Tuesday, October 29, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 29, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Nation Heart transplant patients recovering See Page 3A Comal cfs same Wmtttr cfs down 264 Canyon outflow 926 cfs down Edwards down Canyon Lake level down want Loeffler See Page 7 A Read about Cornel ounty pleyers the Page 5A New Braunfels M M HB New Texas 212 Tuesday October 25 Cents 34 Sections Hurricane Juan avoids Texas coast HOUSTON AP After taunting the Texas coast for two erratic Hurricane Juan moved eastward early today and unleashed its fury on southeastern The worst for us is said Bill spokesman for the National Weather Service office in Port After stalling off the western Louisiana coast the sur prise lateseason storm backtracked and moved Its eye crossed southeast Louisianas desolate marshlands near Morgan City about Three people were deM and at least nine were including five men aboard a 100foot crew At 9 Juans center was about 70 miles westsouthwest of New the weather service It was centered near latitude and was reported drifting northeastward at 5 to 10 Juans maximum sustained winds remained at 85 mph with higher gusts in the weather service Hurricane warnings were raised from Port to Gale warnings were in effect from Port Arthur to and from Mobile east to Hurricane warnings could be extended to the Florida Panhandle later forecasters The weather service also canceled flash flood watches and flood wat ches that had been in effect over portions of Southeast Texas and East but warned that additional rainfall during the day could cause Theres been almost inches of rain since Patterson Thats a lot for which is normally the second driest month of the The heavy rains and the threat of street flooding Monday morning caused school officials in Orange and Jefferson counties to dismiss schools by early The Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation also closed Texas Highway 87 because of high Officials in the Golden Triangle area took a wait and see attitude before preparing to activate emergency Only one of 10 evacuation centers setup along the Texas Gulf Coast remained open Monday Gale warnings are in effect from Port Arthur to Brownsville and east of the mouth of the Mississippi River to the weather service Forecasters said earlier they were especially concerned about the threat of heavier rains because most of Southeast Texas already has recorded rainfall nearly every day for the past two This is the greatest threat for See Page 7A Man charged with trespassing By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A 37yearold San Marcos man was arrested and charged Monday with criminal in connection with an 4 incident involving a pregnant woman in Comal Billy Ray Mobley of 518 Linda San has been released from custody on a Justice of the Peace Fred Stewart set the bond amount and issued the warrant for Mobleys based on a investiation by Comal County Sheriffs Investigator The arrest was made Monday by Warrant Officer Bob Kroesche said the victim was unharmed when the suspect walked into her house around 11 on He walked while she was in bed and stood out in the he Smash up DERYL New Braunfels Police patrolman Robert Owens looks at a Toyota that was involved in a collision with the van this morning at the intersection of Torrey and The driver of the Kim of New was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital for NBHS mascot recovering Mindy New Braunfels High Schools Eunice the Unicorn is in stable condition at McKenna Memorial Hospital after an accident before Fridays New BraunfelsCanyon football a collided with Unicorn wide receiver Claude Porterie during pregame drills and was assisted from the She was diagnosed as having a concussion and was taken to the Jim New Braunfels football said the accident occurred when Largent headed toward the middle of the field to take part in the exchange of gifts between the schools student She had been down on our end of the and she cut across toward the Streety She couldnt really see where she was going inside that and Claude just ran right into her at full a was not The first thing she asked when they got to her was if Claude was Streety SVHS without water Inside CLASSIFIED 14B School was cut short for students at Smithson Valley due to an electric problem that left the school without Sandra Comal ISD public information said a tran sformer belonging to CISD and located on campus was experiencing mechanical problems The problems in left the water pump on campus without So were having a water but its really an electric she Weve found the part we need in San but it will be several hours before water service is restored to the Thats why classes are being dismissed but we will have school tomorrow she Jackson said students were dismissed after second period which ends around COMICS SB CROSSWORD 6B Utilities gets new trustee DEAR ABBY 6B DEATHS 2A HOROSCOPE 3A OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 56A Guadalupe allows reserves to work at fair STOCKS 8A WEATHER 2A By SARAH DUKE Staff writer SEGUIN