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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 21, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas rCo Jteaos 75 Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for sunny and mild today and Wed and fair and cool Winds will be north to northeast at 1015 mph and light Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at Fair Queen Lavonne Schlabach was crowned the 1982 Comal County Fair Queen at Sundays pageant at New Braunfels High Details on the pageant and the county fair are in a special section Page NFL strike It finally happenedthe NFL players went out on More on this black day for sports Paga 6B COUNTY DEAR 68A 10A TV County okays River Road plan By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Monday afternoon Comal Com missioners wrote what they hope will be the last chapter in the River Road saga for at least another And as they a round of ap plause could be heard from the handful of River Road residents who showed up in Commissioners Court Beneath the County Judge Max Wommack was heard to whisper an During one of the shortest River Road discussions theyve had this year it lasted all of 10 minutes commissioners approved the final noparking restrictions for River These when put with those approved two weeks ago by the call for noparking on the majority of River Road year Specific traffic outlining which areas of the roads rightof way cannot be parked will be erected as soon as the county road department has constructed and painted The recommendation for where these traffic signs should be placed stems from a proposal made to the court earlier this summer by a River Road citizens Joe chairman of this committee who was present in court was pleased with the VAV New Braunfels Herald New Texas 185 18 Pages Sections courts This is fine we can accept he Id like to commend the Com missioners Court for the action and for taking a he I think this will be a year we all look back on and remember that somethings been done as far as the citizens are Davis Commissioners altered the com mittees proposal slightly by rejecting their plan for a public loading zone on River Road and by calling for no parking at all between the second and third river The committee had allowed for some See Page 10A TUESDAY September 2S cants USPS 377880 Victims brother to lead Lebanon By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Lebanese Parliament today elected Christian Amin Gemayel to replace his slain brother as and Israels Cabinet endorsed the planned return of 800 Marines and other foreign peacekeepers to Israelioccupied west Israel also proposed a committee of five nations the United Italy and France to ensure the bloody terror will not return to where the Red Cross recovered 160 corpses from a massacre at two refugee camps in the Moslem The Red Cross said it fears hundreds of victims of the blamed on Christian eventually will be found in the In an unusual show of MoslemChristian the 39yearold Gemayel was elected by a vote of 770 in a special session ofthe 92 member held in the Lebanese military academy outside Three of the 80 deputies who attended His election came one Week after his militia commander Bashir Gemayel was killed by a bomb and troops moved into west Beirut in what Israel said was a peacekeeping move after the The new presidentelect spoke in pledging to shoulder the monumental respon sibility of reuniting and reconstructing Lebanon in the fashion my martyred brother hoped to ac Amin Gemayels main former President Camille withdrew saying he was afraid Israel would try to force a new president to sign a peace treaty as it had done with Bashir Under world criticism for failing to prevent the slaughter with the troops it sent into west the Cabinet met in Jerusalem early today and a Cabinet spokesman said it endorsed the recon stituted peacekeeping force of French and Italian The Cabinet rejected President Yitzhak Navons call for an official inquiry into the camp but Cabinet Secretary Dan Meridor said it would discuss the manner to conduct an appropriate examination into the Arab protests erupted for the second day in the Israelioccupied West Israels military command said as youths threw stones at Israeli military cars in Ramallah and and strikes temporarily closed shops in Ramallah and The new peace force was approved by the United France Italy Mpnday after a formal appeal by the Lebanese government that the troops come back for at least 20 The United States and France said advance elements of the including 800 could be in Beirut within 72 In a Foreign Ministry who asked for said deployment of the force implies the free use of the port and airport and the evacuation of Beirut by Israeli The spokesman said the exact mission of the force and length of its stay was not but President Reagan said in a nationwide address Monday night that the Marines would not be in Beirut long It is now urgent that specific arrangements for withdrawal of all foreign forces be agreed This must happen very Reagan and warned Israel to get out of the Lebanon MALDEF input Charter review panel to extend invitation Setting up Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Two carnival workers set up one of the rides at the Comal County Fairgrounds in preparation for the 89th annual county which begins By DYANIME FRY Staff writer If New Braunfels comes up with a new city election chances are MALDEF Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund will have something to say about whether its accepted by federal In view of the Districting Charter Review Committee has decided to get MALDEFs input before going any further in its Chairman Margaret Naegelin told the 17 member panel Monday night that she had already been in contact with MALDEF attorney Jose Garza in Theyre willing to work with she Garza is very and as unprejudiced as