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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 8, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Texas New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZcitunQ 113 34Panpe WEDNESDAY 1983 25 cents 113 34 Pages4 Sections IUSPS 377880 Savage will face another charge By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Attorney General Jim Mattox will appoint an attorney from his office to prosecute William Dale Savage for the deaths of three members of a New Braunfels family last Mattox announced his decision Wednesday following an extensive review of the record in this and after a thorough investigation of all the It appears there is justification to prosecute Savage for the deaths of three innocent Mattox I will not prejudge this but this office will work hard to see that justice is An assistant attorney general will be named to prosecute the case within the next few Mattox In an attempt to narrow down the candidate Will a clerk in the Public Information There are more of them assistants than I can But if I had to it will probably be someone from the Enforcement District Attorney Bill Schroeder was in the drivers seat for the first case against who was fined and placed on 10 years probation for the death of Ruben Sauceda by a Comal County jury on April Saucedas pregnant wife and two small children were also struck and killed as they walked along Highway 81 on My decision to not prosecute Savage for the other three deaths was based on what I believe the law to be concerning multiple as well as the facts of this Schroeder said Wednesday in his reaction to the Under those cir I still feel I was and my belief in the law and the jury system will continue to substantiate my position about any further Then Schroeder opened Im tired of Its time to move You get to where you have to lay it and pick up the bail I did the best job I followed the and to be told by the attorney general that he feels otherwise that has a tendency to rub me the wrong I hope this wasnt done as a political but in all for a true concern for the Savages attorney Rick Woods was a bit more vocal about the politics Im not surprised by the He Mattox already had his mind made up back in when he said if this case didnt warrant penitentiary he didnt know what the law had in Woods I think the charade his office has gone through in reviewing the case is an insult to the Woods also revealed his plans now that Mattox has gone I will wait for the judge to set a pretrial and I will file a writ of habeas By doing if the judge denies my relief I have the op portunity to be heard by an appellate court before a trial ever I am also thinking about filing a motion to recuse withdraw the AGs Office from prosecuting the because I believe the decision was politically Woods In I will withdraw any motion I had on a change of and will oppose it from the other There are certain things they must prove to take another trial out of Comal But smiles were on the faces of Virginia leader of the Committee of Justice for and committee member Ezequiel Cheque That news makes my Youve got me good Torres said at his home This is a victory for which was what the Committee was fighting We believe Schroeder didnt try his but at least this we will have our day in Sec Page 12A NBISD board sees cool 84 Air conditioning work to begin next month By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer If all goes as students in the New Braunfels Independent School District will be sitting in air conditioning classrooms next Thats according to time estimations made by NBISD planners and who are also hoping to have a new NBISD elementary school open by We hope to start working on the July and were shooting for having it installed in air NBISD schools by March or Hen dricks said at the end of Tuesdays school board Completion expected by next These two items are our number one our most pressing of all that was included in NBISDs million bond package which voters passed May Hendricks The others things outlined in the bond package we will plan to do after we get bids for the school and air he Hendricks predicted that the other expansion and renovation items outlined in the bond package will probably be done in two or three Hendricks The districts bond package calls for renovations and expansion of the districts including a provision for a new administrative office Depending on which is most economical and the district plans to either renovate the old high school on West Mill Street or build a new building where the old administrative office now His architects guess right now is that it will be more expensive to hes going to get those figures for said Hes of remodeling the old what federal and state laws have to be met and what to do with the upper and lower floors of the old high Hendricks Although Hendricks will not be with the district past June 30 his retirement date he is working with architects ori preliminary plans for carrying out the goals of the bond Hendricks Charles Bradberry of Jasper whom the board hired last week will take over July Hendricks is keeping him uptodate on the ar chitects The final plans will be long after he gets said But I feel like we need to do alittle planning before he gels The new which will ease current overcrowded will consist of 26 a music administrative special education cafetorium and other Patient pet Some cats wont put up with this type of but apparently this one likes the attention its getting from sisters left and Betty Jo age Stall photo by Cindy Richardson Aquero of 236 Plum Puckered up Betty Jo looks like shes going to give the kilty a kiss on the as a matter of 2 local men charged in drug raid Two New Braunfels men were released from the Guudalupe County Jail today after being arrested in a raid that netted pounds of marijuana with a street value of Terry of 2870 Pecan Street and Alfonso of 414 Orange were charged Tucday with possession of The in their were released on bond a Guadalupe