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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 21, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Mcof iim Center Bojt P 75235 Tuesday Taylor Communications 25 cents October Zeltuno 84 16 section USPS 377880 New Texas Carter offers incentives for release of hostages WASHINGTON AP President Carter is offering Iran billions of dollars worth of incentives for the release of the American an issue the Iranian parliament reportedly is moving closer to With the presidential election and the first anniversary of the taking of the 52 Americans both two weeks away Carter made this offer Monday while campaigning in Ohio If Iran should release the then I would unfreeze their which are several billions of would drop the embargo on trade with Iran and work toward a resumption of normal commerce with Iran in the The president said it is to the advantage of the United States to have a strong Its to our advantage to have a united Even before Carter the speaker of the 270seat Iranian Ayatollah Hashemi told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that a decision on the conditions for release of the hostages would be made in the next two or three He said the conditions probably would be the same as those listed by the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini last Those in clude return of the late shahs cancellation of financial claims against release of Iranian funds in the United States and guarantees of noninterference in Iranian Only a month ago Rafsanjani insisted that Iran had not dropped an earlier demand that the United States apologize to But he made no mention of that demand Mon Carter last month criticized his Republican Ronald for saying publicly that he would accept Irans demands that the frozen assets be that financial claims against Iran should be withdrawn and that the United States should pledge not to interfere in Irans internal He said at the timethat Reagan shouldnt negotiate through the news campaigning in made passing reference to the hostage situation saying only I dont understand why 52 Americans have been held hostage for almost a year In another development Defense Secretary Harold Brown said the United States will not withhold arms shipments to despite Iranian complaints that such shipments represent an obstacle to the release of the Appraisal district Board seeking location for central office By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Bit by bit the board of directors of Comal County Appraisal District is getting closer to the establishment of a countywide central appraisal During their Monday night at the County board members decided to authorize Gloria chief appraiser of Comal to look into the possibility of renting three apartments located behind the old R and H Service Station on East Mill Street on what she called the Doep penschmidt Clennan said the district would be able to get a sixmonth lease effective 1 for the three apartments at approximately a which she said would be a super location for the since the apart ments are less than a block away from the City Hall and her And although board members generally seemed to agree that the apartments would require some repairs to make them into a suitable office Clennan if you consider what youd pay to rent an office location downtown with you can afford to spend a little to fix it The other main topic was a bid by Tobin Research to prepare an aerial ownership map for Comal Once again board members seemed to generally agree that Tobins bid complied with everything they had asked for in ad dition to meeting state Well be able to pick up a lot of property thats not on the tax Were liable to find some nice houses out in the boonies that we havent been able to Clennan told the See Page 16A Inside Autumn is falling Staff photo by John Senter Juan groundskeeper for the Comal County sweeps up the leaves that have fallen on the Courthouse lawn and sidewalks Debate place uncertain WASHINGTON AP Although Ronald Reagan and President Carter have agreed to a the when and where still eluded negotiators James chief of the Reagan bargaining said he would discuss arrangements for the debate later in the day either in person or by telephone with his Cartel campaign chairman Robert Baker said that hours of talks Monday had left the two sides short of agreement on a for date and place for the Baker had indicated that there was substantial accord on the Baker and Strauss both had said a few telephone calls could resolve disagreements on other aspects of the Although their handlers were arguing the two candidates themselves ready to work out a Whatever they arrange is all right with Reagan told reporters in Monday as his representatives were meeting with Carter aides in Carter previously had said he would debate his Republican challenger any any We had hoped we might be able to clean it up Baker said late But he added We are very Im sure they We made good progress today and I think well have an agreement The city of Cleveland appeared so confident the debate will be held there that Mayor George Voinovich asked 60 large corporations to contribute to each to help pay the While the Carter side apparently has no objection to the Reagan camp was believed to prefer Everything hinges on everything said White House press secretary Jody in explaining the intricacies of the working out the who joined Carter in New York after taking part in the said the two sides had agreed not to try to score points through making public what was going on in the Neither he nor Baker would spell out the sticking The debate could prove decisive in the closing days of the election Polls indicate that Carter and his Republican challenger are running close in key industrial where elections usually are won or with a major bloc of undecided Baker wanted the debate to be on election but Powell said that date is An electioneve Powell would leave no time for anybody to be called for contradictions and You really need time for when somebody in tentionally or unintentionally misrepresents a Baker said the Reagan side was willing to have the debate anytime between 28 and but that the Carter people preferred The League of Women the probable sponsor of the had tentatively scheduled See Page Stall photo Tax office trauma Its a wonder county tax office employees arent constantly Raindrops keep falling on my They which explains the missing ceiling which were removed to prevent further damage by rain seeping through a leaky Courthouse Annex The which was closed for cleanup Monday morning after recent appears back to normal in this except for the missing it wouldnt have been had several employees not covered their desks with dropcloths last Industry Chamber of Commerce board directors were optimistic at their meeting Monday about in dustries moving to New We need to get the recession over with and we might see them probing in here Robert Industrial Council chairman Orr and Chamber of Commerce executive vice president Tom Purdum visited firms in California which have been looking at the New Braunfels area for some Orr The companies are highly technical manufacturing operations in electronics or precision metal he Approximately six weeks ago Ventura Manufacturing Company of San Antonio ex pressed interest in building a permanent facility Chamber of Commerce directors optimistic about business growth at the New Braunfels Orr The which aquired a shortterm lease in 1976 to use space at the modifies C130 Hercules from cargo planes to passenger and cargo We are drawing up a lease for the council to review and Assistant City Manager Hector Tamayo explaining that the issue had not been brought before the Then its all systems he In other the Heritage which opens will emphasize life in New Braunfels from 1890 to Jean Heritage Exhibit Paul Carter of New Braunfels presented a series of paintings of what will be exibited as fullscale Honors Hall chairman Tom Burrus announced in pledeges to the Its been extremely heartening to have this kind of response from the Burrus Partnership Committee said the German ambassador to the United States will arrive in New Braunfels tomorrow at at the citys airport and will be honored with a High school students in the area will be lec tured on 11 topics concerning free enterprise during the Free Enterprise chairman Jack Wise A speaker has already visited one group of Wise
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