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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 18, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 M053 244 TEXAS AMERICAN MICROFILM ATTs PETE SINCLAIR BOX 45436 TX 75245 Vote in Saturdays bond election Sports Complete results of subvarsity games See Page 10A Comal cfs up 12 Water Canyon cfs down 47 1 Canyon cfs up 4 Watch Edwards same Canyon Lake same World Autopsy shows man shot in head See below Read about the bond pages New Braunfels Herald New Texas Friday October 25 Cents 38 Pages3 Sections Police arrest robbery suspect By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A Houston man who was arrested after a convenience store robbery in Austin Thursday is believed to be the man suspected in Mondays robbery at the Stratford House Inn in New Raymon has been placed under bond in the Travis County New Braunfels authorities expect to travel to Austin soon to make a positive identification in connection with the local Hes in and its the same man we Detective Mario Guerrero But a warrant from us is pending Police Jim Roberts was arrestedafter a 5 robbery at a cdnveniencegas store thereYThursday We had a vehicle and moments it traveling south on In The suspect in Mondays 5 robbery at the local Stratford House was described as a black man bet ween 3540 years wearing blue jeans and a He reportedly pulled a small caliber revolver on the desk clerk and demanded money after asking if any single rooms were A man closely matching that description robbed the San Marcos Shaffer Inn also on Interstate about Austin Police John Hunt said law enforcement officers are relatively certain the same guy was responsible for 13 robberies one in New one in San and the rest in Austin over the past two or three Hunt also said the robberies had been confined to convenience Stores and gas Crossed out Railroad safety is everyones concern DERYL HERALDZEITUNG Autopsy shows man killed during hijack Inside Bunker gets funding for signal By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The Bunker Road railroad crossing will soon be flashing red as part of the 1986 Federal Railroad Signal Funding And Bobbie resident engineer for the Texas Department of Highways and Public Tran was glad to hear It is a hazard out he Its been around a long but we couldnt get the Located off FM 482 near Comal the Bunker Road railroad crossing consists of four sets of which flare out to seven tracks just south of the Five of the seven tracks are used for with only one main track designated for When the storage tracks are the boxcars make itdifficult to see if a trains So the crossing became like a barrier for school children living on in the Deer Park subdivision on the opposite side of the CISD buses would simply turning around at the crossing to avoid the potential But bus driver Gertrude with the help of a track monitor named Sherry now crosses the tracks at Bunker Patterson was hired by CISD trustees last January to watch for and is paid for two hours of work per school day at per Since her turnarounds Smith estimated she has had to wait on a train once every two But I usually dont have to wait she The monitor system has made me feel she Im sure the signals But Charles Comparing an engineering technician with the state Highway warned the See Page HA Motorists need to observe signs Bells Lights Metal and the train wins the Thats the horror locomotive engineers live over and over when they try to stop tons of metal in Thats also why theres Operation an ongoing public education program aimed at reducing railroad grade crossing This is Texas Railroad Grade Crossing Safety Other weeks cart be too if motorists will train themselves to watch for There are nearly public grade railroad crossings Each one is Equipped more of these the octagonal stop X shaped the arid black advance warning flashing lights and or automatic Of the 797 trainvehicle ac cidents in Texas last 93 percent happened at crossings where the drivers view was 72 percent involved train speeds of less than 30 miles per and 55 percent happened during daylight It usually takes a train from 30 seconds to two minutes to pass through a A car traveling at 30 mph needs 78 feet to An average freight train weighing tons requires almost twothirds of a mile to stop in its There are about grade crossing accidents annually on a nationwide In Texas 82 persons died and 305 were injured last The signs of life were but the train always wins the Site chosen for treatment plant ROME AP An autopsy in dicated that the American slain during the hijacking of the Achille Lauro died from gunshot an antiterrorism official But PLO chairman Yasser Arafat denied the four hijackers held in Italy had In other developments Thursday stemming from the seizure of the Italian luxury liner premier Bettino who resigned after being criticized at home gad aboard for his handling of the accused the United States of ignoring Italys actions to end the wbjjreahputs ol Palestine Liberation official charged in 9 warrant with the jcnjjse ships remained bjtt a PLO leader vowed he WQjjJjJ never be where Abfeas flew tfter being released by Italian 9 Reagan request that it hold iwn for The body of Leon the 69yearold New York City resident killed during the twoday was examined at Institute of Legal Medicine in The body had washed ashore in Syria on The antiterrorism who spoke on condition he not be iden said the sevenhour autopsy established that the wheelchair bound man had been shot to He said no bullets were found in the No statement was issued following the but the Italian news quoted unidentified sources at the institute as saying had been shot at least Todays weather Mostly cloudy skies will dominate the with a 50 percent chance of rain extending through Highs are expected to reach the with lows drop ping to Yesterdays high was 85 and this mornings low was today will be at and sunrise Saturday will be at Series The first allMissouri World Series since the Cardinals and Browns played in 1944 starts Saturday when the Royals and the Cardinals meet in Kansas Page By SARAH DUKE Staff writer SEGUIN The Clear Springs Water Treatment plant will be built on the west side of Lake according to a report made to the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority Now we are in the stages of choosing the actual site of the said Greg GBRAs chief We initially started this project with the idea of serving several areas including New the Green Valley Water Corporation and possibly even Schertz and Rothe He added that now Green Valley is the plants only Green Valley serves portions of Marion and McQueeney and rural areas of Guadalupe Green Valley has about Expenses for plant construction on the east side of the lake almost doubled expenses for the west To get water from the east side to the west side would have been a pretty significant Rothe Rothe said the Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative would connect electricity to the plant at no charge on the west side of the Rothe GBRA has studied the soil factors and accessibility of both sides of the Rothe said preliminary designs will be ready in a few John GBRAs general said the proposed finan cing will be discussed at the November or December board Men charged with credit card abuse pace in the head and once in The gunmen charged in tie 7 hijaefctag aa4 KUngboJfers death are being held in 9 prison in Italian authorities arrested them 9 jet carrying them was See See Page HA RELIGIOUS 11 A New Braunfels Police started out looking for two men who took in merchandise from and ended up with two felony arrests Wed John Calvin of 521 San is in Comal County Jail under a bond for credit card Mario Gilbert also of San was released on bond set by Justice of the Peace Fred Stewart for unlawfully carrying a weapon on licensed Both Taylor and Allen were arrested and charged at 2 according to the police The arrests came 12 hours after an clerk reportedly saw the pair leaving with the mer The clerk described their car and gave the license plate number to The arrests occurred after Police Officer Dunlap saw two men leaving a convenience store and entering a vehicle that matched the description given Detective John Villarreal According to one of the men was in a security uniform and was carrying a He had just emerged from the store which was a licensed the detective Dunlap immediately arrested the security Officers saw food in the back seat of the car and checked with ftie convenience store to see if a credit card used to purchase the food was the detective   

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