Thursday, October 13, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 13, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Temporary jail wont be ready for Wurstfest By PATRICIA YZNAOA KINO Wire editor Despite his Cornel County Sheriff Walter Fellers will not have a temporary minimumsecurity dor mitory in time for Comal County Commissioners rejected plans to have a building ready by Wurstfest because the cost of having a dormitory built within three weeks time is too The commissioners voted Wed nesday morning to have plans drawn for a temporary minimum security After the plans are they will be presented to the commiuionera for approval and prevented to the Jail commission for If the commission approves the then the county will advertise for County Judge Fred Clark The decision to advertise for bids was made after Jail Administrator John Jenkins presented cost estimates for a temporary building to be located in the parking lot next to the Jenkins told the commissioners that a portable dormitory plan available in Hillsboro would cost the county more than the estimated to Jenkins said the original estimate was low was because the county did much of the construction with the use of the which houses 24 would be 30 feet by SO too big for the park ig lot space where it would be Jenkins Jenkins told commissioners that he asked for informal bids from three contractors for a 18by 54foot building plan which would house 16 prisoners and which could be moved to another site in the Under Jail commission the building needed two fire ex an intercom two exit lights over two a sub flooring of fireproof two smoke detectors and a panted sheet rock Jenkins The Jail commission requested Just a basic drawing to theyll have something to Jenkins He added that the commission will consider w living some other requirements under the stipulation that the Jail not be used past The new including a 48bed minimumsecurity must be completed by that Jenkins said according to the building would cost to to The cost includes complete utility Jail standard requirements and Jenkins Jenkins got estimates from three Morgan Building Systems of San Antonio offered Cornell Portable Buildings of New Braunfels offered and Chaparral Portable Modular Buildings of New Braunfels of fered Connell could not offer the county a lease agreement since the building would be made to Chaparral could offer the county a 10 percent lease The three firms reported they could have the building ready for occupancy by Nov 4 fthe first day of Wurstfest if they began no later tlian Jenkins County Auditor Bate Bond told commissioners they called the three builders to have the building ready by Wurstfest if you wanted it Bond told commissioners that they had left in their contingenry fund which would rover the cost of the Commissioner Precinct 4 Bill George said he thought the county could handle the It the money is not he See Page 12A New Braunfels New Texas 92 204 Zejtung o 24 Sections THURSDAY October 1983 25 cents USPS 377880 Blaze destroys Greens home Geronimo and New Braunfels firefighters battled a blaze at 164 Camp Willow Road Wednesday but were unable to save the home of and George New Braunfels sent two trucks and five men to aid the Geronimo Volunteer Fire Department at One side of the house was in full bloom when they got said a New Braunfels Fire Department A truck was also called from but it was cancelled before it made the said a representative of that fire depart Once the trucks it didnt take lorttf to get the fire under con New Braunfels also sent an ambulance to the but t wasnt The Greens got out without being the house was judged a total As of press the HeraldZeitung had been unable to contact the Geronimo for a full report on the fire or a ruling on its DYANNE FRY ff photo bv Cindy Richardson Hope trick Shuttle had neardisaster Wes firefighter and emergency care at practices a rescue on Scott Renken on the fire tower next to the main station Hill The two were practicing as Meyer said he needed to break in a new SPACE Houston AP A malfunction described by an astronaut as a near disaster during an August flight could mean a delay of up to four months in the scheduled 28 launch of the space shuttle a NASA official A National Aeronautics and Space Administration official who asked not to be identified said Wednesday that a rocket nozzle used in the August launch of the space shuttle almost burned which would nave sent the space shuttle into a The discovery has caused engineers to question the dependability of rocket nozzles that were to be used on the shuttles Spacelab I dont think theres a chance that well fly in said the A NASA official in Washington who also asked not to be identified con curred that there was a very slim chance of making the October launch Columbia was scheduled to carry the billion European a science NASA spokesman John MacLeaish A burnthrough of the nozzle would have been catastrophic and fatal to the an astronaut said the rocket nozzle problem was being but No decision has been made as I would expect a decision within the next couple of There is a likelihood of a After the last engineers found the nozzle on the starboard rocket booster had come within less than an inch of burning through during