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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 4, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunffels New Texas 152 August 2ft cents gMj I Herald 32 Pages3 Sections USPS 377880 Israeli tanks roll into West Beirut By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Israeli tanks and armored troops rolled into west Beirut other units battled toward the PLO stronghold from the north and and artillery and gunboats hammered Yasser Arafats guerrilla enclave from all sides in furious barrages that continued after 15 At least 50 people were killed and 730 wounded the attack and the toll was expected to rise initial police reports cited by Lebanons state radio The broadcast said most of the victims were Israel said its forces suffered 20 soldiers two before the and that as a result of the assault its armor captured a strip 60 yards deep and 600 yards long on a northsouth axis along the Green Line dividing guerrillaheld west Beirut from Christian controlled east Arafat called on every able Palestinian to take up arms and defend west and President Elias Sarkis appealed to President Reagan to stop the fighting and protested what is happening in Beirut where innocent civilians are being subjected to mass killing and Reagans top advisers met in Washington to discuss the which White House spokesman Larry Speakes said makes virtually impossible the conduct of diplomatic We have expressed our profound concern to the government of Israeli guns were firing heavily into the crowded civilian district around Hamra the commercial heart of the Moslem for the first time since the siege correspondents PLO gunners and rocket teams fired back into Christian neighborhoods in east Beirut and into the hillside suburbs where Israeli forces are witnesses An Israeli who was authorized to speak to reporters in east said at midday that no air strikes had been called in for fear of hitting Israeli Twenty Israelis were two of them in the said the who refused use of his The PLO gave no casualty Preceded by bulldozers to clear away PLO 20 to 25 Israeli tanks and armored personnel carriers punched into west Beirut at the Museum midway along the 3mile northsouth Green and witnesses reported battles between Israeli and Palestinian units around the race course area a halfmile past the A PLO communique said the Israelis tried to capture the race but were driven back by the stiff resistance of the The track is on the Cotniche an eastwest boulevard that separates the Palestinian refugee camps on the south from west Beiruts residential and commercial districts to the The Israeli command said the force at the Museum crossing took control of a tall building from which guerrilla snipers fired at Israeli troops in east The command announced that at about 9 3 guerrillas blew up one of their ammunition dumps under a building in the apparently to keep it from the Israeli tanks and armoretj personnel carriers also moved into the port at the northern end of the Green on the edge of the PLO Annexation talks focus on industries is By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer A review of annexation plans and procedures will be held by the Planning and Zoning Commission at its September its members decided Responding to what Commission Chairman David Hartmann termed speculation that General Portland GPI and Gypsum had approached the city seeking of ficials at both companies denied it Already a hard annexation was made even tougher by new state laws in City Council members raised the subject at their July 26 asking whether it was up to them to initiate annexation or up to the Is it our job echoed Commission member John Dierksen Who takes the next step If you feel it needs to be looked why dont we thatthey consider and see what I would Planning and Zoning should1 w initiate Commission member David Not quite a year on Council took its final vote on annexing seven areas into the Months before while voting on an update of the citys master Council voted to postpone annexing areas the Commission recommended for incorporation in 1981 and placed in a 19821985 time Among those areas were the rockcrushing operation of Gypsum and the GPI cement both in the Solms area off Wald Representatives of both companies fought an nexation last saying the city couldnt provide services they didnt already have and was only trying to increase its tax j I heard from a City Council member they Council members were indirectly approached by GPI and They were looking into the possibility of being Where the change of mind came Im not Hartmann Commission members were Im said Gypsum plant manager Jack I dont know anything about Charlie Finch of GPI said he couldnt make an official comment but To the best of my nobody from General Portland has approached anybody with that kind of In an Hartmann wouldnt name the Council member who told him about it and said it was purely Im going to approach them myself and ask them the companies if its gossip or Hartmann Early this GPI settled a lawsuit it brought against Cornal County a tax and is currently similar set i included arV fingers of Krueger Lane extenlling Splms area toward strips Were planned to extend finger annexation to protect the city from encroachment by Schertz or San Planning Director Debra Goodwin said the discussion at the Commissions next meeting will consist of a look at