New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 5, 1983 : Front Page

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung May 5, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas >AV New ds^U Braunfels Herald ..................Mew Braunfels, Texas    Vol.    92    No.    89    18    Pages    2    Sections    (LISPS    377    880' THURSDAY May 5, 1983 25 cents Hunger striker gone; roster down to two S* Jo*" Sinter Victoria and Natividad Sauceda. parents of Ruben Sauceda, at Wednesday’s Mass Bv DEBBIE DelOACH Staff writer And then the tv were two that's how many Inmates remain in the Comal County Jail of the original tour who began a hunger strike on April i5 Margarita Maldonado, indicted for burglary of ii non habitation by ii Comal County ti rand Jury April 20 was picked up by the Gonzales County Sheriff s Office Wednesday afternoon for revo« alloo of probation in that county Paul Finley. Gonzales County assistant district attorney said Thursday that his untie has filed a petition to revoke Maldonado ** probation The guy was placed on probation for Driving While In toxicated for three years, back in January of him Not only was he out of Gonzales County without the knowledge of his probation officer." Finley added, hut he committed another crime " Maldonado's revocation hearing will most likely be set for Friday. May I .'I Finley said "lf he’s revoked. lied go to Huntsville (the Texas Department of Corrections t, for three years Hut Comal County can still bench warrant him back, and prosecute their burglary charge Absolutely Comal County District Attorney Hill Sehroeder said Thursday when asked it he'd tiring Maldonado back "1 11 get him back here, and prosecute him, according to the Grand Jury indictment which says, We want him tried as a habitual criminal "' Maldonado has been to the penitentiary twice once for felony theft and then for possession of marijuana lf convicted in Comal County. Ids classification would become that of a habitual criminal, and in Texas, that's means an automatic lite sentence Inmates Juan Lopez. Maldonado, Gilbert Gonzales and Richard Willis began their hunger strike, In protest of a IO year probated sentence given See s I Klkt Its Ihige ft A MemorialserviceSauceda s child mourned in park By DEBBI! DelOACH Staff writer Approximately irk) people and a NHC News camera were it Fikel Lark Wednesday at ternoon tor a ii.a - service ti memory of Mrs Hubert Sauceda even month old fetus Mrs Sauced.i md her unborn child were killed Get Jio, when she was struck from behind by a yellow Volkswagen driven by Fort Sam Houston Lvt William Dale Savage Her husband. Hubert Sr and son Huber! Jr , were also •truck and killed Father Jo. Law Ie once a priest in New Braunfels bat now at (lur Lady of Guadalupe Church    lr;    Seguin,    and    Father    Halti/ar Janacek conducted the mass service, complete with mush and the offering of coni mullion "I'm he re today lo pray for peace, tor Justice    ar I    lur tin    "to    of the    deceased member    of    the Sam eda    family    Lawless began    I ani no a    poke-man for    the Ar Local control at issue in jail bond election see ai ann. page\ Father Lawless celebrates Muss By JACQUE UNI SMITH Staff writer One way or another Comal County taxpayers ar** going to be forced into paying for tin* con strut lion of a new jail As County Judge Fred Clark sees it voters can pay for ti • jail now by approving th** county SU it million bond issue in Saturday's election    which means an increase in counts taxes Or they * an pay moi* for it later when a federal court judge tak* s til** authority away from tnt* (‘(Minty I*, gain tor it*, ow ii jail, ta* said it the county has to r epoi tin tile federal courts tliat it * an not construct a jail on it- ow ii due to voters not approving a bomi Issue tile courts w ill set about planning for tire jail on til* county's behalf For whatever amount they estimate til** jail will « os! a* cording to federal court tan (lards i Commissioners CourtToday's Weather will be ordered to set a tax til sufficient