Thursday, July 8, 1982

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 8, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas still up in the air By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer The date for the public hearing to discuss no parking on River Road still hasnt been But whatever the the hearing will probably be well attended especially since just talking about setting the date drew interest in Commissioners Court Since the court proposed no parking along River Road last three county commissioners have changed their minds about the courts earlier With the exception of Jumbo who was absent Wednesday com missioners are taking a second look at the ideas proposed by the the citizens and businessmens River Road River Road resident Joe Davis is head of this The committees recom presented to the court in early call for no parking in hazardous at bridge dangerous where there is heavy side tight squeezes caused by cliffs and trees or obstacles and anywhere that there is no clearance to legally See RIVER Page 14 Orville HeitkampoutlinesThis viewsori River Road parking Staff photo by Cindy Richardson New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeituno 133 Pages THURSDAY 1982 25 cents 133 USPS 377880 Budget battle Compromise resolution Loeffler says By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer Tom Loeff ler described the federal budget making process Wednesday at lunch with the Rotary Club giving his audience a preview of future Congressional the deputy whip for the Republicans in the House of said he spent 10 grueling days in closeddoor sessions with other Congressmen to come up with a com promise budget Although the compromise which he called the 218vote budget because of the number needed to pass it contains things he flatout doesnt he may end up supporting it because it was a con sensus he Loeffler Weve spent long hours bridge between the White the Republican Congressional and Democrats known as the Boll Weevils for their support of Reagans budget and taxcut initiatives last who faces Democrat Charlie Stough in said in an interview he didnt think electionyear pressures would cause that bridge to I admire them the Boll Weevils and I enjoy working with Theyre like me theyre not thinking of the theyre thinking of the he His current tour of the 21st still the largest in began 10 days ago and will end Congressional redistricting removed north Bexar County voters from the district and added Midland and Presidio Comal County is on the districts eastern The Reagan administration has a handle on inflation but high unemployment and high in terest rates are now the countrys biggest economic he Loeffler restated his commitment to the ad ministrations New Beginning and ticked off the elements he said were required for economic Rail strike due Sunday Staff photo by John Senter Tom Loeffler explains the compromise budget resolution recovery reduction of the growth of government spending and of burdensome government tax cuts and a tight money fiscal The budget talks included 20 Congressmen from both parties who closeted themselves in a com mittee room and set a goal of reducing federal deficit spending to billion by 1983 and billion by the deficit is running in the neigh borhood of but Loeffler said in an interview the committee used that figure as a worst case and the actual deficit may be There had to be giveandtake from all mem bers representing different political It the compromise contains things many of us dont and are not proud he told his For the compromise includes a billion revenue enhanceiiient package Thats a nice Washington phrase means tax in he Republicans limited that measure to one year Loeffler would rather see the billion come from further cuts in domestic He said in his that defense spending couldnt be considered The compromise doesnt have the force of he Its only a resolution the actual votes on different parts of the budget will be taken and there are already 13 bills cir culating on appropriations The mix has yet to be Any one of these bills that exceeds the presidents guidelines is susceptible to a and we have the votes to sustain he See Page 14 WASHINGTON AP President Reagan will have to decide soon whether to invoke emergency provisions of the Railway Labor Act to avert a strike scheduled for Sunday by the Brotherhood of Locomotive A spokesman for the member union said Wednesday the BLE will stage a nationwide strike Sunday night against more than 100 rail carriers unless Reagan acts to appoint a factfinding Such a under the railway would forestall a strike for 60 Any walkoutlduring that period would be In Los deputy White House press secretary Larry briefed on the issues in the rail1 dispute and oh what a strike would He said Reagan will receive recommendations soon from the National Mediation Asked about the possibility of a rail Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan I am more optimistic than We have faced several strike situations since weve come to Robert chairman of the said today that officials were still gathering data and he ex pected a report would be sent to Reagan Under the the mediation board must conclude that a rail strike would deprive a section of the country of essential tran sportation service before Reagan could appoint fact It looks pretty much like a national rail strike would cause the kind of situation that would justify such