New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 26, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

May 26, 1983

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 26, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas More for the money By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Architect says county can build larger jail than planned The architect working on plans for the new county jail thinks he can build a slightly bigger structure for about the same price outlined in the bond package Commissioners Court, which has now seen preliminary drawings of the proposed one-story structure, had planned to build a 100-inmate jail w ith the $3.9 million bond package approved by voters on May 7. Wednesday however, the court learned from Houston architect Christopher DiStephano that a 110-capacity jail could be built for approximately the same price Responding to questioning from Commissioner J.L. “Jumbo” Evans, DiStephano said he did not anticipate that the 110-bed jail would require more personnel to operate than the 100-capacity jail. Evans noted the court's concern with the state jail standard w hich requires one jailer per 45 prisoners. “Our concern is the staffing for the operation i of the jail),” said Evans. Because prisoners must be segregated according to classification of crime and gender (as well as age in the case of juveniles), the architect said ”it’s almost impossible to totally fill a jail." A 110-capacity jail “will actually give you (a jail population I of closer to 90," he added. According to the DiStephano’s preliminary plans, the detention facility will consist of 56 single-cells with the remaining beds included in multi-occupancy cells, winch hold up to eight prisoners, and dormitory cells, which house up to a dozen. See JAIL, Page 16Salute to graduatesSee special section in today's newspaper THURSDAY May 26, 1983 25 cents (USPS377 880* That caps it New Braunfels High senior Scott Schumann reads the backs of his eyelids during graduation practice, while another Class of ‘H3 member took on a more informal look than she ll wear tonight New Braunfels and Canyon students graduate tonight, while Canyon ceremonies are f riday night SUH phuht* fir JO**'* \ $¥**$** I Adviser slain in El Salvador SAN SALYA1X)H. El Salvador AP) A gunman pumped four bullets into the head of the deput) commander of U S military advisers in El Salvador as he sat in his car waiting for a woman friend on a university campus. He was the first I S adviser slam in this nation’s civil war. Navy Cmdr Alliert A Sehaufelberger was killed Wednesday night, US Embassy spokesman Don Hamilton said He was in charge of security for the American advisers assigned to assist the Salvadoran military in its fight against leftist relicts In Washington. White House spokesman I-at ry Speakes said the U S Embassy iii Sail Salvador reported Sehaufelberger was on the campus “to pick up a Salvadoran national, a woman friend" he had met from time to time ” “As she came out, a car pulled up" and someone iii the car tired the shots, Speakes said, adding that the woman witnessed tin* incident "from some distance " Hut he said. "We are unable to draw explicit conclusions as to the cause, the reason and who was I espousing." He said President Reagan expressed “regret, sorrow” and would probably call Sehaufelberger’* family Sehaufelberger had replaced the double-plate bulletproof glass windows iii his Malibu with ordinary glass recently liecausc the car’s air conditioner did not work and “he did not like baking inside," said a friend w ho asked not to lie identified. The car, like most ITS government-owned vehicles here, caille equipped with the special w indows, w Inch could not he rolled dow ii Sehaufelberger t tin first American adviser slain iii El Salvador Another adviser, Special Forces Sgt. J Stanley Hum, as, was wounded by rebel fire while flying iii a helicopter abovt Usulutan province in early February Thomas wa: shot in tin* leg. but his wound was not serious. Hamilton aid Sehaufelberger was killed when he went to the Central American University in a western sulmrl t the t apital about 6.30 p.m. to pick up a friend. As h< w., waiting for the friend iii tile university parking lot, a cai pulled up behind his automobile and (out shots were fired from the vehicle, striking Sehaufelberger in the head. Ilaniilton said. He said a passerby placed the officer in his car and rushed him to Uh Military Hospital, but he was pronounced dead on arrival. Hamilton said his account was based on reports from witnesses