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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 9, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Rrst dumped body murder case begins By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The body of Felipe Montemayor Torres was otie of five grim discoveries in Comal County last The trial of Michael Orosco the San Antonio man accused of his began Testimony continued Wednesday morning against who stands accused of stabbing 18yearold Felipe Torres 38 times on May The body was found the next day on the Sid Weldner Ranch near Highway 281 and FM Roberto chief medical examiner f6r Travis testified Tuesday seven of the 38 wounds were Three wounds in the left chest area perforated the chest cavity and punctured the Three more in the left back area and one on the right back area also perforated the chest so seven were Bayardo Felipe Torres came to his death by massive internal bleeding into the Chest Bayardo adding it probably took three to five minutes for him to Bayardo used a stuffed shirt to illustrate where most of the wounds but he was unable to show the location of what he called defense wounds on Torres body that occur when a victim is trying to fend off the Defense attorney Paul Cedillo asked Bayardo if defense wounds can occur when both parties have Bayardo said So the possibility that the victim had a is not excluded by defense wounds Cedillo and again Bayardo That is Bayardo also testified he believed the stabbing instrument was a pocket knife three inches in length and M to of an inch in Other testimony Tuesday indicated an open pocketknife and a portion of another knife blade were found at the crime along with a a Social Security card and a birth All were admitted into as well fcs Torres bloody Tshtrtand his khaki A chemist for the Department of Public Safety testified human blood was found on the partial but he was unable to determine the blood Moles in the clothes were also compared with the knife many of which were The only hole the blade wouldnt fit into was in the right pant The body was discovered by Sid Weldner around 5 on Mothers It Wasnt far off the It caught the corner of my but It couldnt be seen from Weldner Torres Robert testified the last time he saw Felipe alive was on the morning of May He said it was about 9 when Orosco and Julian Mesa came to his asking for Felipe told me he owed Mike about so we went to two stores and tried to cash his They See Page HA Reagan on the tube WASHINGTON AP President Reagans news conference is scheduled to be broadcast live tonight by NBC and the Cable News Network starting at 7 The news conference is expected to last 30 New Braunfels Herald xn Wednesday 1985 25 Cents 24 Sections Talks had close cal Switzerland AP officials fanned out today to brief world leaders on the agreement to resume arms control talks with the Soviet an agreement the Americans said was nearly derailed by a Soviet No date or place has been set for the which the two sides in a joint statement issued late Tuesday said would be aimed at preventing an arms race in space and the complete elimination of nuclear arms The agreement came after two days of discussions between Secretary of State George Shultz and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei along with top at the and Soviet missions in before leaving for Washington this made no comment but gave a thumbs up who left for Moscow 45 minutes read a brief statement in English in which he spoke of the immense tasks that lie ahead for the two There is no need to speak at length that the talks were not sim said adding that the Soviet Union will go its part of the road fully aware of the responsibility shared by the two great President interviewed by the Dallas Morning News shortly before the agreement was an was quoted as It sounds very The agreement to reopen nuclear arms which the Soviets See Page 11A Legislators paint gloomy financial picture AUSTIN AP Legislators gathered for a second day today after hearing gloomy predictions about the state governments money woes and a list of other key issues that will command their attention this House Speaker Gib Lewis urged lawmakers to avoid raising while Ray new president pro tern of the cautioned that the state faces tough We will do with what we or we will do Iewis vowed as the 69th Legislature opened its 1985 session shortly after noon Texas is at a and we must decide whether to continue or terminate programs created over the past 100 added D Wichita a Fort Worth Democrat first elected to the House in noted that state Comptroller Bob Bullock has estimated that the billion in state revenue expected for the 198687 biennium will fall billion short of what is needed to pay for state government services at 1985 It is my with your to adjourn this session with an appropriations bill on the governors desk that is within the available revenues of this he told We will have to demonstrate beyond a doubt the truth of the statement that biggest is not always best and this goes double for state See Page 11A contest listens to discussion during the tearing this morning GEORGE BIGLEY contest tossed out By PATRICIA YZNAGAKING Wire editor Special committee this morning unanimously overruled District 46 Demoera tic candidate George Bigleys petition to contest the general