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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 1, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas ri L crop Lex I tic Mitch j itfjt iut womble 45430 McDonough permit approval encfs twoyear battle Company to begin construction next year By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer McDonough Brothers was one company which did not slip into Comal County Since the spring of when the SariAntonio based rockcrushing company first announced its intention to construct a plant in Comal McDonough has faced an uphill Despite opposition voiced by county residents and the Chamber of it looks like that battle is McDonough Brother vice president Sam Nctervillc said Wednesday that his company has achieved its needed construction permit from the Texas Air Control which means construction of the Comal County plant will begin probably next When the company first announced in 1980 its many county residents were McDonough Brothers strongest came from the New Braunfels Chamber of Two weeks after being notified of McDonoughs in the Chambers board of directors adopted a policy stating the Chambers opposition to the location of any new crushed stone operations along the Balcones Escarpment in Comal This policy adopted at the boards May meeting was an addendum to the chambers ordinal economic development policy adopted in August of which referred to all categories of economic development with emphasis given to industrial Chamber officials emphasized both then and now that they were not specifically out to get McDonough Brothers they simply did not want any more rock crushing facilities locating in Comal County and Mc Donough Brothers happened to be one of According to this Chamber officials said en couragement should be given only to the most desireablc while discouragement will be given to those industries which might spoil the natural resources and the beauty of this Chamber officials sought help in fighting Mc Donoughs decision to locate in Comal County from the Texas Air Control Before McDonough could begin construction of its proposed acre which will be located north of See Page 14 Chamber officials say struggle was worth it Although it didnt turn out as they would have Chamber of Commerce officials feel some good came of their twoyear struggle to try to keep McDonough Brothers out of Comal Since McDonough a rockcrushing firm based in San has sought to begin construction on a plant in Comal McDonoughs conflicted with the feelings of the which since 1980 has opposed the location of any new rockcrushing facilities along the Balcones Escarpment in Comal despite the efforts of the it looks like McDonough Brothers will be successful in its goal the Texas Air Control Board has granted the company a permit to begin The permit gives McDonough Brother until to begin building their which will be located seven miles north of New Braunfels near the Texas cement Tom executive vice president of the Chamber recently reflected back on the Chambers two year Weve gone all the reasonable routes we felt we could to prevent the continuing addition of mining operations such as this in Comal said Chamber president Mitch Sacco We followed the policy to the point of being In Purdums the Chamber achieved two major objections in this twoyear weve added restrictions on the operations of quarries in this he noted referring to the special provisions placed on the proposed McDonough Brothers plant by The second advantage concerns how quarries are now located and operated in the which will beneficial on the Purdum said some of the quarries in the county have agreed to leave a lip of escarpment between them and IH which obscures vision of the total pit from the John the attorney who represented the Chamber during the TACB hearings last felt one of the good things to come out of all of this was that it brought attention to a critical issue thats going to be affecting us for long Chunn is hoping that the TACB might learn from this See Page 14 New Braunfels New Texas HepaldZeitung 128 14 Pages WEDNESDAY July 25 cents 128 USPS 377880 agan policies not change Let us spray Bryan Cannon takes advantage of a puddle on San Antonio Street to give Steve Hamm a rather damp Almost an inch of rain fell on New Staff photo by John Senter Braunfels prodiving an unexpected break from summer Tax cut to begin today WASHINGTON AP Paychecks are a little fatter today as workers start collecting the second installment of the largest tax cut in If the Reagan administrations forecasts are on the extra money will spark recovery from the worst recession since World War The reduction in the tax withheld from individual paychecks will range from 40 cents for the earner to at the level and The Treasury Department figures a typical married worker with two children and the median family income of about a year will take home an extra a In many the higher Social Security taxes that began 1 and the effects of which nudges workers into higher brackets as their incomes will leave taxpayers no better off than they But President Reagans advisers arc counting on that extra money and the percent increase in Social Security benefits taking effect today to set off a consumer buying spree that would quickly work its way through the firing up idle factories and slashing the high unemployment As he often Reagan promised to defend the third installment of the tax cut scheduled for July 19815 from efforts to change These tax in centives must be They are essential to lasting economic he As for Social Reagan referred to his campaign pledges of 1980 that well protect those benefits and we will protect the integrity of Social We are honoring these Despite his Reagans aides circulated budgetcutting proposals among congressional leaders at private negotiations earlier this year that called for delaying the Social Security costof living increase until The administration expected some of that economic recovery to happen last year when businesses began receiving their share of the tax reduction But