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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 9, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Sober thoughts New Braunfels February 11A Capitol fire victim too drunk to save himself AUSTIN AP Acting Fire Chief Brady Pool says firemen may never know exactly what caused the weekend fire that gutted parts of the but he said the man who perished would have had a better chance if he had been He was hollering Help me Help me Get me out of Pool but all he could do was A preliminary autopsy on the body of the Matt of New showed he had a trace of marijuana plus a bloodalcohol content when he died more than twice the legal drunken driving standard of Three other people staying as overnight guests in the lieutenant governors Capitol apartment escaped including Bill Hobbys 18yearold daughter Two twin beds in the middle bedroom where Hansen was supposed to sleep were and his body was found lying between them on the He died of smoke He might have been lying in there in that den lying on that couch and not in his bedroom when the fire broke out between 5 and Pool Miss Hobby has said she and the other couple staying as guests in the threebedroom apartment had gone to bed about 2 that while Hansen had stayed up alone to watch a cable television music Investigators said the fire started in the den and probably was caused either by an electrical short or smoking When the fire got bad enough he tried to find his way and Im sure if he hadnt have been drinking he would have had a better said He speculated Hansen staggered into the middle bedroom by where there was only one way in there and one way We figured he got in there and walked up and hit that wall in between the two beds and just that was said All he could do was holler He might have been hollering when he was walking around in Miss Hobby escaped through one route and James and Joan Waterman of New who own a stable and were Hansens escaped through a back City officials and the state attorney generals office were investigating the but Pool said experts may never pinpoint the Blood money Grandson charged in shooting death Texas AP An ex convict robbed his 84yearold left him murdered in front of his tiny shack and used the mans life savings to buy several hundred dollars worth of new an investigator Shilloy Douglas of Moores who a relative says never spent more than a was found shot to death Friday in his front His coin and a large roll of bills the proceeds from his monthly Social Security checks were leading deputies to believe robbery was the motive for his Chief Sheriffs Investigator Jim Brewer said Douglas Raymond Douglas of was being held without bond Tuesday on a charge of capital Douglas was arraigned Monday before Peace Justice Bell said he denied bond because Douglas was on parole from a burglary Witnesses told authorities Douglas bought up to worth of new clothes over the Brewer Brewer estimated the grand father had as much as in the roll of Judges wont postpone House special election Social security package getting speedy action WASHINGTON AP House tax writers are ending their hearings on a billion Social Security rescue plan a day early amid complaints from some critics that the speedy deliberations have been a The House Ways and Means sub committee on Social Security was completing hearings today with a marathon session that was to include nearly 50 Staffers said the subcommittee would begin drafting legislation next Dan chairman of the full Ways and Means has said he wanted to keep the legislative pace moving from the quickly to keep opponents mounting serious attacks on bailout which was submitted last month by the National Com mission on Social Security Leaders of organizations representing federal workers have attacked recommendations Social Security coverage to new government but they are now conceding that they may be fighting a losing During Tuesdays Robert president of the National Alliance of Postal and Federal Em said it would be dastardly to force new federal workers into an alien plan of social insecurity next AUSTIN AP Three federal judges said they would not take the drastic step of calling off Satur days special congressional but left undecided whether Texas must clear all its special elections with the Justice A lawsuit filed by minority voters from the 6th Congressional District challenged the legality of the election to fill the vacancy created when Phil Gramm of College Station resigned so he could run as a He had been elected as a Democrat for three but quit 5 after the Democratic caucus dropped him from the House Budget Committee because he backed President Reagans economic Texas Rural Legal representing the complaining argued Tuesday that the special election called by Republican former Bill Clements should have been cleared with the Justice Department in accordance with the 1972 federal Voting Rights Under the any changes in election laws must be reported to the Justice Department for its TRLA lawyer George Korbel said Clements setting of the election for a date other than one of four standard voting days amounted to a change under the definition of the The next standard election day is April Korbel said setting the date 39 days after Gramm resigned gave potential candidates only five days in which to He said that discriminated against poor people who might want to because they would not have enough time to gather signatures on the petitions they are allowed to file instead of paying a filing Korbel that he had no evidence any potential candidates were barred from The Justice Department declined to intervene in the But lawyers for Gramm and the Texas Republican Party argued that when Clements declared an emergency and set the he was well within a Texas law that was cleared in total with the Justice Department when it was passed in Former Assistant Attorney General Rick representing the said the Justice Departments unofficial position was that it would require preclearance Gray said the state disagreed and only wanted the 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