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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 29, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorns, Buffaloes crucial faceoff Friday, Page 10 New Braunfels Vol 134 No 210 707 Landa St New Braunfels Texas 78130 (USPS 377-800; 512-625-9144ThursdayOctober 29, 198725 Cents One Section 16 Pages#Tamnul0ch Healthy treats Vera Shaw, former owner of Braunfels Studio, we reported yesterday intended to devote more Lime to church and family after selling tier photography business to 1aun (ilenewinkel of Seguin. corrects the handwritten part of the press release that should have come out as saying Vera will devote more of her time to devote more time to (Tuna A Things gift shop in I .anda Shopping ( enter Mrs Shaw's other business in New Braunfels The Vastiest documentary aired on KLUN-TY last Thursday will tie shown again Sunday Soy I at pm kl.KVr\ is a San Anton io-hased station ami is the publn br.Md« asting channel, that ls (Tvannel 9, cable Channel 6 in New Braunfels New Braunfels with its thousands of beautiful trees, must be like heaven to Uh* millions of web worms that infest them annually A couple of days ago. Julia Barron a retired schoolteacher who resides on W est Mill Street brought liar. I it sack full of the little suckers nests She said sin* had po ked up nearly 1,300 individual nests from her card in the past several weeks Sfa s been busily gathering Un* nests, placing them in bags and killing them by using Se vin dust The w(»nns, commonly known as Fall Web Worms” tire in colonizing and destroying a tree s fobagr in the spring and i«to\ thusly, persist late into the year Mrs Barron w.him! uke for pts .pie with similar plights It* gather Ute firsts amt <fc-*tr<,n I hr w »rtiis ami their hatching eggs so as lo Lawfully mitigate proems next spring ami lf ut I p**<^>ie nught take tirttrr pre venin e measures I wish everybody would pitch rn she said I believe if es en bi«dy would destroy the nests ft. i w we WI HI kin t tuts e su» h a problem nett year I mini County Agricultural Lx tensioii Agent St ott iHirfunn said it was a little Lite in Ute year to s|***nd ans money to ontrol or destroy the worms sim r we are likely w*-e*c> awat from the season s first freeze wtUi ti will defoliate trees afKl temporarily rid us of the pests I Hilham n*4ed early spring la the tifiw* to s{«ay and said fall problems n r ma lh begin around \ugust H* mentioned a toupie of pesticides tliat are effective in controlling web worms but Harold u» unable to pronounce them, much levs sp»-ll them Harold vt id axle or bearing grease app I usl around the trunk 4 . tre«* prevents tfie woniui frotn climbing up Si^ne greases sir\ over ttu* tours* of s»*\eral weeks *r months and s.. fresh grease futs to ta* applied occasionally Harold points out tfutt this methoti us both t fieap arui quit k in t'ontrulmg Uh* worms, which is why la* Ukes it Beautiful, sunny Mea Ute r is iii store for the beginning of Wurstfest. lait it s not yet real ■ clear” lf tfutt will hold up through the weekend Today s forecast called for sunny aftermMtt) and a fugh around 84 degrees and Southerly winds near ll) mph Tonight will be cool with a low of 84 look for early morning clouds Friday but temps to warm again into the mid 8th There is a small chance of ram for sometime possibly late Saturday or Sunday The Menu CLASSIFIED    UIS COMICS    12 CROSSWORD    3 KALEIDOSCOPE    9 OBITUARIES    2 SCRAPBOOK    8 SPORTS.......... 10    11 WEATHER    2 Pending Bexar County action Leonard Little headed for TDC M.ev iou Dben Comal Count* Health Department nurse dons Halloween rego r to of**>r vs<sdor* about ttw* tie.its involved in *tw* <g»sefva'>, »* Atule off*-. * g mmui..rations at the t oo* tv *> heaitt unit Dun rig b s Aeek Effotrn otters cf- lier being immunized esart.pies of healthy treats >* stew*) u‘ sugar and other •ndy Ert>«o is suggesting trod such as aisles are Daniel Ie De 1 by HFB supermarket) and t tiloons and Ati.stles as well as rhe promotion for healthy neats this week Th** children pictured c a d Amanda Nagy 'Photo by By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Bexar County District Attorney’s chief of felony intake said today their office will seek to remand convicted felon and mental hospital escapee leonard Earl Little to prison His sister and legal guardian. Janie DuPlantis. said she would not contest a prison sentence for her mentally ill brother because she is tired of fighting the mental health system and seeing the system fail him Ijttle remains in Bexar (' »unt> jai’. on weapons, aggravated robbery and stolen vehicle charges and has b- nds totaling $li>0.OOO He is also being held without bond on a warrant from Texas Department of Corrections for parole violations He was arrested Oct. ll in San Antonio after having escaped from San Antonio State Hospital three weeks earlier and eluding police and DuPlantis, who was frantically looking for him He was transferred to SASH from Rusk State Hospital where he was on a court order from Comal County for a 90-day evaluation period "We will follow the letter of the law ‘ said Ed Coffey of the DA S office in San Antonio Uttle is awaiting grand jury action on his most recent charges He has a 198) aggravated robbery conviction in Bexar County and faces similar cliarges here Hi also has burglary charges pending »n Colorado County ”It is still very early in his rase.” said Coffey. The court order from Comal County may have a bearing on his case but that will have to be handled by his defense attorney ” Comal County prosecutor William Schriteder was to have recommended a prison sentence for little. 