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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 13, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Inside t OCX V AUL Tonight and Saturday wilt it at 1018 y f 3A Qahie 8 of A Savage protest Justice Department here striker pleads guilty The protest picture surrounding the 10year probated sentence given to William Dale Savage has reached the United States Justice Houston conciliator Efraln Mar tinez and Ed Dancause out of both with the Departments Com munity Relation came to New Braunfels to clear the lines of Martinez said Instead of answering specific the two men spoke around Were here to assist com munication In dealing with the racial We analyze the for Martinez like what needs to be done for Mondays details on the number of people who can be In the the logistics of Main whether It will be blocked off or things like Judge Robert Pfeuffer has scheduled a hearing for Monday to rule on a motion for a special filed by the Committee of Justice for Savage was tried and placed on probation for killing Ruben Sauceda but the group wants Savage prosecuted on pending Indictments for Saucedas wife and two small Despite a hunger strike by jail Inmates and the Committees picketing the District Attorney Bill Schroeder has blatantly refused to further prosecute Is the protest a racial or an Issue of Justice as Committee members and their attorneys claim Neither Martinez or Dancause would get but Dancause There Is no cookbook recipe for situations like Were Just trying to get a handle on local folks per and the communication so far has expressed feelings hat need tobe dealt Weve talked to persons who feel the two Issues are Thats their and Its our duty to address that Martinez And what about beyond Mondays hearing Monday were at tempting to come up with activities to better the overall situation New Braunfels New Texas 95 Zeituno 18 Pages Sections FRIDAY May 25 cents USPS 377 880 Ortiz handed 15year term By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Juan Ramon found guilty Wednesday of murdering Roman Turclos last was sentenced to 15 years In prison by a Comal County jury Sobbing so hard his words were barely Ortiz took the stand Thursday and denied killing one of four El Salvadorans shot at close range along the Brazos River July He told his attorney that he didnt even recognize the people who had testified against him for a week and a While In jail last Ortiz said he had been threatened by the only convicted member of the Los Tejas smuggling Jorge Alfredo Munoz Rodriguez told me he had many brothers out and If I opened my I might leave the but not the Ortiz Rodriguez was sentenced to four concurrent 20year prison terms When the detectives first arrested they we know youre not the but you know who did So they beat me and treated me very Ortiz said through the court In In closing arguments Thur Fort Bend County Assistant Dlstrlst Attorney Don Bankston accused Ortiz of shedding crocodile tears while on the Those tears werent for Ramon they were for Juan Bankstons first Bernard said there was nothing wrong with feeling sorry for Ortiz wife and who were present In the But think long and hard about feeling sorry for Juanlllo a convicted We learned today hes a See Pago 10A Spikes of spring cactuses are But so are and no one ever thought that detracted from their Perhaps the man was actually looking at prickly pear blossoms Yellow Rose of Stuff photo by John N Santirr when he wrote The No complaints here NBISD tax rate hearing gets underwhelming response from residents By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Glyn Goff stood outside New Braunfels High School Thursday watching the sunset and waiting for a public that never Lacking an Die board of trustees of the New Braunfels Independent School District adjourned Us public tax hearing at 15 minutes after It But NBISD tax assessor decided to wait around until since last year one person showed up after the hearing had been adjourned and after Goff had already gone Goffs wait was In vain since no one ever showed up for the hearing which was called to give the public a chance to complain or ask questions about NBISDs proposed tax rate for the 198381 school Earlier this school board president Margy Walclrlp got one phone call from a patron com plaining about Increased But thats the closest the district came to having an audience Thursday The district Is proposing a tax rate per Of cents will go for the districts maintenance and operation and cents will go for bonded That bonded Indebtedness now Includes the addition of million In new bonds which voters approved In NBISDs May 3rd bond That approval means a new elementary school will be con current facilities will be all schools will be air Earlier this school board president Margy Waldrip got one phone call from a patron complaining about increased But thats the closest the district came to having an audience Thursday conditioned and the ad