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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 24, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Thursday February HERALDZEITUNO Page 3A fi OBITUARIES FOWLER Katherine Kitty Beadel Fowler 82 passed away Tuesday Feb 22 2000 at a Kingsland nursing home Mrs Fowler was born on Nov 22 1917 in Moody Texas Graveside ser CARNEY Vivian Irene Carney a resident of Canyon Lake Texas passed away Monday Feb 21 2000 at Compass Hospital of San Antonio in San Antonio Texas at the age of 79 years Ms Carney was born on Jan 14 1921 Visitation will be from 4 to 8 Thursday at the funeral home at Canyon Lake Funeral services Son of stuntman makes train jump vices are scheduled for 3 Friday Feb 25 2000 at Oreenleaf Cemetery with Father Andrew Bradley officiating Burial will be in Oreenleaf Cemetery DavisMorris Funeral Home are scheduled for 10 Friday Feb 25 2000 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Lake with the Rev John Massey officiating Burial will be in Fischer Cemetery in Comal County Texas Memorials may be given to the charity of ones choice Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home SANCHEZ Henry S Sanchez 75 of New Braunfels died Feb 21 2000 in San Antonio Mr Sanchez is sur vived by 2 sisters 4 brothers a daughter 3 stepchildren 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren He was preceded in death by his wife Marion Sanchez in 1995 Graveside ser vices will be held at 2 Saturday 26 2000 in Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park with Msgr Edward Bily officiat ing Zoeller Funeral Home PALESTINE Texas AP Robbie Knievel found out hes faster than a speeding locomotive The son of famed stunt motor cyclist Evel Knievel safely com pleted his 200foot ramptoramp jump over an oncoming Texas State Railroad train Wednesday night An estimated people gathered along the pine treelined tracks for the jump which was broadcast live on Fox television White fireworks shot into the night sky as he cleared the dis tance and landed cleanly on the other side Afterward Knievel jogged to the top of the ramp and waved to the crowd That was he said smil ing and out of breath Gods always watching over Spectators included members of the Christian Motorcycle Association of Longview sporting black biker jackets and bandanas Ive watched his father I believe hes going to be just as association member Glenn French 45 of Longview said before the jump Hes definitely going to live up to the Knievel Knievel readily admits hes not Superman and prays before each jump Other than the historic train a strong wind was the only obsta cle in the younger KnievePs way before the jump In a state that leads the nation in vehiclerailroad collisions the stuntman offered several dis claimers to viewers We are saying Robbie is a pro fessional stuntman and this is not to suggest that anyone should try anything like this at a Fox TV spokeswoman in Los Angeles who declined to be identified said Wednesday KnieveFs jump was broadcast from Texas State Railroads Palestine Park He sped directly toward the oncoming train pro pelling his motorcycle from a ramp positioned at an angle on the north side of the steampowered locomotives tracks He took off on his motorcycle just before the train plowed into part of the wooden ramp Knievel cleared the locomotive smokestack and landed on another ramp Anybody out there that tries this is out of their the younger Knievel told the Palestine HeraldPress in Wednesdays edi tions They would not be too Crews earlier in the day put fin ishing touches on the site as morn ing clouds and rain cleared The 37yearold Knievel recent ly performed two other nationally televised stunts Last February he made a motorcycle jump from the roof of one building to the roof of another In May he broke his own record by jumping a 200footwide chasm of the Grand Canyon He cleared a gorge feet above the canyon floor at the Hualapai Indian Reservation He was to try the same jump a month earlier but canceled at the last minute because of wind and cold Knievel achieved notoriety in April 1989 by jumping the foun tains at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas a stunt that nearly killed his father 21 years earlier The younger Knievel said he understood the risks of such jumps but told the HeraldPress he has only broken 10 or 11 bones and has had asphalt picked out of my behind a few times My dad had 14 major opera tions but Ive never been seriously he added The elder Knievel started the family tradition by jumping a motorcycle over a pit of rat tlesnakes and two cougars His career climaxed with his unsuc cessful 1974 jump over the Snake River Canyons south rim in Idaho Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Michael Williams asked Fox TV to show publicser vice announcements about train safety because of fears the jump might trivialize the dangers Parolee executed for 1987 Dallas murder HUNTSVILLE Texas AP Aparolee with burglary and auto theft convictions was executed Wednesday night for fatally club bing a Dallas man with a 2by4 during