Friday, February 8, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 8, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 M053 MITCH WQMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 192 Basketball High School Rangerettes Sbuthside 42 NBA Spurs Clippers 108 Rockets Warriors 105 New Brau hf els Herald Ntw Texas Heart attack kills constable By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Constable Hank was pronounced dead on arrival at Thursday at McKenna Memorial Hospital from an apparent heart Funeral services are pending at Doep penschmidt Funeral who had taken his Precinct 3 office only a little Over a month had been in a meeting of Commissioners Court until close to getting his deputys appointment He had visited the county auditors office and picked up his constable stationery and some highway flares county auditor Bate Bond English was putting the box in his car alone behind the Courthouse Annex when the heart attack He was found by New Braunf els police officer David Wilson slumped over the trunk of his Wilson began giving cardiopulmonary resuscitation until the New Braunfels EMS arrived at a fire department spokesman The emergency medical under the direction of John Flanagan at gave the constable cardiac stimulation with drugs and the But Engish was unable to regain a regular who had suffered a heart attack about six years had an emergency iden tification that alerted police he was a heart the fire department spokesman English won a threeway Republican primary race last then easily defeated incumbent Lester Jonas in Jonas was running as a writein haviing failed in a bid for county commissioner in the May Earlier that the commissioners court meeting had not gone His choice of Lee Bo Eoff a fully certified peace has been a reserve sheriffs deputy until 1981 and was the deputy constable under Jonas until the commissioners wanted Eoff to wait on carrying a gun and putting on the uniform until they had received some paper work of reinstatement from After the meeting in the English spoke his Eoff has one of these a peace officer certification saying permanent in capitals on it same as I same as same as most of the sheriffs Not everyone working for the sheriffs department and wearing a gun has the per manent English had The law allows a deputy to work a year before he has to have his Why isnt Eoff good enough to carry a gun and a badge today English had Friday February 25 Cents 22 Pages2 Sections Hank English Supreme Court rules for Farley ByDANASTELL Staff writer The Texas Supreme Court Wed nesday upheld damages for a New Braunfels woman who sued a local exercise salon after she fell off a jogging treadmill and fractured her arm in The decision came exactly four months after a state appeals court also ruled in the womans favor and almost four years to the day after the incident on sued Figure A chain of womens exercise and health and Figure World of San It went to the Supreme Court and thats the Farley said this All I can say Im glad its Im glad they A Comal County Jury in April 1983 found that the fall was caused by an employee of Figure World shouting at The 3rd Court of Appeals affirmed that The writ of error filed by Fiigure Worlds was refused by the Supreme which found there was no reversable error in the ap pealed The attorney was not available for Farley claimed she was exercising on a treadmill at the salon at 655 Landa when an employee yelled at her from across the room to suck in that When she hollered at it scared me and I got to going 90 miles an Farley In her Farley claims her concentration was causing her to lose her grip on the machines front When she fell on the metal she fractured her left See Page 12A Ailing leader gave Tass reports MOSCOW AP Hours after Soviet officials confirmed Soviet leader Konstantin Chernenko was the official news agency Tass reported he addressed the nations ruling The 73yearold Chernenko has not been seen in public or photographed since a televised awards ceremony leading to speculation that he might be seriously The mystery of his health deepened Thursday when a Soviet journalist told NBC News that Chernenko was ill but in stable French television reported a source with the Soviet delegation to the French Communist Party Congress said Chernenko had an accident of health on 14 and lost the use of his In Soviet an accident of health implies a stroke or heart But the Tass report said Chernenko had addressed the Politburo meeting on spring agricultural It did not say when the meeting was held but its story was dated the day the policymaking body usually The account of the was unusual in not men tioning the Soviet leader His name appeared well into the story and after a list of five government officials whose reports were the report on the issues discussed was very similar to an account of a Politburo meeting two weeks Pipeline meeting planned in March A real blast A Sure Services employee waterblasts the Schmidt Building on San Antonio The