New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 24, 1982

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

August 24, 1982

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 24, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Inc WASHINGTON AP Renewed restraint in gasoline price hikes held Julys consumer price Increase to calculated the government said the pace of inflation was nearly cut in half from the doubledigit rates of the two preceding Julys moderate gain wris also aided by a slowing of housing cost increases and by food prices holding dead Julys increase meant for the first seven months of the consumer prices have risen at an annual rate of con siderably under the percent posted for all of last year and the P i 0 6 rate cut In half in Duly percent of For all of economists are predicting inflation of around 6 Much of the at least in was due to reverses in the gasoline price increases registered eariy in the Gasoline prices last month were up only 2 less than half the percent gain of The earlysummer increases had followed a general tightening in the worldwide oil But stocks have since risen Analysts say the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has not been entirely successful in restricting members oil Reflecting major refiners earlier reported wholesale price drops in the last half of July and the first part of the department said Despite an percent rise in the past three gasoline prices were still percent below the peak level of March In the next energy prices overall tumbled nearly 15 As for housing the depart ment said the modest percent overall gain half of Junes 1 percent increase was largely the result of a percent decline in mortgage interest the third monthly drop in a The continuing falls in interest rates helped wipe out a percent rise in the cost of homes Food reversed Junes percent gain and held dead Prices were off for food purchased in grocery but rose for meals eaten out and for alcoholic The consumer price rose a seasonally adjusted per cent in well under the 1 percent increases of May and Consumer prices rose a tiny percent in April after falling See Page 14 Clements visit set for Wed nesday In the short time that hell be here Govenor Bill Clements plans to cover much Beginning at the governor is scheduled to meet at New Braunfels High School with a group of teachers from the New Braunfels Independent School Immediately following at 10 Clements who faces Democratic opposition on the November ballot from Texas Attorney General Mark White plans to attend a political rally at the Civic During his stop at the Civic Clements will hold a press greet local supporters and make a short The rally is free and open to the Clements wife Tom Loeffler RHunt and oilman Eddie Chles are among the guest who will attend Wed nesdays New Braunfels New Texas 166 Zeituno 14 Pages TUESDAY August 25 cants USPS 377880 City okays arts panel One last splash The hot weather will stick around for a while but as far as the kids are summer ends all too Theres still time for a little more ISO students Staff photo by Bill Snead start classes and their counterparts in the New Braunfels ISO hit the books ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer The City of New Braunfels is going to have an arts but its members havent been appointed The Chamber of Commerce and the New Braunfels Arts Council made their final speeches Monday and the council voted 42 to establish a sevenmember Its chief function will be to allocate funds from the city hotelmotel 10 percent of which is set aside for the The idea of an arts commission was proposed by a committee of the Chamber of which gets 80 percent of the hotelmotel Despite an Aug summit conference between this group andthe Arts there were still some basic points of The Arts an association representing eight local arts maintained that the commission wasnt Council members Barbara Tieken and Max Winkler If the city wished to appoint a commission the Arts Council wanted a restriction on membership no commissioner should be a board member for the the Wurst fest Association or any art The Chamber chaired by Roxolin thought com mission members should be people who had shown an interest in the A majority of the council more or less sided with the Chamber but things are still a little The main thing is that the council by motion directed the city attorney to draw up an said City Manager Im assuming the ordinance will be on the agenda for the 13 but Im just He suggested that the council not appoint anyone until the ordinance was The general consensus is that nominations will be accepted from any interested group or but the council can appoint whoever it The arts 10 percent of the hotel motel tax is presently divided bet ween three of the Arts Council In past each group has made its individual pitch directly to the and arts president Elizabeth Elliott saw no reason to change We have a system that If it why fix it said Tom executive director of the saw the possibility of trouble in the As this city continues to and there are more arts we feel that there are going to be more requests for funds from the The council may not have the time to look into all these requests in he Betty chairman of the board See Page 14 Datagathering almost done in Comal County jail study By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Countyhired architects have obtained 99 percent of the data needed for a demographic