tile If the nozzle had burned the rockets thrust would have spewed out once sending the shuttle into a CBS News quoted astronaut Daniel the pilot of the last See Page 12A Learning to lead Canyon lockin teaches valuable lessons By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Camping out in the high school commons isnt everybodys idea of a good But those that think they wouldnt like just havent tried Members of Canyon Highs Student Council evidently had a lot of fun doing it two weeks Though faculty sponsor Betty Kyle will tell you that fun isnt quite the A leadership lockin is sup posed to be 12 hours or more of educational Educational or the lockin wasnt at all like It wasnt like a Scout either or even like a church though it had elements of Its hard to say what it was But its probably safe to say that no one could live through it and emerge un The students locked themselves in at midnight less than two hours after the CougarUnicorn Game of the the fans were still shouting New Braunfels for the fifth win in a no loss and Canyons for a great game more than 40 football volleyball future band members and rookie freshmen got down to a different kind of They came armed with toothbrushes and an arsenal of After a week of pep rallies and positive and a night of wild one can only guess how tired they must have But no one got to bed until 2 they wrote goals for the next Then they played crazy games with oranges and balloons to break the Kyle By midmorning the at mosphere was decidedly Chairs and sleeping bags were scattered at random around the Running back Billy Rudelitsch was nursing a sprained ankle from Fridays CHS principal Larry another student council was wearing shorts and tenius A lot of the students werent wearing shoes at After 10 hours of enforced theyd lost all selfconsciousness and were just being They were starting to appreciate individual strengths and And with no one concerned any more about how he looked to his fellow all were free to really pay at tention to what was going See Page Mike Minatrea and Angle Laff rey take the pudding test Suspect sought in sex abuse case Inside City police are investigating a sexual abuse incident which occurred in the bedroom of a 14yearold girl at A spokesman for the criminal in vestigative division said the girl woke to find a white male standing behind her He wasnt wearing a and she later noticed that his pants were about halfway the spokesman When she ran for the suspect escaped through the front Police believe he got in the same because the door is reported to have been In other police a local man charged with trying to burglarise an apartment above the Greyhound bua station was released on bond Tuaaday from Comal County The Myearoid Richard waa arrested shortly altar Jl Police roundup after police found him on the roof of the Greyhound station in the 200 block of North Patrol units had been called to the scene by the resident of the upstairs apart who had heard noises at the window and seen the shadow of a human A spokesman for the Criminal In vestigative Division said the suspect appeared to be trying to force the lock with a metal social security Screens had been removed from two windows on the station indicating an unsuccessful attempt to gain entry he Justice of the Peace Harold Kruagar charged Voas with attempted burglary of a and set his Todays Sunny and with la the Tonight will be fair with lows will be light Friday wtH besuiwy high and shifting to the southeast at Ml mite per today will be at MdMtfiaa Friday at FootbiU A IVyaarold Dal Rio football player died of injuries suffered in a fane laat SPORTS STOCKS TV Victim of crime spree feared Morenos wrath Texas AP The first victim of a 54hour killing spree called police minutes before his death and said he was afraid his brotherinlaw was armed and heading to South Texas for a con frontation with his estranged according to Juan Garza called a detective shortly before 6 Tuesday to tell him his fears about Eliseo Hernandes College Station police Capt Ronnie Miller said Wednesday The officer said that he felt Moreno might possibly be armed and I think he felt that Moreno was probably going to try to find his Milter But he did at that think Moreno would come to his MilHitet the 30yearold Garza and his both lay dead of bullet wounds in their College Station Police said there were several witnesses to the Moreno was arrested about in Wharton southwest of He was taken to 50 miles northwest of Wed nesday afternoon and charged with capital murder in the slaying of state highway patrol officer Kussell Lynn Boyd Boyd stopped Moreno about on a routine traffic violation near about 40 miles south of College Waller Count Sheriff Ronnie Sitton said Officials also believe Moreno killed two Hemp stead residents and shot another when he stopped at their house shortly after Boyd was kidnapped a Hempstead couple and their three children and forced them to take him to where he freed them unharmed and kidnapped a man whom he was holding hostage when he was arrested near El of officers from the Texas Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies lined Southeast Texas roads during the which covered 160 nules and 54 hours Moreno was charged with aggravated kidnapping See Page UA