and information gathered by other embassy official* A night watchman at the university gave a somew hat different version The watchman, who identified himself as Roberto Alfaro, said the officer apparently had parked along Hie one-way street that runs through the university After he wa: shot, he drove his automobile about 20 feet I adore tin* vehicle jumped the curb and smashed into a parked car, Alfaro said, showing an Associated Dress reporter broken glass and the tire marks lie said were made by the victim s cur See SALVADOR, Luge 16 — Mew    Uanalrl- -—ii# Braunfels mBPqIQ New Braunfels. Texas    Vol.    92    No. 104    36    Pages    2    Sections Seniors hope for dry graduationInside There’s a one-in-five chance that UTI rain, but no matter the weather graduation ceremonies will go on as planned tonight for two local high schools Ceremonies will begin at 8 p rn for New Braunfels and Smithson Valley High Schools iii their respective football stadiums In ease of rain, gi addition exercises w ill Im* moved into Now Braunfels High School ( aldern* and the gym at Smithson Valley If the ceremonies have to Im* moved inside, tickets will Is* required for entrance, due to limited seating Senior students have been issued tu kcts for this purpose James I Memos, cum laude, will give the commencement address for New Braunfels Highschool while Valedictorian Carlot! Slapper and Salutatortan lain Aline Smith will Im* the shakers at Smithson Valley. Graduation exercises will Im* held for Canyon High School Friday al 8 pin at Cougar Stadium and will likewise Im* moved inside to the school gym in ( ase of rain Rev Harold Zirkcl pastor of First United Methodist Chart Ii will peak at the Canyon ceremonies and commencement addresses will Im* made by Valedictorian James I an elace and Salutatoriau Carolyn HansonQuarantine would hurt, Schumann says By DEBBIE DbLOACH Staff writer County Agent Bill Schumann thought hard, but couldn’t find one good thing to say about an impending federal quarantine of Texas’ cattle trade with other suites The threat comes from the U S Department of Agriculture’s announcement of a Iran on interstate cattle shipments, effective June I, because Texas doesn t have adequate controls for the cattle disease brut choses Whether the ban will take plate hangs on the fate of Sen BobGlasgow ’s bill aimed at voiding the ban “Probably Friday," Sen. Boh Glasgow, D* Stephenville, said Wednesday when asked when the Senate would act His bill has already been approved in the House Brucellosis causes reduced calf crops and lower milk production, although it causes no danger to c onsumers of meat and pasteurized dairy products T he disease* hardly exists in the western and much of the southern sec tions of Texas, while it has been a continuing problem in the east and southeast parts In Comal County. the quarantine would have “a definite adverse effec t on c attle business," Schumann said "Our outstanding area breeders would be unable to ship outside the state, even though they might have brucellosis- See CATTLE. Page 16 Lake parks in limbo after policy revision By SANDRA JACKSON Stiltt writer Although tin* U S Army Corps of Engineers has reversed its demon lo shut down areas in 55 parks on 13 reservoirs across the state, areas already closed at ( allyou I .ake have not yet been affected “All project lands classified for rec reation under c urrent regulations will Im* retained," said Col Ted Stroup. Fort Worth Distric t Engineer None will Im* sold, and the public will not Im* denied access to any of our land," he added. However, two areas at Canyon I-ike have been closed since last October, and Canyon reservoir manager Phil Parsley says he* has received no instructions to reopen them The areas shut down last fall are what is commonly referred to as Hie “old beach area" of Cranes Mill Park, one camping area in Canyon Park, and tile area adjac ent to and including the double boat ramp in Cany on Park At an Austin news conference last week, it was stated that there will In* no loss of boat launching lanes. “That may affect us later,” Parsley said, "but right now we have two closed." The news conference was held to announced the revised park closure plan following negotiation involving the Corps of Engineers, the Attorney General’s office, th** Texas Conservation Foundation, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Boating Trades Association Th** Corps originally announced that 55 parks on 13 reservoirs in Texas would Im* affected by shutdowns «*i partial closures The revised plan ( alls for