New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, February 18, 1987, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

February 18, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 18, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Assault Continued from Page 1A prosecuted Gaconnet on a lesser misdemeanor charge in County Court-at-law in order to get a conviction to enhance revocation of probation charges. Gaconnet was serving probation on an earlier felony conviction of burglary. Reimer said he had to make a quick decision since the man had to either be charged or released. “I had to either fish or cut bait. I had no reports to go on and really was not familiar with the case other than what Mrs. Grosser had toid me,” the county attorney said. Reimer said the 45-day sentence Gaconnet drew in county court was “tougher than usual” for a misdemeanor offense. “Under the circumstances, with very little to work with, 45 days was pretty good handling of the taxpayers’ money.” Comal County jail officials inadvertently released Gaconnet Feb. 13 after failing to check for any holds the man may have. Gaconnet, who had accrued 45 days prior to county court’s ruling, had a governor’s writ remanding him to Texas Department of Corrections on the revocation charge. Jail Administrator Walt Sumner confirmed the man’s erroneous release and said authorities are searching for the missing felon. “We hope to have him back in custody today. This is embarrasing to me and hope it never happens again,” Sumner said. The jail administrator stated that officials “Under the circumstances, with very little to work with, 45 days was pretty good handling of the taxpayers’ money.” Bill Reimer County Attorney routinely check for holds when releasing a prisoner but that an oversight had been made in this instance. The woman vowed to continue her fight against the system to let the public know that a man who tried to kill her has been set free. “I think that’s why I’m alive,” she said. “That’s why the blow didn’t kill me is because I need to change the system.” “I think a man ought to be given a chance. But after he’s been given that chance and messed up over and over, he needs to be locked up,” Grosser said of Gaconnet, the man who she says tried to kill her. The woman said Gaconnet has one other bodily injury charge against him for biting his stepmother. Grosser said she plans to up her fight against the system, in particular, against Schroeder. She said she will be at the courthouse every week, sitting on her car and holding a sign to let the public know all is not well with their government. NBISD Continued from Page 1A doors almost one year ago. Memorial already has applied for waivers from the state because first-grade classrooms have exceeded the 22 students limit. Reimer said he is keeping an eye on Austin to see how education fares Lobby. under the Legislative budget-cutting measures. “Right now is the most dangerous time for school districts because the Legislature is in session,” he said. “I understand they have to cut the budget but we’re not going to improve the economy by cutting education funding.” He added that an educated public is essential to a healthy economy. Educators' salaries have improved greatly since the early 1970s, Reimer said. At that time, teachers received a $50 a year bonus for having a bachelor’s degree or a $100 annual bonus for a master’s degree. Continued from Page LA senteeism, slowdowns, mistakes, deaths, imprisonment and employees leaving jobs for criminal careers to support habits. Approximately 50 percent of youth lie to their parents about drugs, while 55 percent say their parents never ask. According to the survey. 1.1 million youths between the ages of ll and 17 years run away every year and the chances of recovering those who are gone for longer than a week are greatly reduced. About 5,000 young people commit suicide each year, with 75 percent of those being male. Approximately 500,000 others attempt suicide. 90 percent of those female. Of those who commit suicide, the majority tend to keep things to themselves, are generally “loners” and under pressure to achieve or please their parents. They feel they are unrecognized and not appreciated Those who attempt suicide, according to statistics compiled, are often first-born children with an absent father. When parents are divorced, children often blame themselves for the split. The survey said school is a teenager's number one problem. Sixty percent said they study to pass, not learn. Fifty-five percent said they cheat in school and 58 percent of those said they do not feel guilty about cheating. The top seven discipline problems in public schools in the 1940s were listed as talking, chewing gum, making noise, running in the hall, getting out of turn in line, wearing improper clothing and not putting paper in wastebasket. The top seven discipline problems listed in the 1980s are drug