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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 15, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Gray places third in Page 6A Texas Baseball Braves Astros 3 Orioles Rangers 11 Lakers off Page 6A New Braunfels HeraldZeitung SUNDAY May 50 cents New Texas 96 66 Pages Sections DSPS 377880 Attorney General to get Savage case By DEBBIE DeLOACH Stnff writor It came down to the but ho no fullblown hearing Monday mor ning to decide if the Committee of Justice for All gets its demand for The agreement in principle to forego the and to ask the Attorney Generals Office to look Into further prosecution of William Hale was sealed with enchiladas Friday at a local Among those present wore attorney Huben Committee Texas Hanger Hay Police Chief Hurney Sheriff Walter and District Attorney Bill Schroeder and Sandoval will meet Monday with Judge Carl Anderson of who is expected to approve the order asking the Attorney Generals office to look at the Anderson replaces LOTth IMstricl Judge Hobert who disqualified himself from hearing the Working with local officials were Efniln and Ed conciliators with the United States Department of Prior to their the situation seemed at but Committee member Kzuqulel Cheque Torres said Those two men Instrumental In helping us to reach an Savage was placed on 10 years probation and fined on April ll for the death of Huben Sauceda last there are three pending Indictments against Savage for the deaths of Saucedas wife and two small The four members of the Sauceda family were killed when struck by Savages car as they walked along the Interstate M frontage The Committee of Justice for All began picketing the Comal County April demanding justice through prosecution of the remaining In Four county jail Inmates went on a hunger while Schroeder stated the Jury has and refused to prosecute Savage Those In the know anticipated a crowd of to transcend on Main Plaza to await the outcome of Mondays Busloads of outsiders were potential violence was a very real and local law enforcement officials were on But by Friday most of the tension had Chief Boeck I Iligo MA NBISD denies charge made by MALDEF BY JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writor Contrary to the feelings of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational the New Braunfels Independent School District does not think Us election system Is Thursday the school district filed an answer to charges In District Court in San Antonio denying all MALDKF filed suit on April 20 in that same court charging that NBISDs current election has worked to minimize minority representation on the school In the districts answer to MALDEFs NBISD attorney Jack Borchers said he denies that the people have been discriminated that there has been any scheme to prevent Mexican Americans from being elected to the board of added contacted at his law office Currently the seven trustees which make up the NBISD board are elected atlarge by places for staggered threeyear During the districts last school board election held April two Mexican American candidates ran unsuccessfully for I wo of the seven MALDFF contends that there has been a pervasive atmosphere of discrimination felt historically by Mexican Americans In New Braunfels and Comal This has af fected that segment of the population economically and according to Hepresentatives of the Hispanic group said that Mexican Americans in New Braunfels attain lower educational have higher dropout rates and lower voter registration and turnout rates than the rest of the towns Because of the compounding of these factors and strong racially polarized voting in the atlarge number place election system by the New Braunfels In dependent School District has worked to minimize minority representation on the school that group Named as defendants In the suit are NBISD llendrlcks Margy president of the school board and the remaining six trustees Boh Garland Gene Gladys Hudy Hcimorand Don They are named as Individuals and In their See Page MA Tax rate vote due Tuesday Following the calm results of last weeks public trustees of the New Braunfels Independent School District plan Tuesday to set a tax rate tor the tux year No one shosved up at a hearing held Thur sday to discuss the proposed tax which Business Manager Curtis says will bring in slightly less than It percent more revenue than last years 117cent Ot the cents will go lor the districts maintenance and operation and cents will go for bonded Selling this which covers the districts I1IM1M fiscal is but one of the topics lobe considered at Tuesdays school board which will gel underway at in the library of New Braunfels I llgh fniliinew the board will consider Diving the districts administration the to excerise option on The land being referred to is JJacrc tract off Old Hoad on County Line NB1SI has taken a option on this land on which they plan to build an elementary This miclassroom whose estimated cost is million i not including land and air conditioning costs was approved by voters In Ihe districts million May ird bond election The completition of Ihe new school which officials are hoping will be ready for the school year will ease overcrowded con ditions In the districts elementary othcr Items to be considered by the board Tuesday include the discussion of personnel which includes the possible election of new retirements and lea