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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 27, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Local Sattler incorporation effort may be delayed See below 410 MOSS MICROPLEX IMP MITCH WOMBLE BOX TX Water Watch Cemal cfs same Canyon cfs up 2 Canyon cfs down 7 Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake down County Comal County Fair results and action See Sundays Herald New Braunfels Herald New Texas Friday September 25 Cents 36 Sections Hernandez given death sentence By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff writer Rodolfo Baize was sentenced to die Thursday for his part in what could have been the worse massacre Coihal County ever That phrase was coined by District Attorney Bill Schroeder in closing arguments Thursday to describe the ganglandstyle shootings of five Mexican nationals on a hillside off FM 1863 on March Four of the victims but Hernandez was indicted for capital murder in the robbery and death of Victor Serrano of San Luis A the wanton slaughter of human is a total disregard for what is We dont slaughter Schroeder We slaughter Thursdays death sentence was the first Schroeder could remember in at least 50 and perhaps the only one to be handed down by a Comal County jury in this The jury found Hernandez guilty Wednesday after six hours of and took another six hours Thursday to decide the answers to two special issues that would mean the difference for Hernandez between life in prison or death by lethal The jury needed to decide if Hernandez acted deliberately in the and if his actions constituted a continuing threat to Answers to both issues had to be yes before Judge Robert Pfeuffer could assess the death In testimony John Sparks said Her nandez displayed antisocial behavior in a court ordered examination on and fit the old definitions of psychopath and Do you think this person could kill without any problems whatsoever Schroeder Sparks said But Defense Attorney John Chunn submitted evidence that his client was diagnosed as a chronic paranoid schizophrenic when discharged from the psychiatric See Page 12A Its a miracle to be alive By DEBBIE DelOACH Staff writer On March Adolpho Juan JoseRamirez and Genara Coronado crossed the United States border to look for A day they found themselves staring at the eftdsof wo foV The guns were fired anyway on a hillside off FM and a 20yearold man named Victor Serrano Cervan died with four bullet holes in his But Coronado and Rafael Negrete Perez lived to tell the Only Mata and Coronado testified in the capital murder trial of Rodolfo Baiza who was sentenced to die Their testimony indicated Hernandez offered the five men offered a ride from San Antonio to Denton for a But the rideended on FM were ordered from the marched into the told to lay down faceup on the and shot with guns held only two inches away from their See Page 12A Sattler incorporation effort hits stumbling block By SARAH DUKE Staff writer The move to incorporate Sattler Village has stumbled over another After having the boundaries David a leading figure in the incorporation found that the proposed village is less than two square There is confusion as to what to do about the scheduled 5 incorporation County Judge Fred Clark said Thursday during the county commissioners meeting that he does not have the authority to call an incorporation election in an area of less than two square Commissioner Bill whose precinct includes See Page 12A Local firm rescue equipment By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Two local men are helping get rescue equipment to crews that are digging out victims of last weeks earthquake in Brian Lypns and his will accompany some sophisticated rescue equipment they are loaning to the Mexican rescue They own Texas Fire Rescue only franchise in Texas that the Jaws of a hydraulic tool that can remove cruihsd car doors so that injured We also teach firefighters how to use fre Brian Lyons the men wiU fly to San Angelo pick up a third mmter of their Dwight a tetaMion efotf in the Sw Ajigelo Fire and in the They we tfeit can rite alrbag lifts and other io of frown te it te Jfeto Grooniing DERYL CLARK Eightyearold Kristi Prade of the Hill Country 4 H washes her getting ready for the shetep which will take place Saturday at the Comal County The Fair will continue through Bond Committee will take issue to the people By DANAOVERSTREET Staff writer The race is Sixteen members of a City Council appointed steering committee met Thursday night for a briefing on the citys proposed 19 bond issue They will be heading to neigh borhoods armed with blue and yellow brochures detailing the bond program and urging voters Saying there is not much time to reach the Mayor Barbara Tieken greeted the committee Thursday and said she is pleased the members have agreed to serve as liaisons between the city government and the After listening to a brief ex planation of the projects included in the million bond issue the committee was treated to a slide show illustrating city problems and City Manager Joe who narrated part of the slide said the presentation is available for any groups that might want to see Have will he He expects to meet again with the steering committee and is scheduling a town meeting and some neigh borhood The bond issue proposal includes million for public building improvements remodeling and adding to the central fire station and constructing a new substation on County Line Road proposition adding a meeting storage and kitchen facilities to the Civic Center proposition and rpmodeling and adding to City Hah proposition Proposition four calls for million for street including about 60 street overlay widening and extending County Line South Walnut Avenue and Pahmeyer Lane and widening the railroad underpasses on Landa Street and South Seguin Proposition five calls for million for drainage system im provements to the Green Valley and South Guadalupe drainage the Landa and Fredericksburg Road North Santa Clara and West San Antonio Street and the Main Proposition six calls for million for revitalization and development of five city parks Cypress Camp Ernest HEB soccer and Proposition seven calls for for improvements at Landa Park golf including the overlay of cart paths and the completion of the irrigation Proposition eight calls for for a bubble over the Olympic Pool to allow yearround Steering committee members will be distributing yellow brochures detailing the elections which will be voted on If all propositions the property tax rate would rise 12 That would mean an owner of a house valued at would pay an additional per month in city Beginning absentee can vote between 8 and 5 at City Absentee voting ends Inside Todays weather Mostly sunny today and tonight with a high near 86 and a low in the upper Partly cloudy and mild Saturday with highs in the 80s and lows in the 60s to lower Sunset today will be Sunrise Saturday will be a 1B DEAR RELIGIOUS
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