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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 13, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 M053 262 TEXAS AMERICAN MICROFILM ATT PETE SINCLAIR BOX 45436 TX 7 City Where to vote in the city bond election See Page 78A Water Watch Comal cfs up 4 Canyon cfs down 14 Canyon cfs same Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake level up Sports Canyon undefeated in district volleyball See Page 11A Historic downtown open house held see Page 1B New Braunfels Sunday October New Texas 50 Cents 34 Sections Woman injured in shooting By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer The attempted murder of 26year old Seguin woman is under in vestigation by the Comal County Sheriffs Department after a shooting incident occurred about 1 Saturday on FM The woman is out of intensive care at Guadalupe Valley Hospital and is a hospital spokewoman The woman was shot in her abdomen by her estranged according to the sheriffs department She had arrived at the Seguin hospital about 4 and nursing personnel notified Officer Burns with Seguin Police the sheriffs department report But Burns found out that the shooting had occurred on FM 306 in Comal and he called the sheriff s department In vestigator Gordon Lilleux At this point we dont know if tile woman is going to press charges or so we have arrested no one See Page MA Diplomat reportedly killed Lebanon AP A statement purported to be from Islamic Jihad said Saturday that the extremist Moslem organization had killed diplomat William Buckley and offered to exchange his body for 100 Palestinian prisoners held in The leading independent newspaper An Nahar published a front page photograph said to be of the body and said it was among pictures received along with a statement alleging to be from Islamic or Moslem holy There was no immediate way to confirm that the body shown was that of one of six kidnapped Americans Islamic Jihad has said it was Blurred Polaroid photos showed a man resembling Buckley wrapped in a white shroud and a brown The statement did not say when the photos were Envelopes containing the statement and photographs were found outside the offices of the newspaper and a Western news agency in The statement said Buckleys body would be turned over to Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar if Israel agrees to release 100 Palestinians from its It did not give the prisoners names or say where they were The American particularly President Reagan wUl be responsible for any harm Befalling the other the statement In the both overex 1 only the roans face was un The eyes were the mouth slightly The man had a gray beard and a thin as Buckley did in a photo his kidnappers released more than a week ago when they an nounced they had killed In a spokesman for toe State Pete Mar tjnyegj said We do not regard the alleged photograph as convincing eyldpice that Buckley is no longer We reiterate that the government holds the captors fully responsible for the safety of all the See Page 16A Two iniured Two one 17 and one were injured when their car slid into a tree on Hill Street where it turns into Butcher Street ab9Ut The driver was racing another car earlier and police were in pursuit police reports The 15yearold was knocked unconcious for a few minutes and the 17yearold hitthe apd received a laceration to his Both teenagerswere taken to McKenna Memorial Police Officer Pete investigated the accident but Details were available at Man arrested for sexual abuse of child Pipeline will cross over Edwards recharge zone By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer AilAmerican Pipeline has refused to honor an earlier com mitment to avoid the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone in its route from to This was the announcement made late Friday by Tom general manager of the Edwards Un derground Water District after a two meeting with Roger president of Tom Loefflers staff also The heated pipeline will carry a highly sulf ured crude oil to refineries in Texas because California refineries have to meet higher air pollution standards than Texas refineries the company said in earlier An earlier possible route had taken the pipeline through Comal but according to the companys application for A Permit to Operate a Pipeline in the route will follow the TexasNew Mexico Pipeline through Hays and Caldwell From what they said in the they do not intend on changing their nor do they intend to complete a supplemental EIS environmental impact statement on the McCameyto Freeport end of the Fox But they did agree to some added safeguards where the pipeline goes over the In their Fox the company had attempted to stay off of the recharge zone of the San Antonio pool of the but had not been completely The pipeline is right over the dividing line of the watershed area the San Antonio pool and the Austin pool of the Fox That line is a very subtle change in the topography and it shiftsThe pipeline is still in our area of con Federal standards that required the company to complete an en vironmental impact statement on the BakerfieldMcCamey leg of the route were enforced