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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 6, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas BOX 45436 TX 75245 MIRRV CHRISTMAS Only 16 days left I to shop NewBraunfels Herald Thursday December 25 Cents 20 Pages2 Sections Unicorn Christmas Santa Clauss sleigh gets a pull from three Unicorns instead of the usual reindeer at this house on Oakwood The New Braunfels Unicorns hope to have a merry Christmas or anyway in the state 4A DbRYLCLAHK HERALD Zbll UNb as they meet GregoryPortland Friday night in the regional Details in Bomb scare empties Comal ISO office Cheer Fund An anonymous bomb threat at the Comal ISO Central Administration Office on Highway 81 East turned out to be a hoax this Dave CISDs public relations said receptionist Joyce Graham received three telephone calls about where the caller hung up before she could say On the fourth he told her a bomb would go off in 10 Johnson The Central Office was The police were and they called the fire At least four police officers went to the along with seven Fire Chief Jack Wilson and Fire Marshal Elroy We looked everywhere we possibly and found Firefighter Lawrence Intrau The incident was over in about an Johnson said it was probably the first bomb threat ever to the CISD Central DEBBIE DeLOACH Wednesday was another good day tor the Cheer Mere are our newest contributors William and Marie and Katy La Mujer Tejana and and Dortha McCracken all gave An anonymous donor gave in memory of a special Violet and Joseph Smith gave and Kent and Brenda Walker gave Thomas Knight brought a food That brings us to not including donated You can bring your contributions money or nonperishable food to the Herald 186 We sincerely appreciate Murder tria moved here HOUSTON AP A judge says he decided to move a 17yearold youths murder trial to New Braunfels because officials there were willing and because the town is not a big news State District Judge McMaster ordered Wednesday that David Ports trial be moved to the Comal County community about 30 miles northeast of San The time has not been McMaster The attorneys have to get together with me and arrangements for The judge that it was likely the trial would begin at the end of February or the first of Port is free on He is accused of shooting Debora Sue to death June Schatz disappeared while delivering mail in the Ports affluent neigh Her body was found in a remote area of northwest Harris Investigators searching the Port home found bullet holes in the stairwell and blood on the McMaster said officials of the Comal County court welcomed They were very We had sounded out a number of other He declined to name the other On McMaster granted a defense motion to move the much publicized case out of Houston on the grounds that Port could not receive a fair trial in Hartis Besides granting the change of the judge on Monday also slapped a gag order barring at torneys and others involved in the Port case from speaking about See Page 12A Port trial not the first By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The murder trial of David accused of slaying a 23yearold mail has become the third Houston area court case to be moved to Comal County in 13 State District Judge Mc Master ordered Wednesday the Port trial be held outside Harris County because of extensive publicity there on the carriers death and the refusal of Ports parents to testify before a grand jury against their McMaster said New Braunfels was not among several sites agreed on defense attorneys and but was chosen by McMaster because the judge there was the most receptive to his He stated New Braunfels is not a big news and that also influenced his 207th District Court Judge Robert Pfeuffer was serving as a visiting judge in Brownwood and was unavailable for Court Ad ministrator Martin Allen I do know Judge McMastcv nn tacted Judge Pfeuifci tiie change of venue ruling was I know they but I dont know what they talked is charged with murder in the June 7 shooting of mail carrier Debra Sue Ports parents were jailed for two See Page 12A Tehran hijackers kill 2 more passengers Threats renewed no confirmation on diplomat By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hijackers holding a jetliner at Tehran airport today killed at least two more passengers and renewed their threats to kill Americans on the Irans official media The officials Iranian news agency said the who had killed one passenger and wounded an onboard security guard shortlly after they commandeered the Kuwait Airways plane today killed two more Tehran radio also said two passengers were killed but it was not clear if both agencies were referring to the same two killings or if there had been a There was no information on the identity of the latest victims other than an Islamic Republic News Agency report that the first victim killed today