42. since he said it was apparent mental health institutions were unable to keep him luttle. of Universal (Tty. has escaped from SASH on several occasions, according to his sister * I was naive, said DuPlantis in a "It is still very early in his case The court order from Comal County may have a bearing on his case but that will have to be handled by his defense attorney." Ed Coffey "The whole system has tailed him I ve been down this road for so long The state has the resources and facilities to help these people but they don’t Janie DuPlantis recent interview with the Herald- Zeitung . ‘ I thought I could get help for him but tune is running out on him ” As his legal guardian, DuPlantis has actively sought for several years psychiatric care and treatment for Little through the state ■ The whole system ha* failed him,” she wearily said I’ve been down this road for so long The state has the resources and facilities to help these people but they don’t.” luttle has been diagnosed as suffering from multiple personalities and schizophrenia as well as organic mental imbalances. •‘The people I have come in contact with see the problems but they just ignore it.” said DuPlantis. "No one has ever tried to solve his problems and now he's a problem to me ” She said. although it is probably not in his best interest, she feels her brother should bx* sent to prison and hopefully placed in a psychiatric ward there She fears though, that prison lite would be hard on him and that it may ’cad ti suicide DuPlantis was concerned when luttle was sent to SASH and she asked officials there not to grant him special privileges because he would likely escape, as he had done before. After ius latest escape, a private investigator wa* hired to try and find him DuPlantis and a friend were with luttle when he was arrested by an undercover officer who spotted the car luttle was driving and recognized it as being reported stolen After finding him. DuPlantis said she was in the process of returning him U SASH He was arrested only a few bl **ks from the facility. luttle had bet a 'fans erred from Rusk after a ’I ait : I Da ger Review Bourn ?ber«. determined I attle not to U up*;- a* danger Commenting on wt, Iutth had liven in so much trouble with the law. DuPlantis said:    The    only people w ho w ill assoc tate w ith hun are scum and they don't want . ny thing to do with him unless Uk»v can use him.” Record Nov. 3 ballot faces Texans Pari-mutuel wagering, state financing for a 'Super collider' project are statewide, while Comal Countians will vote Ona water recreation district Comal Countian* will go to Uh* polls Va J to decide the Lites of 25 » -ustltutl im. amendments, two state referenda >uui tw«. I s a1 option question.* It is Uh* largest amendments eld tom in the history <>f Uh- state s constitution Comal ( ounty is one of sixty counties to add pari-mutuel wagering as a lot a1 option The question is also before voters statewide as a referendum and must pas* statewide tiefore Us a1 option can bt* approved County voters will also decide whether to create a much publicized Comal County Water Oriented Recreation District in a large unincorporated portion of the county that would ultimately levy user fees to offset general fund costs and improve services relating U» law enforcement, emergent v services, litter control and road improvements. among ut hoi things Amendment 13, if approved, would have a direct effect on many county residents also It would allow for Un* creation of emergency services districts, similar to rural fire prevention districts currently allowed by state law Residents within a defined area could petition commissioners court for an election to create such a district that could levy as much as IO cents in ad valorem taxes to fund fire and ambulance services lf approved, Canyon lake Volunteer F ire Department is considering such a move o« creating a fire prevention district using its allowable 3-cent levy Ail amendment addresses increasing levies assessed rural fire prevention districts, but pertains tmh to those districts located wholly or [tartly in a county    400,(KIO population or mon* Die amendments, referendum and local option questions will appear on the ballot* a.* follow I nit* od aleut No. I "The constitutional amendment to provide for tin* surety of a grain warehouse fund to be established by tin* grain industry for Ilk* protection of fanners and depositors of grain in public warehouse facilities Amendment No 2 •The constitutional amendment to raise the maximum pro[H*rty tax rate that may be adopted by certain rural fire prevention districts, but only if approved by the districts residents ” Amendment No. 3 •‘The constitutional amendment to Imut school tax increases cm the residence of a homestead of UH* surviving spouse of an elderly person if the surviving spouse is at least 55 years of age " Amendment No 4 •’The constitutional amendment authorizing tile legislature to provide assistance to encourage economic development in tile state Amendment No S “The constitutional amendment authorizing agreements between the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation and the Texas Turnpike Authority arid the governing bodies of counties with a population of more than 400 UUU. adjoining counties, and cities and districts located ui those counties to aidComal County voting precincts on Page 2 turnpikes, toll roads, and toll bridges by guaranteeing bonds issued by the Texas Turnpike Authority ” Ame ndment No. ti The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for state financing of tile development and production of Texas products and businesses Amendment No. 7 “The constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance certain local public faculties ” Amendment No. 8 The constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for projec ts relating to corrections institutions and mental health and mental retardation facilities.” Amendment No. 9 “The constitutional amendment to provide that a member of the legislature is eligible to be elec ted or appointed and to serve in a different state office but may not receive an increase in compeiisalion granted to that office during the legislative term to which he was elec ted ” Amendment No. IO ‘ The constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain personal property not held or used for the production of moonie ” Amendment No II "The constitutional amendment providing for voting for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property that is located in die state for only a short fieriod of time ” Amendment No, I? "The constitutional amendment permitting spouses to hold community property with right of survivorship " Amendment No. 13 "The constitutional amendment to allow for the creation and establishment, bv law, of special districts to prov ide emergency ser vices.’’ Amendment No. 14 "The constitutional amendment giving the* state a limited right to apical in criminal cases ” Amendment No. 15 "The.* constitutional amendment to provide for tfie abolition of the office of treasurer in (ireeg, Fayette, and Nueces counties ” Amendment No. Hi The constitutional amendment providing that certain justice precincts may contain more than one justice of the peac e court ” Amendment No. 17 “The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to define for all purposes the governmental and proprietary functions of a municipality ” Amendment No. 18 "The constitutional amendment relating to the creation, operation and Loaming of jail districts.” S«e NOV 3 Poy** 2 ;