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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 11, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas IfV Mengele son says West Germany AP Josef Mengeles son says his Nazi war criminal father is and was probably the man buried six years ago near Sao a family spokesman said Rolf Mengele assumes that the remains dug up in Sao Paulo are those of his spokesman Herbert fiauefmeister told repor The long hunt for the former Auschwitz death camp ac cused in the murders of Jews and others during World War had taken a dramatic turn last week when Brazilian investigators said they had information that a man who drowned and was buried there in 1979 was But the Mengele family had remained silent on the issue until Bauermeister said Rolf Mengele would now take his evidence to West German prosecutors in Frankfurt and would explain to them why he had not spoken to investigators Bauermeister said it was only speculation that Josef Mengele had died in a swimming as has been Rolf Mengele is a lawyer in the southern German city of The Mengele family has long owned a farm machinery manufacturing company in a town near in Sao Paulo the chief Brazilian investigator in the Romeu said he had in formation of other individuals in Brazil who sheltered the man said to be Mengele and he would take statements from He did not name the A Hungarian immigrant woman and an Austrian immigrant couple in the Sao Paulo area already have said they sheltered On a member of the forensic team examining the body said a possible fracture in the pelvic bone of the remains unearthed last week has strengthened suspicion that the dead man may be selects Krieg as Canyon principal Will Krieg A familiar face has become the new Canyon High School prin Will was promoted from CHS assistant principal to principal Monday night to replace Larry who announced his acceptance of the superin tendent spot in Blanco 1SD last Canyon High has been Kriegs educational home for the last 14 He came to New BraunfelS in 1971 and coached varsity football and baseball for five When Moehnke became principal in Krieg was named his Were going to miss He was an excellent person to work for and learn Krieg said But Im excited about the change in It will mean a different relationship with patrons and See Page 12A 4 Cougars named to alltournament Page 5A New Braunfels Herald New Texas City Counci deadlocked on Utilities By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer New Braunfels Utilities Manager Bob Sohn walked away empty handed from Monday nights City Council A 33 vote with Max Winkler absent defeated the councils first motion for a public referendum for million in utility revenue A million notice of intent failed on another tie A vote to table the issue until the councils June 24 meeting ended in a So any action became no action Monday It appears we are in a hopelessly deadlocked position on Mayor Barbara Tieken said after a brief No as far as I can has switched Since both votes no action was she In conferring with our Barry during the no action will be taken at this time on this she along with Mayor Protern Betty Lou Rushing and Councilman Valdemar voted for the public and against the notice of intent council approval of the bond Councilmen George Ed Sciantarelli and James Goodbread voted the exact whose vote would have broken the tie either was ab A City Hall spokeswoman said he is vacationing in More than 2 hours of discussion went into Monday nights clif but no one took the big jump like citizen Darrell Sollberger asked councilmembers to There are 55 projects involved in this bond but I dont know about time factors and true How Council voted Heros how the votes lined up on the three motions concerning issuance of New Braunfels Utilities revenue bonds To call million bond issue For Mayor Barbara Betty Lou Valdemar Against George James Ed Tie 33 motion To publish notice of million bond For Erben Against vote motion To table the matter For Against Good Tie vote motion NOTE Councilman Max Winkler was Thats up to the Sollberger I want the airconditioner running when I come I want to be able to draw water in my and I want to be able to flush my commode and know that raw sewage isnt going into the he I think the rest of the public is just like want to know the lights We elected I would trust your who made the notice of intent motion with a 24month stipulation before Utilities would return for the The issue started out at Now its down to I think its in the communitys best interest to do I think it will pass if it goes to the I just dont know if that step is he I felt like a vote by the people was the most prothing we could Rushing Its not Thats our democratic Its our tax and Ill stand by their decision Al Kosko questions Ray Metzke during Utilities bonds debate DERYL ZEITUNG See Page 12A Betty Lou Rushing left and Barbara Tieken wanted a referendum Darrell Sollberger didnt Tuesday June 