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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 22, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 M053 TEXAS AMERICAN MICROFILM ATT PETE SINCLAIR BOX 45436 TX 75245 Sports Comal County players of the week See Page 5A Comal 294 cfs up 4 fttf Mlow cfs up rarer Canyon cfs down 1 W0tCh Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake level up Area Hearing held on hydro plant See below Texas Legislator wants to freeze taxes of see page 3A New Braunfels Hi MM MM HB New Texas 207 Tuesday October 25 Cents 12 Pages Man arrested on gambling promotion charge By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Local police teamed up with state in telligence officers to arrest a New Braunfels man for gambling promotion at the Comal Bowl Monday Ferris Earl was arrested outside the bowling alley about on the gambling promotion which is a third degree He was later released on bond set by Municipal Court Judge David Rick an investigator with the Department of Public Safety Criminal In telligence said Grier probably handled a week in McCracken said a small notebook was confiscated in the arrest and that it was felt the book lists who bet and how But you could look at it and not have any idea what it was because its written in So its too early to tell if other arrests will come out of McCracken Others involved in the Monday night arrest were Texas Ranger Ray New Braunfels Police Felix Kevin Stevens and patrol officer Mike We were all aware of and it percolated to the top when several people contacted the department this was going Roque We passed the information and this was the end Burlgary arrest made In other crime Comal County Sheriffs Investigator Dennis Koepp arrested a Startzville man Saturday for burglary of a Troy was arrested at a residence in Astro and placed under bond by Justice of the Peace Fred The charge against Adamson involved the 18 burglary of a house behind the Lone Star Ice House in Collision kills man By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer An autopsy on a Cedar Creek man has failed to explain what caused him to drive his car into a parked dump truck off Interstate 35 early Monday This Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger said a preliminary autopsy report indicated Robert Donald Haynes died of a crushed chest and a ruptured heart and So he died as a result of the ac and his cause of death will be listed as massive internal Krueger Witnesses said the Robert Donald seemed to drift off the road before hitting the truck at an estimated 55 miles per They said they never saw the cars brake lights come and there were no skid marks to indicate Haynes tried to Department of Public Safety Trooper Joe Fedor said the dump registered to a Dallas con struction ran out of gas about It was parked about three feet of the and had its flashers before the Fedor said the car was traveling south on Interstate 35 in the outside lane when it drifted off the roadway and hit the dump truck about miles north of the Conrad Road The truck driver was not in the area when the collision occurred about was pronounced dead at by who also ordered the autopsy to determine the cause of With these it death was almost Im sure he never knew what hit Krueger Fedor said the impact bent the steering wheel and the spare tire started to come through the back The trooper also said Haynes was not wearing a seat Drops of rain LESLIE HERALD Heavy rains over the weekend left their drops on shamrock and just about everything else in Comal The county was spared flooding that hit much of Hill Country during the AIDS victims could face quarantine AUSTIN AP AIDS sufferers who pose a public health threat should be subject to the quarantine rules that cover victims of yellow fever and other com municable State Health Commissioner Robert Bernstein If AIDS is added to the its victims could be ordered most likely in a Bernstein said Its not an arrest and in carceration he What we want to do is have another public health if Quarantine should be approved as something else in the arsenal for the fight against the spread of the oftenfatal said The Texas Department of Health will research the quarantine question and make a recommendation to the Board of Health at its 16 Gara executive director of the Texas Civil Liberties said quarantine is not needed for victims of acquired immune deficiency Its almost a unique com municable Everything we know about it suggests you have to go out of your way to get he The AIDS sufferer can live a nor mal life in most A person can quarantined by either state or local health Bernstein said no quarantines have been ordered during his six years as Local officials in Texas have wrestled with how to handle AIDS sufferers who refuse to refrain from sexual activities that can spread the San Antonio officials last week sent letters to 17 warning they could face criminal prosecution if they dont In officials recently had trouble with an AIDS victim for a defied orders to avoid sexual With quarantine state or local health officials could order AIDS victims Bernstein said a hospital would probably be the place of AIDS is a disease that cripples the bodys immune leaving the victim vulnerable to infections and other