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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 24, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                flutie makes igahst Birmingham Page dA 410 M053 MICROPLEX WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 268 Texas NBA Mavericks Kings 98 Bullets Rockets 115 George files in CISD race By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff writer Canyon Lake resident Clay Spud George is the second candidate to file in the April 6 Comal ISD trustees George filed Friday morning for one of three CISD trustee positions up for Tom Potter of Garden Ridge was the first person to file earlier last The April 6 election will serve to fill the expiring terms of Jim Karen Rust and Kenneth Both Rector and Rust have indicated they are undecided about running Wunderlich has not disclosed his reelection Concern for the future of education is why George said he would like to be on the CISD I see the growth in our county and school system as both a challenge and an opportunity a challenge to provide the facilities needed to educate our young people at a cost our taxpayers can and an opportunity to serve the youth of this county remembering that they only come this way he As a 10year resident of Comal George has been an equipment operator for the Pedernales Electric Cooperative for nine of His wife Joyce has been a CISD teacher for four first at Bulverde Middle and now at Mountain Valley George has been involved with the Industrial Arts Department at Smithson Valley High the Canyon High School Future Farmers of America and the Comal County Junior Livestock He is also a member of the Comal County Fair and the Comal County Young Joyce and I have two small children who will be part of this school system for many years and I would like to be a part of George He has met the current Bill and I was very Hes a good and hes good for the Clay George Port murder trial opens here Monday Local district courtroom business wont come to a halt just because the David Port trial is in Were too busy to shut 207th District Judge Robert Pfeuffer said All those people are going to create a little and we knew that from the But well work around and theyll have to work around Jury selection for the Port trial is to begin at the Comal County Courthouse on who is free on is charged with murder in the June 7 shooting of mail carrier Debora Sue On Houston Judge McMaster ordered the Port trial be Baylor 88 Houston 84 SMU64 Texas 60 Texas Tech 58 Texas 50 held outside Harris County because of extensive publicity there on the carriers death and the refusal of Ports parents to testify against their son before a Harris County grand McMaster also said he picked New Braunfels because the judge here was the most and the town is not a big news But New Braunfels will be big news for as long as local jurors need to decide the outcome of the Port Estimates of how long that could take range anywhere from three to six Regardless of the trials See Page 12A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Sunday February 50 Cents 80 Sections Arts panel formula Moore says By DANA STELL writer After receiving phone calls about the validity of the city Arts and Cultural Commission giving money to civic commission chairman Mike Walker called emergency meeting to find out if the action was And ciiy attorney Barry Moore Friday afternoon ap parently eased Walkers mind by saying he didnt believe their proposed allocations ran afoul of the The groups in said Commission chairman Mike were the Comal Independent Mens Association and Texas Junior The Commission 19 tentatively agreed to a division of its share of the citys hotelmotel room oc cupancy tax among nine including CIMA and Junior Other proposed recipients are MidTexas German Folk New Braunfels Art Greater New Braunfels Arts Circle Arts Braunfels Foundation and the Sophienburg Museum Room tax recipient according to state must fall into one of five categories acquiring of sites for construction and other work on civic auditoriums and museums furnishing facilities and personnel for registration of convention delegates promoting and advertising the city to attract conventions and tourists and applying the arts or conducting historical preservation and restoration Moore said most of the groups asking for Arts Com mission money fall into the arts promotion I think application of the arts is a pretty broad Moore If some part of the groups activities deals with the its a policy decision for you to I dont think youre running afoul of the Commission member Bob Smith suggested that the money be given to groups such as CIMA for a specific purpose dealing with the Walker When we allocate this money and we sign the we can stipulate how the money be Commission member Stephany Goodbread expressed her concern about the future of the arts commission funding I think we should be very thoughtful to those guidelines for the future what direction do we really want this funding to take she The Arts Commission Friday also discussed the recommendation of the citys Options and Opportunities committee that the arts receive 20 percent of the room The committee also suggested the room tax be raised so an increase in arts funding wouldnt take money away from other the city collects 4 cents above the states 4 cent Of the citys the arts currently receive 10 the city receives 10 and the Chamber of Commerce convention and tourist fund gets 80 The Arts Commission on 19 agreed to ask the city for 15 percent of the Answered prayer It KHILWALD1 