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Del Rio News-Herald (Newspaper) - May 20, 1983, Del Rio, Texas F Good local Cue Pasa the weekly television guide has new look the Magazine has been expanded to 28 pages which in elude Complete 24hour listings movie descriptions and separate spotlight and Gal vision listings see pages 128b state a fire Deputy Constable Erl Jeffrey Johnson who was acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a 20yearold speeding suspect says the ver dict Means a Law enforcement officer will be allowed to do his Leonard Ray Gooden 19 of Amarillo arrested for Public intoxication hanged himself in his jail cell with a Shower curtain police said a Man shot and killed Dur ing a shootout with Texas rangers department of Public safety troopers and City police has been tentatively identified Norman Jones 30 accused of robbing a savings and loan Wichita Falls authorities said Michael Eugene Sharp convicted of capital murder in the abduction and fatal stabbing of a Kermit woman continued to protest his innocence even after jurors in Ozona sentenced him to die by injection National in newly released court documents prosecutors ridicule the claims to innocence of John z de Lorean saying anyone caught on videotape As he fondles co Caine and toasts his future in the narcotics business has few defences available to despite a third air plane hijacking this month this time by ii lonesome cuban who commandeered a flight from Miami to new York Federal aviation officials say they have no plans to increase in flight Security the Republican led Senate in bold Defiance of president Reagan has ended three weeks of tumultuous budget debate by narrowly approving a 1984 spending and Revenue plan which would per Mit a billion tax increase next year and billion Over the next three years the Reagan administration today lifted a nearly year Long embargo on the Sale of 75 advanced f16 Jet fighters to Israel imposed after Israel invaded Lebanon Del Rio i vol 55 no 41 phone 77mss1 Del Rio publishing inc All rights reserved Dot to toot 7n40 Friday afternoon May 20 1tl3 a of dorm sections police action produces negative results a bomb exploded in the South african capital of Pretoria during the evening Rush hour Friday killing or wounding an undetermined number of people witnesses said the government said thursday it will provide emergency Aid for ranchers in Northern Mexico where More than cattle have died in the worst drought to hit the Region in More than 20 years dear to Del Rio and Vicinity partly Cloudy with 20 percent Chance of thundershowers to Day and 30 percent tonight some possibly heavy partly Cloudy saturday High thurs Day 92 Low this morning 65 winds from the Southeast at 10 to 15 Miles per hour today decreasing and blowing from the East at 5 to 10 Miles per hour Sunset Sunrise miss your paper Call the Del Rio news Herald 7751551 before 7 Mon Day through Friday and before on saturday and sunday and we will bring it to you news Herald photo by Benieno Garcia police detective Lynda Henson was among detectives who detained photographer Benigno Garcia for about an hour thursday afternoon to get negatives of pictures Garcia took for a san Angelo attorney by Gloria Martinez news Herald writer a Del Rio news Herald photographer was detained by detectives for an hour thursday after noon because he would not surrender negatives of photographs he took of evidence introduced into Federal court against a former police officer the photographer remained in police custody after the detectives failed to produce a warrant for his arrest or a search warrant the evidence photographed was a matter of Public record available to anyone wishing to review it photographer Benigno Garcia said he went to Ross drug store at Plaza Del sol mall thursday to pick up the negatives to be used by an attorney in a pending lawsuit against former Del Rio police department patrolman Fernando Rudy Chris Ybarra Ybarra was sentenced last december to life in prison after being convicted in Federal court Here in september 1982 of a civil rights violation in connection with the slaying of 21yearold Dora Elia quiz Martinez he was scheduled to stand trial in Kerrville on a state murder charge stemming from mrs Martinez death but his Case was dropped after Mak ing a plea bargain arrangement with District at Torney Tom Lee Garcia had been employed by Robert Junell a san Angelo attorney who is representing is Martinez family Junell had hired Garcia to take Pic Tures of photographs submitted As evidence in court concerning is Martinez death Garcia said the negatives were sent by the Del Rio Ross drug store to Eagle pass drug store for processing he said he went to pick up the negatives after the photo department at the Eagle pass store refused to print copies of the pictures when Maverick county District attorney Rudy p Rodriguez saw the pictures at the store while there on private business Lee said Rodriguez was familiar with the Martinez Case and asked the employee How the Pic Tures which were marked police appeared at the store Rodriguez contacted Del Rio police after the employee told him the pictures were submitted