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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 10, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas                                ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer I II call at Sleepy Hollow Planning commission approves condo project on 32 vote Strong testimony on both sides of a rezoning issue led to a split vote by the Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday William agent for Bayside Petroleum wants to put 12 condominium units on acres of Guadalupe River frontage along Gruene He brought an attorney and an architect with photos and a scale model to help plead his case at the Most of the 10 neighboring property owners showed up to speak against When all the arguments were the commission with three members absent voted 32 in favor of a zoning change to allow the Members then called a fiveminute with 11 agenda items still to be Its going to be interesting to hear what the City Council mut tered John Dierksen as acting chairman of the did not City Council has final say on any zoning The land in question is zoned which would allow duplexes to be Condominiums would require R 3 I think we could design something where we could put almost as many duplexes on that tract as we can Gallagher figuring eight to 10 But the land tract is a steep bluff leading down to the and con struction costs would be Gallagher thought the investors could do better building highquality units for rather than renting units at the prices they would need to break His Barry feels the project theyve come up with would be an overall asset for the surrounding The architect described it as earthshelter two and threebedroom units would be built partially into the providing natural insulation and cutting down on energy Where trees would be left and the builders dont plan to do anything to the lower bank he Parking areas would be located near Gruene above the and also screened off by Neighbors of the proposed complex looked at the pictures and but still protested the zoning We feel like we have a unique piece of property said Ricky soninlaw of Claude Stroud across the We bought that land hoping that nobody would ever build on that We couldnt believe that anybody would See Page 12A Savage indicted four times in wake of tragic crash By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Four indictments for involuntary manslaughter were returned against a 22yearold San Antonio man by a Corrial County Grand Jury William Dale a private stationed at Fort Sam was charged with driving while in toxicated when his 1970 Volkswagen struck and killed four members of the Ruben Sauceda walking along Highway The charges against Savage were upped to involuntary manslaughter after results from a blood test were The test showed his alcohol level was over more than twice 10 legal limit in In seven individuals were indicted including Savage Royce Brown for theft of property by check and David Frank Cook of 126 San and Elizabeth Ann Smith also known as Elizabeth Ann Cook of 119 San each indicted on two counts of burglary of a habitation with intent to commit driving while intoxicated subsequent offense indictments were returned against Her menegildo Robles of 1929 Santos Bustos Montoya of 815 and Edwardo Rojas Aleinan of 1239 San AV New SKSSSSSCT Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeitunq 91 R WEDNESDAY November 25 cents 218 38 Sections USPS 377880 Illegal treecutting yielded this wide path to Canyon Lake Staff photos by Debbie DeLoach The unkindest cut of all Trees being clear cut at Canyon Cutting down trees on federal land is a crime in more ways than and its happening around the shores of Canyon Lake at a pace that frightens Park Ranger Elvin We get the occasional shoreline like cutting down a small shrub or tree for campfire but nothing like Munsell said Cutting down 50 to 60 live oak trees to get a better view of the lake just blows my Munsell and the Corps of Engineers are investigating at least three different instances of clear cutting discovered within the last two the park ranger In two the swath of trees 40 to 50 in number that were cut down were mostly But below an area between Hancock Oak Hills and Scenic Terrace at least 50 to 60 live oak trees were chopped down just so someone could have a better view of the Park Ranger Judy Scott said that the Corps of Engineers has a Lakeshore Management Policy and Vegetative Management Plan for each of the 21 lakes in the Fort Worth which includes Canyon The land management objectives of these policies and plans are enforced under Title 36 of the Code of Federal and cutting down for whatever is These arent mere saplings being as the ruler shows The trees around the shoreline of Canyon Lake have an aesthetic as well as providing a natural habitat for Trees are far more important than a stack of fence posts or a good view of the Scott All major tree cutting incidents are reviewed by Don a forester in the Corps District Office in Fort He evaluates each case based on the location and condition of the and works with the Corps legal counsel to arrive at a final value for the trees that have been Reservoir Manager Philip Parsley In some the value of a single live oak that is in good condition may approach several hundred and violators can be subject to stiff Ownership of land adjoining Corps lakes conveys no rights or special privileges on government Parsley And he