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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas c Il Gin New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeituno I QO Mr QQ 1 Q o THURSDAY May 25 cents 92 89 18 Pages 2 Sections USPS 377880 Victoria and Natividad parents of Ruben at Wednesdays Mass Memorial service Saucedas child mourned in park By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Approximately 150 people and a NMC News camera were at Kikel Park Wednesday af ternoon for a mass In memory of Ruben Saucedas sevenrnonthold Sauceda and her unborn child killed when she was struck from behind by a yellow Volkswagen driven by Kort Sam Houston William Dale Her Ruben and son Ruben were also struck and FatherJoe once a priest in New Braunfels but now at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in and leather Maltizar Janacek conducted the mass com plete with music and the offering of com Im here today lo pray for for and for the souls of the deceased members of the Sauceda Lawless 1 am not a spokesman for the Ar Hunger striker gone roster down to two By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer And then there svere how many Inmates remain in the Comal County Jail of the original four who began a hunger strike on April Margarita indicted for burglary of a nonhabitation by a Comal County Grand Jury April was picked up by the County Sheriffs Office Wednesday afternoon for revocation of probation in that Paul Gonzales County assistant district said Thursday that his office has filed a petition to revoke Maldonados The guy was placed on probation for Driving While In toxicated for three back In January of Not only was he out of County without the knowledge of his probation Klnley but he committed another Maldonados revocation hearing will most likely be set for May Klnley If hes hed go to lluiitsvllle the Texas Department of for three Hut Comal County can still bench warrant him and prosecute their burglary Comal County District Attorney Mill Sehroeder said when asked If hed bring Maldonado Ill get him back and prosecute according to the Grand Jury Indictment which We want him tried as a habitual Maldonado has been to the penitentiary twice once for felony theft and then for possession of If convicted In Comal his classification would become that of a habitual and in thats means an automatic life Inmates Juan Gilbert and Richard Willis began their hunger in protest of a 10year probated sentence given See Iage 5A Local control at issue in jail bond election see rage fiA Father Lawless celebrates Mass By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer One way or1 Comal County taxpayers are going to be forced Into paying for the con struction of a new As County Judge Kred Clark sees voters can pay for the jail now by approving the countys million bond issue in Saturdays election which means an Increase In county Or they can pay more for it later when a federal court judge takes the authority away from tne county topi an for its own he If the county has to report to the federal courts that it can not construe a Jail on Its own due lo voters not approving a bond Issue the courts will set about planning for the jail on the countys Kor whateveramount they estimate thc jail will cost ac cording to federal court stan Commissioners Court will be ordered to set a tax of sufficient level lo pay for1 con struction costs of the detention Clark And this tax ordered by a federal judge be more than the increase in faxes resulting from the million bond he When the1 federal courts become Involved in the jail costs will almost double since the county will no longer1 be constructing a jail to meet stale standards but one that will meet federal jail stan Clark llecause federal standards are more stringent than slate cost of the jail could be as high as be Kederal standards have more singlecell occupancy rules whereas slate standards say more than one inmate may be kepi in a lark Thats the kind of result that Iage Todays Weather Today will be sunny and with southeast winds at 1520 miles per Clouds will form late and last through Friday Skies will become partly cloudy Friday with winds again southeast at 1520 Sunset today will be at and sunrise Friday at SAVE See Page3A 3B TV Wouldbe victim describes narrow escape A Salvadoran testified in an alien smugglers murder trial Wednesday that he escaped just hours before he was tu be killed by members of the Los Tejas coyote ring who was smuggled into the country by the testiiied uver live hours about and threats ol death by about a dozen On trial is Juan charged with the miiideiol Ramon one lour Salvadorails who wenbound and shot at close range along the River last Venturas other friends who were murdered svere Pablo Icries ill Jose Anescio LTi and Misael Outside the presence of the a court Interpreter read the statement Ventura gave to the Kurt Mend County