The Kerrville Times from Kerrville, Texas on October 24, 1991 · Page 3
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Kerrville, Texas
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Thursday, October 24, 1991
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ij JJfmw Hill Counti Thursday, October 24, 1991 3A Killeen residents observe anniversary of massacre »t » _•_ ~ • r i —r"~" * •"™""" "~9 * "^* •••—•• •» •»• •»«* ••«••»! i wi i j •»»•*•• iw«u ui i« ar Qu« The pre-game activities begin at 7 p.m. A homecoming parade and reunion activities are planned Saturday. Protestor gets jail time for smoking pot at lockup KILLEEN (AP) — Mourning has been helping the healing in Killeen, where a memorial service has been held at the scene of the nation's worst mass shooting. The group "Tender Loving Care" decided to hold Wednesday's memorial service as a way to draw the city closer one week after a gunman opened fire inside Luby's Cafeteria, killing 23 people. Authorities say George Hennard then turned his semiautomatic pistol on himself. Clergy from several faiths participated in the program. About 12:30 p.m., Barry Bamctt, son-in-law of Kricmhild Davis, the last of the shooting victims to die, led the crowd in prayer. "We love you and those that have died and those in the hospital," he said to the crowd, which sang "Amazing Grace." Flowers surrounded the restaurant, brought by those mourning SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP)—A man who smoked marijuana at police facilities last March in a stunt to gain support for marijuana legalization has been sentenced to four months in jail. Joe Caddy, 30, of San Marcos, was one of nine protesters who gathered March 12 at the San Marcos Police Department and Hays County Law Enforcement Center to protest laws making possession of marijuana a crime. Gaddy, a construction worker and musician, was convicted Wednesday of marijuana possession, a Class B misdemeanor. Hays County Court-at-Law Judge Howard Warner also fined Gaddy $700. The maximum penalty was six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. Gaddy said he fell he was being made an example. "I wonder how many people get sentenced to four months for a first- time possession of marijuana?" Gaddy asked. He said he is considering an appeal. "I did it to make a point," he said of the stunt "The only way I know how to fight the law was by breaking it. I had no other recourse other than to break the law." Plea bargains were struck with six of the protesters and two other trials are pending, said Hays County District Attorney Marcos Hernandez Jr. The protesters have sought to use their arrests and trials to further their views. On Wednesday, the small courtroom was packed with people wearing shirts advocating the legalization of marijuana — or hemp, as (hey refer to it — for environmental purposes. Advocates of marijuana legalization contend that the plant can be used as a non-polluting substitute for fossil fuels ana as a source of paper and medicine. On the stand, Gaddy, under questioning by his lawyer, Larry Sauer, said he felt the only way to highlight the need to change the laws was to be dramatic. "1 told all the officers exactly why I was there.... As a citizen of the United States, I have the right to address the government if I think something is wrong," he testified. "I told them the (U.S.) Constitution was written on hemp paper." But Assistant District Attorney Elly Del Prado Diete asked the jury to focus on the law. Jury foreman Ivy Hiomcvik said the case was simple and that Caddy's argument to legalize mari- lalure than a courtroom. "I think there may be some hypocrisy in that alcohol is legal and marijuana isn't I had a child killed by a drunk driver," Hjomevik said. "But (Gaddy) broke the law. It is our duty as jurors to apply the law." Hill Country Today Police report Warrant arrests KERRVILLE — A 20-year-old male was arrested by Kerrville police in the 400 block of Everett Street Wednesday and charged with viola- lion of probation. Also Wednesday, police arrested a 20-year-old male in the 1600 block of Junction Highway on two outstanding county