Friday, January 10, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 10, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 9 ri n Friday Januarv 10 1997 Ullrich From Page 1 Rodriguez He unit something stupid I didnt know about it and I didnt like Arlcdgc said he should have attkcd for a separate hearing during the trial to discuss the tape He also said he should have objected on the grounds of privilege and should have discussed testimony with him before he took the stand District Attorney Dib Waldrip said the hearing was procedural to finalize the case and called on a few former jurors to take the stand They testified that the tape did not affect their rendering of a guilty verdict The decision in the states mind was Waldrip said None of the jurors said the tape affected the Waldrip said that he turned over as much evidence to the defense as he could under law and that he was not required to reveal the tape before the trial The defense also called on several witnesses including members of Ullrichs family who testified that Judge Robfson made gestures and facial expressions during ho trial that indicated the guilty verdict was predetermined The main thing was the judges attitude rolling his eyes and glaring back at Ullrichs aunt Betty Mcckcl testified During the trial the judge said he instructed the jury to ignore any gestures or facial expressions he may make and added that he had no opinion before and during the trial as to what the verdict should be I make facial expressions Im not an the judge said I had no opinion about this case one way or the The judge said he denied the motion for a new trial because other evidence in the trial was introduced to support the notion that Ullrich was stalking Kicsling Jurors who testified Thursday said that the judge did not make any gestures that affected their verdict More From Page 1 casting it It will probably be somewhere between 30 and 50 On Saturday lows will be in the 20s and highs in the 40s Pcabody said Sunday and Monday will be windy and cold He said highs will be at or near Peabody said the wind will make it feel even colder with a wind chill possibility in the single digits It could be more of the freezing slash snow conditions than Tuesday and said Peabody We may sec more of the snow and freezing this time Peabody said the conditions could make traveling treacherous He said the weather service is advising people to do as much as possible today and Saturday to avoid getting out later He also said that drivers need to use caution when they do go out this weekend One of the things we alert people to do is go out now and get any supplies they may need whether it is groceries batteries or said Peabody Peabody said it could be Wednesday before temperatures begin to rise again and evcnthen the high will only be in the 40s Were not going to have any 70 or 80 degree weather like we had last weekend for a said Peabody Its going to stay MORE COLD WEATHER TIPS The American Red Cross urges people to keep the following tips in mind when facing the temperatures this weekend When a winter storm warning is issued Stay indoors If you must go outside several layers of lightweight clothing will keep you warmer than a single heavy coat Gloves and a hat will prevent loss body heat Cover your mouth to protect your lungs and keep dry Understand the hazards of wind chill which combines the cooling effect of wind and cold temperatures on exposed skin As the wind increases heal is carried away from a persons body at an accelerated rate driving down the body temperature Walk carefully on snowy icy sidewalks If tin power goes off in your home Turn off electrical appliances that were on when the power went off to avpid a power surge arid possible damage to them when power is restored If power will be out u long time consider going to a Red Cross shelter hotel or someone elses home only after the roads are passable and authorities say it is to not we candles because greatly increase the chances of having a fire in your home Candles are easily forgotten or Knocked over and its too easy for children to play with them when theyre not looking Preventing a coldrelated illness Avoid being outdoors Drcsg warmly by wearing loosefitting layered lightweight clothing Outer garments should be tightly woven and water repellent Mittens arc warmer than glove because fingers generate warmth when they touch each other Avoid ovcrexcrtion and take frequent breaks Stretch before you go out to warm up your body Cold weather puts an added strain on the heart Unaccustomed exercise can bring on a heart attack or make other medical conditions worse Cover your mouth to protect your lungs from extremely cold air Know the symptoms of dehydration and watch for signs of frostbite or hypothermia Keep dry Remember to help your neighbors who may require special elderly people and people with disabilities Hie Unitarian Unlvcntaltets will hove Barbara Nolan oxpfain the benefits of the Concennus Process which may bo the way our group ohoowis to make for our congregation We will meet Wednesday January 7i80pm at the Faith United Church of Chritt 070 NAoop 387 All interested in learning about thin procein Saturday January II SOUL SHAKERS FM 306 3 FM 2073 8643902 Rash or Hives A Problem CTHR is conducting a research study for patients with a history of hives from an unknown cause involving an invostiyaiionul medication Obituaries Evelyn Specked Dyil Evelyn Margaret Speckels Dyal of New Braunfels went to be with the Lord on January ff 1997 She was bom May 4 1914 in San Antonio Texas to Gilbert and Ellen Ktng Speckels and she married German Ellis Dyal February 15 935 Evelyn served many years as Financial Secretary First Baptist Church Spring Branch was Dr James Rilcys secretary at Second Baptist Houston and retired as Development Department Office Manager at Houston Baptist University She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church New Oraunfclfl