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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 16, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas iHtCh wonjble W3o Com pi Local Cage Results Kerrville Unicorns 51 Anthonys Cougars 52 Rangers Randolph 40 Randolph Rangerettes 25 NFL Playoffs Washington Minnesota 7 New York Los Angeles 14 San Diego at Miami Green Bay at Dallas SWC Scores Arkansas SMU 56 Houston Texas 52 Texas Baylor 66 Texas Tech Pan American 52 Lots of Upsets North Carolina Virginia 95 Boston College Johns 64 Auburn Kentucky 67 Georgia Alabama 64 Texas NBA Spurs Bullets 96 Nuggets Rockets 111 Jazz Mavericks 105 New Braunfels New Texas 92 11 Zeltung n 4i SUNDAY January SO cents 64 Sections USPS 377880V Bulverde villages lose 51 margin ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer It seems most Bulverde residents are quite happy living under a county Or perhaps they consider it the lesser of two Incorporation was voted down five to one on Two hundred fortynine voters an estimated 50 percent turned out to express their Two separate villages were dubbed Bulverde and North Bulverde residents voted at Justice of the Peace Fred Stewarts There were 150 votes cast 21 in favor of incorporation and 129 Ninetynine North Bulverde residents voted at Jahnsens Party House 19 and 80 against in Those in favor of incorporation thought an independent city government would give Bulverde some means of controlling growth and the drain on its limited water But many residents objected to the idea of a new government with the power to levy still more and thought the problems would outweigh the Even members of the committee that called the election had weakened their stance these past admitting there were too many unanswered Citizens will have to wait one year before bringing the incorporation issue up for a vote this community in southwest Comal County will go back to being just Another election held Saturday drew less interest Oliver running unopposed for another term on Edwards Underground Water Districts board of received only 69 votes from all of Comal But even at he was a Inside Todays Weather Today will be fair and with variable Expect in creasing cloudiness tonight and with more cool tem Sunrise today will be at All State Unicorns For the second year in a Unicorn running back Earl Wilson has been named to the 4A All State first Tight end Rick Shultz placed on the second while lineman Tim Doty rated an honorable Wilson rushed for over yards to pace the Unicorns to a state semifinal Page 5B DEAR TV Braniff future brighter after agreement reached FORT WORTH AP Braniff Internationals major creditors and local airport officials announced agreements Saturday tov Pacific Southwest Airlines half of its terminal gates in a proposed business venture with The agreements were announced at a bankruptcy court hearing where Braniff attempted to win support for its plans to avoid The creditors agreement was reached after latenight meetings Friday between creditors and of ficials of the two A tentative agreement was also reached allowing cash payments for back pay owed former Braniff We have resolved the issues that were remaining among the unsecured Braniff attorney Michael Crames told Bankruptcy Court Judge John It is a most significant step Unsecured creditors are those whose loans are not backed by Braniff Representatives of Braniffs secured creditors and lawyers for the airlines unions added their assent to the Braniff chairman Howard Putnam said the DallasFort Worth Regional Airport boardhad agreed to drep all litigation against the enabling PSA to carve out their piece of the facilities at the Putnam called the agreement a very big step because it could help PSA in its bid to secure Braniffs former landing slots from the Federal Aviation Other airlines now using the slots on a temporary basis have said they will sue to stop any FAA decision to take them When youve got the DallasFort Worth community on your it certainly makes a better Putnam He said an agreement between and the FAA when the slots were allotted last summer allowed the airline to recall That agreement should still stand and PSA is qualified to receive the slots when they are he In the DFW board voted to See Page 12A Prickly pair Stall photos by Cindy Richardson With winter weather finally starting to hint that it may arrive its time for everyone to start thinking about dressing a little more as these cacti on Azalea Lane Dredging gets okay from Corps Landa project to begin Monday By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Dredging relief for the main channels of Landa threatened by a twoinch fish and postponed got an approving nod from the Fort Worth District Corps of Engineers Friday The Corps no changed to a go ahead at and gave the dredging originally scheduled to begin 10 and then postponed until new The Corps concern was largely over possible danger to the fountain darter a tworinch fish on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Comissions endangered species living in Landa From its beginning as just an the dredging project has been coor dinated with the Utilities lowering of the lakes water level some 4048 Several intake grates at the upper millrace near the hydroelectric plant are in need of before they break away from their braces and damage the Well begin opening Up the floodgates at the hydroelectric plant about 4 Well have the hydrounit at full and as the hydro grinds well shut it Utilities manager Bob Sohn said Repair work should take a maximum of two the city has plans to dredge the main spring area of Landa Lake between the main part of Landa Park and the