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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 31, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS SATURDAY March 2001 pages in 2 sections HERALDZEITUNG 120 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Two die in separate wrecks New Braunfels police investigating crashes on Texas 46 JESSIE Firemen finish putting out flames on a vehicle that slid along the barricade on Interstate 35 until it hit a higher barri cade and burst into Traffic on northbound Interstate 35 was detoured to the access road while officials took care of the wreck and the deceased occupant of the Unidentified driver dies when car hits explodes BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer The unidentified driver of a late model Lincoln died Friday when the car explodedafter striking an Inter state 35 concrete center divider south of New The accident backed up traffic to Selma during the lunch New Braunfels Police Department patrol Doug Dunlap said the acci dent occurred shortly after Weve just begun our investigation as to why the vehicle lost Dunlap There isnt really much I can say at this The accident took place in a con struction area south of the city near Pams Country The car scaled the wall and rode between 175 and 200 yards along shattering concrete and shedding undercarriage At a spot where the barrier rose a the car slammed against the chipping off a chunk of it and leaving See 135 Wreck kills injures four JESSIE A 60yearold Seguin man died in this threevehicle wreck on Texas 46 Friday BY MARTIN MALACARA Staff Writer A threevehicle collision killed a 60yearold Seguin man and injured including an Friday at Texas 46 and Prairie View Road in Guadalupe An 18wheel truck head ed north on Texas 46 allegedly struck a Ford Explorer from causing the Explorer to spin into the highways southbound lane and col lide with a oneton Dodge pickup Police John Wommack The driver of the semi truck is a Kingsbury resi Wommack The truck belongs to ADM A passenger in the Dodge truck and the three occu pants in the Explorer were taken to area Wommack said the three in the Explorer are New Braunfels They See TEXAS Murder suspect returns to Comal County Son accused of killing mother at Canyon Lake BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer SAN ANTONIO When Danny Neal flew back to Texas early his moth er was not at the airport to meet Neals mother is and investigators believe he killed Air West flight 169 taxied up to the ramp at San Anto nio International Airports Terminal 2 at and tired travelers trickled up the When the greetings and the hugs were three last passengers deplaned sher iffs detective James Miller and detective Tommy Ward and walked between the two his hands cuffed and his eyes cast He saw no friendly faces and no family Neal was brought back to Texas to face murder charges in the shooting of Barbara Firefighters found shot to death in her bath tub as they searched her Canyon Lake Drive home after extinguishing a fire On Neal did not answer any questions as Miller and Ward led him up the and he barely looked Outside in front of the ter Neal was led into an airport security which took him to Wards unmarked sheriffs parked elsewhere at the air The drive back to the Comal County Jail completes a saga for Neal that began shortly after he allegedly poured gasoline and ignited the fire that destroyed his mothers home on JESSIE Danny who is sus pected of killing his arrives in Texas to face murder charges in connec tion with his mothers While Comal County detec tives and fire investigators sifted through the crime Neal headed west to California and then north on Interstate 5 toward His alleged flight ended at the border outside Belling on 31 when Canadian customs officers refused him entry because they found a bullet in his Ford Bronco He was turned and officials at the inbound Customs station were warned to watch for He was arrested as a fugi tive from Texas and was held in the Whatcom Neal refused to waive He was cleared to return to Texas after his most recent court hearing late this past week on a fugi tive warrant issued by Texas Governor Rick Neal is being held without bail in the Comal County Neal awaits indict ment in the Casey Sheriffs Dennis Koepp The results of the sher iffs office investigation are being forwarded to Comal County District Attorney Dib Slander lawsuit continues with psychologists testimony BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer As Franklin Foleys slander and malicious prosecution lawsuit finished its fifth day in district court jurors heard testimony that anything William Mayo alleged ly said about him apparently hadnt hurt his Foley is accusing Mayo of slander and malicious prosecution in con nection with allegations by a prominent that a McKenna Memorial Hospital had an affair with Mayos Among other alleged William Mayo has reportedly said that the alleged affair led to his Foley and Jeannie Mayo have both denied the In Foley was acquitted of making a terroristic threat against Mayo in the course of a confronta tion that occurred in January In court over the protests of Mayos jurors also heard testimony by a courtappointed psy chologist who said Mayos person ality had strong narcissistic fea Attorneys suggested Friday that any talk of a settlement in the trial was dead in the If no settle ment is the trial could last two more District Court Judge Don Mor gan ordered a psychological evalu ation of Mayo because in his coun terclaim to Foleys million he claimed he had suffered mental anguish over the effects of an alleged affair between Foley and Mayos Jeannie Clinical psychologist Dina Trevino of San Antonio performed the in which she used standardized psychological tests to evaluate Plaintiffs attorney Carl Kolb explored the test results at detailed essentially asking Trevino if she believed someone who per formed on the psychological tests as Mayo had might have engaged in behaviors alleged by the In most of the hypothetical situ ations Kolb Trevino said that someone who tested as Mayo had might participate in the behav ior Foley alleges of Two of Mayos Macon and David repeated ly were on their protesting the way the test results were being used by This is totally inappropriate Macon told This is a total attack on Macon said he didnt feel his client would be able to defend him self or recover from the damage done him by unfair implied or sug See Stock market prices up NEW YORK AP Bargain hunters drove up stock prices a rare bright spot to mark the end of one of the markets worst quarters in Investors over looked signs that the economy has slumped even further and put aside fears about a recession to take advantage of Stock market cheaper prices of longbattered tech stocks and recently hardhit blue mutual fund and money managers made end ofquarter trades r selling losers and picking up winners to better their See INSIDE Key Code 76 Evelyn Jensen oper ates the 80yearold Oljato Trading in the Father Time springs forward FROM STAFF REPORTS Its all about And its that time of year again time to change clocks and wrist And dont forget the answering coffee maker and Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 But the tradition of changing clocks forward one hour was not created to schedules or force people to remember how to change the clocks in car In the United Daylight Savings Time started as a way to save energy during both world While the government forced states to comply with the law dur ing World War the decision to implement it annually was left to the The reason everyone still observes Daylight Savings Time is one of energy The time change allows people to take full advantage of the longer summer See TIMS Cl
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