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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 13, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 MOSS MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 284 Residents air concerns about pipeline pro By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Comal and Guadalupe County residents asked questions but didnt always get answers Tuesday at a town meeting on the proposed crude oil pipeline that will go through both In the three hour over 20 of the 150 to 200 people in attendance asked but only a few were Statements made by David a Beck Ranch property Kyle owner of Guadalupe Cattle and Questor Pipeline and Mayor Barbara Tieken of New Braunfels drew applause from the crowd in their opposition to the Ron project manager with AilAmerican Pipeline did all the talking for the though he brought an entourage of half a dozen including one of their environmental Questions he could not rather than deferring to one of the other experts with were written He had answered many of the questions effectively in the the morning meeting with the Ed wards Underground Water but was unwilling to share the same information with the public at this We cannot answer these more exactly because the route has not been decided and will not be decided for another week to 10 Hinn Related Page 3A However after the when asked if he planned to come back and answer the questions once the route had been Hinn said The purpose of getting the public concerns was to make sure that they cover these issues in their One person at the meeting asked Have you ever not gone through an changed your route because of citizen opposition Kyle McAlister makes his point during Tuesdays town meeting Hinn but we have changed the route when issues had been brought up that were significant and that the company had not taken into Hinn gave the example of the route through Big Bend National Park that had been changed because the right of way would have cut across the scenic view of El Capitan See Page 12A Spurs bombed by lowly Warriors Details in Sports New Braunfels Hvrald New Texas Wednesday March 52 25 Cents 30 Pages Sections Arts Council OKs new plan for room tax ByDANASTELL Staff writer Having received an unexpected City Arts and Cultural Commission members Tuesday divided its share of the local hotel motel room The citys Arts and Cultural Commission originally asked for 15 percent of the room tax but got more than it asked for when City Council Monday approved a 20 percent share for that Council also agreed Monday to give the citys two museums 5 percent of the local which further relieved the Arts Commission of having to give the museums the previouslyagreed upon 2 percent The Arts Commission Tuesday night took that extra 4 percent and spread it to four of Room tax division Here are the percentages of room tax receipts that local arts and cultural groups will receive under a revised formula devised by the City Arts and Cultural The new percentages are compared to preliminary figures discussed by the commission at an earlier meeting and listed in the preliminary Group Preliminary Recommended Mid Texas Symphony 45 Circle Arts Theatre 4 4 5 NB Arts Council NB Art League 1 2 CIMA 75 75 Folk Dancers 5 Junior Miss 25 Braunfels Foundation Trust 2 Sophienburg Museum 2 Contingency 5 TOTALS 15 20 NOTE In addition to allocating 20 percent for the City Council set up a separate fund for the Sophienburg and the Braunfels Foundation which oversees the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture Each will get As A funds originally allocated to the museums were redistributed Tuesday the groups already tentatively approved for room tax According to that the Greater New Braunfels Arts Council will get an extra percent Circle Arts an extra percent New Braunfels Art 1 percent and MidTexas Adding the 4 percent to those groups allows See Page 12A Morin executed long delay Texas AP Convicted killer Stephen Peter Morin laid on a death chamber gurney for nearly 45 minutes early repeatedly pricked by needles in tended to kill before Texas prison technicians were able to find a vein in his arm and inject him with lethal We had trouble trying to find a good Texas Department of Corrections spokesman Charles Brown said of the repeated tries by a multiple killer put to death today for the slaying of a 21yearold San Antonio admitted that he had ruined his veins by shooting up with the prison system said in a statement chronicling the the 37yearold Morin had asked for months that he be put to death and had requested that his attorneys cease any at tempts to obtain for him a But when the appointed time it was nearly an hour from the moment the operation began until the time he was pronounced In recent Texas the operation has gone very lasting only a few The drifter from Rhode Island entered the death chamber at and the first injection carrying a saline solution was attempted two minutes At least five more attempts were made to locate appropriate veins in his arms and even legs before the technicians A medical technician finally inserted the