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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 17, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas                                I or ci By DEBBIE D0LOACH Staff writer came from officers say Pamela Sue latest photo available Bones found in Whispering Hills subdivision 7 have tatively identified as the remains of a San Antonio woman missing since Pamela Sue Pace was 23 years old when she was last seen at the Crystal Pistol Night Club in San Antonio on June Her parents reported her missing after her 1980 Dodge Colt was found in the clubs parking Almost three years a San Antonio man looking at property in Whispering Hills stumbled upon part of her her tailbone and a set of keys A few more trips to the site by local law enforcement officers undercovered a clump of and several leg and arm The remains were delivered to Travis County Medical Examiner Roberto who gave law of ficers something to go on white female with light brown hair between 2030 years old and about 5 5 He also said her remains had been there over a Her and Jim identified the set of keys at Texas Ranger Ray Martinez office They identified the key to Miss Paces key number E103 to the library at the University of Texas in San Antonio where she the leather key holder that her sister gave and a blue shower shoe long worn by Miss Pace that was recovered in the Martinez They were but relieved that she had finally been Id call this some pretty fine Sheriff Walter Fellers said Tuesday when he publicly released the womans tentative The keys were a key part of this and the investigators did a mighty good job of getting her identified so Fellers said the womans cause of death cannot be determined until more remains are He added that a positive identification will be made when her dental records can be obtained and New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZcitunQ 12 12 Pages TUESDAY January 25 Cents Volume 12 USPS 377880 Court OKs home taping WASHINGTON AP The billion dollar homevideo recorder industry won a big victory today as the Supreme Court ruled that taping television shows for private use is In a 54 the court said the sale of the increasingly popular recorders does not violate federal copyright The ruling could still be modified in where both sides in the dispute have been waging a heavily financed But at least for the court has removed the posssibility that video recorder manufacturers would have to pay huge royalties on the sale of the The court said that there is no precedent in federal law to penalize the video recording industry merely because some owners might use the machines to tape copyrighted such as motion The high court threw out a ruling that home use of the machines is The lower court ruling could have subjected consumers to a huge tax on purchase of the machines and on blank video About 9 million machines have been About one in every 10 American families owns The video recording industry was sued by Hollywood producers who claimed the machines were being used to build home motion picture The motion picture industry charged that Sony and other elec tronics company sold the devices for the primary purpose of recording copyrighted Universal City Studios and Walt Disney Production filed the The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in October 1981 that use of the machines violated federal copyright Justice John Paul in his opinion for the said that taping television shows for viewing at a later time does not violate copyright One may search the Copyright Act in vain for any sign that the elected representatives of the millions of people who watch television every day have made it unlawful to copy a program for later viewing at Stevens Checking under the hood New Braunfels firefighters take a look at the engine compartment of this 18wheeler after it caught fire on IH 35 north of York Creek Monday Stall photo by John Senrer i he truck driver managed to douse the fire before firefighters The truck was owned by Canadian firms plans hinge on NB ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer A Canadian hingemaker has plans to migrate south and build a nest in New Dan chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Industrial Development told Chamber directors Monday that MontHard Canada intends to build a manufacturing plant at Lifehaus Industrial Architects from the Canadian firm of Arcop Associates are expected to start work in New Braunfels this Local suppliers will be given the opportunity to bid on the con MontHard hopes to have the plant finished by and to be in production by Sedgwick The Montrealbased company has been making industrial and com mercial grade door hinges for 90 Sedgwick said that general manager Robert Renaud had spent about a year looking for an expansion site in the to handle distribution to MontHards United States See Page 9 Another 7Appraisal board must wrestle with budget formula for 1984 Esther Boarnet and David take the oath from County Judge Fred Clark Staff photo byDyanmfry Leroy outgoing chairman of the Comal County Appraisal District wanted one question answered before he gave up his seat Monday He wanted to know how the boards last major action of 1983 turned Our readjustment of the budget levies proved satisfactory to all parties he asked Chief Appraiser Glenn You had to ask chided County Tax Assessor Gloria Clennan from the Goodson shook his then Ill let the new members deal with he The new chaired by Charles did discuss the No official action was but it looks as if the appraisal district is about to make another change in the way it divides the annual Texas law provides that each government served by the appraisal district must pay a percentage of that based on that governments tax levy for the previous Comal