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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 23, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Inc Leaky roof threatens county equipment Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Bate Bond hopes it doesnt By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Comal Commissioners have declared a state of emergency at least as far as the Courthouse roof is They did so Thursday after hearing from County Auditor Bate Bond that valuable computer equipment stored in his office and in the District Courtroom was in danger of being Bond told commissioners Thursday that 21 holes had been spotted on a 350 squarefoot portion of roof over his office where valuable computer equipment was I notice its a little cloudy out this said who requested that commissioners call Thursdays special And he said half Im not really willing to wait 10 days to get the roof Normally commissioners are required to go out for bids on ser vices or products valued at over The law also requires that they advertise in local newspapers for 10 days for such But by declaring the roof situation an Commissioners Court could legally bypass calling for County Judge Max Wommack We never know when it will rain and we have several thousands of dollars worth of equipment in the Id hate to see it damaged by Wommack said and suggested they declare the roof situation an After hearing from Bond that the equipment stored in his office amounted to more than and that the equipment in the courtroom was worth in excess of commissioners were more than willing to declare such an They were also concerned when Bond told them that rain could trickle down from his office to the district courtroom on sccohcl ftodr and on the new carpet in the In addition to declaring a state of emergency for the Com missioners also authorised Bond to check with area roof contractors about prices for roof Bond said after contacting con he would submit the cost results to County Judge Max Ill get with the judge and well decide what to said Bond said they would cover the computer equipment until they could get the roof New Braunffels New Texas 144 16 Pages FRIDAY July 1982 25 cents USPS 377880 Reward offered Murder information worth By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer A reward has been offered by the Secret Witness program for information leading to the arrest of involved in the murder of Arnulfo ShortyLalio The program was organized several years and is very similar to Felix Roque said We are offering the but cannot promise anonymity to those who come forth with information that could be used as of 1354 died July from injuries he incurred from a beating he took between 12 arid 2 July The homicide ruling was based on autopsy findings Weve narrowed down the time element from 12 to 2 but were still not sure of a Roque except it was probably near Martinez was seen in the 1500 block of West San Antonio Thursday After the he came to his sisters residence around 5 the police and medical assistance were not summoned until around Roque said Martinez family was not aware of the seriousness of his Maiitinez was taken to McKenna Memorial but later transferred to Methodist Hospital in San Antonio where he died at The murder case was not presented to Thur sdays Comal County Grand Roque because we didnt feel any of the testimony we had so far could lead to the indictment of Persons with helpful information as to the whereabouts of Martinez between 12 and 2 or any other facts that qould lead to the arrest of his are asked to call the New Braunfels Police at or the Criminal V Eneino Park Subdivision trying to get out of CISD By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Trustees of the Comal Independent School District are standing pat on Encino Park much to the dissatisfaction of residents who would like to be part of San Antonios Northeast Four Encino Park including developer Lloyd Denton and consultant Wendell came Tuesday to see whether trustees would act on a detachment petition presented in You asked me to get with our attorneys on CISD superintendent Edgar Willhelm told the They recommend at this and I also that we take no action regarding Encino None of the trustees proposed any and the four spectators left without Were not sure what our next step will said Davis in a telephone Encino Park is a subdivision caught between two school Part of it is already in the Nor theast The rest cuts across a peninsula of CISD territory which protrudes southward into Bexar in some cases bisecting individual The 10 residents who signed the June petition to say nothing of project developers want to detach Comal ISO boundary line Comal County line the entire peninsula and make it Northeast They see the distances to Bulverde and Smithson Valley schools as unreasonable in view of fact that Northeast has campuses less than five miles to the The developers say the CISD lots arent selling and think the un familiar school district is part of the reason The petitioners dont really need CISDs per mission to detach the authority lies with the Bexar County Commissioners But theyd like the blessing of both school The one thing thats being lost is that were trying to do this properly and elicit the un derstanding of everyone involved starting with the Comal said Peter who brought the petition to the Were hoping the board of trustees will see the human side of There are also practical If he can get the cooperation of this and of the Northeast ISO that will make his walk through the commissioners court that much said superintendent Thus CISD isnt which hasnt been officially claims Our position has and still that we do not initiate those kinds of said Ed See Page 16 Smithson Valley High School Bulverde Elementary and Middle NEW BRAUNFELS cticino Parl NORTHEAST ISO1 Northeast middle and high school campuses Closed for repairs The Dunlap in the early 30s on the Guadalupe is undergoing a major Workers for the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority Staff photo by John Seriter replace timbers on the flood control some of which date back to the dams completion in Inflation in double digits for second straight month WASHINGTON AP Consumer spurred by a big jump in gasoline kicked up a full 1 percent in June for the second straight the government said Even with the strong which amounts to a percent gain on an annual inflation was running at a modest percent annual rate for the first half of this the Labor Department That compares with the percent of last year and percent of Economists are predicting an inflation rate for all of this year in the range of 5 percent to 7 Junes advance in the Labor Depart ments Consumer Price Index was propelled largely by sharply higher gasoline prices which rose a seasonally adjusted percent for the well above the percent gain in May but stil less than the percent peak monthly increase in March the report Fuel oil prices rose percent in June compared to a percent increase in Energy prices had been falling tumbling nearly 15 percent from March 1981 to April But experts had been looking for sizable increases this summer with the tightening of oil stocks and the lessening of the worldwide oil Also kicking up the inflation measure last month were housing which soared 1 lower than the percent increase the previous but still well above the monthly changes earlier in the year which had either declined or risen less than one per centage Home prices climbed percent but mortgage interest rates were off Rents were up the report Food prices were up compared with an percent increase in Prices rose sharply for beef and pork while poultry prices were off Egg prices tumbled for the fourth straight The cost of restaurant meals and alcholic beverages were The June and May increases of a seasonally adjusted 1 percent compared with the tiny percent increase in April and the percent decline in the department For the 12 months ending in v inflation rose new v v If prices rose for 12 straight months at Junes the yearly jump would be The annual rate reported by the department is based on a more precise calculation of monthly changes than the figure the department makes In other todays report reflecting the big jump in gasoline New car prices climbed percent and prices for used cars were up Automobile finance charges rose after falling earlier in the care costs were up about the same as in the last three Physicians fees rose percent and the cost of hospital rooms was up 1 cost rose a scant percent after falling by percent in Modest increases in apparel services and shoes offset declines in the costs of most types of Growth committee to work on legislation Inside The proposed detatchment area is shaded Qyanne Fry If it hopes to have the Legislature help it the county growth committee will be racing against a fivemonth Jumbo who last March suggested that the Comal County Growth and Development Committee be set recognized this deadline in an interview Its very important for the committee to have recommendations made to Commissioners Court in advance of the 1983 legislative session which will meet in January in the event that they want to propose some type of Evans said after a special Com mississioners Court The yet to be announced members of the steering committee See Page J6 10 1Q 2 J o PUBLIC RELIGIOUS 5 70 TV 10
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