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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 12, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Water playground Her op MU box ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer New park going up near Chemical Express Its Just a field of Caterpillar tracks right But Southern Slides hopes to turn 26 acres of IH 35 frontage property into a largescale water park by July We wouldnt be starting if we didnt think we were going to make the said Job superintendent Brian Bourdages with an air of The construction is taking place four miles north of the New Braunfels city just off the northbound side of the highway and directly south of Chemical The finished park will contain two a number of water slides ranging from simple to really a picnic and bar becue tennis and basketball an a gift shop and parking space for It will be a familyoriented Bourdages designed to handle up to visitors In one His employers are v pretty ran the AustinSan Antonio area will provide those A lot of research went into this said the noting it was midway between the two The 26 acres now under plus an additional are owned by a group of Canadian Bourdages Southern Slides is an American See Page 12 Bulldozers have been working day and night on the park site Staff photo by John Stnttr New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeituiiQ 72 12 Pages TUESDAY April 25 cents USPS 377880 Gandhi sweeps Academy Awards LOS ANGELES AP Another 20 years Without question I would do it said a clearly gratified Richard Attenborough as his two decades of struggle on the epic Gandhi paid off with eight including best who produced and directed said his wildest expectations were more than fulfilled Monday night at the 55th annual Academy The movie also earned him the best director award for Ben best actor Six and a half months pregnant with her second Meryl Streep admitted that attending the ceremony had entailed a certain amount of physical discomfort The baby was kicking all night she smiled Meryl who won the best actress award for her portrayal of the tortured Polish war refugee in Sophies said she thought shed given her best performance ever in the I dont think Ill ever see one like that said Six and a half months pregnant with her second Miss Streep admitted that attending the ceremony had entailed a certain amount of physical discomfort The baby was kicking all night she smiled It was Miss Streeps second Oscar she won for supporting actress in 1979 in Kramer Louis Gossett became the first black actor since Sidney Poitiers best actor award for 1963s Lilies of the Field to garner an winning best supporting honors for his steelhard drill sergeant in An Officer and a Only one other black performer has ever won an Oscar Hattie McDaniel for Gone With the Wind in Gossett previously won an Emmy as the slave Fiddler in the miniseries Noting that his Oscarwinning role was not written for a black Gossett offered some advice to other black actors Dont look at black parts look at He added that the part was not changed in any way after it was given to Speaking to reporters Attenborough said of Gandhi that no British film has ever won this many Attenborough commented on Gandhis influence on Polands Lech Walesa and the late Martin Luther King What we should be saying to Reagan and Andropov and Thatcher We dont want to accept he said who played Mohandas Gandhi from his days as a young lawyer battling discrimination in South Africa to his assassination after Indias In said he thought the Mahatma would have been delighted with the Were quite overwhelmed that weve been able to capture the popular imagination with a hero of said the bespectacled who is part He is an experienced classical actor on the British but Gandhi was his first Miss Streeps primary competition this year was Jessica Langes performance in the harrowing story of actress Frances But Miss Lange seemed content with her consolation prize as best supporting actress for her soap opera star role in See Page 12 Tragic night Savages mental test key points as trial opens Powerful Job v John Senter Believe it or there is a man working on this electric transmission line outside New But you have to look real close to see him as he works on the left side of the Talk about getting to the By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A New Braunfels Police officer re created a grim scene to open the in voluntary manslaughter trial of William Dale Savage of San Antonio Tuesday in District Savage was charged with driving while intoxicated the night of after his 1970 Volkswagen struck Ruben Sauceda his expectant wife their 23month old daughter and 11month old all walking along Highway 81 Sauceda was dead at the the two children died at McKenna Memorial Hospital and Sauceda died 31 at Brooke Army Medical Charges against Savage were upped to involuntary manslaughter after results from a blood drawn at were The test showed his alcohoMsvel was oter more than twice the legal limit in A pretrial hearing Tuesday focused on that blood with testimony from NBPD investigating officer Dudley Ives and the defendant outside the jurys Presiding 207th District Court Judge Robert Pfeuffer ruled the consent for the blood test had been given freely and and the test sample would be ad missible in the case against District Attorney Bill Schroeder read an indictment returned against Savage by a Comal County Grand Jury on to the jury Tuesday Savage followed with a plea of not guilty to the charge applicable in this that of killing Ruben Sauceda Ives described the scene of the accident for the The adult male was in the roadway near the center He appeared His head was very and there was blood all over his Ives The investigating officer said his first concern was to aid the While waiting for Emergency Service Medical personnel to arrive at the Savage was pointed out to Officer Ives as the vehicles Ives described Savages demeanor as crying and talking to the crowd whenever someone would pass by Schroeder asked what Savage was and Ives He was I never