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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 29, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas ipallan tfc Dallesa IttC wpipble Sunday crowd broke county fair record By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer The recent strike called by the National Football League may be disliked by but not by the Comal County Fair Association at least not last Retired Air Force James president of this years thinks they have the football strike to thank for the record number of people who visited this years which ended More people walked through the gates of this years fair than ever Wilson noted in a telephone conversation I think the National Football League helped us out alot with that on There werent any games to watch so people came to the he Saturday was the fairs biggest said who estimated that anywhere from to were on the fairgrounds that This is almost double of previous years he It was the largest crowd we ever had like one big family The rodeo and horse races were also completely he As to why this years fair was so Wilson credited the improved facilities on the Since last the food livestock barn and poultry and rabbit barns have undergone he He also mentioned the numerous exhibits displayed this Kendall County wondered why we have so many he Its because we give a free ticket to those who enter something in People know that if they bring in a jar of pickets to be judged in one of the exhibit contests were going to give them a A main reason why more people attended this years was the Fair Associations decision to reduce the price of entrance fee Wilson My golly local people felt that instead of getting they felt obligated to meet us half said Wilson referring to the reduced With this years fair just barely plans for next years which will be the 90th one held will soon Wilson said the board of directors of the Fair Association have planned to meet on C to critique this years fair and discuss how next years can be New Braunffels New Texas HeraldZeitung WEDNESDAY September 25 cents 191 36 Pages3 Sections USPS 377880 Marines back in Beirut By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Marines landed at the port of Beirut today on their second peacekeeping mission in a month an assignment President Reagan says will last until Lebanons government can maintain order and all Israeli and Syrian troops are out of the The landing ship Manitowac docked about noon 6 EOT and was followed by the About 200 Marines landed with jeeps and trucks and were to head for the airport after the Israelis relinquished Associated Press correspondent Clara Hemphill reported from Beirut airport that the Israelis lowered their flag there at just after a C130 transport left with 70 Israeli AmbassadorRobertDillon met the Marines at the harbor and Im very glad to see them Weve not set a time Theyll be here long enough to do the job to assist the government of Lebanon in establishing control over Beirut and the surrounding Asked why the Marines were bringing tanks and other armored which they did not have on their last Dillon The difference is its a larger and they are going to have all the ap propriate Actually I wouldnt read anything into This is the regular equipment that they would There is no special significance to The tanks were scheduled to land About Marines are being assigned to peacekeeping duties this time 400 more than during the last Dillon said he did not expect the Marines to be fired but they had the authority to defend Marine James Mead of who also commanded the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit during the last was asked by reporters how he felt about being back in Very mixed emotions from the standpoint that there have been two very big tragedies and it was because of these tragedies that were he He referred to the assassination of Presidentelect Bashir Gemayel on and the massacre of hun dreds of women and children at the Palestinian refugee camps of Chatilla and Sabra The Israelis invaded Lebanon June 6 to drive Palestine Liberation Organization forces out of There also are an estimated Syrian troops in eastern formations that moved into the country in a peacekeeping role at the end of the 197576 Lebanese civil The who had been aboard 6th Fleet ships cruising off Beiruts coast for three delayed their arrival for about an hour because commercial ships were still in the harbor at the Their arrival cameas Prime Minister Menecham Begin in Jerusalem formally asked Supreme Court President Yitzhak Kahan to appoint a commission to investigate Israels conduct during the slaughter of hundreds of Palestinians in two Beirut refugee camps nearly two weeks Begins move came one dayafter the Cabinet requested such a At a Washington news conference Tuesday Reagan said the Marines would enter Beirut to join their French and Italian comrades after the Israelis withdraw to a line south of the international Reagan said the leathernecks would stay until the government of President Amin Gemayel is able to preserve Reagan said he did not know how long that will but the Lebanese government will be the ones to tell us when they feel that they are in Reagan said he believes all Syrian and Israel forces will leave Lebanon rapidly following full deployment of the trination peacekeeping The presidents comments were the first he has made on the Marines latest tour of duty in Under the War Powers Congress has authority to withdraw forces 60 days