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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 M053 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 Local 2 others die in bizarre wreck ByDANASTELL Staff writer A 28yearold New Braunfels man was killed early Wednesday morning In Guadalupe County when his pick up loaded with was struck by a 1977 Mack truck and trailer loaded with The threevehicle crash also killed two Gonzales It occurred Department of Public Safety reports show that JBrian Bowman of 1059 Mill was eastbound on US 90A near the GuadalupeGonzales County line when his pickup loaded with Class A was passed by a Chevrolet driven by Robert of The report states that Garcia was still in the westbound lane on a sharp bend in the road when his car collided headon with a 1977 tractortrailer rig loaded with several thousand Raul of Gonzales was headed to the Holly Farms processing plant near Seguin with the Hidalgo lost control of his truck on and it crossed into the eastbound colliding with Bowmans Both vehicles caught but the dynamite did not The report says a truck driver by took evasive ac tions to the right and went into die emergency lane before he was hit by the chicken All three men were pronounced dead at the The crash occurred east of Seguin and miles west of the Gonzales County town of Page 7A Legislative conference The 19th annual Texas Legislative conference opens tonight with the presentation of the Texan of the Year award at a reception at the Civic John this years is in Geneva for the arms reduction so Tom Loeffler will accept the award for the conference itself opens at 8 at the Civic and will feature a full agenda of state and national The topic will be Texas and Pays and How Much New Braunfels Herald New Texas 58 Thursday March 25 Cents 18 Sections Murder case Schroeder will call special panel By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Two capital murder now being held without bond in the Comal County will go before a special Grand Jury session Rudy and Jesse both of San were each charged with capital murder in connection with the March 7 ganglandstyle shootings of five Mexican nationals off District Attorney Bill Schroeder said Thursday he called the special grand jury to review the capital murder along with a couple of other cases that were not ready for the last session on March The last time Schroeder said he called a special grand jury session was for a child abuse case in Three indictments involving girls ages and were returned against Paul who was later tried for abusing the 15yearold and sent to prison for 20 Garibay was arrested Tuesday in a wooded area in He was chased from a residence and cor nered by a German Shepherd used by the Gregg County Sheriffs Office to track down Comal County Sheriffs Office Investigators Kermit Kroesche and George Gonzales went to Longview to retrieve They arrived here about 3 where Garibay was denied bond by Peace Justice Doc Hernandez was arrested on March 13 at a residence near He was ordered held without bond by Peace Justice Fred See Page 10A GNP poor showing surprises analysts DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG Deputy George Gonzales escorts murder suspect Jesse Garibay to Comal County Jail Garibay was arrested near in East Tuesday night WASHINGTON AP The economy is growing at a surprisingly sluggish rate of percent so far this down sharply from the pace set in the government estimated The Commerce Department put growth in the gross national product the broadest measure of economic health at its slowest rate since a weak percent pace turned in from July through September last In other bad the report said inflation is heating A measure of prices tied to the GNP the implicit price deflator is rising at an annual rate of percent in the stillunfinished first the fastest clip since a percent pace in the second quarter of The new report caught analysts by Most predicting the economy was growing at an an nualized rate of around 4 percent this about the rate they expect for the entire While that pace would be below the percent growth turned in during it vould still be a healthy rate for the third year of an economic Most economists believe the economy must expand at a pace of at least 3 percent to create enough new jobs to keep unemployment The third quarter slump in activity last year had brought on worries of an impending Those fears were eased when growth rebounded in the final three months of last Todays revised the extent of that rebound from an earlier reported percent rate to a slightly smaller percent The Commerce Departments flash estimate of growth is made before a quarter is Todays report contains complete data only for January with estimates for GNP for Western industrial nations In percent change United States 5 United Kingdom 83 65 1982 83 84 85 America the world in 1984 figure wound up at and the current 1985 rate has dropped to percent February and The quarterly estimate is subjectto several rounds of revisions later in the Much of the deterioration in growth stemmed from the jump in