Tuesday, July 14, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas f July m committee members feud over North briefing on Contra situation Hi AP Oliver handed an extraordinary nationally televised today delivered a pfo Centra briefing before the committees that Was modeled after the slide show he used so effectively while wof kifig in the White North said the briefing was designed to show the Soviet threat in this and included descriptions of Russian Weapons found in various Central American the glare of national television lights in the committee room prevented North from projecting the slides in a way that could be he held each of 5 slides in his hand while he described what they Norths proContra pitch followed a lengthy bout of wrangling by the in vestigating Several committee members wanted North to deliver his briefing later in the day and In another But pfoContra Republicans and he was permitted to the ceding of time to North to make his strippeddown proContra pitch Was a parliamentary coup for the members of the investigating committees who favor support for the Nicaraguan It came as North appeared as a witness at the hearings for the sixth straight day and as former National Security Adviser Robert McFarlane waited in the wings to contradict Norths sworn testimony on a number of important Norths appeal was modeled after the one he said he had given more than 100 times to members of Congress and private Included in the latter were some citizens who later contributed money to the I throughout the hearings lirectly solicited and he ifatioii after concluding North has I that he never repeated that his While North held sway before the com President Reagan maintained his silence about the But while posing for pictures with Republican congressional Reagan vowed that once the hearings have You wont be able to shut me The issue of the slide show came Up as soon as the committees began their session for the James complained that the committees were attempting to cover up part of the evidence in the affair by attempting to deny North use of the Iran Contra hearing That would be in my if not Courier Weather Effective today Water Watch Comal cfs up 198 Canyon Lake cfs down 205 Canyon Lake cfs down 250 Canyon Lake down Edwards down Because of the high lake Cranes Mill Canyon Park and Comal Park and all Corps of Engineers and Comal County boat ramps are Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Mostly cloudy tonight and Wednesday with scattered thundershowers southeast and widely scattered thundershowers partly cloudy Highs Wed nesday mostly in the 90s excpet near 102 Lows tonight in the 70s except in the 60s Hill Country to near 80 on the WEST TEXAS Scattered thunderstorms Panhandle and South Plains otherwise partly cloudy with isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms areawide through Lows tonight from upper 50s north to middle 60s south and except near 70 Big Highs on Wednesday 90 to 95 except near 100 Big NORTH TEXAS Fair Lows 65 to Partly cloudy Highs 88 to But Warren Quite whats going on here is an attempt to further the cause of the And Daniel chairman of the Senate Whether were for or against the that issue is not before if there is an said Paul the issue is the nature of the presentation and putting together a presentation now doesnt establish what the presentation was Courier said he Would insist on a formal Vote of the Committee in an attempt to permit North to deliver the appeal in the formal hearing which is equipped for live television It never came to after a recess of nearly an Inouye came back to say that North would be permitted lo deliver his At the urging of he said the slides would be made part of the printed record of the In the Lee D chairman of the said McFarlane intends to challenge statements made by his former subordinate over the past These statements involve at least three areas where testifying with a grant of limited of limited said he had authority from superiors solicitation of third countries for aid for the Contras the Contra resupply program and alteration of In all three its a question of Hamilton I think there is a flat conlradiclion as to those He is coming in because he wants to directly dispute and contradict the testimony of Colonel North on those several Season swim pass holders wont have to pay surcharge By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Births McKenna Memorial Hospital and Steve Davies 3409 Country Cibolo 11 ouncegirl July and Paul DeBerjeois 173 Greta 5ounce girl July Beginning New Braunfels residents holding season swim passes will not be required to pay the additional quarter surcharge to enter either municipal swimming facilities in Landa The matter had been one of con troversy for Ihe pasl month wien Ihe Parks and Recreation Advisory Board asked for feedback from residenls holding such annual Chairman Carl Fcx and member Allene Wofford said Ihey had received numerous coir plaints from season swim pass upset that annual prices had been raised while having to pay the ad ditional I Council member atlarge James Goodbread and District 3 councilman Ed Sciantarelli said they had received numerous complaints during the past couple of Goodbread recommended removing the surcharge requirement from season swim pass Action was before council to merely ratify a previous agreement to allow season swim pass holders to use Prince Solms Park Tube Chute at no extra a resolution which Was approved administralively two weeks City Attorney Barry Moore advised council they