warrants. Terroristic threats KERRVILLE — A 34-year-old Kerrville man was arrested by police in the 700 block of Main Street Wednesday on a terroristic threat charge. Runaway found KERRVILLE — A 14-year-old girl who was reported missing from her residence in the 800 block of Robinson Wednesday was located by police and released to K'Star Youth Shelter. Found property KERRVILLE — A B-B gun was found in the 300 block of Memorial Boulevard Wednesday and turned over to police. Burglary KERRVILLE — A VCR, valued at $150. was reportedly taken from a house in the 1000 block of Paschal sometime Wednesday, reports show. Forgery KERRVILLE — A business in the 1300 block of Sidney Baker reported that two people forged $342.66 worth of checks at the business Wednesday. Marriage license! K.T. Rhea Penick Jr. and Dorothy Ann Penick, both of Kerrville, issued Oct. 21. Stephen Aaron Vinson and Teresa Joann Andrews, both of Kerrville, issued Oct. 21. Ernest John Marines and Mary Rose Lamb, boih of Kerrville, issued Oct. 21. Robert Thomas Michaels and Tracie Ann Polzin, both of Granada Hills, Calif., issued Oct. 23. Porter Stroman Garner Jr. of Ingram and Betjty Hall Fox of Kerrville, issued Oct 23. Jeffrey Dalp Henderson and Traci Dawn Fackelman, both of Kerrville, issued Oct 23. Louis Albert Real and Linda Hudson Hildmh, both of Kerrville, issued Oct 23. granted x of marriage, Howard .of Ingram arid Nancy i of Kerrvile, granted r of marriage Ronald npson of New Braunfels j Concetti Thompson of In- sued Oct 22. matter of marriage, Larry brbo Sr. of Vidor and Shelly Barbo of Ingram, granted matter of marriage, Porter Garner Jr. of Ingram and Mae Garner of Ingram, _ ^ f Oct. 23. In Ue matter of marriage, Richard , Keller and Shelia Deal Keltef. both of Kerrville, issued Oct. ATTENTION DOUBLE R PICKUP) ACCESSORIES If currently located aft 3030 Jet. Hwy. with KINGPIN CARS, INC. We wUJspedal order most any it^m you need for your pickup or suburban. With most items ar lying in 1 -3 days. Whether it be tool boxes, hitches, grill gua/ds, running boards, etc. We also still do custom instaUaooni as well, and now carry the complete line of GUIDON ~ Wt also art attu doing trucks + suburbans as well as Pickup Cleaning Service So, if you need us, were nee Con* ty Md m m v call 895- 200. Opm M:tt U-F 8-3 Sat PER SHELLS. replacements in cars, ring a Complete Auto i AFA member noted > Fred Eubanks, center, vicepresident for aerospace education of the local chapter of the Air Force Association, was recognized at the group's awards dinner with a Special Citation from national director Bryan Murphy, left, and AFA state president L. Buck Webber, right. The awards dinner was held Saturday. Obituaries EDITH H. BRAMSCH Services pending KERRVILLE — Services for Mrs. Edith H. Bramsch. 84. of Ker- rville, who died Wednesday at a Kerrville nursing home, are pending at Kerrville Funeral Home. G.W. LITTLEFIELD No services SAN ANTONIO — No services are scheduled for George Wesley Littlefleld, 70, of Kerrville. who died Tuesday in a San Antonio hospital. Mr. Lituefield was born May 14, 1921 in Ingram. Prior to his retirement, he had owned and operated George Littlcfield International, Inc., building Air Force bases and the Astrodome in Houston. There are no known survivors. Grimes Funeral Chapel in Ker- mile is in charge of arrangements. JOSEPH A. QUINN JR. Services pending KERR COUNTY — Services for Joseph A. Quinn Jr., 58, of St Petersburg, Fla., who died Oct 10 in an auto accident in Kerr County, are pending at Kerrville Funeral Home. HELEN WALKER Services Friday SAN ANTONIO — Graveside services for Mrs. Helen Griffith Walker, 80, of Center Point, who died Wednesday in a San Antonio nursing home, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Center Point Cemetery. The Rev. Norman Griffin will officiate. Bom March 20,1911 in Glen Ellen, Calif., Mrs. Walker had been a resident of the Hill Country for over SO years. A former resident of the Southwestern pan of the U.S., she had also lived in British Columbia. