Wednesday, January 11, 1984

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 11, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas tti Hit Oh Duck crossing signs stolen duck crowing tigM Inttalbd In ftrfc lot Novwnber got to be abnott u much in M the ducks So much an in that they arent there any Mayor Pro Tern Laverne Eberhard took bet GhrMmai to the park Jutt to show off thote there werent any signs just empty Executives of the company that produced the custommade signs had the same MM City Manager They called to say theyd be passing through New r and would take a quick turn around the park for a look at the duck On the day they I think we had one Delashmutt It vanished that THe three which thieleman said cost approximately were put up the third week in He said they started to disappear about the week before i I was surprised they stayed up as long as they he Replacements have been These signs sorta waddled off Full house Morgan to fill vacancy in city building department ByOYANNEFRY Staff writer The New Braunfels building department started the new year with all hands on A new building Art arrived at City Hall on the first work day of working under building official Don fills the vacancy left by Dan Montrose some two months The recent addition gives the city two fulltime inspectors to keep up with New Braunfels growing con struction In the weeks before the HeraldZeitung received some com plaints from local contractors about long waits at the inspection due to the shorthanded The con tractors also worried that the city wasnt moving fast enough to fill the At that Public Works Director Fred Ryden said hed had a number of applications for Montroses and would probably fill it after the first of the Within the next the new inspector should be getting a pickup to drive on his inspection City Council recently approved the pur chase of a second truck for the code enforcement so that both inspectors could be on the road at the same Ryden expects the truck to be delivered in late January or early Jury deadlocked in burglary trial The attempted burglary trial of David Williford ended in a hung jury Tuesday But an office spokeswoman for District At torney Bill Schroeder said the case would be re The jury indicated it was hopelessly deadlocked after about three hours of deliberations at 102 in favor of A mistrial was and the jury was discharged around 6 Williford of Route Box New was on trial for the attempted burglary of a residence on East Torrey Street on He was accused of forcing the screen door open at that and in dicted on 16 by a Comal County Grand The spokeswoman for Schroeders office said the responsibility for resetting the case for trial now falls on Court Administrator Martin New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeitung I irYia QQ Q O1 O jm i WEDNESDAY January 25 Cents Volume 93 8 24 Pages 2 Sections USPS 377880 Court reverses Silkwood decsion WASHINGTON AP The Supreme Court today reinstated a million won by Karen Silkwoods children against the KerrJflcGee The by a 54 reversed a decision that had thrown out an Oklahoma jurysiward to Silkwoods estate as an Impermissible with federal regulation of the nuclear nations highest court today said that there is no impermissible conflict between state and federal The leaves KerrMcGee free to challenge the amount of the award a 28yearold laboratory analyst at KerrMcGees Cimarron plutohium plant near died in an automobile accident while on her way to meet with a New York Inside Its wonderful said Merle Karens at a bank where she Times Days she had been radioactively a union activist responsible for monitoring health and the reportedly wanted to make public evidence of missing plutonium and falsified safety A movie about the was released a month ago and has grossed million at the box Last its million ticket sales placed it 7th in movie ticket The released by 20th stars Meryl Kurt Russell and Silkwoods family sued in alleging negligence by KerrMcGee and seeking damages for injuries Silkwood suffered primarily fear and anxiety during the nine days from her con tamination to her A trial jury in Oklahoma said Kerr McGee should pay Silkwoods three children in actual damages and million in punitive The jury also awarded for Silkwoods contaminated belongings that had to be See Page 14A v Todays Weather It will be sunny and mild this afternoon with southerly winds at 510 Tonight should be clear with increasing clouds Thursday and a new cold front by Thursday Winds will start out southerly near 10 mph but shift to nor therly at 1520 mph by the Sunset will be at and sunrise Thursday will be at He Signed After a day of panic in Pittsburgh and frantic searches in Nebraska running back Mike Rozier confirmed today that he has signed with the USFLs Pittsburgh Page 11 TV Block dont panic over EDB reports WASHINGTON AP Agriculture Secretary John saying the threat to human health still isnt is against public hysteria over possible contamination of food supplies and groundwater by a cancercausing after a meeting with the heads of the Environmental Protection Agency and Food and Drug as well as major agricultural said Tuesday that while contamination by ethylene is a major it does not warrant Were all concerned about residue in but at what level Block There is a lot we dont know about It appears there is some hysteria out there that really isnt Block met for an hour Tuesday night with EPA chief William Ruckelshaus and Mark FDAs acting Also attending were more than a dozen representatives of agriculture trade groups and state ranging from the National Grange to the National Governors The meeting was closed to the but Block said afterwards the session was simply an opportunity to review the problem and get a better understanding of Ruckelshaus agreed and said he hopes to hold similar meetings with other including consumer He said his agency was attempting to determine a tolerance level for EDB and hoped to have some results within a couple of Ruckelshaus said last week the agency was working on an ac celerated basis to determine residue levels for EDB in grains and food products that could serve as a guideline for states to use in setting an acceptable level for EDB in EDB has been used since 1948 for a wide variety of pesticide In the National Cancer Institute said the pesticide appeared See Page 14A Staff photo byJohnSenter Traveling in style Wearing dark ski soundmuffling bag is for collecting aluminum The headphones and an aviator Harold mercury dropped to the mid20s Tuesday Schmoldt braves the cold weather to pick but a warming trend was expected for up trash on Loop 337 Schmoldts Wednesday and Backseat TV yields arrest of three burglary suspects By DEBBIE D0LOACH Staff writer Three Marble Falls men may be wishing theyd stayed out of Comal County Sheriffs Gilbert Villarreal and Deputy Dennis Koepp were patroling Highway 281 about U 90 when they spotted a suspicious big car with a television in the back We stopped the car about a quarter of a mile south of and found a bag of marijuana in the front seat Then we found a loaded revolver underneath the front a large butcher knife on the back and a loaded 3N automatic under the front seat Villarreal Om 30yearold suspect was arrested for unlawfully carrying a while another on parole for was charged with possession of The third was charged with possession and unlawfully carrying a Marble Falls sent us teletype warrants on these three for possession of stolen property from a robbery earlier Tuesday at the Patio Apartments Villarreal who added a two casette an am several pairs of boots and some luggage with clothes inside were also found in the The three men were in custody in the Comal County Jail Wednesday Marble Falls is recommending a bond for Villarreal Once theyre the boys from Marble Falls will come pick them Something fishy about this Perch plentiful in Landa TLC student says Mayor Stratemann had one thing to say for Mike Perrys report on the social habits of Rio Grande perch in Landa Lake it was It brings up everything that everybody would want to with one said The report doesnt say that Rio Grande perch alias Chichlasoma cyanoguttatum love to eat or that their favorite feeding time during the August cricket plague is right about right when those crickets hit Landa the mayor If you go on in the boat with a bucket of you can catch a lot of He because three friends talked him into trying it some years As This is one of the first times that weve gotten a report back from somebody who came in and can I do some studies Parks Director Court soon as the boat docked at the end of the the friends disappeared into the leaving the future mayor holding the It takes a lot of hours to clean said No wonder there arent any said Mayor Pro Tern Laverne Parks Director Court Thieleman says there are plenty of perch in the Its bass that seem to be running who did the perch study as part of a class project at Texas Lutheran admitted when Thieleman asked that there werent as many bass down there as there should And council members indicated Monday that they had much appreciated getting copies of Perrys This is one of the first times that weve gotten a report back from somebody who came in and can I do some studies Thieleman