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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 24, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                ce propels Rangers past 92 Page 8 A fl tt Mitch JPex i Texas Baseball Brvwers Rangers 0 cal advance to state Pa New Braunfels Naw Texas HeraldZeltung SUNDAY April 50 cents 92 81 68 Sections USPS 377880 Savage controversy Hunger protests continue By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Dont be fooled by the absence of picketers around the courthouse this The four county jail inmates are still and the Committee of Justice for All hasnt quit We will continue to work seven days a doing one thing or another until we see Something is gonna have to Virginia the groups said Monday will be a big day for the who have planned a grand march from Eikel Park down Peach to San ending at Main Over 200 people are expected to participate in the afternoon But while others are carrying signs and wearing holes in their Mack an Austin attorney representing surviving members of the Ruben Sauceda has an appointment with District Attorney Bill Martinez is also serving as legal advisor to the Committee of Justice for Ive been working with Ruben Sandoval in San and with the League of United Latin Amercian Were hoping Schroeder will agree to help us get a special See Page 16A Juror tells his side of the story There were six women and six men on the jury who wanted to make sure William Dale Savage remembered the night of 30 for at least 10 The same 12 people felt probation was the means to that and Savage was sentenced The trials aftermath has since thrown the town of New Braunfels into a slight And the 12 jurors are no Although he asked not to be iden one juror was somewhat out spoken Saturday when asked to comment about the communitys He talked about the jurys deliberations his thoughts on the hunger the protestors in front of the and the juror who couldnt write English and his feelings in general about Heres what he wanted to share I think a lot more people are concerned with revenge than with because they have a misconception of what justice This trial was a difficult thing to go It was terrible what hap but this person Savage didnt belong in the That would not bring the Sauceda family we felt it might be better to make Savage constantly remember for at least the next 10 years what he did by having to follow the rules of his DWI driving while intoxicated is a tremendous but prison is not always the perfect Just look at those people on the hunger Two of those guys have been there to the penitentiary Comal County Jail inmates Juan See Page 16A Hydro plant enemies continue to organize By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Foes of the proposed hydroelectric generation plant at Canyon Dam met Saturday to better organize their Approximately 60 people attended the third meeting of the Canyon Lake Area Citizens a group which has declared its purpose to study the and effect of the installation of a hydroelectric plant on Canyon Lake and the Guadalupe Plans are being made by the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority to construct a hydroelectric plant at Canyon The GBRA has already contracted with the City of New Braunfels for purchase of the power to be We will be meeting them GBRA at every place they have to go to get a said Wallace president of the citizens We plan to force them to make a complete and indepth environmental Greene says that the GBRA has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC to waive all environmental and to pose no limits on the cost of the nor the amount of land Speaking to the group which met Saturday at Fire Station 1 at Canyon City was retired Army Harcourt whom Greene described as an en vironmental science Newman is a resident of Tamarack a subdivision at Canyon Newman talked to the group about the proposed plants environmental impact on the lake and the surroun ding If you think theyre not going to drain that then you believe in Santa he John general manager of the had previously said that the operation of the reservoir would remain the same as before the plant is and that no additional water would be released from the lake for the purpose of generating Newman said there is no way that outflow will equal inflow to the lake after the plant is in especially considering seepage and He explained that the rise and fall of the lake seriously affects the water wells in the many of which went dry every summer before the lake was In the lake area is at tracting more and more who will create a bigger demand for and the building of the plant will have a very adverse effect on the recreational aspects of Canyon Lake and the Guadalupe Newman Other officers elected for the organization are Richard vice president and George Jack secretary Five committees have been set Lewis is chairing the one for environmental studies and Greene is the head of finance and as well as the legal Dorothy Baltzo is chairman of public relations and and Jack Richards is in charge of The group has retained the Austin law firm of Henry and This firm has had previous experience in the field of environmental law and has dealt in cases with the GBRA and the Lower Colorado River It has also handled cases dealing with sewer discharge problems and other matters concerning public The executive committee for the group will meet next on May but the next meeting of the entire mem bership will be called at a later Spreading German culture For the second straight students from New Braunfels Middle School have put on a program demonstrating German traditions for a visiting group of Houston Rob Smith left and Craig Morrison demonstrate sausage Staff photo by Cindy Richmttsun while Trent Nowotny tells the Houstonians about the traditions of German The event Is an educational experience for both See Page Appraisal district selfexamination begins Wednesday By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Charles one of five directors of the Comal County Appraisal isnt one to sit idly on a special His new set up to take an indepth look at district will hold its organizational meeting at 7 Wednesday in the appraisal office at 130 The public is invited to Lewis plans to give each member an area to look allow a week or two for gathering then call the group together to share findings and come up with recommendations for the board to Directors are already looking at budget needs for Lewis thinks the committees recommendations will be of most use if theyre submitted as soon as The committee will include tax assessorcollectors for four of the districts participating governments Gloria Clennan for Comal Neuse for the Comal Independent School District and Glyn who collects taxes for both the New Braunfels ISO and the City of New Oliver representing the Edwards Un derground Water and former municipal judge John Phillips of Garden Ridge had also agreed to serve as of Lewis was still trying to recruit someone for the Guadaco Municipal Utility the York Creek Water District and the City of a small part of which lies within appraisal district Chief Appraiser Glenn Brucks will probably be perhaps with some of his But they will not be cardcarrying members of this Lewis Brucks and his staff will be asked to provide background but will have no voting The central appraisal district is a new species of set up by a legislative act of three years These districts are in operation all over and theres no strictly that has a great deal of experience in running Board chairman Goodson proposed for mation of the committee at the April 18 directors and asked Lewis to be the head of Lewis and seems enthusiastic about the Inside Todays Weather Sunday will be sunny and warm with a high in the Tonight will be clear and cold with a low in the Monday will be partly cloudy With a high near 80 and low in the The ex tended forecast for the rest of the week calls for a slight chance of showers on Tuesday with cooler temperatures and fairer skies Wednesday and Winds Sunday wil be northernly 510 becoming easternly 1015 mph Sunrise today was at a Sunset will be at DEAR PUBLIC Reagan honors blast victims ANDREWS AIR FORCE AP President Reagan solemnly welcomed home the bodies of 16 Americans killed in Beirut with a vow Saturday evening that the skulking barbarians who killed them will not have their Speaking in front of a large American flag before wooden coffins draped with folded smaller the president quoted the Sermon on the Mount in tribute to the victims of one of the worst attacks on a em bassy in the 200year history of the foreign service It is Blessed are the and they truly were the Members of the families of the dead sat some wiping their on three long rows of folding chairs on the other side of the The entire proceedings took place beneath the stark steel beams of Hangar 3 at this Air Force base near forced indoors by A military honor guard stood facing the audience at the presidents right beside the Reagan was accompanied by his and Secretary of State George Shultz and his in what he earlier called one of the saddest journeys of my presidency by helicopter from the White Lebanons ambassador to the United Khalil and secretary general of the Lebanese Foreign Faoud also Calling the bombing of the Beirut embassy a dastardly an act of unparalled cowardice and an at tack on all of us and the values that we hold the president said of the dead They knew first hand how an af flicted mankind looked to us for with faith in our our sense of justice and our Let us in their presence serve notice to the skulking barbarians in the world that they will not have their As the ceremony the president and Reagan walked among the bereaved speaking to each shaking sometimes Some sobbing family members could not The president at one point wiped his cheek Reagan wiped her eyes several An Air Force band played God of Our and 0 Our Help in Ages as well as the national anthem and God Bless America and American the The chiefs of the services and See Page HA   

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