New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 10, 1985, Page 3

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December 10, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 10, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Briefly Texas December Inmate dies after tog Incident BRAZOR1A AP A Texas Department of Corrections Inmate had been sniffing tire repair glue in his prison cell before he authorities Inmate Jerry serving five years for a Dallas County car theft convlc died Sunday night at the TDC Clemens authorities Castillo became agitated while sniffing glue iSSundTassed l on the said Brazorla County sheriffs investigator Steve The to the but he Texas The which Is used to patch was taken from the prison s tractor repair shop by another Inmate and put into a deodorant investigators Some of the glue was put into a soft drink from which Castillo sniffed the authorities Castillos cellmate gave the soft drink can and deodorant con tainer to another who tossed the can out a Ricks Guards found the can In a prison yard and an inmate turned In the deodorant he An autopsy was ordered to determine the cause of Castillos Teenfamily slaying testimony HENDERSON AP Seven women and five men will sit as a jury during the trial of a teenager accused Of killing his half stepfather and grandmother last summer Dwaine of Crlms Chapel Is on stand trial In the beating death of 11yearold Kevin Prosecutors allege Brown beat his halfbrother to death with a baseball bat on Jurors were selected Monday and were scheduled to return today with testimony beginning at 9 Brown has been certified to stand trial as an In addition to the younger Browns Brown is accused of shooting and killing his stepfather Kenneth Dalton 35 and his grandmother Eva Juanita The victims were found in their Crims Chapel home about seven miles north of Fraternity punished for hazing AUSTIN AP A University of Texas band fraternity has been suspended from campus activities for branding freshmen with dry Ice earlier this The suspension of Kappa Kappa Psi will continue through the end of the spring The Austin AmericanStatesman reported Monday that a second student group is expected to be disciplined this week as a result of the same The fraternity suspension was ordered because several Longhorn band members had participated in a branding that took place 4 In Memorial said Glenn assistant dean of As a result of the Kappa Kappa Psi will not be able to use campus raise funds on campus or participate in in tramural The group also was placed on probation through next UT officials said they were uncertain how many freshmen were burned by dry which was applied to students lower backs dur ing an initiation meeting the night before the UT football game with About eight students were left with Ushaped red marks that lasted more than three but none of the injuries were perma said Glenn associate professor of music who is the director of the band and faculty adviser for the Conservation sanctions approved WASHINGTON AP Tough new sanc tions against farmers who contribute to the nations erosion problems won easy approval in congressional but the overall farm bill remained tangled in disagreement over commodity Soil conservation language approved by negotiators Monday would for the first time tie farm program benefits from subsidies to crop insurance to the way a farmer treats his most fragile crop It also would offer federal rent payments to entice farmers to retire from production their most erosionprone This is said Peter assistant agriculture secretary for natural Farm programs are going to work together with soil instead of This is the most historic action on soil and water conservation since the Soil Conservation Service was started 50 years said Daniel a lobbyist for the Sierra one of several en vironmental groups that had been lobbying hard on the issue all There was little major controversy as House and Senate con ferees worked out the conservation section of the But the measures central those dealing with subsidies on soybeans and were still mired in disagreement and were being worked out in closeddoor Nation AMA considers allout attack WASHINGTON AP Calling tobacco products a national health the American Medical Association is considering a broad new attack on magazine and newspaper cigarette ven ding machines and smokeless Association who spoke favorably of antitobacco proposals in hearings were to vote on them along with resolutions on dozens of other topics before adjourning on Wednes The most controversial item has been a proposed recommenda tion that the AMA lead a legislative fight to put newspapers and magazines offlimits for cigarette ads that are already barred from The urgency for it is plainly said Robert who presented the antiadvertising report at the During Mondays he and other physicians argued that tobacco and cancer are that tobacco advertising en courages Americans to use tobacco products and that the medical profession has a duty to do something about Guatamala seeks assistance GUATEMALA CITY AP President elect Vinicio landslide winner of an election to return Guatemala to civilian says he will go to Washington next week to seek assistance tor his nations throttled a 42yearold Christian Democrat who has advocated a policy of active neutrality toward Central Americas regional also said Monday he would visit El