Sunday, November 21, 1982

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 21, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas mo r op orpble box JtexM New Braunfels Haw Texas HgraldZdtung 226 fiRPanoc KSantionc SUNDAY November 50 cents 226 68 Sections USPS 377B80 Council to look at redistricting plan By DYANNE FRY Staff writer The City Council will be looking at recom mendations from the Charter Review Committee and the Parks Advisory Board Monday The meeting will begin at in the council chamber at City The charter committee will present its plan for dividing New Braunfels into four voting each of which would elect one member to the City Under the plan agreed upon in the three remaining council members would be elected at large by a plurality Committee chairman Margaret Naegelin has a sample district map to She will also recommend opening a voting box in the West End which makes up most of district The parks which last met will urge council to go ahead with City Manager Delashmutts idea of turning the Landa Park tennis courts into a parking and putting new tennis and volleyball courts in the place of a parking lot that was to be built on Fredericksburg Since the Landa tennis courts are located close to Hinman Island board members think that might reduce the need to enlarge the parking lot at Prince Solms Park on the other side of Hinman At the 9 board members agreed they would rather see that green space stay Council will also consider appointing the new Arts and Cultural Commission as per a city or dinance passed A lastminute amendment to the ordinance states that four of the seven commission members must come from a list of 20 candidates submitted by the Greater New Braunfels Arts Delashmutt said the list of nominees is and has been for warded to council A muchdiscussed boat hoist built by Michael Flume at 464 Rio Drive may finally get an after thefact building permit Delashmutt said Flume had brought in a copy of the engineering drawings for the and also a copy of his permit from the GuadalupeBlanco River Council members will hear New Braunfels Utilities preliminary plans for lowering the Comal River for repairs to hydroelectric They will also consider donating a 1971 GMC ambulance to the Comal County Commissioners which would then be able to redonate it to a volunteer Emergency Medical Service unit somewhere in the The old ambulance is being replaced by a new one at the city Delashmutt said a donation to the county would benefit both It would give better protection to the area around the and also cut down on our need for he The council will review bids on a hydraulic trencher for the city Department of Parks and The trencher will hook up to the citys frontend and can be used to dig holes for laying sprinkler Council members will also consider advertising for bids on a greens mower and riding front mower for the golf and for a mapping service to update the official city Recovery Economists near WASHINGTON AP Take recession weary America Here comes the Unfazed by a year of wrong most private and government forecasters are saying the economy will begin pulling out of the recession in the next month or Many were almost as optimistic last winter and New government figures released Friday said the national economy was absolutely flat in the JulySeptember quarter no no just sitting Until it starts moving unemployment is unlikely to recede much from the highest level in 42 years percent in But analysts say the fact that interest rates have been falling over the past few months means better times are almost surely David a senior economist at Chase Econometrics in Bala talks of a snowballing At lower rates make it cheaper for Americans to buy expensive items ranging from refrigerators on up to And they make it cheaper for businesses to finance storage of in ventory lessening their risk in in creasing The way the snowball is supposed to roll Lower rates coupled with this years taxrate cut and See Page 16A Borchers wins Miss By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer New Braunfels High School twirler Brenda Borchers was crowned New Braunfels Junior and honored for her scholastic achievement at the Civic Center Saturday First runnerup was Sarah second runnerup was Shannon and fourth was Lisa Third runnerup Paula Gansky also captured the Spirit of Junior Miss and the Poise and Appearance Pam Dunks was awarded the Creative and Performing Arts and Roseann Leyh was honored for Physical who was sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Arts will advance to the Texas Junior Miss Pageant held in New Braunfels in The state winner will represent Texas in Americas Junior Miss National Finals in Among her honors as New Braunfels Junior Borchers will receive a scholarship from Mary Hardin Baylor a scholarship and banner from New Braunfels Merchants Lambda Psi a plaque from Star Awards and a diamond pendant froin savings accounts from First Federal Savings and Guaranty State and New Braunfels Savings and two savings bonds from New Braunfels National Bank and Texas Commerce two gift certificates from Carolyns and a gift certificate from a curling iron from and a JustInCase Face Case from Coiffures De Ville and Merle Norman For the Scholastic Achievement Borchers will be awarded a scholarship and a corsage from Comal Flower As first who is head majorette at New Braunfels High will receive a scholarship from New Braunfels two gift certificates from Rachelles and a Just inCase Face and a bouquet from Flowers by Second runnerup Kennady also 198182 Comal County Fair Princess will get a scholarship from New Braunfels two gift cer See Page 16A Brenda Borchers left and Sarah Tagert Stall photos by Richardson Left to Lisa Shannon Brenda Sarah Tagert and Paula Gansky Comfund sets 15 cutoff By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The Comal County Community Fund is away from reaching its 1982 drive goal of As of total pledges registered said Comfund secretary Suzanne She added the board of directors had determined 15 as the cutoff date for this years Last years Comfund which fell short of its goal by about wasnt over until the beginning of this But Comfund president John Turman said We decided to cut everything off on 15 this Because the 1981 goal wasnt funded agencies only received 87 percent of their original allocations last That makes meeting the 1982 goal even more Turman The 18 agencies funded by Comfund donations are American Red Arthritis Bihl Rehabilitation Boy Scouts of Cerebral Palsy Treatment Comal County Head Comal County Mental HealthMental Retardation Comal County Senior Citizens Comal County Youth Community Service Crisis Hays County Womens Home Care of Comal Humane Society of New Braunfels Landa Recreation Lone Star Girl Scout Salvation Texas Society for Autistic Children and United Way of We have gotten some good and a lot more negative than I Turman Some of those we approach are completely turned and I dont know I dont know if they just dont know what the program is all about or The Comfund president said the group is so close to reaching the but were at the point of asking what more can we do About the only answer go back and beg some Turman cited Westpoint Pepperell empkvees as having doubled their contributions from last and a local Kiwanis Club that got 100 percent participation from its There are numerous other examples of organizations that have been but I certainly think these are worth he It that retailers arent hesitant to give but they are hesitant to ask their employees for Turman In the businesses Ive been I have found if t e employees are asked or reminded there is a need they give Local drug manufacturing lab just one link in chain Inside Staff photo by John Senter Why is this man smiling its not a case of victory destroying New Braunfels tailback James Delemos illustrates the Unicorn hand signal after Friday nights 2812 playoff victory over Carrizo The Unicorns will move into the second round November when they meet Donna High School on the Texas campus in Game time is See page It was approximately one year ago that federal drug agents found a speed laboratory in a local Government men confiscated the equipment stored at Ralph Curtis Builders on Walnut In the ensuing they seized three more one in Fredericksburg and two in the San Marcos All were located in Special agent Fred Thomas of Austin said the units were rented under different but they were all members of the DOPEC Last a federal grand jury indicted 20 leaders of a group which authorities say was making and distributing methamphetamine in Louisiana and The informal name DOPEC which stands for Pear Epperson and includes initials of four principal Charles Michael Oberski and Norman Richard Epperson were in custody as of Friday along with nine other Oberski was picked up in The remaining suspects named in the in dictments had all been arrested by Thomas said the list did not include any Comal County Investigation on this case began almost a year before the New Braunfels lab was Thomas The drug described by Carter as a millionayear is believed to have been operating in Texas since In the it has run labs in Baton Rouge and the San Antonio agent DYANNE FRY Todays Weather Dont let the fog fool Theres no rain in the forecast for either today or Monday just cloudy to partly cloudy with highs in the upper and lows in the low SV Opens Season The Smithson Valley Rangers and Hangerettes open their 1982 basketball season but there are minor See page