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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 5, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Friday Taylor Communications 25 Cents September 1 980 tterald IM 55 22 Pages 2 Sections USPS 377880 New Texas Unemployment down wholesale prices rise WASHINGTON AP The nations unem ployment rate edged down to percent in signaling a slowing of the but wholesale food prices surged upward for a second straight month to forewarn sharply higher supermarket the government reported In companion the Labor Department said significant improvements in manufacturing for the first time this year helped lower the jobless rate from Julys percent Department analysts interpreted the unem ployment dip as a positive sign that economic activity is improving following a sharp drop in output earlier this At the same the department said or food prices at the finishedgoods level spurted percent last the steepest increase in seven That jump followed a percent rise in Government analysts attributed the large in crease to the unusually hot and dry weather that has devastated crops and livestock throughout much of the wholesale prices jumped percent in following a percent increase in Last months if compounded over 12 would equal an annual rate of That compares with an actual increase of percent increase in wholesale prices for the past Department analysts said the higher food prices would be passed on to consumers at the retail level quite And further increases may be coming later this the department because wholesale food prices at an intermediate level of production jumped percent in the largest rise in nearly six That increase will take longer to work its way up to the con sumer If there were a good sign in the producer price it would be that prices for nonfood items continued to suggesting an easing of inflation outside of the food Producer prices for nonfood goods rose percent in compared with a percent increase in The number of unemployed people in the country dropped by nearly in August to 8 while nonfarm employment as reported by businesses rose by the first increase since The jobless rate among workers in manufacturing which were hit hardest by the economic fell a full per centage point to percent after rising steadily throughout the In another sign of economic the government said the average work week in the manufacturing sector rose by 30 the first increase since As best as we can this is some kind of an indication that things seem to be looking said Deborah a Labor Department employment The improvement did not seem to extend across the entire In the construction also in a severe the unemployment rate rose per centage points in August to 97 million people held jobs in unchanged from a year The number of unemployed was up million from August when the jobless rate was Tom See explains new digital switching equipment Digital switching Staff photo Bulverde telephone customers first in four exchanges to get new service By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Bulverde customers of the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Coop are enjoying new services that will soon be available to other areas served by the Staff Assistant Tom See said these customers are the first of four groups to receive the made possible by digital switching we will have the Cranes Balcones and Saltier exchanges on the digital equipment just after the first of the See Four new digital central offices have been installed to receive the which is manufactured by Stromberg The main advantage to the customer is faster call See As soon as you dial the last the phone you are calling starts to It is essentially a small computer and provides four new custom calling features speed callwaiting and threeway Callforwarding allows a customer to dial a series of numbers on his the last of which are the digits of the phone number to which he wants his call When a call is received by his it is automatically for warded to that The customer himself activates and deactivates this See Speedcalling is used to present into a customers phone telephone numbers he calls He is then able to call those numbers by dialing a single Callwaiting allows a customer to know when he has received another call while he is talking on his He can hear a tone and has the option of putting the first caller on hold and talking to the second Threeway calling allows a customer to talk with two other people at the same This is often called a conference All of the features are available at an Inside TAKING extra charge for phones that are already on digital there is no extra charge for the digital equip as this is part of GVTCs ongoing program of upgrading its In addition to the four new central five remote buildings have been installed three in the Cranes Mill area and two in the Balcones area which house equipment that relays calls from their immediate area to the central office they now In the old a telephone representative had to physically go to the central office and wire a new phone or change a phone With the digital equipment it is possible to per form these services from the GVTC main The whole operation can be monitored from the home office by use of teletype The digital switches monitor themselves and print out on a computer at the main office any A separate teletype has been installed for each central but one person can monitor all Other changes caused by the new equipment are a slightly different dial See and the necessity of dialing all seven digits of a telephone number within an It also gives the GVTC more lines to allow for future growth in the As each ex change is switched over to the new customers will be Carter to host summit By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Authoritative Egyptian sources say President Carter will bring President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin