Tuesday, May 31, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 31, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas ex at Busy Holiday Officials say Memorial Day set records Tubers filled the chute and the Comal River this weekend fitsoft Ciiifv f By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writor A record number of people celebrated a warm sunny Memorial Day weekend in Comal ac cording to local law enforcement Both city ami county lodging ac comodations were the parks were River Road was and the Canyon Lake area was wall to wall people and one marina owneroperator An actual count of people visiting the county over the threeday period was not But both Sheriff Walter Fellers and New Braunfels Police John McEachern reported record crowds and numerous The police department answered 24 calls for service over the three These calls ranged from noise disturbances to deaths resulting from traffic said who added that the police department covered 24 traffic accidents within the city Two of these 24 resulted in three traffic he Sheriff Fellers saw a lot of the police departments work over the as accomodations in the County Jail were worse than anywhere who referred to holiday period as a hectic estimated that 150 people were arrested and booked by his depart ment from late Friday night to We were overfull most of the three said Fellers who thought this Memorial Day crowd was the largest crowd the county has ever had for any We were constantly Most of the Sheriffs Department See Page 14 1V New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZcitung 107 14 Pages TUESDAY May 25 cents 107 Reagan lauds summit result API President having guided the summit through economic dif is joining other leaders of industrialized democracies in a fresh pledge to reduce high interest rates and large budget preparing to return today to the White said Die ninth annual economic summit had been as fruitful and as useful and en joyable as we had all In a toast to his guests at a state dinner Monday he took brief note of the differences that were sometimes aired in the Our individual perceptions about particular issues may sometimes differ but gatherings such as this give us an opportunity to work together on a regular basis to address the problems we Despite European concerns about interest rates and a dispute over the wording of a statement on arms the summit which began Saturday broke up on a harmonious note with the president reading a declaration on economic We must all focus on achieving and maintaining low and reducing interest rates from their present toohigh the president We renew our commitment to reduce structural budget in by limiting the growth of the declaration Heagan was flanked by French President Francois West German Chancellor Helmut Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Italian Prime Minister Ammtore and iaston head of the Kuropean Common British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher left early to re turn to campaign for the June parliamentary Trudeau and other leaders praised Heagan for his handling of the From the the president had insisted that the talks be more in formal than those at previous sum He didnt want a rigid agenda or a final statement prepared in advance of the He was taking a very big gamble that we could have an unstructured summit and still produce said And I must say I had to congratulate him for having won that The 10point summit declaration also called for greater stability in monetary exchange rates and raised the possibility of an international monetary conference in future It urged a halt in protectionist trade barriers and expressed concern about the debt problems of the developing It said economic relations with the Soviet Union should be compatible with our security in At one the allies set aside their economic talks to discuss arms control in what Secretary of State George Shultz called a free honesttoGod They eventually agreed on an arms control statement supporting NATO promising to pursue negotiations while maintaining sufficient military strength to deter it was the economic talks the purpose of the summit that drew the most The foreign leaders apparently presented a united front in expressing their concern about the interest rates and enormous budget Kohl observed that was an im portant experience for our American leaders were Kohl to see themselves as being dearly opposed by everyone from the Japanese to the Canadians to us Europeans and that will certainly not fail to have an impact on American a senior Reagan ad ministration said the talks will reinforce our determination to try to do something about interest rales and whatever it is that is causing interest rates W A f i1 Swimminhole With school Chris Wright right and Billy Leinheim wasted no time in cooling off in a pond in Lfinda Pirk Golf Vacationing students may not need any cooling off as another cold front pushed through South USPS 3778801 Holiday crashes kill three By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writor The Memorial Day holiday in New Braunfels was marred by Ihree traffic all within a 13hour time span Saturday and Two of the three deaths occurred around Saturday near FM A 1976 Oldsmobile driven by William Dodson of svas northbound on Interstate 35 at a high rate of when it struck the guardrail above FM The Department of Public Safety report said the car went through the and landed on its top on the III 35 frontage road Dodson was killed in the and Tracy of a passenger in the died at McKenna Memorial A Datsun driven by James Sasso of was traveling under the IH 35 overpass at FM 306 when the Dodson car went through the guar See Page 14 Waiting