a Harris Donovan said We have been consistent in our and to they have all worked out using what I like to call the miracle of collective And I trust that this one We monitor it daily and if it should come to an we that bridge when we come to But in an official of the locomotive engineers union said it would take a miracle to avoid a The matter now rests with the said director of research and education for the got v f raifway and Were following he A strike would have quite an The trains would Davis said these things are not taken lightly by his noting that the last time the BLE struck the rail carriers was in A strike by the engineers would idle virtually all of the nations freight although the federally subsidized freight carrier in the would not be af the National Rail Passenger also would not be directly Negotiations between the railroad engineers union and the National Railway Labor the management bargaining broke down May 26 and the union refused voluntary arbitration by the mediation net in daylight holdup AP The baggyclothed clowns at the shopping center amused children and parents but the laughter ended when the performers abruptly pulled guns on armored car guards and made off with Apparently they were very good FBI spokesman Jeff Kimball said after Wed nesdays They were entertaining kids and their parents for some time as they waited for the guards to come The two clowns were per forming for children in the Donaldsons Crossroads Shopping Center parking lot when the guards from Landmark Security Transport of Pittsburgh waJKed from a Mellon Bank branch at 130 Kimball The clowns then approached in a humorous and pulled out a sawedOf f shotgun and a surprising the he The costumed robbers then joined by a man in street and the three forced the guards into the front of the ar mored car After binding the guards mouth and hands with Ihe three men then drove a short ran the van off the down an embankment and Kimball The guards were unhurt and freed themselves within a very short after the gunmen he Mellon Bank spokeswoman Denise Davis said the guards had just dropped off a customers 1 night deposit bags when the heist occurred in the Washington County community of Peters Townshipr about 15 miles southwest of Before going to the the guards had picked up a bag of checks from a nearby savings and loan association and stopped for some cash from a liquor the of my money was Payis A law forcemeat pfficial who asked not to be identified said was the novel holdup was viewed by many who watched the clowns including They just looked like clowns with white makeup and baggy like they were at the said Madeline whQ wasvating lunch outside when Mw eipwns Garden spot Developers to build lakes on old Holzapfel property By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Garden Ridge may soon have its own lake two in c They wont belong to the Ivy Oaks new owner of the land that once belonged to Eduard would like to see its proposed amenity area managed by nonprofit corporation set up just for that The area will also include three tennis a clubhouse and perhaps a racquetball Ivy Oaks agent Ron Dunlap said it would be open to all Garden Ridge Still very much in the planning the man made lakes are Ivy Oaks latest idea on what to do with a floodprone section of the 68 acre Holzapfel Planning and zoning chair man Bob Kolstad seems with the We did tell them to go ahead and proceed with their said His board met with the developers on June When they get their actual engineering theyll have to bring them to us for Garden Ridge engineer Craig Hollmig took a close look at preliminary and agreed the idea seemed Kolstad The developers plan to move some earth to create the in attendance at the City Councils Wednesday said the lakes would be dug out to a depth of 10 so that dams could be built as low as The drysport areas will be built Lakes will be eight to 10 feet and stocked with A well and a pump will provide a steady flow of fresh The soil under the area will provide a natural sealer for the bottom of the Dunlap We had some soil tests When they got down to the 10foot they found Del Rio which is a perfect bottom for We had planned to move it in from outside the said the Overflow in times of heavy rain will end up in Apple which has caused some flooding problems in Garden Ridge They feel there wont be any heavier runoff than were getting right The lakes could act as a retentive up to a Kolstad His planning and zoning board will have to be satisfied that the engineering is sound before construction can Ivy Oaks plans to turn the rest of the Holzapfel tract into a highquality residential area with all buried Dunlap said the company hopes to start on the project by early Lake Dunlap level to be lowered Inside The level of Lake Dunlap will be beginning Monday to allow the replacement of timbers on That announcement came from Larry assistant operations manager for the GuadalupeBlanco River Moltz estimated the timber replacement would take up to four with the lake remaining at the lower level during that Similar activities were recently completed on the 1 spillgate at Lake H5 in Gonzales During the seals are minor repairs are made to the gate and wooden timbers are replaced in the face of the Local In pros Former Canyon High AllDistrict pitcher Mike Bormann has signed with the Atlanta and will DEAR now wear the uniform of the Braves farm team in Page 7