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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 25, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas CAD hears property adjustment cases Triathlon Page 8A See Below 410 M053 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75243 Cprnal GTS Wafer canyon ltlflow 291 cfs down 26 k Car1voh outflow 800 cfs same WQWn Edwards down Canyon Lake level down 270 Nation FBI sees drcijs in racial Seepage JM New Braunfels Herald New Texas Thursday July 25 Cents 30 Pages2 Sections Mother testifies in abuse case By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Testimony continues today in the trial of Sidney Franklin a New Braunfels man charged with the sexual assault of a threeyearold girl last From the witness stand Wednesday the childs mother testified her statement to police con firming the assault allegation was a I was the mother because they were going to take the girls name away from But you signed District Attorney Bill Schroeder Why didnt you read it Can you read Not very the 34yearold woman I probably did read I dont know for But if you were scared shed be taken why did you tell the detective there had been sexual Schroeder I got I I didnt know what I was the mother The girl is now four years and is living in a licensed foster home in San The jury also viewed a videotape Wednesday of the girl and Department of Human Resources caseworker Joan Tiemann filmed on The girl ran around the room more than anything else during the But she did sit still long enough to undress the male and female dolls which are both place them in a toy and cover them up with a small Tiemann asked the Who is pointing to the female The little girl then said her own Defense attorney Mark Clark asked Tiemann if the girl ever tried to climb into the toy bed or if she ever called the male sex organ by some kind of Her answer was no to both On the when Tiemann asked the girl if anyone had ever kissed she got no When Tiemann asked if anybody had ever hurt the child first said then changed her mind and pointed to a faint bruise on her left Clark quizzed Tiemann why she didnt try at all to pursue the origin of the and why she had waited five days from the videotaping session to take the child to a doctor for See Page 12A Justice Department offers advice for community panel By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff Writer The branch of the of Justice that came down during the Savage case visited with community leaders Hector Flores with the Community Relations Services branch of the Justice Department in Dallas met with Police Chief Burney called on Mayor Barbara Tieken and met with a group of prominent Mexican Americans in separate Their position is they want to be a source for communities to use because of their past expertise in these Boeck Flores had told him that his department keeps tabs on com munities that they have been to He told me he knew about it the creation of a policecommunity relations committee from the the police chief We have worked with their department before during the Savage They worked with us and the Committee for The city council appointed nine members to the police minority relations committee an idea City Councilman Valdemar Espinoza had The committee will study the relationship between police and the minority community and will have their first meeting next William Dale Savage was con victed of involuntary manslaughter after his car struck Ruben Sauceda and his family on as they walked along Highway 81 After Sauceda case was the others were People in the Mexican American community organized in 1983 to have all the cases Savage received concurrent probation on all counts which was acceptable to the victims By no stretch does his office have investigatory Boeck New Braunfels ISD Trustee Aguinaldo Nayo and their wives and Kookie Barboza sat down with Flores for a couple of Espinoza said in his groups meeting with the Justice Department representative offered to help create better communications between the police and the com He did advise us to get all com plaints in Espinoza Lets wait and see what this committee comes up Espinoza Im hoping this committee will offer some solutions on a more ongoing some process put in place where complaints could be handled as they Something like that needs to be I have a great deal of confidence in the people on this I think they will give a fair and objective Tieken said her meeting lasted about five minutes and was only a pleasant This is our own homegrown and we have not requested any assistance and he did not offer any to the mayor Community cooperation Sprucing up The entrance to Landa Park on Fredricksburg has a new facelift on the Union Pacific Railroad The area had been grown up in weeds when a neighborhood resident informed the DERYL Union Pacific railroad in San Antonio of the A Roy Soliz was sent out the same day to take care of thev But small renters will get break Homeowners insurance to go up CAD is hearing many requests for property adjustments ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff Writer Property value protests by more than people have led to long hours for the Appraisal Review Board and the adjustment of plus Chief Appraiser Glenn Brucks said today the sixmember review board probably will continue dajjy hearings through the end of the Weve had quite a few responses this BnjcJw explaining thet there have been if least 160 before the The deadline to fjf g protest and enter all property information into the dUtricts new After the Districts property values are the central offjce wiO be able to reappraise property with more which was not aj cojnjwehensjve as this was Bructe At hit review board But we really got close to market this tinje and reajly my fa go Brocks We wont have tp ever raise Sift PtM MA AUSTIN AP Property in surance for bigcity homeowners will cost more next particularly along the Gulf but smaller cities inland will get a price according to the State Board of In The board also approved Wed nesday substantial cuts for renters of apartment and condominiums throughout the The board approved 30 its staff recommendations for a statewide percent increase of million for homeowners and a statewide 25 percent cut of million for The changes are effective The industry had asked a statewide average increase of percent for those owning or buying a Chairman Lyndon Olson also served notice the board would make another decision soon on his motion to cancel on 15 all discounts now offered on property Hopefully this would break the cycle of fierce often that exists in Olson If Olsons motion is any insurance firm that wants to deviate from standard prices set by the board would have to get permission from the state insurance depart The board also extending the cancellation notice time that a firm must give a policyholder from 10 to 14 Olson said he had firsthand knowledge of the problem because the insurance on his condominium was cancelled recently without adequate advance Member Carol Rylander wanted the midterm cancellation notice time lengthened to 30 Under the board rates for owners of a brick veneer home in Houston would increase percent from to and in Corpus Christ percent from to in San Angelo and Wichita Falls the homeowners rate was decreased percent from to Homeowner rate changes for other major cities included Fort Worth and Waco rates up from to El Paso and San Antonio up from to Premiums on worth of furnishing in a brick veneer apart ment or condomium in Austin went down percent from to The same decrease was posted for renters in Corpus from to and from from The renters rate dropped percent in from to and percent in from to The board sets its homeowners property insurance rates by region central and Rylander pointed out the seacoast rates still included a carryover of the damage done by Hurricane TDC prisoner escapes Inside AP One of two prisoners being transported to the state prison early today after taking a gun from Sheriff Robert a spokesman for the Aransas County sheriffs department A woman dispatcher said she could give no other David a spokesman for the Tews Depart ment of Public Safety in identified the escaped prisoner as Philip WeJis said Hughes was driving Shultz and another prisoner from Rockport to the state prison last and were near Madisonville about 30 miles from Texas Depart ment of Corrections headquarters at Huntsville when Shultz managed to get the sheriffs Shultz ordered the sheriff to drive to League between Houston and and let Hughes and the other prisoner out of the ap parently at the In tersection of Interstate 45 and Farm Shultz drove away in the sheriffs believed to be Wells Todays Weather Partly cloudy hot af and fair nights will con tinue through with winds from the south at 10 Afternoon highs will reach with nighttime lows dropping to Yesterdays high was 95 and this mornings low was DorsettTalk Dallas Cowboys njnjung tag Toay Dorsett has until to report to the Cowboys ftiiwg If be doesnt show V9 i aday fine will be to Mi already huge Thwfibiy Special Page CANYON LAKE 5A CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD 88 DEAR AB8Y DEATHS JP 124 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