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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 26, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Fastestover Indy BOO starts today at 11 Page 9A Lakers looking to break NBA finals losing streak Page 8A Matt works out at Lamar see page 1B New Braunfels New Texas Sunday May 50 Cents 80 Pages6 Sections Busy Memorial new jail keeps staff on toes By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A busy but relatively safe Memorial Day weekend has hit the Comal County Sheriffs Department in the midst of moving into the new jail and training a new Weve had a lot illegally parked cars that had to be towed away on River a lot of DWIs driving while and lots of minor but really hardly anything one dispatcher They really have us I think every reserve deputy we have is working this weekend either at one of the a dance or Sheriff Walter Fellers Fellers came in and out starting at 6 Saturday just trying to get and Chief Deputy Brian John said although everything seemed to be working fine at the new administrative he could not be sure until the department learned where everything We are just getting used to things here in the administrative area of the new Its sort of whats this button for John Some problems with the radio equipment required the Motorola people to come Fellers After we get the bugs worked out I think we are going to be a lot better off than we were with the old Fellers But today part of the time we could get out send but couldnt get back in and sometimes we could get in but not As many as 25 cars were towed from the no parking area along River I think we got a new bunch of tourists coming in Fellers because the last ones we just about had broke in to not park along River See Page 12A Reagan set to unveil revised tax plan WASHINGTON AP President who has criticized the federal income tax as an overly complex collection of is about to propose lower fewer deductions and a somewhat heavier burden on corporate In advance of the presidents scheduled broadcast speech Tuesday his aides are using the word populism to describe what the president has in And Reagan says major a key plank of his 1984 reelection is now all but But it will be up to Congress to decide whether and when major overhaul will come and what the final product will look And although every poll taken shows a majority favoring people are not exactly flooding Capitol mailboxes with letters demanding Reagan wants to set off such a flood with his speech and a series of campaign stops hailing a new tax system as the match that sets off a new economic The president hopes to convince Americans that his plan will bring lower taxes for most and fairness for See Page 12A Winning arms Canyons Ronnie Rittimann left and New Braunfels Ricky Gomez helped their teams set up a rematch between the schools in this weeks state Class 4A Rit DERVL CLARK HERALDZEITUNG timann threw a onehitter against Brownsville Pace and Gomez beat EdcouchElsa in relief on Details in Page Inside Water Watch Comal River 260 up 8 Canyon inflow 528 down 64 Canyon Dam outflow 614 same Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake laval down Holiday closings City the Courthouse and banks will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial There will be no garbage pickup on The HeraldZeitung will also close in honor of the Todays Weather It will be mostly sunny and hot for 0ie rest of the Memorial Day with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms tonight and loimroo BUSINESS 5A 112C H0ROSCOPE 2D KALEIDOSCOPE MOB OPINIONS 4A PUBLIC RECORDS 2A SPORTS A WEATHER 2A Back in town Houston attorney to fight for new Port trial By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Houston attorney Jack Zim mermann will return to New Braunfels Tuesday morning to fight for a new trial for convicted mur derer David But the state district judge who presided over Ports trial here last wont be coming 207th District Judge Robert Pfeuffer said McMaster asked State District Judge Jon Hughes to take over the Port case stock and Hughes has agreed to do and will preside over a set for 9 where he will decide whether Zimmermann can file a motion for a new was convicted in the June 1984 shooting death of 23yearold mail carrier Debora Sue A Comal County jury on March 15 sentenced him 75 years in Tuesdays hearing will also be heard in Comal because the case has not been transferred back to Harris County The Port trial was originally moved to New Braunfels in December 1984 on a change of venue from Harris because of extensive Zimmermanns attempt to file a motion for a new trial is based on recent reports that McMaster is not a resident of Harris thus disqualifying him from being a judge McMaster said early last week he would not rule on a motion for a new because it was not filed on But Zimmermann contends the question of McMasters authority and residency did not arise until the 30day period had Zimmermann also filed a motion to remove McMaster from the Port case which was heard last Thursday in Visiting Judge Ernest Coker denied the motion after nearly two hours of discussion with at but McMaster later voluntarily transferred the case to Hughes Zimmermann argued that See Page 12A Woman scours county for missing daughter A mother from Houston is asking Comal County residents to help her find her Kelly Colson believes her 21 monthold Joan Kelly may be in this Colson said her exhusband took the child 17 and never brought her The mother received an anonymous tip that he was in New According to Texas a parent may take his or her own child even if he or she does not have This U not a criminal but a civil We have contempt of court citations on Tommie a private investigator working for the And if we find the baby we have the papers for a deputy to pick her up In April Colson received a letter from her exhusband postmarked in Houston that said he wanted to patch up their and if she ever wanted to see Joan she would allow Jriioff to Msijiic be her UMiBhsirof The letter gave her no way to contact no forwarding she I found out after he took Joan that he had quit his job Colson which she said was against the divorce settlements orders since he carried health insurance on the She Joan was sick when he took She was getting over an upper respiratory Maybe a doctor here treated Colson The mother said Joan had no identifying birthmarks or Colson said when they were married her husband had taken the HeraldZeitung and looked for jobs in this area continuously when they lived in In fact one time we visited New Braunfels in 1983 so that he could apply for a truck driver He has a commercial the mother He liked it a lot around here and he had visited here many summers as a The last job he had was as a security just about the only kind of work he has Colson He even applied with the Houston police and he was taking some classes in law she But she thinks that her exhusband may not be working and is living off of money he saved while working and living with his mother in If anyone sees ray please call me at Colson JOAN KELLY COLSON sines 17   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