the new state a look at areas programmed for Well get the map back out and go over The jaw now requires a complete service plan to be presented at public detailing how the city will provide such things as police garbage water and sewer At least one public hearing must be held within the area to be which will present some problems for annexing the mostlyrural Krueger Lane Drinkaday club Floating drink stands are summer but Juan Veloz left and John Ortiz have devised a new their stand at 540 Each day they Staff photo by Cindy Richardson sell something Monday it was iced strawberry Lemonade was todays who knows Maybe Inside Dead Heads This is Jerry guitarist for the Grateful one of the longestlived of American rock Despite miniscule commercial the band has one of the most rabid fpllowings of any group Rock critics cant understand Page 8C TV Red ink By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer If every penny set aside in this years New Braunfels Independent School District budget is the district will end up in red But that probably wont district business manager Lonnie Curtis said The expenditures in the 198283 which amount to almost ex ceed the revenue by But that does not mean well end up in the Curtis told school trustees The initial budget will show a he said But by the time the end of the year comes chances are slim that the budget will be NBISD 198283 budget deficit not what it Gurtis says And even if the unexpected happens and the budget is Curtis said the district has reserve funds to cover the expenditures in the This is in addition to reserve funds set aside for Theres a certain amount that is held in contingency in case we do have something costly come he told This years which trustees unanimously approved Tuesday was approximately million larger than last years due to a change in state In previous the district has ap proved three separate budgets athletic and This the district was required by law to pass one general budget which contains the other The inclusion of these two extra budgets in the 198283 general budget added million to the total Curtis ex Almost 60 percent of the total revenue for the 198283 budget will come from state Hendricks The remaining revenue will come from the federal government approximately 5 percent and local sources approximately 36 Hendricks In other business trustees authorized Curtis to advertise for bids for air conditioning the band hall and choir room at New Braunfels Middle The board was not in when it arrived at this Trustees Rudy Reimer and Garland Lloyd both voted against the motion made by Bill New Braunfels Band which has saved approximately for this was asking the districts per mission to install two window unit air Hendricks School officials have a hard time keeping these areas even though Ceiling fans have been area has any Aware of this trustees con sidered installing air conditioning in the band hall and choir room last But after learning that it would cost the district approximately to complete this trustees postponed taking Instead of accepting the band boosters trustees agreed with Hendricks recommendation to advertise for bids See Page 12A Planners approve rezoning for Montessori school They came prepared to turn it but it The Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday recommended a lot at 1095 at the corner of Walnut be rezoned from residential to Cl local business Art and Caila Morgan plan to start a Montessori school with a day care center to keep the kids until their parents can pick them But most commission members were concerned about what kind of signals they would be sending to others interested in commercial use of lots facing Walnut Traffic and parking were also Neighbors at the hearing had no objections to the but said Bridge Street was unpaved at that and making a turn onto the heaviertraveled Walnut Avenue was already Current residential zoning would allow a Montessori school with a maximum of 36 pupils for each fourhour A day care center would limit the number to all The number of people in the area would be the or under the present observed Commission member Joe The Montessori method of teaching emphasizes training of the senses and guidance to encourage rather than rigid control of the childs Art Morgan said he wasnt sure they would need a day care If enough sign up for the they would do without If theres a need for wed like to have frl zoning so we could offer Commission chairman David Hartmann noted other individual lots in the area were rezoned Cl or and wondered if the commission was setting a dangerous Hartmann and Hartigan were sensitive to criticism of spot zoning but Com mission member James Goodbread said the Walnut area was eventually going to be Cl whether we admit it tonight or We should take each case on its I appreciate the conservative but wheres the sense of fair play We did it across the I find it hard to give it to a tortilla factory and not a Goodbread In City Council approved a Com mission recommendation for zoning for a food establishment at 1110 Bridge But Planning Director Debra Goodwin indicated the Manuel was still required to provide adequate street A building permit has not been issued because of Goodbread said the Commission should make a positive statement on com mercial zoning for the one way or the we decide to pull in our See Page tfA   

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