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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 28, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 M053 III OR GPL EX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 7524 ri 2S9 Reagan wins House vote for MX funding WASHINGTON AP The House today gave final congressional approval for spending billion on 21 more MX The vote cemented the first major legislative victory of President Reagans second The vote was 217 to The action ended a twoweek legislative ordeal that included four House and Senate a series of roadblocks once thought certain to scuttle the MX Most congressional leaders attributed Reagans triumph to his skillful lobbying and to his success in linking approval of the MX intercontinental nuclear missile to prospects for an acceptable arms control bargain with the Soviet Union coming out of the Geneva arms The House voted 219 to 213 Tuesday night to authorize the MX a step some House members contended is sufficient to show American resolve and to maintain the weapon as a bargaining chip at arms control talks in The Senate approved MX spending in identical 5545 votes last So the House vote will settle the matter for even though there is another fight on See Page ISA MX vote my most important Tom Loeffler He called his vote for the MX missile the most important of his and Tom Loeffler was working this morning to make sure that vote stood Loeffler whose 21st District includes Comal was on the winning side of Tuesdays 219213 vote for the Another vote this to ap propriate funds for the MX was to have been held around noon As chief deputy Loeffler has been on the House floor or on phone Wednesday and today to hold that slim his press Betsy said this Loeffler had been summoned to the White where President Reagan thanked him for his vote for the He Reagan stated correctly that this is one of the most im portant votes that will be cast during his term in Loeffler I expressed my very strong belief that for the time I have been in Washington since through however many years I will serve See Page 16A City races Map of Districts on Page 2A New Braunfels Hvrald New Texas Thursday March 25 Cents 28 Pages2 Sections bond issue delayed until fall C Hotel not answer By DANASTELL Staff writer A city bond issue election first set for May 25 is now scheduled to go before the voters in early At the present there are still a few items that have not been completely and totally worked said Mayor Barbara Tieken Wed nesday We intend to get these figures to such a point where we can say were talking about as an example the civic center im chairs will cost x number of and we need x number of Weve been able to do that with some of the items so But weve not been able to do that with the entire bond The mayor was talking to a workshop group comprised of City cityappointed Options and Opportunities and other special It was the fourth workshop since the bond was proposed in following recommendations from city and chamber of commerce The preliminary bond price was after receiving engineering and ar chitects estimate on some of the major the bond proposal is around That amount is recommended for civic center a per forming arts fire station construction and re construction of a city hall park and about million worth of street and drainage repair and We would like to take the date and move it back to either September or October to give us adequate time to finetune the entire bond Tieken When we go to the we want them to have a clear understanding of what it is were asking Tieken pointed out that the bond proposals wildl be presented in shopping list with each proposal a separate Councilmember Betty Lou Rushing said the bond proposal will be presented costby so everyone understands theyre getting the best for their tax One reason for the jump from the last bond estimate of near million is the addition of a preliminary figure for a city hall architect Ed Eubanks showed a slide presentation of four possibilities for a city hall One which he did not was to renovate the Schmitz Hotel for a city Eubanks said the old hotel contains even fewer square feet than the current city which would force the use of the building as an The cost of refurbishing the hotel to serve as city hall would be report because the buildings interior is not suitable for Eubanks also told the group that combining city hall with the central fire station on South Hill Street would create a backstreet image and because of along with the lack of he did not recommend that The two favorite suggestions were to renoyate and add on to the existing city hall on North Seguin Avenue or to raze that building and rebuild on the same Of the the majority Wed nesday liked the idea of renovating the current building and adding a upon which a second story could be added The existing constructed in is bursting at the Eubanks People employees are put where the space not where they need to Cost projections for working on the existing building range from million to while those for a new building go from million to City but toosmall building LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALD ZEiTUNG Council looks at costs for pool cover park land Thp nApH fnr a i The need for a cover over the Olympic pool was again outlined by swim coach Bud Dallmann at Wednesday nights bond