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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 22, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Unemployed man gets job after saving blind mans life NEW YORK AP A job reference from President Reagan and a new job arrived in quick succession for an unemployed father of eight who risked his life to save a blind man from being crushed by a subway President Reagan called Reginald Andrews on but it took awhile for Andrews to believe I thought it was comic impersonator Rich Little at I didnt know if it was a crank or for The more he the more I realized it was The president called to congratulate Andrews for saving 75yearold David a blind man who mistook the space between cars for a train doorway and fell to the tracks at a Manhattan subway I wasnt thinking about the just that somebody needs Andrews said of Mondays who had been unemployed for about a rescued Schnair while on his way home from a job interview at a Manhattan meat where he was competing with nine other Reagan also called Ed vice president of Jamac Frozen the to put in a good word for the unemployed Bless Marbach quoted the president as Marbach then called Andrews and told him the job was his and that he could start work in two when torn knee ligaments Andrews suffered in the rescue are Andrews said that the president asked how I was See Page 16A It 5 Mitcn w Box Cheer Fund Time is running out to contribute to our Cheer since our plan is to distribute the food baskets Christmas which is this We are ex tremely pleased with the as contributions continue to come Here are our most recent con tributors Old New contributors Comal County Medical Society Auxiliary Joe Jack Kneuppor canned goods and Dianna Gunn goods Robert goods New A note about the it reflects only the monetary In addition to that bottom we also have a large stockpile of canned Since it would be difficult to calculate a dollar value on these they are not included in the If you would like to you can mail a check to NB HeraldZeitung Cheer PO Drawer New You can also drop it by our offices at 180 South If you have nonperishable food items to you can bring those by our Circulation or contact circulation manager Don Avery at 625 9144 if you would like us to pick them we appreciate your LUJ New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeituno 248 28 Pages2 Sections WEDNESDAY December 25 cants 248 USPS 377880 Bulverde villages eye vote Residents mull incorporation Two proposed Bulverde and North have applied for incorporation and orders for their elections have been The two located within the area between Highway 46 along Bulverde Road to Highway 281 to Cibolo will include most of Bulverde Bulverde Hills and Bulverde Oaks Residents of both villages are concerned about the protection of the quality and quantity of water in the Trinity Aquifer the sole source of water for that They also want their police and fire protection upgraded and wish to obtain ordinancemaking Orderly and planned locally is the residents main A village meeting will be held at the Bulverde Community Center on 3 at to give Bulverde residents a chance to ask questions and share their thoughts concerning in See Page 16A Fraud suspect dead in car Plant parenthood There should be even more green around the monument in Landa Park commemorating park founders Joseph and Helena City Staff photo by Cindy Richardson workers John Coronado left and Raymond Zavala plant trees around the monument By DYANNEFRY Staff writer A Brownsville attorney whose name has been linked with bank fraud and financial schemes in several Texas towns was found dead in Comal County Tuesday The body of Peter Watts was found in the back seat of a Chevrolet Blazer off Smithsons Valley one mile north of FM The Blazer was parked next to an abandoned house on the property of Deans Paul The Sheriffs office said Deans body was discovered by a neighboring rancher at approximately Peace Justice Blanchard pronounced him dead at and sent the remains to the Travis County Medical Examiner for an Cause of death had not been determined at press time a report was expected some time Sheriffs investigator Rudy Rubio said a hose had been connected to the Blazers exhaust leading into the But Sheriff Walter Fellers One of the windows was as I understand A handgun was found in or near the but reports indicated it had not been County authorities also found a portable television set on the hood of the plugged into a house electrical The TV was on when officers Since the body was Rubio said the sheriffs office has been flooded with mostly from the San Angelo and Brownsville requesting information about his whereabouts has been a mystery for several Sources indicated the phones in his Brown sville law office were disconnected more than a week Weve had inquiries from the said Weve got nothing complete that we can give em Stories published Tuesday and Wednesday in the San Angelo StandardTimes said Dean was in volved in Central Texas a company linked to the 19 See DEAD Page 16A Appraisal board tables vote on Pickett review panel members Inside Directors of the Comal County Appraisal District decided to tackle the heavy questions next Two items on their Monday night agenda were tabled for reconsideration at the first meeting in The board members werent suf fering from holiday They simply thought the districts new appraisal contract with Thomas Pickett needed looking over before being And chairman Leroy Goodson said the group should take nominations from participating taxing entities before filling seats on next years Appraisal Review Some names have been tossed he told Chief Appraiser Glenn It may have been in the heat of the reappraisal but I think we should see if any of our governments have any The review board was established early in Three of its six members Erwin Ferd Wirth and Larry Evans were appointed to one year Brucks had recom mended that all three be reappointed