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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 15, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Da Ha Texas it OK Bartling files in NBISD race Inside If he decides to seek William Lee will have competition for place 5 on the board of trustees of the New Braunfels Independent School Fortysixyearold Gladys currently president of the Parent Teachers Association at New Braunfels High has filed that place now held by Lee who has not yet announced his a financial secretary at First said her main reason for running was because of her interest in children and their future and out of concern for the Children have a very important in terest in said who has two 10th and 12th Unlike David Cook the only other candidate to file beside herself and in cumbents Rudy Reimer and Bob Self Bartling was highly complementary of the current who is running against Reimer for place has voiced opposition to the boards action regarding the disciplinary expulsion of three high school girls in October for being in possession of beer on a school campus after In a letter to the Cook vowed to strongly oppose the reelection of any current board on the other said she thought the current school board had done a good I believe that discipline belongs in the she The teachers in the classroom shouldnt have to worry about disciplining the Their responsibility is to A resident of the district for 40 Bartling noted that shes been active in various PTAs and PACT Parents and Children a parent peer Places and 7 are all up for re election on April Anyone wishing to file for any of these spots may do so at the NBISD Adminstrative Deadline for filing is March 2 at RunninRebs Reign After weeks of being the only undefeated major college basketball the Runnin Rebels of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas must have wondered if they ever would get It took losses to both Virginia and North Carolina last week to do but UNLV is finally ranked l in the Associated Press college basketball Page DEAfli A6BY New Braunfels New Texas 92 32 Zeituno 12 Pages TUESDAY February 25 cents USPS 377880 Hotel taxslices cut the same way ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer It was cold war in the City Council chambers Monday as the council considered future allocation of the city hotelmotel There wasno and very little mud Two opposing groups presented their cases more or less But each was obviously fighting for its The Chamber of Commerce convention and tourism committee got what it which was to maintain the status For the next two the hotel tax will be divided as it has been this year 80 percent to the chamber for promotion of winter 10 percent for the city and 10 percent for the The vote was with Max Winkler and Barbara Tieken on the losing The Greater New Braunfels Arts Council had requested 25 percent of the the maximum allowed by state The chamber on the other it w6uld be hard put to continue its present winter advertising program even with the usual 80 Committee president Andy Divine made a case for the importance of the tourist dollar at every level of New Braunfels His presentation included statements from representatives of the real resort and newspaper Arts council representatives stressed quality of and called attention to the additional tourist drawing power of a wellestablished arts com I think I know whereof I said Dick director of the Heritage Chorale and the choirs at First Protestant I came to this community from and I have dealt with large numbers of what they call snow They came not just for the beaches which I but because of the cultural In a written statement to the City arts council officer Elizabeth Elliott pointed out that the arts as such have actually received only five percent of the hotel tax in the The 10 percent allocation has been divided between her Circle Arts the MidTexas the Sophienburg Museum and the New Braunfels Conservation The latter two Elliott fall under the heading of museums and historical preservation rather than The arts group suggested that 10 percent of the tax be allocated to historical and 15 to arts The arts are not The arts are she at the end of an emotional Divine said New Braunfels doesnt have enough to talk in If we had or to promote this maybe we could afford to give a larger percentage to the arts and he The chambers share of the tax receipts in 1982 totaled just under Surely youre not going to wait that long before you give something to the Winkler looking And he questioned whether New Braunfels winter visitors really come here in response to chamber He said most of the ones hed talked to told him they came because their friends recommended See Page 12 f luoridation on April 2nd ballot Staff photo by Dyanne Fry Tom Purdum gives the Chamber view City Councils new election plan will go up for a public vote on April Aguinaldo and Christina Zamora promise to work for its We are not neither will we be passive any said reading a prepared statement to the council Monday We are a power in this com munity to contend not step children grateful for whatever crumbs you see fit to give The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund ex pressed its displeasure in a statement read by local resident Valdemar To change the way city council members are New Braunfels must amend its city This in turn requires a public A second charter amendment more a deletion has been added to the April In response to a petition brought in last council is giving a chance to repeal Charter Section which provides for fluoridation of the citys water The ordinance setting up this two pronged referendum passed Since Max Winkler and Barbara Tieken opposed changes made in the Charter Review Com mittees election plan last this was somewhat Tieken said later that shed misunderstood she thought council was just voting on the fluoridation the Mexican Americans in the council chamber thought so Neither Zamora nor Espinoza asked permission to read their statements until after the or dinance became Mayor Stratemann started to say that discussion was now but Zamora We were not given a chance to Both MALDEF and the citizens Committee for Justice headed by the Zamoras were happy with the charter review committees proposed election Present opposition stems from one change made by the City Under the present all seven council members are elected at