the in flation Before inflation was taken into the economy was calculated as expanding at an annual rate of percent in the first actually up from the percent rate of the fourth quarter last as measured by the price picked up from percent in the final three months of the year to percent in the JanuaryMarch This dragged the growth of the inflation adjusted GNP down to The report also put blame for the sluggish growth on the countrys poor performance in foreign It projected that imports are rising sharply in the first robbing domestic manufacturers of Even though the rate of growth in imports slowed during the final three months of the country posted its worst merchandise trade deficit in history a billion The report also projected that business investment in plant and inventories and residential con struciton will show little im provement during the first three months of the About the only bright spot in the economy is continued strength in consumer Economists have been expressing concern with the countrys weak trade blamed in large measure on the high value of the which makes goods more expensive and more difficult to sell Pipeline coalition Groups organizing to keep tabs on proposed project Inside By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A coalition of local citizens groups opposing construction of the proposed crude oil pipeline over the Edwards Aquifer will ask local governments to pass resolutions against the We are asking city and county the GBRA Guadalupe Blanco River Authority and other governmental agencies for resolutions opposing the Cheryl president of the Rivers and Lakes Action said in an interview after the Other groups joining the coalition that met Monday and Tuesday night Pipeline wont cross Loeffler told Tom Loeffler met with Ail American Pipeline president Roger Williams this and was promised that the pipeline route would avoid the Edwards The Edwards Underground Water District and officials in Comal and Bexar counties will be notified of Jeff an aide to Loeffler RHunt Williams was enroute to the Louisiana office and could not be reached for And other company executives in Celeron or Goodyear Tire and Rubber the parent companies or AllAmerican were unwilling to comment at are the Beck Ranch Property Owners Association and the Lake Dunlap Property Owners The groups decided to find a common course of action after the town meeting last week with representatives of the AllAmerican Pipeline gave few answers to citizen The coalition is also looking into a possible lawsuit against the Department of the Interior or All American Pipeline the firm planning to build the 30inch heated crude oil pipeline from to The three organizations have signed a letter to Secretary of the Interior Donald asking for an answer to the Is the Department of the Interior in violation of National Environmental See Page 10A MX missile has edge in officials say WASHINGTON AP The congressional battle over the MX the winner of two carbon copy votes in the moves on to the House where some opponents concede another major victory for President Reagan is in the I wish it wasnt but there have always been the votes1 to pass David In my its always been I think there is in the House now about a 10vote victory for said Ron And the president has just started making calls on the House But other MX encouraged by Wednesdays 2826 recommendation by the House Appropriations Com mittee to kill MX predicted the final tally will be extremely with an upset Its a hard said House Speaker Thomas an MX Its a vote of We still think we have an excellent chance of But he acknowleged that personal lobbying by Reagan for the weapons system injects an extra dimension that is difficult to The power and the popularity of the president is awesome its as awesome as the weapon ONeill Reagan is one of the greatest lobbyists of all said House See Page 10A Water Watch Hard Hitters Comal Canyon inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 8b2clsupl8 856 cts tsjmei uip 904 17 nip 04 Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and cooler today with northwesterly winds at 1520 It will be fair becoming sunny and mild on Friday with easterly winds near 10 The high today will be in the upper low tonight in the upper and a high on Friday near This mornings low was and yesterdays high was Sunset will be at and sunrise Friday will be at School Discipline A bill that would give school administrators authority to suspend students who present a danger in the school gained ten tative approval from the The House on Wednesday also approved and sent to the Senate a bill by Wilhelmina D that would double college tuition for Texans at statefinanced colleges this Other tuition also would Page 3A Canyons baseball statistics have improved dramatically since this time last And the difference is apparent on the Thursday Page CANYON LAKE 3B CLASSIFIED 58B COMICS 9A CROSSWORD 4B DEARABBY 1B DEATHS 2A HOROSCOPE 4B KALEIDOSCOPE IB OPINIONS 4A SCRAPBOOK SPORITS STOCKS 2B 68A 10A TV LISTINGS 9A WEATHER 2A
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