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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 18, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas                                has mobile home in wake of September crash Jimmy Maxwell works on the new front of Lee iSimons Staff photo by Cindy Richardson ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer The house on IH 35s southbound bank doesnt look quite like it used A rough stone back rooms of weathered wood and a shiny new mobile home are being brought together under one Jimmy a friend of the family that lives was laying felt for shingles Tuesday Most people buy a trailer house and they add on a couple of quipped Martha We did it the other way What Id like to know what every happened to the guy that ran into this place she Hes out of the Why isnt he in jail About suppertime on a man in a Chevrolet pickup paid a surprise visit to Shockeys Lee He brought the pickup right into the house with putting a goodsized hole in the north The impact blew out the far wall and shook up who had just lain down to take a James 31yearold driver of the was treated for bodily injuries at McKenna Memorial State highway trooper Jon Llndley also ordered a blood It showed an alcohol content of over three times the level at which a person is considered legally Lindley filed a Driving While In toxicated but no one seems to know what happened to Roberts after If Id arrested him but I didnt arrest said I waited for the blood He filed his complaint with County Attorney Bill and said the County CourtatLaw issued a warrant for Roberts Reimer said there was a See Page 12A New Braunfels Herald New Texas 224 20 Pages2 Sections USPS 377880 Reagan eyes arms signa to Soviets WASHINGTON AP In a confidencebuilding message to the Soviet President Reagan is planning to propose new measures to guard against accidental nuclear according to administration In a speech nearing completion and to be delivered within a Reagan will call for improving the hot line between Washington and Moscow and more notification before nuclear missile the sources The speech is designed to assure the late President Leonid Brezhnevs successors that the United States is committed to arms Reagan will draw attention to the massive sums the two superpowers spend on defense and urge a mutual effort to reverse the nuclear weapons said the who asked not to be While Brezhnevs death last Wednesday is not viewed by officials as ushering in a new era of Soviet foreign Reagan and his advisers are taking the occasion to caJl for improved In the the sources Reagan intends to show how proposals for cutting back nuclear missiles can foster Now under negotiation in the proposals would cut back by one third and Soviet intercontinental nuclear and reduce or eliminate nuclear missiles in Prospects for an early agreement are See Page 12A Appraising the matter Tax rolls to be finished soon costs held below nearby counties By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer If given the most folks wouldnt have too much nice to say about the Comal County Central Appraisal District especially the Comal Independent School District and Comal County tax Those two entities are still waiting for their respective tax But Chief Appraiser Glenn Brucks said Thursday the wait wont be too much Im hoping well be finished with everything before but Im saying well be done at least by the end of the Brucks And that means with All tax offices will have an physical tax roll for their The Appraisal Office is still in the process of correcting the preliminary tax rolls received by the school board got a certified value for CISD of from Brucks at its 16 and with began its taxrate setting How accurate is the certified if the rolls still have errors on them The changes that still need to be made involve mostly misspelled names and incorrect Brucks In some the legal description of the property needs but very seldom would that involve a value At the 16 Brucks and Leroy chairman of the Appraisal drew some moderate fire from the CISD board of I question your order of stated Kenneth Why did NBISD New Braunfels Independent School District get its preliminary rolls when we needed ours six months before they do We divided our work into two and one area had the smaller of the two school districts in Brucks So we did it to get it out of the Since both had to be done for the countys I didnt see why it mattered NBISD or CISD I see that Glyn Goff tax assessorcollector for NBISD is on the appraisal and Im won dering if our district had a tax assessorcollector on the would we have gotten better service asked trustee Carey Thats a rather leading that insinuates GofC got special Goodson And I dont think thats the case at Our report was that NBISD got their preliminary rolls weeks earlier than we McWilliams No Brucks chimed Preliminary rolls were delivered to Goffs office the day after preliminary rolls were given to CISD Tax AssessorCollector Neuse The 20day notices did go out earlier to but thats Brucks Another concern I have is the delivery of a final product that is Wunderlich How can we accomplish this next year This we made great en deavor to conform to Neuses The letter he wrote me back in telling me how the rolls had