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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 16, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas White we need tight but not increase in taxes AUSTIN AP Mark Whites call for a more efficient state government without new taxes got a cautious reaction from with several saying it would be tough to achieve Whites goals without more in his stateiofthestate address to the House and Senate on said trimming the state reducing expenses and increasing user fees are better ways to deal with the states financial We dould raise But I think there is not a person in this room myself included who intends to do White Bill Hobby said White should be commended for seeking to streamline state The thrust of his advocating costsaving measures in state while augmenting corrections and higher sets the tone for austerity with Hobby Ray DWichita said Whites proposals are going to be very difficult goals to achieve without some new taxes and soley on the basis of budget Mark White told legislators than prosperity had made the state bureaucracy cutting and raising In his White said years of prosperity have See Page 12A 410 M053 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 301 Salary squabble t Grievance panel to hear Tamez Friday By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer County Clerk Hazel Kuhn and Contable Fidel Tamez of Precinct 4 will present salary requests to the grievance committee Friday will go before the special county committee at 9 and Tamez is scheduled for In commissioners court three people and an alternate were picked from the grand jury list to be members of the committee along with the six elected county officials on the They were Michael Leon Maxey Edward James Lee and alternate Ruth When commissioners discovered that Price had moved out of the another name was drawn Ambrose The six county officials Sheriff Walter county attorney Bill county treasurer Betty Jean tax collector Gloria county Clerk Rosie Bosenbury and Because she is appearing before she cannot be on the County Judge Fred Clark serves as the committees nonvoting presiding Kuhn is requesting a 5 percent salary increase in stead of the percent that commissioners voted for in the She has said that the commissioners gave the cost of living increase at 5 percent to nearly everyone while the commissioners contend it was not meant to be an acrosstheboard Tarnez wants his salary increased to a fulltime basis from up to Basketball Scoreboard Unicorns Tivy 63 Cougars Hays 52 Kerrville Unicorn girls 39 Hays Cougarettes 40 New Braunfels Herald New Texas 13 Wednesday January 25 Cents 28 Pages3 Sections Texas man executed HUNTSVILLE AP Doyle Skillern asked his family to rejoice and then was executed by injection early today for a killing in which the confessed triggerman may soon go Warden Jack Pursley ordered that the execution begin at Skillern coughed and retched seconds then lay Luther a prison pronounced him dead at was very much resigned to his and was cheerful all the timehe was with the Cqrnelius Ryan the Roman Catholic priest said immediately after the Phil chief spokesman for the Texas prison said that after prison officials informed Skillern that Mark White had declined to grant him a Skillern responded A lot of people will still have their troubles and mine willbe Whites action followed a 62 vote of the Supreme Court not to block the Skillern had been on Texas Death Row longer than all but two other He was executed for the Austinite injured in IH 35 accident By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer An Austin woman was injured when her car crossed the center median on Interstate 35 and struck an 18wheeler near Schwab Road early this Judith Davis was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital by New Braunfels Emergency Medical and later transferred to South Austin A spokeswoman there said Davis was in stable as of presstirne Department of Public Safety Trooper Jon Lindley said Davis was driving her 1984 Ford Tempo nor thbound on IH 35 when she lost control of the vehicle just north of the Schwab Road The car slid across the center median and into the path of an 18wheeler hauling rein forced Lindley said the truck Jesus Zepada of tried to dodge the car but struck it right behind the drivers The truck then crossed the center rolled over on its side in the east bar ditch and dumped the steel off the Zepaaa was slightly and treated at the accident Lin dley said Schertz Police closed off both southbound lanes of IH 35 for See Page 12A A codefendant testified not fired the six fatal Skillern was in a car he shooting death of Patrick an undercover narcotics agent for the Texas Department of Public The two were trying to sell about worth of Quaaludes to Randel the night of the Skillern was convicted of capital murder although a Charles Victor testified he fired the six shots that killed Skillern was in a car Sanne But a jury decided Sanne was not a continuing threat to and gave him a life while who had killed his brother was determined tv be a threat and was sentenced to Sanne is being considered