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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 16, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas 4 i0 IS053 MITCH BOX 45436 DALLAS 7 TX 75245 Heart failure takes Baby Fae three weeks after transplant LOMA AP Baby who made medical history and generated ethical questions as she fought for life for three weeks with the heart of a baboon beating in her tiny died after her kidneys began to She was barely a month The 5pound born with a fatally deformed outlived by more than two weeks any of the four adults whose hearts had been replaced with animal She had lived longer with the transplanted heart than she had with her Baby Fae died at 9 Ed vice president for public relations and development for Loma Linda University Medical said Thursday reading from a doctors Her who kept the identity of their daughter secret throughout the three weeks of intense publicity that surrounded the surgery and forced them into were consoled by doctors and clergy after their daughter Wines Baby Fae had been in serious but stable condition but her kidney function deteriorated and around 7 she required Wines Doctors had been saying Baby Fae was recovering from an attempt by her body to reject the baboon heart she received on She was on a respirator and had been receiving immunosuppresant including one that affects kidney but See BABY Page 16A Field narrowed to three in superintendent search By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Comal ISD patrons have at least a weeks wait to find out who will be the next CISD And the field of hopefuls has been narrowed from six to board president Leroy Goodson CISD officials decided today to postpone Tuesdays regular board meeting to 27 for several but Goodson said the ongoing superintendent search isnt one of Weve met eight times in the last four weeks to complete our candidate but no decision has been made Goodson That will be done at a board We decided to postpone Tuesday nights meeting because there are some agenda items that need more time for study and he plus theres no school A CISD spokeswoman said Friday that San Antonio architect Mike McChesney needed more time to complete a detailed presentation on Phase Two of the districts building He has already presented cost estimates on meeting the growth needs of the Bulverde and Canyon Lake Other items on Tuesday nights agenda were staff See Page 16A Sports Calendar Cougars at Fredericksburg Unicorns at Hays Unicorn volleyball Beaumont South Austin New Braunfels Friday November New Texas 223 25 Cents 28 Sections 7 Shuttle back with errant satellites CAPE AP brighter than a shooting star on its homeward glided triumphantly back to Earth today with two satellite prizes plucked boldly from orbit during historys first space salvage The 104ton space its final Florida heralded by twin sonic dropped out of a partly cloudy sky and onto a concrete runway after a journey of million miles during which the astronauts also released two new communications This certainly has to be looked at as a very historic day in Americas space said Jesse director of NASAs shuttle Its got to be looked at as one of the most important and significant missions weve had to date in the space shuttle What can I say The words fantastic come to Moore reported Discovery looks like shes in excellent shape with a cargo bay about as full as it was What can I say The words fan tastic come to Moore Shuttle program director when we took He said it would be towed to a hangar to be readied for its next mission in carrying a secret Defense Department The astronauts almost were diverted to a landing in California when clouds moved over Cape Canaveral two hours before the planned But the skies cleared and commander Rick Hauck was given the goahead to come into this spaceport just 20 minutes before he was to fire the ships rockets to See Page 16A Comfund only away from 84 goal By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Comal County Community Fund is less than away from its 1984 goal of As of presstime Comfunds total contributions stood at Jesse 1984 drive said thats such good news that hes started preparing for three Comfund closeouts The first will be on Main beginning at Thats when well move the reading on the big and pay tribute to our key division head Garcia Then the party will travel up the road a bit to the Canyon Lake ther mometer at the Volunteer Action That celebration begins at 11 Those two are our way of publicly thanking the people of Comal County Inside Water Watch for their and for helpiing us reach our Garcia The third will be a reception at Honors Hall on beginning at Were calling that our victory celebration for those 200plus volunteers whose work helped put us over the he ad But Garcia doesnt want anyone to misinterpret his celebration Were still going and were almost Im not trying to be Im just optimistic and Last years Comfund victory celebration took place on which marked the earliest drive conclusion since Comfund started in The goal last year was but the 1983 Comfund effort finally totaled in at See Page 16A high was 80 and this mornings low was Comal Canyon Inflow 107 dovyn 2 Canyon Own outflow 1 60 down 6 Edxwdf Aquifer up Cinyon level same Todays Weather ItvWte cloudy and cooler II chance of and twwrrcw to low and will DEARABBY REUCIQUS Treemendous project Thanksgiving is still almost a week but Main Plaza is beginning to look at lot like if youll pardon the Two New Braunfels Utilities employees put the DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG finishing touches on the Christmas which went up in cluding the big tree adjacent to the Williford handed 20year jail term A man who was found guilty of robbery was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in the Texas Department of Corrections by 22nd District Judge Charles A Comal County jury found David of 1239 San Antonio guilty on 17 of robbing Martin Ruiz near the Daily Double lounge last But Williford opted for the court to decide his and Ramsay ordered a presentence investigation by the Adult Probation Office before Thursdays formal The punishment range for the seconddegree felony of robbery is two to 20 years in and a fine up to Ramsay chose the maximum prison sentence Thur but issued no The robbery charge against Williford stemmed from a West End assault incident on June During Willifords Ruiz testified he was assaulted near the and then again on a gravel lot between the lounge and a SacnPac store on Live Oak The assault on a New Braunfels coincided with several assaults in the same neighborhood on illegal aliens last Other persons arrested in connection with the assaults were Hector Juarez of 1880 Katy and Oscar Acevedo of 240 In his testimony during Willifords Ruiz said Juarez was one of the men beating but he could not positively identify Williford as the Testimony from other put Williford at MCs another nearby lounge the night of the assault on and then in the vicinity of the assault after it had Ruben one of two men who helped Ruiz home after he was also testified he declined when Williford asked him if he wanted to go rob Ruiz that Prior to his assault Williford received 10 years probation for attempted burglary last January in a plea bargain with District At torney Bill After the jurys guilty Schroeder said he would file a motion to revoke that probation once all appeals on the assault conviction have been DEBBIE DeLOACH Jail delays PyUUJAN THOMAS Staff writer Rain forces completion date to be set back to April Recent rains will delay completion of the new Comal County Jail for two Buddy Vogler with Chris DiStephanos architectural told wmmsmmrs Vogler told commissioners that installation 9f bars fallen behind delaying the completion f row the fast week of February to the first week of Written into the contract is an allowance for rain days which has amounted to 1 Dave Talbot of Hill Engineering said What county was this to11 mot the commissioners Rain days also incites wet In other it rains we could not always get right back to wW it dried out a Given those extra the con tracted finishing date be But the detention equipment will not be finished until the first week of February at the Talboi and another 35 days would be needed to finish after the steel has been Southern Steel of San the detention equipment supplier and had been bought by Phelps since they started the causing some changes in The engineering drawings of the Jails bars took 120 days to complete and were lost in the management meaning they had to be Larry project manager with Southern We are not of the inclination to waive the We have a timetable we are working with County Judge Fred Clark referring ts tixe per day in liquidation damages thai the geagraj See
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