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 1832, and taught school in Parral, N.M. from 1930 to 1932. She was an artist, and had been involved in ranching. Mrs. Walker was a member of the Episcopal faith. Survivors include two daughters Charlotte W. Jennings of San Antonio and Kathcrine W. Loomiller of ,' ' Walker III of Canyon Lake; eight grandchildren, Robert W. Jennings 1» °f Cairo, Egypt, Alane C. Jennings of Phoenix, Ariz., William A Jennings of San Antonio, M. Francine Loomiller of San Francisco, Calif., Helen Loomiller Korb of Dallas George IP Walker of Yorba Linda! Calif., Charlisa Walker Sultan of Houston, and Betsy Walker Gallagher of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; and eight great- grandchildren. Kerrville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Will Prcvcntaiive Vo:x. ulai Houl JIM HtUlKLH b 6UU-J-4I 2 Hilla Nui^iy BEAT CD's 8.25% 'Security 'Guarantees 'Flexibility 'Tax Deferred Accumulation For Pull Details and Free Information Contact BRYAN FINLEY & ASSOCIATES 625 Sidney Baker 896-4400 Kerrville Victims fund topic of briefing AUSTIN (AP) — Texas Attorney General Dan Morales is scheduled to meet in Washington on Thursday with U.S. Attorney General-designate William Barr to discuss a freeze on federal payments to the state's Crime Victims Compensation Fund. The attorney general also will brief Barr on the gunning down of 23 people in a Killeen cafeteria last week and on his office's investigation into private psychiatric hospitals in Texas, said Gray McBride, Morales' spokesman. McBride said Morales was notified on Monday that the U.S. Justice Department had frozen $6.5 million that was scheduled to be paid to the crime victims' fund. He said the federal government contributes 40 cents for every dollar the state puts into the fund. McBride said Justice Department officials said the freeze was attached in some manner to the psychiatric hospital investigation." friends and relatives. Teresa Swalboski knelt at the doors of Luby's and offered flowers in remembrance of Dr. Michael Griffith, a Copperas Cove veterinarian and board member of his town's school district so "I lost a husband eight years ago, I know what they are going through," she said, adding that the memorial service was necessary. "It will help me," she said. "I think we need to say a final goodbye." Texas briefs New Mexico man picked to lead retirement fund • AUSTIN (AP) - John Young, chief investment officer of the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, has been named chief investment officer of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. The TRS is the seventh largest public pension fund and provides retirement, death and disability benefits for Texas public school employees. The retirement system has assets totaling more than $29.3 billion. Judicial commission appointments made • AUSTIN (AP) — Gov. Ann Richards has announced five appointments to the Texas Judicial Commission. They are slate civil appeals Justice Orlando Garcia, San Antonio; State District Judge Wei- don Kirk, Swectwater, attorney W.T. "Tom" McDonald Jr., Bryan; U.S. Magistrate Judge Judiih Guthrie, Tyler, and attorney Debbie Branson, Dallas. Humanities panels' members announced • AUSTIN (AP) — John Turner of Dallas and Larry Johnson of San Antonio have been appointed to the State Commission for the Blind. Gov. Ann Richards on Wednesday also named John Southerland of Austin to the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Martha Polan Landsman of San Antonio to the Texas Committee for the Humanities; and Barbara Reagan of Dallas to the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corp. board of directors. Southerland is being reappointed. The others are new appointments. VIST LUBE, CORP. Drlvt-ln Lubrication Ctnltr We Will Be Closed The First Week in November. 4th-8th For Remodeling We hope this will not Inconvenience you or interrupt the service schedule on your vehicles. 1471 Junction Hwy. Kerrville, Texas ' Ladies Reuay to Wear MH8A Junction Hw>. WE WANT TO "TREAT" YOU TO OUR GREAT SELECTION OF FALL/WINTER HANDBAGS: Sooooo, starting 10/23 through Halloween 10/31, we've got a sweet deal for you! Handbag with merchandise HANDBAG OUR REGULAR HANDBAGS,

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