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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 30, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas rx 0 279 P n priX rx Attorney sues Humane Society ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer A local attorney is suing the Humane Society after his wife brought six kittens to the animal only to learn that they had been euthanized 15 minutes Norman Dean is suing the Humane which manages the for perpetrating a fraud on Hope He said they would do everything they could to find a good home for them and he went right back and put them to said speaking of the shelters full time employee and the six shelter manager Cheryl Pillar says Dean signed a form reliquishing ownership of the The she I that due to the limited space and demands for this animal may be Pillar a sign posted on the walls states that although the shelter will use its best efforts to find a home for the there are no It all started Saturday when Dean took six kittens to the They were about six weeks She said the attendant asked her to complete a form and asked her for a donation because she lives out side the city After leaving the Dean my twoyearold kept asking about the baby 15 minutes we decided to drive back and get one of the kittens But when she Dean the kittens had already been She said the attendant told here the kittens had that they caught it from their and that it is highly con I was Dean If he had told I would have taken them to the If thats what he he should have given me the option to See Page 16 Graduation calendar Canyon 8 CHS stadium Smithson Valley SV stadium New Braunfels 8 Unicorn Stadium Better Day Unicorn head s p baseball coach Peter Garza had more to V cheer about as his team bested k evening the regional playoffs at a game Page New Braunfels Herald New Texas Thursday May 25 Cents 16 Pages Utilities bond plans draw fire By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A request to be on the next City Council agenda turned into a con frontation between Utilities Manager Bob Sohn and three members of the citys Utilities Review Committee Wednesday Sohn came to the council meeting to ask that million in utility revenue bonds be placed on the councils June 10 Thats the night councilmembers could decide to call a public referendum to determine the bonds as op posed to approving by notice of intent like was done in 1982 for Mayor Barbara Tieken said her preference is to call a public referendum to decide the fate of the million She made the same statement to Utilities trustees at their May 23 board I believe this is a large enough issue that people should have the right to vote on Tieken said last This is a publiclyowned and its important this go before them the But no other councilmember stated his or her preference at last nights After waiting almost three hours for his turn at the Sohn gave council a brief presentation on the then asked if there were any Tieken extended that invitation to the par ticularly to members of the citys Utilities Review Committee in at commitee had some as did com mittee members Leonard Meyer and Paul I sense a feeling of urgency on your part that its most essential that you have this money and get star Metzke This sense of urgency is this because the New Braunfels Utilities system has been deteriorating all this and all the sudden you need this great quantity of money to bring it back up to standard Is that the basis on which this is being ap proached I thought as chairman of the Utilities Review and having spent six months looking at the Utilities how could you make a See Page 16 City sanitarian resigns The citys sanitarian resigned this citing other business op portunities in his Rick fulltime sanitarian since March will leave city hall June He says hes got a couple of things but he didnt elaborate with said Assistant City Manager Hector who was not available for comment this worked part time with sanitarian Charlie Smith before taking the job Tamayo The city sanitarian is in charge of collecting water samples and will be a dominant figure in the new water testing Tamayo said Lanes resignation did not mention last summers controversial water testing program and the criticism that surrounded DERYL Mike Denton left and Henry Brauchle work on equipment in the jails main control room New jail to make debut Saturday The dedication ceremony for the new Comal County sheriffs department and jail will begin at 10 followed by an open The public is invited to the ceremonies and the tours of the Mary ad ministrative assistant to com misioners The new located at Water Lane and San Antonio took million and a year and four months to Financed with a bond the building was bid in January 1984 at million with in change orders being County Auditor Bate Bond Also the completion date was originally set for the beginning of but weather and problems getting the detention steel held up the Edmund Kuempel RSeguin will present a Texas and the local VFW will present a Sheriff Walter County Judge Fred Clark and District Judge Robert Pfeuffer will Then the public may tour the facility and have The sheriffs department has already begun moving into the ad ministrative And the jail could be occupied June the latest estimate from the sheriffs depart Currently the finishing touches on the computer system are being put in and the last of the painting in the jail area is being The general Hill and the Chris will have representatives at the Inside Water Watch Comal River down 8 Canyon up 111 Canyon Dam samel Edwards down Canyon Lake down Todays Weather Sunny skies and hot tem peratures dominate the forecast for today and with tem peratures reaching the mid80s and dropping to the mid70s Wednesdays high was 95 and this mornings low was CANYON LAKE 6 CLASSIFIED 1215 COMICS 11 CROSSWORD 10 DEARABBY 10 DEATHS HOROSCOPE 10 KALEIDOSCOPE OPINIONS SCRAPBOOK SPORTS STOCKS TV LISTINGS 11 WEATHER Ready for the challenge Reagan begins task of selling tax reform in Williamsburg speech AP President Reagan acknowledged today that he faces a challenge in trying to sell the country on his plan to overhaul the federal tax which he called utterly utterly unjust and completely Ill be speaking about tax reform a great deal over the next few weeks and and I expect it to be Reagan said in a speech delivered in front of the restored House of Burgesses at Colonial Its a shrewd turn of the American people when you announce a plan to help they stand back and scrutinize it and approach with the question How are you going to hurt me now This is not an unreasonable the president But I tell you from the bottom of my being This is a plan that is going to help our country by helping every individual in Our federal tax system in utterly utterly unjust and completely coun Reagan It has earned a and its time we The current system just doesnt work any he The underground economy and the cult of cheating prove this is The setting for Reagans speech was the capital of colonial where its legislators enacted resolutions that were a forerunner of the Declaration of On the White House he will speak to employees of the Great Valley Corporate Center in and their White House spokesman Robert Sims described the center as a 650acre planned corporate community designed as the workplace of the On addressing an invited audience of 225 in the East Room of the White Reagan Even those in this town who are still reluctant are being lifted up and carried toward by the momentum of public support for a fundamental change in our tax And once called tax fairness and simplification are now all but Reagan also repeated the call go for which he is making a slogan of the tax Grumbling about features of the plan Robert See Page II 4 killed as blast destroys SA ice plant SAN ANTONIO AP Arson investigators poking through the remains of a gutted ice manufac turing plant were uncertain what caused an ammonia explosion that killed four people and injured at least 21 Deputy Fire CM Jim Mttjer said the explosion Wednesday afternoon evidently was caused by an am monia leak at the owned by Lone Star Ice and Food Stores and All but one of the injured were treated for inhalation of fumes and released from two area Firefighter DeJftao was at Downtown Baptist Hospital over night for hospital spokesman Ruben Garansuay Munoz was one of at least 15 firefighters hurt at the explosion One of the dead was identified as Mercadio of San An said Julia a spokeswoman for Santa Rosa Identities of the others were unconfirmed late Wednesday said Joseph a police investigator who was at tine Bexar County Medical Examiners The blast scene just southeast of downtown looked like a war zone said Dennis district superintendent for Lone who arrived five minutes after the ex plosion that left a gaping hole in a Cooper said the plant used mnia pressurized in a piping system as a coolant to make Officiate said a pipe apparently gave way the See ;