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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 26, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Inc Unicorns thrash Eagles Page6A Cougars blank Knights Page7A Rangers take Comfort Page6A New Braunffels New Texas 189 64 Sections SUNDAY September 50 cents USPS 377880 Parks director resigns his post By DYANIME FRY Staff writer At the close of Fridays business the City of New Braunfels found itself minus a parks Don Director of Parks and submitted his resignation in the form of a letter to the city manager and other key The letter contained just one sentence As of 5 resign as director of the parks and recreation department for the City of New Simon joined the parks department some 10 years and has been director for more than half that Reactions to his letter indicate the resignation was quite City Manager Delashmutt said he found his copy lying on top of his briefcase when he got ready to go home and that he couldnt even fathom a guess as to the reasons behind I had talked to him about 3 oclock on the matter of this Trashfest that was to be held Delashmutt At that Simon said all plans were that he would have his trucks at Hinman Island Park to haul away the had also talked to a representative of the Gulf Coast Council of Diving which sponsored the river At that he said he would meet the divers at 7 Delashmutt Neither he nor the Houston man got the impression Simon was about to quit Sharon chairman of the Parks Advisory also received Its as much a surprise to me as it is to and theres no ex planation in the she told the Herald Councilwoman Barbara Tieken didnt get a and said she was shocked to hear of the She attended the 20 parks board and had the impression that the depart ment was running contacted at home said her husband was not available for Despite Simons the red parks depart ment trucks were much in evidence at Trashfest on Delashmutt said he would put his administrative Court in the parks office until I can get it squared away and find out what the story really TEL Israel AP Hundreds of thousands of people jammed the Square of the Kings of Israel Saturday expressing outrage over the Beirut massacre in the largest anti government demonstration Israeli has ever Organizers of the rally said people gathered in the square for the protest demon Police refused to estimate the crowd but the throng topped the crowd that attended a progovernment rally in which government supporters said drew Israel has a population of about 4 Speakers demanded the resignations of Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Defense Minister Ariel as well as an independent judicial inquiry into the conduct of the army and the government during the slaughter of hundreds of women and children in the west Beirut County seeks tax rate data The new county tax rate may be one step closer to being set after Mondays Commissioners Court Glenn chief appraiser of the Central Tax Appraisal is scheduled to be in the courts spotlight Monday as commissioners have asked him to speak on the availability of property A final roll of the countys property evaluations is needed by the court before it can set the new tax Mondays meeting will begin at 10 in Commissioners Courtroom on the first floor of the Brucks is listed fourth on the courts morning Last week the court issued a statement to clear up confusion county taxpayers might have con cerning this years taxes since the new tax rate hasnt been The statement recently received by Comal County property owners contains intial calculations and is not the courts statement Due to a in receiving an official dollar amount of the expected property evaluations made by the Central Tax Appraisal the court noted thai it could not set the county tax Last year this the court had already set the tax rate and had gone through a series of financial This years which went into effect had also already been This commissioners have has not yet begun their budget although theyve received preliminary copies of the new Commissioners have held off working on the new budget until more final property evalutions are But they still have plenty of time to adopt the See Page ISA Staff photo by John Senter Yes we can It was called Trashfest and it was aptly as volunteers from the Texas Gulf Coast Council of Diving Clubs pulled a mountain of beer cans and other assorted junk from the Comal River i outrage Record march protests Beirut massacre Palestinian refugee camps of Chatilla and Never have we stood before such a string of wretched decisions arousing such sorrow and distrust among the opposition Labor Party leader Shimon Peres said in his He claimed Begin had not uttered a word of sorrow or of condemnation of the and asked the prime Why do you describe it as a natural disaster instead of a policy disaster The mass rally climaxed a week of almost daily demonstrations against Begin and who is accused of failing to act promptly to stop the slaughter It has been blamed on Christian Phalangist militiamen who were allowed by the Israeli army to enter the Chatilla camp in what was to have See Page 12A Fair faces You see all types of concentration at the Comal County although some have more at stake than these kiddos concentrate on Fridays although the noise seems to be getting to one of livestock exhibitors put their animals through their paces for the Fair pages Staff photos by Cindy Richardson County fair one big reunion By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Ask someone what comes to mind when they think of a county Off the top of their most people might mention carnival games and bright Still others might talk about the or Aunt Sallys canned pickels which they hope will win that first place But just ask any native Comal Countian what he thinks of his county fair and the answer might be To most Comal Countians the fair is one thing a social gathering a time to meet friends who you havent seen in awhile or to visit with those who you see As one native New Braunfelser put it Everyone comes back to the Even those who have gone off to the big city to make their Its the fair a chance to come back and see all your old The Comal County which this week is celebrating its 89th is one if not the number one social event of the This years Fair Association president made this observation noon just as the fairgrounds began bustling for that days Mainly its a time to meet old retired Air Force said leaning back in a folding chair in the Fair Associations Throughout the the fair has been able to sustain its quaint countryfeeling which prompts the community to become more involved in said More than 90 percent of those who attend the fair yearly come from a 70 mile Wilson And most See Page 12A Livestock judge must be a cut aboveat fair Inside By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer He stands in the middle of the probably the only man at the Comal County Fair sporting a tie and dress Hes not wearing a cowboy hat even though the hairs a bit thin on But maybe thats part of the hazards of being a cattle Its a tough job that goes to some poor this is James Rathmann an Elgin school teacher living in Rathmann has been judging since and was on the Texas Livestock and Meat Evaluation Team in He judges five or six fair shows a and thats a lot of bull or as the case may Thats also a lot of sometimes couldgo eitherway decisions that Rath mann has to live At this Ive tried to stick with what I think the industry is paying attention to in cattle this and make decisions ac Rathmann said Saturday during a 15minute break between the Showmanship competition and Reserve European Champion See Page 12A County Fair Forecast Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and warm today and with southeasterly winds at 1015 mph DEAR
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