after their deployment to a hostile County committee mulls The Comal County Growth and Development Committee wants to know what you So much so that this 15member countywide panel is making preparations for a public survey that will eventually be sent out to county Education in terms of learning what county residents view as the countys biggest and also in terms of educating the public of the committees findings is the committees top priority right To complete this Spring Branch resident Charles chairman of the proposed Tuesday that his panel mail a survey in midNovember and a few days later before the results of the survey was known hold a public Of those nine present at Tuesday nights growth committee meeting at the all agreed With the Powerful position Silhouetted against the workers from Lower Colorado River Authority repair a wooden pole on an electrical tower at Staff photo by John Senter the intersection of North Street and Veramendi Avenue near the Taxing problem assessors work to smooth out rough spots By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Chief appraiser Glenn Brucks think he can iron out most of the wrinkles in the Comal Independent School Districts tax CISD tax assessor Neuse is not so head of Comal County Appraisal met Monday with officers from the three major tax collecting of fices Neuse Gloria county tax assessor and Glyn who handles accounts for the City of New Braunfels and the New Braunfels Brucks said it was mostly a talk with he and the three assessors each trying to make the others aware of their own particular We didnt really settle he Before the final tax roll is Brucks thinks he can work out most of the 40 discrepancies Neuse found in the preliminary roll sent to School district trustees have requested a special meeting with directors of the appraisal That may still take but Brucks feels that some of those discrepancies arent as serious as the tax assessor Id like to get my side he after reading a newspaper account of Neuses report to the school The tax assessor found quite a few things wrong with the preliminary tax roll given to but the most significant one was the order in which the roll was Since the school district has divided its tax roll into recorded unrecorded sub divisions and personal All categories are arranged with blocks and lots within a subdivision listed in numerical CISDs printing service needs the roll in this form so that it can punch new appraisal figures into the current Neuse claims he sent Brucks a letter to that effect in February before the appraisal district got started with its But the preliminary printout was arranged by account Brucks admits to receiving the See Page 16A Inside first part of Knibbes proposal to mail out the As for the public hearing or forum as it later became the committee could not reach a con sensus and tabled action until they meet again in two Some committee members felt the hearing should be held long after the results of the survey were Through the questionnaire we might come up with some problems that weve not seen said Texas Ranger Ray one of the committee It the survey would give us some ammunition and input as to how the people feel or what they he Joe from the Texas Extension which is advising the growth agreed with See Page Annexation on hold Charter revision freezes planners discussion A move to revise New Braunfels city election system has put a crimp in the plans of the city Planning and Zoning Board members convened Tuesday night for an annexation but cut their meeting short after hearing a report on Mondays meeting of the Districting Charter Review Until they get some idea what that committee is going to theyre not sure the city can annex The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund MALDEF is asking New Braunfels to abandon its atlarge election system in favor of singlemember in order to give minority neighborhoods a better chance of representation on the City The powerful specialinterest group would like to see changes made before the next election in If singlemember districts are to be the lines must be drawn to suit MALDEF and the Justice Annexation of new territories which could change the population balance in a given area might complicate the especially if the annexation occurred in the middle of the redistricting As pointed out in one committee the Justice Department might reject our planning director Debra Goodwin told the Commissioners decided to ask for direction from the City In the they think its best to work on annexing land rather than The groups longrange plan designates 10 specific areas to be annexed before Three of those areas numbered and 12 on the map are mere strips of They would secure the citys ex traterritorial jurisdiction while bringing if voting residents into the Board chairman David Hartmann first suggested a complete freeze on Wouldnt we be spinning our wheels if we were to begin an nexation proceedings and be in the middle of it six months from then get word from the Justice Department that there would be ahold put on any of our proceedings We could waste money and man power at City he Commissioner Joe Hartigan didnt think the city could afford to just sit and David agreed with Areas 8 and extending 500 feet on either side of Krueger would have to be taken into the city in two separate Annexation of area 8 would extend the ETJ to the far edge of area making it legal to annex that one in a sub See Page 16A
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