saw things of that Was Savage in your and based on your 1011 years of experience as a police of Schroeder The officer said Savage was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital for treatment of a scratch on his Ives I asked him to submit to either a urine or breath and he made the In defense See Page 12 Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and warm mostly cloudy and mild and partly cloudy and cooler Winds will be southeasterly at 1015 mph decreasing to 510 Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at Long Distance Shannon Albrecht would like to run in the Her coach says already a winner of several Texas distance running has got the talent and the And she certainly has the time to get since Shannon is only 10 years See Page Dwindling Hopes The Palestine Liberation Organization has rejected President Reagans proposal to led Jordan negotiate with Israel on behalf of the Palestinian Reagan insists the plan is not dead since it still has the support of many moderate Arab See Page DEAR TV County plans campaign for bonds By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer They want the money for different And neither has expressed a public interest to coordinate its But both Comal County and the New Braunfels Independent School District which have scheduled multimillion bond elections within the same week are going about it the same Within the next three voters can expect to see representatives from both governmental entiles out actively campaigning for their respective bond Commissioners Court began preparing for its May 7 bond election by appointing 52 judges and election officials to preside during the As NBISD did last the county is planning to organize a bond issue committee whose goal it will be to promote the countys million May 7 bond The county needs the money to build a new which according to a federal lawsuit settlement must be completed no later than The school on the other says it needs its million bond issue passed on May 3 to meet NBISDs growing population and upgrade current Like the school district is now the county plans to speak before various civic and service organizations prior to countys May 7th County Judge Fred Clark said Unlike the school the county will hold a series of townhall type meetings throughout the Clark Some of these meeting dates were announced Monday although more dates will be set later Commissioner Bill George said the Canyon Lake Noon and Evening Lions both planned to discuss the countys bond election at its noon and 7 meeting on April But both these which will be held at Startz may not be open to the entire public especially the Noon Lions George Hearing Clark suggested that George arrange to rent the VFW Hall in Saltier for a town hall On April 30 at the civic center in Cypress the property owners associalion of Cypress Cove will also meet at 7 to discuss the jail bond George A similar meeling is sel for April 25 al 7 at the Bracken Fire Commissioner Monroe Welz And Ihe Bulverde Lions Cluo has also indicaled lhal il would sponsor a townhull meeling for Ihe Bulverde communily al some fulure Commissioner Jumbo Evans Commissioner Charles Tart whose precincl includes mosl of Ihe queslioned whether a meeting will be held in He also recommended that members of the yettobe appointed bond promotion committee visit with various local civic and service Were talking about forming a committee to See Page 12 Council passes Entex increase after Mondays second reading In these highpriced a 46cent hike in the cost of natural gas service may not sound like But City Council found it just as hard to swallow on second reading as it was on the Robert district manager for presented his case when the company first applied for the But Joe Rogers asked him to run it by again on Monday The way Jones explained Entex is trying to recoup the increased costs of running its business last of getting gas out to the and keeping the In each customer cost us as compared to in said His company divided the difference by the total number of customers in the South Texas and divided that by to get the monthly increase of 46 These are actual already said The proposed hike doesnt cover the in creasing cost of gas That will be a separate prorated onto each monthly It doesnt contribute to retirement of company And it doesnt provide for any extra When Rogers Jones said the gas company usually operates with a sixpercent profit At without the rate hike in its about five and a Rogers figured that 46 when multiplied by would buy a lot of stamps and It sounds like a lot of money to but I guess its not for big he But somebody is going to have to say no to these in flationary When council voted on the second reading of the ratehike Rogers voted aye with everyone but not very Who he Maybe someday our gas will be as cheap as it is in DYANNE FRY Pussyfooting around Council approves cat show after litteral debate City Council has consented to a cat show in Ihe Civic Cenler sometime next year provided the honorees bring their own restroom Frances presidenl of Ihe Mission City Cat had already promised plenty of kitty which would be kept inside Ihe cages and neatly disposed of in plastic bags at the close of the twoday But Ihe recalling the con sequences of two dog shows held there in the made the Civic Centers sinks and as well as the water off limits lo Members agreed the club could have its on condition that no animals no fourlegged animals be allowed in the said Councilmember Laverne some dog owners at past shows had chosen to groom their animals Councilmember Joe Rogers recalled that the Civic Centers maintenance man became quite hostile when leftover fur ended up in the and even the air conditioning Max Winkler wondered if the council should also require cages to be placed a certain distance from the the lower parts of which had to be masked with plastic for the earlier dog Cats dont do the same thing dogs Rogers pointed The Mission City club has not set a specific date for its but it will be See Page 12
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