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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 7, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday Taylor Communications SO cents September Herald Co Box 45436 Dallas Tx 75235 89 56 64 pages 4 sections USPS 377880 New Texas Tropical storm soaks Texas coastline HOUSTON AP Residents along the upper Texas coast were awash Saturday in floodwaters caused by up to 17 inches of rain as Tropical Storm Danielle splashed inland and The murky floodwaters slowly started to recede Saturday but about 60 people evacuated from lowlying areas were forced to spend the night at an emergency Heavy rains diminished to a drizzle along the TexasLouisiana border and skies over the HoustonGalveston area began to clear Saturday One unidentified woman drowned and Beaumont police searched for two others who might have been in a the car when it plunged a flooded un derpass and sank in 20 feet of said Martin The Coast along with law enforcement officers from Texas and searched the Gulf of Mexico for two men who disappeared in separate busy forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami watched Tropical Storm Earl building strength in the western Another depression was nearing tropical storm strength off Cape neither disturbance posed any immediate threat to forecasters Danielle eased ashore Friday night near the Bolivar a barrier island 50 miles southeast of Winds of 55 to 60 mph quickly dimished to 35 mph as the storm moved In Port an industrial com munity of near the Texas Louisiana at least 60 people were evacauted from the Montrose and Elvester said Jefferson County Civil Defense spokesman Bryan Several angry Montrose claimed water from the nearby white neighborhoods was being pumped into the predominantlyblack I aint gonna lie about Oran an employee of Jefferson County drainage district told the Houston Im not going to lie about it because I live Ive already lost everything I By 8 the remnants of the storm were situated south of San The depression was expected to dissipate as it continued slowly westward at 10 the National Weather Service Over a 24hour Beaumont Port Arthur had received inches of Lakeview had recorded Bridge City received 13 and nearly three inches had fallen in the NWS Anipl to seek clinic reprieve By ROBERT JOHNSON News Editor Nothing much has been happening lately on the 70acre tract on the Guadalupe River at the end of Rusk Street behind Mission Valley and that fact has not escaped the attention of City That tract is the site of the proposed River Gardens a facility for handicapped slow learners which has been the brainchild of Larry a clinical psychologist from San Aniols clinic is supposed to be either completed or well on its way toward completion by That deadline was originally but council granted him a twoyear ex Aniol is seeking another extension from council and Mayor Donnie vSeay thinks council may not give it to If I judge the pulse of the council Id say theyd be reluctant to grant another he They were reluctant the first he but the twoyear extension finally passed on a 5 1 vote at the Noting Aniol said two years ago he was fixing to start Seay I cant say he showed very good faith in not getting anything who has acquired a contractor for his project in Hoover Con struction of feels Asked if he expected to receive an ex Aniol said Theres no reason we We have acted in good Were still going to do what we said we were going to When it came up in the summer of Aniols clinic was a very hot topic for several successive council Nine of the 31 surrouding property owners registered official and many others living nearby also As a passage at each of the three readings was anything but The special permit needed to build the facility finally passed 61 at councils 1977 The seven votes there are as the mayor votes only ties were needed after City Attorney Irvin Boarnet ruled a 75 percent majority of the full council was needed to approve the since more than 20 percent of the adjacent property owners had See Page 14A Surfsup Stall photo Massive volumes of rainwater wash off the over the curb into Comal Springs in Landa park the result of the first hard rain New Braunfefs has experienced in several Other parts of Texas were in the same shape as a result of Election forecast Reagan lead but gap may be narrowing in key states WASHINGTON AP Republican Ronald Reagan has a solid head start over President Carter with two months of campaigning to but the presidential race appears to be tightening in battleground states that could reelect or oust the Democratic An Associated Press survey of political leaders and campaign officials across the nation rated Reagan the leader in 25 states with a total of 212 electoral votes just 58 short of the The survey favored Carter for 90 electoral votes in eight states and the District of The politicians call the race between Reagan and Carter a tossup in 17 states with 236 electoral and thats where the election will be won or The consensus is that if election day were at hand Reagan would capture more than enough of those swing states to win the White The political leaders figure him to be but with signs of Carter im in New South Carolina and with 78 electoral votes among Heres the way that competition looks now New England Massachusetts 14 electoral