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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 14, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas illrjropier wom box Cougars punt 308 Page 7A Unicorn runners place in Austin Page 6A New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeitunQ NfV 791 fifi POIIQOA SUNDAY November 50 cents 221 66 Sections USPS 377880 Reagan axes sanctions on Soviet pipeline WASHINGTON fAP President Reagan announced Saturday agreement has been reached on new guidelines restricting allied trade with the Soviet permitting him to drop sanctions against industrial nations helping Moscow build its natural gas The action defuses a serious rift between the United States and its allies in Europe and We have agreed not to engage in trade arrangements which contribute to the military or strategic advantage of the or serve to preferentially aid the heavily militarized Soviet Reagan said in a nationally broadcast radio Now that weve achieved an agreement with our allies which provides for stronger and more effective there is no further need for these and I arn lifting them he Reagan announced what he called a plan of with these major elements attention will be given to high technology including those used in oil and gas urgent study of Western energy alternatives will be launched with em phasis on dependence on energy imports from the Soviet new contracts for the purchase of Soviet natural gas will be signed or ap proved during the course of the study of alternative energy controls on the transfer of strategic items to the Soviet Union will be for monitoring financial relations with the Soviet Union will be established without delay and the ex port credit policies of the nations involved will be I believe this new agreement is a victory for all the Reagan It puts in place a much needed policy in the economic area to complement our policies in the security Leaving the White House for a day trip to Chicago for a private memorial service in honor of his late Reagan was asked what sort of signal he intended to send the the Soviet I hope the signal will be that we are ready for better relations anytime they he Reagans pipeline coming shortly after he visited the Soviet embassy here to pay respects to the memory of Soviet President Leonid was coupled with a message to the new leaders in the Saying prospects for peace are brighter because of the Western alliances display of Reagan said that if the new Soviet leaders act in a responsible they will meet a ready and positive response from the The agreement was forged after months of negotiations between the United States and its industrial which began after West Germany and Italy bitterly objected to being the targets of the Reagan Outside of the White Reagan was See Page 14A District champs Niaw Braunfels Unicorn wingback Stoney clenched fist high in as he enters the dressing room nloments after the Unicorns had defeated Hays to clinch the 13AAAA cham who wound up with Q spotless district face jCarrizo Springs in the first round of the playroffs Page 6 Slnll photo by John Seiner Austin man hurt on IH 35 A car flipped on southbound IH 35 Saturday crossed the grass median and two op posing lanes of and wound up on the far northbound The 26yearold Charles Saldana of was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital by the Emergency Medical The ambulance report indicated he had multiple abrasions and possible neck and back a McKenna spokesman said he was treated and The accident occurred at just across the Guadalupe County line near Busseys Flea Saldanas was the only vehicle State highway trooper Jim Shea said he took a blood sample from the A fire apparently originating near a floor furnace caused damage to the home of Edwin Preiss at 418 California on The residents werent but fire trucks reported to the scene after a neighbor reported smoke coming out of the house at A New Braunfels Fire Department spokesman said there some living room furniture was partly and there was some smoke and heat damage to other Firefighters had been called an hour earlier to another home at 855 to answer a report of smoke coming out of the What it was a night light had shorted said assistant chief Robert It was still plugged in to the and it smelled like We traced and that was what it Inside Todays Weather Today will be windy and Southerly winds will shift back to the north before blowing 1520 miles per hour and Tonight will be clear and followed by a cool Bobcats Prevail It took one last great defensive play stopping an Abilene Christian twopoint conversion at tempt with less than two minutes left to cap a tremendous defensive effort for the Southwest Texas State Bobcats as they stopped ACU1413 to claim their third straight Lone Star Conference See Page Last respects Mourners continued to jam downtown Moscow to pay their respects to Leonid who died Wednesday of a heart See Page Taxes fight By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer It looks like the new county tax rate will end up being between 24 and 26 cents per valuation much less than last years 33cent County Auditor Bate Bond said What makes matters is that the county will be ad vertising a 40 to 50 percent increase in the effective tax Bond noted in a telephone Property values listed on this years county tax rolls have gone up because the Central Appraisal District reassessed each parcel of land at fair market So even if the rate goes an individual