a burglary while the victim dozed in an easy chair at his home Strapped to the death chamber gurney Cornelius Goss apolo gized to his victims family I dont think I can say any thing that will help but I hope through your God you can for give Goss said Im defi nitely not the person now that I was then I was sick afraid look ing for love and friends in all the wrong ways Ive caused you pain and Before the drugs took effect Goss turned to his mother who was watching through a nearbjf window and said he loved her The victims son daughterinlaw and two family friends also watched Goss took a deep breath sput tered and was pronounced dead at seven minutes after the flow of lethal drugs began Goss 38 did not deny killing Federal judge wont stop execution of grandmother AUSTIN AP A federal district judge Wednesday refused to Halt this weeks scheduled execution of a 62 yearold woman and her attor neys said they would take their case to the federal appeals courts District Judge James Nowlin denied Betty Lou Beets request for a temporary restraining order that would have halted the lethal injection set for after 6 CST Thursday The order came a day after i 1 t i the state parole board refused to commute Beets sentence Beets lawyer Joe Margulies said the denial would be taken to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans If rejected there the case would be appealed to the Supreme Court he said Were Margulies We are work ing on our 5th Circuit papers right Beets would be only the sec ond woman executed in Texas since the Civil War and the fourth in the nation since the Supreme Court allowed capital punishment to resume in 1976 we all need to recognize is that we all have choices They can be good or be bad When we make wrong choices there are conse quences Justice was served It was a long time but certainly the right thing happened DOHERTY FAMILY PRACTICE NIVV iATIKNTS We promise to see you within one working day usually on the same day you Pr Jin Many insurance plans accepted 1533 E COMMON STREET NEW BRAUNFELS TEXAS 78130 6255799 OR METRO 6O93941 66yearold Carl Leevy the evening of May 20 1987 Im definitely Goss said in an interview last week I was just out to get some money to get some drugs Ive been sorry from day Im glad to hear Mr Goss say what he said because I needed to hear Clark Leevy the vic tims son said after watching Goss die The important thing Childrens book laced with adult material DALLAS AP About 300 copies of a childrens book were made of paper recycled from European massage literature and an Rrated image is still turning up in the innards of some Barney books Richardson Texasbased Lyrick Studios the licenser of Barney books and videos the popular purple dinosaur that sings says the books publisher Publications International is offering replacements or substitute books to parents who bought ones con taining the image While the picture of a bare breasted woman massaging a man is not outwardly visible it has turned up in the stiffening materi al beneath a keypad designed to play music as the child reads the book Lyrick spokeswoman Kelly Lane said At least onechild has discov ered the Some of the material however contains only text about sensual and exotic massage written in either a Scandinavian language or German she said A book that is deteriorating or taken apart could reveal either the image or the text Were Delivering the Business and Industry Sunday March Coverage in this section will inc 1A need more than acrefeet of municipal water in 2050 pared to the almost acre feet of projected municipal demand in the Guadalupe River Basin in 2050 group members said Many of those in attendance at the meeting said they were con cerned about the San Antonio area taking water from other regional watersheds in what was referred to as the San Antonio Region L planning group outlined options for its water management plan that also were located in the Lower Colorado Region The group must narrow its cur rent list of 57 water options for the region down to one option that will work for the entire region by October 2000 Five of the 14 options discussed included the purchase and diversion of water from other regions The two planning groups also dis cussed joint efforts to explore alter native water sources such as brush management weather modification rainwater harvesting and desalin ization that might become more fea sible options in the near future Region L and Region K will have another joint meeting at 10 March 6 at the Antonio River Authority 100 Street in San Antonio Residents can obtain more infor mation about Region L water plan ning by visiting its Web site at NEW HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels Hemld Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Comal County TX 78131 1328 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels HernldZeitung in New Braunfels Texas Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three months six months one year Senior Citizen Discounts by car rier delivery only six months one year Mail 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