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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 2, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas arter signs Alaska bill New Braunfels HetaldZeitung 8A AP President Carter signed into law bill protecting more than 100 million acres of pristine Alaskan calling the measure one of the most important pieces of conservation legislation in the history of Jiiir used a billsigning ceremony in the White Mouse East Room to appeal for protection of the nations He Said financial pressures and the need for energy resources must not be allowed to interfere with these efforts the quality of our The landmark debated for four years before winning congressional approval last was enacted after con servationminded Democrats reluctantly agreed to accept a compromise version rather than risk delaying the debate until the Republicans take control of the Senate and the White Mouse in Every time we dig out minerals or drill wells or ignore erosion or destroy sand dunes or dam a wild river or dump garbage or create we are changing the living We are affecting the airwe breathe and the water we Carter The president said the legislation strikes a balance bet ween protecting areas of great beauty and and allowing development of Alaskas vital mineral and timber With this bill we are acknowledging that Alaskas wilderness areas are truly this countrys crown and that Alaskas resources are treasures of another How to tap those resources is a challenge we can now face in the decade he By any the bill is Morris D chairman of the House interior Committee and the measures chief has compared it with President Theodore Roosevelts decision to create the national park The bill amounts to the nations decision on how it will manage its last big frontier the tundra and forests of It also largely determines to what extent the nation can use the rich natural resources of the land the timber and The bill that finally emerged from Congress puts million acres an area larger than but still less than a third of Alaskas land mass into protected That includes million acres of new national doubling the size of the park system million acres of new wildlife also doubling that system million acres of national forests million acres for the national wild and scenic river system and million acres in other con servation Of that million acres will be designated as never to be touched by a development and ac cessible only by raft or While the land areas are the total is less than en vironmentalists had The version of the bill originally passed by the House would have put million acres into protected Candidate denied district judgeship after eligibility problem discovered BROWNSVILLE AP Melchor Chavez spent about on his successful campaign for state district judge only to find out he cannot take threeterm state representative became a certified candidate for the post despite a glaring eligibility problem that undetected throughout his f The secretary of states office finally pointed out that Article Section 8 of the Texas prohibits a legislator from holding a public office that was voted a pay raise during the lawmakers i The Harlingen lawyer served in the 1979 Legislature that gave fdistrict judges a pay raise from a year to ji Its Apparently no question was raised during the said Jim general counsel to the secretary of He informally told Chavez last week of the then wrote him a letter telling him of the official decision to deny Chavez the Chavez originally filed for reelection but jumped into the judges race after Judge Filemon Vela resigned to accept an Appointment to the federal Bill Clements appointed George Storter to fill the vacancy until an Storter ran unsuccessfully against i Its unfortunate that it comes up this We thought we had it Chavez still reviewing I He did not rule out filing a lawsuit to gain the seat he won and said he probably would decide what to do later this Cicconi said Monday that his which certifies all election had no choice in the Eligibility is determined on the date the candidate qualifies for the In this case for filling a it was the can vassing and he was Cicconi said If it had been for a normal full the magic qualifying date would have been sometime in he Cameron County Democratic Party chairman Rene Oliveira said he was aware there might be a problem during the cam paign but decided Chavez was Three days after Chavezs victory at the Storter resigned his appointment to take care of personal The judgeship was vacant for three weeks until the governor asked Storter to return until Chavez was Clements request came before the eligibility problem Storter Im staying until a successor is he When asked if he would consider taking the Storter said the personal matters that caused him to resign had been cleared Jon Clements press said Monday the governor likely will take no action in the matter until Chavez Idont think theres going to be any appointment made until this thing is cleared up one way or Ford Deaths Joe dafcia Services areplanned Wednesday for Joe who died Sunday in Colonial Manor Nursing James Wasser will beginning at from the Charlie Morales Funeral Home and continuing at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 10 will be buried in San Pedro Cemetery in He was born in New Braunfels to Albino and Maria who were both born in Formely of Box the lifetime local resident was a former laborer for New Braunfels He was also a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and the Union Paders de He is survived by a Maria Rodriguez of New Braunfels and two Antonio Garcia of New Braunfels and Juan Garcia of Claude Nanney Services were held this morning at Zoeller Funeral Home for Claude who died Satur day in Colonial Manor Nursing He was buried in Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park with Harold Zirkel The retired Delta Airlines pilot was born on April in to Claude and Tabor nee Anderson He married Marion Hale on in Pine Formerly living at 56 Mission Drive in New the First United Methodist Church member also belonged to New Braunfels Lodge 1109 New Braunfels Elks Lodge American Legion Post the Scottish the Eastern the Airline Pilots Association and the American Association of Retired Survivors include his wife his Tabor Nanney of two Clauda Calkins of Houston and Marsha Owens of Get a Marie Calhoun of a Preston Nanney of North Little and four Martha Schumann Services were held Monday at Zoeller Funeral Home for Martha who died Saturday in McKenna Memorial was buried in Schumannsville Cemetery with Henry Fletcher The retired homemaker and First Baptist Church member was born June in Witchita Falls to Frank and Katherine nee Bollmann On in Seguin she married Erwin who died in She is survived by a June Billie Wilkinson of New Braunfels two Milton Dietz of New Braunfels and Moeller of Austin two grandchildren and two great Pallbearers included Gordon Hartman Gordon Hartman Jack Fred Moeller and Lawrence Hatcher Graveside services are planned tomorrow at at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery for Nadine who died Thursday in the Army Medical Center in El Bill Arnold will was born July In She was the widow of Robert who died in The First Baptist Church member lived at 1020 Mission Drive in New She is survived by four sisters Waldine Barr of Betty Rohdes of May Dell Bahr and Bonnie both of El Paso two Willie Taylor of California and Jim Sonny Taylor of Marathon and several nieces and Gene Hermanson Services are scheduled Wednesday at at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home for Gene Robert Her who died Friday in the Air Force Clinic at will be buried in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at Formerly of 134 Pecan Drive in Hermanson was born on 1932 in Wisconsin to Guy Robert and Gertie nee Lanovic Her He married Lois Howes on 1955 in Witchita The former administration employee for the civil service was a Lutheran church He is survived by his wife a Tana Kieffer of a Benny Hermanson of a Frances Williams of a Russell Hermanson of Wis and four Pallbearers will be from the Dewey Bellinger Services were held this morning at the Sunset Funeral Chapel for Dewey who died Saturday in Metropolitan General Hospital in San was buried in Sunset Memorial The retired engineer for the Texas State Department of High ways and Public Tran sportation was born He married Jewel Me was affiliated with the Baptist His is survived by his who lives in San Antonio a Walter Janice Hart mann of New Braunfels three sons Denis McCoy of Clifford McCoy of Oklahoma City and Tom McCoy of San Antonio a brother Bert Bollinger of Houston eight grandchildren and five Linda Louise Neuse Services were held Monday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home for Linda Louise who died Saturday at Oak Crest Inn Convalescent She was buried in Comal Cemetery with Friedrich Rest Born 1900 in Comal County to Adolph and Agnes nee Ludwig she had lived in New Braunfels for 46 On she married Egon who died in She was a member of the First Protestant United Church of Survivors include two Arno Dorothy Link of New Braunfels and Arnold Loraine Wetz of San An tonio a 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