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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 22, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas A 1 i 1 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX TX 75245 254 Area Community Fund aids 23 area agencies See Page 3A Water Watch Comal cfs down 4 Canyon cfs down 14 Canyon cfs same Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake level down County Its Comal County Fair time again Seepage 2A Canyon beats Smithson Valley 13 to See Page 9A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Sunday September 50 Cents 36 Pages Sections Twisted metal Michael looks over his damaged vehicle after he was struck by a station wagon driven by Porter Fearey on San Antonio Saturday According to Officer no one was injured in the mishap whiefii fourttjpmajor accident in New Braunfels this weekend Wounded man slips into coma By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A wounded man found floating faceup in the Guadalupe River 8 has slipped into a coma at a San Antonio Gilbert of Spring also underwent surgery later that and was listed in but guarded at Medical Center Hospital with a bullet wound to his But Comal County Sheriffs Rudy Rubio said the small caliber bullet lodged in the back of Galindos skull was not and his condition has gradually The doctors indicate to us hes comatose Rubio said The last time we saw he was still scribbling notes with his left But after we checked it doesnt look so Authorities were also unsure of Galindos identity until he wrote his name on a piece of paper for doctors Sheriffs Investigator Dennis Koepp said Galindo lives off Spring Branch Road about three miles from where he was found by canoeists about He was floating faceup against a sandbar below Spechts and was wearing only green Army fatigue pants with no money or identification in He was white and Koepp His brother said the last time he saw him was about 10 Saturday when he dropped him off near Spechts Crossing to go Rubio said Friday the case is still under In the event the victim he added the charge would be upped from attempted murder to Weekend begins with 3 accidents County eyes 6cent tax hike By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Comal County Commissioners have whittled down the budget this week and will decide on the tax hike needed to cover the expenses a 6 cent tax increase is officials All the numbers will be refigured Monday to make sure the road department budget will total million and the fund will add up to If these are the numbers that the county will be the road and bridge fund and the general fund will both need a 3 cent tax adding up to a 6cent total increase on the present tax of 30 cents per County Judge Fred Clark said Commissioners plan to meet 4 Monday to pass an intent to raise the taxes by 6 cents a 20 percent in Cuts were made mostly in the two departments that had the largest increases the road department and the sheriffs But every department gave up The county Clark Mac was asked to prioritize the in new equipment which the commissioners plan to cut sub stantially I think we ought to try to aim at million for the road with more in miscellaneous Commissioner Jumbo Evans Miscellaneous construction is contracted which means it does not require more manpower and equipment to McCoy also agreed to cutting three See TAX Page 16A Two men sustained injuries in a cartrain accident Friday where the MKT tracks near Comal Iron Works cross FM Leroy of was admitted to McKenna Memorial Hospital in fair condition with a fractured hip and laceration on his emergency room personnel He was a passenger in a car driven by his Creston of Spring Branch who escaped serious injury and was treated and released from the New Braunfel EMS transported both to the The driver said he just didnt see said Officer Tony Celli with the New Braunfels Police investigating the The father and son were talking and when the driver looked up he saw the train right The driver hit his and started The car hit midway on the first The train pushed the car about 20 feet from where the impact had knocking it away from the Celli RoHover sends one to area hospital A onecar sent a 15year old boy to the hospital around 4 Friday near Woodys Barbecue on Loop Zack was treated and released from McKenna Memorial hospital after receiving a fractured collar bone in the a hospital spokesperson car he was in just laid over on its said Randy a New Braunfels Fire Department emergency medical technician who was on the Police vehicle damaged in twocar accident A New Braunfels police car See Page 16A Testimony in murder trial begins Monday By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A jury of five women and seven men has been chosen to hear testimony in the capital murder trial of Rodolfo Baiza Testimony will begin at 9 It took District Attorney Bill Schroeder and Defense Attorney John Chunn five days to choose the jury and two male Bill Schroeder had earlier predicted it could take as much as two weeks to seat a jury The actual selection process began and was over before 4 Hernandez was found competent to stand trial on despite testimony he has no factual or rational understanding of the proceedings against He is 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 has struck an apparent plea bargain with the state in exchange for testifying against his brotherin law Schroeder also indicated three of the four surviving victims would See Page 16A Inside Todays weather CLASSIFIED 311C COMICS 2C Expect partly cloudy skies today CROSSWORD with a high near There is a less DEAR ABBY than 20 percent chance of isolated PNTERTAINMF sjbowers for today with winds from tnAIINWt the east at about 10 Nights will HOROSCOPE be mostly fair with temperatures in the upper Saturdays high reached 99 and Friday nights low was Sunrise Monday wiU be at SPORTS WEATHER 15A 2B 1C 2C KALIDEOSCOPE 186 OPINIONS 4A 912A 2A Cisneros check quake damage SAN ANTONIO AP Mayor Henry Cisneros and former Congressman Bob Krueger of New Braunfels returned home late Saturday from a personal inspection of earthquake damage in Mexico and said at least one cargo plane full of disaster relief items would fly from San Antonio to Mexico on Cisneros and a former ambassadoratlarge to talked about the devastation they and the rescue efforts still under way in the rubble of destroyed buildings from Thur sdays They made Saturday despite State Department ob leaytag at 1 by private and Cisneros said after their arrival back in Antonio 15 hours liter that he was glad they made the The mayor declined to elaborate on he and Krueger had with Mexican of but said he would meet with Mail Wlyte SwAday to brief him on the fin A cajrgo with relief aid for Mexico originally VW to Saa Aatajiio 9t 6 but Cisneros said deoarture would be delayed for WPSr BPW several hours until he could visit personally with the As Cisneros and Krueger visited with workers continued to load the cargo They said the spirit of Mexican people remained con the massive done by The two said they saw some buildings leveled while apparently identical buildings nearby werent Cisneros said he felt Saturdays trip was a good gesture of friendship by since many residents of the state and of San Antonio in particular have friends and relatives in Cisneros said he would speak with White at midday At that the mayor they will decide on an itinerary for the cargo Any cargo flights to Mexico must arrive after dawn and leave by sunset because the airport has no lights along the of ficials Tip is a personal decision on my Ill take the responsiblity for But its my decision that we niifd to Osjjeroj said on And itsmy decision when we Bey Qrtte inrf Jimmy QeJgado load goods for the Mexican quake relief effort
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