Friday, July 9, 1982

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 9, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Mitch wotnble July 4 weekend busiest yet for police FRV Staff writer We didnt have anything No no That was said Peace Justice Harold But Independence Day weekend was anything but dull for local law enforcement Sheriffs deputies made 96 arrests between 6 July 1 and midnight on July That total includes one bench warrant and seven pre arranged weekend The rest were for driving while in toxicated public intoxication drug possession 9 and a variety of other Ask where theyre its everybody from grumbled Sheriff Walter He said his office would handle about half that many cases in a normal summer He didnt have statistics t6 com pare from last Fourth of but It was much Id than last It may have been but it was also less The 1981 holiday weekend brought five drownings four in Canyon where a San Antonio man drove his family car off a boat ramp into the water and one on the Guadaiupe No drownings were reported this despite the large number of people participating in water There was one serious skiing ac resulting in an almost severed hand for Cynthia Pousardieu of San And a San Antonio man required hospital treatment after falling out of his boat into the State highway troopers worked 12 traffic accidents July as com pared to 10 last New Braunfels city police handled 14 in and 14 in In most victims received only minor The sheriffs office charged four people with possession of and five for other controlled sub Two suspects were charged with burglary of a motor and three with unlawful carrying of There was one case of giving alcohol to a minor one of fleeing a police officer and one unauthorized use of a motor City police answered 292 calls for service during the July 25 85 more than on the same weekend last The 1981 total included the 14 street 200 traffic tickets and 54 Police made only 34 arrests during the 81 summer DWI cases doubled seven last 14 this Public intoxication arrests jumped from 15 to Five people were arrested in See JULY Page 16 New Braunfels New Texas 134 16 Pages FRIDAY July 29 cents USPS 377880 invasion PLO drops final demands some obstacles still remain By THE ASSOICATED PRESS The PLO has dropped its demands for a political and military presence in Lebanon apparently eliminating the last major obstacle to a guerrilla pullout but Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon still wants to storm west a key mediator said They have dropped the con former Prime Minister Saeb Salam told The Associated Press at his west Beirut Themore they the more Sharon Sharon is totally intent on his military He wants to exterminate the PLO and thousands of people in As he Israeli tanks and guerrilla rocket launchers changed barrages around Beiruts paralyzed airport and the nearby Bourj el Barajneh The Tel Aviv command said Israeli forces also traded sporadic gunfire with Syrian troops in eastern Most of the Syrian troops dispatched to Lebanon six years ago to police the armistice that ended the 197576 MoslemChristian civil war have regrouped in eastern Lebanon following bloody clashes with the Israelis during the first weeks of the 5weekold Salam said the PLO wants to go overland from Beirut to but the guerrilla groups military Saad Say told the Voice of Palestine radio The PLO and its leaders are resolved to stay on in Beirut and Lebanon even at the cost of When Israeli invaded June 6 it was believed the operation would be a pushing the guerrillas back from the but Israels deputy chief of Moshe said Thursday that Israeli forces were a long possibly through There was no comment on the reported dropping of PLO conditions either from Israel or the Palestine Liberation which has been negotiating through Salam and Lebanese Prime Minister Shafik Wazzan to arrange a pullout of the estimated guerrillas to stave off an assault by Israeli Israel had rejected PLO demands to have a political bureau in Beirut and two units in the Lebanese army and communicated the rejection to the negotiators at the presidential palace in outside Wazzan drove from his west Beirut office to the palace ending a fiveday boycott of the It said Israeli forces at the behest of presidential envoy Philip Habib let Wazzans motorcade through the Galerie Semaan crossing Beiruts southern then closed maintaining a fuel and food blockade of west Beirut for the sixth Wazzan had accused Habib of insisting that any peacekeeping force enter Beirut after the guerrillas thereby leaving the estimated Moslem civilians who remained vulnerable to reprisals from Christian militiamen in east President Reagan confirmed earlier this week that he was willing to commit troops to a multinational force to oversee a peaceful withdrawal of PLO guerrillas from west Beirut by Reports said the guerrillas would first go to the Syrian port of Latakia then disperse throughout the Arab See Page 16 j Goal drop it will do almost especially during the summer months when everythings already been done Kim Caffey has found a new You shimmy up Staff photo by John Senter a football swing