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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 23, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorns nip Kerrville Tivy swc AHcantut Houston 3 Rangers sunk by County jail inmate still free after escape Saturday By ROBERT JOHNSON Editor A Coinal County inmate remained at large Saturday night after escaping from the jails exercise area earlier in the according to Sheriffs I epartnierit Kent Krueger apparently crawled under a fence bor dering the exercise located between the Courthouse and neighboring First Federal jailer Walt Sunnier He escaped at and was still at large at 11 Krueger was among nine prisoners in the exercise area when he Sunuier The jailer said he was not in the exercise area when Krueger Reports from the department Sumner said he un derstood that Krueger had fled down North Seguin The department received a report Saturday afternoon that Krueger apparently had contacted a friend in New Braunfels and had said he would turn himself in within a few Saturdays escape was Kruegers second from local authorities in the past four months Krueger was before County Judge Kon Zipp July ft when he suddenly bolted out the door of the thirdfloor He turned himself in at the Sheriffs Department the next day and was released on Krueger was in jail on charges of driving with a suspended license the same charges he had faced in Zipps court in Me had been a 60day sen Krueger had originally been placed in a workrelease which allows inmates to keep their jobs and serve their jail time when not at Zipp Krueger violated the terms of his workrelease arrangement when he reported to jail intoxicated earlier this Zipp You come to the jail and youre going to have a problem as far as Im the judge said Krueger had served 16 days of his 60day when he New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeitun SUNDAY October 50 cents 92 211 68 Pages4 Sections USPS 3778801 Assailant disrupts Reagans golf game iAPi A man brandishing a pistol and demanding to talk with President Keagan was arrested Saturday after holding Keagans personal aide and four others at Augusta National Golf who was spending the weekend was playing on the Ifith fairway and Secret Service officials said he was never in direct The identified as Charles Harris of rammed a pickup truck through the clubs 3 gate at midaf He was taken into custody two 11 minutes with the hostages apparently Attorney Hinton Pierce said was being charged under federal statutes for making threats against the He said there also would be state likely for kid napping and who was taken to the Richmond County Jail after being collapsed in his jail cell late Saturday night and was rushed to University Hospital in Hospital spokesman Toby West said Harris appeared to be suffering from h perventilation and was being treated in the emergency Attorney Hinton Pierce said was being charged under federal statutes for making threats against the The gunmans motive was not After crashing the he drove up to the Augusta National pro took hostages and indicated perhaps someone would be killed if he didnt get to see the This account came from White House spokesman Peter Reagans David was released after promising to contact the He found Reagan on the 16th and Reagan then tried five or six times to call the man from a car said They never The man hung up on him each Inside College Upsets The shoe was on the other foot this West which hadnt beaten Penn State since the was favored to break the After this year the Mountaineers were in the Top and the Nittany Lions were the It made no See College Top Page CLASSIFIED CROSSWORD 6A IB 13A KALEIDOSCOPE PUBLIC Board begins probe into firmsclosing By PATRICIA YZNAGA KING Wire Editor The Texas Department of Labor and Standards is pleased with its investigation into the sudden and unexplained closing of Sport swear in New The investigation has been going pretty good so Larry department division said Kosta said his office has been in contact with the District Attorneys office in Comal County and the McGuires attorney in We havent run into any road he Kosta said the department began investigating the factorys closing after receiving 33 complaints from workers after the business closed located at 483 West End closed without notice to its 3035 Employees said the business owned them two weeks The which specialized in ladies is owned by Michael and Rory McGuire of the Dallas Employees said that when they left Ptr4o work at the business rflUtf Clf LUWyiH was in full When they reported to work the next day at 7 the locks to the plant had been changed and most of the equipment had been Ponytails nineyearold Becky Parnsh proves she can ride a calf as well as any of the male contestants during Saturdays 4 H Staff bv John SenMr rodeo at the County Parrish placed second in the Pee Wee division of the tocieo with this Public hearings to open City Council meeting ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer City Council faces a weighty agenda Mon day But no one could complain that it lacks The council will meet at in its City Hall Before getting down to it will hold three public hearings two on strip and one on the proposed of a tract on Old McQueeney Council may act on that last item before the evening is It will also decide whether to grant the optional 40 percent homestead exemption on next years hear a request from a landowner who would like to own parts of Marys Street and Saenger and consider what if to take on a request made by the local Mothers Against Drunk Drivers chapter last MADD has asked the council to repeal the ordinance allowing night clubs to purchase latehours which make it possible to sell alcoholic beverages until 2 The anti drunkdriving organization believes this law tempts alreadyintoxicated people to drive to New Braunfels after bars have closed in neighboring The request about Marys and Saenger came from a developer who or is ready to Guadalupe river front property abutting on both said City Manager he there arent any streets just if the city should ever decide to build The developer would like the city to abandon that rightof so that it can become part of his Walter who has appeared before the council on several is back on the agenda for Monday of 569 Wood complains that a neighboring property owner has violated city codes to the detriment of Flugraths property The citys annual prepared by Heed will be ready for council review Also up for review is the Parks and Recreation departments contract with the Comal County Mental HealthMental Retardation In past clients of the center have helped with park maintenance under an MHMR work Delashmutt is recommending that the contract be The city manager has also asked council to bu an additional truck for the building so that inspector s can both go out at the same time and get their jobs done more efficiently At the two inspectors must share a truck In other council will hear a report on held on the Comal River 1 and an advance report on the Christmas tree lighting scheduled 29 on the Main A property owner at 101 Edgewater will ask for a variance on a fence he plans to and Mayor Stratemann will sign at least six Mathews studies data in TexlandPUC battle Judge Charles Mathews is studying four boxes full of documents in the battle between Texland and the Public Utilities and a decision should be due within two At thats the impression bill spokesman for the Pedernales Electric had in the wake of a hearing Thursday in Texland Electric a joint ven ture of the Pedernales and Bluebonnet Electric is seeking a certificate from the state to build a power plant in Milam County in Central The commission has denied its for that certificate and the case wound up in Mathews 201st District Court in Texland had asked Mathews to reverse the denial of the certificate for the megawatt and Mathews is studying a massive amount of evidence from both sides in the wake of Thursdays Cunningham said he was optimistic about the I think the record is going to show the utility commission has been discriminatory in denying the per he Pedernales Electric Cooperative provides electricity to the Canyon area of Comal New Hraunfels Utilities is one oi LCKAs biggest wholesale gjjg broken bolts linked to accident at State Fair DALLAS AP A missing bolt may have led to last weeks accident at the State Fair of Texas in which a gondola flew from a ride and crashed on the killing one person and injuring an investigator James safety stan dards director for the Oklahoma Department of concluded that one bolt was missing and another was broken after he inspected the car and the main frame of the ride Greenawalt accompanied Dallas Morning News reporters Friday U the where they were among 25 fair ride experts and private investigators to inspect and photograph the The crowd in cluded a team from the Consumer Product Safety which conducted its first visual whose employees inspected the Enterprise when it was in Oklahoma last said the nussing bolt may be significant ui determining the accidents Both he and Michael an uivesligator for a man injured in Mondays said passenger overload could have been a con tributing factor 1 think the big question is why there were three people in that said an investigator tor Johnny who was in the car adjacent to the one that flew Hamilton has filed a million lawsuit in connection with the ac in which he said he sustained bruises and internal McDowell said his inspection supported Hamiltons statement that the back of the car separated from the rides frame before the front end tore away For some the back of the car gave loose he Greenawalt said two small botU should have been screwed through a safety plate to fasten a solid metal shaft to a heavy metal block that holds the car to the maui frame of the ride
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