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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 7, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                292 Soccer at NBHS See Page 8A u BOX Ty A 75245 New Braunfels HeraldZcitunq Ntw Texas Thursday February 1985 25 Cents 20 Sections Burglars bash store ByDANASTELL Staff writer Two men rammed a local business with their stole hundreds of dollars worth of then led local police on a highspeed chase which ended in San Marcos early this About 3 this two black men who give Austin drove their latemodel Oldsmobile into the front of Radio Shack in Walnut Square Shopping The crash destroyed a plate glass window and the aluminum frame holding the window in the buildings they loaded up the mer chandise and drove said New Braunfels Detective Juan They took a television stereo and portable AMFM stereo cassette On his way to the store after police received a description of the patrolman Basel Boatright III spotted the men leaving the area and tried to stop They fled onto the said adding that a tire was blown when the car jumped the curb to get on to the The involving four New Braunfels police cars and a San Marcos went into San Marcos at speeds of more than 90 Gusme The Oldsmobile finally stopped after police shot out a The in their early went President outlines second revolution LESLIE See Page 12A Tire marks show how suspects created a drivein entrance WASHINGTON AP President Reagans appeal for tax sim the only new initiative in a State of the Union litany of revived firstterm is drawing hesitant support from a Congress preoccupied with In the first congressional address of his second Reagan Wed nesday night proclaimed a Second American Revolution that would include historic reform of the nations Reagan indicated that his proposal would be a modification of a flatrate plan advanced by the Treasury but that it would allow homeowners to continue deducting home mortgage interest It should not be a tax increase in the president said in his nationally broadcast Many House and Senate members suggested that tax revision would have to be put on a back burner while Congress wrestles with ways to reduce deficits soaring above I prefer one at a said Senate Majority Leader Robert suggesting that deficit reduction had the highest he said Reagan could probably win approval for the tax plan if he gets behind it in a major lobbying Reagan did not endorse the Treasury Department plan as but said he was directing newly swornin Treasury Secretary James Baker to begin working with congressional sponsors of a flatrate Speech ataglance WASHINGTON AP From the State ol the Union address President Reatjan delivered to Congress Wednesday night TAXES The president called for a tax simplification bill to help unleash the tremendous pent up power of our hie said he was directing his Treasury secretary to begin working with Congress to write bipartisan legislation based on principles of simplicity and There would be no tax increase in he In he would not the mortgage interest deduction for family ARMS CONTROL He warned that while the United States remains determined to defend its We are poised as never before to create n more peaceful world But he Wo cannot piny innocents abroad in a world that is not Nor cnn we be passive when freedom is under siege He called anew for funding of the MX missile despite congressional skepticism about the 10 warhead nuclear weapon CENTRAL AMERICA It is essential that the Congress continue all facets of our assistance to Central America I want to work with you to suppfjit the democratic forces whose struuitln is HO to our own FARMERS Freematkoi principles must apply In American mnny of whom are in great financial hf said We need an orderly transition to a market oriented farm Reagan Wo can help farmers not by expanding federal but by making fundamental keeping interest rates i down and knocking down foreign trade harriers to American farm SOCIAL PROGRAMS He pledged that the social safety net for the disabled and unemployed will bo loft but sold Medicare and growth will he DEFENSE Spending for defense is investing in things that are priceless peace and FOREIGN TRADE The president called or a now round of negotiations with Americas trading partners within the next year to expand trade and MINIMUM WAGE Ho called for sub minimum wage for Inenagers seeking summer jobs FOREIGN AID He reaffirmed American support for rebel movements in Afghanistan and MINORITIES Blacks olhm minorities will not have lull and powet until Ihey have full pronomic pnwoi SCHOOL PRAYER He catlcd lor a constitutional amendment In permit prayer in public schools and loqijlation to outlaw abntlion tax plan so together we can this a tax bill for simplicity and He said his plan would lower tax rates as low as possible by removing many tax preference and would propose a top rate of no more than 35 The presidents fourth State of the Union speech restated such familiar Reagan themes as smaller govern ment and family and he gave lawamkers a pitch for major elements of his new budget with its call for a billion increase in defense spending and billion in See Page 12A Loeffler gives Reagans speech high marks By ROBERT JOHNSON Editor Krueger likes tax reform but not budget deficit He has problems with the defense but Tom Loeffler liked most of what he heard from President Reagan Wednesday Former ambassador Robert Krueger of New Braunfels liked the talk of tax but didnt like the lack of proposals to cut the federal And Aguinaldo Nayo Zamora expressed concern about cuts in social programs outlined in Reagans 1986 Loeffler whose district includes Comal says it is still unclear how much of what Reagan proposed in his State of the Union address can get through the Democratcontrolled The Presidents speech struck a responsive chord in Ixeffler said in a telephone interview this mor As a result of his all of us can feel like real heroes because we are stronger and In his 198G which was released Reagan has called for an increase in defense