to make his customary trip to the annual General Assembly meeting, beginning Tuesday
Gromyko, who became foreign minister in 1957 and had attended every General Assembly session ainee, used the visits to make major policy speeches and to meet with the secretary of state.
Tass did not say when Gromyko had planned to go to New York, but if he had followed past practice he would have flown rn Sept. 25 — the Sunday following the opening of the General Assembly session. A spokesman for the Soviet mission in New York said other members of the delegation
that evening The fair queen and her court will be introduced at 8:30 p.m Sull-Ufe exhibit items will be coriung in all day Wednesday, along with the rabbits and poultry to be
Fair Queen contestants, Page IB
shown All rabbits are due by 7 p.m., and poultry by 9 p m Exhbtls in the Agriculture, Handiwork, Baking, Canning A Preserving, Heirloom A Antiques, Clothing and Arts A Crafts
The State Department had no immediate comment on Gromyko's cancellation, but it said previously that the foreign minister’s plane would have been allowed to land at a military airfield in the New York area. Tass did not say why that option was rejected.
The agency said, “U.S. authorities do not give guarantees that the safety of the head of the U.S.S.R.’s delegation ... will be ensured and that normal conditions in this respect will be created. They do not guarantee the adequate (insurance of the arrival and servicing of a special Soviet plane either "
divisions are due by 6 p m Floral entries must be in by 6 30 p.m. Wednesday, except for the cut flowers, which may be brought in between 7 and8;30a.m Thursday.
By the time the fair grounds open to the public again at IO a.rn Thursday . a lot (rf those items will have ribbons on them Judges will start Wednesday night with the Baking and Agriculture divisions, and go on with Polutry, Floral, Canning and Clothing on Thursday morning All livestock, except for entries in the Jackpot Pig Futurity, must be brought in between noon and 6 p.m.Today's Weather
Expect late night and early morning cloudiness today and Monday Otherwise, today will be partly cloudy and hot, with southeast winds blowing near 15 miles per hour and a 20 percent chance (rf thundershowers The chance of rain increases to 30 percent tonight and Monday, with showers likeliest in the afternoon and evening Sunrise today will be at 7:19 a.m.Scoring
High school seniors scored higher on the math portions of the SAT for the second straight year, officials said. However, they slipped a bit rn the verbal section. See Peg* SA
Thursday Pig Futunty entries will be taken between 3 p m Friday and 8 a m Saturday.
The annual Children's Pet Parade and Fair Parade will take place Friday morning in downtown New Braunfels
Pets will be judged at 8 45 a m at Wuest s Parking Lot on San Antonio Street The parade will depart from there at 9 40 a m Ribbons will be given for largest, smallest and best-dressed pets, and in a variety of other categories However, chairman Richard Free warns that only warmblooded pets will be acceptedTexas Pros
Ifs out (rf the frying pan and into the fire for the Houston Oilers, who face Pittsburgh Sunday after losing to Green Bay and the I .os Angeles Raiders — both playoff teams from last year — to open the season Meanwhile, Dallas conies borne to play the New York Giants after two wins on the road Details in Sports
Gromyko cancels trip to U.N.; Kremlin blames lack of securityInside