New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, September 23, 1980

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 23, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Mcofum Center vmpt Iraq invasion of Iran aims to break racist regime Jentsch Acres residents closer to getting city sewer service By ASSOCIATED PRESS Iraqi ground forces invaded Iran Baghdad as Iranian jet fighters bombed and strafed the Iraqi capital and nine other targets in Iraq said its MiGs hit three more air bases in Iran following heavy raids across much of Iran Iraq reported 47 Iraqis killed and 116 wounded by Irans jets and claimed 20 were shot down and many of the pilots were taken Iran said all of its planes returned safely and its forces downed 16 Iraqi MiGs Monday and Iraq admitted the loss of three Baghdad Radio also claimed that Iran released all 52 American hostages unconditionally today and said this Tuesday surprise move goes to show that the racist regime in Tehran is a collaborator with Irans government radio denied the saying the Baghdad broadcast was a Tehran Radio said the hostage matter has been frozen in definitely by the Iranian A State Department spokesman in Washington said the department had absolutely no confirmation of the report The invasion was reported in a communique broadcast by Baghdad which said Iraqi ground forces advanced to take control of vital positions inside of Iran to break the racist government of Ayatollah Ruhollah The targets were not But Radio Tehran said Iranian armored troops routed Iraqi troops around Irans main port on the disputed Shatt alArab estuary at the head of the Persian Reporting on the air the Iraqi state radio said Iranian jets struck all over the attacking Basra and six air fields and Many women and children were the broadcast The largest portion bf casualties occurred among the workers of the petrochemical and fertilizer factory of where 20 were killed and 50 Damage at the airfields was limited to one runway that was quickly the communique City Council members voted to extend sewer lines to Madeline Street and Lori Lane in Jentsch Acres sub basing the decision on survey results showing a majority of propertyowners there favored the Eight together with four property owners who postponed building until the sewer issue could be answered yes to a city question naire asking if they favored extension of the All 19 residents were given the cost they would have to based on frontfoot charges of per foot and a tap charge of Six voted against the and no reply was received from the remaining City Manager Delashmutt I can understand why theyre against but even the people who are for it will be paying or on the council member Joe Rogers The charges for the 19 residences will total according to figures released by The average cost to the eight residents asking for Die service was Those who expressed opposition to the sewer connection were facing an average cost Of Its been six years sitting on high Rogers said of the sewer issue before making the motion to extend the We should either do it or forget and I dont think we can forget he The motion carried New Braunfels Utilities must still approve of the Utilities Manager Bob Sohn said he could not speak for Utilities trustees on changing but funds budgeted for miscellaneous use might be alloted for the he Sewer connections for seven residences in the sub division were judged too expensive to justify connections by New Braunfels Taylor Communications 25 cents September HeraldZeituntt 16 Pages 1 Section USPS 377880 New TexM Entries for fair are due Calves and lambs are cakes and cookies skirts and blouses sewn and the thousands of entries are ready for the Comal County Tomorrow hopefuls all over the county will be packing up their entries and filing into the Tomorrow is the day that all entries must be taken and processed for judging which starts as early as tomorrow All of the categories have screening committees which will pass on each entry before it is placed in each Tomorrow night the judging for trophies and tricolor ribbons will Almost all of the exhibits must be See Page 16A Queen Cheryl Friedel gives outgoing Queen Stephanie Riggsahug Staff photos Comal County Fair Duchess Janet Queen Cheryl Friedel and Princess Lynnette Scholl smile for the cameras L Hospital authority retains architect By WANDA LASATER Staff writer the future expansion of McKenna Memorial Hospital by ap proximately square feet is coming closer to The Comal County Hospital Authority voted to approve the recommendation of McKennas board of directors to hire Jason Frye Associates of Houston as architects for the proposed The authority board has final ap proval of all such decisions now since it will be selling the approximately million in revenue bonds to finance the expansion Frye has been designing hospitals for more than 20 years and will be in terviewing the medical and hospital staff as well as various consultants preparing the necessary plans in the next few William Parrish of San Antonio will be working as an on site The two firms have worked together many times in the said John hospital The expansion is still in the planning stages since the Texas Facilities Commission must first give its stamp of approval to the project in the form of a certificate of need before any final planning or construction can The application to the facilities commission will be going to Austin within the next few said The application must then be processed and hearings held before a certificate could be If the project is it will be a central tower with a foundation built to support up to seven But the first said the will only be two or so In addition to constructing some square feet of new the preliminary plans call for remodeling some square feet of the present The hospital will realize another 30 patient beds and expand the operating recovery intensive cardiac respiratory physical central business office and ad ministrative Svoboda explained that the tower concept will allow the hospital to put the services in such an arrangement that further expansion will be adding another floor of rooms on the top of the Weight limit Gruene bridge warning due to liability New Braunfels City Council voted to place a weightlimit warning sign at the Gruene Road bridge over the Guadalupe River after learning it was being used by vehicles that may be too heavy for In a report to the council Monday on offsystem bridges within the city Leroy a State Depart ment of Highways and Public Tran sportation engineering estimated the Gruene Road structure had a 12ton And Tex city director of public told the council the bridge was regularly used by garbage Inside trucks that weighed 11 tons when Seibert called the bridge an unusual structure as council members laughed It was widened some time so there are two different The widened part is very the original part is not as I would estimate 12 tons is the load Seibert One of these days were going to have a new bridge joked Councilman Skip Stratemann Are you saying people could be jeopardizing their their or the bridge Mayor Pro Tern Barbara presiding over the meeting in See WEIGHT Page UA Park priorities Soccer restrooms head list By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer New Braunfels City Council adopted priorities for park improvement projects putting restroom facilities for the soccer com plex at the top of the Eleven some of them routine maintenance jobs and some longdelayed construction plans for new were weighed by the City Manager Delash mutt provided a list including the estimated number of manhours and days each would probably At Delashmutts the six projects involving new construction were separated and a priority number After some led by council member Joe the council set tled on the following priorities Construction of restroom at park with water and sewer lines Reconstruction of restroom at Landa Park MiniGolf Course 480 Construction of volleyball and basketball courts at Haymarket Park 320 Construction of softball field im provements 320 Installation of Landa Park Golf Course irrigation equipment Construction of new restrooms at Haymarket Park 480 These are things people in the community have waited a long time We have a commitment to get them council member Laverne Eberhard said of the basketball and volleyball The restrooms at Haymarket Park should come the council because it was a neighborhood park used mainly by people who lived The minigolf on the other was heavily used and has not been repainted or had rotten wood replaced for two Don director of parks and told the Ive received I dont know how many complaints about Eberhard Maintenance like the removal of fallen trees from Landa Lake or the ground aerification and winter grass seeding of city will depend on the weather and availability of city street crews for Delash mutt the council voted to accept a change of location of the Park restroom project and to grant the New Braunfels Soccer Club exclusive rights to sell concessions at the The proposals came from the New Braunfels Youth Soccer the organization that recommended at the councils 8 meeting the use of city crews to build the City crews were slower but cheaper than private according to estimates furnished by the project could be made even less expensive by moving the location of the restrooms closer to existing sewer lines on Live Oak Ed association vice suggested to Simon last The money which Delashmutt guessed would amount to three or four thousand dollars out of the original estimate of will go to put up fencing next to private property bordering the park on Starlight the council voted at the associations The New Braunfels Soccer Club will represent the association in its dealings with the and Dean and Sharon Hall will act as coordinators with the city managers Ford will continue to coordinate construction matters with the parks and recreation ;