Friday, April 21, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 21, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Senate OKs penalties for unscrupulous lawyers AUSTIN AP When the roof of a threestory department store collapsed in Brownsville last sum attorneys swarmed to the site like a horde of locust On Thursdayi the Senate approved a bill that would stiffen See Page 5 Auditions are Sunday for youth company Changes are happening at Circle Arts Its touring youth The Inner is undergo ing a remodeling job in structure and Audi tions for the troupe will be Sunday beginning at 2 in Seepage Tx in the batters box So far this baseball its been better than a 5050 chance that New Braunfels Rico Herrera will produce a base hit every time he steps to the The Unicom third baseman has been driving opposing pitchers crazy and driving home his Seepages New Braunfels LLU 115 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno S77880 5126259144 Friday April 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages Arrest drugs By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Executing a search warrant at a New Braunfels residence Thursday Comal County sheriffs office authorities arrested two men and confiscated a hand gun and a Stephen Kozakj and Pasqual Facaundo both of 1875 Michigan were arrested at their residence and charged with pos session of a controlled The men remain in the Comal County jail today and wait for bond to be set by Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Harold They were in the back yard work ing on a privacy fence when the search warrant was executed at said Detective Dennis Comal County sheriffs Page 2 setting up w By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer He said he needs a vacation and a tax con solidation weekend its turning out to Precinct 4 Comal County Commissioner Clyde Jacobs said hes going to take a camping trip to the Post Office on Seguin Street starting Saturday the post office has a few questions about that New Braunfels Postmaster Brent Moland told Jacobs this morning he couldnt move his recreational vehicle onto federal Jacobs said hes going to seek signatures at the post office for a petition to call an election to consolidate collection of property taxes onthe county He said he is staying until he reaches the mark or his birthday rolls around on April Our game plan is to press on and get as many signa tures as we Jacobs Theres an 8foot easement in front of the property thats city Moland Jacobs said his contingency plan is to check with the Borchcrs law firm to possibly set up his recreational vehi cle at that law located on Seguin in the event I get run off from public When Jacobs and Precinct 3 Commissioner Neil Craig mile started the drive to collect more than signatures to call for an Jacobs If we dont have our signatures by the 15th of the then I become a precinct walker and I will walk and walk until we have the numbers that we need to place this thing before the They have 30 days from April 1 to collect the needed Comal County sheriffs officers confiscated a handgun and a scanner in a raid Two men were arrested at their home dur ing the Photo by Deryl Clark County to eye jail agreement Good day Investigators searching for clues in ship explosion WASHINGTON AP Investigators aboard the USS Iowa searched for clues to the cause of a fiery explosion that claimed the lives of 47 sailors as the damaged battle ship headed home and griefstricken families dealt with the loss of their loved Officials refused to speculate publicly on what caused the worst disaster to strike a Navy ship in more than a a blast that ripped through the Iowas 2 gun turret during naval exercises Wednesday in the Atlantic north of Puerto Although naval gunnery experts combed the vessel their task was complicated by the absence of survivors from the swiveling gun housing where the Bookkeeper explosion Eleven men escaped from powder magazines located deep within the ship at the base of the We have no eyewitnesses to what actually Defense Secretary Dick Cheney told reporters as he returned to Washington from a NATO meeting in The Navy imposed a moratorium on firing 16inch guns found on the Iowa and its three sister the New the Wisconsin and the pending an inves tigation of the See Page 2 Bexar County inmates needing wit ness protection could find comfort soon in the Comal County jail as they wait for trials if an interlocal agree ment between the two counties is We took a Comal County jail contract and drafted our which is more said George Hernandez of the chief civil section of Bcxar County District Attorneys It deals only with prisoners where we secure an order in the dis trict attorneys office to hold some body in protective Bexar County commissioners approved the contract Wednesday and sent their version back to Comal County for final Commis sioners agreed to pay Comal County a day to house their You want to make sure if you have a key witness in