Guadalupe County Commissioners voted Monday to allow county reserve deputies to work for the Guadalupe County Fair Association next year provided the association pays the county for the reserves This action came after the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies received a complaint a few weeks ago that the officers were working for the Guadalupe County Fair During the fair 1112 reserve officers were working as security The officers were to have been paid by the fair An investigator from the state board informed Guadalupe County Sheriff Melvin Harborth that reserve deputies are not licensed to work for any organization other than the Following Mondays action by the reserve officers will be allowed to work for the fair association and taxing entities in the Reserve officers have been providing security at local high school football According to the the officers will still provide security at games but the school districts will enter into a contract with the county for the The school districts will pay the The county will then pay the See Page 7A Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for sunny skies today and becoming fair Winds will be from the northwest at 20 miles per hour decreasing to 510 mph tonight and shifting to northerly at 1015 mph on Highs today and Wednesday should be in the low with a low tonight in the mid Drive in closing Due to all drivein lines for New Braunfels Utilities will be closed Thursday through Payments can be made at the NBU by mail or by the night deposit ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer New Braunfels City Council Monday appointed a former Texas Power and Light superintendent to the New Braunfels Utilities board of Mornhinweg will take over the spot filled by chairman Bill who declined reappointment for personal an electrical worked for the power company for 35 He served 15 of those years as superintendent of In thanking the council for his unanimous Mor nhinweg said he would help the utilities board formulate policy that will permit the utility system to operate Also council appointed five members to the Drainage Board of Adjustment and The board will oversee regulations set forth in the citys new drainage or Terms of the members will expire with the ordinance in Members are a design engineer and contractor Atanacio a private citizen Victor a retired road and drainage specialist Louis a and Bobbie resident engineer with the Texas Department of Highways and Public Tran Also council Approved the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to have Hoffpauir and Ehrler conduct a resource management analysis for the parks and the golf The firm will review existing fees at the picnic and other facilities and will analyze potential user fees and other funding sources for Camp Comal adult softball the Babe Ruth HEB soccer fields and other See Page A Trial prosecutors differ over advantages of amendments By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Editor Note A series of articles OB be state coMtttuttaMl amead neats beghw Amendments will be takes out of sequence in groups wifb common In the ttrst amcndmcnti U and IS will be exvBtaed All three deal vita the criminal Justice Local prosecutors and district judges are backing Amendment which will require that any challenge to an indictments wording be done before the trial Local trial lawyers oppose the amendment Passage of this amendment would eliminate many of the absurd technicalities which have allowed defendants to be set free because the appellate courts inability to be reasonable or logical in their in terpretation of the District Attorney BUI Schroeder County Attorney Bill Reimer saying that the amendment means that if the defendants lawyer cannot find anything wrong with the wording of an indictment or in formation before he will in essence be accepting Every voter who has ever gotten angry over criminals getting out on loopholes should vote for Reimer It will do away with letting a convicted murderer go free because the indictment did not specify whether the defendant drowned his victim in tea or Local trial lawyer John Chunn opposes the saying it means the state does not have to follow the Until you sit in the position of the you cant Chunn But when it comes to the there are no technicalities or The state either alleges the specifics of what they are ac cusing a person or they Distrct Judge Robert Pfeuffer who supports the amendment used another example where a defendant had to be reindicted because the indictment did not specify what part of the defendants anatomy was used to stomp to death his Chunn pointed out however that even in cases where the defendant will not lose his appeals are allowed on the grounds that the pleadings are insufficient to support the What bothers me the most about it is the objections will have to be raised before the trial and perhaps even in a pretrial Chunn Its about time that the law was as fair to victims as it is to the Reimer Plenty of safeguards are already in place for the If a lawyer overlooks a really essential the See 7A