to full twoyear The review board met 13 to clear up a few lastminute problems with the tax The directors consensus on Picketts contract for the next two years was summed up by Charles Lewis I dont like to sign anything drawn up by the guy whos asked me to sign without having my lawyer look at it The Corpus Christ firm was con tracted to appraise industrial and large commercial properties during the districts first two years of The present contract ex pires Vice president Stone said Pickett could get the job done if directors waited until 17 to make a decision on Brucks said the new contract is worded much the same as the first which was reviewed by the county attorney before it was Lewis doesnt think the district really needs or any other outside appraisal Ive gone on record as saying this you all know where I he told the rest of the We spent last and this Weve got the best appraisers in the right here in this But if the board does decide to re hire Lewis thinks the con tract language could use some tightening To back his he cited problems that arose under the present This may shock and I hope it he told Last one of our taxing entities asked one of your people for some The answer they got just use last years Lewis said that when the roll is hed like to see copies sent to each board and each and county tax as well as the chief ap Our contract is with the appraisal Stone reminded the indicating that any information to the county or school districts should come through Brucks office Lewis was also concerned about the clause requiring quarterly payments to In the payments have been made on but work has not always been completed on If you laid down a fourth of your work so we could look at I wouldnt object to a payment on Lewis Director Glyn Goff agreed the districts legal Wood Henderson of should look at the contract before He said next it might be nice to have sample contracts by so that See Page 16A ONLY Z SHOPPING TIL Todays Weather Dont expect a white Christmas in Comal Temperatures will continue to be un seasonably warm with partly cloudy skies through the Today and Thursdays high will be in the upper70s with increasing cloudiness late Early morning fog is also Winds will be out of the southsoutheast near 15 mph decreasing to light and southerly less than 10 mph The low tonight will be in the low50s with sunset expected at Sunrise will be at Padres Sign Garvey Powerhitting first baseman Steve Garvey signed a fiveyear contract worth a potential million with San Diego Padres Tuesday and immediately forecast a division Is he getting See Page Ducking The Issues The House has already gone but the lameduck Seriate remains and after three weeks of fighting and most of the bills President Reagan asked for were not the president called the session worthwhile for what it did See Page CLASSIFIED War of nerves Senate faces another gas tax filibuster WASHINGTON AP The House has gone home for leaving behind an exhausted Senate held hostage by a test of wills over a proposed nickel agallon boost in the federal gasoline The House completed its last major act of the year Tuesday night voting 18087 to send the com promise jobscreating gasoline tax hike to the Then it quit for the But in the which has been haunted by the tax legislation throughout the lameduck conservative Republicans immediately mounted their third filibuster against the tax increase they forcing another postmidnight Majority Leader Howard Baker vowed to bring the measure to a final but Jesse was just as steadfast in his determination to prevent It was nearly 1 today when Baker and Helms agreed to take a vote Thursday on choking off which would clear the way for final congressional action on the The Senate then until later today when a pro forma session will be Congressional aides said Baker was pressing senators anxious to go home for Christmas to stay in town to maintain a quorum when the vote to cut of debate is taken If we get cloture cut off debate were going to pass the predicted Tom a Baker pleaded for an end to the Republican jousting and the agonizing of this Weve been hero 125 hours since Monday a week We all are There comes a time when we ought to show clown on this or we ought to go Democratic Robert Byrd of West Virginia said Tuesday night as the Senate trudged through another marathon Baker would not telling the Senate I intend to go forward with this Helms would not I want all senators to know I love them but I want all senators to know I did not come to Washington to win a popularity contest among my fellow Helms See GAS Page 16A Duggan sends brief to Austin to begin election investigation By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Canyon Lake businesswoman Lois Duggan is continuing with what she calls her walk through the Texas election Friday she presented the necessary legal documents to the Texas Secretary of States Office initiating an investigation into the local May and November elections specifically the precinct 4 county commissioners Duggan was a candidate in that race in the May Republican She lost that race by 19 votes to Bill who went on to defeat incumbent Commissioner Heitkamp in the November Her investigation request stems from votes cast by residents of River a local mentalhealth in which George is a limited In her objections to both Duggan did not question River Gardens residents right to She object to their voting absentee in the May Duggan contended that the Texas Election Code did specifically outline laws allowing them to vote Im not questioning their right to just the manner in which they she said There is also a deep question in my mind whether George was entitled to be on that George and his wife who have invested money into the operating expenses of River Gar have contended all along that there was no The residents at River Gardens have a right to And Duggan continues to infer that there was See Page 16A
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