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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 13, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas 0752 Mitch womb Ic 75f5 CHICAGO AP Harold narrowly elected the first black mayor of the nations secondlargest city after a divisive campaign charged with racial ten today offered his hand in friendship and fellowship to every living soul in this The twoterm who defeated Republican Bernard Epton in Tuesdays will become mayor on a date to be set by the City Council He promised a new Democratic coalition in his four years in and said his first step would be to meet with Epton at a prayer breakfast as both can didates had win or We must work as one people for our common good and our common Washington said after defeating Epton in an election marred by angry mob watermelon lapel buttons and Vote Vote White Washington overcame a 1972 misdemeanor tax suspension of his law license and an edges Epton in Chicago mayors race array of unpaid Mils to dash Eptons hope of becoming Chicagos first GOP mayor in 52 He won on a record million turnout with a powerful outpouring of black strong support among Hispanics and unexpectedly strong backing from reformminded lakefront liberals at odds with City Hall for With of precincts reporting early Washington had or to Eptons or Socialist Ed Warren got Ninetyseven percent of blacks cast their ballots for com pared to 18 percent of ac cording to an exit That was an improvement over the Democratic when Washington got just 6 percent of the white vote in a three way History was made oh the beaming victor said as an estimated supporters chanted We Want Harold and broke up his acceptance speech with frequent whistles and The whole nation is and Chicago has sent a powerful he told those who greeted him at Donnelly Hall with nearly three minutes of chants of Out of the crucible of this citys most trying election blacks and Protestants and Catholics of all stripes have joined to form a new Democratic he Washington will succeed Mayor Jane who was defeated in the 22 Democratic promised a writein then changed her He promised city but stressed the need for I charge you to rededicate your efforts to heal the divisions that have plagued Each of us much reach out and open our he Hoarse and Epton left the Palmer House late Tuesday after See Page 12A New Braunfels HeraldZrituno WEDNESDAY April 25 cents New Texas 92 73 38 Sections USPS 377880 I never saw Saucedafamily By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The atmosphere in 207th District Court was tense Wednesday as a man accused of killing a family of four I never intended to do harm to William Dale Savage took the stand in his own against an involuntary manslaughter charge that revolved around the death of Ruben Sauceda Savages 1970 Volkswagen also struck and killed Saucedas expectant wife and their two small as they stepped from the curb of Highway 81 West near the Peach in As I passed by the I threw a cigarette out the I looked I didnt see I looked down to ad just my looked up and thats when I hit the 23yearold Fort Sam Houston private The wind shield I felt a as I tried to get the windshield out of my I put on my set my emergency brake and and went back to see what I had I found a I asked him if he was all I bent and he wasnt Savage as his voice began to I tried to give him mouthtomouth but I couldnt hear Savage said someone came up behind and told him to go sit I wanted to but I went over and sat on the Do you remember talking to anyone defense attorney Richard Wood A Savage as he began to I think I wanted to withdraw from I never intended to do harm to Savage testified he had approximately six beers at Wurstfest the night of and that he was at the festival about one what does it take to make you intoxicated District Attorney Bill Schroeder asked in Can you drink a sixpack of beer in an hour and not be intoxicated I Savage It depends on what I did that I Were you aware when you took your eyes off the that you were putting anyone in front of you in danger Schroeder The state rested its case at 10 following testimony from Peace Precinct Harold who pronounced Sauceda dead at the accident Outside the presence of the jury Wed the defense asked for an in structed verdict of The state has failed to connect intoxication with the cause of Ruben Saucedas Wood Presiding Judge Robert Pfeuffer denied the In testimony Detective Mario Guerrero provided the trials only con nection to in describing one of many photographs admitted into evidence for the Is there anything unusual in the floorboard of this vehicle Schroeder There are two plastic caps with writing on and an empty beer Guerrero Do the cups have any writing on See Page 12A i 1 axsooa IN OB H Staff photo by John Senior Buttons and bumper stickers urge bond issue support No bond issue means crowded schoolsHendricks Klans plan San Antonio officialsgive permission for march SAN ANTONIO AP City officials say they can protect the Alamo from Communists without the help of the Ku Klux but will grant robed Klansmen a permit to march through downtown streets in another section of The Klan had requested the permit saying anywhere from 50 to 250 of its members wanted to protect the Texas shrine from We can protect the Alamo just City Manager Lou Fox said We dont need their The city suggested an alternate route for a prescribed 45minute afternoon which ends at city hall and the police The group has five days to respond to the citys Fox This decision was made without my personal feelings he They have a right to free But a Klan leader vowed after the citys announcement Tuesday that Klan members will guard the Alamo on May Day without city permits because they have a right to visit the structure as American Klan leaders rejected the citys alter nate plan and angrily denounced city of ficials for refusing the Alamo parade Charles Texas Grand Dragon of the White Camellia Knights of the Ku Klux told the San Antonio If we dont get a permit to well just be tourists that What we basically want to do is make sure nobody messes with the Lee Well just be going as individual American He added that some Klan members would be in robes while others would be in fatigues or street Eleven people were injured and six arrested during a 19 Klan rally in Six people were arrested and none injured during a heavily policed April 2 Klan march in Im not worried about Fox We feel the city of San Antonio will act positively and ignore While the Klan has provoked he in the past few theyve taken a new He said the city would provide adequate police An art group already has booked the Alamo for the entire day of May