Wednesday, November 19, 1980

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 19, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas 75 235 If Tower Krueger might run again HI AUSTIN AP If John resigns to become secretary of as some it would mean another political war between Texas Democrats and Although the dust is just beginning to settle from the GOP sweep of Texas in the presidential a special Senate election would stir everything up its hard for a number of and leaders to believe it could I dont believe its true for one said National Democratic Chairman John who may be a candidate if there is a vacancy for Towers My immediate reaction is that it is just a bunch of hor I just dont see how it could hap said a prominent Republican campaigner who did not want to be but it will be a hell of a race if it does The Texas speculation started after published reports that Presidentelect Ronald Reagan might select Tower to be secretary of defense and Texas Bill Clements might name former John Connally to replace Tower until a special election could be Thats the nuttiest thing Ive ever Clements said of the I have not been offered the job of secretary of said I understand that several names are going to be presented to President elect Some close Tower associates in Texas predicted he would take the cabinet job if The most likely Democrats to oppose if he is would be Robert Krueger of New ambassadoratlarge to Mexico who lost a hot race to Tower in 1978 and former Attorney General John who lost to Clements in and Under state Clements would name a temporary successor to Tower if Congress is in session to be sure Texas is He must call a special election within five days after a vacancy occurs for the next 60 to 90 days to fill the remaining four years of Towers After Lyndon Johnson was elected vice president in he resigned as a Texas senator and Tower won a high man special election in the Texas Legislature changed state law to require that Senate races must be won by a majority with a runoff if Tower won the 1961 special election and was reelected in 1962 with con siderable help from liberal Democrats unhappy with the conservative faction of the particularly He was reelected in defeating Barefoot now a federal Connally was head of Texas Democrats for Nixon that year but did not support I couldnt pretend that there would be no interest but its a bit premature to indicate any definite Krueger said from I think clearly I would look at it very closely and there certainly would be that This speculation has been around for some White said if there is any substance to I might think about it running for the Right now I wouldnt give it a second White said he thought Tower would be just as powerful as chairman of the Senate Armed Services which he is slated to become in the 1981 as he would be as defense Hill also said he thought it was premature to Im still interested in public service but I think at this time I will not Hill said in a recent interview With The Associated Press that he was not interested in any political campaign except that for governor in My overriding interest is still in the governors he said Wednesday Taylor Communications 25 cents November HeraldZeitunQ 105 24 Pages 2 Sections DSPS 377880 New Texas Review panel named After going into executive session for 45 minutes to discuss student Comal Independent School District trustees last night unanimously ap proved the appointment of district professional staff members to the 1980 81 textbook The committee will determine what textbooks will be considered for James Richardson will head the Members are Sudie Margaret Mary Esther Mary Harvey Bill Joyce Debbie Dorothy Doris Jim Willie Tyler and Mac High school subjects in CISD which are up for adoption this year are vocational in struction education drafting graphic arts trades and electrical business management and business communication and business Basal reading in Spanish for kindergarten through third basal reading for kindergarten through eighth grades and earth science for eighth grade are also up for The board also approved 15 days of extended sick leave for CISD head mechanic Leonard who was involved in a traffic accident 6 while transporting a bus into Canyon Lake for state inspection Mutchler had accumulated 55 days of sick Harvey director of support services and had utilized Hes stopping by the bus garage now from time to Pape Repair costs for the bus were he The extended sick leave would allow Mutchler to recuperate more but would also provide an additional depository of 20 days which he could utilize as board policy Richardson District school buses are working with different Pape Were still changing a few of the routes around Canyon Lake due to FM 306 opening he High school students are getting home earlier than they had he Because some of the district drivers have the district is looking for more Pape We are having some he Pape also reported that school lights and windows which were destroyed by vandals earlier in the year have been Several school roofs in the district have Pape It seems like its a losing battle with holes on some flattop he said jf The districts cafeterias are almost in the Pape adding most cafeterias do not begin operating in the black after until school has been in session for three or four The district facility headed by trustee Raymond toured BUlverde elementary and middle schools and Eneino Park Sufadivsion along Highway 281 The which has acres in the wiJH be split