He made a pitch for that Wednesday But a selfdescribed says the Presidents defense budget is With inflation figured the budget calls for a percent increase in defense which Loeffler says is a little too I think we can probably split the difference and still maintain national he He felt percent was a more realistic Loeffler said the strategic which include Reagans Star Wars defense the Bl bomber and the Trident should not be He described those programs as crucial in our negotiations with the The 21st District Congressman praised Reagan for his smooth and easy delivery and for his talking rather than the American He made us all feel like Loeffler Since the Senate has a Republican the House may well hold the key to how much of ReagarVs programs become Loeffler Referring to the coalition of Republicans and con servative Democrats who helped pass Reagans budget and tax cut package in Loeffler We are 10 votes short of the bipartisan coalition which passed those But he hoped that Reagans 49state triumph over Democrat Walter Mondale last November would narrow or erase that who served as ambassadoratlargo to Mexico under former President Jimmy said this Its always the responsibility of a leader to inspire and and the President does He does that But he felt Reagan should also have called for some sacrifices from everyone in cutting the monstrous federal The nation has to address that he Its not a Democratic problem or a Republican TOM LOEFFLER BOB KRUEGER ss the hoard cuts problem its an American Although he said Reagan was not See Page 12A Polish officers get jail terms Inside Poland AP A panel of judges today convicted four secret police officers in connection with the murder a proSolidarity Roman Catholic priest and sentenced them to prison terms of 14 to 25 The five judges rejected the prosecutions demand for the death penalty against Grzegorz accused of being the ringleader in the kidnapmurder of the Jerzy was sentenced to 25 years in the most severe sentence in Poland next to Piotrowskis Adam was found guilty of aiding and abetting the killing last October and given a 25year sen Leszek was sentenced to 15 years in prison and Waldemar was 14 years in prison for par ticipation in the During the trial the two lieutenants had testified that Piotrowski led them in the kidnapping and killing of Piotrowski and Pietruszka also will be denied all civil rights 10 years after they get out of meaning they will lose military rank and the right to vote and to hold As the verdicts were tears rolled down Piotrowskis face and he lowered his head in his drying his eyes with a Pekala sobbed openly and Ch mielewski much of his body hidden from view behind the defendants who had maintained his innocence throughout the was Observers in the 100seat cour troom stood as the verdicts were Police vans blocked streets leading to the snowcovered courthouse in the old quarter of this northern Polish Security was even tighter than any time during the unprecedented sixweek The chief government Leszek had demanded the death penalty for he accused of kidnapping and murdering Popieluszko with ruthlessness and He had asked for 25year jail terms for the three other The killing of which was condemned by dissidents and Communist government leaders led to a shakeup in the Interior See Page 12A Water Watch Comal Ri Gunyon inflow Canyon Diitn outflow Edwards AcjLifor Cdnyun Ldkif 231 dslsjmel 14 800 rlslsdniHi C380lnp 03I 902 5 down 11 Todays Weather A slight warming trend will bring partly cloudy skies and a high of 52 with clouds and fog rolling in Tonights low will drop to about It will be a little warmer Friday afternoon with sunny winds from the northeast at 15 and a high around CANYON LAKE CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPE 5A 57B 4B 3A JB 3A KALEIDOSCOPE 1B OPINIONS 4A SCRAPBOOK28 SPORTS810A STOCKS TV LISTINGSj4B WEATHER Wedding bail County jail inmates tie the knot By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer When the bells rang at the cour thouse at only a few people were aware that these were the wedding bells for two Comal County Jail Tomasito Rodriguez Corona of 383 convicted of two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly and Guadalupe Carasco Contreras of the same serving a 30day jail sentence fur welfare were married by Jusice of the Peace Harold Krueger of Precinct 1 in the administrative area of the Standing in jail Corona removed a ring from his finger ami placed it on his brides since no wedding band was Sylvia a vocational office education student from Canyon High School who works in the jail and was a 1 guess the only thing special was they allowed them to spend about 30 minutes together after the ceremony Besides the the judge and jailer Al Alvarez also at tended the Corona will be sent to the Texas Department of Corrections later this week to serve a sevenyear and Contreras has five years of probation to after her 30 days in McQueeneySeguin dispute still in court A lawsuit filed by the city of Seguin against McQueeney incorporation workers will continue despite the failed 19 election in that com only one of the five points remains in the said Seguin city attorney Keith When the incorporation it made moot four of the five questions the city had asked the court to Browne The remaining point asks what the shape of Seguins extraterritorial jurisdiction is now that McQueeneys incorporation election failed McQueeneys proposed city Brownes original petition would have extended into the Seguin McQueeney defendants must file an answer to the suit this Browne There will be a fullblown hearing with briefs and everything and the court will make certain findings based on the Browne ex The suit falls under the Texas Declaratory Judgment which decides how the law applies to a particular In Browne explained that the state statute governing ETJ is relatively Going to a law library will not tell you what to the statute doesnt answer he So you need a judge in the middle to DANASTELL   

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