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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 24, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 M053 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer woman charged with murder A 47yearoldwoman has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a 45yearold Canyon Lake The death of a George Gaylord Gray Friday night was the result of a single according to a coroners Janniona Childre also of Canyon Lake was charged with magistrated before Justice of the Peace Fred Stewart with a bond set at Gray died within minutes of a gunshot that hit the femural artery in the lower said Roberto Travis County Medical Sheriffs Investigator Rudy Rubio and Texas Ranger Ray Martinez arrested Rust at the scene Friday The fatal shooting happened after an apparent fight between the couple at their residence at the corner of Mary and Cindy streets in Village a subdivision off of FM Rubio The first law enforcement officer on the Constable Fidel Tamez of Precinct said when he drove up to the house a woman was in the middle of the waving her arms like she was calling for When I the woman said to me Help help I shot Hes And she handed me the We had not asked her he Rust told Tamez her boyfriend had beat her and then she had shot the constable I had the EMS a take the suspect inside the ambulance and check her over to see if she needed the con stable Rust had fresh bruises over her except the upper said Kay Canyon Lake Voluteer Department emergency medical No treatment was Grays body was taken to Doep penschmidt Funeral County County prisoner attempts suicide See below Comal cfs down 12 cfs down 9 Canyon cfs down 67 VVatCn Edwards down Canyon Lake level down City City agrees to joint drainage study See Page 14 Whats going on in the world of see Page 6 New Braunfels Herald New Texas Tuesday September 25 Cents 14 Pages1 Section Murder trial moved due to bomb threat LESLIE Crowd mills around after bomb threat evacuates courthouse Monday By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer After almost a days worth of testimony District At torney Bill Schroeder said he has at least 12 more witnesses to call in the capital murder trial of Rudolf o Testimony was interrupted by a bomb threat around moving the trial to Honors Hall for the rest of the jurors were to to the courthouse a clerk in the County CourtatLaw answered the bomb threat She said the caller told her a bomb would go off in the courthouse in 10 Everyone in the courthouse was evacuated from the building onto Main but allowed to return about 30 minutes As Hernandez was being escorted out the courtroom door leading to the old he shouted that he should get to leave with everyone I dont want to get blown he Judge Robert Pfeuffer assured him of his then Hernandez turned to the officers escorting and said they were going to blow up with Hernandez and another San Antonio man are charged with capital in connection with the ganglandstyle shootings of five Mexican nationals hillside off FM 1863 on March They allegedly offered the five who had crossed the border earlier in the a ride from San Antonio to Denton for a nominal The dead man was identified as Victor Manuel Serrano of San Luis An autopsy showed he had been shot four times at the base of the neck with evidence of closerange firing in three of the four Two of the four Adolpho and Genara testified Monday with the help of an Both victims indicated they came to the United States to find the father of an 8 monthold testified their meeting with Hernandez was just on the spur of the They went to a house to get a and drove about an hour before the car stopped on a He said Hernandez got down and opened the He asked us if we wanted to get down you Nobody did and thats when he pointed the gun at Coronado What about the Schroeder Coronado said he got out of the and went See MURDER Page 14 Krueger named to Mexican quake relief task force By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer The Relief Task a hastily put together committee appointed by Mark White to help the Mexican earthquake disaster met today for its first formal Bob Krueger was appointed by White as a member of the task force because of his diplomatic con nections in the Mexican government from when he was ambassadorat large to Along with Mayor Henry Cisneros of San Krueger returned from two trips to Mexico City over the weekend that set up the channels the relief money would go Krueger said his group would be making daily announcements of how much money was being transferred to the American Embassy in Mexico and on to the Mexican relief organizations If we had not made the first visit we would not have been able to bring the pounds of relief supplies Krueger It took negotiations because telephone communications dont exist right Krueger also said that part of the reason the Reagan administrations offer was turned down was because of the Mexican attitude toward mine age of the character people and their foreign The Mexican people are very and they take pride in the fact that they have not been dependent on the United States for The last time they accepted any help was in Krueger He and Cisneros had already decided before they went there that they would approach the Mexican government as representatives of the people of that what they were offering was a neighbortoneighbor When we got there we went straight to the presidential palace and we were told to go to foreign When we got the dean of the foreign a man I had known for many greeted me with abrazos So I knew our offer was His face was happy to see a but I could see he was under tremendous According to food and clothing is not needed at this but money He requested that checks to The Texas Response Citizens for Mexican Box Austin They need sophisticated medical equipment and construction See Page 14 Old oak will be citys Sesquicentennial project USJi ZEITUNG hole in old oak to ByQANAOVERSTREET Staff writer There is an old tree in Landa Park and as part of the citys Sesquicentennial the parks depart ment is trying to figure out exactly how old the oak tree at Paddleboat Lane really There are estimates that the with its sideways trunk supported by two concrete piers and two more iron 19 at least 200 years a forestry agent from University said the tree could be 70S or 800 years Hell know more later this The old oak which has been damaged by thrillseeking children and grownup climbing its massive is now protected by a wrought iron Parks Director David Whatley Monday marveled 34 the spfoujts already shooting from the packed dirt under the program leader in extension forestry aj took three core samples from the tree His first sample was but not be It was Its the uian said its not really its just not very good wood in Walterscheid I wouldnt worry about A lot of them this old are that Using a corkscrewlike coring tool lubricated with Walterscheid took another Treres a lot of decayed wood in he But it doesnt surprise And the which resembles doesnt hurt the Walferschjeid There is at least inches of solid wood around he There is a lot of solid wood there and the inside of the tree has no function When asked how old he believes the tree Walterscheid said there woujd be no doubt the tree is better than 200 yeajps AH were going to be able to get is a good he proWWy haye fc go back and pit it under the scope and figure out the number of rings per inch and Walterscheid He ajid Comal County Ex tension Agent Bill Schumann measured the trees diameter at He said hjjg would he MF within a couple of years of the He will have the results by thread of this County prisoner attempts suicide A 20yearold man arrested 12 for wreckless behavior attempted suicide at the jail about midnight law enforcement officals reported Juanito of River Bend had been arrested while carrying a gun in previous reports He has been threatening suicide since his a jail spokeperson We had been dealing with it by keeping an eye on him and talking to the spokesperson but last night around when officers went back to check on he had braided a rope and fashioned a hangmans noose out of strips of his matress He had it hanging in the Correa was then moved to the violent a padded isolation cell especially equipped for psychiatric In moving two city police officers had to be called in to aid in the transfer after one jailer was Jailer Ed Wbitson went to McKenna Memorial Hospital with the bite that broke the Later Correa was put under the care of John a psychiatrist who ordered a sedative This morning four extra of ficers were called to help with the injection in case they were needed John Wommack and Officer Bud Herring with the New Braunfels Police Department and Troopers Gary Wong and Scott Haag with the Department of Public Its hard to believe how strong someone is in his the jail spokesperson who also is facing charges of burglary of a nonhabitation and burglary of a motor had a history of psychiatric disorders while at the Texas Department of Corrections serving time on previous she Inside Toddys weather It will be sunny and fair today and cool The high will be in the mid80s with the low near 60 Sunset will be at and sunrise will be at CLASSIFIED 1012 DEAR SPORTS   

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