Friday, September 3, 1982

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 3, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas exao die r op lex utt Wit Oh wo ble County braces for Labor Day By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer It depends on whos whether the Labor Day weekend crowd will be as big as usual in New The hotels say were full Saturday and Most of the watersport businesses along the Guadalupe River say the rivers level is too And parks in Canyon Lake expect an excess of visitors not quite reaching the record persons over the July 4 Canyon Lake Reservoir Manager Philip Parsley said the outflow from Canyon Dam would remain at 100 cubic feet per second through the holiday Thats not good news for river A spokeswoman for Texas Canoe Trails said the business expects to rent out its equipment with walkin but the water level is low enough that some people may just stay home and watch Bad press coverage will keep the usual large crowd away this Labor Day a spokeswoman for Gruene River The Houston and San Antonio newspapers and magazine articles are saying the rivers too the rivers too Weve even had some people call for this weekend and ask if the Guadalupe River is closed White Water on the other had no We expect to be quite Campers are coming in on a firstserve The cabins are and calls are steady to reserve a spokeswoman American Red Cross volunteers and Civil Defense personnel will once again be on their river patrol this Albert Smith said volunteers will be stationed at approximately nine locations along the numbering about 20 people from each While Smith and others stay on the river 24 most of the workers will see duty between Saturday and 3 In there were at least 12 drownings in the Guadalupe River flowing at and the Comal For Parsley could recall only one river which was the result of a diving there have been four drownings in Canyon Lake so far this For those traveling by and not by innertube or the New Braunfels Jaycees club will have its hospitality booth at the southbound reststop area on Interstate 35 from 6 today to 6 President Doug Miller said pastries and punch will be available at no Capital murder suspects served with indictments Two San Antonio each indicted on three counts of capital murder were brought from Bexar County Jail to 274th District Court in Cornal County George Edwin and Francis Irving were served with their Comal threecount capital murder indictments the three counts being rape and aggravated The pair is also charged with aggravated kidnapping by Bexar The indictments stem from a July 23 in which Robert and Josephine Williams were kidnapped from their San An tonio Williams was and Williams was hanged in a shed off Bear Creek Road in Comal His body was recovered July The two men were transported back to Bexar County Jail after presiding 274th District Court Judge Fred Moore determined attorneys would have to be courtappointed for They are being held in Bexar County under bond They Chandler and Pitt mann have to have before we can arraign District Attorney Bill Schroeder said So they were taken back to Bexar New Braunfels New Texas 173 ieltuno 16 Pages FRIDAY 1982 25 cents USPS 377880 Garden Ridge council members listen to annexation discussion Thursday Staff photo by Dyanne Fry Garden Ridge annexation cools off By DYANNE FRY Staff writer viewed from the prospect of a shady looked much better than it did in the sweltering confines of the Garden Ridge City Some people still dont want to be part of the But everyone seemed in a better mood when Thursdays public hearing broke up at 8 and Don Ashbys front yard at Gloxinia and Hoya was at least 20 degrees cooler than City Hall had been Wednesday Noisy fans and air conditioners werent Comments were heard with no except for the oc casional jet plane passing Would you like to rent out this oak tree City Councilman Neal Craigmile asked the Much of Wednesdays audience showed up at the second bringing the same I think were biting off more than we can said Adela already a city She as she did that Garden Ridge wasnt taking adequate care of drainage and street rightofways in its present Luckett was especially concerned about FM which is being rerouted by the Texas Department of If the annexation goes part of the old road will become a city Mayor Betty McGranahan said Wednesday night that she had been informally told that the state would put the road in good order before turning it over to the new owner whether that be Comal County or the City of Garden Councilwoman Bobbie who went to look at the road reported it in good shape A few people in the audience had questions about police which is essentially the only service Garden Ridge has to offer its prospective Its a twoman run by Chief Robert Howey with parttime help from Dee Is the policeman a certified peace officer Certified by the state asked Larry Swain of Primrose part of the proposed annexation he said Swain told the council he saw a young man probably Crisp at the Bracken Volunteer Fire Departments fish wearing a badge but no Is he certified If why didnt he wear a gun Do the police officers of Garden Ridge not carry guns he Schoenthal Road Garden Ridge Drive Gloxinia Drive Proposed rerouting of FM 2252 i N FM 2252 i i MissouriPacific RR Jobless rate percent WASHINGTON AP The nations unemployment rate held steady at percent in matching the highest rate of the last four the government reported On the eve of the Labor Day some million Americans are out of Labor Department analysts cautioned against reading any good news in the new which were essentially unchanged from I wouldnt necessarily use the word stable at this juncture to describe the unemployment said statistician John Deborah another analyst with the departments Bureau of Labor I think its important to keep in mind although there appears to be some there are still pockets in the economy that appear very The repetition of Julys percent unemployment rate was due largely to the fact that total employment rose by while unemployment rose by only after the government adjusted the figures to reflect seasonal Among adult the jobless rate edged up to a postWorld War II high of For other population unemployment remained at record postwar For all workers execpt those on the bureau said employment fell by in August to million the lowest level since April The bureau said the cutbacks were concentrated in durablegoods such as which lost and in wholesale and retail which was down In testimony prepared for the congressional Joint Economic Janet commissioner of labor The unemployment rate for auto which had been moving downward since increased sharply in to At this time a year million Americans were out of work and the unemployment rate was The August rate marked the sixth consecutive month joblessness has matched or exceeded the previous postwar recession high of 9 set in May during the business slump brought on by the Arab oil County jail settlement awaiting judges okay By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer The outofcourt jail settlement agreed upon by Commissioners Court in July has still not been ap proved by a District But county officials arent County Attorney Bill Reimer feels certain the which calls for the construction of a new county jail by August of will eventually receive the judges Its caught in the squeaky wheels of Reimer said Its not that its the agreement going to fall through or Tim administrative assistant to Commissioners had similiar Its the judges signing the agreement a matter of Darilek noted Although the settlement has not offically been approved by the the county is proceeding with plans to meet guidelines set out in the County officials and countyhired architects are going ahead with their plans since once judge signs the settlement the county will be faced with a 30day deadline to make changes in the present jail Thats when the clock officially starts Darilek said in a telephone We have to proceed and oe ready with everything called upon in the as soon as the judge signs the Darilek Thats what we agreed upon in the Reimer that the county did not actually have to have completed all its plans for renovations on the current jail within 30 the county has 30 days from when the judge approves the settlement to show proof of what it plans to Reimer Among those things which will have to be immediately changed in the current jail are new written guidelines for Reimer the county is presently Sec Page 16 Inside See Page 16 The city wants to annex the shaded area Herald Holiday Labor Day is a holiday for government offices and most and the HeraldZeitung is no We will be closed all day Monday so that our employees may enjoy the holiday with their PUBLIC RELIGIOUS TV