25 Cents 16 Sections Flood victims seek aid By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Four county residents asked cSunty commissioners to begin the process of having at least part of Comal County declared a disaster area in the wake of last weeks After the regular meeting of commissioners four residents of Forest View North subdivision in the northernmost tip of County told of livestock and farm equipment swept away by the rising Little Blanco My home was washed off its piers both vehicles were washed Adrian Gammage When the water it left another couple clinging onto their roof for dear One neighbor we have not been able to get ahold but his whole house was washed Gammage said he knew of four houses either washed away or washed off of their but most of the losses were in vehicles and farm Nelson Collard told of losing three horses in the along with a fleet of three out farm and ranch equipment and Buck and partners in a quail and pheasant lost It almost wiped us Buck In that part of the 14 inches of rain but also the rain up stream came down the Little Blanco causing a lot of the I woke the river was 68 feet below the bank Gammage But in 30 minutes it rose out of its banks and was sweeping under my Then in a very short I stepped out in it and it was chest The problem where I live is that I am between the Little Blanco and a draw that empties into Do you have flood insurance Commissioner Jumbo Evans See Page 12A Inside Water Watch Comal River down 16 Canyon down 514 Canyon 0am outflow down 7 Edwards up Canyon Lake level up Note For the first time in more than three the level of Canyon Lake is above the conservation pool level of 909 feet above mean sea Release rates ere now determined by the Fort Worth hydrology department of the Army Corps of Longhorn baseball The Hurricanes claim Mondays rainout will give Miami the edge in tonights The Longhorns say theyll be ready for the College World Series cham pionship Details in CLASSIFIED 911A COMICS Todays Weather CROSSWORD 48 A 30 percent chance of rain will remain in the forecast for tonight and temperatures will reach the low 90s and drop to the low70s Cloudy skies during the night and roffjitotc will change to partly cloudy skies in the a ternoon and Winds will range between 10 and DEARABBY 1B DEATHS 2A HOROSCOPE 7A OPINIONS 4A SPORTS STOCKS 12A TV LISTINGS WEATHER 3A Frankly NEW YORK AP Legal con cerns and fairness were among the reasons some newspapers decided not to run this weeks Doonesbury featuring a scathing look at Frank Sinatra and his alleged organized crime I just had a lot of objections to it on fairness and said Robert editorial page editor of the Oregonian in One particular point was I just decided thats not the way we want to make our ruckus os The which like a lot of papers runs Doonesbury on the editorial will not run the strips this Landauer The Los Angeles Times also decided against using the strip today through Saturday because we were strongly advised by our legal counsel not to publish the rest of the said spokeswoman Carolyn There are no questions about the facts as cited in the said Lee editorial director of Universal Press About 40 to 45 newspapers called Universal when the series was he I think most people understand the strip deals with humor and said On the first cartoon in the series quoted the words President Reagan used when he gave Sinatra the Medal of Freedom last The last frame of the strip shows a photo of Sinatra posing with six other The caption reads Medal of Freedom recipient Frank Sinatra doing it his way with Tommy Fatso Don Carlo Richard Nerves Jimmy The Weasel Joseph Gambino and Greg The photo was taken in Sinatras dressing room at the Westchester Premier Theater in Sinatra responded to the strip in a statement which Garry Trudeau makes his living by his attempts at humor without regard to fairness or Judge denies motion to move murder trial The capital murder trial of Rodolf o Baiza Hernandez will stay in Comal District Court Judge Robert Pfeuffer denied a change of venue request Monday from Hernandez John Chunn and Mark CiwackThe judge made his despite testimony from two locally prominent MexicanAmericana that surname would prevent him from receiving a fair trial Hernandez and Jesse Garibay both of San are charged with capital in connection with the ganglandstyle shootings of five Mexican nationals off FM 1863 on March Four of the victims sur but Victor Manuel Serrano was fatally Court Administrator Martin Allen said Hernandez trial has very tentatively been set for July Pre trial motions filed in Garibays including a separate change of venue will be heard on June Mondays hearing included testimony from City Councilman Jose Valdemar Espinoza and New Braunfels ISD trustee Aguinaldo who supported Chunns claim that a fair trial for Hernandez is impossible in New My opinion is historically in Comal County when any Mexican American comes to theyre not tried by their but by Page UA ;