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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 8, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Area Chamber opposes Sattler incorporation See Page 12A 410 M033 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 Comal cfs down 4 Water cfs up 1471 Canyon cfs same WBTCn Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake down 265 Local Council to consider two bond issues See Page 2A Somerset 14 Smithson Valley 13 Canyon 48 Gonzales 13 New Braunfels 13 Travis 12 New Braunfels Herald Texas Sunday September 01985 177 50 Cents 34 Sections Local family protests TDC stabbing death ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer Their brother was killed in a Texas They say they feel no hate toward the or who killed But this the family of 22 yearold Raymond Delgado is Department of Corrections prison speaking out against the system that unit on Labor is the hotbed of We dont have much but we have the voice and were going to yell said Martin one of Raymonds seven What were after is the prison system that allows said another Felipe who is a San Diego No system is Theres got to be a Raymond Delgado was stabbed once in the chest and twice in the frnmitnn OERYL HERALDZEITUNG drew of crowd of 120 It has been held ofSjinAntonio and jn gravels for the past three Play continues at 11 ana 4 pfrnj today at the Civic l72jNeyy Brauhfejs the back Monday night about The wound in his chest is said to have severed his pulmonary He reportedly ran to the guards station and a doctor was Raymond Delgado died at before a doctor He was the 22nd inmate to die this He was set said Martin Word was that he was set why he was set up remains a Raymond Delgado was sent to TDC after violating his probation following a burglary He would have been there for two Felipe Delgado But while he was involved in a fight with a fellow who was Raymond Delgado was sentenced to 15 years in prison and was tran sferred to the Ramsay II Martin Delgado blames the prison system for putting his brother in cells with prisoners facing two and three life He had to fight everyday of his Theyre fellow prisoners not going to get out of there and they he I know youve got to pay for your he adding that prison are supposed to rehabilitate not so you become a more har dended person and fear for your Felipe the last family See Page 12A Capital murder trial begins this week By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A total of 225 notices were mailed to Comal County but only 12 of them will wind up as jurors in theCapital miifaTrtrial of Rodolfo Baiza Court Administrator Martin Allen said jury selection is scheduled to begin at 9 Monday has been reserved for presiding 207th District Court Judge Robert Pfeuffer to hear various pre trial motions in the was one of two San Antonio men charged with capital in connection with the ganglandstyle shootings of five Mexican nationals off FM 1863 on March The other Jesse Garibay is expected to testify against Hernandez in an apparent plea bargain with the The last time capital murder charges were issued in Comal County was in when two other San Antonio men were accused of kid napping Robert and his 46yearold then sexually assaulting Williams and hanging her husband in a shed off Bear Creek That capital murder case ended without a Francis Irving Chandler and George Edwin Pittmann pleaded and each was assessed two consecutive life prison District Attorney Bill Schroeder said he accepted the 1982 plea bargain because there hadnt been an execution in Texas since But seven days after the bargain was Charlie Brooks was executed by lethal Other possible testimony in the Hernandez case could come from the four surviving The Victor Manuel Serrano of San Luis was fatally wounded in the Allen said the pretrial motions set for consideration Monday do not include a change of venue Pfeuffer denied that motion on June despite testimony from two locally prominent MexicanAmeric ans that Hernandez surname would prevent him from receiving a fair trial in Comal City Councilman Valdemar Espinoza and New Braunfels ISD Trustee Aguinaldo Zamora sup See Page 12A 31 people are killed Flight recorder in plane crash found may be of little help MILWAUKEE AP The cockpit voice recorder of a crashed passenger jet was found but investigators said it might have been too damaged to provide a clue to the plane rolled and plunged nosefirst just after killing all 31 people on We may not get anything from said James chairman of the National Transportation Safety There was nothing that resem bled an witness Jack Schroeder said of the wreckage of the Midwest Express Airlines which crashed as Flight 105 en route from Madison to Atlanta via What appeared to be the pilots arm was visible in the still gripping the a priest Burnett said the voice recorder was the most damaged one he had ever Its very severely but we may get something out of Burnett said at a news conference at Delgado is looking to improve the economic situation of area Hispanics the crash site Whatever was said in the well get if the tape is in good The orange box protecting the voice recorder was crushed at one Witnesses said the twinengine jet seemed to roll twice about feet above the ground Friday afternoon shortly after taking off from Billy Mitchell then crashed and burst into flames about a half mile south of the It seemed to stall out and then very the wings began to Schroeder said Saturday in an interview from his Sheboygan It took a nosedive and took two or three Then it hit and there was a delay of about 10 or 15 seconds and then there was an explosion of flames that went hundreds and hundreds of feet in the The flight data recorder from Flight 105 was recovered Friday See Page 12A ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer Jimmy a leader of the Progressive Human Rights wants to improve the economic status of local He developed Tom and formed a corporation to help implement while gathering evidence for his brothers lawsuit against the City of New Robert an inmate at a Tews Department of Corrections in filed a lawsuit the city in 1981 charging that were His suit also com plains about inhuman conditions at the city Robert Delgados suit was amended in 1983 and is in the hands of an American Civil Liberties Union lawyer being amended for the second Jimmy Delgado said he hopes a federal court date will be set In the he has gathered information on alleged brutality at the hands of New Braunfels When I first got into I went out on the streets and ask people if they had heard about soandso getting beat said Jimmy Delgado Friday from his New Braunfels I did that a few times and then they started coming They were trying to find a way to let it no other avenue for Jimmy Delgado has appeared several times before a citybased PoliceMinority Relations Study At one of the closeddoor he presented a handful of complaints against one New Braunfels About a month he he presented to the city manager a petition signed by about 300 West End residents asking for the removal of the same Jimmy has other and says they amount to about 50 af The which will be used as evidence in Robert Delgados list such incidents as hftrrassment ajjd along with punching and kicking by police of Some affidavits claim arrests without a and the lack of attention to injuries caused in the alleged These are all witnesses in federal court to Roberts Jimmy Delgado If their case merits their own they will follow their own While he waits for the court Jimmy Delgado is staying busying working on solutions to ending the alleged problems with the New Braunfels Police Delgado believes Hispanics are being singled out because of their economic Hes out to change I am going to implement plans inside weather The high Sunday is expected to reach 98 with partly cloudy Tonight should be fair and mild with temperatures in the mid Saturdays high was 97 and Friday nights low was Sunset tonight will be at and sunrise Monday will be at 7 13 WPWP wV Ten Houston gas distributors and retailers may get fined by the EnYuownentai Protection Agency for regular gas as unleaded DEAR
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