was a The five Arabicspeaking hijackers earlier said the passenger killed Tuesday was an American but the State Department said there was no confirmation of that Inside Water Watch Comal Canyon Lake inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwaids Aquifer Canyon Lake level 150 cfs samel same down CANYON UKE Todays Weather The forecast for today and Friday is clear and cold with temperatures reaching the mid 5jOs today and dropping to the upper20s Friday the CLASSIFIED temperatures should reach the COMICS Wednesdays high was and ttos mornings low was CROSSWORD Sunset tonight will be at ABBY aa4 sjwrise Friday wiU bj at HOROSCOPE Freezing Money President freezing some programs while deep freezing is tentatively calling for elimination of federal revenue sharing for the states and phasing out subsidies for mass transportation as part of a plan to slash domestic spending by nearly billion next See Page 5A 3i 68B 48 11A 18 18 Hyped Up Coach Ray reputation for blowing uo opponents reputations the eofltwwes wiUi thw weeks New KALEIDOSCOPE IB OPINIONS SCRAPBOOK SPORTS STOCKS TV LISTINGS 48 WEATHER Todays killings reportedly followed demands by the hijackers that the pilot and apparently suffering from be The hijackers today allowed food to be delivered to the plane for the first time since landing in They also allowed a medical team and a cleaning crew on board after the first reported killing today but before the most Members of a cleaning crew were quoted by IRNNA as saying the roughly 90 hostages still on board the hijackers earlier released mostly women and children were tied to their seats with The State Department said at least five Americans were among the passengers when the jetliner was hijacked en route from Kuwait to including two women who were released and three officials of the Agency for International The hijackers have demanded the release of prisoners in See Page 12A The flight from Kuwait is grounded in Tehran Status quo No tax increase due in Garden Ridge budget Staff writer The tax rate at Garden Ridge will remain at 15 cents per although next years proposed ex penditures will increase about The 1985 approved by City Council Wednesday shows an expected income of thats over last years income of City leaders anticipate ex penditures to total about Added to both of those subtotals is carry or as Mayor Paul Davis explains money just For he its money collected from this years ad valorem taxes due to Janujry of next but paid The citys entire fund is carryover The citys contingency fund will receive of the carryover while Bracken Volunteer Fire Department will get of that City Council last month tentatively had agreed to give the fire depart ment of its contingency the council it could review the departments budget and consider giving it the remaining last councilwoman Bobbie Landrum said she would not like to eliminate the contingency I do not want to see us completely do away with the contingency Landrum W3 did agree to spend a portion of it on the fire But if we do go and of we would alleviate the Members of the Bracken Volunteer Fire Department told Council last month that Comal County would no longer completely support the department because there was an incorporated city Garden Ridge in its service The county gives volunteer fire departments from the general fund for each fire station in the service Councilman Neil Craigmile said last night that the would give the fire department somtething to go back to the county with to say we did support And it gives them back what they lost in the maintenance fund from the This is necessary to demonstrate a goodfaith effort from the The largest dollar increase for next year comes under the category of road with ex pected to be spent in 1985 compared to spent last Approximately of the set aside for fuel and repair of police vehicles will come from revenue sharing Last was spent on police communications equipment and on police car repair and All of that was revenue sharing Secretarial expenses decreased because there is no longer a secreatary at city The two regular police officers will for a 1983 car that belongs to a reserve The car now being used was donated to the city and may be See GARDEN Page 12A Old high school restoration project nears mw Jratwfeii tffcf collecting money to convert the old gpbool into an administrative office m A The goal of wUl pay to weatherproof toe buUdwgs white the wiiriftr wDJ be paid few wife approved by voters ia As of has been donated to the Most of this money has come from attended the old but others in the cownuiyty have supported the project Oliver a member ol the committee in charge of the fund raising project I look at this as building as part of the downtown and we want to revitalize our downtown At the same time we have a chance to save a historical Haas said
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