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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 7, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas mcofilm Center BOX f5f36 Texaa 75235 Tuesday Taylor Communications 25 cents October Zeitung 75 16 Pages 1 Section USPS 377880 New Texts Herbrich legal status in limbo until Thursday Comal County Commissioners postponed a decision to reappoint Al Herbrich as reserve constable for Precinct 2 until Assistant County Attorney Bill Reimer resolves his legal Herbrich said statements by Reimer and County Auditor Bate Bond questioning the legality of his appointment compromised his ability to enforce the We need to get this thing I cant go out on the street until we Herbrich The court will meet at 5 Thursday at the Courthouse to consider the need for a review Herbrichs qualifications for the and to see if arguments from professional organizations can convince Reimer that the deputy was duly The court was ready to act on the first two Theres only two things for us to consider whether youre and whether the need is Orville Heitkamp told The commissioners disqualified themselves from untying the legal knot that resulted from their 8 decision to eliminate the deputy posts and the subsequent discovery that none of the had filed the proper paperwork at the time of their Precinct 2 Constable Kermit Vetter said officials of the Reserve Law Officers Association of America and the Texas Com mission of Law Enforcement Standards and Education supported hjto claim that Herbrich was legally Vetter was the only constable that did not request the dismissal of the and under state law the courts 8 decision did not apply to County Judge Max Wominack recommended the court take up the issue after Reimer has had time to talk with the officials Vetter Vetter and Theres a lot of correspondence to go and these men have some good points to bring Herbrich Monroe Wetz repeated his promise to be the first one to make the motion to provide Vetter with a but said Her brichs status was a question of law and should be decided by Is he legal Its still a Wetz Im not going to interpret the Give those names to Bill Reimer so he can thrash this thing out before that Thursday Even with Herbrichs status the court faces another hurdle whether or not to pay Heitkamp thinks the issue is cut and since money for the deputy constables was voted into the countys 1981 But do we have to abide by that Charles Mund So much has been stirred up since that If youve approved it and its already in the you have to pay Heitkamp But he was never Harry Carpenter He was never Heitkamp This is all Wetz Were just going to have to wait and sec what the attorneys Staff photos Proud to be a Democrat State Treasurer Warren told onlookers he is proud to be a Democrat and proud to be on the CarterMondale From are Treasurer Betty Judge Max state Bennie Bock and Orville Demos blister Reagan during campaign stop By WANDA LASATER and HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writers Men and women wearing small greenandwhite CarterMondale buttons drifted to the Courthouse lawn yesterday and stared down Seguin Avenue waiting for the van that announced its arrival with blasts of Aboard the greenandwhite decorated Texas Campaign Express were state Democrats on a seven city whistle stop tour drumming up votes for next months As Liz Carpenter spoke into a squealing public ad dress regaling the partisan audience with the tale that she never saw a Republican until I was 17 years old and then it nearly scared me to local party worker Faye Krueger passed a tin pie plate for donations for enough gas to get to the next County Judge Max Wommack told Carpenter it was a pleasure to shake your and vowed to support the CarterMondale ticket with his vote Then came the recognition of county officials Monroe Orville and Charles Mund Tax AssessorCollector Gloria Assistant County Attorney Bill Reimer and Treasurer Betty Jesse Garcia was given credit for organizing the rally at the local A guitarist from Jerry sang a few and then it was time for the serious Carpenter said that she is unlike Ronald Rerun and George Bushwhacker since she likes whistle stop And I know the difference between a man of vision and a man who is always looking We may be willing to watch Death Valley Days but we dont want to live We didnt mind Reagan so much in those We could always turn him State Treasurer Warren Harding joined Carpenter in blasting the You read about the rich Republicans having their dinners and then we come here and have to pass the plate for a Ill take the people any Im proud to be a Im proud to be a See Page 2A Whistle stop campaigning A van with the comforts of home has replaced the train for grass roots Spectators New deposit policy planned by utilities By PATRICIA YZNAGA Staff writer A workshop held yesterday to discuss the electrical rate ordinance in New Braunfels was not intended to raise power Herbert chairman of the New Braunfels Utilites Board of We in reworking com pletely the electrical ordinance of the City of New Utilities Manager Bob Sohn adding that the board was reorganizing the or dinance to make it flexible enough to meet the needs of power users in the billing and fuel adjustment in the new ordinance are considerably different in Sohn Thats only fair that we should reflect any power we have to our Inside 1215A 4A 67A 16A TV he Sohn said that with the advent of new increasing cost of energy it was necessary for the board to rearrange its electrical deposit policy for new businesses and In outlining the new deposit policies for Sohn said the Utilities would make an estimated billing of two months electrical usage and ask for cash the signing of a satisfactory a letter of good credit from a previous power company or an irrevocable letter of Small and targe commercial businesaet and large and very large industries would require an irrevocable letter of credit or a cash deposit based on a two months billing See NEW Page 16A Her second job Liz likes campaigning waited at the Courthouse Monday as the Texas Campaign Express rolled By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer Liz Carpenter ordered chicken and dumplings for dinner at a local restaurant and talked about her love of The assistant secretary of education for public affairs likes her job because it involves working like crazy during the week and then going out and doing your own thing on the The sweep through Texas came under the latter even if it was a I got the and plunged right You I was a reporter in Washington covering politics for 18 starting with the Roosevelt It gets in your she Washington nowadays is a very pressoriented Everybody has someone to deal with the Its the major next to she I was asked to work for LBJ in the Then I came home to Texas to Carpenter was born in but moved to Austin with her family as a Secretary of Education Shirley Hufstedler pulled Car penter back into public life to help put the new Education Department You the United States is the last country in the just to have a cabinetlevel education On the table in front of Carpenter was a clear plastic bag full of This is the Republican ERA platform she State Treasurer Warren Harding eased himself into a chair next to he did not believe Texas was becoming a twoparty This is traditionally a Democratic state and Carter will carry it in Itll be though nobody doubts he The 1980 campaign reminds him of Voter apathy people are suddenly waking up to the importance of this years presidential he The taxassessor in Hays County told me her office received over 500 voter registrations in the last few Carpenter There are many millions of people who would like to be in our Theyd love to be able to Harding How about John Andersons independent candidacy Will he be a spoiler in Texas Anderson seems to be losing But he has to stay in to collect his federal matching Carpenter Most voters are in They havent made up their and probably wont until the last Harding This is a peoples party and a peoples We cover the We take in I dont prefer to say I say all groups of Americans have a place in the See Page 2A On the trail Staff photo Liz assistant secretary of was on the campaign trail this week for the CarterMondale carrying with her a bell to toll the end of the opposition and a bag of sawdust she says is the Republican Partys equal rights amendment
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