Fox leaving ho room for the Klan without congestion and Another group calling itself the Texas Committee to Defend the Alamo plans a candlelight vigil at the Texas shrine on the night of April and Klansmen say they have been The City Council passed a resolution Thursday condemning the Klans request to and Fox said he spent all day Tuesday meeting with individuals representing about 14 groups opposed to the granting of the By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer If you dont want New Braunfels to dont build any new improve your educational Thats Hendricks answer to those who dont want to pass the proposed million New Braunfels Independent School District bond But regardless of whether the bond issue New Braunfels and its school district will continue to the superintendent noted Tuesday night before the ParentTeachers Association of Carl Schurz A small crowd consisting mostly of district of teachers and parents gathered at Carl Schurz to hear the districts campaign pitch for the bond package which will be put to a vote on May The same slide show which has already been shown around town to civic and service organizations as well as private groups was Unlike the districts 12th bond the district this time is actively campaigning for passage of its Evidence of this was readily available Tuesday as many of those in attendance wore buttons showing their support for the bond package and more buttons and bumper stickers were also on sale at the PTA Hendricks was among those encouraging the purchase of these items since taxpayers money cannot be used for campaigning and more money is needed for newspaper and radio he The main reason why the bond package is according to NBISD is to meet the districts present and predicted population age and function of these NBISD buildings range from 1913 and early 20s to the most recent completion of the high school in 1963 20 years according to the slide as photos of the districts schools and other facilities were flashed on a The maintenance and efficient utilization of these facilities by the district is remarkable and deserving of But the fact they can no longer meet our communitys educational it In some enrollment has reached or ex ceeded the capacity for which the schools were district personnel And according to enrollment predictions for the next five and 10 the situation is going to get Referring to the predictions as conservative Hendricks said that in the next five years the districts enrollment will be ap proximately compared to now when it is slightly over By this figure will jump to which he said is a 28 percent growth over the next 10 I think its growth going to be Hendricks I hope the current bond issues recommendations for renovation and con struction last 10 have to keep our fingers But I wouldnt be surprised if well have to come back in less than 10 years for another bond Henricks The old bond which failed by 15J votes on was a singleproposition issue amounting to Following its failure the district cut the package to its present million and divided it into three Of these construction and See Page 12A Chamber supporting bill to tighten Edwards controls A bill that would give the Edwards Underground Water District more control over the water in the Edwards Aquifer is being backed by the local Chamber of A Chamber representative testified last week before a House committee in support of a bill that would give the district more regulatory control over the transportation of its water supply outside the According to present the water district cannot legally prevent someone from drilling any size well into the Edwards Aquifer and then pumping water elsewhere in the House Bill would change all that which is why chairman of the Cham bers Natural Resources testified last week before the Houses Natural Resources Com The sponsored by Gerald Geistweidt R would require anyone wishing to transport water derived from the wells located with the EUWD to obtain a permit from the It is imperative that the Legislature provide a means of controlling additional pumpage to areas outside the Edwards Underground Water George testified in support of the Furthermmore it is only equitable that the Legislature give the EUWD the authority to distribute the cost of maintaining a pure and plen tiful water supply to all uses of water from the he No one spoke against the bill at the ac cording to the After EUWD General Manager Tom Fox ex plained the bill to the House the House committee voted to favorably pass the bill to the House for its For many years the Chamber has supported the Edwards Underground Water District in its efforts to control andor regulate withdrawals from the Edwards Aquifer when such withdrawals are transported outside the districts In addition to local resident Oliver a member of the EUWDs board of and Chamber assistant manager Gene Neeley attended the committee Inside Todays Weather Wednesday has been a warm but its not summer Winds were predicted to shift to the northwest sometime this blowing 1015 miles per hour and dropping the temperature several points down the scale Thursday will be fair and There is a 20 percent chance of rain Sunset is predicted at and sunrise Thursday will be at 13B STOCKS TV LISTINGS WEATHER Stratemann named to Foundation Trust Each year the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce sponsors a luncheon for recipients of the Hall of Honors At this time one of the recipients is elected to a threeyear term on the Braunfels Foundation This year Stratemann was elected to this said Elliot chairman of the trusts board of Stratemann was elected by ac clamation by his fellow award winn noted Robert president elect of the who presided over the luncheon in the absense of Chamber president Donnie According to the foundations three of its ninemember board are elected from and by members of Honors Other trustees representing the Hall of Honor which serve on the foundations board are Bill Dillen and Tom No more than three Hall of Honor recipients are named each year by the This award is given in recognition of sustained outstanding service to promotion of human understanding and continued devotion to community develop The foundation is currently in volved in a fundraising project for the proposed Museum of Texas Handmade The Dillens are giving their historic home and large collection of handmade furniture to the Foundation Trust for this In order to complete the tran the foundations board has agreed to raise a maintenance fund in order to assure the Dillens that their donated property will be adequately maintained and on public The See
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