Senate confirms Meese nomination WASHINGTON AP Edwin Meese a onetime prosecutor put on the defensive by allegations of was confirmed as attorney general Saturday by the ending a grueling 13month adviseand consent Meeses confirmation was It came on a vote of 6331 with Democrats all of the opposing Six senators didnot Meeses approval had been predicted by both sup porters and But the final victory in his struggle to claim the Cabinet post came only after a fourday filibuster by farm state senators demanding action on the agricultural credit The 31 negative votes were the most cast against a Cabinet nominee in 14 Common the citizens lobby which opposed said it was the highest vote against a nominee for attorney general since The path was cleared for a vote on until now President Reagans when farmstate Democrats ended their fourday filibuster after negotiating with majority Republicans a plan to aid financially troubled It was not immediately clear when would be sworn Bruce an aide to said the new at torney general would be sworn in by a notary public on Monday so that he could assume his duties at Chapman said a ceremonial swearingin by a higher ranking official would be conducted in a couple of weeks for Attorney General William French Smith bade farewell to Justice Department employees on A Edwin Meese was confirmed by the Senate for Attorney General on a 6331 The 31 no votes were the most cast against a Cabinet nominee in 14 spokesman said Smith was returning to his Los Angeles although he would not officially relinquish the title until Meeses Strom chairman of the Judiciary which approved the Meese nomination told the Senate he was extremely pleased by the I feel that those who still have some doubts will see that hell be an excellent attorney Thurmond Senate Democrats voted overwhelmingly against Meese after many asserted he was unfit to be the nations top law enforcement who has a gettoughwitlicriminals steadfastly denied that he engaged in any illegal or unethical dealings in his years as White House Second suspect charged in aborted house burglary Unicorn basketball coach Cliff Wilkins isnt facing Mecca or seeking divine intervention hes calling a play for his team during Fridays playoff game with The Unicorns played like they had help from as they upset the Details in A 33yearold San Antonio woman has been arrested for her part in a bizarre house burglary in Bulverde Hills last Comal County Sheriffs Rudy Rubio said he iden tified Delores Dominguez of 405 Elvira as the female accomplice of a New Braunfels man and two San Antonio who were connected to several house burglaries last Dominguez was arrested Friday in San and charged with 12 burglary of a Bulverde Hills The burglary was a bit because one of the suspects Ted of 2523 Twin Oaks reportedly offered the homeowner money to keep her from calling the She the homeowner confronted and made them carry two television sets they already had on the truck back into the Investigator Kermit Kroesche said last She told him she didnt want his and called us with complete descrip Thomas was arrested on 13 for his part in the Bulverde Hills He was later charged with the 24 burglary of a home in Canyon Lake along with Perry of 233 and San tiago of 515 San They gave me a fictitious name for her at but I recently found out who she really Rubio She was also picked out of a photo lineup by the As of presstune Dominguez was still in the Comal County Jail under bond set by Peace Justice Doc DEBBIE DeLOACH a trace Former guard disappears after hijacking jet Inside Lebanon AP A disgruntled airport guard hijacked a Middle East Airlines jet on forced it to shuttle between Lebanon and Cyprus for five then vanished without a One elderly passenger was killed and seven people were injured when the hijacker first seized the Boeing 707 in a demand for promotions and pay raises for himself and fellow Most of the injuries occurred when the 109 passengers scrambled down emergency chutes from the jet after shots were fired at the start of the The elderly iden tified as Tawfik was reportedly sucked from the plane as it took off with doors open and chutes The hijacker set various deadlines and sometimes screamed and cursed by radio at the airport control He threatened first to blow up the Lebanese national airline then to crash it into Lebanons Presidential Palace in the mountains east of I have enough grenades and explosives to blow up more than the he If its I will bring it down on the Presidential Beirut radio stations identified the hijacker as Doraid a government guard at the He told the control tower he was 25 and had worked at the airport since he was I have righjts as a Lebanese and as an employee with you and thats all Im he radioed his airport security chief Jamil He demanded action on long standing recommendations for raises and other benefits for lowranking government After the redandwhite jet returned to Beirut following two stops at Larnaca on the Mediterranean island of 120 See Page 12A Water Watch Winds will be from the northwest at 1015 mph Tonights low should be in the mid with a high today and Monday in the mid BUSINESS 5A River Canyon inflow Canyon Dam ourtlov EOAaias Aquife I iKe levtl 335ctbiup93i 2 268ctsiup036 375 cts 624 Obiup 90 VI up CLASSIFIED COMICS 713B 4C CROSSWORD 2C DEARABBY 3B Todays Weather Skies will be partly cloudy today and turning mostly cloudy Theres also a 20 percent chance of thundershowers DEATHS KALEIDOSCOPE 2A 16B OPINIONS 4A PUBLIC RECORDS 8A SPORTS 911A   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