by The cityappointed review working closely with MALDEF decided that four members should be elected from neighborhood one of which will be predominantly Mexican The other three were to be elected at large by plurality no and no City Attorney John Chunn found this last provision to be in violation of the Texas So council decided the three atlarge members should be elected by and by majority just as they are What the council presents to the 34 percent Mexican American population of New Braunfels is the maintenance of the very system they were asked to said See Page 12 Trim the fat Budget deficits chief reason for poor Kent says Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Calvin Kent offers his economic views for students By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer The nations economy is now undergoing a somewhat anemic recovery in the opinion of one And with a national debt in excess of he doesnt expect that recovery to become much It will not be economist Calvin Kent predicted Monday before area high school students who will this week participate in the Chamber of Commerces third annual Shadow We have just completed the worst economic decade this nation has experienced since the great he said referring to And what were experiencing now is the horrible illusion we lived with in the when he said this country experienced more and more in made us think we were getting economically In the we saw this countrys productivity peak and begin to said director of the Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Baylor Kent spoke before a earlymorning crowd gathered in the Civic According to Chamber approximately 125 students will par ticipate as shadows this week to 52 local business The Shadow Program as explained by Ron chairman of the Chambers Free Enterprise Education Committee is designed to give students handson experience with the American Free En terprise System by allowing them to spend a a day on the job with a businessman or The the most obvious answer to getting the economy into shape in Kent said is that there has to be a massive trimming of spending by our Theres no way to solve our economic problems in this nation without a lot of he And the longer we put if the greater the The pain will come in the form of billion thats got to be trimmed out of the national budget over the next two Itll have to come from national defense social security and highway he The problem is that weve told we could have everything and not pay for said who noted that hes spent his lifetime either working for the government as an economic consultant or being a college Despite our current economic Kent told the crowd that this nation is Where is it that our prosperity comes from With six percent of the worlds population we produce almost 40 percent of all the goods and services consumed by We have the highest stan dard of living that world has ever he Answering his own Kent explained that this country is rich due to the phenomenal productivity of this For each manhour Americans produce more than workers in any other nation we have prospered because we have been he But things are not as good as they used to the economist This nations lead in productivity has he noting that in 1970 the United States was viewed as a super power one that no nation stood near in termof In the slipped from the number one spot to number eight in its productivity And as a this country has been experiencing an economic he See Page 12 State again seeks spike buck ban With this years hunting season barely Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is looking toward next season when it proposes that the shooting of spike bucks be This is in direct opposition to the regulations adopted by Coma Commissioners Court for the local hunting season that legally finished on The court last year vetoed the regulations proposed by the state thus making it illegal to shoot spike Legally the court has the power and has used it in previous years to veto the commissions proposed hunting By using this the court ensures that the regulations for the previous hunting season automatically remain in effect for another In 1982 the court vetoed the commissions proposed regulations that called for a change in antlerless deer hunting so that an antlerless deer tag would be required for either sex of It was also proposed that the definition of a buck deer to be changed to mean one with hardened antlers protruding through the This change would make spike buck hunting In previous years the legalization of spike buck hunting has been a sore point between the com mission and Commissioners Last year and apparent from Mondays the court doesnt as strongly oppose the hunting of spike as it is concerned about an tlerless deer This the parks and wildlife com mission has not made any proposals concerning the hunting of does without a Commissioners vetoed last years regulations out of their strong opposition to the regulation con cerning antlerless deer Without much the court listened Monday as Charles Winkler of parks and explain the new proposed Winklers visit was only an informative since the court cannot take any action until parks and wildlife formally adopts the new At that time which will probably be sometime in May the court can veto or adopt the regulations for Comal Before parks and wildlife adopts new Winkler said a public hearing will be held here sometime the week of March See Page 12 Jobs package en route to speedy consideration WASHINGTON AP Emergency jobs legislation recommended by President Reagan and modified by Democrats is speeding toward quick congressional and is likely to clear the House within two Democratic leaders agreed Monday to accept the recession relief measure proposed by President Reagans senior advisers Speaker Thomas QNeiU said House Democrats will likely add about II Wftion to the W3 billion then liter measure the president is almost sure to For there was broad agreement among Republicans and Democrats in Congress and at the White House that some form of quick aid be signed into law within the next several weeks to help the jobless and those unable to pay for QNeill saW House Democratic leaders agreed it was necessary to move the measure in order that we bring relief to those millions of Americans who mint suffer through this winter without the IMpiMwfll HWW   

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