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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 23, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Bet f unday Taylor Communications 50 cents November HcraldZcitunQ 108 64 Pages4 Sections USPS New Texas Annexation tops By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer Mondays meeting of the City Council promises to be a marathon with three items of major importance dominating the agenda the electrical and city All three areas have been the subject of argument and controversy at recent public Mayor Pro Tern Barbara Tieken will preside at the which starts at 7 at City She will substitute for Mayor Max hospitalized since 31 for an obstruction in the small Discussion and action on the Planning and Zoning Commissions annexation recom mendations will come near the end of the but are likely to draw a considerable The commission has recommended 1981 an nexation of two large parcels of one in the Solms area and the other north of the city limits bounded roughly by Gruene IH35 and FM as well as three small fingers along Highway 46 and FM Representatives of cement and rockcrushing industries located in the Solms area have long been on record opposing city growth in that direction so as have farmers in the nor thern parcel and residents along FM Other land areas on just about all sides of the city are recommended for annexation either in the period or If council members approve all or part of the proposed revision of the citys master plan and they can amend or change the commissions recommendations any way they see fit their next step would be to schedule public hearings council agenda for any 1981 parcels that survive the deliberation A new electrical ordinance submitted by New Braunfels Utilities passed its first reading but problems remain with residential deposit provisions and complaints from General Por tland that the rate classification for its cement plant puts it in an unfairly high rate No final action will be taken on longrange development plans for Hinman Island and Prince Solms but council is expected to discuss them and set up a second workshop session with Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to thrash out solutions to problems of overcrowding and The board met last week and tried to balance an ambitious plan submitted by Fer nandez and consulting with the desires of nearby residents to keep the parks open to traffic preserve them for New Braunfels The backed up by petitions with 485 were emphatic in their demand that no park improvements be financed by a bond and most denounced the Groves saying it would only make the parks more at tractive to outoftown Junior Miss Laurie New Braunfels struggles to keep her crown on her head shortly after learning she had won the titleSaturday fourth runnerup Kim Langford left and runner up Korri Scheel give her a hand with the uncooperative Thats second and third runnersup April Free far right and Carolyn Lemmon looking Staff photos by John Senter Mae West dead at age 87 HOLLYWOOD AP Legendary Hollywood bombshell Mae West who starred in plays and films as a bosomy sex symbol of the 1920s and 30s died very peacefully and painlessly Saturday at her apartment here at the age of a spokesman At PST she just closed her Thank God it was peaceful and there was no said Jerry Martin of the William Morris Miss Wests longtime public relations The aging sex queen died just three weeks after leaving a hospital where she had spent three months recuperating from a mild stroke that left her speech Shed been home almost a month and she was doing Martin said She was so glad to be But this morning when she got up she was having trouble Martin said that Paul a former muscleman in Miss Wests night club act and her companion the last 25 cajjed a Doctor who examined the actress and said that nothing further could be Novak was with her at her Martin Last rites were performed by a priest who was summoned from a nearby Martin The Forest LawnHollywood cemetery was asked to handle funeral arrangements for Miss Martin said a memorial service ten tatively was scheduled for Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Beverly Burial will take place at a cemetery in where Miss Wests mother and brother are Martin She always planned to be buried back he Miss West had lived in the Ravenswood Apartments since when she came out to make a movie and remained Martin Alter a 27year hiatus from she returned to the big screen twice in the Myra Breckenridge in 1970 was her first picture since and in 1977 she played a film star on her sixth honeymoon in But for the most part she was rarely seen in new Junior Miss By SANDRA JACKSON Kaleidoscope Editor New Braunfels High School senior Laurie Strzelczyk was crowned 1980 Junior Miss last night after several minutes of anxious waiting by contestants and audience alike while judges make their final An overflow crowd at the Civic Center watched while the winners were as contestants stood handinhand in a semi circle on the Daughter of and Anton Str Laurie was sponsored by New Braunfels Evening Lions Earlier in the she was awarded