Democrats outnumber Republicans and Kennedy support is a big Carter Democrats believe Anderson draws most of his support from GOP liberals and probably will not take enough votes from Carter to give Reagan a Connecticut A with recent polls showing Anderson A late August poll indicated a virtual deadheat in a heavily Democratic state that went for former President Gerald Ford in Maine Reagan seems in the but political leaders say it is Secretary of State Edmund Muskie could be a Carter New Hampshire 4 and Vermont Solid for Texas Republicans Bush lauds Reagan as being man enough to apologize SAN ANTONIO AP Republican vice presidential can didate George Bush said Saturday that Ronald Reagan is a stronger presidential candidate than ever because he was big enough to apologize for a In brief remarks to the Texas Republican Bush brought up a comment Reagan made recently about the birthplace of the Ku Klux One of the big and very im portant differences between Reagan and Jimmy Carter was vividly spelled out this past week when Governor Reagan was man enough to apologize to Governor Fob James of Alabama over a remark that was deliberately misinterpreted and Bush That misunderstanding has been clarified but one thing stands clear in my mind that Ronald Reagan is a man big and strong enough to make that Bush went on to list a number of mistakes he said Carter had including foolishly allowing his to set up a White House meeting for the representative of Libyan dictator Moammarr He said when Carter makes mistake after mistake in foreign affairs and on the does he apologize What he does is tell us we are suffering from a We dont have a We dont have any leadership in We can cure that on November 4th by electing Ronald Reagan the next president of the United Bush former Houston congressman and adopted joined a long list of state and national party officials urging the state convention to dedicate the state party to Carters After Bushs the delegates turned to the business of the which included ac tion on a state party platform which closely follows the national document and lection of a new executive committee to govern the party for the next two Chester Upham of Mineral Wells and Dorothy Doehne of San Antonio were reelected chairman and vice chairman without The 62 members of the new executive committee approved by the con vention include 11 new com mitteemen and 13 new com After three hours of prolonged argument and a number of voice the convention finally ap proved a 24plank state party plat Much of the time was taken on long time controversial issues that resulted in party stands against mandatory licensing of church in support of righttowork against ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and restriction of state funds for abor A number of the other planks approved supported Clements programs to be presented to the 1981 including the rights of citizens to initiate fnore budget control by the repeal of the federal windfall profits tax and legislation to permit wiretapping in felony drug With only 60 days left until the I feel Reagan will Bush told celebrating delegates Friday night at a fiesta in the historic La Villita Reagan sent a personal message to the read late Friday by Anne former am bassador to Great With your help we are going to take Texas in this election and send Jimmy Carter back to Plains where he Reagan told the Texas We are not going to get over our national bellyache until Jimmy Carter is and you Texans are the key to making this a Rhode Island A question despite overwhelming Democratic The Anderson vote could be crucial a preconvention poll showed him second to NortheastMiddle Atlantic New York A linchpin of Car ters victory in now a Anderson is expected to gain the en dorsement of the Liberal If this Reagans prospects will be Pennsylvania Dick a says the race is close in a classic swing state that was narrowly Carters four years The key will be Reagans success in wooing labor and minority Economic woes are a serious problem for Carter in industrial New Jersey Leaders of both parties say Reagan leads but they agree the lead is Maryland Political leaders rate See Page 14A Asphyxiation cause of report says A preliminary autopsy report shows Harold Jeb Stewart Buchanan died of asphyxiation caused by ligature around the a spokesman for the Travis County Medical Examiners office said A formal inquest into the death will begin at the end of this Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger was found hanged by his Tshirt in his cell at the New Braunfels Police Departments lockup facility shortly before 5 He was pronounced dead by Krueger at New Braunfels police said that the hanging was the first to occur in the stations Police arrested Buchanan at a local Inside motel on IH 35 shortly after 2 He was placed in the police station jail within 30 minutes and charged with public intoxication and resisting police the son of Cornal County CourtalLaw Judge Buchanan and Marcia Janette nee Vetters Buchanan of New was born 1957 in Fort He was most recently employed at the Herutd Zeituny as a parttime and had been employed in Houston and in Survivors include his parents his Linda nee two and two Funeral services were held this morning at Johns Episcopal Church with burial at Peter and Paul
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