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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 6, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas J MltQh h wonible Apartment complex sends building figures soaring By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Construction is looking up in New Projects given building permits during the month of September totaled in Thats approximately twice the August total of and more than twice the number racked up in September Accounting for almost half of last months total is one healthy project the first large apartment complex approved in the city this Langtry Village under con struction at 1565 81 will contain 88 living The job is being undertaken by Langtry Investments at a cost of Second on the September list is a squarefoot addition to Conroy Industries existing facility on IH 35 Cost of that project is estimated at A condominium project six units at Market Square was started Iftst Seidel Construction is putting in a cornerlot duplex at Bobolink and with units facing on different Bobby contractor for Lloyd is building a duplex on Residential permits were also issued for 12 singlefamily ranging in price from to Six of those homes are to be built on Sun Dance Street in Walnut First American Homes has two houses going Jerome contractor for Walnut is working on four zerolotline Building prices are and Higherpriced homes are going in at the Oakwood Harold Bonnett is building the project for Jim Bingham at 213 Michael Flume has a home under construction at 223 and Caddell Builders is working at 713 Construction price on that house is New Braunfels High School building trades classes have received a permit to build a home at 1315 Permits were also issued for a home at 1805 to be built by con tractor Lazaro Carrera for Sotero Mendoza and an house being built by Donald Duan at 231 Eight new commercial buildings were approved for a total of The list includes two restaurants and a church school Lazaro Carrera is building the church center at 138 Austin for Our of Perpetual Help Catholic Restaurants include a place of undefined denomination at 225 Lincoln and a delicatessen and ice cream parlor at 656 Loop Lollipop Childrens Wear is getting a new shop at the Courtyard Shopping A jewelry is also going in a the and a videotape machine store is planned on Loop New Braunffels New Texas 196 Zcituno at A WEDNESDAY October 25 cents 34 Pages Sections USPS 377880 Man poisoned by copycat in pill case By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A copycat inspired by the cyanidetainted drugs that killed seven people in Chicago may have been responsible for strychninelaced ExtraStrength Tylenol found hi a California authorities The incident in prompted Tylenols manufacturer to issue an urgent appeal for stores across ihe nation to withdraw all Tylenol capsule products from Many retailers already and Chicago and at least two Colorado and North have banned sale of the Three Tylenol bottles containing the poison were found in one on the shelves of a Its highlysuspected at this point in time that it was a copycat said police Jack Lee in where a 27yearold Greg treated for strychnine questioned by FBI agents for two hours told repor ters he had bought the strychnine tainted Tylenol two weeks before taking the capsule long before the Chicagoarea But besides calling the incident a possible copycat also said Blaggs account of the purchase date has not been Theres a possibility it might not have been purchased on or about Lee Lee said the revealed was believed to be a local and Illinois Attorney General Tyrone Fahner said there was no reason to suspect any connection between the California incident and last weeks deaths in Chicago and four At a Fahner also said investigators are now inclined to believe that only one person was involved in the Chicago poisonings and said a list of suspects had been narrowed to eight or all local He declined to but said none was in California at a time connected to the strychnine A federal law enforcement official who declined to be identified said investigators had not discounted a link in the two and Fahner said caution precludes me from saying there is no California Health Director Beverlee Myers called the discovery of the tainted bottles cause for notfor She told reporters in Sacramento that her department was sending in vestigators to about 100 miles north of San to collect all the Tylenol they could find within 25 questioned by FBI agents for two hours told repor ters he had bought the strychnine tainted Tylenol two weeks before taking the capsule long before the Chicagoarea But besides calling the incident a possible copycat also said Blaggs account of the purchase date has not been who heads a task force of more than 100 investigators from county and state said officials are checking whether someone who wanted Johnson Johnson stock prices to fall was stock price has dropped from 47Va to 39 since Fahner also said not all of the primary suspects have been in terviewed and it looks less and less that its more than one person Were better off than we were he said of the progress of the I think were Sec Page IDA Reach for the sAy Many local schools are paying special attention to Fire Prevention Week this Fireman Robert Reed discusses the by Cindy Richnntsun ladder truck to students at Lamar Firemen are conducting fire drills at this week at local Marathon meeting NBISD board suspends three NBHS students after fourhour session By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer For being caught with alcohol on school three New Braunfels High School ages 15 and have been expelled for the remainder of this school Trustees of the New Braunfels Independent School District arrived at