Friday, March 1, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 1, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 291 BO Simpson makes District 3 threeway race n ki A i t A i f WOMBLE BOX 45436 X 75245 ByDANASTELL Staff writer Businessman Yale Simpson entered the contest for a spot on the City Council making the list of district 3 candidates a little tonguetying in the Along with District 3 has dentist Edward and investment broker Darrell vying for a Council District 4s candidates are former mayor George Erben and in dependent businessman Rolf District 3 incumbent Joe Rogers chose not to run white in cumbent Stratemann could not seek reelection because he doesnt live in A new election which comprises four districts and three has taken effect since Stratemann was reelected in Candidates have three more days to step into the ring as filing ends at 5 A candidate must live in either district 3 or 4 and may file for office in the city secretarys office in city hall during business The election is April believed that growth should be controlled as city leaders should concern themselves with the environmental aspects of that I am obviously concerned about growth in spite of New Braunfels is going to Simpson What Im for is very con trolled growth what it where it is and how it In order to do he the cityshould be concerned about the Keep the rivers keep the industries keep the smokestacks and keep the atmosphere going that has been prevalent in New Orderly growth is controlled by Simpson adding that annexation should be done very Every you you commit the city to he And that means tightening your belt for a little bit as services are ex tended to annexed areas and loosening up as the revenue comes which it Simpson favors the proposed city bond I feel this is the most equitable way to get the many things accomplished that are so badly for street im and the he a native tended college in Florida befote serving as headquarters com mandant in the He was a member of the Florida State Legislative Board and is presently serving on the citys Op tions and Opportunities Simpson moved to New Braunels three years ago and has owned Steel Products here for two Yale Simpson Billies square off tonight at Austin Westlake New Braunfels Herald New Texas No sale Residents dont want Walnut project By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Residents of Green Meadows and Walnut Estates categorically op posed a developers plan to buy land adjacent to their property and rezone and they said so at a meeting Donald King Ryckman and Associates of San Antonio had come prepared to compromise with the residents in this prepatory meeting before the issue is heard in Tuesdays Planning and Zoning Commission But the homeowners steadfastly refused to agree to any change in the zoning of the 34acre tract from R2 single family dwellings and duplexes to a mixture of R3 multi family dwelling and Cl local business After the developers opening presentation and two residents more than half of the 100 120 residents left en masse to show just how little they wanted to com The Rennie is selling the tract which includes a pecan The planned Walnut extension will cut through the Ryckman said he was offering the city the rightofway and perhaps some paving material to put in the extension of but residents were not Its not as if without you giving the rightofway free the road wont get one resident but it could cost the city the developer Ryckman offered to create a barrier of hedges between the back of apartments and the houses that would share a property line with But Richard Brodtmann pointed It would take a 37foot high barrier to hide any twoto three story apartment building from my view as I sit on my back Ryckman also offered to put in a street of R2 houses as a buffer zone along the property line that is shared by the Walnut Estates and Green Meadows One resident agreed that that would be but most remained Several residents expressed the See Page 12A DERYL CLARK HEHALUYtl I UNU Defense attorney Jack Zimmermann David Port and his mother Janice thats needed is a jury Port jury selection may come Monday Final jury selection for the murder trial of David Port probably wont occur until That was part of Judge McMasters instructions Thur sday to five prospective jurors who qualified on publicity They were told to report to the Comal County Courthouse at Monday for the final selection Prosecutor Mary Milloy and defense attorney Jack Zim mermann questioned only 13 prospective jurors and qualified fivd of That put the total number qualified on publicity only at 37 since proceedings began here A minimum of 32 prospective jurors is required by law for the final selection But Judge McMaster has said he would like to keep going until he has at least 50 on the is accused of mur dering a 23yearold Houston mail carrier on June The trial was moved to New Braunfels last December on a change of venue because of extensive publicity on the Questions on publicity were scheduled to continue today and if on to reach McMasters Extensive publicity surrounding the Port See Page 12A Bush Congress plan wont help farmers AUSTIN AP Congress decision to provide emergency loans for financially strapped fanners will be only a BandAid for farm banks and not a blessing for rural Vice President George Bush We dont think this kind of a Band which largely is going to bail out the financial is the way youre going to solve the farm Bush said Speaking to a joint session of the Tezis Bush said the federal government must trim its but giving more to farmers wont do MWMt put Ws gargantuan of a on a or it will swallow up our future Bush United States Congress moved in the wrong direction in terms of