between CISP and North East In dependent School Streets in the area are being constructed and the See Page 16A 4 Changes eyed for stadium New Braunfels football fans wishing to purchase food or drink during games next year may notice a depending on what Hen dricks finds out during the next few Last night trustees of New Braunfels Independent School District decided to give Hendricks and Lonnie business permission to look into the possible relocation of the concession stands at Unicorn The concession are currently located directly under They have created a bottleneck for some Hendriqks We just cant serve enough people and weve gotten some he We want to make it so you dont have to miss a full quarter of the football game just to get a He suggested moving the stands away from the bleachers to provide more room to serve more people at one since people could be served from all four sides of the Hendricks said the biggest problem facing the district if it is decided to move the stands would be the cost of transferring water and sewer The present concession stands under the stadium are located next to the restrooms and they use the same water and sewer Hendricks when the stands are moved 50 yards or it will take some cost to run water out to the Inside GERONIMO PUBLIC SPRING TV Although at the meeting Hendricks was merelyasking for the boards blessing to conduct a study to come up with facts and cost he suggested that to solve the problem of two new stands and one large portable concession stand would be Hendricks added the concession stands presently used will probably be kept in In other business last trustees approved repair work to be done on the Academy Street The had received a letter from the high school basketball coach asking to make the his players to practice and play Noting that this was the first time the board has had a request to repair this Hendricks suggested that it would take around to put it into shape to use Board members apparently agreed because they voted to grant the request to replace hotwater heaters to make one side of the dressing room useable and generally fix that one area of the dressing Although the lighting is in need of some Henricks we may be able to wait a Gus maintenance supervisor of said the fixtures that have been there for a very long time have to be replaced with bigger He also There is a panel in there that is In any the board unanimously agreed to spend to upgrade and improve the We are doing it as economically as we possibly Hendricks Suggesting to trustees that they primarily think about gas Rudy introduced another item on the agenda that of purchasing a pickup truck for the school Considering a total of six bids by various motor trustees finally agreed to accept a bid of made by Becker Motor for a 4 cyliner Dodge D5 Hendricks said that since the school district buys a pickup every two See Page 1A Oh by by time for mistletoe and holly and Main Plaza Christmas The weather was brisk enough Tuesday to put everyone in the right including New Braunfels Utilities employees in Staff photos by John Senter stalling trees and canes in preparation for the holiday The official lighting will 2 at Mullins withdraws request John the defeated candidate for sheriff in the 1980 general election who asked for a vote recount of that withdrew his request Because the Commissioners acting as the county vote canvassing tabulated the returns MuUins said it failed to honor my timely request to defer tabulation until after questions surrounding errors in the vote totals had been cleared Mullins 10 letter to 207th District Judge Robert Pfeuffer requesting the recount included the I un derstand that this request will defer a canvass on the office of sheriff until all the procedures pertaining to the request have been The commissioners canvassed the votes of all including the sheriff but did not certify the County Judge who had a copy of Mullins 10 telephoned who was in San Pfeuffer told Wojnmaek to proceed with the since he had not had an opportunity to study the Pfeuffer granted fee request and the recount was scheduled for tommorow at at the cour Under the a candidate or petitioner who requests a recount must make a deposit to cover Article subdivision 23 of the Election Code The district judge shall make a preliminary estimate of the cost and shall require the petitioner to make a deposit in that amount before the recount is Although Pfeuffer ordered the District Cgurt Administrator Martin Allen said today he did not know the cost Stiffer fines sought at blocked crossings AUSTIN AP Hector and Jerry say they considered putting parking meters at railroad crossings but decided stiffer fines would be just as The two pref iled a bill Tuesday for the 1981 Legislature that would allow judges to assess fines of to on railroads for blocking The current passed in sets the fine at to The existing penalties are simply too low to provide a deterrent to the they said a joint The railroad companies sunply treat them as another cost of doing We thought about putting parking meters at railroad crossings but couldnt find any that would take 5500 Their bill also would allow any railroad employee to be not just the Repeated complaints about bloeked crossings have been lodged against the Missouri Pacific afld MMQUriKajasjsTesas rayraadj w New One railroad official here has said the railroads try to prevent blocking the intersections at But he has added that the law governing blocked crossings is the blue rarely en