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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 31, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Co i Brooks named manager Jim Brooks has been named general manager of the New Braunfels according to Mike Southern Region District Manager for Taylor Brooks and who is a teacher at New Braunfels Middle have been residents of New Braunfels since They have two Mike and who attend New Braunfels High Brooks has most recently served as area advertising director for the Southern Region and prior as director of advertising for the New Braunfels one of the Southern Region newspapers which include The Seguin GazetteEnterprise and the Valley News of the Converse and Universal City In addition to the newspapers in this Taylor which is headed by President Ted owns and operates other publications in the state including the Lcwisville Piano Star Mesquite Atlanta Copperas Cove the Hardin County News and the Cnddn Citizen at It is a good feeling to be able to promote local people to positions of responsibility when they become said Brooks will have the sole responsibility for the management and operations of the New Braunfels HeraldZeitting and af filiated I have asked Brooks to convey my congratulations and respect to the the community and the ad vertisers for completing the first month as a daily said This has been the most successful and smoothest conversion of a weekly to a daily that I have ever Jaworski criticizes Carters failure to tell Billys Libya ties JIM BROOKS manager ABILENE AP rPresident Carter should have issued a public statement saying his brother was repfesenting the government of former Watergate prosecutor Ijeon Jaworski said Regardless of whether any laws were violated in the moral and ethical principles may well have been circumvented in Carters handling of the the Houston lawyer said in a speech at Abilene Christian Jaworski used the Libyan matter as an example of questionable morality in saying Cartel should have expressed a desire to avoid any misun derstanding or any intimation that special privileges were Such a public pronouncement was not only it was because of involvement of a nation rightfully suspect in the minds of Jaworski No one knew better than the president that his brother expert though he may have been as a peanuts raiser and gasoline had no expertise in technological or governmental Jaworski He had nothing to offer to Libya except a willingness to misuse his relationship to the president of the United Used properly and Jaworski Billy Carters kinship to the president had no value to Used improperly and it could con ceivably result in favors that country was he Jaworski said the president should have known that monetary considerations would be involved and that his who was hanging on the ropes of would not be serving the interests of Libya for Sunday Taylor Communications 50 cents August HeraldZcitung 51 82 Pages 5 Sections USPS 377880 New Texas die in gulf gas explosion PORT OCONNOR AP Flames shot 100 feet into the air from a burning gas well hampering a search for three people missing after the off shore rig killing two workers and injuring the Coast Guard High flames and intense heat around the 18 miles out in the Gulf of hindered the search for missing men by helicopters and Coast Guard officials There is gas burning on the water and the platform and the which is broken about halfway said Coast Guard Steve Sparks in Corpus Officials said the flames were still shooting 75 feet into the air Saturday night and that the blaze could continue for up to 60 days or as long as it takes to cap the runaway Inside Coast Guard officials called off the search for the missing men at but said it would resume officials said the missing men be find the fire continued to Until we get it under control it will be extremely hard to find those missing said Bob a spokesman for the Tulsabased Cities Service owners of the production manager for the said the missing men were probably on or near the blazing An effort to cap the runaway well is scheduled to start around noon he We will bring in two very large barges to pump water on the rig to cool the metal down and keep the thing from melting down further or Hutton The first should start around and then it will take about 24 hours to get the second barge pum Hutton said a crew from Cities Service will move in sometime Monday and begin to drill a relief well near the crippled We will drill into the existing well and kill it from the relief he It could take up to 60 days to do Hutton said the fire would probably burn until the well is capped or until a natural bridge of earth collapses into the well and stops the flow of He said company officials felt sure the 6 explosion was due to A girl and her tube catch a ride in the turbulent waters of the chute Stall photo by John Senler Poland AP Polish workers and government negotiators Saturday reached agreements that could end the countrys worst labor crisis in a The Polish Com munist Party approved the pacts and jubilant strikers celebrated the promise of selfgoverning trade unions and other important con The partys central committee ratified the accords worked out earlier in the day in talks here and in the western port city of Szczecin where the radio reported some strikers already back at The strike on the Gdansk coast was declared said Radio Both sides agreed that the most im portant thing now is normal and a general awareness that everything should be done for the good of the The expected to prompt strikers to go back to work marked a dramatic reversal from when talks reportedly The number of strikers had soared to well over up from the estimated earlier last The workers agreed the new unions would observe socialist principles and would recognize the ultimate leadership of the Polish Communist suggesting that the strikers had not won the full autonomy they were In a development that coincided with the police arrested more dissidents and there were signs that those already detained would be sent to trial for antisocialist dissident sources Independent Polish unions promised Labor Day closings set All and federal governmental offices and most local businesses will be closed Monday in observance of Labor HeruldZfituny employees will be off as The usual noon Monday deadline for all advertising in Tuesdays issue has been extended until 10 There will be no mail delivery or garbage Monday is also the last day of operation for the Olympic and springfed pools in Annexation decision awaits planning panel After talking about it for Planning and Zoning commission members may decide to take action on annexation Discuss and consider action on annexation is item 12 on the agenda for the commissions 7 meeting in City Council Since commission members have pored over the city master plans annexation met with New Braunfels Utilities trustees to find out about utility asked for a cost of service study from city staff and fielded input from people who might be af The most recent input came at a special meeting two weeks during which representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and industries that might be annexed outlined their feelings on the For the past several com mission members have seemed to favor annexing a tract bounded roughly by FM 306 on the north and the existing city limits on the other three This parcel is listed as area F on the master The main unresolved point on area F is how far to extend it north of FM The master plan calls for annexation up to feet past while the cham bers proposal stops at 300 In that gap between the two is the Coleman Company and Coleman officials have indicated they would rather their plant not be annexed The Solms area and limestone quarries on the other side of town have also been discussed at Before they can get to commission members have several other items to including two public hearings on proposed zoning One of the two parcels is The last time it tame before the commission June it was being considered as the site of a facility for the mentally Commission members rejected the request from of which had sought a special permit to build the facility on the located in the 300 block of North Liberty The property has been sold to Jeff whose father Bob Henry owns nearby Landa Henry is requesting the zoning be changed from R3 multifamily district to C4 resort His application indicates he plans to use the tract as a parking Nine surrounding property owner3 have been notified of the zoning change city planner Debra Goodwin said None have responded she The second hearing concerns an existing f Arco service See Page
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