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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 22, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas It m A Wrong wrong time Fire destroys outof place house at Canyon Lake The water heater and the foundation are all thats left of the house Staff photo by Sandra Jackson By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer A house that wasnt supposed to be where it was burned to the ground Saturday night in Canyon Lake Forest Whipped by high the fire destroyed the building and further com plicated a confusing situation which had begun to unfold earlier in the Located on Lot 713 on Valley View the house apparently belongs to Ted but the lot belongs to Sandor of Kansas Advised of that fact prior to the Ambrus said he did not own the nor did he know how it got Ambrus was told that a house was on his lot by the subdivision property owners The 24foot by 50foot house was illegally moved onto the said Leona treasurer of the She said that the house was brought to the attention of the association because it was less than 30 feet from the road and because plans for the house had not been approved by the building Both requirements must be met before a house can be built in Canyon Lake and it is against deed restrictions to move a prebuilt home onto a See Page 3 New Braunfels New Texas 92 37 Zdtuno 12 Pages TUESDAY February 1983 25 cents USPS 377880 OPEC oil ministers may slash prices Saudi Arabia AP OPEC oil ministers from four Persian Gulf countries met privately today to consider matching or undercutting price reductions by three other nations trying to beat an international oil A Saudi newspaper reported the Arab oil producers planned to slash their prices by as much as a Todays emergency meeting was supposed to include all six members of the Saudiled Gulf Cooperation Council according to a council But only oil ministers of Saudi the United Arab Emirates and Qatar Bahrain and which are not OPEC did not show The absences sparked predictions of an immediate price Such a move could ignite a worldwidp price lowering gas prices for American motorists but making it harder for Third World oil producers to repay their foreign To be industry analysts the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries must drop its price of a The 13 nation cartel controlled international oil prices in the 1970s but has lost some clout since then because of internal rivalries and a smaller Nigeria was the first OPEC member to break ranks when on Sunday it lowered its price by to a Its decision came after nonOPEC Britain and cut their price to a barrel for North Sea the African nations main competitor in the European oil The staterun Saudi Press Agency reported that ministers of the Gulf Coordination Council meeting here would discuss current trends in the petroleum market because of the action taken by Britain and Saudi sources said the official announcement that the entire council would meet clearly indicated a price The council includes four OPEC members Saudi and the United Arab Emirates as well as Bahrain and Without saying when the action would take the authoritative Saudi newspaper Asharq al Awsat said the councils ministers would cut prices between and per barrel to maintain competitive levels after Chamber joins move to keep new jail in downtown area Another organization has come out in favor of keeping the proposed county criminal justicedetention facility in the downtown At their monthly board meeting Chamber of Commerce directors adopted a policy concerning the location of the new jail and new post off The New Braunfels Downtown Merchants Association has also come out in favor of keeping these two facilities in the downtown Its stand concerning the post of fices location is not new to the Chamber since in 1981 it took the position that the site for a proposed new post office should be in the central business Chamber President Donnie Seay said But the Chambers feelings con cerning the location of the new jail that the county is currently planning are The reason for this position is the same as the Chambers poistion on the Civic Center and other public Seay It has been the position of the Chamber that New Braunfels should retain a viable downtown area as the hub of the By keeping public and private service institutions in the downtown the community remains a unified not divided nor in convenient for any of its Seay read from a prepared Many he said have suffered by allowing their downtown area to become a ghost town which results in a city becoming divided in its in terests and in citizen concern for the total When this happens it creates un necessary inconveniences when services are distributed to different fringe areas of the Seay Therefore the Chamber reaffirms its position in support of a downtown location for the proposed new post office and also supports the downton area as the site for a new county jail for the same In regard to the county it is also feared that moving this facility to outlying areas would cause relocation of other related services and offices that would eventually divide gover nment Seay This could be extremely costly to the taxpayers and most assuredly an inconvenience to the his statment County Judge Fred Clark has noted that the county is legally required to build the new jail within the city limits of New Currently a citizens jailsite selection committee is considering possible site for the new which will initially contain a Sheriffs Office and Justice of the Peace Eventually the county may move other Courthouse