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Kerrville Daily Times (Newspaper) - March 02, 1990, Kerrville, Texas Kerrut Lle vol 81 no 271 Friday March 2 1990 the Schreiner College mountaineers must contend with Texas lutheran col Leges fallout pressure style of play in the opening round of the naia playoffs on saturday night Story on Page 1b in Brief Mexico easing livestock rules Washington a sen Phil Gramm says mexican officials have promised to Case restrictions on Texas livestock exporters possibly ending a lingering Trade dispute that had prompted the Texas Republican to threaten retaliation at a minimum Gramm said he was assured that Mexico would rotate livestock inspections Between Texas run and private pens along the Rio Grande used by exporters Gramm said mexican ambassador Gustavo Petriccioli and sen Humberto Lugo Gil chair Man of the mexican senates foreign relations committee assured him wednesday that they would communicate my concerns in the strongest Possi ble Way to the government in Mexico City about the limit ions on private pens East Germany de nationalizing East Berlin a East German authorities have taken another step toward the introduction of capitalism by announcing the nations state owned industries will be sold off to private investors starting March 15 however land and fixed As sets will not be on Sale to foreigners in what is seen As a move to prevent a huge sellout to West Germany details Are sketchy on the economic measures by the interim government of Premier Hans Modrow which were announced by economic Reform commissioner Wolfgang Krause Index Ann Church a Bible verse casting All your care upon him for he car Coli for Peter fair see weather Page 2a thursdays High 40 overnight Low 29 rainfall 16 in Kerrville Texas 18 pages 25 cents report county needs new bigger jail citizens committee presents report to special meeting of county commissioners by Eric Zarate times staff writer Kerrville Kerr county needs a new jail that will hold 95110 prisoners and the sheriff needs to make contracts with other counties to hold excess inmates until then a jail committee report says the jail committee 12 citizens appointed by Kerr county commissioners last november presented its report to county judge Danny Edwards and the rest of the commissioners at a special meeting thursday Edwards and the commissioners declined comment until they study the report the 119page report includes a list of nine recommendations suggested remedies or followups cover the jail the juvenile detention Center and county office space vice chairman Curtis monies made the presentation to the commissioners think it might need to be a Little bigger who can say crimes not stopping Frances Kaiser but no discussion followed about 80 pages of the report Are reprints of Magazine articles and re search papers on jail overcrowding or other problems with current Judi Cial systems two members of the jail commit tee Tobin Parker and Joe Mcphail refused to sign the final report in a letter he sent to commission ers Parker said More information and analysis is needed before a re port could be made Mcphail said Friday morning that the county should make do with what it currently has he said that during committee meetings chairman de Schleiter brought Only persons who advocated the construction of new jail facilities build jails build jails Tobin and 1 were the Only ones who said make the system Mcphai said the first recommendation in the report said the county should immediately lease or rent enough space for at least 20 jail Beds above the current level it adds Kerr county 63bed jail housed an average of 76 prisoners in 1989 with a Peak of 95 in july the report said sheriff Frances Kaiser said Friday morning she had verbal agreements with Kendall and Edwards county jails on the housing of excess prison ers she doubts a formal written agreement would be feasible or possible i dont think they Kendall or Edwards counties could Promise an exact number of Beds because of their Kaiser said and if we did need the space wed still have to pay for it the current arrange ment is the second recommendation Calls for building a new jail the sheriff agrees a new jail is needed but she further contends the proposed 95to 110bed size May be a Little too shortsighted i think it might need to be a Little Kaiser said who can say crimes not stopping the report had no Cost estimates on the construction of a new jail nor Willie headlines social club Kerrville country music legend Willie Nelson will headline the 10th annual so Cial club in september this years social billed As the greatest party in Texas will take place at the ranch in Mountain Home sept 8 said 1990 social club president Bur Nell Hamilton of Lampasas Nelson who was recently Hon ored by the recording Industry with a living legend grammy just released his 31st album for Colum Bia titled a horse called were tickled to death that we got someone of Nelsons stature to be the featured performer this said social club entertainment director dub Minter we started working on getting Willie just As soon As last years social club came to a close and we finally signed a contract with him week before he added this is our 10th year for having the the social club party and the 110th year of the historic ranch and what better Way to celebrate than with a Talent like Willie Hamilton said the first social club party was held in 1980 to celebrate the Centennial of the ranch be gun in 1880 by capt Charles Schreiner a former Texas Ranger and Hill country Benefactor said past president of the social club Lanny Leinweber it was such a Success that the social club was formed for the sole purpose of having an an Nual party he added Leinweber said it was ranch owner Charlie Schreiner ills idea to continue the party he had such a Good time at the Centennial party he asked Why cant we Start an organization and dedicate it to the sole purpose of throwing the Best danged party in Texas eve times photo by Michael Bowlin social clubs Leinweber Johnson Minter Schreiner Nelson will headline 10th annual party in september cry so weve been having them Ever said Leinweber one of the clubs 25member Board of directors Schreiner who is known to his friends As said he was Happy to be a part of the 10th anniversary Celebration of the social for two reasons its really Nice that All of these people come in from All Over the country and get to experience our Beautiful Hill country its especially Nice this year because they will be a part of the ranch 110th Schreiner said Kerrville convention and Visi tors Bureau director Sudie John son said Kerr county benefits greatly during the weekend of the social All the hotel rooms Are booked for that weekend the restaurants Are full we estimate that the eco nomic Impact on the area is about Johnson said those Arent just Texas dollars being spent Here Minter said weve got social club members that come in from