level' to pay for con Stniction ci is I s ol the detention facility, t Mark said And this tax ordered by a federal judge would he more than the increase in taxes resulting I rom til** $3 I) million bond issue. he said When th** federal courts become involved In th** jail * oust ruction, costs will almost double since the county wdl in* longer t>«* ((instructing a jail to meet stale standards hot one ttial will meet federal jail start durds, (Mark noted Regauge federal J.v standards are more stringent than state standards cost of the jail could he a - high a $7 million Ile estimated Federal landau! have more -ingle Itll III i ti pa ft e V rules whete.i* tate tandaids say more than **n*- inmate may be kept iii a cell, ( Mark said That the kind **t iesult that See I All Luge 7. A Today will be sunny and warm, with southeast w inds at lf* 20 miles per hour Clouds will form lute tonight, and last through Friday morning Skies will become partly cloudy Friday afternoon, with winds again southeast at 15 20 mph Sunset today will he at b lo p rn , and sunrise Friday at (> 4ft a rnSee Page 3A CLASSIFIED ....... 5 /B COMICS 3B CROSSWORD 3B DEAR ABBY 4B DEATHS 2 A HOROSCOPE 2A KALEIDOSCOPE 1 4B OPINIONS 4A SCRAPBOOK 2B SPORIS 8 9A STOCKS 5A TV LIST INGS 3B WEA I HI R 2A Would-be victim describes narrow escape A Salvadoran testified III all ainoi ''lino , et murder trial AA edite lay lf    aped    JU    -t hours before hi* Wa to be killed tty member - *f th** Lo I’ejas ' 'coyote ring I M il/ A ell! OI a W ho W a s smuggled tub* the count! \ Dx til** coyote.- Ie tined over five (louis a bi Hit beatup tor lur* -intl threats .(I de. i! I !*\ about -» dozen smuggle! I hi trial . loan < U L/ ‘ liar gee! vc it ii t ii* murder ut Ramon Tun1 his la on** *0 four Kl Salvadorans w ho w *1** bound and stud at close range along the Hru/os River last July A clition > other friends w ho w ere murdered wet** Cabio (’cries Flores Iii Jose Ancs( to Guzman 25, and At IsaelM'ui'clos 17 Outside the presence of til** jur y a court interpreter read the d.dement Ventura gave to tin* Fort Rend County .Sheriff < Mf he in July AA•• were taken to a big house iii Houston I poll arrival. we wen* led to a big house w itll a tug fence around it thou to a smaller house where they said they wen* going to kill us the statement read Ventura later testtfled tie tiad never been ti* tile t lilted States, and was not familial vc it ii the difference between a big house and an apartment budding L\ Idem e I «•* o\ el od at tile Cleek! lew Apar tments in Houston tm hided a ball of human ii ii i r aud blood stains fin tin* carpet A catur.i s testimony showed that the aliens were hound and beaten tty (th* defen dant and others Ho also said tile men (stored liquid (low ii their nos.- cut of t their hair, and tried tostuf I it down their throat Ventura -ahi there wa no furniture iii die Holist* ii apart Ventura's testimony showed that the ,thens were bound and trenton tty the defendant and (titters meld. and "there wen pcopl. w ho had been there two or three months, dying of hunger They w ere Alexi* ans Hu alien also test ll led tile muggier    had lug knives I could heal them." Ventura kit iii They were naming by name w (a* w as going to kill who " I hiring t In* com se til his ti* tummy    Ventura refused to .land iieai Ortiz No way. I iii not getting that close lo hun Ventura said through the in ter pre I cr The request < ame I rom I u teri * Attorney Charles Caic, who wanted to show that hi client had lost weight Mince his a i re -t Ventura also refused to say when* tie presently works "Von aid iii your statement that you tell Kl Salvador for a new at mo-plier* AAIi.it did you mean by that ('ate asked I came here t«* wink Veil t ll III replied When* do you work now?" t 'ate inquired I'm hoi going lo tell you. only that ifs iii tin* -late ol Texas " I'residing Judge A Reagan Clar k did not requite A cilium to elaborate Id BHH DelOACH New NBISDtax rate may be below estimate That secure feeling Garden Ridge beefs up force, buys patrol lights M axes W Iii IM*! hr going up