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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 18, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas OTI New Braunfels T0XM 92 207 Zeituno 14 Pages TUESDAY October 25 cents USPS 3778801 DPS trooper Butler a noshow in Rockport By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Trooper Robert Butlers future in the Department of Public Safety took another setback when he did not report for work in who was transferred to Rockport from Cotnal was to appear before Charles the district commander in Corpus at 8 He did That is Robert Butler failed to show up in my office at the appropriated time on Gunn said Tuesday A spokeswoman for the local DPS office and DPS General Counsel John West in Austin both said it was their understanding Butler did not go to West also said DPS of ficials have declined any immediate comment on possible future action against The state Attorney Generals Office received a memo Monday from Harris the troopers indicating that Robert Butler will not show in Rockport until the matter comes to court The first time 207th District Court Judge Robert Pfeuffer heard five days of testimony before denying an injunction to block the Rockport transfer on the injunction ruling did not void Butlers lawsuit against DPS James DPS Director James Adams and which could ultimately result in a jury if Butlers claim continues to be his transfer was punitive in nature for reporting violations of law in good faith to appropriate law enforcement DPS labeling the transfer for the good of the Following his ruling on the in junction Pfeuffer filed his findings of fact and conclusions of law in the usual He concluded that the had failed to meet his burden to show that the transfer was ordered because of Butlers exercise of any rights secured by the Constitution or laws of the State of Butlers attorney filed a motion for Plaintiffs Request for Amended and Additional Findings and Conclusions here Court Administrator Martin Allen said This is the first one of these Ive ever seen rome through this When the judge made his he entered his findings and con clusions of which basically detail the reasons behind his Allen said What Butlers motion is asking is that the judge add certain points See Page 14 Man killed in accident at State Fair midway DALLAS AP A car on a popular spinning midway ride broke hung precariously for five or six revolutions and plummeted more than 50 feet into a crowd of people at the State Fair of killing one seriously injuring two others and sending five other people to Bob assistant general manager of the said the dead man and the two seriously injured men were in the five passenger car when it separated from the flew about 50 feet and fell between another ride and a root beer stand about Robert a field agent for the Dallas County Medical examiners said a 19yearold man was pronounced dead at at Parkland Claude night ad ministrator at identified the dead man as William Phillips of about 25 miles north of Marion a brother of the was reported in fair condition this morning and Michael who recently moved from San was reported in good condition at Halford said the three had attended the fair Five other people were sent to Dallas hospitals with lesser injuries and fair officials saic4 nine other people were treated at first aid stations for accident related ailments ranging from possible ankle and neck injuries to upset Mary of Dallas was working at a cotton candy stand on the midway of See Page 14 Five stabbed in Sunday incident Radioactive drill Ernesto a private with the Texas State uses a geiger counter to locate radioactive isotopes Sunday at the in tersection of FM 725 and IH It was part of the local guards drill involving a mock Staff photo by John Senter crash involving a truck carrying radioactive The isotope shown is weak and used for testing Guard officials ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer Five people received stab wounds in a Sunday morning incident at the Villa Serena housing Three are still at McKenna Memorial A sixth person was released after being treated for heart Police arrested one but charges have A police spokesmen said that Reynaldo who was released Tuesday morning from McKennas intensive care did not want to press charges in what was apparently a family The multiple stabbing occurred at approximately outside Sernas home at 106 Morales The 30yearold man received stab wounds in the abdomen and near the rib and was taken by am bulance to Also injured were Sernas wife his father Roberto Serna and two other Ricardo Cantu of 460 Central and Stella Bueno of Police said Nettie Serna had several cuts on the left and was also tran sported by Bueno was stabbed in the left and was admitted to McKenna later that Both women were still there Tuesday rated in satisfactory Roberto Serna was treated and released at the emergency room Cantu had lacerations to the face and but was apparently not seriously The sixth 57yearold Lupe suffered hypertension and shortness of breath after the according 10 an Emergency Medical Service report The ambulance didnt pick her but she was later admitted to the and remained there until Tuesday In Kissingers shadow McFarlane replaces Clark as national security adviser WASHINGTON AP Robert Mc Farlane is taking over the White House national security advisers job made famous by Henry but McFarlane says he wont use it as a pulpit for promoting his own views with President My role now is not to be an but to be a McFarlane said Monday after he was appointed to succeed William who is leaving to head the Interior I intend to do and I dont expect any The appointment of a retired Marine lieutenant colonel and foreign policy professional who worked in the Nixon and Ford disappointed hard liners and left in doubt the plans of Ambassador Jeane who was passed over for the national security ad visers In a statement from her