together in Washington for a summit meeting beginning but there was no confirmation from the White The who declined to be said the United States proposed they meet 16 days after the presidential election for the top level attempt to conclude the deadlocked negotiations on a plan for autonomy for the million Palestinians in territories Israel cap tured in the 1967 Begin and Sadat agreed to the the sources Begin is planning a separate visit to Carter the week after the election during a private visit he is to make to the United A presidential spokesman said Carter learned of the trip during a telephone conversation with the Israeli leader Thursday and invited him to the White Carter told a meeting of labor leaders in Washington that Begin telephoned to congratulate him on the success of his Mideast Sol in getting Egypts agreement to resume the autonomy Buchanan autopsy ready inquest due Although Travis County Medical Examiners have completed an autopsy on the body of a man who was found hanged in the New Braunfels Police Department lockup a formal inquest into the death will not begin until next Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger Were hoping it will be Thursday or Krueger adding that although the autopsy has been com he is waiting for completion of lab I have to wait until I speak to the coroners he Theyre speeding things up for New Braunfels police said an onduty officer discovered Harold Jeb Stewart hanged in his jail cell shortly before 5 Buchanan was pronounced dead by Krueger at Police arrested Buchanan at a motel on IH 35 shortly after 2 He was placed in the stations jail within 30 minutes and was charged with public intoxication and resisting police who was the son of Comal County CourtatLaw Judge Buchanan and Marcia Janette nee Vetters Buchanan of New was born in Fort Worth and was a member of Johns Episcopal He was most recently employed at the New Braunfels HeraldZeitiny as a parttime and had been previously employed in Houston for a contracting company and as a clerk for the Senate Capitol Building in Survivors include his parents his Linda nee two Sonja and Britney Lynn and two William Byron Buchanan of Mesquite and James Andrew Buchanan of New Services will be held at Johns Episcopal Church Saturday at 10 with burial in Peter and Paul Cemetery with Warrin Fry of Houston and Thomas Keith of New Braunfels Educators concerned about ruling on aliens HOUSTON AP State educators voiced disappointment and apprehension over a Supreme Court justices ruling that Texas must provide free public education to illegal alien but all agreed to comply with the This is really going to put us in a bind as far as teachers and space are Brownsville School Raul Besteiro said of Justice Lewis Powell I have mixed emotions about I dont want to hurt the but 1 dont want to hurt my educational system components Besteiro In District Judge Woodrow Seals struck down a Texas law prohibiting the use of state funds to educate illegal alien Last the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals stayed Seals order but Powells ruling Thursday set aside the stay and left the original order Los Angeles attorney Peter who challenged the Texas said the decision was received by our clients with joy and Our long battle in federal court to establish that undocumented children are persons under our Con stitution and are entitled to some level of protection has finally found he Seals ruling July 21 found a 1975 state unique to violated the equal protection rights of illegal The law let them attend public schools if they paid but the trial court found that the tuitions were too expensive for illegal alien Ruben national president of the League of United Latin American praised the ruling as the only just It is time for the State of Texas to stop this utter nonsense of denying children an education and we again call on the state legislature to repeal the statue that allows the imposition of outlandish tuition fees on un documented a Corpus Christi at Texas authorities estimate illegal alien children live in the Local officials see no problem enrolling illegal alien children Little impact is expected locally from the Supreme Court ruling which allows illegal alien children to enroll tuitionfree in Texas public Hendricks of New Braunfels Independent School District said one or two families presented their children for enrollment in New Braunfels schools last Hendricks said he told the whose children amounted to probably half a that unless they had their papers from they could not be ad after the court Hendricks said if the families come back to reapply for enrollment he would enroll the Hendricks said he has no way of knowing whether more illegal alien children will want to enter New Braunfels didnt expect NB1SD has the facilities to handle ad ditional if there is a 10 to 20 percent the schools would be Hendricks He also said that he doesnt see the illegal alien children as posing any major problems to the students already attending New Braunfels Hendricks said he felt that the students probably wont even know the Aden assistant superintendent for community relations for the Comal Independent School said that as far as he no illegal alien children requested enrollment in CISD if illegal alien students did want to enter Comal Tieken said that they must have im munization and residency He also does not see any major problems with over crowding if a few illegal alien students were to enroll if 50 or 60 students all try to enroll at one school there would be Teiken said he felt the illegal alien children would be accepted by the Comal school A lot of people have the misconception about these illegal alien as to them coming in from Mexico below the level of our This is not always true they arent always They just speak another he
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