getting this budget deficit under On the House and Senate passed bills to prcvide loan help to embattled The action came as thousands of farmers gathered at to protest Reagan administration farm policies which they said threaten many of them with Bushs remarks brought a negative reaction from one of those in his audience Democratic Mark See Page UA 44 Friday March 25 Cents 22 Sections Double transplant fails to save teen PITTSBURGH AP A Texas who was the third person in the world to undergo a simultaneous heartliver died this morning during a second transplant operation when her new heart hospital officials said Mary of Fort went into the operating room Thursday evening to receive a second set of organs after the first set of donor organs proved too large for her She died at in the operating about six hours after surgery according to Karen administrative assistant at PresbyterianUniversity Both the new heart and liver had been implanted but the heart didnt said John chief cardiac resident at the who aided in the It wasnt a question of the bodys rejecting the new The heart simply wasnt strong he Miss Cheatham underwent fier first transplant operation on Monday when she received the organs of 22 yearold Mark Diggins of during an 18 hour operation that ended Tuesday Diggins was 35 pounds heavier and three inches taller than Miss Airport board approves lease Doctors said they had expected Miss Cheathams first set of transplanted organs to shrink to fit the space around But her new heart and liver failed to adapt to the size of her We knew ahead of time that the initial donor was not Armitage But when youre doing procedures that have never been done there are always different These are very complex There are no right By Tuesday Miss Cheathams blood pressure had begun fluctuating because her new heart was and surgeons opened her chest cavity during twoemergency operations that They closed her skin but planned to leave the chest bones open until the organs In another attempt to correct the doctors removed the left lobe of her donor liver Thursday af Armitage When a iriicrobiopsy was done on the some damage was he Doctors also discovered that her donor heart was not functioning as See Page 12A Inside A fixed base operator is finally set build at New Braunfels Municipal Airport after the airports advisory board reviewed a development plan for the 10 acres he would like to At its 31 the advisory board gave Larry Hamlet 60 days to show how and when he plans to develop the That request came after the Federal Aviation Ad ministration asked for a justification for tying up the 10 acres for a long period of Hamlet Thursday night said he had a master plan for the first five acres and proposed an exclusive fiveyear option on the balance of the For the exclusive Hamlet said he would pay the city the agricultural lease rate about per acre until he exercises the right to put the property to aviation If Im going to tie up the should pay some kind of a minimum Hamlet If I neglect to take the I understand that I would have to justify the need for the additional five Hamlet told the At the end of five if I do not take the option or justify the five the five acres would revert to the city of New Hamlets master plan shows three Airport roundup phases of development for the land one is the initial building and the two is the development of the five and three is exercising the option for the rest of the The advisory board told Hamlet that because he is leasing the he cannot turn around and sublease the optional five acres to a fanner and recoup his Its not your said board member Robert Youre paying in exchange for an Hamlet plans to provide sales and service of new and main and fuel along with building hangars to Also Thursday the board reviewed plans for soccer fields at the Jim president of the Mid Cities Soccer in January proposed leasing airport property for seven soccer The board asked Mangum to return with a field along with plans for improving the drainage in the See Page 12A Deputy collars runaway inmate George Bush By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The long arm of the law cut short an attempted escape by a 27 yearold Comal County Jail trusty Sheriffs Investigator Dennis Koepp said Abeldardo Escobedo was hooking it when he saw him running from the Courthouse around I gave chase and caught up with him on the other side of First Federal Savings and I collared him and he put up no Koepp Escobedo had been jailed without bond since 15 on a burglary with intent to commit rape He now has an escape from custody charge against him with a bond attached to it by Peace Justice Harold Koepp said he was in the back portion of the Sheriffs Office when he saw Escobedo still wearing his dark green trusty uniform bolt from the double doors J saw him out there in that dark green outfit and knew he shouldnt So I just ran but the nearest and took after Sheriffs Rudy Rubio said he wanted to praise Koepps quick See Page 12A Water Watch Comal River Canyon inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 742cfslup85l 800 cfs samel up up Todays Weather Its going to be partly cloudy and warm this afternoon with a high around 73 and southwesterly winds about 10 to 15 Expect clouds and occasional fog tonight with a low near Saturday will be warm and sunny with a high around Yesterdays high was 57 and this mornings low was U2 rocks Austin The Heralds selfappointed rock concert Editor Robert Johnson talks about Tuesdays concert by the Irish band U2 at the Erwin Page Texas Independence Day March 2 CLASSIFIED 21 OB COMICS 8A CROSSWORD 2B DEAR ABBY 2B DfATHS 2A ENTERTAINMENT 9A HOROSCOPE 2B OPINIONS 4A RELIGIOUS FOCUS 5A SPORTS 2A TV LISTINGS 8A WEATHER 3A