Tuesday, October 5, 1982

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 5, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas New school in works NBISD pays for property off FM 725 By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Talk of building a new elementary school in New Braunfels Independent School District is no longer just Hendricks revealed Monday that the district has taken an option on a 20acre tract of land to be used as a site for the new The district has paid a downpayment of for the located on County Line Road off FM 725 toward Hendricks said in a telephone This is payment for the option to he If we dont buy we lose the As for the Hendricks We feel this would be a good place to put an elementary Funds to pay for the new school would have to come from a public bond as NBISD officials have acknowledged for some time Hendricks said Monday that hes still looking for that bond issue to be called later this possibly in November or He did not yet know how big a bond issue it would take to pay for the new as well as finance the changes recommended for the other as proposed by the districts longrange planning These people are going to have to tell us how big a bond issue to call Hendricks referring to the districthired architectural firm of Jessen Associates from And I dont know Hendricks Currently Jessen architects are studying the longrange planning committees recommendations for meeting districtwide The committee predicted that within the next 10 NBISDs student population would increase by as much as 50 To meet this the committee recom mended that a new elementary school be con structed and that all campuses and the districts administrative office be Tonight when the NBISD board meets at New Braunfels High architects from Jessen will present their Hendricks The which will be held in the high school will begin at This will be the architects first presentation since they began studying the districts Hendricks expects them to present drawings of how current schools can be expanded to ac comodate more Hendricks does not expect the architects to have cost estimates for their recommendations They took the plans and have been studying the recommendations of the said Hen Theyve put the pencils to some of but not See Page 14 Universal City woman dies in onecar crash By DYANNE FRY Staff writer An 18yearold Universal City woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a onecar rollover on Texas 46 Sunday Susan Ann a senior at Providence High repor tedly was on her way home from a party in Bandera when her 1982 Mercury Lynx went off the right side of the skidded 550 feet and flipped three throwing the driver 40 The accident occurred at 6 eight tenths of a mile west of Blanco The victim was pronounced dead by Fred Justice of the Peace for Comal Countys precinct Two San Antonio men got away with minor injuries when their vehicle flipped on an IH 35 en trance ramp Monday Ricky Lee and Samuel were headed onto the expressways southbound lanes by way of the ramp just beyond Seguin Avenue at According to the police the took the ramp at an unsafe hit the curb and broke a light The a 1968 Mercury twodoor owned by Bos Auto Sales of San turned over several See Page 14 New Braunfels New Texas 195 14 Pages TUESDAY October 25 cents USPS 377880 Deadly disease Alcoholisms victims must face By CINDY RICHARDSON Staff writer If alcoholism were a communicable a national emergency would be William There are an estimated 9 million alcoholics in the United and over in Texas according to a recent pamphlet published by the Texas Com mission on Only a small percentage of these are on skid Its most definitely a said Steve at Mental Health And people deny it right to the Thats the hardest thing to Doring has been working with alcoholics for about 20 and professionally counseling them for Hes seen people from all occupations from skid row to stock insurance even an aerospace You name all segments and races are There is no single cause of but it usually starts when a person drinks to escape his Recent research has indicated that a persons tendency towards alcoholism might be Doring but this link has not been Its a complicated and insane he And alcoholism doesnt stop once youve con tracted the Its a yet treatable a time bomb waiting to Selfdenial is the worst problem most alcoholics Doring The alcoholic knows it alcohol is a problem and yet he denies it and continues to He says Its not that They sure will kid No one wants to be labelled Everyone has their own concept of what an alcoholic You cant force people to accept he I cant live their lives for I offer not Alcoholics usually seek help when they hit their when enough has happened to FBI hunting pill poisoner See Page 14 Steve Doring offers empathy in counseling alcoholics Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Martial law Polish Parliament eyes ban of Solidarity Poland AP Parliament is ex pected to outlaw the suspended Solidarity union this week and set up a twoyear timetable to restructure Polish unions under tight control of the ruling Communist Excerpts of a draft law obtained Monday by The Associated Press would sharply restrict the right to strike and allow walkouts only as a final resort requiring a weeks Violators would face stiff penalties including prison This law takes effect the day it is the draft law Registration of trade unions effected before this law lose their legal A Polish journalist and longtime union observer said the measure apparently is aimed at fragmenting the labor movement into myriads of mutually exclusive the first union in the Soviet bloc free of Communist Party was formed during August 1980 shipyard strikes in The government suspended it last 13 following waves of strikes and challenges to party At its peak the union had million Archbishop Jozef primate of the nations powerful Roman Catholic has expressed fears that violence might erupt if Solidarity were