ministration of NBISD will get a new office with the The addition of the million figure to the districts bonded 1 n d e b t e d n e s s a d d e d a p proxlmately 20eents to the new tax District officials were proposing a tax rate of 70 cents had the total bond package not NBISD Business Manager Lonnle Curtis said the proposed rate will bring In sllghlty less than 3 percent more revenue than last years tax Hes estimating that this years total tax revenue will amount to and next years at The additional revenue of will probably not be enough to meet the proposed 198384 million he This years budget amounts to Curtis told trustees that they would have to eventually decide how much you want to cut out of the budget or out of the districts reserve Using reserve funds to meet the proposed budget was not his top since these are the districts emergency Depending on what the state legislature the district may have to pay additional local funds for teachers But even If the stale doesnt call for an each year NBISD teachers move up a meaning their salararles In Curtis The business manager Is also expecting the districts group health Insurance rates will be Increased this next since he said Its been three yeans since such an Stripper bares all for House AUSTIN A1J A lawmaker whose mischievous colleagues paid a stripper to perform for1 him says they apparently did not know what kind of dancer they had hired for the practical The gyrating woman suggestively stripped down to a Gslrlng and pasties In a public lobby of the Texas Capitol Thursday as David sat redfaced and House Speaker Gib Lewis condemned the stunt as In very poor and snld those responsible had 1 riont think they It was going to be that kind of said who celebrated his 2fHh birthday Thursday and was the victim of the Intended She was a little more suggestive than I think anybody would have He said the stunt took him completely by The Incident occurred during the afternoon when the was In 1 asked by a lobbyist to come 1 thought I was going to see a 1 at rone II a he was asked to sit In a chair In the lobby outside the House chambers and a shapely blonde dressed in black appeared and begin to perform bumps and grinds directly In front of A crowd ringed the couple and watched In amazement as the woman took off her clothes while making suggestive movements at times less than an inch In front of Charles D acknowledged that about 10 fellow House members had chipped In apiece to pny for the It was to be a practical but It got a lltlle out of hand It was an embarrassment to the I None of UK were interested In embarrassing the membership of the I louse or David In that Jandy Iatronella said later he embarrassed by the Incident and said such antics should take place Ia IDA Friday the 13th So You Feel Lucky Thats not a wise feeling to have on Friday the according to its a day to run frantically to your insurance agent to check your hospitalization coverage should the dreaded black cat cross your Dont run under any ladders on the Superintendent field narrows to four The list Is From the original 101 applicants applying for the position of superintendent of the New Braunfels Independent School four finalists The school district Is hoping to hire one of these four whose names were not released by June 1 to replace retiring Pete Hendrlcks will retire June 30 from the post hes held since During an executive session Thur sday the four male candidates were recommended to the school board by Trustee Rudy head of the threeman committee appointed to review Of the 101 which Included a few female Relrners committee Interviewed Following twohour Interviews with each of the the committee chose four to recommend to the school It was tough cutting the list of 10 since all were well qualified In But these four gentlemen have a little more to offer In our en aald The board has set meetings for May 19 and 21 for final Interviews with the A time limit of three hours has been set for each of these Interviews which will be conducted In executive Reimer Three of the four candidates now reside In Die San Antonio or Dallas regions of the state and the fourth la from although he has lived In Reimer The ages of the four which he said are very well qualified and ex perienced range from 38 to Reimer All who are presently superintendents In other school have kept up with the happenings of the New Braunfels school district Including the recent passage of an million bond Reimer During preliminary Retmers committee learned that the candidates were quite Impressed with Die NBISD school which they said lias a good reputation state Reimer Hendrlcks announced his retirement plans during an executive session of the school board in His was not publicly announced or accepted by the board until At that time Hendrlcks said there was no particular reason why he wanted to step down from Die post of superintendent other than to say that he was ready to JACQUELINE SMITH
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