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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 1, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Former husband killed in auto accident By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer Lina Chapa a wellknown New Braunfels midwife who helped deliver over and her husband Claudio were killed in a onecar accident Tuesday night on Highway miles west of La in Zavala Witnesses said Delgado was pulled from the wreckage but died 15 minutes She managed to tell witnesses the car had had a driving the 1974 was pinned inside the and had to be cut out of the Both were pronounced dead at the accident scene by La Pryor Peace Justice Rosa Department of Public Safety Trooper Manuel Espinosa said Wednesday the Delgado which had a blowout on its left front left the road approaching the Turkey Creek Relief The car hit the guard rail on the outside several then skidded onto the bridge railing and It fell 14 feet hitting the creek bottom with enough force to crush the top of the car flush with the cars and then skidded another 40 feet before coming to a Delgado was a midwife for 40 from 1931 to when she During that she estimated she had helped bring over into the She delivered four sets of twins during her 40 and the 1951 First Baby of the Year Josefa For every baby Delgado she saw to it that baby received a birth certificate even if See Page 16A tt Witch tox r I i New Braunfels National joins Victoria holding company Lina Chapa Delgado After nearly one year of its official New Braunfels National Bank is a member of Victoria Bankshares Victoria headquartered in is a bank holding Formal ceremonies officially announcing the merger were attended Monday by bank president and Herbert chair man of the board of Dennis chairman of the board and president of Victoria Bankshares were also on New Braunfels National designed to serve the growing economic community of the Comal County area of the Texas was founded in On June 1982 the local bank listed assets of and deposits of Victoria which over the years has added five banks and three financial service companies to its began operations in 1974 with six member The merger of Victoria Bankshares and New Braunfels National will increase the local banks capacity to serve the New Braunfels Schneider Since our bank and Victoria Bankshares share similar interests and we felt the mertfer with them will enhance our moving he In welcoming the new Stubblefield We are extremely impressed with the progress this bank has made since its beginning in and we are delighted to include it in our banking In conjunction with the New Braunfels National BankVictoria Bankshares it was also announced at Mondays ceremony that Victorias merger with Hays County National Bank in San Marcos has been Victoria Bankshares now consists of 11 bank members and three financial service all located in the Texas Crossroads Merger See Page 16A New Braunfels New Texas 171 Zeituno C A WEDNESDAY September 25 cants 44 Pages Sections USPS 377880 Two protesters slain in Poland Poland AP Police dodging bricks and firebombs fired on a crowd of demonstrators in the town of Lubin killing two and wounding 12 in the most violent incident marking the second an niversary of the official PAP news agency said In mourners fashioned a cross of spent tear gas cannisters today and placed a red banner with a black stripe and a piece of paper above it reading To the memory of those killed in Lubin August Thousands of Poles responded to the calls of their underground leaders Tuesday and staged demonstrations in a least a dozen cities in a massive show of support for the suspended PAP said 600 people were arrested in Warsaw during the 645 in Wroclaw and 100 in Western diplomats said Polish of ficials told them between and people took part in the and that 136 policemen were No overall figure on civilian injuries was the wife of interned Solidarity leader Lech Walesa said after visiting him that he was not of the opinion to turn out in the streets and But the workers know that the law is not respected by the authorities ahd workers should fight with the appropriate She did not specify which measures would be Walesa spoke to a reporter in The report by PAP was the first announcement of fatalities in demonstrations in at least a dozen cities They were the first deaths caused by clashes between police and protesters since the early days of martial law last PAP said three of the 12 wounded in Lubin were hurt Eleven police officers and one volunteer police reservist were also reported Investigations so far show that firearms were used because of the aggressive behavior of the who were attacking the govern ment forces with gasoline stones and Warsaw radio said in a report monitored in Lon Lubin was not mentioned in earlier reports aboutthe rioting that erupted in at least 12 Polish cities on It is a coppermining town of where few incidents of unrest have been reported Authorities responded to Tuesdays deaths by imposing an 8 to 5 curfew on the towns youths and an 11 to 5 curfew on Similar curfews were reimposed in Klodzko and official sources Warsaw said police had arrested a terrorist group planning political murders in southwest Polands coal capital where protests were also reported In the apartment of one of the groups found methodical instructions on killing people with specially devised the radio The radio said the group planned to execute officials in sabotage state facilities and provoke demonstrations and riots by Solidarity members who failed to accept their Chief Appraiser Glenn Brucks standing and his appraisal district staff prepare appraisal forms for mailing Appraisal district mails tax notices Staff photo bv By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Fortyeight thousand appraisal notices hit the mail ending one phase of the Comal County Appraisal Districts Approximately notices went out 18 to property owners in the New Braunfels Independent School This weeks mailing takes care of the rest of Comal plus outlying areas of the Comal Independent School Property owners who get their notices this week will have until 20 to file a notice of protest with