out to the and drop Erik Buster and Curt Caffey watch as the Reagan delays rail strike SANTA AP By invoking his power to temporarily avert a nationwide freight President Reagan is hoping a set tlement can be reached in the dispute between locomotive engineers and the railroad Reagan interrupted his vacation at his mountamtop ranch 20 miles from here Thursday to sign an executive order creating a presidential emergency board to investigate the The presidents taken three days before a threatened triggers a 60day cooling off Any walkout during that period would violate federal The presidents power to forestall a strike is part of the Railway Labor It was the presidents view that a railroad strike would have an im mediate impact on the said White House deputy press secretary Larry He considers the railroad industry crucial to the Reagan signed the order shortly after the National Mediation Board sent him its findings that a strike would virtually shut down rail freight movement in the United The contract dispute between the engineers and 10 rail lines centers on work and working con Speakes Mediation ef forts began last December and ran through he A strike by the BLE Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers threatens substantially to interrupt interstate commerce to a degree such as to deprive a section of the country of essential transportation said a written statement issued by White House officials in California with the The president is expected to name the three members of the factfinding board next They would have 30 days to study the issues and develop and the union and industry then would have 30 days to consider the boards The engineers had scheduled a walkout for EOT Before Reagans Bill first vice president of the said the union absolutely would abide by the nostrike ban and the ac companying cooling off No surprise Final 1980 census statistics show impressive jump in local population Bell drops rate appeal Inside AUSTIN AP Attorney General Mark White said today Southwestern Bell Telephone has agreed to drpp its appeals of 1980 and 1981 rate orders issued by the Public Utility White said in a statement the agreement between Bell and the PUC to dismiss the appeals could save customers more than The agreement has been en dorsed and s supported by the Texas Municipal Leagues Southwestern Bell steering committee as being in the best interest of all cities affected by the White As part of the he Bell will withdraw its appeal of the 1981 rate order in which it requested million in additional revenues and million in refunds of temporary rates ordered by the White neither Bell nor the PUC would appeal an April district court decision that denied a claim by Bell for an additional million but upheld Bell claims for approximately DEAR PUBLIC RELIGIOUS TV By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer The 1980 census figures for population and housing here have been deemed final two years after they were New with grew by one fourth in the The typical citizen was 32 years and was more likely to own a home than rent A copy of the figures was received by City Planning Director Debra Goodwin this and she distributed them to members of the Planning and Zoning Commission In slightly more than onethird of New Braunfels population was a fact sure to be noted when the citys Charter Review Commission is formed to work on a plan for a singlemember district election system City Council decided to create the panel at its June 7 meeting to look into the possibility of replacing the atlarge system of electing Council none of the Council members are MexicanAmerican in a city that counted MexicanAmerican citizens in No figures from 1970 are available for since it wasnt counted as a distinct racial group by the It still in In the 1980 Spanish origin was a separate category from Of the who listed their origins as were 18 were Puerto two were Cuban and the remaining 253 were other meaning various Latin American Black citizens numbered 356 in down from the 369 counted 10 years In New Braunfels had 39 American two one In the Eskimos were counted as Indians and there were 29 The number of Japanese in the city increased by 50 percent in the last but you probably didnt notice there were two in three in The final figures for 1980 also include three one three four from two Hawaiian and five And a big jump from the 78 other recorded in In there were occupied housing units in the of them Eightysix other homes were vacant and for 142 were vacant and for 157 were held for occasional use and 240 were just plain vacant for other The most common rent charged for housing here was between and per month 426 of the rent houses cost that but 96 housing units here carried a rent of less than and 365 of them cost between and to Of the owneroccupied not counting homes with a com mercial or office mobile or hdmes on 10 or more the census reported were valued between and more than any other An additional 618 were valued in the to There were 245 owneroccupied homes valued at less than 392 valued between and another 439 valued between and and 501 valued from to