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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 7, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                0 Probe sought Henry says Tieken abusing her power ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer A local water amusement park owner Monday asked the state attorney general to investigate alleged abuses of power by the mayor of New Bob coowner of Landa Resort and Schlit explained his reasoning for the request by reading a prepared statement to the Rivers Oversight Committee Monday Included in the sevenpage Henry also alleges that the formation of the Rivers Oversight Committee is another step in a long process instigated by the mayor and others to control the areas rivers and jeopardize free enterprise and private property ownership along those In calling for the attorney general Henry cites two instances where he believes Mayor Barbara Tieken violated the citys charter by conducting and directing the conduct of the business of the He said the citys charter provides that the mayor shall be recognized as head of the city for ceremonial purposes and shall not have administrative In a letter to Attorney General Jim Henry says Tieken wrote a letter on city stationery concerning actions of the city which apparently concern violation of civil rightsT Henry also said the in a speech to City told of calling someone about water quabty See Page 10A 41 citations handed out for alcohol law violations By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission agents can tell that spring has sprung and tourists have started Citations for illegal consumption of alcohol have begun to with four agents issuing 41 citiations in their Sunday morning I imagine by Memorial Day we are going to have our hands senior agent Sam who supervises agents in Coma and Guadalupe Most of the citations were for consumption during prohibited a class C misdemeanor which brings a maximum of a But along with he also said some citations were given for a minor in possession of Those fines can have a maximum of Smelser Prohibited hours are from until noon Sunday in the Most people know you cannot buy during those Smelser but some try to claim they dont know it is illegal to consume in a public place during those A lot of people start hiding their containers when they see us Agents wrote most of the citations along River but some were also written on visitors to Comal Cranes Mill Park and another park on the north side of Canyon Parade Page 4A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Reagan praises Spains democracy Spain AP President overlooking criticism of his Nicaragua policy praised Spains progress as a democracy Tuesday and declared that the exceptions to the democratic tide in Spanishspeaking America can be counted on the fingers of one He identified them as entrenched military rule in Paraguay and Chile and communist tyrannies in Cuba and Nearing the end of his 10day European the president strolled through the gardens of El Pardo Palace with King Juan arranged talks with Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez and opposition leader Manuel Fraga and in a speech before Spanish community leaders cheered the beginning of a golden age of freedom on the Iberian Reagan said nations everywhere could benefit from the Reaganomics formula of lower deregulation of business and a diminished government role in private we is and the force of your example has inspired a he said in his speech at the Juan March Foun a sevenstory building housing a science and social welfare He also made a gentle pitch for his Central American saying that in country after the dicators have given way to the democratic aspirations of their people in the Western For the first Reagan the exceptions to democratic rule in that region can be counted on one notably in Cuba and Meanwhile in he any visitor here can see that freedom is Reagan is visiting at a time of protest aimed at pulling Spain out of NATO and closing four air and naval bases leased from Spain under a 1953 Spanish government leaders have expressed opposition to policy in Central including Reagans recent decision to impose economic sanctions against the Spanish govern ment is trying to keep things quiet during Reagans which ends Permits for demon strations have been denied for To protest that some Madrid residents shut of their lights on Monday night and were heard clanging pots and pans together for 10 But the clamor was out of earshot of who is staying at the El Pardo a 63room estate nine miles northwest of Madrid that served as Francisco Francos home and headquarters from 1939 until his is preparing to deliver a major address Wed nesday before the European parliament in Taking advantage of a change in Kremlin leadership and seeking to score points with a European Reagan was set to restate a variety of previous proposals for improving relations with the Soviet White House spokesman Larry See Page 10A Civil suit against sheriff thrown out District Court Judge Garcia ruled in favor of Sheriff Walter Fellers and sheriffs in vestigator Kermit Kroesche Friday in a civil suit brought by a former jail Bradford Allen currently serving a life sentence at Texas Department of Corrections as a habitual sued the two Comal County law enforcement officers and two jailer supervisors with the Bexar County Sheriffs Department for cruel and unusual punishment because they had put him in leg irons in Bullock had a history of escape Hot dog Justice Fellers said when he heard the We just try to do the right It isnt going to change what we do around The guy that booked him in might have decided to take them off after putting him in the jail had he noticed but we did have it written Escape Risk on his Fellers County Attorney Bill who defended the county law enforcement officers in the said Garcia had given a very favorable review of the and threw out