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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 4, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 MOSS MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 DALLASi TX 75245 264 Area Schertz Council eyes annexation See Page 2A Water Watch Comal cfs down 3 Canyon cfs down 16 Canyon cfs down 52 Edwards down Canyon Lake up World Rioting continues in South Africa See Page 15A NewB m C By staff and wire reports AUSTIN One of the four inmates killed in Texas prisons over the Labor Day weekend was a 22year old New Braunfels Ramon a New Braunfels was stabbed three times Monday at the Ramsey II Unit near TDC Spokesman Charles Brown said Delgado died about 8 Monday following the In the wake of the four deaths nearly a quarter of Texas prisons inmates are locked in their cells while authorities launch exhaustive weapons authorities Tuesdays lockdown was an outgrowth of the bad Texas epartment of Corrections spokesman Phil Guthrie adding that the TDC is evaluating thousands of prisoners to determine whether their freedom should be Although the total number of stabbings has decreased over last 22 inmates have died at the hands of other prisoners in the last eight compared with 25 in all of he Guthrie said all inmates were confined to their cells at the Ellis Ellis Ramsey II and Clemens where the four stabbing deaths to begin a weapons In he the depart ment confined an additional inmates in close custody wings at eight other About of the inmates in the nations secondlargest prison system were confined to their cells in Tuesdays about prisoners are locked in their For the great bulk of those thats a temporary Guthrie We plan to gradually unlock them over the next three to five Guthrie said TDC officials plan to ask a federal court to limit provisions of the prison reform lawsuit that allow inmates to write to prisoners in other units and to contact fellow inmates for legal He said officials believe inmates are using letters and visits to discuss legal issues as a cover to set up gang killings and other various nefarious While prison officials have found no direct link between the four Guthrie said the prison system will examine all known and suspected gang members in an effort to reduce gangrelated Services for Delgado will be 3 Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church with the Don Murray Burial will be in Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Zoeller Funeral A rosary will be recited at 7 today at the funeral Delgado was born May 1963 in New He was a He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Survivors include his father and mother Martin Delgado and Rebecca nee Cantu both of New Braunfels six Ymelda Rachel Rosa Alma Delgado and Marisol all of New Braunfels and Maria Rebecca Buliam of Louisiana and six Martin Delgado and Carlos both of Felipe Delgado of Cotulla and Juan Joe Delgado and Gerardo all of New New ideas for packing school see Page 1B New Braunfels Herald New Texas Wednesday September 25 Cents 26 Pages Sections million bond package may goto voters By DANA OVERSTREET Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council will present the voters with a bond issue proposal of about million next month the first such election since Included in the package is million for public building im million for street and million for drainage system Also included are proposals for million for parks im for golf course and about for a bubble over the Olympic Council held a Tuesday night workshop to determine which items to include on the It is very important that we come out of here this evening with the bottom line said City Manager Joe This is the Schertz murder arrests made By SARAH DUKE Staff writer Two Cibolo men are in the Bexar County jail today charged with the murder of Michael David Thorn brough of James and David Paul were arrested Tuesday afternoon by Guadalupe County sheriffs deputies in Thornbroughs body was found Saturday near Cibolo Creek in northeast Bexar County at 1300 Lower Seguin Bexar County investigators said the body had been at the scene about three The 24 yearold Schertz man had been shot in the upper right shoulder and in the See Page 16A Womans body found By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A 72yearold New Braunfels woman became an apparent suicide victim Her body was found inside her parked car in her The cars engine had been left and both front car windows were Lydia Heideman of 1514 Kraft Lane was pronounced dead at McKenna Memorial Hospital at The police report indicated the woman was attempting suicide by breathing exhaust fumes of her 1977 She also left two notes about and was reportedly depressed over her husbands As of presstime Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger was not available to give his official ruling in the Heideman Attempted suicide Police also responded to an at tempted suicide call in volving a 17yearold waitress in the m block of North Houston She told police she had taken 18 Nolra 400 mgs She was transported to McKenna Memorial where the police report indicated her stomach was pumped See Page 16A in the air DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG Gary Taylor of an employee of Waldrum Signs of installs the new sign on the Plaza side of Texas Com merce A ladder truck was used to get the workers up to the sign for CISD tentatively OKs 21cent tax hike By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Comal ISD trustees took a record vote on a proposed tax rate Tuesday and set formal ap proval for 7 18 at Smithson Valley High Board president Leroy Goodson and trustees Tom Carter Bill Lee Ikels and Clay George voted for the tax in Trustee Erwin Lehmann has not been to a board meeting since A public hearing on the 21cent tax increase will be at Frazier Elementary on beginning at Formal approval will come at 7 followed by the boards regular meeting at The proposal represents an 8 percent increase over CISDs current tax rate of cents per See TAX Page 16A night that we must make some Its breathing down the back of my he I think 19 all of the Council has decided on that date for the Mayor Barbara Tieken told the group that issuance of bonds is necessary because of the extensive amount of improvements needed throughout the There are no shortterm popular solutions to long term hard decisions we are faced she Some of our carrying a high price We cant have a major street overlay for without bond we cannot change Cypress Bend park from an un utilized a very diversified park without bond she We cannot correct drainage problems that threaten life and limb and property without bond money and we cant have a new fire station at the elementary school without bond The citys financial advisor now will take the recommended proposals See Page 16A Reimer named NBISD trustee Rudy Reimer is back on the board of the New Braunfels Independent School District after taking a year The board appointed Reimer to fill the vacancy created by Margy Waldrip when she resigned to take a teaching position with I like to finish things I Reimer and since we were in the middle of this new building project I thought I would get back on the board and help finish Reimer will serve until April He was first elected to the board in 1974 and served until April 1984 when he decided not to run for reelection because he had moved out of his See Page 16A Gruene low water bridge problem studied Inside By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer As long as the bridge is people will continue to use So in an effort to control the people who do use the Gruene Crossing the New Braunfels Rivers Advisory Board Tuesday night agreed on several recommendations for shortand longterm Among the shortterm solutions a noparking zone on Gruene Road near the signs along the road warning of the parking and money budgeted to pay for police Longterm suggestions include provision of a cityowned entrance to the river and a foot bridge along the Gruene The ultimate the group would be to construct a new bridge that is high enough for anything to go under and too high for anyone to reach down and try to pull people out of the that expense is a long way the group After watching a video tape and slide presentation showing the dangers at Gruene Crossing during times of high water flow 800 cubic feet per second and higher the advisory board talked about controls of the bridge The tape showed tubers crashing into the bridge then being sucked under the The slides also illustrated the high number of pedestrian traffic on the bridge and the backup of Gar We can control the We cant control the said New Braunfels Police Chief Burney who suggested blocking the bridge to traffic during times of high Barricade that bridge over the See Page 16A Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and hot fair tonight and partly cloudy Thursday The high today will be near with a low tonight in the mid70s and a high on Thursday in the upper Winds will be southeasterly near 15 miles per hour today and Thur decreasing to 1015 mph Community Fund The Comal County Community Fund held its kick off ceremonies TuesdayFund chairman Stan Cunningham says fund officials want to raise this See Page 2A DEAR   

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