business investment is lagging far behind what had been an and for the tax cut to produce the hopedfor results will require con sumers to do what business did not The new tax reduction is the second installment of a multiyear cut enacted last year when fully effective in will slash individual tax rates by an average of 23 WASHINGTON AP President Reagan says he calls the shots on foreign policy and there is going to be no change despite outgoing Secretary of State Alexander Haigs charge that it is off I think we are progressing very well with what it is we are trying to Reagan said Wednesday night during his first televised news conference in seven But the president again declined to discuss the reasons for Haigs resignation last saying the American people had been told everything it that they needed to Reagan disputed suggestions that the United States knew in advance of Israels invasion of Lebanon and approved of Ive given no green light whatsoever to the he He also made clear he is giving serious thought to running for a second term in 1984 because it would be unlike me to think that I would walk away from an unfinished While he said it is too early to make up his he joked that he has advised his aides they should not waste their time reading the helpwanted Reagan said he was sticking with Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan after a special prosecutor found Monday that Dononvan had not done anything to warrant being charged with a even though the prosecutor said there there were a disturbing number of links to underworld I think it would be the most unfair thing in the world for anyone to think he has been anything but unfairly and unjustly Reagan said of his labor He also said he will fight for congressional passage of his proposed tax credits for parents of children in private Its simple fairness to give them a break since they also such also pay taxes to support the public school he The president said the nation was fortunate that former Treasury Secretary George Shultz has accepted his nomination to succeed He said Shultz is a man with great experience and a man of unquestioned In an obvious response to Haigs criticism that Reagan has wandered from the policy course he established when he took the president said he is satisfied he is meeting his There is going to be no change in he Foreign policy comes from the Oval Office and with the help of a fine secretary of While sources close to Haig are saying he feels he was forced into a resignation by the White Reagan said nothing criticial of Haig and didnt mention any policy Reagan praised Haig for a superhuman job of trying to prevent the war in the Falkland His service to his country and his service to the administration have been all that could be he Reagan declined to answer questions on the progress of the negotiations to end the war in Lebanon and save Beirut from further fighting between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Reagan says hes the boss of foreign policy While he said some Arab nations may th Washington knew of Israels it did We were caught as much by surprise as he But he was not otherwise critical of Israels and he seemed to accept Israels ex planation that it launched its invasion to defend itself against artillery and rocket attacks from PLO units in southern Reagan said the PLO had been a government within a government in Lebanon and had pursued aggression themselves across a border by way of rocket firing and artillery Subdivision flea market Bargains thrown to the wind If a stray balloon wanders into your yard this dont just chunk it in the Stick a pin in the skin and find out whats It might be a coupon for a free or a sausage on a An ear of or a trio of Or maybe something more ver satile a percentage discount on the item of your choice at a Giant Garage Sale and Flea Market to be hosted by the Canyon Lake Village Civic The neighborhood organization sent up 50 helium balloons last each one bearing a coupon for use at the July 4 Skies looked stormy when the mwiycolored orbs were Pub president of the Civic said prevailing winds blew most of them toward the It looked real he They went up into those dark and then no telling what happened to theres 50 coupons floating around Even if you didnt find a the Giant Garage Sale has a lot to Residents of Canyon Lake Village have donated a wide variety of trash and as Janowski puts it for customers of almost any age or field of The community also plans a good sized concessions corn on the meat loaf and sno cones will be along with soft Janowski said the club had applied for a temporary beer The sale will be open from 10 to 8 at the community clubhouse on Skyline Proceeds will go toward club ac tivities and whatever worthy causes the association comes up Maybe we can find some charitable projects to put money It depends on how much we take Janowski This is our first time to try Well just see how it he ad We hope to do it next In were calling it our first annual Giant Garage Canyon Lake Village is located miles west of Saltier on FM Inside Local hospitality An 88yearold man pilot still recalls a rather hairy trip he made to New Braunfels back in when pilots and planes were far from com Page TV t i ff t Woman finds thunderstorrri an electrifying experience If you heard a loud thunderclap around Wednesday and wondered where Ihe lightning bolt Ida tell It electrified her front porch and her with Then it set fire to her the lightning di any fuses in the house aC92fi Cross It didnt damage the didnt burn any lights didnt hurt anyone didnt do except start a fire in the stoves I was on the adjusting a sheet of plastic Heep pyer my J heard me thunder and thats when it looked like car headlights shining in niy Walker said in a telephone An eerie haze of static l over the porch my ha she offoFgoes away from Walkers two grandchildren were in the kitchen and JooH The an electric range mVk a gas was on Walker called the fire which with trucks and an ambulance Jn the pouring She smother the 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