Supporters have staged sporadic bloody protests since the government suspended the union and detained its top Church sources in Rome said the tense situation in Poland had prompted Glemp to cancel his visit to the Vatican on They said his 12city North American including a possible meeting with President also hung in which has always operated under strict Communist Party is expected to vote on the proposed union law during a twoday session opening The measure provides for a new union structure based on professions and initially limited to the factory erasing Solidaritys immense power as a national Unions also would be forbidden to tack names like Solidarity onto their Although trade unions could be established in nationwide organizations would be forbidden until National organizations could form interunion central or beginning in Some Western observers said this timetable would allow the Communist Party to monitor union development and guard against the in dependent growth Solidarity In other the martiallaw regime sentenced Polands former ambassador to the United States to death for the official PAP news agency said It said former diplomat Romuald who defected to the United States shortly after the December was sentenced to death in absentia after the Supreme Military Prosecutors office appealed an unspecified lighter penalty handed down by a lower military court Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for hazy and warm by this then becoming fair and mild and partly cloudy and continued warm Winds will be southeasterly at 510 mph and light and variable Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will Rivals rematch its not the big football but in many the CanyonNew Braunfels volleyball matchup is more The two teams split last and both coaches expect a lot of action when they meet tonight for the first time this See Page TV CHICAGO f AP Two dozen suspects in the cyanide poisonings of seven people range from a young hippie to an old say in vestigators who are trying to find a link between the murders and hundreds of ExtraStrength Tylenol capsules dumped in a motel parking At a press briefing Monday Illinois Attorney General Tyrone Fahner said some of the suspects have a history of violent He did comment further on the people under He also said 10 to 12 more officers would be added to a task force of more than 100 people probing the murders of the seven Chicagoarea who died after swallowing the Tylenol that had been spiked with He also disclosed that preliminary lab tests found no trace of cyanide in the empty ExtraStrength Tylenol capsules and powder discovered in a suburban motel parking lot by two sheriffs deputies on the clay before the first The lab dont rule out a possible link between the poisonings and the discarded cap said who has called the incident one of several very substantial leads under in We still dont know why someone would throw out all those pills in a parking Fahner adding the material will be tested After the officers handled the they suffered nausea and But Fahner said Monday investigators are reasonably certain these were not symptoms of cyanide a trade group representing manufacturers and distributors of overthecounter drugs planned to meet with representatives of the Food and Drug Administration today to discuss safety in We think that perhaps there are ways we could make them drugs more secure once they have left the factory or the warehouse and are in fact in a drug or grocery said FDA Commissioner Arthur Hill Investigators believe the deaths are the result of one person salting store shelves with single bottles containing a few poisoned The Proprietary a trade set up task force to work with theFDA on the Also funeral services were set for three members of one family who died last week after taking the poisoned Adam his brother Stanley and Stanleys were to be buried after a joint Roman Catholic service in The city has banned the sale of the bestselling pain and state officials have urged consumers not to use it until the source of the cyanidetainted capsules is firmly On volunteers combed Chicago streets to try to alert all 3 million residents to warnings issued about the deadly Were going door to door in some places like seniorcitizen com said Deputy Police Superintendent Ira We canvassed a lot of churches and it will be a continous This is the first time weve been able to mobilize this many volunteers for one The volunteers handed out warning leaflets in Arabic and Polish in the citys ethnic neighborhoods because of c ncern that residents who speak litle English might not have understood the ban on Tylenol Lab technicians have tested more than 1 million capsules of Extra See Page 14 Students named to district choir Comal County has a voice in the high school District Twentytwo in At tryouts last New Braunfels High School placed eight students in the honorary Smithson Valley and Canyon each placed Glenn Green of Smithson Valley went all the way to the named first chair in the first tenor His classmate Mike King came in sixth in the same Joe Curtis Hinze and Ron Comer were respectively ranked fourth and fourteenth in the low bass Also placing from SVHS were Katie Soprano sixth chair and Stephanie Soprano 12th Canyons winners included first sopranos Tracy Ohm and Elizabeth ranked 10th and 13th second sopranos Amy Mazy and Tina ranked fourth and eighth Teresa 15thchair second alto and John Ray born and Patrick Voss ranked ninth and 15th in Bass Placing from New Braunfels were Robin Soprano eighth chair Lori 13thchair Alto I Sabrina 15thchair Alto I and Georgie lOthchair Alto Four men from NBHS also First tenor Kevin Schmidt was ranked and second tenor Shawn Jack ranked David Perez was fifth in the low bass and Robert Compton got 10th chair in the high Of the 580 students trying out at Churchill High School 256 were named to the with 16 in each of the eight All district winners will proceed to region tryouts on