as much as wa originally thought as a result of the New Hraunfels Independent School District's bond pa* kag* pa -age Voters overwhelmingly ap proved -ill three propositions ut NHISD - piopo-**d IG} million bond (*a« kagr I icsdav Rased on this -(bool trustees ar a* proposing a Do Hi) cent tax rate for th** iy*H m school year This rate is lower than last year’s y? * cill I at** due to th** reap praisat of property within til** New Hraunt**.' -( hoot district Of tile proposed WO MM cent amount 57 *w cents will got for maintenance and operation and 32 5 cents for bonded in debtedness including the new bonds According to early estimation*, district officials thought the new tax rate would tie closer to M2 cents lf all three propositions passed IMils I WSH si proposed tax tate will the topic of a public hearing oil May 12 On Alas 17 the board w iii < onside! adopting this rate Had not all three propositons of til** bond election passed, the new tax rate would have heel! 7u * eld-per HOO valuation The passage of all three issues is responsible tor the 20 * eld addition to I tit* 7<* tent rate Lro|H*sition one that ( alls tor tin* construction <>i a new si bool and renovation of current facilities adds RS cents ti* tin* tax rat** i’ropoHitions two and three that respectively calls for air conditioning all schools and constructing a new administrative building add tin* remaining I cents The proposed tax rati* "gives us enough money to operate" ac cording to the proposed 1WHH m budget, Supt () K Hendricks said  JACQUELINE SMITH By DYANNI IHY Statf willer Garden Ridge s poll*** *ar now (las flashing lights on top, rathei than a single beacon mounted behind tin* w indshield The citizens* Security I hit rot has been beefed up to 11 mein hers, Including three women A deputy policeman wa- up pointed Wednesday to serve under Ro)Ice Chief AA.liter Lur daen And City Council is looking at establishing a fori i* of n **r \* officers, though Municipal Judge John Lhiilip* isn t sun* the city needs one None of these people get paid for what they do but I’ardaen talked council into spending a little extra money to help them do their Jobs The council authorized him to spend $147 for five set of magnetic decals, to he applied to the vehicles of the new Security Patrol members Before long these volunteer patrolmen, as Well .is tile official police loire, iimv als** he w earing a distinctive ( ML ot i int den Ridge patch Lard,ten, who holds a regular jot* iii th** daytime holds ad valued level certif (cation as a peace Oilier! His new deputy Reed SwHz.er. is not * cl I it led, and not willing to take the necessary * Kin • Hut th** council took Mayo! Laid Davis' advice and appointed him anyway because he willing to (tatrot during tile all important hour. between in a rn and I p iii Garden Ridge is a bedroom community wit!) most <*t tin* adult men, and many ut the women, working in San Antonio during th** (lay Children attend schools several miles to the north Although many citizens arc w ming to donut! lime to keep their city running smoothly, (nit it s not easy to find someone who can work" during th** daytime hours ll we don t have a patrolman during tile day, I get all tin* calls And tills (once! tis nu* Davis said "i Switzer) is a man who's 5ft years old retired military, and not looking for ii second career I don't know It we'll he able to 111 ic I a person w lin s t I t retired and t 2 I w illing to go to school Tile polio* ii* ademy iii Austin will certify a city appointed ol hid tor up to one year, Lardaen said Hurl) an of I leer is entitled to make arrests, issue citations aud d*» everything police officers usually du Hut it lie doesn't complete peat** officer's training dur ing that year, his certification w ill run out ('ouncilmembei Hen White moved to appoint Switzer as deputy hut to keep looking for a daytime officer who will go to si bool "Otherwise, a year from See SM I UU Y, Page ft.A Walter Pardaen ;

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: May 5, 1983

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