Costa Rica and Panama before the United Analysts say his election does not tortell a significant change in relations with the United New Braunf Texas December 10 1985 Man returns to face bomb charges LAS VEGAS AP A man accus ordered wifhrwif haii LAS VEGAS AP A man aceus ed of trying to blow up a Jetliner car rying his wife and three daughters so he could collect million In life in surance has waived extradition and will be returned to Albert Lee of will return to Texas to face authorities Thielman waived extradition before Magistrate Philip Pro on Monday and was ordered held without Pro said he denied bond because employed as a salesman for a prefabricated home was a threat to He was charged in an Austin arrest warrant with planting a black powder bomb in his wifes baggage aboard an 30 American Airlines Authorities say he wanted to collect life Insurance benefits to pay off debts from drugs and The bomb exploded at DallasFort Worth International Airport as bag gage handlers unloaded the No one was Thlelman Is charged with placing a destructive device on an a felony punishable by 20 years in prison and In Thlelman was arrested here Satur day mornlhg by FBI agents posing as Muse Airline ticket Thlelman will be turned over to the custody of who will accompany him to Once he arrives he will be taken immediately to the Federal Correctional Institute at He later will be arraigned before Magistrate Philip Sanders in Showdown expected over rival tax plans WASHINGTON AP The tax overhaul plan written by House Republicans would give a slightly better break to a fami ly of four with average itemized deductions than would the bill drafted by the Ways and Meana Com That whose income puts It close to the median level about half of all families earn more and half earn less would pay about in Income taxes in 1987 under the Ways and Means plan and under tHe President Reagans bill would produce a liability for the whose tax under current law would be about The calculations assume the fami ly has typical itemized deductions that total about 25 percent of ad Justed gross That is near the according to the Internal Revenue a slight shift in income or the size or type of itemized deduc tions can make the Democratic plan more For the oneearner family would fare a bit better under the Democratic as would the family that does not The Republicans would raise the personal now to for all while the Democrats would make it for nonitemizers and for The relatively small differences between how the bills would treat In dividuals underscores that the debate centers on the business Republicans say their version is far preferable on grounds the Democrats bill would make it more difficult for businesses to raise Democrats view their plan as creating a level playing field not favoring one type of business over The House Rules Committee was taking testimony on the two bills to day before setting procedures under which they will be debated by the as early as The who control the House and the Rules want only two votes in the full House one on the GOP plan and one on their ver whose own tax recom mendations are closer to the GOP has urged the House to approve one of the two bills just to keep the tax reform movement That would allow the Senate to consider the measure next But if both bills die in the the president said Monday in a letter to House it is reasonable to sug gest that tax reform might be dead for several Leaders of both who last week were doubting the future of the tax now are predicting the Democratic plan will Either bill like Reagans original reduce Individual and corporate tax rates in crease the personal exemption and standard require pro fitable companies and wealthy In dividuals to pay some and cut or kill many tax benefits when Old Main was the state had second thoughts about its purpose and Antiwar group to get Nobel Peace prize OSLO AP A ceremony to award the Nobel Peace Prize to a controversial antiwar organization founded by American and Soviet physicians began today as demonstrators protested the award in icy streets Norwegian Nobel Committee Chairman Egil Aarvik said the Inter national Physicians for the Preven tion of Nuclear War was given the award for defending the right to a life and a future for us for our children and our In their prepared acceptance the copresidents and founders of the fiveyearold Bernard Lown of the United States and Yevgeny Chazov of the Soviet attacked the expansion of the arms race into space and called for a nuclear test The award came exactly one decade after the prize was given to Soviet physicist Andrei This years award has been criticized largely because Chazov signed a political attack on a human rights activist and nuclear weapons in Hundreds of supporters of Sakharov and other Soviet dissidents demonstrated in frigid weather out side Oslo Universitys richly decorated Aula Festival Hall as the 1985 presentation The ambassadors of the United West Germany and Great Bri tain normally attend the presigious award but planned to be out of Norway today on other business or Their although not officially link ed to the were viewed in Oslo as demonstrations of unhappiness with the a professor at the Harvard University School of Public and a Soviet deputy health minister who attended the late Soviet leaders Leonid Yuri Andropov and Konstantin accepted the award at a ceremony in Oslo on behalf