New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 14, 1985, Page 9

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June 14, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Burn that midnight oil White still faces 400 bills, including tuition hike AUSTIN (AP) — Gov. Mark White says he still has some 400 bills to consider before a midnight Sunday deadline. Among those remaining are the $37.2 billion state budget, a bill to triple college tuition and one to require motorists to wear seat belts. They must be signed or vetoed by midnight Sunday, or they become law without White’s action. The governor said anti-crime legislation he signed Thursday shows the state can protect its citizens. “We are doing something about crime in Texas. We are doing something about criminals and we are doing something for victims,” White said. The victims’ bill of rights calls for notifying and explaining procedures in the criminal process to victims, including pretrial release of suspects, trial, sentencing and parole. It also provides for written input from victims regarding the physical, financial and emotional effects of crime on them, and says that will be considered by the parole board before a prisoner is released on parole. The legislation to have parole laws explained to Juries was sponsored by Sen. Buster Brown, R-Lake Jackson. The bill allows juries considering punishment recommendations to be told the effects of parole laws and “good time” rules on the length of time an inmate serves in prison. Another bill signed by White will require lawyers to bring up an error in an indictment before the time of trial. The state then will have an opportunity to correct the error. The governor also praised bills that he said will help crack down on inhalant abuse. The bills increase penalties for possession and use of toxic inhalants, better define abusable glues and spray paint, specify which cannot be sold to persons under age 17 and give greater flexibility in commitment proceedings for chronic abusers. As for bills he has yet to sign, White said he is inclined to approve the measure tripling state college tuition to $12 per semester hour this fall. White said he is satisfied that the bill includes sufficient funds to permit poor students who are otherwise qualified to attend college. White also said he is weighing the seat belt bill. “I hate to see government interfere with individual liberties and I hate to see government mandate decisions that might be wise for citizens to adopt on their own,” he said. “At the same time, I don’t like to see these increasing numbers of deaths on the highway, many of which could be prevented by the use of seat belts.” Other bills signed by White included: — A measure that would authorize a foreign trade zone if a Texas location is selected for the Saturn automobile manufacturing plant. — A bill to allow hearsay or second-person testimony in child abuse cases. — A bill calling for suspension of a driver’s license if the driver carries no liability insurance. Texas comes out ahead in clean water funding WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas and other high-growth states will come out ahead if final approval is won on amendments to the Clean Water Act. The Senate Thursday unanimously approved the measures to continue federal aid for wastewater treatment. The states with booming growth would get a bigger share of the money if the amendments are approved by the House and become law. The action allocates funds at three times the level sought by the Reagan administration. It came after big-state lawmakers dropped a threat to tie up the legislation with a filibuster. The lawmakers from larger states were opposed to a revised allocation formula that would have cost their states almost $290 million a year in federal grants. “Texas and other high-growth states have been shortchanged for too long,” Sen. Lloyd Bentsen, D-Texas, a ranking member of the Environment and Public Works Committee which developed the new formula for distributing funds. A compromise resulted in a formula that would shift about $225 million from 19 states, most of them bordering the Great I^kes and Atlantic Ocean, and give it to mostly smaller states, many of them in the South and West. The big winners would be Texas, $34.4 million; Washington, $25.2 million; and Florida, $25.2 million. The big losers would be New York, $43 million a year; California, $37.7 million; and Ohio, $21.9 million. The bill, approved 94-0, was sent to the House. The revised funding formula appears headed for trouble there, where a House committee recently endorsed a continuation of the current program into the 1990s. Bentsen said the new formula would give Texas an additional $270.8 million over the next nine years for construction of wastewater treatment facilities. Under the old formula, Bentsen said, Texas would have received $691.5 million through 1994 compared to the new formula’s $962.3 million total. Briefly Father shoots himself after assault sentence DALITS (AP) — Moments after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting his 12-year-old daughter and being sentenced to seven years in prison, a man fatally shot himself in the Dallas County Courthouse, authorities say. State District Judge Jack Hampton said he had just pronounced sentence on Jerome Roady of Mesquite when the shooting occurred about 4:15 p.m. Thursday in a woman’s restroom directly behind his courtroom. Roady, 39, died at 8.50 p.m. while in surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital, assistant administrator Claude McCain said. Governor appoints S. A. mayor as Aggie regent AUSTIN (AP) — San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros has been named by Gov. Mark White as a new member of the board of regents of Texas A&M University. Cisneros, 