for parole Skillern was convicted under See Page 12A Inside Water Watch Cuiiul Canyon inflow Cdnyon outflow Eclwmds Aquifer liivul 800 10 901 Wiiliiwn 111 Todays Weather The Comal County forecast calls for occasional showers and thundershowers this becoming partly cloudy by Theres a 100 percent of rain dropping to 30 percent Winds will become northerly near 15 rnph this af and remain at 1015 mph through Sunset will be at and sunrise Thur sday will be at The high today should be in the mid low tonight in the mid 30s and a high Thursday near This mornings low was and yesterdays high was CLASSIFIED COMICS 47B 8C CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY DEATHS 2C 3A ENTERTAINMENT4B FOOD 13B HOROSCOPE 2C OPINIONS 4A SPORTS STOCKS 3A WEATHER 2A Highway 81 wreck Ambulance workers secure John Zim of New on a stretcher after an accident on Highway 81 near Kroger Tuesday Zini mermann and his wife Edna received minor injuries when they turned onto DEFiYL CLARK HERALD 2EIKJf Highway 81 and were struck by an eastbound The driver of that car was Turf fight Seguin sues over McQueeney incorporation election still on ByDANASTELL Staff writer The city of Sequin has filed a lawsuit against McQueeney in corporation but the action will nut stop Saturdays Scguin City Attorney Keith Browne said this morning the filed in state district brings up five issues of the law if the McQueeney incorporation is It is under the Texas Declarators Judgment which means Sequin is so far as Seguin can there are no facts in dispute no law in Browne The suit will decide how the law applies to this particular act i McQueeney The five points aretechnically Browne but he explained that one attempts to find out what happens when two cities have overlapping extraterritorial Nobody knows what happens when cities begin to annex and in corporate and they are so close together that nobody knows where the KTJ said There are no appealed cases reported that answer these Browne said a state statute governing KTJ is a relatively new one only 20 years Going to a law library will not tell you what to the statute doesnt answer the lawyer adding that his interpretation of the statute would differ from an interpretation by McQueeney incorporation So you need a judge in the middle to The Browne is against the incorporation not against a particular An 11 incorporation vote in McQueenes failed 2 prompting steering committee members to draw up a new city plat But the boundaries in the new were not significantly different from the first and iuadalupe Count James Sagebiel refused to call another in accpeted another redrawn map and called an election The most recent plat excludes Structural Metals and Acme along with most of Windsor Gypsum New boundaries also exclude Kim Grove but include Westgate subdivision and Treasure whose August incorporation election also Hubert a member of the McQueeney steering said last week that if the two cities face each oilier il Seguin will and will have to roll back its finger The suits are filed against the wrong and for the purposes and based uhit ur are not factual Ha The of the op position to McQuecnc in corporation is no longer in doubt now that the of Sequin has conic out of the closet to oppose the in corporation Scguin in October annexed four See Page 12A County auditor studying jail furniture bids Furniture bids for the new jail were opened in Tuesdays com missioners court but a decision on which to accept awaits the county auditors cost Then commissioners will meet at Friday to make a decision on the Because the company who wrote the specifications is also bidding on the it will be left to the commissioners to evaluate if the competing vendors are offering equivalent quality of Two complete bids were offered one by Wayne Myers of Edna who wrote the specifications and one by Comal County Office The bid was divided into two parts so that a company could bid on only the manufactured furniture or on the custommade pieces and high density storage one bid from TriCounty Office Equipment had given bids on individual items in both Bate Bond said because it was an incomplete bid and the com missioners had not indicated they wanted to break it down item In he would not recommend the commissioners consider Along with the bids two letters declining bidding on the project with explanations also were Cash Hermes with Centex Office Center wrote that the bid particulars were closely tied tu manufacturer the advantage thai the company who wrote the specifications had because it could forgive its consulting fee if it got both bids discouraged Centex from Bond told commissioners that the specifications were very exacting and were from a particular but the cover letter said that bids of equivalent or better quality would be I worked with the Centex people for two weeks on different aspects of the bid and I thought the would bid Bond The count also called for bids for microfilm services on the County Clerks records to reduce the size of books prior to Counts Judge Fred Clark wanted to also have County Clerk Rosie Bosenbury look into the cost and feasibility of having the oW kept on ;