of the At a heated news conference Mon Lown and Chazov defended their organization against charges that it was too Chazov sidestep ped questions on human rights and Lown defended his Soviet The Nobel except for the more recent economics were established in the will of Swedish dynamite inventor Alfred They are awarded each the anniversary of Nobels death in Bowen wants to boost Medicare benefits WASHINGTON AP Otis the country doc chosen by President Reagan to head the Health and Human Services in his first statement since being nominated that Medicare should be expanded to cover the expense of catastrophic illnesses among the In his first public appearance as Bowen was to testify today before the Senate Finance which is con sidering his But even before his Bowen broke new policy ground by proposing the Medicare expansion for coverage of catastrophic il both acute and The expansion would be paid for by in creases in premiums and through the creation of investment plans called Individual Medical not by new government There can be no doubt that the cost of catastrophic health care is the 1 concern of our nations elder Bowen One criteria for evaluating any nation is how well it responds to the needs and concerns of its elderly Bowen was named by Reagan on 7 as his choice to succeed Margaret Heckler as HHS at Reagans is leaving the post to become ambassador to In announcing the Reagan cited Bowens experience as a taxcutting governor of In diana and as a including his 26 years of family practice in the small town of Bowen also was a professor at the Indiana University School of But he also served as chairman of a presidential advisory council on and some of the ideas he espoused there surfaced again on the eve of his confirmation In an article written before his nomination and just published in the FAH the magazine of the Federation of American Bowen proposed a major twopart program to extend Medicare coverage without increasing govern ment The first part would increase Medicare premiums by about a month to provide full protection against catastrophic illness for older Medicare now pays the full cost of only the first 60 days in a Fees of a day start on the 6lst and a per day charge starts on the 91st After 150 the patient is responsible for the full old people are unprotected if they develop a catastrophic illness that requires lengthy Between 65 percent and 70 percent of Medicare recipients now buy so called Medigap supplemental in surance policies to cover that paying premiums ranging from to a Bowen said his plan would provide equal or better coverage for far less Under this proposed the costs of catastrophic care would be spread over all 28 million Medicare Bowen Auditor Home had cash flow problems SAN ANTONIO AP A nursing home corporation charged in the murder of a patient paid for doctor insurance premiums and more than in salary and bonuses to its president in an auditor has Robert president of Autumn Hills Convalescent Centers is one of five defendants in the murder byneglect The testimony Monday came from Howard an accountant and investigator for the state attorney generals Johnson said he conducted an audit of the corporation from the day Elnora Breed died at an Autumn Hills The audit showed Gay received a salary of a dividend of and an bonus during that time The Gay and four other current and former Autumn Hills employees are charged in Breeds The prosecution claims Autumn Hills executives skimped on patient care so they could reap more profits from the nursing Johnson said his audit of Autumn Hills finances showed Gay received in salary and Those he included payments on and repair of five cars and a motor Two of the vehicles were for Gays two for his wife and one for Johnson The which included a Cadillac a Mark cost the com pany he The corporation also paid for a deer lease tor Gay and for trips to British Columbia and Colorado tor Gay and his the audit Gay also charged the company for medical bills and more than for insurance premiums for him and his The audit also showed the corpora tion made several payments benefit ting other businesses owned by For Johnson said Autumn Hills purchased a certificate of deposit for Gay to use as collateral for a loan to pay off debts on another business he own Did your audit show cash flow problems at Autumn Hills asked prosecutor Jim They had cash now Johnson The auditor said he based his con clusion on several Among he was the fact that the corporation had to borrow money every month from January to November to meet the Johnson said the audit also showed the company took out small loans ranging from to six teen times during that The corporation also paid for interest on mortgages on nursing he TODAYS THOUGHTS WITH BOB DIETZ A welladjusted person is one who can play bridge or golf as if they were Football builds What else would induce a spectator to sit out In the open In subfreezing weather Its important that people who work for you know what you stand Its equally important that they know what you wont stand When a friend is in dont annoy him by asking if there is anything you can Think up something appropriate and do When Your Thoughts Turn To Eating Out Think Churchs Fried Chicken 824 San Antonio Mew Braunfels 1254491 Government Guaranteed Bonds Guaranteed as to principal Insured Certificates 01 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