37-year-old graduate of A&M, will fill a vacancy created by the resignation of H.R. “Bum” Bright, Dallas oilman and principal owner of the Dallas Cowboys 629 2128 New Braunfels ■ professional football team, who was appointed by former Republican Gov. Bill Oements. The term will extend to Jan. 1,1987. Anti smut march coming to Dallas LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The Rev. Jerry Falwell says he and other television evangelists will lead an anti-pornography march through Dallas against the parent company of 7-Eleven convenience stores. Falwell said television preachers will bring busloads of people from all over the nation for the I^bor Day march against Southland Corp., which is headquartered in Dallas. The preachers want 7-Eleven to stop selling Playboy and Penthouse magazines nationwide. Woman seeks Texas Supreme Court seat AUSTIN (AP) — San Antonio Court of Appeals Judge Shirley Butts has announced as a Democratic candidate for the Texas Supreme Court. If she is successful she would be the first woman elected to the state’s highest court. 899 2316 Starkville Medical Weight Clinic •Licensed Physician • Professional proven weight control Where your health comes First Call For Free Consultation (Across from Golden’s Steak House) 629-2990 No Contracts to Sign 974 Loop 337 New Braunfels, Tx Price Goes Up Monday! RGA XL IOO #FKR468 Wood Grain Cash •349“ Credit Card WE BEAT FRISCO’S Open Sunday We Service What We Sell Add Up Years of experience add up. And Henry T Martin has been with Southwestern Life for 12 years. We’re proud of Henry’s achievements and congratulate him on this anniversary. Henry’s experience and knowledge add up to more expertise for you. HENRY T. MARTIN 353 Landa St. New Braunfels, Tx. 78130 6252343 ES Southwestern Life People with Answers Hijackers hit TWA; one hostage shot ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -Hijackers seized an Athens-to-Rome TWA flight today with 153 people aboard, mostly Americans. The pilot said the hijackers had beaten passengers, threatening to kill them and blow up the plane. The plane was refueled in Beirut and was forced to fly to Algiers, where it landed at 9:30 a.m. Two American women passengers who were freed from the plane in Beirut reported shots were fired, and one said a man was wounded. The hijackers, who were reportedly armed with grenades, machine guns and pistols, forced the pilot to fly to Beirut for fuel After 2^ hours it took for for Algiers, the capital of Algeria, where the airport was closed to all other traffic. In Beirut the hijackers freed at least 17 women and two children, who were then flown on a lebanese plane to I camaca, Cyprus. Initial reports said three hijackers were on the Boeing 727, but some of the freed passengers said they only saw two. The hijacking was the third this week involving the Beirut airport. One freed hostage, Irma Garza of I^aredo, Texas, said the hijackers had shot a black man, apparently a passenger, in the neck. She said the man did not appear to be in serious condition, adding she did not know why he was shot. Mrs. Garza was flown with other freed American passengers to Lamaca, Cyprus. She said two young gunmen ordered passengers to put their hands behind their heads and confiscated their passports. Frances Reynolds, 67, from the Chicago area, said: “There was some shooting but I didn’t dare raise my head to see what was happening. (The hijackers) were beating people on the heads. I didn’t see it, but I could hear the thumps.” A yellow escape chute was lowered from the plane’s front door. The freed passengers slid down to the tarmac and raced to a fire station. In a statement to reporters relayed by    the Beirut control tower, one    hijacker    said the “organization of the oppressed in the world" was responsible for the hijacking. He demanded that all Lebanese    Shiite    Moslem guerrillas being held captive by Israel be released to the Red Cross in I^ebanon’s southern port city of Sidon. Israel is    holding    about 700 Lebanese, mostly Shutes, in prisons in northern Israel. rLCX>^ I < PIHA! J Your Complete Eye Clinic • Same day service on most single vision glasses. (Across from Golden’s Steak House) 974 LOOP 337 NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS (1-512) 629-2020 We’re building an uncommonly fine subdivision of Garden Homes in New Braunfels . . . come see for yourself. Beautifully appointed interiors make these homes something special... There is not a way through advertising alone that we can convey the richness of detail that Kirkwood Enterprises builds into each of its custom Garden Homes. This can only be demonstrated by your personal visit to the Kirkwood Subdivision. Therefore, we invite you attend our planned Open House this weekend. You will quickly recognize the attention to detail that assures the finest in Garden Home living . . .details such as systematic landscape maintenance, security systems tailored to each home, and interior finishing touches among the best to be found in New Braunfels. Several homes are finished - completely landscaped - and ready for immediate occupancy. Or, you may purchase one of the remaining Garden Home lots. Kirkwood Enterprises will then custom design and build a home specifically to your individual needs. Either way, you will purchase one of the finest homes in New Braunfels. SPECIAL FATHER’S DAY SALES EVENT < . •10,000 OFF EXISTING HOMES 7 / itll Come to our Open House this Sunday, June 16, between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. and see for yourself the value in a Garden Home of Kirkwood. The Garden Homes of Kirkwood are located on Ohio Street, just one block off Highway 46 at Loop 337. We’re just on the edge of the Hill Country in west New Braunfels. 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