intravenous needle in Morins right arm at 12 44 Then with 22 witnesses crowded into the death who converted to Christianity during the abduction of a woman in recited about a threeminute Lord I commit my soul to I praise you and I thank he He made a kissing motion to one of the closed his took a deep breath and died See Page 12A Murder warrants issued on suspects in shooting Getting a hot tip DERYL City Councilwoman Betty Lou Rushing seems to be enjoying her service as a celebrity waiter as she uncorks a bottle of wine at the Holiday Inn Rushing was one of several guest waiters who helped earn tips for the area chapter of the Leukemia Society of The fundraising luncheon netted for the By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Capital murder warrants have been issued for two San Antonio men suspected of killing one Mexican national and wounding four others in a ganglandstyle shooting off FM 1863 on March Comal County Sheriffs Rudy Rubio said the warrants were issued for a 35year old man and his 19 yearold companion by Peace Justice Fred Stewart Both men are described as 57 with brown eyes and black The 35yearold man weighs about 180 and the younger mans weight is listed as 121 As of presstime both remained at despite extensive search efforts by Bexar County and Comal County and the Texas The nightmare began for five Mexican nationals Thursday when they hopped off a border train at the San Antonio switch yards and met two Latin who said they would take them to Denton for a nominal After leaving San Antonio in a large blue the two men stopped on FM 1863 about five miles from Highway 281 East and or dered all five out of the They were marched into the told to lay and shot with medium caliber Rubio indicating robbery See Page 12A Official Schatz not sexually assaulted Inside An assistant Harris County medical examiner has testified there was no evidence a 23yearold mail carrier was sexually assaulted or beaten before her death on June 7 in the murder trial of David Vladimir Parungao said Tuesday that Debora Sue was killed by two gunshot wounds to the A third wound through her left ear was not fatal in She also had a laceration to the back of her which was con sistent with falling down Parungao and a bruised right upper eyelid more likely caused by the gunshot wounds through the ear and not a beating of any He stated two bullets and three fragments consistent with a caliber were also recovered from fair Previous trial testimony identified a caliber pistol recovered at the Port home June 8 as the muHer is on trial for murder of who disappeared while delivering mail to his affluent neighborhood on June Two days police discovered the carriers antbitten body concealed by a line of trees and tall grass near Cypress Creek off Highway Parungao said Tuesday he was uncomfortable pinpointing a time of but estimated Schatz had been dead at least 12 to 24 hours when police found her Under defense attorney Jack Zimmermann asked if there was any evidence of sexual contact or abuse in the autopsy done on I found no evidence of sperm or evidence of injury to any of the genital Parungao n describing the location of the head Parungao said the See Page 12A Comal Rivei Canyon Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level Water Watch 250 cfs up 4 461 cfs down 411 850 cfs same down down Todays Weather It will remain mostly cloudy and warm today with a high near turning cloudy and cooler tonight with a 30 percent chance of rain and a low in the Yesterdays high was 78 and this mornings low was Sunset today is at and sunrise Thursday will AllDistrict 134A The AllDistrict 134A including boys MVP Tilo Sch have been released and are on Page Tournament Time The 10th New Braunfels In vitational baseball tournament begins Thursday with games involving Canyon and New Page CLASSIFIED 69B COMICS 7C CROSSWORD 2C DEARABBY 6B DEATHS 2A ENTERTAINMENT FOOD MOB HOROSCOPE 2C OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 810A STOCKS 3A TV LISTINGS 7C WEATHER 3A Youth Show entries begin arriving tonight at county Fairgrounds Exhibits for this years Youth Fair will begin arriving tonight in the livestock division and Thursday and Friday for the homemaking Hogs will arrive tonight and be Judging begins Thursday evening on All other livestock will arrive Thursday with judging for sheep and rabbits and poultry scheduled to begin 8 and on breed cattle and at In the homemaking and clothing exhibits will arrive Thursday with judging between 59 that photography and all food items will arrive between Friday with judging going on between 9 that At noon Friday the grounds will be open to the and the auction sale on homemaking items will begin The livestock auction will begin at Saturday at the fair The Horse Show will include 13 events in halter class and per formance and speed events Sunday at the fair grounds We are expecting 4040 horses to be The halter events judge the animals on bone looks you might county extension agent Mike Barbour The Horse Show is open to all 4H and FFA The Horse Show is free and open to the
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