Sheriffs Department spokesman Four other South Texas men involved in the in cident were also released today on The Department of Public Safety narcotics office in San which organized the reported they acted on anonymous Troopers arrested three men traveling in a rented truck along 10 in Guadalupe County The DPS pounds of marijuana in 15pound bagswas seized in the the the assistance of Customs officials from San Antonio and the Comal Guadalupc con ducted a 24hpuf surveillance on a residence in Guadalupe Ulloa and a South Texas man were arrested at the the New Braunfels Police Department The DPS reported 370 pounds of 23 and some stereo equipment was con fiscated at the New Braunfels police reported that about in cash was also found at the Ulloa had been free on bond after he and his wife Elsa had pleaded guilty Monday to felony possession of marijuana charges in 274th District Sen tencing was to be July and a presentence in vestigation was being conducted by the Comal County Adult Probation In other police the Comal County Sheriffs department released a Startzville man wanted in Los Angeles to marshals Comal County Sheriff Walter Fellers said Van Arthur of Startzville and formerly of Los was released to marshals at 9 Dudek was arrested Tuesday at The Oaks Subdivision at Canyon He had been charged in California for violation of probation and passing counterfeit government CISD concerns Group pointing to next board meeting A group bearing the title of Concerned Tax payers of the Comal Independent School has all cars tuned to the June 14 school board Weve been told by several board members that the acting as the committee for the will report its findings on the investigation we asked for at the May 24 board Carter Casteel said About 250 persons attended that with most criticisms directed at Edgar his lack of communication with and various policy changes made by the We expect a crowd on June and on June 21 the boards regular The word is Casteel Wed like to hear their answers to our concerns expressed on May We want to give them that courtesy before we plan our next Were still exploring all and are dedicated to making sure the board continues to listen to its Casteel Concerned Taxpayers is growing as a Casteel There were 60 people at the groups first and about 55 at the second But about 20 of those 55 werent at the first so we have grown and are she DEBBIE DeLOACH County to buy jail site for double appraised value County officials have tentatively agreed to pay for a nineacre tract off Water Lane for the new county jail Commissioners Court and property owner Terrell Timmermann reached this negotiated price for the nine acres which has frontage road on West San Antonio County Judge Fred Clark said during the courts regular Claris plans to recommend that the county accept the proposed contract even though the county found through a formal appraisal that the property was valued at approximately Clark said he feels that the contract will be accepted by the you consider the costs involved in condemnation proceedings and a jury trial were better off agreeing to the Clark noted in a telephone The negotiated price is considerably less than the to that the county originally thought it would need to purchase land for the Had the county chosen another jail site such as the one being considered off Hanz Prjve in the Gruene area and all of the might have been Cjark See Page 12A Inside Todays Weather Expect a warm with winds becoming southeasterly and 510 miles per hour this af ternoon and persisting through the On they will increase to 1015 bringing a few clouds and warmer today will be at and sunrise Thursday signs At press time it was learned that Spurs coach Stan Albeck had signed a contract with the new Jersey Terms were not an The agreement caps two weeks of bitter legal struggles between Albeck and Spurs owner Angejo CLASSIFIED CROSSWOrlP QgARABBY DEATHS ENTERTAINMENT HOROSCOPE KALEIDOSCOPE OPINIONS SPORTS STOCKS TV LISTINGS 88 4D 4D 1 20 36 4A Geronimo residents study incorporation ByDYANNE FRY Staff writer Residents of Geronimo will decide on 13 whether they want to be a city or A petition signed by 65 qualified voters was presented to Guadalupe County Commissioners last After checking out the County Judge Jim Sagcbiel an nounced that an incorporation elec tion would be held the second Saturday in August at Navarro High That gives the group in favor of incorporation plenty of time to answer residents But theyve already done a lot in that The idea came up two years said John president of the sixmember steering committee that put the petition Interest at that time was high enough to warrant the Jaycees doing a study on in The club presented results of that study at a town meeting in Duncan The steering committee was spent some time talking to people and drew a map of the proposed City of It encompasses two square miles the maximum allowed by state law for new cities and 396 Duncan admitted the map looks like an with a 500foot strip extending down every residential road in the We wanted to get our population said The minimum population for a newlyincorporated city is The heaviest opposition to the effort seems to be coming from the fingers along 123 and Bar burosn Duncan says the committee wasnt really aware of this until the map was nearly ready to submit to the Commissioners We got six signatures for the petition along Barbarosa so we included them in the he He considers the steering com mittees main purpose to be Geronimo held an in corporation election some years in the The effort was voted Duncan because of misconceptions among the This we want to be able to say that the voters knew what they were he No one that I have including is trying to force this Proponents want to preserve the identity of their little and perhaps to control the speed of traffic on In Duncans most of the opponents just dont like the idea of living in a You wont find anybody out here See Page m   

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