Sheriffs Office in We svere taken to a big house In Upon sve svere led to a big house with a big fence around then lo a smaller house where they said they svere going to kill the statement Ventura later testified he had never been to the United and svas not familiar svlth the difference betsveerl a big house and an apartment Ksldencc recovered at the CreeUview Apartments in I louston Included a ball of human and blood stains on the Venturas testimony showed thai the aliens were bound and beaten by the defen dant and He also said the men poured liquid clown their cut off their and tried lo stuff it clown their Ventura said there svas no furniture In the Houston apart Venturas testimony showed that the aliens were bound and beaten by the defendant and and there svere people who had been there two or three dying of They were The alien also testified the smugglers had big I could hear Ventura They were naming by name who was going to kill I hiring I he course of his Ventura refused to stand No Im not that close to Ventura said through the In The request came from Defense Attorney Charles svho svanled to show that his client had lost weight since his Ventura also refused to say svhere he presently You said In your statement that you left 101 Salvador for a nessat What did you mean by I came here to Ven tura Where do you svork nossV ale Im not going to tell only thai its in the slate of Presiding Judge Reagan Clark did not require Ventura lo DEBBIE DoLOACH New NBISD tax rate may be below estimate Taxes svill not be going up as much as svas originally thought as a result m the NessHraunfels Independent School Districts bond package Voters oversvhclmlngly ap proved all three propositions In NHISDs proposed million bond package Tuesday Hased on school trustees are proposing a tax rate for the school This rate Is losver than last years 07cenl rate due to the reap praisal of property ssithin the Nesv Hraunfels school Of the proposed cents will got for maintenance and operation and cents for bonded In debtedness Including the new According to early district officials thought the new tax rate would be closer to 92 cents if all three propositions This 1118381 proposed tax rale svill the topicof a public hearing on May On May 17 the board will consider adopting this I lad not all three proposilons of the bond election the new lax rate would have been 70 cents per The passage of all three issues is for the 20ccnt addition to the 70 cent Proposition one that calls for the construction ol a new school and renovation of current facilities adds If cents to the tax Propositions two and three that respectively calls for alrconditioning nil schools and constructing a new ad ministrative building add the remaining 4 The proposed tax rate gives us enough money to operate act cording to the proposed 198384 Hendricks JACQUELINE SMITH That secure feeling Garden Ridge beefs up buys patrol lights Walter Pardaen By DYANNEFRY Staff writer Garden Ridges police car nosv has flashing lights on rather than a single beacon mounted behind the The citizens Security Patrol has been beefed up lo M mem Including three A deputy policeman was ap pointed Wednesday to serve under Police Chief Walter Par And City Council Is looking at establishing a force of reserve though Municipal John Phillips Isnt sure the city needs None of these people gel paid for what they but Pardaen talked council Into spending a little extra money to help them do their The council authorized him to spend for five sets of magnetic to be applied to the vehicles of the new Security Patrol Before these volunteer as svell as the official police may also be wearing a distinctive City of Garden Ridge who holds a regular job In the holds ad vancedlevel certification as a peace Ills riesv Reed is not and not svllling lo lake the necessary Hut the council took MayorPaul Davis advice and appointed him hecause hes svllling to patrol during the allimportant hours between It and I Garden Ridge is a bedroom with most of the adult and many of the svorklng in San Antonio during the Children attend schools several miles lo the Although many svllling to donate time to keep their city running but Its not easy to find someone svho can svork during the daytime If sve dont have a patrolman during the I gel all And this concerns Davis I Is a man svhos 55 years retired and not looking fora second I dont know If well be able to find a pelson svhos 1 I retired and 2 I svllling lo go police academy in Austin will certify a cityappointed of ficerfor up to one Pardaen Such an officer is entitled to make issue citations and do everything police officers usually Hut II he doesnt complete peace officers training during that his certification will run Councllmember Hen White moved to appoint Swltzer as but to keep looking for a daytime officer who will go to u year from See Jftgo
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