vesol absence Oulofdistrict transfer lax office and financial and the possible ap proval of an adultiducalion resolution will also he hearing requested by a will be held In executive the end of Tuesdays IY John N SnnliH Something fishy A nonrenewal NBISD employee session probably at JACQUELINE SMITH A kindergarten liltidenl at LOIN Stai chocks tho contents of hot mil Friday in tin wiiclincj iroa in Latida It was all part of tho outdoor iKluciition program at ho where students tab to the outdoors to study what they havo been learning indoors in Critical vote for district Appraisal board may opt to start over Monday By DYANNE FRY Stnff writor Monday nights meeting could be a monumental one for directors of the Comal County Appraisal It will start at 7 in the district office at KID a special committee will recommend closing the central appraisal office and turning Its responsibilities over to County Tax Assessor lorla Members of the ml hoc committee agreed by majority vote on May i that the present operation under Chief Appraiser Glenn Bracks left a lot to be and that a contract with the county tax might prove much more Besides the county the ap praisal district does work fornine other taxing Included are the Comal and New Braunfels Independent school districts and the City of New each of which has some territory across the county Glyn tax assessor for the last two was the only committee member to put in a good word for Brucks which has been built from scratch over1 he past two and a half Considering that central appraisal was a new concept born three years Golf thinks Bruchs has done as well as could he and that the local office is operating pretty much on a par with other appraisal districts In other Committee chairman Charles who has served on the board of directors since its Inception in agrees other districts are having problems he We havent done as good a job as should have been 1 think we have failed the who also sits on the board of holds that Ihorr were some misconceptions in the report submitted May i by committee member John Phillips of Garden Phillips report charged the district with overall bad management of Its its own personnel and its contract All committee members except Goff seemed to think the district was spending a lot of money In proportion to the work being And Brucks proposed budget for MIHI Is even higher than this years budget His first look at the new budget on April IK promptqod board chairman Goodson to set up an ml svlth one representative from each of the districts See Page HA Inside Savage viewpoints The letters continue to come In on the William Dale Savage not they continue to reflect a variety of different a local man and a Sun Antonio attorney give their opinions on the controversial Sixers Near Sweep The Philadelphia 76ers won another one down the tunning away from the Milwaukee Bucks late In the contest to win 10496 and take a 30 lead In their NBA semifinal Phllly can make It a sweep by taking Game 4 today In Page Todays Weather It will he cloudy today with a percent chance of showers or Clouds will decrease and skies will be fair on Winds will be northerly near 15 mph PUBLIC Repression in Chile Mass arrests follow protests against military regime Chile AT Troops bran dishing submachine guns seized about people In predawn raids Saturday and carted them off to soccer stadiums and police stations in apparent retaliation for the first widespread protests against President An gusto Pinochets military About 150 soldiers In battle backed up by an estimated 100 policemen and plain clothes surrounded two shantylowns in southern Santiago shortly after Using they ordered everyone over the age of 14 to They surrounded the neighborhood before five In them morning and ordered through loundspeakers that all men over 14 years old had to go to the soccer said a 55year old man from one of the shanty who said he feared reprisals If he were Two hours later they let me but my two sons are sllll being lie told The Associated Witnesses estimated residents of the Jono Joulart and ha Victoria districts poured into the streets and were marched to soccer fields for Identity They said some were let go and others bused to police stations from the At reporters could sec several hundred boys and men still waiting In the stadiums for security agents to cheek their Identity Police officals claimed the operation was a search for common But the two shanlylowns were the scene of clashes Wednesday between police and demonstrators taking part In the first nationwide protests against the regime since It came to power nearly 10 years ago In a coup against Marxist President Salvador Six labor unions that organized the Day of National Protest called the demonstrations a nonviolent appeal for dialogue between an authoritarian regime and critics demanding greater political Responding to the protests with charac teristic police shot two people to death and arrested H50 others during the street marches and Interior Minister Knrlque Monlero threatened legal action against further Pinochet then signed a decree that banned news broadcasts and comment hy Radio an Independent saying its reporting on protests created sensation of an artificial climate of Thousands of Chileans registered their discontent Wednesday by blowing car banging pots together Inside their homes and keeping their children out of   

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