could proceed with any further amendments lo Ihe swim fee It was given a first reading and was approved with the surcharge change and City Manager Joe Michie said Ihe resolulion would be honored effeclive No other changes were made and those entering the Olympic or Spring fed pools on a daily basis will still be required to pay the quarter sur which goes into a special capital improvements fund to ad dress future pool The people are unhappy with said We need to act on it not at the end of he in reference to wanting the matter handled administratively instead of waiting for two more council readings of the ordinance Mayor ProTern Ramon Chapa We have to listen to the the CountyBudget Public Meetings Comal Central Appraisal Continued from Page 1A vices to their property in Bulverde Ranches The property was purchased on after the directive to stop illegal subdivision developers was adopted by the commissioners approval of request to go out for bids for shelving units for the County Clerks office and the County Courl atLaw recognition of the fee officer reports for approval of all Board of Directors will meet Thursday Continued from Page iA at in appraisal with some Rudd adding that he hoped the talks with Hobby and Lewis would lead to a solution before the special session ends July The I back home have come to the conclusion that getting the Legislature out of here is more importanl than nearly anything else we as long as we have some adequate funding for everything we should Rudd Then I think they feel its more important that we get out of here and let the thing offices at 644 North Loop The board will discuss purcha District district e of a telephone system for the newjoffices a request to purchase aerial photographs discussion and action on request to notify I taxing jurisdictions of proposed j budget amendment possible auction on purchase of equipment to allow on line computer access for boards of Realtors and real estate com The GuadalupeBlanco River Authority Board of Directors ijvill meet Thursday at 10 at the authoritys office at 933 Court in The board consider pending business including bids recently submitted for the civil contract to be part of the Canyon Dam hydroelectric The New Braunfels Utilities Board of Trustees will hold a special workshop at 7 Thursday in the Board Meeting Room at 201 Main Trustees will discuss the 198788 They also will consider approval to prepare plans and authorize bidding for the water line booster pump and standpipe installations from Kohlenberg Hill near Interstate 35 and FM Police Report New Braunfels Police Department Burglary of a motel room was reported Saturday afternoon in the 1200 block of River Terrace by a 15 yearold Morgan Taken wss a which was later recovered sans Burglary early Sunday mor ning of a restaurant in the 200 block of North Three gallons of wine and eight wine coolers were reported stolen at a loss of Criminal mischief was reported Sunday evening at a convenience store in the 1500 block of West San Antonio Nothing was reported stolen in a reported attempted burglary of Wurstfest offices in Landa Park A doorway was damaged as a result of attempted forced Unknwon suspects enetered a residence during the day Saturday in the 500 block of Rusk Nothing was reported stolen though the suspects heavily damaged belongings estimated at Attempted burglary of a motor vehicle was reported Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of A window was damaged in the in Criminal mischief to an auto was reported Saturday morning in the 100 block of Mather An JfryearfId female reported an assault relating to a domestic argument early Saturday morning in the 700 block of There were no pnknown suspects drove by a residence m the bjpek of West MiJJ Street Saturday morning and fired several shots from an unknown type of damaging a mail box A description of the auto believed used by the suspects was given An assault Saturday evening in the 100 block of Caddell Street was reported by a 25yearold Jose of 208 was arrested at his residence Saturday morning on charges of assault following a domestic Friday a man reported the theft of a camera and a valued at from the hot tub area of the Arrested Friday on charges of Class C theft was Herman of 1731 Lee He was arrested at a grocery store in the 600 block of South Police Friday night arrested Leo Dean of 226 Glen on assault charges following a domestic argument at the The daughter of a 77yearold man admitted to stabbing him once in the chest with a kitchen knife during a domestic argument Saturday evening in the 1600 block of Bridge The man was treated and released at McKenna Memorial Hospital for the He did not wish to press charges against his Anthony and Rita both of were arrested Saturday evening and charged wife Class B They were arrested at a department store in the HOP block of Interstate 35 Burglary of an tuje was reported Sunday wrntog in the 20jD block of South Segujn Street A stereo and valued at were reported stolep Sunday afternoon from a residence in the 700 block of West San Antonio Nothing was reported jftolen in an attempted burglary of afi auto overnight Saturday at Camp Burglary of a motor vehicle was reported Sunday afterijioon in the 1500 block of West Mill A fight Sunday evening bet ween several men was reported in the 600 block of South Uniop One of the men involved reported having his 1475 gold necklace taken from Criminal trespass as a result of an apparent attempted burglary was reported Sunday even ng in the 1500 block of West A man and