the Youth Fitness I feel she lips as the curtain closed and the 27 other girls rushed to congratulate Prizes awarded the Junior Miss include an scholarship from Mary HarpUn Baylor a plaque from sponsor of the a crown from Leahs Bride and Formal roses from Weidners Flowers and a banner from Lambda Also a scholarship from Lambda a savings bond from New Braunfels National a savings account from New Braunfels Savings and a savings bond from First National a savings account from First Federal Savings and a savings account from Guaranty State a diamond pendant from Zales a gift certificate from and a gift certificate from First runnerup was Korri spon sored by New Braunfels Art daughter of and Harvey Second runnerup went to April daughter of and Gerald who was sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign War Third runnerup was Carolyn daughter of and Joe sponsored by Texas Symphony Guild of New Fourth runnerup was Kim daughter of Mrs Nan sponsored by New Braunfels Aquatic All runnersup received scholarships from f Lambda bouquets from Flowers by and various gift All the winners are students at New Braunfels High Herb Skoog was master of Each of the 28 contestants was introduced to the audience after being presented with a yellow rose and being escorted by a member I of the New Braunfels High School Junior Marine Corps She then paraded to the tune of The San Antonio played by the Canyon High School Stage under the direction of Larry Several entrants gave representative talent presentations during the A Outgoing Junior Miss Susan Marsh per New Braunfels and Texas Junior Miss Christi Bueche played the piano and sang Jesus Loves Spirit of Junior elected by the girls was Judy of Canyon High daughter of and Alfred sponsored by Zeta Poise and Personal Appearance award went to Korri Mary Jane Rubarth won the Scholastic Achievement The daughter of and Robert she is a student at Canyon High School and was sponsored by New Braunfels New Car Dealers Creative and Performing Arts award was won by Kelly daughter of and Patrick Sponsored by Preceptor she attends New Braunfels High Every girl who participates in this Junior Miss week in New Braunfels is a said Lambda Psi member Carola No one is a Death toll climbs to 83 in Las Vegas hotel fire public in recent She lived in palatial splendor near Beverly Hills almost a recluse on enormous wealth resulting from shrewd real estate investments and top salaries in her years as a Miss West was with the Morris Agency in her early days of vaudeville and stayed with the agency throughout her She was a lovely She really said She had a great sense of humor right to the Actor Anthony who got his start from Miss said she should be remembered as a very special and unique person in the en tertainment and Im sure she will go down in the industrys history as Miss West made millions muttering spicy while her chassis moved like a parked car with the motor She bad perfected an inimitable although many tried the hipswinging walk the languid glance the lethargic but meaningful and the tantalizing LAS AP A grim new search for bodies uncovered the 83rd victim of the devastating MGM Grand Hotel fire Saturday as outsiders got their first look at the casinos ruins and guests returned to their rooms to pick up And Clark County Coroner Otto Ravenholt said he was afraid more bodies would be found particulary in secondary elevator shafts and that lexicological tests would be conducted to determine if any of the victims died from inhaling poisonous gases that may have been generated by burning materials such as The Las Vegas fire chief said late Saturday that investigators determined that the which injured more than 500 persons and was the second worst hotel fire in the nations started above a delicatessen ceiling on the hotels main floor and was caused by an electrical We have determined the origin of the fire Inside SPOBTS WEATHER to be in the attic between floors above the said Fire Chief Roy It is electrical in Parrish said the fire apparently smoldered in a preburn period for about two or three hours but was not noticed until it burst through the ceiling of the delicatessen in a ball of The latest body was found near a slot machine in the casino a few moments before fire officials gave reporters a tour of the cavernous where a smell of smoke and water hung over the remains of burnedout gaming Authorities guessed about people were in the hotel at the including guests and perhaps gamblers who walked in off the Relatives poured into Las Vegas to search for their loved Many went from hospital to hospital seeking fire The many wearing clothes provided by the Red returned to the hotel for their belongings One survivor was found late cowering in her room several hours after the fire was We fouwj ope woman in her said Fire Capt Ralph She was just too afraid to come She is all The Clark County coroners office said 5 of the dead had been positively identified as the search for bodies continued in charred closets and blackened stairways of the monolithic pink granite hotel on Las Vegas famed See Page 1U
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