been set up slipped past Brucks because I was trying to work out one way for The chief appraiser added that several different methods have been as ways to improve the communication between the different taxing entities and the appraisal district off CISD pays over 46 percent of the Appraisal Districts taxing NBISD foots 21 percent of the See Page 12A Last exit If this truck actually did follow the sign to the Engel Road it could be a rough to say the An errant motorist Staff photo Ijy Cindy Richardson knocked down this sign on IH 35 south of New causing the arrow to point in a rather confusing Inside Great Smokeout Today is the day when smokers across American put down their cigarettes for 24 hours and hopefully learn something about themselves in the Its the Great American and smokers will discover that 1 going cold turkey isnt so bad after or 2 that their habit is rooted pretty Either it should get the message Page Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for cloudy tonight and Probability of showers is 50 percent today and 20 percent and a 50 percent chance of thundershowers Winds will be from the southeast at 10 mph becoming southerly at 510 mph Sunset will be at and sunrise Friday will be at Ready For The Playoffs Its business as usual with the New Braunfels Unicorn football who feel Friday nights playoff match with Carrizo Springs is just another The District 134A champions have a talented opponent in the but the Unicorns are pretty See Page STOCKS 2A TV Unicorn band brings home state first division mark Wayne director of the New Braunfels High School Unicorn is pretty proud of his as well he should The band not only brought home first division ratings from the Region XII University In terscholastic League marching contest in Austin last But it also went on to receive a first division rating this week in UIL state preliminary marching competition for Class 4A bands also held in New Braunfels was one of seven bands which was awarded the first division rating for its marching and inspection in the state competition this Tucker A total of 27 bands from throughout the state competed in this A first division rating on a onetofivc UIL scale represents a nearperfect a band booster spokeswoman This is the highest that the this year under the field direction of Drum Majors Mike Gajawski and Darrel has Tucker Had the band been named in the top five instead of the top seven it could have gone on to compete for state he The top five bands were chosen to go from the preliminary competition to the he The Unicorn under direction of Tucker and Mike assistant received a first division for its inspection and Those judging the bands performance had high complementary remarks for the band at both he regional and state You are the best band Ive seen today you execute with a great deal of spirit and This group really impressed me today with execution and one inspection judge at the regional compeition Still other judges complemented the band on its variety in drill and striking One judge in noting his pleasure at seeing the bands performance complemented Tuckers in struction and fine teaching and student response in evidence The bands first division rating at the marching contest now places the band in contention for UIL To earn a UIL the band must make a first division in concert and sightreading The other two contests will be held next Strange verdict convicts company but acquits officials in bid scam AUSTIN AP1 A inrve naruHnvinul that AUSTIN AP A jurys paradoxical verdict that a Waco construction company is guilty of rigging bids but its top officials are innocent has left the firms attorney Young Brothers one of the states largest highway construction was convicted Wednesday of federal bidrigging and mail fraud charges stemming from a 1977 Gillespie County construction After 14 hours of deliberations over two jurors also acquitted Young Brothers president Francis Young and vice president John It doesnt seem said attorney Robert Naturally we feel the verdict with the officers was but we dont understand why they would try to find the corporation Young said he thought jurors simply found it easy to convict a I guess it was a way to slap our Young Its not like It would have been horrible if Miller or I had been With a cor youre just talking about He said the companys conviction would be ap No sentencing date has been but the firm could be fined more than a and could be barred from vying for contracts for up to three Young Brothers was suspended in July by the state highway department from the monthly bidding on construction Testimony during the sixday trial centered on a purported payoff to the Waco firm by Brannan Contractors of Victoria for an intentionally high bid on the Gillespie A state civil suit based on the same allegations is pending against the Of the more than 20 Texas contractors charged with bidrigging since the investigation of alleged antitrust violations began in only one other contractor has gone to Schwope of San Antonio was acquitted in Other firms which have pleaded guilty or no contest to the charges have paid the federal government more than million in State settlements from contractors amount to more than   

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