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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 17, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Youth Show winners rake in the ribbons A section Saint Patricks Day New Braunfels 410 M053 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 Hogs fall in NCAA Page 9A Sunday March 1985 New Texas 4r 50 Cents 56 Pages 5 Sections Port gets 75year sentence By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The highlypublicized murder trial of David convicted Friday of killing a 23yearold Houston mail ended Saturday with a 75year prison A jury of nine men and three women deliberated 22 hours Saturday before setting Ports punishment and assessing a It took jurors equally as long Friday to decide Ports guilt in the June 7 slaying of Debora Sue who disappeared while delivering mail to the Ports affluent neigh Her body was discovered two days later near Cypress Creek in Harris The teenager showed no emotion when the punishment recommendation was made by the or when State District Judge Mc Master formally sentenced him moments There was a brief meeting behind closed doors between Port and his whose refusal to testify against their son before a Harris County last year put them both behind Then Port was led away in handcuffs to the Comal County Jail as his family and friends wiped away the Nobody ever likes to listen to a sentence come back like defense attorney Jack Zimmerrnann Its like an aging You prepare for his but when it its still a Woody the victims 33yearold said the sentence was still not Well never have our sister Darlene one of Schatz sisters who also watched the entire said she was Ive been waiting a long The victims Barbara was not present for the but has filed a million wrongful death suit against the Her Albert died of a heart attack shortly after his daughter was Prosecutors said Port will have to serve at least 20 years before becoming eligible for but defense attorney Jack Zirn mermann said he intended to appeal the ver dict and This conviction is not in accordance with the he said We have a legitimate disagreement in this case on what the law and an 18yearold has been sent to prison based on a single mans interpretation of the Zimmermanns comments concerned the admissibility of an oral statement allegedly made by Port to Houston police officer Irma LaresSauseda after his arrest on June She testified Port told her he killed the mail wrapped her body in trash bags and threw her in a I dont remember everything that hap but I do remember walking her upstairs with my I know I missed her many See Page 14A Issues and answers Kent Hance John Tower Max Sherman Panels take shape for conference Former Senator John Tower is scheduled to be honored Thursday as Texan of the Year at the 19th annual Texas Legislative He will be honored at Thursday at a special reception at the Civic The reception kicks off the annual Tower is currently in serving as chief arms negotiator for the United He has made arrangements for someone to accept the award for him if he is not able to return for the The conference is sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the Texas State Chamber of Com This the conference will attack The Texans and Taxes Who Pays and How will be discussed by state and national The conference begins at 8 Friday with registration at the Civic At local attorney David chair man of the conference arrangements will call the event to Chamber of Commerce President John Doster will welcome the con ference delegates and Max director of the LBJ School of Public Affairs in in Austin will give the opening Former Kent Hance will act as moderator for the The first panel begins at 9 and will tackle state Speakers for the state panel are State Gonzalo D Austin State Buster RLake Jackson State Charles DHurst State Stan D and State Frank DSan The national which begins at will include Michael D Houston and Tom R The conference ends Friday with a luncheon at the Civic At 2 Friday the Greater AustinSan Antonio Corridor Council will sponsor a forum on funding for higher The forum is free and will be at the Civic DAVID PORT of murder Arms talks may be lengthy Switzerland AP American and Russian negotiators have set the stage for what is ex pected to be lengthy and complex bargaining on nuclear and space The eventual aim of the talks is ending the nuclear arms race on earth and preventing its extension to outer Edward who was a member of a senate ob server group at the opening of the talks last summed up the prospects for an accord when he told a reporter It will be a long The Joseph took a similar line when he I think its going to take quite a few more negotiating sessions for us to make an assessment of whether or not we are near agreement or The chief Soviet Victor on the other sounded a more hopeful note when he told reporters in the Soviet mission that if both sides want an accord you can do that on the kitchen here or somewhere The past week has seen the usual routine of delegation arrival and a first fullscale meeting at which opening positions were put on the table by Karpov and by the chief Max Nothing of substance has slipped by a confidentiality agreement the two sides reached at their get acquainted meeting Tuesday in the Soviet a modernistic structure behind a black steel On Thursday came the first full scale meeting of the three negotiators on each side who will See Page 14A Inside Todays Weather Cloudy skies will remain although the sun may peek out some this Theres a 20 percent chance of rain and an expected high in the upper Tonights low will drop to the upper Winds will be from the north at 10 Saturdays low was 49 and the high was Sunset tonight will be at and Mondays sun will rise at Gunslingers flop Still unable to find any the San Antonio Gunslingers were routed by the Los Angeles in Saturday Details in No bum steer David Waldrip and his grand champion steer wait for the bidding to be completed during Saturday livestock auction at the Comal County Youth Waldrips steer was bought by First Federal Savings and which has purchased the top steer for the past several The selling Hefty prices paid for top animals Show bear Handmade by a Minnesota this grumpy honey bear is one of the more unusual items at the semiannual antique show and sale at the Civic The show concludes Sunday it runs from noon to Water Watch Comal Rivei Canyon Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 262 els same 856 cfs up 56 up not available OC The Comal County Junior Livestock Show and Sale ended Saturday night with around brought in by grand champions and reserve grand champions David Waldrips grand champion steer earned in the auction bid by First Federal Savings and Loan and the reserve champion earned bid by Comal Title Picture Tillman Square One and the law firm of Lamon and The grand champion hog received in the auction bid by Alamo Redland Worth and Krause and Saur Con struction Reserve champion was sold for to Cliff Barnes Oil The grand champion lamb went for photos inside to New Braunfels National Bank and Producers The reserve champion lamb earned bid by Alamo Transport and General The grand champion turkeys highest bid was made by Leroy Neuse and the reserve champion turkeys highest bid was made by Alamo Haulers and Midcap Grand champion rabbit went for bid by Goerkes Country Tri County Tinshorn Mid Market and Jumbo The reserve champion went for bid See Page 14A well Pipeline plan prompts action from McAlister By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer The aftershocks of two public meetings on the proposed crude oil pipeline that will traverse Comal County have been felt as far away as the state capitol and the board room of Goodyear Tire and Ron vice president and project manager of AllAmerican Pipeline which plans the 30inch heated pipeline from to Freeport to carry barrels of highsulfured crude a gave a slide presentation and fielded questions at the Edwards Un derground Water District Board meeting and a public meeting in New Braunfels AllAmerican is a whollyowned subsidiary of Celeron which is whollyowned by State representative Edmund Kuempel whose legislative aide Ray Spivey attended both sent a letter to Railroad Commission Chairman Buddy Temple asking for no permit to be granted for the pipeline to cross the Edwards Kuempel also wanted a public hearing on the project and an en vironmental impact statement to be After hearing more about the All American Pipeline I strongly believe there are many unanswered questions concerning the environmental impact on our Kuempel In much more con sideration should be given to the pipeline crossing the Edwards Aquifer the sole source water supply for a number of in cluding San Because of the importance of the one spill or leak would be one too he AllAmerican applied 21 for an operating permit from the Railroad Commission and in February received a pipeline permit covering the route from the Texas border to but not on the McCamey to Freeport which includes Comal and Guadalupe It withdrew the application on the rest of the route Kyle part owner of Guadalupe Cattle Guadalupe Realty and Questor Pipeline whose land the pipeline is one of many property owners against the pipelines route and has taken a different angle to defeat If Goodyear Tire and Rubber persists in building this line it is ray suggestion to the people of Texas that See Page MA
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