San Antoniobased firm uses that process to remove old paint so the downtown building LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALD ZEITUNG can be The Schmidt Building is one of several in the process of getting a new face the past two A public meeting on a proposed crude oil pipeline through Comal County is tentatively scheduled for March Commissioner Jumbo Evans said this Evans said the meeting with the AilAmerican Pipeline will give data about the which is coming from California through Comal The 30inch heated pipeline will carry mostly highlysulphured crude oil from Santa to Freeport on the Texas One route possibility being seriously considered follows the Oasis Gas Pipeline from Pecos to close to This will come through Comal County traversing the Edwards Aquifer recharge The place and time of the meeting will be set Ron vice president of the pipeline said the meeting was set the same day as the board meeting of Edwards Underground Water District where representatives of his company would also present information and address questions of that By that time we hope to have the route narrowed down to one preferred route with one See Page 12A Deputy debate Inside County wants proof of officers training County commissioners made a new policy on deputy constables Thur saying that they felt deputy constables should be fullycertified peace officers before being ap Whether commissioners have the legal authority to set qualifications for deputy constables above the legal requirements will still have to be Commissioners brought the matter up when Constables Fidel Tamez and Hank English of precincts 4 and asked commissioners to approve their appointments for Commissioners approved their choices pending the receipt of proper documentation from Austin that the two deputies were fullycertified having finished the 240hour training peace The new not mentioned or enforced when Constable Danny Scheel asked for approval of his reserve deputy Edwin who has only the 70hour reserve deputy came in the wake of recent requests from Tamez and In the first commissioners court meeting after he took Tamez requested a large salary a newer car and radar office secretarial service and access to a in the Canyon Lake When commissioners turned most of his request he asked to be heard by the grievance the salary which was heard and English also had made a recent request for a a riot and a bulletproof vest to the com missioners and had been told in Thursdays meeting his request would be heard on the next com missioners Tamez had chosen as his deputy George a reserve deputy with the sheriffs department since Oc and retired peace officer with the federal government who has 33 years He retired as a police In the federal you do not have the same system of certification as you do in We had man datory continuing education courses in law enforccement areas and I had hours of course In I had taken the 70hour reserve peace officer Wolf explained after the During the meeting he told com missioners essentially the same thing and I have written Taller in Austin to get full credit for my training and he has told me that he will credit me as a fullycertified peace I am waiting on the paperwork which ought to arrive after English had chosen former deputy constable Lee Bo Eoff a fully certified peace officer who has had the 240 hours of training to have that Eoff also worked as a reserve deputy with the sheriffs department until Sheriff Walter Fellers explained See Page 12A Water Watch Comal River cfs up 8 Canyon inflow cfs down 12 Canyon Dam cfs same Edwards Aquifer same Canyon Lake level down Todays Weather Its going to be mostly sunny and warm today with a near 60 and winds from the Expect cloudy skies and warm temperatures tonight with light southeasterly CLASSIFIED 2108 COMICS 10A CROSSWORD 12A DEAR ABBY 2A DEATHS 12A ENTERTAINMENT 7A HOROSCOPE 1B OPINIONS 4A RELIGIOUS FOCUS SPORTS 8A STOCKS Polish priest urges battle with regime Poland APi A priest has urged Roman Catholics to prepare for an ideological battle against the Communist regime following the convictions of four secret police officers in the abduction and murder of a proSolidarity The made hours after the trial judges an nounced their verdict was delivered in the same Warsaw church where the slain the Jerzy preached sermons in staunch defense of the outlawed independent trade Popielusko was abducted on a highway near in northern on and his body was gagged and severely in a reservoir of the Vistula River 11 days After a sisweek the five judges sentenced two of the defendants to 25 years in prison the most severe penalty in Poland short of execution by Chief Judge Artur Kuja wa told the court the defendants soiled the good name of the Polish Peoples They put in shame the states political Kujawas remarks were broadcast in full by state radio and Adam the highestranking Interior Ministry official charged in the received a 25year prison sentence for aiding and abetting his three