County has a problem with because the New Braunfels ISD and City of New Braunfels dont set tax rates on the 1982 roll until March or April of and so The appraisal district board thought it had solved the problem in November with a resolution directing Brucks to refigure the percentages before the last quarterly payment is made in By that each government should know how much tax it collected on the previous years Brucks did this for the 1983 and NBISD paid the extra But NBISD tax assessor Glyn Goff reported Monday night that his trustees really dont like the Appraisal district directors are now considering one of the alternate solutions proposed by the State Property Tax Brucks could figure the budget based on tax rolls from two years For when he starts work this spring on the 1985 he would use everybodys levy on the 1983 tax The problem with the other as Goff explained is that NBISD cant get its own budget straight if it doesnt know what it owes the ap praisal district until some time in October or in the case of this We had to have a budget passed and a tax rate passed before said NBISD business manager Lonnie noting that school starts in Then we had to come up with from You either have to have a or take it from somewhere I dont like And if somebody else did a good job of estimating their needs for the thats not fair Brucks said the idea of jumping back one year might make his job Hed be able to figure everyones exact percentage when the budget is first presented to the Under the present See Page 9 Jury selection continues in Genene Jones trial GEORGETOWN AP Attorneys for Genene a vocational nurse accused of killing a toddler with a lethal drug asked potential jurors what they knew about chemistry and other sciences that might come up in testimony during the faces a possible life sentence if convicted in the September 1982 death of 15month old Chelsea Ann McClellan of Prosecutors say the infant died after being injected with a powerful muscle On opening day of the trial that was moved here from potential Jurors answers 29 printed questions prepared by defense lawyer Jim including Have you ever read a book about a murder trial Did you ever study chemistry Have you ever had an unpleasant experience involving medical or hospital personnel By the end of the pool of potential jurors was whittled down to Twelve will be State District Judge John Carter refused a request to sequester the jury despite a plea by defense lawyer Jim who We have to have them locked Brooksltire is concerned that jurors might see or hear news accounts of other charges against his who is also charged with giving life threatening injections to a Bexar County boy and six other Kerr County Carter decided not to sequester the Im of the opinion we can solve any problems we might have with numerous instructions to the The trial was moved here from Kerr County because of publicity about the Jury selection stalled Monday when Brookshire was granted a reshuffling of the Under the potential jurors are randomly placed in numerical order for questioning by the The order is crucial because the first 12 people not rejected by either side will hear the State law allows defense lawyers one reshuffling if they are not satisfied with the first random Kerr County District Attorney Sutton compared the system to dealing with the defense getting a reshuffle if The McClellan infant died after a visit to the Kerrville clinic where Jones The girl suffered a seizure and died during a frantic am bulance An autopsy performed on the girls 18pound body blamed Sudden Infant Death But a later indictment allegei that Jones used a powerful probably the muscle relaxant to injure the children in August and September Inside Todays Forecast Clouds will hover over Comal County through with a 50 percent chance of rain or drizzle this afternoon and a 30 percent chance Winds will be northeasterly near 10 mph becoming northerly at 2030 mph and gusty Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at Sold Out The tickets are all gone for Fridays annual Chamber of Commerce banquet at the Civic The which will have a This is Your Life will be highlighted by presentation of the annual Besserung Award for community See Page Rangerettes Roll Smithson Valley came alive in the middle of Mondays District 263A basketball game Monday racing to a 5442 victory over Paga COMICS DEAR TV Scheel eyes constable Fellers seeks new term Danny Scheel filed Monday as a Republican candidate for Precinct 2 while Sheriff Walter Fellers has made it official hell run The constable office currently is held by Democrat Kermit who has indicated he will seek has been a reserve deputy for the Comal County Sheriffs Department since 1976 and has been a member of the Comal County SWAT Fellers had indicated last year he would seek but said last week he had had second he said he would seek and added he hoped to file by Thursday with Thomas Democratic Bluntzer has received four can didates forms for spots as precinct chairmen for the Ernest Zipp filed for the Precinct 22 He has served as assistant election judge since Also filing have been Aguinaldo Zamora for Precinct and Marco Grimaldo and William Haight for Precinct Fire cause undetermined The cause of a fire that destroyed a house on Highway 81 West Saturday night was still un deternuned Twenty including two fire engines and tank truck responded to the It took them roughly 1520 minutes to control the using gallons of water all off the A New Braunfels Fire Department spokesman said there were no hydrants to hook up The area is outside the city so any further investigation will probably be turned over to the Comal County Sheriffs The dollar estimate to the wood frame house owned by White was listed on the report at See   

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