by the Federal Land Commission because the pipeline goes over a lot of federal But that agency has taken the By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A 42yearold San Antonio man was arrested and charged about Saturday for the aggravated kid napping and aggravated sexual abuse of a Ronald Thomas of 2106 Thousand Oaks San was arraigned before Justice of the Peace Harold The judge set two bonds for the jail personnel At Sjoblom was still in Both charges are first degree said Sheriffs Investigator Gordon Lilleux who arrested the The charges relate to an incident stand that though it was named the lead Texas agencies must enforce the federal environmental standards The Environmental Protection Agency has taken the stand that it is the lead agencys job to enforce the federal an EPA spokesperson said in earlier in And Texas agencies have only minimal authority to enforce the National Environmental Policy Act that created clean air and water Fox It will probably take the courts to figure this one the general manager In the Fox said the most important question has not been answered yet why is the pipeline being built What information is there to show that the risk being taken with the water supply of a million regardless how small that risk is worth it Fox Loefflers office will be coming out with a statement later since the meeting lasted past 5 a staff person in the congressmans San Antonio office said late Friday thai occurred about Wednesday when a 15yearold Canyon High School student was abducted from a bus He was taken to a place along Wald Road where the driver allegedly per formed a sexual act upon the according to Lilleuxs The student 1ad been dropped off at Frazier Elementary and went the investigator Later that morning he came into the sheriffs department with his parents and related the An allpoints bulletin with the description of the car a gray Ford Maverick went out over police Rudy See SEXUAL Page 16A Bond issue could mean tax increase By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer If all eight propositions on the citys bond issue election which totals million pass next New Braunfels residents will see a 12cent hike in city Because voters will cast ballots on each of the eight the tax bill could turn out to be less ac cording to which propositions are The current city tax rate is 25 cents per of assessed property The new 37cent rate would mean that owners of a home would pay an another over the current per A 37cent tax rate would mean that the owners of a home would pay a total yearly tax of and owners of a home would pay a total of per The eight propositions can be voted on separately Saturday three relate to public three to parks one to street improvements and one to drainage There are several exemptions taxpayers can take advantage according to Glenn chief appraiser at the Comal County Central Appraisal Homeowners can claim the homestead which will subtract 30 percent from the ap praised value of the The exemption will decrease in 1988 to 20 That is a Brucks It could be set by the taxing authority at a lower There is a minimum of so if you have a mobile home minus the 30 you would still get The city of New Braunfels also has an optional exemption of for persons over 65 years of age or those who are Brucks And disabled veterans can get up to exempted from their property Brucks said the new tax rates will be collected in June Cuban sentenced to 35 years on murder charge By SARAH DUKE Staff writer SEGUIN A Cuban immigrant was convicted Friday of the June 7 murder of a man in a Seguin District Judge Schraub sentenced Alberto Edwardo Santos Maidiqui to 35 years in According to Santos was convicted of shooting and killing Pedro Gonzales Inglesias at Joes Place in Guadalupe County Sheriff Melvin Harborth said that Inglesias was shot five but Santos had claimed he had acted in self Officials reported that the shooting followed a fight at the and added that Santos left following the fight and returned with a Santos claimed that he felt he had to protect but could not say why the fight had originally officials Santos and his twin brother came to the United States in May 1980 from Cuba as part of the Carter ad ministrations boat lift from that The brothers celebrate their 37th birthday Both have been convicted of They moved to Big Spring when they came to the United States because they had sponsors Both had several jobs at different times as construction workers and oil field Santos moved to Seguin in 1981 after his brother was convicted of murdering of his exgirlfriend in Big His Edwardo was sentenced to 13 years in See Page 16A Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls foi early morning cloudiness today anc otherwise partly cloudy with very little change in tem Winds will be from the southeast at 1015 miles per hour Highs today and Monday will be in the upper with a low tonight in the low CLASSIFIED 310C COMICS 2C CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY 4B DEATHS 2A ENTERTAINMENT 1C HOROCROPE 2C KALIDEIDOSCOPE 14B OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 1113A WEATHER 2A
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