County rate going but tax bill may rise property owner might still be paying more For a building valued at last year would have been taxed at 33 cents per The owner would have owed in If the appraisal district determined this that this building is actually worth and this years county rate is set at 25 the owner will owe Some may be paying less county taxes since Com missioners Court has approved a 40 per cent homestead exemption for qualifying A 1981 state consitutional amendment was passed which gave counties the authority to grant an additional 40 percent homestead exemption to those taxpayers who Commissioners Court ap proved this exemption earlier this year to benefit Comal County This amendment is Bond noted to shift a bigger burden onto business and industrial taxpayers from residential Commissioners Court didnt do this intentionally they didnt set out to play Robin said Its just the way it Because Commissioners Court granted a 40 percent homestead this has lowered the amount of tax that can be raised by Comal County See Page 14A NBISD may move roof beams At long it looks like the old beams from the original roof of New Braunfels High School which have been sitting in that schools parking lot for more than a year might be This is according to an item on Tuesday nights agenda for the board of trustees of the New Braunfels Independent School which will meet in the high school library at NBISD attorney Jack Borchers will address the removal of the roof beams at the end of that according to the The beams have been sitting in the parking lot for this long because they were the subject of a series of tests done by roof In the summer of school district officials were advised by consulting engineers to close down the nig school gym and a portion of the cafeteria the roof beams covering these areas were found to be The district did close down these por See Page 14A Taxing discussion Comal ISO trustees to mull tax rate Tuesday Tax matters take up much of the agenda for Tuesdays meeting of the Comal In dependent School District Board of Trustees will meet at in the central administration building at 1421 81 The school tax office has had some trouble coordinating efforts with the Comal County Appraisal which put values on all CISD property for the first time this The board has requested that Glenn Chief Ap praiser and Leroy chairman of the appraisal district Board of be present at this After reviewing preliminary figures from the appraisal CISD Superintendent Edgar Willhelm has come Up with three possible tax The cents per would meet the budget but still bring in an amount less than three percent over that collected last If trustees adopt this they will not have to hold public taxincrease Willhelm says this rate provides for a very small contingency fund in the 198283 Alternate rates proposed are cents and 70 cents per both of which would require a hearing Last years tax applied to properties before the reappraisal took was per CISD attorney Lonnie Chunn will report on the progress of the Quo Warranto procedure for reducing the ninemember board to seven Willhelm reports that paperwork has been done and a petition Discussion will continue on revisions to the district policy Trustees will take a final reading and may make final modifications to sections C and con cerning accounting and purchasing procedures and employee Some more changes in section which deals with educational have also been Sections E and G will come up for a first The Canyon High School band has asked permission to go to the Six Flags Festival next Willhelm is recommending that the board approve the A report is forthcoming from the State Property Tax Board on a utilities appeal submitted by Trustees will also hear a report on the mostlycompleted track at Smithson Valley listen to a faculty administrative presentation on the districts instructional discuss a few more points on student fundraising projects and consider Wrings and ex tended sick leave for Black add spice to shuttle astronauts flight SPACE Houston AP Mealtime was a little frustrating Saturday for astronaut Robert He likes his news in the morning and his coffee with and he couldnt get either The Marine colonel took it in The tough will When the crew gathered in their space cabin for Overmyer couldnt find his Did you ask Rita astronaut dietician how many coffees with cream she put onboard Overmyer asked Mission I cant find Its all a he If the guys hid it on I cant find This lack of coffee with cream sounds like one of your major joked Weve got half the MOCR Mission Operations Control Room working on I think the guys hid them on Over myer referring to his crewmates Vance Joseph Allen and William I think thats what We got coffee black and then coffee with cream and sugar and we got it all but I dont have any coffee with Then he added But thats all the tough will Minutes Stewart broke I have good said the Your coffee with There should be 12 of them in holder wrap 2 in MF14H a cabinet Be sakd I cant find holder wrap think they hid it on Im said We cant control what your crew does to Later in the CapCom Mike Coats took over in Mission If you got any weve just sitting here trying to eat some BBQ Wed be happy to said The big said is that the Space Shuttle successfully deployed a couple of satellites the last couple of Other than suggested He asked but was put A public affairs official was dispatched to See Page 14A
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