game Attorney General so no Savage decision yet By DEBBIE DoLOACH Staff writor Its still a question mark whether William Dale Savage will be prosecuted further for killing a New Braunfels family of four last Arthur Mitchell said there are no new Will a clerk in the Attorney Generals Office of Public In said Mitchell is one of three lawyers closest to At torney General Jim Mattox in staff Savage was placed on 10 years probation in April for the death of Ruben Sauceda Saucedas wife and two small children were also struck and killed by Savages District Attorney Bill Schroedcr said he refused to try Savage again on any other in voluntary manslaughter and a monthlong protest of cour thouse downtown and jail inmate hunger strikes On May State District Judge Carl Anderson signed an asking the AGs office to review the Savage case on May Mattox said his office would and placed a twoweek timetable on the That deadline has now come and The problem has been that Maltox has been over at the He lias some bills that he really cared like his nursing home reform Rogers While the legislature was in most of his energy was going over Now that the legislature is hell be around here Mitchell has been assigned to review the and will make a recommendation to Rogers the final decision rests witli the attorney who will consider other circumstances besides Mitchells thoughts on the Rogers What Im trying to say is Mit chells recommendation will have but the attorney general will use his own judgment in making a final the clerk Savages attorney Rick Woods has formally objected to the Attorney Generals contending it could possibly put his client in double jeopardy a constitutional protec tion against a person being ti led twice for the same Woods has also slated he will take the issue all the way to the Supreme Court if Mattox decides in favor of furthor Legislature for how long Inside AUSTIN i AIM Lawmakers say the failure of the Legislature to take care of unfinished business including not passing a bill continuing the Texas Kmployment Commission guarantees a session this I would assume itrl be sometime bet ween now and July said Carl DPort who said the governor told him there would be a called Mark White insisted publicly he had not made up his The regular session ended Monday night at with the more than people who work for the TFC wondering if they will be unemployed themselves next Without a special session this summer to pass a bill continuing the agency that gives out unemployment aid and finds work for the it will be phased out beginning a bill that would have brought Texas into compliance with federal brucellosis control standards failed in the Senate despite the Department of Agricultures imposition of a quarantine of Texas effective Although While would not confirm he plans to call them back into he did tell House members in brief remarks before the scheduled midnight Should we have to call a special session I will make it at a time most convenient to He said it would not be June since he said he understood many lawmakers plan vacations in In Bill Hobby and Speaker Gib Lewis also have travel plans during the House and Senate members spent the final day of the regular session taking final votes mostly on minor bills and passing congratulatory Carlyle DGrand criticized the 140day meeting as non thinking and Some people are calling it the Valiurn Other praised themselves for passing a stronger anti drunken driving a nonewtaxes budget and a prison reform package that sets up community centers where lowrisk inmates can live on the outside while they work to pay back their Lawmakers also passed consumer oriented changes in the way utilities are regulated and a bill to lower credit card interest While praised the Legislature for that and for creating an ethics com raising welfare payments from to a month per and passing several other Some legislators who responded to an informal survey listed as the major achievement a new fund for state univer sities outside the University of TexasTexas Disappointments of the 08th some members included the failures of pari muluel nursing home a slatewide water a brucellosis control mandatory child safety seats in the one most frequently cited the lack of a big pay raise for That was by far the biggest failing of this said Arves Jones RF1 a freshman in the That should have been the 1 priority when we began the Hobby There was not the recognition that I thought there ought to be for the needs of both higher education and White met with Hobby and Lewis late Monday and agreed to resurrect a special committee on education that Hobby had chaired The commitec would meet during the summer to draft a plan for funding public Most of the major bailies had already beim fought and won or lost before the last day of the But a few major issues waited until the last day to be declared officially in cluding a statewide water plan and a bill that would have extended workmens compensation to farm The water plan died in conference com mittee when lawmakers from different areas of the state failed to agree on its Workmens compensation for farm workers failed when Bill D staged a talkathon against it beginning at He talked until adjournment at killing the bill without a Todays Weather It will be cloudy today with a 30 percent chance of with clouds continuing tonight and Winds will be northeasterly at 1015 rnph light and variable and easterly at 1015 rnph Sunset will be at B2B and sunrise Wednesday will be at Unicorns to Pick Cotton The New Braunfels Unicorns face the Rob stown Cotton Pickers tonight in the first of a threugame regional The action starts at I on the Unicorn field and the winner will be DEAR 9 SPORTS TV