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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 23, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                n Body of local resident found Sunday off 306 By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A ruling on whether Alfredo Mario Aguilar of 1 Sauder Lane was murdered or committed suicide last weekend has not been made by Peace Justice Harold died from two gunshot wounds to his head by a caliber semiautomatic His body was found about 7 Sunday on private property off FM 306 about six miles north of New Krueger said today he would not officially rule on the cause of death all the paperwork is and that could take several In his preliminary autopsy Travis County Medical Examiner Roberto Bayardo indicated the entry of the gunshot wounds was through Aguilars and the bullets then followed an upward The gun was fired with the barrel inside his Krueger Comal County Sheriffs Rudy Rubio said the rifle was found next to Aguilars which was lying next to an unregistered He also indicated neither the weapon nor the vehicle belonged to the Rubio said Aguilars last place of employment was but Our investigation showed he hadnt been there for about a Sheriffs Investigator Kermit Kroesche said the vic tims car was found about Sunday at the in tersection of 306 and Purgatory TX Trial delayed Amaros attorney seeks change of venue A New Braunfels man scheduled to go on trial for murder Monday did mainly because of publicity over a separate murder charge here last Ramon Amaro of 2091 Michigan was arrested Saturday night in the shooting death of 26yearold Jesse whose body was found on Wegner Road early Saturday Hernandez had been shot six times in the back with what appeared to be a caliber Amaro was scheduled to go on trial Monday for the April 1984 murder of 26yearold Theodore Yanas of 614 But Court Administrator Martin Allen said his Charles requested time to prepare an amended change of venue in light of A story Sunday titled Local man charged with murder after body found incorrectly stated that Ramon Amaro was acquitted of the murder of Theodore indicted in in the Yanas has not been tried Amaros most recent Judge Charles Ramsay agreed to give him a See Page 12 Guns rally falls Page 6 New Braunfels HeraldZcitun New Texas 80 Tuesday April 25 Cents 12 Pages Gas pain Fuel prices push inflation rate higher WASHINGTON AP Soaring gasoline prices sent the inflation rate up percent last the government reported Food costs held Analysts said the overall increase at the retail the sharpest since January stemmed mostly from actual higher gasoline costs plus an unusual seasonal adjustment factor that made the final figure look even Food also seasonally ad were flat for the first time since last But motor fuel costs ended a three month decline and rose percent after falling percent in the previous Without the seasonal a process intended to remove periodic forces from the overall March prices rose the same as in Coupled with the percent seasonally adjusted gain in February and the percent in the Labor Departments Consumer Price Index so far this year has risen a moderate percent at an annual This compares with a 4 percent rise for all of last Analysts expect inflation will run at about the same pace in giving the United States its fourth straight year of moderate As recently as prices soared percent in a single and that followed a percent jump in Both figures were attributed in large part to drastically higher fuel prices as revolution in Iran plunged oil markets into causing gasoline lines in the United States and shortages around the Since crude dil prices have declined sharply until have translated into lower prices at the gasoline pump as wunnerful Lawrence Welk and his bubble machine have felt right at home at a recent Boy Matthew Hoffman left might Scout and LESLIE KRIEWALDl HERALD ZEITUNb Vernon Effenberger take a bubble break between CityChamber water plan passes on Mayors vote Inside By PATRICIA YZNAGA KING andDANASTELL Staff writers After getting support from Chamber of City Council Monday approved a yearround water quality testing program on a 43 Mayor Barbara Tieken broke the tie in favor of the which outlines where and when to and how to make the results Council members Betty Lou Valdemar Espjnoza and Max Winkler voted for the while Joe Skip Stratemann and James Goodbread were Earlier the Chamber passed a resolution supporting the citys water sampling program and promised to help the city publicize any meaningful information concerning the Some citizens opposed testing for fecal conform saying it was Opponents said testing gives people the impression that the city is worried about bad said this is a routine thing that we are doing which shows that we are concerned with the On Michie he proposed amending his original plan to include a test site on the Guadalupe Other testing for AprilthroughSeptember are Landa Lake at the springfed pool Landa Street Clemens and Union Avenue Michie plans OctoberthroughMarch tests at the Landa Street bridge and the Union Avenue Michie said that although weekly test results will be the city will have no comment other than The water is back to normal in New Braunfels and we welcome visitors when the tests are Only after the fecal conform level exceeds 500 organisms per 100 milliliters and the water flow is less than 100 cubic feet per will the city warn swimmers against high conform Michie also said that announcement will come upon the advice and recommendation of a public health physician and not from Council members called for a lowkey testing program and continued efforts in finding sewage leaks and other sources of contamination when River property owner Gary Henry called the plan ill See Page 12 Water Watch Comal River cfs samel Canyon inflow cfs up 74 Canyon Dam outflow 459cfsldown 378 Edwards Aquifer down Canyon Lake down Todays Weather Temperatures today are ex pected to reach the upper80s and drop to the low60s Wednesday will be partly cloudy and warm Winds will vary between 1015 miles per hour this Mondays high was 87 and theis mornings low was Sunset will be at and sunrise will be at CLASSIFIED 811 COMICS CROSSWORD 12 DEAR ABBY DEATHS HOROSCOPE OPINIONS SPORTS WEATHER City rejects 306 rezoning ByDANASTELL Staff writer City Council Monday night denied one zoning sent another back to the planning arid approved two others one on the condition that some questions be answered by the next ordinance On April 2 the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended zoning classifications for four recently annexed Mondays council meeting was inundated with citizens ready to protest most of those The and most quickly dispensed request was the change of zoning on a twomile strip along FM 306 from Rl single family to C 1 local business and C3 com Two property owners appeared at the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting to ask for commercial zoning and settled upon the com missions decision to ask for Cl zoning from the old city limits to Bretzke Lane and C3 from Bretzke to the remainder of the Council noted Monday that the commissions vote was with four members voting one voting and two Two property owners also ap peared Monday supporting com mercial but they were out numbered by a throng of residential property owners opposing the John Landry said there is absolutely no need for Cl zoning at this time because there are other commercial areas in Lets keep these areas along FM 306 North and Texas 46 North as pristine and lovely as possible by maintaining Rl he When property is it comes into the city with Rl The FM 306 property now will retain that Council returned to Planning and Zoning Commission the question of zoning for 240 acres south of the city between FM 1044 and Morningside This zoning plan was shot down Monday night which was recommended for F2 single and twofamily The tract is bounded by the former city limits on the Green Meadows subdivision on the and Garden Grove subdivision on the See Page 12 Cogdill wont get job back CISD Five Comal ISO trustees voted Monday night for the nonrenewal of former Smithson Valley High principal Lilla Mae Cogdills con tract for the 198586 school Board President Leroy Goodson was and trustee Erwin Lehmann Cogdill won her dismissal case last October with the Commissioner of who agreed with Cogdills claim that she was a non probationary employee when her contract wasnt renewed in March of CISDs contention and still that Cogdill had not completed two years of continuous employment with the district in March of and was not entitled to written notice of the reasons for nonrenewal nor to a hearing before the the commissioners decision has not become due to a pending appeal by CISD to the District court in Travis When trustee Carter Casteel made the nonrenewal motion Monday she also stated any board action is subject to the outcome of the districts pending appeal in Travis Cogdill also has a pending lawsuit in federal district court in San An which her James filed last That suit asks for a jury com pensatory and punitive and reinstatement as a high school principal or some other position of comparable status and The whole purpose of what the board did last night was to put an end to the run of her Heidelberg said It was strictly a legal but were still engaged in efforts to resolve this   

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