Friday, February 17, 1984

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 17, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas Ii I C 1 o j i I e U into box i nc Senator apparently hail nod over Krueger from local group Lloyd Doggett BobKnwflW i Zamora WM lit CoqHN Chrlatt Friday heading i delegation of New Braunfelsera ready to spread the word that local MaxicanAmertcans art supporting Lloyd Dofgett for the Untted States Joae Valdemar vicepresident of the local Mexican American WM reportedly en route to Join the But other officers aay Espinoca to for not the in supporting Doggett over New Braunfels native Bob I to VaMemar and he said hi was speaking as an not as a representative the Mexican American said secretary Gloria wont be miking any official en dorsements until after the state whkh will be held next week In San But Zsmora said that a straw taken at a 14 meeting of the local snowed over whelming support for Doggett on the basis of his voting record in we Texas Kruegers press Robert is not so sure about The way he heard ap proximately 25 of Ue local chapters 213 mem bers voted in favor of Doggett that Mead doesnt call that an overwhelming I think the people of New Braunfels saw the amount of support Bob Krueger has in Comal County at the Civic Center when we had our campaign said I think the people who support Doggett are trying to em barrass Bob Krueger in his own I think theyre trying to hoodwink the people of New and the people of San Antonio and Austin who have been subject to their See Page 1M New Braunfels New Texas Volume 34 18 Pages2 Sections FRIDAY February 1984 25 Cents USPS 377880 Local woman dies when car hits truck ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer State highway troopers are still trying to determine the cause of a headon collision that killed a New Braunfels woman in Bastrop County Norene was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on Texas The crash oc curred approximately two miles west of the small Cedar Creek community and 14 miles west of Trooper Ines Arriola says all in dications are that she crossed over the center in her 1980 colliding almost headon with a tractortrailer The truck was pulling a tank of powdered Its 53year old Miguel Garcia of escaped without serious But the tractor caught fire and burned completely to the Arriola The accident occurred at who lived at 288 was headed west toward San Arriola said it appears that she crossed the center stripe of the two lane and collided left headlight to left headlight with the eastbound The tractor driver saw her coming and tried to but he had a ravine to his the trooper The result was a glancing Both vehicles ended up on the same side of the some 300 feet Windhams Audi went down into the Garcias truck went through a couple of and laid over on its Arriola The driver was penned in the but managed to get out when the tractor caught he Garcia may have been helped by some passing who saw the flames and The truck was owned by Quality Service of If there hadnt been a the debris wouldnt have been found until the next said He described the area as a lonely stretch of and said it was possible that Windham had fallen asleep at the Investigation is still in Funeral arrangements for Win dham are pending at Doep is reportedly sur vived by several relatives in New The wall comes down City officials are puzzling over how to repair a 35foot section of retaining wall that fell into Landa Lake behind Wurst World some time last Parks Director Court Thieleman said his workers spotted the damage on and that some other sections of the wall look as if they might go The situation Staff phorn by Lesde is complicated by an electric control apparently the property of New Braunfels which was unearthed in the Thieleman said he had no idea how old the wall but thinks it may go back to the days of the Civilian Con servation sewer rate increase taking shape By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer There were some strings attached to the federal funds New Braunfels Utilities secured last November for the current Kuehler Wastewater Treatment facility For the Utilities water and sewer depart ments have operated in the The federal funds made it illegal for the electric department to sub sidize the other and that means local water and sewer rates are going At a workshop Thursday Utilities trustees looked at proposed rate increases based on costof service and new customer The news wasnt as bad as Mayor Skip Stratemann When we last really discussed we were talking doubles to just break he I find whats been proposed here tonight a lot more What was proposed was to go from two existing customer classifications for water rates residential and commercial to eight new while six customer classes were outlined for the sewer Rates corresponded to the costof or revenue for each For the proposal went like this residential base and 50 cents per gallons above the gallons included in the base cost small