It is most likely to strike abusers of in jectable drugs and It can apparently be spread by sexual contaminated needles and See for Page 11A Tax hike upsets crowd By SARAH DUKE Staff writer SEGUIN The proposed 50 per cent Guadalupe County tax increase drew a crowd of more than 50 residents to a budget hearing at the SeguinGuadalupe County Coliseum Monday County Judge James Sagebiel the commissioners had evaluated the budget several times and had cut back on as many expenses as they We have a lot of unhappy people who didnt get the budget increases they Sagebiel The judge said one of the countys main expenses will be budgeted for permanent im provements to county Weve had people who have to get out the mop and bucket every time it he Its not our fault that the county buildings are getting old and run Most of the crowd just listened to the budget explanation without Those who did speak at the hearing asked the county com missioners to look at the budget again and cut back on Im sure you have gone over the budget several said one county In my own expenses have gone up one and onehalf times in the past few Your Guadalupe Countys expenses have gone up five times in the past few I know you have some requirements from the state and federal government that I but I dont see how they could go up so he In a few if the trend continues no one will be able to live Sagebiel told the audience that the county has relied too much in the past on surplus funds to keep the tax rate against the 50 percent tax said Charles a See Page 11A Inside Todays weather will be partly cloudy this af ternoon and tomorrow with highs reaching the low 80s and lows dropping to Yesterdays high was 70 and this mornings low was Sunset tonight will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at Correction Bears in lead The Baylor coached by Grant are the surprise team of the Southwest Conference and are leading the conference with a perfect See Page No Coleman The World Series resumes tonight in but the Cardinals will have to shoot for their third straight victory without stojenbase champ Vince Page Judge to determine legality of hydro plant hearing CLASSIFIED Pue to an inadvertent Freddie Ray Mulkey of New COMICS 79A 1011A wn connected to CROSSWORD aggravated aewal assault of a child DEAR charge Sundays HwM The 11A against Mulkey was credit DEATHS 2A carJ and was not connected to HOROSCOPE 3A OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 56A and resets any tt STOCKS 11A WEATHEH WEATHER By SARAH DUKE Staff writer AUSTIN Judge Juan Gallardo tried Monday to determine whether the Texas Water Commission was in violation of due process of law when it issued a permit to the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority to place a hydroelectric plant on Canyon Sandra an attorney representing Canyon Lake resident Lois presented several reasons why she believes the com mission acted in violation of its own rules when it granted a permit to GBRA following a hearing last Fitzpatrick said her client was not allowed to answer questions after presenting evidence why the permit should not be The commission granted the permit for GBRA to divert water being released from the dams gates through turbines to generate elec Through an agreement between New Braunfels Utility and the electicity would go to the city of New My client felt that nothing I said was Fitzpatrick Not just that the commissioners didnt ask questions but that the comments were not Gallardo responded saying that if the Canyon Lake citizens were treated differently than others presenting the matter should be looked Fitzpatvick and an attorney representing Pedernales Electric Cooperative represented several reasons why they felt the permit should not have been granted to She and tine PEC attorney said that the commission failed to follow its rules about the permit and that the commission granted the permit even though it was The PEC attorney said there is no direct evidence of the effect of the issuance of the permit on the bays and In the absense of any in commission could not have know the effects on the bays and he He added that there was no evidence that GBRA cnsidered the bays and Kim attorney representing said It is true that the words bays and estuaries do not appear on the But there was direct testimony that there would be no environmental impact on the river below the follows that there would be no impact on the bays and David GBRA director of planning and said James a consultant with testified at the commissions hearing last November about the environmental impact of the proposed hydroelectric Fitzpatrick also raised a question about the Itructual integrity of the She hpd a memo to present to the commission that cast doubt on the structural integrity of the she Fitzpatrick said the memo was between a Corps of Engineers employee and One of the points she made Monday was that the commission erred in not considering the memo as new evidence after the permit In Fitzpatrick contended that some information was missing from the permit That she was an agreement between the Corps and GBRA to provide for an the proposed hydroelectric She said the commlsMoja us jo violation of its own rules te See   

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