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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 M053 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 286 New Braunfels Chamber budget PEC upgrade duel 3B Herald New Texas Thursday March 25 Cents 18 Sections Murder suspect jailed without bond By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer One of two San Antonio men charged with capital murder in the executionstyle shootings of five Mexican nationals on March 7 is in custody without bond while the search for the other suspect Comal County Sheriffs Rudy Rubio said Rudy came along peacefully when officers surrounded a mobile home in Atascosa just south of Sah at about 7 The arrest was made by officers with the San Antonio Police Task a deputy with the Atascosa County Sheriffs Of and Texas Ranger Al Quellar at a residence near Rubio Hernandez was transported from San Antonio to the Comal County Jail by Investigator George Gonzales and Texas Ranger Ray Peace Justice Fred Stewart ordered Hernandez held there without authorities continue their search for 19 yearold who was still as of presstime Hernandez and Garibay are charged with capital murder in last weeks shootings of five Mexican nationals on a hillside off FM The two suspects allegedly offered the five who had crossed the border earlier the same a ride from San Antonio to Denton for a nominal Robbery has been pegged as the motive for the which left one man dead and four others All five were robbed and then left to die on a hillside off FM 1863 about five miles from Highway 281 Grand Jury Local man indicted for murder John charged with the 14 murder of a New Braunfels was among 15 individuals in dicted by a Comal County Grand Jury the owner of Advanced Satellite on Landa was in dicted for the murder of Jerry of 375 at his shop on Scarborough was shot once in the chest with a caliber A witness and other reports in dicated the two men were arguing before the but no specifics have yet been released by New Braunfels Arthur of 815 Af San was indicted for aggravated in connection with the abuction and sexual assault of a 20yearold New Braunfels woman on The victims car was allegedly forced off Highway 281 by a small driven by who approached her car and asked for When she rolled down the window several he stuck a knife through the opening and forced his way inside the The woman was stabbed once in the chest when she tried to reach over and honk the cars horn for She was then taken to a wooded area near Encino where she said she was sexually assaulted by her See GRAND Page 10A The dead Mexican national was identified as Victor Manuel Serrano of San Luis An on his body showed he had been shot once in the upper and three times in the throatneck Two of the 20yearold Rafael Negrete Perez also listed as Nunez and 16yearold Adolpho Mata also listed as have since been released from Northeast Baptist Hospital in San At Medical Center Hospital Genaro was listed in good while the condition of Juan Jose was listed as Senate panel passes Social Security freeze wild DERYL Shelley Eoff right washes herViog with the help of Amy Duran in preparation for the annual Comal County Youth Both are members of Canyon Highs Future Farmers of America Show entriesfourfooted and otherwiseare due in and with most of the judging today and The state rests WASHINGTON AP The Senate Budget Committee is backing a nonewtaxes plan for reducing federal deficits by billion next year that includes a freeze on Social Security benefits and hefty cutbacks in the nations military The impassebreaking proposal was approved by the Republicancontrolled panel late Wednesday on a party line 119 The committee endorsed a freeze on most government spending at current levels while agreeing to a number of deeper cuts it had previously rejected including sharp cuts in funds for student mass transit and urban development Democrats on the panel expressed skepticism with the claiming higher taxes might still be needed to meet deficitreduction Its a fraud a game youre declared Ernest You know you cant do it without some increased tax But Republicans hailed it as a coining only hours after the committee seemed hopelessly deadlocked as it rejected one plan after in the billion budget unpopular for its large increases in military spending and its heavy domestic We have a lot of work ahead of but at least were on the right said Committee Chairman Pete V architect of the plan calling for billion in spending in the fiscal year that begins The committee ignored the presidents plea not to freeze Social Security benefits as part of the deficit reduction its action would cancel costofliving benefits due for million Social Security recipients next Democrats said they would fight this move on the Senate The committee was to meet today to nail down specific program cuts to match the broad outlines adopted Wednesday It must do this before the measure can be sent to the Senate The budget is not actual legislation in the sense that it must go to the president for his but it sets spending targets for congressional committees to abide by in voting to appropriate funds and authorize programs for the entire Earlier the president all but dared Congress to send him a taxincrease bill in a speech to a Budget Committee Chairman Pete Domenici is the ar chitect of the com promise spending plan passed by his committee on an 119 We have a lot of work ahead of but at least were on the right