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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 15, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braurtfels HtttMZeftung Jwwwy Former governor Allan dies AUSTIN AP Allan who was governor ot Texas longer than anyone and was one of the states most influential and respected has died of a heart attack at the age of who was governor from 1949 to was taken from his downtown office to Seton Medical Center about CDT Monday and died an hour said Diana director of community affairs for the A Robin said the former Democratic governor was in good physical condition and had not had previous heart ailments or other who led the Shivercrats in backing Republican Dwight Eisenhower for president three decades was praised by present and former state leaders for his strides in mental education and highway A senior chairman of InterFirst Bank in Shivers had attended a lateafternoon board meeting before he was said George a political consultant and friend of Texas has lost one of its most dedicated public ser respected by friends and adversaries 1 will miss contact with the good friend I had in Allan Mark White a Lufkin was elected to the Texas Senate at the age of the youngest ever to hold that As he represented Liberty arid Orange His political career was interrupted by service in the Army in Europe during World War In Shivers was elected lieutenant governor and succeeded Beauford who died in July 1949 after both began second Texas voters then elected Shivers to three straight terms in and He was the first to be elected for three full Price Daniel 1960 and John Connally also were elected to three Shivers made a record of expanding state services in such fields as mental prison education and other humanitarian In the wake of veterans land and insurance he pushed in his last term for reform measures in both He campaigned extensively over the state in 1952 and 1956 for Eisenhower and in 1960 headed Texas Democrats for Nixon and He still insisted that he remained a even though he supported many Republicans up through Ronald Reagan in Although he has supported Republican Shivers did support Lyndon Johnson when Johnson was thrust into the presidency after John Kennedys 1963 In 1952 when Adlai Stevenson of Shivers won the Democratic vStevenson thought Shivers would back But Stevenson told Shivers if elected he would veto a bill giving Texas jurisdiction over a Gulf of Mexico area called the Shivers decided to organize and lead the campaign for As a result lie appeared on the covers of both and Newsweek the same Mis followers were known as Upon retiring as governor in Jatwaty Sfffwrs devoted his time to his business especially Western Pipelines ot which ihe was haft wetter chairman of the He had a number of enterprises to including Rio Grande Valley citrus banking atrd real much of U the inheritance of his the former Marialice from her John Shivers is survived by his whom hi married in 1937 by their four John Shary Allan Shivers Marialice Sue Shivers and Brian McGec Shivers and 10 Funeral services were Shivers graduated with a business administration degree from the University of Texas in 1931 and UTs School of w in Ho was appointed to the Board of Regents of UT in January 1973 and served as chairman of that board for four kidnappers could be part of crime spree Suspect arrested in womans death DALLAS AP Five people accused of kidnapping a 13year old and fighting a bloody Shootout with police may also have been behind a crime spree that included car thefts and armed authorities The five were arrested Sunday morning after leading police on a threecounty chase through East carrying with them a girl who had been snatched from her brothers Jeep last Friday and held for A sawedoff shotgun found in the car had been stolen last Monday during an armed robbery from a house right around the corner from where Amy McNiel was kidnapped days Johnson County Sheriff Eddy Boggs said Monday The robbery victims were tied kicked and pistolwhipped before the robbers made off with the shotgun and other assorted Boggs He said that although no charges other than aggravated kidnapping have yet been filed against the they are suspected in other armed robberies and auto thefts in the Dallas Boggs declined to say how many incidents were The five were identified as Lisa Anne of Balch Springs George Thomas of Dallas Daniel Walter Necker of Mesquite Michael Lynn of Pleasant Grove and James Wesley of Foote and Mills were injured in Sunday mornings Shootout with Texas who rescued Amy in a hail of Boggs said Monday night that the two have joined their three companions in the Johnson County Details about the five are and exactly what brought them together isnt Boggs I think coincidence brought them all he I dont think two of them got together and this is what we need to Boggs that we believe they all knew each and two Necker and Foote were They were all living together in an Arlington apart he was a recent addition to the group They picked the girl up when she was hitchhiking about a month and she moved in with At least three of the suspects Foote and Mills have prison Boggs While investigators tried to learn more about their the kidnapping victim and her family were resting in private Monday and preparing to go on national television this FORT WORTH AP A 25year old mental patient was in Tarrant County Jail today charged with the murder of one of five young women slain or reported missing in Fort Worth since But Tarrant County Sheriffs in vestigators said the man has not been tied to the other deaths in a crime spree which has terrorized the Timothy Paul Volkmar was charged Sunday with the shooting death of Lisa whose jogging suitclad body was found last Wednesday by railroad said Assistant District Attorney Daryl identified by Coffey as a former patient of the Wichita Falls State is being held on bond on the murder He will not be permitted to post bond because he is on probation for a 1980 aggravated assault county officials The arrest of a suspect was the first major break for police and sheriffs deputies investigating the string of The murders and disappearances of the young women have spurred an appeal from Mayor Bob Bolcn for citizen support and the formation of a 30plus member police task force to investigate the five cases and at least four other unsolved murders of young Volkmars which occured about 3 Saturday afternoon at his home west of downtown Fort was not disclosed until The sheriffs office is handling the Griffin and the