a capital murder case that you protect with added precau Hernandez Comal County commissioners approved an interlocal jail contract which gives Sheriff Jack Brc mcr the authority to house prisoners from other The Comal County jail has a 147inmate We have 777 state prisoners in our county jail in Bcxar County that should be at TDC Texas Department of Hernandez But TDC has no They have backed them up into our new Our new jail is overcrowded despite our best The 777 state prisoners is an awful lot I figure well have by he If there was more room in the Bcxar County special wings with See Page 2 In business Contractor repairing firms collapsed roof Business is as usual at Krueger this week despite the blocked entrance to the service department and a collapsed If the wall were to go ahead and collapse out in to the street we didnt want anybody driving by or walk ing by without some sort of notification that its said Wesley New Braunfels Fire Academy adjacent to the car was blocked off Friday after the roof started caving in and remains blocked today Jack owner of Krueger 386 San Antonio said contractors have already started replacing the roof and a portion of the wall in the maintenance Its just one corner thats blocked Rain water accumulated on the roof last week and See Page 2 m Academy Street remains blocked after the collap se of the roof at Krueger Senators seek border help Books have been stacking up for weeks at the office of the Joyce Henderson Business Services in preparation for Saturdays book sale sponsored by the American Association of University The from 9 to 5 at Paul Lutheran Churchs activity 181 Santa will offer paperbacks and hardbacks in selfhelp and many other Pro ceeds from the annual sale benefit the AAUW scholarships which are awarded to mature women returning to Photo by Deryl Clark WASHINGTON AP Three drugrelated mass slayings along the border during the past including the cult kill ings of at least IS people near Mata exhibit the dire need for federal agents and dollars in the borderstate senators The group of senators want nation al drug czar William Bennett to declare the border a highintensity drug trafficking They say the recent slayings are a brutal reminder that drug cartels have expanded and moved Such a designation would allow the temporary reassignment of federal personnel to the region and funnel assistance to state and local Law enforcement officials in Arizona and Texas who have been involved in the murder investiga tions say the situation is reminiscent of south Florida in the late 70s and early according to the letter Thursday from the borderstate The letter is signed by Lloyd Phil R Pete Alan Dennis DeCon John Pete and Jeff The eight senators argue the stretch of border qualifies as a center of illegal drug importation and dis a prerequisite to receiving the emergency drug They point to the fact that Mexico is the primary producer of marijuana and heroin entering the United that California is one of the largest domestic producers of and that New Mexico and Tex as are three of the largest produc ers of The Border Patrol has seized more cocaine and marijuana in the first six months of fiscal 1989 than in all of See Page 2 Skies will be partly cloudy today but there is a chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms in the The high will reach 87 degrees followed by an overnight low of 65 Morning fog will be followed by partly cloudy conditions on Satur day and The highs will be near 90 degrees and the lows will be near 70 Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Stammtisch Canyon High School junior girls will face the senior girls tonight in a Powder Puff Game to benefit ihe CHS Project The game starts at 8 at Cougar Stadium and tickets arc in advance or at the Project Graduation also is selling tamales and will take orders April for the tamales to be delivered April A dozen tamales will cost Youngsters from all over South Texas will participate Saturday in the 4H Saddle Slappers open horse show at the Sheriffs Posse The show will start at 8 and will last all day There is no admission The day will include English halter westernjudged speed events and and competing youngsters are expected from all over including Del Rio and Corpus The bells are gonna be ringing tomorrow afternoon during the New Braunfels Area Handbell Fes tival in the fellowship hall of First United Methodist 572 San The festival is sponsored by Area IX of the American Guild of English Hand bell Ringers and includes five handbell choirs First United First Baptist First and Paul all of New along with First United Methodist Church of San The concert portion of the festi val will be free and open to the Each bell choir will per form selections invidually and the concert will conclude with a massed ringing It ought to be quite Join in the fun when spies attempt to steal Professor Thinkal rons machine mankind has been waiting for in the Texas Opera Theaters The Music Theatre 2