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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 24, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Center fi W36 JlMta 75235 Wednesday Taylor Communications 25 cents September 1980 HpraldZeitung 66 28 Pages 2 Sections USPS 377880 N0w Ttxas Commissioners action legal on Reimer says By ROBERT JOHNSON News editor Comal County commissioners acted within their powers in removing three deputy constables from their posts assistant county attorney Bill Reimer said And because of a bureaucratic foul the fourth deputy Precinct 2s Al Herbrich apparently was never of ficially appointed as a ac cording to If this is the any action take by commissioners regarding Herbrich was irrelevant as a Reimer Precinct 1 Constable Werner Kiesling submitted a onesentence proposal at commissioners 8 meeting asking them to approve a request to eliminate the position of deputy constable in Comal That would effectively relieve deputy constables Kermit Kroesche Precinct Harrell Scott Precinct 3 and Fidel Tamez Precinct 4 of their Commissioners granted that which was signed by Precinct 3 Constable Lawrence Wehe and Precinct 4 Constable Bob It was not signed by Precinct 2 Constable Kermit Orville Heilkamp who of fered to clear the air after the constables did not explain the rationale behind the request cited in subordination as the chief reason for the Several of the deputy constables aired funding grievances at an 11 court meeting without being requested to appear by their Heitkamp At that Herbrich com plained the Precinct 1 was receiving a Voter signup ends 5 Time is drawing near for those wishing to register to vote in the 1980 presidential Although the deadline for registering is Gloria county tax said registration forms will be accepted as late as the 6 or as long as they are postmarked no later than As of the May Comal County residents had Clennan said the average number of registered voters for the preceding primary in May of 1979 had been Theyre registered voters growing by leaps and she In addition to voting she attributed the increase in registered voters to the election being that of a general national election which she says has formed a trend of more voter participation in presidential Clennan said she still expects more people to register between now and the Theyre still coming in like I guess that more than a thousand more will register before the Anyone wishing to register may obtain the registration forms from the Comal County Tax Assessors office located in the Courthouse she We prefer they come right in here to so that we can see if theyve ever been on our registration she For those who did not obtain their white voter Clennan asks that they either apply for a new one or get a This will save hassle at the voting So to be we ask that you please come down to the office and check to be sure that youre Without the white voter you cannot she disproportionate share of the funds allocated to the constables and their He suggested the constables budget be divided into four equal Reimer said there is no specific statute dealing with the firing of deputy constables in but in terpretations of other laws dealing with other offices have given the depart ment head the power to hire and Commissioners cannot dismiss a deputy constable on their own but they can ratify a request from a constable to dismiss his Reimer The constable is the Reimer The deputy constable does not work for the He termed the courts action as one of its ministerial and said it was similar to the prescribed manner for hiring a deputy If a constable makes a written ap plication to commissioners stating a need exists to hire a deputy and sup plies the court with his choice for the commissioners must ac cording to state law designate him as a deputy constable if they find the deputy is They can refuse to hire him only if they find the need does not Reimer They cannot refuse to hire him because of questions about his qualificationsor any other he This rationale does not explain Jitirbrichs since hjs See Page 16A Harvest cross SuH photo The harvest moon floats slowly up to the heavens signifying the autumnal This is the time the sun crosses the making of equal length around the As it passes it pauses at the cross of a Petroleum lifelines targets of Mideast war By ASSOCIATED PRESS air and land battles were reported raging between Iraq and Iran for the third day as the two Persian Gulf oil giants pressed their offensives against each others petroleum Irans Abadan oil one of the worlds was reported in flames and Iran ad mitted it was not Khor one of Iraqs two southern offshore oil ter stopped loading Japans Mitsubishi Iraq said its air force and navy were repulsing an Iranian sea attack on the deep water oil harbor of near Khor al Amaya and Mina the second offshore and that five enemy war vessels have been sunk in the running A senior State Department official in Washington predicted that both the warring oil nations would cut off shipments of their chief export through the Persian Gulf But presumably Iraqi oil would continue to flow by pipeline to the Irans Parliament cited the war as an excuse to freeze discussion on the fate of the 52 who began their 326th day in cap tivity Their militant captors said some of the Americans were being moved from the cities in which they were A senior State Department official in Washington predicted that both the warring oil nations would cut off shipments of their chief export through the Persian Gulf But presumably Iraqi oil would continue to flow by pipeline to the Iraq said its MiGs flew nine bombing and strafing missions into western Iran at daybreak causing heavy damage to seven military airfields and setting ablaze four Iranian Phantoms on the A communique broadcast by Baghdad Radio said Iranian warplanes struck back with bombing raids on the oil refinery and the oil harbor of Iraqs southern city of not far from a plant where four Americans and 27 other people were killed in an Iranian air raid on The communique said Iraqi antiaircraft guns shot down one Iranian jet over Basra today and forced other Iranian warplanes to flee when they attempted to raid some 70 miles from the northern Iraqi city of Iranian warplanes on Tuesday attacked Iraqs chief oil Iraqs chief and the Um Qasr harbor built by the Soviet Union at the mouth of the Shatt alArab estuary between the two Iraq said its troops and tanks on the first day of their invasion penetrated up miles into Iranian territory Tuesday along a 300mile front stretching from QasreSharin south to the oil refinery city of Abadan and captured all Iranian border It said they killed 21 Iranian soldiers and captured Iraqi communiques said the invaders cap tured QasreSharin and neighboring Sumar and surrounded the big port city of Prefair preparations Staff photo Ponies graze on the Fairgrounds while men unload trucks of carnival Highflying rides take root and rech for the sun as the smell of freshly popped corn lingers in the autumn All of these are signs that the Comal County Fair begins New Braunfels night to open County Fair All the entries have arrived and the Fairgrounds is swelling with Judges in each division are sifting through the exhibits looking for the Tonight is New Braunfels Night at the Comal County The Comal Corral opens at 6 There will be polka music starting at 7 followed by a program and dance contest for polka and ballroom Trophies will be awarded to the dance contest and Albert Rahe will again lead the grand march prior to the Dancing continues until Carnival rides are open for Tomorrow starts another round of judging which will include all the Almost all but the livestock division will be completed by tomorrow Also tomorrow is the first rodeo performance with the entry books opening at noon and the events set to start at 6 Visitors from convalescent homes will tour the Fairgrounds beginning at 2 The Comal Corral reopens at 6 for Music will be by The Inside COUNTY 4B SOIL SB
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