woman Orange reported the theft pf hun dreds of dollars of travelers checks and credit cards frpm a locker they had rented at pchlit Burglary of a motor yehicle was reported Sunday aftefnoon in the 22QQ block of West Brijlge A video recording valued at f was reported stolen in a burglary of a habitation Saturday evening in the 1900 block of Lee A 27yearold Win reported being robbed of 1400 cash early Saturday The incident possibly occurred in the block of North J4ve according to police r The man had left a lounge in the Street with two apd they accepted a ride with a bfeck According JE tfce the black JaJer grabbed him and held him while the women removed his He said he jumped out of the He then went to the Comal County Sheriffs office who in turn notified Comal County Sheriffs Office Arrested Friday evening on charges of public intoxication was Amber Kay of Rosen She was arrested in a con venience store parking lot at FM 306 and FM Burglary of residence was reported to have occurred over the weekend in the Lazy Diamond Signs of forced entry through a front window were No arrests were reported in connection with a disturbance Saturday on River The in cident had been reported by a shuttle operator No arrests were reported in a disturbance that occurred Saturday at the clubhouse of Laguna Park at FM 306 and Hancock A19W Plymoth reported was recovered Saturday at and Texas A Hill Country home builder reported a theft over the weekend of material from a construciton site at with information fflony crime to or night TIPS to tbf otficftr on pays of up to for to to the and felony The Parks Advisory Board twice failed to approve Woffords motion concerning continuing to charge season swim pass holders the en trance Board member Guadalupe Castillo addressed council and asked them to table it in order to allow Ihe board to reconsider the Annual passes and the quarter surcharge were approved by cuoncil earlier this year following the boards recommendation as an at tempt to raise revenues for the parks department in light of budget fees from passes and daily entrances go into the general which in turn supplememnts the departments operating A dozen patrons spoke to the ad visory panel July 7 asking that the charge be lifted from those holding season swim The board in a 3 2 vote declined to recommend amending the Two weeks a similar motion by Wofford died for lack of a Parks Director David Whatley had reported that some had been raised for the capital Improvements fund through the quarter but only of that had come from those holding season In other council unanimously approved the following Authorization to advertise for bids to construct cart paths on Landa Park Municipal Golf Request from Downtowners Association to hold their annual Christmas tree lighting ceremonies on A resolution accepting the provision of State Highways and Public Transportation Commission minute Second reading of an ordinance approving rezoning a acre tract of land located on northwest corner of Oak Run Parkway and Oak Glenn to Rl Single Family Senior Activities Area senior citizens will be able to partake in the following July activities held at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center located at 142 Those wishing transporation to and from daily activities may call 629 1161 or The number to call for home care or home delivered meals is July 14 Vista Village Advisory 15 July 15 AARP Newcomers 14 July 16 July 17 Volunteer Workers Commodity Training 10 NARFE Obituaries 14 July 20 July 21 Estrella 11 15 Kennel 7 July 23 July 24 FREE Hearing 9 Wood 14 July 27 Senior Citizens Lunch and Games July 28 15 July 30 San Antonio Food Bank July 31 14 Rosabelle Ragin Pridmore Rosabelle Ragin died July 11 at her Services were at 2 today at Canyon Lake United Methodist Church with the Dave Crabtree Burial was in Cranes Mill Pridmore was born March to Arthur Giles and Uda nee Culp Ragin in El She married James Pridmore in Edinburg on A Canyon Lake resident for three Pridmore was a housewife and a member of the Canyon Lake United Methodist She was a member of the Houston and Gulf Coast Music Teachers the Petroleum Wives Club in Alaska and the Ladies Auxilliary of the Texas Society of Professional Survivors include her James Pridmore of Canyon Lake one Cheryl Anne Pridmore of Carlsbad one James Pridmore of and two Memorials may be wade to the Canyon Lake United Methodist Church or Hospice of New Braunf Richard R Rodriguez Services for Richard Rodriguez of 1905 Eastlawn wjjm be at 3 Wednesday at Peter and Pau Catholic Burial wiJUi foljlow in Peter and payj Catholic A rosary will be recited at Tuesday at Zoeller Funeral died July 12 at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Rodriguez was born in Pleasanton to Ernesto and Estella nee Romero He married Romelia Moya in New Braunfels on He was a heavy equipment operator for Texas Lehigh Cement and a member of Peter and Paul Catholic Rodriguez was a semipro soccer player with the Freeloaders soccer He also was a Vietnam War Survivors include his Romelia Rodriguez of New Braun fels Ernesto and Estella Rodriguez of Pleasanton one Roxanne Rodriguez of New Braunfels one Ryan Rodriguez of New Braunfels five Ernesto Rodriguez Victor Rodriguez and Armando all of New Roy Rodriguez of San Marcos and Joe Rodriguez of Charlotte and nine Lydiia Garcia of Mary Ford of Josnn Keiser of Wnda PeLaGma of Olivia Rpdrigue of San Pauline Salinas of Charlotte and Amy Alice Rivers Irene aU of San Pallbearers wUl be David Manuel Rujy David Adrian and Ernest