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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Number of nonTexans in state decreases COLLEGE STATION AP For the first time in more than a the number of nonTexans moving in to the Lone Star State is a Tex as University researcher The latest Inmigration figures are down considerably from the people who moved to Texas in the first part of this Steve professor and head of department of rural sociology said Murdock said the latest in mlgratlon figures are down con siderably from the people who moved to Texas from other states in the first part of this About people moved into Texas from other states during the he The states population is continu ing to grow from births and in but the rate of growth in most places is substantially lower than he Harris and Montgomery counties actually had a net loss of residents to other a pattern which has not occurred for at least a decade and a he using figures from the Bureau of the Census informa said BryanCollege Station and Odessa are among the Texas cities experiencing the largest declines in the number of residents moving into their In the rate of inmlgratlon to Houston was com pared to percent in The rate of inmigration to BryanCollege Station dropped from percent in 198082 to percent in Odessas rate dropped from per cent to percent during the same he Of theStates 26 metropolitan statistical he sixteen showed declines in net inmlgration while most of the others had Insignifi cant he Theres no doubt that the areas showing the most substantial downturns are those dependent dn gas and Among the cities where the number of Presidents moving In is gaining significantly are which had a 6 percent rate of In mlgratlon in 198082 and an 8 percent rate In and with rate of percent lii 198082 and percent In Amarlllo also continues to gain residents from out of with a percent inmigration rate in 198082 and 3 percent for the next two year Former nursing home officer testifies of falsified records SAN ANTONIO AP A former administrator at a Texas City nurs ing home admitted to her superiors she falsified time cards and other staffing records used for Medicaid the companys former treasurer has James former treasurer of Autumn Hills Convalescent Centers said news of the falsified records surfaced in early 1978 when a state welfare Investigator visited a company nursing home in Texas Ci The former Marie telephoned corporate head quarters in Houston about the in vestigators Wise testified Wise said he conducted a threeday internal audit and verified that the nursing home had presented in formation to the state that workers worked and in reality they didnt Wise offered the testimony in the murderbyneglect trial of the cor poration and five of its current and former They are charged in the death of Elnora The 87 yearold woman died 47 days after she entered an Autumn Hills facility in Texas Indictments against the defendants claim a pattern of neglect existed at the facility and that there was falsification of records 1 found there was in fact falsification of time cards and other staffing Wise It was exten Wise said he and Autumn Hills President Robert Gay and vice presi dent Ron both defen dants in the then met with Rit She initially took the position that nothing had been done he But after I showed her several ex she broke down in tears and admitted she falsified the Wise A Galvestori County grand jury later investigated the allegations of but i never returned indict Ritchie is not a defendant in the current Wise also1 testified corporate of ficers weregiven monthly bonuses based on the money they saved the The handed out in cash at monthly ranged from to Prosecutors have claimed Autumn Hills nursing homes were understaff ed and there was patient neglect lecause thci corporate defendants were intent on making a students resume uneasy coexistence after shooting DALLAS AP It took a an aggravated assault charge and a week of but students concede that Betty Minyard Stein made her point Leave her alone or face the business end of her She got her point said David an 18yearold student at Highland Park High She took the law into her own hands and made us more afraid of Jurors sentenced Stein to 10 years probation Tuesday for shooting a stu dent who screeched out of a parking spot near her says shes been harassed by students for years and she wont hesitate to fight And students say they plan to steer clear of the eccentric woman who lives in a shrubberyshrouded house across the street from their To make the point even school worried that she showed little remorse for the July shooting of 18yearold Ward Huey say they have warned students to stay away from who said before her trial she had no regrets about the shooting and would fire at students has vowed to appeal her conviction and the fined it The woman said during her that she would do whatever was necessary to protect The problem is still and something else could said 16yearold Amy a My mom doesnt want me to walk out that side of the I want to stay away from I think its dangerous that shes not going to said 18yearold John Its unfortunate shes been but she shot so meone and then said in court that shed do it Stein had been plagued by students who taunted her relentlessly and mistreated her pets over the past 30 testimony before visiting State District Judge Moye show Mount Belvieu files suit MONT BELVIEU AP At torneys for this refinery town filed a lawsuit seeking to enjoin industries from storing hydrocarbons in the towns salt dome and to collect million in Houston attorney Lee Gill said Wednesday he will attempt to com bine the latest lawsuit with one con cerning a 1980 gas leak so he can get an early trial on the latest Mont a Chambers County community of about is perched atop a salt dome and about a dozen oil companies store gases us ed in petrochemical production underneath the City officials Monday authorized attorneys to sue and take whatever other action is necessary to protect the public interests