Sonshine Singers and McKcnna Memorial Hospital Red Cross Volunteer staff Preceding her in death were husband Merman Dyal grandson Blaine Barritt and greatgrandson Edwin Barritt She is survived by daughters Marilyn King find husband Leonard Barbara Barritt and husband Herb son llcrman Dyal and wife Carla Praser grandchildren Susan King Sullivan Curt King Robert Barritt Allison Barritt Langford Madison and Molly dyal greatgrandchildren Meghan and Rlley Sullivan sister Aileen Bernhardt and numerous relatives and friends Services at 11 Saturday January II First Baptist Church New Braunfels with burial at Mission Burial Park South Visitation begins 10 today and continues until 9 The family will be present from 6 until 8 Friday evening to receive friends at Zoeller Funeral Home Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church New Braunfels Senior 733 Cross New Braunfels Texas 78130 or Hospice New Braunfels 613 N Walnut New Braunfels Texas 78130 M FUNEMLHOME George C Andy George C Andy age 77 died Jan 6 1997 Survivors include his wife Margaret daughters Sherry Carr and husband Rick of Friona Texas and Brenda Shelton of Canyon Lake sons Larry Mills and wife Linda of San Antonio and Gary Mills and wife Vickye of Corpus Christi 12 grandchildren and five grandchildren Owned and operated Andys Auto Mart in Canyon Lake Graveside service will be 2 Friday Jan 10 at Mission Burial Park South Military Drive San Antonio Visitation 4 to 9 Thursday Jan 9 at Mission Burial Park South Mission Burial Park South Sin Antonio Donild Wilson Vnughin Donald Wilson Vaughan of New Braunfels died Wednesday Jan 8 1997 at New Braunfels at the age of 62 years He was born Dec 5 1934 in Richmond to Julian Vaughan and Pauline Atwcll Vaughan He married Delofse Vick June 8 1959 at Basel Switzerland Mr Vaughan was a computer programmer A member of the Methodist faith he enjoyed camping gardening music and cars He retired from civil service at Randolph Air Force Base after 25 years of service He is survived by wife Dcloisc Vaughan of New Braunfels sons Donald Edward Vaughan and wife Barbara Anne of Schertz and Douglas Wilson Vaughan and wife Donna Ann of Universal City daughters Kathy Ann Kiesling and husband Don of New Braunfeli and Donna Marie Vaughan of Irving brother Milton Wayne Vaughan of Richmond f o u r grandchildren Jennifer Diand DorwMVMigrMn Vaughan Christopher Ryan Vaughan Dustin Allen Kicsling and Jon Michael Kiesling Funeral service will be held 2 Saturday Jan II 1997 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with the Rev Ray Still and theKev Fred Martin officiating Burial will be at the Guadalupc Valley Memorial Park Visitation will begin at 8 Friday until service time on Saturday Memorials may be given to Hospice New Braunfels Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Houston man faces attempted murder charge in Gruene incident iy A0E LEVY warrant for his arrest was issued seconddegree felony driving his vehicle into man charged with attempted rrturdcr on New Years Eve in a Grucnc hitandrun incident turned himself in to authorities at the Comal Bounty Sheriffs pfflce New Braunfels John Sharman 51 of Houston notified police after learning a warrant for his arrest was issued Police said Sharman was accompanied by his attorney and declined to make any statements The warrant was for one count of criminal attempt to commit murder which was issued by Justice of the Peace Ray Martinez Sharman was released on bond Thursday Police originally had charged Sharman with aggravated assault a seconddegree felony An attempted murder charge is also a seconddegree felony and has a possible punishment of two to 20 years in prison and an optional fine of up to Police said they arc still interviewing witnesses and may decide to add charges after completing the investigation Sharman is charged with allegedly driving his vehicle into pedestrians at the 1200 block of Gruene Road near Gruene Hall Police said the Sharman was driving a sport vehicle in the incident which is reported to have occurred 10 minutes before New Year Day None of the victims died and were treated and released from area hospitals Barnes steps aside from lottery lobbyist position DALLAS AP Former Lt Qov Ben Barnes has resigned his job qs a lobbyist for lottery operating company GTECH Holdings Corp in reshuffling companys lobbying team according to a published report fThe Dallas Morning News reports today that Barnes and partner Ricky Knox have withdrawn as GTECH lobbyists in Texas sriokesrnari Bob Reftdftie jftd Barhes ana knox will remain on Milecompany1 payroll iri other capacities and their contracts arc being revised The move comes amid questions about Barnes contract with GTECH In addition to a salary company Entrccorp gets four percent of GTECHs gross revenues in Texas The multi milliondollar deal was signed before GTECH even won the right to run the states numberif game J the arrangement could have violated state law that prohibits lobbying fees contingent on approval of legislation Rendine said GTECHs decision to change lobbyists resulted from fears that adversaries and the media arc trying to sully the company by focusing on work performed by Barnes He is being used as a lightning tojd the newspaper Rendine denied that the company was acting out of fear that the Lottery Commission will rcbid its contract a possibility if any wrongdoing is found It indicates that there is a lot of disinformation and sensationalization particularly in the media and certain of our adversaries that needs to be corrected and we cf contract was legal But lottery they arc concerned want to make sure that we have its in interest Sealy Posturepedic Triple Bonus BIG ON ALL ft SEOTA BEDDING FREE Bedf ram with every set of Beddlngl with every DtthdMlttlMAlft4Ml p wVMMI wJUPUww S6ftaP6rfect Steeper I Vourdolltri buy more ilLicki Serta Posture Firm TWIN SIZE full KIIKJ Sure Twin Ei IV SliMi aita IPfV LACKS NEW BRAUNFELS LI