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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 16, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Mitoh womble BOJC campaign visit I By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer l Bill demerits will be making a political swing through New Braunfels The Republican governor is expected to speak at the Civic Center at 10 John one of Clements political said i But all the details of Clements such the time and place of his speech are tenative at this Merritt Comal County chairman of the Clements said in a telephone interview head of Clements roundup said Clements Will probably speak on his record and his plans for the during his New Braunfels Clements wife Rita will be accompanying the Armstrong Hell be speaking about the things hes done while in office the things hes proud of and the issues which concern Armstrong Included in those issues of concern will be the Texas 2000 Armstrong That demographic government study addresses such state concerns as research and development and quality of life in he The reorganization of the educational system of Texas and its emphasis back to basics might also be a topic of Clements Armstrong Clements war on drugs and and Texas relationship with Mexico will probably also be the political aide Texas has such an opportunity for commerce with Mexico and there are so many ways we each said Clements has probably done more than any other individual in the United States in this The president is falling along the same Armstrong In conjunction with Armstrongs stop in New Braunfels it was announced that Schumann had been named as the Comal County Chairman for the Clements an insurance agent with the Minnesota Mutual Life Insurance serves on the Lower Colorado River Authority Board of He is also a member of the New Braunfels Chamber of Noon Lions Club and Comal County Texas Exes He also served on the New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees from Schumann is president of the New Braunfels Industrial The governor is very effective because he is a leader and a sucessful Schumann said in a Clements campaign news Armstrong spoke at the New Braunfels Smokehouse Restaurant Thursday before a group of local citizens working to get Clements Included among the local group were former mayors Stanley Woodward and Jack who with Knox who was unable to attend serve as county co chairmen in charge of fundraising for Clements New Braunfels New Texas 139 16 Pages Staffphoto by John Senter JOHN ARMSTRONG aide FRIDAY July 25 cents USPS 377880 Garden City on jease from the citys Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Garden Ridge marks decade of hard work and independence By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Councilwoirian Bobbie Landrum can remember when the City of harden Ridge was just one residential street in the woods north of San Ours was about the sixth house out said who moved there with her family in early Two years she was an officer in the group that led the drive to make Garden Ridge an incorporated with its own independent It was an unusual move in Comal Until April the county boasted a number of unique communities some very but only one incorporated city New i Garden Ridges nearest neighbor once a thriving railroad had been there nearly a century when LadshawMiller Development Company cut Garden Ridge Drive and started We were considered the new kids in the said Im sure they were wondering why we did Retired Air Force Paul first mayor of Garden has an answer for We wanted to establish our own We didnt want anyone else to do it for he By early the growing sub division of Garden Ridge housed nearly 200 It still gave the impression of being a long way from but San Antonio was moving Staff photo by Cindy Richardson FM 3009 provided a clear entrance in as president of the local homeowners took note when the Alamo City took in a corner of our fire department the Bracken Volunteer Fire which still serves Garden Ridge and the surrounding The City of located on the GuadalupeBexar county moved its city limits into Comal within a mile of the ServTex plant on FM San Antonios next planned for May would have put Garden Ridge into the larger citys fivemile extraterritorial making it fair game for future The homeowners association decided it was time to In March of that Davis petitioned County Judge Max Wommack for a vote to incorporate Garden The election was held April 4 in the field office of LadshawMiller Development Company on Timber Rose Incorporation On May in the same the first city officials were There were no printed ballots everyone ran as a writein can Davis was unopposed for Nine men and two women filed for the five aldermens and two men for city Seated on the first City Council were Ben White Roy Herman John Hugman and Arnold Donald for defeated his opponent George That body had its work cut out for The first five years I was in of everything we did had never been done said When you set up a you get a lawyer that knows what hes Garden Ridges choice was Harvey Hardy of San He drew up the original incorporation and helped the city government write the ordinances it needed to get The first ordinance is to establish your said A community that wishes to in corporate itself must have at least 200 and cant take in more than two square miles of To meet those Garden Ridge went outside the original taking in some small ranches and isolated Population at the time of in corporation was There were 125 qualified voters in the and 102 of those cast ballots in the first Other ordinances concerned building street right City fathers spent a lot of time visiting other towns to borrow ordinances and see if they fit Davis All city council members were this time for staggered at the first regular election in Davis served as mayor nearly seven He resigned before the end of his term in to be replaced by mayor pro tern Ben White chose not to run that and the city elected a woman retired Army nurse Betty whos still in office While the council established its seat of government which and still in LadshawMillers portable building on Timber the people See Page 16 Up again Energy costs spark wholesale prices Jurrtp WASHINGTON AP Wholesale propelled by sharply higher energy took off in rising at an annual rate of the government said It was the sharpest rise since March Even with Junes inflation for the first half of the year was a small 25 calculated well under the 7 percent for all of last year and the ll8 percent of gone v to the stinging recessiori aiid to large oil But those stocks are a development reflected in the sharp percent gain posted last month by energy For the first five months of the costs had fallen calculated an Deputy White Housepress secretary Larry Speakes told reporters that over the 12 months ended in producer prices had increased compared with a rise of more than percent during the 12 months preceding v Reagans inauguration in January 1981 Weve always said its best look at these using an annual rate over the past at fluctuations he Speakes said world bnergy prices had dropped in recent months and that this would lead to a lower in flation as measured by producer in coming See Page 16 Park improvement plan gaining steam By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer With two weeks left before an 1 application deadline for state backers of a Hinman Island Park improvement plan are making the lining up support and possible local Leaders of two the City Council and the Hinman Island Park Improvement Coordinating Com are giving the plan their personal The Hinman Island committee will take a fcjrmal vote on whether to approve the project at a meeting at 7 Monday at the Landa Park At a meeting the city Parks and Recreation Advisory Board recommended the project to City Designed by city it calls for a riverfront wall and hillside terraces for erosion hikeandbike access points to get in and out of the Comal and relocation of picnic and playground The estimated cost runs anywhere from to but the state Parks and Wildlife Department has grant money available that would match local funding dollar for Deadline for applying for the state money is City Council will discusshe project and vote on it at a regular meeting July In the Mayor Skip Stratemann See Page 16 Live Oak shootings Suspect thought she was a man SAN ANTONIO AP A woman accused of killing one neighbor and wounding four others insisted she was a man at the time of her arrest and wrote in her private journal that she had returned from the authorities Joyce Ann Van was under guard Thursday at a hospital where she was being treated for a shattered vertebra and two broken She being held under bond on one count of murder and four counts of attempted Police allege she is the woman who burst into a neighbors apart ment in suburban Live Youre going to pay for this you killed all these and then opened fire with a caliber Susan was killed in the Four others were See Page 16 Inside DEAR PUBLIC RELIGIOUS TV
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