a New Braunfels contested the election of Edmund R as representative of the District 46 includes Guadalupe and Kendall Kuempel beat Bigley in Novembers general election by more than or a 31 Bigley said he contested the election because of alleged voting improprieties which gave Kuempel more He also said that alleged contributions to Kuempels campaign has affected Kuempels voting Bigley said if the improper votes were thrown out of the he would beat 1 beat him Bigley Bigley explained that his campaign was hurt by several groups in the district that cam paigned against the He added that a rally held at a Catholic church in New Braunfels hurt the Democrats by saying Democratic presidential can didate Walter Mondale was dying and taking drugs to stay Bigley also stated that the Postal Service refused the deliver mail to his garage apartment and delivered them instead to a friend of After the committee heard Bigley explain his reasons for the committee chairman Steve suggested that Bigieys contest be overruled and that there be no arguments on House floor about the contest by representatives of either Although the committee that Bigley filed his papers on time and through the proper state it is my opinion that you have not stated any legal grounds to contest the Wolens told several times this At one Bigley Wolens if he was a After a long pause Wolens said htf was a Biley then asked Wolens if he was lor Wolens he would not allow Bigley to examine any underlying motiviations of tho committee real or See Page IIA Planners pass FM 306 zoning plan after debate on industrial areas Inside ByDANASTELL Staff writer The first step is to annex the The second step is to place some sort of zoning classification on that new city Thats what members of the Planning and Zoning Commission did Tuesday night with one of the more controversial tracts of land taken into the city in After much discussion on the merits of zoning for heavy industrial use versus the advantages of zoning for light industrial members of the commission decided on a suggestion to City Most of the 374 acres in the in dustrial area on FM 306 will be recommended for M2 or heavy Commission fourtotwo Jan Estes and Joe Hartigan voting for M2 the area between the boundary of the Coleman y property eastward to IH The property on the north side of that boundary will be recommended for The Industries In the area were asked to submit their zoning requests JOE HARTIGAN one of two no votes to the One wants one wants and you go back and said Commission chairman David It is time we establish an area that is industrial so landowners can be of industry and the possibility of heavy he So there will be no bones of contention in the future in terms of residents that may go in that Estes maintained that she is against blanket M2 zoning because M2 is the dirtiest Commission members David said the tracts in the FM 306 area are not large enough to attract a large number of heavyindustry and pointed out that the Coleman Company a clean industry itself had requested M2 Commission also agreed to recommend to Council that the Oak Run Subdivision at Texas 46 North and Loop 337 be zoned as it was originally The subdivision was planned while still in the citys extraterritorial and was annexed in See Page UA Water Watch Conuil Cdnyon ntflirw Canyon outflow tdwiinjs AcjuittM 1 livttl 08 tlbkluwn 800 els samel 62336lui Oli 09i Todays Weather Skies will be mostly cloudy carrying a 30 percent chance of and a high of It will turn cooler tonight with a 20 percent chance of showers and a low near Expect cloudy and cold weather with a high near CLASSIFIED 810B COMICS CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY 11A 28 DEATHS 2B ENTERTAINMENTJ5B HOROSCOPE 8A OPINIONS4A SPORTS OA STOCKS WEATHER 2A 3A Pipeline falls under patchwork statutes By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Kditors note This is the part of a threepart series on the All American Pipeline that will bring crude oil California over the Kd wards Aquifer recharge in Comal County to The first installment addressed the problem of how a spill would be This article will deal with the crazyquilt enviironmciital regulations that apply to the project and how the company has responded to When Celeron first gave birth to the AllAmerican Pipeline in the first route from Santa Barbara to the Texas coast hail envisioned hooking up to an existing pipeline in We knew that perhaps the Rancho Pipeline from McCamey to Houston would not accommodate all of the crude we wanted to send perhaps a year before the En vironmental Impact Statement was Ron vice president aad project manager of the pipeline Bili environmental i Bureau of Land Management aliinnna District ofliee i the lead foi the majorit uf the njed i ai that time pmiliin irons McCamey to lrecpurl u pi But MIK i the the Bureau uf Management wa MI lai aliing aiil the ap piiiatiiii to include tinTexas j tioii ivuiild mean JigeniV and tin imupaiu tiiuk a We would allow the t iio on with the an i juji mention the pipeline iiOB as a ixxsibK but the company wouiii aa rnvimnmrnta nllin An euvii miiivntal as requiu i includes cheolugical sites th fy damaged to the effect i and endangered i IH ojn pany only pays for the the federal agency choss a compajjv
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