Bullocks The judges ruling said wearing leg irons is not cruel and unusual punishment when there is reason to believe the person is an escape Reimer The only thing he said was that the sheriffs departments needed to exercise caution in how long the irons were kept on and the location of the Bullock spent 24 hours in Comal County Jail with the irons on and then returned to Bexar County Kroesche had been the booking of ficer the day Bullock was brought LILLIAN THOMAS DERYL Sunny work Pat Watkins of Star Erection Company works on the addition to New Braunfels Middle School under a hot The school will have a new fine arts facility when the projectpart of the 1983 bond packageis Inside Tuesday May 25 Cents 16 Pages Sections Suspects attorney levels charges By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A pile of legal motions filed on behalf of a 19yearold man charged with capital murder range from a change of venue request to bond reduction to restriction of Jesse Garibay is one of two San Antonio men charged in connection with the March 1 ganglandstyle shootings of five Mexican nationals off FM He has been in the Comal County Jail under bond since his arrest in Longview on March The other capital murder Rudy sought to reduce his bond to last But 22nd District Judge Charles Ramsay denied the and ordered Hernandez be held without Hernandez John Chunn and Mark have since in dicated they will ask the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to overrule the bond Attorney Carlos Resendez is also seeking to reduce Garibays bond to That along with the other pretrial motions for both are set for court The motions also ask the court to require the state to reveal any deals made by the District Attorney or his agents with any of the states wit nesses or any person charged with the same offense in the same in The motion to reveal the deal states that Garibay has been compelled to remain in the dark as to possible testimony from state wit and accuses the state of refusing to disclose the location of its key It also alleges the state has See Page 10A Todays Weather Expect cloudy nights and mornings with partly cloudy and warm afternoons through Wed Winds today will be from the southeast at 10 to 15 Todays high will reach 85 with tonights low dropping to The high Wednesday will be Yesterdays high was 85 and this mornings low was Sunset today is at and sunrise tomorrow at Water Watch 258 els down 4 502 cfs down 145 512cfslup30l down down Back To The Top The Texas baseball team has returned to the top of the college poll after romping to the South west Conference Page Budget Stalling A final Senate vote on the 1986 budget may be delayed until after President Reagan returns from his trip to Europe to give the president a chance to lobby wavering Majority Leader Robert Dole See PageZA CLASSIFIED 46B COMICS 23B CROSSWORD 3A DEARABBY 3B DEATHS 3A HOROSCOPE 3B OPINIONS 416 Comal River Canyon Canyon Oatn outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level SPORTS 89A TV LISTINGS 2B WEATHER 3A River business and property owners talked about their attitudes toward visitors and ways to educate tourists Mon It was the second meeting of the GuadalupeComal Rivers Oversight which was formed to develop an action plan for the two rivers in the After talking about some of the logistics of the committee such as meeting the group discussed one of the issues involved in managing the I think we reach a consensus that the public needs to be said Jane Abbott of Abbotts River Education of visitors one of river panels goals That would include lessons on water safety when to tube and where its traffic and pedestrian along with emergency vehicle access and the danger of illegal substance Other problems which education might help alleviate are and the group The group also talked about the attitude of the merchant in helping visitors find alternative en tertainment when the river is Most agreed that it has been an unwritten rule that business owners call other businesses and outfitters and often refer the over flow crowds to the Schlitterbahn water amusement Moderator Ed with the Texas Agricultural Extension asked committee members to talk to their groups and come up with more specific suggestions about public education and a definite target area for the The committee comprises representatives of various interest such as the Lake Dunlap and Gruene property owners associations and other landowner Also in the committee are cam pground owners and owners of city based water Three goals were outlined at the March workshop with the National Parks Service manage the user on the river to alleviate the problem of preserve the natural resources of the including the and water quality and and education and en forcement of the general public visitors to improve behavior pat McWilliams said the group will talk about river shore and public not all members of the committee see that the river has problems and question the need for See Page 10A Ramirez gets probated sentence in liquor theft By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A man pleaded guilty Monday to stealing liquor from a house off FM A coworker later drank himself to death with the stolen ac cording to Jesus Ramirez Ramirez of Mexico was placed on probation for five years for burglary of a A jury had been selected Monday to hear his but after lunch Mon Ramirez decided to enter a guilty Tom a visiting judge from set Ramirez Ramirez fellow Ruben of was found dead in a shack off FM 3159 in He died of acute Comal County Sheriffs Rudy Rubio said Ramirez and Bustos were involved in the burglary of a nearby Whispering Hills where they took six bottles of assorted a pair of binoculars and jewelry valued at They both went back to the shack and started Ramirez decided to go back to and Bustos stayed Rubio When everybody returned that See Page 10A   

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