New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 28, 1980 : Front Page

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung October 28, 1980

New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 28, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Tuesday 25 cents October 1 980 Hwald 89 No 90 1f pncjos 1 section USPS 377 880 New Texas Candidate debate could decide election CLEVELAND i AFi President Carter and Ronald Reagan campaign at Its 90 Democratic president versus Republican for the debating championship of a campaign shadowed at end at the outset by the uncertain fate of the the American hostages in In a close contest for the White with just one week to go before Election the nationally televised and broadcast debate could make or break a An Associated PressNBC News poll showed Reagan narrowly ahead in the current preferences of likely voters but with per cent still and about as many saying the Cleveland debate will be a major factor in their final The survey showed Reagan preferred by 42 percent of likely Carter by 3fi independent John Anderson by 10 the rest scattered or But the poll in dicated that millions of Americans have made only tentative decisions on how to cast then The margin of error was i who protested bitterly and futilely when he was dropped from the debate is staging his own rebuttal in He is to answer the same questions the major party candidates get in a show to be televised by Cable News Network that will the Carter Reagan In a race so with the hour of decision the two candidates in the leal debate may well prove to be repealing familiar campaign wary of the slip or the misstalement that could cost Carter campaigned his to Cleveland and said he was ready for The president was spending the day in his across the street from the Music Hall debate at his lastminute studies and Reagan did his stndyini at at Ins rented estate in before mining to tie buntingdraped debate city to appear briefly at a downtown then wait out the final hums until the EST Kour panelists were to question the whose aides tried to anticipate topics and and put them to the debaters in private Reagan practiced with a standin playing Carters The questioners Harry Ellis of the Christian Science Monitor William assistant managini editor of the Portland Marvin editor of i S vt Win Id and Harbaia Walton nl ABC News lelevision commentatoi Howaid serves as moderator he did when I Kenned and Richard Nivmi met r in the first of the televised pi esideotial paiun debates I feel Ill be i eath n lei said a ai rived in Cleveland on Mondn He came In of and a c ampaiiai p at which he accused of shiltnu1 He has depondini on which audience hes Cai tel See Page Council seeks deposit data By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer A new electric ordinance got through its first reading by City Council but council members want more information on the residence deposit In Fred Koester of Genera Portland one of New Utilities largest complained the company was being charged unfair high and the council asked Utilities General Manager Bob to look into The new ordinance runs M typewritten pages and changes billing and fuel adjustment policies of New Braunfels Utilities The Utilities board of trustees recommended it for passage Tuesday after a workshop session with council members Mayor Pro Tern Barbara Tieken quoted deposit rates from seven other Texas and reported New Braunfels charges a higher residence deposit than any of I would like the board to examine that If you have a young just starting coming to our community after graduating from college or high to hit them with a deposit is asking a substantial Tieken Of the seven cities she only two Austin and San Marcos do not pay interest on the The others San Dallas and Kerrville do Tieken I was wondering if there is some possibility of having a percent interest paid on she Sohn said there are other ways besides paying a cash deposit to obtain electrical Under the new customers can supply a letter of credit from a bank if new in from their previous utilit Under both the current and new a satisfactory guarantor can also sign for the If a deposit is the new ordinance requires two months estimated billing in On small the deposit wouldnt be that Looking back on our its that class of the we seem to lose the They are more like to not pay and Sohn As for interest on Sohn said it was but the Utilities trustees had faced it many years ago and decided it would increase the cost of Were trying to hold down On a perfamily interest doesnt amount to but it would requne staff to keep track of Sohn Were not trying to be We want to adequateU take care ot our customers and keep the cost ot service he Council members Stratemann Laverne Eberhard and Mayor Max Winkler also questioned Sohn on the deposit Winkler asked if the deposit was the highest charged in and Sohn said the deposit was in ac cordance with the Public Utilities Com mission We keep hearing about the Public Utilities but municipal owned utilities ale not bound by hose We pay no interest on which the PUC Winkler ob Eberhard finally moved to approve the ordinance and requested Utilities take a closer look at the deposit requirements and General Portlands charges of overl hu h The motion with Tieken Because I feel so stioni l about these deposits Im toiii in no on she Utilities electric rates unfair to GPI Koester 1 vso Ioinpaiiies use jl pel cent ot New Brauntels Utilities electi H and the ai e untairl dun red the hit liest i ales for 1 I eil Kocstel General Pol llanil Inc dnecloi nt pi ehealei plant lold the i ouncil Monda Utilities Genei al Manurei Bob Sohn said llnise i atis liii Hum toi olhei in eustoiiiei s bei ause mole than woith nt Ii lines had lo be Mi uw into the SoJms wheiethe lill cemiOl plan Is Including spcnl to luppl the plant I Subn added tliell al umelils to an aliead aolue discussion ot a plopused new elect ical dlliancc l ei ommendod tj ttiv New Bl auntels I lillllis il t 1 I usUes I lie loadilit t Hie Idilialioe passed Out Ixlili luUhCil ineliljii fieul d Koolel al t uihelits Iqualltx i 1 1 llli Hie I ml e use I s it elect u ui piirtel 1 Hi nl tiflc ti L It I IJL i ili llii 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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: October 28, 1980

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