budget cutbacks at 44 parks Five parks originally scheduled for closing will continue in full operation They are Rayburn and Overlook parks at Sam Rayburn Reservoir, High Point Park on Proctor I-ake, Mallard Park at I .ak* Lavon, and Sycamore Bend Park at I .ake Irwinville John Carter, assistant attorney general, said that as a result of th** Corps revised plan, the st.itc was dismissing a federal court suit which claimed th** Corps has not considered the environmental impact of the park closures and had not given th* public a chanc e to comment We are promised no net loss of boat launching lanes T his is of great importance to our half-million i’exas boat owners," said Boating Irades Association spokesman Don K* nnardTo cia y s Wea tiler It will ta* partly cloudy this afternoon and tonight Friday morning clouds will burn oft to partly cloudy by th** afternoon Winds will Im* from th** south near It) mph (dday, from the southeast at 3-10 mph tonight Sunset will Im* at 8:23 pm. and sunrise Friday will Im* at 6 33 a iii Probability of late at ternoon and early evening thunderstorms today and Friday is 20 jiercent The present outlook for tile Memorial Day weekend is partly cloudy and warm, with a slight chance of late afternoon and early evening thunderstormsMemorial Day Holiday l h** Her<tki /mtunq will Im* closed Monday, Memorial Day, so that our employees may enjoy the holiday with their families We will reopen at 8 fit) a in TuesdayMX Passes Ronald Reagan got what tie wanted Wednesday passage of the MX missile and Texas senators John Tower and I Joy d Beiitsen helped him do it See Page bRangers Face Challenge After winning their first playoff game I ue.sday, the Smithson Valley Hangers fare an even tougher battle* Saturday against the Kenedy I.ions, who boast two pitchers with several no-hitters to then credit tills season Details in SportsLakers, Sixers tangle Tiding themselves in an unfamiliar position trailing in a playoff series the Los Angeles I .akees will attempt to square matters tonight against Philadelphia Game 2 of the NBA championship series will Im* televised at 8 p iii Details in Sports Ct ASSI! ITO COMICS CROSSWORD DE AR ABBY HOROSCOPE KALEIDOSCOPE OPINIONS SPOR IS STOCKS TV LISTINGS WEATHER 12 lf TI ll 7 3 1 4 89 2 11 3Nurse indicted in infant death kl HHV II J .Ti NP» A licensed vocational nurse w.in jailed today on charges that she murdered a tiMldlet and injured six oilier children when she administered injections of a powerful drug at a pediatric * bilic here Genetic Jones, 32, was named Wednesday iii indictments handed down by a Kerr County grand jury A Texas Bouget arrested her Wednesday night at ail Leto* County home, Kerr County District Attorney Hon Sutton said She was taring held today iii th** Ector County Jail in Odessa on (Hinds totaling, $225,000, said Sheriff’s ( apt I ai l Watters Ms Jones is charged with murder iii th** Sept 17 death of Chelsea Ann McClellan, who died of respiratory arrest All seven children, ranging iii ag** from a month to seven yeai supered severe seizures from th** muscle i eiaxant but only one died, accel ding to th** indictments Sutton ant la nine month investigation was hampered by th* unusual nature of the ‘ bizarre-type crimes’’ alleged ill th** indictment You try to understand why .someone would try to injur** a child,” he .aid “You don t expect to find that in a medical environment.” Ms Jones also has appeared before a San Antonio grand jury looking into a string of suspicious infant deaths at the {Millable intensive care unit at Medical Centci Hospital from 1978 to early 1982 She was employ *‘d at tin* county *>|H*f ated hospital during th** pel md unde? investigation, but has denied any wrongdoing. I didn’t kill any children," sh** told reporters iii Mal ch befoi «* going into seclusion Her attorney. William Chenault of San Antonio, could not he reached for comment. A woman who answered the phone .it his home said he would ta* out of town until Sunday A subpoena had been prepared ordering Ms. Jones to appear again before grand jurors here Wednesday. but she could not In* located to serve it, Sutton said Ms Join w .is .a i « sU*d at a home belonging to a relative of a man sh** mar ried i ecently, Sutton said According to county records in San Angel*), Ms Jones married Gamin Ray lurk, 19, un April 22 She lived iii a San Angelo mobile home park until about two weeks ago, until she just flat disappeared," a neighboi at the park told th** San Angelo Standard-Times, See NURSE, Page 16 ;

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