of its The council approved a suit seek ing at least million in actual damages and in punitive Among the defendant companies in the suit is Warren Petroleum a Chevron subsidiary and owner of a Mont Belvieu plant where a series of explosions on 5 left two men Chevron officials declined to com ment on the Other companies which use the salt dome include Conoco Tenneco Exxon Diamond Shamrock Arco Xral Storage and Terminaling Citco Texas Eastern and Entex The ultimate goal of the city is to protect its citizens through whatever means available and recover damages to the attorney John White One positive result could be improved safety pro In addition to the city three Mont Belvieu property owners have filed a classaction lawsuit against Warren on behalf of all the towns residents seeking million in A third lawsuit also has been filed by the wife and children of James Howard Hoffman one of the welders killed during the recent The seeking claims Warren was negligent in causing Hoffmans The 5 blast occurred when an underground pipeline spewing isobutane and gasoline and triggering a series of explosions and a blaze that took firefighter six hours to The blast was not the first to rock this community 30 miles northeast of In about 820 million cubic feet of gases leaked from a Warren underground forcing the evacuation of more than 70 families some for as long as six Last a Dow Chemical pipeline causing an explo sion and fire that destroyed one home and damaged four other Council members met with Mark White in Austin Wednesday to discuss the industrial hazards facing the city and possible White agreed to respond with possible solu tions in 10 Mont Belyieu Mayor Fred Miller Wants the responsible companies to buy out 419 homes and businesses en dangered by the storage NOW SHOWING The Largest Selection of Video Movies and Accessories Take advantage of our Winter Membership Special Ends February 1986 Ask about our OruNite Rentals COUPON Good for 50 off any movie rental at any One coupon per Not valid for 2 for SEQUIN 1005 NEW BRAUNFELS 665 Briefly Texas November Page 5 A Texas Comptroller says lottery might be a good thing SAN ANTONIO AP Texas Comptroller Bob Bullock says a state lottery could prove to be the best method of easing a financial crisis he predicts the Texas treasury will face by Speaking at a Rotary Club meeting here Bullock said he would not bet on parimutuel wagering to bolster state revenues and help meet the ever Increasing demand for state But he did endorse a state saying could generate lots of money when the economic outlook suggests the next Legislature will encounter a tougher budgetcutting process than was experienced this During the 1985 legislative lawmakers fac ed a billion budget shortfall and were forced to cut raise some fees and triple college A lottery could net Texas as much as million within four Bullock He was supportive of the prolottery movement during this years legislative Public opinion polls have indicated that more Tex ans favor a state lottery than favor parimutuel bet ting on horse Mark White has opposed a state saying it would be a breeding ground for Missing husband found HOUSTON AP A charred body found in an ex pensive sports car last week has been identified as that of Houston banker Edward Harris County medical examiners officials Harry Hall with the medical examiners office said Wednesday that had been identified through dental The bankers charred 1984 Jaguar was found Friday in far west Harris Baker founded Vanguard Group an Investment in His wife of six Sandy told reporters Sunday she feared two Miami mobsters ordered her husband executed after they lost about million in a Vanguard investment He told me they were going to kill Houston private detective Clyde hired by said Baker was trapped in a serious financial One of the largest debts he owed was to two Miami investors with reputed underworld he One of his deals with the men and they lost about Despite numerous Earl Bockel Im afraid were still at square Weve developed no real suspects at this Investigators also were checking on a second unidentified body found a quartermile away from the charred Jaquar Pair held in cocaine seizure CORPUS CHRISTI AP Two Colombians are in the Nueces County Jail after Border Patrol agents said they found nearly million worth of co caine in a secret compartment in an 18wheel tractor Magistrate Eduardo De Ases denied bond to Dario GallegoOcampo and Jose Ignacio Castrillon both They are charged with possession of cocaine with intent to They were arrested at a border patrol checkpoint near Falfurrias about 7 Wednesday after 284 pounds of cocaine were found in a secret compartment in the trailers said Silvestre chief of the McAllen border patrol Reyes said the believed to be arrived at the checkpoint about 6 Wednesday in the 1982 Peterbilt He said after a routine check of the vehicle mari juana was found in a glove box and then agents sear ched the entire Border patrol agents in the McAllen sector have seized nearly million worth of narcotics in the past six compared to million during the last fiscal said Newspaper 99 years bomber gets DALLAS AP After a life prison term was ruled a judge sentenced Marshall DeWayne Williams to 99 years in prison for engineering the newsrack bomb that killed his District Judge Joe Fish handed Williams that sentence Wednesday after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals said 5 that federal law permits life sentences to be imposed only by a trial is eligible for parole after 10 years under either Fish Ward Williams 60yearold was killed in January 1984 near his Dallas apartment when he opened a newsrack containing a Keeton and Williams mother had separated a few weeks before the 2DAY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL FRIDAY SATURDAY ONLY SWEATERS PULLOVERS COLORS L XL Off ENTIRE STOCK MENS LONG SLEEVE DRESS SHIRTS 14 18 NECKS LENGTH 32 TO 37 NAME BRANDS QUALITY COLORS PLAIDS BOTTONDOWN COLLARS 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