Kirkpatrick I am committed to remaining at the United Nations through the 38th session of the General Its session probably will end around and she reportedly is eager to return to offering no words of congratulations to said the president has the right to appoint anyone to any position in the as I support the presidents Reagan said she will remain at the United As far as I know shes the president I think that she has done so much for this Conservatives had argued that the blunt spoken Kirkpatrick carried more clout than McFarlane and would do a better job in presenting the case for higher defense being tough with the Soviet Union and taking a hardline approach in Central In his new McFarlane is responsible for keeping the president abreast of foreign policy developments and summarizing for him frequently conflicting options and ad vice from the State Pentagon and Central Intelligence Agency and other national security While saying he has worked for years with Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger and CIA Director William McFarlane surely there are disagreements on a given My role now is not to be an ad vocate but to be a At a briefing for McFarlane I think more than many of you Cabinet government has been the name of the game in national security affairs I think that if the point of your question is do I intend to seek to promote a personal point of view or in any other way to establish some con frontational status with the secretary of of course Howard head of the Conservative called McFarlanes appointment a nail in the coffin of conservative hopes for influence in the Reagan The key thing is that conservatives are out of the loop in terms of having any significant influence on said Richard publisher of the Con servative said that a longtime Reagan had been a a counterpressure against George Shultz and moderates at the State Now there will be no Inside Todays Weather This afternoon will be partly sunny and with a 40 percent chance of thundershowers persisting through Winds will be from the southeast at 1015 miles per hour Considerable latenight and early morning cloudiness is with skies to become partly cloudy by Wednesday af Winds tonight and Wed nesday will be from the southeast at 510 Sunset today will be at and sunrise Wednesday at Orgy of Offense The WashingtonGreen Bay game Monday night waa not for defensive But anyone who loves wide open football had to like the 4M7 which set a record for total on a Monday Night Tba Packers prevailed when reliable Mark Moatlay mined a yard flald goal aa time ran Selling Secrets A California man has admitted he sold secrets of weapons crucial to Americas defense to the The damage to security is in officials have See Pagefi Clonts Fair Injured in a freak accident New Braunfels High School senior Julie Clonts has been listed in critical condition ever But her condition has been upgraded to her mother said See Page DEAR ABBY 2 HOROSCOPE 11 OPINIONS 4 SPORTS STOCKS 3 TV LISTINGS 11 WEATHER 2 CISD wont get refund from Appraisal District Directors of the Comal County Appraisal District reached a consensus but not the one the Comal ISD would probably have If the State Property Tax Boards legal counsel approves Chief Appraiser Glenn Brucks will re figure the voting percentages for next months election of uaing the 1961 tax roll for the City of New Braunfels and New Braunfels ISD and the 1912 tax roll for Comal the Comal Garden Ridge and other Thats how Brucks calculated each governments share of the appraisal districts 1913 which is just about paid upBut when it came to apportioning votes which are also divided up according to each governments tax Brucks and the County Clerks office used the lataat figures available For the CISD and other that meant I9t2 taxes levied last For the city and it was 1913 levied in the spring The result CISD ended up with 43 percent of the budget and only 39 percent of the because the city and NBISD levied mart taxes in 1H3 than in My research convinces me that you cant do director Charles 1ewis told Other directors agreed he was probably But CISD may disagree with the boards con clusion that it was the vote not the budget which needed to be As CISD business manager Hugo Nowotny put it I dont care about a few But if we can save some money Superintendent Edgar Wilihelm was thinking along the same lines on when he sent Brucks a letter advising him of the Wilihelm estimated CISD was overcharged more than this and asked Brucks to send the money back The problem stems from the CityN BIS tax of fices odd collection which has lately become a point of controversy in the county The city and NBISD set their tax rates in the baaed on tax rolls for the previous Taxes are billed and collected in the late spring and early Every other government in the gee Page 14 COMMUNITY FUND Com fund officials hope to reach goal this month The Comal County Community Fund 1W drtvt is getting closer to its As of Tuesday a balance of WM reported by Comfund secretary Su Contributions from two major dustries late Friday afternoon put Countys own version of the United Way ewar Jesse 1913 drive wM Mlhused last Friday that he named SI aj the day we plan on wrapping up this Mb Garcia and Herbelin said thats the earliest update they could The 31 date also brought back a moment ift the life of Alan and an example af Comfunds support of the Boy Scouts of indirectly helped save A rotary saw at the Smokehouse lot nearly took Orrs left arm off last Halk From his six years of he knew whafft tj find the pressure points that would cut dowft wB blood flow Even though he lost 9 pints of Mood oa tw to the Orrs scout training pfwfc saved his life Five hours of surgery lavwi On Alan received the Eafte the highest a Boy Scout caa Ha up for it in but he had to wait uavJ ha wear a aHirt for the award hia Btiirt Orr is preaidaat af Oammerce Bank in New
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