peninsula with the circular and the springs area in the vicinity of the park Once the water level is the citys front end loaders wil push the muck near the banks of the and a gradeall a machine with a bucket on an arm will move back and forth along the scooping it Since it will take one maybe before the water level is lowered to the proper preparatory work will occupy Monday for city Well be using the front end loaders to prepare the sides of the channel to accept the Parks See Page 12A Social Security compromise gets Reagans backing WASHINGTON AP A billion bailout plan designed to keep Social Security solvent through 1990 won endorsement Saturday night from President congressional leaders and a majority of a special bipartisan study com The plan calls for a speedup in scheduled increases in the payroll taxing benefits received by up perand middleincome pensioners and a sixmonth delay in this Julys costofliving The agreement was reached on the last day of the commissions a life already extended from 31 by It came after strenuous bargaining back and forth between highranking White House staff members and some commission members holed up in the Blair the government VIP guest house across the street from the White Three members of the 15member commission dissented William Bill and former Joe John was but voted in favor by Armstrong said it amounted to a package of tax increases and would do nothing to restore public faith in Social In a statement issued by the White Reagan said Each of us recognizes that this is a compromise As it includes elements which each of us could not support if they were not part of a bipartisan in the interest of solving the Social Security problem equitably and on a bipartisan we have agreed to support and work for this bipartisan A statement read by Kirk ODon an aide to House Speaker Thomas ONeill said the commission adopted a bipartisan agreement acceptable to the president and to one which I can support and which I will work ONeill was the key to Democratic support of the White House spokesman Larry Speakes said the president and the speaker dealt en tirely through aides and never talked on the Senate Majority Leader Howard said in a statement read by aide Tom Griscom the pact justified his belief that the great decisions of our time must be made in a bipartisan House Republican Leader Robert Michel of Illinois issued a statement saying news of the com promise was a He It was not until those who chose to demagogue the issue fully realized the depth of the problem that any bipartisan solutions could be Speakes said the administration considered the commissions 123 vote a decisive agreement and would leave the drafting of legislation to the congressional leadership without submitting a bill of its The president later extended the life of the commission through Thursday so its report could be The commissions Alan opened a news conference to describe the agreement with the All of us swallowed very Though the package is designed to keep Social Security solvent through it would erase only about two thirds of the systems expected red ink over the next 75 years estimated at about Already the Social Security trust fund handling pension checks has been forced to borrow money twice from the relatively more flush funds handling disability payments and The pension account would run out of money by July without further new revenues or benefit The negotiators scrapped a plan to slightly increase the penalty for early retirement but kept a provision to gradually increase the bonus for those who work beyond age Greenspan said some members wanted to gradually CISD faces weighty agenda Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees will open the new year with a bang Tuesday with a hefty agenda for its first regular meeting of Status reports could very well dominate the Trustees will hear a report on the status of the Quo Warranto proceeding a method the board is considering to shrink from nine to seven members to comply with the Texas Education A report on the status of legal action with General Portland and Texas Industries is also an agenda the two industries ow the school district over in unpaid Trustees will also hear an update on CISDs appeal to the Commissioner of regarding the detachment of Encino The Bexar County Commissioners acting as the countys board of ruled in favor of the deannexation to Northeast Independent School District on The CISD school board had 30 days from that date to announce a notice of With that action taken on the Commissioner of Education now has a 30day time limit to hold a Superintendent Edgar Willhelm has said that possible rulings from the Commissioner of Education boil down to two basic choices Hell either See Page 12A New Braunfels ISO year in review looking back and looking ahead By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer In 1981 a lawsuit filed by high school students and a faulty high school gymnasium roof kept the New Braunfels Independent School District in the headlines Now with that same district getting ready to present a million bond package to its it looks like 1983 will be an even bigger year for the district especially in comparison to The districts board of trustees and administration found themselves in the public limelight many times in When compared with district events in 1981 and those forecasted for 1982 was a fairly calm There werent any major lawsuits filed against the district in But leftovers from a 1981 lawsuit and a possible lawsuit resulting from a 1981 occurance were still major topics of According to last report from Jack NBISDs the district is still waiting for a See Page 12A