Sunday, October 1, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 1, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AVAILABLE COPY Capital gains cut fatingSmotebattle WASHINGTON AP President Bushs capital gains m cut may face trouble ifl the Senate because of concerns that it is illtimed and gives too large a tax savings to the nations richest See Page 3A Comal County Fair winners recognized The latest dotflal County Fair is winding down and winners are preparing to take their entries and tro phies Some of the winners are recognized Additional photos will be published See Page 81OA SOWEST 2427 EL NB SV eases to victories to go to 40 New Braunfels nipped Del Valle 107 Friday while ripped Cole 250 as both teams MlCROpncT I 0 0 without a Canyon See Page 14A TX 137 231 707 New Texas 78130 USPS Zcituno S 377880 5126259144 Sunday October 1989 50 Cents Four 40 Pages County gives sheriff approval for project By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Contact visitation between inmates and visitors in the Comal County jail increases infiltration of contraband into the says Sheriff Jack Commissioners Court Thursday approved during a reg ular meeting the specifications for noncontact If the county goes out for bids on the Commission ers Court will then decide if there are funds available for the Bremer told the HeraldZeilung in May Im doing everything I can to eliminate the contact visitation situa tion because it docs lend itself to allow contraband The who took office in said he is already learning prisoners Visitors have poured bourbon into cans after purchasing the soft drinks at the jail and given them to he said in while hugging another have been given shots of drugs in the he Its a piece of Visitation at the jail is scheduled for Wednes Friday and Bremer said the county must always give contact visita See Page 2A Deputies arrest Lastminute words 6f encouragement 2 for Fiveyearold Shenna Schneider gets some last rfiinute coaching from her mom Sheliah Schneider while her Yorkshire takes a drink from a bottle held by her dad Tyrone Schneider in a break in the competition at the Comal County The words of advice camf after the young Sch neider had won the Championship Lightweight Yorkshire category and before the championship SJhennas sister Ashley won Grand Champion WSUlt to overturn rate case New Braunfels Utilities is one of eight Central Texas cities and electric cooperatives that have filed suit against the Texas Public Utility Commission in State District Court seeking to overturn the commissions ruling on an electric rate case July The all wholesale customers of the Lower Colorado River charge that the commissions decision was based on a random trade of votes by two commissioners rather than on application of Public Utility Regulatory Act Standards and the facts in the The issue triggering the dispute is the commissions decision to not implement rate incentives for and cooperatives which have invested moreeffi cient transmission lines to receive power from The evidence established that LCRAs rate in which the same prices were charged for 69 kv and 138 kv deliveries of caused LCRA customers tak ing power at 138 kv to subsidize customers taking power at 69 the plaintiffs petition Based on this evi the PUC hearings examiner recommended that LCRA reestablish the voltage At the July 22 final orders Commissioners Marta Oreytok and Bill Cassin both favored recognition of the different costs associated with the more efficient trans Colombia preparing to extradite suspect Colombia The gov ernment plans to extradite a second drug trafficking suspect to the United Colombian news reports said and another reputed narco tics figure has been arrested in tougher security mea sures failed to halt the wave of bomb ings blamed on cocaine Police said five people were injured in seven explosions Friday in he capital and the western city of In Ecuador on Saturday said a leading Colombian drug Evaristo Porraa was arrested and will extradited to Colombia mission lines but disagreed on the method of Cassin favored the separate rate system proposed by the examiner while Greytok advocated the creation of a facili ties credit with LCRA setting up a financial pool to com pensate customevrs directly for their investments rather than incorporating the incentives into the rate The third Jo opposed recog nition of different costs associated with transmission ser She also opjposed another issue favored by Cassin the implementatiion of different rates for summer and winter Commissioners Cassin and Campbell on the to trade votes in order to achieve a majority the plaintiffs As a result of the vote Commissioner Campbell agreed to vote for seasonal rates and Commissioner Cassin agreed to vote against the vol tage Charging that they are being asked to pay more for electricity than is the cities and coops are asking the court to either reverse the PUC order or remand the case to the Commission for anew See Page 2A Two San Antonio men remain in the Comal County jail today on burglary of a building Juan Hernandez and Ruby Tugg were arrested Saturday after they were found loading a pickup truck with vehicle parts at the Chemical Express Build ing on Watson Lane off Interstate said Don Reynolds of the Comal County Deputy Bill Dodson of the Comal County sheriffs office noticed an open door and two persons inside who were loading the Reynolds Further investigation revealed Hernandez also was wanted on felony theft charges in The two were arrested and booked in the Comal County Jail and are waiting magistration for burglary of a Agents arrest three in cocaine seizure LOS ANGELES AP Federal agents made three more arrests in the worlds largest cocaine bring ing to six the number held in connec tion with the 20 tons found in a subur ban an official said Workers and business owners in the warehouse complex on an treelined street said they were suspi cious about called Adrianas Pottery Adria nas prosperouslooking operators claimed to be in the velvet painting But when authorities acting on a tip broke into the warehouse by knocking apart a they found 20 tons of the largest seizure in the world by a law enforcement Its estimated value was between billion and depending on its final form for sale on the Three Southern California men were arrested Friday morning in con nection with the The other all from Los were arrested later Friday in their rooms at the Fla mingo Hilton in Las A Drug Enforcement Agency source who requested anonymity identified the men arrested in Las Vegas as Carlos Tapia his son Hector Eduardo Tapia and Hector the brother of See Page 2A 76 A highranking police official in th said on condition of anonymity that Porras Ardila wai arwMid in near the Members of the Smithson Valley High School marching step out in unison during the parade to kick off this festivities for the Cojnal County Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer rides in f Packard along the route Friday Although events at the annual event which is billed by organizers as The Largest County Fajr in Texas start on Wednesday the parade starts the action Students throughout tnii county are released for the day and parade entries flow into the county from surrounding Fair activi ties continue today Including rodeo horse Best Dressed Western Contest ami entertainment at Coma Photo sbyDerylClark It will be another sunny and warm day today with the high temperature reaching near Light winds will be out of the southeast at 10 Tonight will be fair with the low dropping to 60 Monday will be sunny with the high in the lower Inside ieb DEAR TV Stcirnmtisch The local chapter of American Red Cross is accepting donations for the Hurricane Hugo relief Donations can be made payable to Comal County ARC Disaster Box New All funds will be forwarded to help victims on the East For information concerning the national relief efforts call 8004539000 or 8004534487 for information in McKenna Memorial Hospital will host several community edu cation classes during The first will be a free nutrition lec ture on diabetes sponsored by The class will be Monday at in the Garza Street classroom across from the hospitals main Call extension 134 or between 8 and Monday through Friday for more The next class will be Wednes day and The CPR class sponsored by the hospital will be from 6 to 9 each Par ticipants must preregister and the fee is A minimum of six participants is needed for the class to be Call exten sion 190 or for New Braunfels Parks and Recre ation Department is preparing for its Second Halloween Haunted House on 27 and If you would like to be a vol unteer or a cosponsor for this call the Parks Office at 629PARK or the Recreation Cen ter at A representative from the Com ptroller of Public Accounts will be in New Braunfels Tuesday to answer questions about Texas tax es and assist taxpayers with paperwork and Carlos an enforcement officer from San Antonio North west field will be at Comal County Courthouse from to 4 2A