the Appraisal Review No one will bo heard who has not filed for an The board will start hearings 7 for the notices mailed two weeks We have around 40 appointments so said district appraiser Pat Out of thats not But there are still a lot of confused taxpayers out The office is getting between 300 and 400 phone calls a said Many are from people who ap parently still dont understand what the appraisal district is all It was created two years ago by a new state and its sole purpose is to determine market value for every piece of residential and agricultural property in Comal All property has been looked Fox Some has experienced a very small because it was appraised close to market value That category includes mostly industry and some residential properties north of Canyon Most homes went up 50 to 100 Fox And there was some especially bare that hasnt been looked at in some A drastic increase in value docs not necessarily mean taxes will go up The appraisal district doesnt collect and it doesnt set tax It really lias no idea what next years rates will despite the estimated tax amount printed above the red arrow on every notice Were required by law to make that said Its based on the best information the district could Tax rates will be readjusted by individual governments the Comal County Commissioners the New Braunfels City the Comal Independent School District board of and so on as soon as those bodies get final tax rolls from the appraisal The basis for filing a protest is if they tax payers felt like the value we placed on their property is more than they could possibly sell it Fox Thats what it comes down Or if they feel its valued inequitably with similar Protests may be filed at district 130 Property owners who received notices in midAugust still have until 7 to file for a Bond issue due NBISD eyes price tag for school plans By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer While New Braunfels Independent School District officials are busy getting this school year off the district architects are busy planning for future years and possibly a new But it will take a bond issue to make the plans a Hendricks And Hendricks predicted a bond election would be called this Jessen Associates the Austin architectural firm hired by the district earlier this is currently reviewing plans recommended by the districts longrange planning Theyve looked at all the districts Hendricks Theyre working on scale drawings of all the schools and are looking at the longrange planning committees recom Hendricks expects the architects will appeal before the school board as early as next week to update trustees on their progress and to receive further At this point Hendricks said he did not have any idea how big a bond issue it would take to make the longrange planning committees recom mendations a But he did predict that such a bond issue would be held later this sometime between mid November and The main portion of the bond issue would probably go toward the construction of a new elementary school to be located somewhere southeast of IH In doing its the districts longrange planning committee predicted that within the next decade NBISDs student population will grow as much as 50 This much of an increase would require a new elementary the committee In the committee recom mended that a fine arts facility be built on the Middle School thus clearing out classrooms now used for fine arts related As for New Braunfels High the com mittee had a list of 14 suggestions which ranged from the recommendation that more classrooms be constructed to the building of a new vocational The committee also recommended that a new office be obtained for the districts either by way of constructing a new building or by renovating the old high school on West Mill The last time the district held a bond issue was in the spring of when voters agreed to only one of four Proposition which the voters approved by only 20 called for renovation of current Propositions 3 and which called for new air conditioning of the schools and the construction of a new administrative of were turned Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy with late night and morning becoming partly cloudy and hot Thursday with a 20 percent chance of afternoon Winds will be southerly at 510 mph shif ting to the southeast Sunset will be at and sunrise Thursday will be at Clean sweep Comal County volleyball teams went 30 Tuesday as New Braunfels defeated Incarnate Canyon bested Randolph and Smithson Valley blasted Austin Details in TV Comal motorists to pay more for auto insurance From staff and wire reports Drivers in Scurry and Howard counties will be hit while the million auto insurance rate increase granted by the State Board of Insurance will mean a annual increase for Comal County The package approved Tuesday in a 30 board vote means an average statewide increase of The specific increases will vary according to type of coverage and A increase highest in the state was approved for basic coverage for a 1982 lowpriced Chevrolet or Plymouth in Scurry and Howard Chambers County drivers will be the only Texans facing no increase on basic coverage when the new rates take effect on A Comal County motorist over 25 years of driving a lowpriced 1982 model car to now pays for basic per sonal injury deduc tible comprehensive and deductible With the ap proved rates for the same car will go up to an 11 per cent While that percentage is higher than many the dollar in crease is on the low side in com The million increase upset David attorney for the Texas Automobile Insurance Service Of which wanted a million or Im Irons I think the profit allowed in this ratemaking is grossly Board members Bill Durwood Manford and Lyndon Olson decided to go with the percent package calculated by the board instead of the percent increase proposed at an 12 Staff actuary Gaylon Daniel said the recommendation was dropped to percent when up dated figures were plugged into the complex formula used to determine Irons said it would be up to the approximately 400 companies that write auto insurance in Texas to decide if there will be a court See Page WA
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