New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, July 27, 1995, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

July 27, 1995

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 27, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas 0 h thursdav Julv Texas Briefs Juvenile Law Glitch Allows Driver of Death Car To Go Free HOUSTON AP A dri ver who ran over an 11yearold girl cannot be prosecuted because state laws do not allow a juvenile to be tried for violating state traffic laws The prohibition is a longstanding but little known glitch in the states juvenile code Lori Ann Braden was struck and killed April 8 as she attempted to cross a street in northeast Houston The 16 yearold driver kept going but was chased down and held by witnesses until police arrived The young driver whose juvenile record includes incidents involving drugs stolen cars and evading arrest was released the same day he was picked up Death Sought For 17Year Old Convicted Murderer BIG SPRING Texas AP A teen agers life hung in the balance today following his conviction of capital mur der in the roadside shooting of a state highway patrol trooper State District Judge Robert Moore III directed the jury to return at 8 today for testimony in the punishment phase of the trial of Levy Edmondson 17 of Big Spring Prosecutors said they are seeking the death penalty A Howard County jury deliberated for three hours Wednesday before returning the guilty verdict in the Dec 30 shooting of Department of Public Safety Trooper Troy Hogue in the head at pointblank range Mesquite Mogul Rankles Competitors DALLAS AP His rivals call him the backstabber in their industry but Jerry Lawson of Pleasanton remains unfazed in his bid to become the leader of Texas milliona year mesquite industry The former travel agent has been undercutting competitors while heating up the battle for the cooking fuel that has become the choice of chefs around the world Hes referred to as the backstabber in the Rogers Craig owner of Brazos Valley Wood Products Inc in Rosebud told The Wall Street Jour nals Texas Journal in Wednesdays editions Meanwhile Lawson continues to dump bags of his competitors mesquite along with sawdust mildewed chips and dirt on potential buyers desks beauty of said Law son president of WW Wood Inc I dont have to doctor it Its just garbage that theyre putting out Bush Defends Abuse Agency Action AUSTIN AP Gov George W Bush is defending a decision by state conservators to freeze funding to 35 drug and alcohol treatment providers discounting objections from those who say they are being made scapegoats For those who are complaining to me its indicative of the fact that maybe theyre doing something Bush said Wednesday Bush named three people in April to take over the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Appointment of the conservators was on the recommendation of leg islative leaders who determined gross financial mismanagement was ram pant at the state agency Republicans aim to put Clinton on defensive for gas attack V WASHINGTON AP Republi can lawmakers are aiming to put the Clinton administration on the defen sive for using tear gas in the final fed eral strike against the Branch Davidians near Waco Texas As congressional hearings into the Waco disaster enter their second week House Republicans are homing in on the gas attack which was approved by Attorney General Janet Reno Reno who is scheduled to testify Monday said recently she consulted with a civilian Army expert who con cluded that it would not have a per manent A chemist suggested in testimony Wednesday that the tear gas may have killed children inside the Davidians compound on April Another scientist told the two GOPled House subcommittees that it did no harm George F Uhlig a professor of chemistry at the College of Eastern Utah said a chemical used to carry the gas into the compound would have suffocated the children early He also said that a poorly ventilated area of the house could have been turned into an area similar to one of the gas chambers used by the Nazis at To end a 51day siege that followed a botched federal raid the FBI used a tank to punch holes in the compound and then filled it with the gas Several hours after the gassing began a fire swept through the building Cult leader David Koresh and 80 of his followers died in what government investigators called a mass suicide Witnesses scheduled to testify today gas would have suffocated the children early George F Uhlig professor of chemistry include the FBIs former deputy direc tor Larry Potts who was removed July 14 because of controversy over his role in a deadly 1992 FBI siege in Idaho Potts managed that operation and the Waco siege from FBI headquarters while he was an assistant director Under questioning by Republicans who arranged his testimony Uhlig said there was a 60 percent chance that the chemical used with the gas could have killed children Whistleblower lays claim to state land AUSTIN AP Whistleblower George Green has laid claim to state property including the site of the nowrdefunct superconducting super collider project to try to force the government to pay him a multimil liofidollar court judgment Green a former state architect fired inU989 after reporting what he befieved to be wrongdoing regarding construction contracts is owed million plus nearly million more in after winning a lawsuit under the state Whistleblower Act The law prohibits state government agencies from terminating employees reporting wrongdoing Green and his lawyers say the land clgims which amount to liens pro hibit the state from selling any real esiite without paying him JState officials disagree saying the state is legally protected from such cdurt judgments the super collider site in Efljs County Green has laid claim to property