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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 17, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas                                Dal la Texas Agreement reported to end Israeli seige By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Lebanese Prime Minister Shafik Wazzan said today that final agreement has been reached on evacuating the Palestine Liberation Organization from Israelibeseiged west But there was no immediate word from which has been demanding that a captured Israeli pilot and the bodies of nine Israeli soldiers be returned before the evacuation Wazzan told reporters the Lebanese government would for mally ask the United France and Italy on Wednesday to provide a multinational peacekeeping We have arrived at the end of Lebanons Wazzan said after meeting In suburban Beirut with presidential envoy Philip We shall report to the Cabinet on the agreement and the evacuation I hope im plementation would then Asked whether the 15day evacuation plan would begin on Saturday as is Wazzan See Page 12 me r op Inc BOX Paul Jahn dies Edwards district founder dead at 89 Paul Jahn By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer Paul instrumental in the formation of the Edwards Un derground Water District and its first chairman of the died Monday night at the age of The Comal Springs ceased to flow in and from that point Pauls main concern was that it never happened said Oliver Haas reflecting over his friendship with the late Paul His motives were never his concerns were in the interests of the Haas He felt the Comal Springs were a valuable resource to this and he was determined to protect the Ed wards Underground Jahn was a forerunner in the creation of the Edwards Un derground Water District EUWD in He served as board chair man for 13 and then three six year terms as a The EUWD shared Jahns concern for but it seems Jahn wasnt too popular with the residents above the or those who lived downstream along the Guadalupe In the 125th anniversary edition of the Jahn recalled being asked to get out of more or The controversy arose from a study of a drought which hit Comal County around and lasted nearly a The Comal Springs went dry in and Jahn figured out the key was the aquifer and its recharge So he took his campaign for a water district to the Texas Water The request was not liked by those residents above the because See Page 12 AV New Braunfels New Texas 161 Zeitung 12 Pages TUESDAY August 29 CMItft USPS 377880 Reagans pitch going unheeded Bicycle inspector Perhaps desiring to trade a life of paddling for a life of this goose at Landa Park seems to be looking over the available selection of Staff photo by Bill Snead Deciding that they werent all they were quacked up to this feathered browser resumed his swimming ways soon Garden Ridge council okays budget By DYANNE FRY Staff writer i The phrase public hearing chills the spine of many an elected evoking visions of screaming hordes venting lifes frustrations on hardworking represen Thats not the way it happened at Garden Ridge Monday City Council held its revenue sharing and budget and no one It doesnt look like were going to have a lot of people giving us the benefit of their said councilman Neal eyeing the empty seats in a very warm City I think theyre all up talking to Glenn Brucks said Mayor Betty referring to the ad ministrator of the Comal County Ap praisal She wasnt far Eleven Garden Ridge including city judge John were at the appraisal districts budgetapproval held Monday in New The city council had a bare quorum at its own with aldermen Keith Richter and Robert Harmon Members present conversed idly from 7 to when McGranahan declared the revenue sharing hearing closed and opened the hearing on the operating At 8 the council got down to The budget was approved in the next half There was a short discussion on the federal revenue sharing which See Page 12 WASHINGTON AP President Reagans demand for an end to bullheaded bickering over the billion tax increase he supports is being greeted with defiance from conservatives in his own party and aloof support from In his nationally broadcast address Monday the president appealed to the public to tell their representatives you understand that this legislation is a price worth paying for lower in terest economic recovery and more Noting that some legislators of my own party object to this bill and Reagan called for an end to the bickering here in the capital and passage of the compromise tax package which is expected to be up for a vote first in the House on Senate action will pressure for enactment of the was calling another group legislators to the White House today for more personal it was clear the conservative Republicans who helped Reagan push record tax and spending cuts through Congress last year were remaining firm in their opposition this Hes going against the grain in the sense that the people dont want the tax said Ed an Arkansas Republican who remains opposed to the tax By White House more than half the Houses 192 Republicans are now lined up against the tax Jack a leader of the con servative took note of some of