by Garcia for processing Polo Ortiz a photo lab employee at the Eagle pass store said employees at the store were told Cox Castillo Garcia by a supervisor to tear the pictures after Rodriguez inquiry it is not known who gave the orders that the photos be destroyed when he arrived at the Del Rio store Garcia said he was approached by police detective Lynda Henson who said she had orders to take the negatives from him she told me Ive got orders to take the negatives away from you you cant leave until you give me the Garcia said he said mrs Henson told him detective Ramiro Castillo and assistant District attorney Leonard Cox were in the process of getting a search War rant but he said mrs Henson had no warrant to confiscate the pictures when making her request after refusing to turn Over the negatives Garcia said he waited inside the mall for Castillo and Coxs return with mrs Henson and another patrolman who was called to the scene during that time Garcia called Del Rio news Herald publisher Fritz Wirt who then contacted District attorney Tom Lee who said he knew nothing about the warrant Lee began his investigation into the incident and subsequently Learned through Cox and Castillo that police officials were concerned that the negatives Garcia had were different from those submitted in court the police department simply could not figure out Why photos taken in a criminal investigation were not in the Possession of the police depart Lee said the police didst know Ben had made a private see police Page 8a Laughlin offer to buy Eagle pass station denied by Gloria Martinez news Herald writer Maverick county officials thursday refused an offer by the government to Purchase an auxiliary station maintained in Eagle pass by Laughlin air Force base for Pilot training however the officials agreed to continue joint usage of the auxiliary station until government officials can find an alternate location for the facility during a meeting called by Laughlin Wing commander col Albert a Gagliardi Maverick county commissioners court said economic conditions in the county and the need for new air port facilities were prohibiting them from Selling the Maverick county radar base Airfield were going through some trying Maverick county judge Rudy Bowles said there is an urgent need to have Airport facilities to compete in Industrial the government had offered to Purchase the property for million the property known As the Poorboy auxiliary station includes 646 acres of pro Perty 12 Miles North of Eagle pass that presently is leased from Maverick county by the government for Laughlin pilots to practice touch and go landings a fire station and radar station also is maintained on the premises and is used by Maverick county and Laughlin we provide fire Protection and aircraft Gagliardi told Maverick county officials and a group of interested county citizens its to your advantage to have us county officials cited the near disasters at the current Eagle pass Airport and the potential problems that exist due to its location near a heavily populated area those problems and the need to accommodate the private sector with a new Airport com missioner Anastacio Guajardojr said were the driving Force behind the county refusal to sell i feel we can work something Bowles said Maverick county does not want to jeopardize Laughlin or Hurt the during the meeting the Maverick county delegation presented Laughlin officials with a Resolution adopted by Maverick county commissioners and letters written by Eagle pass mayor Enrique Mon Tavlos and the Middle Rio Grande development Council project de la Madrid Calls for restraint Mexico City a presi Dent Miguel de la Madrid says Mexico wont be Able to end its worst postwar economic crisis unless labor unions scale Down demands for 50 percent pay in creases and businessmen accept smaller profits the crisis is deep and the government cannot say it will solve it on Short the president said thursday he warned it will take two to three years for recovery to set in in a related development thursday de la Madrid government offered to provide emergency Aid for ranchers in Northern Mexico where More than cattle have died in the worst drought to hit the Region in More than 20 years but there were no details about what Type or amount of Aid would be provided by the government which is holding Down Federal spending As it Battles to avoid default on a record billion foreign debt Union leaders citing the coun try 100 percent annual inflation rate have set a May 30 deadline for salary increases of 50 per cent they threaten nationwide strikes if the increases Are not granted review committee objecting to the Sale Bowles said he contacted con Gressman Abraham Chick Kazen who said a government accounting office report indicated dual usage of the Aux Ilary station is a feasible method but suggested that base officials find an alternate location for flight operations in the future were not closing the door to any discussion on a joint Ven Bowles said we just think you should construct your own touch and go facilities North of Del Rio or wherever appropriate in the Gagliardi said he would like to continue with a