New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 15, 1982

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

August 15, 1982

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 15, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Inc West End Minority neighborhood not what you residents say By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer The West Some folks live their entire lives in New Braunfels and never Walk through it It is a neighborhood tucked out of sight by geography and But as New Braunfels examines a possible switch to the district method of electing City Council the West End will inevitably be It is 100percent according to 1970 census mostly MexicanAmerican with a bare handful of German and black Thats the highest minority concentration anywhere in the Most of the residents have lowtomoderate in The 1980 census broken down into block arent available but a doorto door survey of income levels made in indicated threefourths of the households there earned less than a Its a poor in a said Joe of 2656 as he visited a friends house on Katy its Look at the They put a patch on and when it rains it washes A resident here for 11 he was one of a dozen citizens interviewed at random in the area Wednesday Asked if he favored electing Council members by he That idea sounds good right Have each Councilman speak for a section Of They can tell the problems like The money isnt spent where its a lot of city money goes to Landa the golf I know a lot of people like to play Most around here We could use it somewhere like upgrading the But I havent seen almost million was poured into the West End for drainage and street improvements in 1978 and under a federal Community Development Block The citys 1980 ap plication for another to complete the project was turned Asked if a MexicanAmerican could be elected today under the present atlarge DeLeon I dont think You cant be covering every It takes a lot of Other West End residents felt the same Theyd like to see a MexicanAmerican on the but most felt it was impossible under the current election Many admitted to voting only rarely or not at The last MexicanAmerican to be elected to City Council at by voters in the entire was Alvaro Garza in Six other candidates Joe Sandy Leonardo Nora Roberto Molina and Lorenzo Yankee Camarillo were defeated in eight attempts since Garza himself was unseated in i river mishap injure two visitors Two men rode in two different ambulances to McKenna Memorial Hospital after a one car rollover on River Road The New Braunfels Emergency Medical Service transported a 21 yearold Port Hood man who suffered multiple The Canyon Lake EMS carried the other and reports on his condition were not available Saturday The accident occurred at one mile north of Mountain Breeze Another young reportedly involved in a river was taken from McKenna to Methodist Hospital in San An tonio at by a tfew Braunfels Technicians said the 20yearold patient had stable fractures 6t six cervical Vertebrae and lacerations to the New Braunfels firemen responded to a mobile home fjre call at Thursday on Highway 46 South at Clear Damage to the occupied by Jeff was confined to a onebytwo foot hole in the table and insulation under the Braunfels New Texas See WEST Page 14A SUNDAY August SO cents 160 68 Sections USPS 377880 r Lebanon AP Lebanon and the PLO rejected Israels latest conditions for ending the siege of Beirut as a ceasefire held Saturday just hours before a reported Israeli deadline for a final plan to evacuate the Palestinian The Jewish state left the door open for compromise on how many Palestine Liberation Organization fighters should leave and when a multinational peacekeeping force could be deployed in the Lebanese capital presidential envoy Philip C Habib held a midday conference with Lebanese President Ehas Sarkis and Pume Minister Shafik Wazzan to assess each sides position before Habib left for Wazzan said The gap is steadily narrowing on the terms of evacuating the Palestinian We hope it will soon vanish so the new stage of implementation and the lifting of the mDrom seige Habib arrived Saturday night in where he will hand Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin the latest Lebanese and PLO positions on the evacuation and deployment of an French and Italian peacekeeping force in west Beiruts international telex and lease lines were cut off for seven hours Saturday for unexplained Associated Press correspondent Nicolas Tatro reported the city was completely quiet Saturday under a ceasefire established Thursday to halt the heaviest Israeli air raid since Israel invaded June t is close tbtne could begin as early as Tuesday if Habib was successful in his talks with Israeli As Safir said Israel had given Habib until 5 Sunday 11 EDT 72 hours after the latest ceasefire went into effect to finalize the evacuation Israeli opposition leader Shimon returning from meetings in Washington with President Reagan and Secretary of State George told an Amsterdam news conference he was encouraged that a solution is Government who requested said Lebanon had rejected an Israeli demand that the peace force be deployed after the bulk of the PLO guerrillas had The PLO refused to give Israel the names of guerrillas to be and also turned down Israels demand that an Israeli jet pilot captured in the days of the Lebanon war and of nine israeii soldiers killed in Israels 1978 invasion of southern Lebanon be handed over to Israel as a precondition for the See Page 14A All the fighters TUNISIA Unspecified number NORTH YEMEN and SOUTH YEMEN Unspecified number Sudan and Egypt have previously refused to accept any fighters unless the evacuation was Had to a comprehensive plan to solve the Palestinian problem Joe Rogers Stratemann Predictable turnout reelects incumbents Stratemann They were both shooins even with four percent voter Four hundred fiftyfive politically