this decision Tuesday night after discussing it for almost four hours behind closed This is the second such case the board has considered in the last two At their last meeting on trustees voted 42 to expel a 17yearold male for the full year for being caught with alcohol on the high school campus after a home football That case was similar to the one considered by the board Tuesday in that the three girls were also found in possession of alcoholic beverages on the high school campus after a football With the exception of trustee board voted unanimously Tuesday to expel the three girls a sophomore and freshman for the remainder of this which ends in In voting against the onesemester Reimer noted that he did not support the oneterm but instead supported the recom mendation of the school Reimer was referring to the recommendation made by John principal of New Braunfels High which called for the girls being suspended for the full Not wanting to reveal the specific facts of the school board president Margy Waldrip noted in a telephone interview that the board had very definite reasons for deciding to expel the three girls for one semester in comparison to its decision two weeks ago to expel the 17yearold male for a full We have to consider each case separately as it comes before said They were different cases and we considered each on the total Trustees took considerable time discussing the facts of the case in executive session with three their parents and attorneys and finally amongs The board went into executive session shortly after and did not reconvene in open session until almost After the board arrived at its See Pcge 10A Planners backs annexation of thinlypopulated areas By DYANNE FRY Staff writer As discussed in a workshop meeting last the New Braunfels Planning Zoning Commission is officially recommending annexation of three areas outside New Braunfels city The unanimous taken Tuesday urges the City Council to start annexation proceedings immediately on targeted areas 8 a strip along Krueger Lane and 12 a strip along FM Area another Krueger Lane will be in New Braunfels extraterritorial jurisdiction after area 8 is and should be taken into the city as soon as commissioners The group also directed City Planning Director Debra Goodwin to do some preliminary feasibility studies on areas and The commissions longrange plan targets all three and four others for annexation before the end of Commissioners are trying to steer a course around an impending change in the city election The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund MALDEF is pushing for singlemember with minority populations given a chance to elect their own Moving the city limits could affect population densities in various parts of Corrun missioners decided at their 28 workshop that pending annexations could complicate the work of the Districting Charter Review Theres also a possibility that the annexations could be vetoed by the Justice So the commission is going for areas containing little or no such as the strips on Krueger and Annexation of those areas will secure the city against encroachment by Schertz and other cities to the William who owns property off Krueger applauded the commissions I want to be in the ETJ of New not he The next three sections mentioned are much but have low residential development at this Area 10 would extend the city limits farther into Eleven covers the territory occupied by General Portland and other rock crushing Area 13 extends into the hill country off Texas outside Loop In other the commission gave final plat approval on four with certain discrepancies mentioned by Goodwin to be worked out before construction For Schneider to be located south of the planning director asked for clarification of the subdivisions bearing onto Solms She made a similar request for Thrasher a property recently platted so that a house could be moved Inside Todays Weather It will be mostly cloudy today and partly cloudy with southeast winds at 1015 mph dropping to 510 mph Probability of thundershowers is 40 percent and 20 percent tonight and Sunset will be at and sunrise Thursday will be at Unicorns win It has been a good week for the New Braunfels Unicorns in its intracity rivalry with Canyon Friday the football team bested the and the volleyball team followed suit Page 2C 7A Marathon session makes architects delay presentation If it hadnt been for the baseball game on the evening might have been a total But luckily for Austin architects who had planned to meet with the New Braunfels school board Tuesday night there was a TV in one of the side rooms of New Braunfels High While the architects cooled their heels watching the board of trustees of the New Braunfels Independent School District met in closed door session for almost four hours to discuss a student discipline they gave up and went Architects from Jessen and Associates which was hired by the board earlier this year to work on the districts expansion were originally set to make their first presentation They have been studying the recommendations made by the districts longrange planning committee and planned to present slides and drawings of how present campuses could be expanded to accomodate more Preparations for the new elementary school which the district is planning to build probably also would have been The district has taken an option on a 20acre tract of land off FM 725 toward McQueeney for this new Hendricks said Monday that the district has put down a downpayment for this Knowing that the board would probably take quite some time to discuss the discipline case in closed door Hendricks told the architects to appear before the board at approximately 9 See Page IDA
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