Dallmann said a along with closing off and heating the bath and heating the would cost between million and But Mayor Barbara Tieken asked Dallmann to check into the cost of a bubble to cover the who started a swim team here 23 years said the bubble has a life expectancy of about 10 who said it would cost more than million to replace the said the facility is used only 40 percent of the With a he it could be utilized year bringing in more He pointed out that in there were individual and tickets sold for the Other bond items discussed Wednesday were the proposals for the park including a figure set aside for future land We desparately need additional land for the city for parks and anything said parks board chairman Carl We need the land and the sooner the better it is getting more expensive all the Other parks proposals include 2 murder indictments issued by panel development of Cypress Bend Park for a tennis and sports complex revitalization of some neighborhood parks and conservation and renovation at the golf course Construction of a performing arts center was again discussed Wed as the mayor asked that it and the civic center refurbishments be presented Cost for fixing up the civic center amounts to about As of Wednesdays the cost for a performing arts center was ten tatively set at But Mike who is on the committee studying the need for and construction of a performing arts told the group a deluxe auditorium could be built for about Walker said the auditorium for that would include rehearsal Inside meeting and a place for display of Walker said the originally talking about a seat was shooting way too low and that a seating capacity of to would be We either do this right or we dont do it at said Katie a member of the Options and Op See Page 16A By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Two San Antonio men were in dicted for capital murder in a special Comal County Grand Jury session The charges against Rudy Her and Jesse stemmed from the March 7 ganglandstyle shootings of five Mexican nationals off FM Four survived the but Victor Manuel Serrano of San Luis died of his Indictments handed down Wed nesday stated Hernandez and Garibay shot Cervan with a firearm in the course of commiting and at tempting to commit Both men allegedly offered the five Mexican who had crossed the border earlier on March a ride from San Antonio to Denton for a nominal The shootings occurred off FM 1863 where the pair allegedly stopped their car and ordered everyone They marched their victims into the shot them and left them to Both Hernandez and Garibay remain in custody in the Comal County Jail under bond The last time capital murder charges were issued in Comal County was in but that case ended without a trial when Francis Irving Chandler and George Edwin Pitt mann pleaded Each was assessed two consecutive life prison terms for kidnapping Robert and his 46yearold then sexually assaulting Williams and hanging her husband in a shed off Bear Creek Special grand jury sessions are also hard to come by Comal The last time District Attorney Bill Schroeder called on was for a child abuse case in See GRAND Page 15A Water Watch Comal River Canyon inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 274 cfs same 913 cfs up 2521 866 cfs same down up Todays weather Considerable late night and morning low cloudiness with partly cloudy afternoons and Dense early morning fog along the coastal CLASSIFIED 811B COMICS 8A DEARABBY 7A DEATHS 3A HOROSCOPE 8B KALEIDOSCOPE 6B OPINIONS 4A SCRAPBOOK 7B SPORTS 1214A STOCKS 15A Hitand run Teenager arrested lawsuit filed for damages A lawsuit seeking damages and a temporary restraining order against a 17yearold local high school student has been filed here in con nection with a hitandrun incident Jesse of 919 Comal is listed as one of 10 defendants in the original petition filed Wednesday in the District Clerks An arrest warrant was issued Monday for who turned himself into police Tuesday He was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon a but later released on a bond set by Municipal Court Judge David Plaintiffs in the lawsuit include 17 yearold Johnny Martinez and George who were allegedly struck Sunday night by a 1977 The younger man was released from McKenna Memorial Hospital Monday after New Braunfels Police Felix Roque said Johnny Martinez and at least three others were being See Page ISA Notes help police rescue kidnap victim A 22yearold Garland man was arrested for aggravated kidnapping Wednesday at a local restaurant after a Richmond woman left notes along Interstate 35 asking for As of presstime Bret Austin Cook was still in the Comal County Jail under a set by County CourtatLaw Judge Ron Cook was arrested Wednesday morning by New Braunfels Police Detective Juan Gusme after Linda slipped a distress note to a waitress at the Kettle Restaurant on Highway She said her ordeal started about 2 Wednesday when her car broke down on Highway 635 in Dallas She accepted a ride from this who then decided not to take her Gusme The mans true destination is still but Gusme said the woman said Cook had mentioned the Gulf Coast in They got on Interstate 35 and headed and she kept making excuses to She would go to the restroom and leave notes on toilet paper asking fortefe Gnome See Page ISA
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