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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 14, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Center Commitment called greatest park need By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff Writhe Its but Landa Park will never realize Its full potential unless the city decides what the park should The speaker was Pat one of 45 Texas University students who developed a rather strong in terest in New Braunfels this year their grade in a seniorlevel course depended on The problems cannot be solved by a master Until the city comes up with goals and development of the park will be Callihan Its work now the class was presenting the results to the citizens of New About 30 citizens showed up Friday at Dittlinger Memorial Library to watch and and came away impressed with the detail and variety of the quality of the graphics and the sheer effort Attorney Edward Badouh called the presentation att sensible The work theyve dorte on it is better than the professional stuff Ive seen so Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Chairman Carter Casteel said the slides and collection of maps and ches that ran the length of the meeting room wall Was fine Theyve got it right until the City Council makes up its mind what direction to we arent going to gtt she As members of an architectural landscape the students had absorbed as much about the park as could be learned through research and field observation early in The class project for each student was to create a design complete with a master plan for park But the students ran into the same problem that stumped Parks Advisory Board and City Council members the lack of a clear consensus among New Braunfelsers as to what they want in the student Michael Burton they created three different or possible and based their work on The three groups of students decided the major goals for then the individuals worked out their own objectives and For presentation each group got together and organized a slide show combining the best individual narrated by a group The first scenario was called the Procommunity based on the notion that it is feasible to keep all nonresidents out of your student Debra Werchan Scenario 2 came closest to what exists today the Limited Use option for the maximum community participation plus some v And a third choice Unlimited whereby the park would be developed within and within the character of New to attract tourists who stay spend more money and make the park self student Ann Adams Hinman Island Park was judged to be deteriorating the because its the most All three narrators were careful to point out these were only examples of what might be All three scenarios stressed the need for something called edge definition fewer entrances and more clearly defined park perhaps even a physical barrier around the park for the Procommunity And all three directions depended heavily on the ob servation that Landa Park was the the the physical and mental focal point of New as Greg narrating for the Limited Use put Citizens from all neighborhoods can gather Its a common denominator for the whole Schadt The decision can only be made by A commitment to improve the park is the only way future generations will continue to enjoy its rare Callihan told the audience at the end of the li I I m Sunday Taylor Communications 50 cents December HeraldZeitung 123 64 Pages 4 Sections USPS 377880 New Texas m in Senate balks at pay raise WASHINGTON AP The Senate threw in the towel Saturday night on the issue of a proposed pay raise for senators and House opting to delay a decision until There will be considerable debate on the matter before it is finally said Senate Majority RpbjrtjCj By in ggnpuricing The House earlier tossed the issue back to the ending prospects for adjournment of the lameduck 96th On a voice vote and with little the House sent the Senate a strippeddown version of a stopgap spending plan that would prohibit a congressional pay In the Senate was being asked to accept a simple spending measure without a pay raise or an amendment laden bill that contained a pay The Senate had asked the House to Presidential greetings The official 1980 Christmas card from President and Carter features a reproduction of a painting of the White House as it looked in The painting hangs on the wall in the Oval More than cards were created by American Greeting for the They also designed a card for Vice President Walter Previously the company desinged Christmas cards for President Lyndon Inside BIRDS AND accept the more complicated but without the pay the House sent back the streamlined package after fonaally asking that negotiators from both chambers to meet on the Byrd said the negotiators may try to meet Sunday afternoon in order to have a compromise This is something pf a holding j action while we take other said Jamie chairman of the House Appropriations The uncertainty over when ad journment might come was illustrated while the House was in recess pon dering its next A group of nine Republican congressmen gathered in the well of the House and began singing Christmas including Jingle Bells and Santa Claus is Coming to In a surprise the Senate voted 62 to 8 to force further negotiations with the House on the politically sensitive pay raise The Senate at first voted 57 to 14 to reject the entire stopgap spending bill of which the pay raise is a On the senators decided to separate the issues and accept all of the spending bill except the pay This apparently averted a threat of disruption of federal Without the stopgap a number of gover See Page 16A No attempt to override Busing rider brings Carter veto WASHINGTON AP President Carter vetoed a billion spending bill because of an antibusing rider saying we should not turn back the clock to an era when the Department of Justice stood passive in civil rights The presidents veto message was shunted aside into the House Ap propriations Committee when it reached Capitol without any to override the veto in the closing hours of the 96th Congressional leaders had said all along they believed the administration had enough support to sustain a veto of the and the funds it would have appropriated have been provided in other The bill would appropriate money for the Departments of State and the federal courts and other The amendment would prohibit the Justice Department from taking part in court cases that could result in crosstown busing of children as a means of desegregating A stopgap measure providing money for these and other departments without imposing the busing ban was approved by a HouseSenate con ference committee and sent to the House floor on Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti had recommended a veto of the saying it would cripple the efforts of the Justice Department to desegregate In his veto the president the antibusing amendment would impose an unprecedented prohibition on the power of the president of the United States and the attorney general to seek a particular remedy in the federal Throughout my administration I have been committed to the vigorous enforcement of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution and of our civil rights Carter Carter said he believed busing should only be used as a last resort in school desegregation But busing even as a last resort is not the real issue he The real issue is whether it is proper for the Congress to prevent the president from carrying out his constitutional responsibility to enforce the Con stitution and other laws of the United Presidentelect Ronald Reagan has indicated he would sign such legislation if it ever came to his Fund established to aid fire victim Comal County Legal Secretaries Association has begun a fund to help a member Charlotte San who lost her possessions in a fire which destroyed her home last She lost with the exception of the clothes on her back and her which she happened to have the keys for at the time of the fire so she could get it Martha president of the For this members of the association have set up a bank account in Charlottes name at Guaranty State The association itself has not yet had a chance to vote on the fund since our next meeting is not until Hoehne Those wishing to contribute should tell bank tellers they want to deposit money in the special charity fund for Charlotte Hoehne Close to has been deposited since the fund was set up Hoehne By JACQUELINE SMITH writer Although toe Legislative Budget Board is proposing a 23 percent in crease in teachers toe president of a local educators group says it is not what it In toe figure 23 percent is misleading to toe Annette president of toe New Educators Association and teacher at New Braunfels High First of the governor puts out a big press release saying that teachers are going to get a 23 percent but what most people dont realize is that this increase is for two years since toe legislature doesnt meet but every two she And its just not enough She Even if you divide that 23 percent by two that is still not enough to keep up with toe rate of inflation since inflation is more than 12 she Teachers aje not getting all of that 1 Richey Part of that increase teachers would already even if the legislature didnt give us any she Since there is a 5 percent increase already built into the pay grades the scale on which teachers are were actually getting only a 6 per cent she Richey is not alone in her feelings about the proposed Members of tee Texas state Teachers Association said last week Pay increase local teacher says
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