abuse, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, suicide, rape, robbery and assault with bombings, murder, gang warfare, abortion and venereal disease following. Other statistics contained in the packet include: — It is estimated that 11.6 million teenagers are sexually active, while 75 percent say they have never discussed birth control with their parents. Teen-agers have SI percent of abortions and 50 percent of illegitimate children in the United States. — Texas is second only to California in the number of pregnancies of girls 14 years or less, accounting for one-tenth of such pregnancies in the country. — In fiscal year 1985, Texas spent $15 million in AFDC payments to teen-age mothers. In that year, 9,000 mothers received monthly payments, some as young as ll years, and they had 20,000 children among them. — The statistics reveal the state pays $6,000 in benefits to a low income or teen-age mother who goes on welfare as the result of an out-of-wedlock birth, while family planning services provided by the state cost about $49 per teen. Police Report A burglary over the weekend at the Comal County Mental Health Center. 511 North St., was investigated Monday by New Braunfels police. A list of items taken in the incident had not been made as of presstime. — An employee of l<evinson Restaurant Supply, a San Antonio based company located at 121 Interstate 35 K., reported the theft of $9,800 worth of supplies over the past month and a half including tables, chairs, desks, racks, shelving, china glassware and cooking and eating utensils. — Butch OU, 45, reported the theft of $404 cash that occurred over the weekend in the 500 block of South Seguin. — A brick was used to break a window at the residence of Tammy Bohuslar, 24, Monday evening in the 300 block of Dollar Drive. — Anita Sanders reported the theft of her daughter s purse, which contained a checkbook, from an apartment Friday at the Bavarian Manor Apartments, 614 Bavarian Dr. — A rock was reportedly used to break a window of a car. A cassette tape case containing ten cassettes, valued at $80, belonging to Wade Felker, 17, was taken. The incident occurred over the weekend in the 1200 block of North Walnut. — Police responding to a disturbance call Sunday evening arrested David Aleman Alejos, 25, of 267 N. West End St., at his residence and charged him with resisting arrest. — A simple assault-family violence report was made Sunday afternoon in Obituaries connecUon with an incident at the Old Town Inn, 201N. Loop 337. — Jeffrey Wallace Hamp, 22, of 575 E. Torrey, Apt. 917, was arrested Sunday evening for driving while license suspended. Hamp was stopped along the frontage road of Interstate 35 East in the 1000 block for expired auto tags. — The burglary Sunday afternoon of an apartment was reported by Steve Morris, 22, at 750 Interstate 35 E. A 19-inch color television and a Sanyo VCR unit, no value given, were taken. — A San Antonio man, Wayne Tedrow, reported the theft (rf his license plate validiation sticker while in the 600 block of South Walnut Friday. — Tracey Langendorff, 17, who gave a rural New Braunfels address, complained Saturday evening of an aggravated assault with a motor vehicle, which occurred while she was in the 900 block of Loop 337. — A list of items stolen in the weekend burglary of the New Braunfels Girl Scout House, located in the 300 block of Howard Street, was not complete as of late Tuesday. — An U-year-old female was arrested and released Friday following ber alledged theft of a dress, valued at $17.97, and a pearl necklace set, $4.97, from K-Mart, 626 S. Walnut. — Kevin Bell, 17, filed a simple assault complaint Friday evening in connection with a disturbance at Burger King Restaurant, 236 N. Interstate 35. Public Records Marriages Adolfo Paredes to Raquel Hernandez Paulo Sanchez to Sylvia Flores Ortiz Wesley A. Hunt to Lois E. Ar-chambeault Javier Miranda to Eloisa Gonzalez Russell G. Erben to Marjorie M. Kendall Taaaa District Court Civil Filings Porfirio Bonifacio v. Manuel Alfred Michael Koury Services for Alfred Michael Koury of 505 Dallas St. will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Arnold of New Braunfels and the Rev. W. Paul Harries of Houston officiating. Burial will be in Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston at 2:30 p.m. Koury, 74, died Feb. 17 at McKenna Memorial Hospital. Koury was born March 9, IMS, to Mike and Rose (nee Wohlert) Koury in Sour Uke. He married Marge Koury in Houston on AugJI, 1933. She preceded him in death Sept. 19,1913. Koury was a New Braunfels resident for 24 years. He was vice president and division manager of Champion Paper and Fiber Co. in Pasadena until his retirement in 1950. Koury was a member of the Harvard Club and numerous civic and charitable organizations. Survivors include his mother, Rose Koury of dona; one daughter, Karen Koury Barbour of New Braunfels; two sisters, Mrs. John Childress of (Mona and Mrs. Weldon Cobb of