joint usage plan but expressed concern about the Lon term problem what kind of time Frame Are you talking Gagliardi asked commissioners getting Money to obtain a new facility is not an overnight process we need a Long Lead time to get the project through Laughlin base base com Mander col Hap Carr expressed concern Over runway conditions and the problems that would result with increased joint usage Carrs comments were made in reference to a air Force engineering services Center pavement study performed in March of 1982 at the Poorboy Aux Ilary station according to it James e Parker results of the study indicated the Airfield is much too weak for heavier aircraft the runway surface problems Are problems that you Are going to have to Gagliardi warned commissioners its going to take a lot of Money to develop an Airfield to allow big aircraft to land Bowles told Gagliardi county officials were taking Steps to obtain funds from the Faa to make the necessary improvements and he was confident that the re quest would be honoured Gagliardi said Laughlin officials will begin the necessary paperwork to build a new touch and go strip following the meeting he said he was extremely pleased with come of the Days events a definite spirit of cooperation was present throughout the entire Gagliardi said we will now proceed with a fact finding phase to develop an expanded joint use agreement bet Ween Maverick county and the government has been leasing the Maverick county radar base Airfield since june 1955 the present lease will expire in june 1984 officials confirm polio Case by Karen Gleason news Herald writer a 3yearold boy remains in an isolation Ward in Val verde memorial Hospital this morning with a confirmed Case of polio health clinic officials said today Hospital administrator Larry Dorsey said the Case has been clinically and added he still is awaiting the results of lab tests to make 100 percent sure that it is a clinic spokesman said the Case was confirmed by or con Rado Galindo i of Del Rio Lorenza Mostacci a registered nurse at the clinic Early this morning was administering shots to Hospital staff members she said the clinic at 200 Bridge will be open from 9 to 5 sunday to vaccinate per sons 18 years old and under vaccinations also will be Given from 2 to 5 sunday at Austin san Houston Lamar Travis East Side Garfield North Heights and Buena Vista school cafeterias Dorsey is recommending that persons ask their family physician about vaccinations Dorsey said Public health department officials have sent Laboratory samples to the infectious disease control Center in Atlanta for further confirmation they health department officials Are concerned every time a disease that has been eradicated for the most part pops up Dorsey said weve been trying to coordinate everything that happen ing Here we dont want to cause undue concern in the commune he added Dorsey said the disease is contagious but Only if a person comes into Contact with any secretions of an infected individual Ninos Community chorus concert set music will fill the eighth Grade auditorium tonight at 8 As los Ninos Del Rio and the Community chorus sing at their Spring concert the doors will open at 7 in the auditorium at 315 Griner St tickets Are for adults and for children age 12 and under los Ninos and chorus members will present a program entitled America the music of us Julia May will accompany them on the piano the 32voice childrens choir los Ninos Del Rio will open the show singing delightful Disney 12 familiar tunes including favourites like when you wish upon a Mickey mouse zip a Dee Doo d a h a n d Ous Carl Wehn is Community con Cert director and Bonnie Kraemer is the director and accompanist for los Ninos showers drop Hail in Del Rio area by Imajo Fleetwood news Herald writer thunderstorms dropped Hail and brought reports of Tornado sightings thursday evening and the National weather service issued a Tor Nado watch from to because of indications of a Tornado aloft Over Del Rio heaviest hit in Val verde county was Langtry where the Hail damaged the tile roof of the judge Roy bean information Center broke win Dows and damaged vehicles breaking windshields and denting bodies of cars the Hail ranged from pea size to As big As rain there was reported to total 34 of an Inch at Bumpville smaller Hail fell with half an Inch of rain sightings of Tornado were reported one unconfirmed report placing the twister 12 Miles Northeast of Comstock a funnel Cloud was sighted by Val verde Deputy sheriff Johnny Barnes 14 Miles West of Comstock travelling East and Southeast with no touch Down buffeting winds peaked at 41 Miles per hour during the thunderstorm interruptions in electric Power and television service resulted from the wild weather with the Laughlin air Force Basea radar reportedly out for half an hour Del Rio received 71 of an Inch of rain but at Amistad dam heavier Rains brought inches of moisture below the rainfall was reported at inches and on the Continental ranch near Comstock the precipitation amounted to inches the Fisher ranch reported some Hail damage with the 1inch rain that fell

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