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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 11, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas New Bratmfeld HwdldZeitung January Vietnamese man charged in students HOUSTON AP A 25yearold Viet nanwse was in a mental hospital until he Was released two months ago at his request has been charged with murder in the savage stabbing slaying of a young boy who was waiting for a School Police said Buy Nguong walked up as Shane and a friend were waiting on the bus at 7 Without Duong burned the boy with a then threw him to the ground and began stabbing him in the chest with a kit chen police An apartment maintenance man who saw the attack rushed to the boys aid and wrestled his attacker to the police while someone else grabbed the knife from his They were too late to save Shanes a fourthgrader at Shadow Oaks Elementary School in west was pronounced dead at 8 at Memorial City General The Houston Post quoted an Unidentified police investigator as saying Duong told officers he wanted to go back to He thought if he did something really bad he would be sent back to Duong was jailed in lieu of The Harris County medical examiners office said the boy died of 20 stab wounds to the chest and two to the A Hector said Duong watched impassively as he and other paramedics worked frantically over the The childs injuries were about the worst thing Ive ever seen in his four years as a Santos 1 took the boys shirt off and saw the There were so many 6f them I couldnt count Duongs Thi said he was a patient at Austin State Hospital for two or three weeks late last Because he was a voluntary officials released him when he demanded to be allowed to go she Her brother first showed signs of mental illness in when he was a student in South she The family fled to a Hong Kong refugee ckmp in 1979 and came to Houston in she Phuong said her brother had received psychiatric treatment at Joseph Hospital in Houston until about three months when he was turned away because they dont accept Medicare She said her family once took Duong to Harris Countys charjity Ben and waited 14 hours before being told there was no room for i We feel very bad about the she We dont know how we can Mary whose 11yearold son Jason was waiting fbr the bus with said a man approached the children holding several burning Jas in said he thought the man was going to walk on then he stopped and Jumped on Williams He didnt say a word the Police Mosier said Shanes at tacker first burned the boy with a then threw him on the ground and began stabbing him with a kitchen Apartment Imaintenance man Harold Sheffield and two Allen and Tony said they ran to help the boy when they saw the i Gibson said he ran up while Sheffield was wrestling with the childs State employees could see layoffs in fall AUSTIN AP Up to 5 percent of state employees may find themselves without a job in Sep tember when anticipated budget cuts take the director of a state employees organization Gary Hughes of the Texas Public Employees Association said as many as of the state positions may be Hughes on Wednesday estimated it Would take six months of at trition or unfilled vacancies at state agencies to ease the projected state revenue shortage of He said he was taking the message to Mark White and legislative leaders this week to prevent a heck of a lot of misery in Were trying to force some decisions in the The agencies cant wait until June or July to start cutting or we would be forcing massive Hughes The state which takes effect gives agencies less than eight months to begin reducing Hughes said state leaders have promised reductions would come through attrition and not House Speaker Gib Lewis and Bill Hobby have said the revenue shortage will come through budget not a tax The employee group was one of the first to call for a tax increase and also pushed for a 6 percent pay Hughes Hughes said the majority of agency directors are still filling vacancies because the Legislature is just bes would be the first to be laid Hughes said an attrition plan put in effect now would help save money that could be earmarked for a pay he Eliseo director of the Texas State Employees said the union will continue to press for a 20 percent increase over two But White aide Steve Anderson says any pay raise remains a long I dont want to close the door he but at this point a raise is Water bill Ito benefit Texas 1 AUSTIN AP The water package put together by top state leaders has something in it for all according to the House sponsor of the bill that was to be filed We feel if we pass a plan thats a good we can sell said Tom It takes a largescale sales program to explain to people whats in it and why its to their Any spending on water projects would have to be approved by The drought that choked much of Texas last year is a good starting point for a sales Craddick comparing it to the early 1970s lines at gasoline pumps that made people realize we need to do something about Mark White said Thursday he believes the Legislature can address the water program I think there are compromises that are being today in that will alleviate some concerns of the coastal senators and represen tatives about bays and he said at a news Craddicks bill is based on a plan worked out by Bill Hobby and Speaker Gib I think it is more of a Compromise with something in it for all the different areas of the said comparing the plan with previous ones that Thats whats needed in order to get a plan The new water part of which would face ballot box approval