New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 15, 1985, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 15, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 15, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas That's a pretty fair description of the Sattler area at Canyon Lake, as Pedernales Eletric Cooperative employees work on the Sattler substation. Sattler is hungry for more electric power, due to growth in the area, and PEC is expanding its cabailities to handle that growth. Deaths Ruth J. Croy Funeral services for Ruth J. Croy of the Cibilo area will be held March 16 at 2 p.m. at Zoeller Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth King of-ficiatin. Burial will follow at Comal Cemetery. Croy, 81, died March 14 at McKenna Memorial Hospital. The daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Mary (Riddle) Morgan, she was born Feb. 15, 1904 in Carroll County, Ark. She was a 36-year resident of the Cibilo area. The widow was a beautician. Croy is survived by a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Redhage of Cibilo; a son, Ida Dimple Jones of Colorado; a brother, Jesse W. Morgan of Sweetwater; five grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Representative of poor to be chosen Wednesday Election for the Comal County representative of the poor on the Community Council of South Central Texas board will be held 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at laurel Plaza. Guadalupe Reyes, manager of the council’s Community Service office, is accepting names of Comal County residents interested in the position. The election is scheduled for the day after the cheese distribution. The last representative of the poor, the late Ezekiel (Cheque) Torres, died this year. So far, two people have said they would like to run for the position: Ramon Chapa Sr. and Ann Bartholomew, Ixiuis Ramirez, executive director of the council, said in an interview Monday. “Of course, nominations may be made from the floor also,” Ramirez said. SPARE TIME? Invest it wisely. Visit /our PUBLIC LIBRARY. Herald-Zeitung (USPS 377 880) lf you have not received your paper by 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday or by 7:30 a m. Sunday, call 625 9144 or 658 1900 by 7 p.m. and 11 a m., respectively. Published Sunday morning and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfels Herald Publishing Co., 186 S. Casten Ave., New Braunfels, TX 78131. Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing Co., 186 S. Casten Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78131. Dave Kramer .... General Manager Claude Scruggs........Publisher Shirlene Thornton . Office Manager Robert Johnson..........Editor Charles Borman . . Advertising Mgr. Cheryl McCampbell . . . Class. Mgr. Don Avery .. . Circulation Manager Carol Avery . . Photocomp Foreman Gus Elbel ........Press    Foreman Wanda Lasater Kaleidoscope Editor David King.........Sports Editor Patricia Yznaga King . . . Wire Editor Subscription Rates (Includes applicable sales tax) Carrier delivery in Comal, Guadalupe, Hays, Blanco and Kendall Counties: 3 months, $10.78; 6 months, $18.82; one year, $33.64. Mail delivery outside Comal County, in Texas: 3 months $18.92; 6 months, $33.64; one year $63.08. Mail outside Texas: 6 months, $42.00; one year $70.00. Postmaster:    Send    address changes to P O. Drawer 361, New Braunfels, TX 78131. Bids, bids; bids County buys truck, waits on new jail furniture By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer County commissioners awarded bids on road equipment, opened bids for jail furniture and called for bids on computer equipment in Wednesday’s meeting. Riley Mack’s bid of $43,690 was accepted on the diesel-powered truck trailer with a delivery date of 120 days. “The Berg (Truck and Implement) bid had to be eliminated because it did not meet specs. There was no warranty and the rear axle did not meet specifications,” Clark (Mac) McCoy, county engineer, told commissioners. Ewald Ford’s diesel tractor bid of $16,194 won over the other two vendors. Also the rotary mower bid was awarded to Dietz Tractor Co. in Seguin for $9,995. “The Hilbert Implement Co. bid had to be thrown out because the John Deere tractor they bid on did not meet our specifications.” McCoy explained. The furniture bids will be given to architect Chris DiStefano for review, but just a glance at the bids suggests that three companies may be supplying the jail furniture. The architect had broken the furniture bid down into three categories: regular office furniture, high density storage and custom-made storage units. In the first category Comal Office Products was the apparent low bidder with $35,828. Wayne Myers Co. of Edna bid $36,642, amd Centex of New Braunfels bid $40,827. County roundup On the high density storage, TAB Products of San Antonio was the apparent low bidder with $24,640. Wayne Myers also bid the second category at $25,023. On the custom-made items, only Wayne Myers bid on it with $7,372. However Myers, which bid the entire package, gave a total bid of $68,218 — $1,000 less than the three totals. In other business, commissioners called for bids on a new computer system for the jail costing around $50,000. Fred O’Neal, the county’s information systems service director, showed commissioners the different options and advantages of going with a new computer, including saving money on having to upgrade the Courthouse computer for some period of time. This will free seven ports on the Courthouse computer where the seven jail units will be removed and connected to the new jail computer. This plan also will give additional storage in the Courthouse computer because all of the booking data and the internal sheriff department data such as personnel records will go into the new computer. O’Neal said. The Courthouse computer and the new jail computer will have to be connected so that they can talk to each other about justice system information. To allow this communication, the $50,000 will include three sets of modems (one-to-one communicating terminals that allow two separate computers to talk to each other) and the connecting cables, two dedicated t the booking data and one used for all other functions. This will allow a speedier return of information from the justice system when booking needs to know about previous arrests, O’Neal explained. The bid will also include a software program from JIM Inc. that will allow the third circuit used for the less critical functions between the new jail computer and the Courthouse computer. They will be given a stand-in-line basis, which it does not now operate under. “By having the jail on a separate computer, it will also allow a direct connection between the TCIC-NCIC computer (the national and statewide computer that gives local law enforcement motor vehicle identifications, out-standing warrants on individuals and arrest and conviction histories.) “They are very strict about who has access to that information and under our present system the sheriff’s department cannot be connected directly to that state computer bank.” O’Neal explained. The county auditor suggested that the three computer terminals already budgeted (two for county court-at-law and the probate computer for the county clerk’s office) be added in with this bid package. “I bet we can get a better price if we go out for bids on all of this at the same time,” Bond said. More cheese, butter to be given away Cheese and butter will be distributed Tuesday beginning at IO a.m. at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish hall. The Community Council South Central Texas is issuing the USDA cheese and butter to eligible households. According to the Texas Depart ment of Human Resources guidelines, recipients will be required to complete an application to determine eligibility. Recipients also must provide proof of identification and income with food stamp identification. Medicaid card, AFDC eligibity letter, Social Security award letter, Social Security card. Veteran's Administration identification, or paycheck stub. Community Council workers ask that no one arrive at the church, at 138 W. Austin, before 9 a m. when numbers will be issed. For more information, call Community Council al 625-6268. Meese—Mexico cooperating on war on drugs in a statement late Thursday. Meese indicated that American officials will tone down criticism of the Mexican government’s response to the slaying and to the general problem of drug trafficking. Meese added that “we do want to step up and increase our own efforts in cooperation with the Mexican government against drug trafficking in Mexico.” WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Edwin Meese III said today U.S. officials are “moderately encouraged by the cooperation we’re receiving’’ from the Mexican government in the quest to combat drug trafficking. At his first news conference as the nation’s top law enforcement officer, Meese also said “there is no conflict” between the departments of Justice and State over how to deal with the Mexicans in the wake of the ab duction and slaying last month of American drug agent Enrique Camarena Salazar. One of 13 men detained in an investigation into drug trafficking has admitted he helped kidnap Camarena, officials said in Mexico City. 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