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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 20, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas crop lax Ct Nitonwomble tiox V Hinman Island improvements closer By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer Even without sortie expected Help from the private the City of New Bratihfels could come up with the money f of iarilHiyiari Island Park development City Manager Delashmutt told a park committee In his strongest endorsement of the project since his staff began working on it last Delashmutt said the availability of matching state funds to improve the park made it a now or never Meeting with less than half its membership the Hinman Island Park Improvement Coordinating a body that last met in voted to support the Five committee plus City Council members Gerald Schaefer and Joe absorbed a briefing on the proposal from Don city parks With this cost estimated at Chairman Russell urged those present to get in touch with other committee members to enlist their respective civic groups and organizations in a search for The grant if City Council approves it will be submitted in time to meet an 1 deadline for a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department But the city will need to commit itself tb funding its half of the Delashmutt said Council action could unlock budgeted for park plus already ear marked for Hinman Island Possible gifts of from the Wurstfest Association and from the Rotary Club still leave unaccounted but Delashmutt said there were some other possible funds Im not at liberty to discuss without bringing it to Council Suppose the from Wurstfest and Rotary is Can we raise the rest asked David Hart the committee You are on Rotary and Wurstfest committee member Carroll Hoffman One way or well get the Delash mutt The city will ilse every possible means to fund plus whatever help we get from those civic Thisll be our last Wurstfest has indicated theyre willing to work with the and Rotarys answer could come by the end of the he The project calls for a metal faced with to support an eightfoot jogging trail along the Comal with three sets of steps providing access to the Simon said the development would control crowds by separating different types of activity sun New Braunfels Herald New Texas 141 picnic and playground areas would be clearly defined arid out of each others The people are there and we have to cope with Most cities that apply for the grant do it with the idea of drawing but thats riot our problem Simon The news media was cautioned not to describe the purpose of the project as erosion Although it would have the effect of reducing wear and tear on the ComalRivers any mention of erosion control may hurt our chances for the Simon For purposes of the Parks and Wildlife it was described as a recreational facility development Weve been procrastinating on this for a good Right nows the time to Rogers Schaefer said of the It looks if we can afford And since this may be the last well afford TUESDAY July 25 cents 14 Pages USPS 377880 London bombing Nine dead IRA claims credit LONDON AP IRA one packed with tore through a mounted cavalry unit and a military band in two London parks killing nine wounding 36 and sending victims and horses flying through the police In the House of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher condemned the Irish Republican Army and declared These callous and cowardly crimes have been committed by evil and brutal men who know nothing of democracy and we shant rest until they are brought to Scotland Yard said three people were killed in the attack on the queens Household Cavalry in Hyde including at least two and that civilians were among the Police said six people were killed at the bandstand blast in Regents and one witness said all were The passing of the Household resplendent in silver breastplates and crimson attracts hundreds of local and foreign Hyde Park every day for the changing ofthe guard At horses were killed by the nail which was placed in a parked The outlawed Irish Republican Army claimed responsibility for the Hyde Park and British police said the second bomb also was the work of the which has been fighting for 13 years to oust Britain from Northern The bombings occurred on a bright summer day and William commander of Scotland Yards antiterrorist said there was no He said the car that blew up was packed with 10 pounds of explosive containing four1 tosixinch The bomb at Regents where London Zoo is went off at a bandstand where the Royal Green Jackets regiment band was playing for dozens of including many elderly One Ronald said Iwas just sitting in a deckchair looking at the band when everything seemed to come up from the bottom of the bandstand and blow right in the air the the A leg came within five feet of It was blown right There were mangled bodies all over the There were soldiers lying there with all their intestines Miriam a witness to the Regents Park There was such a tremendous crash I couldnt believe A witness to the Hyde Park bombing said Horses were literally thrown in the air were all over the There was blood It was The blast occurred ahalfmile from Buckingham Palace while the queen was in palace spokeswoman Ann Neill She said the ex plosion shook the palace The bomb went off at 11 5 CDT in a parked car a few yards from the passing cavalry See Page 14 view A truck passes over the old Solms Bridge with the General Portland plant in the The culvert and the dirt are part of the materials already delivered to the site of the new Solms to Staff photo by John Senter be built just to thenorth of the present The bridge is to be completed by the Comal County Road Department in four Jail plans Population research first step By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer For the next couple of Comal County will be under the watchful eye of Austin These of the firm of Fatter and will be conducting a demographic study that will eventually be used