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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 4, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Bf LILLIAM T NOM AS Staff writer The Texas Railroad Commission hearing on the All-American Pipeline has been widened to include any sur face or subsurface water along the Texas route A spokesperson from the Texas Railroad Commission said the change was made last week Originally the hearing had been designed to hear testimony on the possible pollution threat that the heated crude oil pipeline posed for the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone The pipeline s proposed course from California to the Texas refineries in Webster will traverse 7 5 miles of the aquifer in Hays County near Kyle The pipeline being built by a sub sidiary of Goodyear Tire and Rub ber, will go through the following Texas counties Upton, Crockett. Sutton. Kimble Kerr Gillespie Blanco. Hays, Caldwell, Bastrop Fayette. Colorado. Wharton F'ort Bend. Brazoria Galveston and Har ris Local landowner Joanie West wrote to the railroad commission re questing the scope of the hearing be broadened She also asked the attorney general’s office to write the railroad commission making the same request "Even though the pipeline no longer plans to go through Comal County, the placement of the pipeline over the dividing line between the Austin and San Antonio pools means that a spill could pollute both our water supply and Austin s, ’ West said When we got the pipeline out of our backyard we had no intention of pushing the same problem in so meone else s ” The Beck Ranch Property Owners Association which West belongs to was the first organization to raise the question about the affects of the See PIPELINE, Page 12A Inside Textile bill may Cation force a veto See Page 17A Comal River......... 335    cfs (down 10) Water ^anV°n'n^ow.......610    cfs (down 52) Canyon outflow ........ 542 cfs (same) Watch    Edwards Aquifer....... 626.67 (up .01) Canyon Lake level 910.09 (up .02) . . WI (■)cr AIU ' TF. XA-' ' att : P£Tc: P.O. BOX T-./y. LAS i T io/22/et "* . .I f/. t PROF I OC1 ■ICAN ' SINCLAIR AF. A3 6 y 75245 Canyon, SVHS win Sports in basketball See Page 9A Cheer Fund growing, but time is short By SARAN DUKE Staff writer Contributions to the Christmas Cheer Fund are growing Five new donations totaling $(12 came in Tuesday pushing the Cheer Fund total to $724.56. The $62 was donated by Mr and Mrs R E. Crocker $10. John Robins-$10. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kiesewetter $2. Wallace and Margaret Sullivan $25, and Carol Scruggs $15 The Herald-Zeitung is grateful to these and all of the contributors. But in order to feed 200 needy families in the New Braunfels area, a lot more contributions are still needed. Cheer Fund coordinator Don Avery estimated it will cost at least $5,000 to provide food and toys to the needy families He said Christmas is sooner than we think, only three weeks from today Avery encouraged everyone to bring their tax deductible donations or non-perishable food items by the offices at 186 S Caste!!. Those who cannot come to the office, call 625-9144 to arrange to have the donations picked up Dec 20 and 21 will be big days for Herald-Zeitung employees because those are the days scheduled for packing and delivering the food to families in the area Gloria Castro, mailroom foreman, has worked with the Cheer Fund for the past two years and she said she is ready to do it again "I really enjoy helping out the needy,” she said "Just to see the kids with their big smiles ..I loved it As long as I work here, I’ll be doing it every year.” Castro said last year she helped deliver food to six families Maria Rodriguez helped pack and deliver food last year and she is also ready to do the same thing this year Maria said working with the Cheer Fund gave her a good feeling because the work went to help other people "It was neat to watch the kids When the kids saw the packages, their eyes just lighted up,” Rodriguez said Judy Aguirre worked packing the food last year and she said she was proud to be part of the project "I didn’t get to see the people but I know they appreciated what we did,” she said "I think there are a lot more people who deserve our help There See CHEER, Page 12A Restaurant presents fresh pasta, see Page 1B New Braunfels Herald New Braunfels. Texas Vol. 94-No. 235 Wednesday December 4,1985 25 Cents 26 Pages — 3 Sections Holiday memories Lf Sui KRIEWALDT/HER A LDZflTUWG