invited all adjoining property real estate con and prospective pur chasers of land adjacent to government property to visit with him at the Corps Office near the and learn more about the Lakeshore Management Policy and the federal laws that protect the shoreline of Canyon DEBBIE DeLOACH Polish officials say protest call failed Poland AP Soldiers with fixed bayonets and police with automatic weapons patrolled two Polish cities today and authorities claimed factories operated un disturbed despite Solidaritys call for an eighthour sitdown The staterun Warsaw radio said workers reported to their jobs across Poland at the start of the 6 midnight EST Tuesday to 2 But it was impossible to verify whether Poles were heeding the Solidarity call for an eighthour protest in which they would report for their but only pretend to The Solidarity underground did not ask supporters to stay home and said workers should avoid the factory takeovers that had marked its pre martial law job Industrial plants keep on working without a hitch in various parts of the the official PAP news agency Warsaw radio said there were isolated incidents and some at tempts to distribute leaflets at plant gates around It did not elaborate on the The extent of the work protest and nationwide rallies called by Solidarity for the afternoon was seen as a crucial indicator of the undergrounds strength following Parliaments banning of the union In the southern city of Western reporters said university students protested peacefully for 15 minutes against the expulsion of 10 students found with printing equip ment in their and te dispersed without police Official sources in Gdansk said police and army patrols of 1015 men each roamed the streets near the Lenin where Solidarity was born in August 1980 sitdown Police patrols also were beefed up in the In the factories appeared to be operating Buses and streetcars ran on and there were no posters or flags like those placed on the Gdansk shipyard gates during wildcat protests last Western reporters touring major Marsaw factories were barred from going Workers en tering the factories refused to speak to The scene contrasted sharply to strikes called by Solidarity before it See Page 12A Veterans Day Program scheduled for Main Plaza Thursday Mayor Stratemann County Judge Max State Bennie Bock II and former Am bassadoratLarge Bob Krueger will speak at a Veterans Day celebration in the Main Plaza The New Braunfels High School band will open the ceremony at 10 with a medley of patriotic When the band strikes up the Marine Hymn and other service veterans and service groups will march in from San Antonio led by the schools Marine ROTC Color Marching groups will form up west of the plaza at All veterans are invited to When the ranks are Mayor Stratemann will read a proclamation declaring 11 Veterans Harry chaplain of Comal American Legion Post will give the The ROTC unit will then present the colors as the band plays the national The mayor and judge will offer brief Fly your Flag Thursday welcome followed by a greeting from World War II veteran Ward past Department Adjutant for the American Bock will also make a greeting and Krueger will deliver the main The band and color guard will present closing ceremonies at 11 The downtown celebration is sponsored by New Braunfels veterans and service Special recognition will be given to World War II and Vietnam Schools set programs The Comal Independent School District will celebrate Veterans Day with flagraising ceremonies and patriotic Smithson Valley High School will honor retired Tays in a flag ceremony at Tays is a veteran of both World War II and having served as a teacher and The band and choir will provide and taps will be sounded as the flag is lowered to half mast for the Canyon High Schools starting at will include a short speech by veteran Jim CISD trustee and former Canyon The Student Council will make presentations to each veteran on the present and will also honor those from the central school board and local American Legion and See Page 12A Parking lot shuffle may solve Landa woes Inside The dance could be called the Parking Lot The steps were a little but the rhythm was And the Landa Parks and Recreation Advisory Board took to the idea like ducks on What started out as a fairly heated discussion Tuesday night on whether the destiny of Prince Solms Park was concrete and parking ended on a much happier And the credit for the idea goes to City Manager The parks department is presently in the midst of a capital improvement project to construct a square foot parking lot along Fredericksburg near the Howard Street in The City Council approved the project with 75 percent being done meaning city crews and up to the laying of the The other day the city manager approached me with this acting parks director Court Thieleman told the He why not take the proposed parking lot on and make it into tennis courts and volleyball courts pave over the existing tennis and volleyball courts and make that a parking lot1 I thought it was a terrific and so did several members of the City Council Monday Thieleman See Page 12A Todays Weather Expect more of the same through according to the weather It will remain partly cloudy tonight and Thursday with a 20 percent chance of Winds will be out of the south 1015 becoming light and variable Sunset tonight will be at Sunrise is expected at Thursday   

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