police task force leader told the Fort Worth StarTelegram lie did not hear about it until A source told the StarTelegram that investigators determined that Volkmar was a suspect after lear ning he was going with a new girlfriend named Officials also said Volkmars fingerprint was found on Griffins parked at a shopping center a few miles from where her body was a ministers son who works as an apartment maintenance was convicted in July 1980 of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he pleaded court records A source told the Associated Press that Volkmar had been convicted of assaulting his father and that he had indicated to a friend a history of problems in relationships with No weapons were found at the time of the authorities The five victims all single and ranging in age from 15 to 34 disappeared from the citys south west side near Texas Christian Police have not found that the women knew each but three were members of Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth and a fourth had attended services San Antonio snow damage to be costly SAN ANTONIO AP Local insurance adjusters say damage may run in the millions from this weekends freak winter storm that dumped 13 inches of snow on the Alamo The city got back on its feet early today after nearly shutting down Monday in the wake of the crippling Officials said most of the damage was suffered by carports and Its definitely going to be in the millions of said owner of Barren and Company There are apartment complexes where carports collapsed that have more than damages he Id say there are going to be at least to claims on car ports Barron The carports collapsed under the weight of the officials blamed the snowstorm for the death of a 64year old San Antonio Paul Richard Richter ap parently died of a heart attack Sunday after clearing the driveway of his He had cleaned snow off the driveway with a leaf blower so he could drive to the store to get some groceries and a said Richters Harold His body was found in his He apparently suffered the attack while driving to the military bases and government agencies resumed operations today after most of them shut down Monday in the aftermath of the weekend Keep an ear to the ground on local events in ihf HeraldZritung Freak cold wave in Mexico kills at least 12 persons lee fBraunfels 3Jand Learning Center Mexico AP A major cold wave that swept through northern Mexico Saturday has been blamed least 12 deaths in Monterrey most of them But authorities on Monday predicted a break in the The northern states of Nuevo Coahuila and Chihuahua were hit hardest by the rare which sent temperatures plummeting to a low of 7 degrees Fahrenheit 14 Nuevo a citrusproducing was hit hard last year by a similar cold Tem peratures fell to 28 degrees Fahrenheit 2 Celsius and destroyed millions of fruit With the exception of mountainous Chihuahua winter temperatures in northern Mexico rarely drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit and many homes are without heat of any Some families make do with gas or electric space Commander Jose de la Torre of the Monterrey Green Cross said Monday that the streets are full of people without homes or protection from the We are giving them medical a little food and warm he He said most of those who died were babies of poor families or indigcnts without Snow fell in many parts of the north Saturday leaving from la to 4 inches to 10 centimeters on the The ice interrupted telephone and electric service and froze water pipes in many northern authorities The accumulated ice and snow forced the federal highway police to close seven highways in Chihuahua and Sonora Some roads were closely briefly in Tamaulipas In the capital of Nuevo Leon the weather service at Mariano Kscobedo Airport said the coldest hours were from 8 Saturday until 3 The cold wave hit Saturday morning and began to said Felipe Olvera Mendoza of the weather He said early morning temperatures on Sunday dropped to 25 degrees Fahrenheit 4 Celsius in the city of Monterrey and to 16 degrees Fahrenheit I Celsius in the surrounding In capital of Chihuahua Ihe temperature fell to 7 degrees Fahrenheit iM the Mexioo City daily newspaper II Universal quoted the weather service there as Airports in Chihuahua Ciudad Juarez and Heynosa were closed for three to five hours early Sunday the weather services in Mon terrey and Reynosa Temperatures through the north and northeast of Mexioo varied on with most hovering around the mid 30s Fahrenheit i about 2 The weather service in Monterrey predicted a snap in the cold wave on but said another cold front is on its way and could arrive by 11 wont lie as Olvera He said the low in Moulerrcy early Tuesday should be about 36 degrees Fahrenheit 2 Celsius and the high during the day about 55 degrees Fahrenheit 13 Director Michelle Orender Cook Elementary Education Degree with Emphasis in Early Childhood Divided classrooms and large playgrounds Educational materials Hot lunches Open V Mothers Day DropIn Now accepting applications for children 3 weeks5 Please come by and visit our facilities 1555 IH 81 6250321 Court eases way for drug searches at schools WASHINGTON AP The Supreme Court today made it easier for public school officials to search students for drugs and By a 63 the court said teachers and administrators do not need courtapproved warrants and do not have to have probable cause to believe a student is violating the law before searching that Although the court ruled that like police are accountable under the Constitutions protection against unreasonable searches and the justices created a less stringent standard for Under ordinary a search of a student by a teacher or other school official will be justified at its inception when there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that the search will turn up evidence that the student has violated or is violating either the law or the rules of the Justice Byron Whito wrote for the Police officers would need probable cause to suspect a crime before conducting such a One of the courts three Justice John Paul said the decision will permit teachers and school administrators to search students when they suspect that the search will reveal evidence of even the most trivial school regulation or guideline for student For the Stevens a search for curlers and sunglasses in order to enforce the school dress code is apparently just as important as a search for evidence of heroin ad diction or violent gang Coming soon To New 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