if j it is OKd by includes million in bonds to pay for construction of i i sewage treatment plants and other A million state insurance program to guarantee municipal Mandatory water conservation programs for cities seeking state aid for water statewide program to control ground water i An agricultural conservation fund to cut water use on j Environmental safeguards to protect habitats down river frjom Any effort to develop a comprehensive water plan upi close The latest plan has raised questions frohi West Texas farmers who depend on ground Coastal interests are worried thatnew projects might damage White vows to keep school reform AUSTIN AP Mark angry with critics who want to water down public school says he will veto any bill the Legislature sends him that dilutes the There will be no There will be no White declared The who pushed school reforms and a billion tax hike to fund them through a special legislative session last said he wants to keep all those changes I intend to make certain that our teachers are going to have better pay that there are going to be smaller class that there will be improved performance standards for both teachers and that well have additional funding for poorer school White His comments came a day after one of the states largest teacher organizations the Association of Texas Professional Educators launched a drive to scuttle the reform laws requirement for competency tests for White said he agreed with legislators who say some modifications in the law may be but warned lawmakers that they shouldnt consider dismantling the reforms unless they have a two thirds vote in both houses needed to override his They had better demonstrate that this modification is an im White In I a wideranging con White offered comments on manyl Among others he backed extending the death penalty to include prison inmates who kill other i Im going to be urging capital punishment be administered to any person in our prison system who inflicts death on a fellow prisoner or Security praised the Public Utility Commifesion for not allowing Houston Power to pass on to Customers construction at jthe South Texas Nuclear The PUC said failed to prove the nuclear power plant project had been prudently Fort Worth police investigate deaths FORT WORTH AP The disappearances of five women three of whom have been found dead have prompted Fort Worth police to form the largest investigative task force in history officials Another name was added to the grisly death list Thursday when a Body found late Wednesday near Benbrook was identified as that of 20 yearold Lisa police In the last five two other women besides Griffin have been found strangled or and two others are still Fort Worth Mayor Bob Bolen Thursday appealed to residents to help end the string of murders and adding that police have formed a task force of about three dozen officers the largest in the citys Although Griffins body was found outside the city limits and another victim discovered in Dallas Fort Worth police are looking for common threads in all five Each of the women was either a resident of Foit Worth or a frequent police Investigators are cautious about linking the but Fort Worth residents have peppered Bolen and City Council members with phone calls of concern about the an increasing number of and what they see as a frightening rise in Its not fear or Its growing concern about said Pat a city of the tenor of the Two other women one strangled Solution of these like all can be brought about more quickly with the assistance of Bolen said during a news We dont know if this case Griffins is involved with the other women missing in Fort Tarrant County Sheriff Don Car penter said We dont have a I wish we Griffin became the third name on the list Wednesday when railroad workers found her jogging suitclad body near railroad tracks southwest of Fort Worth near Ben A waitress at the Bustin Loose club in west Fort she died from a single gunshot wound to the the Tarrant County Medical Examiners office Her car was found parked at a nearby shopping Austin man charged in murder plots and another stabbed have been On police identified a badly deteriorated body found in a creek near Texas Christian University in southwest Fort Worth as Cindy She was reported missing 23 after going to an apartment complex to deliver a message to the friend of a stranded motorist she stopped to police A preliminary autopsy found she had been The body of Sarah of Denton was recently found in Dallas County after she disappeared while visiting the same area of the She died from stab officials Still missing are Catherine who vanished 30 after a fire at her southwest Fort Worth apart and Angela who was last seen buying gas at a convenience AUSTIN AP The manager of an Austin motel has been charged with trying to hire someone to kill former President Jimmy a city two Austin police officers and three other court records Fred Ribar is accused of offering for each of the court records Ribar was charged with criminal solicitation after an investigation by the Secret FBI and city Ribar was arraigned Thursday before presiding Municipal Judge David According to court Riber contacted an Austin resident and asked him to hire a Syrian or a Lebanese to kill Councilman Mark the two unnamed police Ribars his former Hancee and another The records gave no motive for the KlMWV When the time comet when you the sell it with a Want 6159144 HELP WANTED New local advertising company needs 10 mature women at once to 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