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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 13, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas                                of Box Center 75235 Thursday Tavlor Communications 25 cents November Herald ci 101 24 Pages 2 Sections DSPS 377880 I t Recount approved in sheriffs contest District Judge Robert Pfeuffer yesterday granted a request from defeated sheriffs candidate Mullins for an official ballot recount of the 1980 sheriffs election Im sure it will be carried out next Martin district court explaining Pfeuffer wants to act on the recount as soon as Pfeuffer granted five of the Republican candidates six requests for a ballot recount under the Texas Election Article Subdivision Pfeuffer granted permission to examine the program used in making the test examine the program used in counting the examine the ballot assemblies for all voting make a recount of the test count using the program and test materials and a recount of the ballots cast for the office of using the same materials and methods as in the original Pfeuffer said he would not consider Mullins request for a manual recount of the votes cast the first five procedures were carried He Mullins has the right to pick who he wants to administer the Allen He will submit a list of names to the The judge will approve whoever he he Allen said he did not know what the cost of the recount would or whether the cost will be broken down into labor and Under the election Mullins will make a deposit to cover the estimated cost ot the Mullins requested the recount in a 10 letter to problems with the operation of equipment used to tabulate results of the vote in the 4 General Elec which have caused many voters to question the Comal County Pfeuffer said he is primarily Con cerned with the confidence of the voters in the electoral prdcess by the laws of the and that the same were carried in Comal County to the spirit and letter of the Commissioners Court canvassed the returns Monday but did not certify the A discrepancy of 61 more voter signatures than ballots was Comfund Within of directors pledge to continue raising funds Not all the rabbits are out of the hat so to speak as far as the Community Fund is And as members of the board met last they proved by pulling out the names of a few more businesses and individuals who have not yet contributed to the With or percent of their original goal of and the more we toss around names of those who have not I can see us making this thing their goal of Until their next meeting on board members plan to personally contact various local service businesses and private citizens in an effort to finalize the campaign and in turn reach the was already James chairman of the at this timelast Cook very optimistic about And because the fund is doing so board members agreed last night to extend the orginal deadline for contributing which had been 31 until the end of in order to serve the agencies and according to the more we talk about it getting the whole thing their goal but we still have some hill to there are still quite a few on the list who have not contributed and perhaps if we all tie together we may be able to make our he Small apartments Rezoning requests denied I didnt know this was going to stir up a hornets So said Merrick Truly as he withdrew consideration of his request for a zoning change by the Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday Truly wanted to put a small office building on his property at 887 Cross but objections from 12 out of 22 surrounding residents prompted him to cut short a public hearing on the But if Truly thought that was a hornets he should have stayed and listened to the wave of objections that engulfed Edna Voigts rezoning Nineteen residents of Jentsch Acres subdivision sent letters to Planning and Inside COMICS COUNTY RELIGIOUS SOIL TV 4A Zoning Director Debra Goodwin registering objections to Voigts request for a zoning change that would allow multifamily dwellings to be built on her land between Madeline Street and Loop Five of those residents voiced their objections at the and another seven signed a petition asking the commission to disapprove the Thats what the commission by a unanimous after also hearing Steve Voigts argue that apartments were the highest and best use for the The arguments of neighboring whether expressed by or in boiled down to a desire for continued peace and quiet and a fear that apartments would mean lowrent dwellings for low See Page 16 A New Texas Treasurer hunters Members of the South Texas Treasure Hunt Club of San Antonio listen to the beeps of their sophisticated metal detectors to determine if treasure lies inches below the surface of the The club scoured the Wursthalle grounds Staff photos by John Setter Tuesday and found some interesting Clockwise from Wayne Coffman and Anna Burke scan the ground with Burke digs into the ground after being alerted to possible Coffman holds found Krueger plans political return By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer Bob President Carters ambassadorat large to said Wednesday he expects to re enter the Texas political In a telephone Krueger said he had planned to come back to Texas next year regardless of the outcome of the 4 presidential Of Reagans victory sets a more specific date for he I plan to do some things in business and I do expect to go back into public Krueger Krueger recalled the narrowness of his 1978 loss to John Tower in their race for the To lose by about three tenths of 1 percent of the vote is like losing a basketball game 181 to he repeating a sports analogy he often The former 2lst District congressman said he is not discouraged by Reagans victory in Texas and does not concede Texas is fully a twoparty There have always been a few Republican of If one looks at one needs to recognize voters on earlier favored Republicans for If one looks at other this is easily a Democratic Nineteen out of 24 Texas congressmen are he Krueger spent Wednesday night at his home in New He was in San Antonio to speak to a fivestate meeting of university officials responsible for foreign students here and for American students studying Asked what he considered to be his greatest ac complishment as he quoted Stuart Carters domestic affairs Had I not been the United States would not have gotten a natural gas he I thjuik thats probably The one we got was much better than the one former Energy Secretary James Schlesinger turned It was important both for the agreement itself and as a its important to have symbols of agreement rather than Krueger Krueger cited a recent agreement on what to do in case of further oil spills and one to build two new bridges over the Rio Grande border with I more than just specific theres a new both of mutual respect and also of to be able to discuss Im not going to claim any personal responsibility for but our trade increased 100 percent in the year and a half that Ive held this Mexico is now our third largest trading the ambassador when asked to predict how a Reagan presidency would affect American relations in light of his stated opposition to the Panama Canal Its funny you should mention The president of in his State of the Union address particularly commended Carter and the United States for showing the courage and of a great Mexico want good If he will speak aot we can continue to have Krueger said Alaskan wilderness bill sent to Carter WASHINGTON AP The which for years demanded tough protections for more than 100 million acres of pristine Alaskan took one look at the on rushing Republican hordes and passed a weaker Senate It now goes to the White House and President Carters expected Wednesdays passage came only six hours after the House convened in an unusual postelection session to wind up the years The swift action on the historic bill shattered predictions that the Democratic would not act on anything but housekeeping The measure turns 104 million acres of land the United States last frontier into special federal protective such as national parks and wildlife to preserve their splendor for future At the White Carter said he was pleased and Both houses of Congress have now endorsed the greatest land conservation legislation of the thus assuring that the crown jewels of the AJasJka national wonders are afforded Carter   

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