to plan for a new county Phil of the architectural introduced his companys proposal for such a study before Commissioners Court Before he presented the Scott asked that Commissioners not discuss the proposal but instead review it until next when he plans to be back in court to answer their questions concerning the told will give them an indication of population growth impact Of recreational populations and an idea of how big a new jail would have to be to meet current and future Although the results of the demographic study will be used mainly for jail Scott said that the study is something that should stand alone so that any agency in the county could use it for planning Until his firm gets more in volved in the Scott said he would not be able to suggest possible land sites on which to build the new Youll probably be going into an industrialized commercial Scott told See Page 14 Second Amdro handout set Just when the fire ants thought it was safe to come out Comal Commissioners have begun planning for the countys second shipment of fire ant in Commissioners will distribute a fire ant Saturday from 8 til noon at the County which is located on Highway ap proximately miles west of New Comal County has received pounds of Amdro from the Texas Department of County Judge Max Wommack announced Unlike the first shipment sold in the county did not receive any he Even though the county is getting more insecticide in this commissioners still set limits Monday on how much one person could County residents will be limited to one Hvepound bag of Ranchers and others owning large areas of may buy up to 24 pounds one case of Those wishing to purchase up to 24 must bring proof of their such as a receipt from the tax commissioners Comal County along with numerous other counties is getting the insecticide at reduced cost from the Texas Department of The county in turn agreed to sell the insecticide at a a pound to county JACQUELINE SMITH MB resident dies after beating By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer Arnulfo Shorty of 1354 Katy died Monday as a result of a beating he received sometime Thursday night or early Friday mor Early this the New Braunfels Police Department Criminal Investigation Division received word Martinez death had been ruled a based on autopsy findings Monday af Martinez died at Monday in Methodist Hospital in San Martinez whereabouts from late last Thursday night to the early morning hours of July are still Detective Felix Roque said He was seen at the Daily Double on West San Antonio Thursday and then we lose him until he showed up at his sisters residence on Katy Street all beat up around 5 Roque The detective stated the police were not called since Martinez family members werent fully aware of the seriousness of his in around the police and the Emergency Medical Service were Martinez was takerr to McKenna Memorial but was later transferred to Methodist Obvious injuries were to Martinez Roque A full autopsy staling the of death wont be available for two the case will be taken before the Comal County Grand slated to convene We are working it the until we find out Roque But if we discover through that Martinez was robbed in the the charge could advance to capital But right its a murder and we are soliciting anyone who might have seen Martinez Thursday or might have witnessed the Roque Contact with the Criminal Investigation Division may be made by calling 625 County Appraisers given raise by boards 32 vote ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer Chief appraiser Glenn Brucks took a hard line on salary increases at Mondays budget hearing for the Comal County Appraisal Acknowledging directors previouslyvoiced opposition to increases in Brucks gritted his teeth and asked for an acrosstheboard raise More than half his employees came to Directors gave him to work with and they did it without increasing the under The vote was split Directors Charles Lewis who had taken the strongest position against salary hikes and Arnold Moos voted against George Erbens motion to allowthe The other three directors apparently felt Brucks had made a good He backed it up with statistics from Travis and Hays county as well as a statewide survey from the State Property Tax Before the increase was voted Brucks 1983 payroll budget came to He calculated this to be percent of the total In the six districtshe salaries accounted for 49 to 61 percenl of 1983 budget Brucks also compared the number of property parcels handled by each district to the number of employees in its For Comal with some parcels and 14 the ratio was parcels to one Ratios in other districtsranged from per employee Taylor County to per employee Wilson The state survey took entire appraisal district operations and broke them down into average cost per coming up with a statewide average of Brucks found that Comal County is spending per parcel Guadalupe per Each of the other three he checked averaged more than He had budgeted in a contingency fund for possible merit as per a suggestion made by directors in With its split the board agreed to move that money to the payroll section of the The additional also came out of the con tingency Brucks had put there for hoping to find a bigger office some time next Do you really need a contingency fund asked board chairman Leroy Goodson in the middle of the payraise Not if you want to put it in Brucks I guess I could put up with this building for one more That leaving in the contingency was Two injured in cycle wreck Two New were injured in a motorcycle accident at Monday in the 200 block of Peace Charles Patrick the motorcycles of 183 Rosewood was in stable con dition at McKenna Memorial Hospital His Phillis also taken to was treated and The motorcycle made a right turn onto Peace from Landa Park and was headed north on when Ihe driver liit a slick spot in the road and lost control of the The cycle then slid out from under the See Page 14 Inside TV
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