in Bexar Dallas El Paso Harris Tarrant and Travis counties theTAustin AmericanStatesman report1 ed Wednesday said he filed most of the prop Obituaries Lynne Marie Elliott Lynne Marie Elliott of New Braun fels passed away Wednesday July 1995 at her residence at the age of Lynne was born in Austin Texas add graduated from New Braunfels High School in 1974 She is survived by her mother Elizabeth Elliott of New Braunfels father Robert Elliott of Houston sister Roberta Elliott of New Braunfels grandfather John Ducibella of Danbury aunts uncles and numerous cousins i A funeral service will be held Fri day July 28 1995 at 10 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Chuck DeHaven officiating Interment will follow in the Comal Cemetery Visitation begins Thurs day at 5 and will continue until service time on Friday The family will be present from 5 to 7 Thursday evening Memorials may be made to the Epilepsy Community Service Center m San Antonio Texas erty liens last year but did not seek to enforce them because he wanted to give the 1995 Legislature a chance to pay him I went to the government and man agers of government with the request to pay Green said I went to the Legislature if not every day every other day with this just and lawful request Since that has not worked Ive gone back to technical State leaders this year made settle ment offers for less than the full award but Green rejected them Green is hoping prospective buyers of state property will be discouraged when they discover they cannot get clear title to the property He also believes insurance underwriters will refuse to write policies for the land Ward Tisdale spokesman for state Attorney General Dan Morales said the legal principle known as sovereign immunity exempts the state from judg ments People must get permission from the Legislature before suing state gov ernment and the state isnt required to pay judgments unless the Legislature appropriates the money babe sure knew what he was daring when he put us together you forever pour TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE JLSfM i Alma E Rankin AlmaE Rankin of Canyon Lake away at Kirkwood Manor on Wednesday July at the age 86 She was born in Sattler on June 19 1909 to Albert and Emma Jonas and was married to i William A Rankin Her husband and two sons Jerry Wayne Dudley and Burt Dudley preceded her in death I Survivors include her daughterm I law Lona Dudley of Canyon Lake sjx grandchildren Jerry Wayne Dud l Karen Arndt Timothy Dudley Rodney Dudley Mary Ann Rhodes i and Patti Dudley 10 greatgrandchil dfen and a host of other relatives and friends Graveside services and buna will I Saturday MX at 2 at Fischer Cemetery The Rev Mark Simpson of Shepherd of the Hills Church will officiate the services Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 j Friday at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Lake Memorial contributions may be 5 made to the Shepherd of the Hills I w ACROSS 1 Raise 6 Speech problem 10 Boys 14 Playing marble 15 DesMoines locale 16 Director Kazan 17 Tried to persuade 18 purl two 19 Wooden shoe 20 Like Elsa or Simba 22 Ordinary 24 Actors prompt 25 Garment cut 26 Witch hazel for one 30 Advance 34 Statue of a god 35 Polka 37 Secret 38 Luau garland 39 Ordinary 41 Stray dog 42 Sample 44 Epochs 45 Type of card or mask 46 Rains ice 48 Fenced in 50 Ready to fight 52 Above poet 53 Hot seasonal drink 56 Hem and haw 60 Asian range 61 Opera box 63 Soft leather 64 Ragged 65 Heros tale 66 Large antelope 67 Stick 68 Fenderbender result 69 Potato or egg DOWN 1 Tug 2 Fairytale giant 3 Shakespearean villain 4 Pattern 5 Monotony 6 Be fond of 7 Charged particle 8 Eddy 9 Argot 10 Speakers stand 11 Is Dream of You 12 Singer Celine 13 Wise person 21 Poor 23 Up to 25 Dressed 26 Graceful PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 72895 1995 United Feature Syndicate rhythms 27 Perfect 28 Din 29 Nothin doinl 31 Ancient Peruvians 32 Playing card 33 Miscalculated 36 Examine 39 Aquarium fish 40 Neckwear 43 Vexing 45 Prescription Funeral Home Doug Jones Doug is currently serving as the Healing School Director for Kenneth Hagin Ministries in Tulsa Oklahoma He teaches the principles of faith and healing and will minister to the sick Wyatt Brown teaches Gods Word in practical application He and his wife are currently pastoring Grace Christian Church in Greenville South Carolina Wyatt has a captivating approach to sharing the gospel Campmeeting 95 Sunday July 30 AM PM Monday Friday July 31 August 4 AM PM CHILDREN Dean Hawk has a fun and humorous style of Daniel Wennekamp is the Childrens pastor at delivering Gods Word to minister to the needs and Church on the Move in Denver Colorado Daniels issues of todays youth Dennis Stceger is Youth Pastor at Grace Outreach Center in Piano Texas and an annual speaker at the Texas Youth Summer Camp forte is in puppetry and has won two national championships for his puppetry Daniel and his wife Trudy will minister to children through object lessons stories comedy and puppetry to give a refreshing view of the Gospel of Jesus Christ Tree of Life Fellowship 652 Loop 337 New Braunfels 6256375 47 Grinned 49 Rents 51 Marry secretly 53 Steam engine inventor 54 Keep profile 55 Ranis garment 56 Cult 57 Lunch or dinner 58 St Vincent Millay 59 Actor Foxx 62 and tonic Buy farmfresh fruits and vegetables at some of the lowest prices in New Braunfels O Jalepeno Peppers Bananas Yellow Squash Bell Peppers 4 Homegrown Okra Cilantro each 25 0 each Zucchini a 8 Ill EC O 9 o z a a a 3 H O I o Tomatillos Potatoes 69 lb 5 lb for 99 WE ACCEPT FOOD STAMPS EflGLE PRODUCE 232IH 35 South next to Eberhard 6080866 Open Mon Sat g am 8 pm SEGUIN WALNUT STUMPED Call for Answers f lone or Rotary Phones 19004543535 ext code g4Q per minute Subscribe to the TODAY ;