offices to the facility such as county district attorney and County Right no decision has been reached concerning moving any Courthouse offices other than those of the Sheriff and a Justice of the And Clark has emphasized that if the county decide to move other Courthouse offices to the new that the Courthouse will not become vacant due to its current overcrowded JACQUELINE SMITH the North Sea and Nigerian reduc The present structure has been debilitated after Nigeria violated it in a manner that surpassed all ex the newspaper The report also said OPECs troubleshooting committee com posed of Venezuela and the United Arab Emirates might meet soon to define a general framework for OPECs future since its present price structure has become vulnerable to total collapse as a result of Nigerias The looming price war help consumers because each drop in the price of a barrel of crude oil represents a 2V2cent drop at the Third World would be hurt by price reductions petroleum sales are used topay foreign In the state oil monopoly Pemex said it would announce official prices no later than Friday after negotiations with its not a member of set its price for lighter crude at a barrel March Previously it was Staff photo by Frances Bridges Doyle Krueger outlines plans for the upcoming conference Conference to feature Hobby speech By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer From the looks of this years lineup of state and national this years Legislative Conference will prove to be anything but Mixed in among the con Democratic and Repubican speakers is Lloyd Bentsen D who will be in New Braunfels on March 10 to accept this years Texan of the Year A reception to honor Bentsen will be held at at the Civic Center on that The 17th annual co sponsored by the Texas State Chamber and New Braunfels Chamber of will get underway the following Bentsen plans to open the conference at March 11 with a brief In addition to many other key state and national public figures on are on the for the Included in Bill Hobby who will speak at the con ferences noon Prior to Hobbys are two morning The first one of which will address national Included as speakers on this panel will be 21st District See Page 3 The race is on Dalrymple to face Bartling in Place 5 The race for place 5 on the board of trustees of the New Braunfels Independent School District has become just that a Fortytwoyearold Ronald Dalrymple has filed for that spot currently held by William Lee local church secretary Gladys filed last week week for this same a local dentist who has served on the board for seven announced last week that he will not seek a civil servant at Randolph Air Force has three children a sixth and second He works at the headquarters for Air Training Command and as such he said hes in charge of the structural maintenance for 15 air force bases throughout the A resident of the New Braunfels school district for 12 years and of the state for Dalrymple said his main reason for filing for school board was because it is an unincumbered I have no big ax to grind with the present board or the districts he I have been considering running for over a year and have at tended board When Lee announced he would not be seeking re Dalrymple said he decided to run since he would not be running against an Another main reason for his was so that he could be of assistance to the board in assuring that the children of our district are allowed the opportunity to achieve their best potential and get a good As an engineer he said I know what is needed in the hightechnical and engineering areas as well as vocational education in our school In terms of the districts million bond package which voters turned down by 158 votes on he said he did not think the district presented the bond package to the public If presented and explained to the public Dalrymple indicated that the public might pass the bond Referring to Hendricks decision last week to retire June Dalrymple said he hopes the district will give first consideration to any qualified people in our own school When asked if he knew of anyone in the district See Page 3 Nixon man gets jail term for first DWI conviction By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A precedent of sorts was set in County Courtat Law Monday for drunken drivers who cause others serious Wendell Herman Schnitz of was sen tenced to one year in jail no probation for his first driving while intoxicated offense by presiding judge Ron And County Attorney Bill Reimer was all smiles Monday This decision signals a new era for this Reimer said Automatic probation for DWI incidents with serious injury isnt here Defense attorneys walk in tell us you cant do anything to us anyway on a firsttime so you might as well bargain with This case says no more automatic rollovers for firsttime offenses with serious inj It tells people you cant go out and hurt somebody and always get probation the first time in Comal Reimer Before we might have gotten a probated for 18 or three days in probated for one but I cant recall one year no probation given before for a firsttime of The severity of the Reimer stemmed from the injuries inflicted upon Tony Lee Williams and Gayle both of New on Their motorcycle was hit headon by whose 77 Chrysler crossed over the center stripe at East San Antonio and Gilbert around Both of Williams arms were as well as one Grigson suffered a fractured along with bruises and Williams still has a pin in his Reimer and the injury will bother him from now See Page 3
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