Pasadena; and two gran-children. Visitation will be until 8 p.m. today. Memorials may be given to the charity of one's choice. Sftrapla Galvan Stocks Market off to new high NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market swept ahead today, picking up where it left off in Tuesday’s record-setting rise to new highs. The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials climbed 17.58 to 2,255.06 in the first half hour of trading. NEW YORK (AF) -Morning stocks: AMR Corp Amer Can Ameritech s High 61% 105 89% Low 60% 103% 89 Last 60% 104% 89% Selma Continued from Page 1A down, steel posts stolen, and alcoholic beverage cans scattered or dumped into our land,” Mr. Osborn said. When the problem reached a real crisis stage, Mr. Osborn appeared before both Schertz and Selma city councils demanding legal action. All he received, he said, was a lecture and advice to talk the matter over with the owners of the Blue Bonnet Palace, which he did. A week later, Osborn met with Blue Bonnet Palace owners Melvin and Clarence John. As the problem worsened, they both agreed they would help the Osborns in every way possible to correct the problems. Still another week had gone by when Osborn met with Schertz Mayor Steve Goose, who agreed with them that something must be done. Selma Mayor Elgin Friesenhahn was also contacted, but voiced no concern, stating “his hands were tied.” Friesenhahn said, “We (Selma) have police at the hall every time there is an event.” Goose instructed Osborn to erred warning signs along his property. The signs were stolen. Goose advised Osborn to work out the problem with the Selma and Schertz police. The problem in most cases, according to Mrs. Osborn, was that justice wasn’t served to the fullest. She continued, “Most of the time, we catch someone in the act. Some were released over to their parents, others paid a fine and returned to take it out on us again.” The Osborns recall, however, that justice was served when they con-tacted Guadalupe County Constable Hugo Ackerman!!. “Mr. Ackermann was very concerned,” Mr. Osborne said. He later met with state highway officals who inturn erected a large sign adjacent to Interstate 35 and Lookout Road. Now, months later, ”we still have a reall problem. There will be some good weekends and no trouble, then here it comes again,” said Mrs. Osborn. The Osborns said they believe Billy Mueller has done a fine job with the road maintance crew in keeping the roadway clean on mornings following a dance. Mueller feels both Schertz and Selma must crack down on these offenders. Win, loose or draw, the Osborns will continue to have a problem, and until someone puts new ideas on the drawing board, it will remain a gigantic headache. Montes, malpractice Mark TschaUchala v. Camp Warnecke Resorts, workmans compensation. Divorcee Buckley, Martha J. and Joseph C. Kuehlem, Sandra and Henry Ball, Carol L. and Johnston E. Jr. Altamirano, Alvaro G- and Juanita Davis, Richard Jr. and Maria E. 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Lows in the lower 30s Southeast Texas to near 50 lower Rio Grande Valley. Cloudy over all South Texas on Thursday with a chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s to lower 60s. WEST TEXAS: Mostly cloudy with scattered rain through Thursday. Cooler Thursday. Lows tonight mid 20s Panhandle to 90s elsewhere. Highs Thursday upper 90s north to mid 60s valleys of southwest. Skies were mostly clear over Texas today as the result of a ridge of high pressure that lingered overhead. Low-level clouds were over the extreme eastern part of East Texas near the Louisiana border and also over sections of the middle Rio Grande plains. A few high-level clouds covered sections of far West Texas and the Panhandle. Winds were northerly at 5 to IO mph over the eastern half of the state, while light southerly winds were common elsewhere. However winds of near 20 mph were reported in the Guadalupe Pass in the mountains of far West Texas. Temperatures overnight were mainly in the 20s and 30s except for readings in the 40s and low 50s across the southern sections of South Texas. Extremes at 4 a.m. ranged from 23 at Marfa to 53 at Brownsville. Forecast SOUTH TEXAS: Partly cloudy east tonight and cloudy west with a TAX PREPARATION Darryl G. Hoag Certified Public Accountant New Braunfels National Bank Building 1000 North Walnut, Suite 202 629-1922 Computerized Bookkeeping, Financial Planning, Audit and Management Advisory Services Hunter Junction Since 1981 Servlets art pending at Zoelltr Funeral Homa for Sarepta Galvan of 411N. Krueger. Galvan, 75, died Fab. ft    UanmHfl    . Guadalupe Gallegos Servicee for Guadalupe Gallegoe of RL I. Box SNK in New Braunfels are pending at Bottler Funeral Homa. Gallegoa, 72, died Fab. 17 at T-SHIRTS & SPORTSWEAR Handmade in Texas Toys • Quilts - Dolls Armadillos of all Kinds Texas Books Winter Homa EIIHI1 160S Hunter Rd. 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