he group of businessmen at the White Borrowing a threatening dare by actor Clint Eastwood in the movie Sudden Reagan challenged lawmakers Go make my Tilebudget panel the week rejected two Democratsponsored proposals for increased taxes on corporations to help meet deficitreduction Domenici his antitax plan would touch almost every element of cutting nearly billion from spending over three years reducing the deficit by roughly half by 1988 to just over Eleven of the committees 12 Republicans voted for the Republican Charles Grassley of who wants even deeper voted Of the panels 10 nine voted against the plan and one James Exon of Nebraska voted As Domenici outlined it to the the plan would an additional million from the billion reduction in Reagans military buildup already approved by the Reagans proposals to terminate the Economic Development the Ap palachian Regional Commission and the rural housing for one year Medicare payments to hospitals See Page IDA Inside The state rested its case against David Port at 11 this ending seven days of testimony from expert witnesses and a Houston wrecker is charged with the June 7 murder of 23yearold who disappeared while delivering mail to the Ports affluent Two days police discovered the carriers body concealed by a line of trees near Cypress Creek off High way Judge McMaster recessed the proceedings until today to take up numerous matters of law before the defense can begin calling any if there are In testimony this firearms expert end Port prosecution firearms examiner Charles An derson said his tests could confirm one of two bullets removed from Schatz head was fired from a caliber recovered at the Port home on June 8 prior to Davids An autopsy revealed Schatz was shot three times in the two of which were fatal in A chemist testified Wednesday that blood found in the David Port home and his car could have belonged to Debora Sue the mail carrier Port is accused of killing last But you cant analyze blood stains and say they came from any par ticular All you can say is they didnt come from a certain in defense attorney Jack Zimmermann said Wednesday during Ports murder Chemist Sandra formerly with the Houston Police That is is charged with the June 7 murder of who disappeared while delivering mail to the Ports affluent neighborhood on June Two days police discovered the carriers body con cealed by a line of trees near Cypress Creek off Highway Denney said she performed tests on blood stains found on floors and paper towels at the Port the defendants and other items of evidence gathered from the trunk of his car and where the body was found on June Much of the blood was contaminated by heat and but she was able to determine it was all human displaying genetic markers similar to those found in Schatz But Zimmermann was quick to point out that 23 of 100 people could have the same combination of genetic markers as Denney In this since her markers she could be one of those but the defendant could Denney also said she ran no tests to determine the blood type of Ports or his See Page IDA Students get holiday Friday Both Comal and New Braunfels school districts will let their students have a holiday to par ticipate in the Comal County Youth Show Teachers at New Braunfels ISO will have a work Students at Peter and Paul Catholic School will also have Friday Hog judging and sifting will Start 5 tonight with 242 hogs and 24 breeding gilts Doris Nell with the Junior Livestock Other animals will be judged Also the Homemaking division will be judged Friday with the auction beginning at 6 that The fairgrounds will open to the public noon Friday and the livestock auction is scheduled for Then the Horse Show will begin Central tax collection backed by county By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Comal Commissioners unanimously passed 9 resolution backing the centralized collection of taxes in Comal County in a rollcall vote The item was on the agenda before a city councilman asked that coor dinating tax collection be put on the agenda of a citycounty work session to address common areas of ser Since Councilman James Goodbread has been asked that this be put on that ivorkshop ajaybe we should wait on this resolution when we have more details and can issue a joint resolution with the County Judge Fred Clark Other commissioners felt that the county ought to go ahead and make See Page 10A Water Watch Comal River Canyon inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 266cfslupl6 554 cfs up 93 800 cfs down 50 down 903 59 up HB72 The new eligibility requirements for extracurricular activities have taken the motivation out of the activities instead of adding motivation for high school See David Kings Page Practice New Braunfels Lisa McKinnis has discovered that a little extra practice can go a long way during the 1985 track Thursday Page Todays Weather Cloudy skies and cool tem peratures will prevail into the with a 50 percent chance of showers increasing to a 60 percent tonight an The high both days will reach the mid Yesterdays high was 81 and this mornings low was Sunset today will be at and sunrise tomorrow will be at Over night rainfall measured in ches at Canyon Lake and in ches at KGNBKNBT radio station on Loop CANYON LAKE 3B CLASSIFIED 58B COMICS 4B CROSSWORD 2A DEAR ABBY 1B HOROSCOPE 2A KALEIDOSCOPE 1B OPINIONS 4A SCRAPBOOK 2B SPORTS STOCKS 3A TV LISTINGS 4B WEATHER 3A   

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