active citizens reelected Joe Rogers and Skip Stratemann to the New Braunfels City Council on The rest of the citys registered voters never made it to the The victories werent unexpected both candidates ran each got some competition in the final who served the past year as mayor of New got 416 votes for Place Betty Lou one of the founders of the Coalition for Rivers Environment Protectors received nine writein and former three term council member Wilburn Fischbeck got Another write in vote was cast for Smokey for Place proved more popular than with 432 votes in his who lost the 1979 elec tion to got one vote for that Rushing got as did Jan a Gruene area resident who has been vocal on matters of Barbara another Gruene got one vote for Place Twentytwo citizens cast absentee all voting for Stratemann and 18 voting for Election day box totals were as follows Methodist Church Place 6 Rogers Place 7 Stratemann Ninetyrtwo ballots were with no writein Presbyterian Church Place 6 Rogers Fischbeck Place 7 Stratemann Davis 1 and Rushing This box had the largest with 230 ballots Eagles Hall Place 6 Rogers Rushing Estes 2 and Place 7 Stratemann Rushing Fischbeck A total of 111 people voted at this Tax struggle WASHINGTON AP A SenateHouse tax negotiating committee backed away from tackling the fabled threemartini lunch Saturday and neared the end of its still unsure how to deal with unemployment leasing and cigarette Meeting well into the night in a room packed with television cameras and lobbyists representing hundreds of the committee struggled to complete a compromise package of tax and revenue increases totaling billion over three years the largest revenueraising measure in peacetime The committee to exempt from the new 10percent withholding on interest and dividends any account that earns less than a year It had earlier set a a Senate amendment that would have reduced from 12 months to six months the minimum time an asset must be held before profits from its sale qualify for special capitalgains tax to retain a provision allowing a person to avoid tax on up to in publicutility stock dividends that are reinvested in the the minimum tax on cor porations by reducing by 15 percent the value of certain such as the oil depletion Senate burn midnight oil hammering out tax package During a nearly 18hour session that ended just before 9 the conference committee voted to preserve the full deduction for business meals the threemartini lunch and ap proved higher taxes on telephone airline passengers and the insurance Congressional leaders hoped to build supported the tax increase by adding extra unemployment benefits to the Another proposed sweetener was to moderate the Senateapproved doubling of the eightcentapack cigarette Members of the conference committee spent little time Friday night and Saturday morning in public The House and Senate delegations would meet separately in private to consider proposals and went public only to announcement agreements and make new there was almost no public debate on any part of the Before miring down in disagreement over several business tax the conferees wrote into the bill stricter limits on the deduction allowed for medical Beginning next only expenses that exceed 5 percent of adjusted gross income up from 3 percent could be The flat deduction of up to for half of medical insurance premiums would be eliminated the full cost of insurance could be deducted only if lumped with other ex penses to meet the 5 percent Also approved were the 1 percent federal tax on telephone service in 1983 through 1985 and then letting it 8 percent tax on airline up from 5 percent a 5 percent tax on air the level before that tax expired in 1980 a tax on ternational departures for noncommerical a tax of 12 cents per gallon on aviation up from 4 cents and a 14cent levy on jet twice the amount before the 1980 expiration of that The money is earmarked for airport development and airway safety im on use of taxexempt indrstrial development bonds and a cut in depreciation deductions for property financed with such series of changes in taxation of insurance which will cost those firms more than billion over the next three some of the tax benefits highearning professionals now gain by sheltering as much as a year in taxdeferred pension The tax which includes billion in spending chiefly for health care for the elderly and the is part of President Reagans plan for revitalizing the Inside Todays Forecast No relief is in sight for today and both expected to be sunny and Winds today will be from the south at 1015 Tonight will be Fridays high was with an overnight low of 77 and a peak of 103 degrees at 4 Highs today and Monday are also expected to be in the 100 degree with tonights low predicted in the mid 7B DEAR Faust change Mannino replaces Bobbins at hotel By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer Harold Robbins is and Chuck Man nino of San Antonio is in as general manager of the Faust who had previously worked on the Chamber of Commerce was hired to manage the hotel in early but was asked to resign Contacted Thursday at his home in San Robbins I was asked to so I My plans are very he but I can say I will stay in New Braunfels and work in something pertaining to the hospitality While at the Robbjns staffed the tourism and convention Before coming to New he was director of the municipal advertising committee for the San Antonio Chamber of the youngest Sergeant Major E9 to retire from the brings to the over 25 years of experience in food and beverage His military career was highlighted by his appointment to the personal house staff of the Supreme Allied Commander of four Lauris in There he served such dignitaries as President and John President and Dwight and the Duke and Duchess of Wind His civilian career in food and beverage management includes positions with the Wilcjwood Country Club in to Turtle Creek See Page MA ;