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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 29, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Woman found dead in room autopsy ordered A 41yearold woman was found dead in her motel room here and an autopsy was ordered by 1 Peace Justice Harold Cause of death was but Krueger said it was a possible Emergency Medical Service reports identified the woman as Mary Louise of Acting Fire Chief Jack Wilson said a call for an ambulance came at but the woman was dead when the EMS at the Charter Inn off IH Krueger said Saturday the autopsy was performed by a pathologist in The autopsy was probably completed but I havent heard the results he Well know A New Braunfels Police officer said the woman checked in to a motel and was found dead in her room the same Inside CLASSIFIED CROSSWORD DEATHS ENTERTAINMENT FOOTBALL 1982 HOROSCOPE KALEIDOSCOPE SPORTS 1013 A SB 2A 9A 116C SB 18B 68A 14A Kicking off the season The end of August means pigskin time in and the HeratdZeitung has the cure for football fever in todays Football 82 is an indepth look at the local gridiron with sections on the Smithson Valley Canyon New Braunfels Unicorns and Southwest Texas State Football S2will tell you what coaches have to say about this years squads and show you lots of pictures of local players In ac of Sports editor Karl Mitchell and Scott Haring will tell you wh0 they think will win it all this See Section AV New Braunffels New Texas SUNDAY August 50 cents 169 78 Sections USPS 377880 Reagan axes large budgetbusting bill SANTA AP President Reagan vetoed a billion catchall spending bill Saturday as a budget and the government immediately began taking steps to avoid widespread furloughs of federal agency shutdowns arid program Deputy White House press secretary Larry Speakes said 27 government offices were left hurting for funds because of the He said there was a good possibility some government employees he did not know how many would be laid off With the salaries of 3 million personnel at stake under the Reagan took extraordinary steps to avoid a payless payday for those in the armed services next ItWas Reagans eighth veto since he v v Republican leaders in Congress had urged the president to sign the warning that a veto might be overridden or that he might not get a second chance to win congressional approval of funds for his highly prized Caribbean Basin foreign aid But in a brief radio address broadcast live from his mountaintop ranch near said the bill exceeded his request for domestic programs by nearly billion and contained funds for several things Ive vetoed already as being In a separate veto message to Reagan I do not take this step But this bill would bust the budget by nearly a billion Reagan said that last weeks surge on Wall Street and other economic im provements were a positive reaction to congressional approval of a billion taxincrease in This legislation flies in the face of that Democratic leaded in Congress quickly criticized tlte presidents House Majority Jim D said the veto revives the spirit of confrontation artd hostility which some of us had tried to put at rest with approval of the tax increase package a week Wright said Reagans theatrical veto put his Caribbean Basin plan in severe He hinted that Democrats would hold the Caribbean program hostage for increased funds for domestic social welfare Many of my colleagues are saying that if the president is unwilling to give needed help to the the poor and the handicapped in our own he can scarcely expect Congress to appropriate more for such people in other large measure on a growing conviction that this government has finally developed the will to set its fiscal house Senate Democratic Whip Alan Cranstdri See Page 14A Legal switch Lawyer alleged overcharge reassigned By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer The Texas Public Utilities Commission has shuffled attorneys working on a case that force Pedernales Electric Cooperative PEC to refund more than million to its Mark a PUC staff attorney who angered PEC officials by criticizing tlie coops billing has been removed from the A preliminary hearing will be held 24 on a PUC petition of inquiry filed a month ago to force PEC to return million to its The according to the were overcharged to PECs customers in 1981 because of outdated billing methods and Pedernales officials denied The PEC serves nine Central Texas including most of western Comal County and the Canyon Lake The petition came from the office of PUC General Counsel Allen King after a routine audit uncovered the PUC spokesmen have But PEC officials accused Zeppa of engaging in a personal vendetta and hatchet job because his involvement in the case a few months after he sharply criticized the Texland Electric proposed power the Pedernales and Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative formed Texland in 1978 to build a power plant in Milam The coops have been feuding with the Lower Colorado River which supplies them with electricity and wants to build a third generating unit at its Fayette County The LCRA is holding the coops to their energy con and the coops have sued the authority