study that will be used to plan for a new county Gathering the is only half the Once all the data has been architects still have to interpret it and present Commissioners Court with suggestions for a new county The main function of the demographic study which wont be ready for a couple months after the data has been gathered will be to determine how the size of the new Weve been doing our groundwork and were right on track with our demographic Austin architect Larry Janousek told those commissioners in attendance Jumbo Evans and County Judge Max Wommack were absent from the ar chitects Population predictions for the study were gathered from the Texas Department of Health and Water the Alamo Area Council of Governments and the Chamber of Com said of the Austin firm of Data from these sources gave us population projections through the year he Traffic predictions for the portion of IH 35 which goes through Comal County were also obtained from the Texas Highway Janousek He added that theyve also been in contact with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department concerning the Guadalupe State Park which will open in Comal County late next Janousek also updated commissioners plans for renovation on the current county which must be made according to an outofcourt Commissioners accepted an outofcourt settlement last month from former county jail inmate Robert In this who had charged that eating and medical conditions in the county jail were below agreed to drop his monetary claims against the county in ex change for the county agreeing to build a new jail no later than Until the new jail is the county is required to make a few changes in present such segregating female and juvenile prisoners away from the remaining prison This change would not cause as much of a problem as was orginally Janousek After contacting the Texas Commission on Jail Janousek said the county would not be required to relocate prisoners in the holding tank cell when a female or juvenile prisoner As long as the female or juvenile is ac companied by a guard you really dont need to shuffle So the site separation of prisoners is he The sound separation of female and juvenile prisoners away from other prisoners will cause a bit more of Janousek Currently the wall separating the female and juvenile cells from the others is only three sixteenths of an inch The state requires that the walls be onefourth an inch Janousek After studying the problem in greater Janousek said they will come back to the court with further recommendations concerning the wall Rezoning Council approves day Ingram request on first reading A zoning change to allow a day care center on West Bridge Street got a unanimous yes from City Council Monday But Mayor Stratemann told director Karla Morgan not to hang her sign Thats only the first he The rezoning ordinance must be read twice more before it becomes who plans to open a new Montessori school at 1095 had petitioned the Planning and Zoning Commission for Cl local business zoning so that she could make it a combination school and day care Under the present R2 singleand two family which would Morgan could legally operate a but not a day care A lot of parents would like to put their kids in the Montessori but thats only four hours Morgan told the Parents who work would be have to make other arrangements for after As a daycare we can keep them all Morgan Her morning opening will run from 8 to If she gets enough Morgan may also hold an afternoon class from Council approved the final reading of an ordinance creating Ml light in dustry zoning at 830 Eweling but with one change C4 resort com mercial was deleted from the list of possible The change was requested by Mozelle speaking for residents of the recentlyannexed Sleepy Hollow neigh Theres no opposition that I know of to the she but we would not like to see anything con nected with I dont think the property lends itself to but you never Residents have gotten along fine with Ingram which operated a light industry on Eweling Lane before it became part of New After the land was zoned but Ingram continued to operate under a See Page 14 Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for sunny and hot today and and mostly fair Winds will be southeasterly near 15 mph decreasing to 1015 mph Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at TV WEATHER PLO evacuation continues in Beirut Lebanon AP Heavy fighting erupted today in mountains east of Beirut as the fourth con tingent of PLO fighters prepared to leave the Israeliringed capital by sea and Marines poised to come ashore to join a peacekeeping New battles were reported in Lebanons central mountains close to the BeirutDamascus which Palestine Liberation Organization guerrillas are scheduled to take on Wednesday on their evacuation to neighboring The Israeli military command reported in a terse statement heavy fighting broke out north and east of Beirut between Syrian troops and Israelibacked Christian But Christian radio broadcasts in Beirut said Israeli forces were locked in heavy artillery duels with Syrian and Palestinian forces in three villages along a strip of the highway about 12 miles east of Lebanons state radio said the flareup prompted special envoy Philip who arranged the PLO pullout from Lebanon after a 10week Israeli to confer with Lebanons Christian President Elias Sarkis and Moslem Prime Minister Shafik Wazzan on ways of checking the See Page 14 ;