New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 7, 1982

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

November 07, 1982

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 7, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Dallas j New Braunfels New Texas HoraldZeltunQ Kl fMt d A Dnjann SUNDAY 1982 50 cents 217 64 Sections USPS 377880 Help from Austin commissioners to talk By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer The probability of Comal County obtaining legislative help to combat tourism and growth related problems will be addressed Monday by John Traeger DSeguin in Commissioners Traegers talk which is set for 10 in the Commissioners Courtroom first floor of the Courthouse will be a rare appearance for the newly reelected in that he does not often get to New let alone appear before Commissioners In last weeks Trager was reelected to his second term as senator of District which encompasses Comal and numerous other Traeger shall be present along with his Ed to situation Comal County finds itself in coping with the many problems of River Road and the Guadalupe Tim administrative assistant to stated in the courts agenda Questions of legislative support for Comal County is one area Traeger shall Darilek This applies to both statewide legislation and special For many Comal Commissioners have felt ordinancemaking powers would help them combat some of the tourist and growthrelated Obtaining ordinancemaking would require that new laws be passed by the Texas Several terms of the legislature have considered offering counties ordiancemaking powers on a local option but no final legislation has been In recent the topic of again proposing such legislation to the new state legislature which will meet in January has been discussed among members of the Comal County Growth and Development This 13member composed of residents from all areas of the was ap pointed last spring by Commissioners Court to study the countys tourist and recreational related The which has set a selfdestruct date in will be responsible for recommending solutions to the court as to how the countys problems could be More im the committee will also have to suggest ways in which their recommendations can be Committee some of which will probably be present at Mondays have not yet proposed any specific They discussed how a county sales tax on a local option basis might help draw in funds to the county to help meet some of its At the committees last meeting in Republican Edmund who has since been elected as the new District 46 State Represen promised to help pass any legislation the committee might get the legislature to The newlyelected representative also that just because you walk in the door See Page 16A Clements looks for reasons for defeat AUSTIN AP Bill Clements woke up tired and disappointed the day after the general election and asked an aide what happened to his apparently surefire reelection Where did that truck go the assistant told the 65yearold Republican who made political history in 1978 by becoming the Texas first GOP governor this We ticketsplitters took a beating last was Clements own explanation to reporters of his defeat by Democrat Mark Clements said he had not had time to explore the causes of his but others quickly pointed out a record million voter turnout resulting largely from a unified campaign drive by The straighttalking Dallas who had no experience as a political candidate before the 1978 governors believes his party will come but not with him as a When you take a which we you lick your wounds and you come back for another and certainly the Republican Party will rebound from this they will come he Remember 1980 the year President Ronald Reagan carried Texas when the Democrats had their tail between their legs and running for cover They came When Clements scored the surprise win over Attorney General John Hill in some called it a David and Goliath victory over a Democratic Party that had made Texas a oneparty state for many I represent all of the people of the Clements said after that I intend for us to have a legislative program that is responsive to this He proudly declared himself a not a politician and carried that theme throughout his first term and his unsuccessful re election He stressed the importance of selecting the right staff and making the right appointments to state boards and He brought in a rich South Texas Tobin to recommend You dont surround yourself with ribbon he He rapidly became known as a workaholic When he could not make a speech or he sent his secret weapon his Im having a wonderful time being Clements told reporters grinning from ear to ear and Clements was not always successful in his dealings with the predominantly Democratic See Page 16A Last chance for Wurstfest Todays the final day to enjoy the drink and just plain fun of the 1982 Myron Floren top and his accordion have already made their final but theres plenty of other fine You could do the everpopular chicken bottom left like Sherry Henke Miss Loverwurst and Roger Reininger Der Grosse Or you could just eat funnel bottom right like threeyearold Casey Marie Inside Wurstfest Weather Comal County skies will be mostly cloudy today through with areas of drizzle this morning and highs in the The probability of measurable rain is less than 20 Playoff Bound The New Braunfels Unicorns football team clinched at least second place in District IS AM A Friday night and with it a spot in years high school Senior tailback Earl Wilson was the gaining 172 yards and scoring three times in the 280 win over See Page OneTwo Punch Kim Whitaker and Kourtney Kahler finished in their usual spots first and second at the regional crosscountry meet Saturday at Fort Sam The Unicorn girls paced by that onetwo had a high enough overall score to qualify the entire team for next weeks State meet in See Page Local results certified despite protest By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Canyon Lake businesswoman Lois Duggan was back in Commissioners Court protesting a portion of the votes cast in the 2 The votes were direct descendants of 43 absentee votes she questioned after the May Republican The commissioners were making but steady progress with their vote can vassing and certifying until the envelope from Precinct 17 was That was Duggans I came here to ask the court not to canvass or certify the votes for 4 Commissioner from 750 Rusk My premise has and still that the commissioners court has the authority to void those Duggan The votes in question were cast by residents of River a county mental health in the 4 Commissioner Duggan had a similar complaint after the May primary when 43 residents from that facility voted absentee in that In the GOP Republican Bill George won that race over Duggan by 19 and then defeated incumbent Orville Heitkamp on As limited partners in River Gardens meaning they have invested money for the operating expenses of the George and his wife have repeatedly denied any wrong The residents at River Gardens have a right to And Duggan continues to infer that there was hankypanky going George has But the rules were followed to the Im not questioning their right to just the manner in which they the River Gardens residents Duggan said There is also a deep question in my mind whether George was entitled to be on that This is a dangerous gen There lias never been such a cut and pinpointed issue of voting man See Page 16A Reagan gearing up for 84 WASHINGTON AP Paul selected by President Reagan to head the Republican National said Saturday he is convinced that Reagan will seek reelection in I got a clear enough signal to satisfy Laxalt told an administration That the senator followed his declaration to the president that he would refuse the post if Reagan would not run My political instincts told me he would be a the senator later told while acknowledging that uncertainty over the nations unemployment now at a 42year record of could stay the presidents The choice of Laxalt was seen by one ad ministration official as evidence the president was assembling a reelection and the senators comments sent the strongest signal yet that Reagan would run As he entered the White House grounds for a lunch with the Laxalt said the president had not told him what political course would be Ill be frank to tell you that if I personally didnt think that he was going to be a I wouldnt be accepting this Other Republican officials said in terpreted the choice of one of the presidents oldest political allies and chairman of his 1980 election as a sign that the president would seek a second The twoterm Nevada senator would replace Richard Richards as party See Page 16A dock rules top City Council list By DYANNE FRY Staff writer The New Braunfels City Council hopes to learn just who has the authority to regulate the buildings of docks and boathouses this John general manager of the GuadalupeBlanco River has been asked to appear at the meeting at City The question came up when the city got a request for a permit to build boat hoist extending 12 feet into the Guadalupe The council has reviewed an or dinance requiring that detailed engineering plans be submitted for all proposed river and river bank But questions have been raised about the citys authority to enforce such an Allocation of Entitlement federal revenue sharing is also high on the list for An estimated will be See Page 16A ;

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