general service and 30 cents per gallons above gallons in terdepartmental base and 30 cents per gallons base and 30 cents large general and 50 water rates for residential outoftown and small general service outoftown would be double the intown rates for each of those The remaining class contract services still needed General Manager Bob Sohn To compare existing water residential See Page UA Inside Todays Weather Fog settled over Canyon Lake and some parts of New Braunfels this Visibility reported to be down to a quartermile in Gruerie and on Loop 337 but clouds were expected to remain through the ac companied by warm winds from the southeast at 1525 miles per hour and A lake wind advisory is in Tonight will be mostly with a 40 percent chance of some possibly Winds will be out of the south at 1520 The chance of storms will continue through Saturday with skies starting to clear by afternoon and winds switching to the west at 1525 Sunset today will be at and sunrise Saturday at Happy Ending The Canyon Cougars brought an erratic season to a happy dose Thursday as they whipped playoffbound Kerrvilte Tivy 7M3 at the Canyon Page SV Sophomores Sophomores Tiffany Btene and Shaly nn McCoy have stepped into the Rjuigerettaa starting lineup and made major contributions to Smitbjnn Valitys drive to drive that vumKjwpH s RiLKiioye FOCUS STOCKS x f 5 Ut J 1 i Time to leave Marines get orders Gemayel scraps pact with Israel Lebanon AP President Amin Gemayel has agreed to scrap his security pact with as part of a Lebanese peace Lebanons foreign minister said Gemayels foes an swered the offer with rocket barrages against his Christian east Beirut President ordered Marines to begin pulling out of Beirut this Before Foreign Minister Elie Salem announced Gemayels acceptance of the Saudisponsored peace the Lebanese opposition had already rejected the Lebanese army artillerymen defending the presidential palace in suburban Baabda were trading fire today with Druse rocket crews in the nearby hills that overlook the Marine base at Beirut Police said the artillery duels pitted Lebanese army 155mm howitzer batteries in Christian villages around Gemayels government headquarters in suburban Baabda against rocket launchers manned by Druse in the nearby hills that overlook the Marine base at Beirut Druse and Shiite Moslem militias in two weeks have routed Gemayels shattered army from nearly all of the central from the western half of the capital and from the crucial coastal highway south of As a Gemayel has reportedly endorsed the Saudi peace which would comply with some of the rebels political Police said at least five civilians were killed and 13 wounded in the artillery The Voice of the Mountain radio station of the Druse said army bombardment of Druse strongholds around the town of Souk elGharb resumed after a brief lull at The American base at Beirut In ternational now virtually surrounded by the was not affected by the fighting and Marines continued to transfer equipment onto nearby warships while awaiting orders to move A Marine Keith See Page 10A Jones handed 99year sentence Texas AP Con victed babykiller Genene Jones is headed to prison for a 99year but prosecutors are not done with the nurse who used a syringe as a Now its act scene Weve got another trial to said Bexar County Assistant District Attorney Nick referring to another charge against Jurors on Thursday set a 99year prison term for Jones in the death of Chelsea The 15month old girl died after two injections from the nurse at a Kerrville Thats part of why I felt Genene was so said juror Ann She can fit into our medical institutions and so smoothly accomplish those Prosecutors convinced jurors that the shots carried a muscle paralyzing Jones next trial probably will in volve a San Antonio case in which she is charged with injuring a monthold boy in Medical Center Rolando Santos almost bled to death after an injection of a bloodthinning according to Rolando was a patient at the hospitals pediatric intensive care where he was admitted in January 1982 with The San Antonio trial is set for but Bexar County District Attorney Sam Millsap said Thursday it probably would be postponed until the late Bexar County prosecutors are in vestigating a string of suspicious infant deaths at Medical Center from 1978 to early the period when Jones worked The who cried when convicted here also faces charges of injuring seven including at Kathleen Hollands Kerrville Jones only worked there three Jones motive was a need to prove there were enough sick children to justify building a pediatric intensive care unit in prosecutors Kerr County District Attorney Ron who plans to assist the prosecution in the Santos said he has not decided whether the seven Kerr County charges would be Ive got to look at todays punishment and decide whether its worth the time and he said after the 99year sen tence was Thats something that Ill have to think Jurors took only about an hour Thursday See Page