the specific tax increase proposals in an interview before the presidents speech If you dont use your telephone and if you dont travel by air and if you dont smoke cigarettes and if you dont have any uninsured casualty losses and if you dont have any medical costs in the next couple of years and if youre not out of work trying to get a small business to hire I guess then it the tax bill wont A nationally broadcast Democratic response following Reagans address offered more I have come to the conclusion that despite our differences in the past this is one occasion when the presidents position is said House Democratic Whip Thomas Foley of Loeffler says no to tax hike plan By ROBERT JOHNSON Editor Tom Loeff ler has backed President Reagan on all major issues up until But that changed when Reagan proposed a billion tax increase package as a means of cutting a whopping budget Loeff ler whose 21st Congressional District includes Comal says he cannot go along with the President on his administrative Alan said Tom is going to vote no to the tax Kranowitz He does not believe he was sent to Congress to be a tax Loefflers vote is based on a simple budgetary Kranowitz When he voted for the budget resolution earlier this it contained billion in cuts over three years and billion in tax increases over one The new package calls for billion over three years and cuts of only he Tom I just cannot vote for a tax increase until we have spending cuts in his assistant And he feels billion is a long way from the Republican deputy is bucking the President for the first time on a major Kranowitz He said White House staffer James in an at tempt at friendly met with Loeffler last and that the congressman characterized that meeting as two reasonable men disagreeing Kranowitz added that Loefflers mail and telephone calls were running three to one against the proposal Tuesday despite the Presidents primetime sales pitch Monday The package will be voted on Appraisal district budget passes on 32 vote A 1983 budget of was approved by a three to two vote at the Comal County Appraisal District board of directors meeting Monday The budget reflected a in crease in salaries from the 1982 which accounted for the nay votes of directors Arnold Moos and Charles Both men had expressed opposition in two previous meetings to salary in saying they wanted to keep the cost of running the district as low as since its support comes from Directors Glyn George Erben and Leroy voted and the budget was Chief Appraiser Glenn Brucks said the figure represented more or less a raise across the Eleven Garden Ridge residents attended the to ask when they would receive their new ap and how long they would have to file a notice of I hope to have everything in the mail by Brucks We are required to wait 20 calendar days before the Board of Review begins hearing which have to filed here as soon as When you file a we give you an appointment with the Board of Review for a specific date and And the Board of Review will meet as long as it takes to hear all the will be the next Comal County Appraisal District Inside Chamber action Arts panel consensus reached By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Recommendations concerning the formation of a city arts and cultural commission will be presented to City Council Monday by representatives of the New Braunfels Arts Council and Chamber of Both groups have reach an agreement on the proposed with one Roxolin chairman of the Chambers Cultural Ac tivities said Kruegers committee first proposed that a city wide committee be formed in the hopes of main taining assisting current cultural ac tivities and anticipating additional associations and When the Chamber presented its initial proposal to City disagreement arose from the Arts Council which said that New Braunfels didnt need such a But if such a commission were the arts council felt it should have some say in naming the commissions Council requested that the Chamber and Arts Council meet together which they did on 2 to work out their disagreements and form one See Page 18 Offseason fun trip planned PUBLIC TV EDHENKEL fun trip Contrary to common the Chamber of Commerce does not advertise for summer This point was stressed repeatedly by Tom Chamber executive vice and Ed chairman of the Convention and Tourism during the Chambers monthly board of directors meeting The topic of tourism came up Monday as Henkel explained the new fun trip planned by the Chamber for early this Chamber officials actively promote tourism in the off periods such as immediately before Wurstfest and in the Fun are the promotional campaigns used by the Chamber to promote tourism during these off The Chamber advertises in state newspapers and magazines offering discount coupoons for local restaurants and businesses during the fun trip Last there were more than fun trip coupons the Chamber And as a direct result of the fun trip tourists visited this Henkel The fall fun trip entitled Fall with the slogan New Autumnatically Ex was organized in response to the Cham bers sucessful spring fun he The chamber has set aside a budget of See Page   

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