she likes. The exhibit, a yearly event which opens on St. Nicholas Eve, Dec. 5, contains antique toys from New Braunfels early history. Martha Stoecker looks at the dough ornaments on the Christmas tree at the Toy Store exhibit at the Sophienburg Memorial Museum, while Kristen Klein points out an ornament Pipeline hearing scope broadened Perry declares his innocence By DEBBIE BrLOACN Staff writer A Canyon Lake man who said he is charged with taking a four-year-old girl out in the woods and having oral sex with her declared his innocence Tuesday "There is no way in the world I would ever hurt any child,” David Charles Perry said. "I am not guilty I am not guilty ” Perry’s testimony came after Jesse Garibay, a capital murder suspect under a $100,000 bond in the Comal County Jail, testified he had heard Perry’s confession to the crime "I was in the cell right next to him. and overheard a conversation with his cellmate He said he was baby sitting, and had sexually assaulted this little girl,” Garibay stated. Garibay has been on the stand once before as a witness for the state In the murder trial of Ramon Amaro last August. Garibay testified Amaro told him how he had killed Jesus Hernandez while they were cellmates Defense attorneys Norman Dean and former County Court-at-Law Judge D H Buchanan were quick to point out Garibay was made a jail trusty shortly after his testimony which helped send Amaro to prison for life. But Perry testified Tuesday he never told anyone he was guilty of the charge against him ' He t Garibay > is a liar He s trying to save his own skin, that’s all ” Perry said "He said he’d read all the newspaper articles about me. and started asking me questions right off the bat about it "I told him I was CHARGED with taking a child out in the woods, blindfolding her and having oral sex with See PERRY Page 12A City receives pat on back for water quality By BANA OVENSTNEET Staff writer The city’s wastewater treatment plants have been given a pat on the back by the Texas Water Commis sion recently for having an exemplary operation And. Tuesday night, members of the city’s Rivers Advisory Board heard from a representative of the commission of several ways to further improve they city’s good stan ding "I think the biggest problem a city gets into is that they don’t foresee into the future, they can’t foresee growth,” said Augustine de la Cruz, field investigator with the commission "I have run into cities where the people just don’t care, but luckily, your city has the foresight and caring to hire people with expertise to take care of these plants,” de la Cruz said. "We’re very pleased with the output of our treatment plants,” said Roger Biggers, technical services manager at New Braunfels Utilities "We’re now in the process of expanding our Gruene plant and in the process of rehabilitating the old plant.” Biggers said the Utilities also is planning to build a treatment facility near the airport with two years. "We are planning for the future (but) we need cooperation, none of this comes without expense and in order to stay Ahead of the game,” he said, ”we have to keep moving, we can’t 21 shopping days to Christmss Today's weather Clouds will diminish this afternoon and skies will become sunny to take today’s high into the mid-60s Winds will be variable at 5 to IO mph Tonight and Thursday, it will be mostly cloudy with a low in the upper His and a high Thursday in the midHiOs Winds will be from the north at IO mph Yesterday’s high was 50 and this morning's low was 49 Sunset tonight will be at 5 32 pm and sunrise Thursday will be at 7: ll a m CLASSIFIED 4-7B COMICS 22 CROSSWORD 3C DEAR ABBY BC DEATHS 2A FOOD 1 4B HOROSCOPE JC OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 9-10A STOCKS 12A WEATHER    2A stagnate or we’ll find ourselves track of potential pollution problems,    recommended by recent state behind the eight ball in the future.”    de la Cruz said. is to hire a water    legislation Another way the city can keep pollution abatement coordinator, as    See    WASTEWATER,    Page    12A Student teachers OiRYL CLARK HERALD-ZflTUNG Stephen Tilly, a student in Carolyn Schulle s fifth grade challenge data at Seeie Elementary School in New Braunfels, shows his mother, Diane Tilly, the ins end outs of a computer during a special parents night Tuesday, The challenge class kids had the opportunity to be teachers, showing their parents how computers operate. Keep smilin ! ;

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