Nebraska new York California Florida from All Over the United he added Minter said a visitor to the party can expect a night full of music and some of the Best exotic and Tex mex food and drink Ever along with Willie Nelson other performers will include Johnny Bush a mariachi band German band and at least two other musical groups Minter said till be constant music any where you he added As far As food Well have everything from Aouad and brazed White winged Dove to oysters on the he added Leinweber urged persons who Are interested in conning to the 10th anniversary social club to make their reservations Early already on fourth of the tickets to the social have been sold and that even before we announced that Willie Nelson was the featured Leinweber added persons interested in attending the 1990 social club party can Call Linda Minter or Marilyn Leinweber at 512 2384277 membership in the unique club is currently per couple weve had great parties in the past but we think this years social is going to be the Best Leinweber said did it have a recommended site the report does say that the construction of a new jail will take 1824 months on the juvenile detention Center the committee called for a separate analysis of the problem this should be performed by either a new citizens committee appointed for the task or by this pre sent committee with a new the report said when a new jail is built the report says the courthouse Annex should then be used for a holding cells a Law Library courtroom space and additional office space finally the report promotes the concept of a master plan for All county facilities the formation of a speakers team to explain the need for county expansion and More town Hall meetings to answer the Public questions bus strike aids local company by Michael Bowlin times staff writer the greyhound bus co Drivers strike that went into effect at Friday will have minimal effect on local bus service said Kerrville bus co owner Fred Kaiser we will implement our reductions probably sunday and Cut some services completely and curtail Kaiser said the Cut services win be Low Den 4sky runs such As san Antonio port Lavaca and Austin Victoria Kaiser explained were going to take a wait and see attitude about the Austin hous ton Houston Shreveport and san Antonio Del Rio and Eagle pass added Kaiser Well be evaluating that this Kaiser said the strike has caused the Ker Rvilla bus company charter Busi Ness to increase added Kaiser Kerrville bus company Drivers that have had their runs reduced would be used As charter Drivers Kaiser said Kaiser stressed that the Kerrville bus co and its employees including Drivers were Independent of the greyhound bus co we dont have anything to do with the greyhound Drivers we have our own Independent driving Kaiser explained we will continue to operate most of our services but we cant offer to operate their services is Kaiser said Kaiser said he understood that greyhound would be fully operational again withing two weeks that the plan at he added wildlife expo kicks off today at exhibit Center by Eric Zarate times staff writer the second annual Texas wildlife exposition kicks off today with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 a biathlon starting at 2 and a wild game dinner at the Day show runs March 24 at the Hill country youth exhibition Center with an educational focus on Hunting and fishing for All age groups the wildlife expo is sponsored by the Kerrville Sunrise Lions club other events scheduled Are a saturday night dance with Jimmie Dale court and his band a biathlon a casting Competition and Trout fishing tank and a Turkey calling contest according to co chairmen Marc Walton and Joe Redcar of the Sunrise Lions exotic wildlife on display will in clude a Llama a miniature Donkey an Axis Deer a Blackduck Antelope and a chinese potbellied pig at a Rattlesnake exhibit two Snake handlers standing in a 12fool by 12foot pit with 20 rattlesnakes and a Python will give safety and educational demonstrations the rattles Nake handlers will perform several times each Day Era sanctioned marksmanship competitions will be held in three different classes during the expo with matches in Small bore Hunting Rifle sporting and pistol classifications casting contests will be held twice on March 3 and once on March 4 Walton said there will be adult and childrens divisions with top prizes to include rods reels and trophies a Trout fishing tank will be in operation with every fish a guaranteed keeper rider said Trout will be released into a 26foot by 30foot tank and Euch Fisherman will drop his Hook for eight minutes for Walton said you can keep All the fish you want there will be no Walton said a Turkey calling contest which will also be held March 34 will award trophies in adult and Junior divisions Wayne Mayo of Dallas president of the american Turkey society will also be a part of the Turkey calling contests we have added so much to this years event especially a Large num Ber of childrens Walton said therell be events to interest just about any kind of for information on the expo Call 8956591 Edwards wants to finish Job editors note this is one in a series of articles on the Gen eral primary elections of the Kerr county Republican party the Only local party to hold elections for county offices these Ries will cover each contested race in the election first identifying the race and then introducing the candidates in alphabetical order by Mcglohon or times staff writer Kerrville Kerr county judge Danny Edwards says he Hast completed his Agenda for the county which is Why lies run Ning for a second term i have started a number of Edwards says i would like to see those brought to Edwards who faces Kerrville businessman Ken Sralla and con Sumer advocate Bill Stacy in his reelection bid has highlighted his qualifications As an attorney Dur ing his Campaign he says his opponents neither of whom Are lawyers wont be Able to handle the Job of county judge which he says is largely judicial in nature election 90 while the Texas Constitution Doest require the county judge to be an attorney that Post in Kerr county has been held by an attorney for More than 30 years that makes Kerr county unique Edwards says to change it now would be like taking a dam out after weve build houses below Edwards says he contends that a no lawyer in office would Cost the county As much As a year in additional Legal expense his opponents argue that they can handle the offices judicial role Edwards 56 was born in Corsi Cana he moved to Houston with his Mother when he was still a Young child Edwards describes his family As poor i started to ing when i was 10 years a says Danny Edwards that also about the time he decided to be an attorney 1 used to go Down to the court House and Sil in the window and watch the Edwards says 1 was afraid to go Edwards graduated in 1951 continued of Page 2a

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