a person can be whos working for one segment of the She hopes to have Garza or one of his fellow attorneys present at the next committee meeting on Would it be in order to adjourn this then a panelist Mondays public meeting lasted just 30 It was preceded by a halfhour executive session with Walter Mizell of Mizell is attorney for the City of now defending its atlarge election system in two lawsuits one filed in Austin by and one filed in Washington by The city has held no elections since Hes very well versed in the problems that face us at this Naegelin City Council created the charter review com mittee to study the possibility of singlemember districts for city The present charter provides for all seven council members to be See Page IDA Utilities work may give city chance to dredge Landa Lake By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer Its a big but if New Braunfels Utilities decides to repair an existing bar screen it could be a chance of a lifetime for the Parks and Recreation Advisory This is all still in the discussion Parks Director Don Simon told the board member Monday but we have to be ready to jump on this onceinalifetime Utilities has discussed repairing a bar screen where the Comal River water enters its hydroelectric plant in the In order to repair the water level would be dropped 10 feet from that point all the way back to Heidelberg Simon At that we could possibly get permission to dredge Landa and do some work along the river I dont really know how much we could get done in a week or two the Utilities proposed timetable is in November after but we could work like Simon The board agreed stating if the opportunity does indeed present itself to dp something con structive about Landa wed better hop on member Sharon Phair The parks board also hopped on some stringent to City sparked by some food for thought presented by Coun cilwoman Barbara She left with these recommendations to take to the council 1 concretetype trash containers at the top and bottom of the public river exits at South Union and Garden Street 2 the hiring of at least two more park rangers in order to extend patrolled hours and 3 that council proceed with an or dinance to prohibit the use of glass containers in ail river park areas within the city and parkrelated sporting The parks board also recommended that the City Council further explore the Comal River littering monitor for possible implementation in the summer of Its like when you see a police you slow Tieken if we had a boat in the river marked River I think that would serve as a strong deterrent against A petition from asking that River Acres Park be closed to public use after was tabled by the parks board because of lack of neighborhood Member Carl who lives in the I dont think closing the park at dark will solve the noise and if we do it means we the residents cant use it But I would like to get more input from other residents before we take any our property line is three feet from the river Simon told the We dont own to the middle of the So someone could walk down from the bridge and youll lose it on a Also tabled was any action concerning the future See Page 10A PUC to hold hearing ii on Texland certificate A hearings examiner for the agency has recommended that it be and the Texas Public Utility Commission is expected to rule today on a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity sought by Texland Electric The threeman commission will hear final arguments between Texland and the Lower Colorado River Authority over a lignite power plant and consider the recommendation of the commissions hearing examiner Rhonda that Texlands be The TexiandLCRA competition began in early September of when LCRA declined to par ticipate in the proposed Texland power plant in Milam In May of Texland filed Jan application with PUC for the certificate to build its proposed vk generating And about the same LCRA filed a similar application to construct Unit 3 of the Fayette Power The LCRA proposal is to use lignite from its leases in Bastrop County to fire a new 400 megawatt plant Fayette III to be added to its Fayette Power Project in which already includes two 550 megawatt units burning Western Total estimated in eluding the lignite are See Page It A Heritage plans The First 50 Years will be the theme of this years Heritage Looking at a mode of an exhibit are from left Helgard Fred Rosalyn Paul Carter and Ann Kuehler Photo by Frances Bridges Heritage The First Fifty With Wurstfest just a little more than a month Chamber of Commerce officials are gearing up for their llth annual Heritage which will begin The theme of this years exhibit The First Fifty centers around New Braunfels from 1845 to Ann chairman of the exhibit told Chamber directors Were trying to stress the progress our city had made at these early she explained during the Chambers monthly meeting at the To do displays featuring tran the and artisans and businesses during this time will be An exhibit centered around New Braunfels sister city is also being These displays are in addition to the traditional sausagemaking the Timmermann sisters Christmas room and the audiovisual which are included in the main exhibit every Chamber directors heard progress reports from subcommittee chairmen Paul Fred Fey and Helgard who also brought along exhibit artifacts and minature displays of their proposed After these Tom executive vice president of the NB noted that 300 to 400 people were volunteering their time and effort to produce this years Heritage The outofthe pocket expense to the anywhere from to to said If you add on staff you can add to to that he youre talking about a And with that magnitude of a project sometimes I think we treat it too lightly and take it for granted The exhibit is scheduled to be held 7 at the Civic See Page 10A
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