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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 19, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                H WOMBLF BOX 4R4od T 75245 Celtics shock seek sweep in Sports Gunslingers lose game to 2421 in Sports baseball playoffs New Braunfels Herald New Texas CISD bonds pass by wide margin By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Comal ISO voters passed a million bond issue Saturday by almost a threetoone The districts first bond election in 11 years passed with or 72 percent voting for the proposal and 529 or 28 percent Those two groups represented about 18 percent of the districts eligible After the results were Superintendent Bill Brown said hard work and communication pulled the million proposal over the It passed because we were honest with the We kept it and everybodys hard work paid The bond package includes major renovations and additions for all nine CISD A new Smithson Valley High School for students and a new Canyon Middle School for 800 are planned within the next two to three along with the con version of the current Smithson Valley a junior high Bulverde Elemetnary into Bulverde Primary for kindergarten through second andBulverde Middle into Bulverde Elementary for grades three through Brown said he felt like needs at Comal Elementary and both Buiverde campuses were the most immediate and the board would Boxbybox totals FOR AGAINST Bulverde SVHS Slarlzville Comal Bracken Canyon Valley Absentee TOTALS 339 63 116 53 114 414 138 92 46 27 57 20 67 177 91 44 529 probably seek to meet those needs Those 10 classrooms at Comal are definitely a top he The issue also calls for five new classrooms at Smithson Valley Middle School now six at Canyon High four at Frazier four at Bulverde six at Mountain Valley seven at Goodwin 10 at Comal and eight presently under con struction at Bulverde Primary now Bulverde Board President Leroy Goodson said he never thought one area would try and defeat the because we had needs at every end of the Im delighted tonight for The overall past effort has been to work and thats the current goal of this Were a district as a and thats the way its got to he At a victory party Saturday trustee Carter Casteel said she was pleased the district appears to be united and pulling in the same We are finally one school district not east and just And Im grateful we have patrons who believe the children come and they have to have seats in the classroom to she Brown said if everyone hadnt worked so hard in selling million I think it would have failed because it was so But you have to remember were making up 11 years with this Payasyougo is a great thing to if you can do But it just outgrew this I think the key word is com and to keep it going between the schools and the I dont care whos sitting here five years from The key is com Ive been over and cow to talk Brown The Bracken Volunteer Fire Department even made me an honorary member because I spent so much time out But it paid and it feels Brown Casteel and Goodson jump for joy on the Casteels trampoline at the victory party Sunday May 50 Cents 56 Pages Sections New trial sought for Port The attorney for convicted killer David Port thinks his client deserves a new trial in the wake of charges that the judge who presided over Ports murder trial may have violated state Harris County prosecutors have launched an investigation into a charge that Judge McMaster lives in Galveston County and not Harris where he serves as 179th district If that would be a violation of state law which specifically requires judges to live in their district two years prior to their election and during their terms of The charge was raised on a Houston television and Gene an investigator for attorney Jack has an affidavit on file in Harris stating he obtained a copy of a warranty deed conveying property to McMaster and his wife on Zimmermann represented Port last March when the 18yearold was tried here for murder of a 23yearold Houston mail carrier last The trial was moved to New Braunfels on a change of venue from Harris and Port was con victed and sentenced on March 16 to 75 years in An amended motion for a new trial on behalf of Port was filed here last It states Judge McMaster was not qualified to act as a district judge due to acts or omissions on his See Page IDA Inmate dies after being put in wrong van HUNTSVILLE AP A prison inmate died after being placed in a transport van instead of an am bulance for a threehour trip back to his unit from the prison hospital in where he was undergoing treatment for officials David serving an 18 year sentence for a Harris County died of cancer of the pan creas and jaundice March 5 while riding in a van1 after he was discharged from the Texas Depart ment of Corrections medical unit at the John Sealy Hospital in It was employee Armond TDCs medical told the Dallas Times He was supposed to have gone by ambulance directly back to our regional facility the Huntsville Unit They didnt do State Ray R called the incident pitiful and said that the employees involved should be who is active in prison system also said he was especially upset about the case in light of the recent settlement of a 13 yearold prison reform lawsuit against the Stuff like that is going to keep them prison officials in trouble with the federal Keller If people like that got fired on the it would quit Start said that employees in volved have been well This is not going to be tolerated by Rebecca Creek crossing was a deadend for cars Saturday Swollen Guadalupe blocks crossings By ROBERTJOHNSON Staff writer Runoff from Friday mornings heavy rains hit the upper Guadalupe River in Comal County making at least two low water crossings At 5 the Guadalupe River was flowing at cubic feet per second at the Spring Branch gauge west of Canyon At least six inches of rain fell on the Guadalupes watershed northwest of Kerrville Friday causing a massive increase in the inflow into the The inflow had been only 369 cfs Thursday County road crews blocked oft Rebecca Creek and Spring Branch also known as Spechts crossings Saturday as the river made both Corps of Engineers hydrologists had predicted the flow could reach as high as The Corps office at Canyon Lake Saturday advised caution for river activities through as the flow was expected to remain The outflow at Canyon Dam remained at 442 although the Corps office indicated the actual flow downstream from the dam might be higher due to runoff from the recent rains GuadajupeBlnnco River Authority planned to monitor the inflow this Comal River Canyon inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Ldke level Water Watch 250 down 36 up same down 13 Todays Weather It will be partly cloudy and warm through Monday with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms Sunday increasing to 30 percent on Winds will be easterly today at 1015 miles per Highs today and Monday will be in the mid 80s with a low tonight in the mid weekend before making a decision on changing the David GBRA director of planning and said The inflow had increased the level of Canyon Lake to feet above sea level by 11 The lake level had been Friday The cfg inflow was a marked contrast to last when the upper Guadalupe dried up during the height Of last summers Donna one of the prisoners attorneys in the reform said she had received numerous complaints from seriously ill inmates about uncomfortable trips back to their She said TDC has an insufficient number of am Dixon had been receiving treat ments for cancer of the pancreas but was being sent back to the Huntsville hospital because he was not responding to Start Doctors had planned to allow him a few weeks of rest before attempting treatments The van was taking several other TDC inmates back to their units and See Page 10A Inside Firemen double as Page 1B Preakness Prize Tanks Prospect set a Pimlico record in winning the Preakness by a nose Page Texas Baseball Astros Cards 5 Rangers Chisox 2 BUSINESS CLASSIFIED 6148 COMICS 2C CROSSWORD 8C DEAR ABBY 4B DEATHS 2A ENTERTAINMENT 1C HOROSCOPE 2C OPINIONS 4A PUBLIC RECORDS 2A SPORTS 79A WEATHER 2A   

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