in an attempt to invalidate The full Public Utilities Commission will vote on granting permission for either or both projects sometime this after listening to staff reports beginning in Ronna a PUC said in an interview Friday that Zeppa was needed elsewhere and was replaced on the PEC case by PUC attorney Steve had some rate filings come and See Page 14A Heres looking at you Resembling very much the cat who just swallowed the 3yearold Tony Garro looks up from his doodling between Staff photo by John Senter volleyball games at Smithson Valley High School earlier this Annexation Petitioners want in to Garden Ridge I ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer Annexation hearings on neighborhoods south and east of the Garden Ridge city limits are set for Wednesday and Thursday of this Petitions for annexation are on file at City with signatures from residents of the area under The petition also provided a signature column for residents who didnt want to become part of the and that drew some signatures Both sides and Garden Ridge too are invited to voice their views in this weeks The first will be held at 6 Wednesday in City Hall on Timber Rose The Thursday also set for 6 will be held at the in tersection of Gloxinia and Hoya in the area proposed for Speculation on Arafats exit mounts as exodus continues Firefighters kept busy Five grass fires kept New Braunfels Fire Department trucks on the road much of Friday af A passing train was cited as a possible cause of a fire that burned a strip 25 feet by halfamile along the MissouriKansasTexas Railroad tracks near Watson That call came in at Two minutes units were called to a fire off River Road about one mile north of its intersection with Loop which burned about an Possible discarded commented one Railroad ties flared up again at the scene of the Watson Lane fire at and the blaze was extinguished a second A small area burned near the intersection of Krueger Lane and and was doused shortly after 4 The River Road fire rekindled at requiring another Lebanon AP The Palestinian dispersal wound up its first week Saturday when about 600 more guerrillas sailed from the controlled and speculation mounted about when and how PLO chief Yasser Arafat will leave his west Beirut The Israeli military command on Saturday reported three incidents of shooting by Palestinian guerrillas but said there were no With the number of armed Palestinians in west Beirut reduced by more than attention also began to focus on how to rein in the armed militias whose feuding has ravaged Lebanon for A meeting was scheduled Monday to discuss deployment of police forces in Moslem west Lebanons Moslem elder Saeb called for dissolution of all militias Christian and Moslem Lebanons staterun radio said Arafat secretly left the capital from the port before but he later was interviewed at Salams home as he made a latenight round of farewell visits to important PLO The Palestine Liberation Organization chairman said he would leave the capital publicly but would not say when pr where he would who has been expected to go first to Damascus and eventually to Tunisia must leave by 3 Friday under the plan worked out by presidential envoy Philip Reliable PLO sources have said preparations were under way for a heavily guarded convoy to take Arafat and other top PLO leaders to PLO Foreign Minister Farouk Kaddoumi said in that Arafat would lead the PLO delegation at the Arab summit scheduled to open 6 in but would not provide details of his travel Kaddoumi was in Bizerte to welcome about Palestinians who arrived by sea to tumultuous cheers from a dockside throng that included President Habib They then were driven to an isolated camp 45 miles west of In the Lebanese government and the Israeli military said about 600 Palestinians sailed for Syria Saturday afternoon aboard the Italian ship the 10th boatload since the operation began The withdrawal has left Moslem west Beirut more or less in the hands of its numerous leftist and there has been serious concern that the police alone will not be able to handle them or disarm the civilian population in a city where nearly everyone carries a East Beirut is controlled by Christian whose leader Bashir Gemayel was elected president of Lebanon last Moslem leaders have said they fear reprisals after the French and Italian peacekeeping troops One Italian soldier and two French soldiers have been reported wounded by the volleys of jubilant gunfire that have saluted the departing and witnesses said one French soldier lost two fingers and another suffered face cuts in the ex plosion of a mine they were trying to defuse Neither the French army nor the French Em bassy would provide any further According to the PLO and Lebanese some PLO fighters and soldiers of the Palestine Liberation Army a PLO wing under Iraqi and Jordanian command have left Beirut by The Israelis put the figure at but there is no way to reconcile the The PLO has estimated there were guerrillas in the city before the withdrawal while the Israelis said there were Once the Palestinians are there still will be Syrian troops and about as many Israeli soldiers in wartorn
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